47th Year, No. 23
The Taylor County Public Library will
kick off its annual Summer Reading
Program Friday, June 6, from 2-4, at
Special guests will be the group
"Klown Kapers," which includes a
clown, sketch artist and balloon artist.
Admission is free.
Also don't miss a special storytime
program this Thursday featuring Carol
Oxford of Preddy, Texas. She will read
the Texas Blue Bonnett award winning
book "Down Girl & Sit on the Road" by
Lucy A. Nolan. The program will begin
at 10:30 a.m.
visitors welcome at 2
The reunion of all Taylor County
High School classes from 1930
through 1949, being called the
"Greatest Generation Reunion," will
be held at the Elks Club on Saturday,
June 7, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Reunion organizers have
announced that anyone' wishing to
visit old friends from any of those class
years may come at 2 p.m., at which
time light refreshments will be served.
Admission is free and no reservations
are required for this time of fellowship.
VU'Pr mInien W i b
Chamber of Commerce members
are invited to the bi-annual "Chamber
Breakfast Mixer" planned Friday, June
13, at 8 a.m., at Joyce's MainStreet
A complimentary breakfast, buffet
will be served.
"Come network with your fellow
chamber members or meet new ones.
Our special guest speakers and
sponsors of this event are members of
the North Florida Workforce
Development Board," Chamber
Director Dawn Taylor said.
Reservations are encouraged.
Please call 584-5366.
rieesd a bsl friend?
Share your summer with a new best
friend. The Taylor County Animal
Shelter has three Shihtzu mix dogs,
one' Pekinese mix dog, bulldog mix
puppies and Jack Russell mix puppies
all. available for adoption. Also looking
for homes are a white and red bird
dog, a Lab mix, puppy and lots of cats
and kittens. Visit the shelter today or
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Big Bend Hospice of Perry's
advisory council members invite the
community to attend the annual Taylor
Made Sing and Auction on Friday,
June 13, in the First United Methodist
Church fellowship hall.
The event includes a chicken
dinner, music and a live auction.
Take out dinners will be available
starting at 5:15 p.m. The serving line
will open 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Tickets for the evening are $5 for
Sports .... . .
Classified . . .
Grand jury declines to indict
Upshaw cleared in shooting death
Michael D. Upshaw Jr., 21, will
not be tried in connection with the
April shooting death of Deonta
On Monday, a grand jury filed a
"no true bill" in the case, declining
to indict Upshaw on first degree
King was found 'in the rear
parking lot of 98 Bar around 11:19
p.m., Monday, April 28. He died
aboard AirMedic One while being
flown to Tallahassee Memorial
Hospital for treatment of multiple
Upshaw was taken into custody
shortly after the shooting and was
charged with first degree homicide
and carrying a concealed weapon.
The motion filed by the grand
jury noted: "After having
examined all of the known
evidence and having taken
testimony under oath of the known
witnesses in said case, it appears
the evidence does not warrant
Members of Happytime Preschool's four-year-old VPK class celebrated the beginning of
summer with a trip to Keaton Beach Friday. "We enjoyed the beach for the morning, ate at the
Hot Dog Stand and then took a walk along the boardwalk where we enjoyed watching several
people fishing and boating," teacher Tammy Sands said. Shown are (front, I to r) Jeremy
Wallace, Madison Buzbee, Hannah Dorman, Bradley Sullivan, Makayla Roberts, Jade Parker,
Noah Brannen, Jenna Davis and Emilie Valentine Buckley; (back, I to r) Amy Padgett and
Sands. Not present was student I'yon Frison.
According to officials, there
had been a history of "heated
problems" between Upshaw and
On the night of the shooting,
King reportedly approached
Upshaw and a friend as they sat in
the drive-through of 98 Bar.
"Words were exchanged and
shots were fired," investigators
"When questioned, both Upshaw
and his friend said they were in
fear for their lives."
is moving forward
The Florida Department of
Community Affairs (DCA) will
allow permitting to move forward
on Dr. J. Crayton Pruitt's latest
coastal development. hers--The
Reserve at Sweetwater Estuary.
In a recent letter to the
Suwannee River Water
Management District (SRWMD),
DCA Secretary Tom Pelham gave
"conditional concurrence" for the
district to proceed with its issuance
of an environmental resource
permit for the project. SRWMD is
expected to take action on the
permit at its meeting Tuesday.
In an earlier (Feb. 1) letter
Pelham threatened to sue the
district if it issued the permit
saying that DCA had determined
that the permit application .was
inconsistent with the department's
statutory authorities which are
included in the Florida Coastal
Members of The Reserve's
development team then met with
Pelham and his staff in Tallahassee
and a site visit to the proposed
development east of Dekle Beach
led to the DCA's "conditional
concurrence," according to
Beverly Birkitt, environmental
expert for the project.
"We showed them our plans on
how we are going to protect the
natural resources. We also showed
them our mitigation plans," Birkitt
According to DCA's most recent
letter, Taylor County must propose
and adopt an amendment to the
comprehensive plan that covers- the
project's entire 1,200 acres and that
satisfies DCA and its previously
Last summer, Pruitt killed plans
to construct the $700 million
Magnolia Bay Marina and Resort
on the same property after several
governmental agencies objected to
the marina and associated channel
into the gulf.
So Pruitt instructed his staff to
design a project without the marina
basin and channel, and add a golf
According to Birkitt, the current
project will feature 624
condominium units, a 874-unit
hotel, some single-family housing
and 280,000- square feet of i
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Math scores exceed state average
FCAT scores are starting to
trickle back from the Florida
Department of Education (DOE),
and the news is mostly good for
Taylor County schools and
The best news came in the third
grade reading and math FCAT
scores, with area schools besting
state averages in most categories.
At Taylor County Elementary,
the percentage of third grade
students scoring at or above Level
3 (considered proficiency level) in
FCAT exceeded the state average
in both reading and math.
While the percentage of students
reaching proficiency level in
reading, dropped two percent over
the previous year from 78 to 76
percent, it was still higher tlian the
state average of 72 percent.
. In math, TCES third graders
exceeded the state average by an
even larger margin, 11 points, with
87 percent of students scoring 3.0
or better (two points better than
last year) compared to the state
average of 76 percent.
"This improvement is just
outstanding," Director of
Instruction Wanda Kemp said.
"This is indicative of the
commitment to excellence by our
administration and teachers, and
shows the determination of our
students to be the best."
Among individual results, six
third graders made a 5.0 (the'
highest possible score) in reading
and 30 reached the mark in math.
Four students' scored a 5.0 in both
reading and math, and five had a
perfect score of 500 in math,
according to Kemp.
"These are overall the best
individual scores we've ever had at
Taylor County Elementary
School," TCES Principal Jan,
Walker said. "I'm very, very proud
of our students and our teachers.
These scores prove that Taylor
County Elementary has the best
students in the state of Florida."
Steinhatchee third graders were
also above the state average in
math scores with 82 percent
scoring at or above Level 3, a
Candidate field set
for primary election?
It would seem that the candidate field for the 2008 county elections is
set, with some 33 individuals filing notice with the Supervisor of Elections
office and meeting the deadline for qualifying petitions.
The final step is for all candidates to complete the required paperwork
during qualifying week, June 16-20.
During that time, anyone wishing to qualify for the upcoming ballots
920 may do so by paying the required qualifying fee.
Qualifying runs from noon, Monday, June 16, through noon, Friday,
710 June 20.
As it currently stands, Clerk of Court Annie Mae Murphy and School
950 Board District 3 representative Darrell Whiddon are the only two officials
whose seats are unopposed.
70 Single candidates are also found in the Taylor County Soil & Water
Conservation District Board for seats 1, 3 and 5. The candidates are
Donald "Don" Love, Kenneth Lee and Catherine Bethea, respectively.
Four races will be decided during the Aug. 26 primary election:
School Board District 5: incumbent Kenneth Dennis (NP) vs. Shelby
.A-3 Gurr Gibson (NP).
Tax Collector: incumbent Jack Tedder (D) vs. Kyle Rowell (D).
...... .A-4 Supervisor of Elections: Dana Southerland (D) vs. Abbey Lundy
.......A-5 Tharpe (D).
....... B-1 County'Commission, Dist. 5: incumbent Patricia Patterson (D) vs.
-B2 Ocie Reaves (D).
seven perfect increase over last
year.- The percentage of students
scoring at or above Level 3 in
reading, however, fell 15 points
from 81 to 64 percent.
"If third grade scores at TCES
and Steinhatchee are indicative of
the fourth and fifth grade scores,
then I think we'll hold on to our
honor roll status at both schools,"
"Again, I can't say enough about
our teachers, students, and
administrators and their
determination to excel and stay on
the honor roll list of elementary!
"-* Please see page 2
The county is facing a
significant shortfall in available
funds as it attempts to finish the
Taylor County Sports Complex.
The complex, located on U.S. 19
just north of Perry, opened its gates
in 2006 and is the home of the
Perry Soccer Association as well
as city flag and tackle football
Construction on Phase 1
included three regulation soccer
fields along with three youth-
C ~S 14'.
league fields, parking and
The main focus of Phase 2 will
be the addition of baseball
fields, as well as additional
picnic pavilions, playgrounds,
facility buildings, stormwater
management facilities, paved
parking and roadways, irrigation
and site lighting.
In February, work began on
tennis and basketball courts and
restrooms, funded through a
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CLERK OF COURT ,r,:,,T,bnt Annie Mae Murphy (D)
PROPERTY APPRAISER Jason Heorisfield (D)
Bruce RotliFf (D)
Shelron Jerr, Register (R)
SHERIFF D E D: .rne Bloa I(D
Anihn, Ton, lhombers (P)
Paul C P.-ppell IDI
Del Edward Tucker Sr (RIF
.',mrbenr L. E Bummy Williars (D)
SUPERIlATEI-IDENT OF SCHOOLS Jim Ed Brorannan D)
Paul Di D11
Wando F emirrp C
Dr Horoace F t.cLec.d (D)
imm, M n. ,' Jr (I')
SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS Dona S..ulherlond (D)
Abbey Lundy Thorpe ID)
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incumbent Jack Tedder (0)
Johnny Clayton "Clay" Crews (I)
incumbent Malcolm V Page (D)
Fred "PeeWee" Raulerson (D)
Department of Environmental
Protection Florida Recreation
Development Assistance Program
According to County
Administrator Jack Brown, the
county is using inmate work crews
to complete the work.
Commissioners last month
received five bids from contractors
for work on Phase 2, all of which
,* Please see page 2
COUNTY COMMISSION ,r, ,r.uedl
Disirici 3 Jamrres 1I Cruse Sr (D)
Lonnie Ho,.ck ir (D)
SConley L Ridgewa, (R)
Frank Pussell (NP1
..,:umbe"i Poatrco B Poatterson (D)
Oce Rea.'e. (D)
Rchard Steadmar, (NP)
,,,,,T,bE,, Alphonsc. D.ov.dll (NP)
Roderick Willoiams NP)
ir,.rrmtberi Emily ',elring INP)
Di.lihct 3 incumbent Darrell Whiddeon NP)
District 5 ircumbenl Kenneth Dennis (IP)
Shelby G. Gibson ([rPI
TAYLOR COUNTY SOIL & WATER DISTRICT
Donald "Don" Lov'e (NP)
Kenneth Lee (NP)
Catherine Belheo I IP
June 4, 2008S
County dollars fall short for.
completing sports complex
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Writing scores show improvement
Continued from page 1
schools in Florida. The entire
community should be very proud
of these fine grades. Our teachers
have a very challenging job, and
the state continues to ask us to do
more with less. Taylor County
teachers continue to step up and do
whatever is necessary to help our
students succeed. These scores
send that message loud and clear."
Also released were the results of
the FCAT Writing Assessment
(formerly Florida Writes), which is
given at fourth, eighth and 10th
According to numbers released
from DOE, students who score 3.5
and above on the writing
Continued from page 1
SRWMD, in its staff reports,
indicated approval of the newest
"As a result of the applicant's
(Pruitt's) efforts during the
ongoing project review, direct
and secondary wetland impact
assessment have scored at or above
a minimally acceptable level.
At Taylor County Elementary
School, 71 percent of fourth grade
students scored at or above 3.5, a
five percent increase from last
year. The average combined score
was 3.6, the same as last year.
Scores among Steinhatchee
School's fourth graders showed
sound improvement, with 70
percent of students scoring 3.5 or
better compared to 42 percent last
year. In 2006-07, the average
combined score was 3.3, rising to
3.7 this year.
Statewide, 77 percent of fourth
graders score 3.5 or above, with
the average combined writing
score at 3.8, a slight decrease from
the previous year.
avoidance and minimization
efforts are considered
adequate to meet rule criteria.
The project is not contrary
to the public interest," district
staff wrote in the permit
According to SRWMD, wetland
impacts on the project were
reduced from 134 acres to 44
. "Overall these scores represent
continued improvement in our
students' writing performance,"
said Kemp. ."Of course, we're
disappointed with the fall in scores
at the high school, especially since
last year TCHS had the highest
scores in the district,"'she said.
"We have more students scoring
at or above 3.0 than ever before,
and for that I thank all our
teachers, administrators, students
and parents. The 21st century
demands proficient writing skills,
and that's what we work on every
day," said District School
Superintendent Oscar M. Howard
Bids top $4.7 million
Continued from page 1
were significantly more than the
county has budgeted for the
project. Currently, the county
has approximately $2.2 million
available. The bids, however,
ranged from $3.6 million up to
At their May 20 meeting,
commissioners awarded Phase 2
to Worth Construction &
Development, Inc., of Live Oak,
and instructed staff to explore
options to lower the project cost
through valde engineering or
revising the scope of work to
match available funding.
The contractor's base bid is
$3,688,895. This does not
include additional cost items for
on-site buildings, such as three
concession buildings (quoted at
$387,000 each) and two
($148,000)., When asked
Tuesday, County. Engineer
Kenneth Dudley said the quotes
for the concession buildings far
exceeded what the county could
afford and, instead, they would
be constructed "in house" using
inmate work crews.
Steinhatchece School's eighth
graders also had dramatic
improvement, from the combined
score of 3.64 in 2006-07 to 4.69 in
07-08, well above the state average
of 4.2 for eighth graders.
Steinhatchee also had one eighth
grade student score a perfect 6,
according to Kemp.
Taylor County Middle School
stayed the course this year with 76
percent of students scoring at or
above 3.5, a one percent drop from
last year. Even so, students'
combined average score increased
slightly from 3.8 to 3.9.
The statewide average was 88
percent at or above 3.5 Jand a
combined score of 4.2.
TCMS also experienced some
notable individual student
achievements, with 12 students
scoring 5.0, 14 students scoring
5.5, and one sIludenI scoring a 6.0,
according to Kemp.
Taylor County High School
scores fell considerably in 2007-
08. Tested only in the persuasive
category, the percentage of
students scoring at or above 3.5
declined from 80 percent in 2006-
07 to 66 percent this year. The state
average is 78 percent.
The average combined score for
10th graders at TCHS was 3.6.
compared to the state score of 3.9.
Continued from page 1
The remaining races will see
candidates seeking their respective
party nominations during the
Property Appraiser: Jason
Heartsfield (D) vs. Bruce Ratliff
(D): the winner will face
Republican candidate Shelton
Sheriff: Democratic candidates
D.E. Donnie Blair, Paul C. Poppell
and L.E. "Bummy" Williams;
Republican candidates Anthony
"Tony" Chambers vs. Del Edward
Superintendent of Schools
Democratic candidates Jim Ed
Brannan, Paul Dyal, Wanda Kemp
and Dr. Horace F. McLeod; the
winner will face Republican
candidate Jimmy Mincy Jr.
County Commission, Dist. .1:
incumbent-Malcolm Page (D) vs.
Fred "PeeWee" Raulerson (D); the
winner will face Independent
candidate Johnny Clayton "Clay"
County Commission, Dist. 3:
James N. Cruse Sr. (D) vs. Lonnie
A. Houck Jr. (D); the winner will
face Republican candidate Stanley
L. Ridgeway and Non-Partisan
candidate Frank Russell.
Candidates" financial reports and
profiles are available on-line at
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Jason Brian Vinson, Sara Elizabeth Taylor.
Summer brings reunions for
The reunion of all Taylor County
High School classes from 1930 to
1949 will be held Saturday at the
Perry Elks Club from 10 a.m. until
If you have not registered to
participate in this event but wish to
visit with "old friends" who gather,
please come at 2 p.m. for a time of
fellowship and light refreshments.
For the 2 p.m. fellowship,
admission is free and reservations
are not required.
Sirmans School invites
all on June 14
The Sirmans School Reunion
will be held on Saturday, June 14,
from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the
restored Robert' M. Hendry
Memorial Church Social Hall in
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Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Glenn
Taylor of Perry announce the
engagement of their daughter, Sara
Elizabeth, to Jason Brian Vinson,
the son of Elaine Vinson.of Perry.
and Anne Vinson of Tallahassee
and the late Henry Thomas
The bride-elect is the
granddaughter of Marshall and
Sue Hicks, Charles and Sandra
Ward, and Joseph and Glenna
Taylor, all of Perry. She is
currently pursuing a degree at
Florida State University in
business management. She will
graduate in August :11,
The groom-elect is the grandson
of the late Jim and Grace Hooker'
of Perry and the late Bill and
Hazel Reece of Tallahassee. He is
a graduate of Florida State
University where he received a
degree in criminology. He is
currently employed with the
University of Florida Police
Department in Gainesville.
The wedding will be held at
First Baptist Church in Perry on
October 4, 2008, at 5 p.m. Formal
invitations will be issued.
"Even though the group gets
smaller each year, we still 'love to
gather to remember school days
and the people who attended this
small school." Please R.S.V.P. to
Selen Steen Lauterbach at 584-
4515. "Lunch will be served with
memories and stories!"
Cory & Lauren Johnson
Boy due July 10
Heather & Bobby Dice
Girl due August 28
Tina & Danny Read
Boy: Jacob due August 31
Jamie & (ena English
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Family members and friends are
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Clinton and Jayme McCall of
Perry announce the engagement of
their daughter, Chelsie Rebekah,
to John David Wilson, the son of
Bob and Cathy Wilson of Perry.
The bride-to-be is a 2005
graduate 'of Taylor County High
School and a 2007 graduate of
North Florida Community
College. She works as an LPN at
Good Samaritan- Center in
Dowling, Park. Her grandparents
include James R. Jackson of Perry,
the late Opal Dixon Jackson,
Helen Flurry McCall of Van
Cleave, Miss., and the late
Lawrence A. McCall.
The prospective groom is a 2000
graduate of Taylor County High
School, now employed with Big
Top Manufacturing. His
grandparents are the late Floyce H.
and Jewell (Dykes) Murphy,
Dorothy Bond Wilson of Perry and
the late Joseph H. Wilson.
The wedding will be held Aug.
16, 2008, at 6 p.m. in the First
Presbyterian Church. Formal
invitations will be issued, but all
friends and relatives are invited.
John David Wilson, Chelsie Rebekah McCall
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TCMS award winners
Award winners at the Taylor County Middle School annual banquet from the girls softball
team were (left to right): Lauren Raw, most improved; Whitney Young, coaches' award; Sash
Darden, most RBIs, most runs scored, most stolen bases and Kristin Blue, best batting
average, best on-base average and best fielding percentage. The girls are shown with Coach
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Local all stars begin
tourney play Friday
Perry's 10-under all star baseball
team will kickoff nost-season play
Friday when players travel to
Madison for the Cal Ripken
The 10-under squad, which faces
Wakulla at 5:30 p.m. Friday, is
one of five local all star teams that
will be competing this month.
The 7-8-year-old Rookie League
stars will be playing in a state
qualifier in Lake City beginning
Two other teams, the 12-under
all stars and the 15-under all stars,
will play in the Babe Ruth Small
League State Tournaments to be
held Juine 26-29 in Fort White.
Perry's 14-under squad will face
host Wakulla beginning June 26
in a best-of-3 -series to determine
* which team advances to the state
Three teams ,have already been
selected following the close of
regular season play last month.
The 15-under team and the 14-
under squad will be picked
following the end of prep league
baseball later this month.
Members of the 10-under team
include: Cole Wentworth, Trevor
Hathcock, Brandon Plymel,
Trenton Jones, Nathan Jones,.
Zachery Fike, Michael Hammock,
Noah Blanco, Brody Smith, Wyatt
Russell, Jamaal Hankerson,
Greyson Hicks, Caleb Wentworth,
SRevels Holden and Reiley
The 10-under team is being
coached by Reggie Wentworth and
Members of the 7-8-year-old
Rookie League team include: Eli
Morgan, Brandon Slaughter,
Andrew Hall, Bryer Lee, Trey
Laing, Kyler Laing, Owen Moon,
Stephen Pittman, Cameron0
Hathcock, Joshua Nixon, Trent
Flores and James Parker.
Coaches for the 7-8s are Cory
Morgan, Kevin Slaughter and
Buddy Lee. ,
The 12-under squad consists of:
Grant Parker, Daniel Wentworth,
Chance Rodgers, Joseph
Hammock, Jonah Newberry,
Wesley Smyrnios, Lanson
Catalano, Joe Pelt, Triston
Barfield, Jordan Ruff, Came.ron
Collins and Austin Bishop.
Coaching the 12-under team are
Ronnie Parker, Mark Wentworth
and Joe Rodgers. .
Stray bear caught
near Disney World
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC)
captured a black bear on Saturday
night that was thought to have
been wandering around Universal
Orlando, in the area of the Hard
Rock Hotel, over the past week.
Security officers at the hotel
initially'saw the bear and reported
sightings to local police.
"After several days, we were
able to determine the bear's
established pattern of behavior,"
said Mike Orlando, a biologist
with the FWC's Bear Management
Program. "We set a trap in a
neighborhood where the bear had
been seen, and a resident called at
10 o'clock Saturday night to tell
us the bear had been captured."
The bear weighed 180 pounds
and was thought to be
approximately 3 years old. After
tagging and collecting biological
data, the FWC transported the bear
to the Ocala National Forest and
Orlando. urges anyone who
encounters a bear or any wild
animal to follow these simple
*Do not approach, feed or chase
*Allow the animal room to
*Call the FWC's Wildlife Alert
Hotline at 1-888-404-FWCC
(3922) if there are any problems
with a wild animal.
"With the public's cooperation
in following the FWC's steps,
this situation was resolved
without incident," Orlando said.
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Vacation Bible Schools begin next weri
Vac'at:'m 1 "00 ;
V.B.S. June 9-13 at Blue Creek
Blue Creek Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School June 9-13
from 6-8 p.m. "Food, fun and fellowship are promised, as your children
learn about the plan of salvation," organizers announced.
For transportation needs, please call 838-2674.
Need a vacation? How about 'Outrigger Island'?
Lakeside Baptist Church invites everyone to "Outrigger Island" June 8-
12 with activities planned from 6 until 8:30 p.m. Family night will be held
Methodists adjust schedule for summer
First United Methodist Church of Perry will begin its summer schedule
on Sunday, June 8, with coffee and doughnuts in Memorial Hall at 8:45
Darrell D. Miller
Darrell D.' Miller, 42, died
Monday, June 2, 2008, at
Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.
Arrangements, which were
incomplete at presstime, are under
the direction of" Joe P. Burns
Daisy Williams Rogers
Daisy Williams Rogers, 85, a
resident of Perry, died May 30,
2008, at her home.
Mrs. Rogers was born on ODct.
28, 1922, to James Leon Williams
and the former Ella Phillips in
Madison County. She had lived
most of her adult life in Perry. She
was a member of Lakeside Baptist
Church where she taught Sunday,
School, was a church training
leader and part of the WMU.
She was a member of the Taylor
Food Association where she served
as president. Mrs. Rogers retired
from the Taylor County School
System from food service after
20 years of employment. She was
also a well known seamstress in
She was preceded in death by
her husband of 65 years, David
Rogers, and a daughter-in-law,
Survivors include: her son,
Freddie Rogers of Perry; three
daughters, Christine Tuten of
Monticello, Cossette Driggers and
Ella Mae "Ellie" Grubbs, both of
Perry; a foster daughter,. Helen
Rogers of Perry;--- seven-
grandchildren; nine great
grandchildren; two great great
grandchildren; and a host of nieces
Funeral services were held
Monday, June 2, at 11 a.m. at Joe P.
Burns Funeral Home with Stephen
Ruff and David Stephens
Family members received
friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at
Burns Funeral Home, which was in
charge of arrangements.
Delma McCall Stewart
Delma McCall Stewart, 91, of
Steinhatchee, died, May 30, 2008,
Mrs. Stewart was born Dec. 31,
1916, to Calvin and Lella McCall
in Taylor County. She was a
member of First Baptist Church of
She was preceded in death by
her husband, Daniel J. Stewart, and
a son, Daniel J. Stewart Jr.
Survivors include: three
daughters, Mazell Futch arid Fran
Carlton, both of Orlando, and
Peggy Robins of Stuart; six
grandchildren; and two sisters, Pat
Laprade and Myrl Wood.
Funeral services 'will be held
Saturday, June 7, at 11 a.m. at First
Baptist Church of Steinhatchee
with the Rev. Aaron Turner
officiating. Interment will follow
at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Jena.
Family members will receive
friends before the service Saturday
at 10 a.m. in the church fellowship
In lieu of flowers, contributions
may be made 'to Servants Heart
. Rick Gooding Funeral Home in-
Cross City is in charge of
Peas Peas Peas
or LeAnn Raine
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a.m., followed by Sunday School at 9 a.m. and worship at 10 a.m.
On Wednesday, Bible study and youth activities begin at 6 a.m. with
choir at 7:15. Thursday night Bible studies begin at 6.
Women's Day observance is Sunday
Stewart Memorial A.M.E. Church will observe Women's Day on
Sunday, June 8, at 4 p.m. with Vivian Howard of Quincy as guest speaker.
The theme for the occasion is, "Christian Women, Wake Up, It's
Harvesting Time." Representation is sought from each church in the
community. Choir rehearsal begins Saturday at 4 p.m.
Solid Rock slates revival, youth rally
The second annual Apostolic Prophetic Revival will begin today, June 4,
and continue through June 6 with services at 7 p.m. in the tent on the
corner of Church and S. Robinson streets. On Saturday, June 7, a United
Janie Ruth Hershberger
Janie Ruth Hershberger, a
homemaker, 61, died May 28,
2008, at her residence.
Moving here from Michigan, she
had lived in Perry since 1985. She
was the daughter of the late John
Randolph Langford and the late
former Mary Elizabeth Touchton.
She attended Calvary Baptist
Church and helped collect
perishables for the food bank in
Survivors include: a son, Mark
A. Hershberger of Perry; three
daughters, Lisa Gotch ofl
Cumming, Ga., April Darrow of
Wolverine Lake, Mich., and Mary
Hershberger of St. Helen, Mich.;
two brothers, Mitch Langford of
Perry and Jimmy Langford of
Aucilla; six grandchildren; and a
host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services .were -held
Saturday, May 31, at 10 a.m. at Joe
P. Burns Funeral Home with
Chuck Hodge officiating.
Interment followed at Pisgah
Family members received
friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at
Burns Funeral Home, which was in
charge of arrangements.
A memorial fund will be set up
at Buckeye Cimmunity Federal
John Walter Santee
John Walter Santee, 68, died
May 25, 2008, at Fort Walton
He was employed at Eglin Air
Force Base as the community
planner, having served for the past
two years.. He served 22 years on
active duty. in the United States Air
Force, retiring in August 1982.
He had worked throughout the
United States as well as overseas at
Yokota Air Force Base in Japan
and Ramstein Air Force Base in
He also held civilian positionsas
city manager and community
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p.m. For more information, please call 838-3008.
Youth Day celebration Saturday
Antioch Missionary Baptist Church will observe Youth Day on SundC
June 8, at 3 p.m. Jacquell Lawson. who is the gospel d.j. for radio st:o
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and "support our youth." ,
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By B.D. WILLIAMS
'New Mt. Zion Missionary
Baptist Church began its Vacation
Bible School Monday, June 2 and
will continue through Saturday,
June 7. Bible school is from 5 to
8:30 p.m. with dinner being served
from 5 to 5:30 p.m. All children.
youth and adults are invited to
share through Bible study, arts,
crafts and music.
Irene Barnes and the Rev. Izell
Montgomery .iJr. say "Come i '
part of the school, enjoy a our:'
and be blessed." The them ::
"Graduate to Great. the J
Gloria Dean Ratliff retired Mii
29 after 34 years as a scho,.,
crossing guard fto' the Perriy Puli
Department. We wish her a hap;-y
retirement and thank her for ih,
many years of service to lh
children of the community.
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Joel K. Shugar, MD, MSEE
Dr. Shugar was born 12-9-
1958 in Albany, New York. He
passed aviay Monday, May 26.
2008. Funeral services were held
11:00 am Sunday, June 1, 2008, in
Temple Israel, 2215 Mahan Blvd.
He had a Masters of Science
in Electrical Engineering. from
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,
Cum laude. He earned his MD
from SUNY Buffalo School
of Medicine. He served his
internship in internal medicine
at Millard Filmore Hospital in
Buffalo, New York. He completed
his residency in Ophthalmology at
the University of Florida in 1989
and was certified by the American
Board of C,' iini. l
additionally'certified in cataract!
iniplant surgery by the American
Board of Eye Surgery. He was a
Fellow and Faculty Member of the
American College of Eye Surgery:
aMemberof the American Medical
Association, a Member of the
Florida Society of Ophthalmology.
and Member of the International
Society of Refractive Surgery.
Dr. Shugar was a pioneer in
Ophthalmology; he invented
"Shugarcaine" in 1997, the first
and only anesthetic for use inside
the eye (improving cataract
surgery safety) which over half of
the Ophthalmologists in the United
States are using as well as many
international doctors. In 27006 he
invented "Epi-Shugarcaine" for
floppy iris syndrome, widely in
use by doctors .globally. He has
made 65 written contributions
to scientific literature. He
frequently served as a reviewer for
publications such as the Journal ofl
Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
One of his lifelong dreams was to
invent a fully functional artificial
Annually Dr. Shugar performed
free cataract surgery on paticn:
who could not afford surgery If
"Gift of-,' '.i ')ay" waspeoctie
before i i. I ,ving D N, for I
last eight \ e rs and helped .''
patients improve their viion.
.udaism \\s at ;i iinmpot.i,
elCiment o'f I)r. Sugar's l i,': 1
lie participated in le .i .-.::
communinit) anc visited Isiacl
his father in 2003.
One of .Dr. Shligaris iS ,
passions other thlln his son Atl>:
\\as skdi\ ing; I er siin
1983. it defined an impont.
portion o)l' his lil'e. He siariUd
team, Optic Ncr\e in 19)9 i
Deland. lorinda, and coMip
with svorlid class skydisi .
\ inniL iiiinimrois mctils
competition. He aiid his son : .
studied Shotokann Karate in Pci .e
Dr. Shliuar is survived by: Ii-
\ ife Lindse' w. SNhuar. ,sun
JI. Sugar. father Harold B. Shli. .
,from Albany New York. bhri
Dan S ihuar and hiis s\\ife I;atlh
and their two sons Peter and .),
from San Briiuo. California. i'
was preceded in death by hi
mother Saill Sliigar.
In lieu olf ilow'crs the fai"
has asked that donations h, in,
to Biig B'cid Ilospico of li.\.
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Stephens Family Reunion
Friends and family are invited to join us
Saturday, June 7, at the
Catholic Parish Hall
10 am 12 noon Social Time followed by lunch
After lunch, the annual family auction, pickin'
and.singing will be held.
HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!
For more information, please call Bernice 352-429-9690,
Kristy 407-908-8844 or Charlotte 407-466-9264.
Please bring a recipe for the family cookbook!
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He was preceded in death by his
anotherr and father. Losselle and
Survivors include: his wife.
Andrea; son, David Santee: and
.laughter, Noelle Lancaster.
A memorial service was held
Thursday, May 29, at I p.m. at the
Jase chapel at Elgin Air Force
3ase with full military honors and
21 -gun salute ceremony.
A memorial mass will be held in
Altus, Okla., at Peace of Peace
Catholic Church on Saturday, June
7, at 11 a.m..
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts
may be made to the nonprofit
organization, Wounded Warrior
Project, in his honor. The
association seeks to assist those
.nen and women of the .armed
forces who have been severely
injured during the conflict in Iraq,
Afghanistan and other locations
.,round the world. Donations can
>e made on-line at
or sent to Wounded Warrior
Project, 7020 AC Skinner Pkwy.
Suite 100, Jacksonville, FL
Mary Evelyn Morris
Mary Evelyn Morris, 85.' a
former resident of Perry, died May
29, 2008, at her residence in
She was born in Panama City
and had lived in Crawfordville
since 1979. Mrs. Morris previously\
worked at the Department of 'Labor
and Employment Security.
She was preceded in death by
her husband, Charlie Morris. and
four sons, Philip Scott Morris.
Robert Michael Morris. Richard
Harold' Morris and Charles Marion
Survivors include: two
daughters. Barbara "Susie" Holton
and Rebecca Elizabeth "Becky"
Holton; 14 grandchildren: and
eight great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held
Sunday. June 1, at 2 p.m. at Joe P.
Burns Funeral Home with Dennis
Nobles officiating. Interment
followed at White Pond Cemetery
in Round Lake.
Family members received
friends Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m.'
at Burns Funeral Home, which was
in charge of arrangements.
Thomas Jefferson Bratcher. 90, a
resident of Perry, died May 31,
2008, at Marshall Health and
Mr. Bratcher was born Aug. 15,
1917. to his parents Tom Bratcher
and the former Rochelle Evans. He
had lived in Perry since 1950. He
was a U.S. Army veteran and was a
Survivors include: two sons,
Morris Bratcher of Guatemala and
James Wesley Bratcher of
Steinhatchee; four daughters,
Joanne Hathcock, Geraldine
Leggett, Claudine Yon and
Tommie Jean Corbin, all of Perry;
three grandchildren; one great
grandchild; one nephew; and one
A graveside service was held
Monday, June 2, at 3 p.m. at Pisgah
Joe P. Burns Funeral Home was
in charge of arrangements.
Virginia Ann Padgett
Virginia Ann Padgett, 78, died
June 1, 2008, at her residence in
She was born in Waukegan, Ill.,
on July 30, 1930, to Mr. Thomas
Grgas and Katherine Terovac
Grgas and had lived in Perry since
1979. She was a Catholic and a
member of Queen of Peace
Catholic Church in N. Chicago, Ill.
She was preceded in death by a
son, Steven Padgett; a daughter,
Katherine "Kathy" Padgett; and a
granddaughter, Shannon Padgett.
Survivors include: her husband
of 69 years, Dennis Padgett of
Perry; three sons, Thomas
"Tommy" Padgett of Perry, Dennis
Padgett of Waukegan, Ill., and
Mike Padgett of Zion, Ill.; three
'daughters, Bernice Hummel of
Orange Park, Linda Hughes of
Zion, Ill., and Mary Padgett of
Perry; one brother, Steven Grgas of
New York; one sister, Lillian
Matesic of New York; 18
grandchildren; and 22 great
Funeral services will be held
today, June 4, at 11 a.m. at Joe P.
Burns Funeral Home. Interment
will follow at Woodlawn
Family members will receive
friends one hour prior to the
In lieu of flowers contributions
may be made to the Catholic
Church of the Immaculate
Joe P. Burns Funeral Home is in
charge of the arrangements.
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$17,500 to the SOS Steinhatchee School Stingray Foundation.
The fifth annual Reeling for Kids Tournament attracted, a
record number of sponsors and-participants.
Tournament 'reels in'
$17,500 for students
The fifth annual Doug Johnson
and Donnie Young Reeling for
KIDS Fishing Tournament was
held on May 16-17 in
This year's tournament was
expanded and held over two days.
Each year. since its inception, the
event has grown and this year was
A check for $17,500 was
presented to the Steinhatchee
Other proceeds- benefit the
Alachua County Boys & Girls
"We had a record number of
sponsors and fishermen with 78
boats participating and several
long standing records broken. The
event was presented by Millers
Boating Center with special
thanks to W.W. Gay Mechanical
Rivergate and Southern Star
Gaming," organizers said.
The tournament was hosted by
Gulf Breeze Residences & Marina,
Sea Hag Marina and Roy's
The Friday Night Luau at Gulf
Breeze was an added feature this
year and was called "a huge
"Adam's Rib Company and Blue
Water Bay were our Friday night
dinner sponsors. Adam's cooked up
their world famous BBQ and ifthat
was not enough Bryon and his
team from Blue Water Bay served
appetizers and selected specialty
items on both Friday and Saturday
evening. The Saturday lunch was
graciously prepared by the
Rotary Foundation Fryers with
food donated by Wards
After two full days of fishing
and great weather, the Saturday
night festivities concluded with a
silent and live auction which had
many unique items including
hunting and fishing gear, vacation
getaways, children's activities,
sports memorabilia, dining gift
cards, and men's and ladies
Chad Johnson, whose father
coached football at the Boys &
Girls Club for more than 20 years,
was the event auctioneer and
said, "I know the importance
of an organization like this and I
am happy to be able to be part of
The highlight of the live auction
was a "grand getaway giveaway"
which included a five-day, four-
night stay in a waterfront home in
White Sound on Green Turtle Cay,
Abaco, Bahamas, with two half-
day bonefishing trips (included
bait and tackle)
After the event, Johnson and
Young thanked all the participants
and sponsors and committed to' an
even bigger and better event next
Johnson, Boys & Girls Club of
Alachua County alumni and
creator of the "Reeling for Kids"
event, stated during a post
event interview, "I am glad that
Donnie .and I can give back
to an organization that does
such wonderful work and
provides such a valuable service to
Co-host Young added,
"Although I did not grow up in a
Boys & Girls Club, I know the
importance of places like the Boys
&-Girls Club and how the staff and
coaches at these facilities are
important role models for our
B-1 Taco Times June 4, 2008
Taylor County Middle School
has announced the following
honor roll for the fourth nine
weeks grading period:
6th grade, All A's
Morgan Albritton, Triston
Barfield, Justin Calhoun,
Katherine Cruce, Kaylee
Denmark, Laura Freeman,
Samuel Grambling, Joshua
High, John Hilton, Morgan
Mixon, Eric Morgan, Grant
Parker, Joe Pelt, Mitchell
Stephens, Dylan Strickland,
McKbnzie Sullivan, Serena
Trani, Daniel Wentworth and
6th grade, A/B
Amber Adkins, William
Anderson, Hunter Armstrong,
Annsley Bohlman, Brianna
Braddock, Kayla Cannon,
Dakota Carter, Makayla Crites,
Deanna Crowley, Sierra Das,
Daniel Dudley, Mark Ensley,
Nicholas Freeman, Ashley
Garbe, Kayla Griffin, ,Kacie
Griner, Krystan Hathcock,
Laney Houck, Percy Jacobs,
Gabrielle Johnson, Adam
Kalinowski, Taylor King, Eli
McCranie, Carrie McGuire,
Amaree Mobley, Garret Pegg,
Kaelen Reed, Lauryn Rew,
Chance Rodgers, Mercedez
Rogers, Aucilla Slaughter,
Casey Viola, Elizabeth Walker
and Jarrett Willingham.
7th grade, All A's
Lucas Allbritton, Adam
Anderson, Elaine Brannen,
James Clover, Jonathan Coffee',
Peyton Cribbs, Laura Davis,
Justin Folsom, Carmina Ketring,
Garrett McCoy, Thomas Neshat,
Alexandria Padgett, Alison
Roberts, Kira Sadler, Emalee
Shaw, Manuel Smyrnios,
Jennifer Sullivan, Jonathan
Thomas, Madison Thomas and
7th grade, A/B
Ethan Allbritton, Victoria '
Allbritton, Lauren Allen, Ashley
Anderson, Kacy Bass, Denton
Blackman, Hannah Blanco,
Bre'Naja Blanks, Alec Bourland,
Abigail Bratcher, Jonathon -
Colombini, Kayla Crowley,
Adam Crumpler, Rhea Das,
Christopher Davis, Sarah
Durden, Anna Ferrer, Kaley
Freeman, Stacy Garand, Sergio
Giacomucci, Keria Gibson,
Damion Hamilton, Je'da
Holmes, Cheyenne Hoover,
Fulton Jenkins, Jordan Jones,
Karen Lahr, Olivia Lee, Taylor
Lilliott, Chelsea Lytle, Katelynn
Mathers, Grattan McGroarty,
Austin Meeks, Timothy Murphy,
Unnatiben Patel, Kristina
Portwood, Daimeun Praytor,
Shati Reza, Alyson Riley,
Shaha Sadler, Stephanie
Sanderson, Travis Self, Luke
Slaughter, S'abrina Vann, Darick
Ward, Nicole Willis and Austin
8th grade, All A's
Jabrayla Bell, Lyndsey Carter,
Aaron Crews, Valerie Gardner,
Alexander Grambling, Macy
Gregory, Micah McDonald,
Ashley Mi\on. Caroly n Nowlin,
'- Please see page 3
Artist brings painting studio to library
The Highwaymen of Florida, a
loosely organized group of African
American painters from the 1950s
and 60s, have been an important
part of the state's artistic heritage.
The 25 men and one woman
who have been collectively called
the Highwaymen, painted Florida
landscapes and seascapes, often
selling them out of the trunks of
Sylvester Wells, who now lives
in Tennessee, is one of the 19
remaining Highwaymen, and was
recentlyy a guest of the Friends of
the Taylor County Public Library.
Wells spoke about his more than
40-year career as an artist, and
demonstrated his skill by painting
a river scene in the Highwayman
Despite the collective name,
Wells said the Highwaymen never
thought of themselves as a group,
and he only knew some of the
painters. It wasn't until 1995, when
museum curator Jim Fitch coined
the term as he talked by the
In 2004, the 26- identified
Highwaymen were inducted into
the Florida Artists Hall of Fame.
Wells' journey with the
Highwaymen began around 1965,
when he met Alfred Hair, one the
original nine, in Cocoa. At the
time, Wells was painting portraits,
but he was impressed with Hair's
landscapes and wanted to try it for
"At first, I didn't do it well,"
Wells said. "I decided to get
He learned that another future
Highwayman, Harold Newton,
was in town.
"He permitted me to watch him
paint," Wells said. He was also
able to watch Newton's brothers,
Lemuel and Sam, as well.
Soon, Wells was out selling his
paintings, and with constructive
criticism from prospective buyers,
he quickly improved.
On an average day, Wells would
Please see page 3
Sylvester Wells painted an original piece during his visit to the library.
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AARP: last Wed., 10 a.m. at AMVETS
Post #20 building (2499 Woods Creek
Kiwanis Club: Wednesdays, noon,
Joyce's Main Street Cafe.
MainStreet Perry,: first Thursday of each
month, noon, Heavenly Floors.
NAACP: first Sunday, 5 p.m., at Jerkins
Optimist Club: Thurs., noon at Joyce's
Main Street Cafe.
Perry Garden Club: third Wednesday,
Perry Elks Lodge: second, third and
fourth Tuesday, 8 p.m.
Perry Lodge 123, F&AM: first and third
Monday nights, 7:30 p.m.
Perry Lodge #187: first and third Wed.,
7 p.m., Masonic Hall.
Perry Lions Club: first and third Thurs.,
noon, at Golden Corral Restaurant.
Perry Masonic Lodge 123: meets first
and third Monday nights, 7:30 p.m.
Perry Shrine Club: fourth Thurs.,
7 p.m. (club house on Courtney Road).
Perry Woman's Club: second Wed.,
noon (Sept. to May; subject to change).
Rotary Club: Tues., noon at Rosehead
Taylor County Leadership Council:
second and fourth Friday, 7 p.m., Jerkins
Vogue XIII: first Mon., 7:30 p.m. Call 584-
Airport Advisory Committee: fourth
Wednesday, 12 noon, Perry-Foley Airport.
Chamber of Commerce: second Thurs.,
8 a.m., chamber board room..
City Council: second and fourth Tues., at
County Commission: first Mon. and third
Tues. at,6 p.m., courthouse annex.
Juvenile Justice Council: third Thurs., 9
a.m., at Juvenile Justice Office, 1719 South
Planning Board: first Thurs., 6 p.m.
Courthouse annex (old post office).
Social Security: representatives, second
Tues., 8:30 a.m. to noon, courthouse annex.
Taylor County Construction License
Board Meeting: third Fri., 2 p.m.,
Taylor County Development Authority:
second Mon., noon, at Capital City Bank.
Taylor County School Board: first and
third Tues., 7 p.m.
Taylor Coastal Water and Sewer: fourth
Tuesday at 18820 Beach Road, 5:30 p.m.
Taylor Soil & Water Conservation
District Board: fourth Monday, 3 p.m.,
Hampton Inn (conference room). Call
584-4329 for information.
Tourism Development Council: second
vveu., o p.m., Chamber o UCo
Big Bend Republica
Network: second Monday at
W. Green St. E-mail: bbrwn@
Business Network Intern.
every Tuesday, 7:30-9 a.m.,
Diabetes classes every T
Doctors' Memorial Hospital.
FAMU Alumni Chapter: s
7 p.m., Jerkins Community C.
Florida Forest Festiv,
Directors: first Wednesda
Chamber of Commerce. C
Girl Scouts Service Unit
7 p.m., Scout Hut.
Historical Society: op
afternoons, 1-5 p.m.
Home Educators Leag
(HELP): no meetings during
Call 838-3508 or 584-6866..
La Leche League Interna
Wed., 10:30 a.m., Taylor i
Mothers of Pre-Schoolers
Friday. Call 584-3826.
Muskogee Creek Indian Nation: second
and fourth Sat., 7 p.m.Tribal grounds, Lyman
iiimerce. Muskogee Creek Indian Tribe: first
Saturday, Oak Hill Village on Woods Creek
National Wild Turkey Federation
an Women's (Yellow Pine Drummers): holds open
5:30 p.m., 502 monthly meeting on first Thursday, Golden
fairpoint.net. Corral, 7 p.m. Call 584-9185.
national (B.N.1): Order of Confederate Rose Chapter 8:
Hampton Inn. meets every fourth' Thursday. For
information, please call 838-2045.
tuesday, 2 p.m., Republican Party of Taylor County:
econd Monday, second Thursday of every month, 5:30 p.m.,
second Monday, at Rosehead Junction.
al Board of Taylor Coastal Communities
y, 3:30 p.m., Association: second Tuesday, 7 p.m., at the
'all 584-TREE district building on Beach Road.
Taylor County Democratic Party: every
: first Tuesday, Thursday at the Chamber of Commerce.
Taylor Adult Program (TAP): Thursdays,
oen Thursday 10 a.m., 502 N. Center Street. 223-0393.
Taylor County Amateur Radio Club:
lue of Perry first Monday, 7 p.m., Division of Forestry
g the summer. office, 618 Plantation Road.
Taylor County' Habitat for Humanity,
tional: second Inc.: board meeting, second Thursday,
County Public 5:30 p.m., Room 208, Capital City Bank.
Taylor County Historical Society: third
s: first and third Mon., 7 p.m. Historical Society building.
Society's museum is open every Thursday,
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:
second Thurs., 7 p.m., Forest Capital
Taylor County Senior Center: Executive
Board of Directors meeting, every third
Alcoholics Anonymous: Monday, 8 p.m.
and Thursday, 8 p.m. at the Serenity House,
1824 N. Jefferson Street. Call 672-1263 for
Alzheimer's Support Group for
Caregivers: every second Tuesday, at
7 p.m., First United Methodist Church.
Big Bend Hospice Advisory Council:
fourth Tuesday at 1 p.m., Big Bend Hospice
office (107 East Green St.).
Celebrate Recovery: a non-
denominational, Christ-centered recovery
ministry meets Thursdays at 6 p.m., in the
First Baptist Church Youth Center (old
Citizens Bank building on the corner of
Orange and Green streets).
Healthy Start Coalition: fourth Mon.,
9 a.m., Taylor County School District
Administrative Office Complex.
Narcotics Anonymous: Sunday, 7 p.m.;
Tuesday, 7 p.m.; Wednesday, 7 p.m.; and
Saturday, noon, at St. James, Episcopal
Church, 1100 W. Green St. (library).
Call 223-2785 for more information.
Perry Winners Group of Alcoholics
Anonymous: Tuesday, 8 p.m.; Friday, 8 p.m.;
and Saturday, 8 p.m. Heritage House,
317 N. Orange Street.
The Way: (faith-based 12-step group for
addicts and alcoholics) Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.,
and Friday, 7 p.m. All meetings are held at
the Serenity House, 1824 N. Jefferson St.
Call 672-0626 for more information.
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: first Tues.,
7 p.m., American Legion Hall, Center St.
.Sons of Confederate Veterans: fourth
Thursday at 1159 Roberts Aman Road,
7 p.m. For information, call 584-5346.
VFW Post #9225: second Tues., 7 p.m.
(American Legion building).
To add your organization to the
community calendar, please e-mail:
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B-2 Taco Times June 4, 2008
The Bvd ReDort: U.S. trooDs overseas
Congressman Allen Boyd "In talking with our troops, I am combat terrorism and the
;recently returned from a bicameral continually reminded that we are capabilities of the Taliban. In'
.congressional delegation trip to the great nation we are today India and Pakistan, Congressman
"Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and because of these brave men and Boyd examined efforts by India
iGermany where he 'met with U.S. women who answered the call to and Pakistan to fight terrorism and
troops, :was updated on our duty," said Congressman Boyd. discussed Pakistan's continued
military operations in Afghanistan, "As a Vietnam veteran, it really is U.S. support for their efforts in the
. and discussed efforts in the hunt inspirational to see the heart that global war on terror.
'for Osama bin Laden and the these kids bring to the fight. I "This trip gave me more insight
Global war on terror. traveled to Iraq last year, and the into the challenges faced by our
Over the Memorial Day morale of our troops is excellent. troops and military leaders in
weekend, Congressman Boyd first everywhere I go. We need that to theaters beyond Iraq that are
;visited Landstuhl Regional continue." essential to our national security,"
medical Center in Germany, where In Afghanistan, Congressman Boyd stated. "Iraq often grabs
I seriously wounded service Boyd talked with our military most of the headlines, but
-nemhers from Iraq and leaders and examined U.S. military Afghanistan and Pakistan play
.fghanistan are treated. operations, which are critical to more critical roles in the global
congressman Boyd was impressed national security interests and. fight against terrorism. This
Ivith the high quality of medical objectives. Congressman Boyd region of the world, .with
Services available to the men and also met with the President of Afghanistan and Pakistan at the
V-omen receiving care at Landstuhl Afghanistan, Hamad Karzai, to epicenter, is the central front in our
Regional Medical Center. assess the progress being made to war against, terror and will
continue to be a major part of
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1 Congressman Boyd speaks with the former Commander of
Tyndall AFB, Brig. Gen. Tod Wolters, now stationed' in
IAmerican foreign pol cy IUor years
"Our troops, military leaders,
and Foreign Service officers work
hard around the world to serve
American interests and to fight the
spread of terrorist networks and
their ideology, especially in
Afghanistan and Pakistan," Boyd
continued. "In the war on terror,
we cannot be defensive: we must
be offensive and use our resources,
our assets, and our allies in the
region so that we can fight terror
more effectively. As a member of
the Defense Subcommittee of the
House Appropriations Committee,
I intend to put the lessons learned
on this trip to use and continue to
.work to. strengthen our national
security and remain vigilant in our
efforts to keep America and the
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Festival organizer thanks community
Thanks to the community and
everyone who made the first Forest
Capital Music and Art Festival
possible. Funding for the banners
and t-shirts came from money
donated over the past eight years to
the Taylor County High School art
program. Our lead performer,-
Wayne Martin, and the
Smithsonian Institution traveling
exhibition titled "Inspirations from
the Forest" was funded from the
National Endowment for the Arts
and in partnership with the U.S.
Department of Agriculture. All
other performers performed,
because they love what they do.
Special thanks go to the
following: Taylor County High
School Band, the Auxiliary Guard
and Band Director Brett Wilson
and his help as co-coordinator of
the 2008 Forest Capital Music and
Art Festival; Darin Mauldin,
Decorative Glass Artist and 2008
Forest Capital Music &Art
Festival featured local guest artist
for displaying his beautiful
artwork; Jim Greist, Forest Ranger
for his hospitality and use of the
Forest Capital State Museum for
the adult art show venue; Kathleen
Shaw of the Forest Capital State
Museum for working with the
Smithsonian Institution to bring
the traveling exhibit, "Inspirations
from the Forest," finding our
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Florida Folk Heritage Award
winner performer Wayne Martin
and funding through the National
Endowment for the Arts; also for
collecting the ballots for the
people's choice awards for the
artwork displayed at the museum;
Madison County High School Jazz
Band under the direction of Geoff
Hill; Dawn Taylor, for her help re-
making our flyer and making it so
we could e-mail it and for getting
us electricity for event day; Pete
Lavoie, for his help with
installation for the adult art show
and showing his church; The
",* Please see page 8
The TCHS 9th grade teams-
thank several local business
people for participating in our
recent' Career Speakers Day.
These include Ben Meacham, City
Fire Department; Marilyn
Johnson, Buckeye Credit Union;
Emily Ketring, Mayor; Sgt. Lin
Gray, Perry Police Department;
Deidra Newman, North Florida
Medical Center; Brad Curry and
Karen Hankerson, Buckeye; Lori
Wiggins and Clay Olson, County
Extension/4-H; Officer Andy
Bickel, Fish and Game
Commission; Captain 'Butch
'Massey, Possum Island
Charters/Sea Tow; Chris Williams,
Jeremy Denmark and Carl
McAfee of the Taylor County Fire
Yourntime and dedication to our
students is appreciated.
TCHS 9th Grade Teams
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Festival art show winners announced
Continued from page 2
GFWC Perry Woman's Club, who
helped with displaying student
artwork and monitoring Forest
Capital Hall during event day;
Michael Cox, TCHS art student
who helped move and set up art
panels for the Forest Capital State
Museum adult art show; Ken
Olson for the use of the lattice
panels from Taylor Technical
Institute and helping delivering
them to the Forest Capital Hall; the
Taylor County Middle School
Band under the direction of Jason
Schmauch; Taylor County High
School Lilly Brooks' drama
students "Voice of Poetry" who
presented a selection of poems by
published authors, Langston
Hughes, Randall Jerrell, Oliver
Wendell Holmes and others; The
Coe Percussion Group Trio, Austin
Gomez, Jason Schmauch and Matt
Coe for their performance; Wayne
Martin for his two performances
for the day; Daniel Perez for his
performances and all around
helper with any loose ends that
needed tying up; Anna and Luke
Kallschmidt and Trace and Taylor
Chaffin, for performing bluegrass
and Christian rock in fiddle, guitar,
bass, banjo, piano and percussion;
Art students Jaren Murphy and
Tara Hanson for too many things to
mention; Rick Olcott, expertise in
audio--without him we would not
have heard anything; Pepsi Cola
Bottling Group for soft drinks and
water; Valentine's Produce for
fruit; Linda Peacock and June
Byers for providing lunch for the
performers; participating artists,
Eddie Brown, Florine Cope,
Richard Davis, Peggy Eckel, Ruby
Ellis, Carol Falany, Loretta Key
Holland, Margaret Laing, Valmar
(Pete) Lavoie, Marilynn Shepherd,
Kimberly Torres and Suzanne
8th graders recognized
Continued from page 1
Kristina Wald and Whitney Young.
8th grade, A/B
Whitney Blue, Caitlin Bogart,
Savana Borjon, Caitlin Carter,
Jessika Clark, Sheryl Curles, Gary
Davis, Jennicia Dowdell, Bryan
Frazier, Jane Valerie Gamao,
Khristal Goff, Elizabeth Harper,
Jennifer Harrison, Kanesha
Hugger, Joshua Hygema, Virginia
Jacobs, Taylor Jones, Justice Kelly,
David Martin, Delayne
Martin, Melanie McAfee, Justin
McGuire, Lindsey McHargue,
Raven Mitchell, Travis Mitchell,
Janae Murphy, Miraj Patel,
Brandon Peeples, Kristy Potter,
Kristen Reed, Danyelle Rogers,
Skylar Schmidt, Taylor Schmidt,
Chelsea Snodgrass, Michael
Thrift, William Tuten,
Clayton Tyson, Roberto Valencia,
Amanda Warf, Caitlin Weatherly,
Katelyn Welch, Samuel Whitfield,
and Breashia Williams.
Wheeler; the siafl of the Taylor
County Extension Service for
receiving student artwork and
many other odds and ends; the
unanimous support of our county
commissioners for giving the
festival permission to use the
Forest Capital complex for the
event; community partners, Perry
Newspapers, Inc., Ziegler's Florist,
AT&T, GFWC Perry Woman's
Club and Ace Hardware who
helped promote the event through
mail-outs and color copies of
flyers; and a very special thanks to
the Mayor of Perry, Emily Ketring,
for being the Master of
Winners of the adult art show
were: first place, Marilynn
Shepherd for Fisheating Creek;
second place, Eddie Brown for
Sunny Village; third place, Carol
, Falany for Reflections; and
honorable mention, Richard Davis
for Peaceful Flow.
Caring Tree comes here
The Caring Tree program of Big Bend Hospice is partnering with Taylor
County Schools to host Under the Caring Tree: A Special Time for
This free community service will be held on Saturday, June 14, from 10
a.m. to 2 p.m. at Taylor County Elementary School.
Children ages 8 to 12 who have experienced the death of a loved one are
invited to attend. Attendees can participate in arts and crafts activities,
music, an obstacle course, discussion and a. tree planting remembrance
ceremony. Lunch and snacks will be.provided.
Space is limited so to register. please contact Rhonda Brooks at 850-
838-2520 or Pam Mezzina at 850-878-5310,,ext. 199.
If your child has experienced a recent loss, please discuss this at the time
of registration to determine appropriateness for this event.
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Friends buy painting
to display in library
Continued from page 1
paint four paintings in the
morning, and sell during the
afternoon. He would go door to
door, to banks and other
businesses, selling his wares.
Over the past four decades,
Wells has painted in a variety
of styles, as demonstrated by
the works showcased at the
library during his talk and
The river scene he painted
during his demonstration was
purchased by the Friends
organization to be shown in the
Along with Wells, the Florida
Highwaymen include: Curtis
Arnett, Hezekiah Baker, Al Black,
brothers Ellis and George
Buckner, Robert Butler, Mary
Ann Carroll, brothers Johnny and
Willie Daniels, Rodney Demps,
James Gibson, Alfred Hair, Isaac
Knight, Robert Lewis, John
Maynor, Roy McLendon, Alfonso
Moran, brothers Harold, Lemuel
and Sam Newton, Willie Reagan,'
Livingston Roberts, Cornell
"Pete" Smith, Charles Walker,
and Charles Wheeler.
Taylor County Public Library'
The Taylor County Library Advisory Board is seeking three
creative, visionary people to join the seven member advisory
board. The Library Advisory Board meets quarterly, with members
serving two year terms. The Library Advisory Board members
are responsible for providing direction and support to the library
director in order to insure that exemplary -library services and
materials are provided to all residents of Taylor County. This is
your opportunity to impact the future of your community library
and cultural center!
If you are interested in serving on this important board please
complete the volunteer application form. The form is available via
the TCPL website www.taylorcountygov.com/publicilibrary.html
or @ the Library. Questions? Please call 850.838.3512.
The Taylor County Board of County Commissioners will make
the final appointment.
Please submit applications by Friday, June 6, 2008.
Send to: Pamela Grigg
Taylor County Public Library
403 N. Washington Street .
Perry, FL 32347
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AMVETS Post 20 & Auxiliary
Appreciates all the donations and support for their past
yard sales. These sales raise money for our
We are taking a summer break and sales will
resume the 1st Saturday in September.
If you have donations to make over the summer,
please contact Jack at 223-2669 or Jim at 223-1390.
They will be happy to pick up the items.
The City of Perry
2007 Consumer Confidence Report
will not be mailed to each customer
this year, but will be
published in the
Wednesday, June 11,
edition of the Taco Times.
Copies are available at City Hall
between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday.
B-4 The Taco Times June 4, 2008
AUTINS FR'REN*I RNTAEL
To whom it may concern the Sloans
Auction House will be closing due to the
hot weather and other things. I am sorry
about this and I want to thank everyone
that attended the Auctions before and
hoping we can do something again. If
anybody has anything that was to be
auctioned left over at the barn, contact me
and I will get it for you. Remember there
are no more auctions at the Sloans
Auction at 1557 Carlton Cemetery Rd.
Thanks to everyone from Allen Sloan 584-
7-Family Rummage Sale All Inside by
appointment only. A little of everything.
Come spend time and look for some good
bargains, low prices, seeing is believing.
Call 584-2986 and please leave message.
Inside Flea Market open Friday and
Saturday, 8 a.m. 2 p.m. at Taylor Storage
6/4-6/6 .. .
9 week old Rednose puppies all shots &
wormed, $100 850-838-6987.
Three, seven week old kittens FREE! One
dark, one light Tabby and one black and
white with no tail. Call 584-5564.
Doberman Pincher's for sale, 1 male and 1
female, black & tan, had shots. Call 584-
For Sale: exercise machine was $400
asking $250. Yard machine riding lawn
mower needs work $200 o.b.o. 223-3393
24x5.,ft. Swimming pool w/deck, lattice all
around and all cleaning supplies, outdoor
glass top table w/4 chairs, bench swing
,and accessories. 838-2925
1985 Chevy S-10 Extended Cab, V-6
automatic, custom rims and tires. $1500.
2-month old Blue nose puppy, female
$500. Call 578-2576 and ask for Brandan
Tanning bed $300. Call 584-8563 for info.
Needed 3/4 adjustable bed, or hospital
bed. Please call 371-2221.
Got Junk Cars, Truck?
I buy Scrap MetalsHl
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(range, refrigerator, dishwasher), utility
room, central heat and air, car port, and
lots of storage, including detached shed.
Fenced back yard. Across street from high
school. Sparkling clean. $650/mo/$700
deposit. (850) 877-3586.
Clean, newer model 2 bed/1 bath Mobile
Home on 2 acres. Private land. One mile
outside city limits on Woods Creek Rd.
$500, 1st, last and deposit. 727-433-4514
Seeking room mate in down town home.
Washer/dryer, $500 mo. ref. req'd. Call
Keaton Beach area 2 bd./2 bath house for
rent. Adults only. $650 mth includes
utilities, deposit req'd. Available July,
(850)578-2356 please leave message.
Classic colonial home with Center
hallway for rent. 3 bed/3 bath in town.
Available June 1st. Call Nelda Pace,
Broker/Owner at (850)843-1823.
3 bd house, 5 miles on 98 West. $600
month. 1st, last and deposit. No pets.
2 bed Mobile Homes located in park,
prices starting at $450, 1st, last and
deposit. No pets. Call 223-3227 and leave
message for appointment.
SOUTHERN VILLA OF PERRY
2BR apartments currently available! HUD
vouchers accepted. Office hours are 8:00
to 5:00 Mon.-Thurs. Call 850-584-8111.
TDD/TTY 711. 315 Puckett Rd., Perry, FL
32347. Equal Housing Opportunity.
Immediate openings for 1, 2, & 3 BR HC
and Non-HC accessible apartments.
Rental assistance available. HUD
vouchers considered. Equal Housing
Opportunity. Office hours are 8:00-5:00
Mon-Thurs. Call 850-584-5668. 709 W.
Church St. Perry, FL 32348. TDD 711
OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE
205 S. Washington St. 760 sq. ft.
115-A Drew Street 1160 sq. ft.
Central heat ar,, a,r H,C .1_R-room. Call,
8 5 0 9 7 1 2 8 1 1 8 .0 '* 0 " "
Rooms available at Skylark Motel
everything included from Monthly $550
required $45 deposit, $165 weekly or'$40 '
daily tax included. 317 N. Byron B'dler'
Newly remodeled office Suites available
for lease, electric, water, gas and trash
removal included, only $260 monthly. Call
Select Group Realty @ 954-647-5057.
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 954-647-5057.
For Rent 2 bd/2 bth, 207 Sth, Hinley St.
$590 mth + $590 deposit. Call 843-8524
for more information.
V WANT TOBU Y
-"At __ Old Fireplace Brick .S*
Gold (scrap) ~ Diamonds ~ Old Comic Books,
Coins (silver) & Paper Money ~ Taylor County Memorabilia
Bedroom Dining Room Living Room Bedding
Westgate Motel Rooms available for Rent.
Refrigerator, microwave, TV w/cable'
AC/Heater. Everything included. $165
weekly or $40 daily tax included.(RV sites
also available.) 1627 S, Byron Butler
1 & 2 bedroom apartments available. Call
Land for Sale 10 acres, US 27 frontage. 11
miles from town, planted pines, oak trees
and maple, beautiful for home site. $8,500
per acre. Call Robert 850-890-1467.
.MOVING OUT OF STATE
House 5 BD/2 B 602 Jefferson St.
House & Land- 3 BD/2 B 113 Lewis Drive
House- 3 B/f1 B 602 W. Bacon St.
Will consider owner Financino with Large
Down Payment. 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
Gorgeous 3 BR/2 Bath. DWMH with large
fenced yard. Great neighborhood! New
metal roof. Insulated windows. Painted
drywall! approx. $625/month WAC Call
850-838-9090. Will not last long!
New or Used Mobile Homes with No
money down for Land Owners. Call
Prestige Home Centers 1-800-477-2492.
Affordable New Homes...2 BR starting at
$29,990...3 !BR starting at $39,990...4 BR
starting at $54,990...5 BR starting at
$69,990. Call 838-9090
$149 Bi-weekly will buy you a new 2 or 3
bd/2'bth mobile home Call Prestige Home
We Love Trade-In's... We are out of used
homes once again...bring this ad along
with your title to receive top dollar on your
trade. Call 838-9090.
Looking for Part time Bartender Friday and
Saturday nights. Apply at Beach Bar 578-
Advent Christian Village
Current Jobs Line Advertisement
call 658-5627 or visit www.acvillage.net
24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
Be your BEST, 4mong the BEST
CNA & LPN
FT/PT/ long-term care setting. Florida
certification (CNA) or unrestricted license
PT; unrestricted Florida license required.
Prior home health experience a plus. Must
have valid Florida driver's license.
Food Service Staff
PT/FT in various settings including
summer seasonal, institutional and
cafeteria. Prior experience in institutional
or cafeteria food service a plus but not
FT positions include health, dental, life,
disability, supplemental insurance, 403b
retirement account; paid time off, access
to onsite daycare fitness facilities. Apply
in person at Personnel Office Monday
through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00
p.m., or fax resume/credentials to
Workplace/Criminal background required.
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Also want any annual
from Jerkins High School
Martin Electronics, Inc.
is currently accepting applications for an
experienced Machinist, All applicants are
subject to pre-employment drug screening
and a background check by BATF, Bring
picture ID and Social Security card or Birth
Certificate and apply at the Employ
Florida Mobile Unit in the K-mart parking
lot on Wednesdays or stop by MEI to
-complete an application.
TAYLOR COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY
Call in Roll Off Site Attendant $6.88 hr.
HEOI (Truck Driver -$9.31 hr.
Job descriptions and applications can be
obtained from wwv.taylorcontvyov.com or
One Stop Mobile Unit located in the Kmart
Parking Lot on Wednesdays 9 a.m. 6
p.m. or at 502 N. Center Street Perry, FL
on Tuesday and Thursdays from 8 a.m. -
2 p.m. Positions are open until filled.
Taylor County Board of County
Commissioners is an EOE, VP, DT,
background check employer.
Local Ordnance Defense Contractor is
currently seeking to fill a Manufacturing
Engineering position. The ideal candidate
would have a B.S. Degree in an
Engineering or related field with a
minimum of two (2) years experience in a
Mfg, / Process Engineering related
positions. PC literacy is a must and CAD
Design capability is a plus.
Responsibilities will include the design,
development and implementation of
tooling, fixtures and manufacturing
processes capable of meeting stringent
reliability standards, Standard Operating
Procedure generation, process
troubleshooting and training as well as
other process related activities.
We offer a competitive wage and benefit
package. EOE. For confidential
consideration, send resume electronically
to Bulova Ordnance, LLC, 125 SE Swisher
Road, Mayo, FL 32066.
Advent Christian Village
Charming community; delightful people;
rewarding experience -
FT Social Service Coordinator
to perform admissions assessment,
provide social support in community
integration and coordinate services for
clients in various phases of independent
living. Bachelor's degree in social
services or related field required. MSW &
prior experience a plus.
PT Postal Worker
High school diploma or GED preferred.
Simple math skills & strong customer
service skills required. Some Saturdays
Generous benefits available for FT
positions. EOE; Drug Free Workplace,
Criminal background checks required.
Apply in person at ACV personnel
Department Mon. thru Fri. 9:00 a.m. until 4
p.m., Carter Village Hall, 10680 Dowling.
Park, FL fax resume to (386)658-5160; or
Short Order Cook and Server Wanted at
Keaton Beach Hot dog Stand. Apply in
CLERK NEEDED: Sea Hag Marina in
Steinhatchee is seeking to hire a self-
motivated individual with a passion for
people. Must posses excellent phone
skills, be able to multi-task and be willing
to submit to drug testing as well as work
weekends. Apply in person at 322
1970 Catalina Pontiac, 4 door. Call 584-
1997 Mercury Villager gs, good AC, 6-CD
player, 3 door, clean, good tires. $3800
OBO Call 850-584-4807 Eric Wheeler.
Chrome Rims Pacer type, 906 18 inches
with tires for only $800. Call from 10a 6 p.
2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature
Series, leather interior, premium sound
system. Good condition inside and out.
Well-traveled 115K miles $7500. 584-3168
2006 Saturn Ion, 5 speed manual, 26-35
mpg, roomy interior, dent resistant panels,
bright silver, 22k miles excellent condition
$9,999 584-9882 or 584-0651 or 843-2155.
J.D.'s Tree Service and Lawn Care.
Licensed and insured. Free estimates. We
also grind stumps. Call today 838-1280.
Firewood for sale.
Clay Swindle L.L.C. (licensed and
insured) All types of remodeling: doors,
windows, docks, painting, etc.
CpmmrciJl,& ResidentiabQall ,350%2231.-
' 1780 or -843-1941'. If no answer-, please
leave message. Over 20 years of
Brandan's Handyman Service
Painting, remolding, decks, etc. odd jobs.
Will beat other prices. Call Brandon at'
TREE REMOVAL/STUMP GRINDIdG
Tree Surgery Landscaping
52 Bucket Truck -
Licensed & Insured/All Work Guaranteed
Lowest Prices in the Area
John Sesock, owner 850-584-2027
CENTER MANAGER needed for growing
medical practice in Perry. Minimum Qualifications
professional leadership experience with strong
interpersonal skills; staff supervision; verbal/written
communication proficiency; budget management,
experience; working knowledge of computers &
software applications; 2 years practice management
experience or related college degree with 1 year
practice management experience.,
Send resume to email@example.com
or FAX to 850-298-6054
Used/Repo Mobile Homes
28x48 3/2 FPL,3 blocks to river, 1/4 ac. Steinhatchee $69,995
28x48 3/2 Reconditioned & Ready A/C.................$42,900
24x40 2/2 Delivered & Set-up A/C.........................$36,995
28x56 3/2 Tape/Texture A/C................................... $42,995
28x48 3/2 New A/C, Appliances...................................$41,9951
14x56 2/2 Excellent Condition w/Roofover..............$21,995
14x44 1/1 2005 Fleetwood, Like New....................... $16,995
P EZ Financing Available
No Down for Landowners
CALL NOW FOR MORE DETAILS!
PRESTIGE HOME CENTERS, INC.
NEED HELP? Excellent TLC for your
oIbved elderly. Cooking, light cleaning,
errands. 17 years experience. References
available. Call 584-5165 please leave
Hi, Taylor-County! Chad H. Dees Lawn
Care is licensed and insured. Call for free"
estimates. Chad H. Dees Lawn Care -
850-584-8959. Chad H. Dees, owner.
Southern Siding & Remolding LLC
Jay Swindle Owner, Licensed & Insured
Vinyl Siding & Sofit, wood rot, fascia,
decks, screen rooms, windows, porches,
seawalls and more.
Tall Timber stump grinding and tractor
work, free estimates, no job or stump to big
or too small, good deals for all... Home
850-584-8191 or cell 850-838-5923 and
ask for Mark A. Moneyhan certified quality
& CARPET CLEANING
Dries in 3-4 hours
~ Tile Floors ~
-~ Pet Odors -
MOBILE HOME MOVERS
Water/Sewer Hook Ups Available.
Complete Set Up Service And Anchoring,
Dirt Pads And Tree Service.
Mobile Home Repair, Tear Down &
Removal. Releveling, Instalation Of New
'in, i:.:. Doors, P .:. -' "-,.. : ',, 1 .,il
Siding. Licensed, Insured And Bonded.
Call Mark Moneyhan 584-6397 Or Steve
A to Z Farm and Lawn Service
Land clearing, tree trimming/ removal,
dump truck service, harrowing, bush hog
mowing, rake work, dirt leveling and
complete lawn service: Call 584-6737.
The City of Perry
is accepting applications for a
Building Inspector or
At least 18 years of age, good
moral character, meet eligibility
requirements according to one of the
1) Demonstrates 10 years combined
experience as an architect, engineer,
plans examiner, building code inspector,
registered or certified contractor, or
construction superintendent, with at
least five years of such experience in
Or 2) Demonstrates a combination
of postsecondary education in the
field of construction or related field,
no more than 5 years of which may
be applied, and experience as an
architect, engineer, plans examiner,
building code inspector, registered or
certified contractor, or construction
superintendent which totals 10 years
with at least 5 years of such total being
experience in supervisory positions. 4
Holds a valid standard, provisional,1
or limited certificate from the State of
Florida as a Building Official or Building1
This position will be responsible forall
duties of a building code administrator
and/or building official for the City
.of Perry, including but no limited to:
inspections plans review, building
code compliance, building compliance
with appli' -1 development
regulations, and r-; eight of applicable
clerical stafh,ig. Mvi. it have a valid
Florida Driver License.
DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Please send employment history,
'copies of certification held and
salary requirements by 6/13/2008
Attn:. Bob Brown, City of Perry
224 5. Jefferson St.
Perry, FL 32347
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JM Handyman Home Repairs, LLC
Pressure washing, painting, concrete,
wood decks, Ceramic tile, laminate wood
' Wailable, Mobile Home Repairs, RV Leak
Repairs. 578-3776,838-6077 or 584-2270.
Taylor County School District
318 North Clark Street
Perry, Fl 32347
Will be participating in the Summer Food .
Service Program during the months of
June, July, and August.
Nutritionally balanced meals will be
provided to all children regardless of
race, color, sex, disability, age, or
national origin during summer vacation
when school breakfasts and lunches
are not available. All children 18 years
old and younger, if open site, are
eligible for meals at no charge and
there will be no discrimination in the
course of the meat service. The
programs are only approved for
geographical areas of need where 50
percent or more of the children qualify
for .free and reduced price meals
during the school year.
Summer feeding sites that are 'located
at schools provide meals to all children
is the'immediate vicinity in addition to
tnose enrolled in summer school.
The following sites will participate in the
Summer Food Service Program:
Child Development Center 508 N.
Aquqnaldo Ave., June 9th thru Aug. 6th
Only Monday thru Thursday-
Breakfast 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Taylor County Elementary 1600 E.
Green Street, June 9th thru July 17th
Only Monday thru Thursday---
Breakfast 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Lunch 11:15a.m. to11:45a.m.
Any person who believes he or she has
been discriminated against In any USDA-,,
related activity should write or call
Director, Office of Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, S. W.
Washington, D. C. 20250-9410
Or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202)
USDA is an equal opportunity provider
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY,
Case No. 08-372-CP
In Re: The Estate of:
GLORIA M. FOLSOM SHEFFIELD,
NOTICE TO CREDITORS -
The administration of the estate of
GLORIA M. FOLSOM SHEFFIELD,
deceased, whose date of death was
March 28, 2008; File Number 08-372-CP is
pending in the Circuit Court for Taylor
County, Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which is Post Office Box 620,
Perry, Florida 32348. The names and
addresses of the personal
representative and the personal
representative's attorney ore set forth
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate, on whom a
copy of. this notice has been served,
must file their claims with this court
WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME
OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
All other creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or
demands against 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 SO FILED WILL BE
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2)
YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S
DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this notice
is: MAY 28, 2008.
STvlTH & SMITH
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, P.A.
MICHAEL S. SMITH
Attorney for Personal Representative
Florida Bar No. 169621
P.O. Drawer 579
Perry, Florida 32348
Telephone: (850) 584-3812
Fox: (850) 584-7148
116 Wood Street
Perry, Florida 32348
IN THE COUNTY COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR TAYLOR
.CASE NO 62-2008-CC-231-OOA-OI
IN REF: 1928 WHIPPET SERIAL# 96-71015
NOTICE OF ACTION __
NOTICE IS HEIEtiy GIVEN that a petition-
Ownership of a motor- vehicle
described as 1928 WHIPPET, and whose
serial 96-7hl 15,,has been filed and you
aFe required to serve a copy of your
written objections, If any, on RUDOLPH
SADLER, 2890 WEST US 98, PERRY, FL
32347 who is the petitioner, on or
before June .19th, 2008, and file the
original with the clerk of the court either
before service on the petitioner, or
immediately thereafter; otherwise, a
default will be entered for the relief
demanded In the petition.
Witness my hand and seal of this court
on the 19thddc
Of May, 2008, at Taylor County, Florida.
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Salina Ford
,5/21, 5/28, 6/4,-6/11
Legal Notice Request For Proposals City
of Perry, Florida For Building Inspection
Services Providers '
Notice is hereby given that the City of
Perry, Florida is seeking sealed
proposals from interested firms,
contractors or vendors to provide
Professional Building Inspections and
Administrative Services for the full
operation of a City Building Department
in accordance with the requirements
set forth in Florida Statutes, the City Code
and the City, Land Development
At the Booking Desk
Bids can be 'obtained at Perry City Hall.
224 S. Jefferson Street, Perry, Florida
32347. Details of RFP can be obtained at
Perry City Hall or by calling (850)584-
7161 and asking for "Building
Sealed proposals can be mailed,
overnight expressed, or hand delivered
to the address below. All sealed
proposals must be marked "RFP Building
Services City of Perry" and addressed to
Bob Brown, City Manager, City of Perry,
224 S. Jefferson Street, Perry, FL 32347.
Faxed proposals will not be accepted.
In the Circuit Court In and for Taylor
Case No: 2008-CA-102
Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc.,
Brandon A. Grubbs, et al.
NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE PURSUANT TO
SECTION 45.031(1), FLORIDA STATUTES
To whom it may concern: .
Notice is hereby given that.pursuant to
the Summary Final Judgment entered on
May 19, 2008, In Case No. 2008-CA-102
of the Circuit Court, Taylor County,
Florida, in which Vanderbilt Mortgage.
and Finance, Inc. is Plaintiff and Brandon
A. Grubbs and Ashley Grubbs are the
defendants, the Clerk of this Court will
sell at public sale the following
described real property:
Commence at the point of intersection
of the Southerly right of way line of Holt
Road (County Road 30-A) and the West
boundary line of Section 11, Township 5
South, Range 7 East, and run Nqrth 88
deg .0'30" East al,,ng :aid coui-heil, ,.qhi
`16f wo, 11n i :ri on,. : .r I 7" I-1
thence South 01 deg 18'55" West, a
distance of 359.89 feet to the point of
beginning; thence from said point of
beginning, continue South 01 deg 18'55"
West, a distance of 254.38 feet to a
point on the Northerly right of way line of
Cary Stephens Road; thence run North
88 deg. 53'16" East, along said Northerly
right of way line, a distance of 188.10
feet; thence Noth 01 deg. 26'42" East, a
distance of 254.41 feet; thence South 88
deg. 53' 16" West, a distance of 188.68
feet to the point of beginning. Said
parcel is located in the NW 1/4 of the
SW 1/4 of Section 11, Township 5 South, '
Range 7 East, Taylor County, Florida.
Together with 2006 Clayton Mobile
Home, Waycross 930 WA Riverwood,
70x28 double wide manufactured
home, Serial Nos: WHCO14858GAA &
The sale will be held on July 8, 2008 at
11:00 a.m. to the highest and best
bidder for cash, at the front steps, to the
Taylor County Courthouse, 108 N.
Jefferson Street, Perry, Florida, in
accordance with Section 45.031 of the
Any person claiming an interest In the
surplus from the sale, if any, other than
the property owner as of. the date of
Sthe Lis Pendens must file'a claim within
60 days after the'sale.,
Dated this 20th day of May, 2008.
Annie Mae Murphy
Clerk of said Court
By: Marti Lavalle
As Deputy Clerk
Lance P. Cohen-
1723 Bianding Blvd., Suite 102
,Jacksonville, FL 3221Q
Attorney for Plaintiff
Notice of Public Hearing
Hearing Date: June 17, 2008
Subject of Hearing: School Board Policy -
The district school board of Taylor
County will hold a public hearing or) the
above date for approval of said
subject item. This hearing will be held at.,
the school board meeting. The public Is'
invited to attend to express their
opinion/concerns. The public hearing will
be held at the administrative complex,
school board meeting room, 318 North
Clark Street. A copy of this policy may
be obtained from the Superintendent's
Oscar M. Howard Jr.
Superintendent of Schools
5/21, 5/28, 6/4, 6/11
(PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUE 125.66).
Notice'is hereby given that the Board of
County Commissioners of Taylor County,
Florida will hold a Public Hearing on the
passage of a proposed Ordinance to
amend Ordinance Nos. 2008-06 and
2007-01. The Public Hearing shall be held
at the County Commission meeting
Room, Old Post Office Building, 201 E.
Green Street, Perry, Florida at the regular
meeting of the Board, on Tuesday, June
17, 2008 at 6:10 p.m. The title of the
proposed Ordinance is: .
An ordinance which amends ordinance
no. 2008-06 and Ordinance No. 2007-01
(The code of Ordinances of Taylor
County, Florida Chapter 18, Businesses,
Article iI., Business Tax, Section 18-34
Enforcement regarding canvassers,
solicitors, peddlers, transient merchants,
or Itinerant vendors; requiring the
provision of an actual permanent
physical address and telephone
number of a home office of the parent
organization, prohibiting the use of
prepaid cell phones as a contact
number. Requiring an authorized point
of contact remain In Taylor County after
a sales event authorized to handle
finance, customer service, product
warranty and/or exchanges and other
contractual issues they may arise for a
period of five (5) business days following
a sale; providing severability and
providing an effective date.
The proposed Ordinance may be
Inspected by the public at the Clerk of
the Circuit Court's Office at the Taylor
County Courthouse, Perry, Taylor
All members of the public are welcome
to attend. Notice Is further hereby given,
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
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
James Edwin Kinsey, 35, 10255
Puckett Road, possession of less than
20 grams cannabis, Ptl Campbell,
John Cason Scruggs, 68, 8747
Quincy, DUI, Officer Chaffin, DOT.
Donna Hendry, 48, no address
given, aggravated battery, Ptl. Shaw,
James Hendry, 46, no address
given, aggravated battery, Ptl. Shaw,
Eddie Lee Ransom, 52, 516 W.
Bacon Street, possession of cocaine,
Inv. Anderson, PPD.
Tammi Lee Urbanski, 38, 10255
Puckett Road, VOP (possession of
cocaine), PtI. Deeson, PPD.
Brinson Duane Murphy, 22, no
address given, VOP/community
control, Ptl. Deeson, PPD.
Kaci B. Faircloth, 26, no address
given, DUI, Ptl. Hightower, PPD.
Conrad Dontay Watkins Burney, 25,
no address given, sale of cocaine, Inv.
Franklin Wayne Bretz, 48, no
address, given, disorderly intoxication,
Deputy Lundy, TCSO.
Joshua Wilson, 25, no address
given, battery (domestic), Deputy Blue,
Daniel Lee Dunkelberger, 50, no-
address given, domestic violence,
Deputy Johns, TCSO.
Ammy Nichole Driggers, 30, 2845
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verbatim record of the proceedings is
made, which record Includes the
testimony and evidence upon which'
the appeal is to be based.
Dated this 30th day of May, 2008, by
Annie Mae Murphy, Clerk of the Circuit
Court and Clerk to the Board of County
Commissioners of Taylor County, Florida.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR TAYLOR
CASE NO. 2008-000026-CA
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SHEILA JOANNE GREGG; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF SHEILA JOANNE GREGG; and
all unknown parties claiming by, through,
Foley Cut Off Road, VOP,
tampering with a witness, felony
criminal mischief, Officer Thomas,
Bernard Calvin Williams, 28, no
address given, DWLS (knowingly), Ptl.
Travis Tise, 30, 220 Susan Street,
FTA/no driver's license, giving false
name, no motor vehicle registration,
Ptl. Norris, PPD.
Kenneth Earl Padgett, 30, 2845
Foley Cut Off Road, VOP (dealing in
stolen property), battery on law
enforcement officer, Officer Thomas,
Roger Ridings, 32,118 Lewis Road,
VOP (introduction to contraband), Ptl.
Malcolm C. Jay, 29, 113 Buffalo
Place, VOP, Officer Carlton, P&P
Jorge Hernandez, 55, 317 N. Byron
.Butler Parkway, no valid driver's
license, Ptl. Murphy, PPD.
Beyah Basha, 30, 1133 E. Ash
Street, VOP (possession of cocaine),
Ptl., Murphy, PPD.
Laura Taylor, 23, 709 W. Church
Street, Apt. 801, affray, battery, Ptl.
Robert Calvin Thomas, 33, 3877
Highway 27 E., VOP (fleeing and
eluding), Deputy Hayden, TCSO.
Charles Edward Hail, 19, 516 W.
Main Street, VOP Deputy Hayden,
Torres Martinez, 26, Live Oak, no
valid driver's license, no officer given.
Vernon Abe Faulk, 26, 103 'S.
Dupont Street, VOP, Ptl. Deeson, PPD.
Christina L. Ford, 30, 317 N. Byron
Butler Parkway, battery/domestic, Ptl.
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James Kinsey, 35, 10255 Puckett
Road, VOP (possession of cocaine
and cannabis), no officer given.
Patricia Ann Davis, 19, Tallahassee,
VOP (retail theft), .Deputy Murphy,
Terel D. Abercrombie, 23, 1116 E.
Main Street, retail theft, no officer
Samuel Jerome Mathis, 27, 308
Puckett Road, retail theft, Deputy Blue,
John Franklin, 34, 1104 Willow
Street, retail theft, Deputy Blue, TCSO.
Michael Wayne Mims, 22, 3309 U.S.
Highway 19, Lot 1, VOP (possession of
less than 20 grams cannabis), Inv. Lee,
Danny L. Coxville, 24, 7504 S. Red
Padgett Road, battery (domestic),
Deputy McKenzie, TCSO.
Corine Coxville, 23, 7504 S. Red
Padgett Road, battery (domestic),
Deputy McKenzie, TCSO .
George Bert Wright, 34, 10115
Puckett Road, aggravated assault,
Deputy Hooker, TCSO.
Boyd Warf,, 51, 408 Calhoun,
burglary, battery, Ptl. Cash, PPD.
Ricky Abercrombie, 47, 219 W.
Buckhalter Way, felony battery,
domestic battery by strangulation, Ptl.
Edward L. McLeod, 18, 500 Ivy Ave.,
grand theft, affray, Ptl. Norris, PPD.
Lealer V. Sneed, 22, 607 W. Willow
Street, VOP (possession of cocaine),
Officer Thomas, P&R
Kendall L.Smith, 19, 3149 Foley Cut
Off Road, lewd and lascivious /victim .
under 16, VOR Inv. Lee, TCSO.
Johnny Anderson, 33, 310 Saxon
Street, attempted murder, possession
of firearm by convicted felony, Ptl.
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Antonio Green, 31, 1613 S.
Woodward Street, disorderly conduct,
possession of less than '20 .grams
cannabis, Deputy Hayden, TCSO.
Larry White, 52, Ft. Lauderdale,
VOP (aggravated battery with
weapon), Deputy Murphy, TCSO.
Jimmie Williams, 45, 1105 1/2
Malloy Street, DWLS (knowingly), Ptl..
James Ghent Jr., 62, Lee, DUI, Cpl.
Ashia Jtia Fitchett, 24, 102 S.
Beverly Street, welfare fraud, Inv. Hill,
Ronald Stephen Martinez, 23,
Steinhatchee, DWLS (knowingly),
possession of less than 20 grams of
cannabis, no motor vehicle
registration, Deputy Lundy, TCSO.
Allen Jerome Clark, 57, 500 S.
Warner Ave., 1-5, no driver's license,
obstruction/giving false name,
attaching tag not assigned, Cpl.
Janet Lourene Sistrunk, 44, East
Wilson Street, grand theft,
embezzlement, Ptl. Griffin, PPD.
Yvonne Johnson, 42, 608 E.
Granger Drive, VOPR no officer given.
Vernie Eleanor Adkins, 58, .1752
Dulin Lane, welfare fraud, Inv.
Ernest Spencer Stephens, 61, Avon
Park, possession of cocaine with
intent, Inv. Anderson, PPD.
Eddie Lee Ransom, 52, 516 West
Bacon Street, possession of cocaine,
VOP (possession of cocaine), Inv.
Jana Baumgardner McClain, 23,
900 E. Paige Street, VOP, burglary
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