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Publication Date: April 22, 2009
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48th Year, No. 16
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News Forum

Speech contest
The Taylor County Soil and
Water Conservation District is
sponsoring a speech contest for
students in grades 6-12 on
Tuesday, April 28, at 5:30 p.m. at
the Alton H. Wentworth
Administrative Complex.
Cash prizes will be awarded to
the top three winners.
Interested students should call
838-3508 or 584-4329 by April
The speech contest theme is
"What is one of the many land
uses in Florida?"

Canli all Gatorsi
The Taylor County Gator Club
is asking all Gator friends and
club members to deliver
contributions to Burns Monument
Company before May 16 for
distribution to Refuge House on
International Gator Day.
"This is a continuing project for
us on International Gator Day,"
said club president Betty
Culbreath. "We believe it is
important for us to support the
women \and children who are
served by Refuge House, so we
urge others to join us in this
Culbreath said the shelter has
requested full and twin size
sheets, towels and washcloths,
personal items (such as
deodorant, soap, toothpaste,
toothbrushes, lotion) as well as
non-perishable food items, paper
products (toilet tissue, paper
towels), detergent and cash
International Gator Day will be
observed around the globe this
year on May 16. A delegation
from the local club will make a
presentation to Refuge House ,on.
that day.

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The 2009 Florida Forest
Festival Jr. Miss '-Program
reminds area teenagers that the
deadline to sign up is May 15.,
The program is open to 2009-
10 senior girls who are residents
of Taylor County and attend
either attend. Taylor County
High School, Aucilla Christian
Academy or are home schooled.
Sign up now at www.ajm.org.
For more information, contact
Angie Gibson at 843-1963,
Stacey Cruse at 672-0782 or
Lauren Cruse at 672-1347.

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May 2
The Carlton Cemetery Board
is holding a spring cemetery
clean-up on Saturday, May 2,
from 8 a.m. to noon.

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Taylor County High School will
host its annual Awards Night on
Thursday, April 23, at 7 p.m., in
the gymnatorium.


The .local 4-H program is
offering a wide variety of summer
day camps this year and
registration begins Monday, April
27, at 8 a.m., at the Taylor County
Extension Office. For more
information, call 838-3508 or e-
mail lwiggins@ufl.edu.






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School district

responds to

audit criticisms

While the 2007-08 audit of
the Taylor County School
District held few surprises, it
highlighted a pervasive
financial situation, including a
$1.4 million deficit that, in
part, resulted in the elimination
of some 50 positions last
During an almost two-hour
workshop held last week,
Superintendent of Schools Paul
Dyal outlined the school
district's responses to more
than 20 findings listed in the
audit for 2007-08, a year that
ended with the district facing, a
$1.4 million general fund
According to the audit,
released by Florida Auditor
General David W. Martin in
March, there were 14 issues
with the district's internal

control as well as seven issues
with its handling of federal
grants and funds.
"During the 2007-08 fiscal
year, the district's general fund
unreserved fund balance
declined from a deficit of
$1,033,808.88 to a deficit of
$1,405,151.22, a, decline of
$371,342.34," the report stated.
"Failure to reverse the
decline of the district's
financial position could
culminate in an inability on the
part of the district to meet
current fiscal obligations, The
deficiencies noted in financial
statement finding[s]...
regarding financial reporting,
monitoring, and reconciliation
procedures have not been
conducive to effective
-* Please see page 8

Fire contained at

Roberts Lumber

Taylor County Fire-Rescue fire didn't spread beyond the
responded to a heavy equipment," fire-rescue
equipment fire at Roberts officials said.
Lumber Company Tuesday A unit from the Division of
morning and prevented the Forestry also responded to the
blaze from spreading to nearby call to serve as back-up in the
mulch stockpiles. event the fire spread to the
When firefighters arrived on nearby woods and lumber yard.
scene, they found fire coming A sergeant with the Taylor
from the roof and doors of the County Sheriffs Office was
front-end loader, also on scene.
"We were able to save the The fire was reported around
front end of the tractor and the 10:30 a.m.

Dyal testifies before

legislative committee

With Taylor County the only
school district in the state
beginning the year with a
negative general fund balance,
Superintendent Paul Dyal and
other district- officials were
called before a joint legislative
committee in Tallahassee to
Dyal. accompanied by
School, Board Chairman
Brenda Carlton and Finance
Director Vickie McManus,

Supt. Paul Dyal

spoke before the
- Joint Legislative Auditing
Committee on March 23.-
"Being the only school
district with a negative
unreserved fund balance from
the 2007-08 audit, along with
the financial difficulties for 05-
06 and 06-07, we were
requested to appear before 'the
committee," Dyal said.
"I was directed to prepare a
report on our budget recovery
plan, a report on how we plan
to finish the 08-09 fiscal year
with a three percent unreserved
fund balance as well as the
budget recovery- plan for 09-
The Florida Auditor
General's Office presented the
district's audit (see related
story) and outlined each of the
findings and their
ramifications, Dyal testified
about the savings resulting
from following a number of the
Florida Association of District
School Superintendents
(FADSS) recovery plan last
He said the district
"-* Please see page 3

Bright yellow Knockout roses surrounding the Historic Perry Station have
bloomed just in time for Friday's upcoming dedication ceremony.

City will dedicate Historic

Perry Station this Friday

The public is invited to
attend a dedication ceremony
for the newly renovated
Historic Perry Station Friday,
April 24, at noon.
Located at 300 South
Jefferson Street, the building
was formerly known as the
Old Depot and was home to
the Live Oak, Perry & Gulf
Railroad Company (LOP&G)
station from the early
Maurice Perkins of
Triumph Church of God will
deliver the invocation Friday,
followed by welcoming
remarks from Mayor Emily
Ketring and City Manager
Bob Brown.
Brown will also recognize
"indiv iduals who helped
make this renovation
possible., ...
Those are expected to
include Chris Olson and
Ursula Brown of Main Street
Perry, Project Manager
Bobby Counce and members
of the current city council.
Taylor Correctional
Institution (TCI) \\ ill also be
honored (inmate labor was
used for much of the
Russell Tedder, who was
employed at the Perry station
as clerk, agent and train
dispatcher from 1951-66, will
be the featured speaker,
Among the special guests
will be 96-year-old Johnny
Edwards, who not only
worked at the station for
many years, but also became
well-known throughout the
community for a garden he

grew on land adjacent to the
station on the banks of Spring
Creek, /

An open house at the
,, Please see page 8

The LOP&G station in June 1940

Tedder details history

of landmark'Old Depot'
Editor's Note: Russell Tedder was an employee at the Perr,y
Station as clerk, agent and train dispatcher from 1951-66. Now a
resident of Arkansas, he returned to Perry this week to share in the
dedication of the newly.renovated "Old Depot." The following is a brief
history written by Tedder of the railroad station which was once the
center of activity in downtown Perry.
The Live Oak, Perry & Gulf Railroad Company station or
depot, which is being dedicated as Historic Perry Station, is
one of Perry and Taylor County's enduring landmarks. The
sturdy old brick building is the third permanent LOP&G
station at Perry. It was constructed in 1917 to replace a brand
new wooden station on, the same site that had been destroyed
by fire earlier that year after being in use for only three months.
The burned depot was built to replace the original wooden
structure, completed about 1S06, which also burned during the
previous year.
In the era before good roads, automobiles and telephones,
the fastest contact for local citizens to the outside world was by
'train and telegraph. Towns and communities like Perry were
almost totally dependent upon the railroad for freight
shipments, whether large (carload) or small (less-than-carload
or LCL). LCL freight was unloaded from boxcars into the
freight warehouse section of the depot and delivered to
"* Please see page 8

Beach is named honorary

chair for 2009 Relay For Life

Breast cancer survivor
Debbie Beach has been named
honorary chair of the American
Cancer Society's 2009 Relay
For Life.
The 54-year-old mother of
two and grandmother of eight
found a lump in the fall of 2008

Torch Run.
In keeping with a tradition of the past several years, officers from Taylor Correctional Institution led off
the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run. Held Friday, the event benefits local Special Olympics athletes.
For more on the Torch Run, please see page B-1.

and was -sent for a
mammogram and a sonogram.
A biopsy, an MRI and other
tests followed immediately.
The diagnosis was Stage II
ductal carcinoma in situ.
On Nov. 21, Beach had a
right radical mastectomy and a
left breast biopsy. When the
results came back, the left
breast had many cancer cells,
so it was removed on Jan. 14--
a second radical mastectomy in
less than two months. After
getting the lab results, it was
determined that she would not
need chemo, but would need
radiation because of the size of
the cancerous area. Beach
began radiation Feb. 23, which
lasted for five weeks until her
tissue became so raw that she
was given a few days off to
recover. At the time of this
writing, she still has seven
treatments remaining. During
the course of her battle with
cancer, Beach heard about
Hope Lodge in Gainesville--a
place where she could stay free
of charge while having
treatment five days a week.
"It's a really nice place for
anyone who is going through
outpatient cancer treatment.
My mom, June Lytle, went
with me and is such a blessing,"

Debbie Beach
she adds. "Everyone quickly
becomes like family." The
American Cancer Society Winn
Dixie Hope Lodge in
Gainesville has 48 rooms for a
patient and a caregiver, each
with twin beds, a bathroom, a
telephone and a sitting area.
There are six kitchens, a large
dining room, a laundry room
with six washers and dryers.
four TV rooms with a library
and a movie library as well as a
garden and a meeting room.
Beach said she could not have
made it through without God.
"I am very grateful for my
mother, the many prayers made
-* Please see page 8




A-2 Taco Times April 22,2009

Tax-Aide helped 480 people

receive $450,000 in refunds


Dear Editor:
Now that tax season has
wound down, I just wanted
to thank everyone that
participated in the AARP Tax-
Aide Program.
First, of course, are the
wonderful volunteers that help.
Without them there would be no
free tax service to the people in
this community. Thank you to
the counselors: Holley Bankey,
Jean Farrill, Nancy Joyal, Doris
Lepoma, Patricia Lindsey, and
Betty and Tommy Mauldin.
They have to study the new
laws and pass the IRS exam and
also the AARP Tax-Aide test
each and every year.
The client facilitators
(greeters) also deserve credit:

Millie Meadows, William
Monroe, Shirley Ramirez and
Vannie Wetherington..
Next would be our wonderful
library, thank you to the Taylor
County Public Library. It is a
fantastic site for our Tax-Aide.
They are a great staff to work
with and always help us with
anything we may need.
The great plus for us is it
allows clients who are waiting
to have their taxes done to
browse through the books,
newspapers or magazines
and do Internet surfing in a
nice clean environment with
knowledgeable and helpful
staff. If you haven't been lately,
look them.up; you'll enjoy the

Last, but not least, thank
you to all the people in the
community that took advantage
of the free tax service offered to
them by the AARP Foundation
in conjunction with the IRS.
We have done this several years
now and it continues to grow,
mostly by word of mouth, so
for those of you who used the
service please pass the word
Just to let ,you know we
served over 480 people and got
over $450,390 returned to the
community through tax refunds.
Great job everyone!
Peggy Williams
Local Coordinator AARP

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Letters to the Editor

TCHD thanks local volunteers

Dear Editor:
The tobacco prevention
team would like to thank some
local faces and agencies for
participating in Kick Butts Day
and helping us Stand Out, Speak
i ,Up, and Seize Control Against
'Big Tobacco.
We would like to thank
Vern Clark for allowing us to
use the City of Perry's speed
trailer while Brian Curry and
Kyle Johnson, the canine team,
helped run the "Don't Strike
Out with Chew booth." R.B.
Lee and J.C:. Jimenez from
the City Fire Department also
participated in the event and

allowed area youth to tour the
. fire truck.
Then there were some very
brave souls who posed as
a tobacco executive in the
dunking booth. A big thanks
.goes out to Jo than Mauk,
Counine) Ketea, aWdad
Goodman, Rick Patrick, Eric
Byrd, Kyle Johnson, Mark
Wiggins, Danny Glover, Ben
Meacham and Brian Curry for
agreeing to endure the cold
water in the dunking booth.
Also, many faces from
the Taylor County Healthi
Department along with their
families helped to the make the

event a success and we would
like to thank them, for their
support and assistance.
You all did a fabulous job,
and your help was much
appreciated. We could have
never done it without your
, help.. Thanks again for:heqlping
us Stand Out, Speak Up, and.
Seize Control Against Big
If you would like more
information about our program,
please call 584-5087 ext. 135'or
1.... Sincerely:;
Liz McDonald
and Cheryl Moore


from the office of Senator Charlie Dean

Editor's Note: The following
update on last week's activities in
the Florida Senate is presented as
part of Sen. Charlie Dean's weekly
"The Dean Document" released

123 S. Jefferson Street
Perry, Florida

Friday, April 17.
With just two weeks left in
the 2009 legislative session,
the senate is hard at work
on preparing the budget.

P.O. Box 888
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Furthermore, the senate will
continue to work on bills
in committee this coming
week--perhaps the last week
of committee work before the
session ends.
Senator Dean had five bills
pass through various committees
this week and two-bills passed
on the senate floor onto the third
reading calendar awaiting final
approval by the Senate. Bills to
pass though committee include:
SB 656, Enterprise Zones in
Lake City and Columbia County;
SB 1468, a bill to implement the
Work ig Waterfront amendment
passed in November by the
electorate; SB 554, a bill to better
define the legal jurisdiction of
college and university campus
police officers; SB 1286, the
states pest control compact; SB
2334, a water management lands
bill; and SB 1386, a budget
transparency bill.
On the floor, Senator Dean
passed a bill to continue the
state's Citrus Commission.
Meanwhile, the Florida Senate
put itself in proper posture
to meet in conference with
the Florida House to start the
conference committee process to
,-* Please see page 3

Each year my college friends'
and I move mountains to get to
one another; this past weekend,
we settled on the side of one to
analyze the year gone by.
We were at Callaway Gardens
in Pine Mountain, Ga., where the
azaleas bloom magnificently
amongst golfers and artists,
birdwatchers and music lovers.
A sign at the entrance declares:
Callaway Gardens hopes to
provide nourishment for the
soul,.,,eonsolation, f or-the. heasxta
and inspiration for the mindd'
All I have to do is read that
statement and I feel better.
Nourishment for the Soul:
Two days away seem to sharpen
my focus on the important
things of life. If I don't take a
couple of steps backward, I begin
to -think ; that life is all -about
woik--school work, house work,
office work, yard work. Gardens,
all the way back to Eden, remind
me that important things happen
in peace and quiet.
Consolation for the Heart:
For women who grew up with
"happily ever after" stories
and The Cleavers on television,
it is consoling, indeed, to
recognize that all families
celebrate small victories, agonize
over tremendous defeats, and get
up the next day and try to act
Inspiration for the Mind:
I said with inspiration and
determination, I'm going to
go home and plant something.
I'm going to go home and paint
something. I'm going to go
home and register on-line for
that vacation, home they're
giving away at Callaway. When
I experienced that self-serving
thought, I slapped myself and
tried to become introspective
again. I'm going to go home
and take up art. I'm going to go
home and bake a caramel cake.
I'm going to go home and be
inspired. Everyday.

i the mountain

Which means, of course, that
I'm going to fail. Everyday. But
I decided I'd rather die trying to
do more, than to live long and do
Around my friends, I'm an
absolute philosopher.
We all are. It was just like having
tea with Socrates and Plato, in
heels with cute jewelry. We still
discuss ethics, mathematics (the
tip) and logic (how much should
you spend on a wedding?)
It's also,,o. qcgnslation for
the heart when you travel
with people who need to find
bathroom stops as frequently as
you do... friends who share their
make-up if you've left yours...
and track down the jacket you
left the night before. As a group,
there isn't anything we can't do.
We understand the wisdom in
Socrates' words: Be as you wish
to seem. We stayed up late, so we
slept late, we ate late, we walked
late, we talked late.
Peace and quiet evaporated
into comfortable chatter, but
returned again for the ride home
when I transformed myself from
a philosopher to an astronaut.
For the weekend, I had been
floating in space, although it
was now time to plunge to Earth
where all the details, which
drowned me before, would be
awaiting my return. That re-
entry to Earth's atmosphere
must give an astronaut time to
prepare to be different, to vow to
be inspired, to live with the big
picture in his pocket.
Still, when you land, it's with a
loud thud.
People are clamoring as you
come through the door.
"But you're a better person for
having gone.
You look at the stars differently.
The Earth seems smaller.
Your days seem more

And, to be sure,
to go back again.

you can't wait

Local, State and Federal Government Directory

Taylor County
of Schools
317 N Clark St.
' 850-R38-2500

City of Perry
District 3
,103 N. Quincy St.

Taylor County
District 4
4400 Riu0ilpr Paier Ln

Leonard L.
District 10
304 NW Crane Ave.,Bdg. 36
Madison, 32340

District 3
415 Tompkins St.
- Inverness 34450

Florida Governor Charlie Crist
Capitol, 400 S. Monroe St.,
Tallahassee, FL 32399 850-488-4441
U.S. Senator Mel Martinez
1N Palafox St., Suite 159,
Pensacola, FL 32502 850-433-2603
U.S. Senator Bill Nelson
111 North Adam St., Suite 208,
Tallahassee, FL 32301 850-942-8415
U.S. Representative Allen Boyd
1650 Summitt Lake Dr., Suite 103,
Tallahassee, FL 32317 850-561-3979

Tacoy Times

Wednesday, April 22, 2009


A-3 Taco Times April 22, 2009

Dyal describes district's recovery plan to joint committee

Continued from page 1
eliminated some 50 positions
and reduced months and hours
for another 50 positions,
resulting in $1.9 million in
anticipated savings. Reducing
overtime and new legislation
allowing the district to use
categorical funds for property
and casualty insurance saved
another $560,000. Increasing

meal and ticket prices as well
as facility use fees, reducing
athletic contests, crossing
guards and resource officers,
and other reductions, saved an
additional $543,000.
Additional savings beginning
in November included not
replacing Dyal as principal of
Taylor County Middle School
upon his election, reducing
several additional positions,
collecting delinquent lunch

charges and using two mill funds Dyal estimated the total savings Dyal said the legislators on questions of both him and the
for newly approved functions. to be around $600,000. the committee asked pointed auditors during the hearing.

Legislative session scheduled to end May 1

Continued from page 2
try to hammer out a compromise
budget at 8 a.m. on Monday.
House Speaker Larry Cretul
and Senate President Jeff

Atwater made the announcement
despite the house, at the time of
the announcement, not having
passed its budget yet.
However, the house did pass
its plan on Friday afternoon.
The current plan for the budget

allows for issues not resolved
by the conference committees
to be bumped to appropriations
chairmen at noon on April 23..
Issues remaining unresolved will
be bumped to presiding officers
at 6 p.m. on April 24.

The budget will be sent to the
printer on April 26, which will
give lawmakers time to pass
a final, agreed-on budget by
the end of the 60-day regular
session, ,which is scheduled to
end May 1.

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The Taylor County High School Class of 1959 will celebrate its
50th anniversary on June 6 with a barbecue supper at the Catholic
Parish Hall in Perry. The event gets underway at 5 p.m. and will
feature both ribs and chicken for a price of $15 per person.
"If you are a member of this class or would have been a member
of this class, or if you were a teacher or administrator at TCHS
during the period from September of 1955 through June of 1959,
you are cordially invited to celebrate this extraordinary event with
the class," reunion organizers said. "Of course, spouses and
significant others of class members are most welcome."
If you know of classmates who live outside the area, organizers
ask that you contact them about this event and have them reach
June Langford Evans (850-584-3159) or Etsie Saddler Brock
(850-584-6310), or you can provide addresses to Evans and Brock.
"The class invites you to come, to celebrate anrd renew old
friendships and acquaintances that mark a major milestone in our

Daniel James Rhodes, Kacy Nicole Gipson

Couple to marry

at Keaton Beach

Steven and Kenya Hooppell and Ron and Hilda Gipson
announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their
daughter. Kacy Nicole Gipson, to Daniel James Rhodes.
The bride-elect \\ ill graduate from Trenton High School in June
and plans to pursue a career in nursing.
The son of Eddie and Karen Rhodes 6f Cross City, the
prospective groom is a 2008 graduate of Dixie County High
School. He will leave for Parris Island, S.C., in August to pursue a
career with the Marines.
Their wedding ceremony will take place on Keaton Beach on
June 27, 2009. The 7:30 p.mn ceremony \il\l be followed by a
All friends and family members of the couple are cordially
invited to attend. '

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June 13. 2009
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July 18, 2009

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Saturday, April 25, 2009, at 3:30 p.m in The Timbers
of Perry. James and Allyvia Johnson, children of the
couple, will be special guests for the ceremony. All
other relatives and friends are cordially invited.


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Conan Michael Herring, Sarah Lindsey D'Antonio

D'Antonio, Herring to

marry in September

Janet D'Antonio of Orange Park and Fred D'Antonio of
Tallahassee announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah"'
Lindsey, to Conan Michael Herring.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of the University of North Florida
with a degree in building construction, management. She is
employed with Haskell Co.
Miss D'Antonio is the granddaughter of Ginny and Pete Nervina
of Perry, and also of Weedsport, N.Y.
The prospective groom is the son of Joe and Renee Herringe of
Niceville, and Tracy Herring of Clearwater. He graduated from
Balboa High School in Panama City and then earned j 'degree in
criminal science from the University of North Florida's He is-
employed with Beeline.
Grandparents of the groom-to-be are Margaret Herring of Lynn
Haven, Frank and Olga Scott of Colon, Panama.
A Sept. 5, 2009, wedding is planned at St. Paul's Catholic
Church in Jacksonville Beach.

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Willie James Burney
and Josie Burney

April 20, 2009
With God all
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We have a very
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powerful love.
I lbve you very ,
To my wife
From your
husband Willie
Love always! _... .

John Neal and Shana Padgett
request the honor of your presence
at their wedding
Saturday, April 25, 2009
2:00 p.m.
Northside Church of God
((The church is located on the left ,oins North of Hwy. 19)
No local invitations were sent, but iall friends and relatives
of Ihe couple are invited.

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Senior Night this Thursday;

rec leaguers can get in free
I The Taylor County High Thursday's contest.
baseball program will honor Seniors on the 2009 squad
its senior players Thursday include Chase Stefanelli,
Night 'when the Bulldogs host Nicholas Allbritton and Zach
|Lafayette County beginning at Knowles.
6 p.m. Also, Thursday will be youth
TCHS Coach Reggie night with all recreational
Wentworth said his three baseball players getting free
seniors and their parents will be admission if they wear their
honored just prior to the start of team jerseys.

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'Department will hold
-registration for its 15-under
'baseball league today, April 22,
from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.
,al Loughridge Park.

The registration fee is $45 per
player. The final deadline to sign
up will be Thursday, April 30.
For more information contact
the recreation department at

Relay fish tourney Sat.
Evangel Christian Fellow ship Lines will be allowed in at,
of Perry will hold its 3rd Annual 7 a.m. Fish will be weighed if
Relay for Life Salt' after Fishing you're inline by 5 p.m. Weigh-
Tournament on Saturda.. April in will take place from 1 p.m. to
25. 5 p.m. The entry fee is $40 per
Weigh-in sites will be Keaton, angler.
Beach Marina and Sea Hag For more information contact
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Shands benefit in Jena

The 5th Annual Fishing
For Kids Saltwater Trout
Tournament will be held
on Saturday, April 25, at
Gulfstream Marina in Jena.
There will be a $100 entry
fee per boat. Some $2,500

in cash prizes will be
All proceeds go to Shands
Children's' Hospital. For more
information contact- www.
shandskids.org or call 800-284-

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at the plate with a 3-3 effort
and three runs scored. Caleb
Murphy drove in 2 runs with
a double and Wil Joiner and
Johnson each had one hit and
one RBI. Colby Murphy went
1-2 at the plate and scored a'run.
Last Thursday the Bulldogs
traveled to Trenton and came
away with a 9-6 come-from-
behind victory.
Wentworth earned the win on
the mound pitching 6 innings
and giving up six hits and '5
runs. He struck out 4 batters and
gave up five walks.
Ratliff earned the save
pitching one inning giving up
one hit and two walks while
striking out 3.
Top hitters for the 'Dogs
were Ratliff (2-4), Allbritton
(2-4, RBI), Johnson (2-3, RBI),
Morgan Pelt (2-3, double, 2
RBIs), Wil Joiner (1-3, triple,
RBI), Colby Murphy (1-3, RBI)

The Taylor County High
baseball team won its fourth
straight game Monday with a
9-5 defeat of visiting Chiefland.
Other recent wins for the
Bulldogs (12-7) include a
9-6 victory over Trenton on
Thursday and a 7-1 drumming
of Wakulla Friday night at
Perry's Pace Field. That win
avenged an earlier 7-5 loss at
Wakulla in February.
Monday's win featured the
Bulldogs exploding for 9 runs
in the first two innings then
hanging on for the 9-5 win.
Nicholas Allbritton led Taylor
County's 11-hit effort with a 3-4
(2 RBIs) performance including
a towering homerun. Charlie
Johnson drove in a run on 2 hits
and Taylor Ratliff scored two
runs while hitting 2-4.
Other Bulldogs with one hit
apiece included Caleb Murphy,
Morgan Pelt, Zach Knowles and
Colby Murphy (2 RBIs).
Sophomore William
Wentworth got the start on the
mound and the win pitching 4
innings while giving up 6 hits, 3
runs and 2 walks. He struck out
Ratliff gave up one hit in an
inning of relief and Johnson
earned the save pitching two
innings while giving up one hit,
one walk and' striking out two
Chiefland batters.
In Friday's rematch with
Wakulla; the Bulldogs got a
strong, 7-inning performance
from junior pitcher Johnson that
led to a 7-1 win over the War
Johnson scattered 5 hits while
striking out two and, walking
only one to record the win. His
precise pitching led to numerous
ground balls which the Bulldog
defense converted to 19 of 21
outs in the game.
Ratliff led Taylor County

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and Wentworth (1-2).
Taylor County will wrap up
its regular season this week with

a trip to Leon on Tuesday before
hosting Lafayette County at 6
p.m. on Thursday.

TCHS girls host

district tourney

The Taylor County High girls'
softball team is playing host to
the District 3-3A tournament
this week.
, The Lady Bulldogs come into
the tournament as the #3 seed
and will face second-seeded
Florida High "in Tuesday's
nightcap. The other first-round
contest features top-seeded
Madison against 4th seeded
Hamilton County.
The winners of Tuesday's

games will square off Thursday
in the district championship
game at 7 p.m. Both teams in
the district final will advance to
the state playoffs.
Members of the TCHS team
include Sandy Weekley, Cassidy
Stephens, Rebekah Bratcher.
Sarah Meacham, Elisa Webb.
Tiffany Mock, Jordan Wiggins,
Korie Wilson, Ashley Catalano,
Courtney Valentine and Holly


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Session today addresses
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Youth revival, retreat slated

Services begin tonight
Little St. John Missionary Baptist Church will host its second
annual youth retreat on Saturday, April 25, from 11 a.m. until 3
p.m. Prizes will be awarded and lunch will be provided.
The theme for the retreat is "Let God LEAD: Leadership,
Education, Attitude, Discipline."
The retreat follows a three-day revival featuring the Rev. Devin
Wright of Bethel M.B. Church in Tallahassee. Services will be held
April 22, 23 and 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Pastor Robert M. Butler Jr. urges youth in the community to
"come hear this dynamic youth minister." For more information,
please call 584-9033.

Southside invites all to revival
The Rev. Gary French, pastor of Southside Baptist Church, and
its members invite the community to "come and receive a blessing"
from revival services which begin Sunday, April 26, and continue
through Wednesday, April 29th.

Dr. Alan Floyd, pastor of the First Baptist Church of
Middleburg, will speak. The minister of music of Hickory Grove
Baptist, Dr. Tim McDaniel, will lead music for the week.
Southside is located across from Hampton Inn on Plantation
Road. Services on Sunday include Sunday School at 9:45 a.m.
with morning worship at 11 a.m. and Sunday evening services at 6
p.m. Monday through Wednesday, services will begin nightly at
100 Men in Black
The men's ministry of New Brooklyn Missionary Baptist Church
will celebrate its anniversary with the annual 100 Men in Black
"Walking with Christ" Rally on Sunday, April 26, at 3:30 p.m.
Guest speaker for the occasion will be the Rev. Derrick Smith.
President Joe Scott, with Vice President Walter Bishop and
Pastor Donald L. McBride, hope 100 men or more will attend. The
theme for the occasion is, "Men Making a Good Connection."
The community is invited.


Catherine Vastine
Mrs. Catherine Vastine
Sessions, the former manager
of the Teachers' Credit Union in
Taylor County, died April 15,
2009, at Lafayette Health Care
Center. She was 86.
A native and lifelong resident
of Lafayette County, she was
the daughter of Henry Jefferson
Land and the late Louisa
Safomia Mims. She was an
active member of St. Matthews
Episcopal Church in Mayo, and
also a member of the American
Legion Auxiliary.
Survivors include: her

husband of 66 years, Lewis B.
Sessions of Mayo; two sons,
John C. Sessions of Mayo and
Walter B. Sessions of
Thomasville, Ga.; one
daughter, Sandra L. Bird of-
Lake City; one sister, Mevelyn
O'Steen of Fernandina Beach;
six grandchildren; six great
grandchildren; and a host of
nieces, nephews and other
relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held
April 18 at Joe P. Burns-
Morgan Memorial. Chapel at 11
a.m. with Father Aquilla
Hanson officiating. Interment
followed in Bethel Cemetery.
Family members received

friends on Friday, April 17,
from 6-7:30 p.m. also at the
Memorial donations may be
made to the Haven Hospice
Care Center of Lake City or to
St. Matthews Episcopal Church
of Mpyo. '

Dexter Williams Jr.
Dexter Williams Jr., infant
son of Dexter Williams and
Chucketta Beaty, died April 19,
2009, in Tallahassee.
A graveside service will be
held on Thursday, April 23, at
San Pedro Baptist Church
Cemetery at 2 p.m. with Dennis
Nobles officiating.

Cards of Thanks

Cruce honorary pallbearers. Francis support.
The family of Christine Cruce, Stevie Cruce, Buddy Reba and Tommy Todd,
Cruce would like to thank Shive, Al Grubbs, Kyle Rowell L.M. and Bessie Cruce, J.W.
everyone for all the wonderful and Sammy Lyles. and Derrie Cruce,
love, support and prayers Thank you to each atid every Jerry and Mary Cruce and
shown to our mother during one for your prayers and Richard and Carol Cruce
her recent illness and passing.
A specialthankstoBig B HOendK REUNION
Hospice House for their
kindness shown to our mother
Iand family, Burws ; Funeral ..-, ..-., P-lns are.. .b- ff+ de for a
Home and staff, the Rev. Jessie
Benefield and the Rev. Howard Houck Reunion
Folson. Thanks to Dub and Saturday, May 23, 200
Virginia Cruce and the Rev. Saturday, May 23, 2009
Billy Gibson for providing 10 a.m. 2 p.m.
music, and Mary Helen for
styling Mama's hair. The Union Hall on Old Dixie Hwy.
Also, thanks to Shady Grove
Missionary Baptist and Mark your calendars now!
Pleasant Grove Baptist
churches; pallbearers, Ronnie Meat, paper goods and punch will be provided.
Cruce, Kevin Cruce, Wade Please bring a covered dish.
Cruce, Lewis Cruce, Paul Call 584-5662 or 584-7972 for more information.
Wilson and Richard Young;-,.

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This is a demanding volunteer position that meets on the last Tuesday of every
month at 6:00 P.M. to discuss operations of Doctors' Memorial Hospital. There
may be more frequent: meetings, if need be.

For more information or to request an application call 838-3500 Extension 7 or
come by the Taylor County Administrative Complex located at 201 East Green
Street or visit www.taylorcountygov.com

Deadline for submission of applications is April 27, 2009 at 1:00 pm.
Applications may be delivered to the County Administrators office at 201 E.
Green Street. Applications may also be faxed to 838-3501 or emailed to

Member selection will be made at the May 4, 2009 Board of County
Commissioners meeting scheduled for 6:00 pm.

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Edna Mae Hines
Edna Mae Hines, 83, of
Cross City, died April 19, 2009,
at North Florida Regional
Medical Center. Mrs. Hines
was a homemaker and a
" Survivors include: two sons,
Tim Hines of Gainesville and
Roger Hines of Cross City;
three daughters, Mary Ann
Mitchell of Cross City, Barbara
Downing of Old Town and
Patricia Jacobs of Old Town;
two sisters, Sandy Anderson
and Cecile Anderson, both of
Buffalo, N.Y.; five
grandchildren and three great
Funeral services will be
today (Wednesday), April 22,
at 2 p.m. at the Rick Gooding
Funeral Home Chapel with
Rev. Wayne Allen officiating.
Burial will follow at Mingo
Rick Gooding Funeral Home
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Today, at 5 p.m., Sadaytril Smith of Refuge House will speak at
Stewart Memorial A.M.E. Church "to help everyone to better
understand the impact of sexual violence."
Noting that experiences such as these can be among the most
"difficult and painful of all life experiences," Smith admits that
feelings of being overwhelmed, afraid and alone are normal, but
she urges victims, survivors, adults, teens and community leaders
to learn how Refuge House can help.
"We are available to listen, to care and understand, to talk to
others on your behalf, to discuss your options, to be there when
you are hurting and when you are healing," she said. "We wish to
improve awareness of sexual violence by educating others on the
dynamics of sexual assault.
"You are not alone. We are making our sisters' problems, our
problems, and solving them together."
For additional information, please contact Smith at (850)223-
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District on the road to fiscal recovery Obituaries

Continued from page 1
management control over the
district's resources and may
have contributed to the fund
balance deficits."
The audit acknowledged that
on June 3, 2008, the district
approved an economic
recovery plan which included
the elimination of
approximately 50 staff
positions and reductions in the
work time for 50 other
positions, estimated to
generate annual savings
of approximately $1.9
Other measures approved by

the board included the
consolidation of bus routes;
payment of certain operating
costs, as allowable, from
restricted revenue sources; and
increases in various fees.
Dyal said last week that the
district had followed many of
the recommendations included
in the Florida Association
of District School
Superintendents (FADSS)
financial recovery plan and was
on track to end the year with a
positive fund balance.
The auditors also faulted the
district budgetary process,
noting that "although the
district's budget process
indicated that the original

budget was prepared and
approved in accordance with
applicable laws and rules, we
noted that on June 30, 2008,
prior to the school board's
approval of the final budget
amendments, the district had
overexpenditures, totaling
$1,389,742.31 in 12 functional
expenditure categories and
transfers out in the general
Auditors noted that a
$103,000 discrepancy was
found in the Head Start
budget, but Dyal said that a'
member of the FADSS team
had reconciled the books back
to 1996 and was unable to find
the problem.

Survivors' Reception is May 5

Continued from page 1
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coworkers, and church family. I
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and phone calls from
She offered this advice to
other who might be facing
cancer, "Find something to

laugh at every day."
Beach has been a team
member in Relay events since
2000 and is on a team this year.
She said she is proud to serve
as honorary chair.
"The research of the
American Cancer Society is
helping to eliminate cancer,
prevent cancer and diminish
the suffering caused by cancer.

The Hope Lodges in Florida
are among the best examples of
services provided free of
charge to cancer patients who
travel to those areas to .undergo
treatment," she said.
Beach plans to attend the
Survivors' Reception/Dinner on
the evening of May 5 and will
help lead the Survivors' Victory
Lap on the evening of May 15.

Depot'center of activity' downtown

Continued from page 1
merchants around town by
horse-drawn wagons or trucks
as the automobile age
advanced. The traveling public
also depended on the trains
which were the only means of
public transportation between
towns and communities up and
down the line and also to
connections with other rail
lines to destinaions around the
-During the first half of the
20th century,- the LOP&G
depot on Soutl Jefferson Street
was an important and busy
place in Perry. It was the center
of activity in town, especially
around train arrival and
departure times. Meeting the
train was a fashionable social
"tad entertainment eveift wlieri'
people visited while awaiting
the arrival and departure of
friends, relatives and
acquaintances on the passenger
carrying trains, There was an
old saying that the railroads
carried everything from "LCL
to Aunt Nell," ineaning that
family members as well as
freight shipments large and
small and express shipments
arrived and left bn the train.
The station was :the local
office for the railroad. The job
of station agent was .a position
of great responsibility in the
community which enjoyed the.
respect of both the railroad and
local citizens. The agent was
the company's representative in
the town and good

Ter Maat will

perform during-

open house

Continued from page 1
station will be held Friday
from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. and
again from 5:30-7 that same
Rick Ter Maat will provide
live entertainment during ,the
evening open house; Main
Street Perry will serve light
The station will serve as an
"incubator" for small
businesses as part of the city's
economic development
The Taylor Development
Authority and Main Street
Perry will also have offices on



relationships were vitally
important. He was the face of
the railroad and first point of
contact for local residents and
business people.
The agent supervised the
trains while in and around the
station and directed train crews
as to which cars were to move
when and whye. The agent and
clerks prepared shipping
documents such as bills of
ladings, waybills and 'freight
bills, and various reports
related to passenger and freight
traffic. The agent arranged for

the pick up and delivery of
LCL freight to and from local
businesses and residents before
trucking lines became
Other duties included
collecting and depositing
amounts due the railroad for
freight charges, and selling
tickets to the traveling public.
An accounting of all money
received was made to the
company and accounts were
balanced at each month end.
(To be continued Friday)

Lola Gear
Lola Gear, 61, died April 17,
2009, in Tallahassee.
A native of Wayne County,
W. Va., Mrs. Gear had lived in
Perry most of her life.
She was the daughter of the
late Kelly Ferguson and Goldie
Stafford Ferguson. She was a
homemaker and attended the
Church of God.
Survivors include: her
husband of 40 years, Smittie
Gear of Perry; three sons,
Jimmy Gear, Billy Gear and
Kenny Koon all of Perry; six
daughters, Martha Drawdy,
Angela Duty, Mary Shedd,
Samantha Gear, Brenda Gebo
arid Linda Gear all of Perry;
four brothers, Billy Ferguson,
Matthew Ferguson, Mark
Ferguson and Alvis Ferguson
all of Perry; four sisters, Linda
Philman, Cindy Sherouse,
Alice Cruce and Rita Parker all
of Perry; 29 grandchildren; one
great grandchild and a host of
nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held
Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Sealey

Family received friends from
9:30 to 10:30 a.m. before the
service at Beggs Funeral

Lamar Lee
Lamar Lee Stephens, 82,
died April 19, 2.009, at his
residence in Perry.
He was a native and lifelong
resident of Taylor County, and
the son of the late Carey
Stephens and late former Inez
He was a Baptist and retired
from Buckeye as a crew leader
in the pulp yard. He also
worked for Lee Heating and
Air for 20 years. Mr. Stephens
was a member of the Three
Rivers Hunting Club.
He was preceded in death by
a sister, Genevieve Mangum;
two brothers, Rufus and
Fred Stephens; two
grandchildren, Jamey Shiver
and Colby Young.
Survivors include: his wife
of 29 years, Evelyn Stephens of
Perry; one son, Lamar L.

"Mickey" Stephens Jr.; five
step-sons, Jimmy Young of
Perry, Julian Blue of Milton,
Paul "BoBo" Blue of Perry,
Matt Blue and Paul Blue III; six
step-daughters, Ann Gray of
Perry, Gail Hillhouse of Perry,
Debbie Howard of Perry,
Pauline Shiver Eridu, Judy
Roca of Perry, Amanda Shiver;
two brothers, Gilbert Stephens
of Perry, Bill "Chubby"
Stephens of Utah; one sister,
Geneva Hirch of Havana;
18 grandchildren; 24 great
Funeral services will be held
today, April 22, at Joe P. Bums
Funeral Home at 11:00 A.M.
with Cricket Watson and Gary
Blanton officiating.
Interment will follow at
Carlton Cemetery. Family
received friends on Tuesday
evening from 6 to 8 pm at the
You may sign the guest-
book at www.joepbumsfuneral
Joe P. Bums Funeral Home is
in charge of arrangements.

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B-1 Taco Times April 22, 2009

Taylor County Special Olympics athletes joined members of local law enforcement on the back steps of the
Taylor County Courthouse prior to the start of Friday's annual Torch Run.

Torch Run
Organizers of this
year's annual Special
Olympics"T Torch Run
called it "the best year
we've ever had." The
event, ,held Friday,
included a BBQ dinner
fund-raiser where
more than 700
individuals .were
served. Agencies
represented at the run
included: the Taylor
.County Sheriff's Office,,
Taylor Correctional
Institute, the State
Fire Marshal's Office,
Florida Highway Patrol,
Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation
Commission and
Division of Forestry.
All funds raised from
the event benefit
local Special Olympics

Cheers and waves grg9etedathletes"at the Torch Run that paraded down Jefferson
Street. .. .. -
., -""

Sheriff L.E. "Bummy" Williams and Capt. Richard Johnson joined the Torch Run
parade Friday.

Beau Turner, right, with Gov. Charlie Crist

Beau Turner will speak

at Friends of the Library

meeting Monday, April 27

Beau Turner, who along with his father Ted Turner helped
develop Florida's first privately developed conservation facility for
youths, will speak at the Taylor County Public Library Monday,
April 27.
Beau Turner will be the guest speaker at the Friends of the
Taylor County Public Library meeting at 5:30 p.m. Admission is
free and the public is invited to attend.
The Beau Turner Youth Conservation Center in Jefferson
County, just north of Capps, opened in March 2008 and is the only
conservation center in the state that runs entirely by solar power.
The facility, operated by the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC), provides youths the
opportunity to learn and develop skills that will encourage them to
get outdoors and enjoy Florida's abundant fish -and wildlife
Govenor Charlie Crist toured the site in February. "The center is
a wonderful facility where Florida's children can enjoy her natural
beauty while learning how to protect it. It is a reminder of the great
things we can accomplish for our environment by working
together--state agencies- and private organizations and
individuals--for a better Florida," he said.
The goal of the 160-acre property, leased at no cost to the FWC
by landowner Beau Turner, is to "create a conservation ethic
among children through programs designed to build confidence in
outdoor settings Ind greater knowledge of the local ecosystem and
wildlife management techniques."'
"In an age where we're competing against 'video games and
computers. it's important that we introduce our children to outdoor
activities and that our communities continue to protect natural
areas," Turner said. "If children have no place or reason to get
outdoors, then we may lose our next great naturalist."
The facility features a stocked fishing pond, nature trails,
managed impoundments for waterfowl, planted fields for small
game, a state-of-the-art rifle range, 3-D and Olympic-style archery
courses, and' a trap-shooting facility that throws biodegradable
clay pigeons.
"The focus is reaching out to kids who wouldn't otherwise have
access to these kinds of outdoor activities, and the reward is the
smiling faces of kids and parents who are developing a lasting
appreciation for conservation of Florida's wild lands and wildlife,"
FWC Commissioner Brian Yablonski said.
Summer classes for 12- to 16-year-old youths are available at
the center, where gun safety, archery, fishing, shooting, wildlife
management and other outdoor activities are taught. The FWC
provides all necessary equipment and materials, and classes are
free of charge. Youth hunts also take place on an adjoining 900
acres through the FWC's Youth Hunting Program of Florida.
"The Beau Turner Youth Conservation Center is a great example
of the significant impact private landowners can make by
encouraging conservation and environmental stewardship," Ted
Turner said. "I'm thrilled with Governor Crist's commitment to
environmental causes and to ensuring that our kids and grandkids
have a healthy planet where they can live, learn and play."

AARP: last Wed., 10 a.m. at Perry
Shrine Club.
Kiwanis Club: Wednesdays;
noon, Joyce's Main Street Cafe.
MainStreet Perry: first Thursday of
each month, noon, Heavenly Floors.
NAACP: first Sunday, 5 p.m., at
Jerkins Community Center.
Optimist Club: Thurs., noon at
Joyce's Main Street Cafe.
, Perry Garden Clubi third
Wednesday, 10 a.m.
Perry Elks Lodge: second and
fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Perry Lodge 123, F&AM: first and
third Monday nights, 7:30 p.m.
Perry Lodge #187: first and third
Tues., 6 p.m., Masonic Hall.
Perry Masonic Lodge 123: meets
first and third Monday, 7:30 p.m.
Perry Shrine Club: fourth Thurs.,
7 p.m. (club house on Courtney Rd.).
Perry Woman's Club: second
Wed., noon (September to May).
Rotary Club: Tues., noon at
Rosehead Junction.
Taylor County Leadership
Council: second and fourth Friday, 7
p.m., Jerkins Community Center.
Vogue XIII: first Mon., 7:30 p.m.
Call 584-2404.

Airport Advisory Committee:
fourth Wednesday, 12 noon, Perry-

Foley Airport.
Chamber of Commerce: second
Thurs., 8 a.m., chamber board
City Council: second and fourth
Tues., at 6:30 p.m.
County Commission: first Mon.
and third Tues. at 6 p.m., courthouse
annex; workshop, fourth Tues., 3 p.m.
Juvenile Justice Council: third
Thurs., 9 a.m., at Juvenile Justice
Office, 1719 South Jefferson Street.
Planning Board: first Thurs., 6
p.m. Courthouse annex (old post
Social Security: representatives,
second Tues., 8:30 a.m. to noon,
courthouse annex.
Taylor County Construction
License Board Meeting: third Fri., 2
p.m., courthouse annex.
Taylor County Development
Authority: second Mon., noon, at.
Capital City Bank.
Taylor County School Board: first
and third Tues., 7 p.m.
Taylor Coastal Water and Sewer:
fourth Tuesday at 18820 Beach Road,
5:30 p.m.
Taylor Soil & Water Conservation
District Board: fourth Monday, 5:30
p.m., Foley Airport terminal
conference room. Call 584-4329 for
Tourism Development Council:
second Wed., 5 p.m., Chamber of
Big Bend Republican Women's

Network: second Monday at 5:30
p.m., 502 W. Green St. E-mail:

Business Network International'
(B.N.I): every Tuesday, 7:30-9 a.m.,
Hampton Inn. Visitors welcome.
Diabetes classes every Tuesday, 2
p.m., Doctors' Memorial Hospital.
FAMU Alumni Chapter: second
Monday, 7 p.m., Jerkins Community
Girl Scouts Service Unit: first
Tuesday, 7 p.m., Scout Hut.
Helping Hands of the Shelter:
every Tuesday, 6 p.m., chamber of
Historical Society: open Thursday
afternoons, 1-5 p.m.
Home Educators League of
Perry: second Thursday, 1:30 p.m.,
Forest Capital Hall. Call 838-3508 or
La Leche League International:
second Wed., 10:30 a.m., Taylor
County Public Library.
Mothers of Pre-Schoolers: first
and third Fridays. Call 584-3826.
Muskogee Creek Indian Nation:
second and fourth Sat., 7 p.m. Tribal
grounds, Lyman Hendry Road.
Muskogee Creek Indian Tribe:
first Saturday, Oak Hill Village on
Woods Creek Road,
National Wild Turkey Federation
(Yellow Pine Drummers): holds open'

monthly meeting on first Thursday,
Golden Corral, 7 p.m. Call 584-9185.
Order of Confederate Rose
Chapter 8: meets every fourth
Thursday. For information, please call
Pet adoptions: Taylor County
Animal Shelter, open Monday through
Friday. Call 838-3525.
Republican Party of Taylor
County: second Thursday of every
month, 5:30 p.m., at Rosehead
Taylor Coastal Communities
Association: second Tuesday,
6 p.m., at the district building on
Beach Road.
Taylor Adult Program (TAP):
Thursday, 10 a.m., 502 N. Center
Street. 223-0393.
Taylor County Amateur Radio
Club: first Monday, 7 p.m., Division of
Forestry office, 618 Plantation Road.
Taylor County Habitat for
Humanity, Inc.: board meeting,
second Thursday,
5:30 p.m., Room 208, Capital City
Taylor County Historical Society:
third Mon., 7 p.m. Historical Society
building. Society's museum is open
every Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
Taylor County -Horseman's
Association Horse Show: second
Fri., Club Roping, 6:30 p.m.; second
Sat., speed events, 11 a.m.; last Sat.,
roping, 6 p;m. Arena is located on

Bishop Blvd.
Taylor County Quilters: Tuesdays,
10 a.m. to noon, Taylor County Public
Taylor County Reef & Research
Team: second Thurs., 7 p.m., Forest
Capital Hall.
Taylor County Senior Center:
Executive Board of Directors meeting,
every third Thursday.
Whole Child Taylor-Shared
Service Network: fourth Mon., 9
a.m., Taylor County School District
Administrative Office Complex.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Monday,
8 p.m. and Thursday, 8 p.m. at the
Serenity House, 1824 N. Jefferson
Street. Call 672-1263 for more
Alzheimer's Support Group for
Caregivers: every second Tuesday, at
7 p.m., First United Methodist
Big Bend Hospice Advisory
Council: fourth Tuesday at 1 p.m., Big
Bend Hospice office (107 East Green
Celebrate Recovery: a non-
denominational, Christ-centered
recovery ministry meets Thursdays at
6 p.m., in the First Baptist Church
Youth Center (old Citizens Bank
building on the corner of Orange and
Green streets).
Narcotics Anonymous: Sunday,

7 p.m.; Tuesday, 7 p.m.; Wednesday,
7 p.m.; and Saturday, noon, at St.
James Episcopal Church, 1100 W.
Green St. (library). Call 223-2785 for
more information.
Perry Winners Group of
Alcoholics Anonymous: Friday,
8 p.m.; Heritage House, 317 N.
Orange Street.
The Way: (faith-based 12-step
group for addicts and alcoholics)
Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., and Friday, 7 p.m.
All meetings are held at the Serenity
House, 1824 N. Jefferson St. Call 672-
0626 for more information.

Ladies Auxiliary: third Saturday, 10
a.m., at 8839 U.S. 19 South. Call 223-
American Legion Post #291:
second Saturday, 10 a.m.
American Legion Post #96: first
Tues., 7 p.m., American Legion Hall,
Center St.
Sons of Confederate Veterans:
fourth Thursday at North Orange
Street. For information, call 578-2491
or 838-2045.
VFW Post #9225: second Tues.,
7 p.m. (American Legion building).

To add your organization
to the community calendar,
please call 584-5513.





B-2 Taco Times April 22, 2009


Yard Sale 221 N. 1/2 mile past Shady
Grove, left on A.G. Sheffield Rd. (see
signs) Thursday and Friday 7 a.m. 3
p.m. Saturday 7 a.m. noon. King size
comforter sets, household items, ladies
and men's clothes, trailer for riding
mower, electric tools,, air tools, carport,
yard swing, pickup truck, toolbox,
wrenches and tools, cattle panels,
metal gate, horseshoeing tools,
plumbing/electrical stuff, 2 new vinyl
lattice panels, recliner, desk, round
table w/4 chairs, coffee tables, Ig.
extension ladder, waterfall, weight set,
motorcycle and more.

Huge Yard/Patio sale Friday and
Saturday April 24 & 25 8 a.m. 'til?
Housewares, clothing, furniture, books,
large assortment of Christmas and gift
items 122 Pine Tree Rd. Perry.

We Buy
Gold, Silver
Silver Coins
Old Paper Money
Don't sell your
Old Jewelry
at a yard sale!
Bring it to South House for

Vendor's spot for rent (one 15x12 room
and one 35x25 room) on Friday and
Saturday at 1700 South Byron Butler
Pkwy. For more info call 850-843-0356.

Apple Imac
All-in-one computers. Fast, virus free,
internet ready, completely upgrade
able. Starting at $49.99. Call 850-223-
2313. Inside DNA Computers.

Is your computer slow? Service &
Sales of new and used computers.
-'Service "'-ailable in" your home
business. 838-1683.
1/01 PC
Need Cash? We will sell your items on
ebay for you. We handle it all, pictures,
listings and shipping! You just collect a
check. 850-223-2313.

New 350-watt electric 3 and 4 wheel
mobility scooters starting at $495.
ATV's, Go-Karts & Motor Scooters. We
repair most makes and models, Also,
tires and tubles for ATV's. Perry
Scooters 1302 N. Jefferson St. Phone

3 goats for sale:
1 male pygmy $75
1 male boar $125
1 dairy mix $75
Blueberries, Brown Turkey Figs, Bridal
Wreath, Rosebud Azalea, Suzan
Lorapetalum, Sago Palms, Japanese
Red Maples, Florida natives. Good
Plants, Good Prices. 584-7395,

Kids Kaboodle
Gently used kids clothes, video games
and systems. 1111/2 E. Green St. 843-

Mini Motorscooter Trikes. 90-1,00 MPG
Street Legal. No motorcycle Lic.
Required. Perry Scooters. 1302 N.
Jefferson St. 584-2979.

Beautiful 14k Gold 3 ct. Channel set
diamond tennis bracelet. Has 60
diamonds. Paid $2600, sell for $1500.
Call 1-850-843-1980.

Slides by Sarah
"A Special gift for a special occasion!"
I am taking orders for 2009 Graduates.
Deadline for orders is May 15.Visit my
website at www.slidesbysarah.com or.
call 371-0308 and ask for Sarah

Computer repair. New and used
computers with your data transfer
included. Repairs available at your
home or business. 838-1683.

If you're looking for a pet, be sure to
check the Taylor County Animal Shelter
at 838-3525

AKC Yorkie Puppy
Adorable small male. Ready now with
health certificate $675 584-9882.

If you have lost a pet, be sure to check
the Taylor County Animal Shelter at


Need Cash?
Got Junk?
Got Junk Cars, Truck?
I buy Scrap Metals!!
850-838-JUNK (5865)
State Certified Scales

14x80 3 BD/2 Ba M.H. New appliances,
very good condition, 2 car metal
carport, 2 metal buildings. Can be
moved $15,000. For more information
call 838-6005.

DWMH on 5 acres; 3BD/2BA needs
TLC; off Dennis Howell Rd. ; possible
owner financing; $69,900; Call Beach
Realty Gulf Coast, LLC 850-578-2039.

owner financing if you have land.
Ironwood Homes of Perry 850-838-

NO DOWN PAYMENT for land owners
(even if you still owe money on your
property!) Call Prestige Home Centers
352-493-2492 or 1-800-477-2492,

Trade-ins welcome, no down payment
for land owners! Call Prestige Home
Centers 352-493-2492 or 1-800-477-

Reduced! Western Red Cedar Home!
Beautiful 3/2 repo w/covered porch.
Prestige Home Centers Chiefland, 800-
477-2492 or 352-493-2492.


Close out model! 64x28 w/10 ft covered
porch. Ask about the free down
payment money! Prestige Home
Centers Chiefland, 800-477-2492 or
No middle man here! Prestige Home
Centers designs, builds & does their
own service. That's factory direct
homes built -here in Florida, direct to
you! 800-477-2492 or 352-493-2492.

Hurry Free Down Payment money, do it
now!!! Prestige Home Centers, Inc.
800-477-2492; 13771 NW Hwy. 19
Chiefland. ,

Lots & Lots of Repos Call for details
Prestige Home Centers Chiefland, 800-

Clean 2 bed/ 1 bath mobile home with
large carport, just in city limits. $500 per
month, 1st and last + $250 sec. 850-

Taking applications on 2 bedroom fully
furnished trailer, big patio. with pretty
yard. Lots of shrubs, utility shed. No
pets, 1 child only. 584-4366.

3 BR/2 B D.W. E. Ash St. Central H/A,
no pets, smoking or children under 6.
$500 mo. 1st and last months plus
$300 security deposit. Call 584-7582.

1 bedroom 1 bath apartment for rent. In
quiet neighborhood. Carport, utilities
included. (gas, electric) Call (850)371-

Efficiency for rent. No pets, no children.
$400 month. 1st and security. 850-371-

RV spot for rent. Private property, 35 ft.
or smaller. $150 month w/1st + deposit.
850-371'-1568&,i-,1, -y i,

For Rent: 2 BR/1 BA mobile home not
in a park. Sorry no pets. $350/mo. +
electric. 1st, last and security. 223-

For Rent two 1 bedroom apartments;
just refinished and ready to occupy. Call
850-584-6666 ext. 401. Free
application. Must have good
references. No pets allowed.

Taking applications for 2 BR/1 Ba $375
and 2 BR/1 Ba $400. All set up in
Everett's Mobile Home Park. Water,
sewer & garbage included in rent.
Phone # 584-7094. Apply in person
Monday Wednesday. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
References required. Ask for Ms. Betty.

House for Rent 602 Veterns Dr. 2
bedroom/1 bath, big back yard. $595
rent plus $595 deposit. Call Rick at

Large 1/1 Duplex. hardwood floor,
central AC/Heat, full kitchen, full bath,
fenced yard. 2 blocks from Walmart.
Great location. $450 month. F.LS. Call
Robert at 850-223-3427.

House for Rent w/option to buy 2 BD/1
Ba., carport, also mobile building with
W/D, central H/AC, city water and
- sewer, 1 well kept, indoor pet allowed.

security. Call Ruben at 850-672-0836,
850-223-1289 or 850-371-0777 or 330-

Apartments for rent. One year lease. 1
bed/1 bath $425 with $425 deposit;
small house 3 bed/1 bath. For Rent
$575 month with $575 deposit, or For
Sale $52,000. Call for appointment

For Rent 2 BR/1 BA, single wide. 1st
months rent $420 plus security deposit.
Located in Whispering Pines. 584-
9288. After 5 p.m.

Steinhatchee Place Resort Fur
1 and 2 bedroom Condos for
$550-$675. Included in price -
cable, internet and hot ti
Steinhatchee. Call 1-352-498-77

2 Bd/2 Ba near Keaton Beach.
only $700 month + deposit. In
utilities. (850)843-1882.

2/1 duplex $400 HUD okay. Fir
and security dep. required. 1315
St. (850)240-0701.

For Rent or sale Double ,w
bedroom, 2 baths, extra nice,
Sun room, fenced in back yard
mo. plus deposit. 850-584-8331.

Rooms available at Skylark
everything included from Monthly
required $45 deposit, $165 wee
$40 daily tax included. 317 N.
Butler Pkwy. 850-843-8524.

Westgate Rooms available fo
Refrigerator, microwave, TV w
AC/Heater. Everything included
weekly $40 daily, $545 per mon
sites $19 daily, $70 weekly,
monthly. Tax included. 1627 S.
Butler Pkwy. 850-843-8810.

Taking applications Available M
Background Check. !M
Inspection. For Rent 2
BA/GR/Well/ AC/H, DW Mobile
acres. $575 monthly and secur
pay utilities. 1 year lease to si
pets. Only serious need apply

Woodridge Apartments!!
3 BR HC and Non-HC acce
apartments now available.
assistance may be available to qi
applicants. HUD vouchers cons
Equal Housing Opportunity.
hours are 8:00 5:00 Mon.- Thu
850-584-5668.709 W. Church St
FL 32348. TDD 711

Office facility for lease on grou
Perry Foley Airport Brick and
office type facility. 1,770 sq. f
office spaces and two rest-r
Currently houses Taylor Co. Eme
management. Facility will be av
for lease June 1, 2009. Annua
required. Prefer aviation
business. $525 per month utility
included. For additional information
Bill Roberts at 850-838-3519 or I
Cox at 850-838-3553&

Recently remodeled 1 be
apartment for rent. Fully furn
central H/AC. All utilities include
pets. $650 Month or $165 week
deposit. Off hwy. 19 South. (85
3613 or (850)519-3488.

For Rent 3 BR/2 Bath 1st ai
months' rent, plus deposit, $6
pets. Also, small mobile home's i
prices vary. No pets. 223-3227.
phone # for appointment.
accepted, none located in town.

Southern Villas of Perry
Looking For Applicants!
Rental assistance available.
vouchers accepted. 1 & 2 BR
non- HC accessible apartments
hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon.
Call 850-584-8111. TDD/TTY 71
Puckett Rd, Perry, Fl, 32347.
Housing Opportunity.
Nafee Camp Ground
Welcome Campers! Special ra
month. $299 month, $85
Including electric, cables, WiFi in
coin laundry. Nice quiet place.
584-7084. 5220 Hwy 19 Sou
Beach Rd.
Also one small camper for rent.

Classified ads are $5 for 25 words or less and .10 each additional
word. The deadline for the Wednesday paper is Monday by 5 p.m.
and for the Friday paper is Wednesday by 5 p.m.
123 South Jefferson St.

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Rent. warning, Ruger 10-22, 22 cal. rifle with Child Development Center
Water, folding stock and pistol grip. Rifle has Location: 105 Sandra Street
ub in 4xTasco scope with two 10 round Perry, Florida 32348
40. magazines. Excellent condition, one Posted: 04/20/2009
adult owner. $275. 850-838-6673. Base Pay: $7.25 Hour
Serious cash.buyers only. Please. Employee Type: Full-Time Teacher and
Adults 3 BR/2 Bath, mobile home on 5 acres Part Time Teacher
cludes off Woods Creek Road with outside Experience required: High School
shop. 850-843-0842. Diploma or equivalent (GED) or Higher
4/17-5/8 Education Child Care Training
Certification Preferred.
st, last Home for Sale by owner, 3 bedroom, Contact: Annie Jones Volunteer
Center 1.5 bath, Fireplace, 12x30 concrete Director
pool with diving board has a Polaris self Phone: 850-584-6128
cleaning system, pool house, tool shed, Fax: 850-584-8569
storage shed, city water, well system, Pastor French
vide 2 on corner lot $100,000. No owner Phone: 850-264-3711
clean. financing. Drive by 301 W. High St. (off Fax: 850-385-8540
. $600 221N) if interested call 584-9455 to Description: The Temple of God Child
see. Development Center is a divine
4/1-4/29 program, which is growing and
continues to set the standard for
Motel Large home on corner lot, 3 BR/2 Ba, excellence. The focus of our program is
y.$545 LR, DR, FR, G, 0, WH. 1605 N. to provide a life-long love of learning.
ekly or Calhoun St. Perry. $146,000. All offers Our staff is a team of loving and
Byron considered. Qualified buyers please. dedicated professionals who
850-240-0701. understand each child's needs.
4/17-4/29 We are looking for fun, energetic,
professional Pre-School and Infant
r rent. Room Teachers who are able to use
/cable, their creativity, the Temple of God Child
.$165 Developmental (TOGCDC) Guidelines,
ith. RV 2005 Yamaha YZ250F and the Florida Administrative Code as
$250 excellent condition. Many after market the basis for unique lesson plans that
Byron parts and stock parts. Asking $2,600 are brought to life in a fun and
O.B.O. Call 223-1448. imaginative way.
4/17tf Objective:
Developing daily/weekly lesson plans,
lay 1st. 2000 Buick Park Avenue Leather, CD, meeting the individual's needs of the
monthly power seats, $4,000, OBO. Call 843- children, positive parent
BR/2 1796. communication, interacting with the
on 8 4/22-5/1 children to 'support play, exploration
ity. You and learning, presenting expectations
gn. No H L I that are appropriate to the child's age
V! 850- WANTED and developmental level, arranging the
classroom and implementing activities
P/T Teller position at Tree Capital Credit that develop self-esteem and social
Union. Must have basic computer skills skills, communicating appropriately and
and be organized. HS diploma professionally with parents and staff,
essible required. Must undergo criminal and building teamwork with parents and co-
Rental employment checks. Must be bondable; workers, using assessment tools,
qualified Salary based on experience, participation in staff and training
idered. Applications can be picked up at 1402 meetings and committing to continuing
Office S. Jefferson St. Mon- Fri. 9 a.m. -4 p.m. education/training. The Temple of God
rs. Call EOE/Drug-Free Workplace Child Development Center is an Equal
t.Perry, 4/15-4/24 Opportunity Employer and provides
outstanding opportunities including:
The Healthy Start.. Coalition of -.. competitive salary and holidayspay.
Jefferson,' -Madison, -and---Taylor"--4/122
minds of Counties currently receives funding
i Vinyl from Healthy Families Florida for Taylor Co. Board of County
t. Four prevention services and has one Commissioners
rooms. position available. We are soliciting FIRE FIGHTER/EMT- $10.78 hr.
urgency proposals from qualified individual for ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER -
vailable the provision of direct services, as well (temporary/part time) $9.31 hr.
I lease as data entry. For a copy of the MOSQUITO SPRAYING TRUCK
related complete Request for Proposal, please DRIVER/OPERATOR (seasonal/part-
ies not contact Cindy Hutto at 850-948-2741 or time) $8.04-$9.05 hr. DOE
ion call mail to: cjhutto@healthystartjmt.org DAY CAMP COUNSELOR -
Melody Proposals should be received by close seasonal/part time) $7.25 hr. range
of business, April 27, 2009 for depending on education level
consideration. Job descriptions and applications can
4/22-4/24 be obtained from

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seeking to fill a Maintenance/Facility
Support position. The ideal candidate
would have general
construction/carpentry ability,
preferably with their own tools. The
candidate should have above average
math and communication proficiencies,
to facilitate grooming for specialized
capabilities. A general understanding or
capabilities with compressed air and
electrical systems would be a plus.-
We offer a competitive wage and
benefit package. EOE. For confidential
consideration, send resume
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or to Bulova Ordnance, LLC, 125 SE
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Looking for experienced refrigeration
technicians and HVAC installers. Must
have clean driving record. Drug Free
Workplace. Call 584-3626,
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Martin Electronics, Inc.
is currently accepting applications for
assemblers and machine operators. All
applicants are subject to pre-
employment drug screening and a
background check by BATF Bring
picture ID and Social Security card or
birth certificate and apply at the Employ
Florida Mobile Unit in the K-mart
parking lot on Wednesdays or stop by
MEI to complete an application.

www.taylorcountygov.com or
Employment Connections Mobile Unit
located in the K-Mart Parking Lot on
Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. 4
p.m. Taylor County Board of County
Commissioners is an EOE, VP DT,
background check employer.

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Vacancy Board of Directors
The Suwannee River Economic
Council, inc. currently has a Taylor
COunty Private Sector Board
Vacancy. Private sector
representatives are officials or
members of business, industry, labor,
religious, welfare, education or other
major groups and interests In the
community. Interest groups are
organizations with non-profit status,
incorporated and registered with the
office of the Florida Secretary of
To register the interest of your
organization for a seat on the Board,
write a brief description of the non-
profit's purpose. Address the letter to
Frances Terry, Executive Director,
Suwannee River Economic Council
Inc., P.O.Box 70, Live Oak, Florida
32064. Closing date is May 8, 2009.
For more Information call 386-362-
4115, ext. 223
Notice Is hereby given to
Rosemarle M, Holtzman
Unless payment is made on
1999 Toyota Corolla
VIN: 1NXBR12E0XZ273872
for towing & storage charges on
3/30/2009, Vehicle will be auctioned
the 8th day of May, 2009
@ 10 am at Thomas Chevrolet
2128 Hwy19S, Perry, FL
(850) 584-6221 per F.S. 713.585

and more. Commercial & Residential. Public Notice of Intent to Issue Air
Over 20 years experience. 850-223- Permit
1780 or 850-843-1941. Florida Department of
Environmental Protection
4/ 0tfCS Air Resource Section,
Northeast District Office
A to Z Farm and Lawn Service Draft Air Construction Permit
Land clearing, tree trimming/ removal, Project No. 7775281-002-AC
Anderson Columbia Co., Inc.
dump truck service, harrowing, bush Taylor County, Florida
hog mowing, rake work, dirt leveling Applicant: The applicant for this
and complete lawn service. Call 584- project is Anderson Columbia Co.,
6737. Inc.. The applicant's authorized
677 representative and mailing address
12/24tfAZ Is: Mr. Brian Schreiber, Secretary,
Anderson Columbia Co., Inc. P.O. Box
Se 1829, Lake City, Florida, 32056.
JuIIIPe Faciliiy Location: Andeilon
Law n are Columbia Co.. Inc. will operate
L nAsphalt Plant No. 15, which will be
located in Taylor County at 19080W.
Mowing US. Highway 98, Lamont, Florida
Trimmming Project: 'This project authorizes
construction of. a Hot Mix Asphalt
Clean-Up (HMA)Plant and RAP crushing system.
Licensed & Insured The asphalt concrete product from
the HMA plant may be 100%
850-223-1298 conventional (virgin) asphalt
concrete or the asphalt concrete
850-843-0593 may contain reclaimed asphalt
pavement (RAP) up to a maximum of
A 0 40% of the mix.
Permitting Authority: Applications for
air construction permits are subject
Sto review In accordance with the
Experienced Computer Techs will provisions of Chapter 403, Florida
repair your computer in your home.. Statutes (F..) and Chapters 62-4, 62-
210 and 62-212 of the Florida
UpC~psa.gs,, 8e ,p.usd corguter, Administtative ~Cocde,(,A.C.). The
sales with your data transfer included. r'"`5ropsed pfrje rti'not exempt'from
Emergency response available. 838- air permitting requirements and an
1683 air permit is required to perform the
10/ proposed work. The Permitting
10/24PC Authority responsible for making a
permit determination for this project
is the Department of Environmental
Protection's Air Resource Section In
IIREE CAPIiTV the Northeast District Office. The
SCLEA N ING Permitting Authority's physical and
mailing address is: 7825 Baymeadow
Way, Suite B-200, Jacksonville, Florida
UPHOLST Y 32256-7590. The Permitting Authority's
UPHOLSTERY telephone number is 904-807-3200.
& CARP ET CLEANING Project File: A complete project file is
& ARPET CLEANING available for public Inspection during
Dries in 3-4 hours the normal business hours of 8:00'a.m.
S to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
S (except legal holidays), at the
~ Tile Floors ~ physical address indicated above for
.' __ the Permitting Authority. The
~ Pet Odors complete project file includes the
Draft Permit, the Technical Evaluation
8 C LEAN and Preliminary Determination, the
N application and Information
584-Csubmitted by the applicant
(584-2532) ... (exclusive of confidential 'records
Under Section 403.111, F.S.).
Interested persons may contact the
Permitting Authority's project
Do you need personal care engineer for additional Information
assistance? I'm available Mon. Thurs. at the address and phone number
listed above. In addition, electronic
people and pet friendly. 584-6880 copies of these documents are
4/1-4/24 available on the following web site:
Chad H. Dees lawn care all work done Notice. of Intent to Issue Air Permit:
right. Free estimates, give us a call at The Permitting Authority gives notice
of Its Intent to Issue an air construction
home 850-584-8959 or cell 850-371- permit to the applicant for the
1510. project described above. The
4/1-8/28 applicant has provided reasonable
assurance that operation of
proposed equipment will not
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adversely Impact air quality and that
the project will comply with all
appropriate provisions of Chapters
62-4, 62-204, 62-210, 62-212, 62-296
and 62-297, F.A.C. The Permitting
Authority will issue a Final Permit In
accordance with the conditions of
the proposed Draft Permit unless a
timely petition for an administrative
hearing Is filed under Sections 120.569
and 120.57, F.S. or unless public
comment received In accordance
with this notice results in a different
decision or a significant change of
terms or conditions.
Comments: The Permitting Authority
will accept written comments
concerning the proposed Draft
Permit for a period of 14 days from
the date of publication of this Public
Notice. Written comments must be
received by the Permitting Authority
by close of business (5:00 p.m.) on or
before the end of the 14-day period.
if written comments received result in
a significant change to the Draft
Permit, the Permitting Authority shall
revise the Draft Permit and require, if
applicable, another Public Notice.
All comments filed will be made
available for public Inspection.
Petitions: A person whose substantial
Interests are affected by the
proposed permitting decision may
petition for an administrative hearing
In accordance with Sections 120.569
and 120.57, F.S. The petition must
contain the Information set forth
below and must be filed with
(received by) the Department's
Agency Clerk In the Office of
General Counsel of the Department
of Environmental Protection at 3900
Commonwealth Boulevard, Mall
Station #35, Tallahassee, Florida
32399-3000 (Telephone: 850/245-
2241). Petitions filed by any persons
other than those entitled to written
notice under Section 120.60(3), F.S.
must' be filed within 14 days of
publication of this Public Notice or
receipt of a written notice, whichever
occurs first. Under Section 120.60(3),
F.S., however, any person who asked
the Permitting Authority for notice of
agency action may file a petition
within 14 days of receipt of that
notice, regardless of the date of
publication. A petitioner shall mall a
copy of the petition to the applicant
at the address indicated above, at
the time of filing. The failure of any
person to file a petition within the
appropriate time period shall
constitute a waiver of that person's
right to request an administrative
determination (hearing) under
Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., or to
intervene in this proceeding and
participate as a party to it. Any
subsequent intervention (In a
proceeding initiated by another
party) will be only at the approval of
the presiding officer upon the filing of
a motion in compliance with Rule 28-
106.205, F.A.C.
A petition that disputes the material
facts on which the Permitting
Authority's action Is based must
contain the following Information: (a)
The name and address of each
agency affected and each agency's
file or Identification number, If known;
(b) The name, address and
telephone number of the petitioner;
the name address and telephone
number of the petitioner's
representative, If any, which shall be
the address for service purposes
during the course of the proceeding;
and an explanation of how the
petitioner's substantial rights will be
affected by the agency
determination; (c) A statement of
when and how the petitioner
received ,notice of the agency
action or proposed decision; (d) A
statement of all disputed Issues of
material fact. If there are none, the
petition must so state; (e) A concise
statement of the ultimate facts
alleged, including the specific facts
the petitioner contends, warrant
reversal or modification of the
agency's proposed action; (f) A
statement of the specific rules or
statutes the petitioner contends
require reversal or modification of the
agency's proposed action Including
an explanation of how the alleged
facts relate to the specific rules or
statutes; and, (g) A statement of the
relief sought by the petitioner, stating
precisely the action the petitioner
wishes the agency to take with
respect to the agency's proposed
action. A petition that does not
dispute the material facts upon
which the Permitting Authority's
action Is based shall state that no
such facts are In dispute and
otherwise shall contain the same
Information as set forth above, as
required by Rule 28-106.301, F.A.C.
Because the administrative hearing
process Is designed to formulate final
agency action, the filing of a petition
means that the Permitting Authority's
final action may be different from the
position taken by It In this Public
Notice of intent to Issue Air Permit.
Persons whose substantial Interests
will be affected by any such final
decision of the Permitting Authority
on the application have the right to
petition to become a party to the
proceeding, In accordance with the
requirements set forth above.
Mediation: Mediation Is not
available for this proceeding.
Housing Rehabilitation or
State Housing Initiatives Partnership
' (SHIP) Program
Taylor County Board of County
Commissioners Invites Interested
parties to submit bids to rehabilitate
three (3) homes and
demolition/replacement of four (4)
homes in the City of Perry area.
SEALED Bids are to be submitted on or
before May 4th, 2009 at 4:00 PM to
Annie Mae Murphy, Clerk of the
Court (850) 838-3506. Bid envelopes
are to be identified as SHIP ITB-001,

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Hand Delivery:
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108 North Jefferson Street, Suite 102
Perry, FL. 32347
Mall Delivery:
Annie Mae Murphy
Clerk of the Court |
P.O. Box 620
Perry, FL. 32347-0620
A Public Opening of the Bids is
scheduled for May 4th, 2009 at 6:10
PM at 201 East Green Street, Perry,
Florida 32347. Bids will be opened
during a regularly scheduled board
of county commissioners meeting.
A MANDATORY meeting to provide

contractor orientation materials and
visit the scheduled projects will be
held on April 16th, 2009 at 10:00am,
located at 511 Industrial Drive, Perry,
32348, The meeting will take place In
the airport terminal conference
room. You must attend this meeting
in order to receive the bid documents
and attend the review of the
projects. The visit to the projects will
Immediately follow the orientation
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pre-approved, you may obtain a
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B-4 [aco Times April 22, 2009

At the Booking Desk

Editor's Note: It is the policy
of this newspaper to run the
names of all those arrested and
booked at the Taylor County Jail.
All those listed below have been
charged with a crime, but are
considered innocent until proven
March 29:
Larry Hailngton, 68, 3516 S.
Dixie Highway, aggravated
battery with firearm, Inv. Lee,
April 1:
Ruben Hampton, 53, 1114 E.
Main Street, drug paraphernalia,
domestic violence, Ptl. Griffin,
April 2:
Gene Warren Russell III, 21,
Salem, warrant/VOP, Deputy
McKenzie, TCSO.
April 3:
Kristy Marie Crabtree, 25, 904
E. Page Street, VOP (grand theft
III), Sgt. Gray, PPD.
Lacey N. Stephens, 21,16629
W. Royal Oak Drive, grand theft,


Deputy Lundy, TCSO.
Sherman Faulk, 27, 103 S.
Dupont Street, writ of bodily
attachment, VOP (battery),
Deputy Cruse, TCSO.
James Heyward Amick, 44,
Live Oak, DU;, no driver's
license, Trooper Kennard, FHP.
Billy M. Malloy, 41, 260
Jenkins Road, DWLS
(knowingly), Sgt. Franklin,
April 4:
Willie Smith, 28, 105 N.
Airport Road, operating
unregistered vehicle, Ptl.
Hightower, PPD.
Garrett Dixon, 19, 840 N.
Whitetail Drive, DUI, possession
of narcotic without prescription,
possession of less than 20
grams marijuana, Ptl. Hightower,
Denise Sparrow, 29, 2299
Golf Course Road, warrant/petit
theft, Sgt. Franklin, PPD.
Lisa Lenora Dillashaw, 44,
Lenoir, N.C., VOP (forgery,
uttering forgery, grand theft),
Deputy Hayden, TCSO.
Nakia Gross, 34, 218 Folsom
Street, DWLS (knowingly), Sgt.
Franklin, PPD.
April 5:
George Ford, 59, 705 West
Duval Street, DUI with property
damage, leaving the scene of
accident, reckless driving, Ptl.
Shaw, PPD.
Carlton Dugie, 31, DUI (2nd),
possession of cocaine, Ptl.
Hightower, PPD.
Dolan Joseph Johnson, 49,
2751 Johnson Stripling Road,
possession of cocaine, driving
with license permanently
revoked, Sgt. Franklin, PPD.
Robert Conrad Fouche, 45,
907 E. Julia Street, attaching tag
not assigned, Ptl. Griffin, PPD.
Kimberly Ann Hill, 38, 5349
Bryant Russe!l Road,
aggravated assault, discharging
a firearm in public, Deputy Blue,
April 7:
Carrie Sue McMulllen, 39,
3399 Woods Road, reckless
driving, resisting without
violence, DUI, second refusal,
Trooper Kennard, FHP.
Steven Ray Morgan, 20, 7090
Calvin Morgan Grade, assault
6h a timbdleal arl provlder,
disorderly conduct, Ptl. Murphy,
Sean Shine, 25, 1113 Willow

Street, VOP (resisting officer
without violence, DWLS), FTA
(DWLS/R), Sgt. Ricketson,
April 8:
Michelle Lynn Reckwald, 26,
2700 Mixon Road, DWLS (2nd),
Ptl. Hightower, PPD.
Kenneth Ray Sheffy, 28,
Lookout Mountain, Ga., VOP
(grand theft Ill/motor vehicle),
Officer Hayes, TCSO.
April 9:
Nicholas Ryan Anderson, 20,
Steinhatchee, VOP/community
control, Deputy Hayden, TCSO.
Mercedes Sade Pace, 20, 500
W. Springplace, order to revoke
pretrial release, Ptl. Campbell,
Chad Joseph Cusumano, 28,
Tampa, DUI (refusal),
possession of controlled
substance without prescription,
Ptl. Hightower, PPD.
April 10:
Ernest Edward Holifield, 27, -
Old Town, DUI (second offense),
Trooper Lundy, FHP.
Klayton Daniel Rowell, 34,
Shady Grove, battery, VOP
(burglary of a dwelling), Deputy ,,
Hooker, TCSO.
Michael Wayne Mims, 22,
3309 U.S. Highway 19 S., Lot #1,
VOP (DWLS), Deputy Gunter,
April 11:
John White, 44, 1201 N.
Springfield Street, aggravated
battery, Ptl. Slaughter, PPD.
Betsy Ann Doran, 30,
Johnson City, Tenn., possession
of more than 20 grams cannabis,
trafficking in cocaine, conspiracy
to introduce contraband into
correctional facility, Sgt.
Campbell, TCSO.
Kimberly Ceria Hockaday, 22,
112 Walter Smith Road,
possession of controlled
substance, introduction of
contraband, burglary, grand
theft, dealing in stolen property,
Ptl. Murphy, PPD.
Lee Runningbear Bell, 26,
3080 Johnson Stripling Road,
DWLS (knowingly), Ptl. Deeson,
Benjamin Davis, 39, 1519 S.
Campbell Street, battery,
disorderly conduct, trespass
after warning, Ptl. Cash, PPD.
Pallis Weaver, 35, 168'
Temple Terrace, dealing in
stolen property, Officer Ingram,

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