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Title: The Madison enterprise-recorder
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Creation Date: December 7, 2007
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Friday, December 7, 2007 Madison, Florid


Greenville Fire

Department To

Be Dedicated To

Deputy

Steve Agner


By Tyrra B. Meserve
Greene Publishing, Inc.
As the Phoenix rises
from the ashes, so rises the
spirit of Deputy Steven
Michael Agner to the fore-
front of our thoughts and
hearts. Saturday, Dec. 8, af-
ter the parade at 11 a.m., I
Greenville's Volunteer Fire
Department will be dedi-
cating its newest building
to him. Greatly missed, his
friends and family will
gather to witness this site
dedicated to his strength
and service to the commu-
nity.
"Police work was in his
blood," stated fellow officer
Mark Joost.
Indeed, this is a senti-
ment voiced by many. Even
when told by others he
couldn't, because of his se-
vere stutter, being an offi-
cer of the law would be a
tough call, Steve responded
with a firm, "I w-will!"
It was this staunch atti-
tude that carried him
through long shifts at Gold
Kist into the early morning
hours that he spent riding
patrol with Joost, learning
the ropes. When the weari-
ness would finally overtake
Agner, Joost said he would
"tap the brakes a couple of
times to mess with him"
and Steve would bounce
back into action.
"Always smiling, never
down, I miss him quite a
bit. He was a good guy,"
Joost said, pointing to a
picture on his desk of Agn-
er in uniform, holding his
young daughter, Pamela
Morgan Agner.
That he was taken too
soon, at the age of 30, is the
only regret Steve's-family
had of his chosen profes-
sion. He earned his badge,
serving first with the
Greenville Police Depart-
ment, where he moved up
to Chief of Police. When a
position opened with the
Madison County Sheriff's
Office, he returned to his
comrades here in Madison,
becoming a deputy As his
confidence built, his stut-
ter ebbed and Steve made a
big difference with his
good rapport.
Deputy Agner had been
following a road construc-
tion crew, lights flashing
on 1-10, Monday, July 26,
Please see AGNER,
Page 4A


County Avoids Funds Freeze


The process of
restoring con-
fidence and over-
coming losses may
take a while.
By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Last week, billions of dol-
lars of working capital being
managed by the State Board of
Administration (SBA) was
frozen. Local governments,
agencies and school boards,
among other public entities,
went on financial alert, scram-
bling for replacement funds un-


til things
are worked
out. Fortu-
nately for
M a d i s on
County how-0
ever. Clerk
of the
Court, Tim
Sanders,
was pre-
pared, hav-
ing taken
decisive ac- Tim Sanders,
tion to avoid Clerk of the
the crisis. Court
The SBA, a constitutional
entity of Florida government,
manages 30 investment funds to-
taling over $180 billion in assets


as of June 30, 2007. One of those
funds is the Local Government
Investment Pool (LGIP). which
historically has been an effec-
tive money management tool for
local government. Essentially,
reserve funds are swept into low
risk, money market style invest-
ments and then later withdrawn
as needed, typically to cover
near-term, ongoing expenses
like payroll.
Part of the SBA funds unfor-
tunately went into the sub-
prime mortgage market, so as
these investments began to lose
money, financial reporting ser-
vices like Bloomberg reported
and commented on current and
potential losses. Quality ratings


Lee Woman Selected As


FHP Communications Officer Of The Year


Recently, during the Flori-
da Police Chiefs Association's
(District III) annual Christmas
breakfast, Florida Highway Pa-
trol Regional Communications
Officer Marie McNicol, of Lee.
was selected as the 2007 Big
Bend Communications Officer
of the Year.
Marie McNicol began her
career with the Florida High-
way Patrol on April 1, 1982 as a
dispatcher in Madison, Flori-
da. In 2003, she transferred to
Tallahassee when the State
Law Enforcement Radio Sys-
tem (SLERS) consolidation oc-
curred. Now. she drives over
120 miles round trip to and
from work to serve the citizens
as well as Florida's state law
enforcement officers.
Besides her many other ac-
complishments, Marie was giv-
en this honor for her tireless ef-
forts related to FHP Sergeant
Nicholas G. Sottile's murder in-
vestigation and her assistance
in locating a witness. On Janu-
ary 18, Lieutenant Gary Howze
with the FHP Bureau of Inves-
tigations was following-up
leads. Lt. Howze requested
Duty Officer McNicol contact
the Bay County Animal Shelter
for a particular person that was
believed to be employed there.
McNicol called the facility and.
using her soft-spoken inves-
tigative skills, was able to glean


Photo Courtesy of the Florida Highway Patrol
Captain David Tripp presents Marie McNicol with the presti-
gious Communications Officer of the Year Award.


valuable information that did
not call suspicion to the lieu-
tenant's inquiry. Her efforts
were extremely beneficial to
the lieutenant's investigation
and required her to stay be-
yond her shift. Her efforts al-
lowed Lt. Howze to focus his in-
vestigative efforts in a more
productive venue. Lt. Howze
recommended- DO McNicol for
the coveted DHSMV Above and
Beyond the Call of Duty
(ABCD) Award for her proac-


tive work ethic. But it was her
communications skills that
gliched the award by not com-
promising his investigative ef-
forts and alerting a witness
that potentially did not want to
be located. Then in the follow-
ing month. DO McNicol was
the recipient of the prestigious
ABCD Award from the Depart-
ment of Highway Safety and
Motor Vehicles for her tireless
efforts in this miu'der investi-
gation.


were questioned. And upon re-
view, even the liquidity of bonds
issued from participating mu-
nicipalities was under close
scrutiny The problem came to a
boil last week when several of
the larger counties responded to
the reports by pulling out ap-
proximately $10 billion in funds.
What happened next is noth-
ing short of a "run on the
bank." Requests to liquidate
started coming in from around
the state. In response, on Thurs-
day November 29, in a special
meeting of the Trustees of the
SBA, composed of Gov. Charlie
Crist. Chief Financial Officer
Please see COUNTY FREEZE,
Page 4A


Lee Town

Council

Looking To

Fill Vacancy

By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The monthly meeting of
the Lee Town Council held on
December 5 was mostly routine
business. Council President
Doug MgNicol presided over
the meeting, filling in for May-
or Ernestine Kinsey who was
out due to a family medical pro-
cedure.
Among the business of the
evening was a vote to purchase
new water system management
software, sufficient to meet the
expanded billing, tracking and
reporting demands now falling
on the town from its oversight
of the water infrastructure.
Proposals ranged in price
from about ten to twenty thou-
sand dollars, with various op-
tions on upgrading and re-
newals. There was also discus-
sion regarding a few minor re
Please see LEE COUNCIL,
Page 4A

Madison County
Community Bank
Sets A Standard
For Kids To Live By
At Breakfast With
Santa Program
You can be part of the 250
children and their parents
who are giving back to Madi-
son County children while
having a great time at a great
holiday event. Madison Coun-
ty Community Bank recently
announced the first annual
"Breakfast with Santa" pro-
gram for kids, to be held on De-
cember 8 at Madison County
Central School.
In the spirit of philan-
thropy in the community and
in an effort to spread benevo-
lence habits to Madison Coun-
ty Youth, MCCB has taken the
holiday program one step fur-
ther.
"The program is not just a
great family oriented program
to celebrate the holidays with
your kids, it is also an opportu-
nity for your kids to learn to
Please see MCCB, Page 4A


By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing,
Inc.
Three people
were injured, in-
cluding two serious-
ly. on Wednesday,
December 5. follow-
ing a rollover at SE
Midway Church
Road and SE Lamar
Loop.
According to a
Florida Highway
Patrol report,
Shawn P Stevens,
25, of Lee. was trav-
eling west on SE
Midway Church
Road at a high rate
Please see
WRECK,
Page 4A


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The Lee Volunteer Fire Department works to extract Samantha Wise from a
1998 Isuzu SUV, following an accident on Wednesday evening. Wise was seri-
ously injured in the wreck.


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Cheer :the Madison County
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leave. for Orlan'do on Saturday.
December 8, to play for the state
title. Line up along Highway 90 in
downtown Madison as the buses
make the route and turn onto
Highway 53 South, headed for the
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ieCwpoints & Opinions


Friday, December 7, 2007


Franklin And The Vienna Sausage
For every Friday night game played at Boot Hill, you
can see him in the end zone, cheering on the Cowboys to
victory Most people know that the giant of a man sit-
ting in the van is Franklin Carroll, father of Cowboy
Head Coach Frankie Carroll., If you get to know
Franklin, you will realize that he is not only a giant be-
cause he is tall, you will also come to know that he is a
giant because of what he believes in.
First and foremost, Franklin is a Christian and be-
lieves in the shed blood of Jesus Christ to forgive people
of all sins.
Second, Franklin is a family man. He loves his wife
and children. He misses his daughter, Rhonda, who was
killed in an auto accident earlier this year, dearly He
loved her the vway he does the rest of his children,
Frankie (who turned 50 this past Monday), Brenda
Wynn and Glenda Sirmon and Jamie.
Third, Franklin loves people..While traveling down
the road last year, he saw someone beside the road. He
didn't have any money to give the man, but he did have
two watermelons, which he happily gave to him.
"The Lord said, 'Do what you can do,"' Franklin told
friends after giving the watermelons away.
Fourth, Franklin loves children. As a farmer, he
would hire every child in the community who wanted to
work in tobacco. He might have needed only five work-
ers but he would hire fifteen, just to give the children
something to do. He also used to pack his children and
his nieces and nephews into a station wagon and take
them rollerskating in Monticello. Shunning restau-
rants, hb made sure the children ate by providing them
with bread, hook cheese, Vienna sausage and bologria.
In addition to these foods, Franklin also enjoys potted
meat and sardines.
Fifth, Franklin loves the Cowboys. He is planning on
being at the game on Saturday night, cheering the Cow-
boys on to victory.
If the Cowboys fight as hard as Franklin, they will
win easily Talk about fight, hei has fought every year for
the last ten years, For the last ten years, Franklin has
been sent home by his doctors, who tell him that he
won't make it until the end of the year.
i'There is no expiration date on my life," he says pos-
itively
As we cheer the Cowboys on to victory Saturday
night, let's remember Franklin and cheer for him arnd
maybe, if youchappen to see him before he leaves for Or-
lando, give him some Vienmsausage, sardines, potted
meat and crackers to eat on his trip.
Go, Cowboys and Go, Franklin!

tbem flatison

Enterptisc-Recott)
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Emerald Greene Kinsley
ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER
Ted Ensminger
EDITOR
Jacob Bembry
PRODUCTION MANGER
Lisa Greene
STAFF WRITER
Michael Curtis
GRAPHIC DESIGNERS
Jessica Higginbotham and Heather Bowen
TYPESETTER/SUBSCRIPTION
Bryant Thigpen
ADVERTISING SALES REPRESENTATIVES
Mary Ellen Greene. Dorothy McKinney,
and Jeanette Dunn
CLASSIFIED AND LEGAL ADS
Debra Lewis
Deadline for classified is Monday at 3:00 p.m.
Deadline for Legal Advertisement is
Monday at 5pm.
There will be a '3" charge for Affidavits.
CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT
Sheree Miller
SUscenRrIoN RATES:
In County $28 Out-of-County $35
(State & local taxes included)
-Since 1865-
"Telling it like it is with honesty and integrity"
The ma) tson entq ttS-Rcott?
Madison Recorder established 1865,
New Enterprise established 1901,
Consolidated June 25, 1908
Published weekly by Greene Publishing, Inc., 1695 S. SR 53,
Madison, FL 32340, Periodicals postage PAID at Madison Post Of-
fice,32340. Publication No. 177.400.
POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Madison En-
terprise-Recorder, P.O. Drawer 772, Madison, FL 32341-0772.
This newspaper reserves the right to reject any advertisement,
news matter, or subscriptions that, in the opinion of the manage-
ment, will not be for the best interest of the county and/or the own-
ers of this newspaper, and to investigate any advertisement submit-
ted.


All photos given to Greene Publishing, Inc. for publication in
this newspaper must be picked up no later than.6 months from the
date they are dropped off. Greene Publishing, Inc. will not be
responsible for photos beyond said deadline.


I'VEGOT PEOPLE
r


I've got people who have told me
they enjoy reading my columns and
are glad I'm writing once again.
Some are'my past faithful. read-
ers who called me or stopped me
while I was out and about, telling
me they enjoy my writing. I have
even had a few requests to repeat a
few of my old ones. I plan to oblige
them by continuing to write and
throw in some of the past as well.
Some of these people want to know
how they can get in the paper.
Well, here it goes. It's the best I
can do with no charge. Lee
Williams, from Clover Farm: He al-
ways wants to know if he made
front page news. I reply with nope,
sorry." I told him that we are not fa-
mous enough. The only way we are
going to make front page is if we are
injured or worse and I couldn't even
guarantee that. So, enjoy the spot-
light, Lee. Page 2 will have to do.
Then there's Kimberly from the
Fast Track at I-10. and Highway 14..
She always wants me to check to see.
if she is in the obituaries. I say,
"Why should you be?" She replies so
that she can get a few days off from
work. The other clerk at that same
Fast Track is surprised when occa-
sionally there are no accidents,
murder, crime, or mayhem on the
front page. I proceed to tell her,
"Nope, there isn't, and it probably
won't sell." Shirley at the Fast
Track in Greenville: Congratula-
tions on yourmanagement position,
you deserve it, you are one of
fastest, friendliest, and most helpful
store clerks'that I've dealt with. It's
always good to have your husband


TIS TIT T


standing outside ready to open the
door for me when I'm carrying arms
full of papers in. There are usually
a few friendly locals out and about
around the Pinetta and Cherry Lake
stores that offer me a friendly hello.
The clerks in these stores
change a lot but are always friendly
and efficient. All the gentlemen at
the Pure Store and the Pure Dis-
count are always courteous, fast,
and friendly They also give me the
best deals on my cigarettes. The
Fast Track across from O'Neal's has
changed clerks so often that some-
times I find myself helping them do
their job, explaining how to pay me.
Of course, .everybody (my regu-
lars) at the Lake Park of Madison
Nursing Center are always ready
and waiting for their copy of the
news on Wednesday and Friday
mornings. S & J Deli and Jackson's
Drug Store are not always .open as
often when I'm coming through
Greenville. But the friendly clerks
don't complain when I fall behind
on collecting and their totals add up.
Now, when I arrive at the Val-
dosta Daily Times, Kareem (Kevin
and I call him "Curly," even though
he doesn't have a hair on his head),
is always right there ready to help
me get my papers loaded. He always
seems to get the pallet lined up to go
in the van without a problem every
time. He's also the one who calls me
when my papers are on the press.
Terry and. Lloyd are also there
making sure I get all the papers I
need, properly inserted, counted,
and bundled. All three of these guys
are good at their jobs and make


mine easier. Randy, in the pre-press
room, is my Valdosta phone contact.
He's always glad to give- me infor-
-mation regarding the status of my
paper, and gives me an estimated
press time. Thank you, Randy, for
putting up with my phone calls
every press day.
There's more. Bobbi Light, is
one of the fastest learners and best
workers I've had help me in circula-
tion, with labeling papers and deliv-
ering the Lee area route. And, be-
lieve me, I have trained a lot of peo-
ple over the years to be working
across from me all those nights.
Then there's Emerald, LaTrelle,
Lisa, and Heather, as well as the rest
of the ladies and gentlemen in the
office that help me find my paper-
work, books and everything I need
before going to Valdosta. Thanks,
Bryant, for getting my columns
typed and ready for the paper each
week' without mistakes. Then
there's Fredy, who keeps, the van
maintained and running smoothly
for me, and keeps the garbage can
emptied as needed. There's Jacob
and Mrs. Greene, who are usually
*the first to notice I'm in the office
and offer me a friendly hello, how
are you, or how did everything go.,
and seem to show an interest in my
presence. On occasion, I run into
Mr. Greene, who always gives me a
needed hug, and a word of apprecia-
tion for what I do.
Thank you, everybody, for mak-
ing my day go smoother and helping
me get my job done quickly and effi-
ciently
These Are "My People!!"


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-SOi County Letters to the Editor are typed word for word, comma for comma, as sent to this newspaper.

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Avoid Holiday Burnout
By now, you may be on your way to what can be de-
scribed as Holiday Burnout. It's the feeling you get
when you are doing too much in the few short weeks be-
tween Thanksgiving and Christmas. There is shopping,
school plays, rcurch functions, holiday baking, and
meal planning. Most families have a busy schedule,
than you add more activities and your to-do list seems
endless. By the end of the season, you feel stressed and
frazzled.
Keep in mind that you can't do everything. Plan
your time and money so you enjoy a few activities rather
than over commit, Here are a few tips from Extension
time management specialists to get you through the hol-
iday season.
Avoid overeating It'is often said that we gain 5 lbs.
during the holiday season, the reality is that most peo-
ple only gain one to two pounds. Enjoy the foods you
like, just keep the portions in line. If you are at a party,
fill your plate, but don't overload it, save room for
dessert and spend time. socializing rather than stuffing
your face. Cookies and candy are all part of the festivi-
ties, put your selection on a small plate or napkin and
walk away from the tray
Keeping your activity level up helps burn calories,
so get some walking time in during the week. Take a 15
minute walk during your lunch hour or take long walks
on the weekend. When you go shopping, park your car-
at the far end of the parking lot and walk to the stores.
This idea works with weekly trips to the grocery store
too. Exercise also helps reduce stress, so you get a dou-
ble benefit.
Avoid overspending Set a limit on the total dol-
lars you will spend.this holiday and stick to it. If you
use credit, charge only what you can pay of on your
next statement. This might mean family members
recheck list and prioritize the top two or three items.
Drawing names instead of gift buying for every person
works well with extended family
Food spending is one category that many families
overlook at the holiday season. Americans tend to cen-
ter celebrations around food, so the grocery bill can take
a large chunk out of the monthly budget. Make a list and
'check it twice before going to the grocery store, and if
you can remember to eat before you go, you'll do a better
job of sticking to your list.
People tend to eat out more often during the holiday
season, simply because they have less time to prepare
meals. This practice is very expensive and if you take,
time to record all of the money spenton meals away
from home, you could probably pay cash for everything
on your Christmas list by eliminating this one habit.
Bottom line, be careful to keep'meals out to a minimum
during the holidays.
Take Care of Yourself If you can, give yourself
some time each day to relax: For some, ittmay mean get-
ting up 30 minutes earlier to read the paper without in-
terruption. Others might relax by a fire and reflect on
the memories of the holidays. Do whatever works for
you and create some down time to de-stress and keep
holiday overload from taking over.


11/28/07
Cynthia Ann Taylor Criminal registration
Danny Roy, Aikens Fail lire to appear (arraign-
ment), criminal registration
James Gamble, Jr. VOP '(circuit)
Tony Anthony Holley VOP (circuit)
Eric Vernon Baskin Driving while license sus-
pended, revoked or canceled
11/29/07
Charles Alexander Lindsay Failure to appear
Arthur Nathaniel: White Disorderly conduct,
trespass after warning
Lorraine Brown. Failure to appear (arraign-
ment)
11/30/07
Marshall Windell Straws VOP (county)
Marvin Louis Thomas VOP Icounty), failure to
appear (arraignment)
Reginald Maurice Epkins Fleeing or attempting
to elude

Hermena Victoria McDaniel Battery (touch or
strike)
12/1/07
Maria Rene Soto VOP (county)
Nelson A. Arina No valid or expired drivers li-
cense
David Benjamin Bonner DUI
Richard Rodriguez Failure to appear (arraign-
ment)
Dewayne Steward Turner Criminal registration
Franciscojavier Ramirez Tierrablanca No valid
or expired drivers license, attaching a tag not as-
signed
Willie Barnes, Jr. Trespass after warning
12/2/07
Herbert Lee Neal Domestic violence/battery,
VOP (circuit), aggravated assault with a deadly
weapon
Jose Adrian Martinez VOP (circuit)
12/3/07
Timothy Leon Williams Criminal registration
Henry Edward Roberson VOP (circuit)
Roniel Javel Harris Criminal registration
12/4/07
Cesar Gabriel Jiminez No valid or expired dri-
vers license


Dear Editor,
I am happy to say that I was snatched from death by
the EMTs in Madison. I had pulled up a yellow jes-
samine plant that was growing in the wildflower plots.
The person I was with mentioned that it has a carrot or
anise-like smell in the roots. So I took a smell of it and
was holding it with bare hands. I won't go into all the
symptoms, but all parts of this plant are toxic and fatal
if ingested.
Since I had smelled it, I had "ingested" it. My pulse
and breathing slowed dramatically, and within 45 min-
utes I lost motor control and I couldn't stand or walk. I
soon entered into anaphylactic shock. I thank God I was
not alone when this happened but certainly I would
have died had it not been for the rescue response team


with Rob Covell. I owe my life to these men and the staff
at the Madison community hospital. I felt so safe with
these people that I decided to stay on in Madison in case
I had a relapse.
Not everyone is allergic to this plant, just like not
everyone is allergic to bee stings. However, this plant
grows all over the SE US and is a beautiful spring
bloomer. Please look this plant up on the internet there
are descriptions there of the problems it causes. It must
be handled carefully by those that are sensitive to it. I
don't plan to sell it to anyone. I am very thankful to have
survived this event. I hope this message will warn oth-
ers to admire this beautiful plant from a safe distance.
Joanna Booth,
Salter Tree and Herb Farm


A Different Point Of View


I hear people berate small towns from time to time. I
hear longing in their voices for speed as I pass. Old men
in britches on benches, lazing in the afternoon haze, be-
moaning where they might have gone. Young girls in
short skirts, swinging and flirting with spring-break
dreams, and where they might someday take them. It's
somewhere in between that'I am searching for my keys.
A home with roots deep enough to support a family
tree. Somewhere quiet, hidden, wholesome. Something
classic, stable, withstanding.
Growing up in the Big City, with all of her flickering
lights and fleeting glitter leaves behind a taste for real
down home soul food. Ah, to see whitewashed church
steeples with stained glass sanctuary and signs of daily
promise instead of 7-11's and All Live ways of blocking
out insecurity Sometime after the birth of my first
brave, I lost all longing to be a part of those "funky kicks
going down in the city" Now I would like to know my
neighbor's first name, and likewise for them to know


mine.
As for those sewing circles distributing whispers, I
think there might lay an underrated comfort in them.
Old mothers know best how to get the stains out and
keep one's laundry clean. They take good care of their
own. They are not afraid to tell you where yours have
been and who they've been seen riding with. On one,
Main St., it's hard not to be seen, and being new, it's not
like I thought I wouldn't be noticed.
It is these little seeds that I wish to plant and watch
grow. It is for them that I want to trade in my racing hel-
met for some gardening tools. I'm lookingfor a peaceful
road to turn off on. Maybe one that leads up to an old
wood house, built with experience and tempered with
history. A home where my key fits. A little spot to sew
that welcomes us.
A blessed little town.

Tyrra Messerve


In Their "'OwWords"


Dwight D., Eisenhower
was the 34th President of
the United States and one
of the great icons for the
wonderful 50s.
By Michael Curtis
Greene Publish ing. Inc.
President Eisenhower,
you both protected, arid
then promoted, the prac-
tices and policies of our-
great nation. No President
prior had so many moving
parts to coordinate, espe-'
cially when one considers
the transition from basic
to modern technologies.
How do you make the
pieces work together?.


President Dwight D.
Eisenhower In his own
words:
"Crises there will con-
tinue to be. In meeting
them, whether foreign or
domestic, great or small,
there is a recurring temp-
tation to feel that some
spectacular and costly ac-
tion could become the
miraculous solution to all
current difficulties. A
huge increase in newer el-
ements of our defenses; de-
velopment of unrealistic
programs to cure every ill
in agriculture, a dramatic
expansion in basic and ap-
plied research these and
many other possibilities,
each possibly promising in
itself, may be suggested as
the only way to the road we
wish to travel.
But each proposal
must be weighed in the
light of a broader consid-
eration: the need to main-
tain balance in and among


national programs, bal- these comments as part of
ance between the private his farewell address on
and the public economy. January 17, 1961. Remem-
S'balance ),ltween the cost. beredfar more' for guiding
and hoped for advantages l,.the Allied.effort to victory
balance between the clear- in WWII, he had a very
ly necessary and the com- practical understanding
fortably desirable, balance of citizen and nation as
between our essential re- well.
quirements as a nation In times of extreme
and the duties imposed by declarations, as the 2008
the nation upon the indi- Presidential debates bring
vidual, balance between out for instance, one
actions qf the moment should put a big spoonful
and the national welfare of "balance" while listen-
of the ..future. Good judg- ing to the outrageous sug-
ment seeks balance and gestions that are often pre-
progress. Lack of it even- sented. ,Ironically, the
tually finds imbalance great men and women that
and frustration. The issue these statements
record of many decades know far :too well that
stands as proof that our even baby steps can repre-
people and their Govern- sent huge improvements.
ment have, in the main, Nonetheless, "grand plan"
understood these truths claims 'have become the
and have responded- to new language of seeking
them well, in the face of office.
threat and stress." 'Always inspect what
President Dwight D you expect," in those in-
.Eisenhower delivered, spired to lead.


The Parents That Drugged Us...


The other day, someone at a store.
in our town read that a Metham-
phetamine lab had been found in an
old farmhouse in the adjoining
county and he asked a friend a
rhetorical question.
"Why didn't we have a drug
problem when you and I were grow-
ing up?"
The friend replied, "I had a drug
problem when I was young: I was
drug to church on Sunday morning.
J was drug to church for weddings
and funerals. I was drug to family re-
unions and community socials no
matter the weather.
"I was drug by my ears when I
was disrespectful to adults I was
also drug to the woodshed when I


disobeyed my parents, told a lie,
brought home a bad report card, did
not speak with respect, spoke ill of
the teacher or the preacher, or if I
didn't put forth my best effort in
everything that was asked of me.
"I was drug to the kitchen sink,
to have my mouth washed out with
soap if I uttered a profanity
"I was drug out to pull weeds in
mom's garden and flowerbeds and
cockleburs out of dad's fields..
"I was drug to the homes of fam-
ily, friends and neighbors to help out
some poor soul who had no one -to
mow the yard, repair the clothes-
line, or chop some firewood; and, if
my mother had ever known that I
took a single dime as a tip for this


kindness, she would have drug me
back to the woodshed.
"Those drugs are still in my
veins and they affect my behavior in
everything I do, say, or think. They
are stronger than cocaine, crack, or
heroin; and, if today's children had
this kind of drug problem, America
would be a better place."
God bless the parents who
drugged us.
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COUNTY FREEZE


Alex Sink, and Attorney General Bill Mc-
Collum, decided to temporarily freeze the
fund until the Cabinet reconvened on De-
cember 4.
Although generally believed that
everything will be fine, until the funds
are reopened and the next wave of action
has passed, anxiety will exist. Here
again, kudos to County Clerk of the
Court Sanders for his timely response
ahead of the freeze. Three weeks prior to
the major breakdown, Sanders reworked
the funds allocations to secure alterna-
tives.
"Less than five percent of the approx-
imately seven million the county is hold-
ing, is in the areas of concern," Sanders
explained at the close of the Madison
'County Commission meeting held De-
cember 5, "and all of that should ulti-
mately be ironed out as well. We will con-
tinue to use the fund when appropriate."
The alternatives to the SEA are the
Florida Local Government Investment
Trust (FLGIT) and local banking, namely
Capital City FLGIT receives oversight,
from an advisory board consisting. of
three County Clerks and three County
Commissioners, essentially preventing
the likelihood of anything less than AAA
quality being offered. And in the case of
the account with Capital City Bank, a
"great long-term relationship .has been
established," Sanders noted.
The process of restoring confidence
and overcoming losses may take a while,.,
and some heads did roll. Coleman

WRECK


of speed. Stevens temporarily looked
away from the road to view reading ma-
terial.
As Stevens looked away, he failed to
see the pavement ending ahead.
Stevens drove off the end of the
paved portion of SE Midway Church
Road and struck a large oak tree with the
right front of his 1998 Isuzu SUV
The SUV bounced off the oak tree,
spinning clockwise out of control. It be-
gan to overturn, completing one rollover
sequence before coming to a final rest


cont from page 1A


Stiponovich, the director of the State
Board of Administration, said he's leav-
ing in the wake of questions over the
$867 million in defaulted securities held
by the state's local-government invest-
ment pool.
Previously, the SBA has consistently
beaten its target investment returns, and
has been consistently ranked as one of
the best in the nation. Nonetheless,
Stiponovich, said he has had enough and'
that this is "the right time" to leave. Gov-
ernor Crist and the Cabinet accepted his
resignation and wished him well. "I
think all of us owe you a debt of grati-
tude," Bill McCollum, Florida State At-
torney General, said to Stiponovich.
Moving forward, the SBA intends to
strictly divide the fund into two parts,
Fund A, and Fund B. Fund A will consist
only of AAA rated money market or sim-
ilar instruments, and Fund B will hold
the higher risk securities. After restruc-
turing, 86 percent of all funds submitted'
from local governments will go into Fund
A. The remaining 14 percent will go to
Fund B.
Whether the ongoing allegiance to
'the SBA is merited, perhaps just a simple
case. of not throwing out the baby with
the bath water, or more trouble is on the
horizon, only time will tell. The collater-
al damage from the sub-prime mortgage
meltdown isn't over. In the interim, at
least Madison County has capable lead-
ership watching the cookie jar while the
storm passes.

cont from page 1A


upon the vehicle's wheels.
Stevens' passenger, Samantha Wise,
21, and Edward. Wise IV, of Madison,
were seriously injured in the crash. They
were transported to South Georgia Med-
ical Center by Madison County EMS.
Stevens sustained a minor injury.
Lane Wise, a three-month old passen-
ger, was not injured in the crash.
Lee Fire and Rescue and Deputy Kei-
th Kirkland assisted at the wreck scene.
FHP Trooper Tom Roderick was the
investigating officer.


MCCB


cont from page 1A


LEE

COUNCIL

cont from page 1A
garding a few minor re-
pairs to the 100,000-gallon
ground tank.
A vote to refurbish and
rearrange the business in-
cubator was conducted,
currently operating as the
"Lee Business Complex."
The goal of the facility is
to offer inexpensive ware-
house and office space in
order to promote and de-
velop new businesses in
the community The day-
care currently operating
there, Dawn's Kinder
Academy, will be relocated
to a more secure and func-
tional spot at the rear of
the facility.
One issue arose that
left members in disagree-
ment, although a vote to
move forward was
reached. The architectur-
al drafts for the "Ernestine
Kinsey Meeting Room,"
created with the generous
assistance of staff at
NFCC, were reviewed.
Three options were
considered. After a bit .of
debate, the option that ex-
tended the 37' x 21' addi-
tion from the southern end
of the building, was select-
ed.
Lastly Thelma Thomp-
son submitted her formal'
resignation letter, 'which
was read aloud by McNi-
col. Moving and poignant,
Thompson bowed out as
she had served, with grace
and passion. Because she
is resigning mid term, pol-
icy states that the Council
has -145 days from the effec-
tivre resignation date of'De9-
cember 31 to select a re-
placement. Several no-
table candidates have al-
ready thrown their hats
into the ring, including
two previous council mem-
bers, Reverend Richard
Quackenbush and Madi-
son Corrections Officer
Edwin McMullen, both of
whom were in attendance.


AGNER


cont from page 1A


1999, when 21-year-old Angela Carpenter Wallace rear-
ended him with her Chevroletpickup, causing the cruis-
er to explode. Deputy Thomas Glee saw the fire in his
rearview mirror and immediately rushed to aid. The pa-
trol car's door, jammed on impact, made it impossible
for help on the scene to free him and, hopelessly, they
watched the inferno engulf him, setting off the ammu-
nition inside the vehicle. Joost and Inv. Wesley Ross
eventually pulled his body from the charred, wreckage
once the flames had been extinguished.
Deputy Agner's name was the first in decades to be
added to Madison County's law officers killed in the line
of duty. The funeral, held Thursday, July 29,1999, was of-
ficiated by Reverends Robbie and Carroll Agner, rela-
tives of Steve. Then-Lt. Gov. Frank Brogan also spoke at
the funeral. His pallbearers included fellow law officers
and honorary pallbearers included brothers and
cousins.
Deputy Steven Michael Agner is now listed on the Wash-
ington, D.C. monument, remembering law officers killed
in the linefof duty ..
Longtime friend and classmate, Nancy Curl, is; */
among those who keep Deputy Agner's memory alive
with the annual "Steve Day" Once held at the location of
the tragedy, now his friends and family gather at his
gravesite at Barbara Memorial Cemetery, where flowers
and thoughts of love are laid.
. "Well-rounded. Well-liked. He never met a stranger,"
are just a few of the words Curl shard.
James Agner, Steve's father, entrusted the list to
Curl of people he hopes will join for the building's dedi-
cation to his son:
It is with sadness that not all will be able to attend.
Inv. Joost is scheduled for surgery the day prior for on-
going complications caused by a shotgun wound. Even
so, Steve will not be far from his mind.
All those who knew him expressed the same. He was
a dedicated professional, loved his daughter, was com-
passionate and strove to be a good Christian man.
Here's to you, Deputy Steve, may we all attempt to
leave behind a memory as strong and as sound as yours.


r PERSONAL INJURY &

WRONGFUL DEATH ,



Jon D. Caminez
Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney

Ian Brown
Cary A. "Bo" Hardee, III




CAMINEZ, BROWN & HARDEE, P.A.

(850) 997-8181
1307 S. JEFFERSON STREET
MONTICELLO, FLORIDA 32344
The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon
advertisements. Before you decide, ask the lawyer to send you free written information
about their qualifications and experience.


give back to their community," the bank explains.
"Philanthropy starts early and should be taught as a
basic building block in children's lives just as we must
teach our children morals, values and the importance of
exercising financial responsibility," they say.
Tickets to Breakfast with Santa are FREE; however
to receive a ticket children should bring a wrapped gift
worth at least $5.00 with purchase receipt for each ticket
to Madison County Community Bank, while tickets last.
The gifts will in turn be distributed to less fortunate
children during the holidays.
Children have a natural instinct to help others with-
out a hidden agenda because it makes them feel better.
As parents and as a community, we must set an example
for our children. If we give to others and include our
children in this process, they will follow our example
and become contributing adults in the Madison County
Community the bank adds.
Breakfast with Santa is a wonderful holiday pro-
gram for ages newborn to 12 years and their parents,
and consists of three seatings at 8 a.m., 9:15 a.m., and
10:30 a.m. A hot breakfast will be served to children and
their parents/guardians. Families will enjoy great en-
tertainment and a Christmas story reading. Then, they
will follow "Candy-Cane Lane" to visit with Santa. San-
ta has a special gift for every child.,
Tickets are still available at Madison County Com-
munity Bank on a first-come basis. Tickets will not be
available at the door.
Call Deidra McRory Newman at Madison County
Community Bank for more information 850-973-2400.






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james u.

"Pick" Pickles


Our beloved James 0.
"Pick" Pickles, 82, left his
earthly family to join his
Heavenly Father and fami-
ly on Sunday morning, De-
cember 2, 2007. He was
born on December 4, 1924,
in Madison, to James Av-
ery "Uncle Bud" Pickles
and Pearl Beatrice Bass
and lived in Madison until
moving to Lake Park in
March of 2000.
A funeral service was
held at 11 a.m., Wednesday,
December 5, 2007, in the
chapel of Carson McLane
Funeral Home with the
Reverend Keith Allsbrook
officiating. A graveside
service followed at 1 p.m.
at San Pedro Cemetery in
Madison.
The family receive
friends Tuesday evening,
from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral
home. Flowers were ac-
cepted donations were
made to New Life Church,
7505 Zeigler Rd, Lake Park,
Ga. 31636, and to Hospice
of South Georgia, 2263
Pineview Dr., Valdosta, Ga.`
31602. Condolences to the'
family may be conveyed
online at'
www.mclanefuneralservice


Willie Mae

Jones.

Willie Mae Jones, age
69, passed away on Novem-
ber 30,2007, in Tallahassee.
Funeral services will
be Saturday, December 8,
at 11 a.m., at Mt. Zion AME
Church in Madison with
burial at Springhill Ceme-
tery in Perry.
.The family will receive
friends Friday, December
7, at Mt. Zion AME Church
from 5-7 p.m.
Mrs. Jones worked for
the Madison County
School system as supervi-
sor of the school cafeteria
for 36 years. She was a
member of Mt. Zion AME
Church and loved to sing
in-the senior choir.


s.com. i
He served in the U.S. She is survived by one
Army with Basic Training daughter, Cynthia Ponder
at Camp Blanding. He (Paul) of Perry; two grand-
joined the 25th Infantry, children, Tyrone Brasby
89th field Artillery Batal- and Ineke Ponder of Perry;,
lion at Clark's Field, Mani- and two great-grandchil-
la Phillipines and left dren, Tamaria and Ariel
White Beach on the USS Brasby of Perry
Aranaofor Japan'wherehe ,.- TrRity .Fuiperal Home
served as Tech Sgt. In the of Perry is in charge of aUll
Military Police, he once arrangements. :
served on. special assign-
ment to escort the Crown
Prince, Akihito, current
Emperor of Japan.
He loved his Lord and
Savior Jesus Christ and
was always the first one to
arrive at every church ser-
vice.' He was a member of
New Life Church in Lake
Park, Ga. and Faith Baptist
Church in Madison.,
His wife and daughters
were the joy of his life and Thank You, The
he was a devoted husband .WiUams. Family would
and father. He loved spend- like,'to thank everyone
ing time with his family for. the many acts of
and friends, and nothing kindness shown to us
made him happier than during the death of our
lending a hand to his father and brother.
friends and neighbors. He -p aine Williams.
never turned down a good
fishing trip likely to be fol- May God Bless,
lowed by a big fish fry. He ll, Jerry, and,
loved watching football ;5'' Corissa Ann,
and baseball. He was a .:-Aaron, Jinimle, .
man of utmost honesty :"'and Family.
and integrity; and offered Janet Williams,
love and friendship to and Family
everyone he met. He never Roy' apd. .
met a stranger and you Sybil Willi.aiis
would most likely be greet-
ed with, "Don't I know you,
or haven't I met you be- nu ne
fore?" He loved children
and his youthful and play-
ful spirit earned him theI
love and respect of many
throughout the years. ii
He is survived by the 0J fe 10
loves of his life, is s wife of. C I1 9
57 years, Viola Sheffield ,
Pickles; daughters, Judy
Allsbrook (Keith), Linda
Lester (Jim), and Brenda CHOOSE-n-CUT
Pickles, all of Lake Park;
sister, Mable Ragans; one JO
brother, Claude Pickles, of
both of Madison; numer-
ous nieces; nephews; step-
granddaughter, Amy L.
Drew (Remer), and special
friends; David and Gail
Heruska.
He is preceded in death
by his brothers and sisters;
Merton Pickles, Lonnie
Pickles, Barnie Pickles,
Gladys Kosieniak, Idell
Sumner and Amy May-
nard.


Alice Pearl

Crafton
Alice Pearl Crafton,
age 79, died Monday, De-
cember 3, 2007, in' Pinetta.
Funeral services were
held Thursday, December
6, 2007, at 2 .p.m. at Pinetta
Baptist Church with burial
to follow at Mt. Horeb
Cemetery.
The family received
friends Wednesday, Decem-,
ber 5, 2007, from 6-8 p.m. at
Beggs Funeral Home in
Madison.
She was born in How-
ell, Ga. and lived in Pinetta
most of her life. She was a
member of Pinetta Baptist
Church.
She is survived by two
daughters, Carolyn.Zipper-,
er of Pinetta,: and Celia
Jackson of Knioxville,
Tenn.; one daughter-in-law,
Pat Crafton of Pinetta;
nine grandchildren; and 15
great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in
death by her hus-
band, Cecil Crafton; and
one son, Joe Crafton.

Eddie Lee

"Pete"'

Simmons, Sr.
Eddie Lee "Pete"
Simmons, Sr., 83, a retired
self-employed logger, died
at Pine Lake Nursing
Home in Greenville on
Wednesday, November 28,
2007.
Funeral services will
be held SaturidayI Decem
ber 89, 2007, at Shiloh Mis-'
sionary Baptist Church in
Greenville with the Rev-
erend Moderator J.B. Du-
val, pastor, officiating.
Burial will follow at New
Zion Cemetery in
Greenville.
Viewing-visitation will
be from 2:30-7:30, p.m. on
,Friday, December 7, At
Tillman Funeral Home in
Monticello.
A native of Nashville,
Ga.. Mr. Williams had been
a longtime resident of
Greenville where he was a
member of Shiloh Mis-
sionary Baptist Church
where he had served as a
trustee.
Mourning his passing
and honoring his legacy
are his daughter, Peggy L.
Williams of Greenville;
sons, Billy (Gloria)
Williams of Orlando, Ben-
jamin Williams of
Greenville and Augustus
(Stephanie) Williams of,
Madison: and a nephew
raised as a son, Larry
Clemons of Ft. Laud-
erdale; 15 grandchildren;
21 great-grandchildren;
several nieces, nephews
and other relatives and
friends.
Mr. Williams was pre-
ceded in death by his wife,
Mary E. Ford Williams;
sons, Eddie L. Williams, Jr.
and Tommy Williams; and
his parents and siblings.


December 9, 1977
Mr. and Mrs. Robert EF
Hollingsworth of Quincy, will cele-
brate their Golden Wedding An-
niversary Sunday, December 18,
They will be honored by their chil-
dren with a reception at Cente-
nary Methodist Church Fellow-
ship Hall in Quincy from 2:30-4:30
p.m. All friends and relatives are
invited to attend. No gifts, please.
The Madison Middle School
Elementary and Junior High Cho-
rus 'will have a joint ChFistmas
program with the intermediate
and advanced band at the Van H.
Priest Auditorium on Tuesday
night, December 13, at 7;30 p.m.
Mrs. Mattie B. McFarland of
Cherry Lake and Mr. Wallace C.
Dyer of North Carolina were mar-
ried December 5, 1977 in Quitman,
SGa.. by Judge Remer. The newly-
weds left for North Carolina
Wednesday.
December 10, 1987
Frankie Bell and Associates,
Inc. would like to announce and
welcome Van KeUley to a full time
position. Kelley previously
worked with Winn Dixie and' in
June began to work for our agency
on a part-time basis.
'Mr. and Mrs., Richard A.
Raines of Dayton, Ohio announce
the birth of their daughter, Kelley
Elizabeth Raines, born November
22, weighing six pounds and five'
ounces. She joins a brother. Gar-.,
rett, at age three. Maternal grand-
parents are Mr. and Mrs. Bernard
E. Wilson. Paternal grandparents
-are Mr. and Mrs-Bill-Raines. ,


COMlBU1TY:W


December 7
Annual holiday con-
cert will take place at Yogi
Bear's Jellystone Park in
Madison featuring South-
ern gospel artists Benny
Daniels, Colbert and Joyce
Croft, The Diamonds and
the Gandy Brothers. The
concert will begin at 7 p.m.
Admission is free.
December 7
Lee Worship Center
will be hosting a christ-
mas' banquet, turkey and
dressing with all the fix-
ings. Gospel Music. Locat-
ed on Magnolia Dr., in Lee.
Starts at 7 p.m. For more
info, please call (850) 971-
4135.
December 9
The Dixie Echoes will
be in concert at Bible De-
liverance Church on De-
cember 9, starting at 6 p.m.
Admission is free, but a
love offering will be re-
ceived during the concert.
For more information,
please call (850) 973-4622 or
(850) 973-6596.
December 9
The members of High
Antioch AME Church in-
.vites you to join them in.
their candle-light ceremo-
ny as they usher in the ad-
vent season at Cherry
Lake, Sunday, December 9,
2007 at 6 p.m.


December 11
On Tuesday, December
11, 2007, the Suwannee
River Water Management
District's Governing
Board will meet at 9 a.m.
at District Headquarters,
Hwy 49 and 90 East in Live
Oak. The meeting is to


consider District business
and. conduct public hear-
ings on regulatory arid
land acquisition matters.
A workshop will follow the
Governing Board meeting.
All meetings, workshops
and hearings are open to
the public.


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December 6, 1957
Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Pickels of 81
N.W. Terrace, Ft. Lauderdale, are
proud parents of a son, Michael
Wayne, born November 18, weigh-
ing six pounds and four ounces.
He is a grandson of Mrs. Russell
Pickels, and the late Mr. Pickels of.
Lee, and Mr. and Mrs. Luther
Williams of Frostproof.
Florida High football team
won the conference championship
last Wednesday night by defeating
Greenville High School 21-6.
Greenville dominated the play in
the first half, but the visitors came
back strong for the latter half.
Judge C.B. Smith, of West
Palm Beach, is spending several
days here at Hotel Madison while
visiting friends. He is en route to
Metcalf, Ga., to visit his daughter,
Mrs. Elmer Horne.
December 8, 1967
Miss Eleanor Collins of Miami
is visiting her niece, Mrs. C.E.
Dickey, and family until after the
holidays.
The wedding, ceremony of
Miss Linda Anne Holland, daugh-
ter of Mrs. Evelyn Holland, and
the late Milage A. Holland, and
Gwynn Tully Earp son of Judge
and Mrs. Curtis Earp of
Greenville, will be held on Satur-
day evening, December 16, at Eliz-
abeth Baptist Church.
Mr. and Mrs. L.B. Stewart en-
tertained Sunday, at the Hunting
Lodge at a delightful wild game
dinner, with accessories, in honor
of the 85th birthday of Mrs. Stew-
art's father. Mr. F.C. Glass.: -









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More than 50 members
of the Treasures of Madi-
son County, Inc. enjoyed a
multi-media focused annu-
al meeting on Thursday,
November 8. The meet-
ing's evening launched at
the First United Methodist
'Church and was opened
with a warm welcome
from Treasures' President
Janet Maier. Jim Sale, Ex-
hibits Chairman, offered
the invocation for the
event.
Janet Maier presented
members with a detailed
recap of the Treasures'
many projects through the
years. The meeting's high-
light was a historical DVD
presentation, which navi-
gated viewers throughout


Elmire and Pat Cantey check out the
tary display.


Visitors enjoyed the featured display of Cherry Lake at the Treasures of Madison
County Museum.


a pictorial history of
Madison County; from its
earliest "laying off of
parceled land plots" to the
legendary heroic soldiers
from Madison County.
Many residents, such
as Cary Hardee, Beth
Sims, and Frances
Sanders were presented
telling stories of humor
and drama, as Madison
and Cherry Lake were un-
veiled in this first Trea-
sures DVD.
'Cary Hardee relayed
how the DVD's audio, fea-
turing Bill Dudley, was
made possible with. a
grant from the Florida Hu-
manities Council. Justina
Cone and Debe Scott, both
Treasures Board Mem-
bers, were responsible for
fusing the audio with the
pictorial portion of the
DVD by using images from
the Treasures' archive col-
lection. The role of the
Florida Humanities Coun-
cil in the State was pre-
sented by Hardee. Guild
President Mary Kay
Blume completed the busi-
ness portion of the meet-
ing with an update on the
Treasures' Art Guild &
Gallery.
After a stroll to the
Museum, the gathering
viewed the current display
of images and memorabil-
ia from Cherry Lake. The
evening was made memo-
rable and complete with
exquisite desserts catered
by One Eleven Grill,
served while all enjoyed
visiting and viewing the
current exhibit of art-
work.


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Country

Christmas

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It's that time again to
bake up some of your fa-
vorite recipes of cakes,
pies, candies, cookies or
breads and enter the
Greenville Country Christ-
mas Bake Off.
All ,participants must
have a Greenville address
and entries must be
marked with name, phone
number and the title of
their goodies.
Please submit your en-
try at the First Baptist
Church in Greenville on
Friday, December 7, from 4
-5 p.m. Judging will begin
at 5 p.m.
For further informa-
tion, please contact Elesta
Pritchett at 948-7501 or
Frances Norris at 948-4900.
Partially funded by
The Madison County
Tourist Development Coun-

Greenville

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Show off your unique
decorating abilities in the
Gingerbread House Deco-
rating Contest. The contest
will take place during the
22nd Annual Greenville
Country Christmas.
All entries must be sub-
mitted at the gazebo in
Haffye Hayes Park between
9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Satur-
day, Dec. 8th.
The houses may be
made with traditional or
non-traditional materials
and should be marked on
the bottom with the partici-
pant's name(s), address,
phone number, and age.
In addition, there will
be three different categories
according to the age of par-
ticipant. Winners will be se-
lected from each group.
All gingerbread houses
should be picked up after
the winners have been an- '
bounced, but no later than 2
p.m.
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SArmy Sgt. Charles M. Bethea has de- .
played to Iraq to support the mission of Op-
eration Iraqi Freedom.
Operation Iraqi Freedom is the official A
name given to military operations involving
members of the U.S. Armed Forces and coali-
tion forces participating in efforts to free and
secure Iraq. Mission objectives focus on force
protection, peacekeeping, stabilization, secu-
rity and counter-insurgency operations as
the Iraqi transitional governing bodies as-
sume full sovereign powers to govern the peo- -
ple of Iraq.
Members from all branches of the U.S.
WI1 military and multinational forces are also as-
sisting in rebuilding Iraq's economic and -1
governmental infrastructure, and training
and preparing Iraqi military and security
forces to assume full authority and responsi-
bility in defending and preserving Iraq's sov-
ereignty and independence as a democracy Y.
Bethea, a team leader, is normally as-
signed to the 15th Transportation Company
Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. He has more than
eight years of military service.
He is the son of John M. and Diane L.
Bethea of Hopewell Farms Road, Madison,
Fla. 4:
His wife, Amber, is the daughter of Sandy
K. King of Red Level, Ala., and Sheia A. Apun ,
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The sergeant is a 1999 graduate of Madi-
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Madison County Historical Society Presents

Resolution Of Appreciation To Elmer & June Spear


By Ted C. Ensminger
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Burdened with the
task that never ends, the
Madison' County Histori-
cal Society paused recent-
ly to offer up an official no-
tice of appreciation recog-
nizing contributions made
by ElmerSpear of Elmer's
Genealogical Library.
At the regular meeting
of the Madison County
Historical Society held on
November 18, 2007, the en-
tire membership voted
that the following resolu-
tion be presented to the
Spears.
RESOLUTION OF AP-.
PRECIATION
"Whereas, the Madi-
son County Historical So-
ciety has .been active in
Madison County,. Florida,
for a period of time greater
than 50 years,
"Whereas, the Madi-
son County Historical So-
ciety has established a goal'
of preserving Madison
County history through
programs relating to Madi-
son County History,
through preservation of
programs of historical sig-
nificance through digital


County Historical Society
which has seldom been
convenient for the said
Elmer C. Spear,
"NOW THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED by the
Madison County Histori-
cal Society, that Elmer C.
Spear and June Spear are
hereby made Honorary
Life Members, of the
Madison County Histori-
cal Society with all of the
benefits and the responsi-
bilities thereto appertain-
ing.
"BE IT FURTHER RE-
SOLVED, that a copy of-
this Resolution be pre-
sented to said Elmer C.
Spear and June Spear on
an appropriate occasion."
The resolution was
signed by Emma Wyche as
the Madison County His-
torical Society's secretary,
and by Tim Sanders, as its
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Madison County history,'
"Whereas, Elmer C.
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MADISON COUNTY:
U.S. 90 One of the lanes east. of
Sumantra Drive in Madison, alternating
for either eastbound or westbound traf-
fic, will be closed Monday through Fri-
day between 9 a,m. and 4 p.m. to allow
crews to replace the traffic counting sen-
sors embedded in the pavement. One
lane in each direction will remain open.


talents, and energy to aid
the Madison County His-
torical Society in attain-
ing its goals and in pre-
serving the rich cultural
and historic heritage of
Madison County,
"And Whereas, Elmer
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Elmer's Genealogical Li-
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of the library for the
meetings of the Madison


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day December 1, from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. for
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American Forces Bomb Tokyo As World War II Ends


By David Wilson
Special To Greene Publishing, Inc.
(Editor's Note: World War II began
with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
on December 7, 1941. Less than four years
later, the war ended with the United
States celebrating VJ (Victory Over
Japan) Day on September 2, 1945. David


By Joe Boyles
December 7, 1941-"a day which will
live in infamy" It didn't start out that way,
66 years ago. It was a quiet, peaceful Sun-
day morning in Hawaii. The weather was
.. well, another day in paradise as we
used to say Most of the Pacific Fleet
was in harbor so there had
been a lot of revelry the
night before. Under
these circumstances, it
wouldn't be unusual
for the sailors and
soldiers to be just H
a little bleary-
eyed the morn-
ing after.
All that
changed in an
instant at
five minutes
before 8 AM
when the
first wave of
attacking
Japanese'
aircraft,
about 177
strong, be-
gan to strike
military tar-
gets across
the island of
Oahu. Their
primary targets
were the 145
ships of the Pacif-
ic Fleet at anchor in
Pearl Harbor. The
objective of the Japan-
ese Navy was to cripple
the U. S. Navy to allow the
Imperial Fleet to run free
expanding their bound-
aries in the western Pacif-
ic.
By this time, Japanese naval doctrine
concentrated on attack aviation so their
first priority at Pearl Harbor was to attack
aircraft carriers. By a stroke of luck,
none of the American flattops were in
port: two had earlier been transferred to
the Atlantic; one was undergoing repairs
on the west coast; and the other two were
at sea transporting marine aircraft to
Wake Island and Midway In their place,
the primary targets shifted to the eight
battleships anchored on the east side of
Ford Island.
The outboard ships (California, Okla-
homa, West Virginia, and Nevada) were
the first attacked by Kates carrying spe-
cially designed torpedoes modified to run
in the shallow depths of Pearl Harbor.
The initial hits on the Oklahoma and West
Virginia were devastating causing the
first to capsize and the second to sink.
The inboard row of battleships (Mary-
land, Tennessee, Arizona, and Pennsylva-
nia in dry dock) were protected from
torpedo attack and had to be targeted by
Vals carrying armor piercing bombs.
About ten minutes after the first bombs
fell, the USS Arizona, BB-39, flagship of
Battleship Division One, suffered a fatal
blow.
The 1750 pound bomb delivered in lev-


Wilson, the son of Bernard Wilson, wrote
the following details about the bombing
of Tokyo, Japan, that day as the Ameri-
cans showed force. Bernard Wilson was
the left rear blister gunner on a B-52
known as the Anonymous IV. This bomb-
ing was followed days later by the drop-
ping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and


el flight struck the foredeck on the star-
board side between the two forward 14-
inch gun turrets. The bomb penetrated
six decks before detonating in the forward
magazine which contained a million
pounds of explosives. The massive explo-
sion blew out the forward section of
the hull and set the oil-laden fuel
tanks on fire which spread
from stem to stern in mere
seconds. In an instant,
the Arizona and its
crew were doomed.
The ship was a to-
tal loss. In the days
and months fol-
lowing the attack
ofas the Navy
struggled to
cope with the
Sp. disaster, what
was left of this
proud battle-
ship was
S stripped of
equipment to
its waterline
and left in
place. Nearly
all of its dead
crew remain in
to .. the hull of the
q Ship. Their offi-
i L a cial status is "lost
at sea."
Today, the Arizona
Memorial at Pearl
Harbor is unique. A
ferry carries visitors to
a cement bridge which
straddles the hulk at mid
ship. Two-thirds of a cen-
A a. tury later, the wreck still
leaks oil from its rup-
tured fuel tanks.
On the far wall of the memorial are
listed alphabetically the names of 1177
dead from the crew of the Arizona, nearly
one-half of all the casualties America suf-
fered that fateful day Nearly all are en-
cased aboard ship. Among them are Rear
Admiral Isaac C. Kidd, commander of
Battleship Division One, and Captain
Franklin Van Valkenburgh, commander
of the Arizona.
And then there is Yeoman Second
Class Karl Anthony Giesen of Calmar,
Iowa, pictured here. Calmar is located in
the northeastern Iowa county of Win-
neshiek, a farming community very simi-
lar to Madison populated by the descen-
dents of Norwegian and German immi-
grants.I
Before his life ended at an early age 66
years ago, Karl Giesen left behind an en-
during monument, a 3-year old daughter
named Barbara Ann. Barbara grew to
adulthood and became a parent herself -
to Cindy Poire, the owner of Madison An-
tiques on South Range Street. It certainly
is a small and intimate world.
Today, let us pause and remember
Karl Giesen and his shipmates aboard the
Arizona. They understood that freedom
is not free and their sacrifice is an endur-
ing lesson for every American of every
generation.


Nagasaki, Japan. Americans, soldiers,
sailors and civilians, showed their mettle
and strength during the war, which
spawned what has become known as the
Greatest Generation. Japan started it.
American ended it. That says it all. Jacob
Bembry)
Bernard Wilson's
Combat Mission #15
Target: Tokyo Bay and Tokyo
Date: 2 September 1945 Sunday
Type Mission:
"SHOW OF FORCE MISSION"
Number of B-29's: @ 625
Briefing Time: 23:00
Takeoff Time:'
between 02:00 and 03:00 AM
Time over Target:
10:30 AM over the USS Missouri
Altitude over Target:'
1,500 feet over Tokyo
3,000 feet over USS Missouri
Total Combat Flying Hours: 17:0Q
.' * i , .. .'.'i' i i, i.5 : ,. f .t.
MISC: This was V-J Day
At 09:00 AM, formation after forma-
tion of B-29's had started to assemble 75
miles north of Chosi Point. After assem-
bling, they moved off at altitudes from
3,000 to 7,000 feet. As McArthur signed
the Peace Treaty aboard the USS Mis-
souri, Dad and his crew along with over
600 other B-29's flew over the USS Mis-
souri, Tokyo Bay and the Tokyo area. Dad
said his crew made 3 passes over the USS
Missouri.
For three hours, Dad and the crew of
the Anonymous IV circled an area rough-
ly 30-40 miles long from Tokyo past
Yokohama to Yokusuka Naval
Base. Tokyo was devastated
beyond comprehension.
Fires had burned
everything to the
ground for miles
upon miles. The
only thing left
standing was
concrete build-
ings. They flew
over the Em-
p e r o r s
Palace; it was
untouched as
it had been
off-limits to
allied bomb-
ing. The har-
bor was filled
with the
American
and British
Fleets. In con-
trast, a sunken
Japanese ship
lay on its side.
"I wouldn't
have missed it for
the world" was the
consensus of opinion
of the men on the
Anonymous IV of this
historic day. 1
This was their fif-
teenth and last combat sor- I
tie.
NOTE: Completion of
this mission would qualify the crew for
their third "Air Medal." They would re-
ceive three Oak Leaf clusters to go on
their Air Medals.
NOTE: This was a mission that Dad
would be proud of all of his life and re-
mains so today. As a small boy I can re-
member Dad telling me of this mission
and of his flying over the .USS Missouri
when the surrender documents were


signed. He never tired of talking of this
mission.
Prisoner of War Mission to Formosa
(now called Taiwan)

Target: Formosa POW Camp
Date: 7 September 1945 Friday
Type Mission: POW Supply Drop
Bomb Load: Food Supplies
Briefing Time: 24:00
Takeoff Time: 03:00 AM
MISC: On 6 September 1945, Thursday,
the crew got utip at 04:00 AM to go to
Saipan to load food supplies for the mis-
sion to a POW camp on Formosa, now
called Taiwan., They worked all day load-
ing the food supplies in the B-29. They re-
turned to Tinian in time for supper.
Briefing for the mission was at 24:00
(midnight) and takeoff was at 03:00. (As
you see, they got very little rest but they
were going to the aid of American sol-
diers and they would not complain.)..
Upon reaching Formosa, they' flew
along the coastline looking for the road
that led to the POW camp in the moun-
tains. Along the way, they saw a Japan-
ese patrol walking along a path. They
easily could have killed many of them
but they knew that this would have re-
sulted in repercussions' to the POW's.
They found the camp and on the roof of
one of the barracks was painted U S Hol-
land 1300. (I am unsure if this was the
name of a ship or if there were 1300 pris-
oners in the camp from the United States
and Holland) They flew about 300 feet
above the drop area and circled the area
a couple of times to let the Bom-
bardier find the best place to
drop the supplies. While
circling the area, Dad no-
ticed a Navy man com-
ing to the barbwire
fence, he was skin
Sa and bones, some-
p. a how, the emaci-
ate POW found
the energy to
salute the B-
29.
They had
orders to
strafe the
area with
their 50 cal-,
iber ma-
chine guns
if any
J apanese
soldiers
tried to take
the supplies
rom the Al-
lied POW's.
They circled
the area for as
long as possible
before running
low on fuel.
When the supplies
were dropped, one the
pallets was left dangling
by a cable, it was hitting
the bomb bay doors and
the doors would not
close. Dad and other
crewmembers went into the bomb bay to
cut the cable and then they tried to get
the doors to close manually They could
look down and see the water way below
them. They stopped at Okinawa to check
out any damage done to the B-29 by the
dangling pallet. To their surprise, very
little damage was done and after an
eight-hour layover on Okinawa, they re-
turned to Tinian.


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First Baptist Church Of Madison

To Hold Christmas Dedicatory

Organ Concert
Sat -
The First Baptist -
Church of Madison has an-
nounced a Christmas Or-
gan Concert featuring
guest organist Bill Peters of .
Jacksonville. the church's
Cancel Choir; and Shek- t a
inah, an ensemble group of "
the church. The concert
will be in the church sane-
tuary at the corner of Base F a -
Street and Meeting Avenue
on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 6 p.m.
William D. Peters,
M.M., a native Pennsylvan-
ian and Florida resident for
the past 24 years, holds the
Master's Degree in Organ
Performance from Indiana
University and completed
post-graduate study at the Bill Peters will perform
Guilmant Organ School in the recital for the new or-
New York City He has gan at First Baptist
been regional director of Church of Madison.
sales for The Allen Organ
Company in northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia
for the past 15 years, and is currently associated with
Dunne Music Company the largest retailer of Allen Or-
gans in the state. Additionally he serves as organist
and choirmaster at San Jose Episcopal Church in Jack-
sonville. He and his wife. Elizabeth. reside in Orange
Park. Florida and have one married daughter.
Mr. Peters will be performing what he calls "An 'Or-
gan-ized' Story of the Nativity'"as a dedicatory perfor-
mance of the church's new Allen Organ, which was in-
stalled in July of this year He will be featuring varied
selections of music, showing the many features and
strengths of the new organ, as well as music honoring
the Advent season, which the church is observing dur-
ing the first four Sunday s of December. Geoff Hill, Di-
rector of Bands at Madison High School, is serving as
Interim Minister of Music at the church, and Phil Heard
is Interim Pastor.
There is no cost for admission, but an offering will
be taken which will be designated to the organ fund.
SThe public is cordially invited to attend.


Happenings At


First Baptist Church Of Madison


By Nell Dobbs
"Give. Live. Love." Great
words, thanks to Coca-Cola, on
their products. We are to live
that way
"Be not afraid! Be not fear-
ful!" Seven hundred references
in Scripture stated our new min-
ister in his morning message as
he preached from II Timothy 1:7.
Our minds are renewed by God's
power as He fills us with His
power, with love, with a sound
mind. Satan works in innumaer-
able ways to keep us in the
world, to live by and in the flesh,
and to remain under his control.
We pray for all to be faithful
and fearless. In night service, Dr.
Ferrell Morris became our new
minister by unanimous vote.
Our prayers are for his wife,
Sharon, daughter, Hannah Grace
(16) and Sarah Grace (6) and him
as they labor among us and
grant them souls for their hire.
The weekend was very busy
with meals and meetings and
questions and answers and cov-
ered dish luncheon after service,
followed by more questions and
answers.
Huge. gorgeous ink and white
arrangements for Lois Wain-
right on her 91st birthday (on
12/3 by Cindy, Kel and Bubba
and the nursery kids. What love!
What a loving, caring, giving
faithful person to everybody and
we ask continued blessings and
good health for her. She makes
the best cakes and shares on so
many occasions as did Marie
Vaughan (I even had Sara Dene
take one to Oad in the Navy in
Saratoga Springs, New York)
and Sarah Rowe. There are so


many who have done so many
things for us, given us so many,
things, came to see us, prayed for
us. Thanks to Vic and Bobby who
did so much visiting (at least
once a month) and all others
who visit.
Doug Firmey. as Deacon of
the Week, gave a touching mes-
sage and offertory prayer. The
choir sang "The Heavens Are
Telling."
Preacher Heard's night mes-
sage was "Why Celebrate Christ-
mas."
Tuesday, Senior Adult Choir
sang at Lake Park at 6 p.m. WOM
met in the church parlor.
Wednesday at 11, SAM met.
Sunday night at 6 p.m., there
will be an organ dedication con-
cert by Bill Peters.
Very good to see Damon and
Lindsay Fico in church and to
read their sweet wedding thank
you in'the bulletin and request
for continued prayers as for
them life is different, now that
he is out of the Navy.
A sweet thank you from the
Heards for every expression of
love and care for them in their
sadness losing Dorothy's mother.
There are so many ill ones
standing in the need of prayer.
Cindy Howard with fractured
ankle; both of her parents; both
of Bobby Kinsey's parents; Joy
Gensel with her family; Tommy
Lee Cone; Mrs. Eloise Stewart
home after being in hospital and
mending. Sadness has come
again to many, to the Thompson
family in the recent loss of Mr.
Henry Thompson and just now
in the loss of Mrs. Dot Thomp-
son, Billie and Bill Hamrick and


family and Shirley and Bill An-
drews and family are in our
church and we pray God's tender
love, care and comfort for all of
them. And also the Jimmy Davis
family in the death of their pre-
cious, pretty, gentle, genteel
Martha. I knew them first when
Lynne was in my second grade
the first year I taught here and
her dad and Brad Barfield's dad
provided our end-of-the-year
party. Also, now Hank and Tonja
and their Cole and Cassie and
Justin and Kim and their Payton
and Keillor in our church and we
pray comfort and precious mem-
ories for all of them.
Also, the family of Nancy
Scarboro, even though I did not
know here.
And the family of -.Ann and
C.D. Agner as they lost her fa-
vorite aunt, Aunt Lavada Smith
Delaney of Cross City,, whose
grandlYhrents, the Smiths, lived
in Pinetta and who reared Mr.
Leroy Dixon, our Jimmy Dixon's
dad. Her memorial is to be later
added to these in death of our
special Pinetta school friend. Al-
ice Pearl Davis Crafton and we
pray, earnestly for her family, too
much sadness in their family re-
cently. Lil Jess and I were
blessed to have a brief visit with
the family.
What beauty in the seasons
Hearing wild geese flying south
and then seeing them. Hearing
helicopters and then seeing
them! What gladnegs to hear
kind words! Thanks. What joy to
be in church our church and
countless other blessings.
May God give us grateful
hearts! Amen!


blessedd [is] the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seatef the scornful. But his
*.| delight [is] in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that
bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper. -Psalms 1:1-3














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Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 a. 688 North Washington Ave Madison, FL 0 3-2692
Evening Worship 5:30 p.m. Sunday Evenig Worship 7:00 p.m Sunday School For All Ages .................9:45 a.m.
Wednesday Bible Study 7:30 p.m. SundayPre-school. Students, and Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 anm.
Adults Choir Rehearsals ;:30 p.m. Wed. Fellowship Supper/Bible Study........6:00 p.m.
Reapers Of The Harvest Church Wednesday Pre-school children., Youth Groups st 12th Grades.............6:30 p.m.
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'And iihelin the day of Pentecost wasfully ccmie. Richard Quackenbush. Pastor .,
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Men's Fellowship Breakfastol 9:45 am.
St. Vincent DePau Roman s FellowshipBreakfast WorshipService.............. 11:00 am.
Second Sunday .8:00 a.m.
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Catolic C urc 'C ring The Connmunir With Christ"
Meeting & Sumter St 850-973-2428
Rev John J Gordon, OAM
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Thursday Mass 7:30 p.m. Since I3 Horn at Rutledge St 850-973-6295 One itile norh of Madison on 1-4
Saturday Mass .5:30 pn. Rei. Robert E. LaiJlauw Steve McHargre, Pastor
Brian Sanderon, ,Youth Part,,r Junl Caron L. L.ader GaPy Gadav" Music director -.ackie Warts, Steinr Pastor
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"Will the last person leav-
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weekend please turn out the
lights?"
That's the question as
hundreds, if not thousands,
of diehard Cowboys' fans
will make the trek to the
Citrus Bowl in Orlando to
face Tampa Catholic this
Saturday evening, December
8. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. and
coverage of the game can be
seen live on Fox Sports
Florida.
The Cowboys earned the
shot at Tampa Catholic as
they turned out the lights on
the South Sumter Raiders 47-
20 at Raider Field in
Bushnell on Friday night,
November 30.
The game was close in
the early going as Madison
left 13-6 at the end of the first
quarter and 20-14 at halftime.
The Cowboys broke away
in the third quarter going up
33-14. The fourth quarter saw
the Cowboys score 14 more
points to seal the 47-20 victo-
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teammate in the backfield,
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the ground.
All together, the Cowboys
gained 517 yards rushing.
The Cowboys' ground game
account for all but three yards
of the offense as the Cowboys
only had three yards passing on
one pass completion from third
string quarterback Josh
Arnold.
"The offensive line did a
great job (blocking for the
Cowboy runners), said Head
Coach Frankie Carroll. "They
all graded out in the high eight-
ies. Without them. we wouldn't
have been in the state champi-
onship."
Carroll was really
impressed with the effort the ,
Cowboys put in on Friday .
night.
"The players played their
best game and left it all on the
field." he said.
Carroll is optimistic about the
Cowboys' chances in the state
title game against Tampa
Catholic, which is 8-2 on the
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Friday, December 7, 2007


Cowgirls' Varsity Soccer Drops


Close One To Florida High


Your varsity Cowgirls
soccer team played their
home opener Tuesday
night, December 4, at 7
p.m. against Florida High.
In"spite of seven shots on
goal, the Cowgirls were
unable to score. The Lady
Noles slipped two in dur-
ing the first half, but the
Madison kept them out
completely during the sec-
ond half. The final score
was 2-0 in favor of Florida
High.
Madison Goalkeeping:
Ashley Collis (9 saves)
This loss put the varsi-
ty's record at 3-5 (1-3 in the
district).
Coach Donn Smith


pointed out that Florida
High is a team that has
traditionally sent us home
early, and when we faced
them earlier this season,
they won 4-1. So, as the 2-0
score represents a lot of
hard work and improve-
ment on the part of our
girls.
; Tuesday night's roster
(and starting positions) is
below. Please take a mo-
ment to tell these girls
how proud we are of them:
VARSITY
4 Ashley Collis
(goalkeeper),
20 December Webb
(left defender)
2 Ashley Rutherford


Lady Warriors


Defeat Munroe
Fran Hunt
Special From The Monticello News
Lady Warriors defeated Munroe 35-29 Thursday.
night, Nov. 29,
The girls nearly tripled Munroe in the first quarter,
scoring eight over Munroe's three; Munroe came back
in the second to outscore Aucilla 9-5; arid again in the
fourth, 10-6; but the Lady Warriors hit the court in the
fourth and scored 16-7 over Munroe.
Leading scorers for ACA was Lindsey Day with 15
points, nine rebounds, three assists, two steals, and two
blocked shots; and Mallory Plaineswith 12 points, eight
rebounds, five assists, and three steals.
Bethany Saunders, five points, one of which was a
three-pointer, two assists, and three steals; Nicole Math-
is, one point, eight rebounds, two assists, three steals;
Courtney,Brasington, two points, eight rebounds one
steal, and one blocked shot; and Savannah Williams, two
rebounds.
The Lady Warriors face off against FAMU,. 6 pm.,
Dec. 11, there.


(sweeper)
3 Amber Cooper
(stopper)
5 Katie Burnett
(right defender)
7 Bekah Hernandez
(left midfield)
8 Sarah Grant
(left center midfield)
11 Allyce Rutherford
(right center midfield)
10 Chelsea Stevens
(right midfield)
1 Ashley Cribbs
(left forward)
17 Emily Hentges
(right forward)
22 Unique Gnann
(substitute)
19 Tashria Cruce
(substitute)


Madison Garden Club Shows

Greenville Elementary Students.

How To Create A Birdhouse

Using Gourds


The Madison Gar- -*
den Club visited
Greenville Elemen- .
tary School to instruct "
their third, fourth and
fifth graders on how to
grow, harvest and cre-
ate a bird habitat us-
ing gourds. Each stu-
dent was given the op-
portunity to choose a
gourd and paint it to
make a lovely home
for a bird. The stu-
dents had a wonderful
time and they all had
seeds to take home to




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Frafi Hunt
Special From The Monti-
cello News
Aucilla, Christian
Academy junior varsity
boy's basketball team
season after to lost to
Munroe, 17-15, Thursday
night, Nov. 29, to stand 1-3
on the season.
Dunbar led the score
for the Warriors tossing
Sin three of seven from the
field for six points, three
offensive and two defen-,
sive rebounds for a total of
five, one block.'steal, one.
turnover.
Marcus Roberts hit,
one of seven from the
field, and tossed in one of


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plant their own. The
Garden Club ladies.
did such a wonderful,
job and the students
loved it. The Madi;
son Garden club is
planning to come to"
the school each'
month to do a pr0o
gram with thai
Greenville ElemenL
tary students. Willif
Hamilton (pictured'
won the prize for thE d
neatest gourd bird-
house. It is painted
like an apple. L


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two from. the three-point
range for :a total,of five
points, one assist, four de-
fensive rebounds, three
block/steals, and two
turnovers.


.Clark : Christy sank
one of four from the floor
for two points, one assist,
two offensive and three de-
fensive rebounds. one


block/steal, one turnover.
Kent Jones dropped ih'
one of three from the floo"'.
for two points, one assist,
one offensive and two dd-
fensive rebounds. f
Wilson Lewis had fouiidr
assists, one offensive and
two defensive rebounds
one block/steal, and foubq
turnovers.
-Matthew Harrington,
had one offensive and'
three defensive rebounds
and one turnover.
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day Dec 4, here; and West:
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Headmaster Scalped ByReading Warriors


Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Michael Curtis, November 16, 2007
Jessica Galbraith and honored guest, Judge Wetzel Blair, prepare to recognize stu-
dents for good citizenship.


Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Michael Curtis. November 16. 2007
Kylie Andrews, Sarah Baltzell, Hannah Zimmerly, Amelia Blanton, Lindsey Pinkard,
Abby Blanton, Ike Reaves, Kailee Morris, Angela Cucinella, Teagan Dunn, McKenzi
Williamson, Claire Maultsby, Tucker Cherry, Reese Rutherford, Daulton Browning (left
t9 right) and Panther Adam Odiorne, took turns scalping Headmaster Akes.


Greene Publishing, Inc. rPloto uy Micnael uunis, NovemDer 10, 0UUI
Blue haired helpers; Janna Barrs, Jessica Galbraith, Leigh Ann Browning, Willa
Branham (front row), Jamie Andrews, Kim Whigham, Jennifer Copeland, Susan Pickles,
JerriAnn Gray, Mary W Pfejl, Cheri Starling and Cindy Maynard lead the Accelerated
Reader charge.


By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
When Madison Acade-
my Headmaster, Michael
Akes, agreed to shave his
head as part of the Accel-
erated Reader Program, he
was completely aware of.
the magnitude of the com-
mitment. He ,was some-
what surprised and very
impressed however, at the.
relatively short amount of
time it took readers to
reach the 2500-point level
that earned them his hair.
The idea was simple
enough. Starting as young'
as first graders, readers
earn points for reading.
Kelly Zimmerly, the Li-
brary/Media Specialist at
the school, heads up the,
Accelerated Reader pro-
gram. "'The kids worked
so hard. Mr. Akes knew he
,would likely get shaved, it
fi.'hfapperid "so qfickli:"
Zimmerly noted.
The theme of the No-
vember 16 celebration had
Akes as "The Lone
Ranger" and Zimmerly as
his capable sidekick, "Ton-
to." True to their charac-
ters, the two teamed with
instructors throughout
the school, who also joined
in by painting their hair
blue (some wore wigs) for
this noteworthy accom-
plishment.
The number of partici-
pants was as notable as the
level of achievement. Ges-
turing with his hands high
off the floor: Akes told par-
ents attending the celebra-
tion, "'I don't know if you
realize the number of


books that goes into this
level of points; it's huge."
When -it was all said
and done though, there was
only one item on the agen-
da. The rising tide of cheer-
ing from the kids made that
point of the occasion very
clear as well.
"Shave his head! Shave
his head! Shave his head!"
rang out over and over as
the clippers were adjusted
and the shaving cream se-
cured. A brief quiet fol-
lowed, as both parents and
pupils leaned forward on
their seats.
With the first swipe of
the clippers, the crowd
erupted and fifteen minutes
later Akes looked ready for
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you give your word, you
keep it. 'I'm so proud of
you, and I did this because
of your great effort."
Judge Wetzel Blair
opened the event, which
also included recognition
for citizenship, school spirit
and academic achieve-
ments.
This year marks the
40th anniversary for Madi-
son Academy And if the
Accelerated Reader pro-
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next forty, like the last,
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changed every two years; extended-life coolants last about
8 U5"/97" 676 five years. Check for leaking or soft hoses and replace.
R I, Also, be sure to check the radiator or coolant tank pressure
cap, .
c Lubrication
To ease engine start-up during cold weather, use a mul-
tiviscosity oil such as Mobil 1 OW-30 or Mobil 1 5W-30,
TofC which will help protect you car at temperatures below
zero. Low-viscosity oils not only speed start-up, but help re-
SRduce Swear by flowing oil quickly to critical engine parts.
1512 E. Base St. Madison, FL Fully synthetic oils, such as Mobil 1, are specifically de-
signed to protect your engine in all temperatures.
850-973-1230 Tire Pressure
Examine your tires, checking for excessive wear and
ewir &IJtiI Ties proper inflation. Good tread is needed to stay safe on snow
Mastercfrt and ice. Additionally both underinflation and overinfla-
iinnn tion are undesirable. Low pressure increases wear and fuel
AMUWIi consumption, while overpressure can reduce traction, es-
IV#54796 R, pairs pecially in icy conditions. If you live in an area with heavy
snowfall, consider snow tires.
Vehicle Warm-up
o a i^ Let your car idle for a few seconds to make sure the lu-
S. brication is circulated throughout the engine, providing
D protection. It's not necessary to idle for a long time, as that
Tires Allutomotie simply wastes fuel and offers no more protection than a
I UsedTires: few seconds of idling will. Nonetheless, drive easily at
New & Used Tires first.
All Types of Auto Repair ,* Dealing with Ice
Family Owned Make sure you have window ice scrapers and deicers
& Operated for the locks. When you're stuck, having a small shovel is
UW NOWU useful to dig out of the snow. The weight of a bag of sand
DO RUTO in the trunk will give added traction in rear-wheel-drive
DETRILING! vehicles and can be used to sprinkle on the snow and ice to
gain better traction.
31RosRd.Tallahassee, FL Keep Fuel in the Tank
Off Woodville Hwy. next to Revef's Meat Mrkt. Never let the fuel tank drop below the half-full mark. A
850-656-1984 sudden storm with unexpected heavy snowfall could leave
you stranded for hours. Having an adequate fuel supply
Pro F it will allow you to idle the engine from time to time to keep

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12-Year-Old Kills First Deer
Gavin Dickinson, age 12, killed his first deer on No-
vember 16. The deer was a six-point buck. Gavin is pic-
tured with his father, David Dickinson.


What Is Your]
By Mikel Williams,
Soil Conservationist, Natural
Resources Conservation Service, *
Madison County.
Do you have a good basic under-
standing of what fish and wildlife
need to survive?
You probably do if you can an-
swer the questions below correctly
Choose only one answer for
each.
1. Everything you do on your-
land affects wildlife.
a. True
b. False
2. What are the basic needs of
wildlife? (choose best answer)
a. Food, water, cover and space
b. Food, water, and shelter
c. Food, water, and a place to
raise young
d. Food, water, and winter
cover
3. Which habitat statement
below is most nearly correct?
a. What is good for one species
of wildlife is good for all others
as well.


Photo submitted
On November 10, 2007 at 7:30 a.m., Monica Lookabill,
daughter of Marty and Janice Lookabill, killed this mon-
ster 14 point with a 19 inch inside spread weighing in at
202 pounds. This is Monica's fourth deer she's ever
killed, but definitely the biggest. "I was just so proud that
my daddy got to see me kill this buck because he taught
me everything I know about hunting," states Monica.


Fish And Wildlife Habitat IQ?


b. Individual species have
specific habitat needs.
c. Habitat you create for one
species will be wrong for all
others.
4. A soft, gradual transition
from crop field to other habitat is
better for more species than an
abrupt change.
a. True
b. False
5. Rotational grazing helps
birds as well as cows.
a. True
b. False
6. The best conservation prac-
tices for fish and wildlife habitat
include:
a. restored wetlands, streamside
buffers and ponds
b. windbreaks, diverse grass
plantings, and clean water
c. connecting corridors, and
managed timber and grassland
d. All of the above
7. Which is not a good general


rule for habitat plantings?
a. Prefer natives over exotics
b. Use a variety of plants
c. Create habitat away from
water
d. Use plants that offer food and
cover for wildlife
8. You may benefit grassland
birds by disking old grass.
a. True
b. False
Bonus: Can an owl really turn
its head completely around?
No. It isactually a three-quarter
turnquickly, giving the
appearance of a full turn.
For more information on
wildlife habitat, check the web at
http://www. whmi.nrcs. usda.gov/an


imals.html or stop by our office at:
NRCS-Madison County,
1416 East US 90, Suite B,
Madison, FL 32340,
(850)973-6595 x113.


Answers: 1.a; 2.a; 3.b; 4.a; 5.a;
6. d; 7.c; 8.a


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Buying Christmas toys is a struggle for many peo-
ple who have young children on their lists needing pre-
sents. Crazes like the "T.M.X. Elmo" can cause panic
for many parents and grandparents who want to get
their child the "in" item. However, a plethora of toys
exist that can offer just as much to children as the
newest trendy item. Knowing the likes and dislikes of
a gift recipient can help, but consider buying outside
of a child's interests in order to spark kids' creativity.
Christmas Toys for Babies
Picking out a toy for babies and toddlers at Christ-
mas can be difficult, especially for those who do riot
have small children at home. While it can be hard to
pick out a toy for kids this young, keep a few things in
mind to make the task easier.
First of all, very young children are attracted to
noises. Look for crib toys, plushes, blocks, and other
f items that produce a song, animal noise, or other at-'
tractive sound. For the parents' sake, try to find items
where the noise-maker can be turned off if the par-
ents so desire.
Secondly look for items that are brightly colored
and designed. Bright yellows, blues, greens, reds, pur-
ples, and pinks help stimulate senses and attract small
children to the toy If you know the color scheme of the
child's room, consider items that-are in those colors.
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Look for item's that work to enhance a child's mo- recently include;
ability or fine motor skills. Putting together large
building blocks or using a large wooden puzzle can
help with these, skills. A walker or activity center, .
such as the LeapFrog LeapStart Learning Table, is a Jewe
good toy for toddlers as they learn to walk and do
'more complicated activities. It can be used while While it seem
standing up, helps with balance, and keeps kids busy the newest and gr
with songs andbright colors. do not forget the c
Toys for Boys and Girls inspire creativity
Older kids are able to ask for specific items. These of today's plastic
toys are usually the popular toy of the moment. They Christmas to'
are able to ask for certain items by name, and produce just about anywh
a list for family and friends of Christmas toys they range of tried-an
would like. help you narrow
Not everyone likes to purchase from a list. In fact, Suggestions f
sometimes toys not found on lists end up being the include:
kids' favorites. Keep in mind the child's likes and dis-
likes, and ask around work or with friends who have Classic games
kids that age to find out what the "it" items of the mo-
ment are.
Increasingly popular are toys related to charac-
ters in movies or on television. Disney movies and
games, action figures, and other toys related to the _
child's, favorite character are usually welcomed.
Blue's Clues, Dora the Explorer, and Bob the Builder
are also popular children's television series. For the
older child, Superman, Batman, Star Wars characters As with any g
and other "heroes" are good choices for gifts. returns. Children]
Toys that seem to be popular in recent years for item. or a part m
boys include: turn it. Giving tl
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Water guns
Model cars/trains/airplanes
Scooters
Christmas toys for girls that have been doing well


Barbie Dolls
Bratz dolls
Cabbage Patch Kids
elry or beadmaking kits
Traditional Toys
is everyone is obsessed with getting
:eatest electronic or trendy toy item,
classic toys of your own youth. They
and often hold up better than many
toys.
ys that are traditional can be found
ere. Back To Basics Toys has a wide
d-true toys, and even a gift finder to
choices.
or some traditional Christmas toys

Puzzles
(Monopoly, Trivial Pursuit, Sorry)
Building blocks
Books
Wagons
Bikes
Rocking horses
Instruments
Puppets
Play-Doh
gift item, try to include a receipt for
n may all ready have received an
ay break and they might need to re-
he receipt to parents can help keep
it in the excitement of Christmas


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Dedine For Clasifieds (50) 975,141e5:5 p~. Eer MnayS


Excavating Work
Land Clearing, Ponds, Stump Re-
moval, Demolition, and Roads. No
Job Too Small. Free Estimates. Call
Paul Kinsley at 850-973-6326
I build sheds, decks,
exterior carpentry work,
window and
door replacement.
Call Bob: 850-242-9342


Peacock's Landscaping
Lawn Irrigation
Drip Irrigation
Design & Free Estimates
(850) 973-2848






GARAGE SALE: DECEMBER
14TH & 15TH 7:00 am 2:00 pm
SR 255 south of 1-10 across from
Jimmy's Truck Stop. Appliances
for camp, church pews, furniture
clothes & much more.






DUNN'S
Lawn Mower Repair
Welding
New & Used Parts
850-973-4723
2089 NE State Road 6
Madison, FL 32340
FOR SALE
MOTOR HOME
APPLIANCES








25 lbs. of Clean
Newspapersjust $2
a bundle 973-4141
For Sale: The contents of 4 storage
units believed to be miscellaneous,
personal, and household items.
Sales will be Saturday, December
15, 2007 at 9 am sharp, at Madison.
Mini Storage located at 1098 East
U.S. 90 in Madison. For more in-
formation call 971-5744.
FOR SALE:
2 Glass Display Showcases
with velvet lining. 60" long, 20"
wide, 38" high. $300 for both.
1 Slot Machine with tokens
$125 850-929-4841






Wanted Farm land for long term
(5+years) lease to growx perennial
native warm season grasses for
seed and hay. Excellent food and
cover for doves, quail and deer.
Contact Joe Reams, III
850-948-1709
850-879-6481
sandyford@embarqmail.com
Need 10-20 chickens.
Maybe a rooster or two
also guineas and peafowls.
850-464-1165





Pitbull puppies Christmas pups
$50.00 850-948-6282





Luxury Apartments overlooking
the Courthouse Circle in downtown
Monticello, 3BR/2BA, $1050.
Monthly, Contact Katrina Walton at
510-9512
3BDR/2BTH Home with one acre,
near Greenville & 1-10 off 221 on
Sundown' Creek Road. Garage,
Large enclosed rear porch, Inside
newly painted, Laundry area, Cen-
tral heat & Air. $800. monthly.
Call Suzanne Day, 850-556-1111
Cambridge Manor
Apartments designed for Senior's
and Disabled. 1 & 2 bedrooms,
HUD vouchers accepted Call 850-
973-3786 TTY Acs 711.
Equal Housing Opportunity


Gc eenville Pointe
Apartments D
1, 2 & 3 BR HC & non-HC acces-
sible apts. Rental assistance may be
available. HUD vouchers accepted.
Call 850-948-3036. TDD/TTY
711. 192 NW Greenville Pointe
Trail, Greenville, FL 32331. Equal
Housing Opportunity

cVSouthem rVillas ofF
C_ adison 0C'partments

Rental assistance may be available.
HUD vouchers accepted. 1, 2, & 3
BR HC & non-HC accessible apts.
Call 850-973-8582, TDD/TTY
711. 315 SW Lawson Circle, Madi-
son, FL 32340. Equal Housing Op-
portunity
M FOR RENT
Mobile Home 3bdr/3bth
Mobile Home 2bdr/lbth
Both in Lee
WEEKLY RENTALS ALSO
AVAILABLE
850-973-4606
Home For Rent
3 bedrooms 1 bath
388 Church Ave. Greenville
Contact: Mrs. Mary Washington
850-948-2540
FOR RENT
Efficiency 1 BDR House with full
size bed. 2 Miles out of Town on
Highway 14.
Camper with full size bed. Elec-
tric & water included. (Camper
only) 850-973-6991
HOME FOR RENT in Lee,
FL. 3 BDR / 1 BTH, new carpet
& paint, central heat & air, large
laundry room $650 monthly, se-
curity deposit required. Possi-
blilty of selling with owner fi-
nancing at a later date. 850-971-
5444 ......-.


Pioneer
Excavating & Tractor
Services
Land Clearing, Ponds, Stump
Removal, Demolition, Roads,
Mowing, Discing, Box-Blading,
and Tilling.
We have top soil and fill dirt
Call Paul Kinsley
850-973-6326

Commercial/Industrial
Property
with state highway frontage-23
acres, Comer lots. Fronts both
Harvey Greene Drive and High-
way 53 South: Natural gas line,
8 inch water main, access to city
utilities, fire .hydrant, and ser-
vice from two power companies.
Property has easy access to I-10,
via SR 53 & SR 14. Will build to
suit tenant.
Call Tommy Greene
850-973-4141

$500 DOWN
With your land
Factory Direct Prices
No Middle Man!
Prestige Home Center
Lake City Florida
1-800-355-9385





DWMH For Sale
326 SE Vera Ave., Madison, FL
1,152 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms / 2 baths /
.50 acre lot
Price: $30,000 or make offer
Call (850) 402-8015
40 private acres in Glenwood
Forest subdivision. Beautiful
homes already built. Fantastic op-
portunity to own property with re-
strictions for all owners & family
members. Call 954-495-3841 or
gauchal @bellsouth.net
For Sale By Owner:
1/2 Acre Timber River Loop,
200ft river front.
Will divide for two.
$61,000. 727-360-4882


Bruce DuPuis 850-524-6194
A \\\ Lynette C. Sirmon, Broker Jay Davis 850-973-9990
Bruce Mitchell 850-933-4706
yLynette C. Sirmon 850-933- 6363
A ll Realty Services Willard Keen 850-971-5388
Jack Richards 850-929-4899
306 SW Pinckney Street Madison, FL Teresa Stavey 850673-1267
850-973-9990 Leonard Helfand 850-973-4073



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RAINBOW'S END, 2/2, OLICH! THIS IS HOT,
riverfront, one acre, new in 3 Bdrm, Brick, one acre,
2006, listed at appraised price, garage, under 5 minutes
$285,000 from town. $129,500






ANTIQUE LOVERS DREAM! SIT ON THE NEW PORCH,
Early 1900's Southern Colonial Farm & enjoy more of this 1994
House, pine floors, bead board walls/ceil- & ,more of this 1994
ings, central foyer entrance, porches en- Fleetwood 3/2 with new metal
closed, high ceilings, pickett fencing, roof, great room concept, just
Expansive gardening area. Let the radi- on the outside edge of tbwn.
ance and warmth of this home inspire
you to complete the restoration, $69,500

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MULTI USE LOCATION, VIVID HOT HUES! SIZZLIN STYLE.
live where you work, corner lot, Stocked Pond w/ central fountain.
3/2, new DW, workshop, 14x16 wkshp. w/ loft & 8x16 concrete
pad. Rec room 23x24 + hot tub, ce-
garage, fenced frontage actively ramic tile. Den w/frplc, formal LR &
used for commercial sales. DR, eat-in kitchen, 2.8 ac. landscaped.
$114,900 Immaculate condition.







- LITTLE CABIN-BIG HOUSE, BRING YOUR TOOL BELT,
DW with additions, storage imagination and finish to your taste. Original
ons, storage home built in 1978 w/addition built on in
'*bays, workshop; barns, screened '1998. Old homestead setting w/ oaks, pecans,
summer kitchen, 1 Bdrm Cabin, tangerine, pear, magnolias, perm.pasture,
afenced/crossed fenced, equip. shed& pole
2 acres under fence, 5 miles to barn, close to Cherry Lake, 16.59 acres, high
Suwannee River rolling terrain.


BURTON
REALTY AND AUCTION, INC.

309+ acres
Madison County, FL
Paved road frontage
Good interior road system
Food plots in place
Excellent recreation tract
Will divide, $3,900/ac
Two 1 acre lots on small lake
Pinetta area Madison County, own-
er financing 22,000 for both. Land-
callnow.com 941-778-7980
FOR SALE BY OWNER
5ac, Pinetta, Canopy county road
frontage, $42,995 with $2,500
down, $365 / month or $39,995
cash. 5ac. Lee, platted lot, houses
only $45,995 with $2,500 down,
$390 / month or $42,995 cash.
Call 850-973-4116
LOG HOMES
With as little as
$500 Down
Prestige Home Center
Lake City, Florida
1-800-355-9385

3 BR/2 BA Doublewide
$39,995
Factory Direct
Prestige Home Center
352-752-7751






$500 DOWN
With your land
Factory Direct Prices
No Middle Man!
Prestige Home Center
Lake City Florida
1-800-355-9385
3 BR/2 BA Doublewide
$39,995
Factory Direct
Prestige Home Center
352-752-7751


SSell It In The Classifieds

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H in the classified.


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Managers & Assistant Managers
Seeking highly motivated employ-
ees for the Convenient Store busi-
ness for .Madison,. Lamont &
Greenville areas. Offering compet-
itive salary, weekly pay, Vacation,
paid Holidays, Bonus & 401 K
Plan. Fax resume to Kim at 229-
559-3782 or call her at 352-494"-
7550 for more information.
$ Christmas Is Coming $
Earn gift dollars
Sell AVON part time
50% earnings
Kit Only $10
Call Dorothy ISR
(850) 973-3153
Wanted: Live-in caregiver for
kind elderly man in Madison.
'Call 305-807-0190.






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Greene Publishing, Inc. is now ac-
cepting applications for current as
well as future position openings.
Experience is preferred but we will
train the right individuals. Working
at the newspaper is fun rewarding,
fast paced and requires a person
that is outgoing and capable of
working easily under stress and
deadlines. No two days are ever the
same. Key full time or part-time
positions include:

Reporters
Advertising Sales Associates
Layout & Design
(Experience required)

If you're a responsible adult, punc-
tual, and have a great attendance
record, please fax your resume to
Ted at 850-973-4121, email to:
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V ^'^Antiques Glassware Collectibles Gifts & More
Yard Sale Visit the Tool Shop FRI- SUN 10 A.M. 4 P.M. We Buy
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OFFICE / BOOKKEEPING
Payroll clerk / Office Assistant
Manager. Approximately 6-7 hours
per day, Monday Friday, hours are
flexible. Office & general comput-
er experience needed. In the Lee
area. Fax Resume to 850-971-0006.


Recovery Specialist I (#2037)
ADULT
A Bachelor's degree from an ac-
credited university or college with a
major in counseling, social work,
psychology, criminal justice, nurs-
ing, rehabilitation, special educa-
tion, health education, or a related
human services field (a related hu-
man services field is one in which
major course work includes the
study of human behavior and devel-
opment) and have a minimum of
one year of full time or equivalent
experience working with adults ex-
' p'eilencing serious imentalFilT'ness 'or
a, bachelor's degree from an accred -
ited university or college and three
years full time-or equivalent experi-
ence working with adults experi-
encing serious mental illness.
School Based Recovery
Specialist II (#2270)CHILD
Masters degree from an accredited
university or college with a major
in the field of social work and one
year of professional experience in'
providing services to persons with
behavioral illness. Substance abuse
knowledge preferred. Some local
travel required. LICENSE PRE-
FERRED.
For more information of available
positions:
www.apalacheecenter org.
Human Resources
2634-J Capital Circle N.E.,
Tallahassee, FL.
Pre-Hire Drug Screen & FDLE
background check
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer Drug
Free Workplace


Immediate opening for a
Customer Service Professional
with an outgoing personality to
work with our Fortune 500 Cus-
tomers. Must have excellent orga-
nizational skills, experience with
Microsoft applications, and a good
working knowledge of Internet ap-
plications. Customer Service expe-
rience required.

Benefits, competitive wage & op-
portunity for growth. Please mail
or fax resume to:.
HR Dept., Corporate Graphics, PO
Box 650, Madison, FL 32341
Fax 850-973-1377
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NOTICE
To whom it may concern as November 30,2007 I Cynthia Reddick Ponder will not re-
sume responsibility for any debt concern the late Willie Mae ones whom known ad-
dress 1775 Georgetown Road Extension/P.O. Box 393, Madison, Florida 32340.
12-5 and 12-7

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA

IVY FINANCIAL CORPORATION,
a Florida Corporation,
Plaintiff,
CASE NO: 2007-149-CA


CARLOS G. PICART; ERMELINDA PICART; UNKNOWN
TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and UN-
KNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFEN-
DANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO
HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROP-
ERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED,


Defendants. .

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Default Final Judgment of Foreclo-
sure dated November 20,2007, in the above referenced case in which IVY FINANCIAL
CORPORATION, a Florida corporation, is Plaintiff, and CARLOS G. PICART; ER-
MELINDA PICART; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2;
andt UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIM-
ING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN
DESCRIBED, are Defendants, ITIM SANDERS, Clerk of the Court, will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash on the front steps of the West door of the Madison
County Courthouse in Madison, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. (or as soon thereafter as prac-
ticable), on the 20th day of December, 2007, the following described property set forth
in the Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure:
Lot 75, Norton Creek Subdivision, according to the plat thereof as
recorded in Plat Book 2, Pages 31 through 33. of the Public Records of
Madison Counn, Florida.
Subject to Restrictions and Protectlie Covenants as recorded in OR
Book 750, Pages 257-58, Official Records of Madison Counts. Florida
Together with all structures, improsemens,. figures. appliances, and ap-
purtenances on said property or used in conjunction therewith.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE.
IF ANY. OTHER THAN THE PROPER TN OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS


PENDENS MUST FILE A CLA MI WITHIN 60 DAYS I FT ER THE SALE.


[Note: In accordance wilh Rule 2.065. Florida Rules of Judicial Admin-
istration, please be advised as follows: If you are a person with a dis-
ability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this pro-
creeding. )ou are entitled, at no cost to you. to the provision of certain as-
isisance. Please contact Court Administrator. Post Office Box 1569.Lake
Cit. Florida 32056-1569, Telephone: 03861 758-2163, within tlo 121
workingg dais of our receipt of this Notice or pleading. If )ou are hear-
ing or %oice impaired, please call: 1-800-955-8771.1
% I TNESS ms hand and the official seal of said Court, this 21st day of Nosember. 2007
at Madison, Madison Count,. Florida.


TIM S%NDERS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY. FLORIDA
By: Christ) R. Wilson
Deputy Clerk


Scot B. Copeland
LAW OFFICES OF SCOT B. COPELAND. P.L.
FBN: 0156681 .
174 East Base Street
Madison, FL 32340
Ph: 850-973-4100
Fax: 850-9734194
Attorney for Plaintiff


11/30. 12/7


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
MADISON COUNT., FLORID.A
PROBATE DIVISION ,


File Number: 2007-110-CP


IN RE: ESTATE OF
IDA MAE JENNINGS,
Deceased.


NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate of IDA MAE'JENNINGS. deceased. File Number
2007-110-CP is pendingin the Circuit Court for Jefferson Count), Florida. Probate Di-
vision, the address of which is P.O. Box 237, Madison, Florida 323-11. The name and ad- -
dress of the personal representative and of the personal representative's attorney are V
set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All persons on whom this notice is served who have objections that challenge the sa- J
lidity of the will, the qualifications of the personal representative, senue, orjurisdiction
of this Court are required to file their objections with ihis Courn I THIN 7 HE L AT-
ER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the dale
of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court V, ITHIN
THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PLIBLI-
CATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the
estate of the decedent must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this Notice is November 30, 2007 Attorney For Per-
sonal Representative:

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P. 0. Box 247 5691 NW US 221'
Monticello, FL 32345 Greenville, Florida 32331
850-997-3503
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