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Open house at Perry
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Perry Primary will hold its
open house Thursday, Sept. 17.
The schedule is: Yellow, Purple,
Navy and Orange Pods (Sherrod,
Dall and Robertson) from 5 to 6
p.m.; and Blue, Teal, Red and
Gold Pods (Cantrell, Branum and
Fleck) from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m.

Pregnancy Information
luncheon set
A pregnancy "lunch and learn"
will be held Thursday, Sept. 17,
from 12 to 1 p.m. at the Taylor
County Health Department. For
more information, call 584-5087
ext. 150 or 114.

Relay For Lie meeting
Will e Monday
The members of the 2010
Relay For Life Event Committee
will meet Monday, Sept. 21, at
5:30 p.m. at Evangel Christian
Fellowship (1545 Courtney Rd.).
The team captains meeting will
follow at 6:30.
For more information, contact
Event Chair Tanya O'Neal at 371-
1565. The community is invited to
attend.

Retired leucatos l
an"na works
The Suwannee/Lafayette Unit
of the Florida Retired Educators
Association (FREA) will host the
annual District 3 Workshop at
Events in Perry Wednesday,
Sept. 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30
p.m.
Special guests and presenters
for the workshops include Taylor
County District Superintendent
Paul Dyal; the Taylor County High
School JROTC; D. Paul Conley,
retirement living specialist;
Marge Woodell, district cultural
affairs chairman; and LeAnne
Karstedt, TREA president. The
2009 District 3 Workshop theme
is "Safari to Enhanced Horizons."

ROTC to host chicken
dinner fni-rairse
The Taylor County High School
JROTC will host a chicken dinner
fund-raiser on Saturday, Oct. 3,
at Perry Plaza from 9 a.m. to 3
p.m. The chicken dinners will be
$5 for dark meat and $6 for white
meat; the dinners include two
sides such as cole slaw, baked
beans, potato salad and
macaroni salad, as well as a
dinner roll and one "baked-good"
dessert.

Hospice makes plans
for teen grief retreat
Big Bend Hospice is busy with
plans for its upcoming Camp
Teen-Woe-Be-Gohe, scheduled
in November. I
This annual grief retreat is
structured for tens 12-17 who
have experienced the death of a
loved one. It will be held
Thursday, Nov. 5, at the The
Retreat at Bradley's Pond in
Tallahassee.
For further information,
Rhonda Brooks of the Taylor
County School District can be
contacted at 850-838-2530, ext.
2121.


Seeks


County approves $50 million grant


The Taylor County
Commission voted
unanimously Thursday to seek
a $50 million federal grant to
construct a 25-mile rail
extension to serve aggregate


rock mines in the western side
of the county.
The board held two public
hearings last week which only
drew about 25 people each,
with only a handful of people


from the public speaking.
The project includes the
installation of 25 miles of new
track as well as upgrading 16
miles of existing Georgia
Florida Railroad track. The rail


spur would serve the four
existing mines on the
Taylor/Jefferson County
border, as well as a fifth mine
which is permitted and owned
by Perry Pines, the company
that has been the driving force
behind the grant application.
After about four hours of
presentations and discussion
over the two hearings,


Commissioner Malcolm Page
Thursday evening made a
motion to approve the grant
application. Commissioner Pat
Patterson seconded and the
measure passed unanimously.
The grant deadline was Sept.
15. According to Assistant
County Administrator
"** Please see page 3


Ray sentenced to life


for daughter's murder


Buckeye Senior Vice President Chip Aiken (center) and Foley Energy Business
Manager Clay Bethea (left) are shown with Florida Gov. Charlie Crist during
Tuesday's awards ceremony.


A former Taylor County
resident has been sentenced to
life in prison without parole for
the 2006 murder of his two-
month-old daughter in Mayo.
Jefferey Daniel Ray was also
found guilty in Lafayette
County Court last month of
aggravated child abuse for
which he received 15 years
during sentencing on Sept. 3.
According to prosecutor
Craig Jacobsen, Ray, on March
20, 2006, picked up his
daughter and shook her
continuously causing her ribs
to be broken and nearly half the
blood vessels in her eyes to
burst.


Ray, who was an officer at
Mayo Correctional Institute,
was caring for two-month-old
Bailea Leann Ray, and his two-
year-old son when "the incident
occurred.
The infant was flown to
Shands Hospital in Gainesville
but later died.
Ray's defense attorney,
David Collins, maintained the
baby died because Ray had
accidentally fed it too much
formula causing the child to
throw up and stop breathing.
Collins told jurors the family
often gave the child a mixture
"* Please see page 5


Crist recognizes Buckeye for job creation


Twenty Florida companies,
including Buckeye, received
the Governor's Business
Diversification Award Tuesday,
recognizing "exceptional
contributions toward statewide
economic diversification


through job creation and
distinctive community
involvement and investment."
Gov. Charlie Crist presented
the awards at a luncheon at the
Governor's Club in
Tallahassee. Enterprise Florida


sponsors and coordinates the
annual program. Winners were
acknowledged during Florida's
yearly Industry Appreciation
Week (September 14-18),
which promotes outstanding
accomplishments made by the


state's businesses.
Taylor County's Economic
Developer Rick Breer joined
Buckeye Senior Vice President
Chip Aiken and Clay Bethea at
Tuesday's awards luncheon.
"Buckeye is honored to be
recognized by Governor Crist
and his 'Green-to-Gold Award'
program," Aiken said. "Our
manufacturing operation is
working diligently to
incorporate sustainability into
all aspects of our business. We
have made significant progress,
but there is much more to do. A
major Buckeye goal is to
eliminate the use of fossil fuels
at the Taylor County plant, and


to eventually provide greer
energy to others."
Buckeye initiatives have
recently raised the company's
visibility at the state level.
In August, Lt. Gov. Jef
Kottkamp visited Taylo
County and announced
Buckeye was eligible for up ft
$7.381 million from the state's
Quick Action Closing Fund tc
promote job creation anc
retention by assisting in the $4(
million installation of
condensing turbine at the
manufacturing site. The turbine
will generate an additional 1K
"-* Please see page 3


Jackson pleads not

guilty for shooting


Isaac Jackson III, 30, the
second suspect to appear in
court in the Memorial Day
shooting death of Henry
Hughes Jr. 19, entered a plea of
not guilty Monday.
The charges against him were
read in the courtroom, after
which he entered his plea.
Jackson's next court date is
scheduled for Oct. 5, with a
tentative trial date of Nov. 2.
The dates were the same set
for Rufus Lee Jr., 24, who is


also being held in connection
with the shooting.
A grand jury indicted bott
Jackson and Lee for first degree
murder in Hughes' death.
Hughes was killed in wha
investigators have called ai
armed robbery at Daddy'!
Place, located near th<
intersection of Highway 98 anc
U.S. 19. Also shot during th<
robbery was Archie Jackson
-1* Please see page 5


The long-awaited resurfacing
of Puckett Road is expected to
begin around January 2010,
with the Florida Department of
Transportation moving the
project up almost a full year
from its original schedule.
Taylor County was first
granted $3.3 million through
the state's Small County
Outreach Program (SCOP) to
complete the entire resurfacing
project from U.S. 19 to Spring
Warrior Road. The amount,
however, was only enough for
about half the distance.
County staff subsequently
requested additional funding
through FDOT's High Risk
Rural Road (HRRR) Program,
which provides money for
safety improvements to
roadways that have a history of
traffic accidents. The county


was awarded an additional $3.5
million.
While the SCOP-funded
portion of the project was
available this year, the HRRR
money was budgeted for the
2010-11 fiscal year with
construction beginning in
December 2010 or later.
Unable to reconcile the two
schedules, the county had
planned to move forward with
the SCOP project, which would
pave Puckett from Golf Course
Road southward to Spring
Warrior Road, with the state
coming in later to pave the rest
to U.S. 19.
According to County
Engineer Kenneth Dudley,
however, the state has moved
up the project to begin in
January 2010.
He added that the county will


begin advertising its half of the
project next month with plans
to begin construction around
the same time.
While the SCOP funds come
from the state, the county will
handle the bids and award the
project. The state will oversee
all of those functions for the
HRRR project.
At its meeting on Sept. 1, the
county commission approved a
task order to Causseaux,
Hewett & Walpole, Inc. to
provide design drawings,
specifications and construction
inspection services for the
Puckett Road widening and
resurfacing project.
The board recently awarded
the firm a general engineering
services contract to the firm to
"*** Please see page 5


School board okays


$34.7 million budget


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After finishing with a
positive general fund balance
for the first time in three years,
the Taylor County School
Board has approved a $34.8
million budget for the 2009-10
,fiscal year.
According to Finance
Director Vicki McManus, the
district finished the 2008-09
year, which ended June 30,
with a general fund balance of
$228,000. Although "we're still
working on it," McManus said
Tuesday she expects the final
tally to be close to that figure.
The district is projecting to
have a $734,000 general fund
surplus by the end of this year,
or about 3.5 percent of the
general fund budget.
On the expenses side, the
general fund consists of $12.7
million for salaries, $3.6
million in employee benefits,
$2.6 million in purchased
services, $1.2 million for
energy services, $938,000 for
materials and sunnlies.


$173,000 for capital outlay and
$237,000 for other expenses.
The budget also includes
some $1.9 million in stimulus
funds from the American
Recovery and Reinvestment
Act (ARRA). The district
received $996,000 in fiscal
stabilization funds allocated by
the Florida Legislature to make
up for shortfalls in the state
budget, McManus said. That
money, which is only available
for two years, has been
budgeted exclusively for
payroll, including annual
contract teachers as well as
several employees in their final
year or two of the DROP
program.
The stimulus money also
includes ,,s'.. 1,") for the
district's Individuals with
Disabilities Education Act
(IDEA) and Title I programs.
Additionally. the district
received a $71.000 competitive
- Please see page 5


Farm Family of the Year
Farm Bureau Board Member Jerry Register (left) awards Billy Wayne
Murphy, his wife Valerie and their children Caroline, Megan and Grace as Taylor
County's Farm Family of the Year. The Murphys own a citrus nursery here in
Taylor County serving south and central Florida citrus growers. Fore more about
Farm Bureau's annual meeting, see page A-5.


funding to build rail extension


Puckett Road resurfacing


to begin in January 2010













Editorial


Don't worry about a



health care reform


A-2 Taco Times September 16, 2009


CENSUS

FullAu


Dear Editor:
I can't understand why
anyone would be worried about
the president's health care plan.
He hasn't actually written one
yet, but he keeps telling us what
it would do if he wrote it.
He can keep it fully flexible
and promise anything, knowing
that he can't actually produce
anything without the approval
of Congress.
The president promises to
cut about $600 billion from
the nearly-bankrupt Medicare
program, but don't worry, that
won't cause any reduction
in services. It's just a little
extra change lying around
somewhere.
And yes, he promises to
insure an additional 30,40 or 50
million people, but don't worry.
Doctors won't have to ration
services. They will just see two


patients at once.
I know, I know, it will cost at
least $1 trillion, but don't worry.
You won't actually have to pay
for it. He will "find" savings
"somewhere" to cover that
piddling amount.
Then we have House Bill
3200, the only complete bill
being considered by Congress.
It contradicts most of what the
president promises, but don't
worry. All of those worrisome
details will be cleared up
by appointed government
bureaucrats, who will interpret
and apply the law.
Yes, it does give government
control of every aspect of
medical insurance and medical
care, but don't worry. You know
how efficient the government
is. Surely they will give you
whatever you think you need.
After they get all of that


locked in, perhaps they will try
to make Medicare and Social
Security sustainable, to keep
those programs from expiring
in just a few years due to lack
of funds. A few trillion dollars
in extra taxes should clear up
those problems.
The only people who should
be concerned about this mess are
those who pay taxes and those
who have medical insurance
that satisfies them.
And if you think you don't
pay taxes, remember that every
product and service you buy
includes the income taxes,
property taxes, etc., paid by
the producer, who just includes
all of that in your bill. You will
pay.
So don't worry. The only thing
we have to fear is government
itself.
Ray Evans


Letters to the Editor,


Did community forget Sept. 11?


Dear Editor:
I pledge allegiance to the
United States of America, what
about you?
I was very disappointed with
our community this Sept. 11. As
I drove through town, I noticed
that most of our businesses seem
to have forgotten the terrible
things that happened on our soil


on this 11th day of September,
just 8 years ago.
Why weren't we flying
our flags at half mast? In the
northern states you can't find
a flag at full mast on this day!
We are still part of America no
matter how far we are from the
actual attacks!
It sickens me to know that


thousands of people lost their
lives on this day and we are too
busy to remember. This is our
history that happened to our
fellow Americans.
If you forgot, you should be
ashamed of yourself. To those
of you who remembered: Thank
you. God bless America!
Nikki Land


Parents concerned about dress


code and, how district
Dear Editorl: * County,just getting by due to the
I am a concerned parent current economic situation. So
whose children attend school we went to the local stores and
here in Taylor County. We purchased our kids' clothes off
recently moved here from a the rack like most folks. Little
uniform school district, and did we know, everything sold
were a little on the fence about in the local stores falls under
Taylor County. not being a that little "dress code" that the
uniform school district, schools adopted when uniforms
Our kids, on the other hand, were voted out. That dress code
were glad they could wear is that the logo or print can not
regular clothes to school. be bigger than three inch by
Or so we thought. Since the three inch. How many shirts can
start of the 2009-10 school you find like that? I ask what's
year, our children have been wrong with a butterfly? What
verbally reprimanded as well about a rose, or a shirt with
as threatened to be expelled for tennis shoes on it? We believe
their t-shirts. The schools are in school spirit but it seems that
worried about their grades for the only way our children can
the district, but they will pull have shirts with larger logos or
a child out of their learning prints, is for them to be Taylor
environment to write them up. County School logos or prints.
We are like just about every Sounds like uniform to me.
other parent here in Taylor It seems that no one at


Taco Times

Wednesday, September 16, 2009
123 S. Jefferson Street P.O. Box 888
Perry, Florida (850) 584-5513

DONALD D. LINCOLN SUSAN H. LINCOLN
Publisher Managing Editor
DEBBIE CARLTON CAROLYN DuBOSE
Business Manager Advertising Director
ANGELA M.CASTELUCCI LIBBY DENMARK
Staff Writer/Advertising Sales Graphic Arts
MARK VIOLA SARAH WEIRICK
Staff Writer Classified Advertising
The Taco Times (ISSN 07470967) is published each Wednesday by Perry News-
apers, Inc., 123 S. Jefferson Street, Perry. Florida 32347. Subscriptions are
$35.00 per year or $49.00 out of county. Periodicals postage paid at Perry, Florida
32348. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to the TACO TIMES, P.O. Box
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The Taco Times welcomes Letters to the Editor reflecting responsible opinions and
views on the news. Please submit letters by Monday at 5 p.m. The Taco Times
reserves the right to refuse publication of letters which are libelous or irresponsible.
Name may be withheld if circumstances so require, but all letters submitted should
be signed by the writer and accompanied by a phone number for verification.
We ook forward to hearing from you! Our address is Perry, Newspapers, Inc., P.O.
Box 888, Perry, Florida 32348. e-mail: newsdesk@perrynewspapers.com
Member Perry/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce.


enforces it
either the high school nor
the superintendent's office
can clearly define, what the
difference between their "dress
code" and uniforms are. While
we were discussing this apparent
dress code violation, there were
other students with print tee's
and cleavage showing shirts
that didn't seem to offend the
dress code.
It seems that a family has to
fall under a certain financial
bracket for their child to wear
cleavage exposing or larger
than 3x3 print shirts. Further
more, the school board feels
it necessary to wait until
November to do a survey on
whether or not to go to uniform.
I ask, did they do a survey
about the 3 inch by 3 inch
rule? Do the voices of the
parents really matter? If a
child is unhappy at school,
will that affect their ability to
learn? What question is more
important, what to wear or how
much to study?
Joy MacGrath


Midweek Muddle


Local, State and Federal Government Directory


Taylor County
Superintendent
of Schools
Paul
Dyal
317 N. Clark St.
850-838-2500


City of Perry
Mayor
Emily
Ketring
District 3
403 N. Quincy St.
850-584-9273


Taylor County
Commission
Chairman
Rudolph
Parker
District 4
4400 Rudolph Parker Ln.
. B 850-584-9656


Florida
Representative
Leonard L.
Bembry
District 10
304 NW Crane Ave., Bdg. 36
Madison, 32340
850-488-7870


Florida
Senator
Charles
Dean
District 3
415 Tompkins St.
Inverness, 34450
866-538-2831


Florida Governor Charlie Crist
Capitol, 400 S. Monroe St.,
Tallahassee, FL 32399 850488-4441
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


SDream weaver


By SUSAN H. LINCOLN

In my fabulous dream, I could lepg,,, ,,N th I g y,I , I ,having
the peppercorn grinder. I think I another ,.salad, - and .heard . he
was at some fabulous resort, having peppercorn grinder again.
a fabulous salad, on some fabulous Then I heard the sound of the alarm.
vacation, while wearing fabulous The snooze was obviously bringing
clothes, me back to this world with its many
Brad Pitt might have been here. demands.
There was dancing, a pool, a water I reached to turn off the alarm, but
fountain, fabulous music and a gentle the clock suggested that it was only
breeze. I think I was on the West 3 a.m.
Coast. "I must be dreaming," I thought
Everybody was tanned and appeared to myself as I returned my head to
to be from California. my pillow. That's when I heard the
Even after the salad was served, I sound again--a clicking, fluttering
could hear the peppercorn grinder. sound rendered at regular intervals,
I said to my waiter, "That's enough, with a pause.
thank you." The next thing I'm sure I heard was
The music continued as brilliant the husband saying in a deep, sleepy
colors flashed by me. I love these voice, "There's a cricket in this room."
dreams where you don't look like My eyes opened wide.
you normally do, and you don't see His eyes were already wide.
anybody you know. "He woke me from a dead sleep,"
Just as easily as it began, the the husband said, rubbing his head.
dancing then stopped. The music On cue, the sound began again. Four
got quieter and quieter. Clouds chirps and a pause. We both hoped,
zoomed by. Minutes, maybe hours "Maybe he will just quit." Then he
passed, and then I heard the alarm--a sang again, four chirps and a pause.
persistent, flutter of a sound. Once, "Close your eyes," the husband said
twice, thrice, and then a fourth time, to me. "He's got to go."
too. Since I rarely follow directions well,
Next, there was a pause. I kept my eyes open, struggled to get
I realized I probably set the clock to out of bed and began looking around
allow time for a snooze. the baseboards in the corner from
I breathed deeply. It's always nice which the sound was emerging.
when the alarm clock can be ignored. In less than a minute, the husband
I dreamed quickly and this time, said, "There he is," pointing to the
I heard the sound of a ceiling fan moulding around the ceiling, in the
making a clicking noise at regular same corner.
intervals. He grabbed my bedroom slipper,
This time I was in the Bahamas, on jumped on a chair, knocked the
a porch which overlooked a private daylights out of that cricket and went
beach. The ceiling fan blades were back to bed.
made of palm fronds. I hadn't seen Just that quickly, it was all over.
a newspaper in weeks, and it was I picked up the squashed cricket
grand. body and prepared it for burial in a
Gentle breezes, provided by the tissue.
fan which clicked four times and Back in the bed, listening to nothing,
then paused, were accelerated by I remembered my two fabulous
prevailing winds off the water. vacations and the phantom alarm
I love vacations and wish I could clock.
go on one 12 months out of the And, suddenly, I sort of missed that
year. cricket.


Editor are always
welcomed.

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Send letters to P.O. Box 888,
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Dr. Kenneth Hutchins speaks at the rally held at
Forest Capital Park.


A-3 Taco Times September 16, 2009

Speakers fill event


9/12 rally draws hundreds to park


Several hundred people
turned out for the North Florida
9/12 Tea Party and Constitution
Rally under cloudy, and
sometimes rainy skies, at
Forest Capital State Park on
Saturday.
People from Madison,
Suwannee. Dixie, Lafayette
Levy, Jefferson and Taylor
counties were present "to let
the government know that they
are not in favor of higher taxes,


uncontrolled government
spending, and government
takeover of our companies and
our rights guaranteed by the
Constitution," organizers said.
The event was emceed by
,Justin Webb and a number of
speakers took the stage.
* Pastor James Taylor from
First Methodist Church opened
the meeting in prayer followed
by Col. David Ammons,
leading the Pledge Allegiance


to the flag. The National
Anthem was sung acappella by
Juanita Worthy.
Penny Staffney, a retired
Marine, opened the speakers'
portion.
Velinda Root reported on the
"rolling petition" taken on the
Tea Party Express tour by her
husband Bob.
Charles Parker followed,
speaking on, "Why are you
conservative and voting


progressive?"
Bobby Harper, a retired
instructor at North Florida
Community College, talked
about cap and trade.
Casey Jo Cooper, a junior at
the University of Central
Florida in Orlando, spoke on
"A Young Adult's Perspective
on What's Happening in
America." The final speaker,
Cindy Hutchins, talked about
"Americanism."


County wi


learn


n January if awarded grant


GRANT
Continued from page 1
LaWanda Pemberton, the sign
grant was given to Taylor
County Economic Developer
Rick Breer Monday.
Each hearing began with
presentations from Garrett
Bender from Perry Pines, Breer
and representatives from the
Florida Department of
Transportation (FDOT).


BUCKEYE
Continued from page 1
megawatts from renewable
biomass while reducing the
company's use of fossil fuels by
the equivalent of 200,000
,barrels per year.
' In June the University of
Florida confirmed Buckeye
would be a partner in a $20
million cellulosic ethanol
research and demonstration
plant to be built in Taylor
County.
The same month the
American Forest & Paper
Association presented Buckeye
with the 2009 Environmental &
Energy Achievement Award-for
'the e~'tij5ny's' Sh' Pedrt ,13ay
Wetland Mitigation Bank
Project which is restoring more
than 6,700 acres of freshwater
wetlands. The wetlands are
part of the headwaters of the
Fenholloway River and their
enhancement is expected to
stabilize water flow within the
river and improve water
quality.
Enterprise Florida President
& CEO John Adams Jr. said the'
awards acknowledge the
successes of a wide range of
business leaders whose
accomplishments have
benefited our economy.
"Industry Appreciation Week
and the awards program
celebrate their exemplary
efforts and the attributes that
brought them about:
innovation, entrepreneurship,
corporate leadership, and
volunteerism," Adams said.
Companies vied in six
categories: Business
Expansion, Entrepreneurship,
Export Excellence, Innovation,
Newcomer and Green-to-Gold.
Each nominee competed with
other companies,
organizations, universities and
colleges in similarly sized
markets, including Mid Market
(county population up to
150,000); Major Market
(county population 150,001 to
800,000) and Mega Market
(county population 800,001
and higher).
Winners were chosen for
demonstrating a commitment
to creating jobs for Floridians,
increasing capital investment
and promoting corporate


Bender gave an overview of
the project, beginning with a
statewide aggregate study
conducted which stated Taylor
County has the second best
quality aggregate in the state as
well as a projected 100-year
supply.
The grant is funded by the
U.S. Department of
Transportation's Transportation
Investment Generating
Economic Recovery (TIGER)


citizenship. This year's award
recipients are as follows:
*Green-to-Gold - Mid
Market: Buckeye
Technologies, Inc. (Taylor
County); Mid Market: CSA
International, Inc. (Martin
County); Major Market:
Covanta Energy (Pasco,
Hillsborough, Lake and Lee
counties); Mega Market: City
of North Miami (Miami-Dade
County)
*Business Expansion - Mid
Market: DeSoto Memorial
Hospital, Inc. (DeSoto
County); Major Market: RTI
Biologies, Inc. (Alachua
County); Mega Market:
Sikorsky Aircraft (Palm Beach
County), I .^"'; '". "
*Entrepreneurship - Mid
Market: SystemOne, LLC
(Martin. County); Major
Market: IntegraClick,
Inc./Clickbooth.com (Sarasota
County); Mega Market: 360Ed,
Inc. (Orange County); Mega
Market: Intezyne Technologies
(Hillsborough County).
*Export Excellence - Mid
Market: Waterblasting
Technologies, Inc. (Martin
County); Major Market:
MyUS.com (Manatee County);
Mega Market: Home
,Diagnostics (Broward County).


program using federal stimulus
funds.
In an attempt to allay
concerns expressed by
commissioners at a previous
meeting, Bender said the
project would be required by
federal law to be bonded, which
would help protect both the
county as well as the eventual
contractor hired by the county
to build the railway.
Breer spoke about the


*Innovation - Mid Market:
Seatorque Control Systems,
LLC (Martin County); Major
Market: Sinmat Inc. (Alachua
County); Mega Market:
Financial Information
Technologies, Inc. (Fintech)
(Hillsborough County).
*Newcomer - Mid Market:
Ice River Spring Marianna,
LLC (Jackson County); Major
Market: Prism Microwave
(Collier County); Mega
Market: Draper Laboratory
(Hillsborough and Pine'las
counties).
Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI)
is a partnership between
Florida's business and
government leaders' and is the
'rinc'iafld" '"""m economicc
development organization for
the state of Florida.
Headquartered in Orlando,
EFI's mission is to diversify
Florida's economy and create
better-paying jobs for its
citizens by supporting,
attracting and helping to create
businesses in innovative, high-
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economic benefits the rail
would have to the county,
including offering greater
access for local businesses to
regional transportation hubs
such as the port of Jacksonville.
The projected payroll during
the construction period is $19
million, followed by $6.2
million in annual payroll in
mining and rail jobs spurred by
increased production, Breer
said.
The payroll could result in as
much as $57,000 in new sales
tax revenues as well when
using a "conservative"
economic multiplier, he said.
Additionally, Breer said the
county could see some
$468,000 to $780,0000 in
tangible property tax revenue
from capital investments at the
Perry Pines site alone.
There have also been
discussions about a toll or
surcharge the county could levy
on the aggregate material
shipped over the rail extension.
Bill Henderson with FDOT
spoke about the county's
application to add the rail
extension to the state's strategic
intermodal system, which until
last week had been the only
official action taken by the
commission. He said his
district office felt it met the
guidelines, and had forwarded
the application to the state


level, where the decision will
be made. He did say approval
would be contingent on the
county receiving the grant as
well as the proper
environmental permits.
Following the presentations,
commissioners spent some time
asking questions of Bender and
Breer about the project.
At the first hearing, Glen
Rohm spoke during the public
comment portion, explaining
he owns a parcel of land near
the existing mines and plans to
pursue permits to open a new
mine. He said it was not fair
that the existing mines would
have the rail laid right to their
property lines while he would
have to negotiate with the land
owner (Foley Timber and
Land) and pay for a spur to get
access to the rail, which is
about six tenths of a mile away
from his property.
Several commissioners
responded that since he does
not have his permits yet, they
could understand why he was
not included in the plan.
Rohm returned for the
second hearing as a presenter,
reiterating his concerns about
the lack of public access. He
offered the commission a
portion of his property to create
a location for public access to
the rail which would allow
other businesses direct access


to the rail.
He said he was for the rail
and the grant application, but
wanted to see more public
access.
Commissioner Mark
Wiggins suggested the issue
with Rohm's property and the
possibility of more public
access could be addressed after
the grant is awarded and when
the county goes out forbids for
the project.
Ultimately, the board
approved the grant as it was
presented.
It also appeared at the
hearing that the county will
have at least two bidders, with
representatives of
OmniTRAX, which owns the
Georgia Florida Railroad, and
Anderson Columbia, which
owns one of the mines in the
area, saying during the hearings
that their respective companies
were interested in building the
rail.
The county will not find out
whether it is awarded the grant
until January.

SAC meeting Mon.
There will be a School
Advisory Council meeting
Monday, Sept. 21, at 3:15 p.m.
in the Taylor County High
School principal's conference
room.


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UF graduation: twice

Matthew Benjamin 'Ben' Tuten
Matthew Benjamin "Ben" Tuten was awarded a Bachelor of Chelsea
Science degree in food and resource economics from the Florida's Co
University of Florida's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences commencern
during commencement ceremonies held Aug. 8 at the university's Stephen O'(
Stephen O'Connell Center. Parker wa
Tuten graduated from Taylor County High in 2005 and North friends and 1
Florida Community College in 2007. Friends and family gathered Bachelor of
in Gainesville to celebrate his accomplishments and to witness his studies, Park
unusual, creative, and stand out "shark" mortar board which he of Theatre a
donned during the ceremony. Prior to earning his degree, Tuten performed b
participated in a College of Agricultural and Life Sciences' foreign her direct
studies program in Paris, France, in May 2009 and was tapped for university's
membership in Alpha Zeta Honorary Society. Fightin' Gal
He is .the son of Benjye and Gail Tuten, Pam and Judge Greg champions
Parker, and grandson of Diane Rigoni, the late Matt Rigoni, Parker is
Bobbye and A.C. Ray, and Pete and Jan Tuten. Ben is the brother Pam Rigoni
of Wil Tuten and the step-brother of Chelsea Parker who graduated Diane Rigo
during the same ceremony. graduated al

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Chelsea Peyton Parker Harris, Z
Peyton Parker graduated from the University of
Dllege of Fine Arts School of Theatre and Dance during Traci Harris and Justin Z
lent ceremonies held on the campus Aug. 8 at the their wedding on Saturda
Connell Center. wedding will take place
is a 2005 graduate of Taylor County High. A host of reception following at the
family celebrated her success as she was presented her The bride-to-be is the c
Arts in theatre by the Dean of the College. During her and Donna Trull Edenfi
ker performed in several theatrical plays at the School granddaughter of the late
and she actually wrote "Pink Lilies," an original play and Lavenia and Bert Thai
y University of Florida School of Theatre actors under She is employed with
on. She was also a performing member of the Elections.
Symphonic Band and the University of Florida The prospective grootr
tor Marching Band during the 2006 football national Melody Kieth, and grand
ip season. all of Okeechobee.
the daughter of proud parents Judge Greg Parker and Communications and is
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The Levingston, Ross, Lashley and Wood
families will hold their family reunion on
Saturday, Oct. 3, at Forest Capital Park. Lunch


will be served at 12 noon, with plates, cups,
cutlery and ice furnished. All relatives and
friends are urged to bring a covered dish to share.


The Fall Festival stayed"
annually by the First United
Methodist Church will take
place Saturday, Oct. 3, with the
traditional pancake breakfast
beginning at 7 a.m. and
continuing until 9 a.m.
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A-5 Taco Times September 16, 2009



Murphys named Taylor County Farm Family


Taylor County Farm Bureau
recently held its annual
membership meeting at the
Catholic Parish Hall, and
nearly 200 members and guests
attended.
The keynote speaker for the
event was State Representative
Leonard Bembry from


Greenville.
The highlight of the evening
was the presentation of the
Taylor County Farm Family of
the Year Award by Jerry
Register and Clay Olson. This
year's winner was the Billy
Wayne Murphy Family.
Murphy and wife Valerie


have three daughters, Megan,
Grace and Caroline, and the
Murphys own and operate a
citrus nursery here in Taylor
County for south and central
Florida Citrus growers. The
family was recently featured in
the Florida Farm Bureau State
Publication, Florida


Agriculture.
The meeting also included a
cake auction to raise money for
the Henry Davis Scholarship
Fund which Farm Bureau has
been involved with over the
past several years. The funds go
to help 4-H kids attend various
4-H activities like camps.


Farm Bureau also held an
election for its board members
for the upcoming year. Those
elected were: Auley Rowell,
Henry Davis, Colleen Agner,
Billy LaValle, Ernest Houck,
Helen Houck, Rudolph Parker,
Charles Sessions, Jo Adams,
Lamar Dice and Jerry Register.


"Farm Bureau is our county's
largest and most influential
general farm organization that
works for our state's farmers
and ranchers," organizers said.
"Private property rights is just
one of the issues that the Farm
Bureau has been involved with
over the years."


State ups required property tax rate for school district


SCHOOL BOARD
Continued from page 1
grant for improvements to food
service equipment at Taylor
County Middle School funded
by stimulus funds.
No one from the public spoke
during the public hearing held


Continued from page 1
of baking soda, water and sugar
t6 ease her upset stomach and
that it was baking soda
intoxication that caused the
death.
When Ray realized the child
was not breathing he over-
reacted and patted her too hard
on the back as a form of CPR,


SHOOTING
Continued from page 1
54.
Hughes was pronounced
dead at the scene while Archie
Jackson was transported to an
area hospital for treatment.
Lee and Isaac Jackson fled
the scene the day of the
shooting and were caught


last week on the budget. The
school board voted
unanimously to approve the
budget and all but one of the
millage rates.
On the issue of an additional
discretionary 0.25 mill tax
authorized by the Florida
Legislature for critical outlay or


said.
Expert testimony provided
by the prosecution contradicted
much of the defense's case.
Ray was arrested in Perry on
Aug. 17, 2006, nearly five
months after the child's death.
According to reports, Ray, his
wife and surviving child moved
to Perry shortly after the two-
month-old died.


separately days later. (Isaac
Jackson was arrested May 30 in
Thomasville, Ga., and Lee on
June 2 in Ft. Gaines, Ga.)
Both the armed robbery and
attempted murder charges are
punishable by up to life in
prison.
The possession of a firearm
charge carries a possible 15-
year sentence.


operating needs, the board
approved it 4-1 with Board
Member Kenneth Dennis
voting against.
The total millage rate is
almost three-quarters of a mill
higher than last year, although
most of that increase is due to a
rise in the required local effort


rate, which was set by the
Florida Department of
Education (DOE). This year it
was set at 5.25 mills, up from
4.593 mills last year.
Among the discretionary
millage rates (set by the school
board), the capital
improvement rate is dropping


FDOT announces lane closures for week


The Florida Department of
Transportation has issued the
following warnings of possible
lane closures in Taylor County
this week.
* U.S. 19: Daytime lane


closures between 12th Street in
Perry and the Madison County
line for work on the draining
pipes, and placing forms and
pouring concrete for the new
sidewalk between Doctors'


Memorial Hospital and the
Taylor County Sports
Complex.
* U.S. 19: Daytime closures
between U.S. 221 and 12th
Street in Perry to allow inmate


crews to repaint the roadway
markings.
* U.S. 98: Possible daytime
closures between the Jefferson
County line and Cabbage
Grove Road for drainage work.


Foley, Woods Creek, Roberts Aman roads to follow


PUCKETT ROAD
Continued from page 1
help with a backlog of projects.
. "Though this task order is a
more . costly option than
completing the project in-
house, it will allow this project
to be completed expeditiously
while affording staff the ability
to focus on completing projects
assigned under the board's
secondary roads improvement
plan," the engineering
department said in a
memorandum to the
commission.
Also at the Sept. 1 meeting,
the county approved a
memorandum of agreement


with FDOT, under which the
county will deed to the state the
portion of Puckett Road to be
resurfaced by the HRRR funds
for the duration of the project,
after which it will be returned
to the county.
Additionally, the board
approved task orders for SCOP
or Small County Road
Assistance Program (SCRAP)
projects on Foley Road, Woods
Creek Road and Roberts Aman
Road, ordered by priority
behind Puckett.
The Foley Road project has
$523,908 in available SCRAP
funding for both design and
construction to widen,
resurface and improve the 2.6


miles of road from the
intersection with U.S. 19 to
U.S. 27 (as funding allows).
Woods Creek Road has
received $2,469,372 in SCOP
for widening, resurfacing and
improving 5.8 miles of road
beginning just past the City of
Perry limits and extending to


the north intersection with U.S.
19 (as funding allows).
The Roberts Aman Road
project has $686,136 in SCOP
funding to widen, resurface and
improve 1.9 miles from the
intersection with U.S. 221 to
Johnson Stripling Road (as
funding allows).


from 1.75 to 1.5 mills, with the
difference being moved into the
district general millage rate,
raising it from 0.498 to 0.748.
An additional discretionary
millage of 0.214 was
eliminated by the legislature
earlier this year and moved into
required efforts.
The new 0.25 mill tax
authorized is expected to raise


$336,000, but if the district
uses the fund for operational
expenses, which it plans to do,
the money will be "equalized
and compressed" across the
state, meaning Taylor County
will receive more than that
amount. In total, the district is
expecting some $8.4 million in
property tax revenues for the
general fund.


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NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING


The Suwannee River Water Management District has
tentatively adopted a budget for Fiscal Year 2009-10.


This notice is applicable to the following counties:

All of: Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor, Union
Parts.of: Alachua ,, Brfdfprd, Jefferson, Levy, Putnam

A public hearing to make a FINAL DECISION on the budget and TAXES
will be held on
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 5:30 p.m.
at:


Suwannee River Water Management District

9225 County Road 49 (corner US 90 and CR 49)
Live Oak, FL


S.Budget Summary ... . ........ ..............
Suwannee River Water Management District - Fiscal Year 2009-2010
......................................G....F....................dS e av.......uo ... i
......................... ..... ................... .............................................. .... G general Fund Special Revenue Funds I Total A ll Funds


CASH BALANCES BROUGHT FORWARD
ESTIMA .TE.D REV.ENU. ES. .............. ...........
TAXES
AdValorem Taxes (Millage per $1000 / 0 4399 Mills)
- - Documentary Stamp Taxes_ ..
FFlorida Forever
PERMIT AND LICENSE FEES __
OTHER INCOME
INTERGOVERNMENTAL REVENUES
2010 Legislative Appropriations
Local Revenues . Grant
Wetlands Grant__________________
DEP Coastal Zone Management Grant


ERP Grant
Suwannee River Partnership Grant
Delineated Areas Grant
DOT Grants
Dept. of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Water Protection & Sustainability Grant_
DEP Monitong. Grant ......
SWIM Revenue ...
FEDERAL GRANTS
FEMA Grants


NRCS Grants
TEA-21 Grant
MISCELLANEOUS REVENUES
Interest and General Sales .
Timber Sales
P2000 Resale - USFS/PCS
PCS Mitiation Funds .........
RO Ranch
FUND TRANSFERS
TOTAL REVENUES AND OTHER SOURCES
TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUES AND BALANCES


EXPENDITURES/EXPENSES


Salaries And Benefits
Other Personal Services
Expenses
Operating Capital Outlay__ _ __
Fixed Capital Outlay
Interagency Expenditures
TOTAL EXPENDITURES/EXPENSES


Reserves


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$6.020 000
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58.797.271


$16.947.271


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$208,000 i $$208,00


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$272,000 $160,712,000 $1,984,000
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$32 902 373


$9,208,419 $8,667,512


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TOTAL EXPENDITURES AND RESERVES $14,390,060 $41,569,885 $
THE TENTATIVE, ADOPTED. AND/OR FINAL BUDGETS ARE ON FILE :N THE OFFICE OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED TAXING
AUTHORITY AS A PUBLIC RECORD. ______________________________


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Religion


Saturday at Forest Capital Park

Families invited to free 'Fun Day'


Do you want to have fun?
Cornerstone Fellowship Church cordially invites the community
to a free Family Fun Day this Saturday, Sept. 19. from 10 a.m. - 2
p.m. at Forest Capital Hall.
Three huge inflatables will be set up, including a 27-foot slide, a
Wacky. world obstacle course and a bounce house. There will also
be several game booths. Door prizes will include a Nintendo Wii,
10 backpacks filled with school supplies and a Walmart gift card,
as well as four $25 gas cards for the parents. A free lunch will be
served and free sno cones.
At the end of the event, there will be a short program offering a
glimpse into the children's church program at Cornerstone. In the
event of rain, the game booths will be positioned inside the armory,
where lunch will be served and door prizes awarded. Please come!
'Homecoming 56' at Lakeside
Everyone is cordially invited to "Homecoming 56" for Lakeside
Baptist Church on Sunday, Sept. 27, at 11 am.
Guest speaker for the day will be Bob Bumgamer, director of
church development, for the Florida Baptist Convention. Special
music will be rendered by Stephen Jones of Lake City and lunch
will follow the morning service.
Appreciation slated at New Jerusalem
The New Jerusalem Primitive Baptist Church family, led by
Pastor'Antonio Davis, plans a special program of appreciation for
Saturday, Sept. 19, at 5 p.m. at the church. The community is
invited.
Lighthouse Children's Home visits
Girls from the Lighthouse Children's Home in Tallahassee will
be at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church on Sunday, Sept. 20, for the 11
a.m. service.
Pastor Billy Gipson invites everyone to attend. The church is
located on Pisgah Road. For information, please call 584-2043.


Liggin speaks Sept. 20-25
Spring Warrior Church of Christ "warmly invites you to join us
for a week of simple gospel preaching" featuring Rick Liggin as
guest speaker. Beginning Sunday, Liggin will speak at 9:30 and
10:30 a.m., as well as 6 p.m.; Monday through Friday, services are
at 7:30 p.m.
The church is located five miles south of Perry, just off U.S. 19
on Red Padgett Road.
Community prayer tonight
In an attempt to "Stop the violence!," Antioch Missionary
Baptist Church will host a Mass Prayer and Community Concern
Meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m.
Pastor Tony 0. Graham urges anyone who is concerned about
violence in our nation and community to attend. The church is
located at located at 708 Lance Dr.
Old-fashioned tent meeting continues
The tent meeting featuring "good, old-fashioned preaching and
good gospel music," continues on the vacant lot next to Big Bend
Marine, South U.S. 19. The tent meeting is being hosted by
Charity Baptist Church, Faith Baptist and First Baptist of
Steinhatchee. Services are at 7 p.m. and continue through Sept. 18.
Ushers Anniversary is Sunday
New Jerusalem Primitive Baptist Church will celebrate its Junior
and Senior Ushers Anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 20, at 3 p.m. The
Rev. Robert Butler Jr. and the Little St. John Missionary Baptist
Church will lead the service. Everyone is invited to attend.
Don't want to cook on Saturday?
Springhill Missionary Baptist Church, located at 1095 Pinecrest
St., will sell dinners on Saturday beginning at 11:30 a.m. A $6
donation is requested.


Obituaries


Myrtice M. Cash
Waller
Myrtice M. Cash Waller. 84.
of Perry, died Sept. 13, 2009, in
Tallahassee Memorial Hospital
following an extended illness.
Mrs. Waller was born in
Perry on Sept. 30, 1924, to the
late Benjamin Franklin and
Laura Essie Thomas Cash. She
returned to Perry from
Gainesville in 1972.


Mrs. Waller was a
Presbyterian and a member of
the Grice Presbyterian Church
in Spring Hill. She also
attended the Center Street
Church of God in Perry.
She worked as a secretary to
the head of business
department at Hernando
Community College, and also
with her husband at their
appliance store, Waller
Appliance, in Gainesville.


During World War II, she
worked at Jones Construction
Co. in Panama City as a welder
on Liberty Ships. Mrs. Waller
was a member of the Taylor
County Historical Society, the
Hernando Senior Citizens and
the Taylor County Sr. Citizens.
She was preceded in death by
her husband of 35 years,
William Thomas Waller Jr.,
three brothers and four sisters.
Survivors include: three


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to our many friends and relatives who showed
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officiating. Interment will
follow in Carlton Cemetery.
The family received friends
from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
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Sports


A-7 Taco Times September 16, 2009


Bulldogs pick up win at Jefferson


BY AARON PORTWOOD
A musical tribute to the
late Michael Jackson during
halftime of Friday night's
Taylor County-Jefferson
County football game included
his 1987 hit "Bad" blaring over
the loudspeakers, in Monticello
as both teams warmed up for the
second half.
"You Know I'm Bad, I'm
Bad...Bad, Bad...Really, Really
Bad."
The lyrics could have
described the performance of
either team, as the Bulldogs had
four straight dropped passes to
open the game and Jefferson
fumbled the ball away on their
first offensive play of both
halves.
Taylor County was hit with




YARD,


10 penalties for 95 yards,
including a holding call that
negated a touchdown, while the
Tigers fumbled seven times and
lost five.
Taylor managed only 78
total first half yards and
committed three turnovers (two
inte p i ,l�.and a fumbled'
punt snap) as they were held
scoreless in the second half.
Meanwhile, Jefferson County
managed only 10 net yards
rushing on 31 carries for the
entire game.


The Bulldogs missed an extra "But, all that matters is what
point and finished with a total happens at the end, and we did
of seven first downs, while the what it took down at the end by
Tigers committed 7 penalties liindini.. out those last few first
for 70 yards. downs we needed. This was ugly.
Despite struggling on offense, But I will show you on Monday
the Bulldogs used a huge special that every championship team
teams play (Jabahri Bishop's can look back and find that one
punt block that set up Reggie ugly win. This was that one for
King's scoop and score) to post us. We are .ioing to gel better,"
16 unanswered first-half points Bo>ys said in the post-game
and then relied on a strong huddle, clo,,i %\' iil, "Greatjob
defensive effort to pick up their defense."
first win of the season, 16-12 .Aleti %.t111inggamefilmover
over Jefferson County. the cekend, Boggs elaborated
Defensive Coordinator Steve on Monday, stating, "It is clear
Price's 'Dog defense shut down that we've made a commitment
the Tigers' rushing attack-- to be good on defense first. We
except for allowing two rushing were pretty good and did a lot of
touchdowns--but held Jefferson things well defensively Friday
to just 10 rushing yards by night. We had nine guys playing
making 14 tackles for a loss (out well, and we've just got to get
', i. . the other two playing well.
:i ... " "It is also obvious that we've
T I E * made a commitment to being
good on special teams, as we
S T IC blocked a punt and scored what
turned out to be the winning
ts Jefferson touchdown. But, on offense we
ins 13 were bad," Boggs admitted.
"However, we are not as far
31/10 away as people might think we
ass/Int 19/36/0 : are. We have a good offense,
and we're doing the right things,
rds 248 . but the consensus is that we just
sense 258 have to get better executing it.
We have to do what we have
yardss 33 -. been taught to do every play.
g. 5/23.6 You can watch the film and see
where one guy--for whatever
/Lost 7/5 reason--didn't block down on
/Yds 7/70 his assignment on a play--or
..,, . , we are moving the ball and we
. . , commit a dumb penalty and
it kills a drive," Boggs said,
of a total of 31 rushing plays). adding, "You eliminate three of
However, Jefferson did these and we win the game by
complete 19 of 36 passes for 248 three touchdowns."
yards and held a commanding Instead, the Bulldogs scored
edge in time of possession and 10 points on special teams to
total offensive plays (67 to squeak out a 4-point win to
Taylor's 51). improve to 1-1, while Jefferson
"You win games by being fell to 0-2.
better in" llhre" phases Of thmiiA QB Ty-Growley/i completed
game (offense, defense, anrd 9 of 25 passes for 61 yards
special teams)," Head Coach and threw two interceptions,
Shane Boggs told his team while tailback Tony Jackson
after the game. "We were pretty rushed 11 times for 77 yards
good in two of those three areas and completed a 14-yard pass.
tonight." Running the "spread gun"
offense, Crowley (11 carries, 34
yards) rushed five straight times
and picked up a crucial first
down at the end of the game to
run time off the clock.
Operating out of a "wildcat"
formation, Wesley Brandon
carried twice for 7 yards and
scored the Bulldogs' only
offensive touchdown while
King had one carry for two
yards.
King led the receiving corps
..with four catches for 52 yards,
while Chad Hill had four
catches for 26 yards. Jackson
had a 7-yard catch on a screen
pass and Taylor Ratliff had one
reception for two yards.
The Tigers out-gained the
Bulldogs 258-197 in total yards,
with all but 10 yards coming
through the air.
Taylor's offense went 3-and-
out on their first three series,
due to four dropped passes--
including one that would've
7 been a touchdown to King--and
a near interception.
Jefferson couldn't capitalize,
as Chad Hill recovered a fumble
S ~ on the Tigers' first play from,
S scrimmage, Davonta Powe
S made a big 11-yard sack and
Bishop stuffed a run for a one-
yard loss on the next two series.
The Bulldogs' commitment


TCHS quarterback Ty Crowley (top) squares up to pass. Bottom, the Bulldog offense
gets ready for the snap.


Bulldog receiver Fred Florence (3) reaches for a pass over the outstretched arms
of a Jefferson County defender.


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First Dov
Rushing
Comp/Pa
Pass Yar
Total Offe
Return Y
Punts/Av
Fumbles/
Penalties


and sprung our QB for some
nice gains on the option by
getting out there and blocking
defensive tackles," Boggs said.
On 4th and 1, Brandon re-
entered the game for Crowley
in the "wildcat" formation
and scored from 6-yards out
-- again running behind the
bruising blocks of Bishop and
Bass, but a 10-yard holding
penalty brought up 4th and 10,
forcing the Bulldogs to settle
for Crowley's 33-yard field goal
and a 9-0 lead.
Woods nearly picked off
a pass, Bishop continued to
wreak havoc from his defensive
line position and King made
a TD-saving tackle on a long
pass play, but Jefferson moved
from their own 34 down to the
Bulldogs' 6-yard line before
the Taylor defense stopped the
Tigers on a 4th and 2 fade pass
that fell incomplete.
Taylor could not pick up a
first down and punted again,
allowing the Tigers to take over
at midfield, but Cory Sadler
made a great ankle tackle and
George Gant, Powe and Riley
combined for a crushing sack
for a 7-yard loss to force a Tiger
punt.
Bishop bull-rushed his way


up the middle to get a hand on
the kick, allowing King to scoop
it up on the run and score from
14 yards out with 2:58 to play in
the first half.
Crowley's kick made the
score 16-0.
The Tigers got on the
scoreboard with a wild QB
scramble on a 2nd and 12 play
that turned into a 63-yard pass
play to set up a five-yard TD
run that cut the Bulldog' leid
to 16-6 after lSiac NelSon bioke
up the two-point pass play.
Crowley threw 3 straight
incomplete passes and had
to punt with under a minute
left in the half, but the 'Dog
defense came up big again, as
King nearly intercepted a pass,
Nelson and Powe made a stop,
Bishop recorded another 9-yard
sack (and incredibly chased
down a screen pass from, his
noseguard position for a four-
yard loss!).
King made a tackle near
midfield to end the half with the
Bulldogs leading 16-6.
Jefferson started the second
half just like the first, fumbling
on their very first play, as
Brandon stripped the ball and
-* Please see page 8


TCMS falls in first


game of season


The Taylor County Middle
School football team traveled
to Madison Thursday for their
season opener and came away
on the short end of a 24-0 loss.
The Bulldogs had some bright
spots in the defeat, according to
TCMS Coach Bobby Glass.
TCMS quarterback Daniel
Wentworth completed 8 of
21 passes for 70 yards while
running backs Javolis McNeal
(5 rushes, 41 yards) and
Chance Rodgers (3 carries, 13
yards) produced some positive
yardage.
McNeal also caught 4 passes
for 35 yards and returned
three kicks for 51 yards while
Rodgers had two snags for 17
yards. Moral Stephens caught
one pass for 10 yards and Seth
Murphy added another for eight


yards.
Garrett Murphy led the
Bulldog offensive line with a
blocking grade of 82 percent.
Leading the Bulldogs on
defense were Jordon White
with 8 tackles, McNeal and
Janard Stokes with six, Chase
Barger with four, Stephens and
Rodgers with three each, Evan
Grambling, Bradley Miller and
Seth Murphy with 2 apiece and
Johnny Anderson, Shane Ross
and Patrick Lopper with one
tackle each.
Stokes, McNeal and White
each caused a fumble while
Barger, McNeal and White had
one recovery each.
TCMS travels to Live Oak
to take on Suwannee Middle
School this Thursday. Kickoff
is set for 7 p.m.


Taylor
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to defense paid off early,
as Jefferson's first three
possessions netted minus 13
yards and gave its offense good
field position after a 21-yard
punt and seven-yard return by
James Houston set Taylor up at
the Tiger 34.
A 16-yard pass to King
from Crowley picked up the
first 1st down of the game and
Tevin Ellis picked up a pass
interference penalty that gave
Taylor 1st and 10 at the 15-yard
line. King caught a nice 9-yard
pass from Crowley to set up
Brandon's six-yard TD run on a
direct snap behind the blocking
of big Calvin Bass.
Crowley missed the PAT to
keep the score 6-0 with 3:47 left
in the first quarter.
Brandon, Houston, Caleb
Murphy and Cotye Riley
combined to make a big tackle
on first down, Brandon deflected
a pass, Bishop flattened a runner
for no gain and threw another
runner for a four-yard loss
before Taylor Woods sacked the
Tiger QB and forced a fumble
that was recovered by Eddie
Weeks at the Jefferson 36-yard
line.
Crowley aired out a perfect
pass down the sideline to
King, who hauled in a 21-yard
reception at the 15-yard line to
end the first quarter. Ratliff took
a screen pass two yards to the 13
and Crowley's next pass slipped
through the hands of King
before Crowley took a keeper
7 yards down to the 6-yard line.
"Josh Wells (center) played
very well for us. He really got
squared up and did not allow
penetration on passing plays
and really had his feet moving
Clay tournament
set for Saturday
Put together a team of
shooters and compete in the
Taylor County Towndown
Club's sporting clay tournament
to be held at Gunrunner's
Gun Club on U.S. 19 south of
Perry on Saturday, Sept. 19,
beginning at 9 a.m.
All proceeds will go toward
purchasing equipment for the
Taylor County High School
weight room. Teams consist of
four members, and the entry fee
is $200 per team.
Trophies and prizes will be
awarded to the top three teams
in each category.
Everyone is invited. and even
non-shooters can participate
in a silent auction for several
guns as well as a raffle for a
new Benelli shotgun that will
be given away. Food and drinks
will be available. Come on out
and enjoy a fun-filled day and
support a good program.
For more information or to
enter or sponsor a team. call
Benjyc Tuten. 584-9324. or
Billy Pillow. 584-3824.


with a 9-hole score of 37,
followed by Chris Morgan
and Hunter Barfield at 41,
William Wentworth and Charlie
Johnson at 45 and Davis Helm
at 51.
Taylor County was scheduled
to take on Rickards Tuesday in
Tallahassee.


Golf team opens season

with a win over Madison


The Taylor County High golf
team opened the 2009 season
Thursday with a win over
Madison at a match played at
Perry Golf and Country Club.
The Bulldogs' 4-man total
of 164 was 15 shots better than
Madison's 179.
Kyle Brooks led the Bulldogs












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'Dogs face Chiles in home opener Friday


BULLDOGS
Continued from page 7
King recovered.
But, the Bulldog offense shot
itself in the foot with back-
to-back penalties sandwiched
around screen passes to Jackson
and Hill before Crowley was
picked off trying to force a pass
to Hill who was double covered.
Woods made tackles for
losses on two straight plays
before the 'Dogs gave up a 31-
yard pass on 3rd and 19. Bishop
made another tackle on a draw
play and Jefferson fumbled
and recovered before nearly
throwing an interception and
being forced to punt.
An offensive pass interference
call on the Bulldogs put Taylor
in a hole and forced a punt,
but Crowley dropped the snap
and the Tigers took over on the
Bulldogs' 25-yard line.
Once again the Bulldog
defense held -- thanks to big
plays by Woods and Gant (QB
pressure) and Jefferson actually
lost yardage again, turning the
ball back over on downs at the
Bulldogs' 27.
Jackson picked up almost
all of his rushing yardage on
the night with back-to-back
carries for 49 yards, before the
Bulldogs were hit with three
penalties (personal foul, false
start, late hit) and Jackson took
a direct snap and completed a
nice 14-yard pass to Hill that
brought up 2nd and 2.
Jackson fumbled and
recovered for a six-yard loss
at the Tigers' 38-yard line
and Crowley misfired on
consecutive passes.
Bishop mashed a Tiger runner
for no gain to end the third
quarter, but Jefferson broke
a 24-yard pass and Murphy
dropped a potential interception
before the Tigers completed a
21-yard pass down to the 17 and
ran for a TD on the next play to
pull within 16-12 after fumbling
on the two-point conversion
run.
With 11:15 left in the game,
Crowley connected with King
for six yards and Jackson ran
for a first down before Hill was
thrown for a five-yard loss on a
screen pass and Crowley was
intercepted on a middle screen
to King who had two defenders


Soccer


sign-up


continues
The Perry Soccer Association,
will hold registration Sept. 14-
25 for kids, ages 4-11.
Registration will be held
at The Fair Store or Taylor
Photography. The cost is $40
per player.
' Soccer games will not begin
until after recreation football is
over.
For more information call
584-9418 or 584-6438.

Car wash


set for


Saturday

The Taylor County High
School boys soccer team will be
holding a car wash, Saturday,
Sept. 19, at Ragans Ace
Hardware from 10 a.m. to 2pm.
The cost is $5 but any
donations will be appreciated
as well.
All proceeds will go directly
to supporting boys soccer for
the purchase of uniforms and
equipment.


Flu shots


available


Flu shots are now available at
Taylor Medical Center, located
at 1709 S. Jefferson St.
Those wishing to get a shot
do not have to be established
patients.
Shots are $16 and walk-ins
are welcome.
Medicare patients only need
to bring their Medicare card;
there is no out of pocket charge
expense.


covering him.
Woods saved the game by
recovering a fumble after
Jefferson picked up a first down
and was threatening to take the
lead at the Bulldogs' 28-yard
line.
With just over 7 minutes left
in the game, Taylor County
turned to its ground game to
eat up the clock, but came up
1-yard short on three straight
carries, forcing Crowley to punt
on 4th and 1.
After sitting out several plays
due to getting in a scuffle with a
Tiger player earlier, King came
back with a vengeance and


made a big hit to cause a fumble
on a punt return, but the Tigers
recovered that and another
fumble on a questionable call
one play later.
Bishop came up big again,
making another shoestring
tackle to stop the drive and force
a punt that allowed the Bulldogs
to take over on their own 41.
King took an end around run
for 2 yards, Jackson danced
ahead for three yards and Kyle
Linton made an outstanding
block to spring Crowley for a
28-yard QB keeper for a critical
first down to the Jefferson 26.
Crowley kept the ball on


four more straight carries, but
a missed blocking assignment
on a 4th and 2 play forced the
Bulldogs to turn the ball over on
downs at the Tiger 18-yard line
with 1:23 to play.
Taylor's defense continued
to bend but not break, as Hill
deflected a pass and combined
with Nelson to make a tackle.
Powe made a huge sack that
basically put the nail in the
Tigers' coffin before King made
a great tackle on a screen pass
and Nelson knocked down the
final desperation "Hail Mary"
pass.
The Bulldogs will host Class


4A Chiles this Friday night in
their home opener at Dorsett
Stadium. Chiles defeated
Jefferson County 37-28 in the
first game of the season and lost
to Rickards, 28-13 last week.


The Timberwolves' win over
the Tigers (who rallied from a
31-6 deficit to make it close)
was Chiles' first victory since
2007 after losing all 10 games
last season.


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Community


B-1 Taco Times September 16, 2009


Valerie Smith and Becky Buller


Advance tickets are on sale
($10 for a two-day pass) for the
upcoming fourth annual
"Pickin' In the Pines Bluegrass
for Babies Festival" slated
Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25-
26, at Forest Capital State Park.
The benefit festival will
feature bluegrass bands
including Valerie Smith &
Liberty Pike, Southern Lite,
Pure & Simple and many more.
All proceeds will go to the
March of Dimes, whose
mission is to improve the health
of babies by preventing birth


defects, premature birth and
infant mortality.
Culminating a month of
fund-raising, the weekend will
also host the March of Dimes
March for Babies event
Saturday, Sept. 25, at the park
at 10 a.m.
Those wishing to organize a
fund-raising team are asked to
contact Robin Walker at
Healthy Start, 850-948-2741.
The Web site
www.marchforbabies.org has
step-by-step suggestions for
creating teams, recruiting


members and holding
successful fund-raisers.
As for the festival, music will
kick off Friday (Sept. 25) at
4 p.m. with the last band
starting at 8 p.m. The music
returns after the March for
Babies Saturday at 11 a.m. with
the last band beginning at 9
p.m.
The full festival line-up also
includes: High Cotton, The
Wilson Family, Blue Shades of
Grass, Bottom Dollar Boys and
the Tallahassee Fiddlers.
The festival will feature free


workshops for fiddle, mandolin
and banjo. There will be arts
and crafts as well as food
vendors.
Tickets for the event are $10
in pre-orders, or $15 at the gate.
Camping spots are still
available on the park grounds
for $20 a night (water and
electricity) and $5 a night (dry
camping).
For more information,
contact the Chamber of
Commerce at 584-5366 or visit
online at www.floridastate
bluegrass. com.


The Wilson Family


The Bottom Dollar Boys, left, will share the stage
with High Cotton (above) when both perform during
the fourth annual "Bluegrass for Babies" festival.


Festival Shedule


3:00 p.m. -
4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. -


Wilford Carroll Band
- Pure & Simple
The Wilson Family


M 6:00 p.m. - Tallahassee Fiddlers
7:00 p.m. - Southern Lite
8:00 p.m. - High Cotton
9:00 p.m. - Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike

11:00 a.m. - The Wilson Family
12:00 p.m. - Blue Shades of Grass
1:00 p.m. - High Cotton
2:00 p.m. - Bottom Dollar Boys
3:00 p.m. - Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike
4:00 p.m. - Blue Shades of Grass
5:00 p.m. - Southern Lite
6:00 p.m. - High Cotton
7:00 p.m. - Pure & Simple Band
8:00 p.m. - The Wilson Family
9:00 p.m. - Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike


AMVETS


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 Club: 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
room.
City Council: second and fourth
Tues., at 6:30 p.m.
County Commission: first Mon.
and third Tues. at 6 p.m., courthouse
annex; 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
office).
Social Security: representatives,
second Tues., 8:30 a.m. to noon,
courthouse annex.
Taylor County Construction
License Board Meeting: third Fri., 2
p.m., courthouse annex.
Taylor County Development
Authority: second Mon., noon, at
Historic Perry Station.
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,
7 p.m., Foley Airport terminal
conference room. Call 584-4329 for
information.
Tourism Development Council:
second Wed., 5 p.m., Chamber of
Commerce.


Big Bend Republican Women's
Network: second Monday at 5:30
p.m., 502 W. Green St. E-mail:
bbrwn@fairpoint.net.
Business Network International
(B.N.1): 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
Center.
Girl Scouts Service Unit: first
Tuesday, 7 p.m., Scout Hut.
Helping Hands of the Shelter:
every Tuesday, 6 p.m., chamber of
commerce.
Historical Society: open Thursday
afternoons, 1-5 p.m.
Home Educators League of
Perry: Forest Capital Hall. Call
584-6866 or visit on-line
htt://taylor.ifas.ufl.edu.
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 Trursday,,
Golden Corral, 7 p.m. Call 584-9185.
Order of Confederate Rose


Chapter 8: meets every fourth
Thursday. Please call 838-2045.
Perry Parrothead Club: meets the
second and fourth Wednesday of
every month at The Timbers. Call 843-
1469.
Pet adoptions: Taylor County
Animal Shelter, open Monday through
Friday. Call 838-3525.
Republican Party of Taylor
County: second Thursday, 5:30 p.m.,
at Rosehead Junction.
Taylor Adult Program (TAP):
Thursday, 10 a.m., 502 N. Center
Street. 223-0393.
Taylor Coastal Communities
Association: second Tuesday,
6 p.m., at the district building on
Beach Road.
Taylor County Amateur Radio
Club: first Monday, 7 p.m., Division of
Forestry office, 618 Piantatiion Road.
Taylor County Brotherhood:
meets on Mondays, 7 p.m., at New
Brooklyn; e'.ery third Saturday, 9 a.m.,
at Stewart Memorial.
Taylor County Brotherhood
Choir: meets every Thursday 6 p.m.,
at Stewart Memorial.
Taylor County Habitat for
Humanity. board meeting, second
Thursday, 5:30 p.m., Room 208,
Capital City Bank.
Taylor County Historical Society:
third Mon., 7 p.m. Historical Society
ruilli']g 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
Library.
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.
Yarn Lovers Circle: first and third
Thursday, 9:30 a.m., public library.


Alcoholics Anonymous: Monday.
8 p.m. and Thursday, 8 p.m. at the
Serenity House, 1824 N. Jefferson
Street. Call 672-1263 for more
information.
Alzheimer's Support Group for
Caregivers: every second Tuesday,
at 7 p.m., First United Methodist
Church.
Big Bend Hospice Advisory
Council: fourth Tuesday at 1 p.m., Big
Bend Hospice office (107 E. 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.
Perry Winners Group of
Alcoholics Anonymous: Friday,
8 p.m.; Heritage House, 317 N.
Orange St.
Reformers Unanimous: every
Friday, 7 p.m., at Charity Baptist
Church, 580 E. Highway 27.
The Way: .tm-r:.a.J 12-step
group for addicts and alcoholics)
Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., and Friday,
7 p.m., at the Serenity House,
1824 N. Jefferson St. Please call 672-
0626.



AMVETS Post 20 and AMVETS
Ladies Auxiliary: third Saturday, 10
a.m., at 8839 U.S. 19 South.
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. Call 584-5725 or 838-2045.
VFW Post #9225: second Tues.,
7 p.m. (American Legion building).
Add your group by calling 584-5513.


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Classified ads are $5 for 25 words or less and .10 each additional
word. The deadline for the Wednesday, Taco Times, is Monday by 5
p.m. and for the Friday, Perry News-Herald, is Wednesday by 5 j.m.
123 South Jefferson St.



Small ads...big deals!


YARD SALE: Saturday, 303 Dogwood
Way from 8-12 there will be boy clothes
3T-5t, kids toys, home decor, dvds,
coffee table and side tables and other
odds and ends.
9/16-9/18
Gently used clothes, crib, changing
table, cradle, fashion jewelry, self
defense and security products,
antiques and collectibles, nutrition
products, local artist's paintings,
caricature. Lighthouse Mini Shoppes,
105 Ellis St. (Old Depot) 584-8800
9/16-9/18
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Arc welder $30; chain saw $10; ladder
$20; table and 4 chairs $25; desk $10;
chest of drawers $15; love seat $10;
queen bed $20; recliner $25; 27" TV
$25. 850-223-1652.
8/16

Single antique head board and railings
$45; large solid oak desk with file
cabinets and shelves, chair rolls into
unit closes. Original cost $2,000 sell for
$400. Solid wood chest of drawers
Jenn Lynne $45; dryer $100; two end
tables with drawers $25 each; Have
double bed box springs and
mattress/great shape $125; antique
gold wrought iron bed frame $150; have
cargo trailer used to haul tools for
Neshat Construction, 2000 Model
Great shape $1,500.00 some shelves
built into it.
9/16-9/30

For Sale: 2 spa pedicure chairs with 2
cart $500; 2 nail stations $100 each.
Please call 838-2773.
9/16-10/9

For Sale: Large entertainment center
72x71 - $150 Firm, in excellent
condition; Roll-away bed with mattress
- $25, good condition. Call Cindy at
843-5550.
9/16-9/18

Used motel furniture for sale! Double
beds, TV, lamps, dresser, mirror, table &
chairs. At Best Budget Inn. 2220 Byron
Butler Pkwy. Stop by Monday through
Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
9/11-9/16

Upright 20 cu. ft. Commercial freezer
$375; air hockey or football table $75
each, 3/4 pool table $125; glass double
door commercial ref. $325. Call 838-
2366.
9/11-9/16


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Adorable Dachshund puppies.
Wormed, shots from Vets. Born June
16. Parents on premises. 1 female - red,
2 males: 1 red, 1 black & tan. Price
reduced to sell. $250. 850-584-4455.
9/11-9/18

Barred Rock and Rhode Island Red
Rooster and hens for sale. Also, 1 pair
of Royal Pond Turkey's $100 for the
pair. 850-212-6362
9/16-9/18

Aussie/Border Collie Cross puppies, 9
weeks old, 2 female/1 male, includes
first 2 sets of shots and worming - $75,
Pure bred Border Collies, 6 weeks old,
2 black and white males, includes first
set of shots and worming. Beautifuly
marked - $150. Parents on premises.
Call 584-5414 for pricing and details.
Deposit required.
9/16-9/18


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Got Junk Cars, Truck?
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WANTED: 25 ft. travel trailer or 5th
wheel Phone 850-584-2001 leave
message.
9/16-9/18



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ready to be delivered to your property.
Call Prestige Home Centers. Open on
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Used & repo mobile homes. Prestige
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Special - 28' wide 3 bdr/2bth $39,995
Includes - delivery, setup, AC/Heat,
steps and skirting. Prestige Home
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Looking for roommate t
house with pool in P
preferred. $500 mo. in
water and electric. Close
have references. Call 843
6256.
9/16-9/25

2 BR/1 BA house for
heat/air, washer & dryer,
deposit required. 584-431
9/16-9/18
For rent: Remote 2 bd/1
home settled on 5 acres
Located on the banks
River at Aucilla River Es
south of Tallahassee orZ
from Perry. Hardw
throughout. All new
w/dishwasher. Island gas
heat & air, washer, dryer.
deck overlooking river,
right from the deck.
where you hitch your Jon
you fish the Aucilla River.
with $300 security
welcome. Contact Tony
info 850-584-5959
tc128c@yahoo.com for i
home and property.
9/16-9/25

Looking

place

rent


Find it he
the classic


3BR/2 BA D/W proof o
references a must. $650
deposit. 386-776-2405.
9/1.1-9/16

Home for rent 2 BR/1
Heat/AC, washer and d
last month's rent. $600
584-4316.
9/11-9/16

For rent Modular home
dinning, large lot, air. 3
Drive, Perry $600 mo,
month. 850-210-8439,
478-718-5861.
9/11-9/23

Efficiency apartment for i
$130 weekly, $300 sec. c
cable, electric included.
6256 or 843-1300.
9/16-9/25


Quiet Neighborhood - excellent
condition - 2 BD/2 BA DWMH on 1.18
acres, ideal for starter home, small
family, down-sizing or investment
property; just off Foley Cut-off Rd. at
corner of Mixon and Ross Rd. $59,900
9/9-9/18

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 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon.-Thurs.
Call 850-584-8111. TDD/TTY 711. 315
Puckett Rd, Perry, Fl, 32347. Equal
Housing Opportunity.
5/2tfnSV

For rent 2 B/R, 2 B brick home in Shady
Grove. Excellent condition. New
central A/C. Call 838-5338.
8/28-9/18AR


Small RV for rent. includes power, water
and cable. $100 per week. 1st and last.
S Just outside city limits. 843-0883.
9/9-9/25

Taking applications for three 2 BR/2 BA
o share large mobile homes set up in excellent
'erry. Female mobile home park. Two homes at $450
cludes cable, rent and $300 deposit. One at $400
to town. Must rent with $300 deposit. (water, sewer,
3-1300 or 584- and garbage included in rent)
Also for rent 1 BR/1 BA mobile home
for $325 and $300 deposit. Apply in
person Monday through Wednesday at
rent. Central Everett's Mobile Home Park. 584-7094.
no pets. $550 Ask for Mrs. Betty.
16. 8/14tfEMH

202 S. Arena St. Nice house, 2 BD/1
bath cypress BA, $635 mo. 850-672-0973.
s of woodland. 9/4tfLS
of the Aucilla
states 30 miles Steinhatchee Place Resort - Furnished
22 miles north 1 and 2 bedroom Condos for Rent.
;ood floors $550-$700 + utilities. Included in price -
appliances Cable, internet and hot tub in
range, central Steinhatchee. Call 1-352-498-7740.
Huge wooden 11/28tfSPR/SPD
you can fish
Floating dock Furnished trailer for rent. Utilities,
n boat to while satalite TV & trash collection included.
.$600 monthly 1 or 2 adults only, no pets, no children.
deposit. Pets $150 per week and $150 deposit. Call
Chambers for 584-2199.
9. email: 9/9-9/25
pictures of the
REDUCED PRICE - 1 & 2 Bedroom
Apartments. All have just been
refinished and ready to occupy. 1st
If r a Months rent and Security deposit
required. Must have good credit and
A references. No pets allowed. Please
call 850-584-6666 ext. 407 for details.
6/10tfWO

Rooms available at Skylark Motel
everything included from Monthly $545
required $45 deposit, $165 weekly or
$40 daily tax included. 317 N. Byron
Butler Pkwy. 850-843-8524.
1/7tfLS
N Westgate Rooms available for rent.
Refrigerator, microwave, TV w/cable,
AC/Heater. Everything' included. $165
weekly $40 daily, $545 per month. RV
sites $19 daily, $90 weekly, $290
monthly. Tax included. 1627 S. Byron
Butler Pkwy. 850-584-5235.,
re in 1/7tfLS
fiedsl Furnished 2 room apt for rent. 1 or 2
adults, no pets,, no children. Trash
collection, utilities and satellite TV
included. $150 per week, plus $150
security deposit.
if income and Call 584-2199.
a month. $650 9/16-9/25

WOODRIDGE APARTMENTS
$199 MOVE-IN SPECIAL
I BA. Central For Basic to Market renters. 1,2, or 3
ryer. First and BR HC and Non-HC accessible
No pets. Call apartments. HUD vouchers considered
and rental assistance may be available.
Equal Housing Opportunity. Office
hours are 8:00-5:00 Mon.- Thurs. Call
, 3 BR/2 Ba, 850-584-5668.709 W. Church St. Perry,
15 Crit Jones FL 32348.TDD 711.
1st and last 5/13tfWP
321-455-6458,
Remodeled 1 bed apartment fully
furnished, Microwave, TV, DVD player,
all utilities incl. Light, cable, water. $150
rent. furnished, week or $600 month, $100 deposit. Call
deposit. Water, 850-926-3613 or 850-519-3442.
No pets. 584- 8/21-9/23


FOR SALE BY OWNER:
5.66 acres on Azalea Rd.-1000 sq. ft.
home, furnished, 8 x 10 metal
outbuilding wired and insulated, metal
carport, green house, 1050 gallon
septic tank, 4" well w/2 pumps, well
house. Call 672-2330 or 223-2840 for
details. Shown by appointment only.
8/21tfRE

For Sale Mobile Home. Needs a little
work. 3 bedrooms/2 baths on 15.62
acres. $83,000 as is or $87,000 when
finished. Also, for sale or rent: small 3
BD/1 BA house on 1 acre, no laundry
facility, no pets, Rent $575 plus $575
deposit. For sale $53,900. Call for
appointment. 223-3369.
9/4-9/23


Newly remodeled 4 bd/2 ba with
computer room, carport, work shed,
new roof, great location down town
area. Behind Wachovia Bank. 409 W.
Bay St. $97,500. 838-6077 or 584-
2270.
5/20tfJM
Property for sale on Morgan Whiddon
Road. Approximately 11 acres. $9,000
an acre. Call 578-2154.
8/26-9/18

Land for sale, 221 North between
Shiloh Church Rd. and Cairo Parker
Rd., 1 acre lots with paved roads. Owner
financing available. Please call (386)
658-1346 or (850) 584-7466.
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Selling to due to health concerns:
Remington 410 gage model 1100,
factory engraved, new in the box will
sell for dealer cost. Also, 2 - 12 gage
pumps, 1- 12 gage double, 1 - 16 gage
double, 1 Remington 742, M1 Carbine
made by Inland, 1 Thompson Center
Hawkins. Call Tom in Mayo 386-294-
3187.
9/9-9/18



1987 Dodge Dakota long bed V6,.auto,
new battery, runs good. $500 firm, 850-
838-7979. Call for details.
9/9-9/18

2004 Saturn ION Coope. Sun roof,
leather, black, nice car. $4,800. 584-
2270 or 843-7763.
9/16-9/25JM

1994 four wheel drive Ford F-150
pickup for sale. Runs good. Just in time
for hunting season. $1,250. Call 584-
3539 after 6 p.m.
9/16



The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission is hiring
personnel for seasonal work at check
stations during the upcoming archery
and geneTal 'gun hunting seasons.
Positions available in Taylor County.
Pays $7.25 per hour. Positions begin
September 20, 2009. For details call
(850)838-9027 Ext. 100, or stop by the
Big Bend Field Office at 663 Plantation
Rd. in Perry. EO/AA
8/14-9/16

Badcock Home Furniture and More
Part-time sales and showroom work.
Apply in person only.
9/11tfBC

MDS/Care Plan Coordinator
MDS/CPC needed at Madison
Nursing Center; RN with a FL state
license in good standing. Two years
experience required along with strong
assessment, analytical, and
organizational skills. Competitive
wages and good benefit package.
Fax resume Peggy Powers, RN DON or
JoAnn Gnewuch, NHA at 850-973-
2667 or apply in person.
9/16-9/25MNC

Experinced Mechanics Helper &
Laborer needed in Lime Rock Mine.
Must be dependable and have a valid
driver lisence. Drug test required. Apply
in person at A-Mining Group; 19080 W.
US 98 Lamont, FL 32336. 584-4131
aminingscale@andersoncolumbia.com
9/11-9/25

Third Judicial Circuit Court
Administration Positions available.
www.jud3.fl.courts.org
9/2-9/11TJC

Avon needs reps in this area. Only
$10.00 start-up fee. Call BJ at 584-
6289 or 843-2605 buy or sell!
9/16-10/16


Prosper during recession! Alternator,
Starter & Solenoid rebuild equipment.
Includes all teardown, cleaning, fishing,
testing and assembly equipment. Also,
finished inventory & new parts, as well
as training by 25 year veteran. A
turnkey operation for someone who is
willing to work. $6500, call Neal iat 352-
463-0506
9/11-9/30



J.D.'s Tree Service and Lawn Care.
Licensed and insured. Free estimates.
We also grind stumps. Call tod y 838-
1280. Firewood for sale.
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Let me clean your home or, office.
Reasonable rates. Call Melinda at 223-
1448.
8/26-9/29

Need your house or office cleaned?
Call Violet at 843-1112.
8/26-9/29


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We do mold inspections
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Also ask about:
Dust Mites
Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning .
Pet Odor Elimination

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Take a break! Let me clean yodir home
or office. Reasonable rates. Call cell
295-0605 and leave message if no
answer.
9/16-9/25

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.
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Water/Sewer Hook-Ups Available
Complete Set-Up Service & Anchoring,
Dirt Pads & Tree Service

Tear Down & Removal, Releveling,
Installation of New Windows & Doors,
Roofs, Skirting & Vinyl Siding.
Ucensed, Insured & Bonded
Call Mark Moneyhan
584-6397

Pressure Washing-Reasonable Rates
Single wide - $45; Double wide - $90
584-6925 or 584-9215
8/26-9/30
John Sesock's
Tree Service/Stump Grinding
*Tree Trimming/Bucket Truck
*Free Estimates
*Licensed & Insured Tree Expert
Also, Bobcat Work Done
Root Rake, Grabbler, Front End
Loader for Excavation/ Cleanup, (850)-
584-2027 (H)
(850)591-8301 (C)
See ad in phone book page 114.
9/9-10/2

Caregiver, Companionship
Services i
Are you looking for someone to
help with you or your loved one?
We offer assistance with:
Light Housekeeping,
Personal Care, Shopping,
Medicine Reminders, etc.
Contact Amy Cruce
352-727-8047
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PUBLIC NOTICE OF SALE
Handy Rental located at 900
Industrial Park Dr. Perry, Florida 32348
announces a public sale of contents
of self storage units:
817, Donnie Revis - 1103 N. Quincy St.
Perry, FL 32347 and C6, Joni Thomas,
1141 Woodland Dr. 32348.
The contents being listed as
Household Goods.
Contents will be sold or disposed of
on or after September 30, 2009.
09/16, 9/23
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: The
District Board of Trustees of North
Florida Community College will hold
its regular monthly meeting Tuesday,
September 22, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. In
the NFCC Library Annex, NFCC, 325
NW Turner Davis Dr., Madison, FL. A
copy of the agenda may be
obtained by writing: NFCC, Office of
the President, 325 NW Turner Davis Dr.,
Madison, FL 32340. For disattlity-
related accommodations, contact
the NFCC Office of College
Advancement, 850-973-1653. NFCC
Is an equal access/equal opportunity
employer.
9/16
STATE OF FLORIDA, CRIMINAL JUSTICE
STANDARDS and TRAINING
COMMISSION,
Petitioner
vs.
STACEY R. HATHCOCK,
Respondent


Case # 27261
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: STACEY R. HATHCOCK,
Residence Unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
Administrative Complaint has been
filed against you seeking to revoke
your CORRECTIONAL Certificate in
accordance with Section 943.1395,
F.S., and any rules promulgated
thereunder.
You are required to serve a written
copy of your intent to request a
hearing pursuant to Section 120.57,
F.S. upon Michael Crews, PROGRAM
DIRECTOR. Criminal Justice
Professionalism Program, Florida
Department of Law Enforcement, P.
0. Box 1489, Tallahassee, Florida
32302-1489, on or before October 19,
2009. Failure to do so will result in a
default being entered against you to
Revoke said certification pursuant to
Section 120.60, F.S., and Rule 11B-27,
F.A.C.
Dated: August 24, 2009
William J. Romlne
Chairman-Criminal Justice Standards
And Training Commission
By: Jay Preston,
Division Representative
8/26, 9/2, 9/9, 9/16
LEGAL NOTICE
The Suwannee River Economic
Council, Inc. Board of Directors will
hold a meeting of the Board of
Directors on Monday, September 28,
2009, 7:00 p.m. at the Suwannee
River Economic Council, Inc. Senior
Center in Live Oak, Florida,
9/16
Notice is hereby given to Rex Johnny
Roberts, unless payment is made on
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JN8HD17YOMW033077 Vehicle will be
auction on the 30th of September at
9:00 a.m. at Larry's Towing.
8/19
Notice Is hereby given to Tommy Lee
Johnson, unless payment Is made on
1990 CHEV Vln# 2GBEG25Z5L4156230
Vehicle will be auction on the 6th of
October at 9:00 a.m. at Larry's
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NOTICE OF PROCEDURES FOR THE
CLOSING OF STREETS,
THOROUGHFARES AND ALLEYS
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
You will take notice that the Board of
County Commissioners of Taylor
County, Florida, upon the petition of
certain of the adjacent landowners
to hereinafter described property, will
at 6:10 p.m. on the 5th day of
October, 2009 at the Taylor County
Administrative Complex, 201 East
Green Street, Perry, Florida, 32347,
consider and determine whether the
County will vacate, abandon, close
and will renounce and disclaim any
and all right of the County and public
in and to all street, thoroughfares and
alleys which run over, upon or
through the following described lots,
blocks, pieces or parcels of land,
lying and being In Taylor County,
Florida, and described as follows:
NEW DESCRIPTION: TRACT #1
Part of that property being previously
described in Official Records Book 61
Pages 529, being more particularly
described as follows:
Commence at the Southwest corner
of the Northeast one-quarter of the
Northwest one-quarter of Section 35,
Township 7 South, Range 7 East, Taylor
County, Florida, thence run North 89
.cdegcees ,3:1,,�minlUtetsi61seconds -axst
along the forty line,, a distance of
50.00 feet, thence run North 00
degrees 07 minutes 57 seconds West,
a distance of 100.00 feet, thence run
No th 89 degrees 31 minutes 36
seconds East along the Southerly
Right of Way of Ezell Beach Road, a
distance of 50.00 feet to the
Nolthwesterly corner of Lot 5 of Ezell
Bedch Unrecorded Subdivision and
the Point of Beginning of the hereon
described Tract. Thence from said
Point of Beginning continue North 89
degrees 31 minutes 36 seconds East


along said Right of Way, a distance
of 500.00 feet to the Northeasterly
corner of Lot 50 of said Ezell Beach
Unrecorded Subdivison, thence run
North 00 degrees 07 minutes 57
seconds West, a distance of 15.50
feet, thence run South 89 degrees 31
minutes 36 seconds West, a distance
of 500.00 feet, thence run South 00
degrees 07 minutes 57 seconds West,
a distance of 15.50 feet to the Point
of Beginning.
NEW DESCRIPTION: TRACT #2
Part of that property being previously
described in Official Records Book 61
Pages 529. being more particularly
described as follows:
Commence at the Southwest corner


of the Northeast one-quarter of the
Northwest one-quarter of Section 35,
Township 7 South. Range 7 East, Taylor
County, Florida, thence run North 89
degrees 31 minutes 36 seconds East
along the forty line, a distance of
50.00 feet, thence run North 00
degrees 07 minutes 57 seconds West,
a distance of 166.00 feet, thence run
North 89 degrees 31 minutes 36
seconds East, a distance of 50.00 feet
to the Southwesterly corner of Lot 7 of
Ezell Beach Unrecorded Subdivision
and the Point of Beginning of the
hereon described Tract. Thence
continue North 89 degrees 31
minutes 36 seconds East along the
Northerly Right of Way of Ezell Beach


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Road, a dis-once of 500.00 feet to the matter considered at this pubic
Southeasterly corner of Lot 41 of said hearing will need a record of the
Ezell Beach Unrecorded Subdivison, meeting and may need to ensure
thence run South 00 degrees 07 that a verbatim record of the
minutes 57 seconds East, a distance proceedings is made, which record
of 15.50 feet, thence run South 89 includes the testimony and evidence
degrees 31 minutes 36 seconds West, upon which the appeal is to be
a distance of 500.00 feet, thence run based.
North 00 degrees 07 minutes 57 This hearing may be continued from
seconds West, a distance of 15.50 time to time as may be necessary.
feet to the Point of Beginning, This Notice shall be mailed to
A copy of the petition is available to property owners within 500 feet of the
the public at the Planning property directly affected and whose
Department of Taylor County during address is known by reference to the
regular business hours, latest approved ad valorem tax roll.
Notice is also given pursuant to Dated this 16 day of September, 2009
Florida Statute 286,105, that any 9/16
persons deciding to appeal any


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Warden speaks to Rotary
Taylor Correctional Institution (TCI) Warden Duane Spears (left) was the guest
speaker at the Perry Rotary Club last week. Spears described the facility, which
employes 650 people and houses 3,100 inmates, as "three little cities." TCI
spends $27 million annually in salaries. "It's a good job," Spear said of
correctional work. He himself began his career as a correctional officer in 1980.
Inmate work crews from TCI are used locally by city and county governments as
well as the Florida Department of Transportation (DOT). The DOT work squads
save taxpayers approximately $300,000 a year, Spears said. The crews have also
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Complex. Shown with Spears is Perry Rotary Club President Penny Staffney.

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
guilty.
Aug. 26:
Denise Sparrow, 32, 2299 Golf
Course Road, FTA (possession of
drug paraphernalia), Deputy
Cruse, TCSO.
Aug. 27:
Willie F Curtis, 36, 104 El
Dorado Drive, warrant/FTA
(battery, disorderly intoxication),
Deputy Ricketson, TCSO.
Steven W. Hampton, 21, U.S.
Highway 19 North, warrant/giving
false information, resisting or
obstructing without violence, giving
false identification to law
enforcement officer, resisting
officer without violence, Ptl.
Hightower, PPD.


John Hathcock, 24, 3080 David
Horton Road, VOP (possession of
cannabis with intent), Deputy
McKenzie, TCSO.
Kevin W. Severance, 26,
Dorman Peacock Road,
VOP/warrant/disorderly conduct,
Deputy Padgett, TCSO.
Aug. 28:
Manny James O'Neal, 33, 3305
G.E. Lane, VOCC (sale of
cocaine), Ptl. Shaw, PPD.
Aug.29:
Tonia Pace, 48, 500 W. Spring
Place, battery, Ptl. Dice, PPD.
Lawrence L. Funk, 49, Old Town,
DUI with property damage, refusal
to submit to BAC, Trooper
Hooppell, FHR
Kenneth Dixon, 72, 104
Magnolia Road, aggravated
assault, carrying concealed
weapon, PlI. Dice PPD.
SavannaA Maire lrmmBois, 1i,
4480 C. Sadler Road, disorderly
conduct, Ptl. Bass, PPD.


Kerrie Stancil, 34, Boca Raton,
violation of driver's license
restriction, Ptl. Dice, PPD.
Cody Jacobs, 18, 4480 C.
Sadler Road, criminal mischief,
Deputy Davis, TCSO.
Aug. 30:
Jeremiah White, 20, 1218
Buckeye Nursery Road, DWLS
(habitual), Deputy McKenzie,
TCSO.
Tammy Sweat, 45, Live Oak,
grand theft, Ptl. Bass, PPD.
John Compton, 35, 2091 Kinsey
Road, DUI, Trooper Smyrnios, FHP.
Aug. 31:
Mite Buzbee, 25, 1607 S. Dixie
Highway, 25, battery, Ptl. Cash,
PPD.
Gene Edward Taylor, 45, 2085
Bernard Johnson Road, battery,
Deputy Hayden, TCSO.
James .ay Hogue, 70, Salem,
BUt with property damage, leaving
scene of crash with property
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