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6nterpriseiR cor&A

Our 145th Year, Number 9

Friday, October 23, 2009

46 + 4 Tax=500
Madison, Florida


According to the
Madison County Sher-
iff's Office, a brand new
26-inch Nitro Next
Mountain bike was
The bicycle is green
and the gears are on the
handlebars. Aluminum
is written on the frame
on the frame of the bike.
It was last seen outside
of Jackson's Drug Store
in Greenville on Tues-
day, Oct. 20. If anyone
has any information on
the theft, please call Cpl.
Tim Nagy at 973-4001.

Madison County
Sheriff Ben Stewart re-
ports that on Wednesday,
October 21, at approxi-
mately 1:38 a.m., Madison
County Sheriff's Office K-
9 Corporal Michael Mau-
rice stopped a 2006
Chevrolet Avalanche at
or near the 254-mile post
on 1-10 for an equipment
Corporal Mau-
rice noted certain indica-
tors of suspicion
Please see Deputy
Seizes, Page 4A


Working At


Oct. 27
Cowboy coaches
and players will be
working at the McDon-
ald's in downtown
Madison on Tues., Oct.
27 from 5-8 p.m.
McDonald's charac-
ters will be in atten-
dance, as well as
Cowboy players to play
with the kids. 20 percent
of all proceeds will go to
Madison County High

Strategic Planning Advances

To Town Hall Meetings
"Plan your work, and work your plan!"

By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The future of
County is a
shared future, and the
future of its children is a
shared responsibility.
Consequently, few priori-
ties outrank the future of
its schools. Simply put,
all residents have a
stake, as their tax dollars
provide vital support to
the school district. With-
out exception, every re-
source must bear fruit,
and every student must
be prepared for college
or a productive voca-
"Plan your work,
and work your plan!"

Paula Waller declared. Formerly the Pan-
handle Area Education Consortium
(PAEC) Executive Director, she also em-
phasized that students and districts will
rise to their level of expectation.
Drawing on this experience, Waller
and her associate, Dr. Neal Meadows, re-
cently facilitated three strategic planning
workshops for the Madison County School
District. Current PAEC Executive Director

Poker Run

To Benefit

Cancer Victim

By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
A Po ker
Run in
tion of Donna Ki-
nard's life will be
held Saturday, Oct.
The bikes will
leave from Alley

Donna Kinard

Donna Kinard

Oops in Jasper at 11 a.m. They will travel to
Betty's in Pinetta, the Red Cow in Lee, then
back to Jasper to Bitsy's and finally end up
back at Alley Oops in Jasper.
Poker hands cost $10 each or two for $15.
All proceeds will benefit Donna Kinard
and Big Bend Hospice. ALL vehicles, not
only motorcycles, are encouraged to make
the run.
If anyone is interested in making dona-
tions or donating door prizes, please call
Jennifer Fulmer at (850) 929-4583 or (850) 464-

Patrick McDaniel and Belva Free, director
of Florida Learns Academy, were also in
attendance to offer support and guidance.

DeVonte' "Terry" Johnson
is the son of Angela
Turner-Rooks, Sean
Johnson, and the step-father of
Javarrow Rooks. His siblings are
Kamaiu "MyMy" Johnson, Ayanne
Rooks and he has four (paternal)
siblings in Madison. His maternal
grandparents are Edna Haynes-
Turner and the late Amos "Coach
T" Turner; and his paternal grand-
parents are Eugene Johnson and the
late Cynthia Johnson. Terry's ma-
ternal great grandparents are the
late Eddie and Annie Haynes; and
his paternal great grandparents are
the late David Johnson, Sr. and
Rosa"Big Mama" Johnson still lives
in Madison.
Terry lived in Madison until 8th
grade, attending Madison Central
School. He and his family moved to
Tallahassee to expand his opportu-
nities academically, personally, and
athletically The move has given

number of parent volunteers, to set the
foundation of the planning process. The
notable attendance underscored the shared

November 2nd November 9th November 12th November 16th -
6 p.m. at Lee 6p.m. at Madison 6 pmn. at Pinetta 6 p.. at Greenville
Elementary School Central School Elementary School Elementary School

For three consecutive Tuesdays, dis-
trict and school personnel joined local offi-
cials, business and civic leadership, and a

priority The group also shared a common
sense of urgency, recognizing that capable
Please see Strategic Planning, Page 4A

Cowboys To Tace Former

Madison Residen"tL

him enjoyment, personal growth
and the ability to reach most ,:-
his goals. As a senior at RickarnI
High School, he is first strin.:
shooting guard in basketball, an'
2009-2010 quarterback in foot
ball. He has been featured in
the magazine Sideline
Sports, celebrating his aca-
demic and athletic 1h
achievements in basket-
ball; and was also fea
tured in The Tallahasse
Democrat for basketball
throughout the basket- ( .
ball season. As an ac-
complished shooting ij-
guard, he is also a member .a-
of a Tallahassee AAU Bas.
ketball Team. Terry wa
chosen as 2009-2010 Raider-
quarterback, and (
Please see Former Resident, .
Page 4A

Youth To Help Troops In Iraq And Afghanistan

"Be a Hero...Help
A Hero" and help a
hero get a phone call.
The Midway Church
of God youth will host
a carwash fundraiser
aSaturday, Oct. 24, at
'id .O'Reilly's. Funds
raised will go towards
Purchasing phone
cards for troops in
Iraq and Afghanistan.
Pictured front row, left
hP /N' +I 5 NIC \/.'f ."to right, Georgia
.4 N I0 NS .-...-'. Phillips, J.W. Phillips,
Chloe Cline and Em-
mie Phillips. Second
row, left to right, Jared
4 Miller,Abbie Bembry,
dA qI Rebecca Phillips, Re-
r% becca Taylor and Jodi
6D "ePhillips. Back row, left
y OUT Hto right: Erika Hodge,
S'-j ~LL Cody Cline, Jamie
Phillips, Mary Pate,
Bethany Phillips, Jes-
"'sica Phillips, Devin
j <> -"Cline, James Thigpen,
K_ ,-Jonathan Penny and
Tiffany Phillips. Not
Hp I -,,r. pictured: Forest
Greene and Cody
Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, Oct. 22, 2009

Local eathe

2 Sections, INS Pages
Around Madison 6 & 10A Sports 2-3B
Church 9A School 1B
Classifieds/Legals 6-7B Pet Page 5B
Obituaries 5A Turn Back Time 8A

Fri Sat 79/56 Sun 80/62 Mon 82/65 _
10/23 86/70 10/24 \ 10/25 10/26
Mainl cloudy. Hih 86F Winds Occasional showers possible. Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the Isolated thunderstorms. Highs in
SSE at 10 to 20 mh. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in low 80s and lows in the low 60s. the low 80s and lows in the mid
SSE at 10 to 20 mph. the mid 50s. 60s.

rnoio suDmitIea
The Strategic Planning Committee met for three consecutive Tuesdays to review and discuss the con-
cerns of the Madison County School District as the first step in launching the Road Map to Madison Coun-
ty Schools' Future.

2A Madison Enterprise-Recorder

OicTopoints & Opinions

Friday, October 23, 2009

Lad d er Letters to the Editor are typed word for word,
comma for comma, as sent to this newspaper.
1 Jacob Bembry
SjColunmist Where Do The Cats

Siv nnt Dnooin At Caboodle Roam?

RI G1Am1UUIL OUbb@illy

A new young person was at church Wednesday
evening and I don't believe that I have ever seen my sis-
ter, Abbie, so happy to see someone there. Her happiness
could have only have been exceeded by the happiness of
my father and my happiness and the happiness of my
brother, Danny, could not have been far behind. We had
our nephew, Ryan, with us.
Ryan has moved to Hamilton County to stay with
his paternal grandmother, Dot Leutner. He called me
Wednesday afternoon and asked if he could go to church
with us. Of course, I answered "Yes."
My father is proud of Ryan because he is his first
grandson and only grand-
son. There is a great-
grandson, Braxton (son of
my niece Morgan), but
Ryan and his sisters, Mor-
gan and Shannan, have a
special place in his heart.
Ryan spent more time
at our house when he was
a child than the others and
Abbie has always kept an
eye out for him and he for
I hope that Ryan is

church with me soon and
S to visit often while he is
staying across the Withala-
coochee River.
God sends many bless-
ings my way, but the one
on Wednesday was one of
the best as my family and I
were able to walk into the
church with my hand-
some, six-foot-tall nephew.

ornidapress Assou 2 ,10

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Dear People Of Madison County:
Did anybody catch the artical in the Amercan
Profile Sept 6-12 2009. on page 12 under Tibits Did
you know under the state of Florida. About 500 cats
live at Caboodle Ranch a 30 acre cat sanctuary creat-
ed by Crag Grant in Madison County Has any one
asked where these cats roam? Would any one like to
be a neighbor to this you pass this mans
drive way there are always cats along the road and
cat getting hit and killed on the road....Can cats be
contained to this guys property ? NO. Would you
like to have cats on your property killing the bird in
your yard and baby rabbits. I believe this man can
not take care of all of these cats as there are cat run-
ning wild in the area having more kittens. Are these
cats being spad or neutered as we see kittens all the
time What can be done so we as neighbors can live
in nature and peace without the cat hanging out in
our yards,decks under the bird feeders,killing the
wild birds,sleeping on our cars,eating our pets
food? I would like to know how we can get help for
the problem in Madson County ?
There was a interview done by your paper last
spring by one of your reporters,she was going to in-
vestgate problem nothing was reported. There
was an artical in your paper about the ranch what a
good thing this was, but would like them in your
back yard? Claudia Goodman, Madison County Res-

Editoral Note
In last week's story, "The Last Public Hanging
in Madison County," written by the late Edwin B.
Browning, Sr., it was brought to my attention that
Lige Anderson was not the only son of Dan An-
derson, who had been killed by a transient known
as Will Jones. While I think that Mr. Browning
may have only meant that Lige Anderson was the
only survivor at the time he wrote the story, it was
brought to my attention by Marylou Lasseter that
Jim Anderson who had married her aunt, Mattie
Rye, was also Dan Anderson's son and Dan An-
derson also had a daughter. Marylou pointed out
proudly that Jim Anderson was her uncle by mar-
riage. I must also mention that he was my grand-
mother, Ava Lee Linton Sealey's, uncle by
marriage, as well as the uncle by marriage of
Grason Linton, my granny's brother. Granny and
Uncle Grason were Marylou's first cousins, as
were Ruby Register, Raleigh Bell, Arthur Bell,
Colon Bell, Dewey Bell and countless other peo-
ple in Lee and surrounding areas who can or
could claim Jim Anderson as their uncle by mar-
Jacob Bembry

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OicTpoints & Opinions

Madison Enterprise-Recorder 3A

Mladison County j
Extension Service J
Diann Douglas :
Guest Colunmist

You Can Save

Money When

Food Shopping
Since food costs seem to rise with the passing of
each week, the idea of saving money at the grocery
store might seem impossible. Since food is a flexible
expense, you can trim your spending and realize a
savings over time. Extension Nutrition Specialist,
Alice Henneman, says it is possible to save money, it
takes a plan and a few time tested shopping strate-
A proven strategy that helps you stay within a
budget is to write a grocery list. Keep it handy to
add items throughout the week and remember to
take it with you. Stick to your list, but do stay flexi-
ble if you encounter a sale. Making one trip to the
store once a week will keep you from buying extra
things on those quick runs to pick up the items you
forgot because you didn't have a list in the first
Make a habit of using the food you buy You lose
money whenever you toss food into the garbage be-
cause it spoiled before you got around to eating it.
Food that ends up in the garbage is wasted money
You may need to buy less, cook fewer servings, plan
meals to use leftovers from previous days, or freeze
the food for a meal the following week. For example,
mashed potatoes can be made into potato patties or
added to soup as a thickening agent. Those ripened
bananas freeze well and can be used in pancakes, ba-
nana bread or smoothies. That leftover roast can be
frozen and used next week for barbeque sandwiches.
Everything looks good on an empty stomach, so
eat before you grocery shop. Consumers tend to pur-
chase extra food to tide us over in the car until we
make it home. Eating before you shop not only helps
forestall impulse buys, it may save calories. By the
way, leave the kids at home; their wants are great as
they walk down the aisle.
One great way to save on groceries is to pack
your lunch each day. We never think about the cost
of food eaten away from home, but a typical fast food
meal can cost up to $8.00 or more. Add up the
amount you spend eating lunch out over a year, the
total will be shocking! If you brown bag three days
a week, over the year, you can save $1,248.00! A nice
savings you've captured by changing this one habit.
Consider taking left-over food from the night before
for your lunch. Keep peanut butter on hand and you
can always make a sandwich from food in the pantry
Coupons can save you money, but only if you
normally use the product. Don't spend extra money
purchasing food just because you have a coupon.
Use coupons for foods you normally eat. Check web-
sites of the products you use, there are often
coupons to print.
Watch out for convenience foods. They are usu-
ally costly and may not save you much time. Take
oatmeal for instance there isn't much time differ-
ence between microwaving a bowl of regular oat-
meal rather than pouring hot water over a
pre-measured packet. In fact, I think the microwave
method is faster. You will get 30 serving from a box
of oatmeal vs. buying three boxes of instant oatmeal
and save up to $5.50. Cutting up your own salad or
fruit doesn't take much time and will cost less too.
Store brand items are usually lower in price to
brand names, but comparable in nutrition and taste.
Some store brands may vary in size, color and tex-
ture, but when it is going into a stew or casserole,
the end results is not noticeable. Usually stores will
have bargain prices on their own brands, you may
save as much as 50 cents per item. And, it's the small
savings that add up when you get to the checkout
Planning your meals and being selective in the
grocery aisles will help keep the cost of food down.
For more information on reducing your monthly ex-
penses, contact the Madison County Extension Ser-
vice at 973-4138.
The University of Florida Extension/IFAS -
Madison County is an Equal Employment
Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer authorized
to provide research, educational information and
other services only to individuals and institutions
that function without regard to race, color, sex, age,
handicap or national origin.

In celebration of their 50th wedding
anniversary, the children and grandchil-
dren of Buddy and Ann Sapp request your
presence Buddy and Ann Sapp request
your presence at a reception on Sunday, No-
vember 8, from 2-4 p.m. at the Sapps' Blue
Lagoon. The Blue Lagoon is located on the
Sapp Farm on Highway 360, five miles
south of Madison. No gifts are necessary;/
your presence will be your gift.

iWe Love You!

Twanna and Arliegh,
S Norma and Jim.
Francine and Rick,
and the Girls g


I Tried and True Nay
To Start The Paqi!
Rid is (affiene Fee!!

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Looking For

When God made man in His own image, He ap-
parently gave him the same type of brain since
Adam named all the animals, how else did he know
all of their names?
The Garden of Eden was the only perfect place
on Earth yet Adam had to tend it with Eve as help-
If God gave Adam all of his own attributes, why
did He give him Eve? Did God have a mate? He had a
Son. Was it perhaps the Holy Spirit since the God-
head is a trio?
And why did He choose the little plant Earth on
which to place the Garden? With all of its imperfec-
tions such as weeds and brambles?
When God shaped Adam's perfect form from the
dust of the earth, that form was lifeless, inert, until
God's own breath transformed that dust into a per-
fect man.
Did that breath alone fill that form with all the
perfectly healthy organs, bones, veins, teeth, etc.,
that was Adam?
And the brain, with all its advanced knowledge
of horticulture and animal husbandry? But with no
apparent emotions except one to be someone to
walk in the Garden and converse with Him on His
level, to be the Perfect Companion! He had given him
that kind of brain.
Again, why Earth when He had created all this
immense cosmos? And, if all He had created was
perfect why was there already brambles outside the
Garden? Or were these, like the animals, harmless
before sin?
The 23rd Channel
The TV is my shepherd,
I shall not want
It makes me lie down on the sofa,
It leads me away from the faith,
It destroys my soul.
It leads me in the path of sex and violence
for the sponsor's sake.
Yea, though I walk in the shadow of Christian
responsibilities, there will be no interruptions
for the TV is with me.
Its cable and remote control, they comfort me.
It prepares a commercial for me in the
presence of my worldliness.
It anoints my head with humanism and
My coveting runneth over.
Surely, laziness and ignorance shall follow me
all the days of my life,
And I shall dwell in the house watching TV

Got news
straight from
the horse's mouth?

We Do.

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& Madison Enterprise Recorder


4A Enterprise-Recorder

Law enforcement & Firom page One

Friday, October 23, 2009

Former Resident Strategic Planning

Madison County... I

cont from Page 1A
was recently awarded a plaque from the Tallahassee
Quarterback Club for "Quarterback of the Week."
His family and friends were present to celebrate and
honor him. Amos "Coach T" has a "heavenly
watch" over Terry and a continual smile on his face.
After graduating from Rickards High School,
Terry plans to attend the University of South Flori-
da in Tampa. His career goal is to major in Sports
Medicine and he says "my dream is to play profes-
sional football."
Friday, October 23rd at 7:00 P.M Terry is look-
ing forward to return home to Madison to step onto
Boothill, face-to-face with some of his Madison
classmates, when Rickards High School Raiders
meet Madison County High School Cowboys!! He
and all of his family and friends from Tallahassee
will be on the sidelines supporting Rickards High
School Raiders. The renowned football Leader,
Coach Rudy Hubbard and his staff will be looking to
lead the Raiders to victory

Deputy Seizes

cont from Page 1A
regarding potential illegal activity during the traffic
stop and requested permission to search the vehicle.
Permission was granted by the driver. The search dis-
covered marijuana and $23,988.00 in US currency con-
cealed in a plastic bag behind the rear seat.
The currency was packaged in a manner indica-
tive of a drug courier's fashion for transporting cur-
rency for drug transactions. The driver, Terry Jordan,
31, of Miami, was arrested for possession of marijua-
na and the currency was seized pending forfeiture

cont from Page 1A
graduates lead to a productive workforce, which all
agreed is not optional when seeking to build the lo-
cal economy Instead, it is an absolutely necessity As
with all great journeys, however, it starts with one
step. Consequently, the objective of the workshop
was determining those steps.
In preparation for that process, Waller present-
ed several planning tools designed to "drill down" to
the core issues. Starting with facts and figures that
were effectively presented by district executives,
participants collaborated to determine the strengths
and weaknesses, as well as the opportunities and
threats facing the district. Ultimately, a handful of
focal points emerged.
These focal points, including graduation rates,
reading skills and community involvement, will be
compiled into a easy-to-understand digest, and then
brought to parents through a series of town hall
meetings. The schedule of those meetings and loca-
tions is as follows:

November 2nd 6 p.m. at Lee Elementary School
November 9th 6 p.m. at Madison Central
School Cafeteria
November 12th 6 p.m. at Pinetta Elementary
School Cafeteria
November 16th 6 p.m. at Greenville Elemen-
tary Cafeteria

According to school officials, each of these meet-
ings is being offered to invite input from parents,
PTO, SACS and other community members who
wish to share their views on how the schools are do-
ing. As the group often noted, perception is reality
until it is altered by getting closer to the issue,
which is also necessary to get at the root causes im-
pacting those issues. Again, this is why the town
hall meetings are so important.
In addition to the town hall forum, a website is
being constructed to provide timely and ongoing in-
formation regarding progress, and to allow public
comments and questions. Possible discussion items

To provide the highest quality education to all
MCSB students, what challenges will the district
have to address as it plans for the future?
List the most important skills or talents MCSD
students will need to be successful adults in our so-

What evidence
(scores, school or district
grades, reports, etc.)
would convince you that
the Madison COunty
Schools are providing
the highest quality edu-
cation for the resources
What would the
MCSD have to do to pro-
vide a high level of satis-
faction to you as a
customer of the district?
What impact do you
see the school district
has in the overall econo-
my of Madison County?

The Road Map to
Madison County Schools'
Future is a five-year
strategic plan that in-
cludes the entire com-
munity because the
entire community has a
stake in its outcome. Or-
ganizers, community
leadership and parent
volunteers look forward
optimistically to the
town hall meetings, and
then especially to the ac-
tion plan that result.
For more informa-
tion about the planning
process and scheduling,
contact the Madison
County School District
at (850) 973-5022.
Michael Curtis can be
reached at michae-


Taceria Williams -
Petit theft
Anthony Tumbling
- Battery (domestic vio-
lence), violation of pro-
Latara Tomeka
Tyson Out of county
Charles John Den-
mark Failure to ap-
Delma Allen Blair -
Sexual registration
Jermaine Quantez
Monson Burglary, lar-
David Allen
Smithie Petit theft
Daniel Ian Hughey
- Possession of firearm
by a convicted felon,
possession of less than
20 grams cannabis, pos-
session of drug para-
Teddy Lashay
Phillips Violation of
Anthony Hodge, Jr.
- Driving while license
Alvin Johnson -
Out of county warrant
Keshanna Denita
Weatherspoon Ani-
mal cruelty
Jonathan David
Hay Grand theft third

Amber Danielle
Moore Aggravated as-
sault with a deadly
Michael Devin Ker-
chner DUI, driving
while license suspend-
Raymond Lonzo
Morgan VOP, posses-
sion of methampheta-
mine, possession of
drug paraphernalia
Sean Garrett Hal-
laron Possession of
marijuana with intent
to sell
Denise Michelle
Jenkins Battery (do-
mestic violence)
Montarius Davon
Gillyard Aggravated
assault (domestic vio-
David Leon Trout-
man Criminal regis-
Keldrick Jaquais
Parker VOP (circuit)
William Joshua
Evans Armed rob-
Natasha Necole
Robinson Assault
Kimberly Hocka-
day Out of county
Nathaniel Burnett
- Violation of probation
Wallace McArthur
- Driving while license



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Madison Enterprise-Recorder 5A


October 23
Aucilla Christian
Academy will host their
fall festival on Friday,
October 23, from 2:30-
5:30 p.m. Games include
giant slide, mechanical
bull, dunk tank, live gold
fish, cake walk, duck
pond, leap frog and
much more.

October 24
Midway Church of
God Youth will hold a
carwash on Saturday,
Oct. 24, beginning at 8
a.m. in the parking lot of
O'Reillys Auto Parts. All
money raised at the car-
wash will go towards the
purchase of phone cards
for soldiers in Iraq and
Afghanistan so that they
will be able to call their
family members at

October 24
Benefit Poker Run
for Donna Kinard begins
11 a.m. at Alley Oops in
Jasper. Poker hands are
$10 each or two for $15.
All proceeds will benefit
Donna Kinard and Big
Bend Hospice. For more
information or to donate
door prizes, please call
(850) 929-4583 or (850) 464-

October 31
Kingdom Ministries
and Excellence Dance
Studio, Inc. invites
everyone to attend a Hal-
lelujah Night on Satur-
day, October 31, from 7-9
p.m. The event will be
held at Damascus Bap-
tist Church, and will be
full of praise and wor-
ship, praise songs and
dance, kid games, spiri-
tual treats and more. For
more information,

please call (850) 464-2728
or (850) 590-6066.

November 1
The Lee First Bap-
tist Church will cele-
brate its annual
homecoming on Sunday,
November 1, with Sun-
day school at 10 a.m. and
morning worship at
10:45 a.m. The guest
speaker will be Rev.
Mike Brown.

November 7
Saturday Novem-
ber 7 "Circle of
Thanks" Presented by
Madison Junior Auxil-
iary 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.
- Around Lake Frances -
A celebration of Family,
Friends and Community
- Kids Bounce Hous-
es, train rides and face
painting- music, pie eat-
ing contest, food, and
cake auction luminar-
ies available for pur-
chase to celebrate or to
honor friends, family
and loved ones -
Evening will end with a
Glow in the Dark walk
around Lake Frances.

November 7
Lee Worship Center
will be hosting a Big
Church Bazaar Sale on
Saturday, November 7.
The church will be sell-
ing furniture, stoves,
clothes, pictures and
much more. For more in-
formation, please call
(850) 673-9490.

November 7
Concord Baptist
Church will be having
their Fall Festival on
Saturday, November 7,
starting at 3 p.m. with a
concert. There will be
games, white elephant


sale, chili cook-off, cake
auction, food and lots of
fun for all ages. All pro-
ceeds go to the Vassal
School in Haiti.

November 8
New Bethel Primi-
tive Baptist Church will
be observing the second
annual Veterans Day
program on November 8,
at 3 p.m. Come out and
support the past and pre-
sent veterans. For more
information, please call
(850) 973-2869.

The Florida DEP's
Stephen Foster Folk Cul-
ture Center State Park
will host an ongoing
wood carving workshop
on Thursday through
Monday, from noon un-
til 4 p.m. Participants
can create figure carv-
ings, wood spirits,
spoons, bowls, relief
carvings and more dur-
ing this four-hour class.
Workshop fees are $15
per session and include
park admission. For ad-
ditional information or
to register for the work-
shops, please call (386)
397-1920 or visit

Each Weekday
Except Tuesday
The Senior Citizens
Center offers computer
classes to seniors 60 and
older each weekday ex-
cept Tuesday. For more
information or to sign
up, please call (850) 973-

The Diamonds in
the Ruff Adoption Pro-
gram at the Suwannee
Valley Humane Society
is open every Tuesday
through Saturday from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It is lo-
cated on 1156 SE Bisbee
Loop, Madison, FL 32340.
For more information,
or directions, call (866)
236-7812 or (850) 971-9904.

Second and Fourth
Saturday of Each
The Madison
Church of God hosts a
free soup kitchen the
second and fourth Satur-
day of each month at the
Greenville Senior Citi-
zens Center. Lunch is
served from noon to 1

Third Tuesday
of Each Month
The Greater
Greenville Area Dia-
betes Support Group is a
free educational service
and support for diabetes
and those wanting to
prevent diabetes. The
group meets the third
Tuesday of each month
at the Greenville Public
Library Conference
Room at 312 SW Church
St., Greenville, 11-11:30

a.m. Everyone is wel-

Every Wednesday
and Friday
The Senior Citizens
Center's sewing club for
seniors 60 and older
meets every Wednesday
and Friday. For more in-
formation or to sign up,
please call (850) 973-4241.

Third Wednesday of
Each Month
The Madison Coun-
ty Health Education
Club is holding a free ed-
ucational service and
support group for people
interested in preventing
or controlling diabetes,
high blood pressure, ele-
vated cholesterol levels,
obesity and other chron-
ic health conditions. The
club meets the third
Wednesday of each
month at the Madison
Public Library Confer-
ence Room at 378 NW
College Loop, Madison,
12:15-12:45 p.m. Every-
one is welcome to bring
their own lunch.

Third Wednesday of
Each Month
The Madison Coun-
ty Diabetes Support
Group is a free educa-
tional service and sup-
port group for diabetes
and those wanting to
prevent diabetes. The
group meets the third
Wednesday of each
month at the Madison
Public Library Confer-
ence Room at 378 NW
College Loop, Madison,
11:45 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Everyone is welcome is
bring their own lunch.
For details, contact Mar-
cia Kazmierski at (386)
752-2461 or Lorraine
Miller at (386) 752-6439.

Fourth Wednesday of
Each Month
An informational
meeting for those in-
jured and needing help
returning to work will
be held the fourth
Wednesday of each
month from 12-3 p.m. at
the Madison County Ex-
tension Office located at
184 College Loop, Madi-
son. The meeting is free
and open to the public.
For more information,
please call (850) 245-

Fourth Tuesday of
Each Month
Big Bend Hospice's
adult Grief Support
Group meets on the
fourth Tuesday of each
month at the Madison
County Senior Center,
located at 4886 SW Rut-
ledge. The group is open
to anyone in the com-
munity who has experi-
enced the death of
someone in their life.
The support groups are
a free community ser-
vice. For more informa-
tion, please call Casey
Shaffer at 566-6189.


Anderson, Sr.
Deacon Jeffrey An-
derson, Sr., 88, of
Greenville, died in Lake
City on October 17, 2009.
Funeral services
will be held Saturday, Oc-
tober 24, 2009, at 2 p.m. at
New Zion Missionary
Baptist Church in
Greenville. Burial with
military honors will fol-
low at the church ceme-
tery. Viewing/visitation
will be on Friday from 2-
4 p.m. at Tillman Funer-
al Home (850-997-5553) in
Monticello and from 5-7
p.m. at the church.
The oldest serving
deacon at New Zion, Dea-
con Anderson was a re-
tired farmer and
pulpwooder. He was an
army veteran of World
War II.
Survivors include
his wife of 64 years, Mrs.
Easter Moore Anderson
of Greenville; sons, Pas-
co (Lilla) Anderson and
Jeffrey (Shirley) Ander-
son, Jr., both of Monti-
cello; Albert (Dorothy)
Anderson of Lamont
and Rosco (Sherry) An-
derson of Perry; daugh-
ters, LaQuetta
Anderson, Celestine An-
derson and Burnita
Farmer, all of Greenville
and Gail Anderson of
Monticello; two sisters,
Rosary Mathis of
Greenville and Ivory
Perry of Orlando; 19
grandchildren; 46 great-
grandchildren; and a
host of nieces, nephews,
cousins and friends.
Deacon Anderson
was predeceased by his
parents, Tom and
Dempsey Mathis Ander-
son; son, James Ander-
son and a sister, Annie
Mae Mathis.

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Forest Ray
Forest Ray Cullers,
age 83, died Friday, Oc-
tober 16, 2009, in
Thomasville, Ga. Fu-
neral services were
held Tuesday, October
20, 2009, at Beggs Fu-
neral Home, Madison
Chapel. Visitation was
held Monday, October
19, 2009, at the funeral
home. Interment took
place at Evergreen
Cemetery in
Mr. Cullers was
born July 31, 1926 in
Preble County, Ohio.
He was in the Army
and the Navy and
served in World War II
and Korea. He moved
to Greenville in 1961.
He was the owner and
operator of Cullers
Concessions and sold
French fries at many
carnivals and fairs
throughout the United
States for over 60
years. He was a mem-
ber of the American
Legion, the Cattle-
men's Association,
Fair Museum and the
Sheriff's Association.
He was an avid pool
player and was consid-
ered one of the best.
He also loved to dance
with his wife, Dora.
He is survived by
his wife, Dora Cullers
of Greenville; two
daughters, Alyce
Cullers of St. Peters-
burg and Robyn Gyuru
of Clearwater; one
son, Charles "Hal"
Cullers of St. Peters-
burg; a close nephew,
Jim Cullers of Spring-
field, Ill.; three
stepchildren, Keith
Anderson of Pinetta,
Julie Cone of
Greenville and Antho-
ny Cone of Miami; one
half-brother, Dale
Borts of Eaton, Ohio;
five grandchildren;
three great-grandchil-
dren; and three step-
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Friday, October 23, 2009

By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Look out boys and girls, children of all ages, because the circus is coming
to town. On Monday, Nov. 2, and again on Tuesday, Nov. 3, The Loomis Brothers
Circus will be showcasing their three-ring circus at Lanier Field. Located adja-
cent to the North Florida Community College near Base Street, this special
event is being sponsored by the Madison County Chamber of Commerce and
Loomis Brothers Circus Manager and Ringmaster Justin Loomis heads up
the show, which has been in his family for generations. The circus includes
clowns, elephants, tigers, acrobatics, horses and more, offering everything that
one would expect from this quality family venue.
The gathering will also include a countywide coloring contest for the chil-
dren of Madison County age 12 and un-
der. Entries will be divided into four
age groups and winners will be cho-
sen at the circus Monday night
where each winner will receive a
prize from the Circus Ringmaster.
Earlier in the morning, all third grade
students in Madison County will be tak-
ing a field trip to look behind the scenes to see
the operation of a modern day circus. The kids will
have an opportunity to learn the difference between
African and Asian elephants, as well as feed
them and other animals.
"We are all very excited about this event for
our county," noted Chamber Director Ted Ens-
minger. "With all that's going on in our country
today, this will be a welcome, entertaining break
for everyone. And it's especially nice that kid's under
12 can get in free!"
Show times are 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. with the gates
opening one hour before show time. Circus goers can
save $2 on each adult ticket by purchasing tickets in ad-
vance at the Chamber office. The cost is just $10 per
adult, which also admits two kids under 12 for
free. Otherwise, tickets will be available at the gate
for $12 each.
For additional information and to purchase
tickets, simply stop by the Chamber office located
at 177 SW Horry Avenue in Madison. For more in-
formation, call (850) 973-2788.
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Brooks, Katie Miller and Melanie Salyer. Not pictured is Shelly Smith.


Public Library

Serves As

Vital Resource

For Kids

By Bryant Thigpen
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Madison Public Library is
a little building with loads of re-
sources. From a book to a comput-
er, the library holds the door wide
open to the community to utilize
their resources for any project one
may have coming up, surf a while
on the internet or spend an after-
noon reading a book. Whatever
your in need of, check out..the
Madison Public Library.
When entering the front door,
patrons are greeted by the friendly
staff of the Library. April Brooks,
Katie Miller, Melanie Salyer, Shelly
Smith and Rebecca Stephens make
up the staff that is always on hand
to answer questions one may have.
One of the most popular areas
of the Library is the computers
that are open to the public. Cur-
rently, the Library has two comput-
ers designated for checking email
only, five computers for surfing the
Internet, four children set up just
for children and one computer des-
ignated for word processing. Com-
puters can print pages for a small
fee of $.10 per sheet. For patrons
that have projects coming up with
deadlines, computers may be re-
served in advance twice a week to
assure a computer is available.
Besides sitting at the computer
and exploring the never-ending
world Internet, the Library also of-
fers unlimited sources away from
the computer. The resources the Li-
brary has, but not limited to, in-
clude fiction, nonfiction,
paperbacks, large print, reference,
teen/young adult and juvenile
books. The Library also has DVD's
and books on CD or cassette for
"A lot of people are unaware of
the programs we have to offer,"
stated Brooks. Every Tuesday, the

Library hosts Afternoon Fun at the
Library from 3-4 p.m., for school
age children. Children will enjoy
games, crafts and much more. On
Thursday, the Library hosts
Preschool Story time at 10:30 a.m.
This program is designed for chil-
dren 2-5 years of age and the chil-
dren will have lots of fun listening
to stories, watching finger plays,
singing songs and making crafts.
Thursday are also movie day for
all ages from 3-4:30 p.m. The Li-
brary will show a kid-friendly film
for all ages to enjoy.
The Library also has some ex-
citing seasonal programs coming
up. On October 27, the Library will
host Halloween Fun from 3:30-4:30
p.m. The Library will have games,
face painting, prizes and treats for
the children. The thanksgiving pro-
gram will be held on November 17
from 3:30-4:30 p.m., and will be full
of games and crafts. A story, treats
and a movie will be the focus of the
Christmas program on Tuesday,
December 15, from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Located in front of the Van H.
Priest Auditorium on Hwy. 90, the
Library has been a strong resource
for Madison County. Open Monday-
Friday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and on Sat-
urday from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., the
Library sees over 150 patrons walk
through the door each day to uti-
lize their resources.
"The only thing patrons have to
pay for is late fees on books,"
Brooks said. "Everything we offer
is free to the public."
Besides being a resource for
Madison residents, the Library
also offers a meeting/conference
room free to non-profit organiza-
For more information on the
services offered by the Madison
Public Library, please call (850) 973-

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Reprinted with gracious
permission from the Edwin B.
Browning, Sr Estate from The
North Florida Scene
Almost gone from the North
Florida Scene is the fine rural cus-
tom of making syrup at home.
Four decades ago, practically
every farm family in this area
made its own syrup, often with
some to sell, and, occasionally,
cooked brown sugar. The growth
of sugar cane was not only, in
many cases, a profitable venture
economically but its processing
provided one of the most enjoy-
able social outlets ever to touch
the North Florida Scene.
The best syrup came from
cane that had been grown on well-
drained "new ground," or sandy
loam which was rather rich in
soil, nutrients; over fertilization
was sure to produce syrup that
was "dark" in color and sharp in
taste. Syrup that came from prop-
erly grown cane and from skillful
cooking was as clear as honey,
thick enough to need no "chas-
ing" with the delicious home-
made biscuits and was entirely
free from acid taste. Besides be-
ing superlatively delicious with
biscuits and butter, good syrup
could be used as a general sweet-
ener; for the cooking of wonderful
syrup pies and in other ways too
numerous to mention.
For the beauty and enjoyment
of farm life, it was a period
touched with sadness when the
cane mills came to rest and we be-
gan to depend on store-bought
syrup and sweeteners. This came
about by a conjunction of forces
that gradually brought cane pro-
duction almost to a standstill.
For one thing, "new-grounds"
grew scarce in the best cane-pro-
ducing areas. Then in the late
teens of this century, both dis-
eases and insects moved in joint
attack upon cane. The first to feel
the impact of these was the green
cane. Pretty soon ribbon cane be-
gan to yield. While the experi-
ment stations sought to deliver
stronger strains, the diseases
struck red cane also. Coupled
with this was the fact that South
Florida and Cuba came into
mighty production. Meanwhile,
farm labor became scarcer on the
North Florida Scene. These
changes brought practically to an
end this wonderful crop in our
area. However, there are many
who remember both the labors
and joys of cane syrup production
at home.
Up until the 1890s, cane was
"ground" by sugar mills, usually
two large rollers, made of tough
oak. The rollers were mashed to-
gether with wooden cogs at the
top and held in place at both bot-
tom and top by large round-hewn
timbers. Only the best mechanics
were able to make these mills, es-
pecially the cogs. Even with the

best of workmanship, the cogs
could be heard squeaking for
more than a mile as the mule
pulled the rollers, walking in the
wallybeaten monotonous circle.
He was hitched to a large timber,
bent down at the end and called
the "sugar mill lever." Coming out
from the lever was a lead pole to
which the mule was fastened to
keep him going faithfully in his
The cane was handfed into
the rollers which were set so as to
crush the cane and cause the juice
to flow down the rollers to the
base, and finally, into a barrel.
Enough to cook and this depend-
ed upon the size of the kettle was
called a "round." The homemade
mills gave way to iron mills most-
ly with three rollers. These were
much more efficient and sped up
the process of grinding the cane
Cane-grinding came in late
fall so that the cane would have
time to sweeten and so that the
yellow jackets and honey bees
would not be too irritating. Never-
theless, these insects could literal-
ly "smell" a cane-grinding for
miles and could be counted on to
swarm to them, especially if the
weather warmed up. Most people
wanted to have their cane grind-
ing finished by hog killing time,
which came later in the hard of
The first operation was "cane-
stripping," which meant pulling
the dead cane leaves off the cane.
This, when taken off, was known
as "cane fodder." Then the cane
was topped, cut down, and hauled
to or near the cane mill. Long be-
fore, furnace wood had been cut in
time for it to dry out and be ready
for use in cooking the delicious
cane juice into syrup. It usually
took some time to get ready for
boiling. The mill had to be
cleaned, the kettle made bright,
along with fitting the syrup
trough with a strip of flannel
through which to strain the hot
syrup when it was "taken up." An-
other important piece of equip-
ment was the "skimmings
barrel," set up handy to the per-
son who did the actual cooking.
Over it was placed a nice clean
piece of burlap to strain out the
sediment from the skimmings.
Perhaps we should go a bit
further with the skimmings at
this point. Within a short period,
say two days, the skimmings
would ferment and the sediment
would rise to the top. Delicious
sweet amber cane beer settled to
the bottom of the barrel, where it
was drawn off. Often, the beer was
simply added back in the cane
juice to make more syrup. Some-
times, part of it was saved to
make very excellent cane syrup.
This was done by simply letting it
go through the natural process of
continued fermentation. But


there was another use. The more
wordly producers would add extra
syrup and make a most com-
bustible alcoholic drink known as
"cane buck." Many of the finer
persons in Prohibition days,
thinking to do more than a bit of
testing of the product, wound up
totally unable to walk a straight
path and became the brunt of
community gossip for days and
The syrup, made to order,
"thin" or "thick" was put up in cy-
press barrels in the early stages.
Later, much of it was put in sealed
bottles for table use. In the later
period, the syrup was canned in
gallon or half-gallon cans. The
usual rate of production with a
mule-drawn mill was "a barrel a
day" and this amount, I recall,
was 31 gallons, or thereabouts.
All the manifold operations
were interesting. Visitors came in
the daytime and drank the deli-
cious juice often a bit too seri-
ously for the boy feeding the sugar
mill, as this meant extra hours for
his task. The people in a commu-
nity sort of staggered the grind-
ing the best they could so that
they could help each other and en-
joy the wonderful visiting.
The best parts were the
evening socials held around the
boiling. The cooking would go far
into the night. Far and wide, the
neighbors would come to enjoy
the wonderful fellowship. The
youngsters passed much of the
evenings in playing on the pum-
mings pile which means the
remnants of the crushed cane.
The more mature members of the
group carried on conversations
on a long bench near the kettle.
The young people really had en-
joyment almost beyond descrip-
There were games such as
"The Farmer in the Dell," "So, Mr.
Brown" and numerous others in-
volving rhythmic figures. Quite
often, the young men took part of
the evening for feats of strength
and agility: wrestling, high jump,
broad jump, throwing anvils and a
wide scope of others. Always
there was mixed in with the activ-
ities of the night a good bit of
high class courting. This assured
that each contestant would do his
best in the games of strength and
skills. What else might one expect
from a country lad under the love-
ly eyes of his lady love?
Every so often, the string mu-
sic group dropped by bringing
banjo, guitar and fiddle some-
times the mandolin. They made
the airwaves dance in joyous glee
for hour upon hour. Before very
long, the lovely string music stim-
ulated the group to singing. It all
added to the rich experiences that
helped to stabilize and enrich rur-
al community life. This is a part of
our heritage on the North Florida

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October 21, 1909
Madison's water famine has ended. For the first
time in many months, the town's stand pipe is now
full and there is plenty of water for people to drink.
While most of the town is slumbering, the
Mighty Hang Railroad Show will arrive here on
their own special trains of cars, and by the time the
town is awake, there will be a tented city, complete
in itself, set up in one night. This tented city is as
complete as any city of modern size as a visit to the
show will prove on November 3rd in Madison.
The people of Madison County are promised an
educational treat on Tuesday, November 16, when
the prominent educators of the state who are tour-
ing the state in the interest of education will hold a
grand rally in Madison, the meeting to be held in the
courthouse at 7 p.m.
Judge Palmer took occasion last week to con-
gratulate the people of our county upon the almost
disappearance of crime within our borders, saying
that no county in the Third Judicial Circuit could
show a better record in this respect than Madison.

October 21, 1949
Mr. Oscar Henderson was brought to the hospi-
tal late Wednesday evening for treatment for in-
juries and shock. Mr. Henderson was gathering corn
with a mule and wagon on his farm, when he was
thrown out of the wagon, landing on his head.
Mrs. Lucile Cherry has taken the teaching place
in the Lee School, which Mrs. Rosa Cheek held until
recently The Cheeks are moving to Texas.
Fire destroyed the home of Viola Davis in south-
west Madison about 7 p.m. Monday evening. The fire
department reported the origin of the fire was ex-
plosion of a gasoline iron, which threw flames over
the room, starting a blaze that soon got out of con-
Jenobel Andrews won the fire prevention poster
contest. Clay Tomlinson won second place. Wiley
Selman finished third.

October 23, 1959
The Eugene Mugge family was named the Out-
standing Farm Family for 1959.
Paul Andrews, FSU fullback, is making a great
record this year. Paul was an outstanding player
with Greenville High School, and his friends
throughout Madison County are proud of his colle-
giate gridiron record.
The North Florida Junior College, heretofore
operating in various buildings around town, moved
this week into its commodious new building on the
campus in the western part of town, where classes
are now being held. The nearby agricultural build-
ing is being used at present for assembly.
Hunter Sims, 19-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs.
Carl Sims, underwent surgery for the removal of a
straight pin from his lung last Wednesday at Talla-
hassee Memorial Hospital. Examination at the local
hospital revealed the pin lodged in the lung.

October 24, 1969
The Archies, a nationally recognized recording
and TV group, will be sponsored at the NFJC Gym
on Wednesday, Nov 5, 7:30-10:30 p.m. by NFJC stu-
dent organizations Sigma Phi Delta and Zeta Phi
Beta. Admission will be $1 for NFJC students with
I.D. cards and $2 for non-NFJC students, according
to Bill Cuartero, SPD president. The Archies have
sold more than one million copies of their record-
ings of "Sugar, Sugar" and "Bang Shang-A-Lang."
They appear each Saturday morning on a cartoon
series on CBS-TV
Mr. Randall Buchanan will speak at Lee Church
at 9:10 a.m. and Mr. Robert Searcy will speak at Hick-
ory Grove at the same time, in observance of Lay-
man's Sunday next Sunday, Oct. 26.
A feeder pig sale at the Madison County Stock
Yards resulted in the purchase of 1159 head of feed-
er pigs Friday
New members received in Rotary Wednesday
were Jimmy Davis and Randell Buchanan. Guests
were Madison L. Smith, Mayo; Van H. Priest, Don
Bowen, Holmes Melton and Terry Putnal.

October 26, 1979
Ron Smoak told Rotarians about a Farm Bureau
cattle inspection trip to Colorado last week and Dr.
Forrest Van Camp discussed this week the transi-
tion from vocational training to employment.
Miss Iris Sapp will represent Madison County
Farm Bureau in the Miss Florida Agriculture con-
test to be held during the State Farm Bureau con-
vention in Daytona Beach.
Booker T. Davis was shot and killed Sunday
night in Madison, and Sheriff Joe Peavy said John
Johnson is in the county jail charged with the shoot-
Madison County's two representatives to the
state Democratic convention to be held in November
are Bernard Wilson and Mrs. Marybelle James. Per-
haps they may care to state their preference in the
proposed straw ballot between Carter and Kennedy
which may be taken at the convention.

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Friday, October 23, 2009

Thousands Attend

Hickory Grove Founder's Day

ureene rulisning, Inc. moto uy JacoDu emDry, uctouer i I, 2uu0 Arden and Dorothy Brown are pictured in front of
Helping Bobby Joe Buchanan, far right, serve his world-famous venison chili were Chris Armour, left, the Hickory Grove Cemetery. This year's Founder's
and Sara Armour, third from left, Kelli, second from left, a co-worker of Chris and Sara, was visiting from Tal- Day was dedicated to the memory of Arden's par-
lahassee. ents, Doyle and Ida Mae Brown.

By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
For decades, the Hickory Grove
Founder's Day has been a showcase of
the rich heritage of Madison County
This year's gathering, which was held
on Oct. 1, was no exception. As always,
the grounds of Hickory Grove
Methodist Church played host to thou-
sands who enjoyed food, music and ex-
hibitions of the pioneer spirit and

heritage that are a trademark of the
region. Visitors also took time to hug
a few old friends along the way
The day started a little cool, but as
it warmed up, so did the festivities. By
the end of the day, everyone left with
something, including the warm mem-
ories of a great day of fun that ear-
marks the annual event, not to
mention a belly full of fun as well.
The food favorites again included

classics like homemade sausage, veni-
son chili, regional cheese recipes and
savory hot cakes, as well as treats like
fresh corn on the cob and lemonade.
Local notables, plus a few new faces
that share their love for the culinary
favorites they served up, ran the food
booths with that deep devotion that
has visitors and participants traveling
cross country to attend.
As far as the music, Founders Day
continued its rich heritage of group
and individual performances, from
country to gospel, including Elvis.
Outdoor church pews were placed

alongside the stage to make listening
convenient and inviting.
The pioneer exhibitions, too, fea-
tured throughout the grounds, really
tied Founders Day past to present.
Demonstrations of sausage and syrup
making, wood-burning stoves and cane
grinding wheels were again displayed,
along with horse rides, chicken coups
and a few themed costumes. All in all, it
was an exceptional walk down memory
lane that is sure to be a cornerstone of
Madison County for years to come.
Michael Curtis can be reached at

Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, October 17, 2009
Renae Williams, left, was selling pork skins with her family members. Back
row are her father, Rin Dickinson, and her nephew, Brian Hudson,. Front row are
her cousin, Megan Letu and her sister-in-law, Melinda Dickinson.

Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Michael Curtis, october 11, Zuu9
Peggy Wooten joins Hickory Grove UMC Pastor
John Dodson and wife, Connie, at the General Store
at Hickory Grove on Oct. 17 at Founder's Day.

Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, October 17, 2009
Jamie Wilson, left, was enjoying Hickory Grove Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, October 17, 2009
Founder's Day and met up with a cousin, John Ab and Vickie Townsend, left, ran the hoghead cheese booth at Hickory Grove Founder's Day. Visiting
Dixon. them were Dan Doswell and Gail Patterson. Gail is Ab's first cousin.


Friday, October 23, 2009

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By Kristin Finney at Madison
First Bap-
"Be joyful always; pray tist include:
continually; give thanks in all November 1st we will be hav-
circumstances, for this is ing a "Prove It" Sunday, this
God's will for you in Christ Je- will include, "Prove the Sun-
sus" 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 day School attendance",
Christ's glory shown "Prove the tithe", "Prove the
brightly Sunday morning. Ser- Worship attendance", and
vices began with Beth Carey "Prove the Choir attendance."
singing the message through Also November 1st there will
song. The worship choir then be a wedding shower for
followed with a medley of sev- Wendy (Branham) Anderson
eral worship songs. Pastor Fer- at 4:30 p.m.
rell's message was "The AWANA is being held
Essentials of Effective Prayer. every Wednesday at 6:00p.m.
He read from several passages All students are welcome to be
including 1 John 5:14-15, Jude a part of AWANA or M-Pact
20, and James 5:16. He shared Youth. Youth Minister Jim
that Christ always answers Carey would also like to invite
our prayers with one of three everyone to join in fellowship

with our youth group. They
meet every Wednesday at 6:15
We would like to invite
you to join us for our services!
Our worship schedule is as fol-
lows: Sunday school 10 a.m.-11
a.m. Sunday Morning Worship
11 a.m. 12 noon. Sunday
Evening Worship 6-7 p.m. fol-
lowed by youth dinner and fel-
lowship until 8 p.m. Wednesday
evening services begin at 6 p.m
.for both the adults and youth
and lasts until 8 p.m.
Our prayers this week are
extended to the family of Paul
Ragans, we pray that they stay
strong in their faith and lean
on Christ in this time of need.
Our Father, which art in
heaven, hallowed be thy name;
thy kingdom come; thy will be
done, in earth as it is in heav-
en. Give us this day our daily
bread. And forgive us our tres-
passes, as we forgive them that
trespass against us. And lead
us not into temptation; but
deliver us from evil. [For
thine is the kingdom, the pow-
er, and the
glory, forev-
er and ever.]

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A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a
faithful spirit concealeth the matter.
Proverbs 11:13 (KJV)

We are in full scale
preparation for our fall
revival planned for Fri-
day, November 6, Satur-
day November 7, and
Sunday, November 8.
Plan now to attend. The
services will be held on
Friday and Saturday
night at 7 p.m. and the
Sunday service will be-
gin at 10:15 a.m. The
Sunday service will be
also be our homecoming
service and we invite
one and all to come and
share with us during
this wonderful time.
Many within the flock
are participating in the
"Returning to Holiness"
study at this time. We
are challenged to allow
the Holy Spirit to begin
the revival process in

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our hearts long before
we arrive at the church
for our first service.
We have also
planned a series of Cot-
tage Prayer Meetings for
the final two weeks be-
fore the Revival begins.
Pastor Redditt is also en-
couraging his members
to conduct prayer walks
and prayer drives as of-
ten as they possibly can.

Our Brotherhood group
will meet this Sunday
Morning at 7:15 a.m.
with our Youth Pastor
Jerry Meeks serving as
our special speaker.
We have an exciting
week of services
planned and look for-
ward to seeing God do a
mighty work and always
remember that Faith is

Signs Of

Our Times

By Tom Flannery
The United Nations called last
week for a new global reserve currency
to end dollar supremacy just as
Arab states reportedly launched secret
moves with China, Russia and France
to stop using U.S. currency for oil trad-
Don't look now, but the dollar is un-
der attack, and global elites who have
long wanted a world currency believe
that the iron is hot so it's time to strike.
From there, the transition to a cashless
society is no great leap, a conversion to
a technologically-based "currency"
controlled by the global power struc-
This very outcome was predicted
some 2,000 years ago, when the apostle
John foretold that a future world
leader would one day compel all people
"to receive a mark on their right hand
or in their foreheads, that no one may
buy or sell except one who has the
mark" (Revelation 13:16-17).
It sounds like science fiction, but
it's important to remember that much
of Bible endtime prophecy seemed like
science fiction when it first appeared.
Today, anyone reading this passage
would quickly conclude that it is de-
scribing a worldwide economic system
run, as so much of the economy al-
ready is, by computers and elaborate
electronics. The "mark" would be un-
derstood to be an implanted microchip.
Yet the apostle John didn't write
from a 21st-century perspective. Like
the other men inspired by God to
record endtime prophecy, he had to use
his own first-century language and un-
derstanding to describe (as best he
could) the extraordinary things that
God was showing him.
In chapter 11, for instance, John
foretells of two of God's great witness-
es who will be martyred during this
same future time, and he reveals that
people throughout the world will see
their corpses lying on a street in
Jerusalem over three-and-a-half days
(Revelation 11:8-9). This was, needless
to say, inconceivable in John's time -
and for more than 18 centuries after
It was considered pure fantasy, and
believing it pure folly, until global
satellites were first launched in the

middle of the 20th century Today,
when we have an event of internation-
al interest say, O.J. in the Ford Bron-
co the event is seen by untold
millions of people throughout the
world as it is happening. But no one
before our time could have ever imag-
ined it.
The same can be said for Jesus
telling His disciples regarding the time
of His Second Coming that "unless
those days were shortened, no flesh
would be saved" (Matthew 24:22). He
was saying that if He were to delay His
return and allow the events of that fu-
ture time to play out, man would wipe
himself off the planet.
Again, there was no way to even
begin to explain or understand such a
concept prior to the mid-20th century,
when the atomic bombs were dropped
on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to defeat
Japan in World War II. Nor could any-
one explain or understand the Bible's
prediction about the future oblitera-
tion of Damascus (Isaiah 17), or its de-
scription of an entire army being
instantaneously incinerated during a
future attack against Israel in which
"their flesh shall dissolve while they
stand on their feet, their eyes shall dis-
solve in their sockets, and their
tongues shall dissolve in their
mouths" (Zechariah 14:12).
So much of Bible endtime prophe-
cy was so inexplicable from a human
perspective for so long that God in-
structed the prophet Daniel to "shut up
the words, and seal the book [of
prophecy] until the time of the end"
(Daniel 12:4), because only the people
living in the final endtime generation
would be able to comprehend it.
This was because, as God revealed
to Daniel in this same verse, the final
endtime generation would witness an
astounding increase in knowledge (in
the original language, a knowledge ex-
plosion) unlike anything the world had
ever experienced before.
Thus, in light of everything that's
already been fulfilled of Bible endtime
prophecy over the past half century,
the end of the dollar's supremacy and
the eventual implementation of a
worldwide economic system isn't quite
as far-fetched as it once may have

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Friday, October 23, 2009

Coalition Advances Underage

Drinking Prevention Campaign

The Madison County Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Coalition is entering Phase II of its Underage Drinking Prevention Campaign. The process will con-
clude with the rollout of an action plan designed by the community for the community. Pictured front row, left to right, are: Delores Jones, Shirley Joseph, Joyce
Wilson, Gregory Harris and Carolyn Ray; back row, left to right are: Marianne Green, Doug Freer, Bruce Smith, Octavious Tookes, Jerome Wyche and Ben Stewart.

By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The teen challenges facing
Madison County are numerous,
but fortunately the officials and
volunteers charged with ad-
dressing these issues are com-
mitted to change.
Unfortunately, simply having
the will to change entrenched
habits like underage drinking
isn't sufficient. There must first
be a plan, and then there must
be implementation.
The Madison Alcohol
and Other Drug Preven-
tion Coalition ("the Coali-
tion") continues to
expand its footprint in
Madison County with un-
derage drinking as its cur-
rent focus. Local officials,
including Sheriff Ben
Stewart, have been gath-
ering monthly for most of
2009 to develop a strategic
response to this tradition-
ally overlooked issue.
Facilitating the
process, HPPI Executive
Director Dr. Gregory Har-
ris, who provides over-
sight for a region that
includes Madison County,
has been walking the
group through the Sub-
stance Abuse Response
Guide (SARG). According
to the SARG website:
SARG provides a
way to energize preven-
tion efforts in the county
SARG brings the
most current prevention
planning technology to
the coalition's "toolbox."
SARG allows all the
collaborating organiza-
tions to think more deeply
about strengths and needs
in the county and to en-
gage in dialogue on how
to address these issues.
SARG helps not
only find out which popu-
lations are contributing,
or at risk, for the prob-
lems, but also helps identi-
fy the consequences of the
substance use behavior -
health effects as well as so-
cial and economic costs -
so the coalition can better
educate the community
about the real costs of the
substance abuse problem
in the community
Regional SARG
Coach Joyce Wilson was
in attendance for the
Coalition's monthly meet-
ing held on Oct. 12. As a
coordinator for the pro-
gram uniting the Depart-
ment of Children and
Families (DCF) and Flori-
da State University (FSU),
Wilson brings a wealth of
experience to the table,
which she shared while
the Coalition reviewed
plans for advancing the
process into the next
phase. Having identified
key contributors to and
features of the behavior,
with the help of Harris
and his Program Coordi-
nator Bruce Smith, she is
very optimistic the Coali-
tion will successfully
launch its action plans lat-
er in the school year.
"In addition to in-
creasing the understand-
ing of underage drinking
in Madison County, com-
pleting the SARG assess- ,
ment will allow the

coalition to target resources
and develop plans to maximize
the impact on addressing the is-
sue. And although the SARG is
designed to help the coalition
learn and apply the Strategic
Planning Framework (SPF) ap-
proach to underage drinking,
using the steps outlined in the
SARG will also allow the coali-
tion to build capacity to identify
and strategically address other
substance abuse issues affect-

ing Madison County going for-
ward," Harris explained.
The Strategic Planning
Framework to which Harris is
referring was, "developed by
the federal Substance Abuse
and Mental Health Services Ad-
ministration (SAMHSA), is a
conceptual framework, or tool,
that allows communities to de-
velop the infrastructure needed
for a community-based, public
health approach leading to ef-

fective and sustainable reduc-
tions in alcohol, tobacco, and
other drug (ATOD) use and
abuse," according to additional
information on the site. And al-
though this may seem a bit aca-
demic and grand in scope, it is
exactly what the coalition is
methodically delivering.
The Madison County Alco-
hol and Other Drug Prevention
Coalition meets the second
Monday of each month at 6:30

p.m., at its conference center lo-
cated at 316 SW Pinckney Street
in downtown Madison. All con-
cerned parents and residents of
Madison County, as well as
those students and profession-
als with an interest in these im-
portant issues, are urged to
For more information, con-
tact Jerome Wyche at (850) 464-
0196 or Margie Evans at (8500

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By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
As the newly estab-
lished Dean of Students
at Madison County Cen-
tral School, Rod
Williams has hit the
ground running, which
is no surprise to those
who have encountered
his exceptional reputa-
tion in both athletic and
academic leadership.
The timely position was
essentially created to
ensure the environment
at the school remains
conducive to teaching
and learning, as well as
a place where fairness
is always maintained.
Regarding the day-
to-day features of the
position, Williams stat-
ed, "My job is mostly
about discipline. I took
over these job duties
from the principals so
they can be available for
more classroom time -
looking in on teachers

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they are do-
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can, and to
present stu-
dents an ef-
fective and
learning en-
ing a class-
room can be
very diffi-
cult at times,
and is per-
haps the
thief of time
- and defi-
nitely the
most frustrat-
ing obstacle to suc-
cessful instruction.
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say that since I started
this job, most of the ma-
jor problems have de-

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not just be-
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gives the
ties to be
more visi-
ble on cam-
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joy this
S job, as it
gives me a
chance to
meet a lot
of our stu-
dents' parents. I also get
a chance to let parents
know that we are in this

together, and if there is
a problem with a child,
the parent and the
school can work togeth-
er to find a solution," he
went on to say
Williams has made
fairness the backbone of
his role, adhering to
the Student Code of
Conduct book to ensure
fair treatment.
"I am looking for-
ward to this year, and
to helping our school
get that "A" rating we
deserve because our
teachers have and
continue to work
their tails off,"
Williams concluded.
Michael Curtis can
be reached at

MCHS High Tech

Club To Hold Kickoff

Keisha Billington

By Bryant Thigpen
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Madison Coun-
ty High School High
Tech club is steadily
preparing for the annu-
al kickoff event on
Thursday, November
12, at 6:30 p.m. Held in
the Madison County
High School Cafeteria,
club sponsors will take
time to welcome new
students and introduce
parents to the club.
During the program,
the High Tech students

will share with the at-
tendees their dreams
and accomplishments.
Also, returning stu-
dents Shakendra
Arnold and Keisha
Billington will present a
power point including
pictures of events and
activities that High
Tech participated in last
school year.
The High Tech club
is off to a great start for
the 2009-10 school year.
Stay tuned to Greene
Publishing, Inc. for the
latest High Tech hap-
To R.S.VP., please

SnaKenara Arnold
call club sponsor Mary
Coody at (850) 973-5061
ext. 147.

Amy Turner-Gent

Spotlighted By Florida
Scholarship Programs

Amy Turner-
Gent, daughter of
Edna Turner and
the late Amos
Turner, was fea-
tured in an Em-
ployee Spotlight for
the month of Octo-
ber in the Florida
Scholarship Pro-
grams Newsletter.
Amy recently
began working as
Administrative As-
sistant to the Schol-
arship Program.
A student at
Florida A&M Univer-
sity, Amy is nearing
completion of her de-
gree in Office Adminis-
tration with a minor in
Computer Information
Her prior experi-
ence includes working
as an administrative as-
sistant for Policy Stud-
ies, Inc., assisting the
Department of Revenue

Amy Turner-Gent

with Child Support En-
Amy enjoys spend-
ing time with family,
reading and, of course,
surfing the Web. She
feels that her new posi-
tion with the Depart-
ment of Education is a
great opportunity for
both personal and pro-
fessional growth.


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The Florida Prepaid
College Board begins its
2009-2010 annual enroll-
ment period on Monday,
October 19. The new
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October 19 until the
sign-up deadline of Jan-
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Friday, October 23, 2009

Golf Tournament Fundraiser To Be

Held For Natalie Eades

Natalie Eades, Our Little Warrior Princess, on her way to "Kick Cancer's Butt Again!"

By Glen Bishop
Natalie Eades, of
Monticello, was diag-
nosed with Acute
Myelo genous
Leukemia in Decem-
ber of 2008. Through
the many prayers and
support from the com-
munity, Natalie's can-
cer went into
remission after five
months of treatment.
Jason, Chelsea, and
Natalie then returned
home and started go-
ing on with life again.
Everything was going
well and they even
added a new addition
to the family Lexie,
born on Aug. 21, 2009.
On Monday, Sept.
21, 2009, Jason and
Chelsea took Natalie
for her routine month-
ly checkup in
Gainesville, only this
time they found out
that her platelet count
had dropped well be-
low the normal level.
They stayed the night
in Gainesville and the
next morning Natalie
was scheduled for a
bone marrow aspira-
tion. After the test,
they went home and
waited for the results.
They received a call
from the doctor con-
firming that Natalie's
cancer had come back.
This time she would
have to receive a bone
marrow transplant,
which meant they had
to relocate to
Gainesville, again,
this time possibly for

longer since a bone
marrow transplant re-
quires a lot of in-pa-
tient hospital
recovery time. The
Eades are currently
living in Shands
Natalie has fin-
ished her chemo and
is waiting for the can-
cer to go into remis-
sion again so she can
proceed with her
Jason and Chelsea
are both jobless and
have many expenses
ahead. With all of the
stress and countless
bills to pay, I would

Natalie and her buddy
personally like to ask
everyone's help at this
time for Natalie and
her family.
There will be a
golf tournament
played at Jefferson
Country Club as a
fundraiser for Natalie
on Nov. 7, 2009. All of
the funds raised will
go to the Eades family
to help aide them in
the long fight against
cancer. The tourna-
ment will begin at 1
p.m. The format is a
four-man scramble,
with first, second, and
third place recogni-
tion. The entry fee is

fifty dollars per per-
son or two hundred
dollars per team.
There are 18 available
spots; however, they
will fill up very quick-
ly. Entry fees must be
paid for and received
by Nov. 4 at 5 p.m. Fail-
ure to do so will result
in loss of spot.
After the tourna-
ment, there will be a
dinner, a cake auction,
and a PowerPoint pre-
sentation. The dinner
is RSVP by Nov. 4 at 5
p.m. as well. There is
no charge for the
meal; however, dona-
tions are appreciated.

I ask and encourage
each and every one of
you to come out in
support of the Eades
family and see a
glimpse into Natalie's
life of fighting cancer.
If you are unable
to participate in the
event but would like
to donate to it, checks
can be made to Glen
Bishop's Charity
Fund for Natalie.
Sponsorships for the
tournament are also
available for your con-
sideration. Checks
can be dropped off at
Monticello Milling
Company, Jefferson

County Sheriff's Of-
fice, and Capital City
Bank. If you would
like to help in ways
other than those list-
ed, please contact
Glen Bishop at (850)
If you would like
to donate directly to
the Natalie Fund ac-
count please contact
Farmers and Mer-
chants Bank at


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Friday, October 23, 2009


Madison Enterprise-Recorder 3B

Cowgirls Shut Out 3-amilton County

Zn Volleyball On Senior Night

By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Madison Coun-
ty High School Cowgirls'
volleyball team extended
their season record to 12-
4 by shutting out the


Lady Trojans from
Hamilton County High.
The Cowgirls round-
ed up the Lady Trojans
in the first set beating
them 25-15.
The next set saw the

Cowgirls winning 25-14.
The Cowgirls won the
third and final set 25-15.
It was the last regu-
lar season home game
for the three seniors on
the team, Brittany Bez-

ick, Emily Hentges and
Kayla Sapp.
"They will be
missed next year,"
MCHS Head Volleyball
Coach Sonja Bass said.
"They are three of the

best players I have ever
In other action, the
JV Lady Trojans
avenged an earlier sea-
son loss to the JV Cow-
boys, winning two sets

to one.
To see a clip of ac-
tion online from the JV
Cowgirl vs. JV Lady Tro-
jan game, please go to

Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, October 20, 2009 Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, October 20, 2009
Lynne Sapp escorted her daughter, Kayla Sapp, Judy Hentges escorted her daughter, Emily
before the volleyball game between MCHS and Hentges, before the volleyball game between MCHS
Hamilton County High. and Hamilton County High.

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Proud father Bob Bezick escorted his daughter,
Brittany Bezick, before the volleyball game between
MCHS and Hamilton County High.

Madison Big Bond Leaders Week #3

By Fran Hunt
Special from The
Monticello News
For the third week in
a row, players from Madi-
son have been named to
the list of Big Bend Lead-
ers on the gridiron.
In rushing, Xavier
Brown was at number
eight with 33 carries for
404 yards and one touch-
down; Dantonio Denson
was at number 14 with 43
rushes for 368 yards and 3
touchdowns; Willie McK-

night was at number 33
with 38 carries for 193
yards and 3 touchdowns;
and Kelvin Singletary
was at number 48 with 30
rushes for 111 yards and 3
In passing, quarter-
back Kelvin Singletary
was at number 12 with 20
pass completions out of 43
attempts with four inter-
ceptions tossed, for 391
yards and seven touch-
In receiving, Xavier
Brown was at number 27
with five pass receptions
for 140 yards and 3 touch-
downs; and William Turn-
er was at number 33 with
five receptions for 116
yards and one touch-

.L W On the defensive side
of the field, in tackles,
S Gus Williams was at num-
ber 20 with 22 solos and 20
COWBOYS assists for a total of 42
tackles; Cevante Turner
was at number 23 with 23
solos and 16 assists for a
total of 39 tackles; Charles
Xavier Brown Phillips was at number 26

with 18 solos and 18 as-
sists for a total of 36 tack-
les; Justin Hampton was
at number 33 with 21 so-
los and eight assists for a
total of 29 tackles; Mar-
quise Harts was at num-
ber 34 with 13 solos and
14 assists for a total of 27
tackles; tied at number
34 was Coydrick
Williams with nine solos
and 18 assists for a total
of 27 tackles; Matt
Robinson was at number
41 with 13 solos and seven

assists for a total of 20
tackles; and also tied at
number 41 was Jermaine
Hart with 12 solos and 8
assists for a total of 20
In kicking, Bladen
Gudz was at number
four with one field goal
made out of three at-
tempts and 15 extra
points out of 17 extra
point kick attempts for a
total of 18 points; and he
was number two in punt-
ing with seven punts for
305 yards, an average of
43.6 yards per punt.

Will Turner

Cevante Turner

Madison Rotary Club




"Halloween Edition!"

Last 5th Saturday Event for 2009!
Downtown Madison North Range Avenue
Saturday, October 31st 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM

Pumpkin Carving Contest
Sponsored by Junior Auxiliary, (Carve pumpkin at home,
bring to park by 11:00 AM, judging at 2:00 PM)
Block 0' Bargains
Community yard sale. Entire block of Marion Street,
$15 per table. Call 973-2788 for details
Pet Costume Contest
Sponsored by Superior Trees
Any type of pet that is safe on a leash!
Face Painting Sponsored by Madison County 4-H

Arts & Crafts Booths Food Vendors Activities for the Kids

Sponsored by
Capital City Bank, Madison County Community Bank,
Progress Energy and the Madison County TDC
Proceeds to benefit Madison Rotary Charities

4B Madison Enterprise-Recorder


Friday, October 23, 2009

New Leaf Market, along with 15 sponsors, pre-
sents the 2nd Annual North Florida and South Geor-
gia Farm Tour on October 24 & 25. Thirty-three local
farms are opening their doors to the public, inviting
them to meet the people behind their food and to ex-
perience all-natural and organic farming first hand.
With 33 participating farms there is plenty of
diversity: ranches, dairies, produce farms, a winery,
and an apiary The farm locations range from Talla-
hassee all the way to DeFuniak Springs, Florida
and Homerville, Georgia (covering 17 counties in
all; nine in Florida and eight in Georgia).
A detailed brochure briefly describes each
farm, its activities, availability of restrooms and re-
freshments, directions, maps and suggested tours.
Six day-long suggested tours are outlined and fea-
ture the following areas: Bradfordville and Lloyd,
Monticello, Thomasville and Moultrie, Valdosta
and Quitman, Madison and Live Oak, and Havana.
The brochure is available online with interactive
maps at
Each farm determines its own activities, please
refer to the brochure for details. Families can enjoy

Sport Fishing For Greater

Amberjack Set To Close

In Gulf Federal Waters
The recreational harvest and possession of
greater amberjack in or from federal waters in the
Gulf of Mexico will be prohibited from Oct. 24
through Dec. 31. Federal waters extend beyond nine
nautical miles from shore in the Gulf off Florida.
The National Marine Fisheries Service announced
this closure because an established annual recre-
ational harvest quota for greater amberjack in the
Gulf has been met.
In addition, a person aboard a vessel for which a
federal charter vessel/head boat permit for Gulf
reef fish has been issued must also abide by this clo-
sure provision in Florida state waters. This action
is required by regulations implemented under the
Fishery Management Plan for Reef Fish Resources
of the Gulf of Mexico.
However, all other recreational anglers may still
harvest 1 greater amberjack of at least 30 inches
fork length daily per person in Gulf state waters off
Florida (within nine nautical miles from shore) un-
der Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Com-
mission rules.

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a farm tour that includes lunch or a hayride. Lec-
tures and hands-on work days are also available.
Many of the participating farms will be selling
their products, including eggs, beef, pork, lamb,
goat, baked goods, produce, ice cream, milk, drink-
able yogurt, cheese, pecans, honey, frozen blueber-
ries, preserves, plants and wine. Local food is
fresher, tastier and more nutritious, than food that
has journeyed far to reach your plate.
Local products travel short distances to market
thereby producing less carbon dioxide than items
shipped from across the country Additionally, all 33
farms are either certified organic or use sustain-
able methods, which keeps the community free of
industrial chemicals and farming practices that de-
plete the earth.
Supporting local farmers also supports the lo-
cal economy. "For every $100 spent in locally-owned
independent stores, $68 returns to the community
through taxes, payroll, and other expenditures," re-
ports The 3/50 Project, an organization dedicated to
promoting local business. Spend that same money
at a national chain and only $43 will return to the

Apply For Spring Turkey
Quota Hunt Permits Nov. 1
Hunters look-
ing to turkey hunt
on Florida's
wildlife manage-
ment areas during
a the 2010 spring
turkey season need
to apply for quota
hunt permits be-
ginning 10 a.m., Nov. 1.
Quota hunt permit worksheets are available
now from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conserva-
tion Commission (FWC) regional offices and online
at (click under "Limited En-
try Hunts").
Applicants must apply through the FWC's Total
Licensing System. Hunters may apply online at or present their com-
pleted worksheets to any tax collector office or li-
cense agent.
All applicants, regardless of when they apply,
have the same chance of being selected, as long as
they submit their applications within the applica-
tion period. Applicants must apply by 11:59 p.m.
Nov. 30 to be included in the random drawing.
"When you submit your application, you will re-
ceive a receipt showing the hunts you have applied
for and your preference status," said FWC quota
hunt coordinator Eddie White.
Hunters also may apply as a group. A group
leader must first apply to create the group. The
group's number will be printed on the group leader's
receipt. Each person wishing to join the group must
submit his own application using the unique group
number assigned to the leader.
If chosen, applicants will receive, by mail, a
spring turkey quota hunt permit. Applicants not
chosen in Phase I may reapply during Phase 2 for
any hunts not filled and will still be eligible for the
preference drawing next year. Applicants may check
drawing results at, under
"Limited Entry Hunts" click "Check Permit Avail-
ability and Drawing Results."
For more information on how to apply for spring
turkey quota hunt permits, visit

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As IFSee It
By Rodney Barreto,
Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation

Feeding Bears

Only Leads

To Trouble

Here's a news flash: Florida black bears do den
in the winter and prepare for the cooler tempera-
tures by loading up on calories. That's why we're
hearing and reading about bears in neighbor-
hoods, encountering humans more than during
other times of the year. Bears are eating machines
during autumn.
From now until sometime in December, most
of our bears will be out foraging for whatever they
can find: berries, bugs, acorns and our garbage, if
it's available. They'll also devour cat and dog food
if left out in the open.
This feeding craze is called hyperphagia. Black
bears forage for up to 18 hours a day, sometimes
consuming 20,000 calories. The black bear may
seem slow, but bears are pretty smart. Why bother
with the berry bush, when the remnants of last
night's pizza sits tantalizingly available in an un-
secured garbage can brought out to the curb the
night before garbage pickup? No wonder black
bears wander into neighborhoods. The dog food
out on the screened porch at the neighbor's house
is going to provide many more calories than the
small acorns in the backyard.
Easy pickings, for sure; but is it good for the
bear? Is it good for us? The answer to both ques-
tions is an emphatic "NO." Bears want to and
should be in the wild, where they will find the food
they need for the winter months. And we certainly
will be better off without a large wild animal wan-
dering near our children and our pets.
Sometimes folks refer to human-bear conflicts
as the "bear problem." As I see it, bears don't have
a problem they just have a natural instinct to load
up on food. In fact, I admire their resourcefulness
in finding the easiest source by using their finely
tuned sense of smell. Anything from grease to
scented candles can attract the bear, and an unse-
cured garbage can is an easy target for an even eas-
ier meal.
Today, 2,500 to 3,000 bears roam Florida, but the
species remains threatened. While habitat loss and
fragmentation are well-documented in Florida,
there are still wild areas for bears to roam. Bears
will stay in the woods, if there is no reason to come
While wildlife-resistant containers are an ex-
cellent tool in reducing conflicts, the cans are ex-
pensive, and they are often not available for
individual purchase. It falls to the waste service
provider to take on those extra costs to offer some
relief to their customers. In Franklin County in
the Panhandle, Waste Pro voluntarily ordered the
wildlife-resistant cans and began distributing
them to interested residents for a small monthly
fee. We're hoping other waste service providers
around the state will follow their example.
In residential neighborhoods where food is
easy to get, residents face a two-fold problem. They
are responsible for cleaning up the mess made by
the wildlife, and they face close encounters with
wild animals.
You can minimize or eliminate these problems
by securing attractants such as garbage in wildlife-
resistant containers and by removing or cleaning
up other attractants in the yard. If followed, these
simple changes can be successful in protecting the
health of Florida's diverse wildlife and its resi-
The FWC is working with waste-service
providers, such as Waste Pro, across the state to
launch cost-effective solutions to this shared prob-
For more information on wildlife-resistant
containers and to find out what you can do to avoid
bear conflicts, go to Call your
local waste service provider and ask the company
to provide the cans that will help keep bears where
they belong in the wild.

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Friday, October 23, 2009

Madison Enterprise-Recorder 5B

Proud To Support
National Adopt-A-Shelter
Animal Month

Madison County
Animal Control

Jamie Willoughby

Scooter baby of Heather and Arlen

I'm August and I currently live at Suwannee Val-
ley Humane located in Lee. I also have two sisters,
Kayla and Molly

I'm Pettunia. I'm
spayed and a hound
mix. I am very sweet
and loving.

By Fran Hunt
Special to the Madison Enterprise-Recorder
October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and The
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to
Animals (ASPCA) suggests people who are looking
for "man's best friend" to check out the millions of
dogs at local shelters across the country
The Suwannee Valley Humane Society current-
ly has many canines available for adoption and they
hope to find them all homes in the very near future
so they can again start taking in those animals hav-
ing to be turned away at the present due to popula-
tion downsizing.
Those canines have stories that will move the
heart and touch the soul and there are some whose
stories will most certainly anger anyone who has a
conscious and loves God's furry little creatures.
Responsible pet ownership requires more than
simply agreeing to take an animal into your life; the
potential adopter should be ready to make a com-
mitment that will enhance the lives of both the hu-
man and the animal.
To view pets available at the shelter, go to the
Humane Society web site at
With nearly 10 million animals entering local
shelters across the country each year the Adopt a
Shelter Dog Month helps focus attention on the pet
population problem we face in this country
Renowned dog trainer Joel Silverman also says
that shelter animals make good pets, and that prop-
er training is the key Silverman's many canine
pupils have starred in commercials, television
shows, and feature films and often come from shel-
ters. According to Silverman, pet owners that train
their dogs have better relationships with their pets
and less problems in the home.
"Most people don't realize that training is not as
difficult as they think," says Silverman. "Training
should be fun for both the pet owner and the dog and,
in fact, usually strengthens the bond between them."
National Adopt a shelter dog month is a great
reminder to all of us about just how wonderful shel-
ter dogs are. Here are some reasons: Shelters usual-
ly have a wide selection of dogs in all shapes, sizes
and personalities. Many are mixed-breed dogs, and
mutts are great! You could find a purebred dog; there
is a chance of finding a dog that is already house-
broken and even has other training; and most of all,
you can save a life!
This October, consider whether or not you are
ready for a dog. When you are ready, take a trip to
the Humane Society shelter, you may be surprised at
who you find!
The greatest percentage of canine taken in at
the shelter is the ever-popular and lovable Monticel-
lo Mutts. Whether you call them mutts, "Heinz-57s"
or mongrels, mixed-breed dogs are truly something
special. Understandably, purebred dogs are a big
deal to many people. With over 100 dog breeds rec-

ognized by the American Kennel Club, there is basi-
cally a breed to suit any lifestyle and personality
However, there are millions of mixed breed dogs
that die in animal shelters each year because there
are no homes available. Before you buy your next
purebred dog, consider the magic a mixed-breed dog
can bring into your life. I would not trade my mutt
for the world. Just remember, as with anything,
there are ups and downs to consider.
One-Of-A-Kind: Each mixed-breed dog is
unique. Even if you meet a similar dog, no two are
quite the same. Yes, even purebred littermates are
genetically unique, but your mixed-breed dog truly
stands alone. It can be fun guessing the breed ori-
gins of your mutt. If you really need to know, ask
your vet about easy, affordable DNA testing which
can identify up to three breeds. Your mixed-breed
dog will hold a special place in your heart; you will
never find another quite the same.
Worth the Gamble: Mixed-breed dogs do not
come with a list of hereditary problems. This is not
to say your mutt will be perfect, but mixed breed
dogs are less likely to possess breed-specific heredi-
tary heath and behavioral problems. If your dog is a
Labrador mix, she could still have hip dysplasia, but
it may be less severe because the breed is basically
"diluted." A Chow mix may be less likely to have ag-
gression problems than a purebred (though not all
Chow Chows are aggressive). Though any dog may
have serious hereditary problems, it really seems
worth the risk to get a mutt. However, while the mys-
tery of a mutt can be exciting, it is important to pre-
pare yourself for a few surprises along the way
Whether you decide to get a mutt or a purebred,
please know there is no right or wrong. Follow your
heart. However, if your heart says to save even one
of those darling mixed-breed dogs from homeless-
ness good for you! If you cannot decide between
purebred and mutt, consider one of each if your
lifestyle is fit for more than one dog. No matter what
type of dog your choose, your life will be forever
In a recent study conducted by the National
Council on Pet Population Study and Policy, re-
searchers surveyed people turning animals in to 12
various shelters around the country to try to find
our exactly why animals end up there. The study
was published in the current issue of the Journal of
Applied Animal Welfare Science, and can be seen at
The ASPCA's Web site ( The
study's researchers reviewed reasons why people
gave up their dogs up for adoption, and found the fol-
lowing frequency of answers: 29 percent surren-
dered their dogs due to behavior problems; 29
percent surrendered their dogs because of the fami-
ly's housing situation; 25 percent surrendered their
dogs citing incompatibility with the family's
lifestyle; and 15 percent surrendering their dogs due
to the family's preparation and/or expectations.

Suwannee Valley Humane Society Serves Five Counties

The Suwannee Val-
ley Humane Society was
established in 1984 as a
not-for-profit shelter un-
der the name of Live
Oak/Suwannee County
Humane Society
For the first 10
years, volunteers
worked out of their
homes. In 1996, they ac-
quired their first shel-

ter building on North
Houston Street in Live
As the shelter ex-
panded and more space
was needed to house the
many homeless animals,
they purchased afford-
able property in Lee and
renovated an old grey-
hound site in April of
2002 and opened their

doors at the present shel-
ter on July 16, 2002.
The shelter current-
ly serves five counties:
Suwannee, Hamilton,
Lafayette, Madison, and
Columbia and changed
their name to Suwan-
nee Valley Humane So-
ciety in July of 2002.
They are privately
funded through dona-

tions, on-site thrift
stores, nursery plant
sales, and fund raising
events. All are welcome
to visit during regular
hours to view the new
shelter and its potential
for growth, the healthy
adorable animals, their
comfortable shelter
home and their general

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Suwannee Valley Humane Society has more dogs and cats than those shown
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Friday October 23, 2009

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561440 B1107, 568 NE
255 St., Cross City, Fl 32628
and mention you saw ad in
10/14, rtn

Diamond Plate Alum. Pick-
up truck tool boxes.
Various sizes. $50 each. Call
973-4172 8am-5pm M-F
5/6-rtn, n/c

Colonial Twin Bunk Bed
with headboard, footboard,
stairstep with rails, and 3
drawer underbed storage. 6
months old, paid $800, ask-
ing $550 OBO
9/23, rtn, n/c
Australian Western Saddle

brand new with tags on it:
comes with blanket, two bri-
dles, two breastplates (one
custom made), and saddle
stand. Call
10/21, rtn, n/c

Apartment on Lazy Hen

$395 a month + $75 for elec-
tric, direct TV, quiet, private
entrance, large bath, large
kitchen, washer & dryer,
screen porch, 1 month secu-
rity deposit. 2 miles out of
town. Call 850-973-4030
or 850-673-1117
9/9, rtn, pd
Apartment for Rent
2 bedroom 1 bath with
attached garage
10/14, rtn, c
3 bd/2 bath doublewide near
Cherry lake $550.00, deposit
& References 850-973-2353
8/19, irtn, c
Clean as new. Two story, 3
BR, 2.3 baths, formal LR &
DR. 1705 Sq. Ft. New
Kitchen, Range, Ref, D/W,
G/D. Oak Floor downstairs,
Heart Pine upstairs. 2 Central
H&A. Yard maint. included.
$750 rent and deposit. Good
credit req. 205 NE Shelby Ave.
Madison. Call George 973-
8583 or 557-0994.
8/12 rtin, c
Lake Front Home
2 bedroom 2 bath, includes
Kitchen appliances, lawn
maintenance and water, 1 yr
lease $800 deposit, $800 per
month 850-973-3025
8/5, rtn, pd

CLEAN 3 BR, CH & Air,

Oak Floors, new R & Rfg,
1335 sq. ft. ADULT FAMI-
LY ONLY, no pets. $650
rent & deposit. Yard mainte-
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Check. 432 NE Horry Ave.,
Madison. Call George
973-8583 or 557-0994.

315-429-9644 EXT 659
10/14 10/28, pd

Greenville Pointe


$199 Move-In Special!!
1, 2 & 3 BR HC & non-
HC accessible apts.
Rental assistance may be
available. HUD vouchers
accepted. Call 850-948-
3056. TDD/TTY 711.
192 NW Greenville
Pointe Trail, Greenville,
FL 32331.
Equal Housing
rtn, c

Cambridge Manor
Apartments designed for
Senior's and Disabled.
1BR ($409.)
2BR ($435.).
HUD vouchers accept-
ed Call 850-973-3786 -
TTY Acs 711.
404 SW Sumatra Rd,
This institution is an
Equal Opportunity
Provider and Employer


7 Yuthem11as of

C 6dison 0'1partments

Rental assistance may be
available. HUD vouchers
accepted. 1, 2, & 3 BR
HC & non-HC accessible
apts. Call 850-973-8582,
TDD/TTY 711. 315 SW
Lawson Circle,
Madison, FL 32340.
Equal Housing
rtn, c
House For Rent
2 bedroom 1 bath, central
heat & air, appliances includ-
ed, housing vouchers
10/21, 10/28, pd

60 acres pasture lan
acres pasture located
Madison. Call

Custom Modular
Your land. Easy finan
Any floor plan

Work for the County
State? Special financi
home purchase Ca

3 and 4 bedroom used
starting as low as $35(
month. WAC
850-290-6192 or

Bank Repo!
28x56 3/2 1500 sq. ft.
last long @ $24,90
call Eric at
(386) 719-5560
1999 24x58 4 bedro
850-290-6192 or

28x80 5 Bedroom
reduced $15,000 forq
sale call Mike at

Yearly Mobile Home
Fair offers considered
nancing assistance. "
Help! 386-365-53'

Need A Home?
Tired of being turned
because you have no m
or credit score is too lo
you own your own lan
have solutions Call L
Sweat 386-365-511

1996 Triplewide 4 bed
nice home. TNT, hard
floors. 850-290-619

"Miviust Sell"
Lost job, never titled 14x52
SW will sell @ cost for only
$18,759 call Eric for details
(386) 590-6268
(leave message)
9/23 10/23, c

Investors Got Money
In your bank drawing 1-2%
interest when you could be
getting 12% or more w/short
& long term real estate secu-
rity, Call 386-365-5129
8/19, rtn, c
100% Financing
New USDA loan no money
down on all new land/home
packages! Call Eric @
9/23 10/23, c
3 Bedroom Repo Sale
Payoff $96,200.00, will ac-
cept offers over $50,000.00
8/19, rtn, c
New 2010 Doublewide
3/2 delivery & set-up with
A/C, skirting + steps only
$36,995 Call Bruce
10/14- 11/6,c
New 32x80 4 Bedroom
loaded w/upgraded options,
MOVE IN including well,
septic, wiring, & closing cost
on your own land. $553.33 a
month w/no money down &
620 or better credit score
Call Lynn 386-365-5129
8/19, rtn, c

Own your own home for less
than rent and receive up to
$8,000 bonus! Information
Call 800-769-0952
8/19, rtn, c
New 2010 Singlewides
Delivery & set-up on your
lot! $19,995 Call Bruce
10/14 11/6,c

Rent To Own
3 bedroom, fenced, Wellborn
Area, $750.00 a month
8/19, rtn, c
Tired of all the extras
Buy my new 2010 4 bed-
room delivery & set-up, A/C,
skirting, permits ony, mini
decks, basic well/septic/ppa
all included For only
$58,800 must ask for Bruce
10/14- 11/6,c
Factory Overruns!
Built to many 28x40's, must
sell @ factory cost. Only 3
left @ $24,900
Call Eric @ (386) 719-5560
9/23 10/23, c

For your used mobile homes
1990 or newer
8/19, rtn, c

16x80 on 2 1/2 acres ready
to move in. Owner financ-
ing. Near Spirit of Suwan-
nee Park 850-290-6192 or
10/21, c

10/21, pd 1998 Skyline 28x60
Super clean A/C included
you move $25,200 I move
$31,000 Call Bruce
cing! 10/14- 11/6, c
If you are looking for a used
single or double wide. Give
8/19,rtn,c us a call 850-290-6192 or
or the 386-362-1171
r t 10/21, c
ng for
n11 5 Bedroom 3 Bath
Home new with zero down
8/19,rtn, c $595.00 per month Call
homes Mike 386-623-4218
0.00 a 8/19, rtn, c
Own your land, now you can
own your own home. Give
10/21, c us a call today
850-290-6192 or
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financing on new mobile
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land/trade in/cash credit or
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Serious Inquires only!
Ask For Bruce
10/21,0 386-362-6306
10/14- 11/6,c
Home Financing
!uick Owner finance, mo-
bile/modular, credit issues
19,rm, O.K.
Sale 8/19, rmn, c
Fi 1996 16x80 as is, where is.
Yes" $8,000.00
8/970 850-290-6192 or


For Sale By Own
in Lee 2006 Cavalier
home 3br 2 ba IR
with fireplace, master
walk-in closet and ret
drywall throughout hc
Many upgrades, over
sq. ft. On 3.3 ac with
deck and pool
Call for appointme
850-971-5577 or

For Sale:
House & Lot
In the Town of Suwa
was $135,000, Now $9c
2 BR/1 BA. Fully Furn
New Metal Roof, and
Paint. Utility Building
Washer and Dryer. Nice
Trees. 386-719-042

Fantastic Lake
and Mountain VieN
from this 2 Bed/ 2Bth I
Open and Covered De
Large Screened Porch.
FP, CH/A, Oak Floors &
inets, and Appliance
Offered Furnished
$179,900. Call BJ Pete


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

nt Fiscal Officer
Senior Citizens council of Madison County Inc. is seeking an
individual with experience in Accounting and Bookkeeping.
10/14, pd Responsibilities includes: Payroll, expenditure reports, pre-
pare special accounting statements, budgets, budget revisions,
recording of receipts, inventory:, regular meeting with per-
sonnel, monthly p, *iii '- prepare federal and state tax re-
nnee ports, backup data, medicaid waiver billing, reconciling,
9,000. attend board meetings, supervise CIRTS, supervision and
wished, orientation of new employees.
e Fruit This is a highly responsible position. High school diplo-
21 ma/GED, Bachelor's Degree with four to eight years experi-
rn, n/c ence in accounting and completed a course in accounting/
Must have computer experience. Apply in person with a re-
ws sume. Address: Senior Citizens of Madison at 486 SW Rut-
Home. ledge Street of Madison, Florida 32340. Contact number
ecks, 850-973-2006

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k Cab-


rs at
rtn, n/c

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

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

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-
rtn, n/c
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

Kid's World Day Care And

Open for night care
Time: 5pm until 1:30 am
We also have Pre-K slots
available child must have
turn 4yrs old by September
1, 2009 to attend. It's a free

The center offers: infant care
(6 wks), toddler VPK
(free), Drop in before/after
school (help with homework)
& night care.

Meals served Please call
the center @ 973-2977 or the
director 290-6720
10/21, 10/28, pd

Aaron's is hiring
Manager Trainees
Must be 21 or older, have a
clean DVR, pass criminal
background & drug test,
work 45 hrs. wk, Sundays
off. Salary + Comm, bonus,
or apply in person:
817 East Base St. Madison

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10/14,rtn, c

Mistery Shoppers

earn up to $150 per day un-
der cover shoppers needed to
judge retail and dining estab-
lishments. No experience
required. Call
10/21 11/11, pd

Earn 50%, only $10 for
starter kit! Call Today
850-570-1499 or visit
5/13 rtn, c

Buy, Sell or Trade
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Friday, October 23, 2009

Madison County Carrier 7B


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that MOSLE LLC, the holder of the follow-
ing certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property,
and name in which it is assessed is as follows:
PARCEL ID : 28-1N-09-3968-000-000
LOT 7 & 8 OR 655 PG 271 OR 671 PG 1
All of said property being in the County of Madison, State of Florida. Un-
less such certificate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the west front
door at the Madison County Courthouse on the 12th day of NOVEMBER
2009 at 11:00 a.m.
Dated this 1ST day of October 2009.

BY: Ramona Dickinson
10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30

The North Florida Broadband Authority ("NFBA") announces a public
meeting to which all interested persons are invited. The NFBA is a legal en-
tity and public body created pursuant to the provisions of Section 163.01,
Florida Statutes, and an Interlocal Agreement among: Baker, Bradford, Co-
lumbia, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Jefferson, Levy, Madison, Putnam, Suwannee,
Taylor and Union Counties and municipalities of Cedar Key, Cross City,
Lake City, Live Oak, Monticello, White Springs and Worthington Springs,
Florida. The regular meeting will be held at 2:30 p.m. E.D.T. on Friday,
October 30, 2009 at the Lake City Community College, Medical Center Au-
ditorium, Building 103, 132 S.E. Foundation Place, Lake City, Florida. The
NFBA Board will address general operating issues of the NFBA. If a person
decides to appeal any decision made by the NFBA with respect to any mat-
ter considered at the meeting, such person will need a record of the pro-
ceedings and may need to ensure that a verbatim record is made, including
the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be made. In accor-
dance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special ac-
commodations or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding, or if you
have any qu, lin-i.. r, ii ilin: lhi. nil lin- please contact the Clerk to the
NFBA Boad 1 i 4"". 552. 2 u' 1 ir luo business days prior to the date
of the meeting.

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The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property,
and name in which it is assessed is as follows:
PARCEL ID : 30-2N-08-3294-002-001
Legal Description of Property: N 1/2 OF THE FOLLOWING DESC
ALONG W BORY LINE OF RD 210' RUN W 210' NE'LY 210' E 210' TO
POB OR 573 PG 265
All of said property being in the County of Madison, State of Florida. Un-
less such certificate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the west front
door at the Madison County Courthouse on the 12th day of NOVEMBER
2009 at 11:00 a.m.
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Newly-constructed, six-bedroom main home Guest
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SElectric gated entrance Breathtaking views
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that LINDA VANE, the holder of the follow-
ing certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property,
and name in which it is assessed is as follows:
PARCEL ID: 28-1N-09-4569-000-000
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot 6 and 7 of Block "B" of Hal Stoy Subdivision
Town of Madison, Florida, OR 377 PG 134
All of said property being in the County of Madison, State of Florida. Un-
less such certificate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the west front
door at the Madison County Courthouse on the 12th day of NOVEMBER
2009 at 11:00 a.m.
Dated this 2nd day of October 2009.
BY: Ramona Dickinson
10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30

One of South Georgia's Finest Plantations
Offered for the First Time in Over 25 Years
* Professionally Managed World Renowned Trophy Managed Wildlife Deer,
Hunting Plantation Quail, Turkey & Hogs
* Fantastic Development Potential Excellent Fishing
* 2 Miles of Flint River Frontage Small Tracts Available
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