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April 12, 2006 Tre: ~South 2 Sections Our 45th Year, No. 15
Teacher arrested again
Cell Phones for Soldiers has
announced that Big Bend Properties
of Taylor County has joined its
program as an official cell phone
Cell phones may be dropped off at
Keaton Beach offices (located at
20860 Keaton Beach Drive, next to
the marina) during normal business
Cell Phones for Soldiers is a
registered non-profit organization
started by two Massachusetts
teenagers to help buy calling cards to
send to U.S. soldiers serving in the
Middle East. Started in April 2004, the
program has raised more than
$250,000 and has sent more than
9,000 prepaid calling cards, to our
The program accepts any make or
model cell phone. Please drop off the
cell phone with the attached battery
only. The cell phones are recycled for
cash to purchase more calling cards.
Taylor County students will have an
early dismissal Thursday, April 13,
kicking-off-their-Easter holiday. There
will be no school Friday, April 14.
Classes resume Monday, April 17.,
Timi Walters invites the community
to stop by the "Historical Social" sno
cone stand located downtown, when it
opens Monday, April 17 : ..2
Proceeds from the stand benefit the
Taylor County Historical Society. The
"social" is open Monday through
Friday, 12-6 p.m.
AMVETS Post 20 is holding a raffle
for a 10-foot bass boat, complete with
a three and one-half foot Yamaha
motor and two rods and reels. Tickets
are available for a $3 donation or two
tickets for $5 from any AMVETS
member as well as the following
businesses: Michelle's Bullpen, Buck's
Perry Package, Keaton Beach Bar,
Keaton Beach' Marina and Captain
Crusty's Pizza. The drawing will be
held June 30.
Monday at Mama's
Members of Taylor Retired
Educators Association (TREA) are
reminded of the next meeting to be
held Monday, April ,17, at 6 p.m., at
Mama's Italian Restaurant.
The dinner meeting will be the last
meeting for the current two-year term
officers and committees.
The 2005-06 retirees of the Taylor
County School System are invited to
be guests of the organization. For
current members, the dinner will be
"Dutch treat." For more information,
please call TREA President Mickey
Hatleberg at 584-2263.
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A former math teacher at Taylor
County High School who was
arrested and charged with
aggravated stalking and
(performing a) lewd act on a child,
has been arrested for an incident
which took place on the Lafayette
County High School campus,
where he was employed .last
Christopher Barwick, who was
arrested Dec. 6, 2005, is accused of
fondling and having sex with a girl,
who was 16 years old at the time,
while he was teaching in
Last June, a report was filed with
For the first time in the 14
months since the Steinhatchee
Boat Ramp Committee was
formed to examine sites in the
coastal community for public
water access, the Taylor County
Commission reached a formal
consensus to move forward with
The committee presented its
latest suggestion at a joint public
hearing between the Taylor and
Dixie county commissions
Thursday in Steinhatchee.
The new recommendation is a
'modified version of a plan the
committee presented at the March
21 commission meeting during
discussions of a grant application
for the Florida Boating
That plan, which called for a site
ner' the old Woods Marina, drew
criticism from nearby residents--
and the developers who are
currently beginning work on
condominiums at the Woods
property--due to concerns that the
Please see page 3
'TCSO when Barwick attempted to
break into the victim's car. The next
month, a report was filed when the
victi;n's car was .keyed (using a
sharp object to scratch the surface
paint) and witnesses say Barwick
was seen standing beside
the car earlier that same
Barwick's troubles mounted
when Taylor County High School
Principal Michael Thompson
recommended that his contract not
At this point, Barwick sought
employment at Lafayette County
High School and was hired as a
math teacher. In December, the
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A child's wagon escaped the blaze which claimed a Shady Grove couple's home Monday afternoon. A collection drive is underway
for the homeowners, who were uninsured Forj,. m0e_ information please see related story on page A- 2.
Ohio couple arrested
Cache of stolen goods seized
Cace oo eizmr
An Ohio couple is in jail'on'
multiple charges including armed
burglary and. grand theft, after
officers found drugs .and more than
100 items which had been stolen
from residences in Taylor and other
Florida counties in the motel room
in which they were staying:
Perry' Police Department. Ptl.
Kristina L. Reis said she received
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!Shown above are, from left, Cpt. Richard Johnson, TCI Asst. Warden Glenn Young, TCI Warden
Sam Culpepper, Sgt. Paul Poppell, Cpt. Audie Towles and Sheriff L. E. "Bummy" Williams.
Torch Run benefits local olympians
The Taylor County Special
Olyifipics Torch Run- will be held
.Thursday, beginning at 11 a.m. at
the Taylor County Courthouse
when the torch will be received
from Jefferson County, on its way
Officials from multiple law
enforcement departments and other
emergency agencies will be on
hand to accept the torch and then
run to the Winn-Dixie parking lot,
where chicken dinners will be
sold. The dinners include chicken,
cole slaw, baked beans and potato
Event Chairman TCSO Sgt. Paul
Poppell said hamburgers and hot
dogs vill also be available.
Poppell stressed that all proceeds
for the torch run will be given to
Taylor County Special Olympics,
staying in the county.
- Agencies participating in the run
include Taylor County Sheriffs
Office, Perry Police Department,
information from law enforcement
officials-in Ohio, who reported that
Andrea Stanifer, 18, of Ohio, was
possibly staying at .the Executive
Inn (formerly Southern Inn) and
was driving a stolen vehicle.
Reis said when she arrived at the
motel,, she' spotted the stolen car.
The desk clerk told her that
Stanifer was registered there and
was accompanied by a male
companion, later identified as
Nathanael M. Hollon, 20, also of
Reis made contact with Stanifer,
explaining that the vehicle she had
been driving was stolen and was
about to be towed. Reis then asked
the woman if she could search the
room and she was given consent.
During the search, Stanifer told
Reis there was some marijuana.
"Upon seizing the marijuana, a
crack cocaine smoking pipe with
residue, burnt Brillo pads (used as
a filter in th'e crack pipe) and.other
paraphernalia was found," said
Please see page 2
Judge Murphy to
Judge Stephen "Buddy"
-.Murphy has announced that he
'will seek re-election as county
judge for Taylor County.
. Born and raised in Taylor
County, Mul-phy is married to
.'Christine "Tina" Murphy and
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Department of Corrections, Taylor
Correctional Institution, Florida
Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC), Florida
Highway Patrol, City of Perry Fire
Department, Taylor County
Fire/Rescue and Doctors'
Memorial Hospital Emergency
Taylor representatives will later
take the torch to the Lafayette
County line, where it will continue
has two grown children,
Mur.phy Shelnut and
Murphy. He also has
Murphy is a graduate of
Taylor County High School,'
North Florida Junior College
and Florida State University
(FSU). Hb graduated with
honors from the Mississippi
College of Law.
Murphy holds membership in
the Florida Bar and the
Mississippi Bar. At the time of
his election in 1984. he was
engaged in a private law practice
Prior to attending law school,
Murphy was chief investigator
for the Taylor County Sheriffs
Office. He also held previous
positions as special agent for the
.Florida Department of Law
Enforcement and security agent
for then-governor Reubin
Murphy began his career as a
uniformed police officer
with the FSU Police
Department while attending the
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Fire destroys home
Units from Taylor County Fire/Rescue were enroute back to their main station from a call
when they received word of this structure fire in Shady Grove. A Taylor County Sheriff's Office
unit which was first to' arrive on scene found the structure "fully involved." The home and its
contents were a total loss. A collection drive has been started to assist the homeowners.
Donations of household items may be made at the Chamber of Commerce.
A Shady Grove family lost their
home and its entire contents to a
fire of unknown origin Monday
afternoon, April 10.
Homeowners Joe and Theresa
Hartsfield'were not at the residence
when the -fire started. Black
bellows of smoke were visible
from as far as away as Lake
Bird as firetrucks raced to the
Taylor County Sheriffs Office
(TCSO) Deputy Jay Ricketson was
first to arrive at the Alto'n
Wentworth Road home asd
reported the structure "was fully
On the arrival of Taylor County
Fire/Rescue (TCFR), the "home
was too far gone for anything to be
saved," according to officials. "It
was a total loss."
Fire had stripped the structure to
bare beams and a buckling roof by
the time firefighters arrived on
scene. Flames also singed oak trees
surrounding the home, while heavy
ash rained down on flowering
Water from a nearby creek was
used to help fully extinguish the
Barwick faces additional charges
iContinued from page 1
same month he was arrested here,
Barwick tendered his resignation
LCSO Cpt. John Young, who
headed an investigation into
possible criminal activity there,
said Tuesday. that Barwick had
been arrested and was being held in
the Lafayette County Jail under a
A warrant was handed down
in Mayo last week for his
At blood drive
Save a life, donate today!
Residents of Taylor County are
encouraged to donate blood today
The Southeastern Community
Blood Center bloodmobile will be
at First United Methodist Church
from 2-7 p.m.
To schedule' an appointment,
contact Billie Wallis at
Anyone who is healthy, at least
17 years old and weighs 110
pounds may donate blood.
Donors must eat and drink
plenty of non-caffeinated
beverages prior to donating blood.
One donation has the potential
to save three lives, Wallis
reminded, urging community-wide
arrest and Taylor County law
enforcement officials took
Barwick into custody to
await extradition to Lafayette
Young said Barwick was
charged with burglary of a
conveyance, after students at
Lafayette County High'
School witnessed him entering
the vehicle of one of his former
students, who is 17 years old, and
leaving a note.
. "There are more charges
pending," said Young. "The other
charges 'involve another 17-year-
old girl and we are looking into a
sexual' component in that
The cause, of the fire remains
unknown and an investigation is
not expected as the home was
The TPerry Rotary Club is leading
a collection drive to assist the
fami.ly. Donations of household
iterns, canned 'goods and
clothing may be brought to the
Verry/Taylor County Chamber of
Donations may also be mailed
to: Joe and Theresa Hartsfield, c/o
P.O. P.O Box 527, Shady Grove,
The local American Red Cross
chapter provided some financial
assistance for the family to
purchase needed food and
Personnel assisting with fire
included TCFR Chief Steve Miller,
Lt. Robert Lytle, Firefighter David
James and Firefighter Richard
Bush along with volunteer.
firefighters Donald Bowden, Ken
Parker and Bruce Simmons.
Emergency Medical Services
(EMS) also dispatched a unit to the .
scene with paramedic Cecil
Hall and EMT Chucky
Lewis named MIS
director for county
The Taylor County Board of County Commissioners recently welcomed
Bobby Lee Lewis Jr. as the county's first management information systems
As MIS director, Lewis will be responsible for the county's computer
and network systems, as well as analyzing the existing business processes
of the county and using technology to implement new ways to improve
inter-departmental communications, while increasing the efficiency of the
day-to-day county operations.
He will also be looking for ways to make the services the county
provides to the public "more easily and readily accessible."
Lewis is a native of Perry and a 1990 graduate of Taylor County High
School. He attended Taylor Technical Institute and passed the Block
Master Electrician's Exam. He is qualified as a Microsoft Certified
Systems Engineer and is both A+ and Network + certified.
For the last eight years he has owned his own computer consulting
business providing networking design and support, information security
and application design for various local businesses.
"I sincerely look forward to working with the staff, county
commissioners and the citizens of this county, and will strive to help make
Taylor County a leader among its peers when it comes to technology and
its uses," Lewis said.
"Technology is no longer a choice. It is a must and we will make every
effort to use it to our utmost advantage to provide our citizens with access
to services and information to make their lives easier."
Town hall meeting here Monday
U.S. Senator Bill Nelson will share the latest news from Washington,
D.C., during a town hall meeting Monday, April 17, at 10 a.m.
The meeting will be held in the county commission board room, located
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County to take action at next meeting
Continued from page 1
ramp would not have adequate
The new plan presented
Thursday, however, had the ramp
in the same area, but moved
slightly upstream to the canal on
I'EA Maaaw Milesfc, "
the cast side of the old Woods
Marina, which is on Second
Avenue, between Third and Fourth
streets. The existing canal would
be dredged into a new public
The plan calls for two phases
with the first phase including
dredging the canal and putting in a
What happened to the fish?
The banks of the City Duck Pond were littered with hundreds
of dead fish Monday. Although the reason for the deaths ar
unknown, some are speculating that low water levels resulted
in an insufficient level of oxygen in the pond. City worker
spent Monday morning cleaning up the fish.
one-lane boat ramp with parking
along Second Avenue and Fourth
Phase two would continue the
canal across Second Avenue
(which will be replaced by a
bridge) to the county-owned land
and spring behind Second
Avenue, and create a large
bowl to hold boats while people
put in and take out.
Two nearby lots are being
considered for parking.
There are some permitting issues
to overcome, Committee Chairman
Earle Greene said, but "the
permitting folks said the obstacles
are not insurmountable."
Permitting could take two to four
years, he said. "That's why we have
a short-term phase one."
They hope to have the first phase
Finished by June, 2007.
"We have the. developers'
commitment to help secure the two
lots," said Commissioner Clay
Bethea, a strong proponent for a
boat ramp in Steinhatchee.
While the funding process for
such a' land purchase would be
slow, Bethea said, the developer
could purchase the land quickly.
According to Bethea, the Woods
property developers are willing to
purchase the land in question if it
becomes available and then sell it
to the county.. '
"This is a good option,"
Commissioner Jack Brown
said. "We know there will be
"I like this conceptually, but I
need to look at it from a budget
"Compared to the others, I like
this option," Commissioner Pat
Several of the Dixie County
commissioners suggested, the
existing boat ramp on their side of
the river is a viable "short-term"
s optiofi if they could find property
e for parking.
d "Our commission doesn't want to
spend money across the river,"
Bethea said, adding that he would
not ask the Dixie County
commission to do so either.
Bethea did ask if they would be
willing to pass resolutions in
support of Taylor's project to help
with state and federal agencies.
Dixie County commissioners
agreed, and the Taylor
commissioners said they would
reciprocate for projects on the
other side of the river.
The hearing was then opened to
public comment and in a contrast
of previous meetings held on the
issue in which emotions ran high,
most voiced support of the plan.
Several simply asked questions
about the project, while others
expressed concerns over the
viability of phase one.
"I think this a great idea," Taylor
County resident George Painter
said. "I'd go five blocks away [to
park] if I could get in on this side of
Of the nine people who took the
podium to speak, no one voiced
opposition to phase two.
Steinhatchee resident Phil
Bratcher opposed the short-term
plan, stating that the First Street
right-of-way would provide an
The long-term plan, however, "is
probably the best idea yet,"
"We're getting ready to throw
this over the wall to county staff,"
Bethea said. "I've received two
calls from Congressman Allen
Boyd. He said he likes this option
and he'll work it. I feel. we will be
able to move Tallahassee and
"If it was easy, somebody would
have already done it."
Since Thursday's meeting was a
public hearing and not a special
meeting, the commission could not
make a motion and vote on the
issue, but Bethea did ask for a
consensus from the board to have
county staff begin working on both
phases of the project.
"From what I've seen, I like it,"
Commissioner Malcolm Page said.
"The first phase I'd like to get
started as soon as possible.
"For the second phase, it's in the
details," he added, stating the need
to get a contract with the
"I would like to commend the
boat ramp committee and
Commissioner Bethea," Page
"I support this conceptually,"
Brown said.' "I think it needs to be
fleshed out. We need to make sure
we have the funds. I need details.
I'm sure.those details are coming."
"I'm in agreement with the rest of
the commission that we go forward
with this," Patterson said. "I am
concerned about the
When asked for a comment,
Commission Chairman Daryll
Gunter said, "I think you see five
commissioners in support of
He then asked County
Administrator Buddy Humphries
to add the issue to the next
commission meeting's agenda.
Suspects armed with map
Continued from page 1
Stanifer and. Hollon were both
placed under arrest.
The search continued and "there
were many other items found that
were taken in robberies in Taylor
and other Florida counties, said
Also found in the room were
many articles of jewelry, including
gold earrings, necklaces,
bracelets, rings, watches,
coins, charms, broaches, pearl
necklaces and earrings, and
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wedding is Saturday
Annie Woodfaulk of Perry announces the engagement and forthcoming
marriage of her daughter, Chandra Victoria, to Robert Sherrelle Glanton,
the son of Robert Henry and Ollie Mae Glanton of Perry, and Evelyn
Isaac of Ft. Lauderdale.
The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Clarence Woodfaulk.
The couple's wedding will be Saturday, April 15, 2006, at 3 p.m. in the
Temple of God Baptist Church. All friends and relatives are cordially
invited to attend. A reception will follow at the Perry Men's Club.
Is it possible?
45 years have passed
since you graduated?
The Class of 1961 from Taylor County High School will hold its 45th
class reunion on Saturday, May 20, at the home of Vivian
(Wigglesworth) and Bob Sheffield at 1407 S. Main St.
All classmates are encouraged to gather and reminisce around 2:30 p.m.
with a barbecue dinner following at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $12 per
Friends from other classes are also invited to stop by between 2:30 and
5:30 p.m. to visit.
For additional information, please contact Vivian Sheffield at 850-584-
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*f1 :;'' r 12,
- I would like to thank the following
people for sponsoring my small team and for
giving generous donations to the American
Cancer Society's Relay for Life:
Lauren Lilliot of Farm Bureau
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District foe Florida HiQh here Thursday
The Taylor County High
baseball team will be playing for
the top seed in the upcoming
District 3, 3-A tournament when
Florida High comes to town this
Thursday for a 7 p.m. contest.
The Bulldogs are a perfect 5-0
(11-9 overall) in district play
while Florida High is 4-1 (13-7
overall). The Tallahassee team's
lone district loss came March 16
when the visiting Bulldogs
upended the Seminoles 4-2.
That first game, however,
doesn't matter much right now,
according to first-year TCHS
Coach Kelly Armstrong.
"The tiebreaker goes to overall
record so if Florida High beats us
this Thursday, they get the top
seed in the tournament," he said.
The district tourney is slated to
be played April 25 and 27 in
Jasper. The winner of -this
Thursday's game will play fourth-
seeded Madison while the loser
will play third seed Hamilton
The top two teams from the
district tournament will advance to
the state playoffs with the district
champion getting the home field
Armstrong credits much of his
team's success this season on a
strong pitching staff as well as
nine seniors on the roster.
His pitching staff includes
Brandon Mock, Miguel Parga,
Derek Miller, Josiah Anderson,
Rusty Walker and Brice, Cade.
The Bulldogs got their fifth
to play for top seed
district win last Thursday with a --. Stephen Kramer, who drove in Joe Wigglesworth led the 'Dogs at
9-0 shutout of Hamilton County. two runs with a double, the plate with a 2-3 effort.
Mock recorded the win (4-2) and Taylor County traveled to Port
the shutout while striking out six St. Joe (11-8) on Saturday but The Bulldogs were scheduled to
Trojan batters. came away on the short end of a play at Dixie County Tuesday
Top hitters for the 'Dogs were 3-2 decision. Miller was credited night and will host Santa Fe
Zach Bowden 2-3, 2 RBIs and with the pitching loss while Billy Saturday in a make-up game.
In latest assessment
A series of stock assessments
on three of Florida's most
important saltwater fisheries --
snook, redfish and striped mullet -
underwent review and discussion
Thursday by the Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Commis-
sion (FWC). The FWC routinely
collects and analyzes' data
concerning key marine fisheries
species, and these data provide-
vital information for development
of management regulations.
The assessment for redfish (also
called red drum, red bass and
channel bass) indicates the FWC's
management goal of 30-percent
escapement is on course.
Escapement is the proportion of
fish surviving through age four,
relative to the numberthat would
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if fishing effort continues to The snook assessment estimates
increase, the escapement rate of the SPR on Florida's Gulf
might fall below the 30-percent coast range from 26-32 percent and
goal by the next stock assessment, from 25-26 percent on the Atlantic
due in 2008. coast. The assessment indicates
The Commission intends to total snook harvest has been
continue meeting with a work increasing on both coasts due to
group of redfish stakeholders to ,the growing popularity of snook
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The assessment for snook dinner scheduled to be served at 7
indicates the FWC's management p.m.
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Maundy Thursday services planned in community
Morning worship marks Holy Week at Methodist Church
Sorrow to joy
The grief of Jesus' crucifixion and death is recounted in the
Passion play, "Forever Triumphant," which follows the
sadness of his followers to the joy of Easter's message, "He is
*isen...and death is defeated forever." This'passion play will
3e presented Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. at First Baptist
Church, which is joined in this undertaking by the
congregationn of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, and musicians
from churches throughout the community.
Churches unite to observe Holy Week
If you've missed the Monday and Tuesday worship services at First
United Methodist Church, you still have three clays left in this
community-wide observance of Holy Week.
Today, the 6:45 service will be led by Msgr. C. Slade Crawford of the
Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception. Special music will be
presented by the St. James Episcopal Church choir, under the direction
of Debbie Gilbert.
On Thursday, the Rev. Larry Neal of First Presbyterian Church will
present the 6:45 a.m. message with his church choir, under the leadership
of Lee Cook, presenting special music.
Also on Thursday, the Methodist church invites the community to its
Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. "You will have an opportunity to
participate in a foot-washing ceremony," said the Rev. Matt Wallis, pastor
of the church.
On Friday, the morning worship will be led by the Rev. Eddie Blalock of
First Baptist Church and his church choir which is directed by Sarah Sue
Grambling. All 6:45 a.m. services are followed by breakfast and
"Saturday is the day between the Friday crucifixion, and the Sunday
resurrection," reminds Wallis. "Jesus Christ was in the grave; silence was
in the tomb. God was working His miracle. Soon, sad hearts would rejoice
and voices would exclaim, 'He is risen.'"
The Methodist Church will celebrate Easter Sunday with a sunrise
service at 7 a.m. in the courtyard, S-unday School at 9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m.
worship. Everyone is invited.
Maundy Thursday/Tenebrae service planned
First Presbyterian Church, located on Plantation Road, invites the
community to its Maundy Thursday/Tenebrae service on Thursday at 7
"This. service will include the sacrament of the Lord's Supper," said the
Rev. Larry Neal, pastor of the church, who invites everyone to attend. For
this service, the adult choir will present "The Song of the Shadows."
Mrs. Deborrah Sharlene
Levingston, 52, a resident of
Taylor County, died April 8, 2006.
Mrs. Levingston was born in
Tallahassee.and had lived in Taylor
County all of her life. She was a
member of Spring Warrior Church
of Christ. She was a graduate of
Taylor County High School, where
she was valedictorian of her class.
She was also valedictorian of her
college graduating class. Mrs.
Levingston was a registered
pharmacist working in the Winn-
Dixk-0ib'rdnac- .. ,
She '%as the daughter of the late
Joltn L. Howell and the late Shirley
Gurr Howell McLeod.
Survivors include: her husband,
Walter Lavern Levingston of
Perry; and two brothers, Kim
Howell and wife Patty of Perry and
Tim Howell and wife Donna of
In addition to her parents, she
was preceded in death by a sister,
Melanie Melissa Howell.
Funeral services -were held'.
Tuesday, April 11, at 11 a.m. at
Spring Warrior Church of Christ
with interment following at the-
Family members received
friends Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. at
Joe P. Bums Funeral Home, which
was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be
'Seing Your H Ine
made to the Florida Sheriffs Boys
Ranch, P. 0. Box 2000, -Boys
Ranch, FL 32064.
Paul M. Sisk Sr.
Paul M. Sisk Sr., 77, a longtime
resident of Perry, died April 7,
2006, in Tallahassee.
A native of Rosman, N.C., he
moved to Perry in 1957. He was a
member of First Baptist Church in
Perry, a veteran of the Korean War,
having served in the U.S. Navy,
and at the time of his retirement in
1991, he had been employed' by
Watkins Engineering Company
longer lhmn an othetfperson.4. ..
Sur'.i'o ors include: his wife of 54
years, Peggy M. Sisk of Perry; two
sons, Paul Sisk Jr. and Allen R.
Sisk, both of Perry; two daughters,
Glenda Deal of Tallahassee and
Kitty Bonita "Bonnie" Sisk of
Leesburg, Ga.; two sisters,
Elizabeth Sisk Mull of Brevard,
N.C., and June Sisk Pangle of
Rosman, N.C.; three
grandchildren; and a host of'nieces
He was preceded in death by a
grandson, Christopher P. Sisk.
Funeral services were held
Tuesday, April 11, at 2 p.m. at First
Baptist Church in Perry. Interment
followed at Pineview Memorial
Family members received
friends Monday from 6 until 9 p.m.
%at Joe P. Burns Funeral Home,
which was in charge of
Alma Pearl McVey
Alma Pearl McVey, 97, died
March 23, 2006, at Doctors'
Memorial Hospital in Perry.
Born in Putnam County, Va., she
Musicians join voices for "Forever Triumphant"
"It was a week that would change the world forever -- Passion Week."
The choirs of First Baptis.t Church of Perry and Pleasant Grove Baptist,
along with musicians from several other community churches, invite you
to experience the scenes and songs that honor the last week in the earthly
life of Jesus Christ--"from his suffering and death to his glorious
This passion play, entitled "Forever Triumphant," will be presented in
the sanctuary of First Baptist of Perry on Friday, April 14, and Saturday,
April 15, at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited; First Baptist is located at the corner
of Center and Green streets.
Steinhatchee announces Holy Week services
Steinhatchee United Methodist Church has the following schedule for
Holy Week services, and all members of the community are invited.
Wednesday, Bible study will be held at 7 p.m. The following evening, a
Maundy Thursday Service is planned, also at 7.
Easter Sunrise Service begins at 7 a.m., with breakfast following, and
regular morning worship is scheduled for 11 a.m.
The church is located on the Jena Road by Casey's Cove.
Catholics observe Passover Seder
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church announces the following
services for Holy Week:
Noting that Passover is on April 13, which is Holy Thursday, the church
will have its Passover Seder Meal today, April 12, from 6 until 8 p.m. in
the parish hall.
Holy Thursday mass will be at 7 p.m on April 13.
A Good Friday Liturgical Service is planned for April 14 at 7 p.m.
On Holy Saturday, April 15, an 8 p.m, Easter Vigil Mass will be held.
On Easter Sunday, April 16, masses will be at 8 and 10:30 a.m. The
community is cordially invited.
Presbyterians celebrate Easter
First Presbyterian Church will have two services of Easter worship on
Sunday, April 16. Early worship begins at 8 a.m. and will be followed by
a continental breakfast. Please bring a breakfast pastry to share.
Morning worship continues with.an 11 a.m. service led by the pastor, the
Rev. Larry Neal, and the chancel choir.
On Saturday, April 15, the church will gather for a 5:30 p.m. Easter egg
hunt and potluck picnic on the church grounds, Plantation Road. All are
had lived in Perry for the past 16
years, moving here from Ohio. Cornerstone begins revival Friday
Mrs. McVey formerly worked as Revival services will be held at Cornerstone Fellowship Church on April
bookkeeper for Marathon Oil. 14, 15 and 16, featuring the Rev. Ray Carr as guest speaker. On Friday and
Survivors include a son, Charles Saturday, services begin at 7 p.m.; on Sunday, worship gets underway at 11
McVey of Perry, and two a.m. Carr is a native of St. Vincent's Island and is currently a senior at the
grandchildren. Baptist College of Florida.
No services are planned at this Everyone is invited to attend these services. The church is located on
time. Joe P. Burns Funeral Home is Slaughter Road; take the first road to the right after the former Highway
in charge of arrangements. -trn Sion '
Sunday, April 16
9:45 a.m. Sunday School
11:00 a.m. Morning Worship
6:00 p.m. Discipleship Training
7:00 p.m. Evening Worship
7:00 p.m. Prayer Meeting/
Destin DuBose, Music Director
Crosspoint Baptist 'Fellowship
Women's Ministry presents
Speaker: Jamie L. 'Wewlerry
When: Saturday, April 29
Where: Crosspoint Baptist Fellowship
920 Courtney Road
Perry, Florida 32347
Time: 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
is Friday, April 21.
Sr Please return registration forms
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'Pride of Taylor' to
The Pride of Taylor High School
Band will represent Florida during
a special three-day salute to
America's national anthem, "The
Star Spangled Banner."
The event will mark the
culmination of a yearlong
campaign launched by the National
Association of Music Education
(MENC) to raise awareness about
the importance of supporting and
funding school music programs.
"We will be going to
Washington, D.C., June 13-16,
2007, to be part of the National
Anthem Project. The National
Anthem Project is sponsored by
MENC, the national association for
Local Rotarian Grady C. Moore
Jr. was recently honored at the
Rotary District 6940 'Annual
Assembly in Callaway Gardens,
Ga., with the inaugural
"Commitment to Service Award."
This award was presented to
only five individuals out of the
nearly 6,000 Rotarians in the
district, which spans from
Pensacola to Chiefland.
To be eligible for the award, a
Rotarian must have been an active
member for 25 years and show an
extraordinary commitment to the
ideals of Rotary and its motto,
"Service above self."
Moore has been a Rotarian for
over &40 years. He served as
prrisiMhtof the Perry clubyas well
as chairing most of the committees
within the club at one time or
another. He is in charge of
inducting all new members into
the Perry club, instilling in them
the expectations and
responsibilities that accompany
Moore was presented the award
by District Governor Ivan Johnson
music educators as well as other
music education 'associations,"
Pride of Taylor Band Director Brett
"The point of the National
Anthem Project is to 'Restore
America's Voice...through music
education.' A recent Harris Poll
found that two out of three
Americans do not know the words
to the national anthem and less
know what song is 'our national
anthem. MENC has been
holding road shows all across the
country and the entire project
culminates in Washington on Flag
The three days in the nation's
capital will be filled with patriotic
"On the first day, the world's
largest chorus will sing the national
anthem, which we will be-part of.
The second day will include
concerts from bands and choruses
from across the country. One
band and one choir from each state
will perform and represent its
state. On the third day, DCI bands
will give a special performance to
wrap up the event," Wilson
For additional information
about the National Anthem
Project, visit on-line at www.
Local Rotarian Grady C. Moore Jr. (left) received the
inaugural "Commitment to Service Award" from District
Governor Ivan Johnson.
At Rotary Club
Blair to speak April 18
The Perry Rotary Club will welcome State Attorney Jerry Blair as guest
speaker at its April 18 meetingn. Blair will discuss his role in the
prosecution of serial killer Ted Bundy."
Sam Culpepper, the new warden at the Taylor Correctional Institute, is
scheduled for the April 25 meeting.
Helen Elizabeth McMullen was inducted into the Beta Iota Omicron
_Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Keiser College in March.
McMullen, who is majoring in health related professions, is the daughter
of Patrick and Dorothy McMullen of Perry.
-Established in 1918 by two-year college presidents, Phi Theta Kappa is
the oldest and most prestigious honor society serving two-year colleges
around the world. The society serves to recognize and encourage the
academic achievement of two-year college students, and provide
opportunities for individual growth and development through honors,
leadership and, service programming. Students must rank in the top 20
percent of the class to be invited to membership in Phi Theta Kappa and
must maintain high academic standing during their enrollment in the two-
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The Star Spangled Banner
1814 ql'ords by Francis Scott Key, Mlfusic by John StaffordSmitl h
0 say can you see, by the dawn's early' light, And where is that band who so vayntingly
C'hiat so proudly we hailed at the twilight s swore
[ast geamin'? That the havoc of war and the battle's
'l l'Chose bro'adstripes andbright stars, through confusion
the perilous fightt, A home and a country should leave us no
O'er the ramparts we watched, were so more?
gia lantly streaming, 'Their blood has washed out their jfou
fAnd the roci(et's red[gare, the bombs bursting footsteps' pollution.
in air, No refuge coutd save the hirefing and stave
GaVec proof through the night that our ftag From the terror of flight, or thegloort of the
was still there. grave:
0 say does that star spangled banner yet Afnd the Star-Spangled
O'er the land of the free, and the home of the O'er the [and of the free and the home of the
On the shore dinmli seen through the mists of 0 thus be it ever when freemen shatf
the deep. stand
7 here the foe's hauqhti host in dread silence 'Between their toved homes and the war's
'B'hat is that which the breeze, o'er the Blest with vict,'ry and peace, may the
towering steep, 9Heaven-rescued (and
As it itft.futr bows, half conceals, haof Praise the Power that hath made and
discloses? preserved us a nation.
Now it catches the gleam of the morning's Then conquer we must when our cause it is
first beam, just
In fut[ g(ory reflected now shines in the And this be our motto: "In God is our
"Tis the Star-Spanged 'Banner! 0 tong may it And the Star-Spanged 'Banner in triumph
wave shall wave
O'er the stand of the free and the home of the 'er the. (and of the free and the home of the
'I'll Be Seeing You' April 22
The North Florida Community
College Music Department will
present its 1940's Musical Revue
"I'll Be Seeing You" at Van H.
Priest Auditorium Saturday, April
22, 7 p.m.
In conjunction with the Madison
County, Four Freedoms Festival,
the show is called a "must see"
featuring the NFCC Sentinel
Singers, Jazz Ensemble and many
"Please mark your calendars
now for this great show that wilf be
sure to haie you dancing in the
aisles," said Dr. Rebecca Burkart,
NFCO music instructor and show
,director. "Wearing period outfits,
the singers and actors present the
history of WWII days with all the
joys and sorrows that went with the
Vocalists, dancers, actors$ and a
master of ceremonies will tpke you
on a7 musical journey through thp
1940's performing songs such as
"Swingin' On a Star,'" "All the
Things You Are," "Stompin' at the
Savoy" and more, she said.
During Act II the Van H. Priest
Auditorium stage will be
transformed into a night club
complete with a live band and tons
"You. don't want to miss. this
show! The performance is free and,
open to the public, but donations
will be accepted to benefit music
schola'ships at the college."
Sentinel Singers Emily Bass and
J.T. Davis, both of:Taylor County,
will participate in the program.
AARP: last Wed 10 am at AMVETS
Post #20 building (2499 Woods Creek
Civil Air Patrol (CAP): second and fourth
Mon., 7 p.m., main hangar at the Perry/Foley
Kiwanis Club: Wednesdays, noon,
Joyce's Main Street Cafe.
MainStreet Perry: first Monday of each
month, Perry/Taylor County Chamber of
Commerce at noon.
NAACP: first Sunday, 5 p.m., at Jerkins
Optimist Club: Thurs., noon at Joyce's
Main Street Cafe.
Perry Garden Club: third Wednesday,
Perry Elks Lodge: second, third and
fourth Tuesday, 8 p.m.
. Perry Lodge 123, F&AM: first and third
.Monday nights, 7:30 p.m.
Perry Lodge #187: first and third Wed.,
7 p.m., Masonic Hall.
Perry Masonic Lodge 123: meets first
and third Monday nights, 7:30 p.m.
Perry Shrine> Club: fourth Thurs.,
7 p.m. (club house on Courtney Road).
Perry Woman's Club: second Wed.,
noon (Sept. to May; subject to change).
Rotary Club: Tues., noon at Joyce's
Main Street Cafe.
Taylor County Leadership Council:
,second and fourth Friday, 7 p.m., Jerkins
Vogue XIII: first Mon., 7:30 p.m. Call 584-
Airport Advisory Commission: fourth
Monday, 12 noon, Perry-Foley Airport.
Chamber of Commerce: second Thurs.,
8 a.m., chamber board room.
City Council: second and fourth Tues., at
County Commission: first Mon. and third
Tues. at 6 p.m., courthouse annex.
Juvenile Justice Council: third Thurs.,
9 a.m., at Juvenile Justice Office, 1719
South Jefferson Street.
Planning Board: first Thurs., 6 p.m.
Courthouse annex (old post office).
Social Security: representatives, second
Tues., 8:30 a.m. to noon, courthouse annex.
Taylor County Construction License
Board Meeting: third Fri., 2 p.m.,
Taylor County Development Authority:
second Mon., 5 p.m. at Capital City Bank.
Taylor County School Board: first and
third Tues., 7 p.m.
Taylor County Soil & Water Board:
fourth Mon., 7 p.m., Chaparral Steakhouse.
Taylor Coastal Water and Sewer: third
Wed. at 18820 Beach Road, 5 p.m.
Tourism Development Council: second
Wed. 5 p.m., at Chamber of Commerce.
Diabetes classes every Tuesday, 2 p.m.,
Doctors' Memorial Hospital.
FAMU Alumni Chapter: second Monday,
7 p.m.,'Jerkins Community Center..
Florida Forest Festival Board of
Directors: first Wednesday, 3:30 p.m.,
Chamber of Commerce. Call 584-TREE
Girl Scouts Service Unit: first Tuesday,
7 p.m., Scout Hut.
Historical Society: open Thursday
afternoons, 1-5 p.m.
Home Educators League of Perry
(HELP): second Thurs., 1:30 p.m., Forest
Capital Hall. Call 584-8553 or 584-9207.
(Public) Horseback Ride Nights every
third Tuesday of the month from 4-9 p.m. at
the Taylor County Ag/Equestrian Arena. $5
fee and'current negative Coggins-required.
For more information, call 584-5900..
Humane Society of Taylor County:
second Wednesday, 6 p.m., Forest Capital
La.Leche League International: second
Wed., 10:30 a.m., Taylor County Public
Miles of Smiles Clown Alley: first
Thursday, 7 p.m., at 901 North Calhoun
Mothers of Pre-Schoolers: first and third
Friday. Call 584-3826.
Muskogee Creek Indian Nation: second
and fourth Sat., 7 p.m. Tribal grounds,
Lyman Hendry Road.
Muskogee Creek Indian Tribe: first
Saturday, Oak Hill Village on Woods Creek
National Wild Turkey Federation
(Yellow Pine Drummers): holds open
monthly meeting on first Thursday, Golden
Corral, 7 p.m. Call 584-9185.
Republican Party of Taylor County:
second Thursday of every month at 315 N.
Taylor Coastal Communities
Association: second Tuesday, 7 p.m., at
the district building on Beach Road.
Taylor County Democratic Party: every
Thursday at the Chamber of Commerce.
Taylor Adult Program (TAP): Thursdays,
10 a.m., 502 N. Center Street. 223-0393.
Taylor County Amateur Radio Club:
first Monday, 7 p.m., Division of Forestry
office, 618 Plantation Road.
Taylor County Habitat for Humanity,
Inc.: board meeting, second Tues., 5:30
p.m., Room 208, Capital City Bank.
Taylor County Historical Society: third
Mon., 7. p.m. Historical Society building.
Society's museum is open every Thursday,
1-5 p.m. '
Taylor County Horseman's Association
Horse Show: second Sat., 10 a.m. Arena
located on Bishop Blvd.
Taylor' County Quilters: Tuesdays,
10 a.m. to noon, Taylor County Public
Taylor Copnty Reqf & Research Team:
second Thurs., 7 p.m., Forept Capital Hall.
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are
held Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays
(closed), 8 p.m., at Heritage House on
Washington Street, across from public
library; another AA group meets Mondays,
Wednesday and Thursdays at Serenity
House, located at 1260 Hwy. 98 West,
across from the BP station at 8 p.m.
Alzheimer's Support Group for
Caregivers: every second Tuesday, at
7 p.m., First United Methodist Church.
Big Bend Hospice Advisory Council:
fourth Tues., noon, 107 East Green Street.
Healthy Start Coalition: fourth Mon.,
9 a.m., Taylor County School District
Administrative Office Complex."
Narcotics Anonymous: every Tuesday,
7 p.m., at St. James Episcopal Church, 1100
West Green Street, in the church library.
These are open meetings to those interested
in topics relating to addiction.
SHARE distribution: fourth Sat., 9 a.m.,
at First United Methodist Church.
The Way: Christ-cqntered recovery
group, meets on Fridays at 7 p.m. at
Serenity House on Hwy; 98 W,, across from
BP Station. Open to alcoholics, addicts,
family members and friends.
AMVETS Post 20 and AMVETS Ladies
Auxiliary: third Tuesday, 7 p.m., at 2499
Woods Creek Road.
American Legion Post #94: first
Tuesday, 7 p.m., American Legion' Hall,
American Legion, Steinhatchee Post
291: fourth Tues. 8 p.m.
Sons of AMVETS: second Tuesday,
7 p.m., 2499 Woods Creek Road.
Sons of Confederate Veterans: fourth *:
Tuesday at VFW Post on Center Street,
7 p.m. For additional information, please call
VFW Post #9225: second Tues., 7 p.m.
(American Legion building). ,
Anyone wishing to add their community
group to the calendar listing Is asked to call
(850) 584-5513 or e-mail the information to:
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BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD
Letters to the Editor
I would like to 0
thanks to the peo
County.:As you ma
County was the
Florida Junior Mis
year. As Taylor Cou
had the honor of
this great program
begin to express ho
to all of those who
*successful due to ti
the people of Tay
the end of the week
not ready '-to< go
couldn't believe h
community came to
_tJhe program such
already planned th
I would like
-ldonated their time
make the 2006 Flor
FJM Board of D
and Frames, Tayl
Cheerleading and ,
Energy, Foley Tin
s thanks state program's sponsors
Mlcrcaniie, Rotijrr Club, Optimist Bakery, Taylor Cookers, Chamber
write a-letter of Club, .Kiwanis Club, NAPA, of Commerce, Michael Thompson,
ople of Taylor 'McClellan's Shell, GTCom, 'Meredith Dunaway, Diana McRory
ay know, Taylor Mama's Italian, Fiddler's and Doctors' Memorial Hospital,
home of the Restaurant, Rosehead, Goodman's, Walter Cox, Wendy Parker, Nicole
ss program this Joyce's Main Street Caf6, Zeigler's Wilder, Sherra Edwards, Stacey
unty's Jr. Miss, I Florist, Dana Schwab, Leah Cruce, Lauren Haynes, Pam
participating in Merschman, Ronnie .and Donna Cannon, Valerie Wiles, Ronnie
n. I can't even Kinsey, Kristy and Wade Kinsey, Babs Radcliff, Carrie
w thankful I am Goodman, Rodney Schwab, Osteen, Kelly Stroud, Don Bishop,
helped out. Vanessa Wright, Sara Mock, Scott Barton, Craig Kurimay and'
program was a Bobby and Lynda Edwards, Jared ,David Sullivan.
n, and was and Abbey Tharpe, Bob and Nancy Thanks again to all who
he generosity of Bell, Mike and Mandy Cornelius, contributed to the success of the
lor County. By Daryll Gunter, Evelyn Day, Lily program. I couldn't be more proud
, the contestants Brooks, Earlene Nealy and Elks to represent Taylor County.
counties. were Lodge, Sandy Manning, Johnson's : Allison Bassett
how our small
together to make
h ,a wonderful
of them has
ieir next trip to
to thank the
and talents to
rida Junior Miss
aber and Land,
Reception a 'success'
I wanted, to personally thank
everyone who helped me with
having a successful Survivorship
Reception on March 30. Thank you
.to all of the donors, supporters,
subcommittee members 'and
especially the survivors. You are
the reason-we Relay!
A sincere thank you to Hazel
Snow, Lucille Carroll, Inez Cone,
Karol. Smith, Wade Goodman,
Cheryl Kay Gregory, Perry Plaza
"Taco 9 TTimes
Wednesday, April 12, 2006
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Florist, Doctors' Memorial
Hospital, Johnson's Bakery, Winn-
Dixie and Gas & Grill. Than you
all so very much. I truly appreciate
everything you did.
Sheri Snow Moon, ACS Relay
for Life Survivorship Chairperson
The options listed in the paper
last week for track re-locations
omitted one that might appeal to
There is no solution that will
satisfy everyone. Before all the
tracks were taken out of Perry,
there was one route through Perry
that bypassed the business district.
Southbound trains could enter
town at Ash 'Street on the ACL
track and proceed on a tangent to
the Church Street crossing. After
crossing Church, they could turn
left on the ACL wye track, then
proceed through the wye and enter
the G&F main line to Foley at the
concrete plant. This connecting
track was used by both roads as a
One half-mile of new track, and
connections for G&F and ACL
would have to be built north of
Ash Street. The rest would have to
be re-built on or near the old
This would eliminate-delay and
disruption to current rail traffic to
and from Foley.
B-2 Taco Times April 12, 2006
Free to those in need
.-. \I TCFPA offers baby food
The community has graced the
Tri-County Foster Parents
Association with many wonderful
donations in the past few years and
now we are able to return the favor.
Heartland House II here in Perry
will offer free jarred baby food to
those who need it.
We are over-stocked and have
more than enough to share. Anyone
in need of baby food can call or
stop by Heartland House II at 800
West Ash Street (third building
behind the Senior Center). The
hours are Monday through
Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The
phone number is 584-7224.
As always, anyone with
donations can drop them off during
open hours. We are currently in
need of baby items, such as
strollers, cribs, toddler beds,
playpens, infant and toddler car
seats, high chairs and gently used
These supplies are offered to
local foster care families, adoptive
homes, relative and non-relative
placements. We also have been
able to help out needy families that
are not in the foster care system as
well as house fire victims.
The Tri-County Foster Parents
Association meets every second
Tuesday of the month from 6-9
p.m; at Heartland House II in
Anyone who currently houses
children such as foster children,
adoptive children, relatives and
non-relatives is welcome to attend
these meetings. We meet with
professionals .in the community,
have various training classes and
can offer information on services
beneficial to children in care.
Thank you for your continued
caring and donations.
Rail to use eminent domain?
Rather than joining the fight to
stop the coal plant, the city wants
the railway moved east of 221.
Eminent domain would be used
to run the train through other folks'
Richard L. Whitfield, Jr. (Abe)
By SUSAN H. LINCOLN
"What is a skink?" the mother-in-law
asked, as we discussed what artillery
would rid the yard of these slinky
lizards which will run and hide in your
house if you leave the door open too
"Come to the front sidewalk," I told
her, for the sun was shining brightly
that day, and skinks love to sunbathe.
From the comfort of my home, we
looked out the front window and I
lamented, "Well, I don't see one right
this minute...' and as soon as those
words left my mouth, a two-and-a-half
foot black snake slithered from the
shrubs to the side walk.
"Aiiiyyyy," she screamed. I, however,
don't scream; I just inhale deeply and
choke myself--an involuntary action
which the husband calls, "sucking all
the oxygen out of the room."
The snake heard both of us and
quickly 'ran for cover.
We ran for cover too--alerting the
husband, calling the son, wondering
where the Florida National Guard was
when you needed them.
"Honey, what kind of snake was that?" .
asked the grandmother as she planned
to never leave the house again.
"I think it's just a common black
snake--the kind' you want around
because they keep all the mean snakes
away," I told her, as if it were a bedtime
"You want him around?" she asked.
"No, no, not me," I said, "but the
husband has convinced me that a black
snake is a good thing to have." And
then I added tersely, "He's your son."
"I think you should kill him," she said.
"Your son?" I asked.
"No, you sorrything. The snake."
"Do you want me to kill him?" the
husband then asked.
"Well, I don't know," I -admitted. "I
haven't given this a lot of thought. I
don't want snakes around my house,
but I'd rather have this one than a
rattlesnake or a moccasin, and if he
chases poisonous snakes away, maybe I
should keep him."
"And he eats lizards," the husband
reminded, which might explain why no
skinks were sunning that day. They
were being digested.
"I guess we shouldn't kill him," I
determined, but it wasn't a happy
decision. "Now I'm going to worry every
time I go to my rosebed, and what if I
pick him up instead of the black hose?"
"Well, I'm not going to worry," said the
grandmother. "I'm not leaving this
house again." I have to admit, the
announcement disturbed me.
"He's not going to bother you," her son
said, while my son made hissing noises
just to keep things interesting.
"Have you ever had a snake in the
house?" the mother-in-law asked.
"No," I shouted back at her, equating
that suggestion to heresy, blasphemy,
terrorism, Communism and downright
treachery. It was inappropriate, even
for a mother-in-law.
Days have passed. I am not afraid of
my yard, but I am mighty careful. I
watch my feet. I suspect the black
snake is there, and I plan on it. I haven't
watered my roses in days so I'm grateful
for- Saturday's rain, even if it was only
15 minutes' worth. Clearly, I will not be
asked to be on the garden club's Tour of
Gardens,. They don't have enough
liability insurance, and I don't have
anything blooming. Or much grass.
Just a few fire ants.
Saturday, when the boys were out of
,tpw. at .a .baseball, tournament, ,I
planine dmy exit through the side door.
of my house. I've got skinks at the back
door and a black-snake at the front.
door. So I went out the side door--ever
-so carefree. That's when something
green whipped its tail away from my
feet and into a nearby row of shrubs,
Again, I sucked all the oxygen--this
time, out of our three acres of land.
Then I closed my eyes to cry when I
realized the folly in that plan. Eyes must
stay open. For 10 minutes, I couldn't
find the wretched thing, until I used my
stealth hunting skills and looked along
the foundation of the house, in the
mulch, against the cedar, behind the
shrubs, near the hose.
If Martha Stewart saw this snake,, she
would dedicate her next garden hose
design to him. He was deep gray and
sage green with racing stripes .in a
bright fern green which extended from
his head:to his tail--a good two feet. He
had a small head which I know to be a
good sign (probably not poisonous); no
head, however, is a better sign (probably
dead) but I wasn't getting close enough
to kill him.
Since the boys were three hours away,
I called them on the phone. What an
exercise in futility. Both of them
recognized the snake as I described him
and agreed that I was in no danger,
How convenient for them.
Why didn't I feel any better?
I found a piece of concrete and sat
upon it, thinking great thoughts. I
believe concrete jungles are highly
underrated. What's so wrong with
concrete? It's dependable. It's
unattractive to wildlife. I've never heard
of snake sightings in penthouse gardens
or Times Square. Yes, clearly, we
should all pour more concrete.
,I realized that, at the moment, the joys.
of country living had temporarily lost
their charm. If there's a Sexual Predator
List, shouldn't there be a Snake List?
Shouldn't they be required to register.
Shouldn't law enforcement officers get
I had a stiff Coca-Cola and decided
against watering my roses. I just wasn't
up to it. A couple of cardinals flew by
to remind me of the happiness they
bring and I mustered up all my courage
for a walk. Right now, the snakes live at
my house...at my pleasure. One more
incident like this, and you're going to
hear-tell of a mad woman on the north
side of town who shot out all the
windows in her house, three of her toes,
and bombed the front yard, all because
of two harmless snakes.
Whole New York
B-3 Taco Times April 12, 2006
Center-Cut Pork Loin
Cook's Smoked Ham
r .S 1.29lb. .b
New York Famliy
Strip Steak Pack
5' 9 b.
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B-4 The Taco Times April 12, 2006
Friday & Saturday, 9 AM 6 PM; 1/4 mile
down Beach Road o, right. Tools,
furniture,. quilts, computer parts,
collectables, and lots more.
For Sale Amsoil Synthetic lube, for all
types Gear lubes, etc. Call Frank Turner
at 584-4956 after 6:00 p.m.
Vacation Rental Vacation House in
Franklin N.C. $325 weekly. 1 BR 1 bath.
Near Cherokee, Gatlinburg, Blue Ridge
Parkway, Helen GA. Call 850-223-2627 or
To whom ever donated the single bed with
headboard & mattress without the 3
drawers to Goodwill within the last month. I
would be willing to pay you for those 3
drawers & pick up. Leave message if no
answer @ 672-2542.
HUGE 4" pillow top mattress box set. New
under warrenty. Sealy, Serta and
Simmons. List $989 sell for $249 Call 850-
Two carat diamond earrings appraised at
$1,900, sell for $1,000. One and one half
carat ring sell for $1,000. Call 584-6474,
Beginner Riding lessons at your home.
Open bookings. Call 578-2920.
Peaceful! Nice 1999 5 br/3 bath, 1782 sq.
ft. MH nestled in Pine tree setting on 2
acres. Ocean Pond Subdivision. Ten
minutes from town, five minutes to Gulf of
Mexico, Call Vicki Ratliff, Broker @ Point
of Beginning Properties. 850-584-2704.
Land for sale, 221 between Shiloh Church
Rd. and Cairo Parker Rd. 1 acre lots with
paved roads. Owner financing available.
Please call (386) 658-1346 or (850) 584-
3 Bed/2 Bath, 1380 sq. ft., fire place,
nicely landscaped with 18x18ft. Gazebo
$135,000. Call 850-584-8466.
Land for Sale! 1.28 acres for $17,000. For
more information call Professional Realty
of Perry at 584-5844.
Country, Living!! 4.5 acres m/1, 4 BR
2.5BA, home w/ large living area, open
design. Lots more outbuildings. More
acreage available, call 850-843-2418
Lots at Cedar Island! They have both Gulf
Front and Deep canal frontagell Off
Sandpiper Rd. Call 850-843-2418
.31 acre Lot Cedar Island. Utilities, elec.
RV hook up; water; sewer. Gulf frontage -
.96 feet. Call 850-843-2418
4 bed/2 bath mobile home with carport on
huge city lot. Newly remodeled $8,0,000.
WANT TO BUY
Comic Books (collectibles-any year)
Scrap Gold & Gold Silver Dollars
Pocket Watches Diamonds
Postcards Sports Memorabilia
Taylor County Historical Items
Vintage metal toys/wind-up toys
Cagll MarkSouthr;an (850 584.6021 so gt
1,999 Riverview 16x80 Mobile Home on 1
acre lot in Fortner Subdivision. 3bd, 2.
bath. Well, septic and power pole. Ready
for living. MUST SELL 65,000. ',51'.1-8.-
MH.D.W. 3 br/2 b very clean,, walk in
closets, fireplace, fully furnished,/front and
back decks, paved driveway. Only,
$67,500. See at 301 Ivy Ave. Perry. Call
838-1770 or 419-23996'i,0
. Cedar Island 2 Canal Front Lots for sale.
$165,000 each. Call 478-960-0800.
. 3/31-4/26 .
Nice 4 bed,'2 bh house for Sale; Living
room den- dinning room w/wood burning,
stove and kitchen Located down Woods
Creek Rd. on 2 62 acres. Newly remodeled
kitchen, new carpets. Right across from
Three Rivers Hunting Club. Asking
$110:000. Call 838-3337 for appt.
1517,Wogdard St 4/2 1997 home fixer
upper, needs'carpet, vinyl and pairrinr
$43,900 Call Coldwell Banker (850)223-
603 W; Dundee St. -'4/2, fixer upper, heeds
some TLC $44,900 Call Coldwell Banker
248 Jenkins Rd, 3/2 .8b) acre, fenced,
needs some work $55,000 Call Coldwell
11830 Charles Holden Rd, Shady Grove -
3/2 2000 DWMB ready to move into on a
half acre completely fenced Call Coldwell
5 acres -' great location for access to
beaches and the'Taylor County Coast line
-.$142,900 Call Coldwell Banker (850)223-
2,31 acres -.septic, well and electric pole -
come bring your horses $49,900 Call
Coldwell Banker (850)223-2370
3.33 acres septic, partially clears, with
pines, ready for you mobile home $45,000
Call'Coldwell Banker (850)223-2370
3.33 acres septic, well, cleared and ready
for" your home or mobile home $55,000
Call Ciodweil Banr'er (8501223-2370
Spacious, Luxury Ranch Home
5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
Large, modernized country kitchen with wood-bu'rning fireplace
H .uge airy sunrobmr *
Beautiful master bedroom with bath suite
Bright family room adjacent to game room
Detached 2 1/2 car garage
Visit www.ForSaleByOwner.com for details and pictures
Shown by appointment (850) 584-3167 or (229) 551 -1633
15629 Beach Rd. Convenient to the
Beach Area, 3/2 1996 DWMB on one acre -
$135,000 Call Coldwell Banker (850)223-
205 Mt. Olive Church Rd. 4/2, on 2.2
acres, 1,654 sq ft., storage shed, $138,500
Call Coldwell Banker (850)223-2370
Furnished room for rent $90 week +
deposit $150 Call 838-1524 pin77,
Looking for applicants! Apply now for 1, 2
and 3 bedroom apartments. Equal Housing
Opportunity. Call 850-584-5668. 709 W.
.Church St., Perry, FL 32347. TDD/TTY
For Rent 3 bed/2 bath, 2-story house
located in town $560 rent + last month +
$500 damage deposit. No pets. Leave
message to call back 223-3227.
3/2 home $850 per mo.. First + last +
security deposit $300, in.city near schools
& shopping, 223-3055.
Southern Villas of Perry!!
HUD Vouchers accepted. 1 and 2 bedroom
HC and non-HC accessible apartments.
Call 85C-584-8111. TDD/TTY 711. 315
Puckett Rd. Perry, FL 32347. Ecjual
Beach Front RV Space for Rent at Dekle
Beach Call 584-4166,
3 bd/1 bth house in town. 1/2 acre fenced
in backyard. 1st &'last plus references
required. Available May 1st. Call 850-843-
Help Wanted Badcock and More Set,up
and delivery. Must bb 21 .yrs old Licence
Required Good Driving Record No phone,
calls apply in person. 1003 S. Jefferson,
Accounting clerk needed. Must be Avon Reps needed in your area. Start your
proficient in Microsoft Office and typing own business! Make your own schedule!
speed 40 AWPM. Accounts receivable only $10 start up fee. Free gift with'sign
experience desired. Send resume to 584- on. Contact Crystal at 584-8461 or 843-
Need 25 Drivers Nowl
Run Southeast Only
Home Every Weekend
80% Drop & Hook
Sign on Bonus
Health & Dental
CDL/A 2 Yrs OTR
TAYLOR COUNTY BCC POSITION
Mosquito Control Truck Driver
(seasonal/part time) = $6.49/hr.
Day Camp Counselor temporary/ part
time $6.49 $11,01 (salary depends on
education & experience) Positions
available in Perry and Steinhatchee.
Animal Control Officer $9.31/hr.
Fire Fighter -$10.78/hr.
Entire job description, requirements and
application'can be obtained from www.tcfl-
libinfo.com or Taylor Employment
Connections, 1702 S, Jefferson Street.
Posit4/7T/ background check employer,
The District School Board of Taylor
County Head Start Program is accepting
applications for the following vacant
Custodian 11 months, 8 hrs, Minimum
high school diploma or equivalent
required. Interpersonal skills and ability to
understand verbal and written instructions.
Knowledge of OSHA standards. Must be
able to operate machinery necessary for
cleaning the school. Ability to lift (min. of
50 Ibs.), moving, climbing, etc.
Interested applicants please contact
Taylor One Stop Career Center, 584-7604.
This position is open to school board
employees, and the general public. The
Taylor County School Board adheres to a
drug free workplace joiicy Drug testing ,,
with a- negative result i -requluied. Head-"
Start employees must pass' health
screening, fingerprinting, and background
check required by DCF for licensing
daycare workers. Closing date for this
position is April 14, 2006 at 12:00 Noon.
Sun & Stars
Let us help you Realtly, uLLC
reach your dreams!
r Personal Service Specialists
Licensed Real Estate Broker
Fax (850) 223-2037 Cell (386) 590-0848
119 E. Green St. Suite 207-A Perry
POSITION: HISTORY INSTRUCTOR
INSTITUTION: NORTH FLORIDA
LOCATION: MADISON, FLORIDA
Full time facility appointment beginning
August, 2006. The successful candidate
will teach History courses through the
sophmore-level. These include American
History, History of Western Civilization,
Race and Ethnicity, African American
History and World History. Qualifications:
A master's degree (from accredited
institution) qith a minimum of 18 graduate
semester hours in History. Community
College teaching experience is preferred.
In addition to teaching duties, position will
include: established office hours; serving
on College committees: professional
development; participating in Department
and College activities.. Some classes
taught may be night and/or dual enrollment
courses on NFCC campus and/or satellite
Send application to: Director HR, North
Florida Community College, 325 NW
Turner Davis Drive, Madison, Florida
32340. Only complete application packets
will be considered. Complete application
packet requires letter;. resume and
application; copy of transcripts (unofficial
is okay). Application is available on
website at www.nfcc,edu' Questions: call
Mrs. Enid Kozlowski (850-973-1636) or
email to firstname.lastname@example.org Application
packet must be received by April 18, 2006.
Taylor County. Provide crisis intervention
and domestic/sexual violence counseling .-
to hotline callers and residents. Assist
residents and their children in a
community living environment. Crisis"
intervention skills required. Part-time,
every other weekend and vacation.
coverage may require some overnights:-.
Requires Bachelor's degree in social work
or two years related experience..
AA/EOE Refuge House is committed to
respecting and valuing diversity. Please
send resume with cover letter stating.-
position being applied for to:
Refuge House, Inc.
P.O. Box 20910
Tallahassee, FL 32316
Front Desk Clerk
S.- ^9Night shift 11pm 7am
Computer knowledge require 1.
Apply in person at Days inn 2277 S Byron Butler Parkway
Please fax resume to te Human Resurs Department at (850) 584-0661, E-Mail to
email@example.com, or call (850) 584-0866.
|firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (850) 584-0866. |
Certified Medical Assistant, Part-Time, PRN.
Licensed Practical Nurse, PRN
Emergency Medical Tech, PRN
Flight Paramedic, PRN.
Licensed Practical Nurse, PRN
Nuclear Medicine Tech, PRN
Medical Lab Tech, Full-Time
Registered Nurse, Full-Time, PRN.
Licensed Practical Nurse, Full-Time, PRN
Certified Nursing Assistant, PRN
Pharmacist, PRN .
OR Tech, Full-Time
Drug Free Workplace
Equal Opportunity Employer
3. 6 e 6 *
Prestige Home Center'
The Only Factory Outlet on the West Coast .
NO "DOUBLE TALK" WITH OUR ADVERTISING-
NO GAMES WITH OUR PRICES!
Any New Home Purchased from Prestige Homes
Includes FREE Delivery & Set-Up...PERIOD!
.Bi: "--BRAND NEW-
L ".. Choose from,.
2 or 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath,
Exceeds New Gov't. Standards
Includes AC, Heat, Skirting & Steps
No Down Payment for Landowners!
(60 Other Homes to Choose From!)
Eggs are Cheaper in the Country,
So are Prestige Homes!
N. Hwy. 19, Chiefland 800-477-2492
IMOBI I LE HOMES
[ FURNITUR'E APPLIANCES ELEC7RONPOS h JEWELRY'
Administrative Assistant. Full time
position, with benefits, in- Perry office.
Duties include setting up office, keeping
records, scheduling meetings, assisting
project staff and consultants and general
office support. HS Diploma and 2 years
experience required. AA preferred.
Computer skills required including
Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
Please fax resume to 904-665-4978. This
position is also listed with Employment
Taylor ARC seeks a forward-thinking,
team-oriented individual for its Supported
Living program for adults with
developmental disabilities in Taylor
County. Minimum requirements; Bachelors
degree with a major in social, behavioral.or
rehabilitative science; education. Reliable
transportation. Valid Florida driver's
license, Ability to receive clearance from
Division of Drivers License, Abuse
Registry, FDLE and FBI fingerprinting, &
pre-employment Division of Drivers
License, Abuse Registry, FDLE and FBI
fingerprinting, & pre-employment drug
screening. Hours flexible, based on .case
load assignment and client needs. Full &
part-time positions available.
Why not join an agency that will allow you
to really make a difference? Mail or fax
Janice Sloan, Operations Administrator
Leon Advocacy and Resource Center
1,589 Metropolitan Blvd.
Tallahassee, FL 32303
Sponsored by Leon Advocacy and
Resource Center & the State of Florida
Agency for Persons with Disabilities. An
equal opportunity employer,
-.Quality Control Technician in Limerock
Mine. Qualified applicants preferred but
will train the right person. Good math and
computer skills required. Must be
dependable and honest. Salary based on
experience, full benefit package, Drug test,
physical and background check required.
Apply in person at Martin Marietta Hwy. 98
Nutall Rise Rd. Perry, FL 850-584-6461.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V-
1 ol ciaui e eiljmaIeb w sti 6o6H10
"BADCOCK HOME FURNITURE.& MORE IS
seeking a part-time sales person. Working
on Saturday is a must. Apply in person.
1003 S. Jefferson St.
Avon Representatives needed in this area.
Only $10 start-up kit. Call me today. 850-
584-6289 or 850-843-2605
Experienced housekeeper needed.
Dependable with reliable transportation is
a must. Please apply in person at
Steinhatchee Landing Resort, 203 Ryland
Circle, Steinhatchee, FL 32359. 352-498-
Lafayette Health Care Center in Mayo
Florida is seeking volunteers to assist
with residents living in our facility. Our
volunteers offer emotional support and one
involvement that can truly help touch
lives. Duties can include helping with
activities of daily living, sitting with the
resident, providing reassurance or
companionship for residents and families,
and always just being an attentive listener
and friend. Please contact Louise Johnson
Activities Director at (386)294-3300 if you
would like further information on how you
C.N.A. 10 PM 6 AM Seeking person
with excellent attendance record, team
player, for night shift position.. Above
average and excellent past work reference
persons only need apply. Contact Jennifer
Richardson, Lafayette Health Care Center,
512 W. Main St., Mayo, FL
Steinhatchee Ace Hardware
For more information,
call (352) 498-0082
P.O. Box 101, Steinhatchee, FL 32359
Base Plate/ Permits
Company Paid Cargo &
Great Home Time
"The Elite Fleet"
Florida Park Service seeks bidders for
state contract trapping and removing feral
hogs from Ecohfina River State Park.
'Persons interested should meet with park
Officials Saturday, April 22, 2006, at 10:00
a.m. at park boat ramp, County Road 14,
off U.S. 98, in Taylor County. Written
information on Contract available at
meeting. For Further information, call park
office at (850)922-6007.
'.SEA HAG MARINA is hiring the following
Clerk Seeking friendly, energetic person
S'ble to multi-task with .excellent phone
Office Assist -- must have Quick Books
and general bookkeeping skills full time
.Marine Outboard Mechanic must have
own'tools full time
352-498-3008 Apply In person-at 322:
Riverside Dr. Steinhatchee.
A Behavioral Health Care Center is
Adult Case Manager #2156
A minimum of a bachelor's degree with a
major in counseling, social work,
psychology, criminal justice, nursing,
rehabilitation, special education, Health
education, or related human services field;
or a bachelor's degree and two years full
time or equivalent experience working with
adults experiencing serious mental illness
valid Driver's license. Shift 8 AM 5 PM/
Monday- Friday'Salary: $10.75 per hour or
$12.92 OPS Status
Licensed Therapist (#2267a)
Masters degree from an accredited
university or college.with a major in the
field psychology, or a related human
services field and two years of
professional experience in providing
services to persons with behavioral
illness. License required. Some local
travel required. Substance abuse
knowledge preferred. Shift: variable hours,
some Late Afternoon work required.
OPS-FEMA Crisis Counselor (#2262)
A bachelor's degree from an accredited
University or college with a major in
counseling, social work, psychology,
criminal justice, nursing, rehabilitation,,
special education, health education, or a
related Human services field; or other
Bachelor's degree from an accredited
University or college with one (1) year of
full-time or equivalent .work or volunteer
experience in a social service, health
dare, or related field, shift: variable
For more information and a complete
listing of available positions:
2634-J Capital Circle NE.
Pre-Hire Drug Screen & FDLE background
An Equal Op)ortunity/Affirmative Action
Co. Drivers Up To .44 CPM
O/OPS Up To $1.22 CPM
$2000 Sign-On Bonus
Regional & OTR Flatbed
Entry Level Training
Cashier/Receptionist Position We are
looking for a motivated person looking to
work with the public. This position will be
full time and hands on with customers.
Saturday required. Accounting.
experience a plus: Please apply at
Timberland Ford. 2441 S. Byron Butler
Cashier Full or part time pay depending,
on experience. JR Aucilla River Store.
Call JR at 584-4595
Part time reception
for 17 suite motel i
References and ret
WANTED: Pomeranian Pup, female, price
no object. Call 850-971-5270 leave
message if no answer.
Cocker Spaniel puppies. 10 weeks, with
health certificates. $150 call 352-498-8043
Dachshund puppies for sale Great gift for
Easter!!! Call 584-3551 Leave message.
1996 Thunderbird, moonroof, leather
interior, all power, 2001 Mustang HO
engine, new trans., 373 POSI rear-end.
$3500 OBO 223-2979.
1996 Yamaha Royal Star Tour Classic
12,000 miles approximately. mint
condition, $6,500 OBO. 223-2979
1988 Ford F150. Excellent Condition! Call
2003 Silverado Chevrolet 1500 8 Cyl. -
Two Wheel Drive, Extended cab, 64,000
miles, Very good condition. $15,000 Call
1988 Ford Custom Van, runs & drives
great. $995. OBO 850-948-4869.
Buddy's Pressure washing. Lawn Service
Gutter Roof Cleaning, and lots more. Call
for free estimates. 223-2342. If no answer
please leave message.
Excellent Care for your elderly loved one.
Over 16 years experience. References
available. Call 584-5165 Please leave
name and number.
Bush Hog Mowing, Dozer Work, Rake
Work, Land Clearing. Free Estimates. Call
House Cleaning & Lawn Service!
Licensed & Insured. FREE ESTIMATES!!
Call Billy Blue at
838-1307 or 672-0955
Whole Sale Transmissions used & rebuilt.
I also buy old transmissions for Cores.
850-843-2904, or 850-584-3193,
STUMPY SERVICES Pond Harvesting,
escavating, land clearing, landscape,
driveways, etc. 850-973-3025
SFullI. line of Wide
accessories in stock Painted
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.
1985 Buick Regal T-Top (blown engine)
Best offer. Call 223-2919 if interested.
2003 Ford F-150 pickup in excellent
condition approximately 48,000 miles.
Take over payments. Call 584-6474.
'93' Jeep Grand Cherokee 4-wheel drive,
NC $2,200 OBO, 850-596-7484.
1991 Chevrolet 1500 series HD, 4-wheel
drive, very good shape. $3700 OBO 352-
n o I inLnin IS V8 4drAsedan fullllv
ist-housekeeper needed loaded while, ieainer, 6 disc changer,
n Steinhatchee Florida. sunool, 17" chrome wheels, 70,000 mi,
n Steinhatchee, Florida non-smoker, exc. cond., $16,500.00 850-
tail experience required. 838-6472, 850-627-3055.
I, 'Sheila Grush, will no- be responsible
debts occurred by Delbert Matthew Grush,
or any debts other than rr y own effective
April 12, 2006.
91 Cadillac Deville Excellent condition,
Dealer maintained, 4 door, blue/blue
leather interior. AC, radio, CD, one owner,
recent tires Call (850) 584-5238
95 4-runner $2,000 OBO needs repairs,
leather seats, pwr. sunroof. Call 371-1251
MISSING- Cherished Black Lab! Spaniel Wanted dead or alive: Junk cars, trucks,
mix last seen wearing an orange collar tractors, etc. Wanted lzuzu and Toyota
wuih a blue Rabies lag Reward available if trucks for export. 386-688-3999.
found want information dead or alive. Call 1/.tfS
584-9892 or 843-0180NEED CA""
3/,'lrffnCH NEED CASH?
Marshall Health & Rehabilitation Center
seeking an energetic
to join our team of professional caregivers.
Must be computer literate and able to
multi-task. Knowledge of Medicare and
Medicaid benefits helpful.
207 Marshall Drive Perry, Fl. 32347
Drug Free Workplace, Equal Opportunity Employer
UP FRONT BONUS
WANT TO BE HOME T NIGHT?
If you are looking for a great job that will allow
you to plan your activities well inadvance...
just give us a call.
REQUIREMENTS: CLASS A CDL
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!!!
WE WILL TRAIN YOU
CALL 850-584-6666 ext. 402
GOT JUNK CARS, TRUCK?
I BUY SCRAP METALsll
State Certified Scales
Excellent Care for your elderly loved one,
Gver 16 years experience. References
\ availablE Call'584-5165 Please leave
name and number.
J.D.'s Tree Service and Lawn Care.
Licensed and insured. Free estimates. We
also. grind stumps, Call today 838-1280.
Firewooa for sale.
CARPET & VINYL
Installation ,'nd repairs done at a good
price. No'overhead. Direct savings to you.
30 years experience. 850-838-9050.
Please leave message.
A-2-Z Farm/ Lawn Services
Harrowing, bush hkg mowing, dirt leveling,
rake work and complete lawn services.
Tree trimming. removal, dump 'truck
A+ Blanco Home Clean!ng Service, (850)
672-1298, Letty Blanco, Licensed &
Brenda & Teena's House Clewing & Lawn
Mowing. Residential & Business. For
Free Estimate call 850-223-2477.
The Handyman experts, honest work!
Affordable, professional, licensed and
insured. Specializing in house painting,
interior, etc., mobile home repairs, home
maintenance, pressure washing (wood and
concrete) carpet, vinyl, wood floor, ceramic
tile, and repairs, Call 584-2270 (home) or
584-3776 (office). 25 years.
TREE REMOVAL, STUMP GRINDING
Free Estimates, Bucket Truck Available,
branches trimmed. Licensed & Insured.
Call John (Sesock), (850) 584-2027 or
Bush Hog Mowing, Dossier Work,.
Harrowing Rake Work Land Clearing.
Qualiy .Wrk .Beas-. l _e__a.Es-. Ema.
Estimates. Call (850) 843-2187.
LLC, Jeff Wilson tile installation, Tile
repair, re-grout, concrete coating. Call 838-
Lawn Care & House Cleaning
Licensed and Bonded
Commercial & Residential.
mowing, weed eating, shrubbery care,
Taylor County Board of County
NOTICE FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The Taylor County Board of County
Commissioners is soliciting sealed
statements of qual/Iflcations for
Promotional Video for Taylor County.
Qualified firms or Individuals desiring to
provide the required services must
submit nine (9) packages in a sealed
envelope or similar package marked
"Sealed RFP for Promotional Video for.
Taylor County" to the Cier. o' Court 1st
Floor CoUrthouse, 108 North Jefferson
Street, Suite'102, or P.O. Box 620, Perry,
Florida 32348, to arrive no later than 4:00
PM, local time; on April 18, 2006. All RFP's
MUST have the respondent's name and
mailing address clearly shown on the
outside of the envelope or package
,when submitted. RFP's wll be opened
and respondents announced at 6:15
PM, local time, or as soon thereafter as
practical, on April 18, 2006, In Taylor
County Administrative Complex, Old
Post Office, 201 East Green Street, 'Perry,
RFP Information MUST be obtained from
the Clerk of Court, 1st Floor Courthouse,
108 North Jefferson Street, Suite 102, or
P.O. Box 620,: Perry, Florida 32348,
The County reserves the right, In its sole
and absolute discretion, to reject any or
all RFP's to cancel or withdraw this bid
solicitation at any time and waive any
irregularities in the RFP process. The
County reserves the right to award any
contract to the respondent which it
deems to offer the best overall service;
therefore, the County Is not bound to
award any contract based on the
lowest quoted price. The County, in Its
sole and absolute discretion, also
reserves the right to waive any minor
defects In the- process and to accept
the bid deemed to be In the County's
best interest. The County, In Its sole and
absolute discretion, also reserves the
right to assign a local business
preference in on amount of five (5)
percent of the bid price. No foxed RFP's
FRITH Bookkeeping & Income Tax
Over 20 Years Experience
515 W. Main St.
Hugh D. & Betty Poppell
Mon.-Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-12
Evenings by Appt.
B-5 The Taco Times April 12, 2006
PETS SERVI ES
will be accepted.
Additional information may be obtained
428 N. Jefferson St.
Perry, FL 32347
By order of the Board of County
Commissioners, Taylor County, Florida
IN THE COUNTY COURT. THIRD JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY,
Case No. 62-2006-CC-093-OOA-01
TOMMY INGRAM, Plaintiff
NOTICE OF ACTION
Notice is hereby given that ( petition to
determine ownership of a VESSELL has
been filed and you are required to
serve a copy of your written objections,
if any, on TOMMY INGRAM, whose
address is P.O. Box 605, Shady Grove,
Florida 32357 who is the petitioner, on or
before April 27, 2006, and file the original
with the Clerk of the Court either before
service on the petitioner, or immediately
thereafter; otherwise, a default will be
entered for the relief demanded in the
Witness my hand and seal of this court
on the 27th day of March, 2006, at
Taylor County, Florida.
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Salina Ford
Notice of Public Hearing
Hearing Date: April 18, 2006
Subject of Hearing: Local Wellness
THE DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD OF TAYLOR
COUNTY WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING
ON THE ABOVE DATE FOR APPROVAL OF
SAID SUBJECT ITEM. THIS HEARING WILL
BE HELD AT THE SCHOOL BOARD
MEETING. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO
ATTEND TO EXPRESS THEIR
OPINIONS/CONCERNS. THE PUBLIC
HEARING WILL BE HELD AT THE
ADMINISTRATIVE COMPLEX, SCHOOL
BOARD MEETING ROOM, 318 North Clark
Street. A copy of this policy may be
obtained from the Superintendent's
Oscar M. Howard Jr.
Superintendent of Schools
3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL
IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No. 06-191-CP
In Re: The Estate of:
NEWN JACOB ALVAREZ,
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of NEWN
JACOB ALVAREZ, deceased, whose
date of death was March 20, 2005; File
Number 06-191-CP is pending in the
Circuit Court for Taylor County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of which is
Post Office Box 620, Perry, Florida 32348.
The names arid addresses of the
personal representative and the
personal representatives attorney are-
set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedentis estate, on whom a
coG,' z:-, ri notice has been served,
,-.rru:,T file ir.e ir 61aims 'with- this court-
WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER"
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME
OF. SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or
demands against decedentis estate
must file their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME-PERIOD SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2)
YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S
DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
TrIe aoie of first publication of this notice
Ii API'IL 5, 2006.
SMITH, SMITH & MOORE
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, P.A.
MICHAEL S. SMITH
Attorney tor Personal Representative
Florida Bar No. 169621
P.O. Drawer 579
Perry, Florida 32348
.Telephone: (850) 584-3812
Fax: (850) 584-7148
JACK RAY ALVAREZ
8210 SW 65th Avenue
Trenton, FL 32693
Request for Proposals
Taylor County Board of Commissioners
The Taylor County Board of
Commissioners is accepting proposals.
'to select a qualified firm Interested In
coordinating transportation services for
the transportation disadvantaged In
Taylor County, Florida. The selected
contractor will be the designated
Community Transportation Coordinator
for the Transportation Disadvantaged
Program, as authorized by Chapter 427,
Florida statutes and more fully described
In Rule 41-2 of the Florida Administrative
THE PURPOSE OF THE RFP is to obtain the
services of an experienced
transportation firm to provide
coordinated services In Taylor County
as outlined In s.427.015(2), Any contract
issued as a result of this solicitation will be
for a three year period commencing
approximately July 1, 2006.
THE SCOPE. The Taylor County Board of
County Commissioners Intends to select
a single transportation coordinator to
provide and coordinate trips for eligible
passengers as defined in s.411.202.
A request for RFP documents should be
directed to: Melody Cox, Director of
Administrative Services, Taylor County
Administrative Complex, 201 E. Green
Street, Perry, Florida 32347, 850-838-3500
Ext. 9. Solicitation documents will be
available on or about April 5, 2006.
THERE WILL BE NO PRE-PROPOSAL
All proposals must be received In a
sealed Envelope no later than 4:00 p.m.
May 1, 2006 local timheat the office of
the Taylor County Clerk of Courts, 108 N.
Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 620, Perry,
Florida 32347. All envelopes must bear
the PROPOSERS NAME, REP TITLE, AND THE
J&M FARM AND FEED INC.,
Mid South Feeds Authorized Dealer HMC Feed
QUALITY FEED ANIMAL HEALTH PRICED RIGHT
Hi Bloom Horse Feed
/ NEW PRODUCTS
17 f BLACK GOLD BEST DOG Dog Food
1410 S. Jefferson St. (850) 223-3061 Fast & Friendly Ser ide
REP DUE DATE.
All proposals shall be submitted with
one(l) complete original document
and nine (9) exact copies.
The Taylor County Board q.f
Commissioners solicits and encourages
Disadvantaged Business Enterprises
(DBE) participation. DBE's will be
afforded* full consideration of their
responses and will not be subject to.
The Taylor County Board of
Commissioners reserves the right to
postpone, to accept or to reject any.
and all proposals In whole or In part. Alt
Proposers must certify that they are not.
on the State of Florida Comptrollers
General's List of. Ineligible Bidders. All
proposals must remain In effect for.one
hundred eighty (180) days from the RFP
submission due date.
In the Circuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit, .
in and for Taylor County, Florida
Case No. 06-030-CA
Thomas Andrew Jackson, Ill,
as Trustee for "The Thomas Andrew
Gordon Walsh and Lisa Walst ,
NOTICE OF ACTION
To: Gordon Walsh
2534 Courtney Road
Perry, Florida 32347
You oare notified that an action to.
foreclosure a mortgage on the.
following property in Thylor County,
Parcel No.: 02305-000
Beginning at the Southeast Corner of the
Southeast Quarter of Northwest Quarter of
Section i0, Township 4 South, Range-7.
East, Thence run North on forty line a
distance of 492 feet, thence run North on
forty line a distance of 492 feet, thence
run West approximately 564 feet., to east
right of way of Graded Road. thence run
In a southeasterly direction along the East
right of way of said graded road to tf11
south forty line of said SE 1/4 of NW I/4.
thence run East 180 feet, to the polnt 6f
beginning, containing 4 acres more or
has been filed against you and you ap. "
required to serve a copy of your written
defenses, if any, to It on Gregory S.
Parker, the plaintiff's attorney, whos,-.-
address is Post Office Drawer 509, Perry,
Florida 32348, on or before May 12.
2006, and file the original with the clerk
of this court either before service on tlie -
plaintiff's attorney or Immediately
Thereafter; otherwise a default will be
entered against you for the relief
demanded in the complaint or petition--
Dated April 10, 2006
Annie Mae Murphy
As Clerk of the Court
By Marti Lavalle
As Deputy Clerk
In the Circuit Cour:, Third Judicial Circuit,
in and for Taylor County, Florida -
Case No. 06-030-CA ---
Thomas Andrew Jackson, III,
as Trustee for -The Thomas Andrew
Gordon Walsh and Lisa Walsh,
; NOTICE OF ACTION
To Lia Waor .
253.1 Courrney .Road
Perry, Florida 32347
752 Charles E. Hendry 'Road
Perry, Florida 32347
You are notified that on action to
foreclosure a mortgage on the
following property in Taylor County,
Parcel No.: 02305-000
Beginning at the Southeast Comer of the
Southeast Quarter of Northwest Quarter of
Section 10, Township 4 South, Range7._
East, Thence 'run North on forty line a:
distance of 492 feet, thence run North on:
forty line a distance of 492 feet, thencee
run West approximately 564 feet, to edst:
right of way of Graded Road, thence unF
In a southeastegy direction along the East
right of way of said graded road to the
south forty line of said SE 1/4 of NW 1/4,
thence run East 180 feet, to the point of
beginning, containing 4 acres more or
has been filed against you and you ore
required to serve a copy of your written
defenses," if any, to it on Gregory -.
*Parker, the plaintiff's attorney, whose
address is Post Office Drawer 509, Perry,
Florida 32348, on or before May 12,
2006, and file the original with the clerk
of this court either before service onr th'
plaintiff's attorney or immediatelfy
thereafter; otherwise a default will be
entered against you for the relief '
demanded In the complaint or petition:'
Dated April 10, 2006
Annie Mae Murphy -
As Clerk of the Court
By Marti Lavalle
As Deputy Clerk
In the Circuit Court. Third Judicial Circuit,
In and for Taylor County, Florida
Case No. 06-105-CA
Catherine Redding, Plaintiff
TFI, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability
Company and Salem Petroleum, LLC,.a
Florida Limited Liability Company,
Clerk's Notice of Sale Under F.S. Chapter
Notice is given that, In accordance with
a default Final Judgment of Foreclosure
dared April 5, 2006, in the above-styled
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cause, I will sell to the highest and best in the Circuit Court for Taylor County,
bidder for cash at the front steps of the Florida Probate Division
-courthouse in-Taylor County in Perry, In Re: Estate of Richard Frank Miller,
Florida, 32347 at 11:00 a.m. on May 9, Deceased.
2006, the following described property: File No.:06-223-CP
Parcel No. 10-07-09-09352-000 Notice to Creditors
Commence OT the Southeast corner of The administration of the 'estate of
the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Richard Frank Miller, deceased, whose
Quarter of section 10, Township 7 South, ale? c.lde-irn was February 25, 2006, is
. Range 9 East; thence run South a pending in the Circuit Court for Taylor
distance of 184.4 feet to a point, thence County, Florida, Probate DivisiQn, the
run West 14.9 feet to the Point of address of which is P.O. Box 620, Perry,
Beginning. From said Point of Beginning Florida 32347. The names and
run West 67.5 feet, thence run South 68.0 addresses of the personal
feet, thence run West 120 feet to a representative and the personal
point on the EasT Right-of-way boundary representative's attorney are set forth
of US Highway No. 19, thence run in a below.
Northwesterly direction along said Right All creditors of the decedent and other
of Way line 140.5 feet to a point thence persons having claims or demands
run in a Northeasterly direction 121.76 against decedent's estate on whom a
feet, thence run in a Southeasterly copy of this notice is required to be
direction 125.85 feet to the Point of served must file their claims with this
Beginning, court within the later of 3 months after
Dated April 10, 2006 the time of the first publication of this
Annie Mae Murphy notice or 30 days after the date of
As Clerk of the Court service of a copy of this notice on
By Marti Lavalle them.
Deputy Clerk All other creditors of the decedent and
Certificate of Service other persons having claims or
I certify that a true and correct copy of demands against decedent's estate
the foregoing Notice of Sale under F.S. must file their claims with this court within
Chapter 45 has been furnished by 3 months after the date of the first
regular U.S. Mail to: publication of this notice.
Law Offices of Joseph Cichowski and All claims not filed within the time periods
Assoc. set forth In section 733.702 of the Florida
(as registered agent for Salem Probate Code will be forever barred. *
Petroleum, LLC) Notwithstanding the time periods set'
1203 Governors Square Blvd., Suite 101 forth above, any claim filed two (2)
Tallahassee, Florida 32301-2960 years or more after the decedent's
Business Filings, Inc. date of death Is barred. The date of first
(as registered for TFI, LLC) publication of this notice is April 12, 2006.
1203 Governors Square Blvd., Suite 101 Attorney for Personal Representative:
Tallahassee, Florida 32301-2960 John N. Weed
Gregory S. Parker Attorney for Debra P. Williams
Attorney for Plaintiff Florida Bar No. 324840 -
Post Office Drawer 509 John Weed PA
Perry, Florida 32348 605 South Jefferson Street
on this 10 day of April, 2006. Perry, Florida 32347
Marti Lavolle Telephone: (850) 223-1665
Clerk of Court Personal Representative:
4/12,4/19 Debra P. Williams
14194 S. US 19
NOTICE PURSUANTI TO FLORIDA STATUTE Perry, Florida 32348
Notice is hereby given that the Board of
County Commissioners of Taylor County,
Florida will hold a public hearing on the State of Florida
passage of the proposed Ordinance Department of Community Affairs
repealing Ordinance No. 2001-12 and Notice of Intent to find the Taylor County
establishing a special event permit Amendment(s) Future Land Use
regulating power motor sports, the Element, Traffic Circulation Housing
public hearing shall be held at the Board Element; Sanitary Sewer, Solid Waste,
of County Commission Meeting Room, Drainage, Potable Water and High
Taylor County Courthouse Annex, Old Groundwater Aquifer Recharge
Post Office Building in Perry, Florida, at Element,, ,Conservation Element,
the regular board Meeting Room, Taylor Recreation and Open Space Element,
County Courthouse Annex, Old Post Intergovernmental Coordination
Office Building in Perry,, Florida, at the element capital improvement
.regular board meeting on Monday, element, Coastal Management
May 1, 2006 at 6:30 PM. The title of the element (less policy' lx 6.5); and the
proposed ordinance is: future land use map adopted .by
An ordinance of Taylor county, Florida ordinance no. 2005-13 on,November 7,
which repeals ordinance no. 2001-12. 2005 in compliance and' the coastal
and establishes a special event permit management element policy IX 6.5
regulating power motor sports,, defining comprehensive plan amendments
certain terms, setting application fee adopted by ordinance nos. 2005-13 on
rates for power motor sports events November 7, 2005 Not in Compliance.
which require a special event permit; Docket No. 05-1 ER-noi-6201-(a)-(n)
establishing provision for security at such f r..e L'-oo r,',,-, i- ,i 1.. ri.:-. ,: r i,: irf i
events; providing statutes for conduct.at' tur, ,.n o eir,-. ..3r.314 r 3..38
such events; providing a saving clause; Element Policy IX 6.5 Comprehensive
providing for conflict with other Plan' Amendment(s) to the
ordinances and providing an effective Comprehensive Plan for Taylor County,
date. adopted by Ordinance No(s). 2005-13,
D'The proposed ordinance may be .:.,-, i,, -tmc..;, 7, 2005, Not in
-inspected by the public at the Clerk of .:.:.,c.r,,:e i 3nd Amendments(s)
the Circuit Court's Office ot the Tayjor i i:r e i3r. j u.'e, .1i.iru: Ci,,:u.i,.,-,
County Courthouse, Perry, Taylor Element, Housing Ei,,-,r-.' :.,-:,,
:County, Florida.. Sewer, Solid Waste, Drainage, Potable
All members of the public are welcome Water and High Groundwater Aquifer
-to attend. Notice is further hereby given, Recharge Element, Capital
pursuant to Florida Statute 286.0105, that Improvement Element, Coastal
dany persons deciding to appeal any Management Element (less Policy lX
matter considered at this public hearing 6.5); an the Future Lapd Use Map
vwill need a record of the hearing and, Adopted by Ordinance No(s). 2005-13
may need to ensure that a verbatim on November 7,.2005 IN COMPLIANCE,
-record of the proceedings is made, pursuant to Sections .163.3184, 163.3187
which record includes the testimony and 163.3189, F.S.
and evidence upon which the appeal is The adopted Taylor County
to -be based. Comprehensive Plan Amendment(s),
Dated this '10th day of April, 2006, by, the Department's Objections,
Annie Mae Murphy, Clerk of the Circuit Recommendations, and Comments
C6urt and Clerk of the Board of County Report (if any) and the Department's
Commissioners of Taylor County, Florida Statement of Intent to find the
Comprehensive Plan Amendment(s)
Not in Compliance will be available for
public inspection Monday through
Friday, except for legal holidays, during
normal business hours, at the Office of
the County Administrator, 201 East
Green Street, Perry, Florida 32347.
Any Affected person, as defined in
Section 163.3184, F.S., has a right to
petition for an administrative hearing to
challenge the proposed agency
determination that the Amendment(s)
to the Taylor County Comprehensive
Plan are in Compliance, as defined in
Subsection 163.3184(1), F.S. The petition
must be filed within twenty-one (21)
days after publication of this notice, a
copy must be mailed or delivered to
the local government and must include
all of the information and contents
described in Uniform Rule 21-106.201,
F.A.C. The petition must be filed with the
Agency Clerk, Department of
Community Affairs, 2555 Shumard Oak
Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-
2100. Failure to timely file a petition shall
constitute a waiver of any right to
request on administrative proceeding
as a petitioner under Sections 120.569
and 120.57, F.S. If a petition is filed, the
purpose of the administrative hearing Is
filed, this Notice if Intent shall become
final agency action,
This Notice of Intent and the Statement
of Intent for those amendments) found
Not In Compliance will be forwarded by
petition to the Division of Administrative
Hearings (DOAH) of the Department of
Management Services for the
scheduling of an Administrative hearing
pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57,
F.S. The purpose of the administrative
hearing will be to present evidence and
testimony on the noncompliance issues
alleged by the Department in its'
Objections, Recommendations, and
Comments Report and Statement of
Intent in order to secure a
recommended order for forwarding to
the Administration Commission.
Affected persons may petition to
Intervene in either proceeding
referenced above. A petition for
intervention must be filed at least twenty
(20) days before the final hearing and
must include all of the information and
contents* described in Uniform Rule 28-
106.205, F.A.C. Pursuant to Section
163.3184(10), F.S., no new issues may be
alleged as a reason to find a plan
amendment not in a petition to
intervene filed more than twenty one
(21) days after publication of this notice
unless the petitioner establishes good
cause for not alleging such new issues
within the twenty one (21) day time
period. The petition for intervention shall
be filed at DOAH, 1230 Apalachee
Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-,
30-60, and a copy mailed or delivered
to the local government and the
Department. Failure to petition to
intervene within the allowed time frame
constitutes a waiver of any right such a
person has to request a hearing
pursuant to sections 120.569 and
120.57., or to participate in the
After an administrative hearing petition is
timely filed, mediation is available
pursuant to Subsection 163.3189(3)(a),
F.S., to any affected person who is
made a party to the proceeding by
,i,-. ? that request with the administrative
.i judge assigned by the Division of
Administrative Hearings, The choice of
meditation shall not affect a party's right
to an administrative hearing.
s. Valerie J. Hubbard, AICP Director
Division of Community Planning
Department of Community Affairs
2555 Shumard Oak Boulevard
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2100
Notice is hereby given to Thomas Wiley
Sumner, Unless payment is made on
1987 Dodge VIN #1B7GN24M4HS307643.
vehicle will be auctioned on the 28th of
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