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Index Editorial . ................. A-4 Living . ..................... A-5 Religion . ................. A-6 Community . ............ A-7 Sports . ................. A-10 Classieds . .......... A-11 Weather WednesdayTropical Storm82 77 87 78 40% Thursday Serving the Tree Capital of the South Since 1963 50 One Section 55th year, No. 41 Wednesday October 10, 2018 From Hurricane MichaelTaylor braces for impact With forecasters calling for an 8to 12-foot storm surge along the Taylor County coast on Wednesday due to winds associated with Hurricane Michael, local emergency management ofcials issued a mandatory evacuation order Tuesday morning for all coastal and low-lying areas in the county. Sheriff Wayne Padgett issued the mandatory evacuation order shortly before noon on Tuesday and said deputies would begin notifying residents as soon as possible, Taylor County Emergency Management (TCEM) ofcials said. Buses were stationed at Steinhatchee School and the Keaton Beach boat ramp to help shuttle people to the Red Cross shelter at Taylor County Elementary School, which opened at 2 p.m. Tuesday. According to TCEM Deputy Director Kristy Anderson, the shelter will take pets as long as they are crated. An overow shelter will also be available at Taylor County High School, if needed. Taylor Countys public and private schools closed Tuesday and will remain closed through at least Thursday, with ofcials stating they are waiting to make a decision about Friday. Most non-essential government ofces in the Teen leads ofcers on three-county car chase Miss Florida Forest Festival 2018 Taylor Countys 2018 Florida Forest Festival royalty -including Miss Florida Forest Festival, Little King and Little Queen -will be crowned during ceremonies held Saturday, Oct. 13, at Forest Capital Hall. The combined pageant will begin at 6 p.m. The Florida Forest Festival pageant is a long standing tradition in our community. Although we only had three contestants this year, we wanted to honor the commitment and leadership of our three young ladies with a special event. As we have before, we are combining the festival pageant with Little King and Queen to create the greatest value for our community and the participants. Join us for a very special evening and fantastic event, Festival Chairman Scott Mixon said. Three Taylor County teens will be vying for the Miss Florida Forest Festival crown: Contestant #1 Haley Suzzett Armstrong Haley Suzzett Armstrong is the daughter of Thomas and Marlene Harrison. After graduation, she plans to pursue a degree Festival queen will be crowned this SaturdayPlease see page 2Who will be queen? The 2018 Miss Florida Forest Festival contestants are: (left to right) Jenna Lee, Haley Suzzett Armstrong and Abby Anna Stewart. A St. Petersburg teen led ofcers and troopers on a high-speed chase through three counties Sunday afternoon, with speeds topping 100 miles per hour. The chase began in Jefferson County around 2:33 p.m. when Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) troopers observed a 2014 Honda Accord that matched the description of a stolen vehicle from Tallahassee traveling southbound on U.S. Highway 19, just south of North Barber Hill Road. The vehicle was going 107 miles per hour in a 55 mile-per-hour zone, weaving through trafc, following too close and cutting vehicles off, FHP reported. Troopers attempted to overtake the vehicle and observed the driver braking aggressively when the vehicle approached the intersection of U.S. 19 and South Salt Road. The chase continued southbound on U.S. 19, crossing into Taylor County. The suspect, later identied as Demons Thompson, 19, ran through stoplights at the intersections of U.S. 19 and Highway 98, and U.S. 19 and Puckett Road. A Taylor County Sheriffs Ofce deputy and Perry Police Department ofcer joined troopers in the chase, which continued several miles south on U.S. 19 before crossing into Dixie County. The Dixie County Sheriffs Ofce deployed spike strips, which Thompson ran over just before being taken into custody during a high risk trafc stop at SW Mount Olive Church Road in Dixie County. He stopped the vehicle in the middle of the inside lane and put his hands out of the drivers window, surrendering to ofcers, FHP reported. He faces charges of eeing and eluding a law enforcement ofcer, reckless driving, dealing in stolen property and possession of a stolen vehicle. No injuries were reported, and the investigation remains on-going. Georgia-Pacics Foley Cellulose mill is scheduled to temporarily shut down as a safety precaution in anticipation of the arrival of Hurricane Michael. We continue to monitor weather conditions closely as Hurricane Michael approaches the panhandle of Florida, Foley Cellulose Public Affairs Manager Scott Mixon said Tuesday. Weather prompts mill closure at GP FoleyPlease see page 2 Please see page 3 Dogs punished for retaliating when attacked? County commissioners will consider making changes to an ordinance dening what constitutes a dangerous or aggressive dog, after being approached by a local property owner who had two of his dogs impounded after they retaliated when attacked on his property. Stoney Anderson appeared before the county at a Sept. 13 workshop to request the county amend its animal control ordinance to protect dogs that are provoked by other animals or humans. Anderson stated a neighbors dog came onto his property and attacked his dogs before the ght spilled back over the property line. County Animal Control was called, and during a hearing on the matter, Andersons dogs were classied as dangerous because there was no wiggle room in the ordinance. My dog was provoked, but the judge said there was no wording in the ordinance to allow for that, so his hands were tied, Anderson said. Verbiage needs to be added so that if a dog attacks another dog, it is seen as being provoked, Anderson said. According to the countys ordinance, an aggressive dog is dened as any dog that has been declared aggressive as a result of an investigation and determination from animal control because the dog: 1) Has severely injured or killed a domestic animal, fowl or livestock while off the owners property. 2) Has, when unprovoked, chased or approached a person upon the streets, sidewalks, or any public grounds in a menacing fashion or apparent attitude of attack, provided such actions are attested to in a sworn statement by one or more persons and dutifully investigated by animal control. A dangerous dog is dened as any dog that has been declared dangerous as a result of an investigation and determination from animal control because the dog: 1) Has aggressively bitten, attacked or endangered, or has inicted severe injury on a human being or caused death of a human begin on public or private property; or 2) Has more than once severely injured or killed a companion animal while off the owners property; or 3) Has been used primarily or in part for the purpose of dog ghting or is a dog trained for dog ghting. I have two large German shepherds. My dogs were on leashes, but when the ght spilled back over the property line, my dogs were then deemed dangerous or aggressive because there is nothing in your ordinance about them being provoked, Anderson said. His request seems to be reasonable, but have we talked to Animal Control about this? Commission Please see page 2 called for an eight-to-12-foot storm surge during high tides along the Taylor


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A-5 Taco Times October 10, 2018 Living By DEBBIE ROSS Master Gardener If you love gardening and want to learn more about plants and growing things, the Master Gardener program could be for you. Since 1979 the Florida Master Gardener program has provided gardeners with extensive education in home horticultural practices. The next Master Gardener class is scheduled to begin Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 10 a.m. to 3, and will continue every Wednesday for 10 weeks. This is a comprehensive hands-on training program offered through the Taylor County Cooperative Extension. All books and learning material will be provided. Each class will cover a different topic such as soils, fertilizers, composting, general botany, landscape design components, vegetable gardening, plant propagation and pesticide handling. Field trips and guest speakers will also be scheduled. The cost for the course is $100, which includes all handson material and books. This will need to be paid by Nov. 1. A minimum of 15 students is needed in order to hold the class. In return for the satisfactory completion of the horticultural training program, Master Gardeners are asked to volunteer 75 hours within the rst year following their training. Please call the Taylor County Cooperative Extension at (850) 838-3508 to register or stop by the ofce located in Forest Capital Hall at 203 Forest Park Dr. Ag Judging Sixteen local 4-H youth competed in the Ag Judging contest held in Mayo on Friday, Sept. 28. They were among 150 competitors from surrounding counties. Shown above are: (front row, left to right) Brylee Hoover, Wyatt Newman, Ryver Arnold, Makenzie Bishop, Cilas Collins, Kira Linton, Macy Lundy and Scout Smith; and (back row, left to right) 4-H Program Assistant Carrel Robinson, Liz Newman, Jaylee Peake, Hannah Claire and Susanna Curry, Jade Fletcher, Noah Aman, Chase and Hannah Colson, and 4-H Extension Agent Abbey Tharpe. Register now for next Master Gardener class Simonne shares information on IFAS with North Florida Regional Planning Council City of Waldo Mayor Louie Davis, chair of the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council, welcomed Dr. Eric Simonne, extension director northeast district, from University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension (IFAS), to the Sept. 27 meeting of the council held in Lake City. Dr. Simonnes remarks provided council members an overview of the Florida Extension Service organizational structure, funding and services. The council, in partnership with economic development organizations and local governments, promotes regional strategies, partnerships and solutions to strengthen the economic competiveness and quality of life of the 12 counties, including Taylor County, and 40 incorporated municipalities in the north central Florida region. Council members are local elected ofcials and gubernatorial appointees. The organization administers a variety of state and federal programs for north central Florida including Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor and Union counties. Programs include development of the Strategic Regional Policy Plan, technical assistance to local governments in development of comprehensive plans, land development regulations and grant management, and administration of hazardous materials, homeland security and economic development programs. Shown left to right are: City of Waldo Mayor Louie Davis, chair of the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council; Dr. Eric Simonne, extension director northeast district, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension; Taylor County Commissioner Thomas Demps; and Scott Koons, executive director of the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council. Local artist Allie Jean LaValle will present Fun with Gourds at the October monthly meeting of the Perry Garden Club. The meeting is set for Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Perry Garden Club building located in Forest Capital Park. Refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m. and the program will begin at 10 a.m. LaValle will show members how to use wood burning tools and colored pencils to decorate gourds. Members who have their own wood burning tools are encouraged to bring them (and an extension cord). The cost is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Martha Frostick and Evelyn Daniels will serve as hostesses; Bettie Page will deliver the horticulture tip. Join the Garden Club for Fun with Gourds on Wednesday, Oct. 17Garden Club members will have the opportunity to decorate gourds at their October meeting next week.Goodman is guest speaker Monday The Taylor County Historical Society welcomes Florida State Archives historian Dr. Josh Goodman as guest speaker for its October meeting Monday, Oct. 15. He will give a presentation tracing the origins of Perry and Rosehead as revealed in local historical documents as well as records from the state and national archives. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m.


A-6 Taco Times October 10, 2018 Religion Please e-mail newsdesk@ to place FREE church announcements. GLAD TIDINGS By JAMES TAYLOR During the dark days of WWII, Elmer Bendiner, in his book, The Fall of Fortresses, wrote about a crew of a B-17 Flying Fortress that was making a bombing run over Nazi-occupied territory. During the raid the aircraft came under re from antiaircraft guns and 20mm rounds pierced the airframe, including the fuel tank. Upon realizing the fuel tank had been hit, the crew prepared for the worst, but to their amazement they safely returned to base and lived to y and ght another day. Early the next morning the pilot returned to his plane to survey the damage. He really wanted to retrieve one of those miraculous 20mm shells as a souvenir. As he inspected his plane, he discovered that 11 rounds had hit the fuel tank, making it truly miraculous that the plane had not exploded, as it would only take one shell to send the plane down. Those 11 shells were examined by ordnance experts who later reported that, to their amazement, none of the shells contained an explosive charge. Even more amazingly, they found that one shell contained a note that had been carefully rolled and tted into the shell. The piece of paper simply read: This is all we can do for you now. Somewhere in a munitions factory, someone, perhaps in a factory using slave labor, a worker waited until the watchful eye of his guard was turned away, then he put together as many harmless rounds as possible and slipped a note into one of them. It was his way of helping to defeat the Nazis. His seemingly small contribution made a huge impact in the war effort. You and I are daily engaged in a spiritual war. It goes on all around us, and we often ask ourselves, What good do my small efforts make? 1 Corinthians 15:58 says, Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord. No matter how small the action, it can make all the difference in the world. Even when it seems insignicant, our work for the Lord is never in vain. Galatians 6:10 says, Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary. So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith. James Taylor serves as pastor of First United Methodist Church of Perry.Small efforts, big results In the Bible, glad tidings is frequently translated to mean to tell good news and to preach the gospel. This space -made available to all local pastors -is dedicated to messages of good news to ll readers with uplifting thoughts to carry with them throughout the week. Obituaries Karen Marie AllenKaren Marie Allen, 62, died Oct. 5, 2018, in Tallahassee following an extended illness. She was born Aug. 11, 1956, in Port St. Joe to James Walter Johnson and Shelby Jean Sanders Johnson. Karen attended and graduated from Plant City High School and received her A.A. degree from Hillsborough Community College. She honorably served her country in the United States Army and worked for a number of years as a cook at the Huddle House in Perry. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Turkey Creek First Baptist Church. She was a loving and devoted mother, and her greatest joy was being Memaw to her granddaughter, Alexis. In her spare time, she enjoyed cooking and needlework. She was preceded in death by: her father, James Johnson; her sister, Sheila Wilkerson; and two brotherin-laws, Ralph Foreman and Donald Wilkerson. She is survived by: her mother, Shelby Jean Johnson of Plant City; her daughter, Kelly Maher, and husband, Jason, of Higganum, Conn.; her son, Shannon Neel, and wife, Elaine, of Perry; one brother, Robert Johnson of Plant City; one sister, Connie Foreman of Perry; her granddaughter, Alexis; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at Burns Funeral Home of Perry with Brother Billy Gipson ofciating. The family received friends one hour prior to the service. All arrangements are under the care of Burns Funeral Home of Perry. Friends may sign the online guest book at www. joepburnsfuneralhomes. com. James J. Wyman BrownJames JW Wyman Brown, 82, passed peacefully from this life on Oct. 6, 2018 at his home in Perry. JW was born Oct. 30, 1935, in Perry to William Gordon Brown and Johnny Brown Brown. He was a graduate of Taylor County High School, where he played football. He was a longtime member of New Home Baptist Church. JW worked as a boiler inspector with Foley Cellulose for 40 years before retiring. In his spare time he enjoyed farming, hunting, shing and spending time with his family, especially his children and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by; his parents, Gordon and Johnny Brown; his wife of 63 years, Sara, in 2017; a grandson, Chad Brown; a brother, JD Brown; and a sister, Mildred Hart. He is survived by; two sons, Eddie Brown and wife, Liz, of Branford, and Tim Brown of Perry; two daughters, Cindy Stephens and husband, Kearney, and Robin Baker and husband, Ray, all of Perry; four sisters, Freda Ben Burford, Glenna Taylor, both of Perry, Billie Tedder, of San Antonio, Texas, and Anita Faye Davis of Tallahassee; 12 grandchildren, 17 greatgrandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at New Home Baptist Church with Brother Jeff Stading ofciating. Interment followed in Indian Springs Cemetery. The family received friends one hour prior to the service. All arrangements are under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Perry. Friends may sign the online guest book at www. joepburnsfuneralhomes. com. Lisa Carol FowlerLisa Carol Fowler, 52, died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Perry. A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation was held one hour before the service at Beggs Funeral Home in Perry. Lisa was preceded in death by: her son, Mite Buzbee; and her grandparents, Bertha Mae Allen and George M. Allen. Lisa is survived by: her companion, Jeff Padgett; her mother, Lucile Wilder; one daughter, Bertha Renee Buzbee; and Rocky Buzbee, the father of her children; her grandchildren, Kirsten Buzbee, Summer Buzbee, Calton Weekley and Hunter Russell; two brothers, Joseph M. Fowler (Joann) and Jimmy Ray Mathis (Penny); grandparents, Leroy (Pops) Padgett (Reta); and host of aunts uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Beggs Funeral Home in Perry is in charge of arrangements.Cheryl Lynn HinthorneCheryl Lynn Hinthorne, 70, died Oct. 6, 2018, in Mayo. Cheryl was born Sept. 22, 1948, in Washington, Ill., to Evelyn Bridges Brunson. Cheryl was a member of the Sandy Toes Red Hat Society of Perry. She worked for the Illinois State University in food service for 24 years. She was married to James Hinthorne from Sept. 23, 1966, to 2009. Cheryl was preceded in death by: her mother, Evelyn Bridges; her son, Scott Hinthorne; and her brother, Tim Kiesewetter. She is survived by: her sons, Chad Hinthorne and Kurt Hinthorne; her granddaughter, Jessica Hinthorne; her grandsons, Parker and Austin Hinthorne; her signicant other, Gary Weitzel; her sister, Susan Buehler; and her brother, Donald Brunson. A service is planned for a later date. All arrangements are under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Perry. Friends may sign the online guest book at www. joepburnsfuneralhomes. com.Shellie H. JohnsonShellie H. Johnson, 90, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 in Taylor County. Graveside services were held Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 3 p.m. at Pisgah Cemetery with Brother Ron Blair ofciating. Shellie was born in Taylor County June 27, 1928, where she lived all her life. She was the rst female bus driver for the Taylor County School District, where she worked for 31 years. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church, where she served the church working in the nursery and Vacation Bible School. Shellie is survived by: four sons, Ray Johnson, C. J. Johnson, Buddy Johnson and Dolan Johnson; one daughter, Pam Couey; two brothers, Ronnie Hill and William Hill; three sisters, Coretha Smith, Liddy Page and Betty Trossel; and a host of grandchildren, greatgrandchildren and greatgreat-grandchildren. She was predeceased by: her husband, Bernard Johnson; four brothers, Franklin Hill, Cecil Hill, Eldon Hill and Irvin Hill. and one sister, Vegie Thames. Beggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.H.B. Pemberton Sr.H.B. Pemberton Sr., 89, died Oct. 3, 2018, in Tallahassee. H. B. was born Jan. 21, 1929, in Plant City to James David Pemberton and Mamie Pemberton. H. B. honorably served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conict. H. B. was of the Baptist faith and worked for American Can Company in Dade City from 1959 to 1975 before retiring. He was an avid sportsman and loving family man. H. B. was preceded in death by his parents, James and Mamie Pemberton; and his son, H. B. Pemberton Jr. He is survived by: his wife of 68 years, Cletous Pemberton; his son, Richard (Lawanda) Pemberton; four grandchildren; nine greatgrandchildren; and two sisters, Sandra Jefferies and JoAnn Alford; as well as a host of nieces and nephews. A funeral service is planned for a later date at Bushnell National Cemetery in Bushnell. All arrangements are under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Perry. Friends may sign the online guest book at www. joepburnsfuneralhomes. com.George Dennis StamosGeorge Dennis Stamos, 78, died Oct. 3, 2018, in Fort Pierce. George was born Feb. 12, 1940, and raised in Coral Gables to parents George Dinos Stamos and Evelyn Jacobus Stamos, and siblings Roger and Marilyn. George attended Coral Gables High School, where he graduated in 1958, and then attended the University of Florida. After that he moved to Tallahassee, where he worked as a sales representative for the National Cash Register Company. During his time in Tallahassee, George met the love of his life, Judy Jackson, in Perry. George moved to Miami from Tallahassee, where he worked as a sales representative for Sterling Pharmaceuticals for a number of years before founding and operating George Stamos Construction Company, a building contractor of custom built homes. George then moved to Ocean Ridge, where he worked for Westinghouse Communities and also served six terms as town commissioner and mayor. He nished his working H.B. Pemberton Sr. George Dennis StamosCourter family to perform SaturdayJim and Pat Courter of the Courter Family Singers will be in concert at Seventh Day Adventist Church Saturday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend. The church is located at 2268 Green Farm Road. Antioch hosts Annual Meeting Oct. 8-13Antioch Revival Center will host the annual Holiness Revival Center Associations Annual Meeting this week, Oct. 8-12. Evening services will begin at 7 p.m. nightly through Friday, Oct. 12. Morning services will also be held Thursday, Oct. 11, through Saturday, Oct. 13, starting at 11 a.m. daily. Dinner will follow Saturdays worship service. The moderator will be the Rev. Robert Cricket Watson. The church is located at 3808 Cash Road.Calvary celebrates 57th HomecomingCalvary Baptist Church will host its 57th annual Homecoming Sunday, with morning services beginning at 10:45 a.m., followed by dinner on the grounds. Members are reminded there will be Church Work Day Saturday, starting at 8 a.m. The church is located on Golf Course Road. Please see page 8


A-7 Taco Times October 10, 2018 Community Contestant #19 Lynten Johnson Parents: Cori & Khristian Johnson Contestant #20 Holland Gunter Parents: Thomas & Chastity Gunter Contestant #21 Emma Devane Parents: Krista Jones & Garrett Devane Contestant #5 Isabella Meeks Parents: Areial & Jerry Meeks Contestant #7 Madilyn LeAnn Brooke CruseParents: Brian & Stephanie Cruse Contestant #8El GrubbsParent: Laura Grubbs Contestant #9 Zyla MahRy BrooksParents: Ashley & Delrikos Brooks Contestant #10 Braylin Murphy Parents: Seth & Tara Murphy Contestant #11 Claire CannonParents: Chad & Aubrey Cannon Contestant #12 Cameron Nina Holmes Parents: Todd & Stephanie Holmes Contestant #13 David Owen WoodsParents: Shannen Combass & Zachary Woods Contestant #14 Elynn Reese Lago Parents: Ryan & Keely Lago Contestant #15 Sadie Reid Parents: Greg & Maria Reid Contestant #16 Adalyn Grace Paul Parents: Michael Paul & Brittany Holmes Contestant #18 Landon Lee Lewis Parents: Jesse Lewis & Tamara Cobb Organizers of the annual Florida Forest Festival Baby Photo Contest remind moms and dads that this Friday, Oct. 12, is the deadline for entries. The entry fee is $9, and photos must be enlarged to a 5x7 with a matted border. Only one photo per child can be entered, and the child must be alone in the photo. The photo also must have been taken after April 1 of this year. Entries will be judged on uniqueness of photo, capturing the moment, baby showing personality and photogenic quality. Winners will be announced at the Florida Forest Festival Little King & Queen Pageant planned this Saturday, Oct. 13, at Forest Capital Hall, starting at 6 p.m. Entries may be submitted at Photos & Frames located at 102 East Main Street. All entries and winners will be displayed at Photos & Frames -located in downtown Perry -through Festival Day, Saturday, Oct. 27. Festival baby photo contest deadline is Friday, Oct. 12 Contestant #1 Jazlynn Bailey Parent: Kaitlyn Holmes Contestant #2 Kiley Kinsey Parents: Devin Kinsey & Brooke Walker Contestant #4 Lorelai Gibson Parents: Harper & Angie Gibson Contestant #22 Harleigh Reign KnightParents: William & Catrina Knight, Savanna Ferguson Saturday, Oct. 13 Today is your day! Oh the places youll go this Saturday when you take a trip to Seussville during the 63rd annual Florida Forest Festival Little King & Queen Pageant. The 19 contestants, all vying for a crown, will be dressed as different characters from beloved Dr. Seuss books for a grand opening number sure to have the audience cheering and rhymingand craving green eggs and ham. Magan Bowden, Cassidy Pridgeon and Hannah Davis choreographed the opening dance, and the junior contestants will be joined on stage by Miss Florida Forest Festival candidates Haley Armstrong, Abby Stewart and Jenna Lee. Tickets are on sale now at the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce for the event, which will be held at Forest Capital Hall. Admission is $5. WCTVs Amy Robinson will serve as emcee for the evening, and entertainment will be provided by the Miss Florida Forest Festival candidates. Contestants will be judged on interaction, poise and appearance. The junior princes and princesses vying for the Little King and Little Queen crowns will showcase their personalities in two separate competition rounds: What I Want to Be When I Grow Up and formal wear. 2017 Little King Davis Read and Little Queen Madison ONeal will make a nal walk before crowning their successors. 2017 Miss Florida Forest Festival Rylee Hudson will also make her nal appearance. Taylor County Special Olympics, under the coordination of Director Leslee Sunderland, will serve concessions. The 2018 Little King and Queen will reign over upcoming festival events and will be featured guests in the King Tree Parade and at park activities festival day, Saturday, Oct. 27. Share photos of your furbabies in the 2018 Florida Forest Festival Pet Photo Contest now underway. Multiple photos may be entered ($10 per picture), and all entries must have been taken in 2017-18. The deadline to enter the contest is Friday, Oct. 19. Winners will be announced at the Florida Forest Festival Saturday, Oct. 27, at Forest Capital Park. All proceeds benet Hearts for Hometown Dogs, a local non-prot organization that supports the Taylor County Animal Shelter. Applications are available at the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce. Bow wow Pet Photo Contest deadline is Oct. 19 63rd annual salute to forestry Pageant...Saturday, Oct. 13


A-8 Taco Times October 10, 2018 The Perry Elks Lodge invites local crafters and independent/home-based business owners to save the date and make plans to participate in a Christmas Bazaar planned Saturday, Dec. 1. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the lodge, located on Puckett Road.Save the date for Christmas Bazaar Saturday, Dec. 1 St. James Episcopal Church will hold its annual Blessing of the Animals service under the pines next to the sanctuary Sunday, Oct. 14, at 3 p.m. Refreshments will be shared after the service. Residents are invited to come and bring all the animals you want. All animals must be on a leash or in a secure pen for the safety of other animals. When people are not able to bring an animal, they may wish to bring a picture of an animal they love or an endangered species in the wild. Annual program is this Sunday at St. James Church years as a resident of Keaton Beach, while working as a building inspector. George was a man of faith, having served as a deacon and elder for Old Cutler Presbyterian Church in Miami and then as an elder for Blue Creek Baptist Church in Keaton Beach. In his spare time, he enjoyed shing, hunting and spending time with his family. George was preceded in death by: his parents, George and Evelyn; his brother, Roger; his sister, Marilyn; and a nephew, Stephen Close. He is survived by: his wife of 56 years, Judy (Jackson) Stamos; two sons, George A. Stamos of Buena Vista, Ga., and Jason M. Stamos, and wife, Susan, of Jupiter; and four grandchildren, Fabian, Sarah, Hannah and Rebekah; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, in the Joe P. Burns Memorial Chapel with Brother David Beigle and Brother Adrian Land ofciating. The family received friends and visitors one hour prior to the service, from 2-3 p.m. In lieu of owers, donations may be made to Blue Creek Baptist Church or the Junior Diabetes Foundation at or JDRF, 26 Broadway, 14th oor, New York, NY 10004. All arrangements are under the care of Joe P. Burns Funeral Home of Perry. Friends may send condolences to the family at www. joepburnsfuneralhomes. com.(Continued from page 6) Obituaries As forecasts increasingly predict that Hurricane Michael will impact Florida, Duke Energy is preparing for the storm and urges customers to do the same. Hurricane Michael is forecasted to be a category 3 at landfall with 120 mph winds, life-threatening storm surge and heavy rainfall. Duke Energy expects damage to its infrastructure which might result in extended power outages as the storm continues to strengthen and heads closer to Florida. The Florida governor has declared a state of emergency in advance of the hurricane. Hurricane Michael is intensifying and poses a signicant threat to the Florida Panhandle and will affect west central Florida, said Duke Energy Senior Meteorologist Max Thompson. Duke Energy customers in the projected path of this storm could see impacts and should make plans now to prepare their homes and families. We also ask our customers for their patience as outages are expected, and might take time to restore. In advance of the hurricane, Duke Energy is moving power utility crews and resources so they are prestaged and ready to help restore power as soon as it is safe to do so. In addition, line technicians and workers are checking equipment, supplies and inventories to ensure adequate materials are available to make repairs and restore power outages. Restoring power after a storm can be extremely challenging for utility repair crews, as travel and work conditions can be impacted by high winds and widespread ooding making repair work lengthy and difcult. Before bulk power can be restored, crews rst must assess the extent of damage which can take 24 hours or more to determine which crews, equipment and supplies are needed before repairs can begin.Linemen are ready to roll


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YARD SALE. 610 Plantation Rd. Friday, Oct. 12, and Saturday, Oct. 13. 12 noon 6 p.m. Halloween and Christmas decorations and much more! MISC. WE BUY Scrap Metal and Junk Cars. (850) 838-5865. RC FREE PORK seeking butcher to process wild hogs. Call (352) 2070385 for more info. 10/5-10/10 FOR RENT FOR RENT Furnished cabins: $150 weekly. $600 monthly. Campers: $125 weekly. $500 monthly. Lots: Include electric, cable and wi. $100 weekly. $350 monthly. Nafee Campground. (850) 8387549. 10/10-11/2 STUDIO APARTMENT FOR RENT. Includes electric and water. $160 weekly. $400 security deposit. No pets. 2 resident limit. Must have references and a job. Call (850) 843-1300, leave message. 10/10-11/9 4 BEDROOM, 2 BATH HOUSE in town. Available Nov. 1st. $750 per month. $800 security deposit. Must have references and good work history. Call (850) 843-1300. 10/10-11/9 LARGE SINGLE-WIDE TRAILER FOR RENT. 3 bedroom, 2 bath. $550 per month. $500 security deposit. No pets. (850) 459-0724. 10/5-10/10 2 BEDROOM UPSTAIRS APARTMENT for rent. No pets. No smoking. Includes washer, dryer, dishwasher and 4 A/C window units. $750 per month. $300 security deposit. (850) 843-8886. 9/28-10/10 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT available. Credit check required. Applications available at Ware Oil. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. 5 p.m., call (850) 584-6666. WO 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. Equal Housing Opportunity. WA BEAUTIFUL SPANISH STYLE HOME with South Florida open oor plan in Glenridge. The house opens up with lots of glass for an outdoor feel. 3 bedroom, 3 bath. $1,200 per month. Great for entertaining! (850) 545-6642. MD RV SPOTS available on Beach Rd. (850) 838-6077. JM REAL ESTATE FOR SALE: 221 North between Shiloh Church Rd. and Cairo Parker Rd. 1 acre lots with paved roads. Owner nancing available. Please call (386) 658-1346 or (850) 584-7466. EF SURVEYED LOT FOR SALE IN PERRY. 0.27 acres. Corner of East Main St. and North Arena Ave. Price: $4,800. Email: or call (570) 276-1486. 10/10-10/31 TALL TIMBER TREE SERVICE *Free Estimates* *Great Rates* Call today! (850) 838-5923. Mark A. Moneyhan, Licensed and Insured. Certied Quality Specialist. 9/7-12/28 YARD MOWING. (850) 295-2112. 10/5-10/12 HANDYMAN SERVICES. Home repair and pressure washing. (850) 295-2112. 10/5-10/12 C & R LAWN SERVICE Call for a free estimate on all of your lawn care needs. No job too big or small. (850) 843-0315. 3/14-10/26 A TO Z FARM AND LAWN SERVICE Complete Lawn Services Licensed and Insured Land clearing, dozer work, tree trimming/removal, dump truck services, harrowing, bush hog mowing, rake work, dirt leveling. Call (850) 838-5996 or (850) 5847972. AZ HAIRCUT HUT NEW HOURS Open: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. 12 noon. Closed: Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Just off Beach Rd., right beside Walter Bs. (229) 548-6479. 11/9 JOE COXWELL WELDING LLC Welding Fabrication & Repair Mobile Service (850) 843-3500. JC HELP WANTED MIG WELDERS NEEDED Must have high school diploma or equivalent; the ability to read and understand CAD sketches; also able to read a tape measure to the 1/16th; and you will be required to pass an onsite weld test. You must have a minimum of two years welding experience or a graduate of a certied welding program. Interested and qualied candidates must call at (850)584-7786 to make an appointment to apply for this position. Only applicants with scheduled appointment will be considered.    Big Top Mfg. 3255 North US 19 Perry, FL. Equal Opportunity Employer 10/10-11/2 BT SERVICE TECH-INSTALLERHELPER Valid DL and Drug Screening. Applications accepted at 520 W. Hampton Springs Ave. ARA JOB OPENING Florida-based sawmill Looking for a Control/PLC/ Electrician to lead our controls team. Must have sawmill control experience with resume and references. We offer a great salary package with bonus incentives. Call Jeff for details, or email your resume to jeff@crosscitylumber. com. Ofce(352) 578-8078. 10/10-11/9 BADCOCK HOME FURNITURE & MORE. Warehouse delivery person. Must be 21 with license and clean background. Drug test required. NO PHONE CALLS. BF PERRY ELKS LODGE needs a part-time cook for evenings, Wednesday through Saturday. Submit a resume to: Perry Elks Lodge Cook Resume P.O. Box 986 Perry, Fl. 32348 ECOAST TIMBER INC. NOW HIRING Truck Drivers Hauling Timber Must have: clean CDL, experience log hauling. Drug test required. Offering: competitive wages, health insurance and paid vacation. Must live in Perry/Madison area. Contact Jay Asbel at (727) 4576001. 9/7-10/17 POSITIONS AVAILABLE at North Florida Community College, Madison FL: Staff Assistant; Coordinator of Criminal Justice; Staff Assistant (PT) See www.nfcc. edu for details. 10/3-10/12 NFCC AUTOCAD TECHNICIAN NEEDED Degree in Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) from an accredited college is a substitute for industry experience, or two+ years of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation experience. One (1) year experience in installation of our product is required. Fluent with the use of Excel and Word software. Must write and speak English. Must have a valid drivers license. There is only one (1) position available. Interested and qualied candidates must call at (850) 5847786 to make an appointment to apply for this position. Only applicants with scheduled appointment will be considered. Big Top Mfg. 3255 North U.S. 19 Perry, Fla.   Equal Opportunity Employer 8/22-10/19 BT FULL-TIME MAINTENANCE PERSON. Transportation furnished. Must have a current drivers license. Apply in person, 2715 S. Byron Butler Pkwy. Perry, Fla. (850) 584-6666 for appointment. WO PART-TIME PERSON NEEDED FOR MAINTENANCE. Must have your own tools and vehicle. Apply in person at Everetts Mobile Homes. 3409 U.S. 19 S. EMHP NEW LEAF FARMS IN LAMONT, FL. IS HIRING. Looking to ll several different positions including experienced crew chief (with references) and laborers. Call (850) 997-8188. 9/28-10/10 TAYLOR COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Job Vacancy Announcement. The job description and our 2-step application process can be found on our website at   www.   or in the lobby of the County Annex. Applicants must apply through Career Source. Taylor County is an EEO employer. Road Maintenance Tech fulltime 2 positions. Concessions Worker part-time seasonal. Veterans Services Ofcer parttime. TCBCCLegals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 18-356-CA OSCAR M. HOWARD, III Plaintiff, v. WILLIAM ALLEN and SHANNAN E. COPEN; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) Defendant, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that ANNIE MAE MURPHY, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Taylor County, Florida, will on the 23rd day of October 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at the Taylor County Courthouse in Perry, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Taylor County, Florida, to-wit: Lot 2, Block I of STRICKLANDS LANDING SUBDIVISION, a subdivision as per the plat thereof of the Public Records of Taylor County, Florida. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is as set out above, and the docket number of which is 18-356CA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. seal of said Court, this 24 day of September, 2018. ANNIE MAE MURPHY Clerk of the Circuit Court Taylor County, Florida By: Terri Young Deputy Clerk 10/3, 10/10 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 18000265CAC WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A Plaintiff, v. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OR BENEFICIARIES OF THE ESTATE OF ROBERTO SANCHEZ A/K/A ROBERTO RIOS SANCHEZ, DECEASED, et al Defendant (s) NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OR BENEFICIARIES OF THE ESTATE OF ROBERTO SANCHEZ A/K/A ROBERTO RIOS SANCHEZ, DECEASED RESIDENT: Unknown LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 101 PINE ROAD, PERRY, FL 32348-6120 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in TAYLOR County, Florida: LOT 1 OF BLOCK 4 OF UNIT 2 OF COLONIAL HOMES INC, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT OF SAID UNIT 2 OF COLONIAL HOMES INC ON RECORD IN PLAT BOOK 1 PAGE 76 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA. are required to serve a copy to your written defenses, if any, to this action on Phelan Hallinan Diamond & Jones, PLLC, attorneys for plaintiff, whose address is 2001 NW 64th Street, Suite 100, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, the Court, within 30 days after the before or immediately thereafter, November 1, 2018 otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the Perry Newspapers, Inc.. DATED: September 26, 2018 Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Marti Lee Deputy Clerk of the Court Copies furnished to: Phelan Hallinan Diamond & Jones, PLLC 2001 NW 64th Street Suite 100 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 the motion noticed has been made or that, because of time consideration, such effort has not yet been made but will be made prior to the scheduled hearing. 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A-13 Taco Times October 10, 2018 (Continued from page 11) proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assistance. Individuals with a disability who require special accommodations in order to participate in a court proceeding should contact the ADA Coordinator, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear. Individuals who are hearing impaired should call (800) 955-8771. Individuals who are voice impaired should call (800) 955-8770. 10/3, 10/10 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION Case No. 2018-520-CP In Re: Estate of FREDERIC EVITT VOSE, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of FREDERIC EVITT VOSE deceased, whose date of death was May 30, 2018; File Number 2018-520-CP is pending in the Circuit Court for Taylor County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 32348. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representatives Attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice has with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. notice is: October 3, 2018. G. CLINE MOORE Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar No. 119512 107 East Green Street Perry, Florida 32347 Telephone: (850) 584-3300 (E) HOLLAND VOSE BRIGHAM Personal Representative 5795 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis, Missouri 63112 10/3, 10/10 Notice is hereby given: LARRY JOSEPH Last known address of: 1206 Martin Luther King Blvd Perry, Florida 32348 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 Perry, Florida 32348 10/10 At the Booking Desk Taylor County voters are invited to WoodmenLife Chapter 460s local candidate mixer at The Venue at 124 S. Jefferson St. in Perry on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 6-8 p.m. At the mixer, candidates County Commissioner, Districts 2, 3 and 4) will meet with voters to discuss local issues of concern. Supervisor of Elections Dana Southerland will be available to update voter questions. provided. will be held Nov. Nov. 3. WoodmenLife is a not-forthe community by way of charitable donations, support area. Candidate mixer Oct. 16 Editors Note: It is the policy of this newspaper to run the names of all those arrested and booked at the Taylor County Jail. All those listed below have been charged with a crime, but are considered innocent until proven guilty. Sept. 11: Dwayne Rashon Cobb, 26, Clearwater, Fla., VOP, Capt. Franklin, PPD. Jasmaine Squire, 24, Columbia, S.C., petit theft, Lt. Gulbrandsen, TCSO. Marjorie Smith, 40, Crawfordville, Fla., VOP, Lt. Gulbrandsen, TCSO. James Donald Floyd, 45, Gainseville, Fla., FTA, Dep. Schram, TCSO. Shandeleo Giovanni Sterling, 45, Perry, Fla., contempt of court, Dep. Schram, TCSO. Sept. 12: Morris Walker, 34, Perry, Fla., knowingly driving while license suspended/ revoked, failure to register motor vehicle, Dep. Schram, TCSO. Michael Scott Pierce, 54, no address given, trespassing occupied structure or conveyance, Sgt. Dorman, TCSO. Ivan Lawrence Carpio, 46, Perry, Fla., VOP, Dep. Fenton, TCSO. Teon Labrice Davis, 25, no address given, VOP, Dep. Fenton, TCSO. Melinda Rae Page, 36, Perry, Fla., VOP, Dep. Fenton, TCSO. Joseph Travis Murphy, 43, Perry, Fla., VOP, Dep. Fenton, TCSO. Sept. 13: Brittany Markey, 24, Perry, Fla., VOP, Ofcer Anderson. Matthew Canny Willoughby, 30, Greenville, Fla., contempt of court, Ofcer Anderson. Kenneth Floyd Jordan, 71, Perry, Fla., out of county warrant, Dep. Fenton, TCSO. Ivan Curtis, 34, no address given, possession of controlled substance with intent to sell, possession of synthetic narcotics, possession of methamphetamine within 1000 ft. of church, aggravated assault with deadly weapon without intent to kill, Ptl. Mitchell, PPD. Frederick Stringfellow, 46, Perry, Fla., theft of a motor vehicle, criminal mischief, Ptl. Chafn, PPD. Sept. 14: Micah Tumlin-Smith, 24, Steinhatchee, Fla., warrant service, Lt. Gunter, TCSO. Ashley Danielle Blue, 31, Perry, Fla., driving with expired license for more than 6 months, leaving scene of crash involving damage to property, Trp. Smyrnios, FHP. Steven Charles Smith, 46, Steinhatchee, Fla., sentenced to weekends. Zachary Thomas Cannon, 21, Monticello, Fla., out of county warrant, Dep. Schram, TCSO. Sept. 15: James Samuel Kinsey, 68, Perry, Fla., battery, Sgt. Dorman, TCSO. Brian S. Wright, 38, Perry, Fla., VOP, petit theft, fraud, Ptl. Mitchell, PPD. Sept. 17: Shannon Michael Shaw, 33, Perry, Fla., battery, Dep. Thigpen, TCSO. Nathan Beach, 46, Perry, Fla., VOP, Sgt. Gunter, TCSO. Calvin Lovell Johnson, 53, Perry, Fla., VOP, Sgt. Gunter, TCSO. William Boyington, 38, Steinhatchee, Fla., VOP, Sgt. Chewning, TCSO. Sept. 18: Thomas James Craft, 41, no address given, knowingly driving while license suspended/revoked, failure to register motor vehicle, Ptl. Mitchell, PPD. Tyeshia Jamone Thomas, 31, Perry, Fla., petit theft, Sgt. Gunter, TCSO. Daniel Dewayne Walker, 36, no address given, FTA, Sgt. Chewning, TCSO. Laverne Miller, 57, Perry, Fla., cause bodily harm, Dep. Fenton, TCSO. Sept. 19: James Willard Majors, 32, Steinhatchee, Fla., FTA, Sgt. Chewning, TCSO. Achilles Bradley Mantzanas, 24, Perry, Fla., assault with intent to commit felony, kidnap-false imprisonment adult, Ptl. Cannon, PPD. Melody Kay Claverie, 52, Perry, Fla., battery, Sgt. Melvin, TCSO. Tita Wood, 59, Live Oak, Fla., out of county warrant, Ptl. Arnold, PPD. Charles Eugene Davis, 59, Perry, Fla., battery, aggravated assault with deadly weapon without intent to kill, Ptl. Johnson, PPD. Sept. 20: Willie D. Lloyd, 37, St. Petersburg, Fla., ,warrant for contempt of court, Sgt. McKenzie, TCSO. Dale Evans, 21, Perry, Fla., VOP, Sgt. Dorman, TCSO. Justice Drew Sadler, 23, Perry, Fla., resisting ofcer without violence, criminal mischief, VOP, Dep. Thigpen, TCSO. Sept. 21: Monique Maria Reaves, 37, Perry, Fla., VOP, Dep. Anderson, TCSO Frank Frederick Gant, 51, Perry, Fla., possession of cocaine, possession of weapon or ammo by convicted felon, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, Det. Norris, PPD. Donald Ray Braddock, 47, contempt of court, Dep. Anderson, TCSO. Jeffery Thomley, 30, Perry, Fla., VOP, Dep. Anderson, TCSO. Justin David Clements, 37, Perry, Fla., VOP, Dep. Anderson, TCSO. Debra Hugger Mango, 45, Perry, Fla., theft, possession of a controlled substance, Dep. Anderson, TCSO. Sept. 22: Charles R. Williams, 35, Perry, Fla., resisting ofcer without violence, battery, Dep. Anderson, TCSO. Justine Elizabeth Roberts, 31, Greenville, Fla., contempt of court, Sgt. Melvin, TCSO. Sept. 23: Katherine Holton Hardan, 60, Perry, Fla., DUI, Ptl. Dice, PPD. Eddie Nelson Roberts, 31, Perry, Fla., VOP, Sgt. Young, TCSO. Ricardo Dewayne Brown, 33, Madison, Fla., cruelty towards child, DUI, operating a vehicle while drivers license suspended/ cancelled/revoked. Joseph Dewayne Higgins, 47, no address given, dealing in stolen property, theft, Dep. OConnor, TCSO. Michael Aaron Feagin, 29, no address given, tampering with evidence, obstruct without violence, Ptl. Cephus, PPD. Melissa Kay Dice, 28, Greenville, Fla., DUI, cruelty towards child, Lt. Cash, TCSO. Rhonda Ann Dalton, 54, Perry, Fla., giving a false statement in writing, Dep. McKenzie, TCSO. The free ethics course planned for today postponed due to weather until next Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 1 p.m. All local elected and public, are invited to attend a free Ethics of Public Service course on Oct. 17 at the Taylor County Supervisor of Elections Sponsored by the PerryTaylor County Chamber of Commerce and Perry Newspapers, Inc., the four-hour course will be presented by Ben Green, director of the Florida Center for Public Florida State University. The Ethics of Public Service course will the Florida Commission on Ethics Standards of Conduct and the Public Records Act. This course will meet requirements mandated by Florida Statutes for public and ethics rules, but will also be open to anyone who wishes to attend. sessions held around the the cost of the course, travel and related expenses for local elected and appointed Pursuant to Section 112.3142, Florida Statutes, state attorneys, public defenders, sheriffs, tax collectors, property appraisers, supervisors the circuit court, county commissioners, city council members, district school board members and superintendents of schools) are required to complete each calendar year which addresses, at a minimum, s. 8, Art. II of the State Constitution, the Code of and Employees and the public records and public Law). contact the Supervisor 850-838-3515 or email to reserve a spot. The course is limited to already been reserved. Free ethics course postponed until Oct. 17 due to weather report, and in-depth stories on decisions made by town boards. Sometimes we cover car crashes, and when we do, our community as both professionals and We cover the referendum that will determine whether a new school is built and our readers taxes will rise. We publish birth announcements, obituaries, our communities. Ive learned more than I approval and construction of a new treatment plant. I interviewed a survivor on. Ive interviewed favorite holiday recipes. Perhaps most importantly, about what they want to what type of world they hope to inhabit. usually only consumed as hum of a local churchs People sometimes newspapers are important. My reply is always the same. Its because important to someone. Maybe the ribbon culinary trends across the nation. across the county and across the world, are what to all of our lives. culmination of a childhood dream. The donations at the food pantry will allow plate. because its a reminder to a herself. The birth announcement moment of a mother and the obituary is one that a wife, and children, and paid for with the referendum those who love them a few more times. Journalism matters, now more than ever, because people matter. matters, now more than the worlds population lives in small communities, newspapers, they see themselves and the ones they love. JOURNALISM Continued from page 4 Newspapers reect heart and soul of small communities


A-14 Taco Times October 10, 2018 Itching to show of your baking skills? Steinhatchee School can put them to good use! The Steinhatchee School Parent Involvement Team will host a dessert auction in the main lobby of Steinhatchee School on Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. 1 p.m. Desserts are needed for the auction, and the team is asking that dessert donations be dropped off at the school by the end of the school day Monday, Oct. 22. For more information, call Steinhatchee School at (850) 498-3303.Dessert donations requested