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ii.. ^,. Tree T1I -. <> K 'a No.

october 18, 200 .

As part of Cypress Mill development

NFCC campus, YMCA

center coming to Perry

The team behind Perry's new
traditional neighborhood
development, Cypress Mill,
announced Monday it has
partnered with North Florida
Community College (NFCC) to

establish a satellite campus here.
Also announced was a plan to
establish a YMCA (Young Men's
Christian Association) center on
the 250-acre project site.
The news came during a daylong

On Oct.
21. Steve
S '" Holton will
return io the football field
at Doak-Campbell
Stadium in Tallahassee. 50
years after he first blocked
,' and tackled his wa\ up and
down this field as a
defensite/offens;ie end for the
Florida State Uniiersity ,(FSU)
/ Seminoles.
S Holton and his fellow teammates will
Sbe honored on the 50th anni' ersary of their
Satletic dominance, during ceremonies at this
Year's FSU-Boston College match-up.
Holton attended Florida State after a tour of duty in
Korea. He was a member of the Seminole football team
from 1955 until 1958, playing with such notable athletes as

charrette (workshop) unveiling
plans for the project, which
developers say hearken back to the
1930s and 40s.
Wendy St. Laurent, management
member of Cypress Mill

Designers shared information regarding the new Cypress Mill traditional neighborhood.
development Jhat will be estatflL~d.on the former Consolidated Forest Products site during.a
daylong workshop held Monday at the Perry Woman's Club.

Seam big,


off for

Fited Way
is time to "Dream Big for
.C'ounty" as the 2006
'ay campaign kicks
4 ya y ,
i f-t ed- W ay. is.- -
orig its annual "Kick-,
4refiBakfast in the Park"
Wiftda ,at City Park
iog.'at.8 a.m.
e pleased to announce
,sioner Daryll Gunter
e our, United Way
t*An this year." campaign
Glenda Hamby said.
wn. CEO of Doctors'
Aliospital, is our co-
S 1d wish to honor
Pase see page 2


Development, LLC, said the new
traditional neighborhood will be a
credit tp Perry and Taylor County,
and represents a return to "front
porch" living.
"We are not doing anything
new--traditional neighborhood
developments have been
successfully established across the
nation," St. Laurent said.
She noted that'te-pla ining team
was pleased with "the phenomenal
interest and. excitement shown for
this project.'"
Cypress Mill will be designed
around a town center within
sauntering distance to homes,
boasting a neighborhood post
office and more than four miles of
walking trails. Streets \ ill be
pedestrian and bicycle friendly ,
according td'designer.
"When it was a choice berxeen
accommodating a person or a car,
we chose to accommodate a
person," planning partner Bob'
Sheffield said.
The town will also have a blend
of commercial and professional
offices, along with the planned
YMCA center and NFCC campus.
"We are looking forward to
having a facility there and having
an increased presence in Perry and
Taylor County. We, will probably
expand our allied health care
education offerings, as well as
general course: offerings that lead
to an Associate of Arts degree.
"* Please see page 3

cases closed

with 15-year-old's arrest

A 15-year-old Perry teen has
been arrested and placed in
juvenile detention after admitting
to several crimes, including armed
burglary and caring a concealed
According to Perry Police
Department PPDi Ptl. Lin Gray, a,
rash of burglaries have occurred
within Perrn during the past few
weeks and he had information that'
Dauid B Palmer. 15, had been
Gras said he spotted Palmer
walking on Arthur Street Friday,
accompanied bk a black youth.
"1I exited m. patrol car and made
contact with Palmer." said Gra\. "I
saw that he was v. hearing baggy
shorts, so I told him I was going to
pat him dow n for mN safety. When
I asked him if he had any weapons
on him. Palmer said he had a gun.

in his front shorts pocket."
Gray said he patted Palmer's
front right shorts pocket and felt
what appeared to be a semi-
automatic handgun, but was
actually a C02-powered BB pistol.
Gray placed Palmer in his patrol
car and took him into PPD, where he
interviewed him. regarding several.
cases under investigation.
During this time, Palmer,
requested to speak to PPD Sgt. Ben
Flowers, to whom he "confessed
that he had been involved in the
cases which we were' questioning
him about.
"Palmer then confessed that he
robbed a Domino's Pizza delivery
man at gunpoint;, broke into Perry
Food Mart and Willie's Food Mart
stealing 'cigarettes and cigars
(valued at several hundred
dollars); and shooting the plate

glass window out at Aaron's store,"
said Gray. "He even admitted that
he' stole the BB' gun from Wal-
Palmer then gave a recorded
statement to these acts.
"At this pointt" said Gray, "I
began, completing the arrest
affidavit oni Palmer, with the
additional charges of ,armed
robbery (one count),. armed
burglary (one count), burglary
(two counts), grand theft (two
counts) and shooting-; into an
unoccupied structure.
"While completing the affidavit.
I asked Palmer about having the
BB gun on him during the,
burglaries.". Gray said. ."He said
that he shot the door at Willie's
about four times and then kicked
"- Please see page 2

Burt Reynolds, Lee Corso and Vic Prinzie. "He was a member of the
'Nugent Boys,' named so because they were coached by the late, great Tom
Nugent," said Stacy Holton, the youngest of his children.
Holton grew up around the various sports venues of Taylor County,
taking turns at baseball, basketball and football. While at Taylor County
High School (1949-1952), he was a punter,- defensive end and offensive
end. "In his senior year, he was named to the All-Conference, All-State
and All-Southern football teams--honors comparable to today's Parade All
Americans," said Stacy.
Upon his return to Perry, Holton stayed .active in the sporting
community, as a member of the Taylor County Quarterback Club which
organized the construction of the press box which is still being used at
Dorsett Stadium. In 1995, he was inducted into the Taylor County
Football Hall of Fame. :-,..
He is married to Mae Jean Vann Holton and they are the parents of
Stefane Holton Gray and Tammy Holton Graham, both of Tallahassee;
Steve O'Neil Holton Jr, and Stacy Vann Holton, both. of Perry. Both of
-* Please see page 2

Coby Brannen, Ilft, and Haleigh LaValle were have bee .1
crowned. Taylor., OOLnty's 2006 Florida Forest Festitv',
Little King and Queen.. :,

Little -King and Queep. first runners-. w ,re ,M-

Little King and Qur second runners-upweMa
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A junior pce spring a Trpicd'V
-amouflage aneste ad c-te .w at; ,c a.i
crowned, Talor Countd's t re .West .dpestarntsi a a '
r"Little Kiunng-.;.h r .cple n Dan&ce, w sOfl
Florida 'Fore'st Fr'stivqrslittl6. Ftr Febtl C'i heatr'nAq
Kh aing *''a n' -.. v -ag"anl Gra.a Itif"i .o' "ir.t ors''. '
:Saturday O t, 14 '.CT .; hi"
P dCoby-Bran.en". hori.: of. Qby Lacy'S rred- it
Pw, and; TasveyPoep. thaers Ot h pgd aa, cgretgesats
-diinpied ~ii .a ted tle caster, a i d tr pt
crown,d cp -and, lisrwand t fo beiweFA na6'eyo.
signify ing hisTalo C. n ..q .d
'Haleigh .Bro' La-al .Spe""'"

gown, was named 't"Juittle first er- pCi a
Queen." Shea.tis.~ i da hter of and,..pef ormers ro Tr
Rya nd MaLa'ale. Gyf.iastics, 'Cheeaeding
Joining--the rOy .couple an Danceits wllas 200.t ,
ibe. court are 'flitrt runnerse-fp. Forest 6iv@ChairniLsM.M&L
-Marvin Gt&Alhn Il, ihe'son of Viol "anSi mbers. of :,f "
Shavnne .and Marvim-Grahani fesnival9 of,direor. ,
Jr., and P'aityn Marissa Wilson, i .,5King .ing
the daughter of Kim and.Rob Davis "al.dLittle Queen Hal
Wilson, along, with second ith' fdobk a final walk on st
runners-up .,Matthew Jac.b before -the crowning of Taliofh .:
Padgett, .tlie soii of Stacey. County's newest junior royalty. ..
Padgett, anid Kasey Pailker, the Other : program highlightsi;
daughter of IKCerr. and Tina included" a':segment gi-
Parker. ; contestaptg dressed as what they j
Hundreds of 'well-wishers want to be when they grow, up-. :
filled Taylor County High Cheerleaders, -hunters .dnd: :
School gymantorium to watch Please see page 2
the pageant, which .boasted a .:


Garnet & Gold


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A;2 Taco Times October 18, 2006

Holton 'back

on the field'

this Saturday
Continued from page 1
Holton's boys followed in his cleat
marks at Dorsett Stadium, playing
football for the Taylor County
I igh School Bulldogs (1976-
1979: Steve Jr.-cornerback) and
(1979-1982: Stacy-cornerback
and halfback).
Holtoih, often found wearing
garnet and gold, is said to bleed
those same colors. He is still an
active member of the Seminole
Boosters and a lifelong member of
the Varsity Club at Florida State.
But Saturday, Oct. 21, he's out
of the stands and back on familiar
turf after 50 years, while the
crowds cheer.
How sweet it is...

:The uniforms weren't as
fl ashy in the 1940s and
;5,0s, but the. Taylor County
Nligh School Bulldogs were.
SHolton played for his school
ffom 1949-1952.


goal to be


p..-Continued from page 1

Pi'nd, Neov nman as our honorary
--chair this year. Randy 'and his
family did a wonderful job last
.year. Our goal was $185,000 and
we received more than, $190,000."
While the campaign does not
officially kick-off until Thursday's,
breakfast, Hamby said she has
already started making
. presentations locally and the
response has been "tremendous."
The goal for this ypar's
.c.mpaign will be announced
The breakfast is $5 per person
and ajlhough resern actions are not
necessary, Hamby asked those
w ishin t[o a -&nd to call 584-6645
to ensure their have enough food.
The campaign will run through
the end of January.
"All of the money raised in,
Taylor County stays in Taylor
Coufity," Hamby said.


Kids' Parade
,The annual Florida
Forest Festival Kids'
Parade & Party in .the
'Park will be held
Saturday, Oct. 21.
Children are invited to
dress up in their favorite
f o restr y -re I ate d
costumes for the walking
parade, which starts
at 10 a.m., on the
:courthouse square.
Special guests _,will
include Smokey Bear ald
'2006 Jr. Miss Jennifer
:Tedder, along with Little
King Coby Brannen' and
Little Queen Haleigh

This 1957 photograph of the Florida State Seminoles shows Holton on the front row, first on left. Third from the right is none other than Burt Reynolds.

Gray: 'BB guns can

be very dangerous'

Continued from page 1
the rest of the glass out. He then
said he went into the store with the
"I asked him about the burglary
at Perry Food Mart and he said he
threw a piece of asphalt from the
road through the door and went
in," said Gray. "Also, during this
time, he said he sold the cigarettes
and cigars from both of the
burglaries for,money.
"I asked him about the burglary,
at the Ash Street Church,of God.
Palmer told me that he went into,
the church and tried to get in the
Pepsi machine, but could not,"'
Gray added. .
Based on this information,
additional charges of dealing in
stolen property and molesting a
coin operated vending. machine
wereadded to Palmer's charges.
Gray said Tuesday residents
"should not be fooled when you
hear about someone using a BB
gun during the commission of a
"The C02 propelled BB gunrs
.that are; on the market now are


Queen to

lead Kids'


Continued from page 1
co%% bo\ s were among the most
popular gerups. along with a future
Wal-Mart clerk, .bull rider,
America's "first, queen" and a
During the evening wear
presentation, contestants were
asked a, range of questions
including what were their pets'.
names. \% ho %\ ere their .best friends
and % hat %%ere their fa%'orite foods.
Home\er, the answer that go the
'most reaction came from a young
contestant who, when asked,
"Who .brings babies: to mommies
and daddies?" replied, "The UPS
man! :
Co-chairing the *event 'ere
Tabitha Murph\. 'Amy Bo\den
and Narc. Freeman, who
extended -their thanks .to the
parents of the contestants for
"sharing your children with us."
They also thanked 'the volunteers
and sponsors who helped make the
event possible .
The newly crowned royalty will
make their first public appearance
at Saturda','s Kids Parade & Party
in the Park, which 'tartS at 10 a.m.,
on the courthouse square.

'Over the limit,

under arrest'

totals given

Taylor County Sheriffs Office,
joined 30 other Florida counties in
a, statewide enforcement program
'over the Labor: Day, weekend
called, "Over the Limit, Under
Arrest.," .
The progiam-was designed "to
get impaired drivers off the road."
During the weekend of Aug. 18,
through Monday, Sept. 4, TCSO
recorded 25 uniform traffic
,citations given, one DUI made, 13
traffic arrests, (misdemeanor)
made and one felony traffic arrest

incredibly strong," he said. "They
can go through plate glass or thin
metal and certainly wouldn't have
a problem entering the human
"Some of the BBs are actually
pointed like a bullet. The guns are
made to look exactly like a real
hand gun," he added," and they are
very dangerous."

Jerkins hosts
Fall Festival

Jerkins Boys & Girls Club will
host its annual Fall Festival
Tuesday, Oct. 31, at the Jerkins-
Boys & Girls Club unit, from 6 to
8 p.m. The festival is for all
children up to the age of nine years
There will be a costume contest,
carnival games, prizes and candy.
Fi- m 9 to 11 p in. "The Hotel of
Horror' v. ill be featured "for all
\\h. dare i' enier."
This c% etra i open to children of
.al aesg.. Adiimission for the hoiel is
$2 per entrance

Friendship Baptist Church 5P

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7:00 p.m. nightly

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A-3 Taco Times October 18, 20u

City's downtown lots for sale; appraised at $170,000

The City of Perry is venturing
into the real estate business,
putting a "for sale by owner" sign
on several Jefferson Street lots
with prime highway frontage.
The land, which was donated to
the city several years ago by a local
resident, has been appraised at

Continued from page 1
Since this is in such an early stage,
we don't know fully how it will
develop. They will build the
facility and we will probably lease
it. The next step is to figure out
what our base requirements will be
so that when construction begins,
it will be something around what
we think we need for our
facilities," NFCC President Morris
Steen said.
"We are very excited about this
project and think this is a great
opportunity for our citizens in the
county," he added.
Local community leader Gil
Williams has volunteered to chair
the new YMCA committee, which
includes Mayor Emily Ketring,
former county commissioner
Johnny "Hank" Hankerson, and
county Finanoe Director Tammy-
"The developers of Cypress Mill ,
. have committed to building a
(YMCA) facility'and it will be
operated according to Christian-
"Our role as a committee will be
to serve *as a local, presence to
make sure that everybody will be-
able to utilize the center and
basically making sure no one is left.
out. The center's director and staff
will be funded by YMCA,",
Williams said.
The facility will include,
common meeting areas and
,exercise equipment. "We have

$170,000, City Manager Bob
Brown told council members last
He recommended posting signs
on the property, which runs from
Spring Creek to the corner of
Jefferson Street and Willow.
Brown also suggested listing the

visions to include a gymnasium
and a regulation swimming pool
that could be used to host
swimming competitions, etc.,"
-Williams said.
Anyone interested in joining the
YMCA community efforts may
.contact Williams or any other
committee member.
Sheffield said the idea for the
NFCC and YMCA tie-ins were
born from the 2010 vision
developed by community leaders
in the 1990s.
"We pulled that document and
looked at what people said they

property on EBay's on-line real
estate web site.
"We will take bids for 120 days.
At the end of the bid cycle, I would
recommend the city accept the
highest net bid above appraisal. If
there are no bids above the
appraised value of the land, I'll

. felt the community needed, then
we looked for opportunities to
provide those resources to the
community. We are happy to be
able to work with a team so willing
to join forces with the college and
YMCA. We are behind this 100
percent," he said.
Phase I of the development is
expected to include some 30 home
sites, as well as the college and
YMCA facilities.
Groundbreaking is tentatively
slated for early 2007 with
anticipated "move ins" by

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then bring it back to the council for
a decision," he said.
The land was originally slated to
be donated to MainStreet Perry for
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however, the council later
rescinded the offer and voted to
convey eight city lots located at the
end of Julia Street (on Veteran's
Drive) for the program.

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A4 Taco Times October 18, 2006

Yarbrough receives Prose Fellow award

Scott Yarbrough of Mount
Pleasant, S.C., has been selected as
a Prose Fellow by the South
Carolina Arts Commission Board
of Commissioners.
Each fellow receives $2,500 in
recognition of his/her superior

Mr. and Mrs. Wade Cruce

Drake, Cruce exchange vows

with Shady Grove ceremony
SInez Drake and Wade Cruce were married on Sept. 30, 2006. Pastor
Danny Lundy officiated the outdoor ceremony at the home of Auley and
Patricia Rowell in Shady Grove. An indoor reception immediately
follow ed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Lisa Drake of Williston.
; The groom is the son of J.W..and Derry Cruce of Madison, and Joe and
Florrie Burroughs of Shady Grove.
Levi Drake, brother of the bride who is serving in the U.S. Navy and
currently stationed at Virginia Beach, Va., gave the bride away. The
couple honeymooned in Savannah, Ga.

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We love you,
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Good Job M3-
From Aunt LaTasha & Ericka
(Anchorage, Alaska)

In Loving Memory of


Ronald I. Brunelle
Born July 22, 1926 in Augusta, Maine
Departed October 2, 2006 in Deland, Florida
He worked at Town & Country Electric of Perry
Graveside services will be held at
Woodlawn Cemetery on N. Johnson Stripling Rd. on
Saturday, October 21, 2006
11:00 am
Survivors include: wife, Jane of Florida; 1 daughter,
Pamelyn Weekley of Florida; 3 sons, Steve of Maine,
Dick of Florida, and Ronald of Maine;.3 granddaughters,
4 grandsons, several cousins.
Dress is casual, no flowers, please,, cards accepted

Happy 17th Birthday
: I "Holly L
| ii Swindle
Oct. 22, 2006
You are precious to us.
| I We thank God for
blessing our family with
a wonderful daughter
and sister.
We love you,
Daddy. Momma,
JJ & Jonathan

artistic merit.
Within the past few years,
Yarbrough has published short
fiction in a variety of periodicals,
including "In Posse Review,"
"Main Street Rag," "Clackamas
Literary Review," "South Catolina

New Arrivals
Alison Peyton Bankson
Trey 'and Alison Bankson of Tallahassee announce the birth of their
daughter, Alison Peyton, on Sept. 19, 2006, at 11:08 a.m., at Tallahassee
Memorial Women's Pavilion. She weighed 10 pounds, 1 ounce and was
22 and one-half inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Mary Alice Lanier and the late Louis Lanier.
Paternal grandparents are Mannon and Donna Bankson.
Ali is welcomed home by her brother, Lanier, age 2.
Tristin Olivia Hauser
Heather Massey and. Chris Hauser of Perry announce the birth of their
daughter, Tristin Olivia, on Sept. 21, 2006, at 6:03 p.m., at Capital
Regional Medical Center. She weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces, was 20 and
one-half inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Mike and Lisa Massey, and Robin Massey.
Maternal great grandparents are Janie and Harry Massey and Gloria and
Otis Sheffield.
Paternal grandparents are Mike and Lisa Hauser. Paternal great
grandparents are Carolyn and Dennis Hauser of Tampa.
Macy Brooke Dean
Justin and Kara Dean announce
the birth of their daughter, Macy
... Brooke, on Aug. 2, 2006, .at 6:42
Hospital.m., at Tallahassee Memorial
She weighed 6 pounds, 10
ounces, and was 18 and one-
quarter inches long.
Matiernjl grandparents are Ken
Parker ';and Karen Parker.
Maternal great grandparents are
Myrtice Thomas' and the late John
Henry Thomas, Son Parker and the
. late Edna Parker, all of Perry.
Paternal grandparents are
S. Woody and Linda Dean. Paternal
great grandparents are Frances
Edenfield of Apalachicola- and the
late Cicero Edenfield, and the late
Macy Brooke Dean Earnest and Charlotte Dean.




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Engagement and
birth announcement forms
are available for pick up in our
office and are published as
space is available.

1- ^

Mark Wiggins

v D -ri i 9iify-fli

r Citizens of Taylor Counnr.
ncerely thank you for voting for
supporting me during- the
ember 5, 2006 Democratic
ra,, and fo-r nallovin P me IJo be 1B




SI si

,primy,Comisinr t isir tl, -.!
your Democratic candidate for
County Commissioner Dis rict fl
Please kno. that our work is not '>
finishedd' The November 7,-2006
General Electiont is just aromiid the
conet: I need your vote and support
to 'elect me as your County
Commissioner for District .i ',,nd together we. can continue the
progress Taylor County needs and so richly deserves for our
children and grandchildren. I have missed seeing inany people
throughout District II. The reason I have not been.out in the
district as much as I wouldlike is, I have recently undergone back
surgery and I will be off my fe/ for a couple of wed~. I ask for.
your prayers for a speedy recovery.
Myfriends and family will be out working the district helping
me spread our message of "Running for our Future" while I am
recuperating at home. I ask you to accept them and their message.
If you have-any questions or comments, please call me at my home,
lie need everyone to vote on November 7, 2006. I humbly ask,
you to elei me as your. County Commissioner District II.
..*. : Sincerely,
'* Mark Wiggins

November 7,-2
Reme14akber- urIY4ut'Co ii s."




Little Queen .

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Magazine," "StorySouth". and --::English, as well as the English
"Iron Horse Literary Review." Department chair, at Charleston
He has received several honors- Southern University. Yarbrough is
and awards, and was named the the son of John and Mary
winner of the inaugural Piccolo Yarbrough of Perry.
Spoleto Fiction Open in 2000. For more information, visit
He is currently a professor of www.southcarolinaarts.com.

Childbirth classes begin today
Childbirth education classes.. If you are interested, call Jamie
begin today, Oct. 18, at the Taylor. Clark at 584-5087, ext. 150,
County Health Department. Kristie Lutz, ext. 139, or Anna
The classes will be held every Strickland, ext. 114, to sign up for
Wednesday for five weeks. the classes.
FFF Arts and crafts spaces still available
Do you have crafts that )ou okould like to sell in the Florida Forest :
Festival Arts and Crafts Show? 'Spaces are still available. For more ,
information, call the festival officeait 584-TREE (8733).

t Book Mart
Sr'. New & Used Books
1708 S. Byron Butler Pkwy.
(next to Citizens Bank on Hwy. 19) .
(850 584-4969
Tristin Olivia Hauser
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Hours: Mon. Fri. 9-5 Sat. 9-2' James Musslewhite, owner
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A-5 Taco Times October 18, 2006

Taylor Tech offers Spanish class


Taylor Technical Institute will
offer a 30-hour conversational
Spanish class under the
community education category
starting Monday, Nov. 6, from
5:30-8:30 p.m.

The class will be offered once a
week and is limited to 20 students
on a first come, first serve basis.
The cost of the class is $35 plus a
$5 registration fee.
All interested individuals should


If ever there was a Florida
county as wild and remote as our
own Taylor, it would have to be
our neighbor to the south, the
county of Dixie. The two counties
have a lot in common, the long
pristine coastlines, large swaths of
forest lands and plenty of fish,
game and wildlife.
It's those same remote
woodlands and abundance of
wildlife that sets the scene of the
locally popular novel "September's
Fawn." Set in 1950's Dixie County,
this heart-rending tale is William
Culyer Hall's first novel. But what
a first novel it is.
It begins in 1999, when retired
wildlife officer Josiah Moore
receives a call from a man aiming
to be Florida's next governor.
Josiah is forced to disclose a dark
secret he's harbored for years as
the novel takes us back to 1952 and
vil lurking ini the .treacherous
Dixie County swamps.,
* During his first days as a rookie
officer, Josiah entered the
~-* -~-. -

California Swamp attempting to
solve an ongoing mystery. People
were vanishing and had been for
years. He solved the mystery, but
emerged a worn and darkened man
having experienced a lifetime of
both joy and sorrow in one
turbulent week. Now, almost five
decades later, he must take this
man who would-be governor back
into the swamp.
_I' mistakenly started reading this
book at work one day. Once I got
started, customers that strolled into
the Book Mart were on their own.
Puling it down actually pained
me. I had to find out what was
going on. Mr. Hall led me through
twists and turns, not just winding
his way through the vivid and life-
like descriptions of the swamps
and woodlands, but through plot
thickening and tangles as well. '
: While reading the last chapter of
"September's Fawn," I was filled
'with a sense of dread. Not because
of what I was afraid was, going to
liappen, but because I knew I was

approaching the end of a beautiful
story. I'll leave you with a quote
from one of the characters of the
"Fawns belong to be born in
May or June; give 'em time to
learn the ropes of survivin' before
winter, sets in. A fawn born in
September has little chance. The
end is 'most always in the beginning'
for September's fawn. Red Tybee,
wildlife officer
William Culyer Hall was born in
Lakeland. After majoring in
wildlife ecology at UF, he worked
in a, variety of professions: U.S.
Navy submariner, technical
instructor, field service engineer
and high school cross country
He began freelancing as an
outdoor writer in 1997 and has
published numerous articles and
short stories. He lives -in
His grandmother, who is laid to
rest in Dixie County, lived there
much of her life.

Haleigh Brooke

LaValle pr
"Little Queen 2006"
We hope you enjoy your year as
queen and may it be filled with
lots of fun and laughter.
We are so proud of youl -
Love, .
Mama & Daddy ,. ,,' i i iJ ,uB ..--,

Comre celebrate our



"Breakfast in the Park"

Thursday, Oct. 19

8 :00 a.m.
: CityPark ::* .

: (across

Sausage -Eggs


Coffee Juice

$5.00 at the Gate

Please call 584-6645,
to reserve your plate

from Chamber of Commerce)

\ *

Your dollars raised here stay here to support these agencies:

2-1-1 Big Bend
Ability 1st
American Red Cross, Capital Area Chapter
America's Second Harvest of the-Big Bend
Big Bend Cares
Big Bend Hospice
Boy Scouts of America, Suwannee River,
Area Council
Boys and Girls Club of Perry/Taylor County

Brehon Institute for Family Services
Elder Care Services
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Girl Scouts of the Apalachee Bend
Kids Incorporated of the Big Bend
Leon Advocacy and Resource Center
Needy School Children's Fund
Refuge House
Taylor Coutny Senior Services
Tri-County Foster Parents Association

call Lee Ann Tomlinson at (850)5
838-2545 to register or come-
by the registrar's office from 8-4-"
The class is contingent upon
adequate enrollment.

'September's Fawn'

is a heart-rending tale



S ports

Bulldogs lose to Bears in key district game

Marquis Ellis threw a lateral to
Greg Sneed, drawing the defense to
the Taylor County playmaker,
before he launched a 36-yard bomb
to tight end Georgie Armstrong.
Ellis picked up 31 yards on the
very next play but an option
keeper that managed only three
yards on the next two plays and
the Bulldogs were faced with a 3rd
and goal at the Bears' six-yard line.
Tucker was thrown for a three-
yard .loss on an option pitch and
Taylor was forced to have Ty


Taylor Stats Dixie County
10 First Downs. "12
29/95 Rushes/Yards 49/315
7/19/3 Comp/Passing/Int. 3/5/0
188 Pass Yards 35
283 Total Offense .350
7 Return Yards 30
2/36 Punts/Avg. 3/32.7
7/4 Fumbles/Lost 3/3
7/80 Penalties/Yards 8/80

meet Madison County (6-2
overall, 2-0 in district) to decide
the district championship this
Both Madison and Dixie will
advance to the postseason
regardless of the outcome now that
each have beaten Taylor and
district foe Fort White (0-7
overall, 0-2 in district).
Despite turning the ball over
three times in the first half (four
fumbles, two lost, one
interception), Taylor County was
poised to, take a 17-14 halftime-
lead over Dixie County with 20
seconds remaining in the second
quarter as the Bulldogs were
threatening to score at the Bears'

On a 3rd and goal play."tailback
Bryckoski Jackson look a hand-off
up the middle and dove .oer a pile
of players, extending the ball and
his shoulders over the goalline.'
However, officials ruled the ball,
did'not break the plane and spotled-
it three inches sh\ of the goal
line. The stunned Bulldogs failed
to get off another play before the
final seconds ticked off the clock
and sent Dixie County in with a
14-10 lead.
That momentum swing carried
over into the second half. as
Taylor Counit turned the ball over
on their next four possessions
(two fumbles, two interceptions i
and allowed the Bears to score four
straight touchdowns and 27.
unanswered points.
Taylor finished the game with
seven fumbles (four lost) and three.
interceptions, while; Dixie had
three lost fumbles all,-in the first
fialf. Taylor had several, key.
passes dropped and the Bulldogs'
Sobffensive line struggled toprotect
the quarterback or open holes for.
the running attack.
The Bulldogs could not stop the
Bears' sensational sophomore
tailback Rodney Scott. who
finished with 29 carries for 298
yards and four touchdowns --
single-handedly out-gaining and
outscoring& the entire. Taylor
' County offense.
In the first half Scott had 210
yards and both Bear. touchdowns,
while the rest of. Dixie County's
offense totaled -12 yards. The
Bulldogs had 213 yards of total
offense in 'the first half, but were
held to just 70 yards and three first
downs in the second half.
Dixie scored on their first
possession of the game, riding
Scott on a four-play, 80-yard drive
that he capped off with a,.54-yard
TD scamper on a simple hand-off
.to the right'side that he bounced
outside ..
*Georgie /\rmstrong blocked the,
PAT to keep the lead at, 6-0..
However, the Bears got *the ball
right back when the\ pooch kicked'
and recovered when the ball took a
big bounce and deflected off the
outstretched hands of Quentin
Tucker at the Bulldogs' 39.
Taylor's defense stepped up and
held the Bears to a three-and-out.
as Joseph Proenza, Reggie ,King
and Drew Southerland combined
for a big third-down'sack to force, a,
Bulldogs' Head Coach Price.
Harris reached into' his bag of
tricks on, first, down, as QB

Crowley kick a 28-yard field goal
to .pull within 6-3 midaa
through the first quarter.
Dixie County fumbled the ball
away on their next possession, but
the Bulldogs failed to capitalize
and went four-and-out, picked up
only, one yard due to a fumbled
snap and two incomplete passes.
The 'Bears drove down to the
Bulldogs' 10-yard line, but
fumbled the ball away. Two pla s
later, Ellis dropped back and
unleashed a perfect spiral to Sneed,
who sped 87-yards untouched to
give the Bulldogs their only lead
of the game. Tyler Jenkins dug
out a difficult snap and made a
great hold for Crowley's PAT kick
that, put Tait or on top I-f6,iort- t
minute into the second quarter.
rTalor forced another Bear punt
thanks to big tackles by Cor\
Sadler. Armstrong. Jake
Meacham, King iand Proenza, but
the Bulldogs offense went
backwards with a holding penalty
and fumbled hand-off that lost 13
yards forcing a short punt by
Dixie took over on their own 40
and quickly drove 60 yards in four
plays, all runs. by Scott, who.
bounced-off Bulldog tackle rs left
and right on a 45-yard TD tun. A.
two-point conversion run ga'e
Dixie a 14-10 lead. .
Taylor Counts fumbled the
kickoff aiwa) again, but held Dixie
Count\ despite the excellent field
position. 'A pair .of nice passes
from Ellis to Sneed andan 11-yard
run by Jackson moved the
Bulldogs near midfield, but a 15-
yard penalty set up 1st and long
which .led to' Ellis' first
interception of the night.'
Dixie committed their third
first-half fumble on the very next
play to set up;the Bulldogs' last-
minute drive down to the goal
line, where a controversial call
cost Taylor County a halftime
The second half '.as n meltdown n.
for the Taylor Counti offense and
defense, .s iurno',ers led to quick
touchdown runs by Scott. On the'
first offensive pla\ of the second
half Ellis and Jackson were hit
trying to complete a hand-off and
fumbled the ball wayav
One play,later Scott scored on a

35-yard TD run, dragging a
defender the final five yards into
the endzone to give Dixie a 21-10
The Bulldogs went three-and-
out, but picked up a first down on
a roughing-the-punter penalty.
Ellis was hit while he was
attempting to pass and picked off
on the next play.
Scott exposed the Bulldog
defense with six broken tackles on
a 32-yard run and scored from two-
yards out two plays later to give
the Bears a 28-10 lead.
Jackson fumbled the ball away
when he was hit in the backfield
on a Bear blitz and Dixie scored on
an eight-yard pass at the start of
the fourth quarter to take a 35-10
Ellis was intercepted a final
time on the next drive and Dixie
quickly tacked on another score
with second-string players to make
the final 41-10 when Meacham
blocked the PAT.
Ellis, who rushed 6 times for 36
yards, finished 6 of 18 passing for
152 yards with one TD and three
interceptions. Sneed was 1 for 1
for 36 yards passing, lost nine
yards on three carries, but led
Taylor in receiving with 5 catches
for '135 yards and a TD.
Jackson had 68 yards on 15
carries, while Tucker and
Armstong each had a catch.

SHunters looking to do some
turkey hunting on most of
Florida's' wildlife management
areas during the 2007 spring
turkey season need to apply for
quota hunt permits starting at 10
a.m. (EDT), Tuesday, Oct. 31,
*'---' t"ftif'f permit 'orksheets
are available on the Florida Fish
and Wildlife Conservation
Commission's (FWC).Web site at
1MyFWC com'hunting under
"Quota Hunts." Worksheets also
are available at county tax
collectors' offices and at all FWC
regional offices.
Applicants must apply th rough
the FWC's Total Licensing
System- (TLS). Applications are.
no longer, accepted by mail.
Hunters may apply through the
IInternet at %wildlifelicense.com or
turn in their completed worksheets
to any tax collector or license
All applicants, regardless of
when they apply, have the same
chance of being selected as long as
they submit: their applications
within the application period.
Applicants must apply, bv, 11:59
p.m. (EDT i, Thursday, Nov. 9,
2006 to be included in one of two
random drawings.
Hunters, who were included in
the random drawing last year but
were not issued a quota hunt
permit, will be included in this,
year's first drawing, known as the
"preference drawing."
"When you submit your
application, there is no need to
attach any rejection notice you
may have received last year. The
TLS knows who was rejected and
who is eligible," said FWC quota
hunt coordinator Eddie White.
"When you submit ,your
application, you will receive a
receipt showing the hunts you
have applied for and your

Birds get 'private' help

The .federally endangered red-
cockaded woodpecker will have a
brighter future. in Florida, thanks
to private landon, rc rs. the Florida
Fish and Wildlife Conservation
'Commission (FWC) iand the U.S.
Fish, and Wildlife Service (FWS).
Wildlife officials will sign
Florida's Safe Harbor. Agreement
for red-cockaded woodpeckers
Thursday Sept. 28 it Tall Timbers
Research Station in Tallahass6e.'
Landowners from across the state
are expected to-'announce their
-intention to participate The new
agreement launches Florida's Safe
Harbor. Program, giving both the
EFWC' and FWS flexibility to
protect .landowners from some
Endangered Species' Act
'requirements when' they
voluntarily agree to help conserve
red-cockaded woodpeckers.

"This broad partnership provides
a unique opportunity to conserve a
rare species and promote the health
of its ecosystem," said Cynthia
-Dohner, FWS Southeast Regional
deputy director. "It grants
important assurances to enrolled
private landowners, enabling them
to develop long-range land-use,
plans and management practices."
One-half of all endangered
species rely on private lands for
their habitat, making landowners
instrumental in their recovery. Yet
today, many landowners are
concerned about land-use
restrictions that may occur.
The Safe Harbor Prbgram
provides assurances to enrolled
landowners that no, additional
regulatory restrictions will result
if woodpecker populations

Coach Harris discusses strategy with Bulldog quarterback Marquis Ellis. The Bulldogs lost
Friday night 41-10 to district rival Dixie County, eliminating them from post-season

preference status. If you, are
eligible for the preference drawing,
your receipt will indicate
'Preference: Yes.' Those not
eligible for the preference drawing
will be included in ihe second
Hunter' also ma., appl:, as a
ro'jF '"- A gr,-up I.-jJid r tfirs't
must apply to create the group.
The group's number will .be.

printed on the group leader's
receipt. Each person wishing to
join the group must submit an
application using that unique,
group number.
Applicant ill receie. b'
mail. either a spring turke\ quota
hunt permit or a re ec n po ii.
pr,,, -tlf- heg-n n
of the selection process occurring
Dec. 5. Rejected applicants may

* re-apply during Phase 2 on a first-'
come, first-served basis: for anyi-
hunts, not filled and will be::
eligible for the preference drawings;
next year.

For morC information on hoqw-
to uppl ",r ;prinL. lurkc',.quia ,
hunt permits, v i.sit.
MyFWC.com/hunting. .

S Fuel Plaza &
Convenience Store
R oc....,-d :.....' /i

(Primitive to Full Hook-Ups)

Serving Breakfast & Lunch
4:30'a.m.-1:30 p.m.

(27 degrees)
Folger's'Coffee and Cappuccino Nachos & Hot Dogs with
Hunt BrothersT" Pizza & Breakfast Pizza
Dog Food Bait & Tackle On and Off-Road Diesel'
Oils hydraulic, bulk & 5 gallon buckets
584-6600 (located 4 miles west of Perry on Hwy. 98)

Chili & Cheese

I We accept
Credit Cards

2007 Ujpard


How do I sign upP

- Sign Up NOW!!
Early Registration
by November 3, 2006
Late Registration --Nov. 4-16 (add $10)
Basketball $45 per child
*Includes: t-shirt, reversible jersey,
magnet, music cd, end-of-year award & more

Cheerleading $50 per child
Includes: uniform, megaphone, pompoms, magnet,
music cd, end-of-year award & more,

1. Pick-up a registration form from
1st Baptist Church or other locations
2. Complete the form
3. Return it with your entry fee to FBC
or mail: P.O. Box 1119, Perry, Fl. 32348 4
For more information,
584-7066 or fbcsecretary@gtcom.net

Evaluation Nights 7
NOV. 12,14,16.;200&

Practice begins:
January 2, 2007
Season begins:
January13, 2007{
Awards Night:
March 10,2007

A-6 The Taco Times October 18, 2006

Seven turnovers and an inability
to stop the run turned what was a
close, competitive game against
neighboring Dixie County into a
41-10 loss that eliminated the
Taylor County Bulldogs from
play-off contention, Friday night
in Cross City.
The Dixie County Bears surged
to an 8-0 record and improved to
2-0 in District 2-2A while the
Bulldogs fell to 1-6 overall and 0-
2 in district. The Bears are now
qualified for the play-offs and will

Apply for turkey permits Oct. 31

On-Time Feeders Food Plot Seed Corn

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Mt. Zion to hold Fellowship Day

SHARE to hold dinner sign-ups on Sunday, Oct. 22, featuring Minister Sharline D. Brown of Live Oak as
SHARE Florida, a nonprofit organization, will hold sign-ups Saturday, guest speaker. Choir practice for the event is scheduled for Thursday, Oct.
Oct. 21. Wednesday. Nov. 1. and Thursday. Nov. 2 for Thanksgiving and 19 at 7 p.m. Please mark your calendars!

Christmas dinners. For more information, call Diane Rigoni at 584-4034.
Choir rehearsal is Thursday, Oct. 19
Mt. Zion Missiopary Baptist Church will hold its annual Fellowship Day


Jason Keith Arrowood
.-Jason Keith Arrowood, 28, died
Thursday, Oct, 12, 2006 in
Clarksville, Tenn.
:-'Born in Tallahassee, he was a
1997 graduate of Avon Park High
-School, and was a member of the
First Baptist Church in Avon Park.
-'Arrowood served in the United'
States Army for 10 years and
completed the Primary Leadership
Development Course, Basic .Non
Commissioned Officers Course,
Warrant Officer Candidate School,
Ijnitial Entry Rotary Wing Course,
Air- Assault School, Basic
Navigation Course, Oh-58D
tburse-Flight School 21, Aviation
Warrant Officer Basic Course
W/Sere Level B Qualification,
Arm. Chemical School, United
States Army Basic Recruiting
School and 160th Special
Operations Aviation Regiment
(SOAR) Basic Qualification
Training Course.
He also received several badges
and medals including the Canadian
Parachutist Badge, a Bronze Star,
tco air medals, two Army
Commendation medals, one
achievement medal, two good
conduct medals, one National
Defense ribbon, one Iraqi
*Campaign, one Global War on
Terrorism ribbon, two Non-
Commissioned Officer
Professional Development
ribbons, .one Army Service medal,
a Combat Action badge, Airborne
Badge and Air Assault badge.
He is surn ived by his \wife, Erika
Arrowood of Clarksville; one son,
Joshua :Michael Arrowood of
-- Clarksville- one daughter, Brooke
Elise Arrowv'od of Clarksville; hls_
parents, Jed and Melissa
McHargue of Avon Park and

* Disability Income
* Benefit Periods: 2,5,10 years
to age 65
* Non-Integrated Plans:
z Full benefits are paid in addi
:to Worker's Compensation
Social Security
Home Office
300 S.W. Adams Street
Peoria, 111. 61634
(309) 674-8255

Danny and Lisa Arrowood of
Perry; three sisters, Danielle
Delaney of Sebring, Caitlin
McHargue of Avon Park and
"* Please see page 8

Trunk-a-Treat at Lakeside Baptist
Lakeside Baptist Church will hold its Fall Festival and Trunk-a-Treat
Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. "Don't miss it," organizers
urged, adding there will be "lots of games, music, fun activities, drawings
and treats for all." The church is located on Hw.y. 27 East.
Clothes give-away at old Jerkins School
A clothes give-away will be held at the old Jerkins School, Saturday,
Oct. 24, beginning at 8 a.m.
A selection of women's, men's, children's, youth and infant clothes is
available, along with shoes, according to Roderick Williams.
The give-away is being sponsored by Tri-County Ministries of

S" IS S SI S -- "

Estat Protection...

514W Ash Street
Perry. Florida 32347
Cell: (850) 371-0001 I

..- You are Invited to Big Bend Hospice's
Friday, October 20, 2006
At the Big Bend Hospice Perry Office
107 E. Green Street
2:00 5:00 PM
Join us.for birthday cake and punch
and help us celebrate our 23 birthday
here in Taylor County.
Gifts for our patient comfort care closet will Big Bend
-For information, be gratefully accepted. H spice
For Information, Hospice
- call Cathenne Arnold
566-7491 your hometown hospice, licensed since 1983.

Call me today to see how much you can
save with Allstate's new car discount.

(850) 584-5188

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803 W. Main St. Perry, Fl. 32347
Store Hours: 8 AM 6 PM Mon. Sat.

F Author and Researcher Jessie Paulk
and Researcher Larry Parker

Parker Family Descendents
to a meeting at the
Taylor County Historical Society
Thursday, Oct. 19
I-5 p.m.
L 584-4280 paulkj@perry.gulfnet.com "

A-7 Taco Times October 18, 2006

Ash Street *

601 West Ash Street :

Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Worship 10:45 a.m.

Sunday Evening
Wed. Bible Class

6:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.

Visitors Welcome
Church Ph: 584-6155 Carl Desmartin: 223-3210

Spring Warrior

Church of Christ

7432 S. Red Padgett Road
Perry, FL 32348



By Randy Baker
Jesus, through the word of God, states that He has high expectations
for us. "If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and fake
up his cross, and follow me" (Matthew 16:24). We are blessed to have
Jesus' words for guidance so we can rightly handle difficult challengges.

When we're facing a temptation to divorce a spouse, we may ask "what
would Jesus do?" When listening to Jesusf words, what pattern can we-
observe that would provide us guidance on how to handle this emotion-
charged question?

Jesus spoke of divorce and remarriage during His sermon on the mount.
"It was said also, 'Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a
writing of divorcement,' but I say unto. you, that every one that putteth
away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, maketh herait-
adulteress: and whosoever shall marry her when she is put away
committeth adultery" (Matthew 5:31-32). According to Vine's Dictionary,
the word fornication means "illicit sexual intercourse," any sexual
relations with one who is not a proper marriage partner. What are we to
learn from this passage? Jesus has a very limited view on what is
r acceptable divorce, Anyreason for divorce, other than-foi-ication, is
wrong in Jesus' sight. On judgment day, we certainly donit want to be
guilty of living in continual adultery with a partner that was not rightfully

In Matthew 19, the Pharisees questioned Jesus about divorce. "And
there came unto him Pharisees, trying him, and saying, 'Is it lawful for a
man to put away his wife for every cause?' 4And he answered and said,
'Have ye not read, that he who made them from the beginning made
them male and female, sand said, For this cause shall a man leave his
father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife; and the two shall become ,-
one flesh? 6So. that.they are no more two, but one flesh. What therefore_
God hath joined, together, let not man put asunder.' 7They say unto him,
'Why then did Moses command to give a bill of divorcement, and to put
her away?' "He saith unto them, 'Moses for your hardness of heart suffered
you to put away your wives: but from the beginning it hath not beentso.
9And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except for
fornication, and shall marry another, committeth.adultery: and he that
marrieth her when she is put away committeth adultery.' "The disciples
say unto him, 'If the case of the man is so with his wife, it is not expedient
to marry.' "But he said unto them, 'Not all men can receive-this saying,
but they to whom it is given. "For there are eunuchs, that were so born
from their mnotheris womb: and there are eunuchs, that were made eunuchs
by men:' and there are eunuchs, that made themselves eunuchs for the
kingdom of heaven's sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive
it" (Matt. 19:3-12).

Notice the surprise in the disciples' response in verse 10. They knew
this was a demanding teaching! Jesus goes on to say that many will not
be willing to receive that truth, but it didn't change His command. In
verse 12, Jesus states that there will be some, who when they've
understood' this teaching, will realize they need to make themselves
eunuchs to be acceptable to Him in the kingdom. Vine's Dictionary
states the word eunuch here means "voluntarily abstaining from
wedlock." One example application of verse 12 is a person whi4s.
married to a second mate and one (or both) of them was previosii4y
divorced for reasons other than the adultery/fornication that Jesus spoke
of. The only way to heed Jesus' strict teaching is to demonstrate
repentance of the continuing sin of adultery that occurs when living with
the wrong partner that is not theirs in G6d's sight. They would need to
discontinue this sin (and marriage) and make themselves eunuchs for
the Lord's sake, for obedience sake.

Jesus spoke of John the Baptist when He said "This is he, of whom it
is written, 'Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, Who shall
prepare thy way before thee'" (Matthew 11:10). John's position on divorce
and remarriage was the same as Jesus', and eventually John was beheaded
for it. "For Herod himself had sent forth and laid hold upon John, and
bound him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife;
for he had married her. "For John said unto Herod, 'It is not lawful-for
thee to have thy brother's wife'" (Mark 6:17). Herod had married. a
divorcee, but he and his new wife were unwilling to respond to the truth
about the matter.

What does Jesus instruct about divorce? He shows that the pattern
from the beginning was to "leave father and mother" and "cleave" to our
mate. He provides for only one allowance for divorce, and that is for the
sake of fornication. He also shows that the price of repentance in this
area is very high. "I hate putting away, saith Jehovah" (Malachi 2:16),
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Lauren Arrowood of Perry; two
brothers, Kade McHargue of Avon
Park and Garrett Arrowood of
Perry; grandparents, Elizabeth
Platt of Wildwood, L.B. Latner II,
Ralph and Mary London, W.H.
McHargue, Eva Walker, and
3azlyn Graham, all of Perry, and
.ames Arrowood of Tallahassee;
S-nd a host of aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his
paternal grandmother, Edna
London, and his maternal
grandfather, Henry Bird.
Funeral services will be held
Thursday, Oct. 19, at 11 a.m. in the
First Baptist Church of Avon Park
i .ith Dr. Vernon Harkey
officiating. Interment will follow

in Bougainvillea Cemetery.
Family members will receive
friends today (Wednesday) from 5
to 8 p.m. at the First Baptist
Church of Avon Park. In lieu of
flowers, a memorial fund has been
set up at Citizens Bank, P.O. Box
1247, Perry, FL 32348, Attn: Jason
Arrowood Memorial Fund.
Stephenson-Nelson Funeral
Home in Avon Park is in.charge of

Elna Ree Mallette
Elna Ree Mallette Harrison, 85,
of Greenville, Ala., died Oct. 16,
2006, at Stabler Memorial
She was born Aug. 25, 1921, to

Izettie Antionette (Campbell) and
Flmer Lee Mallette, near Rose
Hill, Ala., and delivered at home
by her mother's uncle, Dr. Daniel
Mrs. Harrison graduated from
Luverne (Ala.) High School in
1940 and then from Troy State
University, where she was a
majorette and earned a Bachelor of
Science degree in elementary
She taught school in Greenville
in the 1940s and 1950s, later
returning as an aide for
kindergarten classes at Fort Dale
Academy. She was a longtime
member of the First Baptist Church
of Greenville, and spoke at its
150th anniversary held in the
spring of 2006. She was active in

Sunday School and the Senior
Circle. Mrs. Harrison also
belonged to the Troy State
University Alumni Association,
and was formerly affiliated with
the Greenville Garden Club.
She was married to Edward Oran
Harrison of Greenville on Aug. 8,
1951. He preceded her in death.
She is survived by one daughter,
Susan Harrison Lincoln, a son-in-
law, Donald D. Lincoln, and two
grandchildren, Katherine Elizabeth
(Katie) Lincoln and Jonathan
Harrison Lincoln, all of Perry, Fla.;
two sisters, Hazel Claire Mallette
Horn and Mary Bolden Mallette
Layton, both of Greenville; and a
host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held
Thursday, Oct. 19, at 11 a.m. at.

Dunklin-Daniels Funeral Home in
Greenville with interment
following in Magnolia Cemetery.
Tim Patton, pastor of the First
Baptist Church, will officiate.
Family members will receive
friends prior to the service, at 10

Memorial contributions may be
made to the First Baptist Church
Building Fund, 212 Ft. Dale,
Greenville, AL 36037.
Dunklin-Daniels Funeral Home
is in charge of all arrangements.

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The Albany Marine Band before their performance here at the 50th annual Florida Fotest Festival.

Chris Curies

Beatles tribute band The Return has played in the U.S. and
the United Kingdom including performances at The Tabernacle
in Atlanta, Ga., (top) and The Cavern in Liverpool, England.

Area youth ages 8-17 can take to the

.Area \oung people a,-es eight to
1 7 ill ha\e a chance to take to'.the
skies SantrdaN. Oct. 28. as the
Experimental Aucraft' Association
i EAA-.-.Cbapter 445 of Tallahassee
hosL a YounaL Eagles Flight Rails
at.Athie,Perr\.-Fole% Airport in
co,]unctiot2' viththe Florida Forest
Fe ,ti al :
The rall.t is part of the EAA
Youni Eagles Program, created to

interest youngg people in aviation.
Since the program was launched in
.1992. volunteerr EAA pilots ha\e
flot n more than 1.2 nullion young
people in more than 90 countries.
"Free airplane rides are just part
of the Flight Rall\." said Dannr
Dobson. a spokesman for the
extent. '\Ve hope to build one-on-
one relationships between the
pilots and youngg people. gi mng a

ne, generation a chance to learn
more about the possibilities that
e\ist in the worldd of a\ nation."
Pilots at the e ent % \ ll also
explain more about their aircraft
allo\% ing youngg people to disco% er
ho\\ airplanes ork and ho%\ pilots
ensure safety\ is the prime concern
before e\er- flight.
Follow min the flight, each \oung
person %"ill receive a certificate

rrmking them an .flicial Youn,
Eaile. Thtir nanie ill then be
added into the 'Voild'. Largest
Lo,2book," whichh is on pernminerCt
display at the E -A Air Ad'.-entuel
Museum in Oslkosh. \is,. The
lobook is ailso accessible online at
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Each pilot volunteers s his or her
time so the flights can be pro\ ided
free of charge.

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Forest Festival

showcases '06


While many lesser known groups have attempted to emulate the Beatles,
fans won't have to squint their eyes at a Return concert to travel back in
time. In fact, they just might believe it's 1964 and you're sitting in t&ie
original CBS Ed Sullivan Theatre or even Shea Stadium.
Besides an uncanny resemblance, each member of The Return has to hit
original counterpart: the peculiar stance Lennon took in front of ;
microphone, the way Harrison strapped on his Gretsch Country
Gentleman guitar, the famous head bounce Ringo used to kept time and
even a left handed McCartney on an original Hofner violin bass. The
Return brings exceptional musical and vocal skills to each performance:
Every detail from The Beatles' early live performance years has been' ,
studied and carefully recreated. From the mop-top haircuts and English
tailored suits, to the actual instruments and stage equipment, The Return's
authenticity gives new audiences and many older fans a performance
unlike any they have ever witnessed.
So realistic are their performances, The Return, gaining national
recognition, was invited to appear on the ABC network television shoW
Good Morning America.

Chris Curles returns to Perry after taking home top honors at the 2004
Florida Entertainer of the Year competition at the 49th annual Florida.
Forest Festival. Curles, who lives and performs in Tallahassee, will be
joined by the Dry County Band, also of Tallahassee.

Formed in 1990, the Albany Marine Band became one of only 12 bands
throughout the Marine Corps. Stationed at the Marine Corps Logistics
Base in Albany, Ga., the band of 50 Marines travels throughout the United c
States and internationally to fulfill its mission of serving as musical
ambassadors, providing music for military ceremonies, community
celebrations, recruiting programs and official events. Although this band
primarily serves as a ceremonial ensemble, the band also performs as a
marching band, concert band, brass and woodwind quintets, jazz combo,
show band and Dixieland band.
In December of 2003, the Albany Marine Band was awarded the :
distinguished "Commander in Chief Installation Excellence Award." ;
Signed by the Secretary of Defense, this award recognized the members of :
the Albany Marine Band for their pride and commitment in performing:
their duties.
In 2005, the band traveled more than 76,000 miles to perform over 220
commitments in locations such as Parris Island, S.C., New Orleans, La,' *
Stamford, Conn., Cedar Falls, Iowa, Canton, Ohio, and West Liberty, Ky.
The Albany Marine Band performed for more than five million people
worldwide including those in attendance at the 50th annual Florida Forest
With music-as-their primary mission, all JNarines in the bald. are
selected by audition and must maintain a high level of instrumental'
proficiency. Additionally, with the Marine Corps tradition of "every
Marine a rifleman," all Marines in the band are fully trained to fulfill their
secondary mission of bearing arms in the defense of our nation. Above and
beyond their musical and military roles, each Marine has supplementary
administrative responsibilities within the band to support the. unit's high
operational tempo.
Marine Corps bands are composed of men and women who are the
proud bearers of a heritage dating back to the whistling fifes and rolling i
drums of the first Marine musicians in 1775. A long-standing tradition of
excellence and service to Corps and country is their legacy, and it is op.
which they willingly embrace. They are the few, the proud, the,Marines1.

skies festival day

Those attending the rally are guardian to complete and sign the
asked to come to the new terminal required forms. A
building at .the Perry-Foley Applications and brochures m.y
Airport, beginning at 9:30 a.m. to be picked up at the airport termial
check-in or register for their flight, or at the festival office located ;in
Registration can be done the the Chamber of Commerce. Flights
morning of the event, but to be will run from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30
assured a ride, pre-registration is p.m., weather permitting.
preferred, Dobson said. All young Additional information about
people ages eight to 17 who wish EAA can be found at www.eaa.org
to participate will need a parent or or www.youngeagles.org.

AARP: ia..r Wed. 10 a.m. at AMVETS
Postl u20 building (2499 Woods Creek
Civil Air Patrol (CAP): second and fourli
Mon 7 p rn. main hangar al ihe Perry.'Foley
Kiwanis Club: Wednesdays noon,
Joyce's Main Sireer Cale
MainStreet Perry: irsI Monrday of each
monit, Perry/Taylor Country Chamber of
Commerce at noon
NAACP: first Sunday, 5 pm. 31at Jerkins
Community Center
Optimist Club: Thurs. noon at Joyce's
Main Street Cate
Perry Garden Club: third Wednesday,
10 a.m
.Perry Elks Lodge: second, third and
;f6urthTuesday,.8 p.m -.
Perry lodge; 23 F&AM: first anrd third
.Abhdayriights; 7:30 p.mn.
Perry Lodge #187: first and third Wed.,
'7p.m, Masonic Hall.
'.PerryiasonicpLodge 123: meets first
hapd thinr.Monday nights,:330 p m
S.Perry Shrine- Club: fourth Thurs,
:.mp. (club house onr Couriney R,:adi
Pey i'ns Club: second Wed.,
noon (Sept, Jd0'ay;isub)jctl 1to change).
Rotary ,itb: Tu.s,, n.onrat Joyce's Main
.',v ,. , ;

.'.Streel Cafe
Taylor County Leadership Council:
second and lourlh Friday, 7 pm Jeri:ns
Community Center
Vogue XIII: first Mon. 7.30 p.m. Call 584-

Airport Advisory Committee: fourth
Tuesday, 12 .noon, Perry-Foley Airport..
Chamber of Commerce: second Thurs.,
8 a.m.. chamber board room.
City Council: second and fourth Tues., at
6:30 p.m.'
County Commission: first Mon. and third
Tues at 6 p.m, courthouse annex.
Juvenile Justice Council: third Thurs., 9
4.m., at Juvenile Justice Office, 1719 South
J'efferson Street.
Planning Boardi first Thurs., 6 p.m.
courthouse annex (old post office).
SSocial Security: representatives, second
TUes,, 8:30 a.m. to noon, courthouse annex.
,Taylor County Construction License
Board Meeting: third Fri., 2 p.m.,
c courthouse annex.
STaylor County Development Authority:
second Mon., noon, at Capital City Bank.
Taylor County School Board: first and
SthirdTues,, 7 p.m.
Thylor Coastal Water and Sewer: fourth.
' Tuesday at 18820 Beach Road, 5:30 p.m.

Tourism Development Council: second
Wed 5 p m at Charmber ol Commerce-

Business Network International (B.N.1):
every Tuesday, 7 30-9 a m, Joyce's Main
Streel Cale Visitors welcome t
Diabetes classes every Tuesday, 2 p rn
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 Haall. Call 584-8553 or 584-9207
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 St.
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.
Quincy Street.
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 Library.

Taylor County Reef & Research Team: at First United Methodist Church.
second Thurs., 7 p.m., Forest Capital The Way: Christ-centered recovery groui,
Hall. meets on Fridays at 7 p.m. at Serenity House''
Taylor Residents United for the on Hwy. 98 W., across from BP Station. Open'
Environment (TRUE): first Tuesday, 7 p.m., to alcoholics, addicts, family members aid-
at Hampton' Inn. friends.

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:
no scheduled meetings in the month of July;
meetings resume Aug. 22, at 1 p.m.
Healthy Start CoalitiOn: fourth Mon.,
9 a.m., Taylor County School District
Administrative Office Complex.
Narcotics Anonymous: every Sunday,
Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m., and
Saturday at noon. All meetings are held at
the St. James Episcopal Church library
located at 1100 West Green Street in
SHARE distribution: fourth Sat., 9 a.m.,

AMVETS Post 20 and AMVETS Ladies.
Auxiliary: third Tuesday, 7 p.m., at 2499
Woods Creek Road.
American Legion Post #291: second
Saturday, 10 a.m.
American Legion Post #96: firsf
Tuesday, 7 p.m., American Legion Hal;j
Center Street. La
American Legion, Steinhatchee Post
291: fourth Tuesday, 8 p.m.
Sons of AMVETS: second Tuesday,
7 p.m., AMVETS post, located at 2499
Woods Creek Road.
Sons of Confederate Veterans: fourth
Thursday at VFW Post on Center Stree-
7 p.m. For information, please call 584-534..:
VFW Post #9225: second Tues., 7 p.mr,
(American Legion building).

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waived due to our rural county
status, so the local cost for this
portion of the incentive package
was $62,400 over five years, or
$12,480 per year. Let's look at ad
valorem taxes for a minute.
Without considering depreciation,
the new taxes on the capital
investment approximate $59,000
The maximum tax amount
exempted will be 50 percent of the
new taxes, capped at $36,000 a
year. So if we use a depreciation
rate of 8.5 percent, total new ad
valorem taxes generated in the
next ten years would be over
$360,000, of which half would be
exempted. This leaves over
$180,000 in new ad valorem tax
The local Taylor County
Economic Development
ordinance, originally adopted in
2003, has two components. The..
job creation component 'will
reward Lance with $700 per job, or
$36,400 for the 52 quality jobs
they committed to. The capital
improvement component provides
an incentive of $1,000 per'
$100,000 added to tax rolls, with a
max of $50,000. This incentive
equals a total of $86,400.
Now let's .talk payroll. These
new quality jobs will add over $1,
million annually to our local

economy. Those dollars are rolled
over in a community (spent more
than once locally; the statistics say
up to eight times). Using a rollover
factor of only two, Taylor County's
one percent sales tax revenue
would be increased by over
$20,000 per year.
So now we do the math. Over
the ten-year period, the county
commission exempted just over
$180,000 in ad valorem taxes,
spent $60,400 in QTI bonus, and
provided a local incentive of
$86,400 in order to ensure we
landed those jobs here. On the plus
side, we derived $180,000 in. new
ad valorem tax revenue and over
$200,000 in new sales tax revenue.
So the county commission gave up
$320,800 to receive over
$380,000. Oh, -let's not forget the
new ad valorem taxes the school
system' ($340,491) and the city
($209,967) will also receive, all
due to Lance's decision to expand
here. From a. community-wide
standpoint, $320,800 .given up for
a return of $930,458. The Taylor
County Development Authority
(TCDA) thinks this is good
And finally, the intangibles.
How important is' the hospital to
our community? And how
*" Please see page 5

Dear Editor
I attended the Zoning Board's
meeting on Oct. 5 and was
disappointed that, your newspaper
did ,not mention any of the
distinguished physicians, clergy or
.FSU. faculty members .who spoke
in opposition to a coal-fired power
It is very' important that the,
public be made aware of their deep
:Among 'the ssell-respected
authorities in attendance were
Raymond Bellamy, M.D. of FSU's
College of 'Medicine and
Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic;
Ron Saff, M.D., specialist in
asthma, allergy -and internal
medicine.. Both physicians are,
members, of Capitol Medical
Society, a group that has taken a
strong stand, in writing, opposing
the proposed coal plant.. That
statement may be seen at the Big.
Bend Climate Action Team's
website bbcat.org.. Both
physicians emphasized that there
are no "clean", coal plants and that
heart and lung diseases, cancers
and other serious health problems
are caused by coal plant emissions.
They also told of the risks ,of
mercury pollution caused, by,

burning coal. They said mercury is
particularly harmful for children
and fetuses causing impairments.
and they cited EPA earnings that:
every body of water in Florida,
including our entire coastline is
now contaminated with mercury
which bioaccumulates. They,
warned this coal plant would
worsen mercury and .pollution
problems and told, zoning board
members not to be "penns .wise
and pound foolish" when deciding
on these land-use amendments.

statement signed by 28 other
clergy leaders in Tallahassee who'
strongly oppose Tallahassee's
participation in the coal plant. The
entire statement may be seen' at
bbcat.org. Rev. Copeland said,'
"Our community has rejected a
coal-fired power plant, for Leon
County. To contribute to the
Taylor Energy Center is to sanction,
for our neighbors in Taylor County
what wve would not sanction for
, ourselves." Their statement also
ifsays we all "ha e in common the

.The Rev. Dr. Brant Copeland, mandate to seek the welfare of our
First Presb',erian Church, of Please see page 5
Tallahassee, presented a: clergy .

Writer speaks of coal plants')

benefits to Crystal River area

Dear Editor:
The coal plant seems to be a big
topic in Perr. I, for one, have only
positive feelings about the plant
and the potential benefits it will
bring to our community. Having
served 39 years with Florida
Power Corporation. I feel qualified
to comment on this matter.
Florida Power owns the Crystal
,Rier Power Complex in Citrus

WTacoer 1, 2les

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

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County. The plant site is five miles
north of the city. 'Two coal-fired
units were built there in the 1960s,
and.twd coal units were added in
the 1980s.
I was'active in the construction
of this coal-fired plant. I saw, first
hand, a small county grow and
benefit tremendously from la
power plant. Citrus County has
grown from a population of
approximately 9.000 in 1960 to
more than 134,000 today.
The correlation between the
proposed Taylor Energy Center in
Perry and the power plants
currently 'in Crystal River is
undeniable. The power plants in
Crystal River have only helped the
cty thrive.
Some fear that a power plantain
Perry1 will be detrimental to the
city, but. along with: the Taylor
Energy Center will come new
employment opportunities.
Property values may' increase
because power plants bring, jobs
that can support families, which
will make the area a better place to
Concerns about the environment
and health need not be a worry.
The Taylor Energy Center will
meet, by a wide margin, health-'
based state and federal criteria.
Regulations imposed by
governmental agencies ensure that
power plants are safe and not an
environmental issue.
.Through my direct experience
with power plants, I can assure you
thati the Taylor Energy Center will
. not only be a safe power plant-but
'will also aid' the county in
economic growth.
Jim Creech.

Nineteen years ago, this newspaper
subscribed to .a clip-art service which
%\as a standard publishing need before
the world of computers came to steal.
our hearts.
As new subscribers, we were sent a six-
inch teleV.ision set which has been used:
during the Challenger disaster or
Presidential elections, and occasionally,
at home, where it. spends days. that
become weeks, just being idle.
Children, as you may- know, are.
embarrassed by itenis which show their
age, and I guess that includes parents.
They wouldn't be caught dead with that,
television in their possession because it.
has a true antennae and looks like it
emerged from the 80s, which it didc.
What's wrong with looking like. you are
what you are?
Saturday, this television--just a small-
appliance in a lowly home--became the
central player in a family compromise, '
reminding me that even antiques have,
value in this ever-changing world.
The daughter and Iwere desperately in.
need of solar power and used our
feminine wiles to comince the husband
that we needed to go out on the boat.
"It's not scallop season anymore," the,
son said.
The husband, however, was carefully
choosing to say nothing, although he
looked at all of us as if we had lost our'
Finally, he said, "The football game's
on t.v. at 12:30."
SHaying endured two' previous
humiliating losses, I was content to tape
that game and find out the score before
I chose to watch it. I, I
The. husband, however, could not
comprehend such a thing.
"We can't miss the game," the son
"We'll watch it later," the daughter
suggested with optimism. "You can
fish," she said to the brother. He quickly
cocked his head toward the father and
wondered if his side of the family might
want to reconsider, having been hooked
by the fishing opportunity.
."We could go at halftime," the father
"That's no good," said the followers of
the sun. "It's too late."
"We could take a radio," I suggested,
"and listen to the game while we're out
on the Gulf. That way, none of our

obnoxious friends can call us."
That got the husband's attention in a
hurry, but he still wanted to 'see the
action. .
Then the son said, "What about the
little t.v.?"
"The little t.v.," I repeated with my
eyebrows raised. As I gave his
suggestion some consideration, I had to
wonder if the Clampetts had ever done
No one turned up a nose about the
little t.v. since the old, useless thing
might actually save the day. I found that
to be a small moral victoryy which I didn't
want to underscore at that time, on the
outside chance that the appliance no
longer worked.
But with $9 worth of batteries, the
little t.v. cleared its throat and began
It is still easier to get 86,000 people in
a football stadium than it is to get us to
the Gulf of Mexico, but after stops for
batteries and chicken, gas and gizzards,
drinks and ice, motor oil and fishing
tackle, we were headed South. -The fog
stayed with us until we found ourselves
on the newly paved Beach Road -arid
the sun looked down upon us and
We puttered through the canal and
zoomed out into the wide blue yonder
where we found a piece of water we
called our own. Carefully looking to the
left and right to make sure no one could
hear or see us, we positioned the little
t.v. on the bdw of the boat, turned the
knob and heard the announcer say in ai
broadcasting fervor that kick-off was
seconds away.
Only rarely is our timing perfect.
The Clampetts would have had fun'
with us; there was probably room for the'
rocking chair in back of the truck. To
shield the television screen from the
glare of the sun-we-wanted, we used
beach towels and nets, extra fishing
rods and paddles. Then we ate chicken
that was fried and wished we looked
that golden.
It was one of those days when the
planets aligned, however briefly, so that
the men caught trout, the women caught
rays and the football team caught the
And it was all made possible by a little
t.v., which looks and acts its age, and is
still the best money we never spent.

Editor's Note: The portable radios present at this weekend's Little King and Queen program were evidence
of the lengths people will go to in order to keep up with their team's progress. This account from 2003 is

B-2 Taco Times October 18, 2006


Midweek Muddle

Catch of the day



Taylor County Economic Developer
Next month, the citizens of
Taylor County will be asked to
vote on the re-authorization of our
local tax exemption program for
new or expanding businesses.
Lance's recent acquisition of
Tom's Foods and its decision to
expand here in Perry is an
excellent example of why tax
exemption authorization for local
government is critical to the
community's economic
development efforts.
Without the community's ability
to do tax exemption, these jobs
may well have ended up in Texas.
Let's look at the big picture. Due
to an economic development
incentive package, Lance is now
going to make a capital investment
of $7.75 million and create 52
additional jobs in Taylor County.
The taxes they presently pay from
P the old Tom's Foods facility are
unchanged -- they will continue to
pay those.
Under the state's Qualified
Target Industry program, qualified
companies can receive $6,000 per
new job; 80 percent paid by the
state and 20 percent paid locally.
There is also a $2,500 Brownfield
component; again 80 percent state
and 20 'percent local. The local
share of the Brownfield was



B-3 Taco Times October 18, 200;

Pieces of


By Lynette Senter

Do all you can with what you
have, in the time you have, in the
place you are.
--Nkosi Johnson
Volunteerism is something that I
feel has fallen by the wayside in
past years. Most of us find it easier
to write a check than.to donate our
precious free time to a worthwhile
cause. Living and working at the
beach is not always conducive to
helping with the many groups in
town, but there is a way you can
work locally to help with beach
area projects.
The Taylor Coastal
Communities Association (TCCA)
is a not-for-profit group of
residents and property owners in
the beach area. They meet the
second Tuesday of each month at 7
p.m., at the Taylor Coastal Water &
Sewer District building on Beach
Road. Annual dues are $10 per
person and include a "members
only" t-shirt. Some of the annual
projects this group sponsors are,
Airboat Santa at Christmas, a
Seagull Egg Hunt at Easter and a
fledgling Scallop Swing in July.
Future plans' include investigating;
incorporating the beach .area,
pursuing fire protection,
constructing bat houses arid much

I am here for you!
(850) 843-0554


E-mail me at dekleparadise
@yahoo.com and I'll be happy to
send you more information and an
My husband and I were
recipients of the first ever TCCA
"Volunteer of the Year" award in
July. We are just two of more than
a few die-hard volunteers who
seem to always be trading the
chairmanship of Santa arrivals and
egg hunts. Hopefully, competition
for next year's award will bring out
more residents willing to give a
little time and effort to make our
community a more entertaining
and enjoyable place to live..
During our TCCA meeting in

ACA hosts Fall

September, I actually sat on my
hands to keep from volunteering
once again. This was done not out
of spite, but to spur other members
into action.
We have a fairly large
membership, but most.of these are
in name only and the same faces
appear month to month and the
same hands fly into the air when
the call for volunteers is made.
Step up and participate in a project
that benefits the area in which you
If you have other local
organizations needing volunteers,
please let me know and I'll be
happy to talk about them in a
future column.

Festival Friday

Aucilla Christian Academy will host its annualFall Festival Friday, Oct.
20, from 3-6 p.m.
Attractions will include a baseball fast pitch booth, a leap frog contest,
costume contest, cowboy roping games and a giant slide.
The Boys Scouts will hold a Pinewood Derby and a photographer will
be on hand to take photos of children in the county, fire truck and
Concessions will include BBQ dinners, sno cones and hot dogs.


$10 per person

Friday, Saturday, Sunday early until
Perry Foley Airport
Lumart Aviation'
) 584-8867

Early voting will take place Monday through Saturday,
October 23, 2006, through November 4, 2006, 8 a.m. 5 p.m. in the
Supervisor of Elections Office, 2nd Floor Courthouse. It does not
matter which precinct you live in, all registered voters may vote early.
Please bring photo and signature ID when voting.

ABSENTEE VOTING Any registered voter may vote an Absentee Ballot. Request
can be accepted only from the voter, a member of the voter's immediate family or legal
guardian. Please call the Elections Office at 850-838-3515 to request an absentee ballot.

PHOTO and SIGNATURE ID In order to vote either at the precinct or by early
voting, the voter will need,to produce a photo and signature identification as required by
Florida Law (F.S. 101.043). If the picture ID does not contain the signature of the voter
an additional identification that provides the voter's signature shall be required. A voter
information card is no longer accepted as. a form of ID.

DAY, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2006, 7 A.M. 7 P.M. Please contact the
Supervisor of Elections office to verify which voting precinct you reside in.


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At theTaylor Energy Center, we will do more than provide power to the state-we will help power our local economy too.
A project this big can drive significant, community-wide economic development like:

* Creating new, high-paying jobs
* Increasing local spending for current businesses
* Driving new business development
*. Adding $13rpMiqn.to the local economy during construction
* Adding $45 mTillion to the local economy'each year the plant operates

Power plantsgenerate more than energy. They also generate family income for the things that matter most.

For more information, call 223-2700, e-mail info@taylorenergycenter.org, or visit www.taylorenergycenter.org.
C- ? i

Energy Center

Powering the Economy. Protecting the Environment.

-- II -- L -I IIC


0 B-4 Taco Times October 18, 2006

'Letters to the Editor

iWriter reflects on coal plants, then and now

Dear Editor;
,, More than 25 years ago I saw
inpy first coal plant. Needless to say,
[j was left 'with a negative
impression when thinking about
coal usage. However, that was then
and this is now.
Through the years, the coal fuel
industry has taken great strides
toward using the safest and most
feasible process improvements.
here has been much written about
improved coal plants using the
west technology available 'and
ere is a wealth of exact studies to
substantiate these facts. If an
individual is sincerely concerned
nd wants to learn about the latest
roven technology manv scientific
studies have been ,-o-ne and are
Readily available.

As Florida's population
continues to grow so does the
demand for electricity and the
utility companies need to be in a
position to supply a source that is
not only affordable but also
Being a native Taylor Countian,
I have seen the quality of life
improve as a result of industries
investing in our County. Now that
Taylor Energy Center is moving
forward to locate here they have
proved they want to be a good

equipment as well as qualified
teachers. This is just one of the
advantages derived from Taylor
Energy Centers' support for our
community. Picture the positive
effects during the following years
for Taylor County's future
I am very pleased to be
associated with a group such as
Taylor Energy Center. I've seen
first-hand their true interest for
knowing and acknowledging the
thoughts, concerns, and wishes of
this community.
They are dedicated to doing
things and doing them the right
way by using the proven newest,
safest, and best technology

wouldd property taxes be reduced?

C n-sider itDs

The Board of County Commissioners of Taylor County, Florida, proposes to'regulate the use of land within the area as
shown on the map below by amending the text and Future Land Use Plan Map pf the Taylor County Comprehensive Plan,
hereinafter referred to as the Comprehensive Plan, as follows:
(1) CPA 05-5, an application by Mike Lawson, as agents for Buckeye Florida,J"P. and Foley Timber and Land Company,
to amend the Future Land Use Plan Map of the Comprehensive Plan changing the future land use classification from
Agriculture-1 (AG- 1, 1 dwelling unit per 20 acres ) and Agriculture-2 (AG-2, 1 dwelling unit per 10 acres) to Electric
Power Generating Facility-2 (EPGF-2) which allows solid fuel (i.e. coal powered power plants with more than 50 permanent
employees for property described, as follows: A parcel of land lying in Secti4ns 35 and 36, Township 4 South, Range 8
East, and Sections 30, 31 and 32, Township 4 South, Range 9 East, and Sections 5 and 6, Township 5 South, Range 9 East,
and Sections 1 and 2, Township 5 South, Range 8 East, Taylor County, Florida, being more particularly described, as
follows: Commence at the Southwest corner of said Section 35, Township 4 South, Range 8 East, and run thence North 89
degrees 20 minutes 19 seconds East, along the South line of said Section 35, a distance of 1628.20 feet to the Southeasterly
right-of-way line of U.S. Highway 27 (State Road 20); thence continue North 89 degrees 20 minutes 19 seconds East, along
said South line, a distance of 1,029.57 feet; thence North 89 degrees 18 minutes 33 seconds East, along said South line, a
distance of 1,224.23 feet to the Westerly bank of the Fenholloway River and the Point of Beginning of the herein described
.parcel; thence following said Westerly bank of the Fenholloway River through the.next four chord bearing and distances;
(1) North 21 degrees 59 minutes 41 seconds West, 347.86 feet; North 14 degrees 33 minutes 40 seconds West 453.52 feet;
(3) North 06 degrees 54 minutes 08 seconds West 75 1.5 1 feet; (4) North.30 degrees 35 minutes 59 seconds West 661.52
feet to said Southeasterly right-of-way line of U.S. Highway 27 (State Road 20); said point being on a curve concave to the
Southeast, having a radius of 5,669.73 feet, a central angle of 9 degrees 39 minutes 35 seconds, and an arc length of 955.87
feet; thence Northeasterly along the arc of said curve through a chord bearing and distance of North 48 degrees 21 minutes
48 seconds East 954.74 feet to the end of said curve; thence South 36 degrees 44 minutes 43 seconds East, along said right-
of-way line, a distance of 71.70 feet to the beginning of a curve concave to the Southeast, having a radius of 6,765.56 feet,
a central angle of 15 degrees 33 minutes 30 seconds, and an arc length of 1837.13 feet; thence Northeasterly along the arc
of said curve through a chord bearing and distance of North 60 degrees 59 minutes 14 seconds East 1,831.49 feet to the end
of said curve; thence North 68 degrees 45 minutes 08 seconds East, along said right-of-way line, a distance of 1921.37 feet
to the beginning of a curve concave to the South, having a radius of 5,597.65,feet, a central angle of 13 degrees 00 minutes
05 seconds, and an arc length of 1,270.19 feet; thence Northeasterly along the, arc of said curve through a dhord bearing and
distance of North 75 degrees 15 minutes 38 seconds East 1,267.47 feet to the end of said curve; thenee North 81 degrees 44
minutes 47 seconds East, along said right-of-way line, a distance of 7,430.42 feet to the East line of said Section 30; thence
departing said right-of-way line, South 00 degrees 13 minutes 07 seconds West, along said East line, a distance of 158.60
feet to the Northwest corner of said Section 32; thence North 89 degrees 33 minutess 13 seconds East, along the North line
of said Section 32, a distance'of 560.70 feet to a point on a curve concave'to the Northeast, having a radius of 229.42 feet,
a central angle of 64 degrees 57 minutes 42 seconds, and an arc length of 260.12; thence Southeasterly along the arc of said
curve through a chord bearing and distance of South 32 degrees 55 minutes 38 seconds East, 246.41 feet to the end of said
curve; thence South 65 degrees 34 minutes 29 seconds East, a distance of 158.08 feet to the beginning of a curve concave
to the Southwest, having a radius of 110.00, a central angle. of 57 degrees 38 minutes 21 seconds, and an arc length of
110.66 feet; thence Southeasterly.along the arc of said curve through a chord bearing and distance of South 36 degrees 35
minutes 19 seconds East, 106.05 feet to the end of said curve and the beginning of a curve concave Northeasterly, having
a radius of 1,095.00 feet, a central angle of 31 degrees 27 minutes 05 seconds, and an arc length of 601.08 feet; thence
Southeasterly along the arc of said curve through a chord bearing and distance of South 23 degrees 29 minutes 41 seconds
East 593.56 feet to the end of said curve; thence South 39 degrees 13 minutes' 13 seconds East 1.226.10 feet; thence South
32 degrees 01 minutes 05 sec,_nds East 40 1.'09 feet to the beginning of a curve concave to the Southwest, having a radius
of 808.08 feet, a central angle of 41 degrees 03 minutes 38 seconds, and an arc length of 579.1 1 feet; thence Southerly
along the arc of said curve through a chord'bearing and' distance of South 11'degrees 29 minutes 16 seconds East 566.79
feet to the end of said curve; thence South 09 degrees 02 minutes 33 seconds West, a distance of 5 15.53 feet to the
beginning of a curve concave Northwesterly, having a radius of 527.25 feet, !a central angle of 53 degrees 34 minutes 37
seconds, and an arc length of 493.03 feet; thence Southwesterly along the arc of said curve through a chord bearing and
distance of South 35 degrees 49 minutes 52 seconds West, 475.26 feet to the end of said curve; thence South 62 degrees 37
minutes 10 seconds West, a distance of 647.35 feet to the East line of the West 1/4 of Section 32; thence South 00 degrees
19 minutes 50 seconds West, a distance of 1339.80 feet to the Southeast corner of said West 1/4; said point being the
Northeast corner of the West 1/4 of said Section 5; thence.South 00 degrees 3g minutes 46 seconds East, along the East line
of said West 1/4, a distance of 2,655.38 feet; thence South 00 degrees 43 minutes 48 seconds East, a distance of 2,656.56
feet Io the Southeast comer of said West 114; thence South 89 degrees 20 miniites 05 seconds West, along the,South line of
said Section 5, a distance of 1,341.55 feet to the'Southwest comer of said Section 5; thence North 00 degrees 04 minutes.50
seconds East, along the West line of said Section 5, a distance of 275.92 feet; thence North 00 degrees 00 minutes 27
seconds West, along said West line, a distance of 724.28 feet; thence Sbith 88 degrees 5 1 minutes 43 seconds West, a
distance of 5,3 16.14 feet to a point on the West line of said Section 6; thence South 88 degrees 45 minutes 23 seconds West,
a distance of 1,378.02 feet; thence South 00 degrees 02 minutes 25 seconds Ekst, a distance of 700.15 feet; thence South 88
degrees 45 minutes 17 seconds West, a distance of 1,262.25 feet; thence South 88 degrees 21 minutes 42 seconds West, a
distance of 2,626.54 feet to a point on the West line of said Section 1; thence South 00 degrees 39 minutes 23 seconds East.
along said West line, a distance of 300.04 feet to the Southeast comer of said Section 2. thence South 89 degrees 07 minutes
35 seconds West, along the South line of said Section 2, a distance of 2,766.35 to the East right-of-% ay line of a 60-foot trail
road right-of-way; thence North 05 degrees 56 minutes 30 seconds East, along said East right-of-way line, a distance of
110.03 feet; thence North 03 degrees 29 minutes 17 seconds West, along said East right-of-way line, a distance of 446.63
feet; thence North 11 degrees 26 minutes 08 seconds West, along said East nght-otf-\a. line, a distance of 3 17.92 feet;
thence North 20 degrees 29 minutes 42 seconds West, along said East nght-of-%kay line, a distance of 168.58 feet; thence
North 04 degrees 13 minutes 20 seconds East, along said East right-of-way line, a distance of 701.78 feet; thence North 09
degrees 39 minutes 11 seconds West, along said East right-of-way line, a distance of 268.20 feet to the Southerly right-of-
way line of State Road S-356; thence North 68 degrees 05 minutes 06 seconds East, along said Southerly right-of-way line,
a distance of 196.83' feet; thence South 88 degrees 24 minutes. 54 seconds East, along said Southerly right-of-way line, a
distance of 52.65 feet; thence North 01 degrees 35 minutes 0 seconds Etsjialong the Easterl ,right-of-wa4y line of said
Siatei Rd. 3- 35. a distarnce of b.00 feet;:saicdpointbeing pon awcrve concqye to the.-Northeas. having a radis90,5.P
feet, a central angle of 68 degrees 14 minutes 00 seconds, and an arc length of 59.54 feet; thence Northwesterly along the
arc of said curve through a chord bearing and distance of North 54 degrees 17 minutes 54 seconds West 56.09 feet to the
end of said curve; thence North 20 degrees 10 minutes 54 seconds West, along said Easterly right-of-way line, a distance of
105.53 feet to said Westerly bank of the Fenholloway River; thence following said Westerly bank of the Fenholloway River
through the next seventeen chord bearing and distances; (1) South 75 degrees 09 minutes 19 seconds East 30.24 feet; (2)
North 68 degrees 28 minutes 08 seconds East 86.42 feet; (3)North 84 degrees!05 minutes 49 seconds East 185:02 feet;,(4)
North 64 degrees 44 minutes 08 seconds East 267.03 feet; (5) North 04 degrees 08 minutes 15 seconds East 286.43 feet; (6)
North 39 degrees 13 minutes 21 seconds East 275.1 7 feet; (7) North 46.degrees 14 minutes 55 seconds East 252.02 feet; (8)
North 55 degrees 18 minutes 50 seconds East 222.79 feet; (9) North 28-degrees 07,minutes 35 seconds West 222.03 feet;
(10) North 38 degrees 13 minutes 46 seconds East,403.06 feet; (11) North 09 degrees 44 minutes 25 seconds East 267.79
feet; (12) North 11 degrees 48 minutes 31,seconds West 171.65 feet: i 13 North 52 degrees 50 minutes .54 seconds East
303.19 feet; (14) North 44 degrees 37 minutes'20 seconds West 327.60 feet, 1151 Norith 25 degrees.29 minutes 08 seconds
West 246.67 feet; (16) North 20 degrees 30 minutes 16 seconds West 3 14.91 feet, (1 7) North 35 degrees 22 minutes 08
seconds East 357.53 feet to close on said Point pf Beginning.
Containing 2,996.84 acres, more or less. '

(2) CPA 06-1, an application by Mike Lawsoni-as agent for, the Jacksoniville Electric Authority, the'Fldrida Municipal
Power Agency, Reedy Creek Improvement District, and the City of Tallahassee, amending the Objectives and Policies for
both Urban Development Areas and Rural Areas of the Future Land Use Element of the Comprehensive Plan by adding.two
new land use categories, Electric Power Generating Facility-1 (EPGF-l) .w,4ch accommodates simple cycle and natural
gas combined-cycle power plants with less than 50 employees and related processingg, storage, office and manufacturing
uses not directly related with the production of electricity as well as schools teaching industrial arts curricula and by adding
Electric Pov.er Generatihg Facility-2 (EPGF-2) which accommodate solid fuel (i.e. cqal-powered) power plants with more
than 50 employ ees and related processing, storage, office and manufacturing uses .iot directly related with the production
of eleciricit) as well as schools teaching industrial arts curricula.

(3) CPA 06-2, an application by the Board of Count\ Commis-ioners. amending thelObjectives and Policies for both Urban
Development Areas and Rural Areas of the Future La4n Use Element of the Comprehensive Plan specifically amending
Policy 1.3.2 by adding two new land use categones, a Public land use category,. which provides for educational, recreational,
institutional, conservation and public service/utilities; and an At nation Related Commercial land use category which allows
industrial, commercial, institutional, office related to a.ianton as %ell as government and other public uses and essential



The first of two public hearings concerning the amendments to consider transmittal of the amendments to the Florida
Department of Community Affairs, and to consider on first reading ordinances adopting said amendments, will be conducted
by the Board of County Commissioners on November 6, 2006 at 6.10 p.m. for Amendment No. CPA 06-1, at 6:15 p.m. for
Amendment No. CPA 05-5 and at 6:20 p.m. for Amendment No. CPA 06-2 or as soon.thereafter as the matters can be heard,
in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room, Administrative Complex located at 201 East Green Street, Perry,
Florida. .
The public hearings may be continued to one or more future dates. Any interested party shall be advised that the date, time
and place of any continuation of the public hearings shall be announced during the public hearings and that no further
notice concerning the matters will be published.
The public hearings are being conducted by the Board of County Commissioners to consider transmittal of the amendments
to the Florida Department of Community Affairs.
At the aforementioned public hearings, all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to the amendments.
Copies of the amendments are available for public inspection at the Office of the County Manager, Administrative Complex,
located at 201 East Green Street, Perry, Florida, during regular business hours.
All persons are advised that if they decide to appeal any decision made-at the above referenced public hearings, they will
need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings
is made, which record includes the testimony and evidenceTipon which the appeal is to be based.

Letters to the Editor

Land use changes 'inconsistent

with aims of Taylor's comp plan'

Continued from page B-2
neighbors and the proper
stewardship of God's creation."
Jeffery Chanton, the John
Winchester Professor of
Oceanography and Distinguished
Research Professor at FSU used'
slides to show.how rapidly glaciers
are melting. He explained that.
coal plants' carbon emissions and ,
. greenhouse gases are a main cause
of the warming of the earth's,
climate. This melting leads to sea-
level rise,. a deep concern to
scientists... and to Florida`

electrostatic precipitators, even
"wet" ones and "super-critical"
goal plants were around in the 60's
-or earlier. We must not let them
fool us. They still do not include
'mercury or carbon emissions, the
two most damaging emissions, in
their fancy ad brochures. And, the
clear blue skies depicted in their
expensive ads are not like their
hazy skies in Jacksonville.
Our neighbors and leaders in
surrounding counties cannot
understand why Taylor officials
were so quick to invite in polluting
industry that other counties would
"not allow. They can't understand

stated in our comprehensive plan,
to "power plant" is completely
inconsistent with the stated aims of
our county's plan.
Gale Dorsett Dickert

Letters to the Editor
must be signed and accompanied
by a phone number for contact.
Please mail to P.O. Box 888,
Perry, FL 32348

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B-5 Taco Times October 18, 2006

10-year authorization expires this year

Continued from page B-2
important to DMH is having 52
new potential hospital users'that
work for a company that pays 80
percent of their employees' health
care insurance? And provides
access to health insurance for the
employee's family?

residents. Ah hv we were given no fair I,- VVe ircm vcr)
Steve Urse spoke, representing wgrning before Taylor
Big Bend Climate Action Team, a Commissioners hastily invited Let'a professional help! Of yOL
group working directly with, the ,( JEA to locate here, and why we've SHARON CONE -
City of Tallahassee to help .Ppeen given no choice in the matter, 8386'4-5 .
Tallahassee develop clean ,, s citizens. They worry about the (850) 838-6450
sustainable energy alternatives to ,..far-reaching effects of coal plant .1"ik r
coal. pollution that would pollute them, 4
Attorney Jeanne Zokovich tbo. Madison and Wakulla ..
pointed out that the proposed' ".'Counties---even Leon, all have KELLY & KELLY
ameildments changing 3,000 acres '-strong resolutions. opposing coal PROPERTIES
from "agricultural" to "power plantss .
plant" are inconsistent with our :'At last week's laid-use hearing,
own Comprehensive Plan which, spzme local chamber and
calls for "conserving the natural Development Authority leaders, a
resources and enhancing the ,,r phol' board member, and other
quality of lifein this county" and-.,.; .!business owners spoke early on in
for our leaders to "accommodate -the meeting in favor of the land use
growth in an environmentally ..amendments and coal plant, then
acceptable manner." It also goes '' most of them quickly left without
against the Plan's preferred use of taking time to hear the concerns of
the land, which 'is the scores of people who had come
agricultural/forestry. It should alsO [to express their deep concerns
be' pointed out that greenhouse: about the proposed amendments
gases would damage the forests: tand. coal plant. To, me, this spoke
our economy depends upon. ,~.y lumes about how out-of-touch
Taylor Citizens, including some some leaders are with the. public -
of our community's pioneer );:' ,:.they are supposed to serve.
families, and citizens from -, ; If these leaders had stayed and
surrounding counties' spoke for listened to citizefis, phb sicians. and
hours in opposition to the proposed leaders from neighboring counties .- .
coal plant. Clearly, they expect our" -'-"Who took time from their hectic -
public officials to do what is best' schedules to come and testify, '"
for this community, and it was ,.'. those community leaders would .
clear from the turnout that what's ha ve., gone home much better.
bet is not a coal plant. informed than when they arrived.
Instead, citizens want hat those *.. ,. Perhaps they would have left
fine physicians reminded us is our -:!:'understanding just how deeply "
basic right as Americans: clean air: .rooted our, citizens and pioneer m ,
to breathe and clean' Wwater.- More. families are to this land and how
intended--for us to be good natural resources squandered by U.S.D.A. Inspected Heavy Western
stewards of the earth. more pollution. Inspc t Heavy WesteR n
It is the sworn duty of our,. This is our land, our air and our B neleSS Pork Boneless Beef Chuck
elected and appointed officials, as, ,i afterr We shouldn't just allow a Sirloin Chops Mock Tender Steak
stated in our comprehensive plaq,, handful of people to barter it awayir in der ea
to try to improve our environmentf';.i-' for special interests or money Family Pack Family Pack
that sustains us, not to degrade it.' incentives! You .don't grow or
All coal plants pollute and the ,; attract clean industries or '.
conventional pulverized businesses by adding more
technology proposed for Taylor pollution. We should all be able to
would further degrade the air, land figure that out by now. We are not I
and water bodies of our beautiful desperate; we have the lowest '
coastal county with millions of unemployment rate I can
tons of toxic emissions each year remember. Jimmy Dean *'
for at least 50 years, making Taylpr-.f- .,,iiWe' don't want our health and r, -
County a *less desirable place .to0,, natural environment jeopardized, Fresh Roll auSage
live for generations; -' by poor decision-making on local 16 -
I, along %ith other' concerned 'level. We want' positive. well-
citizens, have spent :hours ifn.': planned growth that improves our
meetings this 'year with quality of life.
Jacksonville Electric- Authority Changing the' land use
S(JEA) officials. In these meetings designation from '"agricultural,"
held in Jacksonville or Tallahassee, the preferred land usage clearly .. ;
some of this country's best experts .
on new energy technologies like U.S.D.A. inspected
SIGCC, energy efficiency) and .... Fairgrounds Fresh Ground
coriservationr :spoke at length :;: ;re I; G 1Iround;
bringing JEA up-to-date on the -'* Corn Dogs
latest advances. Learned a lot and Bz. G 5 lb. Roll
so did JEA; but JEA still is not $ B
willing to use the -least polluting
technology in Taylor County.
The experts who met with JEA T e .
tried their best to get them to use
IGCC which h is 70-90% cleaner' 1 .
than JEA's proposed pulverized
coal process,, Further, they urged ,,.
JEA to focus more on reducing the
demand side `of energy
consumption before committing to
more coal plants, to no avail so far.,
What is 'most telling is that JEA.:
admitted they, plan 'to use the z .
cleaner burning IGCC process o in -o o ee .......;.........
their next project---but, not in A nightfull oflnsh stones, music
Perry. JEA has made it perfectly and dance. Experience Ireland as ;
V clear they want to put in the "most itwas before the motorcar, the S Sub 6 .
cost effective" technology in television, and thetelephoneas
:Perry---in 'other words, the native IrishstorytellerTomanseen ,..... .
cheapest. 3 Foleytakes us, lto Ireland's rich Mr.Do u h l C
This plant would be located 130 cull hrte..e U ..
or more miles away frm
Jacksonville and most other T.
partners. Taylor County will be a Thursday oz.
place where they can-put the dirty, Oct 26, 9 20067.i' : t ,
part of their energy mix, while .. 2006
cleaning u the smog ow 7:00 pim. i a (Cheese, 12 o...$279
urban environments. Two 6f lEA's .' Van H. Priest Auditorium
Plants in Jacksonville emit more Mai.. so. : lo: a: ..
n.ercury than any power plants in Madison, Floda. '
the state according to the EPA. If1 '0 re s J O. Ur ea I1o .
the plants were safe and clean, why Ticket on Sal NOW o
would JEA spend one million $11 adullt/$6 Clhiod -
dollars a mile, the cost of high "' paCk............
voltage transmission lines, to put,,, WWW.NFCC.EDU --'.-.*. u a.. .....

proposed technology is ,the latest .,
and best available when, ih truth,, .
,' ', 7. l I. -, ,t 'X :; i .

This increase in tax revenue
helps your children in school, it
helps the city provide services you
want, it helps keep your taxes from
rising faster, it helps the local
economy's ship ride a little higher!
The ten-year authorization for
county and city governments to
grant tax exemptions expires this

In November, the citizens of tie
city and county will be asked to
reauthorize the granting of
appropriate tax exemptions by he
local governing bodies.
I hope the voters, as they cast
their ballots, remember this critical
tool as being significant to o0r
success with convincing Lance to
expand here rather in Texas.

Perry Shopping Cente
2020 S. Jefferson St.

Mon.Th. 8am 8 pm, Fri. &
8am 9pm, Sun. 8am 6pr
SCash *Credit/Debit Card
SChecks Food Stamps
Prices good I 0/1 8/06-10/24/
We reserve the right to limit quantities.
Items similar as shown.


U.S.D.A. Inspected.
Chicken Leg
10 lb. avg..

U.S.D.A. Inspected
Fresh Pork Cubed,
Steak Family Pack ,

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Boneless Beef C
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Moving Sale 7062 Hwy. 19 South. Just
past Crews Marine, follow -signs.
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and
Saturday. Starts at 8 a.m.
Moving Sale Dishwasher, Serta Mattress
& box spring, doubles and singles, dresser
& more... All like new. 838-6425.

Well Water Company, Inc.
No more rust, bacteria or odor with
ClearSpringTM Mandox water conditioning
system. Guaranteed to work or your money
back. Call today for detailed information.
For Sale 1 generator came off a motor
home works great $650, used riding
lawnmower w/finish mower attached $800,
6x12 trailer old good for trash or yard
debris haul off $250. Call Mark at South
House 584-6021.
Maytag Multiple cycle heavy duty washing
machine first $100 takes all. .850-578-
Music Lessons Producer/ Guitarist now
available for guitar, string instruments &
voice students, Recording Studio Now
available. Beginners welcome. Call Josh
Noland 850-584-5975
For Sale Large carry behind car/truck grill
- cooks up to 60 quarters at a time. $4Q0,
Used gas grill 4 in stock $45 each. Call
Mark at South House 584-6021.
For Sale Odd sofa's La-Z-boy, Broyhill,
Ashley, Berline starting at $200 $400.
Loveseats odd $150 each: Call Mark at
South House 584-6021.
9/15tfSH. '
Phlebotomy classes starting soon. If
interested call.223-1305 or 223-2302.
.10/1.8-10/20 :.

S bed/1 bath ni:'us.e -.n--mral ri, i ardlj .'
Call 584-6113 between 8:30 and 5:00.'

Mobile Hotme for reni B-autitul Roberts
Amani Rd ~ry quite mobile hom: park,
newly remodeled siriglewide 2 bed/ 2
bant new appliances 'wiih washrier and.
dryer Relerences required $.550 per month
+ $550 security deposii1 iil Paul 850-567-

Southern Villas of Perry
Looking For Applicants!
HUD Voucheis accepted. 1 and 2 BR HC
and ion HC accessibis apanmerits OChice
hours are 8.00 to 5 00 Mon-Thurs Call
850-584.8111 TDDFITr7 711 315 Puci'en
Rd Perry FL 32347 Equal Hou:-iri.

For Rent Reliree 2 bed.'2 balh r, iu';e
near Keaion Beac:h Very private galted
eniry 5650imo inclLi.jrr. elci:ri: adulli
only, no pets references Call 850-578.
2356 for apporintmern

Available immediately! 2 BR/ 2 bath, SW
mobile home, proof, of income and
references a must. No pets $450 month,
$450 security deposit. Phone 850-584-
Also available 11-1-06, 3 BR/ 2 Bath DW
mobile home. Responsible adults only.
Proof of income and references a must. no
pets. $650 per month. $650 Sec. Deposit.
Phone 850-584-5832.
Furnished rdom utilities included, W/D
$300 plus security Call 584-7015.
Room for rent private bath, private
entrance, living room, small fridge and,
T.V. Call 584-8045

Accepting applications for 1, 2 and 3 br
HC and Non-HC accessible Office hours
8:30 to 4:30 Mon.- Fri. Phone 850-584-
500 S. Warner Ave
Equal Housing Opportunity

Commercial Building For Lease Down
town building Brand new, 10 office's'
including receptionist area and waiting
area. All internet and phone equip,
handicap accessible bathroom. Must see,
Call Select Group Realty at 850-584-4401,
1, 2 and 3 BR HC and Non-HC accessible
apartments. HUD vouchers considered.
Equal Opportunity. Officer hours are 8:00-
5:00 Mon-Thurs, Call 850-584-5668. 709
W. Church St., Perry, FL 32348. TDD 711.
'Mobile' Home sites for lease. City water,,
P.E. Elec. Lipscomb Circle 584-4516'
Newly remodeled office Suites available
for lease, electric, water, gas.and trash
removal included, only $260 monthly. Call
'Select Group Realty @ 850-584-4401.

Now taking applications for 4 bed/2 bath
.house. In town. Just remodeled. Central
H/AC. Very nice, clean, quit area. $675
mo + 1.65 sec. No pets. References
required. Proof of income required., Call
Very Nice 2 bed/. 1 bath singlewide.
Central H/AC 3 mniles. from Keaton Beach,
$525 mo + $525 sec. No Pets 'references
required + proof of income. Call 584-6256.

For Sale n..r,.quailling a.sump'iich $45
' fee $3000 down/payments $371 plus $100
lot rent must be'moved by 8/1/07 2 bed/2
bth, 16x80 Skyline. Stove, ref., washer,
dryer garden tub, walk-in'shower. Really
nice home e istng .loan through
Varnd.rbuii Mortgaqe Co will consider
rentinilQ a 1600 m:nil ist lasi. sec
depoill $1si O0 mo'l e in Prefler 10 i ell Call
l0,6 10(18

Bril.' hrmre For Sale El CIwrier 6'5,15
B-,:'h Rd 3 bed.1 12 P i2 or, almo-i 1
a:res t$1if0 Call 584.4836
11"1,4.11,' 7


Old Sports Trophies (before 1975)
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

Prestige Home Center,
The Only Factory Outlet on the West Coast
Any New Home Purchased from Prestige Homes
Includes FREE Delivery & Set-Up...PERIOD!


Land For Sale By Owner
Ocala National Forest Lots
$500 down $199 month
Owner 352-239-5520 or 352-236-4579
Great House For Sale: Solid Brick House
in Good Location, near School in great
quiet neighborhood, minutes to downtown
and shopping. 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths,
formal living room, central heat & central
air. Completely Remodeled: New Full
Ceramic Tile floor. New paint, new doors,
new kitchen cabinets and new dining room
set, new leather living room set, new
deluxe appliances and more... This home
wont last lobngll! Call for appointments.
850-843-4444 or 850-838-6425, Leave
For Sale By Owner: .65 acre lot, high/dry
and flat on the Suwannee River just above
Mayo Blue Springs. New 4" well and
septic system. Survey including TOPO.
Ready to build. $150,000 OBO Phone 850-
3 bd/ 1 bath house on 1/3 city block. New
roof, general repairs less than 2 years old,
Rented at $350. Price $27,000. 602 W.
Bacon St, 584-4678,
Land for sale, 221 North Between Shiloh
Church Rd. and Cairo Parker Rd. 1 acre
lots with paved roads. Owner financing:.
available. Please call (386) 658-1346 or
,(850) 584-7466.
3 BR/2 Ba Ranch Home on 2.56 acres at
588 E, Robert's Aman Rd, New laminate
wood and tile flooring throughout, updated
kitchen and appliances. $199,000 Easy to
show! Call 223-1402 or 672-0990.
Commercial Building for sale 13,500 sq.
Old Badcock Furniture Building. Call 850-
584-5891. Pete Fctner
FOR SALE 3 bd/1 bath house on 1/3 city
block. New roof, general repairs less than
2 years old, Rented at' $350. Price
$27,000, 602 W. Bacon St. 584-4678.

Drivers Owners Operators
Dedicated Runs
from Perry, FLto Savannah, GA
$1.03 + Surcharge, High Mileage
Excellent Home Time, Medical Coverage
Call Chris: 866-730-8725
10/18 .

MEl is currently accepting applications for
a Powder Blender,. Must be detail oriented,
able to follow instructions carefully and
have basic math and metric system skills,
Competitive benefits,. All applicants are
Sutb'lci to pre.-mpioyrrerii drug screening
and a bac'Qro'jnrd check biy BATF, Bring
picture ID and SS card or Binh Certificate
* and 3ppiv at Empiloyment Connections
1702 Suth J ietter-on Street, Perry,.
Forda 584-7604
' O/l8-O,20ME ..

Why Pay Rent?

Luxurious, Custom Built

Contemporary Houses'
20 Models
$55,000 $200,000

Eagle's Nest Homes can give you all the advantages
of home ownership. Live in a custom'designed and
built Eagle's Nest Home.


P.6. Box 1822 584-4678 Perry, FL 32348


All Shifts

Sue Love, Director of Nursing

Business Office Manager
Full-Time Position
5 years experience in

Small ads..big deals!

Help Wanted
Herbicide applicators, must be 18, Must -
like being in woods, must be willing to
work out of town. Will train. Apply in
person at Randel's Landclearing and
Development 1949 S. Jefferson St. Perry,
FL 584-3807
Avon Reps Needed Can start you at 50%
earnings. Free gift with $10 start up. Call
BJ at 850-584-6289 or 850-843-2605.
New Specialty Coffee Bar/ Cafe' Help
Wanted for kitchen and counter help must
be clean, friendly and eager to work,
Applications on site beginning Monday,
Oct. 15 Thursday, Oct. 1.8 at 201 N.
Jefferson St. 'Espresso Yourself Cafe',

2000 Ford F150 Lariat, ex. cab, great
shape, leather, A/C, all power, V8,
automatic, bed liner, reese hitch, 84,000
miles, $9500. Call 584-0950. after 7 p.m.

Responsible couple, looking for a 3 bed/ 2'.
bath house or mobile home located
outside of city limits. Will be willing to put
a reasonable down payment. If any.
information Please call 223-1213 or 672-
0693 ask for Bonnie.

A Behavioral Health Care Center is
currently seeking:
A minimum of a Master's Degree with a
major in counseling, social work,
psychology, nursing, rehabilitation,
special education, health education, or a
related human services field and two years
'of professional experience in providing
services to persons with behavioral
illness, Prior experience working with
children who have emotional issues
required. Some local travel required,
A Bachelors 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, (a related
human services field is one in which major
course work includes the siudy of human
behavior and development) and have a
minimum of one year of full time or
equivalent experience working with adults
experiencing serious mental illness or a
bachelor's degree from an accredited
university or college and three years full
time or equivalent experience working with
adults experiencing serious mental
High School Diploma or it's equivalent and
two years of secretarial/office clerical
experience. Typing score of at least
35CWPM, Twenty hours per week,
For more information and a complete
ihii rQ ci aila Ltloe positions:
Human Resources
2634-J Capital Circle NE,
Tallahassee, FL
Pre-hire Drug screen & FDLE background
check. An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative
Action Employer, Drug-Free Workplace

Experienced HVAC/R service technicians,-,
with a minimum of 5 yrs experience,
starting wages $14-16/hr. Call 850-584-

Road Maintenance Tech $8,04/ hr, +
Planner $34,777 $39,145 + benefits
Roll-Off Site Attendant -$6.49 hr,/
E/M Secretary- (temporary/part-timed,
44. t hr
Entire ojut descrpori,; and requirements
can be 'viewed at
www.tayloroountygov.com or Taylor
SEmnployrret Connectons 1702' S.
Jeflerorn Si Positions are open.until
killed Taylor County is an EOE/VP/Drug
Testing/ Background Check Employer.
S10/il lfinBC .

Help Wanted Badcock Home Furniture &
More. Warehouse, Delivery person. Good
license must be 21. Apply in person.

LPN/RN Anticipating opening for 6a.m. -2,
p.m. shift and 2 p.m. 10 p.m. shift. In'
addition have opening for RN -to do PRN
work orn tryingg shifts. Seeking persons
with rirQon ianards of nursing practices'
who wish to work with persons who share
hiqh values in resident care. Smaller.
lacit.hy with friendly work atmosphere.
Contact Holly Reed,, Director of Nursing.
Lafayette Health Care Center, 512 W.
Main Si Mayo, FL 386-294-3300.
O 1/ 1 t. t0'20LHC,

lu/3-lu/108 UTa ,
850-838-JUNK (5865)
State Certified Scales
Chocolate Lab Puppies. GOING FASTI
Only boy and 1 girl left.. Shots & wormed,
$100 each Ready for a loving family'
October 25th. Daddy is AKC registered:
Mom & Dad both on-site. Call 838-2490Qor
~OEM U~ J..' TeeSrvcean-aw0Cre.

10/18-10/20 .:
3 yr old horse-greenbroke-gentle. Call 850-
584-9048 after 6 p.m,


'2002' Big Bear 400 4-wheeler, mud tires'
$2500. Call 352-210-1955.,
'2001' 4-wheeler, Kawasaki Prairie 300',
automatic, $2500 Call 352-210-1955. .
Boat for sale -.'2002' 17 1/2' Scout 90; 4
stroke Johnson, mint condition. $14,000
Call 325-210-1955
Aiso known as tug boat rope 2.5 OD t1 00
a foot, lengths up to 300' long call Lee 584.
1994 Stumpnocker, 60 HP Mercury, good,
condition $4,500. Call 850-584-9084 after
6 p.m ,
?'2'7.f1l,'t7- ,._,. taoi oS ...elqmo.'
For Sale Remington 7400 Semi-auto; 30-
06 rifle, like new, walnut, iron sighns,
scope mounts, scope $550 New $651
without scope and mounts 352-498.2054
10/13-10/27 .

'1983' Datsun 280ZX Turbo runs good
$1600, John boat with 20 hp Mercurytrailer
$1600 Call 584-2299. --
10/13-10/25 .. -
Silver 1996 Ford' F150 XL, 306 cyl.,
automatic,.air, AM/FM, 210,000.miles, new
tires, new front..end, good dependable
'ransportanon i4000 O.B.O Cali 584-
6394 if no answer leave message Can be
seen at 2995 Slaughter Rd. .

1996 S-10, 4WD while Call 850-534.9034
arfer pm .p ,r
927.11/17 .

1988 Mustang GT High Output 302, New
tires, posira:c dual exhaust Cold A/C
bucket seals center console Priced right
for quick sale $3800 OBO/part trade Bud
Chute 850-843-0127.

1977 Che.Vrolet Siiverado 4 door oarip er,,
special crew cab, dual wheel small blocv
VS chrome simulators Price Reduced io
$t200 OBO/pan trade Bud Chute 859084-,
0127 ...
l0/6-10118 '' '" '.

J.D.'s Tree. Service and Lawn Care...
Licensed and insured. Free estimates, We.
also grind stumps. Call today 838-1280.:
Firewood for sale.
SA-2 Z Farm and La.,r Se:rvices .
Harrowing, bush hog mowing, dirt leveling,-:
rake work and complete lawn services.:
Tree trimming/-removal, dump truck-:,
services. Call 584-6737.

The Handyman experts LLC, 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.

Free Estimates!!!
Call Billy Blue at
838-1307 or 672-0955

Bush Hog Mowing, Dozer Work, Rake
Work, Land Clearing, Free Estimates. Calf
(850) 843-2187. .
9/29-12/29 .
Brenda & Teena's Home Cleaning & Lawn-,
Maintenance Service. Will also. consider:
taking'down old homes, buildings, and,
-mobile homes. Phone 850-223-2477 for
quote on your home or lawn.
Tree trimming & Tree Removal
.James Harrell & Wayne Morgan
26 years combined experience,.'
Licensed & Insured
Line Clearance Certified.
FPhone 850962.69 C.ell (8501210-4761

'Palmi. Trees Done Professionallv! 20 year
experience, ,slump grinding trpe trirrmirng
Licensed &' nsured Call Joti-, 850-672-
'0290 ..

insiallailori and repairs done al a good:
price No overhead 0Drecl savings to you
30 years experience 850-838-9050
Please leave message.
MOM &, POp'',
9/1tf .

Will baby-sit my house or yours. Call 584-
6214 '
10/18-10/20 .

Motorcycle Technician

Salary plus commission, benefits, paid holidays'& more!
MustHave Own Tools
.By appointment only

Call Brian,at 1-800-558-9016


Doctors', Memorial Hospital is now tiring for the positions listed below. Our 48-bec
acute care facility offers a-competitive. salary and benefits package, retirement plar
and flexible scheduling, Please f~., ja sume to the Human Resources Department at
(850) 584-0661, E-Mail to dianam@doctorsmemorial.com, or call (850) 584-0866...
Cl nic ; Mri.urn". S

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B-7 The Taco Times October 18, 200ff

At the Booking Desk

I, Alma Kay Vann. will not be responsible
for any debts other than my own effective
September 27.2006.

Notice is hereby given -ho- the Board of
County Commissioners of Taylor Coun.y,
Florida will hear the appeal filed by
Rober Johnson on the Lightning Landing
Subdivision preliminary piot on
November 6. 2006, o- 6.35 p m. a 'he
Taylor County Admrinisra'ive Complex,
201 East Green StreeT, Perry, Florida
32347. This notice shall be advertised
and the Notice shall also be sent to ail
parties involved. At the hearing, any
party may appear in person or by
agent or attorney. The parties
appealing may be required to assume
such reasonable costs as the Board of
County Commissioners may determine
through action in setting fees ro be
charged for appeals.
The appeal may be inspected by the
public at the Planning Department a,t the
Taylor County Administrative Complex,
201 East Green Street, Perry, Florida
All members of the public are welcome
to attend. Notice is further hereby
given, that pursuant to Florida Statute
286.0105, that any person or persons
deciding to appeal 'any matter
considered at this public hearing will
need a record of the hearing and may
need to ensure that a verbatim record
of the proceedings is made, which
record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to.
be based.
COMMISSIONERS, Taylor County, Florida.
10/18, 10/25

(F.S. 101.5612)
Notice is hereby given that the Pre-
Election Logic and Accuracy Test of the
Taylor County voting .iuiprrm-0er, .-,,.ii be
held on Friday, October 20, 2006 at, 9:00
a.m., in the Electiohs Office, 2id Floor,
County Courthouse. In ,a-:'c-.3ar..':e .
with the Sunshine Laws ci i:i,3l.,O r-r;
iir ll ce n to r-e C-Jbh,:
r, : .l, ,, H r.3,, Llliota
.,jp -'. .,:.'-",, *V ltie i.3r,: "' .' ,'

10/18,JI 1, .,rI' ,

Notice of Public I
Hearing Date: Nc
Subject of. Hear
C,.oer,r:'. g.Jar -;:
. r ihe L ':ri.:r r .
County will hold
above date f
."subject item..This
the school board
invited, to atte
opinions/ conce
will be held c
complex, school
318. .north Clark
policy may be
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:c,'r M Hooar:
- :.upcenrenaer-i ,'
10'i 1 60.18 1':l.

Fialr,n, ng B.:roia Ii
of the Plann;ir
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November 2 2
scheduled Planni
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in the Circuit Cour" for Toylo" County.
Proba:e Division
In RE. Esta-e of Royce Les-er Cr''ch,
Case No. 2006-685-CP
Nonce To Creditors
The adminirisrao-ion of the es-rTe of
Royce Lester Crouch, deceased,
whose date of death was July 24, 2006.
is pending in he Circu;, Cour for Taylor
County. Florida. Proba'e- 'Division. The
address of which is Toy!or County
Courthouse, POSt Office kox 620. Perry,
Florida 32348. The 'names and
addresses of The personal
representative and personal
representative's attorney are se- forTh
Ali creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate on whom a
copy of this notice is required to be
served must file their claims with this
court within the later of 3 months after
the time of the firsr publication of this
notice or 30 days after the date of the
service of a copy of this notice on
them. '
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons '.having claims or
demands against decedent's estate
must file their claims with this court within
3 months after the date of The first
publication of this notice.
All claims not filed within the time periods
set forth in section 733.702 of the Florida
Probate Code will be forever barred.
i :.r ar.rir. ,r,.. the time periods set
forth above, any claim filed two (2)
years or more after the decedent's
date of death is barred.
the date of first publication of this notice
is Oct., J 1, 2006.
n,'-r,/ or:.r Personal Representative:
John N. Weed
Attorney for Personal Representative
Florida Bar No.. 324840
John Weed PA
605 South Jefferson Street
Perry, Florida '32347
Telephone: (850) 223-1665
Personal Representative:
Bill Cobb' .
2089 28th Street NW
Winter Haven,Florida 33881
,10/1,1, 10/18

lrivi i (.h'11- 1 0 h:BID,
The ,Taylor County Board- of County
.... C.smmni,, i..'.,-.er; is soliciting 'sealed
D pr,.O al;: r,)p cr n,.:hr of the
Hearing Park ]ite mi ..r' rme,-,i:
member 7, 2006'- Qualified firms or individuals desiring to
ring.: 1. Notification of provide the required products or
inr. .:. oan emergency. ., .:.e. must uti.m,r ,'5i packages
rc..,i Board of Taylor in a' sealed e's-i,, .r.-.e or similar
a public.hearing on the' package marked iSealed Proposal for
or approval of -said Hodges Park Improvementst to the
shearing-will be held at Clerk-oftCourt, 1st Floor Courthouse, 108
d meeting. The public is North Jefferson Street, Suite 102, Perry,
and to express"their Florida 32347 or P.O. Box 620, Perry,
rns. .The O.ubCl. neai.ng Florida 32348, to arrive no later than 4:00
it the.. gdiinistrative P.M., local time on Tuesda,, November*
board meeting room, 28, 2006. Ani P. jp.:ao ,.lii, have the
Street. A copy of this epcr,,enrv i name and mailing address
obtained from the clearly shown on the. outside of the
-..:e : envelope or package when submitted.
Pop's.ai; will be opened and
r .:or.o.i respondents announced at 6:20 P.M.
25 I ,, local timne, or as soon' ineieorreO as
practical, ontTuesday,. November 28,
2006, in the Taylor County Administrative
J roniw i rl rl.di Complex, 201 East Green StreetllRejt
,.'FlI.:,ri ,dj 32347
3e-,cia ree.ng IFp rI ',foirnot,..ri F.1irT be obtained from
1 00.: :Fc.-l''tI meeting ne Clerk of Coun itt. Floor Courthouse,
ig Booid has. been 108 Nofth Jefferson Street,. Suite 102,
he vote on the power Perry, Florida, 32347, (850) 838.-3506, for a
inri .,1il rate Orace on $50 0 non refundable fee
UOo or 'he regularlI Ine Cournt,, freei.ea rr.,e rigr.i in its sole
ing Board -neeiing on a oa oioluie ad.crei,-n ro reect-.any or
oiall Picposois 1.t cancel or witndra.w this
S.i.Clraoion at ar., i.me ana .volve any
Srieguioril-iC in ine RFP process. The
oAI unty re:er-..e me right to.award any.
CAPITr AL l contract to the respondent which It
deems to offer 'the bestroverall service;
AN ING tneore, the County.is hot bound to
SlIN award any contracts) based on the.
lowest quoted price. The County, in its
ERY _-! sole and absolute discretion, also
reserves the right to -vaive any minor
ET *defects in the process and lo,: accept
mne proposal deemed to beirin' the
ING Countis, ,e-t.r n'tere'r; I ne County, in' its
hours .s,'0e and acOs lute ,3i-cretion,' also
hours es. tne rgnr i:. a.-sign a local
buvnre. prerereence .i anr amouni of
EAN I.e ."5)pearc-r., ,:I mne prOposal price
i32) pur'uan to Ta,'ior C.'unty ordinance No.
2003 12 l.: a r ,, o c c c ep ,-'.
Aai.'It.- ierf,: rimo r.:n may be obtained
ToWing 11:
't. T"-111 H ''E-En -.ctr, ,ng ep.3n,,1nn r ',
w 201 oEar G-e er.,SreEi "
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3 1 Co ..l.SiOi?; i.i':.~I, C unf,,. Florida
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Editor's note: It is the policy of this
newspaper to run the names of all
those arrested and booked at the
Taylor County Jail. All those listed
below have been charged with a
crime, but are considered innocent
until proven guilty.
Sept. 20:
Christopher Justin Kinsey, 20,
2161 Kinsey Road, VOP for DUI,
Dep. Hershberger, TCSO.
John Crumity, 29, TCI DOC,
introduction of contraband into a
prison, Sgt. Murphy, TCSO.
Sept. 21:
Michael Angelo Goings, 38,
5132 Pickett Drive, Jacksonville,
FTA for pre-trial, Dep. Hawkins,
Joey D. Sadler, 40, 3300 N.
James Smith Road, disorderly
conduct, resisting arrest without
violence, Dep. Folsom, TCSO.
Sept. 22:
Jamie Leann Archer, 21, 1627
South Byron Butler Parkway,

grand theft, Ptl. Cooper. PPD.
Elsie Danielle Singletary. 19,
3300 James Smith Road, retail
theft, Sgt. Cruse, PPD.
Chad James Britt, 28, 106
Matador Drive, VOP for sale of
cocaine. Dep. Hawkins, TCSO.
Misty Chasteen, 39, P. 0. Box
556, Steinhatchee, felony DWLS,
warrant for FTA, Dep. Cruse,
David Biggs. 44, 4514 Round
Up Drive, Polk City, DWLS/R,
attaching tag not assigned, Dep.
Cruse, TCSO.
John McCraine, 33, 1307
Enoch Lane, VOP for sale of
marijuana and possession of
cocaine, Off. Johnson, DOC.
Jessica Miles, 22, 2628 Weldon
Poppell Road, battery (domestic),
Dep. Giacomucci, TCSO.
John McCraine, 33, 1307
Enoch Lane, Battery (domestic),
Dep. Giacomucci, TCSO.
Allen Chris Winnie, 45, 1974

Kinsey Road, sentenced to
weekends, introduction of
contraband into a county jail, Dep.
Hawkins, TCSO.
Sept. 23:
Cameron Octavius Jackson, 27,
213 Folsom Street, habitual
DWLS/R, VOP, Ptl. Gorby,
Sept. 21:
Jamie Sherce Nettles, 30, 608
Sam Poppell Road, DWLS/R,
Ptl. Gorby. PPD.
Cullen James Babcock, 22, 134
49th Avenue. St. Petersburg, no
motorcycle endorsement, Dep.
McKenzie, TCSO.
Michael Moccia, 20, 7136
Sandy Wood Court, Newport
Richey, unauthorized of a drivers
license with date of birth altered,
Trp. Leohner, FHP.
Alisa Marie Griffin, 36, 2631
Fair Road, domestic battery, Ptl.
'Deeson, PPD.
Sept. 25:

Glenn Harrison Knowles, 59,
9311 Wilbur Knowles Road, lewd -
or lascivious exhibition, assault, .:-
Dep. McKenzie, TCSO.
James Heyward Amick, 42, 711
East Bacon Street, DWLS--_-
habitual (felony), Ptl. Norris,
Lakesha Danyell Walker, 24,
275 James Lane, DUI, DWLSE
possession of a controlledEt
substance with a prescription, Ptl
Shaw, PPD.

Phoebe L. Daughtry-Brown, 36,=.
918 East Helen Avenue, Punta=,
Gorda, expired drivers license (less -~
than four months), Ptl. Norris, -
PPD. -

Travis Anthony, 29, 1200
North Springfield, domestic
violence, battery on a law
enforcement officer, Ptl. Deeson,

Don't miss a single

Florida Forest Festival event!

Saturday, Oct. 21

Tuesday, Oct. 24

Thursday, Oct. 26

Friday, Oct. 27

Kids' Parade and Picnic in the Park

Fireworks (at Perry-Foley Airport)
s Carnival begins (at Perry-Foley Airport)

10:00 a.m.

12:00 noon

Festival Fine Arts Show Reception (Forest Capital Hall State Museum)

Field Trips at Forest Capital Park
Mr. and Mrs. Tourist Reception (Chamber)
Bed Race (Downtown)
Gaslight Antique Car Parade (Downtown)
"Scary Stories" at Cracker Homestead

9:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.

FSIAL AY a*V Sy Ot.2

For more
information, call

Cub Scout Breakfast, First Baptist Church, 7:00 a.m.
.| Arts & Crafts Show, 9:00 a.m.
King Tree Parade (Downtown) 10:00 a.m.
National Anthem & Color Guard

For more
information, call

Entertainment--Albany Marine Band, Chris Curies and The Dry Country Band,
The Return, Karaoke Competition
Storytelling in the Pines Loader Competifion ~ Carnival ~ Festival/Elks Club Dance 9:00 p.m.

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" Taco Times October 18, 2006

Big Bend Hospice celebrates

23 years of service on Oct. 20

Twenty-three years ago, a group
of local volunteers saw a dream"
take form when Big Bend Hospice
was licensed as the independent
nonprofit provider of hospice care -
for Taylor County and the' other .
seven counties of the Big Be'd
area. From a small group of -
dedicated volunteers who knew'
there was a better way to care for.
those at the end. of their lives, the.

' 'omnniiil,' has seen hospice grow
to meet the needs of hundreds.
On Friday, Oct. 20, from 2-5
p.m., the public is invited to the
Big Bend. Hospice office, located
at. 107 East Green St., to
:.commemorate 23 years "of
compassionate care and excellent
New President and CEO Carla
Braveman will be on hand and

Oct. 28 in Steinhatchee

Yard sale benefits veterans
The ladies auxiliary Unit 291 of Steinhatchee will have a fund-raising
yard sale at American Legion Post 291 Saturday, Oct. 28, starting at 8 p.m.
All proceeds will go toward fulfilling "wish lists" for veterans in
residence at Gainesville Veterans Nursing Home.
Anyone wishing to set up a table can reserve a spot by calling (352) 498-
8177. The cost is $5. : :
Grill concessions (hamburgers and hot dogs) will be also be sold.

Ready for a parade?

Florida Forest Festival officials remind local businesses and
organizations-which plan on taking part in this year's King Tree Parade on
Saturday, Oct. 28, to contact the festival office located in the Chamber of
Commerce. For more information, call 584-TREE (8733).

License #CG3031636 CCC 058209

A beauty is born.,.
Aundrea Reaves
October 13, 2006
7:12 a.m.
5 pounds, 8 ounces
18 inches long

,." .. ,.. Proud parents are
Sade Johnson &
Christopher Reaves
of Perry
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refreshments will be served.
There will be a gift table for
donations of patient-care comfort
gifts. Many patients cannot afford
basic comfort items like nutritional
supplements such as Ensure,
Depends, unscented lotions, lap
quilts, bed jackets or even a stuffed
animal. There will be a money tree
for cash or check donations to help
with some of these needs.
Big Bend Hospice accepts

patients regardless of their ability
to pay.
Today, Big Bend Hospice has
300 staff members specifically
trained to care for those with life-
limiting illnesses, plus more than
300 trained volunteers.
Big Bend Hospice's local care
teams include a RN, family
counselor, a home health aide,
board certified music therapist, a
chaplain and trained volunteers. ,

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Mon. Sat. 7:30 AM til dark

Missing from home of
Tater & Tiffanee Padgett.on
E. Hwy. 27 near fire tower
Last seen Oct. 11
Small Male Jack Russell
Named "Reno"
1 year old, approx. 8 Ibs. 6
Coat mostly white with left side
of face and ear brown, large '
black spot behind right shoulder '
and at the tail end of his back,
tail & right ear.
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