Dixie County advocate
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028409/00031
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Title: Dixie County advocate
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Rose O. Chavous
Place of Publication: Cross City Fla
Creation Date: August 4, 2005
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Cross City (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Dixie County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Dixie -- Cross City
Coordinates: 29.635278 x -83.124722 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1922?
General Note: Publisher: Skipper K. Jones, <1994>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 24, no. 15 (Oct. 10, 1946).
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Dixie Sighting.........20
Right To The Point....2
Buddy Martin............9
Flags Presented.....10
Fast Lane................... 8
School Budget......16-17
Free/Reduced Lunch.14
Turner Pt. Landing...5
All-Star Baseball............ 9
FCATAchievers .........11
Circle of Hope........15

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Classified ........ 20
Meetings &
Events ............... 4
Roil Call...........11
Religion.......6 &7
Sports..........8 & 9

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...In The Suwannee River Valley at.......CROSS CITY, FLORIDA
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J 7he only Newspaper & Official organ of Dixie C~ounty .............
-1.Vol. 83, No. 32, 1 Section, 20 Pages Thrdy uut4 055

"They're Here!"...

Scallop Season Picking Up


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Dixie County High School (352) 498-6410
8:15 A.M. 2:40 P.M.
Ruth Rains Middle School (352) 498-1346
8:10 A.M. 2:32 P.M.
Anderson Elementary School (352) 498-1333
8:05 A.M. 2:15 RM.
Old Town Elementary School (352) 542-7818
8:00 A.M. 2:25 P.M.



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Pictured from the top (left) Vinnie & Jillian Carta show-off some of the scallops they helped harvest. (right)
Tony & Karen Myslicki got their quota in several hours of hitting low tide. Bottom (left) Annie Sellers has
been one busy lady shucking scallops for Sea Hag customers. (right) Tony Mayslicki shows how, the meat is
large, even ihougih the shells are smaller this season.

By Terri Langford Staff Writer
This )ear's scallop season got off to a slow start due to rains and flooding rivers pouring fresh,
water into the Gulf. Last week reports of business picking up were good news not only for local
businesses, but for those visitors that make the yearly trek to our coast for the annual event.
At the Sea Hag Marina in Steinhatchee, reports of "lots of scallops" were not exaggerated as
boats began to come in around 1:00 pm with their quota of the tasty shellfish and continued on until
just before dark. While some are keeping to the north of the Steinhatchee River, others have started
to venture south towards Pepperfish and Bull Cove.
Scott Martinez, Tyler Rice and his family and Tony & Karen Myslicki traveled from Clearwater
and said they had good luck to the north. They struck out around 10:00 am and things were slow
until low tide, when the water cleared up. "It didn't take long once low tide hit," stated Martinez.
These three families have enjoyed coming for the scallop season for several years. now and love it.
See, "SCALLOPS," continued page 20

*5th First Day for Students
(1/2 Day)
*241h Early Release Day
*51h Labor Day Schools Closed
*14th Early Release Day
*5th Early Release Day
*21st Parent/Teacher
Conference Day (Students Out)
*24ih Students & Teachers Out
(Emergency Make-up Day)
*41h Homecoming
*9tr, Early Release Day
*23rd. 24t1h, 25th
Thanksgiving Hol-.days
*71h Early Release Day
*16th End of 1st Semester
*19th Winter Vacation Begins

*3rd Teachers Return
*4th Students Return
*16 M.L. King Day -
Schools Closed
*25th Early Release Day
*1 7th Teacher In-Service Day
Students Out)
*10th Parent/Teacher
Conference Day
(Studenis Out)
*131h. 141h, 15th Tri-County Fair
(Students & Teachers Out)
*17th -21st Spring Break
*3rd Early Release Day
*19th DCHS Graduation
*24th Last Day of 2nd Semester
*26th Last Day for Teachers



1Cross City Cemetery

'Plot Fees Increased

The Cross City Cemetery will be raising their plot fees, but will also
undergo some improvements in the next several months.

4By Terri Langford Staff Writer
Last month the Cross City City Council voted to increase the
fees for burial plots in the Cross City Cemetery from $200.00 to
$500.00. The decision was made due to the rising costs associated
with maintenance and upkeep of the cemetery. This is the first
increase since 1992. See "CEMETERY," continued page 5


Beach Disaster


Center To Open
State and federal officials
today announced the opening
of a three-day Disaster
Recovery Center (DRC) in
Horseshoe Beach at the City
Hall at 185th Street. The
center will open on Monday,
Aug. 8, and close on
Wednesday, Aug. 10, with'
hours of operation from 8 a.m.
to 6 p.m.
Homeowners, renters and
business owners with damages
caused by Hurricane Dennis
are urged to register for
assistance before going to the
DRC by calling 1-800-621-
FEMA (3362). The TTY
number is 1-800-462-7585 for
those who are speech- or
hearing-impaired. The phone
See "FEMA", cont. pg. 5


Old Town Resident Injured In House Fire

"Past & Present

Pictured left is Scott Garner, Assistant Emergency Services Director and George Tompkins, III of Station
21 working to keep the fire that ravaged the home of Old Town resident this past Monday.


Pictured left to right-back row: Commissioners Alton Land, Chairman Marcus Hays, James Valentine, and
Buddy Lamb. Front row, left to right: Joye Woodall, Ruby Welch and Commissioner John Driggers.
See "Sheriffs", continued page 20

By Terri Langford Staff Writer
Richard Sickler, 81, of Old Town received
serious burns while escaping from his burning
home this past Monday, August Ist and was
flown to Shands UF Bum Center in Gainesville.
The 911 call came in at approximately 1:30
pm. Fire fighters from Stations 21 and 41 rushed
to the scene, but were unable to save the mobile
home and addition located off Oak Street in the
Forest Hills Subdivision. William Sickler,
Richard's son, who lives several blocks away
stated that the house was fully engulfed by the
time he arrived, just moments after his cousin
spotted the fire. "There were flames
everywhere," William noted.
William found his injured father sitting in
the driveway and was able to talk to him. before

Dixie EMS transported him to the heli-pad. "He
said that he was watching TV on the couch
when his gas stove exploded," William stated.
"He was able to climb out of a bedroom
window," he added.
Richard received serious bums to his arms,;
back and head. "His hair was melted into his
scalp," William stated. "He was burnt bad."
Richard was unable to afford insurance on
the home he had lived in since 1980. Anyone-.
wishing to help Mr. Sickler can contact the local.
Red Cross at 214-2117.
The State Fire Marshall has been called to'
investigate, as is required by law in house fires.
As of press time that was no word on their

Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, August 4, 2005

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P.O. Box 5030 Cross City, FL 32628-5030
Ph. (352) 498-3312 FAX (352) 498-0420
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Includes Tax

Official Organ & Only Newspaper
Published in Dixie County

Sue Chewning.............................. Editor
Terri Langford..........................Reporter
Joyann Rogers.............Office Manager
The Dixie County Advocate is owned by H, & L Media, LLC of Dixie
Deadline for news and announcements is 5:00 p.m. on
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'with check to the above address. Ads can also be paid with debit or
credit cards.
All material published herein is the property of the Dixie
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:distribution, in whole or in part, is forbidden without the permission of
'the publisher.
Letter to the Editor Policy: In order to provide an open forum
*on issues and concerns to our readers, we publish (space permitting)
:every letter that we receive that is signed by the writer. Unsigned and
:"anonymous" letters that are inflammatory, slanderous, or libelous.
-Letters promoting a commercial enterprise are not published. The
*Advocate reserves the right to edit all submissions.
Committed to Accuracy: Errors of Fact appearing in news
columns will be corrected if the error substantially affects the
-information contained therein. Call, email or write the Editor to report
: Errors of Fact.
Internet: New stories, along with selected pictures, legal ads,
'classified ads and obituaries are posted weekly to www.dcadvocate.net.
THE DIXIE COUNTYADVOCATE (USPS 158-760) is published weekly.
for $21.40 Tri-County Area & $27.82 Out of Tri-County Area, per
year by the Dixie County Advocate, 174 NE 351 Hwy., Cross City, Fl
32628. Periodical postage paid at Cross City, Florida. POSTMASTER:
Send address changes to DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, P.O. Box 5030,
Cross City, FL 32628.


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Jerry Prater

On the road again with Hanoi Jane
After a belated, minimal and altogether unconvincing gesture of
apology for giving aid and comfort to the enemy during the
Vietnam War, Jane Fonda has once again embarked on a project
Inspired by her perverted social conscience.
Hanoi Jane has found yet another war that she wants us to lose.
You guessed it, she wants us to forfeit the one we're now involved
in-the war that deposed and led to the capture of Saddam
Hussein, a certifiably evil dictator, and secured a prospect of
freedom for the oppressed people of Iraq.
Thus far, Jane hasn't organized a gaggle of peaceniks to visit
the enemy in the field, but that's probably because a) they don't let
us know where they hide, and b) they don't like "infidels," even the
pnes who aid their cause. At the very least, they take them captive
-and hold them for ransom. And wouldn't Hanoi Jane bring a fine
sum from the Hollywood crowd, and wouldn't that suit Jane just
;fine, since the money would go to buy weapons from her old
:friends in the Far East to kill more of our military personnel?
Ms. Fonda explains that this is, "...the only war [she] has
,opposed since Vietnam." Well, duuuuh! There have been more
;than a few skirmishes of a military nature, but the only intervening
uwar (involving the United States) was the 1991 Gulf War, and that
lasted hardly long enough for Jane to get out of bed with whomever
'tshe happened to be in bed with at the time. (I think that might have
,been Ted Turner, but don't quote me.)
But, I digress. Jane's latest junket will be for the primary
'^purpose of promoting her book, My Life So Far, which is already
'being substantially discounted on the Internet, and could be on sale
for a couple of bucks at Dollar General by next March, which is
,when she plans to hit the highway in-get this: a bus powered by
,vegetable oil!
Well, that ought to keep the animal rights activists happy. All
those poor, innocent dinosaurs who died 50 million years ago, just
!so that we could have fossil fuels....
I Only trouble is, vegetable oil as a motor fuel is nothing new.
,Willie Nelson has been marketing it for years, though it hasn't
exactly caught on. Not all that many veggie/gas stations out there,
,you know.
I Even before Willie (and don't you know that's going back a few
.years!) there was this guy named Rudolf Diesel, for whom the
type of engine he developed back in 1885 was named, and it ran on
'vegetable oil! He exhibited a veggie-powered diesel at the 1900
World's Fair, and predicted that this fuel would eclipse petroleum
as a source of power for internal combustion engines. But alas,
SProhibition came along a few years later, and all the corn was
} diverted to other uses.
Imagine, though, if vegetable fuel had caught on. When Mom
said, "Eat your vegetables, they're good for you!" you could have
told her you were just practicing conservation to keep the price of
i motor fuel down, and how about another pork chop?
S.Pioor. Jane. She's 67 years old, decidedly past her prime as a
SphysicM fitness guru, way too old for a re-make of "Barbarella,"
and *ipw she's trying to resurrect her image as an anti-war activist
jin aiEiffort to peddle a book that hasn't exactly been what you
cofd tall a best-seller.
- VAiid she's also latching on to Willie Nelson's gimmick by
Going on the road again in a veggie-powered bus. Now, what was
that Other song Willie did? Something about waking up with a two,
I believe....
Willie Nelson, you wrote Jane's life (so far).

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Boyd Staff Holds Office Hours
In Cross City, August 11th
A member of Congressman Allen Boyd's (D-North Florida)
staff will be visiting Cross City on the second Thursday of every
month so the people of Dixie County have the opportunity to
personally discuss issues concerning them.
Congressman Boyd's staff is trained to assist constituents with
a cariety of issues relating to various federal agencies. It is
important to the Congressman that his staff is available for those
who are not able to travel to either his Panama City or Tallahassee
Office hours with Congressman Boyd's staff are Thursday,
August 11, 2005 from 10:00AM- 12:00PM.

Congress Calls For strict Rules On
Pesticide Testing Of Humans
Outrage over a planned program to use children from low
income Florida families for pesticide testing has led Congress to
block all such tests until the Environmental Protection Agency sets
strict guidelines for pesticide tests involving humans. The
moratorium, approved late Tuesday, was announced Wednesday
by House and Senate negotiators working to finalize the Interior
appropriations bill.
The amendment denies the agency any money for human
experiments with pesticides. It also orders the agency to develop
standards for testing protocols within six months of the passage of
the bill and requires that any future testing does not include
pregnant women of children.
In the Florida program, officials had recruited several dozen
parents to sign up their children for a pesticide test, promising that
the families would receive up to $970 over two years.
The program led two Senate Democrats, Barbara Boxer of
California and Bill Nelson of Florida, to hold up the confirmation
of the new agency administrator, Stephen L. Johnson, until he
agreed to end the program, which he did.

Dixie County
Burglary of a Conveyance.
LONG, JANICE, 50, VOP Felony
Felony DWLS/R (Habitual Offender)
HAREN, KEITH, 50, Failure To
Stop for Inspection.
Attaching Tag Not Assigned -
Charlotte Co.
Substance Purchase Within 1000
Feet of School.
WILLIAMS, NIKIA, 21, State Bed
Warrants, 4 Cts., Passing Worthless
Checks, DUI, Possession Drug
Paraphernalia, Possession of
(4Cts.), DWLS/R (3 Cts.), Leaving
Scene of Accident (2Cts.), FTA
DWLS/R Levy Co.
Purchase Marijuana.




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-Gerard Depardieu


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Letter to the Editor
Water Pump Stolen
The only means for family members to water flowers on their
loved ones graves has been stolen from the Butler Cemetery.
The Butler Cemetery is a private, non profit organization and it
is run by a Board of Trustees. All funds are donated.
Please return our water pump. No questions will be asked.
Thank you,
Evonne Cline
Letter To The Editor
If it is true that Dixie County ranks among the poorest of the
State and the highest for unwed mothers, there must be many
small children that can benefit from the merchandise available at
the two consignment shops on Highway 19 in Cross City.
If you are of low-income or just a shopper that enjoys a good
buy, these two stores offer a wide variety, in excellent condition.
However, it is that of children that is most plentiful, and at
prices affordable to anyone. Clothing, shoes, toys and books.
Nursery items, decorations and eating tools.
Both stores are locally owned and operated. They are open with
convenient hours, with phones listed and plenty of parking.
Gladys Rollinson
Small Business Health Fairness Act
Passes U.S. House With Bipartisan
Support NFIB Urges Senate to Follow
Suit and Address Skyrocketing Cost of
Health Insurance
TALLAHASSEE, July 27, 2005 -In Washington, D.C., the
U.S. House of Representatives passed the Small Business Health
Fairness Act of 2005 (H.R. 525), a bill that would allow small
businesses the same access to affordable health insurance that big
business and unions enjoy. The bill passed by a 263-165 vote,
with 36 Democrats joining 227 Republicans.
"NFIB appreciates Florida's representatives in Congress who
voted to help make health insurance more accessible and
affordable for our state's job creators Florida's small-business
owners," NFIB/Florida Assistant State Director Patrick Arrington
said. "NFIB's small-business members encourage Senator Nelson
to join Senator Martinez, a cosponsor of the U.S. Senate's version
of the bill (S. 406), and his colleagues in the House to help make
health insurance more affordable for Main Street businesses.
Access to affordable health insurance is the No. 1 issue for NFIB's
15,000 members in Florida and 600,000 members nationwide."
Florida's representatives who voted in favor of H.R. 525 included
Republicans Jeff Miller (1st Dist-Fla.), Ander Crenshaw (4th Dist-Fla.),
Ginny Brown-Waite (5th Dist-Fla.), Cliff Stearns (6th Dist-Fla.), John L.
Mica (7th Dist-Fla.), Ric Keller (8th Dist-Fla.), Michael Bilirakis (9th
Dist-Fla.), C.W. Bill Young (10th Dist-Fla.), Adam H. Putnam (12th Dist-
Fla.), Katherine Harris (13th Dist-Fla.), Connie Mack (14th Dist-Fla.),
Dave Weldon (15th Dist-Fla.), Mark Foley (16th Dist-Fla.), Ileana Ros-
Lehtinen (18th Dist-Fla.), Lincoln Diaz-Balart (21st Dist-Fla.), E. Clay
Shaw Jr. (22nd Dist-Fla.) and Mario Diaz-Balart (25th Dist-Fla.).
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) is
Florida's and the nation's largest small-business advocacy group.
A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization founded in 1943, NFIB
represents the consensus views of its 600,000 members in
Washington and all 50 state capitals: For more information on
NFIB/Florida, visit www.nfib.com/FL.

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*Ruth Rains Middle School
*Anderson Elementary School
*Dixie County High School

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*Acute & Chronic Disease Care -Minor Surgical Procedures
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*Well Child & Newborn Care -Family Planning
*School & Sports Physicals *School Health Services
*Treatment-for Asthma *Preventative Health Care
*WIC Coupons -Dental Services
*Laboratory & X-Ray -HIV Anonymous & Confidential Testing
*Child & Adult Immunizations -Kiddy Corner Play Area for Children
*Attention Deficit Disorder Evaluation & Treatment

Board Certified Pediatrician To Care For Your Children
Board Certified Internist To Care For Adults
Medical Providers To See Your Children At School



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Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, August 4, 2005

Events For The Week Of:
Aug 4th-10th,2005

Medical, Donations & Volunteer
* 55 Alive Volunteer
Instructors Needed Previous
experience is of no consequence,
training sessions provided. Call:
2001 Rx Program free
breathing medications and
Nebulizers asthma, emphysema
or COPD for qualified patients.
Call: 800-344-5764.
Florida Department of Elder
Affairs Volunteers needed for
the SHINE (Serving Health
Insurance Needs of Elders)
Program. Comprehensive
training provided with flexible
hours. Call: 1-800-262-2243
Hospice of North Central
Florida To request
information about volunteering
opportunities, Call :Dana
Weinfurter @ 352-493-2333
Poison Hotline a life-saving
national hotline for poison
emergency treatment and advice.
Call: 800-222-1222.
Stop Addiction Drug
addiction can leave an individual
feeling helpless and out of
control, especially if you are the
family member or friend of an
addict. Narconon Arrowhead
can help. Narconon offers free
counseling, assessments and
referrals to rehabilitation centers
nationwide by calling 1-800-
468-6933 or logging onto
www.stopaddiction.com. Don't
wait until it's too late. Call
Narconon now!
Clubs & Organizations
American Legion Post 383
Meetings are on Ist Wed. and 3rd
Tues. each month @ 6:30pm.
Call 542-2169
Dixie County Historical
Society Sale of Dixie County
Historical Material weekly each
Friday at the old-Old Town
School, corner of SR 55A and
CR 349.
Free Business Assistance -
UNF Small Business
Development Center at the
Chamber of Commerce office in
Cross City. Call M-W-F from 9-
12 at 498-5454 to set up an
appointment. Appointments are
every Thursday between 1-4
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 @ 5:30pm
at the First Methodist Church
in Chiefland. Call 490-6117
Board of County
Commissioners st 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
2:45 p.m.
Forest Park Hill Community
Center Has a Bingo every
Monday Evening, Doors open at
4:30 pm, games start at 6:30 pm.
Funds are to support the center
and charities.
Holy Cross Catholic Church -
Bingo every Tuesday morning at
11 a.m. at the Holy Cross
Church Hall U.S. 19. Doors
open at 10:30 a.m. snacks
* Horseshoe Beach Town
SCouncil 1st Thursday of each
month at the City Hall beginning
at 6 p.m.

* NA Meetings Each Thursday
at 7 p.m. at the Cross City
Church of God on Kenneth St. in
Cross City, FL. Call: 352-498-
* Sons of Confederate
Veterans Meeting 2""d Saturday
each month at 6:30 p.m. at
Shamrock Masonic Lodge.
* Tri-County Breast Cancer
Support Group meets the 2nd
Monday of each month at 7 p.m.
Call: 352-490-4545.
Note: PSA 's are published without
cost at the discretion of the Advocate
and provide brief summaries meetings
and events of general public interest. It
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either by fax or by e-mail. The Advocate
is not responsible for errors or changes
in submissions.

Grandpa Poley
Horne Reunion
When: August 7, Sunday
Where: Levy co. Quilt
Time: All day, bring food,
pictures and stories:
Call: 493-2801 for info.

Post 91 Needs
H E L P! We have a
donated storage trailer. 12 X
50. It has the axle and wheels
on it, but we can't find anyone
to pull it to the legion. It is
located on NE45th Ave. That's
west at Gilchrist Building
Supply for about a mile, then
right on NW 45th Ave.
The man is moving and
needs to get it out ASAP.
Time is of the essence.
Please call Dean Williams,
Adjutant Post 91, (386)454-
8143 or (352)284-0595 if you
can help.


Arena To

The Double-D Arena,
located on SR 349, will be
reopening in the next few
weeks. Watch the Advocate
for additional information. For
more information call Robyn
352-210-1820 or Beverly 352-




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4-PUGLIC HEARING CONTINUED -- Concerning a Zoning Change
5-PUBLIC HEARING CONTINUED -- Concerning a Special Exception
CAMPGROUND on Parcel ID # 19-11-11-0000-1191-0000.
6-PUBLIC HEARING -- Concerning a Zoning Change Petition ZC-05-05, by
7-PUBLIC HEARING Concerning a Zoning Change Petition ZC-05-13, by
8-PUBLIC HEARING Concerning a Zoning Change Petition ZC-05-12, by
9-PUBLIC HEARING Concerning a Special Exception Petition SE-05-01,
11-Dick Edwards, Community Programs Consulting
12-Bettie Gail Osteen, Indigent Healthcare Agent
13-Jerry Prater, Veterans Service Officer
14-HollyHoughton, County Agent
15-Chad Reed, Emergency Services Director
16-Joe Price Ruth, Recycling Coordinator
17-Howard Reed, County Road Superintendent
18-Jack Spivey, Building Official
S19-Billy Keen, Zoning Official & Safety Director
20-Joe Hubert Allen, Clerk-Auditor
21-Arthur Bellot, County Coordinator
22-Joey Lander, County Attorney
23-County Commission items
24-Vouchers approved
PLEASE BE ADVISED that if a person decided to appeal any decision made by
the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearings, he/she
will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, he/she will 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.
"Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate in
this proceeding should contact (352) 486-4931 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida Relay
Service at (800) 955-8771."
The Board meets the first Thursday of each month at 10:00 AM and the third
Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM. Individuals that would like to be placed on the
agenda should call Joe Hubert Allen, Clerk of Court, by 4:00 PM on Friday preceding
the Board meeting, at (352) 498-1200.
/s/Marcus A. Hays, Chairman
/s/Joe Hubert Allen, Clerk

DAV Chapter 63 News
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 63 will hold their
monthly meeting Thursday, August 4, 7:00 pm at the Chapter Hall
on Veterans Road, southeast of Cross City.
All members are encouraged to attend. Now, in case you've
forgotten how to get there (and apparently quite a few of you
have), turn off US 19 onto Veterans Road, which is the intersection
at the blinker light southeast of Cross City. Take a right at the ball
park and look for the first building on your left.
If you still have trouble finding us, just ask anyone who plays

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Cooking is an art and
patience a virtue...
-Keith Floyd

In cooking, as in the arts,
simplicity is a sign of per-
fection. "

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Submersible Pumps Pool Pumps '
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Where we come to you. All our service done
with dignity, respect, professionalism and
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Funeral Service Oath
We do solemnly swear by that which we hold
most sacred
That we shall be loyal to the Funeral Service
Profession and just and generous to its members;
That we shall obey the Civil Laws
That we shall not divulge professional
confidences; And that we shall be faithful to those
who have placed their trust in us.
While we continue to keep this oath unviolated
may it be granted to us to enjoy honor in our lives
and in our professions and may we be respected
by all people for all time.

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352-493-1857 or 800-493-1855
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Attention: Crane Bay
Hunting Club Members
Recent changes in our hunting lease now require each member
to read the entire agreement and sign a copy of Exhibit C agreeing
to abide by its rules. For your convenience, the Little Red Store on
CR 351 has a draft copy of the new hunting lease and forms for
each member to sign. If you cannot abide by the new hunting
agreement then do not sign the agreement. The club will refund
your 2005-2006 dues as long as you return your club keys,
membership card and windshield stickers. If you do not sign the
agreement, your membership will be canceled.
If you have not signed the agreement, there will be a chance to
sign it at the mandatory meeting held at the Old Town Voting
Precint at 7PM on July 30.
Highway Patrol Checkpoints
The Florida Highway Patrol will be conducting driver license
and vehicle inspection checkpoints during the following dates:
August 1-31 2005. These checkpoints will be held at the following
locations, in the following counties:
Dixie Chavous Rd, CR 55A, SR 349, CR 351, .CR 358,
Willow Hole Rd.
Gilchrist SR 26, SR 49, SR 47, CR 138, SE 70th Ave.CR 232,
CR 340, CR 341
Lafayette SR 20, SR 51, SR 53, SR 349
Levy SR 24, SR 45, SR 49, SR 121., SR 500, CR 320, CR
339, CR 341, CR 345, CR 337, CR 335,.CR 316, CR 464, CR 323,
CR 326
Troopers will focus on vehicles that are being operated with
defects and violations such as: worn/unsafe tires, bad brakes,
improper window tinting, cracked/broken windshield, unsecured
loads, and defective lighting. In addition, attention, will be directed
to violations of: driver license laws, motor vehicle registration
laws, non-use of' seatbelts and motor vehicle insurance
The Florida Highway Patrol has found these checkpoints to be
an effective method of enforcing state laws, which relate to the
safe and legal operation of motor vehicles.
Dixie County Board of County Commissioners
Dixie County Courthouse
Commission Meeting Room
Cross City, Florida
Regular Meeting 10:00 AM
August 4, 2005
The Dixie County Board of County Commissioners of Dixie County, Florida, will
meet on Thursday, August 4, 2005, at 10:00 AM in a regular meeting, in the County
Commissioner's Meeting Room, in the Dixie County Courthouse, Cross City, Florida.
1-Call to order
2-Invocation and Pledge to American Flag
3-Approval of Commission Minutes"'

Attention RRMS Parents
School insurance deadline August 31st
If your child has any plans to participate in any school sport
(fall, winter, or spring) that child will need proof of insurance
coverage before he/she can participate, this includes trying out for,
any sport. If the child doesn't already have insurance it is available,
through the school for $8.50. Please don't wait until winter or
spring to take care of your child's insurance needs.
Applications will be sent home with students the first day of
school.- Beat the deadline of August 31st!

Anderson Elementary School News

Tuesday, August 9, 2005
*Volunteer Workshop at 9:00 A.M. All people interested in
volunteering at our school this year need to attend.
School Hours: 8:00 A.M. 2:15 P.M.

OTES Cub News
Celebration Invitation
Old Town Elementary Staff welcomes all students and their
families to a "Meet Your Teacher Night" on Thursday, August 4
from 5-7 PM. Come and enjoy the fun-food, prizes, and
information concerning the upcoming.year.
We would like to thank all personnel, students, and parents for
helping us reach a well-deserved goal "A" school grade. WOW,
we are proud!
The first day of school is Friday, August 5th from 8:15.AM-
12:40 PM. Our regular student school hours are 8:15 AM-2:25 PM.
For early arrival students the campus is opened at 7:45 AM. The
early students report to the cafeteria then at 8:00 AM they can
report to their class.
The personnel school hours are 7:45 AM-3:15 PM.

Dixie District Schools Volunteer
Workshops Scheduled
for August 9th & 10th
Dixie District Schools are fortunate to have many community
members- who are willing to share their time by volunteering to'
help our staff and students in a variety of ways.
If you are interested in volunteering at Anderson Elementary
School or Old Town Elementary School please try to take
advantage of the following training opportunities.
Anderson Elementary School
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 9:00 AM
Old Town Elementary School
Wednesday, August 10, 2005 9:00 AM

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Elementary & Middle Schools

MONDAY AUGUST 8. Beef Nuggets or Baked Ham w/
Cornbread, Macaroni & Cheese, Steamed Cabbage, Fruit or
Fruit Juice, Milk.
TUESDAY AUGUST 9. Lasagna W/French Bread or Corn
Dog, Tossed Salad w/Ranch Dressing, Fruit or Fruit Juice, Milk.
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 10 Chicken Filet on Bun w/
Trimmings or BBQ Beef on Bun, French Fries, Fruit or Fruit
Juice, & Milk.
THURSDAY- MARCH 11, Shepherd's Pie w/Hot Rolls or Deli:
Turkey w/Cheese on Bun w/Trimmings, Mixed Veggies, Fruit or
Fruit Juice, Milk
FRIDAY MARCH 11 Pizza or Manager's Choice, French
Fries, Creamy Pudding, Fruit or Fruit Juice, Milk

. David R. Schneck DMD

(352) 498-7001

New Patients Welcome

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Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, August 4, 2005

Work Steps-Up On

Turner Point Landing Renovations

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Pictured above at the site of the new pavilion at Turner Point Landing are District 1 Commissioner
Buddy Lamb, County Road Supervisor Howard Reed, CRCCI Supervisor Billy Padgett, County Building &
Maintenance Supervisor Edward Johnson, along with county workers Charles Allen and Buddy Walker.
CRCCI prisoners working on the project were not pictured, but deserve a great deal of credit for their hard

By Terri Langford Staff Writer
So far we have had an
extremely wet summer, weeks
of rain, flooding on the
Suwannee and to top it off,
Hurricane Dennis. These
weather conditions have put
many projects on hold
throughout the county. It was
originally hoped that the
Turner Point Landing
renovations project would
have been complete for

Memorial Day, but the weather
brought delays to the project
until a few weeks ago when
work crews returned to the
county boat ramp site.
Funded by a Florida
Recreational Development
Assistance Program (FRDAP)
grant, the county owned and
maintained boat ramp will
have a new open pavilion,
covered picnic areas,
restrooms and playground.

Accidents In Dixie
By Terri Langford Staff Writer
On July 27, 2005 the Florida Highway Patrol responded to an
accident at the intersection of SR 349 and NE 88th Ave. According
to a report filed by FHP, Jeffrey G. Alford, 39, of Old Town and
David L. Johnson, 50, of Old Town were both traveling north on
SR 349 when the accident occurred.
Johnson was riding a bicycle and balancing several bags filled
with aluminum cans on his bike and was also holding a flashlight.
At one point Alford collided with Johnson causing Johnson to fall
from his bike.
Because of conflicting statements from the drivers and lack of
physical evidence, the investigator was unable to determine exactly
what happened.
Johnson received incapacitating injuries and was transported to
Shands in Gainesville by Dixie EMS:
Alford was charged with Unknowingly Operating a Motor
Vehicle While License Suspended. Johnson was charged with
Failing to Equip Bicycle with Lights as required by Florida Statute
On July 30th, 2005 the FHP were called to an accident that
occurred at the intersection of SR 349 and NE 512 Ave. in Old
Town. According to the Trooper, Rosanna W. McGahee, 78 of Old
Town and Emma T. Potter, 32 of Live Oak were involved in the
early morning accident.
At ,approximately 9:35 am McGahee was driving north on SR
349 while Potter was driving south on SR 349, McGahee pulled off
the road in order to make a U-turn and ran into Potter.
Potter and her passenger sustained possible injuries and were
seen by Dixie EMS.
McGahee was charged with Improper Turn/U Turn and Failure
to Exhibit Drivers License Upon Demand. Potter was charged with
Tag Attaching Not Assigned.

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Both the playground and open
pavilion will be fenced. In
addition there will be paved
parking and an L-shaped
floating dock. Work on both
the boat ramp itself and dock
are still being hindered by the
high waters on the Suwannee.
A new opening date of
September has been set,
barring no more hurricanes
and river flooding.

Continued from page 1

lines are open from 8 a.m.
to 8 p.m., seven days a week.
Applicants may instead
choose to register online at
Applicants for disaster
assistance may visit this center
to meet face-to-face with
recovery specialists.
Representatives of local, state
and federal agencies will be on
hand to provide program and
service information. A U.S.
Small Business Administration
representative will be on hand
to assist individuals and
business owners with low-
interest disaster loan
applications. Written materials
about various assistance
programs will also be
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Boyd Works To Protect Private
Property Rights

Congressman Boyd joins colleagues in introducing eminent
domain legislation
Congressman Allen Boyd (D-FL) joined Congressman Henry
Bonilla (R-TX) today in introducing bipartisan legislation that
will penalize eminent domain abuses. This legislation comes in
response to a June 2005 U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing
governments to use eminent domain to take away private property
and transfer it to someone else for their private gain. The
Strengthening the Ownership of Private Property (STOPP) Act
(HR 3405) will prevent governments from taking property from
one private party and giving it to another private party.
"The recent Supreme Court decision obscures the concepts of
eminent domain and private property rights," said Congressman
Boyd. "Governments should not have the ability to take away a
person's home, business or land to benefit other individuals. The
STOPP Act is a comprehensive piece of legislation that will
correct the far-reaching decision made by the Supreme Court and
protect the average citizen in pursuit of the American Dream."
When eminent domain abuses ,occur, the STOPP Act will
prevent localities and states from receiving federal economic
assistance on all economic development projects, not just those
upon which abuses occur. Furthermore, this legislation will make
state and local government subject to the Uniform Relocation Act,
which provides fair market value and moving expenses for citizens
relocated by abuses.
"Congressional action to is needed in the wake of the Supreme
Court's eminent domain ruling," Boyd stated. "Through
economic disincentives, this legislation will help prevent the
confiscation of private property for the purpose of private gain and
protect the rights of our homeowners and small businesses."
The STOPP Act is cosponsored by more than 15 Members of
Congress from both sides of the political aisle.

Continued from page 1

City Manger, Mike Cassidy stated that currently crews are
clearing an additional section of the approximate 10-acre cemetery
to accommodate the increased demand for the City plots. Once
cleared, the Council's goal will be to put new fencing around the
entire cemetery, budget allowing. Plans to run waterlines to the
cemetery are already in place, which will help keep the grass
healthier during dry times.
'' The Council realizes that the $300.00 increase seems high,
however they point out that is a one time fee for years of upkeep.

Chiefland Man
Arrested In Old
Town Burglary
On Sunday, July 24th,
2005 the Dixie County
Sheriffs Office received a call
in reference to a possible
burglary that led to the arrest
of a Chiefland man.
Neighbors of a residence
on River Road in Old Town,
knew the owners were not at
home, but noticed someone in
the home. They went to the
Weigh Station, located on US
19, and called law.
enforcement. Dixie County:
Sheriffs Officers, Investigator'
O'Neal and Deputies Calhoun'
and Watson responded to the
call and found Joe K. Muller in
the process of burglarizing the
Mueller was arrested -and
transported to the Dixie
County Jail where he was
charged with Burglary,
Possession of -20 grams of
Marijuana and Resisting Arrest
w/o Violence.
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friends; We may live with-
out books; But civilized
man cannot live without
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ROCk Sink Baptist Church
The Church is located on 349, approximately
15 miles north of Old Town.
Call (352) 542-7871 for more information.
A Love Offering will be received.

Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, August 4, 2005

Arrington & Gaff To Wed

Jennifer Arrington & Joshua Gaff
Mr. & Mrs. James 0. Arrington of Williston, Fl. announce the
approaching marriage of their daughter,
Jennifer L. Arrington
Joshua L. Gaff
son of Mike L. Gaff and Mrs. LaDonna Metz of Cross City, Fl.
The wedding is planned for September 3, 2005 at 2:00 PM at
the Williston Church of God, 225 SE 4th St. Williston, FL 32693.
A reception will follow.
All family and friends are invited to attend. No local invitations
will be sent.
Faith Baptist Church News
This was an especially wonderful day at Faith today. Bro.
Jackie did his usual fine job in the pulpit delivering God's message
to us, Tommy McQueen did an outstanding job of the special
music in the morning service and we had an especially large crowd
today. We had several visitors and we want them to know they are
special and loved. We invite you back anytime. The evening
service was our 5th Sunday Sing and we had a really good time and
.lots of folks used their talents for God. It was just a very special
day and if you missed either service, you truly missed a blessing.
Lots of folks who had been out sick were back today and we
thank God for the touch of His healing hand upon them. Some of
our vacationers were back too and we are thankful that God
protected them and returned them to us safely.
Remember this week to invite a friend to come to Sunday
School and Church with you and God will surely bless you for it.
Come out Wednesday night and get your mid-week fill-up. Until
then, we pray that you have a wonderful, safe, happy and healthy
week. We'll be looking for you next week. May God bless you
Behold the Tabernacle of God
Rev 21:3
."A new Leadership Ministry"
continued from last week. I the Day.of the Lord, say This new
leadership ministry will surpass the realm of the five- fold ministry. It will
surpass the office of an apostle, evangelist, teacher, pastor and prophet. It
will be known as the Headship Ministry. Man has never seen it in
operation so he cannot comprehend it. It goes beyond the five senses
realm. This Headship ministry will swallow up all other ministries. I the
Day of the Lord, say life will swallow up death. Moses could see the land
and he had a good view of it. But he never went in to posses it! This does
not belittle him at all. He fulfilled his day. It is one thing to have a
revelation and it is another thing to walk in it. What good is a revelation if
we cannot walk in what is shown unto us? It becomes vanity to us. What
good is a vision unless you become your vision? What good is faith unless
you become your faith? In the Day of the Lord say, remember when Elijah
told his servant to go and look toward the sea? The servant obeyed and
went and at the seventh time he cried out saying, "Behold, there ariseth a
little cloud out of the sea, like a man's hand" 1st Kings 18:44. We have
always taught this land that arose up out of the sea was the five-fold
ministry. Each finger represented apostles, prophets, pastors, teachers and
evangelist. Fine and good. But did you ever see a hand operate without a
body? And did you ever see a body operate without a head? There is more
to this than just a hand. There is a whole, complete body that the world
knows nothing about. What causes the hand to move and operate? The
orders or information, that the hand receives come from the head. I the Day
of the Lord, say Paul's epistle to the Ephesians tells us that Christ is the
head of the body. Also that we would grow up into Him. Eph 4:15. But
now that Christ has risen from the dead, and becomes the first fruit of
them that slept" 1st Cor 15:20. I the Day of the Lord, say If we are to walk
in the realm of son ship which leads to Fatherhood in God, shall we not,
too, become the first fruits as Christ? For whom He (God) did foreknow,
He also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he
might be the firstborn among many brethren Rom 8:29. If we are to be
brought to the image of Christ shall we not also become the head?l the
Day of the Lord, say In natural childbirth the first appearance is birth is
the head.Christ was the first born of many brethren. Where are these who
were foreknown and predestinated to be birthed into the likeness and
image of Christ. Wisdom, knowledge and understanding is greatly
increasing within the elect. Continued next week.

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Baby Corbin

Cleveland Burton Corbin IV & Kayla Elaine Corbin
Kayla Elaine Corbin would like to announce the birth of her
baby brother Cleveland Burton Corbin IV. Little Burt was born
October 19, 2004 at 7:00 am in Sarasota, Florida. He weighed
81bs. 14oz. and was 20 3/4 in. long.
His parents are Burt and Kimberly Corbin. His paternal
grandparents are Cleveland B. Corbin and the late Mona E. Corbin
of Steinhatchee, Florida. His maternal grandparents are Doyle and
Diane Ridgeway of Trenton, Florida.

First Baptist Church Of Old Town
What a great message we had from Brother Royce Hanshew
this past Sunday. Brother Royce taught from Act 4:5-13 on the
church of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. Do you ever wonder
what is happening to the churches today? Is the Church being set
by the world's standard or is it grounded and set by God's Word?
Can you hear the question being asked, "Where are my people?"
Are we the people letting our. church's pass away by being a non-
active member? Why has so many Christians forsaken the
"assembly of others?"
Come and join us at First Baptist Church of Old Town to hear
God's Word and to worship in songs. Our Service's start at 10:00
a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Sunday Morning, Evening Services at 6:00
p.m. Youth Group at 5:30 p.m. and WednesdayService is at 7:00
p.m. Adults and Youth.
Thank you
A special thanks to those who supported me in the Sweetheart
Coronation: Raker Land Surveying, Kings BP, Lighthouse
Restaurant, Florida Forest Products and Rebecca's Clothing. Your
contributions and support was greatly appreciated.

Youth Quake
August 13th from 4:30 pm
- until... we will be having a
YOUTH QUAKE at the' Cross
City Pentecostal Holiness
Church Youth Building. There
will be games, food, special
singing, a speaker, and loti of
fellowship and fun.
Our youth will be inviting
people, but if you don't have a
home church, please feel
welcome to join us.

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Landon Dale Lancaster
Howell E., "Trip", III, and Leah Cook Lancaster of Port St.
Lucie, Florida, are proud to announce the birth of their son,
Landon Dale Lancaster, born on July 11, 2005. He was born at
Martin Memorial Hospital, Stuart, Florida, and weighed 9 lbs 6 oz.
and was 20 V2 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Pattie Cook of Fanning Springs,
Florida and Leo Cook of Brooksville, Florida. Paternal
grandparents are Darlene King of Interlachen, Florida, and Howell
E., Jr. and Sheree Lancaster of Trenton, Florida.
Maternal great-grandmother is Ilamaire Pierce of Cape Co-al,
Florida. Paternal great grandparents are Eudell and Maxine Parrish
of Trenton, Florida and the late Howell E., Sr. and Virginia D.
S.ancaster of Trenton, Florida.


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TenWeeks Of Study Beginning .
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Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, August 4, 2005

Abundant Life & Living
Abundant life and living depicts plenty, more than enough of
everything spiritually, naturally and materially, our cups run
over with enough to share and
spare with the less fortunate. More
life to share
More love to give. More joy and
happiness to pass on to others that
a is sad and depressed. Plenteous in
mercy, peace, forgiveness,
provisions and substance. Having
all of these qualities nothing can
limit you but yourself Divine
substance will flow into every
avenue of your life.
Lucille Stockton God will not withhold no good
LucilleStockton thing from His children. God
consciousness bf abundance creates more abundance. As we
share our blessings with others God generates more to give and
share. God blesses us to be a blessing to others in need. One
must stay in tune with God's power and presence to be
expressions of His love.
Christ resurrected in us is the very essence of a loving, useful
and wholesome life to Glorify God on this beautiful earth planet.
Love is the strongest force in the universe, Love forgives a
multitude of sin. Don't suppress it share it with others. "Love
life and liveit"

New Bible

Study At First

Baptist Church
Ladies, mark your calendars
for August 9th, 2005. That's
when a new Bible Study at
First Baptist Church of Cross
City, Florida begins. "Prayer
Journey, Seeking To Know
God" will help you strengthen
your relationship with our
Heavenly Father and grow in
your knowledge of Him.
The class will meet on
Tuesday at noon for ten
weeks. The first Tuesday
session will be August 9th at
noon. Nancy Holifield, author
and teacher of this study,.
invites all women of the
community to join in this
exciting time of study, and
Christian fellowship.
The study is sponsored by
First Baptist Church of Cross
City, Florida and Live the Life
Ministries of Cross City. A
nursery will be available for all
Contact Nancy Holifield at
498-3881 or Genie Willis at
the church office, 498-5107 for
more information.

Let Us

The word made Flesh
"Heaven and Hell"
continued from last week, I
the son of man, say The
arrangement of all in heaven and
of all in the hell's is most perfect.
For every heaven that is founded
by the Lord after the
consummation of each church is
made three-fold: it is made
highest, middle and lowest. Into
the highest are elevated those who
are in love to the Lord and in
Wisdom' thence into the middle
those who are in spiritual love
towards the neighbor and in
intelligence thence; into the lowest
those who are in spiritual-natural
love towards the neighbor, which
is called charity, and thence in the
faith of the truths concerning God
. and in a life according to the
precepts of the Decalogue. I the
son of man, say These three
heavens constitute three expanses,
one above another, and they
communicate with each other by
the Divine influx from the Lord
out of the sun of the spiritual
world. In the deep below there are
also three expanses, into which the
hells are distinguished, between
which in like manner there is
provided a communication by
means of an influx through the
heavens from the Lord.
I the son of man, say by means
of these communications there is
effected a close and indissoluble
conjunction of all things in the
heavens, and of all the things in
hell; but in the latter it is a
conjunction of all the lusts of the
love of evil, while in the heavens
it is a conjunction of all the
affections of love of good. From
these orderly arrangements,
induced on both, it follows that
both stand under the auspices and
under obedience to the Lord to
eternity. I the son of man, say It is
known, that in order that anything
may be perfect there must be a
trine in just order, one under.
another, and a communication
between, and that this trine must
constitute a one; no otherwise than
a pillar is a one at the top of which
is. the capital, under this the
smooth shaft, and under this again
the pedestal. I the son of man, say
such a trine is man; his highest
part is the head, his middle part is
the body, and his lowest the feet
and soles. In this, every Kingdom
is like a man. Nor does the world
subsist without three things
following in order; namely,
morning, noon and evening; as
also the yearly springs, summer,
and autumn; spring for sowing of'
seeds, summer for their
germination, autumn for bring
forth fruit. Love you continued

A Tribute To Allen
All the young soldiers marched away to war
All the hippie protesters hollered "What the hell for?"
They burned the flag, they did drugs and they ran away
They said, "We don't like this and we're going to have our say!"
Meanwhile in the jungle far away from home
Our men were fighting for their lives and not theirs alone
You could not trust even little kids
They would come up to you with bombs strapped to their limbs
Our soldiers would capture a village with stuff from NY
The village was taken back just as fast as the stuff was delivered to
the port
They were tighter than brothers and watched each others back
They meant to go home alive and didn't give each other any slack
Allen hauled his friend Lucas three miles back to camp
His body was sent home to his family & Allen was a champ
When he was permitted to go home
He named after Lucas his first-born son
But wait soldiers I'm not through with you
My name is Agent Orange
This is a battle you have to fight too
I'm ready when you are buddy; I wasn't raised in a barn
The doctors told him to lie down and die
But he refused and fought for his life
He held on twelve years always sporting a smile
After all he was a solider- and soldiers know how to fight!
Your Annie Lou

Cburdi ,of


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Free Pregnancy Tests
Confidential Counseling
f New Life Pregnancy &
Resource Center
Mon. & Thurs.I lam 4pm
Located Behind
First Baptist Church
Cross City, Fl
Ph. 498-7776

Agape' Christian Center
River Road -- 66 SW 949th Old Town
'Where You Are Known By Your Love"
Sunday Worship.........10A & 6P
Mon. 7:30P Bible Study -Wed. -7:30P Mid-Week Service
Saturday....7P Prayer Meeting
Pastor J. D. Clark (352) 210-0105

Calvary Temple Assembly of God
Suwannee Lumber Road Cross City
"Join Us ForA 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 UsI
"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 Christ
5247 52 NE 147th St. (McArthur St.)
Bible Study 10:OOA
Morning Worship 1.1:00A
,Wednesday Evening Bible Study 7P
Gordon Dasher, Pastor

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

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

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L First Baptist Church of Cross City
US 19- Cross City
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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
Wlcom e To God's House- Wont You Coae On in'
Sunday School 9:45A- Morning Worship 11A
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
S'Ughihouse On The Gulf'
Sunday School -10A* Morning Worship 11A
Evening Worship 6P
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7P
Awana 6:30P
Pastor Leon Holden (352) 498-2108

First Baptist Church of Horseshoe Beach
25 Main Street Horseshoe Beach, FL (352) 498-0756
"Where God's Word Is Changing Lives"

Bible Study- 10 a.m. Worship 11 a.m..
Sunday Evening Worship 6 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study/Prayer 7 p.m.
Pastor, Carlos M. Perez (352) 498-0756

First United Methodist Church
22NE 138th St. Cross City
"Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors"
The People of The United Methodist Church
Sunr,.a, School 9:45A, Morning Worship 11A
i- -, Wednesday Adult Choir 7:30P
Rev. Howard Grimmenga, Pastor (352) 498-3420
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:OOA
Father Joseph Maniangat, Pastor (352) 498-5671

Lydia Baptist Church
2 Miles West of Gross City on US 19
"A Church You Can Call Home"
Sunday Morning Prayer 9:15A, Sunday School -
9:45, MorningWorship 11A, Evening Worship 7P,
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 W mod W Us!
Sunday, School 9:45A, Worship Service 11A
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


Myrtle Weeks Cannon
Myrtle Weeks Cannon, 79, passed away on Wednesday, July
27, 2005. Ms. Cannon was a lover of nature, animals, gardening,
and fishing. She was of the Baptist faith and is at peace with God..
She is survived by her daughter, Jenny Polston (Don of
Lakeland, FL; grandchildren, Sonny Polston (Robbie G.) of
Charleston, S.C. and Cynthia A. Polston of Kansas City, MO; great
grandsons, Charles M. Polston (Elizabeth), Christopher Polstori,
Nicholas Polston of West Plains, MO; brother, Delmer Weeks
(Betty) of Old Town, FL; sister, Mildred Colvin and her daughter
Charlotte Lord of Old Town, FL; many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to HOSPICE of
North Central Florida, 618 SW FL Gateway Ctr. Blvd, Lake City,
FL 32024 or International Gideons through your local church or
local chapter.

"R.T." Timmy Vann
Mr. "R.T." Timmy Vann of Trenton passed away Thursday,
July 28, 2005 at Shands at the University of Florida after a lengthy
illness. He was 55. Mr. Vann was retired from the Department of
Corrections after 29 years of service. He entered the Department of
Corrections in 1971 at the North Florida reception center. Three
years later he moved to the Cross City Correctional Institute and
was promoted to Correctional Officer 11. After 6 years at Cross
City, he was transferred to Lancaster Correctional Institute where
he served for 10 years as a Correctional Officer shift supervisor.
He then spent 3 years at Madison Correctional Institute as a
Correctional Officer Chief. In 1992, he became a Correctional
Officer Colonel and transferred back to Lancaster until 1994 when
he transferred to Mayo Correctional Institute where he served until
his retirement in 2000. Mr. Vann was a Baptist by faith and
attended Priscilla Baptist Church. His hobbies included fishing,
hunting and gardening.
Mr. Vann is survived by his wife, Gail Vann of Trenton; sons,
Chad (Sheri) Vann of Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska and Jason
(Liz) Vann of Live Oak, FL; mother, Irene Vann of McAlpin, FL;
brother, Jeff Vann of Hamilton, Mass; sisters, Susan Singletary of
Mayo, FL and Gina Goss of Chiefland, FL; and grandchildren,
Blake, Brady and Hunter.
Funeral services for Mr. Vann were held Monday, August 1,
2005 at 11:00AM at the Priscilla Baptist Church in Trenton, FL
with Rev. J.O. Jackson officiating. Burial followed at Trenton City
Cemetery. A visitation was held Sunday, July 31, 2005 between
the hours of 4 and 7PM at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross
City, Fl.
Arrangements have, been placed under the care of Rick
Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Fl. (352) 498-5400.

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New Prospect Baptist Church
US 19 Between Cross City & Old Town
Jesus Is TheAnswer For Your Life
Sunday School 10A, Morning Worship 11A r
Children's Church 11A, Evening Worship 7P
Wednesday Evening 7P
Pastor, Billy Robson (352) 498-3711

Rock Sink Baptist Church
13 Miles North of Old Town on SR 349
A Church For The Whole Familyl"
Bible Study 9;45A, Morning Worship 11A
Discipleship Training 6P, Evening Worship 7P
Wednesday Prayer Service 7P
Choir practice 7:45P
Pastor Terry Cranford (352) 542-9488

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

Scrub Creek Baptist Church
Located 6 Miles East On CR 351
"A Friendly Church With A Welcome Spirit"
Bible Study 9:45A, Worship Service 11A
Church Training 6P, Evening Worship 7P
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7P
PastorArchle Knowles -(352) 498-5535

Seventh-Day Adventist Church
Cross City
"Welcomes You Where Jesus Is Lord"
Sabbath School 9:30A Morning Worship 11A
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30P
Pastor Bill Schnorbus* H 498-3258, C 498-5674

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
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, August 4, 2005

Living In The Fassssst Lane
By Terri Langford- Staff Writer
Kim Kasye Jones is a name that you will want to remember
and one that you will be proud to associate with living in your
hometown. Who is she, the owner and driver of a NHRA Super
Comp Dragster and she is on her way to Top Fuel.
IrIHH W porn in Kearny, New Jersey, Kasye has been around racing
and cars all of her life, working with her father on his NASCAR
.i Featherlite Modified and touring with him in the Northeast
S i Circuit. Before getting into racing herself, Kasye attended
Brookdale College and received her AAS in Communications.
Kasye has worked on several television shows, "Reaction Times"
Motorsports Show and Racers Edge Motorsports Show which
..'; aired on FOX Sports Network. Over 22 million homes watched
this popular show over the years. Currently Kasye is working on
a new project which she will be co-producing and hosting for
Kasye Jones FOX Sports Net. We will give you the heads-up when it begins
to air.
Kasye and husband Todd and their daughter Britny moved to the Old Town area three months
ago from West Palm Beach. "We moved to get away from all the congestion," Kasye stated. "We
love the country life," she added.
Kasye has been one busy lady, working at the Riverside Garage, but most importantly working
on her car, getting it ready for the next race. Kasye's Supercomp Dragster does the V4 mile in 8
seconds at 175 mph. Many of her co-workers also are a part of her "pitt crew", Joe Tape, Win
Brown, Harvey Spenser, Brett LaRoche-Manager & Head Technician, and Eric Tew. Hubby Todd is

Pictured left to right are: Brett LaRoche. Eric Tew. Kasye, Joe Tape. and If in Brown.
Kasye's Crew Chief. Also working on the crew are Gordon DiBattisto, Jr. and daughter Britny.
While Kasye loves what she is currently doing, she is ready to move to the next level,
NHRAA/Fuel Nitro Dragster. Kasye already has a following of fans and hopes that they will follow
her to the NHRAA. Her dream will be to race at the Gainesville Speedway.
SKasye's Sponsors include KS Racing Engines, Kevin Sparks, RPM, Racing Print Media, Lawn
Equipment, Etc., Dave Spurr Promos, Hedman Husler Hedders, Holley Performance Products, East
Coast'Transmissions, Shoie Helmets, Russell Performance Plumbling, Stroud Safety Products, and
Riverside Garage.
If you would like to know more about the Kasye Jones Racing schedule, filming schedule or info
about sponsorship, advertising, or special appearances, please call 352-542-9302 or email at
--We would like to send out a special "thanks" to C.A. Butler for bringing this talent to our

iUrban Legend
In, thi exclusive Ocala Style interview, Urban Meyer
rFvebis his plan to live up to the expectations surrounding
him inaugural season.
By Buddi ,Jlartin
For a whilee I ka* beginning to feel like Marshal Sam
Gerrad chasing Dr. 'Richard Kimble. The new football
coach at the University of Florida, Urban Meyer, was
about as elusive as '"The Fugitive."' I had interviewed the
last eight Gator coaches -- from Bob Woodruff in the
1950s and Steve Spurner in the 1990s to Ron Zook in the
2000s-- and now I was on a personal sports journalism
mission to keep my record intact. I was in hot pursuit of
No. 9, but just couldn't catch him.
This Meyer guy was intriguing. Over a period of about
six weeks'early in the 2004 season, the 40-year-old native
ofAsfitabula, Ohio, had emerged as the hottest college
coaching prospect in the game. Following his undefeated
seasdh at Utah -- and especially after the vacancy occurred
at Florida -- some of us had targeted Meyer as the best
candidate to replace Ron Zook. Meyer was also in the
crosshairs of UF President Bernie Machen, his former boss
at Utah.
there was one tiny glitch. Steve Spurrier became
available and it looked like Meyer might be going to Notre
Dame. Once the Gator deal was done, however, and Meyer
stepped up to deliver The Gospel According To Urban on
December 8, 2004, we all bought it. And we've been
buying it ever since. He's sold it with the fervor of Billy
.i Come.,spring, the chase was underway. Only Meyer
wasn't running away -- he was running to tle outstretched
arms ofThe Gator Nation. He was traveling around Florida
like a rock star, speaking before record crowds at Gator
Gatherings; healing old wounds, baptizing Florida football
fans with a fresh spirit, and waking up the echoes.
,You see, Meyer wasn't just the pick of President
Macheri and UF Athletic Director Jeremy Foley, he was
ordaiined by a higher power as the new savior of a'program
thAt had been jilted by the Favorite Son of Florida Field
arid then botched by his replacement. I,
.-At lat, the Gator Nation had its Surrogate Spurrier. By
late summer this year, Florida fans were ready to order
their national championship tickets.
For a coach whose only track record at his new school
was- one spring game, Meyer inherited inflated
expectations that soared off the charts. Undefeated?
National champion? -
" This kind of supposition -- OK, hallucination -- is .a,
birthright earned by all those loyalists of the Gator Nation:
whose membership cards were punched BSS (before Steve
Spudier) and have the bonafide scars to prove it. They all
bought it. The fact that Meyer would turn down his dream
job at Notre Dame in favor of Florida endeared him with
Gator fans forever.
The national media bought it, too. An online Sports
Illustrated story rating the nation's best coaches put Meyer
number six and left off Larry Coker of Miami, Bobby
Bowden of Florida State, and Spurrier. Further affirmation
if the savior's arrival.
My pursuit resumed last April when Meyer launched
his spring practice with 58,000 peering at his new Gators,
but the interview didn't materialize except in a group
discussion. It was doubtful I would ever catch up with him
bnce he began his whirlwind 10-state tour in the month of
May, during which he flew 14,615 air miles, drove 33
rental cars, and performed 10 speaking engagements over
three time zones, and visited 99 high schools. He was
home three days that month.
It wasn't until June 9 in Ocala that I finally holed up

with Meyer for 20 minutes in a small meetirig room at
Central Florida Community College. Just me, Steve
McClain of the Florida spons information department, 6-'
ycar-old Nathan Meyer. and Urban, who waN looming ocr:
a plite of barbecued nbs and chicken \%e wouldd hade to ;
take this thing in small bites. ,
I told him I would be meeting 'with Steve Spurrier in
Columbia the next week and that I'd seen a recent story
where they'd chatted.
"He said some nice things about you," I said.
"Oh?" Meyer remarked inquisitively.
"Yeah, that you were an excellent coach and that he
expected you to be successful. I'll send you the quotes."
You're not going to seduce Urban Meyer with flattery.
He is interested in certain coaches' techniques and
personalities and Spurrier is one of them. He has voiced
great respect for The 01' Head Ball Coach, but those
feelings will soon be put aside.
"I'm sure that'll be the last nice thing said between the
two of you between now and the Florida/South Carolina
game," I added.
a There was a thin smile of a man who realizes what's
Remarkably, Meyer has tapped into the psyche of his
players. His off-season program, which rewards hard work,
conditioning, and academics (Meyer has established a
"Champions Club" which gives them 'perks), appears to
have worked.
"Right now, I can say anything to them that I want to,"
he said with a sense of accomplishment. "Anything."
It may be that Meyer is looking up at Mt. Everest. He is
seen, even by his family, as a man who is able to leap
buildings with a single bound. And his own father sent him
out in the world with a mandate to achieve excellence.
According to a story in the Cleveland Plain Dealer
several months ago, when 14-year-1old Nicole Meyer asked
her parents why the family had moved twice in three years,
her mother Shelley replied, "Your dad is climbing a
Nicole asked how much further the family would have
to climb. "So is Dad at the top of the mountain yet?" she
"Yes," her mother replied. "We're going to Florida."
The interview in Ocala had gone into overtime. At the
urging of McClain, who was concerned that Gator fans
downstairs were clamoring for their leader, Meyer stood up
and began to move toward the door. We had engaged in a
conversation about the great game of college football and
whether it was getting too violent.
"Absolutely not," he said. "I don't get why everybody
talks about 'reform.' Why would you want to reform the
best game there is?"
Finally, we had a subject we were both passionate
Things had gone well, a fact that was confirmed when
Meyer looked over at me and said, "You're good at what
you do."
"You're pretty good, too," was all I could think of to
"Come see me anytime," he replied.
I plan to. This is the most exciting time in Gator
football since 1990. And I'm convinced Urban Meyer is
even money to make it to the top of Mt. Everest.
Buddy Martin has personally interviewed the last nine
Gator football head coaches. He is the author of several
book -about the Gator Nation including Down Where the
Old Gators Play: How Steve Spurrier Brought Glory Home
to Florida Field and Reign of the Swamp Fox: Florida s
Steve Spurrier Tracks the SEC Legends. Buddy can be
reached at buddy@ocalastyle.com.

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FWC K-9 Team "Bailey

& Buddy Scores In

Field & During

As the truck pulled into the open field, the yellow
Labrador in the vehicle kennel began panting.
"Hear how excited he's getting," asked Florida
Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
Law Enforcement Officer Leonard "Cricket" Bailey,
from Taylor County. "This dog knows he's going to
'work.' He loves his job."
In the tall grass, bobwhite song serving as
background music, Bailey paced out a "track" for
the dog to follow with a chew toy marking the end.
He returned to the truck to release "Buddy," a 3[1
year-old, who has been part of
the FWC's K-9 program for two
Buddy wiggled impatiently as
Bailey fastened the dog's
working harness.
"Hang on. I want to go too,"
Bailey said to the dog as the
officer snapped the 30-foot lead
to the harness.
Bailey commanded Buddy to
search. The dog took off like a
shot with Bailey in tow and
headed directly for the chew toy.
Grabbing the toy, Buddy ran
back to Bailey and placed it at
the officer's feet.
"Good boy ... good boy," .
Bailey praised. "Go ahead. Have
The dog took off, chew toy in. i,
mouth, running circles around the
"That dog is a tracking fool,' Bailey said. "He can
find anything. Did you see how he alerted on the
track even before I. asked him to search? He's a good
Bailey should know. Buddy is the third dog
Bailey has trained and worked in the agency's K-9
program. Bailey has been a law enforcement officer-
with the Game and Freshwater Fish Commission
and now FWC for the past 19 years. He's been a part
of the K-9 program for more than 16 years and has
had Buddy since the dog was six weeks old. Bailey
began training the dog when Buddy was 14 months
"We were part of the first FWC K-9 academy two
years ago. We graduated from that and have been
working ever since," Bailey explained..
"My other two dogs, Wise Guy and Reba, both
worked in the K-9 program about seven years each
before I retired them. Both were great trackers. I've
got another one with Buddy," Bailey said.
To prove that point, Buddy recently completed a
five-day certification program in Punta Gorda.
"Our dogs have to be certified once a year in
tracking and detection. The U.S. Police Canine
Association sets course standards for police dog
certification," Bailey explained.
Former UvS.' Secret,,Sei'vi'e' trainer :.-Raymond'-.
Rhienhart led the teams through the lune'20-24!
/ certification course in tracking and detection.
According to Bailey, ,he detection course'.
consisted of five vehicles set up with two deer hides
hidden in two of the vehicles and three rooms with
two hides hidden in two of the rooms. The
requirement was to find at least three of the four
For the tracking portion of the certification, three
tracks were laid out with an article, hidden on each
track and an article to be found by the dogs at the,
end of the track. The tracks' are "aged.' for 30
minutes before the dogs begin working. ,
"Buddy located all the articles on the tracking.
course. I think he got a perfect score,". Bailey said.:
"This was the. Police Dog 1 course and we were
certified. However, since we scored at least 165 on
this course, we were able to go to the next level, the
Tracking Exceptional course which is set aside for
the more experienced 'teams ... the advancedd
trackers," Bailey explained..
"We had five FWC K-9 teams complete the
Tracking Exceptional course,": Bailey said. "This is
the first time since 1993 where an FWC dog has

completed the Tracking Exceptional course. The last
time was when I worked Wise Guy through it. Now
we have, five teams who have completed it. That's
quite an accomplishment."
The four other teams that proved exceptional in
the course were Jeff Gier and K-9 Bubba, Avery
Tubbs and K-9 Jack, Tim Miller and K-9 Jake, and
Wayne Hargabus and K-9 Madison.
"Buddy is certified in tracking and the detection
of deer and turkey meat. He's also trained in area:
searches and search and rescue missions," Bailey
The FWC K-9s do not. receive aggression
"When we're called out, we don't know what
we'll be doing. It's different every time. It all
depends on the case," he said.
According to Lt. Bruce Cooper, Bailey's
supervisor, "From a patrol supervisor's standpoint,
it's an enormous asset to
have such an exceptional K-
9 team working for you. On
numerous occasions, we
have had people give up
rather than attempt to flee,
knowing we had Officer
Bailey and Buddy available
to conduct a search."
Bailey said, "About six
months ago, a gas, station in
Perry was robbed. We were
called out to see if we could
track the subject. Buddy
tracked him all the way
down the shoulder of
Highway 19 into a
neighborhood. That dog
went through about 80
people who 'were watching
the events unfold during this
Buddy search. I was amazed. I
didn't know how he'd react to that many people
milling around. I was afraid the track would be
"But he stayed focused, kept on the track and
eventually found the clothes and the weapon the
suspect had used in the robbery. The suspect's
jacket, mask, pants and weapon had been discarded
in the bushes. The authorities were able to pull DNA
off' the mask and identified the suspect who was
later arrested. I was very proud of him for helping
put that case together," he said.
Bailey explained that the most important thing for
a K-9 handler is to trust the dog.
"We were working one case were someone:was
involved in a car chase with law enforcement. The
suspect left the car and, we were able to track him
into the woods. Buddy. kept going back to this
particular house, but the occupant insisted that the
suspect had run through the yard -and she didn't.
know who he was or where he was located. But
Buddy kept alerting on that house. We found out
later that the suspect had been in the house and was
known to the resident. Buddy knew it," Bailey said.
"That suspect was later arrested."
Buddy isn't perfect, however, and Bailey is quick
to tell stories about.him.
"On one of his first tracking jobs, we had been
called out to search for a'suspect who had run 'ito a
wooded area. Buddy was working Ward,' adding "
exactly what he was supposed to do. I watched him
work the area and head into a bunch of palmettos,"
Bailey said:
"I could hear him roaming around in the
underbrush when suddenly I heard him 'give a loud.
'yelp.' My first thought was he had a run-in with a
snake; He came charging out of the Iush, running
toward me for all he was worth. When he got closer,,
I discovered what the problem was. He had come up
on a skunk and gotten sprayed," he laughed. "What
was worse was I had a two-h9ur ride back to Perry
with him in the truck. That dog stank!"', -
With the chew toy still in his mouth, Buddy jumped
back into his truck' kennel for a well-deserved drink
of water.
"To get a drink, you're going to have to drop that
thing," Bailey told the dog. "I'm not going to take
away from you."
With that reassurance, Buddy dropped the chew toy*
and began lapping the water, keeping a close eye on
his toy.
Bailey patted the dog's head and told him, "You're a
good doe."


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Buddy Martin's
Weekly Sports Commentary


thy name is Tiger
Enjoy greatness while you are witnessing it.
Tigers Woods' 11-under 61 Friday in the Buick
Open should be a
warning shot across
the bow of his fellow
....competitors. He's not
only back, but back
with a vengeance and
may be about to take
off into another
Tiger may stumble
W along the way with a
mediocre round on
occasion, but if he
doesn't get hurt, he'll
not only pass Jack Nicklaus's record of 18 major
titles with no problem.
Right now, Tiger is ahead of Nicklaus .in the
chase for majors, having won nine at age 29 1/2.
Woods took nearly 10 years to win those nine.
When Jack was 29 he'd only won seven of his
titles, but pushed ahead of the pace from 30-35 with
seven more.
If what we're seeing from Woods is a trend,
then he'll bag another nine before he's 40 and
maybe even sooner should he play at this level for
very long. Jack's .18th came in the Masters at age 46.
Staying healthy is the key.
As we saw last week when Ernie Els was
seriously injured in a sailing accident, good health is
not a given for golfers. Els, just 34, has three majors
to. his credit but now must rehab and might miss a
good portion of the next year. And he already wasn't
having his greatest year with his best finish being a
second at the Sony Open in Hawaii.
Sometimes I think Tiger has hurt the PGA Tour
as much as he's helped it because he has created a
schism by playing in only selected tournaments.
There is no denying his remarkable skills,
athleticism and focus are a thing of beauty.
The golf gods being so fickle, however, Tiger's
game could also turn sour at a moment's notice. On
Saturday at the Buick Open, on the heels of that 61,
Tiger bogeyed three of the first four holes and .was
1-over after nine. Vijay Singh, playing in his
twosome, torched Tiger with a nifty little 29 and led
by 9 shots at the turn.
That, perhaps, is why Vijay is No. 2 in the
world,. righi behind Woods.
:Quick Jump Starts
I. Ron Zook tells the Illinois press that
"everyday you had to defend your honor" during his
three-year run at Florida, when in reality he could
never explain his losses.
2. I'd pay to go see Tom Watson and Greg
Norman going head-to-head on an otherwise
lackluster Champions Tour.
3. Now that the Bucs have a Cadillac in camp,
hopefully they can find a driver.
4. The retirement of linebacker Ted Johnson,
combined with the uncertainty of
Tedy Bruschi's future and the loss of key
assistant coaches, offer Bill Belichick and the
Patriots a huge challenge in 2005



Course To

Be Offered
There will be a Hunter
Safety Course offered at First
Baptist Church on the
following dates: August 8 9,
6-9 P.M.; August 15 & 16, 6 -
9 P.M. and on Saturday,
August 20 at 8:30 A.M. All of
the night classes will be held at
the church and the Saturday
class will be held attheFTi-ring
1)ange at Cross City
Correctional Institution
Training Building.
This 16-hour course,
divided into 5 classes, is
offered to anyone 11 years of
age or older and meets the
requirements that are necessary
to purchase hunting license.
This course also meets the
requirements for any state that
requires a hunter safety course
before you can hunt in their
For additional information
please call 498-5107.

It is the working man
who is the happy man.
It is the idle man who
is the miserable man.
-Benjamin Franklin

How much time he
saves who does not look
to see what his neigh-
bor says or does or
-Marcus Aurelius

5. Steve Spurrier is having fun with his "Year of
the Rooster" comments, but right now South
Carolina doesn't have much to crow about.
Short sffa
Tommy Tuberville had "National Champions"
inscribed on the rings for his 2004 Auburn Tigers,
even if the BCS didn't him a fair crack at it ...SEC
Media Days writers like Tennessee to win the SEC
East and LSU the West, but somehow have the
Florida Gators to finish second in the league ...
Name of the Week: Mianne Bagger, a
transgenderedd" golfer who plays on the Ladies
European Tour, but isn't allow on the LPGA yet.
Nothing But 'Not
(with help from Buddy's Cyberfriends)
Duddy's E-Mail Bag
Hi Buddy: I follow your sports pages with great
interest, and get a chuckle now and then when I read
your ramblings on the so called "Gator Nation."
Being a Seminole Booster and football season ticket
holder, maybe I am incorrect in feeling that you tend
to favor the Gators, but it sure does appear that there
are many more articles and blurbs about them
compared to Florida State. Today's paper included a
short paragraph on a consensus of major preseason
football polls, showing Miami at 10, Florida at 11
and FSU at 12. Which MAJOR polls are you
referring to? This is what I've found...
Sporting News -- Miami 7, Florida 11, and FSU
12. Lindy's -- Florida 4, FSU 8, Miami 12. Athlon --
FSU 5, Miami 11, Florida 13.
This averages out to FSU 9, Florida 10, Miami
I'm no expert, but I've always heard that those
three magazines were the most respected and
accurate in preseason polling. I'd love to hear what
you used for criteria and if you agree on my three
mags reps. Thanks for your time,,
--Tim Seagreaves, Port Charlotte
TIM Yes, those are among the best. You also
should factor in Sports Illustrated, Street & Smith,
ESPN.com, Phil Steele and CBS Sportsline. After
reading all of the legit polls -- there were 12 of them
-- Florida comes out ahead by even a larger margin.

Bumper sticker, sign or tee-shirt
1. I wished the buck stopped here because I
could use a few.
2. Headline: Energizer bunny arrested, charged
with battery.
3. No sense being pessimistic -- it probably
wouldn't work anyway.
John Gruden's goal improving the Bucs
giveaway/takeaway ratio is admirable, but the first
, place he'd better 1pok is at the 12 interceptions and
three lost fumbles last year by quarterback Brian
Griese. In case you're wondering about a
comparison, Patriots QB Tom Brady didn't lose a
single fumble in 2004. Right now the Bucs have a
lot to prove, including that Gruden picked the right
guy to play under center. At the moment, I can't see
a record better than 8-8.
Today's Proverb
A fine is a tax tfor doing wrong. A tax is a fine
for doing well.
And good morning...
...to the birthday girl, Lori.
Buddy can be heard on Tuesday, Thursday and
Friday mornings in Ocala-Gainesville on the Brady
Ackerman Show at WMOP.com and Friday's at 6:40
p.m. on KKFNat fan950.com Denver.

Florida Livestock Market Report
For the week ended July 28, 2005
At the Florida Livestock Auctions, receipts totaled 10,271
compared to last week 12,560 and 12,954 a year ago. According to
the Florida Federal-State Livestock Market News Service:
slaughter cows and bulls were steady to 1.00 higher, feeder steers

00-300 lbs
00-400 lbs.
00-500 lbs.
00-300 lbs
00-400 lbs.
00-500 lbs.

50-1200 lbs

000-2100 lbs.

$ 142-185
$ 125-150
$ 112-132
$ 130-180
$ 112-138
$ 105- 119

$ 46-51

-$ 62-.69
$ n/a

USDA Extenda FSA County

Committee Nomination Period
USDA is extending the deadline to nominate eligible
candidates to serve on USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) County
Committees to August 15, 2005. The original deadline was
scheduled for August 1, 2005.
County Committee members apply their judgment' and
knowledge to make decisions on county commodity price-support
loan eligibility, establishment of bases and yields, conservation
programs, disaster programs and other farm program-related
Individuals may nominate themselves or others as a candidate.
In addition, eligible candidates can be nominated by community-
based and other organizations in the county where the election is
being held before the close of the nomination period, especially
groups representing socially disadvantaged farmers or ranchers.
Nominations and elections are open to all eligible candidates and
voters without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age,
sex, marital status, or disability. The nomination form (FSA-660A)
is available at USDA Service Centers and online at:
Producers should keep in mind several important dates
regarding the upcoming county committee elections. Ballots will
be mailed to eligible voters by November 4, 2005. The deadline to
return ballots is December 5, 2005. Elected committee members
and alternates take office on January 1, 2006.
The local area up for re-election is in Dixie County, ease of 351
and south of 19 and ease of 349 and is currently held by Bobby K.

2005 Dixie All-Star Baseball Team

ALL-STAR BASEBALL TEAM front row, l-r, Aaron Beauchamp, Shea Eldridge,
Jordan Philmon, Mikel Jerrells, David Sheheane and Galen Hill. Back row, John
Morgan Lord, Coach Billy Sheheane, Colman David, Cole Sansom, Coach Robbie Hill,
Kirby Roberts, Coach Terry Roberts with daughter, katie, Cody Cannon, Zach Cassidy
and Austin Brannin.
In the first part of June,
fourteen boys were chosen to
represent Dixie County in the. .
2005 Little League All-Star | IW 4!
tournament in Crystal River, .1 .
FL. This year's team consisted '
of some fine young men and
coaches. The team practiced ..I '. .. --'-.
really hard for several weeks A 4. .. V -"..
before the tournament. Not' .
only Was the tournament a
chance to play on an All-Star
team, but it was also a good
learning experience.
The coaches worked very
hard on certain plays and Coaches received signed balls from all the players, from left,
techniques. The team was very Billy Sheheane, Terry Roberts and Robbie HilL
techniques. The team was very
receptive and eager to learn all
they could.
Since the team had worked
so hard, the coaches decided to C p
reward the boys with a party. i'
They had a cookout at Coach
Gary Jones camp. The meal a C
was grilled, deer burgers and, .....
grilled hot dogs. The boys
were black from head to toe i
from' all the tumbles and falls
into the black dirt. .t b
Talk about a good time,
but those boys thought they '.
had died anrd gone to heaven.
After the friendly game of Coaches, players, and family members all enjoyed the party
football was over, the gang at Coach Gary Jones' camp.
loaded up into the back of
pickup trucks and went shining
for deer.
Thefor team had a great time injuries will soon heal and he parents/family support that was
and would like to thank Coach can be back-to his normal self.
given as well.- Last of all a
Gary and his wife, for hosting The Dixie County Little big thumbs up to the Dixie
the party. League and all its officers and County boys of summer who

Alln July t 2, 2005 the fixiet parents would like to give represented Dixie County so
All Star team played their first special thanks to all the well. Good luck to all the team
game against Crystal river. On coaches that sacrificed their members for your future school
July 3, 2005 they played their time to help out with this year, and most of all
second game against West year's All Star.team. To all the aIAVE FUN!!!
Hemrnando. Both games were a /AV N!
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The team had one player
who had an unfortunate ATV
accident right before practice
started in June. His name is
Ridge Coe. Even though
Ridge did not get to play due
to his injuries, he still attended
all the practices and games that
he could. We pray that his




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and heifers were unevenly steady.
Feeder Steers: 2
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Shamrock Lodge #268 Presents Flags To Area Schools

Leo Berry of the Shamrock Lodge #268 (left), presented flags to each of the area school principals (l-r)
Charlotte Lord, Beverly Baumer, Denee Hurst, Sonny Wadsworth, at last months School Board Meeting.
Also on hand to accept this generous gift were Superintendent Dennis Bennett (pictured front row, right) and
School Board Members (back row left to right) Chairman Tim Alexander, Top Rollison, David Keen and
Patrick Bell. Superintendent Bennett stated, "We appreciate any organization who donates to our schools. It
is important to us that we keep our patriotic image front and center and that our flags are in top shape."


Continues on

Construction Continues at,
Old Town, American Legion
Post 383 this week. Mike
Filmon, owner of Tri-County
Mobile Homes on Hwy 349,
has finished placement of the
new POD next to the existing
building, and Post work crews
are to start remodeling the
interior. Expected occupation
date is now the end of August.
The 05/06 membership
campaign has swung into high,
according to Ed Roch'e, Post
Adjutant. Figures indicate that
nearly 35% of the existing
membership have paid their
dues for the coming year, so
Joe and Vivian Elko and
John Weidensall are getting
ready to leave for Honolulu,
Hawaii, to attend the 87th
National Convention of the
American Legion. Joe and
John are delegates,
representing District 3 to
which Post 383 belongs.
Vivian Elko, is a member of
Auxiliary Unit 383, and will
represent her unit at the
Remember, Monday night
is BINGO, at the Post, and
Tuesday and Friday is Karaoke
night at the Post. On August 4th
from 5PM till 7PM, the
SAuxiliary is having a beef stew
and cornbread dinner for
members and guest. On,

August 6th, the Auxiliary is
having a country western
dance and party, from 6PM
until 11PM. Bobby B will be
playing for the enjoyment of
the members and their guest.
On August 11th, the Auxiliary
will have a spaghetti dinner
from 5PM until 7PM.
The men will have their bi-
monthly meeting starting at
6:30PN this coming

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members are urged to attend.
The ladies bi-monthly meeting
will be August 10th starting at
6:30PM with an Executive
For God and Country

Post 91 News
The new officers and
chairman of our committees
are in place and NOW it's time
to start working. -With the
school year getting ready to

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Your laugh tells more than
what you find funny... it's also
tells about your personality.
Booming -- Passionate, make
decision quickly, but with a
sensitive side.
Cackling -- Practical, down
to earth and a good judge of
Weepy -- You care deeply for
others, and handle complex
situations well. A zest for
Squeaky, high pitched --
Young in spirit, love
surprises, emotional,
trustworthy, energetic
Chuckling, low pitched --
Sensuous, romantic, a flirt
who can influence others.
Tinkling, soft --
Conscientious, kind,
considerate, dependable and
you try hard to please. You
make others feel good.
Giggling -- Hard worker with
high personal standards. Lots
Sof energy, creative,
Variable -- If you have a
different laugh for every
occasion,, your versatile,
good with people and fit in
51% of guys have lied about
a pal to a girl so she wouldn't
date him.
79% of guys have hooked up
when there were other people
in the room.
& & 20% of readers have gotten
revenge on a cheating ex.
Only 34% of women think
york will begin, about sex every day, as
rse, support (2) opposed to 70% of men.
from post 91, but According, to a Public
are adding more Opinion Strategies poll, 50%

programs to ;the mix. Th
legion supports JROT(
scholarships, Eagle Scou
scholarships, Boy's State offer
a variety of scholarship
including 7 full scholarships
Oratorical Contest, (3) Genera
scholarships and Shootin
sports scholarships. As yo
see, we have a lot to offer
Now it is the schools that hav
to help us locate eligible
students to take advantage c
Some of the scholarship
take a lot of work on th
students' part. It won't b
easy, but the rewards ar
tremendous. We will b
visiting the schools a week c
so after they start. When *yo
see the guy in the funny legio
hat in the hallway, ASK hov
he may be able to help you ge
We have numerous
meetings coming up with ot
district and department. Thes
are where we refine our skill
in working the legio
programs. For mor
information on any of thes
and many more programs th
legion supports, contact Dea
Williams at (386)454-8143.
The Gilchrist Historica
Society will meet on Tuesda,
August 9th, 7 PM, at th
Trenton Community Center
We hope you can support th
organization with us.



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of single men still pine over
an old flame compared to
just 27% of single women.
* While women cited infidelity
as the number one cause of
their most recent breakup,
men say they split primarily
because they simply "grew
Facts and interesting tidbits
from Cosmpolitan:
* 68% of men admit to having
the hots for a buddy's mom.
* 30% of guys have been
busted by a pal for hooking
up with his girlfriend.
* 15% of women admit to
sending a nasty e-mail to a
ex's new girlfriend.
* 9% of women have put their
job on the line to get revenge
on a co-worker.
* 11% of women have hooked
up with their roommate's
* 21% of Cosmo readers have
forgotten their date's name.
* Treasure beats pleasure:
When asked if they'd rather
have more money or more
sex, 62% of men and 72% of
women preferred the extra
bucks over the booty.
* Revenge really is sweet: In a
recent study, researchers
found that parts of the brain
linked to pleasure lit up when
study subjects settled scores
with the -people who'd
wronged therm.
* Researchers at University
College London found that
women who drank one or
two glasses of wine a night
had superior cognitive
abilities to those who didn't
break out the booze at all: or
as often.

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be All George wanted to do was entertain his customers and
)r himself really. George had a restaurant, and from all accounts it
u was a nice little establishment. But in 1918 food was cooked or
n wood-fired stoves and everything (and I do mean everything) was
w made from scratch. And therein lay the problem. Diners had to
et wait sometimes quite a whil8 for their meal to be fixed.
We don't realize it today, but dining out in the old days was
ls much more of an event than anything else. First of all, most folks
ir did not dine out very much. Really, the average American only ate
le out about three times a year. Most restaurants were for the
ls convenience of travelers, not for the local folks. And owners
n almost never knew who, how many, or when they were coming.
re So if you ordered mashed potatoes, you had to wait until the
;e potatoes were peeled, (if they ever were), boiled, mashed and
he served. It was not at all unusual for your meal to take an hour or
n more to be prepared., Much of that time was taken up with
conversation and, way too often, a bit of liquid libation. And that
al was a bit of a problem too: a tipsy diner is not a restaurant owner's
Y, most desired customer.
he George, he decided to do something about it. What he did was
. give each of his customers a bit of a challenge. He would give out
is handwritten papers that had different ideas on them and challenge
the people at the table to start a conversation about the subject. At
first he just wrote down verses from the Bible and people started
discussing them. That worked out pretty well, so next he wrote
down a few word games, then even some controversies of the day.
"Predict who the next president would be and why you think so."
"Should we admit such and such a state to the union?" "What did
we do right and wrong during our constitutional convention?"
Proverbs were big of course, but so was astrology. The whole idea
was to give people something to do with their time while waiting
for their meal to be cooked.
As time passed, technology and prepackaged foods made
waiting time in restaurants much shorter. We even picked up the
habit of eating our .salads first before the meal. Traditionally,
salads were served after the main course, not before, but the
famous American impatience changed all that. We enjoy salads
before the meal now, just to have something to do while we wait
for our steak to be cooked. And that is exactly what George had in
mind. -
And just like the salad, his little conversation piece underwent
some modifications, and eventually moved to after the main course
instead of in front of it. But that was never the intent. And the
messages changed over the years too. People finished with their
meals were ready to go, so the messages became short and
entertaining. It's a Little Known Fact that American restaurateur
George Jung invented the Chinese fortune cookie to entertain his
customers before the meal, not as an after-dinner treat. Oh yeah,
one more thing you might be interested in: Before George Jung did
it, the Chinese never heard of a fortune cookie.

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The Dixie County dIdvocate would like to express our
Heartfelt Thanks and appreciationn to all our military nmen
and women who are bravely defending and protecting our
nation, and the free world everywhere, against terrorism
and hatred. May GodIBless .mnerica JSEach OfThem!

United States Army
*Sgt. Jason Woodall C Co 2-3 Aviation Brigade, Iraq
*SPC James Daniel Wood -3rd BN 15th Inf. Unit 93202
*Sgt. Brandy Langford Navarijo 47th CSH Unit Korea
*Cpl. Johnathan Kennison Ft. Stewart, GA
*Sgt. Jeremy R. Pfistner, 108th MP CO Fort Bragg, NC
- Spc. James R. Pfistner, 3/160'h. Special OP Aviation Regiment Iraq
*CW4 Casey Ragsdale Special Ops -USA
*Pvt. 1st Class Joshua Taylor
ePaul A. da Silva Special Forces
*Cpl. Justin Eugene Robles 101st Airborne 626 FSB
*Cpl. Katherine Rebekah Dye-Robles 101st Airborne MEDDAC
*PFC Michael Coleman 64th Armor Iraq
*PV2 Joseph S. Ippolito Military Police
*SGT. David J. Maxgay 98th Army Silver Band Ft. Rucker
*SSgt. Robert McCleese C Btry / 6-52 ADA 5th Corp Unit
oPFC David Jeffries 82nd Airborne /4 ADAR, Ft. Bragg
*Cap. Sidney P. Hill, Jr. 144th Transportation Div.
*Sgt. Dawn Marie Coffey Thomas Iraq
*SPC. Joseph Bannister 103rd Inf. Ft. Carson, Colorado Springs CO
*SPC Nathan Walker Bravo BAT 5-52 ADA Iraq
*PFC Andrew Moore Delta CO 3rd Infantry Ft. Stewart, GA
*PFC William Oliver 297th MECH Kuwait
*SPC Joshua Corbin, B CO 532 MI BN Camp Humphrey, Korea
*Cpl Charlotte Sullivan V Corps 21st CSH Iraq
*Sgt. Mike Cirillo White House Security Washington, DC
.Sgt. Gary Osteen Airport Security Camp Blanding, FL
*Sgt. Bobby Jones Iraq
*Sgt. Joseph Stanis 169th MSD Afghanistan
*Sgt. Christopher Stanis Public Affairs 118 Airborne-Iraq
eLt. Angel Boyd Ledesma-Signal Corps, Ft. Hood, TX
*Sgt. Timothy Parsells 2nd BAT, Alpha Battery, Iraq
*PFC Wade Harrington Patrick Air Force Base
*PFC William Lansdon Irag
*Pvt. James Cuvelier 35th Engr. BN, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO
*PFC Megan Kuhn-Marable Iraq
*SST Anthony Measel Uzbekistan
oPV Kariann Lubin 10'th Infantry, Ft. Leonardwood, MO
oPFC 1 Walter Clayton Mills, III Kuwait
*PV2 Shannon Marie Swails Ft. Leonardwood, MO
*SPC James T. Smith Ft. Benning, GA
*PFC Darla Jeffries Iraq
*SPC Claude (Sidney) Smith, HHC 1-6 Infantry, Baumholder, Germany
*SSgt. Ella Teresa Chavous, Special Ops (Army) McDill AFB,
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*PFC Jonathan Chance Long, I-9-1 Field Artller), 1s Armored Div. -
Baumbholder, Germany
*PFC Joshua S. Taylor, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO
*PFC Sean Creighton, AR BN 4th ID Ft. Hood, TX
*PFC Jessica Randolph, Fort Drum, New York
S*PFC Robert Osteen 64th Armor Iraq
United States Marine Corps
*Cpl. Caleb Bell USA
*Cpl. Thomas Mclaughlin MALS 31
'SGT.Clemente Juan Batista Camp Lejune, N.C.
*LCPL Trey Millard Weeks, III -.MWSS Iraq
*CW02 Raymond Howard Blount Island, Jacksonville; FL
*LCpl. Brian A. Childs Logistics Embark Specialist
*GySgt. Robert John Blumenberg 2 MEB HMH 465 (ORD)
*PFC Joshua D. Miller, 1st MEF, 1st MHG MTOPS, Baghdad, Iraq
United States Air Force
*SSGT Mike Wood 28th Bomb Wing, Bl Bomber-Flight Medic
*SSGT Raun Howell Keesler AFB, MS
*SSGT Anthony Orville Measel, Jr. Eglin AFB, FL
*Maj. "Rocky" Ragsdale Las Vegas, Nevada
oTSgt, Tyson Smith 347th Rescue Wing, Moody AFB, GA
*SSGT Vanessa Ellenberg PSC 76th
*SRA Georgia R. Tedin 51" MDSS, Osan AFB, Korea
*A C Jeremy Davis Langley AFB, Virginia
*Sr. Airman Adam L. Deavitt Elmendorf, Alaska
*Sr. Airman Marvin Derrick Parrish H60 Helicopter, Moody, AFB, GA
*Airman David Quesenberry, Jr. Malstrom AFB, Great Falls, MT
*SSgt. Jerry Leach 16th AMU-Spec. Opts, (undisclosed area)
*SMSgt. Kevin Mullis Armament Sys Spec., Luke AFB Phoenix, AZ
*lsLt. David Adam Wright Robins AFB, Georgia
,SSgt. David Warhurst 5th AMXS, Minot AFB, North Dakota
*TSgt. Robert Stark Mt. Home AFB, Idaho
United States Navy
*Lt. Darrel Capo HSL37 Kaneohe Bay Marine Base
*Seaman Warren Liles
*Lt. Ryan Stoddard
ePO Ann Borcheller USS Donald Cook, Norfolk, VA
*CDR William "Trey" Wheeler, Ex. Officer, VP-10, Brunswick, MA
*AO Kimberly Parker Sanchez 126th Sq, FA18 NAS Lamoore, CA
*A03 Horcio Sanchez 147th Sq USS Carl Vinson, Persian Gulf
*AOC Jimmie Peterson, Jr. KAB, Okinawa, Japan
*CPO James Eugene Hudson Helicopter Squadron Light Attack 60
*NMCB4 Dewey J. Rose Unit 25284, Task Force Endurance Iraq
*Seaman Kabrina Smedley HAZMAT/S-9 USS Kitty Hawk
eBradley Paul Daly, Jr. PSC 451 Security, Korea
*Seaman Jessica Quesenberry USS Roosevelt, DDG-80
*Justin Cuvelier TMSA, USS Chancellorsville
*Seaman 2nd Class Clifford Aaron Revels, Jacksonville
*Seaman Recruit Robert "Bobby" Leverett Lake Illinois
*SGT 1 Eric Sickler Navy Recruitment Gainesville, FL
*E5 Rodriquez T. Hope-Central Command MacDill AFB Tampa, FL
National Guard
. United States Coast Guard
*PS3 Malcom Osteen
*CPO Randy Ellison
*Petty Officer Terri Paschall Gould, Mayport, FL
If you know of any person who is currently serving in the United
States Military from our area please forward their information to
news(-,dcadvocate.net or call 498-3312. We need their rank, name,
branch, and unit and where they are stationed. Please call 498-3312 if
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Dixie County High School FCAT High Achievers 2005

Ruth Rains Middle School FCAT High Achievers 2005
Students from Dixie County High and Ruth Johns, Al J. Land, Lydia Manos, William
Rains Middle School were recently presented Matthews, Henry Miller, Matthew Mullins, John
special certificates from their principals at the Wadsworth, Judson Walker, Harold Glover,
regular meeting of the Dixie District School Charles Lewis, and Zachariah Taylor.
Board this month, recognizing their The following RRMS students were
achievement in above average scores on the recognized: Aaron Anderson, Clifton Lee
2005 FCAT. Superintendent Dennis W. Bennett Goodson III, Rachael Griffis, Nathan Singleton,
and School Board Members extended their Hillary Thornton, Jennifer Allen, Jessilen
congratulations to the students. Beckham, Selena Burbach, Whitley Butler,
These students are true role models for their Jayson Dillon, Megan Hunt, Margaret Jacobs,
peers and we congratulate them on their success. Kameron Keen (perfect score in Reading),
The following DCHS students were Edward Lehman, George Moody, Kiele
recognized: Trisha Anderson, Sara Broady, Skawienski, Shantela Williams, Megan
Michael Lewis, Lesley Lincoln, Christopher Anderson, Zac DesJardin (high scorer in Math,
McDonald, Austin Music, Stephanie Rasberry, Reading & Writing), Kristen Ellison, Willard
Kiya Schrader, Benjamin Thomas, Jaime Gove (high score in Math, Reading, Science and
VanAernam, Jesse Wallace, Darren Whiddon, perfect 6 in Writing), Melissa Gray, John
Danielle Allen, Meredith Allen, Alexa Davis, Kelley, Hannah Morrow, J. B. Sanders, and
Codey Fowler, Staci Gray, Cally House, Jessica Katie Thornton.


Schools Are Focused For The

.i Opening of The
2005-2006 School Year
With great anticipation, the Dixie School District will open
d, its doors for students August 5th to kick off'the 2005-2006
S- A school year. There has been an excitement among our staff and
'. students after seeing the success we enjoyed district wide
meeting and exceeding the Sunshine State Standards last year.
Superintendent Our summer has been short, as many staff members attended
Dennis Bennett training sessions in reading and other important areas so that we
are better prepared to serve students in the upcoming year. We are seeing a real focus to create a
learning environment that promotes high achievement. This year we are really going to
concentrate a laser-like focus on data at the classroom level to make daily instructional decisions
for individual students. This effort will be supported by sustained professional development for
our staff.
We are pleased to see the positive impact of our intensive reading programs as student test
scores and student growth continues to spiral upward.
Our band program continues to grow under the direction of Jamie Garrett. They have been
practicing this summer to sharpen their skills before they hit the field this year in their new band
Our cheerleaders have attended camp and our football team has been training, looking forward
to the opening Football Kick-Off Classic in Trenton, August 19th at 7:30 p.m.
Our transportation system will open the school year with the addition of three new diesel
buses. We are proud to have one of the most modern, up to date'fleet of buses in the state.
It has been a hot summer for our maintenance department. Many projects have been
completed, including a new pavilion at Dixie County High School, which includes a new food
court look in the high school cafeteria. We have had major air conditioning work, paving,
painting, cabinet and ceiling work.
Our custodians are putting the finishing touch on classrooms and floors. We know the public
will be pleased as they inspect our facilities during Open House.
Parents, please pay close attention to the dress code requirement at each school. Many of the
new fads pushed by the clothing stores are not acceptable at school. With your help, we want to
see students get off to a great start. Make sure to get a copy of the Student Code of Conduct and
review it with your student.
Research shows that the more parents are involved in a child's education process, the more
successful the child tvill be. We encourage you to meet with your child's teachers, attend the
School Advisory Council meetings and school functions. Remember this is your school and we
need your help and support to make it better.


Legion Post 383 .'
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New Student

Lake City Community
College (LCCC) will be
holding new student
orientation for incoming
freshmen on August 10, 2005
at 9 a.m. in Alfonso Levy
Performing Arts Center. "The
Ultimate Road Trip: Campus
2Career" is a free success
presentation that is presented
across the nation to more then
350,000 students by Making It
The program emphasizes
the importance of academics,
time management, setting
goals and maximizing
opportunities both in college
and in future careers.
"Currently, only 75 percent of
college freshmen progress to
their sophomore year," stated
J.S. Cifani, vice president of
Making It Count. He also
noted that 50 percent, of
students entering college will
graduate within five years and
the importance of the program
becomes very clear. "We are
providing students with a map
to realize -their goals and
Ninety-nine percent of
students who attended the
program in 2004 indicated that
their peers would benefit from
the presentation.
More information about the
presentation can be found
online at
www.makingitcount.com or
for direct information
concerning LCCC's program,
contact Vince Rice, admissions
and student services director at
(386) 754-4288.

SVP announces

its upcoming

production of

highlights from

"Songs for A

New World"
Returning to the Suwannee
Valley Players (SVP) stage are
two locals Susan Griffin
Christophy (now a regular at
Gainesville Community
Playhouse) and Frank
Edmondson (currently playing
in KATONGA in Tampa at
Busch Gardens theme park) -
who have made the next step
up in theatre around Florida
since their" early days in
Chiefland. We hope you'll
attend to welcome them back
to their 'home' for this event.
This musical revue is a
collection of highlights of the
individual stories and
characters of yesterday and
today/ presented in. solo, duet
and / group chorus.
Performances will be held only
ONE weekend with TWO
19th -20th. Friday night
begins at 8:00 p.m. and
Saturday matinee at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets are $5.00 at the door
for all ages, with childrenfive
and under admitted free, (but
who may have to sit in a lap).
Productions are held at the
Chief Theatre, 25 E. Park
Avenue, Chiefland.
Please feel free to email
questions, concerns to:
svplayers@aol.com or check
out our webpage at
www.svplayers.com (if
unavailable...be patient, we
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Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, August 4, 2005


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Are You Ready for a Heat Wave?

Here's what you can do to prepare yourself and your family

Know what these terms mean
V Heat wave: Prolonged period of
excessive heat and humidity. The
National Weather Service'steps up
its procedures to alert the public
during these periods of excessive
heat and humidity.
V Heat index: A number in degrees
Fahrenheit (F) that tells how
hot it really feels when relative
humidity is added to the actual
air temperature. Exposure to full
sunshine can increase the heat
index by 15* F.
V Heat cramps: Heat cramps are
muscular pains and spasms due
to heavy exertion. Although heat
cramps are the least severe, they
are an early signal that the body
is having trouble with the heat.
V Heat exhaustion: Heat exhaustion
typically occurs when people exer-
cise heavily or work in a hot, humid
place where body fluids are lost
through heavy sweating. Blood flow
to the skin increases, causing blood
flow to decrease to the vital organs.
This results in a form of mild shock.
If not treated, the victim may suf-
fer heat stroke.
V Heat stroke: Heat stroke is
life-threatening. The victim's
temperature control system, which
produces sweating to cool the body,
stops working. The body tempera-
ture can rise so high that brain
damage and death may result if
the body is not cooled quickly.
V Sunstroke: Another term for
heat stroke.

If a heat wave is predicted or
V Slow down. Avoid strenuous activity.
If you must do strenuous activity,
do it during the coolest part of the
day, which is usually in the morning
between 4:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m.



Program To

Aid Damaged

Oyster Industry
Florida Agriculture and
Consumer Services
Commissioner Charles H.
Bronson today announced the
initiation of a comprehensive
project to assist the oyster
industry, which was damaged by
Hurricane Dennis earlier this
"The livelihoods of our
oyster harvesters, processors and
dealers are at stake, and we are
committed to doing all we can to
help them," Bronson said. "At
the same" time, the economic
benefits of oyster production are
substantial to the state as
Apalachicola oysters are
distributed not only throughout
Florida but around the country."
The hurricane impacted the
oyster industry in Apalachicola
Bay by battering oyster reefs,
and disrupted the oyster fishery
by restricting harvesting and
damaging oyster processing and
distribution facilities.
Bronson's department
already has reopened the summer
harvesting areas of the bay
following extensive testing of
both the water quality and
quality of the shellfish, which
showed that oyster taken from
those areas are safe to- eat.
Testing is continuing in the fall
harvesting areas, which generally
open in September.
Among additional efforts
being undertaken:
-- The Commissioner's
Aquaculture Division is working
with the Franklin County
Seafood Workers Association
and the Apalachicola Oyster
Dealers Association on various
oyster development projects in
the bay. They involve relocating
seed oysters (juveniles) from
nursery grounds to public oyster
reefs, where they will grow to
market size.
The project will provide
numerous economic benefits to
the local, community, as
oystermen and their families will
be employed in the harvesting
and relocating of the seed
oysters. Not only will that
provide badly needed
employment opportunities and
provide an immediate economic
boost to the community, it will
result in added revenue when
oysters are eventually harvested
and sold to processors.

V Stay indoors as much as possible.
If air conditioning is not available,
stay on the lowest floor, out of the
sunshine. Try to go to a public
building with air conditioning
each day for several hours.
Remember, electric fans do not
cool the air, but they do help
sweat evaporate, which cools
your body.
V Wear lightweight, light-colored
clothing. Light colors will reflect
away some of the sun's energy.
V Drink plenty of water regularly
and often. Your body needs water
to keep cool.
V Drink plentyof fluids even if you
do not feel thirsty.,
V Water is the safest liquid to drink
during heat emergencies. Avoid
drinks with alcohol or caffeine in
them. They can make you feel
good briefly, but make the heat's
effects on your body worse. This
is especially true about beer,
which dehydrates the body.
Eat small meals and eat more
often. Avoid foods that are
high in protein, which increase
metabolic heat.
V Avoid using salt tablets unless
directed to do so by a physician..

Signals of heat emergencies
V Heat exhaustion: Cool, moist, pale,
or flushed skin; heavy sweating;
headache; nausea or vomiting;
dizziness; and exhaustion. Body.
temperature will be near normal.
V Heat stroke: Hot, red skin;
changes in consciousness; rapid,
weak pulse; and rapid, shallow
breathing. Body temperature can
be very high-as high as 105 F.'
If the person was sweating from
heavy work or exercise, skin may
be wet; otherwise, it will feel dry.

-- The department is working
side-by-side with oyster
processors' to reopen their
businesses as quickly as
possible. Many already have
Bronson said his department
is committed to ensuring the
prosperity of the Apalachicola
oyster and Florida's oyster
industry in general.

Garage Sales Move
To The Internet

(NAPS)-Building on the
premise that one man's trash
is another man's treasure,
garage sales are experienc-
ing a renaissance. What's
interesting about this trend
is that garage sales are no
longer just a front-yard oper-
ation; they're moving to the
Internet. Online auctions,
free local classified and char-
ity donation sites present
great opportunities to get rid
of unnecessary items and
collect a few dollars in-the
Whether you are prepar-
ing to move or just want to

Treatment of heat emergencies
V Heat cramps: Get the person to
a cooler place and have him or
her rest in a comfortable position.
Lightly stretch the affected muscle
and replenish fluids. Give a half
glass of cool water every 15 minutes.
Do not give liquids with alcohol or
caffeine in them, as they can make
conditions worse.

V Heat exhaustion: Get the person
out of the heat and into a cooler
place. Remove or loosen tight cloth-
ing and apply cool, wet cloths, such
as towels or sheets. If the person
is conscious, give cool water to
drink. Make sure the person drinks
slowly. Give a half glass of cool
water every 15 minutes. Do not
give liquids that contain alcohol
or caffeine. Let the victim rest in
a comfortable position, and watch
carefully for changes in his or
her condition.

V Heat stroke: Heat stroke is a
life-threatening situation. Help
is needed fast. Call 9-1-1 or your
local emergency number. Move the
person to a cooler place. Quickly
cool the body. Immerse victim in
a cool bath, or wrap wet sheets
around the body and fan it. Watch
for signals of breathing problems.
Keep the person lying down and
continue to cool the body any way
you can. If the victim refuses water
or is vomiting or there are changes
in the level of consciousness, do
not give anything to eat or drink.

Mutual of Omaha Drive, Chip &

Putt Junior Challenge Swings

Back Into Gainesville
Hundreds of youngsters will hit the links of the Ironwood Golf
Course on September 15, 2005, when the Mutual of Omaha Drive,
Chip & Putt Junior Challenge presented by the Golf Channel
swings into the area.
Now in its seventh year, Gainesville is one of the 105 stops
throughout the United States and Canada for.the world's largest
junior golf program of its kind. With the help of Cox, Nike Golf,
Delta Apparel and Featherlite, The Golf Channel hopes in 2005
to introduce the game of golf in a free, fun and friendly
environment to more than 35,000 kids regardless of their skill
"We're thrilled to bring Mutual of Omaha's Drive, Chip &
Putt Junior Challenge to Gainesville," said Mutual of Omaha
regional sales officer A.J. Skar. "Everyone is a winner in this fun
and rewarding program for kids between the ages of 7 and 14."
The first 250 registrants in each city will be selected to
compete. Winners from each local event will have the opportunity
to compete in regional championships and, possibly, represent
their hometowns at the Mutual of Omaha Drive, Chip & Putt
National Championship in October. For more information and a
complete event schedule, log on to www.TheGolfChannel.com.
The Facts...
Mutual of Omaha Drive, Chip & Putt Junior Challenge
presented by The Golf Channel
Thursday, September 15, 2005 at 4 p.m. (Registration
begins at 3:30 p.m.)
How to Enter...
250 competitors will be selected on a first-come, first-served
basis from completed registration forms available at
www.TheGolfChannel.com, Ironwood Golf Course or by calling
352-334-3120. All participants will receive notification by mail,
telephone or e-mail.
Competitors will be divided into four age groups: 7-8, 9-
10, 11-12 and 13-14.
Competition Specifics...
Driving Each competitor will hit two drives, each
measured for distance and accuracy. Scores will consist of the
better ball that stays within set boundaries.
Chipping Each competitor will chip three balls onto a
green pre-marked with concentric circles. Balls that land in the
innermost circles will score the highest points, with bonus points
awarded for any chip that goes in the cup.
Putting Each competitor will putt two balls one five feet
from the hole, the other 15 feet. The objective will be to sink the
putts in as few strokes as possible, with a maximum of four putts
per ball.
Awards Eighteen prizes will be awarded in each age
group; one each to the top five "drivers, chippers and putters," as
well as first, second and third rankings for the best combined
National Evemi The first-place winners in each age group
from the 20 regional championships will advance to the National
Championship held this October.
Nationwide Television Exposure...
Nationwide television coverage on The Golf Channel will include:
An hour special highlighting select Regional competitions
and the 2005 National Championships.

tures pricing guides for tra-
ditional garage sales, tips for
online auctions and local clas-
sifieds, and a charity resource
page for donating items.

declutter your home, consider
these tips from North Amer-
ican Van Lines for the "New
American Garage Sale."
Start The Bidding-Why
not sell unwanted items to
the highest bidder? Online
auction marketplaces such
as eBay allow people to sell
items to the most interested
Giving Is Its Own
Reward-Donating large
items to philanthropic orga-
nizations will not only induce
good feelings, it might also
earn a sizable tax deduction.'
Donation is a perfect option
for big ticket items that are
no longer in perfect condition.
One Man's Trash Is
Another Man's Treasure-
Have you ever seen a vintage
chair someone has placed on
the curb that would look per-
fect in your living room?
Freecycle.org is a good
resource for finds like this.
It's an e-mail list service that
distributes information on
"free for pickup" products.
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cleaning out their home clut-
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CFCC Levy County Center Graduates CNA Class

Are Your Kids "Home Alone" After School?

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Pictured are the graduates with their instructor, Shirley Fusco, R.N.
Wednesday afternoon, July 27th, fifteen Peggie Mullins, Brooke Prescott, Krystal Rand,
students graduated from Central Florida Joni Russell and Rhonda Santerfeit.
Community College's Certified Nursing The next CNA class will be an evening class
Assistant (CNA) program. The CNA program beginning August 15th. All classes, except
consists of 80 hours of classroom and lab clinical training, are held in Chiefland at the
training as well as 48 hours of clinical experience CFCC Levy Center. Because the class size is
in local health care facilities. The health care limited to sixteen students, early registration is
facilities used for clinical experience are Ayres encouraged. There are still a few available
Health and Rehabilitation Center and Tri-County positions for students who would like to register
Nursing Home. before August 15th. Please call CFCC for
The graduates received diplomas for enquiries at 493-9533. ,
Certified Nursing Assistant, AIDS Education & In addition to the Patient Care Technician.
Bloodborne Pathogens as well as CPR course, the CFCC Levy County Center in
certification. The class prepares students to work Chiefland offers a wide variety of courses. The
in the health care field as nursing assistants and range of courses include: college credit, adult
to take and pass the Florida Certified Nursing education (GED), ,continuing education (non-
Assistant exam. credit), and adult high school. Call the Levy
Graduating were Vickie Aycock, Pattie County Center at 493-9533 or just drop by for
Benka, Windy Connell, Marcile Coyer, Rebecca more, information. The CFCC Levy County
Davis, Jo-Anne Francisco, Kathryn Graves, Center is located in the Providence Mall just.
Courtney Harper, Deborah Junkin, Lynn Kidd, down from Save-A-Lot.

(NAPS)-It's important to
teach your children about
after-school safety.
According to the U.S.
Departments of Education
and Justice, the gap between
parent's work schedules and
their children's school sched-
ules can result in kids being
home alone after school for
20 to 25 hours each week. In
addition, the Department of
Education says 19 percent of
kindergartners through
eighth grades spend time
before or after school in self-
care at least once a month.
So how do you keep your
children safe? Try these
expert tips:
Secure Home-Con-
sider installing locks that use
numbered combination pads
to open the door, instead of
keys. This can keep kids from
getting locked out should they
lose their keys. For instance,
Kwikset's Powerbolt 1000 is
a keyless entry system that
can replace a door's existing
hardware. It has a touchpad
that is easy for young chil-
dren to use with over 390,000
security code combinations.
The lock runs on four AA
Alkaline batteries with no
wiring necessary.
Know The Facts-Be
sure your child knows their
full name and address and
how and when to make an
emergency telephone call.
Also, your child should know
your full name, the exact
name and number of the place
you work and your cell phone
number. In addition, give your
child the name and number
of a friend or neighbor who
you trust and tell your child

to contact that person in an
emergency if you can't be
Take A Look Around
-Tell your children to always
be aware of their surround-
ings. If they think they are
being followed home, they
should run to a previously
designated safe place. If they
can't get to it, they should
seek help from an adult. Kids
should also know to do a

installing lOCKS mat open
using a touchpad-rather
than a key-can help keep
kids from getting locked out.
quick check of the house
before they go in.
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Page 14 Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, August 4, 2005

FOOD SERVICE/Dixie District Schools
P.O. Box 5050

Cross City, FL 32628

Announces its policy for Free and Reduced Price Meals for students under the

Any interested person may review a copy of the policy by contacting

0 Linda Fowler, Food Service Coordinator
P.O. Box 5050 Cross City, FL 32628
(352) 498-1295


Dear Parent/Guardian:
The Dixie District School System offers a choice of healthy meals each school day. Students may buy breakfast for S 1.00 & lunch for $1.60 elementaryy) or $2.00 (middle, high school & adult
education Eligible tudents may receive fhe a reduced price meals. The reduced price is $.40 for lunch and $.30 for breakfast in all schools. All meals served must meet nuriet standards
established by the US Department ofnAgiculture. However, ifs child has been determined by a doctor to have a disability and the disability prevents the child from easing she regular school weal,
the school will provide subrstitutions prescribed by a doctor at no ca~ harge. If you believe your child needs substitutions because sf a disability, please contact the School Food Service office at
498-1295' br fir*bernfrmation.

HOW TO APPLY Households mus fill out anew application at the beginning
of each school year. Complete the application form on the back of this letter.
List all school children In Your household on one anallkatlon. If you are anDroved
for FREE or REDUCED onre mesI. ellelbilltv benefits are mood for the entire
school Year.

receive Food Stamps or TANF for the child you are applying for, that child is eligible
for free meals. You will receive a notice of your child's eligibility. If you do not receive
this eligibility notice by August 19,.2005, you should fill out and return an application.
If you do not want these benefits, you must notify the School Food Service Office.
To apply, you must list the names of your children and the food stamp or TANF case
number for sa child. print your name, sign the application and write "NONE" for'
your social security number.


Household Size Annual Monthly Weekly
.....1 17,705.................... 1,476.................. 341...
.....2 23,736.................. 1,978................457...
.....3 29,767................. 2,481......................573...
4 ..... ............................ 35,798....................2,984............ ...... 689...
5....5........ 41,829........... .... 3,486 ..................... 805.
6....6 47,860...................3,989...... ......921..
....7 53,891................ 491......................1,037.
.8 59,922 ......................4,994.......................1,153
For each additional family
M ember, add......................+6,031 +503...................+116....

FOSTER CHILD: If applying for meal benefits for a foster child (a legal
responsibility of welfare agency or court), you must write the child's name, check the box in PART 3, record child's "personal use" income or write "0" if the child does not receive any income.
In PART 4, print your name, sign the application. Foster children may be eligible for free or reduced price meals regardless of income of the households with whom they reside.
MI G ANT, HOMELESS, OR A RUNAWAY: Check the appropriate box and call James Bray, Director of Student Services at 352-498-6149.

ALL OTHER HOUSEHOLDS: If you do not list a Food Stamp or TANF case number for the child you are applying for, then you must write the name, the names of all household
members, the amount of income each person received last month and where it came from, the signature of an adult household member and that adult's social security number or the word "NONE"
lff- ul AJ.. not haw... .socia ecit nmbe.mh-

UNEMPLOYED: Children of parents or guardians who become unemployed may be eligible for free or reduce price meals during the period of unemployment.

WIC: Children in households participating in WIC may be eligible for freic or reduced price meals. Please complete an application.

VERIFICATION: Your eligibility may be checked at any time during the school year. School officials may ask you to send records showing that your child should receive free or
reduced price meals. If you do not respond to this request for information you child may lose his/her free or reduced price meal benefits.

FAIR HEARING: You may talk to school official if you do not agree with the decision on your application or the results ofverification. You also may ask for a fair hearing, you may do
This by calling or writing: Dennis W. Bennett, Superintendent, P.O. Box 890, Cross City, FL 32628.

CONFIDENTIALITY: School officials use the information on the application to decide if your child should receive free or reduced price meals. We may inform officials connected
with other child nutrition, health and education programs of the information on your form to determine benefits for those programs or for funding and/or evaluation purposes.
REAPPLICATION: You may apply for free and reduced price meals at any time during the school year. If you are not eligible now but have a change, like decrease in household
income, an increase in household size, become unemployed or receive Food Stamps or TANF for your child, you may complete a new application.
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swiR [400 ed i txu4wms Are s w. woahis oDC. o2lnoo4atnou i tn(22)720."004 i(-vo sTDD- v USIA aneot r 0d. ,pmsA -q7y1

We will let you know if your application is approved or denied.

Sincerely, ,, ,6,Z74, Food Service Coordinator

Tot Householtd Monthly Income:
.iouMold Size Chnge in Stubs
'Appliction Approved: FREE REDUCED DENIED
RSaon for Dnial: income too High Incomplete Application Other_
Tempomry beginning Ending
Signature & Date of Determining Official

Date Verification Sent
Response Due from Household
Second Notice Sent
Notice of Change Sent
Date Notice of Change Sent

Free tn Paid I I Redu

Reason for Ela. Change
El Income .,
E Household Sfze
O Refused to Cooperate
D No Response
lchango In FoodStamp/TANF

No Change ] Free to Reduced "

ced to Free I

Reduced to Paid F-]

Household size and income criteria will be used to determine eligibility. These criteria can be found on the second page of
this document. Children from families whose income is at or below the levels shown are eligible for Free or Reduced Price

Application forms are being sent to all homes with a letter to parents or guardians. To apply for Free or Reduced Price
Meals, households must fill out the application and return it to school. Additional copies are available at the office of
each school site. The information provided on the application will be used for the purpose of determining eligibility and
may be verified at any time during the school year by school or other program officials. Applications may be submitted at
any time during the year.

Households that receive Food Stamps or TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) are required to list on the
application only the child's name, Food Stamp/TANF case number, and signature of adult household member.

Foster children may receive benefits based upon the child's personal income only.

All other households must provide the following information listed on the application:
a Total monthly household income listed by amount received an type of income (wages, child support, etc.) received by
each household member;
Names of all household members;
Signature of an adult household member certifying the information provided is correct; and
Social security number of the adult signing the application or the "NONE" for this household member if he or she
does not have a social security number.

If a household member becomes unemployed or if the household size changes, the school should be contacted. Such
changes may make the student eligible for reduced price or free meals if the household income falls at or below the levels
shown below.

Under the provisions of the Free and Reduced Price meal policy

Linda Fowler, Food Service Coordinator

Will review applications and determine eligibility: If a parent or guardian is dissatisfied with ruling of the official, he or
she may wish to discuss the decision with the determining official on an informal basis. If the parent wishes to make a
formal appeal, he or she may make a request either orally or in writing to

Dennis W. Bennett, Superintendent
P.O. Box 890 Cross City, FL 32628
(352) 498-6131

Unless indicated otherwise on the application, the information on the Free and Reduced Price Meal application may be used
hv the. school system in determining elioibilitv for other educational roorams., .

Signature & Date of
Verifv int Official


To apply forRee and reduced price meals, read the instructions and complete one asoolcadon for all school children in your household. You must sign your name or your application will
not be complete. We cannot asarove an aoollcatlon that Is Incomolete, Return one completed application to any school in which your child or children are enrolled. Attach another sheet
of paper ifmore space is needed. If you need help completing the application form, please cal) the School Food Service Office at 498-1295. Any student who does not have a current
anolleadon on fite will be Ible to receive meal benefltl after Attust 19.2005.
Check here L. If your child (ren) received free or reduced price meals In Dixie County during the 2004-2005 school year.
PART 1 ALL HOUSEHOLDS COMPLETE THIS PART PART 2 Households receiving Food Stamps or TANF m list a
i lgal Name, schooL grade, and due of bih for all childe i your household attedinga Dixie County School. Ifapplyingfor currentcasefor ar chblld This LNOT theaiubero the Beneflti
a Eae. coomplte a seprM application for acdi foster child and lit remnainsin hidrea ogetbr on another application. ilCIn L.CoCmplee this part and PART 5. Do aot complete PART 3 or

PART 3 HOUSEHOLDS WITH A FOSTER CHILD: If this is a foster (a leeal resoonilblllty of a welfare asencv or court). complete PART 1. PART 3 and 'ART
5. if the child receives monthly personall use" income, list it in PART 4 or write "0". Contact the School Food Service Office at 498-1295 ifassistance is needed.
*If the child you are applying for Is homeless, migrant, or a runaway check the appropriate box and please call:
James Bray. Director of Student Services at 352-498-6149 '1l HOMELESS l MIGRANT r1RUNAWAY

SP4RT 4 HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS AND MONTHLY INCOME: (1) Write the names of all persons in your household, whether they receive income or not.
lncli4 e yourself, the children you are applying for, all other children, your spouse and any other related or unrelated people in your household. Use another piece of paper if you need more
space. (2) Write amount of monthly income each household member made [aIt month, before taxes or anything else is taken out, listing it in the column that shows where it came from: wo,
earnings, welfare, social security or other income such as savings or loans. If the amountjut month was more or less than usual, write the person's usual monthly income. (3) An adult
house member must sign the application and give his/her social security number in Part 5.(4) Military Housing Privatization Initiative: If your housing is part of the Military Housing
Privatization Initiative, do not include your housing allowance as income. All other allowances must be included in your gross income: Deployed Military Income: Households with
deployed service members: For the purpose of determining household size. deployed service members are considered a part of the household. Families should include the names of the
deployed service member on their application forms. Report only that portion of the deployed service member's income made available by them or on their behalf to the family.
"- ."."****** ****NEED INFORMATION ABOUT FOOD STAMPS?? CALL THEIR HELP LINE AT 1-800-224-347081***-*****" ****

Ut the Names of Eveyona in Your Household MONTHLY INCOME
(include children) listed in PART 1) Go Monthly Earniugs Monthly Monthly Job 2 or Any Othcr
Before Deductios from Main Job Welfare. Child Support, Peuions. Raeiement, Monthly Income
Alimony Social Security
1. $ $ S S
2. $ $ S S
3. S S S $
4. S S $ S
5. $ S S S
6. S S S S

PART 5 ALL HOUSEHOLDS MUST COMPLETE THIS PART (I) A adult household membermust sign the application before it can be approved. (2) The application
MUST have the social security number of the person who signs. (If you lied a food stamp or TANF number for each child or if you are applymig for a for child, a social security number is not needed.
PENALTIES FOR MISREPRESENTATION: I certify that all of the above information is true and correct and the food slamp or TANF number is correct or that all income is reported. I undeand th this informion is
being given for the rceip of Feder finds; that school officials may veify the information on the application; nd that deliberate misrepresntation of the information may subject me to prosecution under applicable State
and Federal lws and my children may lose meal bentefs.. Check here 0 if additional sheets ae mclched.
Prycy Act Statement: Sectilo 9 of the National School Lunch Act requires that, unless your child's food stamp or TANF case number Is provided or you applying for a foster child, you must include the social
security number of the adult household member slpng the applcatden or indicate that the boseahold member does not hays a social security number. You do not have to tlt a s cital seCUrity number, but If a
social security number Is not given or a ndicationde b made that the signer does not have such a number, the applicadion cannot be approved. The sodal security number may be used to Identify the household
eimber In vrlyinl the c remenas of the anfrmstdon stated on the applkatio.n These verifaition efforts may be carried out through program reviews, audits, uad investliatdons sad may include contacting
employers to determine income, contacting a food stamp or TANF orne to determine current certlfcatde for receipt of food stamps or TANF bensflt, contactil the state employment secritly office to
determtae the amouat of benefits received and checking the documentadon produced by household members to prove the amount of income received. These efforts may result In loss or reduction of benefits,
admatistratlve claims or legal ctdeons r incorrect Information Is reported. The social security number may alo be disclosed to programs a authorized cnder the Ntienal School Lunch Act and the Child
Nutrition Act. the Comptroller General of the United State, and law enforcement officials for the purpose of investiatlng violation of certain Federal, Stale, and Local education, health, and nutrition
Spregrams. We may share your eligibility formation with education, heath, and nutrition programs to help them evaluate, fund, or determine. benefit for their programs.

Signature of Adult Household Member

Date Social Security Number
(Write NONE ifyou don'thave aiocilsecurity) )

Printed Name Home Phone No. Work Phone No.

MaHilng Address (P.O. Box etc.)


Ethnic Identity (optional):
U Asian QAmerican Indian O White, not Hispanic or Latino [1 Black or African American El Hispanic or Latino QPacific Islander ] Other
l I want this application used In determining other benefits for my child.
Signature of Parent or Guardian
[ I want Information on this form to be shared with Medicaid or the State Children's health Insurance program.
Signature of Parent or Guardian




Effective from July 1, 2005 to June 30. 2006



1 12,441 1,037 240
2 16,679 1,390 321
3 20,917 1,744 403
4 25,155 2,097 484
5 29,393 2,450 566
6 33,631 2,803 647
7 37,869 3,156 729
8 42,107 3,509 810
For each add'I family +4,238 +354 +82
member, add



1 17,705 1,476 341
2 23,736 1,978 457
3 29,767 2,481 573
4 35,798 2,984 689
5 41,829 3,486 805
6 47,860 3,989 921
7 53,891 4,491 1,037
8 59,922 4,994 1,153

For each add'l family +6,031 +503 +116
member, add

To determine monthly income:
*If you receive the income every week, multiply the total gross income by 4.33.
*If you receive the income every two weeks, multiply the total gross income by 2.15.
*If you reveive the income twice a month, multiply the total gross income by 2.

Remember: The total income before taxes, social security, health benefits, union dues, or
other deductions must be reported.

Page 15

Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, August 4, 2005

USPS Announces Local Winners

of "Circle of Hope"


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Left to right: Shannon Higginbotham and Postmaster Stacy Mock
draw the winning names for the "Circle ofHope" Campaign.
By Terri Langford Staff Writer
July 29th, 2005 marked the end of the "Circle of Hope"
campaign sponsored by United Stated Post Offices in North
Florida, .honoring those who help "fund the fight and find a cure"
for Breast Cancer.
Throughout the month of May and June customers who
purchased sheets of 10 Breast Cancer semi-postal stamps were
given the a chance at two prizes and to sign their name, or a loved
ones name, on a "Circle of Hope" which was displayed at the post
office. Each semi-postal stamp was sold for 45 cents with the 8
cents difference between iteand a First Class stamp going to a
cents difference between it and a First Class stamp going to a

federally-supervised Breast Cancer research. It is estimated that
40,410 women and 460 men will die from Breast Cancer in the
United States this year.
Dixie County customers really stepped up to the plate, with 215
participating in the campaign. This past Friday Postmaster Stacy
Mock enlisted the help of customer Shannon Higginbotham to help
draw two names for the prizes. The first names drawn for a 100
minute phone card was John Friskey, the 1` prize winner of a 250
minute phone card was Josey Story. Congratulations to you both!

Dixie District Schools Say
"Thank You"

The following businesses contributed door prizes for the
teachers and support staff of Dixie District Schools on their first
day of the 2005-2207 school year.' Their .generous support of
education and educators is greatly appreciated.
A&K Nursery Fox's Pizza Den, Cross City
ABC Pizza, Chiefland Fred Sabback Photography
Advanced Auto Parts, Chiefland Garry Lamb's Feed Store, Cross
Advanced Discount Auto, Cross City
City Hill & Cobb Insurance
Alexander's Fine Jewelry Hitchcock's Foodway, Old Town
Bar-B-Q Bills, Chiefland Jiffy Food Store, Cross City
BP King's Oil & Tires June Wood Florist
C & C Growers Liles Hardware
Cameo Beauty Salon, Cross City McDonald's Restaurant, Cross
Cheeks Drug Store City
Cross City Florist NAPA Auto Parts, Chiefland
Cypress Inn Restaurant NAPA/Perry Auto Supply, Inc.,
Dairy Queen, Cross City Cross City
Dixie Music Center, Old Town Subway, Cross City
EBCI, Tallahassee Tractor Supply Company,
Fantastic Sams, Chiefland Chiefland
Florida Forest Products Wal-Mart 1297, Chiefland
Foodland, Cross City
A special.thanks to A & K Nursery for decorating the stage.

Drop in anytime at the
Dixie County Advocate to
sell your treasures with a



Register NOW- Aug 11

Fees due by 3 pm.

Late Registration

Aug 15-Aug19

Fees due end of each day

For more information call
(386) 754-4287

LCCC is an Equal Access/Equal
Opportunity Institution

American Red Cross
Heat Safety Tips
Be Prepared for the Dog
Days of Summer
(Gainesville, August 2, 2005)
The North Central Florida Chapter
of the American Red Cross wants
local residents to be prepared to
handle the extreme heat that
occurs in our area during the-
sweltering days of August. Here
are some heat safety tips:
Dress for the heat. Wear
lightweight, light colored clothing.
Light colors reflect away from the
sun's energy. Also, it is a good
idea to wear hats or carry
umbrellas to block the sun's rays.
Drink water. Carry water or
juice with you and drink
continuously even if you do not
feel thirsty. Avoid alcohol and
caffeine drinks which dehydrate
the body. Also avoid salt tablets
unless directed to take them by a
Eat small amounts and eat
more often. Avoid high-protein
foods, which increase metabolic
Slow down. Avoid strenuous
activity outside. If you must do
strenuous activities, do it during
the coolest part of the day, which
is usually in the morning between
4 and 7a.m.
Stay indoors when possible. If
air-conditioning is not available,
stay on the lowest floor out of the
sunshine. Remember electric fans
do not cool, they simply circulate
the air.
Be a good neighbor. During
heat waves, check on elderly
residents in your neighborhood
and those who do not have air
Learn Red Cross First Aid and
CPR. While the above tips can
help prevent emergencies, it is
crucial to know what to do. if an
emergency situation arises.
For information about CPR,
First Aid and other health and
safety classes, contact Jackie
Lavinder at the North Central
Florida Chapter of the American
Red Cross, at (352) 376-4669 x
17, or Glory Cantrell at the,
Suwannee Valley Branch of the
Chapter in Lake City at (386) 752-

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Benefit Dinner To Be
Held For Phyllis Fuqua

Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, August 4, 2005

After a good dinner one
can forgive anybody, even
one's own relatives.
-Oscar Wilde

A terrible thing happens when you don't advertise...NOTHING!
Call the Advocate Today 498-3312


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Phyllis Fuqua
Come join us Friday, August 26, 2005 at 11:00 AM for a
Benefit BBQ Dinner for Phyllis Fuqua. Phyllis recently had a
kidney removed and is in poor health. In order to help with
expenses a raffle will also be held at the Dinner.
Prizes will be from the following local merchants: King's BP-
Oil Change, A & K Nursery-Plant, Dairy Queen-2 Hamburger
Baskets, Patio Salon-2 Haircuts, Cameo Salon-Haircut, Flying
Hawk, Midtown Caf&'-2 Dinners Valued at $14.00, Fox's Pizza- 1
Lg. Pizza w/ 1 Topping, Subway-5 6" Subs, Salon 19-1 Free
Haircut & Style, Alexander Jewelry, Video Unlimited 2- 5 Free
Top Movie Rental ($15.00 value each), June's Florist- 1 Dish
Garden, Lighthouse Restaurant- 2 Free Dinners, Cypress Inn
Restaurant 2 Free Dinners, and Joe's 2 Lg. Pizzas.
Tickets sold at King's BP Cross City. We will deliver dinners
to those who have to work in Cross City only. So come out and
join us Friday, August 26th at Cross City Park at 11:00 AM.

The School Board of Dixie County, Florida
Regular Board Meeting Tuesday, August 9, 2005 -
6:00 PM
Location of Meeting: School Board Meeting Facility
at Highway 349 South, Old Town, Florida
Call to Order, Invocation and Flag Pledge
A.Old Town Elementary School Teacher Recognition
A. Instructional Services (K. Baumer, Bray, Durham, Engers)
B. Support Service Division (Rains)
C. Old Town Elementary School (Wadsworth)
D. Anderson Elementary School (Hurst)
E. Ruth Rains Middle School (B. Baumer)
F. Dixie County High School (Lord)
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.
AGENDA (will be placed here)
V A. Minutes
B. Personnel
C. Contracts and Agreements
D. Student Progression Plan Revisions
E. OTES Student/Parent Handbook for 2005-2006
F. Out Of County Students Attending Dixie County Schools
G. Substitutes for 2005-2006
H. 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.

Boyd Votes To
Correct VA
Bill closes $1 billion funding
shortage for veterans'
Recently, Congressman
Allen Boyd (D-North Florida),
a member of the Military
Quality of Life and Veterans
Affairs Subcommittee, voted in
favor of the Department of
Interior Appropriations
Conference Report (HR,2361),
which included $1.5 billion to
correct the shortfall in veterans'
healthcare funding for fiscal
year 2005.
"The passage of this
legislation is an important and
crucial step in covering the
healthcare needs of our
veterans," said Congressman
Boyd. "It was absolutely
necessary for Congress to
include the full funding to
cover the VA's shortfall so that
our veterans can receive the
level of care consistent with
their honorable service to our
country. We cannot
shortchange our nation's
In June, Secretary of
Veterans Affairs Jim Nicholson
acknowledged that the
Department of Veterans Affairs
was short $1 billion for
covering veterans' healthcare
needs in 2005. In response,
the Senate voted unanimously
to give the VA an extra $1.5
billion this year to cover the
healthcare shortfall. Those
funds were included in the
Interior Appropriations
Conference Report, which
passed in the House of
Representatives last night.
-. The VA funding problem

also continues into next year as
the Administration claims the
additional resources necessary
to provide timely, high quality
care to veterans in 20.06
amount to approximately $1.5
"Our troops have served our
nation with honor and
distinction, keeping our
country free, safe, and strong,",
Boyd stated. "I will continue
to work in Congress to address
the needs of our veterans and
put in place adequate funding
for the next fiscal year. Our
government has a moral
obligation to the men and
women who served in our
nation's armed forces, and as a
combat veteran, I consider
these promises made to our
veterans a sacred obligation
that must be upheld."
Interest Rises In
Non-Stick Bakeware

A new formula makes bake-
ware so non-stick that you
can wipe it clean with a paper
towel after you've used it and
it's ready to use again.

Crockpot Pizza
1 lb. rigatoni noodles
1 pt. pizza sauce
1A2 lb. pepperoni
2 cups mozzarella
1 lb. ground beef or
Cook noodles. Drain, put,
in crockpot. Next. add
pizza sauce. Layer in this
order: pepperoni, cheese,
mushrooms, ground beef/
sausage, onions. Simmer
on low for 5 hours. Stir
occasionally. If dry, add
more sauce.




The Dixie County School Board will soon consider a measure to increase
its property tax levy.

Last year's property tax levy:
A. Initially proposed tax levy
B. Less tax adjustments due to Value Adjustment
Board and other assessment changes



C. Actual property tax levy $3,186,0b68

This year's proposed tax levy: $3,979,859

A portion of the tax levy is required under state law in order for the school
board to receive $8,003,855 in state education grants. The required portion
has increased by 25.27 percent and represents approximately seven tenths of
the total proposed taxes.

The remainder of the taxes is proposed solely at the discretion of the
school board.

All concerned citizens are invited to a public hearing on the tax increase to
be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2005 at 5:45 P. M., in the School Board
Meeting Facility in the Old Town Education Center located at 823 SE Highway
349, Old Town, Florida.

A DECISION on the proposed tax increase and the budget will be made at
this hearing.



The Dixie County School Board will soon consider a measure to
continue to impose a 2.000 mill property tax for the capital putlay projects
listed herein.
This tax is in addition to the school board's proposed tax of 6.184 mills
for operating expenses and is proposed solely at the discretion of the
school board.
The capital outlay tax will generate approximately $923,965 to be used
for the following projects:

District Wide Renovations, Repairs, Remodeling, Re-roofing
District Wide Paving Parking Lots
Purchase of Two (2) School Buses
District Wide
Furniture and Equipment
Data Processing Equipment
Asbestos Abatement/Removal
Removal of Hazardous Waste

All concerned citizens are invited to a public hearing to be held on
Tuesday, August 9, 2005, 5:45 PM, at the School Board Meeting Facility in
the Old Town Education Center located at 823 SE Highway 349, Old Town,

A DECISION on the proposed CAPITAL OUTLAY TAXES will be made
at this hearing.

Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, August 4, 2005

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Fiscal Year 2005-2006

Proposed Millage Levy

Local Required


Debt Service

Capital Outlay












Federal Sources 60,000.00 1,556,235.95
State Sources 10,307,115.00 24,000.00 67,500.00 243,365.00 10,641,980.00
Local Sources 2,857,399.00 245,000.00 923,965.00 4,026,364.00
TOTAL REVENUES 13,224,514.00 1,825,235.95 67,500.00 1,167,330.00 16,284,579.95
Transfers In -
FUND BALANCES July 1, 2005 1,777,636.42 228,651.46 18,000.00 929,077.00 2,953,364.88
TOTAL REVENUES, TRANSFERS AND FUND BALANCES 15,002,150.42 2,053,887.41 85,500.00 2,096,407.00 19,237,944.83
Instruction 8,164,000.00 587,304.53 8,751,304.53
Pupil Personnel Services 754,000.00 38,535.60 792,535.60
Instructional Media Services 77,000.00 77,000.00
Instructional & Curriculum Development Svs 547,000.00 78,974.30 625,974.30
Instructional Staff Training 55,000.00 .32,732.15 87,732.15
Board of Education 226,000.00 226,000.00
General Administration 249,000.00 32,689.37 281,689.37
School Administration 1,180,000.00 1,180,000.00
Facilities Acquisition Construction 2,096,407.00 2,096,407.00
Fiscal Services 403,000.00 403,000.00
Food Service 1,055,000.00 1,055,000.00
Central Services 241,QP00.00 241,000.00
Pupil Transportation Services 823,000.00 823,000.00
Operation of Plant 1,842,000.00 1,842,000.00
Maintenance of Plant 92,000.00 92,000.00
Community Services
Debt Service 67,500.00 67,500.00
TOTAL EXPENDITURES 14,653,000.00 1,825,235.95 67,500.00 2,096,407.00 18,642,142.95
Transfers Out -
FUND BALANCES June 30, 2006 349,150.42 228,651.46 18,000.00 595,801.88
I-UNU LSALANU-E 1 b,002,150.42 2,053,881.41 85,b00.00 2,096,40/.00 19,23f,944.83

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Historical Summary of Financial and Demographic Data Ten Year Summary for 1994-95, 1999-00, and 2004-2005 displayed in graphs below.

Total Revenues
(F.deral, State, Local)





0, 0 $11,742,498

$ 0oO,000





Totld Current Operating Revono..

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$6.075 $6.150

$5.000 4.784





2004-05 1909-00 1994-5

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200405 199-00


Total Number of Employ-


306.00 308.00


100 00

2004-05 1884-86 1008-00


Total Number of lnstrucional Employ.



200.00 185.00 188.00

100 00











Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, August 4, 2005




5430 SE 193d Terrace
Hawthorne, FL 32640
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.: 002
May 23, 2002
Description of Property:
Parcel No.
Commence at the Northwest Comer of the
Northeast Quarter of the Southwest
Quarter (NEll4 of SW 1/4) of Section 24,
Township 10 South, Range 9 East, as and
for the Point of reference, thence run
North 89D 27' 37" East along said half
section line 227.85 feet, thence run South
01D 50' East a distance of 354.9 feet to
the South side of a County Road to and for
the Point of Beginning, thence run South
01D .50' East a distance of 510 feet to the
thread of Rocky Creek, thence run
Southeast along said Rocky Creek a
distance of 113.8 feet, thence run North
01D 50' West a distance of 530.6 feet to a
point on the South side of County Road,
thence run North 77D 09' 53" West a
distance of 103.26 feet to the Point of

SUBJECT TO Mineral Rights of record.
SUBJECT TO a life estate in the grantors
and the survivors of the grantors, which
grantors hereby reserve unto themselves.
*Ronald L. Wilson, Tara L. Wilson, Victoria
L. Wilson; Ronda L. Wilson
P.O. Box 782
Steinhatchee, FL 32359
*Victoria L. Wilson and Ronda L. Wilson
Rt. 4 Box 237A, Dade City, FL 33525
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 b e sold toi the
highest bidder at the Dixie County
Courthouse on. August 30th. 2005 at

Dated this July 12, 2005
Jde,Hubert Allen
Clerk of the Circu(t Court
Dixi,e County, Florida 32628
By: Carla B. Downing, Deputy Clerk



9850 Osceola Drive
New Port Richey, FL 34654
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.: 693
May 22, 1998
Description of Property:

Parcel No.
SUBDIVISION, as per plat of said
subdivision recorded in Plat Book 1 of the
public records of Dixie County, Florida.
S-Garland L. Mow & Pauline Mow
7145 Sugarbin Street, Orlando, FL 32822
,Gariand L. Mow & Pauline Mow
Route 3, Box 81, Mooresville, IN 46158
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 o.. the
highest bidder at the Dixie County
Courthouse August 30th. 2005 at

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


File Number 05-000021-CP
Division Probate


The administration o f the estate of Jane
Ruth Chandler, deceased, File Number
056000021-CP, is pending in the Circuit
Court for Dixie County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of which is 214 NE
Highway 351, Cross City, FL 32628. The
names and -addresses of the personal
representative and the personal
representative's attorney are set forth

All persons on whom this notice is served
who have objections that challenge the
validity of the will, the qualifications of the
personal representative, venue, or
jurisdiction of this Court are required to file
their objections with this Court WITHIN
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate on whom a copy
of this notice is served within three months
after the date of the first publication of this
notice must file their claims with this Court
All other creditors of the decedent and
persons having claims or demands
against the decedent's estate must file
their claims with this court WITHIN THREE
The date of the first publication of this
Notice is July 27, 2005.
Personal Representative:
George Glidden
P. 0. Box 756
Cross City, Florida 32628
Joseph T. Lander, Attorney
Florida Bar No. 0113557
P.O. Box 2007
Cross City, Florida 32628-2007
Telephone: (352) 498-3900.

CASE NO.: 05-0148-CA



NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to a
Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure
dated July 25, 2005, in the above-styled
cause, I will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash at the Northwest entrance
of the Dixie County Courthouse, Cross
City, Florida at 11:00 A.M. on the 18th day
of August, 2005, the following described
Commence at the NE corner of SE 1/4 of
Section 9, Township 10 South, Range 12
East and run S 2 deg. 40' E 685.31 ft; then
run S.87 deg. 38' 17" We 492.50 ft. to the
POINT OF BEGINNING; then run S 2 deg.
39' 13 E 422.16 ft.; then run S 87 deg. 13'
47" W 205.78 ft.; then run N 2 deg. 39'
13" E 423.37 ft, then run N 87 deg. 38'
17" E. 205.78 ft. and back to the POB:
containing 2 acres, more or less and
together with that certain 1992 Skyline
doublewide mobile home measuring
24x46 feet and having VIN#: 32620324AE
and 32620324BE.
Dated this 27th day of July, 2005
Honorable Joe Hubert Allen
Clerk of Court
By: Christie Johnson, Deputy Clerk

Please take note that Suwannee Water
and Sewer District, Dixie County, Florida
will on August 8, 2005, 6:00 P.M. hold their
regular meting at the Suwannee
Community Center on Hwy. 349,
Suwannee, Florida.

CASE NO.: 04-0447-CA


Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the.
25th day of July, 2005, and entered in
Case No. 04-0447-CA of the Circuit Court
of the 3rd Judicial Circuit in and for Dixie
County, Florida, wherein UNITED STATES
OF AMERICA is the Plaintiff and JOYCE
defendants. I will sell to the highness and
best bidder for cash at the FRONT DOOR
Cedar Street, Cross City, FL at the Dixie
County Courthouse, in Cross city, Florida
at 11:00 AM on the 18th day of August,
2005, the following described property as
set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:
All of Lot 33 of Carlton-McKinney
Subdivision, Dixie County, Florida, as per
the official plat on file and of record in the

office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court,
Dixie County, Florida 32628.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) disabled
persons who, because of their disabilities,
need special accommodation to
participate in this proceeding should
contact Jerry Prater at (352) 498-1246 or
(V) 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or Florida
Relay Service at 140 NE Cedar Street,
Cross City, Florida 32628 prior to such
DATED this 1st day of August, 2005.
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Christy Johnson, Deputy Clerk

CASE NO.: 05-0194-CA

VIN: 1FACP41M2PF200005
NOTICE is given pursuant to Sections
932.703 and 932.704, Florida Statutes
(2004) that the DEPARTMENT OF
VEHICLES (Department), acting through its
division, the Florida 'Highway patrol,
seized the above-described personal
property on April 15, 2005, in Dixie
County, Florida, and is holding the-
personal property pending he outcome of
forfeiture proceedings. All persons or
entities who have a legal interest in the
subject property may request a hearing
concerning the seized property by
contacting the undersigned. A complaint
has been filed in the Circuit Court of the
County, Florida. On May 31, 2005, the trial
court entered an order finding probable
cause. If no claimants appear within 20
days, the Department will be seeking a
final order of forfeiture.
DATED: July 28, 2005
Assistant Attorney General
Office of the Attorney General
The Capitol, Suite PL-01
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1050
Telephone: (850) 414-3300
Wish I had time for just
one more bowl of chili.
-Kit Carson's last words


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This machine, called the
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ize the way cardiac arrest vic-
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Paramedics and hospitals
have a new and effective way
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The FDA-approved device
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across the victim's chest. The
device compresses the entire
chest in a unique, "hands-free"
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Stephen Knight, M.D., an
emergency physician, used
the device on a patient who
he thought would otherwise
not have recovered. "This
patient has essentially end-
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have him respond to any inter-
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the use of medication,, is very
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bordering on a miracle."
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Always serve too much
hot fudge sauce on hot
fudge sundaes. It makes
people overjoyed, and
puts them in your debt.
-Judith Olney


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Earn state certification in SMAW, MIG, and TIG
welding. Be qualified for jobs that pay $8.00 -
$16.00 .per hour. Adult welding classes taught
by Mr. James Smith begin Monday, August 15,
2005 at Dixie County High School. Classes will
be held through Wednesday, December 14,
2005 each Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
evening from 6:00 10:00 P.M. A minimum of
.10 students is required.

Make plans now to enroll, the fee for the fall
semester is $326.40. If you need additional
information, please call Donna Wright at 498-

How much coverage do

you get for $74?

More than you think.
BlueOptions lobwer-cost health insurance policies for
Individuals Under 65. It's the same high-quality
coverage you expect at a lower price you can afford.
Call 352-373-0775 to learn more
about this affordable coverage.
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3669 S.W. 2nd Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32607
A Contracted General Agency for
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of Florida
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USDA Announces Loan Rates For

2005-Crop Peanuts
USDA'S Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) has announced
individual 2005-crop loan rates for four types of peanuts, as
required by the 2002 Farm Bill.
The method of computing the price support levels per peanuts
type is the same as last year. The calculations area based on the
national average loan rate of $355.00 per ton, using the five-year
average quality factors and a three-year simple average weight
The 2005-crop peanut loan levels and grades are computed
based on the type, quality and location of the 2005 peanut crop.
The loan levels by type for an average-grade ton of 2005-crop
peanuts are:
Runner-type peanuts-$355.35, Spanish-type peanuts-$342.24,
Valencia- type peanuts-$355.24, Virginia-type peanuts-$355.24, to
compute the loan value, premiums and discounts are applied within
a load of peanuts based on applicable quality factors. The actual
loan level for an individual lot of peanuts depends on the percent
of the various sizes of the kernels in each ton, of peanuts. The
factors used for calculations include the premium sound kernels
(SMK) or base which the greatest value of the loan. The percent of
SMK's are whole kernels passing across the testing screen
officially designated for each type of peanut. The base SMK's are
discounted for sound split (ss), or whole kernels that are split into
two piece; other kernels (OK); damaged kernels (DK); and foreign
materials (FM). An additional discount occurs for loose shell
kernels (LSK). For each percent of SMK in a ton, including split
kernels, the loan levels are: Runner-type peanuts -$4,829, Spanish-
type peanuts-$.805, Valencia-type peanuts- $5.201, Virginia- type
peanuts- $4.926, For further information, contact the Gilchrist-
Dixie FSA Office is located at: 4949 SW26, Trenton, Florida
32693. The telephone number is 352-463-2358.

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Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, August 4, 2005

FOR SALE 6 concrete steps with rails -
$100.00, call 542-8311.
FOR SALE Wizard 5.0 HP rear tine
tiller $200; 4'x4' homemade smoker, 6
shelves $200; Aluminum airboat
w/performance trailer (no motor) -
$2,000; Piano $300; Grill by Brinkman -
$40; All in excellent condition call 498-
2180 after 4 p.m.
www.seekgoodhealth.com Change
your life with organic, whole food
nutrition from the land and sea. Shipped
fresh, right to your door. (352) 498-

DIXIE MUSIC CENTER- is now enrolling
students for guitar and bass lessons.
Appointments available Tues., Wed.,
and Thurs. For more information call
(352) 542-3001. Dixie Music'Center,
across from the weigh station in Old
Town. www.dixiemusic.com.
headquarters for school band rentals,
accessories, and repairs. We also stock
band books for all area schools. Call
(352) 542-3001 for more information.
Dixie Music Center, across from the
weigh station in Old Town.
DIXIE MUSIC CENTER Let us help you
find that perfect gift for the musician on
your list and take advantage of an extra
2 months free on your layaway. Dixie
Music Center, across from the weigh
station- in Old Town.
Hope for Struggling Students,
Opportunities for Success, Preparing
Students for Life, Excellent State
Certified Teachers & Staff.
We meet State Standards & include
FCAT Preparation. Accepting Student
Applications. Open Mon. Thurs. 9 a.m. -
3 p.m. Limited Space Available. Register
Now! (352) 490-6690. 108 NW 3rd Ave.,
Chiefland (next to Chiefland Dry
consolidate debt, get extra cash. Bad
credit, no problem. Call me Richie
Kbschatzky (727) 536-0770, Mortgage
FOR SALE 1999 18' Tracker, 185 Pro
Bass boat, 60 HP Mercury. Loaded, boat
has approx. 40 hours use. Owner
injured, could not use. $6900.00, must
see. call (352) 542-1620.
AUCTION: 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, AU#2548.

FOR SALE 1996 Camper Excaper,
slide out, 5th wheel, many extras,
$13,000.00 OBO, call 542-1016
FOR SALE 2001, 27' Keyston 5th
wheel camper, excellent condition, slide
out living room, queen size bed,
beautiful, barely used, must see -
$13,500.00, (352) 498-2294 or (352)
FOR SALE 1988 Chevy Blazer, 4x4,
4.3 Liter engine, runs good, $2,000.00
OBO, 498-5959.
RETIREMENT SALE at the Plunder
House on US 19, between Old Town
and Cross City., Antiques, collectibles,
military items, shelves, etc. Huge savings
on everything. Mon. Sat, 498-3903 or
BIG MONSTER SALE Saturday, August
6, 2005, 8 a.m. until noon. Lots of baby
girl items, (newborn 3 T) household
items and clothing. Hwy. 19, 2 miles
north of Cross City, turn left on Roy
Futch Rd., first house on left. Michelle

Cannon and Linda Fowler.
Saturday, August 6 (8:00 6:00) and
Sunday, August 7 (2:00 6:00). Two
households combined into one. Many
duplicate items. EVERYTHING MUST
GO1! Bunk beds, dresser, T.V.'s, VCR,
computer printers, small kitchen
appliances, toys & games, baby
stroller, walker, etc., lots of household
items. Turn south at McDonalds, go
four blocks and turn right. Next to the
last house on street.
YARD SALE Fri. & Sat., 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
Furniture & appliance, kids. clothes,
many one dollar items. Follow signs from
Middle School.
August 6th, 9:00 a.m. until, lots of home
decor, home of Brenda Herring, north of
Cross City, past Cypress Inn, on left,
follow signs.
HELP WANTED Cook, no experience
necessary, contact Sue or Sandy, (352)
for log truck, PIT, could turn into FIT.
Please contact Jena at 542-9781.
HELP WANTED at Steinhatchee Ace
Hardware, (352) 498-7269.

Adiunct Instructors Needed
Beginning August 22, 2005
Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in
discipline. Day and night instructors needed.
Contact: Paula Cifuentes @ 386-754-4260 or
e-mail: cifucntcspQ(lakccitvcc edu
College Level Math Instructors for College
Algebra & Math for Liberal .Arts
Requires Masters Degree with 18 graduate
hours in discipline. Day and night instructors
Preparatory Level Math Instructors
Requires Minimum of Bachelor's degree. Day
and night instructors needed.
Contact: Paula Cifuentes @ 386-754-4260 or
e-mail: cifuentesp((ilakecitvcc.edu
Requires Master's degree with 18 graduate
hours in Education. Must have been teaching in
a school district within last two years. National
Board Certification preferred.
Contact: Tracy Hickman @386-754-4324 or
email: hickmant(il;Lakccitvcc edu
Part-time instructor for clinical/lab 200 hours
total, 9/6-10/21/05. Must have FL RN license
and 2 years recent experience in acute or long
term care. (1 Position)
Contact Robbie Carson at
carsonr(alakecitvcc.edu, or (386) 754-4304.

Clerical Position
STAFF ASSISTANT I: This is a part-time
temporary clerical position in the Library
working at the circulation desk on evenings and
Saturday. High school diploma or equivalent
with 2 years clerical experience. Computer,
verbal and reading skills necessary. $8.98 hr.
Application deadline: July 21, 2005.
Applications available on web at:
wwwv.lakecitvcc edu
Persons interested in adjunct positions must
submit a College application and should provide
photocopies of transcripts. All foreign
transcripts/degrees must be submitted with an
official translation and evaluation.
Gary Boettcher, Human Resources
Lake City Community College
149 SE College Place, Lake City FL 32025
Phone: 386.754.4314 Fax 386.754.4594
LCCC is accredited by the Commission On
Colleges of the Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/EA/EO
College in Education & Employment
Position: Pre-Kindergarten Instructional
Job Location: Old Town Elementary
Contact:: Anne Engers, Personnel
Director, Dixie District Schools, P.O. Box
890, Cross City, Florida 32628, Phone
(352) 498-6149, FAX (352) 498-1308.
Qualifications: AA Degree and/or 60
college credit hours and/or passing
score on the State pararpro Assessment
Test. CDA Certificate preferred.
Computer proficiency.
Term of Employment: 2005-2006 School
Application Deadline: August 9, 2005
(3:00 P.M.)
We Are An Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer.
new large office location. Full or part
time. Send information to

Associate Professor
Practical Nursing Degree Program
Full-time Tenured Track Position
228 Duty Days
BSN in Nursing, State of Florida Licensed RN, or license eligible, and 3 years
experience in acute care adult health nursing as a staff nurse. Ability to conduct
the learning experience in the classroom, laboratory and /or clinical area. Prepare
for instruction (syllabi, lesson plans, tests, recommend course offering sequence,
faculty assignments.) Computer literate.
Open until filled. Review of applications to begin immediately
Persons interested should provide application, vita, and photocopies of transcripts.
Position details and applications available on web at: www.lakecitycc.edu
Inquiries: Human Resources Development
Lake City Community College
149 S.E. College Place, Lake City Fl 32025-2007
Phone (386) 754-4314; Fax (386) 754-4594
E-mail: boettchere(a)lakecitvcc.edu
LCCC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association
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HELP WANTED Nail Tech, 498-2782.
Teachers Needed To apply contact:
Sherry Mills, Personnel Secretary, Dixie
District Business Services, P.O. Box
5060, Cross City, FL 32628, Phone
(352) 498-1073, ext #108.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or
Equivalent. Terms of of Employment:
2005-2006 School Year, as needed.
We are an affirmative action/equal
opportunity employer.
COMPANY Drivers needed, Class A
CDL, (2) years experience required,
DFWP, call (386) 294-3411.

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9 HOUSES FOR SALE as whole or will
sell separate. Call Cas Akins, (352)
HOME FOR RENT 3 BR, 1 B newly
remodeled home, front porch, large front
& back yard, close to community center,
403 SW 8th Court, Chiefland, call (352)
HOUSE FOR RENT 3 BR, 2 B, large
utility room in Cross City. 1st & last
months rent $450.00. will accept HUD
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FOR RENT Secluded, 1 BR, mobile
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LAND WANTED 10-30 acres, good
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available for sub lease for Independent
Businesses. 3 offices available in 2400
sq. ft. building. Located on prime Hwy.
19/98 frontage. Fully handicapped
accessible. Call (352) 542-7729 for
more information.
FOR RENT Office or retail space, prime
location in Cross City, over 2,000 sq. ft,
$900.00 p/lmo., or will divide. (352) 486-
FOR RENT Office Space/Retail Space
on busy US 19. Call Phillip for details.
(352) 493-1069.
preparations, (352) 463-0179.
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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 24-hour
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 personnel.
AA MEETINGS Wednesday night, 8:00
P.M. at the Fellowship Baptist Church, in
Steinhatchee, Florida.
AA MEETINGS Monday nights,. 8:00
p.m. Cross City Church of Christ,
McArthur Street, across from Gooding
Funeral Home. Call 1-800-613-0164.
Remodeling, electric, plumbing, flooring
& other. No job too small, call (352) 542-
9188 or (352) 498-5734.
Stihl, Husqvarna, Ayp, Murray, Sears,
MTD, Briggs, Kohler, Robin & Honda.
Blades for most mowers. BEAUCHAMP
SAW SHOP, (352) 493-4904.
WELL DRILLING 2 inch & 4 inch well
. drilling -Pump Sales, Repair & Service
-Water Conditioners, Iron Filters,
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Dixie County Advocate, Cross City, Florida Thursday, August 4, 2005

Continued from page 1

This week's Dixie Sighting is more like a "Creature Feature"
with variety of spiders and a very large snake. Pictured left is
Chico of Rare Breed Leathers Shop, holding out a 5 /2 foot rattler
that he killed on July 26th. It had been sunning next to his gate
and he happened upon it as he got out of his truck. Chico
reminds his fellow citizens to be extra careful where you trod, as
it is that time of year when snakes are out and about! In the top
right picture, Chico found this spider hanging around at night at

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rapidly at warmer tempera-
tures, and research shows that
maintaining a constant refrig-
erator temperature of 40 F
or below helps slow growth of
these harmful microbes," said
Shelley Feist, Executive
Director of the Partnership
for Food Safety Education.
Use a refrigerator ther-
mometer, a separate tool that

displays the actual temper-
ature. Other ways to reduce
the risk of foodborne illness:
Clean: Wash hands and
surfaces often. Spend at least
20 seconds washing hands
with warm water and soap
before and after preparing
food. Also, always thoroughly
cleaenkitchen appliances,
utensils and countertops used
for preparing food.
Separate: Cross-contami-
nation spreads bacteria from
one food to another and from
unclean hands and surfaces
to food. Keep raw meat, poul-

his place. He is unable to identify the eight-legged creature and
needs help. Also needed help with a spider ID is Curtis Cumbess
of the Old Town Hammock area. He found the spider on the
bottom right in his pole barn.
The Dixie County Advocate is actively seeking, unique information for
the Dixie County Sightings column. Call or send your Sightings IN
DIXIE COUNTY, to 352-498-3312 or email the picture and information
to news(a)dcadvocate. net.

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temperature. Always use a
food thermometer to check
the internal temperature. You
can find a chart of proper
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Chill: Refrigerate or freeze
perishables, prepared foods
and leftovers within two hours
of purchase or use. Marinate
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the freezer unit at 0 F. Check
these temperatures with an
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Members of the Tampa Bay Grady White Boat Club also have
made the scallop season one of their club trips for several years. A
group of 72 members and their families made the trip to
Steinhatchee this year and have had a great time according to Clint
Jones and the Carta family. Their experience has been that once in
shallow waters, you can get your limit within two hours. Staying
for 4-5 days, club members are already making plans for a return
trip next season.
As to the size of the fish this year, all have stated that the shells
are smaller, but agree that the meat is the same as last year's crop.
Professional shuckers, like Annie Sellers at the Sea Hag, have been
busy and also stated that the meat is a good size.
The 2005 season will end September 10th so there is still plenty
of time for you to get your quota. Remember, you will need a
saltwater fishing license and divers flag. Plan your trip with the
tides, check the weather for the day and let someone know your
itinerary. Make sure you take plenty of sunscreen and water and
go out and have fun.

Continued from page 1

By Terri Langford Staff Writer
Since 1921, the year Dixie County was annexed from
Lafayette County, citizens,have elected their Sheriff. On July
21st, 2005, Joye Woodall presented the County Commissioners
with a pictorial history of those men who served and protected
our community for the past 84 years.
Wife of former Sheriff, Sammy Woodall, Joye stated, "It has
been a dream of mine since 1989 when Sammy was elected for
the first time." "I got the idea one day when I was over at the
Woman's Club and saw the pictures of all their presidents," she
For the past four years Joye took on the tedious task of
researching and collecting the pictures and information needed
for her project. She gives a lot of credit to Joe Anderson and
Mrs. Ruby Welch for their part in the research. "I couldn't have
done it without them. They were such a big help, remembering
family names and helping me to get in touch with them," Joye
noted. She also collected information and several copies of
pictures from the.Sheriff's Association.
The 5 x 7 pictures are beautifully framed in special framing
from Harmon's Studico with the name and dates of service
engraved on silver plates, all donated by the Woodalls.
The following Sheriffs, past and present, will hang in the
Courthouse hallway as a way of honoring those men who have
served Dixie County so well: Sam C. Chavous 1921-1926 &
1926-1928, John S. Bodiford 1926, Edward F. Fisher 1928-
1929, William L. Mills 1929-1933, Frank L. Anderson 1933-
1945, Jessie L. Baggett 1945-1949, D.H. Hatther 1949-1950,
L.E. Hatcher 1950-1957, Al Parker 1957-1977 Retired, Glen
Dyals 1977-1989, Robert S. "Bobby" Kinsey 1989, Sammy
Woodall 1989-19993, Larry Edmonds 1993-1997, Dewey
Hatcher 1997-2001, Sammy Woodall 2001-2005 Retired,
Dewey Hatcher 2005 Present.
Sadly two of the names are without pictures, William L.
Mills and Edward F. Fisher. If you know of the families of these
men, please contact Joye at 542-7999 so she can get their
pictures placed in the pictorial. "I used all my resources that I
knew to try and get information on the men, but came to a dead-
end," stated Joye. "The project won't be complete until I get
those last two pictures," she added.
Joye is pleased with how her project turned out and said that
it was a very emotional moment for her when she presented the
pictures to the Commissioners. The response from the audience
also moved her and she appreciates the fact that her years of
work and dream fulfilled have meaning to others. "I hope that
someone will keep the project going and add future Sheriffs,"
Joye stated.
"I would like. to extend a special thanks to the
Commissioners for allowing the pictures to be displayed in the
Courthouse," Joye stated. The Commissioners stated that they
were more than happy to accommodate Joye's request and
thanked her for all her hard work on the project.
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