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Creation Date: December 27, 2007
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New Collegiate


Farm Bureau


established


IRA MIKELL
Free Press Reporter
mayofreepressl@alltel.net

Tori Lyons, a former
Lafayette High School
student, and the daugh.
ter of Ricky and Louisi
Lyons of Mayo, made a
special visit to her
hometown of Mayo. She
gave a brief overview of
the Collegiate Farm Bu-
reau during Mayo Farm
Bureau's annual Christ-
mas dinner Monday,
Dec. 10.
In August 2007, Lyons
helped establish the first
Collegiate Farm Bureau
for the state of Florida
while attending the Uni-
versity of Florida. She
was chosen to serve as
Vice-President of the


Gerri Bucher addresses the board. Photo: Ira Mikell.


Boyd, Dean visit Mayo


Tori Lyons addresses fellow
Farm Bureau members. Pho-
to: Ira Mikell.

new organization that
promises to continue the
long standing mission of
Farm Bureau in finding
ways to increase the in-

SEE NEW, PAGE 5A


IRA MIKELL
Free Press Reporter
mayofreepressl@alltel.net

A small, but eager crowd of
county officials and visitors from
neighboring communities gath-
ered for the Lafayette County
Legislative Delegation Hearing
on Thursday, Dec. 6. The special
meeting was held in the county
commission meeting room at the
courthouse.
The dozen or so people at the
meeting were given equal oppor-


tunity to address Florida State
Representative Debbie Boyd (D-
Newberry) and State Senator
Charles Dean (R-Citrus) with is-
sues they are concerned about.
Among those present were Lana
Morgan, Lafayette County Super-
visor of Elections; County Com-
missioners Jack Byrd, Ernest
Jones, Donnie Hamlin, and Boo-
gie Pridgeon; Tim Walker, Prop-
erty Appraiser; and, Gerri Buch-
er, Director of Government Rela-
tions and Special Projects at
North Florida Community Col-


lege.
The issues that generated the
most discussion were property
tax reform, election concerns, and
illegal immigration.
Morgan was greatly concerned
about how many voters will be
unable to understand the proper-
ty tax reform bill when they go to
the polls in January to vote in fa-
vor of or in opposition to it. Ac-
cording to Morgan, the language
in which the bill as well as the


SEE BOYD, PAGE 5A;


Christmas parade float winners


IRA MIKELL
Free Press Reporter
mayofreepressl@alltel.net

A number of families, businesses,
organizations, and churches partici-
pated in the 2007 Christmas parade in
downtown Mayo. Every participant
featured a colorful float that reflected
the theme of "It's All About Jesus," on
Saturday, Dec. 9.
The Lafayette County Chamber of
Commerce recently announced the
winners of the parade contest. Com-
munity Holiness Church won the top
prize, $200. Brae, Inc., second place


winner, received $150. Jim and Cheryl
Hollis, chamber members, commend
these winners for their beautiful
floats, and thanks everyone who par-
ticipated. "We would like to thank
Drummond Community Bank,
Lafayette State Bank, and First Federal
for helping the Lafayette County
Chamber in sponsoring this event,"
Hollis said.
The chamber is hoping more will
participate in next year's Christmas
parade. If you would like to learn
more about the annual event, or sign
up early as a participant, contact Hol-
lis at 386-294-3377.


"Way Down Upon the Suwannee River" is written on the Hal Adams Bridge on.SR 51 on both
sides of the Lafayette and Suwannee County lines. Photo: Ira Mikell.

Out with the old, Florida votes for


in with the new
IRA MIKELL
Free Press Reporter
mayofreepressl@alltel.net
Stephen Foster's folk song "Way
Down Upon the Suwannee River" may
soon be replaced with a new Florida
state song. For nearly a century, this,
song has been a favorite of many gener-
ations in this country.
Every Floridian will be able to hear
the top three submissions at Just Sing
Florida's website at www.justsingflori-


new state song


da.org. After listening to each song,
they can only vote once for their fa-
vorite.
The songs that are competing to be-
come Florida's new state song are
"Where the Sawgrass Meets the Sky,"
"Florida, My Home," and, "My Florida
Home."
Voting began Dec. 11 and officially
ends Jan. 10 at 12 a.m.
Be sure to watch for an update to this
historical moment for the entire state of
Florida.


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The annual Rotary Christmas Party was held on Dec. 11, in the Garden Wor-
ship Center at Mayo Baptist Church on SR 51. Watch for more photos in up-
coming issues. Photos: Ira Mikell.


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be closed for New Years Day,
Tuesday, Jan. 1, will reopen at
8:30 a.m. Wed. January 2.


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Heart Matters


According to all the hol-
iday commercials on TV,
there are some "must
have" items for our Christ-
mas list that we could not
possibly be happy with-
out: everything from jew-
elry to toys, tools and
even new cars, who can
keep up with all that it
takes to have a great
Christmas (let alone pay
for it)? The Bible gives us
a great perspective on all
the "stuff' that seems so
tempting:
"Do not store up for
yourselves treasures on
earth, where moth and
rust destroy, and where
thieves break in and steal.
But store uip for your-
selves treasures in heav-
en, for where your trea-
sure is, there your heart
will be also." Matthew
6:19-21.
Webster's dictionary de-
fines the word treasure as
a cherisheds possession."
This could mean any
manner of the things we
own. The problem is that
if we apply this verse to
material possessions, the
things that we cherish can
be stolen,, destroyed, or
eventually belong to
someone else, because we
have all figured out by
now that "you can't take it
with you." So where does
this leave your heart, if it
follows your treasure?
The picture painted by
this verse is that in order
to protect our hearts, our
treasure has to be an in-
vestment in the things
that can't be stolen, de-
stroyed or left behind. As
Mary placed God's new-
born son in a manger
(feed trough), she was
faced with the reality of
the basic comforts they
would do without. She


was not to be without
treasure though:
"And there were shep-
herds living out in the
fields nearby, keeping
watch over their flocks at
night. An angel of the
Lord appeared to them,
and the glory of the Lord
shone around them and
they were terrified. But
the angel said to them,
"Do not be afraid. I bring
you good news of great
joy that will be for all the
people. Today in the
town of David a Savior
has been born to you; he is
Christ the Lord. This will
be a sign to you: You will
find a baby wrapped in
cloths and lying in a
manger. Suddenly a great
company of the heavenly
host appeared with the
angel, praising God..."
Luke 2:8-13
The shepherds then did
what any of us would do,
they went to check this
out (and make sure they
had not gone crazy!) "So
they hurried off and
found Mary and Joseph,
and the baby, who was ly-
ing in the manger. When
they had seen him, they
spread the word concern-
ing what had been told
them about this child, and
all who heard it were
amazed at what the shep-
herds said to them. But
Mary treasured up all
these things and pon-
dered them in her heart."
Luke 2:17-19
It seems that maybe that
feed trough became a trea-
sure to Mary after all, for
it was the sign that the an-
gels gave those shepherds
to know for sure that
God's Son had been born.
Makes you wonder that
while they were sharing
all they had seen and


heard, if '
Mar y
wasn' t '
"ponder-
ing" her
own visit ;
with the Land
angel
Gabriel just nine months
earlier and seeing all that
he had told her come to
pass. These were Mary's
treasures: God's promises
being fulfilled and the
blessings that He had pro-
vided her, she just had to
look past what wasn't
there.
What treasures are you
storing up? Can they be
destroyed, stolen from
you, or will they be left for
someone else when you
leave this earth? Christ-
mas is a great time to
think about where your
treasure is, count your
blessings, dig out past
memories and enjoy them
and be on the lookout for
new ones this holiday.
Remember that where
your treasure is, there
your heart is also and
your heart matters!
Celebrate and I hope
you had a Merry Christ-
mas!


North Florida
Conservation &
Airboat Alliance
announces
November
drawing winner
North Florida Conser-
vation & Airboat Al-
liance 2008-2009 officers
are: Winston Williams -
president; Garry Garri-
son vice pre-sident; Pat-
ty Wood-\illiams sec-
retary.
The winner of the No-
vember drawing for a
Mossberg shotgun was
Jeff Gaylord of
Sprnghill.
For more information,
please call 386-362-6716
or email pattyan-
nwood@realtyagent.com



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William "Bill" Eitt He is survived by his
Edwards wife of 57 years, Betty Sue
(Bailey) Edwards and
This morning thow three sons, Fred (Cathy)
tide in Suwannee at Edwards, Sam (Marg) Ed-
2:21 a.m. and the hi ide wards and Rodney (Gay-
was at 8:34 a.m. Thim- la) Edwards, 9 grandchil-
perature at 4:23 a.rxras dren, 4 great grandchil-
32 degrees, the skydas dren and 3 brothers,
clear and the win4vas Wilbur, Johnny and Jerry.
still. It was shaping to Bill did his best day's
be a pretty day butoo work when he married
cold to fish. So bll cid- Betty.
ed instead to headhpie. There !was a graveside
William "Bill" Ierett service at 11 a.m. on Fri-
Edwards, 79, Plsed day, December 21, 2007 at
away December 18,007 the Fort White Cemetery
at home in Suwannea3ill in Fort White. Fred Ed-
was born in Fort W1te, wards, Rodney Edwards
on December 26, 1927.-e and Terry Cranford con-
served in the', Uni.d ducted the service.
States Navy duringg Rick Gooding Funeral
World War II and\,spet Home of Cross City was
his life as a law eniprc- in charge of the services....
ment officer retiring fte God will be in care of his
24 years as a Sergeart ir soul.
the Florida Game pnd In lieu of flowers, please
Fresh Water Fish C make donations to Haven
mission. During his Hospice of Chiefland, 311
reer he served in Taylo NE 9th Street, Chiefland,
Lafayette, Gilchrist, Dixi FL 32626 and Suwannee
and Levy counties. He \Baptist Church building
loved his work and was fund, P.O. ,ox 147,
good at it. Kuwannee, FL 32692.


Have a happy and safe Nw Year


Resolve to save a life in 2008


As we approach the New Year, I'd
like to say thanks to the donors who
took a life-saving step in 2007 and
gave blood. In this past year more
than 200,000 units were donated to
LifeSouth Community Blood Cen-
ters and each single donation carries
with it the potential to save up to
three lives, so the impact made by
those donors is far-reaching. Those
efforts have literally touched hun-
dreds of thousands of people in des-
perate need.
But as we come to the end of the
year we are again facing a shortage.
The reality is that even the most


faithful blood donors get busy dur-
ing the holidays or travel away from
home, so every'year we struggle to
meet the demand, because that need
never takes a holiday. And we also
know that demand will jump in the
coming weeks as those patients
who've postponed surgeries to be
home during the holidays will begin
making their way to our hospitals.
So, you can help us and you?
neighbors by coming to one of our
centers, stopping by a blood drive at
your office or by visiting one of our
bloodmobiles. There is simply no
substitute for human blood, and the


only solution to the shortage is
donors stepping up to meet the de-
mand.
If you've never donated blood,
make your 2008 New Year's resolu-
tion to try. If you are already a-
donor, please resolve to schedule
one additional visit to donate in the
coming year. If we could increase
the number of donors by just one
percent, it would go a long way to
eliminating the shortage. It's a quiet
way you can help your community,
and in doing so, you'll be saving a
life, which is quite a reward for one
hour of your time.


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AIRLINE BAPTIST CHURCH (SBC)......294-2676 Methodist Church NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH New Beginnings Church
Pastor Rev. Chip Parker Phone: 386-294-1661 Pastor Rev. Charlie Walker a place for you
Sunday MAYO FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Sunday Early Service 8:30 a.m.
Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Located SE corner of Hwy. 27 & FL 51 Mayo Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Pastor............Wayne Hudsor
Morng Worship 11:00 a.m. Pastor Jim Gamble Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Phone Number........386-294-12
Prayer Meeting 5:30 p.m. im Discipleship Training 6:00 p.m.
Discipleship Training 6:00 p.m. Paso oTrasip 6 7:00 p.m. newbeginningschurch@alltel.net
Evening Worship 7:00 p.m.,Sunday School 10:00 a.m. EvenDici ship 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Moning Worship1Wed.mVisitation
Fellowship S tupe6:00-6:30 p.m. Evening Worship 6:00 p.m. Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Purpose Statenwet
Awanas Faith Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Mission Classes 7:00 p.m. New Beginnings existsto provideanenviron
Located Four Miles East of Mayo on Highway 27 Located Two Miles North of Mayo Off Highway 51 wherePeople can discoverand deatop apassio
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Pastor Rev. Charles E. Hodge, Jr. 916 N. Fletcher Ave. 163 W. Main Street, S ich e 5ul
Youth Pastor Chan Perry Pastor: Brother Jimmy Legg Interim Pastor Bruce Branche S M ori ................100 a.m.
Music Director Blanche Perry Interim Music Kathy Palamino Sunday School 9:45 a.m. At'eSw 's "r.w
Children's Pastor Ryan & Tiffany Perry bl Study Sunday Schedule 9:45 A.M. Worship Service 11:00 a.m. newbegiingschurchmayo.com
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Worship Service/K.I.D.S. Church..............10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Sunday Night Service 6:00 P.M. Evening Training 6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Schedule 6: Seven milesWest of Mayo, Ephesus Advent
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"Affiliated with Mt. Sinai Holy Churches of America Inc." Pastor: Danny Rogers 160th St.208-9626
"Affiliated with MtSinai Holy Churches of America I Sunday School 9:45 a.m. (Go south on 51 to 160th, turn right) Sunday School Service....9:45 a.m.
Pastor Elder Carolyn Demps Worship Service 11:00 a.m. Pastor: Stan PoseyService..............11:00 a.m.
Stnda School 1:00a.m. Discipleship Training 5:00 p.m. SPhone (386) 776-1806 Prayer Meetingce..............11:00 p.m.
Worship Service 12:00 p.m. Even Worship 6:00 p.m. SUNDAY Prayer Meeting ................. 7:00 p.m
Thursday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Prayer meeting Wednesday 7:00 p.m. BibleSundatudy 10:30 am
357 Pine Street Located on County Road 354 WEDNESDAY
357 Pine Street "For If Ye Forgive Men Their Tresspasses Your Heavenly Women's Bible Study 10:00 am siD7 7T1
"Membership means Discipleship" 32do69-F Father Will Also Forgive You" Matt. 6:14 324602-F 324879-F 1 CC

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Pastor Rev. Stev d ContactNumberinMayo (386) 294-1839 School Pastor : Jerry son 9:45a.m.
astor ol 10:00Rev. Steve Boyd Sr. Warden Eva Bolton Sunday Worship Service 11:00 a.m. Church
Evening Worship 6:00 p.m. Celebration of Holy Eucharist at 7:00 PM Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 p.m.
Wed. Light for Living 7:30 p.m. each Wednesday to be followed by light Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. In ur
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Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Off Hwy. 53 in Day, FL 386-294-1578
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S Kid's Church 11:00 a.m. Sunday School 10 a.m.
Evening Worship 6:00 p.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. 9:45 .m.
Training Union 6 p.m. Sunday School 9:45a.m.
asYouth Impact 7:00 p.m. Evening Bible Study 7Wednep.sdam.Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
WedteoAdult Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Children, Youth & Adult_ Sunday Evening 6:00 p.m. 3 17
Pastor: Rev. Kenny Sullivan Mat Swain, P Adultor William Sircyouth Wednesday Evening 7:00p.m. 386-362-1734
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The King's Brass

'strikes up' some

tunes.. once again!
By Sally Q. Smith,
Office for Residential Services, Advent Christian Village
The 20th annual "Live! At Dowling Park" Artist Se-
ries at Advent Christian Village (ACV) commences its
2008 season on Tuesday, January 8, with its "Shall We
Gather At The River?" concert. This free-admission
concert traditionally performed by "Tim Zimmerman
and The King's Brass" will be held at 7 p.m. at The Vil-
lage Church and is dedicated to the memory of former
ACV residents, Champ and Verma Boutwell.
"The King's Brass" is comprised of professional mu-
sicians from all over the United States. For more than
twenty years, the ensemble has performed .over 100
concerts each year with three trumpets, three trom-
bones, a tuba, percussion, and keyboards.
The unique blend of these instruments is applauded
by secular and sacred music critics alike that, in turn,
reward their performances with comments such as "the
best.in sacred brass music," "superb in every way," and
"truly, an unforgettable experience!" Presenting a
repertoire of diverse classics from Handel and
Gabrieli to hymns, jazz spirituals and patriotic march-
es these musicians have a desire to use their instru-
ments to uplift audiences of all ages and lead them in
praise and worship. Please help us welcome "Tim Zim-
merman and The King's Brass" as they 'strike up' some
tunes...once again!
For additional information about this performance,
please call Dick Grillo at (386) 658-5557, or e-mail
"mailto:dgrillo@acvillage.net" dgrillo@acvillage.net.
PLEASE NOTE: Our upcoming concert given by the
Heralds of Harmony Barbershop Chorus that was orig-
inally scheduled for Saturday, January 26, has been
rescheduled to Saturday, January 19. The concert will
.be held at The Village Church at 7 p.m.




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A man was sleeping one
night in his cabin when
suddenly his room filled
with light, and God ap-
peared. The Lord told the
man he had work for him
to do, and showed him a
large rock in front of his
cabin. The Lord explained
that the man was to Push
against the rock with all
his might....
So, this the man did, day
after day. For many years
he toiled from sunup to
sundown, his shoulders
set squarely against the
cold, massive surface of
the unmoving rock, push-'
ing with all his might!
Each night the man re-
turned to his cabin sore
and worn out, feeling that
his whole day had been
spent in vain. Since the
man was showing dis-
couragement, the adver-
sary (satan) decided to en-
ter the picture by placing
thoughts into the weary
mind: (he will do it every
time)! "You have been
pushing against that rock
for a long time and it has-
n't moved." Thus, he gave
the man the impression
that the task was impossi-


ble and that he was a fail-
ure. These thoughts dis-
couraged the man. Satan
said, "why kill yourself
over this? Just put in your
time, giving the minimum
effort; and that will be
good enough."
That's what the weary
man planned to do, but
decided to make it a mat-
ter of prayer and to take
his troubled thoughts to
the Lord.. "Lord," he said,
"I have labored long and
hard in your service,
putting all my strength to
do that which you have
asked. Yet, after all this
time, I have not even
budged that rock by half a
millimeter. What is
wrong? Why am I fail-
ing?"
The Lord responded
compassionately, "my
friend, when I asked you
to serve Me and you ac-
cepted, I told you that
your task was to push
against the rock with all of
your strength, which you
have done. Never once
did I mention to you that I
expected you to move it.
Your task was to push.
And now you come to Me

Free Gospel
Concert in Lee
Free Gospel Concert
will be held at 6:30 p.m.,
Friday, Jan. 4, 2008 at Lee
Worship Center Church,
397 Magnolia Drive, Lee.
The event is held every
first Friday of the month.
Proceeds benefit the
building fund of the
church. Bring a covered
dish, meat will be provid-
ed. If you want to get on
the show, call Allen, 850-
971-4135 home, or 850-
673-9481 cell.


with your strength spent,
thinking that you have
failed? But, is that really
so?
Look at yourself. Your
arms are strong and mus-
cled, your back shiny and
brow; your hands are cal-
lused from constant pres-
sure, your legs have be-
come massive and hard.
Through opposition you
have grown much, and
your abilities now surpass
that which you used to
have. true, you haven't
moved the rock, but your
calling was to be obedient
and to push and to exer-
cise your faith and trust in
My wisdom. That you
have done. Now I, my
friend, will move the
rock."
At times, when we hear
a word from God, we tend
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on Thursday, January
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27,.2007"












R.N. students graduate and make history at NFCC


Pinning
ceremony fea-
tures
traditions
and tributes

After more than five
years of planning, two
years of classes and clini-
cals, and provisional ac-
creditation by the Florida
Board of Nursing, North
Florida Community Col-
lege recognized its first
class of registered nursing
students who are graduat-
ing with A.S. degrees dur-
ing a time-honored pin-
ning ceremony Dec. 17, at
the First Baptist Church in
Madison. Twenty students
took part in the services
marking their completion
of professional nursing ed-
ucation under the direction
of Nita Fico, RN, ARNP-C,
director of NFCC Allied
Health Programs. Presi-
dent Morris G. Steen, Jr.,
who spearheaded the drive
to bring the registered
nursing program to NFCC,
congratulated students and
nursing faculty for the his-
toric achievement.
"Graduating our first
Registered Nursing class is
a true milestone for North
Florida Community Col-
lege. The impact these
nurses will have on our
rural communities over the
course of their careers is in-
calculable. It is a very sig-
nificant development for
health care in North Flori-
da," he said.
The R.N. students are
now eligible to apply to
take the National Council
Licensure Examination for
Registered Nurses which
confers official graduate
R.N. status.
The pinning ceremony, a
symbolic welcoming of


newly graduated nursing
students into the nursing
profession, was the high-
light of the evening. Nurs-
ing instructor Michele
Richardson, RN, MSN,
presented each graduating
student with an enamel
pin with the words NFCC
Registered Nursing, encir-
cling an oil lamp, a symbol
of the originator of modem
nursing, Florence Nightin-
gale, who is also known as
"The Lady with the
Lamp."
The nursing pin is a
1,000-year old symbol of
service to others dating
back to the Maltese Cross,
adopted by crusaders and
worn on their habits as a
symbol of service to Chris-
tianity. The tradition of the
nursing pin and the cere-
monial pinning known to-
day, actually originated in
the 1860's at the Nightin-
gale School of Nursing at
St. Thomas Hospital in
London. Florence Nightin-
gale honored her most out-
standing graduated by
presenting each of them
with a medal for excel-
lence.
After lighting the sym-
bolic lamp of knowledge,


the nursing students recit-
ed the Nightingale Pledge
first used in 1893 as an oath
for the nursing profession
in the U.S.
Nursing graduates are:
2006 RN Class
Allen Ginny, Lee
Denton Melissa, Perry
Dixon Michelle, Perry
Driver Melissa, Mayo
Dyke Annie, Madison
Fullwood Kelly, Atlanta,
GA
Gniewek Tracey, Madi-
son
Hollie Tina(Claridy),
Jasper
Holt Mary, Lake City
Leslein Tammy, Pinetta
Miller Michelle C,
Greenville
Olson Lindsey, Madison
Orlowski Shelley, Live
Oak
Richards-Baxter Bennie,
Madison
Salls Marguerite, Madison
Smith Martha Lynn, Day
Tyre Candy, Live Oak
Walker Consuelo (Con-
nie), Madison
Wilson Aymee, Live Oak
Wimberley Jennifer,
Mayo
Richardson and Marcia
Bass, RN,MSN, presented
awards to outstanding


graduates. Melissa Denton
of Perry received the John
D. Archbold Memorial
Hospital Leadership and
Achievement Award.
Michelle Miller of
Greenville received the Ex-
cellence in Clinical Practice
Award. Tracey Gniewek of
Madison received the Aca-
demic Excellence in Nurs-
ing Award and Jennifer
Wimberley of Mayo re-
ceived the Outstanding
Achievement in Nursing
Award.
The student class
planned and organized the
ceremony. Officers are
President Connie Walker
of Madison, VP Melissa
Denton of Perry, Chaplain
Tracey Gniewek, Historian
Melissa Driver of Mayo
and Events Coordinator
Michelle Dixon of Perry.
Also participating in the
program were Cathy Sim-
cox, dean of career and
technical education, An-
gela Culpepper, RN, MSN,
and Debbie Bass, who per-
formed special music ac-
companied by the Patacxil
family of Tallahassee.
The RN class of 2007 ex-
tended its gratitude to fam-
ily, friends and NFCC fac-


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2007 Grad RN Class
The 2007 Registered Nursing class of North Florida Community College. Back row, L-R: Tracey
Gniewek, Tammy Leslein, Connie Walker, Jennifer Wimberley, Melissa Driver, Candy Tyre, Ben-
nie Richards-Baxter, Middle row, L-R : Aymee Wilson, Ginny Allen, Lindsey Olson, Melissa Den-
ton, Marguerite Sails, Tina Hollie, Mary Holt Front row, L-R: Michelle Miller, Kelly Fullwood, An-
nie Dyke, Michelle Dixon, Shelley Orlowski, Martha-Lynn Smith


ulty writing in the pro-
gram, "Without your sup-
port, we never could have
made it."
NFCC recently wel-
comed its third new class


of R.N. students with an
orientation session Dec. 7.
For information, contact
Melody Foust,
850.973.1662 or visit NFCC
online at www.nfcc.edu.


Regional Job Fair a success
Employment Connections recently hosted a Job Fair
at the Suwannee County fairgrounds. Eleven area busi-
nesses participated in the event to recruit employees for
their local operations. Over 115 job seekers visited
throughout the day to talk with prospective employers
and apply for jobs.
Participating employers included: Hamilton Correc-
tional Institute; North Florida Community College;
Madison Correctional Institute; Avon; Washington In-
ventories (WIS); Five Star Food Services; Comprehen-
sive Community Services; Panther Success; Supportive
Solutions; Pizza Hut; and The Department of Vocation-
al Rehabilitation.
An informal survey of employers and job seekers in-
dicated that the event -was a success and the employers
identified potential candidates for their existing job
openings. Those employers will follow up on applica-
tions received during the day.
If you would like your business to be a part of a re-
cruiting event hosted by Employment Connections,
please call 850-973-9675 or toll-free at 866-367-4758.




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Apply now for Medicare Part D "extra help"


By: Louis Sullivan
Social Security
District Manager,
Gainesville, Florida
Have you, or someone
you know, reached age
65 this past year? If so,


you may be eligible for
Medicare and for the
Medicare Part D pre-
scription drug coverage.
Open season for
Medicare Part D pre-
scription drug coverage


New


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come of farmers and
ranchers and to improve
the way of life in every
rural community.
Lyons is very excited
about her new role and
strongly believes the or-
ganization has a very
bright future for young
adults in Florida who are
pursuing a career in agri-
culture. "The main pur-
pose is to bridge the gap
between Future Farmers
of America and Young
Farmers and Ranchers
while students are attend-
ing college," Lyons said.'
Membership has grown
substantially since the
Collegiate Farm Bureau
took root this year. Ac-
cording to Lyons, there
are approximately 150
members and others are

Boyd
Continued From Page 1A

wording on the ballot is
written, makes it nearly
impossible for the voter to
understand what they are
reading and vote with
confidence.
Several participants
expressed concerns over
the issue of illegal immi-
gration and whether
enough is being done to
solve the problem. They
also informed Boyd and
Dean that agriculture
businesses such as dairy
and poultry farms, as
well as pine straw com-
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considering placing mem-
bership. The boundary of
the organization stretches
from Escambia to Dade
counties, according to
Lyons.
Lyons is an avid sup-
porter of Farm Bureau
and believes in the bene-
fits it provides to local
farmers and ranchers, es-
pecially those who live
and work in Lafayette
County. She is planning
to attend the American
Farm Bureau Young
Farmers and Ranchers
Conference in Baltimore,
MD in Feb. 2008, partici-
pate in the March, North
Florida Farm Tour as well
as in the Summer South
Florida Farm Tour, and
attend the State Farm Bu-
reau Young Farmers and
Ranchers Conference next
year.


panies, currently depend
on migrant workers. Ac-
cording to Byrd, Hamlin,
and others in the room,
these businesses would
not be able to survive
without them.
After listening to the
concerns of every partici-
pant, Boyd and Dean
agreed there is much
work to do and reassured
them they are doing
everything they can to
bring these issues to the
state capital and find
workable solutions that
affect every community,
whether large or small.


ing together. Resources
include such things as
bank accounts, stocks
and bonds, but would
not include your house
or car. In some situa-
tions, these limits may
be higher.
Eligible Medicare ben-
eficiaries can sign up for
the Part D prescription
drug plan from Novem-
ber 15, 2007 to December

Florida


31, 2007. In most cases,
if you don't apply by De-
cember 31, 2007, and you
don't currently have a
drug plan that, on aver-
age, covers at least as
much as standard
Medicare prescription
drug coverage, you will
have to wait until No-
vember 15, 2008 to ap-
ply. At that time, your
premium cost will go up


at least one percent per
month for every month
that you wait.
You can apply for the
"extra help" anytime, not
just during open season,
by visiting our website
at "http:/ /www.socialse-
curity.gov" www.so-
cialsecurity.gov or call-
ing Social Security at 1-
800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-
325-0778). Don't delay!


began November 15 and
ends on December 31.
There is also "extra
help" available for some
Medicare beneficiaries. 4
"extra help" is intended
for people who have lim-
ited income and re-
sources. If you qualify,
you will get help paying
for your Medicare pre-
scription drug plan's
monthly premium, as
well as for deductibles
and co-pays. The
amount of "extra help"
you would get is based
on your income and re-
sources, but could be
worth as much as $3,600
per year.
To qualify for the "ex-
tra help," you must have
income limited to $15,315
for an individual, or
$20,535 for a married
couple living together;
and resources limited to
$11,710 ($12,440 in 2008)
for an individual or
$23,410 ($23,970 in 2008)
for a married couple liv-

Mayo Legals
This form documents that the
SUWANNEE RIVER ECONOMIC
COUNCIL, INC. for the
Conduct & Administration,
submitted documents for public knowledge
of Employment Opportunity and that said
Agency took appropriate action to insure
public knowledge of the Employment Op-
portunity listed below:
SREC County Coordinator
(OAA, Transportation, CSBG, LIHEAP and
Home Repair)
Responsibilities:
1.) Coordinate all Program Services.
2.) Supervise employees.
3.) Prepare weekly & monthly reports.
Desirable Qualifications:
1.) High School Graduate.
2.) Two-years experience in Social Work.
3.) Two-years supervisory experience.
Send resume to: Suwannee River Econom-
ic Council, Inc.
Post Office Box 70
Live Oak, Florida 32064
(386) 362-4115 Voice/TDD.
Affirmative Action Employer
Deadline: January 4, 2008
Frances Terry, Executive Director
Advertising Agency Representative
Date: 12/14/07
Jennarie Chaney
Advertising Agency Representative
Date: 12/14/07
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national advisory committees


Rod Land of Mayo is among 14 Flori-
da farmers and ranchers that have been
named to several Advisory Committees
of the American Farm Bureau Federa-
tion. Land was named to the Dairy Ad-
visory Committee.
The purpose of the Advisory Com-
mittees is to gather facts and evaluate
agricultural opportunities that benefit
the whole of American agriculture and
to serve in an advisory capacity to the
American Farm Bureau president Bob
Stallman and the organization's board
of directors.
"These appointments are an incredi-
ble opportunity for Florida agricul-
ture," said Kevin Morgan, director of
agricultural policy for Florida Farm Bu-
reau Federation. "This is a testament
not only to the knowledge and experi-
ence of our member farmers but to the
significant roles they play in their re-
spective areas of agriculture on a na-
tional scale.
"We are proud to have them as Flori-
da Farm Bureau leaders and as repre-
sentatives for national agriculture as
well."
The Florida Farm Bureau members
and their respective committees are:
Ralph Garrison of Bradenton, Ag Nurs-
ery and Greenhouse; Hal Phillips of
Morriston; Animal Health; Daniel
Leonard of Englewood, Aquaculture;
Brad Etheridge of Williston, Beef Cattle;
Brant Shirard, Jr. of Ft. Pierce and Ma-
son Smoak of Lake Placid, Citrus; Rod
Land of Mayo, Dairy; Bill Benham of
Astatula, Equine; Steve Cantu of Zolfo
Springs, Honey/Apiculture; Roland
Yee of Port St. Lucie, Horticulture; J.


Daniel Peterson of Deland, Labor; Jerry
Davis of Jay, Peanut; Mark Sodders of
Pahokee, 'Sugar; and Damon Deas of
Jennings, Tobacco.
The Florida Farm Bureau Federation is
the state's largest general-interest agricul-
tural association with more than 142,000
member-families statewide. There are Farm
Bureaus in 62 counties in Florida, where
agriculture comprises a stable, vital leg of
Florida's economy, rivaling the tourism in-
dustry in economic importance. Headquar-
tered in Gainesville, the Federation is an in-
dependent, non-profit agricultural organi-
zation and is not associated with any arm
of government. More information is avail-
able on the organization's website,
http://FloridaFarmBureau.org.

NFCC building
construction
program takes'
applications
North Florida Community College's
(NFCC) Career and Technical Education
Center is now taking applications for the
building construction program starting
Jan. 7, 2008. A year-long curriculum cov-
ers all the building trades, but carpentry
is the mainstay of the program. Classes
are.from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday-Fri-
day, in Room 211 in the NFCC Career
and Technical Center, Building 13, on
the Madison campus. Applicants need
to begin the application process as soon
as possible in order to complete re-
quired TABE testing and NFCC admis-
sion procedures. Info: John Sirmon, 850-
973-9440 or sirmonj@nfcc.edu.


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* 3.8 million teens contract a sexually transmitted disease each year.
This is 10,000 per day.
* By age 18, one in four young women will get pregnant.
* Ninety-three percent of teens think it's important that they receive a
strong message from society about abstinence.
* Ninety percent of prison inmates between 15 and 19 years of age are
products of an adolescent pregnancy.
* Eighty percent of females who become mothers before the age of
eighteen don't finish high school and forty percent of females who give
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Lafayette


JV girls

upend

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by Ed Taylor
Sports Correspondent
Laketrie Smith and Rho-
da Reid combined for 32
points in leading the
Lafayette girls junior varsi-
ty basketball team to a 44-
32 win over host Branford
last Friday night. Smith
scored a game high 18
points and Reid added 14.
Reid grabbed six rebounds
and dished off seven as-
sists in the win. She had 12
steals in the game. Shan-
queta Brown pulled in
nine rebounds and scored
four points in the win.
A 14-2 run by Lafayette
broke open a close game
early in the second period
that netted the junior Lady
Hornets a 28-19 half time
lead. The two teams
played to a 12-8 first quar-
ter game. Branford led
twice in the contest, own-
ing a 2-0 lead and again at
13-12 early in the second
period. Branford scored
the first six points of the
second quarter in gaining
a one point lead. Garrett,
Taylor and Cruz hit con-
secutive baskets at the on-
set of the second stanza.
:The lead was short-lived
as Reid ignited the 14-2
run that put the game
away.
Lafayette held Branford
to one field goal in the
closing stanza. That was a
rebound basket by Garrett
off a missed free throw.
The biggest lead for either
team was 14 points and
that was held by Lafayette.
Deiks led Branford with
15 points and Garrett fin-
ished in double figures
with 10. Brown. Elizabeth
Anderson each scored four
points Roldan Young-
blood and Lydia Lamb
had two points apiece.


SHARHONDA WCHERRY (24) went strong to the basKet
against a Branford defender in last Friday night's 76-18 dis-
trict win. Cherry finished with 13 points in the contest. The
Lady Hornets will take part in the Florida Prospects Invita-
tional in Gainesville this weekend. (photo by Ed Taylor)


Land, Cherry lead

Lady Hornets past

Branford, 76-18
by Ed Taylor
Sports Correspondent
The Lafayette Lady Hornets (12-1) placed four
players in double figures in picking up yet another
district win over an improved Branford Lady Buca-
neers team last Friday night. Senior Natalie Land
tossed in 19 points to lead all scorers. Sharhonda
Cherry added 13 points and Sunshine Reid netted
12. Lillie Prine came off the bench and scored 10
points.
Reid was outstanding on the hardwood against
the Lady Bucs. She just missed a triple-double for the
game finishing with 17 rebounds and nine assists to
go with her 12 points (unofficial). Four of her assists
came in the opening quarter when the Lady Hornets
opened up a 26-4 lead. Reid's quickness to the basket
and timing was too much for Branford to contain.
Land dished off nine assists as well and pulled
down nine rebounds. She came up with six steals
(unofficial).
Something the Lady Hornets have grown accus-
tomed to over the season has been a running clock in
the second half. The fact that Lady Hornet coach Jim-
my Blankenship pulls his starters in the second half,
in a one-sided scoreboard and the clock continuous-
ly running, diminishes the scoring time for both
Land and Reid but it does allow other Lady Hornet


SEE LAND, PAGE 8A


THE MAYO FREE PRESS, Mayo, FL PAGE 7A


Balance scoring


gives Hornets




district road win


by Ed Taylor
Sports Correspondent
The Lafayette Hornets withstood a
early third quarter run by the Bran-
ford Buccaneers and coasted to a 74-55
district win over a very good Branford
team. For coach Daryl Fletcher's Hor-
nets it was their fourth district win
against two losses. Eric McIntyre led
the Hornet scoring. with 17 points but
most of those came late in the game.
Kevin Waters had a strong outing
with 11 points and six rebounds (un-
official). Jonathan Sellers also finished
with 11 points.
Game scoring honors went to Bran-
ford freshman sensation John Perry
who tossed in a game high 23 points.
Tim Clark added 15 points while Chat
Clipper finished with nine points.
Lafayette held a 15 point advantage
at the half but struggled at the onset of
the third period allowing Branford to
close the margin to just eight points.


Perry hit consecutive baskets and two.
free throws by Clark followed by Per-
ry's old-fashion three-point play made
it a 41-33 affair.
Sellers got the hot hand for
Lafayette and drained a trey to lead a
13-4 spurt that netted the Hornets a
54-37 lead after three quarters. Zach
Fleming had two baskets on strong
moves to add to the lead. The trey
was the first basket for Sellers when
he scored the open basket in the first
quarter.
Waters picked up two nice baskets
early in the fourth quarter that off-set
a long jumper and two free throws by
Clark. Fleming had a tip-in that
seemed to break the Bucs momentum
they had built behind the play of
Clark and Perry. McIntyre buried a
three-pointer and Sellers two put
back's sent the Hornets up by'19


SEE BALANCE, PAGE 8A


S ,' :


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JONATHAN SELLERS (4) led a second half rally as Lafayette posted a 74-55 win over Bran-
ford last Friday night. Sellers scored 11 points in the win. Lafayette improved to 4-2 in the
district standings. (photo by Ed Taylor)


Branford holds 4


Perry looks to

be real deal
It has been an interesting high school basketball season
thus far and I expect that it will even get better. I have al-
ready seen a lot of games and have viewed some very tal-
ented players. But one underclassman that has really im-
pressed me was Branford's John Perry. Perry is but a
freshman but he can play the game. He has all the tools to
be a great high school player. He can definitely shoot, the
ball. He has good quickness and can rebound with the
best of them. One area he needs work is on defense -- but
who doesn't need improvement there.
The game I saw John play in was against Lafayette last
week just before the Christmas break. He poured in 23
points in a loss to the visiting Hornets. He runs the court
so well and looks to have a good basketball IQ for just be-
ing a freshman. Buccaneer fans will have a lot to holler
about the next four years. Perry will be one of the best to
come out of Branford High School. I look forward to see-
ing him play again when he comes to Mayo on January
25.
Coach Daryl Fletcher is doing a very good job with the
Lafayette Hornets squad in his first year at the helm. His
team is 4-2 in district play and I look for this team to make

SEE PERRY, PAGE 8A


Coach Mike Harris
and his Lafayette ju-
nior varsity basketball
team learned that they
needed to put a man
in the face of James
Taylor when he came
out of the locker room.
All Taylor did was
drain four three-point
baskets and scored a
game high 27 points in
leading the junior Bucs
to a 46-39 win over the
visiting Hornets.
It was Taylor who
set the tone when the
game unfolded by
scoring 13 of his 27
points in the first half.
He hit two tri-factors
in the opening period.
An 11-2 run at the on-
set of the fourth quar-
ter helped Branford to,
break open an other-
wise close game. The'
Bucs led 33-31 going
into the final period
and led 44-31 after the
Branford run. Eight
points was the biggest
lead for the Bucs, 41-
33.
Lafayette led 2-0 on
a rebound basket by
Zach Fleming but
Branford ran off the


next eight points.
Back-to-back three-
pointers by Branford
came the Bucs some
breathing room for a
moment. Ethan Perry,
who led the Lafayette
scoring with 14 points,
hit a three-point basket
just before the first
quarter ended to pull
his team to within two,
11-9 at the first stop.
Austin Anderson's
turn around four foot-
er to start the second
quarter tied the game
at 11-11. Following a
Taylor three-pointer,
Anderson scored on
consecutive baskets
that gave Lafayette a
15-14 lead. Lane
drilled a three-point
basket for a 17-15
Branford lead and the
Bucs never looked
back.
Trailing 24-18,
Lafayette got a three,-
point basket and free
throw from Perry to
cut the lead to 24-22 at
the half. Taylor con-
nected on two more
three-point baskets in

SEE BRANFORD, PAGE 8A


off junior Hornets


AUSTIN ANDERSON (42) went strong to the basket against a
Branford defender in junior varsity play last Friday night. An-
derson finished with six points in the game but his team fell
46-39 to the Bucs. (photo by Ed Taylor)


THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2007


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Continued From Page 7A
a strong run in the district tourna-
ment. They have excellent overall
quickness and play that hard nose
defense that I enjoy watching. I like it
when a player goes on the court and
plays hard every second he or she is
out there. By the way, the Hornets
have a very talented freshman as
well in Antwan Brown. He is gaping
to be a good one.
Last week I named a Christmas
wish that girls head coach Jimmy
Blankenship would like for Christ-


Land


mas -- a 6'2" post player. He told me
at the game at Branford that he real-
ly wants a state championship.
Speaking of the Lady Hornets and
their outstanding coach, they are
currently ranked number one in the
first Class 2A rankings of the state.
Congratulations to Coach Blanken-
ship and his great team. In all classes
in the state of Florida, Lafayette is
ranked number 22. That is just great.
Coach Blankenship is hoping his
team can bring home some impor-
tant hardware when they compete in
tournament action over the holidays.


"A good showing down there and
we could move up in the overall
state rankings," he said. What a
coaching career Coach Blankenship
has had.
I want to wish all the Lady Hornets
and Hornet basketball teams, as well
as soccer, a very Merry Christmas
and a prosperous New .Year. May
you get everything you wanted for
Christmas. To all the fans, the best to
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players to see time on the
floor and not the pine.
Lafayette held a 40
point advantage at the
half, 51-11. Branford was
never in the contest from
the onset falling behind
12-2 in the first two min-
utes. Land, Cherry and
Reid dominated the floor
and the Lady Bucs could
not solve the pressure de-
fense of the Lady Hornets
from the opening horn.
Takisha Cherry fin-
ished with eight points
for the Lady Hornets,
scoring six of those in the
fourth period. Kelsey
Land drilled a long three-
point basket and finished
with six points. Eileen
Givens scored two points.
Kristin Lynch led Bran-
ford with her six points.
Layne Smith added five
and Haley Strebbins
added three. Tiff
Williams and Wilder
scored two points apiece.
The Lady Hornets re-
turn to the hardwood af-
ter the Christmas break in
Gainesville. Coach
Blankenship's club will
face some stiff competi-

Balance-
Continued From Page 7A

points.
Serigo Perez and Joey
Watson added seven
points apiece in the Hor-
net win. Jonathan Ed-
wards netted four points
with Christian Mercedes
drilling a three-pointer for
his three points. Antwan
Brown and Bellamy had
two points each.
The Hornets will open
play following the Christ-
mas break with tourna-
ment action at Bronson
beginning today and con-
tinuing through Saturday.


tion in the Florida
Prospects Invitational.
Lafayette will open
against Father Lopez
(Daytona Beach) today in
a 1:30 p.m. start. A win
would put the Lady Hor-
nets in tomorrow evening
game at 8:30 with a possi-
ble rematch with P.K.
Yonge, the only team to
defeat Lafayette this sea-
son. "Our girls would
love to play them again,"
said Coach Blankenship.


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TOQUITA GANDY (21) raced
up court against Branford last
Friday night in girls district
basketball play. The Lady Hor-
nets rolled past the Lady Bucs
76-18 to improve to 12-1 on
the season. (photo by Ed Taylor)


ERIC MCINTYRE (10) hit two
three-pointers and scored 17
points.to lead the Lafayette
Hornets past Branford 74-55
last Friday night. It was the
second straight district win
for the Hornets. They defeat-
ed Trenton earlier in the
week. (photo by Ed Taylor)


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- Hornets held their
ground and trailed 33-31
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Taylor trey erased a 31-30
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nets found themselves
only down 42-38 with
1:10 to play. A strong
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Branford.
Fleming and Ryan
Horn added seven points
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On the Issues:


New Hampshire residents set their own agenda


On the Issues:

What matters most

CNHI News Service
Eagle-Tribune reporters and editors
in Southern New Hampshire engaged
154 residents in a conversation about
the concerns and issues they feel are
most important going into the state's
first-in-the-nation primary in January.
this is a list of 25 frequently debated
issues, with the percentage of voters
who listed that issue among their top
10.
1. Health care, 86 percent
2. U.S. presence in Iraq, 84 percent
3. Social Security, 73 percent
4. National security/terrorism, 67
percent
5. Public education, 63 percent
6. Immigration, 60
percent
7.'Taxes, 59 percent
8. U.S. foreign '
relations/world image, 56 -
percent
9. Alternate energy, 50
-percent
10. Environment, 48
percent-
11. Employment, 40
percent
12. Military spending,
34 percent
13. Global warming, 33
percent
14. Student loan
debt/access to higher
education, 31 percent
15. Stem cell research,
29 percent
16. Civil rights, 28
percent
17. Food safety, 25
percent
18. FDA and drug safety, 24
percent
19. Abortion, 18 percent
20. Free trade, 17 percent
21. Gun control, 16 percent
22. Gay marriage, 13 percent
23. Minimum wage, 12
percent .
24. NASA/space
exploration, 8 percent
25. Darfur, 7 percent
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On the Issues:

Meet the voters

CNHI News Service
DERRY, N.H. Here is a closer
look at the 154 Southern New
Hampshire residents who spoke about
the issues that matter to them most
going into their state's first-in-the-
nation primary in January.
GENDER
Female: 81
Male: 73
AGE
Teenagers: 9
Age 20 to 29: 16
Age 30 to 39: 20
Age 40 to 49: 45
Age 50 to 59: 26
Age 60 to 69:' 24
Age 70 to 79: 11
Age 80 to 89: 1
Age 90-plus: 2
S PARTY AFFILITAITON
Independent: 55
Republican: 52
Democrat: 36
Undeclared or not registered: 11


"I've voted i every
election since Ias old
enough to vote," said
Tom Case, 73, a retired
engineer from
Windham, New
Hampshire. "I believe
it's very important."


E.L.ECTION%(2


By Jo-Anne MacKenzie
CNHI News Service
Editor's note: Why an article about New Hampshire politics in North Florida Focus? Because
what happens in the Granite State every four years affects every ioter in the nation, including us.
What follows is part of a series of stories examining the top issues of concern for 154 Southern
New Hampshire voters. And don't forget, the Florida presidential primary is Jan. 29.
DERRY, N.H. When New Hampshire votes, the nation listens. Presidential campaigns have
soared and plummeted as the result of votes cast in the Granite State's first-in-the-nation primary.
Contenders spin through the state with increasing frequency as that early 2008 date draws near.
They all have a pitch to make, a platform to sell, and ideas with which to test the political waters.
Media coverage of the backyard barbecues, the town meeting-style gatherings and even the well-
organized debates often tends to focus on what the candidates want voters to hear rather than
on the issues voters care about. The New Hampshire Eagle-Tribune is engaging 154 Southern
New Hampshire residents in a conversation about the hopes, concerns and issues they feel are
most important. These voters represent 16 Southern New Hampshire towns, most in Rockingham
County, on the Southern New Hampshire border. Among them are stay-at-home mothers,
engineers, laborers, business owners,
students, bankers, teachers, physicians and
Retirees. Their average age is 48. Two
e. have seen their 90th birthdays and have
watched more than a dozen presidents
be elected. Nine still are teenagers,
Eager to cast their first presidential
ballots. The group is fairly evenly
divided among political parties: 36
percent are registered Independents, 34
percent declare themselves
Republicans, and 23 percent are
000 0 8 Democrats. The rest are undeclared or
unwilling to share that information.
Fifty-three percent of the voters are
women, almost matching New
SHampshire's 51 percent female
population. These voters have
concerns lots of them and
they're looking for solutions from the
presidential wannabes crisscrossing
S their state.
SParticipants were asked to choose
1 0 issues of top concern to them from
a list of 25 topics including
minimum wage, foreign relations,
food safety and public education.
They also ranked those issues in
order of importance. The U.S.
presence in Iraq was the No. 1
concern for 33 percent of the voters.
Health care followed, with 14
'percent choosing it as their biggest
concern. Health care made the top
10 list of 86 percent of
,participants, followed closely by
Iraq, making the top 10 for 84
percent. Social Security was close
behind. A surprising 113 of the 154
voters ranked it among the top 10
issues they will consider when
evaluating who should be the
next president.
Age did not appear to matter:
Social Security is the third most
important issuefor a 17-year-
old student who will cast his
first ballot next yeqr, as well as
for a 43-year-old banker and a
71-year-old retiree. While
many issues were wildly
popular Iraq, immigration and
health care the voters' reasons for
choosing them varied. Some say
the country's immigration laws
are too veak and want to see
borders tightened. Others believe
the country was founded on an
open-door policy and want to see
that continue. Many voters are
concerned about the country's
continued presence in.Iraq and
want a president who will get us
out the fastest. Others want a
leader to stay the course and
see the mission through. Our
voters are active democratic
citizens. Ninety percent have
cast ballots in previous
presidential elections. They take
their responsibility seriously.
"I've voted in every election
Since I was old enough to
vote," said Tom Case, 73, a
retired engineer. "I believe it's
e'ry important." And many
participants, both longtime
voters and those who will cast
their first ballots; are politically
involved beyond the ballot box.
Fifty-seven percent have
Attended a campaign event.
4. Thirty-seven percent have
donated to a presidential
campaign. Twenty-
five percent have
vollmteered for a
campaign. We
didn't ask
participants which
candidate they


back as the

progresses.
Even so, with a
"woman, a black
practicing Mormon
... .among the front-
runners, we did ask
whether religion, race or gender
.'matters when choosing a' president. It
', does not, according to a whopping 83 percent.
Hampshle Editor for The Eagle-Ttibune.
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Educational program to help adults
with type 2 diabetes
Suwannee and Columbia County Extension Services are
now offering an educational program to help adults with
type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar to feel better and
reduce risk of health complications. The program will in-
clude nine classes taught by a team of qualified educators
and health professionals, and a personal consultation with a
registered dietitian. Health assessments (height, weight, and
blood pressure measurements) are included. Classes will be
held at the Columbia County Extension Office, 164 SW
Mary ethel Lane, Lake City and will run from Feb. 7-April
10 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The $7.5 program fee includes the
educational classes, individual nutrition consultation with a
registered dietitian, program materials and health assess-
ments. Class size is limited! Deadline to registers is Friday,
Feb. 1. Info: 386-752-5384.

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Technical Education Center is, now taking applications for
the building construction program starting Jan. 7, 2008. A
year-long curriculum covers all the building trades, but car-
pentry is the mainstay of the program. Classes are from 8
a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, in Room 211 in the NFCC
Career and Technical Center, Building 13, on the Madison
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Sale/Fair hog ownership deadline will be held Saturday,
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already been tagged, you can have it
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will host free Psychological First Aid for
Terrorism and Disasters Training from
8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16,
2008 at Live Oak Church of God, 9828 US
Highway 129, Live Oak. Target audience:
Anyone who may be in contact with disaster victims, asked
to work in a Special Needs Shelter, or Point of Dispensing
(POD). CEUs available. Info/RSVP: Jerry Combass, Public
Health Preparedness and Response County Coordinator, Jer-
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Feb. 23, 2008
Miss and Outstanding Teen
Scholarship Pageants
Miss Suwannee River Valley of North Florida Scholar-
ship Pageants, Inc. is accepting contestants for Miss and
Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageants. Deadline to enter
for all contestants will be Saturday, Feb. 9. The pageants
are a preliminary to Miss Florida and Miss America
Pageants and will be held
on Saturday, Feb.
23, 2008 at 7
p.m. at Bran-
ford High
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ford.
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17 on Aug. 31, 2008. Additionally, the teen contestant must
not be a senior in high school. Miss Contestants must be 17
years of age and a senior in high school to 24 years of age.
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6380; or home, 386-935-1017; cell phone, 386-208-9426;
or fax, 386-935-6381.
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nando at 3 p:m., Saturday, Dec. 29 at home. All home .
games are played in the Colin P. Kelly Gymnasium on the
NFCC campus in Madison. Admission is free and the public
is welcome and encouraged to attend. Info: 850-973- 'f
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www.nfcc.edu and click on athletics.m

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Free with paid park admission. Fees: Regular parl.
admission of $4 per vehicle (limit 8 people per .1
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Jan. 2, 2008
Mike and Kelly Bowling in concert
at Madison Church of God
Madison Church of God on Valdosta Road will host a
New Year's Gospel Sing featuring Mike and Kelly Bowling
at 7 p.m., Wednes-
day, Jan. 2, 2008.
Mike's song "We
Have A Savior" is
No. 1 on the Decem-
ber, 2007 Singing
News Chart. Mike'
and Kelly both have
extensive back-
grounds in Southern
Gospel, Mike with
the LeFevres, New
Hinsons, Crabb
Family, the Perry
Family and appear-
ances on the Gaither
Homecoming series
concerts and videos.
Kelly is a member of
the Crabb family and
recently joined Mike in this new ministry. Jeff Snyder,
tenor, and Roy Collett, pianist, have recently joined the
group. Info: Pastor Doyle Glass, 850-973-3339.
Jan. 4, 2008
Free Gospel Concert in Lee
Free Gospel Concert will be held at 6:30 p.m., Friday,
Jan. 4, 2008 at Lee Worship Center Church, 397 Magnolia
Drive, Lee. The event is held every first Friday of the
month. Proceeds benefit the building fund of the church.
Bring a covered dish, meat will be provided. If you want to
get on the show, call Allen, 850-971-4135 home, or 850-
673-9481 cell.
Jan. 4-5. 2008
NFCC Women's Sentinel Basketball
Team plays at home
,NFCC Women's Sentinel Basketball Team plays Pensaco-
la (PJC) Friday-Saturday, Jan. 4-5, 2008 at home. Friday at
5:30 p.m. and Saturday at 1 p.m. All home games are
played in the Colin P. Kelly Gymnasium on the NFCC cam-
pus in Madison. Admission is free and the public is wel-
come and encouraged to attend. Info: 850-973-1609 or
email Alexander at AthleticDept@nfcc.edu or assistant
coach Marcus Hawkins at HawkinsM@nfcc.edu and
wvww.nfcc.edu and click on athletics.
Jan. 5, 2008
Florida Museum to host
29th annual Collectors Day
The Florida Museum of Natural History will host its 29th
annual Collectors Day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5,
2008. The event is free and open to the public. Visitors will
encounter a wide variety of personal collections at this fam-
ily-oriented event, ranging from corkscrews and antique
cars to sports and war memorabilia. Local collectors will be
available to share their passion for their collections. Info:
352-273-2061, 352-846-2000 or visit www.flmnh.ufl.edu.

Jan. 5, 2008
Bluegrass Pickin in Trenton
'Suwannee Valley Bluegrass Pickin will be held at 6 p.m.,
'turday, Jan. 5, 2008 at Otter Springs Resort Lodge, 6470
80th Ave., Trenton. It is free to the public. Info: Cloud
ey, toll-free 800-990-5410.
|. 5, 2008
rst Saturday Coffeehouse
e First Saturday Coffeehouse will
held at,7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 5 at
. phen Foster Folk Culture Center
State Park in White Springs. Songs,
!stories, music or poetry may be
performed at this open stage
night held in the park audito-
rium. Coffee and desserts
available for sale. Fees: This
event is free! Info: 386-397-4331 '


www.FloridaStateParks.org/stephenfoster.

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Thru Jan. 6, 2008
Florida Museum presents "Megalodon:
Largest Shark that Ever Lived"
The Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville
presents "Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever
Lived" thru Jan. 6, 2008. Visitors enter a full-size
sculpture of Megalodon through massive jaws and
learn about when it lived, why it vanished and: shark
conservation today. Info: 352-846-2000, or visit
www.flmnh.ufl.edu.
Jan. 8; 2008
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, Jan, 8, 2008 at NFCC Testing Center (Bldg.
No. 16), on the Madison campus. TABE is required
for acceptance into vocational/technical programs.
Photo ID required. Pre-registratibn is required.
Info/pre-registration: 850-973-9451.
Jan. 8, 2008
Early Learning Coalition
executive/finance committee to meet
Early Learning Coalition of Florida's Gateway, Inc. exec-
utive/finance committee will meet at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday,,
Jan. 8, 2008 at the Coalition office, 484 S W Commerce'
Drive, Suite 155, Lake City. Info: Stacey Nettles, 386-752-
9770.
Jan. 8, 2008
Special free concert by Tim
Zimmerman & The King's Brass
A special free concert "Shall We Gather At The River"
will be presented by Tim Zimmerman & The King's Brass
at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008 at The Village Church, Ad-
vent Christian Village, Dowling Park. The concert is in,
memory of Champ and Verma Boutwell. Info: Dick Grillo
at 386-658-5557, or e-mail dgrillo@acvillage.net.
Jan. 9, 2008
NFCC will conduct CJBAT
(Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test)
North Florida Community College will conduct CJBAT
(Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test) on computer on at
8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008'at NFCC
Testing Center, Building 16, on the Madison campus. CJ-
BAT is required for acceptance into Corrections & Law En-
forcement programs. Photo ID required. Pre-registration is
required. Info/registration: 850-973-9451.
Jan. 9, 2008
Early Learning Coalition board meeting
Early Learning Coalition of Florida's Gateway, Inc. board
meeting will be held at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008 at
Columbia County School Board Office, SOS Building,
Room 130, Lake City. Info: Stacey Nettles, 386-752-9770.


Jan. 10, 2008
NFCC Men's Sentinel
plays at home
NFCC Men's Sentinel
Basketball Team plays St.
Johns River at 5:30 p.m.,
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008 at
home. All home games are
played in the Colin P. Kelly
Gymnasium on the NFCC
campus in Madison. Admis-
sion is free and the public is
welcome and encouraged to
attend. Info: 850-973-1609,
AthleticDept@nfcc.edu or
www.nfcc.edu and click on
athletics.
Jan. 11, 2008
NFCC Women's
Sentinel Basketball
Team plays at
home


NFCC Women's Sentinel Basketball Team plays TCC at
6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2008 at home. All home games are
. played in the Colin P. Kelly Gymnasium on the NFCC cam-
pus in Madison. Admission is free and the.public is wel-
come and encouraged to attend. Info: 850-973-1609 or
email Alexander at AthleticDept@nfcc.edu or assistant
coach Marcus Hawkins at HawkinsM@nfcc.edu and
www,nfcc.edu and click on athletics.
Jan. 11-12, 2008
Suwannee Dulcimer Retreat
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White
Springs will host the Suwannee Dulcimer Retreat on Jan.
11-12, 2008 offering workshop sessions taught by foremost
mountain and hammer dulcimer and autoharp players from
throughout the United States. In addition, there will be con-
certs on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7 p.m. that will
feature your favorite musicians. Cost: $85, includes con-
certs and workshops. Info/registration: 386-397-4478.
Jan. 13, 2008
National Stephen Foster Day
celebration
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White
Springs invites the public to an afternoon musical program
and carillon recital at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008 in hon-
or of National Stephen Foster Day and the legendary Amer-
ican composer who wrote Florida's state song, "Old Folks
at Home." Fees: Free with paid park admission. Info: 386-
397-4331.
Jan. 14, 2008'
McAlpin Community Club to meet
McAlpin Community Club will meet at 7 p.m., Monday,
Jan. 29, 2008. Suwannee County Property Appraiser Lamar
Jenkins will discuss the upcoming changes set up by the
legislature to the 2008 Ad Valorem Taxes which will be on
the Jan. 29, 2008 ballot. Be an educated voter! The'Club is
located at 9981 170th Terrace, McAlpin. A potluck supper
will be served. Please bring a covered dish to share. Info:
386-963-5357.
Jan. 14, 2008
Suwannee Chapter of the Florida
Trail Association will meet
Suwannee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association (FTA)
will meet from 7-9 p.m., Monday, Jan. 14, 2008 at Suwan-
nee River Water Management District on US 90 and CR 49,
2 miles east of Live Oak. The public is welcome! The pro-
gram will feature a slide program of Bob and Terry Wal-
lace's Alaskan trip, followed by a discussion about upcom-
ing hikes and trips, many of which are open to the public.
Various hikes ate being planned for the upcoming months.
February is Florida's Hiking Trail Month. Info: chapter
chair, Sylvia Dunnam, 386-362-3256, dunnams@wind-
stream.net or Stephanie Sikora, 386-208-1381,
rjwildlife@windstream.net.
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nursing building at 415 SW Pinewood Drive, Live Oak.
Students must be 18 or older and pre-register for the test at
9 a.m. or 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008. Florida driver's
license and Social Security Card required. Info: Lynn Lee,


386-364-2782.

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Jan. 14, 2008-March 3, 2008
Pottery workshops


Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park will host
an eight-week pottery workshop on Mondays from 6-9
p.m., Jan. 14, 2008-March 3, 2008. Jean Davidoff, master
potter and craft demonstrator will instruct on the various
methods of working with clay, slab, coil, pinch and wheel-
thrown pottery. Suitable for both experienced and beginning
artists. Cost: $125 plus cost of materials, approximately
$25; park admission included. Info/registration: 386-397-
1920, Kelli.Pipkins@dep.state.fl.us.
Jan. 15, 2008
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, Jan.
15, 2008 at NFCC Testing Center (Bldg. No. 16), on the
Madison campus. TABE is required for acceptance into vo-
cational/technical programs. Photo ID required. Pre-regis-
tration is required. Info/pre-registration: 850-973-9451.
Jan. 15, 2008,
Suwannee Elementary School (SES)
School Advisory Council (SAC)
will meet
Suwannee Elementary School (SES) School Advisory
Council (SAC) will meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008
in the media center at SES, 1748 South Ohio/Martin Luther
King Jr. Avenue, Live Oak. All interested parties are wel-
come to attend.
Jan. 16, 2008
NFCC will conduct CJBAT
(Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test)
North Florida Community College will conduct CJBAT
(Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test) on computer on at
8:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008
at NFCC Testing Center, Building 16, on the Madison cam-
pus. CJBAT is required for acceptance into Corrections &
Law Enforcement programs. Photo ID required. Pre-regis-
tration is re-
quired. Info/reg-
istration: 850-
973-9451. O
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Live! At Dowling
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Chorus
Live! At Dowling Park
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ny Barbershop Chorus, note
new date (formerly Jan.
26, 2008) at 7 p.m., Satur-
day, Jan. 19, 2008 at The
Village Church, Dowling
Park. Tickets: Member: $10,
Non-Members/Other Adults:
$12, Student (ages 13-18):
$5, Children (ages 5-12): $4,
Children (ages 4 and under):
free. Info: Dick Grillo, 386-
658-5557, or e-mail dgril-
lo@a6village.net.
Jan. 19, 2008
The White Springs
Folk Club presents
Jack Beck &
Wendy Welch
The White Springs Folk
Club offers entertainment at
7:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 19,
2008 featuring Jack Beck &
Wendy Welch at Telford Ho-
tel, River Street, White
Springs. Dinner and lodging
are also available, call 386-
397-2000 for reservations.
Concert room opens at 6:30
p.m. A reception, drawing
and intermission perfor-
mance session featuring lo-
cal/regional performers will
follow. Cost: $12.50 per per-
son at.the door, performance
and reception. Info: Club,
386-397-2420 or mcken-
ziew@alltel.net or on per-
former at http://www.scot-
tishsongandstory.co.uk/
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day, Jan. 19, 2008 at The Village Church, Dowling Park.
Tickets: Member: $10, Non-Members/Other Adults: $12,
Student (ages 13-18): $5, Children (ages 5-12): $4, Chil-
dren (ages 4 and under): free. Info: Dick Grillo, 386-658-
5557, or e-mail dgrillo@acvillage.net.
Jan. 21, 2008
Girl Scouts sponsor Suwannee
River Renewal Project
Girl Scouts are sponsoring Suwannee River Renewal Pro-
ject. The public is invited to participate from 9 a.m.-until,
Monday, Jan. 21, 2008. Meet in the parking lot at Suwannee
Springs, off US 129, Live Oak. Bring the kids and your
friends, some water and hiking boots! Enjoy the day,and
make a difference one community at a time. Garbage bags
and latex gloves provided. Info: Peggy Boston at Adventure
Fitness, 386-792-3527 or Leslie Carter, Girl Scouts, 386-
792-2783.
Jan. 22, 2008
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, Jan.
22, 2008 at NFCC Testing Center (Bldg. No. 16), on the
Madison campus. TABE is required for acceptance into vo-
cational/technical programs. Photo ID required. Pre-regis-
tration is required. Info/pre-registration: 850-973-9451;
Jan. 23, 2008
NFCC Women's Sentinel Basketball
Team plays at home
NFCC Women's'Sentinel
Basketball Team plays
Chipola at 5:30 p.m.,
Wednesday, Jan. 23,
2008 at home. All
home games are
played in the Cohn
P. Kelly Gymnasi-
um on the NFCC
campus in Madi-
son. Adihission is
free and the public
is welcome and en-
couraged to attend.
S Info: 850-973-1609 or
email Alexander at Athlet-
icDept@nfcc.edu or assistant
coach Marcus Hawkins at HawkinsM@nfcc.edu and
www.nfcc.edu and click on athletics.
Jan. 23, 2008
NFCC will conduct CJBAT
(Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test)
North Florida Community College will conduct CJBAT
(Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test) on computer on at
8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008 at
NFCC Testing Center, Building 16, on the Madison cam-
pus. CJBAT is required for acceptance into Corrections
& Law Enforcement programs. Photo ID required. Pre-
registration is required. Info/registration: 850-973-9451.
Jan. 24
Music For Violin and Piano, featuring
Alphonso Lopez and Michel Tabor
Live! At Dowling Park presents Music For Violin and
Piano, featuring Alfonso Lopez, violin and Michelle Ta-
bor, piano, at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008 at The Vil-
lage Church, Dowling Park and earlier at 3 p.m. at Good
Samaritan Center. Tickets: Member: $10, Non-Mem-
bers/Other Adults: $12, Student (ages 13-18): $4, Chil-
dren (ages 5-12): $3, Children (ages 4 and under): free
Info: Dick Grillo, 386-658-5557, or e-mail
dgrillo @ acvillage.net.
Jan. 23-24, 2008
Suwannee-Hamilton Technical Center
will conduct Exit Option GED Tests
Suwannee-Hamilton Technical Center will conduct
Exit Option GED Tests from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday-
Thursday, Jan. 23-24, 2008 in the nursing building at 415
SW Pinewood Drive, Live Oak. Students must be 18 or
older and pre-register for the test at 9 a.m. or 6 p.m.,
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008. Florida driver's license and So-
cial Security Card required. Info: Lynn Lee, 386-364-
2782.
Jan. 24, 2008
NFCC Artist Series presents
War Bonds: The Stories
and Letters of WWII


Driver's license checkpoints
The Florida Highway Patrol will conduct driver's li-
cense and vehicle inspection checkpoints through Jan.
28, 2008 on Brown Road, CR 252, CR 252-A, CR 252-
B, CR 25-A, SR 47, SR 341, US 441, US 41, CR 245,
CR 238, CR 135, Turner Road, SR 100, Trotter's Road,
Fairfield Farms Road, CR 250, CR 349, SR 247 and SR
25 in Columbia County; CR 132, CR 136, CR 136-A, CR
137, CR 249, CR 250, CR 252, CR 349, CR 49, CR 795,
SR 20, SR 247, SR 10, SR 51, US 129 and Mitchell"
Road in Suwannee County; and CR 136, CR 152, CR
143, CR 249, CR 137, CR 251, CR 146, CR 135, CR
141, CR 150, CR 145 and US 41, SR 6, SR 25 in Hamil-
ton County. Recognizing the danger presented to the
public by defective vehicle equipment, troopers will con-
centrate their efforts on vehicles being operated with de-
fects such as bad brakes, worn tires and defective light-
ing equipment. In addition, attention will be directed to
drivers who would violatethe driver license laws of
Florida. The Patrol has found these checkpoints to be an
effective means of enforcing the equipment and driver's
license laws of Florida while ensuring the protection of
all niotorists.
Jan. 28, 2008
NFCC will conduct TABE
(Test of Adult Basic Education)
North Florida Community College will conduct TABE
(Test of Adult Basic Education) at 5 p.m., Monday, Jan.
28, 2008 at NFCC Testing Center, Building 16, on the
Madison campus. TABE is required for acceptance into
vocational/technical programs. Photo ID required. Pre-
registration is required. Info/pre-registration: 850-973-
9451.
Jan. 29, 2008
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,
Jan. 29. 2008 at NFCC Testing Center (Bldg. No. 16), on
the Madison campus. TABE is required for acceptance


into vocational/technical programs. Photo ID required.
Pre-registration is required. Info/pre-registration: 850-
973-9451.
Jan. 30, 2008
NFCC will conduct CJBAT
(Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test)
North Florida Community College will conduct CJBAT
(Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test) on computer on at
8:30 a.m. and, 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008 at
NFCC Testing Center, Building 16, on the Madison cam-
pus. CJBAT is required for acceptance into Corrections
& Law Enforcement programs. Photo ID required. Pre-
registration is required. Info/registration:;850-973-9451.
Jan. 30, 2008 Live Oak
April 29, 2008 Lake City
Food handler training offered
Training for food handlers provided will be held from
9 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008 at Suwannee
County Extension Service, 1302 Eleventh St., SW, Live
Oak. Training will also be held from 6 8 p.m., Tuesday,
April 29 at Columbia County Extension Service, 164 SW
Mary Ethel Lane, Lake City. Registration is now open,
and the fee is $15. Call 386-362-2771 to pre-register.
Feb. 1, 2008
Free Gospel Concert in Lee
Free Gospel Concert will be held at 6:30 p.m., Friday,
Feb. 1, 2008 at Lee Worship Center Church, 397 Magno-
lia Drive, Lee. The event is held every first Friday of the
month. Proceeds benefit the building fund of the church.
Bring a covered dish, meat will be provided. If you want
to get on the show, call Allen, 850-971-4135 home, or
850-673-9481 cell.
Feb. 2, 2008
Bluegrass Pickin in Trenton
Suwannee Valley Bluegrass Pickin will be held at 6
p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008 at Otter Springs Resort
Lodge, 6470 SW 80th Ave., Trenton. It is free to the pub-
lic. Info: Cloud Haley, toll-free 800-990-5410.


North Florida Community College (NFCC) Artist Se-
ries 2007-2008 presents War Bonds: The Stories and Let-
ters of WWII Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008 at Van H. Priest
Auditorium on the Madison campus. Info: 850-973-1653
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Hatchbend. Covered decking connects all!
Unusual "pod" design of two separate units.
Elevator to living quarters! Floating dock
and great view! MLS 61951 Call Janet
Creel 386-755-0466
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Tl.ETiPur LIVILG!n iwo story nome
catches all the breezes! Built like stone
fortress out of concrete and stucco, this home
is within walking distance of a boat ramp and
fishing. MLS 61423 Call Bob Dezendorf
386-623-1277


386-755-6600
Toll Free 1-877-755-6600
540 W. Duval Street,
Lake City, Florida 32055
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NORTH FLORIDA WOODLANDS
116.74 acres of pristine woodlands with
spring heads, beaver ponds, and Sugar 3 STORY VINTAGE HOME with charm of
Creek that runs to the Suwannee River. yesteryear and upgrades of today. New A/C
Peaceful seclusion not too far out with well units! Wiring for intercom
and septic. MLS 61762 Call Linda throughout. REDUCED! MLS 62755 Call
Roddenbery 386-590-0275 LindaRoddenberry 386-590-0275
LAND AND MORE!
4 ACRES in the country at a great price! MLS 5.45 AC RES rith well and septic. Not far from
61628 Call Paula Lawrence 386-623-1973 Hi, h Spritgi Great for commuters! MLS
63514 Call Sharon Selder 386-365-1203
5 ACRES in Hamilton County not far, from
PCS Mobile homes, horses and cattle welcome! 10 ACRES Beautiful location only 6 miles to
MLS 62302 Call Tanya Shaffer 386-755-5448 town! MLS 57238 Call Linda Roddenberry 386-
590-0275 410290-F


Lighthouse

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of North Florida, Inc.

Heather M. Neill Mayo, Florida
Broker PHONE: (386) 294-2131


Dorothy Neill
Associate


4EWoU miituuUL.fl flikm. LliJLge al-Ill itklCeri
with dual fuel stove/two ovens. Large master CANOE COUNTRY HOME SITE Large 1.4
bath, two hot water heaters, dual shower heads acre buildable lot in sought-after Canoe
in huge shower area. Woodburning (only) Country. Only a couple of minutes from a
.fireplace. Separate computer area could be public boat ramp into the Suwannee River.
easily converted into large walk-in closet. Good Centrally located near the greatest cave and
clear well water. Electric at pole barn, partial spring diving area in the country. Just up the
concrete pad. Stucco skirting. around home. road from the newly upgraded Blue Springs
Utility room. Offered at appraised value. State Park. Excellent investment opportunity
Wrought iron curtain rods do NOT convey with for the savvy buyer. $23,900. MLS #61293
sale. $300,000 MLS#63874 EW ISTI '
NEW LI TING! 'j a. AL


LOCATION IS THE KEY- This 3 2, 1300 sqlft home is a couple of miles
outside the city limits of Lite Oak on CR 136 W- large lot I+ acre. Mostly
remodeled new rood-floors- counters- paint. Must see to appreciate.
Asking $155.000. Call Rhonda Miller, 362-4-169 M1LSt62662


QUAINT 3/I I'Ap on 75 i noli .acre. jppio'. 1354 sq.'i Kitchen ,as
completel, remodeled in 2002 and appli.,nces .,ere n-%et in Aug 2,"i'7.
Outside include; Koi pond, 2 vehiclee d Ielers and 2 outbuildings.
$15S,(000 Call Lon Alban for yotur show'in'g t'20.-44-16 MIILS63S4S


REDUCED! 20 ACRES itbh a. 2.2 farmhouse ILocated between Li' c Oak and Lake
City Thrs would be pertl'ct for a small farmn or ranch Quaint older outbuildings could
be salvaged for bhe lumber or repaired for storage 159.5vi0. Call Paii Wolfe. 20i-
3030 MLS3#50S
NICE build-able 3 acre lot with pjaed road frontage and graded road on I side i-u.
small stocked fi\h pond and some sugar cane planned on it Great location not io far
from tloan but still in the country 144.900. Call Enola Golightly. 842.2-24'0
MLS#6154.
MOTI'ATED SELLER. An unheard of prince fir a Sugar Mill lot A grea: place for
family liuingl ose to the cit limits of Lite Oak $27.90u Call Shlerrel McCll. 60 .
7563 MLS#5')56
OWN IOUR OWN BUSINESS- This Sub sand.d'icb shop is located near .he
courthouse Great location For sale 1 22.500 Call R..-nnie Poole for details 2S-.31"75
MLSWS62.0i
THIS 5 acres with 3/2 MH would make an ideal minmi-arm for sour horses Pan
wooded and pasture Additonal 5 acres can be purchased. Located about equal
distance from Live Oak and Lake Cit' Paved road frontage. $139,000j. Call Irun
Dees, 208.42-76 MLLS63700
LOI ESTATES...Good location. not far from Lwe Oak. Quiet & peaceful and ready
for you to10 build your new home on. Slaning al $50.i000. Owner financing available.
Call Ric Donovan, 590-1298I MLS#595.3
BRAND NEW 3,2 Fleetwood MH. Completely furnished Complete vith
woodburning fireplace, crown moldings. Located on I acre wooded lot with
landscaped front yard, sprinkler asisem. and pa' ed driewav, A couple of miles from
city limtb with pajed road frontage. $1 34.900. Call Irvin Dees, 2'08,476 MLS#63752
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broiler lOu i. ll.I.riii.. 2l ir. .ii ., 3. 4i.i..l.Sn .it.i il, h i p .Li .o call pads aind
runnel cenlaioi I. -SkI ginci-. .,i. I.21 ,2 U r ,d \., o.,oi ic l1....i. 2- co' ip''.l
barn I-5I,.1uI the 'ii..r 4I\4J ihi.n ic. 1.2 lor-, 32 I iii. hou .' II, ints'...uirtd F.0ol
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1995 3/2 HOME Appro.. 4 ic, Iliml bid ,r.s on Ii,l ptjtAcl'ul Lvilc Riel Crick..
Tihe holiu e ic hl vJul d Cellntg.. d n iri ',"i -iii li .. ni. ie :..'v ,I.c h h,'io'i :in I'.
large scrceied min m l. p..r (c l i.m, k l[entinrg i n b;Jl.i ad anid ,t1 ri'. a., er-cl'i':1.il
I'knee all the way .n.hind ilt. p. '..I L icae,:d in ite M ..\lpiii Jr arlin .17.,i 1ii C11l n la
Golightll ,. '14.24 711l MLShi62s4"
GREAT LOCATION h eiein Lr.e Oaijk .ind LAkt (-i' irca'1 I.ni I.il o'.cil .tIle..
for 'our i':,. lihome Lot h.is tiece ihing Ihl'.ugh Ihe propcrin, Vi' ii.i CaIll P.tl
Wolfer, 2 i..-3111) MLSf#f'646i
VERY SiACIOLUS .DR 2 1,'B \ Ilioitc 2 .rtI,' iiIh I'. bdJlit & b ih iipsii,i
Master bdnni & boilh vIhI v.ilkm 1 ,isct dI's, 1 1ii- OpCin -i tiel.ni .. erl.,'..k: lie
dining rt:'m and liing ioin ', I tiliiil FP. ti.p.i..Ind '.l i.i 2 iI ti s..i ', s il i
large bonus rooi iibt'.c )lOn 5 |m.T. kirnced haid ..,'.r', I ten '.l .'iid ill'lniil 5 n.ic,
available $321,rJitill. P.i, D,,ncovui., 50.1298 MLS#',2.i4l
UNIQUE. 2;1 atc htrse property, let.Ld, cr...- & ckeltric k.thed. hill', l :nt1 cl.O,d -4
slall, hiu,.c bumn, t.' 'altr, clec:, & phone. 4 2 1 MF tluiti. \vei. i d ec,.irii hlinesii.
round pen, 12 milc flrom Lie jual, Piice iedutcd $.3331.01 a) all (GItnd-a McICIll.
208-5244 MLS5 61637
4 ACRE LOT zoned Commercial Shopping Center luciated in itP Crill RunLcie Poole
Ior more infolbnnation 20-3175 MLS62142


1.04 ACRES .." ire. .sijanne. R,.,er' Privai-
scenic. Lightly wooded. Lots of wildlife, $65,000
Mi 701 A atA'Fr nthnrvnnm ill,


This is as close as it comes. Near to towR yet
the spaciousness and beauty of the
countryside. Wildlife abounds. Partially fenced,
Power in place; well on property but may not
be operational. Built up area would make a
nice "pad' on which to build your home or
place your mobile. Pond at rear of property is
stocked with bass and blue gill. $60,000 MLS#
63863.


PRICE REDUCEOI Large wooded lot across
the street from the Suwannee River in Hatch
Bend area of Lafayette County, Very motivated
seller, make an offers $20,000 MLS#60063


located between Mayo and Branford in the
Pickett Lake area. Paved road frontage,
cleared and ready to build. Mobile homes and
livestock permitted. A great place to bring your
family! $73,225. MLS #62226. Additional
adjacent lots available.
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wooded property In peaceful neighborhood
near the Suwannee River. $19.500 MLS#
63835


.. DREAM ESTATE: This 175 acre farni has too iatly f;:ativs to i
..'; ,.-' .- ',') 1900 cracker/"sholgiu house 'vith 3,'. A 1974 b ick home wit
S. .large barns,, catile pels, 3 storage buildings, 5 posnd, 2 creeks., lt
MUST SEEI 514 Spilt Level Home w. 7 acres. Paved road frontage. 2 car cross-fencod. Bemltiful natural woods ud lots of wildlife. Cal
garage, 2 kitchens, formal living and dinning rooms. 2 FRP, workshop, Hatcher, 688-8067 MLS#609.S
pool...etc. To many extras to mention. House sits on hill. $325,000
SMotivated sellers, Cll Elizabeth Pmeda..688-2656 MLS#55885 Visit our websitei t
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1 ACRE LOT Great area just around the corner improved acreage. Subdividable 1/5. Just
from the historic Suwannee River and a lovely around the corner from Pickett Lake, half way
park and paved public boat ramp. Lot is lightly between Mayo & Branford. Electricity at the
wooded and ready for your custom-built or street. 3,000' on CR 416. Perfect for
mobile home. Neighborhood clean and quiet, development, livestock or farming. Seller will
Just outside town two miles. Additional divide, .Additional acreage available.
adjacent lot available., $19,500 MLS# 62641 $1,005,000 MLS# 62579 41010-F


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Dear Classified Guys,
While most people are toasting with
eggnog at their office parties, I'm
singing the blues. It turns out I work
for Scroogel I put in extra hours
almost every week this year and
worked harder than ever before. I
didn't mind because I thought my
boss rewarded hard Work. When the
bonus checks came around this sea-
son, there wasn't much of a reward.
You could say my check was made
from coal dust. It has me making a
New Year's resolution to never let it
happen again. Even though the
employment ads are a bit thin -
this time of year, I've been
scanning them ever since I )
got my check. A few have .-'-
caught my interest and I plan on
interviewing with them. I don't ..-
mind working hard, but I want to find
someone who will reward it come
holiday time. Is there any way to tell
if I'll be working for one of Scrooge's
relatives at a new company?

Cash: You could hope that the three
ghosts of Christmas will visit your boss,
but you probably shouldn't bank on it.
Carry: While you may be disap-
pointed, it is possible that your boss is
not Ebenezer Scrooge. Depending on


CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE


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& Todd "Carry" Holze


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the size of your company, the decision
for a bonus check may not even be his
to make.
Cash: If this is a larger company, it
could be that managers in a higher posi-
tion make the decision. For many com-
panies, bonus checks are often a
percentage of salary or based on man-
agement levels.
Carry: Now if this is a small compa-
ny where your boss is the owner,
finances could limit him if the company
didn't perform as expected.
Cash: Before you lose your
Christmas spirit from a check made of
coal, consider talking with your boss.
If a financial reward isn't possible,


maybe he could compensate for your
additional efforts with alternatives such
as more vacation time or flexible work
hours.
Carry: Then next year, you won't
mind as much when you receive your
bonus check on vacation!
Cash: If you still plan on looking for
a new job, know that it may be difficult
to foresee how a company will act at
the holidays. After all, they do call it a
"bonus check" for a reason.
Carry: Remember though, your best
opportunity for an increase in salary is
to negotiate it at the time you're hired.
That way there won't be any disappoint-
ments when it comes to the holidays.


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Scrooged
What would Christmas be without the
story ofA Christmas Carol by Charles
Dickens? First published inl 844, the
story took Dickens about six weeks to
complete. Desperately in need of money,
he hoped the royalties of the book would
help his financial crisis. Despite the
book's success, selling out the entire run
of 6,000 on the first day, Dickens made
little money. Today his original manu-
script of the book resides at Pierpont
Morgan Library in New York City and is
typically on display around the holidays.
Party Crashers
Every year, many companies treat
their employees to an office Christmas
party. It's one of the few times a year
when all levels of staff have the opportu-
nity to mingle and socialize. However,
for some the party can break their career.
Surveys suggest that about 15% of all
office parties have employees with inap-
propriate behavior. The experts advise
that moderation is best during the festiv-
ities, dressing appropriately and keeping
your eating and drinking in check. After
all, no one wants to be the next day's
conversation at the water cooler.
Got a question or funny story? Leave a
message toll-free at (888) 242-3644 or send to:
P.O. Box 8246, New Fairfield, CT 06812.


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Lost & Found

FOUND Brown & White Corgi, at
corner of 208th & 137th Dr. Please
call 386-487-1255
LOST MINI SCHNAUZER: Male,
Very Friendly. Well Groomed,
Chocolate in color. Please call
386-776-2492
LOST SHIH TUZ Male White
w/Black Markings. Lost 12-16 at
Wal-Mart He has a white & blue
flea collar on.
PIs help us to find our puppy. Call
386-362-1354 or 590-6350
LOST- Two Dogs 1-Black Male
Labrador (Smoky), 1-Female
Hound Type (Pearl). REWARD
$100 EA.
Please call 386-466-2511 or bring
to 18927 104th St. Live Oak.


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Miscellaneous

FirstDay
REDS SALVAGE Pay TOP
Dollars for junk cars. Any Kind of
Scrap, Metal Removed for FREE.
Mon Sat at 386-867-1396 after
5:00 386-755-9183
Child Care
NEW CHRISTIAN DAYCARE.
Openings for ages 0-12 years. Call
Dena, 386-364-1564.


PRICE REDUCED
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I NOw 1119;,0001

Completely remodeled 3 bedroom,
2 bath 1,545 sq. ft. home on 2 1/4 city
lots. Fenced in yard with storage,
building, double carport. Move in
ready with washer, dryer, freezer

and many more extras a must see.
410 Santa Fe St.
Live Oak, FL

Call anytime 364-5045
412046-F


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529 S. Ohio Ave., Live Oak, FL
Bus. 386-362-1389 Fax: (386) 362-6131
S.C. Sullivan (386) 362-1389,
Evening 362-2990


(1) Off CR 249: Two corner lot
with a 3/2 CH/AC DW mobile
home, kitchen furnished, 12x24
screen porch, 1,660 sq. ft., carport.
$98,000.
(2) CR 51: Nice four acre tract on
CR 51 with trees fenced, good
area. Reduced to sell at $45,500.
(3) Jasper: 416 Vickers Court, 3 or
4 bedroom, 3 bath CH/AC brick
home on nice lot. Good area.
$196,000.
(4) Dowling Park: 5 acre wooded
on paved road. Good buy @
$49,900.
(5) 161st Road: 9.82 acres in grass
with some nice trees with a 3/4
bedroom, 3-1/2 bath, CH/AC home
with fireplace, kitchen furnished,
containing approximately 2350 sq.
ft. heated area, 10'x30' storage,
good area. $283,900.
(6) CR 51: 1 1/2 acres with a one
bedroom frame home, small
singlewide MH and old frame
home, much R&R. Priced to sell @
$31,500.
(7) Off CR136: 5 acre partially
wooded some grass. Will work for
land home package. $49,900.
(8) Jasper, FL: Nice 3 BR brick
home in excellent condition,
kitchen furnished will work for
S.H.I.P. $89,900.
(9) Suwannee River: One acre
wooded tract on paved road with
107 ft. on water, elevation survey
buildable, good buy @ $72,000.
(10) Suwannee River: Two
wooded lots with 200 ft on the
water, 2 ac. with 4" well septic and
mobile home. Good elevation Price
Reduced $129,000.
(11) Off CR 349: Four acres
wooded, good area on good county
road. Priced to sell @ $34,000.
(12) 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
$175,000.
(13) Off CR 247: 10 Acres on
paved road, fenced on 3 sides.
Good location $99,900.
(14) 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. *
(15) 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.
(16) Off US 129 South: 13.2 acres
near city on paved road in grass,
fenced, nice pond. Priced to sell at
$8,995 per acre.
(17) Live Oak Area: New 3
bedroom, 2 bath CH/AC home,
kitchen furnished, parking pad,
sewer & water, will work for
S.H.I.P. 100% financing. Only
$112,500.
(18) Peacock Lake: Two lot one on
the lake the other lakeview. $79,900
for both.
(19) Industrial Park: 1.13 acre
corner tract good exposure. Priced
to sell at $39,500.
(20) Hidden Oaks: 2-1/2 acres with
a 3/2 CH/AC home constructed in
2005 count. approx. 1320 sq. ft.,
kitchen furnished. $155,000.
(21) 40 acres with 835 ft. on paved
road in 13 year old planted pines.
Priced to sell at $195,000.
(22) Off C.R. 255: 40 acres in 16
year slash pine on good road.
Priced to sell at $4,500 per acre.
(23) Dowling Park Area: 16.8 acres
on paved road, wooded with some
grass. Priced to sell at $135,000.
(24) Suwannee River: 4 contiguous
lots on the water each with 100'
frontage, good county road. Have
100 year flood. Good buy @
$60,000 per lot.
(25) Near City: 2 ac. with 3/2 home
cont. approx. 1280 sq. ft. under
roof, kitchen furnished, carport.
$83,250.
(26) Luraville Area: Fly-in
Community 15 acre wooded large
trees, good county road. Priced to
sell @ $5,995 per acre.
(27) Cherry Lake: One acre with a
nice 3 bedroom CH&AC cont.
1,350 sq. ft. and numerous updates,
kitchen furnished, 26x16 deck.
Priced to sell @ $99,900. m41.09


FirstDay
NEED QUALITY CHILD
CARE?
Live Oak Learning Ctr Ages 3-8
Preschool, After-school (trans.
from school to center provided)
VPK, daily meals, snacks &
learning activities hrs 7a-5:30p
cda/cpr/lst aid certified teachers
843 SW Marymac 386-362-4944

Vocational

FirstDay
Want to be a CNA?
Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services
is now offering our quality
Exam Prep Classes in Lake
City. Class sizes limited.
Next class 1/7/2008.
Call 386-755-4401
LOST AN ANIMAL? WANT TO
ADOPT? Call Suwannee County
Animal Control at 386-208-0072.
M-F from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Pets for Sale
AMERICAN BULL DOGS 8 Wks
Old, 1-Male, 4-Females. $200.00
White, Tails Cut, Available next
week.
386-362-9081
AUSTRALIAN SHEPPARD
MINIATURES Blue Muerls &
Black Tri's Availalbe 12/29 deposit
to-hold.
all 386-362-6298 '.* ": '


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AL"NT
Rental Assistance
1, 2, 3, & 4 BR HC & Non-
HC Accessible Apartments
<(te 04'k I 7a'4A uewt
705 NW Drive, Live Oak, FL
386-364-7936 1
TDD/TTY 711
Equal Housing Opportunity +


Pets for Free
DACHSHUND/LAB MIX &
AMERICAN ESKIMO/JACK
RUSSELL MIX
Free to a good home. 8-10 weeks
old. 386-590-4094
4
FREE PUPPIES
Lab/Germansheppard Mix, 4-Male,
4-Female, Black in color, 3-4 lbs
each. Good Christmas Gifts. Good
with cats. 386-776-2193


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LAND AVAILABLE AT UNBELIEVABLE LOW PRICES
Owner/Broker
5 ACRE parcels on paved road near Dowling Park $49,000 limited number
available
5 ACRE parcels west of Live Oak on paved road $79,500 MLS #55171
19.35 ACRES located west of Live Oak, ideal country homesite, only $5,950 per acre
- MLS #55199
10 ACRE PARCELS on paved-road in Union County close to Providence with
scattered pines, convenient to Lake City and Gainesville $7,500 per acre
67.9 ACRES UNION COUNTY open land with paved and graded road frontage -
ideal homesite $5,500 per acre
237 (+/-) ACRES UNION COUNTY farm with old farmhouse, pecan orchard and
thinned planted pines. Land use permits 1 dwelling unit per acre on a portion of
property. $5,000 per acre
612.80 ACRES UNION COUNTY located close to Palestine Lake with planted
pines of various ages, improvements include small brick home and pole barn. $5,000
per acre owner will divide with price adjustment
For more information on these properties and others in our inventory, call
BAYNARD WARD, CHUCK DAVIS or KATRINA BLALOCK at 1-800-805-7566.
410082-F


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


Wanted to Buy

FLORIDA LICENSE PLATES
REWARD! $500-$1000 paid for
Florida County auto tags dated
1911-1917. Also want FL plates
before 1958. Especially Suwannee
Co Tags w/#31 prefix, & Lafayette
Co w/#62 & Hamilton Co. w/#52,
for museum collection. Jeff Francis
727-345-6627 or e-mail
gobucs13@aol.com OR
www.floridalicenseplates.com.

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WANTWHOLE JUNK CARS OR
TRUCKS
PAY UPTO,$150.00.CASH ,
386-758-6999 OR 386-288-9337.

Apartments for Rent

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1, 2 & 3 BR HC & Non-HC
Accessible Apartments_
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Houses for Rent '
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Jennings 3/2 $675 (2 Acres)
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866-877-8661 Ext 207
HOUSE FOR RENT 3Bd/2Ba
Brick, In Live Oak. $850 mo, 1st,
Last, Sec. Only serious inquiry pis.
Call 386-362-6556 Ask for
Amanda
HOUSE FOR RENT in Live Oak.
3Bd/1.5Ba on large city lot. $700


HOUSES FOR RENT 2 2ED/1BA
1 in Live Oak just outside of city
limits, nice yard.1 in Wellborn
close to interstate 10 & 75. 1st &
Sec w/ references. 386-963-5616.

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SMALL HOUSE 3Bd/1Ba. Inside
city limits. $400.00 per month. No
Pets 386-362-1171

Mobile Homes for Rent

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3Bd/2Ba Triple Wide -Mobile
Home, 1600 sq ft, handicapped
acc., furnd, on 1/2 acre w/lawn
serv, 4 miles S. of Live Oak. $1100
mo. Reqs. 1st, last & sec.. Credit &
ref. ck 386-208-3027

FirstDay
MOBILE FOR RENT 2Bd/2Ba
w/jazzuci, Suwannee River Mobile
Estates $600 mo w/$300 deposit.
No Pets 386-842-5566

FirstDay.
MOBILE HOMES -2- in Wellborn.
2Bd/2Ba, quite neighborhood.
$375 each per month. No Pets.
386-362-1171
Several-Mobile Homes available
in our 55 and older park. Quite
country setting, large Oak trees,
maintenance man lives on sight.
RenI slarling ait 400 per month
No Pels 386-362-1171
MOBILES FOR RENT 2 8& .3
Bedroom, Large M6bile Park in
Live Oak from $500 $650 mo;
Available immediately. Call .John
904-364-3793 or Bill 916-628,
0590.

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Built in porch, $34,900
All have central heat/air
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Commercial for Rent
FirstDay
LEASE 4000 sq ft Madonry
Building with two offices and
large shop area. 3 phase power,
Excellent location on 129 S,. Live
Oak. 386-842-2006
Office Space for Rent
OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT
Great location near school, next to
The Dance Shop in Live Oak.
386-362-1906
OFFICE WITH 2,100 SQ FT.
Located in Live Oak for rent. For
further information call Poole
Realty at 3.86-209-1766
Homes for Sale
FirstDay
HOME FOR SALE Qwner
financing on' new construction
Home 2100 sq ft on 119th Rd, on
1 acre. Home is ready for
immediate occupancy. 386-965-
4564

FirstDay
HOUSE FOR SALE in Live Oak-
Buy 1 get 1 FREEI Small 2Bd/1Ba
completely rebuilt from the roof to
the floor, inside and out.
Everything is brand new. Included
is a fixer upper, house next door.
Great investment opportunity. Only
$66,000, for both. No owner
financing. (850) 516-0929
Mobile Homes for Sale
FirstDay
FLEETWOOD 1989 14X76
3Bd/2Ba Very Clean, Fireplace
$10,500 (850) 879-7095 or
(850) 973-2353

FirstDay
WHY RENT? I can sell you a new
quad plex modular home, rent one
side out and LIVE FREEI
CASH TALKS I love cdsh 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 386-365-5129
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
FIRSTTIME 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 DOWNI 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 FASTI New Modular
3Bd/2Ba. Home on land 20%
down and ONLY $836.51 mo.




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


386-288-4560
FOR SALE 2bd/ 2ba home on 1
full acre, paved frontage, fenced-in
yard, covered parking, little to no
money down. Call Lynn @ 386-
365-5129
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 TAX,
TAG, TITLE AND CLOSING
COSTI 386-365-5129.
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.
Acreage
LAFAYETTE COUNTY
10 Ac, North of Mayo, $80,000
GILCHRIST COUNTY
20 acre, $135,000
SUWANNEE COUNTY
5 acres, $54,900
OWNER FINANCING
1-941-778-7980 EXT: 7565
www.landcallnow.com
OWNER FINANCE
3/2 DWMH with family room
addition, on 1 acre. 7852 137th PI.
Live Oak, FL Call 386-867-0048.

Help Wanted
FirstDay
ADMINISTRATIVE
ASSISTANT
Computer, payroll, phone
etiquette, filing, 'and accounts
payable experience is a plus.
Please mail resume with salary
requirements to:
Employment Offer
7671, 155th Rd
Live Oak, FL 32060

FirstDay
SREC COUNTY
COORDINATOR
(OAA, Transportation, CSBG,
LIHEAP and Home Repair)
Responsibilities:
1.) Coordinate all Program
Services
2. Supervise employees.
3.Prepare weekly & monthly
reports
Desirable Qualifications:
1.) High School Graduate
2. Two-years experience in Social
Work
3.) Two-years supervisory
experience..
Send resume to: Suwannee River
Economic Council, Inc.
PO Box 70
Live, Oak, Florida 32064
386-362-4115 voice/TDD
Affirmative Action Employer
Deadline: January 4, 2008






















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


Double and

single wide

mobile homes

for rent on

their own lots

in the
Live Oak area.

Ask for
Larry Olds

386-362-2720
324377-F


ADVENT CHRISTIAN VILLAGE
DOWLING PARK, FLORIDA
On the Banks of the
Suwannee River
Office Manager (PT)
Prior experience in office setting
required, medical office
management a plus; prior
experience with insurance
authorization & MS Office
required. Proficiency with Excel
preferred. Must possess strong
communication, customer service,
and organizational skills.
Housekeeper Worker FT
Interior and exterior lodging/retail
facilities. Periodic weekend duties
may be required. Prior custodial
experience strongly preferred.
Childcare Worker (PT)
PT position, pre-schoolers/newly
renovated facility; must be CDA
certified or willing to obtain
certification.
Cqmpetitive wages and
benefits for FT positions; onsite
daycare and fitness facilities.
Apply In person at Personnel
Office (Carter Village Hall)
Monday through Friday from
9:00am until 4:00pm., or fax
resume /credentials to 386-658-
5160.
EOE/Drug-Free
Workplace/Criminal background
checks required for the most
current in job vacancies,
call 229-686-5627 or visit
www.ACVillage.net
24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
DIETARY AIDE-PART TIME
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

FirstDay
Drivers
,2 Regional Southeast
Drivers Needed
FL,GA,AL, MS, KY, TN, LA, AR
68% Drop & Hook
Excellent Pay, Sign On Bonus
Health & Dental & Morel
Rider Program
CDL/A 2Yrs OTR
Shoreline Transportation
877-208-9176
OTR CLASS A DRIVER,
Benefits, Drug Free Workplace,
386-294-3411
Florida Pine Straw Supply Co.


MAINTENANCE MAN WANTED
with knowledge of plumbing, *
electric and carpentry. Tools
required. Transportation a must.
Drug free workplace. Call (386)
380-2567
EMPLOYMENT AVAILABLE
New to Lake City or Live Oak?
Tried of looking for work on your
own? Positions are available.
INDUSTRIAL/ all Shifts, must be
able to lift up to 701bs Drug
Screens & Background Checks.
CLERICAL/All Levels
Fax resume to 386-755-7911 or
Call 386-755-1991 for an appt.
WAL-STAF Personnel
real estate
HELP WANTED
Real Estate office: broker,
broker associate/sales
associate. Send resume to: PO
Box 392 Mayo, FL 32066.

FirstDay
police
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
December 17,2007
CITY OF LIVE OAK
POLICE DEPARTMENT
Temporary Full-Time
POLICE OFFICER
This is a position that will be
filled for up to 24 months. At
any time during this 24 month
period the position may be
terminated.
Duties: Provides law enforcement
services and police duties
associated with the protection,
safety and welfare of the citizens
within our community.
Minimum Requirements: Must
be at least 19 years of age,
possess State of Florida Law
Enforcement Certification, U.S.
Citizen, High School Diploma or
G.E.D., no felony or misdemeanor
convictions for perjury or false
statement, never have received a
dishonorable discharge from any
of the Armed Forces, successfully
pass a background investigation
as required by Florida Department
of Law Enforcement, successful
completion of pre-employment
testing requirements (Drug
Screen, Psychological
Examination, and Physical
Examination). Possess valid
Florida Driver's License.

Entry Level Salary: $27,723.09
Benefits: All equipment including
uniforms and other required
equipment are provided. Florida


Announcements

What Destroys Relationships?
Answer pg 371 Buy and Read
Dianetics by L. Ron Hubbard Send
$20.00 to: Hubbard Dianetics
Foundation, 3102 N. Habana Ave.,
Tampa FL 33607 (813)872-0722.

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newspapers for $475. Call this
newspaper or (866)742-1373 for
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Apartments for Rent

$199/Mo! 6BR/3BA HUD Home!
(5% down 20 years @ 8% apr) More
Homes Available from $199/Mo!
For listings call (800)366-9783 Ext
5669.

Building Supplies

METAL ROOFING. SAVE $$$ buy
direct from manufacturer. 20 colors
in stock with all accessories. Quick
turn around. Delivery Available..
(352)498-0778 Toll free (888)393-
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www.GulfCoastSupply.com.

Business Opportunities

Hottest! Fastest Growing! Home-
based Business Opportunity of the
Decade! Personal Training Provided.
6-7 Figure Income Potential. Not
MLM. Call Now (888)874-9344.

ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Have
Fun and Get Paid! 30 Machines,
Free Candy All for $9,995.
(888)629-9968 B02000033. CALL
US: We will not be undersold!

Help Wanted

ATTN: DRIVERS Paid Orientation.
and Bonus 36-43 cpm ($1000+
wkly) Excellent Benefits Class A
and 3 mos OTR required (800)635-
8669.

CDL-A DRIVERS: Expanding Fleet
offering Regional/OTR runs.
Outstanding Pay Package. Excellent
Benefits. Generous Hometime.
Lease Purchase on '07 Peterbilts.
NATIONAL CARRIERS (888)707-
7729 www.nationalcarriers.com.


State retirement System (special
risk, 3% per year), vested in six
years. Ten paid holidays and one
personal paid holiday. Those
employees required to work on a
holiday are paid at time and one
half for the hours they work. Paid
vacation, sick leave and
employees Health Insurance
Package provided take home car
program based on position,
seniority and providing you live in
Suwannee County.
Application Deadline: Application
must be submitted to the Live Oak
City Hall, 101 SE White Avenue,
attention city Administrator, no
later than 5 p.m., Monday
December 31st, 2007.
Drug Free Work Place:
Successful Applicant will be
subject to the City of Live Oak
Drug Free Work Place Policy.
.A FAIR HOUSING / EQUAL
OPPORTUNITY / DRUG FREE
WORKPLACE / HANDICAP
ACCESSIBLE JURISDICTION.

Jobs Wanted
FirstDay
JOE'S CONCRETE
Professional concrete work at
affordable prices. Most jobs .76 sq.
ft. LICENSENED & INSURED.
Call Wayne, 386- 984-6177


Autos for Sale
BUICK REGAL LS 2001- Runs
good, A/C works, Very Good
Shape. Leather Interior, Power
Steering, Power Brakes. $6000
386-935-3570 After 6:00 P.M.
FORD MUSTANG COBRA 1998
78,000 mi, engine rebuilt,
paperwork on all parts, Great
Spoiler Kit, 5 Speed, $10,000
OBO. 386-364-9379.

Trucks for Sale
DODGE RAM 1500 2001
V8/5.9/4X4 ext. cab truck.
Excellent condition 85,000 miles
$10,000. Call 386-688-7433 or see
at Sharori's School of Dance in
Live Oak.

FirstDay
FORD F-250 2001 4X4 Super
Cab, Turbo Diesel, 7.3 Liter,
82,200 mi, Lariat, Blue w/Tan.
Leather seats, Loaded. $17,000
OBO 386-963-4129

Vans for Sale
FORD 1995
CONVERSION VAN
READY TO ROLL !!
$2900.00 OBO
386-362-8494


Each Kit Includes:
* 2 All-Weather Fluorescent'For Sale 'Signs
* Successful Tips
'Get Top Dollar for Your Used Car"
Pre-Sale Checklist
Vehicle Options Window Display
E-Z Closing Formns
including Deposit Form & Bill of Sale


Run your Car For Sale classified in the Wednesday
North Florida Focus & Friday Suwannee Democrat
Classifieds and get the Car Kit for FREE.
Deadline for placing your ad is Friday at 11:00 a.m.


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Miscellaneous.

ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from
home. Medical, business, paralegal,
computers, criminal justice. Job
placement assistance. Financial aid
and computer provided if qualified.
Call (866),858-2121,
www.OnlineTidewaterTech.com.

AIRLINES ARE HIRING.- Train for
high paying Aviation Maintenance
Career. FAA approved program.
Financial aid if qualified Job
placement assistance. CALL Aviation
Institute of Maintenance (888)349-
5387.

NOW AVAILABLE! 2008 POST
OFFICE JOBS. $18-$20/HR. NO
EXPERIENCE. PAID TRAINING.
FED BENEFITS. VACATIONS.
CALL (800)910-9941 TODAY! REF
#FL08.

Real Estate

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS Log cabin
shell on 2 private acres near very
wide trout stream in the Galax area
and New River State Park, $139,500
owner (866)789-8535.

3-35 Acre Tracts near Moultrie, GA.
Wooded acreage with lots of paved
road frontage. $8,000 per acre. Call
Norris Bishop Realty @ (229)890-
1186.

5000sqft custom built home on 10
acres. Includes stocked pond, dock,
pond house, located 10 minutes south
of Tifton, GA. Great location! Call
Norris Bishop Realty @ (229)890-
1186.





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Our top driver made $71,087 in
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(800)441-4953
www.heartlandexpress.com.

Professional Bodyguard
Opportunities. Earn up to $200,000
per year. Free training. All traveling
expenses paid. No Felonies. No
Experience OK. (866)271-7779.
www.bodyguardsunlimited.net.

Advertising Sales Manager -
National Newspaper Placement
Services (N2PS) is seeking an
experienced sales person with
* management experience to lead the
sales team. N2PS, a subsidiary of
the Florida Press Association, sells
and services print and online
advertising for newspapers.
Successful account management,.
proven leadership skills required and
an undergraduate degree or
equivalent related experience
required. Email your cover letter,
resume and salary history to:
hr@n2ps.com. EOE, drug-free
workplace.

Advertising Sales Representative -
National Newspaper Placement
Services (N2PS) is, seeking an
experienced sales person to sell print
and online advertising. N2PS, a
subsidiary of the Florida Press
Association, sells and services print
and online advertising for
newspapers. Demonstrated success
with previous media sales and an
undergraduate degree or equivalent
related experience required. Online
sales experience a plus. Email your
cover letter, resume and salary
history to: hr@n2ps.com. EOE,
drug-free workplace.


Homes for Rent


3BR/2BA Foreclosure! $32,100!
Only $255/Mo! 5% down 20 years -"
@ 8% apr. Buy, 6/BR $199/Mo! For Week of December 23, 2007'
listings (800)366-9783 Ext 5798. J
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FAMILY FEATURES


your game day party
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F or big flavor during sour bg game get-together, use sausage
in a variety of dishes it's sure to make \ou the 11\T of
the party. There's no easier \ ia to add flak or to any part
than with juicy, great-tjsting sausage From breakfast links to
bratwurst, Italian or smoked turke\. \ersatile sausage stars
in breakfast casseroles, appetizers and main dishes recipes
from the kitchen a .Johnson\ ille Ehiit will please \.our
hungry sports fans all da\ long.
Visit www.johnson ille.com four gicnt recipes to
flavor up any get-together!


Philly Brats
Servings: 5
Prep/Cook: 25 minute Gill minute ,
1 package (19.76 ounces) Johnsonville
Original Brat ur rst
1 medium sweti red pepper, sliced
1 medium yellow% pepper, sliced
1 medium green pepper, sliced
1 large onion, sliced
3 tablespoons oliie oil
3/4 cup Cheez AV hiz process
cheese sauce
5 hoagie rolls, split
Grill brats according wt package directions,
keep warm. In skillet. s.ute peppers and onion
in oil until tender. Place a but in each roll Top
with peppers, onions and chhe-e? sauce.


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Touchdown Italian Chili
Senrings: 12
Prep: 35 minutes Cook: 20 minutes
1 package (19.76 ounces) Johnsonville Italian Sausage Links
1 cup chopped onion
3 celery ribs, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 each large sweet red, yellow and green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 tablespoon minced garlic .; ; b :-b.
3 tablespoons olive oil ,. i -^ o'
3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) Italian recipe stewed tomatoes
1 can (16 ounces) dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (15 ounces) butter beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
3/4 cup sliced black olives
1/4 cup cream sherry, optional
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
1-1/2 teaspoons baking cocoa
1/2 to 1 teaspoon pepper
Grill Italian sausage according to package directions; cut into half moon slices and
set aside. In soup kettle, saut6 onion, celery, sweet peppers and garlic in oil until
tender. Add sausage and remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover
and simmer 20 minutes or until flavors are blended.
Tip: Sprinkle chili with grated Asiago, Romano or Parmesan cheese.


Italian Seafood Portobellos
Servings: 25 to 30 appetizers
Prep: 30 minutes Bake: 20 minutes
25 to 30 medium portobello mushrooms (about 1-1/2 pounds)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon each salt, pepper and garlic powder
1 can (6 ounces) lump crabmeat, drained
1 package (5 ounces) frozen cooked salad shrimp, thawed
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 package (16 ounces) Johnsonville All Natural Ground
Italian Sausage
1 egg
Remove stems from mushrooms; chop stems and set aside. Place
mushroom caps on waxed paper, bottom side up. Mist or brush caps
with oil; sprinkle with salt, pepper and garlic powder.
In food processor, combine crabmeat, shrimp, cheeses, garlic,
pepper and mushroom stems. Pulse 10 to 15 seconds until coarsely
chopped. Transfer to large bowl. Crumble sausage over crabmeat mix-
ture. Add egg; mix just until combined. Spoon into mushroom caps.
Place in greased shallow baking pans. Bake at 350OF for 20 to
25 minutes or until thermometer)inserted into filling reads 160F.
Tips: For a spicier version, add 1/2 teaspoon cayenne and 1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes,
To make this appetizer a meal, serve over a bed of pasta with
Alfredo sauce.


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Mix It Up:
How to Easily

Change Your
Dog's Food


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- a long and



healthy one


If your dog is a finicky eater or shows
signs of a reduced appetite, consult )our
veterinanan and discuss the possible
need for a change in his diet If
you decide to make a change, a
key to a successful transmon
is to introduce the new food
gradually. Start by mixing
25 percent of the new
food with 75 percent
of the old food, and
gradually adjusting the
proportions over the
course of three days
until he is eating 100 .
percent of the new ,* ,
food. Dogs love ..
rounne, so feeding
them at the same time -.
and place every day
*ill help the transition.
Also keep in mind pre-
mium pet foods often
contain more nutrients,
therefore, smaller portions are usually
recommended.


Doggiecise

Dos and Don'ts
According to leading experts, trim pets
that eat well and enjoy plenty of physical
activity can live, on average, 15 percent
longer than overweight pets.
Physical activity is just as important as
nutritional health in the life of a dog. Des-
pite today's more sedentary lifestyles, dogs,
like humans, are made for activity. And they
especially love social activity. So for both
man and his best friend, exercise, whether
daily walks'or playing fetch, is so much
more enjoyable together.
For dogs, lack of exercise can result in'
behavior problems or even lead to physical
ailments. Bad-dog behavior such as biting,
chewing, digging and house-soiling is signi-
ficantly lower when dogs get
enough exercise. An exercised
dog rests more calmly at home
and is less nervous when left
alone. Consider these dos and
don't when it comes to dogs
and exercise:
* The best exercise provides
both physical and mental
stimulation.
* Letting a dog'out into the
yard is not enough. They
rarely exercise alone, but
wait for "their people" to
play with them.
* Let your pet play with other
dogs to help him learn to
enjoy other dogs and people.
Consider taking him to a
dog park.
a Retrieving is easy exercise.
Throw a toy or ball far
rather, than high. Jumping
high in the air and landing
awkwardly can lead to knee
injuries.
* Playing tug games is a great
substitute for walking if
exercise space is limited.


fogs make great companions -


the title of "man's best friend."
Sn addinon to. being great companions, they hae even been shoun
to help lo, er blood pressure and inipro' e a person's sense o' well
l being Dog owners ant ihe'e same tor their furry friends a health%
life. Making the right food choice., making tinle for daih exercise
and regular .et sits can n. ake a huge difklrence in the health and
long it) of your dog
Most dogs go through life with tails agingn, seeming happy with
their routine and their food..But just as we humans get educated
about what choices are best for us a healthy mix of nutritious
fruits and vegetables, plenty of proteins, grains and foods rich in
vitamins and minerals don't forget to do the same when it comes
to making diet choices for your pooch to be sure he's getting all he
needs to be healthy and happy.
As a responsible pet owner, it's important to really understand
what nutrients your dog needs from his food. For example, dogs'
dietary requirements change based on age, weight and activity level,
and they require the right balance of proteins, fats, antioxidants
(beta-carotene and Vitamin E), fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins
and minerals. Typically, a dog needs more fat for
energy and a healthy skin and coat, and less fiber
for good intestinal health than people. Good fat
sources for dogs include chicken fat and fish oil.
A combination of carbohydrates, such as corn,
barley and other whole grains offers optimum
digestibility and helps maintain energy levels.
Antioxidants fiom fruits and vegetables, like
those found in lams' new Healthy Naturals
formula, can help boost dogs' immunities. Just
as you would check the nutritional information
on the labels of the foods you choose, be sure
to review and compare the nutritional analysis
on the label of your dog's food.
Feed the relationship between you and your
dog with tools, tips and special offers at
www.iamsheathynaturals.comn.


The Look of a
Healthy Dog
Just as you look and feel better
when you eat right, feeding your
dog the right balance of nutrients
is often the best way to achieve
the glow of health.
There are easy signs of health
to look for in dogs:
* Strong, white teeth and pink,
healthy gums
* Supple skin and a glossy coat
* Firm muscles in legs
* Energetic, enthusiastic personality
a Small, firm stools without
excessive odor
* A defined "waistline" with abdo-
men tucked up


Helping Protect Your
Dog's Immune System
When it comes to nutrition, dogs need balanced
diet including:
* Animal protein to build and maintain strong
muscles
* Vitamins and minerals for heart health
* Antioxidants, such as beta-carotene and Vitamin
E to promote a strong immune system
* Fiber blend for optimal digestive health
* Omega-3 fatty acids for healthy skin and coat
* Multi-grain carbohydrates like corn, rice and
barley for energy and vitality
* Natural calcium for strong teeth and bones
Dog food makers study healthy dogs to find
which ingredients work best in providing complete
and balanced nutrition for dogs. For example, nutri-
tional science conducted by pet food companies like
lams show that animal proteins and antioxidants are
especially important to a dog's health. Dog foods,
such as lams Healthy Naturals, are designed to
meet all nutritional needs with the highest quality
natural ingredients and nothing that a dog doesn't
need, such as added fillers, artificial colors, flavors
or preservatives. It contains a unique combination
of ingredients not found in other dog food formulas,
such as enhanced levels of beta-carotene and
Vitamin E, more antioxidant-rich fruits and vege-
tables, like carrots, peas and tomatoes, and high-
quality animal-based proteins like chicken and egg.
Taking simple steps can ensure your pet is getting
the right nutrients he needs for a long, healthy life.


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