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Rock truck overturns near '
Airline Baptist Church
Free Press Reporter
At approximately 10
a.m., on Thurs., May 25,
a rock truck overturned
near Airline Baptist
Church in Lafayette
County, spilling most of
its contents, and causing
partial road blockage for
several hours. Those on
the scene of the accident
were the Lafayette Coun-
ty Sheriff's Office, Donnie
Land, Lafayette County
Director, and Florida
Highway Patrol Trooper
Richard Gill. Gill was the
According to the FHP
report, Joni Henley of
Quincy, the driver of the
rock truck, was heading
east. The report also indi-
cated there was a vehicle'
that slowed in front of
Henley, as stated in the
report, skidded 28 feet
and ran off the south side
of the road, then traveled
forward another 36 feet
with the wheels of the
truck on the shoulder of
the road. The report fur-
ther indicated that Hen-
ley returned to the road,
skidded another 19 feet,
and vehicle overturned
onto its left side, sliding
another 79 feet.
According to the re-
port, the vehicle came to
rest with part of it on the
north shoulder and the
other part on SR 20,
pointing south. Henley
was charged with care-
A rock truck overturned near Airline Baptist Church on Thursday morning. May 25. Phr,)ii I.i MieI
The 2008 Hurricane season is officially here
hurricane season. These names ty Emergency Management Di-
Ira Mikell are: Alberto, Bervl, Chris, Deb- rector, continues to warn resi-
Free Press Reporter by, Erne-to. Florence, Gordon, dents this year could be a very
Helene, lsaat, Joyce, Kirk. Leslie, busy hurricane season compared
Hurricane season is officially Michael, Nadine, Oscar, Patty, to last year. "Be prepared. The
here. The National Hurricane Rafael, Sandv, Tony, Valerie. experts that study the weather
-Center recently issued the list of
name,' for this year's Atlantic
Donnie Land, Latayette Coun-
SEE HURRICANE, PAGE 5A
Marilyn Bishop Shaw proudly displays her new book,
"Solomon." Photo submitted by Jana Hart
Former Lafayette County
Free Press Reporter
Marilyn Bishop Shaw, a
former resident and
school teacher of
Lafayette County, recent-,
ly published her first book
"Solomon." by Pineapple
Piess. She is cuinentli em-
ployed as a Reading
Coach at Oak View Nid-
dleSchool in Newberry.
Shaw will be having a
book signing at the
Lafayette Library in the
conference room. It \'-ill
take place on Wed., June
21, from 1:30 p.m. to 3
p.m. Copie". of her book
will be available for any-
i one who wishes to get
to watch out for
abuse it to lure, prey o:
Ira Mikell and steal from other
Free Press Reporter The end result is mu(
The internet is a part of
daily life. Unfortunately,
there are people who
grief and heartache for
the victim, sometimes
SEE INTERNET, PAGE 5A
2006 Kindergarten Graduation
-K"ae r a n h t s-wA a2 .T-.n o'e.-a t i S l f--n, Ma ed P
The Kindergarten graduation theme this year was Aloha 2006. The ceremony took place in the Lafayette High School cafeteria on Mon., May 22, at 9 a.m. See more photos in upcoming edition. Photo: Ira Mikeli.
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Sometimes we just need to be reminded!
A well-known speaker
started off his seminar by
holding up a $20 bill. In the
room of 200, he asked,
"who would like this $20
Hands started going up.
He said, "I am ,going to
give this $20 to one of you
but first, let me do this. He
proceeded to crumple up
the $20 dollar bill.
He then asked, "Who still
Still the hands were up in
Well, he replied, "What if
I do this?"
And he dropped it on the
ground and started to
grind it into the floor with
his shoe. He picked it up,
now crumpled and dirty.
"Now, who still wants it?"
Still the hands went into
My friends, we have all
learned a very valuable les-
son. No matter what I did"
to the money, you still
wanted it because it did not
decrease in value. It was
still worth $20.
Many times in our lives,
we are dropped, crumpled,
and ground into the dirt by
the decisions we make and
the circumstances that
come our way.
We feel as though we are
worthless. But no matter
what has happened or what
will happen, you will never
lose your value. Dirty or
clean, crumpled or finely
creased, you are still price-
less to those who DO LOVE
The worth of our lives
comes not in what we do or
who we know, but by
r/ l.]r t/ ~ iiii. lil/'llV I I]l--i. rlib.idV! I1[ ldi I k 1
I'd believe if
back from the dead!
WHO WE ARE and
WHOSE WE ARE.
You are special Don't
EVER forget it." If you do
not pass this on, you may
never know the lives it
touches, the hurting hearts
it speaks to, or the hope that
it can bring.
Count your blessings, not
your problems. And re-
member: amateurs built the
ark ..... professionals built
If God brings you to it -
He will bring you through
Marilyn Shaw, former
Lafayette High School
teacher, and author of
her newly released
book, "Solomon," will
be in Mayo on Wednes-
day, Jiune 21, 1:30-3 p.m.
at the Lafayette Library
conference room for a
Copies of the book
will be available for
purchase and auto-
graphs. Come by and
meet Marilyn or renew
For more information
and to pre-order your
book, contact Jana Hart
David H. Matier
The Bible has a lot to say
about Heaven. The Bible
describes Heaven as the
dwelling place of God (Acts
7:49); the very throne room
of Almighty God (Revela-
tion 7:9)! Heaven will be
the final dwelling place of
those who believe what
God's Word teaches; espe-
cially in regard to the sacri-
ficial death of the Son of
God for the sins of
mankind (Romans 5:8; John
17:24; I John 5:11-13). And
it is pictured as a happy
place, a place of bliss and of
perfection (Revelation 21:1-
7). There will be uninter-
rupted, eternal, fellowship
with the Lord and family
and friends that have been
"I would believe it if
someone came back from
the dead and told me about
Heaven," you say. In Luke
16:19-31 you .can read the
narrative between two men
who have passed on. The
afterlife was now real!
When the rich man realized
the horror of his situation,
his utter helplessness to
change his circumstances,
he wanted someone to go
and warn his brethren
(Luke 16:28). Abraham
told the rich man, they have
AIRLINE BAPTIST CHURCH (SBC)......294-2676
Co-Pastor........................................................................ Larry Law
Sunday School.............................. ...................................9:45 a.m .
Morning Worship.......................... .............................11:00 a.m.
Prayer Meeting.................................................................5:30 p.m.
Displeship Training.....................................................6:00 p.m.
Evening W orship...... ......................... .........;.....7:00 p.m.
Fellowship Supper.................................................... 6:00-6:30 p.m .
Awanas, Faith, Bible Study...........................................6:30 p.m.
Located Four Miles East of Mayo on Highway 27
"0 Come Let us Worship The Lord" Ps. 95:6 226663-F
ALTON CHURCH OF GOD....................294-3133
Pastor................... ...... ..Rev. Charles E. Hodge, Jr.
Youth Pastor.................. ............... ......................... Chan Perry
Music Director................. .........................Blanche Perry
Children's Pastor..........................................Ryan & Tiffany Perry
Sunday School ... ......................................................... 9:45 a.m .
Worship Service/K.I.D.S. Church............ ...............10:45 a.m.
Evening Worship................... ..................... ..................6:00 p.m.
Family light Youth Club Church.............7:00 p.m. Wednesday
State Road 27 226666-F
BETHEL HOLY CHURCH....................294-1932
"Affiliated with Mt. Sinai Holy Churches of America Inc."
Pastor.........................................................Elder Carolyn Dem ps
Sunday School...... ......... ........................11:00 a.m.
W orship Service...........................................................1... 2:00 p.m .
Thursday Bible Study........................ 7:00 p.m.
357 Pine Street
"Membership means Discipleship" 226670-F
HATCHBEND APOSTOLIC CHURCH..935-2806
Pastor ... ................................................Rev. Steve Boyd
Sunday School..... ........... ...............10:00 a.m.
Evening W orship............................................................. 6:00 p.m .
Wed. Light for Living.....................7:30 p.m.
Located 4 miles South on Hwy. 349,
then left on CR 138, follow signs. 226671-F
FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD.................294-1811
Sunday School................................................ 9:45 a.m .
Sday Worship Service ...................10:30 a.m.
Sl Kid 's Church...................................................11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship............................................ 6:00 p.m.
.,,Youth Impact...... ........... 7:00 p.m.
Aenes Adult Bible Study ................7:00 p.m.
Pastor: David Stephens
Youth Pastor: Daryl letcher
Located at 294 SE Mill Street, Mayo "Renewing Hope and Building Lives" 2
Hatch Bend Baptist Church
Pastor George Dunn
Sunday School ............................................................... 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship........................................11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening ......................................................... 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Evening ...................................................7:00 p.m.
3029 S.E. CR 500 268509-F
MAYO FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Located SE corner of Hwy. 27 & FL 51 Mayo
Pastor Jim Gamble
Sunday School.............. ................ ....... .................. 10:00 a.m .
M morning W orship..................................... ........... 11:00 a.m .
Evening Worship...................................... .............6:00 p.m.
"The Friendly Mayo Methodist" 226704-F
To Place Your Church
In Our Church Directory,
call Myrtle at 362-1734
MAYO BAPTIST CHURCH...........(386)294-1020
Pastor: Brother Jimmy Legg
Interim Music ........................................ Kathy Palamino
Bible Study...................................... ....................9:45 A.M .
Worship Service............................................. .....11:00 A.M.
Sunday Night Service.................................................. 6:00 P.M .
Wednesday Night Schedule
Adult Prayer Service ................... ..... .....6:30 P.M.
MIDWAY BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor: Danny Rogers
Sunday School................... ............................. ............ ..10:00 a.m.
W worship Service ........................................................ 11:00 a.m .
Discipleship Training ... ............................... 6:00 p.m.
Evemng W orship.................... .................... ........ ........7:00 p.m.
Prayer Meeting Wednesday.........................................7:00 p.m.
Located on County Road 354
"For If Ye Forgive Men Their Tresspasses Your Heavenly
Father Will Also Forgive You" Matt. 6:14 226707-F
ST. MATTHEW'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Contact Number in Mayo (386) 294-2218
Vicar...... ..... ..........................Rev. Linda Lowry
Sr. W arden....... ........................ .................... Pippy Cashman
Celebration of Holy Eucharist at 7:00 PM
each Wednesday to be followed by light
refreshments and Christian Education. R
Located One Block North of the Courthouse in Mayo. 8
rm n7. 7 .
NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH Jesus Christ Fellowship
Pastoo.......................................................Rev. Charlie Walker
Sunday School... ................................. 10:00 a.m. Community Church,
Morning Worship.......................................................11:00 a.m. A Full Gospel Ministry
Discipleship Training...................... ....... 6:00 p.m. of Mayo Florida, Inc.
Evening Worship........................................................... 7:00 p.m. Mayo F d
Adult Choir..................................... .... ......8:00 p.m. 294-1656
Prayer Meeting, Bible Study & Mission Group-Wed...7:00 p.m. Deacon Lemon Curtis Watson,.
Located Two Miles North of Mayo Off Highway 51 Chairman of the Deacon Ministry
"Come And Hear, All Ye That Fear God" Ps. 66:16 226708F Mother Emma Watson, General Mother
22681-F Located on Lake St.
at the corner of San Pedro St.
PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (SBC).294-1306 Church Services
Pastor.........................................................................Ted Rushing Sunday School .....................10:00 a.m.
S oiMorning Worship. ................e. :00 a.m.
W orship Service............:...................................................11:00 a.m (Prayer Meeting and Bible Study)
Wednesday Discipleship Training..............6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Evening Training ............................................................... 6:00 p.m. Worship means Celebration, Communication,
Team Kids Night.......................................................6:30 p .m. and Consecration.
........................... p.m. Church Membership means Commitment
Seven miles West of Mayo, left on CR 534 then right on 350A Discipleship means a student of the
Jesus Saves--- 226719-F word of God. 268510-F
NEW HARMONY UNiTED METHODIST CHURCH New Beginnings Church
160th St. a place for you
(Go south on 51 to 160th, turn right) a place or you
Pastor: Stan Posey Pastor...............Wayne Hudson
Phone (386) 776-1806 Phone Number........386-294-1244
Sunday W orship.....................................................................9:30 am
Bible Study................................................................................. 10:30 am Purpose Saeme
WEDNESDAY. New Beginnings exists to provide an environment
Women's Bible Study..............................................10:00 am where People can discover and develop a passion for
26512-F God that is Real relevan and relations
LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN CENTER...294-3089 LaPresently meetinhl etorin the m
Pastor, John Whittington Service Schedule:
Sun. Morning Worship.....................10:00 a.m.
AtNo BeginraMsgsth, Wsals "apatuf ior.."
Sunday Praise and Worship Service.........................10:30 a.m. www.newbeginningschurchmayo.com
Children's Church..................................................10:30 a.m. ssasis-F
Sunday Night Service.......................................................... 6:00 p.m .
Wednesday Service.....................................................7:00 p.m. Ephesus Advent
Wed. Children's and Teen's Service............................. 7:00 p.m.
State Road 51 Mayo ~ -"Love Never Fails" 2270 Christian Church
Pastor Bill Talley
Bethel Creek Baptist Church...................658-2398 963-5600
Pastor : Sherwood E. Sawyer 208-9626
Sunday School......................................... .......................9:45 a.m. Sunday School Service....9:45 a.m.
Sunday Ee Worship.................................................6:00 p.m. Worship Service..............11:00 a.m.
Sunday Eveni W orship.................................................6:0 p.m .... .
Wednesday Bible Study............... 7:00 .m. Prayer Meeting...................7:00 p.m.
.Nursery available for all services
located 3 miles North of Day on Highway 53
Where you are always welcomed 226720-F
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To Place Your Church In
Our Church Directory,
Call Myrtle at 362-1734 I
See Lafayette High
Awards Page 3-5B
THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2006
P,&r'I=9A T1F M~n FEE RES- Mvo.FL
Moses and the prophets,
(Luke 16:29) but that did
not satisfy the rich man. He
wanted someone to go to
his brothers from the dead!
Abraham said, if they hear
not Moses and the
prophets, neither will they
be persuaded, though one
rose from the dead (Luke
16:31). If they would not
listen to the Bible they
would not listen if someone
came back from the dead!
If you are waiting for spe-
cial treatment, for someone
to come to you from the
dead, you had better give it
up. God's Word contains
the warning of judgment to
come and the route to safe-
David H. Matier, DPC
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FBLA Awards Reception
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Wayman and Joan Putnal Smith
The children and grandchildren of Wayman and Joan
Putnal Smith request the pleasure of your company at a
drop-in Open House Celebration of their, 50th Wedding
Anniversary on Saturday, June 3, 2-5 p.m. at their home
located at 4259 N.W CR 251, Mayo.
No gifts please, your cards, pictures and notes will be
cherished. It's casual dress, so come and have a good time.
Agape Christian Center
Agape Christian Center will be holding a tent re-
vival. Everyone.is welcome to attend!
The service times are June 5 June 9, Monday
through FridaY. 7 p.m.
Agape Christian Center is located on highi'ay 349,
4 miles north of the Old Town light on the west side
of road. For more information call pastor J.D. Clark
Wj wedding Reminder
,. ^Harris -~Crotts
Mr: and Mrs. Charlie and Janet Har-
i ,..-...> ris wishes to remind everyone of the
'( upcoming marriage of their daughter
Lois Ann Harris to Christopher Lee
.. Crotts on Sat., June 10. at 4 p.m. at
Lighthouse Christian Center.
A reception will follow with all
. friends and relatives invited to attend.
FEAST ON GOD'S WORD
OUR GOD IS AWESOME
COMF FIND OUT WHY
SHOW YOUR LOVE FOR JESUS
AND JOIN US FOR A WEEK OF
GOOD CHRISTIAN FUN, GAMES
AND BIBLE STUDY.
The annual FBLA
Awards Reception was
held Saturday, May 13 at
LHS. This evening was. a
celebration of FBLA's -an-
New officers were initiat-
ed, and FBLA's thirteen se-
niors said goodbye. High-
lights of the year included
FBLA's Community Service
Projects,.District, and State
Competitions. Because of
assistance from the com-
munity, 24 of the students
who qualified at District
Competition were able to
attend the State Leadership
"Conference in Orlando
where Cara Young re-
ceived a 3rd Place Win and
a 1st Place Win .was award-
ed to Rhett Coleman and
David Morgan. At a con-
ference with' over 3,500
competitors, this is a true
VBS Kick-off Alm Huerta
There will be a Vacation
Bible School kick-off held
on Saturday, .[June 3, be-
ginning at 5 p.m. at Hatch
Bend Baptist Church, lo-
cated at 3029 S.E. CR 500.
Evern one is invited to join
in the fun. fellowship,
games and food. VBS will
be June 5-9 from 6-9 p.m.
230 W. Howard St. g
(I-r) Rhett Coleman, Melody Rubio, Brandie Marlenee, David Morgan
members worked diligent-
ly throughout the year to
accumulate the most par-
ticipation points in FBLA.
FBLA's Honorary Mem-
bers were recognized and
include: Central Florida
Lands and Timber, First
Federal, Lighthouse Real-
ty, Lafayette State Bank,
Mayo Rotary Club, McMil-
lan Law Office, Mrs. Car-
olyn Land, Mrs. Debbie
Land, and-Mrs. Tina B. Sin-
gletary, CPA.. The gener-
ous support from the Hon-
orary Members allowed
students many valuable
experiences and accom-
The FBLA also selected
its first annual "Business
Leader of the Year." This
awaid \\ent to NMrs.
Leenette McMillan. Mrs.
McMillan is a true leader,
and she is so helpful, to the
community, the school,
and the club. She exempli-
fies the values that FBLA is
The evening was a suc-
cess, and FBLA Wishes to
thank all involved. Thanks
again to the leaders in our
community who always do
so much for us.
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Fri. & Sat....................7:30 p.m .
Sunday ........................4:00 p.m .
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Mayo Health Services
and have them filled at
North Florida Pharmacy of Mayo
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Monday Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Closed 12-1 p.m.
Evening Clinic Tuesdays till 8 p.m.
Call 294-1226 for an appointment
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THE MIAYO FREE PRESS, Mayo, FL PAGE 3A
THURSDAY, JUNE 1,20
PA(F- 4A THE MAYO FREEPE.Myo.FLTHURSDYJUN10
Woman's Club presents beautification project to Rotarians
What do sporting clays,
murals, Mayo Woman's
Club and Mayo Rotary Club
have in common? Well,
Heather Neill, a member of
both clubs, presented a pro-
posal from the Woman's
Club to the Rotary club at
the weekly meeting.
First Neill shared with Ro-
tarians a project that the
Woman's Club has adopted
and hopes to see come to
fruition in the near future.
Primarily this is a beautifica-
tion project for Mayo, which
will involve murals being
painted on some of the
buildings around town.
Neill showed a film presen-
tation from the town of Lake
Placid, which is famous for
their murals in the beautiful
city, and she said that this is
the type beautification pro-
ject the Woman's Club
hopes to undertake.
Neill explained exactly
what the process would in-
volve and that they had be-
gun meeting with others
such as a group involved in
murals in Alachua County
* to find out exactly how and
where to begin this huge un-
Of course like everything
else it takes money and lots
of hard work to achieve, and
Auto Body and
Neill was appealing to the
Rotary club for their help in
this effort. She also stressed
_that this is something that
will take lots of volunteer
work, donations, fund-rais-
ers, etc. She said that these
murals are high quality, and
made to last through the
One of the exciting ideas
that Neill presented for rais-
ing money was a Sporting
Clays Tournament with. all
the trimmings. Where can
one hold such a tourna-
ment? Well, actually closer
-to home than you might-
think. Neill introduced her
guest speaker for the day,
Tom Hurley, of Hurley's
Waccasassa Plantation locat-
ed at 2399 NE on CR 138
He told about the lodge
facilities, the hunting facili-
ties, horseback riding, shoot-
ing ranges etc. He expressed
how they have hosted nu-
merous tournaments at their
plantation, as fund-raisers
for different organizations
and raised a lot of money for
these organization. He was
opening this idea up to Ro-
tarians and offering the
Plantation as a place to hold
the event, to raise money for
this beautification project
that the Woman's Club pre-
Those who may not be fa-
miliar with the term, Sport-'
ing Clays, they are automat-
ic moving targets for the
shooter to test out their
skills. According to Hurley,
they differ from skeet shoot-
ing because they can be dif-
ferent sizes and high, low
Tom Hurley, of Hurley's Wac-
and in-between heights for
So, if you like to practice
your shooting skills, or
warm up for bird hunting
season, then go check out
Hurley's Waccasassa Planta-
For more information give
them a call at 386-454-8256
Summer Food Service Program
The Lafayette School Dis-
trict, Mayo,. will be partici-
patirig in the Summer Food'
Service Program during the
months of May, June and
meals will be provided to
all children regardless of
race, color, sex, disability,
age, or national origin dur-
ing summer vacation when
school breakfasts. and
lunches are not available.
All children 18 years old
and younger, if open site,
are eligible for meals at no
charge and there will be no
d discrimination in the course
of the meal service. The
programs are only ap-
(386) 364-2798 Public Meeting
Please be advised that the
for more Early Learning Coalition of
information. Florida's Gateway, Inc. Fi-
nance Committee Meeting
will be held on Thursday,
SUWANNEE June 8, 2006 at 3 p.m. at the
THAM. ONJI -Coaliti6n office.
the state and federal fund-
415 S.W. Pinewood Dr. ing for all school readiness
Live Oak, FL 32064 programs birthto age five
(386) 364-2750 (5) for the following coun-
",: --,:, j .I:
proved for geographical ar- Bethel Mt. Sinai Church
eas of need where 50 per- 357 Pine St.
cent or more of the children Mayo, FL
qualify for free and re- May 30-July 7 11:30-12:30
duced price meals .during Monday-Thursday
the school year. Any person who believes
Summer feeding sites he or she has been discrimi-
that are located at schools nated against in any USDA-
provide meals to all chil- related active ity should write
dren in the immediate .or call immediately to:
vicinity in addition to those USDA
enrolled in summer school. Director, Office of Civil
The following sites will Rights
be participating in the Sum- Room 3276-W
mer Food Service Program: Whitten Building
Lafayette Elementary 14th & Independence Av.,
811 E. Main St. Washington, D.C. 20250-
Mayo, FL 9410 '
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Monday -Thursday TDD)
USDA is an equal oppor-
set for June 8 tunity provider and em-
ties: Columbia, Hamilton,
Lafayette, Suwannee, and
Union. counties. We en- A
courage community partic-
ipation and welcome any i FI
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If any persons) interest- Phe weekl evry
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please contact Heidi Moore ,
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Library Offers a feast
of stories at "The
Kaleidoscope Story Cafe"
Tasty tales will be on
stage when the Kaleido-
scope Storytellers perform at
the Lafayette County Public
Library on June 6, at 10 a.m.
The Kaleidoscope Story-
tellers are Terry Deer and
Suzie Shaeffer, story drama-
tists from the Daytona Beach
area who tour Florida each
summer using puppets, po-
etry, creative dramatics, tan-
dem storytelling and audi-
ence participation to delight
and involve their listeners.
This summer they are wear-
ing "story chef" aprons and
hats-perfect attire for serv-
ing up a pot full of fun, ac-
tion-packed stories in a pro-
duction they call "The Kalei-
doscope Story Cafe."
Former children's librari-
ans, Deer and Shaeffer
specifically design their live-
ly summer performances to
support the Florida Library
Youth Program's goal of en-
couraging children to be-
come lifelong readers and li-
brary users. "We were de-
lighted when we heard that
the state-wide theme for
2006 would be Book Feast,"
says Shaeffer, "because so
many of the folk tales we
love are about food and
feasting and we felt a cafe
would be a fun setting for
introducing these stories to
A distinctive feature of
every Kaleidoscope show is
the. inclusion of audience
members, whose contribu-
tions may even determine
how a story turns out. "We
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try to involve the children
every way we can," says
Deer. "They sing, chant, pro-
vide sound effects, become
some of the characters in our
stories, and interact with our
puppet partners. This sum-
mer, audience volunteers
will even help choose what
tale is next on the Cafe's
menu by dipping into our
pot of stories."
Laughter, songs, puppet
pandemonium, and tasty
tales-they'll all be served
up at The Kaleidoscope Sto-
For more information,
contact Cassie Selleck at 386-
294-3858 or 800-729-0529.
Saturday on the Suwan-
nee will be held at the 'Spir-
it of the Suwannee Music
Park, US 129 North, Live
Oak Saturday, June 3. Enjoy
canoeing on the. famous
Suwannee River, horseback
riding, bicycling, golf cart-
ing, hiking, hanging out
and attending the Saturday
night concerts in the Music
Hall. All this for only a one-
time payment of $99. Other
artists scheduled to per-
form during the Saturdays
on the Suwannee through
Sept. 23 are T.G. Shepard,
Marty Rabon, Ken Mellons,
Shenandoah and the De-
yonshires. Go to
boree.com/ for more infor-
mation or to musi-
Suwannee River Eco-
nomic Council, Inc. an-
nounces the availability of
funds from the Department
of Community Affairs for
rand crisis energy assistance
through the Low Income
Home Energy Assistance
Program (LIHEAP). The
program assists eligible
households in paying for
home heating and .cooling
costs. Clients must meet in-
come guidelines and pro-
vide proof of income and
an energy obligation. Ap-
plications are available at
the Outreach Center locat-
ed at 114 SW Community
Circle, Mayo. Call 386-294-
2202 to make appointments
or for more information.
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taing years to recover.
'Ve use the internet for
rany purposes. Examples
include shopping, paying
bills, school, research, find-
ing travel information, and
checking on flight itiner-
Scammers are always on
the lookout for unsuspect-
ing victims. They will even
set up traps that will look
legitimate. "If it sounds too
good to be true, then it re-
ally isn't," Captain John
Young of .the Lafayette
County Sheriff's Office
said. For example, thieves
will create a website that
will look exactly like a real
business, just like there are
people who impersonate
law enforcement officers.
According to the United
States Department of Jus-
tice, criminals take advan-
tage of the anonymity of
the internet. Practicing in-
ternet'safety not only will
help prevent you from be-
coming a victim, but also to
help law enforcement un-
rnask and arrest the perpe-
Stealing from others is
not the only thing internet
sca r mers and predators
do. Another problem they
are responsible for is send-
ing. all kinds of viruses to
your computer. Some
viruses cause you to lose
important files, while oth-
ers destroy everything,
making your. computer
Scammers will also find
ways to gain access to your
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have warned us that this
will probably be another
lu y year," Land said.
The National Oceanic
and Atmospheric Admin-
istration predict-. there will
be 13M-fi6imtns, 8-10 of .
tImn will be hurricanes,
fti 4-6, of those hurricanes
\IIl reach a category 3 or
Higher. "Our area has been
extremely fortunate the
last couple of years. Every
'jor storm that came up
though theGulf either en-
tred land before it
reached us orturned and
w.ent to the northwest.
Sooner or later our luck is
going to run out," Land
Preparation is key to sur-
vival during this year's
"Whether we face an active
hurricane season, like this
year, or a below-normal
season, the crucial message
for every person is the
same: prepare, prepare,
prepare," said Max May-
field, Director of the
NOAA National Hurricane
Land urges residents to
continue preparing in case
one should hit our area.
He also encourages those
computer. They will secret-
ly put programs such as
spyware into your comput-
er to track all the places
you visit in the internet.
Other programs allow
them to secretly steal any
personal information you
have stored in your com-
puter, such as usernames
and passwords, social se-
curity number, bank ac-
count number, and credit
card account information.
"Identity theft is a growing
concern for consumers
everywhere. Your personal
information is needed to
conduct business and fi-
nancial transactions, but
this often leaves you vul-
nerable to criminals. Your
personal information can
fraudulently be used to ob-
tain credit and services in
your name, damaging your
credit rating, and jeopar-
dizing your financial sta-
bilify," said Florida Agri-
culture and Consumer Ser-
Charles H. Bronson.'
These are just a few ways
in which scammers can
turn.your good day into a
rotten one. But, there are
some ways.you can do that
you can fight back and not
become a victinr of internet
scams. The following sug-
gestions come from
a consumer information
website on how to state
safe while on the internet.
1. Protect your personal
2. Know who you are
3. Use anti-virus, anti-
who haven't already begun
preparations, to start now
before it is to late. "Decide
where you are going to
evacuate to should the
need arise. Don't wait until
the last minute. The roads
will be crowded and fuel
may be scarce so keep
your gas tanks full. It is
better to leave early and
realize that it wasn't neces-
sary than to get caught on
the road and have no
where to go," Land said.
415 S.W. Pinewood Dr.
Live Oak, FL 32064 .
spyware, and firewall soft-
ware, and keep them up-
4. Protect your usernames
5. Back up all important
6. Learn who to contact if
something goes wrong on-
(Due to the huge
amount of pictures at this
time of the year, it will
take a good number of is-
sues of the Free Press to
get them all in, so just
First graders garden-
Reg. or Polish 16 oz.
Number of retailers participating in Florida
Watermelon promotion up 100 percent
The number of retail grocery chains par-
ticipating in the annual Florida watermelon
promotion has doubled over last year, Flori-
da Agriculture and Consumer Services
Commissioner Charles H. Bronson an-
Participating retailers from Florida to
Canada are advertising Florida watermel-
ons in their store circulars and increasing the
size of their produce section displays from
May 7 through June 25. Twelve grocery
chains with 4,100 retail stores have joined
the promotion, an increase of 100 percent
over last year's 2,050 stores.
The Florida Department of Agriculture
and Consumer Services is conducting the
promotion in conjunction with the Florida
Watermelon Association, which represents
approximately 180 4lorida growers. The as-
sociation funded this year's campaign with
$50,000. Last year's watermelon promotion
generated approximately $9.5 million in ad-
ditional retail sales.
Kroger -- which kicked off the watermel-
on promotion in early May -- substantially
increased their sales of watermelons this
year. The retailer's Atlanta, Cincinnati,
Great Lakes, Memphis and Mid Atlantic di-
visions represented more than 1,300 stores.
The chain ran Florida watermelon ads for
814 stores the week of May 7 and 490 stores
the week of May 14.
Other retail grocery chains that will par-
Holten 32 oz.
ticipate in the Florida watermelon promo-
tion in coming weeks include AWI Shurfine,
Bozzuto's, Hannaford Bros., Harveys, Kash
'N' Karry, Metro, Nash Finch, Price Chop-
per, Sobeys and Spartan.
The participating chains have stores in
Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maine,
Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania.,
Virginia, and Quebec, Canada.
Florida growers annually harvest approx-
imately 25,000 acres of watermelons. They
received more than $67 million in 2004 for
their watermelon crop, ranking Florida third
among watermelon producing states.
Marketing programs conducted by the
Florida Department of Agriculture and Con-
sumer Services have increased sales of Flori-
da grown products by more than $1 billion
during the past four. years. The Department
continually -conducts trade missions and
events to develop and enhance business re-
lationships that benefit Florida agricultural
producers. In addition to these ongoing ini-
tiatives, the division has also dramatically
expanded its premier annual produce mar-
keting campaigns that promote fresh Flori-
da fruits and vegetables harvested during
the winter and spring months when Florida
is the dominant U.S. supplier.
The D1epartment is statutorily mandated
to provide professional marketing services
to Florida's agricultural community through
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(ABSTINENCE TILL MARRIAGE).
By Carolyn C. Demps
The local Alms of Bethel Community Development, Inc. "Club Valor and
Virtue" is proud to offer an abstinence program in,Mayo for youth 9-18 years
of age, funded by the Florida Department of Health. The Abstinence
Education program explores teens' attitudes, beliefs and social pressures
related to the consequences of sexual activity outside of marriage, while
enhancing decision-making and problem solving skills and building self
The Abstinence Education Program promotes "Sexually Abstinence until
marriage and it's overall goal is to decrease teen pregnancy and subsequently
reduce the incidence of teen births and sexually transmitted disease through
the promotion of sexual abstinence as the expected norm for unmarried teens.
Over the next several weeks articles will be featured in this section (ATM)
to join with the statewide media campaign to generate awareness and
motivate the community to reduce teen sexual activity, pregnancy and sexual
transmitted disease. Future topics will include: How to say no to poor
choices; Some dating do's and don't; Parents Tips for talking to teens;
developing Refusal Skills; Facts about STD; Staying out of hot water; and
uth interested in participating in the programs are invited to join us
Monday through Thursday. Lunch will be served at noon and Club Valor.and
rtue meets from 12:30-1:30. See location below.
For more information on the abstinence Education program contact:
Alms of Bethel Community Development, Inc.
Club Valor and Virtue
357 Pine Street (location)
P.O. Box 526 (mail)
Mayo, Florida 32066
Phone: (386) 294-1932 or (850) 838-9734
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THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2006
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The Hornet Hose
T-Ball / Astros
The Learning Center
T-Ball / Cardinals
Rookie / Marlins
Rookie / Yankees
Softball / Angels
Sylvan Learning Center
Softball / hornets
The Storage Place
Junior / Hornets
Lafayette Babe Ruth would like to
thank our other contributors:
GOLD CONTRIBUTOR ($350-$500)
The Storage Place
SILVER CONTRIBUTOR ($250-$349):
Armadillo Constructors and Erectors, Inc., First Federal Savings Bank
BRONZE CONTRIBUTOR ($50 $249):
Moses & Son Farms, Edward Koon Dairy, Lafayette County Elected Officials,
American Legion Post 105, APX, Inc., McMillan Law Offices,
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Trawick, Putnals Premium Pine Straw, Inc.,
Putnals Seed and Grain, Day Flowers, Farm Bureau Insurance, Kerby's Dairy,
Mr. & Mrs. Angie Ceraso
Edward Perry Dairy, Inc
' Rookie / Royals
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Lafayette State Bank
Minor I Dodgers
Minor / Dodgers
Rookie / Devil Rays
Central Florida Lands & Timber
Minor / Braves
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The Mayo basketball program recently sponsored a
couple of fund raisers, both with the support of Alumni
World's Smallest Basketball Team
The World's smallest basketball team invaded Mayo
once again after a long absence and with the help of
many alumni members, put on quite a show for the fans
at the local gym.
A special thanks goes out to Chan Perry, Mark Beach,
Joey Pearson, Carl Jackson, Jerry Hill, Tomar Jones, Jeff
Scott, 'Billy Shows, Jerry Tyson, Derek Garland, Tom
Lashley, Henry McCray and Lance McCray in making
the event a success.
The mini-trotters would pull out a narrow two point
win, but not without some hook and crook that provided
a few laughs to all those in attendance.
Alumni Basketball Challenge
The men and women's alumni teams took to the hard-
wood at the Mayo gym to,raise more funds for the bas-
ketball program at Mayo, and put on quite a show as
each competed in expanded quarters with the veterans
showing experience does matter.
The Lafayette ladies alumni team played a fast paced
game against recent graduates and pulled out a hard
earned 58-56 win in a tight contest throughout behind 15
point performances by L. Hwof and M. Murphy. The
game was deadlocked heading into the final period with
the red team outscoring the white team 16-14 behind two
key three pointers by Hwof.
Other contributors were A. Murphy'dropping in 10
points, which was matched by A. Hill with 10. T. Sellers
scored 4 points, while F. Pugh and S. Reid scored two
points each for the red team.
The white team. brought back some memories of the re-
cent past as Stacey Lewis showed that she has not lost a
step pouring in 20 points.
Another recent graduate, Chandra Shine, scored 15
points. Other ladies netting points was Kayla Hood *
with 6, Kayla Wilson 4, Tori Lyons 7, while V. Murphy
and S. Blake scored two points each.. Although not scor-
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A special thank you goes out to this trio for doing the
job as seen with the photos for the alumi game in this
The winners for the ladies, the red team with a hard fought two point win.
ing, T. Edwards and A. Jackson did a nice job for the
The men were equally as competitive, playing a very
intensive 110-101 contest that went in favor of the veter-
an red team that led by D. Powe's 21 points. The red
team would get great efforts with S. Perry scoring 20, T.
Campbell 15, S. Cruminty 14,,T. Jones 18 and Derek Gar-
land finishing out the double digit scorers with 11. Oth-
er contributors was K. Perry with 7, Dustin Geiger 4 and
S. Wilson with 3.
The white team would do much of their damage from
behind the arc dropping in 17 three pointers. Cody Page
would lead the youngsters scoring 26, but not far behind
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was Marcus Edwards with 25, making six three point
shots showing that despite his dedication to his football
career, he has not lost a step on the court. J. Howard
would turn in a nice effort also scoring 22 points with
some nice inside play.
Also scoring for the white team was B. Jackson with
14, D. Muprhy 10, D. Vargo 9, while C. Wood would
score two points.
L. Murphy would not score but turned in a nice effort
for the white team in a game that saw the white team
comeback in the fourth quarter behind a 10 point effort
by Page, and. 9 points by Howard as the comeback fell
short in the end to the much larger veteran squad.
A The Mayo Alumni team break huddle in preparation of
the contest with the mini-trotters. All the Alumni members
did their part in support of the Hornets basketball program
making the event a fun evening for the fans.
Coach Derek Garland surprised everyone that he lasted the 15 minute quarters and was still able to run the court so effectively.
Marcus Edwards would return to the Mayo gym to team with
Page. They would both lead their team in scoring and almost
pulled the upset against a very talented veteran laden red team
that just does not seem interested in losing a step through the
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The white team saw the return of some recent memories
with Lewis and Shine taking the court. Both looked very
impressive once again. A nice effort by the whole group
was turned in to raise funds for the basketball program at
Mayo. Monticello will be net 3 June at the home gym.
Shine takes control.
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The red team shows their defensive strength. The 'white team would
struggle inside against the red team size on both ends of the court.
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of grit in this
the size of the
without fear. -
He would lead
his team in
game in doubt
uhtil the end.
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Lafayette High School Senior Awards
Advanced Program Awards:
English IV-Kayla Wilson
English IV-Kayla Wilson
"',; Advanced Program Awards (not all pictured)
and Lindsey Israel
Advanced Program Completion Awards
Principal's Award-Ryan Slayton and Alisha Owen
Outstanding Senior Boy/Senior Girl-Kalem Jackson and Whitney
Notice is hereby made to all those concerned
and affected that Sawcross, Inc. is performing
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twenty (20) calendar days of first providing
such labor, materials and/or equipment.
NOTICE OF FAIR HOUSING
EDUCATION SESSION AND
NOTICE OF CDBG PUBLIC HEARING
The Lafayette County Board of County Com-
missioners will conduct'the following public
sessions beginning at 10:00 a.m. during its
June 12, 2006 Board meeting: 1. a brief fair
housing educational session, including an in-
troduction to fair housing laws, the local fair
housing ordinance, enforcement -and assis-
tance, and 2. a public hearing on its proposed
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
application. The meeting will be conducted in
the County Courthouse, Commission room,
located at 120 West Main Street, Mayo, Flori-
The public hearing will be to obtain comments
or suggestions for a proposed 2006 applica-
tion to the Florida Department of Community
Affairs (DCA) for a Small Cities Community
Development Block Grant (CDBG) of up to,
$700,000. These funds must be used for one
of the following purposes:
1. To benefit low and moderate income per-
2. To aid in the prevention or elimination of
slums or blight; or
3. To meet other, community development
needs of recent-origin having a particular ur-
gency because existing conditions pose a se-
rious and immediate threat to the health or
welfare of the community and where other fi-
nancial resources are not available to meet
The categories of activities for which these
funds may be used are in the areas of hous-'
ing, neighborhood revitalization, or economic
development and include such improvement
activities as construction of infrastructure
(roads, water, sewer, drainage), acquisition of
real property, loans to private-for-profit busi-
ness, rehabilitation of houses, For each activi-
ty that is proposed, at least 51% of the per-
sons benefiting must be in the low or moder-
ate income range. In developing an application
for submission to DCA, the County must plan
to minimize displacement of persons as a re-
sult of planned CDBG activities, and is re-
quired to develop a plan to assist displaced
persons. Additional information regarding the
range of activities that may be undertaken will
be provided at the public hearing.
The meeting is being conducted in a handi-
capped accessible location. Any disabled per-
son wishing to attend the public hearing and
requiring an interpreter or special accommo-
dations should, contact the County Clerk's of-
fice, telephone 386-294-1600 at least two
business days prior to the meeting.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
CONCERNING AN AMENDMENT
TO THE TOWN OF MAYO
LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS
BY THE PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD
OF THE TOWN OF MAYO, FLORIDA, SERV-
ING ALSO AS THE LOCAL PLANNING
AGENCY OF THE TOWN OF MAYO, FLORI-
DA, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pur-
suant to Sections 163.3161 through 163.3215,
Florida Statutes, as amended, and the Town of
Mayo Land Development Regulations, as
amended, hereinafter referred to as the Land
Development Regulations, objections, recom-
mendations and comments concerning an
amendment, as described below, will be heard
by the Planning and Zoning Board of the Town
of Mayo, Florida, serving also as the Local
Planning Agency of the Town of Mayo, Florida,
at a public hearing on June 12, 2006 at 6:30
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LDR 06-2, an application by the Town Council,
to amend the Official Zoning Atlas of the Land
Development Regulations by changing the
zoning district from RESIDENTIAL, SINGLE
FAMILY-1 (RSF-1) to RESIDENTIAL, SINGLE
FAMILY/MOBILE ,HOME-1 (RSF/MH-1) on
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A parcel of land lying in Section 13, Township
5 South, Range 11 East, Lafayette County,
Florida. Being more particularly described; as
follows: Commence at the Northwest corner of
the Southwest 1/4 of the Southwest ,1/4 of
said Section 13; thence North 87258'22" East
along the North line of the Southwest 1/4 of
the Southwest 1/4 of said Section' 13, a dis-
tance of 849.41 feet to the Point of Beginning;
thence South 87958'22" East, along the North
line of the Southwest 1/4 of the Southwest 1/4
of said Section 13, a distance of 220.02 feet to
the West right-of-Way line of San Pedro Street;
thence North 01 13'20" East along the-West
right-of-way line of said, San Pedro Street a
distance of 40.24 feet to a point of curve of a
curve concaved Southwesterly having a. ra-
dius of 25.00 feet; thence, along and around
said curve a chord bearing and distance of
North 42945'51" West, 34.73 feet to the point
- of tangency of said curve and the South right-
of-way line of Martin Luther King Drive; thence
South 86045'45" East, along the South right-
of-way line of'said Martin J.uther King Drive, a
distance of 110.07 feet to its intersection with
the East righf-of-way line of said San Pedro
Street, said East right-of-way line being in a
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curve a chord bearing and distance of South
47013'48" West, 35.97.feet to the point of tan-
gency of said curve; thence continue, along
the East right-of-way line, of saidSan Pedro
Street, South 01913'20" West 37.21 feet to the
South line of Block 52 of Knights Addition to
the Town of Mayo, as recorded in the Public
Records of Lafayette County, Florida; thence
South 8758'22" East 251.20 feet; thence
South 00918'20" West 277.12 feet; thence
South 86145'30" East 210.00 feet; thence
South 0018'20" West 345.00 feet; thence
North 8694530" West 94.75 feet; thence North
82038'49" West 338.24 feet; thence North
8846'40" West 330.00 feet; thence North
0113'20" East 199.98 feet to the South right-
of-way line of San Pedro Court; thence North
88946'40" West 110.00 feet to the point on a
cul-de-sac concaved Northwesterly and hav-
ing a radius of 50.00 feet; thence along and
around said cul-de-sac an arc distance of
249.79 feet to the point of terminius of said
cul-de-sac; thence North 01213'20" East
130.00 feet; thence South 8846'40" East
120.00 feet; thence North 01013'20" East
207.44 feet to the Point of Beginning.
Containing 9.85 acres, more or less.
The public hearing may be continued to one or
more future date. Any interested party shall be
advised that the date, time and place of any
continuation of the public hearing shall be an-
nounced during the public hearing and that no
further notice concerning the matter will be
published, unless said continuation exceeds
,six calendar weeks from the date of the above
referenced public hearing.
At the aforementioned public hearing, all inter-
ested parties may appear to be heard with re-
spect to the amendment.
Copies of the' amendment are available for
public inspection at the Office of the Town
Clerk, Town Hall located at 276 West Main
Street, Mayo, Florida.
All persons are advised that if they decide to
appeal any decisions made at the above ref-
erenced public hearing, they will need a
record of the proceedings, and that, for such
purpose, they may need to ensure that a ver-
batim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and evi-
dence upon which the appeal is to be based.
Valedictorian and Salutatorian:.Whitney McGrew and Alisha Owen Advanced Program Awards: Science
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TOWN
COUNCIL, TOWN OF MAYO FLORIDA
MONDAY. JUlIE 12. 2006 7 P.M.
TOWN COUNCIL. COUNCIL MEETING
ROOM, 276 WEST MAIN STREET
The Mayo Town Council will hold a Public
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Building). The public hearing will be held on
Monday, June 12, 2006 at 7 pm. at the Town
Hall located at 276 West Main 'Street, Mayo,
Anyone wishing to inspect proposed Ordi-,
nance 06-17 may do so during regular busi-
ness hours. (Monday-Friday, 8.a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Any interested parties may be heard at the
time of the Public Hearing.
The Lafayette County Commission will hold a
public hearing to consider the following peti-
tion to close a road. The hearing will be held at
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the County Commissioners meeting room on
the second floor of the Courthouse in Mayo,
By Order of:
T. Jack Byrd, Chairman
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, FLORIDA
Comes now the undersiqnp-d purusant to the
provisions of -:.,.a 'i liui ,:,? r :r I. p i,.
tions the Board of County C .:r,T,, i.:.-.Yr I:.r
Lafayette County, Florida to vacate, abandon,
discontinue and close the following road, to
THAT PORTION OF RIVERSIDE BOULE-
VARD SHOWN.ON THE PLAT OF RIVER-
SIDE ESTATES RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
A, PAGE 30 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
-LAFAYETTE COUNTY, FLORIDA, LYING
EAST dF THE SOUTHERLY PROLONGA-
TION OF THE EAST LINE OF LOT 28 .OF,
SAID PLAT BOOK A, PAGE 30 TO THE
SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SAID
In support of this petition the undersigned al-
leges that said road affects only the property
of the undersigned owner.-
John C. Hewett
Executed this 24th day of Mayo, 2006.
starts July 11
NFCC Madison, Fla
Website: WWW.NFCC.EDU 1i01VJ1
TO REGISTER: 5ilm|
Mayo Legals C
The Lafayette County'Commission is seeking
bids to replace 30 window frames and panes
with high impact laminated 9/16 safety glass.
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4- 40 x 42
1 42 x 42
1 23 x 26
2 37 x 46
2 32 x 37
4 -35'x 323/4
3 25 1/2 x71 1/2
14- 36 x 32
The bids should include taking existing win-
dows out and installing the new windows. All
bids should be turned into the Lafayette Coun-
ty Clerk's office by Friday, June 9, 2006 at 12
p.m. Any questions, concerning the bid specifi-
cations should be'addressed to Donnie Land,
Emergency Management Director at (386)
294-1950. The Lafayette County Board of
County Commissioners reserves the right to
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terest of Lafayette County,. Florida and to ac-
cept the lowest and best bid.
By Order of:
T. Jack Byrd, Chairman
on Page 4B
Hurry in and apply at "The
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Common Problems Treated Infections Prostrate Problems Kidney Stones Sexual Problems
* Genital Surgery Cancer of the Urinary Tract Impotence Infertility Urinary Incontinence
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Office Locations in Lake City and Live Oak
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THIE MAYO FREE PRESS, Mavo, FL PAGE 3B
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THURSDAY. JUNE 1. 2006
PAE 4Bt -. I HE MAIV rneE uh iviayu, I
Lafayette High School Senior Awards
May 15, 2006
Welcome, Pledge of Alle-
giance and Introduction of
Special Guests Justin
Moses and Sabrina Atwell
Recognition of Sr. Class,
Officers, and Sponsors
Sponsors Marilyn Israel
and Jimmy Blankenship
President Justin Moses
Pulliam (not pictured)
Secretary -Ashley Prevatt
Historian Sabrina Atwell
Historian Ricky Mortlock
Treasurer Kasey Nielsen
Treasurer Lindsey Israel
Treasurer Sara Beth
Treasurer Hannah Vann
Student Council Represen-
tative Whitney McGrew
and Tavaress Thomas
Recognition of Senior Stu-
Sabrina Atwell President
Justin Moses Vice Presi-
Kary Waters Secretary
Recognition of Senior
Shandy Kitchens (Out-
standing Yearbook Mem-.
Youth Crime Watch
Senior Band Awards
Patrick Gilmore Bandsman
Award Jarvis Rodgers
John Phillip Sousa Out-
standing Musician Award
Dance Team Showmanship
Award Sabrina Craig
Drumline Captain's Award
Recognition of Kary Wa-
ters for becoming a mem-
ber of majorette line for
FSU Marching Chiefs for
Herff Jones Leadership
American Legion Award
Rotary Interact Scholar-
Salina Pearson Memorial
Rotary Beast Feast Scholar-
Allied Health Assisting
Supervision and Manage-
Sara Beth Dowe
Whitney McGrew and
Frank Darabi Scholarship
Recognition of Shawn
Jones Football Scholarship
to Samford University
Recognition of Thomas
Parker Football Scholar-
ship to Sterling College
Physical Education Award
Honor Roll Students
Thomas Parker "
Recognition of Students of
Sunshine State Scholar
Retired Educator's Scholar-
ship (Local Level)
Retired Educatorfs Scholar-
ship (State Level)
Marvin E. Jones Memorial
Delta Kappa Gamma
i Tracy Osborne
Live Oak Shriner's Scholar-
First Federal Savings Bank
of Florida Scholarship
Iris Townsend Stubbs
Business Excellence Schol-
Lafayette Dairy Farmers Leadership Award
Continued on Page 5B
Recognition of Sr. Class, officers, and sponsors (not all pictured)
FBLA students (not all pictured)
DAI-C: M -YUCRAAf% OC=00=Q Rnti 1=
Inabelle M. Sehrt Memorial
Jose Marti, Robert C. Byrd
Jose Marti-Jose Garcia
Robert C. Byrd-Shandy
Nicholas Dalberg Award
Elk Lodge Scholarship
North Florida Pharmacy
Athlete of the Year Award
White Foundation Scholar-
Madison L. Smith Award
Marvin M. and Eloise S.
Florida School Board In-
surance Trust and The
Willis Group Scholarship
NFCC Advantage Scholar-
NFCC Endowment Schol-
Recognition of Beta Club
Ashley Prevatt ,
Honor Student Candidates
and Hannah Vann
110% Thomas Parker
and Shandy Kitchens
Wimberley and Lindsey Is-
Principal's Award Ryan
Slayton and Alisha Owen
Outstanding Senior Boy -
Outstanding Senior Girl -
Advanced Program Com-
.. Samantha Dowe
Program Completer with
SScholarship for Valedicto-
rian/Salutatorian to NFCC
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1 1 1 i 9 # %1
Award: Chris Lisk (not
pictured Sabrina Craig)
Vocational Completers: Teacher Assisting ( not all pictured)
Vocational Completers: Agritechnology
Recognition of Students of the Month (not all pictured)
Marvin 1. Jones Ilemornal
,Scholarship Travis Frier
Honor roll students (not all pictured
Honor roll students (not all pictured
Delta Kappa Gamma-Zane
First Federal Savings Bank
of Florida Scholarship-
White Foundation Scholarship Award-Cody Page, Nikki Cobb
Honor Student Candidates
Athlete of the Year-Thomas
Lafayette Dairy Farmers
Association Award --
Robert C. Byrd Scholarship-
Shandy Kitchens NFCC Endowment Scholarst
NFCC Advantage Scholarships-Tracy Osborne, Nikki Thomas
110% Award: Thomas Parker and Shandy Kitchens
Lafayette High School Senior Awards
Senior Yearbook Members Vocational Completers: Allied Health Assisting Vocational Completers: Diversified Agri-Mechanics
THE MAYO FREE PRESS, Mayo, FL PAGE 5B
THURSDAYJUNE 1 206
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earning at an early
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James (Jim) B. Daniels, III, L.F.D.
Keith Daniels, L.FD.
(Local) Family Owned & Operated
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Saturday 9 am-1 pm
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Oxygen and Medical Equipment
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Vicky Noling, PharmD, CPH Mayo, FL 32066
Cherry Lumbert, RPH (386) 294-3777
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Call: (386) 294-3954
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Toll Free 800-343-3151
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Family Services Counselor
Advance Funeral Planning
For more information about advertising on
our Business Directory call
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Kenny Hart Jr., Owner 386-294-2621
of North Florida, Inc.
Heather M. Neill
Lic. Real Estate Broker
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Sales & Service
All Makes & Models
10203 SE CR 405, Branford, FL 32008
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-5 p.m. (386) 935-1544
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THURSDAY, JUNE 1-, 2006
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May 31 -June 1, 2006
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"Craft as Art" exhibit at SFCC
"Craft as Art" in the Santa Fe Gallery at SFCC's NW Campus,
Building M, room 147, through Thursday, Aug. 24. Enjoy the
artwork of 18 exhibitors, including glass mosaics, stained glass.
windows, wood sculptures, wood turned furniture, fiber art,
quilts, mixed media and porcelain and clay/stoneware ceram-
ics. Gallery hours: noon-4 p.m., weekdays. Contact: Leslie
Lambert, gallery director, 352-395-5314, mailto:leslie.lam-
Begins June 1
FWC offers hunting permits/quota per-
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
offers hunting permits/quota permits beginning June 1 for vari-
ous dates, types, age groups and locations of hunts/quota per-
mits; Cost: Quota permits no charge, must apply and be chosen
in drawings; Contact: local license agents, tax collector's office.
Suwannee River Regional Library Book
Feast Summer Program,
The Suwannee River Regional Library System's Summer
Program will be held Tuesday, May 30-Friday, July 7. Pick up
a schedule and register your children., Branford: 703 NE
Suwannee Avenue and Live Oak: 1848 S. Ohio Avenue. Book
Feast Fun, ages 6-12, includes scrumptious stories, appetizing
activities, music, puppets and sometimes even a special guest.
Preschool Storytime, ages 2-5, at Live Oak, stories, fun and
crafts. Tell-A-Tale Troupe, middle school students, art of pup-
petry including performing, painting scenery and presenting
the show. Extreme Teens, programs on interviewing for a job,
safety, resume pointers and finance instruction. Teen Volun-
teers, help in the Youth Room for the summer, use hours for
scholarships and community: service. Summer Kickoff will fea-
ture Arlene Leonard with stories, songs and puppet shows at
Branford, May 30, 10-11 a.m. and Live Oak, June 1, 10-11
a.m. and 2-3 p.m. Program also held at libraries in Jasper, Jen-
nings, White Springs, Madison, Greenville and Lee. Info: 386-
364-3479 or 386-935-1556.
Thru Aug. 2
Summer Meals Program for youth 18 and
Suwannee Countr youth cage 18 and under tie in-ited to pai-
ticipA~t'in the Su1 i .nnee County Schi, l-T ,,- I'i'Te '_mi'"
met Meal.-Program for breakfast and lunch thru Aug. 2, Mon-
day-Thursday each week. Closed Monda\. Jul., 3 and Tuesda.\.
July 4, meals will resume on Wednesday, July 5. Locations:
Branford Elementary School, Suwannee Elementary School,
John Hale Park Community Center on NE Duval Street and
African Baptist Church. Walk-ins welcome. Douglass Center
will serve Voluntary-Pre-K and PAL Summer Programs only.
Breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m.; lunch: 11 a.m.-noon. Info: 386-364-
2617 or 386-364-2618.
May 31-July 5
Chess for youth
Suwannee River Regional Library "Book Feast" program of-
fers chess for youth from 2-4 p.m., Wednesdays, May 31-July
5, at 1848 S. Ohio Ave. Live Oak. Info: 386-364-3479.
Thursday and Tuesday
June 1 and June 13
Basic farm business management work-
FAMU Small Farm Management Specialist Philip Petway
offers farm business management workshops at 6:45 p.m.,
Thursday, June 1, "Financial Management" and Tuesday, June
13, "Farm and Home Planning," both in the conference room
at the Suwannee County Extension office, 1302 Eleventh
Street, SW, Live Oak; Handouts will be made available. Cost:
no charge; Contact: 386-362-2771.
NFCC offers EMT courses
North Florida Community College offers Emergency Med-
ical Technician (EMT) courses beginning Thursday, June 1,
from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, June
1-Aug. 31, at Green Industries Institute, located at 2729 W.
Washington Street, off US 90, in Monticello; Info/registration:
Rebecca Cash at 850-973-1673 or e-mail CashR@nfcc.edu or
NFCC Enrollment Services at 850-973-1622 or 850-973-1654.
American Red Cross Infant and Child
CPR and First Aid class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Infant and Child
CPR and First Aid class; 6-10 p.m., Thursday, June 1; 264 NE
Hernando Ave., Suite 102,.Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.
NFCC will conduct College Placement
North Florida Community College will conduct College
Placement Tests (CPT) on computer on at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30
p.m., Thursday, June 1, in the NFCC Testing Center, Building
No. 16, on the Madison campus. Persons taking the tests will
be required to register in NFCC Student Services 24 hours be-
fore testing. Info/registration: 850-973-9451:.
Civil Air Patrol forms new squadron for
children ages 12-18
Civil Air Patrol (CAP) will hold an open house for new
squadron forming for children ages 12-18 and adults. from
6:30-8:30 p.m., Thursday, June 1, at the EAA hangar, Suiwan-
nee County Airport; Note: Adult volunteers needed to oversee
the program; Info: 386-208-0701, www.flwg.us or
Benefit concert for Eric Musgrove
Tammy and Ken Nlichal \\ ill sponsor a concert to benefit
Eric Musgrove from 7-9 p.m.. Friday, June 2, at the old train
depot, US 129 North, Live Oak. A variety of music will per-
formed on trumpet and piano and \ ocals. Special guests will to
pop in to.take..pa.m.ihi. concert Mlusgro e, a cancer..patient.....
undergoinig moi e radiation treatinent. hiis ife. Sarah and s on
Ale\, 3, \%ill be theie. Bring
your lawn chairs. You are in-
vited to come and enjoy.the
music and make a donation.
Light refreshments will be
The 13th Annual Wellborn
Blueberry Festival will be held
Friday-Saturday, June 2-3, in
honor of oui armed forces. Be-
gins at 3 p.m., Friday, June 2,
and prize winning Blueberry
Cook-off judging at 6 p.m.,
Taste of Wellborn Tasting Par-
ty at 6:30 p.m., for a small fee
you may taste the entries, and
entertainment at 7 p.m.; Satur-
day, June 3, pancake breakfast
begins at 7 p.m.; arts and crafts
all day, entertainment all after-
noon, parade line-up at 8:30
a.m., parade starts at 9 a.m.,
Power-Country 1.02 Talent
Show at 2 p.m., pie eating con-
test and games for children all
day; Cow Plop Bingo with
$1,000 prize money, country store; drawing for a stainless steel
grill; fresh blueberries for sale; no admission, family fun; no
alcohol and bring lawn chairs. For vendor spaces and enter-
tainment sign-ups call Beanie Brooks at 386-963-5906. For pa-
rade entry information call Bobbi Fenderson at 386-963-2908.
Saturday on the Suwannee
Saturday on the Suwannee will be held at the Spirit of the
Suwannee Music Park, US 129 North, Live Oak Saturday,
June 3. Enjoy canoeing on the famous Suwannee River, horse-
back riding, bicycling, golf carting, hiking, hanging out and at-
tending the Saturday night concerts in the Music Hall. All this
for only a one-time payment of $99. Other artists scheduled to
perform during the Saturdays on the Suwannee through Sept.
23 are T.G. Shepard, Marty Rabon, Ken Mellons, Shenandoah
and the Devonshires. Go to
http://sos.suncountryjamboree.com/ for more information or to
Holder family reunion
. The Holder family reunion will be held from 10:30 a.m.-
2:30 p.m., Saturday, June 3, at the Lee Community Center in
Lee. The reunion is sponsored by the descendants of John
Calvin Holder and Pallestine Dees Holder; however, all ex-
tended relatives and friends all over Florida and the Southeast
are cordially invited to attend the gathering. A family-style
buffet lunch will be served at noon, with all attendees bringing
food cooked and prepared to serve and share. Everyone is en-
couraged to bring family history, pictures and memorabilia.
Info: Ken Voyles, 352-861-8650.
Fourth Annual Tri-State Farm Field Day
Hamilton County Extension Service will sponsor the Fourth
Annual Tri-State Farm Field Day from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
(EST), Saturday, June 3, at Hamilton County Extension Ser-
vice, 1143 US 41 NW, Jasper. The event will be hosted by The
Southeastern Small Farmer's Network, Florida A&M Universi-
ty, Heifer International and University of Florida. Cost: $10,
includes meals and parking, children under 12 for $5; Cdntact:
Norma Tillman, 386-303-1361 Angela Jakes, 850-875-8557 or
Allen Tyree, 386-752-1276
Gospel sing for the "Donald Suggs
Continued on Page 8C
May 20, thru Sept. 23, 2006.
19 weekends of camping &
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increasing your physical activity, especially if you
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Here are some tips
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Don't just jump into a fitness routine. First,
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gradually increasing the pace of your exercise.
Don't do too much too soon or you will hurt yourself.
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Steinhatchee is located in
the Big Bend at the mouth
of the Steinhatchee River.
Steinhatchee s location
places it in the very heart of
the Nature Coast.
Steinhatchee has* always Scalloping in the summer of- parks f6r picnics and swim- by one of the great restau-
been a popular spot for fish- fers a lot of fun for the entire ming. Don t forget the upper rants for water front dining at
ing and hunting. family. Fall and winter pro- river for rafting and canoe- its best. Steinhatchee s
The pristine shoreline and vides great fishing for speck- ing. restaurants are the perfect
shallow grass flats provide led trout and red fish. After a long day of fishing, place, featuring good times
habitat for salt water fish. There are several outdoor hunting or just relaxing, stop and great food enjoyed by
family and friends
Steinhatchee is a great
place to enjoy the outdoors,
slow down and relax. Well
worth a visit. An even better
place to live.
Mitchell and Hatcher Realty.
Longtime business with new connections
Mitchell Realty was begun
in the early 1980s by Mitch
:Mitchell after receiving his
real estate license. Hatcher
then began to buy and sell
land and prospered. He went
on to start a gold and diamond
business "and by the grace of
God it exploded!" Mitchell
Mitchell continued to de-
velop land, and after many
successful years, his son,
Trey, took over the real estate
business and partnered with a
life long friend, Dewey
Hatcher, changing the name to
Mitchell and Hatcher Realty.
Mitch Mitchell is still in-
volved as an advisor to the
For Trey, real estate had al-
ways been a passion as he
watched his family grow and
succeed in the business begin-.
ning with his grandfather,
Fred Mitchell. It. is no\\ his
chance to do the same.
Dewey Hatcher Jr. received
his bachelor's degree from St.
Leo University. A short time
later he became interested in
the real estate profession:
When the opportunity pre-
sented itself, he whole heart-
edly accepted Trey's offer to
become a partner.
Trey .and Dewey share re-
sponsibilities such as market-'
ing properties, employee rela-
tions, sales and many other
aspects of the business.
Mitchell and Hatcher Real-
ty currently has offices in
Springs and just recently
added an office in Cross City.
The company plans to expand
to more communities in the
SMitchiell and Hatcher has
seven associates Cheryl
Pridgeon, Carol McClellan
(office manager) and Emily
Hatcher (Steinhatchee office);
Nick Hatcher and Duane Can-
non, Cross City office; Carol
McQueen, Davey Padot and
Jennifer Padot of the Fanning
Trey and Dewey are very
involved in the communities
they serve. Both are members
of the Dixie County Chamber
and are on the Board of Real-
tors in Dixie, Gilchrist and
Levy counties and are mem-
bers of First Baptist Church of
When they are not working,
SEE MITCHELL, PAGE 7C
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"What's a fish
By: Capt. Brian Smith,
Big Bend Charters
Go to your local fish market
and they'll tell you, to the pen-
ny, what each fish there is
worth at that moment. They
will often times have a price
sign stuck in the ice, right be-
side the fish's head so you
don't even have to know what
kind .of fish it is, but you'll
know it's worth $12.95 a
If you look around, you'll
notice different types of fish
have different prices. Some
types of fish are priced higher
than others even though
they're lying right next to one
another in the ice bed. A fish is
not a fish, is not a fish? Aren't
all fish created equal? Come
back in a few days and some of
the prices will have changed.
The fish you saw three days
ago for $12.95 per pound is.
now $9.95 per pound. Come
back the next day and the same
fish is $8.95 a pound. The
price of that fish .is dropping,
$1 per pound per day; I'll come
back in a week. A week later
you conclude that someone
else obviously bought, that fish
the day before you returned,
but you learned old fish aren't
as valuable as new fish.
Ask commercial fishermen
the worth of a fish, and he'll
tell you the current wholesale
price and let you know that
price will be less by the time
he returns with his catch. Fur-
thermore, the decline in'
wholesale fish price by the
pound appears to be directly
correlated with the increase in
diesel cost by the gallon.
I asked a fellow in Panama.
City how much a fish was
worth. We were at the yacht
basin standing beside his well
polished 63-foot sport fishing
wagon x% ith a triple decker fly
bridge trimmed with numerous
gold international fishing
reels. He said come aboard. I
did, after itiping off mn feet
on the section of carpet on the
dock \i h the name of the ves-
'sel embroidered on it. The
cockpit was a large dance floor
with twin. fighting lounge
chairs port and starboard, erm-,
broidered name on the back-
rest, of course. On the transom
was a hide-away sink, see-
through live-well, raw and
fresh water wash down and
tackle storage. Looking for-
ward, there was a full size
chest freezer for fish food, a
refrigerator for people food
and drink and a bait prep sta-
tion 'larger than a drafting
board table with integrated
tackle storage. A stairwell
leads to the primary helm sta-
tion on the first tier of the fly
bridge. Gold plated rod hold-
ers dot the brightwork. A wrap
around sofa framed the cap-
tains' chair so guest could have
a great view of a bank of elec-
tronics that would shame
NASA in the 1960s. The sofa
had a stocked baby refrigerator
so you wouldn't have to go up
and down the stairs to get a
fresh drink. Embroidered
name on the sofa? What do
you think? A stainless ladder
dropped from above and lead
to the secondary helm station.
Looking up the ladder, it
seemed to me to be the "stair-
way to heaven," judging by
how far it went up. I can't
imagine anyone climbing up
that thing in a rolling sea with-
out a safety harness. I suppose,
in. the event of bad -weather,
you could transfer helm con-
trol to the upper station so the
Lord could take the boat in!
Through the double doors
was an all mahogany salon.
Walls, sofa,' chairs, table,
hutch. gal le.v/wet bar, etc. were
all trimmed in mahogany in
such detail that the grain of the
wood was seamless. The floor
was covered in a rich bur-
gundy carpet, except for be-
hind the bar, which was Italian
tile' engrained with seashells.
Going down and forward, we
looked at the queen sized guest
quarters and full sized bath-
room. The term "head" doesn't
apply to me when the head
was larger thau the bathroom I
have in m\ house.
We peeked into the king
sized captains' quarters. "This
is where I stay," he said and
closed the door. I assumed it
had its' own "head." You know,
one of those dank mildew
smelly cramped, toilet, closets *
you find on party boats. He
didn't let me in his quarters be-
cause he was a little embar-
rassed he couldn't afford a
showcase bathroom like the
guests were privy to, or so I
made m\ self belie%.e.
a drink i .A i V eatL [ine
more. I found out it costs $800i
per month to ha\e his boat
float at that slip. Thai fee in-
cludes t\ o parking places next
to your shp. For $2000 a day
he'll have his captain take out
your party for a wonderful day
on the water. The mate's tip is
not included, by the by. He
was a gracious gentleman but
never quite answered my
question as to the worth of a
Two hours of prep time on
Friday night, to make sure
most things are rigged and
ready, to minimize doing
much work in the darkness of
the early morning, meaning
that your Honey Dumpling
didn't get any "quality time"
thday with friends and fish: (I-r) King Warren, Keith, Nancy, Syleta and Kelley
after the work week. Then an
hour and a half drive to the
crowded boat ramp where it
takes all your restraint not to
blow your top at the ill pre-
pared fellow ahead of you
who obviously shared quality
time with his Honey
Dumpling the night before.
Then an hour or so bumpy
boat ride to the best fishing
spot in your GPS to find out
that three other boats have
stolen your secret number.
The bite is slow so you decide
to take a snack break, you ask
your buddy, whose sole re-
sponsibility was to bring the
food and .drinks, for a sand-
wich and soda. The look on
his face tells you he spent
quality time with his Honey
Dumpling last night too and
forgot the groceries. You
manage to put a fev. fish .n the
boat before hunger and thirst
force aborting the fishing mis-
sion. After the mental anguish
of loading the boat back on the
trailer .at the public boat ramp,
you find yourself at the Quick-
ie Gas Food Mart and Laundry
Emporium putting $25 worth
of gas in your truck, $50
worth of gas in your boat, 2
quarts of two-cycle oil ($5), a
cold six pack of liquid prosac,
bag of stale chips and a pep-
percorn hotdog ($11). (Defin-
ition: Peppercorn hotdog-
what you assume to be a spicy
all beef link with a sprinkling
of peppercorns only to find
out, after first bite, that' the
"peppercorns" where just
roasted flies that got stuck on
the wiener as it rolled around
for hours on the machine).
The party continues once
you pull back on the road, af-
ter you donate the chewed and
unchewed portion of the pep-
percorn dog to the roadside
raccoons. Your buddy offers to
help clean up the boat and the
fish, but you're so ticked off
that for the sake of the friend-
ship you feel a little time alone
is best and tell him you'll take
care of it this time. Soon you
find yourself alone in the
backyard with a few dead fish
and a bomber squadron of bit-
ing flies that somehow heard
what you did with their kin-
folk at the QGFM&LE. Still
scratching the whelps from the
flies, you toss the chunks of
bagged fish parts in the garage
freezer, drag yourself to .the
shower, flop down in that
nasty over .stuffed: chair she's
been dying to have hauled off
to the dump, pop the last can
of warm liquid prosac and re-
ceive the silent treatment from
your Honey Dumpling.' "Hon-
ey, do you want me to cook
that fish for diner tomorrow
night?" No answer and she's
sitting across the room staring
at you. The worth of those
fish? I don't believe math ap-
The joyful screams and an-
tics of child speed cranking.
grunts to the boat at a rate that
is only curbed by the time it
takes you to remove the fish
and put on more bait. He is ab-
sorbed in the moment like salt
in water. He is the best fisher-
men the world has ever
known. Just ask him. The sat-
isfaction of digging a big
grouper off the bottom to the
point of getting winded brings
the child out in a grown man.
,You can tell by the way he
poses for a boat photo and
then sneaks a few peeks in the
cooler to marvel at the accom-
plishment. The roller coaster
facial expression brought on
by a submarine missile strike
from a five foot plus barracu-
da on a trolled tube lure. The
aerial dance brings silence till
splash down. "Did you see
that?" "Somebody get the
rod!" The naked flicker of a
redfish tail, bringing out the
springer spaniel instinct in a'
guide as she poles ,her client
within casting range. "Fish
ON!" Who's more excited? I
vote the fish but I could be
Those four quick scenarios
are all very different but the
same. You see, we can add up
the cost of equipment and so
forth, the value of our time
and even factor in what we
could have been doing if we
weren't fishing. But we can't
put a price on that single red-
fish, or one grunt out of a hun-
dred or more, or that dancing
barracuda that most people
would just release anyway.
The value of the fish is in the
The fish retailer and com-
mercial fishermen are
painfully aware of the cost of
getting fish. They know the
value of that fish declines
from the time it is caught to
the time it is sold. They're
simply trying to affix a dollar
figure on the fish. They're in
the fish business but the val-
ue of the fish is in the mo-
Sportfishermen look at fish
a bit different butthere is a
similarity. The man with the
63 footer spent millions to be
in the lap of luxury the mo-
ment the fish struck. The oth-
er fellow endured' hurdles
and hardship to have a brief
moment with a few fish. The
scenarios depicted the high
moments with a fish but ne-
glected all the time necessary
to be there when it happened.
Will the little boy remember
dragging out of bed early, the
hour long boat ride, the cap-
tains' name, the bait used,
etc?. Probably not. He will
remember the moment with
the fish for the rest of his life.
',What is a fish notit-orth?
Your life and those li\e with
you! The same. person that
counts calories, cholesterol,
and/or carbs, doesn't smoke
or drink, drives the speed
limit, makes sure their child
is in a car safety seat, is wor-
ried when a loved one is on
the road late a night, etc can
be the same person that ig-
nores the dark clouds, turbu-
lent seas, preventative main-
tenance and "expensive"
safety equipment and takes a
huge risk to catch a stupid
fish. If a little voice in your
head sounds off a warning
whisper; pay attention to it.
There is no fish swimming
worth endangering' yourself
and others. If conditions
aren't right, go golfing. I do.
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they enjoy hunting, fishing
and spending time with their
families. Trey and Dewey
count it a privilege to work in
the town they both love and
have grown up in. Trey and
Dewey have been friends for
most of their lives and count
it a privilege to work side by
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their work, but what they en-
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* Beautiful Waterfront Views
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Fresh Seafood & Steaks Since 1969
Located at the mouth of the Steinhatchee River
Open seven days a week 11 a.m. 9 p.m.
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Roger Brooks, President
Ella Jane Freeman, Branch Manager/Loan Off.
Debbie Williams, Operations Manager
NlaMa'i'-NleMenamin, Accouit.s Rep.
Chelsea Corbin, Teller
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913 First Avenue S.E.
P.O. Box 371
Steinhatchee, Florida 32359
On Keaton beach road, near Keaton
Beach, custom made 2000 Skyline
dblewde., 2000sq. ft, 4 bd/2ba like
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heart pine floor, liv rm has custom
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spacious master bedrm with garden
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high one acre lot..go to web' site for
more pictures, home next door is
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large 100x220 lot, home is
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wadher/dryer, sprinkler system,
and has a carport.only $163,000
Steinhatchee deep water, your own
private boat ramp! 100+ ft of
waterfront, beautiful view of natural
woodlands, floating dock, 2bd/lba
mh, back porch, full length of
home, concrete boat ramp.
magnolia palm trees, river birch
on this beautiful Iot..PRICED JUST
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BEST BUY IN STEINHATCHEE.
BEAUTIFUL STILTED HOME ONJ
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PORCH. LARGE MASTER BEDROOM WITH SITTING ROOM AND PRIVATE BATH.
DOWNSTAIRS HAS STUDIO APARTMENT WITH PARKING UNDERNEATH HOME,
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Tommy Gaughan, Broker/Realtor
Sharon Gaughan, Sales Assoc/Realtor
Steinhatchee River Realty
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Nathan Von Stein
Ina Von Stein
Jim Von Stein
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A benefit Gospel sing will be held to benefit the Donald
Suggs Medical Fund" from 5-8 p.m., Saturday, June 3, at the
Coliseum in Live Oak. He is the pastor of First Assembly of
God Church in Live Oak. Pastor Suggs has no insurance and
needs a liver transplant which will cost over $350,000. Note:
Southern Gospel group scheduled: River City Trio of Jack-
sonville; Testimony of Middleburg; The Day Family of Dou-
glas Ga.; and J.W. Cooper of Richton, Miss. Concessions
available. A lover offering will be taken during the sing to ben-
efit the fund.; Info/donations: Contact: Lynn, 386-965-5583 or
26th Annual Quail Heights Junior Invita-
The 26th Annual Quail Heights Country Club Junior Invita-
tional will be played on Saturday-Sunday, June 3-4. The golf
tournament is open to boys and girls ages 18 and under. Boy's
age groups: 17-18, 15-16, 13-14, 11-12 and 10-under. Girl's
age groups: 16-18, 13-15, 10-12 and 9-under. Entry fee-$40 for
all age groups except boy's 10-under and girl's 12-under is
$30. Entry fee includes free practice round on Friday, golf on
Saturday, lunch on Saturday and golf on Sunday. Info/registra-
tion:'Carl Ste-Marie at 386-752-3339 or e-mail carl@quail-
Digital photography class for students in
The Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville will
offer a week-long photography class for students enrolled in
grades 7-10 titled "Freeze Frame" from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
June 5-10. The class will explore various black and white tech-
niques and experiment with digital photography. Participants
have the opportunity to meet with local photographers, travel
to one of Florida's beautiful natural areas and use their camera
lens to capture a butterfly. Students also will polish their skills
in the darkroom and take part in a photography gallery open-
ing. The cost of the session is $170 for Museum members and
$215.for non-members, plus a $4 lab fee. Students must bring
their own 35 mm camera. For more information, call 352-846-
2000, ext. 277 or visit www.flmnh.utl.edu education/camps7-
Democratic Executive Committee meeting
Suwannee County Democratic Executive Committee will
meet Tuesday, June 6, at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park,
US 129 North, Live Oak. Dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. for $10
per person, the meeting starts at 7 p.m. Dinner is not required
to join us for the meeting. All Democrats are invited to join us
in participating in the Democratic Process. Meetings are held'.
the first Tuesday of each month. Info/RSVP for dinner: Moni-
NFCC will conduct TABE (Test of Adult
North Florida Community College will conduct TABE (Test
qfAdult Basic Education) at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 6, at
NFCC Testing Center, Building No. 16, on the Madison cam-
pus. TABE is required for acceptance into vocational/technical
programs. Photo ID required. Pre-registration is required.
American Red Cross Adult CPR class in
American Red'Cross of Suwannee Valley; Adult CPR class;
6-9 p.m., Tuesday, June 6; 264 NE Hernando Ave., Suite 102,
Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.
NFCC will conduct College Placement
North Florida Community College will conduct College
Placement Tests (CPT) on computer on at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30
p.m., Thursday, June 8, in the NFCC Testing Center, Building
No. 16, on the Madison campus. Persons taking the tests will
be.required to register in NFCC Student Services 24 hours be-
fore testing. Info/registration: 850-973-9451.
American Red Cross Infant and Child
CPR and First Aid class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valle: Infant and Child
CPR and First Aid class; 6-10 p.m., Thursday, June 8; 264 NE
Hernando A.e., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.
Begins June 9
Derek 'augh-Stetson University Boys'
11/2 41CI lOfS, in a paved road subdivision, restricted to
, site built homes. Several lots to choose from.
Take SR51 1.5 miles from the Round-A-Bout to129th Rd.
turn right, see Carriage Place entrance Lots starting atn
on left. $45 000
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Derek Waugh-Stetson University Boy's Basketball Camp
will be held in sessions beginning June 9 for ages 10-18. Ses-
sions scheduled: Shooting Camp, June 9-11; Position Camp,
June 11-15; Individual Camp, June 26-30; Individual Camp,
July 23-28; High School Team Camp, June 24-25. Info: Sebas-
tian Singletary, 386-822-8101, email@example.com or visit
June 9-Aug. 31
Quilting workshops and demonstrations
The Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville will
host adult quilting workshops and demonstrations Friday, June
9-Thursday, Aug. 31. The workshops coincide with the muse-
um's summer exhibition, "Quilting Natural Florida," which
runs June 10-Sept. 4 in collaboration with the Quilters of
Alachua County Day Guild. Participants may bring a quilt for
documentation or use one of the samples provided. Cost $50
for members, $64 for non-members. Info/schedule: 352-846-
2000, ext. 277.
Sun Country Jamboree
Sun Country Jamboree, part of Saturdays on the Suwannee,
will be held at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, US 129
North, Live Oak Saiurday, June 10. Enjoy canoeing on the fa-
mous Suwannee River, horseback riding, bicycling, golf cart-
ing, hiking, hanging out and attending the Saturday night con-
certs.in the Music Hall. All this for only a one-time payment of
$99. Other artists scheduled to perform during the Saturdays
, on the Suwannee through Sept. 23 are T.G. Shepard, Marty
Rabon, Ken Mellons, Shenandoah and the Devonshires. Go to
http://sos.suncountryjamboree.com/ for more information or to
American Red Cross Basic Water Safety
class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Basic Water Safe-
ty class; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, June 10; 264 NE Hernando
Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.
June 10-Sept. 4
Florida Museum co-hosts 'Quilting
Natural Florida' exhibit
The Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville and
the Quilters of Alachua County Day Guild will co-host "Quilt-
ing Natural Florida" June 10-Sept. 4. The exhibition features
more than 70 quilts contemporary quilts with an emphasis on
the plants, animals and environments of natural Florida. Info:
NFCC will conduct TABE
(Test of Adult Basic Education)
North Florida Community College will conduct TABE (Test
of Adult Basic Education).at 5 p.m., Monday, June 12, at
NFCC Testing Center (Bldg. No. 16), on the Madison campus.
TABE is required for acceptance into vocational/technical pro-
grams. Photo ID required. Pre-registration is required.
4-H Day Camp for ages 10 and up
Suwannee County 4-H Day Camp for ages 10 and up will be
held from 8:15 a.m.-noon, Monday-Thursday, June 12-15, at
Suwannee County Extension Office, 1302 Eleventh Street, SW,
Live Oak. Cost: $6. Environmental day camp will include local
field trips and visiting guests to speak and present programs.
Snacks provided. You do not have to be a member of 4-H to
attend. Info/registration: 386-362-2771.
June 12-Aug 13
Discovery Room for the whole family
Looking for something the whole family can do this sum-
mer? The Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville
will offer an interactive "Discovery Room" for guests of all
ages from June 12-Aug. 13. The room is free and open every
day until 4:30 p.m. Activities include entertaining crafts, in-
cluding creating creatures from Florida's diverse ecosystems,
hunts for museum treasures and exploration of a coral reef.
Guests also may visit during the following scheduled program
times for stories, puppets, museum exploration with Dr. Dis-
covery and more! Florida Museum 2006 Summer Discovery
Room schedule: Ecoart!-Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 10
a.m.-n6bon; Talking Tales-Tuesdays 10 a.m.; Green Earth
Games-Thursdays, Saturdays 10 a.m.-noon; Tree Musketeers
Puppet Show-Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays 3 p.m.; Dr. Dis-
covery-Tuesdays, Fridays 3- 4 p.m.; Face Painting-Fridays 10
a.m.-noon; Info: 352-846-2000 ext. 246 or visit the museum
NFCC will conduct TABE
(Test of Adult Basic Education)
North Florida Community College will conduct TABE (Test
of Adult Basic Education) at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 13, at
NFCC Testing Center, Building No. 16, on the Madison cam-
pus. TABE is required for acceptance into vocational/technical
programs. Photo ID required. Pre-registration is required.
SCORE workshop "Internet Marketing"
SCORE of Suwannee Valley will present a workshop enti-
tled "Internet Marketing" on Tuesday, June 13, from 11 a.m.-
1:30 p.m., at Guangdong Chinese Restaurant in the Lake City
Mall. Local business people already engaged in Internet mar-
keting will present this topic. The cost is $25, includes lunch
and materials. Space is limited Info/tickets: John Pierce, 386-
344-2472 or SCORE, 386-755-9026, ext. 3214.
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Al-Anon/Mayo Al-Anon Group now meets with Banford Al-Anon Group Tues-
days and Fridays, 7:30 p.m., at First United Methodist Church on the comer of Express and
Henry Streets, Branford. Info: Barbara, 386-294-3348; Linda, 386-935-5362.
Alcoholics Anonymous Branford Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.,
Branford United Methodist Church, Express and Henry St., Branford. For more info, call
386-963-5827 or the District 16 Help Line toll-free, 800-505-0702.
Alcoholics Anonymous Live Oak Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 8 p.m.,
Precinct Voting Building, Nobles Ferry Road, Live Oak. Info: District 16 Help Line toll-
Alcoholics Anonymous Mayo Group Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thurs-
days at 8 p.m.; Manna House, Pine Street, Mayo. Info: 386-294-2423 or District 16 Help
Line toll-free, 800-505-0702.
Alcoholics Anonymous Trinity Group Mondays, 7-8 p.m.; Jasper Library; District
16 Help Line toll-free, 800-505-0702.
Alcoholics Anonymous White Springs Courage to Change Mondays, 8 p.m.,
Methodist Church, White Springs. Info: 386-397-1410 or District 16 Help Line toll-free,
Bluegrass Association Saturdays; 6 p.m.; bluegrass jam; Pickin' Shed; except during
main festival events; Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, US 129 North, Live Oak; potluck
dinners third Saturday of each month; Info: 386-364-1683.
Bridge Club Mondays, 6:45 p.m., Golden Corral Restaurant, Live Oak. Info: 386-
Allen Boyd (D-North Florida) Staff Branford third Wednesday; Town Hall, Coun-
cil Chambers, Branford; 1-2:30 p.m.; trained staff visits to assist constituents; Info: 202-
Allen Boyd (D-North Florida) Staff Live Oak third Wednesday; City Council
Chambers, City Hall, 101 SE White Ave., Live Oak; 9:30-11:30 a.m.; trained staff visits to
assist constituents; Info: 202-225-5235, www.house.gov/boyd/.
Alzheimer's Support Group third Thursday (except December) at 3:30 p.m.; Good
Samaritan Center,'Dowling Park. Info: Angie Paarlberg, 386-658-5594.
American Legion Post 59-third Tuesday, 7 p.m., Sister's Restaurant, Branford.
American Legion Post 107 first Thursday; noon-2 p.m., new post home, 10726 142nd
St., east of US 129; Info: Ron Slater, commander, 386-208-8073 or Richard Buffington, ad-
jutant, 386-364-5985. .
American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 107 first Saturday; 10-11 a.m.; Suwannee Ele-
mentary School, next to the.track on Pinewood, Live Oak; Info: Pat MeLauchlin 386-362-
3524 or Tanya Lees 386-364-8331.
American Legion Post 132 second Tuesday; 7 p.m.; Wellborn Masonic Lodge, on CR
137, downtown Wellborn; Info: Gerald McKean, 386-963-5901:
Bluegrass Pickin First Saturday, 6 p.m., at Trenton Community Center; dates subject
to change; various bluegrass bands; bring your lavin chair and your old flat top or banjo;
Info: Ask for Cloud, 800-990-5410 or 352-284-0668. .
Branford Camera Club third Thursday; 7:'30 p.m.; Branford Library; Note: no August
meeting and December meeting second Thursday; Info: Carolyn Hogue, 386-935-2044.
Christian Mission in Action first Tuesday, 6 p.m., at Triumph the Church and King-
dom of God in Christ Youth Center, 12001 NW Seventh St., Live Oak; Info: Audrey
Christian Mission in Action Ministry free food and clothing give-away, second Sat-
urday, 11 a.m.-l p.m., at John H. Hales Park and Recreation Center, Duval Street, Live Oak;
.Info: Audrey Sharpe, 386-364-4560.
Cub Scout Pack No. 408 Committee second Tuesday; 6:30 p.m.; Live Oak Church of,
Christ, 1497 Irvifi Ave. SR 51 South; Info: 386-362-3032, firstname.lastname@example.org,
www.pack408.net; Tiger, Wolf, Bears and Webelos dens (grades one five) every,
Thursday-Aug.-May only; at lthe church. 6:30-8 p.m.; Pack meeting fourth Thursday; at
the church; 6:30-8 p.m..
Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 126 second Thursday; 6 p.m.; 226 Parsh-
ley St., S.W, Live Oak; Info: 386-362-1701.
Another Way, Inc. Support Groups support groups for victims and survivors of do-
mestic violence; Info: 386-792-2747, toll-free hot line 800-500-1119.
Branford Farmers' Market Mondays,.2-6 p.m. through June at the Community Cen-
ter at Hatch Park,'403 SE Craven Street, Branford. Available will be locally grown fruits,
vegetables, flowers and other agricultural products. This market is certified as a redemption
point for Farmers' Market Nutrition Program coupons for WIC and Elder recipients. Info:
,386-935-1146 or 386-454-3950.
Childbirth classes (free) Suwannee County Health Department; every'Tuesday; 6-8
p.m.; Info or to register: Coleen Cody, 386-362-2708, ext. 218. '
Christian Home Educators of Suwannee (CHES) home school support group; week-
ly park days; informal meetings; fellowship for parents and kids; Info:
email@example.com or Tammy, 386-362-6939.
Christian Mission in Action Ministry free food and clothing give-away, ;c,.'r.J _-r-
urday, 11 a.m.-I p.m., at John H. Hale Par r..1 Rt:r.ii.nor Center, Duval Street, Live Oak;
Info: Audrey Sharpe, 386-364-4560.
Community Concerts of Lake City typical performances include jazz, swing, and of-
ten Broadway performers. Reciprocity Program: .North Florida Community College and
North Florida Community College. Info and/or tickets: Herman Gunter, 386-362-7101.;
Joan Radford, 386-364-4923.
Department of Children and Families (DCF) DCF service center, 501 Demorest St.,
Live Oak; public assistance recipients get help in completing voter registration applications;
Disaster Action Team Volunteers Needed The American Red Cross of Suwannee Val-
ley; needs volunteers; Disaster Action Team; Info: 386-752-0650.
The Story of Dowling Park Advent Christian Village (ACV) at'Dowling Park; speak-
ing engagement or a tour for your organization, club or church; ACV representatives avail-
able; free videotape; Info: '386-658-5110, toll-free 800-714-3134, e-mail ccarter@acvil-
Experience Works a national nonprofit organization, i I.rrncrl, Green Thint., pr.:-
vides training and employment services to. older workers-over 55 'and with 1ir,.Id in-
come-in Suwannee County through the Senior Commiunity Service Employment Program
(SCSEP); minimum wage-20 hours per week. Info: Lake City One Stop, 386-755-9026, ext.
3129 for Loretta or ext. 3134 for Ronald; www.experienceworks.org.
rExperimental Airplane Association (EAA) Breakfast fourth Saturday; breakfast
served from 9-11 a:m.; at the EAA Chapter Building at the Suwannee County Airport; eggs,
sausage, pancakes, toast, coffee, fruit and juice for $4.50; the EAA Chapter sponsors two
students. from NJROTC to go to the Air Academy in Oshkosh,'Wis.
Farmer's Market Suwannee County Small Farmer's Market has local fresh fruit and
vegetables available,'Tuesdays and Thursdays, thru Thursday, July 27. Hours: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,
at the loading dock of the old Atlantic Coastline Freight Depot on the east end of the Suwan-
nee Historical Museum, US 129 North, Live Oak. They accept both the Senior and WIC
Farmer's Market Nutrition Coupons, as well as cash. Scheduled closed dates: Tuesday, May
30 and Tuesday, July 4. Vendors call 386-362-1728, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Figure drawing classes with live model by John Rice Wednesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.,
local artist ard gallery owner offers figure drawing classes with a live model; at Suwannee
High School, $5 per class-to pay the model; anyone high school age or older is welcome to
attend; bring your pencils; Info:, 386-362-2066..
Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville Florida's state fiatural history
museum, near the intersection of Southwest 34th Street and Hull Road, University of Flori-
da Cultural Plaza, Gainesville; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m., Sunday;
closed Thanksgiving and Christmas; The Butterfly Rainforest is a permanent exhibit and in-
cludes nectar flowers and orchids from
around the world to support hundreds of live
butterflies. Pre-school and home school pro- M is s&*
grams offered. NOTE: During 2006, Muse-
um will offer a number of summer classes for
students in grades 1-6. Info: 352-846-2000, "
www.flmnh.ufl.edu. 'Suw an
Food Bank of Suwannee Valley a divi-
sion of Catholic Charities of Lake city whose
purpose is to distribute food to member agen-
cies for further distribution in the four coun- The Suwanee River Womam
ty service areas, to help eliminate hunger.
These 14 member agencies serve Columbia, contestants for the Miss an
Suwannee, Hamilton and Union counties and Valley Pageant on August
have distributed over 250,000 pounds of food y ageant o A gust
since August 2005. Volunteers are always Suwannee Valley contest
needed, call Glenda Parton at 386-755-5683. 17 to 23 years old and/or g
Friends of Suwannee River State Park- 17 to 23 years old and/or g
memberships available; non-profit organize their s year ofhighsc
tion; monthly bird walks will be held every their senior year of high-sc
fourth Saturday at 8 a.m., meet at the ranger Miss Suwannee Valley coI
station, bring binoculars and your favorite
bird identification book, park admission $4; must be 4 to 6 years old. A
Info: membership chair Walter Schoenfelder,
850-971-5354, firstname.lastname@example.org. contestants must be from t
Gainesville Downtown Community Suwannee Valley area, wh
Plaza Free Friday night fun for everyone
every Friday night from 8-10 p.m., May 5- COnsists of Suwannee,
Oct. 27; Gainesville's Downtown Communi-
ty Plaza, in the heart of historic downtown Hamilton, Lafayette, Madi
Gaineiville, will come alive with the area's Columbia Counties. The
most talented performers. The "Let's Go
Downtown" Plaza Series, presented by the River Woman's Club will
City of Gainesville's Department of Parks,
Recreation and Cultural Affairs, will feature hosting their second inform
a myriad of musical and performing arts. session a the Suwannee R
Something for everyone: original pop, Beat- Sessionat e Suwannee
le's tunes and blue jams, latin, pop, rock, Regional Library on June
jazz and tributes. Free and open to the public.
Info: 352-334-ARTS, 352-334-2787, or Lin- 2006 at 6:00 p.m. Contest
da Piper, 352-334-5064, www.gvlculturalaf- packets will be handed oul
GED Tests Suwannee-Hamilton Techni- any questions regarding th
cal Center; mandatory registration session
before test; -Info: Lynn Lee, 386-364-2782; pageant and/or procedures
age waivers, Lynne Roy, 386-384-2763, will be answered. If you r
counselor. will be answered. If your
Haven Hospice of the Suwannee Valley additional information,
Helping Hands Volunteer Orientation -
first Wednesday, 10-11 a.m.; or, third Tues- please call (386) 208-1993
day, 5-6:30 p.m.; at Hospice of the Suwannee
Valley, 618 SW FL Gateway Drive, Lake 268446-F
Boy Scout Troop 693 Mondays, 7 p.m., Shrine Club, Bass Road, until further notice.
Christian Home Educators of Suwannee (C.H.E.S.) we are a homeschool support group
that meets weekly in Live Oak. For more info e-mail email@example.com
Dowling Park Volunteers Saturdays; 1100 hours-l a.m.; at 22992 CR 250, Live
Farmer's Market Suwannee County Sniall Farmer's Market opens Tuesday, April
18. Local fresh fruit and vegetables available, Tuesdays and Thursdays, thru Thursday,
July 27. Hours: 9 a.m.-I p.m. The site has changed back to the loading dock of the old At-
lantic Coastline Freight Depot on the east end of the Suwannee Historical Museum, US
129 North, Live Oak. They accept both the Senior and WIC Farmer's Market Nutrition
Coupons, as well as cash. Scheduled closed dates: Tuesday, May 30 and Tuesday, July 4.
Vendors call 386-362-1728, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
t Greater Vision Support Group every Friday; 9:30 a.m.; Christ Central Ministries,
1550 S. Walker Ave., Live Oak, FL 32064; Info: 386-208-1345.
Home Front Ministries weekly meetings; offers spiritual and emotional support to
women going through separation, divorce or a troubled marriage; also, offers individual
prayer ministry to women, regardless of marital status, for healing life's hurts. Located in
Lake City. Info: 386-754-2800 or 386-963-4903.
Jasper Kiwanis Club of Hamilton County Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m., J.R. Lee Com-
plex, Jasper. Call for an application, 386-792-3484, 386-755-4896 or 386-792-1110; leave
name, address and phone or contact number.
Disaster Animal Response Team (DART) first Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Companion Ani-
mal Hospital, 605 N. Houston Street, Live Oak. DART helps out with pets, livestock, hors-
es, birds and all animals during natural disasters. Volunteers needed. Info: 386-208-0072.
Dowling Park Volunteers first Saturday; 1100 hours (11 a.m.); training each follow-
ing Saturday at 1100 (11 a.m.); 22992 CR 250, Live Oak. .
Florida Gateway Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association
- second Thursday; 6 p.m.; locations change; Info: Sandy Harrison at 386-754-0434 or 386-
Friends of Suwannee River State Park second Tuesday; 10 a.m., board meeting;
Suwannee River State Park, US 90 West, Live .Oak; Info: Membership Chair Walter
Schoenfelder, 850-971-5354, firstname.lastname@example.org
Girl Scout Leaders, Girl Scouts of Gateway Council first Monday; 7 p.m.; Woman's
Club, Eleventh Street, Live Oak; Info: Mary Check-Cason, 386-362-4475.
Hamilton County Governmental, Bellville Volunteer Fire/Rescue executive board -
second Monday, 7 p.m.
Hamilton County Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Coalition fourth Wednesday;
9:30-11 a.m., Hamilton County School Board meeting room, JRE Lee Administrative Com-
plex, Jasper; Info: Grace McDonald, 386-938-4911, email@example.com
Hamilton County Board of Commissioners first Tuesday, 9 a.m., and third Tuesday
at 6 p.m., County Commissioners' Board Room, courthouse, Jasper.
Hamiilton County Chamber of Commerce, Inc. first Thursday; 6 p.m.; 204 N. Hat-,
ley St., Jasper; Info: 386-792-13,00.
Hamilton County Council on Aging, Inc. needs volunteer drivers; home-delivered
meals program; Info: Kanoye Capps; 1509 S.W. First Street, Jasper, 386-792-1136.
Hamilton County Development Authority second Thursday; 7 p.m., at 204 NE 1st
St., Sandlin Building,'Jasper; Info: 386-792-6828..
Hamilton County Planning and Zoning Board second Tuesday, 6 p.m.; Hamilton'
County Board of County Commissioners,meeting room, Hamilton County Courthouse,
Jasper; open to the public. .
Hamilton County Riding Club -. first Saturday; 5 p.m., meeting-games; Hamilton
County Arena, Jasper; third Saturday; 5 p.m.; trail ride-dinner, location announced at the
first Saturday meeting; new members welcome; Info: 386-792-2725..
Hamilton Counn Sclho, l Board I:....,I mi .;n:. :.:c,,,,i rI.:.,,Ja. ih.rdj TI. :.r.. dJul-
ing June and July);, S.,: i.-..r ... ad. ,-i ... l.:.uinh t. r:. ,d .-.. n.:i.c d F.:. i.r., : .iii.J ,:..
cations, visit the district's Web site at www.fim.edu/schools/hamilton/hamilton.
City; Info: Carolyn Long, 386-752-9191.
High Springs Farmers' Market Downtown Historic High Springs Thursdays, 2
p.m.-6 p.m.; sponsored by the City of High Springs; behind City Hall on NW Second Street;
Lafayette County Veterans DD Form 214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from
Active Duty" can be recorded in the Clerk of Court's office, Lafayette County Courthouse,
Lake Butler Singles Club Saturdays, 7 p.m., at Lake Butler Community Club; cov-
ered dish dinner. 7-8 p.m., dancing 8 -11
p.m.; no smoking and no alcoholic beverages
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Paulk, &386-294-3+.128r, -., .
LillyAnswers Program Available tc.
Floridians 65 and older, who are enrolled it,
Medicare, have an annual income below 200 M ALFUNI
percent of the federal, poverty level and have
no other drug coverage. Trf:, liiA', n-.
swers.com, toll-free 877-R\1- L iL '
Live! At Dowling Park Artist Series
2005-2006,- Advent Christian '. 'i ,
"Live! at Dowling Park" Artist 'Series 2006- .
2006 presents performances monthly; Reci.-
procity Program: North Florida Communit
College and Community Concerts of Lake
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ar., c',' la,..c ,:-3. .h 1,r. ,r -,efic ,: u .n nee .
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rsi C rler ,r. Li' 0 .' irh.' c he,lul, ...3
r e' 'nr Re nrl rm'ni s.r "c '. r.r,:..5 -4l'II'.
Love INC A non-profit Christian group
represents local churches; finds help for
valid needs; Info: Ginny Peters, 386-364.
4673, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- noon.
MDA Assists people with ALS; help
with purchase and repair, of wheelchairs.
support groups;, expert-led seminars; Inifo
Marine Corps League First Tuesday, -
p.m., The Suwannee Valley Detachment of
the Marine Corps League of the United
States meets at Wellborn Community Center
ladies auxiliary meets- at same 'time and
place, Info: Jerry Curtis, 386-984-6755 "
Janet Morgan, 386-362-2068.
Marriage? Help me! A program pre.
'sented by Solid Rock Ministries, Inc. o0 .
Jasper; at no charge to anyone. Helping tc.
apply Christian principles to our every da:. .r
an's Club is seeking
id Little Miss'Suwannee
26, 2006. Miss
nts must be
Live Oak Singles Group-meeting at a new location; Info: Judy, 386-362-4448 or Eva,
386-776-1606, from 6-9 p.m.
Narcotics Anonymous Wednesdays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; at the Jasper Public Li-
Narcotics Anonymous Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-7 p.m.; Closed sessions. Info: Lee
Over Eaters Anonymous Mondays, 11:35 a.m.-12:50 p.m., at Suwannee River Re-
gional Library, 129 South, Live Oak. We care. Info: 386-364-4749.
Quarterback Club Meeting Mondays, 6:30 p.m.; at Old Nettie Baisden school next
to the football stadium.
Square Dance Vagabond Squares, Thursdays, 7-9:30 p.m., St. Luke's Episcopal
Church, Newbem Road. Info: Loyce Harrell, 386-963-3225 or Ralph Beekman, 386-752-
Suwannee River Riding Club Membership fee $25 per year. Team roping first and
third Friday night. Speed events first and third Saturday night. Info: 386-935-2622.
Suwannee Valley Barbershop Chorus Tuesdays,.7 p.m., Crapps Meeting Room,
Suwannee River Regional Library, US 129 South, Live Oak; Info: Fred Phillips, 386-362-
TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly; Thursdays; 8:30 a.m. weigh-in; meeting 9 a.m.;
Live Oak Community Church of God; Info: Barbara, 386-362-5933; Pat, 386-935-3720.
Weight Watchers Mondays, 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., St. Luke's Episcopal, toll-free'800-,
Hamilton County Tourist Development Council second Wednesday; noon; 204 NE
Ist St., Sandlin Building, Jasper; Info: 386-792-6828.
Home and Community Educators (HCE) first Wednesday, 9:30 a.m., at Suwannee
County Extension Office, Coliseum Complex, Eleventh Street, Live Oak; new members
welcome; Pleasant Hill-second Monday; McAlpin Community Cluhb, McAlpin; Happy
Homemakers-second Wednesday; Suwannee County Coliseum Complex, Eleventh Street,
Live Oak. Info: 386-362-2771.
Humane Society, Suwannee Valley Animal Shelter second Monday; noon; at the
shelter located on Bisbee Loop, south entrance, in Lee off CR 255, Madison County; Ca-
pacity will be increased to 72-75 animals after remodeling completed. Info: toll-free 866-
Adoptl2, 866-236-7812, www.geocities.com/suwanneehs.
Jasper City Council Meeting second Monday; 6 p.m.; Jasper City Hall.
Jasper Lions Club Meeting second and fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m., Roosters Diner. Info:
Bob Clark, 386-792-2143.
Jennings Town Council Meeting first Tuesday; 7 p.m.; Jennings Town Hall.
White Springs Town Council Meeting: Third Tuesday; 7 p.m.; White Springs Town
I Can Cope (cancer) third.Tuesday; 7 p.m.; Marvin E. Jones Building, Dowling Park;
Info: Cindy, 386-658-5700; educational support group for any type of cancer for patients,
families and friends..
Lady of the Lake Quilting Guild Fourth Wednesday, for May, June.and July only at
Suwannee River Regional Library, US 129 South, Live Oak; for anyone interested in quilts
and the art of quilting; the quilting. public is invited. Info: Sandy Lindfors, president, 386-.
362-6850, firstname.lastname@example.org or Joan Murray, 386-758-5980.
Leona 4-H Community Club first Monday; 7 p.m.; home of Avon and Betty Hicks,
6107 180th St.', McAlpin; Info: Betty Hicks, 386-963-4205; Pam Nettles, 386-963-1236.
Lion's Club second Tuesday and fourth Tuesday; 7 p.m.; Farm Bureau meeting room;
Info: Richard Tucker, 386-963-4577.
Live Oak Artist Guild first Tuesday; 7 p.m.; St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Live Oak;
Info: Don Strickland, 386-362-5146.
Live Oak Garden Club Sept.-May; Morning Glories-third Friday; Night Bloomers-
third Tuesday, 1302 S.W. Eleventh Street, Live Oak.
Live Oak Senior Citizens first Monday; 10:30 a.m.; Exhibition II Building, Coliseum
Complex, 1302 SW Eleventh St., Live Oak; escorted tours, prices vary; Info: Lula Herring,
living, Florida state certified. Info: 386-792-2603.
Morningside Nature Center Living History Farm, Gainesville Living History Days;
Barnyard Buddies; Discover and Do; Who's Who in the Woods; A Night at the Owlery;
Info: 352-334-2170, www.natureoperations.org.
NFCC offers ed2go on-line courses in many different subject areas; instructor-led, af-
fordable, informative, convenient and highly interactive; requires Internet access, e-mail
and Netscape Navigator or Microsoft Internet Explorer; course fees vary; Info: Suzie God-'
frey, 850-973-9453, email@example.com, www.ed2go.com/nfcc
IRREPORTING AlWNO OR
CTIONING OUTDOOR L IGHT
If you are aware of an inoperative or malfunctioning outdoor light on Suwannee
Valley Electric Cooperative's lines, please call the Cooperative so that the
outdoor light can be repaired. When reporting a problem, SVEC would like the
following information so that we can make the repair and contact you if there,
should be any questions:
1. Specific street address of where the outdoor light is located.
2. A description of where the outdoor light is located on the property.
3. A description of the type problem with the outdoor light.
4. Sufficient contact information to include your name, address and telephone
number. Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative members are asked to provide
their account number as well.
Following these procedures will help ensure,the proper response for your
request. We certainly appreciate your help in this matter.
To report an inoperative or malfunctioning outdoor light, contact
Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc. at (386) 362-2226 or
1-800-447-4509 for Hamilton & Columbia service areas.
Suwannaee ko6 e& ,
Live Oak, FL 32060 Phone (386) 362-2226
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PAGE 10C, MAY 31-JUNE 1, 2006 NORTH FLORIDA FOCUS
mAKE A TRIP PtIACK IN TIM
onnma uiLLI/lnmas Guntng, (a. Mitorg
Thomas County, located in south-
west Georgia and bordering Florida,
was formed in 1825 from parts of Irwin
and Decatur counties by legislation in-
troduced by Thomas I. John-on, \ in-
er-builder of Pebble Hill
year later, on De-
cember 22, 1826, a
location was es-
tablished for the
new county seat,. .
Thomasville. The t C
city and county are
generally believed to
have been named for
Major General Jet
Thomas, a member of the
State Militia during the
War of 1812.
As the county seat,
Thomasville became the
center of educational, political, social,
economic and reli-'
g i o 0 ii
activities. Without a1
railroad until 18o 1.
largely self-sut- i
ture was diver- ..
were mod- :
dian hunting domain into a prosper-
ous region. The area's rich land
permitted the forma-
tion of a
South.society, a plantation
economy, based on cotton. The soci-
ety was rigid and static, peopled by
yeomen farmers, professional men,
planters, slaves, free Negroes and busi-
nesslmen both large and small. With
the advent of the Civil War,
Thoma s i lle e
'.' im -
ernized. The coun-
ty developed one of the state'
best educational systems.
Thomas County evolved from an In- goods and
men. The war itself L
touched the county
only briefly when Fed-
eral prisoners were
sent to Thomasville
from Andersonville "
in late 1864 for a
short period oif
in its early _
years, Thomas County
was never totally dependent
upon cotton, raising a variety of
crops from pears, to tobacco.
These products yielded greater returns
than those enjoyed by many of the
As the terminus for the railroad,
Thomasville \\-as accessible from the
north and, during the late
1800's, became a
w i-n te r
r e "" ..
the begin- .
ning of this
era, North- '-
other visitors came
for their health, breathing pine-scented
air as a curative for pulmonary ail-
ments. They were soon joined, howev-
er, by healthy friends to enjoy hunting,
fishing and an active social
life. Some of the most
age were lo-
I IAthe "Original
Winter Resort of
Many of the
built during the
1880s are now restored through efforts
of Thomasville Landmarks, Inc. and
Thomasville citizens. The Lapham-Pat-
terson House, a Victo-
rian house museum
open to the public,
was built in 1885 as
a winter residence
by Charles W.
Lapham of Chica-
go. Owned by
the state of
7.;. ..Georgia and
o of Natural Re-
source s, the house is listed on
the National Register of Historic
-Many of those who came to
Thomasville during the "grand hotel
era' bought property and built mag-
nificent mansions and plantation
homes. Many of these
plantations are still
owned by" the families
who built them and are
visited year round. Ac-
cording to local histori-
ans, it was in Thomas
County that Mark Han-
na and William McKin-
ley planned the strate-
gy that led to McKin-
lev 's nomination for
Thomas County in 1956
to rest after an illness
and to decide whether
or not to run for a sec-
ond term. The local
Glen Arven golf course,
one of America's oldest,
was a favorite of Presi-
Although the "grand
hotel era" ended with
the extension of. the
".*.... railroad into southern
and Thomas County
have continued the
area's longstanding tra-
dition of cultural and
diversity. There is a
rich heritage, in
Thomas County, and
the people work at
guarding and preserv-
ing that heritage while
boldly stepping for-
ward to the challenges
that lie ahead.
Thomasville / Thomas
County Visitors Center
(located in the
Thomas County Cham-
ber of Commerce Build-
401 South Broad
St. (P.O. Box 3319) ,
Thomasville, GA 31799;
(229) 228-7977 Toll
NORTH FLORIDA FOCUS MAY 31-JUNE 1, 2006, PAGE 11C
Select Gro 0 of Ladies
Sportswear & Dresses
11/3 to 1/2 OFF!
LOOK YOUR BEST
FOR FATHER'S DAY!
I sit Hicks for
Great Gift Ideas
Doiuown I Thomas ille
115 N. Broad Si. 226-4363
9:311 5:311 Monday thru Sarurda)
'e .4cept Al.l Major Credr Cards
June 4th thiru August I
600 E. Vaslungton St. Thomasville, G 1 ~1
120-A N. Broad Street
[Beside Old Mexico]
Owner/Broker/Certified .Appraiser I
Office: (229) 228-1155 -Home: (229)226-6827
Business Plaza 1433 E. Jackson St.
lMl l. .Thomasville, GA 31792 ,
Thomasville Thomas County
Located inside the Chamber of Commerce building
401 South Broad Street
(866)577-3600 ,,(229)228-7977 fax (229)228-4188
www.thomasvillega.com e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday and Saturday, October 13 & 14, 2006
For Information, please call 229-227-7020
Stafford's Barbour Boyr Filson Mulhollaid Russell Boors Dog Train-
i ng Fatwood Le Chameau* Spode* Stafford'sTee-Shirts Caps "Wildlife
A\ '. l .*',.,,.ng1, I. Brighton Wallets- Wildlife
Jewelry Stafford's Socks Belts *Luggage *
Barware Woolrich VinevardVines*Native
* Virginia Metalcraft- ers Stafford's *
Tervis Tumblers H.S. Trask *
Sporting Books Wildlife Lamps *
Ties Cufflinks Foxcroft *Stafford's
David Brooks David Lanier Art
Trays Costa Del Mar Columbia
Braeval -Chip- I/pewa Herb
Booth Ant La- ",fA/,lt,/i crosse-Stafford's*
Browning Bill's Khakis
"The Best In The Field"
715 Smith Avenue
Thomasville, Georgia 31792
Fireworks and Festivities
S. ., Tuesday, July 4th
4d ^ at Remington Park
", Thomasville, GA
-.. '-Y Live music featuring the
f? \ a. Jamie Eubanks Band
.\ and festivities
begin at 6:30 p.m.
Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
For more info..
TE L E V I S I ON
Thursday & Friday
December 14 & 15, 2006
HIS O RI
J Clinton Shepherd, Artist
A Sampling from the Big Room of Pebble Hill Plantation 229.226.2344 www.pebblehill.com
This Southwest Georgia town still has all the charm
and character that once made it a winter resort. The
award winning downtown is often referred to as "the
crown jewel" of small towns in the country and its
building embody its rich past and reflect of the
community's image, pride and prosperity. Named one
of the "Dozen Distinctive Destinations" by the
National Trust for Historic Preservation, the
recognition is due to the preserved architecture, Main
Street atmosphere, grand historic homes, brick paved
streets and restored plantation museums.
Thomasville is located just 45 miles west of 1-75 at
'Valdosta, 30 miles Northeast of Tallahassee on U.S.
Hwy. 319 and 90 miles south of Americus off Hwy. 19.
Stop by our Visitor's Center, located in the Chamber of
Commerce building, at 401 South Broad Street or for
help planning your trip to Thomasville, call us at
(866)577-3600, 229-228-7977 or visit our website at
REALT LTD. 4 Rat Ae. Tho,Ie
226.6515 O 1
eLet Us Show You Around.
P'ut IN pu%%-r ,f the Iejder bchi~rcivnul Fir AIT Yur~e~ELt ~d4,
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Phase one of Jacksonville Zoo's new Play Park
JA1(Y.i''f -\ ii t
Featuring the splash
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Ex-
ecutive Director Dennis Pate an-
nounced the recent opening of the
first phase of the Zoo's new 2.5-acre
-Play Park. The Play Park features a
4,000 square-foot splash ground
where kids can climb on replicas of
whales, dolphins, a manatee, manta
ray and sea turtles and get wet from
water coming from their spouts,
over their tails and out of their
mouths. Other areas that will be
open include the Discovery Build-
ing with arts and crafts, a dramatic
play area with pup-
pets and animal cos-
tumes and a vet clin-
ic; an Animal Care
Yard with pygmy
goats ready for
grooming and pet-
ting; two walk-
through mazes and a
cafe and dining deck.
"Play Park is a fun
place for kids' to
learn, explore and re-
connect with nature in a
safe environment. We
are proud to be able to
to the fam-
T h e
animal characters, mu-
sic, games and
prizes. Play Park is free
with the price of admis-
sion to the Zoo. In the
weeks to come, Play
I AK A TE T DI VE I AYI
Park guests can also en-
joy the new squirrel
monkey and otter ex-
hibits, and the Forrest
Play and Adventure
For over 90 years, the
Jacksonville Zoo. and
Gardens has been dedi-
cated to inspiring the
discovery and apprecia-
tion of wildlife through
in a caring environ-
ment. Starting in 1914
with an animal collec-
tion that consisted of
one red deer fawn, the
Jacksonville Zoo and
Gardens has grown to
house 1,500 rare and ex-
otic animals and over
1,000 unique plant
species. The Jack-
sonville Zoo is a non-
profit organization and
is an accredited member
of the American Zoo
and Aquarium Associa-
tion (AZA). It is open
year-round, seven days
a week, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
weekdays and 9 a.m.-6
p.m. weekends, and is
located on Jack-
sonville's north side at
370 Zoo Parkway, one-
half mile east from I-
95. For more informa-
tion on the Zoo, log on
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May 31 June 1, 2006
INCREASE YOUR NEVER KNOW NEED A RIDE?
ON CASH FL. WHAT YOU'LL
SM IOVE? General Merchandise
I Real Estates Listings Employment Opportunities and Services Car, Trucks and Motorcycles
To place your ad in the Classified Marketplace, call Louise at 386-362-1734 today!
SUWANNEE COUNTY, FL: Enjoy he lur of living in the country. You
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LE Beautiful two acre (+/-) tract Great investment, starter home, vacation getaway or
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Is. Lot is less than five minutes from #
public boat ramp. Priced to sell..
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: kitchen w/tile counter tops, walk-in closets, Jacuzzi tub
in master bath, French doors opens to screened back.
porch that leads out to the dock. All this plus much
.,,,:,,,- ft4"61 il i:u1 )
BnRna nD n E uu niOia OE- iiaiuy two-story i 1iB'
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ceilings and oak cabinets, breakfast bar, all new
appliances. Master bathroom has a garden tub with
jets, custom made shower and double marble sinks. RIVERFRONT ONLY $32,000 This truly beautiful .99
French doors open onto a wrap around porch. Situated acre camping lot on the Suwannee River would make a
on 10-acre parcel dotted with large trees, within walking fabulous weekend or summer getaway. Gomto Springs
of the Suwannee River and a public boat ramp. and public boat ramp are less than a mile away.
#47944 $345,000 #49227 $32,000 260861-F
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or shine, at 17306 90th Terr, Live County, FL. 2,000 sq ft home on 80 AND USED, WHILE THEY LAST!!
Oak. Newburn Rd to 169th Rd, follow acres. Barn, fenced & cross-fenced, CALL RON NOW! 386-397-4960.
signs. 386-364-4660. mostly pasture. Great for livestock.
$2,000. per month. Call J.W. Hill & Vacation Property
ANNOUNCEMENTS PETS A r Associates at 386-362-3300 for KEATON BEACH 1 mile from ocean
more ,details. BACKGROUND 4/2, late model double wide. front &
t & Found LOST AN ANIMAL? WANT TO CHECKS AND REFERENCES back deck, FP, new carpet &
ADOPT? Call Suwannee County T REQUIRED ON ALL RENTALS. appliances, 1 ac. lot, loaded w/
T COCKATEILNear Santa Fe Animal Control at386-208-0072. M-F RECREATION First Day beautiful live oak trees, $129k. Call
by Wilson Springs, Yellow, from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. .229-247-2343
Please call B6-935-6744.
Thurs, Fri & Sat, 6/1-6/3. Used tools,
mostly Craftsman, & more. Bulldog
Flea Mrkt, E. US 90, Live Oak, FL
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HAMMERED DULCIMER FOR '
SALE:' Sonr of ihe Wood Brand,'
2&1/2 Mahogany. New Oct. '92.
Many accessories included.
Pets for Free
FREE TO GOOD HOMES:
7-week old puppies. 2 male,
4 females. 3 black, 3 brown.
KITTENS: 2 all white, 1 white &
brown, 1 white and black. Ffee to
good home. 386-938-3985
SATURDAY, JUNE 3
Doors Open 8AM-12 Noon
707 Gil Harbin Industrial B d.
Call For Directions: 800-633-2215
Community Sale: Fr, Si Jurne 2 &
3 1,00c & 1820 E Icheluckrieei Rd
For Kids: clothes, toys, furniture.
Also, housewares, videos, clothes,.
seasonal & furniture. 9am-?.
COMMUNITY YARD SALE-Live
Oak Acres. Fri & Sat 6/2 & 6/3. 8-2
Don't miss the great deals! From Live
Oak: take US 129 S. to R.on CR 252
to L. on Hughes Rd-then L. into Live
Oak," "'WT61s. F.oilol, -'signs "'in
YARD SALE Sal. 6'03 tr:omm 7a-2p
At 8487 Goldkist Blvd, Live Oak.
Follow signs. Lots of good stuff!
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LARGE ANDT) LU)ELI o. I. .tacre;.
pond. breakta-.t area huge fo.rmeT LOTS OF SPACE inside, and out. South
kitchen ir dle for' 5 bedtr,,ooIm 3-1 2 of Live Oak on 4.13 Acre. Doublewide
baths. screened porch. car tirie with majestic oak trees and fruit trees as
Fenced and gaied for .ecur, MLS well! Well maintained home with
5'`0!3 Call Sth,-ron Selder 38.-305-2l:i3 fireplace. MLS 51953 Call Julia DeJesus
or Jula Deleu. 3 .m-34-. 150 386-344-1590
LAND AND MORE!
SERVICE GARAGE Great location with lots of visibility! Total under roof3810 sq.
ft, 2972 heated. 180 X 100' lot just offUS 90. Owner re-locating. MLS 52081 Call
Martha S.irdei- 3S6."52-3945
ON THE SLIVANNEE RTER 4-BR. 3B k.. il,-. "0 feet on the river, sea wall,
ilarnng dock bo,',i I'fT Gre.i for no famil in oient Call Marlene McCray 386-
3t6l-]3(, or .3n)a Shiffer ..'5... f.
CROSS WINDS Columbia County's newest subdivision. 50 lots available. Builder
choice! Underground utilities. Call Bryan Smithey 386-965-2922
BLi1 OF THE EEIK Re'se..rrial 2 acre lot in Turkey Run. Homes only. $59,500.
Oill lanei Creel 3 t. *"..**,114f.6
DOUBLEWIDE on 17 acres! Fenced and cross fenced with 24 X 48 horse barn! MLS
51855 Call Vie Lantroop386-623-6401
READY TO BUILD? You have just found the perfect spot! 6.1 acres with paved
frontage. Homes only. $94,900 MLS 51055 Call Ginger Parker 386-752-6704 26a088-F
AIRBOAT-16' fiberglass, stainless
steel cage & acc., 35 gal. alum. gas
tank, custom built trailer, 500
Cadillac, engine, wood prop., dual
exhaust, tandem seating for 4,
marine radio, over $30,000 new, only
85 hours run time, must sell, $1.7,900
OBO. Call 229-873-1498.
SIXTEEN FT. SYLVAN Boat
w/Mercury outboard motor & trailer.
$4,000.00. Call 386-208-2384.
SYLVAN Jon Boat 17ft. w/trailer &
30HP Johnson & trolling motor. Very
good condition. $1900.00. Call 386-
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advertise "any preference, 'limitation
or discrimination based on race,
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Houses for Rent,
LARGE 3BD/2BA Home for rent:
with screened room and fenced yard.-
$800./mo + 1st, last &. security
deposit required. Call 386-362-6556.
ON FIVE ACRES:
$300.00/month + sec.dep.
Two Bedroom/One Bath House. in
Jasper, FL, 2 mi. from US 90.
$550.00 per month plus $1,000.00
security deposit. Call James Wilkes
Mobile Homes for rent
DWMH- 3BD/2BA in McAlpiri, FL.
$500./per month plus $300. sec.
dep. Call 386-362-5763.
North Carolina. Easy access, great
view, 10 min to Maggie Valley, 30 min
to Cherokee, 2 min to Parkway,
Mountain Stream with picnic area,
Fireplace, Sleeps 10. All Amenities.
$500/wk, $1600/mo. 386-330-4207.
Smoky Mtn Cabin with trout stream,
near Cherokee, NC, Gatlinburg, TN,
Dollywood & Pidgeon Forge, TN.
$325.00 per week. Call 386-752-
OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT- One
office has 1,400 sq. ft. and rents for
$950 monrin. AlsoOvilabhle,'a, 2,10.0..
sq h once Call Poole Realty at 386-
209-1766 for more details.
FOR SALE BY OWNER
Five acres in Lafayette County.
$100,000.00. Call 386-364-5665 or
FSBO: 11.18 Acres. Off Hwy 129 S
in Live Oak (on 128th St). Pasture
w/Ig live oak trees on property. (Ag
exempt) Perfect homesite or
investment. $142,000. Call 954-448-
Live Oak, FL Property. 3.72 acres
at 7434 193rd Rd.. Fenced off,with
well, sep. system & power pole, on
paved 'road. Also: part of 1200 sf
brick house not in livable condition,
Great investment, lots of potential!
Appraised at $70,500. Yours for'
$59,900.00. Call Leo: 786-877-4733.
ONE HUNDRED & FIFTY ACRES
Approx. 7 mi. SW of Live Oak, FL
with 4/2 older home. Planted in 13 &
7 yr old pines. $8,699. per ac. Call
SUWANNEC LUUN I Y
Beautiful, new subdivision on C R
349. 1 mi. S. of C R 252, right on
160th Trace. 5 & 7 acre lots starting
at $89,000.00. Owner financing.
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Help Wanted
Homes for Sale
TARA TRACE-Live' Oak0.. 'FL.
2BD/2BA Home completely
remodeled. $158,000.00 firm. Shown
by appt. only. Call 561-732-399-4.
FOR SALE BY OWNER: Beautiful
200 4 Homes ot Merit DWMH on 5
fenced acres. -IBD 3BA w fam. rm,
Ivg rm, dng rm & kil. Home has. a
12X36 covered rear deck, metal
carport & meal workshop Price
reduced to $157.900 Call for more
Factory Direct. Save $10,000.
Call for free color brochure.
As Is, Where Is! Make An Offer!
2 Bedroom/2 Bath, Used
Doublewides. CALL RICK AT (386)
CASH DEALS. WE LOVE EM!' We
will give you the very best pricing in
north Florida on New or Used
Manufactured Homes! 386-752-5355
IF YOU OWN LAND OR HAVE A'
LARGE DOWNPAYMENT I MAYBE
WILLING TO OWNER FINANCE A
NEW MANUFACTURED HOME
FOR YOU. CALL STEVE AT 386-
Classroom Teacher -
Secondary Math &
Preference will be given to
individuals that have a bachelor's
degree in education and certification
in middle school. integrated
curriculum and or marry 6lh 12th
grades., Consideraiion vIIl also be
given to applicants with a -bachelor's
degree and are eligible-to become
certified and have a background in
working *;ih al-risk youth. We offer
small class sizes, multidisciplinary
team ,support and competitive
For more information contact
Susan Moffat, Director of Education
smoffal @ youinranches org
with Class A CDL. Good pay.
Call for interview: 386-496-1121.
When you want A LOT!
Come to Poole Realty,
LOTS, LOTS, LOTS!!!
Touch of the Country, minutes from the City. This 2.5 acre homesite is just waiting
for the right home. At $63,000, it won't be waiting long.
So Close to the Suwannee, you can hear the fish! Yet, it is dry as a bone! This wooded
2 acre lot will look perfect with your site built home on it. Come and see at $37,500,
someone will be fishing soon!
CI AN'T BRING the country to you? Go to the Country! O'Brien is where you'll find
this wooded 4 acres. Beautiful homesite with room to grow. $69,900.
Two beautifully wooded lots near the Suwannee River. Owner will sell one lot at a
time for $15,000 each. Won't last long!
If you have a lot you would like to sell and you want to know the market value,
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Advent Christian Village
ARNP OR PA
FT position to work in a rural health
clinic with MD and PA; unrestricted
Florida license required. Duties
include on-call, weekend rotation,
and back up for long-term care
SOCIAL SERVICES ASSOCIATE
FT position for degree social
services professional. Position
provides social services to long-
term care residents, including
direction of therapeutic programs
as well as services to residents in
a memory-impaired unit. Bachelors
degree in human services or
related field required. Experience
with geriatric or long-term care
population preferred. Must be
creative, energetic, and organized.
FT position for experienced payroll
specialist; HS diploma or
equivalent required. PC experience
required. MSOffice Suite a must.
Must be detail oriented.
Benefits include health, dental, life,
disability, savings, AFLAC
supplemental policies, access to
onsite daycare and fitness facilities.
EQE; Drug Free Workplace,
Criminal background checks
required. Apply in person at ACV
Personnel Department Mon thru
Fri, 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.,
Carter Village Hall, 10680 CR 136,
Dowling Park, FL; fax resume to
(386) 658-5160; or visit
ADVOCATE FOR STATE
to work in a shelter setting. Part time
on weekend. High School Diploma or
GED required, and at, least 18 yrs of
age. Must pass background
screening. Confidentiality a must.
English/Spanish speaking, a plus.
Formerly Bartered Women
encouraged to apply. No experience
necessary, will train; $6.50 hr to start,
some benefits. Call 386-364-5957 for
application. Closeout date 5/31/06.
LIBRARY AIDE Il-PARTTIME
LEE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Madison County is currently
seeking applicants for the position
of regular part-time Library Aide II
at the Lee, Public Library. The
applicant will work approximately 8
hours per week regularly and also
be' used as a substitute. during
other days. of the week when
needed. Minimum qualifications
include graduation from a standard
high school, ability to type and
experience with Internet and
computer software.' Library
experience is desired. Salary is
$6.80 to $10.24 per hour
depending on qualifications' and
experience. Interested applicants
may obtain an application at the
Lee, Greenville or Madison Public
Libraries, or at the Suwannee
County Administrative Services
Department, 224 Pine Ave., Live
Oak, FL 32064, telephone (386)
362-6869. Applicants are
encouraged to submit resumes,
letters of reference and other
biographical information with their
applications. All applications must
be returned to the Administrative
Services Department in Live Oak.
Position will remain open until
filled. All applicants subject to drug
testing prior to employment.
You can Reach
Over 4 Million
for your product
through our Internet
Network in Florida
Call Myrtle at
Land for sale.
3BR, 2BA DWMH,
2 or 3 BR
rent plus deposit
to move in.
Water, sewer &
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362-1734 CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE 1-800-525-4182
We Will Help You r Classified Ad can
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MERCHANDISE hThe FiDa newspapers:
NeI-1F at The Suwannee Democrat
ANOCEMENTS PERSONAL SERVICES RECREAON L in the Cssfed Maretl on both Wed. & Fri.,
B o K the Jasper News,
EMPLOYMENT EDUCATIONAL SERVICES REAL ESTATE FOR RENT o ?a IO. 4t e Jape e w ,
l.IE /c m oE j The Mayo Free Press on
.G_ 199s Thursday; a total of
BUSINESS SERVICES PETS REALESTATEFOR SALE \ sit. \ 15,200 issues weekly!
Monday through Friday by calling 386-362-1734 or
1-800-525-4182, faxing to 386-364-5578 or mailing to:
Classified Marketplace, P.O. Box 370, Live Oak, FL 32064
WE ACCEPT ersersnl
I Mnney riders Personal Checks
HUD Vouchers Welcome!
1, 2 & 3 BR HC & Non-HC
705 NW Drive, Live Oak, FL
Equal Housing Opporiunity -b
Suwannee County-Admin. Office
Conduct 60 day supervisory
reviews for all CNAs in the
CCE/MW Aging. Programs.
Conduct In-service training for In-
home workers. Review client files
for required documentation. Review
and analyze all performance units
and. outcome measures for all
l.-- I.Mu.st'b.egadlicensed ,
1. Ability to carry out written'rand-
2. Abiiliry 1. communicate
effectively and professionally with
3. Ability to work with people 60+
years of age.
Submit Resume to:
Suwannee River Economic
Council, Inc., P.O. Box 70, Live
Oak, FL 32064.
Deadline for Receipt of Resume:
Friday, June 9, 2006 4:30 P.M. ,
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Persons with disabilities are
encouraged -to apply for
employment. Should special
accommodations be necessary,
please call (386) 362-4115-
CDL CLASS A DRIVER NEEDED
Loads to Texas & Ohio. Work 5
days/week. Home on Sat. & Sun.
Mostly drop & hook, no-touch freight.
CDL Drivers needed for local and
regional positions. A minimum of 2
years experience required. Drivers
home every weekend; avg. salary
$45-$50K per year. Also seeking a
full time mechanic and Owner
Operators. (386) 364-3250.
CLASS A CDL OTR DRIVERS
needed, two (2) years experience
required. Health insurance,
retirement, & paid vacation.
Drug Free WorkPlace.
Call (386) 294-3411.
Evening & day shifts available. Apply
in Person to Lake Park of Madison,
259 _SW Captain Brown Rd.,
Madison, FL. 850-973-8277.
Home every night! Full benefits
package. Dry bulk and flat bed
positions available at our Newberry
terminal. Commercial Carriers 866-
Been Tured ow
Quiet country living
2 bedroom duplex.
Waste Management, Inc.
Has an immediate opening for a
hard working, flexible individual to
fill the position of Driver/Laborer
for Lake City and Gainesville. This
position requires a minimum Class
B CDL with air brake endorsement.
Waste Management offers a full
benefits package including health
insurance and 401-K plan. If you feel
you meet the requirements, please
apply by phone
or online at
First Day,: ,
Are you getting a
2006 Pay Increase?
Roehi drivers are with
Practical Route Mileage
Pay plus Top 10 pay
rate. Regional/ National
fleets. 53'van/ 48' FB. Up
to $3,000 sign-on bonus.
Roehl "The Take Home
More, Be Home More
Call 7 days a week!
DOMINOS PIZZA/LIVE OAK, FL
Now hiring part time delivery drivers.
Flexible hours. Apply in person at
801 Irvin Ave., Live Oak, FL.
MAYO FERTILIZER, INC.
is now taking applications for Truck
Drivers. A valid class A CDL, is
required. Go to work immediately
with available health benefits & be
home every night. Call Keith @ 386-
RUN SOUTHEAST ONLY
10 Company Drivers Needed
Home Every Weekend
80% Drop and Hook
Sign On Bonus
Health and Dental
CDL/A 2 Years OTR
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Mobile home in Taylor County
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2BR/2Bath 24'x48' MH with
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Many extras! This is a great
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ONd Coumrty stoRe
37.4 ACRES IN MADISON
CO. Great Still Hunt Land.
Zoned Ag. Lots of Deer,
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Utilities, but adjacent parcel
has Power. $245,000.
Ask for Debby Howard
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New Homes or MH's allowed. $24,500.1.34 acre lot MOL on
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Equal' Hoising Opportunity -I
MAINTENANCE WORKER I
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
The Suwannee County Public
Works Deparirreni is currently
recruiting lor a temporary: Road
Maintenance Worker I position.
Responsibilities include but are not
limited to performing manual
and/or semi-skilled labor as
directed by supervisor. May
perform minor repairs/adjustments
or maintenance on equipment.
Qualifications ,ncI4d.e nre tear of
manual lat-:'r spep'een:e and
educaon 'equiValent. to' a partial
high school education. Must
possess a valid Florida Drivers
License. Rate of pay is $7.29 per
Inieresied applicants 'are required
to submit a County application to
the Administrative : Services
Department,, 224 Pine Avenue,
Live Oak, Florida 32064, (386)
362-6869. Position will remain
open until filled. All applicants are
subject, to a pre-employment
physical and drug test.
Busy law firm in need of experienced
legal secretary. Immediate
employment. Excellent benefits. Fax
resume to: (386) 755-4524.
LDO. STATE E
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The College of Nursing at Valdosta
State University continues to accept
applclariis for a len-monih, tenure
track faculty position beginning
August 1, 2006. Rank of
appointment is dependent. upon
credentials' and ranges from
Instructor to Associate Professor,
Position will be responsible for
teaching nursing of adults and/or
community health- nursing. Position
remains open until filled. Required
qualifications' include. a masler's
degree in nursing and demonstrated
clinical expertise' in nursing specialty.
Preference given iu those candidates
with cerlaicaion as clinical nurse
specialist or nurse practitioner;
doctoral degree or matriculation in
doctoral program: evidence of
teaching eHfeciiveness in a
baccalaureate or.master's degree
nursing program;, minimum three,
years teaching experience in
undergraduate and 'graduate'
programs, evidence of scholarly
produclt.ity ...and. academic
leadership, To apple submrriI .a lener ol:
interest, vil laculty application orm
ormrrs f.ac_employment_app pd'i
names and contact inlormaiion for at
least three professional references to
Ms. Nicole Gunn, Administrative,
Coordinator, College of Nursing,
VSU, Valdosta, GA 31698-0130.
VSU is an equal opportunity'
educational irinsiulion For more
firstname.lastname@example.org or phone
MASTEC ENERGY SERVICES
is hiring groundman for underground
'utility construction.. Work is in
Jacksonville, FL. but will ride w/crew
frc.m Live Oak, ea. day. $10.-$12. per
hr, to start, C al 90-1.t813-2500.
FT/PT, Flexible Hours
Great Benefits with Top Pay
Apply in Person at 4914 Timber
Drive, Lake Park, GA 31636
4221 N CR 53
DAY FL 32013
119 E GREEN
ST, STE 207A
2 ACRES ON THE SUWANNEE 207A PERRY
RIVER. Buildable, beautiful views. FLORIDA 32347
Located in Suwannee County. 850-223-1849 .
Must see!! 129,900. CELL
Ask for Debby Howard 386-590-0848
100 acres ready for development in the city limits
of Perry, Florida. Adjoins existing subdivision.
$11,500 per acre. Ask for Debbie Calhoun
"Small Town Service Big Time Results!"
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You are just a call away... call 1-800-525-4182, ext. 102 to place your ad FAX 386-364-5578
Diasbled woman on low income
needs help w/housekeeping. Must be
dependable & honest. Call 386-208-
Full Time 3pm-11pm. Must have
experience. Benefits and 401 K.
Part Time 4pm-8pm,
5 days a week.
Part Time 7am-3pm.
Apply in person to Suwannee
Health Care, 1620 E. Helvenston
St., Live Oak, FL 32060 or call
Angela at 386-362-7860.
JOBS! JOBS! JOBS!
Paid training with medical arid dental
benefits. Shipment, management,
apprenticeship, ,and supervisory
positions available. H.S. diploma
grad, ages 17-34. Call 1-800-342-
8123 (FL) or 1-800-843-2189
Local Contractor needs
that are interested in working.
Some weekend work involved..
LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUAL to care
for two elderly, people. Must have
transportation. Salary is $250./wk.
Hrs: 8amrn-5pm, M-F. Contact
Moronical Ellis 305-652-3625 after
LPNs & RNs
SUWANNEE. MEDICAL PERSONNEL.
is looking for experienced RNs and
LPNs [or Home Care visirs in the
Lake City (FL) area. Please call Rose
or Martha @ (386) 755-1544.
HELP WANTED maintenance man
with knowledge of plumbing, electric'
and carpentry. Tools required
Transportation a must. Drug free,
workplace Call 13861 330-2567
if.you are interested in promising
career, benefits and competitive
wages and have mechanical skills in
industrial, or refrigeration
maintenance, Smithfield Packing
Plant in Madison is looking for
mechanics. Experience preferred.
:Fax resume to 850-973-1877 or mail
.to 294- SW Harvey Greene Dr.,
Madisonr Fl. 32340
VOLUNTEER BOARD MEMBER
needed for Healthy Start of North
Central. Florida Coalition. Healthy
Start provides services for high-risk
women & children up to 3 yrs. old.
The Coalition is seeking a volunteer
to serve on the Board who either has
been pregnant & accessed prenatal
care or who has small children & has
accessed health care for them. The
member will attend once-a-month
Board meetings in .Gainesville.
Please contact Celia Paynter at 352-
313-6500, ext. 118 for more info.
SERVICE TECH NEEDED-Needs
electrical exp (3-phase), must be
able to read wiring diagrams & have
welding exp. Send resumes to PO
Box 1300, Live Oak, FL 32064
529 S. Ohio Ave., Live Oak, FL
Bus. 386-362-1389 Fax: (386) 362-6131
S.C. Sullivan (386) 362-1389, Evening 362-2990
Realtor Assoc. M. Elizabeth Elliott, Evening 842-2372
(1) Off Hughes Road: Four
acres wooded. Good area,
priced to sell at $39,900.
(2) 4.43 acres with a 1990
SWMH, 1472 sq. ft. under
roof with decks & porches,
3BR/2BA, f replace,
kitchen furnished, nice
trees & some open land.
(3) Harrell Heights: New
three bedroom, two bath
central heat. and air
condition home containing
1104 sq. ft. of living area.
Kitchen furnished. $95,000.
100% financing to qualified
(4) 167th Road: 15 acres in
grass/cropland with nice
building site, pond,
partially fenced, paved
road,, good area. $10,000
(5) Perry Fla: Two
building lots with city
sewer and water, homes
only. $19,500 for both,
(6) 38th St.: 15 acres
grass/cropland, few trees
with pond, partially fenced.
$10,000 per acre.
(7) Off CR 250: 10 acres
partially wood. Approved
well & septic tank. Good
County Road $11,000 per
(8) Branford area: 15 acres
in good cropland, with
county roads and fence on
three sides. Excellent
location near US 27 & US
129. $12,000 per acre
(9) 104th St.: 5.35 acres
with open land with a few
large oaks, good location.
$15,000 per acre.
(10) 4th St. SWV, Jasper:
vinyl sided home 2/3
bedroom, 2 bath. porch &
deck, central beat & air,
city water & sewer.
(11) Off River Road: 10
acres wooded, secluded,
660x660. Good buy @
$11,500 per acre.
(12) 96th Trail: 5 acres with
two bedroom 1 1/2 bath,
central heat & air
conditioned brick home
containing approx. 1500 sq.
ft. kitchen furnished,
detached storage. Priced to
sell at $149,000.
(13) CR 141: Four acre
tract with 3 bedroom, 2
bath home under
construction cont. approx
1508 sq. ft. 4 acres paved
(14) Camping Lot: 1.25
Acres in Dowling Park
Area, all wooded. $5,600.00
(15) Lafayette Co: 5.3 Acres
900 ft on US 27 & 628 ft. on
county rd. with a 1996
Palm Harbor doublewide
mobile home, large deck,
front porch, motor home
storage & hook up,
detached storage bldg.,
wooded, fenced, 4" well
sprinkler system, good buy
(16) Two wooded acres on
paved road, Will work for
land home package.
We have immediate openings and
are seeking qualified applicants for
the following positions:
-*Director of Surgical Services
Non-Invasive Vascular Technologist
*Physical Therapist .
*Sleep Lab Coordinator
HIM Coder II
*Ask about our sign-on bonus plan!
We offer a& generous benefit
package that includes health,
dental, life insurance, vision, stock
purchase plan, 401(k) retirement,
paid time off and many morel
EOE and Drug Free Work Place
For more information and to apply:
MH serv/repair .
is now, hiring. for Mobile Home
Service and Used Home Repair
Position. Experience required. Call
Larry J. Olds for interview 386-362-
Want To Work in N. Florida?
Live Oak, Suwannee County, FL
Due to growth we nave new
employment opponunities in our
modern poultry operations.
*Examples of available jobs:
Live Hangers: $11.20
*Includes Perfect Attendance
Bonus of $.95/hour
'Successful candidates must be
able to perform the essential
functions of the job with or without
accommodations, and be legally
authorized to work. Will train.
Overtime work available daily and
Weekend. Medical -and life
insurance, dental, vision and
prescription drug programs, paid
vacations, paid holidays, credit
union and more.
Gold Kist Inc.
19740 US Hwy 90W.
Live Oak, Florida 32060
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
APPLICATIONS also ACCEPTED
1416 N. Ohio Ave. 200W.Base
Live Oak, FL Madison, FL
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PT & FT Grill Cooks & Dishwashers
Lighthouse Christian Academy
in Mayo is seeking a certified
teacher for an elementary
teaching position for the
2006-2007 school year. Call |
294-2994 for more information. .
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Western NewMexico Private 74 Acre Ranch $129,990Mt'.
views, trees, rolling hills, pastureland, wildlife, borders
BLM. Picturesque homesite at 6,700' elevation. Horseback
riding, hiking, hunting. Perfect family ranch, electricity.
100% financing. NALC (866)365-2825.
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McKeough Land Company (866)930-5263. *restrictions
ALL STEEL BUILDING SALE! "Plus Free Bonus!"
20x28 Now $4200. 25x32 $5800. 30x42 $9200. 40x62
$14,900. Extensive range of sizes. Front end optional.
ADVERTISING NETWORK RIDA
Classified Display M9ro 0Daly
Week of May 29, 2006
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Well established company looking
For the right employee!!
MusI nave experience
Must be able to lift 701bs.
Smoke free environment
Please call 386-755-1991 for appt.
Drug screen/Backgrd req.
- Business Opportunity delivering
the Gainesville Sun to racks, &
convenience stores in the Live Oak,
FL area. Early morn. del. req'd. Mini-
van or pickup truck. $200. sec. dep.
Call 352-338-3180 or 352-337-0315
& Iv.msgif no ans.
TRUCK DRIVER WANTED
w/CDL license to' make local
deliveries & handle hardware, lumber
& building materials. Excellent
benefits such as profit sharing, 401 K,
paid vacation, etc. W.B.Howland Co.,
Inc., PO Box 700, Live Oak, FL
32064. (386) 362-1235.
for Live Oak, FL. 1st yr estimated
income: $32-34K + Benefits. Call
806-352-3982 or send resume to:
PARTS HELPER NEEDED-
Computer exp. (Quickbooks),
understand parts breakdowns, be
able to operate forklift, etc. Send
resumes to PO Box 1300, Live Oak,
needed. CDA and 2 years
experience required. Call 386-362-
7901 for appointment.
S First Day
NOTICE OF INTENDED
EMPLOYMENT AND REQUEST
The Hamilton County
Commissioners of Hamilton
County, Fldrida, gives notice of
intent to employ a person for the
position of Athletics Coordinator.
The Athletics Coordinator, under
general supervision, plans, raises
funds, coordinates. conductss.
evaluates, ana supervises alinlice
programs for parlicipans 10o include
youth and adult sports leagues.
The Athletics Coordinator
coordinates, supervises and
evaluates officials, coaches,
volunteers, participants and part
time staff as necessary to conduct
athletic. programs. This is a
permanent, full-time position with
flexible hours under the
supervision of the Recreation
Director. However, this position is
dependent. upon me Athletic
Coordinator's ability to raise the
necessary funds in order for the
position to remain permanent (i.e. if
the necessary funds, are. not
received this position will be
terminated upon notice by the
Hamilton County B:ard 31 oI County
In addition, the position requires a
high school. diploma and a
minimum of three years experience
in the recreation field or an
equivalent combination of training
and experience. The position also
requires general knowledge and
ability to operate computers and
software applications. Must
possess a valid Florida driver's
license. Must obtain and maintain
CPR and First. Aid Certification
within six (6) months of hire. Must
obtain and maintain Certified Youth
Sports. Administration (CYSA)
certification within one (1) year.
A complete job description may be
obtained from the Office of the
Clerk of Circuit; Court, 207
Northeast First Street, Room 106,
Applications may be submitted to
the Office of-the Clerk of Circuit
Court, 207 Northeast First Street,
Room 106, Jasper, Florida. All
applications must be received at
the Office of the Clerk of circuit
Court. before 4:00 p.m. on Friday,
June 9, 2006. Hamilton County is
an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Veterans preference will apply, in
accordance with Section 295.07,
WANT WORK WITH CATERER.
Culinary Arts Certified.
Call Sonia @ (386) 638-1676.
Autos for Sale
BUICK Century 1990-As is, good
parts car. May need small engine
work. $300.00. Call 386-330-2051.
CHEVY Caprice Classic, 1992: V-8,
White w/Blue interior. Asking
$3,500.00 OBO. Call 386-209-1431.
MERCURY Grand Marquis 1992-All
power, AC. 40,000 miles. Asking
$35,00.00. Call 386-362-3251 or 386-
Trucks for Sale
FORD F150 XLT, 1996-Eddie Bauer,
Super Cab, 4WD. New brakes &
tires, tow pkg, body lift, PW, PL. Exc.
Cond. 108K mi. $7,800.00 OBO. 386-
208-1210 Day, 386-658-2433 Eve.
GMC 6500 TRUCK, 1977-5SP farm
truck 25,500 GVW-Dual cylinder
grain/metal dump bed w/metal
sideboards-new tires-$2900 firm.
386-963-3456, M-F, daytime
CHEVROLET Suburban, 2006-
Brand new, 423 miles. Loaded. Make
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McLaughlin Improvements & Repairs
Remodeling & Renovations
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Mobile (386) 362-9178
Michael Guenther. ,:
Bush Hogging Landclearing Hauling
Stump Removal Discing Fencing
& LAND CLEARING
12150 196th Terrace
(386) 364-1418 O'Brien, FL 32071
"4 GENERATIONS OF EXPERIEhCE"
24 HR. EMERGENCY PUMP SERVICE
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No Job Too Small Free Estimates
Mowing. Grading, Construction
Clean-up, Tree trimming, Discing,
Hauling, Fill Dirt,
S& Lime Rock
ayn Selh (386) 963-4520
WayneSeph Cell: 386-330-4197
Handy Man Service
Dowling Park/Live Oak
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EXCELLENT HUNTING & INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY.
1,400 +/- ACRES LAND LIQUIDATION AUCTION
JUNE 10,2006 AT 11 AM
PREVIEW DATES: JUNE 3, 2006 AT 1 PM TO 3 PM
JUNE 9, 2006 AT 1PMTO 3 PM
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1-75 North to Alachua Exit to Hwy 27 North go through Branford, FL, from the
intersection of US 129 and US 27 go 4.2 miles north on US 27 to CR 354 and
turn left, go 2.6 miles to Adams Road and turn left, proceed to Canal Rd and
turn right, look for auction sign on left.
To be auction as 12 or more parcels ranging from 20 +/- to 150 +/- acres
Most parcels zoned 1 per 5 acres with some 1 per 40 acres.
Terms: 20% down day of auction, 10% Buyers Premium, 30 days to close.
For further information visit on the web: J W Hill & Associates
/ www.jwhillauctions.com or call 888-821-0894
Contact: Jason Bashaw (email@example.com), John W. Hill,
Annette Gonzalez (se habla espanol)
Live Oak: 1105 Howard St. W.
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