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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: January 5, 2006
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Cross City (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Dixie -- Cross City
Coordinates: 29.635278 x -83.124722 ( Place of Publication )
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_I r 2 ...In The Suwannee River Valley at....Cross City, Florida

"The Only Newspaper & Official Organ of Dixie County" e-mail: editor@dcadvocate.net "Home of the World s Only 4-Headed Swamp Cabbage"
Vol. 84, No. 2,16 Pages Thursday, January 5, 2006 504t


vMs o of Forestry

Inves rates f- -Are Fire
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January 3, 2006, Chad Alen










Reed, a ns 'su\rn ih as Clerk Ad Interim for Dixie County by Judge Fred Koberlein as family and friends looked on. Reed was named
by Chief Circuit Judge Julian Collins to the position after the retirement of Hubert Allen, a 29 year veteran of the Clerk's Office.
See "CLERK" page 16


Top picture is of a Jena VFD fire fighter, keeping back the blaze from
jumping the road to a path close to homes. The bottom picture shows
the blaze as it spread across 15 acres of timberland.
By Terri Langford Staff Writer
The Florida Division of Forestry, Perry District (FDOF) is in
the process of investigating a fire that broke out this past Monday,
January 2, 2006 in. the Steinhatchee area in which approximately
15-acres of woodlands were burned. See "FIRE" page 5



Pedestrian Fatally

Injured In New Year's

Day Accident


LOCAL REPUBLICAN PUTS NAME IN

HAT FOR DISTRICT 10 HOUSE RACE
Bi Tel Langford Staff Writer
Local Republican and Horseshoe Beach
resident, Ellen Sands, announced today that she
will be )ing for the House of Representatives
District 10 seat in the upcoming.2006 Election.
Sands will be running against itnImbent Will
Kendrick (Democrat), who is currently serving
his third term as the District 10 Representative.
Sands has been a resident of Dixie County
since 19Q9, having moved from Orlando with
husband Sonny. They have six children between
While Solnny is enjoying his retirement from
Gatorland in Orlando, Ellen continues to work in
the medical field and is ctlrrentl. enmpl,.,,:d ith
one of the country's laie .i 'nWdnbi trdnsii pion
corporations, Spheris. Bas&?I out'. of her home,
she also is a, radiology media al editor. Prior to
going onboard with Spheris. she worked as a
supervisor of transcription at Osceola Regional
Medical Center and Kissimmee Outpatient
Center. In total Sands has 40 plus years
experience.
She is a former member in good standing
with the International Pilot Club. Her hobbies
include music, piano and keyboard, reading, Ellen Sands
gardening and cooking. She is currently President of the Dixie Federated Republican Women's
Club and Secretary for the Dixie County Republican Executive Board. Sands is proud to say she is a
Christian and of the Baptist Faith. See "DISTRICT 10 RACE"page 5


ilRS '-'
IRS Forms, No Longer
At Post Office
Due to the decline of paper-
filing and an increase in e-filing
and other e-services, the IRS
will no longer provide bulk
supplies of federal tax forms
and instructions for distribution
at the Post Office.
If you need federal tax forms,
please go to Internal Revenue
Service web site: www.irs.gov
to get forms and the latest tax
information.


Ovr OOO// St~ property Keevered



Peso freaks burglary A/0
By Terri Langford Staff Writer
The Dixie County Sheriffs Office (DCSO) is proud to
announce the recovery of over $15,000.00 worth of stolen property
and the arrest of two men involved in a massive burglary ring
which has been active in Dixie, Gilchrist, Alachua and Marion
Counties.
According to a report filed by DCSO investigators, Robert Lee
Alvord, 23, of Old.Town, Florida and William Ray Sheppard, 28,
of Bell Florida were recently arrested for the Dixie County thefts
that occurred from September through December 2005. The seven
victims were notified of the arrest and were able to identify their
stolen property recovered by law enforcement.
Alvord was arrested on December 18, 2005 on two counts of
Grand Theft. Sheppard was arrested this past Tuesday, Janiary 3,
*..."c,2006 on one count of Burglary of a Dwelling and seven counts of
.d- Grand Theft. Both Alvord and Sheppard are also suspected of
Left to right: Robert Lee Alvord & William Ray Sheppard; both committing various thefts throughout North Central Florida where
arrestd .ao nt.are.oe t. iaf, fino,,, ,,,multinl hburari.sn charges are pending.


See "BURGLARYRING" Page 5


Pictured above is the.iitersection where a Honmosassia iiian ias finally
injured as he attempted to cross US 19 on New Year's Day.
By Terri L angfoi d Staff Writer
A Homosassa man was fatalkl injured \liile attempting to cross
US 19 at the intersection at Tennille Sunda.. January 1st, 2006, the
first pedestrian death of the ne%% Near. See "FA TALLY" page 5


Boyd Staff
Holds Office
Hours In Cross
City
A member of Congressman
Allen Boyd's (D-North
Florida) staff will be visiting
Cross City so the people of
'Dixie County have the
opportunity to personally
discuss issues concerning
Sthem..
Congressman Boyd's staff
is trained to assist constituents.


with a,variety 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
offices.
Office Hours with
Congressman Boyd's Staff
Friday, January 13, 2006
10:00am-- 12:00pm
County Commission Board
Room
in the Courthouse
Cross City


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By Terri Langford Staff Write
SFourteen-year-old Holly
Brigman began her holiday with
a trip to Shands UF where she
r underwent two surgeries before
,Christmas and her 15th birthday.
However, while in the hospital,
/? Holly had a very special group of
visitors come to wish her well,
making her stay a bit more
bearable.
,Pictured left is Billy Donavan,
-.Gator Basketball Coach with Holly
Brigman while she was ia Shands
UF. (See "HOLLY"pages 5)


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DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2006


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This kid needs his butt paddled
Farris Hassan is a 16 year old high school junior at a pricey
'private school in Fort Lauderdale who recently returned to his
:home following a three week junket to Iraq.
To hear the major media tell it, you'd think the kid was an
-ambassador who had gone to this Middle Eastern.trouble spot and
-in short order had the once-acrimonious Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds
%all frolicking together in community bathhouses, after which he
;returned home to a hero's welcome.
It seems that Farris Hassan's mommie feels pretty much the
;same way. Upon learning of his impending return, his mother,
.Shatha Atiya, said, "I'm going to hug him. He's my little angel,"
t'and never mind that he took qff without telling her in early
iDecember and left her wondering where the hell he was when he
,didn't come home after school for his hot Ovaltine.
Right. Little angel. He has three older siblings, who are
enrolledd at colleges, and apparently content to stick with the
'curriculum. So, if Farris is a "little angel," what does a family like
?that do for a black sheep?
Something else. I'm assuming our little angel had to buy a
,,"plane ticket, get a passport and a visa in order to facilitate his
.international junket, which took him to Kuwait and Lebanon before
,:making it to Baghdad, which is not exactly a thriving tourist
destination at the present time. The kid must have pretty good
connections for a 16 year-old, not to mention a bank account and/or
credit cards.
Do you suppose that, if his activities had been monitored a bit
more closely, and some reasonable restrictions placed on his access
,*to the family's financial assets, he'd have had difficulty pulling this
caper off? Just a thought.
If the name didn't give it away, Farris Hassan is a child born of
Parents who emigrated (legally, I might add) from Iraq. Farris'
: father, Redha Hassan, is a doctor who lives nearby, and the fact
That his mother's surname is Atiya might lead one to suspect that
:they are divorced and that she is spoiling the kid, either with
alimony or by marketing her brilliance on the subject of child-
rearing.
Farris Hassan's school was going to expel him for extending his
't Christmas vacation (I guess it's all right to call it that, since it's a
private school) by a week, but mommie and da-da "persuaded" the
school administration to take their mon.. .excuse me, reconsider, so
we must assume that, by now, he's back in academia and no doubt
the coolest dude on campus.
According to a compliant media, Farris Hassan wanted to travel
; to the homeland of his ancestors to find out how things were going,
what with the war, elections and such. His curiosity is certainly
well taken, and bully for him if understands that the mainstream
s media aren't telling it like it is about how things are going in Iraq.
SHowever, it's hard to imagine that this kid doesn't have Internet
access or that he can't tune in to FOX News. The facts are out there
; for anyone who's curious enough to look for them, and it doesn't
Z take a trip to a war zone to get it done.
While it seems highly improbable that our little angel's
mommie will paddle his butt, 'and somewhat doubtful that he'll
even be put on restriction, if he really wants to get a close-up look
at the situation in Iraq, he could join the Army or the Marines after
he gets out of high school. Hopefully, it will be a lot safer over
there by that time, but there's a good chance that a US presence
will still be required in order to stabilize the fledgling Iraqi govern-
ment.
Who knows? Volunteering for military service might actually
- give him a better perspective than skipping school on the family
^ credit card.


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THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT

YOUR PUBLIC TRUSTEE


Chad Reed

\Q An acquaintance of
mine is in jail, and wants
me to post bail for him. Will
I get my money back?


A : As a matter of fact, it
is possible that you won't!
New legislation was passed
in Florida that went into
effect July 1, 2005, which
transfers the responsibility
of handling bail bonds from
the courts to the Clerks of
Courts. It requires the Clerk
of Court to apply monies


posted as a Cash Bond
toward the payment of court
fees, court costs and
criminal penalties prior to
returning Cash Bond money
to the depositor. (Section
57, Section 903.286, Florida
Statutes) This bill went into
effect July 1, 2005, and the
Clerk of Court began
complying with this
statutory requirement on
that date in all criminal
cases. So, if you want your
money back, it would be
wise to make sure your
acquaintance has the means
and intention to pay you
back!
If you have any questions or
comments about this
column, please forward
them to Chad Reed, Clerk
of the Court, P. 0. Box
1206, Cross City, Florida
32628.


Letter to the Editor
Question? When did the Cross City Cemetery become the
local dog pound? I have grave concerns (forgive the pun), when I
visit and I am met with barking dogs running free, and have no
idea if these animals belong to someone, are they attack dogs or
what? Not only have these dogs taken over the cemetery with
their continuous barking, I am most sickened when I step in dog
feces when trying to pay respects to my dad; and the grass so
often needs to be cut.
When looking for a place for dad, we were told that the City
of Cross City takes very good care of this property. I am sad to
say, the grass stays in need of cutting, the dog feces is not cleaned
up, and the continual mess of blowing debris saddens me every
time I enter the property.
The City has been called many times, and still nothing is
being done to curtail the over running of dogs and/or maintaining
an environment that is healthy for the living. How would you like
to kneel down to your loved one, tears streaming down your face,
only to find you have either stepped in it, or kneeled in it.
My father and each and every person who is laid to rest there,
deserves a greater level of respect than to be mucked on by
wayward dogs. I know my dad does.
City of Cross City, you collect hard earned money to assist in
maintaining that property. Have you taken the time to see what is
going on? How come phone calls are overlooked? Are these free
guard dogs? Is this something the Health Dept needs to look
into? How long will it take someone to clean up a mess that
NEVER should have happened?
Sincerely,
L. Gregory
SOldTown, FL .


Letter To The

Editor
We wish to express our
appreciation to Gail's
Restaurant for a wonderful
afternoon on December 11th.
The music was great by Eric
Daniels Band and Santa, &
Mrs. Claus was a big hit with
everyone. The afternoon ended
with Christmas carols being
sung by candlelight..
Gail & staff, thanks for
going that extra mile. Thanks
again for a truly great time.
Sincerely,
Gene & Frances Johnson &
Sue Ice
Old Town

Letter To The

Editor
Good morning!
My name is Lance:
Corporal Brian A. Childs. I am
writing from Iraq and I'm from
Dixie and I love this web site:
because of the simple fact I
can have a little bit of home
everywhere I go. I can also
keep up with the current events,
that are going on there so when
I call home I can surprise mom
telling her about things that are
happening there instead of her'
telling me.
I just wanted to write and
say thank you and keep up the
good work.
Very respectfully,
Brian Childs

Enough shovels of earth
-a mountain. Enough
pails of water-a river.
-Chinese proverb


uixie Lounty

Jail Log
DECEMBER26
DEEN, ALICE FAY., 40, DWLS/R, Drug
Paraphernalia (4cts.).
DECEMBER 27
THOMAS, GEORGE B., 50, VOP Sale of
Cocaine (2cts.)
TURNER, JAY KEITH., 41, VOP -
Burglary of Structure.
JAMES, LATOYA YVONE 19, Drug
Equipment.
POSLEY, TERRELL C., 18, Burglary of
Dwelling.
DECEMBER 28
RENSTROM, WILLIAM ROY., 51, DUI,
DWLS/R.
DECEMBER29
MCELROY, KENNETH HUGH -32,
Warrant.
DECEMBER 30
CHAN, DAVID CHRISTOPHER., 18,
Battery (Domestic Violence).
GOODSON, DALE LEERAY, 47,
Aggravated Battery Domestic Violence.
DECEMBER31
LOVETTE, DEARMUS CEZHAN,
28,Warrant, Arrest Sale of Cocaine.
BRANCH, RAY MITCHELL., 53, Resist
Officer Without Violence, Domestic
Violence Battery.
COBB, NANCY CAROL., 35, DWLS/R,
FTA DWLS/R Gilchrist.
JANUARY 1
BRASWELL, TEDDY LAMAR., 40. DUI.


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Agenda
Dixie County Board of County Commissioners
Dixie County Courthouse
Commission Meeting Room
Cross City, Florida
Regular Meeting 10:00 AM January 5, 2007
The Dixie County Board of County Commissioners of Dixie County, Florida,
will meet on Thursday. January 5, 2006, 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, Regular Meeting of December 15,
2005
4 SECOND PUBLIC HEARING-to consider an Ordinance, regarding a
bill to be entitled An Act Relating to Impact Fees providing a-short title; for intent
and purpose; for authority; for rules of construction; for definitions; for adoption of
impact fee study; for imposition of impact fees; for computation of the amount of
impact fees; for payment of fees; for special revenue funds; for use and collection of
funds; for refunds of fees paid; for exemptions, credits and deferrals; for annual
adjustment of fees and review of schedules; for appeals; for penalty; for effective
date.
5 VERNON JULSOM-Re: Landlocked property
6 Dick Edwards, Community Programs Consulting
7 Bettie Gail Osteen, Indigent Healthcare Agent
8 Jerry Prater, Veterans Service Officer
9 Holly Houghton, County Agent
10 Jerry Martin, Deputy Chief of EMS
11 Joe Price Ruth, Solid Waste Coordinator
12 Howard Reed, County Road Superintendent
13 Jack Spivey, Building Official
14 Billy Keen, Zoning Official & Safety Director
15 Chad Allen Reed, Clerk-Auditor
16 A-Action Item: Satisfaction of Deferred Payment Loan Agreement from
Dixie County to Carol Lee for acknowledgement of full payment of the
indebtedness and satisfaction of the mortgage recorded in Book 295 Page 46
presented for approval and signature by the Chairman. Ms. Lee has paid off the
Loan before the three year period in the amount of $1,650.00.
B-ln formation ItemI: The Dixie County Sheriff Department Florida Contraband
Forfeiture Semiannual Report for period beginning April 1, 2005 and ending
September 30, 2005 presented.
17 Arthur Bellot, County Coordinator
A-lAction Item): BellSouth Work Order No.53N53297N-
FL029H636735-Permission to cross County Road 349 presented.
18 Joey Lander, County Attorney
19 County Commission items
20 Vouchers approved
21 Adjourn
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 Chad Allen Reed, Clerk of Court, by 4:00 PM on Friday
preceding the Board meeting, at (352) 498-1200.
APPROVED:
/s/John L. Driggers, Chairman
ATTEST:
/s/Chad Allen Reed, Clerk
pub: January 5, 2006
THE SCHOOL BOARD OF
DIXIE COUNTY, FLORIDA
REGULAR BOARD MEETING Tuesday,
January 10, 2006 6:00 P.M.
Location of Meeting: School Board Meeting Facility at Highway 349 South, Old
Town, Florida
AGENDA
Call to Order, Invocation and Flag Pledge
I. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
II. PRESENTATIONS) AND/OR SPECIAL RECOGNITION
III. INFORMATION AND/OR ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM SCHOOLS
AND/OR DIVISIONS
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
CITIZEN INPUT
Members of the public wishing to address the Board must complete a name
card for the Board Secretary.
IV. REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS OF BUSINESS INCLUDING REGULAR
AGENDA ADDITIONS, AND ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT
AGENDA AND PLACED ON REGULAR AGENDA (will be placed here)
V. APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA
A. Minutes
B. Personnel
C. Controlled-Choice for Student Assignment Plan Revision
D. NEFEC Amendment Safe and Drug Free Schools Program Assistance
E. LCCC Tech Prep Agreement Graphic Design Technology
F. Substitutes for 2005-2006
G. March School Board Meeting Date Change
VI. ADJOURN
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 fbe
accommodated.

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DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2006


Events. For The Week Of:
'Jan 6-Jan 12th 2006


Medical. Donations & Volunteer


S.,, 55 -. Alive Volunteer
Instructors Needed Previous
experience is of no consequence,
..training sessions provided. Call:
352-726-0753.
* 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
S, Hospice of North Central
Florida' To request
"information about volunteering
opportunities, Call: Dana
,!Weififurter @ 352-493-2333
* Poison' Hotline a life-saving
nationall hotline- for poison
emergency treatment and advice.
'CdAll:'800-222-1222.
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N oarcoon now!
Clubs & Organizations .
--Rusty Spurs Arena! 6.5 miles
north of Old Town, Fl. Sporting
and Team Penning every Saturday
nights Starting @ 730 Spectators
,. Welcome
3 Attention Air boaters
.North Florida Conservation and
Airboat Alliance, a newly formed
club is looking for new members,
.'that are interested in fellowship
with other air boaters and
sportsmenme, and working to keep
our public lands and waterways
open for everyone to use and enjoy.
Every meeting is covered dish Club
j,meets second Tuesday of every
month at 7:00 PM at Mark Canrers
cook shed: I1166 100th, Live Oak,
Florida, 32060. (1st drive on right
just past Suwannee valley Electric
S 'Coop.) For more information
f contact: Chns Ave, Phone # 386-
Sp, q 658-1092
American Legion Post 383
Meetings are on I" Wed. and 3"'
Tues. each month @ 6 30pm.
SCall 542-2169
C Dixie County Historical
Society Sale of Dixie County
SHistprfcal Material weekly each
Fhrdav 'at the old-Old Town
School, comer of SR 55A and
CR 349..
Free 'Business Assistance -
U.. NF ,' Small Business
SDev.elopment Center at the
Chamber of Commerce office in
.Cxoss City. Call M-W-F from 9-
12 ai .498-5454 to set up an
,; ,appointment. Appointments are
;,every Thursday between 1-4
-p.m. :
1. Toll Free Rape & Sexual
Assault Hotline 1-866-875-
S7983. A trained staff member
will answer the hotline number
24 hours a day, 7 days a \ eek.
United A.B.L.E. Association
helps children &. adults with
disabilities, and their families
improve their quality of life and
receive necessary services. Call:
877-446-2253.
S* ... Meetings & Events
P AL-ANON Family Group
Meetings are held every
i :Wednesday Evening @ 5:30pm
t the First .Methodist Church
;. in Chiefland. Call 490-6117
"* Board of County
SCommissioners I'" Thursday
pt 10 a.m. and the 3' Thursday
t 6 p.m. at the County
n .ourthouse Commission
-, meeting room.
SDAV Auxiliary bingo every
S-'Wednesday, Ii a.m. and
d$aturday, 6 p.m. at Veterans Rd.
,'DAVBIdg. In Cross City.


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PUBLIC SERVICE
INFORMATION
ANNOIJNCEMENTS
t


* Dixie Shrine Club 1st
Thursday of each month. Call:
352-542-7816.
* 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 Evening
6pm.l U.S. 19. Doors open at 6
p.m. snacks available. Free
coffee.
" Horseshoe Beach Town
Council 1` 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-
4362.
* 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.
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and events of general public interest. It
is the responsibility of the
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Advocate with accurate information
and timely changes. Information and
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either by fax or by email. The Advocate
is not responsible for errors or changes
in submissions.

FCSP Calendar

Of Events'
Dixie County- January 10,
Family Caregiver Support
Group, Church of God, 216
S.E. 271st Street, Cross City,
2:00 p.m. For more
information please call Sandra
at 1-800-717-3277.
January 17, Homestead
Restaurant, U.S. Hwy 19,
,Fanning Springs, 11:00 a.m.
For more% information
please call Sandra at 1-800-
717-3277.
Gilchrist County- January
17, Homestead Restaurant,
U.S. Hwy 19, Fanning Springs,
11:00 a.m.

AARP

Driving Class

Planned
Stop Red Light Running!
According to the
Insurance Institute for
Highway Safety, disregarding
red lights and other traffic
control devices, is the leading
cause of urban crashes
representing 22 % of the total
number of crashes. The
economic impact is estimated
at $7 BILLION each year in
medical costs, time off work,
insurance- rate increases and
property damage.
Many insurance companies
offer an Auto Insurance
premium discount for
participants who complete the
AARP two four-hour day
classes.

There is a class scheduled
on January 23 and 24 at 9 a.m.
at the Hardeetown Baptist
Church, 1404 NW 18th
Avenue. Chiefland. To register
call Linda Cochran at (352
493-1742.



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& SPECIAL EYENTS


Congressman Boyd To Attend 1st

Chamber Meeting of New Year
The Dixie Chamber of Commerce first business meeting of the
new year 2006 will be held on Tuesday, January 12th at noon at
the public library, meeting room. Our Congressman, Allen Boyd,
will be joining us so make plans to attend.
The annual dinner meeting is planned for Monday, January
30th at 6:30 p.m. at the 1st District Community Center. For details
phone 498-5454.

DAV meeting Thursday
Disabled American Veterans, chapter 63, will hold their
monthly meeting on Thursday, January 5th, at the chapter hall on
Veterans Road southeast of Cross City.
All chapter and auxiliary members are encouraged to attend.
The meeting will get under way at 7:00pm.

Free Training For

Tax-Aide Volunteers
Orientation and information session to be held on Thursday,
January, 5th at the Cross City Library from 9am till noon. We will
be training client coordinators, answering questions, and
demonstrating the computer software to be used in the field. No
reservation required.
Free tax training sessions begin in January for Dixie, Levy,
Gilchrist and Taylor Counties. Your help is needed. For more
information e-mail jfergie(22)intergate.com, come to this session or
call (850) 578-2666.

Volunteers Needed

In Dixie County!
Are you looking for a flexible volunteer opportunity that
enables you to make a real difference in the lives of seniors in your
community? Do you like to help others resolve problems? If you
answered yes to these questions, then the Florida Department of
Elder Affairs may have the perfect volunteer position for you!
Volunteers are needed in Dixie County for the award-winning
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) Program.
SHINE is a free Medicare and health insurance information and
counseling program that helps: elders make informed decisions.
SHINE counseling takes place at designated community centers or
by telephone. Seniors and their caregivers receive information and
assistance on programs that may help to reduce their health
insurance and prescription medication costs. SHINE volunteers
help Medicare recipients compare supplemental insurance policies,
interpret coverage, and review Medicare and health insurance
forms. SHINE volunteers can also help seniors understand the new
Medicare prescription drug benefit.
Free. comprehensive training is provided. Please contact the
Elder Help Line and tell them you would like to find out more
about becoming a SHINE volunteer.
Apply now for our next training class. Call 1-800-262-2243
today!.


Christie s School of Real Estate
(352) 490-9200
NOW OFFERING!
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January 21-22, 2006. Full Price $65.00
eSales Associate Pre-Licensing Course, daytime starts 9:30
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meets every Mon., Wed., & Fri. for 4 weeks.
*Sales Associate Pre-Licensing Course, Night class, Mon. -
Wed. for eight weeks, starts 6:00 PM, Jan. 23, 2006, full price
$355.00.
*Early enrollment is required, limited-seating.
*Post licensing is available for brokers and sales associates.
Call for times and dates.
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See link to school


OTES January Calendar
January 9- Family night, 6-8 PM.
January 10- School Board Meeting, 6 PM.
January 12- Report cards home, spelling bee, 7 PM, RRMS.
January 16- Martin Luther King Day, school closed.
January 17-20- School Psychologist on campus.
January 23- Family night, 6-8 PM.
January 25- Early release day, 12:25 PM.
January 30- Family night, 6-8 PM.


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Monday. January 9
*School Advisory Council meets, 6 P.M.
eFamily Learning Night, 5-7 P.M.
Wednesday. January 11
*Safety Patrol Pictures End
Thursday. January 12
*Safety Patrol Donut Sale Ends
LOOKING AHEAD -
Monday. January 16
*School Holiday
Thursday. January 19
-District Spelling Bee Rains Middle
School, 7:00 P.M.

Dixie District Schools
Elementary Menu
MONDAY, JANUARY 9
Breakfast Choice of Cereal & Toast or French Toast Stix
w/Syrup, Fruit Juice & Milk.
Lunch -, Vegetable Beef Soup w/Grilled Cheese or Hot dog on
Bun, Carrot & Raisin Salad, Choice of Apple Crisp or Fruit &
Milk.
TUESDAY. JANUARY 10
Breakfast Choice of Cereal and Toast or Breakfast Pizza,
Choice of Fruit & Milk.
Lunch -Chicken & Noodles w/Cornbread or Burrito w/Salsa,
Turnip Greens, Fruit or Fruit Juice & Milk.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11
Breakfast Choice of Cereal and Toast or Eggs w/Hashrounds &
Toast, Fruit, Milk.
Lunch Cheeseburger on Bun or Deli Ham & Cheese on Bun,
Sandwich Trimmings, French Fries, Peach Cobbler or Fruit,
Milk.
THURSDAY. JANUARY 12
Breakfast Choice of Cereal and Muffin or 2 Applesauce
Muffins, Fruit and Milk.
Lunch Breaded Beef Steak w/Steamed Rice & Gravy, Hot rolls
or Roast Turkey w/Mozz. Cheese on Bun, Field Peas w/Snaps,
Fruit or Fruit Juice, Milk.
FRIDAY. JANUARY 13
Breakfast Choice of Cereal and Biscuit, or Ham & Cheese
Biscuit, Fruit Juice & Milk. -
Lunch Pizza or Manager's Choice, Fresh Garden Salad
w/Dressing, Fruit & Milk.


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DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2006


"HOLLY"
Continued from page 1
It all began the day before school was let out for winter break when Holly was overcome with a
high fever her mother was unable to bring down and an upset stomach. All these symptoms were a
warning flag for the Brigmans as Holly was born with Hydracephelaus and had a shunt in her head
which kept fluid from building up on her brain. They took Holly immediately to Shands UF and
discovered that her shunt had quit working.
Holly had her first surgery.on December 17"' to remove the shunt she had since she was 4-weeks
old. She would spend three days in intensive care. While there, she was visited by a very special
pooch Rosie the Therapy Dog. Rosie is known all over the Gainesville area and makes visits to a
number of hospitals including Shands UF. She brings with her a healing nudge and caring look.
Holly was amazed at how much Rosie's visit lifted her spirits..
On the 20th Holly underwent another surgery where she received a new shunt. The following day
she would receive her second surprise.. .a visit from the Gator Basketball Team! Each player took
time- to visit with Holly and then autographed a poster for her as well as posing for a number of
pictures. It was truly a Kodak moment! Coach Billy Donavan also joined the team-in wishing Holly
a quick recovery.
During it all, the good and the bad, Holly's only wish was to be able to be home for Christmas
and her birthday, December 28th. Once again Holly was blessed and made it home in time to
celebrate with family and friends.
"We are so very thankful to the Shands Staff," stated Mom, Debbie Brigman. "We could not
have asked for any better care for Holly," she added. Both she and husband Mike Brigman, would
like to extend their heartfelt thanks to everyone who helped Holly through her ordeal. "We feel
blessed to have the support of our family and friends and God's grace," Debbie stated.
It was "Happy Holly Days" for sure!


"DISTRICT 10 RACE"
Continued from page 1
While she has nothing but the utmost respect
for Representative Kendrick, Sands feels that as
a Republican she will be able to get Dixie a
bigger, piece of the "pie" from the Republican
dominated House and Senate.
Why run? "There are many issues that need
to be addressed in our county such as the need
for clean drinking water and adequate sewage
systems," stated Sands. "I am concerned with
our schools .who are strapped for funding for
classroom materials and salaries that are
competitive with the state average," she added.
Sands went on to voice her concerns over the
disrepair of many of our roadways and issues
such as eminent domain. It goes without saying,
that health care is also an issue that she feels
needs immediate attention as well as getting
support for our local law enforcement. "Sheriff
Hatcher and his officers are doing an excellent
job in cracking down on the drug problem that


FWC Weekly

Report
December 23-29, 2005
This report represents
some significant events the
FWC handled over the past
week; however, it does not
include all actions taken by
the Division of Law
Enforcement.
NORTH CENTRAL
REGION
ALACHUA COUNTY
Officers Zach Clark and
Bret Gill responded to a
complaint in northwest
Alachua County about several
shots being fired on a field.
Officers arrived and
determined a dove shoot was
in progress. After a short time,
the officers entered the field
checking four individuals and
counting 79 birds. Citations
were issued for over-the-bag
limit, no hunting license and
unplugged shotguns'.
While working night
bunting in south Alachua
County, Officers James Jordan
and Kevin Losee observed a
vehicle drive by their location
about six times between 2 and
2:30 a.m. The last time, the
vehicle stopped and a shot was
fired outside the drivers'
window. After a short pursuit,
the vehicle stopped and the
suspects were secured.
Officers Zach Clark, John
Duncan and Wayne Hargabus
with K-9, were called to assist
with questioning and locating a
shotgun. After a statement
from one of the suspects, the
shotgun was found near the
road where the driver had
thrown it out the window.
Charges included possession of
firearm by convicted felon,
attempting to take deer at night
with gun and light, fleeing and
attempting to elude a law
enforcement officer.
DUVAL COUNTY
Dec. 23, Officer Jamie
Bevan cited an individual for
unlawful possession : of
saltwater fish. The incident
occurred at Sister's Creek
while Officer Bevan was
conducting license and bag-
limit inspections. The subject
was in possession of five
spotted sea trout, ten black
drum and three 'undersized
sheepshead. The fisherman
was issued citations for the
violations.
Dec. 23, Officer Dave
Rosado, while patrolling the
Little Jetties Park area, found a
man outside of his car wearing
only socks and shoes. The
man saw Rosado and jumped
into his car. A cold, partially
empty beer bottle and sexual
items were discovered during a
search of the suspect vehicle.,
After a DUI Investigation, the
man was found not to be


has plagued Dixie County for years," Sands
stated. "It is only right that we send these men
and women out with the equipment they need to
fight the war on drugs," she added. Shands will
also be an advocate for the emergency services
and hopes that she will be able to help secure
funding for equipment needed for local
emergencies from illnesses to natural disasters.
Sands considers herself to be a "people
person" and says that she is looking forward to
meeting the citizens in District 10. "I hope that
folks will let me know what they want me to
take to Tallahassee," she said.
Sands' headquarters will be at the George &
Joy Anderson Republican Center, located next
to Dixie Chevrolet off US 19. If you would like
to know more about Sands you can do so by
logging onto her website at
www.sandsfordistrict 10.org.


impaired, but was charged with
exposure of a sexual organ,
possession of cannabis,
possession of paraphernalia,
and open container.
Dec. 24, Officer Brad
Givens initiated an
investigation dealing with an
unlawful sale of a vessel. The
vessel operator had previously
received several citations and
warnings, one of which was
for an expired registration.
During that stop, the operator
had stated that he had bought
the boat and had the title and
bill of sale at his home.
Givens determined that a
fictitious bill of sale had been
executed by the former owner.
Charges are pending.
Dec. 24, while Officer Dave
Rosado was on water patrol in
the Intracoastal Waterway
checking bank fishermen, he
saw a man open his cooler and
take out what appeared to be a
white towel. The man then
walked to his truck and
returned without the towel..
Rosado checked the fisherman
who said that they had not
caught any- fish. Rosado
looked inside the truck and
saw a white towel on the
floorboard of the truck moving
up and down. Rosado asked
the owner of the truck what
was in the towel and he said a
sea trout. Rosado removed the
two trout which measured 10.5
inches. The man was issued a
citation.


HAMILTON COUNTY
Dec. 24, Investigators Neal
Martin and Mike Pridgen
worked the decoy deer in an
area south of Martin's house.
This is an area that Martin
believed illegal road hunting
violations to be occurring. At
approximately 8:30 a.m., a
Chevy truck was observed
stopping on the road in front of
the deer. Martin saw an
individual get out of the truck
with a rifle, look at the decoy,
then get back into the truck. A
few moments later this same
individual got out of the truck
again, used the truck bed as a
rest and shot three times at the
decoy. Pridgen then stopped
the vehicle and issued the
driver one citation for
discharging a firearm from a
paved public road and one for
hunting from a county road.


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"FIRE"
Continue from page 1
Around 11:30 a.m. the
alarm went out to area fire
fighters when the fire was first
noticed around the bank area
of the Steinhatchee River.
Within minutes the fire had
spread due to high winds, but
. was contained at River Road
by Jena & Taylor County
Volunteer Fire Departments
and FDOF crews from Cross
City, Perry and Madison.
The area burned was
Suwannee River Water
Management District property.
At the scene was a
representative from the Foley
Timber Company, who has an
interest in the pines planted on
the site. Fortunately the
underbrush was thin, hindering
the fire's growth.
A spokesperson from the
FDOF stated Tuesday, January
3r, firefighters went back to
the site for additional mop-up
and to continue their
investigation. As of press time
it looked as though arson could
possibly be involved, either
accidental or intentional..

"FA TALL Y"
Continued from page 1
According to a press
release from the Florida
Highway Patrol, Troop H,'
Scott Alan Knight, 35, was
attempting to cross US 19 from
the west to the east around
8:15 p.m. when he walked into
the path of a vehicle being
driven by Ronald Lee McNeal,
63, of Tallahassee.
McNeal and his passenger,
Rebecca McNeal, were
uninjured. Knight was
pronounced deceased at the
scene.
No charges had been filed
as of press time as the incident
is still under investigation.


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V ," By Maria Cilley

) Starting the New Year
with Clean Slate
With new years comes clean slates and we all,
love to start fresh. We see ourselves do this any time we choose to start a,
new diet, exercise routine or get a handle on our finances. You know the
drill; my new way is living will start on Monday but first I am going to
have one last fling, a huge meal or a day just being lazy. We don't have.to
wait till Monday to start!
A new way of living is not a punishment that you need a reprieve';
from. It is making the decision that it is time to be good to your body;
because this is the only one you have. When we are living in CHAOS:'
(Can't Have Anyone Over Syndrome); we are usually the person that gets:
left out. We can't take the time to nurture our bodies because there is so.
much to do and we don't have a clue where to start. -.
Do you ever feel like you are a spinning top? I am going to help you
stop this vicious cycle and establish some simple habits that are going to
start your new year with that clean slate. Your home did not get messy in
a day and it is not going to get cleaned over night. You can do-this with
the help of a simple tool that you already have in your home. It is a timer..
They are on your microwave, the stove and probably in the watch on
your arm.
The reason you feel like that spinning top is because you are trying to
do too many things at once. I want you to set your timer for 15-minutes
and stay focused on one thing. It can be shining your kitchen sink,
clearing off that piled up coffee table or picking up the clothes on 'the
floor in your bedroom. You are going to be so surprised at just how much
you can accomplish in only 15-minutes.
The truth is we are not good at multi-tasking. We think we are but our
homes are living proof that we do not ever finish anything. We are the
best at getting something out and not putting it away when we have
finished. Here is the main reason we don't have homes for these items
that are lurking in your Hot Spots. Hot Spots are those places you pile
things when you walk in the door or sit in your favorite chair. We have
clutter taking over the drawers, cabinets and closets and we can't find a
place to keep the things we love and use.
In order to get rid of the CHAOS in our homes we have to toss out
our clutter. This will give us a place to keep things instead of piled on a,
table or the floor. Those great storage areas have been invaded by items
that you do not love and use. It is time to evict them and clear out your
Hot Spots. Our Hot Spots make our homes look messy.
If we would just take 15-minutes and clear out one Hot Spot;.your
home will begin to look better. It may not be that immaculate clean that.
we were forced to do as children by perfectionist parents but it will feel.
better when you walk in the door. It is so hard to clean around clutter.
Here is another fun tool we use to get rid of our clutter. I like to call it
the 27 Fling Boogie. Grab a grocery bag and run through the house-and.
pick up 27 items to throw away. Then grab another bag or box and. run
through the house and gather up 27 items to give away. Here is the.rule
for doing this. As you are tossing ask yourself these questions. Do .you
make me smile? Do I have a home for you? Do I have two of 'ou' This
will help you get rid of your clutter. Then put it in the trash to throw away
or in the dar to give away next time you are out.
I want for you what I have; peace that came from releasing the-clutter
and CHAOS and establishing babystep habits that clean my home on
automatic pilot. You deserve to live in a home that blesses you!
For more help getting rid of your CHAOS; check out her website and
join her free mentoring group at www.FlyLady.net or her book, Sink
Reflections published by Bantam.
Copyright 2006 Maria Cilley Used by permission in this publication.


"BURGLARY RING"
Continued from page 1
Following an anonymous tip, DCSO investigators went to the
home of Alvord on December '14th, 2005 at Bobo's Trailer Park.
Several of the stolen items were found in Alvord's possession and
further information gathered led them to Sheppard's home' ii
Gilchrist County where additional stolen items were found.
Alvord bonded out shortly after his arrest on a $2,500.00 bond.
Sheppard, who had been in the Alachua County Jail was
transported to the Dixie County Jail. After first appearance,
Sheppard's bond was set at $150,000.00. As of press time,
Sheppard had not bonded out. "i
Sheriff Dewey Hatcher hopes that the arrest of these two'
individuals will send out a clear message that his office- will' not
tolerate this kind of lawlessness in Dixie County and vows to
continue to protect its citizens and their property.


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New Arrival


Smith & Hubbard


Birth Announcement


S Justin Wayne Chancy
Cheryl Moore and J.C. Chaney would like to announce the
birth of Justin Wayne Chaney. Justin was born December 5, 2005
and weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz.
Maternal grandparents are Diana Moore of Cross City and
Eugene and Dorothy Moore of Lake City, FL. Paternal
grandparents are Tammy Colbert of Cross City and Terry Chaney
of Cross City.
Maternal great-grandparents are Roy Mills of Cross City, the
late; Dorothy Mills, and Arnold and Betty Rogers of Lake City.

Wedding Announcement
Lester Osteen and Sherry Alexander are pleased to announce to
everyone their marriage on November 14, 2005. The couple
excharigedwedding vows in Chiefland, Florida at the home of the
gro6n granddaughter, Gynell Frier.
Br6tfier Lester was born and raised in Dixie County and pastors
the Church of Jesus Christ in Cross City on Horseshoe Road.
Sister 'Sherry was born and raised in Tampa, Florida and came
to live in Dixie County in 2001.
The couple will continue to live in Dixie County and preach the
gospel. A reception is planned for the newlyweds when they return
from their honeymoon on February 14, 2006 at 7 pm at the Church
of Jesus Christ. Everyone is invited.


Birth

Announcement
Amahda Ford and Tommy
Carter are proud to announce
the arrival of their daughter
Kirstin Lavon Carter. Kirstin
was born on November 28,
2005. Grandparents are
Florence: and: Tommy Carter
and Lavoh : Ford. Great-
grandmothers are Juanita
Allen, Helen Irvin and Betty
Jean, Grant. She was welcomed
home by her sisters Fran,
Mareena and Joneshia Carter.



The Word Made

Flesh
God's Sabbath
Continued from last week. I, the
son of man, say we are in the
bginping of a new age. The past
a is. gone, the age God had
allowed to fallen angels, but the
go emment of this new age will be
by the sons of God, the body of
Jesuis Christ The time has now
ccie for this age of darkness,
during which Satan the prince of
darkness has ruled in the heavenlies
tocomne to a close. I, the son of
men, say the Apostle Peter tells us
in;' 2 Peter 3, about the age that
came to an end at the time of the
fl"od in Noah's day. In Verse 8 he
mpoes a very enlightening
statement: "ONE DAY is with the
sgd,.as. a, thousand years, and a
ttbshrid:years as one day." 2 Peter
$. So this new age, often called
thi thousand year millennium, is
detually one day "THE DAY of the
L)RD." And, God blessed the
seyenth day and sanctified it
cause that in it He had rested
9om all' His work which God
created and made. (Genesis 2:1-3)
li,'.the son of man, say carefully
notice these facts: ''.) Uod worked
f1i six days bringing His creation
iplo perfect order. He was not
discouraged with the imperfect,
incomplete creation after the fourth
o fifth day He just kept working
uhtil it was finished. 2.) All of
( Id's work was finished after six
5s, when He had a man prepared
Stake over the government of
nation (Genesis 1:26 and 28) 3.)
(7k the seventh day God rested
,ile man went to work taking care
cGod's creation. We have now
c eytod the end. of six of god's
1,O0 year days. He has been
king on His plan and is now
p$ting the finishing touches on His
n ny membered man the
c irch. This church, the body of
' rist, the overcome, sons of God,
tM manchild...make up God's
n, the one who shall rule and
rqgn on the earth with Christ for
I next thousand years
relationss 5:10). With the rising
his company of saints into the
vens. (I Thessalonians 4:17) a
fare'begins such as the world
never seen. Satan is cast out of
t heavens. (Revelations 12:9),
a a new government takes office,
"|ew age is introduced, and the
.pf the Lord begins. Continued
next wee


AA Let Us
Pray
For
S-J1 Peace


Earth


Lewis Smith & Rachel Hubbard Kylah Harmonic Lanier was born at Shands Hospital in
Gainesville, FL on December 25, 2005 at 3:27 A.M. She weighed
Ed & Kim Smith of Old Town, Fl. 8 lbs. 9 oz.
are pleased to announce the engagement Kylah is the daughter of Crystal Urwiller and Kyle Lanier.
of their son, Maternal grandfather is Donnie Urwiller. Paternal grandparents are
Lewis Smith Rockvy Lanier nnd Malissa Knicht


to
Rachel Hubbard
daughter of Scott & Komsong Hubbard
and Kathleen & Clint Luby of Ft. Meyers, Fl.
Lewis is a 1998 graduate of D.C.H.S. and
is currently employed at Southern Medical Center as a Registered
Nurse. Rachel is a Real Estate agent in Lee County.
An October 2006 wedding is being planned.

"Thank You!"
We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for all
the cards, phone calls, gifts, and most of all for your prayers while
Holly was in, the hospital having her two surgeries. God has
blessed us and Holly is home and doing fine.
A special "thanks" to Ms. Joyce and my co-workers for being
so kind and patient so that I could be with Holly.
Thanks again,
The Family of Holly Brigman


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Agape' Christian Center
River Road -- 66 SW 949th Old Town
"Where You Are Known By Your Love"
Sunday Worship 10A & 6P & Children's Church 10:30A
Mon. 7:00P Bible Study 'Wed. 7:OOP Mid-Week Service
Spanish Worship Service Sun. 2PM
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 everybody is somebody & Christ is Lord"
Sunday School 10A ** Morning Worship 11A
Evening Worship 6P Wed. Prayer Meeting 7P
Pastor David B. Downing (352) 498-0714

Cross City Church of Christ
5237 52 NE 147th St. (McArthur St.)
Sunday
Bible Study 10:OOA
Morning Worship 11:OOA
Wednesday Evening Bible Study 7P
Minister Bill Ross (352) 339-5864

Cross City Church of God
Kenneth Street Cross City
"Proclaiming The Full Gospel For All People"
Sunday School 10A** Morning Worship 11 A
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 & Svylvia 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 11 A
Children's Church Ages 3-11
Sun. Evening 6P (Youthquake, ages 12-18)
Wed. Family Night 7:30P Missionette's & Boy's Club
Pastor Paul & Louise Tyson (352) 498-0736

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. Jackle Pettrey, Pastor (352) 542-7103

First Assembly of God
Hwy. 351 & Camp Two Rd. Cross City
Sunday School 10A* Morning Worship 11A
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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Revival At

Wind Of The

Spirit
Wind of the Spirit
Outreach Ministries is holding
a Revival with Evangelist
David Diamond from
Louisiana.
Services are January 12-14
nightly at 7:30 PM. January
15th at 10:30 AM. Everyone is
welcome.


[ 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
i Adult Bible Study & Parayer 7P Choir 8P
Pastor Mike Brown (352) 498-5107
First Baptist Church of Old Town
'Weatorne To God's House WAont You Come On In"
Sunday School 9:45A Morning Worship 11 A
Evening Worship 6P
Wednesday Bible Study 7P
Knock & the door will open, seek & you will find, ask &
you will be given life eternal.
Pastor Royce Hanshew (352) 542-7050


First Baptist Church of Steinhatchee
Riverside Drive Steinhatchee
'Lghthouse On The Gulf'
Sunday School -10A Morning Worship 11 A
Evening Worship 6P
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7P
Awana 6:30P
Pastor Leon Holden (352) 498-2108


* First United Methodist Church
22NE 138th St.* Cross City,
"Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors"
The People of The United Methodist Church
Sunday School 9:45A, Morning Worship 11A
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 Doors Open At 6:00 P.M.
Games Begins At 6:30 P.M.
Father Joseph Manlangat, Pastor (352) 498-5671
Lydia Baptist Church
2 Miles West of Cross City on US 19
'A Church You Can Call Home"
Sunday Morning Prayer 9:15A, Sunday School -
9:45, MorningWorship 11A, Evening Worship 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 Wmshf KtM 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


Opportunities multiply
as they are seized.
-Sun Tzu
**


New Prospect Baptist Church
US 19 Between Cross City & Old Town
Jesus Is TheAnswer For Your Life
Sunday School 10A, Morning Worship 11A
Children's Church 11 A, Evening Worship 7P
Wednesday Evening 7P
Pastor, Billy Robson (352) 498-3711
Old Town United Methodist Church
US 19 -Old Town
'Come Let Us Worship &Adore Him"
Sunday Worship 9:30A
Church School 11 A
Wednesday Choir Practice 7P
Pastor, Rev. Carl Ralnear (352) 542-7954

PRAISE CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Chavous Rd. Cross City, FL
Service Times:
Sunday 10:30 A.M. & 7:00 P.M.
Children's Church For All Ages
Wednesday 7:00 P.M.
Cecil Hysmith, Pastor (352) 498-3178

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

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

Suwannee River Baptist Church
Old Town Next to Trugas
Come Grow With Usi
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 60
Tuesday, Intercessory Prayer 7:30P
Thursday Night 7:30P
Pastors, Theadus & Benita Corbin (352) 498-5837



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Obituaries

Caroline K. Carson
Caroline K. Carson passed away December 21, 2005 at
Hospice of Naples, Fl. She was born in Gainesville, FL on October
12, 1949 to Everett John Sullivan, Jr. and Eunice K. Sullivan
(Revels). She was a member of the Air Force. After the service
Caroline moved to Naples, FL. and became a nurse at Naples
Community Hospital. She was in the nursing field for over 20
years. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, W. Dennis Carson; son,
Christopher John Duddy; mother and father-in-law, Orlo and
Juanita Carson; brother-in-law, Kenneth Carson, all of Naples, FL;
sister-in-law, Patricia Moore of NC; sister, Monty R. Dearing
(Jerry) of Compton, IL; niece, Hailey Dearing; nephews, Dustin
Dearing (Miranda), Everett Dearing, Thomas J. Rush; great
nephew, Beau D. Dearing; aunts, Irene Mathieu (Jerry) and JoAllie
Downing (Junius) both of Cross City, F; great-aunt Thelma Jones
of Cross City, FL.
She is preceded in death by her grandparents, E.J. Sullivan, Sr.,
Ruth Monty Sullivan (Waddley), Barney Pasco Revels (Violet),
Josephine B. Pendarvis (Charlie); parents, E.J. and Kathleen
Sullivan; sisters, Josephine B. Sullivan and Eunice R. Rush; aunt,
Lois White and uncle, Tracey Pendarvis.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 29, 2005 at
2:00 PM at New Prospect Baptist Church, Cross City with Rev.
Billy Robson officiating. A visitation was held Wednesday,
December 28, 2005 at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City
between the hours of 6 and 8 PM.
Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding
Funeral Home, Cross City, FL, 352-498-5400.
Dorothy S. Hammond
Dorothy S. Hammond of Cross City passed away Monday,
January 2, 2006 at the Cross City Rehab. She was 87 years old.
Born on April 14, 1918 in Lafayette County, she was a member of
the Suwannee River Baptist Church in Old Town and worked for
the Dixie County School Board Cafeteria for 25 years. She loved
to hunt and fish.
She is survived by 2 daughters; Christine Whitby of Cross City,
and Betty Jo Dunnam of Perry; 1 sister, Leona Carmichael of
Jacksonville; 7 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 1 great-
great grandchild; several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in
death by her husband of 58 years, J.C. Hammond.
Funeral services for Mrs. Hammond were held .Wednesday,
January 4, 2006 at 11 AM at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home
Chapel with Rev. Bobby Lindsey officiating. Burial followed at
the Cross City Cemetery. A visitation was held Tuesday, January
3, 2006 at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home in Cross City.
Arrangements were under the care of Rick Gooding Funeral Home,
Cross City, Fl. 352-498-5400
James V. Robertson
James V. "Jay" Robertson, age 36 of Old Town passed away
December 30, 2005 in Shreveport, LA. He was born in Vero
Beach, FL'and came to the area two years ago from Williston, FL.
He was employed by Neufeld Trucking where he hauled cattle for
the last 8 years.
He is survived by his wife, Kim Hendricks Robertson of Old
Town, FL; father, Ralph V. Robertson of Vero Beach, FL; mother
and step-father, Jill and Jim Silcox of Crestview, FL; sons, Jaycee
Robertson of Old Town, FL, and Dylan Robertson of Williston,
FL; daughters, Jeri-Lyn Hunt of Old Town, FL, Hanah Robertson
and Aubrey Robertson both of Williston, FL; brother, Justin C.
Robertson of Vero Beach, FL; and sister Shelly C. Robertson of
Chiefland, FL.
Visitation was held. on Wednesday, January 4, between the
hours of 6 8 P.M. at Knauff Funeral Home in Williston, Florida.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, January 5, 2006, 11:00
A.M. at Knauff Funeral Home in Willison, Florida.
Abundant Life & Living
By Lucille Stockton
Life is good, Oh what a
magnificent creation God did
when He made the human body. ;'
He must have been in his highest
glory when He spoke to his co-
existence and said "Let Us Make
Man". They did a superb job. The
human family is made for his '-
glory and honor. A song describes
the wonder of a tree and a new
born baby. But take time to study
your own marvelous organisms.
Bones, brain, spinal column and vertebras, blood cells,
muscles, veins, all of the wonderful organs and the miraculous
Heart muscle. How they all work together in such harmony.
We are blessed with five senses and a mind to think for
ourselves. He also gave us freedom of choice Deuteronomy
30: 15-17 (KJV) states, He set before us life and good, death
and evil: we may choose who we want to serve. We can choose
to love or hate, or to do good or evil; there are consequences
with every choice we make. It is so easy to love, and do good,
and it grows great as we feel it good. But it takes a lot of energy
to hate and do evil. As we feed it energy it grows larger and
larger until it grows out of our control. Then we become subject
to it, then it rules us. "Love Life And Live It".


In Loving
Memory "
In loving memory of our .
dad, Billy Joe Johnson Sr.
who went to be with Jesus in '
June of last year. Daddy was P
known for the message he
preached, "If something is ,
dead bury it!" Daddy's '.-f*.--'
earthly body is dead, but his
spirit is alive and well in .-
glory. That old frail body ,.
was buried, but I can just see Billy Joe Johnson
daddy shouting in heaven
around the throne of glory. Make your plans this New Year season
to ensure your rightful place in heaven so you can see him again.
He was a wonderful daddy, husband and preacher of the gospel of
Christ! What better inheritance could he leave behind for those
who knew and loved him!
Not too long ago, a little angel came to earth and brought so
much joy to a family and her Papa and made for one of the best
Christmas's ever...but then Not so long ago, a precious man went
to heaven to be an angel and made for what was sure to be one of
the saddest Christmas's ever...
But, the little angel talks about her Papa so much and shares his
memory with the family so often, that through her eyes they feel
the joy of knowing that this precious man is in heaven with Jesus
and though he is missed and loved, they know that he is in paradise
and will never feel the pain and misery that his earthly body felt
because now he has a new body, glorified and living with Jesus
forever. For those promises, the family rejoices this new year in
spite of the loss of such a wonderful man.
Christmas was not the same this year, but Papa is in a much
better place and Tori knows he can't come back because in heaven
he is not sick anymore and she doesn't want her Papa to be sick
again.
Tori says Papa is so happy living in Heaven with Jesus. She
said he laughs all the time when she sees him in the clouds.
Happy New Year from the Johnson family 2006

Behold The Tabernacle Of God
Rev 21:3
"David and Goliath"
Continued from last week. I the Day of the Lord, say Oh, the
simple way God had of dealing with Goliath. Now any great
warrior who had been through the battles, graduated from Bible
School, advanced to the rank of presbyter, would know better than
to attack such an enemy with only five little stones. He would
know that you had to have lots of equipment, swords, shields,
spears, helmets, coat of mail, etc.
I the Day of the Lord, say You can't even start a church now
days without proper advertising, finances, committees, assistant
pastor, minister of music, minister of education, youth director and
a lot of other machinery. But let me remind you that all of the
swords in Israel, of all the shields and helmets hanging up in the
tents, God didn't use a one. He chose rather to use a little lad full
of faith, anointed of the spirit going forth to battle unarmed, with
the praises of God in his mouth.
I the Day of the Lord, say And don't be fooled by those who
tell you that with more and bigger buildings, finer pews, radio and
TV broadcasts and the sacrifice of your dollars' will bring the
church to perfection. I realize that we use these "dead things". Saul
tried to tell David how powerful Goliath was, but David ended up
putting Goliath under his 'feet.
I the Day of the Lord, say When, the Philistines saw their
champion was dead, they fled. "And i. ; 52) the men of Israel and
of Judah arose, and shouted, and pursued the Philistines." Now
look, the men of Israel were not even ready for battle. They were
sitting down. But when the Victory came, they arose. They
shouted. Down off Saul's mountain (Kingdom) they came on the
run. And they spoiled the tents of the Philistines, and chased them
all the way back to Gath which is where the giants came from.
I the Day of the Lord, say This is what God has planned for His
church. They will leave the manmade Kingdoms and go forth in
the power of the Spirit, casting devils (which is the carnal mind)
'ut of God's property. '

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LAFYmT APr YOUTH KAUY


January 7, 2005

Mt.Nebo Baptist Church
Bell, Florida

6:00 PM.


All teens and their leaders are invited to
participate in this exciting event. Supper begins
at 6:00 P.M., followed by praise and worship.
Bring your friends and enjoy the fun of fellowship,
food and worship.

This event is sponsored by
Lafayette Baptist Youth Association.


Call (352) 498-3881 for more information.


L;are For I he
Entire Family


Calvary Temple News
Excitement..anticipation...expectation! All words to describe
what the majority of those at Calvary are feeling. 2004 was a year
of judgment and pruning. 2005 was a year of reshaping and
healing. 2006 will be a year of harvest. "New things do I declare"
is the word of the Lord. Old things are past and new things are
being birthed. The fields are white to harvest. Our single most
important goal at Calvary is to reap this harvest in any way
possible.
The tape and CD outreach ministry continues to be blessed of
the Lord. The radio ministry (Mon.-Fri. 91.5 FM/9:25 AM & 5:30
PM) is producing amazing results for the Kingdom. Prison
ministry continues to be mightily 'blessed of the Lord. Kid's
Church/Youth are growing wonderfully. What a great day to be
alive!
Many today are asking a very important question! "What is in
store for the future'?" This is a legitimate question, especially in
this present hour of uncertainty. I recently wrote a sixty-two page
book titled, "What To Expect In The Coming Days." I believe that
this book will answer many questions. Our website:
www.jimlurst.org has a listing of most of the twenty-two books
that I have written over the past two years. The above book is not
listed yet, but if you will simply share the title of the book you can
get "one or several" copies sent to you at a small cost of five
dollars plus S&H. It's value to you or a loved one will prove to be
much greater than the cost of the book.
The family of Calvary would like to invite YOU to come
worship with us. Sunday service begins at 10:30 AM and
Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM.
Mark these dates all ladies! Special "Women's Ministry"
meeting to be held at Calvary on Saturday evening January 21st
beginning at 7:00. Guest speaker will be Evangelist Debbie
Cormellas from South Florida. This will be the first of six of these
special services to be held in 2006.'All ladies are invited!


COMING
SOON...
Ladies you are invited to
participate in the .soon coming
Bible study for Women:
"Reflecting His Glory."
Teacher and author, Nancy
Holifield, will lead the sessions
that will begin on Tuesday,
January 24th at noon.
This ten-week study is open
to all the women in the
community. Practical
applications for living the
Christian life will be featured
in this study based on Isaiah
60:1 "Arise, shine for thy light
is come." Please prayerfully
consider how you can
participate.
Your presence is requested
and your prayers are coveted
for this exciting time of
fellowship and Christian
growth. A nursery will be
available. Call the church
office AT 498-5107 for more
information.

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In Memory


Thomas B. Corbin .
Vietnamn-January 1, 1968.


A Soldiers Last Call
Not ever gone...
just moved on -,
A Child, who went
to fight a war,
A Child, who won't come
home, no more I.'
Angels wings took the
child to fight, .
To where there is no war,
just love and light, ,
This Child, was someone's
child to love,
But is now a soldier, in
Heaven above,
It is always a risk, that a
soldier may fall,
And the heartfelt trumpet,
may play the last call. .
Loved and missed by your
family,
Mama, Daddy, Dot,
Boonie, Flossie, Eddie &
Curtis
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7The Dixie County .Jdvocate would like to express our
Hearffelt Thawnks and appreciationn to all our military menl
and women who are bravely defCeding and protecting our
nation, and the fiee world everywhere, against terrorism
aid hatred. .tay God Bless.44merica 4Each Of Themie



United States Armv
*Sgt. Jason Woodall C Co 2-3 Aviation Brigade, Iraq
*SPC James Daniel Wood -3rd BN 15"' Inf. Unit 93202
*Sgt. Brandy Langford Navarijo 47"' CSH Unit Korea
*Sgt. Jeremy R. Pfistner, 108"' MP CO Fort Bragg, NC
*SPC. James R. Pfistner, 3/160th Special OP Aviation Regiment Iraq
*CW4 Casey Ragsdale Special Ops -USA
*Pvt. 1st Class Joshua Taylor
*Paul A. da Silva Special Forces
*Cpl. Justin Eugene Robles 101st Airborne 626 FSB
*Cpl. Katherine Rebekah Dye-Robles 101st Airborne MEDDAC
oPV2 Joseph S. Ippolito Military Police
oSGT. David J. Maxgay 98"' Army Silver Band Ft. Rucker
*SSgt. Robert McCleese C Btry / 6-52 ADA 5"' Corp Unit
*PFC David Jeffries 82nd Airborne ADAR, Ft. Bragg
*Cap. Sidney P. Hill, Jr. 144"' Transportation Div.
*Sgt. Dawn Marie Coffey Thomas Iraq
*SPC. Joseph Bannister 103rd Inf. Ft. Carson, Colorado Springs CO
eSPC Nathan Walker Bravo BAT 5-52 ADA Iraq
*PFC Andrew Moore Delta CO 3rd Infantry Ft. Stewart, GA
*PFC William Oliver 297"' MECH Kuwait
*SPC Joshua Corbin, B CO 532 MI BN Camp Humphrey, Korea
*Cpl Charlotte Sullivan V Corps 21st CSH Iraq
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*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
*Lt. Angel Boyd Ledesma-Signal Corps, Ft. Hood, TX
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*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
4SST Anthony Measel Uzbekistan
4PV Kariann Lubin 10th Infantry, Ft. Leonardwood, MO
*PFC I. 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 McDill AFB, Tampa
*SPC Jonathan Chance Long, Mosul, Iraq -
*PFC Joshua S. Taylor, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO
&PFC Sean Creighton, AR BN 4th ID Ft. Hood, TX
*PFC 3 Jessica Randolph, Iraq
*PFC Robert Osteen 64th Armor Iraq
SGT Blaine Rhodes, Iraq
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*SGT Clemente Juan Batista Camp Lejune, N.C.
'LCPL Trey Millard Weeks, III MWSS Iraq
dCW02 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, Ist MEF, 1st MHG MTOPS, Baghdad, Iraq
United States Air Force
*SSGT Mike Wood 28"' Bomb Wing, BI Bomber-Flight Medic
*SSGT Raun Howell Keesler AFB, MS
*SSGT Anthony Orville Measel, Jr. Eglin AFB, FL
*Maj. "Rocky" Ragsdale Las Vegas, Nevada
i TSgt. Tyson Smith 347th Rescue Wing, Moody AFB, GA
*SSGT Vanessa Ellenberg PSC 76th
oSRA Georgia R. Tedin 51st MDSS, Osan AFB, Korea
*A1C Jeremy Davis Langley AFB, Virginia
-Sr. Airman Adam L. Deavitt Elmendorf, Alaska
R.Sr. Airman Marvin Derrick Parrish H60 Helicopter, Moody, AFB, GA
*Airman David Quesenberry, Jr. Malstrom AFB, Great Falls, MT
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*lsLt. David Adam Wright Robins AFB, Georgia
*SSgt. David Warhurst 5"' AMXS, Minot AFB, North Dakota
;-*TSgt. Robert Stark Mt. Home AFB, Idaho
*A1C Curtis James (CJ) Boyer II-Cadena AFB, Okinawa, Japan
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*PO Ann Borcheller USS Donald Cook, Norfolk, VA
*CDR William "Trey" Wheeler, Ex. Officer, VP-10, Brunswick, MA
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2006 school year, effective November
3, 2005 in an Annual Employee status.
Gloria Cooper Hired Early
Intervention Lead Aide:
Appointment of Gloria Cooper, IA3
for the position of Early Intervention
Lead Aide at Anderson Elementary
,School for the remainder of the 2005-
2006 school year, effective October
26, 2005.
LTC Joseph N. Memrick Hired
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LTC Joseph N. Memrick as ROTC
instructor for the remainder of the
2005-2006 school year beginning
November 11, 2005.
Paul Bennett Hired For
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Minutes of Regular
Meeting of
THE SCHOOL
BOARD OF DIXIE
COUNTY, FLORIDA
Tuesday, November 22, 2005
6:00 p.m.
The Dixie County School Board
met in regular session at 6:00 p.m. on
Tuesday, November 22, 2005 in Old
Town, Florida.
Present: Superintendent Dennis
W. Bennett, School Board Members
Timothy Alexander, Patrick Bell,
David Keen, Glenn Osteen, and
Dwayne Rollison, and School Board
Attorney Leenette McMillan.
Chairman Alexander called the
meeting to order and Invocation was
given by Superintendent Bennett,
followed by Pledge of Allegiance to
the Flag.
Motion by Glenn Osteen, second
by David Keen, and the School Board
unanimously approved the Agenda
with additions and revisions.
Support Services: Mark Rains,
Executive Director of Support Services
discussed bus route changes, gave a
forecasting update, truancy report, and
an update on construction projects.
Schools: Principals distributed
calendars and updated the School
Board on preparation for the FCAT.
Charlotte Lord, DCHS Principal gave
each Board Member a copy of the 10'h
grade FCAT, released earlier this year.
Finance: Mary Werner, Director
of Finance and Business Services
presented Financial Report.
REGULAR AGENDA
School Board Policy Updates
and Revisions Approved: Motion by
Patrick Bell, second by Glenn Osteen
and unanimously carried by the School
Board to approve the following School
Board Policy Updates/Revisions as
recommended by the Superintendent:
New Policies
4.041 Home Education Program
5.41 Student Use of Cellular
Telephones
6.134 Assisting Teachers to
Become Highly Qualified
6.411 Personal Use of School
Board Property
6.921 Ethics Policy
Present Policies Revisions
(additions/deletions)
Flag Display and Pledge
4.02 The Curriculum
3.28 Graduation Exercises
6.103 Appointment or
Employment Requirements
6.112 License of School Bus
Driver
5.39 Violation of Local, State,
and/or Federal Laws
Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace
Policies Law Citations and
Grammar Corrections
2.9 Flag Display and Pledge
3.01 The Curriculum
4.04 Dropout Prevention
Program
4.29 Graduation Exercises
5.13 Zero Tolerance
5.14 Students with AIDS or HIV
Disease
5.19 Student Records
6.103 Appointment or
Employment Requirements
6.112 License of School Bus
Driver
6.131 Teaching Out-of-Field
6.241 Illness-or-Injury-In-Line-of
Duty Leave
6.25 Military Leave
6.35 Donated Sick Leave Pool
6.40 Violation of Local, State
and/or Federal Laws
6.45 Alcohol and Drug-Free
Workplace
6.60 Staff Development
6.90 School Board Employees
with HIV, AIDS, or other
Communicable Diseases
6.91 AIDS, Bloodborne
Pathogens, and Environmental
Hazards
6.97 Name, Change of
7.07 Sale, Transfer or Disposal
of Real Property
7.14 Authorized Travel
Expenses'
8.03 Inspections
8.28 Change Orders
8.31 Facility Fire Safety
Inspection
CONSENT AGENDA
Motion by Dwayne Rollison,
second by David Keen and
unanimously carried by the School
Board to approve the following items
on Consent Agenda as recommended
by the Superintendent.
Minutes: Approval of minutes of
the October 10, 2005 School Board
Workshop.
Approval of minutes of the
October II, 2005 Regular School
Board Meeting.
Approval of minutes of the
November 8, 2005 Special School
Board Meeting.
Amend Hourly Pay For Family
Learning Night Renita Bray:
Approval to amend the October 11,
2005 School Board action for Renita
Bray to teach on Monday nights,
Family Learning Night at Anderson
Elementary School for the 2005-2006
school year. The hourly pay will be
amended from $23.10 per hour to
$20 00 per hour. in which 50% willbe
paid out of General Fund and 50% will
be paid out of School Improvement
dollars, retroactive to September 19;
2005.
Pamela Erwin Hodge Appointed
ESE Aide: Appointment of Pamela
Erwin Hodge, IA1 for the position of
ESE Aide at Anderson Elementan
School for the remainder of the 2005-.:


needed basis for the 2005-2006 school
year. Compensation shall be as per
instructional contract for homebound.
Paul Bennett
Anna Allen and Jan Manos
Hired After School Remediation
Substitutes: Appointment of the
following instructional personnel to
the position of substitute teacher for
after school remediation at Anderson
Elementary School for the period from
October 1, 2005 through April 13,
2006. They will be paid at a rate of
$20.00 an hour, from Title I
Supplemental Educational Services
and Supplemental Academic
Instruction funds.
Anna Allen
Jan Manos
Kimberli Harney Leave of
Absence: Approval of leave of
absence for Kimberli Hamey, effective
January 3, 2006 through the remainder
of the 2005-2006 school year.
Revise Luther S. Ross
Employment Beginning Date -
10/17/05: Approval to revise the
beginning employment date from
October 17, 2005 to October 31, 2005
for Luther S. Ross for the position of
District Technology Specialist based at
Dixie County High School.
Rebecca Henson Return From
Leave of Absence: Approval for
Rebecca Henson to return to work as
an Instructional Aide from an
approved leave of absence, effective
November 2, 2005.
Dulcie Margaret Forehand
Hired School Level Maintenance:
Appointment of Dulcie Margaret
Forehand for the position of School
Level Maintenance (paid on the salary
schedule formerly known as School
Grounds Person) at Old Town
Elementary School, effective
November 15, 2005, with 2 years of
experience [SLM-02] on the salary
schedule.
Janet Jones Approved To
Transport Steinhatchee Special
Needs Student: Approval for Janet
Jones to drive a county owned van to
and from Steinhatchee td pick up and
deliver a student that is special needs.
She will be paid an additional 1 V2 hour
per day at the rate of $8.03 per hour,
retroactive to November 1, 2005.
Karen Sapp Transferred On
Salary Schedule DMI to DTS:
Approval for Karen Sapp to be moved
from District Management Information
(DMI) Level 22 to District Technology
Specialist (DTS) Level 22, effective
November 11, 2005, when DMI Salary
Schedule was transferred to DTS after
ratification by the Union of the action
taken by the School Board on
November 8, 2005.
School Board Member Salary:
Approval of School Board Member
salary as recommended by the Florida
School Board Association for Dixie
School District, $23,458 for 12
succeeding months beginning
November 22, 2005. This is based
upon the same formula that historically
has been used for compensation of
elected county constitutional officers
as required in Chapter 145, F.S.
Superintendent and School
Board Member Travel: Approval of
Superintendent and School Board
Member travel increase to the
following, effective November 1,
2005:
Superintendent $160 per month
School Board Members $80 per
month
Supplemental Education State
Provider Contract: Approval of the
contract between Dixie District
Schools and the following "state-
approved" Supplemental Education
Providers:
ATS Educational Consulting
Services Project Success
Babbage Net School, Inc.
Club Z
H.I.G.E.R. Tutorial Services, Inc.
North East Florida Educational
Consortium
Education 2020
Student Progression Plan
Revision for 2005-2006: Approval of
Revised Dixie District Schools Student
Progression Plan (Preschool-12) for
the 2005-2006 School Year.
Transportation Agreements
-Sylvia Lamenta: Approval of
Transportation Agreement between the
School Board of Dixie County and
Sylvia Lamenta to transport student to
Ruth Rains Middle School.
-Lorina Sumner: Approval of
Transportation Agreement between the
School Board of Dixie County and
Lorina Sumner to transport student to
Anderson Elementary School.
Out-Of-Field Instructional Staff
Approved: Approval to certify the
following to teach out-of-field as
designated for the 2005-2006 school
year:
George Anderson (Reading 6
periods per day)
Renita Bray-(Reading 1 block
per day)
Becky McEwien -(World
Geography 2 periods per day)
Joseph Memrick-(Life
Management 3 periods per day)
Cheryl Ricketson-(Reading 1
block per day)
David Sheppard-(Reading 1
block per day)
Dixie District Schools Internal
Accounts Audit Report: Approval
for acceptance of the Dixie District
Schools Internal Accounts Audit
Report for June 30, 2005 into official
records.
RRMS Supplements: Approval
of the following supplements as
designated for the 2005-2006 school
year at Ruth Rains Middle School:


Valentine, Tonda, Land, Connie D.,
Sandstedt, Joyce E. Walker, James
Scott
Minimum Wage' Increase
Adjustment: Approval of the items
listed below to be adjusted in order to
comply with the Florida minimum
wage increase to $6.40 per hour on
January 1, 2006.
Under General Salary Information
- Substitute Compensation
Substitute for Teacher Aides
$48.00 (was $47.00)
Substitute for Secretaries
$48.00 (was $47.00)
Substitute for Custodians
$48.00 (was $47.00)
Substitute for Food Service
$48.00 (was $47.00)
Under Appendix C Educational
Support Professional District Level
Transportation Staff:
Bus Drivers' hourly rate for field
trips will be $10 per hour driving time


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wage effective January 1, 2006.
(previously was $6.15 per hour,
effective 5/1/05).
Organizational Chart, Salary
Schedules and General Salary
Information: Approval of the
Organizational Chart, Salary Schedule
and General Salary Information for the.
2005-2006 school year.
Warrant Register: Approval of
Warrant Register numbers: 38937-
39033; 39034-39035; 39036-39136;
39137-39209; 39210-39229
Adjourn: There being no further
business to come before the School
Board, the meeting was adjourned
following a motion by Glenn Osteen,
second by David Keen, and approval
by the School Board.
Attest: Dennis W. Bennett,
Superintendent, Signed:
Timothy W. Alexander, Chairman


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Beta Club Sponsor, Candy Evans
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Approval of the following substitutes
as designated for the 2005-2006 school
year:
Substitute Teacher/Aide
Chelsea N. Karr
Annie Marie Kight
Jennifer Lynn Jones
Roberta Jean Moore
Amy Diane Rhodes
Substitute Aide Only
Edith Valentine
School Volunteers for 2005-
2006: Approval of the following
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DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2006


SBA Hurricane

Loans Exceed

$2 Billion In

Massive and

Historic Disaster

Recovery

Operation; More

Than $1 Billion

Approved in

December Alone

WASHINGTON In less
than 30 days, the U.S. Small
Business Administration has
approved another $1 billion in
long-term disaster loans to the
victims of the three hurricanes
this fall. In total, the SBA has
now approved more than $2
billion in disaster relief funds
to assist those affected by the
devastating hurricanes that
struck the Gulf Coast and
Florida. The SBA is currently
averaging more than $36
million in loan approvals a day
in December to the small
businesses and homeowners
who need assistance.
Loan approvals reached the
$2 billion mark Friday. "This
massive effort is showing
month-by-month, week-by-
week and day-by-day the kinds
of historic results we've
expected all along in bringing
long-term relief to affected
homeowners and small
businesses," said SBA
Administrator Hector V.
Barreto. "Despite the
substantial hurdles caused by
the damage and dislocation of
these storms, the SBA and its
workforce continue to approve
disaster loans at a record pace.
"While maintaining our
responsibility to taxpayers not
to approve loans that cannot be
repaid, we have still approved
over $1 billion in less than 30
days and $2 billion in four
months, which is a faster
disaster response than the SBA
has ever given to any disaster
in our 52-year history," Barreto
said.
"I can tell you that this is,
the. SBA's top priority for the
people in the Gulf Coast and
Florida areas, and we are
working tirelessly, with the
greatest dedication and
compassion to help those
affected by this terrible
disaster," Barreto said.
Barreto ,noted that only
one other disaster in the
agency's history has exceeded
the $2 billion mark the
Northridge Earthquake of 1994,
at $4 billion in approved
loans. The Florida hurricanes
of 2004 topped out at $1.86
billion.
"To respond to this
unprecedented catastrophe, the
SBA disaster staff has grown
five times larger than it was
before Hurricane Katrina hit the
Gulf Coast on August 29, and
we have performed more than
146,000 site inspections in
just three months, what is
normally a full year's worth of
inspections," Barreto said.
"Even though the SBA is
approving loans faster than it
ever has in our 52-year history,
we will continue to do
everything we can to move
even faster."
For more information
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Assistance loan programs, visit
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Buddy Martin's

Weekly Sports Commentary

Bowling for more than dollars
My first and only New Year's
Resolution: Don't be afraid to change your mind.
So I will
Today, I'm doing a flip-flop in favor of
all 28 bowl games. Even the New Orleans .
Bowl, although it was played in Lafayette, La.
And the Nevada Bowl, Insight Bowl, Emerald
Bowl and the Independence Bowl.
We should not ditch them in favor of a
16-team playoff. After several decades of
campaigning for a round-robin college football
playoff determine a real national champion, I
now believe bowl games not only matter, but are an
essential part of college football that should be embraced
and maintained.
Not just because of the bowl money, although it
does take dough to run college programs. It's about
relevance, which may sound funny in light of the argument
that a playoff, indeed, would bring about both a logical
conclusion to the season and produce a real championship -
one of my own arguments in the past,
This year, we don't need a playoff or even a BCS to
determine which two teams should play for the title. But
while the Southern Cal and Texas are confronted in the
Rose Bowl with The Ultimate Game, these other programs
must still be nurtured.
This year I've watched all or part of every bowl and
enjoyed them immensely. It helps, of course, to have a
vacation week prior to Christmas because you wouldn't
otherwise stay up past midnight to watch Michigan's
maniacal lateral-fest go for naught against Nebraska; or be
screaming at the TV as Oklahoma almost blows the victory
over Oregon by making stupid penalties to stop the clock at
the witching hour.
I gained new respect for the 6-5 Utah Utes after
their Emerald Bowl domination of favored Georgia
Tech; turned aghast at Northwestern and South Carolina
blowing three-touchdown leads only to lose to UCLA and
Missouri, respectively; marveled at the running of
Memphis tailback DeAngelo Williams in the Motor City
Bowl win over Akron; was impressed by Navy tailback
Reggie Campbell in the Poinsettia Bowl rout of Colorado;
and shocked at LSU's dominance of Miami in the Peach
Bowl.
In all this we could see the regeneration and
emergence of new players and coaches that we ordinarily
might miss such as Tulsa's Steve Kragthorpe and Navy's
Paul Johnson, two coaches on the horizon as future stars.
I also learned that if college football is going to an
instant replay, a coach's challenge is mandatory. The fact
that Michigan's Lloyd Carr had to overcome the
incompetence of the Sun Belt officials by calling time out
twice just to get two questionable calls reviewed spoke
volumes.
As for the playoff, I've decided I like the BCS Plus-
One format, with the Top Four teams in the BCS rankings
playing two more weekends No. I vs. No. 4 and No. 2 vs.
No. 3 And winner takes all: This appears to be the most
equitable system and rewards the body of work by a team,
giving some credence to the regular season.
This year we'd likely have both Texas and USC in
the Final Four, even after the Rose Bowl. You wouldn't
want a rematch in the semifinals, so there would have to be
a caveat that No. I would play No. 3 in the Plus One
playoff format if they had previously met 'in the post-


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season.
Hypothetically, we might end up with the Texas-
USC winner going against Penn State (if the Nittany Lions
beat FSU) and the loser meeting Ohio State or Notre Dame,
whichever wins the Fiesta Bowl. In this case, it might result
a Texas-USC rematch that would be
.* .. ..,, permissable.
.; But keep the bowls. Then Navy,
South Carolina, Tulsa, South Florida,
Arkon and UCF can still have their day in
S the sun literally. Maybe even the Sun
Bowl.
Quick Jump Starts
1. Kobe Bryant elbowed Mike Miller in
the throat, for which he was suspended
two games without pay, but Michael Irvin
said it wasn't Kobe's elbow one of his
friends left it in the car along with the pipe.
2. Goodbye and good luck are in order for my friend Jack
Hairston, longtime chronicler of Florida Gator sports and
one of the most thorough reporters I've ever known, as he
announced last week he was hanging up his computer at
age 77.
3. If they can standardize everything else, why don't
college ADs disallow certain individual players from
wearing calf-length black sox?
4. OK, now that Urban Meyer has been given Lou Holtz's
blessing as a coach who "will take them (Florida) to the
top," the Gator coach is a cinch, right?
5. Favored stolen line of the week about the Orange Bowl
game coached by 76-year-old Bobby Bowden and 79-year-
old Joe Paterno: "One For The Aged."
Short Stuff:
ESPN Liberty Bowl play-by-play man Gary Bender
actually used this phrase to describe Tulsa quarterback
Paul Smith: "He does a great job, feetwise." David
Moulton of AM770 in Fort Myers has quietly become the
most interesting and entertaining afternoon sports radio
show host on Florida's West Coast.
This Just In: Buddy's Bowl Game Upsets
Last week I gave you Boston College (+1) over
Boise and Oklahoma (+3) over Oregon, straight up. This
week you get:
1. Texas (+7) over USC.
2. Ohio State (-4 1/2) over Notre Dame
3. Florida (-1 1/2) over Iowa.
The Question Man
--Isn't the obligatory Gatorade-Bath-On-The-Coach's-Head
just a big tired and tawdry and can't the college kids come
up with something more innovative?
--Repeating the question of two weeks ago: What WILL the
Michigafi folks think about Lloyd Carr now that the
Wolverines have, indeed, lost five straight bowls?
--Wonder if Bobby Bowden feels he gave linebacker A. J.
Nicholson one too many chances, considering that his star
linebacker had been in trouble with the law twice before he
was targeted by a 19-year woman for assault and rape and
subsequently kicked off the team.
Nothing But 'Net
With a little help from Buddy's Cyberfriends
Bumper Sticker. T-Shirt or sign
1. I.R.S.: We've got what it takes to take what you've got!
2. Change is inevitable, except from a vending'machifle.
3. What is a "free""gift ? Aren't all gifts free '
Today's Proverb
Smile and the world smiles with you; snore and you sleep
alone. '
And good morning.
. To Tony Dungy and his family. Thanks for showing us
how to grieve with dignity, class and exemplary faith.


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USDA Initiative Designed To

Compensate Farmers & Fishermen

Injured By Imports
Program's objective is to help producers respond proactively to
import competition through training, cash benefits, and
employment services. Farmers and fishermen who experienced a .
20 percent drop in price due to foreign imports can petition for-'
Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) for just six more weeks.
Farmers, fishermen and other producers of agriciltural- 1
commodities have approximately six weeks left to take advantage'
of financial and technical training benefits offered by the US'
Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Trade Adjustment
Assistance (TAA) for Farmers program, if their commodity
suffered a significant price decline in the past year due to foreign
imports.
Through the USDA's TAA program, producers must file a
formal petition with the agency's Foreign Agricultural Service
(FAS) to establish eligibility for assistance. Petitions must be
filed by a group of three or more producers, or an authorized
representative at the state level. For example, past petitioners
include the Maine Wild Blueberry Commission, representing
impacted farmers in that state.
"Filing a petition, available through the USDA web-site is a
relatively simple process," said USDA Trade Adjustment:
Assistance Coordinator Jean-Louis Pajot. "Fax and e-mail are,.
recommended as the ideal delivery methods to ensure a prompt
response and the paperwork must be filed and submitted to our.,
Washington, D.C. office no later than January 31, 2006." The.
petition form, Pajot said, is available online at-
www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa/FAS0930.pdf. It may also be requested"
by phone at (202) 720-2916 or by e-mail at'
trade.adjustment@fas.usda.gov. Completed petitions may be'
faxed to (202) 720-0876.
The Trade Act of 1974, as amended by the Trade Act of
2002, established the $90.0 million a year Trade Adjustment-
Assistance (TAA) for Farmers program for fiscal years 2003 -.
2007.
The program, now in its fourth year of operation, has
benefited several agricultural industries across the nation,
according to Pajot. The Florida avocado industry was among
those recently certified for TAA. California olives,. Idaho
potatoes, Concord grapes (juice grapes, not wine or table grapes)
in New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio, all may potentially be-
eligible for re-certification in the current cycle. However, price
increases resulted in previously successful petitioners becoming
ineligible, including shrimpers and salmon fishermen.
TAA for Farmers is a unique program providing both
financial support and technical training. Those who have filed
successful applications in the past have found the technical'
training generally in the form of workshops to be
tremendously beneficial. Technical training benefits are desigried
to help producers and fishermen explore alternative commodities;'
marketing opportunities, and the addition of advanced specialized
training has amplified this aspect of the benefit.
Under the program, the U.S. Department of Agriculture
provides technical assistance and cash benefits to eligible farmers
and fishermen if increased imports have contributed importantly
to a price decline of at least 20 percent. Technical assistance
under the program can provide access to a wide variety of
resources from the USDA's Extension Service, to assist producers
in exploring alternative crops and marketing techniques.
Wild Maine blueberries were the first agriculture crop to
qualify for the USDA's Trade Adjustment Assistance, but the
program has also benefited salmon fisherman in Washington and
Alaska (who are no longer eligible), shrimp producers -in
Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and South Carolina (also not eligible
in the current cycle), and currently avocado and lychee farmers in
Florida.
Once a petition is filed, the agency will spearhead an
investigation to determine if the commodity meets the criteria for
the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program. If a petition is, in,
fact, certified, producers then have 90 days to contact the nearest
office of the USDA's Farm Service Agency to apply for
assistance. )


DCHS 2005-2006

Basketball Schedule


Date Place Opponent JV Girls V Girls JV Boys V Boys
01/05/06 H Bell 3:30 6:30 5:00 8:00
01/06/06 A Trenton 3:30 6:30 5:00 8:00
01/10/06 A PK Yonge 3:30 6:30 5:00 8:00
.01/13/06 A Chiefland 3:30 6:30 5:00 8:00
01/17/06 H Williston 3:30 6:30 ,5:00 8:00
01/20/06 A Santa Fe 6:00 7:30
01/24/06 A Columbia 5:30 7:00 .
01/24/06 H Newberry 6:00 7:30
01/26/06 A Mayo 3:30 6:30 5:00 8:00
01/27/06 A Taylor Co. 5:00 6:00
01/27/06 H Ft. White 6:00 7:30
*01/31/06 A Bell 6:00 7:30
02/03/06 H Trenton 6:00 7:30
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"This has to be the dumbest stunt that you have pulled to date!"
Those were pretty much his wife's words when he told her. And
what he had just told her was not what she wanted to hear. After
all, she had put up with quite a bit in this marriage thus far.
As a radio station disc jockey at KACY, Robert wasn't exactly
on the top of the salary scale. Oh, don't misunderstand, he was
making ends meet. But getting rich? Nope. Not spinning platters.
That's what we called it before the days of CDs and digital music.
The old 45s and even 78s. Now don't tell me you don't remember.
I consider my days spent in the radio station to be golden. I love
radio (always have) but you don't get rich. Robert knew that too,
and he decided to do something about it.
He had heard of a new recording group that would be touring
and they had an open play date in his area. If he could get them, he
figured he could clean up, and make a tidy profit. Problem was
the rock group was getting more popular all the time and their
management company wanted some big bucks to guarantee the
date. Not only would Robert have to put up a goodly sum of
money, but in order the hold the expected crowd, it would have to
be held outside. That made it susceptible to the weather too! A
good rain and it would all be over. And Robert would be ruined.
The group's schedule did not allow for a return engagement for
rain. Nope, it was an all or nothing proposition. Not that all that
was so bad, but as I said, he needed money to send as a deposit to
guarantee the band's appearance. That's what his wife was so
cranky about. In order to get the money, he mortgaged his house.
Her house! As if being the wife of a disc jockey wasn't tenuous
enough already, with the frequent changes in programming and
stations being sold. This bozo had to go and take a second on her
house to get the money for a rock group no less. The next two
months were pure agony for her. She couldn't believe that her
whole life was wrapped up in some silly almost-unknown musical
group. But it was!
To make a good story short, let me tell you that in the end all
went well. The group came and performed to an over-sold house.
No, it didn't rain, and Robert made a very handsome profit. With
which he paid the mortgage off and promised never to do it again.
And he used the money to promote a good career for himself.
He became a manager for such greats as Stevie Wonder, Ike
and Tina Turner, The Beach Boys, The Supremes, Barbara
Mandrell, Dolly Parton and Marty Robbins just to name a few. He
created and produced such television hit shows as the Tony
Tennille Show, The Guinness Game, Infatuation and even the
major motion picture "Payback." And I'll bet you didn't know any
of that either. Because you do know Robert, the man who
mortgaged his home and darn near lost a wife for a chance at the
big time. But you know him as host for one of the most popular
game shows of all times.
It's a Little Known Fact that Robert (Bob) Eubanks, host of The
Newlywed Game, once almost lost it all by mortgaging his home
to promote an unknown but growing rock group. But as I said, that
worked out all right too, for both Bob and ... The Beatles.


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How do you make your New Year's
Resolution Stick?
(At least past first week anyway...) Pauline Wallin, Ph.D offers
some tips:
Examine your motivation for change. Are you just feeling full
and bloated at this moment? Do you have a hangover from last
night? Did your last cigarette give you have a hacking cough? Or is
there a more enduring reason for your desire to change? If you
can't think of a better reason than the fact that you're
uncomfortable at this moment, then you're better off not making
promises to yourself that you probably won't keep. However, if
you are realistic and accept the responsibility of discipline required
* for change, your motivation will be sustained long after the
discomfort from over-indulgence has passed.
Set realistic goals. Habits and behaviors that are changed
gradually have a greater chance of success.
Focus on the behavioral change more than on the goal. For
example, if you decide to control your eating, your goal for the day
is not to lose a specific number of pounds, but to stick to your
program. Such focus on your behavior will help you feel in control
of your life. You will gain satisfaction from making sensible
choices several times throughout the day.
Learn to redefine physical sensations of discomfort. Whenever
we restrict ourselves, we have both physical and mental reactions.
For example, a smoker feels bodily sensations when his nicotine
level drops. However, he has a choice as to how he interprets these
symptoms. He can define them as extremely unpleasant, or
alternatively he can interpret them as his body cleansing itself of
the drug. Someone who is restricting food intake will also feel
physical discomfort. However, the successful dieter tells himself
that his growling stomach is a sign that his body must go to the fat
reserves for energy.
Make tasks non-negotiable. People who are most successful at
implementing such changes are those who make their tasks non-
negotiable. For example, if you debate with yourself at 5:30 a.m.
whether you feel like getting up to exercise, you will probably opt
for staying in bed for another half hour. But if getting up for
exercise is no more negotiable than getting up for work, then you'll
do it regardless of how you feel about it.
Allow for imperfection. No one is exactly on target all the time.
In fact you should expect to falter every now and then. If you give
in to temptation, do not use this as an excuse to abandon the whole
program. Learn from your mistake and move on.
Do it now. If you're waiting for a more convenient time to
begin behavioral change, it won't happen. It's almost never
convenient to change ingrained habits. Now is just as convenient
as any time. And if you begin now rather than later, you'll' have a
jump on a more satisfying future.
NEED TO KNOW
The latest "it" couple: Jamie Foxx and Mariah Carey.
Wow, there's a concert: January 29th in Omaha, Nebraska...
Brooks & Dunn... opening for the Rolling Stones.
our Talks have broken off between the Reverend Al Sharpton and
ire CBS, who had hoped to have him star in his own series, "Al in the
Family" (we're not making this up).
ition Paris Hilton, American Idol, Star Wars and Harry Potter were
the top web searches of 2005.
rage It's considered the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history, but
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DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2006


Happy 2nd D-Day
Marhianna "Moochie" Godbolt
On December 1", 2005 Marhianna
turned 2 years old. Marhianna is the
S "daughter of Shanita Taylor & Mario
Godbolt. Granddaughter of J.D.
Hatten & Louella Taylor, John &
, ... Francise Godbolt, big sister to
*r .. Niyonne & Kinnady and favorite
neice of Laura Taylor & Amber
Godbolt.
We love you,
Morn, Dad, sisters,
grandparents, Aunts & Uncles


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Cameron White
Congratulations to Cameron White for first runner up in most
photogenic contest in the Wee Miss Christmas Pageant for Bell
High School-Junior class.
The Pageant was Saturday, December 3rd. Cameron was
sponsored by her parents Chad and Kellie of CK Contracting Inc.
Cameron is 5 years old and has an older brother Cole, who is 8
years old. His job was riding with Cameron and throwing candy in
the Parade earlier in the day. They were both just precious.
Cameron is the granddaughter of Ann and the late D.L.
Levingston of Steinhatchee and Mary Jo Heflin of Ft. White and
Billy White of High Springs.
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Winner Announced


Kathy Browne & Evonne Cline
The Dixie County Historical Society is pleased to announce
TOM BROWNE as the lucky winner of their December quilt
drawing. Pictured above is Tom's wife, Kathy, being presented the
lovely handmade quilt by Evonne V. Cline
The Society would like to thank the Society members who
sold tickets and all supporters of the Society who bought tickets.
The Dixie County Historical Society would like to wish
everyone a very WONDERFUL NEW YEAR.
Our next meeting will be January 16, 2006 and will start at
6:30 PM at the Dixie County Cultural Center. For more
information call Dana at 498-7677 or Evonne at 498-3128.


Springhouse Quilter's News
Member of Springhouse
Quilters arc eager to begin the
new year with a new President
and new quilting projects. The .
first 2006 meeting will be held
on January 10, at 9:00 AM, at
the Springhouse quilt house
west of Trenton on 55th Ave.
For the month of December, 1 .
members were able to .
complete some of the projects '..
from 2005, rest and visit with ;
family and friends before '.\ .
starting new projects.
Anna Gilliam, President, will begin the new year with an
eager group of quilters ready for new projects. With program
leader, Ruth Davis planning the programs for the year, the
members are ready to begin new quilting projects. A new
challenge will be presented and raffle quilts will be ready for
members to begin their annual chance to raffle two quilts for
2006.
The Nite Owl group leader, Joyce Snoddy, has been busy
working up a program schedule that will keep the night group
very busy. The night group's first meeting for 2006 will also be
on January 10, at 6:45 PM at the quilt house.
Anyone needing additional information on meetings, projects,
beginning classes for Springhouse quilters may contact Anna
Gilliam, 463 7922 or Lois Scott, 463 2207.
Springhouse Quilters wish for each of you a wonderful,
healthy and safe 2006.
Lois Scott, Publicity

She Did It Again!


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Decluttering Food r
Trying to declutter your house can be a
daunting task. Trying to get your daughter to
declutter her room is a major act of God. As
we went through her overstuffed and massively cluttered room I
volunteered numerous things for the declutter bag. Each time, she
plaintively whined, "But I like it!" and I would counter, "But you
outgrew this outfit a year ago!" or "We have no room for that furniture
anymore." Finally, I took her out for a hot chocolate to defuse the
situation and explained to her that even though she likes something, there
comes a point when it's time to let it go and move on.
The same point can be made with food. Just because you like
something doesn't mean it serves a worthy purpose. Take potato chips for
example-the perfect analogy to nutritional clutter. Their purpose isn't to
feed your body, but just crunchy entertainment for your mouth. They
leave their clutter however, on your hips, well-being and appetite. You
want more and you have no room for it. Potato chips (or another equally
unworthy junk food) is robbing your body of its peace. When you eat
junk, you feel like junk.
We need to learn that eating good healthy food is the equivalent of
pampering yourself. Like a bubble bath or massage, even. When you feed
yourself and your body food that is worthy of your time and effort, you
are giving tender loving care to yourself. The good, nutritious food that
you need for bodily function (not entertainment) will cause your moods
to change for the better, your energy to soar and make your skin glow!
Eating healthy can be a delicious experience, I promise! And because I
try to live up to my promises as best I can, I have a healthy recipe for you
that your entire family will love.
A quick note: To cut back on the carbs, you can cut the pasta in half
and stir in a 10 ounce bag of baby spinach when you add the chicken
mixture at the end of the recipe. The heat from the ingredients will cause
the spinach to wilt perfectly.
Barbecued Chicken Pasta
Serves 6
16 ounces Rigatoni, Mostaccioli or other medium pasta shape -- uncooked
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
4 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breast -- cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/4 cup green bell pepper, sliced thin
1/4 cup red onion, sliced thin
I clove garlic, pressed
1/2 cup spaghetti sauce (your favorite)
1/4 cup hickory-smoked barbecue sauce
1/2 cup grated Provolone cheese
1/2 cup grated Mozzarella
3 green onions-- trimmed and sliced thin
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
Prepare pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large
skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and sautE, stirring occasionally, until
browned on all sides, about 3 minutes. Add bell pepper, onion and garlic and cook
until pepper turns bright green, about 1 minute. Add Marinara sauce and barbecue
sauce and heat just to boiling. Remove from heat.
Drain pasta, reserving 1/4 cup of water and return pasta to the pot. Add chicken
mixture and cheese to the pot. Stir over low heat until pasta is coated with sauce.
Add enough of reserved cooking liquid, if necessary, to make the sauce lightly coat
the pasta. Transfer pasta to serving bowls and top with scallions and cilantro.
Per Serving: 464 Calories; 9g Fat (15% calories from fat); 24g
Protein; 60g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 44mg Cholesterol; 601mg
Sodium. Exchanges: 3 1/2 Grain(Starch); 2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 2
Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: A spinach salad would be perfect!
VEGETARIANS: Skip the chicken and add a can (15 oz.) of drained whitebeans.
For more help putting dinner on your table check out her website ).
www.SavingDinner.com or her Saving Dinner Book series published by
Ballentine.
Copyright 2006; Leanne Ely Used by permission in this publication.


Tinothy L. Bond, Jr. (Bubba)

Congratulations to Timothy L. Bond, Jr. (Bubba) on your first
bOuk, a 6-point. Thanks to Pappa and Uncle David for helping.
Timothy, got the 6-point December 22, 2005 at Cranebay Hunting
Club.
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07 ACRES just outst'Cross City off CR 351 $36,900.
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:els. $25,000.
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$265,000 w/ terms NE 364 Ave
* 2 bedroom 1 bath cypress home in Springhaven S/D Lot
#30 asking $92,900, 241 NE 754th Ave
* 3 beautiful, lots in Steinhatchee, 1 w/ mobile home. 200
yards from boat ramp & river. 2 septics & water meters
$300,000 S.W. 285th Ave, Steinhatchee, FL
* Lot #25 Marjorie Manor S/D, with well septic and
power, 2.10 acres $39,000 NE 504 Ave
* Lot in Cross City, 1/2 acre excellent home site behind
Liles hardware on paved street just off US 19,.owner
financing possible asking $26,000 SE 276 St
* 10 acres off Purvis Landing with well, septic, power
pole, $110,000 NE 770 Street, Jim Beam Way
" Lot 20 and west V2 of lot 21 King woodlands
Subdivision, 4.76 acres, $75,000 NE 188 Ave
* Lot 5 Greenview S/D, 3 acres with well, septic and
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DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2006


FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT'S DESK:
114 SAFETY

STUDENTS

SCHOOL


Dixie County Historical


IP Society Recognizes Several
S TOPS
BOARD Special Dixie Countians


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LEGAL NOTICE

-NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

BURTIS M. GREGORY
TAX DEED 208
794 NE 521st STREET
OLD TOWN, FL 32680

The holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a tax deed
to be issued thereon. The certificate
number and year of issuance, the
description of the property, and the
names in which it was assessed are as
follows:
Certificate No.: 208
May 30, 2001

Description of Property:

Parcel No. 19-13-12-2994-0000-0170

Lot 17 and the South One Half of Lot
16,:, SUWANNEE SHORES
SUBDIVISION, as per the official plat
thereof on file and of record in the
office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court,
Dixie County, Florida.

NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED
*Edward H. and Sandra L. Baker
General Delivery, Suwannee, FL 32692
-Edward H. & Sandra L. Baker
1139 Blufield Avenue,
Brandon, FL 33511

WARNJNG: Said property being in the
County of Dixie, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be
redeemed according to law the
property described in such certificate
shall be sold to the highest bidder at
the Dixie County Courthouse on
idanuary31, 2006 at 11:00 A.M.
DATED this December 21, 2005.

SJoe Hubert Allen,
^ Clerk of the Circuit Court
^ By: Carla B. Downing, Deputy Clerk
Dixie County, Florida 32628
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LEGAL NOTICE
S" N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT IN
:ND FOR DIXIE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION

CASE NO. 05-0277-CA
DIVISION 03

WELLS FARGO BAND, NA
SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO
WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE,
INC.
P lair~lff.- .*

Vs.

G. CURTIS LASHLEY A/K/AIN G.
LASHLEY, et al,

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
'IO-'TItCE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated December 15, 2005
t and entered in Case No. 05-0277-CA
of the Circuit Court of the THIRD
Judicial Circuit in and for DIXIE County,
2 Florida wherein WELLS FARGO
' BANK. HA SUCCESSOR BY MERGER
STO WELLS FARGO HOME
ORTGAGE INC., is the Plaintiff and
- h ;CURTIS LASHLEY A/K/A G.
e. LASHLE f. BONNIE M. LASHLEY; are
the elerndants I will sell to the highest
S and best tdder for cash at
NORTHWEST SIDE LOBBY OF THE
.D-DI.I,.COUrITi' COURTHOUSE at
11:00 A.M., on the 191h day of January,
.Q,,be following described property
3c el fronh in said Final Judgment:
LOTS 11, OF GULF FOREST
: SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN
:t PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 251 AND 252,
SOF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
i DIXIE COUNTY, FLORIDA.

TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME
LOCATED THEREON AS A
S PERMANENT FIXTURE AND
M 'URTENANCE THERETO
./ iA 417 WEST 239TH AVENUE
*.- STEINHATCHEE, FL 32359
--WrTNESS MY HAND and the seal of
*< this Court on December 19,2005.

Joe H. Allen
a Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Virginia Cobb, Deputy Clerk
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LEGAL NOTICE

^ Change In The Early Learninq Coalition
SOf The Nature Coast Tri-Countv Advisory
i Council Meeting Location

,The Early Learning Coalition of the Nature
'CoIsI wj,ll be facilitating the Tri-County
.Advisory Council Meetings on the second
;, Thursday 0, the month from 9:30 a.m. thru
11 30f m The January 12, 2006 Meeting
willl be held at the Capital City Bank, 2012 N.
;lYoung Blvd., Chiefland, FL 32626,
beginning at 9:30 A.M.
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^ LEGAL NOTICE

[ Please take note that the Suwannee Water


-. & Sewer District, Dixie County, Florida will
on January 9, 2006 at 6:00 PM hold the
'i, regular Board Meeting at the Suwannee
@Community Center on Hwy. 349, Suwannee,
, Florida.
2
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, One can never consent to
creep when one feels an
, impulse to soar.
S .. -Helen Keller


LEGAL NOTICE
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATION
TO PROVIDE
CONTINUING ENGINEERING
SERVICES

In compliance with the requireme
Florida Statute 287.055,
Consultants Competitive Negotia
Act, the Suwannee Water and S
District is accepting Statemen
Qualifications from consulting firn
provide Professional Engine
Services on a continuing co
basis. These services include, bu
not limited to, water, wastewater
plan approvals, distribution ({
collection (sewer) system ana
modification, renovation
construction, site plan review
approval for multi-family unit,
hotel/motel construction, with an
and report as to the impact or
system and system capabilities.

Statement of Qualifications shou
submitted in the following format:

1. Firm Over
Include
location, fin.
stability,
capabilities.

2. Prop
Management
Project
Qualifications
Provide a p
team organize
chart. Indicate
will serve
Project Ma
and des
related expert
and qualific;
for project
members.


Performance:
Consultant s
clearly o
relevant expert
in s
assignments.

Referen
Include a min
of 5 govern
client refer
for which you
performed s
projects.


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Gn

nts of


Superintendent
Dennis W. Bennett


5. Understanding of
Local Needs and
Familiarity with
Local Conditions:
Include firm's
understanding of
the specific needs
of the Suwannee
Water and Sewer
District.

An original and one copy of your
submittal should be sent to Suwannee
Water & Sewer District, P. 0. Box 143,
Suwannee, FL 32692 by 5:00 PM on
January 5, 2006. Late submittals will
not be accepted. Questions should be
directed to the District Manager at
(352) 542-7570. Submittals must be in
a sealed envelope clearly marked
"Statement of Qualifications to Provide
Continuing Engineering Services".

The Suwannee Water and Sewer
District reserves the right to select a
firm based solely on the content of the
proposals that are received.
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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR DIXIE
COUNTY, FLORIDA

PROBATE DIVISION
File No.: 2005-74-CP
Division: Probate
IN RE: ESTATE OF

ANGELA ANN LUCAS

Deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

The administration of the estate of ANGELA
ANN LUCAS, deceased, whose date of
death was January 19, 2005, and whose
Social Security Number is 593-48-4036, is
pending in the Circuit Court for Dixie
County, Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which is Post Office Box 1206,
Cross City, FL 32628. The names and
addresses of the personal representative
and the personal representative's attorney
are set forth below.

All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands against
decedent's'estate on whom a copy of this
notice is required to be served must file their
claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER
OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
OR 30, DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ON THEM.

All other creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands against
decedent's estate must file their claims with
this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.

ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE
CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.

NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.

The date of first publication of this notice is
January 5, 2006.


All of our customers are special at "The Cypress Inn" and we would like to wish each
and everyone the very happiest of New Years. We sincerely thank all of you for your
past support and hope to see you again in 2006.


The Owners & Staff


CYPRESS INN RESTAURANT
Highway 19 North Cross City, FL

(352) 498-7211


LEGAL

NOTICES


nations was students being tardy, doing their homework and chewing gum.
Sewer Today's list has changed and what tops the list today is drugs in
ts of schools, violence and gangs. Parent's priorities have changed and
ms to so has the School Board. We know that first students must have a
peering safe environment in which to work before learning can take place.
ntract Parents demand that rules are in place to protect students. The

r, site School Board has responded with policies, rules and procedures
water) that will insure that our campuses are continuously monitored for
alysis, drugs and violence.
and Drugs being brought on school campuses are a problem all
and across the nation. Our campuses and around our campuses are

alysis drug free zones. When students begin a new school year, we take
n the the time to explain the rules in the Student Handbook and the
Student Code of Conduct. Drugs are a two fold problem illegal
Ild be drugs and prescription drugs. The list of illegal drugs is pretty well
known but the misuse of prescription drugs are growing at an
alarming rate. Many students have had their stomachs pumped out
view: and have died because students entered their family's medicine
firm cabinets and brought prescription drugs on campuses and offered it
ancial to their friends and other students. Think of how serious this could
and be if a student with asthma who accepted a prescription drug from
another student and it shut down their breathing before the school
3osed could get the paramedics on campus to revive the student. A life is
and too valuable to take this chance. That's why all prescription drugs
Staff must' be carried to our health clinics on campuses. This way they

project can be administered legally and properly. Even the distribution of
3tional aspirin has to go through our health clinics. Our health clinics are
e who a valuable resource that monitors medication and sees over 3,000
as students each year.
nager We are always on the lookout on our campuses for signs of
scribe
ience violence and gang activity. We explain to students that the sheriff
atlis has permission and will bring drug dogs on campus without prior
tim notification or warning. We are always seeking parent help in
reporting when they notice a change in their child's behavior or see
Past evidence of gang involvement.
P The results of our last student survey show that. 80% of our
should students feel that our campuses are a safe environment in which to
outline receive an education. Safety has always been the top priority of
rience the School Board and Superintendent and tops the list again in
similar 2006. We ask for your continued support and prayers in helping us
continue making our campuses drug free safe environments for all


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Personal Representative:
GERALD DEAN LARSEN
8709 Ritz Lane
New Port Richey, Florida 34654


Attorney for Personal Representative:
LEENETTE W. MCMILLAN
Attorney for Gerald Dean Larsen
Florida Bar No. 0075779
Post Office Box 1388
Mayo, Florida 32066
Telephone: (386) 294-1688
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Dora Butler Valentine, Blaine Butler, and Evonne Cline
Members of the Butler family received a surprise at their
Annual Reunion this past November when the Dixie County
Historical Society presented two surviving grandchildren, Dora
Butler Valentine and her brother Blaine Butler with Certificates of
Recognition as surviving grandchildren of Civil War Veterans
James D. Butler. Their sister, Mary Mae Butler, Pope, Slocum
received her certificate at her nursing home in Trenton. Mae is 99
years old.
James D. Butler joined the 2nd Florida Cavalry as Captain and
was discharged as Sergeant at the close of the Civil War. He built
the Butler home that still stands today (in Dixie County). Mr.
Butler served as County Commissioner of Lafayette County (today
Dixie County) from 1874-1876, and served as Justice of the Peace
from 1859-1876.
He was born February 8, 1828, died February 20, 1913 and is
buried in the Butler Cemetery, Dixie County, Florida.


Mr. Ed Butler & Evonne Cline
Another Butler family member, Ed Butler of Horseshoe Beach,
received a Certificate of Recognition from the Dixie County
Historical Society as the eldest Butler. Ed is a young. 100 years,
soon to celebrate his 101st birthday on January 12th.
Mr. Butler can usually be found at the Lilly Store, located off
the Horseshoe Beach Road (CR 351) in Shelton, Florida. Stop by
for a visit anytime, he would love it!
The Butler Family thanks the Dixie County Historical Society
for their efforts to save the History and Heritage of Dixie County.

Log Cabin Quilters
Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, December 29th at the Levy
County Quilt Museum. It was a busy day for being the last meeting
of the year. Two quilts were put together and quilting was started.
Another one was taken out of the frame and a new one goes in next
week. We are quilting on four quilts each week.
We are trying to get everything back in place and put up the
Christmas crafts. It seems we have so much here but we always
find a space for it. Many new crafts are being made all the time
and it's fun to see what can be done. \
Tuesday was a great day for me, Jarrod and six boys were out
to do the many things that has to be done and then Blythe Stender,
her mother and daddy came to visit from Washington state and
Maryland. I took care of Blythe when she was 22 months old until
she was almost seven. I gave her the doll she played with, her
name was Susy and other things I have kept for her through the
years. She is now 28 years old but still a little girl that I love very
much.


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MISCELLANEOUS
FOR SALE
FOR SALE Miami-style rollout
windows, 14 regular size, 1
bathroom size, 2 picture window
glass, all cranks work very good, all
screens in exc cond $10.00 per
window or all for $100 Call Vessie
SMills @ 498-3206
1-2
KNIVES 3-Sets 6 each set,
Franklin Mini Sportsman's Series
Knives, $350.00 each or $900 00
all 3 sets.
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FURNITURE King size bed,
complete with -solid wood
headboard; $200.00. Solid wood
dining table, 4 chairs, includes drop
leaf, $50.00. 498-7812 (evenings),
498-3251 (days).
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BEEF FOR THE FREEZER by
the 1A, Y or whole, $1.10 per Ib live
weight. Ray or Anne Hodges,
Evergreen Farm 352-542-7135.
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FOR SALE 1991 Coachman (van.
style) motor home, new
transmission, $3200. New Berber
carpet. new. TV/DVD (in box), 2
new tires low mileage, well
maintained. 352-498-4273.
1-2
HORSES FOR
SALE
Painl Stock. 10-20 months old,
Gentle, $600 & up 498-7107 or
498-0816


CERAMICS
COME PAINT, FELLOWSHIP &
HAVE FUN with Nancy at Nancy's
Ceramic Get your Christmas gifts
early. Hours 9-5, M-W. You
purchase bisque, she supplies all
your painting needs and know how
for only $3.00, (352) 542-2955.. -'
46-ufn
CARS & TRUCKS
FOR SALE
FOR SALE 1985 Toyota Truck
Bed, very good condition. $250.00
OBO. Call Joe after 5:00 PM, (352)
463-9412.
46-ufn
ENGINE FOR SALE Ford 5.0
Engine, complete, runs very good,
quiet, ready to install 352-498-
3321


MOTORCYCLES
FOR SALE
TWO HARLEY DAVIDSON
.MOTORCYCLES FOR SALE -
Ji1200 Sportsters, saddle bags, x-tra
L. chrome, low mileage, excellent
condition. 352-542-3117.
2-5
PETS & SUPPLIES

', PET GROOMING .- New Pet
Grooming Shop open in Chiefland,
January 3' Paradise Pet Palace -
3,52-493-0606.
52-9
AUCTIONS
AUCTION: Open to Public every
Saturday, 6. p:m., Hwy. 19 (Old
Drive-ln). Now taking
consignments, we do estate sales.
liquidations and bankruptcies)
Third Generation Auction Service
AB-2424, AU#2548. Tri-Stale
Auction and Service. serving
Florida, Georgia. Alabama,
AB#2021, UA# 2011 Call 1-866-
243-8972. Toll Free. Also Auction
Every Friday, 6:30, 3 miles South
of Perry on Hwy. 19.
33-ufn
HELP WANTED
FLORIDA PINE STRAW SUPPLY
COMPANY Drivers needed,
Class A CDL, (2) years experience
required, DFWP, call (386) 294-
3411.
12-ufn
HARRIS LAND CLEARING -
Clean, Class-A CDL, able to load
and transport heavy equipment,
also operate at times. 352-542-
3006, NO CALLS AFTER 8:00
PM.


Lake City
Community College
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR,
ENGLISH
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR,
PSYCHOLOGY
(168-duty days-Tenured Track) To
M Commence August 2006
Master s Degree with at least 18'
graduate hours in-discipline.
Application Deadline: Review of
applications will begin February
15, 2006. Persons interested
Sshculd provide application, vita,
Sand.photocopies of, transcripts. All'
foreign transcripts must be
submitted with official translation
and evaluation. Salary based on
'education and experience.
S.Positiop detallsahd applications
available on web at
S .I' htt !//.www.lakecitycc.edu/ ,.
; DELIVERY PERSON
1 Dependable, -hardworking, must
have validdrivers license, must be
;18.years'of age..Apply in person at
'Badcock's-& More, 'US. 19, Cross
!4 ,City. "'' -
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HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC
4 SHOP SUPERVISOR The Dixie
cbUnty. Board : of County
. Commissioners Is accepting
applications for a Heavy Equipment
Mechanlo-./ Shop Supervisor to
^ a'iage the Maintenance Shop of
'. ^ i6 nf ,, *Is .'a 'highly.


responsible management position
that reports directly to the County
Coordinator. The successful
applicant will be responsible for
general oversight of the shop,
purchase of materials, seeking
competitive pricing on all goods
and services purchased by the
Maintenance Department,
supervise shop mechanics and any
olher duties assigned by the
County Coordinator A minimum of
a Class B CDL license is required.
Salary commensurate with
experience. Benefits include
Florida retirement, health and life
insurance and uniform allowance.
Applications may be picked up at
the County Commissioners office in
the Dixie County Courthouse, 214
NE 351 Hwy, Suite H and must be
returned to the same location by
January 17, 2006 at 5:00 p.m. A
pre-employment drug test is
required. Dixie County is an EOE
and Drug Free Workplace.
1-3
APARTMENTS &
ROOMS FOR
RENT
TIMBERS APARTMENTS HUD
Vouchers Accepted. 1, 2 & 3 BR,
HC and non-HC accessible
apartments. We pay pest control,
water, sewer & garbage. On-site
laundry facility. Call (352) 498-
3175. Hwy. 351A Timber Lane,
Cross City, FL TDD/TTY 711.
Equal Housing Opportunity
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MOBILE HOMES
FOR SALE
DOUBLEWIDE MH. Beautiful
3BR/2B doublewide on 2 acres A
must see to appreciate. with too
many extras to list Located in
Rambling Woods Subdivision A
true steal at $151.500.00 Call Lois
at 542-7835 or 354-5341
50-ufn


MOBILE HOMES
FOR RENT
2 BEDROOM MOBILE HOME 2
bath, on Hollis Chewing Road. off
US 19. Cross City Call 498-2574.
2-4
2 BEDROOM MOBILE HOME 3
miles south of Old Town No Pets,
No Smoking, $300 per month. first
last plus $200 security. 352-
498-7067.
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DOUBLE-WIDE 4 BR. 2 B. on
water, long term rental, $750 00
per montn. plus security deposit
Available noiw 239-7.72-3640 or
239-910-43421 2-3
2-3
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parcels of land and nave been
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COMMERCIAL
PROPERTY FOR
SALE/LEASE
FOR RENT Office Space/Retail
Space on busy US 19 Call Phillip
for details. (352) 493-1069


WANTED TO BUY

WANTED TO BUY Wood
frame home to be moved. 352-
542-7835.
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PERSONAL
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE &
SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES:
Individual counseling and support
groups for women are offered
through Another Way, Inc. Services
are confidential and free. Contact
any of our Outreach offices at (352)
486-3305, (352) 498-1293, (386)
758-4843 or (386) 792-2747 for an
appointment or the location and
times of group counseling. Another
way, Inc. also provides two 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.
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AA MEETINGS Wednesday
night, 8:00 P.M. at the Fellowship
Baptist Church, in Steinhatchee,
Florida.
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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.
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SERVICES
CROSSFIRE CONSTRUCTION,
INC. New construction, additions,
remodeling, decks pole barns etc.
Licensed & Insured RG 0066812,
Owner Tim Daughtery (352) 486-
6325
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well drilling *Pump Sales, Repair &
Service -Water Conditioners. Iron
Filters, Sulphur Removal & Water
Softeners -State Lic. #2632* now
accepting MCNisa/Discover. (352)
498-3038.
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BAD WATER? Iron-free's Own
High Purity MANDOX Wide
Spectrum/Triple Action Filtration
System Removes Iron, Tannin.
Sulfur. Manganese. Turbidity. Bad
Taste, Bad Odor. Kills Bacteria. No
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Clothes Low Cost. Low
Maintenance, guaranteed Call
today for FREE WATER TEST No
obligation $795 to $1995 IRON-
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Anytime
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Old Town, (352) 542-8416
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BURIAL MARKERS
HEADSTONES from $200 00 up
4 corner stones $75.00. Call
Dixie Monument Co., 542-3432
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Our Dixie Sighting for this week comes via Bob & Dottie Leichner of the Dixie Music
Center...they had this to say...
We can't believe our Azaleas are still blooming in the middle of December!!?? These were
planted along our driveway last March. We've all seen them start bloom in winter after a warm spell,
but these two have been blooming for the last nine months. As you can see there are only a few
blooms right now (there 's only one red one and a handful in white), but to have any at this time of
\ear. it must be a Christmas miracle!!!? They can be seen at Dottiwood, also known as our home in
Old Town.?
Thanks Bob & Dotti for sharing!
-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 e-mail the picture and
information to news@dcadvocate.net.


Pictured above is Clerk Ad Interim, Chad Reed, as he performs the first duty of the office by swearing in the
present staff as deputy clerks.

Reed assumed all the responsibilities and duties of the clerk's office. He will continue as clerk ad
interim until the Governor either appoints Reed or another individual as Clerk or until the next
election of the Clerk of the Circuit Court.
Reed has been employed since May 1995, serving in various position with the Department of
Emergency Services, most recently, as director for the past five years. As director of Emergency
Services he oversaw a department with 29 employees, 60 volunteers and an annual budget of 2.5
million dollars.
In an interview with Reed last Tuesday evening, he stated, "on my first day on the job I saw a
group of hardworking and dedicated employees that I have the utmost respect for. My hopes are to
build on the foundation that has been laid by the late clerk Cauley Copeland and retired clerk Hubert
Allen." Reed also said that, "to make the office more citizen friendly, starting Monday, January 9th,
the clerk's office will be open from 8:30 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. including the noon hour from 12:00 -
1:00."
Reed encourages you to stop by the Clerk's office, where he and the staff are ready and willing
to assist you with your needs as it pertains to the Clerk's office. He looks forward to serving the
citizens of Dixie County as your Clerk of the Circuit Court.
He is married to the former Holly Chewning Reed and they have two boys, C. J., age 5, and
Caden who is 16 months old. Chad is the son of Broward and Faith Reed of Steinhatchee.


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FWC INVESTIGATES

LARGE NUMBER OF

DEAD ALLIGATORS IN

MALLORY SWAMP


To Celebrate 98th Birthday


To Celebrate 101st Birthday


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Mr. Ed Butler
The Town of Horseshoe Beach proclaimed January 12 as Ed
Butler Day. There will be a reception on Thursday, January 12,
2006, at 6:00 P.M., at the City Hall to honor Mr. Butler who will
be 101 years old.
Finger food will be served. Should you wish to bring a .dish,
please contact Barbara Butler at (352) 498-0563 or (352) 498-
2400. Everyone is welcome.


A large number of dead alligators found in the Mallory Swamp
area in Lafayette County has the Florida Fish and Wildlife
'.Conserx nation Commission (FWC) concerned.
According to Capt. Roy Brown, area supervisor for Lafayette
"Count\. numerous alligators have been found shot and floating
along the North and South Canal grades and the L.A. Bennett
grade v. which borders private lands and the Mallory Swamp
W\ildlitfe Management Area.
"We believe these are random shootings. No parts are taken
after the animals are killed," Brown said. "This is a useless and
wasteful crime that tarnishes the image of ethical hunters."
In the past year, FWC officers have arrested six subjects for
killing five alligators in the general area. In those cases, however,
the suspects were apprehended with alligators or parts and thought
to be unrelated to this latest spree, according to Brown.
"Unfortunately, there, are some dog hunters who may believe
that by, killing alligators, the potential threat to their hunting dogs
is eliminated," Brown said.
Hoteter. according to Allan Woodward, FWC biologist,
:alligators in north Florida eat very little during the fall and winter
: months and pose little threat to dogs.
:. "When water temperatures drop below 60 degrees, the gators
. ;stop feeding and become semi-dormapt. This usually occurs in
.early December. They can come out and bask in the sun during a
warm front. but they don't eat during the winter," Woodward
Se.\plained.
Alligators are a protected species and are listed as "Species of
Special Concern." It is a third-degree felony to kill an alligator
and punishable up to a $5,000 fine and/or five years imprisonment.
Anr one with knowledge about what happened to these
alligators can call the FWC's Wildlife Alert hotline toll free at 1-
888-404-3922. Callers can remain anonymous and are eligible for
a reward of up to $1,000 if the information leads to an arrest.
Reports can also be made online at http://myfwc.com/law/Alert/.


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Pixie County Advocate

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Virginia "Granny" Burnett
Virginia "Granny" Burnett will be celebrating her 98th
Birthday on January 13, 2006. She is currently residing with her
daughter and son-in-law, Weeks & Edith Deen in Gainesville,
Florida.
Anyone wishing to send a birthday greeting to Granny may do
so at 9316 SW 14th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32607.
A BIG Dixie Salute goes out to one of our Pioneer Jewels!


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