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Table of Contents
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    Main: Letters
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    Main: Lifestyle
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    Main: Sports
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    Main: Classified
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Full Text

Short Supply
in Iraq

See Story, Page 3


Evolution Debate
Continues To

See column, Page 4

Rec. a_ p .ets
Schaeduil_ Fdr
Melon Tourney

see Story, Page 8
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Fam1iiies' 36th
' Reunion set

See story, Page 9

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831 TH YEAR NO. 44. 50 CENTS -- *

Published Wednesdays & Fridays

FRIDAY, JUNE 9. 2006


VIP, -

Shuttle At Risk

8Of Ceasing w/o

More Funding

Service Set To End

In January Of 2007

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COUNCILMAN BRIAN HAYES, a proponent of the shuttle, examines the bus when it
was first put into service a little more than a year ago. City officials are being asked
to.help keep the bus in operation by contributing funds to the service. (News Photo)

Legislative Group's

Success Recognized

Senior Staff Writer

Commissioners last week
honored members of the Jef-
ferson Legislative Committee
-- a local lobbying group -- for
,their successful work during
the last legislative session.
All told, the committee was
responsible, either directly or
indirectly, for bringing home
$21,092,688 -- the largest
amount ever allocated to the
county during a legislative, ses-
The appropriations include
,$350,000 for the courthouse
annex project; $200,000 for a
livestock and horse arena;
$347,622 for the continued
restoration of the historic A-
Building at the old high
school; and $603,331 for the
general use of the county.
Members of the. legislative
committee reportedly made
127 trips to the capitol during
the session and spent a total of
450' hours actively lobbying
lawmakers, not counting the
time of the several profes-
sional lobbyist who are part of
the group.

In addition, committee mem-
bers met in special meetings
with the Lieutenant Governor,
the House Speaker, the Senate
* President and the Agriculture
Commissioner, among other,
high-level officials.

Group Brings!
Home $21M

The number of letters, e-
mails and phone calls that the
group made or forwarded to
state officials as part of the
lobbying effort the group sim-
ply listed as "gazillions".
Last Thursday, Commission
Chairman Danny Monroe pre-
sented plaques to the four pro-
fessional lobbyists in the
group, in recognition. of their
volunteer work on behalf of
the county.
The four -- three of whom
are former legislators (Wendy
being the exception) and all of
whom are county residents --
are Curt Kiser, John Culbreath
and Wendy and David Bitner.
"We're still learning," Com-
missioner J. N. "Junior" Tuten,

president chairman of the com-
mittee, told the audience dur-
ing Thursday's presentation.
"But these four professionals
here have helped us a lot."
Added Commissioner Felix-
"Skeet" Joyner, who started
the committee four years ago,
"When we started out, we were
stepping out into the wild. We
didn't know anything about the
process. These four are our
teachers. We're learning every-
day. But there's good times
Culbreath had the last word.
He praised committee member
Dick Bailar for the latter's un-
flagging efforts on behalf of
the county.
"Dick Bailar keeps it going,"
Culbreath said. "He's the cata-
lyst that keeps the momentum
On a more somber note, Joy-
ner warned that the commit-
tee's work was not done, inso-
far as the $603,331 awarded
the county this year. The
funding is supposed to be a re-
curring appropriation for the
next 10 years to help the state's
financially strapped small
counties. But already, Joyner
(See Legislative Page 2)

Senior Staff Writer

Without an infusion of addi-
tional funding, the one-year-
old ;and much used shuttle
service could soon be history.
That was the message that
George Hlinchcliffe,a member
of the Shuttle Sustainment
Committee of the Jefferson
County Disadvantaged Trans-
portation Board, brought to
. ,:t;, oftfic l, ,:n Tic.sda;,.right.
Hinchcliffe said unless the
money is found to replace the
funding formerly provided by
the North Florida Workforce
Development Board.
(NFWFDB),' the service will
cease running in January.,
He said that's how long the
present funding, which is be-
ing provided solely by. the
Florida Department of Trans-
portation (DOT), is expected,
to last at the present rate of

He said the NFWFDB
stopped funding the program
in March because of budgetary

Hinchcliffe said the impact
to the community would be
significant, if the shuttle
stopped running.
He cited the following g sta-
tistics to underscore his point:
Since its inception a little
more than 13 months ago, the
service has provided cost-
effective public uiansporiioiu
to 3,801,0 city and county resi-
dents. .
If the service ceased, 51.1
percent of the rider-ship would
have to find another means of
transportation to their jobs, to
do their daily shopping, to pay
bills, and to conduct other con-
sumer services (or not do some
of these activities at all).
Of the rider-ship, 15.1 per-
cent would have no access to
senior-related services if the
service stopped.

Another 28.8 percent
would have no access to
medical services if the service
Hinchcliffe said the annual
cost of providing the service
for five days a week amounted
to about $40,000 annually, the
equivalent of $1.52 per vehicle
"It costs the local economy
triple this amount when
persons aren't working, aren't
receiving adequate medical
care, and aren't spending
monies in the local economy
on a regular basis." he said.:
Hinchcliffe reminded city
officials of local governments'
obligation to ensure quality o.f
life issues for its citizens,
including access to public
He asked them to see public
transportation as a vehicle for
economic development. .
How? By attracting new
businesses, affording the city's
workforce greater access to-
services, and assuring a greater
return for local merchants, he
"Consider promotion of the
shuttle service as a model of a -
(See Shuttle Page 2)

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THE REPAIRS at Lake Miccosukee's northern dam have been going on for about a
year and a half now. The latest phase entails the construction df emergency spillway
to replace the existing one. (News Photo)

Lake Miccosukee Dam

Repairs Enter 2nd Stage

COUNTY OFFICIALS last week recognized the contributions of professional lobbyist
working on behalf of the county. From left, Commission Chairman Danny Monroe,
Curt Kiser, John Culbreath, Wendy Bitner and David Bitner. (News Photo)

Senior Staff Writer

The repairs on the dam at the-
north end of Lake Miccosukee
have entered the second phase,
with an additional $506,000
worth of work being under-
taken by the Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Com-
mission (FWC).
Michael Hill -- a fisheries bi-
ologist with the Florida Fish
and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) who is
overseeing the project, re-
ported to commissioners last-

week that the second phase
started in April.

Lake Drawdown
Few Years Away

He said the second phase en-
tails construction of a concrete
emergency spillway just west
of the 60-inch diameter pipe
the FWC installed during the
first phase of the work.
Hill explained that the spill-
way will allow excess water to
overflow into the basin if the
lake. fills quickly due to torren-
tial rains, thus relieving pres-

sure on the newly installed
pipe and on other parts of the
The new spillway replaces
an existing spillway, which
was constructed in 1990.
The reason the spillway is
being replaced is that its foun-
dation was undermined by ero-
sion, caused by water getting
under the structure.
The new spillway with have
concrete walls that extend all
the way to the lake bottom,
thus preventing water from
getting underneath the struc-
(See Dam Repairs Page 2)

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MEMBERS of the Jefferson Legislative Committee get recognized for their service -'
From left, Dick Bailar, Julie Conley, Skeet Joyner, Mary Frances Gramling, Larry"
:Halsey, Junior Tuten and Roy Schleicher. (News Photo)

Legislative Group Honored

.(Continued From Page 1)
;said, the larger counties are
mounting a lobbying effort to
.hanire the funding source, if

fort from the big cities and
counties doesn't change this
funding," Joyner said.

ever the time frame, the county
needs to spend the money
"wisely and conservatively."

not do away with the funding Added Tuten: "The large 'The new law goes into effect
completely. counties and cities are out to July 1. The county is expected
"We've got to be very alert destroy this funding.-This may to begin receiving the money,
'and be ready next session to- end up being a one-year draw." in August or September ,
,make sure that the.lobbying ef- The 'ro agreed that what-

Dam Repairs Are Continuing

(Continued From Page 1)
When .completed, the dam
restoration project will, exceed
$1 million.
The first phase entailed the
.replacement of the large corru-
"gated pipe that allowed for
"controlled drainage of the lake.'
The cost of that work exceeded
The 50-year-old pipe had to
be replaced' because it had
sprung a leak. FWC officials
feared that the leak would con-
tinue to enlarge and eventually,
cause a catastrophic collapse
of the dam.
Absent the dam, which was
originally constructed in the.
50s, Hill said the lake would
be about 600 acres in area.
With the dam, he said the lake
is little more than 6,000 acres.

Hill reminded commnission-
ers .that a dra,.do%%n of the
lake Nas due in the not too dis-
tant future. He called draw-
,downs one of the most
powerful tools available to
land managers to enhance the
quali, of lakes.
Hill explained that droughts-
and floods are part of the natu-_
ral cycle of water bodies to
keep them viable. When lakes
are stabilized, it breaks this
natural rhythm and causes or-
ganic matter to build up, Hill

Allowed to continue indefi-
nitely, the organic matter ulti-
mately will kill the lake, he
said. Hence, the need for the

Rep. Richardson TO Speak

At Democratic Party Meet

-The Jefferson County Demo-
cratic Party will hold a meet-
ing 7 p.m. Tuesday at the
school administration building
on W. Washington St.
Guest speaker will be Rep.
Curtis Richardson, who repre-
sents the Tallahassee area. The
public is invited.
Richardson has long been a
supporter of small county con-
cerns, as he also represents
Gadsden County.
He received degrees from
both FSU and the University
of West Florida. He was
elected to the House of Repre-
sentatives in 2000 and subse-
quently reelected.
Richardson was the House
Democratic Caucus chair for
2004-2006' His committee as-
signments include fiscal coun-
cil, health care appropriations,
pre-K through 12 committee.

and judiciary.
He also served six years on
the Leon County School
Board, two years as its chair.
Being a legislator, as well as
serving on the board of the
Tallahassee Chamber of Com-
merce and being a Gadsden
County Chamber of Com-
merce member, Richardson is
concerned about the area's
economy, especially as it re-
lates to state employees.'
e Plans for future Democratic
events will be presented at
Tuesday's meeting, including
Watermelon Festival activities,
a July 27 "Beat the Heat Party"
for precincts 9, 10 and 15, and
a picnic for precincts 1I and 3
on Aug. 8
Reports of recent activities
and introduction of Demo-
cratic candidates who have re-
cently .qualified will be

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Hill said .that as a result of
the draJdow'n in 2000(, the
lake was showing marked im-
* pro\ ement in its water quality
"There's also more dpen wa,
ter than I've seen in years,"
Hill said. "The hurricanes last
year moved around the float-
: ing islands."


Griffin Excels
in Academics
County resident Christopher
Griffin has been named to the
Dean's List at. Tallahassee
Community College, where
he is working toward his A.
S. in Network Services.
. Griffin recently received a
letter from TCC Vice Presi-
dent of Academic Affairs
Barbara Sloan congratulating
him on his excellent academic
performance for the 2006
spring term. Griffin earned a
GPA of 3.25.
Griffin was also advised that
students who earn recognition
for their academic achieve-
ment may be eligible for the
TCC Honors Program.
Griffin is a 2002 JCH'S
graduate. He also graduated
from the Air Force, Basic
Training as an Airman 1st
Class in 2002. He now serves
in the National Guard in Jack-
Griffin is the son of Kathy
and Wayne Griffin. Paternal
grandparents are Billie Griffin
and Pet Griffin (deceased), all
of Monticello.
His maternal grandparents
are Raymond Hatcher Sr., of
Albany, GA; Clara Hatcher
of Crestview, FL; and Dolly
Mccallister, of Tallahassee.

Shuttle Now At Risk

(Continued From Page 1)
progressive community, vested
in growth and committed to its
,citizens," Hinchcliffe said.
"The service is not just for the
needy. It's for everyone.
Consider using it yourself."'
He pointed out that with the
ever-increasing cost of fuel, it
made sense for governments to'
invest in public transportation
"As we continue to send our
money overseas to buy oil,
these options will become
more and more viable,"
Hinchcliffe said. "Gas is so
much pergallon now, the shut-
tle costs 50 cents. It's the prac-
tical thing', to do, for
In conclusion, Hinchocliffe
asked the6 council to consider
beconfing ambassadors to re-
cruit spons'orships from local
merchants who benefited from
the 'service and to help pro-
mote the service and solicit
community buy-in.
He also asked the council to
consider contributing funds to
the service during the budget
preparations' for 'the' coming
Councilman Brian Hayes re-
sponded for the council. He re-

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protocol existed for the dis-
pensing of discretionary funds.
That protocol calls for a formal
application to be made for the
funding via the city clerk's of-
fice, he said.,
Hayes thought it was a good
idea to appeal for contributions
to merchants that benefited
from the shuttle. But he didn't
think it was appropriate for
city officials to make the ap-
Opeal. Rather, he thought such a
task was better suited for the
Chamber of Commerce.
Margaret Levings, president
of the chamber, found merit
.with Hayes' proposal. She said
Athe chamber \was in the process
of changing, and the project
might well be one the organi-
zation \ would undertake.
The shuttle operates M6n-
,day through Friday from 7:30

tinuous one-hour route, that
stops at 22 locations, stretch-
ing to the outskirts of Monti-

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2006 at the
Jefferson County
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lahassee office with a ribbon-
cutting ceremony last
Thursday, June 1.
The new, 21,700 sq. foot
brick building is located on
3320 Tihomasville Road, at the
intersection of Thomasville
and Metropolitan Boulevard.
"FMB will occupy the first
floor of the three-story build-
ing, with the remaining two
floors being offered for lease,"
said FMB President and CEO
L.- Gary Wright. "Our new, full
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four-person teller line, an on-
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Hymnals Needed

For Boys in Iraq

Staff Writer :

Engineer's Aide 2nd Class-
Scott Slik,. currently stationed
in Iraq, 'spoke with the News
last week via a satellite phone
Slik has been stationed in
Iraq for about a month and he
reports that although the base
:chapel gets a lot of use from
personnel and there are plenty.
Bibles, there are no hymnals
"We need some used h\ mi-
nals sent over here," Slik said.
."Maybe; some of the Monti-
,;,cello churches have some old
ones that they could send."
S, He said any hymnalseLut top
his office will be turned) over
to the chaplain.
Postal Worker Cleo Kelly
.said the best way to send
books overseas is to put them
in flai-rate boxes.
"I suggest the flat-rate
boxes," Kelly said. "We have
one here that would hold

about 10-12 books in a box
and it can be sent for the flat-.
rate of $8.10 and arrive in
three to six days."::
"People can also send them
media-mail," she continued.
"It 'will take an additional
eight to 10 days longer to ar-
rive because all. contents go-
ing through media-mail have
to be thoroughlN inspected
and gone through for' any.
types of contraband. When
they are sent in a flat-rate
box, they know that postal
workers have already in-
spected the contents.
Kelly added that ihose send-
ing packages overseas also
have to make a customs dec-
laration, which is available at
the Post Office at no charge.
Other helpful items the Post,
Office can provide for send-
ing items overseas include
AT&T phone cards, labels
and tape.
Those wishing to send hym-
nals to Iraq can send them to
EA-2 Slik, Scott, JASG
DPW, P0 AE-09316.

MEMBERS of the Kiwanis Club team give their all to cross the finish
second place in the bed races competition. (News Photo)


Food Distribution Program
Lists Two Sites TO Register

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... the bed race festivities
wore her out.

Staff Writer

: Registration for Aucilla
SHARE is scheduled for 10-
a.m. through 12 p.m. Satur-
day at the public library, 375
South Water Street, and at the
Central Baptist Church, 655
. Tindell Road, in Aucilla.
Only cash, food stamps, or
EBT will be accepted.
No orders can be accepted
for the June food package af-
ter this registration date.
Registration copy and volun-

teer service reports will be
due on distribution day,
which will be Saturday, June
24, when food packages are
picked up.
Volunteer service is defined
as anything that you do for
someone other than family
and that you are not paid for.
Cash donations to help pay
for gas expenses will: also
gladly be accepted.

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You'll Read It In The.
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burn in David Letterman's Al-
ley in Muncie, Ind.
After a nap and an antacid,
visit the Green Mill in
Chicago, one of Al Capone's
favorite clubs, and take in
some of the bestjazz in the
For road trips, Texas offers a
bit of everything. In Amaril-
lo you'll find the Cadillac
Ranch, where spray-painted
Cadillacs become art.
In Dallas you might uncover
the conspiracy on the grassy
knoll, and in Austin you can
enjoy the nightlife on famous
Sixth Street. Whatever you do,
remember the Alamo.
Over the Rockies lies a land
of wonder with some oddities
thrown in for good measure. In
San Luis Obispo, Calif., you
can add your chewy mark to
the offbeat work of art known
as Bubble Gum Alley, then
travel, up Highway 101 to
Northern California's redwood
forests, allegedly the domain
of Bigfoot.
If you fall in love on your
trip, get married at Voodoo
Doughnut in Portland, Ore., or
just get a mammoth apple frit-
ter to go.
Visit the graves of Jimi Hen-
drix and Bruce Lee in Seattle,
but beware of the Fremont
Troll lurking under the Aurora
Once you decide between
finding Bigfoot or visiting the
Museum of Bad Art the next
step is getting there.

prevent the insect from enter-
ing and building their nests.
Don't try to remove a nest
yourself. Bees and wasps sting
not only to protect themselves,
but to protect their entire col-
ony, including family mem-
That's right all the wasps
and bees in a colony are re-
lated. They have their family's
best interest at heart and that's
not good for homeowners.
Stinging insects are also fond
of open garbage cans and ex-
posed food. They are attracted
to open soda cans, fruits,
snacks and other items.
Cover all food when out-
doors. Be sure to keep tight fit-
ting lids on garbage cans and
empty them regularly.
When spending time out-
doors, avoid excessive use of
fragrances, such as those found
in shampoos, hair sprays, per-
fumes, cologne, lotions and
other products.
It is wise to opt for
frangrance-free varieties of
those products, since bees and
wasps are attracted to those

SShort Takes & Other Notions


Is it ever going to rain again?-
When walking across 'my
lawn, it crunches underfoot.
At 200 feet above sea level,
Monticello would not be af-
fected by a surge if we .were
unlucky enough to be smacked
by a big hurricane. However,
that same elevation causes low
rainstorms to go around us'
Each afternoon I see clouds'.
that promise water, even some
rumbling but so far not a drop.
The people in Chaires, Talla-
hassee, and Thomasville and
around have all been drenched.
Monticello zip. Any one know
a good rain dance?
Water seems to be a much
bigger issue in the summer
than any other time of the year.
Qur swimming pool is a source

of cooling pleasure in these hot
My friend 'Kamie Schwier
and her babies are joining me
in the pool for a morning of
splashing good fun. It is a
pleasure to watch Mary Rose
and Lilly play still unafraid of
the water.
We had a larger pool when
we lived in Chaires. Our chil-
dren were in it every day.' I
used to catch them with bars of
soap in the pool. They wanted
to get a 'two-fer'. Why take a
bath when the pool is so much
more fun? We had to warn
them against this practice con-
They were forbidden to be in
the pool or have any friends
over unless we were home, a
rule frequently broken I
A kid-buddy who stayed

down the street nearly lived at
our house. He was a sweet kid
in a goofy way. David was
way too tall and lanky for his
teenaged bones and way to
silly for his age. He was at our
house all of the time.
In the middle of one
summer, we just stopped see-
ing him. Our own sons were
curiously silent about his ab-
sence. He finally came around
again and things returned to
As adults, our sons confessed
that they regularly had friends
over to swim before we got
home from work. One of these
was David. The second source
of forbidden swell fun was to
jump off of the roof into the
Their friend David was a
willing and often participant in
this dangerous fun. One time

he missed. He landed on the
pool deck flat footed, totally
missing the water. He had to
make up a story for his parents
and feared to come back
around until he could walk and
the bruising in his feet sub-
sided. Sadly, David has since
died of melanoma. I wish he
were still here for me to tease.
The weather service does not
predict any significant chance
of rain, for the next ten days,.
I'll have to continue to use,the
sprinklers. I'll bet my water.
bill, next month will be a
whopper, but the lawn won't
survive without watering.
I see some neighbors going
'lawnless. Julie Conley, Donna
Graminski and Ann Cocheu
have little if any lawn. Maybe
this is something to consider,
but right now, I have to feed
the beast.

Evolution Debate Rages


To support a belief that hu--
mans actually came from
Apes, evolutionists argue that
apes and chimps havb most of
the same basic DNA as hu-
mans. Wrong conclusion! In
reality, corn for example, has
as much human DNA charac-
teristics as monkeys.
My somewhat simple ques-
tion has always been, if we
came from apes, then how
come over all of these millions
of years of evolution and mu-
tations, they are so stupid? We
should at least have a real
"Planet of the Apes" scenario-
going on after ail these mil-
lions of years.
Science wants to desperately
believe and prove that other

forms of life have human
qualities. They are willing to
advance the most obnoxious
assumptions to support the the-
ory that other animals have ab-
stract thoughts and can carry.
out deductive reasoning.
To date, all that has been
proven is that we can success-
fully "train" animals to re-
spond to human prodding. Af-
ter centuries of living with hu-
mans, dogs and cats can't even
muster saying a single word.
Not even their name. Nor can
they do the most elementary
math or turn on the television.
If this sounds ridiculous,
then what happened to that
mutation stuff to advance these
species. Why is it only humans
that excelled? Answer, because
we are an intelligent group of
selfish and gullible souls who
don't want to be alone in this

world. We will allow ourselves
to be convinced of almost any-
thing to avoid the thought of
being intellectually isolated
from all other living things.
What of the evolutionists
"Big Bang" theory for the be-
ginning of everything? If you
are not familiar with this con-
cept, "learned"' scientists be-
lieve that all the atoms and
molecules that make up every-
thing in the universe were once
compressed into one infinitesi-
mal unbelievably dense speck.
And via some cataclysmic
event (they have yet to
explain), this speck suddenly
exploded in a "big bang" and
burst forth all of its particles
and energy to create all the
universe as we know it today.
Of course, the inquiring
mind will ask, where did the
dense speck come from? if the

response is, "it was always
there", then that same explana-
tion of God should not be so
easily discounted by them ei-
ther. As a matter fact, if you
want the big bang theory so
desperately, then it would
seem more logical and easier
to accept that God created the
speck and initiated the Big
The Bible begins with the
words, "In the beginning, God
created the heavens and the
earth". In light of the big bang
theory, what the Bible says
next is very interesting: "And
the earth was without form and
void; and darkness was upon
the face of the deep." (Sounds
like a lot of dark universe to
me). And the Spirit of God
moved upon the face of the
waters. And God said, let there
-(See Evolution Page 9)

AIDS Vaccine Is Goal

Florida State University

As the world marks the 25th
year since the first diagnosed
case of AIDS, groundbreaking
research by scientists at Flor-
ida State University has pro-
duced remarkable three-
dimensional images of the vi-
rus and the protein spikes on
its surface that allow it to bind
and fuse with human immune
Findings from this AIDS re-

search could boost the devel-
opment of vaccines that will
thwart infection by targeting
and crippling the sticky HIV-1
spike proteins. In fact, said
principal investigator and FSU
Professor Kenneth H. Roux, at
least two laboratories already
are crafting vaccine candidates
based on preliminary results
uncovered by his team of
structural biologists.
Those results are described
in the May 24 online edition of
the journal 'Nature.'
Never before generated in

such intricate detail, the super-
sized images of the virus and
its viral spikes have given re-
searchers their first good look
at the pathogen's complex mo-
lecular surface architecture
that facilitates the infection
"Until now, despite intensive
study by many laboratories,
the design details of the spikes
and their distribution pattern
on the surface of the virus
membrane have been poorly
understood, which has limited
our understanding of how the

virus infection actually occurs
and frustrated efforts to create
vaccines," Roux said.
To produce the images, re-
search associate Ping Zhu,
Roux, and their colleagues
used a state-of-the art tech-
nique called cryoelectron mi-
croscopy tomography. It
generates three-dimensional
images similar to those from a
CAT scan, but at the level of
viruses and molecules rather
than tissues and organs.

(See AIDS Vaccine Page 9)

From Our Photo File

of1995 Brush fires are common during the smmer months, when drought condi-
consequences. (News Photo)

FIREFIGHTER Lester Lawrence fights a brush fire on US 19 North during the spring
of'1995. Brush fires are.common during the summIer months, when drought condi-
tions -- coupled with the careless use of yard trash fires -- sometimes lead to tragic
consequences. (News Photo)

Be On Alert For

Stinking Insects


Citizen Vents About

Comp Plan Changes

Dear Editor:
I'm not a frequent writer to
the Monticello News, but
every now and then I feel the
need to respond to some of
the ridiculous and usually
self-serving decisions that our
local politicians make.
This letter is in response to
the recent news article you
did regarding the constant re-
zoning that goes on here in
Jefferson County, and the to-
tal disregard for the "joke"
they named the Comprehen-
sive Plan. -

If this Comprehensive Plan
can be amended anytime that
a developer puts pressure on
our county commissioners or
on the occasion when the
commissioners themselves
have some personal gain in-
volved, then what's the point--
of having it?

Just scrap the Comprehen-
sive Plan and be done with it;
or call it what it really is, the
developers' plan.
After being employed with
the federal government for

going on 23 years now, if
there is one thing I've learned
it is this: Usually, when deci-
sions are made in
Washington, it's usually self
serving for the politician
And if it happens on rare oc-
casion to work. out for the
benefit of the. tax paying citi-
zen, then all the better.
The -only difference be-
tween Washington lawmakers
and our local politicians is
that the manure piles a little
higher there.
.I have relatives and some
friends who live in Wakulla
County, and they feel that
what has occurred over there
the last 15 or 20 years, in
terms of over development, is
horrible and has added noth-
ing to the quality of life that
they now have.
What they now have is 10
times more traffic, higher
taxes, and most importantly,
the loss of that small town fla-
vor we all cherish, and that
they used to have.
Developers will always be
developers, their primary con-
cern with making money.
They could care 'less about

the quality of life that we
want to keep here in Monti-
cello and the other small
towns that surround Tallahas-
see. .
I would only say to the local
land owners or farmers trying
to make a bundle off the cur-
rent housing boom we are in,
do you really want another
Wakulla County and all the
problems that go with it? You
live here too.
Granted, with the influx of
people into the county, the tax
base will increase. Also, we
will have a few local mer-
chants who will benefit, as
well as some of our self-
employed citizens.
9 But the average Monticello
or Jefferson County citizen
will not benefit from a migra-
tion of people coming into the
I'll go a little further in that.
I don't believe that our local
commissioners, be they in the
city or county, should be al-
lowed to serve more than two
There is too much of a com-
fort level that sets in after this
time and that adds to that the

lack of good judgment that
seems to accompany it.
I will sum it up, in that,
when our local commission-
ers hold their meetings from
time to time, and after every--
one has had their say, to in-
clude the rare occasion when
tax paying citizens are not
only allowed to speak, but
maybe are actually listened to,
the local decision makers
should ask themselves this: If
the proposed move or imple-
mentation does not benefit the
majority of the citizens of Jef-
ferson County, then the idea
or, proposal should not be
considered, much less
Keep in mind that our local
politicians are elected offi-
cials and a phrase I still like to
use, "Public Servants." That
means they work for us...Use
Your Votes!
Thank you for allowing me
this forum in which to vent.
Wes Wynn


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Accident Brings Out

Harshness In Women

Dear Editor:
In the early morning hours
of Thursday, June 1, my hus-
band was ,traveling north-
bound on Old Lloyd Road on
his way to work.
It was just before 7 a.m. The
sunshine was extremely
bright, and that, coupled with
heavy 'dew on the windshield
of his truck, was obstructing
his view."- A I : .A.. ....
In fact, ;because of this he
decreased his speed.
He then saw three small
puppies in the roadway and
there was no time for him to
take any evasive action.
He immediately pulled-off
the roadway to check on the
status of the puppies.
At that same time, a man
pulled in behind my husband,
and across the roadway a
woman had stopped her vehi-
There was another woman
in that vehicle and both exited
the vehicle and began yelling
obscenities at my husband
and admonishing him for hit-
ting the puppies.,
My husband was extremely
distraught and his main con-
cem at that time was for the
injured puppies.
He tried to tell these women
that, he never saw the puppies,
due to his obstructed view,
until it was too late and that
he had dogs of his own and
would never intentionally
harm any animal.
The man who had pulled in

behind my husband spoke up,
telling these two women that
my husband did not see the
However, this was to no
These women continued to
yell at my husband and before
getting back into their vehicle
ordered him "to do something
for those dogs right now or
kill them."
They then drove away.
At no time did they offer to
assist in caring for these three
injured puppies.
My husband did get the pup-
pies to the animal Medical
Clinic in Monticello for emer-
gency care.
Regrettably, two of the pup-
pies .did not survive the inju-
ries they sustained. The
surviving puppy was exam-
ined, and thankfully, did not
sustain any life threatening in-
The staff of the Animal
Medical Clinic, in particular,
Dr. Purvis and Nicole, were
very helpful throughout this
horrific incident.

We are appalled at the ac-
tions of these two women.
They did, not know my hus-
This accident (and that is
just what it was, an accident)
has been extremely upsetting
for both of us.
Since moving into this
county we have rescued sev-
eral animals, all of which
were abandoned near our
Fortunately, we were able to
provide them with food, vet-
erinary care if needed, and ul-
timfiately assist in finding them
good homes.
Should anyone be admon-
ished, it should be the irre-
sponsible pet owners who let
their pets run free without any
regard for their safety and
well-being and for those who
just dump their pets along the
The behavior of these two
women is inexcusable and
certainly does not speak well
for the citizens of Jefferson
Jo Ann Drawdy

800.37 .53S9


The Jefferson Countv Recvclina Proaram


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, oat 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. (clear, brown & green)

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

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

,Additional items accepted at the collection sites:

Household garbage

.*Waste Tires (not accepted at the Recycle Center)


*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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Kirkland, Schmigel

'lan July Wedding
SSkidmore, of, Miccosukee,
DEBBIE SNAPP and the late Victor Skidmore,
4 Staff Writer the late Luther Cook, and the
late Cliffer Cook.
Mary Kirkland and Carson. '- She is a '1997 graduate of
Schmigel plan to marry 2:30 '.Jefferson County High
p.m. Saturday, July 1, at School.
Fairchild Pond, 59 Fairchild The groom's parents are Ter-
Road, in Monticello. rance Schmigel of Marshall,
A reception will follow at TX., and Joann Schmigel of
Fairchild Pond. Family and Lamont.
friends of the bride and His grandparents are Anna
groom are welcomed to come Falker, of Lamont, and the
and pay witness to this event, late Bayard Falker.
Parents of the bride-to-be are He is a 994 graduate of
Eunice and Walter Skidmore, Jefferson County High School
of Ocala. and is employed by Total
Her grandparents are Mary Quality Roofing.

Staff Writer

Applications are being ac-
' cepted for students desiring to
enroll for the fall semester at
Monticello Christian Acad-
.- Pastor Mike Burke, school
l administrator, said classes are
1 being formed for grades K-4
through 12 and they are fill-
j ing rapidly.
The deadline for enrollment
is July 21.
- "Our objective is to educate
the 'total person', mentally,,-.
physically, and spiritually,"
aBurke said.

Homes Of

Albert H. Odom
Albert H. Odom age 87 died
VWednesday, June 7, 2006 at
his residence near. Brinson,_
3 A.'
'" The funeral service will be at
2:00 p.m. Friday, June 9, 2006
at First United Methodist
'Church in Monticello, with in-
terment to follow at Roseland
'also in Monticello, Rev. David
o.Hdges officiating.
The family received friends
'from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 8, 2006 at Ivey
Funeral Home. Online visitors
,may sign the guest register at
Mr. Odom was born May 22,
-1919 in Pollard, AL, the son of
Ollie Lee Odom and Stella
,Godwin Odom. He was a U.S.
,Navy veteran of World War II.
iFormerly of Monticello and
;,rewton, AL., he had lived
,neat Brinson, GA since 2000.
;He was County Agricultural
{Agent in Escambia County,
rand Jefferson County. In Mon-
.:ticello he was a member of
'First United Methodist Church,
vAmerican Legion, and the
**Monticello Kiwanis Club. He
-was preceded in death by his

"In this role, we stand as a
partner with parents, helping
them fulfill their responsibil-
ity of bringing up children
-who will be respectful and
equipped to serve our country
professionally and spiritually.
Burke emphasized the
.Bible-centered philosophy of
the school, which establishes
a firm foundation for its aca-
demic and character-building
Academic excellence is pro-
moted in a disciplined and
success-oriented environment,
he said.
For more information, call-
the Monticello Christian
Academy at 997-6048.


first wife, Jane Weaver Odom,
and a son, David Allen Odom.
He is survived by his wife,
Dorothy Maxwell Odom :of
Brinson, GA: four children,
Carole Odom Johnston of Ba-
inbridge, GA, Martha Odom
Caldwell of Atlanta, GA.,
Linda M. McCann and hus-
band Jim of Bainbridge, GA,
Ricky Maxwell and wife
Donna of Buena Vista, GA;
ten grandchildren and five
great grandchildren.

Quentin and Sonja Herring
Vaughan are proud to an-
nounce that Alexis Katya
Herring Vaughan has re-
ceived a Bachelor of Arts in
biological anthropology and
anatomy from Duke Univer-
Nicholas Miles Vaughan,

Program Features

Stories Of County's

Early History

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JCHS Graduate Earns

Law Degree in Army

Monticello native Elitabeth
McFarland, daughter of Rose-
mary ayd John Bottcher, re-
cently ,,graduated 'from the
University of Texas School of
Law in Austin, TX.
McFarland received her law
educatidh as a participant in
the US Army's Funded Legal
Education Program.

Each ','ear, up to 15 Army of-
ficers are selected for partici-
pation in the program, which
allows them an opportunity to'
- obtain a law degree at an ap-
d i-.r,= ;iilin, law, scboo n rat

Upon passing the Texas bar
exam, McFarland, a captain in
the Army, will be transferred
from her basic branch to the
Judge Advocate General
In exchange for her legal
education, McFarland is com-'
mitted to serving in the Army
an additional six years as a
JAG officer.
McFarland has served in the
Army for seven years. She
graduated from Jefferson
County High School in 1995
and from the US Military
Academy at West Point in


ence in bioethics from the
University of Pennsylvania.
Alexis and Nicholas are the
grandchildren of Doris G. and
Lee C. Herring, Jr., and the
great grandchildren of Daisy
B. Grover and Miles E. Gro-
ver, all of Monticello.

Church News Notes

The Casa Bianca Missionary
Baptist Church will celebrate
its 132nd anniversary on Sun-
The event begins with Sun-
day School at 9:30 a.m., con-
tinues with the morning
service at 11 a.m., and con-
cludes with an evening service
at 3:30 p.m.
Pastor Tobbie Berrian III will
be in charge of the morning
service. Pastor Silas Brinson
and Willow Head Missionary
Baptist Church, of Thomas-

ville, GA, will be in charge of
the evening service.
The public is invited to at-

Prophet Richard Knight will
be speaking at the cook shack
in Perry, FL, at 7 p.m. Friday.
On Saturday at 7 p.m.,
Knight will be speaking at the
Harvest Center on Spring Hol-
low Road in Monticello.
For more information, call

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Staff Writer

An overflow crowd turned-
out recently for the Jefferson
County Historical
Association's dinner and
meeting, which featured a
program on Monticello's early
Sallie and Sam Worley per-
formed on a variety of musi-
cal instruments while dinner
was being served.
The country dinner consisted
ofe fresh vegetables (donated
from local, gardens), ham, bis-
cuits, and ice-cream.
Homeowners who opened
their homes for the 2006 Tour
were the honored guests.
These included Donna and
Maurice Skelton; Nancy and
Bob Crew; Terri and Tom
Dunn; Marjorie and John Fin-
layson (Dixie Plantation); and
Diane and, Tom Johnson (the
antique carnival museum at
Palmer Place.)
After the meal,. Sallie Wor-
ley entertained the audience
with recordings and readings
of early days in Monticello, as
related by her mother, India
Linebaugh, a longtime Monti-
cello resident who died in.
Member of the community
smiled and laughed as they
heard India's "suthen" drawl
We, the family of Miner Bel-
lamy express our sincere
thanks to each of you for your
prayers, telephone calls, visits,
cards, food, and the many acts
of kindness during our timne'of,
sorro. louJI carin, ind "our
lose have helped us im-
inensely in making our burden
easier to bare. We extend spe-
cial thanks to Jefferson Nurs-
ing Home, Big Bend Hospice,
Dr. John MacKay, Mr. Al Hall
and the Tillman Funeral Home
staff and choir, Rev. Alonzo
Fudge, Hickory Hill M.B.
Church choir, members and
dining room committee, Pall-
bearers and Floral Bearers, and
the St. Stephen M.B. Church
We pray that God will richly
bless each of you for your

The Bellamy Family,
The Anderson Family

and the stories of her child-
hood, such as her mother
(Sallie Kuder) getting stopped
by a policeman for driving
too slow.
"Miss Sallie, I think there's a
law in Monticello that you
have to go at least five miles
.an. hour and you're only goinf
three," the policeman said.
Worley also told ,of early
forms of entertainment for.
children in Monticello during
her mother's days. These in-
cluded pedaling the player pi-
ano for music to accompany
the movies and riding the
short train line (the Dummy)
to Drifton and back for a
"Some folks think the
Dummy can't. run," Worley
said, telling the story a her
mother would tell it. "Lemme
tell you something' the Dummy
done done. Left Monticello at
half past one, got to Drifton at
:the settih' of the sun.." three
miles away.
The program was a wonder-
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Randle, Most.Improved Player. (News, Photo)

Melon Tourney

Schedule Listed,
The winner of the 7:15 p.m.
FRAN HUNT game then plays 9:45 p.m. in
Staff Writer field two.
In the loser's bracket, a team
Recreation Director Kevin suffering a second loss is _
Aman has released the names eliminated.
of the teams and the schedule There are slots A through L.
for the Watermelon Festival A and B play at 2:15 p.m. in
Softball Tournament. field one, which will consists
The tournament is slated to of the losers from the 8 a.m.
begin 8 a.m. Saturday and game in field one and the
continue until some time after 11:45 a.m. game in field two.
midnight., C and D are the losers from
There are 12 teams compet- the 8 a.m. game in field two
ing. They are: Gibson Prod- and 11:45 a.m. game in field
ucts' 2 And A Cue, Boland one.
Timber, Bums Vinyl Siding, E and F are the losers of the
Timberland, BC Power De- 10:30 a.m. game in field two
sign (last year's second-place and the 9:15 a.m. game in
winner), B & D Farms, field one.
Snotslingers, Waukeenah G and H are the losers from
Fence & Deck, Waukeenah the 10:30 a.m. game in field
Outlaws, Moore-Bass. Con- one and 9:15 a.m. game in
suiting, and Keen's Building. field two.
Game time begins at 8 a.m., The winner of the A/B and
with 2 And A Cue facing off C/D games will play again at
against Boland Timber on 4:45 p.m. in field one; and the.

winners of the E/F and G/H
games will play again at 4:45
p.m. in field two.
The winner of the A,B,C,D
game will advance to the I-
slot at 6 p.m. in field one.
The winner of the E/F and
G/H games will square off at
4:45 p.m. in field two.
At 6 p.m. in field one, the
winner of the 4:45 p.m. game
will go'against the loser of the
3:30 p.m. game in field one.
On field two, the winner of
the 4:45 p.m. game will
square off against the loser of
the 3:30 p.m. in field two at 6
The winners of the 6 p.m.
games will go on to play
against each other at 7:15
p.m. in field two.
The winner of that game
then moved on to play the
loser of the 7:15 p.m. game in
field one at 8:30 p.m.
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game will next play the loser
of the 7:15 p.m. game in field
one at 9:45 p.m., if it is the
first loss for the 7:15. p.m.
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North/South Contests

Staff Writer
The Monticello A's baseball
team participated in the All--
Star game over the weekend
as part of the North/South
The local team, in the North
Conference, lost 15-4.
Coach Jim Norton said indi-
vidual statistics were not kept
during 'the game.
He did, however, recall a
few highlights.
Telvin Norton was the start-
ing second baseman for the
A's. ,
He went 0 for two at the
plate, committed no errors,
and had five put-outs.

- "This is exceptionally good
for such a young athlete,"
Norton said.
North Conference player
Tonayne Brown, Who Norton
called an exceptional player,
went three for four at the
plate, smacked out two home
runs, one double, and was
named the game's MVP.
Norton added that amongst
the audience were scouts from
several colleges and pro
teams, including the scout for-
the Chicago White Sox.
"It's like I always tell the
kids," Norton said. "You
neyer know who's watching
or who's in the crowd, so al-
ways be on your best behav-
ior and give it your best."

Local Children DO Well
in Martial Arts Event

Staff Writer
Children from the Monti-
cello and Tallahassee Boys
and Girls Club recently won.
I0 trophies in the Gojitsu-
S Kwon- Dojo Art 'Den-Jitsu
Ryu System competition at
Porter's First Open Karate
Championship in
Branden Poe took first place
in forms; Rayquan Johnson
took first place in sparring
and second, place in forms;

and Lenorris Footman took
second place in sparring and
third place in forms.
Jermeshia Moriabito took
second place in sparring;
Brandon Grady took second
in sparring; Anis Thompson
won third place in forms; and
Don Clark won third place in
Sammie Gibson was
awarded two participation tro-
Additional participants in-
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Evolution Debate Gallon, Hankins Families Ready

(Continued From Page 4)
be light; and there was light".
To this point, a "Big Bang"
seems to fit quite nicely, if that
is what you must have "scien-
I believe there is sufficient-
evidence toconclude that here
are definitely evolutionary
changes within a species. It is
not hard for me to comprehend
that species can adapt to their,
environment, through miner
genetic changes over time.
Totally irrational to me,-
however, (by any measure of
common 'sense or scientific
reasoning), is the notion that
catastrophic mutations oc-
curred causing extraordinary
jumps across different DNA
strands to create the vast multi-
tude of all living things.

Remember, evolutionists be-.
lieve that all they have to do is
add enough time to the for-
mula and it must all work out.,
There is absolutely no scien-.
tific proof detailing the intri-
cate mutation process allowing.
one species to jump to another.
or create a previously nonex-
istent new life form.
Evolutionist will .show you
this bug or. that insect or this
fossil and wave their magic
time wand and "poof" that's.
-got a be a link. One should.
never blindly accept such
faulty rationale because some-
one is an "expert" when it
comes to "theories". Especially
theories about evolution.
So what of the Neanderthal
and other' cave "men". See
next evolution column.

AIDS Vaccine

(Continued From Page 4),
They imaged HIV samples
as well as ,a mutant SIV (non-
human primate) strain, geneti-
cally engineered for the study
by collaborators at the Na-
tional Cancer Institute to ex-
press about 74 spikes as op-
posed to, the 14 found on the
HIV virus more spikes make
it easier to work with. The vi-
rus samples were suspended in
a thin liquid film' stretched
across the holes of a small cop-
per grid and then flask-frozen,
creating a solid form of .ice
that is, more like clear 2lass.
than the typical crystalline
form in ice cubes.,
,Once inside the election mi-
croscope, electrons- bombarded
the samples from, myriad an-
gles, magnifying it more than
43,000 time to reveal its sur-'
prising structure '- absent the
degree of distortion caused by
the more typical imaging
methods involving dying and
staining of specimens.,
As a result, the researchers
were able to hone in on the en--
velope the .lipid membrane
covering the virus itself. They
imaged the spikes protruding
from the envelope, which con-
tain the only viral protein
molecules on the HIV surface.
The FSU ,scientists also were
able to capture sure-sized im-
ages of both the head of the
spike and its supporting stalk.
The 'spike head is responsible
for binding .the virus to the tar-
get cell. Its stalk, is responsible
for the fusion event in which
HIV injects its genes into the.
human host cells for which the
virus has a natural affinity -- T

lymphocytes and
-"Antibodies that effectively
bind to either of these spike
parts will neutralize the virus,
to prevent infection," said
Roux, a member of FSU's bio-
logical science faculty since
His biggest surprise: the
stalk has legs. .

"Researchers thought the
spike stalk was comprised of a
tight collection of three :rods
bound together twith the head
of the spike perched on top.
'But our images reveal that the
stalk is split into three legs,
Spread more like a tripod,
which increases their contact
with the iral membrane,"
Roux said. "Seeing the' tripod
stalk suggests a noel mecha-
nism by \%hich HIV-1 is able
to so effectively fuse with our
cells. That essential knowledge
should help us design better
weapons to fight the virus."

FSU Arts and Science Dean
Joseph Travis has declared the
work "a beautiful example of
what. happens when. strong,
sound basic science is applied
to a very difficult problem."

The National Institutes of
Health funded the two-year
study, conducted by members
of the department of biological
science and the Institute of
Molecular Biophysics at FSU.
Aids has produced one of the
worst pandemics ever known.
About 25 million people have
died and 40 million are in-
fected worldwide including 1
million in the United States.

Local Growers To Sell

Farm Fresh Produce
This week at the Growers'
DEBBIESNAPP Market, participating local
Staff Writer small farmers will have mi-
zuna mustards, red mustards,
Celebrate the season's fresh- corn, scallop squash, basil
ness direct from your local- tips, new potatoes, zucchini,
small farmers. shallots, greens, lettuces, egg-
These local small farmers plants, cabbage, green onions,
are Susan Anderson and Roy garlic, arugula, peas, purple
Stanley of Native Naturals hull peas, and blueberries,
Farm; David Bamhart, of- plums, and blackberries.
Barnhart Farms; and Bob The long-awaited delicate
Hampton', of Hampton Farms. and tasty heirloom tomatoes
The three are participating are here also: Stupice, Her-
in the Growers' Market at man's Little Yellas, Mortgage
beautiful Lake Ella. Lifters, Big Rainbows, Chero-
The market is located at 229 kee Purples, and Striped Ro-
Lake Ella Drive, behind mans, just to name a few.
Black Dog Cafe' in Tallahas- And, bright and beautiful
see. Market hours are 3 p.m. local flowers, cut flowers, sun
till dusk every Wednesday flowers, and flowering plants
and Friday. will also be available.
Fresh gourmet veggies and Local small farmers inter-
fruits taste the best when they ested in participating in the
are in-season. Growers' Market should con-
As the spring days grow to- tact Jennifer Taylor with the
ward summer, different kinds FAMU Statewide Small Farm
of produce become available. Programs at 412-5260.

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The 36th annual
Gallon/Hankins families reun-
ion will be -held 11 a.m. Sun-.
day at the New Bethel A.M.E.
Church on the Ashville High-
This year's theme is "Where
there is unity, there is
The service will begin with
the hymn, "Amazing Grace"
and an offering of prayer.
A .selection will be per-
formed by the Gallon-
Hankins Choir, led' by Rev.
Michael Rogers, of Tallahas-
see, and Judy Little, of Dade
Scripture will be read by.
Minister John McGee III;, the
welcome will be given by
Martha Mitchell, of Orlando;'
and the announcements will
be made by Eather Hill.'

Stafl\\ riter

Gloria Murphy Smith, born.-
in St. Augustine. FL, reared in.
Monticello, has just published
a book of poetry.
Smiith attended the surround-
ing schools of Elizabeth Ele-
mentary, Howard Academy,
I and graduated from Jefferson
-County High School,
She has deep family ties in
Monticello and will always
consider it her home, she said.
When asked what inspired
her to write, she answered, "It
was just something that God
required me to do. To" Him
belongs the Glory."
Until February,.2005, Smith
had never written a poem, nor
_ had she desired to write one.
But after resigning from her
position at Florida A&M Uni-
versity in 20Q1 for medical
reasons, Smith was forced to
live on disability.
KIowing that this income
was not enough to.live on,
Smith tried to find work to do
from her home.
Unable to find any at-home
work, how\ e\ er, 'she was ready
to give up hope of being able
to earn any additional income.
"Then one day as I was do-
ing some house cleaning, I
noticed all these rhymes com-
ing to mind," Smith relates.
"At first, I didn't really pay
much attention, but they just
kept coming.
"Pretty soon, I decided to
get my pen and paper and just
start writing them down as
they came. By evening, when
I decided to sit down and see
what I had done, I. noticed I
had written eight poems."
From that day, it has be-
come her life's passion," she
Smith just published her first
book'of poems titled "Mir-
ror to the Soul of a Woman".
The poetry collection cov-_

Sheriff David Hobbs will
offer greetings; the Gallon-
Hankins Choir will perform a
selection; and the offering
will be collected by Earl Se-
abrooks, of Albany; Ricky
Hill and Johnny Hankins, of
Orlando; and Archie Gallon,
of Jacksonville.

There will be an opportu-
nity. for presentations and
Barbara Seabrooks will rec-
ognize special guests, includ-
ing- Steve Walker, former
property appraiser; Ron Ci-
chon, publisher of the Monti-'
cello News; John Nelson, Lt.
Governor of Education and
Training for District 47;
County -Commissiqier Felix
"Skeet" Joyner; Property Ap-
praiser. David Ward;. and
County Judge Bobby Plaines.
Also, C.P. Miller, president
of Concerned United People;
Willie Sloan, owner of branch
Street Funeral Home; Tax

Collector Lois H. Hunter;
School Board member Bev-
erly Sloan; Gary Wright,
president of Farmers and
Merchants Bank; Doris Till-'
man and A.L. Hall, mortician
and funeral director respec-
tively of Tillman Funeral
Home; State Senator Al Law-
son; 'County Commissioner
J.N. "Junior" Tuten; former-
School Board member and re-
tired educator Shirley Wash-
irlgton; Mayor Conley; and
Elesta Prittchett, 'retired edu-
cator and mayor of
' Cynthia Lucas, of Roswell,
GA. will introduce the
speaker; the Gallon-Hankins
Choir- will perform another,
selection; and Col. Owen
Hardy Jr., of Ft. Ste %ari, GA.,
will address the cro%%d.
Minister Carla Breedlove
will offer a call of disciple-_
ship; Rev. Willie Edd Brown,

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pastor of New Bethel A.M.E.,
will make remarks; and the
service will close with an of-
fering of grace and benedic- .
Conclude the coordinators: i
"The, Gallon' and Hankins ,'
families express sincere grati-
tude and appreciation to the
Pastor Rev. Willie Brown, of- .'
ficers and members of the ,'
New Bethel A.M.E. Church
for the use of their facility.
"We would like to thank the
man) friends and all ofthe
participants and other persons
for the use .of material and
supplies that contributed to the
success of our reunion.".

Church Plans
Gospel Meet
The community is invited to
the annual Gospel meeting of
the Northside Church of
Christ on June 11 18. The
church is located at 615 North :
Railroad Street.
The theme, "Neither is there
salI anon in any other: Acts -
,4:12", will be heard 3 p.m.
Sunday June I1 -and 18; and"
" p.m. Monday through Sat-
urdaN. June 12 -'17.
Guest Evangelist. ill be .-
* Brother Chris Byrd, of West-
gate Church of Christ, Cam-
den, AL.
Scheduled speakers include:
Brother Earl. Richardson, of
Ha ana Church of Christ, Ha-
vana: Brother .' Walter.
Wiggins, of Northside Church
of Christ, Monticello; and
Brother Donald Johnson, also
of Northside Church of
C hrist. ,'
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ers four major categories:
emotional roller coaster, fanm-
ild, relationships, and 'spiritu-
.l Smith sa',s she was blessed
b., her Lord and Sa\ ior,-Jesus
Christ. to meet the most \kon-
derful publisher in America,
Barbara Joe-\\'illanms' of
Amani Publishing ih Talla-
hassee. '
Says Joe Williams:
"Gloria Murphy Smith adds
'a strong voice with a creative
mind to the literary world.
She openly, shares a life filled
with joy and pain through her
inspiring poetry.
"After reading just a few of.
her original poems, I knew'
that they needed to be pub-
lished and shared with the rest
of the world".
: Smith's books can be pur-.
chased at Barnes and Noble's
and Border's. bookstores .in
Tallahassee,. or they can be
purchased online at
Bordersstores.com, or
The books can also be pur-
chased by calling Smith at
(850) 216-2139 or, Joe-
Williams at (850) 264-3341.
If youwish to purchase an
autographed book in person.
and also converse N\ ith Smith,
you can visit with her at the
Florida African Dance Festi-
val and Book Fair at the Tal-
lahassee Community,
College's Lifetime Sports
Center gymnasium, 9.a.m. to
5" p.m. Friday, June 9, and
Saturday, June 10.
Smith will also have a booth
at the Watermelon Festival on
Friday, June 16, and'
Saturday, June 17.
Smith is \working hard on
releasing her second' book of
poetry early next year. The
'book will be titled "A Child's
It will be a collection of chil-
dren's poems dedicated to her
children and grandchild.

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Animal First Aid, CPR

Course TO Be Offered

Staff Writer
The animal first aid and_
: ,CPR course being offered by
: "the Red Cross and The Hu-
[mane Society is slated for 10
4 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the
4 Humane Society office on W.
v-Washington St.
:" The cost of the course is
:$25 and slots remain
S :available.
r After the completion of the
Course; participants will be
given the opportunity to pur-
chase a fully-equipped pet
emergency first aid kit.
Prior to the course, an infor-
mative book called, "Pet First
Aid", by Bobbie Mamate,
DMV, MPH, will be distrib-

"The techniques in the
course are not meant to re-
place emergency care by a
veterinarian," warns Red
Cross Volunteer Jennifer
Rice, who will be instructing
the course.
"The course teaches what to
do to sustain an animal's life
before transport to a veteri-
narian," she said.
Different areas of first aid
covered during the course in-
clude where to,take.the pulse
of a cat or dog; how to prop-
erly perform CPR; what to do
about embedded objects; how
to properly remove the animal
from the scene of an accident;
and how to determine the
proper respiration and heart-
beats for different cats and
dogs according to size. among
man\ other topics.

Discussions are also con-
ducted so participants may
share experiences that they
have had in pet first aid,
emergencies, and CPR.
Rice will bring some
"Recessy-Fluffies" (life-size
cats) and "Recessy-Rovers",
(large, life-size dogs), to be
used for practices by class

During this portion of the
course, participants also learn
how to check for heartbeats,
learn the best positions to feel
the heartbeats, and do actual
mouth-to-muzzle rescue
breathing, with each class
participant practicing every
technique on a cat.

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*Boom Pole
*16 ft Dual Axel Trailer
*Includes Warranty
*Other Pkgs Available
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Exit 11 off 1-75 114 Mile West Then Turn Left on White Water Road
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Participants also get to prac-
tice other forms of first aid on
the cat, such as bandaging and
splinting, techniques.
After completing the class,
participants are given a CPR
face shield and a .card stating
that they have completed the

Hilltop will be donating a
variety of their famous sub
sandwiches for lunch.
For further information,
contact Margaret McMurray
at 545-1840.


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* Master of ,e rr.n auical
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Tallahassee Teaching Site
444 Appleyard Drive
Center Building #19
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Septic Tank & Land Clearing
Complete Septic Service & Repair
Lot Preparing & Land Clearing
Thomas B. Scott, Sr.
Rt.1 Box 137
Lamont, FL 32366
ph:997-5536 cell: 933-3620

We have received a new delivery of
ladies purses at reasonable prices.

Morgan's Chewing Tobacco
$1.96 pack, $5.55 -3 packs,
$21.42 carton +Tax

Swisher Sweet Buy One Get One

Little Cigars, 5-2 packs

Sweet Cherry or Milds
$6.89 with $2.00 Coupon + Tax
( Limited to supply on hand)
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PH: 997-2296 CELL: 508-2383

Appliance Repairs:
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*Diagnosis Repair *Upgrades "[nstallanons *Consuhations
"iutionrials *Removal of Viruses. Adware. Spyware

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Call for quality work
45 Years In The Trade
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Since 1977
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Caregiver in Lloyd area,
caring/responsible, 7:30 am 8:00
p.m., M-F, FT/PT, $50 per day,
call 879-8698, 224-4131.
6/9, 14, pd
Accepting applications for
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with a clean driving record,
knowledgeable of building
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1400 South Jefferson Street,
6/7, tfn, c
Mechanic Waukeenah
Fertilizer. 850-997-4460
6/7, tfn
Cook & Housekeeper needed
in Boston, Ga. area. Experience
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with benefits. Must have
transportation. Please call
Cheryl at 863-797-3526
6/7, 9, 14, 16, pd
Thl Head Start Program is
accepting application for
Teacher, Teacher Assistant, and
Cook Assistant for the Jefferson
County center. Call 201-2050
for additional information.
Applications can be picked up
at 309 Office Plaza Drive,
Tallahassee. Deadline for
submitting applications is
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6/9, 14, c
Apt Complex Resume/Apply to
Heritage Manor, 1800 East
Texas Hill Road, Monticello, FL
32344 fax: 850-997-7288 Phone:
6/7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, c
experience needed. Some Travel
Required. Great Pay & Benefits.
Career Opportunity EOE &
Drug Free (800) 487-9665
5/31, 6/2, 7,9, c
AVAILABLE: Monticello
Christian Academy Elementary,
Middle, High School call
997-6048 for details or submit
resume to: MCA, 1590 N.
Jefferson St. Monticello, 32344.
6/2-30, c
Part time position. Must be able
to perform some maintenance as
well as janitor duties. Call
MCA, 997-6048
6/2-30, c
Drivers & Contractors: Home
through the week! Drop & Hook
Loads! Great Pay/Benefits!
CDL-A 3 yrs. exp.,
6/7, 9, c
Cashier, available to work shift
work and weekends @ Capital
City Travel Center. Call Sharon
@ 997-3538, ex. 4
1/25, tfn

Yard Sale Sat. June 10th 8:00 -
12:00 5 miles North of
Courthouse on U.S. 19 N
Variety of clothes, toys,
household items. Follow signs.
6/9, pd
Garage Sale: 1115 East Pearl St.
Monticello, Saturday 8-4 GOOD
6'9, pd
Yard Sale Friday & Saturday
June 10th, 8 a.m. Until 1525 E
Pearl St. boys clothes, small girl
clothes. 342-1486
6/7, 9, pd
Rain Delay From Last Week
287 Nash Rd. near I-10/US 19
Saturday, June 10th 7:30 1:30.
See Last Friday's ad for details.
6/7, 9, pdI



Bulldozers, Backhoes, Loaders, Dump
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Down Payments on Good Cars
& Trucks. 2 and 4 Door Model
As Low As $750 down
www.JumpinJims.com Ask for
Mr. Deal
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Do you earn $800/day? 30
machines, free candy. All for
$9,995. (888)629-9968 n
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be undersold.

Roosters and Laying Chickens
$10 each; Goats, female $100
each. Leave message. 997-0901
6/9, pd
Riding Mower, 25 hp, 50"cut
used 2 summer $900. 997-4200W
evenings ,
6/7, 9, pd
Cement table & 3 benches $50
Logan Lathe 10 x 24 Y2 hp single
phase 220 $800
Craftsman 42" grass pickup for
any riding mower $50
6/9, pd
Deluxe Vulcan Convection Oven
superior cooking & baking
performance, 40W" x 41 1/2"D
$3000 perfect for restaurants.
Self Serving Drink Cooler
contain 3 shelves designed to
hold bottles or can drinks $450
perfect for restaurants and
convenience stores. 459-2138,
6/9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, pd


Prime downtown office space
now available in Cherry Street
Commons. Jack Carswell,
11/30 tfn, c
Charming Country Cottage.
Perfect for quiet single or
mature couple. 251-0760
6/9, c
Cute and' Comfy 2 bedroom, 1
bath Walk to library, Church,
Downtown: $750. 251-0760
6/9, c
Rent together or separate.
Hangar lot on private airstrip
Remodeled 2/1 Mobile Home on
1 ac. &E Jefferson County. Pets
OK 997-4647
6/9, tfni
Jefferson Place Apartments, 1I
and 2 bedroom, 1468 S.
Waukeenah St. Office 300
Monticello. 997-6964 (Equal
Housing Opportunity.
f'n, c

Would you like to rent an office
downtown? Call 997-5517 leave
message and phone number.
5/12, tfn
Tennesseee grand opening!
Swan Ridge Lake Resort, a
mountain-view home sites. Lots
starting. at $29,900 Call today
6/2, fcan

the North Georgia Mountains.
Land, homes, commercial and
investment "Everything We
Touch Turns To Sold" Jane
'Baer Realty. 706-745-2261,
6/2, fcan ,


Haie ou been taken off )our
hormone replacement? See our
nes menopausal products.
Jackson's drug store.
5/12 tfn
Painting Professionals Int./Ext.
call Edith or Harvey for free
estimate, prices can't be beat!
5/24, 26, 31, 6/2, 7, 9, 14, 16, c
Backhoe Service: Driveways,
roads, ditches, tree and shrub
removal, burn piles." Contact
.Gary Tuten @ 9,97-3116,
Appliance Repairs: 'washers,
dryers, stoves, refrigerators.
Owned and operated by Andy
Rudd. 997-5648. Leave
4 STAR DOG CARE Board your
small dog in my home. NO CAGES!
24/7 companionship and TLC, air
conditioned, References available.
Call The Enhanced Doghouse
6/9, 14, pd

Mr. Stump: Stump Grinding,
509-8530, quick responses.
6/22, tfn
Peters Satellite -- Your Satellite
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equipment, installation, repair,
parts, and prompt service. We
also offer Go-Karts, utility
trailers and lawn mowei's.
Located at: 1150 Old Lloyd-
Road, Monticello, Fla.
1/25, tfn, c
Home Health Care Equippnent -
Jackson's Drug Store. We bill
Medicare Call for assessment
of your needs. 997-3553. UPS

Free Black and \\hire kitten to
good home please call 342-1486
6/7, 9, pd

The Ultra-Luxurious Oceanfront :
Condominium with Concierge Services
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12 plus partially cleared acres on US 19
south land use designation permits 4 houses
per acre near Dennis' Trading post only
$36,500 per acre

Best Residential Buy in Town!
2 bedroom 1 bath home in great shapewith
fenced yard and big family room behind IGA
on Bowman Street Now $76,500

Peary Does It Aqain! Under Contract-
Priced to Sell 1993 Fleetwood 3 bedroom 2
bath home on 2.5 acres in Lloyd Acres paved
road frontage $76,500

Aucilla Forest & Meadows 2.5 mostly
wooded acres Only $36,500

Horse Farm 29 acre horse farm big double-
wide w/ fireplace, stables, round pen. in re-
mote, oaks, pond, north of Greenville only

Just Listed! Beautiful Homesite Close to
12. 59 beautiful acres on the Waukeenah
Highway near town, big trees, nice fields,
nice and private, perfect for a nice home

Peary Does It Aqain! SOLD-Buildinq
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$10,000 to $40,000

Peary Does ItAqain! Sold!! Cox Road 10
mostly wooded acres'just a few miles North
of town $12,000 per acre

Prime Commercial Property US 19 South
near Pizza Hut 6.5 acres $650,000

Terrific' Land Investment 5 acres available
on the east side of town high and dry in quiet
location with lots of game, 9 year old planted
pines, profit from both appreciating land and
growing pine Only $11,500 per acre

Home Site close to town on West Groo-
verville Road only $14,500

Peary Does It Aqain! Christmas Acres
Sold -3 bedroom 2 bath mobile home on 3 acres
with a big deck, carport and a workshop $96,000

Country Livinq 2000 double wide 3 bed-
room 2 baths, screened porch on a very
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