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Library book sale will
be April 16
The Friends of the Taylor
County Public Library book sale
will be Saturday, April 16, from 8
a.m. until noon at the library.
Most books will be 100 or 15
books for $1. Magazines will be
The library is located at 403
N. Washington St.
Poker run to benefit
The Rotary Club Nature Coast
"Cards for a Cause" Motorcycle
Poker Run will be held April 16
to benefit the Perry Rotary Club
and the Rotary Foundation.
The run will begin at Forest
Capital Park and continue along
103 miles of scenic coastal
roads in Taylor County. Hands
will be made using Five Card
Stud (best five of seven cards)
and the winning hand will be
awarded $200. There will also be
door prizes and a 50/50 drawing.
The registration fee is $15
for each bike and $10 for a
passenger and any additional
All riders will be invited to a
complimentary lunch at Heritage
Pavilion at Forest Capital Park
with entertainment provided by
For more information, call
The Catholic Youth Group will
host a chicken dinner fund-raiser
Saturday, April 9, from 11:30
a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Dinners will be $5 each. The
dinner will be held in the Parrish
Perry Primary School has
registration for the 2011-12
school year begins Tuesday,
The evening session will be
held from 5:30-7 p.m. at the
An additional registration
session is planned for Friday,
May 6, from 8:30-11 a.m. and
includes current physical
and immunization records, a
certified copy of the student's
birth certificate and his or her
Social Security card.
For more information, please
contact Assistant Principal
Angie Roberts at 838-2506.
TEA Party welcomes
The Taylor TEA Party will host
a visit from Howard "Mad Max"
Mullen, a noted speaker on a
variety of military and national
security topics, Tuesday, April
12, at 5:45 p.m.
The event, which is open to
the public, will be held at the
Catholic Parrish Hall. Admission
Editorial ............ A-2
Living .................. A-4
Religion ............. A-6
Community .............. B-1
6 111I 1111 5
Woman killed in murder-suicide
By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI
An avid outdoorswoman,
Samantha Swain was an
accomplished artist and enjoyed
nothing more than riding on
the back of her father's Harley
She came to Perry several
years ago, worked for a time at
Hampton Inn and had a wide
circle of friends.
She left Perry for a move
to Cross City, but eventually
settled in Tallahassee. She was
the process of following in her
father's footsteps by joining the
"I spoke to her Friday
afternoon. She wanted me to
come up and maybe have lunch
together or something like that,"
her dad, Charles Swain of Perry,
It was the last conversation
he would ever have with the
daughter he had raised single-
At 11:30 p.m. Sunday, Swain
received a knock at his door.
It was a representative from
the Taylor County Sheriff's
Office there to tell him that his
daughter had been found shot
to death in what investigators
have initially labeled a murder-
suicide. She was 28 years old.
"We still don't have all of
the details. All we know is
pretty much what we have read
in the newspaper and seen on
television," Swain said. "They
are conducting an autopsy and I
am waiting to hear when I can
bring her home. She needs to be
Swain's body was found
inside a residence in the 6500
block of Springhill Road in
** Please see page 5
Samantha Swain celebrated her 28th birthday less
than a month ago on March 6. She was found shot
to death in Tallahassee April 3, the victim of what
investigators are calling a murder-suicide.
Bluegrass festival crowd largest ever
ROrganizers are "ecstatic" with the turnout for the ninth annual
Florida State Bluegrass Festival, calling the crowds the largest in
the festival's history.
L "We had a lot of people who had never been here before," Festival
Coordinator Dawn Taylor said. "They said they were glad they
.made the trip and will make it a regular stop now."
Taylor added that the festival was a boon for local businesses
.ev ,.with campgrounds and hotels full over the weekend.
"I know the restaurants did well," she added. "They also did a lot
of their shopping here."
In addition to the hundreds of festival-goers who made their way to
Forest Capital State Park this past weekend was Andy McDermott,
who received the honorary title of "traveling the farthest,"! having
made the trip from his home in England.
According to Taylor, McDermott is a bluegrass fan and player;
he scheduled his Florida vacation in order to visit the festival here.
"He said he'd been to a lot of festivals across Europe and this was
A the best he's been to," Taylor said.
This year's festival was also notable as .the final Florida
performance of the three-time Grammy nominated ,bluegrass
group, Cherryholmes, who announced earlier this year they were
The family band only has eight shows remaining on its
Other bands taking the stage during the course of the three-day
Perry native Anna Kallschmidt, left, joined award-winning fiddler player Becky Buller
on stage Saturday during the Florida State Bluegrass Festival. Please see page 3
County moves forward with funding cut
The Board of Taylor County
agreed Monday night to fund
city recreation $50,000 for the
Commissioners said they did
this to get out of paying the city
in arrears (paying in the current
year for expenses incurred in
the previous year).
The $50,000 is roughly half of
the $99,000 the county paid for
last year's recreation expenses.
The board only held a brief
discussion on the issue Monday,
with Commissioner Malcolm
Page reiterating comments he
made at a workshop last week.
State and local officials along with volunteers joined
together Friday to observe Sexual Abuse Awareness
Month by placing more than 1,000 black flags in front
of Doctors' Memorial Hospital. The flag, emblazoned
with the words "Sexual Assault Survivor," represent
the estimated 1,145 victims of sexual assault in the
county. Above, Refuge House supporter Shirley Scott
places flags in the tribute line.
He pointed out that since the
county paid $74,000 for 2008-
09 and $99,000 for 2009-10,
if they paid $50,000 this year,
it would average out to around
$74,000 over the three-year
No one from the public spoke
at Monday's meeting.
Page made a motion to fund
the $50,000 and Commissioner
Pam Feagle seconded.
The measure passed
The board also instructed
County Administrator Jack
Brown to begin talks with the
city on drafting a new agreement
concerning recreation funding
and responsibilities for both the
county and city.
At last week's workshop,
commissioners said they wanted
to have such ai. agreement
in place by the time they
begin budget workshops this
Storms trigger widespread
power outages on Tuesday
Numerous Taylor County
residents woke up in the dark
Tuesday morning after a strong
line of storms caused power
outages and downed trees.
Several large trees were felled
in the city, including one just
outside the fence at Woodlawn
Cemetery, damaging the fence
but missing any headstones as
it was not inside the grounds.
Another large tree fell at the
intersection of Clark and Green
Taylor County Emergency
Management Director Dustin
Hinkel said the public works
department began clearing
debris from roadways at 5 a.m.
and was nearly complete at 11.
The weather and resulting
debris are being blamed for a
minor school bus incident on
Charles Hendry Road around
7 a.m. Tuesday.
William Ernst, the
traveling eastbound on Charles
Hendry Road. During the earlier
'* Please see page 5
Above, city workers remove a tree that fell onto the
chain link fence that surrounds Woodlawn Cemetery.
Man bitten 8 times during fight
A Perry man bitten eight
times during an altercation
Sunday night was charged with
aggravated assault after firing
two shots at his alleged attacker,
who was also arrested and
charged with felony battery.
The incident happened around
8:30 p.m. Sunday on Joann
Street. Perry Police Department
(PPD) Ptl. Connie Hightower
was dispatched to the scene
following a report of a physical
altercation with gunshots.
As she approached the area,
she met a vehicle leaving the
When the driver saw her
approaching, "he stopped the
vehicle, exited and laid on the
ground face down and placed
his hands on top of his head,"
"He stated that he had just
shot someone. I asked him
where the gun was and he
stated the gun was lying in the
seat of his car. I handcuffed the
suspect, placed him the back of
my patrol car, retrieved the gun
and placed it in the trunk of my
patrol car. I then pulled my car
closer to the area where a crowd
was gathered and attempted to
find the gunshot victim," she
When she asked who had
been shot, the response she
received was "nobody."
Sgt. Dave Gorby and Ptl.
Bruce Griffin arrived on the
scene.to assist with the search
and interview witnesses.
Hightower returned to her
patrol car and took the subject,
identified as Willie L, Williams,
-* Please. see page 5
A-2 Taco Times April 6,2011
CAPITOL UPDATE ..
from the office of Sen. Charles Dean
Senate committee passes .i
proposed 2011-12 budget Y
Editor's Note: The following
summary of the Legislature's fourth
week of business in Tallahassee
was featured in Senator Charles
Dean's weekly newsletter, 'The
Dean Document," which was
The fourth week of the
Legislative Session ended with
a flurry of activity, especially
in terms of crafting the state
Late Friday, the Senate
Budget Committee passed
Senate Proposed Bill 7084.
The bill, the Senate's version
of the 2011-2012 state budget,
provides for a budget of $69.8
billion. Included in the budget
is approximately 30 percent
of the dollars going toward
education and another 40
percent for health and human
Budget committees in both
the Senate and the House
worked to pass appropriations
bills this week which means the
proposed budgets will move to
the floors of both chambers for
debate and then a vote on the
respective plans. From there,
joint conference committees
will .work to iron out the
differences between the two
proposals. The final budget will
then go before Governor Scott
to be signed.
Also this week on the Senate
floor, the Senate passed a series
of growth management bills
to re-enact portions of SB 360
which was passed last year but
was later struck down by the
courts. The Senate split the
bill into separate sections to
overcome single subject issues
recognized by the court. Senate
Bill 172 re-enacts a 2010 law
prohibiting local governments
from requiring security cameras
at private businesses.
Also passing were Senate Bill
174 dealing with concurrency;
Senate Bill 176 dealing with
affordable housing; Senate
Bill 410 which shifts the
burden of proof in challenges
to local impact fees to local
governments; and Senate Bill
378 which repeals obsolete
language in the Department of
Juvenile Justice dealing with
school training, residential
treatment and habitual offender
programs, which have not been
funded in several years. These
bills passed and were all rolled
to third reading.
Senator Charlie Dean had
multiple bills move through
the committee process this
week. The bills included
SB 1290, a bill dealing with
consumer protection from pest
control companies (SB 1290);
onsite sewage treatment and
disposal systems (SB 1698);
the offense of sexting (SB 888);
mobile home and recreational
vehicle parks (SB 292); and
telecommunications by state
certified law enforcement
officers (SB 890).
Letters to the Editor -
Pam Wilson, executive director of the Big Bend Hospice Foundation accepts a check
from Randy Hock, member of Low, Flying Planes.
Concert benefits Big Bend Hospice
The joint was jumping as
three local bands came together
in March to play a benefit
concert for Big Bend Hospice.
Favorites Low Flying Planes,
Del Suggs and The Sarah Mac
Band started the evening at 8
p.m. and didn't stop rocking
until close to midnight. "I was
visiting a friend for the weekend
123 S. Jefferson Street
and she had tickets for the
event," said Murray Hays. "I'd
never heard any of the bands
before but we ended up dancing
most of the night, all for a great
This is the second year of
the concert which was the
brainchild of Randy Hock, a
member of Low Flying Planes.
Big Bend Hospice was there
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SMember Perry/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce.
for his mother-in-law, Jerry Lee
Krause. He was determined to
give back to the organization he
said became like family as they
provided expert care for Mrs.
Krause and emotional support
to the rest of the family.
The event raised $3,500 and
will be used to provide care
for Big Bend Hospice patients
in Leon, Jefferson, Madison,
Taylor, Liberty, Gadsden,
Wakulla and Franklin counties.
be April 14
Bill Wertman, director of
the Alzheimer's Project in
Tallahassee, will be at First
Presbyterian Church on
Thursday, April 14, to attend
the Caregiver Support Group
and bring needed information
regarding "caregiving" of a
This meeting is open to
anyone who is a caregiver and
will begin at 12:30 p.m. and
conclude at 2. We look forward
to seeing you there.
We have moved one of The Aunts
to an assisted living facility with
a delightful staff and pleasant
She's so r'gAid' e happy about it.
"But it's time for somebody to
take me home."
The truth is: we, too, wish that
time stood still. We wish we didn't
worry about her falling in the night,
or eating proper meals, or finding
the phone if she has an emergency.
But we do.
"I'm fine," she says. "I'm not
afraid to stay alone. If I'm not
feeling good when I go to bed, I just
leave the back door unlocked. That
way, if I have to call 911, they won't
need to knock the door down to get
That worries us, too.
"This way," we reminded her when
the snow was on the ground, "you
don't have to worry about going to
the grocery store and slipping on
the ice. Your meals are prepared.
You don't have to worry about the
"The meals are good here," she
said, "but I'm ready to go home."
The move came when The Aunt's
sister broke her shoulder trying to
navigate the steps to deliver food to
her during a sub-freezing day in the
Winter of 2010.
"I hate that Hazel broke her
shoulder," she said. "I told her she
needed to be careful."
"But that's just it," her son said.
"Unless you're moving to North
Carolina to be near me, she's
)me is where
e heart is...
By SUSAN H. LINCOLN
the only person here who can
check on you...and she can't do it
"I don't need anybody tp. take care
of-ne~,. she said, and the second
grade teacher in her was quite
demonstrative. "I can cook my
meals and find my way to the store.
Just take me home."
There are several friends at this
assisted living facility. They were in
church circles together and raised
their children simultaneously.
"Yes they're here and I've enjoyed
visiting with them, but I'm ready to
Home calls out to all of us in
the middle of the night. Have you
ever been sick in a hotel room?
Or miserable at a mother-in-law's
house when there's no place to sit
unless it's in somebody's lap?
You know, then, the pull that home
has. It's more than the familiar
chair or the flowering dogwood in
the front yard, it's the cocoon it has
provided for 40, 50, 60 years. Even
its dust is familiar and sometimes
Dorothy and Toto understood it.
Aunt Mary knows, too. Despite her
clean surroundings, the hot meals
and the daily visits with friends,
there is a gaping hole in her life.
She knows where it is.
She can find it.
And those were her parting words
to her son last week.
"Well, if you don't come and get
me, I'll just walk home. The weather
is so nice."
Letters to the Editor are always welcomed.
Tell others of your concerns: issues that need attention,
actions that should be commended or criticized.
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Wednesday, April 6, 2011
A-3 Taco Times April 6, 2011
The Moon Pip Princess and her court of Bluegrass Sweethearts arrived at the festival Saturday in style, driven to
the park in a limo. Once on the grounds, they walked through the crowd handing out free Moon Pies.
Crowd stayed until Cherryholmes' last song
The festival's crowd grew each day, according to
organizers. Most remained in their seats until the very
last song Saturday night.
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festival were Mountain Heart,
Kenny & Amanda Smith,
Valerie Smith & Liberty
Pike, Highway 41, Big River
Bluegrass, High Cotton, The
Andrews Family Band, Ernie
Evans and Big Cypress.
The festival got off to a
somewhat soggy start Thursday
with storms clearing out of
the area just as the music was
set to begin. Once the ground
dried, however, the weather
cooperated with clear skies
and fair temperatures for the
remainder of the weekend.
"We couldn't have asked for
better weather for the festival,"
Taylor said. "You always hope
for the best, and this year we got
"We were pretty excited by
the crowd on Thursday, which
was as big as some of our Friday
nights in previous years."
The music continued through
most of Friday with music
beginning at 11 a.m. and didn't
stop until Valerie Smith and
Liberty Pike closed the night.
The crowd only grew larger
on Saturday, with the line-
up adding Kenny & Amanda
Smith, Mountain Heart and
Festival-goers were also
able to take part in a series
of instrument workshops
scheduled throughout the
morning and early afternoon for
novice and experienced players.
Saturday also brought the
ninth annual Taylor County
Chili Cook-off, which had 25
entries this year (see related
Those wanting something
sweet to go with their chili
had their wishes granted when
the Moon Pie Princess and her
court of Bluegrass Sweethearts
arrived to hand out free Moon
Pies to the crowd. They later
took the stage and joined The
Florida State Bluegrass Band in
a rendition of "I'll Fly Away."
Band after band took the stage
throughout the day until it was
up to Mountain Heart followed
by Cherryholmes to close out
the evening and the festival.
Most of the crowd stayed in
their seats until Cherryholmes
took the stage and it was only
after the last note faded away
that the festival was complete.
Andy McDermott (left) received the honorary title of
"traveling the farthest," having made the trip to the
festival all the way from his home in England. Shown
with him is Festival Coordinator Dawn Taylor.
Winning cookers John Berg, Sharon Cook-Gentry, Jennifer Jackson and Claire
Jackson hold up their prizes and trophies following Saturday's cook-off.
25 chilis vie for best of Taylor
The ninth annual Taylor
County Chili Cook-off drew 25
entries this year, but when the
judges' tallies were completed,
three chilis shared the majority
of the prizes.
The cook-off was held in
conjunction with the ninth
annual Florida State Bluegrass
Festival and guests could take a
taste and vote for their favorites
Sharon's Mexican Chocolate
Chili (Sharon Cook-Gentry)
took home the Golden Spoon
Award for best overall, while
also taking third place in the
most unique category.
Future Award Winning Chili
(Claire Jackson) lived up to
its name, taking second place
Golden Spoon and first place in
Bear's White Chicken Chili
(John Berg) won third place
Golden Spoon and second place
Overall, $1,000 in cash prizes
along with trophies and ribbons
were awarded to the winning
Meanwhile, the people
spoke as well, awarding Sweet
Diva Chili (Sherrie Dice) first
place, Future Award Winning
Chili second and Teresa's Best
(Teresa Jackson) third.
Finally, Marquee Chili (Mark
Viola) was awarded best set
design, followed by Grilled
Chili In Perry-"dise" (Parrot
Heads in Perry-"dise") and Blue
Flame Chili (Henry Colvin and
Festival-goers were able to pay $5 for an "endless" bowl of chili and sample all of
the 25 entries.
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Moonlight S Magnolias
Steinhatchee Belles celebrate in style
SThe Belles were ringing at the Jenna Community Center when
S. the Steinhatchee Belles celebrated with a romantic evening of
"Moonlight and Magnolias."
This event marked Valentine's Day--some months removed-- but
before the Belles move into Spring and Summer, they wanted to
showcase "the beautiful decorations by club members and friends"
and the hospitality afforded by the community center. Details were
provided by Claudia Willard of the Steinhatchee Belles.
"Love was truly in the air as the Jenna Community Center was
transformed for an evening of Romance for the Belles and their
'Belle Boys' (husbands and friends). An aura of romance was
'. -created by the softly lit backdrop of a New Orleans street scene
which greeted the Belles as they entered the Community Center.
Music played softly in the background and set the mood.
"The table was decorated with white lace tablecloths over red
with a centerpiece of pink magnolias and burgundy candles.
Magnolia leaves of verdant green with silver intermingled graced
Don't you want to be
Christopher Bradley Nelsen, Rachel Lynne Kurimay a Vaster I naturalist.
Kurimay, Nelsen to
marry on June 18
The Rev. and Mrs. Craig Kurimay of Branford are pleased to
announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Lynne, to
Christopher Bradley Nelsen, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Lee Nelsen of
The bride-to-be is a senior at the University of Florida pursuing
a degree in business administration finance. She is the
granddaughter of Faye Vaughn of High Springs, the late Millard
Vaughn, and Joe and Carolyn Sapp of Starke.
The groom-elect will graduate from the University of Florida in
May 2011 with a degree in mechanical engineering and a minor in
biomechanics. He is the grandson of Dr. Walt and Lucille Beers,
the late Barbara Beers, Marion Nelsen and the late Norman
Nelsen, all of Perry.
A June 18, 2011, wedding is planned for 6:18 p.m. at New Oak
Grove Baptist Church in Alachua. Formal invitations will be
CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION
* Accounting Operations
* Administrative Assistant
* Automotive Technology
* Patient Care Technician
* Medical Secretary
TAYLOR TECHNICAL INSTITUTE/
NORTH FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
LPN EMT PARAMEDIC
(These classes will be taught on
Taylor Technical Institute Campus)
ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES in PRE-GED,
Adult High School Completion, GED, and Adults
with Disabilities and Adult General Education
classes at two (2) locations. For more information
call 850-838-2545 or visit Taylor Tech.
Approved for Veteran Training
Check out our website at www.taylortech.org
3233 Hwy. 19 S. Perry, FL 32348
If you consider yourself a naturalist in your own right,
concerned about your environment and always interested in
learning more, there are upcoming classes calling your name.
Sponsored by the University of Florida/IFAS, the classes make
up the Florida Master Naturalist Program which provides
extensive information on Florida's ecosystems. The first course,
Coastal Systems, will be offered at the Taylor County Extension
Office, beginning Tuesday, April 19. Classes will continue to meet
once a week through Tuesday, May 31. Susbsequent courses on
Freshwater Wetlands and Uplands are also available through the
statewide program, and are planned for our area at a later date.
The Coastal Systems segment covers general ecology, marine
and estuarine habitats, coastal upland habitats, invertebrates,
fishes, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, environmental
ethics, the role of humans in the environment and environmental
interpretation. Each course module is $225.
Advance registration is requested. The cost includes detailed
course manuals, classroom instruction, three field trips, video
presentations, a final student project, FMNP patch and pin, FMNP
certificate and a listing in the FMNP student database. Register
online at www.MasterNaturalist.org or call 352-392-5930. For
more information view the website at http://taylor.ifas.ufl.edu or
call Fred Vose at (850) 838-3508.
April 30, 2011
April 30. 2011
June 18, 2011
Ashley N. Everett
Ronnie Morris, Jr.
May 7, 2011
Ritcky Dice, Jr.
May 28, 2011
Foley Reunion 2o01
Saturday, April 16, 2011
Forest Capital Park U.S. Hwy. 19 South
lo am Visiting & renewing friendships
12 noon Lunch served
12:45 pm Selected speakers
will share Foley memories
Committee will provide tea, water, cups, plates, napkins and eating
utensils. Please bring a covered dish, other drinks if desired, and
card tables with chairs for your own comfort. Also, bring any
pictures, memorabilia or other items of interest for display.
the table and were highlighted with white lights glowing in white
and red tulle. Candles flickering in crystal goblets enhanced the
"Each Belle received a corsage of red and white silk roses. Our
photographer took souvenir photos -of the Belles and Bell Boys and
presented them in a handcrafted frame accented with flowers and
"Our Belles used their culinary skills and prepared a sumptuous
meal beginning with a salad of fresh baby greens with Mandarin
oranges, craisins and almonds. The entr6e of Chicken Francaise
was accompanied by roasted fresh asparagus, sweet potatoes and
orange butter, along with freshly baked croissants. The meal ended
with a choice of Turtle Cheesecake or homemade cake and freshly
brewed gourmet coffee."
Tenley Faith Bratcher
Darren and Shana Bratcher announce the birth of their daughter,
Tenley Faith, on Feb. 22, 2011, at 1:41 p.m. at Capital Regional
Medical Center in Tallahassee. She weighed 8 pounds 12 ounces
and was 21.75 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are David and Cathy Parker of Perry.
Paternal grandparents are Phil and Marsha Bratcher of
Steinhatchee, and Larinda and Jim Dirst of Waverly, Ga.
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for all occasions
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Jesus, if loving you is wrong, I don't want to be right!
What is God said to be? The very essence of God's character is love.
How great is God's love? For God so loved the world that He gave His
only Begotten Son that whosoever believeth in Him shall not perish but
have everlasting life. But God commandeth His love towards us in that
while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
What is the evidence that we are followers of Jesus? By this all men
shall know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.
Beloved, let us love one another for love is of God and everyone that
loveth is born of God.
How did Jesus summarize the Christians duty? Jesus said unto him,
Thou shall love The Lord God with all thy heart and with all thy soul and
with all thy mind. This is the First and great commandment. And the
second is like unto it, thou shall love thy Neighbor as thyself.
Are we to love only those who deserve our love? Ye have heard that it
hath been said, Thou shall love thy neighbor and hate thy enemies. But
I say unto you, love your enemies, Bless them that curse you, do good
to them that hate you and pray for them which despitefully use you and
persecute you; that ye may be the children of your Father which is in
Jurleen Clayton, age 61
Put on the Whole Armor of God
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord,
And in the power of His might.
Put on the whole armor of God, that ye
May be able to stand against the wiles of the Devil.
For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but
Against principalities, powers, the rulers of
The darkness of this world, spiritual wickedness in high places.
Wherefore take unto you the whole armor
Of God, that ye may be able to withstand in
The evil day and having done all, to stand.
Stand therefore, having your loins girt about
with truth and having on the
Breastplate of righteousness.
And your feet shod with the preparation of
The gospel of Peace.
Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye
Shall be able to quench all the fiery darts
Of the wicked.
And take the helmet of salvation and the sword of
--. The spirit which is the word of God.
Praying always with all prayer and supplication in
In the Spirit and watching thereunto with all
Perseverance and supplication for all spirits.
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Assault victim claims
Shots fired in self-defense?
Continued from page 1
24, to the hospital for treatment
of injuries he received during
the altercation-including eight
At the hospital, Williams said
that the other subject, Ulysses
Woodfaulk Jr., 32, had tried
to start an alteration with him
earlier in the evening.
"Willie stated that he had
seen me in the area earlier and
had tried to get to me before I
left to tell me that he had been
having trouble with Ulysses.
However, he couldn't get to me
before I left. Willie said that
he was down the road from the
party when Ulysses approached
him and starting fighting,"
Williams told police that he
Ulysses Woodfaulk Jr.
tried several times to get away
from Woodfaulk and was unable
to do so.
During the ensuing
altercation, Woodfaulk bit
Williams eight times, three of
which broke the skin.
"Williams stated that when he
finally got away to his vehicle,
Woodfaulk and several other
started coming after him again
and that is when he reached
for his gun to protect himself,"
"Williams said he shot
two rounds off in Ulysses'
Woodfaulk, who was not hit
by either shot, was found at the
scene but was "intoxicated and
"We received another call
to Joann Street in reference
to Ulysses trying to bust the
windows out of Willie's car,"
Hightower stated in her report.
At that time, Griffin arrested
Woodfaulk, charging him with
(felony) battery and affray.
Williams was arrested for
aggravated assault with a
deadly weapon and both were
transported to the Taylor County
On the road
Garrett Price of
earned a slot in regional
competitions, which will
be held this weekend,
April 8-10, in Jackson,
38 miles of ATV trail rides
to open in Mallory Swamp
Those who enjoy riding all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) Will soon
have a place to ride in Lafayette County for a few months ,before the
start of hunting season. The Suwannee River Water Management
District will allow ATV riding at its Mallory Swamp tract April
The property provides 38 miles of ATV trails that will be open to
the public during daylight hours only.
"The trails feature plenty of open space and the opportunity
to ride alongside nature," said Edwin McCook, district land
A complete list of rules and an ATV trails map are available on
the district's Mallory Swamp webpage, which is available at www.
For more information contact the district at (386) 362-1001 or
800.266.1066 (FL toll free).
Riley Lynn Sadler
W-arinv 2nd Birtldav
Students receive minor injuries in crash
Continued from page 1
inclement weather, a tree limb
fell onto a cable (non-electric)
and both landed in the roadway
with other debris.
"When the driver (Connie
May, 49) observed the debris,
she attempted to drive around,"
Ernst said in his report. "While
attempting to drive around, the
driver saw the cable as it struck
the left front mirror and left
front of the bus. The driver hit
the brakes to stop the bus.
"When the driver stopped the
bus, several of the passengers,
who were not wearing seatbelts,
struck the seat in front of them.
All injuries were minor."
The Taylor County Sheriff's
Office assisted at the scene.
Charges are pending further
Hinkel said that Progress
Energy and Tri-County Electric
were working to restore power
to customers. According to
several reports, a number of
residents remained without
power into the afternoon.
The NWS station at Perry-
Foley Airport reported 0.85
inch of rain as the front moved
through the area with. wind
gusts reached 39 mph. The
storms also produced frequent
After the front moved
past Taylor County, local
temperatures dropped, with
Tuesday night's low expected
to be around 40 and today's
(Wednesday's) high to be 76.
Both died from single gunshot wounds
Continued from page 1
Tallahassee Sunday evening,
Also discovered at the scene
was the body of 35-year-old
Adam Perry of Tallahassee.
"Samantha was living with
her boyfriend and they were
Friends witevesyone who led
in the trailer park there. Her
boyfriend was out of town, and
he was the one who found the
man's body on the front porch
of his residence (Perry's) when
he came back. They didn't
know Samantha was inside until
the police arrived and started
their investigation," Swain said.
Officials with the Leon County
Sheriff's Office (LCSO) said
that their initial investigation
indicated that Perry and Swain
"Detectives believe there
was some type of altercation
between the two that resulted
in Perry shooting Swain and
then shooting himself," LCSO
Public Information Officer Sgt.
James McQuaig said.
"Preliminary results from
autopsies performed Monday
confirmed both Perry and
wvain died from a single
gunshot wound. Detectives are
continuing to conduct forensic
examinations on the physical
evidence collected at the scene.
In addition, detectives believe
that alcohol may have been
a contributing factor in this
incident," McQuaig said.
Reports indicate that Perry
was the five-unit mobile home
"They were all friends. This
all happened at the landlord's
house," Swain said.
Bums Funeral Home is in
charge of arrangements, which
Survivors include Swain's
father and two sisters, Wendy
Swain of Santa Rosa Beach and
Josephine Scrase of Brighton,
Tonight's low is projected to be
49. The forecast for the rest of
the week calls for sunny skies
with highs in the low 80s and
lows around 60.
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Saturday April 16, 2011
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Annual Clean Up Day
Start at 9 a.m and clean until...
Please bring your own tools and help clean up cemetery.
Donations for cemetery (tax deductible) can be mailed to:
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund
P. 0. Box 682 Shady Grove, FL 32357
For additional information, please call
Pastor Danny Lundy at 584-4979 or
Dale Rowell at 584-2849
Jessie Reen Wood passed away peacefully at home on March 31,
2011, 11 days after suffering a stroke. Jessie was 91 years old and
was married 72 years to Margaret Bloise Sineath Wood, residing
at Consulate in Tallahassee.
Born in Crestview, and raised in Black Alabama, Jessie and his
family moved to Tallahassee from Atlanta. Ga., in 1951. He was
manager at Elberta Crate and Box Company for 33 years and
ended his career with the City of Tallahassee. After retirement,
you saw him as a school crossing guard for more than 20 years on
the corner of Belleview and Ausley roads until he could no longer
walk a block from his home to the crossing.
Jessie was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great
grandfather, uncle, friend and neighbor. He was a hardworking
man who enjoyed fishing just a little less than eating. Our dad
enjoyed talking and was known to tell at least one joke with every
conversation. He also enjoyed his garden, but again much less
than eating. He maintained an immaculate home that had at least
40 coats of paint. He worked hard. sacrificed for his family and
spent his spare time doing things like taking his kids and later his
grandkids fishing or to the beach.
Jessie Wood is survived by his beautiful wife Bloise (94), one
daughter, three sons, 12 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren
and one great. great granddaughter. His family includes daughter
Margaret Shelia Roche (Kenny), their sons Christopher and
Timothy; oldest son Jesse Eugene Wood (Melinda), their daughter
Cindy Rutledge (Gene), their daughter Alyssa and son. Phillip,
Gene and Melinda's son. Jeffry Eugene Wood, his daughter.
Abigail and her daughter Kathy, and Jeffs son Tyler and his new
bride Lauren: son, Dr. Larry David Wood (Betsy), his daughter
Shannon Ferguson (Joe) and her son Dwayne Gerrell; Larry's son
David (Teresa) and their children. Nicole, Torrie, Chance, Chase
and Heaven; Larry's daughter, Brooke Adkins (Brian) and their
daughter Addison, Betsy's and Larry's (step) daughter, Kathryn
Jones Williams (Christian) and their son Landon. and Larry's and
Betsy's daughter, Maggie: Jessie's youngest son is Carl Richard
Wood. He has three daughters. Carla with sons Dalton, Brandon
and Nickoli; his other daughters are Christy and Allison Kever
(Jonathan). Jessie will be missed by his nieces and nephews
Leona, Frances, Beatrice, Jerry. Sonny, Clyde, Melba and Paula.
Jessie Wood will also be missed by his female feline Buddy and
numerous grand dogs and cats.
Jessie Wood was preceded in death by his parents, Early and
F. May Wood; three brothers. Joe, Toy and Roy Bryant and his
mother-in-law and gX)od friend, Rachel Sineath.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at Seminole
Baptist Church in Tallahassee at 11 a.m. Following the service,
interment was held at Tallahassee Memory Gardens.
The family received friends Monday,.April 4, from 6 until 8 p.m.
at Bevis Funeral Home (850-385-2193, www.bevisfh.com) which
was in charge of arrangements.
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St. James Episcopal Church
invites everyone to attend a
Taize prayer service on Sunday,
April 10, at 5 p.m. Betsy Gray
from Holy Comforter in
Tallahassee will guide the
The Taize form of worship
originated in 1940 and is
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community to Taize prayer service Sunday at 5
"The atmosphere is made
peaceful through the use of
candle light and beauty," said
Gray. "Taize provides us a
quiet opportunity in the midst
of our busy lives. It is designed
to help us enter into God's
presence. Silence and lack of
distraction remind us |that
prayer is an experience of
trusting God and opening 4 to
the Holy Spirit.
"We enter the ser% ice in
silence. Simple songs are 'sung
repeatedly giving them a
reflective character. A scripture
is read followed by a time of
silence for contemplation.
Simple prayers are offered
providing opportunity for a
highly personal worship
Before the service begins the
order of service will be
introduced along with a period
of practice of the songs so the
The service will be held in
the church al 1100 West Green
Street. For more information,
please contact the church at
named after an international
ecumenical community in
Burgundy, France, The service
is marked by simplicity,
quietness, and contemplation. It
includes a scripture reading,
simple songs sung in unison,
and a time for silence. and
Leslie George Burford, 65,
died March 31, 2011, at
Doctors' Memorial Hospital.
A native and lifelong resident
of Taylor County, he was born
Nov. 24, 1945, to Walter C.
Burford Sr. and Velma Sanders
Burford. He was a member of
St. Johns Christian Fellowship
and worked as a sergeant for
the Taylor County Department
of Corrections for many years.
Mr. Burford was a veteran of
the U.S. Army and served
during the Vietnam War. He
was preceded in death by two
brothers, Stanley Burford and
Walter C. Burford Jr.
Survivors include: his wife of
41 years, Sharon Burford of
Perry; a son, Lance Burford and
his wife Sonja of Perry; a
daughter, Kasey Roberts and
her husband Bryan of Perry;
two brothers, Shelton Burford
and his wife Van Edith of Perry
and Bill Burford of
Jacksonville; a sister-in-law,
Freda Burford of Perry; three
Roberts, Kylee Roberts and
Landon Burford; and numerous
nieces, nephews, other relatives
Funeral services were held at
Joe P. Bums Funeral Home on
Sunday, April 3, at 2 p.m. with
the Rev. Cody McNeese
officiating. Interment followed
at Woodlawn Cemetery. The
family received friends at the
Funeral Home on Saturday
evening from 6 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to the St. Johns
Christian Fellowship Fund. You
may sign the guestbook at:
age 76, passed
away on Sunday,
March 6, 2011
at her residence.
held on Wednesday, March 9,
Mrs. Strong was born on
December 5, 1934 in Mayo to the
late Little L. and Lillie V. Kirkland.
She was raised in Perry before
moving to Albany, Ga. from where
she moved to Columbus in 1968.
Mrs. Strong was employed in the
construction business for over
30 years. She was a member
of Beallwood Baptist Church
in Columbus. Mrs. Strong was
preceded in death by her husband,
Lt. Col. Berkeley Strong and
two brothers, Jerry Kirkland and
Mrs. Strong was very blessed by
the company and companionship
of Dr. Thomas J. Wentland. He
helped fill her later years with love
Survivors include a son, Richard
T. McMahan (Claire) of Seale, Al.;
two daughters, Regina B, Taylor
(Randy) of Winter Haven, and
Beverly M. Hammer (Richard) of
Fortson, Ga.; five grandchildren,
Heather Davenport (Mike) of
Columbus, Ga,, Michael Taylor
of New York City, Jennifer
Taylor-Miller (Keith) of New York
City, Daniel Taylor of Miami,
and Holly McMahan Robinson
(Cliff) of Salem, AI.; three great-
grandchildren, Noah Richard,
Taylor Grace Shelton and Chloe
Hope Davenport, all of Columbus,
Ga.; a sister, Patricia Sue Coker
(Elmer) of Perry, ; two brothers,
Robert K. Kirkland (Rita) of Hilliard,
and L.L. "Sonny" Kirkland (Janie)
of Darlington, SC.; a sister-in-law,
Faye Kirkland of Perry; several
nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be
made to Columbus Hospice at
Sonia Eve DAy
Sonia Eve Day, 40, of
Fanning Springs died iMarch
31,2011, at her following
a brief illness.
Born in Paho June 24,
1970, to W. D Shirley
Johnson Day, K'! ved to
Fanning Sprin Belle
Glade in 199 S was a
member of the ellk" urch of
God and also th L County
Area of Retarded Citizens.
Survivors include: her
parents, David arid Shirley Day
of Fanning Springs; two sisters,
Sheila West and Wendy
Shelton, all of Clewiston; and a
host of nieces, nephews, other
relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at
Living Praise Church of God in
Trenton Tuesday (April 5) at 11
a.m. with the Rev. Dale
Thigpen Jr. officiating.
Interment follow in Pisgah
Cemetery at 4 p. ..
The family re ived friends
from 6 to 8 1m. Monday
evening April 4, lso at Living
Praise Church o0 od. In lieu of
flowers, donations may be
made to the Levy County Area
Retarded Citizens. You may
sign the guestbook at
Hazel Ann Wilburn
Hazel Ann Wilburn Barnes,
70, died Friday April 1, 2011, at
Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Barnes was born Aug.
22, 1940, in Jacksonville, Ark.,
to Learoy L. Wilburn and Floy
Pennington Wilburn. She was
a member of Lakeside Baptist
Church where she served e
church secretary and or
for many years.
Survivors include:'. r
husband of 52 years, D
Barnes III; three sons, D n
Barnes of New York, Donnie
Barnes of Port St. Joe and Larry
Barnes of Thomasville, Ga.;
two daughters, Cheryl Parker of
Lamont and Sheila Brumbaugh
of Port St. Joe; a brother, Ljoyd
Wilburn of Cabot, Ark.; 11
grandchildren; five great-
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4420 San IPedro Rd.
Sunday School 10am
Worship Service 11 am
Discipleship Training 6 pm
Worship Service 7 pm
Choir Practice 7 pm
Bible Study 7 pm
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grandchildren; and numerous
nieces, nephews, other relatives
Funeral services were helod at
11 a.m. Monday, April 4: at
Lakeside Baptist Church Wvith
the Rev. Steven Ruff and Rev.
Darrell Jones officiating.
Interment followed in Pineview
Memorial Gardens. The family
received friends Sunday from 5
to 7 p.m. at Joe P. Btrps
Funeral Home, which was in
charge of all arrangements. In
lieu of flowers, donations may
be 'made to the Leukemia
Research Foundation at 3520
Lake Ave. Suite 202, Wilmette,
IL 60091-1064. You may sign
the guestbook 'at:
Born in East Port, she had
been a longtime resident of
She was the daughter of John
Edward Hatcher Sr. and Mable
Jane Morris. Mrs. Simpson
was the wife of Louis Albert
She was a member of
Southside Baptist Church and
resident of Marshall Healthcare
for the past five years.
Survivors include: two sons,
Marlin Simpson of Dublin, Ga.,
and Mike Simpson of Perry; a
daughter, Martiele McLeod of
Perry; a sister, Bea Collins of
Perry; six grandchildren; nine
great grandchildren; and seven
great, great grandchildren.
Family members received
friends, April 1, at Beggs
Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m.
Funeral services were held at
11 a.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery
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Now that the Cemetery Membership must pay to maintain the
cemetery, members are asked to remove all pvc and wood poles,
chains and blocks from the borders of their lots. These temporary
markers make the grounds difficult and expensive to maintain (mow
and weed). Permanent borders no higher then 6 inches will be
0 THIS DOES NOT REFER TO ANY OBJECTS
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) SEPTEMBER 5,1934- APRIL 6, 2009
A million times we will miss Vou,
.A mifion times we willcry,
if (ove alone woufd have saved you,
Vou would never have died.
In Iife we afti'' liO you dearly,
In death we yove you still,
In our hearts you Hold a place,
:No other one can fil'
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A-7 TacoTimes April 6,2011
'Dogs come from
behind to defeat
The Taylor County High
baseball team avenged an early
season loss Thursday night
against Godby, downing the
Cougars 9-5 in a game played
The Bulldogs trailed 3-1 after
four innings but exploded for
four runs in the fifth and sixth
innings to capture the win.
Beau Rodgers (2-4) and
Daniel Wentworth (2-4) each
drove in four runs to spur the
'Dogs to victory. Caleb Padgett
(1-3) also drove in a run.
On the mound, William
Wentworth got his sixth win
of the season against no losses
after pitching three scoreless
innings with three strikeouts.
Kyle Brooks and Jake Murray
also saw action on the mound.
The win improved Taylor
County's record to 11-5 on the
year, 6-0 in district play.
The Bulldogs were scheduled
to host Mayo on Tuesday night
before traveling to district foe
Tallahassee-Rickards on Friday.
A win over Rickards will clinch
for TCHS the top seed ini the
upcoming district tournament.
DATE OPPONENT SITE TIME
FEB. 10 PRESEASON TALLAHASSEE FL.HI. TBA
FEB. 11 PRESEASON TALLAHASSEE FL. HI. TBA
FEB. 15 GODBY HOME 6:00
FEB. 17 HAMILTON AWAY 4:30;7:00
FEB. 18 LIVE OAK HOME 4:00 JV
FEB. 18 RICKARDS HOME 7:00
FEB. 25 MADISON AWAY 4:30;7:00
FEB. 26 LEON AWAY 12:00 JV
MAR. 1 LEON AWAY 6:00
MAR. 3 BELL HOME 6:30
MAR. 4 WAKULLA AWAY 4:30;7:00
MAR. 5 LEON HOME 12:00 JV
MAR. 8 FL.HI. AWAY 4:30;7:00
MAR. 11 E. GADSDEN HOME 4:30;7:00
MAR. 12 LIVE OAK HOME 2:00
MAR. 14 BELL AWAY 5:00;7:00
MAR. 15 MADISON HOME 4:30;7:00
MAR.17 LIVE OAK AWAY 4:00;7:00
MAR. 28 HAMILTON HOME 4:30;7:00
MAR. 29 E. GADSDEN AWAY 4:30;7:00
MAR. 31 GODBY AWAY 6:00
APR. 5 MAYO HOME 4:30;7:00
APR. 8 RICKARDS AWAY 4:30;7:00
APR. 12 SANTA FE HOME 6:00 .-
APR. 14 FL.HI. HOME 4:30;7:00
APR. 15 MAYO AWAY 4:30;7:00
APR. 18 SANTA FE AWAY 6:00
APR. 21 TRENTON AWAY 7:00
APR. 22 WAKULLA HOME 6:00
APR. 25 DIST. TOURNEY @RICKARDS TBA
APR. 26 DIST. TOURNEY @RICKARDS TBA
APR. 28 DIST. TOURNEY RICKARDS TBA
Taylor County High senior Beau Rodgers takes a cut
during recent action at Perry's Pace Field.
FWC is offering hunter
safety course in Taylor
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
(FWC) is offering a free hunter
course in Taylor County.
Instruction is from 8 a.m. to
The seventh annual Fishing
for Kids Saltwater Trout
tournament will be held
Saturday0,April 30, at Sea Hag
Marina in Steinhatchee.
The entry ,fee of $100
includes registration, ramp fee,
fish fry afterwards and entry in
.the Big Trout and Big,Red pot.
There will be $2500 in prizes
including $1000 for first place
in the 5 trout aggregate weight
category. All proceeds go to
Shands Children's Hospital.
The tournament is hosted by
Shands Engineering. You may
register and pay on-line at
Medical Association ,
Dr. T. Fletcher
& Dr. M. Owens
will be conducting a DISCOUNT
VACCINATION The Taylor County Veterinary Medical Association has
CL I N I C donated more than $3,250 to Helping Hands of the Shelter
Helping Hands of the Shelter
Saturday, April 9th
9 a.m.- 12 noon
Jackson's Furniture parking lot
flea Control and Heartworm Prevention is available for
purchase. Free routine worming with vaccinations
1 Year $15.00
3 Year $20.00
Heartworm Test $15.00
Nail Trim $5.00
1 Year $10.00
3 Year $20.00
1 Year $7.00
3 Year $10.00
Cats must be in carriers and dog on leashes. TWO vets on site... minimal waiting.
5 p.m. April 16. Students who
havtaken the online course and
wih to complete the classroom
portion must bring the online-
co. pletion report with them.
The location for this class will
be given to those who register in
advance by calling the regional
office at 386-758-0525 or going
All firearms, ammunition
and materials are provided
free of charge. An adult must
accompany children under 16 at
People born on or after June 1,
1975, must complete the hunter
safety course before purchasing
a Florida hunting license.
Those interested in attending
a course can register online at
by calling the FWC's regional
office at 386-758-0525.
FWC to hold final
hearing to discuss
redfish limit change
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
(FWC) will hold its final public
hearing Wednesday (today)
on its proposal to increase the
current redfish limit to two per
The session will begin at
8:30 a.m. and is open to the
public. The meeting is at the
Florida Public Safety Institute,
Pat Thomas Law Enforcement
Academy, 2 -Academy Drive
Traditi he commission
discusses ne fisheries
issues onat ond day but, as
it did at it e ary meeting, it
will addr th oe issues on the
first day. i" :
The proposed draft rule
would establish three regional
management areas for red drum,
raise the daily recreational bag
limit for red drum from one
fish to two in Northeast and
Northwest Florida, create a
statewide pight-fish vessel limit
for red drum, and modify the red
drum off-the-water possession
limit and red drum transport
In other marine fisheries
action, the commission will
consider expanding the
FWC's stone crab protection
seaward, review and discuss
the latest spotted seatrout stock
assessment, and receive updates
on various federal fisheries
In addition, commissioners
will consider proposed
recreational amberjack and
gag grouper rules for Gulf of
Mexico state waters that would
be consistent with pending
rules in Gulf federal waters.
The proposed rules for Gulf
state waters would establish
an annual June 1 through July
31 closed recreational harvest
season for amberjack.
The proposed Gulf gag
grouper rules would create
a 2011 closed gag grouper
recreational harvest season of
June 1 through the end of this
year, except for an open gag
grouper recreational harvest
season of Sept. 16 through Nov.
15 this year.
Tournament is April 16
The 10th annual
Fishing Tournament is set for
Saturday, April 16, beginning at
This year's tournament will
feature $600 first prize awards
in four categories -- reg grouper,
redfish, trout and amberjack.
Second place in each division
will receive $300.
The entry fee is $30 per
person with weigh-ins to be held
at Steinhatchee Community
Center and Keaton Beach
Tickets are available at most
area marinas. The tourney
is being sponsored by the
Projects Board and the Taylor
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Record crowd at Forest Capital State Park for 9th annual
Florida State Bluegrass Festival
Mountain Heart's fiddle player Jim Van Cleve lit up
the stage with his fast-fingered work during the band's
two sets Saturday. He was one of many award-winning
performers at the festival.
Florida State Bluegrass Festival organizers said the ninth annual event boasted the largest crowd yet with
campgrounds and hotels sold out across town. The event, which featured 24 hours of music for three days, took
over Forest Capital State Park for the weekend, with guests coming from as far away as England. In addition to
the live music, the festival also featured instrument workshops, arts and crafts, food vendors and the ninth annual
Taylor County Chili Cook-off. (Photos by Mark Viola)
Valerie Smith (right) and Liberty Pike performed
Friday and Saturday evenings. Among the band
members joining Smith on stage was fiddle player Becky
Moon Pie Princess and
delight festival crowd
The Florida State Bluegrass Festival played host to the final Florida performance
of three-time Grammy nominated band Cherryholmes. The family group announced
earlier this year it was disbanding in May. They first performed Saturday afternoon
and then returned to close out the festival that evening with the crowd remaining in
their seats until the last encore. (Top photo) B.J. and Molly play dueling fiddles with
Skip on guitar. (Bottom left) Mother Sandy and daughter Cia sing a duet. (Bottom
right) Father Jere completes the family ensemble on base.
2011 Moon Pie Princess Brandi Bass, along with her court and all of the Bluegrass
Sweethearts, walked through the crowd Saturday, handing out free Moon Pies to
hungry guests at the Florida State Bluegrass Festival. Bass was crowned during a
pageant held Friday, March 25, at Forest Capital Hall.
Mountain Heart brought their usual high energy to the festival, throwing
Southern rock and blues selections into their Saturday evening set.
The Moon Pie court was invited onstage Saturday by Ernie Evans and the Florida
State Bluegrass Band. They introduced themselves and spoke on what they want
to be when they grow up (three doctors, one dentist, one nurse and no bluegrass
musicians). Then they joined the band in a rendition of "I'll Fly Away." Shown
above are (from I to r): Valerie Gibson, Hermione Padgett, Addison Grace Shiver
and Tatiana Buggs
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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.
Small ads..big deals!
Auction this Friday! Downtown Perry.
6:30 PM corner of Green and
Washington. We have general
merchandise as well as tools,
collectibles, stereo equipment, and
furniture. Something for everyone! Call
850-672-9800 for more information.
Gary Bonney, Auctioneer
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-
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.
RV spot for rent. Not in park, includes
power, water, sewer, and cable for $350
a month. Call 727-433-4514.
BRAND NEW LOCATION PUBLIC EQUIPMENT AUCTION
6247 CR 53 (just north of McDonald's on SR 53)
MADISON, FL 32340
SATURDAY,APRIL 9,2011 9:00 A.M.
GATES OPEN @ 7:00 A.M.
Consignments 9:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.
Wed. April 6 thru Friday April 8 Sat. April 9 7:00 a.m. 8:30 a.m.
Farm Equipment, Tractors, Motor Vehicles, Firearms, Boats,
Recreational Vehicles, Tools, and Personal Property
BRING YOUR CONSIGNMENTS EARLY FOR THE BEST SPOTS!
For More Infoi
Office (386) 362-330
Multi-family yard sale Saturday, from 8
a.m.-4 p.m. at 3400 Arrowhead Lane
(off of Paul Poppell Road). Look for
signs. Baby/adult clothes, bedding,
pictures, collectibles, books, dishes,
crystal, office equipment and much
Yard sale, Friday and Saturday from 8
a.m.-until at 1919 N. US 221 (behind
First Church of God). Clothes, toys,
household items and much more.
Continuous moving sale and yard sale
at 112 Crit Jones Drive in Taco Heights.
Love seat (cocoa color) in good
condition for $75, chest of drawer for
$45,2 desks ($25), utility trailer (4 by 6,
running lights in good condition) for
$250, variety of tools, truck bed cover
for 6 foot bed for $100 firm and much
more. Call any time. 850-584-2001 or
Got Junk Cars, Truck?
I buy Scrap Metals!!
State Certified Scales
Screening plants: Red Top, Ligustrum,
Eleagnus, Needle Point Holly. Trees:
Chinese Greybeard, Weeping Willow,
Bald Cypress, Catalpa. Palms:
Windmill, Mexican Sable, Needle,
Pindo, European Fan. Abe Whitfield,
Turkey Roost Nursery, 584-7395.
AKC registered Black Lab puppies.
Male and Female available to a good
home on May 8th. They will have their
first shots and worming. Parents on
premises. Asking $200. Call 850-223-
2092 or 850-838-6744 for more
Wanted. A good used piano to be used
by the Kiwanis Club meeting. Call
Bobby Edwards at 672-9392.
Lost. Brindle bulldog. Black and white.
Went missing around Dorman Peacock
Road area. Family pet. Dearly missed.
Please call, 672-2029. Reward, if
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.
rmation Please Contact J.W. Hill and Associates
00 or John Hill (386) 590-1214 or Ron Cox (850) 464-1929
out our website @ www.jwhillauctions.com
AU2847 AU691 Dealer's License VI/102370/1
rearms License 1-59-121-01-2k-09942
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A 2004 Homes of Merit 4 BD/2 bath on
2.5 beautifully manicured acres in
Morriston. Tape and textured
throughout with crown molding. Fenced
with 2 pastures so bring your horses.
Just $3,500 down and $512 per month.
owner has financing, Call 352-493-
A 3 BD/2 bath Jacobsen home on 5+
acres in Trenton with all utilities, permits
and impact fees included for only
$5,800 down and $692 per month.
Owner has financing, call 352-262-
Bank foreclosure 3 BD/2 bath 2007 DW
in Gainesville. $2,000 down and $308
per month. Owner has financing, Call
A 3 BD/2 bath 2011 Jacobsen Home
on half-acre in Chiefland with all
utilities, permits and impact fees
included for only $3,800 down and
$564 per month. Owner has financing,
A 4 BD/2 bath home in chiefland close
to town. Home has brand new roof, A/C
and new carpet. Two large workshed.
Just $4,500 down and $670 per month.
Owner has financing, call 352-493-
2001 SWMH 16'x80', 2BR/2BA.
Excellent condition. Open floor plan
with garden tub, walk-in closets, decks,
A/C and appliances included. Buyer
must move. Asking $23,500. Call (850)
1 BD/1 bath with a private entrance for
rent. Call 584-8045 for more
Cozy 1 BD fully furnished trailer for rent
in nice quiet area. Utilities and satellite
TV included. Only one adult and no
children or pets. $150 per week plus
$150 security deposit. Call 584-2199.
Office space for lease. 224 N. Jefferson
Street. Will alter to suit. On-site parking.
Up to 4,000 sq. ft. SAH Properties. Call
Room for rent in my 3 BR home.
Includes full use of home. Washer,
dryer, kitchen, TV and central heat and
air. $110 per week. First and last to
move in. Call 843-0883.
Now accepting applications for 2- 3
bedroom apartments. -0-rent for
furnished. On-site laundry. Public
transportation available. Close to City
Park, Boys and Girls Club, Shopping
Plazas. Call 850-584-6482.
TDD 711, EHO.
Cedar Island 2 BD/2 bath house and
efficiency apartment for rent. Canal
with Gulf access. House $800, plus
utilities. Apartment $600, includes
utilities. Call 850-295-2032
3 BD/1 bath house for rent. $600 a
month. $400 security deposit. Available
April 1. Call 371-1568.
2 BD/1 bath apartment for rent in quiet
area. No pets. $540 a month with a
$540 deposit. Must qualify with income.
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.
1 BD/1 bath home near Keaton Beach.
$650 a month plus $375 security.
Includes utilities. Adults only. Call 843-
3 BD house for rent just inside the city
limits on a deadend road. The house is
on 1 acre of land with a creek running
through the property. $550 a month.
First, last and $250 security deposit to
move in. Call 727-433-4514.
New facility office/retail space for lease.
1,000 sq. ft. 3498 Hwy 19 South. High
traffic count. Call 850-223-1455 for
3 BD/1.5 bath. Total electric. Central
heat and air. $500 a month. $500
security deposit. No smoking. No pets.
Limit of 2 children. References and
application. Call 584-6140.
2 BD MH on Liscomb Cirlce and a 3 BD
home on Luther Wilson Road for rent.
40 acres of land for sale with 500 ft. of
frontage on Dennis Howell Road. Call
Land for sale, 221 North between
Shiloh Church Rd. and Cairo Parker
Rd. 1 acre lots with paved roads. Owner
financing available. Please call (386)
658-1346 or (850) 584-7466.
3 BD/2 bath DWMH on about 5 acres of
land. No owner financing. Serious
inquiries only. $85,000. Call 850-295-
1 acre lot for sale with a well, septic and
electric in the Keaton Beach area.
Fenced, large storage building, 3
shelters and double wide pad. $28,500.
New tires starting at $45 through March
only at Ryan's Everything Automotive!
Call Justin at 850-584-8900, 4053 US
19 S. in Perry.
2001 Ford F-150 XLT Super Cab Short
Bed. 63,400 miles. V8, 5.4 liter,
automatic, off road 4X4, running
boards, towing package, A/C, AM/FM
Cassette. Call 838-7002.
1999 Tacoma 4WD. Automatic. Call
Wanted used rifle reloader, hunting
equipment, fishing equipment, bows,
tree stands and gun parts. Call 850-
2007 four stroke/4-hp Yamaha, 14-ft.
boat and trailer. $1,800 for all. Firm. Call
838-1230 or 672-9735.
TAYLOR COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY
Full Time Library and Information
Services Director. $34,777 -$40,310
DOQ. Applications and job description
can be obtained from
Career Lab at Perry K-Mart on
Tuesday, Wednesdays or Thursdays
9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.; or Workforce
Position open until filled. Taylor County
Board of County Commissioners is an
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2 BD/2 bath on 4 acres for rent.
Includes HBO, Stars, Showtime, etc.
$700 a month. First and last to move in.
Handicap accessible. Call 223-2046 or-
accepting applications for 1, 2, and 3
BR HC and Non-HC accessible
apartments. HUD vouchers
considered. Call 850-584-5668.709 W.
Church St., Perry, FL 32348 TDD 711.
"This institution is an equal opportunity
provider, and employer.'
3 BD/2 bath at 312 Cedar Street. $650
a month. First, last and $250 security
deposit to move in. Call 850-556-2762.
2 BD/1 bath apartment for rent in quiet
area. No pets. $540 a month with a
$540 deposit. Must qualify with income.
One bedroom furnished apartment. All
utilities included (electric, water, sewer,
garbage and cable). No smoking. No
pets. $160 a week or $600 a month.
$100 deposit. Call 850-363-8196.
3 BD/2 bath DWMH on 1 acre close to
town. Quiet area. Paved subdivision
outside city limits in Perry. $49,500. Call
Becky Thursday-Saturday at 850-584-
One acre of land on Gas Plant Road.
Has well, septic tank and power pole.
Aucilla Riverfront home for sale in
Nutull Rise area. Fish from your porch.
23636 Aucilla Landing Road. $325,000.
3 BD/2 bath DWMH on 15.5 more or
less acres. Only $84,700. No owner
financing. Call 223-3369.
3 BD/1 bath small house on 1 acre.
$52,000. No owner financing. Call 223-
... Big Deals!!!
Meat Cutter. Experienced. Full Time
position. Steinhachee. Call 1-386-503-
AVON! Call now to get started- earn up
to 40% still only $10 for Start Up Kit!
For appointment call: 850-570-1499
BE A CNA
Train now for jobs in healthcare.
No GED or High School Diploma
required if age 18. QUEST TRAINING
Collector person position available. This
involves office work. Apply in person
only. Badcock Home Furniture and
More in Perry.
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.
Family-owned dealership looking for
techs with experience in all aspects of
vehicle repair. Ford diesel & truck
experience a big plus. Must be
dependable, honest and work well with
a fast paced team. Pay based on
experience. Excellent benefits. EOE /
-Drug free workplace. Email resume to
firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 850-
584-9059. Applications reviewed by
appointment only. Call 352-585-2161
for more info.
Refuge House, Inc. is looking to fill the
following position: One full time Shelter
Advocate to work on the hotline and
the 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
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
Qualifications are a bachelor's 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 email@example.com for
needed for 17-suite motel located in
Steinhatchee, Florida. Duties: front
desk, take reservations, do laundry and
housekeeping, supervise building and
pool maintenance, purchase supplies &
complete daily reports. Must be people
oriented. Five-day work week, plus
answer phone and register guests after
hours: Must be non-smoker and non-
alcoholic. Must be honest and
trustworthy. Small pet OK. Apartment
will not accommodate children.
Spouses OK. Computer experience
essential. Inn is a certified green
lodging facility. Interview and
references required. Compensation
includes salary, free apartment, free
utilities, two weeks paid vacation plus 4
paid holiday annually. Send
applications and resume to:
Immediate opening for Amorer with
leading manufacturer of ordnance
products. Responsibilities include
cleaning and maintaining test weapons
including Class III destructive devices,
ensuring all equipment and fixtures are
ready for testing, serving as range
safety officer, maintenance and safety
of the range, ensuring test and
inspections are performed per
requirements, inspecting incoming
material, ensuring that non-conforming
material is controlled and segregated
and ensuring that adequate up-to-date
information, current paperwork, and
properly calibrated equipment are
being used to perform applicable
inspection functions. Must be attentive
to detail, have high mechanical
aptitude, a self starter requiring
minimal supervision, able to keep and
maintain detailed records for all
weapons, material identification,
inspection and test records. Must
possess a high school diploma or
equivalent. Must have proficient
computer and math skills, strong
interpersonal skills, and possess a
strong sense of accuracy, timeliness
Heavy lifting, driving a tractor and
traveling off site is required. Must be
able to tolerate temperature and
weather extremes and must not have a
history of allergies.
The position offers a competitive salary
and benefits. All applicants are subject
to pre-employment drug screening and
a background check by BATF Bring
picture ID and Social Security card or
Birth Certificate and apply at the
Employ Florida Mobile Unit in the K-
mart parking lot on Wednesdays or
stop by Chemring Ordnance to
complete an application. Resumes
should be sent to
faxed to (850)584-2044. Only qualified
candidates will be contacted for
interview, EEO, AAE, VP
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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-
TALL TIMBER TREE SERVICE
*Bucket truck use
*Free Estimates* and
850-838-5923 or 850-584-8191
Mark A. Moneyhan
Certified Quality Specialist
Breathe new life back
into your dirty carpet.
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.
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-
1320 James D. Smith Road
Mobile: 843-4242 or 672-0911
Our new facility will take oversize
wood waste not accepted at local
collections sites. Reasonable tip fees
apply to all wood waste taken. We
accept: Cypress, Pine and Water Oak
Clean untreated lumber
Clean unpainted concrete
Grinding, road work and excavation
S.''. 'Hours: Monday-Friday -
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Ronnie Terry & Sons
We buy Junk
(850)223-2340 or (863)509-3161
Res Ron's Electrical Service LLC
*Residential (Home & Mobile Home
Ron Miller, Owner/Operator
NOTICE OF INTENTION TO REGISTER
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 this notice the Fictitious
name, to wit:
Quality Lawn Core
under which we/I will engage In
business. I/We expect to engage In
business in Perry, Florida and our
1280 T.W. Wilson Road, Perry, Florida
The extent of ownership Is:
EthanJ. Young 100%
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD
IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY
Case No. 2011-114-CP
IN RE: THE ESTATE OF
MARGAGARET BARNETT LUH,
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
MARGARET BARNETT LUH, deceased
File Number: 2011-114-CP, is pending
in the Circuit Court for Taylor County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address
of which is Taylor County Courthouse,
Post Office Box 620, Perry, Florida
32348. The name and address of the
Personal Representative are set forth
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE
All creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or
demands against Decedent's estate
on whom a copy of this notice has
been served must file their claims with
this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR
THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
All other creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims or
demands against decedents estate
must file their claims with this court
WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this
Notice Is March 30, 2011.
Subsequent date of publication Is
April 6, 2011.
Charles A. Luh, Jr.
10011 Delano Drive North
Jacksonville, Florida 32257
John R. Weed
605. S. Jefferson Street
Perry, Florida 32347
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
ELEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR MIAMI-DADE COUNTY,
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION
Civil Action No.: 10051078CA01
SOUTH FLA FED LAND BANK ASSN
Plaintiff(s) / Petitioner(s)
Defendant(s) / Respondent(s)
NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE BY THE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
pursuant to an Order or Final
Judgment entered in the above
styled cause now pending in said
court, that I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash on-line at
THE EAST 1/2 OF THE N.E. 1/4 OF THE
N.W. 1/4 OF THE N.W. 1/4 OF SECTION
36, TOWNSHIP 57 SOUTH, RANGE 38
EAST, PUBLIC RECORDS OF DADE
COUNTY, FLORIDA. I
NEW PARCEL NO. 2 (PART OF O.R. 541
PAGES 413-415 TRACT NO. 15)
COMMENCING at the Northeast
corner of Section 1, Township 4 South,
Range 9 East Taylor County, Florida;
thence run South 00 degrees 01
minutes, 39 seconds east along the
East boundary line of said section,
-6299.18 feet to-the.Southeast corner-
of Section 1, township 4 South, Range
9 East Taylor County, Florida, thence
continue South 00 degrees 01
minutes 39 seconds East along the
East boundary line of Section 12,
5299.18 feet to the Southeast corner
of Section 12, Township 4 South,
Range 9 East, Taylor County, Florida;
thence continue South 00 degrees 01
minutes 39 seconds East along the
east boundary line of Section 13,
619.64 feet; thence run West, 5708.94
feet; thence run South, 1687.17 feet
to a point in the centerline of Yellow
Jacket Road; thence run North
1030.27 feet thence run West 688.79
feet for the POINT OF BEGINNING;
thence from said Point of Beginning
continue West 851.42 feet to a point
in Granger Grade; thence run along
said grade South 08 degrees 41
minutes 39 seconds East, 79.63 feet;
thence run along said grade South 20
degrees 34 minutes 09 seconds East,
302.97 feet; thence run along said
grade South 03 degrees 00 minutes
47 seconds East, 91.11 feet; thence
run along said grade South 08
degrees 27 minutes 21 seconds West
756.77 feet to the centerline of Yellow
Jacket Road; thence run along said
centerline North 82 degrees 24
minutes 12 seconds East, 843.33 feet
thence run North 1087.23 feet to the
Point of Beginning.
Containing 20.46 acres more or less.
LESS AND EXCEPT Granger Grade.
SUBJECT TO AND TOGETHER WITH an
Easement over yellow Jacket Road,
and Granger Grade, which roads are
described in that certain Notice of
Roads recorded In Official Records
book 533, Page(s) 699-705, Public
Records of Taylor County, Florida.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST
IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF
ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY
OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS
PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN
60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this
court on March 10, 2011
By: Veverly Lewis-James, Deputy
Harvey Ruvin, Clerk
Miaml-Dade County, Florida
Law Firm: Sandier & Sandier
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that Mike J.
Harris the holder of the following
certificate has filed said certificate
for a tax deed to be Issued thereon.
The certificate number and year of
Issuance, the description of the
property, and the names In which It
was assessed are follows:
Certificate No. 537
Year of Issuance 2008
Description of Property Parcel No.
ONE ACRE IN SE CORNER OF NW1/4
OF SW 1/4 OF SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP
4, SOUTH RANGE 7 EAST., AND
FURTHER DESCRIBED PER PROPERTY
APPRAISER DRAWING AS
"COMMENCE AT THE SE CORNER OF
THE NW 1/4 OF SW 1/4, OF SECTION 26
TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH RANGE 7 EAST.
THENCE RUN WEST 210 FEET, THENCE
RUN NORTH TO THE SOUTH GEORGIA
& WEST COAST RAILROAD RIGHT OF
WAY, THENCE RUN NORTHEASTERLY
ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY TO THE
EAST FORTY LINE, THENCE RUN SOUTH
ON FORTY LINE BACK TO THE POINT
Name in which assessed MRS. W.B.
LEE ESTATE C/O JOHNNY LEE
Said property being In the County of
Taylor, State of Florida
Unless such certificate shall be
redeemed according to law, the
property described Is such certificate
shall be sold to the highest bidder at
the courthouse door on the 2nd day
of May, 2011 at 11:00 o'clock a.m.
Dated this 28th day of March, 2011
Signature: Annie Mae Murphy
Annie Mae Murphy
Clerk of Circuit Court
Taylor County, FLorlda
TAYLOR STORAGE CENTER LLC
3498 HWY 19. SOUTH
PERRY, FL 32348
203 LATHONIA BENNETT
204 BOITA BUSH
224 MICHELLE CRAWFORD
332 SHONNA WILCOX
404 JENNIFER BURNETT
410 LAWRENCE BLOUNT
419 LORWRETTA GLOVER
DATE OF AUCTION -
APRIL 30, 2011 AT 9:00 A.M.
The Taylor County Board of County
Commissioners Is soliciting sealed
proposals for construction of the
Woods Creek & Harrison Blue 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 Woods Creek & Harrison
Blue Road Widening/Resurfacing" 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 May 2, 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
May 2, 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 $100.00 non-
refundable fee. RFP Information may
be reviewed on-line at
A Pre-BId Conference will be held at
10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 20,
2011, at the Administrative Complex
located at 201 East Green Street,
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
Additional Information may be
Causseaux, Hewett, & Walpole, Inc.
6011 NW 1st Place
Gainesville, FL 32607
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS, Taylor County,
paper it's written on.
From cover to cover, the Taco Times is full of news,
sports, community events, classified and much more.
Get your 50o worth with these 25 good uses for a
newspaper once you've read it:
1. Temporarily block the sun from streaming in windows.
2. Spread sheets of newspapers out and make clothing patterns
3. Dampen and spread over window glass to protect it when you paint.
4. Line and protect closet shelves and drawer bottoms
5. Place folded newspapers on the floor as a mat for wet shoes or muddy boots.
6. Make fire logs out of old newspapers. Roll sheets of newspapers up tightly in the shape of a
log. Tie them tight with string and use them in your fireplace or on a camp fire.
7. Do you still have some old 45 or other type of vinyl records? Store them safely by placing old
newspapers in between each one.
8. Ball up half sheets and let Kitty play with them. Cats love the crinkling noise.
9. Place balls of old newspapers inside leather shoes, purses, and in suitcases. They help leather
items keep their shape. They also help deodorizethem.
10. Use old newspapers to polish windows to a streak-free shine. Also great for polishing
11. Your auto have a fluid leak? Place sheets underneath your car when it's parked in the garage
to protect the floor.
12. If your auto's parked outside in the winter weather, lay old newspapers on the windshield so
you don't have to clean off ice and snow in the morning.
13. Spread out sheets of newspaper between plants in your garden to keep weed growth down.
Cheaper than black plastic!
14. Make mulch for your garden,
15. Bring green tomatoes in the house and wrap them In old newspapers. Place them in a dark,
cool area, and they will ripen nicely.
16. Expecting a frost? Cover vulnerable garden plants with tents made out of newspapers.
17. Fold them over and kneel on them when you're working in the garden.
18. Transport fresh flowers in damp newspaper to keep them fresh longer.
19. Buy some glue, long sticks, string, and let your kids make kites.
20. Celebrate New Year's Eve with confetti made from old newspapers.
21. Let the kids keep busy on a rainy day. Let them make paper chains, hand puppets, or
22. Make a kid's birthday party fun! Use filled balloons, flour, water, and strips of old newspapers
to create a piflata.
23. Wrap up glass and other breakables in thick sheets of newspaper before you pack them to
24. Temporarily cover up a broken window until you can get it repaired.
25. Use strips of newspaper in place of litter in your kitty's box.
:. Tree Capital of the South
Tree Capital of the South
Subscription to the
Taco Times & Perry News-Herald
$35 In County $49 Out of County
Mail check and address to: Perry Newspapers, Inc., P.O. Box. 888, Perry, FL 32348
Needed immediately at Thule, Inc. (formerly UWS)!
Experience is necessary -- evening and midnight shifts.
Super benefits like affordable medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance
after only 30 days, vacation time your first year, matching 401 K,
10 paid holidays, a great group of co-workers, and much more!
Call Judy Batten at (850) 584-3448, ext. 101 to schedule a welding test.
Experienced only please. EOE/DFWP
B-4 Taco Times April 6, 2011
Registration for 4-H summer
day camps begins on April 11
By LORI WIGGINS
4-H Extension Agent II
4-H Summer Day Camps
provide your child with the
chance to develop character,
valuable life skills, make new
friends and discover new
Registration begins for all 4-H
summer day camps on Monday,
April 11, at 8 a.m., at the Taylor
County Extension Office
For more information,
please call 838-3508 or email
Day Camp registration is on
a first-come, first-serve basis
and must be paid in full at
Art Adventures: Monday
through Thursday, June 20-23,
9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., ages 8-13,
limited to 25. Cost: $25. This
fun camp explores colors and
design, as well as learning basic
drawing, painting and pottery
skills. Youth will learn how to
capture their favorite people,
pets or animals using pencils.
Adventures: Tuesday through
Thursday, June 21-23, 9:30 a.m.
to 2;30 p.m., ages 8-13, limited
to 20. Cost:$25. Youth will learn
more about horse (behaviors,
grooming, care, safety, etc.)
and get to ride a horse. Youth
will also get to visit a couple of
horse farms on field trips.
Monday through Thursday,
June 27-30, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30
p.m., ages 8-13, limited to 30.
Cost: $40. This camp is for
youth who want to learn more
about aquatic plants, animals
and their environments. During
this camp, youth will participate
in hands-on activities and field
trips to local coastal habitats,
Gulf Specimen Marine Lab,
Wakulla Springs and more.
Spa Adventures: Tuesday
through Thursday, June 28-30,
10 a.m. to 12 p.m., ages 8-13,
limited to 20. Cost: $25. Forget
about camping in the woods--
come relax and create your own
spa creations while also getting
to experience a few spa luxuries
during this exciting camp.
Campers will also get to make
and sample some spa cuisine.
Tuesday through Thursday, July
5-7, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., ages
8-13, limited to 30. Cost: $35.
This camp is for those youth
who want to learn more about
the great outdoors, animals and
their environments. Youth will
also get up close with a variety
of water systems. During this
camp, youth will participate
in hands-on activities and field
trips to Manatee Springs, Gulf
Specimen Marine Lab, Wakulla
Springs and more.
Our World: Monday through
Thursday, July 11-14, 9:30 a.m.
to 4:30 p.m., ages 5-8, limited
to 30. Cost: $40. This camp will
feature science, environmental
education, animals, nature,
nutrition, art, marine science
and more. Hands-on activities
and field trips to MOSH,
Challenger Learning Center,
Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and
Hunter Safety: Monday
through Saturday, July 11-16
(Monday through Friday, 5-9
p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon),
ages 8 and up (youth and adults
welcome). Cost: $10. The
hunter safety course covers the
knowledge, skills and attitude
needed to be a safe hunter. This
is a 12-hour classroom setting,
test and three hours on the
Monday through Thursday, July
18-21, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., ages
8-13, limited to 20. Cost: $25.
This camp will feature a great
time in the kitchen learning
about a variety of cooking
techniques, kitchen safety,
using kitchen tools, measuring,
preparing a variety of recipes
from breakfast foods to dinner
foods, nutrition and more. Bon
Monday through Thursday, July
18-21, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,
ages 8-13, limited to 30. Cost:
$40. During this day camp
youth will explore the worlds
of science, space and rockets.
It will include field trips to the
Challenger Learning Center,
Mary Brogan Museum and
more while also participating
in some hands-on fun science
Adventures: Tuesday through
Thursday, July 26-28, 9 a.m. to
12 p.m., ages 8-13, limited to
25. At this day camp youth will
learn how to create and make
their very own scrapbooking
pages. Youth will need to bring
at least 10 pictures with them
that depict summer activities
(beach, camp, fishing, outdoor
activities, spending time n ith
friends, etc). Start taking
pictures now and we will teach
you how to preserve them.
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