.January 19, 2011
Serving tihe Tree C(iitial of the h S;. i
50th Year, No. 3
With trials set to begin soon
for two suspects in an alleged
inmate tax fraud scheme which
cost the Internal Revenue
Service (IRS) an estimated
$3 million, State Attorney
Robert "Skip" Jarvis is urging
federal officials to put a stop to
the nationwide problem which
reportedly cost taxpayers $123
million in 2009 alone.
Three of the suspects in the
local case have already pled
guilty to related charges while
jury selection is expected to
begin Jan. 31 for David Allen
Wingard and his mother
Margaret Wingard Banks, 87,
Timothy Coughlin, Rhonda
Tellier and Allia Hale have
entered pleas of guilty to
laundering and conspiracy, he
On Friday, Florida Senator
Bill Nelson, along with three
other U.S. senators; sent a joint
letter to IRS Commissioner
Douglas H. Shulman and
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Director Harley G. Lappin
about the growing problem of
inmate tax fraud.
"As you know, according to
the report, the number of
fraudulent prisoner tax returns
identified jumped from 18,103
in 2004 to 44,944 in 2009," the
senators said. "This amounts to
a monetary equivalent of
fraudulent refund claims
quadrupling, from $68 million
in 2004 to $295 million in
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Clark readies for state
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
She and fellow contestants
from across the state are
spending the week in Winter
Garden, preparing for the
Whitney to speak at
The Friends of the Taylor
County Public Library will
welcome Dr. Ellie Whitney to its
meeting on Monday, Jan. 24, at
Whitney holds a Ph.D. in
biology from Washington
University, St. Louis. She lived in
Tallahassee from 1970 to 2006,
where she taught at Florida State
University and for five years
wrote columns for the
Tallahassee Democrat as 'The
She is the author of "The
Tallahassee Coal Plant Fight:
The meeting will be held at the
library, which is located at 403 N.
WEDNESDAY 690 ,
THURSDAY 680 -
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is captured here
The Georgia murder suspect
who fled house arrest was
captured here Sunday, Jan. 16,
at the Greyhound bus station.
A woman in the area of the
station recognized John Dennis
Woods, 37, from local
newspaper coverage of his
escape and called the 911
communications center around
8 a.m. Sunday.
"She told dispatchers that she
was pretty sure that the man
was the one who was in the
newspaper, wanted for escape,"
Perry Police Department (PPD)
Jamie Cruse said.
Officers were sent to the
station, which is located at the
intersection of U.S. 19 South
and Beach Road, and found the
suspect coming out of the
woods that surround the
convenience store and nearby
mobile home park.
"He gave them a false name
at first, but his correct identity
was confirmed and he was
taken into custody without
further incident," Cruse said.
Woods, whose father lives in
Perry, was booked at the Taylor
County Jail and is awaiting
extradition to Georgia.
Taylor County Sheriffs
Office (TCSO) Sgt. Charles
Campbell and PPD Ptl. Timmy
Murphy, along with several
other officers, assisted with the
Woods absconded from
house arrest in Ray City, Ga.,
on Dec. 28, by removing the
ankle bracelet used to monitor
However, he wasn't reported
missing for two more days.
"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 names 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.' Then the company
contacted us," Berrien County
Sheriffs Office Major Ray
"We met with Maj. Paulk on
Jan. 7. They (Georgia officials)
knew that Woods had previous
addresses in Perry and we
began checking those places.
We also informed other officers
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Teachers, principals prepare
for 'performance-based' pay?
The Taylor County School
District is continuing its efforts
to ready itself for the federal
Race to the Top program,
which includes provisions for
performance pay for teachers
.Superintendent Paul Dyal
updated the school board on the
district's progress during a
workshop held Thursday.
Dyal, along with Director of
Personnel Jan Walker and
representatives from the Taylor
Education Association, are
currently in Hillsborough
County attending a workshop
on performance-based pay,
which will require union
The district's Race to the Top
application was approved last
month, and the Florida
Department of Education
(DOE) is evaluating its
proposed budget for the
projected $480.000 grant.
In all, 65 counties applied for
the program, although five later
pulled out, including
neighboring Dixie County.
By taking part in the
program, the district will have
to participate in four elements
emphasized in Florida's Race to
the Top plan, including new
standards and assessments and
increasing the weight of
student performance in teacher
and principal evaluations.
"Each of the four elements of
the state's plan contains
assurances of what DOE will
do and what the participating
districts are expected to do,"
,,.According to the proposed
budget, the district has agreed
to do the following:
Expand lesson study
($4,600): Dyal said this will
include having teachers in like
fields and grades meet and
study common issues and
implement strategies to
SAdd a STEM (Science,
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By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI
Though petite in stature,
Florida Supreme Court Justice
Peggy A. Quince stands head
and shoulders above many in
her "fidelity to truth" and her
dedication to service.
"She is a precious pearl and
one of the brightest stars of our
generation," Flora Woodfaulk
said in her introduction of the
justice who was the keynote
speaker for the 27th annual Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist
Church welcomed a capacity
crowd for the event, held
Sunday, Jan. 16.
The spirit-filled service was
marked by stirring songs of
faith performed by the Mass
Choir of Perry under the
direction of Dr. Phillip Combs
and uplifting messages from
local church and community
The Honorable Judge Greg
Parker and Mayor Emily
Ketring were among those to
welcome everyone to the
program. Ketring also
presented Justice Quince with a
ceremonial key to the city.
"Does this still open the
bank?" the justice quipped.
Striking a much more serious
note in her address, Quince
encouraged everyone to "take
this opportunity to look at what
we need to be doing within our
communities. We don't want to
see what Dr. King did to be in
vain. I have to wonder though,
have we come full circle? Are
we doing what we need to do
right here, right now? If we
don't, who's going to?"
She continued, "We need to
ask ourselves what have we
done lately to sustain and keep
those gains that Dr. King and
others fought so hard for? What
are the social and civil rights
issues of today?"
Quince then cited a number
Six-year-old Andrew Reaves played a pivotal role
in Sunday's service...lifting his arms and telling
everyone to "All rise for Justice Peggy Quince!"
Florida Supreme Court Justice Peggy A. Quince said the best way to honor Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr. was to "continue to eliminate barriers in this country."
of statistics relating the high
percentage of unemployment
among African-Americans as
well as the high rate of home
"We must have economic
justice also. Some 14.4 percent
of U.S. homes are in
foreclosure or at least 30 days
past due on their mortgages.
These homes represent a lot--
the real American dream for
blacks. Home ownership has
decreased and the financial
crisis has robbed our
community of $194 billion
worth of wealth. What are we
doing about this crisis?
"We have to accept some of
the blame. We got greedy and
took out loans we knew we
couldn't afford. Subprime loans
that ballooned out of sight. The
results are that we have lost
billions of dollars of wealth in
our communities. We don't
have generational wealth. But
that is what we should be
striving for--we should want to
leave the next generation better
off. We have got to be about the
business of doing more with
our money. What we are not
doing, is investing in the future.
"We need to make sure our
finances. We need to be about
using the resources we have to
better our people.
"We know that education is
key and yet we are sitting back
and letting our schools become
segregated again. It has been
more than 50 years since
segregation was abolished and
we are still letting it happen.
"We worked so hard and now
it seems to only be slipping
away and we only have
ourselves to blame.
"We need to be in the
business of identifying what
our community needs and
getting it done. We need to
teach our children that they are
all not going to be the next big
rapper or next big sports star.
We need, to teach them to be
"The best way we can honor
Dr. Martin Luther King is to
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The combination of a running sprinkler and freezing
temperatures resulted in stunning ice formations at a home on Old
Dixie Highway. More can be seen on page A-8.
rain, cold fronts
Perry received another three quarters of an inch of rain
Monday morning, bringing the year-to-date total to more than
five inches in some places.
A front passed through the area in the early morning hours
Monday, with the National Weather Service station at Perry-
Foley Airport recording .75 inch of rain over a seven-hour
period, beginning around 5 a.m.
The Division of Forestry rain gauge at the Perry station
recorded a similar amount, bringing its total for the month (and
year) to 5.37 inches. The DOF gauge at Foley has had 4.18
inches of rain in January.
The week is expected to remain on a cycle between cold and
wet. The NWS is calling for decreased clouds today
(Wednesday) with a high around 68 and a low of 44 tonight.
The rain is forecast to return Thursday, with a 40 percent
chance, increasing to 60 percent Thursday night. There will be
a 50 percent chance of rain Friday, mainly before 1 p.m.
Then the cold is set to return for the weekend, with Friday
night expected to drop back into the high 20s. The NWS is not
ruling out the possibility of hard freeze warnings being issued
for the weekend as well.
The message from Florida Supreme Court Justice Quince:
Be aware. Have courage. Take Action.
Resident decries'death and
destruction' of park fountain
A-2 TacoTimes January 19,2011
MARK MORGAN INC.
This letter is to address
the death and destruction of
the fountain in the Veterans
When I read about this in the
local newspaper my thoughts
were, the city manager and
the council members just do
not get it. They do not seem
to comprehend what this park
really means to the people of
Perry. I am sure that most every
family in this town has one of
its own listed on the walls in
Every single thing in this
park was put there through
donations, some of which were
the city, county, businesses
and the private citizens of this
city and this county. Most of
the funds were earmarked for
I wonder if the fountain
was one of these items, if so,
I guess whoever specified
that their donation be spent
on the fountain has lost their
investment in this park.
The other day I took my
85-year-old mother, the widow
of a WWII veteran whose name
is on one of the walls to visit the
park. When we saw the gaping
hole where the majestic fountain
once stood, it really brought
home to us how this hallowed
ground had been desecrated.
Our veterans deserve more
honor and esteem than this.
I realize that the economy is
bad right now but the council
and the city manager could
have let the fountain stand as
it was, with a coat of paint now
and again, and waited for better
economic times. Then with
donations it could be made to
work again, and be funded to
flow once more. I am deeply
saddened and disappointed in
the decision made to destroy it.
First the flame was taken, and
then restored to its proper place;
now the fountain has been
destroyed. What will be next?
Will they vote to demolish it
Christine Clark Grantham
Letters to the Editor
Media's attack on Palin is'sickening'
If anyone has had any
questions about bias in the
media, I hope they have been
watching the reporting on the
terrible shooting in Arizona.
These vultures, who call
themselves journalists, are
taking the shooting of a political
figure and the killing of a little
girl and trying to use it to sway
public opinion of people and
organizations that they don't
The attack on Sarah Palin and
the Tea Party is sickening. They
point to Palin's map showing
targets on areas in the country
where Democrats were thought
to be vulnerable in the election.
This is no different than the map
the DNC had out in 2004 with
targets on areas of the country
where Republicans seats were
They said that Palin and the
Tea Partiers incite violence
by telling supporters, "Don't
retreat, reload." However, they
failed to mention the statement
Barack Obama made in a speech
in which he said, "If they pull a
knife, we pull a gun."
Of course, mentioning that
would take away from the
agenda, wouldn't it? The fact
is, there is absolutely nothing
to even suggest this murdering
piece of trash had any
connection or influence by any
political organization. In fact,
there is evidence that he had his
eye on Rep. Giffords as far back
as 2007, well before Sarah Palin
was on the national scene.
Amazing how she was
influencing him before anyone
had even heard of her, isn't it?
But, the news media has an
agenda to push and they have
already proven that they won't
let little details like facts get in
Main Street thanks Snowfest volunteers
Main Street Perry and
the many volunteers would
like to thank Taylor County
residents for supporting this
year's downtown Snowfest by
shopping, dining and enjoying
The smiles on the children's
faces when they see the snow
for the first time is priceless. The
line for Santa at the Historical
Society was longer than I've
ever seen it. We are proud that
we were able to bring this event
to our downtown area free for
the children of community.
We thank our many business
sponsors and please remember
to support them, without their
generous support this event
would not have been possible:
Capital City Bank, Huddle
House, Buckeye Florida,
Chemring Ordnance (formerly
Martin Electronics), J.R. Ross
Electric, Perry Barber Shop,
Lilliott Aman Insurance, Ina
Padgett, Mama's Restaurant,
Goodmans, Badcock, Big
Bend Marine, Big I's BBQ,
The Book Mart, Hick's Feed
& Seed, Pouncey's, Tuten
Logging, Hampton 'Inn,
Yarbrough Tire, Tree Capital
Credit Union, Timberland Ford,
Premier Medical, Two Dingos
Outlet Store, Papa's Feed, Tea
Time Cafe Restaurant, The Fair
Store, Dr. Hutchins and Jack
This year's talent contest
was sponsored by Capital City
Bank. Our first place winner
was Courtney Wilder, second
place Chris Davis and third
place winner Kalab Wilson. We
appreciate all the contestants'
A special "thank you" to our
friends and volunteers: Photos
and Frames, the downtown
businesses, Pastor Mike Hicks,
Historical Society, Wilson Bait
& Tackle, Cox Electronics,
FEMA/Jeff Manning and Bob
Pattison, Earl Swann, Perry
Police Department, ROTC,
Taylor County High School
Little Women, Taylor County
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Tea Party talk
I just wanted to say that
I attended the Tea Party on
Tuesday, Jan. 11. It was great.
It was very informative. The
speaker was Frantz E. Kebreau.
He spoke about Abraham
Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson and
our Constitution. He spoke about
how and why the Republican
Party was formed. He spoke
about how that 640,000 people
gave their lives during the Civil
War so that every American
could live free. He spoke about
how and why racism still exists
in this country today.
I understand that in most of
the Tea Party meetings, someone
will come and speak about
America, the Constitution and
about our rights as American
citizens. This was my first time
attending one of these meetings.
It will not be my last.
I want to invite the residents
of Taylor County to come to
these meetings, even if you
don't support the Tea Party.
Come to the meetings, and
S..,,ON A SHORT
ON A SHORT LEASH
By the time you read this, the sun will
be out again. But on Monday morning,
when half of you were on holiday, the
rest of us awakened to gloomy skies,
falling rain and cool temperatures.
And we went to work anyway. Since
misery loves company, the weather
seems all the more dismal when you
know others don't have to navigate it.
But it's not just rainy days; it's not
just Mondays. It's January...and there
are days when all of us would like to
vanish from the landscape, lie on the
couch until dark envelopes the house,
and gain 45 pounds eating chocolate.
Just thinking about it makes me
I know the sun's going to come out
again, Annie, but when I wake up to
rain on Monday, I also understand that
the odds are stacked against me.
So I prepare for battle.
Years ago, Elizabeth Davis said to
me, "Wear red." This long-time, well
respected educator was always a
source of wisdom. "That's what they
tell teachers," she said. "On dreary
days, wear bright colors."
So I put on my red sweater and
headed to work, looking longingly at
the house. The dog lay listless in the
garage. She hates rain; she hates damp.
She can't frolic when it's raining. No
other dogs come over to play.
She hates hot and cold. She wants
75 degrees, blue bird skies and a bone.
While some people fear boredom,
it's been so long since I fell victim to
boredom that I can't imagine it still
exists. On a rainy day, while others
stand at the window and pine, or lay
listless in the garage, I can think of
100 things to do--probably one for
every letter of the alphabet. Give me
recipes to prepare, photographs to
file, books to read, movies I never saw
on the big screen. Find me a puzzle,
play me some music, let me catch
up on the sewing, or write, write,
ny days and
S By SUSAN H. LINCOLN
I can always fertilize the houseplants,
look at the baby books, bake brownies
or alter my clothes because of all that
chocolate. I can call friends in faraway
places, fill in my calendar for birthdays
in the new year, and write, write,
But in my red sweater, today, I sit
surrounded by a group of people in
an office with fluorescent lights. And
I must say: God bless people who
come to work, even when it's Monday,
even when it's raining, even when it's
As I approached the downtown
district, I looked at the office lights
on the left and the right, and they
almost looked like home. People eat
doughnuts on rainy days, they pay
their utility bills, buy hardware and go
They renewnewspaper subscriptions,
get their hair cut and pick up
All the while, they complain about
the rain. It's something we can share:
a common dislike for the very rain
which washes the dust from the trees
and gives the spring daffodils the
moisture they need.
If I had a choice, for just a few
days, I'd curl up on the couch and
forego make-up. I'd wear warm socks,
read warm books and think warm
Then a gardening catalog would
arrive in the mail: acres upon acres of
tulips in bloom, seeds for vegetables
and flowers alike. And I'd emerge,
after the rain has washed all the dust
off me, a new person. Ready for
life. Starving for red meat. Wanting
good conversation. Savoring the sun.
Delighting that the weather forecast
doesn't include a hard freeze warning.
Believing with all my heart, that January
is--at its very core--a good month. A
fine month. A new beginning.
The daffodils won't be long.
Keep the faith.
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Union to have say on
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Technology, Engineering and
Math) academy at Taylor
County High School
($128,947): Dyal said the
district is looking at creating a
bio-medical academy at TCHS,
from which students could
graduate as a certified nurse
assistant, and could feed
students to Taylor Technical
Institute's new licensed
practical nurse program.
Increased STEM courses
($57,000): Dyal said the district
is working with North Florida
Community College to offer
master-level courses locally for
teachers in order to allow them
to teach dual-enrollment
classes. While a number of
teachers have master's degrees,
they do not have the requisite
master's level credits in their
Technology for improved
instruction and assessment
($0): Dyal said the technology
grants the district has already
received over the past several
years will cover this
Improved access to state
data ($0): The district plans to
add better access to state
testing data on its Web site.
Use data to improve
instruction ($77,000): Dyal
said the district will upgrade its
current data system, which is
out of date.
Provide support for
educator preparation program
($54,000): The district will
improve its teacher mentor
program, beginning teacher
program and staff development
program. Every new teacher
will have a partner, Dyal said.
Improve teacher and
principal evaluation system
($10,000): Dyal said a teacher
committee was put together
late last year and had its first
meeting during the first week
back from the holiday break.
State attorney: 'I cannot
continue to do federal
officials' jobs for them'
INMATE TAX FRAUD
Continued from page 1
2009, of which some $123
million was actually refunded."
The letter continues that
while Congress passed the
Inmate Tax Fraud Prevention
Act of 2008 in an attempt to
address the problem, progress
on developing a memorandum
of understanding on sharing the
information has so far stalled
due to concerns over "re-
disclosure of tax information to
In response to the senators'
Sletfer,,,r.yia spt ,ap,,e-maiJ to
Nelson's office Tuesday, in
which he said, "I have been
contacted by law enforcement
regarding another round of
these fraudulent tax filings and
their desire for me to file on
"I have tied up resources of
my office handling what should
have been a federal prosecution
all along, but cannot get any
federal assistance nor interest
in it. I essentially filed on these
five individuals because we
were unable to get federal
officials interested in putting
a stop to this problem
and something had to be done. I
am a taxpayer, too," he
"I don't know what it will
take, but my limited state
resources are strained with our
own cases and I cannot
continue to do federal officials'
jobs for them."
According to Jarvis, the
investigation into the local case
was a joint effort of the Florida
Department of Law
Enforcement, the U.S. Postal
Inspection Service, the Florida
Department of Corrections
Inspector General's Office and
the Third Judicial Circuit State
Attorney's Office involving the
filing of false federal income
tax returns by an inmate
formerly incarcerated in the
Taylor Correctional Institution
and the laundering of funds
derived from this illegal
The initial arrests were made
in January 2009.
The investigation revealed
that Coughlin illegally obtained
the identity information of
other inmates and used their
information to file falsified
federal income tax returns in
which he claimed an
overpayment of taxes which
resulted in "tax refunds" being
issued. The funds were
electronically deposited by the
IRS into an account controlled
by Coughlin and others who
would move and conceal these
proceeds, Jarvis said.
Coughlin is serving a life
sentence on charges of
attempted first degree murder,
attempted felony murder,
robbery (with a deadly weapon)
and fleeing/attempting to elude
a law enforcement officer at
high speed. He has been in
custody since June 2001. He
previously served a year in
prison for charges of
aggravated battery with a
deadly weapon in 1994-95.
Wingard is a former inmate
with the Florida prison system.
He and Coughlin were once
housed at the same correctional
Tellier is the wife of a former
inmate and met Coughlin while
visiting her husband in prison,
Use data effectively for
human capital decisions
($149,000): This is where
performance pay and other
personnel decisions will fall,
It is these last two items that
will require negotiations
between the district and TEA.
Complicating matters, Dyal
said, is the fact that a proposed
Florida Senate bill from last
year, which would have
eliminated teacher tenure in the
state, is expected to return
during the upcoming legislative
session in March.
Several school board
members asked about whether
current teachers would be
grandfathered out of the new
proposals or if they would
apply to everyone.
"It depends on what we agree
with," Dyal said.
"Race to the Top provided
opportunities to have
conversations on two important
deliverables that are part of the
grant," he said. "The drive is to
find common ground in
developing teacher evaluation
instruments that are student
"We need to begin to
understand performance pay,
what it means, how we are
going to implement it and
look at value-added for
He said the talks so far have
included the possibility of extra
consideration for those who
work in Title I schools, which
have a higher level of
students receiving free or
reduced lunch, as well as those
working with special needs
Dyal added the district is
trying to be careful about the
sustainability of the new
programs, as the Race
to the Top funding is for four
"The majority of our money
will come in year four for
performance pay and. the
STEM academy," he said.
"Where we have to be careful is
with performance pay."
According to Dyal, he
expects many of the Race
to the Top programs to
become mandates in the near
"You either do it with Race
to the Top money, or you
do it with district money," he
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continue to eliminate barriers
in this country. Prepare the
next generation for these
"It bothers me when I hear
people say we need to take
back America--take it back
"We need to be ever vigilant,
whatever race we are, to be
aware of issues and things
going on in our community and
Quince closed by using the
example of a group in
Arkansas called ACT....."we
must be Aware of what is
happening and have the
Courage to Take action...to
The Rev. George.Williams,
host pastor, concluded the
service by inviting everyone to
T stand and hold hands while
singing the anthem of the Civil
Rights movement, "We Shall
included a liturgical dance
from members of Restoration
Faith Center and a solo by
% Elder Carolyn Demps of
Churches represented on the
program were: New
"1Q Jerusalem Primitive Baptist
Church, Restoration Faith
Center, Antioch Missionary
The Mass Choir of Perry inspired all who listened Baptist Church and New
as they lifted their voices to the heavens during Brooklyn Missionary Baptist
performances of spiritual and freedom songs. Church.
Woods fighting extradition
Continued from page 1
that he might be in Perry and
continued to monitor the places
he might go," Cruse said.
The PPD also worked closely
with Georgia Bureau of
Investigations (GBI) Special
;AgentiDale Wiley. -'
"We believe that Woods had
just gotten off a Greyhound bus
here in Perry when he was
spotted. This is a perfect
example of a concerned citizen
making the right choice and
calling law enforcement,
leading to the capture of an
extremely dangerous and
violent offender. Had it not
been for her swift action, he
could possibly still be fleeing
law enforcement and
endangering the lives of the
citizens of Perry," Cruse said.
"We would like to extend our
thanks and appreciation to the
Perry Police Department and
other local officers--they did a
.great ,jobr, ,.We appreciate
everything that was done...and
especially the citizen
who recognized the
suspect and called police,"'
"Woods is fighting
extradition and we are in the
process of getting what is
called a governor's warrant to
facilitate his return to Georgia.
He will be remanded to jail
until trial and will not be
eligible for bond again."
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 burn it.
A family member discovered
Sauls' remains in Madison and
confronted Woods, reports
stated. 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.
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Saturday to benefit youth at Camp Wekiva
ale Steinhatchee serves spaghetti
Tallahassee Jr. League
invites Taylor shoppers
Members of the Junior League of Tallahassee hope Taylor
Countians know about their Whale of a Sale planned for Feb. 25-
26 at the Tallahassee Mall (former Goody's location). Since 1974,
this has been the league's largest fundraiser, featuring gently used,
quality merchandise at low prices to raise funds for community
projects that benefit children and families in the greater
"We are fortunate to have an amazing group of local businesses
and community leaders partner with the Junior League," said
Betsy Couch, APR, Junior League of Tallahassee President.
To kick off Whale of a Sale, the league is hosting a "Havana
Nights" themed preview party and silent auction on Friday, Feb.
25, from 6 to 10 p.m. The event provides attendees with a fun
evening of delicious food catered by the University Center Club,
drinks and entertainment. Guests attending the preview party are
able to shop Whale merchandise before the Saturday crowds, have
a chance to bid on amazing items at the silent auction and check
out the new 2011 Kias from Kia AutoSport of Tallahassee. Tickets
are $20 in advance or $25 on the day of event. Friday night
shopping only tickets are just $5. Tickets are available at
On Saturday, Feb. 26, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for only $1
admission, attendees get "the best deals in town at Tallahassee's
largest garage sale." The sale features furniture, house wares, toys,
sporting goods, appliances, books, music, DVDs and more. Items
are collected year-round.
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Ingredients: 1 med. red onion, 1 chopped green bell pepper, 4
chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped tablespoon chili powder, 1
tablespoon ground cumin, 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa
powder, 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, salt and pepper to taste,
1 28-ounce fire roasted diced tomatoes, 1-15.5 oz. black beans,
rinsed, 1-15.5 oz. kidney beans rinsed, 1 medium sweet potato,
peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces; sour cream, sliced scallions,
and tortilla chips for serving. (Add 1 lb. browned ground turkey if
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salt and 1/4 tsp. black pepper. Add the tomatoes (and their liquid),
beans, sweet potato, and 1 cup water. Cover and cook until the
sweet potatoes are tender and chili has thickened (on low for 7-8
hours, or on high for 4 to 5 hours). Serve the chili with sour cream,
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From the Steinhatchee
The January meeting of the
Steinhatchee Garden Club was
opened with each member
answering the roll call by
sharing a New Year's
Tables were beautiful with
winter decorations of pine
cones, holly berries, nuts and
snow (cotton!), Each place
setting had a pine cone bird
feeder (made with suet, peanut
butter and bird seed) for
members to take home. The
committee also prepared a
Mrs. Freddie Hires,
president, led the meeting and
asked each committee
chairman to give their report.
General discussion was held on
the upcoming annual spaghetti
dinner to benefit sending
community children to Camp
Wekiva and for local
The dinner will be held on
Jan. 22 starting from 5-7:30
p.m. at the Steinhatchee
Community Center. Tickets are
$5 for adults and $3 for
children under 12, and may be
purchased from any club
member or bought at the door.
Carry-out will also
The third annual Fiddler Crab Festival will be held Friday, Feb.
18, through Sunday, Feb. 20, in Steinhatchee.
The "much anticipated parade" steps off at 10 a.m. on Saturday,
Feb 19, with line-up on Central Ave. (behind the school) between
9th and 13th streets at 9 a.m. The parade will continue south on
13th street, turning right on Riverside Drive and ending at the old
Ideal Marina location.
Parade application and indemnification forms can be picked up ,
at local businesses or downloaded from the chamber of commerce
Both of the forms have to be completed and returned to the
be yard and/or garden. Members
who signed up would make rain
9:30 a.m. at the Community
Andy (the club's "Vanna") and Linda Johnson demonstrated rain barrels and
signed up members for a workshop.
Linda Johnson and her
husband, Andy, (affectionately
known as "Our Vanna"!)
presented the program on how
to make a rain barrel for your
barrels at a workshop presented
by the Johnsons.
Anyone interested in joining
the club is invited to come to
our next meeting, Feb. 8, at
Interested persons may also
contact President Freddie Hires
at (352) 498-5072 or Vice
President Linda Johnson at
address on the bottom of the form.
"We encourage everyone to enter the parade with your
motorcycles, cars, trucks, bands, horses, emergency vehicles, golf
carts, or be creative and come up with something original.
Trophies will be awarded for the best entries.
If you have questions, call Susan at 229-938-0655. Final date to
enter the parade is Feb 18.
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at the Trees of Remembrance in Taylor County.
Making the Gift in memory/ honor of
Anderson Timber Company, Inc. Lillie Odom
Sharlyne Beach Jeanette Westberry
Wilson Bethea Jessie Belle Bethea
James & Kim Bethea Jessie Belle Bethea
Donnie 1.. Blanton Minnie Lee Blanton
Ned & Josie Brafford Dr. Ed Bennett
Ned & Josie Brafford Bessie May Brafford
Ned & Josie Brafford Bob Brafford
Ned & Josie Brafford Hazel Clark
Ned & Josie Brafford PO Lockhart, Jr.
Rick Breer Donna Breer
Bill Brynes John Punda
Bill Brynes Adele Punda
Bill Brynes M.C. Joiner
Paul Calafiore Connie Calafiore
George A. Collins, Jr. Ruby Nell Collins
Barbara Duckworth Marge & Frank Morelly
Joyce Gatlin Amos J. Stanley
Bunnie B. Glover Joe P. Burns, Jr.
John & Julie Hansen James Jackson
Winford I. Harris Lorraine Ladner
Scott & Balinda Kemp Linda Beth Kemp
Patricia Meyerin Dietrich Meyerin
Patricia Meyerin Joseph Permuy
Patricia Meyerin Patricia Permuy
Judy Nowlin Robert Nowlin
Herminia Pierce Pierce Boys & Husband
Susan Polhemus Mom & Dad
Kathryn M. Rizzo Allen Drew Malone
Linda Rommes PO Lockhart, Jr.
Linda Rommes Suzan Lockhart Miller
Shirley G. Scott & Jack Scott Rubye Skinner
Shirley G. Scott Clyde Goodman
James W. Sims, II Carolyn Sims
Mrs. Paul M. Sisk, Sr. Paul M. Sisk, Sr.
Mrs. Paul M. Sisk. Sr. Christopher Paul Sisk
Taylor Coastal Curt Ferguson
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Martha Wilder Willie James Wilder
Flora Woodfaulk Ethel Williams
Laurie Woods Lloyd D. Woods
ILaurie Woods lorena McGill
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parade is coming to Steinhatchee
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service, by becoming a member of The Sons
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research your family history to see if you have
a Confederate ancestor.
The Sons of Confederate Veterans is
the oldest hereditary organization for male
descendants of Confederate soldiers.
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Hospice invites clergy to
lunch, ministry discussion
Big Bend Hospice invites area clergy to
share a complimentary meal, some table
conversation, and an opportunity to exchange
ideas and tips that are helpful in ministry.
Please plan to attend this luncheon on
Thursday, Jan. 20, from noon until 1:15 p.m. at
Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd.,
The Rev. Nancy Dahlberg, pastor of the
United Church in Tallahassee, will speak about
caring for women and families experiencing
pregnancy loss or early loss. Dahlberg is a
certified bereavement counselor with
experience in neonatal pastoral care.
The meeting is open to all clergy in Leon,
Jefferson, Madison, Taylor, Wakulla, Franklin,
Liberty and Gadsden counties. Pastors are
invited to "come, learn and share your
To make reservations for the luncheon,
please contact the Rev. Candace McKibben at
Big Bend Hospice. Her email address is
email@example.com. You may call
her at (850) 878-5310 ext. 250 or toll free at
Clergy are urged to invite leaders within
their congregations who would benefit from
this discussion and fellowship.
Tjidhfrf7r Extra Day Session is Saturday
By SARAH HALL
First Bethlehem District
Association will hold its Extra
Day Session on Saturday, Jan.
22, at Gethsemane Baptist
Church in Tallahassee from 9
a.m. until 1 p.m. Everyone is
reminded to send or bring your
registration. Sister Esther
Pritchett is president and the
Rev. J.B. Duvall is moderator.
Hearing the sermon
Every year, since it was first
delivered by Dr. Martin Luther
King Jr,, we have heard the "I
Have A Dream" speech over
and over. Excerpts from the
original speech are recited and
written for programs and such.
A very powerful and profound
message of the times we live in.
Like Jesus' Sermon on the
Mount, and the scriptures that
tell of his life, birth, death and
resurrection. I wonder if we
just hear, enjoy and keep on
doing just like we've been
doing. Are we still "dreaming"'
or are we making concerted
efforts to make a difference in
the way we think, how we treat
others and the way we live?
When we hear the "I Have A
Dream" speech and we shall
overcome, one of the freedom
songs, it brings tears to our
eyes, but are our hearts
unchanged? Are we loving
more, forgiving more and
doing more to promote social
change and civil equality?
What are we "practicing" and
can we see some improvement
in our society? Are we equal--
but separate, or are we waiting
until Jesus comes back to
change things? On Jan. 15, we
began hearing the sermon
again. When we start living out
this message, then God will
send us another one. Not
surprisingly, 2000 years later,
Jesus' sermon is still being
repeated over and over and
some of us still don't believe.
A sermon or speech isn't
complete until it is put into
practice. The gladiator of
peace is gone but his dream
reminds us of the truth we must
"- Please see page 8
Cindy Lee Carter
Cindy Lee Carter, 19, died
Jan. 16, 2011.
A lifelong resident of Taylor
County, she was the daughter
of Douglas and Stacy Carter of
Perry, and Vilma R. Colon, also
of Perry. She was a member of
Crosspoint Baptist Church.
Other survivors include:
paternal grandparents, Coretha
and Bud Russell of Perry;
maternal grandfather, Edelmiro
Colon of Puerto Rico; two
brothers, Chase Carter and
Cameron Carter of Perry; a
sister, Crystal Colon of Perry;
and a fiance, Justin Rocco of
Funeral services will be held
Jan. 20 at 11 a.m. at Beggs
Funeral Home Perry Chapel.
The family will receive friends
one hour prior to the service.
Interment will follow at
Fellowship Primitive Baptist
Church Cemetery in Madison
Jon Martin Bird
Jon Martin "Marty" Bird, 55,
died -- Jani.':17, Gf 11 -'at
Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Indiana to
Robert and Janette Grubbs
Bird. Coming from Mayo, he
had lived in Perry for the past
10 years. He was a self-
employed carpenter and a
member of St. Johns Christian
Survivors include: his wife
of nine years, Debbie Bird of
Perry; four sons, Jon Bird of
Tampa, Chris Bird of
Nashville, Tenn., Michael
Tucker and Donald Tucker,
both of Perry; a daughter,
Nicole Batchler of South
Carolina; a brother, Larry
"Butch" Bird of Mayo; and
Memorial services will be
held at St. John's Christian
Fellowship on Saturday, Jan.
22, at 2 p.m. with the Rev.
Mark McElfresh officiating.
You may sign the guestbook:
Elizabeth H. Deschner, 93,
died Jan. 13, 2011, at
Westminster Oaks in
Tallahassee. She was born in
Cincinnati, Ohio, to George W.
and Frieda Weichers Hopf. She
was a homemaker and a
Mrs. Deschner was preceded
in death by her husband, Robert
Survivors include: a son,
Robert G. Deschner of
Tallahassee; a daughter, Linda
D. Edwards, of Tallahassee;
three grandchildren; and two
Funeral services were held
Sunday (Jan. 16) at Joe P.
Bums Funeral Home Chapel at
2 p.m. Interment followed at
Pineview Memorial Garden.
Family members received
friends at the chapel on
Saturday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
You may sign the guestbook:
John Glk e Sr.
John Glee Sr., 103, died Jan.
11, 2011, in Madison. He was a
member of the Deacon Board
of New Chapel Missionary
Baptist Church in Greenville
and of Sweet Home Masonic
Lodge, No. 67. Mr. Glee was
also the first black
owner/operator of a school bus
for the Madison County School
Survivors include: two sons;
Henry Lawrence Glee of
Miami and William James Glee
Sr. of Pensacola; three
daughters, Johnnie Mae Brown
Pugh of Jacksonville, Virleen
Williams of Madison and
Barbara Glee Johnson of
Miami; 28 grandchildren; 42
great-grandchildren; and 20
Family members will receive
friends Friday. Jan, 21, at New
Chapel Missionary Baptist
Church in Greenville from 5-7
p.m. Funeral services will be at
Van H. Priest Auditorium at
North Florida Community
College in Madison at 11 a.m.
on Jan. 22 with burial at Oak
Ridge Cemetery in Madison,
Trinity Funeral Home in
Perry is in charge ofaill
6 P.M., Monday, February 7, 2011
At Westside Baptist Church on Highway 98
The agenda will include nomination of a new representative to the
Board of Directors and discussion of the increase in membership
fee from $100 to $250, effective March 1, 2011.
Eligible persons can become members at the $100 fee prior to
March 1 by contacting board member Marilyn Kinsey,
584-4226 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 584-4329
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John Wynn Gant
John Wynn Gant, 69, of
Taylor County, died Jan. 8,
A native and former resident
of Brick, N. J., Mr. Gant had
lived in Florida for more than
30 years, residing for the last
few years in Madison and
While in Brick, he was a
student in the public school
system and served as
quarterback for the Brick High
School football team.
By profession, Mr. Gant was
a heavy equipment operator.
He is survived by his
children of New Jersey,
Gregory Gant, Terra Gant and
Jason Gant; as well as a
brother, Dennis Gant and wife
Elisabeth, of Perry; and a sister,
Claudia Zervois. No funeral
services are planned.
Bevis Funeral Home in
Tallahassee was in charge of
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,Taylor County Board .of Go.uP yr r .
Is Accepting Applications For
TAYLOR COUNTY RECREATION
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS
This is a demanding volunteer
meets regularly to discuss operations of the
Taylor County Sports Complex. TCRAB will
consist of 7 members, each of whom shall be a
registered voter of Taylor County as well as being
a current resident of the county. Appointees are
to be representatives of all sports played at the
County Sports Complex including but not limited
to soccer, football, baseball, softball, basketball,
tennis and users of the trail.
For more information or to request an application
call 838-3500 Extension 7 or come by the Taylor
County Administrative Complex located at 201
East Green Street or visit
Deadline for submission of applications is
February 1, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. Applications may
be delivered to the County Administrator's office
at 201 East Green Street. Applications may also
be faxed to 838-3501 or e-mailed to
Member selection will be made during the
Board of County Commissioner's meeting
scheduled for February 7, 2011, at 5:30 p.m.
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A-7 Taco Times January 19,2011
Boys clinch top seed
in district tournament
The Taylor County High boys
soccer team clinched the top
seed in the upcoming district
tournament with a 2-0 victory
over East Gadsden Monday
night at Dorsett Stadium.
The win gives the Bulldogs an
unbeaten district record. at 3-0-3
(12-4-3 overall) going into next
week's district tournament at
East Gadsden High in Quincy.
Play gets underway Tuesday
with the championship game
slated for 7 p.m. on Friday.
It is the third straight season
that the Bulldogs have nailed
down the top seed in the
In Monday's contest senior
Jesse Braswell got the 'Dogs off
to a good start with a goal early
in the first half off a corner kick
by Ryan Ragans.
Later, Taylor County got
some insurance on a header
by Sergio Villagomez in what
Coach Rodney King called
"one of the most electrifying
goals I've ever witnessed."
Villagomez took a cross pass
from Chad Ellis that pulled
East Gadsden's keeper out from
the goal and Villagomez hit a
header from 30 yards out to give
the 'Dogs a 2-0 lead.
Taylor County also got an
important district win last
Friday by topping Florida High
Villagomez booted one goal
off a hard-fought assist by
Caleb Homer and Ellis scored
the game winner on an assist
from freshman Joe Pelt.
The Bulldogs wrap up the
regular season this week with
home games against Hamilton
County on Tuesday night and
Community Christian on Friday.
Friday's game gets underway at
Taylor County High's boys varsity soccer team finished second in the Columbia
Invitational Soccer Tournament last month in Lake City. The opposing coaches
selected (left to right) Ryan Ragans, Trey Whiddon, Jon Thomas and Morgan Pelt for
the All-Tournament Team.
PSA registration continues
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.
up for spring
The City of Perry Redreation
Department is gearing up for the
youth spring baseball season.
Registration will be held Feb.
15-17 from 5:30 p.m. until 7
p.m. for the 10-under and the
12-under leagues at Catharin
The sign-up for T-ball,
Rookie League and girls'
softball will be held Feb. 21-
24 from 5:30 p.m. until 7
p.m. also at Catharin Norman
The registration fee for all
leagues is $42 per player.
Also, there will be a coaches'
meeting on Monday, Feb. 7,
at 6 p.m. at the Taylor County
Sports Complex office.
Sign-up will be at Taylor
Photography .on U.S. 19
South or The Fair Store in
For more information, call
584-8919 or 584-7429.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
(FWC) is offering a free
hunter safety course in Taylor
The 16-hour course will be at
the Taylor Correctional Institute
in Perry. Classroom instruction
will take place Feb. 26 from
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with live-fire
exercises Feb. 27, starting at 8
Students must attend all
class dates to receive their
All firearms, ammunition
and materials are provided
free of charge. Students should
bring a pen or pencil and paper.
An adult must accompany
children under 16 at all
'Dogs to be honored at annual
awards banquet Saturday night
Members of the Taylor
County High varsity and junior
varsity football teams and
cheerleaders will be honored
Saturday at the annual awards
Tickets are $5 each and may
be purchased in the school's
The event will feature video
highlights of the undefeated
junior varsity squad and the
11-1 varsity team that recorded
the first undefeated regular
season for the Bulldogs since
Also, the annual "Top
Dawg" awards will be given
out to players in each grade
who "give great effort in
class, promote a positive
image of the school and
prepare to win," according
the TCHS Coach Shane
The evening's meal will be
catered by Goodman's.
The hunter safety course is FWC course satisfies hunter
required for everyone born on or -safety training requirements for
after June 1, 1975, to purchase all other states and Canadian
a Florida hunting license. The provinces.
Florida Fish and Wildlife
(EWCj t officers will score der i
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
The deer being scored must
have been taken in Florida by
fair-chase methods. Qualifying
antlers will be recorded in
the Florida Buck Registry;
1858 S. Jefferson St., Perry, Fla. 32348
(in Domino's Shopping Center next to Wal-Mart)
Locally Owned & Operated
Open Mon. Fri. 9:30 5:30, Sat. 10:00 4:30
Full Service Pawn -- 850) 584-4300
owners will receive a certificate of
suitable for framing and a Fl
patqi. ji-,,; ni t.. to
The FWC established the
Florida Buck Registry in 1982 ar
to provide hunters with a record ar
of the number and quality ty
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a course can register online
and obtain information about
future hunter safety classes at
by calling the FWC's regional
office in Lake City at 386-758-
f white-tailed deer taken in non-typical antlers.
orida and to give recognition For more infon
SFl riSata;ltters e,; Scott's Gunsmithin
The minimum qualifying at 386-752-9898.
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Exercise your eyes.
Reading the newspaper.
Exercise your brain.
Reading the newspaper.
Find a sport you like.
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Spend time with your children.
Reading the newspaper.
Discuss local issues.
Reading the newspaper.
Find a used bicycle.
Reading the newspaper.
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Will pawn or buy anything of value
Find a personal trainer.
Reading the newspaper.
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A-8 Taco Times January 19, 2011
Busy weekend for
Deadline approaching for Angel Food
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.
San Pedro will hold gospel sing
San Pedro Baptist Church will hold a gospel sing on Saturday at
7 p.m. featuring the Mercy Mountain Boys. Refreshments will be
New Brooklyn celebrates pastor's anniversary
Pastor D.L. McBride's Silver Anniversary Observance (1986-
2011) will be marked by the 2011 Leadership Conference and
Luncheon on Saturday, Jan. 22, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
This event will be held in the fellowship hall of New Brooklyn
M.B. Church with the program titled, "Techniques for a Spiritual,
Devotional Worship Service." McBride will focus on "Five
Strategies for Healthy Church Growth."
Revival services at Holy
Tabernacle begin Jan. 20
Continued from page 6
live. The struggles remain. The violence and hatred is still here.
We must somehow, someway stand firm in our beliefs of love
for God, our country, our fellowman and ourselves. We must
keep on hearing the sermon again...but we must do more than
Something to think about: every story has three sides--yours,
mine and the facts.
Jesus, you are the center of my joy. All that's good and perfect
comes from you. You're the source of my contentment, the hope of
all I do. Jesus, you are the center of my job.
Revival services will be held Jan. 20-22 at Holy Faith Tabernacle
Church, 1609 S. Woodard St. in Perry. Host Pastor John Harvell
welcomes Guest Prophetess Karen D. Washington. Come and be
Our sincere prayers for William Monroe (TMH), Dave Stallworth
(VA, Gainesville), Amos Bellamy and William Rollings (both
home), Helen Smith (Health South) and Moncrief Ervin.
Happy Birthday to Ivory Turner, Mary Phillips, Sarah Hall and
daughter Minnie K. Ingram.
Lord, give us sensitivity to people in their grief and pain, to weep
with them and show your love in ways mere words cannot attain.
When someone's grieving, listen--don't lecture. Let's continue
to pray for Laura Taylor and family, Willie and Irene Barnes and
family in the loss of Irene's brother, Leonard "Bob" Brown. The
funeral will be Saturday, Jan. 22, at Trinity Funeral Home in Perry
at 4 p.m.
Freezing temperatures and a few well-placed sprinklers
turned this yard off of Old Dixie Highway into a frozen
work of art.
ATTENTION HOMEOWNERS -
SFiling Period for Tax Saving
Exemptions Ends March 1st
NEW HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION APPLICATION
FLORIDA LAW requires that applications be made by MARCH 1. 2011 io be aeliaile t.is this exemption
In order to qualify for this exemption you must.
1. Hold title to the property as of January 1, 2011.
2. Reside on the property as of January 1, 2011.
3. Be a LEGAL resident of the State of Florida as of January 1, 2011.
You must then appear personally at the County Property Appraiser's Of'l.:
PLEASE BRING THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTATION ON YOU CAND AN I',iUR P'I-': E
Florida Driver's License. Social Security Number. Florida Car Registiraii:in FlonrJ i 1'.... i: R ieg ir.ation
or Declaration of Domicile If not a U S. citizen, bring Residency iGree'ni_ ~.
If filing on a mobile home you will need to purchase a real property slti l er
please bring a copy of your mobile home registration
AGRICULTURAL (GREENBELT) FILINGS
All owners or lessees of agricultural lands who desire agrcullural ;lassl d i:.tiors; i., i
purposes on their property must file an agricultural application with the Ar.prai.r vl...re h$5
January 1 and March 1 r. ..j i *.i-werwh
DISABLED VETERAN'S EXEMPTION
A disabled veteran who I-ha 1):, ii r i-rn **.,ijr
time disability is entilied to an addfir':.,[3l .L- i r
beyond Homestead Exemption A "., A leiier irij.
accompany application Velerans who, mre rcl ily .11
permanently disabled as a result t .:1 .;rtain- ;:r.i...
connected disabilities should C.Lnia,: the "pprJr : r -,
Office for determination of either spei .l :t bei l i':ht
DISABILITY EXEMPTION $500.00
Every Florida resident who is tcra31! ajnt- p. rnia-i i *
disabled qualifies fir ihe 3500 evemnipl n it hin-i
the first time, present prooiof T he toTal ranr pern-, r:r-,tn
disabilily by obtaining. a certihcate Ironri ii:-r....j
Florida physician Residency miust L:. s ,-i J.-nt i,.
00 WIDOWS/WIDOWERS EXEMPTION
r is a permanent Florida resdenrlt mav cila!r this exemplilnr If the widow'
;... "e reinar ne she'he is no longer eligible and if the husband and ri .'it6 ,..'e re di orced before
Iis i er death the ', omin is rnt considered a widow.. nor the man 3a wido..er I tfilng for the first
on-e please present a recorded copy of a Death Cer-ilrale
TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY
TangrbiQ Per.sonal Property returns must be tileao nr later than .Ar.ri; 1st Failure io file a return
'vill r oult in .i penalty and an assessment will bee made as rro'.'itd by Florida Law Tangible
Fi'er'i-n.l Property includes property such as business furniture and I.tures machinery and
".jiliimeint household goods and personal effects Florida rsii'nriis are enxempt from he tax
.jrn luii...ihold goods and personal effects in Iheir homestead ) The deadline ficr charitable and
;qualifi-ed no1r-prcilit organizations eligible: as such e',.mpihon I Mjarch 1s1 All others must file
by Apt ii 1S'
EXEMPTION FOR TOTALLY AND PERMANENTLY DISABLED PERSONS
i -,j. ;,i'ri.,l i.s should contact the appraiser's office lor special beneii l riforrl tii n ifi paraplegic
i'.n -iifiecli: or ujlihr totally and permanently disabled person .J l ,'. i rnust u.e 3 vwheelchair for
in :jl iiiv i r rh- Is ,,c legally blind may qualify for this er.empticn A statement of gross income must
.-:.: r.,.iny. the application If iling lor the firs. time pleas- bring ai r nrticatie Irom i2i licensed
,l,., I .. 1 hi h state
We.."n Renewal Cards Must Be Returned
service ae !1 -L .Ibe
most haptitBefore March 1 Deadline.
Our off km i Bruce A. Ratliff
in the Tay i:t Property Appraiser Taylor County P.O. Box 936 Perry, Florida 32348 (850) 838-3511
DO NOT RETURN YOUR RENEWAL CARD IF
YOU STILL QUALIFY FOR THE EXEMPTION
Is it necessary to apply for homestead exemption each year?
No you will ree.ie .an autcmall: r-ni .'al card as long as you rad
a homestead or agricultural classi icalon lasl year Most Taylor
Couiliarin who ina.e I ".'d i thlI .ni e hoiie lou a number of years
have already made nital application and lthereorpe djr not have
to come by the pioperlv aporra' eri :-,tfi:e Ho-rever. It you move.
or if Ihere is a change of ,:..':nrerShlp It i; nece-ssary to male new
If I move to another residence, is the homestead
exemption automatically transferred to my new home?
Nc. Exemptions are NOT automatically transferred In order
for you to receive the e.eemrption on your new home you
must apply between January 1st and M.arch 1sl
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To her sisters in Alpha Kappa Alpha, she is simply "Peggy." To everyone else,
she is "Your Honor." Florida Supreme Court Justice Peggy A. Quince, center, is
shown with sorority sisters Peggy Williams, Tremmie Robinson, Flora Woodfaulk
and Nita Scott at the 27th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative
Third Judicial Circuit Court Judge Greg Parker, right, offered greetings to
everyone gathered for Sunday's commemorative service and stated "What an honor
it was..." to have Supreme Court Justice Peggy Quince as keynote speaker.
walk hand in
live in peace...
We are not
will see us
deep in my heart
I do believe. We
Everyone joined hands and sang the anthem of the
Civil Rights movement, "We Shall Overcome."
B-1 Taco Times January19,2011
Police chiefs name Dean
'Legislator of the Year'
The Florida Police Chiefs
Association (FPCA) has
William Snyder and Senator
Charles "Charlie" Dean with its
prestigious "Legislator of the
On Sunday, Jan. 9, FPCA
President Chief Peter Paulding
presented Snyder with the
award during the board
of directors meeting
held during the 2011
mid-winter conference in St.
On Monday, Jan. 10, he
presented Senator Charles
Dean his award during opening
ceremonies for the conference.
"During the 2010 Legislative
session, both Representative
Snyder and Senator Dean
became known to the FPCA as
men of integrity, honesty and
great supporters of law
enforcement with a sincere
commitment to public service,"
Paulding said. "Their ability
and willingness to work openly
on issues important to our state
should be an example for those
who currently hold office and
for those seeking public
Senator Charles Dean
18 from Taylor earn degrees,
certificates at North Florida
One hundred forty-six
students were recognized as
graduates of North Florida
Community College (NFCC) at
the end of NFCC's Fall Term
The graduates included 18
Taylor County students who
were awarded degrees or
Associate in Arts degree:
Justin Cole Blue, Erica Davis,
Jenna Erby, Walter Glen
Hammers, Kia Hill, Manda
Gale Homer, Jacqueline
McDonald, Kristy T. Monroe
and Joshua Sands.
(PCT certificate) Amanda Raye
Brannen, Abbigail Gilpin and
*Associate in Science
.Justin C. Brock, Theresa L.
Freeman, Rebecca A. Kelly,
Amber L. Slaughter and
* Patient Care Technician Chanda Amanda Marie Warf.
Civic clubs invited to join
teen awareness campaign
The Perry Police Department
is in the process of utilizing a
teen occupant protection safety
grant and invites local service
groups to get involved.
"With the help of the Perry
Optimist Club, enforcement
and advertising, we have seen
seat belt use among teenagers
increase to 98. percent," Sgt.
Dodd Franklin said.
"We will continue with the
enforcement and advertising
during the Memorial Day Click
It or Ticket enforcement wave.
If your organization or civic
club would like to be involved
in the next enforcement wave,
please give us a call. We can
use the grant money to
purchase ads in the local
newspaper promoting teen seat
belt use and can feature your
club or organization's logo on
the ad. We are planning on
doing another seat belt
checkpoint and would like to
give cash money to those
students caught buckled up.
"The Optimist Club donated
$300 and gave 30 students a
$10 bill during our last
checkpoint. The students talked
about receiving the money for
days and it reinforced the idea
to buckle up and have a chance
at cash or not buckle- up and
"Our next seat belt
promotion campaign will be
held in the spring, which gives
groups plenty of time to join
us," Franklin said.
For more information about
the campaign or to join the
effort, please contact Franklin
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, 7:30 p.m.;third 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
Win tickets to the Daytona 500
The Perry Rotary Club is offering chances to win two tickets
to the Daytona 500 plus $100 in spending money.
Tickets are available from any Rotarian for a $1 donation.
Proceeds from the fund-raiser will benefit Rotary's local
community service endeavors.
Free legal services available
Three Rivers Legal Services will be offering free civil legal
services to low-income and other eligible citizens at the Taylor
County Public Library on Monday, Jan. 24, from 12:30 to 3:30
p.m. Please call 800-495-0039 to schedule an appointment.
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B-2 Taco Times January 19, 2011
The deadline for classified
ads are Monday by. 5 p.m
for the Taco Times and
Wednesday by 5 p.m. for
the Perry News-Herald.
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6041 BEACH RD
Looking to buy a total gym or contour
core sculpting system. Call 584-6737,
Brand new wooden bunk bed with side
steps and underbed trundle storage.
Paid $800, asking $400. Call 843-0405.
Steel burn barrels with lids for sale $16
or $20. Delivered. Call 295-5842.
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
45 high quality rattan and vinyl
restaurant chairs ($25 each). A
commercial size popcorn machine,
movie theater version, works great
($300). Call 584-7990.
Beauty shop equipment for sale. One
styling station with chair, one shampoo
station with chair, reception desk and
one nail tech table. All for $800, call
Old Paper Money
Sterling Silver Silverware
Don't sell your
at a yard sale!
Bring it to South House for
2 male red nose puppies for $75, call
Lost black and tan Dachshund with red
collar. Last seen Dec. 6 on Lewis Drive
and Hwy. 19. If found, please call 295-
5530 or 295-2107. Missed by family
Brand new 2 or 3 BD/2 Bath DWMH.
$35,995. Includes delivery, setup,
AC/Heat, steps and skirting. Prestige
Home Centers, Chiefland. Open on
Sunday 12 to 5. 800-477-2492.
Brand new 4 BR/2 Bath starting at
$55,995. Prestige Home Centers,
Chiefland. Open on Sundays, 12 to 5.
Used & repo mobile homes. Financing
available. Prestige Home Centers,
Chiefland. Open on Sundays 12 to 5.
Bank repo. 3 BD/2 Bath on 2 acres in
Shady Grove area. EZ financing with
low down payment. Prestige Home
Center, Chiefland. Open Sundays. 800-
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 has
financing call 352-493-9600.
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 per mo. 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.
For rent available, July 1, 2010.5 BD/2
BA house, downtown Perry, $1,000
month lease, plus security deposit. Call
Available now 5 BD/2 bath house. CHA,
fenced backyard, garage/carport
located at 514 N Washington Street.
Security deposit and $1000 a month
lease. Call 662-279-3282.
3 BD/2 BA DWMH. Newly remodeled.
No pets. $500 rent, $500 deposit.
References needed. Call 584-3835.
Efficiency apartment for rent.
Furnished. Cedar Island. Gulf
access/dock. 850-295-2032 $450 per
Room for rent in my 3 BD house. $110
a week, includes everything except
phone. Nice area. First and last to move
in. Call 850-843-0883.
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
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.
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.
Rooms available at Skylark Motel
everything included from Monthly $585
required $45 deposit), $165 weekly or
0 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.
Breathe new life back
into your dirty carpet.
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.
Beautiful Spanish Style home with
South Florida open floor plan in
Glenridge. 3 BD/3 bath, new carpet,
paint, appliances, remodeled baths,
new roof. Great for entertaining! (850)
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.
Apartment for rent. $125 a week. No
pets or children. Call Wayne at 223-
Beautiful house on corner lot for rent. 3
BD/1 BA, family room, big yard and
gated. $665 rent. $665 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
19.8 acres for sale includes a barn with
shed, 12.000 worth pen feeders, 30
head cows. One mile from city limits.
$85,000. Call 223-0140 after 6 p.m.
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.
Property for sale. 313 1/2 S. Henry
Street in Perry. $8,000 cash. For more
information, call 386-294-1737 or 386-
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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.
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.
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 8'66726-'
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
EEO, VP, DT, background check
CNAs, HHAs & RNs for in-home &
facility patient care. Part-time, full-time,
24/7. Background check required. Visit
www.hopewellcare.com for an
application or apply @ 2121 Killarney
Way, Tallahassee. 850-386-5552, fax
Now accepting applications for self
starting, hard working store managers
in the retail convenience industry. Will
train qualified applicants. Competitive
pay scale for experienced applicants.
Fax resume to (850)973-2116 or call
Immediate opening for a full-time
Maintenance Tech at an apartment
community in Perry. Need motivated
individual with general maintenance
skills: plumbing, SR, painting, electrical
& carpentry. Must have valid drivers
license and transportation.
Competitive salary and benefit
package offered. EOE and Drug Free
Workplace. Submit resumes to
or fax (850)914-8410.
AVON! Call now to get started- earn up
to 40% still only $10 for Start Up Kit!
For appointment call: 850-570-1499
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 cartons@refuge
house.com for more information.
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
deadlines. Ability and willingness to
work as a team member to meet the
needs of clients, agency, and
Due to a tremendous increase in sales
and production needs, Thule is
accepting applications for:
Powder Coat Painters
Tig/mig Welders (aluminum and steel)
If you have completed an application in
the last two months you need not
reapply. Additional requirements are a
proven good job history, references,
and a great attitude. Enjoy benefits like
insurance, paid holidays, vacation, and
sick time! Applications are available
from 9am to 4pm in the office at 606
Industrial Park Drive in Perry.
Appointments for interviews will be
made by the HR Manager after
reviewing applications. No phone calls
Come Join the Thule Team!
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.
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-
Need home health care help? I'm
trained, experienced, have references
and pet friendly. Call 584-6880.
C 207 Marshall
r Drug Free Workplace
Equal Opportunity Employer
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Dries in 3-4 Hours ~ Tile Floors ~ Pet Odors
TREE CAPITAL CLEANING
. 584-CLEAN (584-2532) ....-
2003 4 BR/2BA 2300 Sq. ft. on .75 acres
Includes fireplace, walk-in closets, His & Her
sinks including Garden Tub in Master Bath.
All new appliances. Call for extra pictures.
Chip Markley 706-326-0727 or 706-326-0728
Full-time Part-time All Shifts
PRNs RNs LPNs
Call Peggy Hamilton, RN, DNS
Part time or Full time
Minimum two years
No phone calls please
601 Everett Way
off South Byron Butler Pkwy.
TAYLOR COUNTY SENIORS
NEED MONEY "TRAINING" FOR A
If you are 55 or over, with limited
income, we may have a training
program and path to employment just
right for you. Learn while you earn, no
cost to you! For more information and
Contact EXPERIENCE WORKS today
Call Georgia or.Lana now 850-342-
A Senior Community Service
1079 Atlantic Boulevard Suite 2.
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233-0006
RN, LPN, CNA's.
Accepting applications for all shifts
Full-time and Part-time.
Madison Nursing Center
2481 West US 90
Madison Fl. 32340.
Peggy Powers, Director of Nursing.
Justin Davis Enterprises is currently
seeking a highly motivated self-starter
to work in an administrative assistant
part-time position. We are looking for a
professional and experienced
individual with strong communication
skills and advanced MS Office skills.
Duties include: Managing incoming and
outgoing calls; typing
correspondences; resolving customer
issues, complaints and answering
questions; assist drivers with delivery
issues; monitor progress of deliveries;
customer billing and data entry tasks.
Requirements are a high school
diploma or GED equivalent. Candidate
must be results oriented and quality
driven. Applicant must be able to multi-
task and work in fast paced
environment. Customer service
experience, involving resolving issues
and responding to customer requests
and questions. Able to work a flexible
schedule. Must be 21 years of age and
have dependable transportation. Justin
Davis Enterprises is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. All candidates
are subject to pre-employment criminal
background, drug and alcohol
screenings. Please send resume to
TALL TIMBER TREE SERVICE
*Bucket truck use
'Free Estimates* and
850-838-5923 or 850-584-8191
Mark A. Moneyhan
Certified Quality Specialist
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-
COMPUTER SALES &
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Sojourners House sitters, call 850-
578-2310 or 850-578-2470
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, THAT THE
TAYLOR COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS WILL HOLD A
PUBLIC HEARING MONDAY FEBRUARY
7, 2011 AT 6:10 P.M. TO RECEIVE INPUT
AND NOTIFY THE PUBLIC OF THE
POSSIBLE GRANT SUBMISSION BY THE
TAYLOR COUNTY BOARD OF
COMMISSIONERS TO FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL
PROTECTION, LAND AND WATER
CONSERVATION FUND (LWCF) 2011
FUNDING CYCLE. THIS GRANT
PROGRAM IS FEDERALLY FUNDED
THROUGH THE NATIONAL PARK
SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE
ALL MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE
WELCOME TO ATTEND. NOTICE IS
FURTHER HEREBY GIVEN PURSUANT TO
FLORIDA STATUTE 286.0105, THAT ANY
PERSON OR PERSONS DECIDING TO
APPEAL ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT
THIS MEETING WILL NEED A RECORD
OF THE HEARING AND MAY NEED TO
ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF
THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH
RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY
AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE
APPEAL IS TO BE BASED
THE PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD AT
THE TAYLOR COUNTY BOARD OF
COMMISSIONERS MEETING ROOM,
201 E. GREEN STREET PERRY, FLORIDA
ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THIS
MATTER SHOULD BE GOVERNED BY
THIS PUBLIC NOTICE
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MAY BE
OBTAINED FROM: MELODY COX.
GRANTS DIRECTOR (850)838-3553
DATED THIS 14TH DAY OF JANUARY,
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE
THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AN FOR
TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 10-673-DR
IN RE: The Marriage of
MICHELLE LYNN RECKWALD,
NOTICE OF ACTION OF DISSOLUTION
TO: RASHUN RIDGEWAY, whose last
known address is 2700 Mixon Rd.,
Perry, FL 32348.
YOUR ARE NOTIFIED that an action
has been filed against you and that
you are required to serve a copy of
your written defenses. If any, to it on
Sellers, Taylor, & Morrison, P.A.
attorneys for Michelle Reckwald, and
file the original with the Clerk of this
Court at 108 N. Jefferson St. P.O. Box
620 Perry, Florida 32348 before
service of immediately thereafter, If
you fail to do so, a default may be
entered against you for the relief
demanded in the petition.
Copies of all court documents in this
case, including orders, are available
at the Clerk of the Circuit Court's
office. You may review these
documents upon request.
You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit
Court's office notified of your current
address. (You may file Notice of
Current Address, Florida Supreme
Court Approved Family Law Form
12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit
will be mailed to the address on
record at the Clerk's office.
Warning: Rule 12.285, Florida Family
Law Rules of Procedure, requires
certain automatic disclosure of
documents and information. Failure
to comply can result In sanctions,
including dismissal or striking of
Clerk of the Circuit C Court
By Salina Ford
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the
undersigned intends to sell the
personal property described below
to enforce a lien imposed on said
property under the Florida Self
Storage Facility Act Statutes (section
The undersigned will sell at public sale
by competitive bidding or dispose of
on the 5th day of February, 2011 at
9:00 a.m., on the premises where said
property has been stored and which
are located at Taylor Storage Center,
LLC, 3498 Hwy. 19 South, Perry,
County of Taylor, State of Florida, the
Keaira Chaney, Unit 8-11
David Middleton, Unit E-10
Tamiko Harris, Unit 235
Linda Tanner, Unit 214
Alvin Pridgeon, Unit 309
Jennifer McNutt, Unit 317
Robert Carpenter, Unit 440
Ellen Tobin, Unit 445
Ellen Tobin, Unit 448
Purchases must be paid for at time of
sale, in cash All purchased units sold
as is where are and items must be
removed and unit cleaned at the
time of sale. Sale subject to
cancellation in the event of
settlement between owner and
Dated this 12th day of January, 2011.
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 M. Fisher.
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
has been filed against you and other
and you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses, if any, to it
on Plaintiff's attorney, Dale G.
Westling, Sr., Esquire, 331 E. Union
Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32202, no
more than thirty (30) days from the
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 Marti 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
) Times January 19, 2011
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. 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.
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
Sold 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
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B-4 Taco Times January 19,2011
Florida's Arbor Day is Friday;
it's time to think about trees
Welcoming the new governor
Michele and Don Curtis were among those from Taylor
County who traveled to Tallahassee earlier this month
for the inauguration ceremonies for new Florida Govenor
Rick Scott. They are shown above at the Inaguration
Ball, which was held at the Tallahassee-Leon County
Florida's Arbor Day is nearly
here, and organizers say the best
way to observe the holiday is to
Arbor Day in Florida will be
celebrated on Friday. Jan. 21.
While National Arbor Day is
held on the last Friday in April,
several states, including Florida,
observe the holiday at a time
best suited for tree planting for
Before you get started with
your planting, however, you
will want to make sure you
have selected the right tree and
the right place. A tree serves
many purposes. It is wise to
first determine which functions
are most important to you when
selecting a new tree to plant.
The main functions of a tree
Shade: Trees are an excellent
source for cooling because not
only do they block the rays of
the sun, they add water to the
air through transpiration. Plant
where you want the shadow
during the hottest time of the
Beauty: Trees add color
and can enhance your home
depending on where they're
Windbreak: These are most
effective when you plant trees in
a dense, step-like arrangement
of both conifers and deciduous
Boundaries: Trees can help
delineate your property.
Sue and Don Everett Sr. (left photo) were also at the Inaguration Ball. In the right
photo, Sue Everett is shown with Gov. Scott's mother, Esther Scott.
HEAVY WESTERN BEEF
Once you determine the tree's
function, you need to pick the
best spot to plant it. To help
ensure that you plant the right
tree in the right place, there are a
few things to consider:
Short flowering trees are
ideal planted under power lines.
These trees will not clash with
the lines and will add color
and beauty to your yard. Some
examples of short flowering
trees are redbuds, dogwoods and
Large deciduous trees are
best used to shade your home
and yard. These trees should
be planted on the southeast,
southwest and west side of
your home to provide cooling
shade in the summer and won't
obstruct the low winter sun.
Examples of large shade trees
are maples, oaks, spruce and
many pine species.
To slow strong winter winds,
many people use evergreen trees,
but large deciduous trees work
well, too. Windbreaks should
be planted on the north side of
your home, a fair distance from
the nearest structure. Spruce,
firs and pine trees make fine
Before you plant, you should
also discover which trees grow
best in Florida. To do so, consult
the Arbor Day Foundation's
Hardiness Zone Map at www.
arborday.org/treeinfo, or contact
a local nursery or arborist.
Once you've determined the
function of your tree and which
species you'd like, you're ready
to plant. You must take special
care of your tree during planting
time to ensure that it will grow
healthy and strong.
Planting instructions for bare-
root trees and ball and burlap
trees can be found at http://
Americans have been planting
trees on Arbor Day since 1872.
Nebraska City, Neb., resident,
civic leader and agriculturist
J. Sterling Morton urged
Nebraskans to "set aside one
day to plant trees, both forest
The tree-planting holiday was
so popular that by 1920, more
than 45 states and U.S. territories
annually celebrated Arbor Day.
Today, the tree-planters' holiday
is observed in all 50 states and
in many countries around the
Six things you should know when planting a tree.
fI1. Call Before You Dig sevcn\l days
eL before planting. call the national 8I I hotlinc
to harvc underground utilities Iocatcd.
.- 2. Handle withl Care Aa.ls lift Ir-c by
St Iith root ball. Kccp roots moist until planting.
'- s 3. Digging a Proper Hole Dig 2 to 5
r Vl limncs wider than the diaimciter of the' root
ball with sloping sides to allo floor proper
S4. Planting Depth The trunk tl;ar should
sit slightly above ground level ;and the tol>'
".-a most roots should be buried I to 2 inches.
ik 5. Filling the Hole Backfill with native
soil unless it's all clay. 'lamp in soil gently to
fill large air spaces.
6. Mulch Allow 1 to 2 inch clcarance
betw-en the trunk and the mulch. Mulch
should be 2 to 3 inches deep.
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The Arbor Day Foundation offers tips on how to properly plant your new tree.
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