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Kindergartners
learn about
dinosaurs Page 9A

Weather Eye On Mayo
Weather art -
submitted by, -
Kaley Koon,
fifth grade
High: 91 I
Mostly sunny
Low: 62


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Baseball Hornets hold Senior Night
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PAGE 4A


A National Day of
Prayer ceremony
', will be held
, today at noon
at Mayo
k Town Park.
Everyone welcome.


A vision becomes reality


"Opening doors and reaching out"


IRA MIKELL
Free Press Reporter
mayofreepressl@alltel.net
Nearly a year has passed
since Bethel of Mt. Sinai first
broke ground to pave the
way for a new outreach cen-
ter called Alms of Bethel. In
September, church mem-
bers, Lafayette County offi-
cials, and other members of
the community gathered to-
gether to celebrate and wel-
come the new addition.
Eight months later, on
Saturday, April 28, at noon,
Bethel of Mt. Sinai held a
grand opening and dedica-
tion ceremony. According
to Carolyn Demps, Elder
and Pastor of Bethel of Mt.
Sinai, this new facility will
benefit the local community
SEE VISION, PAGE 6A


W.
Church members prepare to enter the new outreach center by cutting the ribbon. Photo: Ira Mikell. Watch for more photos in up-
coming issue.


Grand opening of life long dream....

R.O. Equestrian Ranch


Below: visitors enjoy a wagon ride. Above: Horse riders get
ready to go on the trail. Watch for more photos in upcoming is-
sue. Photos: Ira Mikell.


IRA MIKELL
Free Press Reporter
mayofreepressl@alltel.net
R.O. Ranch and Suwan-
nee River Water Manage-
ment District (SRWMD)
hosted an opening celebra-
tion featuring the new
Crossway Branch Trail-
head on Saturday, April 28.
The festivities began at 7
a.m.
Visitors enjoyed riding
their horses, walking long
the trails, going on a 40-
minute hayride and other
activities.
According to Brian
Kauffman, R.O. Ranch fa-
cilities director, an estimat-


SEE GRAND, PAGE 6A


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of North Flwrid.i Inc
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has full-length, covered back porch, cathedral ceilings,
skylights, double closets in all rooms, and is mostly
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,has double vanity, garden tub & separate shower Mostly
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IRA MIKELL
Free Press Reporter
mayofreepressl@alltel.net
Next door to the Dust-
catcher on mainstreet in
Mayo, is Lillies Fashions,
another business that is
owned and operated by a
woman. For seven years,
Janette Williams has been
selling a variety of prod-
ucts such as clothing, flo-
ral arrangements, live'
and silk with free deliv-
ery, hair accessories, etc.
Williams named her
business in honor of her
mother, Lillie Mae
Williams, who inspired
her to puruse her dreams.
She stated that if she did
not have the support of
her family and friends,
and the faith to believe in
herself, she would not
have been able to make
her dream come true.
For anyone who is
thinking about having

Drug

arrests in

the county
Walter Blake Holter, 40, 713 Gray
St. S, Gulfport, charged with pos-
session of more than 20 grams of
cannabis. Photo submitted by LCSO.


their own business,
Williams encourages
them them to always
have faith and believe in
themselves. She stated
that these positive influ-
ences will help you to
overcome any obstacle
that is in your way as you
pursue your dream.
Jackson Speech and Re-
hab, owned by Kelly Jack-
son, is located on the cor-
ner of US Hwy 27 and
Clyde Ave. Her business
is in the same building as
her husband Brack's Trees
and Trails Realty.
Although her business
is fairly new to the coun-
ty, Jackson stated that she
has been involved with
the school system helping
students improve their
speech.
Jackson enjoys her ca-
reer in speech therapy
and thanks everyone, es-

SEE CELEBRATING, PAGE 5A


Mayo


resident


kidnapped

held at

gunpoint
IRA MIKELL
Free Press Reporter
mayofreepressl@alltel.net
On Friday, April 20, Eu-
sebio Trejo Vega, 38, was
taken from his Mayo resi-
dence at gunpoint and lat-
er left tied to a tree in Tay-
lor County on US 19, ac-
cording to the Lafayette.
County Sheriff's Office
(LCSO) report. A few
minutes later, he was able
to free himself and walk
back to the highway. The
report further stated that
Ralph and Judy Thomas
of Cross City stopped to

A SEE MAYO, PAGE 6A

Lafayette County
Forestry issues.
temporary ban
on burn permits
IRA MIKELL
Free Press Reporter
mayofreepressl@alltel.net
Although there is not a
county-wide burn ban at
this time, the Lafayette
County Division of
Forestry has placed a
temporary hold on issu-
ing burn permits. This
notice has been in effect
since April 23.
According to Greg
Marshall, Lafayette
County Forester, this
temporary ban on burn
permits will remain in
place until further notice.
"The weather will be a
factor if burn permits will
be issued in the near fu-
ture," Marshall said.
Marshall also wants to
remind residents that as
long as the increasing fire
danger continues to re-
main with us, we need to
be extremely cautious
and do whatever is possi-
ble to conserve water.


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PAGE 2A THE MAYO FREE PRESS, Mayo, FL THURSDAY, MAY 3,2007


Are you prepared


for a disaster?
Studies have shown that people who plan and
prepare, fare best during and after a disaster.
New Beginnings Church is hosting an EMER-
GENCY PREPAREDNESS FAIR on, SATUR-
DAY, MAY 19, from 10a.m.-2p.m. at the
Lafayette Community Center (across from The
Hornet Hose Car Wash).
Bring the whole family for free information,
food and giveaways! '(Information also available
in Spanish).
Participating Agencies: Lafayette County
Health Department, Sherifffs Office, Civil De-
fense, Emergency Management, Extension Ser-
vice and the American Red Cross
For more information, logon to
"http:/ /www.newbeginningschurchmayo.com"
www.newbeginningschurchmayo.com or call
294-1244.


Attention 2007


graduates


and seniors

Cap and Gown individual photos
will be taken Wed. May 16, after
the Senior breakfast. Please call;
Mrs. Swafford at 294-1701 or drop
by LHS to pick up a form.
Cap and Gown Group pictures:
May 18, at 6 pm Forms may be
picked up from LHS or Mrs. Swaf-
ford
A photographer will be taking
photos of students receiving their
diplomas. Please pick up a form or
call Mrs. Swafford for more infor-
mation about any of the above.


Mayo Health Fair
Wednesday, May 9

7:00 to 9:00 a.m.

At Mayo Community Center
(Hwy 27 across the street from Hornet Hose)
You are never too young to be interested in your health!
Find out if you are at risk for heart disease, hypertension,
diabetes, and cancer.

Blood Pressure checks & Blood Screeninas


Tour DMH Air Medic Helicopter & isit vendor, ppler, &
information booths learn about DMH services!


- DOCTORS'
- MEMORIAL


AIRLINE BAPTIST CHURCH (SBC) ......294-2676
Pastor Rev. 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.
Wednesday
Fellowship Supper 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Awanas, Faith, Bible Study 6:30 p.m.
Located Four Miles East of Mayo on Highway 27
"0 Come Let us Worship The Lord" Ps. 95:6 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.
Thursday 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.
Evening Worship 6:00 p.m.
Wed. Light for Living 7:30 p.m.


Located 4 miles South on Hwy. 349,
then left on CR' 138, follow signs.


30nn79-F


FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD.................294-1811
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
y Worship Service 10:30 a.m.
Sn Kid's Church 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship 6:00 p.m.
,laes5Youth Impact 7:00 p.m.
Wed 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"
LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN CENTER...294-3089
Pastor, John Whittington
Sunday Praise and Worship Service 10:30 a.m.
Children's Church 10:30 a.m.
Sunday Night Service 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service 7:00 p.m.
Wed. Children's and Teen's Service 7:00 p.m.
State Road 51 Mayo ~ "Love Never Fails" as35o900-F


* These are fasting tests. Please have
nothing to eat and drink only water
S after midnight Tuesday!. se


I Obituar'4M


Theron Harlow Abbott

Theron Harlow Abbott,
age 59, passed away on
Monday, April 23, 2007 at
Shands University Hospi-
tal. He was a native and
lifelong resident of
Lafayette County, and the
son of the late John Theron
Abbott and the late former
Vlora Alice (Bourie) Abbott.
Mr. Abbott was a mem-
ber of the First United
Methodist of Mayo and was
employed as a Corrections
Officer in Mayo for 22
years. He was an avid out-
doorsman and enjoyed
working with his plants,
gardening, hunting, fish-
ing.
He is survived by a step-
son; Jon Abbott of Mayo, .a
sister; Brenda Farino and
husband Mike of Tampa, a
niece; Sharon Brechue and
husband Steve, and their
daughters, Jennifer Brechue
and Hannah Brechue of
Tampa, a nephew; Craig
Campbell and wife Mary,
and their daughters,
Katherine Campbell and
Tessa Campbell, all of
Pennsylvania, a host of
aunts, uncles and cousins
also survive.
Funeral services were
held at 11 a.m. on Friday,
April 27, 2007 at Burns
Mayo Chapel, with Bro.
Bruce Branch officiating.
Interment followed at


Bethel Cemetery. Family re-
ceived friends on Thursday
evening from 6 p.m. 9 p.m.
at the Chapel.
Joe P. Burns Funeral
Home of Mayo was in
charge of all arrangements.


Annie H. Sullivan

Annie H. Sullivan, 92, of
Perry, died Sunday, April
22, 2007. Mrs. Sullivan was
born March 2, 1915 in
Lafayette County and was a
lifelong resident until her
health necesitated that she
move in with her son and
daughter-in-law in Perry.
She devoted her life to
God and family, maintain-
ing strong family ties until
all the children left the
"nest." She worked for sev-
eral years with Gold Kist
Poultry Company, and was
a well-known cook at Mid-
way Grill, Mayo Cafe' and
several other restaurants
around Mayo.
She was a member of
Midway Baptist Church
where she was active as a
Sunday School teacher and
served in many other roles.
She was preceded in
death by her husband, Mar-
vin 0. Sullivan, a daughter;
Verdine Sullivan and a
brother; J.C. Hurst, (3) sis-
ters; Zora Santerfeit, Lessie
Lewis and Bessie Cothron.
Survivors include: three


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NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor Rev. Charlie Walker
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

PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (SBC).294-1306
Pastor Ted Rushing
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Worship Service 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Discipleship Traniing..............6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Evening Training 6:00 p.m.
Team Kids Night 6:30 p.m.
Seven miles West of Mayo, left on CR 534 then right on 350A
-- Jesus Saves -- 3246


NEW HARMONY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
160thSt.
(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.


Methodist Church
Phone: 386-294-1661
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" 320091-F

MAYO BAPTIST CHURCH...........(386)294-1020
916 N. Fletcher Ave.
Pastor: Brother Jimmy Legg t
Interim Music Kathy Palamino
Sunday Schedule
Bible Study 9:45 A.M.


Worship
Sunday Ib


Supper 6:00 P.M.
Prayer Service & Youth & Children Meeting...........................7:00 P.M.
mayobaptislchurch@alitel net 324aL.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 324602F

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 God"
Sunday
Sunday School 10 a.m.
Morning Worship 11 a.m.
Training Union 6 p.m.
Evening Bible Study 7 p.m.
Wednesday
Children, Youth & Adult 7 .m.
Matt Swain, Pastor William Sircy, Youth
Visit us on the web at www.brewerlakebaptistchurch corn
"Come To Day...Come Todayl" 33334.F


To Place Your Church In

Our Church Directory,


Nursery available for all services
located 3 miles North of Day on Highway 53
Where you are always welcomed


324605-F


sons, Marvin D. Sullivan, of
Mayo, Jimmie Sullivan and
wife Marion of Perry, Rev.
Kenneth N. Sullivan and
wife Yvonne of Tallahassee,
three daughters; Avice Rae
Cothron, of Palatka, Vir-
ginia Ann Glass of Tallahas-
see, and Jackie Whigham
and husband Dalton of
Cairo, Ga., a brother, Hoyt
Hurst, of Mayo, a sister;
Louise Taylor of Mayo, fif-
teen'grandchildren, twenty-
eight great grandchildren,
three great great grands and
a host of nieces and
nephews.
Funeral services were
held at 11 a.m. on Wednes-
day, April 25, 2007 at Mid-
way Baptist Church with'
Rev. Kenneth Sullivan and
Pastor Steven Ruff, officiat-
ing. Interment followed at
Midway Baptist Church
cemetery. Family received
friends on Tuesday evening
from 6-8 p.m. -at the Burns
Mayo Chapel.
Joe P. Burns Funeral
Home in Mayo was in
charge of all arrangements.



Bethel


Creek


Baptist


hosting


sing
Bethel Creek Baptist will
be hosting the Southern
Gospel Quartet "The Florid-
ians" on Sunday, May 6, at
6p.m.
All are welcome. There
will be another singing
group featured in June as
well.


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 f San Pedro St.
Church Services
Sunday School.....................10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship...............1100 a.m.
Tuesday Service....................7:00 p.m.
(Prayer Meeting and Bible Study)
Worship means Celebration, Communication,
and Consecration.
Church Membership means Commitment.
Disdpleship means a student of the
word of God. 32452-F


New Beginnings Church
a place for you .
Pastor...............Wayne Hudson
Phone Number........386-294-1244
newbeginningschurch@alltel.net
Purpose Statemet:
Nev Beginnins ts to provide an environment
where People can discoverand developapassion for
God that is Real, relevant, and relationald
New Location:
163W. Main Street, Suite 500
Service Schedule:
Sun, Morning Worship................0.....00 a.m.
AltiNewRian m'sim-issplaafiorya'
www.newbeginningschurchmayo.com
328269-F

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.
351708-F


Call Myrtle at 386-362-1734


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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 351696-F
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PRICES
WITH PHOTOS
Wedding/
Engagement $25
Birth Announcement $10
Birthday wishes $2.50
per column inch


Mr. and Mrs. Rick
Flickinger are proud to an-
nounce the wedding of
their daughter, Andrea
Breanne to Jason Michael
Troutman, on June thirti-
eth, three o'clock in the af-
ternoon at Airline Baptist
Church.
Andrea is a 2005 gradu-
ate of Lafayette High
School. She graduated in
December 2005 from Lake-
City Community College
with a degree in Applied
Technology for Emergency
Medical Technician. Cur-
rently she is enrolled in the
LPN program at Suwannee
Hamilton Tech Center and
will graduate in July.
Andrea is the grand-
daughter of NB and the
late Alma Chancey of


Wildwood. and Peter and
Anna Weaver of Gettys-
burg, PA
Jason is. a 2006 graduate
of Lafayette High School,
and is currently employed
with the Department of
Corrections in Perry. He is
the son of the late Gary
Troutman of Mayo and
Peggy Troutman of Well-
born.
Jason isthe gr-andson-of
Walter and Margaret Beck-
er of Brooksville, PA and
John and NMarybelle Trout-
man of Brookswille, PA, all
deceased.
The couple will reside at
their home in Mayo.
All friends and family
are invited to attend the
wedding. No local invita-
iolCwo TAill io cbre f


"I sware..."


There is a difference in
"living with someone"
and getting married.
Have you ever bought a
car or other "big ticket"
item on time? In order to
do so you had to sign a
contract. The contract
was a promise to pay for
the item. If you kept the
contract (kept your word)
you reaped the benefit.
In Ezekiel 16:8 God said
to Israel, ...I sware unto
thee, and entered into a
covenant [contract] with
thee...and thou becamest
mine. As the church is
the Bride of Christ, Israel
is the Father's Bride. God
made a covenant
(promise) with Israel. Is-
rael was considered to be
His lawfully wedded
wife. He had promised
Himself to her (i.e. to be
faithful to her providing
for her needs, etc.) setting
the precedent.
The marriage ceremony
is a public declaration of a
written contract, between
a man and a woman,
promising -to meet each
other's needs. The con-


David H. Matier


tract provides a measure
of security. (It is sad that
financial contracts
[covenants] are honored
more often than marriage
contracts!)
Do you love her? Then
give her the respect she
deserves marry her.
And as a Christian you
are admonished to obey
the law of the land as well
as God's law (Rom. 13:1-
5).
David H. Matier, DPC
Christian/Biblical
Counseling
"mailto:dmatier@
alltel.net"
dmatier@alltel.net
042407


352876-F


Naked Truth Rally
-

this weekend
Alms of Bethel Outreach Center will be sponsoring the
"Naked Truth Rally" on Friday, May 4, beginning at 7
p.m. for Parent/Students and Saturday beginning at 11
a.m.
The;e will be:
Rally
Testimonies
Skits
Entertainment
Door prizes
Food
Abstinence Idol Contest
The kick off for the weekend Rally will be on Thursday
evening, May 3. A panel discussion highlighting ques-
tions written by students before hand, will be the focus
of the evening.
Friday's evening will focus on a keynote speaker, mu-
sic and dance.
Parents are encouraged to attend on Friday evening so
that they can hear and support the information that will
be given to their children.
Every adult attending will receive a gift. And a special
prize will be given to two lucky parents.
Any youth who wishes to participate in Saturday's Ab-
stinence Idol Contest may call ABCD, Inc. at 386-294-
1183 or fax 386-294-1365.
This rally is funded by the Florida Department of
Health. Why are we sponsoring the "Naked Truth Ral-
ly?" It's simply.... Our mission: To create a culture shift
in our community where abstinence till marriage be-
comes the norm instead of the exception. The "Naked
Truth Rally" will empower our youth to avoid society's
trap and longings for sexual desires and purity.
Parents will receive valuable expert "How To: methods
for discussing sex with youth and supporting their deci-
sion to remain sexually pure.

Energy Assistance funds available


Suwannee River Econom-
ic Council, Inc. announces
the availability of funds
from the Department of
Community Affairs for
home energy assistance and
crisis energy assistance
through the low income
Home Energy Assistance
Program (LBHEAP).
The.program assists eli-
gible households in paying


Starling Perry

plan May 19 wedding


Mr. & Mrs. Brady and
Louise Starling of Mayo,
would like to announce the
upcoming wedding of their
daughter, Tracy Delilah
Starling to Cedric David
Perry. Cedric is the son of
David and Nancy Perry of
Mayo, and Joyce and Gary
King of Lake City.
Tracy is a 1997 graduate
of Lafayette High School
and her current profession
is Private Home Healthcare
in Live Oak.
Cedric is a 1996 graduate
of Lafayette High School as
well and is currently em-
ployed at the Sheriffs Boys
Youth Ranch in Live Oak,
as an Assistant Farm Man-
ager and for the time being
the couple will reside in


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Jeanne Louise Klug and Christopher Douglas Per-
menter would like to remind you of their wedding
on May 5, 1 p.m at New Hope Baptist Church, Mayo.
Southern style pot luck to follow.
All friends and family are invited to attend.



Graduating class of 1967

planning 40th reunion
The graduating class of 1967 is planning to have their
40th reunion. If you would like to assist in the planning
we will meet at Brenda Land's home on May 17, at 7 p.m.
For more information, please call 294-2996.


FAR

BUREAU


Freddy Pitts, Agency Manager

Jimmy King, Agent
233 W. Base St. Madison (850) 973-4071

Doug Helms, Agent
105 W. Anderson St. Monticello (850) 997-2213

Freddy Pitts
813 S. Washington St. Perry (850) 584-2371

Lance Braswell, Agent
Lafayette County Mayo, FL (386) 294-1399

24/7 Claim Service: 1-866-275-7322
"Helping You Is What We Do Best."


Suwannee County.
The ceremony will take
place on May 19, at 6 p.m. at
Lighthouse Christian Cen-
ter Church in Mayo. A re-
ception will follow the cere-
mony.
Attention: Regarding
wedding shower informa-
tion:
There will be no showers
held for the bride and
groom prior to the wed-
ding. Instead, there will be a
wishing well set up at the
reception for those whom
would like to give a gift.


for home heating and cool-
ing costs. Clients must
meet income guidelines
and provide proof of in-
come and an energy oblig-
ation. Applications are
available at the Outreach
Center located at 114 SW
Community Circle, Mayo.
Call 386-294-2202 to make
appointments or for more
information.


Courthouse to be closed!
The Lafayette County Courthouse will be closed on
Friday, May, 4, while a back-up generator is installed.
If you have an emergency' that requires -help from
ay of the offices, please call the-onstitutional officer
at home or call the Lafayette County jail at 386-294-
1301. They will call the appropriate person to assist
you.
Any legal deadlines that fall on this date will be ex-
tended to Monday, May 7, by order of the Chief
Judge of the Third Judicial Circuit, State of Florida.


Mayo Health Fair May
At Mayo Community
Center (Hwy 27 across the
street from the Hornet
Hose)
You are never too young
to be interested in your
health! Find out if you are
at risk for heart disease, hy-
pertension, diabetes and
cancer. Blood pressure
checks & blood screenings
available for ages 18 and
over.....
(Women) (Men)
Basic Panel ($10) Basic +
PSA ($15)
Lipid Profile Lipid Pro-


I 7 a.m. to I a.m.
file (Cholesterol, HDL,
LDL) (Cholesterol, HDL,
LDL) Triglycerides Triglyc-
erides Glucose (Blood Sug-
ar) Glucose (Blood Sugar)
P.S.A (Prostate Cancer
Test)
For more information call
386-294-2475.
Tour DMH Air Medic
Helicopter and visit ven-
dor, supplier and informa-
tion booths .learn about
DMH services.
* These are fasting tests. Please
have nothing to eat and drink only
water after midnight Tuesday !


NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION FOR THE

OFFICE OF STATE SENATOR, DISTRICT 3
WHEREAS, the Governor of the State of Florida, under and by virtue of Sections 100.101 and 100.141, Florida Statutes,
and Section 15(d) of Article III of the Florida Constitution, has called a Special Election for filling the vacancy of the
office of State Senator, District 3, and has also called a Special Primary for selecting nominees of the recognized political
parties for such elections, and
WHEREAS, the dates for such Special Primary and Special General Election have been fixed by the Governor as
follows:
Special Primary June 5, 2007.
Special General June 26, 2007
WHEREAS, Section 100.141, Florida Statutes, provides that the Secretary of State shall fix the dates for candidates to
qualify for such Special'Primary and General Election and the dates for candidates to file campaign reports, and
WHEREAS, candidates seeking to qualify by the petition method must obtain valid signatures as follows:
1489 valid signatures
WHEREAS, petitions for candidates qualifying by the alternative method must be submitted to the supervisor of
elections in the county in which signatures are collected no later than 5:00 p.m, May 7, 2007. in order that the supervisor
of elections can verify the signatures and certify the results to the Division of Elections no. later than 5:00 p.m., May 9,
2007.
THEREFORE, I, KURT S. BROWNING, Secretary of State of Florida, do hereby fix and declare that the date on which
candidates may qualify for said Special Election shall be from 8:00 a.m., May 14, 2007, through Noon, May 14, 2007,
and the dates for candidates to file campaign reports are as follows:
Report Due Dates Cover Periods
SFI May 25, 2007 Date appointment filed May 24, 2007
SF2 June 1, 2007 May 25, 2007 May 31. 2007
SGI June 8, 2007 June 1, 2007 June 7, 2007
SG2 June 22, 2007 June 8, 2007 June 21, 2007
A final report is due 90 days after the candidate becomes unopposed, is eliminated, or elected.
GIVEN under my hand and the Great Seal of the State of Florida,
at Tallahassee, The Capitol, this 26th day of April. A. D.. 2007.



SECRETARY OF STATE
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wedding announcement


Jason Michael Troutman and Andrea Breanne Flickinger


Serving Madison, Jefferson,

Taylor & Lafayette Counties

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THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2007


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THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2007


Hurst named FACC 2006 Career


Service Employee of the Year


Congratulations to Bev-
erly Hurst on being named
the FACC 2006 Career Ser-
vice Employee of the Year.
Hurst has been a Program
Specialist in the Nursing
Simulated Lab of Santa Fe
Community college for the
past 18 years.
Hurst is a dedicated
member of the Nursing
Programs staff and is
deemed the "go to person"
by the nursing faculty. She
assumed additional re-
sponsibilities with the
opening of the new Annex
and was instrumental in
getting the new NSL labs
up and running so quickly.
Best of all she always does
it with a smile!
The Health Science An-
nex was dedicated on Sep-
tember 20, 2006. This state-
of-the-art facility will al-
low the expansion of the
SFCC Health Science Pro-
grams.
There was a grand open-
ing for the public, state of-
ficials and all SFCC faculty
and students in October
2006. Dr. Rita Sutherland,
Director of SFCC Nursing
Programs gave an infor-
mative, humorous speech
for those in attendance. Dr.
Sutherland recognized
Lois Ellis for all of her as-
sistance, in the planning
and follow through of get-
ting the annex labs ready
for the students and facul-
ty, as well as recognizing
Beverly Hurst, Program
Unit Specialist. Both re-
ceived a standing ovation
from the nursing faculty.
Hurst and husband Gary
reside in the Hatch Bend
area. They attend Hatch
Bend Baptist church and
both are very much in-
volved in church activities.
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Service Employee, FACC member, Lee Johnson, FACC co-
chair/SFCC.

Hamilton County Democratic

Executive Committee meeting


Hamilton County Demo-
cratic Executive Commit-
tee will meet at 7 p.m.,
Monday,: May, 14 at the
Jasper Plublic. Library; 'All


interested Democrats are
invited to attend. Refresh-
ments will be .provided.
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March 26, 5:30 p.m
The Lafayette County Commission met
on the above date and hour for a regular
scheduled meeting. The meeting was held
in the Commissioners meeting room at the
courthouse in Mayo. The following mem-
bers were present: Commissioner, Charles
Driver, Dist. 1; Commissioner Thomas E.
Pridgeon, Dist. 2; Commissioner Donnie
Hamlin, Dist. 3; Commissioner Jack Byrd,
Dist. 4; Commissioner Earnest Jones, Dist.
5; and Lafayette County attorney Leenette
McMillan.
MINUTES
On a motion by Mr. Driver and a second
by Mr. Hamlin, the Board voted unani-
mously to approve the minutes.
TAYLOR COUNTY DEVELOPMENT
AUTHORITY
On a motion by Mr. Jones and a second
by Mr. Driver, the Board voted unani-
mously to adopt a memorandum of agree-
ment with Rick Breer with the Taylor
County Development Authority.
LAFAYETTE COUNTY
ROAD DEPARTMENT
Mr. Edward Dodd, Public Works Super-
intendent, informed the Board that he was
losing three employees with the public
works department. On a motion by Mr
Jones and a second by Mr., Hamlin, the
Board voted unanimously to advertise for
two positions and have Mr. Dodd screen
the applicants.
VARIANCE V06-02
The Board of County Commissioners
switched over to the Planning and Zoning
Board. Discussion took place regarding a
variance petition by Tim and Linda Mc-
Coy, V06-02, Parcel 33-07-14-0035-0000-
00480. On a motion by Mr. Hamlin and a
second by Mr. Driver, the Board voted
unanimously to have the cover removed
from the deck up to the set back line and to
approve the variance with the previous
condition.
PZ LPA CPA 06-1
The Board switched over to the local
planning agency to review ordinance PZ
LPA CPA 06-1. On a motion by Mr. Jones
and a second by Mr. Hamlin, the board
voted unanimously to have Mr. Bobby
Johnson read ordinance PA LPA CPA 06-1
by title only. On a motion by Mr. Jones and
a second by Mr. Pridgeon, the board voted
unanimously to recommend the ordinance
to the board of county commissioners.
PZ LPA CPA 06-1
On a motion by Mr. Jones and a second
by Mr. Han-mlin the' board voted unani-
mously to have Mr1.'Bobby Johnson read
ordinance PZ LPA CPA 06-1 by title only.
On a motion by Mr. Jones and a second by
Mr. Pridgeon, the board voted unanimous-
ly to adopt the ordinance.
FORT ATKINSON PHASE ONE
On a motion by Mr. Driver and a second
by Mr. Pridgeon, the board voted unani-
mously to approve the preliminary plat of
Fort Atkinson Phase One with proposed
variances to be advertised for a public


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hearing.


RESOLUTION 2007 3-2-1
The board held a public hearing to con-
sider closing and relocating the road on
the attached petition and resolution (Jack-
son Bluff Road). The purpose for consider-
ing the above action is to satisfy the De-
partment of Corrections request before
they build the proposed annex to the
Mayo Correctional Institution. On a mo-
tion by Mr. Driver and a second by Mr.
Hamlin, the board voted unanimously to
adopt the attached resolution 2007-3-2-1.
INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT
FOR FIRE SERVICES
On a motion by Mr. Jones and a second
by Mr. Pridgeon, the board voted unani-
mously to adopt the Interlocal Agreement
for fire services with the Town of Mayo.
UPS AGREEMENT
On a motion by Mr. Hamlin and a sec-
ond by Mr. Driver, the Board voted unan-
imously to approve the agreement with
UPS to park a truck at the Industrial Park
pending the review of the agreement with
the county attorney.
NORTH FLORIDA WORKFORCE
DEVELOPMENT
The board discussed allowing the North
Florida Workforce Development to place a
Kiosk Unit in a county building with stip-
ulations. The vote was as follows: Mr. Dri-
ver no, Mr. Pridgeon yes, Mr. Hamlin -
yes, Mr. Byrd yes, and Mr. Jones yes.
BORROW PITS
The board requested Ms. McMillan to
write a letter to DOT declaring that the
county has no current need for the borrow
pits mentioned in the attached letter.
ALMS OF BETHEL AGREEMENT
On a motion by Mr. Jones and a second
by Mr. Pridgeon, the board voted unani-
mously to approve the agreement of sup-
port with the Alms of Bethel Church.
SCRAP AND SCOP ROADS
On a motion by Mr. Driver and a second
by Mr. Jones, the Board voted unanimous-
ly to send the list of SCRAP and SCOP
roads to the Florida Department of Trans-
portation. They were as follows: SCRAP:
1) County Road 300, 2) County Road 420
and SCOP 1) County Road 251, 2) County
Road 361 and 371.
WARRANT LIST
On a motion by Mr. Jones and a second
by Mr. Pridgeon, the board voted unani-
mously to approve the following bills:
General Fund: $87,717.05
Emergency 911 Fund: $125:00
d" Inhdusrial Park Fund: $11,557.33 j il i)
Courthouse Renovation Reserve Fund:
$1,000.00
ADJOURN:
On a motion by Mr. Jones and a second
by Mr. Driver, the board voted unani-
mously to adjourn.


T. Jack Byrd, Chairman
Attest:
Ricky Lyons, Clerk
Approved this 9th day of April 2007

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Shopping

Extravaganza!
Don't miss this ONE-
DAY SALE, 10-3 Saturday
May-5, at the Branford
Woman's Clubhouse. This
is your chance to.save $$
on some of your favorite
products. Vendors include
Latasia Jewelry, Home &
Garden Party, Pampered
Chef, Creative Memories,
Gold Canyon Candles,
L Stampin UP!, purses by
trite let- LFW Designs, and more.
f and to Door prizes, give-a-ways,
accept refreshments, and fun, so
signed
-red for come on out! Saturday May
ess. 5 from 10-'3, Branford
Woman's Clubhouse, SR
247 across from the Gather-
ing...See you there! We are
pleased to say a donation
will be made to the Bran-
ford Woman's Club.
For more information,
contact Kathy Stark 386-
S935-3487 or Martha Sher-
es rod at 386-497-4056.














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Mt. Paran Revival
Mt. Paran Baptist Church will hold revival services
Sunday, May 6, through Wednesday, May 9. Sunday
morning services will be at 11 a.m., Sunday night at 6
p.m. and Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Bringing the messages will be Rev. Rusty Bryant, pas-
tor of Brandy Branch Baptist church in Bryceville, and
former pastor of Airline Baptist church in Mayo.
There will be special singing each night. A covered dish
lunch will be served following the Sunday morning ser-
vice. The church is located on CR 450 in Lafayette Coun-
ty. Everyone is cordially invited to attend.


Ways to help your

lawn during dry times


Normally, we have some
moisture going into the
dry months of April and
May. With the area al-
ready extremely dry, it
may be a tough year for
your lawn.
The following are some
recommendations to keep
your lawn healthy during
dry times. First is to raise
your mowing height up.
Every time a lawn is
mowed, some stress is
placed on the plant. Taller
grass improves photosyn-
thesis (energy for the
plant) and deepens the
root system. The mowing
height for Bahia and St.
Augustine should be
around three inches with
Centipede and Bermuda
grass around two inches.
Second, avoid excessive
use of Nitrogen (N). Shoot
growth is increased and
root growth reduced by
excessive Nitrogen. An al-
most universal recommen-
dation for turf grass is to
apply one pound of actual
Nitrogen per 1000 square
feet if the Nitrogen is from
a water soluble source. If
some of the Nitrogen is
water insoluble (organic
Nitrogen) then up to two
pounds of actual Nitrogen
per 1000 square feet can be
applied. The pounds of
actual Nitrogen in every
fertilizer can be deter-
mined by dividing the per-
cent N listed on the label
into 100. The main idea
with reducing Nitrogen is
to promote only as much
growth as the roots can
sustain. In addition, Potas-
sium (3rd number on the-
bag) can help turf grass in-
crease their tolerance to
stress. Potassium pro-
motes increased root
growth, thicker cell walls,

Celebrating
Continued From Page 1A

pecially her family, for
helping her fulfill her
dreams and opening Jack-
son Speech and Rehab. "I
want to thank my husband
for not only being the fa-
ther, but also the mother at
times. I also thank him for
being so patient, under-


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Hometown Service News
Army Pvt. Eric Jones
Army Pvt. Eric Jones has graduated from the Unit
Supply Specialist Advanced Individual Training course
at the Quartermaster Battalion, Fort Lee, Petersburg, Va.
The course is designed to train students to receive, in-
spect, segregate. store, inventory, issue, deliver and
turn-in organizational and installation supplies and
equipment; maintain automated supply systems for ac-
countability with use of unit computers; issue and re-
ceipt of small arms, and secure and control weapons
and ammunition supplies.
He is the son of Debra W. and stepson of James W.
Hamilton of S.W. Willow St.. Mayo.
Jones is a 1999 graduate of Lafayette High School,
Mayo.


Chris Vann


and improves drought tol-
erance. Turf grasses re-
quire potassium in nearly
the same amount as Nitro-
gen, especially in sandy
soils where both can readi-
ly leach out.
Third is to water proper-
ly. Frequent, light water-
ings cause shallow root
systems that are not good
for healthy turf. To devel-
op a deep root system,
lawns should only be wa-
tered when the first signs
of wilt occur. Irrigating
3/4 to 1 inch per week in
one to two applications is
much better than frequent
light applications. Getting
the water eight to ten
inches into, the soil once to
twice a week is much
more efficient.
Also, as the drought
continues, be on the look-
out for insect pressure. In-
sects seem to thrive, under
dry conditions and are at-
tracted to lush well main-
tained landscapes. Hope-
fully, the rains will return
soon and help us in our
lawn management pro-
gram.
For more information on
lawn management contact
Chris Vann, Extension
Agent II at the Lafayette
County Extension Office,
386-294-1279.



standing, and supportive.
My parents have also
helped me by running the
children to their lessons,
keeping them while I was
in class or studying, and
encouraging me all the way
through," Jackson said.


Pfc. David E. Hall Jr.


Private First Class David E. Hall Jr.
Congratulations to honor graduate David E. Hall Jr.,
who received the Leatherneck Award for outstand-
ing performance and a Certificate of Commendation
for exceptionally noteworthy performance.of duty -.
while undergoing recruit training m Paj ris Island, S..
Car.
Pfc. Hall is the son of David and Dana Hall of Live
Oak, and Barbara Proffit of Lafayette, Tenn., and the
grandson of Bill and Bonnie Paulk of Lafayette, and
Earl and Anne Hall of Jasper.



Walker Creek Hatch

Bend School Reunion


The Walker Creek and
Hatch Bend Schools re-
union will be held May
19, 10 a.m. until....... in the
fellowship hall at Hatch
Bend Baptist Church.
All former students of
the long closed schools, as
well as family and friends
of classmates are invited
to attend.
Everyone is asked to


bring a covered dish, and
plenty of memories to
share. Paper products wil
be furnished. This may
well be the last reunion of
these old schools, so noti-
fy all family and friends
and make plans to attend
For more information or
directions you may con-
tact Donald Hurst at 935-
1282.


The profession that

focuses on life skills


Linda Smith
Occupational Thera-
py.....what is it?? Many
folks may not know exact-
ly what this term means,
but Heather Croft Jackson,
did a great job of explain-
ing all the different as-
pects and concepts of OT
at the weekly Rotary
meeting in Mayo, on
Wednesday, April 25.
Occupational Therapy is
* the profession that focuses
on life skills. OT doesn't
just treat medical condi-
tions, it helps people and '
children stay engaged in
the activities that give
them pleasure or a sense
of purpose, despite chal-
lenges.
OT therapists help peo-
ple surmount their dis-
abilities or medical condi-
tions to do everyday
things. The nature of the
therapy depends on the
individual and their envi-
ronment; occupational
therapists consider the
whole person when devel-
oping a therapy plan. Oc-
cupational therapists col-
laborate with physicians
and other professionals to
ensure a comprehensive
approach.
Children sometimes
have behavioral or devel-
opmental problems that
limit their educational
progress. Lawmakers be-
lieve occupational therapy
is so important to the
well-being of children,
federal law mandates that
schools must offer occu-
pational therapy to chil-
dren who need it. This is
where Heather Croft Jack-
son comes in. She has
been doing this type job,
for ten years now, she
specializes in Pediatric
Occupational Therapy
with Sensory Stimulation.
* She is contracted with'the
Lafayette County Schools
to provide OT in a school
setting.
As Jackson explained,
Occupational Therapy can
be practiced anywhere, in
a hospital, in home, nurs-
ing homes, schools, day
cares, etc.
Jackson gave a very ex-
tensive overview of how
brain and body work to-.
gether to perform and


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when, either is not work-
ing properly it sometimes
causes problems for the
person or child in every-
day living. And when this
involves children that's
where she steps up to the
challenge. There motto is
"Opening learning door-
ways through Sensory
Pathways." After pin-
pointing the problem area
she can then proceed to
carry out the best plan of
action for each particular
child. She shared some of
the many resources she
has available to use in this
type of OT. She also
shared a few success sto-
ries of children that have
progressed greatly in a
short span of time due to
the help of therapy pro-
vided.
Occupational therapy is
outcome-oriented, there-
fore therapists help their
clients work toward
achievable performance
goals. Often after a stoke,
someone may need thera-
py to once again do the
meaningful things in life
like working, driving,
shopping, even preparing
a meal.
There are three areas of
achievement focused on
in Occupational Therapy:
activities for daily living,
areas of work, areas of
play and leisure.
Occupational therapy
has its roots, a century
ago, in helping war veter-
ans return to life at home.
These days, occupational
therapists work in rehabil-
itation hospitals and on
the front lines of combat.
Some occupational thera-
py programs help soldiers
recognize and relieve
stress. In addition, occu-
pational therapy helps
soldiers learn to care for
themselves after an injury,
including helping them
use artificial limbs.
To find out more about
occupational therapy- and
how it might help you,
visit the American Occu-
pational Therapy Associa-
tion's Web site,
www.aota.org.
Or locally you may call
Heather Croft Jackson, -
BHS, OTR/L at 386-208-
9185.


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enormously in the years to
come by helping children
and adults who are strug-
gling to get back on their
feet and walk on solid
ground. "This building,
with the providence of God
and the labor of people has
been completed, declares
our vision and purpose for
Christian education of the
children, youth, and fami-
lies of this church and com-
munity," Demps said.
The ceremony began
when the crowd walked
slowly from the sanctuary
to the steps of Alms of
Bethel singing a hymn.
When the last member ar-
rived, they sang another
hymn, prayed, and gave

Grand
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ed 120 horses were
brought to the 2,500-acre
equestrian ranch. He also
said 250 people were in at-
tendance, more than they
expected. "It was a great
day and we were thrilled
by the show of support
from the public for this
event. With over 120 trail
riders, the number of par-
ticipants exceeded our ex-
pectations," Kauffman
said.
Lafayette County Sheriff
Carson McCall and W.C.
Hart provided visitors
with a home cooked meal
of barbecue pork, ham-
burgers, hot dogs, baked
beans, Cole slaw and cake.
Lafayette Fire and Rescue
was also there, ready to
provide their services if
needed.
The park, a life-long
dream of Frank "Red" and
Olive Schulte, is planning
to expand and add more
features in the near future,
according to SRWMD,
who now owns and over-


the first dedication speech.
Freddie Jones, Deacon, led
the congregation in a
prayer of thanksgiving.
After several members
cut the purple ribbon,
Demps opened the door
and motioned to the con-
gregants to come inside.
Once everyone was seated,
the second part of the cere-
mony began followed by a
dinner.
The rest of the ceremony
went as follows. The Bethel
Choir sang between
speeches. Ronald Bryant,
Presiding Elder, read scrip-
ture. Taylor McGrew, Dea-
con and Mayor of the town
of Mayo, gave the greet-
ings. Chester Demps, Pre-
siding Elder of Mt. Sinai
Holy Church of America,


sees the property.
There will be a visitor's
center, gift shop, and a 30
unit RV campground, 19.5
mile Steinhatchee River
Trail, to name a few.
Groundbreaking on phase
one development will co-
incide with Pioneer Day
Festival in October 2007.
If you would like to visit
R.O. Ranch, the park is lo-
cated approximately two
miles on CR 357 off US
Hwy 51, south of Mayo.
For additional details, visit
www.roranch.org or con-
tact Brian Kauffman at 1-
800-226-1066.
Mayo
Continued From Page 1A
assist Vega and notified au-
thorities.
LCSO personnel, along
with the Taylor County
Sheriff's Office and Florida
Department of Law En-
forcement agents are inves-
tigating and still on the
lookout for Michael
Marines Hernandes of Gulf
Breeze and another uniden-


Inc., presented the key to
Emmanuel Holland, Vice
President and Bishop of Mt.
Sinai Holy Church of Amer-
ica, Inc. After Holland gave
his speech, he presented the
key to the Deacons of Bethel
of Mt. Sinai.

Suwannee Chapter
of the Florida Trail
Association meeting
The Suwannee Chapter of
the Florida Trail Associa-
tion will hold its monthly
meeting on Monday, May
14, at the Suwannee River
Water Management District
from 7-9 p.m., on US 90 and
CR 49, 2 miles east of Live
Oak. The Public is wel-
come!
Jeffery Wilcox of the
Habitat and Species Divi-
sion of the Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation
Commission will share
with the group some of his
knowledge about the fa-
mous gulf sturgeon. For an
up-close and personal expe-
rience a three and one-half
foot sturgeon will be dis-
played. Last summer there
were eight collisions be-
tween boaters and these
creatures.
Contact: Chapter Chair,
Sylvia Dunnam, 362-
3256,dunnams@wind-
stream.net, Stephanie Siko-
ra, 208-1381,
rjwildlife@windstream.net.


tified Hispanic male who
are facing multiple charges.
According to the LCSO
arrest report, both suspects
will be charged with kid-
napping, aggravated as-
sault with the intent to
commit a felony, and grand
theft of a motor vehicle.
The incident is still under
investigation, according to
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LAFAYETTE'S KATHY JO WALKER doubled home a run in the Lady Hornets three-run third en route
to a 4-0 win over visiting Maclay. The Lady Hornets win vaulted them into a regional semi-final
game. photo by Ed Taylor


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holdS
by Ed Taylor
Sports Correspondent
The Lafayette baseball
Hornets took time during
their final home game of
the 2007 season to honor
their four departing seniors
and their parents.
A large crowd gathered
at the Lafayette High
School diamond to be part
of the special activities of
the evening under some
clear skies and pleasant
temperatures.
Chace Walker, who
wears number 9 and the
son of the late Connie
Walker, was escorted onto
the diamond by his par-


Branford

upsets

Lafayette
.by Ed Taylor
Sports Correspondent
The error-proned
Lafayette Hornets were
their own worst enemy
against the Branford
Buccaneers last week in
a first round game of
the boys baseball district
tournament at Lafayette
High School. The Hor-
, rie^f8tnrititead nine er-
rors as Branford scored
an upset 8-4 win over
the defending district
champions. Five of the
Buccaneers runs were
unearned against Colby
Keen who went the full
'seven innings in absorb-
ing the loss.
J.D. Strickland, who
started for Branford,
was all business on the
mound and had the
SEE BRANFORD, PAGE 8A


)all Hornets



;enior Night
ents, Scott and Beth Walk- Walker plans to attend
er. Lake City Community Col-
Walker has been part of lege after graduation this
the baseball team the past year.
two seasons. When not on Kurt Skelly, number 10
the ballfields he enjoys as for the Hornets, was es-


his hobbies hunting, fish-
ing and team roping.


SEE BASEBALL, PAGE 8A
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Aaron Gresham and parents Mike and Lucie Gresham


Kurt Skelly with father Jim Skelly and girlfriend Shellie Fisher


-Chace Walker and parents Scott and Beth Walker
Chace Walker and parents Scott and Beth Walker


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Maclay in 4-0 win


by Ed Taylor
Sports Correspondent
It was all goose-eggs for visiting
Maclay last week in girls softball re-
gional play as they visited the Lady
Hornets of Lafayette in a quarter-final
game. The win permitted Lafayette to
advance to a semi-final round game
against Providence (Jacksonville).
Lindsey Hamlin had things going her
way as she shut out Maclay on no hits
in her seven inning stint. Hamlin
fanned seven batters in picking up the
win. Lafayette collected seven hits in
the game but had to have a wild third
inning to put the game in the win col-
umn.
The two teams played to a scoreless
tie until four consecutive hits from the
Lady Hornets pushed home three runs
to give the Lady Hornets a 3-0 lead.
The three-run rally came with two outs
in the inning. Lafayette added their
fourth run in the fifth inning when
Carteshia Macklin led off with a single
and came home on Natalie Land's RBI
double.
Land had two doubles in the game in
collecting two hits. Hamlin had an RBI
double as did catcher Katy Jo Walker.
Kelsey Land singled a run in the three-
run third for the Lady Hornets. Senior
Marla Alcazar had one a hit, a double.
Lafayette played errorless softball
while Maclay committed two miscues.
The win improved the Lady Hornets to
15-9 on the season.


Colby Keen and parents Clinton and Kathy Keen


KRISTIN MILLARD MAKES a throw to first base in a regional tournament game
against Maclay last week. The Lady Hornets posted a 4-0 win over the visitors in ad-
vancing on in regional play. photo by Ed Taylor


Sports in general!
It has been a good past five months and we have one
more month to go in writing about sports. As you know
we do not have sports during the months of June and
July. Sports will return in August when teams get ready
to gear up for the football season as well as girls volley-
ball. So we will take a break for a couple of months and
vacation and whatever.
I have enjoyed the local sports scene the past five
months (December-April). I just love being around the
student/ athletes and they make me feel younger, al-
though you cannot go much on feelings. I anxiously
await the football season and I know you fans do as
well. A 10-0 regular season finish cannot be beaten but
it can be duplicated. Here is hoping the Hornets will
duplicate the last regular season and go further in the
playoffs this coming season.


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BUBBA FILLYAW (19) took a throw from the pitcher as a Branford base runners dives back to the
base. The Hornets saw Branford score for times in the second inning in a 8-4 district tournament
loss last week. photo by Ed Taylor


KURT SKELLY represented his team at home plate in a pre-game meeting against Branford. As the
two sides went over the ground rules, Branford had a few rules of their own as they posted an 8-
4 win in the district tournament, photo by Ed Taylor


Continued From Page 7A

corted by his father John
Skelly and girlfriend Shel-
lie Fisher. Like Walker,
Skelly has been on the var-
sity team the past two
.years. Public address an-
nouncer, Andy Hart, gave
. Skelly a rather unusual in-
troduction as he informed
the crowd that Skelly was


a member of the Beta
Club, FBLA, a member of
the football team as well
as the Herbert Perry Fan
Club. Hart announced that
Skelly's hobbies included
hanging out with friends
and competing in sports.
Skelly's plans include at-
tending a four year college
where he wants to play
football and major in busi-


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ness.
Clinton and Kathy Keen
escorted their son Colby
Keen onto the field where
Keen has played for the
Hornets the past three sea-
sons. Keen is a member of
the Brewer Lake Baptist
Church. Keen's hobbies are
hunting, fishing and just
hanging out with friends.
Helping with the family
business and playing base-
ball are the immediate
plans for Keen following
graduation.
Aaron Gresham has been
behind the plate for the
past five seasons for the


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Branford
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Hornets hitting the ball on
the ground instead of in
the air. He recorded 10
ground ball outs while
striking out six batters.
Lafayette could get noth-
ing going in the earlier in-
nings with Stricklin retir-
ing the first six batters he
faced. Bubba Fillyaw
reached on a two-base er-
ror in centerfield and later
scored when Chad Hemp-
stead grounded out to
short in the third inning.
Branford pushed home a
single run in the first in-
ning on a one out walk to
Bradley Bullock and
Strickland's RBI double.
The Buccaneers batted
around in their half of the
second inning scoring four
times to take a 5-1 lead.
With one out, three con-


baseball Hornets. He was
escorted by his parents
Mike and Lucie Gresham.
He has lettered the past
five seasons for the Hor-
nets. He is a member of the
Youth Crime Watch and a
member of the Beta Club
as well as the football
team. Gresham's hobbies
include fishing, hunting
and playing Halo on XBox
as well as just hanging out
with friends. Gresham ,
signed with Florida State
University to play football
next season for the Semi-
noles. He plans to major in
Criminal Justice.


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secutive singles loaded the
bases for the Buccaneers
before David Campbell's
sacrifice fly scored Michael
Linblade. A catcher's error
allowed two more runs to
cross the plate and Strick-
land had his second hit of
the game an RBI single.
Branford added two
more runs in the fifth to
lead 7-1. Both runs were
unearned. The Hornets got
run number two in the
sixth against Strickland.
Thomas Byrd legged out
an infield hit, moved to


second on an error and to
third on a wild pitch. He
came on to score on Sergio
Perez's fly ball to right
field to make it an 8-2
game. Lafayette made the
final score a little more re-
spectable with two in the
bottom of the seventh. A
two out walk to Kurt Skel-
ly and Aaron Gresham's
second hit of the game set
up the two runs, both un-
earned. The game and sea-
son for the Hornets ended
when Perez grounded out
to second base.


Sports


Continued From Page 7A

Baseball and softball
has been very good. I was
surprised the baseball
team was upset in the dis-
trict tournament but that
is the way the proverbial
ball bounces. Coach Stew-
art and the Hornets had a
good seaspn and won
some big games. Coach
was first class in his
coaching and that spilled
over onto the players. I al-
ways looked forward to
attending a Hornet base-
ball game.
As of this writing, coach
Derek Garland and his
Lady Hornets softball
team were still in con-
tention for a state berth.
They were in the finals of
the regional tournament
(as of last Tuesday). What
a great team this has been
this season. They seem to
always find a way to win.
With only one senior, the
Lady Hornets will be a
team to be reckoned with
next year.
While I enjoy all sports,
I have to admit that bas-


ketball is my first love.
Coach Mike Harris had a
great junior varsity season
this season past and that
speaks well for Coach
Garland's varsity team
next year. The Hornets
will return some key play-
ers as well as inherited a
good crop of sophomores.
What can you say about
coach Jimmy Blankenship
and his girls basketball
team. They will be a bet-
ter team next year than
they were this past sea-
son. If they can just figure
out a way to get past
North Florida Christian!
A veteran team returns
with a good group of
young players for Coach
Blank.
After the school ends
for the summer we will
visit the youth diamonds
until the month of June. I
enjoy watching the
youngsters play the game
of baseball and softball.
We will see you around
the diamonds this sum-
mer and until the next
time good sports every-
one and be good sports!


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Kindergartners learn about dinosaurs


submitted
During the month of March, the kinder-
garten classes at Lafayette Elementary
studied dinosaurs. The students enjoyed
getting to shake plato the dinosaur's
hand. Plato also gave each student a col-
oring book and crayons. Thanks Publix
and Plato.
Pastor Tom and Maggie Baird from
Noah's Park & Planetarium came to visit
our kindergarten students. The students


Were able to see models of different kinds
of dinosaurs, dinosaur footprints, teeth,
dinosaur eggs, and different parts of di-
nosaurs. They were able to touch a real di-
nosaur tooth, vertebrae, and a face bone.
The students loved ,it!
Another fun activity was our dinosaur
dig. All over the playground students
were able to be paleontologists and dis-
cover dinosaur bones. The kindergarten
students had a blast.


Tom Baird


*,; Mrs. Guyton's class, dino dig


Mr. -,Beach's class.
Mr. Beach's class.


Mrs. Guyton's class


Mrs. Lewis's class


Mrs. Long's class



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Mayo Legals
ANNOUNCEMENT
OF FILING OF NOTICE OF
MUTUAL HOLDING COMPANY
REORGANIZATION
This Is to Inform the public that First Federal
Savings Bank of Florida (the "Bank") located
at 4705 West U.S. Highway 90, Lake City,
Florida 32055, will file application materials
S with the Office of Thrift Supervision ("OTS") on
or about April 2, 2007, advising the OTS of its
Intent to reorganize into the mutual holding
company structure pursuant to 12 CFR Part
675 ("Reorganization Notice"), and to charter
an Interim federal savings association that will
tnerge (pursuant to 12 C.F.R. 563.22) with and
into the Bank, with the Bank as the surviving
Institution, to facilitate the mutual holding com-
pany reorganization.
This public notice will appear at approximately
one-week intervals over a thirty-day period be-
ginning April 4, 2007 and ending May 9, 2007.
Anyone may submit written comments in con-
~ection with the application within 30 calendar
days of publication of this notice. The com-
Inments must be sent to the Regional Director,
,Office of Thrift Supervision, Southeast Re-
gional Office, 1475 Peachtree Street, N.E., At-
lanta, Georgia 30309, and to the attention of
Keith C. Leibfried, President and Chief Execu-
tive Officer of First Federal Savings Bank of
Florida, to its address stated above. Written
comments in opposition to the Application
should address the regulatory basis for denial,
pf the Application, and be supported by the In-
formation specified in 12 C.F.R. Section
516.120(a). You may request a meeting on the
'Application by a written request for a meeting
With your comment with OTS. Your request
should describe the nature of the issues or
facts to be discussed and the reasons why
written submissions are insufficient to ade-
quately address these facts or Issues. OTS will
grant a meeting request only when it finds that
written submissions are Insufficient to address
the facts or issues raised, or otherwise deter-
mines that a meeting will benefit Its decision
making process.
'You may inspect the non-confidential portion
qf the Reorganization Notice and non-confi-
dential portions of all comments and informa-
tion filed by the public in response to the Re-
organization Notice by contacting the Region-
al Director or the Information Services Divi-
sion, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G
Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20552. If you
have any questions concerning these proce-
dures, contact the Regional Director at (404)
888-0771 or the Information Services Division
at (202) 906-6000.
04/05, 12, 19,26,05/03, 10

PUBLIC NOTICE
The Lafayette County Fire Council will hold
their regular monthly meeting on Monday, May
7, 2007 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in
the County Commissioner's meeting room on
the second floor of the courthouse in Mayo,
Florida.
By Order of: .
Jason Long "
Chairperson
Lafayette County Fire Council
ALL MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE WEL-
COME TO ATTEND. NOTICE IS FURTHER
HEREBY GIVEN, PURSUANT TO FLORIDA
STATUTE 286.0105, THAT ANY PERSON OR
PERSONS DECIDING TO APPEAL ANY
MATTER CONSIDERED AT THIS PUBIC
HEARING WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE
HEARING AND MAY NEED TO ENSURE
THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF'THE PRO-
CEEDINGS IS MADE WHICH RECORD IN-
CLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE
UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE
'BASED.
'5/3-1-D


Mayo Legals

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING
CONCERNING A VARIANCE
AS PROVIDED FOR IN THE
LAFAYETTE COUNTY LAND
DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS
BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMIS-
SIONERS OF LAFAYETTE COUNTY, FLORI-
DA, SERVING AS THE BOARD OF ADJUST-
MENT OF LAFAYETTE COUNTY, FLORIDA,
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to
the Lafayette County Land Development Reg-
ulations, hereinafter referred to as the Land
Development Regulations, as amended, ob-
jections, recommendations and comments
concerning a variance, as described below,
will be heard by the Board of County Commis-
sioners of Lafayette County, Florida, serving
as the Board of Adjustment of Lafayette Coun-
ty, Florida, at a public hearing on May 14,
2007 at 9:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the
matter can be heard, !in the Board of Commis-
sioners meeting room located in the County
Courthouse.
V07-04, a petition by JAMES & LORI
ROGERS, requesting a Variance be granted
to the requirements of the Land Development
Regulations, to reduce the front yard setback
from 100 feet to 50 feet within an Environmen-
tally Sensitive Area -2 ( ESA-2) on .property
described as follows:
A parcel of land in Section 05, Township 07,
Range 14 East, Lafayette County, Florida.
COM. AT SW COR. OF SW1/4 OF SE1/4, 05-
07-14; TH. S.89"42'24"E. ALONG SECTION
LINE 650 FT. TO EAST EDGE OF A COUN-
TY GRADE FOR THE P.O.B; TH CONT.
S.89"42'24"E. ALONG SEC. LINE 310 FT.;
TH, RUN N.0118'45"E. 73.42 FT. TO EDGE
OF A COUNTY GRADE TH. RUN
N.38*17'24"W. ALONG THE SW EDGE OF
SAID GRADE 270 FT. TO INTERSECT WITH
ANOTHER COUNTY GRADE; TH. RUN
333.5 FT. BACK TO THE P.O.B. OR BK 53 P.
647; OR BK CONTAINING 1.30 ACRES
The public hearing may be continued to one or
more future dates. Any interested party shall
be advised that the date, time and place of any
continuation of the public hearing shall be an-
nounced during the public hearing and that no'
further notice concerning the matter will be
published, unless said continuation exceeds
six calendar weeks from the date of the above
referenced public hearing.
At the aforenientioned public hearing, all inter-
ested parties may appear to be heard with re-
spect to the proposed variance.
Copies of the proposed variance are available
for public inspection at the Office of:the Land
Development Regulations Administrator,
County Courthouse, located at the intersec-
tion of west Main Street(US Hwy 27) and
North Fletcher Street(St Rd 51), Mayo, Flori-
da, during regular business hours.
All persons are advised that if they decide to
appeal any decision made at the above refer-
enced public hearing, they will need a record
of the proceedings, and that, for such purpos-
es, they may need to ensure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made, which
record includes the testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is to be based.
5/3-1-D

THE LAFAYETTE COUNTY SCHOOL
BOARD WILL RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
FOR THE FOLLOWING:
LAFAYETTE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM
ADDITION MILLWORK
A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held
on Monday, May 7, 2007, 9:00 AM at Lafayette
County School Boardl 363 NE Crawford St.
Mayo, FL. Bid packets and specifications will
be available at the meeting. Please contact
Joey Pearson at 386/294-1351 for further in-
formation.
04/26,, 05/03


Mayo Legals
NOTICE OF PROPOSED MERGER
Notice is hereby given that application has
been made by First Federal Savings Bank of
Florida (the "Bank"), 4705 West U.S. Highway
90, Lake City, Florida 32055, to the Office of
Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, N.W.,
Washington, D.C. 20552, for approval to
merge with First Federal Interim Bank II, a to-
be-formed federally chartered Interim savings
bank, to be headquartered at 4705 West U.S.
Highway 0, Lake City, Florida 32055. The in-
terim savings bank is being chartered for the
purpose of accomplishing a reorganization of
the Bank into a two-tier mutual holding com-
pany through the establishment of First Feder-
al Bancorp, Inc., a Federal corporation, as a
mid-tier stock holding company and First Fed-
eral Bancorp, MHC, a Federal corporation, as
a mutual holding company.
This notice is published pursuant to 12 U.S.C.
1828(c) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act
and 12 C.F.R. Section 563.22 of the regula-
tions of the Office of Thrift Supervision. This
notice will appear at approximately one-week
intervals over a 30-day period beginning April
4, 2007 and ending on May 9, 2007.
Anyone may submit written comments in con-
nection with this application within 30 calendar
days of the Initial publication date of this no-
tice. The comment must be sent simultane-
ously to the Regional Director, Office of Thrift
Supervision, Southeast Regional Office, 1475
Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia
30309 and to the attention of Keith C.
Leibfrled, President and Chief Executive Offi-
cer of First Federal Savings Bank of Florida to
Its address stated above. Written comments In
opposition to the application should address
the regulatory basis for denial of such applica-
tion, and be supported by the Information
specified In 12 C.FR. Section 516.120(a). You
may request a meeting on such application by
including a written request for a meeting with
your comment to OTS. Your request should
describe the nature of the issues or facts to be
discussed and the reasons why written sub-
missions are insufficient to adequately ad-
dress the facts or issues. OTS will grant a
meeting request only when it finds that written
submissions are insufficient to address the
facts or Issues raised, or otherwise deter-
mines that a meeting will benefit Its decision
making process.
You may view the non-confidential portions of
the appllcation and the non-confidential por-
tions of all comments filed with OTS by con-
tacting the OTS Regional Office listed above.
This Information is available for public viewing
at the appropriate OTS Regional Office during
regular business hours. If you have any ques-
tions concerning these procedures, contact
the OTS Regional Office at (404) 888-0771
04/05, 12, 18, 26, 03,10

RECEIVING SEALED BIDS
The Lafayette County School Board will re-
ceive sealed bids for the following:
FLOOR COVERING
Bids must be returned by 3 p.m., Monday, May
14, 2007 at which time bids will be opened.
The School Board will award bid on Tuesday,
May 15,2007 at 10:30 a.m.
Bid packets may be picked up at Lafayette
County School Board, 363 NE Crawford St.,
between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. For
more information, please contact Pam Tyre,
Purchasing Clerk at (386) 294-4344.
5/3-5/10-2-D
RECEIVING SEALED BIDS
THE LAFAYETTE COUNTY SCHOOL
BOARD WILL RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
FOR THE FOLLOWING:
PEST CONTROL SERVICES
Bidsinust be retumed by 3 p.m., Monday, May
14; 2007 at which time bids will be opened.
The School Board wil award bid on Tuesday,
May 15, 2007 at 10:30 a.m.
Bid packets may be picked up at Lafayette
County School Board, 363 NE Crawford St.,
between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. For
more information, please contact Pam Tyre,
Purchasing Clerk, at (386) 294-4344.
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Mayo Legals

PUBLIC NOTICE
The Lafayette County Board of County Com-
missioners will be accepting bids for the pur-
chase of a 105 KW diesel generator set 3 PH,
277/480V with the following accessories:
Outside enclosure
120V JACKET Water Heater
6A, 120V battery charger .
Double-walled, sub base fuel tank (48 hour)
The sealed bids will be opened at the board
meeting on May 14, 2007 at 11 a.m. Any ques-
tions regarding the bid request should be di-
rected to Donnie Land at 386-294-1950.
The Lafayette County Board of County Com-
missioners reserves the right to accept and/or
reject any or all bids, with or without cause, to
waive technicalities or to accept the bid which,
in its judgment, best serves the interest of the
county of Lafayette. Persons are advised that,
if they decide to appeal any decision made
concerning the award of this bid, they will
need to ensure that a verbatim record of the
proceedings Is made, which record includes
the testimony and evidence upon which the
appeal is to be made. Bid results other than
the apparent low bidder will not be provided In
response to telephone Inquiries. Bidders de-
siring a copy of the bid abstract should include
such requests with a self addressed stamped
envelope In their bid.
By Order of:
T. Jack Byrd
Chairman
Lafayette County Commissioners
ALL MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE WEL-
COME TO ATTEND. NOTICE IS FURTHER
HEREBY GIVEN, PURSUANT TO FLORIDA'
STATUTE 286.0105, THAN ANY PERSONS
DECIDING TO APPEAL ANY MATTER CON-
SIDERED AT THIS PUBLIC HEARING WILL
NEED A RECORD OF THE HEARING AND
MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM
RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE
WHICH RECORD .INCLUDES THE TESTI-
MONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE
APPEAL IS TO BE BASED.
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Get active,


get imaginative,


On average, American kids
spend about 5 hours per day
using various screen media
for entertainment, including
television, video games and
the internet. This means that
over a course of a year they
spend more time in front a
screen than in school. In fact,
43 percent of children under
the age of two are daily TV
watchers. Children who
watch more than 5 hours of
TV per day are more than
four times as likely to be
overweight, compared to
children who watch less than
two hours per day. Accord-
ing to the National Institutes
of Health and the Centers for
Disease Control and Preven-
tion, overweight children
have an increased risk for
type 2 diabetes, high blood
pressure, heart disease, joint
problems, depression, men-
strual irregularities, and oth-
er health problems.
The Lafayette County
Health Department and the
Florida Department of
Health encourages all citi-
zens to participate in TV


Walk the dog, take a

hike, play a game, visit

a park, ride a bike,

read a book, throw a

ball, visit a friend,

draw a picture

Turnoff Week. "Children
need to be encouraged to get
away from the TV and ,go
outside and play, physical ac-
tivity will help with over-
weight issues concerning
children and adults and en-
courage physical activity
through out the household."
says Karen Woulf, Lafayette
County Step Up! Florida
Healthy Communities Coor-
dinator.
April 23-29 was TV Turn
Off Week. Lafayette County
Schools read "The Berenstain
Bears and Too Much TV" by
Stan and Jan Berenstain.
For more information
about TV turn off week check
out www.screentime.org
g/> or www.kp.org/tv-
t u r n o f f
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Ham and Beef Carving Stations "Have It Your
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As a young woman, journalist Lucinda Franks learned that her father was a
U.S. spy in World War II, triggering a quarter-century quest to tell his story.
Her findings make haunting reading in a memoir about what she discovered.


By William B. Ketter
CNHI News Service
H. Roger Tatarian, the last great
editor of United Press International
and the person who guided me
!through my formative years as a
journalist, was'known for his schol-
arly encouragement when asked for
help on a dicey story.
"Go where the facts take you,"
he'd counsel. "Then get at
the truth no matter where
you end up."
Tatarian passed away 12
years ago, but his sage ad-
vice remains firmly plant-
ed in the journalistic con-
science of those men and
women who had the privi-
lege of working with him.
Perhaps no one better
personifies that legacy
than Lucinda Franks, who
won a Pulitzer Prize for Lucind
national reporting in 1971
under the tutelage of
Tatarian.
She was honored along with
fellow UPI reporter Tom Powers -
for tracking down the truth of a
rich girl from a small town in Illi-
nois who drifted from her roots to
become a tattered terrorist, dying at
the ageof 28 when a makeshift
bomb factory exploded in a town-
house in New York's Greenwich
Village.
Now, Franks has chased a much
tougher-to-get-at tale, the clandes-
tine military life of her father in


World War II. She bares the un-
comfortable facts, including her
family's darkest dysfunctions, in a
lyrically written memoir titled,
"My Father's Secret War."
Getting at the truth was hard
work, with plenty of days of de-
spair, and Franks admits she's still
not sure she knows the complete
story.
But through persistence and


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CNHINews


guile she determined that her father
wasn't the shining hero she'd
imagined him to be and that his
frequent assignments as a spy in-
volved the cold-blooded assassina-
tion of at least two suspected ene-
my agents, including a double-
dealer for the Soviet Union.
Thomas Franks, a Navy officer
and deadeye marksman, didn't
want his daughter, or anyone else,
to know what happened on his
covert missions during the war. He


insisted he had taken an oath to
never tell and he held to it through
bouts of alcoholism and mental an-
guish.
fHe couldn't, however, hold off
the determination of his journalist
daughter to solve a mystery that
jolted her curiosity when, as a
young woman, she found a German
secret police cap and Nazi Iron
Cross among her deceased moth-
er's belongings.
She instinctively won-
dered if her mother had
an affair with a Nazi. But
that thought was quickly
dismissed when her father
assured her they were his
S artifacts from the war and
that he didn't want to talk
about it.
"I'd rather you did,"
she responded.
*: From that point on, Lu-
cinda Franks sets out on a
s Service quarter-century journey of
discovery into her father's
military past. In the
process, she gathers remarkable de-
tail about how his role in the war
altered his very character and even-
tually caused what she describes as
plenty of collateral damage to those
closest to him.
That collateral damage included
a hapless marriage that he offset
with a mistress, paranoia manifest-
ed by hiding loaded guns about the
family home, losing his job as a
chemist and senior executive at a
metals company, ending up penni-
less and un-
kempt, and
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interest in Lu-
cinda and her
younger sister as
they advanced
their careers.
Yet the daugh-
ter's hunger to
know exactly
what her father
did during the
war and why
brings the two
of them closer
than ever. She
rescues him
from his drink-
ing and slovenly
lifestyle. Under-
.writes his rent
and other ex-
penses. Reintro-
duces him to the
joy of family
when she mar-
ries an accom-
plished lawyer
30 years her se-


Cover of "My Father's Secret War" by
Prize. Photo: CNH.I News Service
nior and has two children with him.
The lawyer is Robert Morgen-
thau, the district attorney for New
York County and also a World War
II veteran. He gets on well with his
peer-age father-in-law and encour-
ages his wife to continue her diffi-
cult quest into her dad's war secrets
despite his tight lips. Morgenthau
counsels her on who to contact for
information and where to look for
telltale records. She spares no ef-
fort in finding buried documents
and interviewing her father's mili-
tary compatriots and confidants.,
A first notion that he may come
around occurs when the father
agrees to contribute videotaped tes-
timony to New York's Museum of
Jewish Heritage about what he saw
during a brief visit to a liberated
Nazi death camp in Ohrdurf, Ger-
many. He told of the horror of find-
ing hundreds of dead bodies
stacked in buildings and others
bunched up on the camp's streets.
His reaction: "Oh my God! Oh
God! How could something like
this happen?" He also said he was
ordered not to talk about what he
saw.
So it isn't until later, when her
father's health begins to slip badly,
that the author learns of his assas-
sin role and other hush-hush, be-
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It is more than the author wants
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When her-father dies by her side
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and daughter are one.
There are no firm rules for writ-
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Available now!
Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc. announces the avail-
ability of funds from the Department of Community Affairs for
home energy assistance and crisis energy assistance through the
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The
program assists eligible households in paying for home heating
and cooling costs. Clients must meet income guidelines and
provide proof of income and an energy obligation. Applications
are available at the outreach center located at 2013 Industrial
Avenue, Live Oak. Info/appointments: 386-362-6079.

Register now!
NFCC offers EMT course
set for July in Mayo
North Florida Community College (NFCC) offers a basic
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training course begin-
ning July 17 in Mayo. The course will run Tuesday and Thurs-
day, from 6-10 p.m., through Dec. 6. The Mayo class will need
at least 10 qualified students and a list of interested prosepcts
is being compiled. Candidates must be 18 years old and have a
GED or high school diploma. Prospects must: (1) Complete ap-
plications for NFCC and EMT-B; (2) Take the College Place-
ment Test (CPT) at the college, and (3) Pass a background
check and be fingerprinted which requires a $60 fee. Info: 850-
973-1629, or e-mail cashR@nfcc.edu.

Donations needed!
Another Way, Inc. plans
old fashioned fish fry
Another Way, Inc., is planning an old-fashioned fish fry in
May and is in need cash donations. Fish of any kind, cleaned
and dressed are also needed. Fishermen who fish for the fun of
it and maybe throw them back, or give them away or maybe
their freezer is already full may wish to donate them for this
worthy cause. The organization is a non-profit domestic vio-
lence and rape crisis center with two shelters, one in Lake City
and one in Chiefland. Info: Brenda Sanchez, 386-792-2747,
brendasanchez@anotherwayinc.net.

Thursday
May 3
Business Development Training for
non-profit or for-profit businesses
The Entrepreneurial Rural Business Development Project
(ERBDP) has developed a series of workshops focusing on
non-profit and for-profit business development and manage-
ment for residents of Hamilton County. Workshops will be free
of charge. Pre-registration is required. The training will be held


from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, May 3 at Hamilton Cooperative Ex-
tension Office, 1143 US 41 NW, Jasper. Series III: Financing
Your Business I, "What Strategies to Use" and Nonprofit Fund-
raising, "How to Locate the Funding." Info/pre-registration:
Allen Tyree, 386-792-1276.

Thursday
May 3
NFCC Commencement Ceremony
North Florida Community College's 2007 Commencement
Ceremony will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 3 at Van H.
Priest Auditorium on the Madison campus. More than 90 grad-
uates from NFCC's six county service area-Hamilton, Jefferson,
Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee and Taylor counties-will receive
associate degrees. Due to seating limitations, the ceremony is
by invitation only. Graduates receive a limited number of invi-
tations for family and friends. Info: 850-973-1620 or .e-mail
StarlingB@nfcc.edu.

Thursday
May 3
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, May 3, 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.

Friday
May 4
Cattle Baron's Golf Tournament
Fifth Annual Cattle Baron's Golf Tournament will be held
Friday, May 4 at Southern Oaks Golf Club in Lake City. Silent
auction and drawing for sports memorabilia and golf packages;
hole-in-one contest for a Chevrolet Avalanche. Proceeds going
to support The American Cancer Society, High Five Unit (Brad-
ford, Columbia, Hamilton, Suwannee and Union counties).
Sponsorships and sponsor/player packages are available. Info:
Jimmy Swisher, 386-362-5332 or Vern Lloyd, 386-752-4885, or
visit Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce office.

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 pregnan-
cy tests, maternity clothing and baby clothing available.
Confidential. Open Wednesday-Friday. Info: 386-330-2229. '

Friday-Saturday
May 4-5
Volunteers needed in
supporting your community
Disaster Long-Term Recovery Case Management Training
will be held Friday-Saturday, May 4-5 at Columbia County
Emergency Operations Center, 263 NW Lake City Ave., Lake
City. The training is presented by Storm Recovery Center,
Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church. Don't wait,
until it's too late. Info/registration: Tracy Palmer, United Way
of Suwannee Valley, 386-752-5604.

Friday-Tuesday
May 4-7
Spring Bicycle Festival in White Springs
Enjoy great off-road rides along the banks of the Suwannee
River, scenic road rides along beautiful quite roads lined with
wildflowers, relaxing canoeing/kayaking, tubing adventures and
more fun activities Friday-Tuesday, May 4-7. Catered by Coun-
try Caterers, meals will be served at Nelly Bly's Kitchen in
Stephen Foster State park. The entire campground has been re-.
served for registered riders. Enjoy the Used Blues Band on Sat-
urday evening during the Corn Social and dinner. Info/registra-,
tion: Kim Frawley, 904-797-7290, www.suwanneebike.org.

Saturday
May 5
Wellborn VFD fund-raiser/
membership drive
Wellborn Volunteer Fire Department (WVFD) Chief Tom
Maynard and members invite everyone to a fund-raiser and
membership-drive dinner. The event will be held from noon-6
p.m., Saturday,-May 5 at Blake Lowe Community Building,
Fourth Avenue, Wellborn, one block north of the railroad tracks.
Menu: fried chicken, green beans, coleslaw, roll, beverage and
dessert. Cost: $5 per plate. This dinner has a dual purpose: to
raise much needed funds and to recruit new members. Chief '


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Maynard, along with other WVFD members, will be present
and available to speak with those interested. Candidates must
be at least 18 years old and complete the required training pro-
gram in order to become a member of the WVFD. The funds
raised from the WVFD dinner will go towards equipment up-
grades or the purchase of new, necessary equipment needed to
help the WVFD better serve its' community and its' citizens.

Saturday
May 5
First Saturday Coffeehouse
The First Saturday Coffeehouse will be held at 7 p.m., Satur-
day, May 5 at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in
White Springs. Songs, stories, music or poetry may be per-
formed at this open stage night held in the park auditorium.
Coffee and-desserts available for sale. Fees: This event is free!
Info: 386-397-4331 or www.FloridaStateParks.org/stephenfos-
ter.

Saturday
May 5
Saturday on the Suwannee
Saturday on the Suwannee will be held beginning May 5 at
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and Campground, US 129
North, Live Oak. Visit www.musicliveshere.com for informa-
tion, tickets and reservations for camping. Info: 386-364-1683.

Saturday
May 5
Branford Woman's Club will host W2W
Shopping Extravaganza
Branford Woman's Club will host W2W Shopping Extrava-
ganza from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, May 5 at its clubhouse lo-
cated on SR 247, across from The Gathering in Branford. The
one-day sale is your chance to save dollars on some of your fa-
vorite products. Vendors include Latasia Jewelry, Home & Gar-
den Party, Pampered Chef, Creative Memories, Gold Canyon
Candles, Stampin UP!, purses by LFW Designs, and more.
Door prizes, give-aways, refreshments and fun, so come on
out! A donation will be made to Branford Woman's Club. Info:
Kathy Stark 386-935-3487, or Martha Sherrod, 386-497-4056.

Saturday
May 5
lob Fair will be held in Perry
, A job fair will be held at Workforce Innovations in Perry
rom 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., Saturday, May 5. Production workers
may fill out apphcation ior ,ink ni L:ifa;,, tie Counri. All per-
sons seeking jobs are mvited to attend. Info: Suzan Bain, 850-
184-7604 or Charles Sadler, 386-294-3634.

Saturdayy
I ay 5
,North Florida Chapter Newborns in Need,
Inc. will hold yard sale
North Florida Chapter Newborns in Need, Inc., a 501(c)3
non-profit organization, will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m.-3
.m, Saturday, May 5 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1391
4


Eleventh St., Live Oak. If you have items you would like to do-
nate, call Sister Marie Ann, 386-362-6926 or Mabel Graham,
386-590-4075.

Saturday
May 5
Spring Fling
Suwannee Valley Humane Society's Spring Fling will be
held from 10 a.m.-1. p.m., Saturday, May 5 at 1156 SE Bisbee
Loop, Madison. Join them for fun, food and a huge yard and
plant sale. Mix and mingle with staff, other supporters and
some of the most popular resident. From 1-10, exit 262, go 1/2
mile north, turn left on Bisbee Loop and follow the signs. Info:
386-971-9904 or toll-free, 866-236-7812 Tuesday-Saturday.

Saturday
May 5
Yard sale
Christian Mission in Action Ministry will hold a yard sale
from 7 a.m.-until, Saturday, May 5 at John H. Hale Community
Park & Recreation Center, 215 NE Duval St., Live Oak. Dona-
tions of household items in good condition are needed. Info:
Susie Seay, 386-362-2115 or Audrey Howell, 386-364-4560.

Saturday
May 5
Heart in concert at Wild Adventures
Heart will be in concert at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, May 5 at
Wild Adventures, Valdosta, Ga. Info: 229-219-7080,
www.wild-adventures.com.

Saturday-Sunday
May 5-6
Gainesville Fine Arts Festival at Oak Hall
School
Gainesville Fine Arts Association in conjunction with the
Oak Hall School will exhibit fine art for sale from 10 a.m.-5
p.m., Saturday-Sunday, May 5-6 at Oak Hall School, Tower
Road and SW 14th, Gainesville. Exhibit includes paintings,
sculpture, glass, jewelry and photographic arts and more. Good
food, live music, lively entertainment and excellent art from 50
artists. Cost: Free of charge. Info: 352-333-7508,
www.gainesvillefinearts.com.

Sunday
May 6
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tronomy May 7-July 31 taught by full-time amateur astronomer
and area expert, Bill Skelley of Tallahassee. The three-credit
course may be taken for college credit or audited. Classes are
Tuesday, 6-7:40 p.m. Labs are Thursdays, 7:40-8:40 p.m. Info:
850-973-1632, deliaa@nfcc.edu, or www.nfcc.edu.

Monday
May 7
Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet
Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet at 6 p.m., Monday,
May 7 at Suwannee River Regional Library, 1848 S. Ohio Ave.,
Live Oak. Family members welcome. Speaker: Dr. Mansoor,
Rheumatologist from Lake City. Info: 386-842-5206.

Monday
May 7
NFCC begins summer hours May 7
Beginning Monday, May 7, North Florida Community Col-
lege (NFCC) offices will open Monday through Thursday, 8
a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Campus will close on Fridays. Regular
Monday through Friday hours will resume Monday, Aug. 13.
Info: 850-973-1653, news@nfcc.edu.

Tuesday
May 8
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, May 8, 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/pre-
registration: 850-973-9451.

Tuesday
May 8
Love and Remembrance Memorial
Haven Hospice's Love and Remembrance Memorial will be -
conducted at 6 p.m, Tuesday, May 8 at Alligator Lake Park,
Old Country Club Rd., Lake City. The memorials are open to
anyone in the community who has lost a loved one. Attendees
are encouraged to bring pictures and mementos of loved ones
that can be placed on our Table of Memories. Refreshments
will be served. Info: Nina Powell, 352-692-5100, or toll-free,
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Early Learning Coalition executive/
finance committee meeting
Early Learning Coalition of Florida's Gateway, Inc. execu-
tive/finance committee will meet at 4 p.m.., Tuesday, May 8 in
the Coalition office, Lake City. Info: Heidi Moore, 386-752-
9770.

May 9
Early Learning Coalition board meeting
Early Learning Coalition of Florida's Gateway, Inc. will hold
a board meeting at 9 a.m., Wednesday, May 9 at Happy Hotse,
Inc. located at 544 NW Lake Jeffery Rd, Lake City. Info: Heidi
Moore, 386-752-9770.

May 10
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, May 10, 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
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May 11
Millennium Nights
Millennium Nights will be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday, May
11 in Millennium Park, Live Oak. Millennium Nights is sched-
uled every other Friday. Individuals or groups who want to per-
form need to pre-register. Info/registration: Herold White, 386-
590-0129, www.heroldwhite.com.

May 11-12
Quilt Walk and Mother's
Day Tea in Lake City
Lake City Quilt Walk will be held in historic downtown Lake
City. "Sew Much Love." Quilts will be on display in merchants
windows and stores. A Mother's Day Tea is planned for 2-4
p.m., Saturday, May 12 at Tucker's Restaurant in.the Blanche
Hotel, $15 per person. Reservations required for tea, contact
Cyndie at 386-758-1312 or toll-free 877-746-4778. Presented
by the Downtown Action Corporation, proceeds from the Tea.
will go to the Columnbia County Senior Services. Info: 386-758-
1312, www.LakeCityDowntown.com.

May 12
5K Run/Fun Walk
Copeland Community Center in Dowling Park will sponsor a
5K Rmun/Fun Walk (3.1 miles) Saturday, May 12 to celebrate 12
years of health and fitness activities at CCC! Registration be-
gins at 8 a.m. Race begins at 9 a.m. and will travel through the
beautiful campus of Advent Christian Village located on the
historic Suwannee River and will begin and end at Copeland
Community Center located at 10420 Marvin Jones Blvd.,
Dowling Park. Water stations will be provided at various points
during the race. Please join them for a celebration brunch fea-.
turing live entertainment immediately following the race.
Bnrunch tickets: $5. Employees are encouraged to join the fun
by participating in the run/walk or by volunteering to help with
the event. Volkuteers needed in the areas of registration, re-
freshmunents/hydration, set-up and clean-up, and traffic control


and more. Info: 386-6,58-5387, dburch@acvillage.net.

May 12
62nd Annual Newberry
Watermelon Festival
The 62nd Annual Newberry Watermelon Festival will be held
Saturday, May 12. Scheduled: Crafts, food, games, festival con-
tests for all ages: watermelon eating, seed spitting and hog call-
ing; watermelon rolling contest for 0-5 years only. Pageants for
ages 0-16 years old will begin May 4-5. Pageants (Kings and
Queens 0-4 years;Queens 5-22 years old); parade, auction and
entertainment (local and recording artist); Info: 352-316-6628,
www.newberrywatermelonfestival.com, e-mail newberrywater-
melonfestival@yahoo.com.

May 12
Kiwanis Rat Race
Kiwanis Rat Race will be held Saturday, May 12 at Spirit of
the Suwannee Music Park and Campground, US 129 North,
Live Oak. Visit www.musicliveshere.com for information, tick-
ets and reservations for camping. Info: 386-364-1683.

May 12
Jason Aldean in concert
at Wild Adventures
Jason Aldean will be in concert at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, May
12 at Wild Adventures, Valdosta, Ga. Info: 229-219-7080,
www.wild-adventures.com.

May 14
McAlpin Community Club will meet
McAlpin Community Club will meet at 7 p.m., Monday,
May 14 at 9981 170th Terrace, McAlpin. Suwannee County
Extension Agent Master Gardener Carolyn Saft will present a
program on how to make yards beautiful with ornamental horti-
culture. Visitors are welcome. A potluck dinner will be served.

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Trust in the Lord


By Pam Campbell

rust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean
not unto thine own understanding. In all thy
ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct
thy paths." Proverbs 3:5-6 Have any of you
ever really paid dose attention to this verse
of scripture in the Bible? God tells us to trust him with all of our
heart. In the Merriam Webster's Dictionary we will find this
definition for the word trust. "TRUST: assured reliance on the
character, ability, strength, or truth of someone or something;
Someone in whom confidence is placed."
Sb God is asking us to rely on his character, his ability, his
strength and his truth. Rely on God's character, a God who
cannot lie, who is always faithful, who gave his son Jesus to die
for our sins, our creator, redeemer, our father, our savior, our
friend, our Lord. Yes, that is the kind, of character to rely on,
someone who is steadfast and true. In the Bible we read in He-
brews 6:17-19 the following promise 6:17. In the same way
God, desiring even more to show to the heirs of the promise
the unchangeableness of His purpose, interposed with an oath,
6:18 so that by two unchangeable things in which it is impos-
sible for God to lie, we who have taken refuge would have
strong encouragement to take hold of the hope set before us.
6:19 This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, a hope both
sure and steadfast." You see when you put your trust in God,
you are putting it in one who cannot lie, one who is your an-
chor, your hope, one who is steadfast, we take refuge in this
and will find strong encouragement. We know that if we rely
on him we are relying on truth as Jesus tells us this in John 14:6.
Jesus answered, "I am the way and the truth and the life." He
is the truth. Remember in the definition of the word trust, it
means to rely on the character, ability, strength, or truth of
someone or something; someone in whom confidence can be
placed. We see in Ephesians 1:19 that God has the strength we
need to rely on. "and his incomparably great power for us who
believe. That power is like the working of his mighty strength,
" Jeremiah 17:7 "But blessed is the man who trusts in the
LORD, whose confidence is in him." We have read scriptures
here and see how they fit perfectly with the dictionary defini-
tion of the word trust. God asks us to put our confidence in
him.
How many of you have ever wondered why bad things
seem to happen to innocent people? Have you ever felt like
things in your life were not going the right way? When
tragedy strikes someone that you know, or makes the world
news, do you find it hard to trust? We must learn to trust in



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God regardless of the circumstances. Sometimes we may pray
for something to happen the way we want, and maybe we be-'
lieve it is what God wants, but still the answer may not be the
one we are looking for. There are times when God answers
our prayers and the answer may be no. Those times it is espe-
cially important that we really learn to trust in God.
I want to share a few things with you that have happened in
the last weeks, some most everyone knows about and some
are probably ones you have not heard about. One that most
people have had on their minds is the horrible tragedy at Vir-
ginia Tech. We wonder why, we find it hard to understand,
we pray for the families, our hearts ache and we also pray that
it won't happen again. Regardless of the circumstance we
must still trust in God.
Someone that is very close to me, like a part of our family,
lost their sister last week. I did not even know her sister as she
lives in another state, but because we are so close, I felt her
grief and sorrow. Losing a loved one is always a time when we
need to put our confidence in God. The very
same day that her si-ter died mn hu- .-
band's uncle died \ery unexpectedly .' '
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dying, but I guess when it happens
to people that are- close to \ ou. it /
seems so much harder to /
trust, yet that is when %%e /
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in the future, we must trust in the Lord and not try to under-
stand, for God has it all under control.
In an orphanage in Roatan, Honduras a little 5-year-old girl
named Virginia broke her arm a while back. This is a precious
child that had lived a horrible existence until the last year
when she found a home at the Child Sponsorship Internation-
al orphanage where the children are c .e big family with the
director and his wife loving them as parents. Little Virginia's
arm did not heal right so the doctor in a Honduran hospital
was going to break it again and reset it to heal properly. They
never had the chance, the person giving the anesthia made a
horrible error, and little Virginia went into a coma. She lived
for a few days, she then stopped breathing and her little heart
gave out, she went to be with Jesus. I want to share just a few
lines from a e-mail I received about Virginia that will help you
really understand more about trusting in God. "Wednesday
morning, was a very sad day for us all but a very joyful day for
Virginia. Forgive me for not giving you all the details at the



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our daughter and a great sister to all of the children here in our
home. We thank you for all of your support and prayers. I
want you all to know that the Lord did answer them. As we
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His answer was simply this: "I have something better for her".
Today she is in the arms of Jesus, telling Him everything that
happened as she loves to tell stories. I am sure the Lord is say-
ing, "Virginia, my little one...I know...I was there the whole
time." Now that is real trust. There is much more to this story
and someday maybe I will share it with you, but right now I
want you to realize what God is speaking to you through this.
Obviously they all wanted little Virginia to live, they all
prayed, they stayed with her continuously praying, people
around the world joined in prayer for Virginia. Some of you
may have prayed for this precious child to live, I know our
family did. Knowing she will not be there when my family
and I go there in July grieves our hearts, we cry with them, and
we also trust with them. Virginia lived in a loving home for a
year of her short life and in that home she found the love of Je-
sus, today we can rejoice in knowing that she is there with Je-
sus, talking with him. Why should this have happened, I don't
know that answer, that is ,where trust comes in. You see God
has a promise in Psalms 46:1-2 "God is our refuge and
strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we
fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains
be carried into the midst of the sea." You see no matter what
happens, what trouble comes God is still our refuge and our
strength, he is our help. The rest of the children and the direc-
tors of the orphanage grieve for Virginia, they certainly don't
understand why she had to die, but they know she is in heav-
en, and they trust in God and are going on for him.
As it says in Psalm 30:4 "Blessed is that man that maketh the
Lord his trust." They have learned to trust. Remember once
again, the definition of the word TRUST: assured reliance on
the character, ability, strength, or truth of someone or some-
thing; Someone in whom confidence is placed. Have you
learned to put your confidence in the Lord, to trust him, to rely
on God's character, his strength, his ability,, to leave itall to
God arid not be afraid' \'hen something bad happens, when
someone we love dies, or a tragedy is in the news, when what
we pray for doesn't happen the way we want it to, do we think
God is not there, or that he isn't listening, or doesn't care? God
is always there, he always cares about you, he always hears
you and he always answers your prayers. Learn to trust in
God, to rely on him, he is your strength, he is your salvation
and he will always keep his promises. When you feel sorrow
that you don't feel you can bear take it to Jesus. "Casting all
your care upon him: for he careth for you." 1 Peter 5:7.
The verse Isaiah 12:2 says "Surely God is my salvation; I will
trust and not be afraid. The LORD, the LORD, is my strength
and power is like the working of his mighty strength, Re-
member we are talking about trust, trusting in God, our God
that is faithful, that cannot lie. He is our God who will never
leave us. He is God, we can have confidence in God and total-
ly rely on him. 1 John 4:16 And so we know and rely on the
love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in
God, and God in him." Next time something goes wrong,
someone you love dies or becomes ill, or you don't feel well,
or something happens on the news that grieves you, or causes
you to fear; remember to Trust in the Lord. 'Trust in the Lord
with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understand-
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Trust in the Lord


By Pam Campbell
Trust in the Lord with all
thine heart; and lean not
unto thine own under-
standing. In all thy ways ac-
knowledge him, and he
shall direct thy paths."
Proverbs 3:5-6. Have you r
ever thought about what
that Bible verse means?
God tells us to trust him
with all of our heart and not w
try to figure it all out, to let
him direct our paths. In
the Merriam Webster's Dic- o
tionary we will find this de-
finition for the word trust.
"TRUST: assured reliance
on the character, ability,
strength, or truth of some- .
one or something; Someone
in whom confidence is
placed." How many of you
can think of times that you
have had to trust some-
body? Trust is very impor-
tant, especially when it \1
comes to trusting in God.
God asks us in this verse to
trust in him, to rely on him,
and his strength and truth.
It should be very easy to
rely on God. God cannot
lie, and he is always faith-
ful. God gave his son Jesus a
so that we can be saved, he e .
is our father, our friend, "
and our Lord. Yes, that is : ,
the one that we can put our
trust in. We know that if we
rely on the Lord we are re-
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answered, "I am the way and the truth and the life." He is the truth. "But blessed is the
man who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence is in him. The Bible verses that we just
read go right along with the dictionary definition of the word trust. God asks us to put
our confidence and trust in him.
Have any of you kids ever wondered why bad things happen? Maybe you wonder
why someone that you know had to die, or why they are sick, or why you are sick. You
may have seen on the news where lot's of people died at a college because of one bad
man. We need to learn to trust in God no matter what is going on or what happens.
Sometimes you may pray for something to happen a certain way and it doesn't, that is
a time to learn to trust God. God always answers our prayers, sometimes the answer is
just different than what we expect. Whatever happens in your life, now and as you get
older you need to learn to trust in the Lord. I
I want to share with you about a little 5-year-old girl named Virginia. Virginia was a
little girl that lived in an orphanage in Roatan, Honduras. That is a country down in
Central America. Virginia broke her arm awhile back. Virginia's arm did not heal right
so the doctor in a hospital was going to break it again and reset it to heal properly. They
never had the chance, someone made a really awful mistake and Virginia died, she went
to be withlesus. I want to share just a few lines from a e-mail I received about Virginia
that will help you really understand more about trusting in God. Her family says I want
you all to know that the Lord did answer our prayers. As
we all prayed for our little "Tweedy Bird" Virginia to stay
with us, His answer was simply this: "I have something
better for her." Today she is in the arms of Jesus, telling
Him everything that happened as she loves to tell stories.
I am sure the Lord is saying, "Virginia, my little one...I
know...I was there the whole time." Now that is realI
trust. God did not answer their.prayers the way they were Live
hoping he would, but they know that he did-answer. You
see Jesus is right where you are all the time. Everyone
wanted little Virginia to live, they all prayed, there were
people all around the world praying for Virginia. I know
our family did. But we know that she is with Jesus, talk-
ing with him. Why did this sweet little girl die, I don't
know that answer, that is where trust comes in. You see
God has a promise in Psalms 46:1-2: "God is our refuge
and strength, a very present help in trouble. No matter
what happens, what trouble comes God is still our help.
The rest of the children at the orphanage miss Virginia,
they cry for her, yet they know that she is in heaven and
they are trusting in the Lord. Have you learned to trust
the Lord, to leave it all to God and not be afraid? When
something bad happens, or when what we pray for does-
n't happen the way we want it to, do we think God is not Dr Jimmy Deas, Pasto
there, or that he isn't listening, or doesn't care? God is al-
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you and he always answers your prayers. Learn to trust
in God, he will always keep his promises. Remember we
are talking about trust, trusting in God, our God that is
faithful. He is our God who will never leave us. "Trust in
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386-963-3516.

May 14
Miss and Little Miss Suwannee
Valley information session
Suwannee River Woman's Club is seeking contestants for the
Miss and Little Miss Suwannee Valley Pageant to be held Sat-
urday, Aug. 25. Miss Suwannee Valley contestants must be 16
to 23 years old and/or going into their senior year of high
school. Little Miss Suwannee Valley contestants must be 4 to 6
years old. All contestants must be from the Suwannee Valley
area, which consists of Suwannee, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madi-
son and Columbia counties. The Suwapnee River Woman's
Club will host information sessions at Suwannee River Region-
al Library, 1848 S. Ohio Ave., Live Oak at 6 p.m., Monday,
May 14 and again at 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 11. Contestant
packets will be handed out and any questions regarding the
pageant and/or procedures will be answered. Info: 386-208-
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May 14
Hamilton County Democratic
Executive Committee meeting
Hamilton County Democratic Executive Committee will
meet at 7 p.m., Monday, May 14 at the Jasper Public Library.
All interested Democrats are invited to attend. Refreshments
will be provided. Info: Rhett Bullard, 386-303-2039.

May 15
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, May 15, 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/pre-
registration: 850-973-9451.

May 15-16
NFCC will conduct GED tests
North Florida Community College (NFCC) will conduct
GED tests at 6 p.m., Tuesday-Wednesday, May 15-16, in the
NFCC Technical Center on the Madison campus. Photo ID re-
quired, preparation courses are free. There is a fee for test. Pre-
registration required. Info/pre-registration: 850-973-1629.

May 17
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, May 17, 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.

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May 18
AADC Annual Awards Banquet
African-American Development Council (AADC) Annual
Awards Banquet will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, May 18 in Wal-
ter Mae Philmore Fellowship Hall, 410 Taylor Ave, Live Oak.
Scholarship recipients must personally be in attendance at the
banquet to qualify for a scholarship. Deadline for applications
is 5 p.m., Saturday, May 5. Speaker: Sherman Riley, engineer
of Pepsico and a former recipient of the Attorney Parks &
Crumps Scholarship. Note: No charge for banquet, however, to
get a head count, please RSVP by Friday, May 11. Info:
Yvonne Scott, 386-362-2789.

May 19
Walker Creek and
Hatch Bend Schools reunion
The Walker Creek and Hatch Bend Schools will hold a re-
union from 10 a.m. until, Saturday, May 19, in the fellowship,
hall at Hatch Bend Baptist Church. All former students of the
long-closed schools, as well as family and friends of class-
mates, are invited to attend. Everyone is asked to bring a cov-
ered dish, as well as plenty of memories to share. Paper prod-
ucts will be furnished. This may well be the last reunion of
these old schools, so notify all family and friends and make
plans to attend. Info: Donald Hurst at 935-1282.

May 19
Saturday on the Suwannee
Saturday on the Suwannee will be held beginning May 19 at
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and Campground, US 129
North, Live Oak. Visit www.musicliveshere.com for informa-
tion, tickets and reservations for camping. Info: 386-364-1683.

May 19
Zac Efron will appear at Wild Adventures
Zac Efron will appear from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, May 19 at
Wild Adventures, Valdosta, Ga. Info: 229-219-7080,
www.wild-adventures.com.

May 19
One stroke painting class
A workshop on one stroke painting class will be held in
Craft Square from 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, May 19 at Stephen
Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White Springs. Linda
Ruwe will teach attendees how to paint one stroke leaves, rose
buds, daisies and vines. This class will be for beginners to ad-
vanced students and supplies will be provided. Cost: $25, in-
cludes park admission. Info: 386-397-1920 or www.FloridaS-
tateParks.org/stephenfoster.

May 19-20
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Saturday-Sunday, May 19-20
at Spirit of the Suwannee Mu-
sic Park and Campground, US
129 North, Live Oak. Visit
www.musicliveshere.com for
information, tickets and reser-
vations for camping. Info:
386-364-1683.

May 21
NFCC will conduct
TABE
(Test of Adult Basic
Education)
North Florida Community
College will conduct TABE
(Test of Adult Basic Educa-
tion) at 5 p.m., Monday, May
21, in NFCC Testing Center,
Building 16, on the Madison
campus. TABE is required for
acceptance into
vocational/technicaf programs.
Photo ID required. Pre-regis-
tration is required, Info/pre-
registration: 850-973-9451.

May 22
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,
May 22, 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/pre-
registration: 850-973-9451.

May 24
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, May 24,
in the NFCC Testing Center,
Building 16, on the Madison
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campus. Persons taking the tests will be required to register in
NFCC Student Services 24 hours before testing. Info/registra-
tion: 850-973-9451.

May 25
Millennium Nights
Millennium Nights will be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday, May
25 in Millennium Park, Live Oak. Millennium Nights is sched-
uled every other Friday. Individuals or groups who want to per-
form need to pre-register. Info/registration: Herold White, 386- .
590-0129, www.heroldwhite.com.

May 25-26
AARP Driver Safety Program
Harry C. Gray II Memorial American Legion Post 107 will
sponsor an AARP Driver Safety Program from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,
Friday-Saturday, May 25-26 at Suwannee River Regional Li-
brary, 1848 S. Ohio Ave., Live Oak. No tests. The eight-hour
driving course will be presented through group discussion and
videotape and will help drivers 50 and older improve driving
skills and prevent accidents. Insurance discounts may apply,
check with your agent. Fee: $10, make checks payable to
AARP. Info/registration: Richard Buffington, 386-364-5985.

May 25-27
Florida Folk Festival
Florida Folk Festival will be held Friday-Sunday, May 25-27
at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White
Springs. Gates open at 8 a.m. Enjoy the diversity of Florida's
culture and history when its residents share their food, music,
dance, stories, crafts and work life. Visit Seminole family
camp, watch the state fiddling contest and savor ethnic food
and church supper favorites. Grammy Award winning recording
artist Charlie McCoy will perform on Saturday night. Pets are
not allowed. Advance tickets available, call toll-free 877-635-
3655. Info: 386-397-7005 or
www.FloridaStateParks.org/stephenfoster.


AARP Driver Safety Training class for drivers 50 and over
will be held in Dowling Park from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesday-
Wednesday, May 29-30. Discussions on safe driving tips, good
driving practices, avoiding crashes, changes in Florida laws and
possible insurance discount. Certificates of Attendance will be
issued. Present the certificate to your insurer and you may re-
ceive a discount. Fee: $10; make checks payable to AARP.
Info/registration: 386-658-5410.

May 31
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, May 3, in P rit
the NFCC Testing Center, AP It
Building 16, on the Madison *A 1
campus. Persons taking the W e will bei
tests will be required to regis-
ter in NFCC Student Services ,
24 hours before testing.
Info/registration: 850-973-
9451.

June 2
First Saturday
Coffeehouse
First Saturday Coffeehouse
will be held at 7 p.m., Satur- cls1 i
day, June 2 at Stephen Foster Driveways
Folk Culture Center State Park
in White Springs. Songs, sto- Culverts
ries, music or poetry may be Demolition
performed at this open stage Trash & Debris Remo
night held in the park auditori- Land Clearing
um. Coffee and desserts avail-


able for sale. Fees: This event is free! Info: 386-397-4331 or
www.FloridaStateParks.org/stephenfoster.

June 5
Democratic Executive Committee meeting
Suwannee County Democratic Executive Committee will
meet Tuesday, June 5 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
,required to join us for the meeting. All Democrats are invited to
join us in participating in the Democratic Process. Meetings are
held the first Tuesday of each month. Info/RSVP for dinner:
Monica, 386-330-2036.


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Memorial Day Get-
a-way
Memorial Day Get-a-way
will be held Friday-Monday,
May 25-28:at Spirit of the
Suwannee Music Park and
Campground, US 129 North,
Live Oak. Visit www.musi-
cliveshere.com for information,
tickets and reservations for,
camping. Info: 386-364-1683.

May 26
"Wierd Al" Yankovic
in concert at Wild
Adventures
"Wierd Al" Yankovic will .be.
in concert at 8 p.m., Saturday,
May 26 at Wild Adventures,
Valdosta, Ga. Info: 229-219-
7080, www.wild-
adventures.com.

May 27
Steve Miller Band in
concert at Wild Ad-
ventures
Steve Miller Band will be in
concert at 6:30 p.m., Saturday,
May 27 at Wild Adventures,
Valdosta, Ga. Info: 229-219-
7080, www.wild-
adventures.com.

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.

May 29
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, May 29,
in NFCC Testing Center (Bldg.
No. 16), on the Madison cam-
pus. TABE is required for ac-
ceptance into vocational/tecimi-
cal programs. Photo ID re-
quired. Pre-registration is re-
quired. Info/pre-registration:
850-973-9451.

May 29-30
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Clean singlewide mobile home on 1.10
acres in Old Sugar Mill Farms. Property has a shed
on the back and fenced on
the side and back. Back of
A property is not cleared.
Come with your family and relax in this cozy
subdivision. MLS# 57514


4BR/2-1/2BA tri-level home with vinyl and
brick siding. Home is nicely distributed. 3 bedrooms
and 2 bathrooms are on the top floor; kitchen,
pantry, dining room,
living room, fireplace, L :L U i e
main entrance and
back deck entrance on the second floor;
4th bedroom, garage, and utility room are in the
bottom floor. MLS# 58394


North Florida concrete block 5 acres MOL
with 3 bedrooms and 2 bath.Yet very convienent to Located in Suwannee Springs Station
S town. Has screened in 3BR/2BA home on corner lot. Home has 1,503
party building with hot tub heated sq. ft., hardwood
and Bar-B-Que pit, separate floors, carpet in bedrooms,
office building and separate work shop. upgrade solid wood
MLS# 59301 cabinets in kitchen, ceiling fans and vaulted ceilings.
Also has a 160.4 sq. ft. front porch and 260.53 deck
in the back. MLS# 49427

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protects, provides noise insulation. 3/2,
home with hardwood floors, family room
with fireplace. MLS 57137 Call Paula
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MECHANICS SHOP Top shape, ready for
your business with 3 overhead garage doors.
Just off" US 90 in thriving area. Built 2002.
MLS 52081 Call Martha Saunders 386-752-
3945


SPLISH SPLASH Well maintained DW
CATCH THE SUMMER BREEZE Brick mobile home with above ground pool and.
ranch house on hilltop 10 acres. Little creek deck. Beat the heat this summer with this
with bridge, large front porch great for : budget buy! $89,900 MLS 58324 Call'
rocking. MLS 58060 Call Janet Creel 386- Sophia Sterling 352-246-4554 or
755-0466 Hallmark 386-755-6600

LAND AND MORE!
SUWANNEE RIVER FRONT 2 acres near 50 ACRES Great location for development"
Hutch Gibson Park and boat ramp. Panoramic on SR 47. Many commercial/residential
views! MLS 56600 Call Bob Dezendorf386- uses. MLS 59161 Call Myrtle Wall 386-
623-1277 752-2655


5 ACRES Rural wooded property. Centrally
located: Live Oak, Lake City, Branford.
Enjoy country peace and quiet. $55,000 MLS
56880 Call Sharon Selder 386-365-1203


Lighthouse Realty
of North Florida, I.c.
Corner of Hwy. 27 & Hwy. 51, Mayo, Florida
Heather M. Neill, Broker
..i PHONE: (386) 294-2131
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20 ACRES UP THE ROAD FROM BLUE SPRINGS Located in
Lafayette County just off paved road and right up the street from the
beautiful Blue Springs State Park and the Suwannee River. Property is
wooded with a balance of natural pine and oak hardwood. $180,000.
JUST REDUCED $300,000! HIKE LAKE RANCHES -Over 200 acres
located in beautiful north Florida, just minutes to downtown Madison,
the Withlacoochee River and Madison Blue Springs, as well as
convenient to big-city amenities available in our state's capitol,
Tallahassee. Ideal location for those looking for a weekend retreat to
enjoy the many outdoor activities offered here; families wanting to
move to the peaceful North Florida countryside; or those who just know
the good value of investing in Florida acreage. Sellers have done a'lot
of clearing and put in a road for easy traversing of the property.
Property is subdividable one dwelling per 40 acres and there are
numerous excellent home sites. Owned 60' right-of-way off paved
county highway $1,300,000.
NEW LISTING! THE PERFECT PLACE FOR YOUR HORSES -This
very well-kept DW mobile home on 15.72 acres is in a great location on
paved road in Lafayette County. The home has full-length, covered
back porch, cathedral ceilings, skylights, double closets in all the
bedrooms, and comes mostly furnished. The large, eat-in kitchen
opens into the spacious great room. The master bath has double
vanities and a garden tub. The land is mostly cleared and ready for
horses. Currently zoned rural residential but could be re-zoned
agricultural. Outside you will find beautiful azaleas, fruit and pecan
trees, grape vines, a 21x21 metal storage, a 10x10 shed, and two-car
carport. Minutes from the Suwannee River and greatfishing, boating
and hunting, thirty minutes to the Gulf of Mexico, and an easy hour's
drive to Tallahassee or Gainesville. $210,000. Ask for Heather Neill.
NATURE LOVERS' DREAM This 20 acres in Suwannee County is
abundant with wildlife. Within walking distance to Peacock Springs
State Park, and just minutes to Telford Springs, Running Springs, and
Royal Springs. Convenient to Mayo, Live Oak, Lake, City and Perry.
$170,000.
JUST REDUCED! DIVERSE PROPERTY GREAT SPOT 47 acres,
18-20 acres of which are planted in 5-year old pines. Very pretty
property in a good location outside city limits. Home site already in
place with power pole and well (well needs new pump). Large, stocked
pond. On the back of the property is a hunter's cabin which also has
power and well (well may need new pump). Fenced on three sides.
Property abuts private hunting club; wildlife abounds. $376,000. Ask
for Heather Neill. MLS #50085,.
NEW LISTINGI THE DOLLHOUSE This darling home is everything
*you could ask for....Located on paved road in a quiet neighborhood at
the end of a cul-de-sac. Built in 2001 with three bedrooms and two+
bathrooms. Roomy dormers, walk-in closets, vaulted ceilings, ceiling
fans and a Jack 'n' Jill bathroom are upstairs for the kids. Pretty,
custom-made stained glass pieces throughout the home, fireplace,
ceiling fans, tile backsplash, hardwood floors in kitchen/dining, pantry,
upgraded light fixtures, water softener, great storage, an ADT security
system, and many touches throughout the home. The stove, side-by
fridge, dishwasher, washer, dryer, water softener and built-in
microwave stay with the home. Big 1.11 acre lot with great trees,
sprinkler system, and site-built storage/workshop with electricity.
Excellent neighborhood right outside city limits. Minutes to the
Suwannee River, and an easy hours' drive to either our State's capitol
or Gainesville. $177,000. Broker owned.
NEW LISTING! SUWANNEE COUNTY BREEDER CHICKEN FARM -
10.01 Acre Farm on paved county road. Two 600'x40' breeder houses
completely upgraded in 2006. All new feeders. 26'x20' egg house.
Compost barn. 3/2 DW MH. Tractor, riding mower. $825,000. Ask for
Heather Neill 355979-F


10 ACRES Homes only. Nice scenic
property in growing area. MLS 57930
$115,000 Call Marlene Me Cray 386-365-
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Newly remodeled secluded home with separate apartment. Home has all new
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closets. Newly enclosed glass sun porch and prayer garden. 10 acres fenced &
cross fenced, pasture, woods with 2 springheads. 2 car carport and lots of storage
outside with R.V. hookup. MLS# 56906
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AKC registered. 1st shots and
wormed. Ready now. $500 each.
229-671-1821 leave message.
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3/26, ready 5/22. Taking deposits
now. Shots & wormed, health
.certs.Call 386-208-1060
AMAZON PARROT Yellow Nape
Hand fed and raised. Very talkative
and sweet. 1 Yr. old. Parents" on
premises. $600.00 Call 386-208-
1060.
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Your retreat at the river! 3BR/1BA Well-kept 3BR/2BA doublewide
home needs your TLC to realize its mobile home with over 1600 sq.ft.
full potential. Beautifully wooded situated on very nice 8.57 acre'
2.43 acres in Holly Springs S/D just comer lot in Emerald Farms S/D.
1 block off Santa Fe River, New roof & wood style flooring.

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10 acres on Dry Praire Road (112th St) Nice house either place. This 17 acres is convenient to Lake City
wooded property $85,000. or Live Oak and is on a paved road. Call or email me for
more information.
4 acres in Settler's Ridge Nice wooded corner Got Golf? You need this,stunning home in Quail Heights
lot. $38,000 Country Club on the 7th tee and Fairway. This one-owner
home has been well maintained but includes a home
warranty for extra peace of mind. The floorplan is open and
the back porch is a greal place to relax.
Seller's tip: Do not try to hide any defects from potential buyers or your Realtori There are laws
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Outstanding Commercial Lot
on HWY 129! $65,900, Call
Jay Wetzel 386-688-3646,
MLS#58801


Welcome to the country, 3/2
D/W, $59,900, call Cheryl
Sellers 386-590-4085,
MLS#58910


Great river property, I acre,
67,500, call Cheryl Sellers
386-590-4085
MLS# 59040


Beautiful 86 acres on Lake
Lotiise, $1,299,000, Call Ben
Fekula 386-362-3402
MLS# 59150


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Own a piece of History, 5/2
over 3600 sq/ft, $385,000 call
Denise Knight 330-4451,,
MLS # 58973






In City Limits with Great
price, 4/1 house, $85,000,
Cheryl Sellers 386-590-4085,
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Great location, 3/2 1,286
sq/ft house, $169,900, Call
Bob Sellers 386-590-4085
MLS# 59342


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price, 2/1, $249,500, Call Jay
Wetzel 386-688-3646
MLS# 58880 354732-F


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beautiful mare, with tack 2K and 15
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children's horse 1K or $2500 for
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Starts Monday 30th April. IMAGE,
behind Red Lobster in Lake City. Call
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Building Materials
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ALL DAY YARD SALE Sunday, May
6, 8am-7pm. 13783 144th St Live
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coins, household items, clothes,
tools and much more! Call 386-776-
2621
GARAGE SALE, GOOD STUFF!
Sat. May 5th, -..8am-2pm. Goff
Subdivision. Corner of Lamar St &
Myrtle Ave. in Live Oak across from
City's Retention Pond.
Boats/Supplies
CAROLINA SKIFF 2001, 19.8 ft.
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White Springs 362, 364 Live Oak* 397 White
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352-347-2016.
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Houses for Rent
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from Advent Christian Village. No
Pets.. $700.00 mo. 1st, last +
deposit. Open house April 28 from 2-
4. Call 813-679-0980 or 386-658-
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209-1766
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further information call Poole Realty
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quad plex modular home, rent one
side out and LIVE FREE!.
CASH TALKS I love cash deals, and
will give you the very best price on
New or Used MOBILE HOMES. I
really want your business 386-719-
0044

REDUCED FOR LIMITED TIME
2007 3Bd/2Ba doublewide $500.
down $396.58 per month.
INCLUDES setup, skirting, steps and
a/c 386-365-4774
OWN A NEW Manufactured Home or
MODULAR home for as little as
$500. down 386-288-4560

TWELVE PERCENT RETURN ON
YOUR MONEY! GOOD
MORTGAGES FOR SALE (NO
BROKERS PLEASE) 100%
BUYBACK GUARANTEE CALL
STEVE @ 386-365-8549

FIRST TIME BUYERS PROGRAM
$2,500 DOWN AND $650 PER
MONTH! NO CREDIT NEEDED
FOR APPROVALI 386-288-4560
NEW CUSTOM BUILT HOMES 900
to 4,000 sq ft. SINGLE OR 2 STORY
$2,500 DOWN! 386-303-1557

THREE BED/TWO BATH 10%
DOWN $595 MONTH OWNER WILL
CONSIDER FINANCING 386-288-
4560

LAND HOME PACKAGE $0 DOWN
If you want a new home and have
OK credit 5.875% FIXED RATE
w.a.c. 386-303-1557
FACTORY DIRECT PRICES
ON MOBILE AND MODULAR
HOMES CALL RICK 386-719-0044
Move in FAST! New Modular
3Bd/2Ba. Home on land 20% down
and ONLY $836.51 mo. 386-288-
4560
HANDYMAN SPECIAL 3Bd/2Ba in
Deer Creek on huge lot 20% down
and ONLY $490.38 Monthl SAVE
$20,000! 386-365-4774
SALE sale SALE! New doublewide
4Bd/2Ba $2,500 down and ONLY
$493.77 per mo! Includes SET UP,
Central a/c STEPS, skirting, SALES

NICE- LIKE NEW
Very Clean 28x64, FP, 3/2 $29,900
Extra Clean, 16x80 3/2, $19,900
Like New 14x60 2/2, $12,900
Very Beautiful, 28x64, 3/2, Zone II,
FP, built-in porch, $34,900
All have central heat/air
229-247-0060
356323bav


MOWING BUSH HOGGING ii
AND MUCH MORE *

FREE ESTIMATES


TAX, TAG, TITLE AND CLOSING
COST! 386-365-4774.

OWNER FINANCE, I only finance
people who can NOT GET BANK
FINANCING! Example: NEW 4
Bd/2Ba DOUBLEWIDE home using
your paid for land as equity ZERO
DOWN and $789 per mo. 386-365-
8549.

Vacation Property
A .FREE BROCHURE At Western
Carolina Real Estate, we offer the
best Mountain Properties in North:
Carolina. Homes and Land
available. Call 800-924-2635.
www.WesternCarolinaRE.com
CROSSVILLE TENNESSEE Rated
4th best placet6o five. Low property
tax. Golf capital of TN. No state
income tax. Best mountain views.
Acre lots starting in $20's. 1-866-
707-0393 www.crossvillerealty.com
FLORIDA OCALA Great place to
live low taxes & insurance. Get 2-
free nights. 3/4/5 Br + in-law suites.
Under $200K 100% financing. 1-
888-800-0013
www.manddrealty.com
FREE VACATION TENNESSEE
MTNS Free Vacation to visit our
mountain acreage community
overlooking the Tennessee, Rive'.
Call 706-657-7655
N.C. HOTSPRINGS. Gated
Community surrounded by Pisgah
National Forestl Clubhouse, hiking
trails, waterfall! Homesites from
$70K to $225K. Nature lover's
paradise! 1-877-477-3473
www.FireflyMountain.com
N.C. / GEORGIA MOUNTAINS -
World's greatest views! Homesites
starting $39,900. Land / Log home
package kits $99,900. Waterfalls,
creeks, .rivers, lakes. Pre-
construction discounts. Limited
availability. 1-888-389-3504 x600.
NC MOUNTAIN House! 3bd/2ba,
golf community, screened porch
w/mountain breezes, fireplace, miles
of hiking trails, good views, private
setting, Hurry only $131,000.
Realty Associates (828)430-8888























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


BUSINESSES


Rental Assistance
1, 2, 3, & 4 BR HC & Non-
HC Accessible Apartments

705 NW Drive, Live Oak, FL
386-364-7936 .
TDD=TTY 711
Equal Housing Opportunity 4


NC MOUNTAINS Log cabin
$119,900 Speciacular 2-slor'ycani ""
on 1.3 acres. Finishes out into
3BR/2BA, E-Z financing. Free info.
828-652-8700
NC MOUNTAINS New cedar chalet
nestled on 2.7 wooded acres
$89,900 Mins to lake. Includes
decks, porches. EZ access, you
finish. Toll free 866-738-5522 Bkr
NC MOUNTAINS Owner must sell.
New ready to finish log cabin on 2+
private wooded acres w/creek.
Reduced to $87,900. EZ financing.
Call 828-286-1666 bkr
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
WESTERN NC MOUNTAINS Log
Cabin FSBO 1232 sq ft on 2+ acres
with nice stream $89,900. Views,
decks, easy access, needs finishing
828-286-1666 brkr

Lots
BEAUTIFUL TENNESSEE
MOUNTAIN LOTS, breathtaking
views high atop the Cumberland
Mountains. 2-5-10 acre tracts. River
access, bluff views, streams, virgin
like forest. Ideal for hunting, fishing
ATV, horseback riding. Near Dale



Mobile Homes

and

Land for sale.

Financed

by owner.

Ask for
Larry Olds.


386-362-2720




-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


LAKE WOOD
APARTMENTS IN
LIVE OAK
Quiet country living
2 bedroom duplex.
Call 362-3110.
r4475-.F


Hollow LLake ; perfect 'tor cabin
vacition'- )'Noie "br'*ermanentf
residence Uliities, paved roads.
Great investment or" retirement
property. Owner financing from
$15,900. Centrally located near
Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga.
931-839-2968, 888-939-2968
TENNESSEE MOUNTAIN LOTS
(24) 1/2 acres. Absolutely
gorgeous. Waterview overlooking
Cumberland River & Lake.
Sportsmen's paradise. Don't Get
Blown Away! Introductory Pricing.
1-866-369-5247
www.DycusLanding.com
BSerina3@msn.com


SERVICES


Rental assistance may be available!
HUD Vouchers Welcome!
1, 2 & 3 BR HC & Non-HC
Accessible Apartments


705 NW Drive, Live Oak, FL
386-364-7936
TDD/TTY/711
Fqosal Housing Onoortunitv -n


-Acreage
COASTAL GA! 119 Acres -
,$234,900 GA/FL border. Mature
pines, abundant wildlife, black rail
fencing. Long road frontage, utilities.
Potential to subdivide. Excellent
Financing. 1-800-898-4409 x1165
COLORADO, 5 ACRES, Near Ski
Resort, Lake & Hunting. Mountain
Views! Level & Buildable, On County
maintained roads. $300 Down &
$95/month. $7900 Total. Also
available, 35 acres. 1-505-770-6451


CLASSIFIEDS WORK!





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) CR 51: Nice four acre tract on
CR 51 with trees fenced, good'
area. Priced to sell at $55,000.
(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 buy at $19,900.
(8) 167th Rd.: 3 Bedroom, 2 baths
CH/AC brick with garage, kitchen
furnished. 2 ac. homesite. Reduced
to $135,000.
(9) Off Central Rd.: 10 acres in
grass fenced, scattered trees,
survey $85,000. Good Buy.
(10) Suwannee River: Two wooded
lots with 200 ft on the water. 4"
well, septic. MH needs some R&R
$189,000.
(11) Off CR49: 40 acres in Coastal
Bermuda grass on good 1/4 mile on
county road. $10,900 per acre.
(12) Jasper, FL: Nice 3/2 CH/AC
brick home, kitchen furnished, like
new. $89,900.
(13) Suwannee River: One acre
wooded tract on paved road with
107 ft. on water; elevation survey
buildable, good buy @ $72,000.
(14) Suwannee River: Two wooded
lots with 200 ft on the water, 2 ac..
with 4" well septic and mobile
home. Good elevation $182,000.


(15) Suwannee River: 1.6 acre
wooded tract with 100 ft on the
water, together with a 3 bedroom,
2 1/2 bath CH&AC DWMH cont.
approx. 1700 sq. ft. with detached
storage. Priced to sell @ $145,000.
(16) 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.
(17) Dowling Park: 5 acre wooded
on paved road, $59,900.
(18) 121st Street: 90 acres in good
coastal Bermuda. Old homesite
with pecan trees, 4" well, etc. Good
area $11,550 per acre.
(19) Near City: 3 bedroom, 2,bath
CH/AC brick home coni.* 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.
(20) 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.
(21) Suwannee Valley Estates: 4
acres wooded on good county road.
$35,000.
(22) Branford Area: Nice central
heat and air conditioned home,
constructed in 2005, approx. 2350
sq. ft. under roof plus large deck.
Kitchen furnished, good area.
Priced to sell at $209,500.
(23) Perry, FL: Nice 3/2 CH/AC
brick home with garage, numerous
upgrades. Priced to sell @ $89,500.
(24) Branford, FL: Nice 3/2 CH/AC
brick home in excellent condition,
kitchen furnished, 12x28 shop.
Good buy @ $115,000.
(25) Lake City: Deer Creek, 5
bedroom, 3 bath DWMH, kitchen
furnished, two car carport. Good
area. $166,000.
(26) Peacock Lake: Two lot one on
the lake the other lakeview. $79,900
for both.
(27) Industrial Park: 1.13 acre
corner tract good exposure. Priced
to sell at $39,500. as.,S-.F


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362-1734 CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE 1-800-525-4182


Dear Classified Guys,
Maybe you can help me figure this
out. My friend was insecure about
buying a used car, so he asked for
my help. He made it very clear that
with the price of gas these days, he
wanted an economy sedan that got
good mileage and was priced under
$8,000. I spent two weekends calling
classified ads and visiting dealer
lots. Then, when I found a good deal,
I gave my friend a call. Wasn't I sur-
prised to find that he had bought a
car on his own the week before?
And it was nothing like what he
asked me to find! Instead, he bought
a luxury car with leather seats, power
everything and a big eight-cylinder
engine. Then, to make matters
worse, he spent twice as much as his
$8,000 limit! Now I'm really angry.
I spent a lot of time trying to ,
help him. He offered to -
take me for a ride, but in all --
honesty, I wanted to speak "
my mind. Any suggestions on
how to handle this?

Cash: First, you may want to take a,
few deep breaths to calm down, or
maybe a nice long drive would help!
Carry: It seems fou and your friend
had a few communication problems.


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He either didn't realize that you were
spending so much time on the project or
he somehow got caught up in the emo-
tional process of buying a car.
Cash: While he may have started out
thinking logically about his needs in
relation to a vehicle, somewhere along
the line he leaned more towards style
and comfort rather than functionality.
Carry: It's easy to do. After all, there
are a lot of choices out there from small
gas-saving cars and hybrids to SUV's
and high-end luxury cars.
Cash: Let's face it. Any basic car,
providing it runs, will get you from
point "A" to point "B". The difference


,between them is the amount of money
you spend and the style in which they
get you there.
Carry: Since your friend may be on a
budget, the overpriced car with a higher
insurance premium and larger gas bill
may prove to be too costly. After he
fills the tank a few times, don't be sur-
prised if he asks for your help again.
Cash: You inay have a right to be
upset, but before you get too far along,
talk to your friend and see if you can
straighten out the misunderstanding.
Carry: And if you really want to
shake him up a bit, just ask to borrow
his new luxury car.


C SSIRED


GUYS I



Duane "Cash" Holze
& Todd "Carry" Holze


Downhill Ratings
Many people look for a high fuel effi-
ciency rating when buying a car.
However this year, comparing new
2008 models to older cars has become
very difficult. The Environmental
Protection Agency revised the fuel effi-
ciency rating system that car manufac-
turers use. The new rating system, not
updated since 1985, takes into account
real world speeds, seasonal changes
(like driving in the summer or winter)
and even driving with the air condition-
er. Although more accurate, the new
rating system makes new cars look less
efficient than previous years.
Luxury at a Cost
Most of us would like to ride in luxu-
ry, but it does come at a cost. Entry-
level luxury cars have an MSRP of
$29K to $36K. Mid-range luxury vehi-
cles can run up to $60K and high-end
luxury cars up to $100K. The ultra lux-
ury cars, such as Ferraris and Maseratis,
top over $100K. While many of us
would like to own one of these vehi-
cles, some of us consider it a luxury just
to have a car that doesn't break down.
(Data according to Wikimedia)
Got a question, funny story, or just want to give
us your opinion? Let us hear It. Leave a
message toll-free at (888) 242-3644 or send to:
P.O. Box 8246, New Fairfield, CT 06812.


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GA/FL BORDER HUGE SAVINGS!
23.55 AC, only $99,900 (Was
$124,900) Coastal region. Wooded,
loaded w/wildlife. Easy Drive to St.
Simons Island! Subdivision
Potential! Call Now 1-800-898-4409
x1180.
GEORGIA Emanuel County. 48ac
- $2,425/ac. Pond sites, hardwood
bottoms, mature pines, fronts on two
Co. roads 404-362-8244 St. Regis
Paper Co. www.stregispaper.com
GEORGIA AUCTIONS 212ac.
Ware County. Cultivation &
Woodland. (Sat 5/19/07, 10am) ****
Also, Home on the Marsh Home &
8ac. Blythe Island. (5pm Sat. 6/9/07)
Hansfordrealauction.com 1-800-
962-5715. (10%BP-GAL#254)
GEORGIA LAND 3ac. Riverfront
lots. Also, 3ac. river access lots.
Private gated boat ramp on Oconee
River. U.G. power, paved streets,
$9500/ac. Call Owner 912-529-6198
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.


GEORGIA SE EMANUEL CO. (20)
2 to 5 acre wooded lots. Horses
welcome. Paved roads. Near 1-16/
US1. Payments as low as $207/mo.
Low taxes. 912-585-2174
GEORGIA WOODED HOMESITES
1-10acs. Low Taxes! Beautiful
weather year round. Terrific
investment w/owner financing avail.
Limited availability! Starting
$5,500/acre. (US Citizenship not
required.) 706-364-4200
KENTUCKY 100 acres, Exc.
hunting, farm income $200K. *Also
655 'acres w/70ac lake. Beautiful
views! Hunting & fishing. Building
site, *Great Investments* Owner
270-556-3576
LAND WHERE YOU 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


FirstDay
LAND FOR SALE 40 or 80 acres.
$11,000 an acre. 136A & 85th Rd.
Plenty of Deer. 386-364-6633
F FirstDay
LAND FOR SALE.
Middle Georgia.
Farm, hunting and timberland.
Call 478-984,4447 or 478-290-6435
LOOK GEORGIA Hancock County
30ac w/1850+ ft. road frontage. All
@ $90,000 or owner will divide @
$5,000/ac. Town & Country Real
Estate 1-478-552-5681
www.tandcrealestate.com
MISSISSIPPI 134 ACRES. Paved
roads w/2 ponds, several beautiful
homesites, trees & wildlife. Country
setting wall conveniences, you will
love Meridian! $3000/acre. Sale By
Owner 601-480-6444
OHIO RIVER ACREAGE 260 Acres
w/3200 Ft of frontage on the
Muskingum River, hilltop property,.
Just $2200/acre. Call 740-489-9146.


LAKE MARION S.C. 2 acres,
excellent building site. No Impact
Fee, low taxes and insurance.
$22,900 Owner Financing. 803-473-
7125..
PENNINGTON TRAILS
An equestrian oriented development
complete with lighted riding ring,
common stable, gated, and miles of
riding trails. Five acre tracts start at
$79,900. Call 386-330-2446 or visit
www.penningtontrail.com
SO. CENTRAL FL 3 Acre Lake
Access was $179,900 Now $79,900
Located in Private Gated Lakefront
Community. Lake Views. Excel. Fin.
Owner Must Sell. Call 1-888-320-
8399 x 2009
TENNESSEE 1-3ac. homesites.
Premier Land SalesI Waterfalls,
lakes, bluffs, & utilities. Horseback
riding, golf, fishing, white water
rafting. Owner Financing, low down.
Starting $19,900. 1-888-281-5456;
www.TNLots.com


SO. CENTRAL FL 5 Acres only
$99,900 Appraised at $202,000
Far Reaching Views, Beau. Pasture,
country road w/ util. Excel. Fin.
Owner must sell! Call 1-888-320-
8399 x 2012
TENNESSEE ACREAGE 5 Acres,
mostly wooded, mountain view.
Excellent cabin site w/ city water.
River access. Near Crossville.
$39,900. Owner Financing. 931-979-
1371
TENNESSEE LAND OWNERS
FINANCING!! 5-10 Acre Tracks;,
Utilities, Paved Roads, Creeks,
Rivers & Lakes. Low Insurance &
Tax Rates. 2-Hotel Nights on Us!!
$25,900 1-888-314-6881
TENNESSEE!! MONTEAGLE-
SEWANEE, Beautiful Mountain
Properties. 600+ Acres; Tracts, 5
Acres & up. 4 miles from 1-24.
Gated & secluded! Gorgeous bluff &
creek. Wooded lots. George,
Timberwood Development
Co., 423-949-6887 www.timber-
wood.com


TENNESSEE: HISTORIC 2 STORY
LOG HOME. 3/1.4 acres. Low taxes
& Insurance! 1.5 hours: Asheville,
Gatlinburg & Knoxville. Code
utilities. CH/A. 2BR/2BA, 2 porches,
2 fireplaces. Rock chimney. $320K
727-712-8401
TN LAKE BARGAIN 3+ AC -
$131/mo Free Boat Slips! Enjoy
access to private, Jimmy Houston
endorsed bass lake. Paved rds, utils,
soils tested. Lakefront Avail. Call
Now 1-866-685-2562 x1157 Price
$24,900, 20% down, bal fin 30 yrs.
6.85% fixed, OAC. TN Land & Lakes
UPSTATE NY HANDYMAN CABIN
5-acres-$59,900 Nice pond,
gorgeous woods, stonewall! 3 mi off
Rt 17! Priced way below market!
Owner terms! Hurry! 877-892-5263
Residential Wanted
ANGELO BUYS HOUSES Cash
any condition. Handyman,, fire,
distressed, vacant, occupied.
Anywhere in FL! Apts. / Comm.,
residential. No deal too big/small.
Quick closing. 1-800-SELL-181; 1-
954-816-4363


Your new career is waiting for you now! Check our employment listings, here and online at www.nflaonline.com


Help Wanted

FirstDay
ATTN DRIVERS: SE Local/Regional
Runs. Home weekends/Some.
Wkdaysl Drive New Equip!! Florida's
Premier Flatbed Carrier. CDL-A req.
1 yr exp. 877-838-2378 x270
www.gotdt.com
AVON EARN EXTRA$$$ Call for
General Info 1-800-464-8066
Independent.sls.rep.
C.N.A. NEEDED
Full Time with Benefits
3pm 11pmr
Call Angela Akins
At 386-362-7860.
Or Apply at
Suwannee Health Care Center
1620 E. Helvenston Street
Live Oak, FL 32064
EOE/D/V/M/F
DOMINOS PIZZA NOW HIRING
Live Oak delivery drivers and
customer servioce reps. Evening
hours. Great pay! Flexible hours.
Call 386-364-8030


FirstDay
CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT
Avalon Health Care Center has the
following positions available:
3pm-11pm
11pm-7am
Applicant must be experienced in
SNF Setting. Competitive Salary and
Excellent benefit package. Interested
applicant please apply in person or
fax resume to attention of
Human Resources:
Avalon Health Care Center
1270 SW Main Blvd.
Lake City, Florida 32025
386-752-8556 FAX
EOE
FirstDay
Drivers
RUN SOUTHEAST ONLY
2 Company Drivers Needed, Home
Every Weekend, 65% Drop & Hook
Sign On Bonus, Health & Dental
Paid Vacation, Rider Program
CDL/A 2 Yrs, Regional or OTR Exp.
Shoreline Transportation
877-208-9176


FirstDay
CUSTOMER SERVICE CLERK
The City of Jasper, FL, is accepting
applications for the position of
Customer Service Clerk. This
position requires the ability to handle
cash and account for it accurately.
This job has responsibility for
preparing utility bills, receiving utility
payments, as well as payments for
other billings and collections.
Minimum requirements: High School
Diploma/GED, and the ability to be
bonded. Possession of computer
skills is necessary. Any experience
in dealing with the public In a
customer service environment while
handling funds would' be a strong
plus. Salary range is dependent on
experience.
The position is open until filled.
Please apply, to Margaret Harper,
Chief Financial Officer at 208 W.
Hatley Street, Jasper, Florida 32052.
Applications are available at this
address.
EOE/DFWP


CLERICAL
Different Positions Available, All
Levels. Fax Resume to 386-755-
7911 or Call 386-755-1991 for an
app. Wal-Staf Personnel
FULL CHARGE BOOKKEEPER,
DISPATCHER and CLASS A
CDL OTR DRIVERS
needed, two (2) years experience
required. Health insurance,
retirement, & paid vacation.
Call (386) 294-3411 To apply in
person. Drug Free WorkPlace.
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 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


DIETARY AIDE PARTTIME
Flexible Hours
Call Angela Akins
at 386-362-7860
Or apply at
Suwannee Health Care Center
1620 E. Helvenston Street
Live Oak, FL 32060
EOE/D/V/M/F
Director of Nursing for a SNF in
Lake City. Dedicated RN needed
with at least three years experience
including management/supervisory
responsibilities in a skilled nursing
environment. Candidate will oversee
all nursing functions, have
exceptional communication skills,
and effective cost control.
Knowledge of MDS, leadership
abilities and high standards of quality
care are essential.

Please fax resume to 386-752-7337
or email donlakecity@yahoo.com


Drivers

FABULOUS COACH LINES

HIGHLY MOTIVATED
PROFESSIONAL
OVERLY FRIENDLY
PEOPLE

CDL Required. Pax End a plus,
Good Driving Record Dealing with
fun groups on Charter Trips to
Exciting Places. PT/FT $125-
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", a, -- .* Sales Record Form,




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Wednesday North Florida Focus &

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Deadline for placing your yard sale is Friday at 11:00 a.m.
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The other day I walked out of the
mall after finishing my shopping and
stood looking at the sea of cars in the
parking lot. As I realized I had for-
gotten where I parked, a fellow shop-
per came out with the similar
problem.
As we both stood'dumbfounded at
the endless lot, I suddenly heard the
beeping of her horn. "There it is,"
she exclaimed.
Wondering if she had a car remote
in her hand, I commented, "Now
that's luxury. How much was it to
add that option to your car '"
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grinned. "That's my husband blow-
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* CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE SERVING NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTH GEORGIA


NORTH FLORIDA FOCUS MAY 2 3, 2007, PAGE 5D


362-1734


CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE


1-800-525-4182


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.

Nurse Practitioner
SHAFA CLINIC, PA
Part time/Full time Nurse Practitioner
for Internal Medicine for Rural Health
Clinic in Live Oak. Please send CV to
P.O. box 38; Live Oak, FL 32064 or
Fax 386-362-6403
FirstDay,
NURSERY WORKER -Part Time -
needed for 1st Baptist Church in Live
Oak. Full Background Check
required and references. Call 386-
362-1583. Must be 21 yrs or older.
FirstDay
OSCEOLA TITLE
of NORTH FLORIDA, LLC
Full/Part Time Office personnel
needed. Title insurance experience
preferred. but not required.
Experience with Microsoft Word and
Excel a must.
Please email resume to
dlang@osctitle.com or fax to 386-
362-1740 Drug Free Workplace/EOE

FirstDay

SUWANNEE
HEALTHCARE CENTER

GREAT OPPORTUNITY
RN-HOUSE SUPERVISOR
7P-7A
GREAT SCHEDULE
AND BENEFITS

LPN or RN needed
7P-7A
With Benefits

LPN or RN needed
7A-7P
With Benefits

CONTACT
Suwannee Health Care Center
1620 E. Helvenston St.
Live Oak, FL 32064
.Contact Angela Akins or
Amelia Tompkins 386-362-7860

FirstDay
SUWANNEE FARMS
19620 NCR 219
O'BRIEN FL 32071
Suwannee Farms is seeking Laundry
and housekeeping attendants.
Please apply in person
M-F, 8-5pmi
FirstDay


TEEN VOLUNTEER
PROGRAM LEADER
Suwannee County is. currently
seeking applicants 'or in, position pf
Teen Volunteer .Program Leaderfobr
-he Su*annee Ri ,,er Reg.onaf
Library, Lve OaK, FL. This
temporary 40-hour per week position
will commence no earlier than May
11, 2006 and end on or before July
21, 2006. The Teen Volunteer
Program Leader will be responsible
for developing programs and
activities for preschoolers during the
summer using the teenage
Volunteers as the program providers.
The Program Leader will also be
responsible for coordinating and
organizing the Teen Volunteers.
Experience working with groups is
highly desired. Minimum
qualifications include a high school
diploma and computer skills.
Leadership skills and an ability to
work well with teens and preschool
age children are required. Salary
range is $7.29 i $10.19 per hour,
based on experience. Applications
may be picked up at the Suwannee
County Administrative Services
Department, 224 Pine Avenue, Live
Oak, FL 32064; telephone (386) 362-
6869. Applicants are encouraged to
submit resumes, letters of reference,
and other biographical information
with their applications. All
applications must be returned to the
Suwannee County Administrative
Services Department. Position will
remain open until filled. All applicants
subject to drug testing prior to
employment. EEO/AA/V/D
FirstDay
THE GATHERING CAFE
In Branford looking for Cooks,
Servers & Hostesses for Breakfast,
Lunch & Dinner. Apply in person
during non-peak times.

FirstDay

JOBS AVAILABLE

Construction, electronics,
mechanics, and computers. No
experience necessary, we train and
pay while you learn, receive salary,
room, board, medical, and paid
relocation. H.S. Grads, age 17-34
call 7-800-342-8123 Mon-Fri. for
interview.
FirstDay
Land Surveying / CAD Help
Needed: Crew Chiefs, Instrument
Techs, Rod Techs, Drafters. 20' year
old Engineering and Surveying
company with excellent pay and
benefits (Health / Dental / Vision /
Life / Disability Ins, Performance
bonuses, annual reviews, paid
holidays and vacations, education
assistance, retirement plan, and
more...). Send resume to PO Box
430, Valdosta, GA 31603 or
complete application at 105 W.
Central Ave, Valdosta.

SOS CAFE
Cooks, waitresses &
volunteers needed.
Call Kitchen Manager.
386-364-1703.

Maintenance
HELP'WANTED maintenance man
with knowledge of plumbing, electric
and carpentry. Tools required.
Transportation a must. Drug free
workplace. Call (386) 330-2567


-
FirstDay






(FOOD STORE)
MANAGERS and
ASSISTANT MANAGERS
NEEDED
FAST TRACK is looking for highly
motivated Managers and Assistant
Mangers for the Convenient Store
business for Madison and Jasper
areas. Offering a competitive
salary, weekly pay, Vacation, paid
Holidays, Bonus and, 401K Plan.
Please fax resume to Bertie at
229-559-1231 or call her at 352-
494-7550 for more information.

LICENSED 4-40 OR 2-20 CSR
To work personal lines in a local
insurance agency. Group health &
group life coverage, retirement plan,
paid holidays, vacation, and sick
leave provided. Experience with
applied systems agency
management system helpful. Call
386-364-3762, anytime.

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 US Hwy 90W.
Live Oak, Florida 32060
English 386-208-0205
Espanol 386-208-0190
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
EOE-AA-M-F-V-D

APPLICATIONS also ACCEPTED
Employment CONNECTIONS
LOCATIONS:
1416 N. Ohio Ave. 200 W.Base
Live Oak, FL Madison, FL


-Job List
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
REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS Multi-
State Appraisal Company Seeking
Licensed Real Estate Appraisers.
Strong Report Writing & Excellent
Work Ethic. Employee Positions
Available With Benefits. Fax
Resume: 1-419-255-1745.


uOL.uNiu A RuI NE ErDUEu -
Security Service & Installation
Providers. Must be licensed &
insured. Increase Cash Flow!
Perform local service & installations.
Call SAFE Security, 1-800-669-7779
ext. 238 for details.

Autos for Sale
CAMPER-'93. JAYCO sleeps 6,
chevy 350 engine. 56,000 mi. on
motor and built in generator 1650 hrs
on it.
$10,000 OBO 386-209-0505
CHEVY 2002 S-10
Chrome Diamond Plate Tool Box.
Clean, Clean, Cleani
Asking $8,473.
Call to seel
386-365-7433
FORD ESCORT 1996 engine
trouble, great shape otherwise, good
paint, good interior, 4 new tires, good
radio/cd. Asking $700.00. 386-776-
1565
FORD MUSTANG LX 1993, 5.0 L
high output engine, auto, .
flowmasters, ponys 80k miles,
$10,000 OBO 386-854-0211
LOOKING TO REPAIR CREDIT?
Get Financed! Get the car or truck
you deserve, call 386-365-RIDE


NEED A RIDE?,
Tired of Bumming a RIDE from
friends? Want a RIDE of your own
that you can afford?
Call 386-365-RIDEI

Trucks for Sale
DODGE RAM 1500 QUAD CAB
2004. 38,900 miles. SlIvr-Mettalic.
Good Condition. $18,000 Call 386-
362-4863

Vans for Sale
DODGE VAN 1990 metal shelves,
good tires, good condition. $2,000:
Call 386-208-5653 or 386-294-2613

To place your


ad in the


Classified


Marketplace,


call Tami at


386-362-1734


today!


Downing eight a day just got easier


We all know that along with the recommended
five setn ings a day o01 fruits and vegetables. 'we
should drink eight eight-ounce glasses of water
daily But how nian\ of'ws really do that?'
Not man\, apparently. as 73 percent of those
surveyed hy Gallup in 2003 admitted knowing
they should drink eight cups a day. but don't.
citing poor quahty and taste as key reasons. More
recently. faucet manufacturer Moen Incorporated
reported that many people avoid this elLxtr of
general good health because they do not feel
comfortable drinking water directly from their
kitchen faucet for lack of filtering capabilities. '
These stats explain the burgeoning bottled
water industry sales of 7.5 billion gallons sold in
the U.S in 2005. more than triple the 2.2 billion
gallons sold in 1991. But it seems the joke's on
consumers, because recent news reports indicate "
that -10 percent of bottled water sold is actually
just filtered tap water.
There are many home water filtration options,
and they keep getting better. [VIany refrigerators .
now include filtered cold water dispensers,
although they can be too slow to effectively fill a -
pitcher, coffee pot or e\ en a tall water bottle. Or
consumers can make mom in the fridge for
filtering pitchers that seem to constantly need
refilling. Bulky faucet attachments provide
filtered \\ after nght at the sink, but they look like
an unsightly gro\\th on today's decorator faucets.
Now there's a new option available that invisibly
integrates a filtration system into a stylish faucet.
Moen recendy enhanced one of its popular
kitchen faucet styles by adding a built-in filtering
system that is mounted out of sight under the sink.
The new Muirfield faucet with ChoiceFlo
technology, available exclusively at Lowe's in a
chrome finish, features two waterways hidden in the spout to
dispense both filtered and non-filtered water. With a generous flow
rate of one gallon per minute, this new faucet exceeds many other
filtered water options. The carbon-block filter is long-lasting and easy
to replace with no tools or water shut-off needed. The faucet reduces
impurities such as lead, cysts, mercury, linden and other harmful
chemicals more thoroughly than other options, while retaining
beneficial fluoride in the water. The stylish new faucet even reminds
users with a blinking light when it's time to change the filter, and
inexpensive replacement filters are available at Lowe's or through the
company's Web site.
"'Gone are the days of bulky faucet-mounted filtering systems or
the hassles associated with water filtering pitchers," said Kelly
Atkins. Moen's director of retail marketing. "Our new filtering faucet
is attractive, easy to install and affordably pnced."
The time is right to save your money and the environment by
replacing the bilhon plastic water bottles that end up in landfills each
year with better-tasting tap water. ,.'.," r-.
For modfr ormnation on tfi neq gti S aei
filters, visit HYPERLINK "http://www.moen.com" www.moen.com
or call 1-800-BUY-MOEN (1-800-289-6636).
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Attorneys


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Automotive


Police Impounds for Sale! Honda Accord 19945400! Nissan
Sentra 1994 S200! Ford Escort 1997 $700! for listings call
(800)366-9813 Ext.9271.

$500 Police Impounds! Cars From S500! Tax'Repos. US
Marshal and 1RS sales! Cars,Trucks, SUV's,Toyota's, Honda's,
Chevy's, more! For listings Call (800)425-1730 x2384.

Building Supplies

METAL ROOFING SAVE S$5 buy direct from manufacturer.
20 colors in stock with all accessories. Quick turn around!
Delivery Available.. (352)498-0778 Toll free (888)393-0335
code 24. www Gul'CotastSuDIv com.

Business Opportunities

ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do you carn S 800/day? 30
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VENDING ROUTE: Snack, Soda, Energy, Healthy. All
Brands, All Sizes. Great Equipment, Great Support! Fitanc-
ing Available W/$7500 Down. Local. Must Sell! (877)843-
8726 BO2002-037.

Employment Services

Notice: Post Office Positions Now Available. Avg. Pay $20/
hour or $57K annuallydncluding Federal Benefits and OT.'
Get your exam guide now. (800)709-9754 EXT.5799 USWA
Fec Req.

HelpWanted

Drlvers...ASAPII 21 CDL Drivers Needed *36-43CPM/
$1.20* SignOn Bonus. $0 Lease New Trucks. Only 3 mos
OTR req'd. (800)635-8669.

Driver:DON'TJUSTSTARTYOURCAREER,STAR.TIT
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be 21. Have CDL7? Tuition reihubutrscmentl CRST. (866)917-
2778.

Run Close to Homel $,43/milel Excellent Milesl Home week-
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Driver- CLASS-A COL DRIVERS- Now Hiring OTR &
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)rivers -Car hauling career.GREAT HOME TIMEI Excep-
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exp. rcq.,THE WAGGONERS TRUCKING (912)57k-9668
OR (866)413-3074.

Dcdicateld drivers neededI. Easiest job in tlutckillgl Dedicated
account for PODS!r Avg. driver made S45.000 last year! Cluss
A-CDL req. Call today (888)643-3540.

Homes For Rent

Never Rent Againl Buy, 313R/21A $16,0001 Only $199/Mol
2B11 L$15.0001 5% down 20years 8%H. HU I) Homes A',ialhdlel
or listings (800^)36-9783 Fxt 5796.

IU) IHOMESI 4111R/211A $199/nol! Stop Renting 5%Xg dw,,
201 yrs (qI) 8% APR: 513R/311A I or'elosirel $317/mol For
Listing (s800)366-9783 lxt 5853.

3BR/211A Folrccllure t$32,0001 Only $254/Mol 5%, down
20 yets (a,' 8% APR. Buy 6 lR i$215/Mo! l. r listings
(8011)3,6-9783 Ext 5798,

lHomes For Sale

PALM AI I IAIIORIIO SCertillcI todtln'&Mobile Holme
Spcialists. ,Call I,,r FRIEE Color Brochurts (800)622-2832.


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our.
All


LOT OWNERS/SMALL BUILDlERS-PREFAB HOMES
LIQUIDATION!! Manufacturer's Overstock: Complete
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A 5/BR HUD! $39,9001 Only S317/Mo! Won't Last! 5%
down 20 years @ 8% APR. For listings call (800)366-9783
Ext 5760.


Instruction


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EMPLOYMENT: Bulldozers, Backhoes. Loaders, Dumsp
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Job Placement Assistance; Associated Training Services
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Heavy Equipment Operator CERTIFIED. Hands on Train-
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ASSOCIATED TRAINING SERVICES, 5177 Hotrosassa.
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Land For Sale

AUCTION 2,711+/- Acres Divided. Sat., May 5, 11:00 a.m.
Atkinson County, GA Here is tie perfect recreational prop-
erty for the serious-, hunter or serious land investor. This
unique property sells divided into 3 tracts front 634+/- to
945+/- acres. 2,630 acres in Wetland Reserve Conservation
Program, extraordinary hunting and fishing. There is 81 acres
not in conservation program, perfect for cabin or lodge. Pay
20% down, 10% buyer's premium. Call for information
(800)479-1763. GAL#2034. Auction conducted by Joint
Dixon & Associates www jolndixon corn

So. Central FL 3 Acre Lake Access'Was $179,900 NOW
$79,900. Located in private gated lakef'rot community. Lake
views. Excel Fin. Owner must sell. Call (888)320-8399 x
2008.

So. Central FL 5 ACRES ONLY 599,900 Appraised at
$202,000 Far reacting views. beau. Pasture, county rd w/
util. Excel. fin. Owner must sell! Call (888)320-8399 x 2011.

Manufactured Homes

PALM HARBOR HOMES 30th ANNIVERSARY SALE!!I
Huge Discounts, Easy Financing, 0% ODown when you own
land.'Hurry while this ottffer lasts! (800)622-2832,

Miscellaneous

DIVORCEr275-$150*COVERS children, etc. Only one sig-
.r .... ,.'i,, 1 *,l?7 ludes govt. tec' 1 Call weekdays
(.',., -"-..',.. .. t,1.1 (Snu -61nu) Alia Divorce, LLC. Es-
tablished 1977.

ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE front home. Medical, busi-
tness, paralegal, computers, criminal justice. Job placement
assistance, Financial id and computer provided if qualified.
Call (866)858-2121 www Onlitc'l'idowtserTech cosm

AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for high paying Aviation
MaintenanceCareer. FlA approved program. Financial aid if
qualified,- Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation tnsti-
tute of Maintenance (888)349-5387.

WANTED: 10 HOMES ToSlhowOff'OurNew Liretinct Exte-
rior Paint. Call Now to see if your otn qualifies. (800)961-.
8547. (Llc.#CBCO10OI1I)

Pools/Miscellaneous

Dento Hoinesites Wanted Nowl In selected areas! For the
New Ksayk Pool The, above ground pool with itngrotlnd,
felitutrs. Save $ wit h this unique opportunity. Free Estilates/
FAST INSTALLATION/I'Z Financing. Call (866)348-7560.

Real Estate

I8EAUTIIIIUL N. CAROLINA. ESCAPE TO IIIrAUT'lIUL
WESTEIiRNNC MOUNTAINS FREl Color Iroshl & Inftr-
nat in MUI NTAI N PROPERTIeUS wiSll Spectalcuar views.
.. ...... Creeks., & -Investnlt aettge. CHIROKEEI
I i IN (iMAA( REAL ).SIA' I'...
tcIhrokecliountutitrcaltosO Call for Eve brochure (800)841-
5868.
COLORADO RANCH SALE 35 AC- $36,9'00 l asy ACes's,
sunset tviews. All utilities sau'tvcy,,,I. Nnntntle0ing vaiiuta..l


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LAKE PROPERTIES Lakeffont and lake view homes And
parcels on pristine 34,000 acre Norris Lake in E. Tennessee
Cull Lakeside Realty (888)291-5253 Or visit
www lakesiderealrs-tn comn

AAH! Cool Mountain' Breezes! Murphy, North Carolina
.- = >I .'.. I *1 ,. | 0. r." 'A.!.....r, .ir... .L .I *L .. 1 -
Realty Mountain View Properties www exitmrurlhv corn

NC Gated Lakefront Community. Pleasantly mild climate
1.5 acres, 90 miles ofshoreline. Never offered beforewith 20%
pre-development discounts, 90% financing. Call (800)709-
5253..

ADIRONDACK- TUG HILL LAKES 30 AC Borders ADK
Lake- $S169,900 10 AC- Tug Hill Lake- $69,900 88 AC-
Wildlife Pond/ Trout Stream ,S159,900 25 AC- Lakefront
Central NY- S129,900 Coming Soon- Largest Adirondack
Riverlots w/waterfalls. Call Christmas & Associates (800)229-
7843, www landandcamps corn

North CarolinaCoolMountainAir,Views& Streamns.Homes,
Cabins & Acreage. FREE BROCHURE (800)642-5333. Re-
alty Of Murphy 317 Peachtree St. Murphy, N.C. 28906.
www realtvofliurnh con
North Georgia Mountain Properties. Foryour free guide call -
(877)635-6461 or to see entire book, visit
www.ngnmrealestateguide.coni aind click on front page picture.

GATED 10 ACRE ESTATES horses OK. near National &
State 'forests. Owner financing, no closing costs. S89,900.
(800)352-5263 Florida Woodlatid Group. Inc. Lic RE Broker

VIRGINIA MOUNTAIN HORSE FARM (Bent Mountain,
VA) Just offt Blue Ridge Parkway A spectacular southwest-
ern adobe style home. 3br -2 1/2 baths (separate living quar-
ters). 3900sq.tl. 3 car garage, 10-14 foot ceilings, lots of glass
allowing you to enjoy' the mountain vistas in all directions.
22+/- acres. 6 stall barn / hay storage/ tack room / wash bay /
double lighted riding ring. 30 minutes to major airport.
$1,395,000. Contact Woltz & Associates, inc. Real Estate
Brokers & Auctioneers Rounoke, VA (800)551-3588 or
woltzonsm.

NC MOUNTAINS Large 2 to 10 acre tracts in last phase of
popular gated mountain conttnuity with great view, trees,
Swvaterfiall & large public lake nearby, paved private access,
$69.500 and up call now' (866)789-8535.

TN Lake Bargain 3+ AC- $129/ mo. FREE Boat Slips!
Enjoy access to private. Jimmy Houston endorsed bass lake.
Paved als. utils. soils tested. LAKEFRONT avail. Call now
(866)685-2562, X 1155 Price: $24,900, 20% down. batl fin 30
yrs. 6.75% fixed, OAC. TN Land & Lakes.

JUST $195.22/ month* 1+ acres with FREE Boat Slips!
Nicely wooded lake access property in brand new pretmicr
dIclopinlnt on spectacular 160.000 acrv rcreational laked
Prime waterfronts available. Call (800)704-3154, x 1113.
Price $34.900. "-20%, down, balance financed 30 yeats. 7.51%
uxed, OAC.

Coastal Georgia New, Pre- cotnsructlt.n olf Community. i
Large lots & condos w/ deepwater, marsh. golf, nature views.
Gated. Golf. Fitness Center. ''Tnnis. 1'rails, Docks. $70k's-
$300k. (877)266-7376, y5.LCQseOiIlOutinp,.OSB.
LIMTE) TIMlE OIIOFFER 10016o FINANCING- NO PAY-
MENTS FOR 2 YEARS Gated Lakefront Community of the
NC Blue Ridge Mtns. All tDockable 90 miles oShorcline star
$99.000. Call Now (800)709-LAKli.

Coastal GA! 119 Acres- $234.900. GA/ FL border. Mature
pines, abundant wildlife, black rail fencing. Long road front-
age, utilities. Potential to subdivide. Excellent financing.
Call now (800)898-4409 x 1163.

GA/ FL Border Huge Savings! 23.55 AC, only $99,900 (was
$124.900) Coastal region. Wooded, loaded w/ wildlife. Easy
drive to St. Simons, Island! Subdivision potential! CALL
NOW (800)898-4409 X 1178.

ESCAPE FILORIDA'S HIGH COSTS! Lake Acess from
$49.911001 )ocoikalc Lakcfront from $194.900 I'Exclutsive, pri-
ate community on Lake (iuntersvillc in Northlern Alabama.
Featuring gated enl 'nce. 1paei11 oatds, clubioulse, Is;t launch,.
inaln., undcrgroutnds l tilitics iandi estatce-si-e parcels in park
like setting. No time Iequcirtent to start building. Excellent
lintninlg available. NEW' PHASE RELEASE-THE OAKS
SATURDAY. MAY, 19, 2007 Call to schedule your tour
(888)525-3725 X.2521 KVww theoitks-Oi com Taylor Hicks
- our newest lot owner \ill be on lt'dtoo grect appointment
holders on 5/19/07,

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What to Grill


Extend your grilling repertoire with these
easy techniques. Pre-heat your grill to medium-
high and oil it well, then ...
-To grill corn with husks, pull back the husk
and tie the ends together to make a natural
handle. Remove the corn silk. Brush kernels
with seasoned melted butter or oil. Grill 7 to 10
minutes, turning occasionally (use that handle!)
to get delicious bronzing on the kernels. Or,
grill the corn in the husk. After removing the
silk, replace husks and tie with a strip of husk or
string. Soak ears in cold water for 10 minutes.
Grill, turning often, until husks are charred and
corn is hot, 10 to 15 minutes.
-To grill unhusked corn, just brush with
seasoned melted butter and grill 7 to 10
minutes, turning occasionally for best results.

It's easy to prepare great-tasting catfish on
your grill...
-Marinate or season catfish fillets first, if
you like. Marinades and seasonings using citrus
flavors or fresh garden herbs work well as do
southwestern inspired chili flavors.
-To grill or broil thicker fillets, brush the
fish with vegetable oil on both sides and season
to taste. Grill 4 to 5 minutes per side, turning
only once, until fish is opaque.
-To grill or broil thinner fillets, simply grill
on one side without turning, until fillets are
opaque.
-"Branch" out by cutting catfish fillets into
chunks and threading them onto pre-soaked
wooden skewers. Grill until opaque, turning
several times.
For more information and recipes visit
catfishinstitute.com and
freshsupersweetcom.com.

Gingered Orange Catfish and
Supersweet Corn
2 tablespoons orange juice
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 ears husked fresh supersweet corn
4 U.S. farm-raised catfish fillets (6 to 8


ounces each)
Orange Sauce
(recipe follows) Fire U
Preheat grill or
broiler. In small bowl
combine orange juice, oil, garlic,
ginger, salt and pepper. Reserve 1
tablespoon of mixture for Orange
Sauce; brush all sides of corn and
catfish fillets with remaining
mixture. On oiled rack or broiler
pan, grill fillets and corn, 4 inches
from heat source, until catfish is
opaque in center and corn is lightly
browned, 7 to 10 minutes, turning
corn occasionally. Serve catfish
drizzled with Orange Sauce.
Garnish with broiled orange wedges
and mixed greens, if desired.
YIELD: 4 servings
For Orange Sauce: In small
saucepan combine 3/4 cup orange
juice, 1 teaspoon cornstarch and
reserved 1 tablespoon orange-
ginger mixture. Cook over low
heat, stirring until thickened, about,
5 minutes.

Southwest Grilled Catfish
and'Corn Salad
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 ears husked fresh supersweet
corn
4 U.S. farm-raised catfish fillets
(6 to 8 ounces each)
1 cup canned red kidney beans,
rinsed and drained
1/3 cup coarsely chopped cilantro
leaves
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
(scallions)
6 tablespoons bottled vinaigrette, divided
4 cups loosely packed mixed greens
Preheat grill or broiler. In small bowl
combine oil, chili powder, cumin and salt.
Brush all sides of corn and catfish fillets with


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. oil mixture. On oiled rack or broiler pan grill
corn 4 inches from heat source, until just tender,
7 to 10 minutes, turning corn occasionally.
Remove; cool to room temperature. Cut kernels
from cobs. In large bowl combine kernels with
beans, cilantro, onions and 2 tablespoons of
vinaigrette. On oiled rack or broiler pan, grill


fillets 4 inches from heat source, until opaque in
-center, 8 to 10 minutes. Toss greens with 2
tablespoons of remaining vinaigrette; divide
among 4 plates; top each with corn salad and
catfish fillet. Drizzle remaining vinaigrette over
fish.
YIELD: 4 portions (about 4 cups corn salad)


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DOH reminds of
the risks associated
with consuming
raw oysters
Submitted
Officials with the Depart-
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urging Floridians with certain
health conditions to avoid
consuming raw oysters, which
often harbor the naturally oc-
curring bacteria Vibrio vulnifi-
cus that may cause serious ill-
ness.
Those most at-risk for de-
veloping serious illness from
Vibrio vulnificus include
heavy drinkers with liver dam-
age, and people with certain
health conditions such as liver
disease, hemochromatosis, di-
abetes, cancer, stomach disor-
ders or any illness or treat-
ment that weakens the im-
mune system. While otherwise
healthy persons eating raw
oysters with this bacterium are
less susceptible to becoming
ill, at-risk individuals are more
likely to become extremely ill
or potentially die. People in
these high-risk groups are also
at risk of illness if they have
wounds, cuts or scratches and
wade in estuarine areas or sea-
water where the bacteria
might be present.
Thoroughly cooking oys-
ters, either by frying, stewing
or roasting, eliminates harmful
bacteria and viruses in the
meat. Consuming raw oysters
that have undergone a post-
harvest treatment process to
eliminate the bacteria can also
reduce the risk of illness.
Initial symptoms of Vibrio-
vulnificus infection can in-
clude mild nausea, vomiting
or diarrhea, followed by dis-
tinctive swollen skin lesions,
and septicemia (blood poison-
ing). If someone experiences.
these symptoms after consum-
ing raw oysters, they should
contact their personal physi-
cian immediately for diagnosis
and to receive antibiotic treat-
ment.
For more information,
please visit DOH's Web site at
www.doh.state.fl.us and
choose "Food and Waterborne
Disease" from the subject list.


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Planning a family reunion this
year? Family reunions and travel
seem to go hand in hand,
according to the Travel Industry
Association of America. More
than 34 percent of U.S. adults -
72 million people have traveled
to a reunion in the past three
years. In fact, more than one in
five (22 percent) say they took a
trip to attend a family reunion in
the past year.
To increase the odds of enjoying
your time with Great Aunt
Edna and Cousin Bubba, be
sure to choose an attractive
reunion location. The site
needs to offer activities for
everyone adults of all
ages, teens and kids.
Reasonable travel time, cost,
accommodations and,
loc:inon .ire all important
factors in selecting a reunion
site, according to a family
reunion survey conducted by
Reunions magazine.
Consider New Braufifels .--"
in the heart of Texas Hill
Country for your next
reunion. Founded in 1845 by
German settlers, this
charming burg exudes Old
World heritage and small
town charm. Located
between San Antonio and
Austin, the town is a great
example of a successful
family reunion venue. Today,
New Braunfels is best
known for the ultimate Texas
summer experience tubing
the Guadalupe River and
making a big splash at the
amazing water park,
Schlitterbahn. And there are
many more reasons travel
industry professionals have
dubbed New Braunfels the
ideal gathering place for
family reunions.
What's special about New
Braunfels? This historic
small town offers an easy,
fun and affordable setting
for families to get together.
Your family can stay in
quaint bed and breakfast
inns, resorts, a Texas
treehouse, cabins by the
river, campsites or full-
service hotels and motels. If
you have a large group,
check in at the HYPERLINK
"http://www.tbarm.com/"T
Bar M Hotel & Conference .
Center, a retreat and
conference center that offers
swimming, a sports
complex, tennis programs,
walking, jogging and biking.
You'll also want to make
sure your family gets to
sample hickory-smoked
Texas barbecue, sassy Tex
Mex or homestyle country
fried steak from the many
restaurants in the area.
In addition to water
recreation, New Braunfels
features a variety of
attractions that offer fun
year-round, from extreme
sports camps to dance halls
and winery tours. For adults,
there is music and wine, soft


adventure rafting, golf, caving,
fly-fishing and great shopping in
the historic town and nearby
Gruene. For kids, New Braunfels
boasts a state-of-the-art children's
museum, a mining sluice (where
kids can keep what they find), and
camps to teach fancy
skateboarding, trick water skiing
and motorcross.
Check out all the festivals and
happenings in and around New
Braunfels, too, from historic home


and garden tours in spring to the
annual Wurstfest in November to
the anticipated arrival of Cowboy
Kringle during the holiday season.
Then pick a date a summer
weekend or any time that's special
- and make your reunion happen.
For more information on all
New Braunfels has to offer, visit
newbraunfels-tx.net. For help
planning your family reunion,
visit reunionsmag.com.
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for Buyers in this new Real Estate Market


After several years of a booming real
estate market one that was decidedly
to the seller's advantage the industry
has taken a swing in the opposite direction
in recent months. Higher interest rates and,
a greater inventory of houses is pushing
the market in the buyer's favor. This
means that enterprising individuals ready
to make a purchase may come away with
more than just a good bargain.
In an effort to move houses, many
builders, mortgage lenders and private.
sellers are hatching plans to make their
properties all the more enticing. Some are


offering to pay mortgage points, throw in
extras, such as a new pool, or give away
gift certificates for shopping sprees at big
name stores. What's more, although there
is resistance, the word is out that lowering
prices is also necessary for making the
sale these days.
Therefore, according to experts, this
could be the ideal time for those looking
to fulfill the dream of home ownership to
do just that. Here are some of the rewards
they can reap and the incentives to be on
the look out for.
Creative mortgages: To entice people


to take out mortgages in spite of
rising interest rates, some
lenders and builders are
offering special programs.
Many home builders are using
"buy-down" programs, in which
they buy down a mortgage by
two percentage points in year
one and one point in year two.
This can lead to substantial
savings. But watch out for deals
that offer flashy savings early
on but sucker-punch you later
during the loan term. Pre-


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Office: 386-754-4663
Cell: 386-590-3312
Fax: 386-755-6347
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Poole Realty, Inc.


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1105 HOWARD ST. W. LIVE OAK
386-302-3300
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After years in the seller's favor,
the real estate market is now
more advantageous for the
buyer.

payment penalties or early
termination fees may be in
store for those who- don't do
their homework before
signing on the dotted line.
Wheeling and dealing:
To gain business, builders
(and private sellers) are
throwing in specials with
the sale of a house. This
could mean that they'll give
away the keys to a new car
or send buyers on a
whirlwind vacation. Keep in
mind that the cost of these
bonuses could
comparatively still be lesser
than if the seller simply
lowered the price of the
home by 10 to 15 percent.
So don't be too blindsighted
by flashy deals. Run the
numbers and figure out the
best gain. Desperate sellers
may even go. for a price
slash in addition to the gifts
if they are asked.
Speak up: When the
building inspector is doing
his or her run-through on
the property, take detailed
notes of what is found. The
scales are tipped in the
buyer's favor to have high-
priced improvements made
by the seller, for example a
new deck or a driveway re-
paving. Anxious for
business, sellers may also
be more likely to take off
some money from the
bottom line or allow buyers
to keep that Viking stove so
they don't pass on the
house.
Deep cuts: Sellers are
some of the last people to
realize that they have to
reduce the price on their
homes if they want to get a
sale. It's hard for them to
accept that their house is not
worth what it may have
been last year. There were 4
million homes on the
market in the United States
in August 2006, a million
more than at the same point
in 2005. Brokers are
realizing creative plans,
including pricing homes
"right," can be the deciding
factor to making a quick
sale or having a home join
the surplus inventory.
Therefore, don't be afraid to
make a low-ball offer when
bidding on a home. The
offer just might be accepted,
even in the markets where
experts predicted prices
would remain relatively
stable. But remember, price
cuts will often be the last
tactic sellers employ to sell
their home.
Beware of broker
incentives: Builders and
private sellers are relying on
the expertise of real estate
brokers even more during
this real estate market. They
may offer special
incentives, such as bigger
commissions or bonuses for
those who get the job done.
Therefore, a broker may be
pulling out all the stops to
get buyers to purchase a
particular property. Agents
are only required to disclose
incentive information if
they are asked. If an
overzealous broker makes
you suspicious (a fixer-
upper shouldn't be marketed
as "move-in ready" or a
"showplace"), look for
another agent.


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