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Need a ride to the polls?
New Brooklyn Baptist Church is
coordinating transportation to the polls
for local voters.
Please call 584-5723 to take
advantage of this free service which is
offered to all registered voters, without
regard to race or political party
The message is, "How you vote is
your business, but please vote."
Chamber hosts costume
The Perry-Taylor County Chamber
of Commerce and Keep Taylor County
Beautiful will host a pumpkin carving
contest and a costume contest at the
chamber office Friday, Oct. 31,
"Trick or treaters are welcome
because we will also be passing out
lots of goodies too," Director Dawn
Pumpkins for the pumpkin carving
contest can be dropped off any time
between 9 a.m. on Oct. 30 until before
judging begins on Friday at 6 p.m.
(The office will be open on Oct. 30
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) The categories
for the pumpkin contest include: best
overall, most unique and scariest. You
- must provide your own pumpkins.
The judging for the costume contest
will begin at 5:30 p.m.
There are three categories: most
unique, scariest, and best recycled
costume. The best recycled costume
must be made from recycled materials
(example: cardboard, paper, egg
cartons, aluminum foil, tin cans etc.)
The costume contest is sponsored
by Keep Taylor County Beautiful.
There is no cost to enter and winners
will be given trophies.
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Taylor County 4,H Renegades
invite you and your horse to a
"Halloween Costume Contest"
Saturday, Nov. 1, at the 4-H Arena.
The contest will start at
5 p.m. Participants (and their
costumed horses) will be judged in the
categories of "most beautiful,"
"scariest" and "most creative."
"If you don't have a horse, no
problem-dress up and come join the
fun," organizers said.
For more information contact the
4-H office at 838-3508.
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A Steinhatchee School Advisory
Council (SAC) meeting will be held on
Wednesday, Nov. 5, for the purpose of
reviewing and revising the Taylor
County policy and procedures on
The meeting opens at 2:45 pm., in
the Family Center at the school, Any
person, community member, parent or
teacher, interested in revising the
policy should attend.
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The 53rd annual Florida Forest Festival served up a feast of activities, ranging from a
parade, to lumberjacks, fishing demonstrations and live entertainment. One of the most
popular spots at Forest Capital State Park was the Florida Division of Forestry tent which
offered everything from free ranger hats for children to the chance to hold a live baby
alligator. For more on the festival, please see pages A 3 and B 1.
Thousands gather for 53rd
Forest Festival celebration
The 53rd annual Florida Forest
Festival culminated Saturday with
organizers declaring the event a
threatened to postpone the first
event of the week, the annual
"Fabulous Fireworks Display" at
the Perry-Foley Airport, but after
short delay, the pyrotechnic show
continued to the delight of those
assembled on the tarmac.
Although the weather continued
to dampen the air Friday morning,
it could not do the same to the
spirits of the children and
demonstrators who took a trip back
in time during the Heritage Day
The action moved downtown
Friday evening with the Kids'
Parade, which saw dozens of local
youngsters walk the courthouse
square dressed as trees, lady bugs
and even a skunk, joined by area
The inaugural Forest Cup
Challenge Tricycle Race was a hit
with the crowd as they cheered on
six riders who competed for
trophies and bragging rights for the
The night was capped by the
annual Gaslight Antique Car
The rain returned overnight,
making a cold and wet start to
Saturday, but the weather cleared
just in time for the start to the King
Tree Parade at 10.
By the time the invocation was
given on Heritage Pavilion at
Forest Capital.State Park to signify
the beginning of the World's
Largest Free Fish Fry, the sky was
"',,* Please see page 3
Amendments have local impact?
Editor's Note: As the 2008 general
election nears, we conclude our two-
part series on the constitutional
amendments appearing on the general
ballot. This second part will look at the
final three amendments, including the
exact wording that will appear on the
ballot as well as a balanced look at the -
pros and cons of each amendment
provided by the non-partisan League
of Women Voters of Florida Education
Along with deciding races on
local, state and national tickets,
Taylor County voters will also be
asked to make decisions on six
amendments to the Florida
One was proposed by the Florida
Legislature, one by the activist
group Florida4Marriage.org and
four by the Florida Budget and
Taxation Reform Committee.
Due to a previous constitutional
amendment passed by Florida
voters in 2004, all amendments
must receive 60 percent of the vote
The Florida Supreme Court
struck three proposed amendments
from the ballot, numbers five,
seven and nine.
AMENDMENT No. 4
Sections to be amended: Article
VII, Sections 3 and 4; Article XII,
Title: Property Tax Exemption
of Perpetually Conserved Land;
Classification and Assessment of
Land Used for Conservation
Ballot language: "Requires
legislature to provide a property
tax exemption for real property
"* Please see page 5
Truck goes airborne in crash
No injuries were reported in a
two-vehicle crash Sunday morning
in which a truck hit an
embankment and became airborne
for 28 feet.
The driver of the truck, Doug
Spearman, 49, was cited for failing
to maintain a single lane after he
crossed the center line and forced
another driver to take evasive
The second vehicle, driven by
Harry Brooks, 78, entered the
south travel lane;of U.S. 221, 500
feet north of Wright Road. The
right side of Spearman's truck hit
the right side of Brooks' car.
Spearman's vehicle entered the
east shoulder, striking a ditch and
then an embankment. The truck
went airborne before coming to a
final rest on the east shoulder,
Spearman was traveling alone;
Brooks was accompanied by
Elizabeth Brooks, 77.
Florida Highway Patrol Trooper
William Ernst was the
investigating officer. The crash
happened around 9:25 a.m.
An armed robbery suspect remains at-large after striking a convenience
store Saturday night, Oct. 25.
Officers from the Perry Police Department (PPD) responded to a call at
the Star Mart on 1209 North Jefferson Street at 8:48 p.m. The clerk told
them that a subject armed with a handgun had entered the store and
"The clerk complied and handed over an undisclosed amount of
currency. The suspect then fled the store on foot," Capt. Jamie Cruse said.
The clerk was the only person in the store at the time; a customer had
pulled into the parking lot as the robbery was occurring and was able to
tell police which direction the suspect ran.
According to police, video surveillance has been reviewed and "as of
this time, we have been unable to identify the suspect," Cruse said.
The K-9 tracking team from Taylor Correctional Institution (TCI) was
called to the scene. The team tracked the suspect to Ash Street, but lost the
track at the site of the old Gladys Morse Elementary School.
Anyone with information regarding the robbery is asked to contact Det.
Ben Flowers at 584-5121. Callers may remain anonymous.
Former Dixie County j
for soliciting bribes
Thomas F. Kirwin, acting
United States attorney for the
Northern District of Florida,
announced Friday the indictment
of two former Dixie County
commissioners, John Lee
Driggers, 60, and Alton James
Land, 67, along with former
building and zoning inspector
Willie Dewery Keen Jr., 59.
The men are charged with
solicitation of bribes in connection
with business pending before the
Dixie County Board of County,
Commissioners, for conspiracy to
commit that offense, and for
making false statements during the
course of a federal investigation, in
violation of Title IS, United Stares-
Code, Sections 371, 666(a)(1)(B),
The indictment alleges that in
2006, while Keen was serving as
the building and zoning inspector
for Dixie County, and Driggers
and Land were serving as county
commissioners, the three men
ESTATE REPRESENTATIVE Dist. 10
"conspired to accept things of
value with the ,intent to be
influenced and rewarded in
connection with 'transactions
before the Dixie County Board of
Specifically, th4 indictment
alleges that the conspirators
offered their approval for
developments within Dixie County
in exchange for money and other
inducements, and attempted to
influence members of the Board of
County Commissioners to obtain
their approval for these
Driggers and Land are also
charged with one count of making
false statements to the Fe CrIJl
Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Keen is charged with two counts of
If convicted, Driggers, Land and
Keen, face a maximum sentence of
five years' imprisonment for
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Leonord L Bembry (D
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Gov. Crist extends
early voting hours
Starting today (Wednesday), early voting hours have been extended
from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Saturday, Nov. 1.
Early voting is available at the supervisor of elections office.
located on the second floor of the Taylor County Courthouse.
"Previously, we were open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., but under this new
order from Gov. Charlie Crist, we will be extending those hours,"
Supervisor-elect Dana Southerland said.
Early voting ends Saturday at 7 p.m.; the general election will be
held Tuesday, Nov. 4. At that time, all 14 voting precincts in the
county will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
A record number of voters are turning out for "early voting." As of
presstime Tuesday, some 1,606 votes had been recorded here.
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Eleven area singers took part Saturday in the annual Florida Forest Festival Karaoke
Challenge. After each participant had the opportunity to sing, the judges chose their favorite
three. Shown above are: (from I to r) second place, Jenna Irby; first place, Talina Hockaday;
and third place, Tonya Pagan.
Local band rocks the stage
Forest Capital State Park was overflowing with crowds Saturday afternoon.
Continued from page 1
Special guests for the event
included a multitude of forestry
queens from both Florida and
Georgia, Smokey Bear, a live
alligator courtesy the Florida Fish
and Wildlife Conservation
Commission, as well as local and
state politicians who walked in the
parade, manned information
booths and even took turns doling
out the day's free lunch.
Local foresters and lumberjacks
(and jills) competed in a series
of contests while equipment
demonstrators showed off their
The antique car show drew
scores of vehicles ranging from the
earliest Model Ts to high-end
Some 75 artisans and crafters,
along with dozens of non-profit
organizations and food vendors,
sold their wares as well.
On the mainstage, Nashville
legend Charlie McCoy, joined by
the Encore Band, shared the stage
with Anything But Stressed and
Area singers took over later in
the afternoon with the Karaoke
Challenge, followed by up-and-
coming country singer Jordan
Bush. Local band Broken Trust
finished the night, rocking under
the pines well after dark.
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Tony was raised in Taylor County and attended school in Shady Grove where
his grandmother (Mrs. Jones) taught for many years. After the closing of the
Shady Grove school, Tony went to Perry Elementary, Taylor County Jr. High and
Taylor County High School.
Aftergraduatingfrom High School Tony joined the U.S. Army. Uporncompletion
of his tour of duty, Tony worked for E.M. Watkins at Buckeye during the day while
going to the Law Enforcement Academy at night. From 1983 to 1989 Tony was
employed by the Taylor County Sheriff's Office working under Sheriffs Murphy,
Whittle, and Walker. Tony then headed to FDLE/ Florida Capitol Police where he
was employed until retirement in 2005.
Tony was married and -has two daughters, Jessica and Joni, who both
attended the Taylor County School system. He is also a member of Mt. Gilead
Baptist Church. Tony's hobbies include hunting, fishing, biking, and canoeing.
Let's work together for a better Taylor County by electing Tony Chambers
He is truly one of us and cares about Taylor County!
If you're the sheriff, you are in charge of law enforcement and keeping your citizens
safe, making sure the roads are safe, and keeping drugs out the hands of the children
and off the streets. It's a big job that's not getting done.
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Sadler, Barnhart wed in August
Mrs. Dorothy Burns of Perry
announces the marriage of her
grandson, Gray Sadler, to Debi
Barnhart of Jacksonville.
Mr. and Mi's. Gray Sadler
Aucilla adds one to list
The groom is a graduate of
S.A.I.L. High School, Tallahassee
Community College, and is
currently enrolled at the University
of Florida. He is lead developer
The groom is the son of Bonnie
and Joe Glover of Tallahassee, and
Mark and Denise Sadler of
Greensboro. He is also the
grandson of the late Joseph P.
Burns Jr. of Perry, Mrs. Betty
Sadler and the late Thomas B.
Sadler of Biloxi, Miss., and the late
Mrs. Else Glover of Quincy.
The bride is a graduate of
Bishop Kenny High School and
Flagler College, with degrees in
elementary and exceptional
education. She completed her
internship last fall at Taylor
County Elementary School and is
currently teaching ESE at Norton
Elementary School in Gainesville.
Mrs. Sadler is the daughter of
Douglas Barnhart and Cynthia
Rooks, who are married to
Margaret Barnhart and Tim Rooks,
all of Jacksonville. She is also the
granddaughter of Mrs. Doris Vinal
and the late Nelson Vinal of
Jacksonville, Mrs. Mary Barnhart
and the late Charles Barnhart of
Seminole, and step granddaughter
to Carl and Margaret Rooks of
Jacksonville, and Mary and John
Sleasman of New York.
The wedding took place on the
evening of Aug. 8, 2008, at the
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens in
the Range of the Jaguar. Family
and friends served as witnesses for
the ceremony which was
performed by the Rev. Ken Vinal,
the bride's uncle.
Out-of-state family and friends
in attendance traveled from
Illinois, Massachusetts, North
Carolina. 'Pennsylvania, Rhode
Island and Virginia.
S.Aftera brief honeymoon at
Amelia Island, the couple returned
to theii home in Gaines ille.
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Marti Eastman LaValle, James Henry 'Buddy' Lee II
Rhonda Eastman of Perry
announces the engagement of her
daughter, Marti Eastman LaValle,
to James Henry "Buddy" Lee II,
the son of J. Henry and Laura Lee
of perry and the late Faye Lee.
The bride is the granddaughter
of Ellene Ricketson and the late
Tillman Rex Ricketson. The
groom's grandparents include the
late Tillie Mae Whiddon Roberts,
the late Thelma Kinsey Porter and
the late Sally Lee Croft.
A Nov. 22, 2008, wedding is
planned in Calvary Baptist Church
at 4 p.m. with a repeption
following. All friends and
relatives are invited; only out-of-
town invitations will be extended.
November 1, 2008
November 8, 2008
Jason & Sara (Taylor) Vinson
Kevin & Emily itr"!rpt, i Hicks
& Dean Land Jr.
Boy due October 31
Charise Thomas &
Boy due November 12
Jamie & Bryan Lundy
Boy due December 4
Heather & Justin Parks
Boy due December 9
November 22, 2008
January 10, 2009
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Donald & Megan (Crowder) Tucker Mon.-Fri. 10 am-6 pm, Sat. 10 an-5 pm
Kristina & Matt Brown
Boy due December 10
Jared & Teresa Compton
Girl due December 14
Jennifer (Knowles) &
Girl due December 18
Nicole & Jeremy Bain
Boy due December 30
Celena & Chris Welch
Boy due January 3
Kelli & Yancie Brannen ,
Boy due January 12 .
Andrea & David Chapman
Boy due January 18
Hope Taylor &
Boy due January 19
Angie & Harper Gibson
Boy due February 5
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No More'0 PolicieS
Your Vote on November 4th will help take Taylor CountilBack.
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land tax revenue
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encumbered by perpetual
conservation easements or other
perpetual conservation protections,
defined by general law. Requires
legislature to provide for
classification and assessment of
land used for conservation
purposes, and not perpetually
encumbered, solely on the basis of
character or use. Subjects
assessment benefit to conditions,
limitations and reasonable
definitions established by general
law. Applies to property taxes
beginning in 2010."
Sponsor: Florida Budget and
Taxation Reform Commission
Background: Provisions in
federal estate and tax law
providing incentives for
landowners who preserve their
property in its natural state. This
amendment would add further tax
benefits for such landowners.
Pro: The amendment may
encourage further conservation of
land in its natural state.
Con: Local revenue will be
decreased. Existing policies
already favor those who preserve
their land. The amendment would
not require public access to the
lands to which it applies.
AMENDMENT No. 6
Sections to be amended: Article"
VII, Section 4; Article XII, New
Title: Assessment of Working
Waterfront Property Based Upon
Ballot language: Provides for
assessment based upon use of land
used predominantly for
commercial fishing purposes; land
used for vessel launches into,
waters that are navigable and
accessible to the public; marinas
and drystacks that are open to the
public; and water-dependent
marine manufacturing facilities,
commercial fishing facilities, and
mV ine vessel co struction and
- reir facilitielan amdfrsupport
activities, subject to conditions,
limitations, and reasonable
definitions specified by general
Sponsor: Florida Budget and
Taxation Reform Commission
Background: Florida law
requires property appraisers to
assess property on its "highest and
best" use. Access to public
waterfronts has been reduced as
marinas and other commercial
property owners cannot afford to
resist developers' offers to convert
the land in condominiums and
FBI, .FDLE led
Continued from.page 1
conspiracy (Count one), a
maximumim of 10 years'
imprisonment for the substantive
offense of soliciting bribes (count
two). and a maximum of. five
years' imprisonment on each count
Of;making false statements.
This case was investigated by
the FBI and the Florida
Department of Law Enforcement.
It is being prosecuted by Assistant
United States Attorney Gregory P.
An indictment is merely a
formal charge that a defendant has
committed a violation of federal
criminal law, and every defendant
is presumed innocent until, and
unless, proven guilty beyond a
other private buildings. The
amendment would require those
properties to be taxed on their
current use rather than "highest
Pro: Access to public waterfront
areas would more likely remain at
current levels rather than
continuing to diminish. This
measure. may reduce property
taxes on working waterfront
properties and thereby reduce
pressure to sell those properties to
: Con: Local revenues would
suffer. The measure allows the
legislature to define terms and
impose conditions and limitations
on any tax break working
waterfronts owners receive.
AMENDMENT No. 8
Sections to be amended: Article
VII, Section 9
Title: Local Option Community
'Ballot language: Proposing an
amendment to the State
Constitution to require that the
legislature-authorize counties to
levy a local option sales tax to
supplement community college
funding; requiring voter approval
to levy the tax; providing that
approved taxes will sunset after
five years and may be reauthorized
by the voters.
A Sponsor: Florida Budget and
,Taxation Reform Commission
Background: The legislature
previously allowed Miami-Dade
County to levy a local-option sales
tax to assist the area's community
; Pro: Community colleges serve
as a gateway to the university
*system and to greater employment
opportunities; this amendment
could increase their funding.
Voters would have the option of
denying any proposed local-option
sales tax increase under the
Con: Sales taxes impose a
greater burden on lower-income
families. The measure shifts the
burden of funding community)
colleges from state to local
authorities. The amendment could
create unequal opportunities for
Florida residents based on the
economy in their county of
Boy due bec. 4, 2008
Kristina & Ma"t Brown
CAYDEN MATTHEW BROWN
Boy due Dec,10, 2008
Ancole & BradlJeremy Bain
Boy due bec. 30, 2008
Angie & Harper Gibson
Boy due Feb. 5, 2009
Nicole A Jeremy BSin
Boy due Dec. 30. 2008
'Fashion Fiesta' slated Nov. 8
By B.D. WILLIAMS
The annual Dual Day services
held Sunday afternoon at New Mt.
Zion Missionary Baptist Church
(where the Rev. Izell Montgomery
is pastor) were enjoyed by all and
attendance was good.
The service at New Brooklyn
M.B. Church was grand and
attendance was good throughout
the day. It was enjoyed by all. The
Rev. Donald McBride is pastor.
The service was the highest
throughout the day Sunday at
Little St. John M.B. Church where
the church anniversary closed out.
Sunday School was at 9:45 a.m. A
spiritual message Sunday morning
and dinner was served to all.
Attendance was good. The Rev.
Robert Butler is pastor.
New Brooklyn MB Church
Deaconess Ministry is sponsoring
a "Ladies Only Salad Fashion
Fiesta," Saturday, Nov. 8, at 3 p.m.
Come and enjoy the festivities.
See the beautiful models and the
stunning Fall styles.
You be the judge of this fashion
Donations of $4 per person are
Tavlor County Needs an
Honest and Aggressive Sheriff
No More Policies
Chambers for a Change A
Your Vote on November 4th will help take Taylor County Back.
Political ,ivertisnnment paid for and approved by Tony Chambers, Republican, for Sheriff of Taylor County.
In honor & memory
The flag at Taylor County Fire Rescue flew at half-mast
Wednesday, Oct. 22, in memory of fallen firefighter David S.
Williams. Williams died in the line of duty on Oct. 22, 1997.
Win 2 tickets to Daytona 500
Perry Rotary Club is offering
chances to win two tickets to the
2009 Daytona 500. Tickets are $1
each and can be purchased from
any Rotarian. The drawing will be
held Dec. 16.
He's not a baby
He's a big boy
Oct. 29, 2008
Mommy & Daddy
"Respect in Representation'
Lifelong resident of Taylor County
Graduate of Taylor County High--lettered in
football 4 years during two undefeated seasons,
North Florida Community College,
Attended Florida State University College of
Licensed Real Estate Agent
Lifetime Owner of a working farm
Current owner/operator of S.J Register, Inc. for
27 years, providing reforestation of our land
A Christian and active member of First Baptist
Married to Carol Sue Wincey Register for 37
Have 2 children and 2 grandchildren
Taylor County Farm Bureau Board of Directors
4-H Advisory Committee
Former Airport Advisory Committee
Volunteer in youth 4-H programs of Taylor County
for past 25 years.
Member of NRA
Former member of Bulldog boosters
Always available to talk and listen
Prepared to make all information accessible
to every citizen via updated Internet program
Hard-working, honest, dependable
Committed to earn your respect and
provide equitable service to all
As a property and
business owner I know
and understand your
concerns. I have the
experience of working
with people and working
with the land I feel that
one of my strengths is
listening. I can promise
you that you will always
be welcome to express
your thoughts and
concerns and I will not
only listen but weigh
your words when making
decisions I have many
years experience with
land usage, mapping.
and comparative market
value assessment, as
well as countless hours
of reading deeds and
legal descriptions. I
know what it means to
work within a deadline and can assist citizens in getting the information
they need in a timely manner.
THE LAND IS MY LIVELIHOOD AND WANTING WHAT IS BEST FOR
THE GENERATIONS TO COME IN TAYLOR COUNTY IS MY LIFE.
I would appreciate your consideration and vote on
November 4, 2008.
jerry.regist firstname.lastname@example.org 584-6265
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for Taylor County Property Appraiser
Churches slate fall
festivals for Friday
Hallelujah Night set
Youth Pastor Ranata Hughes and
the Glorious Rain Youth
Department welcome everyone to
their Oct. 31 Hallelujah Night for
all ages. Food, games, music,
face-painting and "basic family
fun" will be offered in the church
yard and fellowship hall. "Again,
all are welcome. Bienvendio!,"
The church is located at 110 E.
Maurice Linton Rd. The event is
planned from 6-10 p.m.
What is 'trunk
Southside Baptist Church invites
all children (pre-school through
sixth grade) to participate in its
first "trunk or treat" night on Oct.
31. For this event, church
members will decorate their
vehicles' trunks with a theme or
character.from the Bible, and each
child visiting will be given a treat
while experiencing the Bible story.
Participants can also expect some
walking, talking Bible characters
dressed in traditional garments.
You're invited to '""enjoy a safe
and spiritual experience on Oct. 31
from 5:30 until 6:30 on the lawn of
Southside, located on Plantation
Fall Festival at Lakeside
Lakeside Baptist Church
announces plans for its Fall
Festival on Friday, Oct. 31, from
6-8:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to
bring the children and enjoy a cake
walk, lots of food and many other
90th Homecoming at
Pisgah Baptist Church will
observe its 90th Homecoming on
Sunday, Nov. 2, with singing
beginning at 10 a.m. The Praise
Singers from Mayo will be
The Rev. James Roberts will
bring the morning message,
followed by dinner on the grounds.
Everyone is invited.
Sunday is Day of Prayer,
Fasting at Blue Creek
Blue Creek Baptist Church
invites everyone to join in its Day
of Prayer and Fasting on Sunday,
Nov. 2. "Come for all or part
beginning at 12:30 p.m. The
schedule will be as follows: 12:30,
prayers for families and churches,
1:00, for our communities, 1:30,
for the city of Perry, 2:00 for the
state of Florida, 2:30 for America,
3:00 praise and worship, 3:30 for
election and candidates." The
church is located at 2.028 Beach
Road, Cedar Island, about 20 miles
from Perry. Take 361 south,
toward Keaton Beach, turn left at
the county boat ramp. The church
is two miles ahead on the left.
-* Please see page 8
YOU are gone from
our lives, but not
from our hearts...
that's a place where
Syou still dwell.
December 24, 2002
Still Loving You,
Hazel (Mom), Bonnie, Michael,
Brenda, Ola, Beverly, Charles,
Cletis, Rita, Julia, Loretta, Fred,
Natalia, Chad, Fredrick, Joseph &
L% Carmen (Mark)
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New g Home. i
Friday, Oct. 31 4"
6:30-8:30 p.m. .
All children birth through 5'' grade
& families are WELCOME!
Cupcakes Duck Pond
Moonwalk Chili Hot Dogs
Lots of Surprises!
There is no charge for this event
We hope to see you there'
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Oct. 27, 1937-July 18, 2008
We miss you
you will always
be in our hearts.
Your Family, husband,
sons, daughters and
Board of Commissioners
will be hosting the 4th annual
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7 All Veterans
Heritage Pavilion Forest Capital Park
(In the event of rain, the lunch will be in Forest Capital Hall)
sponsored by the
Chamber of Commerce
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Hot Dogs-Chill-Bounce Sports Arena
Moon Bounce-Face Painting
Music-Games~Prizes for All Ages
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008
8:00 11:00 a.m.
Bring hats, tools and bug spray. For more information, call 584-4329
If you are physically unable to clean your plot, we will provide assistance.
Two new headstones being delivered!
Our goal is to identify persons buried without headstones. If anyone has
S knowledge of unmarked graves, please call with names and dates.
EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 29, 2008
The County Veterans Service officer, Joe Collins,
will be moving to the old Airport Terminal located at
401 Industrial Park Drive, Perry, Fla. 32347.
Office hours will remain the same: Monday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
or by appointment. The office is not open on legal holidays. The telephone
number will not change and the number is 850-838-3513.
For additional information or to make an appointment contact:
Joe Collins at 850-838-3513 or 850-843-0815
IT'S BEEN WAY TOO LO
36 YEARS T
SINCE WE HAD
ONE OF US
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A-7 Taco Times October 29, 2008
Bulldogs score 57 in rout of Dixie County
By AARON PORTWOOD
Taylor County broke a three-
game losing skid and kept their
. play-off hopes alive with a 57-24
mauling of district-foe Dixie
County Friday night in Cross City.
The Bulldogs skinned the Bears
by 33 points and scored the most
points against an opponent since a
2002 win over Chattahoochee (63-
The victory lifted the Bulldogs
to a 3-4 overall record on the
season and a 1-1 mark in District
2-2A, setting up a Nov. 7
showdown against Fort White (6-1
overall, 1-1 in district) that will
decide the final play-off spot.
Taylor County sent Dixie
County (3-5 overall, 0-2 in district)
to the District 2-2A cellar with an
offensive explosion,, featuring 579
total offensive yards and 8 TD's,
that included big contributions
from all of their many playmakers,
including super sophomore
tailback Tony Jackson who rushed
.-12 times for 130 yards and a pair of
His brother, senior fullback
::Bryckoski Jackson had 10 carries
for 96 yards, a pair of two-point
Conversion runs and caught 2
passes for 54 yards both of which
went for touchdowns.
; Senior QB Quentin Tucker had
-the best game of his career,
-completing 5 of 11 passes for 110
yardss and 3 TDs. Tucker shredded
the Bears defense with his legs also,
:as he rushed 11 times for 174 yards
Sand two more touchdowns to finish
with a total of 284 yards and 5 TDs.
Senior receiver Lavaski
.Williams carried the ball 4 times
for 38 yards and caught a pair of
Passes for 42 yards and a
After another great game on
defense, James Houston got in on
the scoring in mop-up duty,
rushing 3 times for 12 yards and
scoring the final touchdown.
Jarquis Ellis (11 yards rushing, 1
reception) turned in yet another
solid performance on both sides of
the ball and had a 52-yard
touchdown run called back due to a
penalty. In fact the Bulldogs had 5
plays of 40-plus yards (including
four that went for touchdowns)
nullified by penalties in the second
and third quarters.
Tucker had a 71-yard TD pass to
Williams called back for a holding
penalty in the second quarter and
was intercepted on the next play.
In the third quarter, Tucker took
a QB option keeper 48 yards for a
score only to have the run nullified
by a personal foul penalty on the
On the next drive, officials
called back three plays that went
for 44 yards or more (including
two TDs) before Taylor finally
punched the ball into the endzone
without a flag. On 1st and 10,
Tucker took a QB keeper 53 yards
for a score, but had it canceled due
to a holding penalty. Two plays
later Tony Jackson sped 44 yards
for a touchdown only to have it
called back for a "block below the
Three plays later Ellis ran 52
yards for an apparent touchdown,
but the run was nullified by
offsetting penalties on both teams.
Finally, Tucker hit B. Jackson on a
pass out of the backfield and the
bruising runner eluded tackles and
bulled his way into the endzone
from 49 yards out.
Taylor finished with 11 penalties
for 105 yards, compared to just 3
penalties for 25 yards called
against Dixie County.
Taylor had four fumbles/bad
snaps, but recovered all four, while
the Bears fumbled three times and
lost two of them. Both teams had
Dixie County star tailback
Rodney Scott who has verbally
committed to Auburn had 27
carries for 183 yards and two
scores, but was one of the Bears'
few bright spots, as the Bulldog
defense gave up 342 total yards
(241 rushing and 101 passing) but
did not give up more than 7 points
in any quarter, while Taylor's
offense scored on all but three
Dixie got on the board first,
taking the opening drive and riding
Scott's 5 carries for 20 yards
sandwiched around a 59-yard end
around run by Stephen Godbolt to
set up QB Kameron Keen's 1-yard
It took the Bulldogs less than 30
seconds to respond, as T. Jackson
bounced outside and picked up a
great block by Ellis to scamper 62
yards for a touchdown. Tucker
pitched to B. Jackson in a
"swinging gate" formation for a 2-
point conversion that gave the
Bulldogs an 8-7 lead just 4 minutes
into the game.
Taylor County High quarterback Quentin Tucker (4) busts loose on a long run during the first quarter of Friday's win over
Dixie County. The senior carried the ball 11 times for 174 yards and two touchdowns.
Big defensive plays by Tyler
Jenkins, B. Jackson, George Gant
and Jahbari Bishop helped stuff the
Bears next drive as a swarming
defense led to a fumble and
recovery by Houston.
Taylor also had to punt as Taylor
Ratliff boomed a 51-yarder that
bounced into the endzone.
A 22-yard pass play following
by a 20-yard run by Scott moved
the Bears into Taylor territory, but
QB pressure by Bishop led to an
interception by Ellis.
One play later Tucker was off to
the races, weaving his way behind
.' great loedk" b' hisgoffensi e line
83 yards for a touchdown. Ratliff's
PAT gave Taylor a 15-7 lead with
3:01 left in the first quarter.
Dixie pulled back within 15-10
with a nice 58-yard drive that
stalled on the Bulldogs' 8-yard line
with big tackles by Tucker, Ellis
and Jenkins, but was capped by a
24-yard field goal early in the
The Bulldogs responded with a
63-yard drive keyed by big runs by
T. Jackson, a fake punt run for a
first down by B. Jackson, who also
ripped off a 27-yard run on a
beautiful option pitch from Tucker,
who also had a 15-yard option
keeper. When the drive stalled on
the 1-yard line and Taylor was hit
with a motion penalty, the
Bulldogs lined up for a field goal,
but a bad snap led Tucker to find B.
Jackson for a 5-yard TD pass and
the pair hooked up again on
another "swinging gate" play for a
second 2-point conversion.
Leading 23-10 with 5:20 left in
the first half, Johnathan Smith,
Jenkins and the Bulldog defense
held Dixie and forced a punt.
Williams came in at QB and ran
for 22 yards before Tucker
returned for a 10-yard gain and had
his 71-yard TD pass to Williams
called back. Tucker threw deep to
Williams again on the next play
and was picked off.
Smith and the Bulldog defense
stopped the Bears on a 4th and 6
play at the 43-yard line, leading to
Tucker's 14-yard pass to Chad Hill
that allowed Ratliff to hurry on to
attempt a 52-yard field goal try that
just missed to the right.
The Bulldogs busted out of the
gate in the second half with a quick
53-yard scoring drive to kick off a
20-point run. Tucker scored on a
48-yard run, but had it called back
for a personal foul. Bulldogs' Head
Coach Price Harris called the same
play repeatedly, as Dixie struggled
to stop the speedy signal-caller.
Finally, Tucker handed off to the
Jackson brothers for a gain of 10
yards before Tucker himself
scrambled up the middle for a 19-
yard TD run. Ratliff's PAT with
8:06 left in the third period gave
the Bulldogs a 30-10 lead.
Dixie answered with an 8-yard
TD run by Scott to cut the lead to
30-17, but the Bulldogs roared
right back with a 51-yard TD drive
.* Please see page 8
Blount continues as
Duck's leading rusher
Perry's LaGarrette Blount continues to lead Oregon in rushing and
points scored during the 2008 football season.
Through last Saturday's 54-20 win over Arizona State, Blount has
rushed the ball 90 times for 650 yards and 12 touchdowns as the Ducks
have compiled a 6-2 record (4-1 in the PAC 10).
Blount carried the ball only 8 times last week for 58 yards and two
touchdowns. He scored on a 10-yard run early in the second quarter and
on a 19-yard sprint in the third period.
Oregon will face Pac 10 foe California this Saturday. Kickoff is set for
3:30 p.m. EST.
The Bulldog offensive line led by Cody Davis (58) opened holes for Taylor County's runners
i,- 1aco Times October 29, 2008
Final score: 57-24
Muffed punt leads to Bulldog TD
Continued from page 7
led by T. Jackson (2 carries for
20 yards) and capped by
Tucker's perfect 27-yard TD pass
to Williams with 3:47 left in the
Another bad snap led to a failed
2-point conversion pass for Tucker
and B. Jackson and the lead
A short kickoff gave Dixie the
ball at their own 49, but three plays
Edward Charles Ciesynski, a
carpenter, 62, died Oct. 26, 2008,
at his residence.
Mi. Ciesynski was born in
Providence, R.I., and moved back
to Perry from Ft. Myers. He was a
member of the Veterans of Foreign
Wars, where he was junior vice
commander, and the Moose Lodge.
He was preceded in death by a
son, Edward Ciesynski Jr.
Survivors include: his wife,
Gloria Ciesynski; a son, J.P.
McEwien; a daughter, Amanda ,
Maluty; four brothers, one sister; a,.
friend, Linda Myers; and three
Funeral services will be held
today, Oct. 29, at 11 a.m. at Joe P.
Burns Funeral Home with Jimmy
Corbin officiating. Interment will
follow at Salem Baptist Purity
Family members received
later they. were forced to punt,
setting up the wild Bulldog
possession that featured three long
runs and two touchdowns that
were all called back due to
Finally Tucker hit B. Jackson for
a 49-yard TD pass that gave the
Bulldogs a 43-17 lead following
Ratliff's PAT. ,
An onside kick was nearly
recovered by the Bulldogs, but big
defensive plays by Houston and
Ellis stuffed the Bears and
friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at
Burns Funeral Home, which is in
charge of arrangements.
Helen Bradbury Reams
Helen Bradbury Reamrs, 79, died
Oct. 27, 2008, in Tallahassee.
A native of Lynchburg, .Ky.,
Mrs. Reams was the "daughter of
the late Walter Bradbury and Doris
Laura Keen. A former Exchange
Bank data processing manager in
Tampa, Mrs. Reams moved to
Eridu in 1973. She was a member,
of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church and a
volunteer with Marshall Health
She was preceded in death by
her husband, William H. Reams,
and a daughter, Sheryl L. Pepper.
Survivors include: two sons, Jim
Sanders of. Brooksville and Chris
Reams of El Paso, Texas; two
daughters, Darlene E. Burke of
Riverview and Teresa,E. Sanders
of Perry; a sister, Elizabeth Hall of
thwarted a fake punt play on 4th
Williams came back in at QB
'and ripped off a 47-yard run before
Tucker handed off to T. Jackson,
who punched it in from 15 yards
A second straight onside kick
was successfully recovered by the
Bulldogs, who turned the ball over
on downs on a bad punt snap that
Ratliff nearly turned into a first
Scott carried the ball six straight
Lecanto; 13 grandchildren; and
nine great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held
Saturday, Nov. 1, at 10 a.m. at Mt.
Gilead Baptist Church in Eridu
with interment following at the
Family members will receive
friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at
Beggs Funeral Home, which is in
charge of arrangements.
times for 64 yards and capped the
one-man drive off with a 1-yard
TD plunge to close the margin to
50-24 with 3:23 to play in the
When the Bulldog back-ups
couldn't pick up a first down
Ratliff crushed an amazing 62-yard
punt that Dixie County muffed,
setting up a 10-yard TD run by
Houston on the very next play to
make the final score 57-24.
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The Health Department will be set up in our BCFCU lot just south
of the credit union right across from Wal-Mart.
If you have the Red, White and Blue Medicare Insurance card
the health department will bill Medicare,
otherwise the cost is $20.
You won't even have to get
out of your car!!!
Community Minded Just Like You
Church to host yard sale
Continued from page 6
Yard sale at St. James on Saturday
St. James Episcopal Church, located at 1100 W. Green St., has
relocated its offices and food pantry. Both have been moved to George
Porter Hall which is the long building to the right of the church; the
main office is identified as the one with the mail slot in the door. Signs
will be posted outside the food pantry on Thursdays from 10-12 p.m.
when the pantry is open.
The church will have an indoor yard sale to dispose of some of the
items left from the move. This sale will be Saturday, Nov. 1, beginning
at 8 a.m. in the old office building (which is in the brown house across
the side street from the church). The sale will feature books from the
church library, furniture, folding chairs, electronics and small
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B-1 Taco Times October 29, 2008
."_._,___- ... '."" "" .....
Pistol slinging and roping were just a few of the skills demonstrated by a bonafide cowboy.
Cracker homestead demonstrators looked'as if they stepped off the pages of a history book.
John the mule, who is 24 years old, has become a fixture at Heritage Day events.
Storyteller "Anna Moo" captivated her audience with song and verse.
SDavid Weirick, left, was the winner of the first Forest Cup
Tricycle Race sponsored by the Perry Optimist Club.
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B-2 Taco Times October 29, 2008
MainStreet asks for help
with upcoming Snowfest
Hear Ye, Hear Ye!
Citizens of Perry, I need your
help. MainStreet is working on the
third annual Snowfest for our
We are bringing snow to Perry,
children's activities and a
children's talent show on Dec. 5, as
well as: a Community Christmas
Sing on Dec. 6. MainStreet needs
Perry's talents... we will be
needing individuals, youth and
adult choirs from area churches to
participate in the sing too.
Snowfest is a not-for-profit
event. The goal of MainStreet is to
provide the snow, train rides,
bounce house and pictures with
Santa. This is all free for all
children of Perry and Taylor
County. There will even be a live
nativity for everyone to see.
MainStreet wants no child left out
during this joyous season. I do
hope the good people of Taylor
County will help contribute
financially, to Snowfest and
volunteer some time with
With your help we can preserve
this wonderful Christmas tradition.
Please call 838-2536 or 838-3582
for more information.
Available from Commercial News
Powder Puff football game is a'success',
raises money for senior trip to New York
I want to say what a great place
Perry is and say thank, you to a
whole lot of people who helped
make the TCHS Powder Puff,
football game such a success. It is
nice to know our community will ,
come together and help when it is
something for the kids.
Many people worked to help the
seniors raise funds for the school-
sponsored senior trip to New York
City in May 2009. I need to say a
big thanks to Marcia Frostick for
handling the concession stand,
with the help of Stacie Coxwell.
There were several students and
parents who helped these ladies
that also deserve a big thank you,
along with the parents and students
that helped sell tickets for prize
drawings and t-shirts. Some of the
senior girls who played and the
boys who coached them were
earning their way to go on the trip.
Mark and Dana Southerland
brought a cooler of water for the
senior team of players, and helped
with the hamburgers and~hot dogs
for the concession stand. Thanks
so much to all of you for helping!
There were also a lot of people
who helped "just because," Some
of the senior players and
cheerleaders, all of the junior
players and cheerleaders, and some
of the boys helping to coach the
players were involved just for the
fun of it. Thank you! 'We could
not have had a game without you!
Please see page 4
Letters to the Editor
is there is a double-standard
in the county's enforcement?
I'm writing concerning the new
county ordinance to ban domestic.
animals from county parks,
specifically the sports complex.
I'm wondering why a new county
ordinance was needed to be written
for this subject when it was my
understanding there was
previously an ordinance in place,
just for this purpose, and had
The only thing I think they
might have done was add
something to make us think we
were getting something different.
Did we, the taxpayers of Taylor
-County just pay twice for the same-
thing? And then we wonder why
our taxes keep going up.
It's my opinion that there was a
reason,; a cover-up and a shady
deal, Which I'tibeginning to feel is
Sthe normal Taylor". County
During the 'last season of the
soccer games, my granddaughter
(now four) was almost bitten by a
dog (German Shepherd or that
size) brought to the sports complex
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
123 S. Jefferson Street
P.O. Box 888
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Member Perry/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce. a
x s 8pe ews
by a county employee. If my
husband had not been there, she
would have-been bitten and it
would have been at face/throat
level. It's my understanding that
the dog had been aggressive during
the games. There was already a
sign stating no dogs, so why did
this rule not apply to this county
employee? The sports complex
was operating with no
management of any kind, no EMS
services and no law enforcement
security, which is what I thought
was required with contact sports
being played. This is our children.
If something had happened,
there would have been no time. My
beautiful blue-eyed, blond-haired
angel would either not have ever
been the same again, or
worse...gone. I'm begging the
Taylor County citizens to stand up
and say, "We're not going to take
this anymore." I know your
children/grandchildren, no matter
race, color, religion, are just as
beautiful and precious to you, as
mine are to me.
'Now if that dog had been
brought by anyone other than a
county employee, they would have
been prosecuted by the county
ordinance that was already in
place. They would have been
fined, and they may have even lost
their dog. Nothing was done that I
know of, besides a slap on the
wrist if even that. In my opinion,
I'm beginning to believe this is the
typical retribution for certain
citizens of Taylor County,
especially when the county wants
to cover up their own mistakes. I as
a Taylor County taxpayer am tired
of sitting quietly and taking it.
Why are laws in Taylor County not
equal for everyone? Because in my
opinion, they ignore us when they
*"* Please see page 3
Florida Governor Chartie Crist
Local, State and Federal Government Directory Capitol, 400 S.M..one St., Tallahassee,-
Taylor County City of PerryTaylor County FraFlorida U.SFLoda, Senator Met Ma nez
Taylor Coueny City of Perry Commission Representative 1!Senatort! Palafox St, Suite 159, .Pensacola, FL 32502
Superintendent Mayor 850-433-2603
of Schools uEmily Chairman Will CharLes U.S. Senator Bill NeLson,
ofScaros Emty Ctay Kendrick Dean III North Adam St., suite o208, Tatahassee,FL 32301
Oscar MJr. DiKetrictng 3Bethea District 10 District 3 850.942-8415
Howard Sr. District 3 District 3 402 S. Monroe St. 415 Tompkins St. U.S. Representative Attep Boyd
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By SUSAN H. LINCOLN
"Would you stand here by the car while I soliloquy to the boy.
go find ke..s?" a frieo.d asked, after I had Then I thought of a question that might
crossed the st ~4k-ith-' y morning cup o f ket him from his quiet. "Do you want a '
ice water. boat when you grow up?" I asked,
"Sure," I said, for we all know that it is "A big one to sail the ocean blue?" I asked
easier for a camel to go through the eye of a again.
needle, than it is for a grandmother to get a Then even I was bored with 'myself, and
toddler out of a car seat. fortunately the grandmother was crossing
"What's his name?" I asked. the street toward us.
She told me and I bent down, looking "My keys are not there," she said,
inside -the car, through the window at her exasperated. "I have looked everywhere."
grandson. As a master of children and cars, I thought
"Hi there," I said waving to the child, who I had the answer. "Maybe he's sitting on
looked curiously at me. them," I suggested. "Sometimes, I would put
"Your grandmother wants me to stay here my keys in the car seat when I was adjusting
with you while she looks for her.keys,", I the straps and then plop the child on top of
reported to him. them."
He didn't smile. He didn't wave. He had "Let's see," she said. to her grandson,
no idea who I was or what I was doing. digging underneath him. "Did I leave my
Neither did the people who walked by. keys in your seat?" she asked him, He
"His grandmother asked me to stand here stretched and resisted her attempts.
while she re-traced her steps, looking for "They're not there," she said. She felt
her car keys," I explained to not one, but along the crack in the back seats,
three different individuals, underneath the floor mats, and above her
One smiled. The, other looked grandson in the back window,
disinterested, but I feared that the third one "Where in this world are they?" she asked,
might have called 911. and I knew it was particularly horrible for
"Hn.mm," I'said to the child resiitained in her because -she. once owned. a day. care
the' car seat.'." "It seems I'm causing quite a center, and had been charged with the care
stir." and nurture of both.my children, and about
Still, he said nothing, and I can't stand a a thousand others,..
lot of quiet, so I just kept talking to him "Where else did you go?" I asked.-
through crash-resistant glass. She couldn't think of another place.
"Did you know today is Columbus Day?" I "You checked everywhere over there," I
asked. asked again, pointing across the street.
Since there was no answer, I continued. "They didn't, have them; we looked
"Yes, today is Columbus Day. 'In 1492, everywhere."
Columbus sailed the ocean blue,'" I said to Then I glanced toward the ignition of her
Oh if babes could talk... I patted her gently and pointed. 'They're
"He had ships," I said. "Three of them," I in the ignition."
added, holding up three fingers. She looked miffed, relieved, anxious and
"Can you count?" I asked. calm at the same time.
He just stared; I began to wonder if he was "Can you believe I did /that?" she asked.
asleep with his eyes open. Then she threatened me with, "Just wait
"Where is your grandmother?" I asked until you have grandchildren,"
nobody in particular, and, across the street, Columbus may have sailed thei ocean
I could see her scurrying from one place to blue and fought the natives for the
another, view, but when it comes to keeping up with
"The Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria," your car keys and your brain cells, when
I said to the young man, nodding to others you're trying to get Nina, Pinta or Santa
as they passed me on the sidewalk. Maria out of a car seat, he had absolutely no
"Those were the ships," I added in my clue.
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Why do we the taxpayers of Taylor County put up with this?
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want, because they have that
authority that unfortunately we
gave them, and they do just what
they want as' they always have.
Because we the taxpayers (ha-ha, I
have to laugh at this one!) put them
in office. If you care about your
Taylor County youth, we have to
Have you ever noticed, you ask
the county commissioners to do
something. Even if they have no
intention to do anything, they
smile in your face and shake your
hand like old friends, and they talk
to you like they agree with you.
This is what one county
commissioner did to my husband
in Walmart. He smiled and shook
his hand and promised him
something would be done, which is
why I think the ordinance was
written, again. They thought they
could put a bandaid on a huge
mistake and we would go away.
Why don't you, the county
commissioners and county
manager, just go ahead and stab me
in the back while you're at it?
Because that is how I feel my
family has been treated concerning
this matter. It's not about what we
the people of Taylor County want
and need for our children.
We can only speculate what it is
all really for. Why do we the
taxpayers of Taylor County put up
with this? Why do we sit around
coffee and lunch shops and talk
about these issues and agree, but
then we go on as normal like
nothing is happening? This is no
longer an acceptable solution to
me. Our children deserve better
than this, they are our future and
county leaders are not protecting
them, and we just keep letting
them get away with it. Before other
events are approved, they are
required to go before the county
commission and get a permit to
hold the event. They are required
to have liability insurance, security
and EMS service at these events
that they have to pay for it, not the
county commission, or the
taxpayers of this county. But it
seems that when it comes to a
county-owned facility and county
events at the sports complex, they
are above the law and don't have to
meet the same requirements that
they require for other events. When
it comes to our youth, and
especially when they are playing
contact sports, our commissioners
don't think enough of our youth to
have EMS and law enforcement to
protect our most precious
possessions, our Taylor County
children, then we don't need them
because they are not doing the job
'Time to stand up for our beliefs'
The time has' come for us to
stand up for" our beliefs as
Christians a&coiding to the
scriptures. We are all created in the
image of God arid Jesus said, "Ye
shall kiow the tirth and the truth
shall set you free."
Our freedoms have been won by
the blood of many brave men and
women, our Saviour most
especially. Freedom is never free.
John 15:13-14 says, "Greater love
hath no man than this, that a man
lay down his life for his friends.
You are my friends, if you do what
I command you."
There are many men in the
history of our nation' who have
done this very thing., Alraham
Linthycom'4to mind, as he'
fought against slavery and
ultimately lost his life for his
I believe that every man should
have the benefit of "life, liberty
and the pursuit of happiness." This.
includes the unborn, who are daily
slaughtered in abortion clinics
across our now ungodly nation.
May God have mercy on us!
The word says, "If my people,
who are called by my name, shall
humble themselves and pray, and
seek my face, and turn 'from their
wicked ways, then will I hear from
heaven, will forgive their sins and
heal their land." (II Chronicles
Do you think God will show
mercy on us if we vote for
someone who is for partial birth
abortion and would have innocent
babies killed in the name of
convenience? I think not. We must
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Is this the kind of county leaders
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make the regulations and run our
county for us? The county
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countless times that they will do it
their way, not mthe way they
promised us when we put them
office. They smile and promised us
they are there for us, but in my
opinion they are not. Is our county
government working for us, the
taxpayers, or are they running their
I just wanted Taylor County to
hear my opinion of why we have a
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Businesses, supporters thanked
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The brave young men from the
junior and senior class who came
out to be cheerleaders for their
classmates did a great job!
Shannon and Betsy Stephens
brought water for the junior
Charlie Johns was the
photographer for the game. Coach
Price Harris and Glenn Ratliff
provided equipment for the game.
Ernest Lang was out there working
the chains on the sidelines like he
does every Friday night. Thanks
Mr. Lang, to you and your helpers!
The referees were all volunteers
that were a wonderful help: Coach
Jonathan Mauk, Brian Lundy, Eric
Byrd and Shannon Stephens.
Debra Mash was at the gate
handling admissions. Mash
Vending donated items for the
concession stand. Carol
Wentworth and Kay Parker did a
great job on the t-shirts for the
game. Chris Folsom and Harper
Gibson were on hand from the
Taylor County Sheriffs Office to
keep an eye on things. And our
official Bulldog announcer, Bruce
Ratliff, did a great job of
announcing and providing some
fun too. The Mary Kay time-outs
and lip gloss breaks were great.
Janet Johstono does so much to
help our kids have the opportunity
to take this great trip. She deserves
a standing ovation!
And thank you to Mr.
Thompson, principal of TCHS for'
allowing us to have this fund
raiser. Thank you to the school
district for allowing us to use the
football field and its Ifacilihies.
Thank you Perry Newspapers, Inc.,
for running a story about it to help
promote the game.
Last but. not least, there were
several businesses who donated
money to help offset the costs of
the t-shirts, Please thank them and
support them; Amanda Clark
Portrait Artist, Debbie's Jewels,
Goodman's BBQ, South House,
Appearance First, Beggs Funeral
Home, Cox Electronics, Photos
Frames & Trophies, Airgas, Jack's
Boats & Trailers, Lilliott & Aman
Insurance, Rosehead Junction,
Taylor Made Photography, What's
in the Bag?, He-Brews and
It's cliche to say that thank you
doesn't sound like enough This
was my first time organizing an
event like this and I wanted it to be
fun for the .cudents With the help.
of a greal community )of people
and friends, I think v pulled it off.
Thank you! .Sincerely
-, ,. Sincerely,
Has anyone researched the candidates?
What have we come to as a
nation? Does anyone out there do
any research on where our
presidential candidates really stand
on issues that affect all of us, or
have we become such a "reality
t.v." nation that we just go for
whoever gives the best speech and-
has the best show?
How many people take the time
to look at a candidates' past voting
record to see if they really stand for
the ideas that they say they do?
The media will tell you over and
over about how John McCain
voted with President Bush 90
percent of the time. They barely
mention that over 100 times,
Barack Obama simply voted-
present. He wouldn't take a stand
either way. We hear over and over
how the Republicans attack,
Obama over his ties to terrorist like
Bill Ayers. and radicals like
Reverend Wright to avoid talking
about the real issues that are
affecting Americans. However,
these same people are attacking
Sarah Palin over the cost of the
clothes that the RNC bought her
for appearances. I didn't realize
that that was one of the big issues
Call me crazy, but I think it's a
bigger issue that the best candidate
the Democratic party has to offer is
a man with ties to radicals, a
domestic terrorist (Bill Ayers), a
former member of the communist
party (Frank Marshall Davis) and a
Chicago slumlord (Tony Rezko).
Not to mention his ties to ACORN,
which is under investigation in
several states for voter registration
fraud. By the way, did you know
that with his past ties, Barack
Obama could not pass the
background check required of the
president's bodyguards? Is that the
type of person you want in the
most powerful position in the
world? With-the U.S. in a war
against terrorists and in a financial
crisis, do you want your next
leader's only experience to be
running for office?
Even Joe Biden said that Barack
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vote the Bible, Christians, not our
wallets or personal comfort. As far
as money, Jesus said, "You cannot
serve God and mammon."
We will answer to God for thigh"
vote which will turn the tide of our
nation's history. Who do you
serve? Integrity or blasphemy,
which shall it be? You decide. Let
your vote count for the glory of
Your Sister in Christ,
Lynn B. Milam
Obama doesn't have the experience
needed to be President. Let me
make one last point about Barack
Obama. He plans to redistribute
the wealth. In other words, if you
have worked hard to climb the
ladder and have become
successful, he wants to take some
of that from you and give it to'
people who may not even want to
work. Is that fair?
If you think it is, let me put it in
another context. Let's say your
child works really hard in school to
make good grades and has a 4.0
average. Now, the superintendent
steps in and says he needs to take
some of your child's grades and
redistribute them to other students
that haven't achieved the same
success. It doesn't matter that some
of those kids' lack of success was
because they were too lazy to
.study, they still receive some of
your child's .rewards for your
child's ,. work. .Sound silly?
Welcome to Barack Obama's tax
Of course, that agsumes that Mr.
p Obamai follows through with his
promise. After all, he promised tax,.,
cuts to get elected to the senate,':et
never proposed one single piece of
l,legislauon to follow ,through on
'ha promise. "..
SWake -up people pon'l vote
based on your party affiliation.
Vote based on the past records and
character of the candidates.
At the Booking Desk '
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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
Charley Murphy, 60, Bowling Green,
giving talse name, disorderly conduct,
Ptl. Campbell, TCSO.
Scott W. Miller, 41, 1883 Johnson
Stripling Road, burglary, grand theft,
crirr' al mischief, resisting an officer
without violence, Ptl. Murphy, PPD.
Phillip Jean Morgan, 47, 218
Maurice Linton Road, passing
worthless checks, Deputy Whetsel,
Dawn M. Couey, 33, 2665 Bernard
Johnson Road, VOP (credit card
fraud), Deputy Whetsel, TCSO.
Tedrick Rashawn White, 20, 110
Williams Street, FTA (no valid driver's
license), Pll Shaw, PPD.
Dustin Cannon, 36, 907 N. Calhoun
Street, retail theft, Sgt. Gray, PPD
Daniel Alan Marion, 25, Orange
City, VOP (possession of cocaine,
possession of less than 20
grams cannabis. Deputy Whetsel,
Lisa Ray Nealy, 34, 4065 Sue
Pridgeon Road, FTA (possession of
drug paraphernalia), Deputy Whetsel,
J.D. Thomas, 21, 3945 Oak Lane,
DWLS (habitual), improper tag, Deputy
Jessica Marcelino, 30, 2309 A.
Young Road, false report of crime,
false official statement, Sgt. Gray, PPD.
Willie Frank Curtis, 35, 104 El
Dorado Drive, battery, FTA (battery),
Ptl. Cordova, PPD.
David Neil Thorne, 33,
aggravated assault, battery, Deputy
Chandra Williamson, 29, Mayo, VOP
(DUI), Deputy Padgett, TCSO.
Christopher Stanley, 26, 206
Dogwood Way, battery, Ptl. Campbell,
Jerry Steven Doublehead, 24, 6880
Puckett Road, assault, criminal
mischief, Deputy Gunter, TCSO
Linda Leverett, 53, US. 19 N.,
disorderly conduct, Ptl. Campbell,
Laura May Mann, 20, 635 Hingson
Tanner Road, refusal to sign non-
criminal citation, PtI. Murphy, PPD.
Sherri Grambling, 34, 2727 Dorman
Road, VOP (retail Iheft), petit theft, Ptl.,
Nansi Fields, 30, Tallahassee, child
neglect, disorderly conduct, Ptl. Cash,
Klayton D. Rowell, 33, 12782 Morris
Steen Road, VOP (burglary of a
dwelling), Deputy Gunter, TCSO.
Ulysee Upshaw, 59, no address
given, battery, PtI. Deeson, PPD.
Carl Melton, 37, 406 Puckett Road,
Apt. A, disorderly intoxication, Ptl.
William P Wisenbaker, 43, 4430
Waldo Circle, DWLS, Ptl. Campbell,
Neeley Edward Sadler, 31, 9485
Hwy. 19 S., cheating, Ptl. Curry, PPD.
Latoya Houston, 20, 101 Bird Street,
retail theft, resisting a merchant, Ptl.
Gary Forsythe, 28, Ocala, burglary,
grand theft Ill, Deputy Murphy, TCSO.
Todrick Burney, 29, 304 W. Florida
Street, VOP (sale of cocaine,
possession of cannabis, resisting
without violence), Ptl. Cordova, PPD.
Jonathan Marc Pargo, 28, 4060 Joel
Aman Road, DWLS (habitual),
improper tag, no motor vehicle
registration, Sgt. Gray, PPD.
Fairley Dean Pitts, 43, 2434
Woodmore Lane, FTA (DWLS/R),
DWLS (habitual), Sgt. Gray, PPD.
Charles E. Barker, 35, 3579 221 N.,
Lot 2, resisting without violence, batter,
Deputy Hayden, TCSO.
Hulon Teal, 28, Hwy. 221 N., criminal
mischief, disorderly conduct, Deputy.
Damon Cobb, 55,102 N. Elmo Scott
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Ave., domeritlc, assault, PI. Cordova,
Jordan Christopher Henry, 26,
Clearwater, battery, assault, disorderly
conduct, Oeputy.Hayden, TCSO.
Marie Collins, '42, 508 Morgan
Street, theft, PtI, Cash, PPD.
Angela Kay Black, 43,145 Jenkins
Road, retail theft, Ptl. Hightower, PPD;
Gene Edward Russell, 47, Salem,
VOP (grand theft). Deputy Blue, TCSO.
Douglas :Collls, *41 508 Morgan
.S;ee l, ig,w~th aw,wtness, theft,
- A Keith. R, rt ~j.ker, 44,.,1880,
S oriald. "Rdse Road, VOP
(possekaln of cocaine ; Ptl. Murphy,
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Uoyd 'Phelps, 54, 704 W..Veterans
Drive, DUI witth pOrsonat injury, leaving
scene of crash with Injury, P\I.
Inda L.Cook,-39, Tallahassee, grand
theft ill, no officer given.
SMichael Williams, 30,113 N. Beverly
Street,'battery, stalking, Pl. Hightower,
Johnny Lee.Coverson, 51, 1220 E.
Pinecrest Street, child abuse,
disorderly conduct, Ptl. Shaw, PPD
Tonnie Williams, 42, no address
given, VOP Ipossession of less than
20 grams cannabis), Deputy Upshaw,
Chaz B. Johnson, 21, 112 Susan
Street, battery, Pti. Campbell, TCSO.
Chedrick; James, 27, 106 W.
Kennedy Street, disorderly conduct,
Ptl. Campbell, TCSO.
Dallas Brett Redmon, 32; 2080
Highway 2jM N.,. VOP (worthless
checks), Deputy Upshaw, TCSO.,
S Travis Tavoris Mobley, 25, 2381
Wood Street, FTA '(battery, criminal
mischief), Officer Hayes, TCSO.
Sabrmnna Renee Ivey, 38, FL Myers,
VOP (forgery,- uttering a forgery),
Deputy Murphy, TCSO.
Members of the 4-H Robonauts during a trial run at competition in Tampa.:
4-H Robonauts prep for first tournament
4-H Extension Agent
The Taylor County 4-H
Rpbonauts recently traveled to
Tainpa for a trial run at
coflipetition. The team was able to
make a presentation and talk with
experts about Martin (their robot),
receiving feedback to prepare them
for 'their first turnamelkt in three
In addition. the tleanm ian Martin
in a scrimmage against another
First Lego League team and won.
The Robonauts have been doing
research and speaking with
professionals in Perry about forest
fires and how they damage our
pine tree/lumber industry. The
team was glad to present that
information to a judge. They were
commended for the number of
experts they have interviewed.
They were also praised for
exhibiting ,;good teamwork skills,
and' proficiency in answering
technical questions about Martin.
*There were older robotics
groups competing at this event, so -
the Robonauts got to see larger,-
more elaborate robots in action. It
gave them a good idea about where
I'm ready to go home now Who wants to play?
~ Kitty Komern
each of them could go in the
We would like to again thank our
sponsors for making our team and
travel possible: MEI, Rigoni,
Buckeye, Perry Optimist Club,
Kiwanis Club and Fairpoint
Communications. The Robonauts
continue to look for additional
sponsors. Robotics is more
expensive than we anticipated. If
you or your company is interested
in promoting science and
technology with kids, the
Robonauts would welcome your,
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AMVE-TS Community Yard Sale Friday &
Saturday, Nov. 1st. This will be a Moving
Sale. We will be moving from Woods
Creek Road in December. Come make us
an offer. Hours both days 8 a.m. 2 p.m.
Yard Sale Friday & Saturday. A little bit of
everything. No pricing and no reasonable
offer will be refused. 8:00 a.m. until. Down
Puckett Rd. to Potts Still Rd. Follow signs.
Yard Sale Roberts Aman Road. Saturday,
Nov. 1st. 7:30 a.m.- until,
Is your computer slow? Service & Sales of
new and used computers, Service
available in your home or business. 838-
Yard Sale, Saturday, Nov, 1, 8:00 a.m. -
3:00 p.m. Old wood burning heater, dryer,
. kitchen gadgets, silverware, some
Christmas items. lots of goodies. 1536 W.
Julia Street, (Woods Creek Rd.)
Old Paper Money
Don't sell your
at a yard sale!
Bring it to South House for
Yard Sale November 1, Saturday in
Steinhatchee, multi-family. Odds, ends,
this & that! New, like new and used. 108
13th Street. 9 a.m. 3 p.m. No early birds!
Looking for building to have your holiday
gathering or family reunion? Full Kitchen,
Tables provided. Off of Hwy 19. Call
'07' Magnavox TV, 52" Big Screen, $650,
Investor Property Angel ALERT Stock
market got you down? Would you like to
borrow $10,000 secured by 1/3 acre and
trailer 1st mortgage 8% yield on 5 year
term. High Loan to value rating, Quick
easy deal recorded, title insurance Keaton
Beach area 1-352-302-2456.
Fire Wood For Sale! $75 a load includes
bundle of splinters. Five gallon bucket of
lighter. Will deliver within 20 miles w/no
extra charge. 584-2459 or 838-7248
Moving lots of furniture for sale. Livin
Room set, two dressers, two end tables,
coffee table, entertainment center, braided
rug, Call 838-7215 for information.
Computer repair. New and used computers
with your data transfer included. Repairs
available at your home or business. 838-
Hay for Sale
Square Bales-$3.00, Round Bales $30,
Hay Mower $4500, Hay Fork $400. Call
Great Selection, Saltwater & Freshwater
Fish + everything you need to keep them
swimming. Hook some Great Deals during
our 5th Friday Sale, Oct. 31-Nov. 7th.
Creatures Featured Pet Shop, Madison,
FL 850-973-3488 www.cf-pet-shop.com
Designer Inspired Handbags &
sunglasses $15-$?5 ,,
jewelry and more '
Call 850-578-2681 or 850-672-9131 leave
message. Keaton Beach on left after canal
bridge. See Sign Come up! Open Daily,
12x35 park model furnished one bedroom
in Keaton Beach w/steps and skirting. Just
pull to your lot. $4500 0.B.O. or trade. 850-
578-2448 or 321-662-5539.,
Historical red brick for sale 838-6077 or
Hay for Sale Single Roll $32; Five rolls
and up $30. Contact Iris at 850-223-3308.
1 & 2 Bedrooms Available
Handicapped Units Available
Central Heat/Air Laundry Facilities
Rent Based on Income--Basic Rent
We Accept HUD Vouchers
427 Puckett Rd. Perry, Fl. 32348,
VOICEfTTY ACCESS 711
Prestige Home Center
The Only Factory Outlet on the West Coast
NO "DOUBLE TALK" WITH OUR ADVERTISING--
NO GAMES WITH OUR PRICES!
Any New Home Purchased from Prestige Homes
Includes FREE Delivery & Set-Up...PERIOD!
uu 2 or 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath
Exceeds New Gov't. Standards
Includes AC, Heat, Skirting & Steps
No Down Payment for Landowners!
(60 Other Homes to Choose From!)
Eggs ,ire-( Cheaper in the Country,
So are Prestige Homes!
N. Hwy. 19,-Chiefland 1-800-477-2492
For Sale: Lab Puppy 6 months, has shots
& wormed, needs a good home and fenced
yard, Asking $75. Also, one Chihuahua for
$300. Call 850-838-6481.
For Sale: Bull Mastiff/Blue pit puppies up
to date shots and health certificates. Only
2 left, Mothers are AKC registered.
Reduced Price at $250 O.B.O. Call 223-
1053 and ask for Mike or Christy.
Wanted good home for 4 beautiful baby
kittens. Call 584-2500 if no answer leave
Home for rent in city, Annual Lease, $750
per month. Call 223-3055.
Prevatt's Wayside Apartments. Efficency
for rent. All utilities included plus cable,
$125 deposit $125 per week for one
person. Adults only. Call 371-2160.
Newly Remodeled 1 bed apartment.
Completely furnished Central H/AC,
includes electric, garbage, water, cable.
Off Hwy 19 South. $650 + $150 deposit.
(850)926-3613. RV sites for Rent $250
For Rent: 2 bd/2 bath home: near Keaton
Beach $700/mo. plus deposit. Includes
utilities. Adults only no pets 578-2356
and leave message.
Southern Villas of Perry
Looking for Applicants!
Rental assistance available HUD
vouchers accepted. 1 & 2 BR HC & non-
HC accessible apartments. Office hours are
8:00 to 5:00 Mon-Thursday. Call 850-584-
8111. TDD/TTY 711. 315 Puckett Rd.
Perry, FL 32347 Equal Housing
House for Rent $850; 3 bd/2 bath and 2
living rooms. Contact Iris at 850-223-3308.
Elderly, Handicapped & Disabled
1 Bedroom Apartments Available
Handicapped Units Available
Central Heat/Air Laundry Facilities
Rent Based on Income--Basic Rent
We Accept HUD Vouchers
544 Puckett Rd. Perry, FI. 32348
VOICE/TTY ACCESS 711
Are you highly motivated?
Are you a self-starter?
Do you posses a strong desire
If you answered yes to any of the above
questions we are looking for you!
We are currently accepting applications for
in the Greenville and Madison areas.
Interested applicants please call Ms. Bertie @ 352-494-7550
Do you like teaching?
Do you like mentoring,
grooming, and molding staff?
Marshall Health and Rehabilitation Center
Education RN Staff Developer
Prefer experience with staff education.
Must be able to work flexible hours.
If interested, please call Sue Love, DON
Accepting applications for 1,2 & 3 BR HC
and Non-HC accessible apartments. 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
Camper trailers $125 a week. Call for
further information. (850)838-1589.
For Rent 3 bedroom house 2 baths, central
heat & air newly remodeled. $550 a month.
$500-security. Call 843-1460.
All electric 2 br/1 bath mobile home in
small park north of town. $350 mo. $300
sec deposit, No pets. Must have rental
references, Call 838-2755.
Doublewide for rent. 3 bedroom 2 bath
central heat & air, No pets, $550 mo. first &
last, $400 deposit. Call 584-7582 or 584-
For Rent: Move-in Ready, well maintained
house. Previous rental. References
required and no pets. 2 bed/1 bathroom, 6
miles south of Perry in a quiet
neighborhood. Call 850-294-9245.
Female looking for male roommate. Room
has its own full bath. $300 monthly. Also,
looking for male to rent single wide 2
bedroom/1 bath. $350 monthly, $100
security & lights. Call-223-2477.
For Lease: Move-In Ready, well
maintained house. Previous rental
references required, no pets, no smokers.
Limited to 2 adults. $650/mo. plus $1,000
deposit. For application, call 584-3681.
Westgate Rooms available for rent.
Refrigerator, microwave, TV w/cable,
AC/Heater. Everything included. $155
weekly $40 daily, $495 per month. RV
sites $19 daily, $70 weekly, $250 monthly.
Tax included. 1622 S. Byron Butler Pkwy.
1 bed apartment. Completely furnished
includes electric, garbage, water. $650 +
$150 deposit, (850)926-3613. RV sites for
3 bedroom/2 bath house for rent. No pets
and no smoking inside. Call 843-2133.
Small trailer for Rent One adult only, no
children, no pets, satellite and utilities
provided. $135 per month, plus $135
deposit. Must fill out application and sign
lease. Call 584-2199.
Taking applications for rental 14x70 2
BR/2B mobile home set up in Everetts
mobile home park. Rent $425 a month.
Water, sewer and garbage included. No
phone calls. Apply in person only Monday
through Wednesday. 9 a.m. 5 p.m.
References required. Ask for Ms. Betty.
111 Susan Street, Perry. $675 month plus
$675 deposit. 3 bed/1 bath. Call 850-584-
Rooms available at Skylark Motel
everything included from Monthly $550
required $45 deposit, $165 weekly or $40
daily tax included. 317 N. Byron Butler
602 Veterans Drive 2 bed/1 bath $490
month. Call (850)843-8524.
Whispering Pines Mobile Home Park now
taking application for one 2 BR/1 Bth
Mobile Home total electric central H/air
and one 3 Br/2 bth mobile home total
electric central H/air. Application and
reference required. Call 584-3889.
For Rent Large House, 3bd/2 bath for rent.
Credit checks required. Call 584-4678.
Guarantee 40 hours with transportation
furnished. Knowledge of painting, wood working,
some electrical and plumbing.
All aspects of property maintenance. Must have
good driving record and references.
Compensation based upon experience.
PFid-VacatiofnlPaid'Sitk~eave. We have a drugH"
free work place and equal opportunity employer.
Apply in person.
Ware Oil & Supply Co., Inc.
2715 S. Byron Butler Parkway
Perry, Florida 32348
Get a Job Today!!
Work for the
Taylor County School District
and earn over $10.00 an hour as a
Substitute Bus Driver
Must have a good driving record
Be over 21 years old
Be able to work 4 hours a day and have a GED or
high school diploma
Must be able to pass a criminal background check
and a drug test
Contact Carson Walker at 850-838-2505
An auction of old used poles and used vehicles
will be held Saturday, November 1, 2008,
at 9:00 a.m. at the central headquarters
building of Tri-County Electric located at
2862 West US 90 in Madison, Florida.
Small trailer for Rent One adult only, no
children, no pets, satellite and utilities
provided. $135, per week, plus $135
deposit. Must fill out application and sign
lease. Call 584-2199.
2-- 2 bedroom Mobile Homes, Call for more
2 3 bedroom houses One located on
Leon Ward Rd and one located on
Hampton Springs Rd. $600 month +
deposit + last month. Call 223-3227.
1 & 2 bedroom apartments available. Call
FOR* RENT- FOR RENT FORRENT
B-7 The Taco Times October 29. 20nd
For Rent: 1 bed/1 bath 2nd story apartment
near Keaton Beach adults only. No pets.
$575/mo. plus deposit. Includes utilities.
850-578-2356 leave message.
.GOT JUNK CARS, TRUCK?
I BUY SCRAP METALSII.
State Certified Scales
1994 Oldsmobile 4.dr,, V-6, runs good,
looks good. $550 0.B.O. 850-2233199
2009 3 BR/2 Bath starting at ONLY $299/ 2002 Chevy Blazer Mint condition, 87k
month w.a.c. many homes to choose from. miles, $5,000 Firm. Can be seen at T&P
We will not be undersold at Ironwood (Tharpe & Pickron) Automotive. Call 584-
Homes of Perry. 850-838-9090. 5568.
7/23tflH I 10/15-10/31
New or Used Mobile Homes with No
money down for Land Owneors. Call!
Prestige Home Centers 1-800-477-2492.
$149 Bi-weekly will buy you a new 2 or 3
bd/2 bth mobile home. Call Prestige Home
JUST IN 200b Southern Oaks. These
homes -are beautiful and priced to meet
your budget. 4 BR/2 Bath starting at
$399/month w.a.c. Call 850-838-9090
7/2-tflH ... ..
12x35 park model furnished one bedroom
in Keaton Beach w/steps and skirting. Just
pull to your lot. $4500 OB.O. or trade. 850-
578-2448 or 321-662-5539.
Looking for your first home? With
payments starting at $150 and with
excellent financing opportunities, what are
you waiting for., Call Prestige Home
Centers 352-493-2492 or 1-800-477-2492.
PAY LESS 3 BR/2 Bath DW ordered 10:
before price increase one remaining at
old'pricing. At Ironwood Homes of Perry,.
we save you money. 850-838-9090.
1 only CLOSE-OUT
28x80 4 bd/2 bth delivery, set up, air
skirting and steps. $69,995 no dealers
please. Prestige Home Center, Cheifland.
LOW PRICES You wont find better deal.
Bring any competitors offer and we will
beat it. We are the low price super center
at Ironwood Homes of Perry. 850-838-9090.
LAST ONE we have one 16x80
remaining. Delivered and setup within 50
miles for ONLY $34,900. Our prices can't
be beat at Ironwood Homes of Perry. 850-
Land for sale, 221 North Between Shiloh
Church Rd. and Cairo Parker.Rd, 1 aore
lots with paved roads, Owner financing
available. Please call (386) 658-1346 or
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 20,000 original
miles, fully loaded, like new condition, one
owner, car fax, new tires, $12,000. Call
Larry's Towing. Call 838-0139 anytime.
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 20,000 original
miles, fully loaded, like new condition, one
owner, car fax, new tires, $11,000. Call
Larry's Towing. Call 838-0139 anytime.
Green 2510 Kawasaki Mule 4x4 in very
good condition. Twin cylinder with only
S624-h*P WelcRcedfon',Owner'S fnnjaP
included. $4,000. Call 584-7883 or 838-
14' Lancer 20HP Johnson, stick steer, live
well, foot control trolling motor and magic
tilt trailer. $1600. OBO 584-2459 or 838-
Taylor County Board of County
Road Maintenance Technician (laborer) =
$8.04 + benefits. Job descriptions and
applications can be obtained from
www.taylorcountvaov.com or Employment
Connections Mobile Unit located in the K-
Mart Parking Lot on Wednesdays and
Thursday, 9 a.m. 4 p.m. or at 502 N.
Center Street Perry, FL on Tuesdays and
Thursday from 8 a.m. 2 p.m. Taylor
County Board of ,County Commissioners
is an EOE, VP, DT, background check
Accounting position for a qualified
candidate, Please apply at.the Taylor
Senior Citizens Center @ 800 W. Ash St.
Monday Friday, 8:00-5:00 ,r submit a
resume' with a cover letter to
Seeking person with good time
management skills, above average
communication skills, and a world 'class
customer service approach to each day.
Smaller skilled nursing center offering a
good work environment in which to be able
to get to know your patients, family
members and staff. Contact Holly Reed,
Lafayette Health Care Center, 512 W.
Main St. Mayo, FL 386-294-3300.
Truck driver wanted for the Jefferson A to Z Farm and Lawn Service
County Road Dept. must have clean' Land clearing, tree trimming/ removal,
Class A cdl from Florida. High school dump truck service, harrowing, bush hog
diploma or equivalent. Deadline.. for mowing, rake work, dirt leveling and
applications is Oct. 31, 2008. call dept, complete lawn service. Call 584-6737.
office for information at 997-2036. pick up 3/9tfnAZ
applications at the dept. office
or county clerk's human resource office A I
LOST Camera at Florida I
If you found please call Sar
(work) or 371-0308 (cell).
5 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY
CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE NO. 07-883-CA
Forest Festival. Wachovia Bonk, National Association
ah at 584-5513 Plaintiff,
Deal of a Lifetime! 2000 3 br/2 bath Homes
of Merit on 1 acre. Game room addition
includes full size pool table. Also carport
and 2 sheds. Nice porch on front with
trellis swing and fish pond. Hummingbird
paradise. Also very close to boat ramp into
the Gulf and excellent hunting areas. Very
.quiet surroundings. Must see to
appreciate. $64,000 or make (reasonable)
offer. Call (352)224-5617 for more info.
New 1568 sq. ft. house, 3 bedroom, 2 bath
on 2 acres of land. 13740 North Gulf
Manor, five miles from beaches. Open
living area with hardwood flooring and
cathedral ceiling. Carpet in bedrooms, tile
floors in baths and utility room. Ready to
move in $169,900. Call 850-672-0536.
Land For Sale. 6 acres in Jefferson
County. Pecans & Pastures $48,000.
Owner Financing Available EX Terms
$3,000 down $450 per month (850) 584-
For Sale By Owner, 3/2 brick w/fireplace
on 2 acres, mol, 1800 sq. ff2207 US 221
N. 850-584-6526 or 838-7327,
& CARPET CLEANING
Dries in 3-4 hours ,
~ Tile Floors *
Pet Odors ~
Handy-man services. Additions,
remodeling, porches, decks, roof work, free
estimate. Call 352-949-2292
Two Women and a Scrub Brush Cleaning
Service. For all your cleaning heeds.
Residential, Commercial, Rental, Move-
In/Qut. Let us do the dirty work for youl
Call no for a FREE in-home estimate. Tefri
or Lisa. 584-6442 or 838-7940.
JM.Handyman Home Repairs, LLC
Pressure washing, painting, concrete,
wood decks, Ceramic tile, laminate wood
available, Mobile Home Repairs, RV Leak
Repairs. 578-3776, 838-6077 or 584-2270.
Water/Sewer Hook-Ups Available
Complete Set-Up Service & Anchoring,
Dirt Pads & Tree Service
Tear Down & Removal Releveling.
Insiallation of Ne* Windows & Doors.
Roots. Skirting & Vinyl SIding.
ucersed Insured & Bonaed
Call Mark Monoyhan 584-8397
or Steve McKlnney 838-0676
Will.Beat all prices. Carpet, Vinyl and
Repairs. Senior Citizens discount( 850-
838-9050 if no answer please leave
message : ,
I am a CNA looking to take care of your
loved ones. I can provide references. Call
850-672-2990 or 850-223-2913.
Experienced Computer Techs will repair
your computer in your home., Upgrades,
new, or used computer sales with your
data transfer included. emergency
response available. 838-1683
TALL TIMBER TREE SERVICE
*Tree Removal '
*FREE ESTIMATES* and *GREAT RATES*
Call today 850-838-5923 or 850-584-8191
Mark A. Moneyhan
Certified Quality Specialist
Need lawn work done for upcoming
holidays for seof or mom and.dad? We cut
lawn, weed eat, blow driveways, restore
flower beds, make new ones: Cut shrub
and most tree work. 850-223-2477.
J.D.'s Tree Service and Lawn Care.
Licensed and insured. Free estirrates. We
also grind stumps. Call today 838-1280.
Firewood for sle,
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:TJL' R'OOF ING; pGulf Coast
METAL ROOFING ""'n
L STEEL BUILDINGS
* Energy Star Partner
* Job Site Delivery Available
Red Iron and Tubular
I ol. UUI W e-wS.V o
-College Grad Daycare provider. 24 hour
care. Catering to Bickeye employee's
Fiveyears experience, excellent referrals
and CPR certified. 850-584-2838
Southern Siding d Remodeling, LLC
Jay Swindle Owner, Licensed & Insured.
Vinyl siding & sofit, wood rot, fascia,
decks, screen rooms, windows, porches,
seawalls and more. 850-843-1731 or
,Lisa's Affordable House Cleaning
Home or office, reliable and dependable,
20% off 1st cleaning. References upon
request. Call for free estimates. 850-584-
ALL GENERAL CLEAN-UP SERVICE
Roofs Gutters Lawns Etc.
10% off for Senior Citizens.
Call the Senior Man
C.F. "Jim" Hopkins at
850-5844455 or 850843-2773,
* Six profiles to choose from
* Fast friendly service
40 Year Roofing
Serving all of Florida and South Georgia n uo
Call today for free literature package
www.gulfcoastsupply.com Uearn pane
Marshall Health & Rehabilitation Wants
, YOU !=
Registered Nurses Wanted
3 pm 11 pm and 11 pm 7 am
Increased 20% Revised Register Nurses Pay Scale
PLUS Weekend Differential
PLUS Shift Differential
INVOICE SALE going on through the end
of the month. Many homes to choose from.
Don't miss this opportunity at Ironwood
Homes of Perry. 850-838-9090
Too many kids and not enough rooms?
We have 4 bedrooms starting @ $51,995111
Call Prestige Home Centers 352-493-2492
LAND HOME packages single section -
multi section Modulars too! Many
financing programs We can do it all at
Ironwood Homes of Perry. Call 850-838-
Are you honest and
looking for a purpose?
Position open for a
RISK MANAGER in Perry, Fla.
Responsible for the implementation and oversight of the
facility's Risk Management and Quality Assurance Program
Must be a Registered Nurse
(prefer experience in longterm care)
If Interested, please call Rebekah Hatch,
Administrator at 850-584-6334
INVITATION TO BID
The Taylor County Board of County
Commissioners is soliciting sealed
proposals for Taylor County Closed
Landfill Mowing and Fertilizing services.
Qualified firms or individuals desiring to
provide the required products or
services must submit five (5) packages
in a sealed envelope or similar
package marked "Sealed Proposal for
Taylor County Closed Landfill Mowing
and Fertilizing" to the Clerk of Court, 1st
Floor Courthouse, 108 North Jefferson
Street, Suite 102, Perry, Florida 32347 or
P.O. Box 620, Perry, Florida 32348, to
arrive no later than 4:00 P.M., local time,
on November 3, 2008. All Proposals
MUST have the respondent's name and
mailing address clearly shown on the
outside of the envelope or package
when submitted. Proposals will be
opened and respondents announced
at 6:15 P.M. local time, or as soon
thereafter as practical, on November 3,
2008, in the Taylor County Administrative
Complex, 201 East Green Street, Perry,
RFP Information may be obtained from
the Clerk of Court, 1st. Floor Courthouse,
108 North Jefferson Street, Suite 102,
Perry, Florida 32347, (850) 838-3506 or
downloaded on-line at
The County reserves the right, in its sole
and absolute discretion, to reject any or
all Proposals, to cancel or withdraw this
solicitation at any time and waive any
irregularities In the RFP process. The
County reserves the right to award any
contract to the respondent which it
deems to offer the best overall service;
therefore, the County Is not bound to
award any contracts) based on the
lowest quoted price. The County, in its
sole and absolute discretion, also
reserves the right to waive any minor
defects In the process onc.4to accept
the proposal deemed to be in the
County's best Interest. The County, in its
sole and absolute discretion, also
reserves the right to assign a local
business preference in an amount of
five (5) percent of the proposal price
pursuant to Taylor County ordinance No,
2003-12. No faxed Proposals will be
Additional information may be obtained
201 East Green Street
Perry, FL 32347
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF'THE THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR TAYLOR
CASE NO. 62-2008-CA-000530
U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS
SUCCESSOR TO LASALLE BANK NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE C-
BASS MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED
CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-CB5,
GERARD DOCKERY, et al,
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure
dated October 20, 2008 and entered in
Case No. 62-2008-CA-000530 of the
Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit
in and for TAYLOR County, Florida
wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION AS SUCCESSOR TO LASALLE
BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS
TRUSTEE FOR THE C-BASS MORTGAGE
LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES,
SERIES 2007-CB5, Is the Plaintiff and
GERARD DOCKERY; LISA DOCKERY; are
the Defendants, I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at 108 N.
JEFFERSON STREET ON THE FRONT STEPS OF
THE TAYLOR COUNTY COURTHOUSE at
11:00AM, on the 20th day of November,
2008, the following described property
as set forth in said Final Judgmen
COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST
CORNER OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF
SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 19,
TOWNSHIP 5 SOUTH, RANGE 8 EAST AS
THE POINT OF BEGINNING AND RUN
NORTH 89 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 17
SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE FORTY LINE,
465.29 FEET TO THE WEST R/W LINE OF
COUNTY ROAD 361; THENCE RUN SOUTH
10 DEGREES 41 MINUTES 40 SECONDS
WEST, ALONG SAID R/W LINE, 263.92 FEET;
THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 54
MINUTES 41 SECONDS WEST, 400.70 FEET
TO THE EAST BOUNDARY OF SMITH
PROPERTY (OFFICIAL RECORD 421, PAGE
442), THENCE RUN NORTH 03 DEGREES 26
MINUTES 31 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID
SMITH PROPERTY, 259.94 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO A 20
FOOT WIDE EASEMENT ALONG THE SOUTH
BOUNDARY OF ABOVE DESCRIBED TRACT.
SAID LAND SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN
TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 6515 Beach Road, Perry, FL 32348
Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, If any, other than
the property owner as of the date of
the Lis Pendens must file a claim within
sixty (60) days after the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this
Court on October 21, 2008.
Annie M. Murphy
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Florida Default Law Group, P.L.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
Josephine McCarthy; et al.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE ,
Notice is hereby given pursuant to a
summary final judgment of foreclosure
dated October 10, 2008, and entered in
Case No. 07-883-CA of the Circuit Court
for Taylor County, Florida, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash at the
front steps of Taylor County Courthouse,
108 North Jefferson Street, Perry, Florida,
at 11:00 a.m. on the 2nd day of
December, 2008, the following property
as set forth In said Summary Final
Lot 55, Sea Oaks, according to plat
thereof recordedin Plat Book 1, page
153, public records of Taylor County,
Together with all the improvements now
or hereafter erected on the property,
and all easements, rights,
appurtenances, rents, royalties, mineral,
oil and gas rights and profits, water rights
and stock and all fixtures now or
hereafter attached to the property.
Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other than
the property owner as of the date of lis
pendens must file a claim within sixty (60)
days after the sale.
Witness my hand and the seal of this
court on Oct. 21, 2008.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities
needing a special accommodation to
participate in this proceeding should
contact the individual or agency
sending this notice no later than seven
(7) days prior to the proceeding. If
hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771,
or Voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida
Annie Mae Murphy
Clerk of the Circuit and County Court
By: Marti Lavalle
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY,
CASE NUMBER: 08-391-CA
WOODLAND 11l, LTD., a Florida limited
REBECCA A. BENTZ and UNITED STATES OF
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to
an Order or a Final Judgment of
Foreclosure in the above-captioned
action, 1, Annie Mae Murphy, Clerk of
the Circuit Court, will sell the property
situated in Taylor County, Florida,
Lot 10. of WARRIOR CREEK SUBDIVISION,
a subdivision as per the plat thereof filed
at Plat Book 1, page 174A through
174C, of the Public Records of Taylor
at public sale, to the highest and best
bidder for cash, at the west entrance of
the Taylor County Courthouse, located
at 108 N. Jefferson Street, in Perry,
Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 20th day of
November, AD, 2008,
Any person claiming an Interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other than
the property owner as of the date of
the lis pendens must file a claim within 60
days after the sale.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this
Court this 21st day of October, 2008.
Annie Mae Murphy
Clerk of the Circuit Court
As Deputy Clerk
H. EDWARD GARVIN
Attorney for Plaintiff
P.O. Box 358041
Gainesville, FL 32635
Florida Bar No. 749753
If you are a person with a disability who
needs any accommodation in order to
participate In this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the
provision of certain assistance. Please
contact the Court Administrator for the
Third Judicial Circuit, 145 N. Hernando St.,
PO Box 1569, Lake City, FL 32056, (386)
758-2163, within 2 working days of your
receipt of this notice; if you are hearing
or voice Impaired, call 1-400-955-8778.
B-8 Taco Times October 29, 2008
TAX IMPACT OF VALUE
COUNTY OF TAYLOR TAX YEAR 2008
MEMBERS OF THE BOARD
Honorable Mark Wiggins, Chairman Board of County Commrrissioners District 2
Honorable Clay Bethea, Telephonic Board of County Comrr issioners District 3
Honorable Mark Southerland School Board District
Citizen Member Daryll Gunter Business owner within the school district
Citizen Member Kenneth Hutchins Homestead Property Owner
The Value Adjustment Board (VAB) meets each year to hear petitions and make decisions
relating to property tax assessments, exemptions, classifications and tax deferrals.
Summary of Year's Actions
Number of Parcols Reduction
Type Exemptions Assessments* Both in County in
of Withd---- Taxable Taxes
PrMoprty Granted Withdrawn or Value
Property Granted Requests Reduced Requested Resolved
Residential 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Commercial 0 0 0 6 2 0 0
Industrial and 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Agricultural or 9
Classified use 0 9 0 0 0 0 0
Machinery and 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vacant Lots 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
TOTALS 0 9 9 3 0 0
'Include transfer of assessment difference (portability) requests.
If you have a question about these actions, contact the chair or the clerk of the
Value Adjustment Board.
CHAIRPERSON MARK WIGGINS (850) 838-3506
CLERK ANNIE MAE MURPHY (850) 838-3506
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