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Creation Date: February 29, 2012
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Citizens target Perry's'drug market'


Bake sale today
Just in time for
Thanksgiving...Taylor Elite
will stage a bake sale at
Winn-Dixie, Citizens State
Bank, Buckeye Federal Credit
Union, Capital City Bank
and Walmart today
(Wednesday), beginning at
8a.m.
The sale will continue "until
everthying is gone,' organizers
said, urging your patronage.
"All kinds of homemade
cakes and pies will be
available, and all proceeds go
to the cheerleaders of Taylor
Elite."

Get ready for the
Jiggle Paws Parade
Friday, Dec. 7
Pet lovers are invited to
help spread holiday cheer
by taking part in the second
annual "Jingle Paws Parade"
planned Friday, Dec. 7, at
6 p.m. in downtown Perry.
"Dress your pets up in
Christmas attire and join the
parade:' volunteers invite.
Tickets will be sold for
a number of raffle items. A
booth will be set up in front of
Sunrize Stitches, located on
Green Street (across from the
courthouse).
Participants are invited to
bring donations of pet food
(dog or 'cat), treats, towels,
old blankets, etc., to benefit
the local animal shelter.


When counting your
blessings this holiday
season, will they include a
home that serves as a haven
from the strife outside so
many front doors'?
Neighborhoods where it
is safe for children to run
and play? A community
dedicated to making sure no
one has to live in fear'?
All that and more is the
goal behind a new citizen-
driven initiative targeting



Giving back
In the spirit of Thanksgiving,
Taylor County High S':hiol's
National Honor Society (NHS)
made a monetary donation to
the Rollings Fcunrdation, helping
to provide food and clothing to
Taylor County students as well as
youth in South Africa. Right, NHS
President Eli Walker presents
a check to Rollings Foundation
representatives William and Estic
Rollings Sr. Also pictured are
NHS members and NHS sponsor
Jan Anderson. Taylor County
native William Rollings Jr. and
his wife, Grenna, established the
Rollings Foundation, a non-profit
organization, in 2008 in Dallas,
Texas.


high crime areas throughout
the City of Perry.
"Our citizens are the
only ones who can change
the environment...the
community itself and we,
as the police department,
must have their support in
order ensure that our intent
of reducing the crime rate
in these areas and improve
the quality of life for those
living there can be met." said
Perry Police Department


Capt. Jamie Cruse.
"Everyone is invited to
get involved with the new
community board. The
more participation we have,
the better the outcome will
be. The next meeting will
be held Sunday, Dec. 2, at
3 p.m., in the city council
meeting room (located
adjacent to City Hall). We
will be introducing our
volunteer board members
and working to provide them


with educational materials
on how the program works."
Modeled after a program
that has shown sustainable
success in High Point,
N.C., the intervention
initiative follows this basic
framework: "A particular
drug market is identified;
violent dealers are arrested;
and nonviolent dealers
are brought to a 'call-in'
where they face a roomful
of law enforcement


officers, social service
providers, -community
figures, ex-offenders and
'influentials'-parents,
relatives and others
with close, important
relationships with particular
dealers. The drug dealers
are told that (1) they are
valuable to the community
and (2) the dealing must
stop. The yare informed that
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Churches, community share Thanksgiving


blessings with free lunch today in City Park


Extending a helping
hand to local families
and individuals in need.
First Assembly of
God is spearheading a
Thanksgiving luncheon
that is expected to serve as
many as 500 residents today
(Wednesday).
Traditional Thanksgiving
dinners-turkey, dressing.


green beans, rolls and
dessert--will be served at
City Park from II a.m. to
2 p.m.
The luncheon is free
and open to everyone in
necd.,
"Our hope is to make sure
that nobody goes without
this holiday season,"
Outreach Coordinator Mary


Browning said.
In addition to the meal at
the park. volunteers will be
delivering dinners to many
residents throughout the
community.
"This is our third ; cat foi
this Thanksgiving program
and it just continues to grow.
Last year, we served more
than 250 dinners and this


year. we hope to reach 500.
We hope to expand it even
more next year." Browning
said.
"When we began this
program, we kneew there
were homeless people and
families in need locally.
However, as we got further
involved, we discovered that
the need has just grown so


much.
"The response from
the community has been
tremendous. A number
of individuals and several
other churches have joined
with us in sponsoring this
outreach.
"We invite everyone to
join us Wednesday at City
Park and be blessed."


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Pet of the week
Add to the blessings in your
life by welcoming this two-
year-old Bulldog mix to your
family.
He is available for adoption
now at the Taylor County
Animal Shelter. For more
information, please call (850)
838-3525 today.

Library closed for
Thanksgiving
The Taylor County Public
Library will be closed
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
for the Thanksgiving holiday. It
will re-open Monday, Nov. 26.
Friends of the Library
also remind readers that
volunteers continue to sell
raffle tickets for their Dec. 8
prize drawing. Tickets are $1
(available at the library).


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Index
Editorial .................. A-2
Living ...................... A -4
Sports ..................... A-6
Religion ................... A-7
Community ............. A-8
Classifieds .............. A -9


Piles of barbecue,
hours of music, television
personalities and more will
be out in force when the
Southern Pines Blues &
BBQ Festival takes over
Forest Capital State Park in
a few weeks.
Featuring six barbecue
competitions and 20 hours
of live music, the festival
spans Friday and Saturday,
Dec. 7-8, and admission is
free.
Returning to compete
once again is Myron Mixon,
best known for his
appearances on the
Destination America
(formerly TLC) program
"BBQ Pitmasters."
Mixon is one of the most
awarded men in competitive
BBQ. He, serves as chief
cook of Jack's Old South
Competition Bar-B-Que


Team. which he started in
1996 as a way to promote
his family's barbecue sauce.
His team has won
more than 180 grand
championships resulting
in more than 1.700
total trophies, 30 state
championships and 11
national championships.
"We look forward to
having many well-known
cookers competing in
the various events at the
festival," spokesperson
Dawn Taylor said. "We
will have Myron Mixon,
BubbaQue, Everglades
Seasoning and Lang BBQ."
The weekend isn't just for
professionals, however, as
the Kidz-Que Grillmaster
Contest, open to youth
ages 6-15, returns after
a successful debut at last
year's festival.


"We had a really good
turnout last year," Taylor
said. "The kids had fun.
The fire department was
on hand. The competitors
walked away with $300 in
prizes and trophies.
"We look forward
to having even better
participation this year."
For children not interested
in cooking, there will be a
dedicated "kids' fun zone"
this year. featuring three
bounce houses and a large
slide. The fun zone activities
will be free.
Headlining the weekend's
events is the Triple Crown
Invitational Competition,
which will feature the
best cookers from Florida,
Georgia and Alabama,
based on their performances
at a series of preliminary
events over the past year


Blues musician Franc Robert will perform at the
festival with his band, The Boxcar Tourists.


Celebrity cooker Myron Mixon, star of the television series "BBQ
Pitmasters," will be among those attending and competing at the Southern
Pines Blues and BBQ Festival here on Dec. 7-8. Myron is shown above with
the festival's mascots, Muddy and Sizzle.


held in the three states.
"This is a great
opportunity to see some
of the best barbecue cook
teams in the Southeast all
in one place and even have
a taste or two," Taylor said.
Meanwhile, the Triple
Crown Open Competition,
as its name implies, is
open to any and all BBQ
enthusiasts from the
backyard grill master to
professional cook-teams
vying for more than $7.000
in cash and prices.
Within the open
competition is the backyard
division. which is set up so
that backyard teams can
compete against one another
while also competing all
open competition entrants.


The John Boy and Billy
Sauce Contest is also
back, as is the People's
Choice Competition, in
which festival-goers can
pay $5 to taste around 20
different barbecues from the
competing cookers and then
declare their own winner.
The musical line-up
this year include perennial
favorite Johnny Marshall
along with Frank Robert
& the Boxcar Tourists,
Dottie Smith & the
Slackers, 6th Street R&B
Band. The Wisecrackers
and Alibi.
Formore information. visit
www.southernpinesblues.
comn or call the Perry-
Taylor County Chamber of
Commerce at 584-5366.


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Editorial


Election was not loss


for economic freedom


Dear Editor:
Despite all the media's
pronouncements, election
day was not a loss for
the cause of economic
freedom. We are stronger
today because more were
awakened by the election.
We must continue to
hold our representatives
accountable for their
performance although the
president was not held to
the same standard. Keep
in mind he is limited by
congress and we are likely
doomed to little action in his
second term.
The United States insanely
chose to give the president a
second term when the things
he claimed as successes are
not favored by the majority
of the electorate regardless
of party. Let's face it, we


are on an uphill battle to
get back to a productive
mindset rather than relying
on the government for our
existence.
This was a setback but
by no means does it show
a loss in our movement's
enthusiasm. Those of us
that truly care voted and
those that did not helped
the public to understand just
how desperate the times.
It must be remembered
that through victory or
loss, election day does not
mark the end of our fight.
The American Revolution
took years to build itself
into the Declaration of
Independence.
As John Adams wrote,
"The revolution was
effected before the war
commenced. The revolution


was in the minds and hearts
of the people."
We are winning by
building and building by
winning--we are stronger
today than we were before
the election. Along the way
we have all come together,
met others who share our
passion for liberty, and
have established new
relationships.
We will continue to
challenge the failed political
establishment, and we will
not stop until the federal
government returns to its
constitutional roots.
What we are lighting for
is not just for a freedom and
prosperity for ourselves,
but for the soul of our
nation and our children and
grandchildren.
Earnest Eakins


Letters to the Editor


'Your property rights are in danger'


Dear Editor:
In 2008 Taylor County
adopted a Sustainable
Development Plan called
"Vision 2060." The United
Nations website verifies
that the U.N. Agenda
21 Plan is sustainable
development. When fully
implemented you will
lose your property rights.
Programs presently being
used across the country are
resulting in loss of property
through regulations, land
acquisition, re-zoning, fees,
higher taxes and imminent
domain.
Agenda 21 Sustainable
Development is being
implemented at a local
level by hundreds
of non-government
organizations (NGOs).
The main organization
working directly for the
United Nations is the
International Council
for Local Environmental
Initiatives (ICLEI), now
called Local Governments
for Sustainability. In Taylor
County we are members
of organizations such
as Florida Association
of Counties (FAC) and
National Association of
Counties (NACo). Both of

'Legalizing r
Dear Editor:
My, my, my, now we have
really done it. Do we follow
Colorado and Washington
State? Those states have
opened Pandora's box.
Now the whole family can
get high on smoking weed
(marijuana).
Man, that's cheap. Just
think, "Home High, Car
High." Car High! Just think in
a small compact area of a car
you can get the whole family
high on weed (marijuana).
We thought "Driving Under
the Influence" (DUI) with
alcohol is hazardous, well
what do you think about all


Taco


these groups have close ties
to ICLEI, which implements
the United Nations Agenda
21. In fact the United
Nations 2002 Johannesburg
Summit Sustainable Living
Report lists NACo as being
the second most important
group to implement
Agenda 21 Sustainable
Development at a local level
of government.
Two presentations have
been made to your board
of commissioners and the
county administrator, after
which they were asked to
drop their membership in
the National Association
of. Counties (NACo) and
the Florida Association
of Counties (FAC). These
programs are using your tax
dollars for their agenda and
to pay for their lobbyists.
NACo supports and
endorses the Law of the
Sea Treaty (LOST) with the
U.N., which would allow a
percentage of profits from
our fishing industry, mineral
and oil rights, to be paid to
the United Nations, further
diluting the sovereignty of
our country.
Your board of
commissioners and your
county administrator


were given a 283-page
highlighted book of NACo
and FAC documents.
These documents
included speeches, letters,
conventions and their
websites, which prove
without a doubt their guilt
and connection to U.N.
Sustainable Development.
Our request has so far
fallen on deaf ears, even
after one commissioner
has admitted that he
understands and hopes that
whatever comes out of this
will not be held against him.
What? At the last meeting
our county administrator
made no comments. Could
this be because he is the one
who brought NACo to our
county commissioners and
requested they join?
Why are commissioners
and the county administrator
not abiding by the U.S.
Constitution, the Bill of
Rights, and the oath they
took to protect Taylor
County citizens?
For a free CD of the full
presentation please contact
me at 584-3861. Have a
blessed Thanksgiving and
pray for Taylor County and
America.
Neil Rice


marijuana? What's next?'


the passengers in a car under
the influence of marijuana?
Let's see, what are we
going to call "Driving Under
the Influence of Marijuana?
How about the acronym
DIM? First the definition
of DIM: not bright, dull,
stupid and not understanding
clearly. I think the acronym
DIM will surely fit the
situation.
I mentioned passengers
in a car that are all human
beings. Oh, children and
babies, they are human
beings too, right? They say
that some people don't like
change. Well this change


times


Wednesday, November 21, 2012


123 S. Jefferson Street
Perry, Florida


DONALD ), LINCOLN
Publisher
DEBBIECARI:fON
Business Malnager
ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI
Staff WriteriAdveilising Sales
MARK VIOLA
Stlaf Writer


P.O. Box 888
(850) 584-5513


SISAN II. LIN('OLN


SUSAN H.lLINCOLN
Managing Editor
CAROLYN DuBOSE
Advertising Uircclor
KARIN WII.LIAMS
Graphic Arts
MICHELE ARNOLD
Classilied Advertsing


The Taco Times (ISSN 07470967) is published each Wednesday by Perry News
papers, Inc., 123 S. Jefferson Street, Perry. Florida 32347 Subscriptions are
$35.00 per year or $49.00 out of county. Periodicals postage paid at Perry, Florida
32348. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to the TACO TIMES, PO. Box
888, Perry, FL 32348.
The Taco Times welcomes Letters to the Editor reflecting responsible opinions and
views on the news. Please submit letters by Monday at 5 p.m. The Taco Times
reserves the right to refuse publication of letters which are libelous or irresponsible,
Name may be withheld if circumstances so require. but all letters submitted should
be signedby the writer and accompanied by a phone number for verification.
We ook forwardto hearing from you! Our address is Perry, Newspapers, Inc., P.O.
Box 888, Perry. Florida 32348. e-mail: newsdesk@perrynewspaperscom
Member Perry/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce.


will really take a hold of
those folks. How about an
example? Passenger in car:
"No need to pass me the
butt, 1 have already inhaled."
Man, oh, man, what's
next?
Al Davis,
USAF Retired

Agenda 21

fears remain

after meeting
Dear Editor:
Much to my dismay our
county commissioners did
not choose to get out of
the National Association
of Counties (NACo) nor
the Florida Association
of Counties (FAC) at the
Nov. 5 Board of County
Commissioners meeting.
1 have seen some of the
documentation that had
been presented to them and
there is no doubt that Taylor
County's participation
in these organizations is
allowing the United Nations
Agenda 21 to further
permeate our community.
The commissioners were
asked several times if they
had any questions and no
one said a word. Several
knowledgeable citizens
spoke with heartfelt and
fearful concerns...and still
the board said nothing.
I wish someone could
make them understand the
danger of associates and
organizations with which
they are involved. I fear for
my property rights.
Vera Edwards


A-2 TaCO Times November21,2012


Midweek Muddle


SThanksgivings Past:

.. Turkey, Lurky
By SUSAN H. LINCOLN

When I look back at grateful too. Who needs corn?
photographs of Thanksgivings The husband's family fondly
Past, I always laugh at the line- remembers the year his elder
up. There we are onAunt Hazel's brother traveled from college
porch, standing like majorettes in Tennessee to their home in
in a row. We've turned to the left Birmingham, Ala., with a turkey
to look slim, with interlocking in the back seat.
arms to look familiar. It's the A live turkey, that is.
aunts, the girl cousins, and me, Upon the turkey's arrival in
in my teenage years. Everybody the steel city, he lost his head
has on something brown, green and became the centerpiece for
or orange. the family celebration. "That
We are laughing; we have been might have been the best turkey
laughing most of the day. we ever had," my mother-in-law
In the years that still declares.
follow, we move from And every year, I ask,
porch to porch, turn "Why didn't he kill
from side to side, the turkey before he
but stand there as '"' headed south?"
a testament to a They look at me
family tradition I like I'm the strange
hope I never forget. one.
My photo album, One Thanksgiving,
which pays tribute the son learned
to the holidays of our to ride a bike in the
past, also shows the glorious blue-sky weather.
desperate measures I will take On another, we ate a
in order to stage a photograph turkey he had killed with a shot
seasonally. between its eyes.
There is the first baby, on her In my hometown of Greenville,
first Thanksgiving, with one jar Ala., there is a restaurant
of baby food that says "turkey" dedicated solely to turkeys.
and another that says "sweet It is Bates' Turkey House,
potatoes." She's wearing a and it has become something
Indian headpiece I made out of of a phenomenon for folks
a brown paper bag with colored, traveling south on 1-65 to the
construction paper feathers. Gulf beaches below. Year-
Like the turkey, her little head round, this restaurant serves
is flopping to the left and the turkey lunches, while selling
right as I seek to get the perfect smoked meats, turkey salad
photograph. and anything-else-turkey to go.
I ask you, "Who's the real It turns out my grandfather,
turkey?" who worked as a butcher in a
I remember the Thanksgiving local meat market, inspired the
1 made a horn-of-plenty out elder Mr. Bates to emblazon his
of pastry and placed it on my home-grown turkey products
dining room buffet for everyone with the family name and go
to admire. Before I added the turkey-lurky all through the
fruits to display "abundance," I South.
beamed to my mother about my Upon my grandfather's
creativity, death, Mr. Bates marked every
"A turkey," she said fondly, holiday season by delivering
looking at my pastry creation. one of his finest birds to my
"No, a horn-of-plenty," I said, grandmother's front porch, and
looking at it differently then, giving thanks--for 40something
and observing the likeness it years.
bore to a turkey. Turkeys, clearly, have roamed
We always have a theme and through my past in baby food
one year the theme was "A jars, crafted from paper bags or
Florida Thanksgiving," with no pastry, and even up the front
turkey in sight: we ate grouper steps to my grandmother's
and shrimp, with Key Lime house...where they probably
Pie. No doubt about it: we wondered what the rest of us
gave thanks. The Indians and were doing there, standing like
the Pilgrims would have been majorettes in a row.


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A-3 Tac Times November 21, 2012


How do you respond to'Robocalls'?


Live telephone
solicitation calls have
given way to "robocalls,"
triggering a growing nruliber
of complaints being lodged
with State Attorney Robert
"Skip" Jarvis' office.
In response, Jarvis has


compiled information
residents need to know
about these recorded
messages and what their
rights are in ending them.
"Due to advances in
technology, businesses
are now able to transmit


thousands of recorded
phone calls every minute
at very little cost. But, as
the use of this technology
increases, so is the number
of complaints," Jarvis said.
"Robocalls are legal,
provided that companies


Courthouse to get ATM


The Taylor County Tax
Collector's Office cannot
accept certain credit or debit
cards from those looking
to make most payments, so
a new ATM will soon be
located in the courthouse
lobby.
According to Tax
Collector Jack Tedder, his
office is not allowed to

Drug cases

would be

'banked'
DRUG MARKETS
Continued from page 1


accept Visa debit or credit
cards in their office for any
service except property tax
payments.
"The office has to turn
away customers daily who
only have the Visa cards as
form of payment. We have
to advise them as to where
the local banks are located
to go get cash and come
back to the office to proceed
with transactions."
Tedder first approached
the Taylor County
Commission in July about
placing an ATM in the
courthouse, presenting them
with a proposal from Indian
River Merchant Services,
with whom a number of


other Florida tax collectors
have a contract to provide
ATMs.
Earlier this month, the
commission returned to
the issue and unanimously
approved a contract with the
firm. Although Indian River
will charge an ATM fee to
users. Tedder said his office
will not charge an additional
fee.
The new ATM is expected
to be installed within the
next week or two. It is
expected to benefit other
offices in the courthouse as
well.
"We think it will be a
good service to the people,"
Tedder said.


check to screen out phone
numbers on the Do Not
Call Registry. Charities and
political organizations are
exempt under the Do Not
Call policy and are allowed
to make robocalls. If you
would like to cut down on
the number of robocalls
from political groups, one
solution is to contact your
local supervisor of elections
and ask to have your phone
number removed from the
Voter Registration list.
"Businesses cannot solicit
individuals on the Do Not


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Call Registry either over the
phone or through robocalls
unless the consumer has
granted them permission to
do so in writing. Robocalls
that violate these rules are
generally scams and are
often associated with offers
such as debt or mortgage
relief, and deals to lower
interest rates. The best
thing to do is to just hang
up," he said.
Jarvis also warned
residents to "Be wary of
robocalls that instruct you
to press '1' to reach a live


operator or to press another
number to be taken off the
list. This is just a ploy
to determine if the phone
number is active. Punching
any number will result in
future robocalls."
Robocalls are commonly
associated with "spoofing,"
which is information that
is falsified on a caller ID
to make it appear that the
call is from a legitimate
business such as a bank or
a business known to the
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Lemuel Wayne
Roberts III
Laura Crowley and
Wayne Roberts of Madison
announced the birth of
their son, Lemuel Wayne
Roberts III, on Sept. 24,
2012, at 8:20 p.m. in The
Birth Cottage. He weighed
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21 inches long.
Maternal grandparents
are Donna Schippers and
Mark Crowley, and Donna
and Dale Rowell. Maternal
great grandparents are Lorin
and Susan Waitkus, John
and Philippa Crowley.
The baby's paternal
grandparents are Lemuel
and Elizabeth Roberts. His
paternal great grandparents
are H.M. and Jessie Howard,
Robert and Maudine
Glisson.
The new arrival was
welcomed by his brother,
Max, and sisters, Jessie and
Summer.


babies


Friends and classmates
Upon his last visit "home," Michael Morris signed books at Twysted Pinque
while visiting with former classmates from Taylor County High School.
Sherri McKinley (center), who with Connie Brown is one of the creative
forces at Twysted Pinque, is pictured with Linda Ann Adams Jordan (left)
and Kelley Lundy Wetherington, all graduates in the Class of '84. Morris
followed, graduating in 1985. Copies of his newest book, Man in the Blue
Moon, are available at the shop located in the Historic Perry Depot.


Trent Kullen Brooks
Keith and Whitney Brooks of Perry announce the birth
of their son, Trent Kullen, on Nov. 6, 2012, at 12:21 a.m.
in the Women's Pavilion of Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.
He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Curt and Terri Williams of
Chipley. Paternal grandparents are Tony and Carol Brooks
of Perry.
The baby's paternal great grandparents include Harry
and Elizabeth Brooks, Carolyn DuBose and the late John
T. DuBose.


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Jarvis signs books Tuesday; Owens on Dec. 1


On Tuesday evening, Nov. 27. from 4-6:00 The Book
Mart will welcome Perry native Pat Jarvis. signing copies
of his new book. "600 Pounds of Potatoes."
The book is a collection of hunting and fishing stories-
-many set in Taylor County-including the exploits of
Pat's brother-in-law. Chuck Hendry. It's been called. "pure
comedy gold."
On Saturday, Dec. 1. from 10 a.m. until noon, Janis
Owens will sign copies of her new novel, "American
Ghost." Owens is the author of three novels set in Florida
and a local favorite, "The Cracker Kitchen."

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latest. "Her voice is as pure as a stream and as real as a
plowed furrow. The South has rarely produced a writer this
authentic and original. She is the real thing, at last."
The Atlanta Journal Constitution chimed in with.
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Yulee's Henry breaks 59-year-old national rushing record



'Dogs' season ends after 'valiant effort'


By AARON PORTWOOD
Taylor County put forth a
valiant effort at ruining Yulee
High School star running
back Derrick Henry's
record-breaking rushing
performance Friday night
in Yulee, but ultimately the
Bulldogs came up on the
short end of a 41-26 playoff
loss to the Hornets.
The Bulldogs held Henry
and Yulee scoreless in the
first quarter -- as both teams
played to a 0-0 tie -- but
Henry finally broke loose
on a long touchdown run
44 seconds into the second
quarter.
Despite Henry's record-
breaking performance,
Taylor County had chances
to pull off the upset forcing
three turnovers and twice
driving down inside the
Hornets' 5-yard line, but
managed to convert only one
of the turnovers into points.
Taylor County held Yulee
scoreless on 2 of the Hornets'
5 first-half drives, but gave
up a touchdown with less
than 25 seconds to play in the
first half to fall behind 21-13.
The Bulldogs forced
Henry to fumble on the
opening drive of the second
half at midfield, but managed
only 5 yards before having to
punt.
After a long 90-yard drive
by Yulee put the Hornets up
28-13 in the 3rd quarter, the
Bulldogs responded with
their own 83-yard scoring
drive capped with a 1-yard
TD run by Jake Smyrnios to
pull within 28-20.


Taylor County's defense (in white) collapses on Yulee's star running back Derrick Henry (2) during the first half of the
Bulldogs' playoff game against the Hornets.


national high school career
rushing yards record on a
52-yard TD run that was his
longest of the night.
Henry surpassed the nearly
60-year-old record of 11.232
yards long thought to be
unbreakable -- set by Ken
Hall of Sugar Land (Texas)
High School from 1950-
53, as he literally single-
handedly carried Yulee to a
first-round Class 4A playoff
win over the Bulldogs.
Henry finished the game
with an incredible 58 carries
for 481 rushing yards and
6 touchdowns giving the


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15 First Downs 29
28/201 Rushing Yards 70/495
13/27/1 Comp /Passes/Int. 0/2/2
108 Pass Yards 0
309 Total Offense 495
3/38.5 Punts/Avg. 0/0
1/0 Fumbles/Lost 11l
8/75 Penalties/Yds. 4/45


Yulee took a 35-20 lead
to start the 4th quarter, but
the Bulldogs refused to quit
and climbed back to within
35-26 on a 9-yard TD run by
Smyrnios.
Henry broke loose on a 39-
yard TD run that basically
sealed the win with 5:46 to
play, but Taylor County once
again rallied, as Wentworth
(13 of 27, 108 yards passing,
1 int.) drove the Bulldogs
down to the 6-yard line
before he was picked off
in the endzone with 3:26 to
play.
Henry, the five-star
running back committed
to play for Alabama, made
history on his second carry
of the second quarter by
breaking the 59-year-old


top-rated running back a new
national record 11,612 career
rushing yards. The 58 carries
was also a new state record
for one game.
The Hornets' star player
carried the ball on 58 of
Yulee's 72 total offensive
plays, as Yulee fullback
Jason Ray finished with 10
carries for 25 yards. Yulee
QB Dalton Bradley finished
0 for 2 passing with 2
interceptions and was sacked
on both of his carries for
minus 11 yards before being
knocked out of the game by
the Bulldog defense.
Henry has now rushed
for 3,752 yards and 50
touchdowns during the 2012
season, averaging 341 yards
and nearly 5 TDs per game.


Bulldog quarterback Daniel Wentworth (16)
looks to pitch the ball to Jake Smyrnios (7)
during state playoff action Friday night at Yulee.


Listed at 6-3 and 238
pounds, Henry has never
been held under 200 yards
rushing in 11 games this
season and has rushed for
more than 100 yards in all
45 high school games he has
ever played.
Despite the fact Taylor
County (and every other
opponent) designed a
customized defense focused
on containing him, the
powerful, speedy tailback
showed the strength and
endurance that helped hiln
set the new Florida single-
game rushing record (502
yards) earlier this season
against Jacksonville-Andrew
Jackson.
Henry now has 148 career
rushing TDs and is sixth on
the nation's all-time TD list.
with a chance to break that
record Friday night when
Yulee hosts District 1-4A
champion East Gadsden.
"1 lied. It wasn't a Hunmee
we were tackling, it was a
school bus," Bulldogs' Head
Coach Ryan Smith said after
the game.
"In all seriousness, he
is the best player I've ever
witnessed ... even better
than Marcus Lattimore
(South Carolina), and I was
extremely proud of the fight
and perseverance our guys
showed in trying to get him
down.
"I am very proud' of this
team and the effort they
gave. They left it all on
the field, and I couldn't
ask for anything more.
Unfortunately, we weren't
able to win the game, but that
is not a reflection of the year
we had. All year this team
continued to improve and
we were able to accomplish
a fourth straight winning
season and make the playoffs
for a record fourth straight
time despite an extremely
difficult schedule," Smith
said.
The Bulldogs finished 7-5
with all five losses coming
against playoff teams,
including Wakulla (10-0),
Madison (9-1), Fort White
(7-4), East Gadsden (7-2)
and Yulee (8-3).
"I am extremely proud of
this team for never quitting
and continuing to improve
even when they had every
excuse not to. These men
did the community of Taylor
County proud," Smith
said.
The Bulldogs showed they
were going for the upset
from the opening drive, as
Smith opted to go for a first
down instead of punting on
4th and 2 at midficld.
Bulldog senior tailback
Jake Smyrnios (15 carries,
91 yards, 2 TDs) was slopped
short of the first down marker
on the play, allowing Yulee
to take over at midfield.
Seven carries by Henry
moved the Hornets inside
the Bulldog 15-yard line, but
Darick Ward, Tyler Evans,
Calub Murphy and Javolis
McNeal stepped up big to
stop Henry on back-to-back


plays, leading to a 10-yard
sack by Luke Kallschmidt on
3rd and 8.
Yulee went for the
touchdown on 4th and 18
from the Bulldogs' 22, but
Johnny Anderson intercepted
a fade pass in the endzone to
give Taylor the ball.
makingg over on their own
20, Taylor County had a
chance to take an early lead.
moving the ball down inside
the Yulee 5-yard line thanks
to Wentworth passes to
Moral Stephens (6 catches.
66 yards) and Jaymonte
McLeod (3 catches, 27 yards)
as well as impressive runs by
Smyrnios of 20. 10 and 4
yards. However, Wentworth
was stopped at the 5-yard
line on a 3rd down run and
Smyrnios was met in the
backfield on a 4th and 4 play
to end the scoring threat.
After carrying five straight
times for 42 yards, Henry
finally found a crack in
the Bulldogs' defense and
broke the national rushing
record on a 52-yard TD run
with 11:16 remaining in the
second quarter.
Taylor did not trail long.
as Anderson ripped off a 54-
yard kickoff return down to
Yulee's 21, and Wentworth
showed amazing toughness
by breaking multiple tackles
to score on a 20-yard QB
keeper two plays later.
Evan Ward's PAT tied the
scored at 7-7.
Yulee answered right
back with a 12-play drive
(including 9 runs by Henry)
capped by Henry's 10-yard
TD run with 4:36 left in
the 2nd quarter to give the
Hornets a 14-7 lead.
A screen pass to Chance
Rodgers lost 2 yards and
McLeod dropped a pass over
the middle to force a Bulldog
punt, but Taylor got the ball
right back when Kallschmidt
crushed Bradley on a pass
attempt (knocking him out of
the game) and Eury Holmes
returned an interception'
59 yards down to the Yulee
6-yard line.
Wentworth (12 carries,
107 yards. 2 TDs) bulled his
way into the endzone on the
next play to make the score
14-13, but Evan Ward's PAT
was wide right by inches
to allow Yulee to cling to a
I-point lead with 1:06 left in
the first half.
The Bulldog defense
turned in multiple big
hits on Henry during the
game, including several
by noseguard Tyler Evans,
linebacker Calub Murphy
and defensive lineman
Darick Ward that could be
heard in the stands.
However, Henry just kept
coming, demonstrated by
an amazing 65-yard scoring
drive with under a minute to
play in the 2nd quarter.
Despite big hits by Evans,
Murphy. McNeal and a
great backside ankle tackle
by Marc Ilamilton, Henry
managed to find a crease
and score from 25 yards out
to give the Hornets a 21-13


lead with just 25 seconds left
in the half.
Yulee got the ball to open
the second half, but Darick
Ward stopped Henry for no
gain and Murphy knocked
the ball loose on the next
play for Evans to recover,
giving the Bulldogs a chance
to tie the game.
However, Taylor's offense
managed only a 5-yard
completion to Jalan Oliver
(3 catches, 17 yards) before
having to punt.
Henry scored his 4th TD
on a 9-yard run to cap a 90-
yard drive with 5:06 to play
in the 3rd quarter, giving
Yulee a 28-13 lead.
The Bulldogs answered
back with an 83-yard drive
that featured fantastic runs
by Smyrnios. a 17-yard pass
to Stephens and a great 28-
yard run by Wentworth to
set up Smyrnios' second
touchdown of the game that
made the score 28-20 Yulee.
Henry scored his 5th
touchdown on a 45-yard
run to start the 4th quarter
and give Yulee a 35-20
advantage.
An 18-yard kickoff return
by Holmes. 10-yard pass to
Stephens, 22-yard run by
Wentworth and an awesome
3rd down catch by McLeod
set up a 9-yard TD run by
Smyrnios behind offensive
linemen Andrew McBride.
Chase Barger. Derrick
Thompson, Janard Robson
and Jake Barr.
The Bulldogs went for
the two-point conversion.
hoping to pull within a
touchdown (35-28). but
Wentworth was sacked as he
rolled out to pass.
Henry capped the scoring
with a 39-yard TD run with
5:46 to play. but was stopped
on his 2-point conversion
run with an outstanding
display of tenacious defense
by Davis Helm and Jermaine
Watkins.
An 8-yard catch by Oliver.
25-yard pass to Stephens and
3-yard run by Smyrnios set
up a 3rd and goal play for
the Bulldogs from Yulee's


6-yard line, but Wentworth
was picked off on a pass into
the endzone intended for
Stephens, allowing Yulee to
run out the clock.
Calub Murphy led the
Bulldog defense with an
amazing 13 solo tackles, 15
assists and a forced fumble,
while Tyler Evans met Henry
at the line of scrimmage
nearly every play, finishing
with 10 solo tackles, 9 assists
and a fumble recovery.
Luke Kallschmidt also
had a big game with 10
solo tackles, a tackle for
loss, 7 assists and a sack.
Fellow linebackers Javolis
McNeal (4 solo, 13 assists)
and Davis Helm (4 solo, 8
assists) swarmed on Henry
nearly every play. along with
teammates Marc Hamilton
(5 solo. 7 assists), KeVarius
Franklin (2 solo. 9 assists),
Jermaine Watkins (4 solo,
6 assists), Darick Ward (4
solo. 2 assists) and Evan
Grambling (2 solo. 4 assists).
Johnny Anderson finished
with 4 assists and an
interception, while Jamarcus
Robertson and Jamar
McNeal each had 1 solo
tackle.
Bulldog Defensive
Coordinator Beau Johnson
said he was extremely
pleased with his defense's
effort.
"I watched each play 5
times in slow motion. We
had effort on every play.
Of course I found some
techniques that needed work,
but that is on every film. It
is hard to believe, but we
executed our game plan
really well," the coach said.
Johnson said that at one
point Taylor County had 6
linemen. 4 linebackers and 1
defensive back.
"We totally ignored one
receiver. 1 would not change
one thing scheme wise.
Henry is just that good. He
is the best I have ever seen
-- 58 carries between the
tackles -- 1 'm still shaking
my head. My Bulldogs never
quit in this game and did not
quit all year," Johnson said.


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Taylor County High's
Meagan Giddons competed
against 173 others in the
State Class 2A Cross
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T'he freshman distance
runner placed an impressive
69th in the state with a
time of 20:52.44. Julia
Montgomery of Pine Crest
HI igh won the live kilometer
event (3.1 miles) with a time
of 18:20.93.


Giddons, who won the
District II individual title
two weeks ago, qualified for
the state meet after placing
eighth in the state regionals
recently at Sunny Hills
Farm in Tallahassec.
In that meet, the high
school freshman ran a
personal best of 19.35
minutes.
Saturday's state finals
were held at Apalachee
Regional Park.







A-7 Taco Times November 21, 2012


Religion



Need Thanksgiving dinner?

Pentecostals invite all Thursday at 2


The Pentecostals of Perry, formerly the
Word of Truth Tabernacle, will serve a
Thanksgiving dinner "as a gift of love for
those without family or food."


The meal will be served Thursday
beginning at 2 p.m.
The church is located at 3379 U.S.
Highway 221 North.


Mark Dec. 2 for 'God's Country'


Josh Noland's "God's Country Live
Concert" is planned for Sunday, Dec. 2, at
6:30 p.m. in the Perry First Church of God.
The Encore Band will be featured along


with The Purvis Brothers, Larry Bullock,
Rebecca Aman, Wayne Martin, Fishbone
Fred, Austin Wynn and Jennifer Sullivan.
The community is invited to attend.


Obituaries


Billy Joe Mosier
Billy Joe "Cadillac Bill"
Mosier, 81, died Saturday,
Nov. 17, 2012, at his home
in Steinhatchee. Mr. Mosier
moved to Steinhatchee
from Melbourne eight years
ago. He was a veteran who
served in the United States
Navy, a member of the
American Legion and a
Baptist.
He was preceded in death
by his wife of 56 years,
Mary Mosier, and son, Rick
Mosier.
Survivors included: three
daughters, Karen (Larry)
Tidwell of Steinhatchee,
Debbie (Bret) Baker of
Palm Bay and Teresa (Don)
Hyatt of Apollo Beach;
four grandchildren, Tiffany,
Joseph, Jacob and Michael.
Funeral services were
held Tuesday, Nov. 20, at
6:30 p.m. at Rick Gooding
Funeral Home which was
in charge of arrangements.
Family members received
friends one hour prior to the
service.

Earl Thomas
Luther
Earl Thomas Luther, 77,
died Saturday, Nov. 17,
2012, at Capital Regional
Medical Center.
He was born on March 7,
1935, in Williamston, S.C.,
to Elbert Lee Luther and
the former Sadie Gertrude
Ellison. Coming from
Williamston, he had lived
in Perry since 1964. He
retired from Watkins after
26 years as an electrician.
Mr. Luther was a member
of Pisgah Baptist Church.
Survivors include his
wife of 55 years, Bonnie
Ruth Luther of Perry,
two sons, Tommy Wayne
(Susie) Luther and Kevin
Ray (Deanna) Luther, and
one daughter, Connie Faye
(Russ) Davis, all of Perry;
10 grandchildren; five
great-grandchildren; several
nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be
held today, Nov. 21, at 2
p.m. at Joe P. Burns Funeral
Home with Rodney Watts
officiating and interment
following in Pisgah
Cemetery. Family members
will receive friends one
hour prior to the service
starting at 1 p.m.

James J. Norton
Jr.
James J.'Norton Jr., 86,
died Wednesday, Nov. 14,
2012, at Marshall Health
Care Center. He was born
in Broad Brook, Conn.,
on Nov. 10, 1926, to
James J. Norton and the
former Mary H. Healy. Mr.
Norton worked with the
Department of Corrections
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as a correctional officer.
He was a member of the
Catholic Church of the
Immaculate Conception.
He was preceded in death
by his parents.
Survivors include: his
companion of 28 years,
Esta Brown of Perry; one
daughter, Tabitha Mann
and fiancee Joel Baldree of
Perry; four grandchildren,
Alysa Smith, Maverick
Lawless, Ashley Reedy and
Alisha Bland; one great-
grandchild, Kayden Bland.
Funeral services will be
held in East Windsor. Conn.

Rhonda Sue King
Jack
Rhonda Sue King Jack.
52, died Sunday, Nov. 18.
2012, at Marshall Health
Care Center. She was born
in Perry on April 12, 1960,
to Dennis King and the
former Reba Cruce.
Coming back from Texas.
she had lived in Perry for
the last five years. She
was a homemaker and a
member of the Shady Grove
Missionary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in
death by her father, Dennis
King, and a son, Tyrel Jack.
Survivors include her
mother. Reba (Tommy)
Todd of Perry: two sons.
Ryan Jack of Texarkana.
Texas, and Freddy Jack
of Largo; two daughters,
Danielle Jack of Bay City,
Texas, and Ashley Jack of
Bastrop, Texas: one brother.
Alfred Dennis King Jr.
of Houston, Texas; one
half- sister, Wendy King
Slaughter of Shady Grove;
two step-sisters, Chantelle
Johnson and Donna


Land, both of Perry; 11
grandchildren; and a host
of nieces, nephews, aunts,
uncles, and cousins.
Funeral services were
held Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 2
p.m. at Joe P. Burns Funeral
Home with Jesse Benelield
officiating.
Interment followed
in Hendry Memorial
Cemetery. Family members
received friends one hour
prior to the service.

Robert Sullivan
The wife and children of
Robert "Fish" Sullivan are
holding a memorial in his
honor on Saturday. Nov.
24. 2012, at noon at 3441
Hwy. 98 W. All friends are
invited.

Nancy Louise
Carter
Nancy Louise Carter,
55. died Monday. Nov. 19,
2012, at Doctors' Memorial
Hospital.
She was born in Tarpon
Springs on April 9, 1957
and had lived in Perry for
the past 26 years. Mrs.
Carter was a homemaker.
Survivors include: her
husband of 12 years. James
Carter of Perry: one son.
Charles Wayne Owens of
Bell: one daughter. Nancy
Owens: two brothers, Joe
Weekly and Junior Miller:
three sisters. Hazel Carter.
Bonnie Yates and Bertie
Benson: as well as a host of
other relatives and friends.
Graveside services will
be held Friday. Nov. 23.
in Pisgah Cemetery at 2
p.m. with Percy Jacobs
officiating.


SThelma Walket Skinne
Thelma Walker Skinner, 75, of Live Oak, passed
away on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, after a long
illness. The Immockalee, native moved to Live Oak
from Perry. She was a member of Westwood Baptist
Church.
Mrs. Skinner is survived by her husband of 58
years: Fain Skinner of Live Oak; one daughter,
Kathy (Arnold) Avriett of Jasper; two sons, Michael
Bryace "Cog" (Cher) Skinner, Ronnie (Suellen)
Skinner all of Live Oak; one sister, June Pridgeon
of Perry; one brother, Hamp (lona) Walker of Shady
Grove; three grandchildren, Fain (Hannah) Skinner
of Live Oak, Michelle (Bobby) Pogue of Cusseta,
Ga, Stevie (Kevin) Dasher of Live Oak; four great-
grandchildren, Kole and Kale Skinner, Cayden
Pogue and Kensley Dasher.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18,
at Westwood Baptist Church with Dr. Jimmy Dees
officiating. Interment followed in the Live Oak
Cemetery. A visitation was held on Saturday, Nov.
17, at Daniels Funeral Homes from 5-7 p.m.
Daniels Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., of Live
Oak and Branford, is in charge of arrangements.


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SA-8 TacoTimes November21,2012


Blackwood presented outstanding




community member award for 2012


Perry resident Lloyd
Blackwood was presented
the 2012 Paula Bailey
Outstanding Community
Member Award by the
Lighthouse of the Big Bend,
an agency that provides
free services for people
with vision loss and legal
blindness in the 11 counties
of North Central Florida,
including Taylor.
Lighthouse services for
adults include independent
living skills training,
orientation and mobility
skills training, vocational
skills training and assistive
technology training.
Programs are also available
for visually impaired or
blind children ages 0-5 and
14-18.
Each fall, the Lighthouse
requests submissions from
the general public for the
Paula Bailey Outstanding
Community Member
Award, which is given at the
agency's annual Dining in
the Dark fundraising event.
The award recognizes
individuals for their


contributions to promoting a
positive image and example
for the community while
being visually impaired.
Blackwood lost his sight
due to retinitis pigmentosa
and glaucoma more than 10
years ago, "but has not lost


his vision of being active in
life by striving to advance
his skills. He comes from a
background in real estate and
mortgage processing where
he was very successful,"
Lighthouse Vocational
Services Director Wayne S.


Warner said.
"Blackwood's life
experiences, strong family
ties and values have made
him into an individual who
essentially does not meet a
stranger."
He is an active member


Representative Alan William (left) presents the Paula Bailey "Inspirational
Award" to winner, Lloyd Blackwood Jr. (right)


of the Perry community and
works to establish outlets
where he can advocate for
persons with disabilities.
"He never lets time go to
waste and pushes himself
to make the best of any
situation; he utilizes all
available resources and
actively seeks opportunities
to help others who may
benefit from his experience,"
Warner said.
Blackwood volunteers
with several public
entities including
service organizations
(specifically the Guardian
ad Litem program) and has
participated in meeting with
the Governors Commission
for Employment of Persons
with Disabilities in an effort
to develop opportunities to
better himself and others.
"Mr. Blackwood does
not shy away from any
opportunity to advocate for
employment for persons
with vision impairments and
volunteers to be a source
of information for others
who are working through


adjustment to vision loss.
He has made the point on
many occasions that if you
think you have problems,
just look a little closer and
you will find that your
problems quickly pale in
comparison to others.
"Blackwood's can-
do attitude, approach
to life and his positive
influence on others that he
becomes associated with is
impressive. He represents
a truly self-motivated
individual placing no blame
on others for life situations
and has the opinion that
each person is in control of
their own destiny.
"He is a strong advocate
of self-reliance and
demonstrates what we all
should strive to achieve.
Because of the efforts of Mr.
Blackwood and the positive
nature of his general
demeanor, as well as setting
the bar high for us all, he
is well deserving of the
Paula Bailey Inspirational
Community Member
Award," Warner said.


also one of the "youngest"
clubs (the club was
established here in 2009).
This national honor was
awarded to the Perry-"dise"
Parrotheads Nov. 3. at
PHiP's 21st annual national
convention in Key West.
Club founder and captain
Gina Jolley represented the


Parrotheads in Perry-dise's colorful mascot
Jimmy the Parrot has been sighted at many local
community events.


AARP: last Wed., 10 a.m. at
Perry Shrine Club.
Kiwanis Club: Wednesdays,
noon, Perry Elks Lodge on
Puckett 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: third
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


local club at the Key West
event, along with members
Joey Galbraith. Leevi
Galbraith. Mike Jolley and
Barbara Plymel.
The Golden Coconut
recognizes Parrot Head clubs
"for outstanding charitable
and environmental
efforts." with the winning
chapter designated as the
flagship chapter of the
PHiP organization for the
following year.
Honorees are selected
based on an essay
summarizing club activities
on behalf of its service area,
with entries blind-judged
by previous award winners.
The essay is available at
the PHiP website, www.
phip.com (follow the link
to Golden Coconut Award
winners).
There are more than
239 Parrot Head chapters
with 28,000 members
in 45 states, Canada and
Australia.
The Golden Coconut
Award was established in
1996. Bestowed upon the
winning chapter, the Golden
Coconut is a one-of-a-kind
trophy designed, hand-


of the month, 5:30 p.m., public
library.
Girl Scouts Service Unit: first
Tuesday, 7 p.m., Scout Hut.
Habitat for Humanity: second
Thursday, 5:30 p.m., Capital City
Bank, Rm. #208.
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 IndianTribe:
second Saturday, 3 p.m., 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.


crafted and presented by
Margaritaville Key West.
Parrotheads in Perry-
"dise" is the third Florida
club to win the prestigious
award and joins a
distinguished list of past
winners that include Lakes
Area Parrot Heads (Mich.),
Galveston Bay Parrot Head
Club (Texas). San Antonio
Parrot Head Club (Texas).
Panama City Parrot Head
Club (Fla.). and Tampa Bay
Parrot Head Club (Fla.).
Parrotheads in Perry-
"dise" meet the second and
fourth Wednesday of each
month (locations vary).
Annual dues are $20 per
person (children/youth are
free).
For meeting or
membership information.
contact Capt. Jolley at (850)
843-1469.
PHiP is a not-for-profit
corporation, whose purpose
is to assist in community
and environmental concerns
and provide a variety of
social activities for people
who are interested in the
music of Jimmy Buffett
and the tropical lifestyle he
personifies.


2012 Aucilla Christian Academy Homecoming
King Jared Jackson and Queen Caroline Schwab

Schwab crowned ACA


Homecoming Queen
By FRAN HUNT
Story courtesy Monticello News
During its Nov. 16 football game against Bronson,
Aucilla Christian Academy hosted its annual Homecoming
celebration with the introduction of the Royal Court at
halftime and the crowning of this year's King and Queen.
Perry's Caroline Schwab was named 2012 Homecoming
Queen.
She is the 17-year old daughter of Richard and Jennifer
,.- Please see page 10


Taylor Adultl Program (TAP): Taylor County Reef Research
Thursday, 10 a.m., 502 N. Team: second Tuesday, 7 p.m.,
Center Street. 223-0393. Forest Capital Hall.
Taylor Coastal Communities Taylor County Senior Center:
Association: second Tuesday, Executive Board of Directors
6 p.m., at the district building on meeting, every third Thursday.
Beach Road. Taylor County United:
Taylor County Amateur Radio second Mon., 7 p.m., Evangel
Club: first Tuesday, 7 p.m., Christian Fellowship (1454
Perry-Foley Airport conference Courtney Road).
room. Tourism Development
Taylor County Brotherhood: Council: second Thurs.,
meets on Mondays, 7 p.m., at New 12 noon, Chamber of Commerce.
Brooklyn; every third Saturday, Whole Child Taylor-Shared
9 a.m., at Stewart Memorial. Service Network: fourth Mon.,
Taylor County Brotherhood 9 a.m., Alton H. Wentworth
Choir: meets every Thursday, Administrative Complex.
6 p.m., at Stewart Memorial. Yarn Lovers Circle: first and
Chamber of Commerce: third Thursday, 9:30 a.m., Taylor
second Thurs., 8 a.m., chamber County Public Library.
board room. .? "rp .' ':-'.,
Taylor County Development ,.,..t a
Authority: second Mon., noon,
at Historic Perry Station. AL-ANON: meets every
Taylor County Historical Thursday at noon, St. James
Society: third Mon., 7 p.m. Episcopal Church.
Historical Society building. Alcoholics Anonymous:
Society's museum is open every Monday, 7 p.m. and Thursday,
Thursday, 1-5 p.m. 7 p.m. at the Serenity House,
Taylor County Horseman's 1824 N. Jefferson St. Call 843-
Association Horse Show: 3484.
practice roping every Friday, Big Bend Hospice Advisory
7 p.m.; second Saturday, Council: fourth Tuesday at
registration, 3 p.m.; ride, 4 p.m. 1 p.m., Big Bend Hospice office
Arena is located on Bishop Blvd. (107 E. Green).
Free admission. Delehrate Re-nverv: a nnn-


Taylor County Quilters:
Tuesday, 10 a.m. to noon, public
library.


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 noon 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).
To add an organization, please
call (850) 584-5513.


Parrotheads in Perry-'dise'win



national award of excellence


Parrotheads in Perry-
"dise" has earned the 2012
Golden Coconut Award of
Excellence from Jimmy
Buffett's Margaritaville and
Parrot Heads in Paradise,
Inc. (PHiP)-with the
distinction of being not only
one of the smallest clubs to
ever receive the award, but


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Apartment for rent. 2 bedroom, 1
bath, washer/dryer hook ups. No
pets, $550 monthly, $550 deposit.
Call 223-3369.
11/21 12/07

Nice rental available Dec. 20 or
earlier. 3 bedroom, 1 bath house
on 1 acre. Updated kitchen and
bath, big master, semi-furnished
country living just minutes from
town. Also, optional, adjacent 9
acres for rent. No small children or
pets. $795 monthly, first and last
months rent up front, 838-5297.
11/21 11/30

Small camper trailer for rent. Quiet
and private, $90 weekly, includes
all utilities. Call 838-6746.
BW, tfn

House in town. 3 bedroom, 1 1/2
baths. No pets, no smoking.
Background check required. $550
per month rent, $550 security
deposit. Call 584-6140.
11/09- 11/30


TIDEWATER APARTMENTS
IMMEDIATE OPENINGS FOR
2 & 3 Bedroom Apartments
Rent based on income with
First Month Rent Free for
qualified applicants. Call
850-584-6842. TDD. EHO.
Section 8 Affordable Multifamily
Housing
TWA, tfn

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.
LS, 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

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


RIVERFRONT LOT FOR SALE
Want to own this part of "The
Suwannee River?"
Priced to Sell!!!!
Located in Lafayette County,
Mayo, Florida.
.75 acres for only $36,500111
Now Accepting Offers
Call Cynthia for more information
(850) 223-7152
or Visit our website: bcfcu.coop
BCFCU
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Looking for a retired
or semi-retired, experienced

WEB PRESSMAN

for a few days/week

Perry Newspapers, Inc.


Good pay Apply in person at
123 S. Jefferson St.





WE BUY GOLD, SILVER,


OLD COINS AND. ALMOST


ANYTHING ELSE OF VALUE


Triple wide MH on 1/2 acre.
Fireplace, back porch, city water
and sewer, close to Perry.
$39,900, call (386) 288-1764.
11/21 11/30

For Sale By Owner
3 bed, 2 bath, single family
dwelling on 1.16 MOL acres at
308 Worley Way, Clark
Subdivision off Bishop Blvd. Total
elec., central H/A, FP, fenced back
yard, concrete drive, and lots
more. $203,900 includes a 1 yr.
home warranty. Please call (850)
838-8258 for appt., leave msg.
11/21 12/14

1 acre of land, 2 miles from
Keaton Beach. $18,500, some
owner financing. Well, power pole,
septic and large shed. Call 843-
1301.
11/14- 12/17

PRICE REDUCED. 3BD/2BA tri-
level floor plan, LR/DR with
fireplace, family room with
fireplace, kitchen, breakfast area,
office, large rec. room, patio, pool,
large storage building, 3 acres m/l,
2,592 sq. ft. 121 Shady Oaks Dr.
(off Plantation). (850) 584-7687 or
843-5512.
11/02- 11/30


Large 30x60 steel building with
power on 2 acres, off Johnson
Stripling Rd. Perfect for
manufacturer or welding shop,
$54,000. Call (850) 278-6158.
11/09- 11/28

Mini ranch 24.5 acres includes 3/2
home, shop and rental property.
North of Perry, just outside of city
limits. $240,000, call (850) 295-
1403.
11/02- 11/30

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, tfn

Home for sale. 3BD/2BA tri-level
floor plan, LR/DR with fireplace,
family room with fireplace, kitchen,
breakfast area, office, large rec.
room, patio, pool, large storage
building, 3 acres m/1, 2,592 sq. ft.
121 Shady Oaks Dr. (off
Plantation). (850) 584-7687 or
843-5512.
11/02- 11/30




2003 GRAND MARQUEE. 42,000
miles, 4 door, auto, great
condition, $7,000, Call 838-7554
or 843-1268.
11/14- 11/24

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Security Guards Needed
Must have "D" license, must pass
criminal/drug screening, $9.25/hr.
Contact www.dsisecurity.com,
(850) 385-8701. EEO/M/F/V/H,
Drug Free Employer.
11/21 11/30

Director of Advising & Retention
wanted at North Florida
Community College.
See www.nfcc.edu.
11/21 11/30
NFCC

ASE-Certified Automotive
Instructor and Automotive
Assistant Needed:
Inquire of Jamie Newberry,
Education Director
Twin Oaks Vocational Academy
(850) 948-1200, x281 or
jnewberry@togha.org
11/14- 12/07, TOJ
TOVA2436

Retail and Food Service Manager
needed immediate opening in a
progressive and growing company
requires previous experience in
retail or food service
management. Including store
scheduling, P&L, marketing and
expense control. Compensation
based on skills and experience.
Vacation, sick and health benefits
available. Resume and references
required. Apply by mail, P.O. Box
923, Perry, FL 32348.
WO, tfn


DEADLINES:
Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday the deadlines for
classified ads are Monday by 5 p.m. for the Taco
Times and Wednesday by 10 a.m. for the Perry
News-Herald.



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waiting for you! An immediate
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you have a friendly can-do
attitude, a gentle touch, a great
work ethic, you are organized and
self-motivated with a good sense
of humor, then you should apply.
Call (888) 486-2408 to hear a
message with more details about
the position and instructions on
how to apply for this position in
Madison, FL. Great benefits!
10/26- 11/21

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job? CONSTRUCTION HELP.
WANTED. Clean driving record
and drug test required. Fax or
email resume to: (850) 584-7566
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11/16- 11/23, J&J




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


Quest Training offers CNA prep
classes taught by an RN. NoTABE
test required. Professional, high
pass rates, day and evening
classes. A brief drive with great
benefits, (386) 362-1065.
11/07- 11/30

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

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

TALL TIMBER TREE SERVICE
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*Debris Removal
*Bucket truck use
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'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




REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
The Board of County
Commissioners of Taylor County
Is requesting qualifications for an
Attorney at Law to represent the
Taylor County Planning Board.
The attorney must be a member


of good standing with the Florida
Bar, and be familiar with the
Taylor County Comprehensive
Plan and the Taylor County Land
Development Regulations. The
retainer and hourly rate will be
negotiated. Attorneys Interested
are requested to present their
written interest and qualifications
to the County Administrator, Mr.
Jack Brown by December 10,
2012, at 5:00 p.m. Mr, Brown's
address is County Offices, 201
East Green Street, Perry, Florida
32347, No faxes will be
accepted. After the
qualifications are reviewed, the
Board of County Commissioners
will decide who to Interview at
their meeting, Any questions
should be directed to the Board's
attorney, Conrad C. Bishop, Jr.,
Post Office Box 167, Perry, Florida
32348 (850) 584-6113.

Notice of Public Hearing
Hearing: December 11, 2012
Subject of Hearing: Revision to
School Board Policy #7.23 Sick
Leave,
THE DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD OF
TAYLOR COUNTY WILL HOLD A
PUBLIC HEARING ON THE ABOVE
DATE FOR APPROVAL OF SAID
HEARING ITEM. THE PUBLIC IS
INVITED TO ATTEND TO EXPRESS
THEIR OPINIONS/CONCERNS. THE
PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD
AT:
The Administrative Complex,
School Board Meeting Room
318 North Clark Street, in Perry @
6:00 p.m.
A copy of this policy may be
obtained from the
Superintendent's Office.
Paul E. Dyal
Superintendent of Schools

Notice of Intention To Register
Fictitious Name
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
Notice Is hereby given that the
undersigned, pursuant to the
fictitious name statute, chapter
20953 or Section 865,09, Florida
Statutes, 1941, will register with
the Secretary of State,
Corporation Division,
Tallahassee, Florida, upon
receipt of proof of publication of
this notice the fictitious name, to
wit: The Shaggy Shack Grooming
under which we/I will engage In
business. I/we expect to engage
in business In Steinhatchee,
Florida and our address Is: 1107
Vaughn Ln., Steinhatchee, FL
32359. The extent of ownership Is:
Eileen Mary Carroll 100%.

Notice is hereby given:
THOMAS LEWIS
Last known address of:
1028 Paul Poppell Rd
Perry, Florida 32347
56320 Acorn Rd
Astor, Florida 32102
SUSAN BROWN
Last known address of:
14474 Beach Rd
Perry, Florida 32348
327 E Jefferson St
Tallahassee, Florida 32301
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.

PUBLIC MEETING
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN
Please take notice that the Three
Rivers Regional Library Board will
hold a Board Meeting on
Thursday, December 13, at 7:00
p.m., at the Dixie County Public
Library, In Cross City, Florida.
All Interested persons are Invited
to attend and be heard, Please
be advised, that if a person
decides to appeal any decision
made by the Board with respect
to any matter considered at
such hearing, that person will


need to ensure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings, and
that, for such purpose, he/she
may need to ensure that a
verbatim record is made, which
record includes the testimony
and evidence upon which the
appeal Is to be based.
"Person with disabilities
requesting reasonable
accommodations to participate
In this proceeding should
contact (352) 498-1200 (Voice &
TDD) or via Florida Relay Service
at (800) 955-8771."

LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING
NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2012
BIG BEND WATER AUTHORITY
Notice Is being given that the
Board of Directors (Board) of the
Big Bend Water Authority
(Authority) will hold its regular
meeting for November and
December 2012 In a combined
meeting on December 13, 2012,
at the Authority office, 1313 1st
Avenue SE, Steinhatchee,
Florida, at 6:00 p.m.
The meeting Is open to the
public and will be conducted in
accordance with Florida law.
The purpose of the meeting
includes, but is not limited to,
Board consideration of the
engineer's recommendation of
award for the Authority Sewer
System Improvements Project;
presentation of a proposed
revised Master Wastewater
Service Phase Map; status
update regarding the Water
Treatment Plant Project; status
update regarding the Authority
Sewer System Improvement
Project; consideration of the.
Amended and Restated Water
and Sewer Revenue Bond
Anticipation Note Resolution
(USDA Wastewater Project);
consideration of auditor
selection and CRI Audit
Engagement Letter for FY 2012;
and an update regarding the
Taylor County Issue. A copy of a
meeting agenda may be
obtained at the meeting, prior to
the meeting by contacting Jo
Hiers at 352-498-3576, or by
visiting the Authority office at
1313 1st Avenue SE,
Stelnhotchee, Florida. The
meeting, or any agenda item
considered at the meeting, may
be continued to a date and
time certain to be announced at
the meeting and noticed. This
notice may be subject to
change.
Pursuant to provisions of the
Americans with Disabilities Act,
any person requiring special
accommodations should
contact Jo Hiers at 352-498-3576
at least forty-eight (48) hours
before the meeting. If you are
hearing or speech impaired,
please contact the Florida Relay
Service at (800) 955-8770 for aid
in contacting Jo Hler at 352-498-
3576 at least two (2) days prior to
the date of the meeting,
If anyone chooses to appeal any
decision of the Board with
respect to any matter
considered at the meeting, such
person will need a record of the
proceedings and should,
accordingly, ensure that a
verbatim record of the
proceedings Is made that
Includes the testimony and
evidence upon which such
appeal is to be based.

Notice Is hereby given to Therese
Lynn Fletcher. Unless payment is
made on 2000 Cadi Vin
#W06VR54RXYR059437. Vehicle
will be auctioned on the 3rd of
December at 9 a.m. at Larry's
Towing.





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ROBOCALLS
Continued from page 3
consumer. Fake caller II)'s
may also show the number
123456789 or the caller
may appear as "unknown."
Jarvis concluded
by advising residents,


"In response to the
overwhelming number of
robocall complaints that
have been received by the
Federal Trade Commission
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businesses that have been


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Refuge House donation
Representatives from the national chapter of "Sober Bikers United"
recently presented a $600 donation to Refuge House. Above, Region 3
Program Director Debra McGrew accepts a check from Cool Breeze, left,
and Sober Joe.


Schwab active with church,
soccer, cheerleading, travel


SCHWAB
Continued from page 8
Schwab of Perry. Caroline
has attended Aucilla for
the past four years. She has
been a varsity cheerleader
for the past three years
and is currently serving as
the captain of the squad.
She enjoys playing soccer,
traveling, and being with her
family and friends. Caroline
is an active member of the


Cornerstone Fellowship
Church in Perry. Caroline
plans on attaining a soccer
scholarship at a two-year
college and transferring to a
university to obtain a degree
in exercise science.
Caroline's escort, senior
representative, Jared
Jackson, was crowned
Homecoming King. He
is the 17-year old son of
David and Cathy Jackson of
Monticello.


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