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School board to
hold closed session
The District School Board of
Taylor County will hold a special
board meeting on Tuesday,
March 20, at 6:30 p.m.
The special meeting is being
held for a closed hearing session
and an executive session, both
of which are closed to the public.
The meeting will be held
at the Alton H. Wentworth
Administrative Complex, located
at 318 North Clark St. in Perry.
Financial Aid 101
Monday at TCHS
Taylor County High School
(TCHS) students and parents
are invited to attend a Financial
Aid 101 presentation by a
representative from the Florida
Department of Education Office
of Student Financial Assistance
Monday, March 19, at 6 p.m. in
Information about Florida's
Bright Future scholarship, other
scholarships and grant money
will be shared.
Senior students and
their parents are especially
encouraged to attend.
for library book sale
The Friends of the Taylor
County Public Library are now
accepting donations for the
planned April 14 book sale.
Donations of not just
books but also magazines,
records, tapes, videos, CDs,
DVDs, puzzles, etc., will be
appreciated, organizers said.
Donations may be delivered
to the library, located-at 403 N.
board offering chance
The Steinhatchee Community
Projects Board, Inc., is holding
a drawing for a Model 1897
Winchester 12-gauge full
The gun has an exterior
hammer and is in working
condition. Based on the serial
number, it was manufactured in
approximately 1917. The gun is
on display at The Tackle Outlet.
Tickets are $5 and the winner
will be announced Saturday,
April 21, during the Steinhatchee
Community Fishing Tournament.
The gun will be presented to the
winner after he or she has paid
$25 and passed a background
Tickets are available at The
Tackle Outlet, River Haven
Marina or from Stan Ridgeway
Relay team tetm
Relay For Life teams are
reminded of the team meeting
planned this Thursday, March
15, at Evangel Christian
Fellowship, starting at 6 p.m.
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Living ....................... A-3
Community .............. B-1
Mayor will not
seek third term
on city council
Mayor Emily Ketring has announced that she will not be seeking
re-election to her City Council, Dist. 3, seat.
"When I ran in 2004, I stated that I would serve no more than
two consecutive terms; therefore, I am not seeking re-election.
Honestly, I do not ever want to become complacent. It has indeed
been my honor and privilege to serve the citizens of Perry and I
hope to serve again sometime in the future'" she said Tuesday.
"There have been many accomplishments over the last eight
years, but I do not dare take credit as an individual. The city is in
good financial health and it allows the taxpayers to enjoy a low
tax rate that is very important in difficult financial times," Ketring
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Phase I of Granger
sewer project lines
Engineers have certified Phase I of the Granger Subdivision
sewer project, which means that "we are ready to begin hooking
houses up," City Manager Bob Brown said Tuesday.
City engineers put their final stamp of approval on nearly one-
third of the construction Friday. encompassing all of Robin and
Carter streets as well as parts of Bacon. Quail and Granger streets.
"There are a total of three phases in the project. We are close on
the other two," Brown said.
The city is still in talks with the bond company backing the project,
Auto-Owners Insurance, to address the project's completion.
The city fired original contractor Ben Withers, Inc.. in August
2011: however, Auto-Owners reached an agreement with the
contractor to return to work on the project at uhs own expense.
Work resumed m November 2011 and was to be completed within
90 days. But the contractor filed for bankruptcy in early February,
bringing work to a halt once again.
"The bond company has a hearing Thursday before a bankruptcy
judge seeking to have the automatic stay (related to the work) set
aside so that they can hire contractors to get back to work on the
project," Brown said.
"We have entered the penalty phase of the contract, which calls
for the bond company to pay the city $90,000 plus accrued fees of
$1,000 per day."
County faces paying steep Medicaid bills
Despite pleas from counties
across the state, the Florida
Legislature on Friday approved
a measure requiring local
governments to pay three years'
worth of contested bills, a move
w which is projected to cost Taylor
County hundreds of thousands
The bill will now go to
Florida Gov. Rick Scott for his
According to current Florida
law, counties are responsible for
35 percent of bills for extended
hospital stays (days 11 to 45)
accrued by Medicaid patients
who are residents of their
county, regardless of where in
the state they receive treatment.
"The bill focuses on the
flawed Medicaid billing system
overseen by the Agency for
Health Care Administration,"
the Florida Association of
Counties (FAC) said in a
statement following the bill's
"The bill strips counties of
half-cent sales tax revenue to
cover 85 percent of their past
disputed bills or 100 percent
of their past disputed bills with
hope for an appeal through the
Division of Administrative
Hearings. All future Medicaid
billings will be taken from
county revenue sharing with no
ability for counties to review the
bills to ensure accuracy prior to
"While the system is mired
Bill would give counties
relief from septic tank
Florida lawmakers have
passed legislation which
eliminates a 2010 requirement
that almost all septic tanks in
the state be inspected every five
The bill will now go to
Gov. Rick Scott for his
The 2010 septic tank law
drew complaints locally over its
potential cost to homeowners
and the Taylor County
Commission passed a resolution
in November 2010 asking the
Legislature to repeal it.
According to officials
with the Taylor County
Health Department, there are
approximately 12,000 septic
tank permits in the county,
which would have resulted in
some 2,400 inspections per
Attempts to repeal the
legislation last year failed,
but language was added to
delay the implementation of
the inspection program so
several lawmakers tried again
this past session, which ended
Sen. Charles Dean, whose
district includes Taylor County,
sponsored Senate Bill 820,
which would have repealed
the statewide inspection
program and replaced it with
an optional, standard septic
system inspection program for
all counties and municipalities
to be administered by county
Although SB 820 passed
four committees, its progress
in the Senate stalled and
was not scheduled for a floor
Its language, however, was
added in full as an amendment
to a bill reorganizing the Florida
Department of Health, which
passed 31-9 in the Senate and
86-29 in the House.
Under the new language,
instead of the statewide
program, any county .which
contains a first-magnitude
spring (one which has a median
water discharge of greater
than or equal to 100 cubic
feet per second) would be
required to implement its own
inspection program pursuant
to the standards set forth in the
Those counties could
opt out of the requirement,
however, with a supermajority
Any county which does
not contain a first-degree
spring would not be required
to implement an inspection
program but would have the
option to do so.
Taylor County does not
contain a first-magnitude
spring. Those counties which
do are: Walton, Washington,
Bay, Jackson, Wakulla, Leon,
Hamilton, Madison, Suwannee,
Lafayette, Levy, Marion and
For more information on
septic tank requirements,
residents may contact the
Taylor County Health
in bureaucratic red tape, the
principle FAC fought for
was simple: counties, just as
individuals and businesses, have
a fiduciary duty to review bills
for accuracy before taxpayer
dollars are spent."
FAC said it is appealing to
Gov. Scott to veto the bill.
The bill, which included
a number of other Medicaid
provisions, passed 73-36 in the
House and 23-17 in the Senate.
Rep. Leonard Bembry
and Sen. Charles Dean. w'hd
represent Taylor County in the
Legislature. both voted against
Last year, Taylor County
paid $236,000 to the state for
Medicaid, but that does not
include the amount the county,
did not pay because local
officials contested the bills
from the state, which topped
$250,000 over the past several
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Dyal to make bid
for second term
Paul Dyal has announced he
will be bidding for a second
term as Taylor County's
Superintendent of Schools.
"I would like to take the
opportunity to announce my
plans for re-election as our
superintendent of schools.
These past three-and-a-half
years have gone by fast, but we
have accomplished much. Our
number one priority to correct
the financial deficit, control
spending and to implement
a staffing plan has brought
our district back to financial
solvency," Dyal said.
"We have improved our
schools with instructional
programs, STEM career
academy, very successful
dropout prevention program
(ACE) and maintained our
strong adult/vocational career
"We have been very
transparent with all budgetary
decisions and policy changes
through numerous workshops
with our board during our
regularly scheduled board
meetings. These were to allow
for more discussion and time to
better understand the intricate
requirements for developing a
"We have received the
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United Way surpasses goal
The Taylor County United Way campaign has officially exceeded its 2012 fund-
raising goal of $250,000. Helping place the final slice on the campaign's Life-Saver
display at the county courthouse Friday morning were representatives from the third
grade class at Taylor County Elementary School. This grade raised the most money
in the school's recent penny drive to generate funds for United Way. Shown above
are: front row, (from I to r) Jenna Davis, Evette Boatwright and Ashley Weatherly;
back row, TCES Assistant Principal Sabrina Lytle, Tyler Washington, Cole English,
Tahlia Miller, Kaleah Richardson and TCES Dean Terra Simmons. Taylor County United
way representatives will be in Tallahassee Thursday for the United Way of the
.Big Bend campaign finale event, during which the county's final tally will be
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A-2 TacoTimes March 14,2012
Remember the people
who are here for you
To the citizens of Taylor
County, I ask for your attention
for just a few minutes to place
my true feelings before this
community, for that matter,
the entire county. I hope to be
brief so as not to bore or upset
My name is Mary Ann
Barnett; many of you know
me as a friend, past-school
mate etc...but most of you also
know me as a paramedic that
worked at Doctors' Memorial
Hospital Emergency Medical
I say "worked," because due
to pressing medical issues, I
had to resign a position that I
truly loved and was blessed to
do. I will miss it greatly and the
people that I worked with. They
were and still are my family.
Since I have left, I have
been troubled with some
peoples' remarks and opinions
concerning DMH-EMS. These
statements anger and hurt me
very much and that is why I
am writing this letter to you
in hopes of clearing some fog
around peoples' perceptions of
just what these people do.
First, you should be assured in
knowing that the people of this
county are protected by one of
the most talented and dedicated
groups of people in EMS. They
are very educated apd continue
to go to classes frequently "on
their own dime" just so they
can do the very best job for you.
The education that one has to
go through in order to perform
the skills that these EMTs and
paramedics do is long, intense
and very expensive.
The expense is not just
monetary, but a personal one
as well. These people are
away from their loved ones for
days at a time. It is very, very
difficult to have a solid family
foundation; it is only through
the love and support that they
receive at home that makes
them do this kind of work.
Some of these people drive
from very long distances just to
Most of you don't take any
time out of your busy lives
to think about these people.
There is very little appreciation
attached to this profession..
Yes, you see them eating in
restaurants, laughing and trying
to have a good time. What's
wrong with that? EMS people
are human also.
If you take time to think
about what they go through in
one day, not to mention just one
week, you might have different
thoughts on the matter.
Yes, there are times that you
will not be able to go to the
hospital of your choice, but it's
not the fault of DMH-EMS.
The state of Florida mandates
very stringent rules on the
transportation and treatment of
the sick and injured. All EMS
services have to abide these
rules, they have no choice. So,
it's nothing personal, the goal is
to get you to where you need to
go as soon as possible.
A vehicle is like any other
mechanical device, if it can
cause you a problem, it will.
That's why Marty Tompkins
worked so hard to get new EMS
vehicles, as well as Mr. Huth
and the grants personnel. All of
these wonderful people have a
job to do and they do it well,
So, before you think
unfriendly or bad thoughts
about DMH-EMS, remember
this. They are there ready to
help you through the worst day
of your life.
Please tell them "thank you,"
shake their hand or give a hug
when you see them, even if
you have never had to use
them. You may not want to be
there for them, but they are
always there for you, no matter
Mary Ann Barnett, RPM
HE JUST KEEPS GOING... AND GOING... AND GOING...
Letters to the Editor
Obama has created an 'ineptocracy'
system of government in America
How to save America.
We need to enforce our
immigration laws that are on
the books. We need to close the
borders. We need Congress to
obey its own laws and have all
their pay raises tied into military
raises. Not one congressman or
senator to be paid more than a
The language that is used
for official business should be
required to be English only.
Keep our culture as defined
by our Constitution and the
Bill of Rights. There should
be a mandatory drug screening
before anyone gets welfare. No
freebies, SSAN, Medicare or
welfare to any non-citizen.
We need to pay down the
national debt before spending
for any new ventures. Stop
sending free money (our tax
monies) to other countries.
America needs to put term
limits on congressmen and
senators. Each and every bill
should never have any riders or
You know America, we have
a problem in Washington, D.C.
and we are the only ones that
can solve that problem. There is
/,a virusthere that will continue
to make America sick if we, the
taxpayer and the voter, don't
supply the antidote (a substance
to counteract a poison). Totally
our choice: Do we go up-hill or
In a nut shell, Obama has
created. an ineptocracy system
of government. Ineptocracy
S(in-ep-toc'-ra-cy): a system of
government where the least
capable to lead are elected by the
least capable of producing; and,
March is National Social
Work Month which makes it an
appropriate time for us to salute
the valuable and important job
that social workers provide all
When life's challenges
become overwhelming, many
people turn to a social worker for
help. Here at Big Bend Hospice,
Good Samaritan thanked
To the kind and honest
person who found my wallet at
Walmart last week and turned
it in to customer service, words
can't begin to say how grateful
I:am to you.
All I can say is "what goes
around, comes around." May
you truly be blessed.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
123 S. Jefferson Street
P.O. Box 888
DONALD D. LINCOLN SUSAN H. LINCOLN
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Member Perry/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce.
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where the members of society
least likely to sustain themselves
or succeed, are rewarded with
.goods .and, services paid for.eui
by the confiscated wealtl '
of a diminishing number of
Just a simple question to you
America. Do you understand
what needs to happen i1
"Let his days be few, and le
another take his office." Psalm
God bless you all and God
bless America. il
I am, Ted Colson;
we have 15 social workers
who serve as family support
counselors, grief counselors and
Caring Tree counselors. They
work tirelessly with our patients
and families to help them cope
with the many emotional and
practical issues that accompany
a life-limiting illness.
These dedicated professionals
assist with everything from
resources to helping families
:,'solve' personal ,and financial.
problems, to working through
the emotional pain of dealing
with an impending death.
They recognize the family
dynamics that are part of any
life threatening disease and help
patients reach out to conclude
the important business of giving
and receiving love and asking
for and granting forgiveness.
Often it is the social worker
who will pause to recognize a
special occasion in a patient's
life and make sure that a birthday
is celebrated or a caregiver gets a
night out. Our wonderful social
workers are an important part
of our patient care team and our
Big Bend Hospice family.
The theme for the 2012
National Social Work Month is
"Social Work Matters." Time
and again I have witnessed
the powerful results of social
workers both in our organization
and in hospitals, nursing homes
and assisted living facilities in
recognizing and meeting the
needs of the people they serve.
On behalf of Big Bend ,"
Hospice we applaud social
workers for their caring hearts',;
and their important contributions
to our community.
RN, BSN, CHPN,.:
President and CEO
Ode to dogwodso
By SUSAN H. LINCOLN
In New York City, people smile at fertilizes them or checks them for
the first snowfall of the season and boring insects.
admire its ability to put a ocean, fresh Yet they thrive.
facade on a city which is often weary In many ways, they are among the
from all those tired, poor, huddled great equalizers in this world. They
masses it originally invited and must don't produce better for certain
now accommodate. economic classes, or for individuals
In Florida, we smile--much the same with horticulture degrees. Rich
way--when the dogwood trees bloom, people's dogwoods don't look better
noticing again how they brighten the than poor people's dogwoods. In
corners of landscaped yards .as well fact, poor people's dogwoods may
as highlight the unkept woodlands. look better.
I have forever been in love with That leads me to believe that
dogwood trees. Easter upon Easter, dogwoods are a little bit rebellious,
during my growing-up years, we took and thus, I smile. They are also a
family pictures around the trees little bit showy about being rebellious,
planted in my yard, amongst the but hey, they're drop-dead gorgeous.
azaleas and bridal wreath. We would You can get away with a lot if you're
travel to Callaway Gardens in Pine drop-dead gorgeous, or so I've
Mountain, Ga., to see their blooming heard.
show, or south to Mobile to.see what I spent about 12 years driving
Belligrath Gardens had to offer. my children around, showing them
I'm still up for that trip, but I've dogwoods and pointing out other
found that I appreciate--almost as natural wonders. I don't know if
much--a drive to nowhere, because they'll ever notice them on their own,
you'll find a dogwood there. or care.
.Having done my share of But I tried.
transplanting dogwoods or In a sense, I've been driving you
purchasing potted trees, I know for around with me, too, taking you to
a fact that the ones God planted do Callaway or Belligrath, pointing out
better than the others, the dogwoods deep in the pine forests
And I'm impressed, along Highway 98, or throughout
Dogwood trees get along well with the older parts of Pine Ridge
towering pine trees and sprawling subdivision.
oaks. They look nice whether they're You just can't see all things for
draped with pine straw or moss. other people, but I'm ever so grateful
Those that are tucked deep within that my father let me help him plant a
the woods cause me to look at vistas dogwood. I got my first glimpse then.
I disregard most of the year. He told me the legend of the tree, and
Some dogwoods grow tall and let me walk around with him as we
straight like people we wish to watched the apple, pear and plum
emulate, while others are short and trees come to life each spring.
stumpy like most of the people at my Because of his love for this earth and
kitchen table, what it can produce, I admire the first
Some resemble chandeliers dripping dogwood trees that bloom like New
with blooms. Others encircle a pine Yorkers welcome the first snowfall of
tree like a tutu on a ballerina, the season. Both transform a tired
Nobody on this earth necessarily and weary world, which is always in
waters God's dogwoods. Nobody need of rebirth.
Taylor County's 2012 Legislative Delegation
r-,-. Florida Go emnr Rick Scott
415 Tompkns St.
Capitol, 400 S. Monroe St.,
Tallahassee, FL 32399 850-4884441
For session schedules and
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A-3 Taco Times
March 14, 2012
In Fort Pierce
Hayes, Childs to wed May 26
Tabitha Christine Hayes of Hilton of Port St. Lucie, and
Port St. Lucie, daughter of Rita Scott Hayes of Stockton, Ill.,
Richard Scott Childs, Tabitha Christine Hayes
Vose speaks on coastal study
Garden Club to dedicate
in memory of member I
The next meeting of the Perry Garden Club
will be held Wednesday, March 21, with
hospitality from 9:30 until 10:00 a.m. followed
by the dedication of a camellia bush planted in
memory of garden club member, Iris Jackson.
v.irbtllamily, arnd~ ends of the Jackson family
are invited to attend the dedication.
The head hostess of hospitality for this month
is Judy Nowlin and her committee includes
Bbq for lunch
The 46th annual Grubbs
Family Reunion will be held
this Saturday, March 17, at
Veterans Park in Perry
featuring "Tater's award-
Chicken, ribs and brisket
will be prepared for all family
members and friends, who are
encouraged to bring a dish to
"If you don't care for
barbecue, feel free to bring
your favorite meat dish."
Lunch will.be served at 1
Annie Ree Tray
presented by Ma
Florida Sea Gra
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visitors and gue
Casafina ~ Gorham
Lenox ~ Mikasa Nora Fleming
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Downtown Perry 130 S. Jefferson
'B Mon.- Fri. 10 am 6 p
will marry Richard Scott
Childs of Port St. Lucie, in a
May ceremony in Fort Pierce.
The prospective groom is the
son of Richard and Peth Childs
of Port St. Lucie.
His grandparents include
Robert and Jean Childs of
Perry, and the late William
Minchin and the late Lucy
Minchin of Chipley.
A 2009 graduate of Fort
Pierce Central High School and
a 2011 graduate from Indian
River State College, the future
groom is currently attending
the University of Central
Florida, pursuing a degree in
The United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) met in Perry Monday at the Taylor County Historical Society.
Gathering for the meeting were (back row, left to right): Wanda Cash, Pat Cichon, Polly Brown and Betty Rose
Fountain. Shown seated are Mary Yarbrough, Chapter President Mary Frances Gramling and Sarah Pafford:
Plans were made for the upcoming Confederate Memorial Day which will be observed in Monticello on April 22.
The bride-elect is a 2009
graduate of Fort Pierce Central
She is the granddaughter of
Juanita Pieper of Port St. Lucie
and the late Charles Pieper, the
late Ed Hayes and the late
Carolyn Hayes of Stockton, IM.
The bride-elect is employed
at Ross in Orlando, and plans
to pursue a business degree in
the fall. a BE CH wl
Their wedding ceremony.
will take place on Saturday,
May 26, 2012, at 7 p.m. in the For Service
First Baptist Church of Fort Timberland Ford Service
Pierce. Service Hours:
Monday Friday 7:30 a.m to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Does your car need to be washed?
Car wash Saturday at Ace
SThe children's ministry of Northside Church of God is having a
car wash at Ace Hardware this Saturday, March 17, from 9 a.m.
until 1p.m. All the proceeds will assist with expenses for
attending youth camp this summer.
Come hear Bethune-Cookman Sunday!
Students from Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach
will present a concert in Perry on March 17 at 6 p.m.'at Mt. Olive
Missionary Baptist Church.
The concert is free and everyone is encouraged to attend as a
show of support for this university and its students.
SThe church is located at 1149 W. Hampton Springs Avenue.
Homecoming is Saturday
Steinhatchee Revival Center is continuing a series of weeknight
Homecoming revival services at 7 p.m. through March 16. The
Raymond Lester Youmans,
.80, a former resident of Perry,
died Thursday, March 8, 2012,
at Huntsville Hospital in
- He was born in Valdosta, Ga.
the son of Charlie Tom and
'Susie Aleph Ruis Youmans.
Mr. Youmans was a truck
driver for Dairymen, Inc., a
veteran of the U.S. Army and a
Survivors include: his 'wife
Martha Youmans of Athens,
Ala.; one son, Michael
(Angelia) Youmans of
Quitman, Ga.; three daughters,
Sylvia Weeks of Perry, Ga.,
Sharon Cain of Quitman and
Tracy (Tom) O'Neal of
Quitman; two sisters, Myrtice
Rikard of West Palm Beach and
Lorene Gilley of Loriada, Fla.;
five grandchildren; and eight
Funeral services were held
Tuesday, March 13, at 11 a.m.
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services lead up to the church's Homecoming service on Saturday,
March 17, at 11 a.m. Dinner will follow.
Moderator Robert Watson and Pastor Jesse High Jr. both invite
all for "good gospel singing and preaching. Come and bring a
Women's conference in progress
Trinity House of Praise is still making preparations for its first
women's conference, planned for March 16-18. For details, please
contact B.E. Hollis at 228-7135.
'Unity' celebrated Saturday
The Taylor County Brotherhood and Men's Ministry invites all
to the 12th "Unity-Within Unity In the Church." The program will
be held Saturday, March 17, at 3 p.m. in the Church of God of
Prophecy, 613 Hampton Springs Rd. Pastor Dorothy Knowles
invites everyone to attend.
at Rose City Church of God in
A graveside service followed
at 2:30 p.m. at Cherry Creek
Baptist Church Cemetery in
Lowndes County, Ga.
Family members received
friends the evening of Monday,
March 12, from 6 until 8 p.m. at
Maxwell-Miller Funeral Home
which was in charge of
Condolences may be
conveyed on line at
Alexander 'Duke' Demps
An appreciation program
will be held for Elder Maurice
Perkins on Sunday, March 18,
at 11 a.m. in Triumph the
Church and Kingdom of God
Everyone is invited.
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Lenten devotions continue through March 28
Through March 28, Lenten
devotions will be offered each
Wednesday at 12 noon at First
Presbyterian Church, 310
"These are wonderful
opportunities to better
appreciate the season of Lent
and the personal reflection it
deserves," said Larry Neal,
pastor of the church.
First Presbyterian cordially
invites members of the
community to participate in
these mid-week opportunities
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Alexander "Duke" Demps, a
native and 25-year resident of
Perry, will return to preach the
gospel on Sunday, March 18, at
Bethel of Mt. Sinai Holy
Church in Mayo.
One of 12 sons born to the
late John and Sarah Demps, he
is the pastor of St. Paul
Community Baptist Church in
Deland. "They will
accompany him with praise
and worship," said the Rev.
Chester Demps who invites,
everyone to attend the service.
Dinner will be served
Obituaries '" i'" .'
Ward places 2nd,
McGuire third at
Taylor County High
weightlifter Darick Ward
finished 2nd in the heavyweight
division with a 300 pound
bench press and a 265 pound
clean and jerk in a three-way
meet held in Madison Thursday.
Justin McGuire--a college-
bound Bulldog football
player--finished 3rd amongst
the heavyweights with a 270
pound bench and 265 pound
clean and jerk.
The Bulldogs dominated the
154 and 169 weight divisions.
Brion Scott won the 154
division with a 205 pound
bench and a 210 clean and
jerk. Calub Murphy won the
169 weight division with a 255
bench and 230 clean and jerk.
Percy Jacobs placed 2nd in 169
with a 205 pound bench and
225 clean and jerk.
Phillip Shiver placed fourth
in the 219 weight division.
Evan Grambling was 3rd in the
199 weight division with a 265
bench and 205 clean and jerk.
Derek Thompson may be
the most improved lifter as
he, placed 4th in the highly
competitive 199 division. He
smashed his old maximums
with a 235 bench and 215 clean
"I am so happy for our kids.
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The third annual Special
Olympics In-Shore Fishing
Tournament will be held
Saturday, March 17.
The tournament will begin
at safe light with weigh-in at 5'
p.m. at Keaton Beach Marina.
The entry fee is $30 per person
with children 12 and under free.
Prizes include largest legal
redfish, $500; second largest
redish, $250; redfish with most
spots, $150; largest trout, $500;
second largest trout, $250: and
kids' largest shiner, $50.
For more information, contact
Sgt. Lin Gray with the Perry
Police Department at 850-584-
track meet will
be March 27
The Little Bulldawg, Track
Meet will take place on
Tuesday, March 27 beginning at
5:30 p.m. on the Taylor County
High School track.
The event is for first through
fifth graders with a registration
cost of $10 per athlete.
Each participant will receive
a t-shirt. Ribbons will be
awarded to place winners in
each of several divisions based
on age and gender. For more
information, contact Coach
Jodie Price at 838-2525.
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They work hard and deserve i
any and all recognition they
receive. I again thank Asst.
Coach Jimmy Blair for the
extra work the kids get outside
of weightlifting classes at the
school. I am looking forward
to sub district," Taylor County W in by submission
Coach Beau Johnson said.
Taylor, Madison, Hamilton Logan Padgett (right) of Perry won his mixed marshall
County and Suwannee will get arts fight this weekend in Lake City in the first round by
together March 22 at TCHS for submission. He is shown above with his instructor John
the sub district finals. Reeder.
TCMS baseball team defeats
Wakulla 11-7, Fla.High 11
The Taylor County Middle
School baseball team won two
out of three games last week.
The Bulldogs defeated
Wakulla Middle School by
a score of 11-7 on Monday.
Offensively the Bulldogs were
led at the plate by Sean Patterson
(2-2), Noah Blanco (2-3) with
a triple and Caleb Wentworth
(2-3). Others who contributed
with hits included Ross Brenner
and Tanner Hammock.
The 'Dogs were led
defensively by the pitching
performances of Trevor
Hathcock, Tanner Hammock
and Wyatt Russell. All three
pitchers combined to hold
the visiting team to 7 runs on
no hits. Hathcock started the
game and faced 13 batters,
surrendering 4 runs, striking out
2 and walking 3 before giving
way to Hammock who faced
2 batters giving up 2 runs and
walking 2. Russell finished up
on the mound facing 12 batters,
4 and walking 3.
Immediately after the game
the two schools had arranged to
play an exhibition game to give
the younger players on both
squads an opportunity to get
Starting on the mound for the
Bulldogs was 6th grader Henry
Blue. Blue had an outstanding
outing facing 16 batters
surrendering 2 hits while
striking out 2 and walking 2.
Another 6th grader, Joshua
Mixon, saw his first action on
the mound as a Bulldog and also
turned in a great performance
facing 12 batters, giving up 3
hits and walking 3.
Thursday the Bulldogs
traveled to Wakulla County to
take on Riversprings Middle
School and were defeated by
a score of 10-0. Errors, walks
and poor hitting all contributed
to the loss.
Friday the Bulldogs returned
home and took their frustrations
of the previous day's loss out
on the Florida High Seminoles.
The Bulldogs combined great
pitching, defense and hitting to
rout the Seminoles 11 to 2.
Trevor Hathcock had his best
pitching outing of the year as
he dominated the Florida High
batters. Hathcock faced 24
batters surrendering 2 runs on
4 hits, while striking out 3 and
walking 5. Wyatt Russell came
on in relief and finished the
game surrendering no runs, no
hits and recording 3 strikeouts.
Offensively the local squad
was led at the plate by Hathcock
(3-4) with a double. Russell
ignited the fans with the year's
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first homerun as he hit a ball
deep in the gap and raced around
the bases in the 5th inning. Also
contributing offensively were
Caleb Wentworth, Henry Blue,
Grayson Hicks 'and Tanner
"The win over Florida High
was a great team effort. Trevor
and Wyatt pitched great and
our defense was outstanding.
Sean Pattersori did another
wonderful job behind the
plate, and Caleb Wentworth
turned in a solid performance
at first including making a
great play on an errant throw,"
TCMS Coach Jimmy MNincy
said. "Offensively everyone
seems to be contributing and
stepping up when we need it the
most. I was especially pleased
with how we came back from
Thursday's loss. This team has
a lot of fight."
Track team sets
at Rickards meet.
The Taylor County High boys
track team set several personal
bests at the Rickards track meet
last week in Tallahassee.
Personal bests were set by:
100 meters, Deshon Tuck 10th
of 36, 11.59 seconds; 200
meters, Tuck 6th of 43, 23.85
seconds; Alladin Andrews,
200 meters, 18th of 43, 25.67
seconds; 800 meters Dalton
Tyson, Ruben Araiza, Adrian
Huntley all ran for personal
1600 meters, Logan
Watford llth of 30, 5:20; 110
hurdles, Luke Kallschmidt 3rd
16.41seconds and 300 hurdles,
Kallschmidt 3rd 42.76 seconds.
Gary Davis set a school
record in the pole Vault with a
height of 10-6. .
Dominque Bell and Alex
Flowers both threw for personal
records of more than 90 feet in
the discus. w
The Taylor County girls team n
placed fifth out of a strong
field of quality teams. Manyrlz
of the athletes beat personal
Top finishers for the Lady
Bulldogs were Melanie
Jackson, third in the 100 meter H
hurdles, Bree Kimble, fourth
in the 100 meter hurdles and
Ashley Giacomucci, second-
in the triple jump and the high
The girls' next meet will-
be March 21 at Oak Hall in
The Steinhatchee Community
Projects Board will host its
11th annual Steinhatchee
Tournament on Saturday, April
21, in Steinhatchee.
Monetary prizes will be
awarded for 1st and 2nd place
grouper, redfish and trout. Also,
prizes will be awarded for the
largest sheepshead and the most
spots on redfish.
Weigh-in this year will be at
the Steinhatchee Community
Center only. Tickets and more
information are available
from: Keaton Beach Marina,
(850-578-2897); River Haven
Marina, (352-498-0709); Sea
Hag Marina, (352-498-3008);
The Tackle Outlet in Jena, (352-'
498-5424); Casey's Cove, (352- J
498-1061); or Jean Ridgeway.
Local merchants and
organizations have contributed8
raffle prizes and drawings will
begin around 5 p.m. after
the weigh-in. This fishing
tournament is The Projects
Board's main money raising
event. The money helps fund
scholarships for seniors in both
Taylor and Dixie High Schools
and provides maintenance
money for the Steinhatchee
Community Center and other
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'Get out of pound
free' card approved
S Local pet owners who have proper identification on their animals
will now be eligible for a one-time "get out of the pound" free card
should their pet be picked up by Taylor County Animal Control.
Taylor County Commissioners unanimously approved a change,
under which the impound fee will be waived for animals with
Accepted identification includes having the animal's name and
contact information on its collar, rabies tag or microchip. The
impound fee will be waived as long as the pet is picked up by the
end of business on the next day after it was impounded by animal
According to county policy, the first-time impound fee is $30 on
the first day and $5 each day after for up to five days, after which
the fee increases to $10.
While the first time will be waived for animals with proper
identification, should the same animal be impounded a second time,
the owner will be charged for a second offense, which includes a
$60 initial fee. The third time includes a $90 initial fee.
The Taylor County Animal Control shelter is located at 302 W.
Maurice Linton Rd. and can be contacted by calling 838-3525.
'A deeply edifying experience'
Continued from page 1
She then highlighted the
she said the city council,
with the help of city staff, has
accomplished in the past eight
*Expenditures reduced from
to $11,116,490 this year, a
32 percent reduction;
Number of city employees
reduced by nearly one-third
Tax millage rate lower than
10 years ago;
Highway 19 ordinance that
initiated clean-up efforts on
highway front property;
City and county have
merged animal control, building
inspections, recreation, 911
dispatch and mosquito control
operations to further reduce
costs to taxpayers;
Initiated two charter
amendments that were approved
by over 75 percent of voters to
hold city elections at same cycle
as presidential and governor to
save taxpayers money;
Sought and received 100
percent grant funding of
Greenline to Buckeye to recycle
treated wastewater which will
help retain jobs locally and save
the taxpayers millions of dollars
in the next 20 years;
Used CRA funds and
inmate labor to purchase and
restore the Historic Depot. The
Old Depot is a beautiful
gateway to downtown Perry and
is now used as a small business
Continued from page 1
Race to the Top grant through
the federal Department of
Education and the state
Department of Education for
the implementation of the
Common Core Standards,
new teacher evaluation
instrument, new administrative
evaluation instrument and the
implementation of performance
pay. This is a four-year process
that we have committed to for
our district. This commitment
will require much time and
expertise for these changes. I
would like to lead our district
as we move toward completing
these initiatives. As always,
our goal will be to continue to
provide our students with the
best opportunity for them to
enter college or the work force,"
Continued from page 1
According to estimates, the
county's bill next year will
increase from $236,000 to
$382,000. Additionally, the
county would be expected to
pay its unpaid bills from the
previous three to five years
(depending on the version of
the bill approved), amounting to
an estimated $75,000 annually
withheld from its revenue
Perry has received the CAFR
award every year for more
than 20 years. Less than seven
percent of cities, achieve this
award of financial excellence
for more than 20 years.
Initiated incentives to create/
grow jobs, and for people to buy
homes and move to Perry.
"I have enjoyed serving with
my fellow council members and
they have taught me a great deal.
It has been my pleasure to serve
with the city employees because
they provide a high level of
service to our citizens. I want to
thank the public for allowing me
to represent the city; it has been
a deeply edifying experience,"
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being a 4-H camp counselor
for Taylor County 4-H Camp
Those who are interested
and meet the following
requirements, are asked
to contact the 4-H office
for an application. All
counselor applications and
interviews must be turned
in and scheduled by April
In order to be a counselor
at Camp Cherry Lake, you
Be at least 15 years
must be at least 13 years
Have attended Camp
Cherry Lake at least one
year as a camper prior to this
*Apply and be interviewed
by Lori Wiggins.
Be willing and able to
attend all training sessions
leading up to and including
4-H Camp Cherry Lake on
Have a great attitude
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Winning "Freestyle" parade entry Plum Crazy
Buckeye presented a $50,000 check to the Taylor County Board of County Commissioners at the Fiddler
Crab Festival. The funds represent half of $100,000 pledged by the company toward improvements at the new
Steinhatchee boat ramp. Buckeye representative Michele Curtis, left, is shown presenting the check to (I to
r) Commissioner Lonnie Houck, who represents District 5 (which includes Steinhatchee), commissioners Mark
Wiggins, Malcolm Page and Pam Feagle. Joining them is Representative Leonard Bembry, who also served as grand
marshal for the Fiddler Crab Festival Parade.
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This year's Fiddler Crab Festival featured a Poker
Run Sunday, Feb. 19, with proceeds benefitting the
Steinhatchee Stingray, Club (B&G Club). High hand
winner Mark Perry and low hand winner Vann Jester
both donated their .winnings back to the Boys &
Girls Club fund-raiser. Total proceeds amounted tol
more than $920. Shown are Jodi Shipman of the B&Gi
Stingray Club and Poker Run Chair Liana Chapman.,
Shown left to right are winners and volunteers with the Swamp Water Cook-Off: Shelley McDarius, third place
stew; Cook-Off co-chairs Johnny Dunning and Neil Aikenhead; Don Bo, second place chili; Melissa Moody, second
place soup; Leianne Carnes, first place soup and People's Choice Award; Cook-Off co-chairs Cindy Dunning and
Trish Aikenhead; Sandy Purvis, first place stew and best overall; Kevin Cook, first place chili; Bobbie Rideout, third
place chili and second place stew; and Jim Zurbrick, third place soup. Rideout, who manages the Steinhatchee
commodities program which helps feed needy families, said she would use her winnings to support that program.
Now that organizers have had time to recoup from the fourth
annual Fiddler Crab Festival in Steinhatchee, their efforts have
turned to recognizing the winners and participants who made the
event such a success.
Thousands filled the streets around Steinhatchee Community
Center Saturday, Feb. 18, for the annual event. Some 14 food
\endors and 100 craft booths offered a variety of wares from deep-
fried Oreos to custom outdoor furniture. There was also the Touch
Tank from Panacea. a rock wall, bungee jump, bounce house and
Featured here are highlights from the day. Not shown is Kaylee
Norwood, who won the Boot Art contest.
Winners in the Photo Contest were: Best of Show, Shelbi
Downing; first place, Nester White; second place, Judy Williams;
and third place, Nancy Chenet. In the student division, Kasie Klein
won both Best of Show and first place.
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Crab Race winner Haley
Roebuck with her trophy-
Lynette Senter opened
the festival by singing
"America the Beautiful."
Nicholas Anderson-Jenereaux, left, was presented;
the Best Volunteer Award. He is shown with volunteer,
coordinators Nancy Conrad and Susan Jones.
Big winners in the "Lots of Spots" fishing tournament were (I to r): Tournament
Chair Liana Chapman; Tyler Kite, junior angler with a 2.1 pound trout; Julie Burke,
lady angler with a two-spot redfish; Dan Ryan, third place with a two-spot fish; Renee
Field, second place with a seven-spot fish; Ed Jones, first place with an eight-spot
fish; and Danette Landry, largest trout (3.13 pounds).
The winning parade float was fashioned by the Steinhatchee River Chamber of
Commerce. It featured mascot Gwen (Anderson) the Crab, and pirates Paula and
Larry Fritcher. Anderson, of Maddie's Market in Steinhatchee, has volunteered as the
festival rfiascot for the past three years and said she "enjoys every minute of it."
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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.
Yard sale. Friday, March 16, and
Saturday, March 17, at 3600 S. Old
Dixie Hwy. from 9 a.m. until. Christmas
items, yarn, lots of stuff. No early birds!
Yard sale at Taylor Storage Center,
Wednesday Saturday. Cell phone
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clothing and antiques, 295-5543.
Blooming now: Bridal wreath, Suzanne
Loropetalum, Red Ruffle Azalea, Tea
Olive. We have fruit, daylilies,
Camellias, Super Sagos, Japanese
Magnolias, screening hedges,
Coonties and other native plants. Abe
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1 bedroom apartment for rent. Call
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.
This beautifully remodeled spacious
one level Spanish style 3 bedroom, 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 car
garage. $1,200 per month. Call (850)
Room for rent in 3 bedroom mobile
home, full usage. Cable, washer, dryer,
kitchen. Off North 19 just outside City
limits $110 per week. Call (850) 843-
02/08- 03/16, JP
FOR LEASE Immaculate 2/2, central
H/A, newly renovated w/neW kitchen &
bath cabinets, counter tops, sinks,
furnished or unfurnished, covered
porches, no water or garbage fees.
Must see, better than most. Limit of 2
non-smoking adults only, no pets. $600
monthly plus damage dep. 584-3681
3 bedroom, 2 bath with family room in
Glenridge area. House is on 1 acre of
land, has patio, and storage shelter.
Two miles to town and schools. For
more information call 584-4098.
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.
Westgate Rooms available for rent.
refrigerator, microwave, TV w/cable,
AC/Heater. Everything included. $165
weekly, $40 daily, $595-$635 per
RV sites $20 daily, $100 weekly, $350
monthly. Tax included. 1627 S. Byron
Butler Pkwy. 850-299-6554.
--Under New Management --
2- 3 BR apartments available.
Special 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
TDD 711, EHO.
Section 8 Affordable Multifamily
Rooms available at Skylark Motel
everything included from monthly $595
(required $45 deposit), $165 weekly or
$40 daily (tax included). 317 N. Byron
Butler Pkwy. 850-672-0973.
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."
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.
2000 Ford Ranger. 114,000 miles, no
mechanical problems, camouflage
color. $2000, call (850) 584- 7348 for
1994 Honda Civic
1995 Toyota 4 Runner
2002 Nissan Sentra
Call for details (850) 948-4869.
2001 Toyota Camry, white with sun roof,
good condition! Call 584-8053 ask for
Tommy or Sherri, or Tommy at 854-
2009 Pontiac G6
2009 4D Jeep Wrangler
Unlimited X 49,000 Miles!
2004 4x4 Nissan Frontier
Call Headturners Auto Inc.
Equipment Trailer, car or truck hauler
14' heavy duty all steel construction. 2
sets of ramps, double axle 2" bumper
pull $875. Call 850-843-0883
2004 Colorado, 2006 Silverado!
2004 Explorer, 2003 F150,
2000 Sonoma, 2002 Accord!
2004 Cherokee, '2004 Frontierl
2004 Quest, 2009 Wranglerl
Headturners Auto Inc.
Buckeye Community Federal Credit
Director of Marketing and Business
Development: Buckeye Community
Federal Credit Union, a $68 million
credit union located in Perry, Florida, is
seeking a dynamic marketing and
business development professional to
join its team.
The successful candidate will help this
well poised credit union expand its
quality financial services, and be
responsible for the overall marketing
and business development of the credit
union. This role will be responsible for
identifying new members,
implementing a marketing strategy,
maintaining relationships with current
members and expanding services, and
playing an active role in community and
civic organizations to further network
and develop relationships for the credit
Three years experience in sales,
marketing and significant presentation
and relationship building in the financial
services industry a must. A bachelor's
degree in marketing or
communications preferred; work
experience may be substituted.
To learn more about Buckeye
Community Federal Credit Union,
go to www.bcfcu.coop
Email your resume and salary
Advent Christian Village
Current JOBS Line Advertisement
call (386) ,658-5627 or visit
24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
Be your BEST, Among the BEST
FT Director Administrator for Home
Unrestricted Florida RN license
required plus experience in home care
agency administration, staffing
supervision, and Medicare/Medicaid
billing processes. Proficiency in federal,
state and local regulations for home
health agencies required. Competitive
benefits include health, dental, life,
disability, supplemental insurance,
403b retirement account; paid time off,
access to onsite daycare and fitness
facilities. Apply in person at: Personnel
office, Monday through Friday from
9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., or fax
resume/credentials to (386) 658-5160.
Taylor County Board of County
County Extension Agent 11-11 (full time) -
Salary will DOQ. Please apply for this
position only at the University of
Florida's website at http://jobs.ufl.edu.
Applications and job description can be
CAREER LAB at Perry Square (Save-
a-Lot and Goodwill parking lot) on
Tuesday, Wednesdays, or Thursdays
9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. or Workforce.
Positions are open until filled. Taylor
County Board of County
Commissioners is an EOE, VP, DT,
background check employer.
MOBltI HOMES FOR RENT AOBfIBLES |
Refuge House, Inc. Taylor County is
looking to fill the following position.
Rural SART Coordinator
The applicant provides advocacy and
confidential crisis counseling to
survivors of sexual violence. This
position will be split approximately
50/50 between SART and community
outreach, and victim services.
Develop and maintain cooperative
working relationships with health care,
law enforcement, social services
agencies, and other community groups
to provide coordinated services to
survivors of sexual violence.
Collaborate with SART members in the
identification and accomplishment of
short and long-term goals as defined in
the Rural SART Contract. Provides on-
call intervention counseling in a
hospital (rape crisis response) setting.
Provides individual advocacy and
supportive counseling to sexual assault
victims. Responsible for the
organization and facilitation of the
Sexual Assault Response Team
(SART) monthly meetings. High School
diploma and 1 year of social service or
professional experience preferred.
Knowledge and understanding of
sexual violence issues; knowledge and
understanding of the group process;
experience working with and building
community collaborations a plus, but
Please forward resume to Charlotte
Arons at firstname.lastname@example.org or
go to our website at
03/09 03/21, TCRH
.Part time retail merchandiser needed
SPerry. Service magazines weekly, work
on M/W/F, approximately 11 hours,
each week, pay 9.00 per hour.
Experience in retail or merchandising,
must be able to read a planogram.
Apply at https://www2.apply2jobs.
requisition ME1229 or call 770-943-
Domino's Pizza now hiring all positions.
Please apply at store.
Help wanted. Part-time sales person
with showroom work. Apply in person,
no phone calls. Badcock Hoiie
Furniture & More.
WANTED WE BUY
OLD TAYLOR COUNTY ITEMS
OLD SCHOOL SPORTS JE SEYTSTROPHIES
OLD JERKINS 04-00L fITMS/tROPHIES
TAYLCR COUNTY REUCS
OLD METAL TOYS
- ---L& SIL V E R -
See website at
OTR TRUCK DRIVER. Home 2-3 days
CHIEF SECRETARY CEO. Full time
position, experience a must.
Apply at FL Pine Straw 5850 SW CR
354, Mayo, FL. (386) 294-3411.
OLD PAPER MONEY
SILVER HALF DOLLARS
SILVER DOLLARS/ QUARTERS/ DIME
OLD SPORTS CARDS (PRE 1980)
OLD METAL SIGNS
VINTAGE COCA CORA fTEMS
OLD MoOY POTTERY
OLD ROSEV0ILE POTTERY
USED HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE
SOLD COSTUME JEWELRY
OLD ~ gBOTTLESr
Dries in 3-4 Hours ~ Tile Floors Pet Odors
TREE CAPITAL CLEANING
SRN's LPN's CNA's
All Shifts, Part-Time/ PRN Positions
Must Apply in Person, No Phone Inquiries Please
RECEPTIONIST / ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT NEEDED
FULL TIME POSITION AVAILABLE
We are looking for someone who can multi-task. Busy 5-line phone system,
excellent phone & customer service skills are necessary.
Computer / typing / basic math skills required.
Accounting skills a plus. Minimum of 5 years experience.
Compensation based on experience.
PAID VACATION. PAID SICK LEAVE. WE ARE A DRUG FREE
WORK PLACE AND AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
APPLY IN PERSON.
WARE OIL & SUPPLY CO., INC.
2715 S. BYRON BUTLER PARKWAY PERRY, FL 32348
Taylor County Board of County
Day Camp Counselor (Temporary
Seasonal Part Time) $8.04 $11.68/hr
DOQ. Applications and job description
can be obtained from
CAREER LAB at Perry Square (Save-
Sa-Lot and Goodwill parking lot) on
Tuesday, Wednesdays or Thursdays
9:00 A.M. 4:00 P.M.; or Workforce.
Positions are open until filled. Taylor
County Board of County
Commissioners is an EOE, VP, DT,
background check employer.
Carpet, Vinyl and Repairs. Will beat all
prices. Call 850-838-9050. If no answer
please a leave message.
Gopher It Lawn Service & Concrete.
Lawn maintenance and mowing, yard
racking, tree trimming. No job to small!
Free estimates, call (850) 578-3191 or
(850) 295-1463 Charles Small & Pete
John Hilton Shirts and More. Home
based business for shirts, decals, hats.
and more. Five miles from Winn-Dixie
on Puckett Road but worth the drive.
Call for more information and
appointments (850) 584-9847 or
jhshirtsandmore.Com or Facebook us.
ATTENTION EMPLOYERS. Looking for
part time or temporary office help? Are
you looking for a qualified person who
has strong organizational and
interpersonal skills with day-to-day
office experience? Call Office Girl (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-
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.
B-3 Taco Times March 14, 2012
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-
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND
FOR TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA.
IN RE: ESTATE OF
CASE NO. 12-58-CP
CHARLES E. COURTNEY,
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
CHARLES E. COURTNEY, deceased,
whose date of death was October
30, 2011, Is pending in the Circuit
Court for Taylor County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which Is P.O. Box 620, Perry, FL 32348.
The names and addresses of the
personal representative and the
personal representative's attorney
are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or
demands against decedent's estate
on whom a copy of this notice Is
required to be served must file their
claims with this court WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE
OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims or
demands against decedent's'estate
must file their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE
CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
The date of first publication of this
Notice to Creditors Is March 7, 2012.
KATHY C. WILDER
3485 Sullivan Rd.
Perry, FL 32348
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Angela M. Ball
Attorney at Law
615 N. Jefferson St.
Perry, FL 32347
FL BAR 0796557
FAX (850) 584-7907
Dates Published 3/7 & 3/14
Notice is hereby given to Christopher
Aaron Touchton. Unless payment Is
made on 1999 Dodge
will be auctioned on the 30th of
March at 9:00 A.M. at Larry's Towing.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: The
District Board of Trustees of North
Florida Community College will hold
Its regular monthly meeting Tuesday,
March 20, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. In the
NFCC Board Room, NFCC, 325 NW
Turner Davis Dr., Madison, FL. A copy
of the agenda may be obtained by
writing: NFCC, Office of the President,
325 NW Turner Davis Dr., Madison, FL
S32340. For disability-related
accommodations, contact the
NFCC Office of College
Advancement, 850-973-1653. NFCC
is an equal access/equal opportunity
Taylor Coastal Water and Sewer
District has four (4) openings on Its
governing Board of Commissioners
which meets on the fourth Tuesday of
each month at 5:30 p.m. Potential
commissioners must be a. registered
voter In Florida, own real property
within the boundaries of the District
and be willing to provide a financial
disclosure statement. This is a four-
year term from May 2012 to May
2016. Interested parties should submit
in written form a letter Indicating their
desire to serve. This letter must be
received by the District Office
located at 18820 Beach Road, Pefry,
FL 32348 no later than noon on
Wednesday March 28, 2012. All
applications will be surrendered to
the Taylor County Board of
Commissioners for appointment on
April 17, 2012. Further Information
may be obtained by calling (850)
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that G M
Mitchell Trustee the holder of the
following certificate has filed said
certificate for a tax deed to be Issued
thereon. The certificate number, year
of issuance, description of the
property, and the names In which the
property was assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number 989
Year of Issuance 2007
Description of Property:
Parcel Number R09965-578
The North 75 feet of Lots 9, 10 and 11,
of Block 80 of the Steinhatchee Sub-
Division as per plat on record In the
office of the Clerk of Circuit Court of
Taylor County, Florida. Recorded In
official records 491, page 128.
Name In which assessed Norman J.
Said property being In the County of
Taylor, State of Florida. Unless such
certificate shall be redeemed
according to law, the property
described shall be sold to the highest
bidder at the courthouse door on the
16th day of April, 2012 at 11:00
Dated this 12th day of March, 2012
Signature: Annie Mae Murphy
Clerk of Circuit Court
Taylor County, Florida
NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR
The Taylor County Board of County
Commissioners Is soliciting sealed
RFQ's for'a HEARING OFFICER FOR
CODE ENFORCEMENT CASES FOR
TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA.
Qualified flms or individuals desiring
to provide the required services must
submit their qualifications In a sealed
envelope or similar package marked
"sealed RFQ for hearing officer for
Code Enforcement Cases in Taylor
County" to Jack Brown, County
Administrator, 201 East Green Street,
Perry, Florida 32347, to arrive no later
than 12:00 P.M., local time, on March
20, 2012. All RFQ's MUST have the
applicants name and mailing
address clearly shown on the outside
of the envelope or package when
submitted. Once the RFQ's are
reviewed and applicants
announced at 6:10 P.M. Tuesday,
March 20, 2012, the. County
Commission will decide who to
Interview at their regular meeting, to
be held on Monday, April 2, 2012. The
retainer and hourly rate will be
Each applicant must be an Attorney
at Law, be a member In good
standing with the Florida Bar, have a
working knowledge of land use
problems and be able to make
decisions .of the enforcement of the
Taylor County Code of Ordinances,
have a working knowledge of Due
Process and be a person willing to
listen to both sides of an Issue and
give a well reasonable written
The County reserves the right, In its
sole and absolute discretion, to reject
any or all RFQ's, 'to cancel or
withdraw this solicitation at any time
and waive any Irregularities In the
RFQ process. The' County also
reserves the right to accept the RFQ
deemed to be In the County's best
Interest. No faxed RFQ's will be,
Additional Information may be
Danny Griner, .County Building
Don Love, Code Enforcement Officer
201 East Green Street
Perry, Florida 32347
(850) 838-3500 ext. 1
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS, Taylor County,
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY CIVIL
Case No. 62-2010-CA-000804
GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC
NAZAIRE KING, CAROL KING,
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOSEPH W.
TAYLOR, AND UNKNOWN
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice Is herby given, pursuant to
Final Judgment of Foreclosure for
Plaintiff entered In this cause on
March 6, 2012, In the Circuit Court of
Taylor County, Florida, I will sell the
property situated In Taylor County,
Florida described as: LOT 13, BLOCK
"E", PERRY PARK SUBDIVISION AS PER
MAP OR PLAT APPEARING OF
RECORD IN PLAT BOOK,1 PAGE 77, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF TAYLOR
COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly
known as: 903 N VETERANS DRIVE,
PERRY, FL 32347; Including the
building, appurtenances, and fixtures
located therein, at public sale, to the
highest and best bidder, for cash,
Sales are held at the front steps of the
Taylor County Courthouse, on April 5,
2012 at 11:00 a.m.
Any persons 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 wltln 60 days after the sale.
Dated this 7 day of March, 2012
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Marti Lee DC
The Healthy Start Coalition of
Jefferson, Madison, & Taylor Counties,
Inc. will hold their Quarterly Board
Meeting on March 26, 2012 at 5:00pm
at the Coalition Office located at
1336 SW Grand Street, Greenville,
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR TAYLOR
CASE N.: 62-2011-CA-000426
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
ALICIA M. BRUNO,et al,
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to
a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated March 07, 2012
and entered In Case No. 62-2011-CA-
000426 of the Circuit Court of the
THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for Taylor
County, Florida wherein BANK OF
AMERICA, N.A. Is the Plaintiff and
'ALICIA M. BRUNO; THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF ALICIA M. BRUNO N/K/A
ROBERT CARRINO; are the
defendants, The Clerk of the Court
will sell to the highest ard best bidder
for cash at 108 N. JEFFERSON STREET
ON THE FRONT STEPS OF THE TAYLOR
COUNTY COURTHOUSE AT 11:00 AM.
on' the 10th day of April, 2012, the
following described property as set
forth In said Final Judgment:
LOT 23 OF SEA OAKS SUBDIVISION, A
SUBDIVISION, AS PER THE PLAT
THEREOF, FILED AT PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE
153, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A LOT 23 SEA OAKS DRIVE, PERRY,
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 sixty (60) days after the
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this
Court on March 8, 2012.
Annle M Murphy
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Marti Lee DC
If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodations In
order to participate in this
proceeding, you are entitled, at no
cost to you, to the provision of certain
assistance. Please contact: Ms. Yanel
P.O. Box 1569
173 N.E. Hernando St., Room 408
Lake City, FL 32056-1569
The first student to answer the
following questions correctly
and submit this page (with the
correct answers)will be awarded a
doughnut from Johnson's Bakery.
i&.%.%. I U., .L 1 r AC%-.. L rLr.u I4.Lei
1. Mayor Emily Ketring will seek a third term in office.
True or false.
2. The last slice of the Lifesaver Meter for United Way
was completed by whom? (Name two).
rleasel i.e tirs Lt. reluri l III
S Pmorl roo,' n lizo on,.. on 3noH i ot. W Vmi'i'a 'A nt noiiwni ii bSiupnio' !;;,3 .- :!',ia t-.;
to Perry Newspapers, Inc., 123 3. Who had the trophy-winning crab at Steinhatchee's
jefferson Street. (The newspaper
office is open 8-5, Monday through
Thursday; and 8-3 on Friday.)
Fiddler Crab Festival?
4. Who from Taylor County High School placed fourth
at the high jump and triple jump during last week's track
meet at Rickards?
5. On Editorial page, what did the Good Samaritan do?
6. By law, some meetings must be announced in the
Legal section of the newspaper. When is Healthy Start's
7. Who is spotlighted in this week's editorial cartoon?
8. How much money did Buckeye pledge to the new
Steinhatchee Boat Ramp?
9. How much did DarrickWard bench press during last
week's weightlifting match against Madison?
10. When was the Taco Times founded?
Congratulations to fourth-grader Katie Ricketson
who, for the second time, won last week's doughnut.
Perry Newspapers, Inc. is pleased to provide
newspapers to Taylor County Schools at no cost.
B-4 Taco Times March 14, 2012
At the Booking Desk
Editor's Note: It is the policy of
this newspaper to run the names of
all those arrested and booked at the
Taylor County Jail. All those listed
below have been charged with a
crime, but are considered Innocent
until proven guilty
Felix Proctor, 26, 217 S. Blair
Ave., possession of cocaine within
1,000 feet of church, possession
of less than 20 grams cannabis,
possession of drug paraphernalia,
Det. Norris, PPD.
Tomesha Clark, 25, 218 Folsom
Street, VOP (resisting without
violence), Deputy Shaw, TCSO.
James Corey Hamilton, 35,
Steinhatchee, no motor vehicle
registration, Deputy Hershberger,
Jeremy R. McGrew, 20, 1216
N. Jefferson Street, battery, Ptl.
Micah Todd Archer, 29, 11969
Spring Warrior Road, disorderly
intoxication, Deputy Tompkins,
Sean Lamont Watkins, 40, 14
Buffalo Place, warrant/no valid
driver's license, Ptl. Hernandez,
Sondra Lee Matthews, 46, 5937
Beach Road, VOP (petit theft,
resisting a merchant), Deputy
Dominique Bryant, 21, 208
Susan Street, VOP (battery,
possession of less than 20 grams
cannabis), Ptl. Griffin, PPD.
Chad Baron Mitchell, 21,
Madison, DUI (first), DWLS/R,
Trooper Swindle, FHR
Wesley Joseph Cutter, 42, 4478
Waldo Circle, DUI (first), DWLS/R,
Ptl. Murphy, PPD.
Savannah M. Simmons, 20,2265
Pisgah Road, grand theft, uttering
a forgery, Deputy McKenzie, TCSO.
Christopher Jason Shreve, 27,
248 Jenkins Road, battery, Deputy
Jimmy McGowan, 43, 216
Peacock Ave., VOP (battery),
Deputy Gunter, TCSO.
Royce Eugene Ratliff Jr., 49,
711 E. Bacon Street, manufacture
of cannabis, possession of drug
paraphernalia, Det. Anderson, PPD.
Glenda Faye Thomas, 51, 1565
Bernard Johnson Road; battery
Deputy Gulbrandsen, TCSO.
Randall Jay Thomas, 51, 1565
Bernard Johnson Road, battery,
Deputy Gulbradsen, TCSO.
Anthony Davis, 19, 900 E. Paige
Street, warrant/lewd/lascivious, Sgt.
Rosle Latrall Ridings, 36, 3870
Oak Lane, VOP warrant (shoplifting,
improper tag), Deputy Gunter,
Christopher Dixon, 30, 1860
Ellison Street, VOP warrant
(criminal mischief, DWLS), Officer
James Samuel Kinsey, 62, 2275
Kinsey Road, possession of more
than 20 grams cannabis with intent,
possession of drug paraphernalia,
Det. Norris, PPD.
Jenny Miller, 66, 128 Kathleen
Drive, VOP (arson, aggravated
stalking, violation of Injunction),
Officer Thomas, P&P.
Felix Proctor, 26, 217 S. Blair
Ave., sale of cocaine, possession of
cocaine, Dot. Norris, PPD.
Choice Watkins, 60po, 709
W. Church Street, possession
of cocaine, possession of drug
paraphernalia, Ptl. Curry, PPD.
Steven Ghent, 19, 1101 S.
Center Street, battery, resisting
officer without violence, disorderly
conduct, Trooper Smyrnios, FHP.
Qualin Murphy, 19, 1409 S.
Parker Street, possession of less
than 20 grams cannabis, Sgt.
Amanda Louise Glenn, 32, 2645
Mixon Road, DWLS (habitual),
Trooper Smyrnios, FHP.
John A. Robinson, 55,
Tallahassee, disorderly conduct,
Ptl. Hernandez, PPD.
Frankie Lane Allen, 26, 17366
E. Royal Oak Drive, possession of
less than 20 grams cannabis, drug
paraphernalia, Det. Norris, PPD.
Lisa Sue Bishop, 38, 3291
James Smith Road, welfare fraud,
no officer given.
Dominique Bryant, 21, 208
Susan Street, burglary, grand theft,
Ptl. Murphy, PPD. "
Wesley Joseph Cutter, 42, 6751
Mauldin Shiver Road, VOP (DUI, no
registration), Ptl. Woods, TCSO.
Candis Jonique Gant, 24,911
West Willow, VOP warrant (grand
theft III, DWLS, giving false name
or D), Deputy Woods, TCSO.
Felix Proctor, 26, 217 S. Blair
e;, VORP Dot. Noirrs, RRD.-
Albert Charles Brooks; 24,
2735 W. Page Road, warrant/FTA
(resisting or obstructing without
violence), Deputy Woods, TCSO.
Justin Todd Soroka, 21, 5267
Puckett Road, warrantOP
(DWLS), FTA (DWLS, disorderly
conduct), Deputy Woods, TCSO.
John Warren McCranie, 38,
607 Dixie County Highway, DWLS
(habitual), no motor vehicle
registration, Trooper Chaffin, FHR
Jourdan Alexander Crebessa, 19,
118 TA. Miller Road, possession of
a controlled substance, Ptl. Curry,
James Michael Padgett, 33,
1408 S. Robin Street, battery, child
neglect, Sgt. Gray, PPD.
Stacy M. James 25, 1408 S.
Robin Street, battery, child neglect,
Sgt. Gray, PPD.
Cocquina Michelle Bradock, 38,
118 TA. Miller, VOP, Ptl. Curry, PPD.
Julius Bernard Thomas, 49, 123
Buffalo Drive, theft/felony, trespass,
Ptl. Hightower, PPD.
'Amber Louise Gober, 25, 500 S.
Warner Ave., J-2, DUI, Sgt. Gray,
Michael A. Wells, 22, 299 First
Street, battery/against pregnant
person, Ptl. Geyer, PPD.
Tyler L. Flowers, 20, 101 E.
Main Street, warrant/trespass into
occupied structure or conveyance,
trespass after warning, criminal
mischief, Deputy Cash, TCSO.
Chastity L Houston, 38, 111
West Glenn Street, VOP (grand
theft III), Deputy Gunter, TCSO.
Felix Proctor, 26, 217 S. Blair
Ave., VOP (possession of controlled
substance, possession of less than
20 grams cannabis, DWLS (3rd),
carrying concealed firearm), Det.
Christine Evelyn Morgan, 47,
Steinhatchee, battery, Deputy
Mitchell Wayne Robinson,
48, Tallahassee, acquire/obtain
controlled substance by fraud,
uttering forged instrument, Ptl.
Paul Eugene McNutt, 69, 3340
Johnson Stripling Road, shooting at
a building/dwelling, Deputy Burford,
Thomas R. Bohanan, 23,1205 N.
Cherry Street, aggravated battery,
Deputy Gulbrandsen, TCSO.
Ralph Howard Sattler, 37, 2785
Highway 19 .,, Lot 10, failure to
comply/registered sex offender,
Deputy Lee, TCSO.
Devante Jermaine Glover,
27, 702 W. Duval Street, sale of
cocaine, possession of cocaine,
Deputy Davis, TCSO.
Latara Tyson, 35, Tallahassee,
VOP (DUI manslaughter), no officer
Theodore Hurst, 49,317 N. Byron
Butler Parkway, VOP (attempted
sexual battery on child), Officer
Dustin Bain, 27, 101 Pine Tree
Road, revoke pre-trial release,
Deputy Shaw, TCSO.
Jason Paul Madison, 18, 2039
Malone Road, felony criminal
mischief, burglary of structure,
criminal mischief, Ptl. Hernandez,
Shawnon Robinson, 47,
Tallahassee, retail theft/felony, Ptl.
Charles Ragland 34, 5437 Smith
Road, revoked weekends, Judge
Valerie Maria Boyington, 46,
Steinhatchee, warrant/FTA (sale
of substance in lieu of controlled
substance), Deputy Gunter, TCSO.
Kayla Briana Layne, 22, 3291
Vera Line, VOP (attempt to
manufacture meth), warrant, FTA
(petit theft), Officer Drews, P&P.
John Lee Crocker Jr., 30, 1611
S. Givens Street, VOP (trespass),
Deputy Woods, TCSO.
Major Wayne Bellamy, 23,
Inverness, possession of controlled
substance, Officer Bembry, FWC.
Erica Michelle Rodriguez, 38,
Live Oak, VOP, Deputy Woods,
Jacob David Thornton, 19, Mayo,
false verification of ownership to
pawn broker, Deputy Woods, TCSO.
Nequon White, 21, 220 Susan
Street, battery, Ptl. Hernandez,
Jason Lee McNair, 28, 1611
S. Givens Street, possession of
more than 20 grams cannabis,
possession of cocaine, possession
of drug paraphernalia, Ptl. Curry,
'Tabitha Sadler, 31, 1003 E. Main
Street, possession of more than
20 grams cannabis, possession
,of cocaine, possession of drug
paraphernalia, Ptl. Curry, PPD.
Wendy Jean Council, 37, 1112
W. Main Street, false report to law
officer, Ptl. Griffin, PPD.
James J. Floyd, 39, Citra, VOP
(dealing in stolen property), Officer
Gerry Lynn Lyles, 30, 1345 Oak
Lane, VOP (burglary of dwelling,
cheating), Deputy Tompkins, TCSO
Corrine Maria Coxville, 7504 S,
Red Padgett Road, VOP (DWLS,
assault), Deputy McKenzie, TCSO.
Steven Butler Clark, 47, Powder
Springs, Ga., DUI (first), leaving
scene of accident, Trooper Swindle,
Donte Gilbert, 20, Jacksonville,
introduction of contraband into
state prison, Officer Livingston,
Shamika Flowers, 24, 201 Alice
Street, VOP (retail theft), Deputy
Lloyd Phelps, 58, 109 Susan
Street, VOP (warrant), Deputy
Robert L. Bodine III, 18, 1860
Ellison Gamble, #15, burglary,
Deputy Cash, TCSO.
Jason Lee McNair, 28, 1611S.
Givens Street, VOP (grand theft),
Ptl. Curry, PPD.
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,ShaGwnda Blair, 39, 1205 N.
Cherry Stroot, VOP (possession
of cocaine,. Deputy Hershberger,
Dennis Gene Stamer, 36,
worthless checks, Deputy Cash,
Scott Lynn Shaffer, 42, 20025
Keaton Beach Road, DWLS/
revoked, Deputy Cash, TCSO.
Ohio Tensley, 55, P.O. Box 198,
VOP (warrant), Ptl. Hightower,
Richard G. Davis, 24,
Tallahassee, FTA (DWLS/R,
resisting officer without violence),
Deputy Cash, TCSO.
Johnny Ray Mathis, 42,
801 E. Quail Street. VOP
(disorderly intoxication), Ptt
Rachel Blanton, 18, 2981 Glover
Carlton Road, VOP (aftermp to
manufacture controlled substance),
Deputy Burford, TCSO.
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