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50th year, No. 33
DRIVE SOBER OR
The Perry Police Department
(PPD) made 125 stops and
issued numerous citations
during a three-hour driving
under the influence (DUI)
checkpoint on Old Dixie
Highway Friday, Aug. 19.
"We did not have any arrests
for DUI. The goal of the
checkpoint is to raise awareness
and to make our highways and
streets safe. It is not to put
people in jail," Capt. Jamie
The department will hold
a citywide saturation patrol
Saturday, Aug. 27 and will
man a second DUI checkpoint
Saturday, Sept. 3 (location to be
This week's Bulldog
color is ORANGE
Bulldogs fans are invited
to wear orange for this Friday
night's Kickoff Classic at Dorsett
Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. For
more on the game, please see
today's Sports page, A-6.
Fans are also reminded that
district championship t-shirts
are available for purchase at
Taylor County High School.
Apply now for Teen
Applications are being taken
for the Teen Driver Challenge
coordinated by the Taylor County
All interested persons are
asked to contact Deputy Ed
Whiddon at 584-4225 for more
Artist Blondheim to
speak at library
Landscape artist Linda
Blondheim will be the guest
speaker at the Friends of the
Taylor County Public Library on
Monday, Aug. 29.
Blondheim lives in Gainesville
and works primarily in acrylics.
She has a museum history in
Alabama, Florida and Georgia
and is featured in Florida
Blondheim paints landscapes
of the South and specializes in
natural scenes as well as rural
farms and ranches.
The program will begin at
5:30 p.m. at the library, whicfi
is located at 403 N. Washington
St. The public is invited to attend
this free event.
Editorial ................ A-2
Living ................... A-4
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Retired sheriff's deputy drowns
A retired sheriff's deputy
drowned while scalloping
off the Taylor County coast
Saturday, Aug. 20.
Lewis Edgar "Ed" Hoss Jr.,
68, of Bradenton died as a result
of "drowning associated with a
possible cardiac event," Taylor
County Sheriff's Office Capt.
Ron Rice said.
Hoss, a family member and a
friend had launched their boat at
the Econfina River. Sometime
later, as they were scalloping,
Hoss was found floating
facedown in the water.
A unit from the sheriff's
office was dispatched to the
boat landing around 2:20 p.m.
Hoss was brought back to shore
where an ambulance waited
at the Econfina River Resort
He was pronounced dead at
the scene, Rice said.
Hoss had a combined service
of 31 years as a deputy with the
Sarasota and Manatee County
Off to a good start
Perry Primary School students rush toward their buses Tuesday afternoon, marking the end of the second day
of the 2011-12 school year. The students were wearing a variety of shades of oranges and blues to meet the
recently implemented uniform code of dress. According to Superintendent of Schools Paul Dyal, the first days of
the new year startedwith a few late buses and several issues with the dress code, but overall the district had a
"very good start."
He* was the second individual
to drown here this scalloping
season. Less than a month ago, a
69-year-old Myakka City (Fla.)
man died while scalloping off
the coast of Steinhatchee.
Despite some late buses and
a few "misunderstandings"
over the new dress code,
Superintendent of Schools Paul
Dyal said the 2011-12 school
year got off to a "very good
start" this week.
Classes began Monday for
Taylor County students and
for the first time in three years,
all students in the county were
eligible to ride school buses.
"The buses were a little late
but that's to be expected with
the new year, especially with
the changes," Dyal said.
Last week the Taylor County
School Board agreed to fund
transportation for all students,
regardless of whether or not
they live within two miles of
their respective schools. Two
years ago, the district eliminated
Please see page 3
The Taylor County Sheriff's
Office (TCSO) made back-
to-back arrests on suspects
involved in unrelated copper
wire thefts where the value of
materials stolen topped $40,000.
The first arrest was logged
Thursday, Aug. 18, when
investigators were following
up a lead in an area and came
across remnants of an apparent
"We came upon cable casing
from wire that was obviously
industrial grade. I was aware
of thefts that had been reported
at Buckeye matching this
description, so I contacted them
and they sent representatives
who identified the wire not only
as the type used at the mill, but
the wire that had been stolen,"
Capt. Ron Rice said.
Some 500 feet of wire-
which was four to five inches
in diameter-was stolen. The
"We identified the person
who lived at the home and the
defendant was cooperative
with the investigation. One
suspect was arrested, James Ray
Branch, 34," Rice said.
Branch was charged with
grand theft and dealing in stolen
A traffic stop Saturday on
Beach Road led to the arrest of
two other suspects on similar
material had an estimated value charges.
of $40,000. Florida Fish and Wildlife
(FWC) officers Chad Albritton
and Dale Wilcox were
conducting a traffic stop when
they received information
regarding a suspicious vehicle
at a nearby residence.
"A deputy who was with the
FWC officers approached the
suspicious vehicle and observed
a large amount of copper wire in
plain view," Rice said.
determined that the wire had
been ripped out of a power
building, at the Martin Marietta
rock mine off Highway 98 West.
Jonah Buddy Parker, 32, and
Joshya Arron Warf, 18, were
both charged with burglary,
grand theft and felony criminal
Estimated damages to the
power building were in excess
Inv. Bryan Hayden and
Deputy Mark Hershberger
assisted with the investigation.
Hurricane Irene may dodge Taylor
Hurricane Irene, the first
hurricane of the 2011 season,
is looking less likely to have a
direct impact on Taylor County,
but Emergency Management
officials are warning to residents
to remain attentive as the storm
continues to intensify.
Irene intensified into a
Category 2 hurricane Monday
evening and as of Tuesday
afternoon, it boasted maximum
sustained winds of 100 mph,
moving west northwest at 10
"Atmospheric and oceanic
conditions, with low wind
shear and warm sea surface
temperatures, will be largely
favorable for intensification
and computer models along
with the official forecast from
the National Hurricane Center
(NHC) indicate that Irene could
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Top of the class
The Perry Rotary Club completed its 2011 school supply drive Friday, delivering boxes of supplies to the district
office. Shown above, Rotary President Mark Viola (left) and Vice President Debbie Bassett stand with Superintendent
of Schools Paul Dyal and the collected supplies. From there, the supplies will be distributed to all Taylor County
schools. "I would like to thank everyone in the community who joined with us to collect supplies for those students
who need them," Viola said.
become a major hurricane today
or Wednesday," Emergency
Management Director Dustin
Hinkel said Tuesday.
At 2 p.m. Tuesday, Irene was
located in the southwestern
Atlantic Ocean about 70 miles
north northwest of Puerto Plata,
According to the NWS,
hurricane force winds extended
out 50 miles from the center
and tropical storm force winds
extended as far as 205 miles.
"It is still too early to tell the
exact impact Irene will have
on Florida," Hinkel said. "The
wind field for Irene is forecast
to increase and the average error
this far in the future is roughly
100-150 miles. Even if the
center of Irene stays offshore,
rain bands associated with the
storm may affect Florida."
Irene was forecast to turn
more northwestward Tuesday
night or early this morning
(Wednesday) between high
pressure in the Atlantic and high
pressure over the southern U.S.
Computer models remain in a
good amount of agreement and
continue to shift east.
Based on the official forecast
from the NHC, Hurricane
Irene should continue moving
"* Please see page 3
Value topped $40,000
3 arrested for copper wire thefts
545 people responsible for
problems plaguing country
A-2 Taco Times August 24, 2011
You may have seen or heard
this before, but this is about as
clear and easy to understand as
it can be.
The article you are about
to read below is completely
neutral, neither anti-Republican
or Democrat. This defines
clearly who it is that in the
final analysis must assume
responsibility for the judgments
made that impact each one of us
every day. This is worth your
time and well worth for you to
Politicians are the only
people in the world who create
problems and then campaign
against them. Have you
ever wondered, if both the
Republicans and the Democrats
are against deficits, why do we
have deficits? Have you ever
wondered, if all the politicians
are against inflation and high
taxes, why do we have inflation
and high taxes?
You and I don't propose a
federal budget. The president
does. You and I don't have the
constitutional authority to vote
on appropriations. The House
of Representatives does. You
and I don't write the tax code,
Congress does. You and I don't
set fiscal policy, Congress
does. You and I don't control
monetary policy, the Federal
Reserve Bank does.
One hundred senators, 435
Congressmen, one president,
and nine Supreme Court justices
equate to 545 human beings--
out of the 300 million--being
directly, legally, morally and
individually responsible for the
domestic problems that plague
this country. I've excluded the
members of the Federal Reserve
Board because that problem
was created by the Congress in
In 1913, Congress delegated
its constitutional duty to provide
a sound currency to a federally
chartered, but private, central
bank. I've excluded all the
special interest and lobbyists
for a sound reason. They have
no legal authority. They have
no ability to coerce a senator,
a congressman or a president
to do one cotton-picking thing.
I don't care if they offer a
politician $1 million dollars
in cash. The politician has the
power to accept or reject it.
No matter what the lobbyist
promises, it is the legislator's
responsibility to determine how
Those 545 human beings
spend much of their energy
convincing you that what they
did is not their fault. They
cooperate in this common
con regardless of party. What
separates a politician from
a normal human being is an
excessive amount of gall. No
normal human being would
have the gall of a speaker,
who stood up and criticized
the president for creating
deficits. The president can only
propose a budget. He cannot
force the Congress to accept
it. The constitution, which is
the supreme law of the land,
gives sole responsibility to
the House of Representatives
for originating and approving
appropriations and taxes. Who
is the Speaker of the House?
John Boehner. He is the leader
of the majority party. He and
fellow House members, not
the president, can approve
any budget they want. If the
president vetoes it, they can
pass it over his veto if they agree
to. It seems inconceivable to
', Please see page 3
Letters to the Editor
Why are gas prices so high here?
The article in Friday's paper
about the taxes on gas answered
some questions for me, but left
me with a really big one. Why
is gas in Perry so much more
expensive than it is everywhere
I think I know the answer, but
I would love to hear what our
I use Tallahassee as a good
example. Leon County has a 1
cent higher tax on their gas, yet
their gas prices are 20 cent per
Why is that? I'll give you my
opinion. It's because our local
providers know they have us on
an island and we have no other
options. I have a solution. We
local fuel providers have to say have more than one provider in
to pick a station and everyone
use that one, the others would
be forced to lower their price to
get their business back. That or
learn to eat their own gas.
So, can I get an answer on
why we are being robbed here
or should I start organizing a
boycott effort? Your call big
;. y'J o ^,eJon
Take care when checking pool skimmer
I recently had a short stay
in our Doctors' Memorial
I was bitfen on the finger by
a pygmy rattlesnake, and, no, I
did not pick it up. We were at
the hospital within 30 minutes
and I was immediately taken
into the emergency room. I
spent two days at the hospital;
from the ER I went to the ICU,
and then to a regular room on
by the wonderful people we
have working at our hospital,
especially the nurses.
All the folks who cared
for me were professional and
knowledgeable, and always
ready to help. One of the
criteria that makes a city or town
successful, as far as quality of
life, is good medical facilities,
and we do have that in Doctors'
Getting back to the snake.
hand in the top skimmer without
making sure there are no critters
Apparently, the snake fell into
the pool and wound up in the
top skimmer. I learned a very
painful lesson and maybe I can
pass this lesson along to you
without the pain.
Once again, to the people of
Doctors' Memorial, keep up the
good work and a big thank you
to those great folks who cared
the second floor. To those of you who have a for me during my stay.
I want to say I was impressed swimming pool, never put your Ray Litwin
Donors, supporters thanked
Dear Editor: generous supporters we would
Words cannot adequately also like to thank for their
express the thanks we have for monetary gifts to the Jerkins
the outpour of support shown Precinct 13 Project: Willie and
and given to the Jerkins Project/ Lessie Gent ($50), Springhill
Precinct 13 thus far. MB Church Pastor Izell
As you know, with the Montgomery ($500), Don
generous help of Perry Asmus ($100), Pastor Chester
Newspapers, Inc., several Demps ($200), Solid Rock
churches, banks and Church Pastor James Calhoun
organizations have been ($200), The Fair Store ($100),
acknowledged for their New Brooklyn MB Church -
contributions. Pastor Donald McBride ($500)
This is an extended list of Horace McLeod ($100), Mt.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
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The sweetness of those apples lingers
with me still.
The air in Gatlinburg, Tenn., was crisp
and the day was clear. If I hadn't been
15 and generally disagreeable, it would
have been a perfect day.
But my parents--I believed--were out
to sabotage my happiness.
We had taken a trip to the mountains
for a respite from the hot temperatures
which had smothered the Southeast all
summer. In early Fall, there was still
little mercy in sight.
Since I was an only child, vacations
sometimes involved "taking a friend"
but for this extended weekend, it was
just the three of us, and that put me
in the back seat enjoying many of the
sights, but occasionally rolling my eyes
at the parental banter.
lIn Gatlinburg, we enjoyed a walking
tour of the downtown area, eyeing
sidewalk artists, and bushel upon
bushel of fresh apples. Finally, when
my father decided upon the baskets
of apples we should take home, he
announced that he would go for the car.
So he placed three balsa wood baskets
on the steps of an elegant, downtown
church and told us to "sit tight" while
he walked a mile or so to the car.
Mother, in the meantime, saw some
vases she wanted to look at, and darted
to a nearby shop.
That left me on the church steps,
surrounded by apples, looking hopeless
Suddenly, out of nowhere, a drop-
dead gorgeous teenage boy appeared
on the sidewalk below, in rumpled
casual jeans, with swooped hair. If this
was a musical, there would be a grand
score of trumpets and violins right
now, because I could hardly breathe.
He had on a preppy looking twill
shirt, sleeves rolled up, and an air of
confidence which removed him from
60 percent of the male population at
I was pretty sure I was in love.
I remember thinking that I could leave
with him, right then and there, and live
happily ever after.
I had named our children before he
made the first step toward me.
We were going to be fantastically
happy--traveling to Gatlinburg every
Fall to remember our first chance
meeting, skiing in Aspen, seeing the
Eiffel Tower in Paris.
It would be a great wedding, because
he was gorgeous. Everyone would be
jealous. We would be stunning. Our
future would be just grand.
)pies in Gatlinburg
By SUSAN H. LINCOLN
Suddenly, I was feeling more
confident and happy, too, that I had
taken this trip with my parents. It was
meant to be.
I considered speaking first but
decided I'd let him do the honors. Then
I could act surprised, pleased, calm,
cool and collected.
He was coming toward me.
I glanced in his, direction.
Our eyes met.
And he said, "Are you selling those
Now that I'm old and cantankerous
and worldly, I could have come up with
a number of noteworthy come-backs
or clever repartee, but instead, I was
just devastated. Speechless, I realized
it appeared that my day's sales on the
church steps might be necessary to
feed my family.
I was horrified.
"I'm just waiting on my parents," I
finally said, which was surely a stupid
thing to say but "stupid" was all I could
come up with at the moment.
Having been given no encouragement,
the beautiful teenage boy said politely,
"Sorry," and moved on. I wanted to
collect my wits and chase after him in
an inconspicuous way but I was unable
to move or think...except, that is, to
think about how stupid I'd been.
My father soon appeared with a spry
gait as he came to collect the wonderful
apples. I, however, just looked
"What's wrong with you?" he asked.
I rolled my eyes, for how could he
"Look at my vase!" my mother said,
walking up to us.
They talked among themselves and
seemed to be enjoying their vacation
In retrospect, it makes me happy that
they enjoyed their time away, and their
Then, however, when I was the center
of the universe, I wondered how two
people who said they loved me dearly
could be so happy while my whole life
was in shambles: the wedding called off
and my ski trip suspended indefinitely.
I might never see the Eiffel Tower.
The scent of apples every Fall leads
many people to the kitchen for pies
and cobblers, cider and salad. Instead,
it takes me back 40 years and 500 miles
to a place where I remember what it
was like to be an awkward 15. And
where I finally realize that you only get
over that kind of humiliation when you
become the parents you once had.
I'M CONCENTRATING ON
A-3 Taco Times August 24, 2011
rate rises to 10.8%
After dropping through most
of the year, Taylor County's
unemployment rate has reversed
percent in July.
The rate fell
percent in May,
first time since
up to 10.8
as low as 10
but instead of
digits for the
April 2009, it
jumped to 10.5 percent in June.
July's rate was slightly above
the state's rate of 10.7 percent.
The Agency for Workforce
Innovation, which tracks
employment in the state,
released its latest numbers
Friday, showing 8,412 people
were employed in the county
in July, compared to 8,495 in
June. Meanwhile, the number of
unemployed rose to 1,022.
The county also saw a
jump in the number of initial
unemployment claims, with
127 in July, the third highest
monthly total of 2011 after
January and February.
For those seeking
mobile career lab is located
in the Perry Kmart parking lot
each Tuesday, Wednesday and
Among Florida's 67 counties,
Taylor had the 32nd highest
unemployment rate in June.
Hendry County remained at
the top the list with 18.8 percent
while Monroe County boasted
the lowest rate with 6.6 percent.
Among Taylor's neighbors,
Dixie County had the highest
unemployment rate with 12.6
percent, followed by Madison
County with 12.5 percent, both
increases over June's figures.
Below Taylor were Jefferson
County at 9.2 percent and
Lafayette at 7.9 percent, also
showing increases compared to
Florida's seasonally adjusted
unemployment rate of 10.7
percent represented 987,000
jobless out of a labor force of
9,220,000. The state's rate was
unchanged from the revised June
rate of 10.7 percent but was 0.8
percentage point lower than the
July 2010 rate of 11.5 percent.
The U.S. unemployment rate
was 9.1 percent in July.
adjusted total nonagricultural
employment in July was
7,225,800, a decline of 22,100
jobs (-0.3 percent) from June
2011. From January to July,
Florida gained 64,300 jobs.
Mixed signals from economic
indicators during .recovery
are common," said AWI
Director Cynthia R. Lorenzo.
"Fluctuations in rates of
unemployment and job growth
are typical examples of starts
and stops while the economy
rebounds and unemployed.
workers who may have given
up looking for work rejoin the
NWS National Hurricane Center
Center Location 20.7 N 712 W
Max Sustained Wind 100 mph
Movement WNW at 10 moh
0 Tropical Cyclone 0 Post-Tropical
Sustained Winds: D <39 mph
S 3W-73 mph H 74-110 moh M .lOmph
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Potential Track Area: Watches: Warnings:
Day 1-3 (C Day 4-5 OI Hurricane Trop.Storm Hurricane M Trop.Storm
Hurricane Irene is expected to intensify through the week.
Hurricane season runs through Nov. 30
Continued from page 1
through the Bahamas today and
Thursday. The center of Irene
is then forecast to move north,
passing east of the Florida The NHC is indicating a 20
Peninsula late Thursday and percent chance of development
Friday. of both waves within the next 48
Further east, two tropical hours. The Atlantic Hurricane
waves in the eastern Atlantic Season continues through Nov.
Ocean remain disorganized. 30.
PPD patrolling school zones
Continued from page 1
transportation for students at
Taylor County Middle School
and Taylor County High School
who live within two miles due
to budget constraints.
As for the new uniform code
of dress implemented this
summer, Dyal said almost every
school reported no problems on
the first day of class.
"There were a few issues at
Taylor County High School, but
we're working through them,"
"I've heard from teachers
about how good the students
look and how they appreciate
the board for making that
Parents and o -er drivers
are reminded to be' mindful of
children when driving through
school zones before and after
Perry Police Department
Capt. Jamie Cruse said through
mid-day Tuesday, the
department had written several
tickets, mainly for seatbelt
violations and child safety seat
"We will continue to patrol
to the areas around the schools
and drivers can expect delays,
especially in the mornings, at
the intersections of Pinecrest
and Myrtle, and Pinecrest
and Johnson Stripling," Cruse
Letters to the Editor
Cheering for the Eagles
1 Point of Grace Christian School has launched a new sports program, featuring flag
football, volleyball and co-ed soccer team, as well as a girls' and boys' softball and
basketball teams. Shown above are team cheerleaders: (back row, I to r) Jessica
Lemus, Kinley Dorman, Kameron Tanner, Morgan Cribbs, Kaitlynn Shelton and Dallas
Plymel; (front row, I to r) Alexis Watts, and Marah Kinsey.
Taking the volleyball court will be Point of Grace Christian School players: (back
row, I to r) Carlie Sadler, Morgan Cribbs, Mikayla Brooke, Kameron Tanner and Jessica
Lemus; (front row, I to r) Abye Johnson, Taylor Gregory, Abigail Freeman, Marah
Kinsey, Kinley Dorman, Kaitlynn Shelton and Dallas Plymel.
Need light bulbs? Contact City Fire
The City of Perry Fire
Department reminds residents
that it still has energy efficient
light bulbs provided through
Progress Energy available at
no charge to qualified city
To qualify, you must be
a current Progress Energy
customer and live within the
city limits. Please bring a copy
of your power bill and proof
of identification to the fire
department to receive a package
of light bulbs.
The department has also
started a smoke detector
program available to all
homeowners within the city.
To qualify, you must own
the property and complete an
application available at 224
S. Jefferson Street (the fire
'Vote all of them out of office'
Continued from page 2
me that a nation of 300 million
cannot replace 545 people who
stand convicted, by present
facts, of incompetence and
irresponsibility. I can't think of
a single domestic problem that
is not traceable directly to those
545 people. When you fully
grasp the plain truth that 545
people exercise the power of
the federal government, then it
must follow that what exists is
what they want to exist.
If the tax code is unfair, it's
because they want it unfair.
If the budget is in the red, it's
because they want it in the
red. If the Army and Marines
are in Iraq and Afghanistan,
it's because they want them in
Iraq and Afghanistan. If they
do not receive Social Security
but are on an elite retirement
plan not available to the people,
it's because they want it that
way. There are no insoluble
Do not let these 545 people
shift the blame to bureaucrats,
whom they hire and whose jobs
they can abolish, or to lobbyists,
whose gifts and advice they
can reject, or to regulators, to
whom they give the power to
regulate and from whom they
can take this power. Above
all, do not let them con you
into the belief that there exists
disembodied mystical forces
like "the economy," "inflation"
or "politics" that prevent them
from doing what they take an
oath to do.
Those 545 people, and they
alone, are responsible. They,
and they alone, have the power.
They, and they alone, should be
held accountable by the people
who are their bosses. Provided
the voters have the gumption to
manage their own employees.
We should vote all of them
out of office and clean up their
mess. What you do with this
article now that you have read
it is up to you. This might be
funny if it weren't so true.
Taxes are their way of getting
their paycheck, and they say:
tax his land, tax his bed, tax the
table at which he is fed. Tax his
tractor, tax his mule, teach him
taxes are the rule. Tax his work,
tax his pay, he works for peanuts
anyway. Tax his cow, tax his
goat, tax his pants, tax his coat.
Tax his ties, tax his shirt, tax
his dirt. Tax his tobacco, tax
his drink, tax him if he tries to
think. Tax his cigars, tax his
beers, if he cries, tax his tears.
Tax his car, tax his gas, find
other ways to tax his arse. Tax
all he has, then let him know,
that you won't be done til he has
no dough. When he screams and
hollers, then tax him some more,
tax him til he's good and sore.
When he dies, tax his coffin, tax
his grave, tax the sod in which
he is laid. Put these words
upon his tomb. Taxes drove me
to my doom. And when he's
gone and buried, do not relax,
its time to apply the inheritance
Still think it's funny? Here
are a few of the taxes you pay:
accounts receivable tax, building
permit tax, CDL license tax,
cigarette tax, corporate income
tax, dog license tax, excise taxes,
federal income tax, federal
unemployment tax (FUTA),
fishing license tax, food license
tax, fuel permit tax, gasoline
tax (currently 44.75 cents per
gallon), gross receipts tax,
hunting license tax, inheritance
tax, inventory tax, IRS interest
charges, IRS penalties (tax on
top of tax), liquor tax, luxury
taxes, marriage license tax,
medicare tax, personal property
tax, property tax, real estate
tax, senior charge tax, Social
Security tax, road usage tax,
recreational vehicle tax, sales
tax, school tax, state income
tax, state unemployment tax
(SUTA), telephone federal
excise tax, telephone federal
universal senior fee tax,
telephone federal, state and
local surcharge taxes, telephone
minimum usage surcharge
tax, telephone recurring and
nonrecurring charges tax,
telephone stale and local tax,
telephone usage charge tax,
utility taxes, vehicle license
registration tax, vehicle sales
tax, watercraft registration
tax, well permit tax, workers
compensation tax, and a few
more I haven't mentioned.
Again I ask, do you still think
this is funny? Not one of these
taxes existed 100 years ago
and our nation was the most
prosperous in the world. We
had absolutely no national debt,
we had the largest middle class
in the world, and mom stayed
home to raise the kids.
So what the heck happened?
Can you spell politicians?
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Deadline for local church news is 11 am. on Tuesdays & Thursdays.
Deadline (for additions/changes to the calendar) is Monday by 5 p.m.
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Our Looking Back page is published in Friday's Perry News-Herald.Share
your history with usI If you have old photographs, news articles and items
of local historical interest, give us a call at 584-5513 or stop by our office
at 123 S. Jefferson Street. (Photos will be returned to owner)
A-4 The Taco Times August 24, 2011
Courtney Breanne Folsom,
Marine Lance Cpl. Ronald Paul Gipson Jr.
Folsom, Gipson to
marry on Saturday
Courtney Breanne Folsom and Marine Lance Corporal Ronald
Paul Gipson Jr. announce their engagement and forthcoming
marriage on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at 6 p.m.
The ceremony will take place at the groom's mother's home,
4269 Coote Sadler Rd.
The bride's parents are Leigh Anne Baron of Perry and Micah
Folsom of Mayo. Maternal grandparents are Linda and Terry
Mathis of Perry.
The groom's parents are Kenya and Steven Hooppell of Perry,
and Ronald and Hilda Gipson of Trenton. Maternal grandparents
are Virginia and Kenny Padgett of Perry.
No invitations will be issued, but all friends and relatives of the
couple are cordially invited to attend the wedding and the
reception which follows.
Back to school, or
back to the garden?
When the kids go back to
school, many home gardeners
find the routine more
conducive to regular
If you're going Back to the
Garden, consider these tips:
You can plant your fall
tomatoes but hold off before
adding other cool-weather
plants. September still has
plenty of heat in store.
Cut back leggy perennials
such as impatiens, salvia and
jacobinia. With a little
fertilizer and water, they should
begin to bloom again soon.
Add new color to your
garden, using crotons--which
just look like Fall-- or coleus,
firebush, pineapple sage,
firespike or lion's ear.
Give your lawn a late
summer feeding before August
turns into September. Unless a
soil test indicates a need for
phosphorus, use a low- or no-'
phosphorus fertilizer such as
15-0-15 with 7.5 percent slow-
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House was the setting for
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luncheon of the Roseheads
of Perry, chapter 2207 of
the Red Hat Society.
There were 20 members
and one guest in
After ringing the Red
Hat bell and welcoming
everyone, Alice Brady
acknowledged the other
members of the July
planning committee, Marie
Hill and Iona Walker.
Hill then introduced her
guest, Billie Handley.
together as orders were
made by Cheryl Gregory,
Debi Limoges, and Patricia
Lindsey, while discussion
was held on the chapter's
anniversary. Brady said the
After enjoying a fresh
and delicious lunch, ladies
had a choice of dessert
provided by the
Names were drawn for
baskets filled with fresh
fruit and vegetables which
adorned the tables. A
special gift of scones, jelly
and a fresh pear was
presented to guest Billie
Attention was called to
the pack of recipe cards at
each place setting, the July
committee's gift to all.
Members were asked to
"mark their calendars for
Aug. 27 when the chapter
will celebrate its 10th
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Taylor Technical Institute's Wilson Paulk, Courtnei Doyle and Sarena Peacock
began the year in style as ACE (Academic Career Education) students. More than 65
were welcomed by staff and teachers as the program began its third year.
The historical pages and
recipes have been sent to the
printer and members of the
Perry Woman's Club are
waiting (patiently) for pages to
return for proofing.
"We expect to have the
finished product ready for sales
in mid-October," said Diane
Miller who spearheaded the
project for the club.
Copies of Centennial
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Churches in action
Will you donate your shoe size x 2? Or learn to 'story' at 1st Baptist?
Shoe Rally Aug. 27
The Mothers and Deaconess
Board of New Jerusalem
Primitive Baptist Church will
sponsor a pre-anniversary
program for Elder Floyd Miles.
The program will feature a
"Walking in Victory" shoe rally
on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 6 p.m.
All participants are asked to
donate their shoe size times
two. (For example, if you wear
a 9, please donate $18.) Actual
shoes are requested too, for
donation to families in need.
Want to learn how
"Storying" is coming to
Taylor County on Aug. 29
when First Baptist Church
welcomes the Rev. Jeff Holley,
a leader in statewide
conferences for the Florida
Baptist Convention. Holley
will demonstrate and teach the
art of communication through
"storying"--how to tell a Bible
story, basic skills for story
telling, how it attracts post-
modem adults, youth and
First Baptist Church, in
conjunction with the Taylor
Baptist Association, will host
this event and invites everyone
to participate at no cost. To
indicate your attendance,
please call David Solomon at
584-8025 or Glenn Baker at
Ervin to address
Moncrief Ervin will be the
featured speaker for the "Unity
in the Faith Community"
meeting on Aug. 27 at Little
Bethel AME at 4 p.m.
Everyone is invited; music
will be provided by the
Ronald Heywood Leggett,
age 68, died on Monday, Aug.
22, 2011, at Tallahassee
A native and lifelong
resident of Taylor County, he
was the son of the late Richard
Leggett and Grace Hodges
Leggett. Mr. Leggett worked as
a millwright in maintenance.
He was a member of the Ash
Street Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by
a brother, Roland Lee Leggett,
and a sister, Richie Dean Holt.
Survivors include: three
daughters, Randie Leggett,
Ronda Leggett Smith, Ronya
Leggett Portwood, all of Perry;
a sister, Marie Kemp; four
grandchildren; one great
grandchild; numerous nieces,
nephews and other relatives.
Memorial services will be
held at Community Church on
Friday, Aug. 26, at 2 p.m. with
Dennis Howell officiating.
You may sign the guestbook:
John H. Monroe
Mr. John H. Monroe died
Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011, in
A full military "going home"
service will be Aug. 30, at
10:30 a.m. at Mt. View Funeral
Home, 4100 Steicacoom Blvd.,
Lakewood, WA 98499.
Gari Dein Sheffield
Mrs. Gari Dein Sheffield
Krueger was born Feb. 21,
1937, and died Aug. 17, 2011,
in Fort Pierce.
Also known as "2," she was
actively involved in the
National High School Rodeo
Association as well as Beta
Sigma Phi Sorority, and was
part owner/ operator of Triple
K Plumbing for more than 20
Mrs. Krueger was a lifelong
resident of Fort Pierce and a
sixth generation Floridian.
She was married 43 years to
Gene Krueger; and is survived
by her three children, nine
grandchildren and seven great
In honor of her memory,
contributions may be made to
www.alz.org to help find a cure
A Christian celebration of
her life was held at Haisley
Funeral Home in Fort Pierce on
Monday, Aug. 22, 2011 at 1
Have you signed up
for Beth Moore?
Limited seating is available
for the Beth Moore Simulcast
at Fellowship Baptist Church in
Steinhatchee. The event will be
held Sept. 10 from 9:30 a.m.
until 5:15 p.m. Please call 352-
356-7692 to reserve a seat or
contact the church online at
Pizza party is
The Boys To Men Rites of
Passage Mentoring Program of
Perry will hold a Back 2 School
pizza party on Saturday, Aug.
27, at 11 a.m. in New Brooklyn
M.B. Church. Parents are
invited to come with their boys
and young men.
For more information, please
contact the Rev. Robert Butler
at 850-294-9114, president of
the Perry Alliance of Ministers
and Pastors, which is
sponsoring the event.
for time change
First United Methodist
Church will restructure its
Sunday schedule, beginning
On that day, Sunday School
will begin at 9:45 followed by
worship at 11 a.m.
The New Mt. Zion church
family is celebrating the Rev.
Izell Montgomery's 20th
anniversary on Aug. 28 at 11
a.m. with Minister Booker
Edwards leading worship. The
3 p.m. service will be led by
Minister Floyd Miles.
The House of Deliverance
will begin a Holy Ghost revival
on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 7:30
p.m., continuing on Sunday at
11:30 a.m. Featured will be
Ivory and Rosa Ridgeway, and
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best thing about being 104?
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Prayers of comfort,
and healing are sent to the
families of the late John H.
Monroe and Mary Bennett.
Please add to your Prayer
List, these who are sick: Alex
"Fletcher" Griffen, who is at
Hospital, and also Blanche
A reporter asked a 104-year-
old woman: what do you think
is the best thing about being
104. She simply replied, "No
Life's journey is not about
discovering who you are, but
about creating who you want to
become and touching others'
hearts along the way.
A back-to-school session is
planned for the youth ministry
at New Brooklyn M. B. Church
for Sunday, Aug. 28, beginning
Do you remember me? A year ago you left me at the roll-off
site off of Puckett Road, hungry and alone. But in three
days, my new mom spotted me and saw how pretty and sweet I
was; so she took me to my new forever home. She named me
after an Irish princess, and has assured me all of her love
and care for the rest of my life.
I have the best life now, and love my new feline and
canine sisters and brother. But not all animals are as
lucky as I was. I survived so I could bring the message
to be responsible with the animals in your care. Spay and
neuter, give much love and attention remember we have
Please do not let
another animal end up '
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alone, because we need
your help to survive
in this life.
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Remember: "God is already
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find too heavy to bear; all we
need to do is ask Him in prayer
and without a word, He will
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The Value Adjustment Board (VAB) ofTaylor County, Florida,
will hold its' Organizational Meeting, as required by Section
194.011, Florida Statutes, on Tuesday. September 13.2011. at
5:30 P.M., in the County Commission Meeting Room, Taylor
County Administrative Building, Old Post Office Complex,
201 E. Green Street, Perry, Florida, 32347.
The purpose of this Organizational Meeting is to make available
to Board members and the public, the "Uniform Policies &
Procedures" Chap 12.D-9 F.A.C. as prepared and approved by
the Department of Revenue (DOR), to be used by the Taylor
County VAB in 2011, to determine if additional Procedures are'
required locally, adopt fees for filing petitions to VAB and to
consider extending the VAB attorney contract for an additional
two (2) years, as well as to discuss legislative issues/changes
with regards to the VAB.
Copies of the proposed "Uniform Policies & Procedures" Chap.
12.D-9 F.A.C. can be inspected in the Office of the Clerk of
Court, who serves as the Clerk to the Taylor County VAB, any
time from Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
The annual meeting of the Taylor County VAB to hear petitions
filed, will be advertised and held at a future date.
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Florida Statutes 286.0105,
that any persons deciding to appeal any matter considered at
this meeting will need a record of the meeting and may need
to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which
the appeal is to be based.
All interested persons should be governed by this Taylor County
VAB Organizational Meeting notice.
VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD
BY: Annie Mae Murphy
Clerk of Court
A-6 Taco Times August 24, 2011
During Friday's Kickoff Classic
'Dogs to face off against defending state champs
Taylor County High won't
likely be accused of picking
on a light weight when they
host Ocala Trinity Catholic this
Friday night in the pre-season
Trinity, after all, is the
defending Class 2B state champ
and is arguably one of the top
prep football programs in the
"They are really, really, really
good but so are we," first-year
Bulldog Head Coach Steve
Price said Tuesday.
Price, who took over the head
coaching job earlier this summer
after spending two seasons
as the Bulldogs' defensive
coordinator, said the Celtics
return eight starters on defense
from last year's unbeaten team.
"They're a solid football team
but I think we are right there
with them," he said.
If Coach John Brantley's
team has any weaknesses at all,
it may be youth on the offensive
side of the ball.
The Celtics will likely start
sophomore Reid Carlton at
quarterback, who apparently has
all the tools but is nonetheless
very young. The 6-3,210-pound
signal caller struggled in
Trinity's 14-0 win over Baker
Aug. 26 Ocala-Trinity Catholic Home 7:30
Sept. 2 Dixie County Away 7:30
Sept. 9 Wakulla County Away 7:30
Sept. 16 Fort White Home 7:30
Sept. 23 Madison County Home 7:30
Sept. 30 Open Week
Oct. 7 DeFuniak Springs-Walton Away 8:00
Oct. 14 Jefferson County Away 7:30
Oct. 21 East Gadsden* Home 7:30
Oct. 28 Suwanee County Away 7:30
Nov. 4 Marianna Home 7:30
Nov. 11 Florida High** Home 7:30
Homecoming ** Senior Night
County in the spring jamboree.
Carlton completed only 3 of
10 passes for 33 yards in two
quarters of play. Fortunately
for the Celtics, they rushed for
over 200 yards with running
back Austin McClellan leading
the way with 10 carries for 149
The Bulldogs will counter
with an offense that is now in
its third year of the hurry-up,
"The kids really understand
what we're trying to do on
offense so we don't have to
spend much time on the basics,"
Leading the Bulldogs on
offense will be quarterback Eli
Grambling, who returns for his
senior season after helping lead
the 'Dogs to an 11-1 season last
Junior Jacques Freeman will
be at running back while a
talented group of players will
be at wide receiver including
James Strawter, Jalan Jackson,
Moral Stephens and Chance
The offensive line will be
anchored by center Taylor
Bethea, guards Blaine Brenner
and Andrew McBride and
tackles Aaron Crews and Justin
On defense, nose guard KJ
Johnson returns for his senior
season. He will be flanked on
the D-line by tackles Derrick
Ward and John Parker.
Justin Becerra and Jake
Smymios will be at outside
linebackers and Tyler Evans and
Calub Murphy will be playing
on the inside.
In the secondary Brion Scott
and Jalan Jackson will anchor
the corners while senior Wil
Tuten and sophomore Daniel
Wentworth will be at the safeties.
Kickoff for this Friday night's
game at Dorsett Stadium is set
for 7:30 p.m.
The Taylor County High football team has been hard at it the past few weeks as
athletes prepare for the 2011 season. In the bottom photo, Head Coach Steve Price
talks to his players during a break in the workouts.
Pick up Boston butts Friday at stadium
Point of Grace football team
Point of Grace Christian School is kicking off its new sports program Friday, Aug.
26. The Eagles will carry their new flag football and volleyball teams to head off in
their first games at Hope Christian Academy in Starke. The Jamboree will also feature
Point of Grace Christian's new cheer squad. Shown above are members of the football
team: (back row, I to r) Coach Kevin Mathers, and Coach Alan Hall; (middle row, I to r)
Cameron Logan, Ryan Hart, Brandon Plymel, Jayse Simpson, Caleb Ford, Evin Rogers
and Matthew O'Neal; (front row, I to r) Brandon Hudson, Lanzy Cribbs, Kade Newton,
Kalob Hunter, Garrison Towles, Andrew Hall and Grant Hoover.
Those who purchased a
Boston Butt from the Taylor
County Touchdown Club are
reminded to pick up their
dinner on Friday, Aug. 26, from
2-5 p.m. at Dorsett Stadium
before the Kickoff Classic
game against Ocala-Trinity
FWC to host safety
course Sept. 10-11
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
(FWC) is offering a free hunter
safety course in Taylor County.
The course will take place
Sept. 10-11 from 8 a.m. to 5
p.m. Students must attend all
class dates to receive their
The exact location for this
class will be given to those
who register in advance by
calling the regional office at
386-758-0525 or going online
Catholic. handing out Boston butts to
Touchdown Club members those with a ticket stub. All
will be on hand at the main pick-ups must be made before
entrance to Dorsett Stadium 5 p.m.
Volleyball league planned
Taylor County High School
volleyball coach Jodie
Price will be conducting an
instructional volleyball league
in September for youngsters
in the third through fifth
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For more information about
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B-1 Taco Times August 24, 2011
BCFCU wins first place
A dozen teams took to Union won firs
the greens at the Perry Golf team from Docto
& Country Club Friday, Hospital won seco
Aug. 12, for the Chamber of the team from Pr
Commerce's 18th annual Golf took home third pl
Scramble. "We also welco
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everyone had a good time," Kiwanis Club of
Chamber President Dawn teams from Chem
Taylor said. noted.
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Communications, Mike Smith,
Bassett's Dairy, Bums Funeral
Home, Perry Theatre-Hole 19,
Suwannee Solutions, Capital
City Bank and Perry Insurance.
Prize sponsors were:
Mike Smith, Kayla's Krafts,
O'Reilly's Auto Parts,
Capital City Bank, Mama's
Italian Restaurant, Subway,
Timberland Ford and Tree
Winning first place was the Buckeye Community Federal Credit Union team of
(I to r) Ted Colson, David Sullivan, Gil Williams and Seth Williams.
The Doctors' Memorial Hospital team of (I to r) Sam Drawdy, K)
Lynn and Mark McElfresh placed second in the golf scramble.
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Wiggins and Joey Jarvis.
holes with fellow teammates Cline Moore, Mark
Progress Energy's (I to r) Cameron Coope, Richard Marable, Tom Tuckey and Bob
Matthews rounded out the winners' list at third place.
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Chemring fielded two teams at the tournament, composed of players (I to r) Lance
Jones, Lowell Raby, Matt Eckel, Keith Brooks, Keith Funkhouser, Larry Hranicky,
Darren Whiddon and Randall Busky.
A dozen teams participated in the annual Chamber Golf Scramble, held at the Perry
Golf & Country Club.
The Kiwanis Club of Perry was one of two new teams to join the scramble. She
are Kiwanians (I to r) Don Lincoln, Bruce Ratliff, Glenn Ratliff and Bobby Edwards.
B-2 Taco Times August 24, 2011
Auction this Friday! Downtown Perry.
6:30 p.m. corner of Green and
Washington. We have general
merchandise as well as tools,
collectibles, stereo equipment and
furniture. Something for everyone!
This week's featured items include a
large birdcage, a 30 gal. compressor
and a large lot of Army surplus
supplies. Call 850-672-9800 for more
information. Gary Bonney, Auctioneer
We buy junk cars and trucks for $125-
$225. 7 days a week. Call 386-658-
1030 or 904-887-8513.
Filter Housing Kit complete. Kit
includes: 3/4" filter housing, mounting
bracket, mounting screws, filter wrench.
All for $19.95. Cartridge not included.
Only 24 of these at this price. Gulf
Coast Plumbing and Electrical Supply,
Kayak molds. 4 sizes. Also
miscellaneous boat items, call for
REPOS REPOS REPOS, 7 ON LOT
NOW STARTED AT 28,900 DEL & SET
UP. Call 352-493-9600
A 4BD/3 BA Jacobsen triple-wide on 1
acre right off Snapper Road
with free carport & furniture Owner
must sell & has financing $7,800 down,
$791 per month. Call 352-493-9600
after 6 p.m., 352-303-8771 or 352-
A 4 BD 2 BA CLOSE TO TOWN IN
PERRY IN THE EL DORADO SUBDV
SMALL DOWNPAYMENT OWNER
HAS FINANCING $483 PER MONTH
CALL JEFF 352-262-4531
2011 1720 sq.ft. Jacobsen MH. 3 BD/2
bath tape and texture walls. Paved
street and nice trees. $495 per month.
Owner has financing. Call 352-303-
Mobile home/hunting camp with 3 full
svc. RV sites on 2 secluded acres. Call
J TIDEWATER APARTMENTS L.
--Under New Management --
2 3 BR apartments available,
Special Move-In Package with -0- Rent for qualified applicants
Water/Gas furnished. On-site Laundry.
Close to City/Water Parks, Boys & Girls Club,
and Shopping Plazas. Public Transportation available
" TDD 711, EHO, Section 8 Affordable Multifamily Housing "
2 boys, 2 girls parents on premises,
1st set of shots/deworming given.
Ready to Go $100.00. Serious
inquiries call 850-838-7386.
A. 4 BD/2 bath in Perry (in the El
Dorado Subdivision). Small down
payment. Owner has financing. $483
per month. Call Jeff at 352-262-4531.
A NEW PROGRAM FOR SINGLE
MOMS & DADS OR YOUNG
COUPLES. IF YOU HAVE A ZERO OR
575 CREDIT SCORE YOU CAN OWN
A 3 OR 4 BD MOBILE HOME W/ SOME
MONEY DOWN ON YOUR LAND.
CALL TODAY 352-493-9600
A 16X80 IN LEE ON 7 ACRES
OWNER MUST SELL PLEASE CALL
OWNER WILL FINANCE WITH GOOD
DOWN PAYMENT Call 352-262-4531
STEINHATCHEE PLACE RESORT.
Furnished 1 and 2 bedroom
apartments for rent $600 to $800.
Included with rent is full cable t.v.,
Internet, hot tub, one block, one block
to river and new boat landing. Call 352-
498-7740 if no answer 813-677-9640.
^ IFORRENI FO EI
Office space for lease. 224 N. Jefferson
Street. Will alter to suit. On-site parking.
Up to 4,000 sq. ft. SAH Properties. Call
Effiency apartment for rent. $140
weekly includes water, electric and
cable. $300 security deposit. No pets.
4 bedroom, 2 bath with lots of room.
$400 per month and $350 deposit. Call
Taking applications for a 2 BR/1 bath
located in Everetts Mobile Home Park.
Water, sewer and garbage included in
rent. $400 a month and a $300 deposit.
Must have references. Apply in person
to Ms. Betty. 584-7094.
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 bedroom, 2 bath. No pets. $525 per
month and $500 deposit required. Call
371-1400 after 5pm.
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 30 or 50 AMP on private land
in nice neighborhood. Includes
electric, water, sewer and cable. North
side of Perry, just outside city limits.
$350 per month. Call 850-843-0883.
Room for rent in a 3 bedroom mobile
home. Includes everything, washer,
dryer, cable TV, full use of kitchen, and
full use of house screened porch.
$110.00 per week. (850)843-0883.
08'26TFM - ...
Newer 2 bedroom 1 bath mobile home
on 2 private acres. On Woods Creek
Rd. $550 per month, plus first and last
months rent, and a security deposit.
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.
3 bedroom, 2 bath doublewide on 3
acres. Very clean, lawn care and water
included. Proof of income and
references required. $650 per month
and $650 deposit required. Call 386-
2 bedroom, 1 bath block house off Old
Dixie Hwy. Full kitchen, full bath. First,
last and security deposit. $525 a month
call Robert at 850-223-3427.
08/19, 08/24, 08/26.
This beautifully remodeled spacious
one level Spanish style 3 BD/3 bath
house has a unique, open floor plan
with lots of glass, a formal living/dining
room, den with fireplace, TV room,
screened patio and 2 car4garage.
$1,200 per month. Call 850-545-6642
OLD TAYLOR COUNTY ITEMS
OLD SCHOOL SPORTS JERSEYS/TROPHIES
OLD JERKINS SCHOOL ITEMS/TROPHIES
TAYLOR COUNTY RELICS
OLD METAL TOYS
IE UL I LVR-
OLD PAPER MONEY
SILVER HALF DOLLARS
( SILVER DOLLARS/QUARTERS/DIMES (PRE 1980)
OLD SPORTS CARDS
OLD METAL SIGNS
VINTAGE COCA COLA ITEMS
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OLD McCOY POTTERY
OLD ROSEVILLE POTTERY
USED HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE
OLD COSTUME JEWELRY
3 bedroom, 2 bath doublewide' on 3
acres. Very clean, lawn care and water
included. Proof of income and
references required. $650 per month
and $650 deposit required. Call 386-
2 Bedroom, 2 bath brick home with
large fenced yard in Shady Grove.
Screened front porch, Florida room,
carport and utility house. No smokers.
No indoor pets. Call 850-838-5338 and
For Rent: 2 bedroom 1, bath SWMH on
Roberts Aman Rd. $400 per month.
First and last month rent required. No
pets. Call 850-843-2315 or 850-843-
1 BD/1 bath apartment for rent. 900 sq.
ft. Adults only. $650 per month plus
deposit. Includes utilities. Near Keaton
Beach. Call 850-843-1882.
3 bedroom, 2 bath house. $500 per
month. In town, good location. Call 850-
838-6551 or 838-6552
Singlewide 3 bedroom 1 bath central
air. No pets and no children. $450 per
month and $400 deposit/cleaning fee.
Call 850-584-4486 or 850-838-5646
Apartments for rent. 2 bedroom, 1
bath, $550 deposit, $550 per month. 1
bedroom, 1 bath, $425 deposit, $425
per month. House for rent, 3 bedroom,
1 bath. $600 deposit, $600 a month.
No pets. Call 223-3369.
For Rent. 3 bedroom, 1 bath house.
$500 month, plus security and last
. months 'ent required.No kids, no pets.
3 bedroom, 2 bath, in Shady Grove.
$650 per month. Call 850-838-9514.
3 bedroom, 1 bath in Iddo. $550 per
month. Call 850-838-9514.
4 RV sites in North Taylor County. Call
2 choice 15-acre parcels at Huxford
Hightower on Keaton Beach Road. 5
minutes to gulf. 1 lot 325 feet on Beach
Road. The other has over 300 feet on
Dennis Howell Road. $4,000 to $4,500
per acre. Call Dixie Properties, 850-
WATER FRONT LOTS FOR SALE ON
CEDAR ISLAND ON THE CANAL
AND BAYFRONT. Starting at $49,900
with new seawall, water and sewage.
Owner financing is available with 15%
down (limited number at this price). Call
Don Everett Sr. at 850-584-6666.
3 bedroom, 2 bath on Puckett Road.
Call 850-402-5459 or 850-284-3307.
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.
Unique well-built home on one acre at
504 Judson Drive, Quail Point. 1890 sq
ft home plus 735 sq ft garage and
porches. 9 ft and cathedral ceilings with
beams, granite, marble, cypress
hardwood, white pine interior, metal
roof, gas FP, open concept, well,
fenced, much more. Serious inquiries
phone 295-1823 to schedule viewing.
3 bedroom, 2 bath mobile home on
15.62 acres for sale. $83,500. Small 3
bedroom, 1 bath on 1 acre. $52,000.
For Sale or Lease to Own:
New house in Ocean Pond Subdivision
only a few miles from Keaton Beach, FI.
1568 sq. ft. of living area, three
bedroom, two bath new house with all
new appliances, carpet and hardwood
flooring. Open kitchen living room area,
sitting on 2 acres of land ready to move
in. Reduced to $134,900 MAKE
OFFER. Call 850-672-0536.
2005 Ford 500 SE.
One owner. Garage kept. Immaculate.
All maintenance records. $7,900. Call
Big Bend Water Authority
is accepting applications for
Board members in the
Steinhatchee, (Taylor County)
area. Anyone interested please
call Stephen Hollowell,
BBWA General Manager,
at (352) 498-3576.
2004 Toyota Highlander. TMH Family Practice, Perry, FL!
88,000 miles, asking $11,500. Call 850- Full Time Licensed Practical
584-4462. Nurse/Medical Assistant (phlebotomy
84/4409/62 experience required). Please apply
08/24-09/02 online at www.tmh.org. MIFN/V/D
1987 Dodge 4 wheel drive. Short bed
single cab 318 automatic. A/C doesn't EMS Instructor wanted at North Florida
work. Aluminum rims 35" Super Community College. See
Swampers. AM/FM/CD player, runs www.nfcc.edu for details
great. $1,950. Call 850-843-0883
EXPERIENCED WELDERS NEEDED!
STEEL WELDERS Requirements are at least 2 years on-job tig
and mig welding experience, ability to lift 50+lbs, and good job
history. Position is on midnight shift.
ALUMINUM TIG WELDERS: Requirements are at least 3 years
on-job aluminum tig welding experience, ability to lift 50+lbs,
and good job history. Position is on evening shift.
Call HR Manager, Judy Batten, at 584-3448 to schedule a weld
test. All qualified applicants will need to complete a new Thule
application, provide references, and pass a pre-employment
drug screen. Join a winning team with excellent benefits like
affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance, 10 paid
holidays, vacation in your first year, matching 401K and profit
sharing programs, and a great group of co-workers! EOE/DFWP
Dries in 3-4 Hours Tile Floors ~ Pet Odors
TREE CAPITAL CLEANING
HOUSE FOR RENT
3 BR, 2 Bath, 1 200 sq. ft. house for rent in
Tallahassee... Perfect for someone who
wants to live in Tallahassee but work in Perry.
40 minutes from Perry city limits.
Garage, Laundry Room, Washer, Dryer,
Central Heat/Air, Glassed Sun Room,
all in a quiet neighborhood in a cul-de-sac.
$1050 rent + $900 deposit, 1 year lease
For more info call 838-6006 or 584-7619
Service Technician Heavy Equipment
John Deere Dealership in Perry, FL
is seeking an experienced heavy equipment technician. Qualified
candidate should have 2+ years experience in related field and is
able to diagnose, repair, and perform complete component removal
and disassembly of construction and forestry equipment. Electric,
hydraulic and hydrostatic experience required. Must have a full range
of tools, be customer service oriented, and require little supervision.
We provide a safe, drug-free work environment with competitive pay,
excellent health and dental benefits, and a 401 (k) Retirement &
Profit Sharing Plan.
Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
or by fax at 229-420-4644
8 vehicles for sale 6 under $3,500!
Head Turners Auto Inc.
In front of
Ryan's Everything Automotive
Hampton Inn is now hiring
housekeepers. Must be able to lift 25
lbs. and must work weekends. Apply in
person Wedneday-Friday 10 a.m.-
The Third Judicial Circuit Court
currently has the following position
available: User Support Analyst, Lake
City. For more information go to
Attention SE Regional Drivers -
Company Drivers-Dedicated Routes
Benefits & Driver Referral Program
Must have 1 year T/T exp.
AVONII! Call now to get started. Earn
up to 40%. Still only $10 for start up kit!
Call for appointment 850-584-2925.
Seeking professional, self confident
individual with excellent communication
and customer service skills, very
organized, detail oriented, has good
basic math skills, and skilled in Excel
and other computer programs.
Experience with automated payroll time
clock systems and basic bookkeeping
a plus. Contact Amy Carver, Lafayette
Health Care Center, 512 W. Main St.,
Mayo, FL, 386-294-3300.
B-3 Taco Times August 24, 2011
Taylor County Board of County
HEO 1 (Part-time Truck Driver) for
$9.31/hr. Applications and job
description can be obtainedfrom
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 Count Commissioners is an
EEO, VP, DT, background check
BE A CNA
Train now for jobs in healthcare.
No GED or High School Diploma
required if age 18.40 hour prep class
plus training. QUEST TRAINING
In-Home Support Provider
Candidate must have a HS Diploma,
CNA Background, must pass FDLE
Clearance and be willing to work a 24-
hour shifts and some weekends.
Please call 295-3622 to schedule an
Big Bend Water Authority is accepting
applications for board members in the
Steinhatchee, (Taylor County) area.
Anyone interested please call Stephen
Hollowell, BBWA General Manager, at
ISEV| I EVIE
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-
TALL TIMBER TREE SERVICE
*Bucket truck use
*Free Estimates* and
850-838-5923 or 850-584-8191
Mark A. Moneyhan
Licensed and Insured
Certified Quality Specialist
Perry Barber Shop Taylor County's
Full Service Shop for the entire
family. Located in the Winn-Dixie
Shopping Center. Tuesday's Senior
Day $12 senior haircut. Kids cuts
under 12 years and crew cuts always
$12. Students mention this ad and get
our back -to-school cut for $10.
handicap accessible. No appointment
necessary, just come in or call 850-
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-
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.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR TAYLOR
CASE NO. 2011-CA-000180
BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST
MANUEL PILA; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
PILA; EUMELIA BASSAS-PILA;
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF EUMELIA
BASSAS-PILA, ANY AND ALL
UNKNOwN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE
HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL
DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN
TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE. WHETHER SAID
UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN
INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS:
TENANT #1; TENANT #2,
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice Is hereby given, pursuant to
final judgment of Foreclosure for
Plaintiff entered in this cause, In the
Circuit Coourt of TAYLOR County,
Florida; I will sell the property situated
in TAYLOR County, Florida described
DESCRIPTION (TRACT 22)
A PART OF SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 2
SOUTH, RANGE 7 EAST, TAYLOR
COUNTY, FLORIDA BEING MORE
PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS:
COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE
MONUMENT MARKING THE
SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 23,
TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 7 EAST,
TAYLOR COUNTY FLORIDA AND RUN
SOUTH 89 DEGREES 1326 WEST,
ALONG THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF
SAID SECTION 23, A DISTANCE OF
3438.44 FEET FOR A POINT OF
BEGINNING, THENCE FROM SAID
POINT OF BEGINNING, AND LEAVING
THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF SAID
SECTION 23, RUN NORTH 03 DEGREES
4856 EAST, A DISTANCE OF 1518.09
FEET TO A POINT IN THE CENTERLINE
OF AN 80 FOOT WIDE ROADWAY,
UTILITY AND DRAINAGE EASEMENT
(MCMULLEN BRIDGE ROAD), THENCE
SOUTH 55 DEGREES 2831 WEST,
ALONG SAID CENTERLINE, A
DISTANCE OF 361.07 FEET TO A POINT,
THENCE SOUTH 66 DEGREES 2739
WEST, ALONG SAID CENTERLINE, A
DISTANCE OF 253.87 FEET TO A POINT,
THENCE LEAVING SAID CENTERLINE,
RUN SOUTH 01 DEGREES 1157 WEST, A
DISTANCE OF 1215.12 FEET TO A POINT
ON THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF SAID
SECTION 23, THENCE NORTH 89
DEGREES 1326 EAST, ALONG THE
SOUTH BOUNDARY OF SAID SECTION
23, A DISTANCE OF 454.67 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO AN
80 FOOT WIDE ROADWAY, UTILITY AND
DRAINAGE EASEMEANT (MCMULLEN
BRIDGE ROAD) OVER AND ACROSS
THE NORTHERLY 40 FEET THEREOF.
ALSO SUBJECT TO A 15 FOOT WIDE
UTILITY EASEMENT OVER AND ACROSS
THE WESTERLY 7.5 FEET THEREOF AND
THE EASTERLY 7.5 THEREOF. ALSO
SUBJECT TO A 15 FOOT WIDE UTILITY
EASEMENT OVER AND ACROSS THE
SOUTHERLY 15.0 FEET THEREOF.
MCMULLEN BRIDGE ROAD REFERRED
TO HEREIN IS MORE PARTICULARLY
DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS
BOLUME 572, PAGE 892, TAYLOR
and commonly known as: Lot 22,
Ecoflna Preserve, Shady Grove, FL
32357, at public sale, to the highest
and best bidder, for cash, on the
Courthouse steps 108 North Jefferson
Street, Perry FL 32348, on Sept. 13,
2011, at 11:00 A.M.
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.
If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodation In
order to participate in this
proceeding you are entitled, at no
cost to you, to the provision of certain
assistance. Persons with a disability
who need any accommodation to
participate should call the ADA
Coordinator, Jacquetta Bradley, P.O.
Box 1569, Lake City, FL 32056, 386-
719-7428, within two (2) working days
of your receipt of this notice; If you
are hearing Impaired call (800) 955-
8771; If you are voice Impaired call
Dated this Aug. 15,2011
ANNIE MAE MURPHY
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Marti Lee
Get your 504 worth from this
Yes, plant it.
Thick layers of newspaper under mulch will put an absorbent, protective tier between the
mulch and the soil, thus cooling down the garden's environment. As the newspaper breaks
down, you can simply add more layers. If you want to change your flowerbed, just chop up
the layers and till underneath them, or add them to your compost pile.
If you like a natural border around your flowerbeds, your 50-cent newspaper can help
again. Dig a small trench around the bed, 4 to 6 inches deep and wide. Remove all grass or
weeds, then fill the trench with tightly-rolled newspapers, and tap each down until it sits
just below the outside edge of the trench. Then top with a thick layer of mulch and smooth .
the area so the bed slopes to the grass edge. A good watering will settle the bed. Cheap
and easy to replace, this trench can act as a barrier as well as a mow strip. Keep the
area neat by running a hoe along the border to discourage creeping grass.
Subscribe to the
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2 Newspapers a Week
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Perry, FL 32348
Physical Therapy Assistant
RMA for Clinic
Apply at DMH
Phone 584-0635 Fax 584-0661
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FO TAYLOR
CITIZENS STATE BANK,
a Florida banking corporation,
MARY 0. ROSS.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to a
final summary judgment of
Foreclosure dated August 1, 2011 In
case No. 2011-164-CA of the Circuit
Court of the Third Judicial Circuit In
and for Taylor County, Florida, In
which CITIZENS STATE BANK Is the
Plaintiff and MARY 0. ROSS Is the
Defendant, I will sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at the Taylor
County Courthouse located at 108
North Jefferson Stree, Perry, Florida
32347-3252, at 11:00 a.m. EST on
Tuesday, September 6, 2011, the
following described property set forth
In the Final Summary Judgement of
LOT 4, BLOCK C, STEINHATCHEE
ACRES SUBDIVISION, AS PER THE
OFFICIAL PLAT THEREOF ON FILE OF
RECORD IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK
OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF TAYLOR
Any person claiming an Interet In the
surplus from the sale, If ny, other than
the property owner as of the date Lls
Pendens must file a claim within sixty
(60) days after the sale.
Dated this 9 day of August 2011.
ANNIE MAE MURPHY
Clerk of Court
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD
IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY,
Case No. 11-492-CP
In Re: The Estate of:
JEFFIE D. EATON,
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
the administration of the estate of
JEFFIE D. EATON, deceased, whose
date of death was July, 2011; File
Number 11-492-CP Is pending In the
Circuit Court for Taylor County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address
of which is Post Office Box 620, Perry,
Florida 32348. The Name and
addresses of the personal
representative and the personal
representative's attorney are set forth
All cedltors 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 there claims
with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30
DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
all creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or
demands against decedent's estate
must file thler claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
SMITH & SMITH
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, P.A.
MICHEAL S. SMITH
Attorney for personal Representative
Florida Ba # 169621
P.O. Drawer 579
Perry, FL 32348
Phone: (850) 584-3812
Fax: (850) 584-7148
RHONDA LYNN NEAL
P.O. Box 411
Maysville, GA 30558
PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN
Please take notice that the Interim
Library Director of the Three Rivers
Regional Library System, library staff,
and two or more members of Three
Rivers regional Library Board will hold
a meeting on Thursday, Septermber
8th, 2011 at 7:00PM, at the Gilchris
Couny Public Library in Tenton,
All Interested persons are invited to
attend and be heard. Please be
advised, that If a person decides to
appeal any decision made by the
Board with respect to any matter
conslderd at such hearing, that
person will need a record of the
proceedings, and that, for such
purpose, he/she may need to ensure
that a verbatim record of the
proceedings Is made, which record
Includes the testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is to be
"Person with disabiltles requesting
reasonable accommodations. to
participate In this proceedings should
contact (352) 463-3170 (Voice & TDD)
or via Florida Relay Service at (800)
B-4 Taco Times August 24, 2011
Grand prize winner Miguel Varela of Argentina, center, is presented his prize by
TCSW Board members Catherine Bethea, Randy Hathcock and Joe LaValle.
50 attend bay scallop
seminar in Steinhatchee
-r V ~.U..-..
r ~~JR A
Taylor County Marine Agent
scallops at the seminar.
Fred Vose presented the
biology and ecology of bay
About 50 people attended
the Taylor County Soil and
Water Conservation Board's
annual Bay Scallop Seminar
held at the Steinhatchee
Community Center in
Taylor County Sea Grant
Marine Agent Fred Vose spoke
on the biology and ecology of
the bay scallop, and door prizes
were presented to those in
The grand prize winner of
a locally chartered scalloping
trip was Miguel Varela of
Argentina, who had sailed up
to this area with his family.
The chartered scalloping trip
was donated by Rick and Anita
Mosley, owners of Scales and
"The Taylor County Soil
and Water Conservation
Board would like to thank
the following merchants and
businesses for the generous
door prizes they provided:
Big Bend Marine, Crews
Marine, Keaton Beach Marina,
Scuba 7, Sea Hag Marina and
Wilson's Bait and Tackle,"
Registration underway for NFCC nursing
program; application deadline is Oct. 1
Applications are currently
being accepted for North
Florida Community College's
(NFCC) Associate Degree in
Nursing (ADN) program.
Now is the time to enroll
and take care of application,
testing and program entrance
requirements for Spring Term
2012. Classes begin Jan. 9. The
deadline to apply is Oct. 1.
NFCC has full approval
from the Florida State Board of
Nursing to offer the Associate in
Science Degree for Registered
Nursing. The two-year (six-
semester) program prepares
graduates to make application
to take the National Licensure
Examination for Registered
Nurses (NCLEX-RN). A
passing score on this exam
and licensure by the Florida
State Board of Nursing enables
graduates to seek employment
as a registered nurse in the state
New students are admitted
into the program each January.
Nursing and Allied Health staff
and faculty are also available
to help prospective students
through the enrollment process;
please contact Debbie Bass
at (850) 973-1662 or email
Financial aid and scholarships
may be available to qualified
NFCC's Associate Degree in
Nursing program is a limited
access program. Only the
most qualified applicants are
accepted. In the case where
equally qualified applicants
are identified, residents of
Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette,
Madison, Suwannee and Taylor
counties are given precedence
For more information visit
www.nfcc.edu or contact the
Nursing and Allied Health
Department at (850) 973-1622.
This pretty girl is
named Mattie. She is a
female, black Lab mix
who has. been spayed and
has all her current shots
(including heart worm
prevention). Her owners
moved and couldn't take
her with them. If you
would like to welcome
Mattie into your family;
please call the Taylor
County Animal Shelter
today at 838-3525.
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