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I i 051st year,; No. t31
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Buckeye

announces

promotions
Buckeye Technologies
Inc. announced Thursday
that it will restructure its
executive management
team in support of its
previously announced
decisions to close or sell
several underperforming
or non-core assets and
in conjunction with the
departure of its chief
operating officer, which was
announced separately.
The company's board
of directors has approved
the following promotions
effective July 24: Steven G.
Dean, senior vice president'
and chief financial officer
has been promoted to
executive vice president,
chief financial officer.
Douglas L. Dowdell, senior
vice president, specialty
fibers has been promoted
to executive vice president,
specialty fibers. Terrence
M. Reed, vice president,
human resources has been
promoted to senior vice
president, human resources.
Dean joined Buckeye in
1999, and since that time
he has held positions of
increasing responsibility
in the area of finance
and accounting. He has
served as the company's
chief financial officer
since 2006. In connection
with his promotion, Dean
will assume increased
responsibilities in the area
of information technology.
Dowdell, formerly of
Perry, joined Buckeye
in 1988 and has played
,-* Please see page 2


President

Matula

resigns

Buckeye Technologies
Inc. reported last week
that president and chief
operating officer Kristopher
J. Matula had announced
his intent to resign from the
company effective Aug. 31,
to focus on other interests.
Matula stated that he will
resign from the company's
board of directors on Aug.
7.
John B. Crowe, chairman
and CEO, commented, "Kris
has made many significant
contributions to the
progress and development
of Buckeye in his 18 years
of dedicated service. He
'has been a key member
of the leadership teams
that moved the company
forward from the initial IPO
in 1995 to our current record
level performance. He
has been a top contributor
and has served Buckeye
,,,, Please see page 2


Weather

Wednesday 930

60% 74 ''

Thursday 920 ,

40% 74
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Index
Living ...................... A -4
Religion................... A-6
Sports..................... A-7
Community ............. A-8
Editorial .................. A-9
Classifieds............ A-10



61[ 12 :111 I


City poised to take


lead in downtown



revitalization effort


The Perry City Council
has unanimously adopted a
citizen-driven revitalization
plan for Perry's historic
downtown and is poised
to launch a multi-phase
implementation of the
master design.
A final draft of the plan


was presented to council
members last week and
included suggestions
garnered from a public
hearing held earlier in the
month.
Establishing a park
behind the Taylor County
Courthouse (where a


parking lot is currently
located) and expanding
Spring Creek into a lake
are two of the major
components contained in
the designed. The plan also
calls for additional awnings
-,* Please see page 3


Thank you
Sheriff L.E. "Bummy" Williams presented a plaque of appreciation to
the Florida Department of Corrections K-9 team from Taylor Correctional
Institution in recognition of its on-going support of not only the Taylor
County Sheriff's Office (TCSO), "but all law enforcement." Williams said, "1
personally appreciate what the guys have done for us. They do a great job
and it's a great program." Team members also received individual certificates
of recognition. Shown are (1 to r) Sgt. Eric Sadler, Sgt. Christopher Brunson,
Sheriff Williams, Corrections Officer Cori Johnson, TCSO Captain Richard
Johnson, Sgt. Edward Crites, Corrections Officer Clay Wimberley, Assistant
Warden James Blackwood and Acting Major Jay Louk.


Good news for teachers:


you're hired for 2012-13!


With less than a month
before the start of classes,
the Taylor County School
Board completed its
primary teaching core when


it reappointed 35 annual
contract teachers for the
2012-13 school year.
The board voted 3-0
last week to reappoint the


positions, which include
nine at Perry Primary
School (PPS), three at
",* Please see page 5


COUNTDOWN


Russell stumping for

return to commission


Frank Russell (NPA) is
in the hunt for the Dist. 3
county commission seat.


Frank Russell


"I was born and raised
in Taylor County, and have
watched the many changes
to our county over the years,
particularly in Dist. 3 and
our coastal communities,"
Russell said.
"My father instilled a
strong work ethic in his
family, and I have owned
two successful businesses
through hard work. I have
a solid understanding
of setting priorities and
balancing a budget. I
previously served as a
county commissioner for
16 years and understand
the importance of working
,*-* Please see page 2


Smith making run for

District 5 county seat


Al "Snuffy" Smith (D) is
vying for the Dist. 5 seat on
the Taylor County Board of
Commissioners.
"I pledge a conservative,
common sense approach
to the spending of your tax
dollars," he said. "Get more
for your money from the
man with a plan."
Smith, who has been a
Perry resident for the past 47
years, is the area chairman
"*- Please see page 5


Al 'Snuffy' Smith


Steadman vying to

represent city Dist. 1


Perry-Foley native
Richard Dean Steadman is
seeking election to the Dist.
1 seat on the Perry City
Council.


Richard U. Steaaman


"Retirement offers more
leisure time to observe all
your surroundings and my
most important observation
has been that we, the people
of Dist. 1, have not had an
advocate to represent us.
Therefore, I am submitting
my candidacy for the Dist.
1 city council seat. I would
be honored if you cast your
vote for me. You can be
assured that I will not just
be there occupying a seat,
but will be an advocate for
you," Steadman said.
A graduate of Jerkins
High School. he worked as
**, Please see page 2


Countdown for students



School begins in three weeks

It's official. There are less than three weeks before Taylor
County schools open their doors on Monday, Aug. 20, for
the 2012-13 school year.
"I just want to remind parents that school is just around
the corner with teachers returning on Aug. 13 and students
on Aug. 20," Superintendent Paul Dyal said.
"I encourage them to stay abreast of the information we
will be providing as we get closer to the start of school."
For parents who have not yet completed their back to
school shopping, this weekend is Florida's sales tax holiday
running from Friday to Sunday, Aug. 3-5.
During the three-day holiday, sales of clothing, footwear
and certain accessories selling for $75 or less, along with
certain school supplies selling for $15 or less, will be
exempt from the state and local sales tax.
According to the Florida Department of Revenue,
clothing includes any article of wearing apparel, including
all footwear (except skis, swim fins, roller blades and
skates). It does not include watches. watchbands, jewelry,
umbrellas, handkerchiefs or sporting equipment.
As foi school supplies, they include means pens, pencils,
erasers, crayons, notebooks, notebook filler paper, legal
pads, binders, lunch boxes, construction paper, markers.
folders, poster board, composition books, poster paper,
scissors, cellophane tape, glue, paste, rulers, computer
disks, protractors, compasses and calculators.
The exemption does not apply, however, to sales
of clothing or school supplies within a theme park.
entertainment complex, public lodging establishment or
.s s. pa airport.
,,,* Please see page 2


Allgust I, 2012


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A-2 Taco Times August 1,2012



High school returns



to 7-class schedule


SCHOOL
Continued from page 1
A full list of the tax-
exempt items can be found
online by visiting the
Department of Revenue's
website at http://dor.
myflorida.com.
The Taylor County School
District recently announced
school orientations, which
will be held on the following
days and times:
Pre-K (Perry), Aug. 16,
10 a.m. to 12 noon;
Pre-K (Steinhatchee),
Aug. 17, 1-3 p.m.;
Head Start (Perry), Aug.
16, 1-3 p.m.;
S Head Start
(Steinhatchee), Aug. 17, 1-3
p.m.;
Perry Primary School,
Aug. 17, 8:30-11:30 a.m.;


Taylor County
Elementary School. Aug.
17. 1-3 p.m.:
Taylor County Middle
School. Aug. 17, 1-3 p.m.:
Steinhatchee School,
Aug. 17, 1-3 p.m.;
Taylor County High
School (ninth graders only),
Aug. 17, 1-3 p.m.
Taylor County High
School (TCHS) students can
pick up their class schedules
for the 2012-13 school year
during the following times:
Seniors, Aug. 14, 9 a.m.
to 12 noon in guidance;
Juniors, Aug. 15, 9 a.m.
to 12 noon in guidance;
Sophomores, Aug. 16, 9
a.m. to 12 noon in guidance;
Freshman, Aug. 17,
during orientation from 1-3
p.m. in home rooms (which
will be posted).


High school students will
be on a seven-class schedule
rather than six, which had
been the schedule for the
past several years.
Dyal said the change
back to seven classes
was in response to the
state's implementation of
end-of-course exams for
certain classes which must
be passed for students
to receive credit for the
course.
Students must earn 24
credits to graduate, with
students attending 24
courses under a six-class
schedule.
"We went to six classes
because of money savings,
but to give our kids the best
chance to be successful, we
need to go back to seven
periods," Dyal said.


Steadman was PPD officer Reed, Dowdell


STEADMAN
Continued from page 1
a Perry Police Department
patrolman from 1974 to
1980. He then accepted
a position with Procter'
& Gamble and then
Buckeye, where he
remained until his retirement
in 2004.


He attends Little Bethel
AME Church. Steadman
and his wife, Barbara, have
two children, Kara Crowell
and Victor Steadman.
They are also the
grandparents to Fallon,
Crystal, Richard, Connie
and Victor Jr., as well
as great grandparents to
Arianna and Farrah.


Career spanned 18 years

MATULA part of the Buckeye team
Continued from page 1 for the past 18 years. With
our business well positioned
with distinction. We wish for the future and a strong
Kris and his family the leadership team in place,
very best in their future the timing is right for me
endeavors." to retire from Buckeye and
Matula commented, "It focus 'on other personal
has been an honor to be interests."


are both former
Perry residents

PROMOTIONS
Continued from page 1
leadership roles in the
company's nonwovens
division and in the specialty
fibers division. He has led
the division since 2006
and will assume increased
operational responsibilities.
Reed, also a former Perry
resident, joined Buckeye
in 1995 and has held key
leadership positions in
manufacturing and human
resources. He has served
as vice president, human
resources since 2006 and
will assume increased
responsibilities in human
resource development.


Dist. 3 is Taylor's 'diamond district'


RUSSELL
Continued from page 1
closely with state and
federal elected officials and
agencies.
"Dist. 3 citizens pay the
most property taxes by far,
and currently do not receive
the benefits and services
they deserve. I pledge,
if I am elected, I will do
everything I can to make
Dist. 3 the number one
district in the county. Lately,
we hear a lot about economic
development in Taylor
County, but we hear very
little about job creation in
the south end of the county,
particularly in Steinhatchee.
Many families who reside


in Steinhatchee desperately
need solid employment
opportunities that are not
dependent on the coastline.
"I will be a full-time
commissioner and the
citizens of Dist. 3 will be
my priority," Russell said.
"Dist. 3 is the diamond


of Taylor County with a
coastline renowned for
outdoor recreation, fishing
and scalloping. Dist. 3 is
key, to tourism in the county.
I will always remember that
and fight for the citizens of
the diamond district. Dist. 3
will come first."


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A-3 Taco Times August 1,2012


The Perry City Council approved a proposal to build a 60' by 100' covered pavilion for the farmer's
market located on Jefferson Street. The structure will be similar to the one shown above, but will
not have side railings.



Pavilion for farmer's market


tops list for Phase


DOWNTOWN
Continued from page 1
around the courthouse
square, an expansion of
sidewalks connecting the
downtown area to local
schools and increasing
downtown parking by re-
establishing angle parking
in some areas.
As part of its initial launch
of the plan, the city will
begin work on a covered
pavilion for the current


farmer's market located on
South Jefferson Street.
The 60' by 100' structure
will be nearly three stories
high and "could be used
for many other community
events," City Manager Bob
Brown said.
"We also plan to begin
working on extending
sidewalks along Washington
Street to Veterans Drive.
Another area we are going to
begin working on is putting
in angle parking along Main


Street and Drew."
He noted that the city
goal is to have the farmer
market pavilion complete
by next spring.
"We have received
lot of positive feedback
from the county about tl
proposed courthouse par
but their concern is that w
have parking areas alreac
established to replace those
lost before they start tearir
up the current lot. So we a
beginning to work on th


of plan

as well. We will be working
's on all of these projects
r's simultaneously and feel we
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progress," Brown said.
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At the AAU Basketball Tournaments held July 27-29, the WILDCATS took First
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above are; front row, I to r, Eric Pigford. Lachadrick Pace, Hunter Bell, Charles
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A-4 Taco Times August 1, 2012


Sunday marked 1st

birthday for Murphy
Robert Christopher Murphy Jr., also known as R.J.,
celebrated his first birthday on Sunday, July 29.
He is the son of Robert and Megan (Touchton) Murphy.
Paternal grandparents include the late Rickey Lee (Dye)
Murphy and Theresa Britt. His paternal great
grandmother is Ruby Jane Britt.
Maternal grandparents are Patrick 'Pat' Touchton,
Kathie Touchton and Charlie Cannon. The one-year-old's
maternal great grandparents are Maurice Touchton, the late
Wanda Touchton, and Curtis and Esther Jackson. His
siblings, Michael and Mynilya, joined in the celebration.


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Elisa Webb and Caleb
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family members of their
wedding Saturday, Aug. 4,
at Evangel Christian
Fellowship. The ceremony
begins at 5 p.m.
A reception will follow at
the Perry Elks Lodge.
Bishop-Folsom
Lisa Bishop and Ronald
Folsom will exchange
wedding vows in a
ceremony at Goose Pasture


this Saturday, Aug. 4.
Friends and relatives of
the couple are invited to the


2 p.m. ceremony
A reception for the
newlyweds will follow.


"Extraordinary women who have
distinguished themselves as outstanding
members of their community." That's how
the Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandle
describe Women of Distinction who are
recognized each year by the organization.
"We expect nothing less this year as we
seek nominations for the 2012 Women of
Distinction. Furthermore, this year's
honorees will be part of an historic
occasion -- Girl Scouts' 100th anniversary
celebration," stated Raslean M. Allen,
chief executive officer. All nominees will
be honored during an Awards Gala on Nov.


1 at 7 p.m. in the Tallahassee-Leon County
Civic Center.
"We invite you to nominate
distinguished women from your
community," she added. Nominees must
live or work in Bay, Calhoun, Franklin,
Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson,
Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Liberty,
Madison, Taylor, Wakulla or Washington
counties. They should exemplify
extraordinary civic, professional and/or
philanthropic commitment. The deadline
for nominations is Sept. 14. Applications
are online at www.gscfp.org.


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City manager
at Rotary
City Manager Bob
Brown recently spoke
11 to the Perry Rotary Club
about the city's master
plan for downtown
a proposed pavilion on
Jefferson Street with
an adjacent playground
and splash pad. The
city is approaching
local civic organizations
to join the effort.

School district staff includes

240 non-instructional positions


TEACHERS
Continued from page 1
Taylor County Elementary
School (TCES), seven at
Taylor County Middle
School (TCMS), 14 at
Taylor County High School
(TCHS) and two Taylor
Technical Institute (TTI).
The annual contract
teachers joined 189
continuing contract
instructional personnel
reappointed in June.
Joining them will be
approximately 240 non-
instructional personnel,
including bus drivers and
aides, secretaries, food
service personnel, teacher
aides and custodians.
Those positions, which
were also reappointed this
summer, include 29 in the
food service department,
50 in transportation, 21
at the Child Development
Center, two in exceptional
student education, five in
the superintendent's office,
five in the finance office,
two in the management
information systems (MIS)
office, 19 at PPS, 18 at
TCES, 17 at TCMS, 19 at
TCHS, nine at Steinhatchee

Smith's past
roles include
president of
Perry Jaycees

SMITH
Continued from page 1
for Ducks Unlimited and
is a past president of the
Taylor County Gator Club.
He is also the former
exalted ruler of Perry Elks
Lodge, former president of
Perry Jaycees, former vice
president of Local 1196 and
has served on the Perry-
Taylor County Chamber
of Commerce Board of
Directors.


School, 14 at TTI and 30 at
Head Start.
As for site administrators,
every principal from last
school year was also
reappointed, with Pam
Padgett at PPS, Shelly
Strickland at TCES, Kiki
Puhl at TCMS, Sandy
Hendry at Steinhatchee
School and Jim Brannan at
TTI.
Although Michael
Thompson was reappointed


as principal for TCHS, he
is expected to transfer to
the district office in the
new position of director
of support services once a
replacement is found.
Superintendent of Schools
Paul Dyal said Tuesday the
search for a new principal at
the high school continues.
"We're still running down
leads, but there has been
no decision made," Dyal
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A NEW GENERATION
ELECTION OF LEADERSHIP

ACCOUNTANT
1, 2012


ROWELL


........ CANDIDATE FOR
TAYLOR COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR
oo co c o.


Early voting will take place in the Supervisor of
Elections Office on the 2nd floor of the county
courthouse and will begin on Saturday, August 4,
2012, and will continue through Saturday, August 11,
2012, for eight consecutive days. Early voting hours
will be as follows: 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p except Sunday. Sunday early voting hours will be 12
noon until 6 p.m. Any voter in the county may vote
early in lieu of going to their precinct on election day.
PHOTO AND SIGNATURE ID REQUIRED
Photo and signature identification is required by Flonda
Law. If the picture ID does not contain the signature of
the voter an additional identification.that provides the
voter's signature shall be required. A voter information
card is no longer accepted as a form of ID. Below
is a list of items you may choose from in order to
satisfy the picture and signature ID requirement. Any
combination of these documents may be presented to
fulfill the photo and signature requirements.
Florida Driver's License
Florida Identification card issued
by the State of Florida
US Passport
Debit or Credit Card
Military Identification
Student Identification
*Retirement Center Identification
Neighborhood Association Identification
Public Assistance Identification


Please let dedication, humble service and experience help you choose our next Tax
Collector. This is your choice! The Next Tax Collector shouldn't be chosen by politics
or an establishment, but by true election integrity you know you can count on. I, KYLE
ROWELL, not my wife or my immediate family members, have visited over 3,300
households. I have worked 40+ hours a week at my office on North Monroe Street
and also accomplished these visits. I will continue to work this hard until the polls close
and as your next Tax Collector. I humbly ask for your vote and support as early voting


starts on Saturday and leading up to
the election on Tuesday, August 14.
Please see the 2012 Election Edition in
Friday's Perry News-Herald.
Please feel free to contact me if you
have any questions.
Sincerely,



Kyle Rowell


Home 584.9497, Cell 371.2200, E:Mail: tavlortax(ajfairpoint.net, Web Site: hirekyle.us
This is a paid political advertisement approved by Kyle Rowell Democratic candidate for Taylor County Tax Collector.


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Westside hosts 42nd Homecoming, Little Bethel marks 44th year


Are you a charter member of
Westside?
Charter members, current members and friends in the
community are invited to attend Westside Baptist Church's
42nd Homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 5.
Morning services begin at 10:45 a.m. featuring the Gann
Family. Dinner on the grounds will follow.
Everyone in the community is invited; charter members
will be given special recognition. For more information,
please call 838-5041.

River Jordan sings here
"The pure Southern gospel music" of River Jordan will
be featured at Faith Baptist Church on Sunday, Aug. 5,
during the 10:30 a.m. worship hour. Lunch will follow and
everyone is invited.


The church is located at 1439 Highway 19 North.

44th anniversary is Sunday
Little Bethel A.M.E. Church and Pastor Vickie Mays
invite all to attend the 44th church anniversary this Sunday,
Aug. 5, at 4 p.m.
Trinity House of Praise and Elder B.E. Hollis will lead
services for this occasion.

A jubilee for SAM!
Perry First Church of God, located on U.S. 221 North,
presents its first annual jubilee for SAM (Senior Adult
Ministries) on Saturday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Gospel music groups will include the Cavaliers, One
Accord, Jeremiah 29 and Archies. Carnival games, ponies,
train rides, a bounce house, petting zoo and face painting


are promised. "Lots of good food" will include sausage
and hot dogs, funnel cakes, cotton candy, popcorn, boiled
peanuts, baked goods and cold drinks.
Community participation is expected from the Taylor
County Sheriffs Department, Perry Fire Department,
DMH Homecare and Forestry Division.
Organizers urge you to "bring your family--there's
something for everyone.

Gospel music, potluck supper planned
Lee Worship Center Church, located at 417 S.E.
Magnolia Dr. in Lee, will mark Allen McCormick's 70th
birthday celebration with a potluck supper Saturday, Aug.
4, at 6 p.m followed by a gospel concert at 7. Everyone is
invited and encouraged to bring a steel guitar or other
instrument, ready to sing and celebrate.
For more details, please call Brenda at 850-673-9490.


Are the storms of life raging? Do you wonder why the race is so hard?


By SARAH HALL
The Lord will make a
way. Like a ship that's
tossed and driven, battered
by an angry sea; when the


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and the fury falls on me; I
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Obituaries


Thomas Hayes
Donnelly
Thomas Hayes Donnelly,
84, died Sunday, July 29,
2012, following a brief
illness.
Born and raised in
Bowling Green, Ky., he was
the youngest of six children
of Arthur DeVries Donnelly
and Hermance Garde
Donnelly.
Survivors include: his
wife of 59 years, MaLou
Donnelly; and their six
children Marie A. (Johnny
Andrews) Donnelly,
Thomas S. (Barbara)
Donnelly, Catherine (Jon)
Sage, Teresa (John Culton)
Donnelly, Robert (Ginger)
Donnelly and Sarah (Kevin
Tracy) Donnelly; and five
grandchildren.
Mr. Donnelly served in
the U.S. Marine Corps and
graduated from Vanderbilt
University. He worked as
an operating manager for
the Buckeye Cellulose
division of Procter and
Gamble in Perry for 33
years.


Funeral Mass is
scheduled for Thursday,
Aug. 2, at 11 a.m. at the
Immaculate Conception
Catholic Church.
Family members will
receive friends from 9:30
until 10:30 a.m.

Harold Broward
Padgett
Harold Broward Padgett,
76, died Sunday, July 29.
2012 at his residence in
Perry. He was a life-long
resident of Perry and a
member of the Church of
Christ at Spring Warrior.
He was preceded in death
by his wife, Patsy Padgett;
and his parents, Broward
Padgett and Edna Brack.
Survivors include: two
sons, William S. Padgett of
Jacksonville; Dale Harrison
Padgett of Perry; three
grandchildren; and two
great- grandchildren.
Cremation services with
a memorial will be held at a
later date.
Beggs Funeral Home is
in charge of arrangements.


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.Lo'vnrp Service 11 am
Discipleship Training 6 pm
Worship Service 7 pm

Choir P!cr;'-i: 7 pm
Bible Study 7 pm


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will make a way somehow.
The Lord will make a way
somehow, when beneath the
cross I bow; He will take
away each sorrow, let Him
have your burdens no'.
When myv load hears
down so heavy, the weight is
shown luponi my brow,
There is sweet relief in
knowing, the Lord will
make a way sonehoi'w.

Prayer list
We continue to pray for

Eula Wardene "Dene"
Eastman Nichols

family announces the death of
Eula Wardene 'Dene' Eastman
Nichols. Mrs. Nichols, 76, passed
away on Sunday, July 29, 2012,
at Eden Springs -. It'iin,':,,
Center in C 1 :...- I.:
She was born in Foley,
but lived most of her life in
Tallahassee, and was a member
of the ',-[, ,:i Church.
She worked as an Executive
She had also served as secretary
to the Florida Constitution
Revision Commission of 1952
& 1956, and secretary to
the speaker of the House El
House of *:', .i .,.,-I ,,.-. Mrs.
Nichols owned her stenographic
business. However, her most
-1111 nj job was being a mother,
j .: :.i and great-
ir ..r'- i-or. She displayed
and friends. She was successful
in all she did and was admired by
everyone who was given the gift
of knowing her. Sr.- .. i: be loved
and missed by many., r. j io..,ujh
mourning a j v: loss, we know
that she has been given wings to
fly and will be forever watching
over the ones she loved.
Left to cherish her memories
are her daughter Rhonda
Chapman of Til.
her sister Louise Gray of
-s l-r.i.. 1, ,,".. granddaughter,
Summer Rainey and four great-
..i.. !:;lii-; Mariah Arroyo,
Alexis Rainey, Lilly Moore, and
Bella Rose Moore, and her
I-.:n,. friend Helen Harvey
A memorial service will be
held on Sunday, 1.i :1 ,. 5, 2012,
3 p.m. at Beggs Chapel in Perry
A reception .,,'I I1I- r i .i' '.
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for everyone.


the Rev. Joseph Francis,
Sweet Hope Church pastor,
and the Rev. Jimmy
Brookins, St. Stevens M.B.


Church pastor in
Monticello.
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Sports



TD Club seeking


supporters for


football season


The Taylor County
Touchdown Club Boosters
are now seeking TCHS
Bulldog football team
supporters for the 2012
football season, which
begins Aug. 24 with a
Kickoff Classic game on
the road against perennial
powerhouse Ocala-Trinity
Catholic.
If you would like to be
a Super Dog, advertise


your business or church
on a Dorsett Stadium field
sign or in the 2012 football
program, please call Aaron
Portwood (838-4834) or
Benjye Tuten (843-0000)
or send an email to aaron@
woodsnwater.net.
The deadline for having
your ad included in the 2012
program will be Aug. 10,
so you are urged to contact
Portwood or Tuten soon.


Friends of NRA set to

host banquet Aug. 17

Taylor County Friends for exclusive firearms, art,
of NRA invite supporters gear, home decor and NRA
of the Second Amendment collectibles.
to attend their inaugural Those who attend will
banquet on Friday, Aug. 17, have a chance to win the
at 6 p.m. at the Perry Elks 2012 NRA "Gun of the
Lodge. Year"--a Benelli Ultra Light
In addition to a steak or 12-gauge shotgun--as well
chicken dinner, all those as a Kimber Stainless Pro
who attend will have a Carry 11 .45ACP.
chance, to win door prizes Tickets are $40 per person
and bid on "unique NRA and can be purchased in
collector items" in a silent advance online at: www.
auction. friendsofnra.org/fl or at the
National Rifle Association door. Seating is limited.
(NRA) North Florida Field Businesses and individuals
Representative Howell E. can purchase sponsorship
"Trip" Lancaster III will also and "plus" packages and
speak. receive discounted dinner
"There is something for tickets, exclusive bonus
everyone at a Friends of gifts, free prize drawing
NRA banquet, which are all tickets and exclusive
about fun, food, firearms, "sponsor plus" entry tickets,
fundraising and fellowship," for a special drawing.
organizers said. For more information
The fund-raising event on sponsorship packages
on behalf of the NRA or to reserve a table,
Foundation starts with games contact Brandon Fletcher
to win firearms, a silent at (850) 838-6660 or email
auction, followed by dinner, brandontfletcher@gmail.
a live auction and drawings com.


A-7 TacoTimes August 1,2012


Date Opponent Site Time
8/24 Ocala Trinity Catholic Away 7:00
8/31 Dixie County Home 7:30
9/7 Wakulla Home 7:30
9/14 Fort White Away 7:30
9/21 Madison Away 7:30
9/28 Open Week
10/5 Walton Home 7:30
10/12 Jefferson County Home 7:30
10/19 East Gadsden Away 7:30
10/26 Suwannee Home 7:30
11/2 Marianna Away 7:30
11/9 Florida High Away 7:30

Chamber scramble Aug. 10


The 19th annual Perry-
Taylor County Chamber of
Commerce Golf Scramble
will be held Friday, Aug.
10, at the Perry Golf &


Country Club.
For more information or
to register a team, contact
the chamber of commerce
at 584-5536.


Masons to golf Saturday


The 8th and 9th Districts'
Masonic Association is
pleased to invite all golfers
to participate in their
inaugural golf tournament
to be held at Chiefland Golf


and Country Club on Aug.
4 beginning with a shotgun
start at 8 a.m.
To reserve a spot in the
event contact John Sirmon
at (850) 673-3361.


Through Aug. 10

Sign-up underway

for tackle football


Registration for the 2012
recreational tackle football
and cheerleading league
is now underway and will
continue until Aug. 10.
Registration forms are
available at the Taylor
County Sports Complex or at
Perry City Hall.
The fees are $50 per player
for tackle football and $42 for
each cheerleader. Youngsters
ages 10-13 as of Dec. 31 are
eligible to participate.
Games are slated to get
underway Sept. 3 and the
season will conclude the
week of Oct. 22. All games
will be played at the Taylor
County Sports Complex.
According to Recreation
Coordinator Bryant


Christman, qualified game
officials and chain crew
members are needed. For
more information, call at
584-3029.
"The purpose of our youth
athletic leagues is to provide
an enjoyable experience
for each youth participant,
while developing character,
skills, sportsmanship and
promoting goodwill among
all teams and individuals.
Although sports are
competitive by nature,
Taylor County Recreation's
intentions are to place less
emphasis on winning, while
promoting the building of
lifetime physical activity and
health for each participant,"
Christman said.


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JOIN US for Perry's First Upward
Flag Football/Cheerleading Session!
Registration Deadline: August 7
Cost is $56 per child before August 4,
affer August 4, cost will be $61 per child
Form & registration fee can be brought to Sharon
at Crosspoint ,ipl Fellowship or brought
to try-outs on August 4th (8:30 am-i 2 noon)
and A i. 'sl 7th (5:30-8 pm).
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Westbrook, a school principal.
Too many folks in Tallahassee don't care about our small counties...Jamey will set them straight.

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"I promise I'll be available in your community, setting up offices throughout the
district and meeting with you one-on-one. I understand the many issues facing us today
like job creation and government over-regulation, high gas prices, the condition of our
roads, energy, education, immigration and of course health-care as well as the high cost
of homeowners insurance and insurance in general. We have taxes, food prices, our
second amendment rights and of course water issues and environmental concerns. I
will work to see that a hunter is appointed to the Florida Wildlife Commission".


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Volunteer fire department support
Small counties like Taylor depend on volunteer fire departments for fire and other emergency
coverage in the outlying areas. With ongoing budget cuts and the increased cost of equipment,
these departments must prioritize their purchase needs and some items that would help with
fire prevention must be postponed or eliminated. "Buckeye, through their continued community
involvement, realizes these shortfalls and has made donations to each volunteer fire department to
allow them to purchase items that would normally be eliminated," said volunteer firefighter Donald
Bowden. Shown accepting the donation from Buckeye's Dan Simmons are members from all of Taylor
County's volunteer fire departments. Bowden said the support could not have come at a better time.
The Federal Communications Commission has made it mandatory that all paging transmitters go to
the new narrow band technology by the end of 2012. "This donation will go a long way to help with
the cost of these radio replacements," Bowden said.


Prom King Frank Barberine, lett, and Prom
Queen Willie Johnson were adorned "Hawaiian
style" with special leis and headdress.

Seniors enjoy'Tropical

Night in Paradise'prom

Taylor Senior Citizens Center held its third annual Senior
Prom July 19. Seniors were treated Hawaiian Luau style
to a "Tropical Night in Paradise" complete with tiki huts,
leis and a whole roasted pig (prepared and carved by
Goodman's BBQ) with all the trimmings.
Upon arrival, each guest was presented with a traditional
lei and had an individual keepsake photograph taken.
Mixed tropical fruit and punch were a prelude to the
"succulent roasted pig followed by fabulous desserts."
Approximately 90 seniors enjoyed the evening, and many
took home door prizes as well.


Orientation underway


The end of summer ushers
in the start of fall term at
North Florida Community
College (NFCC).
Each August an influx of
new and returning students
flood the campus and it's
up to NFCC's Campus Life
department to help prepare
the newcomers for their
NFCC experience.
One .way NFCC
welcomes new students is
with orientation sessions,
required for all new, dual
enrollment and transfer
students. Orientation is
structured specifically
to help familiarize new
students and their families
with the college campus and
its multitude of resources
and opportunities. It allows
new students to explore the
campus, get their official
student ID, and find out
about important campus


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(L to r) Jennifer Kelly
and Tiffany Nix, both
of Taylor County, at
orientation
resources before classes
begin.
Two orientation sessions
were held in July and two
sessions are planned for
August: Aug. 9, 5:30-8:30
p.m. and Aug. 20, 9 a.m.-12
p.m.
NFCC's Fall Term 2012
begins Aug. 22.


(L to r) Valerie Gamao and Skylar Schmidi are
preparing for the upcoming NFCC fall term.
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YOUR COURT

J;..ic -, mc'i! ret-ention. Know the facts.



The Florida Bar


releases guide


to judicial races


This year The Florida Bar
is helping to answer voters'
questions about judges,
judicial elections and merit
retention in several ways.
The Bar has available:
A newly published
voter guide in English and
Spanish.
A web page on merit
retention in English and
Spanish.
Online statements
provided by trial court
judicial candidates.
In September, merit
retention poll results
from members regarding
Supreme Court justices and
appellate level judges in
retention elections.
"The Guide for Florida
Voters: Questions and
Answers about Florida
Judges, Judicial Elections
and Merit Retention" has
answers to questions such
as:
What is the difference
between a county and circuit
court judge and an appellate
judge?
Why is it important to
vote in judicial elections and
merit retention elections?
What exactly is a judge's
job?
The guide also has a
separate section with
frequently asked questions
about merit retention plus
an overview of The Florida
Bar's The Vote's in Your
Court education program
to make information about
merit retention more
accessible to voters.
The six-page guide
was a joint project of The
Florida Bar's Constitutional
Judiciary Committee and
Judicial Administration
and Evaluation Committee
with input from the Bar's
Citizens Forum advisory
group.
An online version is
available for download;
copies may also be requested
by e-mailing votersguide@
flabar.org.
The Vote's in Your Court
web page includes a video


with the history of merit
selection and retention,
news programs and articles
and biographies of the
Supreme Court justices and
district Court of Appeal
judges who will be on the
Nov. 6 ballot.
Voters can learn more
about the circuit and county
court candidates who will
be on the Aug. 14 primary
ballot through The Florida
Bar Judicial Candidate
Voluntary Self-Disclosure
Statement program. Since
early July, statements from
91 candidates in 76 judicial
contests have been available
online at www.floridabar.
org/judicialcandidates.
In September, the Bar will
publish results of a merit
retention poll of its in-state
members regarding the 15
appellate judges and three
Supreme Court justices
who will be on the General
Election ballot Nov. 6.
Every other year since
1978, The Florida Bar has
polled its members seeking
to find whether attorneys
who know the most about
District Court of Appeal
and Supreme Court jurists
believe they should continue
in their jobs.
Ballots will be mailed
in August to all lawyers
residing and practicing
in Florida and will ask
respondents whether the
incumbent justices and
appeals court judges should
be retained or not.
The ballot will ask
attorneys to consider
eight attributes in making
their decisions: quality
and clarity of judicial
opinions; knowledge of
the law; integrity; judicial
temperament; impartiality;
freedom from bias/
prejudice; demeanor and
courtesy.
Biographies and photos of
the Supreme Court justices
and DCA judges as well as
additional information is
available at www.floridabar.
org/thevotesinyourcourt.


AARP: last Wed., 10 a.m. at
Perry Shrine Club.
Kiwanis Club: Wednesdays,
noon, Perry Elks Lodge on
Pucket Road.
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
Thursday at 7 p.m. (club house
located 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.
City Council: second and
fourth Tues., at 5:30 p.m.
County Commission: first
Mon. and third Tues. at 5:30 p.m.,
courthouse annex; workshop,
fourth Tues., 5 p.m.
Planning Board: first Thurs.,
6 p.m. Courthouse annex (old
post office).
Taylor County Construction
License Board Meeting: -rurd
Fri., 2 p.m., courthouse annex.
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.


Diabetes classes: every
Tuesday, 3 p.m., Doctors'
Memorial Hospital.
FAMU Alumni Chapter:
second Monday, 7 p.m., Jerkins
Community Center.
Friends of the Taylor County
Public Library: last Monday


of the month, 5:30 p.m., public
library.
Girl Scouts Service Unit: first
Tuesday, 7 p.m., Scout Hut.
Helping Hands of the Shelter:
second Tuesday, 6 p.m., Chamber
of Commerce.
Home Educators League of
Perry: Forest Capital Hall. Call
584-6866 or visit on-line htt://
taylor.ifas.ufl.edu.
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 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 Tuesday, 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.
Chamber of Commerce:
second Thurs., 8 a.m., chamber
board room.
Taylor County Development
Authority: second Mon., noon,
at Historic Perry Station.
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:
practice roping every Friday,
7 p.m.; second
Saturday, registration,
3 p.m.; ride, 4 p.m. Arena is
located on Bishop Blvd. Free
admission.
Taylor County Quilters:
Tuesday, 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).
Tourism Development
Council: second Thurs., 12 p.m.,
Chamber of Commerce.
Whole Child Taylor-Shared
Service Network: fourth Mon.,
9 a.m., Alton H. W'v .ll.ril.
iJnrin:trari .,. Complex.
Yarn Lovers Circle: first and
third Thursday, 9:30 a.m., Taylor
County Public Library.
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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: "-:,unri Tuesday at
1 p.m., Big Bend Hospice office
(107 E. Green).
Celebrate Recovery: a non-
denominational, Christ-centered
recovery ministry meets
Thursday 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.
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
Saturday, 9 a.m., at Golden
Corral Restaurant.
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).
If you would like to add your group
or organization to the community
calendar free of charge, e-mail
newsdesk@perrynewspapers.com


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Editorial


A-9 TacoTimes August 1,2012


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THINKING OUT LOUD
By RAY EVANS


How You Will Pay for Free Health Insurance


One of the most talked-
about things to come out of
this year's presidential and
congressional elections is
something informally called
Obamacare. Its real title is
The Affordable Care and
Protection Act'(I think), but
many have been warning that
it is not affordable.
A very high number of
Americans seem to believe
that Obamacare will mean
free health insurance for
everyone.. Well, almost
everyone. Well, for them,
at least. They aren't sure
how it will come about but
they are sure it won't cost
them anything because the
president promised it to
them. Wrong. Wrong, wrong,
wrong. Everyone will pay.
I wouldn't have you


believe that I am an expert on
health care insurance or that I
have read the law. No one in
Congress bothered to read it
before the Democrats voted
it into law. I have, though,
read numerous published
articles dealing with the law
and believe I may be able to
point out a few things about
it that you do not know.
The president glibly
promised that almost
everyone will be insured
and that you can keep your
present insurance and your
present doctor. Maybe. If
your insurance meets the
government's requirement
and if your doctor doesn't
quit medical practice. More
about that later.
Many Americans receive
some form of medical


insurance paid for by
their employers, but the
government's requirements
may be higher than the
insurance provided by your.
employer. Employers must
then pay increased costs for
coverage, possibly requiring
them to lay off some
employees because of the
extra expense. Employers
who don't want to or can't
afford the higher costs may
cancel their employees'
insurance and pay the
government a penalty that
will be much less than
the cost of insurance. The
employees would then
have to pay for their own
insurance.
Did the president mention
,"* Please see page 12


Letters to the Editor


Veterans Memorial Park praised


Dear Editor:
I have just visited your
Veterans Memorial Park.
As a veteran with family
members who have
served in every war of our
nation starting with the
Revolutionary War to the
wars in Afghanistan and
Iraq, I must tell you how
dramatically impressed I


am with what 1 saw. The
attention to detail, the
obvious love and care given
to honor your veterans
is outstanding and an
extremely rare wonder.
The citizens of this
county and the township
of Perry should be
tremendously proud of the
honor they have bestowed


upon those who have served
their town, county, state
and nation. The strength
of character displayed
by your town and county
leadership in establishing
and maintaining such a
wonderful memorial is one
to be emulated by elected
officials everywhere.
George Medley


Will Obama accept responsibility?


Dear Editor:
When Obama was first
elected, he blamed Bush
for the poor state of the
economy of the United
States.
After almost four years
in office Obama is still
blaming Bush for this and
that.
It's time that we asked
George Bush to step aside
so that Obama can get
his presidency going, at
least for the next five or so
months.
Obama is a victim of
Bush's failed promises,
Obama is setting a record
number of records during
his term in office so far:
Largest budget ever.
Largest deficit ever.
Largest number of broken
promises ever.
Then again, he did say
that we needed change and
we got it.
Wow! Talk about changes.


Obama promised to put
all bills on the White House
web site for five days before
signing them, I guess Bush
won't let him.
Obama promised to keep
unemployment from rising
above 8 percent, again it
must be Bush's fault that it's
well above that.
Obama promised to
close the detention center
at Guantanamo in the first
year, it's still open so I guess
Bush wouldn't let him close
it.
Obama promised to
end the hiring of former
lobbyists into high White
House jobs, again I guess
Bush overrode that one
too.
Obam.a promised to end
no-compete contracts with
the government. He didn't
so I guess it's Bush's fault.
Obama promised to
disclose the names of all
attendees at closed White


House meetings. I guess
that ole George wouldn't let
him.
Yes, it's all George's
fault! If only George Bush
wasn't still in charge, all
of President Obama's
problems would be solved.
All the broken promises,
all the failed legislation and
delay (health care reform,
immigration reform) is not
Obama's fault or the fault
of the Democrat-controlled
Congress. It's all George
Bush's fault
Will the failed
administration of George
Bush ever end, and the time
for hope and change ever
arrive?
Will President Obama
ever accept responsibility
for something/anything?
My "hope and change"
is that, come election time,
I hope people vote and we
change presidents.
Buzz Powers


Library Friends say 'thank you'


Dear Editor:
The Friends of the Taylor
County Public library would
like to thank everyone
who helped make our sixth
annual Short Story Contest
such a success.
When we first started this
contest, we didn't know if
we would receive enough
stories to field a full contest.


Five years later, we have
received more than 100
stories from local authors
and have given away more
than $2,000 in prizes.
Although a financial
reward is always a good
incentive, I truly believe
that we would still receive
just as many stories each
year even if we only gave


Wednesday, August 1,2012


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away ribbons. The authors
who take'the risk to present
their imaginations in written
form are simply looking
for an outlet. I am proud to
have been part of an event
that for the past five years,
and six contests has served
as such an outlet.
This year we received
another 20 wonderful
stories, which gave our
judges a tough time in
choosing winners, from
what I've been told.
Of course, none of this
would be possible without
the help and support of
others.
First, thank you to the
Perry Kiwanis Club and
the Perry Rotary Club for
donating money to help
cover the prizes. Many
thanks also go to Friends
President James Gross,
along with the staff of
the Taylor County Public
Library, who made sure all
of the entries were received
and collected.
Thank you also to the
Perry-Taylor County
Chamber of Commerce for
its help with the printing of
this booklet.
As always, keep reading...
and keep writing.
In the words of the late
Ray Bradbury, "You fail
only if you stop writing."
Mark Viola
Contest Coordinator


OLYMPIC SLIP-UP


Midweek Muddle


I often leave my ph
"vibrate only" because
learned that I'm a lot like
dogs--I respond to repeated
with involuntary reflex rea
In other words, when m
rings, I jump to get it. Sc
of yielding to constant a
I just silence it to reta:
modicum of sanity. Tha
can also miss most call
annoys callers to no end,
pursuit of sanity is never
I do regret, however
I can't--with such a
action--put the rest of th
on "vibrate only."
I noticed the bombard'
sounds on a recent day t
the daughter.
In my car, if some
suitably restrained by t
belt, the car beeps. If yc
respond appropriately, i
again. That car will beep
cows come home.
If the fuel level is low,
beeps as the tank inchese
toward the bottom. Wit
10 miles, it beeps and fl
picture of a gas tank in c
just don't get it.
When in reverse, if y(
a curb, my car beeps. It
carefully calibrated beep
series of beeps having a
breakdown, getting fast
more frantic with each
second. I think such
beeping could actually
circuit the entire electrical
of the car, but I haven't pro
theory yet. I miss Pavlov;
he could help.
On that day, I notic
elevators beep when you 1
ground floor and then aga
arriving at the second floor
also beep when there
many people onboard. It'
to watch people grab fi
phones, when actually they
disembark and count he
on the other hand, look cz
collected; I know the be
mine and it gives me false
Any roadwork equipmer
in reverse, beeps loud
defiantly as it backs over
pavement. If my car is
toward road equipment v
also in reverse, it becomes ]
the Beeps, and it's not a syr
The daughter had a port
for the day's trip because
important stops to make a
we had never seen or visited
She entered them into th
positioning system and thi
British woman told us
get from Kanapaha to Ur


Recalculating


By SUSAN H. LINCOLN

lone on Avenue in Gainesville.
I have But every now and then, the
Pavlov's woman became anxious with
d stimuli us and the GPS beeped with
actions. alarm while she announced,
iy phone "Recalculating."
instead I could watch the little screen,
[gitation, and Big Brother could too--U.S.
in some Attorney General Eric Holder
it way, I might have known which bridal
s. This salon we were visiting, and that
but the gave me pause. I could see us
easy. traveling north and understand
er, that that we were to turn right, but
simple there was a detour.
ie world The British woman didn't
know. How could she? She's from
ment of Great Britain and can't see the
rip with signs.
Still, she couldn't understand
ne isn't why we wouldn't turn.
:he seat "Turn right," she said
ou don't demonstratively.
t beeps We continued straight.
until the "Turn right," she repeated, with
less civility.
the car We missed it entirely and I'm
s down sure I saw her roll her eyes as she
:h every said again, "Recalculating."
lashes a The daughter's phone, which
:ase you had beeped with every text mail
she received, finally breathed
ou near its last and beeped to signal its
's not a impending departure. I silently
but a cheered this small death and one
nervous less beep to acknowledge.
ter and I tried to take pictures with my
h nano- camera but the battery was low so
nervous instead of clicking, it beeped too.
short- But that's not all: security
I system systems beep when you enter
ved that stores.
perhaps Cash registers beep with each
item they scan.
ed that And I was completely beeped
eave the out by the end of the day.
in when Of course, dogs which never
)r. They belonged to Pavlov, don't seem
are too particularly troubled by all this
's funny bleepity beeping, but I believe I
or their might have been part of his actual
y should experimentation.
ads. I, Show me a picture of a small,
alm and bottled Coca-Cola with ice and
ep isn't condensation sliding down its
pride, slender body, and I will salivate.
at, when Sweep the camera to a black-and-
lly and white clock indicating midnight
the new and ominous music, and I will
backing become anxious.
which is Ring my phone and I will jump.
Battle of Beep, and I will wonder if it's a
phony. curb, an elevator, a camera or a
able GPS cash register...but I'm pretty sure
we had it's not my phone. That's a small
t places comfort in a world of noise and
ed. uncertainty, but you have to find
e global your own place and not give a beep
s quasi- about what everybody else thinks.
how to That's what the GPS calls,
diversity "Recalculating."


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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.




Small ads...big deals!


Moving. Multi-Family Yard Sale.
2175 Fern St., Thursday, noon
until 5 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. until 5
p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Furniture, antiques, jewelry,
designer purses, tools, toys,
men's, women's and children's
clothing, and many misc. items.
584-4210.
08/01 -08/03




We
Buy
Scrap
Metal and Junk
Cars
850-838-5865
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Cute kitties need a place to grow
and be loved. Born May 25, they
are litter box trained. Two yellow
kitties are males, 3 tortoise/calico
kitties are females. Free to a good
home. Help with vet fees for
spaying/neutering is avialable.
Contact 584-2052 for information.
07/25 08/03











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Want to buy an camper at least
35', doesn't have to be new but in
good shape for an old lady to live
in. Maybe a fixer upper. Call 584-
4381 or 223-2280.
08/01 08/03

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2008 Jacobsen 42x60 4/2
2008 Scotbilt 28x70 3/2
2005 Fleetwood 28x76 4/2
1996 Fleetwood 16x80 3/2
1997 Homes of Merit 28x60 4/2
Call (352) 303-8771
ALL LOT MODELS MUST GO
COME AND MAKE YOUR DEAL
(352) 493-9600.
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3 bedroom, 2 bath, brick home
with fireplace, screened porch,
fenced back yard, close to
schools. $800 monthly plus $800
security deposit. Call 371-4793.
08/01 08/24

2 bedroom, 1 bath MH. Off N.
Page Rd., 2.14 acres, private.
$500 monthly, first, last and
security.
(727) 433-4514.
08/01 08/10

2 bedroom, 1 bath MH in city
limits. Off Hwy. 98. $165 weekly,
includes, electric, water and cable.
Call (727) 433-4514.
08/01 08/10

2 trailers. 2 bedroom, 1 bath. One
on Agner Acres and one on
James Smith Rd. $275 monthly,
$200 damage (no pets). Call 584-
4381 or 223-2280.
08/01 08/03

Very nice 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath
split level home. 2,500 sq. ft., large
utility room with fenced yard. $850
monthly. Will be available after
August 6. Call 371-1462 or 584-
7636 for more information.
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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."
WGA, tfn

2 bedroom remodeled house on 2
acres in the city. All appliances
included with air conditioning, no
dogs. $425 monthly, first, last and
$150 security deposit. Call 584-


8618.
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3 bedroom, 1 bath house on
Johnson Stripling Road. $600 per
month, reference required. Call
584-6113 between 8:30 and 5.
07/25 08/03


Westgate Rooms available for
rent. refrigerator, microwave, TV
w/cable, AC/Heater. Everything
included. $175- $240 weekly, $40
daily, $595-$635 per month.
RV sites $20 daily, $100 weekly,
$350 monthly. Tax included. 1627
S. Byron Butler Pkwy. 850-299-
6554.
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2,900 sq. ft. office spaces. 1,000
S. Jefferson St. One office is
divided into 3 sub offices and the
other office is open space. $600
monthly. Call 850-371-1568.
07/20 08/31

.Camper/RV spot for rent. On
private shaded land off North 19,
1 block outside city limits. 30/50
amp service includes water,
sewer, cable and power $300
monthly. Call (850) 295-4786.
03/21 07/27, JP

2 bedroom, 1 bath home. $400
monthly, $300 deposit, includes
water, sewer and garbage.
Located in Everetts Mobile Home
Park. References required, apply
in person at Perry Repo Outlet,
Ms. Betty 584-7094.
EMHP, tfn

1 bedroom, furnished apartment
for rent. Utilities and cable TV
included. $165 weekly, $150
deposit, no pets, no smoking.
CAMP SITES available, $325
monthly or $81.25 weekly, (850)
363-8196.
07/11 -08/03

TIDEWATER APARTMENTS
--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
Transportation available.
Call 850-584-6842.
TDD 711, EHO.
Section 8 Affordable Multifamily
Housing
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Taking applications for 2 BD/2
Bath home located in Everetts
Mobile Home Park. Includes
water, sewer and garbage, $480
monthly, $300 deposit.
References required, apply in
person at Perry Repo Outlet, Ms.
Betty 584-7094.
EMHP, tfn

Rooms available at Skylark Motel
everything included for monthly
$595 (required $45 deposit),
$175-$240 weekly or $40 daily
(tax included). 317 N. Byron Butler
Pkwy. (305) 970-1653.
LS, tfn

3 bedroom, 1 bath house.
Workshop, fenced yard, adults
only. $600 monthly, call after 4
p.m. or leave message (850) 443-
9642.
07/27 08/01

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, tfn

BEST BARGAIN EVER!
You set the price. That's right. Just
tell me how much you want to pay
for choice office space in
downtown Perry at 224 N.
Jefferson St. Call Ken Smith. (850)
997-4818.
KS, tfn

FOR LEASE: 2/2 completely
furnished, ready to move into,
immaculate condition. Perfect for
1-2 adults, no pets. Minimum one
year lease preferred but would
consider less for professionals on
shorter assignment. Call 584-
3681 for details and application.
PF, tfn

Beautiful fully furnished and newly
remodeled 1 bedroom, 1 bath
apartment. Fenced patio, family
room, kitchen with dining room.
Includes cable, electric, water and
garbage. $240 weekly, $950
monthly and $50 deposit. Call
(305) 970-1653.
LS, tfn


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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Home for sale on the Econfina
River 10 minutes to the Gulf.
3BR/2BA, boathouse, boat
shelter, fish cleaning room.
$295,000 call (850) 584-7428 or
(850) 843-1981.
07/18- 08/10

Two lots for sale on Orange St.
Call (850) 874-2418.
07/13- 08/08




For sale. 2003 Lincoln Signature,
very good condition. For further
information call 584-2883.
06/13 08/3 CC, tfn


NICE CAR
Forgotten Coast, LLC
For all inventory
Log on to: www.
Nicecarof
forgotten
coastllc.com
05/23 08/08


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Taylor County Board of County
Commissioners
Concessions Workers
(Temporary season part time call
in) $7.67/hr.
Boat Ramp Attendant
(Temporary Seasonal Call in Part
Time) Keaton Beach and
Steinhatchee -$7.67/hr
Road Maintenance Technician
(full time) -$8.04/hr
Fire Fighter/Paramedic (full
time) -$11.10/hr
Applications and job description
can be obtained from
www.taylorcountygov.com
MOBILE CAREER LAB at Perry
Square (Save-A-Lot and Goodwill
parking lot) on Tuesdays,
Wednesday, or Thursdays 9:00
a.m. 4:00 p.m.; or Workforce.
Positions are open until filled.
Taylor County Board of
Commissioners is an EOE, VP, DT
and background checking
employer.
TCBCC, tfn


Mill Wright/Farm Mechanic.
Located 8 miles from Day in Lee,
FL. Applicants should have a
steady employment history and be
mechanically experienced.
Email resumes to
kwatts@fullcircledairy.com
07/11- 08/03, CC, tfn

Medical Insurance Customer
Service Representative. State
Insurance License (4-40 or 2-15)
will be required upon hire.
Interpersonal skills, computer
literacy, organizational skills, and
experience with customer service
are minimum requirements.
Please inquire and apply at
www.employflorida.com, Job ID#
9688172. You may also email
resumes to
derren@albrittonins.com or fax
resumes to 863-773-3615.
07/25 08/03

Domino's Pizza now hiring drivers.
Flexible hours, great pay, apply at
store.
08/01 08/17

Regional Therapy Service, Inc.
Looking for energetic, friendly,
dependable, part-time employee.
Job duties will include but are not
limited to patient care, secretarial
and janitorial duties. Drop off or
mail resume to 301 South
Jefferson Street or fax to (850)
584-4007. No phone calls please.
08/01 08/03

Nursing Adjuncts wanted at North
Florida Community College. See
www.nfcc.edu for details.
08/01 -08/10, NFCC




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


Sesock Tree Service
Free (and best) Estimates
Dependable & Reliable
Licensed & Insured
Trees Trimmed
Trees Removed
Stumps Ground
52' bucket Truck
Bobcat/Grabbler
(850) 584-2027
(850) 591-8301 cell.
07/27 08/22

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.


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.
10/31, tfn


Classifieds work...

Call 584-5513.

Would you like to work in Health
Care? Become a CNA! Quest
Training offers a nurse taught 40
hour prep class. No GED required
if age 18, no TABE testing, day
and evening classes. Call (386)
362-1065 for information and
class schedule.
08/01 08/31

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.
AZ, tfn


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR
TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that
William Fotopoulos 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 99
Year of Issuance 2010
Description of Property:
Parcel Number R01754-240
Tract 4:
Commence at the Northeast
corner of section 21, Township 2
South, Range 7 East, Taylor
County, Florida thence run south
01D 13M 37S West 1173.56 feet to
the Point of Beginning; thence
continue South 01D 13M 37S
West 597.40 feet to a point;
thence run North 88D 40M 26S
West 668.39 feet to the


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centerline of a 60 foot
easement; thence continue
along said easement along the
following bearings and distance;
North 38D 15M 29S West 183,14
feet; thence run North 50D 14M
05S West 126.94 feet; thence run
North 68D 50M 42S West 101,57
feet; thence run North 87D 13M
51S West 141.81 feet; thence run
North 49D 37M 58S West 404.97
feet; thence run North 44D 40M
58S West 94,46 feet; thence run
North 40D 22M 48S West 24.94
feet; thence run South 88D 40M
26S East 1519.88 feet to the Point
of Beginning. Containing 16.65
Acres more or less; together with
Easement 1. Recording in official
records 591, page 328
Name in which assessed Tropical
Acres LLC.
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 13th day
of August, 2012 at 11:00 o'clock
a.m.
Dated this 9th day of July, 2012
Signature: Annie Mae Murphy
Clerk of Circuit Court
Taylor County, Florida

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR
TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that
Taylor County Commissioners 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 488
Year of Issuance 2008
Description of Property:
Parcel Number R04967-000
The North half (1/2) of Lots one
(1) & two (2), of Block 15 of the
A.B, McRae Addition as
recorded in the office of the
Clerk of the Circuit Court of
Taylor County, Florida. Recorded
in official records 580, page 568.
Name in which assessed Central
Florida Land Bank, LLC.
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 27th day
of August, 2012 at 11:00 o'clock
a.m.
Dated this 23rd day of July, 2012
Signature: Annie Mae Murphy
Clerk of Circuit Court
Taylor County, Florida

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR
TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that
Taylor County Commissioners 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 571
Year of Issuance 2008
Description of Property R05387-
000
Lot 14 of Block one (1), Jerkins
Heights, Section 26, Township 4
South Range 7 East, located in
Taylor County, Florida. Recorded
in official records 142, page 39.
Name in which assessed Essie
Mae Henderson
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 27th day
of August, 2012 at 11:00 o'clock
a.m.
Dated this 23rd day of July, 2012
Signature: Annie Mae Murphy
Clerk of Circuit Court
Taylor County, Florida

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR
TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that
Taylor County Commissioners 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 244
Year of Issuance 2008
Description of property:
Parcel Number R02431-000
Commence at the Southwest
corner of the Southeast 1/4 of
Southeast 1/4 of Section 12,


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OLD COINS OLD PAPER MONEY SILVER HALF DOLLARS
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Township 4 South, Range 7 East
for a Point of Beginning; thence
Run North 208 feet; thence run
East 104 feet; thence run South
208 feet; thence run West 104
feet back to the Point of
Beginning. Containing .50 acre,
more or less. Recorded in official
record 322, page 747,
Name in which assessed June M
Padgett
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 27th day
of August, 2012 at 11:00 o'clock
a.m.
Dated the 23rd day of July, 2012
Signature: Annie Mae Murphy
Clerk of Circuit Court
Taylor Couty, Florida

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR
TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that
Taylor County Commissioners 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 508
Year of Issuance 2008
Description of Property:
Parcel Number R05046-002
Commencing at the Southwest
corner of the Southeast 1/4 of
Southwest 1/4 of section 26,
Township 4 South, Range 7 East;
Run North along West Boundary
of said lands 313 feet; run East
parallel to South boundary of
said lands 140 feet for a Point of
Beginning; run East 140 feet, run
South 125 feet, run West 61 feet,
run North 47 feet, run West 79
feet, run West 78 feet to the Point
of Beginning. Containing .31
acres more or less. Recorded in
the official records 587, page
805.
Name in which assessed Amina
Ellams 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 of the 27th day
of August, 2012 at 11:00 o'clock
a.m.
Dated this 23rd day of July, 2012
Signature: Annie Mae Murphy
Clerk of Circuit Court
Taylor County, Florida


Notice is hereby given:
RICKEY ABERCRUMBIE
Last known address of:
1010 Homer J Smith Ave
Perry, Florida 32348
You are hereby notified that your
eligibility to vote is in question.
You are required to contact the
Supervisor of Elections, in Perry,
Florida, no later than thirty (30)
days after the date of this
publishing. Failure to respond will
result in a determination of
ineligibility by the Supervisor and
your name will be removed from
the statewide voter registration
system.
Published one time in the Perry
Newspaper
Dana Southerland
Taylor County Supervisor of
Elections
P 0 Box 1060
Perry, Florida 32348


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR
TAX DEED
NOTICE TO HEREBY GIVEN, that
Taylor County Commissioners the
holder of the following
certificate has filed said
certificate for a tax deed to be
issue 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 612
Year of Issuance 2008
Description of Property:
Parcel Number R05703-130
Commence at the Northwest
corner of the Southeast 1/4 of
the Northwest 1/4 of Section 34,
Township 4 South, Range 7 East;
thence run south 89D 41 M 29S
East, 1357.16 feet for a Point of
Beginning; thence run South 89D
41M 29S East, 194.83 feet; thence
run South 07D 27M 44S East,
388.30 feet; thence run South
89D 56M 49S West, 225.84 feet;
thence run North 07D 27M 44S
West, 389.74 feet; thence run
South 89D 41M 29S East, 31.19
feet to the Point of Beginning.
Containing 2.00 acres more or


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less, together with and subject to
a 60 foot easement. Record in
'the official records 424, page 44.
This property is beginning
assessed with a 1982 double
wide mobile home, VIN #
COSGASC012292A &
COSGASC012292B, Title #
21934899 & 21934900.
Name in which assessed James T.
& Carol Davis
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 27h day
of August, 2012 at 11:00 o'clock
a.m. Dated the 23rd day of July.
2012
Signature: Annie Mae Murphy
Clerk of Circuit Court
Taylor County, Florida


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY,


FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
Case No. 12-417-CP
In Re: The Estate of:
WILLIAM FRANKLIN STRICKLAND,
Deceased.
/
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of WILLIAM FRANKLIN
STRICKLAND, deceased, whose
date of death was June 24, 2012;
File Number 2012-417-CP is
pending in the Circuit Court for
Taylor County, Florida, Probate


Division, the address of which is
Post Office Box 620, Perry, Florida
32348, The name and address 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 has been served, must file
their claims with this court WITHIN
THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR


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30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S
NOTICE ON THEM. DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED,
All other creditors of the The date of first publication of this
decedent and other persons notice is: August 1, 2012.
having claims or demands SMITH & SMITH
against decedent's estate must ATTORNEYS AT LAW, P.A.
file their claims with this court MICHAEL S. SMITH
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE Attorney for Personal
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS Representative
NOTICE. Florida Bar No, 169621
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE P.O. Drawer 579
FOREVER BARRED. Perry, Florida 32348
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME Telephone: (850) 584-3812
PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY Fax: (850) 584-7148


3UCKEYE


Buckeye Florida, LP is a leading producer of specialty cellulose and absorbent products

located in Perry, Florida. Buckeye Technologies Inc. (NYSE symbol, BKI) is our parent

company with manufacturing facilities located in the United States, Canada and Germany.


We are'seeking reliable and motivated individuals who are comfortable working as part of a production team in a high
performance work system. All openings are for entry-level production technicians at our manufacturing facility located in
Perry, Florida. The Perry facility is a large paper manufacturing complex with a continuous around-the-clock operation
(24 hours per day, 7 days per week) which includes Saturday and Sunday. All openings are on teams which work rotating shifts.
Positions become available throughout the year.


WE ARE LOOKING FOR CANDIDATES

THAT POSSESS:
High School diploma oi GED
2+ years jof general wvoik or mititaiy experience
Vo-Tech, college. military technical training or
manufactunng experience is a plus
Proficient math mechanical reasoning and reading comprehension skills
Ability and willingnesss to leam new work procedures
and ,':ork well v.ith others
Work schedule fleiblti':y and ability to: work all overtirl
Ability to pnoriotize and carny out resp.on.ibil.ies independently
v.-ith minimal supervision


AS A MEMBER OF OUR TEAM YOU WILL ENJOY:
A '.'ei competitive ",.iqe and benefit paclaqe
MIdical dcntil and presiipti:on drug insuranLe
Life and disabliti insurance
Thirteen paid holidays
Paid vacation
401(k) iithi matching contnbution
Retirement plan with compadr contribution


TO BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT:

Beginning on Wednesday, August 1. 2012, please register online at
vwWt,.employOfoda.com and submit your resume to the Workforce Career Center
located at 705 East Base St. Madison, Florida 32340. The Center is open Monday
through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and their toll free phone
number is 866-367-4758. You may also submit your resume to the Workforce
Mobile Unit which is located in Perry, Florida each Tuesday, Wednesday and
Thursday between 9 a.m. and 4:00 p.nl. in the Save-A-Lot parking lot located
near the intersection of Byron Butler Pkwy and Jefferson Street Resumes may
be e-mailed to EFM-Employers@nfi..db.org or faxed to Workforce at
850-973-9757.

Registration must be completed and resumes received by Friday, August 10,
2012 to be considered. The number of submissions that will be reviewed is
limited: submission is not a guarantee that your submission will be reviewed.
If you have any questions or need assistance preparing a resume, please contact
the Workforce Employer Center.

Buckeye's evaluation of employment applicants includes validated written tests,
interviews, and post-offer physical e criminal background check is required.

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'83% of doctors thinking of retiring or changing services'


THINKING OUT LOUD
Continued from page 9
that?
One of the most popular
provisions of the law requires
insurance companies
to provide coverage for
previously-existing medical
conditions, but they cannot
charge those persons extra
even though their risk of
requiring treatment is much
higher than most of the
others they insure. How can
they cover their increased
risk? Simple. They must
charge every policyholder
a higher premium. So, even
if you can keep your present
insurance that you like, it
will cost you more. It's a
form of welfare. Did the
president mention that?
When the Supreme Court
ruled that Obamacare is
constitutional because it is
a tax (strongly denied by the
president except when he
must admit that it is a tax),
that caused a firestorm of
comment from every side. If
the writers had called the bill
a tax it probably would not
have been enacted into law.
Hardly mentioned, though,
is that the law contains some
21 new taxes. One of them is
a tax on deluxe health care
plans. If you have worked
hard, saved your money
and can afford really good
insurance you will be taxed


40 per cent of its cost. But
why worry? That won't start
for another six years and you
might be dead by then so you
won't have to pay it.
Obamacare removed
$500 billion from Medicare.
but those old folks don't
really need all that coverage
anyhow. Many of them will
vote to re-elect the president
but, if he is defeated, will
then blame his successor
when their benefits are
reduced.
Sadly. the president
promised that almost every
low-income person would
receive Medicaid benefits,
but that is not true. Florida
is one of more than 20 states
that won't be adding many
to the Medicaid rolls. The
state is already financially
stretched to pay the existing
Medicaid bill, and the
number of recipients is
growing. It is a major part
of the state budget. Adding
a few million more is
unaffordable.
If you don't fill out an
income tax form you may be
thinking that none of this will
affect you because you think
you don't pay income taxes.
It's truly sad that so many
Americans don't understand
that everyone pays income
taxes. Businesses don't pay
taxes. They just include their
tax bills in the prices of their
products and services.


Health department will

hold planning meeting


Whenever you buy a loaf
of bread or a gallon of milk
or a lottery ticket you help
to pay the income taxes of
everyone who produced,
delivered and sold that
item to you. Obamacare is
bound to increase the cost
of everything, therefore
everyone will be paying the
bills, directly or indirectly.
As the old cliche goes, there
is no free lunch. Everything


costs something.
Finally, if you are fortunate
enough to have a health
care insurance plan that
meets your needs there is a
major potential hindrance to
receiving medical care when
you need it. Obamacare
was touted to add some 30
million names to the rolls of
medically insured persons.
Many doctors' offices are
already overcrowded and


many surgeons have long
lists of patients awaiting
surgery. Dumping millions
of new patients into the
system will only increase
the waiting times. Also, the
government doesn't pay
doctors a fair amount for
the services they provide. A
recent survey reported that
about 83 percent of doctors
are at least thinking of
retiring early or changing the


way they provide services.
There are not enough
doctors in training to handle
the increased workload if
that happens.
So, you have your
insurance policy but can't
find a doctor to treat you.
Sort of like being given a
ticket to the big sports event
but learning that there are no
seats available. Too bad. Did
the president mention that?


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Dear Friends.


My primary concern and essence of my focus has always been your well-being
and safety. I have spent my law enforcement career, fighting tirelessly, enhancing
the quality of life in Taylor County by reducing both crime and the fear of crime.

As your Sheriff, I have welcomed your input and insight on what your needs have
been as a community and your suggestions on how your Sheriff's Office could best
serve its citizens and visitors alike I have worked closely with you, to provide a
premium level of professional law enforcement, while recognizing the core values
that we all share.
While serving as your Sheriff, I have streamlined and removed barriers that are
typical of inaccessible bureaucracies by having my door always open to you I
have worked with the community in obtaining assistance and resources from other
agencies, both public and private so that your Sheriff's Office would be more
resourceful imaginative, and aggressive in its approach to crime. I have also
provided the loyal employees of the Taylor County Shenffs Office the equipment
as well as the training necessary to get their jobs done.


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