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Taco times
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Taylor County times
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Perry, FL
Perry Newspapers, Inc., Donald D. Lincoln - Publisher
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January 5, 2005
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Description based on: 22nd year, no. 27 (Apr. 11, 1984).

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Along with election ofcials all across Florida, Taylor County Supervisor of Elections Dana Southerland and the local canvassing board have been conducting a machine recount of three statewide races U.S. Senate, Florida Governor and Florida Commission of Agriculture after results from last weeks general election fell within the statemandated 0.5% threshold. Once the machine recount is complete (expected to be after presstime Tuesday), Southerland and the threemember canvassing board were expected to begin a manual or hand recount of some 160-200 ballots, which include provisional ballots, as well as ballots that featured under votes (no oval lled in) or over votes (more than one oval lled in). While many see Election Day as the end of the election cycle, Southerland explained that work in her ofce has continued, with the rst unofcial results due to the Florida Department of State by last Saturday, Nov. 10, at 12 noon. Over the course of an election cycle many people will say, Wont you be glad the day after the election? I always smile and say I sure will, knowing that the day after the election doesnt end the election cycle for us, Southerland said. This recount is a very good example. We spent the days after the election preparing our rst unofcial results to be uploaded to the Division of Election, which were completed Friday morning. We anticipated there would be a recount, and there was buzz everywhere you looked and with everything you read. However, a recount cant begin until one is actually ordered, Southerland said. Those orders calling for a machine recount arrived on Saturday, and work began on Sunday with the testing of the tabulating equipment to be used in the recount. They began tabulating ballots on Monday and continued into Tuesday. The results of the second unofcial returns are due to the Department of State by Thursday, Nov. 15, at 3 p.m. However, that will likely not be the end of the recounts, because both the U.S. Senate race and the Florida Commissioner of Agriculture race are expected to fall within the 0.25% threshold, which would trigger a manual recount if the number of overvotes and undervotes is more than needed to change the outcome. While it appeared on election night that the Republican candidates in all three statewide races would win their respective seats, returns from several counties continued to be reported throughout last week, and by Thursday, the margins had shrunk considerably. In the case of the commissioner of agriculture race, the lead switched directions. In that race, Democrat Index Editorial . ................. A-4 Living . ..................... A-5 Religion . ................. A-6 Sports . ................... A-7 Community . ......... A-10 Classieds . .......... A-11 Weather Wednesday60%67 60 59 51 80% Thursday Serving the Tree Capital of the South Since 1963 50 One Section 55th year, No. 46 Wednesday November 14, 2018 Taylor wrapping up recount Taylor County is expected to receive a total of $16.7 million as its portion of administrative nes and civil penalties levied against BP and others after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. The allocations, separated into different pots, are based on the federal RESTORE Act, passed by the U.S. Congress to create a framework through which the funds would be distributed to federal, state and local agencies. The Taylor County Commission has earmarked the countys $4.1 million direct allocation, also known as its Pot 1 funds, for canal dredging along the coast. The rst dredging project, at Keaton Beach, is expected to get underway in early 2019, followed by dredging the Steinhatchee public boat ramp basin later in 2019. Projects in Dark Island, Cedar Island and Dekle Beach will follow on a timeframe expected to run through 2033 due to the 15-year window in which payments will be made to the U.S. Department of Treasury by BP and others. The countys second allocation, known as Pot 3 funds, will total $12.6 million, and the current plan is to use that money to purchase coastal property and construct new boat City Council to meet Thursday Due to the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday and a scheduling issue, the Perry City Council will meet only one time this month, Thursday, Nov. 15, at 5:30 p.m. Council members approved the amended schedule at their last meeting in October. Traditionally, the council meets only one time in November and December to accommodate Thanksgiving and Christmas. Agenda items include: Norris request to retire with his service weapon. for property at 716 West Willow Street from residential to commercial. Please see page 3 Please see page 2 Where will next boat ramp be? Please see page 3Taylor County Sheriff Wayne Padgett invites the community to come take a look inside the new Taylor County Sheriffs Ofce (TCSO) substation in Steinhatchee during an open house on Thursday at 4 p.m. In what he called a win-win for Steinhatchee residents, his department and the Steinhatchee School, Padgett has worked over the past year to fulll one of his campaign promises, receiving approval from the county commission and school board to relocate an unused school portable building on one corner of the Steinhatchee School property near the Citizens State Bank ofce to serve as a sheriffs ofce sub-station. This is a project that the sheriff has been working on since he took ofce, TCSO Chief Deputy Chuck Mincy said. The school district graciously donated an unused portable building and leased us a piece of land on campus. The substation is located on the west side of the school property near the baseball elds and across the street from Citizens Bank. Please see page 2Open house set Thursday for new TCSO substation Election workers Hinano Yon (front) and Lillie Mae Greene feed ballots through tabulators Monday as part of a statewide recount. Once a ballot was processed by the machine, WE HONOR YOU...Taylor County honored veterans with a trio of events Friday, Nov. 9. (Top) C/PVT Naomi Stading performed


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A-5 Taco Times November 14, 2018 Living During his nearly fourdecade tenure as Taylor Countys extension agent, Clay Olson was the go to man. Have a question about a tree? Ask Clay. Need help with an agricultural program? Ask Clay. Want to become a citrus farmer? Ask Clay. Last week, Olsons colleagues, family and friends honored his 36 years of service to the Taylor County community with a retirement luncheon held at Forest Capital Hall. Displays showcasing Olsons accomplishments and awards were prominently featured throughout the reception area, and co-workers shared the following highlights of his career and education: After graduating in 1976 from the University of Florida (UF) with a bachelors in forestry (range ecosystem management), Clay began work with UF for six years in the Soil Science Department and the Agricultural Engineering department (three years in each) while completing a masters degree in agricultural extension and education. In 1982, he began work as the county extension director and the agricultural and natural resource extension faculty in Taylor County. Clays initial educational programming included timber management, specialty products from the timber resource, cattle and forage production, articial reef construction and deployment, youth and community development. While serving as county extension director for 36 years, county support for extension grew dramatically in budgets and personnel. The extension faculty grew from two IFAS lines to four. Support staff (program assistants, clerical) grew from two to ve. Budgets more than tripled. In addition, facilities for extension department operations expanded from 1,600 square feet to more than 25,000 square feet and 15 acres of land for youth and adult program development. Clay continued to develop programs that addressed local issues, as well as IFAS priorities issues like renewable energy and small farm protability. During his tenure with county extension, Olson established the following notable programs with broad-reaching educational impacts: funded, local countyowned shiitake mushroom demonstration farm site in 1988 that resulted in numerous eld days and a commercial production facility in the county that produced 1,000 pounds a week for 10 years. one-half acre perennial peanut demonstration plantings around the county and region (198590) for livestock and hay production demonstrations. Set up initial demonstration planting at the Sunbelt Exposition in Moultrie, Ga. As interest increased a growers association was formed to disseminate educational information for crop establishment and management. Producers began to experience improved livestock performance and a demand for legume hay that enhanced farm protability and sustainability. an 80-acre perennial peanut hayeld at the local airport to support FAA grant match funding for infrastructure development at the airport. Field was brought into production in 2002 and continues to be in production today. Education Project Grant ($50,000) to establish three 40-acre elds of perennial peanuts in Taylor and Madison counties in 2001 to transition tobacco farmers to new crops. county, $200,000 articial reef construction and deployment contract (Wakulla, Taylor Dixie Levy and Citrus counties in 1988) and several additional county contracts with NOAA and FWC between marine agent hirings. Florida voters passed a constitutional amendment banning gill nets, which hit the local shing community hard. One result was the formation of enterprise zones by the Florida legislature in affected communities. Taylor County extension began an educational program teaching businesses and residents how to apply for tax incentives under the new zone criteria. The extension educational program returned in excess of $3 million to the local community for the 20year life of the enterprise zone, as documented by the Ofce of Tourism, Trade and Economic Development (OTTED). interests kept requesting the Master Gardener course be offered in the county, so with the help of regional faculty, the 50-hour course was offered locally. Clay taught 35 hours of the 50hour course offered in Taylor County in 1999, 2002 and 2008. with 4-H, teaching handson vegetable production in the local school system. The projects were recognized nationally. a $450,000 renewable energy grant from the State of Florida in 2010 to demonstrate the use of a WWII technology (wood gasication) to generate electricity for broiler production in Taylor County. The grant was received, and a truck powered by gasication technology was used to teach the technology to faculty and interested public around the state at various workshops and eld days. soil science to incarcerated individuals in the local state corrections facility in Taylor County for several years. in Haiti developing winter vegetable production systems using drip irrigation in 2006 and 2007. years developing education programs and trialing cold tolerant citrus for the North Florida/South Georgia area. Local producers in Taylor County have invested $2 million in the enterprise in the past two years. Several eld days and demonstrations have been held from Pensacola to Valdosta, Ga., for new growers. Olson closes the book on 36-year career as county extension agent


A-6 Taco Times November 14, 2018 Religion Guest speaker? Special music? Youth event? Holiday program? E-mail to place FREE church announcements. Dear Heavenly Father, Thank you for this minute. By the time Ive nished writing this letter, many more minutes will have passed. Each minute that ticks by reects your patience, your sovereignty and your work in my life. Ill never know (unless you choose to reveal it to me when I meet you faceto-face) what tragedies youve withheld for my sake in the minutes Ive already lived. Likewise, I have no idea what the next minutes will hold. But, right now, I want to thank you for every minute, including the minutes you still have planned for me minutes that will allow me another chance to learn from my mistakes. And (with your help), to do better the next minute by correcting and making right a poor choice, an unkind word or a sloppilydone project. Thank you, also, for each minute in which I wait for you to send another creative thought and opportunity my way. Another minute to live the life you have customized just for me. And, Lord, Im tremendously thankful each time your mercy, love and wisdom gets me through difcult and disappointing moments. Without you watching over me minute-by-minute, Id be hopelessly lost. And hopelessly hopeless. You are a powerful and sovereign God, yet you remain a devoted Father. You are more than wonderful. Thank you for all You are to me, every minute of every day. Your grateful daughter, Sheryl Have you ever written a letter of thanksgiving to your heavenly Father? If so, what did you say? If you havent, would you like to thank God for a specic need Hes met or a memory of a time you felt His nearness? 1 Peter 5:7 reminds us of Gods constant involvement in our lives. Casting the whole of your care [all your anxieties, all your worries, all your concerns, once and for all] on Him, for He cares for you affectionately and cares about you watchfully. (1 Peter 5:7 Amplied Bible, Classic Edition) Sheryl H. Boldt is the author of the blog, www. TodayCanBeDifferent. net. You can reach her at GLAD TIDINGS My letter of thanksgiving to God 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 J. Gordon Davis, 84, born in 1933 in Perry, passed away peacefully March 6, 2018. Gordon was the oldest son of John Hancock Davis and Mary Myrtle Grifn Davis. He had many happy memories of growing up in Perry among a large extended family. He is also survived by two sisters, whom he loved dearly, Mary Karen Davis of Tampa, and Elouise Davis Gomez of Safety Harbor. Gordon was a Bulldog, graduating from Taylor County High School and later served honorably in the United States Army, from 1955 to 1958. Gordon attended the University of Florida and graduated with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering in 1960. He continued his studies at the University of Florida and received a M.S. in Industrial Engineering in 1961. After noting his inquisitive mind, academic success and affable nature, one of his professors encouraged Gordon to continue his education. Gordon took his advice and went on to attend the Georgia Institute of Technology where he earned his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering. Gordon served for 10 years on the faculty of the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech. He remained an ardent fan of both the Florida Gators and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets his entire life. Gordon stayed in Atlanta and was a resident and active member of the community until his death. Gordon was a Founder of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and was proud to be PMI member number 4. PMI is the worlds leading project management organization with over 500,000 global members and over 280 local chapters across the world. PMI is the certifying organization for the Project Management Professional (PMP), an important industry recognition for project managers. Gordon brought his intellect, dry wit and gift for bringing people together to a successful project management consulting career that spanned 45 years. He worked on major construction projects including the HartseldJackson International Airport, the Opryland Hotel renovation and the BellSouth Service Headquarters in Birmingham. His career took him around the world providing training and consulting services in Taiwan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Gordon enjoyed his professional life thoroughly, whether he was doing hands-on job meetings at a construction site or providing expert testimony in a courtroom. Gordon met his future wife Billie J. Tillman on a blind date in Albany, Ga., where she was working for the Seaboard Air Line Railroad. They married in 1955 and recently celebrated their 62nd anniversary. The couple had three sons, Michael (wife Shirley, grandchildren Kevin and Lauren), Tad (grandchildren Jack and Ella) and Grifn (wife Heather). A memorial service was held at Northside Drive Baptist Church, 3100 Northside Drive, NW, Atlanta, Ga., 30305 on Saturday, March 10, 2018. Dr. James Lamkin ofciated. Gordon is greatly missed by his wife, sons, sisters, cousins and other members of his Taylor County family, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many, many friends. His congenitally positive outlook, intelligence, gentle nature and good humor will be long remembered. Gordon was proud of the town where he came from and shared with his sons many happy and colorful stories of being raised in a special place like Perry.J. Gordon Davis In memoryPatricia Elaine Wiles BrickeyPatricia Elaine Wiles Brickey, 53, went home to be with the Lord Nov. 10, 2018, in Tallahassee. Elaine was born April 17, 1965, in Perry to Earl Wiles and Virginia Brown Wiles. Elaine enjoyed shing, cooking, attending mud bogs and being a momma and meme. Elaine was preceded in death by her mother, Virginia Wiles. She is survived by: her son, Heath Wiles (Kendra), and daughter, Keely Collins (Josh); her father, Earl (Linda); and her beautiful grandchildren, Emilee, Trenton and Paisley; along with a host of family and friends. A graveside service was held Monday, Nov. 12, at 1 p.m. at Carlton Cemetery with the Rev. Mary Browning ofciating. All arrangements are under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Perry. Friends may sign the online guest book at www. joepburnsfuneralhomes. com. Matthew David EddingsMatthew David Eddings, 45, died Nov. 7, 2018, in Mayo. Matthew was born July 6, 1973, in St. Petersburg, to Bobby Cumbie and Joyce Ann Eddings Cumbie. Matthew was preceded in death by: his biological parents, Bobby and Joyce Ann Cumbie; and his father, Jesse D. Eddings Sr. He is survived by: his twin brother, Mark Eddings; his sister, Susan Cumbie; and his mother, Jessie Mae Eddings; as well as a host of sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, at 2 p.m. at Blue Creek Baptist Church with Brother David Beigle ofciating. Interment services will follow immediately afterward in the Eddings Family Plot. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, from 1-2 p.m. at the church. All arrangements are under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Perry. Friends may sign the online guest book at www. joepburnsfuneralhomes. com.Jerry Dean ParkerJerry Dean Parker, 74, of Perry, passed from this life Nov. 9, 2018, at his home. Jerry was born Sept. 26, 1944, in Perry to Kansas Clayton Parker and Evalou Fraser Parker. He was a graduate of Taylor County High School and honorably served his country in the United States Air Force. He was of the Baptist faith and worked as a production operator for Procter and Gamble for 31 years. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, watching and attending Classic Car Auctions, races and shows, studying history and spending time with his family and friends. Jerry was preceded in death by: his parents, Kansas and Evalou Parker; and two sisters, Joyce Reed and Virginia Childers. He is survived by: his wife of 34 years, Evelee Driggers Parker; one son, Douglas K. Tuten, and wife Sherri, of Madison; one brother, Jim Parker, and wife, Paula, of Steinhatchee; and a grandson, Craig Parker; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) in the Burns Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Wallace Holmes ofciating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will receive 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.Michael R. PowellMichael R. Powell, 53, of Taylor County, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2018. The family will receive friends today (Wednesday) from 3-6 p.m. at WalkerEvans Funeral Home, located on West Homer J. Smith Avenue. Graveside services will be held Thursday, Nov. 15, at 1 p.m., at Springhill Cemetery. Patricia Elaine Wiles Brickey HortonThe family of Gary Horton would like to thank you for the loving support in our time of grief. The food, owers and visits to honor Gary were deeply and truly appreciated. Jewel Horton, Faye Jackson and Brenda Carlton Card of ThanksSheryl H. Boldt Taylor Countys Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will host its eighth annual Fields of Faith event tonight (Wednesday) at Dorsett Stadium, starting at 7 p.m. Local students will share their favorite Bible verses and testimonies during the program. Admission is free and the community is invited to attend. Fields of Faith tonight at Dorsett Stadium, 7 p.m. Perry Church of Gods annual fruitcake drive is underway. Residents are invited to place their orders now for the holidays. Nut cakes, pecan pies and chocolate pecan pies are also available. To order, please call (850) 584-2010. Perry Church of God offering sweet treats for the holidays


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A-9 Taco Times Nov. 14, 2018 Its Meow or Never for Ferals will host a Thanksgiving bake sale at Tractor Supply in Perry this Saturday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m We will be selling homemade baked goods to raise money to spay, neuter and feed the lost kitties of Taylor County, organizer Gail Hartman said. All proceeds will be spent directly on the cats of Taylor County. Please come and support our efforts to control the cat population in Taylor County, Hartman said. Saturday bake sale will benet lost kitties Its Meow or Never for Ferals The Taylor County Historical Societys Countdown to Christmas continues with the annual Downtown Christmas Open House just weeks away Friday, Dec. 7. Our theme this year will be a MayPerry Christmas, highlighting Perrys smalltown values in a tribute to the ctitious community that served as the setting for the popular Andy Grifth Show, volunteer J.T. Davis said. Sheriff Wayne Padgett, aka Sheriff Taylor of Mayberry fame, and his gang will join volunteers in celebrating the season. Opie Look-a-Like winner Brody Dean has also ofcially joined the gang and will lead the Santas Little Helpers Christmas Parade. Additional activities will include a Cake Walk, Live Nativity, Chili Supper, a downtown passport program where visitors will be entered into a drawing for a grand prize, Milk & Cookies with Santa, Letters to Santa and much more. Registration forms for arts and craft vendors are available at Perry Newspapers, 123 South Jefferson St. Santa Claus told Taylor County Historical Society volunteers that he hopes everyone has a happy Thanksgiving, and he is looking forward to seeing everyone Friday, Dec. 7, at the Downtown Christmas Open House. Counting down to a MayPerry Christmas


A-10 Taco Times November 14, 2018 Community Local veterans, joined by friends and loved ones, gathered at Taylor County High School Friday morning to observe the 32nd annual JROTC Veterans Ceremony. (Above) Afterward, all veterans in attendance gathered for a photo. The cadet-driven program featured speeches from the winners of the Why My Vote Matters essay contest. Members of the JROTC Bulldog Battalion saluted as the Colors were posted. raised over Veterans Memorial Park to C/CPT Alissa Lanier and C/MSG David Reischl. Harold Mixon was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Ed Harvey. Luncheon held at Rosehead Park. He served 28 years of active duty with the U.S. Army and was the senior Army instructor for the TCHS JROTC here for 23 years. World War II veterans Henry Davis and Ralph Carlton (right) were among the dozens of guests who (Clockwise) Color Guard member C/SGT Joshua Veterans Memorial Park. World War II veteran Hope Demps performed America the Beautiful luncheon. VFW Post Commander Bill Crowder (right) presented cash prize awards to winners in the annual Veterans Day essay competition. AMVETS and the American Legion also donated cash prizes for the winners. Shown (left to right) are: Holly C/SSG Madison Buzbee (left) and C/SGT


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Please visit www.employorida. com for additional information on this position. Applications must be completed and submitted to AMTEC Less-Lethal Systems, Inc., 4700 Providence Road, Perry, FL 32347 no later than November 23rd, 2018. ALS is an Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals. This position is subject to a background checks and drug screening. 11/9-11/21 PACEM Madison County Memorial Hospital Now Hiring -Quality Improvement/ Performance Improvement Manager -Certied Dietary Manager/ Registered Dietician -Registered Nurses Apply online   MCMH.US   or call (850) 973-2271. MCMH is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug Free Workplace. 11/2-11/16TAYLOR 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. Fireghter/EMT day shift. ADVANCED REFRIGERATION & AIR CONDITIONING is looking for people who are interested in a career in the HVAC industry. No experience necessary. Starting wage is $14/hr. for people with no experience. Must have a clean driving record, valid drivers license, willing and able to perform hard work, be able to pass drug screening and criminal background check. Apply in person at 520 West Hampton Springs Ave. Email resumes and/or request an application by email to adv_ref@ ARASENIORS NEEDED PART-TIME IN PERRY Compensation: $8.25/ hour minimum wage (federal grant) Employment training type: parttime EARN WHILE YOU LEARN! Several miscellaneous positions available: ofce help, intake specialists for federal program for seniors, general ofce, receptionists, greeters, cashiers, maintenance, and more. 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A-12 Taco Times November 14, 2018 On Halloween night, the parking lot of the Steinhatchee Community Center was transformed into a spook-tacular wonderland. According to Trunk or Treat event coordinator Anna King, 15 local volunteers dressed up in car trunks with candy for the annual Trunk or Treat event. From 6-8 p.m., 200 children and their families showed off their costumes in a parade before going trunk to trunk collecting candy. We were blessed to have a few businesses and county outstanding members of the Steinhatchee Community, King said. I started Trunk or Treat three years ago on a whim, and it caught on Every year we have more participants and a wave of families that come parade through the community center. I think the event went great, and its a great opportunity to support our local kids, King continued. My goal for the event is to provide a safe, free and family-friendly environment. We look forward to next year and hope to have another great turn out. Every volunteer went allout decorating their trunks, competing to win the title of Scariest, Most Creative and Peoples Choice. The Lytle family took home the title for Most Creative trunk with their Mermaid Cove. Libbi Patterson and Kristine Towers decorated their trunk after the famous and won Scariest trunk. Wendy Hunt representing the Steinhatchee Chamber of Commerce was chosen for the Peoples Choice award with a trunk decorated with traditional Halloween decorations, ghosts and witches. The Lytle family made a big splash with their trunk Mermaid Cove and won Most Creative trunk. Libbi Patterson and Kristine Towers took home the title of Scariest trunk with their Beetlejuicethemed trunk. Wendy Hunt and the Steinhatchee Chamber of Commerce kept it classic with their trunk, using traditional Halloween decorations like witches, jack-o-lanterns and spiders to win the Peoples Choice award. Athena and Jason Hurtubise drew inspiration from the fall season with their trunk, Fall in love with Jesus. Rene Hof fman of Skullyz BBQ was ready to jump in the bath with her Rub-a-dub trunk. Jeremy and Anna King tamed two dinosaurs for their Jurassic Park-themed trunk. Steinhatchee


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