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place winners at District, are preparing for Florida FFA
State Convention in Orlando during the week of June 11-
i5, 2007. See more photos on page 5A.


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Fire destroys


Ira Mikell
Free Press Reporter


At 3:53 p.m., on Mohday,
Feb. 19, the Mayo Volun-
teer Fire Department was
dispatched to put out a
raging fire that was quickly
consuming a single story
home located at 913 SE CR
416, Branford. They were
assisted by the Lafayette
County Sheriff's Office,
Hatch Bend Volunteer Fire
Department, Lafayette
County Forestry, Lafayette
Fire and Rescue, and Don-
nie Land, Lafayette County
Emergency Management
Operations Director. The
fire was finally put out lat-
er that evening, sometime
after 9:45 p.m., according
to David Tyre, Jr., Fire
Chief for MVFD.
The Fire Marshall arrived
at 9:45 p.m. to investigate
the fire. At press time, ac-
cording to Tyre, the fire is
still under investigation.
Tyre further stated that the
home was owned by
Randy Starling of Jack-
sonville who was renting it
out to Lee Woods of Mayo.


Inteer firefighters from Mayo and Hatch Bend work
together to quickly douse the fire.
Photos Ira Mikell


Robert Bridges
Special to the Free Press
A Virginia man drowned
Thursday, Feb. 15, while
cave diving in the Suwannee
River.
Ronald Wayne Simmons,


53, a certified cave diver
from Charlottesville, en-
tered the water shortly after
noon last Wednesday near
Allen Mill Pond Springs in
northwest Lafayette County.
His body was recovered


Thursday afternoon.
Simmons had apparently
been diving alone. When he
failed to show up at a
friend's house Wednesday


SEE DIVING, PAGE 8A


Recent arrests in the county
The following arrests were made as a result of Lafayette County
Sheriff's Office Drug Interdiction Unit:


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Terry L. Light, Jr., 40, of
1951 St. Rte. 27 E., Perry,
and NW Bayou Rd., Mayo,
was arrested on Feb. 10.
Light was charged with pos-
session of cannabis (less
than 20 grams), and charged
with possession of drug
paraphernalia. He is currently
being held in the Lafayette
County Jail.
Photo submitted by LCSO.


David Loy Reynold, 52, of
7519 Old Woodville Hwy,
Woodville, was arrested on
Feb. 9. Reynold was charged
with attaching tag not as-
signed, charged with pos-
session of cannabis (less
than 20 grams), and charged
with possession 'of drug
paraphernalia. He was held
in the Lafayette County Jail
on Feb. 9, until bonding out
on Feb. 10, on'a $1,100
bond. Photo submitted by LCSO.


Charles J. Steel, 56, of P.O.
Box 2004, Gibsonton, also!
known as Charles Frederick
Jones, 56, of 40 East 8th
Street, Frostproof, was arrest-
ed on Feb. 14. Steel was
charged with possession of
less than 20 grams of mari-
juana and charged with pos-
session of drug parapherna-
lia. He is currently being held
in the Lafayette County Jail.
Photo submitted by LCSO.


White Springs celebrates

Gateway Community designation


This Friday, Feb. 23, the
town of White Springs and
the Florida Trail Associa-
tion come together with our
numerous partners, busi-
ness leaders, and volun-
teers to celebrate designa-
tion of the very first Florida
Trail Gateway Community.
Join us at 11 a.m. at the
State of Florida Nature &
Heritage Tourism Center,
comer of US 41 and SR 136,
for the official unveiling of
the road sign, featured
speakers, refreshments, and
a guided hike along the
beautiful Suwannee River
at Stephen Foster Folk Cul-
ture Center State Park.
White Springs, a focal
point in Florida folk cul-
ture, has been a destination
for Florida Trail hikers for
nearly 40 years. The Florida
Trail runs right through
downtown. Long distance
hikers stop in at American
Canoe Adventures to pose
for a Polaroid that's posted
on the wall and to sign the


trail register. Add the open-
ing of the Suwannee River

SEE WHITE SPRINGS, PAGE10A


Peter Pan brand of peanut but-
ter With the product code.
Photo: Ira Mikell.

Ira Mikell
Free Press Reporter

The Food and Drug Ad-
ministration, Centers for
Disease Control, and other
officials are working togeth-
er to quickly solve the mys-
terious contamination of
two brands of peanut but-
ter, "Peter Pan" and, "Great
Value," which are produced
by ConAgra based in Geor-
gia.
According to the FDA,
hundreds of people, both
young and old, have al-
ready been affected since
the outbreak of salmonella
contaminated peanut butter
began as far back as August
of last year. In their report
to the FDA on Feb. 13, the
CDC and state and local
health agencies confirmed
288 cases of salmonella ill-
nesses in 39 states. Every.
case that was reported in-
volved the "Peter Pan"
brand.
Just recently, on Feb. 16,
the Florida Department of
Health confirmed several
cases of salmonella
poisoning in Alachua,

SEE SALMONELLA, PAGE 8A


R.O. Ranch donors honored

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Frank and Olive Schulte were honored guests at the Public
Land Acquisition and Management Conference held in Jack-
sonville. A slide show presentation highlighted the couple's
land donation for the R. 0. Ranch Equestrian Park near Mayo
and creation of a non-profit foundation to sustain future ranch
operations. The District presented a plaque to the Schultes in
appreciation for their generosity.


Weather Eye On Mayo


Sunny
High: 77
Low: 47


Weather art submitted
by, Stephanie Ramirez,
second grade.


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Salmonella
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The Kirklands in concert

at Mayo Assembly of

God March 4
The Kirk-
lands from
Douglas,
Georgia will MORE THAN
be in concert A BOOK
at Mayo As-
sembly of -
God on
March 4, be- '
ginning at 11 .
a.m.
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Old Timer's picnic meeting

place changed!


* If you were around
Lafayette County during
the 40s and 50s, then come
on out on Saturday,,
Feb. 24, at noonr or there-
abouts and bring a covered
dish for a little socializing
and visit with some of your
old friends, they will prob-
ably be there.
This will be a great op-
portunity to see some of
those; pals of yesteryear


Make reading fun, kids will follow


Region

^ What is your
church
doing?
Let us hear
from you!

Have an article
you want printed?
Send it to us!

Phone: 294-1210
Fax: 294-2666
n/c


Ask any child what's the
difference between playing
a video game and reading a
book. The likely answer is
that video games are fun ...
and reading is not. Show
kids that reading doesn't
have to be a bore, and
they'll be more likely to get
on board.
But. how does a parent,
caregiver or teacher relay
the message that reading is
something enjoyable, espe-
cially to those students who'
may struggle or be distract-
ed with other recreational
activities?
Ed Strachar, a mathemat-
ics whiz and electrical engi-
neer, pondered that ques-
tion many times. He came
up with Reading Genius@
For Kids, which helps kids
both accelerate their read-
ing and do so in an exciting,
entertaining way through
the utilization of color's, mu-
sic, brain power building
exercises and more.
"When reading is fun, im-
provement follows natural-
ly," says Strachar. That's


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and reminisce about old
times. Don't miss out on
this opportunity. Bever-
age, plates, etc. will be fur-
nished.
The event will be held at
the Community Center, US
27 West, Mayo (right out-
side town). For more infor-
mation contact Louise
Buchanan at 386-294-1269
or Cosette Lewis at 850-
321-2645.


why he offers a series of
Reading Genius compo-
nents sure to appeal to
young readers, including
an extensive library that in-
cludes classic works from
authors, such as Mark
Twain and Hans Christian
Anderson, and more in-
stantly recognizable stories
such as "The VWizard of Oz"
and "The Little Mermaid."
What's different with
Strachar's program from
other "speed reading" or
literacy programs is that
students actually read
faster, better and retain
what they have read. This
offers tremendous benefits
including:
improved recollection
during tests
ability to engage in in-
formed conversations
advantages over other
students when applying for
positions in colleges and
universities
Furthermore, Reading
Genius for Kids offers four
audio CDs, featuring excit-
ing, instructional and


thought provoking lessons
aimed at helping kids ex-
pand their minds while
building their confidence
and enjoying themselves
through reading. The pro-
gram even features Kids
Gym and Kids Theatre fea-
tures, both of which pro-
vide exciting games and ex-
ercises while keeping kids
!:engaged in reading and
learning .

Further Good, Reading
Habits
Keep a variety of good
books or periodicals on
hand: Children will be
more likely to read if the
material on hand meets
their interests. Many maga-
zines have special editions
geared toward a younger
audience that may inspire
children to read. Plus, they
also enjoy the novelty of
mail being delivered in
their name.
Set an example: Kids
learn through imitation and
example. Make time for
your own reading so that
they see that this activity is
one you enjoy as well.
Work *with teachers:
Teachers often have an inti-
mate knowledge of where a
student may be struggling
or excelling. Use this infor-
mation to help reinforce
reading skills at home.
For more information,
call 1-866-412-7331 and
mention code VKV1 to re-
ceive a $100 discount. Plus
receive a free ebook, "The
Science Behind Reading
Genius" just for calling.


Bethel Creek Baptist Church
sing set for March 4
Bethel Creek Baptist Church will again be hosting a
singing group on the first Sunday evening of the month.
Come and hear Southland on March 4, at 6 p.m.
There will be a fellowship following.


AIRLINE BAPTIST CHURCH (SBC)......294-2676
Paj ".r .. R:~'- Chip Parker
Sunday
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Prayer Meeting 5:30 p.m.
Discipleship Training 6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship 7:00 p.m.
Wedn..jd.,,
F, Iio u. u1j s,,r pp.er -, 30 p.m.
.1 -~tI faLih. ibl- Srud.\ 30 p.m.
Localed Four Miles East ot Mla3o on Highwa) 27
S. "O Come Let us Worship The Lord" Ps. 95:6 320065-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 Night Youth Club Church............. 7:00 p.m. Wednesday
State Road 27 320067-F

BETHEL HOLY CHURCH 294-1932
"Affiliated with Mt. Sinai Holy Churches of America Inc."
Pastor Elder Carolyn Demps
Sunday School 11:00 a.m.
Worship Service 12:00 p.m.
Thtzrsday Bible Study 7:00 p.m.
...' 357 Pine Street
"Membership means Discipleship" 320069-F

HATCHBEND APOSTOLIC CHURCH..935-2806
Pastor Rev. Steve Boyd
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Evenring Worship 6:00 p.m.
-Ned. Light for Living 7:30 p.m.
Located 4 miles South on Hwy. 349,
then left on CR 138, follow signs.

FFRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD...................294-1811
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Worship Service 10:30 a.m.
and Kid's Church 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship 6:00 p.m.
S dajYouth Impact 7:00 p.m.
yedane Adult Bible Study 7:00 p.m..
Pastor: Rev. Kenny Sullivan ,
Youth Pastor: Daryl Fletcher
Located at 294 SE Mill Street, Mayo "Renewing Hope and Building Lives"

Hatch Bend Baptist Church
Pastor George Dunn
935-0943
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 324569.F


Methodist Church
Phone 3S6-294-l', bl
MAYO FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Located SE corner of Hwy. 27 & FL 51 Mayo
Pastor Jim .Gamble
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship 6:00 p.m.

"The Friendly Mayo Methodist" I20091-F

MAYO BAPTIST CHURCH...........(386)294-1020
916 N. Fletcher Ave.
Pastor: Brother Jimmy Legg Kathy Palamin
Interim Music Kathy Palamio
Sunday Schedule
Bible Study 9:45 A.M.
Worship Service 11:00 A.M.
Sunday Night Service 6:00 P.M.
Wednesday Night Schedule,
Supper 6:00 P.M.
Prayer Service & Youth & Children Meeting............................7:00 P.M.
mayobaptistchurch@alltel net 324600-F

MIDWAY BAPTIST CHURCH 935-4993
Pastor: Danny Rogers
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Worship Service 11:00 a.m.
Discipleship Training 5:00 p.m.
Evening Worship 6:00 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 '32462-F

ST. MATTHEW'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Contact Number in Mayo (386) 294-2218
Vicar Rev. Linda Lowry
Sr. Warden Pippy Cashman
Celebration of Holy Eucharist at 7:00 PM
each Wednesday to be followed by light
refreshments and Christian Education.
Located One Block North of the Courthouse in Mayo.

Brewer Lake Baptist Church
Off Hwy. 53 in Day, FL 386-294-1578
"We're Going, Growing and Glowing for Good"
Sunday School Sunday10 a.m.
Morning Worship 161 a.m.
Training Union 6 p.m.
Evening Bible Study 7 p.m.
Wednesday
Children, Youth & Adult 7 p.m.
Matt Swain, Pastor William Sircy, Youth
Visit us on the web at www.brewerlakebaptistchurch.com'
"Come To Day...Come Today!" 333334-F


To Place Your Church In

Our Church Directory,

Call Myrtle at 362-1734


NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH
P r .. .. .. ... ,. Charlie \\ lker
Sunday Early Service 8:30 a.m.
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Discipleship Training 6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship 7:00 p.m.
Wed. Visitation 5:00 p.m.
Bible Study 7:00 p.m.
Mission Classes 7:00 p.m.
Located Two Miles North of Mayo Off Highway 51
"Come And Hear, All Ye That Fear God" Ps. 66:16 324603-F


Jesus Christ Fellowship
Community Church,
A Full Gospel Ministry
of Mayo Florida, Inc.
294-1656
Deacon Lemon Curtis Watson,
Chairman of the Deacon Ministry
Mother Emma Watson, General Mother
Located on Lake St.


at the corner of San Pedro St.
PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (SBC).294-1306 Church Services
Sunday School...............:.....10:00 am.
Pastor Ted Rushing Morning Worship................11:00 an.
Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Tuesday Service.....................7:00pmn.
Worship 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 6:30p.m. and Consecration.
Seven milesWestof Mayo, left onCR 534 then right on350A Church Membershipmeans Commitment.
JesusSaves46iscipleship means a studentofGod. the
s324604-Fword of God. 324652-F


NEW HARMONY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
160th St.
(Go south on 51 to 160th, turn right)
Pastor: Stan Posey
Phone (386) 776-1806


SUNDAY
Sunday Worship 9:30 am
Bible Study 10:30 am
WEDNESDAY
Women's Bible Study 10:00 am
324879-F

Bethel Creek Baptist Church
Pastor: Jerry Tyson
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Worship Service 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m.
Nursery available for all services
located 3 miles North of Day on Highway 53
Where you are always welcomed 324605-F


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Ephesus Advent
Christian Church
Pastor Bill Talley
963-5600
208-9626
Sunday School Service.... 9:45 a.m.
Worship Service.............. 11:00 a.m.
Prayer Meeting.................7:00 p.m.
324880-F
New Beginnings Church
S a place for you
Pastor..... .........Wayne Hudson
Phone Number........386-294-1244
newbeginningschurch@alltel.net
Purpose Statement:
New Beginnings exists to provide an environment
where People can discoverand develop a passion for
God that is Real, relevant, and relational.
New Location:
163 W. Main Street, Suite 500
Service Sdchedde:
Sun. Morning Worship.....................10:00 a.m.
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Flora M. Manuel

Flora M. Manuel

Flora M. Manuel, a home-
maker, age 92, passed away
on Saturday, February 17,
2007. She was born in Se-
quoia County, Oklahoma.
Coming from Missouri, she
had lived in Mayo for the
past 20 years. She was pre-
ceded in death by her hus-
band, James Davis.
Survivors include a son;
Dewey Davis and wife
Nancy of Mayo, a step-son;
Robert Manuel, of Spring-
field, Missouri, a step-
daughter; Lula Mann and
husband Charlie, a sister;
Marie Waddle, of Ben-
wheeler, TX, (13) grandchil-
dren, (35) great grandchil-
dren, and numerous great-
great grandchildren, a host
of nieces and nephews also
survive.
Memorial Services were
held on Saturday, February
24, 2007 at the Lighthouse
Christian Center at 3 p.m.
with Pastor John Whitting-
ton officiating.
Joe P. Burns Funeral
Home was in charge of the
arrangements.





Harold Wood

Harold Wood, 67, of Live
Oak, passed away Friday,,
February 16, 2007 in his
home after a long illness.
The Oconee County Native
moved to Live Oak from
Mayo, iii 1992.


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2007


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SPros and cons of Transgenic crops


William Travis Land and Darica Brooks Hewett


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Cindy Koon and John Hewett of Mayo are pleased to
announce the engagement of their daughter, Darica
Brooks Hewett, to William Travis Land, son of Terry and
Ramona Land of Live Oak.
The bride-elect graduated from Lafayette High School
in 1999 and Florida State University in 2002 with a B.S. de-
gree in business management. She is currently employed
with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Con-
sumer Services. She is the granddaughter of Ellie Hewett
of Mayo and the late Brooks Hewett and Johnny and Har-
riett Edwards of Mayo and the late Daryl West.
The future groom graduated from Suwannee High
School in 1997 and Florida State University in 2001 with
B.S. degrees in both finance and real estate. He is current-
ly a real estate agent with Daniel Crapps Agency, Inc. of
Lake City. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Land
and Edith McDonald and the late Claude McDonald, all of
Live Oak. He is the great-grandson of Ernestine Land of
Live Oak and the late Arthur Land.
Travis and Darica will be. married Saturday, May 12,
2007 at 6 p.m. at Mayo Baptist Church in Mayo. The re-
ception will follow the ceremony at the home of Cindy
Koon. All friends and family are invited to attend. If you
are interested in details about our wedding go to
vrww.theknot.com / our wedding/DaricaHewett&Travis-
Land.


Submitted
Many people are continu-
ally looking to improve on
the real thing, whether it's
designer foods that are low-
er in fat, cars that travel
faster and more efficiently,
medicines that work faster
and better, or even modify-
ing themselves to appear
more attractive.
In the area of agriculture,
scientists also look to make
improvements to crops
through genetic engineer-
ing. While there are many
benefits to improving upon
nature, some feel that one
shouldn't meddle in what
Mother Nature has designed
for fear of an environmental
backlash. Each side has
some warranted points for
the other to consider.
What are transgenic crops?
Transgenic crops are those
into which genetic material
from another organism has
been experimentally' trans-
ferred. These plants contain
a gene or genes which have.
been artificially inserted in-,
stead of the plant acquiring
them through pollenation.
The inserted gene sequence
(known as the transgene)
may come from another un-
related plant or from a com-
pletely different species, ac-
cording to the Department
of Soil and Crop Sciences, at
Colorado State University.
For example, a specific trait
inherent to the soybean
plant may be transferred to a
corn crop through trans-
genic science to improve
upon the corn yields. As sci-
ence continues to evolve, so
do the possibilities in "this
area of application.
There are many reasons
behind this experimenta-
tion, including promoting
faster growth and disease-
and drought-resistance.
Transgenic crops are often
referred to as genetically
modified (GM) because of
the scientific "interference."


Advantages to GM plants
Just like many things in
life, genetic modification has
its advantages and disad-
vantages. There are many
benefits to GM that inspire
genetic engineers to keep up
their efforts. These include:
Crop protection GM
can allow for greater protec-
tion of plants through inher-
ent pest protection, limiting
the amount of pesticides
needed and improving on
crop yields. For example,
through transgenes, many
plants are transformed by
the addition of Bacillus
thuringiensis (Bt) protein, .a
substance that has long been
used as a natural pesticide.
When bred with this protein
in place, crops such as corn,
cotton and potatoes become
pest-resistant upon growth.
Bigger yields Studies
into the -ideal growing con-
ditions and advantages of
other crops can help grow
plants where'the conditions
may not be as favorable. A
plant can be modified with a
drought-resistance gene so
that it is more tolerant of
arid 'conditions when it
would naturally prefer a
wetter climate.
Improved nutrition -
There is a greater emphasis
of late on foods that offer
maximum nutritional value.
GM crops can be grown to
produce more protein,
starch or nutrient content
than their "average" vari-
eties.
Better environment -
Natural pest and environ-
mental deterrents lead to a
decreased reliance on chem-
ical fertilizers, pest control,
etc. This also has a trickle-
down effect to the environ-
ment where chemical runoff
may find its way into
ground and drinking water.
Disadvantages
to GM plants
On the flip side of the ar-
gument, several disadvan-


tages surface on the topic of
transgenic plants.
Superweeds Some
feel that where unnatural in-
terference has occurred
there is the chance that GM
plants 'can eventually cross-
pollinate with neighboring
plants to form a "super-'
weed" that is more difficult
to control. The concern re-
sults from speculation- that
genetic engineering could
improve a plant's ability to
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science. It is likely the agri-
cultural market will contin-
ue to be transformed
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Special meeting: February 26, 2007
Regular meeting: March 12, 2007
Jim Hollis-Pioneer Day- Jim Hollis came before the
council to request e:,.pa nding Pioneer Day to include Sun-
day ag.iin this year. On a motion and a second the coun-
cil voted to talb-I this request until the January meeting. .
Fire Protection Interlocal Agreement On a motion
and a second the council voted to table the Fire Protection
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Election of Mayor & Vice Mayor On a motion and a
second the council voted Taylor McGrew as the Mayor
for 2007 and Danny Hewett as Vice Mayor for 2007.
Fire Council Appointments On a motion and a sec-
ond the council voted to table the appointments to the
Fire Council until the January meeting so the whole coun-
cil would have input.
Secretary's Salary On a motion and a second the
council tabled the discussion about possibly increasing
the secretary's salary, until the January meeting.
Bobby Johnson Mr. Johnson had received written
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already made contact with the owners and had given
them 60-120 days to correct the conditions on these prop-
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wait and see if it passes the pump test. Council agreed.
Miscellaneous Red Walker submitted his resignation
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2007.
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by Ed Taylor
Sports Correspondent
Uncharacteristic! That is
one way in describing the
Lafayette Lady Hornets 39-
31 win over visiting
Hawthorne in a regional
semi-final game last week.
Uncharacteristic because
usually the Lady Hornets
have the opposition saying
"uncle" around mid way
of the first quarter. Not this
time.
Hawthorne was a pesky
nest of Hornets themselves
and put a scare in the
Lafayette Lady Hornets be-
fore falling. Nevertheless,
Lafayette. (25-2) held off a
last Hawthorne (20-9) .
charge in posting the victo-
ry and a shot at the region-
al championship at North
Florida Christian.
Uncharacteristic because
of the number of turnovers
the Land Hornets turned
up. Lafayette had 25
turnovers in the victory
which was highly unchar-
acteristic of this team. Usu-
ally a team who takes care
of the basketball, 21 of
those miscues came in the
second half and 12 in the
final _iglht minute.
Uncharacteristic because
the Lady Hornets were un-
able to handle
Hawthorne's full court
pressure in the second half.
The reason for the large
number of turnovers. Sev-
eral of the miscues were
mental mistakes like pass-
ing the'ball where there
was no one.


SEE LADY, PAGE 7A


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AARON GRESHEM (4) IS GREETED by his teammates after clubing a solo home run in the Hornets half of the sixth inning. Greshem
was a perfect three for three in his teams 4-1 loss to Suwannee. It was the season opener for both teams. photo by Ed Taylor



Suwannee tops Hornets 4-1


Greshem homers for lone Lafayette run


by Ed Taylor
Sports Correspondent
The Lafayette Hornets (0-1)
opened their 2007 high school base-
ball season on a down note drop-
ping a 44- decision to Suwannee (1-
0) last week at home in front of a
good first game crowd.
Mike Stanley and Colby Keen
hooked up in a good old-fashion
pitchers duel through the first five
innings.
Suwannee scored three times in
the sixth inning to take a 4-0 lead
over the host Hornets as Keen
struggled with his control. Outside
of the sixth, Keen was outstanding
from the mound.
The big blast in the inning was


Daniel Tillman's two-run home run
that cleared the left centerfield
fence. Lafayette avoided the
shutout when Hornet catcher
Aaron Greshem's long drive left
the ballpark over the left center-
field fence as well. It was Greshem
third hit of the game in three plate
appearances.
Keen was sharp in the first five
innings not allowing a walk in the
game. He retired the first six bat-
ters he faced and gave up a lead off
a double to Lee Radford to open
the top of the third. Radford was
left stranded as Keen got Dalton
Wibeknoeth on a pop up and
struck out both Corey White and
Stanley to end the inning.


Suwannee got on the scoreboard
first with a single run in the top of
the fourth inning after Sean Ryan
had an opposite field double down
the right field line. After Gabe
Gallery's safety moved Ryan to
third he came home to score on
Tillman's RBI single to make it 1-0.
The Hornets avoided further dam-
age with a nice double play on a
liner to third baseman Herring who
tagged third to force Tillman.
Stanley struck out the side in the
Hornets half of the fourth and
Keen got Suwannee in the fifth
with some outstanding pitches.
Keen could not keep Suwannee off
the bases in the sixth as they ex-
ploded for three runs and assumed
a 4-0 lead. Suwannee made a pitch-

SEE SUWANNEE, PAGE 7A


Welcome to the Press-
box. A place where some-
times I ramble, sometimes
I rant and every so often I
have some thing revelant
to say.
Alumni Game....
Today I have some reve-
lant things to say. You
don't want to forget the
Alumni football game that
is coming up Saturday at
the Dale Walker Stadium.
Hornet coach Joey Pearson
is still looking for former
players who want to try
the gridiron one more
time. If you are interested
you should call the Coach
at 386-294-4136 or you can
contact Lance Braswell at
386-647-6467. The game is
scheduled for Saturday,
February 24 with kickoff
schedule for 7 p.m. Should
be a lot of fun.
My time of the year...
I sure have not enjoyed
the cooler weather we have
experienced these past
weeks. I am a person who
enjoys the hotter weather. I
anxiously await the days
when the temperatures
will register into the 90s or
better. I feel like moving
around then, Well, I guess
you could classify that as
ranting!
But this is my favorite
time of the year as far as
sports goes. It is SEC and
NCAA tournament time.
Even though the Gators
fell at.Vanderbilt last Sat-
urday, still I'd like Florida
to win it all this season. I


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by Ed Taylor
Sports Correspondent
Seven seniors will leave the
Lafayette High School soccer team
and all seven had fond. memories
of the just completed season in
which the Hornets placed second
in their district. That is not bad
for a team that was in just their.
second season and first in district
competition. Senior Alec Longley
put it in perspective when he said
of the seven leaving the program,
"..we wanted to leave a legacy
and a high standard for the future
teams."
Coach David Palomino said
next year's team will face a chal-
lenge having lost seven seniors.
"One of the things our seniors
have done is planted a seed for
the younger players," he said.
"The younger players knew going
into the season that they would
not get that much playing time.
But they did learn the game from
our seniors."
This year's version of Hornet
soccer had a surprising finish in


that last year the first year pro-
gram was not acceptable with
other area teams. "A year ago
when Mr. (Taylor) McGrew (LHS
Athletic Director) was looking for
teams to play they refused to play
us because we were not at their
level yet," explained Coach
Palomino. "That was an encour-
agement for us to go out this year
and prove them wrong."
Coach Palomino said he saw
something in this year's team that
perhaps others did not see. "I saw
all the energy and compassion for
the game but it was the skill level
that impressed me about them,"
he said. "The key to this year's
success was to bring all that skill
together. We had to get all the dif-
ferent personalities to work to-
gether. That was a challenge for
us, to make them work together
as a team."'
Palomino said that no one really
believed in the "kids" with the ex-
ception of McGrew. "He believed
these boys could do it," said the
Hornet coach. "He wanted to


honor their desire to have a soccer
team."
"Coach Palomino did a great
job this year coaching us," said
Midfielder Nerik Licea, a senior.
"He got us to play as a team.
When we came in last year we
did not know anything about a
team concept. He helped us
through the good times and the
bad times."
Licea said the news of the possi-


ability of a soccer team at Lafayette
was well received. "We were all
excited about it," he said. "We
were ready to play and compete."
Licea said that soccer has al-
ways been the top sport with he
and his family. "It is big in my
family. It is like the main sport
that we do," he said. "We watch it
on television every Sunday. My

SEE SOCCER, PAGE 8A


Coach Pearson looking

for a few good men for

Alumni Football, Feb 24
Lafayette High School football coach Joey Pearson is looking for
some former Hornet football players who would like to and be will-
ing to take part in the annual Alumni game on February 24. The game
will kick off at 7 p.m. and promise to be a fun-filled night.
Any former player who would like to participate are encouraged to
call Coach Pearson at 386-294-4136 or Lance Braswell at 386-647-6467.


Soccer seniors leaving seeds for'08


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David Cedillo


Josue Licea


Alec Longley


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CARTESHA MACKLIN (25) WENT TO THE basket hard against a Hawthorne defender in regional
semi-final action last week. The Lady Hornets held off a determined Hawthorne team in posting a
39-31 win. photo by Ed Taylor


Continued From Page 6A

think they have a complete team and can
beat you in so many ways. The loss to
Vandy could be a blessing in disguise as
we near the SEC tournament. No doubt
they will be a number one seed in the up-
coming NCAA tournament and I look for
them to be a Final Four team.
Then there is baseball. The Major
League teams are in Spring Training as of
now and I hope to take in a game this
spring. In fact, I have plans to make it to
Sarasota and see the Cincinnati Reds and
Toronto Bluejays square off on March 16.
That reminds me of the time when I was
Sports Editor for a newspaper in Ken-
tucky. It was Spring Training time and
the paper wanted me to head to Plant
City (Reds trained there at the time) and
cover the Reds. I had my press creden-
tials and the paper's credit card along
with a blank check. I was really excited.
My brother was coming in from Ohio to
make the trip with me. Our plans was to
leave out on Monday morning in making
the drive to Plant City. That was in 1993
when the big snow storm hit our area.
We had 27 inches of snow in just a matter
of hours and no way to get out of the dri-
veway, off top of the mountain I lived on.
Interstate 75 was closed and the trip was
cancelled.
HS Basketball...
The Hornets boys basketball team fal-
tered in the final two games of the sea-
son, losing in the district finals and the
first round of regional play. However,
coach Derek Garland will have a very
good team next season and look for the
Hornets to make some loud noise in 2008.
One player that really impressed me was
Kade Bell, just an eighth-grader. He is a
little raw yet but I see a lot of potential in
him. I understand that he may be in the
Jacksonville area playing basketball next


season. How much truth there is to I do
not know but I sure would like to see him
come back to Lafayette next year.
Another player off the junior varsity
that I liked was Antwan Brown. He has
good moves around the basket and re-
bounds well for his size. He needs to beef
up a little in order to mix it up around
the basket. Zach Fleming and Devin
Bellemy will be a good addition with the
Hornets next season as well. Coach Gar-
land has a good veteran team returning
as well in the likes of Joseph Edwards,
'Jonathan Sellers,' Eric McIntyre, Jamal
Reid, Sergio Perez, Joey Watson, Kevin
Waters, and Shyler Morgan.
Soccer..
I enjoyed the evening I had in inter-
viewing the senior soccer players for the
story in today's sports section. Seven se-
niors (I got to talk with five of them) and
they all had the same thing to say they
enjoyed the just completed season. They
have an excellent coach in David Palom-
nio and all had praises for his helping
them improve this year. Kevin Whitney
said Coach Palomino gave him a chance
to score his only goal of the year. "He did
give me a chance to score," said Whitney.
"He taught me to try. He also taught me
to be a versatile player." Thanks Coach
Palomino for the past season and its suc-
cess.
HS Baseball..."
It is hardball season and the Hornets
are out to defend their district champi-
onship. The baseball Hornets will host
Taylor County in a junior varsity and
varsity game this coming Saturday. The
junior varsity games gets its first pitch, at
1 p.m. with the varsity game to follow.
Come out and support the baseball Hor-
nets.
Until the next time, good sports every-
one and be good sports! Get out and take
the kids to Sunday School Sunday.


Lady


Continued From Page 6A

It was not so much as
the Hawthorne Lady Hor-
nets threating to overtake
Lafayette that boggled the
fans mind, but the inabili-
ty of a team to ptit away
the -opposition early.
Lafayette held command-
ing leads for most of the
game but looked sloppy in
holding it. Had it been a
typical Lafayette game,
then it would have been a
lot worse than the final
eight points.
In fact, Lafayette owned
leads of as many as 17
points on several occa-
sions and the lesser lead
was eight points at the on-
set of the second half. The
Lady Hornets held a 20-10
half time lead but a basket
by Fort to start the second
half cut the lead to eight.
Lafayette was guilty of
three consecutive
turnovers at the start of
the third period but did
manage to build the lead
back to 15 points twice in
the period and led 34-17
after three quarters.
As bad as Hawthorne
played in the fourth quar-
ter, the Lady Hornets were
equally bad. Lafayette
could only manage one
field goal in the final eight
minutes and that did not


come until the 4:21 mark
of the game on a basket by
Natalie Land that made it
a 36-24 game. The other
three points came from the
charity stripe where Land
hit two and Sunshine Reid
hit the back end of a two
shot foul for the final 39-31
win.
It was a typical begin-
ning for the Lady Hornets
as they rolled out to a 13-0
lead in the opening quar- -
ter. The Lafayette defense
forced Hawthorne into
eight straight turnovers
with the Lady Hornets
scoring all 13 points off
turnovers. Lafayette held a
16-4 first quarter lead.
How bad did things get
for Lafayette? They could
only manage two field
goals and four points in
the second period to lead
20-10 at the half. Coach
Jimmy Blankenship was
pulling his hair before the
half ended. But credit the
Hawthorne 2-1-2 zone that
kept Lafayette from get-
ting the ball inside.
Land, in her lowest scor-
ing outing of the season,
led the Lady Hornets with
her 15 points. Reid fin-
ished with 13 and
Sharhonda Cherry added
four. Marla Alcazar tossed
in three, a three-point bas-
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eight. photo by Ed Taylor


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THE-URSDAY, FEBRFWARY 22, 2007









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Soccer


Diving


Continued From Page 6A

dad, who is from Mexico,
grew up around it and
brought it over here to us
and we grew to like the
sport."
Coach Palomino was
quick to acknowledge that
next season will present a
challenge again as he
finds those who will re-
place the departing se-
niors.
Longley said he enjoyed
the past season and it was
special to him as a senior.
"We played some tough
competition, but we were
ready to play our best," he
said. "I think the experi-
ence from last year really
helped us this season. It
helped us to gain confi-
dence in ourselves and to
play without fear."
' Senior Omar Rangel
echoed the same senti-
ments. "It was a good ex-
perience for all of us," he
said. "We learned a lot
from not only last season
but this season as well. I
look for the success of this
season to be a building
block for next year. Maybe
even the next couple of
years. I believe this year's
team has set a good foun-
dation for the program in
year's to come."
Rangel said the one big
thing they learned as a
team was teamwork. "We
learned how to get along
with each other and play
together," he said. "We
had to do that in order to
be successful."
Senior Francisco Posada
said last season was sort
of a "..wake up call."
"Last year a lot of people
joined the team just for
fun," he said. "But some
got really good at it and
took it more seriously. We
had a good start this year
and that was good."
Unlike most sports, soc-


cer is demanding physi-
cally. The 40 minute
halves are spent running
up and down the field
with momentary breaks
for water. "You have to be
in good condition to play
soccer," said Posada. "We
have to stretch the mus-
cles before we play. We
have certain drills we
have to go through. Con-
ditioning is important."
Senior Kevin Whitney
said staying in shape is a
key to having a successful
year. "We come to prac-
tice and we would run
three or four miles before
we started practice," he
said.
Team captain, senior Jo-
sue Licea recommended
that new players who are
thinking of joining the
Hornets soccer team next
season should begin work-
ing out. "Be ready for
some hard conditioning,"
he advised. "You can
learn the sport quickly. It's
not that complicated but
you have to be in good
condition, so be ready to
run a lot..
Licea said now was the
time for prospective play-
ers to join the team. "We
are coming off a good sea-
son. Anyone who wants to
join the team now is the
time."
Was the success of this
year's team a surprise?
"Yes it was.. As district
runners-up, I was sur-
prised that in only our
second season we could
make the district finals,"
said Licea, the teams
goalie. "We knew what
we had and really wanted
more. We all feel like we
could have done better."
Whitney had been se-
lected as the teams most
improved player, someone
who has made the biggest
improvement from last
year. Vell, I did score "


point this year," he said
with a grin. "I scored a
goal on a penalty kick.
Coach Palomino let me
kick the penalty kick. I ap-
preciate that."
Whitney says he sees a
bright future at Lafayette
for soccer. "Hopefully the
underclassmen will decide
to get into it and the do
well. I believe they have a
big future ahead of them. I
definitely think it will take
off."
Whitney, who is origi-
nally from New Jersey,
said he was acquainted
with soccer there and was
elated when they started
the program at Lafayette.
"When I heard they were
going to start the program
I said, I have to get in on
that. I have always liked
soccer," he said.
While the game is fun to
play for Posada he said it
has its time of moments as
well. "Boy, staying fo-
cused and getting your
mind into the game is dif-
ficult at times," he said.
"Soccer is mostly passing
the ball as a team and you
have to have your mind in
the game. You have to
work the whole field."
Asked which of the
three words, desire, deter-
mination and delight, best
described him in playing
soccer. "All three would
apply to me," he said.'
"You have to really love
the game and put your
whole heart into it. It is
the desire to play the
game that keeps me play-
ing hard and having fun
at it."
Rangel, a defender on
the team, said that attitude
plays a lot in the success
of any program. "The you
approach the game is so
important," he said. "If
you go into a game and
want to win most likely
you will win. A positive


attitude is a must."
Rangel said he was a
winner and it inspires him
to play hard. "I always
want to win," he said. "I
am the kind of a person
who fights to win. I strive
to work as hard as I can to
do my best."
Last year Lafayette soc-
cer was perhaps the best
kept secret around Mayo.
"But I think a lot of people
have heard about us after
this season," said Rangel.
"I look for more fans to
come out and watch the
matches next season."
College is in the future
for all the departing se-
niors. Josue Licea said he
will enter North Florida
Community College next
fall where he will attend
until January of 2008
when he plans to enroll at
the University of North
Florida. "I hope that I can
become a walk-on in soc-
cer," he said.
Posada said-he will en-
roll at Santa Fe College to
further his education. "I
would love to play soccer
there but you have to be
really got at it," he said.
Whitney said he will by-
pass college but will at-
tend aviation school in
Clearwater. Florida.
Rangel did not specify a
certain school but college
is in his future plans. "I
am hoping to go to col-
lege," he said, "and be a
kicker on a football team."
Nerik Licea also did not
specify a college but it was
definitely in his plans. "I
am looking forward to go-
ing to college," he said.
Licea said if he has the
time and afforded the op-
portunity he would like to
return to Lafayette High
School and help out with
the soccer program. "I
would love to see the pro-
gram keep growing," he
said.


Continued From Page 1A

local divers began an under-
water search. His body was
found about 300 feet from
the mouth of a cave,
Lafayette County Sheriff
Carson McCall said. Sim-
mons' equipment indicated
he had been no deeper than
28 feet below the surface.
Simmons was an expert
diver described by peers as
"one of the best," said Mc-
Call. McCall said an equip-
ment malfunction is sus-
pected but the case is still
under investigation.
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system of underwater
caves. He provided charts
to various governmental
agencies, including the
Suwannee River water
Management District,
which owns the property on
which he died. Simmons
had explored the cave in
which he drowned more
than 40 times, said McCall.
Simmons had no wife or
children, said McCall, but
his brothers have been noti-
fied of his death.
Robert Bridges can be
reached by calling 386-362-
1734 ext. 134 or by e-mail at
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continuedd From Page 1A monella illness can last for
several days and can vary
[illsborough, and Pasco from person to person, ac-
ounties, according to Fer- cording to Todd Harris,
ando Senra, Spokesperson Public Information Officer
:r the Florida Department for the Lafayette County
f Health. ; Health Department. "The
Mayo Thriftway, in re- symptoms associated with
ponse to the FDA warning, salmonella in most people
*mporarily removed all of are the development of diar-
s jars of peanut butter, in- rhea, fever, and abdominal
uding the "Peter Pan" cramps 12 to 72 hours after
rand last week. Chuck infection. The illness usually
pradling, Jr., stated that lasts four to seven days,"
anyone who has purchased Harris said.
eanut butter from his store Harris further states that
an return it and receive a salmonella infections will
fund. Furthermore, ac- sometimes end in five to
wording to Spradling, jars of seven days, and, therefore,
eanut butter will not re- treatment is not necessary.
irn to the shelves until However, in other cases,
4ayo Thrfitway has been people who suffer from se-
iven notification that con- vere diarrhea will be treated
umers can safely eat both with intravenous fluids in
rands of peanut butter. order to rehydrate them, ac-
Local health officials, as cording to Harris.
cell as the FDA, strongly For additional informa-
ncourage everyone to get tion on salmonella, or if you
d of all "Peter Pan" and think you might be affected,
Great Value" peanut butter contact Harris or Robin
rs that have "2111" on the Pearson at the Lafayette
d. This number is the first County Health Department
3ur digits of the product at 294-1321.
ode of affected peanut but- Be sure to watch the Mayo
r jars, according to the Free Press for continued up-
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Higher grain prices


Submitted by Chris Vann,.
Extension Agent II,
UF/IFAS Lafayette County
Extension Office.
Corn prices have jumped
by almost $2 a bushel from
last year to between $3.75
and $4 a bushel today in the
Midwest. Prices haven't
been this high since 1996,
when there was a decrease
in supply due to fewer
planted acres and low
yields in the U.S. This run-
up in price is despite excel-
lent corn yields in both
2005 and 2006 crops. The
surge in prices can be at-
tributed largely to the in-
crease in demand for corn
to fuel the expanding US
ethanol industry.
World corn suppliers
have decreased in recent
years from about 181 mil-
lion metric tons to 93 mil-
lion. As a result, despite
the higher prices, export
demand for US corn is up.
Add this to the ethanol de-
mand and you have a very
volatile market. To keep
up with the demand, it is
estimated that 10 million
more than the 71 million
acres in 2006 will be plant-
ed.
Currently 111 ethanol re-
fineries in the US produce
about 5 billion gallons an-


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nually. Production is ex-
pected to double in the next
two years and President
Bush in his State of the
Union called for raising this
to 35 billion gallons by
2017.
Prices should stay high
for the near term, but un-
certainty in the market will
increase. In recent years,
corn prices would vary lit-
tle from week to week, now
it may move 20-30 cents in
one day.
Higher prices for corn
growers is good news for
them, but it is increasing
the input costs for the live-
stock industry and other ar-
eas of the agribusiness sec-
tor. Also, the additional
corn acres has already
pushed soybean prices up
over $1.00 a bushel despite
the largest crop on record
in 2006. Look for 2007 to
continue to be very unset-
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 07-21 CA
DIVISION:
ANTHONY LEO KELLY
Petitioner
and
SANDRA H. KELLY
Respondent.
NOTICE OF ACTION
FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
TO: Sandra H. Kelly whose lasts known ad-
dress is 5007 A New Hope Road, Raleigh, NC
27604
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been
filed against you and that you are required to
serve a copy of your written defenses, if any,
to It on Anthony Leo Kelly, whose address is
10049 175th Road, Live Oak, FL 32060 on or
before March 16, 2007, and file the original
with the clerk of this Court at PO Box 88 Mayo,
Florida 32066, before service on Petitioner or
immediately thereafter. If you fall to do so, a
default may be entered against you for the
relief demanded in the petition.
Copies of all court documents In this case,
Including orders, are available at the Clerk
of the Circuit Court's office. You may re-
view these documents upon request.
You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit
Court's office notified of your current ad-
dress. (You may file Notice of Current Ad-
dress, Florida Supreme Court Approved
Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers In
this lawsuit will be mailed to the address
on record at the clerk's office.
.WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law
Rules of Procedure, requires certain auto-
matic disclosure of documents and Infor-
mation. Failure to comply can result In
sanctions, Including dismissal or striking
of pleadings.
Dated February 12, 2007.
RICKY LYONS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT


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PUBLIC NOTICE
The Lafayette County Commission will hold a
regular scheduled meeting on Monday, Febru-
ary 26, 2007 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be
held in the Commissioners meeting room at
the Courthouse In Mayo, Florida. Listed below
is an agenda for the meeting.
By Order of:
T. Jack Byrd
Chairman
Lafayette County Commission
1. Call to Order at 5:30 p.m.
2. Invocation and pledge to flag
3. Approve the minutes
4. Special needs from the community
5. Department heads.
A) John Bell EMS 9-1-1
B) Marcus Calhoun-Maintenance
1) discuss current projects
C) Edward Dodd Public Works
D) Bobby Johnson Building/Zoning
E) Donnie Land Emergency Management
F) Billy Robinson Volunteer Fire Department
6. Brian Kaufman, Suwanee River Water Man-
agement
7. Declare March and Mental Retardation
awareness month
8. Discuss the -North Florida Economic Devel-
opment Partnership
9. Appoint Robin Pearson to the Well Florida
Council
10. Public Hearing 2006-07 Special Assess-
ment Exemption requests.
11. Approve the January solid waste and EMS
billing reports
12. Approve the bills
13. New Business
14. Adjourn
ALL MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE WEL-
COME TO ATTEND. NOTICE IS FURTHER
HEREBY GIVEN, PURSUANT TO FLORIDA
STATUTE 286.0105, THAT ANY PERSONS
DECIDING TO APPEAL ANY MATTER CON-
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MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM
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WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTI-
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School baseball program


On Saturday Feb. 24,
Lafayette County High
School will play host to Tay-
lor County High School in
baseball. Their will be two
games played with the J.V.
starting at 1 p.m. and the
Varsity starting at 4 p.m..
Chicken and rice dinners
with all the fixings will be on
sale at the field. The price of
the dinners will be $5. You
may purchase your tickets in
advance or at the game.
On Saturday, March 2, the
baseball program will be
holding a yard sale on the
front campus of the high
school beginning at 8 a.m.
Authentic Lafayette County
athletic uniforms will be part
of the many items being sold.
If you would like to donate
any items to our yard sale,
please let us know. We will
be happy to pick up and
store any items you wish to
donate. We would also like
to invite you to join our base-
ball booster dub. Fitted base-
ball caps are given to all
members. The fee for joining
is $30. We would like to ex-
press our gratitude to every-


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We hope to see you at
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for supporting our athletic
programs, our school, and
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contact Stewart Hancock at
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Reporter's note: The Mayo
Free Press prints the entire ar-
rest record as received. If your
name appears here and you are
later found not guilty or the
charges are dropped, we will be
happy to make note of this in
the newspaper when judicial
proof is presented to us by you
or the authorities.
Dec 20, 2006-Contreras,
Luciano,, 39, P. 0. Box 411,
Mayo. Sent to 90 days from
court.
Dec 20, 2006-Hernandez,,
Migeal, 24, 391 E. US 27,


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celebrating National FFA week
During the week of Feb- name that is displayed will
ruary 17-24, 2007 Lafayette be entered into a drawing
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ness 'owners to display Join the celebration by
your FFA jackets from your showing off your jacket in
high school days. your own creative way to
Every day, FFA officers show your FFA pride!
will be scanning businesses If you are concerned that'
and offices throughout the your jacket will not be
county to find those who found, please call Miss
are proud to show their Land at 294-1701 to let her
"Blue Jackets, Gold Stan- know where the officers
dards!" Each FFA jacket should go.






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Arrest Record


Mayo. Sent to 30 days from
court.
Dec 21, 2006-Thomas,
Joshua, 18, P. 0. Box 913
Mayo. Charged with Ag-
gravated Assault. Arresting
officer: Captain Young.
Dec 26, 2006 -Cook, Ty-
rone, 33, P. 0. Box 287,
Mayo. Charged with VOP
(O/C sale counterfeit con-
trolled substance) x3.
Dec 28, 2006-Falin,
Patrick, 42, Branford. Sent
to 90 days from court.
Jan 2-Stone, Sheila, 36,
North Carolina. Charged
with VOP (petit theft). Ar-
resting officer: Griffin.
Jan 2-Jame, Amie, 33,
Live Oak. Charged with
Writ (child support). Ar-
resting officer: Griffin.
Jan 3-Boyd, Richard, 34,
White Springs. Charged
with Agg. assault with
firearm. Charged with ag-
gravated assault. Arresting
officer: Ellis.
Jan 4-Ramos, Morales,
age unknown, 138 NW No
Street, Mayo. Charged with
no valid drivers license. Ar-
resting officer: Land.
Jan 4-Sellers, King, 43,
Gainesville. Charged with
VOP possession of cannibis.
Charged with possession


with intent to sell. Charged
with possession of firearm
by convicted felon.
Jan 4-Sellers, Marion, 36,
Gainesville. Charged with
VOP (tampering with evi-
dence).
Jan 5-Dillingham, Kevin,
39, Hudson. Warrant for
possession of firearm by a-
convicted felon.
Jan 5-Owens, Kerri, 30,
Perry. Charged with
FTA(fraud-false public as-
sist. claim $200 or more).
Jan 7-Vasquez, Jose A.,
27, Paradise Lane #5,
Williams Tr. Pk, Mayo.
Charged with possession.
less than 20 grams with in-
tent to sell. Arresting offi-
cer: Cranford.
Jan 8-Osteen, Martha, 29,
Dade City. Charged with
capias-failure to appear.
Jan 8-McGree, Cassan-
dra, 38, Branford. Charged
with VOP posss. cocaine).
Arresting officer: Condy.
Jan 9-McGee, Jack, 45,
Branford. Charged with
VOP posss. cont. sub.). Ar-
resting officer Condy.
Jan 9-Todd, Renee, 49,
382 NW Hollywood Blvd,
Mayo. Charged with bat-
tery, dom. vio. Arresting of-
ficer: Land.


Jan 13-Forehand, Timo-
thy, 48, Bonifay. Charged
with VOP-lewd act upon a
child. Arresting officer
Griffin.
Jan 15-Smith, Timothy,
20, Interlachen. Charged
with intro. contrab. into
state facility. Charged with
poss. marij. (felony). Arrest-
ing officer: Ellis.
Jan 19-Brannon, James
19, address unknown
Charged with VOCC-burgl,
of a structure.
Jan 22-Brown, Jonathan,
23, Pensacola. Charged
with VOP. Charged with
Grand theft. Charged with
burglary. Charged with
burglary of structure. !
Jan 24-Arnold, Shannonr,
19, O'Brien. Charged with
failure to appear. Charged
with contempt of court. Ar-
resting officer: Ellis.
Jan 24-Berry, Michael,
33, 2485 NW Highalndo
Rd., Mayo. Charged witl
VOP. Charged with bur-
glarly. Charged with burt
glary of dwelling. Charged
with grand theft mI.
Jan 26-Jones, Kenneth,
37, 213 NE Lawrence St.;
Mayo. Charged with bat.
tery-domestic violence. Ar-
resting officer: Ellis.


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SHANDS AT UF CANCER CENTER: Shands HealthCare leaders break ground for a $388-million state-of-the-art cancer treatment center to serve North Central Florida. Photo: Submitted.


S hands HealthCare leaders re-
cently initiated a $388-million
investment to bring state-of-
the-art cancer treatments to
North Central Florida. Wield-
ing silver shovels, representatives from the
University of Florida (UF) and other sup-
porters joined them in breaking ground on
the Shands at UF Cancer Hospital,
The 500,000-square-foot facility will
house 192 private inpatient beds for a vari-
ety of patients, including those receiving
diagnostic and therapeutic oncology ser-
vices. It also will include a Critical Care
Center for emergency- and trauma-related
services.
"We are very excited about getting start-
ed on a cancer hospital that will provide the
latest treatments and the best available care
to patients," said UF President Bernie
Machen. "We believe this hospitalwill also
help us attract top physicians and research
faculty members to the University of Flori-
da. The result will benefit healthcare and
the economy, not only regionally and
statewide but also nationally."
Shands designed the cancer hospital
complex to be a welcoming, family friend-
ly place. It will offer a healing garden, a


STEINHATCHEE The Florida De-
partment of Environmental Protection
(DEP) today welcomed the Steinhatchee
River Inn to the Florida Green Lodging
Program The voluntary state initiative
pro\ ides the lodging industry with techni-
cal assistance, and encourages hotels and
motels to adopt cost-sa ming "green' prac-
tices that reduce waste and conserve nat-
ural resources.
"With almost 50 percent of Florida's
visitors staving in hotels, the lodging in-
dustry can play an important role in pro-
tecting our environment." said DEP
Northeast District Assistant Director Bill
Green. -B\ reducing water use, conserv-
ing energy. improving air quality and de-
creasing solid uasie, hotel guests con-
tribute to the state's efforts to protect, re-
store and conserve Florida's natural re-
sources."
The Steiilhatchee River Inn has imple-
mented a linen and towel reuse program
and installed low-flow showerheads and
faucets to conserve water. In addition, the
inn coneries energy through energ)-effi-
cient light bulbs, sensors and timers for
all outdoor lighting. The facility also
conduct., preventative maintenance on all
air conditioners to improve air quality.
All paper products "used are made with


cancer patient resource center, training
rooms and a conference center with public
space for community health fairs, screen-
ings and educational workshops on health
issues such as cancer prevention and treat-
ment.
In 1998, Shands at UF Cancer Hospital
campaign co-Chair Jerry Davis donated $5
million matched by the state to endow the
UF Shands Cancer Center, which encom-
passes the oncology-related research and
clinical services located on the UF Health
Science Center campuses at Shands at UF
and Shands Jacksonville medical centers.
That was before Davis knew what a direct
effect cancer would have on his life. Near-
ly a decade later, his wife, Judith, is a
breast cancer survivor, and he is in his
fourth battle with cancer. They are ardent
supporters of the Shands at UF Cancer Hos-
pital.
"We need a facility where those battling
cancer can find most of the' services they
need under one roof in a patient-friendly
environment," Davis said. "This hospital
will allow medical teams to provide their
patients with a more targeted response and
develop itpproved technologies for diag-
nosing and treating cancer-related illness-


100 percent recycled content, and the inn
uses biodegradable paper cups for coffee
with corn interiors rather than a petrole-
um base.
"By changing just a few of our work
habits here at the inn, we canu do our part
to conserve watel and honor native habi-
tats in Florida," said Steinhatchee River
Inn o noer Loretta Fowler. "'When wc tell
our guests about the methods we use heie,
we hope they take a little bit of our 'green
ways' home w ith them and start thinking
about making some new habits of their
ow%% n."
Launched in Maich 2004. the Florida
Green Lodging Program establishes envi-
ronmental guidelines for hotels and mo-
tels to conserve natural resources and pre-
vent pollution. As reward for designa-
tion, Florida is recommending Green
Lodges to companies and trade organiza-
tions seeking environmentally conscious
lodging and convention facilities. With
the" addition of the Steinhatchee River
Inn, the program has 21 hotels certified,
with 20 in the process of becoming certi-
fied.
For more information about the Florida
Green Lodging Certification program or
to locate a Florida Green Lodge, visit
www.floridagreenlodging.org.


"This hospital wifl allow medical teams 1 .o d
L patients rih a more targeted response

develop improved technologies for diagnosing and
treating cancer-related


es."
Davis M. Rembert, Jr., who co-chairs the
hospital's fundraising campaign with
Davis, said he has always had an interest in
Shands. He grew up next door to State Sen-
ator William A. Shands, who was instru-
mental in funding the original teaching hos-
pital and for whom it is named. Rembert
said the new facility raises the hopes of
what Shands and UF can accomplish.
"I am proud to live in a community that
boasts such an excellent healthcare system.
As the number of cancer patients coming to
Shands at UF has steadily increased, so has
the number and types of therapies we of-
fer," Rembert said. "I hope this latest ven-
ture will not only inspire better treatments,
but spearhead our drive toward finding a
cure for cancer."
The UF Shands Cancer Center team is in
pursuit of accreditation from the National
Cancer Institute. There are 65 NCI-accred-
ited cancer centers in the United States. The
UF and Shands HealthCare program would
be the second NCI-designated program in
Florida and make UF and Shands members
of an elite group of medical institutions in
the country.
"One of the advantages of a cancer cen-
ter is multi-disciplinary care. It brings
everything under one roof," said Edward
M. Copeland, MD, UF College of Medicine
professor of surgical oncology and first di-


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rector of the UF Shands Cancer Center. "As
we've seen from other first-class facilities,
there is great value in gathering all the peo-
ple together who share a common focus on
the same disease. This new institution, the
Shands at UF Cancer Hospital, is destined
to become one of the heavy-hitters in can-
cer care."
Shands is building the hospital in re-
sponse to increased demand for cancer ser-
vices. One out of every seven adults hospi-
talized at Shands at UF each year is treated
for cancer or cancer-related ailments. Ac-
cording to the American Cancer Society,
Florida had more than 99,000 new cases of
cancer in 2006. California was the only
state with a higher occurrence.
Shands awarded the construction contract
to Skanska USA Building, Inc. The Shands
at UF Cancer Hospital will be the largest
project Skanska is working on in Florida.
"Today represents a milestone in cancer
care, and we are honored to have the op-
portunity to contribute to this important
healthcare facility," said Fred Hames, se-
nior vice president and accpunt manager of
Skanska's Tampa office.
Construction on the hospital is scheduled
for completion in 2009.
Additional information about the Shands'
other growth and expansion efforts is avail-
able on-line at http://www.shands.org/pub-
lic/growth/.


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PAGE 2C, FEBRUARY 21 22, 2007 NORTH FLORIDA FOCUS


ri,1,Jj j Roger Ward appointed senior vice president

S v- and chief credit officer of Columbia Bank


Columbia Bank President
Bruce Naylor is pleased to
announce the appointment of
Roger Ward to the position
of senior vice president and
chief credit officer.
Ward was born and raised
in Live Oak. He graduated
from Suwannee High School
and received his master's de-
gree of business administra-
tion from University of
Florida. Ward brings over 17
years, of lending and man-
agement experience to Co-
lumbia Bank.
"We look forward to ex-
panding the bank's presence
in Columbia County with the


assistance of Roger Ward in
our lending area," comment-.
ed Naylor.
Ward began his lending
career with 10 years as a
commercial lender at Farm
Credit of North Florida in
Gainesville. The next five
years at SunTrust as a vice
president-commercial lender
in Ocala and last two years
as vice president-commer-
cial lender at First Federal
Savings Bank of Florida in
Lake City.
Ward is married to Rox-
anne Winston-Ward. They
have three children and re-
side in Lake City.


Columbia Bank announces Todd


Sampson as consumer lender
-'- e-'- '-'. years, he worked for First Fed- his associate's degree front


eral Savings Bank of Florida
as a financial specialist deal-
ing with consumer loans.
Sampson was born in Lake
City and graduated from Bran-
ford High School. He received


1


Lake City Community. Col-
lege and his bachelor's degree
in business administration
from University of Florida.
Sampson and his family cur-
rently reside in Lake City.


Drug Free Coalition to host faith
community drug prevention summit


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Todd Sampson


Columbia Bank President
Bruce Naylor is pleased to an-
nounce the addition of Todd
Sampson to Columbia Bank as
consumer lender located in the
south office at US 47 and Bas-
com Norris. -
"Todd is an experienced
consumer lender," remarked
Naylor.


"As we continue to expand
the bank's lending team in Co-
lumbia County, Todd is an ex-
cellent compliment to our ex-
perienced staff," commented
Naylor.
Sampson began his lending
career with five years as a
lending manager at Wells Far-
go Financial. For the last two


The Drug Free Coalition
of Suwannee County will
host a conference for mem-
bers of the faith community
on March 17 at the Suwan-
nee Conference Center in
Dowling Park.
The 2007 Faith Commu-
nity Drug Prevention Sum-
mit will feature workshops
and guest speakers address-
ing the issue of substance
abuse among our commu-
nity's youth.
Registration for the con-
ference is free to local con-


gregations and faith-based
groups. Each congregation
may send three members
'- advanced registration is
required. A continental
breakfast and lunch will be
provided. Registration
packets hame been mailed
to all congregations on the
Coalition's mailing list.
If your congregation did
not received a registration
packet, please call Mary
Taylor at 362-2272 or
e m a i 1
marytaylor@alltel.net.


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Donations needed now!
May 4-Lake City
May 11-Live Oak
Pregnancy Crisis Center yard sale
The Pregnancy Crisis Center is accepting donations of your
good quality, unwanted household and furniture items for its
annual yard sale fund-raiser scheduled for Friday, May 4 in
Lake City and Friday, May 11 in Live Oak. Freshly laundered
baby items are always welcome. This year no clothing will be
sold, so please, no clothing donations. All proceeds go to help
pregnant women and their babies in crisis situations. Receipts
for tax deductions available upon request. Note: Free preg-
nancy tests, maternity clothing and baby clothing available.
Confidential. Open Wednesday-Friday. Info: 386-330-2229.

Visit now!
Thru May 28
Florida Museum to
display Tibetan treasures
Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville will host
the exhibit, "Tibet: Mountains and Valleys, Castles and Tents:
Feb. 3-May 28. Exhibit from The Newark Museum's renowned
collection includes rare objects and photos. Info: 352-846-
2000, or visit www.flmnh.ufl.edu.

Thr1 April 14
Free tax help in Live Oak,
Branford and Jasper
AARP Tax Aide will provide free tax help for taxpayers with
middle and low income with special attention to those age 60
and older, thru Saturday, April 14. Bring last years income tax
return with 2006 W-2s, 1099s and social security numbers for
all dependents. Location and schedules for Live Oak, Branford
and Jasper: Live Oak: Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at Communi-
ty Presbyterian Church, Pinewood Way, across from Winn-
Dixie, Live Oak and Saturdays from 9 a.m.-noon, at Suwannee
River Regional Library, US 129 South, Live Oak; Branford:
Monday afternoons by appointment only, 386-935-1556, 4-7
p.m., at Suwannee River Regional Library, comer Suwannee
Avenue and US 129, Branford; Jasper: Wednesday afternoons,
4-7 p.m., 386-792-2143, by appointment only, at H.C. Phar-
macy Assistance Building, formerly old library. Info: Jack Wil-
son, local coordinator, 386-963-5023, Linda Young, district co-
ordinator, 386-364-8396, toll-free 888-AARPNOW (888-227-
7669) or visit www.aarp.org/taxaide.

Today!
Feb. 21
NFCC will conduct GED tests
North Florida Community College (NFCC); GED tests; 6
p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 21, NFCC Technical Center, Madison
'apiis, 'lP16iot'IDT"equired,"prepiration courses free,-feefor' ..
test; Info/pre-registratioii: 850-973-1629. -

Register now!
Deadline Feb. 22
Introduction to Quickbooks workshop
N-rth Florida Community College Small Business Develop-
ment Center offers "Introduction to Quickbooks" workshop
from' 6-8:30 p,m., Tuesday, Feb. 27 in Small Business Devel-
opment Center, Building No. 7, Room 102 on the Madison
campus. Instructor: Ed Bagley. Fee: $25. Pre-registration and
pre-payment required by Thursday, Feb. 22. Info: 850-973-
1613.

Register now!
Deadline Feb. 22
Introduction to Quickbooks workshop
North Florida Community College Small Business Develop-
ment Center offers "Introduction to Quickbooks" workshop
from 6-8:30 p.m., Thursday, March 1 in Small Business Devel-"
opment Center, Building No. 7, Room 102 on the Madison
campus. Instructor: Ed Bagley. Fee: $25. Pre-registration and
pre-payment required by Thursday, Feb. 22. Info: 850-973-
1613.

Thursday
Feb. 22
NFCC will conduct
College Placement Tests (CPT)
North Florida Community College will conduct College
Placement Tests (CPT) on computer on at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30
p.m., Thursday, Feb. 22, in the NFCC Testing Center, Building
16, on the Madison campus. Persons taking the tests will be re-
quired to register in NFCC Student Services 24 hours before '
testing. Info/registration: 850-973-9451.

Register now!
Deadline Feb. 22
United Way awards
banquet and annual meeting
United Way of Suwannee Valley will host its 38th annual
awards banquet and annual meeting on Thursday, March 1 at
Lake City Community College Howard Gymnasium. Social
time from 6:30-7 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m.; meeting from 7-8:30
p.m. All individual contributors as well as organizational con-
tributors are invited. Cost: $20 per person. Tables may be re-
served for groups of eight. RSVP by Thursday, Feb. 22.
Info/reservations: 386-752-5604.


Apply now!
Deadline Feb. 22
AARP Best Employers
for Workers Over 50
AARP calls for 2007 "Best Employers for Workers Over 50"
applications. Businesses offering workplace practices which
greatly benefit workers 50 plus are encouraged to apply at
www.aarp.org/bestemployers before the Thursday, Feb. 22.


Saturday
Feb. 24
Birding walk
Friends of the Suwannee River State Park will host a birding
walk on the trails within the Park beginning at 8 a.m, Saturday,
Feb. 24. Entrance fee required for entrance into the park. Info:
Schoenfelders, 850-971-5354, wbs@surfbest.net.

Saturday
Feb. 24
Suwannee County 4-H yard sale
Suwannee County 4-H yard sale is scheduled for from 8-3
p.m., Saturday, Feb. 24. The public may purchase table space
in Exhibition II building at Suwannee County Fair Grounds,
1302 Eleventh Street, Live Oak. Inside tables are available for
$10 and outside tables are $5. The 4-H council will be using
the money earned from the table rentals for the awards ban-
quet. Info: 386-362-2771.

Saturday
Feb. 24
Space and tables available
at Anna Miller Circle yard sale
Anna Miller Circle of Live Oak Elks Lodge on US 90 East
will hold a yard sale on Saturday, Feb. 24. Set up with your
own table for $5 or for space and use of their table $10. Addi-
tional tables available for $2 each. All proceeds will go to
charity. Make an appointment to drop off all monetary and ma-
terial donations at the Elks Lodge. Info/donations: Jody Walk-
er, 386-364-4601 or Jeanne Fannin, 386-658-3362.

Saturday
Feb. 24
Hot Dog Stand
The Big 91.8 WQHL will be at Branford Hardware with a
live remote from 11.30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 24 help-
ing the Branford Woman's Club with a Hot Dog Stand and pre-
sale of tickets for its first Country Dance & Barbecue Night.
Crazy "J" will also be there playing his music beginning at 10
a.m., and ending at 3 p.m. All proceeds fund various charities.
Please go by and support the, community.

Feb. 26
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, Feb. 26, at
NFCC Testing Center, Building 16, on the Madison campus.
TABE is required for acceptance into vocational/technical pro-
grams. Photo ID required. Pre-registration is required.
Inf;'r:egistratiun. 85,0-973-9451. .

Tuesday
Feb. 27
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, Feb. 27, at
NFCC Testing Center, Building 16, on the Madison campus.
TABE is required for acceptance into vocational/technical pro-
grams. Photo ID required. Pre-registration is required.
Info/registration: 850-973-9451.

Visit now!
Thru Feb. 27
Lady of the Lake Quilt
Guild Quilt Exhibit
Lady of the Lake Quilt Guild invites you to enjoy an exhibit
of over 50 hand-crafted quilts being shown now thru Tuesday,
Feb. 27 during regular library hours at Columbia County Pub-
lic Library, 308 NW Columbia Avenue, Lake City. Info: De-
lores Reiter, 386-752-4240, tinkal@atlantic.net. or library, 386-
758-2101.

Tuesday
Feb. 27
Preventing Frauds and Scams
Learn about protecting yourself from frauds and scams at
10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb., 27 at Live Oak Multipurpose Senior
Center, 1171 Nobles Ferry Road, Live Oak. Topics include
identity theft, telemarketing fraud, home repair fraud, and how
* to report fraud. Info: Elder Helpline toll-free, 800-96-ELDER
or 800-963-5337.

Feb. 28 ,
Lady of the Lake Quilting Guild meeting
Lady of the Lake Quilting Guild will h6ld its monthly meet-
ing at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28 at Southside Recreation
Center, 901 Saint Margaret Rd. Lake City. Guild member Sue
Ruda will show and demonstrate to the group the techniques of
stamping and embellishing fabric for quilts and wall hangings.
She will teach a workshop later on these techniques for guild


ONE STROKE

PAINTING CLASSES
Since no local stores carry any Donna Dewberry
supplies, books, brushes, kits, etc, or Plaid Paint
Supplies anymore, you can now call me. I have


supplies on hand or will be glad to special order
_a anything for you. Prices will be
S comparable or cheaper than
)pk any local store was. I will
-' also be starting new classes
right after Jan 1, 2007. Call
Sme for more info. Carolyn
B^ Spilatore 386-208-4828
Email: crs@alltel.net or
Scarolyns@poolerealty.com
331615-F


members. The Guild is an organization for anyone interested in
quilts and the art of quilting. The guild makes and distributes
over 100 quilts a year to various charities and non-profit orga-
nizations. A Show and Tell segment follows to showcase the
various quilters and handiwork. Info: Marcia Kazmierski, 386-
752-2461, mrckaz@aol.com.

Local art needed!
Deadline Feb. 28
LCCC calls for art
Lake City Community College (LCCC) is issuing a call for
art to artists in its five-county district, and throughout North
Florida. The college seeks indoor art from resident artists in
each of the counties served by the college (Baker, Columbia,
Dixie, Gilchrist and Union) and outdoor art from artists in the
region or throughout Florida. Deadline-for submission of pro-
posals is Feb. 28. Info: LCCC Executive Director Library and
Community Services Jim Morris, 386-754-4337, e-mail mor-
risj@lakecitycc.edu.

Apply now!
Deadline Feb. 28
Ms. Live Oak, Mrs.
Live Oak and Miss Teen Live Oak
Contestants interested in competing for the title of Ms. Live
Oak (ages 19-60), Mrs. Live Oak (ages 20-60) and Miss Teen
Live Oak (ages 16-18) may request an application before
Wednesday, Feb. 28. Winners go to the Official Florida State
Pageant being held at Palm Beach Community College in Eis-
sey Campus Theatre. E-mail MrsFlaUSA@alol.com, call toll-
free 800-384-3600 or mail full name, age, address and division
to P.O. Box 1147, Loxahatchee, FL 33470.

Feb. 28
Business startup workshop
SCORE of Suwannee Valley will sponsor a workshop enti-
tled "Business Startup" from 11 a.m,-1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb.
28 in the meeting room at Guang dong Restaurant in Lake City
Mall. Local speakers. Topics: business plan, financing, market-
ing and record keeping. Cost: $20, including lunch and materi-
als. Tickets available from any member. Info/tickets: John
Pierce, 386-344-2472 or SCORE, 386-755-9026, ext. 3214.

Thru Feb. 28
Driver's license checkpoints
The Florida Highway Patrol will conduct driver's license
and vehicle inspection checkpoints through Feb. 28 on Brown.
Road, CR 252, CR 252-A, CR 252-B, CR 25-A, SR 47, SR
341, US 441, US 41, CR 245, CR 238, CR 135, Turner Road,
SR 100, Trotter's Road, Fairfield Farms Road, CR 250, CR
349, SR 247 and SR 25 in Columbia County; CR 132, CR 136,
CR 136-A, CR 137, CR 249, CR 250, CR 252, CR 349, CR
49. CR 795, SR 20. SR247, SR 10, SR 51. U- 129,and -
Mitchell Road in Suwannee County: and CR 136. CR 152. CR
'143, bR249, CR 137,CR251. CR 146. CR 135. CR 141. CR
150, CR 145 and US 41, SR 6, SR 25 in Hamilton County.
Recognizing the danger presented to the public by defective
vehicle equipment, troopers will concentrate their efforts on.
vehicles being operated with defects such. as bad brakes, worn
tires and defective lighting equipment. In addition, attention
will be directed to drivers who would violate the driver license
laws of Florida. The Patrol has found these checkpoints to be
an effective means of enforcing the equipment and driver's li-
cense laws of Florida while ensuring the protection of all mo-
torists.

Sign up now!
Deadline March 1
Volunteer orientations
Florida Museum of Natural Histo'r in Gainesville will hold
volunteer orientations from 10:15-11 a.m., on the second
Thursday, now thru December. Opportunities for docenting,
horticulture, fossil digs and more for adults and students age
12-17 include. No experience necessary, training provided;
Pre-registration required. Applications available for summer
positions on-line for adults Thursday, March 1 and for Junior
Volunteers, Friday, April 20. Info/registration: 352-846-2000,
ext. 21, www.flmnh.ufl.edu/volunteers/, e-mail
jcrosby@flmnh.ufl.edu.

Nominations open!
Deadline March 1
Florida "Teacher of the Year"
award nominations open
Nominations for the Florida 2006-2007 "Teacher of the
Year" award are being accepted through Thursday, March 1.
The announcement came from the award sponsor, Teachers' In-
surance Plan, a car insurance program exclusively for mem-

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bers of the educational community. The award will include
$1,000 to the winning teacher and a $500 grant to that
teacher's school. The state winner will also be eligible for the
national award which includes a special recognition and a
$2,500 travel certificate. Teachers, students and parents can
nominate any of the state's more than 170,000 accredited
teachers. Nomination forms are available on-line at
www.teachers.com/toty. To nominate an educator, or yourself,
explain in 250 words or less why this teacher should be the
Teacher of the Year. Nominees will be judged on their ability
to motivate students, their special talents, and their contribu-
tions to their school, students or educational community. Win-
ners will be announced at the start of the next school year.

March 1
United Way awards
banquet and annual meeting
United Way of Suwannee Valley will host its 38th annual
awards banquet and annual meeting on Thursday, March 1 at
Lake City Community College Howard Gymnasium. Social
time from 6:30-7 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m.; meeting from 7-8:30
* p.m. All individual contributors as well as organizational con-
tributors are invited. Cost: $20 per person. Tables may be re-
served for groups of eight. RSVP by Thursday, Feb. 22.
Info/reservations: 386-752-5604.


2036.


March 3
Country Dance and Barbecue Night
Branford Woman's Club of Branford will offer Country
Dance and Barbecue Night Saturday, March 3. Dinner: 4-8
p.m. with a country dance from 7 p.m.- until. The event will
be held at Branford Shrine Club and the adjacent Land's load-
ing dock/pole barn. Cost: Dinner only $5; Dinner/dance $8; or
Dance only $5. Crazy "J" will play all your favorite country
dance music, Kelly Hunter from Sister's Caf6 will sing a few
of her favorites and DeeAnna Horton will teach line dances.
Hay rides for the kids, with signed permission of course, and
door prizes. Dine in or dine out. Advance reservations pre-
ferred,: so they know how many to cook for. Proceeds fund
various charities. Info/reservations: Terri, 386-935-6532.

March 3
South's International
Folk Dance Competition
South's International Folk Dance Competition will be held
from 2-6 p.m., Saturday, March 3 at James Rainwater Confer-
ence Center off 1-75 and Highway 84 in Valdosta, Ga.; Cost: '
free with the annual Azalea International Folk Fair admission
of $5; Info/registration: www.folkdancecompetition.org or Ser-
ena Huang, 229-506-1973 or e-mail her at serenahuang@val-
dostaasianfestival.com.


March 6
Escorted tour to Carl
Hurley Show in Lakeland
Live Oak Senior Citizens plan an escorted tour through a
tour company for Tuesday, March 6 to the Carl Hurley. Show
in Lakeland. Tour prices vary and membership is not required
to take the tours. Walter and Charlene Howell Will escort the
tour. Senior citizens are invited to join the group which meets
at 10:30 a.m., the first Monday of each month in Exhibition II
Building, Coliseum Complex, 1302 SW Eleventh St., Live
Oak. Info: Walter and Charlene Howell, 386-842-2241.

March 8
NFCC will conduct
College Placement Tests (CPT)
North Florida Community College will conduct College
Placement Tests (CPT) on computer on at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30
p.m., Thursday, March 8, in the NFCC Testing Center, Build-
ing 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.

Enter now!


March 3 Deadline March 10
March 1 Watercolor workshop Miss Suwannee River
Suwannee High School Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White Valley Pageant in Branford
Band Boosters meeting Springs will host a watercolor workshop designed for beginner Would you like to be the next Miss. America? Come join in
Suwannee High School Band Boosters will meet at 6:30 through intermediate level from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Saturday, the fun as Suwannee River Valley of North Florida Pageants,
p.m., Thursday, March 1 in the SHS Band Room. March 3. Cost: $35, covers park admission, supplies, tech- Inc. hosts the first Miss Suwannee River Valley Scholarship
niques, color theory and painting. Limited to 6 students. Bring Pageant in Branford. Open to young women 17-24 years who
March 1 a bagged lunch and a favorite landscape photo. Info: 386-397- reside in Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie,
NFCC will conduct 1920. Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison,. Suwannee,
ll Pla nt TTaylor and Union counties. The pageant is affiliated with the
College Placement Tests (CPT) March 3 Miss Florida and Miss America Scholarship programs. Dead-
North Florida Community College will conduct College Free live antique auction and roadshow line for entry is March 10. Pageant will be held at 7 p.m.,
PlacementTests (CPT) on comiptiter on at 8:30 ai.m:and-1 30Ce -\. vb a i -b n S A M koirMarch 24 in Branford High'School Aeitonum lnfo:-Co-exe
p.m., Thursday, March 1, in Lhe NFCC Testing etiBdId' i Han Hopi e,Ai se toe. 3pO,'.W utive directors-Diane WalkerSainderk 386-935-6380 o386-
ing f6, ihN Madison camnpus.'Personstakiftihteis Wit AGamesville wil host free e antique auction and.roashw 2089426 or KellieCurl 386-935-6280 or 386-688-7447. ,
be required to register in NFCC Student Services 24 hours be- from 1-4 p.m, Saturday, March 3.The public is mvited to 2iobng
.. : On A171 nI ~items for a brief verbal appraisal by John Sikorski. host of the


fore testing. Info/registration: 850-973- "


Suwannee County Cattlemen

Association

Proudly presents the 2007

Raffle Heifer













"Jackpot"
Purebred Angus 16 months old Heifer
Donated By:
Carter Angus Ranch
Live Oak, FL

Try your Luck- Hit the "JACKPOT"
Tickets are only $1.00 each
First Prize is this quality beef heifer or $400 cash
Many other prizes to be given away!

Drawing to be held at the 2007 Open Youth Heifer Show
At the Suwannee County Fair ~ April 2007, Live Oak, FL
-YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE PRESENT TO WIN-
ALL PROCEEDS HELP TO FUND THE OPEN YOUTH HEIFER SHOW
For more information: 386-362-2130
ORDER FORM
- -------------------------------------- ------
NAME:

STREET ADDRESS:

CITY, STATE, ZIP:

PHONE / EMAIL:
-------------------------------------
Mail check and order form:
Suwannee County Cattlemen Association
Attention: Dianne Cashmore
11043 109th Lane
Live Oak, FL 32060 336816-F


popular radio snow Sikors-
ki's Attic." Schedule: Preview
1-2 p.m., live auction begins
at 2 p.m. Bid on antiques and
collectibles. No dealers,
please.T he cost of an ap-
praisal is $5 per item, with a
,limit of three items per person.
No coins, stamps, firearms or
fabrics, please. Roadshow
tickets (to have items ap-
praised) on sale: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Refreshments will be available
for purchase. All proceeds
benefit Haven Hospice's pa-
tient care, bereavement and
community outreach pro-
grams. Info/tickets: 352-378-
7484 or toll-free, 800-727-,
1889.

March 6
NFCC will conduct
TABE (Test of Adult
Basic Education)
North Florida Community
College will conduct TABE
(Test of Adult Basic Educa-
tion) at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday,
March 6, at NFCC Testing
Center (Bldg. No. 16), on the
Madison campus. TABE is re-
quired for acceptance into.vo-
cational/technical programs.
Photo ID required. Pre-regis-
tration is required. Info/regis-
tration: 850-973-9451.

March 6
Democratic
Executive
Committee meeting
Suwannee County Democ-
ratic Executive Committee
will meet Tuesday, March 6 at
Spirit of the Suwannee Music
Park, US 129 North, Live
Oak. A sit-down dinner is
served at 6:30 p.m. for $10
per person. The meeting starts
at 7 p.m. Dinner is not re-
quired to join us for the meet-
ing. All Democrats are invited
to join us in participating in
the Democratic Process. Meet-
ings are held the first Tuesday
of each month. Info/RSVP for
-dinner: Monica, 386-330-


March 10
Chili Challenge
Suwannee Historical Museum's annual Chili Challenge will
be held from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., Saturday, March 10 on the
Loading Dock at the Museum located at 208 N. Ohio Avenue,
Live Oak. Set-up at 9 a.m. and judging will be held at 10 a.m.
Features a day of family fun and good eating. Chili experts
and novices will compete in one of three categories: Business,
Civic Organization/Church or Individual. Prizes will be award-
ed in each category for Best Chili as well as award for Show-
manship and People's Choice. Groups or individuals wishing
to compete.may call the Museum at 386-362-6296 between 9
a.m. and 3 p.m. to request an entry form. The entry.fee is $5.
The general public is also invited to come taste all the differ-
ent chili dishes (all-you-can-eat) for $5. Info/entry form: 386-
362-6296.

March 10-11
Alachua Art Festival
Alachua Art Festival will be held Saturday-Sunday, March
10-11. Saturday from 10 a.m:-5 p.m. and Sunday from 10
a.m.-4 p.m. Enjoy fine art, fine craft, music food and more.
Free admission and free parking. Info: 352-344-0657.

March 11
23rd Annual America's Cover
Miss and Cover Boy, USA Baby
Contest and Model/Beauty Search
Excitement fills the air for the 23rd consecutive year. 23rd
Annual America's Cover Miss and CoverBoy, USA Baby
Contest and Model/Beauty Search will be held at Lake City
Mall with registration at 1:30 p.m. and competition at 2:30
p.m. Sunday, March 11. Eight age divisions for girls from
birth to 25 years old and boys from birth to three years. Win-
ners eligible to qualify for $10,000 savings bond and many
other prizes. Info/application: 850-476-3270.

March 12
Hamilton County Democratic
Executive Committee meeting
Hamilton County Democratic Executive Committee will
meet at 7 p.m., Monday, March 12 at the Jasper Public Li-
brary. The group meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of
each month at Jasper Public Library. All interested Democrats
are invited to attend. Refreshments will be provided. Info:
Rhett Bullard, 386-303-2039.

March 13
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, March 13, at
NFCC Testing Center (Bldg. No. 16), on the Madison campus.
TABE is required for acceptance into vocational/technical pro-

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grams., Photo ID required. Pre-registration is required.
Info/registration: 850-973-9451.

March 13
For-profit business development
and management workshop
The Entrepreneurial Rural Business Development Project
(ERBDP) will offer a free workshop focusing on for-profit
business development and management for residents of Hamil-
ton County from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, March 13 at Hamilton.
County Extension Office, 1143 US 41 NW, Jasper. Pre-regis-
tration is required. Info: Allen Tyree, 386-792-1276.

March 13
The Piano Men
NFCC Artist Series presents The Piano Men starring Jim
Witter at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 13 at Van H. Priest Auditori-
um, NFCC campus, Madison. Info/tickets: 850-973-1653,
ArtistSeries@nfcc.edu.

March 13-14
NFCC will conduct GED tests
North Florida Community College (NFCC); GED'tests; 6
p.m., Tuesday-Wednesday, March 13-14, NFCC Technical
Center, Madison campus; Photo ID required; preparation
courses free; fee for test; Info/pre-registration: 850-973-1629.

March 13-15
Florida Coalition Against Domestic
Violence Rural Conference
Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence Rural Confer-
ence will be held Tuesday-Thursday, March 13-15 at Lake
City Community College. Info: www.fcadv.org or Natalie
Land, Domestic Violence Coordinator Third Judicial Circuit,
Court Administration, 386-754-7020.

Register now!
Deadline March 15
Escorted three-day tour
Live Oak Senior. Citizens plan an escorted tour to Silver
Springs, Rivership Romance, Cirque du Soleil and Cypress
Gardens Tuesday-Thursday, May 15-17. Deadline to register
Thursday, March 15. Tours are open to the public. The group
meets the first Monday at 10:30 a.m. in Exhibition II Building,
Coliseum Complex, 1302 SW Eleventh St., Live Oak. Info:
Walter and Charlene Howell, 386-842-2241.

March 15
Not-for-profit business development
andmanagement workshop i .,'
The Entrepreneurial Ruiral Business Development Project'
(ERBDP) will offer a free ivorkshop focusing on not-for-prbfit`
business development and management for residents of Hamil-
ton County from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, March 15 at Hamilton
County Extension Office, 1143 US 41 NW, Jasper. Pre-regis-
tration is required. Info: Allen Tyree, 386-792-1276.

March 15
NFCC will conduct College
Placement Tests (CPT)
North Florida Community College will conduct College
Placement Tests (CPT) on computer on at 8:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m.
and 5 p.m., Thursday, March 15, in the NFCC Testing Center,
Building 16, on the Madison campus. Persons taking the tests
will be required to register in NFCC Student Services 24 hours
before testing. Info/registration: 850-973-9451.

March 16
LCCC presents The Piano Men
Friday, March 16 Lake City Community College presents
The Piano Men. Enjoy the experience of Jim Witter and his
band as they brilliantly recreate music from the 70s with hits
from music greats such as Elton John and Billy Joel. Perfor-
mance begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Levy Performing Arts Center
on the campus ofLCCC. Info: 386-754-4340.

March 17
Grand opening
The Live Oak Artists Guild Gallery and Cultural Arts Center
grand opening will be held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday,
March 17. The public may view and purchase works of local
artists and fine crafts people in the gallery. Classes and work-
shops for children and adults will be offered in the cultural arts
center. Info: 386-364-5099.

Tickets and ad space
on sale now!

March 17
Banquet with silent auction
The Boys & Girls Club of Suwannee County, a 501(c)3 not
for profit organization, will hold a fund-raiser banquet with
silent auction at 6 p.m., Saturday, March 17 in the banquet fa-
cility at African Baptist Church, 590 Walker Ave., Live Oak.
Cost: $25 donation for adults and youth 13 and up, $12.50 do-


nation for children 5-12 and under 5 free' Note: Sponsorships
are welcome for donations of $25 and table sponsorship for
eight attendees for donations of $200. Banquet tickets avail-
able thru Thursday, March 8. Souvenir booklet ad prices: full.
page, $100; 1/2 page, $50; 1/4 page $35; business car d, $25;
and patrons, $10. Deadline for ads Thursday, March 1. Info:
Yvonne Scott, 386-362-2789, evscottt894@aol.com. or Pastor
Jeffrey Dove, 386-867-1868, jeffreydove@hotmail.com.

March 17
Golf Tournament
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU)
College of Engineering Sciences, Technology and Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Program announces the first golf tour-
nament to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Suwannee County
will be held Saturday, March 1.7 at Suwannee Country Club,


7932 US 90 E, Live Oak. Tee time: 8:30 a.m. Entry fee: $60
per player, includes 18 holes. Early registration deadline:
Thursday, March 1. Late registration fee: $70. Make checks
payable to Boys & Girls Club of Suwannee County. Sponsor-
ships: Businesses/organizations/individuals: $100. Sponsor-
ship deadline: Thursday, March 1. We would like to
THANK YOU for your prayers, participation and support of
the Boys & Girls Club of Suwannee County and your commit-
ment that you are making to the children. May God richly
bless you All. Executive Director, Kevin Kidd. To register,
contact FAMU Youth Specialist Tonda Nelson, 850-599-8110,
or Boys & Girls Club of Suwannee County Chairperson
Yvonne Scott, 386-362-2789, evscott894@aol.com.

Thru March 18
Diane Farris Sandhill crane photo exhibit
The Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville will
host "In the Open: Sandhill Crane Studies" by Gainesville
artist Diane Farris through March 18. This 19-piece exhibit of
photography montages is inspired by the Sandhill crane, which
appears across North America and in Gainesville during the
winter months. Check
http://www.sg.ufl.edu/SpecialEvents/MuseumNights/ for a
complete schedule. Farris will discuss her work with museum
visitors from 5-10 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 11 during Museum
Nights. Info: 352-846-2000, www.flmnh.ufl.edu.

March 20
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, March 20, 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.
Info/registration: 850-973-9451.

March 22
NFCC will conduct
College Placement Tests (CPT)
North Florida Community College will conduct College
Placement Tests (CPT) on computer on at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30
p.m., Thursday, March 22, in the NFCC Testing Center, Build-
ing 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.

March 22
Fun with Fiber "Colors to Dye For"
High Springs Farmers' Market will continue its series by
Lynn Ann Lassen, "Fun with Fiber," from 2- 6 p.m., Thursday,
Feb. 8. Lassen will present "Colors to Dye For" assisted by
Elle Hogan of Trenton. The Market is located in James Paul
Park in downtown High Springs and has access and parking
.from Main Street at NW 2nd Avenue and from NW 1 stAv-
enue, US 27,~atCity Hali i10 NW lstAvenue. It features lo-
cally producedfresh fruits and vegetables, plants, trees,
shrubs, flowers, jams, jellies, baked goods and many other
agricultural products. Info: 386-454-3950 or www.city.high-
springs.com. *

Register now!
Deadline March 22
Small Business Loans seminar
North Florida Community College Small Business Develop-
ment Center offers "Small Business Loans" seminar from 6-8
p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27 in Small Business Development Center,
Building No. 7, Room 102 on the Madison campus. Instruc-
tors: Ed Bagley and Kevin Kozlowski. Fee: $10. Pre-registra-
tion and pre-payment required by Thursday, March 22. Info:
850-973-1613.

March 24
Garden Club caladium bulbs,
orders available for pickup
Caladium bulb orders will be available for pick up at Live
Oak Garden Club, Eleventh Street, Live Oak Saturday, March
24. Thank you for your support of the Garden Club. Info: 386-
364-4586.

March 26
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, March 26, at
NFCC Testing Center, Building 16, on the Madison campus.
TABE is required for acceptance into vocational/technical pro-
grams. Photo ID required. Pre-registration is required. Info/reg-
istration: 850-973-9451.

March 27
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, l1arch 27, 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. Info/reg-
istration: 850-973-9451.


Register now!
March 27-May 1
Finding Your Way
After the Loss of a Mate
Haven Hospice offers "Finding Your Way After the Loss of a
Mate" where members meet to express feelings and thoughts
and to gain an understanding of grief and its impact on their
lives. A six-week group will meet from 3-4:30 p.m., Tuesdays,
March 27-May 1. Location to be announced. Info/registration:
Jennifer Warren, LCSW, 386-752-9191.

March 29
NFCC will conduct
College Placement Tests (CPT)


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North Florida Community College will conduct College
Placement Tests (CPT) on computer on at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30
p.m., Thursday, March 29, in the NFCC Testing Center, Build-
ing 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.

Register now!
Deadline March 30
"Humming Bird Challenge" fossil dig
Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville is accept-
ing registration for "Hummingbird Challenge III," its 16th an-
nual fossil dig at the Thomas Farm in Gilchrist County to be
held Tuesday-Sunday, April 10-15. Museum staff and partici-
pants join in excavating 18-million-year-old fossils of many
species, including alligators, tortoises, horses, birds, bats and
lizards. Registration required. Event includes evening lectures
by fossil experts, guided morning nature walks and all meals.
Registration deadline is Friday, March 30 and space is limited.
Cost is $210 per person for two nights; additional nights are
$60 per person. Info/registration: 352-392-1721, ext. 464,
dws@flmnh.ufl.edu.

Register now!
March 31
Camp Safe Haven
Haven Healing Hearts Camp Safe Haven will be held from
9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, March 31 at Camp Montgomery,
88 SE 75th St., Starke. The day camp is designed for youth
ages six to 12 who have experienced the loss of a loved one.
Cost: Free and open to the public; lunch and snack provided.
Contact: Nina Powell, 352-692-5100 or toll-free 800-727-
1889.

Register now!
Deadline March 31,
Ten Star All Star Basketball Camp
and Bryan Adrian Basketball Camp
Ten Star All Star Basketball Camp registration is now open.
Deadline to apply March 31. The camp is by invitation only.
Boys and girls, ages 10-19, are eligible to apply. Locations in-
clude: Florida: Babson Park and Georgia: Atlanta. Registration
is also open for the 29th Annual Bryan Adrian Summer Basket-
ball Camp for boys and girls, ages 6-18, are eligible.
Info/brochures: 704-373-0873.


Buy tickets now!
March 31
93.7 K COUNTRY Jamboree
93.7 K COUNTRY Jamboree featuring Brad Paisley and
Phil Vassar and three acts to be announced at a later date will
be held from 2 p.m.-into the evening,,Saturday,March -
'Alachua County Fairgrounds; Cost: Advance tickets $55 or $70
at the door; Note: Tickets available thru Ticketmaster; proceeds
benefit Shands Children's Hospitals, Info: 352-338-6704,
www.countrymusic4kids.com.

March 31
Lee Day
Lee Day will be held Saturday, March 31 at City Hall, at the
intersection of CR 255 and US 90, Lee. Darrell Meadows will
emcee the days. Country duo Heart to Heart will entertain.
Teddy McMullen, Elvis impersonator. Pancake and sausage
breakfast begins the days events. Handmade articles, quilts and
artwork, home-baked cakes, coffee, cold drinks, cookies, draw-
ing for a quilt, pet show, tour McMullen Homestead, story-
teller, hand made instruments, food booths for lunch, exhibits,
model airplane show, Confederate soldiers display, smoke-
house, parade, train ride for children, etc. Info: 850-971-5867.

Make reservations now!
March 31
Sock Hop
A Sock Hop will be held (after the Lee Day Festival) at 7
p.m., Saturday, March 31 in the Old Lee School Gym. Music:
50s-60s; DJ: Lynn Ratliff; 18 and older; Admission: $5 per
person; $3 if dressed for 50s; Baby-sitting offered by Dawn's
Kinder Academy for a charge. Info/reservations: 850-971-
5867, City Hall, Monday-Friday, 8 a;m.-5 p.m.

April 12
Fun with Fiber "Spindle Spinning"
High Springs Farmers' Market will continue its series by
Lynn Ann Lassen, "Fun with Fiber," from 2- 6 p.m., Thursday,
Feb. 8. Lassen will present "Spindle Spinning" assisted by Elle
Hogan of Trenton. The Market is located in James Paul Park in
downtown High Springs and has access and parking from
Main Streetat NW 2nd Avenue and from NW 1st Avenue, US
27, at City Hall, 110 NW 1st Avenue: It features locally pro-
duced fresh fruits and vegetables, plants, trees, shrubs, flowers,
jams, jellies, baked goods and many other agricultural prod-
ucts. Info: 386-454-3950 or www.city.highsprings.com.

April 12
Child Abuse Signs and
Symptoms workshop
Suwannee/Lafayette Task Force will host "Child Abuse


Signs and Symptoms" at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 12 at Suwan-
nee Regional Library. Info: Karen Woulf, 386-984-0056,
kkwoulf@peds.ufl.edu.

Sponsorships and
tickets available!
April 14
Fund-raiser to benefit Haven Hospice
Fund-raiser featuring live Zydeco music, Cajun cuisine, and
auctions of celebrity-decorated gator art pieces will be held at
6 p.m., Saturday, April 14 at Rembert Farm in Alachua to ben-
efit Haven Hospice; Note: Tickets and sponsorship information
are available; Info: 352-271-4662, or log onto www.vi-
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Spirit of Suwannee Music Park

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Concerts and Events
March 3 Spring Fling Gaiage Sale
March 9-11 Best of America By Horseback Tiail
Ride!
March 10 Sun Country Jamboree
March 15-17 Spirit of the Bluegrass Festival!
March 16-17 Women in the Outdoors Hosted by
The National Turke. Federation
March 22-25 Suwannee SpringFest!
March 29-31 5th Annual Rock-N-Wheels...
Presented by Gaines% ille Harley Davidson
April 13-4 WaneeFest!
April 19-21 Suwannee River Jam
April 27-28 Paralounge Drum Circle
May 5 Saturdays on the Suwannee
May 12 Kiwanis Rat Race
May 19 Saturdays on the Suwannee
May 19-20 Unite '07 River Run Truck -
Car & Bike Show'
May 25-28 Memorial Day. Get-a-wa\
June 2 Saturdays on the Suwannee
June 9 Sun Country Jamboree
June 13-16 Spring Jubilee
June 23 Saturdays on the Siun annee
June 29-
July 1 4th of July Get-a-\wav
July 7 Sun Country Jamboiee
July 14 Satuidays on the Suwannee
July 21 Saturdays on the Suwarnnee
July 28 Saturdays on the Suwannee
Aug. 4 Sizzlin Garage Sale
Aug. 11 Sun Country Jamboree
Aug. 18 Saturdays on the Suwannee
Aug. 25 Saturdays on the Suwannee
Aug. 31-
Sept. 3 Labor Day Picnic
Sept. 8 Indian Artifact Show\ & Knapp in
Sept. 8 Sun Countrn Jamboree
Sept. 15 Saturdays on the Suwannee
Sept. 22 Saturdays on the Su\ annee
Sept. 29 Saturdays on the Suwannee
Oct 3-6 Fall Jubilee
Oct. 11-13 Furst Automoti e & Cycle Fall
Motorcycle Rally
Oct. 26-28 MagnoliaFest
Nov. 2-7 Way Down Upon the
Suwannee Trail Ride
Nov. 10 Sun Countrn Jamboree
Nov. 10 Operation Christmas Child
Motorcycle Run
Nov. 12-19 Operation Christmas Child
Shoebox Collection


Suwannee Valley Humane Society


Suwannee Valley Humane
Society, 1156 SE Bisbee
Loop, Madison, FL 32340.
Directions: Two miles south
of Lee off CR 255; from 1-
10 Exit 262; take CR 255
north 1/2 mile, follow the
signs.
Suwannee Valley Humane
Society is a limited space
shelter (no kill) and depends
on adoptions to free avail-
able space. A drop-off dona-
tion is required for any ani-
mal brought to the shelter.
You must check with us pri-
or to bringing a drop-off an-
imal to the shelter. Hours:
Tuesday- Saturday, 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m., or by appoint-
ment. Visit our Web site and
see the homeless animals
who need a really good
home at
www.geocities.com/Suwan-
neehs, or e-mail us at
suwanneevalley@earthlink.n
et.
Adoption fee of $50 in-
cludes spay/neuter, deworm-
ing, heartworm/feline
(leukemia) testing and ra-
bies shot. Please visit the
shelter, the animals would
love to meet you. The shel-
ter also offers optional mi-
cro-chipping when you
adopt for $10 more.
If you have lost a pet or
found one, the humane soci-
ety will help you find your
pet. Call us at 850-971-
9904 or toll-free at 866-
236-7812. Leave a message
if they are closed, your call
will be returned. Remember
to always call your local an-
imal control or shelters if
you have a lost or found an-


ew (yepw


imal.
They really appreciate do-
nations; they couldn't oper-
ate without them. Donations
are the heart and soul of
thrift shop income. Please
consider bringing them do-
nations of clothes, house-
hold goods, furniture and
toys. They ask that all dona-
tions be in good condition;
otherwise, they cannot sell
them. Thank you!
Volunteers are wanted and
needed four hours a week on
the day of your choice. Call
to learn more. People are al-
ways needed to hold, pet,
love and walk the homeless
animals at the shelter, so if
you can't adopt you can al-
ways 'come help in many
other ways.
Newspapers and alu-
minum cans recycled: They
have a recycle newspaper
bin at 305 Pinewood Drive,
Live Oak, just west of John-
son's Appliance/Radio
Shack. They also collect
aluminum cans to recycle,
just bring them to the shel-
ter. All the money goes to.
help the homeless animals.
NOTE: TheSuwannee
County Fair is coming again
and we will have a booth.
We hope you stop by and
see us and the furry friends
again this year. The fair
dates are March 30-April 7
and we will also be at Lee
Day on March 31 come join
us and have lots of fun. Our
Annual Spring Fling is com-
ing up in May. Keep watch-
ing for details.
Featured animals for
adoption:


DOGS:
3136-JANET-3 1/2
months old, Lab/mix, fe-
male, black and has been
spayed. Loves to play.,
3137-CRISSY-3 1/2
months old, Lab/mix, fe-
male, black with white on
her chest and has been
spayed. She is very playful.
3140-JAELYNN-11
months old, mixed breed, fe-
male, white and reddish
brown and has been spayed.
She is a very nice dog.
3142-HARLEY- 10 weeks
old, Chow/mix, male, brown
with an all black face and
has been neutered. He is a
lovable puppy.
3143-SASSY-1 1/2 years
old, Bensji/Terrier mix, fe-
male, black and white and
has been spayed. She is
housebroken, good with oth-
er animals.
CATS:
3115-GUNNY-5 month
old, Tabby, female, tabby
colored with a spot on her
nose that is white. She is
. good with children 6 and up.
She has been spayed.
3116-BUNNY-5 months
old, Tabby. She has, been
spayed, is good with chil-
dren 6 and up.
3117-IZZY-5 months old,
Tabby with painted toes,
male and has been neutered.
He is good with children 6
and up.
2733-SYLVIA-2 years, 8
months old, Tabby, female,
white and gray and has been
spayed. She is very affec-
tionate and is good with
children.
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cial cat and you can adopt
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gets lost.
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special kitty. She is 3 years
old and is a black and gray
Tabby. She does not like
children but, would make a
wonderful companion for
and older person. She does
have to have special food. If
there is an older person,
who would love to have this
cat, she can be adopted for a
special price of $25. Come
in and see her.
LOST AND FOUND
ANIMALS:
FOUND CAT:
Found a black and white
(mostly white), male about
15 pounds came into her
yard at 165th Road in Live
Oak. He is very large and
friendly, loves people. He
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An estimated 234,460
new cases of prostate can-
cer occurred in the United
States last year, making
prostate cancer the most
frequently diagnosed can-
cer in men. Not only that,
but with an estimated
27,350. deaths in 2006,
prostate cancer is a leading
cause of cancer death in
men, second only to lung
cancer.
Inspired by these devas-
tating statistics, the Ameri-
can Cancer Society devel-
oped a support program for
men and women with an in-
terest in prostate cancer to
discuss, learn and be sup-
ported throughout their ex-
perience with prostate can-
cer in a comfortable, com-
munity environment. This
program is called Man to
Man, which provides free
individual and group sup-
port, as well as the oppor-
tunity to educate, and advo-
cate to their communities
about prostate cancer is-
sues. These meetings are
held every month in vari-
ous locations and refresh-
ments are generally provid-
ed. Both men and women
are invited to attend.
The Man to Man meet-
ings in the North Central
Area schedule: Lake City:
second Tuesday of each
month, 7 p.m., Lake City
Medical Center, 1-75 at US
90 exit} Gainesville: sec-
ond Tfiuesday of each
month, 7 p.m., Winn-Dixie
Hope Lodge, 2121 SW 16th
Street; Dowling Park: sec-
ond Thursday of each
month, 7 p.m., Copeland
Community Center in Ad-
vent Christian Village; and
Ocala: fourth Wednesday
of each month, 7 p.m.,
Urology Center of Florida,
3201 SW 34th Street.
For information on this
or any program of the
American Cancer Society


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free 800-ACS-2345 or visit
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During a woman's pregnancy, she wants to make sure that she and her baby are healthy and 5: AFP Plus (multiple marker screening and triple test): Performed during the 15th and 17th
remain that way until the fetus reaches full term. That entails eating healthier and taking week of pregnancy, AFP Plus is,a noninvasive and routine maternal blood screening test (with
prenatal vitamins, getting enough rest, regularly visiting the doctor, and possibly undergoing a no risks or side effects) that looks for genetic disorders by identifying the levels of three
variety of prenatal tests. specific substances:
Prenatal tests can detect many problems that may occur during a pregnancy including AFP (alpha-fetoprotein) a protein that is normally produced by the fetus
infections, viruses and birth defects. Done at specific stages of a pregnancy, they provide vital
health information so that both mother and baby can receive the best care possible. HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) a hormone produced within the placenta
Obviously, prenatal tests have their advantages, but some are not always accurate and may Estriol an estrogen produced by both the fetus and the placenta
carry risks. Some may cause "false positive" results, indicating that the fetus has an ,
abnormality *rhen, in fact, it does not. Others have a slight chance of causing a miscarriage. This test only notes that a mother is at risk of carrying a baby with a genetic disorder and
Some are done routinely and others are optional. That's why it's important to discuss the may have "false positive" results. All pregnant womenshould be offered the AFP Plus test, but
procedures with your doctor so you are fully aware of the risks involved. If any test shows it is highly recommended for women who have a family history of birth defects, are 35 years
abnormal results, the American Pregnancy Association (APA) strongly recommends seeking or older, have used possible harmful medications or drugs during pregnancy, have diabetes and
second opinions to rule out possible testing errors. use insulin, had a viral infection during pregnancy or have been exposed to high levels of
radiation.
Here is a guide to some of the tests available.
6. Amniocentesis: A diagnostic test performed during the 15th and 18th week of pregnancy,
1. Urine Test (urinalysis): Done routinely as part of prenatal care during first prenatal exam or following an abnormal triple test result, to detect chromosome abnormalities (i.e. Down
and then frequently during subsequent prenatal visits. Used to assess bladder or kidney syndrome or Trisomy 21), neural tube defects (i.e. spina bifida) and genetic disorders (i.e.
infections, diabetes, dehydration and preeclampsia by screening for high levels of sugars, cystic fibrosis) with 98-99 percent accuracy. It does not measure the severity of these disorders
proteins, ketones and bacteria. and may cause miscarriage even though it's considered a safe procedure. According to the
Mayo Clinic, the procedure is performed approximately 200,000 times a year, and the risk of
2. Blood Test: Done routinely as part of prenatal care during first prenatal exam. Used to miscarriage ranges from 1 in 400 to 1 in 200, depending on how frequently it is performed at
assess blood type, Rh factor, glucose, iron and hemoglobin levels. Also used to assess the facility being used.
immunity to rubella, any sexually transmitted diseases, or a toxoplasmosis infection (a
parasitic disease that affects pregnant women). Can also be used to diagnose certain genetic Amniocentesis may also be used in the third trimester if membranes have ruptured
diseases including cystic fibrosis, sickle-cell anemia and Tay-Sachs disease. prematurely to assess for uterine infections, to help determine the severity of fetal anemia in
babies with Rh disease, and to help a physician determine whether the fetus requires blood
3. Ultrasound (sonogram): Anon-invasive procedure that uses high-frequency sound waves transfusions. It may also be done shortly before delivery to assess baby's lung maturity.
to scan a woman's abdomen and pelvic cavity, creating a picture (sonogram) of the baby and
placenta It confirms normal fetal development and diagnoses potential problems. Poses no risk Amniocentesis involves collecting a sample of amniotic fluid through a needle that is
to the mother or developing fetus and may be performed at any point during pregnancy. inserted into the abdomen to the placenta. Although extremely rare, it is possible for the needle
Frequency varies depending on your doctor. Additional ultrasounds will be ordered if an to come in contact with the baby. Precautions are taken by using a sonogram to guide the
abnormialt. or pregnancy-related problem is suspected. needle away from the baby.
4. Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS): An invasive diagnostic test that detects chromosome 7. Glucose screening: A blood test given between the 24th and 28th week of pregnancy to
abnormalities (i.e. Down syndrome) and'Qther genetic disorders (i.e. cystic fibrosis) with 98 to check for gestational diabetes, a high blood sugar condition that some women get during
99 percent accuracy, but does not measure tie severity of these disorders. pregnancy. Pregnant women are most at risk for gestational diabetes if they: have had the
disorder during an earlier pregnancy, have previously delivered a very large baby, are over age
The procedure involves removing chorionic villi cells from the placenta by using an 35, have high blood pressure or are greatly overweight. Those with parents or siblings who
ultrasound to guide a thin catheter through the cervix to the placenta. Recommended if either have diabetes are also at risk.
partner has a family medical history that reveals potential risks.
This is not a painful test, but a long one. After drinking a sugary solution, a blood sample is
Usually performed between nine and 12 weeks of pregnancy, one miscarriage can occur out taken an hour later to check the level of sugar in the blood. A positive result doesn't
of every 100 procedures performed. The Mayo Clinic reports a one percent chance of getting necessarily mean gestational diabetes is present. A second, more definitive exam called a
"false positive" results. glucose tolerance test (GTT) must be taken to confirm. Source: American Pregnancy
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Beautiful property, 50 acres MOL, with 3 mobile homes (2 double wides and
1 singlewide). A 40x40 metal barn, and a metal pole barn for hay storage with fenced
and crossfenced pastures make this ideal for a 'mall horse farm or cattle operation.
Pastures have Tiff 9 and Coastal bermuda. Some very large majestic oak trees
provide cool shade and the property has a small spring fed pond. MLS: 56986


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financing on tris tract in North
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an offer on Ihis tract could be
developed into a ranch, larm
or five acre tracts MLS#
54690 $650,000.
487 acres MOL Great hunting
in North Florida. Very private
and secluded, backs up to
4000 acres of hunting
timberland. Very convenient
to 1.10 and Tallahassee. Call
for more details. $18,900 per
acre


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"' 1105 HOWARD ST. W., LIVE OAK
J.W. HILL 386-362-3300
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Bahia, fenced and cross fenced. Ranch
style home, 3/2, horse and hay barns.
MLS 55441 Call Janet Creel 386-755-
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Lake City, Florida 32055
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NEW FOR SPRING! New construction SPRING GRDEN b acres wiih bnck
with 4 large bedrooms, 2 baths, open and II.,-. 7, leturcni cerami tiln ar.J
airy design: Shop and compare! MLS l. .,t.' Fer.ced .nd tosi fenced L.:, .i
56685 S199,900 Call Sharon Selder 386- room for a spring vegetable garden. MLS
365-1203 55555 Call Sharon Selder'386-365-1203
LAND AND MORE!
8 ACRES Near the Dive Springs. Secluded, MLS 55019 Call Sharon Selder 386-365-
private. Older mobile home 2/2 "as is" 1203
ML 530275 Call Linda Roddenberry 386- 5 ACRES Board fencing, corner location,
590-0275 private school nearby, homes only. MLS
10.13 ACRES Enjoy the solitude and the 57595 Call Janet Creel 386-755-0466
stars in this country setting. MLS 51181
Call Bryan Smithey 386-965-2922 17 ACRES 2006 Doublewide, JUST
REDUCED! Pasture and open woodland.
5 ACRES Beautiful spot for your home or Bring the horses! MLS 55458 Call Jack
mobile home. Country life calling you? Rankin 386-961-1605


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located on Hwy 51 just before the badge in Mayo. Very pubic boat ramp. Quiet neighborhood. Good school
convenient to town and walking distance to the system. Additional adjacent lots available. Utilities
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paved road frontage can be sours for onl\ $100,000. On the
corner of 104th Street and I 7til Road. thiss parcel is cleared unhh
some Irees Less than 10 minutes to Li\e Oak yet Iar enouilh
out to enio% counter, li 'ing (Call Nelda Haiclher 6S,-9806l6(7
MLSH155(31
5 ACRES list minutes Iromn t n Priacy plus beautiful pecan
& oak trees \\ould make a beautiful home-iie,. This lot i
fenced and already has a ,tell on it. Don't ts- thi e. wone, wo.'i
last long at $3.41-L.)i.i Call [r in Dees 362- 026. NMLS#57121
COMPLETELY RENO\ ATED! 4 2 horte near lown. ide.il it,
raise a family large oak trees. rinet floors and much mi!,o
S200.000 Call Ale wander Gonzalez. 209-1-0572 rNLS#5"'SlS
COUNTRY HONME for ,ou to Iit.e and relax in. Tins 3 2 home
has nev. carpet, all ne.. appliances, and ii near the Suv.annee
Ri\er Public Boat Ramp Perfect for a family that %%ants it)i ct
a3ia, tromn tihe ci', life' i'5,00i) Call B lc [ekula. 914-761-l
51171 MK LSt;"-t2ht"
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froinlage 2 cai ujrag.. 2 kitchenll. formal li ,ing and diniilnl .
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Pinedai. 6S-2'65, MLS45fSS5
River Dowling... Lol 15. 2 ac. ,.%,:oded pa\ed road. no
restrictions, near retiremenie t .llage -145,01.10. Call (ilendai
McCall. 201.-52-44-1. MLS51,-74


LOOKING tfor some investment property 55 acres great
location. Go check it out. Asking $415.000 Call Cheri-, Sellers.
s0l-40,s ILS#52"65

IF YOUl.1.ANT -1 wooded acres that is peace and quile Ihen
tils p.iriel 1i for \ou This lot would be ideal lo thit home or
mobile home of lour dreams Not too far iom irudBrilnfd .mid
SiwaintrIee Ri.er. 150.000 Call Ivin Dec,. 2s.--142i.

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crpoti'il \! 4. 24.-11 central heated and cooled \\orksh.p ,. ill
It)i i ceilings and a concrete floor $i14).t100 Call Sh.i'lleCl
MIcCall. iS-"563 MLS#5772i)
NICE 87 ACRES NIOL. Partial\ wooded. inosil\ c itI..er
Could casil:, be cleared for a farm or pastItre T'..o mobile
lhitc.%i n ,the properIn are nice aniid clean, but older No '. -liC i
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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) Commercial: 11.79 ac +/-
with approx. 540 ft. on US 129
with a multipurpose central
heat & air condition
commercial bldg. cont. approx.
21,800 sq. ft. under roof ample
paved parking. Good location
excellent commercial potential.
$1,920,000.
(2) Saddle Club: Nice four
acre tract in grass with
scattered trees fenced. Good
buy @ $49,950 terms.
(3) Off US 27: 80 acres planted
pines in a cropland site 16
years old, on good county
road, good buy at $11,000 per,
acre.
(4) Off CR 250: 10 acres
partially Wood. Approved well
& septic tank. Good County
Road $11,000 per acre.
(5) Branford area: 15 acres in
good cropland, with county
roads and fence on three sides.
Excellent location near US 27
& US 129. Reduced to $10,995
per acre
(6) Hamilton Co: 1/2 acre tract
on CR 148 with a 3/2 CH/AC
mobile home in good
condition, kitchen furnished.
$48,500.
(7) Off CR-349: Two acre
wooded corner lot near.Royal
Springs. Good bui at $19,900.
(8) 167th Rd.: 3 Bedroom, 2
baths CH/AC brick with
garage. kitchen furnished. 2
ac. homesile. Reduced to
$149,900.
(9) Off Central Rd.: 10 acres in
grass fenced, scattered trees,
survey $85,000. Good Buy.
(10) Hamilton County: Two
nice wooded acres on (CR 150
paved rd) Priced to sell at
$16,500. Terms.
(11) Off CR49: 40 acres in
Coastal Bermuda grass on
good 1/4 mile on county road.
$10,900 per acre.


(12) Off US 129 South: Five
acres partially fenced scattered
trees & grass. Good land home
tract. $49,950.
(13) Suwannee River: One acre
wooded tract on paved road
with 107 ft. on water, elevation
survey buildable, good buy @
$72,000.
(14) Falmouth Area: five acre
tract with a 2 bedroom, 1 bath
singlewide mobile home, 8x20
shop. $84,500.
(15) Hamilton Co.: CR 158, 5
acres in grass with a few trees.
Seller will furnish survey.
$74,900.
(16) Jasper, FL: Vickers Court
4/3 CH/AC brick home with
kitchen furnished, garage
approx. 2,100 sq. ft. under
roof. $196,000.
(17) Off CR 349: 10 acres
wooded with CH&AC log
home with 30'x40' pole barn,
kitchen furnished, washer &
dryer, 10'x12' storage. Good
area. Reduced to $215,000.
(18) Dowling Park: 5. acre
wooded on paved road,
$59,900.
(19) 121st Street: 90 acres in
good coastal Bermuda. Old
homesite with pecan trees, 4"
well, etc. Good area $11,550
per acre.
(20) Near City: 3 bedroom, 2
bath CH/AC brick home cont.
approx. 1600 sq. ft. under roof.
Kitchen furnished, washer &
dryer, 2 car detached garage,
10'x20' storage, 3/4 ac. lot.
Priced to sell @ $145,000.
(21) Suwannee River: 2 lots
with 230 ft. on the water on
good county road near a good
boat ramp. $105,000 for the
pair, owner will divide.
(22) Suwannee Valley Estates:
4 acres wooded on good county
road. $35,000. 311-F


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Lost & Found
FOUND LG MALE CAT-WHITE
Black cap on head and black on tail.
Just off CR 51 and 252. ,
Near Philadelphia Baptist Church.
386-776-2995
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Case with CDs.
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Special Notices
CRAFTERS & VENDORS NEEDED
FOR PUBLIC HORSE
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EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

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Don't want to wait?
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is now offering our quality
Exam Prep Classes, day/eve, in
Lake City. Class sizes limited.
Next class 02/26/07.
Call 386-755-4401

Computer
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warranty.
40 Gig HDD, XP Pro OS, 512 MB
Ram, Internet ready. Loaded with
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utilities pro. and 128 MB video
gaming card. $225.00. Also have
Pent III for sale starting at $110.00
386-362-1842.

Secondary
CAN YOU DIG IT? Heavy Equipment
School. 3wk training program.
Backhoes, Bulldozers, Trackhoes.
Local job placement. Start digging
dirt Now. Call 866-362-6497 or 888-
707-6886


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LOST AN ANIMAL? WANT TO
ADOPT? Call Suwannee County
Animal Control at 386-208-0072. M-F
from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Pets for Sale
GERMAN SHORT HAIRED POINTERS
Purebred. POP Good disposition,
beautiful dogs, highly intelligent.
Available in couple weeks. $500 386-
938-4422 or 407-908-0643




0ARCULTURE
Livestock
FirstDay
LIVE STOCK FOR SALE
Angus and Angus Cross Calves
Also 2 yr. old Cracker Cow,
bread heifer.
386-963-3500 or 386-365-1352

FirstDay
TEN HEAD OF HOMEGROWN open
heifers. Angus/Angus Cross. 14 mo.
old. 386-330-2302 Live Oak.


Farm Equipment
FirstDay
FARM EQUIPMENT
Square baler, like new.
Small, 2 horse trailer.
386-963-3500 or 386-365-1352


Building Materials
LUMBER LIQUIDATORS
HARDWOOD FLOORING from .99
CENTS SQ. FT. Exotics, Oak
Bamboo, Prefinished & Unfinished.
Bellawood w/50 year prefinish, plus
A Lot Morel We Deliver Anywhere, 5
Florida Locations, 800-FLOORING
(356-6746)
METAL ROOFING: SAVE $$$ buy
direct from manufacturer. 20 colors
in stock all accessories. Quick turn
around. Delivery available,' Mention
code #50 352-498-0778 888-393-
0335 www.GulfCoastSupply.com

Electronics
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On-Site & Remote Support, Virus &
Spyware Removal, Hardware &
Software Repair, Network Design &
Setup, Etc. www.Geeksoc.com 1-
866-601-4907 *Ask about Free
Computer Repairs!

Furniture
MEMORY FOAM ALL VISCO New
Orthopedic NASA Mattresses 25
Year Warranty Cost $1995, sell,
$398 Queen; $498 King. All sizes
available. Fast Free Florida Delivery,
Original TempurPedic & Dormia from
$699. Guaranteed Best Price!
Electric Adjustables. 24hours. Toll
free 1-866-476-0289; Store
Numbers: Hillsborough 813-889-
9020; Pinellas 727-525-6500;
Sarasota 941-929-7570; Polk 863-
299-4811; Dade 305-651-0506;
Broward 954-364-4989. Member
BBB. www.mattressdr.com

Miscellaneous
DIRECT FREE 4 Room System!
No Credit Card Required! 250+
Channels! Starts $29.99 Free DVR
or HD Receiver' Also. Dish Network
S1999' Free Mone Cnnrnels! 1.
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Garage/Yard Sales
INDOOR YARD AND BAKE SALE
Feb. 23 & 24 First Advent Christian
Church Fellowship hall Live Oak.
Sponsored by the Seniors Citizens
relay for life team.


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REAL ES-A-E FOR RENT
Apartments
PUBLISHER'S NOTICE
All real estate advertising in this
newspaper is subject to the Fair
Housing Act which makes it illegal to
advertise "any preference, limitation
or discrimination based on race,
color, religion, sex, disability, familial
status .or national origin, or an
intention, to make any such
preference, limitation and
discrimination." Familial status
includes children under the age of 18
living with parents or legal
custodians, pregnant women and
people securing custody of children
under 18.
'This newspaper will not knowingly
accept any advertising for real estate
which is in violation of the law. Our
readers are hereby informed that all
dwellings advertised in this
newspaper are available on an equal


EQUAL ROUSING
OPPORTUNITY
opportunity basis. To complain of
discrimination call HUD toll-free 1-
800-669-9777. The toll-free number
for the hearing impaired is 1-800-
927-9275

Houses for Rent
HOUSE FOR RENT in Mayo.
3Bd/2Ba, with Mother in law suite.
$800.00 mo. 1st and last. Call 386-
294-1349.
FirstDay
HOUSE FOR RENT, unique
2Bd/1Ba and loft. Near Live Oak. No
pets. $750.00 per mo. 1st, Last +
$300.00 Deposit. 386-362-3002

FirstDay
HOUSE IN TOWN OF MAYO
2Br/1Ba, Dining, Laundry &
screened rooms. $525.00/month, 1st,
last & $350.00 security. Credit
references, no pets. Call 386-364-
5985


Vacation Rentals


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
Lucy

SMOKEY MOUNTAIN CABIN
For rent with Trout stream near
Cherokee, NC, also near Gatlinburg,
TN and Dolly Wood. $325.00 week
Call 386-752-0013


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Cell: 386-208-5267, Office 386-364-2828
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10 to 18 acres
available.
Your choice
of acreage.
Most in
planted pines
nearing
maturity.
Great deal at
The feel of living in a tropical paradise! Large 3 bedroom, 2 bath home on 5 acres. Lovely creek runs only $10,900
through. back of yard. Yard is beautiful and well kept. Storage/workshop and much more. Banana trees,
complete the touch. You must see this one. Priced to sell at just $275,370. per acre.
Or Realtor/owner.
The same home is available on 20.1 acres MOL. Enjoy country living at its best! Nice hardwood and older Call 208-5267.
pine on prop. The extra acreage brings you an even better price. Only $456,810.


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Wooded $87,500

White Springs: Wooded 2 Acres on CR 135
Build your dream home or mobile. $35,000


Charming country home on 1 acre in
Suwannee County. 3/2 over 1700 square feet.
Also has garage/workshop.

Paved road, one acre, large barn and older
mh, which will be moved soon. In Suwannee
County, 5 minutes from town.


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White Springs 362,364 Live Oak 397 White
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NEW OFFICE SPACE available for
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386-209-1766
OFFICE WITH 2,100 SQ FT. Located
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REAL ESTATE FOR SALE


Homes for Sale
FIVE ACRES-LOVELY 4BD/2BA
Fresh paint, new appliances and
verticals, laundry room, garage.
Seller may assist with closing cost.
Reduced $29,000 to $290,000.00
386-963-4956.
FLORIDA Barefoot Bay Realty Inc.,
Own your own land. Lots & re-salp
homes available Palm Harbor
Homes. View @
Barefootbayrealty.com 772-663-0064
Barefootrealty@ bellsouth.net, Jack
Grantham, Licensed RE Broker
MOVE TO NORTHFLA.COM Nice
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222-7903
N.C. / GEORGIA MOUNTAINS -
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creeks, rivers, lakes. Pre-
construction discounts. Limited
availability. 1-888-389-3504 x600.
Mobile Homes
Mobile Home for Sale, 4BR/2BTH
1 Acre/ Pecan trees & Grape Arbor
Close to Dowling Park and Prison
Owner finance/Small Down
$750 per month / 866-877-8661
Ext. 510
Vacation Property
A FREE BROCHURE At Western
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BEAUTIFUL SE TENNESSEE
PROPERTIESI You pick! 1'- 200,
acre tracts, wooded, creeks, blulls.
mountain & valley view- George
Hamilton Land & Auction Company,,
TAL1557,1-800-516-'8387.


Mobile Homes

and

Land for sale.

Financed

by owner.

Ask for
Larry Olds.


386-362-2720


BEAUTIFUL TENNESSEE
MOUNTAIN lots, breathtaking views
high atop the Cumberland
Mountains. 5-10 acre tracts. River
access, bluff views, streams, virgin
like forest. Ideal for hunting, fishing
ATV, horseback riding. Near Dale
Hollow Lake, perfect for cabin
vacation home or permanent
residence. Utilities, paved roads.
Great investment or retirement
property Owner financing from
,$29,900. Centrally located near
Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga.
931-839-2968, 888-939-2968
KENTUCKY West Kentucky 300
acres available. World Class Deer
Hunting. Also 2,000 acres available,
rolling hills. Call for more info 270-
556-3576
MOUNTAIN RETREAT $59,900
Beautiful Catskill Mtn land,', 3/hrs
NYC! Awesome views stonewalls,
country road! Ski Windham mins
away! Dream Bldg site!. Terms!
Hurry! 888-925-9277
www.upstateNYland.com


NORTH CAROLINA Charlotte Area
- Home Sales, Rentals, & Land
Sales. While other markets are
cooling, the Charlotte market is red
hot! Philemon Realty 704-906-6165
or www.EquitableForeclosures.com
NORTH CAROLINA Mountain log
homes. Custom built. Easily
finished. 1,217sq.ft. on acre site,
$99,900. 1625sq.ft. on 2acres w/full
basement, .$199,900. Proposed
lake, Great views, paved roads,
utilities, excellent financing. 828-
652-8700
OHIO COUNTRY CABIN By Owner,
carpet, appliances, completely
furnished. Ready to move in to.
Includes land. All this for only
$59,900. Call Lowell 740-260-2267
THE BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAINS OF
N.C. Outstanding views, custom log
homes, creeks, wooded properties,
acreage, mini-farms, Vacation rental
get-a-ways Free brochure. Investors
Realty, Inc. 1-800-497-3334
www.investorsrealtyinc.com

Buildings
JC'S BUILDINGS, GARAGES,'
BARNS, CARPORTS Starting $595.
Galvanized Steel 2 Styles 13
Colors Free installation / quote on
any size Florida certified 10year
warranty available. 386-736-0398; 1-
866-736-7308.
jcscarportsandgarages.com
Acreage


AIKEN SOUTH CAROLINA 5,000
Acres. 26 Miles of Rd. Frontage.
Devei Invy, 1031. Exc. Owner 803-
"640-349 '
BIG RIVER ACREAGE By Owner.
260 -cres. beautiful wooded
property looks down on 3200'
MusiP,,r-gum River Ironlage Hunting,
,bir, wlh :abunjant wildlife. Call
ludayl 740489-9146'.
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FL LAND BARGAIN! 67 ACRES
Only $670,000 Beautiful Oaks, great
pastures, secluded setting. Perfect
for horses! Close to state park &
easy access St. Mary's River. 30
mins Jacksonville FL. Call Now 1-
800-898-4409 x1107.
FLORIDA LAND: Naples / Golden
Gate 350 lots from $34,900. Some
Owner Financing Canal 1-10 acres
1-800-957-6886 Naples Realty
Services, Inc. Dave Huff Team
DaveHuff@aol.com
GA/FL BORDER. Grand Opening
Sale! 20 AQ $99,900 Pay No
Closing Costs 20 wooded acres in
GA. Coastal region. Loaded w/
wildlife. Long rd frontages, utils, new
survey. Subdivision potential.
Excellent financing. Call Now 1-800-
898-4409 x1116.
HUNTER'S PARADISE: 50 acres
for sale in the heart of the chiggers
and ticks hunting club. Just of 27.
Call Broker Julie Cole, Cole & Sharp
Development 352-871-5354.
LAND WHEREYOU LIVE
SUWANNEE LANDING
Offers resort style living in the heart
of original Florida. Amenities include
clubhouse, pool, hot tub, tennis, etc.
Taxiway lots start at $150,000 and
residential lots start at $75,000. Call
386-330-2446 or visit:
www.suwanneelanding.com
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Jasper $46,000 for 4 acres, property
is partly cleared & 6 miles from 1-75
Call .Sandie Danko, Daniel Crapps
Agency, Inc. 386-623-7619
Madison beautiful 6.81 wooded
acres on paved road near Blue
Springs for only $80,000. Call
Sandie Danko, Daniel Crapps
Agency, Inc. 386-623-7619
KENTUCKY 885 beautiful acres.
Incredible hunting, great investment /
1031. $600K+ timber value.
$1750/acre. 498 acres, $1495/acre.
35 acres, riverfront, $99,900. 20acs.
$39,900. 270-791-2538
www.ActionOutfitter.com


LAND FOR SALE
Middle Georgia.
Farm, hunting and timberland.
Call 478-984-4447 or 478-290-6435





















-FOR RENT-
2 or 3 BR
Singlewide
mobile home,
Central H/A.
First month's
rent plus deposit
to move in.
Water, sewer &
garbage included.
No pets.
386-330-2567
324485-F


BUSINESSES SERVICES


FO
RENT|
HUD Vouchers Welcome!
1, 2 & 3 BR HC & Non-HC
Accessible Apartments
<(92abe 0 705 NW Drive, Live Oak, FL
.386-364-7936
TDD/TTY/711
Equal Housing Opportunity -u


MID OHIO ACREAGE 5+ Acres
Excellent building site on gently
rolling property with Gorgeous view.
$19,900 Owqi eFignacing ,,740 -9
9146.
NC LAND: 30acs, possible
pondsite: $189K. 3acs, fields: $27K.
Also, 23acs VA riverfront: $89K.
Near Kerr Lake/ Raleigh. We Fly You
Here! Pictures:
owner@ newbranch.com; 919-693-
8984
SEVEN HUNDRED ACRES in North
Florida. $1200 per acre.
Owner/Agent/Brokers Welcome
www.700acreauction.com
NORTH FLORIDA LAND & HOMES
LAKE CITY, Wide range, of
properties, 30 miles North of
Gainesville. Beautiful area. For
color brochure 800-754-4531
www.northfloridahomeland.com

FirstDay
ONE HUNDRED & FIFTY ACRES
Older home, planted pines, Approx. 7
mi. SW of Live Oak, FL Total price
$1,350,000.00. Ph. 386-362-1143.
PENNINGTON TRAILS
An equestrian oriented development
complete with lighted riding ring,
common stable, gated, and miles pf
riding trails. Five acre tracts start at
$79,900. Call 386-330-2446 or visit
www.penningtontrail.com


FOR RENT-
3BR, 2BA DWMH,
CENTRAL H/A.
FIRST MONTH'S
RENT PLUS
DEPOSIT TO
MOVE IN.
WATER, SEWER
& GARBAGE
INCLUDED.
NO PETS
386-330-2567
324464-F



Double and

single wide

mobile homes

for rent on

their own lots
in the

Live Oak area.

Ask for
Larry Olds.

386-362-2720
324377-F


LAKE WOOD
APARTMENTS IN
LIVE OAK
Quiet country living
2 bedroom duplex.
Call 362-3110.
324475-F


Rentna AsstaSce
1,2, 3, & 4BRHC & Non-
HC Accessible Auartments
C^{tste 0a441 Afuwwi>
705 NW Drive, Live Oak, FL
386-364-7936
TDD/TTY 711
Equal Housing Opportunity -1


POND ACREAGE 2 Acres, excellent TENNESSEE MOUNTAIN
building site, gently rolling property ACREAGE 2 Acre pristine
w/ view of pristine pond. 30 minutes mountaintop building tract w/utilities,
,t qm1Q^ig. C os,9 _L 4oAs. Amenities,
i -Orn -,-6wner -,anet."' 8~' 1--'-o- -'cbuse.-.- Only $39,900.
7125. : 1 Owner Financing.- 800-550-5263
S..AROINAA ..A ay ,5 au min va,, ....on_


S. CAROLINA ACREAGE By
Owner, 2 acres; beautiful building
tract w/view of pristine pond on
gently rolling property. Near
Columbia SC. $24,900. Low Down,
Owner Financing. 803-473-7125
SOUTH CAROLINA Custom Built
Home. 4BR on 3.5 Acres. 2
Streams. 150' of water frontage
w/boat slip on Lake Hartwell.
$425,000. By Owner. 1-864-353-
4696
TIMBERLAND SALE GA, NC, SC,
VA. Rivers, Creeks, Streams, Hills,
Bottoms, Level! Excellent
opportunities to invest in land. 404-
362-8244 St. Regis Paper Co.
www.stregispaper.com
SOUTH CENTRAL FLORIDA.
Owner Says Sell! 5 Acres $99,000
50% Below Recent Certified
Appraisal. Unbelievable opportunity
to own 5 acres of meadows & woods
in excellent location. 50% Off recent
appraisal! Great financing Call now
1-866-352-2249 x 1098.


FirstDay
SUWANNEE COUNTY
4.4 AC, Live Oak. FL. $64,900
LAFAYETTE COUNTY
10 AC, North of Mayo $89,900
OWNER FINANCING
1-941-778-7980/7565
www.landcallnow.com


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WOODED 10 ACRES with 3 acres ol
blueberries. Lots of timberland
surrounds this deer haven. White
Springs area near Suwannee River,
Stephen Foster Park.
8.8 ACRES w/ Mobile Home. near
Live Oak off E. Hwy 90. Private &
secluded. Square shaped &
completely fenced.
41.5 ACRES Pasture and hay field
some oaks and pines, Columbia
County. Call Jane S. Usher Licensed
R.E. Broker 386-755-3500 or 386-
365-1352

Residential Wanted
ANGELO BUYS HOUSES Cash
any condition. Handyman, fire,
distressed, vacant, occupied.
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362-1734 CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE 1-800-525-4182


Dear Classified Guys,
There it was, right in the help wanted
section. A job I finally liked It was
close to home and perfect for my
experience. I was sure to get it. I
brushed up my resume and mailed it
immediately. After a few days, I
called the HR Manager to make sure
he got it. That's when he told me
they were reviewing resumes and
would be scheduling interviews. All I
had to do was wait for a phone call.
After a week, I grew concerned. I
called the HR Manager again and left
a voice mail, but still no return call. A
few days later I even stopped by, but
the secretary told me I should wait to
hear from them. It's been over two
weeks and still nothing! I don't
understand why they don't call.
Don't they know I'm the right
person for the job? I can
start immediately. What's
wrong with these companies? U

Carry: We're guessing the com-
pany hasn't realized you're the perfect
person for the job just yet!
Cash: You have to remember, there's a
fine line between being persistent and
being annoying. Although we commend
your tenacity, contacting the employer
three times in a row could have scared


CuLSSIRED






Duane "Cash" Holze
& Todd "Carry" Holze


him off.
Carry: In this case, you need to let the
process take its course. Some companies
can take weeks or even months to fill a
job position. It's also possible they adver-
tised the job to collect resumes for the
future. Some companies use an ad to feel
out the job market and benchmark the
salaries they're paying their employees.
Cash: Since you took the time to
"brush up" your resume, let it speak on
your behalf. If your experience is truly
"perfect" for the position, then the com-
pany will recognize it.
Carry: One follow-up telephone call is
typically acceptable. In cases of smaller
companies, you may even be able to


have a telephone interview and leave a
lasting impression. However, badgering
the Human Resources Manager with
voice mail and personal visits is not
going to help you get the position.
Cash: You should also consider that
your resume may still need some work.
Before applying for other positions, have
someone review it to see if there are any
areas you can improve.
Carry: Although this job may have
seemed perfect, remember that there are
always more opportunities. It's always
best to apply to multiple jobs and expand
your possibilities. You never know, your
dream job may be just a classified ad
away. .


Resume 101
Ever wonder how employers sift
through a large pile of resumes? A recent
study by The Association ofJob Search
Trainers may offer some insight. Their
survey found that 59% of employers
spend between 1 to 5 minutes initially
reviewing a resume. Almost 17% spend
less than one minute. In the study, less
than one-half of all the resumes received
fell into a "good" or "excellent" category.
The common mistakes were poor layout,
lack of a realistic career objective, skills
that didn't match the employer's needs or
being too wordy.
Touch Tone
Whether it's following up on a job
interview or just hearing from a friend,
most people appreciate a telephone call.
However, prior to October 1, 2003, many
individuals were getting worn out from
telemarketers calling their home during
dinnertime. New legislation made it ille-
gal for most telemarketers to call a num-
ber listed on the national Do Not Call
Registry. However, some charities, polit-
ical organizations or telephone surveys
are exempt from the policy. To register
your telephone number, visit
www.donotcall.gov.
Got a question, funny story? Let us hear it.
Leave a message toll-free at (888) 242-3644.


Respectable
After my last job interview, I real-
ized how difficult it can be to earn the
respect of your co-workers. On the
interview, I met a Human Resource
Director named Jim. As we walked
into his office, I noticed the engraved
sign on his door that read, "I'M THE
BOSS!"
Trying to make conversation, I
pointed it out. He joked that when
people start getting too relaxed around
the office, he likes to remind them-
who's in charge.'
After a few questions, we took a
tour of the company. Upon.arriving
back at his office, we found a note
posted below his 'I'm the boss' sign.
To his surprise, it read, "Jim, your
wife called. She x\anls her sign back!"
\ (Tlhanks 1o Bany 'G)



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EMPLOYMENT
Help Wanted
ATTENDANTS
Five positions available, complete
training provided to perform janitorial
services in Suwannee/Hamilton
area. Need dependable,
transportation; able to lift 35 lbs.
Uniforms provided. ADA/EOE/Drug
Free Workplace. Apply in person at:
Comprehensive Community
Services, Inc., 506 S. Ohio Avenue,
Live Oak, FL 32064
BOOKKEEPER
Location: Suwannee County
Administrative Office.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The
incumbent will process financial
transactions of the organization on
the General Ledger computer
system, perform audit and checking
functions in accordance with
instructions, issue vendor payments,
and travel reimbursements as
necessary and prepare and issue
financial reports as directed.

Submit Resume to: Suwannee River
Economic Council, Inc., P.O. Box 70,
Live Oak, FL 32064
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Persons with disabilities are
encouraged to apply for employment.
Should special accommodations be
necessary, please call 386-362-4115
- Voice/TDD.

Deadline for Receipt of Resume:.
Open
FirstDay
C.N.A.
Full time 6 AM-2PM position. Also,
full time 10PM-6AM position.
Requirement of excellent attendance
and performance histories. Seeking
friendly team player. Smaller, modern
facility with good work atmosphere.
Coniaci. Jennifer Richardson,
Lala.,'ee Health Care Center, 512 W.
Main Si. Mayo, Fl. 386-294-3300


LPN or RN NEEDED
7P 7A
WITH BENEFITSIll
Suwannee Health Care Center
1620 E. Helvenston St.
Live Oak, FL 32064
Please Contact Angela Akins or
Amelia Tompkins at 386-362-7860
C.N.A. NEEDED
Full Time with Benefits
3pm.- 11pm
Call Angela Akins
At 386-362-7860
OrApplyat-'
Suwannee Health Care Center
1620 E. Helvenston Street
Live Oak, FL 32064
EOE/D/V/M/F
FirstDay
CABINET FINISHER (spray lacquer,
etc.) For Cabinet Shop in Mayo, FL.
Located at corner of Hwy 27 and CR
53 (Buckville) Calli Bell Woodworks at
386-294-2813.
CASE MANAGER WANTED
Dealing with at risk youths. BA
required, related MH / Crimino!ogy,
organizational skills and experience
a must. Fax resume to 386-755-.
1486.
FirstDay
CDL TRUCK DRIVERWANTED
2 yrs.. experience, clean driving
record, Please contact Preferred
Pine Straw ask for Melanie or
Melissa at 386-935-2773
CDL-A DRIVERS OTR & Local
Positions. Bonus every 6 months,
Great Benefits, New Equipment. 2
yrs Trc-tir & Tanker endorsement.
Apply at oakleytransport.com or 1-
877-882-6537
DIRECT SUPPORT
PROFESSIONALS
Part time and lull time positions.
Required high school diploma or
GED. 2 years minimum experience in
education, child care, medical,
psychiatric, nursing fields or working
with people with developmental
disabilities. Apply in person at:
Comprehensive Community
Services, 506 S. Ohio Ave., Live
Oak.


CLERICAL
Different Positions Available, All
Levels. Fax Resume to 386-755-
7911 or Call 386-755-1991, for an
app. Wal-Staf Personnel
COLLECTION SITE ATTENDANT

Suwannee County is currently
accepting applications for a
Collection Site Attendant position. An
employee allocated in this position
ensures that refuse entering the
collection center is acceptable and
,that .-sufficient area for. disposal. iis,.
continuously available. Ensures that
proper procedures are followed in
disposal. Performs routine cleaning
of the site. Minimum qualifications
include high school education or
G.E.D. preferred and one year
experience in customer service work;
or an equivalent combination of
training and experience. Must
possess a valid Florida Drivers
License. Rate of pay is $6.67 per
hour. Position will remain open until
filled. For an application contact the
Administrative Services Department,
224 Pine Avenue, Live Oak, FL
32064. (386) 362-6869. Successful
completion of a drug test is a
condition of employment.
EEO/AAN/D.
CREDIT MANAGER
CAREER OPPORTUNITY:
We are looking for dynamic people
who enjoy working in the
credit/collections area. If you are an
energetic person with good
communication skills please consider
joining our team. The position offers
competitive salary and benefits
package. Candidates should possess
a high school diploma or equivalent,
a minimum of three years of practical
experience in
accountinglbookkeeping, loan
processing and/or collections and a
valid drivers license. To apply visit
our web site
www.farmersfurniture.com or send
resume to or apply at: 1522 S. Ohio
Avenue, Live Oak, FL 32064.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
Only those candidates selected for
interviews will be contacted. EOE


FirstDay
NOW HIRING House.keeping,
caregiver, CNA, RN, LPN to provide
home care to individuals with
disabilities. For more information call
Supportive Solutions LLC 386-330-
0170
FAX: 386-330-0185
supportivesolutions@windstream.net
DOMESTIC HELP- mature couple to
live on hunting preserve near Live
Oak, FL. Housekeeping/yard work/
, light farm duties:,-' H16tsiingutilities &
salaries. 386-755-0220 Ext 834
Mon-Fri 9 am 4 pm

driver
MORRELLS OF LIVE OAK
Driver needed, must be 21 yrs. or
older with clean driving record. Call
386-330-5252


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Up to 360/mi
Excellent Pay & Benefits
Mileage Bonus Rider
Program Pet Policy
Class A CDL req'd
Student's Welcome!!!!
1-800-942-2104
ext. 243, 238 or 277
www.totalms.com


INDUSTRIAL
New to Lake City or Live Oak? Tired
of looking for work on your own?
Various positions available/All Shifts,
Must be able to lift up to 701lbs.
Please call 386-755-1991 for appt
Drug Screens & Backgrd check req.


DRIVERS: Co. CDL-A Excellent Pay
+ Benefits! $3000. Retention Bonus!
More Home Timel Pd. Holiday/Vac.
+ Med & Dental
404-346-0960 X22626
EXPERIENCED MECHANIC
Immediate opening, hydraulic exp.
helpful, must have own hand tools.
Apply in person at Musgrove
Construction, Hwy 90 E. 386-362-
7048
GENERAL MANAGER
Local higir, olurrie r-es.,aurani i1.
,_'.,,e -e Werj,g ,,,,:v,,hj 10( Ir,
position of General Manager, Salary
range of $30,000-$36,000, based
upon experience, plus an aggressive
bonus program and benefits.
Resumes may be mailed to:

GENERAL MANAGER POSITION
PO Box 370
Live Oak, FL 32064
FirstDay


GROUNDS MAINTENANCE
POSITION
The Florida Sheriffs Boys Ranch is
accepting applications for an
individual to work in our Grounds
Maintenance position. Preference
will be given to applicants with
experience in lawn maintenance, turf,
management or horticulture. Salary
$8.80 per hour with excellent
benefits. High School diploma or
GED required. Contact JD Sanchez
386-842-5555 EOE/DFWP.
FirstDay
HOUSEKEEPER WANTED
Part Time $5.50 per hour to start.
Cindy's Motel in Mayo
Call 386-294-1242 for appointment.
DRIVERS LCT WANTS YOU!
OTR drivers, solos or teams. 6
months experience & CDL-A / HAZ
required. Full benefits package.
2003-2005 Equipment. Call 1-800-
362-0159 LCTransportation.com


FirstDay
LIVE IN CARETAKER for elderly
woman in Live Oak. Light lifting,
cooking, etc. Background check
required. Please call son in
Tallahassee for interview. 850-574-
1225 or 850-322-7562
Maintenance
HELP WANTED maintenance man
with knowledge of plumbing, electric
and carpentry. Tools required.
Transportation a must. Drug free
.:okplace. Call (3861 330-256:.
FirstDay
MEDICAL ASSISTANTILPN NEEDED
full time for Internist's
office in Live Oak.
Fax resume to.(386) 362-6403.

FirstDay
Medical
We are seeking hardworking,
motivated and dependable staff to
join our team at
NICE AND CLEAN
MEDICAL STAFFING
We are presently accepting
applications for RN's, LPN's and
CNA's. Salary and work locations are
great! If interested call 877-754-8889
for more information.
MH serv/repair
WAYNE FRIER
CORPORATE OFFICE
is now hiring for Mobile Home
Service and Used Home Repair
Position. Experience required. Call
Larry J. Olds for interview 386-362-
2720.

FirstDay
NEWSPAPER CARRIER
Carrier needed for Branford
Newspaper Route. 7 days a week,
reliable car and phone required. Pays
approx $300/week. For more info call
Donna at 352-338-3148

FirstDay
R.N., O.T., S.T. and DIETITIAN
Needed PRN for Live Oak, Jasper
and Mayo areas. Call Gaylene at
Omni Home Care 877-442-8985


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FirstDay
NOBLES GREENHOUSE
AND NURSERY
has seasonal full time job positions
available for sale persons (plant
knowledge required), cashiers
(typing skills required), stockers and
loaders. Come work in a beautiful
environment helping wonderful
customers! Great employee
discount. Saturday work required.
Apply in person at 9248 129th Road,
Live Oak. Drug Free workplace.



TEMPORARY FULL TIME PAINTER
Needed ASAP
Must have experience.
Contact Troy Fletcher
or Angela Akins at
386-362-7860 or apply at
Suwannee Health Care Center
1620 E Helvenston St. Live Oak
FL 32064 Delta Health Group
EOE/V/D/M/F


FirstDay
HELP WANTED
University of Florida/North Florida
Research and Education
Center Suwannee Valley.

GREENHOUSE TECHNICIAN
FULL TIME

FARM LABOR FULL TIME

Positions are listed with the
Employment Connection 386-364-
7952 or contact Karen Hancock at
386-362-1725 x 101 or Laurie
Osborne x 102 to apply, 7580 County
Road 136, Live Oak, FL, Live Oak,
FL 32060. A valid Florida drivers
License and background check are
required. Positions will remain open
until filled.


FirstDay


RECREATION SPECIALIST
The Florida Sheriffs Boys Ranch is
seeking a Recreation Specialist to
work with youth within our residential
program in Live Oak. High School or
GED required, preference will be
given to applicants with experience
in recreation, physical education,
vocational arts, or leisure activities.
Base salary $10.85 per hour with
excellent benefits. Contact Dominic
Morales
dmorales@youthranches.org at 386-
842-5555. Fax resume to 386-842-
1029 EOE/Drug Free Work Place

RESTORATIVE C.N.A.
.10oam p 'rr '
Full Timle ln Benehlsl
Suwannee Health'Care Center
1620 E. Helvenston St.
Live Oak, FL 32064
Please contact Angela Akins
at 386-362-7860

FirstDay
SOCIAL SERVICES OPENING
Full Time With Benefits
Must have BS/BA
Sociology, Social Work
Or Health Care Related Field.
Call Angela Akins at
386-362-7860. Or apply Suwannee
Health Care Center
1620 E. Helvenston St
Live Oak, FL 32064
EOE/DN/M/F

FirstDay
TEACHER/TEACHER'S AIDE
Early Head Start Jasper Birth-3yrs;
Head Start Jasper 3-5 yrs HS
Diploma/GED, Early Head Start-40
hour intro to child care training, or
must enroll within 90 days of
employment and complete within 1
year of employment and must enroll
or be enrolled in classes for CDA
credential in infant/toddler care
giving and must. complete
infant/toddler CDA within one year of
employment. Head Start-40 hour
intro to child care training, or must
enroll within 90 days of employment
and complete within 1 year of
employment or (both) minimum of 2
yr. degree in early childhood
education or child development;
Bilingual(Slpanish/English) preferred,
5 Hour Literacy Course as required
by DCF. Must pass physical and DCF
background screening requirements.
Current First Aid/CPR preferred.
Excellent Benefits, Annual/Sick pay,
$7.00 no hours/no CDA, $7.47 with
hours/no, CDA, $8.12 with hours and
CDA. Apply in person to 842 SW
Marymac St. Live Oak (386-362-
4944) or mail resume to P.O. Box
42637, Lake City, Fl. 32056-2637
Fax (386) 754-2220 EOE

FirstDay

SECRETARY SPECIALIST/OPS
$7.50-$8.00 per hour

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center
State Park located in White Springs,
Florida is seeking applicants to fill an
OPS Secretary Specialist Position.
Base Pay for this position is $7.50-
$8.00 per hour depending on experi-
ence level, and does not include ben-
efits. Entry Level Knowledge, Skills
and abilities include: Ability to answer
customer questions and provide in-
formation to the public in a tactful
and friendly manner, Knowledge of
Computers and Related Software
(Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet, and
E-mail), ability to collect data and
complete various reports, ability to
operate multi lined phone system
and provide general office support
functions and other related duties as
required. Applicants Must Posses a
valid Class E Florida Drivers Li-
cense.

Interested Applicants must complete
and submit a State of Florida Em-


ployment Application. Applications
are available online at
https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com.
Applications must be submitted by
Friday, February 23 to the name and
address below.

.Stephen Foster Folk Culture
Center State Park
Attention Benjamin Faure,
Park Manager
Post Office Drawer G
White Springs, Florida 32096

Suwannee Valley Nursing Center
Accepting applications for the
following positions:
Full time RN Position
Full Time CNA'S
(All Shifts and PRN positions).
427 N.W. 15th Ave. Jasper, Florida
32052. Please apply in person.
FirstDay
VOLUNTEER ASSISTANTS
For taping of television show
'BEST OF AMERICA BY HORSEBACK'
March 9th thru 11th at Suwannee
Music Park. Asistants needed for:
Executive Producer, Public
Relations, Production Coordinator
and for Grooming & Caring for
Horses. Contact:
bestofamericatv@aol.com

Want To Work in N. Florida?
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Live Oak, Suwannee County, FL
Due to growth we have new
employment opportunities in our
modern poultry operations.

*Examples of available jobs:
Deboner: $9.46
Packers: $8.91
Warehouse: $9.26
Night Sanitation: $9.26
Live Hangers: $11.40
Maintenance: $9.20-$14.00
*Includes Perfect Attendance
Bonus of $1.05/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.

Apply Now!!!
PILGRIM'S PRIDE
19740 USHwy 90W.
Live Oak, Florida 32060
English 386-208-0205
Espanol 386-208-0190
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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LOCATIONS:
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Antique Autos for Sale
ANTIQUE CAR '65 MUSTANG
Runs good $6,000.00 Call 386-362-
6147

WE BUY WHOLE JUNK CARS
$100.00. Free Pick-Up. Call 386-878-
9260. or 386-752-3648 after 5p.m.

Autos for Sale
CREDIT PROBLEMS?
NO PROBLEM!
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ROUNTREE MOORE
AND RIDE TODAY!
386-867-0560
KIA SEPHIA 2001, 52,800 miles,
spoiler, runs and looks great!
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FirstDay
MERCURY CONV. 1960 $5,500.00
1979 Ford Ranchero $7,500.00
386-364-5589

RED CHRYSLER CONVERTIBLE,
1997 Sebring. 87,000 miles, asking
$5,200.00 OBO Call and leave
message 386-776-1670.

Trucks for Sale
CHEVY S10 1988
$1500.00 OBO
386-590-1833

Utility
CHEVY SUBURBAN 1500 LT 1999,
Leather seats, am/fm cassette and
CD stereo, running boards, towing
pkg. total electric, new tires, new
spare. $6,800.00 386-362-3069





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ipe storm continued to pose difficulties for area farmers, and their cattle and poultry. THE JOPLIN GLOBE (JOPLIN, Mo.)


By Linda Greer
CNHI News Service

NEOSHO, Mo. -If not
jr all the destruction and
4xtra work, the ice would be
beautiful, said Neosho dairy
farmer Kathleen Reiboldt.
r "When the sun comes out,
the trees sparkle like
diamonds," she said.
" Even though their dairy
east of Neosho is equipped
with a 45,000-watt
generator, it is taking
Tteiboldt's husband, Billy,.
and son, Brian, three times
as long as normal to finish
chores that go with their 500
Holsteins.
"Just trying to keep the
cows fed and watered is a lot
of extra work," Kathleen
Reiboldt said. "Keeping
them clean is harder, too."
Power went out around 8


p.m. last Friday at the dairy
on Business Highway 60, as
it did for much of the area.
The single generator supplies
electricity for the barn lights,
milking machines and well
pump. As Reiboldt spoke, a
generator salesman from
Iowa discussed with her the
purchase of a backup
generator.
Going without electricity
for even half a day would"
cause serious herd problems
that would last long after the
power is restored, she said.
"We don't even like to
think about that," she said.
Reiboldt said that if the
cows aren't milked on time,
they can develop mastitis, a
painful udder condition, or
they can go off their milk
production.
"It's really stressful on
them," Reiboldt said.


Just east of the Reiboldts'
dairy, cattleman Jeff
Richards said his biggest
obstacle has been traveling
to his herds of commercial
beef cattle. One herd about
two miles from his house
could be reached only by all-
terrain vehicle.
The cattle have creek
water to drink but no hay to
eat, Richards said. Even if
the roads hadn't been
blocked by limbs, the tractor
couldn't handle the icy hills,
he said.
"The only way to go was
by four-wheeler," he said.
"We had to saw our way
through to get there."
Richards said that because
there was no way to take big,
round bales to the livestock,
he and his father, Lee, 78,
are feeding the cattle square
bales that are at least 20


years old from an abandoned
barn.
"That hay has been in
there since when I was in
school in the 1980s,"
Richards said.
Richards said the cattle
also have a difficult time
maneuvering on the icy
ground. If the cattle lie down
on the ice, it is too slippery
for them to stand again.
Upon inspecting one cow
lying in the middle of a field
alone, Richards discovered
that she had found a small
patch of hay that had fallen
from a truck.
Richards' mother, Carol
Richards, said a gas-powered
generator on her son's
welding machine allows the
family to use some
household appliances during
the day, but the men come in
smelling like gasoline with


There are more
than 230,000 head
of cattle in
ice-stricken
Newton, McDonald
and Lawrence
counties in Missouri.
no way to wash their clothes.
She said her 4- and 7-year-
old grandsons have been
trying to help haul gas to the
generator.
Carol Richards said the
generator is turned off at
Night so no other disasters
happen while the family
sleeps. She said she and her
grandsons have been
sleeping on the living room
floor by the propane logs in
the fireplace while her 90-
year-old mother sleeps on
the couch.
"We curl up under the
covers, and it's quite cozy,"
Carol Richards said.
Poultry farmer Aaron
Wilson said one generator at
his house and another at his
turkey houses operate the
lights, well and feed lines,
but they burn $100 worth of
gasoline daily. He fills them
at 11 p.m., 5 a.m. and
midday.
Wilson, who lost one
turkey barn during an ice
storm last November said
he has plenty of feed and
fuel to see him through until
conditions improve.
"I've heard of people
being out of feed since
Friday," he said. "There are
so many trees across the
road, they can't get feed
trucks in."
Linda Greer writes for The
Joplin (Mo.) Globe.
Source: National
Agricultural Statistics
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By Wally Kennedy
CNHI News Service

FAIRLAND, Okla. John
Brock's heart failed while
looking into the mouth of an
open grave.
It happened on a cold day in
1993 when he was using his
backhoe to open a plot for a
local funeral home. He was 53.
Today, Brock is using new
therapy for heart-failure patients
that is letting him spend time
with his family on his farm east
of Fairland. He's giving hope to
heart patients who, like himself,
will never be a candidate for a
heart transplant.
After exhausting virtually
every other remedy, Brock's
physicians at Bames-Jewish
Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., told
him a left ventricle assist
device, an LVAD, was his last
chance.
An LVAD is an implanted
mechanical device that pumps
oxygenated blood to the rest of
the body. It takes over the left
ventricle's vital job while the
heart remains in place.
LVADs, which are operated
by a battery pack the patient
carries, were first used to keep


patients alive until they could
receive a transplant. But, the
Food and Drug Administration
approved LVADs as end-stage
or "destination" therapy for
heart-failure patients who were
ineligible for a transplant.
An LVAD patient, like Brock,
can leave the hospital and return
to a more normal life.
A search for alternatives
Brock and his wife, Darlene,
take care of the horses and their
pooch, a German shepherd.
Their daughter, Angie White,
lives in a log house nearby that
Brock built.
Brock, now 67, likes to work
on things, especially wood, in,
his shop with his grandson. The
shop is a detached building that
sits on a hillside near his home.
He's figured out how to get
back and forth from his home to
the. shop.
Pointing to the red Honda all-
terrain vehicle in his back yard,
he said, "That's my
wheelchair."
The path from 1993 to 2007
has not been an easy one for
Brock. His family says he is an
example of a miracle.
"You don't know how many
prayers were going up from


ce gives

every church in town and to bale hi
elsewhere," said Darlene Brock. local wat
"He made a lot of friends A seco
working with the backhoe planted, I
business over the years. I do to decline
believe that was the polishing a heart tr
touch on that. He would not be determine
here today. That's what makes harbored
things work and happen." make it a
When his heart failed, Brock get a mat
was transported to St. John's The Bi
Regional Medical Center in altemativ
Joplin, Mo., where angioplasty promising
opened blocked vessels. But his which mn
heart was damaged. It would are inject
get progressively weaker. of the heE
An irregular heartbeat new hear
developed. In 2002, he was defibrillai
scheduled for an implantable ineligible
cardioverter defibrillator. In Nov
Before the surgery, he was team Brocks tr
roping and fell off his horse. Jewish H
"I forgot to tighten the Dr. Nadei
saddle," he said. "The next day director o
I was operated on for the and LVA1
defibrillator. I was pretty sore." they went
When a heartbeat becomes Brock too
irregular, the defibrillator husband i
shocks the heart back into a farm. He
normal rhythm. near death
"It felt like I had grabbed "He loc
hold of an electric wire," he think he w
said. said.


The defibrillator helped
Brock stay active. He continued


second chance


ay and work for the
er district.
nd defibrillator was
but his heart continued
e. He was evaluated for
ansplant. It was
ed that his body
antibodies that would
Most impossible to
ching heart in time.
rocks looked for
es, including a
g new clinical trial in
yoblast skeletal cells
ed into damaged areas
art to generate healthy
t cells. Brock's
tor made him
for the study.
ember of 2004, the
aveled to Bames-
ospital to meet with
r Moazami, surgical
f the heart transplant
D program. Before
t to St. Louis, Darlene
)k some photos of her
n their home at the
was pale, frail and
h.'
oked awful. We didn't
would make it," she


Her daughter, Angie, said,
"When he got there, they said


he had maybe another week."
Said Moazami: "Mr. Brock
was very sick when he got here.
An LVAD was the only chance
for him."

A will to live
After the LVAD was
implanted, Brock immediately
began to recover his color and
his strength. He soon did not
look anything like the man in
the photos.
He was able to leave the
hospital by Christmas and by
the spring of 2005, he was
working on the farm and doing
woodwork daily. He even did
some work with the local water
district.
Brock's first LVAD was
designed to last two years. It
made a ticking noise that you
could hear quite distinctly and it
had a filter that needed to be
changed regularly..
"It was loud," said his
daughter, Angie. "You could
hear him in another room."
In June 2006, he returned to
Barnes-Jewish to have the first
LVAD replaced with a newer
version. He was one of only a
dozen or so people to have the
new model implanted in


Missouri last year, according to
Kathryn Holleman,
spokeswoman for Bames-
Jewish.
"It's a much better pump,"
said Brock. "You don't hear the
pumping. There is no filter to
change. This one is designed to
last seven years instead of two
years."
The Brocks travel to St.
Louis every two months to have
everything checked out at
Barnes-Jewish, and they have
access to round the clock
assistance if they need it.
"There are people on call on
a 24-hour basis. We know them
by name, and they are always
there when we call," said
Darlene Brock.
The fact that Brock outlived
his first heart pump is no
surprise to his family.
"It looks like he may be
kicking up dust for a while
longer," said Darlene Brock.
Angie Brock, his daughter,
said, "Dad has an incredible
will to live. We kid him a lot.
We tell him he's like the
Energizer bunny, and keeps on
going, and going..."
Wally Kennedy writes for
The Joplin (Mo.) Globe.







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