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Our 144th Year, Number 33 Friday, April 17, 2009


Flooding Photos


Inside

See Pages 6-7A


Ruth
Ruth ^Waters' Body Found
Hagen e o ou1
Passes :
Away ,, The body of drowning victim found
P..- in flood waters approximately one
mile from where he was last seen.
J.D. Waters




Ruth Hagen
Ruth Dietrich Ha-
gen, a former typesetter
for Greene Publishing,
Inc. died on Friday. April
4.
Born Ruth Dietrich
in Cooperstown, N.D., on
Nov. 25, 1923, to Fred and
Mary Dietrich, she grad-
uated from Sutton High
School in 1941 and at-
tended the State School
of Science in Wahpeton,
N.D.
Ruth married Gor-
don Hagen, her high Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Michael Curtis, April 10, 2009
school sweetheart, in Fish and Wildlife Commission officers search the flooding waters of the
1943, and, together. they Withlacoochee with a high-tech underwater camera on Friday, April 10, looking
Please see Ruth Hagen, for the body of J.D. Waters.
Page 4A
By Jacob Bembry citizen Troy Platt, who water.. '
FHP To' Greene Publishing, Inc. were out on the waters in Stewart said that the
The body of J.D. Wa- an airboat searching for body was found. m some
e d ict ters, which went missing the body, found the body vines in a wooded area.
in the flood waters of the approximately one mile Stewart and Richard-
Sobriety Withlacoochee River on downstream from where son put Waters' body in a
Sunday, April 5, has been waters went in. body bag and placed him
SCheck point recovered. "They found him in the back of the boat.
eAccording to Madi- about 11:30 a.m. on Tues- The body was trans-
The Florida High- son County Sheriff Ben day, April 14," Stewart ported to the medical ex
way Patrol with the as- Stewart, Chief Deputy said. "He was in about Please see Waters
distance of other state Epp Richardson and local four-and-a-half feet of Found, Page 4A
dnd local law enforce-
ment agencies will be EOC Gets Great Praise From
conducting a sobriety
checkpoint on Friday, State Emergency Management
April 17, from 9 p.m. un-
til 3 a.m., April 18. The h
be located on SR- 53 at SE
dBalboa Drive in Madison
County. Realizing the
dangers of impaired dri- .
ving, the Florida High- ,
' ay Patrol and assisting
Agencies want to educate
the public, remove im-
paired drivers from the
r'padways of Florida,
and help ensure a safe
driving environment for
all:of Florida's citizens.
A sobriety checkpoint
helps address all of the
above-mentioned needs.
Greene
Publishing, Inc.
Coloring
Contest
Winners Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Michael Curtis, April 15, 2009
Announced' Madison County EOC Program Director Vicki Brown joins emergency per-
The miners of the sonnel at the Essential Services Center at the Old Lee School, which serves as
Greene Publishi Inc the staging area for flood recovery. Pictured left to right: ESC Manager Steve
Eastene oloisng, contest Carter, Program Coordinator Vicki Brown, ESC Coordinator Stormy LeBlanc, and
aster coloring contest Red Cross Rep. Sonya Webb. Pictured in inset: Emergency Management Director
S ae Ages 2-4: Jim Stanley.
Patrick White By Michael Curtis last great flood was one Flood." It was that rare.
Ages 5-8: Greene Publishing, Inc. hundred years ago Fortunately, for the
Alissa Roland When officials from though, rather meaning displaced residents and
Ages 9-13: weather and emergency that such a flood is very their loved ones
.Courtney Strickland agencies talk about the rare, implying it would throughout the county,
Please come by our magnitude of the record only happen every hun- the quality and profes-
bffices between 8 a.m. flood that engulfed large dred years or so. By the sionalism of those
hnd 5 p.m. Monday thru portions of Madison time the waters finally charged with respond-
Friday to pick up your County, they initially crested along the Withla- ing to it were equally
prize, which is 4 passes said that it broke the coochee and Suwannee, rare and excellent,
to the movies. "100-year Flood Plain." however, officials were namely Emergency
SCongratulations on This.historical reference talking about it in terms Please see Emergency
your win. doesn't mean that the of being a "500-year Management, Page 4A


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Madison, Florida


Four Freedoms

Festival This

Weekend
Page 3B


Taxed Enough

Already
Citizens Express Concern
Over Taxes At Tea Party


Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Michael Curtis, April 15. 2009
Bipartisan support was shown for the public pe-
tition rolled out at the Madison County Tea Party,
which was accompanied by hundreds of letters to
state and federal officials.

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Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Michael Curtis, April 14, 2009
Mike Williams kicks off the "Tea Party" at the
Madison County Courthouse lawn, as Abe Lincoln
and Uncle Sam join in support. Similar Tax Day
protests took place nationwide.

Flood Victims

Moving Into

Recovery Period
By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
When the State Emergency Response Team
(SERT) rolled into Madison County in response to
record flooding that claimed at least and over 100
homes, the new Emergency Operations Center on
Harvey Greene Drive was established as the Joint
Operations Center for the region. Emergency spe-
cialists from counties throughout the state joined
actions that began with Emergency Management
Director Jim Stanley and Program Coordinator
Vicki Brown several days prior, as the team con-
tinued focus on evacuation and support effoi'ts.
On the ground, these directives were spear-
headed by dozens of local volunteer fire and res-
cue teams in coordination with Fish and Wildlife
Officers and Sheriff's personnel. Numerous faith-
based groups stepped up as well. In fact, residents
throughout the county demonstrated their com-
munity support so effectively that most of those
who were forced out of their homes didn't depend
on Red Cross and other emergency resources, as
displaced flood victims were quickly offered lodg-
ing among family and friends.
There has been an emotional toll, however,
and it is likely to remain even after the waters re-
turn to normal, especially as both officials and
victims anx-
Please see Flood Victims, Page 4A


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Legals.


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Viewpoints & Opinions


Friday, April 17, 2009


Something


Special


Happened
"I am profitably engaged in reading the Bible.
Take all of this Book that you can by reason and the
balance by faith, and you will live and die a better
man. It is the best Book, which God has given to
man." -Abraham Lincoln
-: This week, -something special happened in
Madison. While people were sleeping safely in their
beds, it was still happening. While school children
were sitting in class, listening to'their teachers or
reading their books, it still happened. As the flood-
waters began to recede, it was happening.
.The Word of .God was being read aloud in the
Four Freedoms Park in Madison for everyone to
hear. ,Sometimes, the words were enjoyable and
sometimes they were not so enjoyable. There were
promises of blessings and warnings of curses..
Nevertheless, God's Word was read and I believe-
that Madison County benefited because of it.
Everyone who had a part in the reading of God's
Word; from the readers to the organizers to those
who handled the sound equipment, my applause
goes out to you.
The Bible says: "So shall my word be that goeth
forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me
void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and
it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it." (Isaiah
55:11) ,, .
Madison County will be blessed by the reading
of the Holy Bible,during Four Freedoms Week. ,

ori Pres s O




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Publisher
Emerald Greene
Editor
Jacob Bembry
Production Manger
Heather Bowen
Staff Writers
Michael Curtis and
Bryant Thigpen
Graphic Designers
Stephen Bochnia
and James Sutler
Advertising Sales
Representatives
Mary Ellen Greene.
Dorothy McKinney
and Jeanette Dunn


Classified and
Legal Ads
Stacy Martin
Deadline for classilieds
is Monday at 3 p.m
Deadline for
legal adertisenienrs is
Welhesday at 5 p.m
There will be a $3 charge
for affida its.
Circulation
Department
Sheree Miller and
Bobbi Light
Subscription Rates:
In-County $30
Out-of-County $38
(State & local
taxes included)


-Since 1865-
"Telling it like it is with honesty and integrity."
'be mflaison 1ntetprtis-
Rccorctr
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 Office 32340. Publication No. 177.400.
POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The
Madison Enterprise-Recorder, P.O. Drawer 772, Madi-
son, FL 32341-0772.
This newspaper reserves the right to reject any ad-
vertisement, news matter or subscriptions that, in the
opinion of the management, will not be for the best inter-
est of the county and/or the owners of this newspaper, and
to investigate any advertisement submitted.
All photos given to Greene Publishing Inc. for pub-
lication 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 pho-
tos beyond said deadline.


Letters to the Editor are typed word for word, comma for comma, as sent to this newspaper,

Strangers And

Neighbors....Who Are They?
I took a walk in'my neighborhood yesterday and dress to suit our taste, or has tattoos and body pierc-
something interesting happened.... There's a ing, remeinber just be kind, genuinely and truly
playground near my home, and as I passed, a father kind. God will let you know if .you should take action'
and his young daughter were just beginning to see- or not, and He has given us the good sense to know
saw. The father and I exchanged greetings, and as I when to leave some things alone.
walked on by, the daughter asked her dad, "Why did Now, moving on the comment made about 'the'
you talk to that stranger?" I heard him chuckle (one neighbors" in Texas I like right where I'm at, thank,
of those'we give when we know we're caught), but you very much. Don't think I'd much care to have,
was too far away by now to hear his-answer. neighbors like that. But, (and there always is one) in
As a child I remember my parent's admonition Galatians 5:1.4 God tells us, "For the law is fulfilled if'
time after time, "And DO NOT talk to strangers." As one word, even in this, 'You shall love your neighbor
a parent, I have spoken the very same words to my as yourself." Do we really know who our neighbors'
child. After the events of this past weekend, this lit- are? Are they just someone who lives next door or
tie girl's question today brought on a lot of thought. dowh the street, or someone we work with or attend
We all know or know of some families who have church with"
been displaced because of flooding in our communi- A lawyer asked Jesus in Luke 10:29, "But he,'
ties lately My family had the privilege to be part of a wanting to justify himself, said to Jesus, 'And who is
group of many who were able to help a family move my neighbor?" Jesus answered him with the parable,
to dryer ground. When we were all done with the of the Good Samaritan. Most of us are familiar with'
moving and had settled down a..bit, we were dis- this story. Whether you are or not, I urge you to.read
cussing-the day's events when someone said, "Be glad it. Remember while you're reading the story, the 'reli-'
you don't live in Texas. You may speak to your neigh- gious" person and the upstanding pillar of the. com--
bor when munity passed by on the other side of the road. They-
you. leave in the morning and return in the evening, either didn't want to take the time to get involved or,
but you could never expect their help in a situation clearly didn't have the want to to help. The true disci-
like this." How very sad, don't you think? ple, of God is the one who took the time to handle the
Now, getting back to our little girls' ques- immediate need, and make arrangements for any up-
tion....wouldn't it be much better if, we taught our coming needs.,
children never talk to strangers unless we're with Sometimes we think we've done a good thing by
them? This may help them as' they grow to under- doing something for someone we know. This is a good
stand the meaning of the "stranger" we speak of. Not start, f or if we learn to minister to each other, then
all strangers are evil. As adults, we've learned to de- we can minister to strangers. Too many times we
termine if the stranger'is good or bad. Sometimes if help others only to make ourselves look good to whoe
the determination is wrong, the outcome can be dev- ever might be watching Wouldn't it be best for God to:
stating. As be the one who's impressed with us?
parents our job is to love, teach, nurture and protect I challenge you to try something just give it
our children the best we .can. All parents have a fear week. Start each day with 'Lord, help meto do all I do
of their child meeting that "stranger" (all the better today for Your. glory and to respond in kindness and
to encourage them to stay in groups of more than love to all people and all situations." Repeat this
two)' throughout the day. Do I get it right all the time?
Wouldn't it be better for our children to learn this Nope, not even close most times, but I gotta keep try-
with us? How else will they be prepared to determine ing.
the differences on their own? If all the world would attempt to live lives that
In Hebrews 13:2, God tells us, "Do not forget to en- glorify God (and encourage each other to do so daily),'
tertain strangers, for by doing so some have unwit- then would we begin to enjoy and appreciate life to1
tingly entertained angels." Please don't flip out and the extent God intended.
interpret this as I think we should take everyone we It just might help us out with our
meet and don't know home with us or pick up every "stronger/neighbor' issues aswell. .
person we see walking along the highway. What I do
mean is, even if someone "smells funny", or doesn't K.C. Vickers


AL.....RIE AE U CSTWM ltPALiVVS O O. T HCKUT US 1%ISADE T CVR OUR


By Michael Curtis
"What Is One Of Your Favorite
Easter Memories?"


Joe Odom

When I joined
the fire depart-
ment in 1965,
we would hide
eggs and do
other Easter,
stuff with the
kids.


Cindy Thomas


~71


I'll always re-
member the
Easter egg
hunts with the
kids at their
grandparents,
James and
Belle Bell.

Kathy McCollum
We would put on
our new Easter
clothes and go to
my grandparents
for a big meal and
an egg hunt. My
father and uncle
even started mak-
ing money eggs to
keep us interested
when we got older


Leonard Miller


When my oldest
son was about
thirteen, I remem-
ber laughing when
my wife was hid-
ing eggs and she
caught all the
boys looking out
the window to see
where she was
putting them.


Holly Blalock

As a child I'll
always remem-
ber the times to-
gether with my
family.




Laysha Gilbert

I remember go-
ing to my grand-
mother's when I
was twelve and
taking a picture
with the Easter
bunny.


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Madison Enterprise-Recorder 3A


: E a r 1 y
childhood, the
years from
bfrth to eight '
is; an incredi- Iision Ser
ble time in a -.'.
child's life. 'aim Dougl
From birth to .. C lumnis
three years of
age, the brain
is, developing ingin C
in response to Bringing C
a child's envi-
ronment. Un- Together
like other together I
body organs
that are tiny versions of the adult, a
baby's brain is not yet organized and
undergoes rapid growth and change
during the early years of life. All ar-
eas 6f growth -are affected by the
childhood experience; physical, cog-
nitive, social and emotional growth
ocurs as a child interacts with the
world around. .
>, Week of the Young Child is April
19 25th, a time to reflect on our ef-
forts as a community.to provide a
high-quality experience for all'of our
children. This week honors more
than 35 million children from birth
through age eight in America and
the families, teachers and other
Adults who help children make the
post of the opportunities of their
early years.
:. The National Association fdr the
Education of Young Children (NA-
EYC) challenges all of us to take.re-
sponsibility for the quality of our
children's experiences. If we value,
our children, our families, our
schools and our community, we must
make accessible, affordable, high-
,quality early childhood education a
priority
Author, Robert Fulghum, de-
scribed the value of .a quality child-
liood education in his book, "All I
Really Need To Know I Learned In.
Kindergarten." This whimsical au-
thor liked to be known for his un-
common -thoughts on common
things. To help celebrate Week of the
Young Child, I would like to share his
writing on early childhood educa-
tion.


Communities

For Children


of the
graduate-
school
mountain,
but there
in the
sandpile
at Sunday
School.
These are
the things
I learned:
* Share
every-
thing
* Play fair.


Don't hit people.
Put things back where you found
C them.
Clean up your own mess.
* Don't take things that aren't yours.
Say you're sorry when you hurt
somebody.
Wash your hands before you eat.
Flush.
SWarm cookies and cold milk are
good for you.
Live a balanced life -- lean some
and think some
And draw and paint and sing and
dance
* And play and work every day some.
Take a nap every afternoon,..
When you go out into the world,
watch out for traffic; hold hands,
and stick together.
Be aware of wonder.

An enriched early childhood ex-
perience grows balanced, capable
children who are ready for a life-
time of learning. Each of us can
take responsibility to ensure that
all of our children have the oppor-
tunity to experience a rich learning
environment. Read to young chil-
dren, talk to them, volunteer your
time and take an active role in
shaping policies that affect early
childhood education. If you, take
this challenge to heart, you too will
rediscover the wonder of child-
hood.


Kudos To Lee VFD


My mind,
dear readers,
is so filled
with conflict-
ing emotions
that I know rh
not where to
begin. Last ..
week, I wrote
of how won-
derful our
Centennial celebration was and
thanked everyone profusely.
For the past week, however, up-
permost in my thoughts has been the
predicament of so many, including
friends and neighbors, who have lost
so much and are temporarily we sin-
cerely hope homeless. At times like
these is when the Lee Community, es-
pecially its wonderful fire and rescue
personnel, opens its hearts and
homes to its neighbors as well as
strangers who are in need. At times
like these, also, is when Madison
County's volunteer fire departments
- all of which never see a payday from
their organizations show their met-
al, the iron which keeps them going
in times of crisis, often for 24-hour
days without sleep and with only a
quick snack on the .run. And some-


r* S


The family of the late
: Sallie Mae Brown ex-
presses sincere gratitude:
to' our many friends,*
:neighbors, all local.
*churches and her family:'
at Madison Nursing Cen-:
* ter for your many acts of
kindness and expressions
lf d7 thiirina th nnccinn


The University of Florida Exten- v ,, ,. .,
sion/,IFAS Madison County is an of our loved one. -We will
Equal Employment Opportunity Af- be forever grateful and:
firmative Action Employer autho- pray God's rich blessings.


Most of what I really rized td provide research, will continue to be be-
need to know educational information and other e stowed upon you
Abouthow to live and what to do -services only to individuals and in- n.. .,
and how to be stitutions that function without re- .
learned in kindergarten. gard to race, color, sex, age, The Family
Wisdom was not at the top handicap or national origin. .

W INNw


u r/


elma Thompson
Guest Columnitt.
. 4:*;.*** ..^ .A ^


times, in spite
of all they do,
people are
lost as the
raging waters
took the' life
of J.D. Wa-
ters.
The sym-
pathy of the
entire Lee


community, most all of who knew
him well, goes out to his family.
And now, I need to make a correc-
tion both my typist and the typeset-
ter managed to omit in my thanks last
week to the entertainers the Gibbs
Family singers, who, excepting the
Marine Band, were the best of all. If
you have the opportunity to hear
them, be sure to do so. I recommend
them highly.
I leave you now with the following:
If March winds bring
April showers
And April showers bring
May flowers
If May flowers bring June bugs
What's does July bring?
July flies!
Into August -
bring it on.


WpMai -










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Friday, April 17, 2009


Madison County...


4/8
Thomas Keith
Faucette Aggravated
battery
4/9
Hilary Allen Do-
mestic violence
Pamela John-
son Domestic vio-
lence
Hermena Victoria
McDaniel VOP (coun-
ty)
4/10
Marquis Serrod
Baynard VOP (coun-
ty, offense battery)
.Lee Oliver Curry -
Resisting without vio-
lence
Frederick Ernest
Marshall Flee-
ing/attempting to
elude, driving while li-,
cense suspended, tres-
passing, resisting
without violence
Jason Arnold
Miller Possession of
a controlled substance
(cocaine), driving
while license suspend-
ed, possession .of drug
paraphernalia
Vincent Vidal
Mitchell VOP (cir-
cuit)
Calvin Johnson -
Battery (domestic vio-
lence)


Flood Victims

cont from Page 1A


4/11
Solomon Greene
Jenkins Possession of
marijuana less than 20
grams
Derek Wayne Sim-
mons Possession of
marijuana less than 20
grams, driving while li-
cense suspended or re-
voked, using a drivers
license from another
state
Abraham Moreno -
No valid drivers li-
cense
4/12
Shelton Decon
Sanders Leaving the
scene of a crash with
injury, driving while li-
cense suspended
Amanda Sue Math-
is Criminal registra-
tion
4/13
LaQuinton Jarrod
Dobson VOP (circuit)
Willie Charles Wig-
gins Criminal regis-
tration
4/14
Robert Nelson Sim-
mons Domestic vio-
lence
Kevin Lamar Pryor
- Criminal registration
Henry Jermaine
Fead Disorderly con-
duct


JJU5-i r


iously await formal declarations from the Federal
Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which is
expected' shortly. There has even been unfortunate
speculation that county officials delayed the process
in some manner by not executing necessary docu-
mentation in a timely manner, which is absolutely
false. In fact, the reality was just the opposite, with
immense praise going to all Madison County emer-
gency personnel. Still, it illustrates how the loss and
the pain from such a disaster can be overwhelming.
As roads open and life returns to normal, any-
one who has been displaced by the flood is urged to
contact the EOC at (850) 973-3698, or drop by the Es-
sential Services Center at the Old Lee School be-
tween 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Lastly, this reporter joins the Lee community
and the entire county in mourning the loss of J.D.
Waters, and at the same time is so grateful also to all
emergency personnel and volunteers that came to-
gether and their tireless efforts to protect all who
were affected by this natural disaster.
Michael Curtis can be reached at
Michael@greenepublishing.com


Emergency

Management
cont from Page 1A
Management Director Jim Stanley and EOC Pro-
gram Coordinator Vicki Brown.
It was only a few weeks ago that Stanley
stood in front of a standing-room-only gathering
at the groundbreaking of the newly operied
Emergency Operations Center praising BroWn
and celebrating the state-of-the-art facility. I
Of course, there was no way of knowing that
the facility would be put into full use so shortly
after opening. They were ready, and in the end,
dozens of state emergency personnel from the
highest county and state emergency agencies de-
scended upon the center, and have literally been
working non-stop since to ensure every one, in
need is served fully and faithfully.
Of course, their direction is only as good as
the fine men and women of the volunteer fire
and rescue crews that also worked around the
clock, often .with no sleep, but never complain-
ing, many canceling vacations to stay and help.
The county, as usual, demonstrated its devotion
to its people.
As the situation moves from the emergency
phase to the recovery phase, and anxious resi-
dents wait to return home, huge praise is de-
served for all who stepped up so effectively, with
a few extra kudos to Stanley and Brown for their
prompt and effective response, as well as their
enduring commitment to seeing every display ed
resident made whole.
Michael Curtis can be reached 'at
michael@greenepublishing.com.


Waters Found


cont from Page 1A


miner's office in Tallahassee on Wednesday to de-
termine an official cause of death.
On April 5, law officers had been in the area and
had tried to get J.D. Waters to leave his residence on
the raging Withlacoochee River earlier.
"He told us that a
friend was coming to get
him and he would wait
S':' for the friend," Stewart
said. "He. didn't wait for
the friend to bring a boat
7 a.GREENEP-- and he waded out into
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teers helped search the murky waters for the bo iy
for nine days. An underwater camera was used dpr-
*ing the search. ;
Stewart said that Waters' daughter, Christine,
who is from St. Petersburg, was here for the entire
search.
Stewart said he wanted to thank everyone who
has assisted in the recovery and.relief efforts.
A fund has been set up to defray J.D. Waters' fu-
neral expenses at the Madison County Community
Bank. Donations can be made, there or maile.dtqgO.
Box 834, Madison; FL 32341. Make checks payable&to
the J.D. Waters Funeral Fund.


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ranched and farmed near Sutton until 1949, when they moved to Minneapolis,
Minn. In time, Gordon owned and operated a long-haul trucking operation.
While Gordon Was on the road, Ruth managed the business, raised their chil-
dren and worked as an executive secretary at Woolworth's.
When Woolworth's closed their Minneapolis offices, Ruth was asked to
move to New.York City to work as the executive secretary of Woolworth's senior
vice president. She chose, instead, to remain in Minneapolis and to work as an
executive secretary at Burlington Railroad until she and Gordon were coaxed y
Ruth's brother and sis-
ter-in-law, Melvin and
Opal Dietrich, into es-
capingthe harsh winters
of Minnesota to live by
them near Madison.
Ruth and Gordon
lived in their home near W L
Madison since 1979.
While in Madison,
Ruth enjoyed working
for several years at The
Madison County Carrier. H A
Ruth loved her fami-
ly, her neighbors and all
her friends at St. Vincent
de Paul Catholic Church,
where, for a few years,
she volunteered as the
church organist. Ruth
also assisted as a volun-
teer at the local food
shelf.
Ruth was a friend to C e l0g i0l
all she met. She loved to anba il efrp tg h
laugh, and did so often.
Sle was a devoted and
faithful catholic.' She
will be deeply missed by
all who knew her.
A memorial ser-
vice for Ruth was held on
Vincent de Paul Catholic Businessesare
Church in Madison.
She is survived by Raffling GREAT
her beloved husband of
66 years, Gordon Hagen,
of Madison; sons and
daughter: Russ (Bever-
ly), Barb (Louis).and Ar-
lan (Sue);
grandchildren: Tony Ha-
gen, Robin Molnar,
Dawn Hildebrant, Louis
Hildebrant, Jr., Sara Ha-
gen and Amy Hagen; and
great-grandchildren:
Machenzie, Brandon and
Evan.


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April 18
The Florida DEP's
Stephen Foster Folk Cul-
ture Center State Park
will host a beaded bangle
bracelet workshop on
Saturday, 'April 18, from
. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost
qf the workshop is $20
-and includes all supplies
,and park admission. For
additional information
or to register for the
workshops, please call
' ($86) 397-1920 or visit
.www.stephenfosterCSO.o
S rg-
April 18
The Florida DEP's.
Stephen Foster Folk Cul-
,.,ture Center State Park
Swill host a beginning wa-
tercolor workshop on
,Saturday, April 18,.from 1
,.p.m. until 5 p.m. This wa-
,tprcolor workshop is de-
signed for the beginner
-through the intermedi-'
,ate level weekend artist
'nd to the artist working
.;n another medium who


Edgar C.

Maddox


would like to try working
in watercolor. The work-
shop is $35 and includes
park admission, all sup-
plies and one painting
matted and ready to
frame. The course in-
cludes personal instruc-
tion and is limited to six
people. For additional in-
formation or to register
for the workshops,
please call (386) 397-1920
or visit
www.stephenfosterCSO.o
rg.
April 18
Madison First Bap-
tist Church will host an
open house in the 1898
sanctuary on the corner
.of W Pinckney St. and
Orange Ave. The open
house. is in conjunction
with the Four Freedoms
Festival and will be from
11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on
Saturday, April 18.
Everyone is invited to
come visit this beautiful
historic building.


Wilmer

L. Bell


Capt. Edgar, Charles
Maddox, 71, longtime
S'resident of Florence,
'-Ala., died Monday April
13, 2009, at NHC HilUview.
Funeral services
'-ere conducted at noon
pn Thursday at Oakes &
Nichols, with Pastor.
John Fuller officiating.
Burial will be in Polk
-Memorial Gardens, with
military honors provid- Mr. Wilmer L. Bell, 74,
'ed by Herbert Griffin of died April 13,2009 at Indian
American Legion Post River Medical Center, Vero
19. Notes of sympathy Beach.
may be sent to the family He was born in Lee,
at www.oakesandnic- and lived in Vero Beach for
hols.com. 47 years comingfromMadi-
A native of Madison, son.
S-Capt. Maddox was the Mr. Bell was a member
son of the late Charles of Cornerstone Baptist Fel-
S: ack Maddox and Mable lowship, Sebastian.
Alice Story Maddox. He Survivors include his
graduated from Madison wife of 55 years, Carlene
High School and served Bell of Vero Beach; son,
in the U.S. Air Force. Wilmer Roy L. Bell Jr. of
Capt. Maddox Winter Beach; daughters,
S esided in Williamson, Darlene Williams of Madi-
': a., where he was em-. sonr Marilyn Nelson and
played as a pilot for East- Barbara Ann Wight both of
ern Airlines until his Vero Beach, Donna Bell of
retirement. For many Sebastian; sisters, Martha
years, he farmed in the Provan and Marie McNicol
St. Joseph, Tenn., com- both of Lee, Carolyn Har-,
-munity. He was a mem- rington of Valdosta, Ga.,
her of Mt. Nebo Baptist eight grandchildren, six
: : 'Church in St. Joseph. great-grandchildren. He
: Survivors include was preceded in death by
flis wife of 47 years, his son, Keith Bell.
aPaulette Brown Maddox Memorial contribu-
'::of Florence, Ala.; daugh- tionsmaybemadetoAmer-
er, Tracy Maddox of Co- ican Diabetes :Association,
S 'umbia; son, Mitch *1500 West Cypress Creek
: ;^Beth) Maddox "of Road, Suite 104, Fort Laud-
Franklin, Tenn.; and two erdale, FL33309 in memory
Grandsons, Gabriel of Mr. Wlmer L.Bell, Sr.
lCharles Maddox and Viewing will be 5-8
S, 3raham Joseph Maddox., p.m. on April 17, 2009, at
-' ., .....Strunk Funeral' Home,
Vero Beach. Funeral ser-
vices will be 10 a.m. .on
: P; JApril 18,2009 at the funeral
-~ home with the Rev Stan
Sparkman, Cornerstone
Baptist Fellowship, officiat-
ing.
Burial will be at Win-
S; ter Beach Cemetery Winter
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Saturday in April
The Florida DEP's
Stephen Foster Folk Cul-
ture Center State Park.
will host a beginning pot-
tery workshop focusing
on basic hand building
techniques Saturdays,
April 4-25, from 9 a.m. to
noon. Craft square
demonstrator Diane
Hornby will teach partic-
ipants basic hand build-
ing techniques such as
wedging, how to build a
pinch pot, an assembled
box, a critter, an object of
student's choice and how
to embellish each vessel.
The cost of the four week
session is $85 arid in-
cludes four pounds. of
clay, glazes for four ves-
sels, a student packet of
tools and park admis-
sion. The workshop is
limited" to seven stu-
dents. For additional in-
formation or to register
for the workshops, please
call (386) 397-1920 or visit
www.stephenfosterCSO.o
rg.
April 19.
Madison' First Bap-
tist Church will celebrate
'homecoming on .Sunday,
April 19. Everyone is in-
vited ',to come worship
with us at the lla.m. ser-
vice,, and then -enjoy
lunch with us in the fel-
lowship hall.
April 21
Madison County Ex-
tension Service will be
conducting a food.preser-
vation workshop starting
at 6 p.m. at the Extension
office. Learn about the
USDA recommended
practices for canning
and freezing your garden
produce. Each partici-
pant will receive a food
preservation manual and
be eligible for' door
prizes. Space is limited
and the, cpst is $15. Call
973-4138 to make a reset-
vation.
April 24-26
Monster trucks are


coming to North Florida
Fairgrounds in Talla-
hassee; the Extreme
Monster Truck Nation-
als, including Ghost
Ryd"er, Hot Tamale and
Equalizer, will be racing
in side-by-side mud
drags and a Tuff Truck
Challenge for the dare-
devils. Shows will be
held Friday, April 24, at 8
p.m.; Saturday, April 25,
at 8 p.m.; and Sunday,
April 26, at 2 p.m. Adult
tickets are $20 and kid
tickets are $10. Tickets
may 'be purchased at Off
Road Innovations at 2080
N Monroe St. For more
information, visit
www. TallahasseeORI.co
m.
April 26
The Community
Chorus of NFCC -will
perform a concert Sun-
day, April 26, at 3 p.m., at
NFCC's Van H. Priest Au-
ditorium.. The public is
invited to attend; there is
no admission. Enjoy the
Chorus' celebration of
America through perfor-
mance of patriotic works
and the Choir will also
perform other tradition-
al pieces. For more infor-
mation about the April 26
concert or the NFCC'
Community Chorus, con-
tact Dr. Rebecca Burkart
at (850) 973-1643 or email
music@lfcc.edu.
April 27.
The NFCC' Jazz En-
semble performs its
.'Spring Music Concert on
Monday, April 27, at Van
H. Priest Auditorium, at
7 p.m. The public is invit-
ed to attend,, free of
charge, as the Jazz En-
semble takes a ,musical
trip back to the 1980s per-
forming renditions of
songs like "Crazy Train",.
"All for Love"; "We Are
.the World", "Brick
House", the James Bond
theme song and: more.
For information, contact
Dr. Rebecca Burkart at


April 15, 1949
Mrs. Roger Asbury expects
to leave next Thursday for Del-
ray Beach for a visit with Mrs.
George Bedell.
Mrs. Raeburn. C. Horne,
Mrs. J.L. Brinson, Mrs. J.D.
Scruggs and Mrs. J.E. Hardee
were visitors in Perry Wednes-
day, guests at a luncheon meet-
ing of the Perry Woman's Club.
Mrs.. Horne was guest speaker
on the program.
Mrs. C.L. Morrow, of Eustis,
is visiting Mrs. WP. Knight for
several daythis week. Mrs. Mor-
row is a former, resident of
Madison.,
Mr. W.M. Speaks of St.
Louis, MO., was,a visitor in the'
'city Monday, visiting his cousin,
Miss Mamie Lou Hadden. He
was enroute on a trip down the
state. /
April 17, 1959
Mrs. WP. Knight of Ameri-


(850) 973-1643 or email
music@nfec.edu.
May 4, June 8
The Florida DEP's
Stephen Foster Folk Cul-
ture Center State Park
will host a digital photog-
raphy workshop on Mon-
days, May 4 and June 8,
from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Taught by profes-
sional photographer Don
Williams, the workshops
will teach participants
how to create a photo-
graphic composition, the
shooting effects of color
and black and white im-
ages, flash usage, depth
of field, linear perspec-
tive in two dimensional
photography and expo-
sure priorities and set-
tings. Computer
programming combined
with hands-on outdoor
photography sessions
will enhance student
photography skills.
Workshop fees are
$25 per, workshop, includ-
ing park admission. Par-
ticipants should bring a
film or digital camera.
No computers are needed
for this workshop. For ad-
ditional information or
to register for the work-
shops, please call (386)
397-1920 or visit
www.stephenfosterCSO.or
g .
June 5-6
The 'Wellborn Com-
munity Association is
calling for arts and crafts
vendors for the 16th An-
nual Wellborn Blheberry
Festival to be held Friday
and Saturday, June 5 and
6. Contact Wendell Snow-
den' at (386) 963-1157, e-
mail at
wen de I I sno w -
den@prodigy.net or visit
www. wellborncommunity
association.com.
June 5-7
The Jefferson Coun-
ty High School class of
1984 'will celebrate its
25th class reunion, June
5-7, in Monticello. For


cus, Ga., is the guest of Mrs. J.E.
Hardee this week.
Mr. Richard Springfellow,
owner-manager of the Town
Square Inn, will leave Sunday
for a'two-week trip to Washing-
ton. Mrs. James Conway has
been appointed manager.
Mrs. Guion Sims of Jack-
sonville was the guest of Mrs.
PJ. Parramore several days this
week.
Miss Josie Smith of Talla-
hassee was the weekend guest of
her sister, Mrs. J.M. Pafford.
April 18, 1969
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Trogden
of Toccoa, Ga., were luncheon
guests of Mr. and Mrs. James


Hardee Sunday.,
Mr. and Mrs.
were recent
visitors with
friends in
Georgia, and
also at Call-


T.L. Fraleigh


more information, con-
tact Carolyn Hamilton at
(850) 284-4306 or deon-
jala72@ydhoo.com, or
Wendy Parker-Evans at
284-8002 or evan-
sw66@embarqmail.com.
June 17-20
Camp Weed Summer
Camp for Rising 3rd and
4th Graders will take
place June 17-20. Visit
www.campweed.net for a
brochure, registration
and scholarship forms.
Join in the Fun in the
Sonshine at 'our 85th con-
secutive summer camp. A
Ministry of the Episco-
pal Diocese of Florida for
children and young peo-
ple of any (or no) denom-
ination. For more
information, call 888-763-
2602, Ext. 16.
July 20-23
Camp Weed Summer
Camp for Children with
Parents) in Prison will
take ,place July 20-23.
Visit www.campweed.net
for a brochure, registra-
tion l and scholarship
forms. Join in'the Fun in
the Sonshine at our 85th
consecutive, summer
camp. A ministry of the
Episcopal Diocese of
Florida for children and
young people of any (or
no) denomination.
Scholarships available
for qualified applicants.
For information, please
call 888-763-2602, Ext. 16.
July 26-August 1
Camp Weed Summer
Camp for Rising 5th and
6th Graders will take
place July26-Aug. 1. Vis-
it www.campweed.net for
a 'brochure, registration
and scholarship forms.
Join in the Fun in the
Sonshine at our 85th con-
secutive summer camp.
A Ministry of the Epis-
copal Diocese of Florida
for children and young
people of any (or no) de-
nomination. For more
information, please call
888-763-2602, Ext. 16.


away Gardens.
Mr. and :Mrs. Norman
Howard's grandson, Randy
Falk, spent last weekend with
them from Palatka.
Mr. and Mrs. Quinto Dryden
of Okeechobee, visited relatives
last week.
April 20, 1979
Mr. and Mrs. B.F.
Killingsworth of Madison an-
nounce the engagement of their
daughter, Cathryn Mae, to
Michael Julian Ragans, the son
of Mrs. Mable Ragans and Mr.
Girlie Ragans, both of. Madison.
Miss Donna Alderman,
bride-elect of April was hon-
oree at a lovely miscellaneous
shower at the Lee First Baptist
Church on March 30.


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By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The flooding has begun to recede but it
has left heartbreak behind. Years of memo-
ries spent in homes were washed away as
the troubled waters were stirred.
Josh and Amber Harris were among
the ones who lost a home.
Josh said that he had made the decision
to evacuate the home on Tarragon Street on
Monday, April 6.
"I checked the roads that day," he said.
"I saw that the river had cross Mount Horeb
Road. A bunch of family members came
over and helped us load everything."
The Harrises were able to save all of
their home furnishings and appliances and
the clothing of their triplets, Caroline,
Emma and Malachi.
Josh said that it was.probably an hour
or an hour-and-a-half before the floods
crossed Oak Hill Road and came through
the woods, going through the yard of
Windell and Libby Hammock before reach-
ing the Harris home.
"We lived two miles from the river,"
Josh said. "We weren't in a flood plane
where we were living."


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Madison County Sheriff's
een off work for the past week
w-this-weekend.
eil,.wh is busy this week as a
nation Officer at the Emer-
tionu Center, said that she is
ye.ajnumber of homes, which
eenbdestroyed by the flooding.
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ta~;getin and see the actual
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Asllyn's lose Peta.i olds Grand opening


Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, April 10, 2009
Larry Tompkins, pictured with the scissors in the center, prepares to cut the ribbon as family members and others look on. Myrtice Tompkins, the owner of the
flower shop and Larry's wife, is pictured to his left. His daughter, Lori Blount, is pictured to his right. Lori is the mother of Ashlyn Blount, whom the store is named
for. Pictured in inset is Ashlyn Blount. .


By Jacob Bembry .
Greene Publishing, Inc.
With a wealth of experience in the florist and
catering business, Myitice'.Tompkins has opened
Ashlyn's Rose Petal in the old Rosery Florist build-
ing at 224 SW Range Avenue.
Named after Tompkins' only granddaughter,
Ashlyn Blount, the shop offers live and fresh cut
flowers, green plants and .silk arrangements. De-
livery service is available and Tompkins is on-call
at all times. Any after-hours calls will be forward-
ed to her.
When asked the driving force behind her get-
ting in the florist business, Tompkins said she had
worked at the Rosery Florist with Edwin and Nor-
ma Jean Hendry and she has a sister, Gussie


Knight, who owns a florist shop called the House of
Flowers in Madison, Ga.
,Tompkins has also catered parties and wed-'
ding receptions for over 20 years. :
Ashlyn's Rose Petal held its grand opening the
same day that the shop opened for business.
,Guests were treated to refreshments throughout
the day and, in the afternoon, enjoyed a special re-
ception in the back room of the full-service flower
shop.
"I Will be letting people have meetings and
take breaks in the area in the back of the store,"
Tompkins said. "It's a good place for ladies to come
and have a bridge club. I'm thinking of calling it
the Hen's Nest."
There is no cost to rent the room. A donation





Myrtice Tompkins, .Larry
Tbmpkins and Lori Blount are.
pictured left to right at the
Ashlyn's Rose Petal grand
opening. Ashlyn is the grand-
daughter of Larry and Myrtice
Thompkins and the daughter
of Lori and Danny Blount.


jar will be set up at the back to help defray co0s .
Myrtice, whose husband, Larry; is the deliv ry
driver, said that the shop had enjoyed a good grhnd
opening on Friday, April 10.
Myrtice and Larry ave three children: itm
(married to Andy Thomas), Lori (married to f in-
ny Blount) and Jody (who was married on April10
to the former Jessica Williamson).
Kim has a son, Allen, who is stationed in San
Diego,' Calif., with the U.S. Navy Allen plans n
making the Navy his career.
Lori and Danny are the mother and father of
Ashlyn, whom the shop was named for., ,
Ashlyn could not make the grand opening :be-
cause she was on a camping trip with the Girl
Scout troop she is a member of.


Greene Publishing. Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, April 10. 2009 .

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A St Jude Trike-A-Thon event will be gearing
up the week of April 20,2009 at Dawn's Kinder Acad-
emy. The event Will help teach children riding-toy
safety wh ile raising funds for St. Jude Children's Re-
search Hospital, the premier center for the research
and treatment of ch ildhood,cancer and other deadly
diseases. The Madison County community can spon-
sor children in the Trike-A-Thon by pledging an
amount-per-lap the kids ride or a one-time donation.
"St. Jude is the leader in the fight against cata-
strophic childhood diseases such as leukemia, brain
tumors and sickle cell disease," said Dawn Phillips,



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coordinator of the event. "Through events like this
Trike-A-Thon, Madison County will be supporting
the ,St. Jude mission of finding cures and saving
children across the country and around the world."
A tradition for more than 25 years, Trike-A-
Thon: is a,fun, week-long curriculum for child care
.centers and pre-schools. Through programs like,
Trike-A-Thon, the idea of St. Jude founder Danny
Thomas to raise funds for the hospital through com-
munity-based events is able to continue.
Trike-A-Thon participants will learn riding-toy
safety lessons through a series of interactive stories
from special characters, Bikewell Bear and Pedals
'the Bunny. At the end of the Trike-A-Thoni week,
children will bring their trikes or riding-toys to
school and practice the safety lessons they have
learned. Throughout the week participants will get
to listen to the Trike-A-Thon theme song written by
children's band Hot Peas 'N Butter, "Different
Spokes for Different Folks."
NOGGIN, the commercial-free educational
preschool TV network from Nickelodeon, has part-
nered with Trike-A-Thon and will include partici-
pating centers in the NOGGIN Gold Star Club.
For more information on how to host a Trike-A-
Thon event, call 1-800-BIKE (2453) or visit
www.stjude.org/trike. For Information on how you
can donate money towards Dawn's Kinder Acade-
my's Trike-a-Thon contact Dawn Phillips at 850-971-
5225.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is inter-
nationally recognized for its pioneering work in
finding Cures and saving children with cancer and
other catastrophic diseases. Founded by late enter-
tainer Danny Thomas and based in Memphis, Ten-
nessee, St. Jude freely shares its discoveries with
scientific and medical communities around the
world. No family ever pays for treatments not cov-
ered by insurance and families without insurance
are never asked to pay. St. Jude is financially sup-
ported by ALSAC, its fundraising organization,
through events such as Trike-A-Thon. For more in-
formation, please visit www.stjude.org.


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Ga. the Rose Festival has been a Southwest
Georgia tradition since the 1920s! Join us for all
the fun and festivities!
Enjoy roses galore, parades, live music, fan-
tastic food, exciting sports events,.arts & crafts,
and much, much more!
Schedule of Events: Thursday Rose


Bud Parade; Friday Rose Show, Rose Parade.
Street Dance; Saturday Rose CityRun, Rosem
Show, Art in the Park, Bark in the Park Dog
Show, Car & Truck Show, Golf Classic and Jump
for the Roses Equestrian Show at Pebble Hill
Plantation. For further information contact the
Thomasville Visitors Center at (229) 228-7977 or
www. thomasvillega.com.


be judged on
Friday evening & major
categories & professional BBQ
teams from across the
south will be judged on
Saturday. Exchange Club
Fairgrounds. GA Hwy 122 -
Pavo Rd., Free admission to
all, For information contact
Chairman, Chris
Harnevious (229) 296-7751 or
Vice Chairman, Jimmy Searcy
(229) 221-4981.
* *
April 25 May 28 1st
Annual Thomasville's
Awesome Pet Photo Contest
Photo contest for the 2010
Humane Society calendar.
Submit 8X10 with entry
form and
$25 donation to TTCHS.
Entries accepted through
April 15th. Voting
begins
April 25th at
9 a.m. at Bark in the .
Park at Paradise
Park. For more
information call (229)
228-0613 or
visit www.thomasv-
illehumane.org.


April 25, 26 Step Into the
Past at Thomas County
Museum of History
Presentations and exhibits
about Thomasville's Victorian
Hotels. Historic
Plantations and
The Rose Show Festival.
Tours begin at 10 a.m., 2 p.m.
and 3:30 p.m. Also tour
an 1860 log cabin, 1877
Victorian cottage. 1893
bowling alley and 1893
courthouse! Friday &
Saturday: 10 a.m., 2 p.m., & 3:30
p.m.. 725 N. Dawson St.,
Adults $5. (229) 226-7664,
history@irose.net

April 25 An Evening with
Zora Neale Hurston
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Productions proudly invites


you to an elegant
evening of African-
American Theatre featuring
the Ebony Rose City
Playas performing works by
'the first lady of African-
American letters' -
Zora Neale Hurston. 'An
Evening with Zora Neale
Hurston' a one woman, one
act play written by Karen
Rubin will also be performed.
Saturday, 2 p.m.
Matinee, 8 p.m. Command
Performance, Harper
Elementary School
Auditorium
located at the corner of
Bartow & Fletcher Streets., $10
Per Couple, $6 Per
Person, Children Under 12
Free, Karen Rubin or Tom
Green (229) 227-6535


Thursday, April 23
31st Annual Children s Rose Bud Parade at 7 p.m.

Friday, April 24
88th Annual Rose Show opens at 1:30p.m.
3rd Annual Orchids on Parade opens at 9 a.m.
61st Annual Rose Parade at 7p.m.
11th Annual Street Dance begins at 8:30 p.m.
featuring the

Swingin' Medallions!

Saturday, April 25
88th Annual Rose Show opens at 10 a.m.
68th Annual Civic Garden Club Flower Show opens at 10 a.m.
3rd Annual Orchids on Parade opens at 9 a.m.
Art in the Park opens at 10 a.m. -
Bark in the Park begins at 10 a.m.
7th Annual City of Roses Car & Truck Show begins at 9 a.m.


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Rose Bud Parade 7 p.m.:
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Parade 9 a.m.. 61st Rose Parade
7 p.m., 11th Street Dance with
The Swingin' Medallions!;
SATURDAY 88th Rose Show 10
a.m., 68th Civic Club
Flower Show 10 a.m.. 3rd
Orchids On Parade, ART IN
THE PARK, Bark in the Park,
7th City of Roses Car & Truck
Show. Jump for the Roses 10
a.m., Once Upon A
Dream 2 p.m. & 8 p.m., 1st Deep
South BBQ Grill-Off. And
MORE! For information
contact the Thomasville
Visitors Center at (229) 228-
7977 or Thomasville
Main Street at (229) 227-7020
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Deep South BBQ Cookoff
The Thomasville Exchange
Club invites you enter your
best BBQ for judging
during the Ros6 Show &
Festival! Trophies and prizes
will be awarded for the
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One thing that will stay with a person
is who this or her school teachers were. But
one thing someone will always remember
is how that school teacher impacted' their
life. One of the teachers who has made a.
great impact on Madison County is Guin
"Bucky" Christmas. /
Bucky was born to Buster and Mary
Jean Christmas in Valdosta. Georgia, on Au-
gust 31, 1947, and moved to Madison in 1949
when he was almost t-wo-years-old. "When I
first moved to Madison, our first house was in
the middle of the block where the shell station
is. across from CVS," said Christmas.
After many years at that location, the fami-
Sly moved to a house located off of Hwy 53 on
Seminole Avenue. Then in 1971. he moved to 165
NE Fraleigh Drive. where he currently resides.
-"The first school I attended was where CVS is,
currently located," he stated as he briefly de-
scribed the structure
of the building.
The conclusion
*of this school term
will mark Bucky's
40th year teaching in
Madison County. He
spent 36 years with the
public school system,
four years with a full
.load as an adjunct in-
-st uct or at North Florida
Conununity College. and
t is a part-time instructor


Photo Submitted
SBucky Christmas in
the year, of 1952.
for Saint Leo University '
Bucky obtained a Pictured left to right (bi
Bachelor of Arts in Lan- Jeannie Christmas.
guage' Arts from the Uni-
versity of Florida in 1969. He later received his Masters,
.in Counseling and Guidance in 1983 from (then) Valdos-
ta State College, with an emphasis on psychology With
his degrees, he is certified to teach English, Speech, Dra-
ma, Creative Writing, Journalism, Psychology Educa-
tion or work as a guidance counselor.
His first teaching job was. at the old Madison High
School in 1969. He taught there one year before moving to
Madison Middle School. He spent two years there before
he found himself back at.
the ol Madison High
School. In 1980, the new
Madison County High
School was built, and it
combined. all of the high
Schools of the county.
"There was a big de-
-- -bate over what the new mas-
cot would be," he said. The
choices were the Cobras,
.-the Thunderbolts or the
I-, Cowboys. After much de-
S bate, the Cowboys was the fi-
nal answer. '
Photo Submitted At Madison County
Bucky Christmas in High School, Bucky taught
1975 mostly grades 10-12 until
his retirement.


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from 1971-1980. After working as the junior varsity coach
for three years, he became head coach in basketball a
the high. school for seven years, where he received the


campus. Chrs said he really enjoyed
those classes. In, 3-94, he started teach-
ing night classes. 2005, he began teach-
ing 4-6 classes each term with NFCC.
"North Florida is a wonderful place to
work. Madison County is fortunate to have
a higher education facility of that quality."
Bucky served as a guidance counselor
for four-and-a-half years at Madison County
High School, from 1981-1985.
On December 18, 1971, he married his
wife of 37 years, Norma Jean, who is from the
Blue Springs/Lee area. Bucky and Norma
Jean, also known as Jeannie, tied the knot at
the First United Methodist Church in Madison.
They have three children: Frank who has a B.S.
d degree from Florida Institute of Technology
(age 36, who lives in Jacksonville and works for
Quality Assurance at Anheuser Busch); Chris,J
who has a B.A. degree from the University of
t North Florida (age 33, manager of Bed, Bath and
e Beyond, and resides in Jacksonville);-and Dean,
University of North
Florida (age 28, who
lives in Fernandina
Beach and manages
the Alltel Stoke at St.
Mary's, Ga.). The
pride of his life are his
four grandchildren,
twins Anika and Alena,
and Lexi and Abri.
Bucky and his wife


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-an


"Big Bend Conference's Coach of The Year" award in
1974 and 1975. For two years, 1980-1982, Bucky coached
the girl's basketball teain at Madison County High"
School. He was a basketball and football official for many

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During his 40-year teaching span, he has filled many
. positions while teaching. In 1971, he started teaching Photo Submitted
night classes for GED and TABE testing at North Florida Bucky is pictured here holding a black cat. This
Junior College. From 1977-1982, he served as a Reading picture dates back to sometime in 1958.
Lab Instructor at Madison High and then Madison
County High School. years working in two different referee associations.
Outside the classroom, Bucky Bucky's career at North Florida Community Col-
served as the- Madison High lege actually began in 1971, when he.taught the GED
School's assistant football night classes. For a long time in the 1980's and 1990's,
coach for nine NFCC offered psychology dual enrollment classes at the
yea r s, high school during school hours, to make it safe for stu-
dents to take college classes, and not leave the


Jeannie. are members of'
the First Unitfed'
Methodist Church in,
Madison. In the past, hi'Y
has served as lay assistant; '
Sunday School Superin-'
tendent and head of the;'
MYF Youth.
When asked about one b
of his most rewarding mO-
ments as a teacher, his reply'
was simple. 'A student had
failed the FCAT five times. ;
offered the student my pel-
cil, and persuaded him that
it was magic. That when he'
was taking the test and'he
blanked, the answer would'
just come to him," Christ-'
mas said. "He came up to
me later, literally picked me'
up off the floor and said, 'I
passed the test!' He wanted
to buy that pencil from me,"


he said jokingly
"Probably my most rewarding moment was chaper-.
oning 18 senior trips. I saw children become good adults'
before my eyes. One technique that has worked for me
over the years is that I have tried to teach the students a '
'if they were one of my own children," he said. "I was.
English department chair for a couple years at MCHS"
but this one young lady had failed the math FCAT four
times. So she asked me to tutor her. I did, and on the next,
testing date, she passed."
Christmas is all about helping others. "If I wat-'


Photo Submitted,
Christmas family portrait in 1976-77 with their,
first child. Pictured left to right is Bucky, Frank and,
Jeannie Christmas.
n't teaching, I would be doing something to help peo-
ple. I would probably be a psychologist. I
want to help people with their prob-
lems," he said. "When I was in col-
lege at Florida, that's when I
realized that I wanted to
make a differ-
ence."


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First Baptist Church


By Kristin Finney
"Christ is Risen, He is Risen Indeed."
What a blessed Easter Sunday it was at Madison
First Baptist. Service began with the baptism of Jena
Stewart and Ragan Stewart. This was followed by a beau-
tiful presentation by the Children's Music group. There
was then a reader's theater to "The Resurrection."
Heath Driggers said the offertory prayer, followed by
the message through song "He's Risen. Hallelujah" by
the Worship Choir. Pastor Ferrell's message came from
Luke 24. He spoke of the rising of the Lord after three
days, and the fact that Christ alone has beaten death, no
one else has. Christ kept his word as He had promised.
and rose again on the'second day so that we may all be
forgiven. He also spoke of the fact that only through
Christ can we achieve abundant life.
Upcoming events at our church are as follows: Madi-
son First Baptist's Homecoming Celebration has been
scheduled for April 19 at 11 a m.-3 p.m. It will be held in


the 1898 sanctuary. Also. May 17 will be our annual Grad-
uate Recognition Sunday. Both high school and college
graduates will be honored. The Middle Florida Associa-
tional Meeting will be held April 21.
We would like to invite you to join us for our ser-
vices! Our worship schedule is as follows: Sunday
School. 10-11 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship. 11 a.m -12
noon. Sunday Evening Worship, 6-7 p.m., followed by
youth dinner and fellowship until 8 p.m. Wednesday
evening services begin at 6 p.m.for both the adults and
youth and lasts until 8 p.m
Our prayers this week go out to every family who
has been affected by the recent flooding in Madison and
the sw-urrounding counties. Also. to the family of J.D. Wa-
ters, we would like to send our prayers and deepest sym-
pathy We pray that in these hard times you remember
Christ. it is times such as these that we need Him more
than ever.
God bless'


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For A

'eat Woman
Hardaway money, sexual prowess,
.t ten years ago and celebrity rankings.
*nationally cel- A more elegant expres-
women, adored sion of this law goes
ns, died within something like this:
s of each other. "Whatever a person
,er Teresa's "sows, he or she .will
of ministering reap."
ast off women Those who knew
Iren of Calcut- Ruth Graham absolute-
to a natural ly insist that without
ministry, how- her, Billy Graham
tinues -- a last- would never have be-
:acy to her come who he became
able love for nor sustained his min-
aless and pas- istry over the past 60+
servingg God. years. She gave every
cess Diana, ounce of her being to
a car wreck him and their five chil-
he same time, dren so that he could
probably count concentrate on global
thrill-seeking, outreach.
fans. Still The many millions
ly beautiful at. who have experienced
uialy rich, rdy- new- life and hope.
Ath blood and through Billy Graham's
*, the princess messages owe a large
ed the ultimate debt to his stalwart life
of those who partner. She never fal-
st on tabloid tered in her commit-
and vicarious ment to: serve them so
*a. that he could give him-
er Teresa and self to spreading the
Diana. Could Good News of Christ.
- and deaths She was the one indis-
unlike one an- pensable member of the
The princess Billy Graham team.
to infinity in a Whatever God did
ng mass of through Billy, Ruth Gra-
metal, with a ham shares in the "har-
chauffeur at vest." Her, legacy
i. The nun, qui- includes broken persons
ng into eternal mended, broken homes
ping her Lord reunited, And wander-
e able to say, ing souls redeemed by
ne, thou good ."amazing grace."
ful servant, en- Sometimes redun-
your. master's, dancy is necessary. Ruth
"" Graham. age 87, passed
'ught of this into eternal rest-hoping
itrast a couple .ihe Lord might be 'able
ago as Ruth to say, "Well done thou
lay dying. I good and faithful ser-
ped that her vant, enter into your
might conceiv- master's joy."
e ouqt some of Her husband, chil-
ton's face time ,dren, and many Christ-
news. No such ian friends declare, "She
mne fed-up com- fought the, good fight;
wryly she' finished the race
"We'll always .'with distinction." To
is" (Remember such faithful folks Mrs.'
ergman'1942). Graham's Bible says,
chances are we "You will receive a rich
always have welcome into the eternal
iris habitually kingdom' of our Lord
drunk. Paris and Savior Jesus
n and out of phrist."
or after anoth- 'Meanwhile, one can
ti meaningless hope that it's not too late
and shameless for Paris Hilton or any-"
le's going' to one else on the down-
50 before she's ward spiral into an early
e makes it to .-grave. But reversing
Barring a total years of decadence and
character, self- dissolution takes far
on seems al- more than a sudden
vitable. surge of will power. It
mber Anna takes a Higher Power,
mith, dead at energizing and trans-
yn Monroe, 36. forming mere human re-
plin, 27. Judy solve.
47. The.law of .-That's something
caught up with Billy Graham and his
regarded talent beloved Ruth can tell
hereof), looks, you all about.


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By Emerald Greene
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Madison Coun-
ty Relay For Life will
conduct their Relay For
ILife event on May 1 and
2, at the Madison County
High School Boothill.
The highlight of the
evening, for everyone in
attendance, is the Lumi-
naria Ceremony, held at
9:00 pm, on the 1st.
SThe American Can-
cer Society's Relay For
Life L iminaria Ceremo-
ny is one of the most
beloved ceremonies dur-
ifg the two-day event.
The Luminaria Cer-
emony is conducted in
order to recognize those
touchedd by cancer in
Madison County.


full of goodies were auctioned off, which raised approximately
and winners included local resi- $1,000 for Relay For Life.
dents, nursing home residents, Greene Publishing congratu-
doctors and politicians, lates Lake Park of Madison Nurs-
The baskets were donated by ing Home for reaching this great
the staff members of Lake Park, accomplishment.


Individuals, or com-
panies, can make contri-
butions in memory of'
those who have lost the
fight with cancer, or
memorials may be pur-
chased in honor of those
who have survived. Each
will be recognized by a
lighted luminaria dis-
played at the Relay For
Life event. The Lumi-
narias line the track and
are left burning
throughout the night to
remind participants of
the incredible impor-
tance of their contribu-
tions.
Luminaria contribu-
tions/memorials can be
made by contacting
Heather Douglas at (850)
971-7200. Luminaria's


can be purchased the
night of the Relay.
There will also be a
memorial slideshow of
pictures of- those who
have lost their battle
with cancer. If anyone
has pictures they would
like to submit, they
need to contact George
Webb at gwebb@tcec
.com. The pictures are to
be of only those individ-
uals who have passed
away from cancer.
Please no survivors.
Please be sure to in-
clude the name of the
individual in the pic-
ture and the name, ad-
dress, and phone
number of the individ-
ual who is submitting
the picture.


If you have any
questions, please contact
Lori Newman at (850)
869-0290.


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Join Eli Curl's Relay For Life team in the fight
against cancer. In order to help raise funds for the
team, Eli's family and friends are selling chances
to win two tickets to the Daytona Coke Zero 400
that will be run on July 4 at the Daytona Interna-
tional Raceway.
At the age of six months, Eli was diagnosed
With cancer in his eye. After six rounds of chemo
and laser therapy and doctor visits in Gainesville,
Tallahassee and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Eli
was cancer free.
At the age of 18 months, the tumor started
growing again and forced physicians to remove
his eye. Ever since then, Eli has been cancer free
and is now 10-years-old.
Each chance to win the Daytona 400 tickets is
$10, and can be purchased at Farmer's Coopera-
tive, or readers may see Nancy Curl at the Madi-
son County Sheriff's Office.
The Curl family will also have a lawn mower
train at the Four Freedoms-Festival on Friday and
Saturday, for just $1 per ride. All proceeds go to
benefit Eli's team.
Any donations will be appreciated. For more
information, you may call Nancy Curl at (850) 973-
8904.


THE CURL FAMILY


Calliqg fil Caqcer Survivors


The Madison County Relay For
Life will conduct their Relay For Life
event on May 1-2, at the Madison
County High School football field.
One of the most exciting events is the
Cancer Survivors' Lap.
Cancer survivors (anyone who
has ever been diagnosed with cancer)
from the Madison County area are in-
vited to walk the first lap of the
American Cancer Society Relay-For
Life to celebrate their victory over
cancer. The Survivors' Lap (to start
the Relay event off) will be held at 6
p.m. on May 1. The Relay event will


Elvoye Thomas is proud to say he
has been cancer-free for almost five
years.
Thomas said that when he found
out he had prostate cancer that he re-
ally wasn't scared.
"Betty (Elvoye's wife) said, 'I can't
understand why you're not all upset.'
It bothers me now more than it did
back then," he says.
Dr. Michael Stick had told Elvoye
that he thought he might have prostate
cancer and referred him to Dr. Chain
in Valdosta, Ga. He was referred to Dr.
Devine, who is a cancer surgeon.
"I had to take treatments," Elvoye
said, "but it was less than what people
normally take."
Over the next 24 weeks, Elvoye
took cancer treatments.
Elvoye said that his doctors have
given him a clean bill of health.


end the next day. on May 2 at 12 Noon.
Each cancer survivor will be
treated to a special "Survivor's Din-
ner" that will be held at Fellowship
Baptist Church. Fellowship Hall, on
April 23, at 6 p.m. Each cancer sur-
vivor will also receive a free T-shirt,
and have special recognition during
the night of Relay, as well as refresh-
ments under the Survivor's Tent dur-
ing the Relay event.
There is no cost to participate.
Please call Lori Newman at (850) 971-
5169 for more information.
Families are welcome to attend.


"Today, I'm only on two different
kinds of medication," he said.
Elvoye went back for a check-up
with his surgeon about a year ago.
"He examined me and said,
'You've got nothing to worry about.
You'll be fine."
Elvoye and Betty have two chil-
dren: Keith Thomas (who lives in
Lakeland) and Revonda Frith, who
along with her husband, Glen, own
Studstill Lumber.
Keith has two sons: Daniel, who
plays for the Oakland A's minor league
system, and Michael, who is in the ser-
vice in North Carolina and just came
back from a tour of Iraq.
Revonda and Glen have two sons,
Darryl, who will be graduating from
the eighth grade this year, and Heath,
who will be turning four years old
soon.


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Lake Park Of Jlailsoit Baskets


81,000 For Relay For Life


Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Bryant Thigpen, April 9, 2009
Lake Park of Madison Staff raised approximately $1,000 for Relay For Life. Pictured left to right: Ashley
Sevor, Karen Kocan, Guy Hall, James Ratliff (Easter bunny), Dixie Perrin and Charlene Rye.


1By Bryant Thigpen .
Greene Publishing, Inc.
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the Lake Park of Madison Nurs-
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Friday, April 17, 2009


Lady Panthers Beat JV Lady Warriors


On April 6, the Madison Academy
Lady Panthers defeated the Aucilla JV
Lady Warriors by a score of 13-7 in a
game played at Aucilla Christian


Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Emerald Greene, April 6, 2009
Madison Academy's Kendall Land swings during the Panther's April 6 game
against Aucilla Christian Academy.


MCHS Hosts Spring Blood Drive


By Bryant Thigpen
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Break out of your shell and spring
into action. High school students will
have a chance to make a difference to-
day, at Madison County High School.
The Student Government Associa-
tion will be hosting a blood drive dur-
ing school hours: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
All interested student wishing to par-
ticipate may sign up with Ms. Lea
.Ka]inowski.
Most people who .are at least 17
years old (or 16 years of age with
parental consent), weigh 110 pounds


Aucilla Christian Academy Junior
Lane Fraleigh gives blood during
ACA's blood drive in October. Aucilla
students gave 22 units.


Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Emerald Greene,
April 6, 2009
The highlight of the Lady Panthers
versus JV Lady Warriors game on April
6 was Kailee Morris's three-run homer
over the left field fence.


Academy.
Leading hitters for Madison Acad-
emy were Kailee Morris, who went 2
for 5, with 3 walks and 2 runs scored.
The highlight of the game was
Kailee Morris's second inning, as she
ht a three-run homerun over the left
field fence.
Rachael Webb went 2 for 5 with 3
walks, 3 runs scored, and one in the
park homerun. Taylor Hudson went 2
for 5 with 1 walk, 2 doubles, and 3 runs
scored. Audrey Wynn went 1 for: 5
with 3 walks and 1 double. Login
Groover went 1 for 5 with 2 walks ahid
3 runs scored.
On the mound for the Lady Pan-
thers was Rachael Webb who pitched 7
innings, striking out 7 batters aind
walking 2 batters.
The Lady Panthers played their fi-
nal game of the season April 7, defeat-
ing Mayo by a score of 5-6. Leading
the Panthers at the plate was Rachdel
Webb, who went 2 for 4, with oile
triple. Logan Groover went 1 for 4
with 1 triple and 1 run scored. Taylor
Hudson ,went 1 for 4 with 1 run scored.
Rachael Webb, the winning pitch-
er, threw 7 innings, recording 10
strikeouts, while allowing only 1 hit
and 1 walk.


Tithing Time To Teach


By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Madison County is
facing an education cri-
sis. In addition to the
obvious budget cut-


mates suggest that,
without the recent stim-
ulus dollars that will
ease the situation, as
many as 15 teachers and
another 20 staff were in


or more and are healthy, can donate backs, teachers are of- jeopardy. Either way,
blood. The donation process can take ten accused of not being the district needs and.
anywhere from eight to 12 minutes. compassionate or in deserves support now.
However, the, entire visit, from regis- tune with their students What about the
tration to refreshments, usually takes a perception often kids? What happens to
about one hour. made worse by accusa- the kids who are al-
Here are the steps in the donation tions of racial preju- ready dropping out?
process: dice. Overall, isn't the situa-
Registration The potential As an area of in- tion sufficiently serious
donor fills in a form and presents a tense generational to be considered a cri-
donor card or other valid form of ID poverty,. along with oth- sis? And, as a crisis,
withprpof of age er rural challenges, con- doesn't that make it a
m Mini physical The potential fidence regarding the spirittial issue? So, as
donor's pulse, temperature, blood future of Madison the bracelets ask,
pressure and iron levels are checked to County schools has "What would Jesus do?"
make sure it is: safe for blood to be been challenged at Before answering,
drawn times. And, as if that this reporter wants to
Confidential health history wasn't enough, this new offer a brief personal
A staff member will record the massive economic de- insight one that is
health and travel history of the poten- cline arrived suddenly formed from over 500
tial donor in a private setting and with big teeth, tutoring hours, with 20
Donating- After the donor re- ready to devour jobs students (not to men-
ceives the OK to donate, the actual do- everywhere. Some esti- tion eight children, of
nation collection time is about eight to my own and a very in-
12 minutes vestigative nature).
Refreshments Following This is not an issue of
the collection time, the donor is en- bad management. This
courage to relax and enjoy a snack WW i iW is not a racial issue.
and some juice in order to recuperate This is not an issue of
After donating Most people favoritism. This is a
can immediately resume their normal ....._ ._. ._ ,__ .-:- ,-
schedules after donating. Some very
strenuous activities are not advised The Country Stor
Some may ask, "How many lives
can be saved by my blood donation?" W OPEN
The answer is: three! Since your whole "-
blood donation can be separated into Antiques Primitives Country *
three components red blood cells, Victorian *Recycled Crafts Candles *
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Take the time and be a hero for 2e4
someone in need.Mdn.'2


MCHS High Tech Program Giving Back


By Bryant Thigpen
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Madison County
High School's High Tech Club
is teaming with AmeriCorps
of Tallahassee on Project Im-
pact, where 'the High Tech
program will be sponsoring a
school-wide canned food dri-
ve. The drive started on Mon-
day, April 6, and will end on
Friday, April 24. All canned
goods collected will be donat-
ed to the Consolidated Christ-
ian Ministries in Madison. All
items donated will be used to
benefit needy families in
Madison County.
On Saturday, April 18,
members of the High Tech.
Club will be stationed in front
of Dollar General, Harveys
and Winn-Dixie, collecting
canned goods from the public.
High Tech has taken the
canned food drive school-
wide, by having a competition
among the school's first peri-
od classes. Each class is chal-


lenged to bring in as many
canned goods as possible be-
fore April 24. The winning
class will receive a free pizza
party, provided by High Tech.
Each year, the High Tech
club chooses a different way
they can give back to the com-
munity by participating or
performing some act of com-
munity service. Last year,
members of High Tech
worked with the Lake Park of
Madison nursing facility, and
students were on hand to
plant flowers, play games with
the citizens and decorate
plaques for each room.
Members of the High
Tech club are Johnny Ray An-
derson, Keisha Billington,
Jasmine Bowers, Johnathan
Cooks, Ralaysha Daniels, Tel-
.vasha Edwards, Austin El-
liott, Hunter Elliott, Vonne
Ferguson, Wesley Ford, Erica
Gallon, Alicia Gardner,
Louise Garrison, Aaron Gib-
son, Donald Gibson, Yolicia


Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Bryant Thigpen, April 7, 2009
High school students decorate -boxes in preparation for
their canned food drive. Pictured left to right are Jeanelle Walk-
er; Jasmine Bowers; Mary Coody, program director; and Aaron
Gibson.


Hickman, Kristen Kennedy,
Chavario McQuay, Ethan
Phillips, Bradly Pridgeon,
Shontaye Robinson, Demisha
Straughter, Quayshan
Thomas, Jeanelle Walker,


Jeanille Walker, Jeanine
Walker, Tia Williams, Adam
Woods, Shakendra Arnold,
Qarqussia Davis, Shontea
Lewis, Aquilla Powell and
Davis Shiontea.


widespread issue facing
every community that
suffers from genera-
tional poverty, along
with decades of bad
habits.
There is an answer,
however. It's an obvious
one, and not particular-
ly complicated. 'The an-
swer is tithing. Not a
monetary tithe. We all
know that, in these
tough times, money is
already stretched to the
limit. This is about giv-
ing a little time. This is
about Tithing Tin To
Teach also known as
the "T4" project.
It's very simple.
Adult volunteers will be
asked to donate four
hours. Four was derived
because four is one-
tenth (a tithe) of a 40-
hour workweek. Of
course, we're not re-
questing four hours
every week, just one
time over a two-week
period, beginning with
the new school year.
Volunteers will
,work with an assigned
child, using a provided
teaching guide that is
very easy to deliver. The
time will be organized
and coordinated with
other volunteers and
then integrated into the
school's objectives,
serving to "fill the gap."
Initially, the focus
will be on middle school
students, as they are in-
disputably the most vul-
nerable, and, statistical-
ly, at the "point of no re-
turn," according to re-
cent reports released
from ACT, the academic
testing service. ACT lit-
erally compiled decades
of results and surveys,
across all social, eco-
nomic and racial
boundaries, coming to a
common conclusion: If
a child is not oh track
by eighth grade, they
rarely get on track.
Of course, this
doesn't even consider
the numerous other
positive side effects -
which may be as impor-
tant as the teaching sup-
port and that is
letting the students
know that they are our
future, encouraging
them to always do their
best.
For more informa-
tion, please keep an eye
out for sign-up details,
or simply call Michael
Curtis at (850) 971-4121.
Michael Curtis can
be also be reached at
michael@greenepublish
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The Best Resional Talent


By Bryant Thigpen
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Four Freedoms Festi-
val is shaping up to be
-,.,one of the most exciting
-events of. the year While
,Ithe parade and different
competitions are filled
With excitement, it's hard
-to overlook the artists
.that will be featured at
;this year's festival. Com-
ing to the entertainment
Stage this year is Saint
- Stephens Band, LifeSong
,and the String Band.
At 11 a.m., the St.
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ST. STEPHENS BAND


off the entertainment for
the Four Freedoms Festi-
.val. The band is com-


prised of Stephen
Cucinella, Jackson Dick-
inson. and Eric Revis. St.
Stephens Band will debut
at the Four Freedoms
Festival, but has a strong
background in music.
You will definitely not
want to miss their perfor-
mance.
Up next, at noon,
LifeSong, one of south-
ern gospel's youngest
trios, will take the stage
up until the 1 o'clock
hour.
LifeSong is com-
posed of Ethan Brooks
(age 17), Bryant Thigpen
(age 21) and Steven
Gunter (age 25). The
group recently began
their debut to the nation-
al level by signing with
national music label
Lamp Music Group.
Their performance is
definitely a favorite for all
gospel music fans.
Concluding the after-
noon of talent will be the
String Band, which is
sure to be a crowd
thriller. Given its name,
the String Band is a live
band that consists of
nothing more than
stringed instruments,'
such as guitar, banjo, do-
bro, mandolin and more.
Bluegrass and coun-
try fans will definitely
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Family Fun Night
*' Announcement of the 2009 Four Freedoms Citizen of the Year
Becky's Dance Step Showcase Performance
Pet Contest, sponsored by Christy Killingsworth
Four Freedoms Family Fun Night & Carnival 5:30pm 9:00pm
Dessert Bake Off Entries due 5:00pm -Judging 6:00pm
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CLASSIC CAR SHOW
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Friday, April 17, 2009


Manufactured Homes Gaining Popularity


By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
A few decades back,
there was no such thing
as a manufactured
home. If a home was
built in a factory some-
where then it had to be a
trailer. That's no longer
the case! Manufactured
homes may appear simi-
lar to trailers in some
ways, but the differences
set them apart...way
apart!
What is the first
thing that pops into your
mind when you think of
a trailer? If you're like
most people, you proba-
bly thought of the
wheels. Trailers of the
past definitely sat on
wheels, after all, that's
how it got to its desired
location. Manufactured
homes arrive on wheels
also, however they get
removed once the home
has reached its destina-
tion.
These homes are of-
ten placed on a steel
frame. This. steel frame
bears the weight of the
roof, walls and floor,
making them stronger
and safer than a lot of


A manufactured home's fabrication begins in a
warehouse. Each manufacturer has their degree of
preliminary completion, but the pieces must with-
stand transportation to the homesite, and are, there-
fore, typically more structurally sound than a
stick-built home.


stick built homes.
Another common
trailer trademark is that
they have underpinning
(skirting). Although this
is an option for manufac-
tured home owners, it's
not the most popular
choice anymore. It is
however, the most eco-
nomic of the possibili-
ties. Skirting will keep
out most critters and
conceal the space under
your home, but- that's


Manufactured homes are delivered to the home-
site and the pieces are attached together on top of ei-
ther a steel frame or foundation.


about all it's good for.
Some. people request
that their manufactured
home be placed on a full
basement some manu-
factured home floor
plans include steps,
which lead down from
inside the home.
Though they can
provide plenty of addi-
tional storage space,
basements can become
quite costly. That may be
why so many manufac-
tured home owners to-
day are placing their
homes on short walls.
Most would agree that
short walls are much
more pleasing to the eye
than underpinning, and
it's certainly much
cheaper than a base-
ment. \
Those are just a few
of the differences be-
tween manufactured
homes and the trailers of
yesteryear. Also consid-
er. making your manu-
factured home seem


more like a traditional
house by eliminating the
rectangular or "box"
shape. For example, you
could have a garage built
onto your home, or a
nice patio or deck. An-
other idea is to purchase
a manufactured home
that has a dormer. A
dormer is the triangular
shaped raise in the roof
(typically located over
the front door). Dormers
serve no real purpose,
but many would say that
they are much more
pleasing to the eye than
a plain roof.
When purchasing a
manufactured home, do
your research. Find a lo-
cal sales center that is
knowledgeable of the
subject and give them a
call. Whoever you
choose to buy from, it's


A manufactured home requires finishing once
assembled. Inside and out, the manufactured home,
receives as much attention to detail as a stick-built
home.


wise to use an online
search engine to look up
that company's reputa-
tion. You don't want to
buy from someone who
will leave you high-and-
dry after you've pur-
chased your home. It


pays in the long run to
shop smart. Buying any
home is an important in-
vestment for you and
your family.
Michael Curtis can
be reached at michael@
greenepublishing.com.


When complete, a manufactured home is almost indistiguishable from a tra-
dition stick-built home.


Privatize Your Deck,


By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
So there's finally
time set aside to spend
out on the deck, but un-
fortunately the" sur-
roundings aren't
cooperating. Kids are
playing nearby, dogs are
'barking, music or some
other loud noise is com-
peting with the- peace-
and quiet. Unfortunate-
ly, short of moving or
living behind a fortress,
most of. us are going to,
have to deal with a cer-
tain amount of' noise.
There are some ways,
however, to minimize
that distraction and
make an outdoor living
area a bit more serene.
Make some noise of
your. own by adding a
fountain or any other
feature that has running
water. Often you can
make your own by get-
ting a large planter,'
adding a pump, some wa-
ter plants and a couple of
goldfish.
Create a green
wall with evergreens.
Even planted in contain-
ers, they grow nice and
thick, filter noise and
block unwanted views.
Add a roof or per-
gola to define your area
and make it feel cozier. It
provides natural shade
and provides a great
structure for hanging


plants or a hammock.
In the warmer
months, place your in-
door tropical plants out
on the deck. Not only do
they create an exotic
feel, but also. they'll ap-
preciate the sun and
fresh air.
Build a wooden
'screen that doesn't quite
block-the view, but pre-
vents others from seeing
in. For more privacy,
build a solid fence. You'll
be creating a wall, so you
may want to add some
container plants to
warm up the area.
Plant a tree in a
large container, or cut a
hole in the deck to allow
for a larger -species.
They provide natural
shade and give an aura
of seclusion. Plant a few
small potted trees cho-
sen for their varying col-
ors or bloom times.
Add a canopy -or
awning. They come in,
all sizes and colors and


some are retractable
when not being used.
Sometimes you may
.only want to block part
of your view, keeping a--
portion of your .deck
open. In our home, wel!
had a glass ,railing that'
didn't obstruct our lake-'
view, but we added pick-
ets to the sides for a little
more privacy from- the,-,
neighbors. When we
wanted complete priva-
cy on the sides, we
pulled down bamboo
shades.
Vines added to a per-
gola or trellis can keep
out the wind and rain as
well as form a natural.
roof over the area. Last-
ly, Add outdoor curtains-
or shades for privacy
and extra color. It also
helps to simulate the
feeling that the deck is,
an extension of your in-
door living area.
Michael Curtis can
be reached at michael@
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Division Of Forestry Provides Ecology Education
ie..V" ..Again, this year, the
Florida Department of
-" Again, this year,., the -
Agriculture and Consumer-
:Services' Division of
4. Forestry provided instruc-
41. tion in forest ecology at
Ecology Day 2009 on Ihe
campus of Noi-th Florida
Community College.
.. Using the School's
Ladell Brothers' natural
-'.'area as a backdrop and
classroom, Madison Senior
/.. "Ranger Shane Wells and
Ranger Ray Boothe present-
ed a concise, informative in-
troduction and overview to
the use of fire to manage
Florida timberlands and
the potential destructive-
..ness of wildfire in those
same timberlands.
..- The students, over 200 of
. them from several Madison
-, + County public and pri-ate
schools, were also presented
an opportunity to learn
-.-.-. some basics of forest ecolo-
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Dead Bear Leads To Jacksonville Arrest


A dead bear in the Osceola National Forest has
led to the arrest of a Jacksonville man for using a
false identity and other charges.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Com-
mission (FWC) Officer Brett Gill responded to a call
in October 2008, concerning a bear that had been il-
legally killed in the forest. The initial investigation
.led to a suspect named Dane Mack Davis, DOB


01/06/1961, of Jacksonville.
FWC Investigative Lt. Paul Graham and Investi-
gator. Chip Butler took over the case and discovered
that an individual named Lang Leroy Davis, DOB
12/30/1961, had used the same Social Security num-
ber that Dane Davis was using. Lang Davis had been'
convicted in 1979 of robbery, burglary and escape
and -served five years of his 15-year sentence.


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By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The second week of April is designated as Wild-
fire Awareness Week in recognition of Florida's dev-
astating 1998 wildfire season, when more than a
- half-million acres burned and 337 homes and other
structures were damaged or destroyed by wildfires
'. statewide.
The spring months are generally the most active
months of Florida's year-round wildfire season,
and,, in spite of recent rains and flooding, wildfires
are still a concern. For instance, the Division of
Forestry responds to an increased number of es-
caped yard waste fires this time of year.
When burning yard waste, follow the guidelines
set by the Division of Forestry:
Check with your local city, .county and
Forestry officials to see if'there are any restrictions
in your area.
Yard fires must be contained to an eight-foot-"
diameter pile or non-combustible barrel and6 must
be at least 25 feet from forests, 25 feet from your

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from other occupied buildings.
A Don't burn on Windy days or when the hu-
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4 Never leave a fire unattended, and make sure.
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Investigators also learned that Dane Davis had
received his initial driver's license in 1988. Howev-
er, as the investigators dug deeper, they found that
Dane Davis had died in 1974. Dane and Lang were
brothers, according to birth certificates obtained
during the investigation. Langhad assumed his
dead brother's name and, identity after being Lre-
leased from prison.
The suspect Worked at .the Jacksonville
Port. FWC investigators teamed up with port offi-
cials and obtained copies of Davis' port identifica-
tion, entry badge, application for entry and
fingerprints. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office as-
sisted with fingerprint comparisons on the applica-
tion and prison records. The suspect's true identity
was determined to be Lang Leroy Davis.
FWC investigators arrested Lang Davis |on
March 24 for use of false information to obtain a
seaport identification card and use of a false name
to obtain a drivers license. Both charges are third-
degree felonies. Davis also was charged with filing
a false affidavit to obtain a driver's license and en-
tering false information for an FWC license, beth
misdemeanors. Lang Davis had applied for and re-
ceived hunting and fishing licenses under the nalne
of, Dane Davis.
"Without information from the public and copp-
eration between agencies, and the support of the
State Attorney's Office, valuable pieces to this puz-
zle would not have come together," said Capt. Mar-
tin Redmond, FWC investigations supervisor. :
The investigation into the black bear illegally
taken in October 2008 continues.
"We encourage anyone with further informa-
tion about this case, or any wildlife crime, to report
it to the Wildlife Alert Reward Program. They cold
be eligible for a reward," Redmond said.
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By Alfa Hunt
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Alonzo L. Blalock was one of Madison County's
'renowned physician/surgeon of the late 19th centu-
'ry His father, Thomas Jefferson Blalock, and mater-
nal grandfather, Samuel Fletcher Frink, were also
w- ell-known men among the residents of the county.
'" Frink was a descendant of an English family
'who had settled in South Carolina during the colo-
nial time period. Frink moved to Florida in 1858, set-
L 'tling in Madison County. He purchased a large
.amount of land in the Cherry Lake District where
li e became an extensive planter, slave owners, as
Sell as sawmill operator.
's Thomas J. Blalock was born and educated in Au-
-'gusta, Georgia. He relocated to Madison County
- "'"here he established and operated the first steam
-' faw mill in the county. He also became an extensive
planter, operating both the saw mill as well as a cot-
tbn gin. T.J. Blalock had become involved in com-
'-"munity affairs, serving as a county commissioner
'&"nd as a member of the School Board. He had also
servedrvd in the commissary department of the Con-
-federate Army during the Civil War and both he and
'Ihis wife, Mary E. Frink, were members of the
'lIethodist Episcopal Church, South. During their
marriage, Thomas and Mary had eight children. Af-
, 'fer he retired, Thomas settled in Madison city lim-
S'is, where he died in 1915 at the age of 77. His widow
i-femained in Madison until her death at the age of 77
1920.
Alonzo Blalock was born in the Cherry Lake
district on March 17, 1862. He attended a local pri-
vate school and in 1883, graduated from Emory Col-
lege at Oxford, Ga., with a Bachelor's degree on
Arts.
Afterwards, Blalock took up a teaching position
,in Madison County schools, but he felt a pull to-
S:wards a medicinal career. He soon entered Jefferson
.iredical College in Philadelphia, Pa., where he grad-
f,-,'uated as a member of the' class of 1886 with a Doc-
b otorate. degree in medicine.
.,'i He began his career in his home county but lat-
s-er was engaged at Macon, Georgia for four years and
then at Ocala for three years. Afterwards, Blalock
a: Iteturned to Madison County to continue his medical
-fmcareer here.
Blalock specialized in the diagnosis and treat-
:)-;nent of diseases of women and children. He was a
eahmember of, the First Medical Examining Board in,
-r.'ihe Madison judicial district. When the State Med-


E aster ..3Bunny


Originss


By Alfa Hunt
Greene Publishing, Inc.
There are several variations of where the
idea of. the Easter Bunny came from. The
main theory revolves around the idea that the
tradition came from pagan religions in Eu-
rope. In Europe, there were some pagan cul-
tures which worshipped the goddess, Eostre.
She was the goddess of fertility which
would loosely relate the idea of rabbits and
eggs. This would also explain where the name
"Easter" had come from as well.
In some of the early European cultures,
the nocturnal hare was actually considered to
be a symbol of the moon. Mainly because in
addition to only feeding at night, the gestation
period of nocturnal hare is 28 days which hap-
pens to also be the same amount of time for a
full lunar cycle.
This leads scholars to believe that the rab-
bit may have indirectly become associated.
with Easter because the date of Easter is de-
termined by the phases of the moon. Easter
occurs on the first Sunday after the first full
moon after the spring Equinox which occurs
on March 21. For instance, this year the first
full moon after the spring Equinox occurred
on Friday April 9th, so Easter would occur
that Sunday, April 12th.
The first appearance of the character
"Easter Bunny" occurred in 16th century Ger-
man writings, which said that if well-behaved
children built a nest out of their caps or bon-
nets they would be rewarded with colored
eggs. This legend then carried over to the
United States in the 18th century when Ger-
man immigrants began settling in the eastern
states.
Today, Easter is a large commodity. Amer-
icans spend nearly $1.2 billion a year on East-
er candy and another $500 million on Easter
decorations reports Patti Wigington in her ar-
ticle, "Easter Eggs: Pagan or Not?"


Photograph of physician/surgeon Alonzo L.
Blalock of Madison County.

ical Examining Board was created in 1905; Blalock
was appointed by Florida Governor Broward as a
member. He remained a member of this board until
1913. He was affiliated with the Madison County
Medical Society as one of its veteran members, and
the Florida State, Medical Society, the Southern
Medical Society as well as the American Medical
Association.
Blalock kept a deep interest in educational and
religious works. He served as chairman of the
Board ,of Steward of the Methodist Episcopal
Church, South, at Madison as well as the superin-
tendant of the church's Sunday School.
Blalock also served as master of the Madison
Lodge No. 11, F & A.M.
The book, The History of Florida: Past and Pre-
sent, presented,by the Lewis Publishing Co., states
that Blalock was a "zealous and effective worker" re-
garding prohibition several years before the nation-
al prohibition law had been passed through
constitutional amendment.


By Alfa Hunt
Greene Publishing, Inc.
There are very few other
treats that are as highly favored
as chocolate. Ancient folklore
from several cultures believed
that by just eating this delicacy,
one could be instilled with faith,
health, strength, and even pas-
sion.
Chocolate comes from the
cacao tree whose pods contain a
seed which can be processed
into the edible chocolate. The ca-
cao tree was discovered approxi-
mately discovered 2,000 years
ago in the tropical rainforest in
South America. The first people
to have known about the cacao
tree were the Mayah cultures
that lived between 250-900 A.D.
The Mayan people would mix
ground cacao seeds with differ-
ent seasoning to make a bitter
and spicy drink, which was be-
lieved to be a healing elixir.
To these ancient cultures,
cacao pods symbolized life as
well as fertility. The pods were
often part of religious rituals
and even weddings. In central
Mexico, the Aztecs thought that
wisdom and power came from
eating the seeds of the cacao.
They also believed that the seeds
had nourishing, fortifying, and
aphrodisiac qualities. It's report-
ed that the Aztec emperor Mon-
tezuma drank chocolate daily in
order to enhance his libido.
Chocolate was introduced to
the Europeans when Cortez and
his army made their way
through South America. In 1519,
Montezuma had offered the
drink to Cortez as a sign of
friendship The Spanish conquis-
tadors brought the cacao seeds
back with them across the At-
lantic.


Portrait of Emma
Alonzo Blalock.


Aline (Jelks) Blalock, wife of


On a more personal level, Blalock met and mar-
ried Emma Aline Jelks at Bellville in Hamilton
County Emma was the daughter of John J. Jelks
who had served in the Seminole Indian wars. Jelks
was a merchant at Bellville, owned a large farm, and
served in the Hamilton County Confederate regi-
ment in the Civil War.
Blalock and his wife had ten children through-
out their marriage. The eldest, Thomas Edwin, was
employed at the Atlantic National Bank in Jack-
sonville until the time of his death. Theophilus
Parvin, the second eldest, was employed at the Bank
of Bartow until the time of his death. The two mid-
dle sons, Clarence A. and John Joseph, entered into
a partnership under the business name of Blalock
Brother which handled automobile tires in both
Madison and Ocala. The next younger son, Carol S.,
worked in the automobile tire business in Live Oak.
The other children of Dr. Blalock and his wife were
James, Emma Aline, Maury, and William.
Blalock passed away in July 1947.


Chocolaf'e

The Europeans began ex-
perimenting with the seeds,
adding new spices as well as sug-
ar to the mixture. The populari-
ty of the beverage spread all
over Europe, becoming a drink
of the high classes, where it re-
mained for several centuries.
In 1780, the very first ma-
chine-made chocolate was pro-
duced in Barcelona, Spain. This
would pave the way for mass-
produced chocolate, which in
turn made the delicacy global.
Later, machines would make it
possible to create a smooth,
creamy, and solid chocolate for
eating instead of the liquid for
drinking. The first chocolate bar
was made by the British choco-
late maker Fry & Sons in the
early 19th century. It wasn't un-
til 1875 that the first milk choco-
late was introduced by. Daniel
Peter of Switzerland.
By this time, chocolate had
become so popular worldwide,
that, during World War II, the
U.S. government had begun
shipping chocolate bars to the
troops. Even today, The U.S.
Army includes chocolate bars in
the troops rations'.
One of the more Well-known
qualities about the delicious
treat is its reputation, as an
aphrodisiac. As the chocolate
drink reached across Europe, its
passion-inspiring reputation
flourished in the French royal
court. Even Giacomo Casanova,
the infamous womanizer of the
18th century is said to have
made a habit of drinking choco-
late just before one of his es-
capades. Even in modern
society, chocolate still has the
reputation of an aphrodisiac.
This is one of the reasons histo-
rians believe chocolate had be-


come associated with Valen-'
tine's Day
"It's believed that during
the 17th century, lovers began
exchanging mementoes on
Valentine's Day, sweet treats
were one of them. In 1868, the
first Valentine's Day box of
chocolates was introduced by
Richard Cadbury," says Susan L.
Fussell for the national Confec-
tioners Association.
Even, though chocolate has
been renowned as an aphrodisi-
ac, scientists say it isn't. Choco-
late contains small amounts of a
specific chemical called
phenylethylamine (PEA), or
more commonly known as the
"love drug". This chemical has
been linked to the regulation of
physical energy, mood, as well as
attention. At certain inoments,
the brain releases tiny amounts
of PEA, elevating blood pres-
sure and heart rate. This would
give one the feeling of being in
love. There is no supporting evi-
dence that the PEA found in
foods increases the PEA amount
in the brain, but many chocolate
consumers do greatly disagree
with this find.
In terms of health, dark
chocolate contains healthy
flavonoids which is similar to
those found in tea, red wine,
fruits, and vegetables: Studies
have shown that small amounts
of dark chocolate con help to im-
prove blood flow and blood sug-
ar as well as insulin sensitivity
However, chocolate candy has
high amounts of saturated fat
and sugar which leads to weight
gain. So small portions of dark
chocolate are actually part of a
healthy diet
For additional information,
visit WebMD.com.


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3 BD/ 2 BA in Cherry Lake
Area. $500 mth/ $500 dep.
Neat 3 Bedroom Home in
Quiet Country Setting.
Partially remodeled.
No pets. $525 per mth. De-
posit required. 850-929-4584.
Leave message.
House For Rent
3 BD/.1BA Fenced.
103 Bird Street.(Behind Ed-
die's Drycleaners on Bay
Street.) HUD Accepted.
Call 305-742-0282
2BRI 1BA Apartment.
Great room. Includes Yard
Wk. Between college
S and Downtown.
$600 mth + $300 Deposit.
Call 850-524-2093,
3 BR/ 1BA House for Rent
$400 per mth + deposit.
Call 386-697-3740





Downtown Office/. Retail
space for rent. 700 to 1,400
Sql ft.567-1523





Commercial/Industrial
Propertywith state high-
wayfrontage Corner
lots.Fronts both Harvey
Greene,Dr. and Highway 53
South.Enterprise Zone
Natural gas line, 8 inch water
main, access to city utilities,
fire hydrant, and service from
two power companies. Prop-
erty has easy access to 1-10,
via SR 53 & SR 14. Will build
to suit tenant or short or long
term lease. Call Tommy
Greene 850-973-4141





For Sale:
House & Lot
In the Town of Suwannee
was $135,000, Now'
$99.000. 2 BR/I BA. Full
Furnished. Ne% Metal
Roof, and New Paini. Util-
ity Building with Washer
and Dryer. Nice Fruit
Trees. 386-719-0421

FOR SALE / OWNER:
FINANCING
ALL LAND BELOW IS
HIGH AND DRY

5 acres Lee, North of Hwy
6, Cayenne Rd., rolling
hills,
restrictions, $39,995
$5,000 down, $325/mo

10 acres Beulah Meadows
Rd, DWMH and houses
allowed, $49,500,, $5,000
down $459/mo

10 acres Old Blue Springs
Rd. access, DWMH and
houses allowed, $49,500,
$5,000 down, $459/mo

25 Acres on Hwy 90, Lee,
$112,500 ($4,500/ac)

Larger tracts available
Call Chip Beggs
850-973-4116

For Sale:
2BR/ 2 BTH Townhouse
at 346 SW Macon St.
Call After 5:30 at 253-1201
Fantastic Lake
and Mountain Views
from this 2 Bed/ 2Bth Home.
Open and CoVered Decks,
Large Screened Porch, Gas
FP, CH/A, Oak Floors &
Cabinets, and Appliances.
Offered Furnished at
$179,900. Call BJ.Peters at
850-508-1900
Land Owners- with good or
bad credit!!! You can own a
new home with $0 down.
Call Will at 850-253-8001.
For Sale 3 Bed/ 2 Bth w.
A.C. on 1/2 Acre in Lee.
Only $599mth.
Call Will for more info at
850-253-8001

For Sale in Hamilton Co.
on 5 Acres.
You Choose Floorplan.
Call Today
850-253-8001

For Sale 4 Bed/2 Bth w. A.C.


in Madison County
for only $649 per mth.
Call to be pre-approved.
850-253-8001

One acre on Diving Bird
Loop for sale. $5500. Call
Derrick or Christy in Cherry
Lake. Call: 229-469-0619,
or 229-242-8294.


BEST CASH DEALS ON
MOBILE HOMES. NO ONE
BEATS MY PRICES
386-719-0044

SINGLE WIDE 14X70 2BR/
2 BATH EXCELLENT
SHAPE NEED CHAS,
PRICED TO SELL CALL
MIKE AT 386-623-4218

MODULAR HOME FOR
SALE IN TOWN SAVE
$20,000.00 TURN KEY
DEAL OWNER SAYS
MAKE AN OFFER IT MUST
SGO CALL MIKE AT
386-623-4218

BRAND SPANKING NEW
2009 5 BEDROOM 3 BATH
2004 Sq Ft $594.31 PER MO.
SELLER PAYS $3,500 TO-
WARD CLOSING COST
CALL MIKE 386-623-4218

PRICE REDUCED! SPA-
CIOUS MFG HOME WITH 4
BEDROOMS, 3 BATH,
BONUS ROOM WITH LOTS
OF WINDOWS. DISCON-
TINUED FLOORPLAN.
FOR MORE INFO CALL
SARAH 386-288-0964

BECOME A HOMEOWNER
FOR THE SAME MONTH-
LY PAYMENTS YOU ARE
THROWING AWAY ON
RENT. CALL SARAH FOR
MORE INFO
386-288-0964

NEED MORE SPACE FOR A
GROWING FAMILY? 2001,
5 BEDROOM, 4 BATH
TRADE-IN., EXCELLENT
CONDITION. FOR MORE
INFO CALL SARAH
386-288-0964

FIRST TIME HOME BUYER
$7,500.00 CASH IN YOUR
POCKET CALL DAVID"
FOR DETAILS 386-719-0044

.WE PAY CASH;.... FOR
YOUR USED MOBILE
l:-IHOIES 1980 OR NEWER.
LYNN SWEAT.
386-365-5129
ZERO DOWN
LAND HOME PACKAGES
Singlewide your land $340.00
P&I per mo, Doublewide your
land $422.00 P&I per mo.
Singlewide & $30,000.00 for
land $520.00 P&I per mo. or
Doublewide.with $30,000.00
for land $602.00 P&I per mo.
Our land your land or buy
land. I specialize in credit
challenged.customers. Appli-
cations over the phone, credit
decision next business day.
Let me help make your new
home dream come true.
Trades welcome.
Call Steve 386-365-5370
FOR SALE 2.68 ACRES
BETWEEN LAKE CITY
AND LIVE OAK
CAN POSSIBLY BE
ZONED COMMERCIAL
MAKE OFFER 386-365-
5129
LYNN SWEAT
HOME ONLY LOANS
No mortgage on your land. Put.
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state land or rental lot. Sin-
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and Doublewides at $440.00.
EVERYTHING INCLUDED
NO HIDDEN CHARGES ,
Call Steve 386-365-5370
HOME BUYERS.. GUARAN-
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B.O.T.!! PROGRAM
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NEW 4 BEDROOM 2 BATH
READY TO MOVE IN.
CALL 386-288-4560,
LOW CREDIT SCORES???
I MAY BE ABLE TO HELP
YOU BUY A HOME.
MUST SELL 5 BR HOME
$49,900.00 CALL
386-288-4560





MARTIN'S
CARPET REPAIR

Re-Stretching, Patching,
Seam Repair, Berber Pulls,
Burns, Water Damage, etc.
Don't waste money to buy
new carpet if you don't have
to....
Call 850-879-0120
or 850-973-2003
for a FREE estimate!

DUNN'S
Lawn Mower Repair
WELDING
New & Used Parts
850-978-4723


2089 NE State Road 6
Madison, FL 32340
ANYTHING LEFT OVER 7 DAYS
WILL BE SOLD


2001 Silver Pontiac
Grand Prix GTP
Daytona 500 Limited
Edition (one of only
2000.) Needs new engine.
Body and interior in exce-
lent condition. Leather,
sunroof, Bose sound sys-
tem, tons of upgrades!!
Must see. Asking $5,500.
Well under blue book
value.
Call 850-879-0179.

1987 Ford Bronco for Sale.
Super hot engine! 58k origi-
nal miles. 'Auto trans. Differ-
ential don't leak.. Only
rolled oyer once but never
"mud bogged". Upper body
has no glass but engine and
running gear awesome! Now
painted camo $500.
850-464-1165




FREE KITTENS
6 Adorable Kittens
Seeking Loving Homes.
Call Donna at 879-0120

SYORKIE PUPS
584-9882

5 Yr. Old Male Himalayan
Mix Cat Needs a Loving
Home Indoors. Neutered.
Very sweet and
laid back persona.
Call Stacy at 879-0179

Adorable Lab/Bull Dog mix
puppies. Free to good home.
850-464-9659




Learn To Play Piano!
Learn to play piano by ear! Af-
fordable piano lessons at beginner
Sand intermediate.level. Basic mu-
sic theory and bhss guitar lessons
also available.For more informa-
tion or to schedule, please call
(850) 464-0114.





CURIOUS ABOUT YOUR
DREAMS??
Call the Dream Line! Every-
one dreams but what do your
dreams mean? Talk to a live
dream interpreter, who can
tell, you what your dreams are
trying to communicate to you.
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$3.99 per minute.
Call 1-800-813-5483




Cert. Nursing Assistantl
(with 20+ years experience)
is seeking PRN as needed.

Available for FT or PT work.

Call 850-253-8018 anytime.




Wanted: Chickens,
turkeys, guineas and
peafowl.

BAND SAWMILL
CALL.85Q-973-4004. IF NO AN-
SWER, PLEASE LEAVE NAME,I
TELEPHONE NUMBER AND
INFORMATION ABOUT THE
MILL





Stunning Jasmine Haute
Couture Wedding Gown.
Stapless A-Line Design
w./Swarovski Crystal .
Detailing and Matching
Veil. Paid $2100 in 2005.
Asking only $350.
Call 850-879-0179

NEW KITCHEN STORE
(from 7th Heaven Flea Mkt.)
has moved to
1050 N. Jefferson Street
(former Radio Shack)
Many Kitchen Themes
Call Ms. Joan
242-9343
Also have custom fitted belts.
Male Donkey. 3 yrs old.
$225. 850-464-1600
Rare Heart-Cut Diamond
Engagement Ring &
Diamond Wedding Band
Set. 10kt White Gold. .25kt
Center Stone.


Asking $500
Call 879-0179
Call 974-4141
To Place Your Ad!


850-838-1422 (SAT/SUN) Furniture
We Buy 850-584-7124 (MON/FRI)
Call Us SAT 9-3 SUN 10-4 Tools


Advent Christian
Village
Cal: 658-JOBS (5627) or visit
www.acvillage.net
Do more than work,
join a family!
Social Services Director- LTC
FT position to lead/direct a ser-
vice team with high standards of
practice at 161-bed long-term
care facility, including
services/programs for memory
impaired and a strong communi-
ty-oriented environment. BSW
and long-term care experience*
Required. MSW strongly
preferred. Two or more years
relevant experience with good
understanding of LTC regs
strongly preferred.
Accounting A/R Clerk.
FT position; HSD or equivalent
required; prior experience in in-
surance billing and coding, PC
operation with MS applications,
including word processor,
spreadsheet, and database re-
quired. Must be detailed
oriented.
Groundskeeper
PT staff for various grounds-re-
lated positions in residential
community; prior experience in
residential or commercial lawn
care a plus; valid Florida DL re-
quired.
PT LPTA- LTC Setting
.Florida licensed PTA.needed to
fill PT position in LTC and 0/P
setting. Must be skilled in all
forms of PT; experience with
geriatric population strongly de-
sired; strong customer service
skills required.
PT Housekeeping Staff
PT position in long-term care
setting for evenings; HS diploma
or equivalentdesired. Experience
in institutional custodial worh.
Including carpets, strongly
desired. Reliable transportation,
willing to worb flexible schedule
(including weekends), and abili-
ty to worth in a team setting with
healthcare staff, residents,
and visitorsrequired.
FT Groundskepper
Residential community; prior.
xerience in residential and com-
mercial lawn care'a plus; valid
Florida DL required.
FT Water/ Wastewater Treat-
ment Operations
Valid FL C water and waste wa-
ter treatment certification re-
quired; dual certification
tror,;dgl, preferred Willing to
consider experienced individual
with FL C certification in drink-
ing water treatment and allow
one year. to obtain FL C waste
water treatment. Experience in
all aspects of water/ waste water
& distribution/ collection sys-
tems required.
Competitive wages & excellent
benefits (health, dental, life,
disability, supplemental insur-
ance, 403b, paid time off,) plus
access to onsite daycare and
fitness facilities.

EOE, Drug Free Workplace,
Criminal background checks
required.
Apply in person at ACV Per-
sonnel Department Mon thru
Fri, 9:00 am. until 4:00 p.m.,
Carter Village Hall, 10680
Dowling Park Drive, Dowling
Park, FL; fax resume/ creden-
tials to (386) 658-5160; or visit
www.acvillaqe net.

FREE FLORIDA LOTTERY
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'You could become a million-
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Free membership booklet. 1-
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Maintenance Director
Must have basic skills in air
conditioning, electrical,car-
pentry/painting and Life
Safety in a Skilled Nursing
Facility. Maintain records
for inspection review. Expe-
rience in SNF or hospital
preferred. Benefits include
health, dental and life insur-
ance, and 401K. Fax resume
to 850-973-2667; Madison
Nursing Center telephone
850-973-4880.


SUWANNEE VALLEY HUMANESOCIETY

CkETTEk C333dPB
BEATURDI sFRI


DOGS:
3239 Belle is a Boxer Mix, she
is 1 year 11 1/2 months old. She
is tan with white on the tip of
front paws. She is a beautiful dog,
great protection for a women. Not
fond of men but with work and
right person, she would be great.
3215 petunia is a Hound mix,
she is 2 year 1 month old. She is
brown and white, she is friendly
but does not get along with other
dogs.
3203 Andy is 2 years 10 1/2
months old. He is a Hound Mix
and is brown. He is a very nice
dogs.
3187 Conway a 2 year 2
month old. Hound mix. He is
brown, white and some black. He
is a really nice dog.
3146 Madison is a Mixed
Breed, she is 2 years 5 months
aid. She is brindle and is a very
sweet dog.


CATS
3619 Natasha is a gray short -
haired cat. She is 10 months old
and is very loveable.
3616 Crumb is a 6 month,
short-haired kitty. He is white
with brindle spots.
3615 Cookie is a Mancoon
Mix. She is a fluffy tabby. She is
2 months old and loves to play.
3614 Dusty is a short haired'
black cat. He is 2 years old and
likes everyone.
3608 Oreo is a 10 month old,,.-
black and white kitty. She has
short-hair and is a very sweet kit-
ty.

Call us (850) 971-9904
or toll-free at 1-866-
236-7812
for more info.
Our animals would
love to meet you!


Substance Abuse
Counselor
Human Services Agency is
seeking a Full-time Substance
Abuse Counselor to serve
adolescents in Madison Coun-
ty. position will perform out-
patient intervention services
and administer prevention
programs in a school based
setting. Preferred candidate-
will have a Master's degree in
social or behavioral science.
Also prefer experience work-
ing with juveniles involved
with substance abuse.
Qualified applicants must,
complete a DISC Village em-
ployment application and sub-
mit to: Madison Counselor,
3333 W. Pensacola St., Suite
150, Tallahassee, FL 32304.
Applications may be
downloaded at www.discvil'
lage.com. Please call (850),
575-4388 for
assistance.
EOE/ Drug Free Workplace.

The City of Madison Gas
Department will be accepting
applications for a
Maintenance/Laborer
Applicants must be 18 years 4f
age, possess a valid Florida Dri-
vers License, high school
diploma or GED, and pass a-
drug test, background check
and physical examination. W6
would prefer someone with at
least one year of field experiL,
ence in pipe fitting or gas
related work.
Job applications may be picked
up at City Hall between the
hours of 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday. We,
will be accepting applications-
for this position from April
13, 2009 until April 24, 2009.
No applications will be accept-
ed for this position after '
5:00 p.m. on April 24th, 2009'
The City of Madison is an.
Equal Opportunity Employer-
and recognizes veteran's
preference.
The Town of Lee is accepting
applications for a Summer i
'Camp Counselor. Camp runs
from June 1st until August 7th.
Applications available at Led
City Hall. Deadline: Friday,.
April 30th, 2009. For more in-;
formation call 971-5867.
Accounting Instructor-
(Full-time) needed at North
Florida Community College.
See www.nfcc.edu for details.

Nursing Instructor Position,
at North Florida Community
College. See www.nfcc.edu-
for details.

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call 1-800-953-5116.
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Jefferson County Road Dept.
is seeking qualified applicants
for the following positions;-,

Heavy equipment operator"
grader, backhoe, excavator.:
High school diploma or GED,
Florida driver's license
Class A, clean background,
check. Pay range is $8.88 to
$13.32.

Equipment operator 1;:
tractors. High school diploma
or GED, Florida drivers li-
cense class B or better, clean
Background check. Pay Range
is $7.67 to $11.50.
Applications available at thd
road dept., clerk's office or on-
line website. Any questions'
call the office at
997-2036.
Closing date for applications
is April 24, 2009. Previous a -
plicants need not re-apply.










Friday, April 17, 2009


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Madison Enterprise Recorder 9B


NOTICE: The District School Board of Madison County,
..Florida, will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at 6:00 p.m.
The meeting will be held in the School Board Meeting Room of the Superin-
tendent's Office, 210 NE Duval Ave. Madison, Florida.
Changes to board policies 6.033,6.281, 6.371, ., 6 .03,4.031, 5.21,
S 5.24, 2.08, 5.23, 6.28, 6.14, 4.13, 4.12, 5.13, 5.15, 2.24, 9.011,9.07,
3.17, 9.02, 3.11.
The proposed document may be viewed at the School Board Office, 210 NE
Duval Ave, Madison, Florida.
Statutory Authority: 1001.41, 1001.42
IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE
BOARD, WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THIS
MEETING OR HEARING, HE/SHE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE
,PROCEEDINGS, AND FOR SUCH PURPOSE, HE/SHE MAY NEED TO
ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS
MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVI-
DENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED.



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 3RD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASENO.2008-438-CA

U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS INDENTURE
TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF THE NOTEHOLDERS OF
AEGIS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES TRUST 2005-3,
MORTGAGE-BACKED NOTES
Plaintiff, "
vs.
SUSAN ROACH DIORIO A/K/A SUSAN DIORIO;
WILLIAM T. DIORIO N/K/A ELLSWORTH JACOB
BURWELL; UNKNOWN PERSONS) IN POSSESSION OF
THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; MARGARET B. SANDS; '
'UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARGARET B. SANDS; JUDY K.
PAUL; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JUDY K. PAUL;
MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA;
Defendants.

NOTICE OF ACTION
To the following Defendant(s):
SUSAN ROACH DIORIO A/K/A SUSAN DIORK
(RESIDENCE UNKNOWN)
WILLIAM T. DIORIO N/K/A ELLSWORTH JACOB BURWELL
(RESIDENCE UNKNOWN)
MARGARET B. SANDS
(RESIDENCE UNKNOWN)
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARGARET B. SANDS
(RESIDENCE UNKNOWN)
JUDY K. PAUL
(RESIDENCE UNKNOWN)
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JUDY K. PAUL
(RESIDENCE UNKNOWN)
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the fol-
lowing described property:'
SEE EXHIBIT "A"
a/k/a 923 HORRY STREET, MADISON, FLORIDA 32340
has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your writ-
ten defenses, if any, to it, on Kahane & Associates, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff,
whose address is 8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000, Plantation, FLORIDA 33324
on or before May 1, 2009 a date which is within thirty (30)
days after, the first publication of this Notice in the MADISON COUNTY'
COURIER and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before ser-
vice on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint.
This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person
with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this
-proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assis-
tance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 145 N. Hernando, Rm. 408,
Lake City, FL 32055, Phone No.
(386) 758-2163 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or plead-
mg; if you arehearing impaired, call 1-
800-955-8771 (TDD), if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via
Florida Relay Services).
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 24th day of March, 2009.


TIM SANDERS
As Clerk of the Court
SBy; Ramona Dickinson
S. As Deputy Clerk

Exhibit "A"
Begin at the SW corner of Lot ofA. C Sasser on.Horry Street in the town of
Madison, Florida,,From thence run South 52 feet. Thence run East 97 feet to
Lot
owned by Lola Rowe, thence run North 52 feet to Lot owned by A. C. Sasser,
Thence run West 97 feet to the Place of Beginning, In the Town of Madison,
and .
Lying and begin in Section 7, Township 1 North, Range 9 East.MADISION
COUNTY, FLORIDA


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA

GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC,

'Plaintiff,
vs.
Case No. 08-223-CA

EDWARD F. SIMMONS a/k/a EDWARD SIMMONS;
VERIA L. WATKINS a/k/a VERA WATKINS; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF EDWARD F. SIMMONS-, UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF VERA L. WATKINS-, MOTT BUICK
COMPANY-, ROY W. FLOYD; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
ROY W. FLOYD as of November 30, 2005-, UNKNOWN
OCCUPANT A residing at 414 NE Country Kitchen Road,
Madison, Florida and UNKNOWN OCCUPANT B residing.
at 414 NE Country Kitchen Road, Madison, Florida,

Defendants.

NOTICE OF ACTION

TO: EDWARD F. SIMMONS a/k/a EDWARD SIMMONS and UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF EDWARD'F. SIMMONS, if alive, and if dead, the unknown
spouses, heirs, devises, grantees, creditors, and all other persons claiming by,
through, under or against her; all unknown persons, if alive and if dead or not
known to be dead or alive, their several and respective unknown spouses,
heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and all other persons claiming by, through,
under or against those natural persons; the several and respective unknown
assigns, successors in interest, trustees and any other person claiming by,
through, under or against any corporation or other legal entity named as de-
fendant-, and all other claimants, persons and parties, natural corporate, or
whose exact status is unknown, claiming by, through, under or against any of
the above-named or described defendants or parties or claiming to have any
right, title or interest in and to the property described herein; and all persons
claiming interest by, through, under or against any known or unknown party
and all persons having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the
property described herein.

',YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action seeking to foreclose an equitable lien and
l,tb quiet title on the following described real property located in Madison
County, Florida'.

1OT8, FOREST GLEN SUBDIVISION, FIRST ADDITION AS RECORD-
D IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 8, OF THE OFFICIAL RECORDS OF MADI-
SON COUNTY, FLORIDA.
4And
1996 GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING COUGAR MOBILE
'HOME VIN- GMHGA4149611041A AND GMHGA4149611041 B
Air Conditioner Skirting Steps
,Including, but not limited to-. *
I 1. The Manufactured Home and all goods that are or may there-
after byoperation of law become accessions to it-, and
S 2) All appliances, machinery, equipment and other goods furnished
'with theManufactured Home (whether or not installed or affixed to it) includ-
ming but not limited to the items listed as "Additional Accessories and Furnish-
ings" onpage 1 of the contract.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA.
WOODLAND III, LTD.,
a Florida limited partnership,

Plaintiff,


ANTHONY MAHON,


CIVIL ACTION

CASE NUMBER: 2008-653-CA

DIVISION:


Defendant.


NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to an Order or a Final
Judgment of Foreclosure in the above-captioned action, I, Tim Sanders, Clerk
of the Circuit Court, will sell the property situated in Madison County, Flori-
da, described as:
PARCEL 11, GLENWOOD FOREST
A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN SECTIONS 11 AND 12, TOWNSHIP 2
SOUTH; RANGE 10 EAST, MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA AND BEING
MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT
THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 12, AND RUN NORTH
89 DEGREES 35 MINUTES 39 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 1,265.40
FEET; THENCE SOUTH 02 DEGREES 47 MINUTES 01 SECONDS EAST,
A DISTANCE OF 1,580.02 FEET TO THE SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY OF
TRACT A; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 41 MINUTES 42 SECONDS
EAST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY, A DISTANCE OF 324.29 FEET;
THENCE LEAVING SAID RIGHT OF WAY; RUN SOUTH 02 DEGREES 47
MINUTES 01 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 1,559.13 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING, FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING; CONTIN-
UE SOUTH 02 DEGREES 47 MINUTES 01 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE
OF 892.91 FEET TO THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY OF TRACT B;
THENCE SOUTH 87 DEGREES 09 MINUTES 04 SECONDS WEST
ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY, A DISTANCE OF 121.92 FEET; THENCE
SOUTH 85 DEGREES 35 MINUTES 09 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID
RIGHT OF WAY, A DISTANCE OF 496.41 FEET; THENCE SQUTH 85 DE-
GREES 05 MINUTES 14 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY,
A DISTANCE OF 1,238.17 FEET TO THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY OF
COUNTY ROAD No. 255; THENCE NORTH 13 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 47
SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY, A DISTANCE OF 918.97
FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID RIGHT OF WAY, RUN NORTH 85 DE-
GREES 45 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 2,034.01 FEET
TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 40.02 ACRES, MORE OR
LESS,
at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the front entrance of
the Madison County Courthouse, located at 125 SW Range Ave, in Madison,
Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 14th day of May, AD, 2009.
Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if
any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file
a claim within 60 days after the sale.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this __ day
of 2009.


TIM SANDERS
Clerk of the Circuit Court


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BY:____
As Deputy Clerk
H. EDWARD GARVIN
Attorney for Plaintiff
P.O. Box 358041
Gainesville, FL 32635
(352) 373-2598
Florida Bar No. 749753
If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order
to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the pro-
vision of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator for the
Third Judicial Circuit, 145 N. Hernando St., PO Box 1569, Lake City, FL
32056, (386) 758-2163, within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice; if
you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8778.





BID NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Madison
County, Florida will be accepting sealed bids for the following: One (1) New
Current Model Tandem Drive Motor Grader, Heavy Duty Category: Cater-
pillar No.12H or. 12M or John Deere 670D or Equivalent, and known as Bid
Number 2009 03.
Sealed bids may be submitted to the Board of County Commissioners by de-
positing same at the Board office located in the Madison County Courthouse
Annex, Room 219,112 East Pinckney Street, Madison, Florida 32340, or Post
Office Box 539, Madison, Florida 32341, anytime prior to 5:00 PM on Mon-
day, April 20,2009. ANY BID RECEIVED AFTER SUCH DATE AND TIME
WILL NOT BE OPENED OR CONSIDERED. Sealed bids must be clearly
marked as a sealed bid and the bid number must be printed on the outside of
the front of the envelope: One (1) New Tandem Drive Motor Grader, Bid
Number 2009 03. BID MUST CONTAIN A COPY OF THE VENDOR'S
MADISON COUNTY OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE WHERE APPLICA-
BLE, OR CERTIFIED STATE CONTRACTOR NUMBER TO BE CONSID-
ERED FOR AWARD.
Bid .Specifications, as well as other pertinent documents, may be obtained
from the Madison County Road Department office located at 2060 NE
Rocky Ford Road (C-591), 2 miles north of Madison, telephone # 850-973-
2156, beginning April 8, 2009. Copies of Specifications are available for in-
spection at the County Commission Office during regular office hours.
Madison County reserves the right to waive any informality or to reject any
or all bids.
Bids will be opened at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 after which all
bids will be available for public inspection. Bid Award by the Board of Coun-
ty Commissioners will be during their regularly scheduled'meeting to be held
on Wednesday, May 6, 2009. All vendors will be notified in writing of the suc-
cessful bidder. .



NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that TERRENCE C. MASON, the holder of
the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the
property, and name in which it is assessed is as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO.: 05-354-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME INWHICH ASSESSED: M. L. & ESTHER PARRISH
Legal Description of Property:
ONE ACRE OF LAND LYING ADJACENT TO THE SOUTH SIDE OF
MADISON AND THOMASVILLE PUBL ROAD, AND LYING ADJACENT
TO THE EAST BOUNDARY LINE OF SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE
SOUTHEASE QUARTER, SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH, RANGE 7
EAST, BEING PART OF SE ? OF SE ?, SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 3
NORTH, RANGE 7 EAST.
All of said property being in the County of Madison, State of Florida. Unless
such certificate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described
in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the west front door at
the Madison County Courthouse on the 20th day of May 2009 at 11:00 a.m.
Dated this day of April 2009.


TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

BY:
DEPUTY CLERK




The Healthy Start Coalition of Jefferson, Madison, and Taylor Counties cur-
rently receives funding from Healthy Families Florida for prevention services
and has one position available. We are soliciting proposals from qualified in-
dividuals for the provision of direct services, as well as data entry. For a copy
of the complete Request for Proposal, please contact Cindy Hutto at 850-948-
2741 or cjhutto@healthystartjmt.org. Proposals should be received by dose of
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day of auction with balance due in cash at closing within 30 days; VEHICLES &
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'ten defenses, if any, on J. Arby Van Slyke, P. A., whose address is 618 West
'Garden Street, Pensacola, Florida 32502, on or before the 27th day of April
;2009, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on
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NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPLY FOR FEDERAL ASSISTANCE
The Madison County Health and Hospital District, Madison County, Florida is
complyingwith the requirements of RD Instfuction 1842-A by publishing this
notice of intent toapply for financial assistance from the U.S.
Department of Agriculture, RuralDevelopment.

The proposed application is for approximately $22,000,000.00 in financial
assistance toconstruct a new 47,000 square foot, 25-bed hospital on an
approximately five acre sitenear North Florida Community College.
A Public Meeting on the proposed project has been scheduled for Monday, April
27,2009, at 12:00 p.m., or as soon as possible thereafter, at the Madison County
MemorialHospital Dining Room. 309 NE'Marion Street, Madison, Florida. The
public is invited toattend and comment on the proposed
project.
Madison County Health and Hospital District
Howard Phillips, Chairman
For questions or further information, please call Mr. David Abercrombie,
CEO/Administrator, Madison County Memorial Hospital, at 850/973-2271




REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
COUNTY ATTORNEY SERVICES
The Board of County Commissioners of Madison County, Florida is
seeking sealed proposals from law firms and individual attorneys for County
Attorney Services.
An original and six copies of sealed proposals should be submitted by hand
delivery to the office of The County Coordinator of Madison County, Flori-
da, at the Madison County Courthouse Annex, 229 SW Pinckney St, Room
219, Madison, Florida or by mail to Post Office Box 539, Madison, Florida
32341, before 4:00 p.m., on Friday, April 24, 2009. Sealed proposals should
be clearly marked "Proposal for County Attorney Services." Questions re-
garding the RFP, or requests for more detailed information such as the
Scope of Work, Minimum Qualifications, and Proposal Instructions may be
directed to the office of the County Coordinator (850) 973-3179.
Madison County reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, to negoti-
ate changes in the new scope of work or services to be provided, and to oth-
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