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Title: Dixie County advocate
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Language: English
Publisher: Rose O. Chavous
Place of Publication: Cross City Fla
Creation Date: March 15, 2007
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FEATURES
SVP Presents....................4A
*RRMS Students of
the Month................5.. B
Celebrates 90th
Birthday..................6B
-Open House Held......2B
'AES Sweethearts......3B
' School Bd. Minutes.........8B
*Payer Service...........7A
Co. Comm. Minutes...,,,10A
SRiver Party................3B


opubLif56ing aflewes & Evoents for tixie Countpy E-very Week, without Saif, Since JuFy 1, 1921
...In The Suwannee River Valley at....CROSS CITY FLORIDA ,


INSIDE
*Classified..................9A
*Crossword Puzzle.......7B;
*Jail Log.......................2A
.Legals 8A
*Letters To The Editor.......8A
*Meetings & Events......4A
*Movies.....................7B
Obituaries..................7A
*Religion..................6&7A
-Right To The Point......2A
*Sports...................1 & 2B
*Tides 7B
*Weather....................7B


Blunt Trauma Listed As Cause Of Death

Dixie Vouth Shine At Old Town Man


Suwannee River Fair


Murdered, Body Dumped


In Suwannee River
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Law Enforcement officials begin to work the scene where the body of a man was found floating at the
Turner Point Landing boat ramp last Sunday, March 11.
By Terri Langford
Last Sunday, March 11, the Dixie County Sheriff's Office
(DCSO) received a call at approximately 10:30 a.m. about a body
found floating in the Suwannee River at Turner Point Landing
North of Old Town. Deputies arrived on the scene and
immediately secured the area while officers from the Florida
1 Wildlife Commission (FWC) assisted in securing the waterway.
Officers were able to recover the body of a white male, thought
to be in his late forties, with extensive injuries to the head and
chest area.
The victim was
I discovered floating between
the dock and boat ramp by
Larry Lewis Bouchard two people who were taking a
walk to the river.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement Crime Scene
technicians (FDLE) arrived on scene at approximately 2:30 P.M.
with the Mobile Crime Scene Unit and assisted local
investigators in processing the crime scene. The Dixie County
Dive Team was called in to search the water around the boat
ramp for evidence that would help with the identification of the
victim, but the search proved to be fruitless.
Sheriff Hatcher stated they began receiving calls from
witnesses who had been at a party the night See Trevor Jay Schrider
"MURDER" page 5A


Liberty Counsel Agrees

STo Represent Dixie

County In Lawsuit
Liberty Counsel has agreed to represent Dixie County in a
federal lawsuit filed by the ACLU, after the county permitted a
local company to erect a Ten Commandments monument outside
the county courthouse.
O. The stately black granite monument, standing over five feet tall
and weighing roughly six tons, was purchased by Anderson
Columbia, a highway construction company. The company asked
for and received permission to place the monument outside the
Dixie County courthouse. Anderson Columbia prides itself on
community involvement; most recently donating labor and
From top right to left: Feeder Steer Grand Champion Orrie Branch, of Dixie, pictured with show judge Mike materials for a track at Dixie County High School.
Milicevi;, Feeder Steer Reserve Champion Darren Weemls, of Gilchrist; Fat Steer Grand Champion Asheton Dixie County Attorney Leenette McMillan stated the ACLU is
Sanchez, of Gilchrist; and Fat Steer Reserve Champion Jamie VanAernam. Swine Grand Champion Ruth seeking removal of the monument, damages and attorney's fees,
Rains Middle School FFA Chapter Hog shown by Ty Ottinger ,pictured with Fair VP Tim Alexander; Swine claiming that the monument is a violation of the Establishment
Reserve Champion Nicole Williams, of Levy. CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU ALL! See SR Fair Highlights Clause. Liberty Counsel has See "LAWSUIT" page 5A
ii. next week's edition of the Dixie County Advocate.


FHP

Investigates

Driver

Striking

Pedestrian
The Florida Highway
Patrol (FHP) is currently
investigating the possible
motive behind an Old Town
woman hitting a pedestrian
with her truck and then
running over him after the two
had a verbal confrontation.
According to a press
release from the FHP, the
incident occurred on Sunday,
See "FHP" page 5A


Two Homes Lost To Fire Last Thursday

Dry Conditions Blamed For Number of Brush Fires


Pictured above, a firefighter works through heavy smoke and flames to This picture shows the total destruction
put out a house fire off Chavous Road in Old Town. frame of the mobile home.


By Terri Langford
Last Thursday, March 8, volunteer fire fighters responded to
back-to-back calls throughout the day. By days' end two mobile
homes had been destroyed and a brush fire stopped before reaching
another.
At approximately 10:30 a.m. the first call was made to the


of the blaze, leaving only the This picture is of a second mobile home fire off SR 349. As you can see
the bedroom was gutted by the fire.


home of Julio and Dawn Eguigurems off Chavous Road in Old not spread the fire to the surrounding homes.
Town. At the time of the fire, Dawn Eguigurems was sleeping in the
When fire fighters arrived the older, single-wide mobile home back bedroom. She stated that she awoke when her dog started
was fully engulfed in flames. The Division of Forestry (DOF) was barking. When she couldn't get him to stop, she got up and went
called in to assist in making sure that the surrounding woods did See "FIRES"page 5A








DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2007


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A new approach to medical malpractice?
There was a time when the term, "botched abortion" referred t
a:procedure that left the woman injured, or maybe even dead. Yo
probably didn't hear much about that sort of thing, but that'
because the mainstream media, being what might be termed th
public relations arm of the "pro-choice" agenda, doesn't want th
abortion industry to suffer from any bad press.
That's why we didn't hear much about a woman who had a
abortion at a north Florida clinic, was released soon afterward an
bled to death before she got home. Major malpractice suits arise ou
.of botched breast implants, but this abortion clinic fatality didn'
seem to rate much attention, nor have countless others that hav
cropped up in the 34 years since the Supreme Court found
"'penumbra" (a term normally used to define shadows) in th
Constitution that legalized abortion.
You probably didn't hear about this botched abortion, either, a
it didn't get much exposure despite the fact that it was an entire
new twist on the concept. Just something I happened across on th
Internet, where it had a rather short shelf life.
Jennifer Raper, a 45 year old woman living in Massachusetts
has undertaken to file suit against two doctors and Planned Pareni
:hood because her daughter, now two years old, survived th
procedure that Mama expected to end her pregnancy. Mama want
expenses for raising her daughter and additional, unspecified
damages.
One cannot help wondering what kind of home environment
Sthai little girl is being raised in. And what about when she gets ol
enough to understand that Mama filed a lawsuit because th
abortion that was supposed to end her life failed, and that was eve
'after more than two years of raising this child? Talk about a goo
reason to grow up hating your mother!
Ms. Raper first went to Planned Parenthood for assistance i
securing the service that "non-profit" organization pushes to th
,virtual exclusion of all others.
SMs. Raper's condition was addressed by a Planned Parenthoo
;doctor who apparently wasn't paying attention in that phase
.his/her medical education. After all, abortion isn't exactly brai
Surgery. Midwives and an assorted retinue of quacks have practice
,it since ancient times. But perhaps Planned Parenthood isn't the
'particular about the proficiency of the doctors they hire. In an
Event, Ms. Raper's attempted abortion left her still pregnant.
: Incidentally, no information was available as to whether or nc
:She was billed for the procedure anyway.
SA trip to a second practitioner, by which time she was nearly
monthss along, got her an opinion that she wasn't pregnant. (D
.you have to pass a test to get a license to practice medicine i
Massachusetts?)
SMs. Raper is suing the two doctors involved, as well as Planne
JParenthood. Frankly, I hope she wins big. That would leave he
free to do her thing and hire a competent "nanny" to look after he
:daughter.

S In the controversial literary work "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
S by Harriet Beecher Stowe, there is a character called
Evangeline St. Clare. She.is better known by the name
Little Eva.

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Boyd Works To
Improve Water
Quality In North
Florida
WASHINGTON, D.C.-
Congressman Allen Boyd (D-
North Florida) today supported
legislation to improve water
quality in North Florida by
adequately funding the Clean
Water State Revolving Fund, a
program that helps state and
local governments address
critical water infrastructure
needs. The Water. Quality
Financing Act (HR 720)
authorizes a total of $14 billion
for the Clean Water State
Revolving Loan Fund over the
next four years.
The Clean Water State
Revolving Fund is used to
enhance water quality by
helping local communities
improve drinking water and
sewage treatment facilities.
Many counties in North
Florida, including Leon,
Jefferson, Taylor, Jackson, and
Bay Counties, have utilized
this program in the past.
"Throughout North Florida,
there is significant demand for
water and wastewater
treatment expansion and
modernization," said
Congressman Boyd. "The
Clean Water State Revolving
Fund will help to raise the
quality of life for many North
Florida residents as well as
promote greater economic
development.
This legislation is an
example of how federal
resources can be applied to our
local needs."
The Administration's Fiscal
Year 2008 Budget proposes to
reduce the Clean Water State
Revolving Fund by $396
million from the 2007 level,
providing only $688 million in
2008. Under the
Administration's budget
proposal, Florida would
receive $23 million in 2008 for
clean water funds, a reduction
of $13 million from the 2007
o level.
u "Protecting water quality is
s a major responsibility for local
e communities and often a tough
e one with the resources they
have at their disposal," Boyd
n stated. "Unfortunately, the
d Administration's budget does
t not recognize this burden on
't our communities or the need
,e for improved wastewater
a infrastructure. I will work
e with my colleagues in the
House Budget Committee to
develop a fiscally responsible
S budget that supports programs
y that are helping our
S communities meet their most
pressing needs."
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the best of both worlds-fun and
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the winter weather, build a snow man or
le go sledding.
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Cts. Possession of Cocaine W/Intent To
Dixie County Sell. Deputy Garcia.
MUSIC, JESICA MARIA, 24,
Jail Log RCDWLS/R. Officer Mathis.
Jail Log MARCH 10
MAARCH 5 MCELROY, KENNETH HUGH, 32,
KILGORE, RONALD ANTHONY, VOP DWLS/R, COND. A, G, #2, #8.
57, DWLS/R. Sgt. Mcndola. Deputy Garcia.
IELMLINGER, FREDERICK A., CARTER, MICHAEL JAROD, 37,
47, VOP- Fleeing A Law Enforcement Hold For Funeral. DOC.
Officer. Officer Hale. CARTER, RUEBEN MICHAEL, 29,
PATLAN, JUSTO JUAREZ, 26, DUI Possession of -20 Grams Marijuana,
& Damaged Property, No Valid Drivers Possession of Paraphernalia. Officer
License, Leaving Scene of Accident. Mathis.
Trooper Hoover.
LUCE, TROY DUANE, 35, Grand AGE
Theft. Capt. Reed. Dixie Count
JUVENILE, 15, Burglary, Grand Theft, Die C
Criminal Mischief Inv. Valentine. Commission
JUVENILE, 16, Possession -20 Grams Cross Cil
Marijuana, Possession of Drug
Paraphernalia. Deputy Hope. Regular
MARCH 6 6:00 PM M
LAND, JEFFREY MONROE, 36, 6 P
FTA Possession Deer or Turkey In The Dixie County Board of
Closed Season. FWC Clark. County, Florida, will meet on Th
MARCH 7 in a regular meeting in the Coun
KINCAID, DANIEL, 19, VOP in the Dixie County Courthouse,
Armed Robbery (Columbia Co.), 1. Call to Order
Aggravated Battery (Columbia Co.). 2. Invocation and Pledge to th
Officer Craft. 3. Approval of Commission M
IACUELE, MICHAEL PAUL, 44, 4. Pamela Swanson, Dixie Cou
VOP Sale of Hydromorphone. Deputy 5. Bettie Gail Osteen, Indigent
NcsSmith. 6. Joe Ruth, Solid Waste Coor
DELOACH, MONIQUE, 22, Hold For 7. Jerry Prater, Veterans Servi
Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office. 8. Jack Spivey, Building and 2
MARCH 8 9. Rex Dunn, Steinhatchee Wt
SANFORD, HOWARD KEITH, 44, 10. Dick Edwards, Community
VOP Possession of Meth/Drug 11. John Jenkins, Zoning Offici
Paraphernalia. Deputy May. 12. Howard Reed, County Road
STINSON, CLIFFORD LEE, 25, 13. Tim Alexander, Director/Ch
VOP Grand Theft Auto. Officer Hale. 14. Cindy Bellot, Librarian
COLLINS, SELENA SAMANTHA, 15. Arthur Bellot, County Coord
26, Grand Theft III. Deputy May. 16. Leenette McMillan, County
ALLEN, TIMOTHY DAVID, 32, 17. Dana D. Johnson, Clerk of(
VOP- DUI. Deputy Herring. 18. County Commission Items
REDD, SAMUEL, 34, Dealing In 19. Vouchers Approved
Stolen Property. Inv. Valentine. 20. Adjourn
REMEY, DAVID ERIC, 43, DUI, No PLEASE BE ADVISED that if a pe
Drivers License, Possession -20 Grams by the Board with respect to any matter c
Cannabis. Capt. Reed.
SMITH, CHARLES ALTON, 21 she will need a record of the proceedings,
Grand Theft, Felony Trespass. Deputy ensure that a verbatim record of the proce
Tumlin. testimony and evidence upon which the a]
MARCH 9 "Persons with disabilities requesting
THOMAS, ESSIE MARIE, 52, VOP in this proceeding should contact (352)
Aggravated Assault W/Deadly Weapon. Relay Service at (800)955-8771."
SRelay Service at (800) 955-8771."
Capt. Reed.
THOMAS, GEORGE B., 51, VOP The Board meets the first Thursday
Sale of Cocaine Within 1000 Ft. Deputy Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM. Indi
Garcia. agenda should call Dana D. Johnson,
THOMAS, JAMES LEE, 49, VOP 2 Preceding the Board meeting, at (352) 49i


DID YOU


KNOW....

As you walk up the steps to the building
which houses the U.S. Supreme Court you
can see near the top of the building a row
of the world s law givers and each one is
facing one in the middle who is facing
forward with a full frontal view -- it is Moses
and he is holding the Ten Commandments!


BURNETT, SCOTT ANTHONY, 28,
DWLS/R, Deputy Mathis.
BASS, IRWIN, 50, DWLS/R
Habitual Offender, Refuse To Sign
Summons. Officer Mathis.
MARCH I1
SCHRIDER, TEVOR JAY, 29, DU~
DWLS/R, Warrant Arrest Aggravated
Murder Ohio, Aggravated Battery,
Murder, Tampering W/Evidence. Ciap
Reed.
BOUCHARD, LARRY LOUIS, 501
Aggravated Battery, Murder, Tampering
W/Evidence. Inv. Valentine. .
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rson decided to appeal any decision made
considered at such meeting or hearings, he/
and for such purpose, he/ she will neecfto
eedings is made, which record includes the,
ppeal is to be based.
reasonable accommodations to panicip3le.
486-4931 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida:

of each month at 10:00 AM and the third:
viduals that would like to be placed on th4
Clerk of Court, by 4:00 PM on Friday.
8-1200.


And God spoke
| all these words...
A,4 Ol *r .2 8I


*DID YOU KNOWas you enter the Supreme Court courtroom, the
two huge oak doors have the Ten Commandments engraved on each
lower portion of each door?
*DID YOU KNOWas you sit inside the courtroom, you can see on
the wall, right above where the Supreme Court judges sit, a display of
the Ten Commandments?
*DID YOU KNOWthere are Bible verses--etched in stone all over
the Federal Buildings and Monuments in Washington, D.C.?
*DID YOU KNOWJames Madison, the fourth president, known as
"The Father of Our Constitution," made the following statement: "We
have staked the whole of all our political institutions upon the capacity
of mankind for self-government, upon the capacity of each and all of
us to govern ourselves, to control ourselves, to sustain ourselves
according to the Ten Commandments of God".
*DID YOU KNOW Patrick Henry, that patriot and founding father of
our country said, "It cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often
that this great nation was founded not by religionists but by
Christians, not on religions but on the Gospel of Jesus Christ."
*DID YOU KNOW every session of Congress" begins with a
prayer by a paid preacher, whose salary has been paid by the
taxpayer since 1777?
*DID YOU KNOWfifty-two of the 55 founders of the Constitution
were members of the established orthodox churches in the colonies?
*DID YOU KNOWThomas Jefferson worried that the Courts would
overstep their authority and instead of interpreting the law would
begin making law...an oligarchy...the rule of few over many?
*DID YOU KNOWthe very first Supreme Court Justice, John Jay,
said "Americans should select and prefer Christians as their rulers."


How, then, have we gotten to the point that

everything we have done for 220 years in

this country is now suddenly wrong and

unconstitutional?
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DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2007


Valentine & Cunningham


Jennie Sue Valentine & Joseph A. Cunningham, IV
Mr. and Mrs. Dewey L. Valentine
Request the honor of your presence
At the marriage of their daughter
Jennie Sue
to
Mr. Joseph A. Cunningham, IV
on Saturday, the seventh of April
two thousand and seven
at 3 o'clock in the afternoon
Praise Christian Church
Old Town, Florida
Reception to follow at the Trailriders Club, Cross City. Florida.
No local invitations are being sent out, but all family and
friends are invited to come and share in their special day.

Hayes Luzader To Wed


On This Day, Two Will Become

One...


Brian & Samantha
Caitlyn & Patrick Sullivan and Dylan & Logan Buchanan are
proud to announce the upcoming marriage of their parents Brian &
Samantha.
Samantha is the daughter of Sammy & Cheryl Corbin of
Horseshoe Beach, Florida. Brian is the son of Sara Ripley of
Trenton, Florida and Allen Sullivan of Old Town, Florida.
The wedding is set for March, 17, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at New
Beginnings Church, Horseshoe Beach, Florida. No invitations are
being sent, but all family and friends are welcome to attend. A
reception will immediately follow at the reception hall.

Charron Hamm To

Exchange Wedding Vows


Karr Walker To Exchange Vows


Chelsea Nicole Karr & Matthew Dwight Walker
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Karr
request the honour of your presence
at the marriage of their daughter
Chelsea Nicole
to
Matthew Dwight Walker
on Saturday, the twenty-fourth of March
Two thousand and seven
at five o'clock in the afternoon
First Baptist Church
Cross City, Florida
No local invitations are being sent. All family and friends are
invited to attend.


Attention: To

the friends of

Ms. Ashley

Byrd...
Ms. Byrd will be hosting
her 18th birthday party on
March 16, 2008. The event will
be held at the Women's Center
in Trenton, Fla. From 8:00 p.m.
to 1:00 a.m. for ages 15 and up.
Everyone from Bronson,
Chiefland, Trenton, Williston
and Cross City are invited!
There will be plenty of fun,
food, and music, so please
come out and enjoy the
festivities.
SFor directions, please call
352-221-1363.


Ms. Ashley Byrd


Kenny R. Luzader & Sherry Hayes
SMs. Sherry Hays of Fanning Springs, along with her parents,
:John and Marlene O'Brien of Sumner, Illinois, wish to announce
;fer engagement and approaching marriage to Kenny R. Luzader of
:Fanning Springs.
The wedding is planned for July 7, 2007, with a reception
.immediately following at the Bell Community Center.
Invitations will be sent.


SAmerican Legion
Post 383 To-Host
St. Patrick's
Day Dinner
American Legion Post 383,
i01d Town, FL., (1297 NE 82nd
-.Ave.,) invites members and their
-guests to our St. Patrick's Day
--Dinner on March 17th 2 pm until
:-5 pm. Traditional corned beef
,and cabbage will be served. $5.00
-tickets are on sale now at the
--canteen or at the door. Proceeds
will go to the building fund of the
",Post. Donna Stacy, Nashville
-recording star, will entertainment
.-us during the afternoon party.
SOn March 23rd, the Post will
-have a fish fry with all the
--trimmings. This event is from 5
.:pm to 7 pm, and donations will be
a$5.00 per plate. Entertainment
-:will be provided. Tickets are also
-available for this event at the
:'canteen or at the door.
SWe now have dart games
every Tuesday and Thursday
. nights beginning at 7 pm.
:-Tuesday night is soft tip night and
-Thursday night is hard tip night,
:'and sign up is 6 pm. Tony Green
-,is coordinating this project.
SCarl Miller is still performing
;.on the 1st Thursday night of each
S.month. On Sunday afternoons, we
,_have some "pickin' & grinning" at
,he Post. Anyone who wishes to
.pome out and join in the fun,
-please feel free to do so. All are
.welcome and it starts around 1
' pm. Food and/or snacks provided.
"Stop by the Post every Sunday
morning for $1.00 bloody Marys.
,We have karaoke every Tuesday
:night beginning at 5 pm with Gary
- come out and join in the fun!
The Post invites all of our
SVeterans to come be with us on
-any or all of the above occasions.
-We have an active Post, Auxiliary
:and S.A.L. Squadron. Information
"on membership requirements is
:available by stopping by the Post
-or call 352-542-2021 anytime
from 9 am to 9 pm every day.
Remember our Armed Forces ih
:your thoughts and prayers daily.


I have every sympathy
with the American who
was so horrified by what
he has read of the effects
of smoking that he gave
up reading.
-Lord Conesford
***


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Because you have shared in their lives
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Mr. and Mrs. Paul Charron
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marriage of their daughter
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To
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on Saturday, March 31, 2007
at two o'clock in the afternoon
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5529 NE 52nd Place
Hwy 340
High Springs. Florida
Reception to follow in Church Fellowship Hall
No invitations are being sent
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Events For The Week Of:
March 9th-15th 2007

Medical, Donations & Volunteer
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.
Hospice of North Central
Florida -Haven Hospice needs
volunteers to serve our patients
in the Dixie County area. Call:
Dana Weinfurter 352-493-2333
Poison Hotline a life-saving
national hotline for poison
emergency treatment and advice.
Call: 800-222-1222.
a Stop Addiction Drug
addiction can leave an individual
feeling helpless and out of
control, especially if you are the
family member or friend of an
addict. Narconon Arrowhead
can help. Narconon offers free
counseling, assessments and
referrals to rehabilitation centers
nationwide by calling 1-800-
468-6933 or logging onto
www.stopaddiction.com. Don't
wait until it's too iate. Call
Narconon now!
w Why Spay or Neuter?
This low cost surgery keeps your
animal healthier and helps fight
overpopulation. Millions of cats
and dogs of all ages and breeds
suffer as strays. These strays are
a result of unwanted, unplanned
litters that could have been
prevented by spaying and
neutering. Rarely surviving
more than a few years on their
own, strays die painfully by
starvation, disease, freezing or
being hit by cars. Please Think
responsibly, have your pet
spayed or neutered. Thank You.
ASPCA
Clubs & Organizations
AWANA CLUB-
Meets @ the 1t Baptist Church
every Sunday night AT 6:00-
8:00pm.
Habitat for Humanity
of Suwannee Valley-
Meets the 3rd Monday of every
monthly at 7:30 p.m. at the Good
Shepard Lutheran Church, 2 miles
north of Wal-Mart next to Dakota
Winery off US 19 in Chiefland.
Call 352-463-
7207.http://habitatsuwanneevalley.
org.
Dixie Defenders Camp
# 2086 Sons of Confederate
Veterans meets every 4th Tuesday
at the carriage Inn. Eat at 6pm.
Meeting at 7pm. All invited.
* Community News for 3rd
Week of the month
Another Way, INC Domestic
Violence and Rape Crisis Center
We offer a 24 hr. hotline,
emergency shelter, legal advocacy,
outreach services to assault and
rape. All of our services are free
and confidential. Remember Rape
is a crime...Always Rape Crisis
Hotline 1-866-875-7983
* Dixie County Historical
Society Sale of Dixie County
Historical Material weekly each
Friday at the old-Old Town
School, comer of SR 55A and
CR 349.
* Free Business Assistance -
UINF Small Business
development Center at the
Chamber of Commerce office in
Cross City. Call M-W-F from 9-
12 at 498-5454 to set up an
appointment. Appointments are
every Thursday between 1-4
p.m.
Florida Department Of
Elder Affairs Shine Program
meets every second Thursday
from 9:00am 10:00am @
Cross City Library.
Toll Free Rape & Sexual
Assault Hotline 1-866-875-
7983. A trained staff member
will answer the hotline number
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Meetings & Events
* AL-ANON Family Group
Meetings are held every


Wednesday Evening @ 5:30pm
at the First Methodist Church
in Chiefland.. Call 490-6117


* Board of County
Commissioners 1s Thursday
at 10 a.m. and the 3rd Thursday
at 6 p.m. at the County
Courthouse Commission
meeting room.
Cross-City Town Council -
2nd and 4th Monday of each
month at 7 p.m. at the City Hall.
DAV Auxiliary bingo every
Wednesday, 11 a.m. and
Saturday, 6 p.m. at Veterans Rd.
DAV Bldg. In Cross City.
Dixie County Education
Foundation 3rd Tuesday of
each month at 12 noon. Call:
498-1426.
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. U.S. 19. Doors open at
6 p.m. snacks available. Free
Coffee
MT Olive Cemetery, Inc-
Monthly meeting every last
Tuesday @ Jena Community
Club House 7pm. everyone is
welcome to attend. All ideas and
suggestions are welcome also.
NA Meetings Each Tuesday
at 7 p.m. at the Church of Christ
on Hwy 19 & On Wednesday
@7pm At the Trenton Public
Library. On Hwy 129.
Call: 1-866-623-5776.
Note: PSA 's are published without
cost at the discretion of the Advocate
and provide brief summaries meetings
and events of general public interest. It
is the responsibility of the
organization/entity to provide the
Advocate with accurate information
and timely changes. Information and
changes must be submitted in writing,
either by fax or by e-mail. The Advocate
is not responsible for errors or changes
in submissions.
Pickin' In
The Park
DTRAC will host a
Bluegrass Day at the Jena Park
on Saturday, Mar. 31. Shade
Tree Pickin' begins at 10AM
and pickers are welcome to
join in. The afternoon show
will include Ray Franks and
the Can't Hardly Playboys,
Randy Lewis and the Broken
Stones, Kirk and Robert, Us
Two and You and our own
Steinhatchee
Fishermen beginning at 12:30.
Food will be available on
premises. Admission at gate
is $5.00. Bring your lawn
chairs.
Contact Rush Severance
(386) 965-4426 if you would
like to do some Pickin' and
Rhoda Moehring if you need
information on booths. See
you at the Park.
Turkey Shoot -

March 17
The Suwannee River Shrine
Club will be having a Turkey
Shoot on Saturday, March 17,
2007 between the hours of 9
a.m. and 2 p.m.
Shells will be provided for
20, 16 and 12 gauges for $2.00
per shot.
The public is welcome to
this event. The location is V2
mile East of Fanning Springs,
on SR 26. For more
information call Bobby Heath,
542-9284.


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Distributed Mar 20 & 21
United Christian Services of Dixie County, Inc. will be
distributing U.S.D.A. Commodities in Cross City at United
Christian Service building (CR 351 & NE 210th Ave.) on Tuesday,
Mar. 20 and Wednesday, Mar. 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
We are grateful for this allocation from the United States
Department of Agriculture which helps us feed those in need in our
community.

Paynes Prairie Preserve To Host
Ninth Annual Sawgrass Fiddle Contest
-- Competition for children and teens --
MICANOPY Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, in
partnership with the Friends of Paynes Prairie, will host the ninth
annual Sawgrass Fiddle contest on March 24. The event allows all
young fiddlers, back-up players and music lovers to participate in
entertaining, educational and fun contests for children and teens.
Whether you are a competitor or just sitting back and listening, you
will appreciate the- setting for this nationally certified Old Time
Fiddle Contest. The contest will be held in the Paynes Prairie
pavilions set against a backdrop of natural Florida on the edge of
Lake Wauberg.
Admission to Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, which
includes the event, is $4.00 per vehicle with up to eight passengers.
The program, registration, sponsors, rules and prize information
can be found at http://www.sawgrassfiddle.com.
The event will take place:
9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
March 24, 2007
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
Main Entrance
100 Savannah Blvd. off Hwy 441
Micanopy, FL 32267


Comedy Night

At Lake City

Community

College
LAKE CITY, Fla. -
Comedy Night featuring Owen
Smith and opening act
performed by Ryan Conner
will be presented March 23 at
7 p.m. in the Levy Performing
Arts Center. These featured
comedians are highly popular
on the university and campus
touring circuit in the U.S.
Smith, born in Nassau,
Bahamas, labeled as the

freshest talent in America, as
evidenced by his mass
audience appeal on "Comedy
Central's Premium Blend,"
"NBC's Friday Night," and
"CBS's Star Search," learned
his comedic skills in Chicago,
where he moved after
graduating from Notre Dame
with a finance degree. In 2000
he moved to Los Angeles
where he furthered this career
in various movies and
television shows.
Conner, even though he is
only 25, has developed his
own'unique style while making
a name for himself in the
stand-up comedy world.'O-Tap
Magazine, Washington, D.C.'s
leading entertainment guide,
labeled him a "stand-up
comedy phenon," while
Punchline Magazine describes
him as "unique and extremely
funny."
This show is not suitable
for all ages and the views
expressed are not necessarily
those of the college. General
admission is $5 and tickets will
be sold at the door. For more
information call Judy Turner,
administrative assistant student
services, at (386) 754-4317.




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Dixie Residents
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Services will off FREE civil
legals services to low-income
and other eligible citizens at
the Dixie County Courthouse
on Friday, Mar. 16 from 1:30
p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Areas of practice include:
landlord/tenant, unfair sales
practices, foreclosure,
contracts, social security,
Medicaid / Medicare, living
and legal wills, and family law
(limited).
Please call 1-800-495-0039
to schedule an appointment.

Tea For Two...

And More
LAKE CITY, Fla. Lake
City Community College will
be honoring the Columbia
County Outstanding Women's
Organization of the Year on
March 21 at the second annual
"Tea" to be held at 2:30 p.m.
in the Barney E. McRae Jr
M.D. Medical Technology
Building 103.
Bring your favorite tea cup
and share in the desserts
prepared by the Florida
Association of Community
College's LCCC chapter at this
celebration in honor of
Women's History Month.


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The First District will hold their annual reunion on Saturday,
Mar. 24 at the 1st District Community House on SR 349.
We will gather at 11:00 a.m. and start serving at 12:00 noon.
Please bring your favorite covered dish and/or best dessert.
As always this special event promises to be a day filled with
great food and great fellowship. Hope to see you there!

Meeting Notice
Healthy Start of North Central Florida Board Meeting will be
held Thursday, Mar. 15, 2:00 p.m. at the WellFlorida Council
Conference Room, Gainesville, FL.
The public is invited. Please call Celia Paynter at 352-313-
6500, ext 118 if you need additional information.

Meeting Notice
The JROTC Torch Club will hold their next meeting on
Monday, Mar. 19 beginning at 6:30 p.m. All members and
prospective members are encouraged to come.

SVP To Present "Once

Upon A Mattress"
Suwannee Valley Players announces its upcoming production of
ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, a Musical Comedy in Two Acts,
Music by Mary Rodgers, Lyrics by Marshall Barer, based on the
story of the "Princess and the Pea", and sponsored by Drummond
Community Bank.
The story:
Winifred, the moat-swimming princess, is the 13th prospective
hope for happiness for Prince Dauntless. His mother, Queen
*Aggravain, creates impossible tests for each girl, so no one is
qualified to marry her son. Meanwhile, no one else at court can
marry until Dauntless does. The King, being under a curse of
silence, is of no help at all. A passing minstrel, the King, the jester
and a desperate lady-in-waiting devise a 'plan' to help Winifred
pass the test, and break the curse on the King. But will things go
the way they plan?
(NOTE: OPENING WEEKEND IS CHANGED TO MARCH
15th.) Performances will be held two consecutive weekends,
Thursday through Sundays, March 15-18, 22-25, 2007, Thursdays
through Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. The
first Thursday is a special Student/Srs Night, at $1 off regular price
for all seniors over 55 and all students with a valid ID.
Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $8.00 for students and children
over five years of age. All children under five are admitted free,
but may have to sit in a lap. Productions are held at the Chief
Theatre, 25 E. Park Avenue, Chiefland.
For more information contact Suwannee Valley Players at email:
SVPlayers@aol.com, leave a message at the theatre at: ph: 352-
493-ARTS or contact director, Mary Kelly at 352-375-8206.

DIXIE DISTRICT SCHOOLS

LUNCH MENU
MONDA Y- MARCH19
Breakfast Choice of Cereal, French Toast Stix, Fruit & Milk.
Lunch Chili w/Crackers or Corn Dog, Carrot Coins w/ Ranch
dip, Cinnamon Roll, Chilled Fruit. & Milk.
TUESDAY, MARCH 20
Breakfast Choice of Cereal, Toast or Ham & Cheese Omelet,
Fruit & Milk.
Lunch Taco w/Lettuce, Tomato & Cheese or Deli Ham on Bun
w/Trimmings, Steamed Corn, Chilled Fruit & Milk.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH21
Breakfast Choice of Cereal, Toast or Cheese Grits Fruit & Milk.
Lunch Chicken Nuggets w/BBQ Sauce or Sloppy Joe on Bun,
French Fries, Fruit Juice & Milk.
THURSDAY, MARCH 22
Breakfast Choice of Cereal, Toast or Warm Honey Bun, Fruit &
Milk.
Lunch Oven Fried Chicken w/Hot Roll or Tuna salad w/Bread,
Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Green Beans, Chilled Fruit & Milk.
FRIDAY-MARCH23
Breakfast Choice of Cereal, Toast or Cinnamon Biscuit, Fruit &
Milk.
Lunch Pizza or Manager's Choice, Fresh Garden Salad w/
Ranch Dressing or Hot Veggie, Fruit Juice & Milk.




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"FIRES"
Continued from page 1A
into the living room where he was and discovered the back wall of
the room where their air conditioner was located was in flames.
Eguigurems told fire officials she had tried to put the fire out,
but then the curtain caught on fire. At that point she ran out of the
home.
IEguigurems panicked when she realized that she had left their
five Chihuahua dogs were trapped in the bedroom. After the fire
was put out, three of the pups were found to have perished in the
flames. However, two have not been found and the family hopes
they may have gotten out and then ran. One, named Pixie and the
other Rascal. Both are black and tan in color and have blue
collars. If you have seen them, please call 352-542-8856. You can
also call that number if you wish to help the Eguigurems who were
without insurance and lost everything.
Shortly after working the Eguigurems fire, a 911 call was made
for help with a brush fire off Teriko Road on 467 Ave. in the
Forest Hills Subdivision.
SKarl Nelly, owner of the property, had built a pit fire and was
burning when the winds picked up, spreading the fire, dangerously
close to his home. Fire fighters were also concerned with a
number of other homes that were in the same cul de sac.
Dixie County's Division Chief of Fire Services Darian Brown
was at the scene and noted that while we have had rain this month,
the low humidity levels we've been experiencing have produced a
"tender box" in our yards, fields and wooded areas. Brown stated
that even though we are not under a burn ban, he suggests that
folks wait to burn when conditions are more suitable.
,Minutes after the fire was contained at the Nelly home, another
call- was sent out to a mobile home off SR 349 north. The single-
wide was home to Frankie and Kim Enfinger and their four
children.
Kim Enfinger stated that she had left for a while and when she
returned she saw smoke pouring out of the bathroom window. She
went to go inside through the back door, but the smoke was too
heavy, so she left to get help.
Jody Stephenson and several others began to put the fire out
prior to the fire crews arriving. Once the crews began to work on
the blaze the fire was contained, saving the structure. However the
back half of the home was destroyed.
The State Fire Marshall's Office was called in to, investigate the
blaze that appeared to have started in the bedroom area.
Donations for the Enfinger Family are being taken at
Stephenson's Septic Service and at the Stephenson 349 Express.
You may call 542-8659 or Karen Kight at 542-7181 for more
information on how you can help.
The North Central Florida Chapter of the American Red Cross
visited both the Eguigrems and Enfingers on Thursday to evaluate
their needs and work with helping them. Both families expressed
their thanks to the Red Cross.

"LAWSUIT"
Continued from page 1A
represented more than a dozen displays on government property
that include the Ten Commandments. Most recently, Liberty
Counsel prevailed in cases at the Sixth and Seventh Circuit Courts
of Appeal against challenges brought by the ACLU.
In 2005 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a 6-foot granite
monument displayed on the state capitol grounds in Austin, Texas,
was constitutional. Citing the Supreme Court case, the Eighth
Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a stand-alone Ten Commandment
monument in a city park, in a 11-2 ruling against the ACLU.
Mathew D. Staver, Founder of Liberty Counsel and Dean of
Liberty University School of Law, commented, "Dixie County is
not establishing a religion by allowing.a private company to place
a monument in a location where similarly donated monuments may
be, placed. The Ten Commandments are universally recognized as
symbolic of the law and are appropriate for display in courthouses


and similar settings. Public display of the Commandments is
consistent with our nation's history and with the First Amendment.
There are more than 50 depictions of the Ten Commandments in
the U.S. Supreme Court, and there have been thousands of displays
throughout the country for many years."


"MURDER"
Continued from page IA
before and witnesses stated
they had seen Iwo white males
assault the victim and then
leave the party with the him in
the back of their truck.
A description of the truck
and the two suspects was
dispatched to law enforcement
officers and at approximately
10:00 p.m., a deputy spotted a
truck weaving back and forth
across the roadway while
traveling on SR 349N. Both
the description of the truck and
the two men in the vehicle
matched the BOLO (be on the
lookout) that had been issued
and at that point law
enforcement officers stopped
the vehicle on 349N near
GatorGas.
The driver of the vehicle,
Trevor Jay Schrider, 29, was
arrested and charged with DUI,
Driving While License
Suspended/Revoked,
Premeditated Murder,
Aggravated Battery, and
Tampering With Evidence. It
was also discovered that
Schrider had two outstanding
warrants in Licking County,
Ohio, where he is a suspect in
an attempted murder case.
His passenger, Larry Lewis
Bouchard, 50, of Old Town,
was charged with Premeditated
Murder, Aggravated Battery
and Tampering With Evidence.
Both men were taken to the
Dixie County Jail. They
received first appearance on
Monday, March 12, by Judge
Fred Koberlein, and were
denied bond.
Sheriff Hatcher stated that
investigators served search
warrants the following day
(Monday) at several locations
where the two men had been
staying and were able to
retrieve and take into custody
evidence that will be utilized in
the case against the two
suspects. He also stated that
the FDLE Crime Lab returned
to Dixie County on Monday
and processed the pickup truck
that Schrider was driving.
recovering additional evidence
that will be used to prosecute


the case.
An autopsy performed on
the victim revealed that the
preliminary cause of death was
blunt force trauma. The name
of the victim had been
withheld pending positive
identification and family
notification until late Tuesday.
The victim, Howard Lee
Palmerton, was positively
identified through fingerprints.
Sheriff Hatcher stated, "I
can't say enough about how
the employees of the Dixie
County Sheriff's office pulled
together when this major crime
occurred. This was truly a
team effort. In less than twelve
hours from the time the body
was discovered, we were able
to place the suspects in
custody." Hatcher added, "I
would also like to thank the
FDLE, FWC, Dixie County
dive team and the witnesses
that came forward to help us
solve this crime."
Hatcher also stated that the
entire department sends their
sympathy to the Palmerton
family.


Licking County has placed
a hold on Schrider, but they
will not be able to extradite
him to until the Dixie County
case is completed.
Should anyone have any
information concerning this
case you are asked to please
contact the Dixie County
Sheriffs Office at (352) 498-
1220.

"FHP"
Continued from page 1A
Mar. 11 at approximately 2:15
a.m. at the home of Neil E.
Hurst, 48, located on SE 710th
Street. The report stated that
Janet R. Hurst, 47, of Old
Town, drove to Neil Hurst's
yard, stopping in the front
yard. When he approached
Janet Hurst, they began to
argue. At one point Janet
Hurst allegedly struck and then
rolled over Neil Hurst with her
truck as he stood in front of her
vehicle.
The victim was taken to
Shands UF and as of press
time, listed in critical
condition.
Charges are pending
further investigation, and
include results of a blood
alcohol count on the driver,
Janet Hurst.


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Congratulations, Shauna. We are very proud of you. Keep
smiling and dreaming and you can accomplish anything.
We Love You!
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New Prospect Baptist News
What a beautiful day we had Sunday, with clear blue skies,
moderate temperatures, and the opportunity once again to spend
time worshiping our Heavenly Father! Our choir did a fine job in
both services, followed by Bro. Billy, who artfully brought the
needed messages which God had in store for us. There is no better
place to be than in God's house, always.
We look forward to our Fellowship Supper Wednesday
evening, at which lime we will also be hosting our Suwannee River
Fair and Livestock Show participants with supper. On Sunday,
March 18th, there will be a Youth Rally, entitled "Night Thing," at
the First Baptist Church, 6:00 P.M. We are also participating in
the American Cancer Society's "Relay For Life," which will be
coming up May 4-5th.
Once again, we were very pleased to have visitors Sunday...we
look forward to our visitors anytime! Have a good week and, once
again, we urge you to be praying for our President and other
leaders, our military, and all the people on the various church
prayer lists...may God bless you.

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March Madness!
The Cross City Church of God Youth Group will be holding a
3 On 3 basketball tournament on Mar. 24 at the Dixie County High
School Gymnasium. This will help to fund their trip to SonFest in
Orlando.
There will be a tournament for ages 13-18 and 19+. The
entrance fee will be $20 per team.
There will be a first place prize given in both categories and the
tournament will end with a "bragging rights" game between both
winners.
'Please contact Robbie Edge at (352) 498-3280 or (352) 35.9-
8033 for more information. The tournament deadline for entries is
Mar. 17. Come support the Youth Group and have a great time!


Class Of 1991 Card Of Thanks.
I want to send out a very special "THANK YOU" to Ronda
Berry for hosting such a WONDERFUL class reunion! It was ah
honor and a privilege to be able to attend, and I am very thankfill
for the opportunity. A lot of us graduated kindergarten together
and then 6th grade, but after the river flooded at the end of our 8th
grade year, I moved from school to school every year it seemed.
But I have always felt DIXIE was my home, my family! .
I had forgot that I had quit school a few weeks before
graduation over in Gainesville in May of 91', and thanks to Sherri
who helped "jar" my memory, I had wondered why I had enrolled
in school here in January of 1992 which I left in February. Also,
thank you to Tracy, Jodi, Laura, Sherri, and Amy for all the hard
work y'all put in to pull it off! I had a BLAST!!!
Thank you again, RONDA and the Class of 1991!
Gina Nobles (Wuenstel)


Keeping your body
healthy is an expression
of gratitude to the whole
cosmos-the trees, the
clouds, everything.
Thich Nhat Hanh
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The Word Made Flesh
"Mark, Number, and
Name of the Beast"
Continued from last week.
The carnal nature in you (beast
mind) is carried in the WINDS OF
THE SPIRIT BY SIX WINGS.
But, only three of these wings are
recognized in the number of the
beast. All religious ideas and
opinions that are not the truth
come in these winds. Coming out
of these winds is the great voice of
the eternal God. Out of the same
winds David saw the Lord coming
"...upon the wings of the wind."
(2 Samuel 22:11). Let us keep in
mind; SIX is used in the scriptures
by the Holy Spirit of God to
denote in completion. The reason
for the THREE SIXES being used
is to show God's great Holy Spirit

moving in the earth. They also
show the figure SIX that Satan is
using to show himself in. We are
looking at the FGURE "3". We
must clearly understand than the
mark of the beast is not the name
of the beast and the name of the
beast is not the number of the
beast. There are three parts here:
the Mark, the NUMBER, and the
NAME of the beast. You can be
under the power of any of the
three and not know it. You can
have the mark in you and be under
the influence of this mark and not
recognize the name and the
number. You can be under the
influence of the power of the name
and not know that the mark is still
working its power in you. You can
be under the power of the THREE
SIXES and not know what the
mark and name are. When we can
rightfully count the number of the
beast, we will come to the full
understanding that it is the number
of a man and his NUMBER IS
SIX HUNDRED THREE SCORE
AND SIX. If you say the mark is
6-6-6 and it all of it, you would be
in error of what the scripture
teaches. This beast does not put
the mark on you, nor does he put
the name on you, he blinds you so
that you can't count the complete
number of him. He causeth all
(through unbelief of the Holy
Scriptures) to receive a MARK in
the right hand, or in their forehead,
so they cannot buy or sell. Our
RIGHT HAND symbolizes your
strength spiritually and your
power to use it, and your
FOREHEAD symbolizes your
ability to thlnk and move
according to the working of your
mind. Please read Rev. 13:16-17.
Continued next week... I come
not in my name but in the name of
Christ Jesus.


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DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY,MARCH 15, 2007


Obituaries


Joseph Wright Birchfield, Sr.
Joseph Wright Birchfield, Sr. of Horseshoe Beach passed away
Sunday, March 11, 2007 at the VA Hospital in Gainesville. Mr.
Birchfield was 86 years old. He was a member of the New
Beginnings Church in Horseshoe Beach. He served in the U.S.
Army during WWII and loved to fly, was a member of former
Vice President and Treasurer of the Gyrocopter Association.
He is survived by his wife, Maxine Birchfield of Horseshoe
Beach; son, Joseph Wright Birchfield Jr. of Cross City; stepsons,
Thomas Burnett, and Ken Burnett, both of Cross City and Jeffrey
Burnett of Deltona; 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 15, 2007 at 11
a.m. at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home in Cross City with Rev.
Sammy Corbin officiating. Burial will follow at the Cross City
Cemetery. A visitation will be held Wednesday, March 14, 2008
between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m.
-Arrangements have been placed under the care of the Rick
Gooding Funeral Home, US Hwy 19, Cross City, FL (352) 498-
5400.

Nancy Geneal Brock
Nancy Geneal Brock of Cross City passed away Friday, March
9, 2007 at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville.
She was 64 years old. Geneal moved to Dixie County from Raiford
in t973. She was a member of Lydia Baptist Church. Geneal was
dedicated to her family and a loved, mother and grandmother. Mrs.
Brock worked with the Dixie County Tax Collectors office for 10
years.
'She is survived by her husband of 42 years, James Varise (JV)
Brock; mother, Eva Skeen of Live Oak;.son, Garlon Trevor Brock
of Lake Charles, LA; daughter, Nancy Trashd Brock Wales of
Cross City; brother, Harold David Keen of Live Oak; sisters,
JoAnn Carmichael and Jackie Carmichael both of Suwannee
County; 4 grandchildren, Jamie, Brandon, Garrett and Gage.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 12, 2007 at I1 a.m.
at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dean Webb
officiating. Burial followed at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Mayo.
A visitation was held Sunday, March 11, 2007 between the hours
of 4 and 6 p.m.
Arrangements were placed under the care of Rick Gooding
Funeral Home, US Hwy 19, Cross City (352) 498-5400.

William Randel Grant, Sr.
William Randel Grant, Sr. of Steinhatchee passed away
Sunday, March 11, 2007 at his home. He wa's 46 years old.
William was a member of the Suwannee River Baptist Church in
Old-Town.
He is survived by his wife, Susan Grant of Steinhatchee;
:mother Mary Elizabeth Grant of Steinhatchee; sons, William Grant
7Jr.:of Old Town and James Grant of Steinhatchee: daughter, Mary
Grant of Steinhatchee; sisters, Lillian Henderson and Judy Thomas
boih of Cross City; and 4 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at 2
p.m. at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home in Cross City with Rev.
Bobby Lindsey officiating. Burial followed at Waters Memorial
Ceriietery in Steinhatchee. A visitation was held -on Tuesday.
March 13, 2007.
-Arrangements were placed under the care of thie Rick Gooding
Funeral Home, US Hwy 19, Cross City. 352-49~S-58.1- .

Ed Haston
Gerald Edward Haston 63, of Jena passed away Tuesday,
:March 6, 2007 at his home.
Mr. Haston served in Vietnam with the United States Army.
He was born of Henry Taylor Haston and Corida Lou Haston.
He was preceded in death by
.his father.
He is survived by his
:mother Cordia L. Haston;
companion Evelyn; sons, .
Duane (LeAnn), Gerald (JR),
:Gavin and Bobby; daughters,
Jill (Marshall), Carman (Doug),
Angela (Jeffrey) and Jennifer;
grandchildren, Hannah,
Christina, Olivia, Taylor, f
Austin, Zachary, Baby, Bianca,
Whitney, JC, Nathan, Wyatt,
Dakota, Stephen and Jordan; .
uncles, George, Jim, Dee Gerald Edward Haston
(Janey), Lee (Ruth), Elwood
(Louise), Frank (Joella); aunts, Joene (Ralph), Arva L. (Richard),
Elsie (Henry), and Lina, Flossie and Barbara.
SHe was laid to rest at Hamilton Memorial Gardens,
'Chattanooga, TN and a Memorial was placed at Mt. Olive
Cemetery, Jena, Florida.

SMelva Mae Johnson
Melva Mae Johnson of Cross City passed away, Wednesday,
-March 7, 2007 at North Florida Medical Center. She was 94 years
old.
She is survived by her sons, Winford Johnson of Horseshoe
Beach and Merriett Johnson of Talmidge, OH; grandchildren,
Milford Johnson, Bonnie Chance, Linda Gale, Randy Johnson,
Veranda Sutton, Pamela Warner, and Robert Johnson; and many
:great and great-great grandchildren.
Mrs. Johnson was buried at Butler Cemetery in Horseshoe
Beach.
: Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding
.Funeral Home, US Hwy 19, Cross City, (352) 498-5400.

A Special Message To P.D...
P.D., I know we're going through a difficult time and all with
the baby, but I want you to know that I love you and always will
love you; and I'll love this baby. You are the world to me.
Love always,
Cal

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Memorial Service To Be Held

For Alberta Elaine Tomlinson
A memorial service will be held for Alberta Elaine Tomlinson
Saturday March 24, 2007 at 2 p.m. at Countryside Chapel with
Rev. John Lunsford officiating. Tomlinson passed away February
22, 2007. She was 89. Arrangements are under the care of Knauff
Funeral Hlome, Chiefland, FL.

"Facing the Giants" To Show

March 16 at Bronson Baptist
The First Baptist Church of Bronson will show the movie
"Facing the Giants" at 7pm on Friday, March 16. Our church is
located right in the heart of Bronson on Alt US 27 next to the court
house. This is a perfect family movie based on the ups and downs
of football and life. In his six years of coaching, Grant Taylor has
never had a winning season. Coach Taylor has lost hope in his
battle against fear and failure. Come see what happens next...
Please invite family and friends and let's pack the house. If you
have any questions you may contact Juanita at 339-0747.

Revival With Judy Taylor

March 25th At Rising Faith

In Christ Ministries
Evangelist Judy Taylor will be in revival with Raising Faith in
Christ Ministries Mar. 25-28 in Chiefland. She has ministered
worldwide and the Lord has now commissioned her to this area.
On March 25 Sunday services will be held at 11:00 a.m. and'
6:00 p.m. at Rising Faith Sanctuary located next to JC Penney
Catalog Store, Hwy 19 Main Street. The services on March 26-28
will be held at the Tommy Usher Pineland Center, Hwy 345
(Cedar Key Hwy.) at 7:00 p.m.
For more information please contact Pastor Andrea Knuckles at
352-535-7712.


In Memory of


Judson Wayne Walker
"Gooch"
January 25, 1989- March 11, 2006
It's been a year since
you left us.
The year has been long and
lonely without you with us.
You were our joy and
inspiration. Your friends, my
friends and our faith in
knowing we can and shall
spend eternity together in
heaven has sustained us.
We can only imagine what
a wonderful year you have
had. We cannot put into words
how much we love and miss
you. But we can close our eyes
and see your smile. Keep
smiling and continue to watch
over each of us until
we meet again.
Our love always,
Daddy & Family

In Memory Of

Vincent Days


Happy Birthday
March 10
Gone, yet not forgotten.
Although we are apart your
spirit lives within me; forever
in my heart...
Love,
Your Sister Pleshett


Let's
Pray
For
Peace


American

Legion News
Last Saturday, Mar. 10, the
Fourth District meeting was held
at Dunnellon Post 58, with Fourth
District Commander, Ray Hall,
presiding over the meeting Post
91 Commander, Bill Dampier and
the Post Adjutant, Bob Bennett,
represented Trenton's Post 91.
Post 149 Commander, Charlie
Fidler (also Fourth District Judge
Advocate) along with Jim Ramos
and Wayne Gravely, the Fourth
District Vice-Commanders and
Legionnaire Sylvia Fidler,
represented Post 149 in Newberry.
Fourth District Sergeant-at-
Arms. Marie Kramer (also
Commander of Post 166 in
Homosassa Springs), reminded
those present about flag etiquette
and what right and proper in
display and use of our Nation's
flag. There are some politicians
and others that forget what respect
to the Colors is when they are
campaigning for votes. It is not
always the politician, but their
advertisements that are improper
and it is up to all of us to make
sure the flag is not disgraced.
Fourth District Vice-
Commander, Jim Ramos showed
excerpts from an American Legion
DVD concerning membership,
with ideas from all around the US,
with Legionnaires from other
states telling what has worked for
them in their membership
recruiting and retaining members.
The presentation was quite
interesting and informative. Jim is
also the Department of Florida
Chairman of Children and Youth.
and he spoke
briefly about the program and
reminded us that April is Children
and Youth Month.
The Northern Area Ball is in
Lake City at Post 57 (on US-441,
just south of the city) and
will be April 21, 2007, beginning
at 6:30 PM aridgoing until. -


Area Churches To Hold A

Community Prayer Service

On March 17th At The

Dixie County Courthouse
On National Prayer Day the Shofar was blown and the voice of
God went forth. When you hear the Shofar it demands a response,
it represents the assembling of an army, it represents the breaking
and tearing down of strongholds; that day it happened!
God is saying to His children; now it is time to awake out of
your sleep and slumber...your heritage, your character, your
standards are on trial now. This is what the Ten Commandment
stand for, what is right and what is wrong!
In Ezekiel 36:26-28 it says...A new heart also will I give you,
and a new spirit will I put within you and I will take away the
stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you a heart of flesh.
And I will put my spirit within you and cause you to walk in my
statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments and do them. And ye
shall dwell in the land that I gave to your fathers, and ye shall be
my people, and I will be your God.
In Nehemiah 4:20...In the place therefore ye hear the sound of
the trumpet, resort ye thither unto us. Our God shall fight for us.
Please join us, along with area churches on Mar 17 on the
steps of the Dixie County Courthouse at 10:30 a.m. as we pray
for the keeping of the Ten Commandment monument. In prayer, all
things are possible!
Behold The Tabernacle Of God
Rev. 21:3 "Heaven And Hell"
Continued from last week. Among the newcomers was a preacher,
who when he heard these things from his associates, said with an inflamed
voice, "What has faith to do with the understanding?" The angels replied,
"What is faith without the understanding, but a blind faith?" Suddenly
then the little flame fell down from the top of the preacher's head upon his
shoe and shone there a little while. After this the angels asked the
novitiates what further they had thought from their faith, concerning the
consummation of the age and what they still thought. They replied, "We
had thought of the destruction of the universe, both heaven and earth;
since we read that heaven and earth should be destroyed, and it was said
that they should pass away in smoke." The angels then inquired, "What
heaven and what earth; the heaven and earth of the natural world or of the
spiritual-world? There are also heaven .and earth here, heaven where the
angels are, and lands upon which they dwell." At this novitiates
responded, "What is this? Perhaps you are joking? Are not angels spirit?
What is a spirit but a breath of wind? And where is this breath? Does it not
fly about in the atmospheric heaven, and go even to the stars?" The angels
then replied, "You are now in the spiritual world, and as yet you know no
otherwise than that you are in the natural world. Here heaven, where the
angels are, is above your head, and hell, where the devils and satans are, is
under your feet. Is not the soil, upon which you and we stand, earth?
Stamp it with your feet and know." But at this, because it was foreign to
previously conceived ideas, they wondered greatly; yet, because they were
in enlightenment, from the little flames upon their heads, they listened
willingly to the discourse of the angles, and comprehended the truths they
uttered. The angels asked further, "In what manner did you believe that the
destruction of your world would take place?" They said, "By fire, about
which we have believed and prophesied many things; some of us, that
flames from heaven would be cast down everywhere upon the earth, as
they were upon the sons of Aaron and upon the burnt offering of Elijah;
some that the fire of the sun would be let loose, would break froth, and set
the universe on fire; some that the central fire of the earth would break the
crust round about it, and hurl itself forth everywhere, as it does form the
fire vomiting mountains, Afina, Vesuviun and Hecla; some, that a great
comet would invade the atmosphere of the earth, and would set it on fire
with the flame of its tail, some have said that he universe would not perish
by fire, but would go to ruin, and fall to pieces, as does a house from age.
When the angels had heard these things they said to one another, "0 what
simplicity! arising only from utter ignorance of the spiritual world and of
the angels, and of their heavens and earth, and also from utter ignorance of
the internal or spiritual sense of the Word!" Continued next week...I come
not in my name, but in the name of Christ Jesus.


Trenton's Post 91 will hold
the regular monthly meeting
tonight, Thursday, March 15, and
it will be the American Legion
88th Birthday Celebration. There
will be the Donation Dinner from
5:30 until 6:45. and it will be
corned beef and cabbage in honor
of Saint Patrick's Day on
Saturday. Come out early for the
meeting and enjoy dinner and
conversation with friends and
fellow Legionnaires and Auxiliary
members from Post 91 and their
guests. Bring friends and
neighbors with you, the dinner is
open to everyone. Then plan to
stay for the meeting and hear what
Post 91 is planning for the future.
Remember our Armed Forces


all around the world, each day in
your thoughts ard prayers, and
here at home, watch over our
Legionnaires, veterans, widows
and the families of those called to
active duty in service to America,
helping out however and
whenever we can. Also remember
those young men from the ALERT
Academy who helped out around
here some weeks back.
For God and Country, Wayne
Gravely, Post 149

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When anger rises, think
of the consequences.
-Confucius
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Church of jwaikw ym
Your Choice n
This Sunday


WANTED
CITIZEN
OBSERVATION '
PATROL (Gold Diaimonds
C. O. P.
VOLUNTEERS .tR ir,
'For information call JryRpa
either of the following O tm! i
phone numbers:
542-9197; 542-1005; O:(. '
542-8977 or 498-0418. ...


Christopher Corbin Celebrates Birthday

j Our Dearest Chris,
S[ As you celebrate this birthday, we look

with you. We love your kind heirt and
wonderful smile. May all the good things in
l. life come your way and all your hopes and
dreams come true.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
We Love Your Very Much,
PaPa & Granny Corbin








DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2007


LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

RICHARD L. HARPER
46006 BAY CREST DRIVE
TAMPA, FL 33615

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.: 078
MAY 23, 2002

Description of Property:

Parcel No. 04-10-12-0000-1750-0000

4 10 12 BG NE CR E Y OF SW % RN W
645.5 FT S 1150 FOR POB RN E 105 FT
-S 50 FT W 105 FT N 50 FT TO POB BY
CONTRACT-1981.

Subject to the restrictions of record.

:NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED

JIM BAKER
C/O CONSTANCE ELKINS THOMAS
5108 RAGSDALE DR. APT. T-101
PALATKA, FL 32077

WARNING: Said property being in the
County of Dixie, State of Florida. Unless
suchh certificate shall be redeemed
'according to law the property described in
,such certificate shall be sold to the
Shiqhest bidder at the Dixie County
'Courthouse on April 24, 2007 at 11:00
A.M.

'February 16,2007

Dana D. Johnson,
Clerk of Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628
Candace L. Corbin, Deputy Clerk
9-12
LEGAL NOTICE

I, Travis Jackson Neeley, Sr., will no longer
be responsible for debts incurred by
anyone other than myself.
February 27, 2007
Travis Jackson Neeley, Sr.


LEGAL NOTICE


Notice of Proposed Aqency Action

The Department of Environmental
Protection gives Notice of its Intent to grant
a variance pursuant to Section 120.542,
Florida Statues (FS) to Dixie County for the
Dixie County Transfer Station. The
variance is from Rule 62-701.710(3)(b),
Florida Administrative Code (FAC) which
requires that waste processing facilities be
designed with a leachate control system,
and from Rule 62-701.710(4)(c)2, FAC,
which requires that waste processing
facilities have at least one trained spotter
on duty at all times that waste is received.

A person whose substantial interests are
affected by the Department's proposed
agency action may petition for an
administrative proceeding (hearing) under
Sections 120.569 and 120.57 of the Florida
Statutes. The requirements for filing a
petition relating to the proposed variance
are the same as those relating to the
proposed permit, except that the petition
must be filed (received) within 21 days of
receipt of this notice in the office of
General Counsel of the Department at
3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail
Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-
3000.
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LEGAL NOTICE

REQUEST FOR BIDS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that in
accordance with F.S. 287.055 the
Consultant's Competitive Negotiation Ace
(CCNA), the Town of Horseshoe Beach,
Florida will be accepting sealed bids which
irill be received until 4:00 p.m. on
Thursday, April 5, 2007 at the City Hall,
Town of Horseshoe Beach, 18 5Ae Avenue
East, Horseshoe Beach, Florida 32648 for
!he following:

Bid No. 001.2206
Town of Horseshoe Beach Repavinq;
2nd Avenue West to 61t Avenue West

Bids will be opened at the Town of
Horseshoe Beach Council Meeting on
Thursday, April 5, 2007, City Hall, Town of
Horseshoe Beach, 18 51h Avenue East,
Horseshoe Beach, Flbrida 32648, in the
presence o e of the City Clerk and Town
Council Members.

The opened bids will be read aloud,
examined for conformance to
*specifications, tabulated, and preserved in
the custody of the Town of Horseshoe
Beach.

;Bids WILL NOT be valid unless received
iby the bid deadline and in a sealed
envelope marked "Sealed Bid, bid No. 001-
'2206; Town of Horseshoe Beach
,Repaving; 2nd Avenue West to 6"1 Avenue
West" to be received until 4:00 p.m. on
Thursday, April 5, 2007.

'nvelopes will be mailed or delivered in
person to the above address, Plans and
specifications may be obtained, at a non-
refundable cost of SEVENTY-FIVE
,DOLLARS AND NO CENTS ($75.00), and
questions answered at Stone Joca &
Associates, Inc., ,located at 7400
Baymeadows Way, Suite 220,
Jacksonville, Florida 32256.

'The Town reserves the right to waive
formalities in any bid, to reject any or all
bids with or without cause, including the
lack of availability to adequate funds,
regulatory agency requirements ,and/or to
accept the bid that, in its judgment, will be
in the best interest of the Town.
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LEGAL NOTICE

Special Meeting Notice

Horseshoe Beach Town Council will. be
holding a special meeting with Florida
Communities Trust to discuss the Marina
Project. The meeting will be held at the
Horseshoe Beach Town Hall on March
15', 2007, 4:30 P.M.

The public is invited to attend.
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LEGAL NOTICE

Invitation to Bid

The Dixie County Board of County
Commissioners is soliciting bids for
repaving projects as follows:

1. SE 34th Ave. aka Ottis Brannin Road
(that portion lying outside the Cross City
Limits)
2. SE 303 Street (that portion that is
currently unpaved.
3. NE 521 Street aka Rilla Lord Road
4. SE 375 Street aka Hollis Chewning
Road

The scope of the NE 521 Street project is
to repave a width of 18 feet with a 1 inch
leveling course and a 1 inch travel surface
treatment with a # 9.5 hot asphalt mix.

The scope of SE 303 Street, SE 34th Ave.
and SE 375 Street is to provide 165
Lbs./square yard 1.5 inches of # 9.5 hot
asphalt mix compacted to no less than
1.25 inches maintaining 18 feet in width

Bidders are requested to bid each street
separately.

The Dixie County Board of County
Commissioners reserves the right to reject
any and all bids if in the best interests of
the County.

Sealed Bids will be received in the office of
the Dixie County Commission at 214 NE
351 HWY Suite H or may be mailed to P.O.
Box 2600 Cross City, FL.32628-2600 until
5 P.M. on April 4th 2007. Bids will be
opened and read aloud during the BCC
Meeting at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday April
5th, 2007.

Any Questions may be directed to County
Coordinator Arthur Bellot at 352-498-1426.

Dixie County is an EEO and a Drug Free
Workplace
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LEGAL NOTICE

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES

Notice is hereby given that Dixie County
Board of County Commissioners (County)
is soliciting a statement of qualifications
from firms interested in providing
Engineering services to the County. This
solicitation shall be part of the Consultants
Competitive Negotiation Act process as
mandated in F. S. 287.055 and Dixie
County's Purchasing Policy. The services
that are required may include, but are not
limited to: planning, roadway design,
surveying, testing, cost estimating,
permitting, construction management and
construction observation.

Applicant firms shall be a duly licensed and
certified Florida engineering firm.
Applicant firms should be experienced in
county level highway transportation
projects. Applicant firms should
demonstrate their experience in
successfully dealing with all federal and
state agencies, specifically including the
FDOT, FDEP and SRWMD.


NOTICES


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179 NE 35 Hwy P.O. Box 670
Cross City, FL 32628

Ph. (352) 498-3328

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(NAPS)--Ifyou need conve-
nient, great-tasting meal solu-
tions, try some of the appeal-
ing, new fiozen food selections
in the "cool" aisles of your local
grocery store.
Frozen foods have come a
long way in providing not
only conve-nience but vari-
ety, quality, nutrition and
great-tasting choices-from
complete dinners ready to
heat and eat, to side dishes,
snacks, juices and desserts.
Foods destined for the
freezer are selected at the
peak of freshness and flavor
and quickly frozen, main-
taining their quality and vi-
tamin content without chem-
ical preservatives.
March is National Frozen
Food Month and a great time
to try these delicious, nutri:
tious foods. Also, try this
scrumptious meal-easy
enough to prepare for a fam-
ily midweek meal; elegant
enough for weekend dinner
guests.

Grilled Rosemary
Salmon With Vegetables

4 frozen salmon fillets
(approx. 6 oz. each)
1 Tbsp. fresh rosemary
1 Tbsp. chopped garlic
% cup oil
% cup orange juice
1 pkg. frozen mixed
vegetables
Salt and pepper to
taste

Thaw salmon according
to package directions.
Place in marinade of rose-
mary, garlic, oil and orange
juice for 2 hours before
grilling.
Prepare vegetables ac-
cording to package
directions.
Prepare barbecue
(medium-high heat).
Sprinkle salmon with salt
and pepper. Grill approx-
imately 5 minutes per side
(until opaque in center).
Serve on bed of
vegetables.

People don't have to like
or support you, so you
always have to say thank
you.
-Ruben Studdard


All RFQs must be in writing and delivered
by hand or Fed Ex to the Dixie County
Board of County Commissioners Office,
214 NE 351 Hwy, Suite H, Cross City, FL
32628 OR mailed to Dixie County Board of
County Commissioners, P. O. Box 2600,
Cross City, FL 32628-2600, and must be
received by 11.00 a.m., Monday, April 2,
2007. Only proposals received by the
aforestated time and date will be
considered. All proposals shall be labeled
"RFQ- Road Engineering Services, Dixie
County, Florida." One original and five
copies of the submittal are required. The
submittals should consist of all required
information and incidentals; and performing
all tasks in accordance with the proposal
documents pertaining thereto, which may
be examined at the office of the County
Coordinator, located at 99 NE 121st Street,
Cross City, Florida. Copies of all
documents may be obtained by phone:
(352) 498-1426, fax: (352) 498-1471, or by
email: abellot@inetw.net.

The County reserves the right to reject any
or all submittals, with or without a cause; to
waive technical errors and informalities;
and to accept the submittal, which in its
judgment, best serves the County.
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Letter To The Editor
Instead of bickering about the placement of the Ten Commandments on the courthouse steps we
all should be thanking the good Lord for the very breath we breathe among many other blessings. I
am a living, breathing, walking miracle from the good Lord and I'm very aware of it on a daily basis.
It has been seven years since the Lord used two fine people of Dixie County as instruments in his
plan to save my life. Attorney Robert Moeller and his son Declan were used by God to rescue me
from four hours of 67 degree water with nothing to hold on to but the PVC pipe of a lawn chair.
Thank you Lord and thank you Robert and Declan.
Just to show you how the good Lord can correct the arrogant actions of a wayward deacon, here is
my story:
I was face to face with the good Lord that day March 17, 2000 as I was taken behind the barn
to the woodshed.
When I moved to Suwannee in November 1993 and was accepted as an active deacon, I told my
wife and my church that I was going to be charter fishing captain but I would not fish on Sunday.
Well after a couple of years, my clients were bugging me to fish all weekend and the devil put it in
my mind "Howard you've got clients that work six days a week and the only day they have off is
Sunday and you're in a public business you ought to take them fishing on Sunday." Don'-t
misunderstand me, I'm not condemning working on Sunday. If it was wrong to work on Sunday
you'd be forbidden to get sick on Sunday because the doctors and nurses would be required to work.
I'm telling where I have to be on Sunday. After the newly elected officers and workers for the church
year (1999) our pastor called a meeting of the people involved (1 had accepted several jobs). At the
beginning of the meeting one of the ladies made a comment that, "people in leadership positions in
the church should set the prime examples." Another lady spoke up quickly and said, like fishing on
Sunday." Well I sat there knowing that the Lord was directing those comments at me. Maybe I didn't
realize at the time it was from the Lord, probably it dug at me because the words were spoken by
people. At any rate, I told our pastor, "if anyone in the church was offended by my fishing on Sunday,
I would ask the Church to take me off the active deacon list, then I wouldn't be in a leadership
position." Oh Brother, I couldn't have been more arrogant with any comment to the church than that..
During March 2000 I had a party scheduled to fish on Friday and Saturday but the weather was
bad (wind blowing from the northeast and really cold). So I called my clients and asked them to
change the fishing dates to Saturday and Sunday because the weather would be improved.
So Friday after lunch I went scouting to locate some fish for Saturday and Sunday. I had a PVC
pipe lawn chair in the boat this was the only time in my life that I had not left the chair on the dock
when I was going fishing by myself because the chair would slide around in the boat with no one
sitting on it.
Well, little did I know that the Lord was about to get my attention. I had caught a couple of fish in
one spot and was traveling at around 22 knots to try another place about 3.5 miles offshore. When a
fishing rod slid down flat on the bottom of the boat, I leaned over to pick the rod up and store it- I
was not wearing the kill engine lanyard and my hand left the steering wheel. At that time the engine
torqued into a tight turn and the boat skidded in one direction and I was thrown overboard on the
opposite side. I still don't understand how the lawn chair got out of the boat with me except the Lord
was using it as the item to save my life that day. I was in 67 degree water for approximately four
hours should have gotten hypothermia holding to that old chair pipe and praying every breath,
"Lord save me, Lord help me."
The Lord was preparing my rescue early that same morning when attorney Robert Moeller told his
son Declan he was taking him fishing when he got home from school that afternoon. That was the
reason they were still out fishing at 5:30 the sun is almost down at 5:30 on March 17th. All boats
should have been home by 5:30 and forgotten about fishing. As they were contemplating going home,
Robert told Declan he had an urge to try one particular spot offshore before going home. Before they
got to the spot they were to fish, they found me in the water hanging on to the good Lord and the
chair frame. The first words that Robert said to me were, "Man, the Lord sent me out here to get you.
I said, I know I t, I've been praying every breath, "Lord help me, Lord save me.).
Well, they got me in their boat and we went on out and got my boat which was still doing whirly-
whirlies. Thank you again Robert and Declan for a remarkable rescue, you were my guardian angels
that day.
All the time I was in that water the thoughts uppermost in my mind aside from my family were
(Howard your ox is not in the ditch. Quit trying to pull him out on Sunday. Take care of your
responsibilities in church, where upon I said, "yes Lord, save me." Thank you Lord for sparing my
life.
So in conclusion, let's quit bickering about the Ten Commandments on the Courthouse steps and
instead thank the Lord everyday for the blessings of life. Thank you Lord.
Howard Hamilton,
Suwannee, Florida.




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ACREAGE/ LOTS/
R.V. LOTS FOR
SALE / RENT
R.V. LOTS R.V. lots for rent in
Dixie County, $125.00 a month.
Call 321-453-3654.
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3 ACRES high and dry,
:Greenview Estates, Old Town,
$46,000. 727-841-8729.
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OCALA NATIONAL FOREST
LOTS $500 down, $199 p/mo -
owner 352-239-5520 or 352-236-
4579, www.ocalaforestland.com.
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28 WOODED ACRES in Old Town
Hammock, $332,500. Call 941-
485-9366.


OWNER FINANCING with as little
ras $3,700 down! Beautiful 2.44
acres in Old Town nestled among
majestic Oaks. NO IMPACT FEE!
Property comes with a 4" well (no-
pump), septic & power pole.
Driveway and home-site area
already cleared. Site-built homes
or mobile homes! Call Deen
Lancaster Realty, Inc. for terms.
ODeen Lancaster, Broker. (352)
463-9494 $39,900 MLS# 750417.
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FINANCING AVAILABLE on
gorgeous 3.02 acres in Old Town
for as little as $3,700 down!
Beautiful hardwoods scattered
throughout this property. Home-
site and drive-way cleared with 4"
well. Owner may give allowance
for septic. Site-built homes or
riobile homes! Call Deen
Lancaster Realty, Inc. for terms.
Deen Lancaster, Broker. (352)
463-9494 $39,900 MLS# 750830.
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ACREAGE FOR
SALE W/HOME
3 ACRES off Hwy 357, 2 BR, 1
B, mobile home, middle of 18,000
acre hunt club. Deer, turkey, hog,
etc. 4 miles to Gulf boat ramp.
$60,000. Call 727-638-0231.
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APARTMENTS &
ROOMS FOR
RENT
TIMBERS APARTMENTS "The
Best Place To Live". Hurry in to get
your application for our 1, 2, or 3
bedroom apts. HUD vouchers
accepted. 231 NE 97th Street,
Cross City, FL 32628 (352) 498-
3175. TDD/TTY 711. Equal
Housing Opportunity.
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BEAUTY
GET READY FOR SPRING &
SUMMER. Skincare, Spa
Treatment @ Pampering Place -
Gini's Nail, Spa & Facial Studio.
AtOn.-Fri- by appointment only, Call
352-356-1381.
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i :BEEF FOR SALE
BEEF FOR FREEZER grain fed
beef for freezer. No hormones or
implants. $1.25 per Ib live weight,
plus slaughter, cut & wrap ', /2 or
Whole. Evergreen Farm 352-542-
7135 or 352-498-7067.
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CAMPERS/TRAILE
: RS FOR SALE
2603 5t" WHEEL CAMPER 28
fTot, like new, excellent condition,
.large slide out, $17,500.00, call
352-578-5489.
10-13
SCARS/TRUCKS
FOR SALE
-1994 2WD CHEVROLET PICKUP,
,$3,000. Call Mike @ 352-578-5145
pbr 352-498-7677, after 6 pm.
11-12
CLUB HOUSE FOR
RENT
:SUWANNEE RIVER SHRINE
CLUB V2 mile east of Fanning
-Springs on Hwy. 26, approx. 2,000
,sq. ft., for parties, weddings and all
your functions. Call Bobby Health
-at 352-542-9284.
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COMMERCIAL
PROPERTY/
OFFICE SPACE
FOR RENT

EXCELLENT COMMERCIAL SITE
has about 700 feet on east side
bf Hwy's 19, 27, 98 and 55. This
beautifull location has median
,cross-over and curb cuts. Call
erri, (352) 463-0700 or 221-4056
,for rental information.
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S GIFTS
:UNIQUE GIFTS & HOME
S :ACCESSORIES. Willow Hole Art
Market. 3275 NE 349 Hwy. Or call
;352-542-8674.
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: HELP WANTED
;FLORIDA PINE STRAW SUPPLY
COMPANY Drivers needed,
:Class A CDL, (2) years experience
'required, DFWP, call (386) 294-
.341*1.
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SALT CREEK RESTAURANT now
hiring, all positions open, apply in
person. 352-542-7072.
12-13
CERTIFIED ACTIVITY DIRECTOR
Tri-County Nursing Home now
accepting applications. Please
(ppjy in person or Fax Resume to


352-463-1855. EOE/DFWP 7280
S.W. SR 26, Trenton, 352-463-
1222
12-13
SUBSTANCE ABUSE GROUP
COUNSELOR part time, must
have at least 2 yrs experience.
Please fax resume to 352-332-
9962, or email ncastlen@dhsi.net.
12-14
ELECTRICAL
APPRENTICESHIPS Fully paid
training, excellent salary and
benefits. Relocation necessary at
our expense. High school grads to
age 34. Call Mon.-Fri. 1-800-342-
8123 (FL) or 1-800-843-2189 (GA).
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SHAPING UP BEAUTY SALON is
looking for a Beauty Operator, will
be your on boss, make your own
hours, great working conditions,
just rent a station. Very reasonable
rates. Call 352-578-4313 or 352-
493-2751 and leave a message.
11-13
TIMBERS APARTMENTS 231
NE 97th Street, Cross City, FL -
Manger/Maintenance position
available, 40 hours; w/benefits.
Experience in management, office,
computer, people skills, plumbing,
electrical, carpentry, painting, sheet
rock repair required. Drug free
workplace, must have valid drivers
license & transportation. Some
travel required. Applications will be
taken on Wednesday from 9:00 to
2:30. Equal Opportunity Employer.
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TRUCK DRIVER The Dixie
County Board of County
Commissioners is accepting
applications for Truck Driver for
the Solid Waste Department. This
is a full time position that includes
health insurance, life insurance,
paid vacation and Florida
retirement. Must have Class A
CDL and driving experience. If you
have questions, contact Joe Ruth
Solid Waste Coordinator at (352)
356-0033 between 7 a.m. and 3:30
p.m.
Applications are available at the
Dixie County Commissioners Office
at the Dixie County Court House
and will be accepted through 5
p.m. on Wednesday, March 14,
2007.
Applications are NOT available
at the Road Department or Solid
Waste Department.
A pre-employment drug test is
required. Dixie County is a drug fee
workplace and an EOE.
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HOUSEKEEPER needed,
honest, dependable, reliable, apply
in person at 228 NE Hwy 51,
Steinhatchee Landing Resort -
352-498-3513.
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AVON REPS NEEDED in this
area. Earn 50% commission. Free
gift at sign up. Start kit is $10.00.
Call Terri at 1-877-814-4516.
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+-sjk. LAKJE CITY
S COHHUIIY CILI
ADJUNCT INSTRUCTORS FOR
SUMMER 2007
Biology (Day)
College level Math (Day)
Summer A term 5/16/07 6/27/07
Must have master's degree with
minimum 18 graduate hours in
field.
Contact Paula Cifuentes
(386) 754-4260 or
cifuentesp(iPlakecitvcc.cdu
Registered Nursing Program
,(4 positions)
Acute Care Clinical instructors. 80
hours over four weeks in May.
BSN, FL RN license and 2 years
recent acute/skilled care
experience. MSN preferred. Lake
City & Gainesville sites.
Nutrition Instructor
Summer B term 7/2/07 8/13/07.
Master's degree with 18 hours in
nutrition or related field. RN's may
apply. Monday thru Thursday
10:00-11:50 and 1:30-3:20
* Health Career Core Instructor
Summer A tenn 5/16/07 6/27/07.
AS degree in health field and CPR
certification; instructor certification
preferred. Monday thru Thursday
8:30-11:45
*Practical Nursing Program
Clinical Instructor three days per
week 5/15/07 7/26/07. RN with
FL RN license and 2 years recent
experience in acute or long term
care. BSN and teaching experience
preferred.
Contact Robbie Carson
(386) 754-4303 or

College application and transcripts
required. Application available on
the web at: www.lakccitvcc.cdu
LCCC is accredited by the
Southern Association
of Colleges and Schools
VP/ADA/EA/EO College in
Education & Employment


168 Duty Days Tenured Track
To Commence
August 2007
Associate Professor,
Mathematics
Bachelor's degree in
mathematics with Master's
degree with 18 graduate hours
in math prefix courses to be
obtained within two years.
Ability to teach distance
learning and on-line classes.
Ability to use computers and
graphing calculators.
Application review begins
April 16.
198 Duty Days Tenured Track
Associate Professor,
Associate in Science Nursing
Program
Must have 2 years experience
in acute care pediatric nursing
or combination of acute care
of adults and acute care of
children. Requires a minimum
of a Master's degree in
Nursing, with at least 18
graduate credit hours in the
field and have FL RN license,
or be FL license eligible. Must
have computer skills. Previous
teaching experience desirable.
Application, and copies of
transcripts required. All
foreign transcripts must be
submitted with official
translation and evaluation.
Position details and applications
available on web at:
www.lakecitycc.edu
Human Resources
Lake City Community College
149 S.E. College Place
Lake City Fl 32025-2007
Phone (386) 754-4314; Fax
(386) 754-4594
E-Mail:
boettcherg@lakecitycc.edu
LCCC is accredited by the Commission on
College, of the Southern Association of
College and Schools. VP/ADA/EA/EO
College in Education and Employment
HOMES FOR
SALE
NICE 2BR/1B house with
fireplace, new carpet, carport,
shed, easy walk to boat ramp on
the Suwannee River. Peaceful
neighborhood, by owner $67,500. -
352-542-0379.
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MUST SEE! 3 Bedroom and 1.5
Bath block home on .5 acres in
Cross City. Completely remodeled
and ready to move in. Spacious
bedrooms. Nice Den. Great
Neighborhood. Owners relocated
and must sell. Great Value. Very
Low Insurance. Well below
appraised value. Asking $99,000.
Only serious buyers please. Call
386-397-2583 or 386-855-0102 ask
for Josh. Or call Valerie Henson
352-542-9954.
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METAL ROOFING
METAL ROOFING Buy direct
from manufacturer. Over 20 colors
in stock several profiles to choose
from! Quick turnaround! Call for
quote. Gulf Coast Supply & Mfg.
Inc. 352-498-0778.
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MISCELLOUS FOR


SALE
GOOSENECK TRAILER, 16 foot
with ramps, $850., call 352-498-
3881.
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WALDORF NEW YORK PIANO,
excellent condition, in tune, low top
with bench, valued at $1,000.,
asking $500., Call 352-498-6358
(days) or 498-0007 (after 6pm)
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MAGTAG RINGER TYPE
WASHING MACHINE works with
rinse tub $350.00 Can be seen at
A to Z Consignment Shop 352-542-
7730.
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ANTIQUE BUFFET & DINING
TABLE with 4 chairs, claw feet.
Solid glass table & legs, 43 x 72
Can be seen at A to Z
Consignment Shop 352-542-7730.
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MOBILE HOMES

FOR RENT

OLD TOWN LARGE 3BR 2B on
2 acres, new carpet, has
washer/dryer & fresh paint. Nice,
nice, $750./mo. Call Mike 352-682-
6681.
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2BR-2B MOBILE HOME on Hollis
Chewning Road. Nice country
area, very good well water. Call
352-498-2475 or information.
12-13


SOUTHERN TRUSS


536 NE Lancaster St., Trenton, FL 352-463-9066
We invite all our friends back to us for our reopening cele-
bration. We had a fire in the summer of 2006, but we are
back and ready to start building quality trusses to meet all
your needs. We are still at the same convenient location in
Trenton.
*Specializing in Pole Barn Trusses
*Residential Homes *On-Site Delivery Available
*Engineering Included With All Truss Packages
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MOBILE HOMES
FOR SALE
1994 2BR/2B singlewide with front
porch. Asking $13,900., call 352-
949-4334.
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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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PETS FOR SALE
JACK RUSSELL PUPPIES 2
registered, males, 11 weeks old,
tri-colored, health certified, call
352-498-7812.
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SERVICES
BOBCAT SERVICE palmetto
removal, site prep, fence lines
cleared, back-yard ponds dug,
heavy bush hogging, FREE
estimates, cell 352-665-8609,
home 352-542-8609.
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MOYER SEPTIC SERVICES -
Serving the Tri County Area.
Residential & commercial pump-
outs. Septic tank certified. New
installations & drain field repairs.
Call 352-542-7242 or 352-498-
3926.
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JODY AKIN'S CARPENTER -
remodeling, add-ons, bay windows,
doors, windows, sidling, metal &
shingle roofs, trim work, sheet rock,
wood floors, tile floors, and decks.
Call 352-542-1150 or (352) 221-
376.
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HANDYMAN SERVICES -
carpentry, metal roofs, additions,
porches, remodeling, decks -
FREE ESTIMATES, call 352-949-
2292 or 352-463-6439.
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WE'RE ALL BUSINESS!
We give you GOOD WATER
(From: Your Well or City Water)
At a Reasonable Price
***GUARANTEED***
ZERO MAINTENANCE
NO SALT
Iron-Free Well
Water Co., Inc.
Call 542-9817 or 542-2648
or 800-437-1128
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SHOWERS OF BLESSINGS
CUSTOM WATER TREATMENT -
We custom build our systems to
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DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2007


REGULAR MEETING
Dixie County Board of
County Commissioners
Dixie County Courthouse
Commission Meeting Room
Cross City, Florida
10:00 a.m. January 4, 2007
The Dixie County Board of County
Commissioners of Dixie County,
Florida, met on Thursday., January 4,
2007 at 10:00 AM in a regular
meeting, in the County Commissioners
Meeting Room, in the Dixie County
Courthouse, Cross City, Florida.
COMMISSIONERS PRESENT
James T. Valentine. Chairman
Hoyt 'J. "Buddy" Lamb, Vice-
Chairman
Marcus L. Hays
Troy Johnson
Marvin Hunt
STAFF PRESENT:
Dana D. Johnson, Clerk of Court
Dawn DuBois, Chief Deputy Clerk
Arthur Bellot, County Coordinator
Leenette McMillan, Attorney for.the
County
CALL TO ORDER:
The meeting was called to order by
Commission Chairman Valentine at
10:00 AM.
INVOCATION:
The Invocation was led by
Commissioner James T. Valentine
PLEDGE:
The Pledge to the American Flag was
led by Commissioner Hays.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
The motion to approve the minutes
from the Regular Meetings of
December 7'h, November 16'h,
November 2"", and October 19'' was
made by Commissioner Lamb and was
seconded by Commissioner Hays.
JOE RUTH, SOLID WASTE
COORDINATOR:
Mr. Ruth had three applicants for truck
driver and he recommended Gary
Smith. He asked for vacation for one
week and all board members approved.
Commissioner Lamb appreciates all
the efforts of the solid waste
department during the Christmas
Holidays. The scales are working
great. The solid waste department
collected 480,000 pounds of debris
over the holiday, but the department
was able to do this without requiring
overtime from department staff.
JERRY PRATER, VETERANS
SERVICE OFFICER:
Mr. Prater gave his monthly report.
He presented a news item and attached
a copy for all of the Board members.
Chapter 63 of the Disabled American
Veterans lease a building on Veteran's
Road. The lease needs to be renewed
and County Attorney Lander should
have a copy. Mr. Lander will be
contacted for follow-up. Mr. Prater
needs to go to school on January 22"1,
23"', and 241h and it will cost
approximately $200-$300. Board
approved. His computer has an
expired security system goes out on
January 15'h. Commissioner Hays
advised to get with Scott Gant. The
DAV dinner served 120 people and
local ROTC attended. Commissioner
Lamb thanked Mr. Prater for helping
with the DAV Christmas Dinner. They
served 120 people and were pleased to
have the DCHS chapter of ROTC as
guests.
INDIGENT SERVICES
Coordinator Bellot contacted Gail
Osteen in regards to the phone bill
mentioned at the last meeting. Mrs.
Osteen has indicated that she will also
need a computer and a printer/fax.
Commissioner Hays made the motion,
seconded by Commissioner Hunt.
Board approved.
ROBIN MARTIN:
Mr. Martin bought property in
Suwannee. He has been camping there
and now wants to improve it. He asks
that we grandfather him in to cover the
$3500 impact fee. After some
discussion the Board explained to Mr.
Martin that impact fees can not be
waived unless it is a school or church
that is requesting the waiver.
BEN HARRIS, SUWANNEE
RIVER WILDERNESS TRAIL:
Mr. Harris thanked the Commission
for their outstanding work at Gornto
Springs. The paddlers enjoy it. The
Governor approved the purchase of
Anglers Resort and the process is
going to be lengthy to complete;
approximately 2 or 3 years. They have
no specific plans yet except for a trail
head. There will be a public hearing
before any decisions.will be made as to
use. Parking was raised as an
important issue to consider during the
planning process.
HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION
A member of the audience raised the
issue of the new homestead exemption
for low income seniors that was voted
on this past November was $50,000.
Commissioner Valentine stated that we
haven't yet addressed this issue, but
that the board will check into it.
DICK EDWARDS, COMMUNITY
PROGRAMS CONSULTANT:
Mr. Edwards presented his monthly
report. The Byrd septic tank is ready
for bid. Commissioner Hays stated
that Robert Yarber has had two strokes
since the last meeting and Selection
Committee should consider him. Mr.
Edwards needs to review the situation.
Mr. Edwards will get with Coordinator
Bellot to set up a workshop concerning
county property that might be available
to build houses for low income
'families.
REX DUNN. STEINHATCHEE
WATER:
The program is moving forward and
he has contacted Attorney Lander
about applying for funds and will


apply for Eight Million dollars in
funds, but has not heard back from Mr.
Lander. Mr. Dunn met with
Coordinator Bellot and went over what
is needed. Mr. Dunn indicated that the
GUA document is also being drafted.
Commissioner Hunt asked Mr. Dunn
to explain the hookup and cost on our
side of the river. Mr. Dunn stated the
connection fee is $1600 for water and
$6500 for sewer. The monthly fee will
be $21.00 per month for resident water
and $24.00 per month for commercial
water. The Cost .for sewer will be
$30.00 per month.
JACK SPIVEY. BUILDING AND
ZONING
Mr. Spivey appeared before the Board


and gave the report for the month.
JOHN JENKINS, BUILDING AND
ZONING:
Mr. Jenkins appeared before the Board
and brought them up to date on the
Jungle Drive issue. It is a historical
site and the county needs to adopt an
application fee for the permit process.
Commissioner Lamb stated that we
need a fee for demolition of a
historical site. Commnissioner HI-lays
inquired about professional fees. The
Applicant will be responsible for all
fees. Mr. Jenkins recommended
between $300-$500 for the fee.
Commissioner Lamb made a motion
for $300 and any costs above normal
will be ic pI' i i'. i. of the landowner.
Commissioner Hays seconded. Board
approved.
A question was raised as to what
constitutes a historical site.
Commissioner Johnson and
Commissioner Lamb advised that
historical sites are designated by
specific metes and bounds descriptions
as indicated in the LDR. If the
landowners land is within that
description, then it is considered a
historical site or part of a historical
site.
There is a problem with RV and AG
power pole permits. We need to limit
the amperage on these to 60 amps.
Board Discussion. Commissioner
Johnson made the motion;
Commissioner Hays seconded. Board
approved. RV and Ag poles are
limited to 60 amp poles.
HOWARD REED, COUNTY
ROAD SUPERINTENDENT:
Mr. Reed recommends that the
advertised positions be filled with
Donald McDaris for the dump truck
and Nicki Langford for the dragline
operator. Commissioner Hays made
the motion and Commissioner Hunt
seconded. Board approved. They
need to clean up at the County yard for
fencing. Commissioner Lamb wants
to fence to stop the open traffic
through the County Yard.
Commissioner Lamb wants the Board
to consider this so the yard can be shut
down at nights and on weekends with
two swinging gates. Commissioner
Lamb made the motion and
Commissioner Johnson seconded.
Board approved to fence the county
yard.
JERRY MARTIN, CHIEF/
DEPUTY EMERGENCY
SERVICES INTERIM:
Mr. Martin appeared before the Board
and gave out the report. Good
collections for the month of December.
Commissioner Lamb inquired about
the security of the fire station in
Suwannee. They had a problem of
people rummaging through the trucks.
Mr. Darian Brown and Coordinator
Bellot have looked at security and the
station has been open several times.
Coordinator Bellot has a crew today
working on the problem.
CINDY BELLOT, DIXIE COUNTY
LIBRARIAN:
Mrs. Bellot appeared before the Board
and gave out her monthly report. We
are loaning more books to other
libraries on ILL (Inter Library Loan)
than we are borrowing from other
libraries, which indicates that we have
a good book collection. The Suwannee
Tech Center got a $8,500 grant. The
motion to grant a budget increase to
reflect this grant was made by
Commissioner Hays and was seconded
by Commissioner Hunt. 'Board
Approved. Commissioner Lamb asked
about moving the Tech Center and
Mrs. Bellot stated they are looking into
this now. We now have eight students
taking Spanish in the Cross City
Library. A copy of the Land
Development Regulations are in both
libraries per Mrs. Bellot already.
CASEY KING:
Casey King appeared before the Board
inquiring about space for substance
abuse classes. All clients are on State
Probation. The board had discussion
on ideas with Ms. King about potential


private facilities to utilize for meeting.
Ms. King thanked tle board for their
help.
ARTHUR BELIOT, COUNTY
(oIl DI)IN \|I11'(
Mr. Bellot reminded the Board about
thlie workshop at the airport at 9:00 AM
on January 8"' The deadline for oiur
request for a pre application grant is
Monday Ir runway 13-31. The
Federal Aviation Agenciy will pay 95%
of the costs. This will not require a full
mill out and repave which could be a
multi million dollar expense. Instead,
the consultant recommends a sealant
and remarking which will extend the
runway life at a fraction of the cost.
Application will not be submitted until
June. Commissioner Johnson made
the motion and the second was made
by Commissioner Hays. Board
approved.
Mr. Bellot stated that travel
reimbursement for the Board has not
been increased since 1985 and should
be done by ordinance. Coordinator
Bellot recommended that the attorney
look at it and prepare an ordinance.
There is money in the budget for a
$100 per month increase. Since 1985
the cost of fuel has more than doubled
as well as the cost of new automobiles.
Coordinator Bellot stated Cindy Dey
has a resolution we must adopt for the
affirmative action the equal
opportunity act. Coordinator Bellot
recommends adoption upon the
approval of the attorney.
Commissioner Hays made the motion
and the second was made by
Commissioner Hunt. Board approved.
This ordinance is required for all
Federal Grants eligibility.
LEENETTE MCMILLAN,
COUNTY ATTORNEY:
Lindsey Lander and Leenette
McMillan are working on an
agreement. Mrs. McMillan will have
certain responsibilities and Mr. Lander
will have certain responsibilities. A
copy of the responsibilities of each
attorney will be provided to the board
members and county commission staff.
DANA D. JOHNSON, CLERK OF
COURT:
Cindy Dey presented and
recommended a $1000 budget
amendment for Dixie Soil and Water
Conservation Districts. Commissioner
Hays made the motion: Commissioner
Lamb seconded the motion. Board
approved.
Cindy Dey explained that Dixie Soil
and Water wants to pay their own bills
and be responsible for their annual
financial report. The motion was made
by Commissioner Lamb and was
seconded by Commissioner Hays. The
Commission requested a monthly
report be given. Board approved. The
next Soil Board meeting is on
February 7'h at 9:00 a.m.
COMMISSION ITEMS:
Commissioner Lamb thanked the
Board for the work at Gornto and
Suwannee.
Commissioner Hays recommended
that the Board advertise for the
Emergency Services Director position
due to the fact that the Interim
Director, Mr. Jerry Martin does not
wish to take the position. Board
concurred and decided to go over the
requirement and qualifications for the
position at the board's afternoon
session.
RECESS:
The motion to take a lunch recess was
made at 11:45 AM by Commissioner
Johnson and was seconded by
Commissioner Hays and the meeting
will reconvene at 1:00 PM. Board
approved.
RECONVENE:
The meeting was called to order by
Commissioner Hays at 1:05 PM.
Commissioner Johnson stated the
chain of command needs to be
understood and followed, Coordinator
Bellot agreed. Commissioner Hays
requested Arthur Bellot present an
advertisement. Darian Brown inquired
about the fire service qualifications


being advertised. Mr. Brown stated he
needs someone who is experienced in
firefighting. Commissioner Lamb
added H-azmat training as well.
Commissioner Hays indicated that the
position should require a firefighter
one status. Salary was discussed.
The motion to go with $52,000 on
salary was made by Commissioner
Hunt and was seconded by
Commissioner Hays. Board approved.
Coordinator Bellot recommended go to
the step scale for pay later if needed.
Commissioner Hays made a motion on
the following to be a part of the
interviewing process; Board
Chairman, County Coordinator, and
Medical Director. Commissioner
Johnson seconded and Commissioners
Hunt and Valentine were in favor and
Commissioner Lamb voted against the
motion.
At 2:00 PM Commission Chairman
Valentine left for a prior engagement
and passed the chairman's gavel to
Commission Vice-Chairman Lamb.
Road Paving was discussed by the
board. Commissioner Johnson made
the motion to go to design build and
the second was made by
Commissioner Hays. Board approved.
Commissioner Hays asked what the
status of the Shired Island road was.
Coordinator Bellot responded it is a
dead project due to congress failing to
pass the budget. Congressman Boyd
had $750,000 to put it toward it in a
special appropriation but the Senate
never passed their budget. We can re-
apply this year stated Coordinator
Bellot. Legislative delegation meeting
be here on January 29'h at 10:30 AM.
We should move the Shired Island
Road project to the top of the list.
ADJOURN:
The motion to adjourn was made by
Commissioner Hays and seconded by
Commissioner Hunt and carried to
adjourn at 2:15 PM.
VOUCHERS APPROVED:
Vender- 27109-27206
Payroll 26912- 27027
BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS


DIXIE COUNTY, FLORIDA
James T. Valentine, Chairman
Dana D. Johnson, Clerk of Court


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Boyd, Blue Dogs Tout Measures

To Restore Fiscal Discipline
Blue Dogs make their mark on the legislative agenda
WASHINGTON, D.C.-Congressman Allen Boyd (D-North
Florida) and his fellow Blue Dogs today praised the passage of
Blue Dog-endorsed provisions included in- the House rules
package. Chief among these provisions, pay-as-you-go (PAYGO)
budget rules mark the first, and most important, step to getting our
country back on track fiscally and reigning in our national debt,
now rapidly approaching $9 trillion.
The Blue Dog Coalition has long advocated a return to PAYGO
spending, which expired in 2002. In the 1990s, with PAYGO rules
on the books, our government's budget deficits diminished and we
recorded budget surpluses both in 1999 and 2000.
"Today is an exciting day for the Blue Dog Coalition," said:
Congressman Allen Boyd (D-FL), Blue Dog Co-Chair for:
Administration. "PAYGO worked in the past, and it will work
again. With the Blue Dogs leading the charge, the Democratic-
controlled Congress has demonstrated their strong commitment to
fiscal responsibility and subsequently, a strong commitment to the:
future of our children, our grandchildren, and our great nation."
The House rules package also requires full transparency and
justification of all earmarks. This provision, in addition to
PAYGO, is included in the Blue Dog 12 Point Plan, which was-
developed in 2005 to end the nation's addiction to deficit spending.
"The passage of the Blue Dog-endorsed provisions shows that
the Blue Dogs have enhanced the Democratic agenda and will be a
strong voice for fiscal responsibility in the new Congress," Boyd
stated. "However, our work is far from over. Today's victory is
simply the first step to balancing our budget and curbing our out-
of-control national debt."
Congressman Allen Boyd is a fifth generation farmer and Army
veteran from Monticello, Florida, beginning his sixth term
representing Florida's 2nd Congressional District. In addition to
his work on the Blue Dog Coalition, Congressman Boyd serves on
the House Appropriations Committee and co-chairs the
Congressional Rural Caucus.


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Section B


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The Buddy Show
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Five to remember in college


basketball
i n the fragile world of
:sudden death
basketball, it's tough to
predict anybody as the
favorite to win the
NCAA basketball
tournament even if
.the signing defending
champion Florida
Gators do have all five
starters back from last
season.


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You could throw a net over Florida, UCLA, North Carolina,
Kansas, Ohio State, Wisconsin, and Memphis with a pretty good
chance of finding a winner, but this does appear to be one of those
seasons when nobody is the dominant choice.
Fact is, unless Florida wins today's SEC title game in Atlanta
against Arkansas, Billy Donovan's team may not even be one of
the four No. I seeds after Selection Sunday ends.
Having said that, the Gators sent a loud message last week:
They're back, they're angry, they're focused and whoever plays
them had better bring dinner, because it's going to be a long night.
-Unlike in their late-season slump, when they came out flat and
lost three of their last four games, these Gators look like the ones
we saw last year when they got hot and ripped off six straight
wins for the national title.
When they come out of the box strong, they almost always win
the game when they win the first 10 minutes.
.Against Georgia Friday night and Mississippi Saturday, they
were shot out of a cannon. They ran up a 17-0 lead against the
Bulldogs before prevailing 74-57. And they rolled up a 13-2
margin against the Rebels on the way to a 80-59 semi-final
victory and trip to the finals today against Arkansas. In fact, they
shot 75 per cent in the first five minutes of their SEC wins. And
they have won them by an average margin of 19 points.
There are promising signs that have Donovan smiling in his
sleep. The belly-button defense has returned. The crisp passes are
there. The outside shooting has kicked in. The aggressive
rebounding is evident. They are playing like they like each other
again. And the energy level, thanks mostly to a rejuvenated
Joakim Noah, is off the charts.
This is where you want your team this time of the year peaking
for the stretch run.
Nobody could predict what happened last year and nobody can
do it this year, because as Donovan has said many times, his
Gators might not have been the best team in the country in 2006,
but they were the best against six straight opponents.
The fact that all five starters returned for this season when four
of them could have been playing in the NBA this year and
maybe more makes this a feel-good story for all college
basketball fans, not just Gator backers.
Noah, Al Horford, Corey Brewer, Taurean Green and Lee
Humphrey still have some work to finish, but they have provided
us with a memorable year and maybe two. It is a story for the
ages.
Quick Jump Starts
1. Here's why you'll never get a college football playoff system


JV Bears Lose 14-4


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thal would meet unllanious approval: Even when they pick 65
tens for the NCAA Il, I i. I i ll tournament, there are still teams
lelt out lih many fell were worthy.
2 Oh, gee, ill's Marlch and that means we're going to be seeing
more of Billy Packer in our living rooms than our spouses
3, Bud inews or lfulure Gator basketball opponents during March
Madness: Lee lHumphrey has his shooting eye back.
4. 1 agree with my friend Neil and others who say it's absurd that
the NHIL schedule is ridiculous when there's never even been a
., iI ,. ei..11 rematch of the two teams who went 7 games before
Tampa Bay beat Calgary in 2004.
5. My second favorite name of the Kentucky Derby hopefuls
(after NoBizLikeShoBiz) is Any Given Saturday.
Short Stuff:
After three straight losses to Florida, Bobby Bowden finally
decided to improved his scouting report on the Gators, by hiring
Urban Meyer's director of football operations. Bob LaCivita, who
becomes FSU's first-ever director of player personnel ... The
Tampa Bay Lightning have 10 players left from the 2004 Stanley
Cup champions ... There are 162 foreign-born players in major
league baseball (22 per cent), with 119 of them Latin Americans
(76 from the Dominican Republic).
Give it a rest please
Yes, Florida's Chris Richard is indeed a talented sub, which is
why he was picked as the SEC's Best Sixth Man, but TV
announcers need to ditch that overused line: "Hey, he'd be starting
on. any other team in the country!" Maybe so, maybe not. Haven't
they ever heard of John Havlicek?
Where's Meadowlark?
A friend of mine took his grandson to see the 2007 version of the
Harlem Globetrotters recently and was shocked at the staggering
price of $42.50 per ticket, plus being disappointed by the poor
quality of the entertainment. I told him that for that much, he
should have expected to see Meadowlark Lemon making a
comeback.
Cheesy Lines
This time I don't think Steve Spurrier's quarterback could be
called "a product of the system." Freshman Stephen Garcia of
Tampa has been suspended for the spring by the South Carolina
coach f,'t "'.i.,. a second arrest, this time for "keying" a car
belonging to a USC professor. Yo, Stephen, that's not exactly the
grabbing key to the future in Columbia.
Nothing but 'Net
(With a little help from Buddy's cyberfriends)
The Gospel according to St. Titleist
"I'm hitting the woods just great, but having a terrible time
getting out of them!" -
Buddy Hackett
Bumper sticker, T-Shirt or Sign
I. When all else fails, manipulate the data.
2. You see three branches of government. I see firewood
3. Amateurs Built The Ark. Professionals Built The Titanic.
Today's Joke
Best comebacks by caddies: "You've got to be the worst caddy
in the world."
Caddie: "I don't think so sir. That would be too much of a
coincidence."
Today's Proverb
The irony of life is that. by the time you're old enough to know
your way around, you're not going anywhere.
And good morning ...
.. All you 2'i.,I .,i,,... My three sleepers: Georgetown,
Arkansas and Texas.


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To Host

Country

Breakfast
The Suwannee River Shrine
Club will be hosting a Country
Breakfast on Saturday, March
17, between the hours of 7a.m.
and 11 a.m. The breakfast is
$4.00 per plate all you can
eat. The menu will consist of
eggs, grits, sausage, bacon,
gravy, milk, coffee, tea and
orange juice.
For more information call
(352) 542-9284. The
clubhouse is located 'V mile
East of Fanning Springs on SR
26. Everyone is welcome.


Jenna Coe pitched a good game for the Junior Varsity Bears.
The JV Bears lost to Mayo, 14-4 last Thursday night. They
jumped out to an early 4-0 lead but were unable to score again.
'They stopped Mayo from scoring until the third inning when Mayo
scored 11 of their 14 runs. They scored two more in the fourth and
one in the fifth.
They play Chiefland on March 20 and Bronson on March 23.
Both games are away.


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6 Wings, Wedge Fries, &
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Chef Salad &
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Small 1 topping Pizza &
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7-2, Lady Bears Win Again


The Lady Bears defeated
visiting Mayo, 4-1 at home last
Thursday night. The Bear
defense played great and sat
clown the first three batters in a
row. Shortstop Kayla Clemens
threw the first batter out at
first, third baseman Ashley
Cannon threw the second
batter out for number 2 out and
pitcher Caroline McClellan
struck out the third batter.
For the Lady Bears, Vanessa
Hollis led off with a single, but
was tagged out trying to steal
second. Mandy Cannon struck
out and Jessica Chewning hit
the ball to the pitcher who
threw her out at first to end the
inning.
In the second inning, Mayo's
batters again went down, 1, 2,
and 3 by the stingy Bear
infield and the Bears followed
suit with a 3 up 3 down
inning.
The third inning proved to
be the same for the Hornets but
the Bears started the bottom
half of the inning off with a
single by Michelle Cannon,
she reached second on a passed
ball and sister Ashley Cannon
the first out of the inning on a
caught fly ball to the
centerfielder. Michelle scored
when Jaime VanAernam drove
the ball into right center field
for a double. Hollis reached
first on a walk, followed by
Mandy Cannon with a strike
out. Chewning hit a single to
left-field to bring VanAnernam
across home plate for the
second run of the inning. The
inning ended when Clemens
hit a hard ball to the third
baseman who threw her out
going to first.
In the top of the fourth,
Natalie Land reached first on
an error, stole second and
reached home for on a single
by L. Hamlin for Mayo's only
run of the night. The Lady
Bears had hopes of scoring
again with back-to-back
singles by McClellan and
Michelle Cannon, but those
hopes were dashed when
Ashley Cannon hit a hard
linedrive to the shortstop and
Michelle got caught base for
the 3rd out of the inning.
The Bear defense held once
again in the fifth inning with
excellent catches in the
outfield by Vanessa Hollis and
Britni Robson to get out of the
inning unscathed.
Jaime VanAernam led off
with a single up the middle,
but was tagged out by the
shortstop trying to steal
second. Hollis struck out and
Mandy Cannon hit a hard ball
to the shortstop for the third
out.
The Hornets were held
scoreless in the top of the 6th
inning with defensive work by
VanAernam at second and
Clemens at shortstop.
McClellan racked up
her fourth strikeout of the
night to end the inning.
Chewning led off the in the
bottom of the 6th inning with a
hard ball hit to left field for a
single and scored run number
three when Clemens drove a
ball into deep left center for a
double. Robson made the first
out of the inning, but scored
Clemens for a RBI. McClellan.
reached on an error but was
called out at second when it
looked like the shortstop had
caught the ball but had actually


Caroline McClellan gets ready to release the ball for
one of her many strikeouts on the opposing team.


trapped it. Michelle Cannon
got her third hit of the night
with a single up the middle.
Ashley Cannon ended the
inning with a hard hit to the
shortstop.
The Bear defense once again
held the Hornets scoreless to
end the game.
McClellan had six strikeouts
for the night to bring her
season strikeout total to 72.
Hollis 1/3, 1BB, 1SB;
Chewning 2/3, 1RBI, IRS;
Clemens 1/3, IRS, IRBI;
Robson 1FC, 1RBI; Michelle
Cannon 3/3, 1RS;
VanAernam 2/2, 1-2B, 1RS,
1SB.
They travel to Bell on Friday
night to compete in the 13th
Annual Lady Bulldog
Invitational Tournament. They
play the Suwannee Bulldogs
on Friday night at 6:30 P.M.
and if they win they would
play the winner of the
Columbia Co. Tiger/Bell
Bulldog game at 1:00 P.M. on
Saturday afternoon, if they lose
on Friday night they would
play at 10:00 A.M. on
Saturday morning. The
Championship game will be
played at 5:30 P.M. on
Saturday evening.


Steinhatchee

School To Host

Spring Fling
Steinhatchee Elementary
School will host a SpringFling
on Saturday, April 28,2007
between the hours of 10AM to
4 PM.
There will be plenty of
games, crafts, a dunking booth,
a jumper booth, train rides and:
a cakewalk. Food will also be:
plentiful with grilled:
hamburgers, fried fish,-
hushpuppies, grits, French-
fries, hot dogs, popcorn and-
much more. A raffle will be-
held and there will be great-
prizes to be given away.
Make your plans now to
attend this important fundraiser
and help support the
Steinhatchee students.


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DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2007


Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge Open House
Friendsot the Lower Suwannee & Cedar conduct research that relates to the rookery
Keys National Wildlife Refuges and refuge which presently hosts 20,000 nesting birds.
staff welcomed their guests to the Friends Dr Lillywhite's subject of "white"
Annual Meeting and Refuge Open House last cottonmouths, arboreal rodents and
week. Manager John Kasbohm and Friends regurgitated fish curiously captivated the
President Jay Bushnell addressed the group and prompted many questions about
members of the refuge Friends organization the relationship between the birds of the
to begin the day's event, rookery and the water moccasins living
Once a year the refuge staff transform its directly below the nests.
garage bays into a lunch hall and their Later in the day, firefighting equipment
equipment compound into a demonstration was demonstrated as Prescribed Burn
area for wildland firefighting equipment. Specialist Vic Doig and Firefighter Anthony
Posters and banners adorn the walls of the DiMaggio discussed the benefits of
over-sized garage, and chairs fill the floor prescribed burning. During the hayrides,
space anticipating crowds of wildlife Ranger Ken McCain explained the goals of
supporters. This year was no different, habitat restoration and the refuge burning
The Friends group, FAVOR, conducted a cycle. Friends Board member Joan Stephens
short business meeting and elected officers as lead her popular bird, butterflies and
a part of the Annual Meeting. Then the crowd blossoms walk while noting how the burns
of nearly one hundred welcomed Dr. Harvey help migratory birds.
Lillywhite, Director of the University of The Friends of Lower Suwannee and
Florida's Seahorse Key Marine Research Lab. Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuges invite
Seahorse Key's rookery was the driving you to join them annually for their meeting,
force in establishing the Cedar Keys National or for monthly bird and butterfly walks, or for
Wildlife Refuge in 1929. Seahorse Key and their spring lecture series. If you would like
its lighthouse have been leased by the to know more about joining the Friend, call
University of Florida's Marine Science the refuge at 352/493-0238.
Department since 1952 and continues to

Dixie County
Robert J. Humane Society Update


CFO Sink Announces Unclaimed Property Bureau


Set To Return $150 Million
TALLAHASSEE-Florida Chief
Financial Officer Alex Sink announced today
that the Department of Financial Services'
Bureau of Unclaimed Property has already
returned more unclaimed property to rightful
owners in the last seven months than was
returned during all of the previous fiscal year,
which ended June 30, 2006.
Last year, the bureau paid a record $101
million in claims, exceeding the $100 million
plateau for the first time. Last week,
however, the bureau had already surpassed
that figure for the current year, putting it on
pace to potentially return more than $150
million by June 2007.
"We are holding more than one-billion
dollars' worth of unclaimed property accounts
for Floridians who have lost track of it," said
CFO Sink, who oversees the department. "We
have made it a top priority to track down
rightful owners and get their property back to
them as quickly as possible."
In January, CFO Sink personally delivered
a substantial check to a South Florida fishing
boat captain.


The check was from stock accounts;I
remitted to the department last August, tliaft
the Broward County man and his sister never-
knew their grandfather had bought for them-
years ago.
The Bureau is currently holding 7.8
million accounts, mostly from dormant
accounts in financial institutions, unclaimed
utility deposits, insurance benefits, premium
refunds, uncashed checks and trust accounts.
The state's holdings also include property
such as watches, jewelry, coins, stamps and-
historical items from abandoned safe deposit-
boxes.
Unclaimed property can be claimed for'
free at any time by the rightful owners or
heirs by logging on to
www.fltreasurehunt.org or by calling the-
Bureau at 1-88-VALUABLE. Until claimed,
the unclaimed funds are transferred to the'
state's School Trust Fund to benefit public-
schools. Since the program's inception in'
1961, more than $1.5 billion has been
transferred to the fund.


Magee

Receives Army
Commendation

.Medal
' Robert J. Magee has been
decorated with the Army
Commendation Medal for
participating in Operation Iraqi
Freedom.
The medal is awarded to
individuals who, while serving
ii any capacity with the Army,
have distinguished themselves
tby acts of heroism, meritorious
achievement or meritorious
service.
Operation Iraqi Freedom is
the official name given to
1iilitary operations involving
thembers of the U.S. armed
forces and coalition forces
.participating in efforts to free
'nd secure Iraq. Mission
objectives focus on force
'protection, peacekeeping,
stabilization, security and
cfounter-insurgency operations
as the Iraqi transitional
governing bodies assume full
ov ereign po wers to govern the
peoples of Iraq.
Members from all branches
:of the U.S. military and
inultinational forces are also
assisting in rebuilding Iraq's
economic and governmental
:infrastructure, and training and
preparing Iraqi military and
,security forces to assume full
authority and responsibility in
:defending and preserving Iraq's
sovereignty and independence
:as a democracy.
SAdditionally, Magee was
decorated with the Global War
on Terrorism Service Medal
and awarded the Combat
Action Badge in keeping with
the spirit of the Warrior Ethos.
The badge provides special
recognition to soldiers who
personally engage the enemy,
or are engaged by the enemy
during combat operations.
Magee, a track vehicle
repairer, is assigned to the 2nd
.Battalion, 6th Infantry
Regiment in Baumholder,
'Germany. The sergeant has
served in the military for three
years.

t He is the son of Dawn M.
:Magee of Williston, Fla.
His wife, Amber, is the
:daughter of Ricky McVey and
Lisa McVey of Morriston, Fla.
: In 2003, Magee graduated
:"from Williston High School.

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Michael & Joy Misinco & their new happy adopted pet CoCo Chanel
Thank you to CITGO gas station for allowing our pet
adoptions this past Saturday. We will be returning to CITGO on
the corner of US 19 and Hwy 349 next Saturday 12:30 to 4:00 p.m.
We live in a state where heartworms are a common parasite.
These parasites are transmitted from one pet to another by
mosquitoes. Heartworm disease is a dangerous, but completely
preventable infection where parasitic worms grow inside the
chamber of your dog or cat's heart and large blood vessels. Left
undetected, heartworm disease can become serious and even result
in death as worms eventually block blood flow to the heart and
lungs. That's why heartworm prevention and early detection are so
important!
Dog's should be tested FIRST...before starting heartworm
prevenftives then tested on a regular basis, yearly if any doses of
preventive have been missed and once every 2-3 years even if no
doses were missed and preventive is used year round.
A number of preventive are available. One is given daily,
while others are given monthly. Some preventive contain
additional ingredients that control other parasites, such as
roundworms, hookworms, and fleas.
Remember, mosquitoes can get indoors, so even though your
pet may not go outside, he is susceptible.
Heartworm preventive can only be acquired through your
veterinarian so make an appointment and choose the right
preventive for your pet.
Dixie County Humane Society 542-1081

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The Gals From Nancy's Ceramics Shauna Clark Crowned AES
Take A Road Trip 2007 Valentine Sweetheart & Ariel
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Nancy's Ceramics went to view the Manatees in the Halls River,
We were guests of John and Lee Mick. We went out on the river
in their boat, we saw at least 10 to 12 Manatees. We ended our
day by having lunch at the Seagrass Restaurant on the river.
Everyone had a great time.

Fellow Craft Degree Conferred
At Joppa Lodge No. 4


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-,pJohn Citara, and Alan Hastings.
SOn Tuesday, Mar. 7, Joppa Lodge No. 4 conferred the Fellow
,'Ciaft Degree on Hoyt Lamb, Alan Hastings and John Citara. The
;"Fellow Craft Degree is the second step in becoming a Freemason.
The attendance was great and a wonderful dinner was had by
:all.
Joppa Lodge No. 4 is located in Fletcher, Florida on SR 349.
iOld Fashioned River Party At
Fanning Springs State Park
SEvent features regional musicians and period costume reenactors
Chiefland- Park Manager Sally Lieb announced that the long
-standing music event, historically held at Manatee Springs State
-_Park, will be moved to Fanning Springs State Park.
Tucked into the banks of the historic Suwannee River "the stage
,area at Fanning Springs is well suited for this type of event" said
-'Lieb. There is a new covered stage for performers and plenty of
large oak trees for shade for audience members.
Local history and park archives show that the park, with one of
Florida's world famous first magnitude springs, has long been a
:center of recreation and cultural entertainment for the area.
This year's event will feature musical performers as well as
Living history reenactors.
Several "old time encampments" will give concert goers a sense
: of pioneer life in pre-civil war North Florida.
Seminole Indian encampments at the event are likely on the very
:-site of numerous Native American cultures throughout the
;:millennia. The proximity to the river for transportation and food
:and to the clear waters of the spring itself have made this site an
:inviting place for people in the past just as it is for current day
- residents.
Children as well as adults will enjoy seeing the techniques and
tobls that early residents, indigenous people as well as European
settlers, used in every day life in the Suwannee River valley.
:That the Suwannee River was made famous because of song,
musical events just seem a natural for this beautiful park. Bring a
picnic lunch and lawn chair to relax while you enjoy the concert.
-The event hours are from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM on Saturday
April 14t",2007.
-A few performer slots for the event are still available. For more
information on this event please call John Lohde at 352/493-6823.
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Congratulations girls! You both did a wonderful job. You did
us all proud! Keep on smiling.
We love you girls...The Gang


Happy Birthday BEVERLY!
Looking back who would've thought
something good would have came out
of D.G. Well it did. You! I got a
second Mom and a best friend all
~ wrapped up in one. You're more than
I could've asked for. Thank you for
everything you have done. I love you
so much...
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Commission Meeting Room
Cross City Florida
4:00 p.m. March 15, 2007

The Dixie County Board of County
Commissioners of Dixie County, Florida, will
meet Thursday, March 15, 2007, 4:00 pm in a
workshop regarding Comp Plan issues, GUA
Interlocal Agreement and Industrial Park Leases
in the County Commissioners Meeting Room, in
the Dixie County Courthouse,
Cross City, Florida.
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 Dana D. Johnson,
Clerk of Court, by 4:00 PM on Friday Preceding the Board meeting,
at (352) 498-1200.


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Have You Heard The News...Some It's A Boy!

Blessings Come In Twos!


Jennifer Tumlin & Travis Sheppard proudly announce the birth
of their twins, Travis 'Pacer Sheppard, Jr. (Pacer) and Allison
Alyssa Sheppard (Allie), born October 4, 2006. Pacer weighed in
at 3 lbs 13 ozs and was 16 inches long. Allie weighed in at 3 lbs 11
ozs and was 16.5 inches long.
After a two week stay in NICU, Pace and Allie were welcomed
home by a host of grandparents and aunts and uncles.
Paternal grandparents are Ed & Eloise Sheppard of Cross City.
Maternal grandparents are Thomas & Deana Tumlin of Old Town,
and Debbie Reed of Steinhatchee.
Maternal great grandparents are Grady & Dot Tumlin of Old
Town, and Annette Lashley of Steinhatchee.
Proud Uncles are Brandon and Travis Tumlin, Heath Reed,
Rick Sheppard; Aunts Heather Tumlin and Rhonda Ritchie.
We love you Pacer & Allie!




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Jeremy and Ashely Riels of Old Town would like to announce
the birth of their son Jaxson Gage Riels born January 13, 2007.
Jaxson was born at North Florida Women's Center in Gainesville,
Fl. weighing 71bs. 10oz. and 20 inches in length.
Maternal grandparents are Buddy and Doreen Lamb of Old
Town. Maternal great grandparents are the late Hoyt and Ethel
Lamb, Jacquline Ponte and the late Ted Ganus.
Paternal grandparents are Randy and Janet Riels of Cross City,
Paternal great grandparents are the late Pat and Verna Lee
"Cricket" Riels, Marjorie Hiers and the late Hal Hiers.


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-*REDUCED 10 acres on Faith Baptist Church Road, south of US 19
$105,000.
.-2.68 ACRES on NE 145 just outside Cross City on CR 351 $32,500.
--32 ACRES on SR 349 North, 2.5 miles from Old Town. Possibly
subdividable into commercial/residential tracts. $299,000.
--3.07 ACRES just outside Cross City off CR 351 $36,900.
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--50x100 LOTS in Skyline Heights off CR 351 $6,000.
--32 ACRES on Sanders road off CR 353. $380,000.
76 ACRES fenced & cleared on paved NE 326 Ave., off CR 351N.
$875,000.00.
3 WOODED ACRES just off Willow Hole Road in Old Town $45,000.00.
--10 ACRES on paved CR 340 West near Rock Bluff $100,000.
--2 high & dry lots of 3 acres each, off Spillers Highway, in Greenview
S/D $50,000 each. REDUCED! $45,000. EACH
--100'x100' lots in Skyline Heights Subd. $10,000.
-5 ACRES in Camp Two Sub. off CR 351 adjacent to hunting club.
$70,000.
--2.39 ACRES on cul-de-sac four miles north of Old Town. $28,500.
-1 ACRE on paved NE 303 Ave, off SR 349. $20,000.
--LOT in Forest Park Hills SD, on NE 443 Ave., $23,500.
--1.38 ACRES on paved CR 353 near Governor Hill Lake $24,900.
148 High & Dry Wooded ACRES on paved road in Dixie County near
Rock Bluff. $1,036,000. Will sell in 10 acre increments at $100,000 each.
HOMES
*-2BR/1 BA ON .60 ACRE on NE 223 Ave. in Cross City. Has det.
carport, workshop, and fireplace. $87,500.
-.3BR, 1BA CB HOME on corner lot in Cross City, approx. 2000 sf..
$100,000.
--3BR, 2BA DWMH on two fenced acres on paved SE 375 Street just
outside Cross City. Split plan, screened front porch and numerous
flowering trees and plants. $75,000.
*-3BR/1.5 BA SWMH on one acre. Fenced, workshop and totally
furnished. $45,000.
.2BR. 1BA on 1/2 acre. Furnished. Needs TLC. $25,000.
*-2BR/1BA on .60 acre on NE 223 Ave. in Cross City. Has carport,
workshop & fireplace. $87,500.

CALL US!!


Lot 12 block 5 Suwannee River Estates, 1 acre with
view of large field, close to Bell, Reduced $15,900 NW
10 Ave Gilchrist County
Lots 1 & 2 Sam Swett S/D, 1 acre each, near Mccrabb
Church, Hwy 349 frontage, REDUCED to $17,500 each,
NE Hwy 349
Lot 7 Springhaven Subdivision, 1 acre, only $15,000,
just off Hwy 349 in Old Town, NE 754 St
Lots 9 & 10 Oak Dale Subdivision, 3 acres each, on
Brenda Street aka NE 434 St in Old Town, asking
$35,000 each NE 434 Street
Lot 13 The Oaks S/D, 2.91 acres, corner lot, only
$29,000 corner of NE 550 St and NE 230 Ave in Old
Town
Lot 20 Foxwoods S/D, 3 acres with driveway and
clearing for homesite, just off 55-A, lots of big trees, only
$39,000 SE 692 St
1.21 acres on Hwy 349 in North Old Town just past Hwy
340 completely cleared with new survey, only $22,000
NE Hwy 349
Lot 2 Shannon Oaks, 2 acres, close to Rock Bluff, only
$25,900 NE 884 Ave
Lots 18 & 19 Sun Springs S/D in Gilchrist County, close
to Suwannee River, approx. 60 x 117 each, $42,000 for
both lots SW 75 Ct.
7 acres with 300ft. of Suwannee River Frontage! Lots 5,
6 & 7 Sunshine Acres S/D with two older MHs, cabin
on concrete slab with porch, 2 wells, 3 septics, partially
fenced, only $299,000 SE 791 St


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just off 351. Totally remodeled in 2006, new roof, floor, elevator, canal waterfront, Gulf, River &
carpet, paint, stainless steel appliances. Rocking Pool view at Suwannee Cove Development BI
chair front porch and picket fence around 3. Deeded floating dock basin for large boat.
driveway. A must see home for only $119,900. Attached 3 car carport. $429,900.


Call for more information Open Monday Friday 10AM 6PM, Satl & Sun. by appt.
Broker/Realtor/Owner Gayle Lovelace
Office Manager/Bookkeeper/Mortgage Broker Tina McKinney
Realtors Sales Agents: Danny Carroll, Cell 352-356-2421, Lisa Grady, Cell 352-258-5017


1431 E. Wade Street
Trenton, FL 32693

Tel: (352) 463-9494
Fax: (352) 463-9455
www.lancasterrealty.biz



Susan Lovelace
Lie. Real Estate Agent

(352) 538-1779


D. Deen Lancaster
Lic. Real Estate Broker


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Beautiful 3BR/2BA
Homes of Merit DWMH in
Suwannee! Right on the
canal, very well main-

houses (one with lift), fish
.cleaning room, built-in
52" TV, hot tub and more!
SMLS# 752474 $329,000

, / -13 .,:Cre.1 or, prind-led ,-anal! Paved road frontage!
MLS# 752218 $30,000
* 2.44 acres, Lot 59, Suwannee River Ranchettes S/D!
MLS# 750299 $39,900
* 2.44 acres, Lot 60, Suwannee River Ranchettes S/DI
MLS# 750300 $39,900
* 2.44 acres, Lot 85, Suwannee River Ranchettes S/D!
Well (no pump), power pole, septic tank and cleared
driveway! NO IMPACT FEE! OWNER FINANCING
with LOW $ DOWN! MLS# 750417 $39,900
* 3.02 acres, Lot 28 Matthew Plantation S/D, 4" well,
OWNER FINANCING with LOW $$ DOWN! MLS#
750830 $39,900
* 4.00 acres of perfect seclusion! Possible OWNER
FINANCING! MLS#755383 $52,000
* 5.00 acres, Lot 22 Indian Oaks Unit 2, GREAT
PRICE! MLS# 754063 $60,000
* 5.02 acres, Lot 13 Old Town Oaks S/D, Horses wel-
come! MLS# 755395 $61,500
* 5.00 acres, Suwannee Oak Forest S/D, Great Loca-
tion! MLS# 753383 $69,900


Steinhatchee River Realty,
Office (352) 498-0136 FAX (352) 498-6090
Thomas Gaughan Broker
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IMLS# 755448 3/1, 1,010 sq ft -2/1 home on
home on .33 in Cross City completely renova
within walking distance of storage shed and
schools.- $96,500.00. close to schools
78,000.00





*MLS # 755130.Beautiful site built 3/2 on M 7 7
.30 acres in King's Creek S/D in *MLS # 750307 2/2
Steinhatchee. Has a large workshop with in Steinhatchee a
RV/Motor home shed. $339,000.00. the river.- $ 119,00(

*MLS#751627, 1075 sq. ft., 2/2 SWMH on .40 acres in Cross City $49,500.
*MLS#753344, 840 sq. ft. 2/1 SWMH on 2 acres in Old Town $59,000.
*MLS#755353 1440 sq. t1. 3/2 DWMH on 2.06 acres in OldTown -$110,000.
*MLS # 754051 1560 sq. ft. DWMH on 2.14 acres in Old Town $125,000.


nice city lot.
ted. also has
privacy fence.
& town.- $


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few blocks from
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HWY 19 & HWY 51
currently a bar
retail business, bu
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-2.79 WOODED ACRES near Gornto Spg
*5 ACRES off 55A. Has 2 septics & power
*1 LOT behind Courthouse (105x160MOL
all improvements $20,900.
*2 LOTS in Skyline Heights SD, off Hwy. 351,


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DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2007


Ruth Rains Middle School

February 2007 Students Of The Month
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Left to right: Principal Beverly Baumer, Jocelyn Hines, Anna Patterson, and Victoria Scammon.
Jocelyn Hines was chosen as one of Ruth Student of the Month at Ruth Ra
Rains Middle School Students of the Month for School. She is a pleasure to teach al
February. Jocelyn is the daughter of J.D. and her work done. Anna enjoys playing
Jennifer Hines of Old Town and has two baseball, volleyball and running track
younger sisters. Jocelyn's hobbies include report for FFA. Congratulations, Ann
hunting and being active in Girl Scouts. She a Student of the Month. Keep up the
enjoys school and her favorite subject is math. Victoria Scammon is the daughter
Jocelyn's positive work ethics and pleasant and Bobby Davis of Old Town. Sh
attitude earned her this honor. Congratulations, pursue a singing career and atti
Jocelyn! Victoria likes school and her favorite
Anna Patterson, daughter of Danny and Language Arts. Congratulations, Vict
Libbi Patterson, has also been selected as


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MINNEAPOLIS Since the 2004
introduction of the FlameThrower
GrillBurger, Dairy Queen has been
steadily spicing up its food lineup with
flavorful burgers and sandwiches. This
March DQ, the treat category leader and
ohe of the leaders in the quick service
restaurant (QSR) industry, again turns up the
heat by adding FlameThrower Chicken to
its:sandwich menu.
"The FlameThrower GrillBurger has
been such a hit with customers that, it made
sense to expand the offering to chicken," said
Michael Keller, chief brand officer for
Iriternational Dairy Queen. "We are fulfilling
the cravings for spicy food. The
FlameThrower Chicken Sandwich gives our
DQ fans even more to smile about."
Debuting at all Dairy Queen /Brazier
and DQ Grill & Chill locations in March,
the FlameThrower Chicken Sandwich can be
grlled or fried and is layered with whole leaf
lettuce, tomato, zesty jalapefio bacon, spicy
Pepper Jack cheese and topped off with a
taPigy Tabasco flavored mayonnaise for
extra zing. The launch will be supported by
national television advertising throughout the
month which will tout how incredibly hot and
spicy FlameThrower Chicken is. The
comedic spot features a group of co-workers
eating the new sandwich and as they exhale,
flames shoot out of their mouths.


The FlameThrower Chicken Sandwich i
the first of several new menu items and treat
that Dairy Queen will debut in 2007 and wil
sell for an average retail price of $3.90 for th'
sandwich and $5.60 for a Basket meal
complete with fries and drink.
Internet game fans also can test their skill
at DQ's new interactive FlameBlower game
Players earn points as they maneuver a hot ai
balloon through treacherous skies filled witl
birds, planes, and of course the coveted
Flamethrower Chicken Sandwiches. Points
are earned by keeping the balloon in flight
Each day, the top 25 scores will be posted
DQ.also will reward a $25 gift certificate to
randomly selected player each day for thi
duration of the promotion. The FlameBlowe
game is the second of five planned Dair
Queen viral Internet campaigns and is now
accessible at www.dqflameblower.com o
www.dq.com.
"We had a tremendous response to our firs
real foray into this type of viral marketing
with Slow Jam, launched in time fo
Valentine's Day," said Keller. "Launching
five of these digital initiatives over the nex
six months is pretty notable for us."
The Flame Game was designedby Space
150, Minneapolis.
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Road Cleanup In Steinhatchee
On a balmy January day,
the Steinhatchee Garden Club
and the Steinhatchee AARP .
had a road cleanup scheduled. b
Bill Cake, President of the
AARP, and his wife, Jackie,
were the first to arrive with
hats and gloves at the ready.
This was their first cleanup
experience and they were
terrific! The Cakes moved
from Gainesville and slipped
right into village life. They are
a very welcome addition to the
,, community.
In addition to the Cakes,
Freddie Hires, fresh from knee
surgery, came out to
participate along with Char
Chauncey, Sue Polhemus and
Judy Gantenbein. Jerry

e Gantenbein picked up the bags
s and delivered them to the
1, dump.
e The Garden Club is now
g cleaning Riverside Drive -
(Highway 51) from Roy's
y Restaurant to Tri County
0 Electric. The AARP continues
J. to be responsible for Hwy 51
s from Cooey's Island to Tri
County Electric.
Even though the weather 1
was perfect, more volunteers -
would have been desirable. So,
all you AARP and Garden '
Club members grab your hats
s and gloves and come out '
s Saturday, March 10th at 8:30
11 A.M. (Meet at Tri County
e Electric parking lot). Anyone
1, else interested in cleaning the
road in front of their house,
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on down.
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This 3Br. 28a. home is on a corner
lot on a paved street and features,
new paint, new metal roof, new AC,
new well, recently Installed ceramic
tile and wood flooring, dressing
area In master bath, and more.
Close to the Suwannee River,
Shopping School, and the Gulf of
Mexico. $70,000 (DMH 754241 JW)
463-6144.


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212 NE
Office (352) 49E
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FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD r i.:ely
*set on one full acre, this beautiful 3/2
mobile home rests at the end of a
-rock road. Fireplace and 1495 sq. ft.
.of living space. New metal roof &
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Acres. It has one wooded cypress
'pond on the land. The rest of the
:property is cleared and pasture.
SSetting on one side of the property is
:a 3 bed 2 bath brick house. It has:a
'fireplace, walk-in-closets, and a great
room.


210 Ave. Cross City, FL
3-1 648 ** steinhatcheeproperties.com
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SUWANNEE
RIVER 3 Ig.
lots (approx 7
acres) with
over 370 ft ,-..
on the
Suwannee
River. Canal
runs through it, With a 3 BR/2B
mobile home on one of the lots. This
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has huge oaks and tall pines scattered
throughout the property, Setting
comfortably in the middle of the land is a
nice 3/2 mobile home. In the back yard
sets a huge shed for a work shop as well
as wings on each side of it for boat or
trailer parking. Owner says make an offer.


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HOME IN CROSS CITY 3/2 home in
nice, quiet neighborhood on city lot.
Nice landscaped yard, picket fence,
irrigation, and workshop in back. 2
city lots also available (all with paved
road frontage). Call today for an
appointment.


-2 LOTS, SIDE-BY-SIDE with one being
a corner lot having two sides with roads,
one is paved. The other has highway
frontage. Both lots ,are an acre and then
some, adding up to 2 full acres with a little
to spare. Total $46,000. Owner will split
and sell both separately.

-READY TO BUILD This is a 5 acre lot
with hwy. frontage. It has big live oaks and
beautiful grass underneath. Perfect for a
house to be built on.


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Clean 27 x 44 doublewide with 14 x
27 covered porch. Plus 24 x 36
pole barn. 5 acres, fenced & cross
fenced. Pasture with scattered
trees, paved street. Great for
horses or cows. $160,000. (LMH-
754217-D) 493-2221.

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beautiful 10 acre tract with huge
"Granddaddy" Live Oaks scattered
over property. This property is
South of Chiefland on a paved
road, you must see to appreciate
it's potential. You'll love this
peaceful setting, listed at
$230,000. (LR-755464-MKH) 493-
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NATURE LOVER'S DREAM This
3 level home sits on a beautiful 5
acre tract on the Waccasassa River
in, Gulf Hamrmock There is a
bunkhouse, catwalk, det. carport
with workshop and much morel
$399,000. (LR-755427-MKH) 493-
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Lovely 3/2 DW MH on 3 Lots in
Fanning Springs. This home
features new windows, new paint,
new light fixtures, completely
remodeled master bath. 10 X 32
screened porch, chain link fenced
yard, detached garage with work
area, and much more. 584.900.
(GMH-754226-JW) 463-6144.








Very Private and approx. a half
mile to boat ramp on Suwannee
River. This 4 / 2 with large covered
porch features nice large rooms,
open floor plan, family room with
fireplace, and bonus area with
computer desk. Landscaped.
storage building and pool.- Must
See. $169.900. (GMH-754975-K)
493-222 1.


Got a large family and looking
for some privacy? We have It in
this completely remodeled 4
bedroom, 2 bath home on 5e acres
off the Mana to Springs Road.
Drive thru garage/workshop. HonMe
has new tile. a/c heat unit, cabinets,
carpet. 4th bedroom & bath,
appliances and corlan countertops.
Offered at $259,500. (LR-751837)
493-2221.


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Beautiful new concrete block
home with open living room with
cathedral ceilings, screened in back
porch and oversize 2 car garage.
This 3 bedroom 2 bath home also
has 20 acres fully fenced for your
horses or cows. It has a newly dug
pond ready to stock with fish.
$399,00. (LR-754797-CS) 493-
2221.


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addition, large screen room,
carport and workshop. Convenient
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fireplace nlakes for an enjoyable
place to call horne. The pasture is
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Iris Collins Celebrates 90th Birthday!


ATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2007


Patrice's School Of Dance Performs

At The Daytona 500


natives line the driveway at Sammy Woodall's home, surprising Iris ollns with a 90 Birthday Party
Relatives line the driveway at Sammny Woodall's home, surprising Iris Collins with a 90'h Birthday Party.


Springhouse
Springhouse Quilte
are continuing to plan f
their 2007 Quilt Sho'
October 26 and 27, at t]
Trenton United Method
Church. The vario
committees are hard
work making the
preliminary plans gettil
vendors, public
organized, ribbons,
judge, gift shop itei
door prizes, participar
and needed workers
lined up for the shoN
There is certainly a lot
work that goes into a qu
show, especially sin
there is a possibility the
will be 150 quits enter
into the show.


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Each quilt will be identified by owner and given a number for
tracking. Each quilt is treated with special care until the show is
over and all quilts have been returned. During the 2005 show,
there were over 600 visitors to the two-day show.
Springhouse Quilters now has a membership of approximately
85 members and continues to accept new members. The
beginning quilting classes, on going since late January, will be
completed before the end of March. There are 8 new members
attending and participating in the beginner classes and making a
sampler quilt. Each block of the sampler quilt teaches a beginner
a different technique. When the sampler is completed, these
beginning quilters should be able to make any quilt they desire.
March is nearly one-half over. One-fourth of 2007 will soon be
over. We wonder where our time is being spent and what we
have accomplished for 2007. The balance of 2007 will be a very
busy time. There are workshops and regular meetings to attend,
quilts to be started and some of the old projects to be completed.
Most quilters have many unfinished quilts on their worktable or
stored in their closets just waiting to be finished. Who knows, this
may be the year for some of those old projects to be finished and
entered in the quilt show.
For information on Springhouse Quilters contact Jan Litzinger,
463-3971, or Lois Scott, 463-2207.
Lois Scott, Publicity


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Pictured left: Iris, 90 years
young, blows out the candles on
her birthday cake.

On March 3rd, 2007,
approximately 25family and
friends of Iris Collins gave her
a surprise 90th Birthday Party!
Iris is the sister of the late
Morris Woodall. The party was
held at her nephew, Sammy
Woodall's home at Hinton
Landing.
Congratulations, Iris!


Log Cabin

Quilters
The Log Cabin Quilters
met Thursday, Mar. 8 at the
Levy County Quilt Museum. It
was show time for three new
quilts. Betty Dillon has
appliqued a "Road to the Sea"
with houses, barns,
lighthouses, churches and all
kinds of scenes. Her work is
something that is outstanding.
Alice Haire has finished to
tops, one painted 'Wedding
Ring" and one with hearts and
flowers. Pat has finished her
white on white couch cover
and as usual, we take pictures
of everything.
We had six from Williston
and shared patterns, books and
what ever they needed. One
lady came in who is just
learning to applique and
wanted to know if what she
was doing was right. It was,
and her blind stitches were
really blind! We enjoy all that
come in and we help everyone
who asks.
Greg and six boy were out
Tuesday and we had a great
day. Some of the boys have
never seen quilting and we like
to show them what we do.
They do so much for us out
here. Thanks, Lancaster.
Lunch was so
good...chicken and dressing,
collards, turnip roots, mac-
cheese, spaghetti, sweet
potatoes, cauliflower, salads,
biscuits, fresh bread, yummy
cookies, strawberry pie and so
much more. Sixteen members
were present and ten visitors.
W. Home


Dancers from Patrice's School of Dance take a moment out of their day at the Daytona 500 to snap this


picture for their memory books.
It was a very exciting trip for 12 dancers of
Patrice's School of Dance when they went and
danced at the 2007 Daytona 500's Tribute to
America Show presented by Nextel featuring
Kelly Clarkson.
They started Saturday morning at a local
stadium to begin a very long practice day. They
were then bused into the infield at Daytona
International Speedway for a dress rehearsal and
while waiting to go on the field we watched the
final laps of the Bush race. After several more
hours of practice Kelly Clarkson came out and
gave the dancers a short, but very up close
concert.
Sunday was filled with excitement. To start
the day off the girls met Fox Sports and Speed
channel NASCAR expert analyst Jeff
Hammond. He is a former championship
winning crew chief and was very nice.
Everyone was lined up and ready to go and all
the NASCAR drivers walked by going to stand
by their cars for the pre-race show. The director
of the show remembered us from last year and
was again impressed with our dance ability and


professionalism. The entire front line was
Patrice's School of Dance and the performance
went great with a lot of energy. After dancing,
the girls walked along pit road and met a few
drivers like Kyle Bush and Kasey Kahne.
The group stayed for the race and were able
to watch Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Ryar
Newman and Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s pit crew work
on the wrecked cars. After the exciting finish
they struck around for a few autographs and to
see Jeff Gordon, Robby Gordon, Clint Bowyer,
rookie David Ragan and Speed reporter Bob
Dillner. After watching Kevin Harvick to into
the winner circle it was time to head home.
Kristin Cone, Tania Hauser, Beth Lee,
Cheryl Byrd, Ashley Jackson, Donna Robinson,
Risa Croft, Jessica Johns, Whitney Shows,
Frances Hilton, Jillian Gee, and Kelsey Brown
were the 12 to perform this year. Jessica Johns,
Jillian Gee and Tania Hauser are all from Dixie
County.

Congratulations to all these girls for doing
such a wonderful job!


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DIXIE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT


SERVING YOU AT FIVE LOCATIONS


CROSS CITY/HWY 19
* OLD TOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
RUTH RAINS MIDDLE SCHOOL
* ANDERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DIXIE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL


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


FREE PREGNANCY TESTING 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
Board Certified Pediatrician To Care For Your Children
Board Certified Internist to Care For Adults
Medical Providers To See Your Children At School



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Cedar Key Library March 17th
On Swallowtail Kites
On March 17th at the Cedar Key Library, Dr. Ken Meyer will
talk about his on-going research on Swallowtail Kites. Since 1998
he has directed research in Florida, Georgia, Mexico, Belize and
Brazil on the nesting and wintering ecology, habitat selection,
migration and conservation
biology of several species of
birds including Swallowtail
Kites and Short -tailed Hawks
and other birds of south
Florida's pineland
communities. The Swallowtail
Kite, one of the most graceful
and lovely of the raptors, is
now back in our area and
looking for nesting sites. Dr.
Meyer will tell us more about .
them. He will also talk about
the Short-tailed Hawk now a
candidate for the endangered
species list. These hawks are
one of the rarest of raptors.
The Swallowtail Kites, The Swallowtail Kite will be
although when soaring about the focus of guest speaker Dr.
us seem fragile, fly many Ken Meyers at the Cedar Key
miles to their wintering areas Library on March 17"'.
in South America. Dr. Meyer
has followed them to find out exactly where they winter. He also
looks for their nests here in our own Lower Suwannee National
Wildlife Refuge and he will be able to describe the habitats they
prefer.
This will be a fascinating talk and power point. Raptors are
among the most interesting of birds. This is a program that no one
should miss if they have the slightest interest in the natural world.
Not only will there be a talk by an eminent researcher, but coffee
and pastries will be provided. Join us for a very worthwhile
morning. Call Joan Stephens 352-463-1095 for information.


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Antonio, Texas.
During the six weeks of
training, the airman studied the
Air Force mission,
organization, and military
customs and courtesies;
performed drill and ceremony
marches, and received physical
training, rifle marksmanship,
field training exercises, and
special training in human
relations.
In addition, airmen who
complete basic training earn
credits toward an associate
degree through the Community
College of the Air Force.
He is the son of George and
Carla Brock of Woods Creek
Road, Perry, Fla.
Brock received an associate
degree in 2006 from
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For the week ended March 8, 2007
At the Florida Livestock Auctions, receipts totaled 6,873, compared to
7,515 last week, and 7,322 a year ago. According to the Florida Federal-
State Livestock Market News Service: Compared to last week, Slaughter
pows and bulls were steady to 2.00 lower; feeder steers and feeder heifers
Steady to 2.00 higher.
Feeder Steers: 200-300 lbs $ 135-200
Med & Lg Frame No. 1-2 300-400 lbs. $ 117-155


:Feeder Heifers:
Med & Lg Frame No. 1-2

'Slaughter Cows:
,Lean 85-90 percent

-Slaughter Bulls:
:Yield Grade No. 1-2

No man is wise enough


400-500 lbs.

200-300 lbs
300-400 lbs.
400-500 lbs.

750-1200 lbs

1000-2100 lbs.


$ 105-135

$116-190
$ 105-132
$90-112

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them crimes.
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VA.
The course is designed to
train service members to
perform preliminary food
preparation procedures'
according to Army production
schedules and recipes; cook,
bake and serve food in large
and small quantities, field and
garrison kitchen operations;
and general operation of Army
dining facilities, including
cleaning and housekeeping,
sanitation measures, and
1 storage of subsistence items.
He is the son of Ronald J.
Willis of Bell, Fla., and Anita
K. Glidewell of Garden
Highway, Sacramento, Calif.


FISHERMAN'S GUIDE TO TIDE AND RIVER LEVELS
Tides for the Coast of Dixie County
March 8 April 4, 2007
Day Dale Moon HI FT LO FT HI FT LO FT HI FT
Thu 8-Mar 74% 4:21 AM 2.6ft. 10:14 AM 0.7 ft. 3:54 PM 3.2 f. 10:58 PM -0.2 .
Fri 9-Mar 68% 5:02AM 2.3.f 10:40AM 0.9ft. 4:21 PM 3.2f 11:39PM -0.1 ft
Sat 10-Mar 62% 5:54AM 2.1 fR. 11:08AM 1.21t. 4:55PM 3.2ft
Sun 11-Mar 56% 1:32AM 0.0ft 8:09AM 1.8t. 12:41 PM 1.51t 6:39PM 3.0f.
Mon 12-Mar 49% 2:47 AM 0.2 ft 10:08AM 1.8 f. 1:39 PM 1.7 f 7:44 PM 29 f
Tue 13-Mar 43% 4:23 AM 0.1 ft 12:07 PM 1.9 f 3:45 PM 1.9 M. 9:22 PM 2.8t
Wed 14-Mar 36% 5:49AM -0.1 ft 12:57 PM 2.2ft 5:30 PM 1.7 f 10:56 PM 2.9 f.
Thu 15-Mar 29% 6:49 AM -0.4 f 1:29 PM 2.4 ft 6:40 PM 1.3.
Fd 16-Mar 22% 12:09AM 3.1 7:35AM -0.5 f. 1:55PM 2.6t. 7:33PM 0.9ft
Sat 17-Mar 14% 1:10AM 3.3ft 8:16AM -0.5ft 2:20PM 2.8 f 8:20 PM 0.4ft.
Sun 18-Mar 6% 2:03 AM 3.5ft 8:53 AM -0.4 f 2:45 PM 3.0f. 9:03 PM -0.1 ft
Mon 19-Mar 2% 2:54AM 3.5 ft 928AM-0.2ft 3:11 PM 3.2.f 9:47 PM -0.5 f
Tue 20-Mar 9% 3:43 AM 3.3ft. 10:01AM 0.2 ft. 337 PM 3.4f. 10:30 PM -0.7f
Wed 21-Mar 17% 4:32AM 3.1ft. 10:34AM 0.5ft 4:06PM 3.5ft 11:15PM -0.8.f
Thu 22-Mar 25% 5:22 AM 2.8 ftI1. 05 AM 0.9ft 4:38PM 3.5ft.
Fri 23-Mar 32% 1204 AM -0.7f 6:16AM 2.4f. 11:36AM 1.2ft. 513PM 3.5ft
Sat 24-Mar 40% 12.58AM-0.4 ft 7:21 AM 2.0ft 12:09PM1.5 ft 5:56PM 3.3ft.
Sun 25-Mar 47% 2:05AM -01 ft. 8:55AM 1.8 ft 12:50PM 1.7 t 6:52PM 3.0ft.
Mon 26-Mar 54% 3:34AM0.1ft 11:20AM 1.8ft 2:17PM 1.9t9 820PM 2.7t.
Tue 27-Mar 60% 5:11 AM 0.2ft 12:26PM 2.0.f 16:28 1.8 t. 10:12PM 2.ft
Wed 28-Mar 67% 6:20AM0.1ft. 12:56PM 2.3ft 6:04PM 1.5f. 11:42PM 2.7f.
Thu 29-Mar 73% 7:06 AM 0.1 f 1:20PM 2.5ft 7:02PM 1.0ft.
Fd 30-Mar 79% 12:43 AM 2.9ft. 7:42 AM 0.1 ft 1:41 PM 2.7 ft 7:45 PM 0.6 ft
Sat 31-Mar 85% 1:31 AM 3.0 ft 8:11 AM 0.1 t 2:01 PM 2.9 t 8:21 PM 0.3ft.
Sun 1-Apr 91% 2:11AM 3.0 ft 8:37AM 0.3 f 2.21PM 3.0 f 855 PM 0.0 f
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Wed 4-Apr 91% 3:57AM 2.8ft 9:51 AM 0.7ft. 3:23 PM 3.4ft 10:26PM -0,4ft
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Minutes of Regular
Meeting of
THE SCHOOL BOARD
OF DIXIE COUNTY,
FLORIDA
Tuesday, February 13,
2007 6:00 p.m.
The Dixie County School Board
met in regular session at 6:00 p.m.
on Tuesday, February 13, 2007 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 Dwayne Rollison,
followed by Pledge of Allegiance to
the Fiag.
Motion by Patrick Bell, second by
Dwayne Rollison, the School Board
unanimously approved the Agenda
with addition and revision.
Special Recoanition
School-Related Employees of
the Year: The following
Educational Staff Professionals
were recognized and presented
with a plaque:
Jody Livingston District
Staff
Edith Valentine -
Transportation
Glenda Keen Anderson
Elementary School
Robyn Wilkerson Dixie
County High School
Connie Land Old Town
Elementary School
Macaele Wood Ruth
Rains Middle School
District Wide School Related
Employee of the Year
Edith Valentine
Executive Session
Information/Announcements
Instructional Services: Ken
Baumer, Assistant Superintendent
presented School Advisory Council
membership updates and
discussed Major Areas of Interest.
James Bray, Director of Student
Services and ESE. presented
copies and discussed the annual
Dixie District Schools Parent and
Student Evaluation Surveys.
Garry Durham, Director of
Curriculum discussed preparations
for upcoming FCAT.
Anne Engers, Director of
Vocational, Adult, Community
Education and Personnel
discussed career education
choices with Major Areas of
Interest.
Support Services: Mark Rains,
Executive Director for Support
Services presented Truancy
Report, FTE Projection, and Letter
of Appreciation to Maintenance
Department from JROTC Program.
He also discussed property located
near AES and RRMS and plans to
meet with owner to discuss options
of possible future purchase.
Schools: OTES FCAT
Celebration, February 23d at 9:00
a.m., received award from Success
for All in recognition for
Outstanding Growth, school
calendar
AES Kid Biz update, hosted
Florida SUMS Workshop, and
calendar
RRMS FCAT update, math
materials and games presented to
RRMS by Dixie Education
Foundation
DCHS FCAT update, tutoring
offered before and after school,
skateboards will not be allowed on
campus after February 14th
Food Service: Linda Fowler,
Coordinator of Food Service
discussed National School
Breakfast Week, March 5-8.
Finance: Mary Werner, Director
of Finance and Business Services
presented Financial Report and
responded to audit report.
Superintendent: Dennis W.
Bennett, Superintendent discussed
Small School District Council
Consortium Meeting on February
21s in Tallahassee, 2008 FCAT
and Suwannee River Fair dates,
and presented copies of the
NEFEC Legislative Agenda.
School Board: School Board
Chairman Tim Alexander will
represent the School Board on the
Cross City Airport Committee.
Citizen Input: Joe Sparacino
invited all school officials to the
Sons of Confederate Veterans
program and luncheon on February
24".
Consent Agenda
Superintendent Bennett
recommended approval of Consent
Agenda. Motion by Patrick Bell,
second by David Keen and
unanimously carried by the School
Board to approve the following
items on the Consent Agenda.
Approval of minutes of the
January 9, 2007 Regular School
Board Meeting.
Approval of the following
teachers to tutor senior students in
FCAT preparation. Tutorial
sessions will occur before and after
student contact day, not to exceed
four (4) hours weekly per teacher,
to be paid at the rate of $20.00 per
hour, effective January 10, 2007.
Mather Cravey, Diana Locke,
Heather Dixon, Carolyn Petrone,
Jean Driggers, James Smith, Anita
K. Driggers, Yvonne Sullivan,


Shannon Ellison, Judy Sumrall,
Michelle Kelley, Michael
Whittington
Approval of medical leave of
absence extension for Sonja
Valentine, effective January 10,
2007 through February 2, 2007.
Approval of medical leave of
absence extension for Teresa
Diane Lord, effective January 20,
2007 through February 23, 2007.
Approval of Family and Medical
Leave for 'Teresa Diane Lord,
effective January 20, 2007 through
February 23, 2007 to run
concurrent with approved medical
leave as requested by employee.
Approval of medical leave of
absence for Letecia Whitman,


effective March 7, 2007 through
April 22, 2007.
Approval of Family and Medical
Leave for Letecia Whitman,
effective March 7, 2007 through
April 22, 2007 to run concurrent
with approved leave of absence as
requested by employee.
Appointment of W. Perry
Davidson to teach a Dual
Enrollment class for the 2006-2007
school year on non-contract status
from January 2, 2007 through May
4, 2007, to teach two (2) hours per
week at his hourly rate of $34.30.
Approval of Cristina Siegel to
teach homebound positions on an
as-needed basis for the 2006-2007
school year. Compensation shall
be as per instructional contract for
homebound.
Appointment of Misty Burnette as
a temporary part-time aide at
Anderson Elementary School,
three days per week to begin
February 2, 2007 and end May 23,
2007, to be paid by General Funds.
Approval of medical leave of
absence for Sandra McRae,
effective January 26, 2007 through
March 16, 2007.
Approval of Family and Medical
Leave for Sandra McRae, effective
January 26, 2007 through March
16, 2007 to run concurrent with
approved leave of absence as
requested by employee.
Acceptance of resignation for
retirement from Sandra McRae,
effective at the end of the working
day on March 16, 2007.
Acceptance of resignation from
Edie Chavous as a Bus Driver,
effective January 3, 2007.
Approval of Jerry Wayne Evans
as an after-school instructor for
E.S.E. students, approximately 12
hours per week at the rate of
$20.00 per hour, retroactive from
August 7, 2006 to be paid from
General Fund.
Approval of designation for North
Central Florida Regional Planning
Council to be lead agency to
coordinate the preparation of the
Public School Facilities Element of
the Comprehensive Plan as
required by Senate Bill 360. The
School Board designates the
Planning Council, serving as the
lead agency, to receive financial
assistance from the Florida
Department of Community Affairs
to cover the costs of these
services. These services will be
provided by the Planning Council at
no cost to the Dixie County School
Board.
Approval of revision to the
Interagency Agreement between
The School Board of Dixie County,
The Florida Department of Children
and Families-District 3, Partnership
For Strong Families, Inc., and
Florida Crown Workforce Board,
Inc., effective January 10, 2007 to
continue for three years.
Approval of Transportation
Agreement between the School
Board of Dixie County and Travis
Morris, to provide reimbursement
for transportation of child to Dixie
County High School, effective
January 29, 2007.
Approval of Dixie Education
Foundation, Inc. Audit Report for
June 30, 2006, as submitted by
Davis, Monk & Company to be
included into official records of the
Dixie County School Board.
Approval of Resolution No. 07-
06, to participate in Section 212.12
F.S. Classroom Technology
Purchases and Training.
Approval of the following "Major
Areas of Interest" for the 2007-
2008 school year at Dixie County
High School.
Agricultural Related Integrated
Automotive Service Technology'
Automotive Technology
Integrated
Basic Communications
Business Education Digital


Design
Business Supervision 'and
Management"
College Preparatory/Mathematics
Concentration
College Preparatory/Science
Concentration
Education Integrated
Industrial Applied Welding
Technologies
Integrated Academic Focus
Integrated Health Science -
Related
Integrated Humanities
Physical Education
ROTC and Military Training -
Army JR ROTC
Science Education
*ESE Students Only
Approval of the following
personnel to receive RRMS
Supplements for the 2006-2007
school year:
Softball Coach-Richard
Whittington-$1,014.96
Baseball Coach -Roger
Robson-$1,014.96
Approval of the following
substitutes as designated for the
2006-2007 school year:
Substitute Teacher/Aide
Natalie D. Bechtold
Amy D. Landrum
Jennifer E. Parker
Frances V. Robbins
Kimberly A. Walker
Substitute Aide Only
Margaret D. Beshai
Substitute Food Service
Margaret D. Beshai
Lisa Hightower
Theresa Fay Hough
Frances Robbins
Substitute Bus Driver/Bus Aide
Carolyn Aiken
Approval of the following
volunteers as designated for the
2006-2007 school year:
Lamar, Kevin D.
Bush, Kaycee L.
O'Neal, Joshua J.
Approval to change the regular
monthly School Board meeting
from April 10, 2007 to April 3, 2007.
Approval of Warrant Register
numbers: 41798-41880; 41881-
41960
Motion by David Keen, second
by Patrick Bell and unanimously
approved by the School Board to
adjourn.
Attest: Dennis W. Bennett,
Superintendent
Signed:Timothy W. Alexander,
Chairman


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1 bag Fritos Corn
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4 cup chili without
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1 tablespoon chopped
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X cup shredded American
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Open top of Fritos Corn
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bags of Fritos Corn Chips,
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cup chopped onion, and 1
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