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January 2, 2008

Bagdad Post Office

re-opening uncertain

There is no re-opening
scheduled for the Bagdad Post
Office since a car crashed into
the building on December 3rd.
Limited Postal Service
retail sales are being conduct-
ing in a mobile unit in the
parking lot while post office
box holders continue to
receive mail and packages.
"There is no timeframe to
re-open," said Bill Tyler,
spokesperson for the U.S.
Postal Service. "Several con-
tractors have assessed the
building and provided esti-
mates, but a contractor has not
been hired."
The building is privately
owned and is leased by the
U.S. Postal Service. The own-
ers of the building are respon-
sible for repairs, Tyler said.
"There are broken trusses
and bent conduit," he said.
"There aren't any definite
plans yet to get back in the
According to accident
reports, the crash occurred
when the driver attempted to
park and missed the brake

pedal, hitting the gas instead.
The car crashed into the
front of the building, injuring
a customer in the front lobby
and causing an estimated
$50,000 in damages, the
Florida Highway Patrol
reported in December. The car
knocked down' the glass-
framed section of the front
lobby and office where cus-
tomers were standing.
"Until the building re-
opens we will continue to do
what we've been doing with
the portable unit," Tyler said.
The mobile unit can pro-
vide most services including
mail outs and postage sales,
but can not accept large pack-
ages, sell money orders, nor
accept credit or debit cards.
The owners of the build-
ing were not available for
comment on whether or not
there are plans to install safe-
ty rails or high impact bol-
lards in front of the building
as a safeguard in the event of
a crash.
Post office hours continue
to be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mondays through Fridays and
9a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturdays.

The ZOO now

working Phase II

The Zoo of Northwest
Florida is not out of the woods
just yet, but there is reason to
After reaching its goal of
raising $1-million by the end

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of 2007, The ZOO is working
on Phase II -to raise another
$2-million bythe end of 2008.
"Fundraising is a big thing
for us right now," said
Danyelle Lantz, The ZOO's
new executive director. "We
are making a strong grass
roots effort to appeal to those
who enjoy coming to The
"We have four major
events we are looking at
doing, while the board mem-
bers are looking to work on a
separate fundraising drive.
In reaching their goal of
$1-million dollars late
December, cash contributions
accounted for nearly $550,000
of that total along with in-kind
contributions, debt forgive-
ness, cash pledges and in-kind
pledges for this year.
Lantz pointed out the cash
contributions have been used
to supplement operating short-
falls through the winter
See ZOO Page 4A

Illegal dumping, litter, and spilled garbage is an unfortunately common site throughout parts of Santa Rosa County, especially in rural
areas like the one pictured above on Farm Life Road in East Milton. INSET: The faces of those trying to make a difference in the ongo-
ing effort to clean up the county. (Clockwise from top left) Deputy Sheriffs Jeannie Schmitt and Mike Ault; Jan Dempsey, an East
Milton -resident; John Tonkin, Exec. Director of Santa Rosa Clean Community; and Mike Palmer, General Manager of Milton Dodge.
Graphic by Ryan Arvay

NHere are just afew trying to clean up the problem

Enforcement Division Unit, a
specialized unit consisting of
three officers strictly focused on
investigating cases pertaining to
the illegal.dumping of trash and
litter on county roads. State,
roads are the responsibility of the
Department of Transportation.
Prior to Maich of 2006 trash
and litter fell under the guise of
Code Enforcement, who with an

equally sized staff, partnered
with the Sheriff's Office to help
enforce the County's littering
In most instances the
deputies respond to complaints
from area residents about illegal
dumping. "The problem-is peo-
ple don't want to pay for garbage
service," Ault says. As a result,
See TRASH Page 4A

Pace area is looking ahead

and Zoning director. "We have
had great turnouts at all the
The Plan
The plan includes three
focus areas with supporting
goals that include the follow-
1.)Land Use:
Ensure that new devel-
opment occurring in the Pace
Area contributes to and
enhances the small town feel
of the area.
Develop the Pace Town
Center on the current site of

Spencer Field.
Achieve the location of a
post office.
Protect and enhance the
natural resources of the Pace
2.) Recreation and Pubic
Construct a multipurpose
community building/gymnasi-
um facility near the Pace
Amend the Land
Development Code to require
the inclusion of parks within
See PLAN Page 4A

Visitor Center

- opens today

Detectors ready for service
Members of the Pace Volunteer Fire Department got a late Christmas present from Lowe's in
Pea Ridge last week in the form of 204 smoke detectors. Pictured above, store manager Brian
Watkins (far left) helps load up one of several boxes the home improvement super store donat-
ed at a cost of over $2,000. The smoke detectors will be distributed at no charge to the pub-
lic as needed. Chief Donny Watkins says his department generally provides free detectors as
a public service to homes without one, the elderly, or under privileged homes that otherwise
might not be able to afford one.
Press Gazette photo by Ryan Arvay

Santa Rosa County has a
new front door that opens wide
today.with the official opening
of the county's new visitor
information center located in
Navarre Park on U.S. 98 at the
foot of the Navarre Beach
The $1.2 million facility
overlooks Santa Rosa Sound
and Navarre Beach.
The 4,600-square-foot cen-
ter will provide tourists and
locals information on Santa
Rosa's attractions from the
beach and forest to history and
events. It will also provide
meeting rooms, offices and pub-
lic restrooms.
"It's absolutely stunning,"
said Commissioner John
Broxson. "This is such a great
thing for Santa Rosa County."
For more than a decade the
visitor center was housed in a
small modular building that
served as a bank prior to being
donated to the Navarre Area
Chamber of Commerce in the
early 1990s. Although there
were already plans to replace
the facility, Hurricane Ivan
See CENTER Page 4A







Thursday, 1:05 p.m.
Yes, this Tony. I'll tell
you... that fee were paying
for the Pace water system.
We've been paying a dollar
since September for fire
hydrant repairs and mainte-
nance. I called them today,
they haven't hired anyone,
they said they're going to
hire people next week and
repair hydrants next week.
We paid for four
months and did not get a
service. I think the people
under the Pace Water
System ought to be in an
uproar about that-being
charged something and not
getting the service. And I
heard the fire company
checked them out the first
time. I talked to the water
company and they said
they service 13,000 resi-
dents. That's all we have
in the Pace Water System?
I thought we had more than

Wednesday, 9:37 p.m.
You can snicker at East
Milton for the courthouse
but think about these num-
bers: 33,500 cars a day at
Pea Ridge on Hwy 90, but
7,100-a day in East Milton
for easy driving. 1.8 mil-
lion for land in Pea Ridge,
zero in East Milton.
Millions in lest taxes by
taking good commercial
land in Pea Ridge. 90% of
the daily clients come from
the jail in East Milton.
That means lower trans-
portation and manpower
costs paid by taxes. As a
tax payer East Milton adds
up for me. This is Gary.
Thank you.

Wednesday, 2:52 p.m.
Yeah, I'm calling about
the Santa Rosa Dog Pound.
I had to take a pregnant cat
someone left at my house
there. I was informed at
the dog pound that they
would hold her for five
days and then put her
down. I didn't know Santa
Rosa put pregnant animals
down. I thought they would
have enough compassion
for the cat to wait until she
had the litter.

You may Speak Out
any time, day or night. Just
call our Speak Out line at
623-5887 and leave your

. .. Business Network
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Tri cities chapter meets every
Thursday morning at 7am at Regions Bank
6650 Caroline St. (Hwy. 90), Milton. We encourage
area business professionals to visit our networking
meeting. Any questions contact Debbie Coon at


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Country Line
Dance classes to
Weekly Line Dance
Classes are ready to begin.
Don't miss out on this fun
form of weekly exercise as
well as a chance to make new
Beginning date is January
10th, 2008 and will continue
for 13 weeks. Where? The
place is Hobb's Middle
School, 5317 Glover Lane,
Times for the classes will
be: Beginning Class from 6 to
7:30 p.m.
Intermediate Class will
from 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Please call Jeanelle
Kingry (623-4235) for more

Road Closure in
Alabama Street in Jay,
between Highway 4 and
Arthur Avenue is scheduled to
be closed Wednesday, January
2 and Thursday, January 3 for
drainage work. The detour
will be Arthur Avenue to
Commerce Street, or Highway

Pace Relay For Life
Schedules Kickoff
The Pace Relay For Life
Steering Committee has
scheduled its 2008 Team
Captain's Kickoff for 6:00
p.m., January 7 at the Pace
Masonic Lodge, 5024 E.
Spencer Field Road. Area
teams may register, win
points and qualify for many
team incentives and prizes.

Great campsites are still
available. Bring your $100
registration fee to the meet-
ing, or just come to see what
all the excitement is about.
Fourteen teams have already
registered for the April 25th
and 26th, 2008 event to be
held at the Pace High School
Football Stadium. Teams of
people from cancer survivors,
local businesses, clubs, fami-
lies, friends, hospitals,
churches, schools and service
organizations will gather and
take turns walking, jogging or
running laps in the largest
fundraising walk in the
nation. Participants will enjoy
hours of fun, food, and enter-
tainment. Inspirational
moments include the
Survivor's Reception and
Victory Lap and the beautiful
Luminary Ceremony, where
candles are lit in honor and in
memory of those who have
fought cancer.
Dollars raised at the
Relay For Life support the
American Cancer Society's
life saving programs and
services for cancer patients
and their families right here
in our community. If you
would like to schedule a
Relay presentation to find out
how your team can partici-
pate,' please contact Rocky
Leber at 291-4699 or
lebere @mail.santarosa.kl 2fl
.us. On-line registration is
also available at

Interested in hiking?
Friday, January 4, 2008 at
6 p.m. Join the Florida Trail
Association for the monthly

Christian's celebrate their

60th wedding anniversary

Wilburn and Bertha
Christian celebrated their 60th
wedding anniversary on
November 15, 2007. They met
and married in Kansas City,
MO, in 1947 and then moved
to Bagdad, FL in 1949 where
they have resided ever since.
They are the parents of
one daughter-Carolyn (Bill)
Kranz of Milton and three
sons-Richard (Ginny)
Christian, Bob (Dewanna)
Christian of Livingston, LA,
and Tom (Candice) Christian

of Clermont, FL.
They have five grandchil-
dren-Greg (Mary) Christian,
Brian Christian, Sarah
Christian, and Daniel
Christian, all of Livingston,
LA; and Lauren Bocian of
Clermont, FL.
They have one great-
grandchild -Madison
Christian of Livingston, LA.
All four of their children
and their spouses visited
Wilburn and Bertha to cele-
brate their anniversary.

Dinner Hike. Free. Dinner
following at a local restau-
rant. Details: (850) 477-7043
or http://westgate.florida-
Sunday, January 6, 2008
at 10 a.m. Join the Florida
Trail Association for a hike
on the Hutton Unit Trail in
Milton. Free. Details: (850)
995-4267 or

Dragonfly Gallery
to display sculptures
and paintings
The Dragonfly Gallery
will showcase bronze sculp-
tures and acrylic paintings
of Jim Gleason. This
exhibit will begin Jan. 4th
and continue through Jan.
12th. The Gallery is located
at 5188 Escambia Street in
historic downtown Milton.
A native of Pacific
Junction, Iowa, Mr. Gleason
began studied art at Peru
State College in Nebraska.
He began working with
bronze studying under
Michael Boles at PJC. Mr.
Gleason has lived in Santa
Rosa County for several
years and is a member of the
Santa Rosa Art Association.
The Dragonfly Gallery
is a mission of the Santa
Rosa Art and Culture
Foundation. It is a juried
gallery of local artists.
Gallery hours are Tuesday
through Saturday from
10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
For more information con-
tact the SRACF at or
call the Gallery at 981-1100.

APEX receives

an AT&T grant
APEX, the training division
of Children's Services Center and
local provider of quality child-
care training, has received the
2007 AT&T Excelerator grant.
AT&T Excelerator is a competi-
tive grant program for projects
that use technology to help non-
profit orgizhtions build stronger
This grant will enable APEX
to offer child care providers the
opportunity for hands-on, real-
world learning experiences using
technology as the catalyst for per-
sonal and professional develop-
On-line learning has become
a convenient and economical way
to learn, yet there are many peo-
ple in our community who are
unsure of how to use technology
as a way to become trained or
develop their skills.
APEX's goal is to close the
gap between those childcare
workers in our community who
are comfortable with using com-
puters and the Internet as a means
of achieving their personal and
professional development, and
those who are not.
APEX will use their grant
money to create a technology
classroom for local child care
providers to use for on-line class-
es offered by APEX and by the
Department of Children and
Families, and also to provide
hands-on training for basic com-
puter applications.


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Santa Rosa's Press Gazette

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Sheriff's Report

Santa Rosa County
Sheriff's Report from Dec. 6,
through Dec. 13,2007
Bittner, Jon Herman;
Male; 47; 8871 Scenic Hwy,
Pensacola; Possess Cocaine,
Narcotic Equip Possess and or
Use (4 cts.). 12/6/07
Bowling. Jamie Michelle;
Female; 33; 5663 Dupree Rd,
Milton; Larc-20K Dollars
Less. than 100K Dollars.
Chik.s, John Martin;
Male; 48; 2212 Crescent
Wood Rd, Navarre; DUI
Alcohol or Drugs 2nd
Offense, Possess Cocaine,
Marijuana Possess Not More
Than 20 Grams, Narcotic
Equip-Possess And Or Use,
Refuse to Submit to DUI Test.
Faulk, Shaun Michael;
Male; 16; 3359 El Prado St,
Gulf Breeze; Burglary
Unoccupied Structure
Unarmed (2 cts.), Larc-Petit
1st Degree Property $100 to
Under $300 (3 cts.). 12/6/07
S McAtee, Julie Dawn;
Female; 21; 5090 Brookside
Drive, Pace; Fraud-Obtain
Property Over $150. 12/6/07
Stark, Zachary Alan;
Male; 402 Vera St, Pensacola;
Battery, Improper Display of
Firearm, Criminal Mischief,
Larceny. 12/6/07
Kenworthy, Amanda
Nichole; Female; 24; 4459
Edgewood Dr, Milton; DUI.
Aaron, Dawn Marie;
Female; 29; 2959 N. 14th Ave,
Milton; Failure to Appear for
Felony Offense, Drugs-
Produce Methamphetamine,
Drugs-Possess Cntrl Sub W/O
Prescription, Amphetamine-
Traffic or methamphetamine
14 Grams or Over, Narcotic
Equip-Possess Manufacture
Deliver, Drugs-Possess Listed
Chemical W/Int Manufacture
Cntrl Subs. 12/7/07
Eichman. Austin
Michael; Male; 18; 9000 N.
Palafox Rd, Pensacola;
Failure to Appear, Drugs-
Produce Methamphetamine,
Amphetamine-Traffic or
Methamphetamine 14 Grams
or Over, Narcotic Equip-
Possess Manufacture Deliver,
Drugs-Possess Listed
Chemical Wit Manufacture
Cntrl Subs. 12/7/07
Hall. Michael Wayne;
Male; 32; 4817 Lamar Dr,
Pace; Amphetamine-Traffic or
Methamphetamine 14 Grams
or Over, Drugs-Possess Listed
Chemical Wit Manufacture
Cntrl Subs. 12/6/07
Martinez, Victor Acosta;
Male; 31; 9651 N. Davis
Hwy., Pensacola; Probation
Violation-Felony. 12/7/07
McCall, Derek Alan;
Male; 25; 4755 Offshore Dr,
Milton; Drugs-Produce
Methamphetamine, Marijuana
Possess Not More Than 20
Grams. 12/7/07
McCleery, Jessica Anne;
Female; 26; 2256 Kerra Ln,
Navarre; Probation Violation-
Felony. 12/7/07
Miller, Chase Ashton;
Male; 24; 1018 N B Street,
Pensacola; Failure to Appear
for Felony Offense. 12/7/07
Partridge, Jr., Tony Fritz;
Male; 21; 9 Padgett Ct,
Pensacola; Failure to Appear
for Felony Offense. 12/7/07
Powers, Oscar Lee; Male;
26; 980 Johnson Rd, Atmore,
AL; Larc-Theft is $3300 or
More But Less Than $5,000.
Smith, Darrell Winston;
Male; 25; 4845 Old Guernsey
Rd, Pace; Amphetamine-
Traffic or Methamphetamine
14 Grams or Over, Drugs-
Possess Listed Chemical Wit
Manufacture Cntrl Subs.

Wilson, Steven Dewayne;
Male; 35; 5524 Pipeline Dr,
Pensacola; Probation
Violation-Felony. 12/7/07
Bailey, John Daniel;
Male; 24; 3303 W. Lloyd St,
Pensacola; Failure to Appear
for Felony Offense. 12/7/07
Everett, William Joseph;
Male; 24; 6893 Munson Hwy.,

Milton; Drive While Lic Susp
2nd Offense, Drugs-Possess
Cntrl Sub W/O Prescription,
Narcotic Equip-Possess And
Or Use. 12/8/07
Galbraith, Richard
David; Male; 52; 4332 W.
Avenida De Golf, Pace;
Fraud-False Statement in
Title Transfer, Fraud-False
Statement on Drivers License
or ID Application (2 cts.),
Perjury-Make False Affidavit
(2 cts.), Forgery of Alter
Public Record Certificate Etc,
(2' cts.), Perjury Not in
Official Proceeding. 12/9/07
Gilley, Logan Scott
Donald; Male; 21; 1913
Candlewood Dr, Navarre;
Larc-Theft is $300 or More
But Less Than $5,000.
Hall, Thomas Eugene;
Male; 40; 204 Sessions St,
Milton; Resist Officer
Obstruct W/O Violence, Riot-
Incite or Encourage. 12/8/07
Johnson, Gregory Omar;
Male; 22; 5706 Vonnie
Branch Rd, Milton; Resist
Officer With Violence, Riot-
Incite or Encourage. 12/8/07
.. Kell, Deanna Joy;
Female; 35; 7462
Northpointe Blvd. Pensacola;
Drugs -Possess
Methamphetamine. 12/7/07
Smith, Brittany Brooke;
Female; 18; 4824 W
Spencerfield Rd, Pace;
Amphetamine-Traffic or
Methamphetamine 14 Grams
or Over, Drugs-Possess
Listed Chemical Wit
Manufacture Cntrl Subs.
Washington, Jimmy
Franklin; Male; 48; 6621
Plymouth St, Milton; DUI.
Gillis, Barbara
Cheatwood; Female; 53; 5845
Cindy Ln, Milton; DUI,
Refuse to Submit to DUI Test.
Liyesay, Christopher
Hardy; Male; 18; 4353 Carl
Booker Rd, Milton; DUI.
McNulty, Patrick David;
Male; 24; 33966 Pintail Dr N,
Jacksonville Bch; DUI.
Sekul, Peter Anthony;
Male; 40; 1207 Delhi Cv, Gulf
Breeze; DUI. 12/9/07
Simpson, James
Benjamin; Male; 18; 7653
Frankfort St, Navarre; DUI.
Hawkins, Daniel Frank;
Male; 19; 9000 E. River Dr,
Navarre; Burgl Dwelling
Structure or Conveyance
Armed, Larc-Grand of
Firearm. 12/10/07
Smith, Donald Wesley;
Male; 43; 134 Gibbs St,
Homerville, GA; Possess of
Weapon or Ammo By Other
State Felon, Veh Theft-Grand
3rd Degree. 12/10/07
Thibodeaux, Cody
James; Male; 27; 5718 Brooks
Ln, Pace; Contempt of Court-
Circuit. 12/10/07
Pitt, Brian Tyler; Male;
39; 8404 Punjob Rd, Milton;
DUI, Refuse to Submit to DUI
Test. 12/10/07
Hogan. H_, Elgin Love,
Male; 37; 8326 East 18th St,
Tucson, AZ; Sexual Battery,
Aggrav Battery. 12/10/07
Bargnare, Terrance
Allen; Male; 26; 2208 W.
Mallory St, Pensacola;
Possess Cocaine. 12/10/07
Gibbs, Tammy Maureen;
Female; 47; 5639 St Amatus
Rd, Pensacola; Pass
Counterfeited Instrument,
Forgery of Alter Public
Record Certificate Etc.
McGill. Clayton Dean;
Male; 17; 1435 Stanford Rd,
Gulf Breeze; Burgl Of
Unoccupied Dwelling,
Unarmed-No Asslt/Batt, Larc-

Petit 1st Offense. 12/9/07
Eiquett, Matthew Brent,
Jr., Male; 18; 7025 Bushnell
St, Milton; Larc-Over $300
Under $5,000. 12/10/07
Hernandez, Elay Louis;
Male; 20; 4213 Alderwood
Dr, Pace; Sex Offense-Victim
12 YOA Up to 15 YOA.

Elliott. Dallas Edward;
Male; 26; 17 Lake Street,
Century; Fugitive From
Justice. 12/10/07
Haley, Timothy Andrew;
Male; 46; 2900 NE 30th St, Ft.
Lauderdale; Battery-Touch or
Strike (domestic violence),
Kidnap-False Imprisonment-
Adult. 12/11/07
Kellogg, Jack Curtis;
Male; 22; 201 Pensacola Bch
Blvd, Pensacola; Failure to
Appear For Felony Offense.
Salasar Eugenio; Male;
39; 29 Marshall St, Milton;
Attached Registration License
Plate Not Assigned, Operate
Motor Vehicle W/O Valid
License, Veh Theft-Grand 3rd
Degree. 12/11/07
Brock, Jessica Evonne;
Female; 25; 6020 Laurel
Wood Dr, Milton; Drive
While Lic Susp 3rd or Subseq
Offense. 12/11/07
Tomasek, Shawn Allen;
Male; 30; 2406 W. Jordan St,
Pensacola; Fail to Register
Motor Vehicle, Attach
Registration License Plate Not
Assigned, Drive While Lic
Susp Habitual Offender.
Crane, Sherri L; Female;
34; 1123 Dunmire St.,
Pensacola; DUI. 12/11/07
Adams, Kay Wallace;
Female; 42; 6404 Ashborough
Ct, Milton; Probation
Violation-Felony. 12/12/07
Adkins, Chadwick Mikel;
Male; 31; 4520 Palm Dr,
Milton; Out of State Fugitive
From Justice. 12/12/07
Call, William Douglas;
Male; 54; 6436 Hwy. 90,
Milton; Battery-Touch or
Strike, Obstruct Police-
Deprive of Means Protection
or Communication. 12/12/07
Daly, Paul Rex; Male; 33;
6363 Banyan Dr, Milton;
Probation Violation-Felony.
", Dufty, Danielle
Genevieve; Female; 5816
Congress Ct, Gulf Breeze; Out
of State Fugitive From Justice.
Martin Jr.. James
Michael; Male; 34; 4217
Sapphire Ln, Pace; Drugs-
Possess Listed Chemical Wit
Manufacture Cntrl Subs.
Simmons. Russell
Edward; Male; 4581
Davenport Ln, Pace; Aggrav
Knew/Should Have Known
Vict Pregnant (domestic vio-
lence). 12/12/07
Curtis Jr., Calvin

Charles; Male; 47; 2775
Riverside Landing Dr,
Navarre; Drive While Lic
Susp Habitual Offender.
Mehaffey, Hinton; Male;
55; 9650 Hwy. 98, Fairhope,
AL; Drive While Lic Susp
Habitual Offender. 12/12/07
Adkins, Kriss Lee; Male;
30; 9213 Deer Lane, Navarre;
Drive While Lic Suspended
3rd or Subseq Offense.
Adams, Kay Wallace;
Female; 42; 6404 Ashborough
Ct, Milton; DUI. 12/12/07
Booker. Christopher
Travis; Male; 20; 6449
Maddox Rd, Milton;
Probation Violation-Felony.
Dowdy, Angela Michele;
Female; 26; 2109 Bellemeade
Circle, Navarre; Aggrav
Battery On Person 65 Years of
Age or Older (domestic vio-
lence), Resist Officer-
Obstruct W/O Violence.
Johnson, Roy Gene;
Male; 31; 13398 Hwy 89, Jay;
Fraud-Utter False Bank Bill
Note Check Draft. 12/13/07
Joyner. Rhonda Mae;
Female; 42; 511 Blackmon
Dr., Jay; Out of State Fugitive
From Justice. 12/13/07
Allen, Terry Lee; Male;
50; 4197 Ravenwood Dr.,
Pace; Sex Offender Violation-
Fail to Comply With
Registration Law. 12/13/07
Lusk, Jessica Leigh;
Female; 24; 422 E. Cane St,

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the Board of Directors has officially opened. To become a
Candidate you must be at least 18 years old and be a member of
the Pace Water System. Candidates can qualify by filling out the
qualification form in the news-paper or picking up a form at the
Pace Water System Office located at 4401 Woodbine Road. There
will be one Board Member elected from each of three Voting

District 1 North of Hwy. 90 to Tunnel Road and Gardenview
Road, North and East of Guernsey Road to Berryhill Road and
East of Chumuckla Highway 197 to Pond Creek.
District 2 South of Hwy. 90 to the Bay and West of Mundy Lane
to Escambia River and North and West of Chumuckla Road to
Guernsey Road and North and West of Woodbine Road to Tunnel
District 3 East of Mundy Lane and South of Hwy. 90 to Pond
Creek including all of the Avalon Beach area to Indian Bayou.
Deadline for qualifying is 5:00 PM January 18, 2008.
(2008 Election -- February 21, 2008)
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respectfully request that the following name be placed in nomina-
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phases," said Lantz. "The
first thing we need to take
care of is the debt to the bank,
which is interest baring.
"We should be able to
eliminate that with the com-
pletion of Phase II; then we
will need to work on the cred-
it sale from the group that
owned The ZOO for over 20
The 50 acres and animal
habitats suffered severe dam-
ages from Hurricane Ivan and
have never really been able to
On top of that they lost
their accreditation with the
American Zoological
"The ZOO got in a rough
spot because of Ivan," said
Lantz. "It didn't help any by
loosing the accreditation with
the AZA."
Another problem The
ZOO has had to contend with
is the loss of animals, most
notably a giraffe and Niles
the baby Hippo.
"Our animal care staff is
doing a great job based on my
review and feedback I have
gotten from zoological teams
that have visited the zoo,"
said Lantz. "The issue most
do not realize is that The
ZOO has typically served as a
rescue location and those ani-
mals are not usually in the
best of health.
"And our hippos for
example have bread many
times successfully, but we
need the resources to create a
third bedroom so we can
rotate the male hippo to pre-
vent a situation as to what
happened to Niles."
The male hippo in their
habitat attacked Niles, which
is part of the nature preserve
that can be viewed via the
train ride at The ZOO.
Lantz pointed out until
this past year The ZOO hasn't
really done any fundraising,
but they are looking to with
many events in 2008.

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Someone who has made a difference

For 33 years Mrs. DeWitt Nobles has been
serving the citizens of Milton as City Clerk.
Following her first election she began her
political career in Milton's city government
in 1974 and has served continuously since.
She loves her job, the citizens love her, and
that love affair is continuing today.

DeWitt fondly remembers serving with four
city managers during her terms of office and
has seen a great deal of history transpire
from year to year. She credits her success to
hard work, fair play, integrity and a personal
desire to serve. (Ofcourse she would never
mention her own gentle demeanor, disarming
personality and gracious regard for others'
Mrs. DeWitt Nobles welfare that have made her legendary.)

As City Clerk, DeWitt is what you might say the city treasurer as well. She handles
all the utility billing and collection, collects and disperses money (which includes
paying all bills and payroll), and takes the minutes and preserves the records of
both the Milton City Council and the city's Civil Service Board.

Mother of four daughters, she has 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren and
attends church at Ferris Hill Baptist.

Even at this stage, however; DeWitt has no intention of slowing down. She sees
public service as a passion and feels that duty still beckons beyond tomorrow. And
for her perseverance and accomplishments, we salute her as an individual who
really cares...and it shows!



Hwy 90 at 89, Milton



Continued From Page One
new subdivision.
Provide outdoor enter-
tainment opportunities for the
3.) Transportation:
Create a transportation
plan that includes short term,
low cost improvements as well
as long term, high cost
Provide non-motorized
mobility options to improve
community linkages and pro-
mote physical health.
Moving Forward
The first item from the plan
the county is moving forward
on is amending the Future Land
Use Map to identify appropri-
ate areas for higher density res-
idential development and addi-
tional commercial and/or
industrial land necessary to
accommodate the projected
population and to achieve a mix
of land uses typical of a grow-
ing suburban area.
Santa Rosa County has
established a project work-
group that -includes county
staff, residents, and develop-
ment professionals to develop
clear locational criteria for each
Future Land Use Map category.
The workgroup began meeting
in November.
The next step will include
presenting the locational crite-
ria to the Local Planning Board
and Board of County
Commissioners for approval
after which there will be a draft
Future Land Use Map for the
Pace Area prepared that distrib-
utes land uses based upon loca-
tional criteria.
Public Input
The public will have a


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destroyed the old building in
September 2004.
"This [center] shows we're
not just patching up the past, but
building for the future,"
Broxson said. "What a great
achievement this is."
The facility will not only
serve as a visitor information
center, but will also provide a
location for residents and their
guests to find information on
what to do locally, said Kate
Wilkes, executive director for
the county's Tourist
Development Council.
"People have family and
friends who visit the area and
they're always looking for
something to do," Wilkes said.
"It happens a lot and that service
is a big part of this building."
Along with visual displays
and promotional materials
including brochures, an interac-
tive computer station will be
installed by early spring to help
visitors learn more about the
county's attractions and other
available resources.
The new center will house a
Santa Rosa County Tourist
Development Council office and
the Navarre Beach Area
Chamber of Commerce.
SAlmost 200 people attended
the center's December ribbon
cutting ceremony held in the rear
side of the building overlooking,
Navarre Sound.
"This building shows that
we get what we want instead of
settling for what we get,"
Commissioner Gordon Goodin
said. "This is a shining example
of what we'll start seeing."

chance to provide input about
the criteria through public
meetings and the Internet,
Faulkenberry said. Based upon
the input provided, a revised
draft Future Land Use Map will
be developed. The final
Future Land Use Map will then
be presented again to the Local
Planning Board and the Board
of County Commissioners for
The first in a series of
public meetings was held Oct.
30, 2006, where more than
100 participants completed
activities to help identify
issues relative to the area.
Those activities included
identifying community
strengths, weaknesses, oppor-
tunities, and threats; a group
map exercise where partici-
pants identified their vision
for the future of Pace; and a
small group discussion where
participants listed what they
like and dislike about the
community, and what their
vision is for the area's future.
A Land Development
Regulation Opinion Survey
was also conducted in
December. Participants who
could not attend the meetings
were allowed to email their
.ideas and concerns to the
planning department.
A workgroup of volun-
teers met seven times between
January and March with plan-
ning officials to create the
draft plan.
The Planning and Zoning
Department held a second
meeting in November with a
workgroup of volunteers to
focus on the plan's implemen-


Continued From Page One
people will drive to a secluded
location, usually in a rural area,
and dump their household waste.
It is the deputy's job to care-
fully pick through the trash to
find a piece of mail, a plane tick-
et, anything which would help.
identify who it belongs to and
where it came from.
"Seven out of ten times,"
says Ault, "we find out who it is.
"And 99% of the time they can't
deny it," concurs Barnes.
Criminal citations are issued
and a fine is set by a judge. The
officers also have the option of
arresting the individual or issu-
ing a warrant. Since the unit was
created in 2006, they have made
115 arrests.
Litterers are harder to prose-
cute, the deputies say, because
most individuals who throw
something form their car wait
until no one is around to do it.
The Sheriff has even asked
his officers in the unit to trail
garbage trucks in unmarked cars,
says Ault, because the drivers
often fail to lock the blades
which keep the trash from blow-
ing out on the highway at 55
miles per hour.
"The more trash they pick
up, the more money they get,"
says Ault, who contends locking
and unlocking the blades takes
too much time.
"People have got to take
pride in their community," says
Bares simply. A solution he
agrees is easier said than done.
John Tonkin, the Executive
Director of Santa Rosa Clean
Community System (SRCSS)
for the last 18 years, heads up an

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'Small Town' Feel
"The community's desire is
to maintain a small town feel,"
Faulkenberry said. "This plan
will help us maintain that feel."
Almost all vacant property
in the Pace area is zoned agri-
cultural, and the changes to the
future land use map will identi-
fy how the community wants to
see that vacant land developed
in the next 20 years,
Faulkenberry said.
The draft plan was present-
ed to the Pace community on
April 30, and the final plan was
presented on May 30. The
Board of County
Commissioners conceptually
adopted the Pace Area Plan on
June 28.
"It's good that Santa Rosa
County is thinking ahead for
what will happen," said
Stefanie Boardman, a resident
of Pace for 14 years. "With the
development of so many large
retailers it seems we're losing
that small town feel and could
be lost if it's not managed."
Boardman did not attend
the public workshops, but she
said that goals such as requiring
sidewalks and parks in neigh-
borhoods are good ideas. She
said that having infrastructure
development requirements that
resemble what is along Pace
Patriot Boulevard with side-
walks and a neighborhood park
would help maintain that small
town feel a reason why so
many people move to the Pace
The Pace Area Plan and all
related documents are available
a t

organization those in the
Sheriff's office call the most sig-
nificant resource the county has
for cleaning up.
Recently Tonkin initiated
the Adopt-a-spot program in
Santa Rosa County. Modeled
after other long-standing .pro-,
grams aimed to clean up high-
ways, Adopt-a-spot focuses
more on locations within the
Businesses, individuals, and
churches are encouraged to
adopt and maintain a specific
county road, park, recycling cen-
ter, or other public place at least
up to six times a year. At the
present time there are approxi-
mately 40 sites under the stew-
ardship of local groups.
Mike Palmer, General
Manager of Milton Dodge,
recently signed up his business
for the Adopt-a-spot program,
picking up litter along both sides
of Glover Lane from Highway
90 to Hamilton Bridge Road.
Twelve employees, as well
as some University of West
Florida students participated in
the company's first clean up just
over a week ago. In an hour and
a half volunteers filled up 20
garbage bags, all of which were
picked up by the County at no
Unfortunately, as Palmer
reports, only a few short days
after the initial clean up he began
to notice fast food bags and other
new litter along the sides of the
road. "It's aggravating," he says.
East Milton resident Jan
Dempsey understands the nature
of littering all too well, having
picked up trash on a portion of
Hickory Hammock Road for the
better part of 20 years.
Dempsey regularly slips on
a pair of work gloves, grabs a
black garbage bag, and walks a
quarter of a mile down the road
from her house in both directions
picking up the refuse of someone
else's pit stop or fast food lunch.
"Some people are just so
lazy, they think someone is
always going to pick up after
them," says Dempsey.
She suggests several solu-
tions including mandatory
garbage service for the county,
increase in enforcement person-
nel, and more involvement from
local agencies.
"What's sad," said Dempsy,
"is people are always talking
about getting others to move
here, and strengthening tourism,
but when people travel through
to Navarre-what do they see
along the way? Why would a
person want to come into an area
that is not clean?"

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W.H. Rhodes Elementary

Together We Can Make The Difference *^

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On Tuesday, December 11,
2007, Detective John Stone
conducted his fifth
D.A.R.E graduation cere-
mony at W.H. Rhodes
Elementary School, as a
total of 153 fifth graders
received their certificates
and awards for completing
the course. Parents, grand-
parents, and friends gath-
ered in the cafeteria to
share the program with the
students. The City of
Milton Police Department
was the sponsor for the
D.A.R.E. program this
year. The Milton Optimist
Club donated $500.00 to
purchase t-shirts and sup-
plies. Each student
received a D.A.R.E. shirt
and a certificate. As part of


the D.A.R.E. program,
each student must write an
essay describing what they
have learned and insights
they have gained through
the program. Each of the
essay winners, one from
each classroom, received a
medal for their accomplish-
ments. The winners from
each classroom were
Kirsten Peaden, Toni Gray,
Makyla Herrera, Christian
Perry, Cheyenne May,
Taylor Ford, Haley Moran,
and Josie Stokes. The top
essay winner was Kirsten
Peaden. She received a
D.A.R.E. backpack.
Congratulations to all of
the students who shared in
this year's program!

Rhodes says -

Good-bye and Hello

We say a sad Goody-be to PrisciUa Fox, our retiring. ,
Speech Therapist

Priscilla Fox, Rhodes Speech Therapist, retired on
October 31st. Priscilla Fox reported just before she
left, "I started out here 35 years ago, went back to
school at FSU, worked in Escambia County for 14
years, then returned to Rhodes for these last 5
years. I was itinerant for many of those years so I
was exposed to many schools. I soon came to
understand, there is something very special about
this school. It was evident 35 years ago, and it is
still evident now. Not only do teachers and staff
give of their intellect and skills, they also give of
their hearts and souls. I am grateful to the children
I served. They taught me how to teach what
worked and what didn't. When I made mistakes
they didn't hold it against me. I am grateful for the
teachers and staff here. Always willing to lend a
hand and share a hurried laugh on the way to the
next item of the day. It has been good, very good.
And, to paraphrase songwriter Jimmy Buffet,
"Some of it was magic, and some of it was tragic,
but I had a good life (career) anyway".

We say an excited Hello to the new Speech thera-
pist, Deanna Soiber

Deanna Seiber, Rhodes new Speech Therapist,
joined us in November. She has worked with chil-
dren for over 8 years ranging from birth to eighteen
years of age. Mrs. Seiber says, "The thing I like
best about working at Rhodes is the wonderful
staff, families and children." She says she has a
wonderful husband, Eric, and a cat named "Fifi".
She also loves to read and for relaxing moments,
she plays video games.

We say an excited Hello to the new PE Coach, Paul

Paul Albro is Rhodes newest Physical Education
Coach who works with Kim Sowers and Allen
Worley to help keep the children at Rhodes physi-
cally fit and active. Some of his past experiences
include working with children in our military com-
munities overseas, working with at-risk youth in
both Southern and Northwest Florida, and most
recently working with ESE (Autism) students at Pea
Ridge Elementary School. Paul says, "The aspect
of my job that I enjoy the most is having the oppor-
tunity to contribute to such a positive learning envi-
ronment at W.H. Rhodes Elementary." In his
leisure time he enjoys hiking, backpacking, and
spending time with his wife Melissa, as well as
their 4 dogs.

DARE Winners:
L to R Haley Moran, Christian Perry, Cheyenne May, Kristen Peaden Makyla Herrera, Taylor Ford and Toni Gray

Rhodes' Kindergarten Classes presents

A Storybook Parade

The Parade starts Children have become Children parade as pigs to
"Humpty Dumpty" "The True Story of the Three
Little Pigs"
Each kindergarten class at Rhodes chose their favorite piece of children's literature and
marched down Byrom Street for the whole school to enjoy on October 31st. A special
thanks to the Milton High School Band for leading the children in this special parade.

Rhodes Elementary Presents Career Day to Students

Rhodes Students experience Career Day ad presenters from local

businesses and organizations spoke to them on various careers. One

such presenter was Mrs. Michener. Mrs. Michener, from Milton

Bakery as well as a parent of one of Rhodes's Students. was a Career

Day Speaker for the 2nd Grade. She not only shared some thoughts

on the Bakery Business, but she baked a cake for each of the 2nd

grade classes.


Detective John Stone with
5th grader Benjamin West


Jim Fletcher, Publisher
Carol Barnes, Office Manager


6A Wednesday, January 2, 2008 The Santa Rosa Press Gazette Milton, Florida

Vol. 100, Number 76



to live by

Have you broken your New Year's resolution yet?
Just two days into the New Year and there are some who
have already been foiled by human nature.
Temptation is a terrible thing, especially if you're like most
and vow to put down fattening foods, chocolate, or whatever
your personal temptation is.
Still, there are those who could stand to make a few resolu-
tions, but fail to do so.
The Santa Rosa County Commission and the Santa Rosa
County Board of Education need to resolve to not talk about the
need for any more money for quite some time-things are
tough all over.
If you think you have financial problems, how do you
expect people to pay the taxes with foreclosures occurring at
today's rate?
Another resolution the commissioners need to make is:
when something is cut from the budget...keep it cut.
It never fails, around budget time something is eliminated to
save money and tighten the county's purse strings. A short time
later, there is a 3-2 vote to restore some funding.
If it was that important to the county, why was it cut from
the budget to begin with?
The final resolution for the county should be to put this
courthouse issue to rest.
Yes, this counteracts the resolution regarding the cry for
money, but haven't we spent enough on this quest without any-
thing coming to fruition?
It is time to fish or cut bait.
With all the issues the current courthouse faces with lack of
security, overcrowding, and lack of handicap accessibility, some
decision has'to be reached...and soon.
The state government also needs to resolve to a couple of
items. First, actually fix the insurance issue. The Florida
Legislature and its "everything las a price" attitude has led citi-
zens down a primrose path yet again.
Insurance prices instantly skyrocketed after Hurricane Ivan
and insurers have been dropping people like flies ever since-
even if they haven't had a claim.
Relief, so far, has just a pipe dream.
Secondly, Florida needs to resolve to provide true leader-
How can we hope to retun to a prosperous state when the
laws it passes make no sense?
If our leaders want to mandate something, then they should
also provide the money necessary to back it up.
Those who have made a career of Tallahassee work have
many so-called good ideas, but no money to make it work.
Speaking of career workers in a capitol, Washington is not
exempt from resolution contempt.
Those in our nation's capitol should resolve to live as we do.
How many people would like to vote themselves a'pay raise
or spend money and not worry about whether that money actu-
ally exists or not?
If our Representatives and Senators had to work for mini-
mum wage, even if for just a month, they might sing a com-
pletely different tune than they do now.
When overdrawn, you simply cannot keep spending.
Finally, our federal government needs to resolve to actually
do something with the issues that affect us daily-like immigra-
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Dear Editor,

Would someone please be so
kind, to let us know why it is
that people like Hillary and Bill
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Is it because they are (or he
was) an elected official that they
don't have to answer the law.
I get the 'Judicial Watch' and
they are having a tough time get-
ting our government to release
their papers.
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This is just my humble opin-
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have seen many changes, so

please tell me if my opinion is
What is the matter with the
To elect the ones that are in
office to begin with, but worse,
elect them back in a second
You have to admit we do
have a problem.

Appalled Educator
FM: Leslie Gillespie
Pace, Fla.

Dear Editor,

I was appalled when reading
of Mayor Thompson's letter to
the Santa Rosa County School
Board regarding the block
schedule at Milton High School.
Blaming the 'C' grade at
Milton and lack of growth of the
City of Milton on the block

schedule is ludicrous, particular-
ly when other schools with block
schedules have 'A' ratings.
Mayor Thompson seems to
ignore the fact that Milton High
School has a high rate of lower
income students and is fed by
the only two middle schools in
the country with more than 35%
of students who qualify for free
or reduced lunch.
These students have greater
challenges and often less support
based on available education
research, which leads to lower
academic success.
He hopes Milton High
School will switch to a six-peri-
od day. This will allow students
to earn only six credits per year,
or 24 credits in high school. On
the current schedule, students
earn eight credits per year, or 32
credits during high school.
This allows for more elective

options, not less. The excellent
dual enrollemnt program coodi-
nated with Pensacola Junior
College increases the class
options for students, and the 4x4
schedule gives students time to
take these classes.
Students have a better oppor-
tunity to complete an Associate
of Arts degree through dual
enrollment, giving many of the
lower income students an oppor-
tunity for college they may not
otherwise have.
Finally, Mayor Thompson's
statement that 80 minutes is too
long for one class seems to com-
ment more on his ability to focus
than on the student's ability. The
chance to begin homework in
class allows students to ask
questions and receive help from
the teacher, increasing their
understanding of the subject.

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Chumuckla UMC news

This past November, the
Young At Heart Seniors from
Chumuckla United Methodist
Church visited Callaway
Gardens in Pine Mountain,
Georgia for an adventure that
will be remembered a long
The group left in a terri-
ble rain storm, but by the time
they arrived, the skies had
cleared and the rest of the day
was beautiful.
Following a dinner buf-
fet, they all began their jour-
ney into a winter wonderland.
Everywhere, there seem to be
little toy soldiers, little toy
drums a-drummin', geese a-
layin', and fairies every-
where. Christmas lights lit the
night sky surrounding the
YAHS as they enjoyed the
sights and sounds of the gar-
When the tour ended,
they returned to Santa's

Village to explore the world
of Christmas ornaments and
gifts. After shopping, pictures
were taken with Santa's
The following morning,
the YAHS returned back
home to Milton all the while
enjoying the fun, laughter,
and fellowship.
Chumuckla seniors were
delighted on Wednesday night
when the Chumuckla United
Methodist Church Kids Klub
sang carols and brought joy
and faith into their Christmas.
Zooming all around
Chumuckla in their famous
Chumuckla shuttle they visit-
ed, hugged, and sang
Christmas Carols led by Billy
and Paula Kimbrough, church
music leaders. Greg and
Elaine Joseph, leaders of the
Kids Klub stated, "It is a
meaningful time and a real
.. ,

Mitchell joins the Washington graduates
U.S. Army from BMT

Jesse L. Mitchell has
joined the United States
Army under the Delayed
Entry Program. The program
gives young men and women
the opportunity to delay
entering active duty for up to
one year.
The enlistment gives the
new soldier the option to
learn a new skill, travel and
become eligible to receive as
much as $50,000 toward a
college education. After com-
pletion of basic military train-
ing, soldiers receive
advanced individual training
in their career job specialty
prior to being assigned to
their first permanent duty sta-
f. tion.
The recruit qualifies for a
$20,000 enlistment bonus.
Mitchell, a 2000 gradu-
ate of a high school program
at Pensacola Junior College,
Milton, FL, will report to Fort
Leonard Wood, Waynesville,
Mo., basic training in January
He is the son of Cathrine
L. Whitmore of Adams St.,
Navarre, F, and William D.
Mitchell of St. George St.,
Pace, FL.

Air Force Airman 1st
Class Lawanda R.
Washington has graduated
from basic military training
at Lackland Air Force Base,
San Antonio, Texas.
During the six weeks of
training, the airman studied
the Air Force mission, orga-
nization, and military cus-
toms and courtesies; per-
formed drill and ceremony
marches, and received physi-
cal training, rifle marksman-
ship, field training exercises,
and special training in human
In addition, airmen who
complete basic training earn
credits toward an associate
degree through the


The 2008 Christ Church
Antiques Show & Sale will be
held at the Currin Center on
Wright Street, between
Palafox and Baylen on
Friday, February 1 and
Saturday, February 2. The
show is from 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. Lunch will be served
from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
($10). On Sunday, February
3, the show will be from 12
until 5 p.m., with dinner
being served from 12 until
1:30 p.m.'($10). Show tickets
joy for us to visit with the
wonderful seniors of our
community, and to praise the
Lord. We shared the real

Community College of the
Air Force.
She is the daughter of
Ella P. Dickey of Parker
Knight Road, Midway, FL.
The airman is a 2003
graduate of Amos P. Godby
High School, Tallahassee,
Baker joins the
DEP of the Army
Austin T. Baker has
joined the United States
Army under the Delayed
Entry Program. The program
gives young men and women
the opportunity to delay
entering active duty for up to
one year.
The enlistment gives the
new soldier the option to
learn a new skill, travel and
become eligible to receive as
much as $50,000 toward a
college education. After com-
pletion of basic military train-
ing, soldiers receive
advanced individual training
in their career job specialty
prior to being assigned to
their first permanent duty sta-
The recruit qualifies for a
$28,000 enlistment bonus.
Baker will report to Fort
Leonard Wood, Waynesville,

are $5 and are good for all 3
The Gala Preview Party
celebrating 51 years is
Thursday, January 31 at 6:30.
Cost is $25 per person.
Tickets for the show may
be purchased at the door and
are good for all 3 days.
There will be 21 dealers
from across the southeast
showing antiques. All pro-
ceeds go to charitable institu-
tions in the Pensacola area.
In the past, they have
gone to Council on Aging,
Meals on Wheels Fund,
Alzheimer's Family Services,
Gulf Coast Kids House and
many others. For more infor-
mation, contact Barbara
Parrish at 850/438-0584.

meaning of Christmas with
love and praise." Great fun
and joy was all around

MO., for basic training in
June 2008.
He is the son of Steve
Baker of Shady Lane,
Milton, FL.
Curcuru completes BMT
at Lackland AFB

Air Force Airman 1st
Class Nicholas J. Cuiariu hi' '
graduated from basic military
training at Lackland Air
Force Base, San Antonio,
During the six weeks of
training, the airman studied
the Air Force mission, organi-
zation, and military customs
and courtesies; performed
drill and ceremony marches,
and received physical train-
ing, rifle marksmanship, field
training exercises, and special

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training in human relations.
In addition, airmen who
complete basic training earn
credits toward an associate
degree through the
Community College of the
Air Force.
He is the son of Jessica
Curcuru of Anthony Ave.,
Milton, FL, and Kevin
Curcuru of Naples, FL.
Curcuru graduated in
2007 from Milton High

Schranz arrives at
new duty stationn
Corps 2nd Lt. John J.
Schranz, son of retired
Marine Corps Maj. John E.
and Jan L. Schranz of
Milton, FL, recently reported
for duty at Naval Air Station,
Kingsville, Texas.
Schranz is a 1999 gradu-
ate of Amos P. Godby High
School of Tallahassee, FL.
and joined the Marine Corps
in October 2005. He is a
2005 graduate of Belmont
University, Nashville, TN.
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Dear Pastor Gallups "Do patriotism and Christianity
necessarily go together. Isn't there something wrong with a
true Christian being patriotic to the point of ridiculous?" -
H.Y. Milton
Dear H.Y., Please forgive my suspicion, but I suspect
that you may be hinting at MY patriotic zealousness! I say
this because I am VERY patriotic and sometimes accused of
the very thing that you are speaking of. Regardless, thank
you for the opportunity to set the truth straight on this very
important topic.
Yes, as a matter of fact it is ALWAYS wrong to put your
country or your patriotism ABOVE your relationship or alle-
giance to Jesus Christ. Many Christian martyrs have gone on
to glory refusing to do that very thing. We must "render unto
Caesar the things that are Caesar's and unto God the things
that God's".
On the other hand...I am so patriotic, because I am over-
whelmed to be so blessed to live in one of the very few of a
handful of countries on the entire planet that allows me to
worship, serve and preach Jesus Christ without fear of death
or any other kind of retribution.
I am patriotic because we are the ONLY nation founded
on Biblical principles of Law, Morality and Goodwill to
other nations. I am patriotic because we are the ONLY nation
known by the world as a "Christian" nation (imperfect as we
I am patriotic, because my freedom in Jesus was pur-
chased with HIS BLOOD on Calvary's Cross and my free-
dom to express ny love for Jesus for doing this was pur-
chased with the BLOOD OF MEN AND WOMEN, fellow
citizens of this great land, our sons and daughters...for ME!
I am patriotic because at this very hour, while I enjoy my
freedom, young men and women are in harm's way. They are
there so that I may stay free...and free to worship Jesus!
I would cease to be "patriotic" if this nation and its gov-
ernment ever required me to denounce my faith in Jesus
Christ or anything similar to it. If it ever reached that
point...then, as always, my first and only allegiance is to
Jesus Christ.
Carl Gallups is the Pastor of Hickory Hammock Baptist Church. in Milton. He has a Bachelor of
Science degree from Florida State University, and a Master of Divinity from The New Orleans Baptist
Theological Seminary. He has been pastor of HHBC since 1987. He serves as an International Youth
Evangelist for the Southern Baptist Convention preaching all over the U.S. and Canada. For more infor-
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The "new" Woodie's Florist and Gifts will continue as the ultimate source for all your floral needs

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"Share love with our flow-
That's how Jackie
Crutchfield, new owner of
Woodie's Florist and Gifts
located at 5418 Stewart Street
in Milton, welcomes the
shop's new and existing cus-
tomers who are finding her
refreshing new personality
and style incorporated into
everything that's happening
From the new faces to the
reinforced commitment to
quality products and outstand-
ing customer service, the shop
is showing.a distinct transfor-
mation reflecting its new
owner's management style of
doing business, including
enhanced customer service
and commitment to quality.
And whether it's across
the street, across town, or
across the nation or world,
Woodie's Florist and Gifts can
handle your flower delivery
requests with speed, style, and
One of Milton's oldest and
most distinctive flower and
gift shops, Woodie's Florist
and Gifts has been serving the
Milton and Pensacola area for
four decades. "Its expertise as
a full-service florist and gift
shop is well known," Jackie
says, "and it will continue as
we plan to uphold that leg-
endary reputation of provid-
ing the professional knowhow
and resources to make every
one of our customers' special
occasions monuments to
With a longevity dating
back to 1966, its growth and
survival over the years reflect
a distinct strength and stabili-
ty that has become its trade-
mark. Located in a convenient
section of town with ample
parking, the shop is both dis-
tinctive and appealing,
chocked full of floral designs
and individualistic gift ideas.

While it's true you can't
judge a book by its cover, you
certainly can judge the quality
of Woodie's Florist and Gifts's
floral presentations by the
beautiful and practical designs
and arrangements on display
in the shop. Everything in the
shop is a vivid reflection of
the creativity and expert
craftsmanship of Designer
Tracy Gellert and emerging
design specialist Monica
Folzman who are the owner's
principal backups and have
noteworthy experience in
designing and arranging.
From the smallest bouquet
to the largest and most elabo-
rate arrangement, the colors
and textures of both the fresh
flowers and silk arrangements
are breathtaking.
But flowers aren't all
you'll find at Woodie's Florist
and Gifts. Other featured
items include porcelain, crys-
tal, gourmet baskets, balloons,
greeting cards for appropriate
occasions, cushions, coffee
mugs, potpourri, and any
number of other collectibles,
including Rick's Wix scented
candles and others.
Jackie has also added a
bath and beauty line for the
ladies that will surely please
anyone on a gift list.
Woodie's Florist and Gifts
caters to all occasions. A flo-
ral business is primarily emo-
tion driven, and for that rea-
son they are prepared to help
you on whatever occasion
your needs raise. Whether it's
funerals, weddings, anniver-
saries, birthdays, holidays, or
just friendly occasions, they
can prepare just what it takes
to fit your event.
Weddings are one of their
specialties, and Jackie says
they become intimately
involved whenever they plan
one. If there's a wedding in
your future, Woodie's Florist
and Gifts should be included
in your itinerary!
And if perhaps you have
an idea and don't know quite

how to develop it, you are
welcome to come by or give
them a call. They will work
with you to develop your own
original concept, and in most
cases you'll come out
smelling like a rose!
As the business has
grown, so has its capability of
upgrading its technology and
other facilities. They use all
the major wire services,
including FTD (Florists'
Transworld Delivery) and
Teleflora, to insure that your
delivery is accomplished
promptly and trustworthily.
"And we offer only the best
quality products that are fit
for the '...quality customers'
that patronize our business,"
Jackie said.
And it's truly a global
business, according to their
recent activity. They sent
some arrangements to the
United Kingdom this holiday
season, which shows the
capability of the outreach they
Jackie takes pride in the
fact that the business is still
local, in spite of its worldwide
potential. As a family busi-
ness it presents the challenge
of an outside career, while
retaining local flavor and
style. She credits her husband,
Wayne, with making the
opportunity available to her,
and she says he is an integral
part of it, although he has his
own career.
Wayne is a sales associate
at Dan McKenzie Motors, and
although he says he takes a
special interest in his wife's
business, there's not much
chance that he will shorten his
own career to become a part
of it. "When a satisfied cus-
tomer leaves Woodie's Florist
and Gifts, he or she can come
own down to McKenzie
Motors and buy a GMC or
Buick or Pontiac or any other
GM certified used vehicle,"
Wayne said. "They'll be satis-
fied with the service I can fur-
nish them there, too!"

Woodie's Florist and Gifts is now under new ownership and management, and customers are
beginning to notice the difference ih the personality and style of its owner, Jackie Crutchfield.
Jackie gives her husband Wayne Crutchfield his due in making the career change available to
her but insists he will help out from time to time, if needed, despite continuing his career as a
sales associate at McKenzie Motors. Here Jackie and her husband share a special moment
together at the shop after the Christmas rush. (Photo by Obie Crain.)

There's one thing you
won't be if you visit Woodie's
Florist and Gifts, and that's a
stranger! Both Jackie and
Wayne are gregarious, outgo-
ing, friendly, and generous
people, and if you haven't met
them (and there's not many
who haven't) you'll feel right
at home with them when you
If you have time, you will
enjoy a visit to the shop. For
your on-site shopping pleas-
ure the shop is open Monday
through Friday from 8:30 a.m.
to 5:30 p.m. and from 8:30
a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays.

If you don't have time on
the spur of the moment to
come in and browse, pick up
the phone and call. The num-
ber is (850) 623-2788 in
Milton and (888) 491-2999
toll free. The numbers are
monitored 24 hours a day,
seven days a week, so that
your inquiry or order will
never be lost in the shuffle.
Prices are affordable, and
they take all the major credit
cards as well as cash. In the
event you wish to be in touch
by Internet, you may reach
the shop at its www.woodies- web site. You will
get the same excellent service

no matter what method you
use to be in touch.
At Woodie's Florist and
Gifts their motto is, "Share
love with our flowers." So
when the next occasion arises
for you to share your love, do,
it with flowers from Woodie's,
Florist and Gifts. Valentine's
day in just a few short weeks
away, and you might want to
start planning now to be sure
that your thoughts are proper-
ly and adequately shared!
Once a customer, always a
friend! At Woodie's Florist
and Gifts they take pride in
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)orts Section B

2007 Year in Sports

Softball title tops for year
By BILL GAMBLIN The final out of the game fittingly was recorded by Orr, who took a slow roller back up the middle and threw it to Kalin Lasseter at first for the final out.
It was a very busy year for sports fans in Santa Rosa County. When asked what was the secret to Pace's success Williams looked around at her team.
This spring and early summer three teams were contended for state "The secret to our success is having dedicated softball players," said Williams, who has led
titles, three local graduates were competiting on the PGA Tour, while Pace to the post season in 13 of the last 14 years. "These girls work hard and have the dream
an'LPGA hopeful logged as many frequent flier miles and ended up of winning the state title and now they have fulfilled that dream.
just one place shy of an individual state title. "They are the ones who are behind the secret."
It was also a year of the pros with Shaun Cumberland and Lasseter, who signed earlier this season with South Alabama, drove in the
Lawrence Tynes finding new cities to apply their trades, while Drew only run necessary with an RBI single in the top of the third to bring fellow sen-
Cumberland and Caleb Gindl decided to forgo college scholarships ior Lindsey McLellan in from third.
and turn pro. Pace had seven hits in the game, but more importantly did not commit an
There was plenty to report on in Santa Rosa County and it error.
was very difficult to select the Top 10 sports stories, but here is Leading the way at the plate for Pace in the finals were Katy Neal, who
what we think are the top stories of the year. went 3-for-4 with a double, and McLellan, who went 2-for-3, and
Pace has long been a softball power and in 2007 they brought received the State Farm Sportsmanship Award.
back the hardware. A close second was the year turned in on the PGA Tour by Boo
Pitching and defense mixed with some timely hitting is the Weekley.
recipe for a state title. The shooting Milton graduate took and put a near miss behind
Pace, who made their third final four appearance in the last him to win the Verizon Heritage in 2007 and qualified for the first
five years, did just that to claim their first ever state softball FedEx Cup Championship in Atlanta.
crown in Class 5A winning 1-0 over West Boca Raton for the Weekley was even honored by the Santa Rosa County Commissioners
first fast pitch softball state crown in the area. with his own day, but for the golfer who now lives in Jay everyday belongs
"It feels real good," said Pace coach Susan Williams, to him and his family.
Who has led the Lady Patriots for 20 plus seasons. "I was Weekley has been hard at it since he got this first win on the PGA Tour
glad to get the win, but more importantly I am proud of at the Verizon Heritage in Hilton Head, S.C.
these girls. "This is awesome to be honored like this by the people who watched
"They are excited and I don't really think it has sunk me grow up," said Weekley who helped fill the commissioner's meet-
in just yet." ing room with supporters. "I just wish they would have made it my
The Lady Patriots (25-5), who allowed only one run birthday (July 23) so it would have been a lot easier to remember."
in its four-playoff games, used a team effort to secure the Having his family on hand made the day extra special as he
win in Plant City, Fla. share the moment with his son Parker who joined him during the
Pace starter Kira Orr allowed the first two West Boca proclamation presentation.
Raton batters reach base in the seventh the Lady Patriots Weekley admitted his first career win would have been
tightened things up. extra special if his family could have been a part of it.
"I told myself I hope we do this," said Off. "Then I "I wish my family would have been there," said
reminded myself to have faith and that there was no rea- .o Weekley. "If my wife (Karen) and son (Parker) would have
son to believe we wouldn't. been there I probably would have broken down and cried
"Our defense was strong and I knew they would make my eyes out.
the play." "It would have been nice for .my family, especially on
Third baseman McKenzie Vaughn charged a Becky Kalmus my daddy's side just to see it."
bunt and then turned to gun down the lead runner at third as For th ree weeks Weekley has ben
Brittany Dowdle covered third for the force in :demand a great deal with
"I think everyone held their breathronthet-Jay~ said Orr. "But appearances on tJb imRome
Coach Williams works with us on those types of situations all the how, ESPN's Cold Pizza,
time. and other demands since
meay getting his first PGA
Out two came as Kirstyn Joiner leaped out of her crouch from gt his first PGA
behind the plate to catch a popped up bunt attempt by Mallory Soffin Tour victory.
and nearly doubled off Kalmus at first. See TOP Page 2B

Wednesday-January 2, 2008



Continued From Page One
"For the last two to three
weeks I have been hard at it,"
said Weekley. "But I think I
got a lot more attention from
the media after I missed the
putt at the Honda Classic."
In honoring the Santa
Rosa native the commission-
ers also referred to Weekley as
an ambassador.
"You have been a great
reflection of Santa Rosa
County with the humility and
easy you show on the tour,"
said Commissioner Gordon
Goodin. "You are truly an
ambassador of Santa Rosa
County and I personally can't
think of anyone better."
When Weekley won the
wind delayed Verizon
Heritage very little work was
accomplished as workers in
the county offices were trying
to get a glimpse at a television.
"We hung on every shot
on Monday," said County
Commission Chairman Tom
Stewart, who played golf with
Weekley on the Alabama BBQ
Circuit. "You gave us all a
thrill with that amazing victo-
"You deserve everything
you get."
Weekley, who gets his ath-
letic talent from his mother
Patsy, took up the game as a
youth and very did quit.
"Boo got his athletic abili-
ty from his mom who is a five
time All-State Softball player
in Alabama,", said Tommy
Weekley, Boo's father. "All he
got from me was the Weekley
But to (Thomas Brent)
Weekley it is still just a game.
"Family means a lot to
me, that is just the way I was
raised," said Boo Weekly.
"Golf is just a game, but
everything I do is about my
wife and son.
"All I can do is thank the
good Lord I play the game as
good as I do to make a living."
With his first career PGA
Tour victory Weekley has
earned a two-year exemption
and has, earned the right to
play at the Masters.
"Augusta is a dream," said
Weekley. "Just the history of
the course with Jack Nicklaus,
Arnold Palmer, and my
favorite Ben Hogan.
"All of those guys mean
so much to the history of the
game and then today's great
one Tiger as well next year
will be awesome."
Weekley would make
news at the British Open, but
was nothing compared to
earning over $2.6-million.
Story number three is the
five game winning streak Pace
has put together over Milton,
while keeping the Bronze hel-
met now for four years run-
The fifth win ironically
came in the second round of
the 2007 Class 4A Football
Playoffs, which the Patriots
easily won 27-3
The Battle for the Bronze
helmet was not for the faint of
Pace for the fourth con-
secutive year won the helmet
17-10, and needed some hero-
ics to secure a leg up on its
District 1-4A title chase.
Pace was up 17-10 with
2:39 left on the clock and
Milton starting at their own 20
with two timeouts.
Anthony Loomis got the
Milton fans on their feet with
a 12 yard runs while Dedrick
Simmons kept the drive going
with a 19 yard run.
Dustin Land called his
own number for a nine-yard
gain and suddenly Milton was
at the Pace 40.
A personal foul against
Pace and an 11-yard pass from
Land to Ryan Ware put the
Panthers on Pace's 19.
With time running out
Milton was forced to pass
after taking their final timeout
with just under 30 seconds on
the clock.
Land dropped back to pass
and three a strike over the

middle, but Pace's Dustin
Retherford stepped in the line
and intercepted the ball to
secure the win.
"This was a great win,"
said Pace Head Coach Mickey
Lindsey.."I thanks the Lord for

this kids and how hard they
played for this win.
"There is a lot of pressure
with this game and the kids
stepped up an showed the
character and I am very proud
of these kids."
For the second year in a
row the Patriots scored on
their last possession to win the
This time it was Riley
Hawkins who capped an 80-
yard drive as he was on the
receiving end of a 20-yard
pass from Aaron Munoz.
"It was a good play select-
ed by our offensive coordina-
tor," said Hawkins. "The line
did a great job blocking and
Aaron scrambled just enough
for us to make the big play
when we needed it."
Story number four was the
MLB June Draft where two
Patriots found that dreams can
come true.
As history was made this
past June as Santa Rosa
County saw two Pace Patriots
get selected on the first day of
the Major League Baseball
entry draft.
Shortstop Drew
Cumberland was taken in the
supplemental first round, bet-
ter known as the sandwich
round, by the San Diego
Padres with the 46th overall
Cumberland and team-
mate Caleb Gindl started the
waiting game at 1 p.m. local
As Cumberland took his
call at 4:37 p.m. he learned the
Padres had selected him,
Gindl still had another three
plus hour ahead of him before
he was selected by the
Milwaukee Brewers in the
fifth round with the 161st
overall pick.
"I was getting a little tense
watching the picks on the
Internet," said Cumberland,
who became the highest play-
er selected in Pace history. "I
was expecting to go a little bit
higher, but it is all good.. .t
"I remember playing in
the East Coach Showcase for
Padres area scout Bob Fallitie
and I wore a Padres uniform in
that game."
Cumberland was the first
number one selection from the
Emerald Coast since Travis
Fryman was drafted in the first
round back in 1987.

Central Basketball Head Coach Tony McDonald is congratulated by his players after reaching the 600 career win milestone.
Press Gazette file photo

He also sets a new stan-
dard for the highest Patriot
selected as the previous mark
was when Thad Busby was
selected in the fourth round by
the Toronto Blue Jays, but
Busby opted for a college
football career at Florida State
Drew becomes the second
Cumberland to be selected as
his brother Shaun, who was
playing with the Montgomery
Biscuits before a trade later in
2006, was selected in the 10th
round by the Tampa Bay Devil
Rays back in 2003.
"I come from a baseball
family," said Cumberland. "I
have always been around the
game and love it."
Family and friends of
Caleb Gindl saw a very com-
petitive young man go on a
roller coaster ride with his
emotions before he Wa, finally
selected by the Brewers with
their fourth pick overall in the
"It has been a crazy day,"
said Gindl around five o'clock
Thursday night. "I will go sit
down, try to sleep, and the go
walk outside."
Before the day even start-
ed, Gindl was at the PARA

Former Milton Panther Adam Allen is seen getting a hip check in
the lane as he goes in for a dunk against Pensacola High School
in the Panther's Den last basketball season. The summer was an
interesting one for Allen, who was one of three area signees to
the SEC in 2007.

Pace players and cheerleaders celebrate their fourth consecutive victory over the Milton Panthers
during the regular season and made it five in a row during the post season.

Sportsplex to help Pace Head
Coach Charlie Warner with a
baseball camp.
"Going out to the camp
helped me a little today," said
Gindl. "But the kids at the
very end started asking me
questions and I started to get
"But I like working with
the kids at camps like that. It is
fun for me."
For Gindl, he had an idea
of the clubs who were interest-
ed in him as when it was their
turn to pick in each round he
and his father Steven along
with other family members
would gather in the kitchen to
And as the rounds went
from the third, to the fourth,
and then to the start of the
fifth, Gindl was resigned to the
fact a pro career might not be
in his future.
Then at 7:18 his cell
phone rang.
"I can't say anything for
three minutes," said Gindl as
he got off of his cell phone.,
But he walked over to his
computer and said come on
While Gindl was watching
the computer, his former high
school coach Charlie Warner
was on his cell phone.
"I was coaching a youth
team in a game in Crestview
when my cell phone rang,"
said Warner. "We were on
defense and I was sitting on a
bucket of baseballs when the
phone rang and I didn't recog-
nize the area code. So I
answered it.
"It was a scout and he
asked me if Gindl really want-
ed to sign. He told me they
were looking at picking him in
the next 10 picks and then he
told me Caleb has just been
taken by Milwaukee."
Story five belongs to
Central Coach Tony
McDonald for reaching win
No. 600 in late January.
It would be difficult to say

who was more relieved in
Allentown Tuesday Coach
Tony McDonald or his play-
In a testament to longevity
as a coach, the Jaguars gave
McDonald his 600th career
win as a coach with a 53-48
win over Rocky Bayou.
"After Friday night I am
glad it ended tonight," said
McDonald, who has been the
head coach at Central for 22 of
his 26 years as a coach.
For his players it was a
time to put up or shut up.
"We told each other in the
locker room before the game
that tonight we needed to put
up or shut up," said senior
Keith Germann, who led the
Jaguars with 18 points and 21
rebounds. "If we didn't back
up what we said tonight, then
we didn't deserve to be out on
the floor."
Despite taking a 14-9 lead
and holding on to a 23-20
halftime advantage the
Jaguars looked a little flat and
were having trouble getting
their shots to fall.
"I don't know if it was
coming off the loss Friday or

Press Gazette file photo
what be we were just flat in
the first half," said McDonald.
"We missed some point blank
shots and in the third quarter it
came down to us missing and
them making their shots."
That third quarter had
every Jaguar fan on the edge
of their seat wondering how
long the quest for 600 was
going to go as Rocky Bayou
went up at one point by five,
30-25, a couple of minutes in
the third quarter.
"I don't know what was
going on," said Logan
Campbell, who finished the
game with 16 points and 10
rebounds. "I just couldn't get
the ball to fall in."
Germann and Campbell
were glad to see McDonald
get his 600th win, but stated it
didn't add any pressure to
them during the game.
Then in the fourth quarter
the Jaguars used an 8-3 run to
take the lead for good aid
secure the win for McDonald.
"We made an adjustment
on offense and went to a trian-
gle set which gave us the one-
on-one match up we were
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Former Patriot Caleb Gindl was not a secret for long after he
made his appearance in the Pioneer League and won the batting
title with an average of .372.

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looking for," said McDonald.
When asked about win
600, McDonald reflected back
to his first game as a coach
against Pensacola Christian
Academy and a one point
"If you would have asked
me then about coaching this
long or 600 career wins I
would have laughed," admitted
McDonald. "I am glad to have
coached this long, but I don't
know if I would have advised
someone to coach at one
school as long as I have.
"Sometimes people take
things for granted and that is
not good in the coaching pro-
Story six is Pace going 13-

1 for the second time in three
years, but they have yet to get
past the Class 4A Semi-Finals.
For the second time in
three years it was Pace coming
up short against Nease High in
Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
In 2007 it too Nease four
overtimes to win a single point
decision 49-48.
After trailing by 15 points
at the start of the fourth quarter
the Patriots (13-1) came back
and forced four overtime peri-
ods as the game was decided
by an extra point called wide
right by the officials off the
foot of Eric Martinez.
"We just came up short
tonight," said Pace Head
Coach Mickey Lindsey, whose

team tied the record for the
longest playoff game set last
season when Bartow defeated
Wauchula Hardee 37-31 in
four overtimes in the Region 1-
3A final. "We tried everything
tonight. Some of it worked and
some of it didn't.
"It was a heck of a game."
Airi Johnson fought his
way into the end zone on third
and goal to keep the Patriots
hopes alive of a fifth overtime
period, but those hopes were
dashed as Martinez collapsed
to the sandy turf as the officials
indicated his extra point was no
Johnson, who led Pace
with 34 yards rushing and two
touchdowns, showed just how

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Milton Baseball
:Registration: The City of
SMilton has started its 2008
baseball registration.
Registration is open to
boys and girls ages 7 to 14, as
Sof April 31st.
Boys and girls age 7 and
8 play coach pitch, while
ages 9-14 play kids pitch.
You can register at the
Milton Community Center
SMonday through Friday noon
Sto 8 p.m. or on Saturday from
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
SRegistration will contin-
ue through Feb. 28 or when
the teams are full.
Fees this season are $85
for one child and $75 for each
child with two or more regis-
For more information call
Pelican Training
Academy: The Pelicans
Training Academy announces
today the dates of the 2008
Spring All-Pro Baseball
SAcademy "Preseason Tune-
SUp." The "Preseason Tune-
Up" is set to begin Thursday,
Jan. 10 at the Pelicans
Training. Academy located at
4920 N Davis Highway.
The "'Ptr`6s ses Tune-
Up" is an opportunity for an
Athlete to receive profession-
al instruction and prepare for
the upcoming baseball sea-

son. The goal is to teach
baseball fundamentals that
can be used from youth
leagues to major leagues.
This academy is for the
young player who sincerely
wished to learn and improve
their skills.
The program will be bro-
ken up into two sessions; the
first session will be for grades
3 5 and the second session
for grades 6 8. Both ses-
sions will meet every
Monday and Thursday.
Roster space is limited to
the first 30 athletes per age
Pensacola Pelicans Field
Manager Mac Seibert will be
directing this program, along
with several other profession-
al instructors. Former Major
League player and General
Manager of the Pensacola
Pelicans, Talmadge Nunnari,
Chicago Cubs Area Scout,
Mike Valerazo, and speed,
strength, and agility coach,
Dr. Sally Ford will all be pro-
viding their expertise during
the clinic.
For more information,
please call 850-572-3356.-, ,
Youth football tourney:
T"i~r nTianfh'd"ii1 'Cr"Tsaders
Minor League Football team
will be hosting a youth foot-
ball Tournament in

Team Registration will
start December 9 Please see
the tournament web page for
more info at www.gridiron-
The tournament will be
held January 11,12,13, 2008.
there will be a fee of $150.00
per team to play.
Hurricane Junior Golf
Tour: The Hurricane Junior
Golf Tour will be holding a
tournament January 5-6 at the
Moors in Milton.
This tournament is for
boys and girls between the
ages of 12-18 and is a nation-
ally ranked junior golf event.
The Hurricane Junior
Golf Tour is offering free
memberships and is designed
to conduct nationally ranked
tournaments on courses
throughout Florida, Georgia,
South Carolina, and
For more information or
to register for the tournament
visit their website at
More activities can be
found at
Look for the box, called
'Things to Do'.
There you cian'B dHck on
.activities by zip code or
activity. And you are also
more than welcome to enter
your events there as well.

hard it was to gain those few
"It was a very physical
game out there," said Johnson.
"But we gave it our all as a
team and never did quit the
whole game as a team.
"Because of that I knew I
wasn't going to quit on that
final run till I crossed the goal
Pace took its first lead of
the game at 7-3 when Aaron
Munoz hit senior Riley
Hawkins for an 80 yard touch-
down strike down the left side-
line with 3:29 remaining in the
first quarter.
They would not see the
lead again until the first over-
time period when Martinez
nailed a 23 yard field goal to
make it 32-39.
Pace's defense once again
had an answer for another
offensive juggernaut as they
intercepted Ted Stachitas twice
in the fourth quarter.
Lindsey was disappointed
and hurting as much as his
players following the end of
the game, but he was hurting
more for his kids.
"These kids are winners
and have been winners all sea-
son long," said Lindsey.
"These kids are going to hurt
for awhile, but that one point
won't take anything away
these young men have accom-
"It was a great year when
you finish 13-1. We just fin-
ished one point short."
Number seven was the hot
stick Gindl was swinging in the
minor leagues.
Gindl is not as much of a
secret as he was this past June
when the Milwaukee Brewers
took him in the fifth round.
At one point the 19 year
old, who was named to the
Pioneer League All-Star
Squad, was batting .490 and
had a 12 game hitting streak for
the Helena Brewers.
Gindl won the Pioneer
League batting crown with an
average of .372, and was
assigned to the Brewers Single
A affiliate in West Virginia for
the post season.
He finished his first year as
a pro with 77 hits in 20' at bats
with 22 doubles, three triples,
and five home runs.
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Despite his shy demeanor,
Brett Swanson was a big man
on campus at Pace High
School in his younger days.
On Wednesday the former
Patriot enjoyed a heroes wel-
come on what was Brett
Swanson Day.
"This is definitely special,"
said Swanson, who played on
the back-to-back National
Champion Florida Gator
teams. "Never in my wildest
dreams did I imagine one title
let alone two.
"After graduating from
Pensacola Junior College I was
excited to be a part of a pro-
gram at that level."
What most doesn't know is
how hard Swanson worked to
be a part of the Gators program
as a walk-on.
But one particular coach
knew the size of Swanson's
heart and that was former Pace
Head Coach Sean Twitty.
"I remember this young
and small sophomore came up
and told me he wanted to be on
the varsity team," recalled
Twitty, who is now Dean of
Students at King Middle
School. "He told me he wanted
to get better and he wanted to
practice against the best to get
"He was on the varsity for
three years and during that time
he worked harder than player I
have ever coached. Brett is a
prime example if you focus on
your goal and work hard
enough anything is possible."
Despite the clock striking
midnight on his basketball
career in Atlanta on April 2,
Swanson knew he was going to
be a part of something special
after visiting Florida.
"I knew there was some-
thing special about this team
when I first met the players,"
said Swanson. "During my
visit everyone was talking
about how the team had lost a
lot and they didn't have much
coming back.
"But I realized I had
stepped into something special
because the guys genuinely
care about each other and win-
ning meant the most' to every-
Now Swanson is focusing
on completing his engineering
degree as he prepares for sum-
mer school, while working on a
special design to represent
Florida's back-to-back titles in
Swanson reached his goal
to compete with the game's
elite, despite some struggles he
faced while playing for his
father Paul at Pensacola Junior
"It got to a point for me at
PJC were I was struggling and
frustrated," said Swanson. "I
was playing the game to the
best of my ability and not being
recruited to play at the Division
I level.
"I tried to work harder and
it finally took a toll."
Swanson did not get a lot
of minutes as a member of the
Gators, but he was a part of the
team and living his dream of
playing Division-I ball.
"This experience has
taught me that you can't guar-
,antee hard work will play off,"
'"said Swanson. "But if you
don't work hard it wont."
Number nine was the
Southeastern Conference inva-
sion in golf,. basketball, and
Haley Millsap was the golf
selection as she signed this past
November with the University
of Mississippi.
Millsap doesn't know
when to leave the course
except for when it becomes
"I have to go golfing," said
Millsap, who earned a silver
medal at the 2006 FHSAA
Girls 3A State Golf
Tournament. "I wake up early
so I can go.
"It is not something I have
to do it is something I want to
do. I like working on my
A typical day for this
golfer starts at 5:45 when she

wakes up to get ready for
school and the day part ends at
2:15 p.m. That is when she
realizes she has 30 minutes to
get to the course, when she gets
home after dark it is time for
her schoolwork.
"I have teachers wanting
me to stay after school at times
to do make-up work and other

stuff," said Millsap. "But I
remind them I have to get to
the course and work on my
game while there is still day-
light left."
Now she hopes to be a cog
in what is a very successful
team at the University of
"Coach (Michele
Drinkard) is wanting to devel-
op a very competitive team and
I am glad she feels I can be a
part of that," said Millsap. "I
hope my hard work will pay off
and I can be a part of her devel-
oping a successful program
with the golfers we sign while I
am there."
Jay's Brandt Hendricks is
one of the most softspoken
young men you would ever
meet, but behind that devilish
grin is someone you don't want
to meet on the field of athletics.
Hendricks, who is a three-
sport letterman at Jay High
School, signed to pitch at the
University of Alabama.
"When you are a kid you
dream of playing high school
sports and in high school it
goes to college," said
Hendricks. "Now I get to live
out that dream and who knows
where it could go from there."
Some think it could
involve a professional baseball
career as some are looking at
drafting Hendricks, but he isn't
thinking about that now.
"I don't know or want to
think about that," said
Hendricks. "If it happens it
"I am just going to do the
best that I can wherever I am."
Milton's Adam Alien
decided early to play for coach
Billy Donovan and the two-
time defending national cham-
pion University of Florida
Gators, he wasn't ready for the
summer roller coaster ride.
Allen, like the rest of the
state, watched the soap opera
of Donovan's career choice
unfold in the national media.
As Donovan was
announced as the Orlando
Magic's head coach Allen took
a wait and see attitude.
"I am looking at who they
bring in to be the next coach,"
said Allen, who is one of three
in state recruits signed by
Donovan before the Gators
won their second consecutive
national championship. "When
I find out who the new coach
will be then I will weigh my
At number ten we had a tie
between Shaun Cumberland
being traded from the Tampa
Bay Devil Rays to the
Cincinnati Reds and Lawence
Tynes being traded to the New
York Giants.
Draft Day could make
some players expendable.
After the NFL Draft Tynes,
a Milton High graduate,
learned how important Kansas
City's fifth round selection of
Justin Medlock was to his
Tynes was traded to the
New York Giants for a condi-
tional draft choice.
For the previous three sea-
son Tynes has accounted for
100 plus points since he beat
out Morten Anderson, the
NFL's career field goal leader,
in training camp for the starting
During his three year
career as the Chiefs' starter
Tynes has connected on 68 of
86 field goal attempts, which
includes hitting six of 11 from
beyond 50 yards, and 137 of
141 extra point conversions.
Shaun Cumberland spent
some time living out of a suit-
case after he was part of a four-
player deal between the Tampa
Bay Devil Rays and the
Cincinnati Reds.
News of the trade seemed
to be a shock to everyone
"I was shocked to learn I
had been traded," said
Cumberland in a telephone
interview from Huntsville. "I
was not expecting this at all.
"But in the back of my
mind I figured there were some
options for some of us with the

current players the Devil Rays
have in the big leagues."
Shaun Cumberland and
infielder Jorge Cantu along
with some cash were traded to
the Reds for two pitchers -
right-hander Calvin Medlock
and left-hander Brian
Shackelford along with

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Corporate tax services.
Specializin in deliquent
taxes. Milton area.

Jordan's Family
Child Care
has openings for all
ages. Outside playtime &
inside playtime arts,
ABC's & 123's.( serve
breakfast, lunch and
snacks. Open Mon-Fri.
and some weekends.

additional clients.
Over 15 years
of experience!
References available
upon request
Call: 9946236

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*Sidewalks*AII Phases of
Concrete*Concrete Re-
moval Residential & Com-
Free Estimates.

In Home Senior Care
10 years experience and
certified medical assis-
tant/CPR. Please call
Donna 850-377-1139

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Border to Border
Fence & Deck
All types o fencing in-
stalled and repaired,
Specializing in privacy
fencing and wooden
decks. Our privacy
fences are built wih
SCREWS. Free Estimates.

Coker's Lawn &
Tractor Service. From
trimming to tractor work.
Clean-ups, raking, iaul-
ing, mowing bush'ogg-
ing, dirt work. Reasona-
ble rates free estimates.
Licensed & Insured.

New Hope
Painting &
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*Pressure cleaning
homes, decks, patios, -
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molin panelin
install cabnits, bud
decks, trim, base &
Family owned business,
over 30 years.
Call the Ericksens today
(850) 723-2550 or

Stewart's Tractor
Tree & stump removal,
debris removal & storm
cleanup, bush hogging &
discing, land clearing,
backhoe work,
demolition & hauling
516-1801 or 675-4291
Licensed & Insured

Fournier's Tree
Service & Stump
Free Estimates
Best price uaranteedll
15% Senior Citizen
Specializing in hard to
reach areas, any size
stump removal & root
pruning. Licensed &
nsured. 550-292-9192
Family owned and
Pace & Milton


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Lost Puppy
8 weeks old. Lost near
Community Center. In be-
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Poodle mix. Lost on Dec.
24th. Please call

2100- Pets
2110,- Pets: Free to
Good Home
2120 Pet Supplies
2130 Farm Animals/
2140 Pets/Livestock

Free to good home.
Male Lab7Maltese mix, 2
years old, white with
spots. Shots are up to
date. 623-6602


12,500 sqft horse
boarding facility, well
water, lighted areana.
20 stalls, feed rooms,
tack rooms, wash racks,
large hay storage. Great
location. 850-675-1646

3110 -Appliances
3120 -Arts & Crafts
3130- Auctions
3140 -Baby Items
3150 Building Supplies
3160 Business
3170 Collectibles
3180- Computers,
3190 Electronics
3200 Firewood
3220 Furniture
3230 Garage/Yard Sales
3240 Guns
3250 Good Things to Eat
3260 Health & Fitness
3270 Jewelry/Clothing
3280 --Machinery/
3290 Medical Equipment
3300 Miscellaneous
3310 Musical Instruments
3320 Plants & Shrubs/
3330 Restaurant/Hotel
3340- Sporting Goods
3350 Tickets (Buy & Sell)
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Smooth Top Stove
Washer & Dryer, orta-
ble dishwasher, 18ft.x4ft.
above around pool.

Handmade solid wood
full size hope' chest ready
now. 850-393-3238.

Carrier Heat
Pump Condenser
2 ton. Coastal series, in
ood condition, $00.

MED-LIFT Quality reclin-
ing, lift chair. Brand
Newly X-tra wide brown,
with battery back up.
Was $10,30, asking
$750. dall 626-400

Due to illness must
sell professional size
Air Hockey table, less
than 2 years old and
played about 3 times.
$2 00. 2-Antique
milk cans $100.00
firm. 994-1549 after

LG Cell Phone
Home and Cr chargers
for LG cell phone. $20
for both. Call 362-8868
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I Now Hiring

Evenings after 9pm. All floor surfaces, lock
rooms, mirrors, trash removal, etc.
Need experienced & dependable crew to ke
business consistently clean.
Full Time Sales/Fitness Trainer

(Manager Trainee)
Fast paced environment/great benefits!
Includes phone work to set appointments &
motivate members. Individual & Team goals
plus bonuses. Must be friendly, energetic team
player. 850-994-3774

4100o I 6100 6110 6110
Ean 800-$3200 MtonMilton Milton
monthly to drive brand Commericial Bldg. 2/1 newly emodeled Luxury Ap
new cars with ads placed for sale or lease, on $650/mth 626-4266 valuable Jnuay st
on them Stewart St 1500 SQ2/BR 2/BA, ceramic tile
on them. Stewart St., 1500 SQ floors, replace, laundry FT. Showroom, office Milton floo land d
with shop. High traffic 2/BR 1/BA near Whit- room $600 damage de-
area. in Field $535/mth sit 650 monthly rent.
206-4008 arbe included. 623-2500
Kon 6 mbie Realty Na g
377-6787 or 626-8959 Navarre- Lg WF I br,
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6110- Apartments
6120 Beach Rentals
6130 Condo/Townhouse
6140 House Rentals
6150 Roommate Wanted
6160 Rooms for Rent
6170 Mobile Home/Lot
6180 Out-of-Town Rentals
6190 Timeshare Rentals
6200 Vacation Rentals

6100 I
Commerical Location
on Stewart Street. Multi-
le offices convient.loca-
tion. $600 per m6nth +
security. 324-8337

All utilities included,
Downtown Milton, Living
space 2200 sq ft. on
water, large fireplace,
AC/HC, patio, ormal liv-
ingroom, diningroom,
breakfast bar any disabil-
ities, furnished, cable TV,
microwave, small appli-
ances, private parking,
$795+ Dep.
2/1 Clean, quiet, wash-
er/dryer hoo.kups.
$525/mth $475/dep.
2/1 Duplex New appli-
ances and carpet. Cen-
tral heat & air. Wash-
er/Dryer hook-ups.

2/BR 1/BA, ceramic
tile floors, laundry room.
$600 damage deposit
$600 monthTy ren.
Available January 1 st.
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*2/1 Home 6737 Ven-
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Santa Rosa Realty

East Milton 3bed
2bath new home Close
to 1-10 in east Milton.
$800. mth. 393-3238.

Rentals 2 & 3
bedrooms. $400-$650
per month. Call
3/BR 1/BA, carport
utility room, stove and
frig. furnished. Newly
renovated. $550/mth
$400/dep. No pets.
6515 Skyline Dr.
400.00dep Central
H/A W/D hooh-up, new
6731 West Walker
Street (904)272-5757
4/BR 1/BA 2600
SQFT large kitchen,
laundry, ten, livingroom,
lots of storage anc clos-
ets, carport. $825/mth
Some pets wel-
Move In Special
1st month FREE with ap-
proved credit & 12
month leases.3/BR
2/BA, double car gar-
age. Military clause hon-
ored. $925/mth
$800/deposit. Call

North Milton
3/BR 2/BA
6573 Sinclair St. Total
Electric, CHA, no ets.
$800/mth $500/dep.
Bay Crest Realty

S 6140 1 -617
North Milton Milton
3BR/2BA 6560 Imeriol DBL.Wide private, near
De. $900/mth town, L 2/BR 2/BA
$500/deposit. MYRICK Appl. W/D CHA.
Properties 512-5445 $6 O/mth 623-8511 Iv.
Pace msg.
3578 Acy Lowery Rd.
Spacious brick home with Milton
a large, enclosed pool. FK 2/BR total electric.
3.5 acres. 5br/4.5 Screened in porch on
baths; 3614 SF $1,950 corner lot. East Gate Mo-
per month. Call bile Home Ranch
478-4607 Eric Gleaton 626-8973
Really, Inc.
North Milton
Z3/1 private lot no ets,
total electric. $25 /mth
$300 dep. Bay Crest
6 150 | Really 994-791 8

Looking for person who
would li e to share large,
2 story home, with retired
nurse. Downtown Milton
on creek. $495/mth must
have references.
850-983-8195. Appoint-
ment only. Lots of extra
work for man or woman
if desired. 2 acres, very

2 br, 1 ba MH $475
mo+dep. & ref. Section 8
accepted 850-499-7412

2-Mobile Homes, nice,
clean & quiet. No pets.
$400/damage deposit.
Help with the st mths
rent. 995-1717

West Milton
2/2 on private lot, total
electric, no pets.
$525/mth $300/dep.
Bay Crest Really

West Milton
3/BR 2/BA on private
lot. Total electric, no pets.
5105 Rideway Bd.

'Badad Bay LCrest Realry
2/BR 1/BA water & 994-7918
garbage furnished. No
,pets. 623-6055
3/1.5 bath, total elec-
tric, recently remodeled.
Covered porch $395
plus deposit. 994-8865
or 994-6212
East Milton
3/2 on private lot, no
ets, total electric.
$50mth $300/dep. 7100 Homes
Bay Crest Really 7110 Beach Home/
994-7918 Property
____7120 Commercial
Milton 7130 Condo/Townhouse
2/1 Mobile Home near 7140 Farms & Ranches
Whitin Field $450/mth 7150 Lots and Acreage
$450/securit 7160 Mobile Homes
Don Cumbie ealty 7170 Waterfront
Call:Barbara 377-6787 7180 Investment
or 626-8959 Property
____ 7190 Out-of-Town
Milton Real Estate
2/BR 1/BA FDR on Av- 7200 Timeshare
alon Blvd. Total Electric,
Milton 710
2/BR totally renovated. --
$350/mth Milton
200/deposit. No pets. 1100+ SQFT. of uiet
983-7259 country living. Lg. 2/BR
Mio 2/BA, porch, carport,
Milton CHA, Appl. on 1 acre. 4
Country. Living .miles from Milton.
Peaceful, quiet &clean. $62000Call:
3/2 on 1 acre with $62000. Call:
fenced playyard, storarge_______9
shed washer/dryer. Min-
utes from lakes, creek & Milton
horse stables. 2/BR 2/BA CHA,
Non-smoking remodeled. Excellent lo-
environment. cation. 5405 Alabama
$575mth/$575dep. Street. $58 000 firm.
957-1001 850-623-5581

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Over 50 Years In Business
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Electrical Contracting
Business. For Sale by
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tion. Building, property
and all inventory includ-
ing vehicles.More than
years of established
business. Owner retiring.

3/2 ( .U.D.) OK
3/2 refurbished 1996
all electric mobile home
$650mo $600dep.
H.U.D. ok with good
refs. off of Dalisa Rd. No
Cats/No Dogs. Move in
first week Jan. 981-9397

4plex for sale
Good rental history
$210,000.00 or
make an offer

New Orleans,
in Historic Faubourg
Marigny District. Minutes
from French Quarter. 2
story Craftsman cottage
with architectural ea-
tures, off street parking,
balcony view of the Mar-
ainy and Downtown
New Orleans, skyline.
9.5' ceilings, warm hard
wood floors, rear deck.
No water
Damage due to
Ask for Greg (504)

8100 -Antique & Collectibles
8110 Cars
8120 Sports Utility Vehicles
8130 -Trucks
8140 -Vans
8150 Commercial
8160 Motorcycles
8170 Auto Parts
& Accessories
8210 Boats
8220 Personal Watercraft
8230 Sailboats
8240 Boat & Marine
8310 Aircraft/Aviation
8320 ATV/Off Road Vehicles
8330 Campers & Trailers
8340- Motorhomes

2000 Dodge Intrepid
white/tinted windows.
92,000 miles. $5500
obo. Excellent condition,
new tires (last year.
beautiful interior. CD
player. 1 owner. Gets
8-30 mpg 675-4019 or

Pay Cash for junk cars
or trucks. Running or not.
Call: 983-9527 or

1992 Jeep Wrangler 4
cylinder, Cood condition.
$4000. 512-5445

2006 Kia Serento EX
Private owner under
warranty, 15,500 miles,
showroom clean.
$16,900 firm.
850-665-3265 Milton

2006 Toyota Avalon,
Touring. Like new, excel-
lent condition, one
owner driven only lo-
cally. Power package,
fully loaded man ex-
tras sun roof, dark red
with black leather inte-
rior. 14,300 miles. Must
sell $23.500 obo Call:

1998 Ford F150
Extended cab, Bedliner,
new tires, power win-
dows & doors, cruise, tilt
wheel, AT/AC/CD
79,000 miles. Excellent
condition. Below NADA
retail $8500 obo


Looking for
Dead 2000 Yamaha
GP800 waverunner (or
compatable year) to rob
or buy parts off. Please
call 864-5745. Leave
message if no answer.

7.5 Mercury outboard,
electric start motor; long
shaft excellent condition

25 Different Floor Plans
to Choose From
$64,100 to $144,100
$2,000 Cash Back
at Closin
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vintage class race car.
Bahi chasis $4500. no
motor or trans. $8000.
ready to race

4100 Help Wanted
4110 Restaurants/Clubs
4120 Sales
4130 Employment

Driver Trainees
Needed. No CDL? No
Problems Earn up to
$900/wk. Home week-
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* Cathedral Ceiling in Great Room Spacious Kitchen with Custom Cabinets
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