Dixie County advocate
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Title: Dixie County advocate
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Language: English
Publisher: Rose O. Chavous
Place of Publication: Cross City Fla
Creation Date: May 5, 2005
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Dixie -- Cross City
Coordinates: 29.635278 x -83.124722 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1922?
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.. Rberpr Weer Without fail, iimne 3ulp 1, 1921

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"The Only Newspaper & Official Orgai

Vol. 83, No. 19, 1 Section, 20 Pages

.. ..e-mail: editor@dcadvocate.net

Thursday, May 5, 2005

"Home of the World's Only 4-Headed Swamp Cabbage"


'Each year the Advocate
features, two area mothers as
part of our Mother's 'Day
Celebration. This year's
honorees are Mrs. Glennie
,iines Stevenson and Mrs.
Hattie Collins Johnson.
SMrs. Glennie Hines
Stevenson was born on March
'14, 1919 at Hines, Florida to

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Mrs. Glennie
Hines Stevenson
Joe and Mollie Hines. At the
time Hines was located in
Lafayette County, but in 1921
that portion of Lafayette
became what we know as
Dixie County.
The Hines homestead was
located across 8-Mile Creek
Bridge, approximately 1-V2
miles from Tiger Ridge. The
community of Hines was
founded b\ Mrs. Glennie's
great grandfather. John Wesle)
Hines. The old homestead is
gone now, but not the
memories of three generations.
Mrs. Glennie was the 5th of
8 children. Her two sisters and
five brothers have all passed,
as her parents have.
Life back in the early
1920's was. quit different from
today. Mrs. Glennie noted that
during the Depression Era,
life's basic necessities were
cherished like gold. "You

didn't waste an\thine'." she
stated. Known, ,for her
excellent cooking now, back
then Mrs. Glennie's sister
Maggie did the cooking. "They
didn't want me to cook,
because they didn't want me to
burn it up," she said. "You
see, food was hard to come by
those days and we had to be
careful." \la2.zie would later
be an important influence in
Mrs. Glinnie's cooking, along
with her mother-in-law.
School was also .a part of
those early years. She attended
school at both Tiger Ridge and
Cooks Hammock. The one-

Mrs. Hattie Bell
Collins Johnson
room school houses are all but
a memory in the minds of
those, children who grew up in
early Dixie County, but good
memories they are.
In January of 1935, Mrs.
Glennie married Angus
Stevenson. They had four
children, June Stevenson
Tucker, Ann Stevenson Bass,
Robert Lewis Stevenson and
an infant daughter, Patsy Ann
Stevenson who died only hours
after her birth.
The Stevenson family lived
for a brief period of time in
Mt. Dora where Angus was
See "MOTHERS"page 5

Bell Resident Fatally Iniured
Area Accidents
By Terri Langford Staff Writer
In the early afternoon on Tuesday, May 3rd, the Cross City
Police and Dixie emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle
accident at the intersection of US 19 and CR 351.
As of press time investigators were still at the scene. However
two victims were transported to a Gainesville hospital, the driver
of a green compact car and his 11-year-old male passenger. Details
to follow in next week's Advocate.
Cross City Police are asking persons who might have witnessed
Ithe accident to please contact them at 498-3507.

*Dixie emergency personnel work quickly to stabilize and transport
:this victim of an accident this past Tuesday, which occurred at the
:intersection of US 19 and CR 351.
The first accident to report occurred on April 29th, five miles
'north of Bell on CR 340. According to a press release from the
Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), Lucinda Gail Hines, 30 of Bell,
Florida, was traveling west of CR 340 while Wesley L. Langford
and his family were traveling east on CR 340. For unknown
Seasons, Hineq veered off into the path of Langford and striking the
left front side of his vehicle. The Langford car spun out of control,
coming to rest ori the south shoulder facing north.
Wesley L. Langford was pronounced deceased at the scene.
"Also-in the car, receiving non-incapacitating injuries were Linda
Langford, 45 and Chelsea M. Langford, age 7. Five year old
.Anthony L. Langford received more serious injuries. Hines also
'received non-incapacitating injures.
Both Gilchrist and Dixie County EMS were called to the scene
and transported the passengers and driver to Shands UF and North
Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville where they
received treatment for their injuries.
Charges are pending further investigation.
Also on the 29th of April, Dixie EMS responded to an accident
that occurred on CR 346-A and SE 835 Street in Old Town

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EMS Expo To Be Held

May 16-17t

By Terri Langford Staff Writer
The Dixie County Emergency Services will be holding a
countywide EMS Expo May 16-17. Emergency Management
Director Chad Reed stated that the Expo will give residents the
opportunity to see how, emergency services has changed over (he
past 30 years and the role they play in our community.
The Expo will be held in two different sites on two separate
days. On Monday, May 16"', it will be held at the First Baptist
Church parking lot in Cross City from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm.
The following day it will be, held at the vacant lot next to the.
NAPA store in Old Town, off US 19, again from 10:00 am until
7:00 pm.
Showcased at the Expo will be:
Dixie County's Mobile Command Unit
EMS Units, both new and old
Helicopters from surrounding air services
Fire Trucks
Equipment purchased over the last few years...your tax
dollars at work
Demo of the jaws-of-life and other medical equipment
In addition there will be free "give-a-ways" throughout the day,
free blood pressure checks, and a question and answer session. Of
course Andy The Ambulance will be on hand to entertain the
younger residents.
Make plans now to attend this very special event, and
remember National EMS Week is May 15th May 21st.

involving a car and motorcycle.
According to a report filed by the FHP, George E. Hurlocker,
39, of Old Town was traveling south on CR 346-A on a 2005
Kawasaki motorcycle when he made a U-turn from SE 835th Street
onto the northbound lane of CR 346A, straight into the path of
oncoming traffic. Karen D. Dixon, 40, of Gainesville, who was
traveling in the north lane tried to stop safely, but did not have
enough time and hit the motorcycle, ejecting the driver.
Hurlocker was transported to North Florida Regional Medical
Center in Gainesville, where he was treated for incapacitating
injuries. Dixon was not injured in the accident. Charges are
unknown in the case.

NOTICE Shired Island

Park To Be Closed 3 Days

For Fishing Tournament
Please be aware that the County Park at Shired Island will
be closed on May 6, 7, & 8 to allow for the Wheeling
Sportsman Fishing Tournament. This event is held each year
to allow handicapped individuals a chance a some good fishing
and enjoyment.
The County Park in Horseshoe Beach will be open, so if
you plan to fish this weekend please use the park in

Principal Will Be Recommending Expulsion

DCHS Student

Arrested For Arson
By Terri Langford Staff Writer
A 16-year-old female student at Dixie County High School is
facing serious charges after starting a fire in a girls' bathroom,
causing the evacuation of the main building on Monday, April 25h.
According to DCHS Principal Charlotte Lord, the teen had lit a
paper towel and dropped it into the plastic waste basket. When the
.fire was detected Assistant Principal Lawrence Storey was able to
put it out with a fire extinguisher. However the smoke and fumes
caused the students to be evacuated.
The Cross City Fire Department Station 41was called and they
began ventilating the building with large fans before students and
staff were allowed back into the classrooms and offices.
A video from the school's surveillance system identified the
student as the last one to leave the restroom and just moments
before the fire was discovered. According to Lord, it was during
questioning by the school's resource officers, P.J. Hope and
administration that the girl admitted to the starting the fire.
The juvenile was charged with arson, criminal mischief and
disruption of a school function. She was taken to the Dixie County
Jail where she was held until she could be transported to a juvenile
detention center in Gainesville.
Lord was thankful that no one was hurt in the incident, giving
credit to Mr. Storey's quick response, which kept the fire froin
getting out of control.
Lord stated that she would be recommending the expulsion of
the student at the next School Board Meeting. "We have a #io
tolerance stance when it comes to a student endangering the lives
of other students and staff," Lord stated.

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10th Annual Red Belly Day

Continues To Entertain
By Terri Langford
This past Saturday, April 30th, the Fanning Springs State Park once again played host for the Dixie County Chamber of Commerce
Red Belly Day event. This was the 10th year for the festival and volunteers worked diligently to making it a day for families to come
out and enjoy great food and great entertainment. A county reunion, if you will, with an extended invitation to our neighbors and guests
in our area.
This year's volunteers were faced with some challenges from Mother Nature. With the Suwannee River still flooded, two of the more
popular events had to be cancelled, the "Belly Flopping" and "Melon Chunkin". The beautiful/Fanning Springs was also closed to
swimmers, as its normal crystal clear waters were black with the overflow of the Suwannee's tannin waters. The additional threat of
thunderstorms predicted for
the day, added to the water
problems that threatened to
put a halt on the event. Even
the red belly b fishing
tournament, for which the
festival is named, was
affected by the swift currents
brought on by the flooding.
However, Chamber members
and volunteers decided they -
were not going, to let Mother
Nature put a "damper" on the
festivities and so they forged
on. A
At 9:00' am the park
opened and the day began
with the singing of our
National Anthem by Miss
Maddie Kelley and Miss Laci
Johnson. The United States
Marie Corps Color Guard
presented the colors as we all
pledged allegiance to our
great country.
The Dock Street Band
started off the day's musical
entertainment. While some
stayed and watched the
group's performance, others
listened in the background
while beginning their trek
through the rows of crafters
and endless supply of ,ood Fjve-year-old Whittibey Hodge got in the spirit of the festival and had a Red Belly fish painted on her cheek.
that included great barbeque, k
seafood, hot dogs and hamburgers and "heart stopping" desserts like deep fried Oreos and Twinkies, chocolate dipped cheesecake and
homemade ice cream!
The arts and crafts booths were filled with items of interests for everyone. From jewelry and yard ornaments to hats and t-shirts, and
a host of informational booths, festival goers enjoyed browsing and buying.
The Tri-County Cruisers brought out some of their classic cars for folks to enjoy. While the cars brought back memories for our
seniors, the younger onlookers were in awe of the classic styles and simplicity of the mechanics. Another great vehicle on display was
one of Dixie County's fire engines. .Kids were allowed to look inside the truck while volunteer firefighters explained the various uses of
the equipment. Columbia Motor Speedway brought out one of their Pro-Fast racing cars, putting a little speed into the collection of
motorized vehicles.
Two favorites of the younger attendees for the 10th year in a row were Mortie the Clown and the Matthew Express. Mortie thrilled
young and old alike with his magic tricks and balloon sculptures while the Matthew Express provided a site seeing tour through the
festival. The Dunking Booth, manned by,the Cross City Correctional staff presented the opportunity for folks to try their throwing skills.
The Rug Rat Race has always been a favorite and this year's contestants didn't let us down. As the cuties were placed in the center
circle they were entertained as much as the rest of us as their parents coached. them to crawl using any and all methods of persuasion for
their child to be the first to come to them.
Jerry Harris was the acting MC for the day and did his usual fantastic job of keeping us up to date of the "goings-ons" and
entertaining us with his quick wit. Thanks, Jerry! S
See "RED BELLY", continued page 5

Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, May 5, 2005

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Published In Dixie County

Sue C hew ning.................... .................. Editor
Terri Langford..................................... Reporter
Joyann Rogers.........................Office Manager
Louis Russell Dosh.......................Web Master

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Jerry Prater
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'rhe Jessica ordeal
i A week ago, the media were all atwitter about Jessica Wilbanks,
32 year-old woman from Duluth, Georgia, who chose a rather
Bizarre way:t' opt out of her wedding.
I Jennifer had been engaged to.marry John Mason. a, local fellow,
br at least a couple of years. The wedding was to take place last
Saturday, but Jessica disappeared the previous Tuesday. She left the
jouse to pursue the worthy exercise routine we call "jogging," and
didn't come back.
Her disappearance got a lot of attention in a hurry. The local
Police, the sheriff's department, the-state police and even the FBI
.joined in the search, as'did a lot of local volunteers. I expect her
ikeness would have been on every milk carton in Georgia, had she
pot turned up a couple of days later.
As the search progressed in vain, police repeatedly questioned
fohn Mason, who was the last person to have seen Jessica before
ler disappearance. He even took (and passed) a lie detector test. He
was not officially designated a suspect, but the. police weren't
asking them all those questions because they had nothing better to
lo. A guy might want to think twice about getting married to a
voman who would put him in this situation.
SJessica called home (collect) from Albuquerque, New Mexico,
ith a bizarre tale about how she had been abducted by two people
in a van. The police proceeded with arrangements to get her back
, ome, but in the meantime, they asked her a few questions, and her
ddnapping yarn began to unravel.
It seems Jessica wasn't kidnapped at all. In fact, she planned
.he disappearance and rode a bus to places like Las Vegas before
ending up broke in Albuquerque. She is now back in Duluth,
where she could find herself in trouble with the law for misleading
:he police, who actually do have better things to do than engage in
wild goose chases concocted by post-adolescent air-heads acting out
Am I being too hard on poor Jessica? Perhaps. After all, there
s one valid reason why shl might have decided against going
through with the wedding: The guest list numbered 600, and there
were more bridesmaids and groomsmen than the total number in
attendance at a lot of weddings.
Maybe this wasn't her idea. Parents have a way of overdoing
these occasions, and this one was clearly being overdone. Some
rides eat this up, of course, but I would have to sympathize with
those who do not. However, there are better ways to avoid the
superficial pomp and circumstance.
It turns out that Jessica bought her bus ticket a week before her
sudden departure, using an assumed name in order to avoid
,suspicion. She apparently had the whole thing planned in exquisite
retaill, except for running out of money in New Mexico two days
gafer she left. Or maybe that was part of her plan, too, thus the
abduction tale. Just create a lot of confusion and keep it going long
enough to avoid having to go through with the elaborate wedding.
John Mason says he's still going to marry Jessica, and of course
1we all hope it will work out. It's not likely that the wedding party's
original cast can be re-assembled, so maybe the families will settle
for something more sensible.
j Did anything good come of this fiasco? It was quite expensive
in terms of what it cost law enforcement, wedding guests and locals
1who volunteered in the search. But at least it kept the Michael
Jackson trial off the front page for a few days.

Letter to the Editor
Dear Mr. King:
I think this editorialist is right, don't get the death penalty for
Couey for killing that little girl. Simply turn him loose amid the
general population in Florida State Prison, and he will suffer quite
a bit more than he would if we, the State, try to exact punishment
from him. Bundy would have been handled much bettef,-likewise,
and at quite a saving of public funds compared to the way he cost
the State.
Ya-know, I seem to recall from our Country's History that we
used to have a big Leprosarium in, I believe, Louisiana, where we
put anyone who became a Leper, i.e., who contracted Leprosy, and
these unfortunates were by and large innocent of crimes. So, why
can't this Nation build such a facility and consign all Sex Offenders
to it for life, instead of "protecting their rights" as our bleeding
hearts want us to do. We really should purge our population of
such vermin as this man represents! Posthaste! Thank you for
allowing me to express myself to you.
S. E. Sapp Newbeiry, Florida

Letter To The Editor
As Vice President of the Dixie County Chamber of Commerce,
and as Red Belly Day 2005 Chairman, I would like to say a most
sincere "Thanks for a job well done", to all Red Belly Day
volunteer workers, and to all of the sponsors and contributors to
Dixie County's 10th Annual Red Belly Day.
An event of this magnitude requires selfless dedication and
sacrifice of scarce personal time from a lot of people to be
successful. Our volunteers have -again demonstrated that Dixie
County can do it.
It is never too early to start planning, and the May 12; Chamber
of Commerce meeting will be the first planning meeting of our
2006 Red Belly Day festival. I strongly encourage every citizen of
Dixie County, and especially our elected City and County officials
to take an active part in our Chamber of Commerce, and to help
plan Red Belly Day 2006. The beginning of the second decade of
Red Belly Day could well mark a new beginning and a new
direction for Red Belly Day. We welcome all suggestions.
Gary Poore

Cell Phones: Are the Risks Real?
By Brittany Pinner
Cross City, Fla. Kids are using cell phones a lot! That can be
good and bad. The good side is that if you were late, got in a
wreck, or got .kidnapped, you could call your parents so they
wouldn't worry or they could come and get you. The bad side is
that there are reports of brain
damage from too much cell
Phone use.
*Cell phones are used by all
age groups around the world. It
is a $100 billion a year industry.
S w, i' Cell phones are great to have
because they are small, portable,
.'-. ... and keep you in touch with
-. ''anyone else that has a phone.
S. Parents are comforted knowing
S their child is able to reach them
S if needed.
':", On the other hand, a report
.,,..:,.' ?'.,, by the European Union in
December of 2004 said that
Brittany Pinner radio waves from cell phones
harm body cells and damage
DNA in laboratory conditions. These radio waves (electromagnetic
radiation) in the laboratory caused cell damage that was not always
repaired by the cell. The mutated cells are seen as a possible cause,
of cancer. A study in Finland showed that one hour of exposure to
mobile phone radiation caused human cells to shrink in the lab.
The researchers believe that this happens because the cells are
damaged and as a result tumors can grow. These results are only
in a laboratory and the mobile phone industry says that more
studies need to be done before people should take them seriously.
Cell phone makers say that the risks are still being studied and
they are also looking into ways to make cell phones safer. One
recommendation is using a headset connected to a cell phone
whenever you can instead of putting the cell phone to your ear.
Should you continue to use your cell phone? The risks seem to
be very real but if the phones are used wisely for limited amounts
of time, the convenience outweighs the danger.
Brittany is a 6'h grader at Ruth Rains Middle School and wrote this
article as part of Mrs. Caresse Pridgeon's Language Arts grade. She is
the daughter of Jamie & Nicole Pinner.

Child Safety


Rally To Be

Held May 7th
A Child Safety Awareness
Rally, sponsored by the Old
Town Elementary School
PTO, will be held Saturday,
May 7th at the school
beginning at 1:00 pm.
Suzanne Telan from the
National Missing and
Exploited Children's
Foundation will be speaking.
In addition the Dixie County
Sheriff's Office will hand out
DNA kits and information on
Sexual Predators in our area
will also be made available.
There will be free hot dogs,
chips and sodas provided. Oh,
and don't miss out on the free
raffle for door prizes.
Unfortunately abductions
and sex crimes against children
are on the rise and as parents
we need to educate our
children. This Rally will give
you the necessary tools to do
just that. See you on the 7th

This outward spring and
garden are a reflection
of the inward garden.

Log onto
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Dixie County.

For The Love

of the

By Sue Chewning
This week the Florida
Legislature made great strides
in helping to protect our
children from sexual
offenders/predators when the
passed the Jessica Lunsford
Act. This new law will serve
to strengthen the laws on
these offenders/predators on
who long the would remain in
prison and what will happen
to them if and when the get
out of prison. ,
We are all very pleased
with the quick action taken to
help protect our children and
keep them safe. Hats off the
our lawmakers and our
But... with Mother's Day
being celebrated this weekend
let's all take a moment and
reflect on our responsibilities
as Moms. From the moment
that precious new life is place
in our arms, our God-given
protection mode is activated.
As new moms, we baby-proof
our homes, try to make sure
that they are not exposed to
too many germs, etc. One of
our major jobs is to keep
them safe.
It's then on to the next
step, that first day of
school.... and we are not quite
sure that their experienced
teacher can really care for our
child as well as we can. But
they usually do, and as the
years go quickly by,
sometimes it seems as though
the older they get that maybe
we don't have to be quite as
protective. WRONG!
Folks, please know that,
even if it not so popular with
your child at the time, you
still need to know (1) where
your child is, (2) who your
child is with and (3) what
they are doing. Also, even if
it take a great. deal of your
your child's activities at
...school, extracurricular
activities, home and church.
Let them know that your
really CARE.
As mothers (fathers) of
these wonderful people that
we have been entrusted .wih.
let's step up to the plate andi

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Jail Log
JUVENILE, 14, Theft.
JUVENILE, 16, Arson, Disruption of
School Function, Criminal Mischief.
35, VOP Resisting Arrest Without
Violence(1Ct.), Attaching Tag Not
Assigned, No Valid Drivers License.
Possession of Controlled Substance.
APRIL 27 .
42, FTA Fraud Insufficient Funds.
DWLS/R, VOP Carrying A
Concealed Firearm.
68, Serve Weekend.
WILDER, GEORGIA 50, Criminal
50, Hold For Levy Co.
OSTEEN, TROY OBE, 31, Criminal
BEALS, MELVIN, 33, Criminal
Mischief, 3rd Degree Felony, Affray.
Warrant Criminal Mischief 3rd
Degree, Affray.
Aggravated Battery.
Criminal Mischief

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Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, May 5, 2005



Public Service Ganus, Bush & Sauls Annual
PublicService family Reunion Set For May 7th

Information Announcements The Ganus, Bush & Sauls Annual Family Reunion will be held
Saturday, May 7th, 2005 at the First District Community Center on
SR 349 North of Old Town. This years' theme will be "Western".
Events For The Week Of 2:45 p.m. Plan to start gathering around 10:00 and eating around noon.
Events For The Week Of: Forest Park Hill Community Ladies, please bring a covered dish and/or dessert. Paper goods and
May 5th May llth Center Has a Bingo every, drinks will be provided.
Monday Evening, Doors open at Also, bring your lawn chairs and photos and memories you
Medical, Donations & Volunteer 4:30 pm, games start at 6:30 pm. wish to share.
55 Alive Volunteer Funds are to support the center For more information, call Doreen at 352-498-3349 (days) or
Instructors Needed Previous and charities. 352-542-9353 (evenings),
experience is of no consequence, Holy Cross Catholic Church -
training sessions provided. Call:. Bingo every Tuesday morning at Benefit Dinner To Be
352-726-0753. 11 a.m. at the Holy Cross
2001 Rx Program free Church Hall U.S. 19. Doors Held For Cody M miller
Nebulizer s asthma, emphysemand open at 10:30 a.m. snacks A Benefit Dinner for Cody Miller will be held this coming
Nebulzers asthma, emphysema available. Friday, May 6h" at the Cross City, City Park from. 11:00 am to 1:00
or COPD for qualified patients. Hoi'seshoe Beach Town pm. Dinners will include mullet, swamp cabbage, baked beans,
Call: 800-344-5764. Council 1st Thursday of each hush puppies and dessert for $5.00.
A Florida Department of Elder month at the City Hall beginning Delivery service is available by calling 498-2644 or 498-5393.
thAffairs Volunteers needed for at 6 p.m. Cody is a 10th grade student at Dixie County High School and
the SHINE (Serving Health NA Meetings Each Thursday has been chosen to travel to Europe this summer as part of the
insurance Needs of Elders) at 7 p.m. at the Cross City People to People Ambassador Program. This unique program was
Program. C r comprehensive Church of God on Kenneth St. in founded by President Dwight Eisenhower as a way to promote
training provided with flexb1-800-262-2243le Cross City, FL. Call: 352-498- worldwide peace. Cody was one of 30 students chosen
hours. Call: 1-800-262-2243 4362. nationwide.
Hospice of North Central. Sons of Confederate While the program pays for a portion of the costs, Cody must
Florida To request Veterans Meeting 2nd Saturday come up with the remaining $7,000.00 needed for the 28-day trip.
information about volunteering each month at 6:30 p.m. at Please come out and support one of our brightest students. We
opportunities, Call: Jannette Shamrock Masonic Lodge. are sure that Cody will make Dixie proud, as we are of him.
Martin at 352-379-2929. Tri-County Breast Cancer
Poison Hotline a life-saving Support Group meets the 2nd Sociable Singles M meeting
national hotline for poison Monday of each month at 7 p.m.
emergency treatment and advice. Call: 352-490-4545. Sociable Singles will hold their next meeting May 9th at 6:30
Call: 800-222-1222. WeightWatchers (pm in the First District Community Center on 349. The center is
Stop Addiction Drug Meeting every Thursday at 5:30 located approximately 9 miles north of the traffic light in Old
addiction can leave an individual p.m. at the Cross City Woman's Town.
feeling ,helpless and out of Club on the comer of Barber & Please bring a covered dish or finger food to share. Hope to see
control, especially if you are the Chewning. Call: 1-800-651- you there!
family member or friend of an 6000. Call 498-5146 or 5420-3344 for more information.
addict. Narconon Arrowhead Note: PSA's are published without
can help. Narconon offers free cost at the discretion of the Advocate
counseling, assessments and and provide brief summaries meetings 3rd Annual Young Koi Show
referrals to rehabilitation centers and events of general public interest. It T M ay
nationwide by calling 1-800- is the responsibility of the & Plant Sale To Be Held M ay 7
468-6933 or logging onto organization/entity to provide the .
www.stopaddiction.com. Don't Advocate with accurate information Nature's Coast Koi & Watergarden Club will hold our 3rd
wait until it's too late. Call and timely changes. Information and Annual Young Koi Show & Plant Sale this Saturday, May 7 from
Narconon now! changes must be submitted in writing, 9am-4pm at the home of Johnny & Martha Foster. From Old
Narconon nowi either by fax or by email. The Advocate Town, take 349N five miles to NE 369th Ave. and turn right. Go
Clubs & eOrganizations is not responsible for errors or changes to NE 749th St. and turn left. Go to end of road and turn into last
SAmerican Legion Post 383 d rd submissions driveway on the left (94375). Follow dii. e into the yard. Call 542-
Tues. each month @' 6:30pn DAV M meeting '8925. for information, We willhave aquatic and landscape plants
Call 542-2169 Disabled American for sale.
* Dixie County Historical Veterans Chapter 6 will hold Family Caregiver Support Group
Society Sale of Dixie County. their May meeting on
Historical Material weekly each Thursday, May 5, at the M ay 2005 Calendar
Friday at the old-Old Town chapter headquarters. All M 0al
School, comer of SR 55A and members are encouraged to May 10
CR 349. attend. Family Caregiver Support Group, Cross City Rehabilitation
* Free Business Assistance For the information of and Health Care Center, 1991 S.W. Cedar Street, Cross City, 2:00
UNF Small Business DAV members from chapters p.m. Respite opportunities are available. For more information,
Development Center at the in other areas, and a reminder please call Sandra at 1-800-717-3277.
Chamber of Commerce office in to chapter 63 members who May 19
Cross City. Call M-W-F from 9- haven't .attended in a while, Caregiver Training, "Partnering with your Doctor," presented
12 at 498-5454 to set up an you can get to chapter by the Alzheimer's Association, Dixie. County Library, 16238 S.E.
appointment. Appointments are headquarters by turning off US 19 Hwy., Cross City, 12:30 p.m. Respite opportunities are
every Thursday between 1-4 19 at the blinker light southeast available. Please register for this event, for more information,
n ,* f Cross C itv ricrht at fthe sto please call Mami at 1-800-717-3277.

* Toll Free Rape & Sexual
Assault Hotline 1-866-875-
7983. A trained staff member
will answer the hotline number
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
* United A.B.L.E. Association
helps children & adults with
disabilities, and their families
improve their quality of life and
receive necessary services. Call:
Meetings & Events
* AL-ANON Family Group AA
Meetings are held every
Wednesday Evening @ 7:00pm
at the First Methodist Church
in Chiefland. Call 490-6117
* Board of County
Commissioners 1st Thursday
at 10 a.m. and the 3rd Thursday
at 6 p.m. at the County
Courthouse Commission
meeting room.
* DAV Auxiliary bingo every
Wednesday, 11 a.m. and
Saturday, 6 p.m. at Veterans Rd.
DAV Bldg. 'In Cross City.
* Dixie Shrine Club 1st
Thursday of each month. Call:
* Dreamer's 1st Monday of
every month at the DCHS in Mr.
Kosler's room after school at

If Yor're Pregnant?
Free Pregnancy Tests
Confidential Counseling
New Life Pregnancy &
Resource Center
Mon. & Thurs. 1 lam 4pm
Located Behind
First Baptist Church
Cross City, Fl
Ph. 498-7776

sign, and it's the first building
on your left.

Pickin' At
Trenton Train
May 7, 6:00 p.m. at the
Trenton Train Depot, will be
the Suwannee Valley
Bluegrass Pickin'. So. bring
your Bluegrass band or come
and hear some of the best
Bluegrass in North Florida.
Bring your lawn chair and

enjoy great Bluegrass music
from 6:00 p.m. till? And don't
forget to bring your
instruments; there will be
plenty of room to sit around n'
Come on out and enjoy a
great night of good ol' time
fun. Have any questions please
call 800-990-5410 for Cloud.
See Ya There!

It's only possible to live
happily ever after on a
day-to-day basis.
-Margaret Bonano



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A Baby Shower
All friends & family are
invited to a baby shower for
the baby of Kristy Vest and
Chris Hackle on May 7, 2005
at 6:00 pm.
The shower will be given at
Faith Baptist Church off 55A.
They are expecting a baby boy.
Everyone has his day and
some days last longer
than others.
-Winston Churchill

Ruth Rains Middle School
May 2005 Calendar
5-06 Band Banquet @ RRMS 7:00 pm
5-10 History Fair @ RRMS Library
2:30 pm 6/7 Football Meeting
5-11 History Fair @ RRMS Library
5-15 7:00 pm Baccalaureate@ DCHS
5-16 FFA Banquet @ RRMS Cafeteria 6:00 pm
May 16-19" Marching/Maneuvering Camp 3-5 pm @ DCHS
5-20 8:45 am 8* Grade Awards
7:30 pm DCHS Graduation
5-23 8:45 7' Grade Awards
5-24 Early Release 12:35 pm
8:45 am 6" Grade Awards
5-25 Early Release 12:35 PM
(June 1" Report Cards can be picked up 8-3)

Elementary Schools To Hold
Volunteer Appreciation Day
Old Town Elementary School Volunteer Appreciation Day
DATE : Thursday, May 5, 2005
LOCATION: Old Town Elementary School Music Room
TIME: 1-45 PM Pre-Kindergarten- 5th Grade
Anderson Elementary School Volunteer Appreciation Day
DATE : Friday, May 6, 2005 .
LOCATION: Anderson Elementary School Cafeteria.
TIME: 8:30 AM Refreshments *
9:00 AM Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten
9:30 AM 1st Grade & 2nd Grade
10:00 AM 3rd Grade & 4t Grade

OTES May 2005
School/Home Connector
05-05 5th Grade Field Trip-Universal
Volunteer Appreciation Assembly 1:45 pm
05-06 Second Grade Field Trip to Homosassa
05-07 Child Safety Awareness Rally 1:00 pm OTES
05-08 Mother's Day
05-09 School Board Meeting 6:00 pm
05-12 First Grade Field Trip to Silver Springs
May 13-14 ACS Relay for Life-Chiefland Elementary
05-15 Baccalaureate DCHS
05-20 DCHS Graduation
05-21 Armed Forces Day
May 16-20 Educational Psychologist on Campus
-:L '- and 5th Grade Washinton Tri '
05-23 Kindergarten Cook-out & Awards 11:00'am
05-24 End of Year Assembly 1"'-4h Grades 9:00 am
5th Grade End of Year Program 6:00 pm
05-23 End of 2nd Semester Last Day for Students
Report Cards Home
May 24-25 Exam Days/Early Release Day
05-27 Last Day For Teachers
05-30 Memorial Day

MONDAY MAY 9 Fish Filet on Bun w/Tarter Sauce or Sloppy.
Joe on Bun, Grits, Baked Beans, Apple Crisp or Fruit Juice,
*5th Grade Safety Patrol will be on their trip to Washington this
TUESDAY MAY 10 Chicken Fajitas w/Tortillas or,
Cheeseburger on Bun w/Trimmings, French Fries, Fruit Pie or
Fruit Juice, Milk.
WEDNESDAY MAY 11 Tuna & Pasta Casserole w/Hot Rolls or "
Burrito w/Salsa, Steamed Carrots or Green Peas, Fruit or Fruit
Juice, Milk.
THURSDAY MAY 12 Super Nachos w/Chips or Hot Roast
Turkey w/Mozz. Cheese on Bun, Steamed Corn, Peach Cobbler
or Fruit Juice, Milk.
FRIDAY MAY 13 Pizza or Manager's Choice, French Fries,
Fruit or Fruit Juice, Royal Brownie w/Walnuts, Milk.
-Safety Patrol returns home.
*Storyteller from Three Rivers Regional Library to present'"
LOOKING AHEAD: Monday, May 16 Family Reading Party for'
PK Third Grade @ Media Center, 6:00 p.m.

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Contact Nancy Holifield at 498-3881 or call the church
office at 498-5017 for more information.
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Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, May 5, 2005

Continued from page 1
from, before moving back
to Dixie County.
Mrs. Glennie has worked
most of her life, in the fields
during her youth and later in
the restaurant business. Her
daughters June and Ann would
follow in their mother's
culinary footsteps and work
along side her in several area
Mrs. Glennie was both
maid and cook at the Diana
Hotel & Restaurant and
Webb's Restaurant, both no
longer in business. She has
also worked at the Carriage Inn
Restaurant as well. In the late
1950's She and June rented the
Old City Restaurant, which
they ran for seven years. Later
June would run the Dixie
Drive Inn, "for three years in
the 1970's and then later from
1999 until her death in 2004.
Ann also had the knack for the
food industry and ran the Dixie
Drive Inn for 17 years.
When asked what her
specialty is, Mrs. Glennie was
quick to answer, turnip greens.
With a broad smile she noted
that was what the
grandchildren loved. Ann
remembers her mother's
teacakes and pear-tarts.
When's supper, Mrs. Glennie!
Angus passed away in
1987, but Mrs. Glennie noted
they had 52 wonderful years
together. Their son, Robert
passed away in 1973 and last
December (2004), she laid her
oldest daughter, June, to rest.
Mrs. Glennie's dedication
to her family is most apparent
Sby the way she cared for her
family members who became
ill. She cared foer mother
for several years before she
passed on. After her mother's
death she took on the loving
task of caring for her brother
Mose Hines who, from birth
had developmental problems.
Mose never learned to walk or
feed himself, but that wasn't
an issue for Mrs. Glennie, she
loved him and cared for him
even when he became
bedridden. Mrs. Glennie
proudly stated that both her
mother and brother never had a
bed-sore under her care .
Mrs. Glennie lives with her
daughter Ann and'her husband
Billy in, Cross, City. The two
are like best friends and do just
about everything together.
In her younger years she
sewed a lot .and quilted. "I
started sewing when I was .12
on an old pedal machine," she
said. She wasn't sure how old
she was when she started to
quilt but stated that she use to
help her mother. "I've made a
many quilts over the years,"
she added.
She doesn't sew much
anymore, but she will throw a
fishing line into the river.
Now, I mean to tell you she
and Ann are passionate about
their fishing. The two go at
least twice a week and can
boast without fear of
exaggeration, that they have
caught some big fish in the
Suwannee River. Recently,
Ann caught two shell crackers
right at 1- pounds. ,They
didn't mind telling me that
they use an assortment of
worms, but I never got a
concrete answer on what part
of the Suwannee's bank they
,fish from.
SMrs. Glennie's other
]assion these days is her
*church. When asked what
'advise she would give a new
mother, the first thing that
a me to her mind was, "Keep
Them in church and teach them
about the Lord." She also
stated that you must take care
,pf them and love them.
k.:,At 86, Mrs. Glennie
-ontinues to enjoy life. 'The
SClord has really blessed me,"
she stated. She also noted that
|she watches what she eats and
k'leeps active.
Y' While Mrs. Glennie misses

iher family, husband and
'children, she still finds herself
$,blessed with six grandchildren,
I'argaret, Don, Lynn, Kim,
Jeff and Cindy (who is
Jdeceased). Twelve great
grandchildrenn and four great
9-great grandchildren, afid she
,could even name them all!!
May God continue to bless
'iou as you have been such a
i blessing for to many.
Our second mother is Mrs.
-,Hattie "Bell" Collins Johnson..
IBorn on .December 13, 1949,'
Mrs. Hattie is the younger of
,,dur two mothers featured this
While Mrs. Hattie was born

in Barwick, Georgia, she was
quick to tell that she was raised
in Cross City. She was one of
nine born to Willie and Essie
Bell Collins. While all her
siblings are still living, both
her parents have passed on.
Mrs. Hattie went to Dixie
schools and eventually earned
her GED and later attended
Lake City Commpnity
College. Her college career
was shorted when her mother
became ill with cancer. Mrs.
Hattie has never regretted
staying home with her mother,
who gave so much of herself to
her family.
Mrs. Hattie was married for
34 years to Fred Johnson, who
passed away in March of 1999.
They had a daughter, Gail
Johnson Barnes who remains
here in Dixie County along
with her son Willie.
Mrs. Hattie also helped to
raise four other children in her
neighborhood, several who are
kin and several who are
neighbors. She -is also the
proud Godmother for Lakisha
Thomas and Chris Irving.
Always willing and ready to
help, everyone knows Mrs.
Hattie for her kind heart and
sweet spirit.
Mrs. Hattie has pretty
much always worked, starting
off at the Cross City Veneer
Plant. She would eventually
use her passion for helping
others by working with senior
citizens. For the past twenty
years she has worked at both
the Tri-County Senior Center
and now for the Suwannee
River Economic Center. She
delivers hot meals daily to area
seniors and helps make sure
that they have the basic
necessities for living.
Her jovial, outgoing
personality is infectious. It is
easy to see that she loves
people, and they love her in

return. Mrs. Hattie stated that
she will work as long as she
can. "I love getting out and
being involved," she stated.
Besides giving of herself,
Mrs. Hattie is also famous for
being one of the areas greatest
softball catchers. Years ago,
she played for the Blazers in
the Pop Varnes County
League. The Blazers were a
tough team to beat and other
teams knew they had their
work cut out for them when
they were scheduled to play
against them. "Those were
some good memories," she
stated. She also admitted that
she wouldn't be able to get up
and down as quickly these
Watching sports is more
her speed theses days. There.
are not too many local school
games that you won't see Mrs.
Hattie attend. She is an avid
Bear fan and more recently she
became a Green Bay Packer's
fan after her nephew Nick
-Collins was drafted by the
NFL team.
When asked what advise
she would give new mothers of
today, she said "They need to
be strong, hang in there and do
the best that they can," she
stated. She also added to use a
firm, but gentle hand in
disciplining them and be an
active part of their education.
There are many young
people who have benefited
from Mrs. Hattie's love of
people. She asks nothing in
return, and it is those qualities,
which' makes her one of
Dixie's great mothers.
Happy Mother's Day!
If we had no winter, the
spring would not be so
pleasant; if we did not
sometimes taste of adver-
sity, prosperity wouldn't
be so welcome.
-Anne Bradstreet

Continued from page 1

"Jack Pot" Jerry Fulford announced some
98 winners from the drawings held throughout
the day. Wow, big kudos go out to our
businesses that donated the prizes for the
drawings. Judy Long was the winner of the
cooker, sponsored by Danny King, Foodland,
Dewey Hatcher, Anderson Columbia and Rick
Gooding's Funeral Home. Rick .Craig is the
proud new owner of the autographed guitar,
sponsored by Dixie Music's Bob & Dottie
Mid-day the Miss Dixie Pageant and
Children's Pageant winners were introduced.
As always the judges were right on target with
their selection, and once again some of Dixie's
most beautiful and talented young ladies will be
representing our county for the next year. After
making their debut, the group of beauties was
taken back stage where they had the opportunity
to have their pictures taken with the Crosstyz
and Joey Dee & Starliters. The guys in both
bands admitted that the girls made them all look
Throughout the day the best of the best in
local talent belted out song, after song from
blues and rock to Gospel and country. Dotti
South & Rick Randlett and the Rick .Gordon

Band both kept the energy flowing and the beat
up while Southland feed our souls with their:1
inspirational Gospel music. Crosstyz.'s".
contemporary country music was a big hit withh:
young and old alike and the crowd let them
know that they were glad to have the group back,-
as one of the festivals regulars.
The featured group for the day was Joey Dee
and Starliters with Ron Dee & Bobby Valli. It
was like stepping back into time as they sang
favorites like "The Peppermint Twist". The
music they sang paved the way for the rock and ;
roll era and are truly timeless. Looking over the
crowd everyone enjoyed the upbeat tempo and
energy from the group.
Many thanks to all the vendors and
entertainers for helping to make the trip
worthwhile, to all the volunteers for their
tireless efforts in bringing the whole festival
together and especially to those who weren't
afraid of a little rain and came out in support of
the annual event.
'In the words of the late O.K. Jones, former
owner and Editor of the Advocate, this year's
success can be summed up as, "and a good time
was had by all."




I* FREE Games, etc.

Come Out & Enjoy The Day

US 19 S of Cross City

A terrible thing happens when you don't advertise...NOTHING!

Call the Advocate Today 498-3312


United States Department of Agriculture

The Tobacco Transition Payment

Program (aiso called "Tobacco Buyout").

You've heard about it.

Now be a part of it.

This is it. The Federal tobacco marketing quota system is over. No more plant-
ing restrictions. No more marketing cards. No more price support loans.
Instead, the USDA's new Tobacco Transition Payment Program will provide
money to eligible tobacco quota holders and producers to help in this transi-
tion that ends the old system. But sign up now or you will not get a 2005 payment.

Did you own a farm as of October 22, 2004, with a 2004 basic
marketing quota?

Are you an owner, operator, landlord, tenant, or sharecropper who
shared in the risk of producing tobacco anytime between 2002 and

Do you grow Flue-cured, Burley, Fire-cured, Dark air-cured, Virginia
sun-cured, or Cigar filler/binder tobacco?

Please sign up between March 14, 2005, and June 17, 2005,

at your local USDA Service Center.

Call 1-866-887-0140 or visit http://offices.usda.gov
to find your local county Service Center.

Farm Service Agency

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer


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Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, May 5, 2005

Mathis & Sanchez

To Exchange Vows

Forehand-Duke To Wed

Wedding Announcement

Joanie Marie Forehand & Justin Buford Duke

Lacey Rae Mathis & Herman "Trey" Sanchez
Mr. & Mrs. Connie Ray Mathis
Mr. & Mrs. Herman Sanchez Jr.
Request the honor of your presence at the
Marriage of their Children
Lacey Rae Mathis
Herman "Trey" Sanchez
On Saturday, the Seventh of May
Two Thousand and Five
At seven o'clock in the evening
Dancing Waters Chapel
The Steinhatchee Landing
Steinhatchee, FL.
Reception immediately following ceremony at Fiddler's
Restaurant in Steinhatchee.
No local invitations are being sent, but all friends and family

d to attend.

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The family of Ms. Dorthy
Cothron would like to thank
everyone for their concern
during their recent loss.
Thanks for the food, flowers,
kind words and especially for
the prayers. Please keep us in

Mr. & Mrs. John H. Forehand
and Mrs. Elizabeth Duke
request the honor of your
presence at the marriage
of their children
Joanie Marie
Justin Buford
on the fourteenth of May
at 4:00 pm at
Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Faith Baptist Church News
We had a wonderful day at Faith today. In spite of the rain, we
had a very large crowd and the Spirit was strong. Bro. Jackie
brought a wonderful message, and Bro. Jim Carter did the special
music, singing The Anchor Holds. It was a very moving service. In
the evening service, Sis. Heather Fore sang I Bowed On My Knees
and Cried Holy. What a blessing that was. God has just blessed
Faith with so much talent and we are so thankful.
Remember our Vacation Bible School (VBS) is coming up in
June and teachers, and workers of all sorts are needed. Be sure to
see Cheryl Lord if you feel that God is leading you to help in any
way. There will be crafts to teach, cooking to be done, serving, etc.
and surely there is something that you can do. God will bless you
for your efforts.
Remember this week to pray for the sick and bereaved, also be
sure to invite a friend to Sunday School and Church with you.
Wouldn't it be a blessing if someone was saved because of your
invitation. We'll be looking for you next week for Prayer Meeting
on Wednesday night, and Sunday School and Church on Sunday.
May God bless you richly this week and give you love, comfort
and happiness.

Kerrey Linn Robinson & Reuben Henry TeitloffIV

A Life Of Sharing, Caring
A Love Of Endless Giving Together
Phillip' And Myrtis Robinson
Request The Honour Of Your Presence
At The Marriage Of Their Daughter
Kerrey Linn Robinson

Reuben Henry Teitloff IV (Chris)
On The Twenty-Eighth Of May
Two Thousand Five
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Agape' Christian Center
River Road -- 66 SW 949th Old Town
Where You Are Known By Your Love"
Sunday Worship.........10A & 6P
Mon. 7P Bible Study ** Wed. 7 Mid-Week Service
Saturday.....7P Prayer Meeting
Pastor J. D. Clark (352) 210-0105

Calvary Temple Assembly of God
I Suwannee Lumber Road Cross City
"Join Us For A Visit, Stay ForA Lifetime."
Sunday Worship 10:30 A
Wednesday Evening Service 7P
Kid 'Church -- Ages 3-5 & 6-12
Pastors Jim & Marion Hurst (352) 498-3023

Central Baptist Church
Intersection of Camp St. & Horseshoe Beach Rd.
Invites You To Worship With Us!
"A church where everybodyis somebody& Christis Lord"
Sunday School 10A .- Morning Worship 11 A
Evening Worship 6P ** Wed. Prayer Meeting 7P
Pastor David B. Downing (352) 498-0714

Cross City Church of God
Kenneth Street Cross.City
"Proclaiming The Full Gospel ForAll People"
Sunday School 10A.. Morning Worship 11 A
Children's Church 11A *A Evening Worship 6:30P
Wednesday Family Training Hour Adult & Teen Ministry,
Boy's Brigade & Girl's Club 7:30P
Rev. Ed & Sylvia Ivey, Pastor (352) 498-3280

Cross City Pentecostal Holiness Church
100 Parker Stret Cross City
In the heart of Dixie Co., with Dixie Co. at heart
Sunday School 10A* Morning Worship 11 A
Children's Church -Ages 3-11
Sun. Evening 6P (Youthquake, ages 12-18)
Wed. Family Night 7:30P Missionette's.& Boy's Club
Pastor Paul & Louise Tyson (352) 498-0736

Countryside Chapel Pentecostal Church
Intersection of SR 349 & CR 351
Sunday School 10A *. Morning Worship 11 A
Sunday Evening Service 6P
Wednesday Evening Prayer Service 6P
Wed. Family Night 7:30P Missionette's & Boy's Club
Pastor, John Lunsford (352) 542-8062
Faith Baptist Church
CR 55A (Between Cros City & Old Town
"The Church With An Open Door"
Sunday School 9:45A ..Morning Worship 11 A
Evening Worship 7P
Mid-Week Bible Study Wednesday 7P
Rev. Jackie Pettrey, Pastor (352) 542-7103

First Assembly of God
Hwy. 351 & Camp Two Rd. Cross City
Sunday School 10A. Morning Worship 11 A
Sunday Children's Church 11A
Sunday Evening -7P Wednesday Evening 7:30P,
Nursery Provided
Pastor MarvIn & Janice Parsley 352) 498-3366

K First Baptist Church of Cross City
US 19 Cross City
Shave omethai they mayhavefe. andhave imoabundan y. Jo.h la-o
Sunday School 9:30A Morning Worship 10:45A
Evening Worship 7P
Wed. GA's & RA's 6P Youth 7P
Adult Bible Study & Parayer 7P Choir 8P
Pastor Mike Brown (352) 498-5107
First Baptist Church of Old Town
'Welcome To Gods House Wont You Come On In"
Sunday School 9:45A Morning Worship 11 A
Evening Worship 6P
Wednesday Bible Study 7P
Knock & the door will open, seek & you will find, ask &
you will be given life eternaly.
Pastor Royce Hanshew (352) 542-7050
First Baptist Church of Steinhatchee
Riverside Drive Steinhatchee
'Lighthouse On The Gulf'
Sunday School -1 OA* Morning Worship 11 A
Evening Worship 6P
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7P
Awana 6:30P'
Pastor Leon Holden (352) 498-2108

Holy Cross Catholic Church
US 19 South of Cross City
CHURCH MASS Sunday 11:30A
BINGO Every Tuesday,- doors Open at 10:30A,
Games Begin At 11:00A
Father Joseph Maniangat, Pastor- (352) 498-5671

Lydia Baptist Church
2 Miles West of Cross City on US 19
"A Church You Can Call Home"
Sunday Morning Prayer 9:15A, Sunday School -
9:45, MorningWorship 11A, Evening Worship 6P,
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7P,
Bible Study, Mission Friends, RA's, GA's & Mission Friends
Pastor Wayne Allen (352) 498-5617

McCrabb Baptist Church
7 Miles North of Old Town on SR 349
Come Mish, K Mth Us
Sunday School 9:45A, Worship Service. 11 A
Church Training 6P, Evening Worship 7P
Women's Prayer Group 3rd Tues. -10A
Wed. Prayer Meeting 7P, Brotherhood/WMU -1st Wed. 7P
Danny Rogers, Pastor (352) 542-2207
New Prospect Baptist Church
US 19 Between Cross City & Old Town
Jesus Is The Answer For Your Life
Sunday School 10A, Morning Worship 11 A
Children's Church 11A, Evening Worship 7P
Wednesday Evening 7P
Pastor, Billy Robson (352) 498-3711

Old Town United Methodist Church
US 19 Cross City
'Come Let Us Worship & Adore Him"
Sunday Worship 9:30A
Church School 11 A
Wednesday Choir Practice 7P
Pastor, Rev. Carl Rainear (352) 542-7954

Rock Sink Baptist Church
13 Miles North of Old Town on SR 349
"A Church For The Whole Family!"
Bible Study 9;45A, Morning Worship 11 A
Discipleship Training 6P, Evening Worship 7P
Wednesday Prayer Service 7P
Choir Practice 7:45P
Pastor Terry Cranford (352) 542-9488
Scrub Creek Baptist Church
Located 6 Miles East On CR 351
"A Friendly Church With A Welcome Spirit"
Bible Study 9:45A, Worship Service 11 A
Church Training 6P, Evening Worship 7P
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7P
Pastor ArchierKnowles .(352) 498-5535
Seventh-Day Adventist Church
Cross City
"Welcomes You Where Jesus Is Lord"
Sabbath School 9:30A
Morning Worship 11 A
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7:30P
Pastor Daniel Graham (352) 498-5674

Suwannee Baptist Church
SR 349 In Suwannee, Florida(
"A Friendly, Loving Church"
Sunday School 9:45A, Morning Worship 11A
Evening Worship 7P
Wednesday, Prayer Meeting 7P
Fred Edwards, Pastor 352) 542-7573

Suwannee River Baptist Church
Old Town Next to Trugas
Come Grow With Us!
Sunday School 9:45A,.Worship Service 11 A
Evening Worship 6P
Wednesday Prayer Meeting & Bible Study 7P
Rev. Bobby Lindsey, Pastor (352) 542-0801
The First United Methodist Church
22NE 138th St. Cross City
"Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors"
The People of The United Methodist Church
Sunday School 9:45A, Morning Worship 11 A
Wednesday Adult Choir 7:30P
Howard Grimmenga, Pastor (352) 498-3420
Wind of the Spirit Outreach Ministries
Located Behind NAPA In Old Town
"A Church.Without Walls"
Sunday Morning 10:30A, Sunday Evening 6P
Tuesday, Intercessory Prayer 7:30P
Thursday Night 7:30P
Pastors, Theadus & Benita Corbin (352) 498-5837

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Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, May 5, 2005

Happy Mothers Day
Her Royal Highness the biological
Mother. There is no language eloquence to
0 describe her genius, there are no wages or
salaries that can compensate her worth. We
can never value her love, sacrifices, and care.
I am sure most of the human, family is
grateful for this special day that is set apart
for all of us to show and express how much
Lucille we care and love our mothers.
Stockton Those of you that are not so fortunate as
to have your mothers, Adopt a mother for this
*special day and bless her with something, create a card with your
own sentiments written on it, go to visit a mother that lives alone
and do something loving for her take a good book and read her a
story, write a letter, sweep the porch and walk way, do an errand.
There is much we can do to help, and make some mother very
happy and loved.
One Mothers Day my son sent me a check and a note that said,
"God knew He couldn't be everywhere so He made mothers" I still
have that note, it meant more to me than the check. Take time to
bless a Grand mother, Foster mother, Den mother, Step mother and
Spiritual mother.
Love life and live it.

New Prospect Baptist News
Our spring revival last week was everything that we had hoped
it would be re- commitments were made, new souls added to God's
Kingdom, and our Lord's Spirit was felt throughout the week. Our
choir was splendid, Bro. Jack Yarbrough was a Spirit-led, dynamic
speaker, and the special songs were just that, VERY special, all
working together for God's glory. The week was capped off
Sunday by our 105th Homecoming Service, in which Bro. Gene
VanAernam delivered a superb sermon/speech, combining some of
his early experiences at New Prospect with extolling God's Word.
'We thank God for a good week of renewal in His will and work!
On Friday, May 6th, a Men's Rally will be held an Lake,
beginning at 6:00 P. M. On Saturday, May 7th, at 7:00 P. M., we
will have our Annual Mother/Daughter Banquet. And don't forget
Mother's Day on Sunday, May 8th!
As always, please be diligent in your prayer life; pray for sick
people, families who have recently lost loved ones, our -...iiv
personnel, and our President and other leaders. Remember, you're
invited to visit with us at New Prospect anytime.... hope you're
having a good week, and may God bless and keep you.

Faith Place

Presents Front

Porch Music
Faith Place at Otter Springs
presents 1s Saturday .Front
Porch Music, Saturday May 7th
beginning at 7:00 p.m.
This is a non-
denominational event held the
first Saturday of each month,
featuring down home music,
old-fashioned fellowship and a
covered dish dinner.
This month's music
features the Gospel music of
Southland Quartet, Rob
Langston and Carol's Music
To reach Otter Springs
from Hwy 26, turn north on
CR 232 and then left on SW
70th St. The entrance is one
mile on the right. For
information, call Trish Keene
at 352-463-9340 or 352-463-
Spring Revival
Pleasant Hill Baptist
Church, Hwy 232, Bell, Fl.
will be holding their Spring
Revival on May 4-7 at 7:00
p.m. with Pastor Bobby
Lindsey from Suwannee River
Baptist Church of Old Town.
On May 7th to.end the Revival
there will be a Gospel Sing
featuring the Henegar
Come out and get revived
and your spirits lifted and join
us for lots of love and
fellowship. You will be
blessed. If you have any
questions please, call Pastor
Curtis Hall at 352-542-3408.

The Word Made
"The Divine Trinity"
I the son of man, say in the
Lord there is a trinity. The
divine itself which is called the
Father, the Divine Human
which is called the Son, and
the Divine Proceeding which is
called the Holy Spirit.
I, the son of man, say this
trine consists of esse existere,
and proceeding for esse must
need exist, and when it exists
must proceed that it may
produce. This trine is one in
essence and one in person and
is God.
I, the son of man, say God
is a man as the universal
angelic heaven in its
complexity is a man and every
angel and every spirit is hence
a man. The idea of God as a
man is engrafted from heaven
in every nation throughout the
universal terrestrial globe.
I, the son of man, say if
you separate the divine from
His human and do not think
that the divine is in His human
as the soul is in the body and
that they are one person, you
could be in error. But, take
heed to yourself, lest you think
of the Lord as a man like
yourself. Think of the Lord as
a man who is God.
I, the son of man,,, say all
who see God as a man, see
Him from the Lord who is the
Grand Man..
Choose rather to be
strong of soul than strong
of body.

[O itures]

Arnold "Butch" Weichert

/. Mr. Arnold "Butch"
.. Weichert 64 years old, passed
away on Friday, April 29, 2005
Si at his home in Old Town. He
was bom in Worchester,
L -I Massachusetts. He retired with
the Florida Department of
Corrections with 27 years. He
S/ was a college professor in
Wisconsin, and photographer in
South America where several of
Arnold "Butch" Weichert his photographs were published
in Time magazine. As half of H
& W Developers, he invented H & W control VTE Panchromatic
film in the late 1960's and patented it in 1973. Butch is an alumni
of Penn State University, where he received his masters degree and
teaching certificate in English. He was a member of the NRA, ahd
FPOA. His hobbies included scuba diving, hunting, fishing,
computers, and billiards. He will be missed by many for his quick
wit and subtle charm.
He is survived by his wife, Loretta Weichert of Old Town; son,
David (Charlotte) Boyd of Bushnell; daughter, Angel Ledesma of
Ft. Hood, Texas, sister, Maxine Hulse of Beverly Hills; 3
grandchildren, Megan, Erin, and Darryl.
A memorial service will be held Friday, May 6, 2005 at 3:00
pm at Rick Gooding Funeral Home in Cross City.
Arrangements are under the care of Rick Gooding Funeral
Home in Cross City, FL., US Hwy 19, 352-498-5400.

The word taboo comes from the Polynesian tapu, mean-
ing "something sacred, special, dangerous, or unclean."

Please Help!!
Nick Waters of Canton, Georgia has an incurable disease and
is trying to make his spot in the Guinness Book of Records by
having the most Get Well cards sent to him. If you could, please
do so by sending him one at: -Nick Waters, 304 Meadows Pt.,
Canton, GA 30115.

In Loving

Memory Of

Kenneth M.


A million times we have
needed you,
A million times
we have cried.
If love alone could have
saved you,
You would have
never died.
In life we loved you dearly,
In death we love you still.
For in our hearts you
have a place,
No one else can fill.
A heart of gold
stopped beating,
Two shining eyes at rest.
God broke our
hearts to prove,
To us He only takes
the very best.
If our tears could
build a stairway,
And our heartaches could
make a lane.
We would run the
pathway to Heaven,
To be with you again.
You are not forgotten,
Tho on earth you
are no more.
For in our hearts
you are with us,
As you.were before.
It broke our hearts
to lose you,
You didn't go alone.
For part of us
went with you,
That sad day God
took you home.
I will love you forever
Your wife Vi, and your
children Lake, Bill, Jim,
Kenneth, and Brenda.

Experience is not what
happens to a man; it is
what a man does with
what happens to him.
-Aldous Huxley

First Baptist

Church Of Old

Praise God! We had a great
Bible Study lesson this
Sunday! Our lesson Sunday
was asked; How should I
respond to the changes in my
life? Our focus was on the
story of Abram, who later
became Abraham. (Genesis 12:
Come join us this
Sunday...Bible Study 10:00
a.m. Devotional 11:00 A.M....
Evening Service... Youth
Group 5:30 p.m. Adults 6:00
p.m. and Wednesday at 7:00
p.m. Adults: and Youth.

LCCC Board

Lake City,. Fla. The Lake
City Community College
District Board of Trustees will
meet at 4 p.m., Tuesday, May
10, 2005, in the LCCC Board
The District Board of
Trustees is appointed by the
governor and the trustees' term
is for a four-year period.
Anyone in the college's district
may send a nomination to the
governor for trustee'
LCCC is a two-year
community college locally
governed and publicly
supported. The college serves a
five-county district that
includes Baker, Columbia,
Dixie, Gilchrist, and Union
counties. LCCC is accredited
by the Commission on
Colleges of the Southern
Association of Colleges and
Schools to award the associate
A complete agenda will be
available prior to the meeting.
For more information contact
the public information office at
(386) 754-4248. This meeting
is open to the public.

SIndividual *Engagement
*Family *Wedding W
*Color 'Black/White Photos

To view portfolio, or to schedule
session contact

4 Dana Hodge

at (352) 578-4753
Sofotaw, l ea eea mew fe. ,

4 9

Notice of Second Public Hearing And Advisory Council Meeting

The Dixie County Commission is applying to the Florida Department of Community Affairs
(DCA) for a grant under the Housinq Revitalization category in the amount of $750,000 under
the Florida 2005-06 Small Cities Community Development Block Grant(CDBG) Program. For each
activity that is proposed, at least 70% of the funds must benefit low 'and moderate income
(LMI) persons. The activities, dollar amounts and estimated percentage benefit to low and
moderate income persons for which the County is applying are:


Housing Rehabilitation........... $628,500
Temporary Relocation............. $9,000
Administration. . . . . .$112,500

TOTAL BUDGET. .. ... .. .... $750, 000



The Dixie County Commission plans to minimize displacement of persons as
a result of planned CDBG funded activities in the following manner:

The Dixie County 'Commission has adopted an Anti-Displacement Policy which
provides well defined procedures concerning potential displaced persons. No
permanent voluntary or involuntary displacement is anticipated for this project.

If any persons are displaced as a result of these planned activities, the
County will assist such persons in the following manner:

No displacement is anticipated.

A public hearing to provide citizens an opportunity to comment on the application will
be held at the Dixie County Courthouse, 401 N. Cedar Street, Cross City, FL, on Thursday, May
12, 2005, atl p.m. A draft copy of parts of the application will be available for review at
that time. A final copy of the application will be made available at the Dixie County
Courthouse, Commission's Office, on Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 a.m. 5
p.m. no more than five days after May 12, 2005. The application will be submitted to DCA on
or before May 19, 2005 (or later if the application deadline is extended). To obtain
additional information concerning the application and the public hearing contact Mr. Arthur
Bellot, Dixie County Coordinator, at 401 N. Cedar Street; (P.O. Box 2600) Cross City, FL,
(32628) or by telephoning 352-498-1426.

The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location. Any
handicapped person requiring, an interpreter for the hearing impaired or the visually impaired
should contact Denise Lytle at least five calendar days prior to the meeting and an
interpreter will be provided. Any non-English speaking person wishing to attend the public
hearing should also contact Ms. Lvtle. To access a Telecommunication Device for Deaf Person
(TDD) please call 498-1206.

The Citizen Advisory Task Force for this project will meet on May 12, 2005 at 12 noon
at the Dixie County Courthouse.

Pursuant to Section 102 of the HUD Reform Act of 1989, the following disdlopures will
be submitted to DCA with the application. The disclosures will be made available by the Dixie
County Commission and DCA for public inspection upon request. These disclosures will b;
available on and after the date of submission of the application and shall continue to be
available for a minimum period of five years.

1. Other government (federal, state and local) assistance to the
project in the form of a gift, grant, loan, guarantee, insurance
payment, rebate, subsidy, credit, tax benefit, or any other form of
direct or indirect benefit by source and amount;

2. The identities and pecuniary interests of all developers,
contractors, or consultants involved in the application for
assistance or in the planning or development of the project or

3. The identities and pecuniary interests of any other persons with
pecuniary interest in the project that can reasonably be expected to .
exceed $50,000 or 10% of the grant request (whichever is lower);.

4. For those developers, contractors, consultants, property owners, or
others listed in two (2) or three (3) above which are corporations,
or other entities, the identifications and pecuniary interests by
corporation or entity of each officer, director, principal stock
holder, or other official of the entity;

5. The expected source of all funds to be provided to the project by
each of the providers of those funds and the amount provided; and

6. The expected uses of all funds by activity and amount.


Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, May 5, 2005

FWC To Hold Public Meetings On
Deer-Dog Hunting Program Expansion
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation 40 to 31,000 acres and
Commission's (FWC) North Central Region is 16 counties within the
holding two public meetings to discuss the and Franklin counties
proposed statewide expansion of the deer-dog because they did not h
hunting registration program. dog hunting clubs.
This is in response to a decision by FWC During the past
Commissioners during the April Commission Northwest Region, tl
meeting held in Tallahassee, where they voted hunting complaints, dc
to move forward with the statewide expansion during the 2003-04 hui
of the registration program for deer-dog hunting these 87 'complaints
on private lands for the 2005-06 hunting season. registered deer-dog hu:
Commissioners based the decision on the review of the comply
.overall success of the pilot program in the Central and Northea
Northwest Region during the 2004-05 hunting increase in complaints.
season. The FWC will fo
The first meeting is May 10 in Chiefland at public is fully infc
the Tommy Usher Community Center, 506 S.W. registration program b
Fourth Avenue, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The second mail-out to dog-hunti:
meeting will be May 12 in Lake City at the that includes any co
Columbia County School Board Auditorium, upcoming public meeti
:528 W. Duval Street, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for consideration at
* "The purpose of these two meetings will be meeting in Daytona Be
.to provide information about the registration Four public meeting
process and the success of the pilot project in the North Central Regi
the Northwest Region," said Roland Garcia, Sebring Ma
Regional Director for the North Central Region. PM EDT, Sebring C
This proposed program would require a no- George Blvd.
cost registration for anyone using deer-dogs on Blountstown,
private property statewide during the deer-dog 9:00 PM CDT (8:0(
training season and during any open deer- Calhoun County Cou
hunting season when the taking of deer with Central Ave.
dogs is permitted. 0 Brooksville -
In a report presented to the seven-member 9:00 PM EDT, So
Commission, FWC staff recommended Management District ]
statewide expansion with no significant rule 2379 Broad Street
changes due to the program's effectiveness in Ocala- May 1
addressing conflicts between landowners and EDT, Marion Count)
deer-dog hunters, and the positive feedback Service Auditorium,
received from everyone involved, including law Road
enforcement personnel.
The report stated that 70 individual More information
properties representing 57 deer-dog hunt clubs statewide deer-dog
participated in the Northwest Region pilot available online at Myl
program. These properties ranged in size from

Thank You
We would like to take the
time to give a big "Thank
You" to all the businesses and
people that donated to our
annual auction and bus road-e-
o. This is a fund raising project
set aside for scholarships.
Cash donations were given
Barnett Realty, Andrew T.
,Dowd, Jeff Wengren, Deyoung
& Dickey Construction, Jena
Fishery, Anchor Realtors,
Citizens Bank of Perry, West
Wind Marina, Bay Breeze
Realtors, Dewey Hatcher, A &
M Welding, Hills Insurance,
Joyce Da.is, Davis Body
Shop, Buddy Lamb, Mae
Beville, Hal Chewning, P.J.
Hope, Michael Latson, and Joe
Hubert Allen.
Gift donations were given
:: Cypress Inn, Professional
Tire, Florida Forest Products,
;.Ricks Seafood, Coast Gas,
;:Pinner Oil, Family Dollar,
:Country Cleaners, Mid Town
Cafe, Jiffy Food Store,
Shamrock Veterinary,
Dixieland Barber Shop,
Subway, Pinner Oasis,
Badcocks & More, Dixie
Chevrolet, Video Unlimited,
, Knights Shrimp, Gail's Caf6,
Smiths Furniture, Salon 19,
Hitchcock's, Dixie Realty,
Images Salon, Liles Hardware,
Dairy Queen, Cross City
Florist, Cross City Auto & Tire
Repair, Cross City Dental,
Maria's Nut House, Parkers
Pawn, Advanced Auto,
Suwannee Gables, River
Automotive, Lighthouse
Restaurant, Lil D's Treasures,
Old Town Hardware, King's
Oil & Tire, Dixie Drive-In,
Dixie Music Center, Silver
Town Jewelry, A Cut Above,
.Maggie's Things & Zippy
Treasures,' Lambs Feed,
Rebecca's Clothing, Dixie One
Stop, C & C Growers, Old
Town New & Used, Hair
Masters, Suwannee Shores
Marina, Flying Hawk, Ron's
Used Furniture, Old Town
Napa, Computers & More,
Dixie County Emergency
Services, Larry Taylor's
School of Defense, D's
Country Store, Nancy's
Ceramics, Alton's Feed Store,
A & K Nursery, Maine
Connection, Woody's Barber
Shop, Hardees, Bugmaster Pest
Control, Millers Marina,
Anglers Resort, Suwannee
Marina, Salt Creek Restaurant,-
Jon's Marina, The Lawn Guy,
,Sarah's Suwannee Cafe,
SSuwannee Seafood Market,
:Little Red Store, Billy Bob's
"YFencing, Village Hardware,
Mason's Market, Gulf Stream
Marina, Jena Lube &Go, River'
'Haven Marina, Dock Supplies,
A:',.ce Hardware, West Wind
',Marina, Ideal Marina, The Sea
.Hag, Sally's Gallery,
.:Mackenzies General Store,
June Wood Florist,
I .Alexander's Fine Jewelry,
:YCheeks Drugs & Gifts, Neeley


were located in 14 of the
e region. Only Escambia
s were not represented,
have any registered deer-

hunting season in the
here were 87 deer-dog
own 36 percent from 137
nting season. Only five of
were associated with
nting clubs. In contrast, a
aint data for the North
st regions reflected an

cus on making sure the
formed about the new
y doing a comprehensive
ng clubs. A final report
moments received at the
ings will be on the agenda
the FWC's June 15-17
gs will be held outside of
on at:
ay 9, 2005, 7:00 to 9:00
ivic Center, 4509 West

- May 16, 2005, 7:00 to
0 to 10:00 PM EDT),
rt House Annex, 20859

May 17, 2005, 7:00 to
.uthwest Florida Water
Headquarters. Auditorium,

19, 2005, 7:00 to 9:00 PM
y Agriculture Extension
2232 N.E. Jacksonville

n about the proposed
registration program is

also helpful to realize
it this very body that
have, that's sitting right
re right now... with its
hes and it pleasures...
exactly what we need to
fully human, fully
ake, fully alive.
-Pema Chodron

Shrimp, Books Are Fun,
Buzzard Woodworks, Dixie
County Advocate, Darnell
Gainey, and the Driver's
Our School Bus Road-e-o
was a huge success; all drivers
were winners for participating.
1st place went to Susan
Koehler, 2nd to Dewey Griffis,
3rd to Earnie Keen and 4th to
Annette Hysmith. They will be
competing in the State Road-e-
o this weekend representing
Dixie County in Orlando.
And a big thanks goes to
all the Judges who helped
score the drivers. Without
everyone's help and donations
we would not be able to give
the scholarshipsi thati" we give
each year to five seniors.


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Celebrity Fishing Tournament Set for May 14th
By Terri Langford Sitff Writer
The 2id Annual Doug Johnson Reeling for Kids Celebrity Fishing Tournament has been set for
May 14th and is once again hosted by Woods Gulf Breeze Marina in Steinhatchee.
Although the tournament is held to benefit the Alachua County Boys & Girls Clubs, this year the
Steinhatchee Elementary School Stingray Club will also receive a portion of the fundraising efforts.
The Stingray Club will be sponsoring a new and exciting e I For/ .,
program called KidzLit and KidzMath and needs funds to help '
pay for it as well as other educational materials and recreational
equipment. I ,.
Last year the tournament collected over $30,000.00 due to a
tremendous group of sponsors and fishermen. Doug Johnson,
former Gator 'football player and now NFL pro, created the
tournament in order to help the club that helped him as a young
boy. This tournament is near and dear to. him and has been "
thrilled with the success it has had the past few years. '
Prizes range from $1,000.00 for the 1st Place Grouper to ''
specialty merchandise for Junior Angler Heaviest Fish. If youe "
would like to know more about how you can sign up logon to
www.reelingforkids.com or call 352-339-8172 or 352-262-4081.
This year's Celebrities (as of May 1st) will be: Doug Johnson, .
Billy Bullock, Shane Mathews, Chris Doering, James Bates, Keith Brookins, Donny Young, Jason
Odom, and Travis McGriff.
Let's make.this the best tournament yet. Remember when we help our youth; we are helping build
our future as well. See you May 14th!

Boy's Basketball Camp
Derek Waugh-Stetson University, will be holding a Basketball
Camp on the following dates:
Shooting Camp....June 10-12
Position Camp....June 12-16
Individual Camp....June 26-30
Individual Camp....July 24-28
High School Team Camp.. ..June 25 & 26
For more information contact Sebastian Singletary at (386)
822-8101 or by email ssingle(stetson.edu or check out the
website at www.stetson.edu/hoopscamp.

FWC Weekly Report
April 22-28, 2005
This report represents some significant events the FWC
handled over the past week; however, it does not include all
actions taken by the Division of Law Enforcement.
April 25, Officer Rama Shuster was on land patrol checking
fishermen at the C.R. 40 boat ramp. During his checks, Shuster
observed a green Chevrolet S-10 pickup parked in the boat ramp
turning area with its lights on. In the bed of the truck was a blue
crab trap with fresh barnacles and a "V" number tag attached to the
trap. Shuster then questioned the driver about the trap. The driver
and passenger of the truck stated that the trap belonged to a friend
and they had permission to possess it. Shuster ran the "V" number
through dispatch to obtain the identity of the owner. Subsequent
contact with the trap owner revealed the driver and passenger did
not have permission to possess the trap. The driver of the truck was
issued a citation for the misdemeanor possession of a saltwater
fisheries trap without permission as outlined in ss. 370.1107 (2)
(a). The trap was seized.

No-Wake Rule
Lifted On

River From
Ellaville To
The no-wake/idle speed
restrictions have been lifted
for boaters on the Suwannee
River from Ellaville to
Luraville, but remain in
place on the Suwannee
River from Luraville south
to Fowlers Bluff, and on the
Santa Fe River from its
confluence with the
Suwannee to O'Leno State
For more information
contact the Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation
Commission ats
Varsity Bears'
Baseball Says
The Varsity Bear baseball
team says thanks to Mr. David
Cannon for providing the meal
for the players and coaches
prior to the last regular season
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of the community.
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Buddy Martin P
Now hear this: Beware of these
Florida menaces
(Buddy Martin's sports column will
return next week, when he returns from a
brief vacation in Colorado)
As a public service to our reading ,
audience, it has fallen to this column
to become the Paul Revere of the
Sunshine State to sound a horn Buddy Martin
when the enemy threatens us.
Clearly, the State of Florida has become the most popular
whipping boy of the national media in recent years. Funny thing is
that we didn't think things were so bad down here until we began
hearing, seeing and reading about our troubles on the national
Personally, I believe most of it started with the hanging chads.
If not then, certainly with the terrorists in flight training and/or the
anthrax scare.
We are the butt of the jokes, much like the fat guy who slips
and falls on the banana peel.
Now we appear to be the laughing stock of the nation and an
ideal target for Leno's and Letterman's writers.
Apparently there will always be some sort of craziness in our
state. To paraphrase a theme of a once-popular TV shows, I guess
there are 17 million stories in The Naked State.
A few weeks ago we wrote about the numerous menaces that
are perceived as threats to the Florida lifestyle and mentioned the
obsession some people have with sharks. Somebody sees a few
fins and suddenly we've got a shark epidemic. Truthfully, though,
I've lived in Florida most of my life and don't recall every having
seen a live shark except in captivity.
We are being stalked, apparently, by everything from sharks to
gators to hurricanes. And that's not even counting the credit card
companies offering us new plastic every week.
So we shall keep the vigilance for these menaces.
One reader wrote that I had left Red Tide off my list, so in my
first "Menace to Florida" poll I have added that as No. 7. We will
adjust these rankings on occasion. Hurricanes, currently at No. 8,
will move up around August.
One new entry and one that jumped on the charts at No. 2
with a bullet is mosquitoes. Those little pests are already
lurking in your backyard birdbath and are preparing to leap out of
gestation and on to your skin, infecting you with something bad.
One day I think they will blame mosquitoes for national trade
So life isn't all that bad, although you'd never know if it you ere
a Martian monitoring us from space.
Qh, we've got trouble all right. The worst of it is these
abductions of young women by sexual offenders and /or predators.
It's nothing to make light of, which is why we made that No. 1 on
our first "Top Ten Florida Menaces."
We joke a little about the others, especially vending machines
at No. 10, although our research told us more people die from
being crushed by them than. by shark attacks.
Suburban Sprawl, No. 4, and Traffic, No. 5, will likely be
permanent fixtures on the list, which is as follows:
t Top Ten Florida Menaces for May
SI-Crime/Sexual Offenders & Predators every week another one.
S2-Mosquitoes get ready for the buzz.
3-Sharks a media favorite.
4-Suburban Sprawl it'll only get worse.
S5-Traffic and this, too.
6-Alligators mating season is over, so they dropped.
7-Red Tide the season has wound down.
8-Hurricanes dust off your tracking chart.
9-Phosphate mining ever so quietly we're giving in.
10-Vending machines just because. (People actually die from
having them fall on top of them almost every year.)
[*. Much like the BCS system in college football, will be tweaking
iour list with some regularity. Feel free to offer wvrite-in votes.
tPlease, though, no personal attacks on in-laws, bosses or
newspaper columnists.

The world famous
As seen on TV! This Saturday Night Bronson Motor
Speedway will host its first ever Crash-A-Rama and just some of
the events include School Bus Figure 8's, Figure 8 Pro Cars,
.Compact Demo Derby, Stock V8 Demo Derby, Boat Trailer Race,
Blindfold Race, Reverse Race, Wall of Steel, Green Mamba Jet
Car and much more!
Grandstands Open early at 4 PM this Saturday! Fans get there
early' for best seating! And come hungry folks as we'll have
additional vendors selling great food along with our concessions!
'Hungry Howie's Pizza, Coach "P" Bar-B-Q, Ice Cream, Extra
'Coke Trailers and more!
Bring Mom out to the speedway for Mother's Day and enter the
"Best Mother" Contest! The first 100 Mothers will receive a free
Adult Admission is $ 20.00 and Kids 11-Under are Free! The
show starts at 7:30, but get to the speedway early for the best seat
in the house for the wildest show on wheels!
If you need any additional information, Please contact the
speedway office at 352-486-2763 or visit
Plan A great family night out at the speedway for Mother's Day
sd ee the first ever Crash-A-Rama at Bronson Motor Speedway!

Co-Ed & Mens Softball League
,,It's time to get the glove out of the closet for another year of
;:softball. Suwannee Valley Leagues, Inc. in Gilchrist County will
Sbe starting league play May 23, at Mcarthur Park on Hwy 129
north of Trenton and south of Bell.
Team fees to play in the league will be $300.00 per team. Ali
[teams have to be registered by May 19th and team fee to be paid
before your first game. Each team will be responsible for paying
the head umpire $10.00 before their game starts. League will play
,:'by ASA rules and use 44 core ball.
S All teams are welcome to come and play in a recreation league
that is designed for fun. No uniforms are required; drinking will
Snot be allowed on the complex, and no smoking on the fields or
If you have any questions please call Cloud Haley at 800-329-
7243 or 378-4594.

Lady Bears End Season

With 8-6 Record
With a 8-12 disappointing loss to Dunnellon in the District
play-offs, the Lady Bears ended the season with an 8-6 record.
The Lady Bears managed to keep the game close, even though
they had numerous errors that seemed to plague each inning.
Coach P.J. told the girls after the game that he was very
proud of the way they kept a positive attitude and how they
stayed focused on the game and never gave up. He also stated
that he is looking forward to an even better season next year.



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Lynsey Jenkins Signs Softball

Scholarship With SJRCC

Seated l-r, representative from St. John's River Community
College, and Lynsey Jenkins. Standing from left, Martha Jenkins,
Steve Jenkins, Sherrie Jenkins and H. F. Jones.
Trenton High School Senior Lynsey Jenkins has accepted a
full scholarship to play softball at St. John's River, Community
College. She is the daughter of Steve and Sherrie Jenkins of
Lynsey has played in the Trenton Softball program since she
was in the sixth grade. She was promoted to varsity level durifig
her seventh grade season, starting at second base. From eighth
grade to her present senior season she has been the starting
shortstop. She was coached by Coach John Vickers through her
tenth grade season and Coach Aaron Bachle has coached the team
for the past two seasons.
She attended Anderson Elementary School from Kindergarteh
through fifth grade before her family moved to Gilchrist County.
She is the granddaughter of Martha Jenkins of Trenton and th6
late Ray Jenkins and H.F. and Wanda Jones of Old Town and the
late Martha Jane Jones. Lynsey is also the great-granddaughter of
Mrs. Bertie Jones of Old Town and the late Mrs. Jane Lilliot.

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Bayonets are believed to have been invented by Basque
soldiers in the 17th century, who stuck their knives at the
ends of their muskets after running out of gunpowder on
the Bayonette Ridge.

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Florida Livestock Market Report
For the week ended April 7, 2005
At the Florida Livestock Auctions, receipts totaled 8,03(
compared to last week 6,895 and 8,237 a-year ago. According tc
the Florida Federal-State Livestock Market News Service
slaughter cows and bulls were steady, Feeder Steers and Heifer

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recipe called for the zest?
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According to Parent
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In a recent poll by
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the #1 part of their body that
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and say "I do" or still attached
to single life and say "I don't."
* Say "I do" if you can't stop
peeking at other girls'
engagement rings. Say "I
don't" if you can't stop
peeking at other girls'
* Say "I do" if your must-see
reality-TV show is "The
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if your must-see reality-TV
show is "Survivor."
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vacation is a romantic
getaway for two on a
secluded island. Say "I don't"
if your ideal vacation is
spring break in Fort
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favorite is "Father of the
Bride." Say "I don't" if your
video-store favorite is
"Runaway Bride."
* Say "I do" if you go to
engagement parties and feel
jealous. Say "I don't" if you
go to engagement parties and
feel nauseous.
Coke Keeps the Pests
This is wild. Farmers in India
have taken to spraying their
cotton and chili fields with
Coca-Cola to protect them from
pests. They say it's much
cheaper than chemical
pesticides and is just as
effective at controlling bugs.
Farmer Gotu Laxmaiah, a
farmer from
Ramakrishnapuram, (and good
luck with those names) said he
was delighted after spraying
Coke on his cotton crops and
added, "I observed that the
pests began to die after the soft
drink was sprayed on my
cotton." Other farmers say their
cola sprays are invaluable
because they are safe to handle,
don't need to be diluted and are
cheap. Wonder if the Coke folks
are delighted or outraged? And
where's Pepsi. in all this?

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A dime has 18 ridges around the edge.
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue.
A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a
A shark is the only fish that can blink with both
A snail can sleep for three years.
Al Capone's business card said he was a used
furniture dealer.
All 50 states are listed across the top of the
Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
Almonds are a member of the peach family.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear
until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.
Butterflies taste with their feet.
Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds. Dogs only
have about 10.
"Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the
letters "mt".
February 1865 is the only month in recorded history
not to have a full moon.
In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been
If the population of China walked past you, in '
single file, the line would never end because of the rate of
If you are an average American, in your whole life,
you will spend an average of 6 months waiting at red lights.
It's impossible to sneeze.with your eyes open.
Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
Maine is the only state whose name is just one
No word in the English language rhymes with month,
orange, silver, or purple.
On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over
the Parliament building is an American flag.
Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but
our nose and ears never stop growing.
Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
"Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only
the left hand; lollipop" with your right.
The average person's left hand does 56% of the
The Bible does not say there were three wise men; it
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Nathaniel Lee Sadler
Nathaniel Lee Sadler was born April 29, 2005 at 2:26 pm. He
weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz. and was 19 inches long. He is the son of
'Melinda Lee Matthis and Lathaniel Lee Sadler. His grandparents
are Leo & Barbara Matthis and Ricky & Laney Sadler.

FDOT Hosting

Regional Forum
The Florida Department of
Transportation (FDOT) is
hosting' regional forums to
introduce the public to an
important and dynamic project.
The Florida Transportation
Plan (FTP) establishes long-
range goals that will guide the
investment of more than $100
,billion in Florida's
transportation system over the
next 20 years.
The FDOT is updating this
plan to respond to new trends
and challenges to meet
Florida's future transportation
mobility needs. The FTP is the
plan for all of Florida.
Implementation of the FTP
depends on many entities.
,Though the FDOT has
principal responsibility for
statewide movement of people
and goods, it shares
responsibility with other public
and private interests in
addressing system safety,
preservation and local and
metropolitan mobility needs.
The regional. forums will
give citizens an opportunity to
learn about the 2025 FTP
development process and to
provide input on identifying
and addressing key issues
directly related to Florida's
-transportation system. The
2025 FTP regional forum in
the Gainesville/Alachua
County area will be held at:
Gainesville Technology
Enterprise' Center (GTEC)
2153 Hawthorne Road
Thursday, May 5, 2005
For additional information,
call Gina Busscher at 1-800-
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LCCC Implements New

Registration Procedures
Lake City Community College (LCCC) is now registering for
fall semester 2005 classes through August 11. All fees will be due
by 3 p.m. on August 11 or students who have not paid will be
purged from the computer system and be required to re-register for
classes. The basic difference in the procedures is that fees will be
due earlier than they have in the Rast years. Therefore, if a student
wishes to maintain their preferred schedule that they have pre-
registered for, they must adhere to these new procedures.
Late registration, add/drop begin August 15 and ends August
19 at 3 p.m. All fees are due at the time of registration.
This new registration procedure streamlines the registration
process and provides the ability for incoming students to register or
add/drop efficiently for available class seats. Thus, these students
will not miss the opportunity to attend the vital first week of
classes necessary for their success in that class. Fall classes begin
August 22.
These dates are subject to change. Returning students and new
students should check the Academic Critical Dates Calendar
located on the college's Web site at
www.lakecity.cc.fl.us/info/calendars and click on the above
calendar to verify that there has been no changes made in the dates.
For additional details contact Natasha Mitchell, LCCC
registrar, at 754-4291.

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. The primary objective of LifeSouth
Community Blood Centers- Civitan Region is to serve as a link
between someone who is willing to give life, and one who depends
on donated blood for their life. They will host a blood drive with
Old Town Community on Monday, May 16, and anticipate a very
successful turnout.
The drive will be held at Hitchcock's Foodway between the
hours of 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Members of the community are invited
to make a donation if they are at least 17 years old, weigh 110
pounds or more, and have a valid photo I.D. LifeSouth hopes to
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enough blood to meet the requirements of the local hospitals for
patients in need.
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Springhouse Quilter's News
Time has a way of just escaping our days and it seems as
0ough these last few weeks have certainly been moving too fast.
SJhere just are not enough hours each day to get all the quilting
wishedd that Springhouse Quilter's would like to finish. It is very
l"sy to start a project, but 10 times harder to get it finished. One
iming that did get finished for about 30 of the Springhouse Quilters,
::as the Chicken Challenge assigned by Alice Gilbert and her
committee to the membership. This was a volunteer project, but
very interesting.
Oh, what fun we all had trying to make those chickens. The
assignment was to make an original chicken quilt "block" by the
April meeting. Now, these chickens could not be "cut-out" or
"applique" chickens using a chicken from printed fabric. They had
to be "designed" and made by the individual members. And the
final straw was to "smuggle" the chickens into the April meeting,
name covered, and deliver to Ms. Alice.
During the upcoming June regular business meeting, the blocks
will be displayed and members will get to make a "viewer's
choice" selection. Then in June, there will be a first, second and
third place viewer's choice announcement. These winners will be
featured in articles during the month of June.
During the April regular meeting there were very many,
beautiful, completed quilted projects. The show and tell was
awesome to say the least. Kay Fales, President, was absent, seeing
that her husband's surgery went well on the meeting date. Our
most efficient, Vice President, filled in for Kay and did a
wonderful job of keeping the meeting on target.
Also, duriiig the April regular meeting, Alice Gilbert and Elsie
Myers presented a "mini" guilt show of the many quilts and related
projects that they had completed. The guild house was beautifully
decorated showing off all of their projects. As you can imagine,
they do keep busy quilting.
On April the 26, Diane Schweder, instructed the members on
how to make a super tote bag; one that could be used to buy and
carry home a large stash of fabric. Twelve members were able to
enjoy this workshop and by the Nite Owls meeting time at 6:45
PM the same day, two of the members were able to "show and tell"
their completed tote bags. They were huge!
: April has been a beautiful month. The rains have kept the
flowers blooming and everything so green and fresh. What more
could we ask for. To all you quilters and those wishing to be
quilters, happy quilting.
For information on Springhouse Quilters, meeting date,
projects, etc., contact Kay Fales, 490 7909 or Lois Scott, 463-

WWII Veterans To Hold Meeting
All WWII veterans are invited to our Thursday, May 12th
meeting to be held at 11:30 a.m. at the home of Tom and Dorothy
Muff in Williston. This will be a covered dish luncheon Pot Luck
if you please.
Saturday, May 7th marks 60 years since the surrender of all
German Forces of World War II. Our POW's can best explain the
importance of this date.
Our guest speaker last month, George Hermansen from the
Levy County Veterans Services gave us some new insights as to
veterans benefits. Veteran benefits have increased. To find out
more, call your county Veteran Service Office.
Taps: we've lost another member. Anna Handschuh died April
1 8 after a long illness. Anna was 84 years old, slim and trim. One
ofthy favorite memories of Anna was the fact that after more than
50:years, she could still wear her army uniform.
-Hope to see you all on May 12th, bring a friend or fellow vet
ard join the camaraderie. If you have, any questions or need
directions call Dick Halvorsen at 352-542-7697 or Billie Cooper at
352-493-9368 or Tom'Muff at 352-528-0494.
4-Pets Sake
.. Can't remember ever having so much fun at a yard sale in my
entire life! -It was a sight to behold, asked if we will do this again,
our answer is yes, next year. It may become one of our annual
.events. Sorry we could not have any games set up but the rain
.caused the ground to be super wet for any outside activities. In
spite of the weather we grossed $846 for the day.
K We thank all the hard working volunteers who knew exactly
.what they were doing when they hit the ground running. Mrs. Rush
:and her 1st grade Bell Elem. class kept the place jumping and
1.:steady selling dog biscuits. Dr. Dawn Miller and Shirl Johnson
:brought some beautiful birds with them. People were fascinated by
the owls because they don't see them; they only hear them hoot at
-.night. This gave them a chance to be up close, and personal. Look
: Tfor our next newsletter to learn more about the happenings.
Our next yard sale will be Sat. May 28th in Bell, on Railroad
Ave., next to city hall. We will keep you informed as this unfolds.
A point of interest: White cats with blue eyes are often born
: deaf. Need to have your pet spayed or neutered? Please contact
: us. Until next time be happy just for the love of them. Phone 386-
1935-0975 or 866-727-2972 write us at P.O. Box 1014, Bell 32619
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Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, April 28 at the Levy Co.
Quilt Museum. How great it was to welcome John and Jackie
Harrison from England. They came last year and we taught Jackie
how to quilt and she is still going great. We also welcomed four
ladies from Ocala and a good time was enjoyed by all.
As many of'you know we have Potluck each week and it has
become a great event. We never know what will come in but today
was a feast and so this is what we had. Fried rice, fried chicken,
bar-b-que meatballs, chicken and noodles, creamed corn, green
bean casserole, potato casserole, corn casserole, stewed tomatoes,
spaghetti & meatballs, noodles & sauerkraut, green peas, cheese &
macaroni, garlic bread, lima beans, macaroni salad, broccoli salad,
cheese, carrot cake, cheese cake, fudge, bombe cake, and ice
cream. Now, if anyone goes away hungry it's your fault.
We want to thank everyone who brings in fabric, patterns, yarn
and so much more. We will be having a sale after we hold the
Ladies Fellowship Dinner May 3rd.
Quilting goes on every week and also Christa works on a
hooked rug. We want to thank all the members who help wherever
needed. 17 members and 7 visitors were present.

51st Annual
Festival June 4th
Plans are now being made
for the 51st Annual Chiefland
Watermelon Festival for June
For Little King & Queen-
Princess-Queen pageant
information call Tonya at 352-
221-1430. Applications for all
events can be picked up at the
Chamber Office, 17 North
Main Street, Chiefland,
between 10 am and 2 pm.
For further information ask
for Barbara at 352-493-2330
and leave a message. No phone
calls after 9 pm.


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Hee-Haw Reunion May 27

for purchasing my hog at purchasing my hog at W
the Suwannee River Fair. the Suwannee River Fair. "
Your support for our youth Thank you for your '
is greatly appreciatedcontinued support!
is greatly appreciated. whitley Butler & old Town
Joshua Ealum Trail Blazers 4-H Club

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iHappy birthday Morgan and
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a great day and all your
wishes comu e true.
Wez love you both so much!


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PS Happy Birthday to Unde Pat on MAay 9' too!,


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Boyd Calls For Fiscally Responsible Budget
Budget Resolution Makes Deficit Worse, Fails to Include Any Meaningful Reform
WASHINGTON, D.C.-Congressman Allen Require a balanced budget
Boyd (D-North Florida) today criticized the Don't let Congress buy on credit
Iouse Leadership for bringing a budget Put a lid on spending
tosolution to the floor that worsens the deficit and Require agencies to put their fiscal
fails to include any meaningful reform. house in order

Congressman Boyd, along with his colleagues in
the Blue Dog Coalition, unveiled the Blue Dog
12-Step Reform Plan in February, which was a
more comprehensive and responsible alternative
than the meager attempt at reform contained in
the Republican Budget compromise offered
"We must step forward and stop the reckless
fiscal policies that are digging us deeper into the
deficit hole," said Congressman Boyd. "The
budget resolution makes significant cuts in
domestic priorities like education, law
enforcement, jobs, transportation and Medicaid,
while at the same time, increasing our federal
deficit. No budget should call for these kinds of
sacrifices from the American people without the
-glimpse of a better financial outlook for our
-country. The 12 step budget plan will get the
'country back on the path to a balanced budget
,and ensure a healthy economy for our families,
farms and businesses in the coming years."
The national debt has soared over $2 trillion
under the watch of the current administration,
with trillions more projected in the next 10 years
under current policies. The 12 Step Reform Plan
is based on the Blue Dogs' commitment to
solving growing fiscal problems facing our
'. The provisions of the Blue Dog .12 Point
-Reform Plan for restoring fiscal responsibility

Make Congress tell taxpayers how much
they're spending
Set aside a rainy day fund
Don't hide votes to raise the debt limit
Justify spending for pet projects
Ensure that Congress read the bills it is
voting on
Require honest cost estimates for every
bill that Congress votes on
Make sure new bills fit the budget
Make Congress do a better job of
keeping tabs on government programs
As a leader of the conservative Blue Dog
Democrats, Congressman Boyd is a proponent of
fiscal responsibility in Washington, D.C. Since
their inception in 1994, the Blue Dogs have been
the leading voice in Congress on the need for
reasonable, commonsense solutions to our
nation's budgetary woes. The Coalition has
focused this year on fixing a broken process that
allows our nation to run deficits exceeding $400
billion a year, much of which is borrowed from
foreign nations like China and Japan.
The Blue Dog's call for bipartisan action on
the budget comes as the Blue Dog 12-Step
Reform Plan has been praised by several
organizations from both sides of the aisle
dedicated to fiscal, responsibility, including The
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Scheduled To

Gainesville- Resurfa'cing of
:State Road 26 between U.S. 19
in Fanning Springs and U.S.
,129 in Trenton is scheduled to
,start on Monday, May 9, .the
:Florida Department of
"transportation (FDOT) Public
Inforniation Office announced.
"We will be milling and
repaving 7.3 miles of S.R. 26
between Fanning Springs and
Trenton starting at Fanning
':Springs and heading east," said
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directing traffic will be
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commerciall properties, as well
as no passing zones on S.R.26
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ruse extra caution and be aware
,of slow moving traffic'
associatedd with lane closures
;'and of vehicles entering and
,leaving the roadway."
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complete the 7.3-mile project
by Fall 2005 at an estimated
cost of $2.2 million.
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US 19 & Cypress St.
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to mention. Approx. 3200 sf, $259,500.00.
SIX RENTAL UNITS ranging from $15,000 to $35,000. Being sold
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4BR. 2 BATH HOUSE with rock exterior and tile roof in Cross City.
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COMMERCIAL 1 acre MOL on corner of CR 351 at US 19 near post
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-3 FIVE ACRE PACELS Hammock Subd. wooded &
private. $35,000.00 ea. .1
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(NAPS)-Eating a handful
of pecans-about 20 halves-
can help you stay in synch
with the most recent dietary
guidelines, the best model yet
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are heart-healthy, nutrient-
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According to the guidelines,
eat most of your fats from
heart-healthy sources like
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Nuts are rich in heart-
healthy fat, so it doesn't take
many to feel full. In fact,
recent research suggests that
eating nuts has a beneficial
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addition, pecans are rich in
"Although nuts are energy-
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diet with plenty of fruits, veg-
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*1/4 to 3/4 acre lots in Quail Run. Deed restricted community -
$40,000. each.
*2BR, 2 B, 2 story, approx. 1700 sq. ft. on 2 lots on canal in
Steinhatchee, storage shed, tropical landscaping, hurricane
shutters, most furniture stays. Tropical Paradise.
*Steinhatchee waterfront! 2BR, 1B 1500 sq. ft. approx.,
central heat/AC, great for entertaining, $425,000.
*Waterfront on Suwannee River, Lots 24, 25 in Rock Bluff,
total 8.2 +- acres, 275 feet on river, permitted to build dock
and walkway, septic permit pending, $175,000.
*2 Camping Lots on Suwannee River, Log Landing $25,000.
*Lot 23, Majestic Oak Subdivision, Hatch Bend area, 222
riverfront property $40,000(?) Large oaks on camping lot.
*Up to 3500 acres of timber/hunting property in N. Taylor
County, managed timber land, Equafina (SP) river runs
through property. Broken down into smaller tracts.

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Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, May 5, 2005

Teacher Appreciation Week

May 1-7, 2005
... Many articles have been written about what has made this a
great country we live in one of the greatest in the world. One
thing that always is at the top of the list is our public education
system. It has always been an American ideal that all children
have the opportunity for a free and appropriate education.
iJ Counties all around the world still send their people to be
Superintendent Dennis W. Bennett trained using the educational methods we have in place.
SuperintendentThis week is Teacher Appreciation Week. We know that
our teachers and staff are the key ingredient that makes our public education system the best in the
wbrld. All across our nation we have successful productive people, because of caring, dedicated
teachers and staff. If each and every one of us is honest and look at the success in our lives, we can
credit this success to several teachers and staff who have had a special influence on us.
Education today is certainly in the fast track and we are under pressure to make drastic changes in
curriculum and the way we deliver services in such short periods of time. This is certainly stressful for
staff, teachers, and parents as we strive to meet the changing demands and accountability coming from
the Federal and State government each year. Our teachers and staff continue to rise to the challenge,
because they love young people and want to see them be successful.
SDuring this week of Teacher and Staff Appreciation, we hope that you will take the opportunity to
thank a teacher of staff member, working or retired for taking one of the greatest challenges and this is
to make a difference in a child's life.

Ruth Rains Middle School 5th Six
Weeks Principal's List
Each six weeks students at Ruth Rains Middle School who
have straight "A's" or 5 "A's" and 1 "B", no discipline referrals
and 2 or less absences are rewarded by being placed on the schools
Principal's List. These students come to lunch early each day for

six weeks.
6i' Graders
Allen, Courtney
Bischoff, Kaitlyn
Carter, Ashley
Dawson, China
Dillon, Juliette
Eyans, Shawna
Goodson, Lee"
Harris, Laytonya
Johnson, Tyler
Locke, Lindsey
Martin, Lysha
O'Steen, Lacy
Pinner, Brittany
Roberts, Kirby
Singleton, Nathan
S.tewart, Meriah

Thornton, Hillary
7th Graders
Adams, Jenna
Beckham, Jessilen
Bell, Jeremy
Brigman, Holly
Daniels, Courtney
Dillon, Jayson
Edmonds, Olivia
Fleming, Roxanne
Fowler, Charla
Gantt, Kelsey
Jacobs, Maggie
Keen, Kanieron
Land, Cassie

Lashley, Zach
Manos, Jacob
Martinez, Julio
Mingo, Robin
Pinner, Danielle
Rollison, Malena
Sullivan, Brett
Whittington, Ric
8th Graders
Abney, Ashley
Anguish, Kaci
Baer, Lonny
Cooper, Jonathan
Corbin, Taylor
Knuth, Shian
Land, Jacob
Thornton, Katie

LAKE CITY, FL This year marks a new and exciting format
f6r the, graduating nurses' "pinning" and the college wide
commencement ceremony at Lake City Community College
(CLCCC) with both being held this Friday. In the past, each
ceremony was held on separate days. To better coordinate the
nurses' pinning ceremony and increase the ease of their
participation in the general commencement ceremonies, the two
have been combined in one single day.
; The pinning ceremony will be held on Friday, May 6 at 2 p.m.
ini the Howard Gymnasium. A reception will follow in the Barney
E, McRae Jr. M.D. Medical Technology Auditorium. From 3-4:30
p.m.. cookies and lemonade will be served in the Pine Square
Pa\ ilion for early arriving college wide graduates. At 5 p.m. the
college wide graduation ceremony will also be held in the gym.,
Graduates, families and friends are invited to attend.
Approximately 1,160 students will officially receive degrees
from Lake City Community College for the academic year 2004-
05. About 970 students are expected to participate in the college
ivide ceremony this Friday. College compiled statistics indicate
that 7,426 students, credit and noncredit, attended LCCC last year
with an average age of 26. ,
: District Board of Trustees Chairperson J. Marcelle Richardson
will welcome and introduce the guests. Student Government
Association President Kristi Fuller will also give a welcome
address. Special speakers from the District Board of Trustees on
the agenda are: Dr. James Surrency, Gilchrist County; Stevie
LOndoi, Columbia County; Thomas Riherd II, Union County;
Richard J. Johnson, Columbia County; Kathryn McInnis, Dixie
County; and Harriet Wall, Dixie County. Dr. Charles W. Hall,
president of LCCC will award the degrees and certificates to the
graduates and Surrency will introduce the 2005 Distinguished
For more details about graduation, call the Student
Development Office at (386) 754-4336.

The School Board of Dixie County, Florida
Regular Board Meeting
Tuesday, May 10, 2005 6:00 PM
SLocation of Meetings: School Board Meeting
Facility at Highway 349 South,
Old Town, Florida
Call to Order, Invocation and Flag Pledge
A)Dixie County Career and Technical Education Opportunities
B)Dixie County High School Senior Career Fair (8 students)
A. Instructional Services (Baumer, Bray, Stanley)
; B. Support Service Division (Rains)
;i C. Anderson Elementary School (Durham)
D. Dixie County High School (Lord)
S.E. Old Town Elementary School (Wadsworth)
F. Ruth Rains Middle School (B. Baumer)
', 'G. Finance Department (Werner)
H. Superintendent & Board, Board Attorney
Members of the public wishing to address the Board must complete a name
card for the Board Secretary.
,placed here)
A. Minutes
S'B. Personnel
S'C. Enhancing Education Through Technology Grant
D. K-12 Comprehensive Researched-Based Reading Plan
S E. Medicaid Administrative Claiming System Partnership
F. School Board Meeting Date Revisions
G. Bid Awards for 2005-2006
H. Advertise for Revisions/Updates to School Board Policy
I. Fire Safety, Casualty and Sanitation Educational Facilities
Inspection Report
J. Substitutes for 2004-2005
K. Warrant Register
'It is hereby advised that persons desiring to appeal any action of the School Board
'of Dixie County may be required by Florida Statutes to provide verbatim transcript
:of said action. Persons with disabilities who require assistance to participate in the
:meeting are requested to notify the Office of the Superintendent at (352)498-6131
at least 48 hours in advance, so their needs can be accommodated.

Theta Kappa
LAKE CITY, Fla. Lake
City Community College
recently held the induction
ceremony into Xi Phi Chapter
of Phi Theta Kappa at Alfonso
Levy Performing Arts Center.
Phi Theta Kappa is an
international honor society
requiring a 3.5 grade point
average (GPA) in the semester
prior to invitation, an overall
3.0 GPA and a minimum of 12
college credit hours.
The following students
were inducted into the Lake
City Community College Xi
Phi Chapter of Phi Theta
Kappa at the 2004-05 Spring

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Dixie HIPPY Staff Attends
State Convention
The National HIPPY Convention was held in Fort Worth,
Texas on April 10-13, 2005. Dixie District Schools' HIPPY
Program was represented there by Parent Educators Judy Corbin
and Donna Hurley.

Donna Hurley & Judy Corbin try their hand at bull riding at the
HIPPY National Convention held in Fort Worth, Texas.

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The Dixie District School's HIPPY Program currently serves special a
50 families of preschoolers. Nationally, this program serves The(
hundreds of families in all states, including Hawaii. HIPPY stands is visib
for Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters. The entrance
program collaborates with other agencies as they prepare children Horseshc
for school success. HIPPY empowers parents as primary educators public i
of their children in the home and fosters parent involvement in through
school and community life to maximize the chances of successful of our 1
early childhood experiences. that are
Judy and Donna participated in many workshops and meetings of the
which will enhance our program here. The two cowgirls are maintena
pictured here riding a bull at Billy Bob's of Texas, which was one consume
of the stops on a tour of the city.

Heather Snellgrove Named To Colh
National Dean's List Sum
Heather Snellgrove was named to the National Dean's List for LAI
her excellence as a college student for the years of 2004 and 2005. Lake Cii
The National Dean's List is one of the most prestigious awards that will be
a college student can receive in the country. It's dedicated to hours in
students who show academic excellence throughout their college through
semester(s). Studefits are selected by Deans and faculty members will be
with only 1% of college students being honored. p.m.
Heather will be able to compete for scholarships of up to Thursda:
$50,000 for being named in the Dean's Lists' 28th edition. She Friday.
attends courses at Santa Fe Community College. Reg
She is the daughter of William Snellgrove of Cross City, again.
Florida, and Jackie Jackson Parks. She is the granddaughter of Le.arnmi
Christine Sumrall Snellgrove and the late Andrew Levelle will be
Snellgrove, both from Cross City, Florida, and John and Ethal p.m.
Jackson of Lake City, Florida. Thursday

i .xi(352) 498-331Cb ate2
(352) 498-3312


d Science
ives Award.
middle school
teacher Art Wyckoff
itly been awarded the
er Science Award for
;ct on native Florida
Wyckoff's -seventh
ience classes and his
Environmental Club
mbined to prepare an
sing the xeriscape
of Florida native
install the plants that
1 acquired within a
f 40 miles of Cross
individually identified
cimen with a 5" X 7"
plaque identifies: the
names, scientific
growth rate, hardiness
olerance to sunlight,
eight, width, and other
designated native area
ble from the main
to the school off :of
oe Beach Road. The
s welcome to stroll
and learn about some
ocal trees and shrubs
recommended because
ir hardiness, low
since and low water,,

ege On
mer Hours t
ty Community College,
gin summer session"
n May. As of May 94
August 13 the college:
open from 7:30 a.m.-5*
Monday through
y and closed n',

ular hours will begin;
on August 15. The;
g Resources Center:
open from 7:30 a.m.-9:
Monday through;






Tuesday, May 10

7-9 a.Im.

At Steinhatchee Family Medicine Center

(1209 1st Avenue South/Steinhatchee School)


enda r andt

Blood Screenings Available

Basic Panel ($10.00)
Lipid Profile
(Cholesterol, HDL, LDL)
Glucose (Blood Sugar)

Basic + PSA ($15.00)
Lipid Profile
(Cholesterol, HDL, LDL)
Glucose (Blood Sugar)
P.S.A (Prostate Cancer Test)



For more information, or to pre-register, call (352) 4989-5888.

Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, May 5, 2005

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P.O. BOX 1084

The holder of the following certificate has
filed said certificate for a tax deed to be
issued thereon. The certificate number
and year of issuance, the description of
the property, and the names in which it
was assessed are as follows:

Certificate No.: 650
May 22, 1998

Description of Property:

Parcel No.
3-4 .1-13-5665-0012-0260

Ldt"26, Block 12, SUWANNEE GARDENS
SUBDIVISION, according to the plat thereof
file in the Office of the Clerk of Court,
Digie County, Florida.

RC3 Box 363, Double Springs, AL 35553
Rt. 5, Haleyville, AL 35565
WARNING: Said property being -in the
County of Dixie, State of Florida. Unless
such certificate shall be redeemed
according to law the property described in
such certificate, shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the0e Dixie County
Courthouse on May 17th. 2005 at 11:00

Dated this April 12, 2005
Joe Hubert Allen
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628
By: Carla B. Downing, Deputy Clerk



52 NE 325th Avenue
Old Town, Florida 32680

The holder of the following certificate has
filer said certificate for a tax deed to be
issued thereon. The certificate number
and year of issuance, the description of
the property, and the names in. which it
was assessed are as follows:

Certificate No.: 448
May 22, 1998

Description of Property:

Parcel No ,

SUBDIVISION, by contract in OR BK 139
Pg. 761, Dixie County, Florida.

*Lorene J. Thomas, Cross City,,FL 32628
'Leighton & Amy Riddle
7950 Park Blvd., Lot #28,
Pinellas Park, FL 34665
Leighton & Amy Riddle,
HC2, Box 110-13, Old Town, FL 32680

WARNING: Said property being in the
County of Dixie, State oi Florida. Unless
such certificate shall be redeemed
according to law the property described in
such certificate_ shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the Dixie County
Courthouse on May 17th. 2005 at 11:00

Dated this April 12, 2005
JoitHubert Allen
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628
By Carla B. Downing, Deputy Clerk


NOrICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant
to Sections 163.3161 through 163.3215,
Fl)rida Statutes, and the Dixie County
Land Development regulations, as
amended, hereinafter referred to as the
Land 'Development Regulations,
objections, recommendations and
comments concerning a proposed
amendment, as described below, will be,
heard by the Board of County
Commissioners of Dixie County, Florida,
serving as the Planning and Zoning
Bdard and the Local Planning Agency, at
a public hearing on May 5, 2005 at 10:00
.a.m., or as soon thereafter a's the matter
can be heard, in the Board of County
'Commissioners Meeting Room, County
Courthouse located at 401 North Cedar
Street, Cross City, Florida.

ZC-05-03, a petition by Gene Sanchez
afd Coralene Sanchez, to request a
change of zoning classification on the
property described, as follows:

A- tract or parcel of land lying in Section
1);Township 13 South, Range 12 East,
DIxie County, Florida, which tract or
parcel is more particularly described as.

Commencing at 1/2" iron pipe (NO I.D.) At
tilteNorthwest corner of the SW 1/4 of the
SE'1/4 of said section 19: thence South 89
degrees 52 minutes 00 seconds East for a
distance of 201.51 feet: thence South 46
degrees 06 minutes 30 seconds West for
aidistance of 121.05 feet: thence South
49!degrees 40 minutes 00 seconds East
f6r'a distance of 110 feet to the point of
beginning of the herein described lands:
front said point of beginning, thence
Sbuth 64 degrees 03 minutes 11 seconds
E- I for a distance of 46.08 feet to the

Northerly right-of-way line of county road
349 (200 feet wide): thence south 41
degrees 50 minutes 42 seconds East for a
distance of 50.00 feet along said right-of-
way line and along a radial line of a curve
to the right to the Northerly right-of-way of
said county road 349 (100 feet wide):
thence along a curve to the right having a
radious of 1096.28 feet and an arc length
of 100.00 feet, being subtended by a
chord of South 50 degrees 45 minutes 59
seconds West for a distance of 99.97 feet
along said Northerly right-of-way line
(100.00 feet wide): thence North 53
degrees 32 minutes 07 seconds West for
a distance of 86.33 feet (not radial to said
curve): thence North 46 degrees 06
minutes 30 seconds East for a distance of
100.00 feet to the point of' beginning.
Together with and subject to convenants,
easements, and restrictions of record.

Said property contains 0.2147 acres more
or less, with Double Wide Mobile Home.

Parcel Identification Number: 19-13-12-


Subject to all valid easements, restrictions
and reservations of record, if any,
however, this shall not serve to reimpose
the same.

The .above described property does not
constitute the homestead property of the
grantor by changing the zoning district
the property described.as follows:

Parcel Identification Number: 19-13-12-

The public hearing may be continued to
one or more future dates. Any interested
party shall be advised that the date, time
and place of. any continuation of the
public hearing shall be announced
during the public hearing and that no
further notice concerning the matter will
be published, unless. said continuation
exceeds six calendar weeks from the date
of the, above referenced public hearing.

At the aforementioned public hearing, all
interested parties may appear and be
heard with respect to the proposed

Copies of the proposed amendment are
available for public inspection at the Office
of. the Land Development Regulation
Administrator,' located on Chavous
Avenue, Cross City, Florida, during
regular-business hours.

All persons are advised that if they decide
to appeal any decision made at the above
referenced public hearing, they will need
a record of the proceedings, and that; for
such purpose, they may'need to ensure
that a verbatim record of the proceedings
is made, wnich record includes ihe
testimony and evidence upon wvich the
appeal is to be based.



to Sections 163.3161 through 163.3215,
Florida Statutes, and the Dixie County
Land Development regulations, as
amended, hereinafter referred to as the
Land Development Regulations,
objections, recommendations and
comments concerning a :.roposerd
amendment, as. described below, will be
heard by the Board of County
Commissioners of Dixie County, Florida,
serving as the Planning and Zoning
Board and the Local Planning Agency, at
a public hearing on May 5, 2005 at 10:00
a.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter
can be heard, in the Board of County
Commissioners Meeting Room, County
Courthouse located at 401 North Cedar
Street, Cross City, Florida..

ZC-05-04, a petition by Lawrence Crow,
to request a change of zoning
classification on the property described,
as follows:

46.98 ACRES 23 10 13 NW 1/4 OF'SEC
109 P 341

Parcel Identification Number: 23-10-13-

Subject to all valid easements, restrictions
and reservations of record, if any,
however, this shall not serve to reimpose
the same.

The above descnbed property does .not
constitute the homestead property of the
grantor by changing the zoning district
HEAVY INDUSTRIAL (HI) on the property
described as follows:

Parcel Identification Number: 23-10-13-

The public hearing may be continued to
one or more future dates. Any interested
party shall be advised that the date, time
and place of any continuation of the
public hearing shall 'be announced
during the public hearing and that no
further notice concerning the matter will
be published, unless said continuation
exceeds six calendar weeks from the
date of the above 'referenced public

At the aforementioned public hearing, all
interested parties may appear and be
heard with respect to the proposed

Copies of the proposed amendment are
available for public inspection at the Office
of the Land Development Regulation
Administrator, located on Chavous
Avenue, Cross City, Florida, during



P.O. Box 920
Cross City, FL 32628

The holder of the following *certificate has
filed said certificate for a tax deed to be
issued thereon. The certificate number.
and year of issuance, the description of
the property, and the names 'In which it
was assessed areas follows:

Certificate No.: 614
May 30, 2001

Description of Property:

Parcel No.

County, Florida, as recorded in Plat Book
1, page 118 & 119 Official Records, Dixie
County, Florida.

*Jean Rickards Hunter
922 Vamar Street, Brandon, FI 33511
*Jean Rickards Hunter, 12850 State Road
84, #9,-3, Davie, FL 33325

WARNING: Said property being in the
County of Dixie, State of Florida. Unless
such certificate shall be redeemed
according to law the property described in
such certificate_ shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the Dixie County
Courthouse on June 7th. 2005 at 11:00

Dated. this April 28, 2005
Joe Hubert Allen
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Dixie Cpunty, Florida 32628
By: Carla B. Downing, Deputy Clerk

Spring shows what God
can do with'a drab and
dirty world.
-Virgil A. Kraft

regular business hours.

All persons are advised that if they decide
to appeal any decision made at the above
referenced public hearing, they will need
a record of the proceedings, and that, for
such purpose, they may need to ensure
that a verbatim record of the proceedings
is made, which record includes the
testimony and evidence upon which the
appeal is to be based.


to Sections 163.3161 through 163.3215,
Florida Statutes, and the Dixie County
Land Development Regulations, as
amended, hereinafter referred to as the
proposed amendment, as described
below, will be heard by the Board of
County Commissioners of Dixie County,
Florida, serving as the Planning and
Zoning Board and the Local Planning
Agency, a public hearing on May 5, 2005
at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the
matter can be heard, at Horseshoe Beach
City Hall located on Highway 351,
Horseshoe Beach, Florida.

ZC-05-03, a petition by Helen Groth, to
request a change of zoning change on
the property described, as follows:

A parcel of land in the,.Intersection of the
Eastern right-of-way line of county road
#351,'and.the section line of the Southern
boundary of Section 11, Township 12
South, Range 10 East, Dixie County,

Subject to all valid easements, restrictions,
and reservations of record, if any,
however, this shall not serve to reimpose
the same.

The above described property does not
constitute the homestead property of the
grantor by changing the zoning district
from RSF/MH (Residential Single
Family/Mobile Home) to CN (Commercial
Neighborhood) on the property
described as follows:

Begin at the point of intersection of the
Eastern right-of-way line. of County Road
#351 and the section line of the Southern
boundary of section 1,1, Township 12
South, Range-10 East, Dixie County,
Florida for the P, 0. C.: Thence N 09D 13'
26" E 'along said' East right-of-way line of
. County Road #351, 70.93 feet: Thence S
80D 38' 40" E 76.10 feet: thence S 08D
31' 15" W 59.43 feet: Thence N 89D 09'
08" W 77.66 feet back to the P.O. B.:
containing 0.11 acre more or less. (See
also OR book 200 Page 773).

The public hearing may be continued to
one or more future dates. Any interested
party shall be advised that the date, time
and place of any continuation of the
public hearing shall be announced
during the public hearing and that no
further notice concerning the matter-will
be, published.. unless sad corinuatirion
exceeds six : al-I r, r ee 'rom irhe ,1Ie
of the above referenced public hearing.

At the aforementioned public hearing, all
interested parties may appear and be
heard with respect to the proposed

Copies of the proposed amendment 'are
available for public inspection at the Office
of the Land Development Regulation
Administrator, located on Chavous
Avenue, Cross City, Florida, during
regular business hours.

All persons are advised that if they decide
to appeal any decision made at the above
referenced public hearing, they will need
a record of the proceedings, and that, for
such purpose, they may need to ensure
that a verbatim record of the proceedings
is made, which record includes the
testimony and evidence upon which the
appeal is to be based.
18 -1q

Dated this April 28, 2005
Joe Hubert Allen
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628
By: Carla B. Downing, Deputy Clerk

The Dixie District .School' Board is
requesting proposals for Architectural
Services (Architect for Minor Services) for
the School Year 2005-2006, Bid #06-12.

Planned projects are listed in the District's
most current Project Priority List (PPL) and
may or may not be undertaken by the
Board. Projects undertaken will be those
requiring a design professional under the
latest State Rules for Educational
Facilities. To secure a copy of the request,
please contact Ms. Pam Cannon at (352)


The School Food Service of Dixie District
Schools is now accepting bids for FRESH
BREAD for Anderson Elementary
Cafeteria, Dixie County High Cafeteria,
Old Town Elementary Cafeteria, and Ruth
Rains Middle Cafeteria, for the 2005-
2006 school year. Anyone interested can
pick up a bid packet at the Dixie District
School Business Services office, from
Pamela Cannon, located at 823 SE Hwy.
349 ("OLD" Old Town Elementary School)
during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,
Monday through Friday. All bids must be
sealed and returned to the Dixie District
School Business Services office by 10:00
a.m., May 12, 2005.

For further bidding information call Linda
Fowler, Food Service Coordinator at
(352) 498-1295.

There will be approximately 20 loaves of
'white bread and 30 packages of
hamburger buns used each day in the
school system, various amounts of the
others listed below.

Pullman Sandwich Loaf 24 oz.
Whole Wheat Loaf 24 oz.
#4 Hamburger Buns 30 pack
Sub/Hoagie Buns 18 or 24 pack
Hot Dog Buns 12 Pack

Bread must be delivered daily as needed.
Bread deliveries should be made before
7:00 a.m. each day during regular school
days, to each school food service
cafeteria beginning July 1, 2005.


Equal Opportunity:- The Dixie County
Board pledges itself to comply to Civil
Rights Act of 1964 (PL88-353) .to assure
that no person is denied employment or
subjected to different treatment on the
grounds of race, color, religion, national
origin, handicapping condition or political


252 SE 147th Avenue,
Old Town, Fl 32680

The holder of the following certificate has
filed said certificate for a tax deed to be
issued thereon. The certificate number
and year of issuance, the description of
the property, and the names in which it
was assessed are as follows:

Certificate No.: 762

May 30, 2001

Description of Property:
Parcel No.

Lot 51, less the East 203 feet thereof,
SUBDIVISION according to the plat thereof
recorded in Plat Book 1, Pages 66 and 67,
Public Records of Dixie County, Florida.

*David Abare, HC3, Box 231-A, Old Town,
FL 32680
*David Abare, HC3 Box.232, Old Town, FL

WARNING: Said property being in the
County of Dixie, State of Florida. Unless
such certificate shall be redeemed
"according to law the property described in
such certificate: shall be. sold to the
highest bidder at the Dixie County
Courthouse on June 7th. 2005 at 11:00

Dated this April 28, 2005
Joe Hubert Allen
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628
By: Carla B. Downing, Deputy Clerk


P.O. Box 920
Cross City, FL 32628

The holder of the following certificate has
filed said certificate for a tax deed to be
issued thereon. The certificate number
and year of issuance, the description of
the property, and the names in which it
was assessed are as follows:.

Certificate No.: 554
May 30, 2001

Description of Property:

Parcel No.

Lot Nine (9) of ROBIN WOODS
SUBDIVISION, a subdivision as recorded
in Plat Book 1, Page 131 of the Public
Records of Dixie County, Florida.

*Lewis Frederic Brooks
638' 93rd Avenue North,
St. Petersburg, FI 33702
*Lewis Frederic Brooks,'6842 32nd
Avenue N., St. Petersburg, FL 33710

WARNING: Said property being in the
County of Dixie, State of Florida. Unless
such certificate shall be redeemed
according to law the property described in
such certificate, shall be sold tok the
highest bidder at the Dixie Cgunty_

Courthouse on June 7th. 2005 at 11:00

Dated this April 28, 2005
Joe Hubert Allen
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628
By: Caria B. Downing, Deputy Clerk

Proposals must be submitted in a manner
proscribed in the request package
available from Ms. Cannon at the
Business Services Office not later than
10:00 A.M. on May 16, 2005.

Proposals will be opened and
evaluations will begin on May.16, 2005 at
10:30 A.M. at the Business Services Office
at the Old Town Educational Center in Old
Town, Florida 32680.
The Dixie County School Board is an
equal opportunity, affirmative action
employer. Dixie County School Board
pledges itself to comply with the Civil
Rights Act of 1984 (PL 86-352) to assure
that no person is denied employment or
subjected to different treatment on the
grounds of race, color,, religion, national
origin, handicapping condition or political



The holder of the following certificate has
filed said certificate for a tax deed to be.
issued thereon. The certificate number
and year of issuance, the description of
the property, .and the names in which it
was assessed are as follows:

Certificate No.: 1116
May 29, 2003

Description of Property:

Parcel No.

Lot- 17, Block 26, SUWANNEE GARDENS
SUBDIVISION as shown by plat of said
subdivision of record of Plat Book No. One
of the public records of Dixie County,

*Dorothy L. Price
19221 Pelkey, Detroit, MI 48205
*Deborah Ann VanDyke
19221 Pelkey, Detroit, MI 48205
*Dorothy L. Price, 12096 Fielding, Detroit,
MI 48228 -
*Deborah Ann VanDyke, 12096 Fielding,,
Detroit, MI 48228

WARNING: Said property being in the
County of Dixie, State of Florida. Unless
such certificate shall be redeemed
according to law the property described in
suqh i certificate, shall be sold to. the
highest bidder at the Dixie County
Courthouse on June 7th. 2005 at 11:00

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IThursday. May 5th

"Crazy Hat Party"

Suwannee Baptist Church Suwannee, FL

10:30 A.M.

Join Adults 50 Years Old & Older

At A Covered Dish Luncheon!

Sponsored by the Lafayette Baptist Association of Churches.
Senior Adult Groups from area churches are encouraged to
attend this time of fellowship, fun and friends.

Contact Nancy Holifield at 498-3881

for more information.
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PROJECT: Town of Cross City Wastewater
Treatment Plant Improvements and Land.
Application System Phase II of II Cross ,
City, Dixie County, Florida

OWNER: Town of Cross City
99 NE 210th Avenue
Cross City, Florida 32628

ENGINEER: Darabi & Associates, Inc.
730 NE Waldo Road, Building A
Gainesville, Florida 32641
Telephone: (352) 376-6533


The Project is located in Dixie County,:
Florida in the Town of Cross City. -, -

The 'Work is generally described, as
furnishing all labor, materials, equipment,..
tools, transportation, services, and,
incidentals and' performing all work-
* necessary to" provide the Owner with.
wastewater treatment system
improvements in the Town of Cross City.
The project generally includes a 52-acre .
sprayfield, wastewater effluent: pump
station, wet-weather. storage pond
improvements, and sitework. Contractor
should be aware that the sprayfield 'will
be constructed in a naturally forested
area. Sprayfield layout will be such as to,
reduce environmental impact and 'will-
require coordination with, the Engineer...
Dewatering may be.-required during-
construction of the effluent pump station
and/or sprayfield piping.

All work shall be in accordance with the'
construction drawings, specifications and
contract documents..


Bidding and contract documents may be'
examined at the office of the Engineer.

Copies of the documents may be obtained
at Engineer's office for $200 per set,-
which constitutes the cost for reproduction
and handling. Checks shall be payable to
Engineer. Payment is non-refundable.'

A mandatory pre-bid -meeling will be held
at the Cross City City Hall at 10:00 AM.
Friday, May 20, 2005.

Bids shall be completed on the enclosed -
Bid Form as set forth in the Instructions to
bidders and otherwise be in omplia1nc4,
with the Bidding documents. Sealed bids.'
will be received at Town of Cross City, 'City
Hall, 99 NE 210th Avenue, Cross City, -
Florida 32628-0417 until 2:00 P.M. (local
time) on Friday, June 3, 2005, at which
time and place all bids will be opened
Any bids received after the specified time"'
and date will not be considered: -

Attention of Bidders is particularly calle;to,
the requirements as to conditions- of
employment to be observed and minimum
wage rates to be paid under the Contract,
Section 3, Segregated Facilities, Section
109 Executive Order 11246, and all.,
applicable laws and regulations of the
federal government and State of Florida,
and bonding and insurance

For further information or clarification,
contact the project engineer, Rebecca
Kelner, E.I., at the Engineer's office. -

See The.,,


For All





Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, May 5, 2005



FOR SALE Woods mower $300; Mini Axle
for dump truck $700; call (352) 542-8476.
HOT DOT & PEANUT STAND fully equipped
$900.00; beautiful hogs $20. $80. Call
FOR SALE- Sofa & love seat (very good
condition); 2 Lazy boy recliners (blue); 1
mauve swivel rocker. Will sell one or all
together. (386) 935-4842.
FOR SALE Jet III power wheel chair, like
new, other accessories for invalid. No
reasonable offer refused. (352) 542-9341.
19 '
FOR SALE Maternity clothes, sizes small to
medium, includes jeans, shirts, shorts &
dresses. In excellent condition, prices vary,
call, 356-1845, leave message.
FOR SALE DRUM SET- 5 piece Tama with
13" Sabian hi-hat & 16" thin crash includes
stool $500.00; AIR CONDITIONER -
window unit, 18,000 BTU heat/air,
Frigidaire, 220 Volt $250.00; PORTA-
POTTI Sears, for RV $25.00; DOOR -
interior w/casing 2'x0", ready to hang -
$30.00. Call 542-8336.
FOR SALE 4 Ton A/C, Intertherm
w/thermostat, works great, good condition in
Old Town, call 542-1933:.
19 -
ELECTRICAL- Variety of switch boxes,
couplings, pipe damps, spools of wire, and
a variety of electrical fittings all brand new...
half price or OBO for the lot. Call-Sid at 498-
3312 (days) or 498-2991.
BATHROOM SINKS Two oval bathroom
sinks, $10 each. Call Sid at 498-3312 (days)
or 498-2991.
AUCTION: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays & Every
Saturday, 6 p.m., 3 miles south of Cross City
on Hwy. 19 at Old Drive In Now taking
consignments. (352) 356-0721. AB#2424,
Evening & weekend appts. Individual &
couples. Confidential. Licensed
Psychologist, (850) 233-1874, Perry.
excellent condition, only cut 110 acres, barn
stored all year. Fella Tedder TH540T-
$3.870; NH -Rake-216 $12.330; NH Mower
1432 $16740: NH Round Baler 688 -
18,720, call'(352) 375-6132 or (352) 472-
*New Shipment of Beautiful Baskets $8.00 -
*African Violets $3.50 each.
*Blueberry Plants 3/$10.00.
*Dahlias $3.50
A & K NURSERY 356-1189
Next to Dixie Co. Health Dept.
Open: Tues. Sat. -- 9A-5P
GUNTOWNUSA Gun Sales, Repairs,
GREAT PRICES. on special orders. Store
hours: 12 Noon 5 P.M., Tues., Fri. Buy, Sell
& Trade. Concealed weapons training
classes, call for appointment. Call 542-
FOR SALE Outlaw 4-wheeler tires,
26x12x12, will fit Yamaha or Honda, set of 2,
asking $200.00, call 356-1845, leave
FOR SALE 4 tires, size 16, 1000 miles on
them. $100.00, call Violet Rayman, (352)
FOR SALE 1988 Lincoln Mark VII, in very
good condition, runs excellent, in Old Town,
pall 542-1933.
FOR SALE 1989 2WD Chevy truck, asking
$2500.00 080, serious inquiries only. Call
498-6011 for more information.
FOR SALE 2002 Silver, Acura TL, TypeS,
black leather, navigation system, 6 disc
Boise changer, spoiler, loaded, $21,500
cO0, call (352) 356-0555.

yARD SALE Nina's Hair Care, Sat 9:00
m. 12:00 Noon. (May 7th), 555 King Ave.,
irdss City.

'YARD SALE Saturday, May 7, 8am 12
npon, at Tracy Brannin Groom's home on the
udolph Parrot Rd. off of the Horseshoe
$Eeach Road, follow signs. Little girls clothes,
4home interior, lots of other items.
YARD SALE Friday, May 6th, Suwannee
"lumber road, dishes, pots, pans, clothes
nots, dresser. Lots of stuff.
.-FAMILY YARD SALE- Fri. & Sat., May 6 &
~.7:Noah Lord Road, between Hwy. 19 & 55
A, Old Town.


HELP WANTED Part-time employee for
City Clerk's Office The Town of Horseshoe
Beach is advertising for a part-time
employee for the City Clerk's office, which
wbuld include a training period. Five hours
a' week would be guaranteed and the
einployee would be subject to be on call in
the absence of the City Clerk. Please contact
Sheila Brown, City Clerk at (352) 498-5234,
by; May 20, 2005. We are an Affirmative

Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
JOB VACANCY Dixie District Schools-
Position: Kindergarten Teacher.
Location: Old town Elementary School.
Contact: Anne Stanley, Personnel Director,
Dixie District Schools, P.O. Box 890, Cross
City, FI 32628, Ph. (352) 498-6149, FAX
(352) 498-1308.
Term of Employment: 2005-2006 School
Year. Application Deadline: Open until filled.
We are an affirmative action/Equal
Opportunity Employer.
HIRE BONUS for experienced drivers! Call
about dry bulk & Flatbed positions at our
Newberry Terminal. (866) 300-8759.
DRIVERS NEEDED A Materials Group has
immediate openings for Drivers. Must have
Florida CDL A or B and no more than 7
points on license. DOT physical and drug
screening required. Apply in person at A
Materials, 8191 NW 160th Street, Chiefland,
FL or 940 NW 247th Drive, Newberry, FL
HELP WANTED (2) part-time caregivers
needed for the Cross City/Steinhatchee
area. Starting at $8.00 per hour. Must have
some experience and good documentation
skills, call (352) 490-9299.
HELP WANTED Knight's Products is now
accepting applications for Truck Drivers,
Mechanics, and Freight
Dispatch/Coordinator. Apply in person, M-F
at 1963 SW Horseshoe Rd., Cross City. Call
(352) 498-7127 for appointment.
HELP WANTED The Dixie County Board of
County Commissioners is accepting
applications for Assistant Solid
Waste/Mosquito Control Coordinator.
Benefits include health insurance, life
insurance, paid vacation & retirement.
Application must be over 21 years old, have
a high school diploma, have a Class B CDL,
be willing to work. some after hours &
evenings., have a working knowledge -of
heavy equipment and have basic computer
In the first 120 days of employment, the
applicant must be willing to get license in the
following fields: Transfer Station Operator,
Construction and Demolition Operator and
Pest Control no exceptions. Salary will be
contingent on experience.
Applications are available at the Dixie
County Commissioners Office at the Dixie
County Courthouse and will be accepted
through 5 pm on Wednesday, May 5, 2005.
A pre-employrnent drug test and background
check is required.
For further information contact Joe Ruth at
(352) 356-0033.
Dixie County is a drug'free workplace and
an EOE.

Facility Expanding
Up to $3500

Weekend Program, All Shifts
Under new ownership with
competitive starting wages.

Consider a long term career in
Health-care where the
relationships with your patients
and your co-workers can be long
term too! Come be a part of a
team where "Care is Our
300 NW 1st Ave., Williston,
(352) 528-3561,

PT/FT For Charting Only.
Williston Health Care & The
Manor at Gainesville. Attention
to Detail, Organized, and
Possess Customer Relations
skills. Come be a part of a team
where "Care Is Our Business".

Apply in person 300 NW 1st
Ave., Williston, (352) 528-3561,

Join Our Staff...

Under new ownership with
competitive starting wages

Consider a long term career in
Healthcare, where the
relationships with your patients
and your co-workers can be
long-term too! Come be a part of
a team where "Care Is Our
300 NW 1st Ave., Williston,
(352) 528-3561, DFWP, EOE.

HELP WANTED The Dixie County Board of
County Commissioners is accepting
applications for Truck Driver/Equipment
Operator for the Solid Waste Department.
Benefits include health insurance, life
insurance, paid vacation and retirement.

Starting Salary and $7.54 per hr. Applicant
must have Class A CDL in good standing.
Applications are available at the Dixie
County Commissioners Office at the Dixie
County Courthouse and will be accepted
through 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5, 2005.
a pre-employment drug test is required.
For further information contact Joe Ruth at
(352) 356-0033.
Dixie County is a drug free workplace and
an EOE.
HELP WANTED J & R Masonry, masons,
carpenters & laborers, must have own
transportation, mostly working in Gainesville
area. Morning # (352) 215-0149, evening
(352) 542-7860.
HELP WANTED Tractor trailer driver, 3
years driving experience, CDL Class A &
backhoe/loader operator, (352) 542-3006,
leave message.
HELP WANTED Scoggins Chevy Buick in
Chiefland has an opening for a
salesperson. Experience not required, will
train the right person. Fax resume to (352)
493-4815 or apply in person @1424 N
Young Blvd., Chiefland, FL. EOE, DFWP.
HELP WANTED Cashier, apply in person
at Pinner's Oasis, US 19 N, across from high
school, 498-3236.
- Drivers needed, Class A CDL, (2) years
experience required, DFWP, call (386) 294-
Accepted. 1, 2 & 3 BR, HC and non-HC
accessible apartments. We pay pest control,
water, sewer & garbage. On-site laundry
facility. Call (352) 498-3175. Hwy. 351A
Timber Lane, Cross City, FL TDD/TTY 711.
Equal Housing Opportunity.
FOR RENT Office Space/Retail Space on
busy US 19. Call Phillip for details. (352)
SERVICES: Individual 'counseling and
support groups for women are offered
through Another Way, Inc. Services are
confidential and free. Contact any of our
Outreach offices at (352) 486-3305, (352)
498-1293, (386) 758-4843 or (386). 792-
2747 for an appointment or the location and
times of group counseling. Another way, Inc.
also provides two 2-4nour crisis lines,
Sexual Assault 1-866-875-7983, Domestic
Violence 1-800-500-1119, information and
referral services, legal advocacy, community
education, and professional training for law
enforcement, health care and educational



Bulldozers, Backhoes,
Loaders, Dump Trucks,
Graders, Scrapers,
Next Class: May 31"t
-National Certification
-Financial Assistance
-Job Placement
Associated Training Services
REPAIRS work on most outdoor law
mower equipment. Call anytime, 498-3961.
Husqvarna, Ayp, Murray, Sears, MTD, Brigg
Kohler, Robin & Honda. Blades for mo
mowers. BEAUCHAMP SAW SHOP, (352
WELL DRILLING 2 inch & 4 inch wi
drilling *Pump Sales, Repair & Servic
*Water Conditioners, Iron Filters, Sulphi
Removal & Water Softeners -State Li
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(352) 498-3038.
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COMPANY, INC., Roy Jones, Opr. Mgr. (352
542-9817, Tim Mead, Rep. (352) 542-1759
or 1-800-437-1128 Anytime.
0026232. Call (352) 542-8592.

Custom homes, built on your lot. Precision
Development, P. 0. Box 249, 26761 SE Hwy.
19, Old Town, (352) 542-8416.
$200.00 up. 4 corner stones $75.00. Call
Dixie Monument Co., 542-3432. Beh
Barber, Jr.
for you $17.00 per month,
multiple billing options. Lic.
#2004-0437. Call (352) 213-9474.

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