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Title: Taco times
Portion of title: Taylor County times
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Perry Newspapers, Inc.
Place of Publication: Perry Fla
Creation Date: January 4, 2012
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Perry (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Taylor County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Taylor -- Perry
Coordinates: 30.114444 x -83.5825 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1961.
General Note: Published on Wednesday.
General Note: Description based on: 22nd year, no. 27 (Apr. 11, 1984).
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Serving the Tree Capital of the South Sirne 1961


E-books


arrive at


library
E-books have arrived at the
Taylor County Public Library.
"The four libraries which
make up the Three Rivers Co-
op--Taylor, Lafayette, Dixie
and Gilchrist--have been hard
at work," said Kim Pegg. "We
have been designing the site,
purchasing the collection
and training staff for using
e-readers.
"After patiently waiting, we
are now able to offer e-books to
Please see page 2


News Forum

School board outlines
January schedule
The District School Board
of Taylor County will hold a
workshop session and its regular
board meeting on Tuesday, Jan.
17 ,
The workshop, which will
be on new FCAT cut scores
and graduation rate, will begin
at 5:30" p.m., followed by the
regular meeting.
The public is invited to attend.
At this time, this is the only
meeting scheduled for the month
of January. The meeting will take
place at the Alton H. Wentworth
Administrative Complex.

Thomas to speak at
the library
Attorney and author Felicia S.
W. Thomas of Quincy will speak
at the Friends of the Taylor
County Public Library meeting
on Monday, Jan. 30.
Thomas' debut novel, "80
Proof Lives," won the 2011
President's Award for Young
Adult Fiction from The Florida
Publishers Association. She
is the first African American
author to win in the young adult
category.
The meeting is free and the
public is invited to attend.

Hall of Fame
nominations due today
The deadline for nominations
for inductees to the Taylor
SCounty Educators' Hall of Fame
is today (Wednesday).
Nomination forms must
be turned in at the Alton H.
Wentworth Administrative
Complex by noon. To be eligible
for consideration, nominees
must have: served as a Taylor
County School Board member, a
non-instructional staff member,
an instructional staff member or
as an administrator; retired or
resigned from the Taylor County
School District; a minimum of
25 years working in the field of
education with a minimum of 20
years service in Taylor County
(board members must have a
minimum of 12 years service on
the Taylor County School Board).


Index

Wednesday 540

17

Thnday 670

330


Index
Living .................... A-3
Religion................. A-4
Sports................... A-5
Community ........... B-1
Classifieds ...............B-2
Editorial ............... B-3


Found in car trunk


Active meth lab seized


What began as an altercation
between two individuals New
Year's Eve ended with five
arrests, the evacuation of a local
restaurant and the discovery of
two methamphetamine labs.
A Taylor County Sheriff's
Office (TCSO) sergeant was
among diners at Old Mexico
who were caught in the middle
.. ..


of what was evidently an on-
going dispute between two men
that spilled into the restaurant
around 7:25 p.m. Saturday.
Sgt. Jay Ricketson took one
man into custody-Joseph
Ward, 25, of Live Oak-and
called for assistance.
Officers from the Perry Police
Department (PPD) responded


to the scene and during the
course of their investigation
made contact with a second
suspect, Jason McIntosh, 39, of
McAlpin.
"The two men had evidently
been at odds throughout the
evening. Ward confronted
McIntosh in the parking
lot of Bill's Liquor (which


is located adjacent to Old
Mexico). This led to a- verbal
altercation and Ward fled into
the restaurant. While he was
being interviewed, he advised
that there were weapons inside
McIntosh's vehicle;" PPD Capt.
Jamie Cruse said.
When officers approached the
1999 four-door Chevrolet, they
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Guardian Environmental Services were called in to dispose of the hazardous materials collected from an active
meth cook discovered in the trunk of a car parked at a local restaurant New Year's Eve. "The components and
chemicals used in a meth lab are extremely dangerous. A small spark could ignite a catastrophic event," PPD Capt.
Jamie Cruse said.


observed smoke coming from
the rear of the vehicle; while
searching the trunk, they found
an active methamphetamine lab
inside a white garbage bag.
"Smoke was coming from the
bag and the trunk," Cruse said.
"At that point, PPD Det. Mike
Anderson, who is lab certified,
was contacted and responded
to the scene along with TCSO
Inv. Dewayne Bratcher (both
men are members of the Taylor
County Joint Drug Task Force)."
After donning protective
equipment, Anderson inspected
the items found in the car,
verified that it was active and
began to neutralize the meth
cook.
"The City of Perry Fire
Department was called to
stand by. Meth labs can be
very explosive and this was a
precautionary measure. The
restaurant was also evacuated
and all of the vehicles around
the suspect's car were moved,"
Cruse said.
"During his inspection,
Anderson found all of the items
needed for a meth cook as
well as the active cook itself.
McIntosh was taken into custody
on charges of manufacturing
methamphetamine.
"Another individual
associated with the investigation
told officers they knew where
another meth lab was set up and
led them to a residence in Taco
Heights (which is located off
Old Dixie Highway). A search
of the home at 113 Crit Jones
Road uncovered all of the items
needed to start another meth
lab," Cruse said.
Two handguns ' were
seized' during the course of
the investigation and three
additional arrests were made:
Ethel 'Wood, 41, of Mayo,
charged with manufacture of
methamphetamine, possession
of methamphetamine,
,* Please see page 2


County braces for hard freeze


After a relatively mild end to
2011 with the Christmas Day
high reaching into the 70s, the
new year is starting off with a
cold blast.
Temperatures began
dropping Monday, with an
overnight low of 25 recorded
Tuesday morning at Perry-


Foley Airport.
*On Tuesday, the National
Weather Service (NWS) issued
a hard freeze warning for the
second day in a row with the
overnight low forecasted to reach
18 this morning (Wednesday).
The warning is set to last until
10 a.m.


Perry Kmart not

on list of closures


by parent company

Perry's Kmart survived the first round of closings last week after
the department stores' parent company, Sears Holdings, announced
it would close 100 to 120 Kmart and Sears stores in an effort to
reduce expenses.
Sears Holdings published a list of 80 stores to be closed Thursday,
including 11 in Florida, the most of any state.
"Employment varies by store and format, and at this time we
cannot provide the total number of impacted associates," the
company stated. "However, a typical store that is being closed
employs between 40 and 80 associates."
When asked Tuesday, Perry Store Manager Evelyn Day confirmed
the local store was not among those on the list.
She added that she was notified prior to the public announcement
during a Thursday morning conference call, but after the company
had sent executives to those stores which would be closing to break
the news.
Sears Holding has not set a timetable on when the remaining
store closings will be announced.
The company first announced the closings in a statement released
Dec. 27.
"Given our performance and the difficult economic environment,
especially for big-ticket items, we intend to implement a series of
actions to reduce on-going expenses, adjust our asset base, and
accelerate the transformation of our business model," said Chief
Executive Officer Lou D'Ambrosio. "These actions will better
enable us to focus our investments on serving our customers and
members through integrated retail--at the store, online and in the
home."
Please see page 2


"A hard freeze is likely for
all areas except the immediate
coast of the Florida Panhandle
and Big Bend overnight," the
warning stated.
According to the NWS, a
strong arctic cold front moved
through the region overnight
Monday, bringing very cold, dry


air behind air.
Tuesday's, high did not rise
out of the 40s and today's
(Wednesday) high is forecast
to be 53. Tonight's low
is once again expected to
fall below freezing and a
third freeze warning could be
issued.


Temperatures are forecasted
to slowly rise through the week,
with Thursday's high in the
mid-sixties and the overnight
low in the upper 30s.
Friday's high is forecasted
to be in the upper 60s
with an overnight low in the
upper 40s.


Star Parker will be autographing copies of her books Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the
Catholic Parish Hall.


National figures to speak here

The Taylor TEA Party will be for Urban Renewal Education, D.C., and for national television,


hosting a talk and book signing
by Star Parker and Geoff Ross
in Perry at the Catholic Parish
Hall at 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday,
Jan. 10.
Parker is the founder and
president of CURE, the Center


a non-profit think tank which
promotes market-based public
policy to fight poverty in
America.
According to organizers, she
is a much sought after expert
on Capitol Hill in Washington


radio and print interviews. Prior
to becoming a policy expert on
poverty, Parker experienced
first hand the grip of welfare
dependency for seven years.
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Wood is being held on a
$200,000 bond; Ward had a
$1,000 bond set and everyone
else was handed $100,000
bonds.
Officers involved in the
investigation were: Sgt.
Gina Deeson, Ptl. Timmy
Murphy, Ptl. Bruce Griffin,
Ptl. Ricky Dice and Ptl.
Kyle Johnson as well as
TCSO Sgt. Ricketson and Inv.
Bratcher.


Audiobooks are also

available for download


E-BOOKS
Continued from page 1
our patrons."
Library patrons can access
Overdrive at the following sites:
http://neflin.lib.overdrive.com
or www.3riverslibrary.com.
"All you will need is a current
library card to sign in and you'll
be able browse the catalog
from our system or a personal
computer, make a selection,
check out and enjoy," Pegg said.
"If you have any questions
please contact the library and
we will be happy to assist you."
Like a traditional library,


patrons check out e-books
online for a prescribed amount
of time. The exact limit varies
from book to book, but there are
no late fees involved. At the end
of the allotted time, the file is
deleted automatically.
Books can be downloaded in
a variety of PDF formats and
can be read on computers and
mobile devices, including the
Kindle e-book reader.
The online collection, which
is hosted by the North East
Florida Library Information
Network, also, includes
audiobooks available for
download.


Ross is president of

Rogue Patriot Group


NATIONAL FIGURES
Continued from page 1
She will also be autographing
her new book "Uncle Sam's
Plantation." She will speak on
"Poverty--Breaking the Cycle."
Ross is a highly decorated
Navy Senior Chief (retired)
from Navarre. He is the founder
of the annual "US Constitution
& Freedom Rally" in Ft.


Walton Beach. Currently he
serves as president and CEO
of Rogue Patriot Group Inc., a
non-profit company dedicated
to education about the U.S.
Constitution. He will speak on
"The Constitution--tlie Law of
the Land."
The Taylor TEA Party
welcomes the public and the
meeting is free of charge.
Refreshments will be served.


Store performances toj

be closely evaluated


PERRY KMART
Continued-from page 1
The company expects the
store closures to generate $140
to $170 million of cash as the
net inventory in these stores is
sold and expects to generate
additional cash proceeds from
the sale or sublease of the
.related real estate.
"We will carefully
evaluate store performance
going forward and act
opportunistically to recognize
value from poor performing

Reunion planned
Former employees of Doctors'
Memorial Hospital are planning
a reunion. "If you worked at DMH
during the 1970s or 1980s and
are interested in seeing some of
the people you worked with then,
please call Steve and Susie Jolley
at 223-2154 or Jim Grubbs at 971-
2745," organizers said.


stores as circumstances allow,"
the company stated. "While
our past practice has been to
keep marginally performing
stores open while we worked
to improve their performance,
we no longer believe that to be
the appropriate action in this
environment."
Sears Holdings Corporation
is the nation's fourth largest
broadline retailer with more
than 4,000 full-line and
specialty retail stores in the
United States and Canada.


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Final Four
Taylor County High
School honored the
1991-92 girls basketball
team during ceremonies
held in December.
Superintendent of
Schools Paul Dyal
praised the team's
accomplishment for
reaching the "Final
Four" and unveiled a
banner bearing each
player's name. The
anner now hangs in the
gymnatorium. (Above)
Honorees are shown
with members of the
current girls basketball
team as well as school
administrators, coaches
and Principal Michael
Thompson. (Left)
Returning team members
and former coaches.


Mileage reimbursement changes announced

for veterans visiting area VA medical centers


Beginning this week, the mail
North Florida/South Georgia :- "It
Veterans Health System have
and Lake City VA Medical corn
Centers (VAMCs) .will -
implement a mail-out system
to process beneficiary
travel mileage reimbursement
claims.
Veterans eligible for this
benefit will be able to fill out
a travel reimbursement form
and place it in a drop box
-after checking but from their
appointment.
Drop boxes will be located.
throughout the medical centers.
Veterans will no longer,
have to visit the VAMC travel
department and wait in multiple
lines. Staff will collect the
forms from the boxes multiple
times, during the, day for
processing.
Veterans will receive a check
directly from the Department
of Treasury through the mail
within three weeks of filing a
claim. Treasury checks will be


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METH LAB
Continued frompage 1
possession of a controlled
substance, carrying a concealed
firearm and possession of
drug paraphernalia; Maryanne
McIntosh, 36, of Stewart,
charged with manufacture
of methamphetamine;
and Toby Bell, 41, of
Live Oak, manufacture of
methamphetamine.


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Classifieds...
Monday by 5:00 p.m. for Wednesday's Taco Times
Wednesday by 5:00 p.m. for Friday's Perry News-Herald
(no exceptions)
Happy Birthday...
The Taco Times deadline is Tuesday by noon;
the Perry News-Herald deadline is Thursday by noon. .
Church News...
Deadline for local church news is 11 a.m. on Tuesdays & Thursdays.
Community Calendar...
Deadline (for additions or changes to the calendar) is Monday by 5:00 p.m.
Letters to the Editor....
Letters are published in the Wednesday Taco Times, must be submitted by Monday at 5 p.m.,
must be signed and accompanied by a phone number for contact.
Wedding Announcements...
Engagement and Wedding Announcements are published as space is available at no charge.
Birth Announcements...
Birth Announcements and First Birthdays are published as space is available at no charge.
Obituaries...
Obituaries are published free of charge. There is a $10 fee for accompanying photo.
Thank You...
'Thank You's" begin at $12. Additional fees may apply with excessive wording.
Looking Back...
Our Looking Back page is published in Friday's Perry News-Herald.Share your history with us! 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)


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Living


Can King's 'time


travel' block JFK

assassination?
By POLLY WALLER
Stephen King has been my friend since 1974 when he published
his first novel, "Carrie." Our friendship is one-sided. He doesn't
have a clue who I am, but when I read one of his novels, or stories,
it feels like I am sitting down to chat with an old friend.
There was a time or two in our friendship when Steve and I
broke up. Our spats were caused by a few books that were
just...awful. During this period of time it seemed that he had lost
his knack to capture the reader. The characters were bland, the
plots confusing. Later, I learned that my friend Steve was battling
drug and alcohol abuse when these books were being written.
However, he soon got his groove back with sobriety and came
back big in the 21st century with great reads like "Cell" and
"Under the Dome."
King's new book, "11/22/63" is, in my opinion, one of the best
books he has written since the days of "The Stand" and "The
Shining." It is perhaps his most complex work and his only book,
so far, that is based on extensive historical research.
"11/22/63" is not a horror novel, but a book about that alluring
fantasy, time travel. It is also, unexpectedly, a love story. Jake
Epping, a 35-year-old divorced English teacher in Maine,
discovers a portal to the past in the back room of the local diner.
The portal only enters into a particular day in 1958. Al, the owner
of the diner, enlists Jake to go on a mission back in time to prevent
the Kennedy assassination. Since he has no close family ties, he
accepts the mission to change history.
So begins Jake's new life in the different world of 1958. It is a
world where Elvis is alive and there is cigarette smoke
everywhere. His first stop is in the dank little city of Derry,
Maine, which is one of King's fictional cities and a familiar setting
to fans. Eventually, Jake makes his way to the small town of Jodie,
Texas. He has nearly five years to kill waiting on the infamous day
and spends his time teaching, directing high school plays and
falling in love. At the same time, his every turn is leading
eventually to Dallas and a troubled loner named Lee Harvey
Oswald.
Since "11/22/63" was released in early November, many folks
have asked me, "What happens? Does he stop Oswald, and if so,
is everything puppies and roses, when JFK survives? Is it a better
world?"
And I answer, "I'm sorry, I can't tell you that. But my friend
Steve can."



Back to Basics Event
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Saturday, January 7th All Day
2 miles down Beach Road on left
(in Josh Tedder's field)
Horse drawn plowing and blacksmithing. Open
fire cooking for lunch. Come join us and bring
the kids! Horse drawn wagon rides! Let us
know if you are coming for lunch!


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Mothers of Preschoolers


All invited
to say 'good
bye' to MOPS


The charter for the Perry chapter of MOPS (Mothers of Pre-
Schoolers) will soon be retired and Thursday, Jan. 5, has been
designated as the day for mothers and pre-schoolers (past and
present) to gather at First Presbyterian Church from 6 until 7:30
p.m. "We'll have hors d'oeuvres and enjoy a time of fellowship,"
said Jamila Nance. Childcare will be available for those who
RSVP to Ellie Morgan at the church office, 584-3826. Call now!


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It s 2012

do you know where your waist is?
By LORI WIGGINS
Taylor County Extension Agent
Our weight isn't the only thing affected by what we eat. It might
come as a shock to learn that medical experts estimate that a third
of all cancer cases are related to our diet. Eating the right foods
can help reduce our risk of developing many types of cancers as
well as help us maintain a healthy weight.
Eating healthily is an easy resolution to make, but not so easy to
keep. A good place to start is to gradually add five servings of
fruits and vegetables a day to your diet. It's easier than you might
think to eat at least five servings of different vegetables and fruit
each day. You can quite easily add one extra portion of vegetables
or fruit to your own or your family's diet by: adding a side salad,
adding an extra portion of vegetables to your main meal, using
fruit as a dessert, or adding fruit to your cereal at breakfast.
The key to enjoying vegetables and getting the most nutrition
out of them is to cook them carefully: Steam or lightly boil them
in a small amount of water for just a few minutes, so they are still
crisp. Remember that frozen vegetables are a healthy alternative to
fresh and canned products, and also count toward your 5-a-day but
look for those with no added salt or sugar.
What makes a portion?
The serving size for raw vegetables, yogurt and fruit is one cup
which will fit into an average woman's hand.
A medium piece of fruit looks like a baseball
A small baked potato is the size of a computer mouse.
When choosing vegetables and fruits, remember variety in color
is a good idea. Follow the 'red, amber, green' rule every day.
Including fruit and vegetables of different colors in your diet is
important because the compounds (pigments) that produce these
colors may protect against cancer. Some pigments, like some
vitamins, are 'antioxidants' which protect cells from damage that
could potentially cause cancer.
Red examples include strawberries, raspberries, cherries, plums,
beetroot, red pepper, red onions, chilies and red cabbage; amber
examples include peaches, apricots, oranges, satsumas, carrots and
orange peppers; and green examples are apples, gooseberries, kiwi
fruit, grapes, broccoli, spinach, lettuce and peas.
Add these to your diet and reap the benefits!


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Religion


Tcidhif- 75

By SARAH HALL
Time to celebrate!
Celebrating 75 years of
services in mission, New
Brooklyn Missionary Baptist
Church invites everyone to join
in worship and praise on
Sunday, Jan. 8, at 3:30 p.m.
Come join us and receive
showers of blessings from the
Lord!
Special prayers for families'
in bereavement: the families of
the late Clarence Ingram of
Oviedo, brother of Pete
Ingram; the families of the late
Geneva Lucas of Tampa,
mother of Pastor D.L.
McBride; and the families of
the late Essie Mae Branch,
mother of Phyllis Edwards of
Madison.


San Pedro Baptist Church
Rodney Watts, pastor 4420 San Pedro Rd.
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years of missions celebrated


Prayers, too, for Frank Miller
at Tallahassee Memorial
Hospital; Linda Aired at home;
Judy Bethea at home; Shasta
Williams, daughter of Peggy
Williams, in Jacksonville.
Citywide mission
Citywide Mission will hold
its monthly session this
Sunday, Jan. 8, at 2:30 p.m.
"Bring your new ideas and let's
get busy," encourages the Rev.
Izell Montgomery Jr.,
pastor/teacher. Sister
Geraldine Sparrow is president.
Thank you
We can see God's love at
work in the warmth of helping
hands, in the comfort that
gentle words impart. In the


thoughtfulness that offers
cheer, in love that understands.
We can see God's love at work
in caring hearts. To all my
family members, friends,
church families, co-workers,
the staff al Doctors' Memorial
Hospital, doctors and staff at
Marshall Health & Rehab,
thank- you soci much for
everything yoji d for me.
Your kindness- and
thoughtfulness, and your love,
will always be remembered and
appreciated. You took very
good care of me. With love,
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A-5 TaCO Times January 4, 2012


annual Border War


Four Taylor County High
seniors will join some 40 other
North Florida seniors in the
fourth annual Border Wars
All-Star Football Game to be
played this Saturday at FAMU's
Bragg Memorial Stadium in
Tallahassee.
: Taylor County High
quarterback Eli Grambling will
be joined by fellow Bulldogs
James Strawter (wide receiver),


OPPONENTS


KJ Johnson (defensive line) and
Justin McGuire (offensive line)
on this year's Florida squad
which includes players from 10
different North Florida schools.
Grambling, a three-year
starter, led the Bulldogs to three
straight playoff appearances, as
Taylor County went 7-4, 11-1
and 7-4 the last three seasons.
Grambling completed 20 of
32 passes for 269 yards, with


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3 TDs and 2 interceptions as
a sophomore on varsity and
passed for 619 yards (34 of 87,
5 TDs, 2 int.) as a junior before
completing 97 of 177 passes
this year for 1,429 yards with
14 TDs and 12 int.
The dual threat QB also
gained 1,344 yards rushing and
scored 25 TDs on the ground
during his three-year varsity
career to go with a total of 2,317
passing yards, 22 TDs and 16
interceptions through the air on
151 of 296 passing.
Strawter led the Bulldogs in
receptions the last two years
catching a team-high 43 passes
for 667 yards and 5 TDs this
season and 38 for 521 and 2
TDs last season.
McGuire was one of the
anchors on the TCHS offensive
line that featured fellow seniors
Blaine Brenner and Aaron
Crews.
Johnson was second on the
team in tackles this season
with 114 (59 solo, 55 assists,
14 TFL). He also led a valiant
effort to knock off Yulee in the
first round of the state playoffs
in November with a team-
leading 5 solo tackles, 8 assists
and 2 tackles for loss.
The Florida squad will be
led by Robert F. Munroe High


,The recreational and
commercial harvest of tiger
sharks and smooth, scalloped
and great hammerhead sharks
is prohibited in Florida state
waters as of Jan. 1.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission
(FWC) approved the
management change at its Nov.
16 commission meeting in an
effort to further protect these
top predators,
The new measures also
prohibit the possession, sale
and exchange of tiger sharks
and great, scalloped and smooth
hammerhead sharks harvested
from state waters.
These sharks can still be
caught and released in state


Coach Joe Striplin. Striplin will
be practicing his team at FAMU
each afternoon this week
beginning at 5 p.m.
Bobby Latmore of Varsity


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waters and can be taken
in adjacent federal waters.
Prohibited species that die while
on the line after being caught in
state waters should be returned
to the water immediately.
- The; FWC is also % working
on an educational campaign
highlighting 'fishing and
handling techniques that
increase the survival rate of
sharks that are. caught and
released while ensuring the
safety of the anglers targeting


Sports Management said
last year's game featured 73
players that signed collegiate
scholarships. Striplin said he
expects more than 40 college


them. These techniques include:
Use tackle heavy enough to
land a fish quickly, reducing
exhaustion. Release the fish
while it is in the water when
possible.
Use a, de-hooking device to:
remove hooks safely. Use non-
stainless steel hooks that can '
dissolve if theN remain in a fish.
Use non-offset circle hooks to
a% oid gut-hooking .a fish.
Florida waters are considered
essential habitat for these


scouts to attend.
Players will be recognized at
a banquet in Tallahassee Friday
night. The game will kick off
Saturday at 1 p.m.


Taylor County High quarterback Eli Grambling (15) and offensive lineman Justin
McGuire (68) join fellow seniors James Strawter and KJ Johnson on the Florida all-
star team.


and other species of shark,
especially juveniles and
pregnant females.
Shark fishing has been strictly
regulated in Florida since 1992,
with a one-shark-per-person,
two-sharks-per-vessel daily
bag limit for all recreational
and commercial harvesters
and a ban on shark finning.
Roughly two dozen overfished,
vulnerable or rare shark species
are catch-and-release only in
Florida waters.


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Leadership
I watched the Fox News channel recently when the topic being discussed was Leadership
ability among the current contestants for the Republican nomination.
There are any number of desirable qualities to be sought in a leader, such as, honesty,
.integrity of course, vision, organization, etc...
Most important of all, in my opinion, is the inner discipline to live according to his or her own
Innate values and standards. In other words, as some people say, "Walk the Talk." Example
has always been the sincerest form of leadership.
Just a few days ago the last of our troops pulled out of Iraq. Almost immediately bombings
and chaos began in Baghdad. Our Generals had warned that the Iraqi security forces were
not yet capable of maintaining control without our Military to back them up. It would be a
truly "befuddled" general who let his strategies be dictated by whining camp followers, but it
appears that our military Commander in Chief has done just that.
.'However, I believe that he has unjustly judged the families of our service personnel. Of
course they all want their sons and daughters to come home safely, but with honor. Our
military is composed of brave souls who have volunteered to serve their country, and naturally
Would all like to get back to the states, but not 'til the job is done. Otherwise, all the effort and
misery they have endured has been for naught.
I sincerely hope that Mr. Obama's desires that all the service peoples' families whose vote
he has been maneuvering for will back fire for him.
This country is in serious trouble. There was a time when we were truly the world leader.
We were the world leader because our system was working for us and all the world could
see that. Our form of Democracy, though not perfect, was better than any other form of
government that I am aware of. Capitalism, again, not perfect, but certainly better than
socialism, communism, was working for us..
Returning to the question of leadership. If this country wants to earn the role of world
leadership, then we must set the example. Through honesty and integrity, let's demonstrate
for the rest of the world that a government "of the people, by the people, and for the people,"
is as close as we can get to perfection at the present time.
Through honesty and integrity, let's demonstrate for the world that a man getting an honest
day's pay for an honest day's work, and buying superior products at an honest price is the
most wonderful economic system ever developed.
When this country accomplishes this, we won't have to go around the world tending everyone
else's business. They will come to us begging for instructions. That's what leadership is
about.
Don't misunderstand me. I know only too well that the world that we live in is enduring one
of the most trying times in human history. Trying times demand the best of our abilities. Trying
times build character. Trying times bring out the best in some individuals and the worst in
others.
I am so thankful for the guidance that has been shared with us by the Greatest Leader in
human history. Two thousand years ago he laid down the guide lines for living an abundant,
joyful life. He was, and is, the Great Exemplar.
Millions of people around the world are waiting and praying for him to return and rescue us
from the current turmoil.
I have joyful news. He never left. He has always been with us. He is just watching to see
how well we put his teachings to use in our lives. You see, when he came to earth in human
form, he implanted sparks of Divine Spirit in the souls of all humanity.
The "Second Coming" is taking place right now. The Christ Spirit that resides in each
and everyone of us is eagerly awaiting to shine forth. All that we need to do is be true to
ourselves, honest and sincere with our neighbors, revere the beauty of the natural world that
surrounds us, and shout a joyful "Thank You."
Peace, Love and Harmony
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Dorothy
Margaret Folsom
Dorothy Margaret Folsom,
90, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2011,
at The Health Center of Lake
City.
A native and lifelong resident
of Mayo, she was the daughter
of the late Buchanan H. Folsom
Sr. and the late former Eula
Irene Whitfield Folsom.
Mrs. Folsom was a Baptist


and a caretaker -in home
health when she retired in
1996.
She was preceded in death by
her husband, Wilford E. Folsom
in 1967, and two sons, Joseph
Edward Folsom and Buchanan
Ezra Folsom.
Survivors include: two sons,
W. E. Folsom Jr. of Buford, Ga.,
and Edgar Folsom Sr. of Mayo;
two sisters, Sarah Powell
of Pensacola and Maxine


Newlan of Summerville; eight
grandchildren; and 12 great-
grandchildren.
Graveside services were
held at Pleasant Grove
Cemetery on Tuesday, Jan. 3,
at 3 p.m. with Todd Babione
officiating. Family members
received friends one hour prior
to the service.
You may sign the guestbook at:
www.joepburnsfuneralhomes.
com.


Celebrating 100 years
A large gathering of Perry-Taylor County Chamber of
Commerce officials, friends and community supporters
celebrated O'Quinn Pharmacy's 100th anniversary
during December. Left, Chamber Board Chairman David
Sullivan presented a plaque to Brenda Wilson during
t the event. Above, Vicki Hatton, treasurer of Main
Street Perry, Inc. marked the centennial with a second
plaque.

MoonPie Princess Pageant

seeking entrants ages 5-8


The 2012 MoonPie Princess
Pageant is now accepting
applicants.
The pageant will be held
Saturday, March 30, and is
open to girls between the ages
of 5 and 8.
Sign-up will continue now
through the deadline on Friday,


Jan. 27.
The pageant is held annual
in conjunction with the Florida
State Bluegrass Festival, which
follows a week later.
For more information about
the event, call the Perry-Taylor
County Chamber of Commerce
at 584-5366.


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Community


B-1 Taco Times January 4, 2012


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Taylor leadership team earns


'Master Board' designation


The leadership team of the
Taylor County School District
was recently recognized as a
"Master Board" in Tampa at
the annual joint conference
sponsored by the Florida School
Boards Association (FSBA).
Members of the local
leadership team who completed
the program were school board
members Brenda Carlton,
Danny Glover Jr., Danny Lundy
and Darrell Whiddon along
with Superintendent Paul Dyal.


Currently, only 15 of the
state's 67 districts hold this
distinction.
The leadership team
completed 22 hours of learning
activities in the statewide forum
and onsite workshop.
The Master Board Program
is a voluntary program and is
sponsored and designed by the
FSBA.
The program "provides
opportunities for the leadership
team to engage in training that


enhances its capabilities to
provide the visionary leadership
for the school district," FSBA
officials said.
"The program concentrates
on the leadership team's
governance roles for enhancing
student achievement, fostering
connections and empowering
collaboration between schools
and the community and creating
a learning organization to
advance excellence in' public
education."


State elections association offers


scholarship; deadline is March 19


Taylor County students
wishing to apply for the Florida
State Association of Supervisors
of Elections Scholarship are
asked to call Supervisor of
Elections Dana Southerland's
office at 838-3515 or visit
online at www.taylorelections.
com.


A Taylor County student was
awarded one of the scholarships
each of the past two years,
although the association is only
offering one such scholarship
this year.
To be eligible, students
must be either a political
science; public or business


administration; or journalism/
mass communications major.
Full eligibility requirements
are available online as well as in
the office, which is located on
the second floor of the county
courthouse. The deadline to
return applications for the
scholarship is March 19, 2012.


Woodmen of the World donation
Woodmen of the World recently donated $450 to the American Legion. Shown at
the presentation are (I to r) Randy Trammell, Ralph Carlton, Paul Pettitt and Janet
Blount Holmes.



Ombudsman program



seeking local volunteers


Florida's Long-Term Care
Ombudsman Program is seeking
local volunteers to join its corps
of advocates "who protect the
rights of elders residing in
nursing homes, assisted living
facilities and adult family care
homes."


The program's local
councils are seeking additional
volunteers to identify,
investigate and resolve
residents' concerns. Special
training and certification is
provided.
All interested individuals


concerned about protecting
the health, safety, welfare and
rights of long-term care facility
residents are encouraged to
call toll-free (888) 831-0404 or
visit the program's website at
http://ombudsman.myflorida.
com.


Strut your smarts!
Rumor had it that scores were on the rise at Taylor County Middle asthe school's
Reading Leadership Team hosted "Nerdy Thursday" on Dec. 15. Students and
teachers (like Michelle Whiddon, pictured bottom right) were able to dress as nerds
and "strut their smarts" as a prelude to the statewide "Celebrate Literacy Week"
that -will be held in schools throughout the state during the week of Jan. 23 -27.
(Top photo) Sixth grader Max Sturm won the "Who Let the Dog Out?" contest. He
is shown with Ann Joiner, Sally McNeill and Principal Kiki Puhl.



Hafer closes 26-year Army career


with change of command ceremony


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Barry Hater


When LTC Barry Hafer was transferred to Chemring Ordnance
in Perry from a facility in Texas, he had to leave his Army.National
Guard Battalion Command in Austin.
"Just before Thanksgiving we had a Change of Command
ceremony closing my Army career in Texas with 26 years of
service," Hafer said. "Chemring was extremely supportive of my
National Guard career and even supported me flying back to Texas
every month until a proper battalion hand-off could take place."
Hafer enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserves in 1985, attending
basic training in Foirt Fix, N.J. as a precursor to joining the ROTC.
Simultaneous Membership Program at State University of New
York. Upon graduation, he received an active duty commission as
a chemical officer.
During his military career, he served in Operation Desert Shield/
Desert Storm, Operation OLSINA 95 in Germany, Operation Noble
Eagle II/Armored Falcon and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
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AARP: last Wed., 10 a.m. at Perry
Shrine Club.
Kiwanis Club: Wednesdays,
noon, Joyce's Main Street Cafe.
MainStreet Perry: fourth Tuesday,
5:30 p.m., Perry Historic Station.
NAACP: first Sunday, 5 p.m., at
Jerkins Community Center.
Optimist Club: Thursday, noon at
Rosehead, downtown Perry.
Perry Garden Club: third
Wednesday, 10 a.m.
Perry Elks Lodge: second and
fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Perry Lodge #187: first and third
Tues., 6 p.m., Masonic Hall.
Perry Masonic Lodge 123: meets
first and third Monday, 7:30 p.m.
Perry Shrine Club: fourth Thurs.,
7 p.m. (club house on Courtney
Road).
Perry Woman's Club: second
Wed., noon (September to May).
Rotary Club: Tues., noon at
Rosehead Junction.
Taylor County Leadership
Council: second and fourth Friday,
7 p.m., Jerkins Community Center.
Vogue XIII: first Mon., 7:30 p.m.
Call 584-2404.


Airport Advisory Committee:
fourth Wednesday, 12 noon, Perry-
Foley Airport.
Chamber of Commerce: second
Thurs., 8 a.m., chamber board room.


City Council: second and fourth
Tues., at 6:30 p.m.
County Commission: first Mon.
and third Tues. at 6 p.m., courthouse
annex; workshop, fourth Tues., 3 p.m.
Juvenile Justice Council: third
Thurs., 9 a.m., at Juvenile Justice
Office, 1719 South Jefferson Street.
Planning Board: first Thurs.,
6 p.m. Courthouse annex (old post
office).
Taylor County Construction
License Board Meeting: third Fri.,
2 p.m., courthouse annex.
Taylor County Development
Authority: second Mon., noon, at
Historic Perry Station.
Taylor County School Board: first
and third Tues., 6 p.m.
Taylor Coastal Water and Sewer:
fourth Tuesday at 18820 Beach
Road, 5:30 p.m.
Taylor Soil & Water Conservation
District Board: fourth Monday,
7 p.m., Foley Airport terminal
conference room. Call 584-4329 for
information.
Tourism Development Council:
second Wed., 12 p.m., Chamber of
Commerce.
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Community Prayer Luncheon:
Monday at noon, Main Street Cafe.
All are welcome.
Diabetes classes every Tuesday,
3 p.m., Doctors' Memorial Hospital.
FAMU Alumni Chapter: second
Monday, 7 p.m., Jerkins


Community Center.
Girl Scouts Service Unit: first
Tuesday, 7 p.m., Scout Hut.
Helping Hands of the Shelter:
every Tuesday, 6 p.m., Chamber of
Commerce.
Historical Society: open Thursday
afternoons, 1-5 p.m.
Home Educators League of
Perry: Forest Capital Hall. Call 584-
6866 or visit on-line htt://taylor.ifas.
ufl.edu.
La Leche League International:
second Wed., 10:30 a.m., Taylor
County Public Library.
Mothers of Pre-Schoolers: first
and third Fridays. Call 584-3826.
Muskogee Creek Indian Nation:
second and fourth Sat., 7 p.m. Tribal
grounds, Lyman Hendry Road.
Muskogee Creek Indian Tribe:
first Saturday, Oak Hill Village on
Woods Creek Road.
National Wild Turkey Federation
(Yellow Pine Drummers): holds
open monthly meeting on first
Thursday, Golden Corral, 7 p.m. Call
584-9185.
Parrot Heads in Perry-"dise"
Club: meets the second and fourth
Wednesday, 7 p.m. Call 843-1469 for
location.
Pet adoptions: Taylor County
Animal Shelter, open Monday
through Friday. Call 838-3525.
Republican Party of Taylor
County: second Thursday, 6:30
p.m., at Rigoni's Cookhouse on
Highway 19 North. Call 584-5878.
Taylor Adult Program (TAP):


Thursday, 10 a.m., 502 N. Center
Street. 223-0393.
Taylor Coastal Communities
Association: second Tuesday,
6 p.m., at the district building on
Beach Road.
Taylor County Amateur Radio
Club: first Monday, 7 p.m.,
Perry-Foley Airport conference
room.
Taylor County Brotherhood:
meets on Mondays, 7 p.m., at New
Brooklyn; every third Saturday,
9 a.m., at Stewart Memorial.
Taylor County Brotherhood
Choir: meets every Thursday,
6 p.m., at Stewart Memorial.
Taylor County Habitat for
Humanity: board meeting, second
Thursday, 5:30 p.m., Room 208,
Capital City Bank.
Taylor County Historical Society:
third Mon., 7 p.m. Historical Society
building. Society's museum is open
every Thursday, 1-5 p.m.
Taylor County Horseman's
Association Horse Show: second
Fri., Club Roping, 7:30 p.m.; third
Sat., speed events, 11 a.m.; last
Sat., roping, 6 p.m. Arena is located
on Bishop Blvd.
Taylor County Quilters: Tuesdays,
10 a.m. to noon, public library.
Taylor County Reef Research
Team: second Tuesday, 7 p.m.,
Forest Capital Hall.
Taylor County Senior Center:
Executive Board of Directors
meeting, every third Thursday.
Taylor County United:


second Mon., 7 p.m., Evangel
Christian Fellowship (1454 Courtney
Road).
Whole Child Taylor-Shared
Service Network: fourth Mon.,
9 a.m., Alton H. Wentworth
Administrative Complex.
Yarn Lovers Circle: first and third
Thursday, 9:30 a.m., Taylor County
Public Library.


AL-ANON: meets every Thursday
at noon, St. James Episcopal
Church.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Monday,
7 p.m. and Thursday, 7 p.m. at the
Serenity House, 1824 N. Jefferson
St. Call 843-3484.
Big Bend Hospice Advisory
Council: fourth Tuesday at 1 p.m.,
Big Bend Hospice office (107 E.
Green).
Celebrate Recovery: a non-
denominational, Christ-centered
recovery ministry meets Thursdays
at 6 p.m., in the First Baptist Church
Youth Center (old Citizens Bank
building).
Narcotics Anonymous: Sun.,
Tues., Wed., Fri., 7 p.m.; Sat.,
12 p.m. Catholic Church of the
Immaculate Conception (Parish
Center), 2750 S. Byron Butler
Pkwy. For questions, call: (877)
340-5096.
Perry Winners Group of
Alcoholics Anonymous: Friday,


8 p.m.; Heritage House, 317 N.
Orange St.
Reformers Unanimous:
every Friday, 7 p.m., at Charity
Baptist Church, 580 E. Highway
27.
The Way: (faith-based 12-step
group for addicts and alcoholics)
Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., and Friday,
7 p.m., at the Serenity House,
1824 N. Jefferson St. Call 672-
0626.



AMVETS Post 20: third
Tuesday, 7 p.m., at 671 Charles
Hendry Road.
American Legion Post #291:
second Saturday, 10 a.m.
American Legion Post #96:
first Tues., 7 p.m., American
Legion Hall, Center St.
Sons of Confederate
Veterans: fourth Thursday at
North Orange Street. Call 584-
5725 or 838-2045.
VFW Post #9225: second
Tuesday, 7 p.m. (American
Legion building).
To add your group or
organization to the Community
Calendar, call 584-5513
or e-mail newsdesk@
perrynewspapers.com.


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Editorial


B-2 Taco Times January 4,2012


Salvation An


ringer

Dear Editor:
I had the opportunity to do
something during the month of
December that I have always
wanted to do. I was a "bell
ringer" for the Salvation Army
on Friday and Saturday in front
of Walmart. I can now check
this off my bucket list but will
be there again next year if they
ask me.
During those times that I was
a "bell ringer," I enjoyed myself
so much. I got to visit with
people that I very seldom see
and with total strangers. I was
always amazed at the generosity
of people, especially children.
Little ones seemed to have
a special joy in dropping coins
or stuffing bills into the kettle.
I would thank them and ask if
they would like to ring the bell.
Their eyes would always light
up as they would take the bell
and ring it a few times. One
little girl about the age of 10
came over with at least a quart


of nickels, dimes, quarters an
pennies and dropped every co
into the kettle.
Some people driving b
would stop and hold money
out the window of their vehic
and ask me to put the money
in the kettle. Several peop
looked as though they cou
use a helping hand and still the
dropped money into the kettl
One young man riding a bicyc
came over and put a five doll
bill into the kettle.
An example of generosi
that goes above and beyond tl
call happened on Christmas EN
morning. I had the 9 to 12 shi
that morning at Walmart as
bell ringer. I left home without
jacket as it didn't seem that coo
I was standing outside ringing
the bell when this man can
up to me and said, "It's co
out here, you need a jacket
I replied, "It's cooler than
realized %when I left home ai
came off without a jacket."


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his shopping. In a few minutes
as the man left the store he
handed me a bag and said, "Here
put this on, it is cold out here."
This total stranger had gone
inside the store and in addition
to buying what he went there
for, he also bought me a jacket
and brought it out to me as he
didn't want me to be cold.
I have lived in Perry and
Taylor County for almost 50
years and I know that most
people here are very generous
and will go out of their way to
help someone in need. During
these. very difficult economic
times we are now experiencing
it was so reassuring that those
people are still here.
Thank you so much for
your gifts to help others. Next
year I hope you will take the
opportunity to be a "bell ringer"
too!
David Culpepper


Residents urged to stay


safe while keeping warm


Florida Division of
Emergency Management
officials are urging residents
and visitors across the state
to practice fire safety when
using indoor heating sources
with temperatures expected to
remain cold through the week.
By taking basic safety
precautions, residents can
reduce the risk of fire, property
damage or any potential loss of
life, officials said.
"We encourage all residents'
and visitors to practice cold
weather safety, especially
around indoor heating sources
that may pose a potential fire
hazard to family and property."
said state meteorologist Amy
Godsey.
Floridians should remember
the "Five P's" of cold %weather
safety: protecting people,
protecting plants, protecting
pets, protecting exposed pipes.
and practicing fire safety.
To stay warm and safe during
cold weather, officials are
asking residents to remember
these safety tips:
Stay indoors and use safe
heating sources.
When outdoors, stay dry
and wear multiple layers of
loose-fitting, warm clothing.
Plug space heaters directly


into wall outlets. Use of
extension cords may lead to
circuit overload and cause a
fire..


Keep space heaters away
from drapery, furniture or other
flammable material. A good
rule of thumb is to keep space
heaters at least 36 inches from
anything flammable.
Do not leave space heaters
unattended.
Do not use a stove or oven


T I T
Wednesday, January 4, 2012.
123 S. Jefferson Street P.O. Box 888
Perry, Florida (850) 584-5513

DONALD D. LINCOLN SUSAN H. LINCOLN
Publisher Managing Editor
DEBBIE CARLTON CAROLYN DuBOSE
Business Manager Advertising Director
ANGELAM. CASTELUCCI KARIN WILLLAMS
Staff Writer/Advertising Sales Graphic Arts
MARK VIOLA MICHELE ARNOLD
Staff Writer Classified Advertising
The Taco Times (ISSN 07470967) is published each Wednesday by Perry News-
papers, Inc., 123 S. Jefferson Stre Perry, Floa 32347.rida 32347. sections are
$35.00 per year or $4900 out of county. Periodicals stage paid at Pery, Florida
32348. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to the TACO TIMES, P.O, Box
888, Perry, FL 32348.
The Taco Times welcomes Letters to the Editor reflecting responsible opinions and
views on the news. Please submit letters by Monday at 5 p.m. The aco Times
reserves the right to refuse publication of letters which are libelous or irresponsible.
Name may be withheld if circumstances so require, but all letters submitted should
be signed by the writer and accompanied by a phone number for verification.
we look forward to hearing from you! Our address is Perry, Newspapers, Inc., P.O.
Box 888, Perry, Florida 32348. e-mail: newsdesk@perrynewspapers.com
& Member Perry/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce.


as-a heat source. An open oven
door or lit stove burners can be
dangerous and are ineffective as
a heat source.
Never use grills as an indoor
heating source. Charcoal and
propane emit carbon monoxide
gas and are not suitable for;
indoor use.
Candles are unsafe and:
ineffective as a heat source.
Never leave candles lit in an
unattended room or when going
to sleep.
When using a fireplace,
make sure it is properly vented'
and that the chimney is cleaned
periodically to avoid flash fires.
Do not bum anything in the
fireplace other than firewood
and do not leave a fire burning
when going to sleep.
Install smoke detectors and
make sure they work.
Install a carbon monoxide
detector if you have any gas
appliances.
Review and practice your
family's fire escape plan.
For more information on
cold weather safety and the
Florida Division of Emergency
Management and to get a plan,
Sisit: www.FloridaDisaster.
og. Follow the department on
Twitter at www.Twitter.comi
FLSERT and on Facebook
at www.Facebook.com/
FloridaSERT.


Letters to the Editor are
always welcomed.
* Tell others of your concerns:
issues that need attention,
actions that should be
commended or criticized.
Your name will be printed
(please include phone number
for verification only, not for
publication in the paper).
* Please be concise and polite
with your shared opinion.

Perry Newspapers, Inc.
P.O. Box 888
Perry, FL 32348
FAX: (850) 838-1566
E-mail:
newsdesk@perrynewspapers.com


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Ecclesiastes,

the sequel


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paper from Christmas Past had been during t
discarded or recycled, I assumed a prediction
horizontal position on my favorite in Tallah
sofa, pulled the blanket up to my chin that static
and grabbed the clicker, listening to I wantyc
all the television.banter about the WhenI
year 2012. .' called TI
For this auspicious occasion, a 3 into a
Tallahassee station chose to interview every thi
a palmist. Yes, a palmist. They've a season
got a state university filled with they got
professionals on: weather and time to b
economy and government, and they time to i
consulted a palmist, that whi,
"I see plenty of jobs," she said and a ti
mysteriously. down an
"Less tax," she added for effect. to weep
"Much prosperity." to mour
I admit a bias against palmists time to (
which began in the fourth grade at to gathe:
my school's Halloween carnival. The embrace
lady with the green turban on her embracir
head and the crystal ball before her to lose.. ,
said confidently, "You will grow cast awa
up to be a majorette." Her voice to sew...a
trailed like a sorcerer's as she looked to speak
for my approval, clicking her long to hate...
fingernails together. "And marry a peace."
lawyer." Even w
I walked out of that gymnasium confident
firmly believing I was going to be a in 2012.
majorette and marry a lawyer. You wi
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school teacher or P.T.O. parent raising Your ta
funds for the library., lower.
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if she had said, "plenty of jobs, less antagoni
tax, much prosperity." attorney
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disappointment to many people at your:
because I refuse to be irritated by so that it's
many warnings of global disaster. As kind to (
mentally deficient as I am, I suppose the best
I am a well-adjusted subscriber to the surprise
Book of Ecclesiastics. Ecclesias
There's not a whole lot new And
under the sun, and we can expect television:


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song, and belted out, "To
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be born and a time to die, a
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me to heal...a time to break
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and a time to laugh...a time
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and a time to refrain from
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without a green turban, I am
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chances of having an
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your black-eyed peas, look
palms and remind yourself
another year: go to work, be
others, raise your children to
of your ability, and don't be
d to find that the preacher in
stes is right on target.
still waiting for a
n interview.


Local, State and Federal Government Directory


Taylor County
Superintendent
of Schools
Paul
Dyal
317 N. Clark St.
850-838-2500


City of Perry
Mayor
Emily
Ketring
District 3
403 N Quincy St.
850-584-9273


Taylor County
Commission
Chairman
Pat
Patterson
District 5
P.O. Box 1123
850-584-6658


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


Florida
Senator
Charles
Dean
District 3
415 Tompkins St.
Inverness, 34450
866-538-2831


Florida Governor Rick Scott
Capitol, 400 S. Monroe St,
Tallahassee, FL 32399 850-488-4441
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio
United States Senate
Washington D.C., 20510 202-224-3041
U.S. Senator Bill Nelson
111 North Adam St, Suite 208,
Tallahassee, FL 32301 850-942-8415
U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland
3116 Capital Circle NE, Suite 9
Tallahassee, FL 32308 850-561-3979


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B-3 Taco Times January 4, 2012

DEADLINES:
The deadlines for classified ads are Monday by 5
p.m. for the Taco Times and Wednesday by 5 p.m.
for the Perry News- Herald.


'Sm liig deals!
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Huge INDOOR moving sale. Saturday,
Jan. 7, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Located
4 miles down Puckett, left to Freeman
Rd. Sofa set, microwave stand,
.bookcases, housewares, antiques,
ladder, wishing well, dog house, tools,
hardware and much more. NO EARLY
BIRDS!
01-04 010-06



We
Buy
Scrap
Metal and Junk
Cars
850-838-5865
RC
tifn

6.5 x 16 lawn trailor. Set-up and ready
to go.Tandom wheels, spare tire, 3
aluminum tool boxes, $1,800. Call
850- 584-8709.
01-04 01-06

20 hp Mercury jet drive boat motor. 2
stroke pull start, $800. Call 850-584-
8709.
01-04 01-06



OKC', Chihuahua puppies born
10/2011. Two males, black/white
markings and tan with cream markings,
will be 4 lbs. or less. UTD shots, comes
with certificate of health, pee pee pad
trained, $250. Call 584-9455.
S2-30- 01-11



Mobile home lot closing our loss your
gain. Call us at 877-372-4941.
12',30-01-04

Mobile Home for Sale
2012, 3 bedroom, 2 bath. Bank repo
need to sell only $36,900, owner will
finance with 5% down. Call 352-262-
4531
TMH
ttfn

Mobile home lot closing our loss you
gain. All inventory must go. Selling for
pennies on the dollar. Call us at 877-
372-4941.
i2.30 01-04

Mobile Home for Sale, New 28x44 3
bedroom, 2 bath $36,900. Call 352-
303-8771,
TMH, tfn

MFG. home lot closing. Selling homes
at a reduced price. For more
information call us at 877-372-4941.
12-30 01-04

For Sale and great as first home.
General Mobile Home, 3 bedroom, 2
bath, open kitchen/living room,
skylight/sliding door. Heat/Air'
conditioner. Call 850-584-5489.
12/23 01/18

Mobile home lot going out of business.
For more information call 877-372-
4941.
12-30 -01-04



For Rent. 2 bedroom, 2 bath mobile
home with small porch. Includes water
and sewer, located in a small mobile
home park. $400 per month $200
security deposit. Senior citizen
discount. No Drugs. Call 584-8618.
BW
fin


gFO RENT


Office space for lease. 224 N. Jefferson
Street. Will alter to suit. On-site parking.
Up to 2,000 sq. ft. $900 per month,
SAH Properties. Call 850-656-6340.
KS, tfn

For Rent. 3 bedroom, 1 bath. $550 per
month plus deposit, no pets. Call 371-
1568.
12/21 12/30

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. $300 per
month. Call 850-843-0883.
12/21 12/30 JP

For rent. 1 bedroom fully furnished
trailer for rent in nice area. Utilities and
satellite TV included one adult only, no
children, no pets. $130 per week plus,
$130 deposit, call 850-584-2199.
12-30 -01-18

For Rent. 1 bedroom, 1 bath, 900 sq. ft.
apartment. Near Keaton Beach. $650
per month plus security deposit.
Includes utilities 850-843-1882.
12/14 01/06

For rent. 3 bedroom, 1 bath house with
office. Nice house, fenced in yard,
conveniently located in town. Available
immediately. Call 850-843-1815.
12-30 01-27

For Rent. Camper trailers, quiet and
private. Great for one or two people,
small pet allowed. Electricity and water
furnished, cable and phone ready for
hook up. $125 per week or $450
monthly, $50 cleaning deposit. Call
223-1766.
12-30-11


Beautiful house, corner lot, fenced in
yard. 111 Susan Street, Perry. 3
bedroom, 1 bath, family room. $695 per
month, $695 deposit. Call 850-672-
0973.
LS, tfn

Taking applications for 2 bedroom, 2
bath mobile home. Water, sewer and
trash, included, located in Everetts
Mobile Home Park. $375 per month
$300 deposit. References required
apply in person Perry Repo Outlet. Call
Ms. Betty 584-7094
EMH, tfn

Taking applications for 2 bedroom, 1
bath mobile home. Water, sewer and
trash included, located in Everetts
Mobile Home Park. $375 per month
$300 deposit. References required
apply in person Perry Repo Outlet. Call
Ms. Betty 584-7094
EMH, tfn

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.
LS tfn

Woodridge Apartments
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."
WA tfn -


House for rent. 1 bedroom, 1 bath, on
Ash St. with fenced yard, available
immediately, $450 monthly + $450
security deposit. 850 584-2088.
MW/CC
ttfn
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.
LS, tfn

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.
SPR
tfin

Have a job opening?
Advertise in the Taco
Times classified.

Call 584-5513 today.

Small 3 bedroom, 1 bath home with
nice front porch on 1 acre of land on
deadend road off Hwy. 98. Just inside
city limits. $500 per month, first, last
and deposit. Call 727-433-4514.
12/21 12/30, JP

Apartment for rent. 1 bedroom, 1 bath.
everything included, water garbage,
electricity, cable with HBO. Everything
furnished. $265 weekly, $950 monthly.
317 N. Byron Butler Pkwy. Skylark'
Motel. 850-672-0973.
LS, tfn


TIDEWATER APARTMENTS
--Under New Management --
2- 3 BR apartments available.
SSpecial Move-In Pkg. Rent
based on income. Water/Gas
furnished. On-site Laundry.
Close to City/Water Parks,
Boys & Girls Club, and
Shopping Plazas. Public'
Transportation available.
Call 850-584-6842.
TDD 711, EHO.
Section 8 Affordable Multifamily
Housing
tfn



House for sale! 3 bedroom, 1 bath,
eat-in kitchen and. formal dining room.
Recent upgrades, remodeling, and new.
roof. Great starter or retirement home.
Priced to sell at $70,000.811 E. Cherry
Street. For more information call 584-
6583.
tfn

Must See
For Sale By Owner: 4 bedroom, 2
baths, new appliances, real oak floors.
203 Cypress Road. Asking 78,500
OBO. Call 843-1301.
12/14 01/06

Land for Sale, 221 North between
Shiloh Church Rd. and Cairo Parker
Rd. 1 acre lots with paved roads. Owner
financing available. Please call (386)
658-1346 or (850) 584-7466.
EF
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Taylor Counly Board of County
Commissioners
Road Maintenance Technician (full
time) $8.04/hr.
Applications and job description can be
obtained from
www.taylorcountygov.com or MOBILE
CAREER LAB a Perry Square (Save A
Lot and Goodwill Parking Lot) on
Tuesday, Wednesdays, or Thursdays 9
a.m. 4 p.n. or Workiorce. Positions are
open until tilled.
TCBCC, tfn

Small scale Customer Service
Representative for Wallace Scrap
Metals Perry Must be good with
people. MLst be able to identity metals.
Must be able to work Saturdays.
Starting pay is $8.00 an hour.
Operating a bob cai and good drivers
license a plus 4289 W. Hwy. 98, Perry,
FL 32347 Phone- 850-584-3131.
01-04 01-06

Part-time receptionist wanted for
medical office in Perry. Please fax
resume to: 350-367-1453.
AHC 01-0/ 01-06

Taylor County Board of County
Commissioners
County Extension Agent II-IV (full time)
- Salary will DOQ. Please apply for this
position at the University of Florida's
web site at http://jobs.ufl.edu. Taylor
County Board of County
Commissioners is an EOE, VP, DT,
background check employer.
TCBC tfn

Director of Allied Health Programs (RN)
wanted at North Florida Community
College. See www.nfcc.edu for details.
NFCC,12/14 1/13

Domino's Pizza. Hiring drivers, must
have clean driving record. All hours
available. Apply at store.
12/21 1/06



JM Handyman Home Repairs, LLC
Pressure washing, painting, concrete,
wood decks, Ceramic tile, laminate
wood available, Mobile Home Repairs,
RV Leak Repairs. 838-6077 or 584-
2270.
JM, tfn

A to Z Farm and Lawn Service
Land clearing, tree trimming/ removal,
dump truck service, harrowing, bush
hog mowing, rake work, dirt leveling
and complete lawn service. Call 584-
6737.
A2Z, tfn

FLOORING
Carpet, Vynal and Repairs. Will beat all
prices. Call 850-838-9050. If no answer
please a leave message.
BR, tfn


TALL TIMBER TREE SERVICE
*Stump Grinding
*Tree Trimming
*Tree Removal
*Debris Removal
*Bucket truck use
*Bush Hogging
*Pressure Washing
*Free Estimates* and
*Great Rates*
Call today!
850-838-5923 or 850-584-8191
Mark A. Moneyhan
Licensed and Insured
Certified Quality Specialist.
tfn



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA
CITIZENS STATE BANK,
a Florida banking corporation
Plaintiff,
V.
ELLIS H. DOSHER, JR.,
Defendant.


NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
December 6, 2011 in Case No. 2011-
464-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 ELLIS H.
DOSHER, JR. is the Defendant, I will sell
to the highest and best bidder for
cash at the Taylor County Courthouse
located at 108 North Jefferson Street,
Perry, Florida 32347-3252, at 11:00
a.m. EST on Tuesday, January 10,
2012, the following described
property set forth in the Final
Judgment of Foreclosure:
LOT 132 OF SUGAR HILL ESTATES, A
MAP OR PLAT OF SAID SUGAR HILL
ESTATES BEING RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 1, PAGE 161 OF THE 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 Lls Pendens must file a
claim within (60) days after the sale.
Dated this 13 day of December 2011
ANNIE MAE MURPHY
Clerk of the Court
By: Marti Lee DC
Deputy Clerk


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New exhibit spotlights


100 years of Girl Scouts


in the Sunshine State


The Girl Scout Council of
the Florida Panhandle (GSCFP)
and the Florida Historic Capitol
Museum announce the opening
of Girl Scouting in the Sunshine
State: Celebrating 100 Years on
Thursday, Jan. 12, at 6 p.m.
The exhibit, which runs
through Aug. 5, celebrates the
100th anniversary of Girl Scouts
in Florida and demonstrates the
important relationship between
Girl Scouts and Florida's state
and local governments through:
The support of Girl Scout
programs by state and local
governments
The influence of Girl
Scouting on future political
leaders
The positive contributions
of Girl Scouts to their local
communities
The use of state and local
government facilities by Girl
Scouts.
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The exhibit features historic
Girl Scout uniforms, handbooks,
badges, photographs, newspaper
articles and camping gear from
all across the state of Florida
representing the seven regional
Girl Scout Councils.
The exhibit was co-produced
by a team of Girl Scouts with
15 members along with a
committee of adult Girl Scout
volunteers and leaders.
Founded on March 12, 1912,
by Juliette Gordon Low in
Savannah, Ga., Girl Scouting
has grown from the original
18 members to more than 3.2
million girls and adults, and 50
million men and women alumni.
During the past 100 years,
girls have learned skills
relevant for their time,
organizers said.
"During World Wars I and
II Girl Scouts did their part
by helping to selling defense


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bonds, by growing victory
gardens, and by collecting scrap
iron. Today girls are staying
relevant to our time by earning
badges on topics such as: public
policy, website designer, public
speaker and philanthropist.
Girls remain true to the Girl
Scout promise and law which
still encourages community
service, using resources wisely,
and being a sister to every Girl
Scout."
"Girl Scouting has a rich
cultural history," said Raslean
M. Allen, CEO of GSCFP. "This
exhibit gives our community the
chance to look back at the last
100 years and see the impact
Girl Scouting has made in our
communities, across the state of
Florida, and across the nation."
The National Organization,
Girl Scouts of the USA, is
celebrating 100 years of Girl
Scouting with the "Year of the
Girl."
The Girl Scouts of the Florida
Panhandle Council invite girls
from kindergarten to 12th grade
"to join the adventure and
empower themselves through
courage, confidence and
character to make the world a
better place."
Currently, the council serves
6,024 girls and 1,980 volunteers
across 19 counties of the Florida
Panhandle. To volunteer or join
Girl Scouts, contact the local
council office at 1-888-271-
8778 or visit www.gscfp.org.
Girl Scouts of the Florida
Panhandle, Inc. is a United Way
Agency.


At Camp Swift

Hafer was battalion commander


HAFER
Continued from page 1
Upon redeployment following
his service in Iraq, Hafer was
selected to be the battalion
commander for 1st Battalion,


136th Combined Arms Training
Regiment at Camp Swift.
In 2009. he was chosen for a
second batalion command of
2nd Battalion, 136th Regiment
responsible for Officer
Candidate School, Warrant


Officer School and ITCB
Instructor Training Certification
Branch.
Hafer is married to the former
Michelle Yeomans and has two
children, Barry Jr. and Brittany,
and one grandson, Victor Aiden.


Back to Basics
A local group invites residents to join them in getting "Back to Basics." With a
focus on old-fashioned farming, cooking and craft techniques, the group spotlights
horse-drawn plowing during regular gatherings. The next event is planned for this
Saturday, Jan. 7, at the Gary Gamble Farm located on Beach Road (2210 Ellison
Gamble Road), starting at 8 a.m. and continuing throughout the day. All interested
persons are invited to attend.


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$429
30 oz. jar


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$319
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Robin Hood at NFCC
North Florida Community College will welcome the Dance Alive National Ballet
on Thursday, Jan. 26, as it brings the story of Robin Hood, the heroic outlaw of
English folklore, to life with an international roster of award winning dancers. The
performance will be held at 7 p.m. in Van H. Priest Auditorium on NFCC's Madison
campus. Tickets are on sale for $1 2 for adults, $6 for children (ages 1 2 and
under) and $6 for NFCC students. For more information, visit nfcc.edu, call (850)
973-1653 or email ArtistSeries@nfcc.edu.


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