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Publisher: Perry Newspapers, Inc.
Place of Publication: Perry Fla
Publication Date: February 16, 2011
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February 16, 2011 50th Year, No. 6
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Serving the Tree Capital of the South Since 1961


Man



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David Gilliard, the 57-year-
old Perry man struck by a
vehicle Feb. 3, died Friday.
His death will be
investigated as a traffic fatality.
"We had been preparing for
this type of investigation as a
precaution because of the
extent of his injures," Perry
Police Department Capt. Jamie
Cruse said.
Gilliard, who lived on Pace
Drive, was walking north on
U.S. 221 when he apparently
stumbled into traffic while
attempting to cross the road.
He was then hit by an on-
coming vehicle, sustaining
critical injuries.


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Captain's widow okays plea agreement



Reed's killer gets life in prison


By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI
Staff writer
An eye for an eye may have
been the justice many wanted
for the man who shot and killed


Capt. Chad Reed of the Dixie
County Sheriffs Office, but for
his widow, Holly, it was a cold
comfort that she simply was not
willing to embrace.


On Thursday, Feb. 10--some
13 months after her husband's
death--Reed sat in a courtroom
and listened as his killer, John
William Kalisz, 56, entered a


guilty plea to first degree
murder and was sentenced to
life in prison without the
possibility of parole.
Reed then faced the man who


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(Left) State Attorney Robert "Skip" Jarvis and Holly Reed, the widow of slain Dixie County Sheriff's Office
Capt. Chad Reed, address the court during a plea agreement hearing Thursday in Cross City. Reed's killer pled
guilty to first degree murder and was sentenced to life in prison without parole. (Photo courtesy Dixie CountyTimes)


fired one shot on Jan. 14, 2010,
and changed forever not only
her life, but the lives of her two
children, C.J., 10, and Caden,
6.
In a prepared statement,
Reed said, "I stand here today
out of love, honor and respect
for my husband."
She also told Kalisz that she
forgave him.
State Attorney Robert "Skip"
Jarvis said he knew the
decision to not pursue the death
penalty in this case was one
that would not set well with
many, especially members of
the law enforcement
community.
"This decision by the state
was made only after serious
consideration of the facts and
the applicable law. Along with
discussions with Dave Phelps
and John Weed, the assistant
state attorneys handling the
case, we also met with Holly
Reed, the widow of Capt. Reed,
Broward and Faith Reed, the
parents of Capt. Reed, and
,** Please see page 3


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The local branch of the
NAACP will hold a membership
drive Saturday, Feb. 19, from
10 a.m. at 2 p.m. at Jerkins
Community Center on Martin
Luther King Drive.



; Retired educators will
meet Mond~iy Feb. 21, at
.Rosehead Junction, starting at
10:30 a.m. -
Lunch will follow.



The Relay for Life Committee
will meet Tuesday, Feb. 22, at
5:30 p.m., followed by a team
meeting at 6:30 p.m.
The meetings will be held at
Evangel Christian and
refreshments will be served.



The Taylor County Tourism
Development Council will hold a
special board meeting Monday,
Feb. .28, at 12 noon at the
Chambl:e of Commerce.


All interested individuals are
invited to attend the Taylor
County Elementary School






The community-wide black
history program planned by the
Taylor County High School
(TCHS) Student Council for
Friday, Feb. 25, has been
cancelled.
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Chamber welcomes Lt. Gov. Carroll


Florida's 18th Lt. Gov.
Jennifer Carroll will be among
those attending next week's
Perry/Taylor County Chamber
of Commerce banquet.
"We are honored to have Lt.
Governor Carroll attend the
banquet this year," Chamber
Director Dawn Taylor said.
Carroll will speak during the
banquet on the future of
Florida, Taylor said.
The banquet will be held
Friday, Feb. 25, at the Perry
Elks Club. The event begins at


6 p.m. with a social hour and
silent auction, followed by
dinner and awards starting at 7
p.m. World renowned speaker
Keith Matheny will provide the
evening's entertainment.
The keynote speaker will be
Chamber Chairman David
Sullivan.
"Join us while we recognize
-a handful of special volCritits
as well as the 'Chamber
Member of the Year,"' Taylor
said.
Limited tickets are still on


sale for $45 per person or
$400 for a table of 10. For more
information, call 584-5513.
Carroll, who was elected
along with Gov. Rick Scott in
November, was a state
legislator for more than seven
years, a small business owner,
former executive director of the
Florida Department of
Veterans" Affairs and a Navy
veteran.
She was born in Port of
Spain, Trinidad West Indies,
emigrated to the United States


as a young child and served her
adopted nation, enlisting in the
United States Navy in 1979.
There, she rose from the ranks
of an enlisted jet mechanic to
retire as a lieutenant
commander aviation
maintenance officer after 20
years.
Carroll graduated from the
University of New Mexico with
a Bachelor of Arts degree in
political science and received
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Jennifer Carroll


One more sentenced in IRS scam


The third of five individuals
convicted in the investigation
into inmate tax scamg was
sentenced Monday.
Rhonda Bellamy Tellier had
previously entered a plea of
guilty and was awaiting
sentencing which had been
delayed until after it was
determined whether her
testimony would be needed in
the prosecution of the other


defendants.
"Now that all five suspects in
the case have entered pleas of
guilty, she was brought before
Circuit Judge James Roy Bean,
Circuit Judge, for sentencing,"
State Attorney Robert "Skip"
Jarvis said.
Tellier was adjudicated guilty
of the three counts she had
previously pled to--
racketeering, money laundering


and conspiracy.
She was sentenced to a term
of 10 years' probation and a
$5,000 fine for racketeering;
five years' probation for money
laundering; and five years'
probation for the conspiracy.
As part of her plea, Tellier
agreed that any currency, bank
accounts or properties seized as
a part of the investigation shall
be forfeited pursuant to the


Florida Contraband Forfeiture
Act.
Illia Alisha Hale and David
Alien Wingard have previously
been sentenced.
Two defendants, Timothy
Coughlin and Margaret
Wingard Banks, await
sentencing.
"Although we have
convicted these five individuals
and have closed down this


group, this problem of inmates
filing false tax returns and
obtaining bogus refunds from
the Federal Treasury is
shameful. We have found this
going on statewide and believe
it is taking place in prisons all
over this country. Unless and
until the federal authorities are
willing and/or able to cover
.-* Please see page 8


Brannen, Grambling



Two recognized for academic success


Taylor County High School
is celebrating the academic
success of two of its students
this week, senior Renae


Brannen and junior Eli
Grambling.
Brannen has been named a
National Merit Scholarship


finalist, while Grambling was
named the district's highest
achieving science, technology,
engineering and mathematics


(STEM) student, and will be
honored this week in Orlando.
Students enter the National
Merit Scholarship Program by
taking the PSAT test as a junior.
Last year, Brannen was one of
1.5 million students across the
nation to take the test, with pnly
the top one-half of one percent
earning the distinction as a
finalist.
In September, the program
announced 16,000 semi-
finalists. To become a finalist, a
semi-finalist must have an


outstanding academic record
throughout high school, be
endorsed and recommended by
the high school principal and
earn SAT scores which confirm
the student's earlier
performance on the qualifying
test.
National Merit Scholarships
receive $2,500 toward their
post-secondary education as
well as prestige, as universities
often value the award during
*- Please see page 3


TCHS senior Renae Brannen (left) has been named
a National Merit Scholarship finalist, while junior
Eli Grambling will be heading to Orlando this week as
the district's top STEM student.


A Night at the Econfina Opry House
Don and Gerry McClure of Washington were welcomed to Shady Grove in grand
style, when friends gathered for A Night at the Econfina Opry House. McClure,
who is a musician and author, was toasted on the occasion of his 83rd birthday.
Shown picking and grinning in this photograph are (from left) Joe Rowell,
Johnny Andrews, Christopher Sheffield, Wade Cruce, Brent Rowell and Richard
Cruce. (See related story page A 4.)


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found at the Steinhatchee River
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editions will be held at River also be held Saturday, Feb. 19,
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ice, Luke Bryan, Phil Vassar crab eating contest.
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Feb. 18, at 6 p.m. with a
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River Haven Marina property.
Featured artists will be the
Woodard Johnson Band along
with other local talent.
Admission to the festival is
$5 per person (16 and older).
"Food and drink vendors will
be open and ready for business,"
volunteers said. (No coolers
allowed.)
Saturday, Feb. 19, events
will start at 10 a.m. with a
parade followed by a dedication
ceremony for the new
playground and public facilities.
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Judge calls Kalisz's



actions 'despicable'


LIFE IN PRISON
Continued from page 1
Sheriff Dewey Hatcher. It was
the desire of Capt. Reed's
widow to bring this matter to a
conclusion, and allow her and
her children to begin rebuilding
their lives," Jarvis said.
"I am fully aware that my
decision to agree to this plea
will be questioned and the
subject of discussion by
members of the Dixie County
Sheriffs Office for a long time.
I am also aware that it will not
be accepted readily by law
enforcement around the state of
Florida who believe that Mr.
Kalisz should receive a death
sentence for the killing of a law
enforcement officer.
"Capt. Reed was a good
officer and a credit to his
profession. He was well
thought of by his community. It
is out of respect for him and the
wishes of his widow that I
make this decision to bring this
case to conclusion by agreeing


to not seek the death penalty. It
is my prayer that Mrs. Reed,
her sons, his parents and the
families affected may now find
peace," he said.
"Mrs. Reed's desire was to
bring this to a close. She told
me that every time she had to
walk into a courtroom, she felt
the same hurt inside (as when
Chad was first killed) and
that her boys have to re-live it
over and over again," Jarvis
said.
"I know this is not the
decision the Dixie County
Sheriffs Office wanted, but I
met with the sheriff and he told
me 'you know what I want, but
I am willing to go along with
what Holly decides.'
"Kalisz did not plea to a
lesser charge--he pled to the
original charge of first degree
murder...he will die an inmate
of the Florida Department of
Corrections."
Judge James Roy Bean
accepted Kalisz's plea, stating,
"It would be improper for me to


call you despicable. But I can
tell you that what you did was
despicable."
Kalisz shot and killed Reed
in Cross City on Jan. 14, 2010,
while Reed and other members
of the sheriffs office were
attempting to take him into
custody for offenses that
occurred in Herando County.
Officials said Kalisz fled
north in his van on U.S. 19 after
he shot four women, including
his sister and niece, in
Brooksville.
He is still facing numerous
charges in Hemando County,
including two counts of murder
for the death of his sister and
her employee.
The late Capt. Reed was born
and raised in Steinhatchee, and
graduated from Taylor County
High School. The Taylor
County Board of County
Commissioners named the
bridge which spans the
Steinhatchee River (connecting
Steinhatchee and Jena) in his
honor last year.


ACADEMIC SUCCESS The National Merit criteria.
Continued from page 1 Scholarship winners will be The program will begin on
Continued from page 1 announced beginning in April. Thursday evening with a
admissions. Meanwhile, Grambling will welcome reception keynoted
Brannen said she received a join other STEM awardees by Education Commissioner
letter Friday notifying her of from around the state Thursday Dr. Eric J. Smith and Stacy
her finalist status. and Friday in Orlando to be Carlson of the Helios
"I was ecstatic," she said honored during the newly Education Foundation. The
Tuesday. "I felt I had done well, revamped Sunshine State event continues on Friday with
but I didn't feel I had done well Scholars program. a breakfast headlined by Dr.
enough for the scholarship." The two-day awards and Will Holcombe, Chancellor of
Brannen has already been recruitment event "celebrates the Florida College System,
accepted to the University of the accomplishments of these and Frank Brogan, Chancellor
Florida, where she plans to 'elite students and provides a of the State University System.
major in pre-veterinary; unique opportunity for The recruitment fair will
medicine. Florida's universities and follow where students can talk
"We've had semi-finalists colleges to recruit their directly with higher education
before,but this is the first time talents," Florida Department of officials from more than 25
' know: of""t'xt6;a e"'had -'- tti t --- "-tft1i lti'd 'fe 'and
National Merit Scholarship Each school district selects universities to explore the
finalist," TCHS Principal and names one llth grade opportunities that could await
Michael Thompson said. student based on established them in a Florida


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planned Friday, Feb. 25, and
Saturday, Feb.26, at the Taylor
County High School
gymnatorium.
Featured speakers will
include Brody Holloway and
athletes from Florida State
University (FSU) and Florida
Reports indicate that John Kalisz showed little A&M University (FAMU).
emotion during the plea agreement hearing Thursday The band Echoing Angels
other than to tell the late Capt. Chad Reed's family, will perform both nights.
"My sincere condolences." He still faces murder The event is sponsored by
charges in Hernando County for the shooting death of local churches and the Taylor
his sister. (Photo courtesy Dixie County Times) Baptist Association.

Carroll was first African American female

Republican elected to Florida Legislature


LT. GOV. CARROLL
Continued from page 1
her Master of Business
Administration degree from St.
Leo University.
She moved to
Florida in 1986 and started
3N. & J.C. Corp., a consulting
firm.
She ran for the Florida House
of Representatives in 2003 and


after winning she became
the first African American
female Republican elected in
the Florida Legislature's
history.
As a legislator, she was
appointed deputy majority
leader from 2003-04 and
served as majority whip from
2004-06.
She chaired the Finance
Committee from 2006-08 and
chaired the Economic and
Development Committee from
2008-10.
She was awarded the Florida


Chamber of Commerce Honor
Roll consecutively since 2004;
Faith and Family Award from
the Christian Coalition of
Florida Committee, 2005
and 2008; Florida. Veterans
Service Officers Association,
Legislator of the Year
2009; and Federated Retail
Association, Representative of
the Year 2010.
Carroll is married to Nolan
Carroll of Miami and they have
three children, Nolan II,
Nyckie and Necho.


postsecondary institution. The
event will conclude with an
awards luncheon where
scholars will listen to Mark
Woodbury, president of
Universal Creative, after which
students can enjoy their free
passes to Universal Orlando
Resort.
When asked Tuesday,
Grambling said he was
looking forward to the
recruitment fair and the awards
ceremony.
Grambling, who plays
quarterback for the TCHS
Bulldogs, said he hopes to earn
a football scholarship and is,
eager to talk to schools about
both their academic and athletic
opportunities.
"We are pleased with these
two," Thompson said of
Brannen and Grambling. "They
showcase both academic and
athletic excellence and what we
want to exemplify to the
community."


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Ernest Amos Houck certificate declares "that the
celebrates his 90th birthday forest lands of Ernest A. Houck
gtoday--his long life will assure
exemplifying 1 continuous
iledication, hard- production of
,work and _... forestry
,aithfulness "to crops."
the land, to his -. In 1965, the C
family and to nCounty
God." Conservation
Houck was Award was
born to Samuel presented to By DEBORAH SHEFFIELD
'. and Lilla Houck with a Shady Grove correspondent
Houck on Feb. conservation The tin building--set back
6, 1921. He medal for from the main road--probably
graduated from outstanding goes unnoticed much of the
Taylor County service to the time, but last Thursday night
,High School in community in
1939, and then the field of
a t t e n d e d conservation.
Freeman Business College in In 1976, he was named
Albany, Ga., where he obtained "Conservation Farmer of the
a degree in accounting. Then Year."
'ie entered the U.S. Army in In 1981, The Taylor County
1942 and was stationed in Cattlemen Association
Crossville, Tenn. recognized Houck as
He and Helen Morgan were "Cattleman of the Year." He
minarried Oct. 16, 1947, and has been active on the Taylor
.began a family farming/cattle County Farm Bureau Board of
raising venture which has Directors since 1962, serving
earned them both local and as secretary and treasurer for
'statewide recognition. 29 years.
SIn 1958, the Houck family Houck is a Baptist, and has
-was chosen as "Outstanding been a member of Athena
warm Family of Taylor Baptist Church since 1965. He
county and then, in 1961, was ordained a deacon in
iHouck was named October of 1969 and has
"'Outstanding Tree Farmer of continued to serve in this role--
Taylor County." The Houck as well as many other
arm was designated as a Tree capacities of the church--
karm in 1963, and the throughout the years.

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"When a community and its people are empowered, they have
the capacity to articulate their needs; to identify actions to solve
those needs; and to mobilize and organize resources in pursuit of
commonly defined goals. When the people of a community come
together to visualize and work together to achieve a common future,
They recognize that everyone regardless of education, job, race, age
or background has something important to contribute to personal
and community empowerment. Indeed, the greater the diversity
of the participants, the richer the vision and the more effective its
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there was barely a parking
space to be found in and around
the yard!
Mr. Hamp Walker and wife,
Iona, began the night by
welcoming everyone to the
Econfina Opry House, which
was actually once a 1930's Lee
Cypress building doomed for
destruction until Mr. Walker
offered to move it and save it.
And save it he did! The
cypress interior holds the
warmth and memories of more
than three decades of gathering
for fellowship, music and good
food. On the walls are
snapshots of similar events of
yesteryear, including a sweet
one of my grandparents (Annie
Mae and A.G. Sheffield) 30
years ago. There were about 50
of us seated theatre-style--with
some standing in the back near
the array of food and desserts
spread over three long tables--
as if for a family reunion.
I knew we were in for a
special treat when I saw all the
cases for guitars, the mandolin,
harmonica and even a
dulcimer! This was a musical
get-together to do just that, get
logether-- but also to celebrate
a special C>E ieSthg IdS0
Grove from the state of
Washington, Don and "Gerry"
(that's short for Geraldine)
McClure. They are western
ranchers and he a writer, singer
and poet cowboy. In cowboy
hat, jeans, and looking just like
the cowboy that he is, Mr.
McClure began by singing,
"Green Green Grass of Home"
adding a very special
"outlandish" verse that had
everyone smiling and laughing!
He followed with the "Crystal
Chandelier" and the country
western "Orchid," a song that I
don't know--but complete with
an impressive yodeling finish!
This was just the beginning of
hours of feel-good clean fun!
It was happenstance that this
was also a birthday party to
celebrate Mr. McClure's 83rd.
Complete with birthday cake
and an "exciting" appearance
and serenade with just a touch
of sultry by "Peggy Lee" (Clare
Hatcher's sister)--all for the
birthday boy who sat surprised,


amused and a good sport, front
and center!
Joanne Wilson stepped in as
emcee comedienne during
breaks--quite the animated
entertainer she is! Following
"Peggy" was Jesse Wilkins,
playing the first guitar while
singing some familiar hymns
and other old
favorites... Jimmy Smith
wowed us with his harmonica
and his guitar...then, Cris and
the Rev. Smith gave us
"Amazing Grace" and that
wonderful famous spiritual
from "O Brother Where Art
Thou?" Finally, even I joined in
singing with the audience to
"I'll Fly Away" --Cris has a
great voice, plays mandolin and
kept Rev. Smith on track as he
played the difficult dulcimer.
Mrs. McClure took the mic and
read a few poems from their
family poetry collection,
"Family, Friends, and Funny
Stories: Memories in Poem and
Prose" which is a pleasure and
tribute to read!
Megan (the niece of Richard
Cruce) was in Shady Grove
from Nashville with her new
little family and stepped up to
fire avWHieWt sr 1 1
wrote about the wonder and
importance of children.--way to
go, Megan! Mr. McClure took
the stage once more to sing "I
Can't Stop Loving You" with
Richard Cruce accompanying
on guitar... chill bumps for
everyone from that one!
Two hours later, there they
were on stage at the Econfina
Opry House: six men whose
ages span four decades, and
Who together represent
generations of several
homesteading Shady Grove
families: Johnny Andrews (of
the Hendrys), Richard Cruce,
Wade Cruce, Joe Rowell, Brent
Rowell and Christopher
Sheffield. Brent played lead
guitar and sang a touching song
that reminded him of his
granddaddy--it was a great
treat, Brent, and parents were
beaming with pride! Chris
Sheffield, on acoustic guitar,
reminiscent of Hank Williams
Sr., gave us two original songs
filled with meaning and heart.


The camera battery finally
lost charge after three hours of
pictures; I send a most grateful
"thank you" to Florrie
Burroughs for the use of her
digital camera! Fearing that I
had forgotten how to take
pictures--no worries, for there
were great photo opportunities
throughout the night--but,
sometimes, so caught up in the
music and fun, I forgot I was
there to take pictures for this
story! I heard the evening went
on to 10:30 with the guys
jamming on guitars and singing
original country/folk, some
favorite hymns, country
western and a little southern
rock thrown in for good
measure. Thursday was truly a
night of four hours filled with
gifted talent, incredible music,
'great food and warm
togetherness.
SSharing about the night with
my Great Aunt Lydia, I
idqscriblltt lisrg as a mix
of Granlma s ling room
prayer meetings (where she
played the piano and we all
sang "Amazing Grace" and
"I'll Fly Away") and the music
jams that once lit up Andrews
Lake. She laughed saying that
was quite a range! But it was
quite a night! We all followed
the "House" rule--no drinking'
and added no cussin', but the
music was great and the
comedy really a hoot without
them both!
I'm grateful to have been
there--it was a unique and
delightful experience. Thank
you, Mr. and Mrs. Walker... and
thanks to all the friendly folks
who made it a night to
remember at the special little
"Opry" here in Shady Grove.
Reliable sources say that the
evening ended with a moving
version of "Mansion Over the
Hilltop" with Mrs. Patricia
Rowell joining her son on stage
to sing. What an evening it
was!


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Airport Advisory Board Members. Two positions are open and both
are three-year terms which will expire in February 2014. The Airport
Advisory committee meets the 4th Wednesday of every month at 12
noon at the Airport terminal conference room.
SThe Taylor County Board of Commissioners will select the two
new Advisory Board members at the March 22, 2011 Commission
meeting.
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AIRPORT, IN AVIATION, OR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN TAYLOR
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Religion


A-6 The Taco Times February 16, 2011


Haiti Relief continues in churches here


By SARAH HALL
The Haiti Relief Project, under the sponsorship of New
Brooklyn Missionary Baptist Church, is asking your continued
support.
Our mission is to gather baby clothes, non-perishable items,
personal notions, paper goods and shoes for both children and
adults (only those in good condition, please). Please help us to


Nathan Lane
Hudson
Nathan "Nate" Lane Hudson,
12, died Feb. 12, 2011, in Perry.
He had lived all his life in Perry
and was dedicated to the
Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Survivors include: his
parents, Darrell Hudson and
Mandi Sheffield of Perry; two
brothers, Ashley Kade. Hudson
and Thomas Agustus Hudson; a
sister, Anna Alysha Hudson;
maternal grandparents, Royce
"Hint" and Ethel Sheffield of
Perry; paternal grandparents,
Danny and Wanda Hudson of
Perry; and a host of cousins,
aunts, uncles, classmates and
friends.
The family received friends
Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at
Beggs Funeral Home which
was in charge of arrangements.
Funeral services were held
Tuesday at 11 a.m., also at
Beggs, with interment at
Woodyard Cemetery in Salem.

Martha E. Wilson
Martha E. Wilson, 73, died
Feb. 15, 2011, at Big Bend
Hospice in Tallahassee.
She was preceded in death by
her parents, John and Artie
Rhodes of Elkins, W.Va.
Survivors include: her
husband of 53 years, Charles E.
Wilson of Perry; a son,
Kenneth Wilson of
Chattanooga, Tenn.; a daughter,
Brenda Zelinsk of
Streamwood, Ill.; four
grandchildren;
There will be no visitation or
memorial service. In lieu of
flowers, you may make a
memorial contribution to Big
Bend Hospice.
Joe P. Bums Funeral Home is
in charge of arrangements. You
may sign the guestbook at:
www.joepbursfuneralhomes.
corn.

Jack Lee Byrd
Jack Lee Byrd, 75, died Feb.


14, 2011, at his home in Perry.
Mr. Byrd served in the
United States Marines during
the Korean War. He retired as
a government contractor and
electrical engineer who had
worked overseas. He
previously lived in Wilkesboro,
N.C. but had lived in Perry for
the past six years. He was a
Baptist.
Survivors include: his wife
of eight years, Angela Byrd of
Perry; a son, Eric Byrd of
Wilkesboro, N.C.; a daughter,
Linda Gonzales of Miami; two
brothers, Don Byrd of Deltona
and Dennis Byrd of Ozark,
Ala.; and four grandchildren.
Memorial services will be
held in Wilkesboro. Beggs
Funeral Home (Perry Chapel)
is in charge of local
arrangements.


Kendall Selfridge
Barker
Kendall Selfridge Barker, 86,
died Feb. 12, 2011, at Claire
Bridge Assisted Living in
Tallahassee.
He was born in Hudson Falls,
N.Y., to Herbert E. and
Madaline Selfridge Barker.
Coming from Ft. Walton
Beach, he had lived in
Tallahassee since 1995.


help these people of Haiti who are in great need.
To make donations, you may contact Walter Bishop at 371-
2916 or myself at 584-5314.
The next shipment of support to Haiti is scheduled to leave
Perry the last of this month on Feb. 28. So please gather up
your goods, and involve your church, in this very worthy
project.


Mr. Barker graduated from
Hudson Falls High School in
1942 and received his
Bachelor's degree from Georgia
Tech, with an MBA from AFIT.
He retired as a lieutenant
colonel in the U.S. Air Force in
1973, serving in World War II,
as well as the Korean and
Vietnam wars.
He was a 60-year member of
the Masons, a member of Perry
Masonic Lodge #123 and a
member of the Perry Shrine
Club, transporting children to
the Shriner Hospital.
Mr. Barker was preceded in
death by his wife, Jimmie Lee
Barker.
Survivors include: two
daughters, Patricia "Pat" Kelly
of Destin and Sandra "Sandy"
George of Seal Beach, Calif.;
two brothers, C. Dale Barker of
Ft. Ann, N.Y., and Dana Barker
of Grandville, N.Y; a sister,
Lois Ann Hesser of
Spartansburg, S.C.; two
grandchildren; and a host of
nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held
at Pisgah Cemetery on Tuesday
at 3:30 p.m. with the Rev. Eston
Hendry officiating. The family
received friends in the chapel
of Bums Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to Big Bend
Hospice at 1723 Mahan Center


Blvd. Tallahassee, FL 32308-
5428 or the Perry Shrine Club
at 1050 Courtney Road, Perry
FL 32347.

Margaret B. Luh
Margaret B. Luh, 79, died
Feb. 13, 2011 at Hadlow
Hospice in Jacksonville.
She was born in Fayetteville,
Ark., to Burton and Lola
Barnett. Coming from
Valdosta, Ga., she had lived in
Perry since 1968.
Mrs. Luh was a homemaker,
a member of the Perry
Woman's Club and a member
of Westside Baptist Church.
Survivors include: a son,
Charles Luh Jr. of Jacksonville;
a daughter, Linda Moore of
Jacksonville; a sister, Meryl
Stallings of Hispiria, Calif.; 10
grandchildren; 11 great
grandchildren; and a host of
nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held
at Joe P. Bums Funeral Home
Chapel on Thursday, Feb. 17,
at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Mike
Selby officiating. Interment
will follow at Pineview
Memorial Gardens.
Family members will receive
friends from 11 a.m. till 1 p.m.
prior to the service.
You may sign the guestbook:
www.joepburnsfuneralhomes.
com.


Need a job? Need a ride?

Job Corps recruiter at Potter's House
This afternoon (Feb. 16), a Job Corps recruiter will be at Potter's
House Ministries at 1 p.m. recruiting for ages 16-24 "to go to
school and get paid!" The church urges young people to consider
this opportunity "to turn your future around."

Reserve seats for benefit concert
A benefit concert for children stricken with diabetes will be held
at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park,
Ga., on Feb. 26. A group from Perry is already making plans to
attend and hopes you will join them. Reservations are needed now
for the charter bus. The $65 fee includes your ticket and round-trip
transportation. Please contact Sondra Shaw at 591-1850.

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February 16, 2011


Top Dawgs
Taylor County High head football Coach Shane Boggs recently presented the Top
Dawg award to four players at the annual football banquet. The Top Dawg award is
given annually to the players who best exemplify the following qualities: give great
effort in class; promote a positive image of the school; and prepare to win. This
year's winners are (left to right): Chad Ellis, senior; Daniel Wentworth, freshman; Jake
Smyrnios, sophomore; and Justin McGuire, junior.


Tennis teams open season


with victories over Madison


The Taylor County High boys
and girls tennis teams opened
the 2011 season Thursday with
victories over Madison County.
The boys team won 4-3
capturing three singles matches
while splitting the two doubles
matches.
In singles play Trey Whiddon
lost 7-9, Peyton Cribbs won
8-1, Garrett Pegg lost 6-8,
Trent Wolfe won 9-7 and Caleb
Rhodes won 8-0.


In doubles play Whiddon and
Cribbs lost 2-8 while Wolfe and
Pegg won 8-6.
Other members of this
year's boys team include Justin
Calhoun, Zach Clark, Chris
Davis and Ethan Allbritton.
The TCHS girls won their
match 5-2, winning three of five
singles matches while winning
both doubles matches.
In singles play Claire Cruce
won 8-2, Bea Sadler won 8-3,


Catherine Whiddon won 8-6,
Chelsea Snodgrass lost 3-8 and
Kiley Faircloth lost 3-8.
In doubles play the team of
Cruce and Sadler won their
match 8-4 while Whiddon and
Snodgrass teamed up to win
9-7.
The teams were slated
to travel to Florida High
on Tuesday before hosting
Rickards Thursday beginning at
4 p.m.


Touchdown Club to meet Feb. 28


The Taylor County
Touchdown Club will meet
to organize for the upcoming
2011-12 season on Monday,
Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. at Taylor
CoLuntyjW-ati2
All interested individuals
are encouraged to attend and
take part as the club prepares
to conduct a membership drive
and identify volunteers to assist
with activities for the upcoming
football season (game programs,
fence signs, etc.).
If you or anyone you know is
interested in becoming involved

Baseball

registration

underway
The City of Perry Recreation
Department is gearing up for the
youth spring baseball season.
Registration will continue
through Feb. 17 from 5:30 until
7 p.m. for the 10-under and the
12-under leagues at Catharin
Norman Park.
The sign-up for T-ball,
Rookie League and girls'
softball will be held Feb. 21-24
from 5:30 until 7 p.m., also at
Catharin Norman Park.
The registration fee for all
leagues is $42 per player.

FWC offers

safety course
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission
(FWC) is offering a free hunter
safety course in Taylor County.
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 a.m. Students must attend
all class dates to receive their
certificate.
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 times.
The hunter safety course is
required for everyone born on or
after June 1, 1975, to purchase a
Florida hunting license.
People interested can register
online at MyFWC.com/
HunterSafety or by calling the
FWC's regional office in Lake
City at 386-758-0525.


in helping continue to improve
the Bulldog football program,


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Maclay
Melody
Madison
Florida High
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Suwanee
Florida High
Rickards
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Jefferson
East Gadsden
Rlckards
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Suwanee
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Feb. 28 meeting.


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State Attorney Jarvis:


'Time to guard back door to U.S. Treasury'


IRS SCAM unless a state prosecutor is federal authorities. This upsets
Continued from page 1 willing to get involved. me because I am a taxpayer too
Unfortunately, with the state's and this is also my money that
their own back yards, it will current budget, I do not see that they are stealing," Jarvis said.
continue since it is carried out we can continue to handle cases He added that several state
by inmates without interference that should be addressed by the attorneys in other circuits have


At the Booking Desk '-


Editor's Note: It is the policy
of this newspaper to run the
names of all those arrested and
booked at the Taylor County Jail.
All those listed below have been
charged with a crime, but are
considered innocent until proven
guilty.
Jan. 25:
Forrest Thomas, 22, 115 N.
Beverly Street, possession of
cocaine with intent to sell within
1,000 feet of a church, Ptl. Dice,
PPD.
Kim Lashley, 45, 544 Puckett
Road, grand theft,
burglary/dwelling, Deputy
McKenzie, TCSO.
Aaron Michael Stryker, 20,
Greenville, theft, molesting a
vending machine, resisting a
merchant, Ptl. Johnson, PPD.
Jan. 26:
Charles Thomas Norman, 42,
107 Cashmore Street, VOP
(stalking, trespass after
warning), Deputy Woods, TCSO.
James Demps, 49, 500 S.
Warner Ave., DWLS (knowingly),
Ptl. Murphy, PPD.
Kolby Ladavan Upshaw, 19,
1511 S. Robertson Street,
reckless driving, no valid driver's
license, no vehicle registration,
Deputy Murphy, PPD.
Christine Evelyn Morgan, 46,
Steinhatchee, breach of
peace/disorderly conduct,
disorderly intoxication, Deputy
Padgett, TCSO.
Sue Thomas Stephens, 36,
808 E. Paige Street, VOP
(cheating), FTA (pre-trial
conference), Sgt. Lee, TCSO.
Lanny Buzbee, 41, 104
Briarwood Drive, Leon County
warrant, Sgt. Lee, TCSO.
Jan. 27:
James R. Grant, 22,
Steinhatchee, criminal mischief,
Deputy Padgett, TCSO.
Joshua Kane Gavin, 25, 825
E. Cherry Street, DUI, Ptl.
Hightower, PPD.
Jeffrey Arron Touchton Jr., 18,
2960 W. Page Road, retail theft,
Ptl. Hightower, PPD.
Reginald King, 21, 116
Buffalo, VOP (possession of
cocaine), Ptl. Cash, PPD.
Jan. 28:
Phillip Alan Shiver, 43, 1403
W. Hampton Springs Ave.,
battery, Ptl. Cash, PPD.
Tori Anne Hillhouse, 31, 3269


Cash Road, VOP (petit theft),
Deputy Gilbreath, TCSO.
Turner Pridgeon III, 20, 308
Puckett Road, burglary, theft, Ptl.
Murphy, PPD.
Andre Deon Nealy, 50, 5451
Highway 19 South, battery, Ptl.
Murphy, PPD.
Christopher Daniel Suero, 35,
Archer, possession of more than
20 grams of cannabis with Intent
to deliver, possession of drug
paraphernalia, DWLS (habitual),
Ptl. Curry, PPD.
Jan. 29:
Elana Danielle Helton, 27,
124 Cashmore Street, retail
theft, Ptl. Murphy, PPD.
Joshua Omar Harris, 25, 3309
S. Byron Butler Parkway, #213,
DUI, DWLS/R, Trooper Ernst,
FHP
Whitney Williams Buckhalter,
23, 29 Jenkins Road, burglary,
theft, Deputy Shaw, TCSO.
James Kuehn, 44, 3309 U.S.
Highway 19 S., #206, felony
criminal mischief, disorderly
intoxication, Deputy McKenzie,
TCSO.
John Paul Warf, 42, 725
Charles Hendry Road, battery,
Ptl. Cash, PPD.
Jan. 30:


Michael Gant, 29, 819 S.
Warner Street, throwing deadly
missile, possession of less than
20 grams cannabis, Ptl. Murphy,
PPD.
Damien Steely, 18, 439
Charles Hendry Road,
aggravated assault on law
enforcement officer, disorderly
conduct, Deputy Hooker, TCSO.
Krystal Pitts, 20, 439 Charles
Hendry Road, resisting with
violence, battery on law
enforcement officer, disorderly
conduct, Deputy Hooker, TCSO.
Jan.31:
Steve Allen Johnson, 39, 707
E. Dundee Street, warrant for
trafficking cocaine, Deputy
McKenzie, TCSO.
Burlie B. Masek, 26, Seffner,
possession of more than 20
grams cannabis, Ptl. Cash, PPD.
Harold Savoy, 50, Indian
Head, Md., operating outside
CDL class, Officer Spargo, DOT.
Terry Marshall, 44, 589
Highway 27 East, violation of
conditional release, Officer
Livingston, P&P
Feb. 1:
Robert Shannon Hornsby, 40,
1791 Pine Bluff Road, DUI,
Trooper Smyrnios, FHP


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Community


B-1 Taco Times February 16, 2011


Mardi Gras parade?!
(T6p) Ramona Patrick, left, and Jeanne Raulerson
led the Mardi Gras parade through the Perry Woman's
Club on Wednesday, Feb. 9, when members and guests
packed the Club House on Jefferson Street. Patrick, who
spoke briefly on her "raging Cajun" heritage, was among
a host of guests including Red Hat Society chapters.
Beads were handed out to all guests, as well as modeled
by (bottom photo) Debbie Hill and Ola Mae Grubbs.


City of Perry unveils new




Web site, Twitter account


The City of Perry has
announced new citizen
initiatives aimed at connecting
City Hall with concerned
citizens.
A newly re-designed and
updated Web site (www.
cityofperry.net) features city
council minutes and agendas as
well as city incentives packages,
maps and details of downtown
walking trails. On-line visitors
may also view zoning and
land development codes and
many more details tied to city


TCMS



honor



roll given
Honor students at Taylor
County Middle School (TCMS)
have been recognized for the
second nine weeks grading
period. Named to the honor roll
list were:
6th grade, All A's
Johnny Brunson, Jackson
Cruce, Dylan Dudley, Nathan
Guenthner, Graham Lynn,
Emalee Morgan, Hannah
Polley, Hunter Stanley, Michael
Sullivan, Marie Watkins, Caleb
Wentworth and Courtney
Wilder.
6th grade, A/B
Miranda Adkins, Shelby
Blanton, Joshua Bodiford,
Hannah Bratcher, Bradley
Clanton, Krysta Finecey,
Thealisa Goff, Brooke Hicks,
Brian Hires, Kaitlin Luther,
Cole MacNeill, Alan Mader,
Victoria Manning, Jewel
Mathis, Tynikqua McNair,
Maria Mitchell, Hannah
Noles, Ethan O'Quinn, Haley
Osteen, Johnny Pack, Malcolm
Page, Razona Parker, Magan
Patterson, Victoria Porter,
Derion Powell, Hannah
Rice, Charley Vaughn, Toni
Watkins, Jacob Wilkinson, John
Young, Kevin Young and
Neham Zaed.
,-* Please see page 6


government.
There is also a link to send
comments, complaints and
ideas (citycares@cityofperry.
net).
"Citizens are encouraged to


share their thoughts with the
city. Everyone will receive
a personal response," City.
Manager Bob Brown said.
The city also now has a
Twitter account (www.twitter.


com/cityofperryfl) where
breaking announcements,
holiday garbage collection
schedules, recreation league
updates and other information
will be posted.


Now open!
The Perry/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce welcomed its newest member,
C&J Supreme Buffet, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday, Feb. 14. Owner Owen
Liu, center, thanked everyone "for the opportunity to join this great community.
Everyone has been very welcoming and helpful. We promise to do our best to serve
everybody." The restaurant officially opened following the ribbon-cutting and those
attending the ceremony were treated to a preview of the menu selections, which
includes hand-rolled sushi and a buffet of more than 120 items. The restaurant is
located in the Wal-Mart Plaza.

'Honoring Our Heritage' celebration is

Saturday at Jerkins Community Center


In celebration of African-
American History Month,
the Taylor Commemoriative
Committee will host a day
of activities "Honoring Our


Heritage" Saturday, Feb. 19,
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jerkins
Community Center.
Organizers invite the
community to join them for


games, prizes, trivia and
refreshments. Admission is free.
For more information, contact
Patricia Williams at 584-8450
or Diann Johnson at 584-5754.


Mardi Growl planned March 5

Pets Are Worth Spaying Admission is only $15 per This year's theme is a spin on area.
(PAWS) will hold its annual person or $25 per couple. The Mardi Gras...Mardi "Growl." For more information
fund-raiser Saturday, March evening will include dinner and PAWS helps pet owners pay or to order tickets, please
5, at the Steinhatchee Landing a cash bar, as well as live and to spay and neuter their dogs and contact Susan Jones at (352)
starting at 5 n.m. silent auctions, cats in the Jena/Steinhatchee 498-5628.


AARP: last Wed., 10 a.m. at Perry
Shrine Club.
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
Road).
Perry Woman's Club: second
Wed., noon (September to May).
Rotary Club: Tues., noon at
Rosehead Junction.
Taylor County Leadership
Council: second and fourth Friday, 7
p.m., Jerkins Community Center.
Vogue XIII: first Mon., 7:30 p.m.
Call 584-2404.


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


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


( i ,
Big Bend Republican Women's
Network: second Monday at 5:30
p.m., 502 W. Green St. E-mail:
bbrwn@fairpoint.net.
Business Network International
(B.N.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
Center.
Girl Scouts Service Unit: first
Tuesday, 7 p.m., Scout Hut.
Helping Hands of the Shelter:
every Tuesday, 6 p.m., Chamber of
Commerce.
Historical Society: open Thursday
afternoons, 1-5 p.m.
Home Educators League of
Perry: Forest Capital Hall. Call
584-6866 or visit on-line
htt://taylor.ifas.ufl.edu.
La Leche League International:
second Wed., 10:30 a.m., Taylor
County Public Library.
Mothers of Pre-Schoolers: first
and third Fridays. Call 584-3826.
Muskogee Creek Indian Nation:
second and fourth Sat., 7 p.m. Tribal
grounds, Lyman Hendry Road.
Muskogee Creek Indian Tribe:
first Saturday, Oak Hill Village on
Woods Creek Road.
National Wild Turkey Federation
(Yellow Pine Drummers): holds open
monthly meeting on first 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
Street. 223-0393.
Taylor Coastal Communities
Association: second Tuesday,
6 p.m., at the district building on
Beach Road.
Taylor County Amateur Radio
Club: first Monday, 7 p.m., Division of
Forestry office, 618 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
Bishop Blvd.
Taylor County Quilters: Tuesdays,
10 a.m. to noon, public library.
Taylor County Reef & Research
Team: second Thurs., 7 p.m., Forest
Capital Hall.
Taylor County Senior Center:
Executive Board of Directors meeting,
every third Thursday.
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
Administrative Complex.
Yam Lovers Circle: first and third
Thursday, 9:30 a.m., Taylor County
Public Library.


AL-ANON: meets every Thursday
at noon, St. James Episcopal
Church.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Monday,
7 p.m. and Thursday, 7 p.m. at the
Serenity House, 1824 N. Jefferson St.
Call 843-3484,
Big Bend Hospice Advisory
Council: fourth Tuesday at 1 p.m., Big
Bend Hospice office (107 E. Green).
Celebrate Recovery: a non-
denominational, Christ-centered


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recovery ministry meets Thursdays at
6 p.m., in the First Baptist Church
Youth Center (old Citizens Bank
building).
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.
Orange St.
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
Road.
American Legion Post #291:
second Saturday, 10 a.m.
American Legion Post #96: first
Tues., 7 p.m., American Legion Hall,
Center St.
Sons of Confederate Veterans:
fourth Thursday at North Orange
Street. Call 584-5725 or 838-2045.
VFW Post #9225: second
Tuesday, 7 p.m. (American Legion
building).


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Editorial


B-2 Taco Times
February 16, 2011


For the next two



weekends, have a



good time at home


This weekend, it's all about the
crab.
In Steinhatchee, at least.
The third annual Fiddler Crab
Festival will be held Friday
through Sunday, and if you
haven't enjoyed this event on
the southern end of our county
before, organizers urge you to join
the fun.
The weekend kicks off with a 6
p.m. block party Friday featuring
the Woodard Johnson Band and
other local talent, with food and
drink vendors in abundance.
On Saturday, a 10 a.m. parade
will showcase the newest attire
for crabs followed by the Swamp
Water Cook-Off for soups, stews
and chilis with $500 prizes at
stake.
Plenty of fishing will be going
on, too, with a kids' clinic and
Saturday tournament.
Adding to its crowd appeal, this
year's festival is a designated
qualifier for the upcoming


Suwannee River Jam so
musicians will audition Saturday
from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the
Community Center on Riverside
Drive.
More information on all
these events is available
from the Steinhatchee River
Chamber of Commerce,
www. SteinhatcheeRiverChamber.
org.
Next weekend, the Perry/Taylor
County Chamber of Commerce
takes the spotlight with its annual
banquet at the Perry Elks Club.
Renowned speaker Keith Matheny
will provide entertainment for the
banquet which begins with a social
hour and silent auction (featuring
trips and cruises) followed by a
steak dinner.
Tickets sell out fast, so please
contact the Chamber office at
584-5366 to reserve your tickets
today.
In other words, stay home and
have a good time.


Don't feed the pelicans


Please don't feed the pelicans
Just don't do it.
I've written about this before,
but we're still seeing the effects
of brown pelicans becoming
dependent on throw-away fish
and fish scraps, and I felt it
was important to bring up the
subject again.,
In Jacksonville this winter,
approximately 30 pelicans
have died. These dead birds
have been sent to a wildlife
laboratory for testing, and we're
still awaiting the results.
However, according to Florida
Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) biologists,
cold weather stress and the
alteration of migration due to
feeding may be to blame.
The birds had been gathering
at a local seafood-processing
plant, where fish scraps are
readily available. Our law
enforcement personnel are
working with that facility to
alter the way they dispose of
fish and fish scraps. We are
also working with a local bird
sanctuary to assist in saving
birds that are sick or stressed.
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FWC staff and other experts
worry about the overall health
of brown pelican populations.
Because of this concern, the


As I


SEE IT


Rodney Barreto
FWC CHAIRMAN

commission passed a rule in
2008 to stop the feeding of large
numbers of pelicans.
The activities no longer
permitted under this rule
include:


Taco Times

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
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Perry, Florida (850) 584-5513
DONALD D. LINCOLN SUSAN H. LINCOLN
Publisher Managing Editor
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reserves the right to refuse publication of letters which are libelous or iresponslble.
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Dumping or discharging
large amounts of fish scraps,
bycatch or comparable
materials from a fish house or
similar facility. This attracts
large numbers of pelicans to
that area and causes changes
in their behavior. By indirectly
Sfeedigg pelicans, such large-
scale activities can have a
. detrimental effect on a brown
pelican population by inhibiting
migration and leading to cold-
weather-induced illness and
injury.
Individuals or groups
feeding large numbers of
pelicans at regular places and
times. This does not apply to
feeding pelicans that are captive
or under care at places such as a
rehabilitation facility.
Anglers tossing scraps
at public fishing piers and
beaches. Public piers that attract
large numbers of fishermen may
want to consider creating scrap
chutes, where folks can dump
the abundant leftovers to keep
them away from pelicans.
The intent of this rule is not
to regulate the occasional or
the casual feeding of individual
pelicans. This rule provides
an enforcement tool to resolve
situations where large-scale
feeding could negatively
influence the health or survival
of a pelican.
You can help keep pelican
populations healthy by not
feeding them.
If available, use fish-scrap
repositories at piers and docks.
If they are not available, discard
your fish scraps in a garbage can
or at home.
Your efforts will help keep
pelican populations healthy and
wild. Please don't feed them.


Letters to

the Editor
are accepted and published
each week in the TacoTimes
as space is available. Send
letters to P.O. Box 888, Perry,
FL 32348; or newsdesk@
perrynewspapers.com.


HANG IN THERE!


Midweek Muddle


On the kitchen counter sits an
inexpensive watch in its unopened case.
Near the phone is a pedometer
attached to its cardboard packaging.
Both sit there reminding me that I
can't understand their directions.
Speggt~ops li~ ~ppess feor p
second, '-insert* connecton W-into
port B" and "rotate 180 degrees" seem
easy enough, but when I do all that
and nothing happens, I just sit there,
stunned.
So I ask you, why don't people who
write directions, compose them for the
common people? Is it an afterthought
--these directions? Do they tell the
watchmaker, "Good job, Hans. Oh
yeah, you'll need to write the directions
for the package."
Hans is from Sweden; he doesn't
speak the language. What do we expect?
I once interviewed for a technical
writing position. This was early in my
newspaper career when I was feeling
underpaid and unappreciated as a
reporter. That never happens anymore,
of course.
The Matson-Brook Machinery Co.
tried to lure me from my position at
the local newspaper to write technical
manuals for their equipment.
They liked me.
There was money involved.
It was 9-to-5 with benefits.
That's why I went for the interview.
After seeing the work which needed
to be done, I was confident I could have
completed the company's tasks with
ease. But then my writing would have
to be reviewed and approved by a trio
of mechanical engineers who would
surely insist upon sucking the life out
of it. So why not let Hans write it?
Anticipating the frustration that
might cause, even 9-to-5 sounded long.
I have since wondered if I might just
rewrite instructions for companies for
free--just because it would improve
the world in which we live and that's
what we're all supposed to do. I tried
to do that for the banks during a recent
mortgage proceeding, but nobody was
interested.
Currently, the husband and I are
not sure we're using the heat in the
car correctly. We're old, you see, and
rather accustomed to a knob which
turns from blue (cold) to red (hot).


;t follow the

sections
By SUSAN H. LINCOLN
That we understand. We understand
numbers 1-5 for the fan. What we can't
seem to comprehend is six paragraphs
on whether we desire recirculated
air or zoned ventilation. Each option
is accompanied by a hieroglyphic on
a button that would puzzle even a
genuine ancient-Egyptian.
"Turn it down," he says.
"It's not on," I said.
"It's blowing hot air," he counters.
"I don't know why," I said.
The most embarrassing moment
of all came during a recent road trip
when I decided to devote the first 10
minutes to understanding the portion
of the manual dedicated to heating and
cooling.
I read it silently. I thought of my
college degree and the years I had
walked through schools) with the
children. No wonder we struggled. I
tend to spend my time trying to re-write
the directions instead of understanding
them. "Objects in mirror are closer than
they appear." No, no, no. The objects
aren't in the mirror. It's images, not
objects.
Finally, I gave up reading the direction
manual quietly and, instead, read the
section aloud but very slowly.
After about two paragraphs, the
husband said, "Just forget it."
As he made that pronouncement, the
car displayed the message, "Driver is
in control," but we both knew it wasn't
true.
Monday, I got the pedometer down
from the kitchen counter again. The
directions tell me to determine my
stride by walking 10 paces, measuring
the total distance and dividing by 10.
I've got to program that number into
the pedometer before I can proceed to
the settings for calories, steps, etc.
I just put the pedometer back on the
counter and went for a walk.
When I returned, I picked up the
watch. I've got to remove the battery
and then put it back in again. Next, I
pull the crown out past the first click
to get to the second click in order to set
the time. Then I return to the first click
to set the date in a counter-clockwise
motion.
I got in the car and couldn't fix the
heat so what did I do?
I rolled down the windows.


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


Florida Governor Rick Scott
Capitol, 400 S. Monroe St.,
Tallahassee, FL 32399 850-488-4441
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio
United States Senate
Washington D.C., 20510 202-224-3041
U.S. Senator Bill Nelson
111 North Adam St., Suite 208,
Tallahassee, FL 32301 850-942-8415
U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland
840 W. 11th Street, Suite 2250
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B-3 Taco Times February 16,2011

Next week in Madison


Local youth participating in livestock show


By LORI WIGGINS
4-H Extension Agent III
Winter has arrived and that
could only mean one thing--4-H
youth livestock exhibitors are
gearing up for the 2011 North
Florida Livestock Show.
The show and sale, sponsored
by the North Florida Livestock
association will be held
Feb. 21-24 in Madison. More
than 125 4-Her's and FFA
youth from Taylor, Madison,
Jefferson, Suwannee, Lafayette
and Hamilton counties will be
show casing swine and steer.


Many of the exhibitors began
looking for their steer projects
before school started and the
swine exhibitors purchased their
swine in the fall. It takes a lot
of hard work to get the animals
ready for show. Animals must
be "broke to lead" and exercised
while special attention must
be given to feed and care.
management. Each exhibitor
is also responsible for keeping
daily records of their animal
for their project book. And,
of course, exhibitors must be
diligent in the ever-daunting


task of finding a buyer for their
animal.
This year you and your family
should stop by and check out the
show in Madison. The swine
show will held be on Feb. 21 at
6 p.m., the PeeWee and Youth
Livestock Scramble Feb. 22 at 7
p.m., the Steer Show Feb. 23 at
6 p.m. and the Livestock Sale/
Auction Feb. 24 at 7 p.m.
If you or your business is
interested in sponsoring a 4-H
youth livestock project, please
contact the Taylor County
Extension Office, at 838-3508.


Friends of the Library welcome authors

Santo, McClure to meeting on Feb. 28


The Friends of the Taylor
County Public Library meeting
on Feb. 28 will feature two
speakers, authors Adam Santo
and Don McClure.
Santo is author of the novel
"Temperature: Dead and


Rising," described as a "black
fantasy for mature teen readers."
McClure is author of "The
Homesteader's Son: The
Indians, The Cowboys, The
Homesteaders and Me," a
nonfiction book featuring


numerous photos chronicling
the lives of several generations
of Nespelem, Wash., residents.
The meeting will begin at
5:30 p.m. at the library, which
is located at 403 N. Washington
St.


4-H members getting ready for the upcoming North Florida Livestock Show are
(front row, I to r) Jade Fletcher, Hayden Lilliott, Clara Lilliott, Makenzie Cannon, Rylee
Hudson, Hunter Fletcher and Haley Osteen; (back row, I to r) Aucilla Slaughter, Baille
Brown, Taylor Lilliott, Janae Murphy and Lesha Fletcher.


Perry Drapery & Gift Shop Residential Keith's Auto Repair
& The Furniture Gallery PERRY CAONNECTIONS agricultural Keith Wynn, Owner/Operator
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1" Flex Aluminum Blinds (colors)
Beautiful New Verticals
Draperies & Toppers
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Arm/Leg Pain or Numbness
ShouTder or Foot Pain
Call for information on how chiropractic
care may be able to help you.
Perry Chiropratic Clinic
Lee S. Nelsen, D.C.
850-584-7117
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Facebook www.perrychiroclinic.com


Josh Noland's
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YOUR PROJECT
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Specializing in Songwriting and Recording
Contact Josh Noland, teacher/producer
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or call 584-2200


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Optometric Physician

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Serving lunch Tuesday Sunday
Seating for up to 25 guests for Private Parties
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Banquet Facility and Pavilion
Corporate Meetings, Rehearsal
Dinners & Special Occasions
Food, Wine and Beer
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DEADLINES:
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.


i Small ads...big deals!
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3 family yard sale in Taco Heights on
Friday from 8 a.m.-until and Saturday
from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Power chair,
furniture, clothing (boys), household
items, camping gear and much more.
02/16-02118



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

Beat the cold and rain Camellias are
blooming. Select your colors now. Tea
Olive has been fragrant all winter. Plant
Brown Turkey figs, seedless mulberries,
improved blueberries, Fry and Carlos
grapes for luscious summer fruit. Abe
Whitfield. Turkey Roost Nursery.
Courtney Grade, call 584-7395.
02/09-02/18

Steel burn barrels with lids for sale. $16
or $20 delivered. Call 850-295-5842.
02/16-03/11

Craftsman generator. New and never
been cranked. 5,600 watts. 120/240
volts. 10 HP B & S. OHV. $600. Call
584-5118.
02/16-02/18
We Buy
Gold, Silver
Silver Coins
Old Paper Money
Foreign Money
Sterling Silver Silverware
Don't sell your
Old Jewelry
at a yard sale
Bring it to South House for
TOP DOLLAR!


SSS

Two glass/metal display cabinets for
sale. 21 inch wide, 5 feet long X 3 feet
4 inch high. Have sliding rear doors,
shelf and lights. $150 each. Call 584-
2979.
02/16-02/18



Two-year-old male Sun Conure. Hand
fed and very tame. Comes with a cage
on wheels with a play area on top for
$200. 9-month-old Cockateil. Two-
toned. Yellow large crescent banded
with orange cheeks. Very tame. Comes
with cage on wheels with play area on
top for $150. Call 584-9455.
02/09-02/25
4-month-old male Shitzu. Very small.
Tri-color on white. Partially
housebroken CKC Reg. $350. Call 584-
9455.
02/09-02/25
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.
01/14tfnph
Brand new 4 BR/2 Bath starting at
$55,995. Prestige Home Centers,
Chiefland. Open on Sundays, 12 to 5.
800-477-2492.
01/14tfnph
Used & repo mobile homes. Financing
available. Prestige Home Centers,
Chiefland. Open on Sundays 12 to 5.
800-477-2492.
01/14tfnph.
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-
477-2492.
01/14tfnph


2010 3 BD/2 bath 1840 sq. ft. gorgeous
Jacobsen. Stainless steel appliance
package, fireplace and more. Delivered
& set on your land for only $3,400 down
$530 per month. Owner has financing
call 352-493-9600.
02/16tfntmh
A 3 BD/ 2 bath Jacobsen on 5 acres in
Newberry. Fenced and ready for your
horses. Minutes from Gainesville.
$4,100 down $740 per month. Owner
has financing, call 352-493-9606.
02/16tfntmh


A 3 BD/ 2 bath SW on 7.5 acres in Lee.
Needs some work $4,000 down. $247
per month. Owner has financing, call
352-493-9600.
02/16tfntmh
A 4 BD/ 3 bath 2009 Jacobsen home
on your land with office, fireplace, tons
of upgrades for only $375.28 per
month. Owner has financing, call 352-
493-9606.
02/16tfntmh
2001 SWMH 16'x80', 2BR/2BA.
Excellent condition. Open floor plan
with garden tub, walk-in closets, decks,
A/P anrl annliances inludrled RBuer


must move. Asking $23,51
843-1963.
02/04-02/16


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DO. Call (850)


Home for rent, or for rent with option to
buy. 2 bedroom, washer and dryer,
carport, city water and sewer. Non-
smoker and non-drinker. $1000
security deposit and $450 a month.
Available March 1st. A well taken car of
indoor dog allowed. Please call owner
at 772-446-6252.
01/21-02/16
3 BD/2 Bath Triplewide. $550 a, month,
plus deposit. Call 850-371-1568.
02/02-02/11

1 BD/1 bath with a private entrance for
rent. Call 584-8045 for more
information.
02/16tfnMC

12 X 24 storage building for rent.
Perfect for small business with electric.
$135 per month. Public restrooms
nearby. Call 850-843-0851.
02/09-02/25

One bedroom furnished apartment. All
utilities included (electric, water, sewer,
garbage and cable). No smoking. No
pets. $165 a week or $650 a month.
$150 deposit. Call 850-926-3613.
01/14-02/09

Inexpensive rentals near Gulf. Call 352-
665-3211.
02/09-03/04

2 BD/1 bath SWMH for rent off of
Puckett Road. $400 a month, plus
deposit. Call 843-1251.
02/09-02/18

TIDEWATER APARTMENTS
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.
01/05tfnWA
3 BD/1 1/2 bath house for rent in the
city limits. $550 a month and $600
security deposit required to move in.
No smoking and no pets. Call 584-
6140.
02/02-02/25


Rooms available at Skylark Motel
everything included from Monthly $585
(required $45 deposit), $165 weekly or
$40 daily (tax included). 317 N. Byron
Butler Pkwy. 850-672-0973.
1/7tfLS

RV spot for rent. Not in park, includes
power, water, sewer, and cable for $350
a month. Call 727-433-4514.
02/09-02/11


Nice, clean 2 BR/2 bath MH.
Dishwasher, refrigerator, stove, washer,
hookup for dryer, central heat and air,
large yard, screened patio and
screened porch. $600 a month. First,
last arid a security deposit of $300.
Property is located at 2789 Johnson
Stripling Road. Please call 838-5716 or
584-6917.
02/11-02123
Office or retail space for rent. 750 sq. ft.
for $450, 1000 sq. ft. for $750 or 3000
sq. ft. for $1,500. 720 S. Jefferson
Street. Call 352-343-2077.
02/11-03/09


Woodridge Apartments
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
employer.
5/19tfWA
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.
tfLS

Office space for lease. 224 N. Jefferson
Street. Will alter to suit. On-site parking.
Up to 4,000 sq. ft. SAH Properties. Call
850-656-6340.
11/17fnks

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.
01/12tfnls
Comfortable Furnished 1 BD trailer for
rent. Only one adult. No children. No
pets. Utilities and satellite TV included.
$150 per week plus $150 deposit. Call
584-2199 for more information.
02/04-02/16


Lots at fire tower on Keat
Frontage on Dennis How
5 acres for $40,000
15 acres for $90,000.
Owner financing. SAH P
850-656-6340.
10/27tfnKS
19.8 acres for sale include
shed, 12.000 worth per
head cows. One mile fro
$85,000. Call 223-0140 a
01/19-02/18
3 BD/2 bath brick home
$85,000. No homeowner
584-5890 for more inform
01/21tfnND
2010 52X36 Destiny MH
BD/2 .bath, large kitchen
and garden tub in mas
Most furniture goes wit
steps and skirting inclu
moving and must sell. M
to your property. Call I
and leave message.
02/09-02/25


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For sale by owner. Lot 64 Kinsey
Woodlands (off of Spring Warrior).
Great for hunters. 4 miles to coast. 1
acre cleared. Call 838-0851. $16,000.
02/09-02/25
3 BD/2 bath on 3.39 acres near Gulf.
Call 352-665-3211. $119,000.
Negotiable.
02/09-03/04
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.
ef
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.
7/21tfSW
Property for sale. 113 1/2 S. Hiney
Street in Perry. $8,000 cash. For more
information, call 386-294-1737 or 386-
208-8880.
01/12-01/28
House for sale in Perry at 12 Point
Subdivision. Call 850-843-0403.
02/16-02/25

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into your dirty carpet.

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2001 automatic purple Eclipse.
132,000 miles. New paint job. $3,800 or
best offer. Call Shannon at 295-1575.
02/16-02/18
2004 EndeavoS.UV. aGr~;bage.
Loaded. $5,000. Call 584-51w'i.
02/16-02/18



1998 Aerolite 30' travel trailer. Full size
bed, everything works, roomy, tires, low
miles, galvanize frame. Great for camp.
Needs some work. $3,500. Call 838-
5665 or 584-7003.
02/16-02/18DG

2004 21 ft. Carolina Skiff. Open
Fisherman, 115 4-stroke Yamaha with
jack plate. Aluminum trailer. Less than
100 hours. Due to illness, $13,500. Call
578-2457.
02/16

2001 Bombardier 4-wheeler for sale.
r-ann m_ :a __ta _an and I^an in a


UleaIn, maintenance and kept in a
garage. In excellent condition. Call Clay
at 850-843-1941 or 850-843-1943.
02/16-02/25
:on Beach Rd.
ell Rd.

properties. Call Busy multi-business office is looking for
experienced part-time office help to
assist with basic day-to-day office
duties; such as multi-line phones,
es a barn with computers, filing, copier/fax, etc. Must
n feeders, 30 be reliable, organized and work well
om city limits.
iter 6 p.m. with others. Some lifting (30 + pounds)
may be required. Fax resume to 850-
584-7566 or email to
on 1.97 acres. jandjequip@gtcom.net. DFWP
financing. Call 01/28-03/11jj
nation.
Looking for experienced HVAC
installers and service technicians.
1. Beautiful. 4 Come by Advanced Refrigeration and
n with island Air Conditioning between 9 A.M. and 4
ster bedroom. PM. to receive an application. Must
h home. AC, have valid Florida drivers license.
ded. We are tfnAR


ust be moved
850-584-9711


FIND A JOB IN THE
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Finishing Operator Needed
Must be able to read a tape measure to
1/4th inch and have no previous
employment with Big Top Mfg. This job
requires heavy lifting, brushing,
painting and labeling. There is only one
(1) position available, we will only
accept the first (five) qualified
applications. Must apply in person at
Big Top Mfg. 3255 North US 19 Perry,
FL. Big Top is an equal opportunity
employer that does not tolerate
discrimination in employment based
upon race, sex, religion, color, nation
origin, age, disability, marital status,
special disabled veteran or any other
characteristic protected by law.
02/16

Vinyl Fabrication Operator Needed
Must be able to read a tape measure to
1/4th inch and have no previous
employment with Big Top Mfg. This job
requires heavy lifting, reading
sketches, and working with machines.
There is only Three (3) positions
available, we will only accept the first
fifteen (15) qualified applications. Must
apply in person at Big Top Mfg. 3255
North US 19 Perry, FL. Big Top is an
equal opportunity employer that does
not tolerate discrimination in
employment based upon race, sex,
religion, color, nation origin, age,
disability, marital status, special
disabled veteran or any other
characteristic protected by law.
02/16


TAYLOR COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS
Full Time Library and Information
Services Director. $34,777 -$40,310 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL
DOQ. Applications and job description CIRCUIT,
can be obtained from IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA
www.taylorcountygov.com, Mobile PROBATE DIVISION
In Re: The Estate of:
Career Lab at Perry K-Mart on Case No. 11-012-CP
Tuesday, Wednesdays or Thursdays RUTHE PAULINE REAMS,
9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.; or Workforce Deceased.
Position open until filled. Taylor County NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
Board of County Commissioners is an RUTHE PAULINE REAMS, deceased,
EEO, VP, DT, background check whose date of death was November
employer. 20, 2010; File Number 11-012-CP Is
10/27tfnbcc pending In the Circuit Court for Taylor
County, Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which Is Post Office Box
AVON! Call now to get started- earn up 620, Perry, Florida 32348. The names
tq40% still only $10 for taUp Kit! a addresses of the c4oprsonal
Fdr appoirntMfeFn 1965 $7C99 representatl dif'd gco ersona
tfntd representatives attorney are set forth
below.
Be A CNA All creditors of the decedent and
Quest Training Now in Live Oak offering other persons having claimsor
demands against decedentis estate,
40 Hr. Prep Classes. No Diploma or on whom a copy of this notice has
GED required if over age 17. been served, must file their claims
Professional classes taught by a with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
registered nurse. 386-362-1065. MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
02/04-03/09 PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30
DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
Taylor Senior Citizen Center is seeking All other creditors of the decedent
an Administrative Assistant. and other persons having claims or
Candidates must be good self starters demands against decedentis estate
with excellent people skills, computer must file their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
experience with EXCEL/ WORD. Must THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
be reliable Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m. NOTICE.
Interested applicants should mail ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
resume to TSCC, 800 W Ash Street, FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD
Perry, Fl. 32347 with cover letter SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
describing your interest and TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
qualifications. Applicants must submit DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
to a Level 2 background screening. LESARR. CURRY
MELESA R. CURRY
TSCC is an equal opportunity Co-Personal Representative
employer. Post Office Box 1186
02/11-02/18 Perry, FL 32348
THOMAS MARTIN REAMS, JR.
nn /Ba S d d Co-Personal Representative
Nanny/Baby Sitter needed immediately 125 WIllowpeg Road
for Monday through Friday. No Rincon, GA31326
weekends. Temporary service needed. 02/09-02/16
Not live-in. Good communication skills
with children. English preferred. $800 INVITATION TO BID
weekly. Interested applicant should The Taylor County Board of County
write Megan at Commissioners Is soliciting sealed
meg.whipple@gmail.com. proposals for construction of the
Steinhatchee Boat Ramp,
02/11-03/02 Qualified firms or Individuals desiring
to provide the required products or
Individual or couple to manage Internet services must submit five (5)
Cafe business for us. Great opportunity. packages In a sealed envelope or
similar package marked "Sealed
Call 352-343-2077. Proposal for Stelnhatchee Boat
02/11-03/09 Ramp" to the Clerk of Court, 1st Floor
Courthouse, 108 North Jefferson
Street, Suite 102, Perry, Florida 32347
or P.O. Box 620, Perry, Florida 32348, to
arrive no later than 4:00 P.M., local
time, on March 7, 2011. All Proposals
John Sesock's MUST have the respondent's name
Tree Service/Stump Grinding and mailing address clearly shown on
the outside of the envelope or
*Tree Trimming/Bucket Truck package when submitted. Proposals
*Free Estimates will be opened and respondents
*Licensed & Insured Tree Expert announced at 6:10 P.M. local time, or
Also, Bobcat Work Done as soon thereafter as practical, on
March 7, 2011, In the Taylor County
Root Rake, Grabbier, Front End Administrative Complex, 201 East
Loader for Excavation/ Cleanup, Green Street, Perry, Florida 32347.
(850)-584-2027 (H) RFP Information MUST be obtained
(850)591-8301 (C) from the Clerk of Court, 1st. Floor
Courthouse, 108 North Jefferson
See ad in phone book page 110. Street, Suite 102, Perry, Florida 32347,
02/02-02/25 (850) 838-3506, for a $100.00 non-
refundable fee. RFP Information may
Stump Grinding be reviewed on-line at
h(850) -794 ttp://www.taylorcountygov.com/bl
(850)322-7924 ds.html.
12/29-03/30 A Pre-Bid Conference will be held at
10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 18,

Madison County Memorial Hospital

NOW HIRING

Chief Nursing Officer

RN's & LPN's

Full Time & Part Time
Emergency Department & Med. Surg.

Please contact Human Resources
(850) 973-2271, ext. 1906


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Dries in 3-4 Hours ~ Tile Floors ~ Pet Odors

TREE CAPITAL CLEANING
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Marshall Healthcare

* Now Hiring!





Full Time CNA's $25000
Full Time RN's & LPN's $50000

Also Hiring PRN and Part Time
CNA's & Nurses All Shifts

CNA Classes Now Being Offered

Call Peggy Hamilton, RN, DNS
850-584-6334
Marshall Health & Rehab Center
207 Marshall Dr. Perry
Drug Free Workplace Equal Opportunity Employer


LPN or MEDICAL ASSISTANT

With great interpersonal skills
for busy medical clinic in Perry,
Fl. Clinical experience with
phlebotomy certification (for
MA) and proficient computer
skills required. Must have valid
certificate and/or current LPN
license. Send resume to:


HRdepartment@nfmc.org
or fax (850) 298-6054.

EOE/DFWP/M/F


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-
6737
Sffnaz
TALL TIMBER TREE SERVICE
*Stump Grinding
*Tree Trimming
,Tree Removal
*Debris Removal
,Bucket truck use
*Bush Hogging
*Free Estimates* and
*Great Rates*
Call today!
850-838-5923 or 850-584-8191
Mark A. Moneyhan
Certified Quality Specialist
01/19-04/08
Sojourners House sitters, call 850-
578-2310 or 850-578-2470
01/05tfnbj
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-
2270.
tfJM

Cleaning Service
Home/Business
Prompt and reliable.
References available.
Call 850-223-3683
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locarea aT zUI :usa ,Gre ntl S reet,
Perry, Florida 32347.
The County reserves the right, in its
sole and absolute discretion, to reject
any or all Proposals, to cancel or
withdraw this solicitation at any time
and waive any Irregularities in the RFP
process. The County reserves the
right to award any contract to the
respondent which it deems to offer
the best overall service; therefore,
the County is not bound to award
any contracts) based on the lowest
quoted price. The County, In Its sole
and absolute discretion, also reserves
the right to waive any minor defects
in the process and to accept the
proposal deemed to be in the
County's best Interest. The County, in
its sole and absolute discretion, also
reserves the right to assign a local
business preference in an amount of
five (5) percent of the proposal price
pursuant to Taylor County ordinance
No. 2003-12. No faxed Proposals will
be accepted.
Additional information may be
obtained from:
Taylor County Engineering
Department
201 East Green Street
Perry, FL 32347
(850) 838-3500
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS, Taylor County,
Florida
02/09,02/16

Notice of Intention
To Register Fictitious Name
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice
Is hereby given that the undersigned,
pursuant to the fictitious name
statute, chapter 20953 or Section
865.09, Florida Statutes, 1941, will
register with the Secretary of State,
Corporation Division, Tallahassee,
Florida upon receipt of proof of
publication of the fictitious name, to
wit:
Handbags by Greta
under which we/I will engage in
business. I/We expect to engage in
business In Perry, Florida and our
address Is:


B^m3
18124 W. Whitetall Drive
Perry, Florida 32348
The extent of ownership is:
Greta Anthony 100%
02/09-02/11


INVITATION TO BID
The Taylor County Board of County
Commissioners is soliciting sealed
proposals for construction of the
Andrew Reams Road.
Qualified firms or individuals desiring
to provide the required products or
services must submit five (5)
packages In a sealed envelope or
similar package marked "Sealed
Proposal for Andrew Reams Road" to
the Clerk of Court, 1st Floor
Courthouse, 108 North Jefferson
Street, Suite 102, Perry, Florida 32347
or P.O. Box 620, Perry, Florida 32348,
to arrive no later than 4:00 P.M., local
time, onMarch 22, 2011. All Proposals
MUST have the respondent's name
and mailing address clearly shown on
the outside of the envelope or
package when submitted. Proposals
will be opened and respondents
announced at 6:10 P.M. local time, or
as soon thereafter as practical, on
March 22, 2011,.in the Taylor County
Administrative Complex, 201 East
Green Street, Perry, Florida 32347.
RFP information MUST be obtained
from the Clerk of Court, 1st. Floor
Courthouse, 108 North Jefferson
Street, Suite 102, Perry, Florida 32347,
(850) 838-3506, for a $50.00 non-
refundable fee. RFP Information may
be reviewed on-line at
http://www.taylorcountygov.com/bl
ds.html.
The County reserves the right, In its
sole and absolute discretion, to reject
any or all Proposals, to cancel or
withdraw this solicitation at any time
and waive any Irregularities In the RFP
process. The County reserves the
right to award any contract to the
respondent which it deems to offer
the best overall service; therefore,
the County is not bound to award
any contracts) based on the lowest
quoted price. The County, in Its sole
and absolute discretion, also reserves


the right to waive any minor defects
in the process and to accept the
proposal deemed to be in the
County's best interest. The County, in
Its sole and absolute discretion, also
reserves the right to assign a local
business preference In an amount of
five (5) percent of the proposal price
pursuant to Taylor County ordinance
No. 2003-12. No faxed Proposals will
be accepted.
Additional information may be
obtained from:
Taylor County Engineering
Department
201 East Green Street
Perry, FL 32347
(850) 838-3500
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS, Taylor County,
Florida
02/16,02/23


ADVERTISEMENT OF SALE
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
83.801-83.809)
The undersigned will sell at public sale
by competitive bidding or disposed
of on or after the 2nd day of March,
2011, on the premises where said
property has been stored and which
are located at Handy Rentals, 900
Industrial Park Dr., Perry, Florida,
County of Taylor, State of Florida, the
following:
B-10 Richard Martin, 8742 Gum Street,
Jacksonville, FI 32244.
Purchases must be paid for at the
time of purchase in cash All
purchased unit 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
obligated party.
Dated this 16th day of February, 2011.
02/16,02/23


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Job Fair
Saturday, February 26, 2011
8 am 12 noon
Perry Plant 700 Lance Dr., Perry, Florida


Lance, Inc., a well-known manufacturer of quality snacks since 1913, offers you all the
ingredients for a satisfying future. Lance, Inc., will be holding a Job Fair for the following
employment opportunities only:

Maintenance Mechanic 2
This position is night shift. Applicant must have the following experience: High School
Diploma, GED or High School Completion. Welding and Fabrication, stainless tig, basic
electrical, Milwright (Prefer Tech School Certification) and 2 years of industrial experience.
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the structure of the facility in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting, welding, grinding,
insulating, machining, carpentry, repairing of mechanical equipment, installing, aligning,
balancing new equipment and repairing facility floors. Will use a computer during the
course of the shift. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

Electrician
This position is night shift. Applicant must have the following experience: High School
Diploma, GED or High School Completion. Tech School Certification is preferred. 2 years
of industrial experience. This individual will install, maintain and repair electrical wiring,
equipment and fixtures throughout the facility. Ensures that work is in accordance with
relevant codes. Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus and components using test
equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers or other components. Inspect electrical
system, equipmentand components to identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustment
or repair. Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment and
testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters and oscilloscopes to ensure compatibility
and safety of system. Reading electrical schematics and diagrams. Troubleshoot PLC
control systems. Will use a computer during the course of the shift. Other duties may be
assigned by the supervisor.

The Job Fair will be held at the Perry Plant location at 700 Lance Drive, Perry, FL
32348 on February 26, 2011 from 8 am to 12 noon. The only applications that will be
accepted are for the positions listed.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Benefits include medical, dental,
vision, cancer and life insurance, 401K and stock options. Salary,will be deleripned .4
skills and experience. No phone calls will be accepted.

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8th grade honor roll students recognized


TCMS HONOR ROLL
Continued from page 1
7th grade, All A's
Rebecca Barber, Kyani
Beasley, Paras Bhakta, Dakota
Cruce, Hannah Davis, Vini
Desai, Dillon Herdon, Greyson
Hicks, Kaydee Keen, Ashleigh
Langford, Bonnieann Mader,
Andrena Merkerson, Brittany
Niles, Madison Parker-Lee,
Sean Patterson, Kasey Pridgeon,
Clayton Schmidt, Catherine
Weed, Cole Wentworth, Catrina
Wilson and Natalie Wynn.
7th grade, A/B
Brandon Baumgardner,
William Blue, Ross Brenner,
Zariah Brown, Mason


Browning, Jordan Crouse,
Justin Cruse, Mykala Dean,
Jasmynn Dowdell, Sebastian
Eddings, Madison Elliott,
Zavian Flowers, Ja'Kala
Fudge, Jessie Gregory, Gabriel
Gross, Jamaal Hankerson,
Cody Harrison, Michael Hicks,
Macalah Hill, Jayla Island,
Brittanie Johnson, Trenton
Jones, Nathan Kallschmidt,
Hannah King, Haley Lago,
De'Kayla Lawson, Sebastian
Ledlow, Hayden Lilliott, Miguel
Martin, Kristina McGowan,
Hayley Padgett, Kaila Padgett,
Steven Revels, Desmond
Rivers, Destany Schubert,
William Sever, Kenneth Smith,
William Smith, Bethany


Puppy love
It's a box filled with puppies! The mixed-breed dogs
are "cute, cuddly and ready for new homes," shelter
volunteers said. To adopt a puppy, please contact
the Taylor County Animal Shelter at 838-3525.
Animal Control officials reported that 70 animals were
taken in by local animal rescues during the month of
January.

Donations sought

for benefit yard sale
Helping Hands of the Shelter is currently accepting donations for
its second annual yard sale planned Saturday, March 5.
More than a dozen families have donated items for the sale
and all other contributions are welcome. Please drop off items at
Yarbrough Tire.
Volunteers said the time and location of the sale will be announced
at a later date.
All proceeds benefit the Taylor County Animal Shelter.


Snodgrass, Jamesia Strawter,
Claudia Strickland, Mercedes
Taylor, Kimberly Villagomez,
Katherine Wald, Timothy
Walker, Trevor Watford,
Joshua Weaver, D'Andre Wells,
Kalab Wilson and Kaylyn
Wright.


8th grade, All A's
Anthony Carter, Cameron
Collins, Mitchell Davis, Dimple
Desai, Robert Ely, Sarah
McIntosh, Rohan Patel, Tara
Viola, Ashley Wallace, Lucy
Whitehead and McKenzie
Wynn.


8th grade, A/B
Kaitlyn Burrow, Katie
Cannon, Robert Couey, Cassidy
Cruce, Tony Cutshall, Cheyenne
Davidson, Heather Ellis, Lyrics
Fitchett, Alfredo Graham, Julie
High, Adrian Huntley, Savannah
Kemp, Angel Ketring, William


Knowles, Brittany
Michayla Mitchell,
Murphy, Kristina
Joshua Patterson,
Phelps, Colby Ratliff,
Simmons, Caitlin
Jamie Williams and
Wilson.


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