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Our 149th Year, Number 4 Since 1865, Telling It Like It Is And Defending The Peasant's Right To Know Index2 Sections, 26 Pages Local WeatherViewpoints 2A From Page One3A Around Madison4-6A School 7-8A Sports 9A Outdoors 10A Church/History11A Classieds 12A Legals 13A Homeowners Tab Section BFriday, September 27, 2013 Madison, Florida Page 7A Page 6A Page 9A Page 5ACh e ck Out Th e Hom e own e rs Guid e In Se ction BBy Jacob BembryGreene Publishing, Inc. Aman was charged with aggravated battery with a rearm on Sunday, Sept. 15. According to a Madison County Sheriffs Ofce report, Sgt. Randy S. Jansch was dispatched to a location on SW Brookwood Street in reference to a physical disturbance and a male discharging a rearm. Upon Janschs arrival, he saw a small crowd, yelling that a man had discharged a rearm and someone else had been shot in the back of the head. They also stated there was a black baseball cap with a bullet hole in it. Jansch made contact with the victim and observed that the victim was bleeding from a small area on the back of his head. Jansch had Madison County EMS respond to the scene to check the victims injuries. Someone told Jansch that William Willie McKnight, 32, had come on Brookwood, swinging a gun and saying that he would shoot anybody. The witness said that McKnight had pulled two guns and told the victim to get on the ground. Before the victim could get on the ground, McKnight red the gun. Jansch obtained several other written statements from witnesses about McKnight brandishing a shotgun and a handgun and ring them. Deputies were notied of McKnights location. Deputy David Myers, CO Cpl. F. Korey and Deputy Odell Livingston responded to the address and made contact with McKnight. Deputies collected evidence and arrested McKnight and took him to the Madison County Jail, where, in addition to aggravated assault with a rearm, he was charged with possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, discharge of a rearm in public and improper exhibition of a rearm.Willie McKnightMan Charged With Aggravated Battery With A Firearm By Jacob BembryGreene Publishing, Inc. Two people were injured, including one seriously, as a 2004 Ford F-150 pickup collided with a Kubota L2350 tractor on Monday morning, Sept. 23. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, during heavy rain, Forrest J. Kauffman, 18, of Madison, was traveling southbound on County Road 150 (Lovett Road) behind the tractor. Kauffman did not see the farm tractor, driven by Tyanna S. McGuire, 22, of Greenville and collided into the rear of it. Tyanna S. McGuire and her passenger, John S. McGuire, 24, of Greenville, were both ejected from the vehicle. The McGuires were both taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. Tyanna S. McGuire suffered minor injuries and John S. McGuire suffered serious injuries. Madison County EMS and the Madison County Sheriffs Ofce assisted FHP at the scene. FHP Trooper Warren Tyre was the investigating ofcer. Update: Two Injured In Pickup Vs. Tractor WreckGreene Publishing, Inc. Photos by Brooke Kinsley, September 23, 2013An accident, involving a pickup truck, driven by Forrest J. Kauffman, and a farm tractor, driven by Tyanna S. McGuire, left John S. McGuire seriously injured. By Jacob BembryGreene Publishing, Inc. Juan Williams, Risk Management Specialist for the City of Madison, nished his nal report on the chlorine spill at the Wastewater Treatment Plant, located at 381 SW Harvey Greene Drive in early September. The spill occurred at 3:10 p.m. on Aug. 21 during a chlorine tank clean out. At the time, it was thought there was no gas in the tank and the change-out should not be a problem. Williams wrote in the report: According to Delmonie Thomas, who was performing the change-out, there was a question about one of the valves working correctly to turn off the gas coming from the standby tanks, which are used when the big tank runs out of gas. Delmonie proceeded to take the chlorinator clamp to the tank apart to perform the change-out when gas started to escape. So much gas escaped that he couldnt see where to turn off the gas to stop the leak. He then proceeded up to the lab to notify Stan McCreary, who is the wastewater supervisor, and to put on a SCBA (secondary breathing apparatus) so that he could go back and turn the gas off. Stan proceeded down to the leak and tried to turn off the gas but could notReport And Recommendations Finalized On Chlorine SpillLocal Churches Plan Fundraiser For Man Who Needs Medical HelpOn Friday, Sept. 27, the FYI (For Your Information) Sunday School Class of Hopewell Baptist Church, along with several other churches in the county, will be hosting a fundraiser for Brad Beggs. Brad had a medical procedure performed and now must have it reversed. He does not have the funds or insurance to pay for the reversal. The event will be held on the lawn at the Madison County Courthouse from 10 a.m. 3 p.m. The churches will be serving pork sandwiches, chips, pickles, drinks and desserts for a $5 donation. Church members and friends of Brads will bake the desserts. Doug Brown, Superintendent of Schools, will host a series of town hall meetings during the month of October. The purpose of the meetings is to allow parents and community members the opportunity to discuss standards, express concerns, provide suggestions, ask questions, and learn more about the vision and direction for the school system in Madison County. The schedule and locations for the meetings are as follows: Lee Elementary Tuesday, Oct. 8, 6 p.m. Greenville Elementary Monday, Oct. 14, 6 p.m. Pinetta Elementary Monday, Oct. 21, 6 p.m. Shiloh MB Church Tuesday, Oct. 22, 6 p.m. Madison County Central School Monday, Oct. 28, 6 p.m. Each meeting will conclude by 7:30 or until all questions and concerns are addressed.Doug BrownSuperintendent Of Schools To Host Community Forums By Jacob BembryGreene Publishing, Inc. Aman was arrested for trespassing and drug possession early Tuesday morning, Sept. 24. According to a Madison Police Department report, Officer Jared Dewey observed Reuben Lee Graham, Jr., 23, standing on the sidewalk in front of the C Building of Madison Heights Apartments. Dewey exited his patrol car and inquired why Graham was standing in front of the building early in the morning. Graham told Dewey he was visiting his sister, who lived in one of the apartments. He said he was waiting on his sister. Dewey got Grahams name and date of birth and checked with the 911 Communications Center for active warrants and trespasses for Madison Heights. Information was received that there were no active warrants on Graham, but he did have an active trespass warning for all of Madison Heights. While Dewey placed Graham under arrest, he noticed Graham reach into his pocket and pull an object out and drop it on the ground. Dewey finished placing Graham in cuffs and retrieved the object. A search of the subject revealed no additional contraband. After Graham was placed in the patrol car, Dewey examined the package, which was a threepack of Zig-Zag Cigarillos (commonly used to inhale marijuana) and found a green, leafy subject appearing to be marijuana. Graham was taken to the Madison County Jail. He was charged with trespassing, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Man Arrested For Trespassing And Drugs Reuben Lee Graham, Jr.By Jacob BembryGreene Publishing, Inc. Aman was arrested for shoplifting on Monday, Sept. 23. According to a Madison Police Department report, Cody Laurance Cimiotta, 19, entered the Fast Track at 408 Base Street in Madison and purchased a pizza. While in the store, Cimiotta hid two other items in the waistband of his pants and left the store without paying for them. The store clerk notied police and Ofcer David Spicer made contact with Cimiotta in the parking lot. Cimiotta confessed to the theft and the items were recovered from his vehicle. Cimiotta was arrested and transferred to the Madison County Jail without incident. Man Arrested For Shoplifting Cody Laurance Cimiotta Please See Chlorine Spill On Page 3A


9/18George Wallace Haynes Disorderly intoxication, resisting without violence William McKnight III Aggravated battery with firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, discharging a firearm in public, improper exhibition of a firearm Jeremy Lamar Webb Writ of bodily attachment Bo Chen Failure to appear9/19Harold Lee Scott Driving while license suspended with knowledge9/20Steven Roy Merritt VOP (circuit) Alicia Shantia Harris Petit theft Dawnmarie Ann Snedeker VOP (circuit) Steven Roy Merritt VOP (circuit) Alicia Shanita Harris Petit theft9/21Justin Edward Sheffield Driving while license suspended Abraham CerroPena Drivers license (never had one) Rodriguez Danielle Hall Writ of bodily attachment9/22Jackie Hazzard Miller Grand theft, criminal mischief, petit theft9/23Antonio David Hart Criminal registration Cody Laurance Cimiotta Petit retail theft9/24Courtney Marie Anderson Warrant (failure to appear) Marcus Jermaine Johnson Domestic violence Gary Lee Buggs Driving while license suspended with knowledge Reuben Lee Graham, Jr. Trespass after warning, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana less than 20 grams Daniel Corby Rutter No valid drivers license Joseph Jermaine Reddick Trespass after warning Davida Veronia Brinson Criminal registration Ricky Griffis Out of county warrantViewpoints & OpinionsIwas having my usual stressful and hectic week. I was headed to work listening to a preacher when the guy, who I had never heard of before, said that God had prepared a table for me in the presence of mine enemies. I seized hold of his message with both hands and my whole heart. Yes, I thought, God has prepared a table for me in the presence of mine enemies. It doesnt matter what devils of Hell and Earth assail me, I can still sit eating from the smorgasbord of spiritual gifts that God has for me. In the 23rd Psalm, I am told that God has prepared a table for me in the presence of mine enemies. Sometimes, we are made painfully aware of the depths that our enemies will stoop to. Still, God calls us to love them, no matter how bad they mistreat and use us. Still, God has a table set before us in their presence. When we think that the enemy has won, we discover time and again that the devil has lied. We have won and they dont even realize it yet. It is so amazing what God does for you. The food at His table tastes so good. Come and dine with me. 2AMadison Friday, September 27, 2013 The MadisonEnterprise-Recorder PublisherEmerald GreeneSenior Staff WriterJacob BembryStaff WritersLynette Norris, Rose KleinGraphic DesignersTori Self, Steven Godfrey Advertising Sales RepresentativesJeanette DunnBookeeperBrooke KinsleyClassified and Legal AdsCheltsie KinsleyDeadline for classieds is Monday at 3 p.m.Deadline for legal advertisements is Wednesday at 5 p.m. There will be a $7 charge for affidavits.Circulation DepartmentSheree MillerSubscription Rates:In-County $35 Out-of-County $45 E-Edition $25 ($5 add on to existing subscription) (State & local taxes included)Since 1865 -Telling it like it is with honesty and integrity.The Madison The Madison Enterprise-Recorder Enterprise-RecorderMadison Recorder established 1865 New Enterprise established 1901 Consolidated June 25, 1908 Published weekly by Greene Publishing Inc., 1695 S SR 53, Madison, FL 32340. Periodicals postage PAID at Madison Post Ofce 32340. Publication No. 177.400. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Madison Enterprise-Recorder, P.O. Drawer 772, Madison, FL 32341-0772.This newspaper reserves the right to reject any advertisement, news matter or subscriptions that, in the opinion of the management, will not be for the best interest of the county and/or the owners of this newspaper, and to investigate any advertisement submitted.All photos given to Greene Publishing Inc. for publication in this newspaper must be picked up no later than 6 months from the date they are dropped off. Greene Publishing Inc. will not be responsible for photos beyond said deadline.P.O. Box 772 Madison, FL 32341 1695 South SR 53 Madison, FL 32340 (850) 973-4141 Fax: (850) 973-4121 Jacob BembryColumnist Information in the Jail Report is provided to Greene Publishing, Inc. by the Madison County Sheriffs Office. All people are considered innocent until proven guilty. Questions about people identified in the report should be directed to the MCSO at (850) 973-4001.Jail Report Conservative Corner Conservative CornerBy Claudia AndersonMadison County Every two years, the State 4-H Council votes on the State Project to promote community service and provide 4-Hers across the state opportunities to become more involved in their communities. This year the community service theme for Florida 4-H will be Serving Those Who Serve Us. Day after day our communities are kept safe and operational by those who serve us such as remen, police ofcers, EMS workers, military personnel, garbage collectors, teachers, government ofcials, members of the non-prot sector, spiritual leaders, and so many more. 4-H has a clear goal of being concerned with the welfare of others, accepting responsibilities of citizenship, determining values and attitudes by which to live, and learning how to work with others. We would now like to take time to honor and serve those who not only teach us how to follow this path but live it themselves every day. Madison 4-H would like to encourage all youth organizations in the area to adopt this project for a yeara monthor even just a day to serve those who serve us so well without expecting anything in return. Here are some ways you can honor these important citizens: Adopt a Family (member): Send letters/cards/care packages to deployed military members (or maybe their whole unit). Assist a family at home by doing yard work, cutting the grass, walking the pet. Offer to babysit or play with military youth while the parent at home has a chance to relax or run errands. Care Package Drive: Organize a care package drive for your chosen service group. Clean up a Veterans Cemetery: help decorate graves with American Flags, wash head stones, and pull weeds around the head stones. Dont have a Veterans Cemetery nearby? Inquire at a local community cemetery and ask which graves are those of service people (remember this can be military or otherwise). Honor Wall: Organize an Honor Wall. Post pictures/names/service eld of those who have served and place in a public location such as a store, county ofce, library, or school. Stockings: Morgan Bowen, Georgia 4H member, started a project sending stockings over to U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. The project raised community support to sew, decorate, stuff, and ship handmade stockings while building leadership skills, life skills, compassion, and an appreciation for service among teens. This project can be adapted for any profession or person who continuously serves their community. A Simple Thank You: Sometimes we forget how far a simple handshake and sincere thank you for all that you do for our community can mean to these people who serve us day in and day out. Becky V. Bennett The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Employment OpportunityAfrmative Action Employer authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with nondiscrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or afliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M. University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. H4: Head, Heart, Hands, And HealthParent Arrested For Questioning Common CoreOn Sept. 19 in Towson, Md. a public forum was held, hosted by the Maryland State Board of Education. Robert Small, the father of two children in the Howard County schools, was not allowed to ask questions. In spite of calls from other attendees that he be allowed to speak, an off-duty police ofcer, serving as security, forced Mr. Brown from the room, handcuffed him and had him sit on the curb outside the school. He was then taken to the Towson precinct where he was charged with second-degree assault of a police ofcer, which carries a ne of $2,500 and up to 10 years in prison and disturbing a school operation, which carries a ne of $2,500 and up to six months of jail time. The video showed only a non-aggressive, concerned parent. Mr. Brown fears that the standards are being reduced and children are being prepared only for community colleges rather than receiving an education worthy of a four-year college. The Baltimore Sun quoted him as asking, Why wont they allow an open forum where there can be a debate? We are told to sit there and be lectured to about how great Common Core is. He also asked, Is this America? EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 13-276 On September 23, in Tallahassee, Gov. Scott signed this Executive Order, withdrawing Florida from PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers). This is a start, but there is no indication that Florida is ready to repeal Common Core standards. ITS ONLY $443,010 (this time) Nancy (We have to pass it to nd out what is in it) Pelosi has stated that the government has been cut to the bare bone. She and her Washington cohorts have requested and received exemption from Obamacare which has been termed multiple train wrecks by Republicans and Democrats. Why dont they just exempt all of us and save, save, save? Then, this $443,010 Federal grant to the Smithsonian to study tree biodiversity in China might be a little easier to accept. A CONSTITUTIONAL SHERIFF Posted on WND news on Sept. 14 was a video made by one of a small group of Second Amendment rights supporters who were peacefully demonstrating in Michigan. We saw the sheriff car pull up so we all took out our camera-phones right away, anticipating trouble. This ofcer gets out of his car, waves to us, and walks right over. He shakes all of our hands, introduces himself, and states his purpose for walking over to us. (Somebody got scared and called). He never asked us to disarm, never threatened us, never asked for our names or identication. He asked the group, What is the only constitutionally recognized law enforcement agency in the land? One of the open-carriers replied, The sheriffs department. The Sheriff gave a thumbs-up... and continued: Every other [agency] was created by statute. ... Congress has created them. The Constitution [only calls for] sheriffs. When I got into this line of work because I was a young constitutionalist like yourselves I said I want to work for the sheriff. ... To me, its very personal. I hold it in my heart, because its constitutional, the ofcer said.THE REPUBLICAN CLUB OF MADISON COUNTY Meets Monday, October 14, at 12 noon at Shelby's Restaurant EVERYONE WELCOME Paid for and approved by the Madison County Republican Executive Committee A Table Before Me Read Jacobs blog at His book, Higher Call, is available in Kindle format at or in paperback at, and or by sending $10 plus $3.99 shipping and handling to Jacob Bembry, P.O. Box 9334, Lee, FL 32059. Contact him at 2013 Jacobs LadderMadison County Extension Service Becky V. BennettGuest Columnist


From Page One Madison Enterprise-Recorder 3A Friday, September 27, 2013 World NewsBy Rose Klein Swedish Man To Tour With Jesus FishIn Gothenburg, Sweden, a factory worker found a salmon with a cross shape on its belly. Lars Ludwigson found the sh and kept it to take home and have a blessed dinner after showing it to the other workers, but changed his mind after getting the sh home. Ludwigson said, It seems that the Jesus sh has been brought back to life and will begin touring. He continued with, My original plan was to eat it, but I cant do that now. Ive hidden the sh in a freezer because of this hysterical interest and Im the only one who knows exactly where. But I must conserve it in some way, putting it in alcohol might upset some Christians so the most biblical method must be to salt itif I remember correctly, Jesus said something about that. Ludwigson said he will begin touring with the sh at an Ica store in Malmo.Guide Dog Saves Owners SonIn Leigh, England, a heroic guide dog belonging to Jessica Cowley, pushed her one-year-old sons stroller out of the path of an oncoming car. When talking about her black Labrador retriever, Cowley said, Jet broke free from her and shoved the stroller with her son Jacob, out of the way of the car. She is a strong dog and she pulled out of my hand and actually pushed the stroller out of the way. Cowley was crossing the entrance to a parking lot near her Lancashire home when the event happened.Man Arrested For Urinating On Supermarket FruitIn Gothenburg, Sweden, a Swedish man was arrested for vandalism when he entered a supermarket, stumbling drunk, and began urinating on a pile of apples and oranges. Store security held the man down while police responded to the scene. Store employees said the fruit was estimated at $110 and was thrown away.Queen Elizabeth Places Ad For A Clock WinderIn London, if you are seeking a new job, you can apply to Queen Elizabeths ofcial website for the position of Royal Horological Conservator. She is looking for someone to be responsible for winding her 1,000 clocks. The candidate will travel to Windsor Castle, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Balmoral and Sandringham to make sure all the monarchs clocks are wound and set to the accurate time. The positions primary responsibility will be to reset the clocks for time changes in March and October. The posting says an ideal applicant would be experienced at working with hand and machine tools and have the ability to strip and clean mechanisms and make new parts. The position pays $50,035 per year.Farm Credit of Northwest Florida is pleased to be a sponsor for the 2013 Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference, which will be held October 21-22, 2013 at the Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate in Orlando, Fl. The conference will offer nancial business training tailored to the particular needs and concerns of Floridas agricultural industry. Topics will include agricultural risk management, nance training, economic forecasting and succession planning for the next generation. Owners and employees of agricultural businesses are encouraged to attend, as well as anyone whose work supports the agricultural industry. Those interested should to register.The Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference has partnered with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to bring educational programming, technology and networking benets to conference attendees. Our focus is on mentoring agribusinesses to grow in an industry that has seen rapid change, conference co-chair Regina Thomas said. We want to help them diversify and stay ahead of the curve. In addition to education programs, the event will offer a chance for attendees to network and share ideas. The conference organizers have worked to provide a high-quality experience at one of Floridas premier golf and recreational resorts for an affordable price. Thomas said, Its very important that were able to offer registration and accommodations at a reasonable price that is attractive to farmers and agricultural producers. In the interest of affordability, registration includes both days of programs and three (3) meals, and discounted early pricing runs until Oct. 7, 2013. A portion of the conference funding is provided by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, headed by Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, through a USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant.About Farm Credit of Northwest FloridaFarm Credit of Northwest Florida is a member-owned nancial cooperative headquartered in Marianna, Fla. that serves 18 counties throughout the Florida panhandle. Farm Credit offers highly competitive credit to meet the nancing needs of farmers, agribusinesses, rural landowners and homeowners. For more information about the types of nancing available, or how cooperative lenders share their prots with borrowers, go to Financial Strategies Conference To Provide Education And Networking For Floridas Agricultural Producers Chlorine Spill Cont. From Page 1Abecause of the volume of gas that had escaped. When Stan saw that he, nor Delmonie, could turn the gas off, they both backed off and Stan called Bruce Jordan (re chief) on his cell phone and asked for help. Williams determined during his investigation that the gauge on the chlorinator was not working at the time of the accident. He wrote that this would give a false reading as to how much gas was in the tank that needed to be changed out. Delmonie thought the tank was empty, when, in fact, there was plenty of gas still in the tank. When he took apart the chlorinator, which is attached to the tank, gas began coming out. What Delmonie thought was gas left in lines was actually still in the tank. Williams recommended several things be done to prevent such an incident from happening in the future: Tank change-out procedures need to be posted in the area. Two personnel should be present at all times when changing out the tanks. The re department should be notied to standby. Personnel, who are performing the change-outs, should have an evacuation mask with them when changing out the tanks. Monthly training and documentation of procedures should be done monthly on how to change out the tanks and what to do in case of spills or leaks in the area. By Jacob BembryGreene Publishing, Inc. A woman reported a theft to Madison Police Department Ofcer Andrew Brooks on Friday evening, Sept. 20. According to Brooks report, he was dispatched to Madison Heights Apartments in reference to the theft of a Playstation 3 gaming system. The complainant said that her son moved the system near another door of the apartment and the door was left unlocked. He spoke to the son, who said he was not at home when the theft occurred. The woman said that her son received the system as a gift. There were no other witnesses and she advised that she did not want to press charges. Theft Reported With continued concerns about the falling value of homes, rising health care costs, and uncertain outlook for the economy, now more than ever, Americans need to set a new course with regard to managing their household finances. If you are ready to face up to your own financial realities and set a plan of action, the time to act is now. The following three-part strategy may help you control your cash flow, pay off debt, and encourage saving so you can better handle the expenses that may have gotten you into debt in the first place. Step 1: Track Your Spending As a first step, keep track of your typical monthly expenses for three months to find out where your money is going. Also try to estimate unexpected expenses for a years time -auto and home repairs, gifts, vacations, etc. -and divide that number by 12. Once you have a record of your spending, compare your monthly outlay to your monthly income. If you have a surplus, this is the amount you can apply each month to paying down debt and building savings. If you have a shortfall, youll need to examine your expenses more closely to see what you can potentially cut back or cut out. Step 2: Build Your Savings A key to establishing good saving habits is to make saving even easier than spending. One tip is to set up separate savings accounts with separate goals attached to them. If you open them with the same bank, you can easily transfer money back and forth. Suggested account purposes: Emergency Account to pay for unexpected life events. Your goal in this account should be to build up at least three to six months of living expenses. This way, if you lose your job or need a lump sum to pay for a significant expense, you may not have to tap in to your other savings or ring up more debt. If you can direct 5% of your pay each month to this account, youll build up a nice cushion in about three to four years. Family Account to help fund your childrens school expenses (such as class trips and team uniforms) or family vacations. Lets face it: if you have children, you are always paying for something. Even if you dont have kids, putting away money for a specific short-term goal, like a vacation, is a worthy savings strategy. Investment Account to be put toward general or long-term saving goals. Hopefully, you already have a retirement savings account (either through your workplace or on your own) and perhaps a college savings plan. But having another account to save for other longer-term goals -maybe a nest egg to start your own business -can be a smart move. Step 3: Stop Abusing Your Credit Cards If youve accumulated significant credit card debt, youve first got to stop the bad behavior. Paying off debt is easier once you stop using your credit cards. Pay off your highest interest credit card debt first, making sure you avoid the minimum balance trap. Paying more than the minimum can make a big difference. Then work on consolidating your debt by transferring outstanding balances to lowerrate cards. If you dont want to transfer your balances, you may be able to get your current credit card company to match the interest rate of a competitor. Additionally, its advisable to cancel all cards except for the one that offers the lowest interest rate. Finally, set up a realistic payment timetable and stick with it. If you need to readjust your timetable, do so. If you have trouble, contact me at our office. Stacy Bush, President Bush Wealth Management 828238 The Bush Wealth Advantage 3 Steps to Help Reduce Debt Our column, The Bush Wealth Advantage is our way of giving back to the community with all sorts of insights, relevant news, and practical wealth planning strategies. Stacy Bush has practiced independent financial advising in the Valdosta area for 14 years. Growing up on a farm in Donalsonville, Georgia, he is keen to the financial needs of South Georgia and North Florida families. Stacy and his wife, Carla, live in Valdosta with their four children. You can submit questions about this article to Securities and advisory services offered through LPL Financial, a registered investment advisor, member FINRA/SIPC. The opinion voiced in this material are for general information only and are not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for any individual.


Around Madison County4A Madison Friday, September 27, 2013 Community Calendar {September 27}There will be a fundraiser for Brad Beggs, who needs a reversal for a medical procedure and doesnt have insurance or funds to pay for it on Friday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Madison County Courthouse. For a $5 donation, you can buy a pork sandwich, chips, pickles, drink and dessert. For more information, call Paige Kelley at (850) 545-3605. {September 28}Peanut boil and ice cream social at Midway Baptist Church, beginning at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. {October 4-6}Genesis Missionary Baptist Church will be hosting Haiti Missionaries Oct 4-6.{October 5}The McCormick Family will celebrate their 31st gospel music anniversary on Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. at Lee Worship Center, 471 SE Magnolia Drive in Lee. There will be a potluck supper. The McCormicks will sing the rst part of the sing and then it will be an open microphone sing the rest of the evening. For more information, call (850) 869-9976.{October 9}Fields of Faith, Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. at Boot Hill, located on the campus of Madison County High School. Everyone is welcome to come hear testimonies, music and receive blessings from the Lord. {October 12}The Madison County High School class of 1983 is planning their 30 year reunion for Saturday night, October 12. Everyone is encouraged to meet at the Madison Country Club for hors d'oeuvres and dancing at 7:00. The cost for reunion is $25.00 per person. Please mail your checks to: MCHS Class of 1983 c/o Sheri Ragans P.O. Box 131, Madison, FL 32341 If anyone is interested in playing golf that Saturday morning please contact Sheri at (850)973-2008 for Tee Time, or for other information.{October 17}The Rotary Prime Rib Dinner fundraiser will take place at Villa Maria Hall from 5-7 p.m. Come in, sit down and eat or get take out. Tickets are $25 each; see any Rotary member to purchase. This year, the Rotary will also hold the Rie Rafe Drawing during the Prime Rib Dinner. Rafe tickets are $2, available from any Rotary member; buy as many chances as you wish. {October 20}Midway Church of God will hold its homecoming service beginning at 10 a.m. Bishop Ivester, the state overseer for the Church of God, will be the guest speaker and LifeSong will be the musical guests. Dinner on the grounds will follow morning worship and there will be special afternoon music. Everyone is invited to attend. {November 1}Members of the Madison High School Class of 1973 are planning a class reunion to be held December 27-29, 2013. Dec. 27, meet and greet; Dec. 28, dinner and a dance; Dec. 29, worship brunch. Reunion activities are $60 for the weekend or $25 for the dinner and dance. The committee is asking that all class members please contact one of the persons listed below to express your interest in participating in the reunion and receive further information. The registration deadline is Nov ember 1, 2013. To register, or for more information, please contact: Mary Frances Mauldin,; Sharon James Postell,, (850) 973-6200; Renetta Warren Parrish,, (850) 464-0610; or Fagarie Wormack, Please make checks or money orders payable to: Madison County High School Class of 1973 and mail to: Renetta Warren Parrish, 423 SW Alderene Parkway, Madison, FL 32340, Demetria Moore Phillips 146 S Brookwood Ave Madison, Florida 32340 or Sharon James Postell 111 SW Smith Street Madison, Florida 32340. Pets Of The Week These two cuties are 10 weeks old and part of a litter of four kittens. The black and tan striped kitty on the left is a female and the orange and white tabby on the right is male. Both have had their shots and are negative for feline leukemia. They are the perfect age for a family who would like a pet for their child to grow with. Announcements Browning And Wirick To WedBrittney Browning and Shannon Wirick, Jr. are happy to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Brittney is the daughter of Michael and Brandi Browning and Brenda Pickles Browning of Madison. Shannon, Jr. is the son of Shannon, Sr. and Leann Wirick of Lee. The couple would like to invite family and friends to their wedding on Sept. 28, 2013 at 6 p.m., located at 6345 NW Little Cat Road, Madison. (Madison 429) FEED TIMESHow to use: The major and minor feeding times for each day are listed below. The major feeding times are the best for the sportsman and last about 2 hours, the minor feeding times can also have good success, but last only about 1 hour. Good luck and be careful out there. Major feed times are marked by an asterisk (*) The Week Of September 27 October 3, 2013 Friday September 27 1:20 AM *7:30 AM 1:30 PM *7:50 PM Saturday September 28 2:10 AM *8:10 AM 2:20 PM *8:30 PM Sunday September 29 2:50 AM *8:55 AM 3:10 PM *9:20 PM Monday September 30 3:30 AM *9:30 AM 3:45 PM *9:55 PM Tuesday October 1 4:10 AM *10:20 AM 4:30 PM *10:40 PM Wednesday October 2 4:55 AM *10:55 AM 5:10 PM *11:20 PM Thursday October 3 5:30 AM *11:40 AM 5:50 PM Meet Erica, a one and a half year old calico that is a real sweetie. If you are searching for a lap cat and companion, Erica might be the friend for you. She is young enough to be playful and grow with you, but old enough to be past the kitten stage for those looking for a calmer pet. Erica is up to date on all her shots and is negative for feline leukemia. If you are interested in adopting one of these sweet kitties, you can see them at the Suwannee Valley Humane Society located at 1156 SE Bisbee Loop in Madison. For any questions call (850) 971-9904.


By Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.As one of the guests noted, enjoying the hors doeuvres in the dining hall during Lake Park of Madisons Open House, many nursing homes arent the hospitallike places they used to be, with the smell of antiseptic permeating everything. Instead, places like Lake Park are warmer, more cheerful and more inviting, geared toward whole-patient wellbeing. The more cheerful environment includes Parker the Therapy Dog, a specially trained animal who also lives there, roaming the halls and giving as much love as he get from the residents. The open house event invited members of the community to come in and look around a bit, with refreshments for all and door prize drawings for a few lucky winners. Deejay Will Alphonso, of Big W Art and Entertainment, provided the music.Around Madison CountyMadison Enterprise-Recorder 5A Friday, September 27, 2013Country Club's Open House Called A SuccessBy Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.Last week Madison Country Club held an After Hours Social and Open House, hosted by the Country Club and the Madison County Chamber of Commerce to help celebrate their 60-year anniversary and to introduce new membership offers. Ted Ensminger, Director of Sales and Events and Krystal Williams, Club Manager, were on hand to make sure that all had a good time and to answer any questions. The event started at 5 p.m. and in as little as half an hour the club lounge was full and quickly became standing room only as tables were filled quickly and drinks and hors doeuvres dwindled. Ensminger directed guests from behind the bar and called out door prizes when he wasnt on the floor laughing and talking at the tables. Sandra Hosford, who used to work for the country club, was in attendance and said, Im here because its my last chance to see everyone before I leave tomorrow morning. Ive seen a lot of country clubs, but I absolutely love Madison Country Club. Williams called the event a success and said the evening brought out about 50 people to the club, some who left with membership information and applications in hand.Greene Publihing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein September 12, 2013Seated left to right: Tom Tuckey, Sandra Hosford, John Dickert and Sammy Hicks secure a table early at the open house.Greene Publihing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein September 12, 2013Preston Mathews (standing) shares conversation with the table. Seated left to right: Mike Jones, Pat Jones and Ina Thompson.Greene Publihing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein September 12, 2013Bellying up to the bar, standing right to left are Roger Gibson, Linda Gibson, Pat Jones, Ina Thompson and Linda Cherry.Greene Publihing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein September 12, 2013Ted Ensminger (left) jokes around with the guests. Lake Park Of Madison Holds Open HouseGreene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, September 19, 2013Jessica Webb wins the second door prize drawing.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, September 19, 2013Daryl Williams nished out the evening as the third door prize winner.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, September 19, 2013Darlene Hagan is the rst door prize winner.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, September 19, 2013Residents and open house visitors gather in Lake Park of Madisons brightly-lit dining hall.


By Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.PEER Awareness, an organization out of Grand Rapids, Mich., is making the rounds to universities and now high schools, and this week came to Madison High School with their texting and driving awareness program. The program came to Madison through the sponsorship of the Madison Junior Auxiliary. Mary K Blume, the project chairman, said that MCHS was one of the first high schools to have the program and was thrilled they were here. She believes it will make a difference for the students. Part of this difference might include the statistics given, such as drivers who text are 23 times more likely to be involved in a car crash, eight times more likely to crash than a person drinking alcohol and that more than 100,000 crashes a year involve drivers who are texting, causing lifechanging injuries and deaths. The program involved a 30-minute film and a simulator that was the high point of the event. Students got into an actual stabilized car, put on a head visor that was programmed with a simulated road coarse and texted from an actual cellphone. The cars driving equipment, along with the phone, was hooked up to sensors attached to a computer that monitored the drivers progress. At the end of the drive, the computer showed potential problems or crashes. Blume said she watched as some of the students came out of the simulator with white faces and hopes that they will take what they learned with them.Around Madison County6AMadison Friday, September 27, 2013Smith-Dixon Family ReunionSet For SaturdayIf you are related to Dixons, Hamiltons, or Washingtons, you are invited to attend the annual family reunion. The whole clan all kinfolks and friends are invited. Come to Brewer Lake Baptist Church in Day on Saturday, September 28, at 10:30 a.m. This will be a covered dish dinner. Bring your favorite dishes, pictures or memorabilia to share about your ancestors and current family. It will be a fun, interesting and informative day. For more information, please call Elouise 386-294-4131 or Helen 386-776-1126. Inaugural Girls To Queens Banquet Is A Success, Thanks To ManyStory submittedLast months inaugural Girls To Queens Banquet was a community effort for our young ladies, and we would like to thank the following organizations/individuals for making this possible for us: The Florida Department of Health in Madison County, Boyz to Kings, Base Street Florist, We Care Madison, Flowers Chemical Laboratory, Tina & Ernie Johnson, Madison County Community Bank, Tommy Hardee, Winn Dixie, St. James Church, Corporate Graphics, Exclusive Hair Salon, Chamber of Commerce, Cornerstone Ministries, and Shirley & Carlton Souter. Throughout the evening, speakers drawn from all walks of our community shared their own experiences with the young ladies as they talked to them about healthy self-esteem, character and integrity, how these qualities were necessary parts of being bold and confident enough to be themselves, stand up for themselves and make good choices. It was an empowerment event for our young ladies, where they were served like young Queens and the Boyz to Kings youth practiced serving dinner to the young girls and women. There was also live entertainment by Madison County High School Graduate Javon Weatherspoon.Photo submittedBoyz to Kings youth Tyberious Washington and Donte Fulmer (standing with the beverage cart) practice serving the young ladies as the dinner segment begins. Photo submittedParticipants in the Inaugural Girls To Queens event ll the dining hall at the Madison Senior Center. Texting-Driving Awareness Comes To MCHSGreene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein September 16, 2013Mary K Blume, on the left, with Cathy Rogers, both members of the Junior Auxiliary, hold a banner signed by students who partic ipated in the PEER program.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein September 16, 2013Maurice Alexander of the Sheriffs ofce tries his skill at texting and driving on the simulator. For the record, Alexander crashed.


School Madison Enterprise-Recorder 7A Friday, September 27, 2013 Back To School...Stay In School Event A SuccessSubmitted by Jerome Wyche, Local Community OrganizerThe Madison County Prevention Coalition and its Partners had been planning the Back to SchoolStay in School event since May 2013 and were handsomely rewarded on event day, Aug. 10. Based on the latest count, more than 1600 parents and students attended the event. It began when President John Grosskopf of North Florida Community College gave his permission for us to use the Kelly Fitness Center on campus, and Superintendent of Schools Doug Brown provided a list of basic school supplies. The social media machine put out a media release for the local newspaper, WMAF Radio announcements, flyers, a Chamber of Commerce newsletter, and Facebook alerts. Final preparations began Monday, Aug. 5, as purchasers from the Madison County Sheriffs Office and Health Care Workforce Network of North Florida began purchasing designated supplies, itemized by grade level, from Freds Department Store. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority members made the primary purchase, which totaled over $8,000. Other purchases were made from CVS Drugstore, Harveys Grocery Store, and AARONs for another $1,225. Altogether, nearly $11,000 was spent in Madison County for school supplies. Thanks again to President Grosskopf, with the assistance of the NFCC Staff at the Kelly Fitness Center, all of the supplies were delivered to the multipurpose room. Tri-County Medical of Greenville, Century Link, Virtual School of Florida, and the Department of Health in Madison County provided a generous donation of backpacks. An enormous outpouring of Prevention Coalition members and other volunteers, including Boyz To Kings, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, parents, students, citizens, and school district employees gathered at Kelly Fitness Center on Thursday evening, Aug. 8, at 6 p.m., where they had a fun time in an atmosphere filled with laughter, as they filled 1500 book bags with the school supplies. At approximately 8:30, the NFCC Campus and the areas in and around the fitness center began to take shape. The stations for all grade levels from Pre-Kindergarten to 12th grade were organized, the book bags were neatly stacked, refuse receptacles were in position, and the 40 X 80 tent, donated by Jim Holben, the local Tent Builder, had been set. Friday morning, Aug. 9, volunteers were busy with a little fine-tuning, minor cleaning and final purchases of event items, as well as picking up 2000 donated hot dog buns from Harveys Grocery Store. Station presenters set up their tables with information pamphlets and giveaways as they prepared for Saturday morning. The Madison County Health Department positioned and secured two of their mobile health vans on the South parking lot, ready to provide services and information to parents and students on event day. Saturday morning began at dawn for some participants, picking up donated hotdogs from Stahl-Meyers and attending to final housekeeping chores. School officials, parents, students, volunteers, presenters, and donors came in as early as 8:30 a.m. Emergency responders, including the Madison County Sheriffs Office, Madison Police Department, Madison County Fire Department, and the Emergency Management Service positioned their vehicles in the parking lot. To round things out, Department of Transportation sent in their Flow Mobile to assist citizens with new driver license applications, renewals, and vehicle registration. At 10 a.m., where the Madison Media Group provided tickets to all students and controlled the entry to the gymnasium seating area. The 45minute presentation to parents and students began with a prayer, singing of the National Anthem, and the Pledge of Allegiance by Boyz to Kings. Dr. Gregory J. Harris, Executive Director, Health Promotion Program Initiatives, and Reverend Margie Evans, Chairperson for the Madison Prevention Coalition brought welcoming remarks on behalf of the Coalition. Desmond Robinson, a local recording artist, entertained the audience with one of his latest selections and Christian Moms on a Mission followed with a liturgical dance performance from some of their young dancers. Cindy Vees, Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce, recognized persons and agencies for their unselfish donations. Superintendent of Schools Doug Brown brought the final remarks, as he thanked the parents and students for their attendance, donors for their kind contributions, and set the stage for an aggressive and prosperous 2013 -2014 school year. Three students were the lucky winners of electronic notebooks, donated by the Madison School District, and were given away during door prize drawings. The presentation concluded at 10:45 a.m., to coincide with the readiness of TCEC General Manager Julius Hackett and his team of Master Grillers, who grilled and served hotdogs and passed out cold, bottled water donated by Aarons Furniture Store. Several attendees declared, This was one of the best events we have ever attended. The Madison County Prevention Coalition and its Partners would like to thank the following persons, agencies, businesses, presenters and community members for their financial contributions, materials and goods, in-kind donations, but most of all their time for the success of this event: Madison County Prevention Coalition, Health Promotion Program Initiatives, North Florida Community College and its staff, Department of Health, Madison County, Madison County School District Board, Century Link, Tri-County Family Medical of Greenville, Florida Virtual School, Department of Transportation, Madison County Sheriffs Office, City of Madison Police Department, City of Madison Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services, Madison County Chamber of Commerce, North Florida Community College Healthcare Workforce Network, Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative, Kiwanis Club of Madison, Madison Rotary Club, Nu Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, County Commissioners Justin Hamrick, Wayne Vickers, Clyde Alexander, Rick Davis, Ronnie Moore, Clerk of the Court Tim Sanders, County Coordinator Allen Cherry, County Judge E. Bailey Browning, City of Madison Commissioners Jim Catron and Jim Stanley, Leigh Barfield, Madison County Property Appraiser, Lisa Tuten, Madison County Tax Collector, Tommy Hardee, Madison County Supervisor of Elections, Julius Hackett, General Manager, Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Cooks and Cooper Funeral Home, Citizens State Bank, Madison County Community Bank, Bank of America, Capital City Bank, Doug Brown, Superintendent of Schools, Lucille Cherry, The Old Book Store, Farmers Coop, Aarons Furniture Store, Madison County Ministerial Association, Stahl-Meyers Foods, Tri-County Electric Cooperative staff, Boyz to Kings, Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, St. James Missionary Baptist Church, Pineland Missionary Baptist Church, Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Greenville, JesLamb A.M.E. Church, First United Methodist Church, Tentbuilders of Madison, Dr. Gregory J. Harris, Executive Director HPPI, Bruce Smith, HPPI, Michael Curtis, Madison Media Group, and Jerome Wyche, Local Community Organizer. It could not have happened without all these great contributors. Local Artist Makes Pinetta Elementary BeautifulStory SubmittedIf you visit Pinetta Elementary school, you might encounter bears, deer, birds, bobcats, raccoons, dolphins and turtles. A local artist, Deanna Wheeler painted a realistic mural of animals of Florida, which is located in the third-fth grade hallway. She selected native animals and strategically painted them on a painted map of Florida. This is not Mrs. Wheelers rst time displaying her creative talents at Pinetta Elementary. In 2006, she painted a mural in the cafeteria with realistic wildlife and map showing the location of our school. Deanna Wheeler is a self taught artist. I was gifted with my natural ability to draw and paint, said Wheeler. She is a member of the Southern Artists League and has participated in several exhibits at the Turner Center for the Arts in Valdosta, Ga. She was commissioned by the City of Madison to create a portrait of James Madison. The portrait is on permanent display at the west entrance of the Madison County Courthouse. Mrs. Wheelers accomplishments also include the annual participation in Spring into Art show at the Turner Cultural Center in Valdosta, Ga, was selected for the Colson Printing Co. calendar for 2009, 2011, and 2013, Honorable Mention for the cover contest for Horses in Art with article published Summer issue, two main shows at NFCC, The Barn Book in 2010, awarded best show at Smith Northview Hospital and numerous portraits of horses, dogs, cats and people. Mrs. Wheeler and her husband have been long time residents of Madison County; her home and studio are located in Pinetta. The students, parents, and faculty of Pinetta Elementary want to extend a sincere thank you to Mrs. Wheeler for sharing her talents in such a meaningful way. These murals make the school a more welcoming, beautiful place to learn. More information about Wheelers art is available at SubmittedDeanna Wheeler creating a mural for Pinetta Elementary.


School8AMadison Friday, September 27, 2013 GED Program Continues Strong TraditionStory submittedWhen the Madison County School District resumed administration of local GED classes as part of its Adult Education program four years ago, few anticipated such exceptional results. Rural communities the size of Madison County, which feature small populations over larger areas, typically lack the student trafc needed to generate numerous graduates. Fortunately, what the community lacks in numbers is more than offset by its commitment to success. These students are family to me, noted GED Instructor Sharon French, and good relationships are essential to success. Many of these wonderful men and women sacrice a lot to return to the classroom. Forming a dynamic duo with teaching partner, Michael Curtis, the team frequently reminds each student that education is key to their future, also encouraging each to stay the course when lifes setbacks occur. Simply put, the GED staff recognizes that many of the same issues that caused these students to drop out in the rst place will often reoccur, and that it will be the personal relationships that keep students connected. We use modern, online technology, as well as traditional one-on-one approaches to prepare our students, but students differ tremendously. A few need little more than a refresher, but this is rare; most students require at least six months or more of class time, Curtis stated. Thats a signicant commitment; so, we owe it to each of them to deliver on our expectations for those who are willing to do the work, he added. Adult Education Director Paula Ginn and Administrator Kathy Smith round out the team, providing the oversight and support services required for continued success. Providing recruiting and post-graduate counseling, the administrative team is similarly dedicated, working closely with community partners, North Florida Community College and the North Florida Workforce Development Board, which also provides computers and classroom space adjacent to their ofce, which is located in the Harveys Plaza on Base Street. We are appreciative of all the valuable resources and time that our community partners, instructors, and staff provide to ensure the continued strength of our GED program, Ginn noted. We encourage interested students and their families to contact us today for more information. There are so many more we would like to assist with this worthwhile endeavor, she went on to say. To enroll in GED classes, or for more information on ways to assist this important program in Madison County, please contact Kathy Smith at (850) 973-5022, or email her at Photo SubmittedGED students share knowledge and a few laughs during a group discussion in the Madison County GED Program. New Officers Project A Successful Year For MCCS PTOMadison County Central School PTO held its rst meeting of the school term on Sept. 9. With a total of 61 people in attendance consisting of parents, teachers, and school administrators, the group discussed their plans to contribute the school. The new ofcers have met during the summer brainstorming effective fundraisers and ways to contribute to student success at the Central School. The meeting began with the introduction of the new ofcers: President Renee Groover, Vice-President Salina Bareld, Treasurer Renee Demps, and Secretary Jennifer Stanley. President Renee Groover briefed those in attendance of the organizations plans to assist teachers, raise money for the school, and volunteer efforts. Each ofcer will chair a fundraiser overseeing the organization and initiation throughout the school term. President Renee Groover urged all parents to participate in fundraising efforts as it is the simplest method to raise much needed money for the school. Vice-President Salina Bareld will be responsible for the collection and submission of box tops and labels for education. Any parent collecting box tops and labels for education should submit to their childs teacher in a Ziploc bag with their name, grade, and teachers names. Incentives will be given to classrooms and individual students who collect the most for participation. Treasurer Renee Demps will be responsible for the collection and submission of juice pouches (capri-sun or koolaid); containers will be placed in the cafeteria for drop off and will be picked up on Fridays. Secretary Jennifer Stanley will be responsible for the collection and submission of soda tabs and ink cartridges; students should submit any soda tabs in Ziploc bags either to their homeroom teacher or to Mrs. Jennifer Stanley in the schools library. Future PTO meetings will be held the rst Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the schools cafeteria. PTO welcomes any input or ideas and urge all parents to become part of a great organization in an effort to contribute the success of our students and school as a whole. Please direct all questions and/or concerns to the groups email at SubmittedPosing for the camera are (left to right): Jennifer Stanley, Salina Bareld, Renee Demps, and Renee Groover. LATMA Christian Academy Celebrates National Constitution WeekBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.Together with several Madison community leaders, LATMA Christian Academy Students helped celebrate National Constitution Week on the Madison County Courthouse steps with songs, recitals and a skit. For the last ten years, LATMA students have held the mock signing of the Constitution on the courthouse steps, where, with the help of their teach ers, parents, and county ofcials, they re-enact a fundamental part of American history. In fact, studies of the American Constitution and how it works has gotten the students excited about the upcoming election of their own student body government, with the Madison County Supervisor of Elections helping orchestrate the voting process. Assembling on the courthouse steps, the children recited the Preamble to the Constitution, saluted the American and Christian flags as well as the Bible, recited the Lords Prayer in both English and Swahili, recited the books of the Bible and sang songs of praise and patriotism, concluding with This Land is Your Land. Several community leaders from the audience, including Jerome Wyche, Rev. Octavious Tookes, Superintendent of Schools Doug Brown and Michael Curtis, joined the students on the courthouse steps for the performance of a skit entitled A More Perfect Union to conclude their presentation. This year, LATMA also celebrates its tenth anniversary as a school, and is looking forward to celebrating that anniversary Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. For more information, please call (850) 973-2359.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, September 19, 2013Students of LATMA Christian Academy take their positions on the steps shortly before beginning their presentation. Front row, left to right: Ty-jay Robinson (with American ag), Nicole Vilches; Salome Vilches, Esther Walker, Heaven Vincent, Keirlyn Moore, Kemauri McNealy, Joy Willia ms, Faith Williams and Tijira Robinson (with Christian ag). Second row, left to right: Tykia Vincent (student body president), Tykira Vincent, Lydia Love, Jalexus Bryant and Taimya Williams. Third row, left to right: Dr. Emily Spencer (head of LATMA), Tony Williams, Truvell McNealy, Zillie Daniels, LDarrien Bridges Deborah Love and Jasmine Bryant. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, September 19, 2013Student body president Tykia Vincent reads a passage from the Bible.


SportsMadison Enterprise-Recorder 9A Friday, September 27, 2013Bright Has 100Plus Yard GameBy Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Statistics from Madison County High Schools 6-3 loss to Trinity Christian on Friday, Sept. 20, include: Eric Bright 115 yards on 15 carries and two receptions for 10 yards Akevious Williams 17 yards on nine carries rushing and ve completions on 11 passing attempts for 40 yards Deontaye Oliver Six carries for 33 yards and one pass reception for nine yards James Monlyn Two carries for three yards Jamond Bruton Two carries for seven yards Coddrick Grifn Two carries for 21 yards The Cowboys face the Pensacola Pace Patriots at Boot Hill on Friday evening, Sept. 27. Go, Cowboys! JV Warriors Drop Past ThreeBy Fran HuntGreene Publishing, Inc. The Aucilla Christian Academy junior varsity Warriors dropped the past three games to now stand 0-4 on the season. The JV Warriors manned the eld against FAMU on September 5, and the JV Warriors were walloped for a 42-0 loss. They are a massive team and their players are huge, said Head Coach Daryl Adams. They hit the eld with 44 players, we had 16. We probably wont be playing them again. On the offensive side of the eld, quarterback Joe Walton completed seven passes out of 19 attempts for 14 yards. Joshua Greene had four pass receptions for two yards. John Walker had one pass reception for 12 yards. In rushing, Greene had seven carries for 20 yards. Joe Hannon had seven carries for 20 yards. Joe Walton had four carries for one yard. On the defensive side of the eld, Joe Hannon had six tackles, and one assist. Joe Walton had two tackles. Joshua Greene had two assists, and one forced fumble. Logan Register had two tackles, and one fumble recovery. On September 12, the JV Warriors hit the eld against North Florida Christian, and the JV Warriors were tosses for a 68-36 loss. They are a very fast team, and they have very strong players, said Adams. They came out with 43 players. On the offensive side of the eld, quarterback Joe Walton completed 19 passes out of 20 attempts for 122 yards. Hunter Key had 11 carries for 61 yards, one two-point conversion, and one touchdown. Joe Walton had three carries for 11 yards. Joe Hannon had six carries for 102 yards, and two touchdowns. Brandon Hannon had one carry for eight yards. Darren Ellis had two carries for 23 yards, and one touchdown. John Walker had one carry for three yards, and one two-point conversion. In receiving, Joe Hannon had four pass reception for 37 yards. Hunter Key had ve pass receptions for 47 yards. Brandon Hannon had two pass receptions for 16 yards. Stewart Dalzell had two pass receptions for 20 yards. John Walker had one pass reception for ve yards. Jacob Dukes had one pass reception for 15 yards. On the defensive side of the eld, Joe Hannon had ve tackles, and one assist. Hunter Key had three tackles, two assists, and one fumble recovery returned for a touchdown. Joe Walton had four tackles. Darren Ellis had three tackles, three assists, and one fumble recovery. Jacob Dukes had three tackles. Logan Boyer had one tackle, and three assists. Jake Pridgeon had one tackle, and two assists. Stewart Dalzell had two tackles. The game slated for September 19 against Sherwood Christian, was bumped up and played September 17. The JV Warriors lost a close 16-8 contest. Thats a lot better than the rst time we played them, said Adams. The rst time, they beat us by 40 points. On the offensive side of the eld, quarterback Joe Walton completed six passes out of six attempts for 30 yards. John Walker completed two passes out of four attempts for 45 yards. Joe Hannon had one kickoff return for 11 yards. Hunter Key had one kickoff return for 48 yards. Hunter Key also had six carries for 23 yards. Joe Hannon had 12 carries for 78 yards, one touchdown, and one two-point conversion. Brandon Hannon had three carries for eight yards. Hunter Key had three pass receptions for 11 yards. Joe Hannon had ve pass receptions for 55 yards. Darren Ellis had one pass reception for nine yards. On the defensive side of the eld, Hunter Key had one tackle, and two assists. Joe Hannon had three tackles, and one assist. Ian Hutsell had two assists. Joe Walton had one tackle. Darren Ellis had one tackle. Jake Pridgeon had one tackle, and three assists. Logan Register had two tackles, and two assists. Go Warriors! Madison Academy Volleyball: Panthers Claw BulldogsBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.The Madison Academy girls volleyball team put a whoopin on the Taylor County Lady Bulldogs in their Sept. 12 game, scoring 25-13 in the first match and 25-6 in the second. In both matches, the Lady Panthers took the lead early and kept adding to it, with coordinated group efforts and single hits that kept the ball flying back over the net into the opponents court. A few netballs and missed shots didnt slow them down much and certainly didnt stand in the way of a handy victory at the end. They worked hard and really stepped up to the plate, said volleyball coach Cathy Rogers afterward. They did great.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, September 12, 2013Fresh off their victory over the Lady Bulldogs, the Lady Panthers take a break and smile for the camera. Front row, left to right: Kayla Reeves, Aubrey Day, Reese Rutherford, Ashley Cantey, Caroline Jennings and Team Assistant Natalie Vasquez. Back row, left to right: Assistant Coach Bailey Browning, Mikenzi Plain, Katelyn Scott, Kalie Rogers, Anna Collins and Danica Cook.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, September 12, 2013High-ying volleyball action sent the Lady Panthers (behind the net) to victory in their match against the Lady Bulldogs (white shirt, foreground).


By Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.Lets say (hypothetically) you have company visit from out of state and the rst thing they want to do is nd a beach, naturally. Okay, beach, no problem. You pack up towels, sunscreen, picnic food and cute sun hats; youre good to go. While driving there your company says, Well need to stop somewhere so I can get some bait. Bait? For what? Were going to the beach. So we can sh of course, in the water! Lets say (again hypothetically) that you have lived in Florida for over a year now and should probably know a lot about its recreational pastimes, but that youve really been too busy to do too much, especially anything involving the beach because living in the most northern part of Florida doesnt exactly give you quick access. Hypothetically, of course, you would say, oh, okay. Then the entire time youre there, you would wonder if youre doing something illegal by shing without a license. Just so you never have to go through this scenario, let me give you some upfront information that will help you to avoid any situations similar to the hypothetical one Ive just described above. First of all, the correct answer would be, Okay, but well have to get you a saltwater shing license too. There are two kinds of saltwater licenses. One is a regular shing license that is specically for saltwater shing and necessary if you will be doing any shing from a boat. The second type of license is designed for shing described in the story. Its a resident recreational saltwater shoreline shing license. It is for anglers who sh from shore or a structure afxed to shore, or if you wade into the water where you can still stand on bottom. It covers shing with a hook and line, but does not cover shing for crab, lobster, snook, tarpon or clams. Anything you would collect by hand, with baskets, traps or nets is not covered. All residents are required to have this license except for those who are exempt: children under 16, adults over 65, the permanently disabled, active military personnel who are on leave, food stamp recipients, anglers who sh from a licensed pier and anyone already having a regular saltwater shing license. The license is free and can be obtained from retail stores like sporting goods stores, hunting and shing stores and tax collectors ofces. You can also buy the license over the phone and online, but you will be charged a few dollars for a convenience fee. The license will remain valid for 12 months from the date of purchase. If you plan to sh in Florida waters the rest of your life, a Lifetime License might be more suited for you. It will cost you, but the price is reasonable for a lifetime of shing without ever worrying about annual renewal. Children four years and younger pay $126.50, children ages 512 pay $226.50 and persons 13 years and above will pay $301.50. If you ever move away from Florida, the lifetime license will still be valid for anytime you return to sh. What about the hypothetical friend visiting from outside Florida? Unfortunately, they will have to purchase a regular saltwater shing license, because the shoreline license is only available to residents. That friend who packed their rods and poles in their trunk will have to pay $17 for three days, $30 for seven days and if they plan on hanging around a year, will pay $47 for their visit. If youve ever wondered why we have to pay for a shing license, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation helps explain. Fishing licenses go towards building and repairing ramps and docks, they fund fresh and saltwater sheries conservation projects such as habitat restoration, sh stocking, articial reef construction and youth shing clinics. So, buying a license directly helps support sport shing restoration and contributes to future sheries resources. So the next time the hypothetical pole-toting friend comes to town, you can be prepared. And maybe that time, they can actually catch some sh. 10AMadison Friday, September 27, 2013 Over 100 years ago, hunters and anglers were the earliest and most vocal supporters of conservation and scientic wildlife management. They were the rst to recognize that rapid development and unregulated uses of wildlife were threatening the future of many species. Led by fellow sportsman President Theodore Roosevelt, these early conservationists called for the rst laws restricting the commercial slaughter of wildlife. They urged sustainable use of sh and game, created hunting and shing licenses, and lobbied for taxes on sporting equipment to provide funds for state conservation agencies. These actions were the foundation of the North American wildlife conservation model, a science-based, user-pay system that would foster the most dramatic conservation successes of all time. Populations of white-tailed deer, elk, antelope, wild turkey, wood ducks and many other species began to recover from decades of unregulated exploitation. During the next half-century, in addition to the funds they contributed for conservation and their diligent watch over the returning health of Americas outdoors, sportsmen worked countless hours to protect and improve millions of acres of vital habitatlands and waters for the use and enjoyment of everyone. In the 1960s, hunters and anglers embraced the era's heightened environmental awareness but were discouraged that many people didn't understand the crucial role that sportsmen had played-and continue to play-in the conservation movement. The rst to suggest an ofcial day of thanks to sportsmen was Ira Joffe, owner of Joffe's Gun Shop in Upper Darby, Pa. In 1970, Pennsylvania Gov. Raymond Shafer adopted Joffe's idea and created "Outdoor Sportsman's Day" in the state. With determined prompting from the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the concept soon emerged on the oor of the U.S. Senate. In June 1971, Sen. Thomas McIntyre, N.H., introduced Joint Resolution 117 authorizing National Hunting and Fishing Day on the fourth Saturday of every September. Rep. Bob Sikes, Fla., introduced an identical measure in the House. In early 1972, Congress unanimously passed both bills. On May 2, 1972, President Nixon signed the rst proclamation of National Hunting and Fishing Day, writing, "I urge all citizens to join with outdoor sportsmen in the wise use of our natural resources and in insuring their proper management for the benet of future generations." By late summer, all 50 governors and over 600 mayors had joined in by proclaiming state and local versions of National Hunting and Fishing Day. The response was dramatic. National, regional, state and local organizations staged some 3,000 "open house" huntingand shing-related events everywhere from shooting ranges to suburban frog ponds, providing an estimated four million Americans with a chance to experience, understand and appreciate traditional outdoor sports. Over the years, National Hunting and Fishing Day boasted many more public relations successes, assisted by celebrities who volunteered to help spotlight the conservation accomplishments of sportsmen and women. Honorary chairs have included George Bush, Tom Seaver, Hank Williams Jr., Arnold Palmer, Terry Bradshaw, George Brett, Robert Urich, Ward Burton, Louise Mandrell, Travis Tritt, Tracy Byrd, Jeff Foxworthy and many other sports and entertainment gures. National Hunting and Fishing Day, celebrated the fourth Saturday of every September, remains the most effective grassroots efforts ever undertaken to promote the outdoor sports and conservation. The History Of National Fishing And Hunting DaySaltwater Fishing From Shore A Work Of Possible Fiction


Church/Turn Back TimeMadison Enterprise-Recorder 11A Friday, September 27, 2013 Buried TreasuresWay Back When AtMadison First Baptist ChurchSubmitted By Judy PhillipsGuest ColumnistOctober 1, 1943 Misses Minnie Dale and Frances Webb and friends were visiting with Miss Robbie Turlington in Lee a short while Sunday. Friends will be interested to know James Pafford, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Pafford, left Monday for Miami Beach, where he began training as an aviation cadet. Troop 604 of Cherry Lake went on a sealed order hike Sunday afternoon about 2 or 2:30. The hike consisted of about 14 miles. Miss Dot Beggs of Tallahassee will spend the weekend with her mother, Mrs. Jim Beggs. September 25, 1953 Miss Robbie Cruce recently won the Grand Final Junior Championship Yo-Yo Contest at the Rose Theatre in Thomasville, Ga. Bobbie Ragans has returned to the University of Florida. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Rude were guests of Mrs. P.J. Parramore and Miss Phyllis Parramore Sunday evening. Dr. W.J. Coggins, Jr. and daughter, Pamela, of Boca Grande, were weekend guests of his mother, Mrs. W.J. Coggins. September 27, 1963 John W. Paul, district governor of Lions International, will address the Madison Lions Club next Tuesday. School Supt. and Mrs. Grifn Bishop attended the meeting of County Superintendents in Gainesville from Wednesday until Friday. The Greenville cheerleaders sponsored a sock hop in the gym last Friday after the game with Cross City. Mr. Broadus Willoughby spent from Saturday until Thursday on a combined visit and business conference in Atlanta and Charlotte. From the May 1, 1980 edition of the Madison County Carrier Continuing his sermons from the Sermon on the Mount, Bro. Gabe preached from Matthew 5:17-20 Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill. For assuredly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle will by no means pass from the law till all is fulfilled. Whoever therefore breaks one of the least of these commandments, and teaches men so, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever does and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. For I say to you, that unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven. Because He did not observe all the petty rules of Israels religious authorities, Jesus was accused of doing away with the Law and Prophets. Jesus came to fulfill the Old Testament. He did this is several ways: (1) He kept the regulations of the Old Testament perfectly, (2) He taught the true meaning of the Law (3) By His death as mankinds substitute He provided the way of salvation, and (4) He has fulfilled some and will fulfill all the stipulations of the New Covenant. God desires a righteousness based on faith, not on law and works. The contrast of the Law is drawn between Jesus and the Pharisees interpretation as seen in verse 20 Believers are to exceed or go beyond what the Pharisees taught. And Jesus meant in quality not quantity, Right living is motivated from within. The righteousness which exceeds comes from Christ, and is not manmade. Righteousness which qualifies us for the Kingdom of Heaven comes by faith in Christ, not through the Law. Continental Breakfast, Sunday morning at 9 a.m. in honor of Jim and Beth Careys fifth anniversary as minister of music at First Baptist. Everything is in place for this to be a notable (pun intended) event. You are needed to join the chorus of thank you for jobs well done. Dont b flat, plan now to join us. Sunday Night, Sept. 29, Family Night Supper/Business Meeting and Fifth Anniversary Celebration of Jim Carey as our Minister of Music. We will honor Jims fifth year of service during our family night service. There will be a special basket to receive cards and expressions of appreciation for him and Beth and their faithful service to our church family. Throughout the month of September, you have had an opportunity to support the ministries of the Maguire State Mission Offering. Please pray for a greater awareness and commitment to reach our mission field in Florida for Christ. Our church goal is $2,200. Theres still time to give to this worthy cause. GOOD NEWS CLUBSWe have two clubs in our local schools. The Madison County Central School Club meets on Tuesday at 2:45 p.m. The Pinetta Elementary School Club meets on Thursday at 3:15 p.m. Leaders have the opportunity to share the Good News of Christ through song, prayer, fellowship and a Bible story each week during the school year. Be a prayer warrior for this group of folks ~ volunteers and students. Carol Bynum is the coordinator for these groups. Tuesday, 10 a.m. J ust O lder Y outh choir Visit Lake Park. Come join us! Wednesdays Schedule: 5:30 p.m. ~ AWANA, 6 p. m. ~ The Youth and College Group; 6:30 p.m. Prayer Meeting; 7:30 p.m. ~ Worship Choir rehearsal; and 8:15 p.m. ~ Christmas Choir Coming in OctoberPumpkin Patch Youth Fund Raiser. The Youth will sponsor a pumpkin patch on Friday, Oct. 11 from 4 p.m. 7 p.m. and on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Keep this in mind when planning your fall decorating ideas. Support our Youth by pre-or dering your pumpkins through the church office at (850)973-2547. The community is encouraged to share in this opportunity. Call today to order. If you have questions about any of the announcements or prayer concerns, the church staff is ready to serve you. The church office hours are 8:30 a. m 4:30 p.m., Monday Friday. The office phone number is (850)973-2547 or you can reach the church secretary by email at We also have a website,, that is regularly updated. Our pastor can be reached at Jim Carey, our music minister can be reached at Lest you forgetSUNDAY NIGHTS @ FIRST..Our evening service @ First begins at 5 p.m.. This will allow us the opportunity to share in praise, worship, and the Word from 5 p.m. until 5:45 p.m. Then from 5:45 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. a variety of class options will be available to grow your faith. For ADULTS, three different classes will be offered. All sessions stand alone, so you can join any one at anytime. Experiencing God -13 wks. led by Andrea Krell Cost $16 When Gods People Pray 6 wks. led by LaVerne Deckard Cost $11 Divorce Care 13 wks. led by Bro. Gabe and Shelly Smith Cost $15 This is a class for divorcees or those going through a divorce. Call the church office at (850)973-2547 to register for these classes so books will be available for you. Please make checks payable to FBC Madison for your class book with the name of the course in the memo. The YOUTH, grades 6-8, will have an opportunity to study the Book of James led by Amy Kendrick and Dave Deckard. For HIGH SCHOOL, 9-12 grades, through COLLEGE/CAREER age folks Melanie Parks, Ray Pike and Ansley Rogers will be leading a study entitled Forgotten God. The CHILDREN will also have special places. The Preschool Choir, ages 3-6 will be taught by Beth Carey and Carol Bynum. The Childrens Choir for those in first-fifth grades will be led by Jim Carey, Martha Beggs, and Thelma DeHart. And of course, a Nursery will be provided for those babies through age two. Dinner will be served from 7 p.m. 7:30 p.m. for preschool through college. On the fourth Sunday of each month we will have our monthly fellowship meal followed by our regular business meeting. No matter your age or where you are in your walk with Christ, there is a place for you SUNDAY NIGHTS @ FIRST! God is doing great things! See you Sunday morning for the breakfast celebration at 9 a.m. and for Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. where we have classes for nursery through senior adults. Worship begins at 11 a.m. when we will honor the Lord with songs of praise, prayers, offerings, and the spoken word. And remember Sunday Night, Sept. 29 Family Night Supper/Business Meeting and Fifth Anniversary Celebration of Jim Carey as our Minister of Music begins at 5 p. m. See you there. In the meantime, remember For I say to you, that unless your righteousness exceeds the


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CIVIL ACTION NO. 2013-192-CA CITIZENS STATE BANK 424 West Base Street Madison, Florida 32340 Plaintiff, vs.FORECLOSURE AND OTHER RELIEF RICHARD STEPHENS 2450 NW 9th Street Pompano Beach, Florida 33069: unknown tenants; and other unknown parties in possession, including the unknown spouse of any person in possession of the property, and if a named Defendant is deceased, the surviving spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against that Defendant, and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the named or described Defendants, Defendant. _______________________________/ NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE PURSUANT TO SECTION 45.031(1), FLORIDA STATUTES TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered on September 17, 2013, in the above styled action I, TIM SANDERS, Clerk of the Court, will sell at public sale the following described real property: Tract 11 A portion of those lands described in O.R. Book 619, Page 288 of the public records of Madison County, Florida, being a portion of Sections 4 and 5, Township 1 North, Range 9 East, being more particularly described as follows: Begin at a concrete monument marking the southeast corner of said Section 5; thence South 89 degrees 51 minutes 10 seconds West along the South line of said Section 5 a distance of 1313.51 feet to a concrete monument marking the Southwest corner of said O.R. Book 619, Page 288; thence North 00 degrees 02 minutes 57 seconds East along the Westerly line of said O.R. Book 619, Page 288 a distance of 399.13 feet; thence North 89 degrees 52 minutes 43 seconds East a distance of 1102.43 feet to the centerline of Easement A as described in O.R. Book 676, Page 147 of the aforesaid records; thence along said easement centerline the following courses: South 13 degrees 07 minutes 11 seconds East a distance of 95.93 feet to the point of curvature of a circular curve to the left, having a radius of 350.00 feet and a central angle of 77 degrees 28 minutes 54 seconds; thence along said curve an arc distance of 473.31 feet (Chord: South 51 degrees 51 minutes 38 seconds East, 438.06 feet); thence South 00 degrees 36 minutes 05 seconds East, leaving said easement centerline, a distance of 32.50 feet to the South line of said Section 4; thence South 89 degrees 23 minutes 55 seconds West along said South line a distance of 155.93 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 11.08 acres, more or less. Said lands situate, lying and being in Madison County, Florida. Together with an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across Easement A as described in O.R. Book 694, Page 19, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. Subject to Amended Declaration of Restrictions and Protective Covenants for Tracts 1 through 11 of Rolling Hills Subdivision, a private unrecorded subdivision in Section 4 and 5, Township 1 North, Range 9 East, Madison County, Florida as recorded in O.R. Book 713, Page 214 and as amended by Amendment as recorded in O.R. Book 714, Page 86, all of the public records of Madison County, Florida. Subject to Corrective Grant of Easement dated December 16, 2003, in favor of Florida Pine Investments, Inc. (Its successors and assigns) as recorded in O.R. Book 694, Page 19, Public Records of Madison County, Florida, and further subject to easement reserved by Grantor in deed recorded in O.R. Book 678, Page 95, both of the Public Records of Madison County, Florida, and both being over Easement A as described therein. And Also: Tract 13 A portion of those lands described in O.R. Book 619, Page 288 of the public records of Madison County, Florida, being a portion of Section 4, Township 1 North, Range 9 East, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at a concrete monument marking the Southwest corner of said Section 4; thence South 89 degrees 51 minutes 10 seconds West along the South line of Section 5, Township 1 North, Range 9 East a distance of 1313.51 feet to a concrete monument marking the Southwest corner of said O.R. Book 619, Page 288; thence along the Westerly line of said O.R. Book 619, Page 288 the following courses: North 00 degrees 02 minutes 57 seconds East a distance of 1330.33 feet to a concrete monument; thence North 00 degrees 47 minutes 41 seconds East a distance of 1328.83 feet to a concrete monument; thence North 89 degrees 52 minutes 26 seconds East a distance of 1322.73 feet to a concrete monument; thence North 00 degrees 36 minutes 50 seconds East a distance of 973.68 feet to the Southwest corner and Point of Beginning of the following described parcel; thence continue North 00 degrees 36 minutes 50 seconds East along said O.R. Book 619, Page 288 a distance of 775.48 feet; thence South 89 degrees 23 minutes 09 seconds East a distance of 557.63 feet to the easterly line of said O.R. Book 619, Page 288; thence South 00 degrees 36 minutes 35 seconds West along said easterly line a distance of 570.81 feet to a concrete monument; thence continue South 00 degrees 36 minutes 35 seconds West a distance of 59.61 feet to the centerline of Easement B as described in O.R. Book 676, Page 147 of the aforesaid records; thence South 29 degrees 36 minutes 30 seconds East along said centerline a distance of 60.21 feet; thence South 00 degrees 36 minutes 51 seconds West along said centerline a distance of 93.09 feet; thence North 89 degrees 22 minutes 53 seconds West a distance of 587.98 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing 10.01 acres, more or less. Said lands situate, lying and being in Madison County, Florida. Together with an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across Easement B as described in O.R. Book 694, Page 19, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. Together with a 1994 double wide Mobile Home ID#10L23749 and ID #10L23749X Subject to Amended Declaration of Restrictions and Protective Covenants for Tracts 12 through 18 of Rolling Hills Subdivision, a private unrecorded subdivision in Sections 4 and 5, Township 1 North, Range 9 East, Madison County, Florida, as recorded in O.R. Book 713, Page 232, and as amended by Amendment as recorded in O.R Book 714, Page 88, all of the Public Records of Madison County, Florida. Subject to Corrective Grant of Easement dated December 16, 2003, in favor of Florida Pine Investments, Inc., (its successors and assigns) as recorded in O.R. book 694, Page 19, and subject to easement reserved by Grantor in deed recorded in O.R. Book 678, Page 101, both of the Public Records of Madison County, Florida. The sale will be held on November 14, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. (or as soon thereafter as possible, provided that said sale must be commenced prior to 2:00 p.m.) to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the West door of the courthouse in Madison County, in Madison, Florida, in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the owner of the above described property as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Sondra Williams, court administrator, Post Ofce Box 1569, Lake City, Florida 32056, telephone:(386)758-2163, within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated: September 17, 2013. TIM SANDERS, As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Ramona Dickinson As Deputy Clerk9/20, 9/27

PAGE 13 Friday, September 27, 2013 Madison Enterprise-Recorder 13A All Legals are posted on line at and at ----Legals---9/20, 9/27 9/20, 9/27 NOTICE OF PROPOSED ENACTMENT OF ORDINANCE BY THE CITY COMMISSION CITY OF MADISON, FLORIDA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that proposed Ordinance No. 2013-4, bearing title as follows, will be considered Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, Madison, Florida. ORDINANCE NO. 2013-4 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF MADISON, FLORIDA, AMENDING SECTION 22-5 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES TO PROVIDE THAT GOLF CARTS MAY BE OPERATED ON ALL CITY STREETS AND AT ALL TIMES, WITHOUT LIMITATIONS, AND THAT PERMITS THEREFOR ARE TO BE OBTAINED FROM THE POLICE DEPARTMENT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. A copy of the proposed Ordinance is available for public inspection at City Hall, Madison, Florida during regular business hours. At the meeting, all interested parties may appear to be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinance. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the City, the person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, including testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. CITY OF MADISON, FLORIDA BY:/S/ Lee Anne Hall City Clerk9/27 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the ctitious name of Bore Guys, LLC located in the county of Madison in the City of Madison, Florida zip 32340 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated this 24th day of September, 2013. Signed /s/ Cindy Poire 9/27 9/27, 10/4


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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 2B Homeowners Guide Madison Enterprise-Recorder Friday, September 27, 2013 Gulf Coast Supply and Manufacturing By Rose Klein Greene Publishing, Inc. Gulf Coast Supply and Manufacturing, started in 1996 by two brothers-in-law, John Sherrill and Jeff Reed, who had a dream of owning a metal roofing business, using handcrafted sheet metals. They opened their new business in the backside of an old fish house at Horseshoe Beach, a small fishing and scalloping village with a population of less than 300. They saved money, worked hard and created roof packages for Taylor County and surrounding areas, building a name for the business along with a reputation for being honest and loyal with their customers. After several years, they moved to a then recently retired, 26acre military base with a plan to build the best metal roofing manufacturing business in the state of Florida. They wanted to create a business culture that offered excellent products, but also focused on integrity and great customer service. Being an ex-fisherman, Brother Sherrill, as he is sometimes referred to, hired many hard working ex-fishermen, whom he felt a kinship with, and the company continued to grow and become known as a direct manufacturing company, where they sold their metal roofing directly to homeowners and contractors. In 2004, a string of Florida hurricanes, eventually to be called the hurricane train, devastated much of the state, but ended up being the catalyst that propelled the two brothers-in-laws business to further growth. Other companies began to struggle when shipments became impossible to receive, but Gulf Coast never closed their doors, and with many late night hours, worked even harder. During this time, metal roofing began gaining popularity when scores of homeowners watched as their traditional shingle-roofed homes were swept away by the hurricane clean up crews. Gulf Coast stayed loyal to their customers and didnt raise prices during this time of rebuilding. This surge of business, coupled with the integrity of Sherrill and Reed, propelled the Gulf Coast name even further. The debt-free company continued to grow and, in 2011, was acquired by a business investor who shared the companys vision to become Floridas largest and most trusted supplier of metal roofing. Gulf Coast Supply has recently secured their fourth location, a 100,000 square foot building in Sebring which they plan to develop into a fully functional south Florida manufacturing facility. Their fleet of knuckle-boom truck and trailers run the state daily, delivering roofing to homeowners who can now choose from eight different types of metal roofing with over 40 colors to choose from. An amazing new service is also available to make buying and installing a metal roof easier for the consumer called Proof My Roof. This free service allows you to upload a picture of your home directly to their website where they will superimpose all profiles and colors of roofing onto it, allowing you to make the right choice before purchasing your roof. Mark Risley, Director of Marketing, says that if you are considering a new roof, some things to keep in mind are durability, curb appeal, safety and energy efficiency. He says that metal roofs are very durable and have a long life span and added that Gulf Coast roofs have had over 100 wind-tunnel tests, collectively making for the best available warranties in the industry. This also makes them safe and more likely to remain intact in the event of a...Story continued on 3B... Cal U Toda! 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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Madison Enterprise-Recorder Friday, September 27, 201313 3B Florida hurricane. He states your curb appeal will also increase, due to metal roofs increasing popularity and color choices. And last, but certainly not least, in todays economy, he adds that metal roofing is extremely energy efficient because of the metals ability to reflect the suns rays, substantially lowering utility costs. With three locations and the largest stocked inventory of metal roof panels in Florida, it appears that Gulf Coast has accomplished their dream of becoming the largest supplier of residential metal roofing in the state. The first location is their corporate headquarters at Horseshoe Beach, located at 4020 SW 449 Street, Horseshoe Beach, FL 32648, (352) 498-0778. The second location is off 441, near 1-75 and is located at 14480 NW US Hwy 441, Alachua, FL 32615, (386) 462-1062. The third location is near Port St. Lucie located at 8701 SW Old Kansas Avenue, Stuart, FL 34997, (772) 781-8009. You can also call their toll free number at (888) 393-0335. If you would like even more information on Gulf Coast Supplys products and services, you can visit their website at www.GulfCoastSupply.c om. Gulf Coast Supply Story cont. from 2B H&S Supply Co., Inc. Story submitted H&S Supply Co., Inc., in Valdosta, Ga., has been serving the plumbing and irrigation needs of north Florida and south Georgia for more than 40 years. Last year, they moved to a new location at 229 North Saint Augustine Road in Valdosta, where they have a brand new Kohler Next Generation Showroom. It is the only showroom of its kind between Atlanta, Ga. and Jacksonville. They have a vast selection of the latest trends and styles of faucets and kitchen and bath fixtures on display. Showroom associates are knowledgeable and eager to help homeowners and builders make selections for their home. Whether building a dream home or simply changing a faucet, you are sure to find something to fit your style and budget. In addition to the beautiful showroom, H&S Supply also has a parts counter staffed with knowledgeable salespeople to assist with all the piping, parts and supplies needed to complete your project. Commercial and residential contractors and plumbers have relied on H&S Supply for all their plumbing and irrigation needs since 1969. The H&S Supply showroom is open Monday thru Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. The parts counter is open Monday thru Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Stop by the showroom to see the latest trends in the plumbing industry or give them a call at 229244-6942. Learn more at Bring music to your shower like never before with the new Moxie showerhead + wireless speaker. Pair music, news and more to the magnetic wireless speaker with any device thats enabled with Bluetooth technology. Then pop the speaker into the showerhead and get ready to shower out loud. Check out Moxie at your nearest KOHLER Showroom.The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Kohler Co. is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. www.hssupplyco.com229 N. St. Augustine Rd. Valdosta, GA 229-244-6942 528 N. Main St. Moultrie, GA 229-985-4575 www 229 N. St. Augustine Rd. H & S SUPPL229-244-6942 GA aldosta, V Va 229 N. St. Augustine Rd. Y CO., INC. U PP L LY 229-985-4575 Moultrie, GA 528 N. Main St. to shower out loud. Check out Moxie at your near techn Bl uetoot h enabled with Pair music news an d speaker r. Bring music to your shower like never beforhower Out Loud S Sh est KOHLER to shower out loud. Check out Moxie at your near Then pop the speaker into the showerhead and get r technology eless speaker with any device that e to the magnetic wir Pair music, news and morMoxie e with the new Bring music to your shower like never befor oom. Showr eady Then pop the speaker into the showerhead and get r s eless speaker with any device that eless wir + showerhead n morLearOther trademarks and trade names ar Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Kohler Co. is under license. d mark and logos ar wor Bluetooth The e atn morespective owners. e those of their r Other trademarks and trade names ar Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Kohler Co. is under license. ed trademarks owned by egistere r d mark and logos ar Homeowners Guide


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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Homeowners Guide Madison Enterprise-Recorder Friday, Septe mber 27, 2013135B Using Generators Safely By Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. More than halfway through August, it seems like summer flew by like one of those summer rainstorms that has come and gone for the last several weeks. School will be starting in a few days, and autumn begins shortly thereafter (Sept. 22), and all the summer things will be put away. But before everyone shifts toward settling in for the fall holidays, there is the small detail that hurricane season goes until Nov. 30, and in fact, the season hasnt even reached its peak yet that comes Sept. 10, as the sun heads south again, passing directly overhead and heating up oceans that have already been warmed all summer long, greatly increasing the potential for tropical storms and hurricanes. Along with potential storms are the potential power outages that can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days, depending on the storms severity. Some households will get through it with battery-powered lights, ice chests for food and gaspowered hot plates or barbecue grills for cooking, while others will be able to run the household off portable generators until the power comes back on. Things to think about: At first glance, portable generators seem like the ideal solution for those who dont want to depend on batteries that can be depleted and ice that will eventually melt no matter how well insulated the cooler, but along with their convenience, generators have the potential to be dangerous if used incorrectly, and homeowners should be well aware of the proper handling and safe use of generators. Number one on the list of safety precautions is to read all of the manufacturers instructions carefully and make sure you understand how the generator works and where it should be placed what you should do as well as what you shouldnt. Although reading the instructions should be something that goes without saying, FEMA reports that from 1999 through 2011, nearly 600 people died from generator-related carbon monoxide poisoning, from something as simple as improper placement people either placed the generators inside their homes, in their garages or basements, or if outside, too close to a window, door, or vent. One portable gaspowered generator can produce as much carbon monoxide as several hundred cars. Invisible and odorless, carbon monoxide can incapacitate and kill you within minutes. Safety tip number one is to follow the manufacturers instructions as to how far to place the device from your house. Safety tip number two is to have several battery-powered carbon monoxide alarms installed throughout your home, just in case (ideally, you would have these alarms up and running year round, changing the batteries in them whenever y ou change the batteries in your smoke alarms). For more detailed information on placement of generators in relation to your house, visit /citizens/co/generator.sht m and click on the video presentation How Close is Too Close? Another consideration for placement of generators is its requirement for a patch of dry ground with some type of canopylike covering over it which may be one of the reasons people are tempted to run the things in their garages, discounting the danger. Canopy-like covering does not translate into the enclosed space of a garage, or even underneath an open carport, where the device will still be far too close to a door or window. Some generators may come with these special canopy-like coverings, or they may be purchased separately. The key thing is these covers are specially made to be used with generators, away from the house. Now, back to the requirement for a patch of dry ground: Much of Madison County, particularly the southern half, has a rather high water table much of the time, where water tends to stand in places. Does your yard tend to collect large areas of standing water after a rainstorm? If you have an outage due to a severe storm, how long will you have to wait before you can use your generator in that case? Can you build a cinderblock or other type of platform somewhere that you could use if necessary? Another thing to remember is that these machines generate power electricity to run household appliances, and presents all the inherent dangers of electrical power; the same dangers as the electricity that comes from the power company through the heavyduty utility lines and into your home. To illustrate, one 60watt light bulb pulls .5 amps, while .1 amps, or one-fifth the power needed to light that bulb, is enough to stop your heart. This is also the reason that generators should never be plugged directly into your homes electrical system; the back feed can make downed power lines from your house hot or live, posing a danger to utility workers sent out to repair them. Only the appliances you need to power should be plugged into the generator. These are all things to think through before you buy a generator, but there are other important considerations as well, such as what you want to power with it. Freezer? Refrigerator? Lights (how many lights and how much wattage)? Calculate how many things you might need to run at the same time to determine your maximum wattage needs. As an example, a typical hairdryer pulls 1900 watts and a typical coffeemaker, 600 watts. The average total wattage pulled for an average 1500-squarefoot-home on a typical day is about 13,000 to 15,000 watts, assuming the use of air-conditioning. However, if you think about it and prioritize, can you tolerate two or three days without air-conditioning? If so, you may lower your wattage needs considerably. Each generator is rated for a certain amount of wattage, which limits the number of appliances it can safely power. For example, a typical small generator rated for 3000 watts can run a few lights, fans and a refrigerator. If it is used to start and run only one major item at a time, it can run a half-horsepower pump or a small window air conditioner of about 5000 BTUs. Also, you dont have to run everything at the same time. If youre good at math (for calculating wattage loads) and dont mind switching out appliances, you can rotate the larger items and get by with a smaller generator, which is cheaper to buy and easier to move. Just dont overload your generator; you could end up damaging the appliances youre trying to power. All these things should be considered before you buy your first generator, well before storm season, and certainly long before a hurricane or other severe storm is on the way. If you wait until the middle of a hurricane, there will be little time to figure out exactly what you need; even if you know what you want, the size and type of generator youre looking for may be sold out. Buying a generator is a considerable investment for most homeowners, and you certainly wont get the best deal by waiting until the last minute. Getting ready for storm season: Assuming you already have a generator that suits your needs, early spring is the time to take it out of storage, drain the old gasoline from the tank (make sure you dispose of it properly) and inspect the fuel line for cracks or damage. If you find any, replace the line. Refill the tank with fresh gasoline and run the generator. Plug in one or two small appliances (such as a light or hairdryer) to make sure its running properly. After about 15 minutes running time, turn off the fuel valve and let the fuel line dry. After the engine stalls, turn off the run switch, change the oil, add fuel stabilizer to the gasoline, and drain the carburetor float bowl, and put the generator back ...Story continued on 6B...


CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 6B Homeowners Guide Madison Enterprise-Recorder Friday, September 27, 2013 in its storage place until its needed. On the other hand, if you experience any kind of trouble with your generator, this is the time to take it to the repair shop. If you wait until a storm is approaching or the middle of hurricane season, you may find a lot of people ahead of you. While youre inspecting your generator, inspect all of your extension cords for any cracks or damage, and replace them if necessary. Getting started: Never refuel a generator while it is running, or while it is hot. Wait for it to cool down first. Turn off all connected appliances before starting it up again. After you have it running, turn the appliances back on one at a time. Make sure you never exceed the recommended wattage. Getting the most from your generator: Dont leave a running generator unattended; turn it off at night or when you need to be away from home. Remember that appliances such as refrigerators only need to run a few hours a day to keep food cold enough. Use a refrigerator thermometer and aim for 40 degrees in the fridge and zero in the freezer. Save gas by shutting off the generator if youre not running any appliances; if youre only using a few lights, another energy source such as batteries may be more cost effective than using your generator. After the storm season: Fill the tank with fresh gasoline. Add fuel stabilizer. Drain the carburetor float bowl. Change the engine oil, if needed. LOCK IT UP AND CHAIN IT DOWN. $1000 generators get stolen frequently, and an unsecured generator sitting under an open carport is a very tempting target for thieves. For more information on portable generators, visit the website /SLTC/electrical/, scroll down to Hazard Recognition and click on the Portable Generator Safety document link. Using Generators Safely Story cont. from 5B


Homeowners Guide Madison Enterprise-Recorder Friday, Septe mber 27, 2013137B M & R Construction And Siding, Inc. By Rose Klein Greene Publishing, Inc. Mitchell Morgan and Rodney Roberts are the two components that make up M & R Construction and have been in business together for over 10 years, with over 15 years experience in the construction industry combined. The two brothers-in-law started out as siding contractors, but have grown their business to include almost every construction service imaginable. Their business slogan states, construction solutions for every project. Both Morgan and Roberts are certified building contractors and the services they offer are: commercial construction; residential construction of site-built custom homes; additions and remodeling of existing homes; screen enclosures; awnings and patio covers; seamless gutters; exterior siding of all kinds and outside structures, such as decks and porches. If you need help in designing a home they also work with several residential designers that can offer plans or suggestions for your building ideas. If youre thinking about building or have been dreaming of remodeling or adding on a room or deck, or to just get more information about the services of M & R Construction, you can check out their website at or give them a call at (850) 251-6505. Madison County Extension Can Help Grow Your Garden By Rose Klein Greene Publishing, Inc. Home gardening is on the rise around the nation, and for many good reasons. Vegetable gardening produces fresh and tasteful vegetables, but it also gives many intrinsic, as well as financial benefits. The first advantage home gardening gives you is control. You can decide what to grow and can increase your choices by planting your own vegetables. Using tomatoes as an example, instead of the usual grocery store varieties of cherry, pear and slicing tomatoes, growing your own can give you those, with additional choices of yellow, black, beefsteak, hybrid, heirloom, striped and the list goes on. Another form of control is how you grow your vegetables. You control the fertilizer and any pesticide you may use in your garden so theres no worry what your vegetables may have been exposed to or how they were grown. It goes without saying that produce you grow yourself will be fresher, but that important fact means you will have more flavor and nutrients in your produce, and certainly will have no reason to gas or wax your vegetables to keep them shelf stable as you can eat or share them as soon as they are picked. Growing your own produce can be cheaper than store...Story continued on 8B... Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein September 24, 2013Agriculture Agent, Dan Fenneman, is ready to help Madison County residents with agricultural questions or concerns.


bought vegetables. Even though you buy seeds or bedding plants and fertilizer, you get many vegetables from one plant, increasing your shopping budget. Gardening is a healthy hobby, giving you exercise and fresh air and it also improves mental health. Texas A & M University conducted a study that showed people who garden had significantly more optimism and a greater zest for life than non-gardeners. With all these benefits, gardening may be sounding like something you want to try but may not know where to start, or maybe you already garden and are having a little problem with your green thumb, or maybe even you want to try and expand your gardening knowledge by using some different methods or techniques. If so, you should know about your local extension office. The Madison County Extension Office has more information on gardening than you could possibly digest in one sitting at the computer and if you have never utilized the extensions services, you should be aware of the plethora of information that is available to every citizen in this county. Dan Fenneman is the extensions Agriculture Agent and can assist you with any gardening related questions or issues you may have. When talking with Fenneman in his office, it was apparent that not all residents are in the dark about the services the extension provides as he produced stacks of phone messages he had received on every agricultural topic imaginable. Fenneman pulled up the Madison Extension website where it covered information that would assist a novice gardener, but also listed projects that even seasoned backyard growers might not have delved into. You can learn about soil testing, vegetable gardening, butterfly gardening, pests and diseases, organic gardening, producing peanuts for the home garden, water gardens and hydroponic gardening. Also on the site is a list of classes that Fenneman teaches or assists with. Not all classes are taught here in Madison, he said, but in Live Oak at the Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center due to their expansive gardening program there. An example of a class offered is one that is scheduled there for this coming Saturday. The center is holding a Mixed Fruit and Nut Orchard Field Day discussing potential orchard crops for North Florida. The cost is only $15 and for information, a folder-full of materials and even light refreshments, you can see why their classes become full so quickly. The Madison County Extension Office is located at 184 College Loop in Madison. You can visit their website at and easily spend hours searching all the information offered there. Be sure to check out all the links that will direct you to even more agriculture related topics such as beekeeping, herbs, organics and an Events Calendar that shows all North Florida Extension offerings. You can also call Dan Fenneman with your gardening or other agricultural questions and concerns at (850) 973-4138 where he will be happy to help you. When discussing the many phone calls he receives, he says that it is the largest part of his day and adds, answering questions for Madison clients is my job, we (extension agents) are here to educate the community. CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Help Grow Your Garden Story cont. from 7B 8B Homeowners Guide Madison Enterprise-Recorder Friday, September 27, 2013


CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Homeowners Guide Madison Enterprise-Recorder Friday, Septe mber 27, 2013139B Florida Housing Launches Hardest-Hit Fund Principal Reduction Program During a press conference on Friday, Sept. 20, Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) announced that this week, Florida homeowners who have remained current on their mortgages may apply for federal assistance from the Florida Hardest-Hit Fund Principal Reduction (HHF-PR) Program. The online application, www.PrincipalReducti, opened at 9 a.m. (Eastern) on Friday, Sept. 20, and is available in all 67 counties. This morning, Florida Housings Board of Directors approved $350 million in federal Hardest-Hit funds allocated to our state to be used specifically for a principal reduction program, said Steve Auger, executive director of Florida Housing. While our states housing market continues to recover, many Florida homeowners have remained current on their mortgage payments in spite of their homes being substantially underwater. For those who qualify, this new program can help to reduce their principal balance, which can result in a lower monthly payment and put more money in their pockets. Initially, only 25,000 completed and submitted applications will be accepted for eligibility determination, via the website only. When that number has been reached, the ability to start a new application will be disabled so that staff can begin processing the completed applications. However, if additional funding is available for the program after this initial launch, Florida Housing will notify the public prior to re-opening the application process. The Florida HHFPR program is designed to provide up to $50,000 to eligible homeowners who owe at least 125% more on their home than its current market valuecommonly known as having a home that is underwater. Funds will be applied to reduce the principal balance of the first mortgage to reduce the loan-tovalue (LTV) of the first mortgage to no less than 100%. The mortgage can then be recast (re-amortized) or refinanced to produce a lower monthly mortgage payment. The minimum qualifications a homeowner must meet to be considered for participation in the Florida HHF-PR program are as follows: Must be a Florida resident and a legal US resident/legal alien, and occupy the property as the primary residence; Must be current on the monthly mortgage paymentfirst mortgage payment cannot have been 60 or more days late within the past 24 months; The first mortgage must have originated prior to January 1, 2010; The unpaid principal balance for the first mortgage cannot exceed $350,000; The loan-to-value for the first mortgage must be greater than 125%in other words, home must be more than 125% underwater; and The total household income, including all persons age 18 years and older who live in the home, must be less than 140% of the area median income. Principal reduction program funds will be ...Story continued on 10B...


CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK FL. Housing Launches Hardest-Hit Story cont. from 9B 10B Homeowners Guide Madison Enterprise-Recorder Friday, September 27, 2013 in the form of a zero percent, deferred-payment loan that will be subordinate to current mortgages on the home. The loan can be forgiven over a five-year period, at a rate of 20% each year. For conventional mortgages, once HHF-PR funds are applied to the principal, the mortgage will be recast (the terms of the loans will remain the same, but the loan will be re-amortized). If the borrower has a FHA, VA or USDA-RD mortgage, the mortgage will need to be refinanced within 120 days after closing on HHF principal reduction funds in order to receive the pro rata forgiveness. If a refinance is not completed within the specified time, the principal reduction loan will be 100% forgiven after a full five years of the borrower remaining in the home. Homeowners in every Florida county may apply for the Florida HHF-PR program by using the official website: www.PrincipalReduct The site contains all the information users will need to begin the application process, including a program fact sheet and answers to frequently asked questions. Additionally, the Florida HHF Toll-free Information Line [1(877)-863-5244] was open on Saturday, September 21, and Sunday, September 22, from 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. to answer any questions callers may have about the program. The official Florida HHF-PR website is the only way a homeowner can apply for assistance. Therefore, homeowners should verify that they are using www.PrincipalReduct before providing personal information via the web. If applicants are suspicious about a website, they can submit a report on the official HHF-PR website by clicking the Report Fraud link on the homepage. Also, they may call the Florida HHF Tollfree Information Line to ensure they are using the correct website address. Application for the Florida HHF-PR program is FREE-OFCHARGE, and applicants will not be asked to pay for any eligibility determination services in conjunction with applying for the program. First announced on Feb. 19, 2010, by the US Department of the Treasury (Treasury), the Housing Finance Agency (HFA) Innovation Fund for the Hardest-Hit Housing Markets (HFA Hardest-Hit Fund) provides federal funding to states hardest hit by the aftermath of the burst of the housing bubble. To date, $7.6 billion has been infused into the HFA Hardest-Hit Fund for 18 states and the District of Columbia; Floridas allocation stands at more than $1 billion. The goal is to help create sustainable homeownership in our state.


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