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Title: The Madison enterprise-recorder
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Publisher: T.C. Merchant
Place of Publication: Madison, Fla.
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Publication Date: September 18, 2009
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Our 145th Year, Number 4


Scott

Thomas

Memorial

Ride Set

For

October

10
Cars and Bikes
welcome
By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Ecclesiastes 3, also
known as 'A Time for
Everything," opens,
"There is a time for
everything, and a season
for every activity under
heaven: a time to be born
and a time to die, a time
to plant and a time to up-
root, a time to kill and a
time to heal, a time to tear
down and a time to build,
a time to weep and a time
to laugh, a time to mourn
and a time to dance..."
Three years ago, on
October 10, 2006, the Lee
community lost one of
its favorite sons, Scott
Please See Thomas,
Page 4A


Friday, September 18, 2009


COWBOYS Display PRIDE

On And Off The Field
By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Madison County High School is getting excellent participation in its new
study hall program, which currently includes over 200 athletes in the three-
day-a-week program. Launched as part of a sweeping commitment to ensure
athletes graduate and are prepared for col-
lege or vocational training, the initia-
tive is simple: studies first, then
athletics.
To support and enhance this
effort, Athletic Director Mike
Coe is incorporating class-
room recognition with the
athletic recognition provided
in the form of awarding
"PRIDE" stickers to varsity
football players for exceptional
achievement. Now, in addition
to awarding stickers for exem-
plary play, Coe sends out an
email every Thursday to teachers
of the players, requesting them to
respond by describing noteworthy
classroom achievements. These Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Michael Curtis,
achievements may also include September 16, 2009
instances of good citizenship in "PRIDE" stickers awarded to Cowboy
addition to scholarship. players are placed on their helmets for
"The attitude around the exceptional performance on the field and
school supporting both athlet- in the classroom.
ics and academics is great. The
teachers and coaches are working closely with the goals Principal
Killingsworth has set, and we are very pleased with the partic-
Please See Pride, Page 4A


Kim Barnhill Participates In

Flu Vaccination Seminar


FDOT

Takes

Part In

Brake

Safety

Week
The Florida Depart-
ment of Transportation
(FDOT), Office of Motor
Carrier Compliance
(OMCC), will be taking
part in the annual
"Brake Safety Week 2009
/ Operation Air Brake,"
and this year's event is
being held from Septem-
ber 13-19, 2009.
This is a safety
event focused on en-
hancing knowledge, reg-
ulatory compliance and
performance of com-
mercial vehicle braking
systems. FDOT Law En-
forcement Officers,
brake suppliers, and in-
dustry partners will be
conducting enforcement
and education activities
with drivers and me-
chanics at truck stops
Please See FDOT, Page
4A


By Lazaro Aleman
Special from The Monticello News
Jefferson and Madison County
Health Department Director Kim
Barnhill is no longer simply a local as-
set; more and more, she is making her
presence known at the national level.
Barnhill, in fact, is a commission-
er on the National Commission on
Prevention Priorities, which as-
sesses the value of preventive
services and advises decision-
makers on preventive services
choices that maximize the im-
pact of their investments; a
board member on the Na-
tional Public Health Foun-
dation, which is
dedicated to improving
the infrastructure and
performance of the pub-
lic health system; and
an executive committee
member on the National
Association of County
and City Health Officials,


which supports efforts that protect
and improve the health of communi-
ties and their populaces.
On Sept. 1-3, Barnhill was one of
12 health officers from across the coun-
try invited to the White House to dis-
cuss the H1N1 (swine) flu pandemic
and the steps to be taken to combat the
spread of the disease. Barnhill said
the White House staff had concerns
about the preparedness of health offi-
cials to get the newly developed H1N1
vaccines out into their communities.
She said the White House staff was
particularly concerned whether rural
communities had the resources and
wherewithal to carry out a massive in-
oculation campaign, which explained
in part her invitation to the series of
meetings over a two-day period.
"I assured them that we had a plan
and the support of the other local
health providers," Barnhill said, ex-
plaining that the plan includes a pub-
lic awareness component, along with
Please See Barnhill, Page 4A


Ray Charles Dedication


Set For September 23
By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
On September 23 at 10 a.m., residents and friends of Greenville will join the
family and friends of Ray Charles at Haffye Hayes Park,
which is located at US 90 and SR 221 in Greenville. The
gathering will conclude with the dedication of the his-
toric renovation of the legendary entertainer's child-
hood home.
Greenville matriarch, civic leader and councilwoman
Elesta Pritchett will open the occasion, followed by Jim
Parrish, who will be recognizing special guests. Lu-
cille Day will then introduce the project.
To conveniently move those gathered at the
park to the historic home nearby, the Madison
County School District has graciously provided
buses, since parking would be so limited.
Once at the house, Reverend
J.B. Duval will give an invo-
cation.
The Greenville Town Council
will then be unveiling the historic
marker, providing a unique and awe-
some landmark in both music and
Madison County history The Ray
Charles Heritage Committee will
close the ceremony with a ribbon
cutting, at which time visitors will
be permitted to tour the house be-
fore returning to Haffye Hayes
Park for light refreshments.
Michael Curtis can be reached
at michael@greenepublishin-
g.com.


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F Editor's Note: What follows is a letter
that was sent out to residents of the Town of Lee
about a public hearing on a proposed wastewater
system on Tuesday evening, Sept. 22. The letter
indicates (based on early projected numbers
which could change when everything is final)
that the new system could cost residents $58-$67
per month (including water and sewer). It also
says that residents who fall in the low to moder-
ate income range will be provided free water
hook-ups. Those who don't fall in that range will
have to demolish their septic tanks and hook up
to the system themselves. The moderate income
range, if I remember correctly, was $39,900 a year
That would eliminate a lot of people in Lee from
being eligible for free hook-up and put an extra
burden on the consumer While I agree that there
are many people in Lee who need the sewer sys-
tem, the costs seem to be too prohibitive with the
early projections. I would be for the system if
everyone in Lee qualified for the free hookup and
it added very little to the water bill (which mine
runs about $24 per month). I urge everyone, for
and against the proposed system, to attend the
public hearing and voice their concerns on Tues-
day, Sept. 22, at 7p.m. Jacob Bembry, Editor

Dear Resident,
The Lee Town Council is considering an is-
sue that will impact each member of our com-
munity This letter is written to invite you to
attend a public hearing scheduled for Septem-
ber 22nd at 7 p.m. at Lee City Hall to discuss the
project, its cost, and the scope of the work.
Let's begin with the issue being considered:
development of a waste-water collection and
transmission system (city sewer). This consid-
eration is a result of numerous requests from
our community Residents expressed concern
over their failing septic tanks. Trailer Park
owners requested approval to upgrade from mo-
bile homes to duplexes, and others wanted to
know why the town couldn't attract businesses
to create jobs and provide conveniences for the
community Those are the reasons the project
was initiated.
The Town Council has been pursuing this
project for several years. In 2007 the town re-
ceived a grant for $400,000 to pay for all the en-
gineering and design required to construct the
sewer system. The initial project was in excess
of $13 million dollars. In an attempt to reduce
the construction cost, the town entered into an
inter-local agreement with the City of Madison.
This agreement reduced the project cost by
eliminating the need to purchase land for the
construction of a waste treatment facility and
the need to hire additional employees, because
Madison will process the town's waste water.
The project cost was reduced to $5.2 million
dollars, which was too much for the town to ex-
pend, so the project was set aside until grant
funding became available. In May the town was
awarded a grant for $3,474,900. An additional
$1,215,100 dollar loan was required so a State Re-
volving Loan was applied for at an interest rate
of 2.98% for 30 years. Another grant has been
applied for which will cover the additional
$552,000. necessary to begin construction. A re-
quirement of the grant is to have all the engi-
neering, permitting, and contracts in place by
September 23rd.
What is required of you and how will you be
impacted? The areas that will be affected are
Service Areas 1,2, 4,and 5 (you will note these
areas on the map that has been enclosed) The
waste water lines will not extend into Pine
Trace, due to the cost to extend the lines in this
area. In the areas stated, waste water lines will
be constructed and connection to the system
will be required for those who can gravity feed
to the main line. This will require your septic
tank to be pumped, crushed, filled with sand,
and a connection made to the pipe that once
connected to your septic tank. This pipe will
then run to the main service line. The cost for
these activities will vary due to the circum-
stances; density of trees, distance, and other ob-
stacles. The Town of Greenville stated that
connection costs for their project was approxi-
mately $1,200; however, the Town of Lee's engi-
neer provided an estimate of approximately
$2,500. per household. Residents whose income
is in the low to moderate income brackets will
be provided hook-ups at no cost through a
iPlease See Editorial. Pate 4A


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Superman
It may sound absurd...but don't be naive
Even heroes have the right to bleed
I may be disturbed...but won't you concede
Even heroes have the right to dream
It's not easy to be me...
"Superman," Five for Fighting
Sometimes, I feel like I'm Superman. I'm ready to
take on and conquer the world. After all, I'm told in the
Bible that "I can do all things through Christ who
strengthens me." (Philippians 4:13)
A day at the news desk convinces me that I still have
a long ways to go to reach perfection. I'm like Peter who
sank in the water when he took his eyes off Jesus. I'm
thrashing about trying to keep from drowning.
Works piles up on me and I find myself drowning, re-
alizing that I am only mortal Clark Kent and not the Man
of Steel. There are stories to write, telephones to answer,
leads to chase, stories to edit. It's not easy being Clark
Kent or Perry White or whoever I'm supposed to be.
Then, I remember that Jesus did not let Peter drown.
He reached down His hand and pulled Peter up from the
raging water. Time and again, He reaches down and pulls
me up, puts me back on my feet and I look to Heaven and
off I go.
Look. Up in the sky It's a bird. It's a plane. It's Super-
man.. .Nope. It's just Jacob, a mere mortal
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NOTICE OF BUDGET

HEARING


The Madison County Board of County
Commissioners has tentatively adopted a
budget for Fiscal Year 2009/2010. A pub-
lic hearing to make a FINAL DECISION on
the budget AND TAXES will be held on
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
at 5:30 P.M. in the
Commissioners' Meeting Room #107
Courthouse Annex,
229 SW Pinckney Street
Madison, Florida


Budget Summary

Madison County Board of County
Commissioners Fiscal Year 2009/2010

FY2009/2010
Proposed Budget


Health


Budgeted Revenues

Ad Valorem Taxes

Other Taxes
Licenses & Permits
Intergovernmental
Charges for Service
Miscellaneous
Inter-fund Transfers
Reserves Used
Sub Total
Less 5%
95% Est. Revenue
Cash Bal. brought forward

Total Revenues


Millages


General
Revenue


Transportation Special Revenue Law Enforcement
Fund Fund & Corrections Fund


8.9440 41,000 1,652,901


1,966,871
164,410
329,231
457,274


30,225
151,488
132,813
41,000 4,885,213
(244,261)
41,000 4,640,952
1,092,891


2,433,968
1,700
8,199,886

29,560
0
296,542
10,961,656
(548,083)
10,413,573
952,678


3,653,996
523,787
1,126,300
65,235
524,206
150,838
6,044,362
(302,218)
5,742,144
1,144,328


41,000 5,733,843 11,366,251 6,886,472


4,204,627


284,725
144,350
2,200
57,500

4,693,402
(234,670)
4,458,732
264,165


Total


5,898,528

8,054,835
166,110
9,337,629
1,727,924
127,220
733,194
580,193
26,625,633
(1,329,232)
25,296,401
3,454,062


4,722,897 28,750,463


Budgeted Expenditures


General Government
Court Related
Public Safety
Physical Environment
Transportation
Economic Environment
Human Service
Culture & Education
Debt Service
Reserve for Future Bond Iss.
Sub Total
Interfund Transfer Out
Total Expenditures

Reserves Remaining
Total Expenditures & Reserve


41,000


2,771,797
112,536
263,290
170,648

203,912
557,397
532,155


10,301,724


402,035
1,768,732

444,740
1,672,813
300,000
646,781


4,693,402


2,771,797
112,536
5,358,727
1,939,380
10,301,724
648,652
2,271,210
832,155
646,781
0


41,000 4,611,735 10,301,724 5,235,101 4,693,402 24,882,962
314,477 0 519,206 0 833,683


41,000 4,926,212 10,301,724 5,754,307

807,631 1,064,527 1,132,165
41,000 5,733,843 11,366,251 6,886,472


4,693,402 25,716,645

29,495 3,033,818
4,722,897 28,750,463


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FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED TAXING
AUTHORITY AS A PUBLIC RECORD.


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Looking for ways to increase your money as we
head into the Fall season? Consider the following
ideas that Rutgers Extension Financial Specialist,
Barbara O'Neil suggests will get you on the right
track. It's short, but following the suggestions will
help increase your bottom line.
Build An Emergency Fund Set aside at least
three to six months expenses as a reserve for the un-
expected. Although interest rates are low, shop
around and look into a money market fund to earn
better return. Start by putting a set amount of mon-
ey away each week. Try different strategies, save all
of your coins or deposit the money in a savings ac-
count when you get your pay check.
Chip Away at Debt Set a goal to pay off a loan
or credit care balance by a certain date. If you have
many debts, consider paying off the smaller bal-
ances first and roll the payment. Contact the Madi-
son Extension office for a PowerPay analysis to I
accelerate debt repayment.
Bank a Windfall Save a bonus or tax refund tes
instead of spending it. It can become the emergency
fund you have been trying to set up.
Shop around for goods and services This
includes the purchase or use of home contractors,
insurance policies, credit cards and banking ser-
vices. Use the "Rule of Three" and compare at least
three providers with criteria such as cost and expe-
rience.
Keep good records Set up a simple system if
you don't already have one. Purchase an inexpen-
sive home filing system with labels and file folders.
Track your monthly income and record expenses,
making adjustments if you need to reduce spending.
For more information on money management,
contact the Madison County Extension Service.
The University of Florida Extension/IFAS -
Madison County is an Equal Employment Opportu-
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vide research, educational information and other
services only to individuals and institutions that
function without regard to race, color, sex, age,
handicap or national origin.
Budget Summary
Suwannee River Water Management District Fiscal Year 2009-2010


General Fund Special Revenue Funds Total All Funds


CASH BALANCES BROUGHT FORWARD $8,150,000 $8,797,271 $16,947,271

ESTIMATED REVENUES

TAXES
Ad Valorem Taxes (Millage per $1000 /0.4399 Mills) $6,020,000 $0 $6,020,000
Documentary Stamp Taxes $0 $2,401,792 $2,401,792
Florida Forever $0 $7,285,000 $7,285,000
PERMIT AND LICENSE FEES $0 $208,000 $208,000
OTHER INCOME
INTERGOVERNMENTAL REVENUES
2010 Legislative Appropriations $0 $4,800,000 $4,800,000
Local Revenues $0 $0 $0
Wetlands Grant $0 $247,000 $247,000
DEP Coastal Zone Management Grant $0 $0 $0
ERP Grant $0 $453,000 $453,000
Suwannee River Partnership Grant $0 $608,390 $608,390
Delineated Areas Grant $0 $40,000 $40,000
DOT Grants $0 $30,000 $30,000
Dept. of Agriculture And Consumer Services $0 $0 $0
Water Protection & Sustainabilty Grant $0 $3,266,812 $3,266,812
DEP Monitoring Grant $70,000 $0 $70,000
SWIM Revenue $0 $0 $0
FEDERAL GRANTS
FEMA Grants $0 $1,355,620 $1,355,620
NRCS Grants $0 $200,000 $200,000
TEA-21 Grant $0 $0 $0
MISCELLANEOUS REVENUES
Interest and General Sales $150,000 $66,600 $216,600
Timber Sales $0 $100,000 $100,000
P2000 Resale. -USFS/PCS $0 $7,567,000 $7,567,000
PCS Mitigation Funds $0 $604,000 $604,000
R.O. Ranch $0 $3,539,400 $3,539,400
FUND TRANSFERS $0 $0 $0

TOTAL REVENUES AND OTHER SOURCES $6,240,000 $32,772,614 $39,012,614

TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUES AND BALANCES $14,390,000 $41,569,885 $55,959,885


EXPENDITURES/EXPENSES

Salaries And Benefits $2,730,086 $3,177,503 $5,907,589
Other Personal Services $809,245 $10,566,097 $11,375,342
Expenses $1,076,250 $575,500 $1,651,750
Operating Capital Outlay $294,000 $112,000 $406,000
Fixed Capital Outlay $0 $16,759,273 $16,759,273
Interagency Expenditures $272,000 $1,712,000 $1,984,000

TOTAL EXPENDITURES/EXPENSES $5,181,581 $32,902,373 $38,083,954

Reserves $9,208,419 $8,667,512 $17,875,931

TOTAL EXPENDITURES AND RESERVES $14,390,000 $41,569,885 $55,959,885

THE TENTATIVE, ADOPTED, AND/OR FINAL BUDGETS ARE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED TAXING
AUTHORITY AS A PUBLIC RECORD.


I wrote the following poem at a
time when the Iraqi War was raging.
The present war in Afghanistan may
not have all the dramatic effects of
that one but it seems to be taking more
precious young lives than the first.
They may have been our future Ein-
steins, Edisons, Wrights, Whitmans,
or even, Heaven forbid, politicians.
And, who was it who said, "I know
where Bin Laden is and I will get
him," and how long ago has that been?

THE "BEAUTY" OF WAR
By Thelma Thompson

We saw this lovely planet's skies
Fill with technicolored war;
From a smoke -filled background
Of burning oil rose colors of red-
Blood and danger-yellow
Cowardice, treachery, terrorism-
Green, jealousy and greed-
War brings a terrible beauty
To a world entranced
By the deadly allure of its siren
call
Patrons of the art called war
Sat enthralled in front row TV
seats
As an amazing high drama
unfolded
On a world stage of huge
proportions-
Mechanized military cavalry
Rolled quickly crost deserts sands
While overhead were birds of war,
Tomahawk missiles, mushroom
clouds,
Black Hawks and Stealths ruled
the night-
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of war'
Added 'shock and awe' to an
audience numb
From the spectacular intensity
The precision and accuracy,
Of the drama called "War."
Outside this theater of war
World citizens, confused, milled
about
As rumors flew. While inside on
stage
The war shed its coat of beauty-
The siren has ensnared its victim
And become again the ugly
monster-
On the huge stage, before
A confused and bewildered
populace,
Lay a war-torn and desolated land-
The shimmering sands, the
wailing winds,
The storms of dust so strong and
dense
Now cloud the depth of
desolation-
The war is over-a terrible price
was paid;
The White Horse that is America
The blood-stained from hoof to
chest
Is a symbol of hope
To tyrant ruled lands,
But how high the price of
freedom;
And is it worth that price
When the feeding hand is bitten
By the ungrateful dog
As soon as his chain is broken;
A question now remains
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NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING

The Suwannee River Water Management District has
tentatively adopted a budget for Fiscal Year 2009-10.

This notice is applicable to the following counties:

All of: Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor, Union
Parts of: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Jefferson, Levy, Putnam

A public hearing to make a FINAL DECISION on the budget and TAXES
will be held on
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 5:30 p.m.
at:

Suwannee River Water Management District
9225 County Road 49 (corner US 90 and CR 49)
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Editorial

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CDBG grant. Those who do not qualify for grant funding
will be able to hire a contractor to connect to the system
or they may do the work themselves. The Health Depart-
ment is waiving all permit fees for those connecting dur-
ing construction of the project.
Regarding costs, here are the estimated monthly
costs currently in hand. Please note these are estimates
as the council has not awarded construction contracts.
The only cost figures, as with the estimates for septic sys-
tem crushing noted above, are broad general estimates.
We have been told that actual costs may come in lower, but
again, we regret this final figure will not be known until
only a few days before deadline. This was unavoidable.
Waste water rates are based on the gallons of water
utilized per month, for example:
43000 gallons of water- $22.74
34000 gallons of wastewater- $3619
Total bill $58.93
5,000 gallons of water- $26.48
5,000 gallons of waste water- $41.23
Total- $67.71
Council has not determined if they will go forward
with this project because they want community input.
These are difficult times, and an extra monthly bill may
not be in your budget; but the community must make a
choice. The choice you make will affect the future of the
town so it must be thoughtfully considered.
The grant funding to pay for the project is an oppor-
tunity A grant in this amount for waste water is rare. If
this grant is returned, the funding source (the Depart-
ment of Environmental Protection) will not provide an-
other. If the town should pursue a waste water project at
a later date, the residents may have to carry the entire
burden.
Economic Development does not happen without in-
frastructure (roads, water & sewer) and businesses will
not locate in a community without it. How many conve-
niences (stores, banks, etc.) do communities have that
don't have a water and waste-water system? If a commu-
nity won't invest in itself; why would a business?
Over the past several years, concern has been ex-
pressed regarding the adverse condition and proper
drainage of septic systems, which has been made all the
worse by the high water table in the area. This has been
especially bad following the flood because in order for sep-
tic systems to perform properly from an environmental
standpoint, the drain field can't be overrun with water.
They will still flush, but they don't filter properly through
the soil and contaminate nearby ground water.
Water quality has become a priority for Florida and
more stringent guidelines for septic systems have been es-
tablished. Residents can anticipate additional state regu-
lations.
These are the items under consideration, so the ques-
tion remains, do you feel the Town of Lee should con-
struct the sewer lines while funding is available?
The Town Council wants to hear from you. If you are
unable to attend the meeting, you can still voice you opin-
ion. It will take less than 5 minutes of your time to call
city hall and say either yes you would like waste water
within the city limits; or no you are not interested. Please
attend the meeting of September 22nd for more informa-
tion or call 971-5867.
Sincerely,
Ernestine Kinsey
Mayor


Music LESSONS

Sissy Kilpatrick
Piano ~ Voice ~ Organ ~ Cello
Lessons given at First Baptist Church in
Greenville, Mondays Day and Evening
F.S.U. Music Degree Church Musician
Retired School Teacher
850-997-3717


FDOT

cont from Page 1A
and weigh stations and other locations as a part of
the annual "Brake Safety Week 2009 / Operation Air
Brake."
The objective of Operation Air Brake is to help
drivers and mechanics understand the importance of
proper brake inspection, maintenance and opera-
tion.
The theme of this year's "Brake Safety Week
2009" is: "HAVE YOU CHECKED YOUR BRAKES
TODAY?"
Why does the FDOT OMCC
take part in this event?
The braking systems on commercial vehicles are
complicated and contain many parts, all of which
need constant inspection and attention to ensure
proper operation and performance.
Brakes are what enable the vehicle to stop and
they are vital to its safe operation.
Over the years, the National Transportation
Safety Board has investigated a number of high-pro-
file commercial vehicle crashes and identified that
problems associated with brake operation, inspec-
tion and / or maintenance contributed to the crash-
es.
Results from the 2006 USDOT Large Truck Cau-
sation Study indicated that brakes were a factor in
over 29 percent of all the crashes investigated.
By far, brakes comprise the largest percentage of
commercial vehicles being placed out of service. Vi-
olations citied during roadside inspections are over
51percent.
The Tallahassee and Lake City Field Offices of
the OMCC will be conducting brake inspections / en-
forcement at the weigh stations within these areas.
The Tallahassee Field Office will have officers con-
ducting inspections / enforcement at the Madison
Weigh Station on Interstate 10 in Madison County
The Lake City Field Office will have officers conduct-
ing inspections / enforcement at the White Springs
Weigh Station on Interstate 75 near the state line.
Educational material will be given to drivers
during each inspection, and placed at truck stops in
the area of the weigh stations for drivers to review.
Education and awareness is another tool in helping
keep our highways safe.
The FDOT OMCC is committed to highway safe-
ty Through enforcement and education, lives can be
saved.
If you have any questions or concerns about
"Brake Safety Week 2009 / Operation Air Brake,"
please contact Captain Derek Barrs, who is the Re-
gional Commander for the Tallahassee and Lake City
Field Offices. He can be reached at 850-488-5140 or 386-
961-7300.



Pride

cont from Page 1A
ipation we're getting. Athletes understand that they
must perform on and off the field," Coe noted.
Athletes are required to attend these new study
halls each of the three days they are offered before
they can attend practice. Impressively, they also
practice two days a week at 6 a.m., before school
starts.
Coe has brought various research regarding
best practices for athletic scholarship, recognizing
that both are essential to future success. Most of all
though, he and his fellow coaches realize that care
and encouragement are the real recipe for success.
Last year, Head Coach Frankie Carroll was
named by USA Today as Most Caring Coach of The
Year. Demonstrating that role models are as impor-
tant as trophy winners, all agree the Cowboys are
displaying pride on and off the field.
Michael Curtis can be reached at
michael@greenepublishing.com.


BUDGET SUMMARY
CITY OF MADISON FISCAL YEAR 2009 -2010


CASH BALANCE BROUGHT FORWARD
ESTIMATED REVENUES:
Taxes:
Ad Valorem Taxes
Sales and Use Taxes
Charge for Services
Intergovernmental Revenue
Licenses and Permits
Fines and Forfeitures
Franchise Fees
Federal and State Grants
Interest Earned/Other
TOTAL REVENUES AND OTHER
FINANCING SOURCES
TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUES AND
BALANCES
EXPENDITURESIEXPENSES
General Government
Fire Department
Police Department
Street Department
Parks/Cemetery Department
Community Development Department
Superfund
Water Department
Sewer Department
Debt Services
Natural Gas Department
Sanitation Department
Warehouse Department
Transfers to General Fund
Transfers to Sanitation
Transfers to Warehouse Fund
TOTAL EXPENDITURESIEXPENSES


Millage Per $1000
6.0484


GENERAL
FUND
$ 200,000.00


$ 522,000.00
$ 1,080,700.00
$ 49,300.00
$ 713,500.00
$ 35,000.00
$ 94,100.00
$ 220,200.00
$ 79,304.00
$ 31,000.00


WATERS& SEWER NATURAL GAS
FUND FUND
$ 1,007,000.00 $ 75,000.00



$ 2,046,500.00 $ 896,150.00



$ 40,000.00 $ 1,000.00


SANITATION WAREHOUSE
FUND FUND
$ 30,000.00 $ 35,000.00



$ 295,000.00 $ 146,500.00
$ 120,000.00 $ 43,375.00



$ 250.00 $ 250.00


$ 2,825,104.00 $ 2,086,500.00 $ 897,150.00 $ 415,250.00 $ 190,125.00

$ 3,025,104.00 $ 3.093,500.00 $ 972,150.00 $ 445,250.00 $ 225,125.00


551,371.00
562,150.00
989,908.00
449,000.00
168,300.00
192,875.00
111,500.00


822,916.00
1,376,714.00
243,495.00


$ 809,150.00


500,000.00 $ 150,000.00
120,000.00
30,375.00 $ 13,000.00


381,750.00
$ 225,125.00
63,500.00


TOTAL
BUDGET
$ 1,347,000.00


522,000.00
1,080,700.00
3,433,450.00
876,875.00
35,000.00
94,100.00
220,200.00
79,304.00
72,500.00


$ 6,414,129.00

$ 7,761,129.00


551,371.00
562,150.00
989,908.00
449,000.00
168,300.00
192,875.00
111,500.00
822,916.00
1,376,714.00
243,495.00
809,150.00
381,750.00
225,125.00
213,500.00
43,375.00


Reserves


TOTAL APPROPRIATED EXPENDITURES
AND RESERVES


$ 3 025 10400 $ 3093 $


0 0052544 $ 225 125 0


THE TENTATIVE, ADOPTED, AND/OR FINAL BUDGETS ARE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED TAXING AUTHORITY
AS A PUBLIC RECORD.


Barnhill


cont from Page 1A
vaccinations of the community's most H1N1 vulnerable
members: the very young, pregnant women and those
with medical conditions.
"It was quite an experience," Barnhill said. "The
neatest thing was to interact with them (White House
staff) and know that you're helping to develop health
policy at the national level. It was the most interesting
thing that I've done in my professional career."
Barnhill said that others attending the two-day
conference included personnel from the Federal Emer-
gency Management Agency (FEMA), Homeland Secu-
rity and a staffer who reported directly to President
Barack Obama. She said that beyond the topics of pre-
paredness and the specific preparations for the H1N1
vaccination campaign, the group discussed the distri-
bution of the vaccines on tribal lands, the regular sea-
sonal influenza and other health-related issues.
"This is a big project for everyone to undertake,"
Barnhill said of the vaccination campaign. "There
will be challenges ahead. One thing that you can count
on is that the virus will change.
She said one of the things that she and the other
health officers were able to impress on the federal offi-
cials was that a big component of the fight against the
influenza, other than the vaccines, was public aware-
ness about good hygienic habits and other practices
that could prevent contagion. These steps, which
health officials have been diligently emphasizing lo-
cally, include the regular washing of the hands, avoid-
ing sick people and staying home if one contracts the
flu.
Barnhill said she expected the Jefferson Health
Department will receive its first allotment of the vac-
cine by the first of October and will begin its inocula-
tion campaign soon after. She cautioned, however, that
the vaccines likely would be in short supply at first, as
the product is being produced outside the country and
is being shipped "in waves". Consequently, health offi-
cials will concentrate their initial efforts on the most
at-risk persons, which are the very young and preg-
nant women.
"It's a rather mild virus so far, except for the at-risk
category, which is the very young and pregnant
women," Barnhill said. "Babies are dying, but we can't
vaccinate anyone under six months, so we're focusing
on pregnant women."
She said those 65 and older would be included in
the vaccinations eventually, but not at first. She said this
particular age group wasn't as susceptible to the H1N1
flu, either because they had been exposed to a similar
strain of the virus earlier in their lives and had devel-
oped immunity to it, or because at some point they had
received a flu shot that protected them against the virus.
"We'll have an ample supply of the vaccine for the
over 65 age group, but they will not be included in the
first wave," Barnhill said.
She encourage this group, however, to get the regu-
lar influenza shot, which her department will begin dis-
pensing on Sept. 14.
As for the H1N1 flu, Barnhill confirmed that Flori-
da now had 77 deaths from the disease and that it was al-
ready in Jefferson County
"We know that if someone has influenza, it's H1N1,"
Barnhill said. "It's pushed out every other strain of
virus. If you get the flu, it's 99 percent certain that it's the
H1N1 influenza, and anyone with underlying health con-
ditions needs to take special precautions."


Thomas

cont from Page 1A

Thomas, in a tragic accident. It was a time to mourn.
Now, three years later, on Saturday, October 10, it is time
to turn sorrow to celebration, as the third Annual Scott
Thomas Memorial Ride is scheduled to pull out of the
Lee Volunteer Fire Department for its celebrated coun-
tywide Poker Run.
Scott's parents, Reese and Cindy Thomas, along
with family, friends and colleagues at the Lee VFD
where Scott was a cherished member, invite both bikers
and car riders to join them in this worthwhile event. All
proceeds will go to support the department, purchase
scholarships and help needy families in the area.
Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the firehouse located
at 326 North Hwy 255, just north of US 90, and adjacent
to Lee City Hall. First bike/car pulls out at 10 a.m., with
the last bike/car out at 11 a.m. The last bike/car back
will be at 4 p.m.
The ride fee is only $15 and $5 for each passenger.
Poker hands are $5 each, or $10 for three. There will also
be a 50/50 drawing and great prizes along the way
Michael Curtis can be reached at
michael@greenepublishing.com.



NOTICE OF BUDGET

HEARING


The City of Madison has tentatively
adopted a budget for
fiscal year 2009-2010.
A public hearing to make a
FINAL DECISION on the budget
AND TAXES will be held on
Tuesday, September 22, 2009


at 5:30 p.m. at
City Hall, 321 SW Rutledge St.,
Madison, Florida.


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September 19
Lamp Music Artists LifeSong
will be in concert at Sirmans Bap-
tist Church in Greenville on Satur-
day, September 19, starting at 6
p.m. Admission is free. A love of-
fering will be received during the
concert. For more information,
please call (850) 948-4228.
September 19
Come to the River Healing
Arts Festival Saturday, September
19, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Discover the
nature of your heart at the
Stephen Foster Folk Cultural Cen-
ter State Park, located on US 41 in
Historic White Springs. Experi-
ence Laughing, Meditation, Yoga,
Qigong, Tai Chi, Acupuncture,
Massage, Chiropractics. Learn
Mind/Body Techniques and Nat-


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ural Remedies. Free mini Semi-
nars throughout the day, over 30
vendors offering healthy products
and hand made crafts. FREE Ad-
mission with paid entrance into
park ($5.00 per car up to 8 occu-
pants). For more info, call (386)-397-
2452 or www.stephenfostercso.org.
September 20
The Madison County Histori-
cal Society will meet on Sunday,
September 20, at 2:30 p.m. The
meeting will be held in the Madi-
son County Library Meeting
Room. All members are invited to
attend.
September 27
Madison Church of God will
be holding a Men's Breakfast fel-
lowship on Sunday, September 27,
at 8 a.m. All men are invited and


church members are encouraged
to bring a friend.
September 27
Legendary Naomi and the Se-
gos will be in concert at Midway
Church of God on Sunday evening,
September 27, at 6 p.m. Admission
is free, however a love offering will
be received during the concert. For
more information, please call (850)
971-5200.
September 27
Hanson United Methodist
Church will be holding their annu-
al Homecoming on Sunday, Sep-
tember 27, starting at 11 a.m. The
guest speaker for the event will be
Connie Peterson, who is the na-
tional director for the Covenant
Bible College of Madison. Every-
one is invited to attend.


Way Back When...


September 16, 1949
Coach Paul Martin,
who guided Trenton to
nine football victories
last season against a
loan defeat last season,
has taken over the reins
at Madison High for the
1949 season. Players for
the Red Devils include
Porky Wynn, Robert
Sanderson, Richard
Brockman, Charles Mil-
ford, Forrest Brown,
Chandler Rains, "Mutt"
Wilson, Ray Coffee,
Charles Hitchcock,
Leonard Thurman,
Grant Green, Bobby
Williamson, Bob
Copeland, Ladell Broth-
ers, Jim Bevan, Ed Pe-
tree, Buddy Stokes, B.E
Killingsworth, Bill
Gross, Jim Hunter,
Charles O'Quinn,
Richard Brown, WC.
Copeland, William
Smith, Jim Devane,
Lavaughn Haskell, Bud-
dy Williams, Billy Oliver,
Billy Beggs, Larry Roffe,
J.T. Ragans, Jack Austin,
Albert Lamb, Eugene
Wheeler, Ashley Beggs,
Clayton Jones, Ralph
Wynn, Ed Henry, Johnny
Gardner, Frank Bell,
Connie Clark, Harmon
Kiser and Elbert Sulli-
van.
Mr. and Mrs. Farris
Bryant and daughters,
Julie and Cecilia, of
Ocala, were weekend
guests of Mr. and Mrs.
D.E Burnett.
Albert Miller is
starting a dairy at Pine
Island this week.
The School Boy Pa-
trol was installed at


Madison Elementary
School on Wednesday,
Sept. 7 by Chief Lonnie
Davis. Installed were:
Capt. Tommy Howerton,
Lt. J.P. Morrow, Earl
Davis, Calvin Boden-
stein, A.W Chasteen, Wi-
ley Selman, Jimmie
Busby, Capt. Arnie Tate,
Lt. John Fraleigh, Rhett
Craig, Burt Jones, Edwin
Browning, Jr., Ander
Gibbs, George Young, Jr.
September 18, 1959
Elbert Strickland,
whose marriage to Miss
Lantie Louise Pickels
took place Sunday at the
Hopewell Baptist
Church, was compli-
mented with a stag sup-
per prior to the wedding
given at the Withla-
coochee River Lodge by
fellow employees at the
Madison Post Office. A
seafood menu with cof-
fee and dessert was
served. Hosts presented
the honoree with a set of
china, a set of kitchen
ware and utensils. Hosts
were postmaster M.J.
Blalock, Carroll Blalock,
Jr., Bill Brown, G.E.
Christmas, Harry L.
Cowart, S.G. Morrow,
Eddie Edwards and
Wilmer Strickland.
Kin Johnson has
been named a squad
leader in Company C at
Marion Institute, where
he is a student.
Bryan Electric's
pickup, driven by Red
Swift, was smashed by a
Pontiac sedan at 7:30
Thursday morning at
the intersection of Base
and Range Streets. Red


was cut and bruised on
the right arm. The Ponti-
ac ran into a parking me-
ter.
Gerald Hall, of Cher-
ry Lake, a graduate of
Madison High School,
left last Tuesday for
Waco, Texas, to enter
Baylor University. Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Hall ac-
companied their son on
the trip.
September 19, 1969
The Lee 4th, 5th, 6th
4-H Club met Sept. 9.
Members present includ-
ed Elmer Bowen, Steve
Ellison, Terry L. Putnal,
Jim Bob Searcy, James
Rutherford, Nathan
Williams and Jerry Wil-
son.
George Townsend
was one of four men in
Florida receiving an
award for Contributions
to Agriculture by the
Florida County Agricul-
tural Agents at their an-
nual meeting in Panama
City last week.
Gov. Claude Kirk has
reappointed Larrie Cher-
ry, Wiley Blair. Dr. A.E
Harrison, Jack Wood-
ward, WB. Clark, T.E
Livingston and Mrs. H.D.
Oxford to the Health and
Hospital Board.
The Greenville Girls
4-H Club met Wednesday,
Sept. 3, at 3 p.m. at the
home of their leader,
Mrs. Ruth Reams, for an
organization meeting.
The following were elect-
ed officers: President,
Gail Reams; Vice Presi-
dent, Winnie Moon; Sec-
retary and Reporter,
Carol Knight; Congres-


Come to the River

Healing Arts Festival

Saturday September 19,2009 10am 4pm


"Discover the Nature of Your Heart"
Stephen Foster Folk Cultural Center State Park
In Historic White Springs, Fl


EXPERIENCE... Laughing Meditation
Yoga Qigong Tai Chi *Acupuncture
Massage Chiropractics and more...
LEARN... Mind/body Techniques
Natural Remedies
DISCOVER... the rhythm of Your Heart with
the Paralounge Drum Circle.
UNDERSTAND... all the aspects of your heart
in this powerful one day event!

Free mini Seminars
throughout the dau
Over 30 vendors offering healthy products,
hypnotherapy, massage, acupuncture,
chjropractics, art, pottery, rocks, shells, hand
:crafted items, aromatherapy and more.


sional Delegate, Patty Jo
Reams, Recreational
Leader, Janice Malone.

September 21, 2009
A Don Williams fund
has been set up to help
defray astronomical
medical expenses in-
curred since the Feb. 17
accident in Daytona hos-
pitalized the NASCAR
racer. The fund was es-
tablished by a number of
Madison County friends
including Tommy Bish-
op, Jerry McClune, Cary
Hardee, Carson Cherry,
Gary Haire, James Cole-
burn, Sputter Ragans
and Tommy Webb.
Prices at full-service
gas pumps include J.B.
Davis Shell, 92 cents (un-
leaded), 89 cents (regu-
lar)
Navy Seaman Ed-
ward D. Vickers, son of
Charles E. and Margaret
R. Walker of Pinetta, has
completed recruit train-
ing at the Naval Training
Center, Great Lakes, Ill.


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Stood and more...

FREE ADMISSION to the event
with paid entrance into the park
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James Edward Betts
James Edward Betts, age 81, died Saturday, Sept.
5, 2009, at home in Cherry Lake.
A private service will be held at a later date.
He was born in Sumter, S.C., and moved to Pinet-
ta 30 years ago. He worked in the engraving depart-
ment for the Ft. Lauderdale News, before moving to
Pinetta.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge,
Shriners Club and the Cherry Lake American Le-
gion.
He is survived by his wife, Irene Betts; daughter,
Brenda Betts Pickels of Cherry Lake; and four
grandchildren: Robert Betts, Breanna Betts, Andrew
Betts and Russell Betts.

Wilbur Gene Selph
Wilber Gene Selph, age 75, died Sunday, Sept. 13,
2009, in Gainesville.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 16,
at 2 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home, Madison Chapel.
Visitation was one hour prior to the service at
Beggs Funeral Home.
Mr. Selph was born in Hamilton County and
lived in Lakeland, Sebring and Avon Park. He moved
to Jasper in 1997. Mr. Selph was a salesman for Inde-
pendent Insurance Company for 25 years, and also
was a farmer and raised cattle. He liked to fish, hunt
and be with friends. He was a Baptist.
He is survived by two daughters, Charlotte
Selph Shirey and (David) and Vickie Lynn Selph,
both of Sebring; one nephew, Marshall Stephen
Selph of Hahira, Ga.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie
Selph, and sister, Savannah Kathryn Ellenberg.





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Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Michael Curtis, September 5, 2009
The Madison Youth Initiative kicked off with a flag football league at MCHS on Saturday, August 5, with the support of many who share the common goal of
bringing constructive activities to the youth of Madison County.


Madison Youth Initiative Kicks Off


By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
"There isn't anything for kids to do
in Madison," is a common complaint
from parents, educators, health officials
and clergy alike, not to mention the kids.
Additionally, all are aware that idle
hands seldom search for constructive
tasks, so there is perhaps no greater good
that can be offered for the future of
Madison County- in concert with a good
education than filling those hands.
It is with this goal in mind that the


Madison Youth Initiative was launched
on Saturday, August 5, at Madison Coun-
ty High School. Throughout the year, the
program, which is directed by Adrian
"A.D." Kinsey, a local business owner and
educator, is slated to offer a variety of ac-
tivities designed to help youth thrive.
Community leadership and youth
advocates from around the county have
pledged support for the program, many
of who were present to kick off the first
activity: flag football. Four teams, each
named for Florida collegiate programs -


Seminoles, Gators, Rattlers and Hurri-
canes took the field at Boot Hill for a
morning of exercise and fun.
Ted Ensminger from the Madison
County Chamber of Commerce and
Tourism, Jerry Alexander of D.A.R.E.,
Doug Freer of the Health Department's
Tobacco Free Madison and Merv Mat-
tair, author and youth advocate, among
others, spoke to the youth in attendance,
reminding them that adults are available
to help and encourage them. Mattair in-
troduced a number of parallels between


life and team sports that particularly
connected.
Kinsey was appreciative of the
parental and community support at the
kick-off. He is also looking forward to ac-
quiring a permanent facility for the pro-
ject in the near future. For more
information and to enroll a child in the
program, phone Adrian Kinsey at (850)
673-1934, or email madisonyi@yaho-
o.com.
Michael Curtis can be reached at
michael@greenepublishing.com.


Mason Fund Back By Popular Demand


By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The membership of the Madison Freemasons
has included many of those credited with building
and bettering Madison County for the last 150 years.
And, despite the theatrical representations and of-
ten-misunderstood fraternal titles, it remains dedi-
cated to continuing these community contributions
for decades to come.
One such contribution is the scholarship fund it
has established with North Florida Community Col-
lege, which it launched from proceeds of its month-


Help Seniors


During


Tax Season
By Bryant Thigpen
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
program of the United Way recently announced that
as of the 2010 tax season, VITA will be offering free
tax assistance to senior citizens at the Senior Citi-
zens Center in Madison. In order for United Way to
offer this program for seniors, VITA is in search of
local residents who will step up and volunteer next
tax season.
One might say, "I want to help, but I know noth-
ing about taxes." That's no problem. On Saturday,
December 12, IRS trainers will be in Madison at the
Senior Citizens Center to train volunteers for the
upcoming tax season.
This is the first year that United Way will be in
Madison every Saturday during tax season. VITA is
looking for 10-15 residents that will step up and help
the seniors with taxes.
VITA is also searching for one individual who
will be a site coordinator. The coordinator will be re-
sponsible for overseeing the site each Saturday
Anyone interested in volunteering for this pro-
ject is encouraged to call Stephanie Cornais at (850)
488-8342, or the Senior Citizens Center at (850) 973-
4241. For more information about the project, please
visit www.thebestproject.org.


ly breakfast fundraiser, the most recent of which
was held on August 5 and its lodge in downtown
Madison.
Worshipful Master Roy Hibbs which again, is
a fraternal and not a religious title along with his
lovely wife Ali and several helpers, first launched
the program earlier this year. When the program
concluded, two scholarships were awarded from the
proceeds. Now, several months later, the program is
back by popular demand and will continue on the
first Saturday of each month until further notice,
starting at 7 a.m. at the Madison Lodge.
Mason and non-Masons are invited to attend. In
fact, local leadership is hopeful that visitors will
drop by and take the opportunity to learn more
about the organization many agree helped launch
the nation. This year, the local lodges Madison
Lodge No. 11 F&AM and Greenville Lodge No. 28
F&AM are especially proud that one of its standout
members, Right Worshipful John Sirmon, is serving
as District Deputy Grand Master. Many outside the


fraternity already know him and his family, while
others met him during the recent golf tournament
he organized at Madison Country Club to raise funds
for Alzheimer's research.
Masonry is dedicated to making good men bet-
ter, and although this may sound grand to some, it is
a dedication to be taken as seriously as family or mil-
itary service. Of course, as noted, it is also about
community and camaraderie, so the brotherhood is
hopeful the entire community will accept an invita-
tion to attend various local Masonic and Shrine (all
Shriners are first Masons) events, including the
scholarship breakfast.
Madison Lodge No. 11 F&AM meets every sec-
ond and fourth Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the lodge lo-
cated on the corner of Range and Rutledge in
Madison. Greenville Lodge No. 28 F&AM meets the
second and fourth Tuesdays monthly. It is located on
Highway 221 in Greenville, just south of U.S. 90.
Michael Curtis can be reached at
michael@greenepublishing.com.


Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Michael Curtis, August 5, 2009
The Masonic Scholarship breakfast is back by popular demand. Pictured front row, left to right are: Right
Worshipful Jim Stanley, Sandra Stanley, Jennifer Stanley, Ali Hibbs, Right Worshipful Roy Hobbs, Right Wor-
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"Behind Closed Doors" Held On Courthouse Lawn


Refuge House, Inc. is requesting
your presence at a Domestic Violence
Awareness Event on Tuesday, October
13, 2009 at 5 p.m., on the Courthouse
Lawn. The program is titled: "Behind
Closed Doors" Breaking the Silence in
Rural Communities. We extend a special
invitation to all domestic violence sur-
vivors and family members of victims to
please attend the event.
Refuge House opened its doors in
1979. The following year it merged with
the Tallahassee Rape Crisis Center and
became the leader in community efforts
to assist women and children by provid-
ing direct services to victims of Domes-
tic violence, their children, and
survivors of sexual assault. Our mis-
sion and purpose is to provide direct ser-
vices to battered women, their children
and survivors of sexual violence, as well
as to work to eliminate the conditions in
society that allows such violence to con-
tinue.
Refuge House provides a safe emer-
gency shelter for women and children


escaping domestic violence, individual
and group counseling for victims and
their families, 24-hour crisis hotline,
support for family, friends, and signifi-
cant others of domestic violence and
sexual violence, victim advocacy and in-
tervention, injunction for protection fil-
ing assistance, court preparation and
support services, and hospital emer-
gency counseling response. Refuge
House also offers a community educa-
tion program and professional training
on domestic violence and sexual vio-
lence. If any business, agency, church,
club, civic group, school, or etc wishes to
have a counselor to come out and pre-
sent a program and/or training you may
call (850) 973-4144. All services are free
and confidential.
Refuge House Domestic Violence
and Rape Crisis Center covers 8 coun-
ties: Franklin, Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon,
Liberty, Madison, Taylor, and Wakulla.
Shelters are located in Leon and Taylor
counties at undisclosed locations to pro-
tect the residents. Transportation is


provided for Madison County residents.
You may reach a counselor at
Refuge House in Madison County at 973-
4144. The 24 hour crisis hotline is 1-800-
500-1119.
THE CYCLE OF
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Most people find it hard to believe
that a woman being treated in a hospital
emergency room is more likely to have
been injured by her husband or
boyfriend than by anyone or anything
else. But she is. An estimated two mil-
lion women are severely assaulted by
male partners in the United States each
year.
Seeing her black eyes and swollen
lip, most observers ask, "Why doesn't
she just pack her bags and leave?" The
answer is not a simple one. He may have
threatened to kill her if she tries to
leave, or call the police. Perhaps he has
threatened to hurt the children, to kid-
nap them, to withhold child support, or
vowed to tell social service workers that
she is an unfit mother and have the chil-


dren taken away
In addition, the victim may be fi-
nancially dependent upon her abuser.
She may feel guilty that the abuse is her
fault. She may still love him. She may
lack coping skills due to years of abuse.
Faced with all of this, in addition to
a hostile or cool reception from the sys-
tem convinces the victim that there is no
real escape, no way out. She tries hard-
er to please him. The victim may cut-off
communication with family and friends
because of the batter's control over her
activities; she may begin to blame her-
self for the situation. Eventually, she
blocks out the pain, she minimizes the
beatings or denies they are even hap-
pening.
Meanwhile, the batterer increases
his abuse when necessary, and stalks her
or threatens to kill her if she attempts to
leave. And the cycle continues......
If you or someone know is dealing
with domestic violence please call:
Refuge House: 973-4144 or Hotline: 1-800-
500-1119.


Woman' s Club Begins Fall Season


Club," she added.
This meeting was foc


After being off for the summer months, the Willis of the Take Stock
Woman's Club jumped back into the swing of the guest speaker after li
things on Thursday, September 10, with their first to the stage by Betty "B.,
meeting after the summer break. ed Willis with the present
Opening the meeting was club president Ethel "The Woman's Club
Barefoot, who welcomed the members and guests, for a young lady (Angie
before turning it over to Florida Smith for a devo- North Florida Commun
tional. Smith read from Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 on time. Angie joined the program
"To every thing there is a season, and a time to every Madison Primary Schou
purpose under the heaven," Smith read. "A time to Carol Gibson, who was a
be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time During the presenta
to pluck up that which is planted." tures of mentors with
Smith began to speak of the fall season. "Fall is smiles on the faces of
my favorite time of the year. There's a bunch of pressed the difference a
things to do: fall festivals, football, and much dent's life, and encourai
more," she said. "It's a new year for the Woman's step up and be a mentor.


Crosswinds Auction


Is A Success


By Bryant Thigpen
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Going once...going twice...sold to


the resident of
Crosswinds
Health and Reha-
bilitation Center
who earned activi-
ty bucks with
their participa-
tion. Throughout
a three-month pe-
riod, residents
saved up activity
bucks they earned
from participation
at different activi-
ties and spent
them at the auc-
tion held at the
center. Each resi-
dent has the possi-
bility of earning
several hundred
bucks before the
big auction.
"So far, it was
our most success-
ful event," stated


The auction created an exciting
atmosphere at the center. "The resi-
dents look forward to this because


Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Bryant Thigpen,
August 31, 2009
Activities Director Diane Sullivan
auctions off cologne to the gentle-
men at Crosswinds Health and Reha-
bilitation Center in Greenville.


Activities Director Diane Sullivan.
The residents enjoyed the challenge of
outbidding each other on items such
as snacks, body washes and other
items. This event also set the record
for having the most resident partici-
pation at an event.


they get to shop,"
Sullivan stated.
"We get excited
when our residents
get excited."
The next auc-
tion is scheduled
for Wednesday, No-
vember 18. At this
auction, residents
will be bidding on
gifts to give to their
families. Cross-
winds is looking
for local business-
es to donate small
gift items for the
residents to give to
their families. To
help this cause,
please call Diane
Sullivan at (850)
948-4601.
On Wednesday,
September 16,
Crosswinds will be


hosting an exciting Talent Show that
will display the talents of staff and
residents. The staff works hard to
bring fun and laughter to the resi-
dents through the activities planned.
"Each month, we just try to go over
the top," she added.


cused on education and Jo
In Children Program was
lunch. Willis was welcomed
J." Curtis, who also assist-
itation.
has funded a scholarship
Lamb) who now attends
iity College," Willis said.
im in the fourth grade at
ol and was mentored by
teacher at the school.
tion, Willis displayed pic-
students, and noted the
these students. She ex-
mentor can make on a stu-
ged many who attended to

"Fifty students have
graduated from high
school with scholar-
ships. That's great,"
said Willis. One of the


Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo
by Bryant Thigpen,
September 10, 2009
Jo Willis of the
Take Stock In Children
Program was on hand
to give a short presen-
tation to the Woman's
Club about the benefits
of mentoring a child.


students completed col-
lege and currently teaches at the Madison County
Central School.
Before the conclusion of the presentation,
Faye Browning, who is a member of the Woman's
Club and a mentor, congratulated the club for
sending Lamb to college with a full scholarship,
but encouraged the club to sponsor another schol-
arship and make a difference in another child's
life.


Budget Summary for
Town of Greenville FY 2009/2010


General Fund Estimated Revenues
Balance Brought Forward 14
Ad Valorem Taxes(8.7191)
Utility Tax Revenue
License & Permits
Revenue Sharing
Miscellaneous Revenue
Communications Service Tax
Local Option Gas Tax
V2 Sales Tax
Call Tower Revenue

Estimated Expenditures
City Hall 1'
Fire Department
Street 2'
Senior Citizen
Reserve

Water Fund Estimated Revenues
Balance Brought Forward
Charges for Service 1E

Estimated Expenditures
Operation 14
Reserve

Sewer Fund Estimated Revenues
Balance Brought Forward
Charges for Service 1'

Estimated Expenditures
Operation 1:
Transfer to Sanitation
Reserve

Sanitation Fund Estimated Revenues
Balance Brought Forward
Charges for Services
Transfer from Sewer
Grant Revenue

Estimated Expenditures
Operation


Reserve


47,618.00
95,749.00
55,000.00
6,500.00
44,390.00
1,000.00
13,392.00
94,991.00
17,966.00
17,250.00
493,856.00

67,941.00
31,394.00
04,037.00
9,405.00
81,079.00
493,856.00


9,883.00
52,312.00


46,610.00
15,585.00


88,792.00
02,276.00


25,065.00
5,000.00
61,003.00


17,970.00
88,904.00
5,000.00
18,726.00


92,001.00
38,599.00


162,195.00



162,195.00



191,068.00


191,068.00


130,600.00


130,600.00

TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES
977,719.00


By Bryant Thigpen
Greene Publishing, Inc.


NOTICE OF

BUDGET HEARING


The Town of Greenville has tentatively adopted
a budget for FY 2009-2010.
A public hearing to make a FINAL DECISION
on the budget AND TAXES will be held on:


September 23, 2009
5:30 P.M.
At
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At
Madison
First Baptist
Church

By Kristin Finney
"How great is our
God, sing with me. How
great is our God, and all
will see, how great is our
God."
Sunday morning
service began with Dan
Campbell singing the
message through song.
This was followed by Bill
Brown saying the offer-
tory prayer. The Chancel
Choir then sang a beau-
tiful, upbeat peace called
"Jerusalem." Pastor Fer-
rell's message came
from Matthew 3:12 and 1
John 1:8. He shared
God's word on repen-
tance and turning away
from our sins, he also
shared that we should
only confess our sins to
God through prayer, un-
less our sins are against
someone personally,
then we should ask for-
giveness for our sins.
The following events
will be happening for
Madison First Baptist in
the coming months:
AWANA will continue
every Wednesday at 6
p.m. There will be an As-
sociational Sunday
School Training Satur-
day September 19 from 9


a.m. to 3 p.m. Also Sep-
tember 19 at 7 p.m. There
will be a time of prayer
for our Fall revival
which will begin Sep-
tember 20 and lasts
through the September
23. The youth ministry
at our church has been
taken over by Jim Carey
They meet every
Wednesday at 6:15 p.m.
and all are welcome to
join.
We would like to in-
vite you to join us for
our services! Our wor-
ship schedule is as fol-
lows: Sunday School, 10
a.m.-11 a.m. Sunday
Morning Worship, 11
a.m.-12 noon. Sunday
Evening Worship 6 p.m.-
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
last until 8:00p.m.
We would like to
pray this week for our
country. May we find
peace and grow closer to
Christ, through strong
willed believers any-
thing can be accom-
plished.
God Bless!


Pastor Garland Jones and the congregation of
Sirmans Baptist Church would like to welcome
everyone to a gospel concert featuring LifeSong on
Saturday, September 19, at 6 p.m. Admission is free,
however a love offering will be received during the
concert.
LifeSong has established their place in gospel
music, with a rich style of southern gospel music,
presented with refreshing young harmony. Their en-
ergetic performances have become notable, captivat-
ing crowds of all ages and sizes. Whether it's in a
church, auditorium, civic center or fair, LifeSong de-
livers the same message, the same way
"We're all a bunch of young guys, and we hope
to reach young people through what we do," stated
Bryant Thigpen. "It's our goal to make a difference
in the lives of anyone who attends a LifeSong con-
cert, on and off the stage. Whether it's a child lis-
tening to their first gospel music CD, or an elderly
couple who loves the sound of southern gospel mu-
sic. Our goal is to reach them through the lyrics and
the messages of each song."
For more information, please contact John-
ny Carroll at (850) 948-4228.

New Home Baptist Church
Fall Revival September 20 -23

The New Home Baptist Church
of Madison will have their fall re-
vival meeting "Refreshing Our
Souls for His Ministry" Sunday
through Wednesday, September
20th 23rd. The guest speaker will
be the Rev. Ron E. Lynch of Easily,
South Carolina. Rev. Lynch has
preached at several state conven-
tions meetings, as well as at Bailey
Smith Real Evangelism Confer-
ences. He is a gifted speaker with
anointing powerful messages. He
has served as a full-time evangelist
for years and currently serves as a
pastor too.
There will be special singing
each night. The time schedule for
the services is Sunday evening at
6:00 p.m. with services beginning at
7:00 p.m. Monday through Wednes-
day The pastor and congregation of
New Home invite everyone to at-
tend. For more information, please
call the church at (850) 973-4965.
Sunday 6:00 p.m.
Monday thru Wednesday 7:00 p.m.

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makes it clear that a right
relationship with God re-
quires a "vertical" and
"horizontal" alignment
- that is, we must have a
vertical fellowship with
God and a horizontal fel-
lowship with other be-
lievers. It is not possible
to love God and refuse to
love the brethren. If you


Church Attendance


The Importance Of
By Dale A. Robbins have a problem loving
For believers, there is other Christians, you
no substitute for attend- have a problem in your
ing church. Besides some- relationship with God.
thing that pleases God, it Scripture warns us that
is necessary for a believ- unforgiveness toward
er's spiritual well-being. others will void God's for-
For shut-ins or invalids giveness of our own sins
who aren't able to go to (Matt. 6:15). John wrote,
church, the ministries on "He who says he is in the
radio or TV might be the light, and hates his broth-
only kind of fellowship or er, is in darkness until
spiritual nourishment now. He who loves his
that they get. God certain- brother abides in the
ly understands the cir- light, and there is no
cumstances of these cause for stumbling in
people, and recognizes him" (1 John 2:9-10).
the sincerity of their One of the most im-
hearts. However, it is a portant reasons that we
different matter for those go to church is to practice
who could attend church love toward the brethren
but are too lazy, or put in the form of fellowship.
other things such as en- The Bible clearly shows
tertainment and amuse- that if we have a right re-
ments before God, or who lationship with God, we
harbor bitterness or in- have fellowship with oth-
difference toward other ers believers. "But if we
believers. It is important walk in the light as He is
to attend church for the
following reasons:
(1) It is an Expres-
sion of our Love for
God.
Going to church is a
visible, tangible expres-
sion of our love and wor-
ship toward God. It is
where we can gather with
other believers to pub-
licly bear witness of our
faith and trust in God,
something that is re-
quired of all Christians
(Matt. 10:32-33) and it is
where we can bring Him
offerings of praise, |
thanks, and honor, which
are pleasing to Him. The
psalmist wrote, "I will de-
clare Your name to My
brethren; In the midst of
the assembly I will praise
You" (Psa. 22:22). People
are often motivated to-
ward church attendance
for how it will bless them-
selves, however we
should remember that
the primary purpose of
the corporate gathering
is to bring "service" to
the Lord as a blessing to
Him (Psa. 134:2). Indeed,
the Lord is deserving of
our time and energy to
honor Him with our ser-
vice of devotion. "You are
worthy, O Lord, To re-
ceive glory and honor and
power; For You created all
things, And by Your will
they exist and were creat-
ed" (Rev 4:11).
(2) It builds up our
Spiritual Strength RvobtEL
Receiving the preach-
ing and teaching of the
Word of God increases
our faith and builds us up
spiritually Every believer
knows what it is to face
spiritual conflicts to their
faith, and must realize
the importance of being
fed spiritually so that
they can overcome the
challenges. Paul states
that Christians face a
wrestling match with the
Devil and his evil spiritu-
al forces, and warns that
the church must put on
spiritual armor for pro-
tection, as it will take
everything at our dispos-
al to stand (Eph. 6:10-18).
How important that we
take every opportunity
available to receive min-
istry and strength from
God's Word. "So then
faith comes by hearing,
and hearing by the word
of God" (Rom. 10:17).
(4) It provides fel-
lowship with other
Christians
Gathering together
also has compounded im-
portance to the relation-
ship of the Christian
brethren. The Bible


with joy and not with
grief, for that would be
unprofitable for you"
(Heb. 13:17). God designed
this system of account-
ability for the progress
and protection of His
flock. Obviously, this real-
ly isn't possible unless we
are a part of an organized
fellowship, which has
identified elders, pastors,
or leaders. It is easy to see
that one cannot genuine-
ly be under submission to
a TV pastor who has nev-
er met you. Nor is it pos-
sible to be under
submission by visiting a
different church each
week. The Bible tells us to
know them that are over
us in the Lord (1 Thes.
5:12). Submission necessi-
tates a commitment and


watch out for your souls, relationship to a local
as those who must give body of believers and to
account. Let them do so their spiritual leaders.


in the light, we have fel-
lowship with one another,
and the blood of Jesus
Christ His Son cleanses
us from all sin" (1 John
1:7). Keeping ourselves in
love and harmony with
other believers keeps us
humble before God so
that Christ's blood can
continue to cleanse us
from our sins.
(6) It provides account-
ability to spiritual leader-
ship.
More strong evidence
that proves that we're to
be a part of a church fel-
lowship, is that we're told
to submit to the authority
of spiritual leaders (with-
in the boundaries of
God's Word). "Obey those
who rule over you, and be
submissive, for they






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T7 PINES
September 25-2 8
Bluegrass For Babies Event!
Forest Capital State Park Perry, PL

Tickets:
Get a Weekend Pass online for only $10.00.
Note: Passes are $15.00 at the gate.

Headliners:
Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike
Pure & Simple Band
Ernie Evans & Southern Lite
High Cotton, The Wilson Family
Blue Shades of Grass
Bottom Dollar Boys
Sawgrass Band
Tallahassee Fiddlers

Lodging:
On-site camping available for $20.00 per site per
night. Space is limited, reserve in advance. Water
& Electricity Only Dry Camping Available. NO
COOLERS, GLASS BOTTLES, OR DOGS OVER
20 lbs. IN THE CONCERT AREA. NO ALCOHOL
ALLOWED. Call 850-584-5366 or go to
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Activities 8 Extras:
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Arts & Crafts
Food Vendors


Schedule:

Friday Night

3:00 p.m. Wilford Carroll Band
4:00 p.m. Pure & Simple
5:00 p.m. The Wilson Family
6:00 p.m. Tallahassee Fiddlers
7:00 p.m. Southern Lite
8:00 p.m. High Cotton
9:00 p.m. Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike

Saturday

11:00 a.m. The Wilson Family
12:00 p.m. Blue Shades of Grass
1:00 p.m. High Cotton
2:00 p.m. Bottom Dollar Boys
3:00 p.m. Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike
4:00 p.m. Blue Shades of Grass
5:00 p.m. Southern Lite
6:00 p.m. High Cotton
7:00 p.m. Pure & Simple Band
8:00 p.m. The Wilson Family
9:00 p.m. Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike


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By Edwin B. Browning, Sr.
Used by permission
of his estate; reprinted
from The North Florida
Scene.
From the dawn of
antiquity to the present,
mankind has shown a
great deal of persistence
and ingenuity in produc-
ing alcoholic beverages.
Purely, as information
and because it is part of
our North Florida
Scene, we are offering
information on alcoholic
beverages.
Madison County by
popular vote abolished
the legal sale of whiskey
and other beverages
with strong alcohol con-
tent on August 23, 1906.
This included the open
barrooms, which had op-
erated as legitimate, li-
censed businesses for
many years. Then (the
county) issued a period
when whiskey could be
brought in from the out-
side and from across
state lines from areas
where the states were
still "wet" to use a slang
term.
The largest influx of
liquor, however, came
from shipping it by ex-
press. I can recall the at-
tractive liquor
catalogues that were
mailed out all over the
North Florida Scene.
Jacksonville seems to
have been a point for the
distribution of large
amounts of whiskey and
other alcoholic drinks.
Some came from the
whiskey-producing
Commonwealth of Ken-
tucky so well known for
its high-grade liquors.
The advertisements sent
out to lure customers


were most attractive. I
recall one from Solomon
Schad that broke into
poetry ran as follows:
'All through Christ-
mas you'll be glad,
If you buy your
whiskey from Solomon
Schad.
All through Christ-
mas you'll be mad,
If you don't buy
your liquor from
Solomon Schad."
Quite evidently, the
express agencies opened
up the whiskey business
so that it could be
brought to every home.
Abuses mounted high; I
think it was around 1915
that a distinguished
Madison County Sena-
tor, Charles E. Davis,
was able to pass a law
known as "The Davis
Package Law." This law
drastically reduced the
quantity down to a quart
per month that any per-
son could order.
By this time, Geor-
gia had gone dry, and the
imbibers from across
the line rushed down to
order vast quantities of
liquor using bogus
names. This whiskey
came to nearby express
offices, notably Lovett.
But the law was very
wise and did limit the
amount of whiskey con-
sumed considerably. It
also helped greatly in
training law enforce-
ment officers for actual
prohibition, which came
nationally in 1918 I re-
call under the Volstead
Act.
Then, particularly, if
you listen to the advo-
cates of whiskey, was
ushered in the age of
"Blind Tigers" and


gangster rum runners.
Actually, the people who
brought the people who
brought the Prohibition
Amendment began to
rest on their laurels and
the Volstead Act was re-
pealed as an early New
Deal measure. This
threw the issue of open
sale back to the counties.
Madison has always re-
mained since 1906 -
technically dry
But many people
were independent of
"store bought" liquor.
These were the people
who were so inclined
and who exercised their
ingenuity in some
preparations of alco-
holic drinks. The kinds
of beverages which were
home produced were
very broad indeed. Be-
fore the freeze of around
1890, oranges were flour-
ishing all over the North
Florida Scene.
There is an entry in
an old church minute
book which shows that a
certain brother was ex-
communicated for "mak-
ing and drinking too
much wine." I have
heard old-timers who
had personal experience
say that orange wine
was rather delicious to
the taste, and left very
little to be desired in its
stimulating effects.
When late May and
early June came each
year, the briar-berries
literally covered much
of the North Florida
landscape. There were
the days of rail fences
which zig-zagged around
the fields. In the fence
"jams" flourished enor-
mous quantities of these
berries. The process of


turning them into wine
was very simple. You
simple put them in a
stone, glass or wooden
container, added a small
amount of sweetener
and water and allowed
the natural process of
fermentation to take
over. After a few days,
the seeds were strained
out and more sweeten-
ing was added and
process of fermentation
was repeated. This could
go on indefinitely, de-
pending on how strong
the person wanted the
wine to be.
After the fermenta-
tion was completed, the
wine was stored, prefer-
ably in wooden vessels,
for aging. Here is where
it took on quality and
"body," to use a then-op-
erative phrase. With
some variations as to
procedures, alcoholic
beverages could be made


from peaches, huckle-
berries, grapes and oth-
er items with a sugar or
starch content. Cane
beer was rather widely
used and its results were
a kind of first cousin to
dynamite.
However, the old
granddaddy of them all
was corn. It could be
used in the whole
grain, or cracked for
hominy. If cracked, the
fermentation time was
cut down considerably.
Its end product was
known as "corn buck"
and it provided a terrif-
ic wallop.
At times and par-
ticularly during the De-
pression there was a
rather large volume of
home run whiskey
known as "moonshine."
The corn buck, or other
beverage, was boiled in a
copper pot and the steam
run off under water in a


copper pipe. Out of the
condensation, came
moonshine. It was
known far and wide for
its almost atomic effects.
At times, lesser
drinks were made at
home. Does anyone re-
member California Beer
Seed? This was, I sup-
pose, a form of yeast
that multiplied over
night and produced a
mildly stimulating
drink purely for home
use, as it had no com-
mercial value. There
was home-brew, a bit
stronger than California
beer, but still practically
harmless as compared to
good grape wine, or
moonshine.
In closing, allow me
to say that in my judg-
ment, alcohol has always
tended to be associated
with tragedy, mild or
stark, here as over the
entire world.


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Bronco Football


Friday, September 18, 2009


BRONCOS PUT BITE ON Bulldoqs


Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, September 10, 2009
The Madison County Central School Broncos are pictured before the game against the Taylor County Middle School Bulldogs.


By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Madison Coun-
ty Central School Cow-
boys beat the Taylor
County Middle School
Bulldogs 24-0 in action
played on Thursday,
Sept. 10, at Boot Hill in
Madison.
The Cowboys got off


sidelines by Deonshay
Wells, who took the ball
into the north end zone
to make the score 6-0.
The two-point con-
version was good and
the Broncos led 8-0.
The game was a de-
fensive battle until mid-
way through the fourth
quarter when the Bron-


to a fast start, thanks to cos offense got on track
a scamper down the and scored two more


touchdowns against the
Bulldogs.
Both two-point con-
versions were success-
ful and the Broncos led
24-0.
The Broncos were
able to stop Taylor Coun-
ty's last offensive drive
and took over after a


thus far," said Head
Coach Mike Ragans.
"We are expecting great
things for the rest of the
year if we keep on work-
ing hard and improv-
ing."
Wells was the out-
standing player in the
game, rushing 15 times
for 134 yards and snatch-
ing an interception.
Wells also had a monster


hit in the first quarter
that brought the crowd
to its feet.
The Broncos travel
to Monticello next
Thursday night to play
the Jefferson County
Middle School football
team. Kickoff is set for 7
p.m.


Readers can see
videos of highlights
from the football game
(including Wells' mon-
ster hit), as well as the
halftime show (featuring
the MCCS cheerleaders)
at www.greenepublish-
ing.com.
Go, Broncos.


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Sports


Madison Enterprise-Recorder 13A


MCHS Volleyball Defeats East Gadsden.


Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Bryant Thigpen, September 15, 2009
The varsity team added a win to their year when they defeated East Gadsden.
Playing on the varsity team are left to right: (kneeling) Emily Hentges, Kayla
Sapp, Emily Webb and Meghan Maultsby. Standing I-r: Rachel McClellan, Brooke
Bezick, Abby Mercer, Skyler Hanna, Tiffany Richardson and Courtney Williams.


By Bryant Thigpen
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Madison Coun-
ty High School volley-
ball team played at home
on Tuesday, September
15, with the junior varsi-
ty team beginning at 5
p.m., and the varsity
team immediately fol-
lowing that game. The
JV team walked away
with a score of two
games to one in favor of
MCHS, and the varsity
team played an exciting
game with a win and fi-


nal score of three games
to one.
The season for the
volleyball team started
with an away match at
Florida High on Septem-
ber 3, where the Cow-
girls fell to Florida High,
both with a loss of three
games. The next match
was played in Monticello
against the Jefferson
County Fighting Tigers,
where the Cowgirls re-
claimed the victory with
wins for JV (2-0) and
Varsity (3-1). Taylor


County was a home
match for the Cowboys
on Sept. 10. The JV team
fell to Taylor with a close
score of 1-2, but the Var-
sity claimed a win with a
final score of 3-1.
Upcoming matches
include Hamilton Coun-
ty (away) on September
22, Jefferson County
Sept. 24, Rickards (away)
on Sept. 29, Taylor Coun-
ty (away) on October 1,
Suwannee on October 5,
Florida High on October
6, Godby High on Oct. 8,


Warriors Drop Season Ope
By Fran Hunt Mandarin Christian sponded and did just
Special from The went up 21-0 on ACA that. They fought togeth-
Monticello News quickly in the first half er until the end and won
The Aucilla Christ- reported ACA Coach the second half 7- 6. Ob-
ian Academy varsity Scott Scharinger. "At viously, that was not
football team dropped halftime we made a few enough to overcome the
its season opener adjustments and chal- first half deficit, but it
against Mandarin Chris- lenged the boys to keep gave us something to
tian on Friday, Sept. 11, fighting and to win the continue to build on."
by a score of 27-7. second half. They re- On offense, quarter-


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years!


By Bryant Thigpen
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Former Madison
County High School
Cowboy Jacobbi Mc-
Daniel and Chris
Thompson both stepped
onto Bobby Bowden
Field Saturday, Septem-
ber 7, at 6 p.m., against
the Jacksonville State
Gamecocks. McDaniel
played a significant role
in the last minute come-
back when he caused a
fumble, which was taken
in for six points. Rain
was the cause for a slop-
py game, with a shock-
ing outcome of Florida
State winning, 19-9.
Florida State will
travel to Utah on Satur-
day, September 19 to take
on No. 5 Brigham Young
University at 7 p.m.
The University of
Florida welcomed Troy
to the swamp with a
game on Saturday Dur-
ing this game, Quarter-
back Tim Tebow led the
Florida Gators to a win
over Troy with a final
score of 56-6. The Uni-
versity of Tennessee
Volunteers will be trav-


.. Twice


Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Bryant Thigpen, September 15, 2009
The JV Volleyball team claimed a win at home against East Gadsden on
Tuesday, September 15. Members of the JV team are left to right: (kneeling) Con-
nor Ginn, Savannah Richards, Kassidy Stallings, and Rachael Webb. Standing I-
r: Coach Lauren Maultsby, Amber Vinson, Victory Evans, Hope McClellan, Kailee
Morris and Coach Caitlin Griffin.


Godby High again on
Oct. 13 (away), East
Gadsden on October 15
(away), Suwannee
(away) on Oct. 19, and
the final home game of
the year on Oct. 20
against Hamilton.
The senior night for
the volleyball team will
be Tuesday, October 20,
against Hamilton County
The JV team is com-
prised of: Connor Ginn,
Savannah Richards, Kas-
sidy Stallings, Rachael
Webb, Amber Vinson, Vic-


ner


27-7


back Trent Roberts con-
nected with 3 of 17 pass
attempts for 42 yards;
Brandon Dunbar had 1
for 38 yards.
Wilson Lewis had 2
receptions for 4 yards.
Roberts had 7 car-
ries for 32 yards; Alex
Dunkle, 18 for 88 yards;
Dunbar, one carry for
one yard; and Todd
McKenzie, seven carries
for 43 yards, and one
touchdown, giving Au-
cilla a total of 42 passing
yards, 162 total yards
rushing and a total of
204 offensive yards for
the game.
Roberts had one ex-
tra-point attempt for one
point, and six punts for
216 yards, averaging 36
yards per punt.
Dunkle had two kick
returns for 19 yards;
Brandon Darnell three
assists for 30 yards; and
Brad Holm had one re-
turn for 15 yards.
On defense, Holm
had three tackles and
one assist; Roberts, one
tackle and one sack; Joe
Mizell, one assist; Philip
Watts, three tackles and
two assists; Dunkle, one
assist; Wilson Lewis, five
tackles, one assist, and
one interception; Matt
Tuten, three assists; and
Dunbar had two assists.
Clark Christy, had
four assists; Levi Cobb,
two tackles and four as-
sists; Buddy Vollertsen,
three assists; Jake Walk-
er, three assists, and one
fumble recovery; Tyler
Evans, two tackles and
five assists; Koal Swann,
three assists; Darnell,
one assist; and Todd
McKenzie had one assist.
"We have two good
opponents (Hawthorne
and Lafayette) the next
two weeks and we will
need to get better each
week to give ourselves a
chance," said Scharinger.
"Our home opener
is Hawthorne, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 18, at
home. It is designated
Youth Night in which
we will recognize our
JV boys football team
on the field before the
game, as well as our
Youth Cheerleading
Camp participants who
will perform at half-
time," he added.


tory Evans, Hope McClel-
lan, Kailee Morris and
Coach Caitlin Griffin.
The Cowgirls that
make up the varsity team
are: Emily Hentges, Kayla
Sapp, Emily Webb,
Meghan Maultsby, Rachel
McClellan, Brooke Bez-


ick, Abby Mercer, Skyler
Hanna, Tiffany Richard-
son and Courtney
Williams.
Log on to www.greene
publishing.com to see
video of the Cowgirls in
action.
Go, Cowgirls!


eling this weekend to
Gainesville to take on
the Gators. The game
starts at 3:30 p.m.
The No. 20 Miami
Hurricanes are coming
off of an off weekend,
and are ready to take on
the No. 14 Georgia Tech
on Thursday, September
17, at 7:30 p.m.
The Madison Coun-
ty Cowboys have an off
weekend on September
18, but they will return
to the field on September
25 to take on the Leon
High School Lions.





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Outdoors


Friday, September 18, 2009


Kids Meet Beau Turner


During Hunter Safety Course


By Nicole and Cody Little
Guest writers of Greene
Publishing, Inc.
Nicole (14) and Cody
(13) Little took their
Hunter's Safety Course
at the Beau Turner
Youth Conservation Cen-
ter in Jefferson County
on Sept. 11 13, along
with about 15 others, and
both successfully passed.
George Handley con-
ducted the class, which
Nicole and Cody report
about as follows:
"We were very excit-
ed when our mom signed
us up for our Hunter's
Safety Class. We both
love to go hunting and
we wanted to learn more
about it. On our first
night, Sept. 11, we lis-
tened to an FWC Officer
explain some laws on
guns & hunting.
"On Saturday, Sept.
12, our instructor, Mr.
George, went over every-
thing about hunting
with us, from gun safety


to first aid. Then we had
to take a 100-question
test. At this point we
were both very nervous.
Although we listened
and learned a lot, we
were scared we wouldn't
pass. (Nicole made an 87
and Cody made an 86. An
80 or better was required
to pass.) After passing
our test we were very ex-
cited and couldn't wait
until the next day.
"On Sunday, Sept. 13,
we were required to go to
the shooting range and
shoot a 20-gauge shot-
gun, a .22 rifle, and a bow
and arrow. Although nei-
ther one of us were able
to hit skeet, we still had
lots of fun. At the .22 rifle
range, Cody hit his target
every time and Nicole
only missed once, again
we had a blast. Last of
all, we shot bow and ar-
row. We were each given
five arrows. Cody hit the
target four times and
Nicole two times. Cody


is much better at shoot-
ing a bow then his sister,
because he practices at
home all the time.
The best part was
that our younger brother
Zachary Little (8) was
able to go with us to the
shooting range. He ap-
peared more excited
then we were. Every
time the instructor
asked, "Who's Next?"
Zachary would raise his
hand and say "Me, Me!"
He had to wait until
every one from the class
was finished before he
could shoot though. He
shot the 20-gauge three
times with help from our
instructor, Mr. George.
At the rifle range,
Zachary shot a .22 rifle
five times. Zachary said
he couldn't wait until he
was old enough to come
back and take the
Hunter's Safety Course.
On the last day of
our class on Sunday, after
we were all done shoot-


Photo submitted
The Hunter's Safety Course held at the Beau Turner Youth Conservation
Center in Jefferson County was a blast for all the kids, including, left to right,
Zachary, Cody and Nicole Little, who are seen here with Beau Turner, the son of
media mogul, Ted Turner.


ing, we met Mr. Beau
Turner, the son of me-
dia giant, Ted Turner.
We were really tickled
over that. It was awe-
some.


"We would like to en-
courage anyone who has
not taken his or her
Hunter's Safety Course
to do so. We learned a lot
and had a great time.


Cody has signed up for
the advanced archery
class in October because
he is interested in learn-
ing more about Bow
Hunting. "


Wanted adventurous and
outdoorsy women wishing to
learn more about Florida's
great outdoors in a comfortable,
noncompetitive, hands-on envi-
ronment. If this could be you,
contact the Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Commis-
sion (FWC) to participate in the
Becoming an Outdoors-Woman
(BOW) workshop near Tal-
lahassee.
The three-day work- ,
shop takes place Oct. 9- -
11 at Camp
Wallwood on the
pristine banks of
Lake Talquin on
the Gadsden
County side.
Sessions be- ,
gin Friday at Y /,
10 a.m. and /,
end Sunday
with lunch.
Although
designed with
women in mind,
the workshop is
open to anyone 18
years and older who
wants to improve her
outdoor skills and enjoy
several recreational activities.
The program offers a fun
and supportive atmosphere for
participants wishing to try new
things and enjoy the cama-
raderie of other women wanti-
ng to do the same. In four,


three-and-one-half-hour ses-
sions, the BOW workshop teach-
es skills associated with fishing,
hunting and other forms of out-
door recreation, at all levels of
physical activity
"The most requested class-
es women sign up to take are
primitive chef; canoe-
ing/kayaking basics; basic
wilderness survival skills;
and introduction
to handgun
shooting and
hunting," BOW
state coordina-
tor Lynne
Hawk said.
The cost
for the three-
day work-
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and there
are a limited
number of
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slots avail-
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income partici-
pants, single par-
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people on a first-come, first-
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It's hurricane season
and Florida residents need to
be prepared.
Between 1851 and 2006,
the state was battered by
some 113 hurricanes, includ-
ing 37 major storms measur-
ing Category 3, 4 or 5. No
other state comes close when
you consider the overall hur-
ricane landfalls and major
storm totals.
However, hurricanes and
tropical storms can bring in
species of birds we normally
wouldn't have the opportunity
to see.
'As Hurricane Ike
passed to the south of us in
September 2008, I saw birds
at Crandon Beach you
wouldn't normally see from
shore," said Roberto "Toe"
Torres, a birder from Miami.
"There were sooty shearwa-
ters just off the breakers and
many common and black
terns, resting on the beach.
A few brown noddy were fly-
ing just over the shore, and a
Pomarine jaeger made a pass
over the beach.
"But, the most amazing
of all was the flock of about
15 white-winged scoters that
came by right over the break-
ers," Torres said.
Torres was also at Black
Point Marina on Biscayne
Bay when Hurricane Dennis


came through in July 2005.
This area is about eight miles
from the barrier keys and the
open water of the Atlantic.
"In between the squall
lines, there were hundreds of
sooty terns and frigatebirds
riding the storm. While we
normally get a few frigates
over the bay, sooty terns are
almost always seen far off-
shore in the Gulfstream
down here," Torres said.
"I've been out on the water
down here for most of my
life, and I'd never seen so
many pelagic (ocean-going)
birds in one area."
Unusual birds can also
be found far inland after
storms. According to Rex
Rowan, a birder in
Gainesville, coastal and
pelagic birds may be seen af-
ter nearly every hurricane.
"The pelagic species that
seems to turn up most regu-
larly is sooty tern. Others fre-
quently seen include
common terns and laughing
gulls. Our most exciting
stray was a black-capped pe-
trel found in Newnans Lake
in September 2004 after Hur-
ricane Jeanne. However, the
American oystercatcher that
Hurricane Gordon blew onto
Newnans Lake in September
2000 was pretty mind-blow-
ing as well," Rowan said.
Other birds spot-
I ted in the Gainesville
area after storms in-
clude a Leach's storm
petrel and a red
phalarope that came
in after Tropical
Storm Fay in August
2008. A magnificent
ggr frigatebird, a Hud-
sonian godwit, least
terns, black terns,
Forester's terns, roy-
al terns and sand-


wich terns as well as black
skimmers, Pomarine jaegers
and parasitic jaegers also
have been spotted around the
Gainesville area.
If you're thinking about
chasing these "hurricane
birds," consider a few tips
from those birders who have
experience. First of all, don't
even think about heading to
the coast. That's where the
worst damage is, and you
will probably have a nearly
impossible time getting onto
the islands. Security officers
probably will not let you in,
and fallen wires and trees
will also be a barrier. Those
storm-blown birds will likely
move quickly back out to
sea.
Also, don't attempt to
drive while it's still dark.
There is the temptation to be
at a lake before dawn if the
hurricane's eye passed near
the lake overnight. Fallen
trees and downed wires don't
have lights, and you can't ex-
pect utility crews to have
cleared away trees before
daylight.
Find as large a lake as
you can near the eye of the
hurricane. Birds head for
large bodies of water, or even
wet parking lots that look
like water. Get to the lakes as
soon as it's safe after the
storm passes. The birds often
leave quickly
Enjoy the birding oppor-
tunity, but remember to be
safe after a storm. Don't take
chances in your quest to add
to your life list.
As destructive as these
storms are, taking the oppor-
tunity to watch the rare visi-
tors they herd our way can
help us turn the experience
around and cope with the
stress.


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rtn, n/c

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973-4172 8am-5pm M-F
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& Your Helper and I also
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Call 850-971-0064 or
386-965-5262


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Apartments designed for
Senior's and Disabled.
1BR ($409.)
2BR ($435.).
HUD vouchers accept-
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TTY Acs 711.
404 SW Sumatra Rd,
Madison
This institution is an
Equal Opportunity
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3 Bedroom Repo Sale
Payoff $96,200.00, will ac-
cept offers over $50,000.00
386-752-5355
8/19, rtn, c


$395 a month, includ
ties, direct TV, quiet,
entrance, large bath,
kitchen, small bedr
washer & dryer, sc
porch, 1 month secure
posit. 1 person onl
miles out of town.
850-973-4030 o
850-673-1117

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in Lee small 2 bedro
bath $250.00 dep(
$350.00 monthly, N
850-971-5809

Clean as new. Two st
BR, 2.3 baths, forma
DR. 1705 Sq. Ft. P
Kitchen, Range, Ref,
G/D. Oak Floor down
Heart Pine upstairs. 2
H&A. Yard maint. inc
ADULT FAMILY. Nc
$750 rent and deposit
credit req. 205 NE She]
Madison. Call Georg
8583 or 557-099

3 bd/2 bath doublewid
Cherry lake $550.00,
& References 850-973

Lake Front Hon

2 bedroom 2 bath, in
Kitchen appliances,
maintenance and wat
lease $800 deposit, $!
month 850-973-3(

Trailers For Re
2 or 3 bedroom
850-570-0459

Mobile Home For
2 bedroom/2 bath fo
near Anderson Pond
deposit 869-091


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Oak Floors, new R S
1335 sq. ft. ADULT
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rent & deposit. Yard
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Madison. Call Gec
973-8583 or 557-0




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1, 2 & 3 BR HC &
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available. HUD vol
accepted. Call 85(
3056. TDD/TTY
192 NW Greenv
Pointe Trail, Greet
FL 32331.
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available. HUD vot
accepted. 1, 2, &
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apts. Call 850-973-
TDD/TTY 711. 31
Lawson Circl
Madison, FL 322
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8/19, rtn, c
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rity de- 386-344-9452
ly. 2 9/11-10/2,c
Call
Cr 5 Bedroom 3 Bath
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9/9, rtn pd $595.00 per month Call
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it 8/19, rtn, c
om, 1 Full Triplewide
osit,
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ft. tape & texture home top
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delivery & set-up on your lot
ory, 3 for $53,500 Call Bruce
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stairs, New Government Prgram!
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lby Ave.
e 973 8/19- 9/18,c
4.
8/12 rtn, c Repo Mobile Homes
de near Due to the state of the
deposit economy, one persons' loss
3-2353 is another ones gain. Save
8/19, rtn, c thousands on these bank
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(386) 752-1452
clues 9/2 10/2, c
icludes
lawn Investors Got Money
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800 per interest when you could be
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nt 8/19, rtn,

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9/16, pd Brand New! 14x56 only 1
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orge 9/11 -10/2,0
)994.
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home purchase Call
800-769-0952
t 8/19, rtn,
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Tired of being turned down
because you have no money
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8/19, rtn, c
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0-948- "Monster Mansion"
711. 5 bedroom 3 full bath, 2300
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nville, of $500.00 a month
call Eric at
(386) 719-5560
g 8/19 9/18, c
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rtnc If you own your own land
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8/19 9/18, c
28x80 5 Bedroom
reduced $15,000 for quick
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nay be 386-623-4218
uchers 8/19, rtn, c
3 BR Home Financing
essible Owner finance, mo-
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5 SW O.K.
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8/19, rtn, c
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8/19, rtn, c sanitation, and have a Food
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8/19, rtn, c

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0 sq. ft.
prices in
all Rick
96
9/2 10/2, c
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8/19, rtn c


For Sale:
House & Lot
In the Town of Suwannee
was $135,000, Now $99,000.
2 BR/1 BA. Fully Furnished,
New Metal Roof, and New
Paint. Utility Building with
Washer and Dryer. Nice Fruit
Trees. 386-719-0421
rtn, n/c

Fantastic Lake
and Mountain Views
from this 2 Bed/ 2Bth Home.
Open and Covered Decks,
Large Screened Porch, Gas
FP, CH/A, Oak Floors & Cab-
inets, and Appliances.
Offered Furnished at
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850-508-1900
rtn, n/c
House For Sale
Cherry Lake Area, recently
remodeled, 3/2 1800 sq. ft.,
cypress home, new baths,
kitchen, and roof. Bamboo
flooring on 3/4 acres
$132,500 850-929-4991
8/5, rtn, pd
Completely Remodeled
3 BR/ 2 Bath, new CHA,
new carpet/vinyl, new roof,
new bath fixtures, new
kitchen cabinets and
appliances $79,500
McWilliams Realty
(850) 973-8614
8/26, rtn, c

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credit welcomed! Call
315-429-9644 ext 659

9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, pd







Commercial/Industrial
Property
with state highwayfrontage.
Corner lots. Fronts both
Harvey Greene Dr.
& Highway 53 South.
Enterprise Zone
Natural gas line, 8 inch wa-
ter main, access to city utili-
ties, fire hydrant, and service
from two power companies.
Property 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
rtn, n/c

OFFICE BUILDING
FOR RENT
across street from
Post Office, Courthouse,
and Courthouse Annex.
(Old Enterprise Recorder Office)
111 SE Shelby St., Madison;
Newly renovated
back to the 1920's era
Call Tommy Greene
850-973-4141
rtn,n/c




Short-haired Dachshunds
for Sale: 3 y/o Red Female,
7 month old Black Dapple
Male, 7 month old Black
Dapple Female, 7 month old
Red male

Current on shots/MAKE OF-
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9/2 10/2, c


Applicants need to apply in
Person at the Madison
County Senior Citizens
Council at 486 SW Rut-
ledge Street, Madison,
Florida. No phone calls.
9/16, 9/23, c
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Call Charles @
850-371-2034
9/16, pd
MDS/Care Plan Coordinator
MDS/CPC needed at Madison
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state license in good standing.
Two years experience required
along with strong assessment,
analytical, and organizational
skills. Competitive wages and
good benefit package.
Fax resume to Peggy Powers,
RN DON or Joann Gnewuch,
NHA at 850-973-2667 or ap-
ply in person.
9/16, 9/23, c




Kenmore Washer $100.00
Window AC $75.00
Dining Table $25.00
Frigidaire Fridge $150.00
White Dresser $30.00
Complete Twin bed $50.00

Prices are negotiable!
850-973-2388 or
850-973-6095
9/16, 9/23, pd


Tools, pistol, fishing eq
printer, TV's, Piano, or
furniture, household it
attic stairs, doors and c
ing. Sat. 9/19 & Sun.9
8 to 4. 432 NE Prairie
Cherry Lake, Fl
850-929-2521





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for listings (800)366-9783
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* Huge wall of windows,
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Madison County Memorial Hospital Home Health Agency will no longer
participate in the Medicare Program (Title XVHI of the Social Security Act)
effective April 13,2009. The agreement between Madison County Memorial
Hospital Home Health Agency and the Secretary of Health and Human Ser-
vices terminated on April 13,2009 in accordance with the provisions of the
Social Security Act
The Medicare program will not make payment for services famished to pa-
tients who arc admitted on or after April 13,2009. However, payment is
available for up to thirty (30) days for care furnished under a plan estab-
lished before fee effective date of termination for Home Health services.
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