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planned Dec. 4
The Subway Dixon Rescue
organization will hold its annual
Christmas fund-raiser with a
sidewalk sale at Winn Dixie on
Saturday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. to 4
Items for sale will include dog
cookies, an assortment of
handmade jewelry items and dog
clothing as well as miscellaneous
gifts and goodies for the holidays.
Cash donations will be
accepted along with used linens,
dog and cat food. For more
information, call 584-2944.
served Dec. 4
The JROTC Bulldog Battalion
will be host a chicken dinner
Saturday, Dec. 4, in the Perry
Plaza Shopping Center from
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dinners will be $6 for white
meat and $5 for dark meat.
Drinks will be 850 each.
Meals will come with your
choice of two sides as well as a
roll and dessert. (Prepaid chicken
dinners need to be picked up by
Water authority to
meet Dec. 7
The Big Bend Water Authority
has announced that the regularly
scheduled board meetings for
November and December will be
combined into one meeting on
Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m. There
will also be a workshop relating
to the proposed sewer project
before the meeting at 5 p.m.
All persons are invited to
attend both the workshop and
board meeting. The meeting will
be held at the Big Bend Water
Authority office located at 1313
1st Ave S.E., Steinhatchee.
Please contact Stephen
Hollowell at (352) 498-3576 for
The City of Perry has
announced the following garbage
pick-up schedule 'during
Thanksgiving: everyone will
receive service Wednesday, Nov.
24. City offices will be closed
Thursday and Friday for the
Annual Toy Run slated
Mark your calendars and plan
to take part in the 2010 Toy Run
Saturday, Dec. 4. Sponsored by
AMVET Riders, the ride will
begin at 11 a.m. starting a the
Taylor County Courthouse. The
route covers Madison, Lafayette
and Taylor counties. The
registration fee is a new,
unwrapped toy. All donations will
benefit Guardian Ad Litem.
City Fire announces
toy, food drive
The City of Perry Fire
Department has launched its
annual toy and food drive for the
upcoming holidays. Non-
perishable food items and
unwrapped toys may be dropped
off at the city fire station.
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Bulldog pride can be seen in almost every corner of Perry as the team heads for
the second round of playoffs. Signs, flags and marquees are filled with well-wishes
for the team. Inspired by this united front, Debbie Bassett grabbed her camera and
While the undefeated Taylor
County High football team
continues to work toward its
regional final game against
Pensacola Catholic here Friday
night, supporters of the
Bulldogs are organizing several
events to get fans, and the
team, in the spirit.
'Supporters are asking all
businesses and homes to
continue to decorate and make
signs showing Bulldog spirit,
especially in the downtown
area. They are also encouraging
fans to wear blue this Friday
The high school student
parking lot will once again be
the site of a Spirit Line this
Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Supporters hope enough people
will show up to run the line all
the way from the school to the
stadium as the players pass to
get ready for the game.
The soccer teams are also
selling seat cushions, car flags
and car tags.
The Florida High School
Athletic Association governs
all playoff games. Those that
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linked to marijuana
Two men arrested in
Steinhatchee Thursday, Sept.
18, are connected to what
officials describe as one of the
largest marijuana growing and
distribution operations in St.
Georgia authorities notified
the Taylor County Sheriffs
Office last week that Cleveland
Miller, 39, and Thomas
McKinley, 44, were in
Steinhatchee and that both had
state warrants out of Camden
County, Ga., for charges of
conspiracy to manufacture
marijuana and violation of the
Georgia Racketeer Influenced
and Corrupt Organizations Act
(also known at RICO).
Six deputies were sent to the
location at 113 Main Street in
Steinhatchee and the men were
taken into custody without
incident, Capt. Ron Rice said.
The men were arrested at the
riverfront vacation home of
Woodbine, Ga., businessman
Phillip Stanley "Stan" Smith,
50, and his wife, Mary.
The Smiths, along with
Miller, McKinley and Troy
Meridith, 34, were all indicted
by a grand jury Thursday on
the same marijuana and RICO
Both Miller and McKinley
remained in the Taylor County
Jail as of presstime Tuesday,
facing extradition to Camden
According to reports, the
investigation began when St.
Marys firefighters responded to
a generator fire in the garage of
a rental home owned by (Stan)
Smith on Sept. 28. Two days
later, police raided the
unoccupied house and found
588 marijuana plants and 200
small, rooted marijuana plants
Evidence found at the
location led police to a second
rental house where
investigators .found about 90
marijuana plants along with
equipment to grow and
distribute the drugs, reports
Court documents also
showed that a total of 20
pounds of harvested marijuana
were found inside the two grow
Contacted Wednesday, a
representative for the Camden
County Sheriffs Office
warrants division said they
had no comment on the
Suspect found hiding inside clothes dryer
A man involved in a high
speed chase who abandoned his
vehicle and fled on foot was
found hiding inside a clothes
dryer at a residence on Myrtle
Street Monday afternoon.
Perry Police Department K-9
Bandit led officers directly to
the home where Darrius
Beasley, 20, was found inside
the dryer, attempting to dispose
of a bag of marijuana by
He was charged with two
felony violation of probation
warrants, throwing a deadly
object, child abuse and
tampering with evidence.
Two other individuals
involved in the chase were
arrested and charged as well:
Cheryl Collins, 31, fleeing and
eluding a law enforcement
officer, child abuse and
reckless driving, and Herbreka
Jackson, 24, fleeing and
eluding a law enforcement
officer and reckless driving.
The incident apparently
began with an Orgument
Family Dollar store
robbed on Sunday
No one was injured during an armed robbery that occurred
Sunday evening at the Family Dollar store located in the Perry
Plaza Shopping Center.
The suspect in the case remains at-large.
The unknown subject entered the store armed and wearing a
black ski mask, Perry Police Department (PPD) Capt. Jamie Cruse
"He entered the store around 7 p.m., just after the last few
customers left. He demanded money from the two store
employees, which they gave to him. He then fled the store on foot
into wooded area between the shopping center and Church Street.
A K-9 team tracked him to the roadway and then lost the track,
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between Beasley and Collins in
which Beasley threw an object
into the windshield of a vehicle
occupied by Collins and her 13-
"A chase started with
Jackson driving Beasley and
Collins driving her own
vehicle. Initial reports indicated
that both vehicles were trying
to ram each other," Capt. Jamie
Calls reporting the incident
were received by 911 dispatch
around 1 p.m.
Ptl. Jason Bass observed the
vehicles turn from Highway 27
East onto Buckeye Nursery
Road, both exceeding the speed
He followed the pair with
lights and sirens activated but
was unsuccessful in getting
either vehicle to stop.
The chase continued to
Green Street where the vehicles
then turned onto Howard Street
and into the parking lot at
Taylor County Elementary
School (which was closed this
week due to the Thanksgiving
"One of the vehicles
(Collins) stopped in the parking
lot while the other (Jackson and
Beasley) continued, driving.
Officers pursued the vehicle
through the field located
between the school and the
school district's administrative
offices. The vehicle finally
stopped near the softball field
behind the complex and the
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Gamble Alley debate.is postponed
until Dec. 14 commission meeting
Talks before the county
commission over how to
proceed with Gamble Alley
in Steinhatchee did not
materialize last week after the
issue was inadvertently left
off the agenda.
officials did not want to add
the issue to the agenda after it
had been published due to the
controversy surrounding the
alley and instead it will be
discussed at the board's
Tuesday, Dec. 14, meeting.
It is expected that the board
will decide at that meeting
whether or not to move
forward with -any action,
although it is likely a public
hearing will be scheduled for
a subsequent date before a
final decision is made.
Earlier this month, several
residents addressed the
commission asking for help,
saying the situation had
escalated to the point law
enforcement officers had
been called on both sides.
After talking with the
residents for more than 40
minutes, the board decided to
add the issue to the agenda of
their next meeting since they
could take no official action
Gamble Alley--which runs
420 feet between Secodd and
Third streets--first came to
the attention of the
commission last year when a
number of residents
requested it be closed due to
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4-H trip to Hagens Cove
The 4-H Marine & Environmental Club recently took an observational field trip to the coast at Hagens Cove. The group learned about a variety of plants and animals they
observed along the shoreline, with instruction from UF/IFAS Marine Extension Agent Fred Vose. They also learned about tides and the typical kinds of plant communities
found in salt marshes, including the intertidal zone and the higher marsh areas. This club is for youth in grades five and up. For more information on how to become part of
this 4-H club, contact the 4-H office at 838-3508 or Iwiggins@ufl.edu
Taylor County's unemployment rate at 11.7%
unemployment rate fell for
the second straight month
in October, dropping to 11.7
percent, slightly below the state
The county's unemployment
rate spiked in July to 12.6, where
it remained in August, before
falling to 12.1 in September.
There were 1,039 people
unemployed in the county in
October out of a labor force
of 8,877, according to figures
released by the Agency for
Workforce Innovation (AWI)
There have more than 1,000
people unemployed in the
county every month since
Meanwhile, the number of
reported initial unemployment
claims was 109 in October, the
fifth straight month the figure
was above 100.
Compared to the 67 counties
across the state, Taylor had the
29th highest unemployment
rate in August. Hendry County
has the highest unemployment
in the month at 18.3,.percent and
Liberty had the lowest with 6.9
The unemployment rate in the
North Florida Workforce region
(Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette,
Madison, Suwannee and Taylor
counties) was 10.6 percent in
October, one percentage point
below the state rate. This was
a decrease Of 0.1 percentage
point from the region's rate a
Among the county's
neighbors, Dixie County
continued to have the highest
rate with 12.4 percent.
Although Madison County's
rate was higher than Taylor's
in September, it experienced a
deeper drop in October to 11.5
Jefferson and Lafayette
counties followed with 9.3
percent and 8.7 percent
Florida's seasonally adjusted
unemployment rate of 11.9 was
unchanged from September
and represented 1,096,000
jobless out of a labor force of
Florida's total nonagricultural
employment in October was
7,215,500, representing an
increase of 6,900 jobs (0.1
percent). over the month.
Florida's annual job growth rate
is up 0.5 percent, representing
an increase of 35,700 jobs
from October 2009. This was
the strongest over-the-year job
growth in the state since May
2007. Nationally, the number of
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Gamble Alley not on
list for golf cart traffic
Kick-off is Friday at
No re-entry if
you leave game
Continued from page 1
purchased reserved seats are
asked to sit in the seat
indicated on the ticket.
Prices are $8 for reserved
seating and $7 for general
admission and will be
available at the ticket booth
on the north side of the
stadium. Kids in third grade
or younger will be admitted
free with a paying adult.
For those with advanced
tickets, the Superdog gate on
the south side of the stadium
will be open as well as a
small gate on the north side
of the field next to the
No re-entry will be
allowed at any playoff game.
Those who leave and want to
come back in will have to
pay to re-enter.
Continued from page 1
After a number of residents
from around Steinhatchee
objected, stating that the
alley was the only "legal" way
to drive golf carts through the
area, the commission declined
During that hearing, the
board learned that the alley was
not included in the list of
approved roadways for golf
cart use. When a group
attempted to add it to the list,
however, it was discovered that
the alley did not have an
In December 2009, the
commission named it Gamble
Alley, but in January, when the
board was presented an
expanded list of roadways to
add to the ordinance, the alley
was not included.
In October, the alley was
again brought before the board,
and the commissioners at that
time agreed to disregard
requests to add the alley to the
list unless the request came
from the residents living along
A few weeks later, the alley
residents were back, stating
that people were driving
ATVs and motorcycles along
ATVs are not
allowed on any county
right-of-ways, but motorcycles
can legally be driven
along public thoroughfares.
Continued from page 1
passenger (Beasley) jumped
out and ran into the wooded
area on the north side of the
baseball field," Cruse said.
"Officers set up a perimeter
and called in K-9 Officer Brian
Curry and his K-9 partner
"Bandit tracked the suspect
Call PPD at 584-5121
FAMILY DOLLAR ROBBED
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"We suspect he left the area on an orange bicycle. He is believed
to be a black male. We have no further description at this time."
Forensic evidence was collected at the scene and has been sent
to the crime lab for processing.
Det. Sgt. Gene Franklin is the lead investigator. Anyone with
information is asked to contact him at 584-5121.
through the woods to a house at
300 Myrtle Street where
Beasley was founding hiding
inside a dryer."
He was arrested without
"If school had not been
closed for the holiday, the
pursuit would not have been
allowed to go as far as it did.
However, the school was
closed and there was no extra
traffic on the roadway," Cruse
Officers assisting in the
apprehension included PPD
Det. Sgt. Gene Franklin and
from the Taylor County
Sheriffs Office Deputy Ed
Whiddon, Darrell Upshaw,
Deputy Dewayne Bowden,
Deputy Pam Brasby, Deputy
Wayne Padgett, Deputy Marty
Tompkins and Deputy Brenda
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anniversary Friday with
Buddy (Nathan) and Catherine Bethea will be honored on the
occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary by their children:
Marilyn and Andy McCormick, Clay and Sandra Bethea, and
Andy and Kristen Bethea. Friends and family members are
cordially invited to gather for an old-fashioned syrup-making on
Friday, Nov. 26, from 4-6 p.m., at the Bethea Farm on Radcliff
Road. Your presence is your gift.
The hosts and hostesses also invite friends and family to share a
favorite story or memory of Buddy and Catherine by sending an e-
mail to the following address: Buddy.Catherine email@example.com
A few classics will be shared at the celebration and the rest will be
compiled as a keepsake for the honored couple.
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Learn more during 2011
Master Gardener classes
They're saving you a seat for the next Master Gardening
Class.,.but only until Dec. 1.
Gardeners who have already signed up for the 2011 Master
Gardener course, and those who are planning to sign up, are
reminded that the registration and payment deadline is Dec. 1.
This deadline allows time for instructor scheduling and for
purchasing hands-on material.
"We're running a little short of our minimum requirement to
hold the class, but hopefully we will make it in the next few
weeks," said Master Gardener Debbie Ross, who encourages
interested persons to sign up soon.
Classes are slated to begin Tuesday, Jan. 25, and continue every
Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through March 29. The cot ik
For more information or to register, please call 838-3508. or
stop by the office located in Forest Capital Hall at 203 Forest Park
Taylor County Master Gardeners will hold a workshop on
"Planting and Growing Onions" on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at 10 a.m. at
the Perry Community Garden (in front of the Senior Center at 800
W. Ash St.) Gardeners will be available for questions.
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Happy Thanksgiving! In
this week of thanks, there are
some special people to whom I
want to extend a huge, "Thank
you!" Last month, each and
every commissioner was
present for our park
celebration--even though they
had to make their way to the
new picnic shelter through a
much needed rainstorm!
An additional 30 people or so
turned out to help thank them
for our wonderful new park.
Not only does the park help
retain a sense of our tranquil
community character, but it
actually adds to our quality of
life--bringing joy to children as
well as we adults. Thank you
Mr. Dudley (our county
engineer) for the park design
and for saving the old fruit trees
within it. I hope you enjoyed
the pear nut bread made from
the sand pears picked by
children playing in the park.
Inez Cruce...thank you for
the wonderful cake and
cupcakes enjoyed at the
dedication. We know the effort
you put into them and so
appreciate the creativity and
work. Thanks to Alisa for
bringing the cups, tea, etc. from
Rocky's Shady Grove Store and
to whomever made the
brownies--delish! Miss Florrie
you deserve the warmest of
"thank you's" for planning and
seeing that the dedication came
to be...even in the rain.
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By Deborah Sheffield
Mr. Parker, your opening
words touched me so; but as I
talked to others, I learned that
many of us hope with you that
"we never reach a point where
we think only of what is
necessary" in our
communities...that we also
focus on what adds to our
"quality of living." As you told
us all, "this park was not a
necessity but one of those
things that adds to our quality
of life."--Thank you, sir.
As I sat listening, I thought
of my cousin Sammy Tedder's
favorite Andy Griffith Show
episode...A movie maker
comes to Mayberry and
everyone gets caught up in the
mayhem. The mayor and
commission decide to cut down
the tree in the town square as
they think it is an emblem of
backwardness. Rather than be
their natural selves, they all buy
new store-bought clothes,
trying to impress the movie
man. Just as they are about to
destroy the tree, the director
stops them. He asks, "What
happened to you all!?" The tree
and the natural character of the
community of Mayberry was
the inspiration from the very
beginning! Of course in the
show, the tree was saved and
the mayor ordered everyone
back to their ordinary selves.
Thank you Mr. Parker, and
others, for adding to the beauty
of Shady Grove. Holding onto
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our quaint country character
and all that it entails is in no
way a sign of backwardness.
Sure, we need lots of
inventions we enjoy in our
lives--and many of them add to
our joy in living. But, when the
motto becomes "he who has the
most toys...wins" then we
become like the Mayor of
Mayberry--misguided as to
what "progress" truly means.
Joy in living, love and a better
quality of life is a true measure
of progress, is it not? Let's all
work together to keep our park
nice, clean, and safe for all for
us and for future generations of
Shady Grove. And as those
visionaries who wrote the
County Comprehensive Vision
Plan 2060, let us all recognize
and keep what is good about
our little rural community.
I have one more "thank you"
to send: Wade Cruce and his
family came to my aid with just
one phone call. It is this kind of
neighborly country kindness
you don't find in the neon lights
of large cities that are
"prosperous and advanced"!
Sammie and Riley--thank you
for the precious hugs!
The parade committee is
digging in and hard at work.
We had another meeting this
Monday and it is not too late to
participate in our Dec. 18th
Christmas Parade with a float
or just helping in other ways--
Please contact Florrie
Burroughs or Dea Perkins.
Here is the wonderful
Broccoli Salad Recipe from
Sandy Tedder who is married to
Sammy Tedder. A nice salad to
add to the Thanksgiving table:
About 5 cups of broccoli
tops (you can steam slightly,
but they're good raw, too)
1/3 c. chopped red onion
(chopped fine, but optional)
1/2 c. roasted, salted
1/2 to 1. c. golden raisins (or
sweetened dried cranberries)
1/2 to 3/4 c. bacon (cooked
until crispy and then crumbled)
1 small can mandarin
oranges (sometimes I use two
cans of mandarin oranges)
1 c. mayonnaise
1/3 c. sugar
1/3 c. apple cider vinegar
Mix in a jar and shake well,
or beat with a beater, until it is
homogenized. (You can use
bottled salad dressing, coleslaw
dressing, Vidalia onion
dressing, poppy seed dressing.)
Mix everything except
Mandarin oranges. Stir in the
dressing until everything is
At the end, mix in oranges,
but don't stir too much after
oranges are added because they
break up. Refrigerate 2 to 4
hours, if possible, so flavors
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A Season of Thanksgiving
Pray prayers of thanksgiving
"/ and praise, and be thankful for
the privileges we enjoy.
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thanks unto the Lord. Share
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with others. Happy
Johnny Leonard Mayo. Interment followed at
Hewitt Sr. Airline Cemetery in Mayo. The
family received friends on
Johnny Leonard Hewitt Sr, Saturday, Nov. 20, from 6 to 8
69, died Nov. 18, 2010, in p.m..
Gainesville. Beggs Funeral Home was in
A native and lifelong resident charge of arrangements.
of Mayo, he was the son of the
late Leonard Fenton and Mary Johnnie Lee Pigford
Almam u Parker Hewitt. A Johnnie Lee Pigford, 84, died
graduate of Lafayette High Nov. 15, 2010, in Perry.
School (Class of 1959), he A native of Carbur, he was a
worked for Sportcraft for 30 member of New Mount Zion
years in sales and marketing Missionary Baptist Church and
and later served as a former employee of Procter
CEO/president of the company. and Gamble. He also served in
He was member of New
He was member of New the United States Army.
Hope Baptist Church, where he Survivors include: his wife,
served as a Deacon for 38 years Annie Louise Pigford; eight
and chairman of the Deacon
sons, Jackie Pigford, Bobby
Board. He was a cattle farmer, Pigford, Dale Pigford and
member of the Jaycees, charter Kyron Pigford, all of Perry,
member of Kiwanis Donnie Pigford of Jacksonville,
International, and owner of S Vernon Bishop of Tallahassee,
& H Outdoor Building Supply Derek Allen of Naples and
in Mayo since 1985. Jessie Woodfaulk of Ft. Myers;
Survivors include: his wife five daughters, Jo-Ann Brooks,
of 49 years, Mary Jane Hewitt Debra Allen and Jackelyn
of Mayo; one son, Johnny Pigford, all of Perry, Diane
Leonard "Lee" of Mayo; two Gilliam of Philadelphia, Pa.,
daughters, Marsha Hewitt and and Judith Linnen of
Lisa Hunt, both of Mayo; one Georgetown S.C.; and a host of
brother, Arthur Fletcher of grandchildren, great-
Mayo; one sister, Mary Frances grandchildren and great, great
Vestal of Ocala; two grandchildren.
grandchildren; one great- Funeral services will be held
grandchild; and a host of nieces Saturday, Nov. 27. at 12 p.m. at
and nephews. Mount Olive Missionary
Funeral services were held Baptist church in Perry.
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George Frank Hillhouse, 63,
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Bom in Jasper to Frank Jesse
and Eloise Padgett Hillhouse,
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Perry. He was a welder and
retired from the maintenance
department of Martin
Mr. Hillhouse was a U. S.
Marine, a member of the Purple
Heart Association and the
National Rifle Association.
He was preceded in death by
a sister, Ruth Gray.
Survivors include: his wife,
Gail Hillhouse of Perry; two
daughters, Kimberly Skinner of
Perry and Tori Hillhouse
Walker of Perry; one brother,
Kenneth Hillhouse Perry; and
Funeral services will be held
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Our prayers of love, comfort
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Helen Smith and Leola Glenn
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A-7 Taco Times November24,2010
'Dogs advance to second round of playoffs
Defense scores big in 41-13 victory
and timing, which allowed
our pass rushers to get to their
QB," Bulldogs' Head Coach
Shane Boggs said. "And, despite
playing so many people out of
the box, we still did not allow
them to gash us in the run game.
"That first half was arguably
the best defense we have played
in the two years we've been
here. We had a whole bunch of
guys contributing. Our defensive
staff--Coach Price (Defensive
Coordinator), Coach Jimmy
Blair (outside linebackers),
Coach Ed Harvey (Defensive
Line) and Coach David Gray
(Defensive Backs)--had an
awesome game plan and deserve
a lot of credit. We did some
things that they haven't seen
before and it really affected
Taylor Stats Ft. Walton
14 First Downs 13
35/203 Rushes/Yards 23/79
6/11/0 Comp./Passes/Int. 18/36/4
77 Pass Yards 241
283 Total Offense 320
(3 TDs) Return Yards 50
3/27.3 Punts/Avg. 2/31
1/0 Fumbles/Lost 2/1
5/38 Penalties/Yds 12/83
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Od UR ks.k;,INA
BY AARON PORTWOOD
Keyed by three defensive
scores in a 27-0 second quarter
rout, the Taylor County Bulldogs
raced out to a dominating 34-0
halftime lead and easily defeated
the Walton County Braves, 41-
13 in front of a raucous Dorsett
Stadium crowd Friday night in
Decked out in new special-
occasion all-black uniforms, the
undefeated (11-0) Bulldogs lit
up their brand-new scoreboard
(donated by local pediatrician Dr.
Ron Emerick) with an awesome
defensive display that destroyed
the pass-happy Braves with
three "pick-six" touchdowns in
the second quarter alone.
Senior defensive back James
Houston picked off two passes
and took them a combined 47 them," Boggs said. line
yards to the house in a span The Bulldogs' suffocating prote
of just 1:12 to highlight the defense and furious pass rush the :
electrifying second quarter romp was the key to the victory, chan
that led to a running clock for the although Miller (17 of 35 for 222 said.
entire fourth quarter, yards, 1 TD, 4 interceptions) and "J(
The suffocating Dog defense the Braves did manage to pass of a
was the difference in the for 241 yards, blocl
Bulldogs' Class 2B playoff Junior cornerback Jalen comic
victory over the 7-4 Braves, as Jackson got the defensive on th
Walton managed only 7 offensive party started with a 26-yard disci
plays (and no first downs) in the interception return for a bette
first quarter and turned the ball touchdown early in the second Hous
over on four straight possessions quarter to put Taylor County up great
in the second quarter. 13-0. a coi
The only time the Braves Wesley Brandon recovered blocE
started a drive outside of their a fumble stripped loose by up bi
own 20 in the first half was when Adam Miller on the next drive, us tc
Walton blocked a punt and took and KJ Johnson capped the Bogg
over on the Taylor County 46. 'Dog defense's "pick-fest" by Frn
But, Taylor County's defense intercepting a batted ball to start Went
held and forced a punt just 3 the third quarter, passi
plays later. DeFuniak Springs Walton as the
Defensive Coordinator came into the game with one subst
Steve Price's defense forced of the top passing attacks in defer
5 turnovers (4 interceptions, 1 the state, but were forced to Te
fumble) and stifled Walton's temporarily abandon their on b
vaunted passing attack (2,939 aerial attack after the third first
passing yards on the season) that Bulldog interception return for a carry
came into the game leading all touchdown, as Walton's coaches plays
Class 2B teams in the state in decided it was safer to run the lock-
pass attempts, while averaging ball on five straight plays to end frustr
275 passing yards and 33.5 the first half trailing 34-0., passi
points per game. By the time Walton's highly- "A
"I am extremely proud of our touted gun-slinging senior QB played
entire defense. Our defensive Liam Miller (who broke the secoi
backs disrupted their routes 6,000-yard career passing mark Jalen
Blount has another
performance versus 49ers
Perry's LeGarrette Blount Blount took a handoff, broke
was the workhorse for Tampa one tackle then hurdled safety
Bay Sunday as the Bucs shutout Reggie Smith for a 16-yard
San Francisco 21-0. gain that set up Josh Freeman's
The big running back carried 8-yard touchdown pass to Mike
the ball 26 times for 82 yards Williams to put the Bucs up 14-
to lead the Buccaneer ground 0.
game. Tampa Bay (7-3) is one of the
Late in the third quarter, surprise teams this season in the
AF .$ gy
NFL and remains in contention
for a playoff berth.
Despite not playing in the
Bucs' first two games, Blount is
the team's leading rusher for the
season with 441 yards on 101
attempts, averaging 4.4 yards
per carry. He has scored four
touchdowns this season.
ng the game) managed to run
ball into the endzone with
left in the third quarter, the
e was out of reach with the
ie Braves recovered the
de kick, but Will Tuten and
son came up big on a fourth-
n stop and four plays later
-up sophomore running
Jacques Freeman (6 carries,
ards, 1 TD) scampered into
endzone from 18 yards out
he final play of the third
ter to trigger a running clock
ie Bulldogs had a 35-point
nior QB Eli Grambling (9
es,30 yards) scored Taylor's
other offensive touchdowns,
hiding a 10-yard run on the
ing series of the game and
yard run in the one-sided
nd quarter blow-out.
while Grambling attempted
one pass in the game,
)r QB William Wentworth
pleted 5 of 9 passes for 69
s, including 3 for 64 yards
nior wide receiver James
nior running back Tony
son left the game in the
quarter with a toe injury,
still managed to pick up
yards on just 16 carries, as
Bulldog offense executed
option running game to
actionn behind a dominating
romance by the offensive
ve did not turn the ball over
we were able to run the
against the best defensive
we've faced all year. If we
:ct the football and establish
running game, I like our
ces in the playoffs," Boggs
rsh Wells did one heck
job snapping the ball and
king the best (Division 1
mitment) defensive player
he field. Tony ran with great
pline and had one of his
r games this season. James
ston blocked well and did a
job on defense after he had
uple of drops and a missed
k early. Jalen Jackson came
.g and made a great play for
Start the second quarter,"
eshman QB Daniel
worth (1 for 1, 8 yards
ng) finished up the game
e Bulldogs made wholesale
itutions on both offense and
vin Jones was instrumental
oth sides of the ball in his
game back from injury,
*ing the ball twice on sweep
; for 19 yards and providing
down coverage that
rated Miller and the Braves'
11 of our defensive players
:d extremely well. Our
Jackson, Tevin Jones, Issac
Nelson and Chad Hill--really did
a great job," Coach Steve Price
The Bulldog defensive backs
blanketed the Walton receivers
all night by mixing up man and
zone coverages. When they
weren't tightly covering the
Braves' 5 wide receivers, they
were knocking them off their
routes at the line of scrimmage,
which obviously confused and
thwarted Miller, who came into
the game completing 188 of 347
passes for 2,633 yards with 29
TDs and only 11 interceptions
on the season.
The Dog defense forced the
Braves to try and run the ball,
but KJ Johnson, Raydon Parker,
Wesley Brandon, Braswell,
William McNutt, Justin Becerra
and Adam Miller helped hold
Walton to just 79 yards on 23
"Becerra has played very well
for a long time, but he did a great
job and had two sacks against
Walton. KJ had the interception
and created a lot of havoc inside,
while McNutt had another solid
game and Adam Miller did a
great job providing a pass rush
outside, pressuring the QB and
causing a fumble," Price added.
Walton out-gained the
Bulldogs 320-283, but most of
the damage was done after the
Bulldogs held the Braves to just
81 total yards (43 passing, 38
rushing) and 3 first downs in the
Jackson had 12 carries for 98
yards in the first half alone, as
the Bulldogs executed their read
option rushing attack flawlessly
to gain 134 yards and 2 TDs
on 22 carries in the first two
The Bulldogs threw the ball
just 5 times in the first half,
completing only 1, but had
another completion called back
due to a penalty and a deep
sideline bomb from Grambling
dropped by J; Jackson, who
made up for it on the next series
when he picked off a pass.
W. Wentworth opened the
second half with an impressive
drive that saw him complete
four straight passes for 68 yards
before the Bulldogs opted to
go for it on 4th and 7 from the
Walton 10-yard line.
Wentworth's perfect pass to
Strawter fell incomplete when
Strawter slipped coming out of
a great move on an inside-out
route in the endzone.
Several players had trouble
keeping their footing as the
Dorsett Stadium turf appeared
worn from heavy action by
recent football and soccer games.
Thirteen different Bulldogs
got in on the scoring, carried
the ball, threw, caught or picked
off passes, including freshman
Chance Rodgers, junior Styles
Gibson (8-yard catch) and senior
Hunter Barfield (2 catches, 5
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Boys basketball team
plans yard sale Dec. 4
The Taylor County High
boys basketball team will be
sponsoring the ultimate yard
sale on Saturday, Dec. 4, from
8 a.m. until noon in the TCHS
Spaces are $25 each for
individuals and $35 for
businesses. Participants may
keep all monies from sales
while funds from the space rent
will benefit the basketball team.
For more information or to
reserve a space, contact Sondra
Shaw at (850) 591-1850 or 584-
3-point tournament will benefit
TCHS girls basketball program
Tampa Bay Buccaneer running back LeGarrette Blount breaks loose for a 1 2-yard
gain and a first down during Sunday's game against the San Fransisco 49ers. Blount
ran for 82 total yards in the game. (Photo courtesy of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
The Taylor County High
School girls basketball program
and Coach Reggie Wentworth
will have a 3-point shootout
tournament at the TCHS
Gym on Thursday, Dec. 2, at
Proceeds from the tournament
will help support the Lady
'Dogs basketball team.
"I have heard that there are
some really good shooters in
this area, and 1 am challenging
them all to come out for a good
time and help us raise money for
our girls' program," Wentworth
The entry fee is $10 per person
and there will be cash prizes for
Ist, 2nd and 3rd places.
Participants' names will be
placed in a box and drawn two
at a time. Each person will have
1 minute to shoot 10 shots. The
winners will advance until a
champion is determined.
"I really want to see some
of our former players, both
men and women, come out and
show us that they still have it.
Our goal is to have at least
.100 competitors," Wentworth
The concession stand
will be open throughout the
For more information, contact
Coach Wentworth at Taylor
County High School.
Top photo: Taylor County High senior linebacker Wesley Brandon (5) jars a ball
loose from a Walton receiver during action last week. Bottom photo: Bulldog running
back Tony Jackson (1) breaks loose on another run.
-A-8 TaCO Times November 24, 2010
'Dogs will host Pensacola Catholic Friday
Continued from page 7
On the opening drive of the
game, the Bulldogs' offensive
line (and great-blocking
receivers) bulldozed their way
down the field -- allowing Tony
Jackson, Tevin Jones and Eli
Grambling to execute the option
attack perfectly -- on an 8-play,
83-yard scoring drive capped by
Grambling's 10-yard TD run.
A fumble on a kickoff return
reverse forced the Braves to
start from their own 5, and the
Bulldog defense forced a punt
in just three plays, as Wesley
Brandon made a big hit to break
up a pass and Houston knocked
down another pass.
Tony Jackson appeared to
score on a perfectly-executed
bubble screen pass play he took
41 yards for a touchdown, but
the play was called back on an
offsides penalty against Walton.
Walton blocked Daniel
Wentworth's first punt and had
great field position at the Taylor
46, but the Bulldog defense
came up big again and forced
Penalties and a big dropped
pass forced another Bulldog
punt at the end of the first quarter
before the Bulldog defense went
on a scoring spree.
Becerra rattled Miller with a
9-yard sack on the second play
of the second quarter and J.
Jackson picked off a pass and
returned it 26 yards for a TD two
plays later to give Taylor a 13-0
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A block in the back penalty
on the kickoff return forced the
Braves to begin from their own
6 and Miller picked up a first
down with several short passes
before J. Jackson almost picked
off another pass and Brandon
recovered a fumble.
Jackson picked up 28 yards
on four carries thanks to blocks
by Chad Hill, Justin McGuire,
Brandon Jones and Houston,
before Grambling followed
Aaron Crews, Blaine Brenner
and Josh Wells into the endzone
for a 3-yard TD with 4:27 left in
the half to give the Bulldogs a
Walton started on their own 3
after a personal foul penalty on
the kickoff, and Hill and Johnson
stuffed a first-down pass for just
a 2-yard gain before Houston
picked off Miller's second down
pass at the 16 and high-stepped
into the endzone untouched for a
27-0 Bulldogs lead.
Starting from their own 15,
Walton's hole got deeper when
J. Jackson pounded a receiver on
an incompletion and Braswell
and Miller stopped a run after
just 5 yards. Houston intercepted
a third down pass at the 31 and
raced into the endzone for his
second touchdown and a 34-0
The Bulldogs did suffer
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Justin McGuire limped off the
field with an ankle injury just
three plays before Jackson went
to the sideline early in the third
However, Aaron Crews,
Blaine Brenner, Josh Wells,
Brandon Jones and Jesse
Braswell picked up the slack and
paved the way for Freeman to
ice the game with the final TI)
late in the third quarter.
The 'Dogs will host Pensacola
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for membership at BCFCU.
Call one of our loan officers for an appointment.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUB
OF NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA
The Boys & Girls Club
of North Central Florida has openings
for children 6-18
in our 21st Century Community
Learning Centers Programs
We provide free after-school care while
focusing on educational needs of children.
For more information please contact the Unit
Director at either of the Units listed below.
Veteran's Park Unit: 584-8448
Jerkins Unit 584-2611
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1825 S. Jefferson St. (850) 223-7100
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New ideas for community education
courses? Tell NFCC what you think...
The North Florida classes, music or art
Department is now planning its
Spring 2011 schedule (Jan.-
May 2011) and is looking for
talented community members
that have specific programs or
talents to share with the public
through short-term community
Class lengths can range from
one session to multiple sessions
depending on the subject or
Topics can include fitness
instruction, hobby or craft
based instruction, personal
enrichment courses, health
classes or a variety of other
topics--and as always
"new ideas for courses are
Class fees are charged on a
course by course basis.
An instructor's pay for
teaching a course is based on
course fees and enrollment and
varies from class to class.
NFCC also seeks community
education instructors who can
offer classes free of charge to
the public when possible. So let
NFCC know if you have a
community education course to
To be included in the Spring
2011 Community Education
schedule (January-May 2011),
please submit an application to
NFCC Community Education
Coordinator Denise Bell by
Monday, Dec. 6. For additional
information, contact Bell at
Dec. 3 is registration deadline for
NFCC patient care tech program
Capital City Bank saluted dozens of hometown heroes during a special reception
Nov. 10. Local Bank President Debbie Bassett thanked those who share their time
and talent through volunteering. (Top photo) Bassett thanks Taylor County Special
Olympics volunteer Ricky Boland. Also sharing the volunteer spotlight were
(bottom photo, left to right) Connie Lee and Peggy Sisk from Our Father's
The Patient Care Technician
(PCT) program at North
Florida Community College is
accepting applications for
Spring Term 2010 classes
beginning Jan. 5. Now is the
time to enroll and take care of
application, testing and
requirements. The deadline to
apply is Dec. 3.
NFCC's patient care
technician program prepares
students to provide direct
patient care in a variety of
health care environments.
While working under the
supervision of a registered
nurse, patient care technicians
often have more contact with
patients than any other
healthcare team member.
Students receive additional
training as assistants in the care
of the elderly, physical and
respiratory therapy and may
'also receive additional training
in performance of
Most PCT's seek
certification as a certified
nursing assistant (CNA).
Graduates may also apply to
take a national certification
examination to become
certified patient care
In order to be considered for
admission into NFCC's PCT
program, individuals must have
a high school diploma or GED
and be at least 18 years old.
Students are required to
complete the Test of Adult
Basic Education (TABE) prior
to making application to enter
the program. The TABE is
given regularly at the NFCC
campus and may be scheduled
by calling (850) 973-9451.
Allied Health staff and
faculty are available to help
prospective students through
the enrollment process; contact
Melody Dean, (850) 973-1662
or DeanM@nfcc.edu or Shirley
Haynes, (850) 973-9498 or
More details about the
program and entrance
requirements are also available
online at www.nfcc.edu.
Financial aid and scholarships
may be available to qualified
Taylor County Elementary School celebrated National Young Reader's Day by hosting a cast of celebrity
readers who shared stories with students. Pizza Hut and the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress
established National Young Reader's Day to remind Americans of the joys and importance of reading for young
people. Schools, libraries, families and communities nationwide use this day to celebrate youths reading in a
variety of creative and educational ways. TCES celebrity readers included Superintendent of Schools Paul Dyal;
School Board Chairwoman Brenda Carlton; Director of
iInstruction Jan Walker; and Clyde Cruce,
Organizational consultant. During this event readers
spotlighted the importance of reading and their
personal love of reading.
AARP: last Wed., 10 a.m. at Perry
Kiwanis Club: Wednesdays,
noon, Joyce's Main Street Cafe,
MainStreet Perry: fourth Tuesday,
5:30 p.m., Perry Historic Station.
NAACP: first Sunday, 5 p.m., at
Jerkins Community Center.
Optimist Club: Thursday, noon at
Joyce's Main Street Cafe, downtown
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
Taylor County Leadership
Council: second and fourth Friday, 7
p.m., Jerkins Community Center.
Vogue XIII: first Mon., 7:30 p.m.
Airport Advisory Committee:
fourth Wednesday, 12 noon, Perry-
Chamber of Commerce: second
Thurs., 8 a.m., chamber board
City Council: second and fourth
Tues., at 6:30 p.m.
County Commission: first Mon.
and third Tues. at 6 p.m., courthouse
annex; workshop, fourth Tues.,
Juvenile Justice Council: third
Thurs., 9 a.m., at Juvenile
Justice Office, 1719 South Jefferson
Planning Board: first Thurs.,
6 p.m. Courthouse annex (old post
Social Security: representatives,
second Tues., 8:30 a.m. to noon,
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., 6 p.m.
Taylor Coastal Water and Sewer:
fourth Tuesday at 18820 Beach Road,
Taylor Soil & Water Conservation
District Board: fourth Monday,
7 p.m., Foley Airport terminal
conference room. Call 584-4329 for
Tourism Development Council:
second Wed., 5 p.m., Chamber of
Big Bend Republican Women's
Network: second Monday at 5:30
p.m., 502 W. Green St. E-mail:
Business Network International
(B.N.I): every Tuesday, 7:30-9 a.m.,
Hampton Inn. Visitors welcome.
Diabetes classes every Tuesday,
3 p.m., Doctors' Memorial Hospital.
.FAMU Alumni Chapter: second
Monday, 7 p.m., Jerkins Community
Girl Scouts Service Unit: first
Tuesday, 7 p.m., Scout Hut.
Helping Hands of the Shelter:
every Tuesday, 6 p.m., Chamber of
Historical Society: open Thursday
afternoons, 1-5 p.m.
Home Educators League of
Perry: Forest Capital Hall. Call
584-6866 or visit on-line
La Leche League International:
second Wed., 10:30 a.m., Taylor
County Public Library.
Mothers of Pre-Schoolers: first
and third Fridays. Call 584-3826.
Muskogee Creek Indian Nation:
second and fourth Sat., 7 p.m. Tribal
grounds, Lyman Hendry Road.
Muskogee Creek Indian Tribe:
first Saturday, Oak Hill Village on
Woods Creek Road.
National Wild Turkey Federation
(Yellow Pine Drummers): holds open
monthly meeting on first Thursday,
Golden Corral, 7 p.m. Call 584-9185.
Order of Confederate Rose
Chapter 8: meets every fourth
Thursday. Please call 838-2045.
Perry Parrothead Club: meets the
second and fourth Wednesday, 6:30
p.m. Call 843-1469 for location.
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
Taylor Coastal Communities
Association: second Tuesday,
6 p.m., at the district building on
Taylor County Amateur Radio
Club: first Monday, 7 p.m., Division of
Forestry office, 618 Plantation Road.
Taylor County Brotherhood:
meets on Mondays, 7 p.m., at New
Brooklyn; every 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
building. Society's museum is open
every Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
Taylor County Horseman's
Association Horse Show: second
Fri., Club Roping, 6:30 p.m.; second
Sat., speed events, 11 a.m.; last Sat.,
roping, 6 p.m. Arena is located on
Taylor County Quilters: Tuesdays,
10 a.m. to noon, public library.
Taylor County Reef & Research
Team: second Thurs., 7 p.m., Forest
Taylor County Senior Center:
Executive Board of Directors meeting,
every third Thursday.
Taylor County United: second
Mon., 7 p.m., Evangel Christian
Fellowship (1454 Courtney Road).
Whole Child Taylor-Shared
Service Network: fourth Mon., 9
a.m., Alton H. Wentworth
Yarn Lovers Circle: first and third
Thursday, 9:30 a.m., Taylor County
AL-ANON: meets every Thursday
at noon, St. James Episcopal
Alcoholics Anonymous: Monday,
7 p.m. and Thursday, 7 p.m. at the
Serenity House, 1824 N. Jefferson St.
Big Bend Hospice Advisory
Council: fourth Tuesday at 1 p.m., Big
Bend Hospice office (107 E. Green).
Celebrate Recovery: a non-
recovery ministry meets Thursdays at
6 p.m., in the First Baptist Church
Youth Center (old Citizens Bank
Narcotics Anonymous: Sun.,
Tues., Wed., Fri., 7 p.m.; Sat., 12 and
7 p.m. Catholic Church of the
Immaculate Conception (Parish
Center), 2750 S. Byron Butler Pkwy.
For questions, call: (877) 340-5096.
Perry Winners Group of
Alcoholics Anonymous: Friday,
8 p.m.; Heritage House, 317 N.
Reformers Unanimous: every
Friday, 7 p.m., at Charity Baptist
Church, 580 E. Highway 27.
The Way: (faith-based 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. Call 672-0626.
AMVETS Post 20: third Tuesday,
7 p.m., at 671 Charles Hendry
American Legion Post #291:
second Saturday, 10 a.m.
American Legion Post #96: first
Tues., 7 p.m., American Legion Hall,
Sons of Confederate Veterans:
fourth Thursday at North Orange
Street. Call 584-5725 or 838-2045.
VFW Post #9225: second
Tuesday, 7 p.m. (American Legion
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November 24, 2010
'The 68th annualfThankgiving (Dinner at First VnitedMethodist Church
was heldon Veterans Day this year. Seven hundreddinners were servedat
Glenda Hamby (left) and Catharin Norman with the
Guild's riaht hand man. Jim Glascoe.
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(From left) Rusty Whitfill, Jim Glascoe, Tish Whitfill, June Evans and Joanne Glascoe.
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surely giving thanks...
Several weeks ago, in this
space, we made a plea for used
instruments for students at Taylor
County Middle School on behalf
of Heather Whorton, the school's
Today, we gleefully present
evidence of this community's
unending benevolence. Whorton
was contacted by Ruth E.
Sheppard who has made a
donation of $1,125.91 to the
school's music program in
memory of her husband, Harry
E. Sheppard. "This donation is
being made in lieu of flowers for
his memorial service on July 17,"
"Harry was a wonderful guitarist,
having played at several churches
in this area, as well as the Senior
Citizens Center and every Sunday
morning at Community Church
of Perry. This reflects his love of
music and wanting to help youth
further their interest in music."
In this season of Thanksgiving,
we pay tribute to those who give
generously so that others can
experience that extravagance.
It makes the music all the
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include a talent show, train rides
and a bounce house. There will
even be a live nativity scene for
everyone to see.
Snowfest is a not-for-profit
event for the children of Taylor
County. With the tough times
around our country, each
Christmas season presents an
opportunity to spread love,
cheer and goodwill throughout
our little part of the world.
The hope is that our
community will come together
once again to make this possible
for the kids. Thanks to local
businesses and individual
donors, Main Street has been
able to bring Snowfest to Perry
for the past three years and
we are hoping for the same
generosity that was received
Let's keep this wonderful
Christmas tradition alive in
Taylor County. Please contact
Main Street at 223-2727 to
make a donation.
I hope to see everyone on the
square Friday, Dec. 3, from 6-9
Main Street Perry
I am not a member of the First United
Methodist Church of Perry.
But I'm there at least one Thursday
night of each year, prior to Thanksgiving.
And I'm in line alongside friends and
neighbors from many churches in the
That Thursday night would be the
one in which the Guild Circle presents
its Thanksgiving Dinner. For this
event, they need traffic control.and
they have it.
It would be difficult to name the
Methodists who aren't involved in this
production, in some manner. There
are 30 members of the Guild Circle,
according to Catharin Norman, who
first served as finance treasurer and
now acts as coordinator. All of those
30 are directly involved but they are
entitled to recruit. And recruit, they
"We had men in the kitchen helping
us every day this year," said Norman,
adding that others assist by waiting
tables, handling take-outs and parking
cars. "The Guild organizes the
Thanksgiving Dinner but it's a church-
wide project--we couldn't do it without
them," she added.
Since 2008, Glenda Hambyhas beenin
charge of the project. She and Norman
fully agree that organization is critical
for a Thanksgiving Dinner of this
proportion. "But we must pay tribute
to Jim Glascoe," said Hamby. "He truly
is the Guild's right hand man."
This year marked the 68th anniversary
of the Thanksgiving Dinner. While
the church celebrated its presence
in Taylor County for 140 years, its
members served 700 Thanksgiving
dinners. Some years, the dinner count
has neared 1000.
All the numbers are impressive.
"It hasn't always been this big,"
Norman explained, "but since we've
had the facilities to handle the
crowd--for about the past 25 years--it's
The first year or two, said Norman,
about 125 dinners were served. Three
ladies made the whole dinner possible:
Lula Stephens, Mary Whitfield and
Nettie Reddick, mother to Catharin
"Those three cooked the turkeys and
dressing, and our custodian did the
green beans, the tea and the coffee."
Another name which remains prominent
in the history of the Thanksgiving
feast is that of "Mrs. (Mamie) Fouche"
who ran the dining room for the old
Dixie-Taylor Hotel. As the memories
return, Mrs. Norman remembers that
Jane Parker pumpkin pies were bought
for some of the first church dinners,
hailing from the local A&P.
The line for take-out at this annual
dinner is one of only a few that I don't
mind standing in. It moves steadily but
still allows time for visiting. If there's
somebody you haven't seen in a while,
you'll probably find them there.
One year, I saw my daughter's third
grade teacher. Even though we had
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By SUSAN H. LINCOLN
lived in the same small town for six
years since our "year together," our
paths never seemed to cross.
I have seen friends from Shady Grove.
This year, I saw veterans from the
earlier Veterans Day ceremony. I saw
children who have the daughter as their
own third grade teacher.
And, as always, I saw half of my
own church congregation, as well as
Methodists everywlief:'e:J.'' "lKIT ,J&Th
Nobody is angry at the annual
Methodist dinner, or if they are, they're
banished from the public eye. The
kitchen crew always seems to be having
the most fun and they wave with their
plastic gloves as they slap dressing on
"We really have so much fun,"
said Laura Mock. "It's not really like
Typically, harvest decorations set
the mood for the Thanksgiving Dinner.
This year, however, since the event
landed on Nov. 11, tribute was paid
to all the veterans in the community.
Patriotic red, white and blue saluted
the service of many, with uniforms on
display from various branches of the
As the line moves smoothly through
the church facilities, it gives you a
glimpse of a church with a history.
The furniture in the downstairs area
reminds me of church furniture I once
sat upon. Hymnbooks rest near Bibles;
pictures with scriptural importance
hang near posters which point visitors
to take-out or dine-in.
And the United Methodist Church
prepares to feed the hungry.
Well, maybe not the world's starving
masses, but the community-at-large.
And with the proceeds from this
quantum event, they do help to feed
the world's starving masses and buy
youth scholarships for camp, while
contributing to the church's building
fund, giving to Refuge House and
the Needy School Children's Fund,
donating to the Methodist Children's
Home in Enterprise, Ala., buying tables
and chairs, supporting the church's
food pantry and equipping the church
kitchen....for the next Thanksgiving
Dinner (and all those Wednesday night
suppers in between).
Last year, the creative forces behind
the Thanksgiving Dinner began a
new tradition ensuring that not one
morsel of food was wasted. "Even
though we were exhausted on the day
after the dinner--you know we spend
the whole week at the church making
preparations--we gathered again on
Friday and made soup from the turkey
carcasses," said Hamby. Not just a pot
of soup, mind you, but 85 gallons of
homemade turkey soup for the food
pantry. "We also package any leftover
food and distribute it," she said.
On this week of official, national
thanksgiving, the annual Methodist
Church Thanksgiving Dinner is just one
more thing, for which to be... thankful.
And I am.
MARK MORGAN INC
B-3 Taco Times November 24, 2010
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
Iris Jacobs, 44, 190 W. Folsom
Street, VOP (petit theft), Deputy
Shakir Ni'em Flowers, 19,
1114 Martin Luther King,
warrant (FTA/petit theft), Ptl.
John Henry Compton, 61,
2091 Kinsey Road, sale of
controlled substance, false
imprisonment, Deputy Davis,
Jennifer McNutt, 36, 2286
Watts Road, uttering forged
instrument, grand theft, Ptl.
Betty Kathy Williams, 45, 4683
Woods Creek Road, trafficking in
controlled substance, Det.
Ivan Curtis, 26, 104 El Dorado
Drive, false imprisonment,
aggravated battery, VOP
(burglary), Ptl. Bass, PPD.
Daniel A. Townsend, 22, 1474
Hampton Springs Ave., theft,
VOP (no valid driver's license),
Deputy Burford, TCSO.
John W. Williams, 52, 4683
Woods Creek Road, trafficking in
controlled substance, Det.
Ivan Curtis, 26,104 El Dorado
Drive, false imprisonment,
aggravated battery, VOP
(burglary), Ptl. Bass, PPD.
Cleveland Spradley, 42, grand
theft, cheating, Ptl. Hightower,
Ivonne Serrano, 27,
Brandenton, operating motor
vehicle without valid driver
license, Trooper Ernst, FHP.
Kevin Smith, 40, 14180
Carribean Court, VOP (felony
fleeing, manufacture cannabis),
Deputy Shaw, TCSO.
Charlie C. Wade, 56, 209 Alice
Street, grand theft, .P!tLMurphy,,
Sarah Blue Jackson, 37, 207
W. Church Street, grand theft,
Ptl. Murphy, PPD.
Joshua Cannon, 31, 12564
Spring Warrior Road, grand
theft, burglary, theft, Deputy
Lisa Kirkland, 37, 2575
Williamson Lane, order to revoke
pre-trial release, Deputy
Steven Williams, 46,
Steinhatchee, VOP (burglary of
structure, petit theft), Deputy
Christian Lee Atteberry, 37,
Pasadena, Texas, grand theft,
Ptl. Hightower, PPD.
Cynthia Ann Taylor, 45, 5062
Woods Creek Road, out of
county warrant, Deputy
Christopher David Porter, 22,
882 Roberts Aman Road, animal
cruelty (9 counts), Deputy
Daniel A. Townsend, 22, 1474
Hampton Springs Ave., VOP
(resisting with violence, battery
on law enforcement. officer),
Deputy Burford, TCSO.
Johenna Ray, 35, 146
Dunwood Street, VOP
(disorderly conduct), Deputy
Kimberly Strong, 28, 139 E.
Glenn Street, FTA (false report
to law authorities), Sgt.
John Scott Arnold, 43, 609 E.
Leon Street, battery, Ptl. Geyer,
Ricky Hill Jr., 28, 2319 Golf
Course Road, disorderly
intoxication, Sgt. Deeson,
Kwamaine Tramonte Cook,
18, Gainesville, VOP (carrying a
concealed weapon), Deputy
Roy Robinson, 32, 128 First
Street, uttering forged
instrument, grand theft, Deputy
Fredrick Stringfellow, 38, 5035
Hampton Springs Road,
introduction of contraband, Ptl.
Emmanuel O'Neal, 22, 907 W.
Duval Street, FTA (no fishing
license, grand theft II), VOP
(possession of drug
paraphernalia), Deputy Gunter,
David Palmer, 19, 1205 N.
Cherry Street, VOP (burglary of
a structure), Officer Clover,
Casey L. Deller, 22,
Steinhatchee, VOP (sale of
controlled substance), Deputy
Thomas Britt, 27, 106 El
Dorado Drive, battery,
violation of injunction, Ptl. Cash,
Michael Forbes, 23, 308 W.
Willow Street, sale of cocaine,
Ptl. Hightower, PPD.
John Anthony Baisden, 24,
1005 E. Main Street, VOP
(escape), Officer Thomas, P&P.
Kenneth Lee Knight, 48,
Hattiesburg, Miss., criminal
mischief, Capt. Rice, TCSO.
Eric Lee Petersen, 36,
Steinhatchee, DWLS, Trooper
Beverly R.Thomas, 40, 317 N.
Byron Butler Parkway,
tampering/harassing a witness,
VOP (aggravated stalking), Sgt.
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Blaine Payne, DO is a graduate of Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine,
served her Internship and Family Practice Residency at Westchester General Hospital Miami,
Florida and completed her Geriatric fellowship at Nova Southeastern University.
Dr. Payne is a Florida Native; she grew up in NW Florida in the Pensacola area and has
spent the last 13yrs in South Florida. Moving to Perry gives her the feeling of moving home.
Dr. Payne's Credentials are as follows:
* Board Certified Family Practice
* FL Department of Health-
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
* Certified Geriatrics
* Certified Hyperbaric Medicine
American Osteopathic Association
American College of
Osteopathic Family Physicians
Florida Osteopathic Medical Association
Doctors Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome
Dr. Payne to the DMH Family of physicians
Dr. Payne is scheduled to start seeing patients of all ages
November 1, 2010
DMH Medical Plaza
(formally Nature Coast Eye Care Institute)
555 N Byron Butler Parkway, Perry, Florida 32347
For appointments call 850-223-5402
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Taylor County Tourism
Taylor County Health Dept.
Mitch's Gold & Diamonds
Accent Eye Care Center
Doctors' Memorial Hospital
Ragans Ace Hardware
Martin Electronics, Inc.
Big Top Manufacturing
Tri-County Electric Co-op
Morgan Family Dentistry
Badcock & More Home Furnishing
KING TREE PARADE
Division of Forestry
LITTLE KING & QUEEN
Federal Credit Union
Chamber of Commerce
Pre-K Sandy McDonald
Photos & Frames
Beta Sigma Phi
Taylor Gymnastics, Cheer & Dance
Perry Movie Theatre
Capital City Bank
Optimist Club of Perry
Yarbrough Tire Company, Inc
Taylor Gymnastics, Cheer & Dance
Kiwanis Club of Perry, Inc
Perry Woman's Club
Beggs Funeral Home Perry Chapel
Buckeye Community Federal Credit Union
Jack & Janice Tedder
Perry Auto Supply, Inc.
Michael Lynn, Inc.
BIS Frucon Industrial Services, Inc.
Cline Moore, Attorney at Law
Pinstripes & Polka Dots/Deborah Bryson
Joyce's Main Street Cafe
Mama's Italian Restaurant
Taylor County Sheriff's Office
Special Thank You to:
Windell and Shelby Ezell
TCES 3rd grade students & teachers
Sabrina Lytle & Sharon Hathcock
Photos & Frames
TCHS Prom Committee
Hubert & Sharon Norris
Jeffery & Melissa Lee
Troy & Rebecca Talpas
George & Debra Page
Bill & Mary Wright
Shelton & Elizabeth Davis
Mark & Debra Norris
Kenneth & Dawn Lagle
Jim & Martha Frostick
Johnny M. Brown
Gregory & Annette Tita
Dwight & Sylvia Norris
Benny & Patsy Slaughter
Gary & Joan Brett
City of Perry, Bassett's Dairy, Florida Forest Festival Members, Chairs and Co-Chairs
and the many, many volunteers that helped with each event.
Without you all the festival could not be possible.
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H.B.I. Tuten Logging, Inc.
Van Arum Timber Mgt.
B&S Air, Inc.
The Forestry Company
Timberland Mgmt. & Investments
Great South Timber & Lumber
Foley Timber & Land
M.A. Rigoni, Inc.
Buckeye Nursery, Inc.
Florida Forestry Association
Jowett & Wood, Inc.
T.W. Byrds & Sons, Inc.
Usher Land & Timber
Gilman Building Products
Boland Timber Company
North Floirda Lumber, Inc.
John A. Cruce Jr., Inc.
HEAVY EQUIPMENT DONORS
Live Oak Tractor Company
Lynn's Industrial Welding
Children's Parade & Fun Night
Perry Police Department
Division of Forestry
Helping Hands of the Shelter
Mama's Italian Restaurant
BABY PHOTO CONTEST
Photos, Frames & Trophies
ANTIQUE CAR SHOW
Steve Southerland for Congress
Taylor County Public Library
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November 24, 2010
For the week of Thanksgiving the
deadline for classified ads are Monday
by 5 p.m for the Taco Times and
Wednesday by 10 a.m. for the Perry
Small ads...big deals!
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Huge 5th Annual Chistmas Auction.
Saturday, Nov. 27 at 5:30 p.m. at 1693
SW Mosley Hall Road in Madison. Do
not buy toys, decorations, gift items,
GPS's, cameras, camcorders, name
brand tools, kitchen items, etc until
after the auction. Save Money on your
holiday shopping!! We will be serving a
free dinner to all who register for this
auction and their family between 4:30
and 5:30 or until gone. Do not miss the
auction!! Call 850-973-2959 for more
information. 10% buyers premium. MC,
Visa, Discover, Debit Cards, Checks,
and cash accepted. AU691 Ron Cox.
A 4BR/2BA Jacobsen on 1 acre in Old
Town just minutes from
town. $4000 down $610 per mo. Owner
has financing, call
A 3BR/2BA 2011 Jacobsen home on
your land with office,
fireplace, free furniture, tons of
upgrades for only $375.28
per month. Owner has financing call
Inside and OPEN Glassware
Outside Shops BLACK FRIDAY Antiques
Yard Sale C oollectles
Set-up y a r: Tools
$8 & up Hwy. 19 S. 838-1422 584-7124 Mon-Th Furniture
Garage and tool sale, Saturday from 7
a.m. 4 p.m. at 4701 Woods Creek
Two Dingos Outlet Store. Music CD's,
video games, jewelry and books. Super
low prices. 111 1/2 Green Street.
.Across from the Courthouse. Open
Monday through Friday 10:30 a.m. to
5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m.
to 2 p.m.
One old vet weekly yard sale. Moved 1
1/2 miles south Perry on 19 South
(caution light at campground). Sale
item donations apreciated
Piano and organ for sale at a
reasonable price. Call 850-584-7992
for more information.
Econolodge has the following items for
sale. 10 King mattresses ($50), 6
refrigerators ($50) and 5 t.v.'s ($40).
Please call Alli at 850-584-6231 for
Got Junk Cars, Truck?
I buy Scrap Metals!!
State Certified Scales
Kim and Judy's arts, crafts, and rustic
decor show. 75 Oakland Drive. Nov. 26
and 27, from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Free coffee
and punch. Call 850-223-2136 for more
Long-haired male chihuahua. Pure-
bred. No papers. $500. Call 850-223-
1704 for more information.
Found small, young, black and white
female dog in the Shady Grove area.
Please call 584-5958.
Brand New 3 or 2 bedroom, 2 bath
$35,995.00 Includes delivery, setup,
AC/Heat, steps and skirting. Prestige
Home Centers, Chiefland. Open on
Sunday 12 to 5. 800-477-2492 or 352-
Special 28' wide 3 bdr/2bth $39,995
Includes delivery, setup, AC/Heat,
steps and. skirting. Prestige Home
Centers, Chiefland. Open on Sundays
12 to 5.800-477-2492 or 352-493-2492
Brand new 4 Bdr/2 Bth starting at
$55,995 Prestige Home Centers,
Chiefland. Open on Sundays 12 to 5
800-477-2492 or 352-493-2492.
Used & repo mobile homes. Prestige
Home Centers Chiefland, Open on
Sunday 12 to 5.800-477-2492 or 352-
A 3BR/2BA Jacobsen with deck on 5
acres in Trenton.
Fenced and ready for your horses.
Minutes from Gainesville.
$3900 down $580 per mo. Owner has
financing, call 352-493-9606.
Cozy 1 bedroom fully furnished trailer
for rent in nice quiet area. Utilities and
Satellite TV included. One adult only.
No children and no pets. $140 per week
plus $140 security deposit. Call 584-
2199 for more information.
Room for rent. Includes full use of
house, washer, dryer, cable and
central heat and air. $110 per week, call
Newly remodeled 2 BD/1BA mobile
home with large addition. City utilities,
washer and dryer hookup and central
heat and air. Off of US 98, not in mobile
home park. $475 per month. First, last
and deposit. Call 727-433-4514.
For rent: room with private entrance
and private bath. Call 584-8045.
Steinhatchee Place Resort Furnished
1 and 2 bedroom Condos for Rent.
$600-$700 + utilities. Included in price -
cable, internet and hot tub in
Steinhatchee. Call 1-352-498-7740.
We are temporarily accepting
applications for 1, 2, and 3 BR HC amd
SNon-HC accessible apartments without
regard to income restrictions. HUD
vouchers considered. Office hours are
8:00 5:00 Mon. Thurs. Call 850-584-
5668. 709 W. Church St., Perry, FL
equal opportunity provider, and
Taking applications for homes set up in
Everetts Mobile Home Park. 2BR/1 BA
$375 rent $300 deposit. Water, sewer
and garbage included in rent.; Only
persons with good credit and good
rental history need apply. Apply in
person Monday Wednesday, ask for
Ms. Betty. 584-7094.
Westgate Rooms available for rent.
Refrigerator, microwave, TV w/cable,
AC/Heater. Everything included. $165
weekly, $40 daily, $585 per month. RV
sites $20 daily, $100 weekly, $350
monthly. Tax included. 1627 S. Byron
Butler Pkwy. 850-299-6554.
Rooms available at Skylark Motel
everything included from Monthly $585
(required $45 deposit), $165 weekly or
$40 daily (tax included). 317 N. Byron
Butler Pkwy. 850-672-0973.
Southern Villas of Perry
HUD vouchers accepted. 1 & 2 BR HC
& non-HC accessible apartments.
Office hours are 8:00 to 5:00 Mon.-
Thurs. Call 850-584-8111. TDD/TTY
711.315 Puckett Rd., Perry, FL 32348.
This institution is an equal opportunity
provider, and employer.
For rent one and two bedroom
apartment's. Must have good credit and
references. No pets allowed. Call 850-
584-6666 for more information.
2 to 3 bedrooms units available.Rent
based on income. Special move in
package. On-site laundry. Water/Gas
provided. Close to shopping centers,
City parks, Boys & Girls Club. Public
TDD 711; EHO
For Rent. Very nice 4 BR/ 2 1/2 bath
split level home. 2500 sq. ft. Large utility
room with fenced yard. $850.00 per
month. Call 584-7636 or 371-1462 for
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Taylor County Memorabilia
House for rent. 3 BR/2 bath brick house
on one acre in Glenridge area. City
water and well water for lawn. For more
information, call Martha at 850-584-
For rent. 3 BD/1 1/2 Bath house in the
city. No pets. No smoking. $550 per
month with $600 security deposit.
Background check required. Call 584-.
Unfurnished apartment for rent. Utilities
and water included. $160 a week plus
$240 deposit. Call 850-223-2084 for
Office space for lease. 224 N. Jefferson
Street. Will alter to suit. On-site parking.
Up to 4,000 sq. ft. SAH Properties. Call
One bedroom furnished apartment. All
utilities included (electric, water, sewer,
garbage and cable). No smoking. No
pets. $170 a week or $700 a month.
$150 deposit. Call 850-926-3613.
Beautiful house on corner lot for rent. 3
BD/1 BA, family room, big yard and
gated. $675 rent. $675 deposit. 111
Susan street. Call 850-672-0973.
Above Steinhatchee Falls, and close to
Tennille. Secluded, vintage 1
bedroom/1 bathroom trailer situated on
.45 acres on the upper Steinhatchee
River. Great for hunting, fishing or just
getting away. $29,900. Please call 850-
295-1534 for more information.
For sale by owner; 1 BR/1BA, perfect in-
law home/guest house, on 5.66 acres.
2 out buildings. Asking $115,000. All
reasonable offers considered. Call
Ruby Ellis @ 850-672-2330 for details.
For sale by owner; custom built,
3br/2ba all brick on 2 acres, corner of
Azalea Dr. & Azalea Rd. Asking
$200,000. All reasonable offers
considered. Call Ruby Ellis @ 850-672-
2330 for details.
Pool home for sale by owner. Corner
lots Cherry and High Street, 3
bedroom/i.5 bath, front porch, pool
house, inground 16 x 32 diving pool
with self cleaning polaris equipment
(you add chemicals it cleans), open tool
shed and metal shed. Property is
almost 1/2 acre, has new Lenox heat
and AC unit, new hot water heater. Will
close when buyer wants. Call 584-9455
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.
Lots at fire tower on Keaton Beach Rd..
Frontage on Dennis Howell Rd.
5 acres for $40,000
15 acres for $90,000.
Owner financing. SAH Properties. Call
4 Bedroom/ 2 Bath house for sale in
city limits. Behind Nature Coast Eye
Care Center. Asking $79,000. Call Amy
Cope at Gulf Breeze Real Estate 584-
5101 or 838-9237.
House for sale. 3 BR/2 Bath on 2 acres
in Salem. 20 x 20 building. $80,000.
Call 672-0275 for more information.
Gulf Breeze Real Estate has the
following properties for sale.
*2005 3 BD/2 BA MH on 4 fenced
acres. Large pool, rec room and large
storage area. $109,000. Bring offers,
*1930 handy man home on 80 x 90 lot
in Shady Grove on Hwy 14. New park
next door. List price $50,000. MLS-
*Whitetail Drive in Deerwood at the
beaches. 1987 3 BD/2.5 BA on 2 acres.
Priced to sell, $95,000. MLS-207952.
Call Jeri Perryman at 850-843-2061 or
850-584-5101 for more information.
Small ads ...
... BIG deals!!!!!
WANT TO BUY
Old Taylor County & Jerkins
Old Silver Coins
Old Comic Books
Used Furniture (LR, DR, BR)
time for housekeeping/laundry person /
breakfast / Hostess. Minimum 1 year
experience. Please apply in person. No
phone call, please.
TAYLOR COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY
Full Time Library and information
Services Director = $34,777 $40,310.
Temporary Library Technician = $8.04-
$9.05/hr. Applications and job
description can be obtained from
Career Lab at Perry K-Mart on
Tuesday, Wednesdays or Thursdays
9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.; or Workforce
Position open until filled. Taylor County
Board of County Commissioners is an
EEO, VP, DT, background check
1980 Harley-Davidson FLT 1340cc
Shovel head Full dress AM/FM/CB
14,000 miles. Elderly owned. Couldn't
ride any more. Ran great 10 years ago.
Sitting outside for 8 years (covered for
2 years). A good project bike. $1,625 or
trade for a 4 wheeler. Call 850-843-
2004 Sundance 14ft. Boat and 2009
Yamaha 15 horsepower electric start -
4 stroke trolling motor. Many extras.
$3,500. Call 223-1486.
Seeking individual with commercial
maintenance experience. Must have
ability to repair small appliances, do
plumbing work, plaster repair, and
basic electrical and mechanical work
and be comfortable working with
elderly and persons with disabilities. On
average 24 hours a week. Must be
willing to be on call when needed.
Smaller skilled nursing center. Apply to
Bobby Roberts, Lafayette Health Care
Center, 512 W. Main Street, Mayo, Fl.
Badcock Home Furniture & More has 2
positions. Part-time sales and
showroom work. Setup & Delivery
person must be 21 with good license.
No phone calls Apply in person.
AVON! Call now to get started- earn up
to 40% still only $10 for Start Up Kit!
For appointment call: 850-570-1499
Looking for experienced HVAC
installers and service technicians.
Come by Advanced Refrigeration and
Air Conditioning between 9 A.M. and 4
PM. to receive an application. Must
have valid Florida drivers license.
Refuge House, Inc. is looking to fill the
following two positions: One full time
Advocate and one part time Advocate
to work on the hot line and shelter in
our Perry location. Core duties include
crisis intervention, counseling, and
advocacy to all victims of domestic and
sexual violence living within the
emergency shelter and to victims
calling in on the 24 hour hotline.
Required to update and maintain
hotline and referral sources, screen all
victims for shelter eligibility, call hospital
volunteers, document services in
participant files, provide daily
household needs to residential
participants, and other duties required
of the position. Positions are scheduled
for irregular hours, as this is a 24 hour
program position. Qualifications are a
bachelors degree in human services,
or 2 years of relevant experience or
significant work experience. Refuge is
an equal opportunity employer.
Disability accommodations available.
Call 850-922-6062 extension 1003 or
send e-mail at carons@refuge
house.com for more information.
Refuge House has a full time position
open for a Taylor County Counselor.
The essential functions of this job are
to provide crisis intervention,
counseling, and advocacy to victims of
domestic and sexual violence and
significant others. Organize and
facilitate support groups for victims.
Assist victims through the injunction
process and provide court
accompaniment when possible. Update
and maintain accurate records of
clients served and collect statistics on
services provided. Submit monthly
statistics on time. Complete a monthly
report to include all program
information. Provide community
presentations and professional
training's and plan public awareness
events in April and October. Recruit
and coordinate training for volunteers.
Provide supervision and follow-up to
volunteers. Develop and maintain
cooperative relationships with law
enforcement, victim assistance
programs, health care, and social
service providers. Participate in Task
Force meetings. Participate in a
minimum of 24 hours of annual training.
Attend required meetings. Other duties
as assigned. This position may
occasionally be called upon to work
irregular hours, including occasional
weekend work. The Taylor County
Counselor is a member of the Region 3
Outreach Staff. A Bachelors degree in
human services and 2 years of relevant
experience or significant work
experience. Counseling experience
and familiarity with domestic and
sexual violence issues. Familiarity with
community resources. Computer
literacy with Microsoft Office. Ability to
maintain program and client statistics
and meet statistical reporting
deadlines. Ability and willingness to
work as a team member to meet the
needs of clients, agency, and
Holiday Inn Express
Now accepting applications, part or full
Live free medical call. Every Monday
at 9 p.m. Code 4902302 #. Call 866-
392-3247. Locally, call Don at 838-
JM Handyman Home Repairs, LLC
Pressure washing, painting, concrete,
wood decks, Ceramic tile, laminate
wood available, Mobile Home Repairs,
RV Leak Repairs. 838-6077 or 584-
Tree Service/Stump Grinding
*Tree Trimming/Bucket Truck
*Licensed & Insured Tree Expert
Also, Bobcat Work Done
Root Rake, Grabbler, Front End
Loader for Excavation/ Cleanup,
See ad in phone book page 110.
Seeking employment. Elder care
service. Experienced with a valid
drivers license. References available.
Full or part-time. Call 850-584-3026.
C.F "Jim" Hopkins is offering all
general clean-up including roof debris,
gutters and minor repairs. Licensed.
Senior citizen discounts available. Call
584-4455 for more information.
148 Acres MOL
8 Miles out 98W
Three Rivers Hunt Club
Open Fields, Hardwoods,
Dries in 3-4 Hours Tile Floors ~ Pet Odors
TREE CAPITAL CLEANING
584-CLEAN (584-2532) ..-
!Meet your match.
STaylor County Animal Shelter 838-3525
One-and-half-year old female
black and white Chihuahua,
are needed for
S cats and dogs in
Black Lab/Bulldog mix,
very fun and loving
need. Please call
To call on company convenience stores and private stores.
Help develop new locations.
Must have sales uhilit\; Good dri\ iiin record required.
Dependable and good communication skills.
Transportation furnished. Willing to live in Perry. FL
SSend Resume and income history to:
P.O. Box 1201, Perry, FL 32348
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Taylor Senior Citizens Center, Inc.
(TSCC) helps seniors stay independent
and maintain their quality of life. Our
goal is to enable seniors to remain in
the living situation of their choice, with
the highest possible level of
independence. TSCC provides core in-
home and community-based services
to seniors in Taylor County.
TSCC is seeking a visionary leader
who will use good organization,
administrative and team building skills
to lead the agency into a period of
expansion and growth. Candidates
must have an understanding of and
commitment to enhancing the quality of
life of the seniors who reside in our
service community. A solid
understanding of financial and
budgetary matters is required to fulfill
the position. Additional responsibilities
will include staff training, development,
leadership, management, strategic
planning, image enhancement and
proactive community involvement.
Candidate must possess exemplary
communication skills and knowledge in
organizing and producing fundraisers.
Interested applicants should mail their
Application, Taylor Senior Citizens
800 W. Ash Street
Perry, Florida 32347
Include a cover letter describing your
interest, qualifications and salary
requirements. Deadline for applications
is Mon. Dec. 5th. Applicants will be
screened and interviews granted to a
select number of candidates, TSCC is
an e ortuni e r.
I am available for sitting, cooking,
housecleaning, shopping, doctor
appointments and any additional
needs. Genuine care and compassion
for the elderly. References available.
'Bucket Truck use
*Free Estimates* and *Great Rates*
Call today! 850-838-5923 or 850-838-
Mark A. Moneyhan
Certified Quality Specialist
A to Z Farm and Lawn Service
Land clearing, tree trimming/ removal,
dump truck service, harrowing, bush
hog mowing, rake work, dirt leveling
and complete lawn service. Call 584-
L MOIL HME
N THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD
IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY,
In Re: The Estate of:
DAYNA QUINN McHARGUE,
Case No. 10-715-CP
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR
DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE
You are hereby notified that an Order
of Summary Administration has been
entered In the Estate of DAYNA
QUINN McHARGUE, deceased, File
Number 10-715-CP, by the Circuit
Court for Taylor County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which Is Post Office Box 620, Perry,
Florida 32348; that the decedent's
date of death was September 14,
2010; that the total value of the
estate is less than $75,000.00 and that
the names and addresses of those to
whom It has been assigned by such
JED McHARGUE, 5620 E. Arbuckle
Road, Avon Park, FL 33825
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE
All creditors of the estate of the
decedent and persons having claims
or demands against the estate of the
decedent other than those for whom
provision for full payment was made
In the Order of Summary
Administration must file their claims
with this Court WITHIN THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
The date of first publication of this
notice is: NOVEMBER 24, 2010.
SMITH & SMITH
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, P.A.
MICHAEL S. SMITH
Attorney for Personal Representative
Florida Bar No. 169621
P.O. Drawer 579
Perry, Florida 32348
Telephone: (850) 584-3812
Fax: (850) 584-7148
5620 E. Arbuckle Road
Avon Park, FL 33825
NOTICE OF BOARD
The Big Bend Water Authority
announces that the regular
scheduled Board Meeting for
November and December will be
combined Into one board meeting
on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at
6:00 p.m. There will also be a
workshop relating to the proposed
sewer project before the meeting at
All persons are Invited to attend both
the workshop. and Bp.qrd M.eaftig.t
The meetings will be held at the Big
Bend Water Authority office located
at 1313 1st Ave S.E., Steinhatchee, FL.
You may contact Stephen Hollowell,
at (352) 498-3576 for more
Notice of Application for Tax Deed
Notice is hereby given, that Kenneth
Wise, Sr. and Joann Wise the holder of
the following certificate has filed said
certificate for a tax deed to be Issued
thereon. The certificate number and
year of Issuance, the description of
the property, and the names In which
It was assessed are follows:
Certificate No. 50, Year of Issuance
Description of Property, Parcel No
Commence at the northeast corner
of the NE 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of section
15, T5S, R6E, thence Run South 334.5
feet for a point of beginning, thence
run west 134 feet, thence run south
100 feet, then run east 134 feet,
thence run north 100 feet to the point
of beginning. The property Is being
assessed with a 1955 Travel trailer ID
#1068. There are two other travel
trailer's with no Identification.
Name in which assessed, Wendy L.
Said property being In the the County
of Taylor, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be
redeemed according to law, the
property described Is such certificate
shall be sold to the highest bidder at
the courthouse door on the 13th day
of December, 2010 at 11:00 o'clock
Dated this 10th day of November,
Signature: Annle Mae Murphy
Annie Mae Murphy
Clerk of Circuit Court
Taylor County, Florida
Notice of Public Hearing
Hearing Date: December 7, 2010
Subject of Hearing: Revised Board
Policy, #3.19 Charter Schools
The District School Board of Taylor
County will hold a public hearing on
the above date for approval of said
hearing Item. The public Is invited to
attend to express their
opinions/concerns. The public
hearing will be held at: The
Administrative Complex, School
Board Meeting Room, 318 North Clark
Street, Perry, @6:00p.m.
A copy of this policy may be
obtained from the Superintendent's
Superintendent of Schools
STATE OF FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY
NOTICE OF INTENT TO FIND
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT
DOCKET NO. 10-2-NOI-6201-(A)-(1)
The Department gives notice of its
Intent to find the Amendment to the
Comprehensive Plan for Taylor
County, adopted by Ordinance No.
2010-11 on October 4, 2010, IN
COMPLIANCE, pursuant to Sections
163.3184, 163.3187 and 163.3189, F.S.
The adopted Taylor County
Comprehensive Plan Amendment
and the Department's Objections,
Recommendations and Comments
Report, (if any), are available for
public inspection Monday through
Friday, except for legal holidays,
during normal business hours, at
Office of the County Administrator,
201 East Green Street, Perry, Florida
Any affected person, as defined in
Section 163.3184, F.S., has a right to
petition for an administrative hearing
to challenge the proposed agency
determination that the Amendment
to the Taylor County Comprehensive
Plan Is In Compliance, as defined In
Subsection 163.3184(1), F.S. The
petition must be filed within twenty-
one (21) days after publication of this
notice, and must include all of the
Information and contents described
In Uniform Rule 28-106.201, F.A.C. The
petition must be filed with the
Agency Clerk, Department of
Community Affairs, 2555 Shumard
Oak Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida
32399-2100, and a copy mailed or
delivered to the local government,
Failure to timely file a petition shall
constitute a waiver of any right to
request an administrative
proceeding as a petitioner under
Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F,S. If a
petition is filed, the purpose of the
administrative hearing will be to
present evidence and testimony and
forward a recommended order to
the Department. If.no petition is filed,
this Notice of Intent shall become
final agency action.
If a petition is filed, other affected
persons may petition for leave to
Intervene in the proceeding. A
petition for intervention must be filed
at least twenty (20) days before the
final hearing and must include all of
the Information and contents
described in Uniform Rule 28-106.205,
F.A.C. A petition for leave to
intervene shall be filed at the Division
of Administrative Hearings,
Department of Management
Services, 1230 Apalachee Parkway,
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3060.
Failure to petition to intervene within
the allowed time frame constitutes a
waiver of any right such a person has
to request a hearing under Sections
120.569 and 120.57, F.S., or to
participate in the administrative
After an administrative hearing
petition is timely filed, mediation is
available pursuant to Sub-section
163.3189(3)(a), F.S., to any affected
person who is made a party to the
proceeding by filing that request with
the administrative law judge
assigned by the Division of
Administrative Hearings, The choice
of mediation shall not affect a party's
right to an administrative hearing,
Mike McDaniel, Chief
Office of Comprehensive Planning
Department of Community Affa!f;i Wj
2555 Shumard Oak Boulevard
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2100
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NFCC to offer digital media AS degree this spring
Earlier this month North
Florida Community College
received approval from the
Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools to start a
new Associate in Science degree
in Digital Media/Multimedia
The new program officially
begins with the start of NFCC's
Spring Term in January and is
designed to prepare students
for careers in the artistic side
of digital media design as well
as the actual development
of digital media including
optimized digital images, web-
based printable documents,
HTML and Flash based Web
sites, computer graphics
and interactive computer
Spring classes, beginning
Jan. 5, that can be taken toward
the degree include Computer
Assisted Graphic Design,
Fundamentals of Web Design,
Basic Drawing I, Basic Design I
and Business Communications.
Additional courses will be
offered in the summer and fall
"Students will learn how
to communicate effectively
with multimedia in a digital
world," said Marie Guest,
instructor and chair of the
Department of Social Science.
Business, Education and Digital
Technology at NFCC.
"Students will train on
professional level software
while learning basic artistic
design, computer ethics,
Web page development,
electronic image editing
and optimization, computer
animation, basic photography,
business concepts, and
In addition to the new A.S.
Degree, NFCC is also offering
five embedded college credit
certificates in digital media/
multimedia. The short-term
programs can be completed in
one year or less and are designed
to equip students with a skill set
for immediate employment or
Students can choose from five
different specializations that
include Authoring, Production,
Presentation, or Web
Production. All are included
in the related Associate
in Science Degree in
Technology program and can
be used as building blocks
toward completing the A.S.
Each certificate program is
15 or 18 credit hours comprised
of a nine-credit-hour program
core with additional six or
nine-credit-hours of specialized
coursework. Students interested
in more than one specialization
should consider the A.S. degree
"NFCC is very excited about
the potential opportunities this
new degree and related college
credit certificates will provide
for our current and future
students," said Dr. Sharon
Erle, NFCC dean of academic
"Because this newly
approved degree and related
certificates deal with digitized
multimedia forms such as text,
audio, still images, animation
video and interactivity, it is not
only timely but should be a very
NFCC is currently registering
for its Spring Term 2011 term.
Potential students interested
in beginning the new Digital
Media / Multimedia Technology
program in January should start
the application and enrollment
To apply for admission or
enroll in classes, contact NFCC
Admissions at (850) 973-1622
For additional information
on the new Digital Media
degree and certificate programs,
contact Marie Guest at (850)
973-9458 or guestm@nfcc.
Tree of Remembrance to begin
Friday at Taylor County locations
When you've lost a loved one,
whether recently or years ago,
the holidays can be bittersweet.
"The Big Bend Hospice
Trees of Remembrance are
adorned with gold bows,
porcelain bells and angels, each
bearing a personal handwritten
message that serves as a living
reminder of the enduring
power of love," said Michele
"Donations made go directly
to providing care. comfort and
hope to Big Bend Hospice
patients and their families in
Donations can be made at
the following locations: Capital
City Bank, Doctors' Memorial
Hospital, Taylor Medical Center
and Wachovia Bank. Volunteers
are available to assist at each
site beginning Friday, Nov. 26,
through Dec. 24.
"Please stop by and read
some of the heartfelt messages
attached to each tree, and
consider making a contribution
in honor or memory of a loved
one to support the mission of
Big Bend Hospice," Brantley
For more information, contact
Brantley at 850-566-7491 or
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