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January 12,2011 B 50th Year, No. 2
Progress Energy and Duke
Energy announced Monday
that both companies' boards of
directors have unanimously
approved a definitive merger
agreement to combine the two
companies in a stock-for-stock
, The combined company, to
be called Duke Energy, will be
the country's largest utility,
i approximately $65 billion
in enterprise value and $37
billion in market capitalization;
the country's largest
regulated customer base,
providing service to
approximately 7.1 million
electricc customers in six
Regulated service territories:
forth Carolina, South
Carolina, Florida, Indiana,
fentucky and Ohio;
igawatts of domestic
generating capacity from a
diversified mix of coal,
Nuclear, natural gas, oil and
renewable resources; and
the largest regulated
nuclear fleet in the country.
"Our industry is entering a
building phase where we must
vest in an array of new
technologies to reduce our
environmental footprints and
become more efficient," said
Jim Rogers, chairman,
president and chief executive
Officer of Duke Energy. "By
merging our companies, we
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.Tickets on sale now
for chamber banquet
Tickets are on sale now for the
"annual chamber banquet, which
,will be held Friday, Feb. 25, at the
'Perry Elks Lodge.
i Tickets are $45 per person or
$400 for a table of 10. For more
;information, please contact the
chamber at 584-5366.
Advisory councils meet
Taylor Technical Institute's
School Advisory Council will
nreet Thursday, Jan. 13, at 4 p.m.
1The meeting will be held in the
conference room at the school.
Perry Primary School's
-advisory council will also meet
|n Thursday, at 1 p.m., in the
ity announces holiday
The City of Perry has
announced the following garbage
collection schedule during the
martin Luther King holiday:
*' Monday: City offices will be
closed; Monday customers will
receive service on Tuesday.
Tuesday customers will
receive service on Wednesday.
Regularly scheduled service
on Thursday and Friday.
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Stand-off ends peacefully
A tense and potentially
dangerous stand-off between an
emotionally distressed man and
law enforcement officers
reached a somewhat peaceful
resolution Tuesday morning
shortly before 9.
Initial reports stated that the
man, later identified as Justin
Soroka, 20, had barricaded
himself inside a residence on
Puckett Road and may have
been intending to harm himself
"We were told that there were
guns in the house," Taylor
County Sheriffs Office
(TCSO) Lt. Marty Nowlin said.
Florida Department of
Transportation (DOT) Sgt.
Matt Chaffin, who lives in the
area, was flagged down as he
passed the residence.
Deputies from the TCSO,
officers from the Perry Police
Department and a trooper from
the Florida Highway Patrol all
quickly responded to the scene
One of the responding
officers, TCSO Inv. Dewayne
Bratcher, knew the suspect and
was able to make contact with
Law enforcement officers responded in force to a residence on Puckett Road.
Highway 98 crash
A 64-year-old Crawfordville man was seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash Monday afternoon after
authorities say he fainted behind the wheel. Willie M. Lightfoot Sr. was driving westbound on U.S. 98 around
3:40 p.m. when he blacked out due to health issues, according to a report filed by Florida Highway Patrol
-Sgt. S.A. Hooppell. His-vehicle'; a 2005 Suzuki Forenza,--ran off the roadway and "went out-of-controt,"
Hooppell said. The vehicle hit a cabbage palm tree stump and overturned onto its top. He was transported to
Doctors' Memorial Hospital (DMH). Also responding to the scene were personnel from the Taylor County
Sheriff's Department, Taylor County Fire-Rescue and DMH Emergency Medical Services. Shown above,
authorities speak to a witness.
County will review site plans
for public boat ramp Thursday
An informational meeting
has been scheduled for
Thursday to discuss updates to
the planned public boat ramp at
the former Ideal Marina site in
The meeting will begin at
6 p.m. at the Steinhatchee
According to County
Administrator Jack Brown, the
purpose of Thursday's meeting
will be to inform residents
about updates to the site plan as
the county prepares to apply for
its permits to begin work at the
A similar meeting held in
October, just days before the
county closed on the property
for $2,54 million, drew about
The site includes riverfront
property at the former marina
site along with the parcel north
of Riverside Drive between 2nd
Street East and 1st Street East.
It also includes a number of
existing boat slips.
A core team, including
county staff along with
citizen ,representatives, was
established to help oversee the
process of permitting and
constructing the boat ramp and
the associated facilities.
New $23 million
bridge to span
The Florida Department of Transportation is moving forward
with plans to replace the two bridges on U.S. 98 crossing the
Aucilla River, a project expected to take up to two and a half years
and cost $23 million.
The existing bridge, along with the overflow bridge, will be
replaced by a single, 1,365-foot long bridge, which will be built up
to 12 feet higher than the existing one.
The new bridge will still be two-laned but will have 10-foot
wide emergency lanes and solid concrete barrier walls.
"It will replace the old bridges that were built in 1952 and are
considered structurally and functionally obsolete," FDOT Public
Information Officer Gina Busscher said. "The existing bridge is
safe to drive over now but needs continual maintenance to keep it
A temporary bridge will be built on the south side of the existing
bridge and traffic will be switched to it while the old bridge is torn
down and replaced, she added.
According to Busscher, plans are to open bids on the bridge
project in June and construction would begin three to four months
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According to officials, the
plan calls for the project to be
completed in five phases, with
the first being the purchase of
The entire project is expected
to cost approximately $1
million and the phases will be
completed as funding becomes
Phase 2 of the proposed plan
includes the construction of the
boat ramp (adjacent to the
intersection of Riverside Drive
and 1st Street East) along with
dirt work on the riverside of the
property, including limerock
parking facilities with 50 to 60
spaces. The projected cost is
$300,000. At the last meeting,
Brown said they hoped to have
the ramp ready for use by this
In order to maximize the
potential parking spaces, the
conceptual plan calls for the
rerouting of State Road 51
(Riverside Drive) along 2nd
Street East to 1st Avenue North.
Riverside Drive at the boat
ramp site would be closed to
through traffic and would be
for boat ramp patrons only.
Phase 3 of the project would
him by phone.
"He (Bratcher) was able to
talk him out. Soroka came out
unarmed and was taken into
custody without incident,"
"Once he came out unarmed,
everything was pretty much
Soroka was charged on an
outstanding failure to appear
(FTA) warrant for battery.
During a first appearance
hearing which happened
shortly after his arrest, the
judge ordered him to be held on
his original bond of $579 (cash
Local authorities are on the
look-out for a Berrien County,
Ga., murder suspect whose
father lives in Perry.
According to reports, John
Dennis Woods, 37, has been on
house arrest in Ray City, Ga.,
on Dec. 30,
remo ved John Dennis Woods
his ankle monitor with a blow
torch and disappeared.
Woods is accused- of
murdering 24-year-old Travis
Sauls in Ray City and then
transporting the body to the
Woods' family hunting grounds
in Madison County, where he
tried to bum it.
A family member discovered
Sauls' remains in Madison and
confronted Woods, reports
The crime occurred in
September 2009; at Woods'
indictment in November 2009,
a superior court judge granted
him a $150,000 property bond
and ordered him to be placed
under house arrest.
The company responsible
for monitoring Woods' ankle
bracelet did not report him
missing until two days after
authorities suspect he removed
"Two days before New
Year's, they had an alert come
over their monitoring system.
Company officials said they
had two guys with the same
first name and thought the alert
was for the other guy. They just
played it off and two days later,
on Dec. 30, Woods' mother
contacted the monitoring
company and said"he's gone.'
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The Florida Department of Transportation is planning to replace the Aucilla
River bridge and an overflow bridge on U.S. 98 with a new, single bridge which
will be built up to 12 feet higher than the current one. To accommodate the gradual
slope required for the new bridge, FDOT officials have approached the county
commission about moving the entrance of Aucilla Landing Road and increasing its
elevation. The board is expected to return to the issue at its meeting on Tuesday.
A-2 Taco Times January 12,2011
Does your online store
support your child's
little league ball team?
By DAWN TAYLOR
President, Perry-Taylor County
Chamber of Commerce
I can't say it enough
how important it is that our
community shops at home
with our local businesses. In
fact, I don't just mean for this
community, but for everyone.
One thing I've noticed people
have gotten away from is
shopping at all.
During the holidays it was
with great disappointment that
I witnessed many avoiding
the stores and shopping areas
altogether in exchange for
sitting at their computer and
ordering items from their
homes. When people you know
mention that they are thinking
about purchasing something out
of town or from online, point out
to them that when they do this,
the following chain reaction is
set into motion which eventually
affects us all in a very negative
way. As business community
leaders, chamber members must
take a lead role in trumpeting
this crucial message.
Obviously, local retailers are
the first to suffer, but it doesn't
end there. These business
owners and their employees
are also consumers. If profits
are down at their own store,
they in turn will have less
money to spend at other stores,
reducing the profits of those
Reduced profits for local
businesses result in less money
deposited in banks, thereby
reducing the amount of money
available to be reinvested in the
Businesses that' ..are hit
especially hard by out-of-town
and online competition may
close, decreasing property
values of commercial properties
and personal properties' alike,
leaving less money for public
schools, street maintenance and
a whole host of other public
projects and needs. Eventually,
the entire local economy,
and every local resident's
pocketbook, suffers in one way
Having pointed out this chain
of events, ask the potential
out-of-town/online shopper if
they have checked to see if the
product is available locally. It
never ceases to amaze me the
number of people who have
lived in our area for years but
are unaware that they can buy
this or that particular item right
here. They just assume they
can't, so they shop elsewhere or
go on the Internet. If possible,
give these individuals some
suggestions regarding which
local retailers might have the
particular item they are seeking.
Let's assume that the item can
be purchased locally, the leading
concern will inevitably be price.
'' a .. "
Remind your acquaintances that
they should not assume that out
of town and online retailers can
always beat the prices of Perry
If price is their main concern,
tell them to at least give local
retailers a chance to match or
beat out-of-town prices. If a
local retailer can meet or beat
the price, then obviously there
isn't a problem. If the local
retailer's price is higher, then
tell the potential out-of-town
shoppers to remember to add
up the cost of gas and what the
wear and tear on their car would
be to drive out of town.
If referring to online
shopping, remind them that they
will not receive the customer
service normal .received from,
a local retailer in addition to the
cost of shipping. Adding these
hidden additional costs will
give them a more accurate idea
of what the "true" cost of the
item is if purchased out of town
Of course, it never hurts to
point out to them again that
service, before and after the
purchase, should be a very
important key. A local store
should be in the position to give
better customer service than an
out-of-town or online store. This
additional level of customer
service could help them to make
an informed purchase decision,
and to avoid buying something
that wasn't right for them.
Furthermore, remind them to
consider the additional time and
cost involved in getting their
purchased item serviced out-of-
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
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Perry, Florida (850) 584-5513
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town as opposed to locally.
Let's take it a step further...
does this out of town or online
store support your son's
little league softball team,
your daughter's cheerleading
team, your church, your local
Rotary Club, your chamber
of commerce and the many
organizations that are the glue
that keeps this community
While these are all
considerations that local
consumers need to take into
account, local retailers also have
a responsibility to keep local
residents shopping locally. They
must work to get their message
out, again and again. They need
to make their prices, all things
considered, competitive with
out-of town stores. They need
to provide better service than
out-of-town stores, before and
after the sale. They also need
to look at how they can better
serve their customers, including
offering extended or different
hours, creative financing plans
which may be convenient
to their customers, a larger
selection of merchandise, and
other incentives for consumers
to shop locally.
Remember, the two most
important things local business
professionals can do to keep
consumers shopping locally
are to spread the message
of why it is important and,
more importantly, to serve by
example. If local businesses
expect local residents to buy
locally, they must also buy
locally. Dollars spent locally
stay in the communityand work
;for oui. We $rT& iri ing retail
community that is ready to serve
our area consumers. Let's keep
those dollars in Taylor County
working for you and our local
Toys for Tots
The City of Perry Fire
Department would like to thank
the citizens of Taylor County
and The Red Hat Society for
their generous donations for the
Toys for Tots program, and for
our food drive.
With the help of the donations
we were able to help more than
50 children have a Christmas
they may not have been able to
have. It was a heart warming
experience for us to see all of
the donations we received in
such a hard economical time.
Thank you again and we look
forward to doing it again next
Letters are accepted and published
each week in the Taco Times as
space is available. Send letters to
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YOU CAN'T POLITICIZE CRAZY
What's in a name?
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In the early 80s, we lived in Live
Oak for a couple od years, enjoying'
the seasonal harvest of tobacco and
tomatoes, and the ebb and flow of the
Booking Desk in relationship to those
It was a phenomenon to wonder
During our tenure, we were introduced
to a dentist in town, a Dr. Mantooth.
It gave me yet another phenomenon
to consider. I still think often of Dr.
Mantooth who continues to practice
in Live Oak and has a few local clients
from Perry who travel his way.
When I met him, I didn't have the
courage that I have now, for I should
have asked: Is a man named Mantooth
compelled to be a dentist? Was his
father also a dentist? Did his mother
predict his career? Or was she helpless
in the face of this name, in the teeth
of the dilemma? Did she know when
she married his father, a Mantooth,
that they would produce Manteeth? Or
were they fifth generation dentists who
underwent a name change back in the
Colonial Days when people assumed
names that reflected their heritage: Mr.
(Black) Smith, Mr. (Tailor)Taylor.
When you become entranced with a
word like "Mantooth," it's difficult to
let go. Did they ever lose a tooth? Does
it set your teeth on edge? Did they
work tooth and nail?
I think of Dr. Mantooth...when I have
forestry questions and I'm referred to a
man whose last name is Woodson.
Suddenly, when he introduces
himself, I can't remember my questions.
I stutter and stammer because I now
have new questions: Did his mother
know what his career would be? Did
the trees name him, or was he lured to
the trees because of his name? Which
comes first, the chicken or the egg?
I think of Dr. Mantooth...when I learn
that the new doctor in this town is Dr.
Payne. Yes, it's spelled differently, but
it's got to be difficult to promise health
and comfort if your name sounds like
pain. God bless you, Dr. Payne.
Sandy Beach is, of course,
remembered fondly..when we think of
By SUSAN H. LINCOLN
sandy beaches. We think of Stormle
Knight obi sftb-'ry nights. Dawn Taylor
directs the Chamber of Commerce for
the county named Taylor. Emerald
Greene came from the family of Greenes
in Madison County who wear the color
year-round and was obviously named
for the precious gem which bears the
A recent contact at a property
appraisal office told me her name was
Once again, immediately, I lost my
questions. Did her parents enjoy that
moment? Is she related to Dinner,
Jingle and Church? Or was she Cristal
Ball before she married a Bell?
As the Auburn University team revels
in the national championship glory (did
you wonder how I was going to work
that into a weekly column?), I hope
you noticed that the punter is Ryan
Of course he is.
If the shoe fits...put it on and punt
At my high school, we regretted that
Prudence's parents were fixed upon
bequeathing her with that name for it
was quickly reduced, not to "Pru" but
to "Prude." To prove everybody wrong,
she left for a few months and came back
with a baby. I couldn't help but consider
her parents accessories to the crime.
When I first married, I felt it necessary
to affrim my liberation by hyphenating
my last name so that it was Harrison-
Lincoln. But the more I wrote and
said the name, it sounded like a car
dealership, only needing a Mercury
on the end. So, shortly thereafter, I
declared my liberation from liberation.
Names can, and should be, fun. But
don't go dooming a person to drudgery
on this planet if you can save them just
a little heartache by resisting Sadam
Hussein and Ted Bundy as namesakes.
Little kindness--some Grace, Faith and
Hope--go a long way in the face of all the
world's darkness as you consider great
phenomena and continue to wonder:
which comes first, the chicken or the
egg? And who named that chicken?
Not the egg?!
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A-3 Taco Times January 12, 2011
Companies expect merger
to close by end of 2011
Continued from page 1
can do that more economically
for our customers, improve
shareholder value and continue
Project will be
built in phases
Continued from page 1
include traffic re-routing
improvements to 2nd Street
East and 1st Avenue North
along with the associated
intersections at an estimated
cost of $350,000.
Phase 4 would
Phase 5 would be
the remaining parking
improvements on the north
side of the property for an
"Combining Duke Energy
and Progress Energy creates a
utility with greater financial
strength and enhanced ability
to meet our challenges head-
on," Rogers continued.
"This combination of two
outstanding companies is a
natural fit," said Bill Johnson,
chairman, president and chief
executive officer of Progress
Energy. "It makes clear
strategic sense and creates
exceptional value for our
shareholders. Together, we can
leverage our best practices to
achieve even higher levels of
safety, operational excellence
and customer satisfaction, and
save money for customers by
combining our fuel purchasing
power and the dispatch of our
"This merger also provides
predictable earnings and cash
flows to support our dividend
payments to shareholders,"
Under the merger agreement,
Progress Energy's shareholders
will receive 2.6125 shares of
common stock of Duke Energy
in exchange for each share of
Progress Energy common
stock. Duke Energy also will
assume approximately $12.2
billion in Progress Energy net
Following completion of the
merger, officials anticipate
Duke Energy shareholders will
own approximately 63 percent
of the combined company and
Progress Energy shareholders
will own approximately 37
percent on a fully diluted basis.
Both Rogers and Johnson
will serve on the board of
directors of the combined
company, which will be
composed of 18 members, with
11 designated by Duke
Energy's board of directors and
seven designated by Progress
Energy's board. Until the
merger has received all
necessary approvals, the
companies will continue to
operate as separate entities. The
companies are targeting a
closing by the end of 2011.
MA fRTN LTHER KING JR,'S
Monday, Jan. 17, 2011
In memory of
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.s
vision of a more
perfect world, in
which people of all
races and religions
are offered equal
This message is sponsored by:
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123 S. Jefferson St.
Perry, FL 32347
P.O. Box 888
Perry, FL 32348
BARNES HEALTHCARE SERVICES
Dear Valued Customers:
Barnes Healthcare Services, located at 433 N. Byron Butler
Pkwy, Perry, FL 32347 will be closing their office in Perry on
January 17, 2011.
As our commitment to quality customer service continues,
we will provide service to the Perry coverage area from our
Tallahassee, Florida location. You may contact our staff at
the Tallahassee office by calling 850-894-4480 or 877-425-
4021. We are on call 24 hours a day for sales and service.
Barnes Healthcare Services is located at 2524 Cathay Court,
Tallahassee, FL. 32308. If required, you may obtain copies
of your, records or have them forwarded to y ur, choice of
providers by contacting our Medical Records Department at
229-245-6039, extension 370 for Mandy Pearson. Or, send a
written request to Barnes Healthcare Services, P 0 Box 160,
Valdosta, GA 31603, Attention: Mandy Pearson.
Thank you for allowing Barnes Heathcare Services to meet
your healthcare needs.
"We Take Care of People"
We would like to welcome new and old customers
A-4 The Taco Times January 12, 2011
,ou turn trash to treasure?
Louise and Kermit Hill
Hills celebrate 50th
Kermit and Louise (Maddox) Hill of Perry were honored during
an afternoon party celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on
Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010. The two, who were married in Perry by
the Rev. J.W. Johnson at Pisgah Baptist Church, re-affirmed their
vows during the celebration. The Rev. Lewis Bullard Sr., who is
Mr. Hill's brother-in-law, officiated.
The party was held at the Perry Woman's Club on Jefferson
Street. Family and friends enjoyed toasting the couple, a catered
dinner and live entertainment by A & L Express. Leslie Hill,
daughter-in-law of the couple and her sister, Kathy Simmons,
provided decorations for the celebration, while Kim Simmons
acted as family photographer.
The Hills are the parents of three sons: Stacy (and Leslie) Hill
of Mobile, Ala., and Edward Hill of San Antonio, Texas, who
, holed the anni ersary celebration; and Dwayne Hill of Winter
HaTen. They hae :ix grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Mr. Hill was employed for more than 40 years with CSX
Need a new Bible
study for new year?
It's still not too late to join one of two Precept classes studying
the book of Jeremiah and "the hope in God to persevere, be
encouraged and draw near to him."
All classes began Jan. 11, with a morning group continuing to
meet on Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. until 12 noon a 405 Glenridge
Rd. (Maddox home) and an evening group gathering each Tuesday
from 6:30 until 8:30 at the First Baptist Church annex.
"In context, Jeremiah's words to the people of Judah were to
have hope while they were in the misery of captivity. Many times
we feel the same in 2011 as they did in 586 B.C. Come join us to
study the ancient words of Jeremiah which continue to give us
hope," said Melody Green who, along with Ena Reed, is leading
the classes. Greene can be reached at 584-7619 and Reed at 584-
5718. The study will continue through May.
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"Trash to Treasures" is the topic for the January program of the
Perry Garden Club which will meet Wednesday, Jan. 19, at the
Perry Garden Center at 10 a.m.
Refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m.
The program will be given by members Patti Causey and Lynette
Senter. Each member is asked to bring a jar and an old piece of
Head hostess for the January meeting is Pam Feagle. According
to publicity chair Liska Gooding, the horticulture tip of the day
will be presented by Peggy Whiddon.
Women's fitness group in Shady
Grove could become reality in 2011
remind me again!
In 1991, after the birth of my
son the year before, I did
something pretty remarkable...I
looked in the mirror and didn't
like the condition of the body I
saw. So, I put in the Jane
Fonda video that I bought in
Nashville two years before, and
completed a whole 5 minutes of
it before I was completely
exhausted and could go on no
My husband was on a
business trip that week...when
he came home, I had worked up
to 15 minutes of the video.
Each day while my children
napped, I tried to go a little
further. Then, I began walking
after dinner...first with a friend
who soon dropped out, then
faster and longer walks. A
neighbor once called out from
his yard--"keep it up, you're
doing great!" I also began
writing down my exercising
and meals with just a blurb
about how the day was. continued to
Contrary to some diet advice, weight-beari
I ate the same thing for looked forw
lunch every .
and toast or
and fruit for
salad for r
lunch. I didn't
have to plan
meals or think
about mN I ...
method 4 o,
me! One more By Deborah S't, fi, Al/
aspect--I gave up the margarita
Friday nights with my neighbor
and replaced it with diet colas.
It was nothing less than
unbelievable, but from June 1-
Aug. 1 I dropped a lot of
weight. I won't say how much
because all weight loss advice
says I dropped it too quickly. I
ng exercises and
/ard to my Jane
F o n d a
to get through!
But four years
later, the year of
mN divorce, I
gamied over 50
\ajs now 15
\ears ago, and
age has led to a
hntle more. So
what about that
risk I mentioned?
It is actually a
request and an invitation... are
there among 'you any who
would like to be a part of a
women's group focused on
healthy living here in Shady
We could learn from and
even teach each other healthy
ways of living--nutritious
eating, explore exercising,
bring stress management into
our lives, etc...glean from each
others' knowledge and
While we motivate each
other, we can also keep us each
accountable in our efforts. We
could walk afternoons at our
park (maybe mornings in the
summers) and meet once a
week rotating at each others'
Just as I began with only 5
minutes of the Jane Fonda
video and built my strength
through the entire program, we
could increase our endurance,
build friendships and improve
our lives the healthier we
Sure I want to lose weight,
but I want to do so while
becoming healthy too. If
willing to try this idea with me,
please RSVP Deborah
Sheffield, Perry Newspapers,
123 S. Jefferson Street, Perry,
FL 32347 or email me at
William Bryer Vaughn
Lindsey Albritton and Cody Vaughn announce the birth of their
son, William Bryer Vaughn, on Dec. 27, 2010, in Capital Regional
Medical Center in Tallahassee. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces
and was 19 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Scott and Terry Albritton, Carrie and
Jeremy Cooper. Maternal great grandparents are Buddy and
Carolyn Albritton, Linda and Elmer Brannon, Carol Williams, the
late Carl Williams, and Joe and.Mary Horton
Paternal grandparents are Bill) and Kathy Sturdivant. The
baby's paternal great grandparents are Vera Vaughn, the late Jack
Vaughn, the late Bill Sturdivant, Edna and John Sims.
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Commission votes on bridge project Jan. 18
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later. The entire project will
take between two, and two and
a half, years to complete.
In order to accommodate the
gradual incline of U.S. 98
which will result from the
increased height of the new
bridge, FDOT is planning to
relocate the entrance to Aucilla
Representatives from FDOT
approached the Taylor County
Commission last week to
request a temporary easement
for the road, which will allow
them to conduct work on it
during the project.
FDOT is required to have
legal ownership of the property
before they are allowed to use
state funding on a construction
The agency requested a
similar easement for a portion
of Puckett Road during that
According to drawings
provided by FDOT, the
entrance of Aucilla Landing
Road will rise about four and a
half from its current elevation.
Additionally, due to
lands" along the roadway.
FDOT is proposing to construct
a concrete gravity wall to
limit the impact of fill material
for the adjacent roadway
At last week's meeting,
Commissioner Pam Feagle,
whose district includes the
roadway, asked for more time
to research the issue and to talk
with residents living in the
The commission agreed to
table the vote on the easement
until its next meeting, which
will be held Tuesday, Jan. 18,
beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Residents are reminded that
the 27th annual Dr. Martin
Luther King Jr. commemorative
worship service will be held this
Sunday, Jan. 16, at Mt. Olive MB
Church, starting at 6 p.m.
Florida Supreme Court Justice
Peggy A. Quince will be the
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Kathy Stanaland, 56, died Jan. 8, 2011, in Tallahassee. She was
the daughter of Robert Lanoue and Ada Whitehead Lanoue of
A native of Gardener, Mass., Mrs. Stanaland had lived in
Melbourne before moving to Perry four years ago. She was a
former supervisor for Rite Aide, a member of Blue Springs
Primitive Baptist Church and a proud member of A.A. for more
than 20 years.
In addition to her parents, survivors include: her husband of
seven years, David Stanaland of Perry; a son, Robert Nail of
Melbourne; a daughter, Michelle Nail of North Port; a brother,
Daniel Lanoue of Cocoa; a sister, Linda Lippiatte of Cartersville,
Ga.; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Jan. 11 at 11 a.m. at Beggs Funeral
Home in Perry with interment at Blue Springs Primitive Baptist
Church Cemetery in Madison. The family received friends one
hour prior to the service.
Donald Lee Hanson
Donald Lee Hanson, 76, died Jan. 4, 2011, at his home in
Mr. Hanson served in the United States Army, worked for
Western Union as a lineman and then Beers Construction
Company in Atlanta, Ga.
In 1987 he moved to Steinhatchee, where he was a licensed
captain and fishing guide. He was a member of the American
Legion, Carpenters Union and a Baptist.
Survivors include: his wife, Beverlyn Hanson of Steinhatchee; a
son, Steven Wyatt Hanson of Hiram, Ga.; a daughter, Donna Fuller
of Hiram, Ga.; two step-sons, Alton Dempsey of Steinhatchee and
Keven Hines of Blountsville, Tenn.; four step-daughters, Sherry
Eskein, Jeanie Renner and Jo Anne Graham, all of Georgia, and
Cheryl Taylor of Steinhatchee; three brothers, Ben Hanson of
Snellville, Ga., Steve Hanson of Covington, Ga., Alice Wynn of
Lulu, Ga., Janie Hanson and Susie Cochran, also of Georgia; three
grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and four step-
Memorial services were held Saturday at 3 p.m. at the
Steinhatchee Community Center.
Rick Gooding Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.
Cynthia Graddy Norton
Cynthia Graddy Norton, 51, died Jan. 6, 2011, in Guyton, Ga.
Mrs. Norton, a former resident of Perry, was born in Valdosta,
Ga. She had lived in Guyton for the last 2 months. She was a
homemaker, preceded in death by her father, James Fletcher
Survivors include: her mother, Ilene Johnson and step-father,
Larry of Panama City; her husband, Gil Norton of Guyton; one
daughter, Licia Holt of Gainesville; a brother, Fletcher Graddy of
Tallahassee; a sister, Pam Jones of Gainesville; two grandchildren;
numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
No services are planned at this time.
Patricia Ann Taylor Hatifield
Patricia Ann Taylor Hatifield, 59, died Jan. 5, 2011, in Panama
Ciy. She was a native of Taylor County, currently living in Panama
Survivors include: her husband, Judge Hatifield of Manning,
S.C.; her mother, Laura Taylor of Perry; one son, Justin Hatifield
of Panama City; seven sisters .J.obni_" ,,, La lo
Nadine Mango, Pncilla Taylor and MaidryBoden. 'all ofPerry:"
Lucille Parham of Panama City, Majorie Damus of Akron, Ohio,
Casilda Van Slyke of Orlando; two brothers, Larry Taylor of Perry
and Darion Taylor of Perry.
The family received friends on Jan. 10 at Evans Walker Funeral
Home which was in charge of all arrangements.
Funeral services were held Jan. 11 at 1 p.m. at Sweet Home
Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Joseph Francis
officiating. Interment followed at Springhill Cemetery.
Frances B. Owens
Frances B. Owens, 79, died at her daughter's home in Perry on
Jan. 8, 2011.
Mrs. Owens made her home in Yorktown, Ind., until Sept of the
previous year. She was born on Oct. 8, 1921, in Falmouth, Ky. to
Walter and Emma Brewsaugh. She married Harry A. Owens, Dec.
17, 1939, and lived in Rush, Henry, and Delaware Counties all of
her life. She graduated from Carthage High School in 1939. Mrs.
Owens was foremost a homemaker but operated an upholstery
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Mrs. Owens had been a member of the Yorktown Christian
Church since 1962, where she served as a Deacon Emeritus, a
member of the Christian Women's Fellowship, one of the church
quilting ladies, as well as a Sunday School teacher for many years.
She was a 50-year member of the Jolly Juniors Extension
Homemakers Club and Delaware County Farm Bureau. For many
years she served as a volunteer for RSVP.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry, as well as her
parents; a sister, Dorotha Stoten; and a brother, Leland Brewsaugh.
Survivors include: her children, Kathryn Sue Slaughter of Perry,
Robert Owens of Yorktown, Ind., Harry M. Owens of Gaston, Ind.,
and Carol E. Slaughter of Perry; five grandchildren; and 11 great-
Services were held in Perry under the direction of Joe P. Burns
Funeral Home. Viewing and burial will be held in Muncie, Ind., as
follows: friends and family may call at Elm Ridge Funeral Home
6to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 13. The service of remembrance will
be held at the Yorktown Christian Church on Friday, Jan. 14, at 11
Memorial contributions may be made to the Yorktown Christian
Church, 10102 W. SR 21, Yorktown, IN 47396, or to Big Bend
Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd. Tallahassee, Fl. 32308-5428.
Thomas E. Pridgeon Sr.
Thomas E. Pridgeon Sr., 92, died Jan. 8, 2011 at his residence in
A native and lifelong resident of Mayo, Mr. Pridgeon was born
Nov. 5, 1918, to Daniel Henry and Maude Clark Pridgeon. He was
of the Church of Christ faith and was the co-founder and co-owner
of Pridgeon Garage which is now Pridgeon Power Equipment and
Tree Service. Before founding the garage, he farmed for many
years and also operated the Standard Oil and Gulf Oil filling
stations. He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace B. Pridgeon
Survivors include: two sons, Thomas E. "Boogie" Pridgeon Jr. of
Mayo and Paul Kenneth "Buddy" Pridgeon of Chipley; a sister,
Alice McCray of Mayo; three grandchildren; six great-
grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and
Family members received friends Monday evening from 6 p.m.
to 8 p.m. Funeral services were held Jan. 11 at 11 a.m. in the chapel
of Joe P. Burns Funeral Home in Mayo, which was in charge of all
arrangements. Interment followed in Bethel Cemetery.
Dorothy Moore Pridgeon
Dorothy Moore "Miss Dot" Pridgeon, 85, died Jan. 6, 2011, at
her home in Greenville.
She was born in Brooksfield, Ga. and lived most of her
childhood in Moseley Hall before residing in Greenville. She was
city clerk for the city of Greenville for 50 years before retiring and
a member of Greenville Methodist Church.
Survivors include: two sons, G.W. Pridgeon Jr. of Perry and
George R. Pridgeon of Greenville; a sister, Lucille Cruce of
Madison; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Jan. 9 at 2 p.m. at Greenville
Methodist Church, with burial at Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation
was held Saturday at Beggs Funeral Home Madison Chapel, which
Local Coordinating Boird
Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 at 1 p.m.
Taylor County Board of Commissioners
201 East Green St.
All members of the public are invited to attend.
One or more commissioners may be present.
For additional information,
contact Melody Cox at (850) 838-3553
Major Arthur Singletary
Major Arthur Singletary, USMC(R), 69 of Mayo,
passed away late Friday evening, Jan. 7, 2011 at the
Malcolm Randall Veteran's Affairs Medical Center in
Gainesville. A native of Mayo, Fl., Major Singletary was
a son of the late Dewey and Ollie Herrin Singletary. He
returned to live in Mayo in 2006 with his wife Nancy,
having moved from White Post, Va. He was a graduate
of Taylor County High School class of 1959. After high
school he joined the United States Marine Corps and
served for 26 years until his retirement in 1986. During
his career in the Marine Corps Major Singletary served as
a counter intelligence officer. He served five years during
the Vietnam Conflict. He enjoyed working on his family
genealogy. Major Singletary was a member of the Church
of Jesus Christ of Latter-day. Saints and attended the
branch in Branford, Fl.
Major Singletary is survived by his wife, Nancy
Brown Singletary, Mayo; two sons, David Scott (Karen)
Singletary, Halladay Utah and Arthur (Kristen) Singletary,
Jr., Fairfax, Va.; one daughter, Barbara Ann DeLaCruz,
Lexington, SC. Also surviving are one brother, Emory
(June) Singletary, Perry; seven grandchildren, Daniel
Tanner (Heather) Singletary, Norfolk, Va., Austin Kelly
Singletary and Emily Erin Singletary both of Oak City,
Utah, Aspyn Bailey Singletary, Brigham City, Utah, J.C.
DeLaCruz and Brian DeLaCruz both of Lexington, SC.,
and Justin David Singletary, Fairfax, Va.; one great
was in charge of the arrangements.
Donations may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan
Center Blvd., Tallahassee, Fl 32308-5428 or United Methodist
Children's Home, Development Dept., 51 Main St., Enterprise, Fl
Ed Wayne Monday
Ed Wayne Monday, 62, died Jan. 8, 2011, in Tallahassee.
Born in Cottonwood, Ala., to William Franklin and Mozella
Turner Monday, he had lived in Aubumdale before moving to
Perry 16 years ago. He was a former Water Well Driller with
Dunhams Well Drilling for 19 years and a member of Antioch
Survivors include: his wife of 43 years, Sara Monday of Perry; a
son, Michael Monday of Polk City; a brother, James Monday of
Bevard, Colo.; two sisters, Martha Smith of Auburndale and
Shirley Coker of Lakeland; four grandchildren; and one great-
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Beggs Funeral
Home Perry Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.
Kenneth Edward Bitsack
Kenneth Edward Bitsack, 70, died Jan. 8, 2011, at his home in
Perry. Born in Passaic, N.J., he had lived in Perry for the past 18
years. He was the son of Emil Francis and Florence Wiklund
Mr.,Bitsack was a Fire & Rescue Fireman for 25 years and
served in the United States Navy.
No services are planned at this time. Beggs Funeral Home Perry
Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.
Susan Phillips died Jan. 8, 2011, in Perry. Beggs Funeral Home
is in charge of arrangements which were incomplete at presstime.
Sign up for Angel Food by Jan. 23
The deadline for signing up for Angel Food is Sunday, Jan.
23, at 2 p.m. You may call 584-7992 or (850) 672-0793.
Distribution at Perry First Church of God will be held Saturday,
Jan. 29, from 8:30 until 10 a.m.
Revival services planned Jan. 20-22
Holy Faith Tabernacle Church will hold revival services Jan.
20-22 with Karen Washington of Quincy as speaker. All
services begin at 7 p.m.
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FLOYD A. HUTTON
Floyd A. Hutton was born March 8,
1951 and raised in upstate New York.
He passed away Jan. 5, 2011 in Homer,
He grew up hunting and fishing
with his father and these skills became a
focus in his life. After graduating from high school he served
2 years in the US Navy, in Texas.He hitchhiked to Alaska in
1975 to hunt and fish with a buddy who had moved there.
He fell in love with Alaska and stayed on. He lived and
worked on a dairy farm in the Wasilla area for 2 years, then
moved to the Kenai Peninsula.
He commercial fished for many years beginning
in the crab heydays of Kachemak Bay. Floyd also seined
and longlined from Southeast Alaska to Togiak. In the late
1990's Floyd ran a charter boat out of Valdez for a few years
and then was an Able Bodied Seaman aboard tugboats for
the rest of his working career. Floyd lived in the Stariski
area for almost 30 years before moving to Homer to be
with Annie. He spent any spare moment hunting, fishing or
talking, planning about hunting and fishing. He loved to take
people fishing, especially for their first time. His skiff usually
had family, friends, or family of friends aboard when he left
Floyd was a high integrity outdoorsman, frequently
assisting his companions to remember the rules and to take
game in a respectful manner. Floyd was rarely in a hurry
to get somewhere else, or when telling a tale. A legendary
storyteller, Floyd's stories were usually fact-based, but it
was always hard to tell where the facts ended and creative
He enjoyed making people laugh, and his quick
wit and expansive imagination assured success almost
continuously. Every new friend was an opportunity for
Floyd to practice his unique brand of leg-pulling. Although
he never perfected a poker face, he could lead anyone a
long way down the garden path before the light came on
that they were being tested on the gullibility scale.
Floyd was diagnosed with liver cancer in March
of 2010. During these last 9 months he visited family, had
a few fishing adventures, moose and caribou hunted with
friends and cooked many memorable gourmet meals. He
loved to help people, friends or strangers alike. His lifestyle
embodied generosity and compassion. A huge network of
friends will dearly miss Floyd. His life touched many and
improved most in the connection. He was 59 years old
when he passed away.
Floyd is survived by his wife Annie Cooper of
Homer, Alaska, his mother Joyce Gear of Perry, Florida,
brother John Hutton of Liberty Falls, Idaho, faithful dog
2my, his honorary nieces and nephews, and uncountable
A Celebration of Floyd's life will be held on the
Anchor River February 5th, starting about 4 pm. From the
Anchor River/Beach road signs will direct to the outdoor
location. If you have a Floyd story you would like to share
with Annie, please call her at 235-6813.
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grandchild; and four aunts, Dorothy Hines and Evelyn
Webb of Steinhatchee; Deloris (Royce) Morgan, Day, Fl.,
and Margaret Ducksworth, Mayo.
Funeral services for Major Singletary will be
conducted on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 11 a.m. at
the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Branford
Branch. Interment will follow with military honors at
Woodlawn Cemetery in Perry. Visitation with the family
was from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American
Lung Association. Arrangements are under the direction
of Guerry Funeral Home, Lake City. Please sign the
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A-7 Taco Times January 12,2011
After two home wins
Basketball team improves to 10-4
The Taylor County High boys
basketball team ran its record to
10-4 on the year after recording
two home victories last
On Friday, the Bulldogs
routed Hamilton County 63-
31 as three players scored in
double figures and 10 players
got to see action.
Koran Crowley led the 'Dogs
with 14 points while Moral
Stephens tossed in 11 and
Raydon Parker 10.
Others scoring for TCHS
were Zuqua Ray with 8 points,
James Strawter, Tyler Harris,
Isaac Nelson and Jalen Jackson
with 4 points each and Tony
Jackson with 3 points.
Parker led Taylor County in
rebounds with 10 while Strawter
picked up 5 boards.
Stephens had one of his most
productive games of the year
last Tuesday in the Bulldogs'
52-43 win over Melody
Christian of Live Oak. Not only
did Stephens lead the team in
scoring with 19 points but he
also had a team-leading six
rebounds plus one blocked shot.
Rounding out the scoring
for Taylor County were Tony
Jackson with 10 points, Strawter
with 9, Nelson and Crowley
with 6 each and Jalen Jackson
The Bulldogs were slated to
play at district foe Florida High
on Tuesday before returning
home to face rival Madison this
Friday. Friday's games feature
both boys and girls varsity and
jayvee squads. The action is
slated to get underway at 4 p.m.
The varsity boys will tip off at
On Jan. 29
FWC will score antlers in Live Oak
Florida Fish and Wildlife
(FWC) officers will score deer
antlers Jan. 29 in Lake City.
The event will begin at 9
a.m. at Scott's Gunsmithing and
Sales, 4201 S. U.S. 441 in Lake
Registration continues for
PSA spring soccer season
STony Jackson (5) goes up for a shot while Jalen
ackson (20) gets ready to rebound.
(Photo by Wayne Dunwoody)
Registration for the PSA's
spring soccer leagues will be
held Jan. 4 through Feb. 1, for
The cost is $45 per player.
The season will begin on
March 7, with games being
played on Mondays and
Thursday plus every other
The season will end on or
about April 7 in time for spring
baseball to begin.
Any volunteers or coaches are
welcome to sign up too. There
is a place for everyone.
Sign-up will be at Taylor
Photography on U.S. 19 South
or The Fair Store in downtown
For more information, call
584-8919 or 584-7429.
The deer being scored must
have been taken in Florida by
fair-chase methods. Qualifying
antlers will be recorded in the
Florida Buck Registry; owners
will receive a certificate suitable
for framing and a patch.
The FWC established the
Florida Buck Registry in
1982 to provide hunters with
a record of the number and
quality of white-tailed deer
taken in Florida and to give
recognition to Florida hunters.
The minimum qualifying
antler score is 100 Boone and
Crockett inches for typical
antlers and 125 for non-typical
For more information, call
Scott's Gunsmithing and Sales
at 386-752-9898. To learn more
about the Florida Buck Registry,
go to MyFWC.com/Deer.
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Clark competes Jan. 22 in
state scholarship program
2010 Taylor County Junior Miss Marybeth Clark
Florida Forest Festival Junior
Miss Marybeth Clark will
compete in the Florida's
Distinguished Young Women
(formerly Florida Junior Miss)
program on Jan. 22 in Winter
The winner of the state title
will travel to Mobile, Ala., to
participate in the America's
Distinguished Young Women
National Finals where she will
have an opportunity to win the
title of America's Distinguished
Young Woman, a share of
$125,000 in cash scholarships
and college scholarships to
more than 200 colleges and
universities across the nation.
Clark was not only awarded
the 2010 Jr. Miss title during
the annual program held in
October, but she also won the
talent award, scholastic award,
and one of the physical fitness
The daughter of Vern and
Angie Clark, she is the captain
of the Taylor County High
School majorette squad, the
vice president of Key Club and
vice president of Student
Council. She is also a member
of Little Women, the National
Honor Society and the National
Society of High *School
Young Women is an official
preliminary of America's
Distinguished Young Women,
the oldest and largest
scholarship program for high
school senior females of its
Since 1958, this program
(formerly America's Junior
Miss) has awarded more than
$92 million in cash
scholarships and provided
thousands of young women
scholarships to colleges and
universities across the nation.
Each year, Distinguished
Young Women makes available
more than $52 million in
scholarship opportunities to
high school senior women.
The 2011 flagship sponsor
for Florida's Distinguished
Young Women is DRB Benefits
Group of Winter Garden.
The current Florida's
Distinguished Young Woman is
Victoria Humphrey from
Pinellas County, who attends
the University of Miami.
The program is entirely
volunteer and donor driven,
with no paid staff anywhere in
the state. The organization is
committed to giving as much
scholarship money as possible
to Florida's young women,
Order yours today!
Girl Scouts launch cookie campaign
It is that time of year again!
Girl Scout Cookie pre-order
sales opened Jan. 8 and Girl
Scouts from across the 19
counties of the Florida
will take pre-orders for cookies
through Jan. 23.
Cookies will be delivered to
customers starting Feb. 12. The
price is $3.50 per box.
This year's theme "Starting
Today!" will continue the
tradition of providing a quality
cookie while teaching effective
skills to girls, said Raslean M.
Allen, CEO of the Girl Scout
Council of the Florida
"The cookie product program
provides the girls with an
opportunity to learn business
skills including customer
service, budgeting and
planning. Through the Gifts of
Caring program, girls take
action through service projects
that directly benefit others,
giving customers the option to
purchase cookies to donate to
an identified organization."
This year's cookie line
includes the all-time favorites:
Thin Mints, Samoas and
Trefoils, and Lemon
Chalet Cremes are also
Returning to the cookie
line-up this year is the Thank U
Berry Munch cookie. This
cookie has premium
cranberries that provide a sweet
tartness which nicely
accompanies the creamy white
The Girl Scout Council of the
Florida Panhandle invites girls
from kindergarten to 12th grade
"to join the adventure and
empower themselves through
courage, confidence and
character, to make the world a
Currently, the council serves
7,150 girls and 2,400
volunteers across 19 counties
of the Florida Panhandle.
To volunteer or join Girl
Scouts, contact the local
council office at 1-888-271-
8778 or visit www.gscfp.org.
Teacher, Employee of the Year
Taylor County Elementary has selected its 2011
Teacher of the Year and Employee of the Year.
Leigh Anne Lundy, left, won the title of Taylor
County Elementary's Teacher of the Year while
Meridy Robertson was elected as the school's
Employee of the Year. "Both are truly dedicated to
children and committed to making our school the
best it can be," Principal Sharon Hathcock said.
Golden Dragon Acrobats will
perform Jan. 18 in Madison
The North Florida
Community College (NFCC)
Artist Series presents The
Golden Dragon Acrobats on
Tuesday, Jan. 18, at NFCC's
Van H. Priest Auditorium.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the
show begins at 7.
"The Golden Dragon
Acrobats represent the best of a
time honored tradition
that began more than 25
centuries ago. World-renowned
impresario Danny Chang and
choreographer Angela Chang
acrobatics, traditional dance,
spectacular costumes, ancient
and contemporary music, and
theatrical techniques to present
a show of spellbinding beauty,"
Artist Series officials said.
For tickets, call (850) 973-
The Golden Dragon Acrobats take the stage Tuesday.
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
Rosehead, downtown Perry.
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
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
An Early Girl Scout Cookie Recipe
1 cup butter Cream butter and the cup of
1 cup sugar plus additional sugar; add well-beaten eggs, then
amount for topping (optional) milk, vanilla, flour, salt and baking
2 eggs powder. Refrigerate for at least 1
2 tablespoons milk hour. Roll dough, cut into trefoil
1 teaspoon vanilla shapes, and sprinkle sugar on top,
2 cups flour if desired. Bake at 3750 for
1 teaspoon salt approximately 8 to 10 minutes or
2 teaspoons baking until the edges begin to brown.
powder Makes six to seven-dozen cookies.
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Need winter clothes, odds and ends,
children's, women's, men clothes (all
sizes-new and used), household items
and furniture? Very cheap, some items
are Free. Call Ann at 584-9014. Will
CL360 Honda Motorcycle. Runs, but
needs carburetor repairs. $400. Call
Piano and organ for sale at a
reasonable price. Call 850-584-7992
for more information.
Got Junk Cars, Truck?
I buy Scrap Metals!!
State Certified Scales
King size bed with matching dresser
and night table, other household
furniture and household goods. By
appointment only. Call 584-4686.
New in box Rheem 6 year Electric
Water Heater, this month only, $249.95
+ tax cash price. Gulf Coast Plumbing
and Electrical Supply, Inc. 3402 South
Byron Butler Pkwy. 584-8200
12x24 portable building. $3500. See ad
on Craig's List. Call 850-223-3458.
Old Paper Money
Sterling Silver Silverware
Don't sell your
at a yard sale!
Bring it to South House for
45 high quality rattan and vinyl
restaurant chairs ($25 each). A
commercial size popcorn machine,
movie theater version, works great
($300). Call 584-7990.
Household furniture for sale. Call 838-
3859. Leave message if no answer.
Blue Heeler pups (Australian Cattle
Dogs) registered 1 female and 2 males.
All shots and will deliver to Perry,
Florida. $200 and up. Call 561-627-
9193 or 561-722-8290 for more
Five beautiful red nose puppies for
sale. 3 female and 2 male. $75 and
ready to go. Call 838-6981.
C.K.C. Min-pins (sm.). 8 weeks old for
$275. Call 295-0336.
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 2008 3 BD/2 BA 1950 sq. ft.
gorgeous Jacobsen delivered & set on
your land was $85,000 now $59,900 or
$3800 down & $467 per mo. Owner had
financing call 352-493-9600.
Breathe new life back
into your dirty carpet.
A 3 BD/2BA 1600 sq. ft. beautiful used
Skyline delivered & set on your land
$33,400 cash or $3500 down $415.24
per mo. Owner has financing, call 352-
A 3 BD/2 BA 2008 1700 sq. ft.
Jacobsen delivered & set on your land
lots of upgrades home was $70,000
now $49,900 cash or $3200 down
$395.95 permo..Owner has;financing,
A 3 BD/2BA Jacobsen on 5 acres in
Newberry. Fenced and ready for your
horses minutes from Gainesville. $4100
down $740 per mo. Owner has
financing, call 352-493-9606.
A 4 BD/2BA Jacobsen on 2.5 acres in
Old Town just minutes from town.
$4000 down $610 per mo. Owner has
financing call 352-493-9600.
A 4 BD/3BA 2009 Jacobsen home on
your land with office, fireplace, free
furniture, tons of upgrades for only
$375.28 per month. Owner has
financing call 352-302-8216.
1-2- 3 bedroom units available. Close
to everything....far from
expensive.Rent based on income.
Water/GasFurnished. On-site laundry.
Public transportation. SPECIAL
MOVE-IN PACKAGE. Call 850-584-
6842; TDD 711, EHO.
Store for rent. Newly renovated with
warehouse and overhead door in
back. On the square, downtown in
Perry. Only $3.95 per sq.ft. Call 954-
Room for rent. Includes full use of
house, washer, dryer, cable and
central heat and air. $110 per week, call
Full-time Part-time All Shifts
Call Peggy Hamilton, RN, DNS
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S& Rehab Center
207 Marshall Dr. Perry
Drug Free Workplace
Equal Opportunity Employer
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.
We are temporarily accepting
applications for 1, 2, and 3 BR HC and
Non-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
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.
Office space for lease. 224 N. Jefferson
Street. Will alter to suit. On-site parking.
Up to 4,000 sq. ft. SAH Properties. Call
RV spot for rent. Not in park, includes
power, water, sewer, and cable for $350
a month. Call 727-433-4514.
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-
Beautiful Spanish Style home with
South Florida open floor plan in
Glenridge. 3 BD/3 bath, new carpet,
paint, appliances, remodeled baths,
new roqf. Great for entertaining! (850)
Apartment for rent. $125 a week. No
pets or children. Call Wayne at 223-
2 BD/2 Bath DWMH on 20 acres. Clean
and private with wheelchair
accessibility. Comes with lawncare and
250 channels of satellite TV (HBO,
Showtime, Cinemax, etc.). $700 a
month. First and last to move in. Call
672-0850 or 223-2046.
Beautiful house on corner lot for rent. 3
BD/1 BA, family room, big yard and
gated. $675 rent. $675 deposit. 111
Susan street, Perry Fl. 32348. Call 850-
672-0973 or 476-426-1489.
Property for rent. Well and septic tank
on Flounder Lane in Spring Warrior.
Gulfview, 100x100 Lot. $150 per
month. Call 229-834-9060.
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.
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
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.
Pool home for sale by owner. Corner
lots Cherry and High Street, 3
bedroom/1.5 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. $67,000. Call
584-9455 to see.
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.
Recently Foreclosed, Special
Financing Available, Any Credit, Any
Income Vacant Land, , located at,
5635 Woods Creek Rd., Perry,
www.roselandco.com/87H, Drive by
then call (866) 924-8348.
1996 Fleetwood 3 BD/2 BA 24/40 set
on 1 acre on Puckett Road close to
town with fenced back yard. $48,900
with 10% down. Call Becky,
Wednesday-Saturday at (850)584-
7094. No owner financing. WAC.
Property for sale. 313 1/2 S. Henry
Street in Perry. $8,000 cash. For more
information, call 386-294-1737 or 386-
For sale or rent. 2 BD/1 Bath house.
Fenced yard with shed. All appliances
included. $55,000 or $525 a month with
first, last and $250 security deposit.
1986 Suzuki dirt bike. 100 quiet 4
stroke 6 speed with lights. Great
condition. $750. Call 843-0883.
1994 Chevy Z 71 truck for sale. Burnt
engine. $1000. Call 352-359-2161 or
2002 Ford Taurus SEL. Like new, must
see it. Call 850-584-3380 or 838-5146.
J-16 Carolina Skiff w/25 Yamaha.
$3000. Call 850-295-4940.
Looking for experienced HVAC
installers and service technicians.
Come by Advanced Refrigeration and
Air Conditioning between 9 A.M. and 4
P.M. to receive an application. Must
have valid Florida drivers license.
BEACH BOUND. Looking to fill 10 full
time positions. No experience needed.
Paid training. Travel required. All
transportation and lodging furnished.
Start today. Call Steve at 866-726-
TAYLOR COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY
Full Time Library and information
Services Director = $34,777 $40,310.
Applications and job description can be
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
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Refuge House, Inc. is looking to fill the
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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 thisis 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
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Disability accommodations available.
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Refuge House has a fulltime 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
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work as a team member to meet the
needs of clients, agency, and
RN, LPN, CNA's.
Accepting applications for all shifts
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Madison FI. 32340.
Peggy Powers, Director of Nursing.
Justin Davis Enterprises is currently
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part-time position. We are looking for a
professional and experienced
individual with strong communication
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Duties include: Managing incoming and
outgoing calls; typing
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customer billing and data entry tasks.
Requirements are a high school
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experience, involving resolving issues
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and questions. Able to work a flexible
schedule. Must be 21 years of age and
have dependable transportation. Justin
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO: 2010-203-CA
AMERICAN BANKING COMPANY
LLOYD BISHOP CLARK III, a/k/a/ L.B.
AMANDA S. CLARK, ELGIN G. FISHER
MARTHA MAE FISHER,
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: ELGIN G. FISHER and MARTHA M.
FISHER, and any unknown heirs,
devisees, grantees, assignees,
Ilenors, creditors, trustees, or other
claiming by, through, under and
against Elgin G. Fisher and Martha
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to
foreclose on the following property
in Taylor County, Florida:
COMMENCE AT THE NW CORNER OF
THE NW 1/4 OF SE 1/4 OF SECTION
21, T8S, R10E AND RUN SOUTH
01"10'41" EAST ALONG THE FORTY
LINE (BEARING BASE) 753.41 FEET TO
THE SOUTH R/W LINE OF COUNTY
GRADED ROAD; THENCE RUN NORTH
62"01'13" EAST ALONG SAID R/W LINE,
100.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING; THENCE FROM SAID
POB RUN SOUTH 35'16'39" EAST
130.78 FEET TO THE STEINHATCHEE
RIVER; THENCE RUN NORTHEASTERLY
ALONG SAID RIVER THROUGH A
CHORD BEARING AND DISTANCE OF
NORTH 66'06'40" EAST 133.00 FEET;
THENCE RUN NORTH 01 DEGREES 50'
46" EAST 84.23 FEET; THENCE RUN
SOUTH 89'39'30" WEST 137.57 FEET TO
THE SOUTHEASTERLY R/W LINE OF
SAID COUNTY ROAD; THENCE RUN
SOUTH 62'43'58" WEST 70.07 FEET TO
THE POINT OF BEGINNING.
has been filed against you and other
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to It on Plaintiff's attorney, Dale G.
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Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32202, no
more than thirty (30) days from the
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first publication date of this notice of
action and file the original with the
Clerk of this Court either before
service on Plaintiff's attorney or
immediately thereafter, otherwise, a
default will be entered against you
for the relief demanded In the
complaint or petition.
Dated Jan. 04, 2004
Clerk of Circuit Court
By Martl Lee, DC
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that ALLAN
W. JONES TRUST 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
Certificate No. 109
Year of Issuance 2008
Description of Property Parcel No.
Commence of the Northwest corner
of Section 23, Township 2 South,
Range 7 East, Taylor County, Florida.
'O Times January 12, 2011
Thence run South 88"54'10" East
along the North line of the Northwest
quarter of said Section 23 for a
distance of 1485.29 feet; thence run
South 01'10'25" West for a distance
1026.96 feet a Point of Beginning;
thence continue South 88'54'10" East
for a distance of 424.24 feet; thence
run South 01"10'25" West for a
distance of 513.48 feet; thence run
North 88'54'10" West for a distance of
424.24 feet; thence run North
01 10'25" East for a distance 513.48
feet to a Point of Beginning, said
parcel containing 5.00 acres more or
Name in which assessed Renold
Said property being in 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 7th day
of February, 2011 at 11:00 o'clock
Dated this 3rd day of January 2011.
Signature Annie Mae Murphy
Clerk of Circuit Court
Taylor County, Florida
01/05, 01/12, 01/19, 01/26
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