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Title: Dixie County advocate
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Rose O. Chavous
Place of Publication: Cross City Fla
Creation Date: April 19, 2007
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Dixie -- Cross City
Coordinates: 29.635278 x -83.124722 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1922?
General Note: Publisher: Skipper K. Jones, <1994>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 24, no. 15 (Oct. 10, 1946).
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FEATURES
-Brain Bown Champs
Need Your Help..................2A
*Co. Comm. Agenda........2A
-Health Fair................. 7B
*Dump Truck Accdent.....8B
*Wilderness Trail.........8B
*Jackson Water Hole........4A


Blues Brothers Spotted At
2007 Prom, See Pg. IOA


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


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Husband

Stabbed

During

Altercation

With Spouse


Suwannee

Man Arrested

On Multiple

Drug Charges


Long-Awaited Celebration Takes Place


At Future Tri-County Hospital Site


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Michelle Ducolon
Sheriff Dewey Hatcher
issued a press release this past
Monday concerning -the
stabbing of an Old Town man
last Friday, April 13.
According to the Sheriff,
the Dixie County Sheriff's
Office responded to a call at
NE 519h Street in Old Town at
approximately 10:43 p.m. in
reference to a stabbing.
See "STABBING"pg. 5A

Man Arrested
On Federal
Arrest Warrant


Tuesday, April 17, Dixie
County Sheriffs Office
received information from
Florida Department of Law
Enforcement that Anthony
Sinclair was wanted on a
Federal Indictment and that he
was possibly located in Dixie,
County.
The Sheriffs Office went
See Federal Arrest, Pg. 5A


James Paul Crown, Jr.
A Suwannee man was
arrested this past Monday,
April 16 after a traffic stop led
deputies to the discovery of
various drugs on the suspect.
According to Sheriff
Dewey Hatcher, James Paul
Crown, Jr., 45, was driving on
CR 351 when he was stopped
by officers in front of the
Cross City Rehab.
A search by the Dixie
County Drug Task Force
uncovered methamphetamine,
See "DRUGS"page 5A


Old Town Man
Arrested On

Lewd &

Lascivious
Charges

Michael T. Hartford, 19, of
Old Town, FL was arrested
Monday, April 16, and charged
with 2 counts of Lewd &
Lascivious Molestation on a.
Child Under 12. Both are life
felonies. An investigation has
been ongoing since January 14,
2007.
He was picked up in Levy
County on a Dixie County
warrant, made First
Appearance in Levy County
and is currently being held in
the Dixie County Jail on a
$500,000. Bond. Arraignment
has been set for May 14, 2007


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Celebrating the approval of the Tri-County Hospital, Ameris Health Systems founder and CEO Sam Lewis, Ameris Health Systems President
Robert Bauer, and Ameris Health Systems Health Consultant Frank Schupp, along with local officials, state representatives and members of the
Tri-County Area, gathered last Friday at the hospital site in Chiefland. The long-awaited celebration came after two denials of the Certificate of
Need and years of perseverance. Each speaker thanked the citizens of the Tri-County Area, local and state officials, and those serving on the
hospital committee who helped make the "dream a reality." From left to right: Ameris Health Systems CEO Sam Lewis, Dixie Counto
Commissioner Buddy Lamb and State Representative Debbie Boyd proudly displaying the CON, and State Representative Will Kendrick.

Increased Gas Prices = Increased Gas Thefts
By Briar Keathley
In the last month, there have been at least 10 gas station drive-
offs in Cross City.
According to Police Chief Wesley Jones, there is a direct
correlation between the drive-offs and increasing gas prices.
S"As gas prices continue to go up, we see more and more gas
-Z W A RNt I N Ctheft," he said.
e.7 ., r )"The current Florida average for regular unleaded gas is $2.89 per
....... gallon, according to a AAA Auto Club South report. In Cross
.l. i' City, the average price of regular unleaded is $2.98 per gallon.
These prices are nearly 30 cents higher than last month's prices
and four cents higher than a year ago.
Not willing to pay for the high-priced gas, some drivers have


decided to steal it by fueling up
without paying.
"A lot of them will wait and
watch the station until the
Motorists are urged to take heed of the warning sign on gas pumps station fills up with customers
that warns if you pump without paying, you could lose your drivers' and the clerk is real busy," Jones
license. said. "Then they'll get the gas
and drive off."
He explained that these drive-off thieves are not always apprehended for committing the crime
because the store clerk is not always able to get a thorough description of the thief or the vehicle.
'The drive-offs have a major impact on my business," said Randy King, owner of King's BP Oil
and Tire Service.
He explained that the average gas fill-up at his station is $60, and when someone decides not to pay
for it, his business has to basically "eat that cost."
Although his business has had only one drive-off so far this month, the business did have six drive-
offs just last month. Sometimes, King said, not all the drive-offs are committed intentionally.
Customers simply forget to pay and will return later to pay. But, unfortunately, there are those who
never return to pay, and are often not apprehended and charged for their crime.
In,Florida, gas theft is a misdemeanor crime, punishable by up to 60 days in jail and/or a $500 fine.
Repeat offenders face suspension of their driver's license.
Even with security cameras and the pre-pay method of gas, these drive-offs still take place, Jones
said.
"We went to all the gas stations and asked them to do pre-pay," he said. "But not all of the clerks
are making them." See "DRIVE-OFFS" page 5A


at the pump and driving away


DCHS Beta

Club Excels

At State

Convention


Dotti South Group Returns Equestrian Park Opens

For 12th Annual Red Belly Day Trailhead To Riders


Dotti South Group


The Dotti South Group will be returning to
the Red Belly stage for this 12th annual festival.
Red Belly Day is sponsored by the Dixie
County Chamber of Commerce and will be held
at Fanning Springs State Park on the banks of
'the Suwannee River. The date is Saturday May.
:26, Memorial Day weekend and the all-day
show starts at .9:00 AM. There will be an
unprecedented ten acts scheduled to perform on
two stages this year.
Dotti sings lead and harmony vocals with the
group and is the bass player. This Old Town
resident, is also co-owner of Dixie Music Center.
While Dotti has sung all of her life and has
played guitar since she was a teenager, she took
up the bass guitar shortly after moving to Dixie
County when she opened the music store. Dotti
is also an accomplished songwriter, having
written all of the tunes on her first solo album.
Ted Patrick plays keyboards with the group,
as well as assisting on vocals. This Youngstown,
OH native is also a very capable drummer and
once played bass in a Lithuanian Polka band as


a teenager. His experience in that field was
extremely helpful as a member of Polka Dotti
and the Polka Dots, in which he played the
accordion and clarinet parts.
Guitarist Bruce Miller moved to the area
from Massachusetts a couple of years ago and
teaches guitar, bass and mandolin at Dixie
Music Center. He also owns B.I.G. Recording
Studio in Fanning Springs, a sixteen track
operation that has turned out some very nice
productions.
Rounding out this quartet is Dotti's husband
Bob on drums. Her partner in the music store,
Bob has also played with the Rick Gordon Band
since 1997. Besides playing with various bands
and running the store, Bob is a student at LCCC
and is slated for graduation this May.
Playing a mix of original songs and cover
tunes, the Dotti South Group will be sure to
please with their mix of country, blues, rock and
even a little jazz. They are scheduled to play on
Rachel's Stage around 10:30 am, so come out
early and enjoy the show!


ty Briar Keathley
Equestrians will soon have a 2,500-acre ranch to explore and
enjoy as R.O. Ranch begins to open its trails and facilities to riders.
Still under development by R.O. Ranch, Inc. and the Suwannee
River Water Management District (SRWMD), the equestrian park
recently opened a temporary day-use trailhead to riders until
permanent trailhead facilities are completed.
"It's one of the most exciting projects I've worked on," said
SRWMD Land Resources Manager Brian Kauffman as he spoke to
See Equestrian Park, Pg. 2B


Dixie County Warming

Up For Relay For Life
By Briar Keathley
Dixie County residents are joining together in the fight against
cancer as they participate in the American Cancer Society Relay
For Life. This "celebration of life" will bring several groups and
individuals together in a unified effort to fight back.
Held May 4th and.5th at the Old Town Elementary School
Track, the fun-filled 18-hour fundraising event is designed to bring
together those who have been touched by cancer in our
community. The event celebrates survivorship while raising money
to help. the American Cancer Society in its mission to save lives,
help those who have been touched by cancer, and empower
individuals to fight back.
"Relay For Life is as much an awareness raiser about the
progress against cancer as it is a fund raiser," said Becky Evans,
event chair. "Many of the participants will be people who have
dealt with cancer themselves. Their involvement is proof of the
progress that has been made in reducing cancer death rates and in
the quality of life following cancer treatment."
Cancer survivors will kick off the event at 6 p.m. by walking
the Survivors Lap around the track, When the survivors have
finished their lap, members of the teams will take to the track and
one person from each team will remain on the track throughout the
entire 18 hours. Evans said there are already nine teams registered
for the event, including New Prospect Baptist Church, Roundup
With Love for a Cure, Anderson Elementary School, Old Town
Elementary School, Roping for a Cure, Cross City Chamber of
See "RELAY FOR LIFE" page 5A


Buddy Philmon
Sixty members of the Dixie:
County High School Beta Club:
recently traveled to Orlando
for the Florida Senior. Beta
Club Convention: The club:
competed against 25 other
clubs from Florida and took
home impressive awards by
placing second in Campaign
Skit, second in Campaign
Booth and third in Group
Talent. Club member Buddy
Philmon won State Beta Club
President.
"I give all the credit to my
sponsor, Shannon Ellison, and
my club," Philmon said. "They
did everything they could to
get me to win."
Philmon will travel to,
Nashville June. 20 to compete
for the National Beta Club
President title.
Philmon explained that.:
during conventions clubs-
compete against each other i:
competitions such as skits,:
campaigns and talent. They
also compete for the titles of
state student officers by trying
to get the most votes from their
peers. For the past nine years,
the DCHS Beta Club has had
one of its students in office,
Philmon said. Last year's
Florida Beta Club President
was Nick Cravey of DCHS.
Congratulations to the
DCHS Beta Club for excelling
at the state convention, and
good luck to Buddy Philmon at
the National Senior
Convention!


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DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2007


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Too close to San Francisco?
Used to be, it was just California where weird initiatives
originated, but now it's getting to be the entire West Coast. Maybe
that's why we right-wing extremists are now calling it the Left
Coast.
To illustrate my point, allow me to call your attention to a
proposed ballot initiative in the state of Washington that would
require heterosexual married couples to have a child within their
first three years together or have their marriage annuled. The pro-
posal was dreamed up by a group calling itself the Defense Of Mar-
riage Alliance (DOMA).
While a lot of us could muster some enthusiasm for a return to
the traditional practice of getting married before adding to the
population, I doubt that many of us would want government telling
us we could not remain legally married after three years unless we
procreated. Some increased incentives for having kids might not be
a bad idea, however a governmental mandate is going a bit far,
wouldn't you say?
Consider also, there are those who walk among us whose
marriages we might bless for the noblest of reasons, yet the
perpetuation of whose genetic assets society might do as well
without. Perhaps it would be unwise to coerce reproductive activity
in such cases.
But wait, you haven't heard the half of it yet. It seems the
DOMA is a homosexual group whose real objective is the legaliza-
tion of same-sex marriage. So, how did they come up with
''"Defense Of Marriage Alliance"? It would appear that they want
marriage legalized for them, and are only proposing absurd
conditions on traditional marriage for the purpose of calling
attention to what they consider discrimination against their own
:preferences.
The rationale here seems to be that a judge who ruled against
-gay marriage cited the fact that same-sex couples can't make
:babies, and that making babies is at the head of the list when it
Comes to reasons for getting married. Therefore, if heterosexual
:couples don't contribute some curtain-climbers within 36 months,
-they should automatically be single again.
: Come to think of it, that might put a serious dent in the alimony
Industry. I'll bet the feminists aren't going to like that. Do I sense a
-rift in what was once a seemingly-secure alliance?
SNow, before we go too incensed over what's happening in the
:state of Washington, let us head southeast to a more traditional
-venue and consider the case of Austin, Texas, where there is a
proposal to fine parents up to $500.00 and even give them jail time
:for failing to show up at an appointment with their kid's teacher.
Here again, parents need to work with teachers when a
:youngster is not doing well in school, and a meeting to discuss the
-problem(s) could certainly contribute to a solution. However, just
-how far should a school or a teacher be allowed to go in order to
-bring about the conference in question? "Show up or fork over 500
:bucks and maybe go to jail" seems a bit extreme.
At the same time, contemplating the hazards of such a policy
-might well encourage married couples to opt out of contributing to
-the "population explosion."
In any event, what we have here are merely two of the most
egregious examples of why government does not need to be micro-
:managing the lives of citizens and taxpayers.


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DCHS Brain Bowl Champs

Seeking Donations For

National Competition Trip
The Dixie County High School Brain Bowl Champions are in
the process of collecting donations to help fund their trip to the
National Championship in Chicago, IL, May 25-27. Coaches
George Anderson and Diana Locke are asking the community to
help support the four young scholars in their quest to be named the
best!
The DCHS Brain Bowl team led by Will Gove, Shian Knuth,
Katie Thornton and Erik Cundiff, all sophomores, recently came
off a 2"d place win in an 18-team tournament; losing to the all
senior team from Marianna. Later in the competition the DCHS
team would beat the top seeded Holmes County in the semi-finals,
giving them a spot in the national competition.
Questions during competition range from the subject matter in
the three "R's" (Reading, Writing, Math) to science, the arts and
music, to philosophy and psychology.
These young men and women have already put Dixie County
on the map as having some of the brightest students in the state,
please help them take that honor to the next level by giving your
donation today.
The entry fee has already graciously been paid for by Donna
Merring, local educator. Airfare will cost $225 per person and $50
a day for food has been estimated per person as well. Hotel
accommodations will cost $95 a night for three nights with three
rooms being needed.
For the next three weeks, team members will beholding a
number of fundraisers. If you would be interested in giving a
donation, please contact Mr. Anderson at 352-317-6251 or Mrs.
Locke at 498-6431.

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AGENDA
Dixie County Courthouse
Commission Meeting Room
Regular Meeting
6:00 p.m. April 19, 2008
The Dixie County Board of County Commissioners of Dixie County, Florida,
will meet on Thursday, April 19, 2007, 6:00 PM in a regular meeting in the County
Commissioners Meeting Room, in the Dixie County Courthouse, Cross City,
Florida.
I. Call to Order
2. Invocation and Pledge to the American Flag
3. Approval of Commission Minutes
4. John Jenkins, Zoning Official
PUBLIC HEARING: Hearings concerning zoning changes as provided for in the
DIXIE COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS, by the Board of
County Commissioners serving as the PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD and
the LOCAL PLANNING AGENCY
I- FCT (Florida Communities Trust) grant application and plan for the Jena
Property.
II- FCT (Florida Communities Trust) grant application for the Williams property
at Yellow Jacket.
5. Kay McCallister, Florida Tourism Task Force
6. Pamela Swanson, Humane Society
7. Bettie Gail Osteen, Indigent Healthcare Agent
8. Joe Ruth, Solid Waste Coordinator
9. Jerry Prater, Veterans Service Officer
10. Jack Spivey, Building and Zoning
11. Rex Dunn, Steinhatchee Water
12. Dick Edwards, Community Programs Consultant
13. John Jenkins, Zoning Official
14. Howard Reed, County Road Superintendent
15. Tim Alexander, Director/Chief Emergency Services
16. Cindy Bellot, Librarian
17. Arthur Bellot, County Coordinator
1- Bellsouth Work Order for Chavous Road and Hal Chairs Road
18. Leenette McMillan, County Attomey
19. Dana D. Johnson, Clerk of Court
20. County Commission Items
21. Vouchers Approved
22. Adjourn
PLEASE BE ADVISED that if a person decided to appeal any decision made
by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearings, he/
she will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, he/ she will need to
ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the
testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
"Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate
in this proceeding should contact (352) 486-4931 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida
Relay Service at (800) 955-8771."
The Board meets the first Thursday of each month at 10:00 AM and the third
Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM. Individuals that would like to be placed on the
agenda should call Dana D. Johnson, Clerk of Court, by 4:00 PM on Friday
Preceding the Board meeting, at (352) 498-1200.


Dixie County

Jail Log
APRIL 9
WEEKS, KERMIT JACKSON, 35,
Possession of Firearm By Convicted Felon.
Officer Sutton.
MINCEY, CHERYL WENDELL, 50, VOP -
Robbery/Grand Theft. Deputy Sutton.
APRIL 10
TEAGUE, JUSTIN JERROD, 23, VOP -
Sale of Cannabis Within 1000 Ft. of
Church, VOP Introduction of Contraband
Into County Facility, VOP Sale of
Cocaine Within 1000 Ft. of Church, VOP -
Armed Robbery /Aggravated Assault, Sale
of Cocaine Within 1000 Feet of
School/Church, Robbery. Deputy Sutton.
YOUNG, CLEVE ALLEN, 37, VOP -
DWLS/R Habitual Offender, Officer
Parker.
APRIL 11
SHAFFER, RALPH A. 41, DUI, VOP -
Stalking. Trooper Gill.
TEAGUE, JUSTIN JERROD, 23, VOP -
Armed Robbery/Aggravated Assault, VOP
- Sale of Cocaine, VOP Armed Robbery,
VOP Contraband Into County Facility.
HOWELL, RICHARD J., 30, Warrant VOP
- Simple Battery. Trooper Hoover.
PEARCE, CHRISTINA APRIL, 23, FTA -
Passing Worthless Checks. -Deputy
Sutton.
WRIGHT, THOMAS CARL, 25, VOP -
Grand Theft, Flee & Elude. Deputy
Mendola.
MILLS, JESSIE C., 22, FTA Battery,
VOP DWLS/R Gilchrist Co.
APRIL 12
HINES, CURTIS DWAYNE, 48, DWLS/R,
DWLS/R / Resisting Without Violence.
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WHITE, CLARENCE LEE, 39,. VOP
Battery Levy Co. Officer Whitby.
LUCE, TROY DUANNE, 36, VOP DUI
Impairment. Deputy NesSmith.
APRIL 13
HARDIN, RONALD KEVIN, 28,
Aggravated Assault w/Weapon, Battery -
Domestic Violence. Officer Mathis.
ADAMS, EUGENIIA HURST, 30, VOP -
Petit Theft. Trooper Hoover.
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Aggravated Battery, Possession of
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Grams Marijuana, Possession of Drug
Paraphernalia, Resisting Without Violence.
Deputy Garcia.
OSORIA, ISAAC MENDOZA, 28, No Valid
Drivers License. Trooper Hoover.
GOOLSBY, LARRY STEVEN, 33, FTA -
Assault Deputy NesSmith.
BURNETT, SCOTT ANTHONY, 28, FTA -,
DWLS/R. Deputy Hart.
HENDRICKS, KIMBERLY DIANE, 29;
FTA Reckless Driving DWLS/R Levy;;
Co. Deputy Garcia.
APRIL 14
JUVENILE, Resisting Without Viole0ree.
Deputy Downing.
NEAL, BEATRICE DIANE, 42, Retail:
Theft, Criminal Mischief. Deputy King.
TEAGUE, JESSIE RAY, 47, Possession of
Firearm By Convicted Felon, Carrying, A
Concealed Firearm, Warrant Arrest.
Deputy Reed.
LUCE, KATHLEEN DAWN, 26, Warrant
Arrest. Deputy Reed.
APRIL 15
KEARNEY, KATINA, Disorderly Conduct,
Resisting An Officer Without Violence.
REYES, GUADALUPE LOZANO, 28, No
Drivers License, Attaching Tag Not
Assigned. Deputy Garcia.


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DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2007


Craveys Celebrate

50th Wedding Anniversary


50th Anniversary


50th Wedding Anniversary


Mr. & Mrs. Jake Cravey
Fifty years of love, laughter and cherished memories surround
Jake and Mary Jo Cravey as they celebrate their Golden
Anniversary.
It was on April 20th of 1957 Jake and Mary Jo exchanged vows
and started on a journey of life together that took them up and
down many of life's paths but they faced them all, together bathed
in God's strength and presence.
We, their children and grandchildren, stand in thankfulness to
our unconditional loving and supportive parents. We love you...


Boyd To Host
Military
Academy Day
TALLAHASSEE-On
Saturday, May 5, 2007,
Congressman Allen Boyd (D-
North Florida) will host his
annual Military Academy Day.
High school freshmen,
sophomores, and juniors who
are interested in attending one
of the U.S. military academies
are encouraged to attend. As
part of the application process,
students are required to have a
congressional nomination
submitted on their behalf.
The event will give
interested students and parents
an opportunity to learn more
-about our nation's military
academies, requirements for
admission, and the
appointment process. The
.event is free and open to the
Iblic.
SCongressman Boyd and
members of his staff will be
joined by representatives from
.each of the four service
academies: U.S. Military
*Academy (West Point), Naval
Academy, Air Force Academy,
,and Merchant Marine
Academy. Representatives.
from the ROTQ units of
:Florida State University and
:Florida A & M University also
will be in attendance.
For more .information
*about Military Academy Day,
'please contact Edna Parker in
'Congressman Boyd's
Tallahassee office at (850)
:561-3979 or
'edna.Darker(%mail.house.gov.
Give the Gift
of Life at
Community
Blood Drive
Steinhatchee, Fla. As a
community blood center our.
primary objective is to serve as
a link between someone who is
willing to give life, and one
who depends on donated blood
for their life. You can help
ensure a safe blood supply for
the patients in your local
hospitals when LifeSouth
teams up with the community
Sof Steinhatchee to host a blood
drive on Friday, April 27.
Look for the bloodmobile at
Mason's Market between the
hours of 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
All donors will receive a
recognition item and a
complimentary cholesterol
screening. Donors must be at
least 17 years old, weigh 110
pounds and show a valid photo
I.D. For more information,
call toll-free (888) 795-2707 or
visit www.lifesouth.org.
S"Take the time to save a
:life," said Jennifer Kennedy,
donor recruiter for LifeSouth.
"Join us at the Steinhatchee
Community Blood Drive and
be a hero to the patients in
your community's hospitals."
LifeSouth is the sole blood
supplier for 39 medical
facilities in 17 counties in
North Central Florida
including Shands at UF, the
:VA Medical Center, and North
Florida Regional Medical
Center. LifeSouth is a
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Please Join us, our children and grandchildren as we celebrate our
50th Anniversary on Saturday April 21, 2007 at 5 p.m.
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On your birthday and everyday of the year we
thank God for the beautiful child He blessed us
with. You taught us love, understanding and
compassion that we would have never known
without you. With all the difficulties that you
encountered during your short life, you kept a
beautiful smile on your face and your laughter
filled the air. You were truly a wonderful gift
from above and we were honored to have you
as our child and grandchild.
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Events For The Week Of:
April 16th-19h 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
SAffairs 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.
Stop Addiction Drug
addiction can leave an individual
feeling helpless and out of
control, especially if you are the
family member or friend of an
addict. Narconon Arrowhead
can help. Narconon offers free
counseling, assessments and
referrals to rehabilitation centers
nationwide by calling 1-800-
468-6933 or logging onto
www.stopaddiction.com. Don't
wait until it's too late. Call
Narconon now!
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 1st 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.
SCommunity News for 3rd
SWeek 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 -
UNF Small Business
Development Center at the
Chamber of Commerce office in
Cross City. Call M-W-F from 9-
12 at 498-5454 to set up an
appointment. Appointments are
every Thursday between 1-4
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
LCCC Foundation
The Finance/Audit Board of
Lake City Community College


Foundation will meet April 24th


2007 at noon in the Lake City
Community College Foundation
Board Room, downtown Lake
City. For more information
contact Mike Lee, executive
director of the LCCC foundation
at 754-4392 or 754-4433.

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 1st Thursday
at 10 a.m. and the 3d 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.
S 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 ofgeneral 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 email. The Advocate
is not responsible for errors or changes
in submissions.
Have no friends not equal
to yourself.
-Confucius


Albritton

Family Reunion
(Cooper, Dyals,
Marsh & Lord)
You are invited to attend
the Albritton Family Reunion
on Saturday, April 21 at the
Trail Riders Club in Cross
City. We will begin at 1:00
p.m. with dinner being served
at 2:00 p.m.
Cooks, please prepare and
bring your favorite meal, a
desert and drink (no alcoholic
beverages allowed on
premises).
We invite you to bring your
old pictures so we can share
our memories.
For more information, call
Lea Dyals at 352-542-3466.
Hope to see you there!

The Johnson

Family Reunion
The time has come once
again for the annual Johnson
Family Reunion. The covered
dish dinner is to be held for our
family and friends, in loving
memory of Columbus and
Mayzie Johnson along with
many other family members
who have passed on as well. It
will be held Saturday, April
21, 2007 at 1:00pm, at the
home of Mrs. C.C. Johnson, Jr.
in Shamrock.
Please make plans to join
us for this special day. We are
looking forward to seeing you,
Rosa Lee Johnson and
Children.

"55Alive"

Course For

Seniors Set For

May 9 & 10
The Steinhatchee AARP will
be hosting a 55 Alive"
Course for Seniors on,
Wednesday, May 9th and
Thursday, May 10,2007 from 9
am to 1 pm at the Steinhatchee
Community Center. The max
we can take is 20 so be sure to
call early to get your name on
the list. The cost is $10.00 per
person for the Course. For
more information please call
498-3843.


Chamber of

Commerce

Beauty Pageant

Saturday,

May 5th
The Miss Dixie Children's
Pageant 0-6th grades will be
held at 1:00 P.M. at the Dixie
County High School
auditorium on May 5th. The
sponsor fee is $50.00, which
includes a picture packet. The
Miss Dixie Princess and Miss
Dixie County Pageant grades
7-12 will be held May 5th at
the Dixie County High School
auditorium at 6:00 P.M. .The
sponsor fee is .$75.00, which
includes a picture packet.
The admission price for the
pageant will be $4.00 for
adults $2.00 for students. This
year all parents must pay
admission.
If your child were a winner
last year we would like for
them to crown. If you have
any questions, please call
Kathryn Mclnnis, pageant
coordinator 498-6409 or 542-
7377 home.
Applications are available
at the schools and the Dixie
County Advocate. Please make
checks payable to Dixie
County Chamber of
Commerce.


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Women's'Reach Retreat on Friday night, April 20, from 6:00-
9:30 p.m. and Saturday morning, April 21, from 9:00 a.m. until
2:30 p.m.
This special event is part of a Beth Moore DVD series. A
$12 donation is being asked at registration.
Please come and join us!

Cancer Survivors Invited to

Participate In Relay For Life
The American Cancer Society is extending an invitation to all
cancer survivors and their families to participate in Relay for Life
opening ceremonies on May 4, 2007 at Old Town Elementary
School at 6 p.m. Cancer survivors will kick off the Relay by
walking the Survivors' Victory Lap around the track and will
receive a free t-shirt. Then members of the teams take to the track
and one person from each team remains on the track throughout
the entire 18 to 24 hours. To sign up for this event, please call
Jamie Lynn Bellamy, Community Representative at the American
Cancer Society at 1-888-295-6787 x 119. You can also visit our
website: www.acsevents.org/relay/fl/crosscity

Notice Notice Notice
The Dixie Shrine Club on Hwy. 351 is having a Chicken &
Rice luncheon on April 27th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. The price
of the meal is $5.00 per plate and includes green beans, roll and
iced tea. You may eat in or take out. Delivery will be available to
Cross City. Call 498-3031 to pre-order.

Summer Food Program
Dixie District School Food Service will be sponsoring the
Summer Food Service Program beginning June 4th, 2007 and
continuing through July 27th, 2007, we will be serving five days a
week, Monday through Friday, (we will not be serving July 4h, 5th
or 6th). The program is similar to the National School Lunch
Program. It provides nutritionally balanced meals to children
regardless of race, color, sex, disability, age, or national origin
during summer vacation when school breakfasts and lunches are
not available. All children 18 years old and younger, both enrolled
and non-enrolled in school, are eligible for FREE meals. There
will be no discrimination during the meal service. Summer meal
sites that are located at schools provide meals toall children in the
immediate vicinity in addition to those enrolled in summer school.
The deadline for site registration is May 16, 2007. If you are
interested in having a site in your area, please contact Linda
Fowler, Food Service Coordinator at 352-498-1295.
Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated
against in, any USDA-, related activity should write or call
immediately to USDA, Director Office of Civil Rights, 1400
Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC .20250-9410, or call
(800)795-3272 or (202)720-6382 (TTY).
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


DIXIE DISTRICT SCHOOLS

LUNCH MENU
MONDAY- APRIL 23
Breakfast Choice of Cereal, Toast, or Cinnamon Toast, Fruit &
Milk.
Lunch Spaghetti w/Hot Roll or Hot Dog on Bun, Steamed
Broccoli, Creamy Coleslaw. Fruit & Milk.
TUESDAY, APRIL 24
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, APRIL 25
Breakfast Choice of Cereal, Toast or Cheese Grits, Fruit &
Milk.
Lunch Chicken Nuggets w/BBQ Sauce, French Fries, Fruit
Juice, Ranger Cookie.
THURSDAY, APRIL 26
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, Fruit & Milk.
FRIDAY APRIL 27
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.


DCHS Class of 1977 Class

Reunion Meeting
There will be a 1977 Class Reunion meeting on Thursday,
April 19, 6:30 P.M. at the Cypress Inn Restaurant. Please come
out and help us plan our 30-Year Class Reunion.





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Celebration In The Park
Sponsored by the Dixie County Historical
Society, the Annual Jackson Water Hole Park
Celebration will be held Saturday, April 21,
2007. Activities will start at 11:30 a.m. and the
fish lunch will start at 12 p.m. There will be
drawings for gifts and old maps of the area
will be on display. Come join us for the fun,
food and fellowship. Jackson Water Hole Park
Committee: Tom Browne 542-8981, Annie
Lee Osteen 498-3718, Evonne Valentine Cline
498-3138.

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House Continues To Work To Reform

The Property Tax Crisis


The Florida House of Representatives has
set out on an ambitious venture to reform the
property tax system in Florida. The issue is
enormous and complicated, and the solutions
must be bold and innovative.
As with any issue of this magnitude, not
everyone is affected equally by the problem or
the solution. Florida is a large, diverse state,
with great differences in different areas of the
state.
Rep. Will Kendrick is as immersed in this
issue as any Member of the Florida House of
Representatives. "It is my personal and
professional honor to represent District 10.
Geographically, it covers all or parts of ten
counties and many of those counties are
sparsely populated. In a state faced with
overcrowding in many areas, our sparse
population is, in many ways, a blessing" said
Rep. Kendrick.
It is, however, that very nature that puts the
counties of District 10 in the category of
"fiscally constrained".
Government, whether federal, state or local,
serves an important role in our society. Many
of the things we sometimes take for granted,
such as roadways, law enforcement, and
emergency services are funded through
government by the taxes we pay. Every county
must provide a certain level of infrastructure for
its citizenry, and the fewer people there are in
any tax base, the more each person has to pay
proportionally to cover those costs.
Some of the largest cities in our nation are in
Florida. For many of the more populous
counties in Florida, proposed changes in rates
can be absorbed through slight changes and
shifts in relatively large budgets. That is not the
case for less populous counties. In smaller,
fiscally constrained counties, a fifteen to twenty
percent reduction in property tax revenues
would have detrimental effects on county
governments' essential services.
"While we are working to shape a policy to
limit unnecessary government growth and
return taxpayers' money, it is not our intent to
shut local government down", said Kendrick.
The House property tax plan rests on two
basic ideas. First, Floridians need tax relief.
Second, we believe, in many cases, local
governments can and must do more with less.
Given the options of families or governments
having to make difficult decisions to tighten
their budgets, we believe that constraint should
fall to the government.
The House plan recognizes that all
SFloridians need relief. That is why we have
Also included the proposal to place on the ballot
an opportunity for voters to reduce or eliminate
homestead property taxes.
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"STABBING"
Continued from page A
When officers arrived, they
found the victim, Joseph
Ducolon, 39 with an apparent
stab wound to the chest. He
was treated by Dixie EMS and
then flown to Shands Hospital
in Gainesville where he
received treatment for his
!injury.
p Through the investigation it
was learned that there had been
,a physical altercation between
SDucolon and his wife which
-led to the stabbing.
Michelle Ducolon, 37, also
;. of Old Town was arrested and
charged with Aggravated MR. I
,Battery (felony), Possession of
Controlled Substance (felony),
,Possession of Drug
Paraphernalia, Possession of for buyil
; Cannabis, and Resisting Arrest
. Without Violence. Ri
Michelle Ducolon was
'taken to the Dixie County Jail
where she remains on $50,000.
bond.

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- marijuana, and other .
Miscellaneous controlled
substances on Crown himself.
Crown was arrested and
charged with one count each of
Possession of
Methamphetamine (felony),
Possession of Controlled
Substance (felony), Possession
of -20 grams of cannabis, and
Possession of Drug S M
Paraphernalia.
Crown is currently being
held without bond at the Dixie P
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customers to pump first and "
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increase in gas prices and gas
drive-offs is pushing King to
go completely with the pre-pay
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CFO Sink Announces My Safe Florida Home Program
Set To Expand Statewide With 11 New Wind Inspection Firms
Program will resume free home inspections within two weeks


Under this plan, reductions in revenue from
property taxes would be replaced by a modest
increase in sales taxes.
Property taxes are less fair than sales tax.
Low-income families spend a higher percentage
of their incomes on their needs. In Florida,
essentials such as food, medicine and rent are
exempt from sales tax. Property taxes force
low income families to pay tax on shelter,
directly through homesteaded property tax or
indirectly through increased rent which includes
taxes on commercial residential property.
By shifting towards the sales tax, low-
income families would benefit because they
spend a greater percentage of their income on
tax-exempt items. It also frees up more
disposable income to put directly into the local
economy.
The House plan also offers a $25,000
exemption on tangible property, the same
amount currently available for homesteaded
property. This offers relief for businesses,
which are also struggling under the burden of
property taxes.
All Florida taxpayers will benefit in future
years from the cap placed on local government
budgets. "Our plan limits future government
revenues so they cannot exceed growth in
population and inflation. This represents a
substantial savings for all property owners.
Additionally, families and businesses will be
able to budget based on a reasonable rate of
growth rather than the potential for large
increases year to year", continued Kendrick.
Regardless whether or not a county is
fiscally constrained, if the constitutional
amendment passes, state property taxes for
schools will be eliminated and replaced with a
one cent sales tax. This will cut property taxes
by 25 percent. Voters in each county will be
given the option to replace local school board
taxes on homestead properties with a one-half
cent sales tax increase and to eliminate all tax
on homestead properties in exchange for a one
cent sales tax. Overall, even with the sales tax
replacement, this represents a $6.9 billion dollar
tax cut for the people of Florida.
Our proposal is based on fiscal
responsibility. It is a comprehensive plan
intended to address the issue statewide. No
plan can perfectly resolve the issue for each
citizen the same way. Just as we have carefully
studied the matter and weighed our options in
the months leading to the Legislative Session,
we will continue to speak to citizens and study
the issue. We will persist in our efforts to bring
meaningful relief to all Florida taxpayers.


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TALLAHASSEE- Chief Financial Officer
Alex Sink announced today that 11 new
windstorm inspection finns have been selected
to aid Floridians interested in hardening their
homes through the My Safe Florida Home
(MSFH) program. After a two-month
competitive bidding process, these firms were
chosen based upon their scores, capacity to
perform a minimum number of quality
inspections each week, and in-house resources
available to manage the large number of
applicants to the program.
Each inspection firm must ensure that their
inspectors pass Level 2 background checks,
including fingerprinting and drug testing. Each
inspector must also undergo the required
education and training on mitigation techniques
and the MSFH program.
"These inspection firms. had to meet the
strictest of criteria in order to be considered for
this program," said CFO Sink. "We want
homeowners to be highly satisfied with the
services they receive from the My Safe Florida
Home Program once it expands statewide."
Together, the 11 inspection finns have each
been selected to serve in specific regions of the
state to ensure maximum statewide service.
After a 60-day ramp-up period, each firm has
agreed to conduct a minimum of 1,000
inspections a week. Inspections firms were
selected to cover specific regions, as detailed
below:
S Panhandle (Region 1) AmeriPro
Inspection and Thomas Enterprising
North Florida (Region 2) AmeriPro,
Skye Tec, and Alltech


"RELAY FOR LIFE"
Continuedfrom page 1A
Commerce, Cross City Cowboys, Cheeks Pharmacy and the
Dixie County Health Department, however, more teams are
encouraged to register, as registration continues through to the
event.
During the overnight relay, there will also be fun games,
entertainment, and plenty of food available for participants and
spectators to enjoy. Evans explained that the Dixie County High
School varsity football team is going to play a red and white flag
football game, the DCHS flag corp will give a performance, and
Larry Taylor and his karate students will display their talented
skills.
When the sun goes down, a Luminary Ceremony will be held
to honor cancer survivors and to remember those who have lost the
battle against cancer. Each luminary bag will have the name of the
honoree on them and a candle burning inside. The luminaries will
be placed around the track and burn throughout the night,
reminding participants of the incredible importance of their
contributions.
"The funds raised will enable us to continue our investment in
the fight against cancer through educational programs, research
and services to patients," Evans said. "Due to the generosity of
local teams, the money raised by participants goes directly to the
American Cn.ncer Socret:, "' lifesaving programs."
For more information on how to form a team or become
involved in'the Relay For Life, or to request a luminary, please
contact Jamie Lynn Bellamy, American Cancer Society
community representative, at 1-888-295-6787 x 119, or Becky
Evans at 352-578-5502. Information is also available at the
following website: www.acsevents.org/relay/fl/crosscity.


Tangy Lemon Pepper
Shrimp
Prep Time: 2 minutes

1 12-ounce carton
SeaPak Shrimp
Scampi (frozen)
1 tsp. lemon pepper
2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
% cup dry white wine
HEAT large saute skillet
on medium for 1 minute.
ADD frozen shrimp to
pan and saute 6 minutes.
WHISK lemon pepper,
Dijon mustard and wine
Sin a small bowl. Pour mix-
ture over shrimp. Stir well
to incorporate all ingre-
dients. Simmer for addi-
tional 3-5 minutes (or until
shrimp are fully cooked),
Stirring frequently.
SERVE shrimp over pasta
or rice. Makes 2-3 servings.


Entire Family


Central Florida (Region 3) Florida Real
Property Administrators, JVI Inspections,
Professional Service Industries, and Home
Inspections.
SSouth Florida (Region 4) Applied
Research and Associates, W.B. Sanders, Don
Meyler Inspections, and Skye Tec
The pilot phase of the MSFH program was
launched in late August .2006. During ;the
MSFH program's 2006 pilot phase, more t$an
14,000 free wind inspections were conducted in
17 counties. Along with an inspection report,
these 14,000 homeowners received a grant
application to apply for matching funds, and the
department has received applications from more
than 4,100 homeowners to date. These
homeowners are currently working with
licensed contractors approved by the MSFH
program and making recommended
improvements to their homes. Once the work
has been completed, the state will reimburse the
homeowners for 50 percent of the actual cost of
the improvements, up to $5,000. To date, more
than $47,000 in grant money has been awarded
to 19 Floridians in seven counties.
The MSFH program helps Floridians
identify how they can strengthen their homes
and reduces the overall potential for hurricane
damage in our state. To achieve this goal, the
program offers eligible homeowners a free
home inspection by trained and qualified
hurricane mitigation inspectors. Homeowners
who have received these inspections also have
the opportunity to apply for a matching grant of
up to $5,000 to make recommended
improvements.


Federal Arrest
Continued From Page 1A

to a location on Goodbred
Avenue in Cross City and
located Sinclair. He was
arrested and transported to the
Dixie County Jail and charged.
with Conspiracy to Distribute
and Possess With Intent to
Distribute Controlled
Substance and Distribution of
a Controlled Substance. He
was picked up by Federal
agents and transported to
United States Federal Court.


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DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2007


Thank You!


Saint Phillips Lodge No. 607 would like to thank the kids of
the Tri-County Community for making our Easter Egg Hunt a
success at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Chiefland. Also, a very
special thanks to Mr. Stanley McHenry of Foodland for his
donation for our Easter Egg Hunt. Again, thanks everyone!

Triumph The In Concert

Church & The Jena Pentecostal
Holiness will be hosting The
Kingdom Of Walkers from Perry, Florida in
concert on April 21, 2007 at 7
God In Christ p.m. The public is invited to
EVERYBODY COME! attend and be a part of our
Again, again, the Men in worship of the lord with Good
Action invite you to come Gospel Singing.
enjoy with them in their 30th
Annual High Praise Spirit
Filled Service and Program, on
Saturday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Triumph the Church and,
Kingdom of God in Christ. 166
N.E. 106 St., Cross City, Fla. r
Call 498-7866 for more
information.


Triumph The Church &

Kingdom Of God In Christ
It's that time again! Annual 100 Women in White Grand March
April 22, 2007, 3 p.m. at 106 N.E. 106th St. corner of Oliver and
Goodbread Ave., Cross City, Fl. Dynamic speaker from More Sure
Word Church of God 1st lady Bobby Harris, wife of Prophet Tony
Harris. Come and hear this woman of God's message. Wear white
if you can (optional).
Men in Action program Saturday April 21, 2007 at 7:30 p.m.
with Brother Johnnie F. Glanton officiating.

Hospice Fundraiser Great Success
Point of View Antiques in Fanning Springs held a two-day
Benefit Yard Sale this past Friday and Saturday. We would like to
sincerely thank our community for showing its support of Hospice
by coming out in full force to purchase goods or donate
money. We at Point of View are honored to donate $2,413.76 to
the Chiefland Haven Hospice House. The event was held in
memory of Tommy Rhodes & Joe Costa who benefited from the
loving care that Hospice is known for. George & Renate Smith, the
owners of Point of View, would like to also take this opportunity
to thank the following volunteers who made this event possible;
Janice Hammett, Johnny Tallent, Melba Goldschlager, Rosi
Richardson, Lois Fletcher, Lucile Mercer, Doris Gaskins (Granny),
Gene Colson, Neva VanCamp, and all our vendors who donated
items.

Attend The Church ofYour Choice This Week


Let's
Pray
For
Peace


The Word Made Flesh
Mark, Number & Name
ofthe Beast
Continued from last week.
The ministry of today, in most
cases, shows the FIGURE SIX
as being incomplete. God had
not come to rest in the six days
of His creation. The formation
did not come for Adam until
the day of God's REST-THE
SEVENTH DAY.
Incompletion robs you of your
perfection in Jesus Christ
(Ephesians 4:13-16) In our
message to you "The Number
of the Beast," I made known to
y8inwhat man was. I want to
mention this again in this
message. When you are
looking back into the Garden
of Eden where God planted
TREES for Adam and Eve to
eat of, these TREES were not
the same kind of trees that
were planted in your natural
ground called the earth, these
were special TREES that were
put' there. They were pleasant
to the eye and good for food.
But in the "midst" of this
Garden, which Adam was to
take care of, there was the
TRPEE of life. The TREE of
the: knowledge of good and
evil was also in the garden. I
pointed out in the message of
"The Number of the Beast"
thai the river, which was to
water this garden, started in
Eden. It came down through
the east section through the
gai en. After it came out on
the' other side of the garden it
split into FOUR heads. I told
you that these heads represent.
Here is where the FOUR
POWERS, the FOUR WINDS,
th& FOUR AUTHORITIES of
the WINDS begin in the
scriptures. Incidentally, you
dd not see these FOUR with
the' natural eye. Let me go
back again to the time of
creation in the Book of
Genesis and to a heavenly
place called the Garden of
Elen. We know that even at
that time the Garden of Eden
was a heavenly place that
Adam was in. When you try to
piEture Adam in your mind's
inragination the only thing that
you can see is a NATURAL
MAN, which he was. But at
the same time Adam was not
listening to a natural man-
mide image walking around
ariong the trees, called God.
He was not listening to a
natural human voice speaking
to him in this garden. There
was something inside Adam
that made him like God, and
made him hear the image of
God. Inside the man there was
something in tune with this
great creator until he could
hear God's voice. I think that
is where the church is missing
it today, not presenting our
body as a living sacrifice, Holy
acceptance to God (Romans
12:1). Continued next week...


Publix Hosts

Third Annual

Fishing

Tournament
Gainesville, Fla., March
28, 2007-To benefit the
March of Dimes, Publix will
hold its annual fishing
tournament April 25th at Cedar
Key at 7:30 a.m. Participants
must be at least 18 years old to
enter into the Redfish, Trout or
Grouper competition. The $35
entry fee must be paid prior to
fishing.
First place winners of the
Redfish and Trout competition
will receive $150 or 10 percent
of the entry fees, depending on
the largest amount. The
Grouper contest winner will
get $100 or five percent of the
entry fees. Second and third
place winners will earn gift
certificates or merchandise
from local restaurants and
retailers.
Hot dogs and hamburgers


will be served at 3 p.m., and
everyone is invited to weigh-in
on the competition.
Money raised will benefit
the March of Dimes
Prematurity Campaign to
ensure all babies are born
healthy and full term. Join
James Willis, Lynn Queen,
Jenny Emerson and other
Publix employees to help,
prevent premature birth. To
register for the tournament or
for more information contact.
James Willis at (352) 472-
4644/ (352) 317-1190.or Lynn
Queen at (352) 494-5717.


Card of Thanks
The Ulysses Corbin Family;
extends their heartfelt thanks'
to all for the love, caring,
thoughts, prayers and the
tending of our needs at the
passing of our loved one.
Your acts of kindness will not,
be forgotten.
The Ulysses Corbin Family







DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2007


[ObfituWries]


Lizzie Reid Miller Peach
Mrs. Lizzie Reid Miller Peach, age 94, of Cross City, passed
away Monday, April 16, 2007 at North Florida Regional Hospital
in Gainesville, Florida.
Mrs. Peach was born on the family farm in Wilcox County,
Georgia on March 27, 1913 to the late John Miller and Bessie
Baskin Miller, she being the youngest of five children. Upon
graduating from Rochelle High School, she moved to Dixie
County, Florida in the early 1930's and resided there the remainder
of her life. In 1935 she married Weston Peach, the owner and
operator of "Peach's Cash
Store", a Cross City grocery
... store in business from 1929
'until his death in 1981. As they
.:- worked together in the store,
S:; Mr. and Mrs. Peach were
greatly blessed in becoming a
: part of the lives of the
wonderful people of Dixie
County and surrounding area,
both in business and in life-long
friendships.
Mrs. Peach was truly a
"people person" who loved life.
She enjoyed being with family,
friends and acquaintances and
in taking part in many church,
Mrs. Lizzie Reid Miller Peach school, and civic activities
when able in the past. She
loved music. She was an active member of the First United
Methodist Church of Cross City for over 70 years. She enjoyed
playing the piano and organ there, as well as throughout the county
in other churches, revivals, weddings, school programs and other
events. She had many varied interests and even still attended
football and basketball games at the University of Florida.
Mrs. Peach always saw the good rather than the negative in others,
always being proud of their accomplishments, especially the youth
of Dixie County. She once said that she awoke most every
morning thinking of where she could go that day to help someone.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Weston Peach;
brothers, Bill Miller (Beadie), Lloyd Miller (Ruby); sisters Mary
Lou DeLoach (Jerome), and Eva Maude Futch. She was a loving
mother and grandmother. She is survived by her sons John Weston
Peach (Lorena) of Jasper, Florida, and Charles Seaborn Peach
(Lee) of Bonifay, Florida; grandchildren, John Weston Peach, Jr.,
Patti Peach, Charles Weston Peach, Leisa Peach, and three great
grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Peach will be held Thursday, April
19, 2007 at the First United Methodist Church of Cross City at
3:00 pm with Rev. Ben Clark and Rev. Howard Grimmenga
officiating. The family will receive friends at the Rick Gooding
Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 18, 2007 between the hours of
5 and 7 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United
Methodist Church, P.O. Box 380, Cross City, Florida 32628.
Arrangements have been placed under the care of the Rick
Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352-498-5400.

James Howard Ross, Sr.
James Howard Ross, Sr., 87,
died Friday, March 23, 2007. He is
survived by his wife of sixty-seven
S years, Doris Ward Ross.
The service was held Monday,
:.. .:. March 26, 2007 at the Luraville
Baptist Church where Howard was
one of the founders and a deacon.
Howard was born in Suwannee
d~';. ."' County on July 15, 1919 to Wayne
and Lillian Ross. He was a 1938
graduate of Suwannee County High
School and served in the U.S.
Army. He was a farmer and carpenter before beginning a career in
law enforcement. He served as a deputy with the Suwannee
County Sheriff's Department before his employment with the
Florida Highway Patrol. Dixie County was his assignment two
different times in his career. He retired after twenty-three years
with FHP. He then worked twelve years with the Florida
Department of Health before retiring again in 1973.
His retirement years were spent in rural Suwannee County
with his wife, Doris. Over the years, many gardens were planted
and shared. Off and on over the years, many cows, pigs, and goats
made appearances as pets.
Howard's church was an integral part of his life. He was an
active member of the Luraville Baptist Church, and was recently
recognized for his years of dedication as a deacon. He and Doris
were former members of the Cross City First Baptist Church.
Other survivors included a daughter, Ann Barcia (and Paul) of
Ft. White, FL; two sons, James H. Ross, Jr. (and Bettye Jean) of
Tallahassee, FL, and Joseph A. Ross (and Margaret) of Perry, FL;
seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was
preceded in death by a son, John O. Ross and a great-grandson,
James Dewitt Ross.
Howard will be greatly missed by his wife, family and friends.
Daniels Funeral Home of Live Oak, Florida was in charge of
the arrangements.
Friendship FL. The singing will take
place Saturday, April 21st at
Chapel Church 7:00pm. It will be at the
Friendship Chapel Church of
You are invited to a special God, Steinhatchee, Florida.
singing featuring The For further information call
Cavalier's Quartet, of Perry, 498-1630.


The Walker Family w

To Sing At Jena

Penacostal


Alicia Jayne Thomas Smith
Alicia Jayne Thomas Smith, age 28 made her journey to
heaven on April 11, 2007.
Her mother, sister, brothers
and friends were by her side
when Jesus wrapped His
arms around her. Alicia was a

person, even in her death, she
gave of herself as an organ
donor. She was an
accomplished gourmet cook.
She will be missed by
everyone who knew and
loved her. She was. a CNA at
Brookwood Nursing Facility
in Decatur, and was to begin
nursing school. She loved
everyone she cared for and worked with. She was baptized at
Pond Hill Baptist Church. Alicia was preceded in death by her
grandfather, M.F. Thomas; uncle, Lewis Thomas and niece,
Lynn Clemons.
She is survived by her two sons that she loved more than
anything in this world, Steven Smith and Zachary Smith;
mother, Annita Jayne Thomas; grandmother, Mattie Thomas;
sisters: Margery Crumley and husband, Chris and Kymber
Thomas; brothers: Glen Byrd and wife, Amanda and Jeff
Byrd; uncles: Corky Thomas and wife, Nancy of Old Town,
FL, Ladd Clemons of Old Town, FL, and Luther Clemons and
wife, Wanda of Lake City, FL; nieces: Haley Crumley and
Emily Byrd; nephew, Austin Byrd.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 Wednesday in
the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Reverend
Myles Howard officiating. Interment will follow at Lebanon
Baptist Cemetery with Glen Byrd, Jeff Byrd, Chris Crumley,
James Brooks, Chris Brown, Joe Garcia, and Keith McPhail
serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be staff and
residents of Brookwood Nursing Facility. A white dove
release ceremony will conclude the service.
Her family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday
and Tuesday at the funeral home.
A memorial service is planned for Monday, April 23,
2007 at 1:30 p.m. at Brookwood Nursing Facility in Decatur.
Her family wishes to thank the EMT's, lifeflight crew,
police officers, doctors and nurses who tried to save her.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view
the Smith family guestbook at http://www.ralphbuckner.com


Lydia Baptist

Church News
How we love the Lord!
We thank Him for blessing us
with refreshing, cooling rain,
in addition to the thousands of
blessings He showers on us
everyday.
We are praying earnestly
for those in our church family
who are sick or undergoing
surgery, and we are ever
grateful to the Lord for
restoring others to health.
Our Lydia Quartet sang, on
Sunday, the great favorite
"God on the Mountain", and
Elaine Hines taught the
children that the Bible is their
"life preserver" in any storm:
Pastor Wayne Allen's
message was based on Job
14:10. He said those who
don't know Christ cannot
assume they have "plenty of
time". Life could cease at any
moment, so don't keep saying
"No" to Jesus. Don't try to
control your life here on earth
- turn it over to Jesus, so you
can work toward eternal life,
not go hurtling toward dying in
sin! For those of us who do
know Christ, Pastor Wayne
advised'us to enjoy God today,
don't put off working for Him.
It is our responsibility to tell
others about Jesus, in case
something happens to us or
them!
Don't forget this coming
Wednesday (April 18th at
7:00pm) is our monthly dinner
- please come and enjoy lots
of delicious food, fellowship
and God's word. Bring friends
and family too!
Remember, at Lydia
everybody is somebody, and
Christ is everything.



\ Attend The
SChurch of
Your Choice
This Sunday


The Walker Family of Perry, Florida will
be singing at the Jena Pentecostal Holiness
Church on Saturday, April 21st at 7:00 p.m. '
They are known for their worship of the Lord i
in song and praise.
Pastor Oglesby and the entire "
congregation invite you to come. We know
you will be blessed as we celebrate the Lord
and His goodness. Come join us in a night of
singing Praises to our Lord and King.
Everyone is welcome and we look forward to
seeing you.
For further information call 352-498-
3408.

Pictured right The Walker Family


Fundraiser

Planned
On April 27th there will be
a Fundraiser to help build a
"Storage Shed" for the Church.
The menu will consist of
Cream Chicken over biscuit,
Mashed Potatoes, Coleslaw
and Dessert. Dinner will be
served from 5 p.m to 7 p.m. at
the Old Town United
Methodist Church. Everyone is
welcome. Price is a donation.


In Loving Memory

Dear Alice,
It's been a year since God
called you home. We haven't
been the same since you've
gone. So this little note is just to
say we still remember you every
day. Your memory .lives on
through the lives you've ..
touched. We just want you to
know we miss you so much. In
loving memory of Alice Faye
Deen.
Born July 11, 1965. Called
away April 22, 2006.
Love Always, your loving
sisters, Marie Jordan and RoseAlice Faye Deen
Stinson, your loving brother,
Ben Parson, and your loving mother, Ellen Booth;


Behold The Tabernacle Of God
Rev. 21:3
"Heaven & Hell"
V.t
Continued from last week. The infinitive Divine is in men as-,
in its images, is evident from the Word, where there is read: And.
God said let us make man in our image, after our likeness; so God
created man into His own image, into the image of God created He,,
him (Gen. 1:26,27); from which it follows that man is an organ;,
recipient of God, and that he is an organ according to the quality ofi,
reception. The human mind, from which and according to which.
man is man, is formed into three regions according the three,'
degrees. In the first degree it is celestial, in which also are the-
angels of the middle heaven; and in the third degree it is natural, in i
which also are the angels of the lowest heaven. The human mind,-!
organized according to those three degrees, is a receptacle of the-,
Divine influx; but still the Divine flows in no further than as man "
prepares the way, or opens the door; if he does this even to the..'
highest or celestial degree, then man become truly an image of
God, and after death he become an angel of the highest heaven.
But if he prepares the way, or opens the door only to the middle or
spiritual degree, then indeed man becomes an image of God; but
not in that perfection, and after death he becomes an angel of the
middle heaven; and if he prepares the way, or opens the door, only
to the lowest or natural degree, then man, if he acknowledges God
and worships Him with actual piety, becomes an image of God in
the lowest degree, and after death he becomes an angel of the
lowest heaven. If, however, he does not acknowledge God and
does not worship Him with actual piety, he puts off the image of
God and becomes like someanimal, except that he-enjoys th-
faculty of understanding and thence of speech. If he then shuts up'
the highest natural degree, which corresponds to the highest,
heavenly, he becomes as to love. like a beast of the earth; but if he
shuts up the middle natural degree, which corresponds to the.-
middle spiritual, he becomes as to love like a fox, and as to tie,.
sight of the understanding like a bird of the evening; but if he also."
shuts up the lowest natural degree as to its spiritual, he becomes as.
to love like a wild beast, and as to understanding of truth like -a.
fish. If this degree as its spiritual be entirely closed, which is done.,
when God is denied and Satan is worshipped the reception of life.-
from God may be compared with the influx of light into opaque..
things of the earth, as into rotten wood, or into the turf of a bog, or.-
into dung, and the like; for man then becomes a spiritual carcass..
Love you. Continued next week...


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DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2007


LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR DIXIE
COUNTY, FLORIDA.

CASE NO. 2007-CA-0007

CASA NUEVA LIMITED LIABILITY
COMPANY, a Florida Limited Liability
Company,

Plaintiff,

Vs.

J. MAHLON MCKINNEY, JR., deceased,
RICHARD E. COX, deceased, MARGIE
STARLING and WILLIE G. JACKSON, if
married, if alive, and if dead, their
respective unknown spouse, heirs,
devisees, grantees, creditors, or other
parties claiming by, through, under or
against them individually, SUWANNEE
VALLEY DEVELOPMENT COMPNAY,
INC., a dissolved Florida Corporation, its
heirs, administrators, assigns, creditors, or
other parties claiming by, through, under or
against it, individually,

Defendant.


NOTICE OF ACTION

TO: J. MAHLON MCKINNEY, JR.
DECEASED
ADDRESS UNKNOWN

RICHARD COX, DECEASED
INDIVIDUALLY AND AS
REGISTERED AGENT FOR SUWANNEE
VALLEY DEVELOPMENT COMPANY,
INC.
11609 NW 62nd Place
SAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32601

VILLIE G. JACKSON
09 HURSEY AVENUE
PASS CHRISTIAN, MISSISSIPPI 39571

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to
Quiet Title as to the following described
lands: That Portion of Lots 9 and 10, Block
8, big Bradford, according to the plat
thereof as recorded in Plat book 1, Page
27, of the public records of Dixie County,
Florida, lying Northwesterly of the West
right of way line of Mullet Road.

Tax Parcel# 30-13-12-3500-000B-0100

Filed against you and you are required to
serve a copy of your written defenses, if
any, on RONAD W. STEVENS, Petitioner's
attorney, whose address is Post Office-Box
1444, Bronson, FL 32621, on or before
May 09, 2007, and file the original with the
Clerk of this Court either before service on
Plaintiffs attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will be
entered ,against you for the relief
demanded in the Complaint.

WITNESS my hand and the seal of this
Court on March 23, 2007

DANA D. JOHNSON
Clerk of Court
By: Karen Leverett, Deputy Clerk

Persons with disabilities requesting
reasonable accommodations to participate
in this proceeding should contact (352)
374-3639 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida
Relay Service at (800) 955-8771.
14-17
LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
DEED

CURTIS K. BOBO
298 SE 136th Ave.
Old Town, FL 32680

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

Certificate No: 753

May 29, 2003

DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:

Parcel NO. 25-10-13-4970-00D5-0030

LEG 25 10 13 BG NE CR OF S % OF GOV
LOT 3 RN S 1120 FT W 80 FT TO POB
RN S 100 FT W 40 FT N 100 FT E 40 FT
TO POB OR LOT 3 BLK D5 JEMLANDS
S/D

Subject to the restrictions of record

NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED

*MARION W. & LOIS B. BLUE
P.O. Box 91
Bettsville, OH 44815


WARNING: Said property being in the
County of Dixie, State of Florida. Unless
such certificate shail be redeemed
according to law the property described in
such certificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the Dixie County
Courthouse on June 12. 2007 at 11:00


March 26, 2007

DANA D. JOHNSON, Clerk of Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628
ByCandace L. Corbin, Deputy Clerk
15-18
LEGAL NOTICE


'NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
DEED

CURTIS K. BOBO
298 SE 136th Ave.
Old Town, FL 32680

The holder of the following certificate has
filed said certificate for a tax deed to be
issued thereon. The certificate number and
year of issuance, the description of the


LEGAL



NOTICES


property and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:

Certificate No: 756

May 29, 2003

DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:

Parcel NO. 25-10-13-4970-00d6--130

25 10 13 BG NE CR OF S % OF GOV
LOT 3 RN S 1220 FT W 480 FT TO POB
RN S 100 FT W 40 FT N 100 FT E 40 FT
TO POB OR LOT 13 BLK D 6 JEMLANDS
S/D

Subject to the restrictions of record

NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED

*CHARLES A. GOOD
52 BUTTONWOOD LA RT. 8
CARLISLE, PA 17013

*CHARLES A. GOOD
422 Trudy Road
Harrisburg, PA

WARNING: Said property being in the
County of Dixie, State of Florida. Unless
such certificate shall be redeemed
according to law the property described in
such certificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the Dixie County
Courthouse on June 12, 2007 at 11:00
A.M.

March 29, 2007

DANA D. JOHNSON, Clerk of Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628
By: Candace L. Corbin, Deputy Clerk
15-18
LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
DEED

CURTIS K. BOBO
298 SE 136th Ave.
Old Town, FL 32680

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

Certificate No: 726

May 29, 2003

DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:

Parcel NO. 25-10-13-4970-00D6-0030

25 10 13 BG NE CR OF S OF GOV
LOT 3 RN S 1220 FT W 480 FT TO POB
RN S 100 FT W 40 FT N 100 FT E40 FT
TO POB OR LOT 13 BLK D 6 JEMLANDS
S/D

Subject to the restrictions of record

NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED

*PETER F. & MARY RIDER
c/o B.A.COWAN
1615 CHEROKEE RD
FT WAYNE, IN 46808

*PETER & MARY RIDER
1904 SOUTH TYLAND,
NEW HAVEN, INDIANA 46774

WARNING: Said property being in the
County of Dixie, State of Florida. Unless
such certificate shall be redeemed
according to law the property described in
such certificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the Dixie County
Courthouse on June 12, 2007 at 11:00
A.M.

March 30, 2007

DANA D. JOHNSON, Clerk of Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628
By: Candace L. Corbin, Deputy Clerk
:15-18

LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
DEED

CURTIS K. BOBO
298 SE 136th Ave.
Old Town, FL 32680

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

Certificate No: 754

May 29, 2003

DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:

Parcel NO. 25-10-13.4970 00D5-0160

LEG 25 10-13 BEG NE CR S 5 G LOT 3
RUN S1120 FT W 600 FT TO POB RUN S
100 FT W 40 FT N 100 FT E 40 FT TO
POB OR LOT 16 BLK D5 JEMLANDS S/D.

Subject to the restrictions of record

NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED

*ANDREW & MARY HORVATH
536 Oak Circle SW
Warren, OH 44480

WARNING: Said property being in the
County of Dixie, State of Florida. .Unless
such certificate shall be redeemed


according to law the property described in
'such certificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the Dixie County
Courthouse on June 12, 2007 at 11:00


March29,2007


DANA D. JOHNSON, Clerk of Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628
By: Candace L. Corbin, Deputy Clerk
15-18


LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
DEED

CURTIS K. BOBO
298 SE 136th Ave.
Old Town, FL 32680

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

Certificate No: 746

May 29, 2003

DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:

Parcel NO. 25-10-13-4970 00D2-0150

LEG 25 10 13 LOT 15 BLK D2 JEMLANDS
#2 AN UNREC PLAT DESC AS COM NW
CR GOV LOT 3 RN S 2080 FT E 680 FT
TO POB RN S100 FT E 40 FT N 100 FT W
40 FT TO POB

Subject to the restrictions of record

NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED

*DONALD R. MYERS AND M. ADILAIDE
MYERS
7980 AIRPORT RD,
DE. WITT, M44820 '

*DONALD MYERS AND M. A. MYERS
c/o Carl Myers
9505 C Northcut Ave.
Crystal River, FL 34428

WARNING: Said property being in the
County of Dixie, State of Florida. Unless
such certificate shall be redeemed
according to law the property described in
such certificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the Dixie County.
Courthouse on June 12, 2007 at 11:00
A.M.

March 29, 2007

DANA D. JOHNSON, Clerk of Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628
By: Candace L. Corbin, Deputy Clerk
15-18



LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
DEED

CURTIS K. BOBO
298 SE 136th Ave.
Old Town, FL 32680

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

Certificate No: 727

May 29, 2003

DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:

Parcel NO. 25-10-13-4970-00D6-0040

25-10-13 PROP DESC IN OR BK 24 PG
215 LOT4 BLK D6 JEMLANDS 2

Subject to the restrictions of record

NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED

*FRED & MARY HARRELL
1306 Palmer Terrace
Jacksonville, FL 32207

*FRED & MARY HARRELL
2748 Sack Drive East
Jacksonville, FL 32200

WARNING: Said property being in the
County of Dixie, State of Florida. Unless
such certificate shall be redeemed
according to law the property described in
such certificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the Dixie County
Courthouse on June 12, 2007 at 11:00
A.M.

March 29, 2007

DANA D. JOHNSON, Clerk of Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628
By: Candace L. Corbin, Deputy Clerk
15-18


LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE OF INTENT TO CONSIDER
VACATING PUBLIC ROADS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the
i TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF
CROSS CITY, FLORIDA, will consider at
its regularly scheduled meeting on April
23, 2007 at 7:00 P.M. in the Town Council
Room in City Hall, Cross City, Florida, the
vacation, abandonment and closing of the
following described roadways:

that portion of Mikell Street between
Blocks 9 & 10,11 & 12 and 19 & 20,

AND

that portion of James Street between
Blocks 9 & 12 and 10 & 11

AND
Blocks 11 & 20 and 12 & 19, all lying
that portion of Williams Street between
and being in Gaulden's First Addition
To The Town of Cross City as shown on
the plat thereof recorded in the public
records of Dixie County, Florida.

Said lands situate, lying and being in
Dixie County, Florida.

Any persons interested in being heard
concerning the vacation, abandonment and
closing of the above-described roadways
are encouraged to attend the meeting.

ANGIE BUSH
Town Clerk
16-17

LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX
DEED

MARY GAIL MALECOT
P.O. BOX 576
OLD TOWN, FL 32680

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

Certificate No: 950

May 30, 2001

DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:

Parcel No. 04-08-14-6828-0000-0140

4 8 14 HATCH BEND UPON THE
SUWANNEE.ORB 202 P 327

Subject to the restrictions of record.

NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED

*RITA MAE WEBB
P.O. Box 293, Bell, FL 32619

*RITA MAE WEBB
P.O. box 941, Bell, FL 32619

WARNING: Said property being in the
County of Dixie, State of Florida. Unless
such certificate shall be redeemed
according to law the property described in
such certificate shall be sold to -the
highest bidder at the Dixie County
Courthouse on June 12, 2007 at 11:00
A.M.

March 22, 2007

DANA D. JOHNSON, Clerk of Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628
By: Candace L. Corbin, Deputy Clerk
15-18
LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR DIXIE
COUNTY, FLORIDA

CASE NO.: 06-055-CA

ORIX FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.,
f/k/a ORIX CREDIT ALLIANCE, INC.

Plaintiff,

Vs.

RICHARD HENSON a/k/a RICHARD E.
HENSON, GREEN TREE SERVICING,
LLC f/kla CONSECO FINANCE
SERVICING CORP. and ANY UNKNOWN
TENANTS at the property located at HWY
349, Old Town, Florida, parcel
identification number 24-09-13-000-4418-


Defendant.


NOTICE OF SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant
to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure
rendered on March 21, 2007, and an Order
Amending the Final Judgment of
Foreclosure by Changing Sale Date
rendered on April 3, 2007, in that certain
cause pending in the Circuit Court in and
for Dixie County, wherein ORIX
FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. flkla/ ORIX
CREDIT ALLIANCE, INC., is Plaintiff, and
RICHARD HENSON alkla/ RICHARD E.
HENSON and GREEN TREE SERVICING,
LLC f/k/a/ CONSECO FINANCE
SERVICING CORP., are Defendants, in
Civil Action Case No. 06-055-CA, I Dana
D. Johnson, Clerk of the aforesaid Court,
will at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 3,
2007, offer for sale and sell to the highest
bidder for cash at the Dixie County
Courthouse, 214 N.E. 351 Highway, Cross
City, Florida, the following described real
property, situated and being in Dixie
County, Florida to-wit:


REAL
DESCRIPTION


PROPERTY LEGAL
N:


Begin at the Southwest corner of Section
24, Township 9 South, Range 13 East and
run South 88 degrees 07 minutes 30
seconds East, along section line 54.5 feet
to the Point of Beginning. Thence continue
South 88 degrees 07 minutes 30 seconds
East, along said Section line for 544.42
feet, thence run North 00 degrees 52
minutes 30 seconds West, 389,81 feet to
the Southeast corner of parcel #3, thence
run North 88 degrees 01 minutes 30
seconds West, for 544.42 feet to the East
right of way line of SR #349 and the
Southwest comer of Parcel #3, thence run
South 00 degrees 52 minutes 30 seconds
East, along said right of way line for 389.81
feet back to the Pont of Beginning, all lying
and being in Dixie County, Florida.

IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A
RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER
THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE
PROPERTY OWNER, AS OF THE DATE
OF THE FILING OF PLAINTIFF'S LIS
PENDENS, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM
WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THANT 60
DAYS AFTER THE SALE.

Said sale will be made pursuant to and in
order to satisfy the terms of the Final
Judgment and the Order Amending the
Final Judgment.

DATED this 9th day of April, 2007.

DANA D. JOHNSON
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Karen Leverett, Deputy Clerk

Attorneys for Plaintiff
James E. Foster
Betty M. Charles
Florida Bar No. 0015093 AKERMAN
SENTERFITT
Post Office Box 231 (32802-0231)
420 S. Orange Avenue, Suite 1200
Orlando, FL 32801-4904
Phone: (407) 4234000
FAX: (407) 843-6610

IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A
DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY
ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO
PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING
YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO
YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN
ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT,
CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION, TELEPHONE
NO. (352) 498-1200 WITHIN 2 WORKING
DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS
DOCUMENT; IFYOU ARE HEARING
IMPAIRED OR VOICE IIMPAIRED (352)
498-1200.
16-17


LEGAL NOTICE

DIXIE OLD TOWN RENTAL
80 N.E. 758th Street
IOld Town, FL 32680
Phone: (352) 542-1633
FAX: (352) 542-1634

This is a' public notice, to inform Darrell
Famham Cross City Rental Storage Unit
#17 that payment on his unit is more than
14 days past due, an auction will be held
May 5", 2007 at 9:00 A.M. at the Cross
City Storage Facility located on U.S. 19 in
Cross City.
17-18


Lake City Community College and TIMCO


PROUDLY ANNOUNCE THE NEW

AVIATION STRUCTURES


PROGRAM

at Lake City Community College

This 10 Week Course Begins

APRIL 30, 2007

ENROLLMENT FEE $100

For information on class enrollment and availability

Contact: Edwin McClanton


LAKEM CITY
COMMUNITY COLLEGE


LEGAL NOTICE


IN THE CIRCUIT COURTFOR DIXIE
COUNTY, FLORIDA

PROBATE DIVISION

FILE NO.: 2007-CP-000035

IN RE: ESTATE OF

WILLIAM B. MCKECHNIE,

Deceased.
/

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
(Summary Administration-Intestate)

TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR
DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE
ESTATE:

You are hereby notified that an order of-
Summary Administration has been entered
in the Estate of WILLIAM B. MCKECHNIE,
Deceased, File Number 2007-CP-000035;
by the Circuit Court for DIXIE county,
Florida, Probate Division, the address of
which is P. O. Box 1206, Cross City, FL
32628; that the Decedent's date of death
was June 17, 2006; that the total value of
the estate is $34,000.00 and that the
names and addresses of those to whom it
has been assigned by such Order are:
Creditors: None

Beneficiaries:

CAROL MCKECHNIE MONTGOMERY
12516 Mission Hill Dr. S
Jacksonville, FL 32225

ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE
NOTIFIED THAT:

All creditors of the estate of the Decedent
and persons having claims or demands
against the estate of the decedent other
than those for whom provision for full
payment was made in the Order of
Summary Administration must file their
claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE
CODE.

ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED:

The date of first publication of this Notice is
April 19, 2007/

Person Giving Notice:
CAROL MCKECHNIE MONTGOMERY
12516 Mission Hill Drive S.
Jacksonville, FL 32225


Attorney for Person Giving Notice:
GREGORY V. BEAUCHAMP, P.A.
Attorney for Petitioner
Florida Bar No. 178770
P.O. Box 1129
Chiefland, FL 32644
(352)493-1458


LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING

The Board of Commissioners of the
Northwest Florida Regional Housing
Authority will hold its Annual Meeting, April
26, 2007 in Room #10 of the Veterans
Memorial Park Civic Center, 2900 10405
NW Theo Jacobs Way, Bristol, Florida.
Meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. E.D.S.T..
The meeting will be open to the public.
16-17

LEGAL NOTICE

The Eariy Learning Coalition of the Nature
Coast Administrative Committee,
representing Citrus, Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy
and Sumter Counties, is scheduled to meet
on Wednesday, April 25, 2007, at
9:00a.m., at the Early Learing Coalition of
the Nature Coast main office, 1564 N.
Meadowcrest Blvd, Crystal River, FL.
34429. Please contact Coalition staff at.
352-563-9939 if you have any questions.
Public participation is welcome.
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Articles, Birth &

Wedding

Announcements,

Birthdays -

Monday @ 5:00


7AV7SCE.
IAA-rION S-EVCES. MNC.


Registration Deadline is Friday, April 27-Don't miss this career changing opportunity!.

Successful completion of this class qualifies you as an entry-level Structures Mechanic. Job offers will be based on hiring needs at the time of
Graduation. You must be the age of 18 for employment at any of the TIMCO Facilities. No previous aviation experience is required.
Tuition assistance maybe available at Florida Crown


Lake City Community College
(386) 754-4462 or (386) 867-1963







DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2007


ACREAGE/ LOTS/
R.V. LOTS FOR
SALE/ RENT
OCALA NATIONAL FOREST
LOTS $500 down, $199 p/mo -
owner 352-239-5520 or 352-236-
4579, www.ocalaforestland.com.
12-23
OWNER FINANCING with as little
as $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.
Deen Lancaster, Broker. (352)
463-9494 $39,900 MLS# 750417.
12-ufn
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
mobile homes! Call Deen
Lancaster Realty, Inc. for terms.
Deen Lancaster, Broker. (352)
463-9494 $39,900 MLS# 750830.
12-ufn
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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ANTIQUES

Highway Men I& Florida
landscape paintings for sale
(very large collection) at the
Horseshoe Beach Summer
Flea Market, 110 Main St.,
(The new Sam's Plaza) Sat.
April 28, 8am till 2pm. Free
vendor space...so bring out
your antiques and sell them.
For information call 498-
5986.
17-18


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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CARS TRUCKS


FOR SALE
1990 PLYMOUTH RAZOF
TURBO (one owner), low
mileage. MUST SEE! $1950.00
OBO. 542-2977.
16-18
1988 OLDS 4 door, runs great
Good condition, call 3520-578-
4596.
17-18
1997 Lincoln Town Car wel
maintained, excellent condition
$6,000.00, OBO. 542-2977.
16-18
BEAUTY
BRIDES & BRIDAL PARTY
SPECIALS at Gini's Nail, Spa &
Facial Studio, also unique gif
baskets for your party. Mon.-Fri. 9-
9, by appointment only, Call 352-
356-1381.
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FLEA MARKET
FREE VENDOR SPACE
Horseshoe Beach Summer
Flea Market, 110 Main St.
(new Sam's Plaza), Sat.
April 28, 8 am till 2pm, sell
anything you
Shave...vegetables, boats,
trucks, golf carts, etc., etc.
.Come out & have a great
* time. For information call
: Jimmy Butler 498-2400 or
: Dennis Buckley 498-5986.
17-18


S FOUND
PIT BULL PUPPY male, approx.
3 .months old, found Rambling
Woods SD-OT, 542-0254.
17-18
GIFTS
UNIQUE GIFTS & HOME
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,
Qlass A CDL, (2) years experience
required, DFWP, call (386) 294-
3:11.
12-ufn
ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS -
Fants hemmed, seam repairs,
patches, badges, buttons replaced
and other minor repairs. (smoke-
free home) 498-5950.
17-18
HELP WANTED We have limited
positions available for trainees in
mechanics, welding, electricians,
and electronics. No experience
necessary. Receive pay & benefits
while you learn. Must be H.S.
Grad, age 17-34. For Interview Call
1-800-342-8123 Mon.-Fri.

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TIMBERS APARTMENTS 231
NE 97th Street, Cross City, FL -
Immediate opening for a Manager
position 32 hours w/benefits., must
have experience in management,
office, computer, people skills.
Also, immediate opening for a
Maintenance position, 24 hours,
must have experience in 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 Wednesdays from 9:00 to
2:30 or you can call Angela at
either 850-814-9372 or 352-463-
7106.. Equal Opportunity
Employer.
15-ufn



HOUSEKEEPER needed,
honest, dependable, reliable, apply
in person at 228 NE Hwy 51,
Steinhatchee Landing Resort -
352-498-3513.


AVON REPS NEEDED in
area. Earn 50% commission. I
gift at sign up. Start kit is $1C
Call Terri at 1-877-814-4516.


this
Free
0.00.


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COMMUNITY COlLt '
Senior Staff Assistant
This is a secretarial position located
in the Human Resources office.
Duties include serving as the
receptionist for Human Resources,
typing, filing, and assisting the
Director of Human Resources with
administrative duties. Other duties
vary and require the exercising of
considerable initiative and
independent judgment. High school
graduate or equivalent with 4 years
secretarial or clerical experience.
Computer literate: proficient in
Word & Excel. Special
consideration for Associate's
degree or certificate in a related
area. Application deadline: April
27, 2007. Salary: $22,692 plus
benefits
College application required.
Position details and application
available on the web at:
www.lakecitvcc.edu
Inquiries: Human Resource
Development
Lake City Community College
149 SE College Place
Lake City, FL 32025
Phone: (386) 754-4314 Fax: (386) 754-
4594
E-mail: boettcherg@lakecitycc.edu
LCCC is accredited by the
Southern Association of Colleges
and Schools
VP/ADA/EA/EO College in
Education & Employment


HOME DECOR &
GIFTS
SIMPLY CHIC shabby
chic/cottage style home d6cor,
gifts, jewelry, etc. SE 49'" Ave
Open Saturdays 9-3
17-ufn


HOMES FOR
SALE
S OVER $7000.00 BEL
! APPRAISED VALUE 4br, :
OFFICE. 2166 sq. ft. on 1.28 a
in Cross City, FL $159,999.
S Scott Beech Big Bend Prope
I 9850) 578-2898 or (850) 371-0
. 1E

METAL ROOFIN
METAL ROOFING Buy d
from manufacturer. Over 20 ci
in stock several profiles to chi
S from! Quick turnaround! Call
t quote. Gulf Coast Supply &
Inc. 352-498-0778.

MISCELLANEOL
FOR SALE
24 FT LIVESTOCK TRAILER -
Gooseneck tandem axle center
gate, $2,250 Call 542-2300


CHAINSAW Husquvarna used
once, 570, 24 in bar, paid $800 will
take $650 Call 542-2300
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MOBILE HOMES
FOR RENT
OLD TOWN RENT TO OWN 2
available: both 3/2 DWMH -
$5,000.00 down for option to buy, 1
year term, Rent: $700 & $750.; part
of rent goes toward down payment.
(352) 682-6681.
16-17
MOBILE HOMES
FOR SALE
1984 FLEETWOOD MH 2BR 2B,
Front porch, back porch, new metal
roof, power pole and breakers,
partially furnished, 2yr old ac unit,
appliances included, great shape,
must see to appreciate, $7,500.,
call after 5:30pma 542-3292 or
during day at 210-1258, leave
message.
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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
PUPPIES FOR SALE Bulldog
puppies ready April 16, 2007.
Asking $100.00. Cell (352) 578-
4978..
16-17


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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1"t LIMB TREE SERVICE &
n STUMP GRINDING Fast Service
We Are Insured. Call 352-507-
6749.
17-21
HANDYMAN SERVICES -
carpentry, metal roofs, additions,
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improvement.
While participation in-
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Buckeye's evaluation of employment applicants includes validated written tests,
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Association to be raffled off. All the proceeds will be used for their annual scholarship that they
.give to a DCHS senior that aspires to be a future teacher and is earning their college degree in
'Education.
The painting will be given away on May 2 at their annual luncheon where they honor Dixie's
'Teachers of the Year. Each ticket cost $1.00 and may be purchased at the Dixie County Advocate or
from any DCRTA member.

Could Your Mailbox
Dixie Cook-Off
Use A Spring Cleaning? InTheMakin
It's spring! Buds are on the trees. Flowers, are beginning to
bloom. It's time to spruce things up around the house and yard, to
put winter behind us and make everything look its best. Get Ready For The Firs
Don't forget to take a look at your mailbox. Many times, the Annual Dixie Cook-Of
mailbox is the first thing people see- when thy come to visit you. sponsored by the Dixie Count)
An attractive, well-maintained mailbox adds to the beauty of your Quarterback Club. If you think
home and our community, and protects your mail from the you have the best BBQ around
elements. start honing your skills anc
Here are some spring cleaning tips for you and your mailbox: be ready to cook. The meal
If your mailbox is mounted on a pdle or post, check its you cook, will be judged anc
stability and make sure it is properly anchored, also dinners will be sold, t
Your mailbox identifies your address, not only for the letter raise money for the QB Club
carrier but for the police, fire department, emergency workers and Dixie County is known for its
other service providers. Make sure your address appears on both good cooks, so get yoiu
sides of your mailbox, so people who need to find you can do so, cooking team together and call
and so can your mail. Brent or Robin at (352) 210-
Check the door and its hinges. Make sure it closes properly 1819/(352) 498-6402.
to keep your mail in and the wind and rain out.
Do you see any sharp edges or nails sticking out? Protect
your hands as well as those of your letter carrier, by filing them
off. Also sand and repaint or replace your mailbox if its rusty-you
'don't want to have to get a tetanus shot, and neither does your ..
letter carrier.
The Postal Service requires approved traditional or .
contemporary curbside mailboxes whenever a mailbox is installed
or replaced. You can find them at most hardware stores. You may
use a custom-built curbside box if the postmaster gives prior
approval and if the mailbox generally conforms to the same
specifications as approved manufactured mailboxes. Contact us
before erecting a custom-built mailbox.
If you have questions or want more information about
mailboxes, come see us at your local Post office, or contact us at
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DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2007


Section B


Annual Alumni Football Game Set For April 21
Annual Alumni Football Game Set For April 21


A large group of players gathered at Bruce Boyette Field last Tuesday night to
practice up on their skills and make some game plans for the BIG Alumni game set
for Saturday night, April 21, 7:00 P.M.

The Annual Alumni Football Game will be played on April 21 at 7:00 P.M. This exciting game
will once again feature the Odd/Even DCHS graduates as they seek to claim the championship title and
bragging rights. In an interview with "The Total Package" a/k/a Edward Marsh told the Advocate that
he will not be playing in this year's game as his is in training for the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
But he has conceded to be the head referee for the game to make sure that the game is played fair and
square.
This game is being sponsored by the Dixie County Quarterback Club and they will use the monies
raised to enhance the football program and DCHS. The cost to participate in the game is $20.00 and
the admission fee has been set for $5.00 per person.
Practice has been set for April 17 and. 19 at the football field at 7:00 P.M. So mark your calendar
now and get ready to the excitement and see who wins the Championship this year. The record is two
wins for the Even team and the last game ended in a tie. Where are all the want-to-be football heroes?
Now is your chance to shine!
For additional information please call Brent Wilkerson at (352) 210-1819 or Robin Wilkerson at
(352) 498-6402.


DCHS Baseball Team Ends Regular


Lady Bears Win First Rou

Of District Play-off


Catcher, Jessica Chewning, tags out the runner for Ft. White on
an outstanding throw from centerfielder Vanessa Hollisfor the
third out in the bottom of the second inning. Photo by Chuck Elton


nd

hit back to the pitcher who
threw to first for out number
three. The Bears managed to
keep the Indians scoreless in
the bottom of the inning.
Robson once again beat out
a bunt to get on first and went
to second on a passed ball and
a throwing error allowed her to
cross home plate for run
number two for the Bears and
that was all they could muster
in the fifth. The first batter for
the Indians was gunned down
by Ashley Cannon on a short
hit to third, the second batter
reached first on an error but
was thrown out by Chewning
to shortstop Kayla Clemens
trying to reach second.
The third batter reached
first on :a walk and scored-
when the next two batters both-
got singles. McClellan struck-
out the next batter with runners
on second and third.
In the sixth inning,:


In one of their best
defensive games of the year,
the Lady Bears defeated the Ft.
White Indians, 3-1 in the first
round of district play. The
Bears split the regular season
games with the Indians.
The-Lady Bears were first
to bat Tuesday night, and
leadoff batter, Vanessa' Hollis
reached first on a walk. She
stole second on a passed ball
and score the first run of the
game on a single by Jessica


Season With 11-1 Victory Over Bell


First baseman, Mandy Cannon, makes a great catch from third
baseman, Ashley Cannon, for the first out in the bottom of the
seventh inning.


The Buddy Show
by Buddy Martin
Picking up jewelry in 'The Swamp'

GAINESVILLE It may have seemed like only a spring
practice football game
to some, but anytime .
the defending national ..".
champion Florida .
Gators open the gates .
these days they draw a 4 ..
crowd. Especially on a i
day when they come to
pick up their rings.
In this case
only 47,500 turned out
,at Ben Hill Griffin
Stadium for 'The Orange & Blue Debut" to see the Blue defeat
the Orange, 27-21. That was about 2,300 more than attended the
2006 spring game and 11,000 less than Meyer's first one in 2005,
but a major traffic accident on 1-75 outside Ocala caused a traffic
jam which caused some fans to miss the entire first half may have
also discouraged others from making the trip.
Never you mind: 95,000 will be here when the Gators kick
off their 2007 season.
Just how important is a spring practice game? To one
:Gator fan from Jacksonville, very important: He came into the
stadium pn a stretcher hoisted by four people. "He was an older
fellow and he had all kinds of tubes coming out of him," said
'security guard and elevator operator Dan Campione. "I've seen
many of them leave that way, but I've never seen one come in that
way."
It was a pretty important day for some Gator players, too,
including sophomore quarterback Tim Tebow, who has inherited
the keys to this big Orange and Blue offensive machine from
Chris Leak.
From the looks of things, Tebow has the wheel well
in hand, at least well enough to please his coach. Tebow hit 17 of
27 for 216 yards, passing for three touchdowns. He threw one to
emerging starter Louis Murphy, one to promising incoming
freshman tight end Aaron Hemandez and one to sophomore Cade
SHolliday. More importantly, Tebow was able to connect on deep
Passes to Murphy for 41 yards and senior Andre Caldwell for 27,
Showing he can throw the deep ball.
It was Tebow's improvement on the short passing
fundamentals that impressed Urban Meyer, however. "The way he
throws the short ball is great," Meyer said. "A lot of people are
going to stack the box against us this year (bring in a safety) and
we need to be able to protect the run with our quarterback play.
Tim Tebow is a professional quarterback now at Florida. He
wakes up every morning wanting to get better."
The player who drew the most raves, however, was
Murphy, the 6-2 junior from St. Petersburg, whose only claim to
fame in 2006 was catching a long touchdown pass from Tebow
against LSU when the Tigers had only 10 players on the field.
This spring, Meyer said, Murphy has earned a starting job as a
wide receiver, as did Jarred Fayson.
"He's (MuIrphy) got the best fundamentals of any
receiver on our team," Meyer said of Murphy. "He has really
taken himself seriously this year. Last year all he did was eat up a
scholarship."
Murphy and Fayson join a very talented group of
receivers that already includes Caldwell, Hernandez and speedster
Percy Harvin -- plus the towering threesome of 6-4 Cornelius
SIngram, 6-4 David Nelson and 6-6 Tate Casey.
This will be the long-awaited season for Tebow fans
who wanted to see him start last year when he became half of the
two-headed quarterback. It was suggested to Tebow that he had an


embarrassment of riches at wide receiver.
"Not many guys in college football have the same
kind of talent I have," Tebow confessed. "I have five or six guys
who can catch the ball and take it to the house at any time.
They're a special group of guys and I'm lucky to have them."
It was a productive spring for Tebow, who suffered a
shoulder injury-and had to focus on fundamentals while working it
out, which he said, "turned out to be a blessing." He is more
balanced throwing on the run, which is something he'll be doing a
lot this year. Meyer says Florida will be more of an option/run-
pass offense than last year with Leak.
As one of the key members of the 2006 national
championship team, Tebow was awarded his ring in the locker
room. The seniors had been presented their's earlier on the field.
As he spoke to the media, Tebow stole an admiring
glance at his new jewelry.
"This thing is heavy," he said. "Heck, it might cause
my shoulder to be even sorer!"
QiOck lump Start
1. Embarrassing moment of the week: Two-time Daytona
500 winner Michael Waltrip was been charged with reckless
driving and failing to report an accident after hitting a telephone
pole and rolling his car about a mile'from his home, then leaving
the scene of the accident.
2. I saw Jackie Robinson speak once, years after he left
baseball, and even with diabetes and a snow-white head of hair,
you could still sense the fire in the belly of this remarkable man.
3. Seems to me if the Ohio State band became famous for
"dotting the i" in Ohio, they should now defer that honor to
Florida, or perhaps give away the famous "THE Ohio State
University" to "THE University of Florida."
4. OK, I promise from now on this will be a "no-gloating
zone" for all Gator fans.
5. Just one more -- did you see the new 2007 Gator
football schedule, recently e-mailed to me? (See below)
Short Stuff
All of a sudden Billy Donovan has his own coaching tree,
now that John Pelphrey is at Arkansas, Anthony Grant is at
Virginia Commonwealth and Donnie Jones is at Marshall ...
Urban Meyer said he had a team meeting after Saturday's
scrimmage to ask the players and coaches if they were good
enough to compete for the SEC title and not surprisingly the
answer was "yes!"
Today's Joke
Proposed 2007 Gator football schedule
Sept. 6. Ohio State Home
Sept. 13. Ohio State Away
Sept 20. Ohio State, Cleveland
Sept 27. Ohio State, Tampa
Oct. 1. Open date, visit Columbus
Oct. 15. Ohio State, Orlando
Oct. 21, Ohio State, Jacksonville
Nov. 5, Ohio State, Miami
Nov. 12, Ohio State, Tallahassee
Nov. 21, Ohio State, Baton Rouge
Dec. 4, Ohio State, Atlanta*
Dec. 11, Ohio State, New Orleans*
BCS could penalize Florida for strength of schedule.
Bumper sticker, T-Shirt or Sign
1. "I'm workin'here!"-Billboard.
2. Don't be so open-minded your brains fall out. (Church
marquee)
3. What was the greatest thing before sliced bread?
And food morning...
... to all your Cubs fans in Chicago, Now that Mt. Lou
has erupted, stay tuned for a'wonderful July 4 fireworks show that
Piniella will no doubt offer up this summer.


Senior players with their
parent and friends, r-l, D.J.
Quesenberry, Matthew
Mullins, Bud Wessels, Gary
David Pinner, Angelos
McDowell and Sidney
Dunning.
By Ted Boorum
Senior Night lived up to its
name for Dixie Bears on
Tuesday Night, as six senior
starters led the Varsity
Baseball team to an 11-1
victory over Bell in 5 innings.
Senior Bud Wessels pitched
all 5 innings of the contest,
added two hits and two runs
scored, and Senior Sidney
Dunning went 3-3 with 2
RBIs. Seniors Gary David
Pinner, Angelos McDowell,
and, Matthew Mullins all
scored runs. Senior DJ
Quesenberry hit a sharp line
drive single in the bottom of
the fifth inning to score
Freshman Brett Sullivan and
Junior Colton Richardson to
end the game.
The Bears begin their district
tournament at PK Yonge in
Gainesville on Monday, April
23 at 7 PM, facing the PK
Yonge Blue Wave.


Chewning. Ft. White put their
first two batters on base on an
error and hit-by-pitch but were
unable to score the runners
when Ashley Cannon made an
unassisted put-out at third base
and pitcher Caroline
McClellan struck out the next
two batters to end the inning.
In the second inning, Britni
Robson beat out a bunt to first
and moved to third but was
unable to score. The Indians
got three hits in the bottom of
the second but the runner
going home was put out on an
outstanding throw by
centerfielder Hollis to the
catcher for the third out of the
inning.
Ft. White's pitcher
managed to strike out all three
batters for the Bears in the top
of the third inning. The Bears
kindly returned the favor when
McClellan struck out the first
batter, the second batter
reached first on an error and
the third batter hit a line-drive
back to the pitcher for the
second out and she completed
a double-play when she caught
the runner off the bag.
The fourth inning was
almost a repeat of the previous
one when the first two batters
struck out and the third batter


WE LOVE YOU!



Kimbo, Mom,
Bo, Stacey &
Gracie, Kory &
Kole, Dad,
Kristen, Riley &
Dakota


Chewning reached second on 'a
double but could not reach
home. McClellan struck out
two in the bottom of the sixth
and VanAernam fielded the
ball and threw the runner out
going to first.
In the top of the seventh,
MeClellan managed to walk
and courtesy runner Taneshia
Thomas stole second and
scored the third run for the
Bears when Ashley Cannon
got a single to right field. The
Lady Indians got one runner on
with a walk but the game
ended with an outstanding stop
by the shortstop Clemens who
threw her out at first to end the
game.
The Lady Bears will play
host to the Chiefland Indians
on Thursday night at 7:00 P.M.
for the District Championship.
If the Lady Bears win they
would host the next game on
Tuesday night. If they lose
they would have to travel


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HAPPY BIRTHDAY


ZACHARY!








2B DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CR


Gulf Red Snapper Sport Seasons Set To Reopen -


With Changes
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and keep red snapper in Gulf of Mexico waters recreational b;
soon, but the Florida Fish and Wildlife federal waters
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need to know about this year. the recrcationa
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there are changes in federal waters. Florida at four fish per
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Gulf, and federal waters extend beyond state bag limit durii
waters. The state
The recreational red snapper fishing season snapper fishing
in Florida waters in the Gulf opens on April 15, on Nov. 1 this
as usual, and the season in Gulf federal waters for recreation!
opens on April 21, which also is the same as in and federal G
past years, length.
A new wrinkle is that a federal rule took The FW
effect recently to reduce the harvest of red changes to Gu
snapper temporarily while a permanent plan to to help this fi:
manage this overfished species is finalized, harvest are li
The new federal rule says anglers in Gulf year.
federal waters still may keep the existing four-
red-snapper daily bag limit and the captain and
crew of for-hire vessels may continue to retain
this limit for the first 11 days of the season,
from April 21 through May 1.
FWC Extends Sponge Diving
The harvest of commercial sponges by diving will be legal in
parts of Northwest Florida marine waters beginning July 1. The
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)
approved a rule Thursday to extend the area where harvest of
commercial sponges is allowed by, diving from west of 84 degrees
west longitude, near Cabell Point on the eastern border of
Jefferson County, to Cape San Bias.
The rule also specifies that all commercial .sponges taken by
divers must be cut rather than pulled from the sea bottom.
The commercial harvest of sponges in Florida is a historical
fishery that is principally concentrated along the central Gulf of
Mexico near the traditional sponge docks in Tarpon Springs and
in the Florida Keys. This fishery is the source of natural sponges
used for a variety of household cleaning purposes and also
supports a curio trade.
Of the many species of sponges that occur in Florida, only a
few are sought after by the fishery and regulated. These species
are called "commercial sponges" and include the sheepswool,
grass, yellow, glove, finger, wire, reef and velvet sponges.
Commercial sponges can now be legally harvested by diving in
all state waters north of the southernmost point of Egmont Key,
northward and westward to the 84 degrees west longitude line.
They also may be harvested by diving in all state waters beyond 3
nautical miles from the shoreline south of Egmont Key to the
Monroe'and Collier county line.
Commercial fishers requested that state waters in the northern
Gulf also be open to sponge harvest, and the FWC believes this
fishery will be limited and will have negligible impacts to sponge
abundance.
Current regulations specify that- persons wishing to land
sponges in commercial quantities must possess a valid Saltwater
Products License and a valid sponge endorsement.
Legally harvestable commercial sponges must also be at least
five inches in diameter, and there are areas specified where
sprnges. may and may not be taken by diving.

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beginning on May 2, the daily
ag limit for red snapper in Gulf
will be reduced from four fish to
i, and the captain and crew of for-
o longer will be allowed to retain
il bag limit.
tate waters, the daily recreational
ed snapper will remain unchanged
r person, and the captain and crew
scls still can keep the recreational
ig the entire open season.
and federal recreational Gulf red
g seasons still will close as usual
year, and the minimum size limit
al red snapper taken in both state
ulf waters is still 16 inches total

C advises ,anglers that further
ulf red snapper regulations needed
shery recover from years of over-
ikely to be announced later this


New Rules

Approved For

Saltwater Reef

Fish
Regulations are changing
for several recreational and
commercial marine reef fish
species in waters offshore of
Florida. The Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) approved
a series of rule amendments
Thursday that will bring
Florida regulations in line with
recent rule changes for federal
waters adjacent to state waters.
Florida state waters extend
9 nautical miles offshore in the
Gulf of Mexico and 3 miles
offshore in the Atlantic Ocean.
So-called "federal" waters,
also known as the Exclusive
Economic Zone or EEZ,
extend farther offshore beyond
state waters.. The FWC has
regulatory jurisdiction in
Florida waters, and federal
agencies and councils manage
fishing in federal waters.
The new reef fish rules
approved by the FWC help
make Florida's rules consistent
with recent federal regulatory
changes, and as a result,
minimize public confusion and
aid rule enforcement. They
take effect July 1.
In the Atlantic, the rules
allow recreational fishers to
keep one golden tilefish and
one snowy grouper within the
five-fish daily aggregate
grouper bag limit. The daily
recreational bag limit for
Atlantic red porgy will jump
from one fish to three fish per
person and the recreational
minimum size limit for
Atlantic vermilion snapper will
rise from 11 to 12 inches total
length. The rules also set
commercial trip limits in the
Atlantic that are the same as
trip limits in federal waters.
Rules for Atlantic black sea
bass include increasing the
recreational minimum size
limit from 10 inches total
length to 11 inches total length
in 2007, and then to 12 inches
total length in 2008, and
establishing a June 1 May 31
harvest season. The rules also
require a minimum 2-inch
mesh for the back panel of
black sea bass traps in the
Atlantic, and require removal
of black sea bass traps in the
Atlantic when the commercial
quota is reached.
New Gulf reef fish rules


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decrease the commercial and
recreational minimum size
limit for vermilion snapper
from 11 to 10 inches total
length, eliminate the April 22
through May 31 closed season
for commercial harvest of
vermilion snapper, establish a
zero bag limit for gag, red and
black grouper for captains and
crew on for-hire vessels, and
remove the requirement for
Class I and Class 11
commercial red snapper
licenses.
Other rules approved by the
FWC designate golden tilefish
as a "restricted species" in
Florida, change the minimum
size limit of vermillion snapper
imported into Florida from 11
to 10 inches 'total length, and
prohibit commercial fishermen
from harvesting or possessing
the recreational bag limit of
reef fish species on
commercial trips.

All-Stars Car

Wash April 21
All Stars Car Wash will be
held in the Dairy Queen
Parking lot Cross City Florida.
Start time is 9:00 am until
12:00 p.m. April 21st 2007.
The All Stars program helps
students make healthy choices
about tobacco, drugs alcohol
and other important life
choices; it is a charter
education program taught at
the Ruth Raines Middle School
6th grade. For questions call 1-
800-330-5615 extension 8857
ask for Melody or leave a
message.
Free Legal Services
Three Rivers Legal
Services will offer FREE civil
legal services in the areas of
Tenant/Landlord, Foreclosure,
Social Security, Living and
Legal wills, Unfair Sales
Practices, Contracts,
Medicaid/Medicare and
(limited) Family Law. It will
be offered to low-income and
other eligible citizens at the
Dixie County Courthouse,
Friday, April 20, 2007 from
1:30 to 3:00 pm. Please call 1-
800-495-0039 to schedule an
appointment.


Equestrian Park
Continued From Page IA

Dixie County Commissioners about the park during the April: 5
Commission meeting. "It's a very rare opportunity we get to
develop a piece of property like this."
Located in Mayo, on property at the northern end of
approximately 20,000 acres of SRWMD lands that run along the
Steinhatchee River, the park is a long-time dream of R.O. Ranch.
owners Frank "Red" and Olive Schulte, who wanted to see the land
preserved, not developed, by turning it into an equestrian park for
the public to enjoy.
The couple approached the District and asked if it would be.
interested in purchasing the land, as it would benefit the District in
its goal of preservation. In July of last year, the District closed on
the purchase of the property and earlier this year, the Schultes
donated a $3.5 million interest in the land to the R.O. Ranch, Inc.,
a non-profit corporation. Proceeds of the sale of the corporation's
interest to the District will be'placed in an endowment and used to
fund future management activities.
Kauffman explained to commissioners that there will be.
numerous trails on the property, including a 19.5-mile trail:
extending along the Steinhatchee River down to Steinhatchee
Falls. A covered arena, barns, stalls, and a visitor center are also.
being planned for the park.
To celebrate the recent opening of the Crossway Branch
Trailhead, an opening ceremony hosted by R.O. Ranch and
SRWMD will be held Saturday, April 28.
Kauffman said they are expecting at least 100 riders to come:
out and enjoy the trails. Free wagon rides will be available to those:
unable to ride on horseback. Gates will open at 7 a.m. and an.
organized ride will begin at 9 a.m. Wagon rides will take place:
between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. A free lunch will be provided at:12:
p.m. to those who R.S.V.P. to Gwen Lord by mailing
gal@srmd.org or by calling 1-800-226-1066. The ranch is located
at 984 S.E. CR 357, Mayo, FL 32066.


Summer Basketball Camp
Featuring DEREK WAUGH, Stetson University Boy's
Basketball Camp, in DeLand, FL is to be held June 7th thru
August 2nd, 2007. Shooting Camp June 7-9,'Position Camp
June 9-13, Individual Camp I June 18-22, Individual Camp II July
29- August 2, High School Team Camp June 16 & 17.
For more information contact Sebastian Singletary at (386)822,
8101, or ssinglet(iCstetson.edu, or www.stetson.edu/hoopscamp


Golf Tournament
The Trenton Quarterback is sponsoring a golf tournament on.
May 5, 2007 at the Chiefland Golf and Country Club. Format is 3-
man scramble. Cost is $150.00 per team. Cash prizes! Sign in
begins at 8 a.m. and shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.
For registration information please call Bill Deen at (352)463-
1313 (days) or (352)463-1008 (evenings).


LOST DOG
Our five-year-old male Chihuahua has been missing since
March 22 from Governor Hill Lake Road area. He is blonde and
white, with black hair on his back and tail.
There is a $500. REWARD for information leading to his
return. Contact Amy Valentine at 352-949-2110 or 352-542-9981.



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Suwannee Gables Motel & Marina
Receives Fanning Springs
"Business Of The Year" Award


Paresh & Vansanthi Doshi
Fanning Springs Chamber of Commerce awarded Suwannee
Gables Motel & Marina, owned by Paresh and Vansanthi Doshi,
"The Business of the Year Award" for all their many contributions
to their communities and the Fanning Springs Festival of Lights
and Boat Parade.

Quilt Walk
May 11 & 12, 2007 "Sew Much Love" Lake City Quilt Walk.
In Historic Downtown Lake City quilts will be on display in
merchants' windows and stores. A Mother's Day Tea is planned for
Saturday at Tucker's Restaurant in the Blanche Hotel. ($15.00 per
person) Presented by the Downtown Action Corporation proceeds
from the Tea-will go to the Columbia County Senior Services. For
more information visit the Lake City Quilt Walk site at
www.LakeCityDowntown.com or call 386-758-.1312.

Log Cabin Quilters News
Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, April 12th at the Quilt
Museum. It.has been a busy week. Saturday we had a busload
come from Orlando for lunch, 42 in all. Tuesday we had the
Chiefland F.C.E. ladies for lunch and then on Wednesday we had
Greg and 5 boys out to work. We will be having the, Ladies
Church Fellowship luncheon the Ist Tuesday of May, we are
looking for a great turn out for that. The WWII Vets will be here
Thursday, May 16"' to have lunch with us. We always enjoy these
days and see old friends'as well as make now ones. Fellowship is
so important these days as there is not much of it in the cities.
Thank God, we live where we do, in' a country setting that
everyone who comes out can enjoy the flowers and birds and the
many things that we have to see as well as sell for the up keep of
the Museum.
Betty Dillon and BJ Johnson brought in small quilts they have
finished. The appliqued Flower Quilt was finally finished. It was
started back on the first of December. That shows it takes much
time to quilt a quilt, that's why we say, take care of these treasures.
Lunch was so much with Carol's rice, beans, fried apples,
cheese grits, lots of salads, cauliflower and Marie's cranberry cake,
- Betty's apple pie and so much more (sixteen were present).

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Dixie County Humane Society
Pet Of The Week
Ginger is a nine month old, yellow and tan, German
Shepherd/mix. She is very sweet, good with kids and loves to play
with other dogs. She is very i
energetic, which is normal for a .- --i
dog her age, so if you already t I
have an energetic dog that likes
to play, she would fit in well.
Ginger lives with Rebeccai
and Dave Miller. Rebecca has
been a volunteer, foster -ll :, i
caregiver with the Dixie County f/ I
Humane Society and has taken ,
in many foster dogs, taking i
great care of them until proper, .,.
permanent homes have been
found. Rebecca deserves many ''
thanks for the, kindness she has
shown in opening her home to '
these needy dogs. What a
difference she has made in their Ginger
lives.
We would also like to thank the fine people at the Dixie County
Advocate for all of their hard work in putting out such a great
newspaper every week for our community.
We will be returning to CITGO gas station on the corner of US
19 and Hwy 349 in Old Town for our pet adoptions this coming
Saturday from 12:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Dixie County Humane Society, Po Box 192, Old Town, FL
32680 (352) 542-1081, E-mail:
dixiecountyhumanesociety@yahoo.com


Suwannee River
Garden
Club News
The Suwannee River
Garden Club meets on the last
Monday of the month. This
month it is a 5th Monday
night, April 30. The program
will be on daylilies.
Mr. Eddy Scott of
Countryside Daylilies will be
the speaker. He will give tips
on growing lilies and explain
edges and eyes hybrid lilies.
He will also bring a variety of
lilies to sell.
Some of the club members
are planting a butterfly garden
at Haven Hospice of
Chiefland. Thanks for the
many donations individuals
and businesses have made
toward this project. A field
trip to Kanapaha Gardens is
planned this month. Contact
Linnie Beck if you would like
to go. Phone number 463 1295
or 463 6619.
Come join us on April 30
at 7 p.m. in Fanning Springs.
We meet in the building
behind the Cadillac Motel.
The club has recently joined
the Florida Federation of
Garden Clubs, Inc. with 35
members.
For more information
contact Joan Pryor at 542-2211
or email her at
joanpryor@hughes.net.

Dixieland
Quilters
Dixieland Quilters met
Tuesday April 10, from 10
a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the
community center on SR349.
We had 11 members sign up
for our first meeting; all were
excited and happy for the


opportunity to participate in
the fist Dixie Co. quilt club.
Thanks to Buddy Lamb we
have an excellent facility to
utilize for our- bimonthly
meetings. We organized the
structure for our meetings;
discussed future plans and
decided on our first club
project. You are welcome to
join us on April 24th, 10am-
3pm. Lunch will be a covered
dish/potluck. Club dues $1.00
per meeting. Come visit or
join. Call for more
information, 542-9438.
Eleanora Orlando, President







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Springhouse Quilter's News
Springhouse members have been busy over the last month
finishing up some very special quilts. During the regular meeting
last Tuesday, April 10, there
were stack-and-whack quilts,
Community quilts, block-of-the
month quilts, baby quilts, and
three-dimensional quilts.
Springhouse members always
seem to have plenty to show and
.. <'"'.;. .... ." tell during each month's regular
meeting.
The meetings always begin at
^^l9:00 AM with a social and
friendship social sharing time.
The ladies always bring plenty
.-- of finger foods to share and the
Selma McClarigan time is spent visiting and
enjoying the special treats. Jan Litzinger, President, presided at
the meeting. Approximate 32 members'and quests attended the
meeting. Onnie Mae Fowler was back after missing several
meetings. It was good to see her able to be out and still quilting.
Members are busy working on the President's special challenge
which is due at the July regular meeting. It will be very
interesting to see what the members make using a one-of-a-kind
fabric selected by President, Jan. The completed project is to be
a quilted pillow.
For May, members are making a special paper pieced, May
basket that will be used as a raffle. It is always exciting to see
who wins the completed blocks and see the quilt as it is finished.
Several Springhouse members participated in a Quilt Pink
project hosted by Suwannee Valley Quilt Shop last fall. There
were enough,quilt blocks.made during this event to finish 6
-quilts. As these quilts are finished, they will be submitted to the
Quilt Pink Project and will be auctioned off on eBay with the
proceed donated to Susan B. Komen Cancer Research. At the
present time, there are 138 quilts available for auction on eBay.
Only one Florida quilt is presently available which is not the
local quilt. Most quilt shops in the state participated in the Quilt
Pink project.
Nationally, there have been approximately 4000 quilts finished
and sent for auction. The local quilts will eventually appear on
eBay. Since so many quilts were made and donated, they have
been unable to post all of the quilts at one time. Anyone that
would like to view the quilts and possibly made a bid may sign
onto ebay.com, search for Quilt Pink. Look for the eBay store,
and select Quilt Pink for Charity. There are some beautiful pink
quilts available for sale and the proceeds will be used for a very
worthy cause.
For information about Springhouse Quilters, contact Jan
Litzinger, 463-3971, or Lois Scott, 463-2207


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(Cipango)of Marco Polo is the root of the English name
of the island nation.


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Ellis Dosher won 1st Place in the Jacksonville Martial Arts
Tournament, Senior Executive Forms Division. Excellent job Mr. D!!
Mr. Taylor and all of the students are very proud of you!

Medicare and Part D Help
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders), a
volunteer program with the FL Dept of Elder Affairs, will be
assisting with Extra Help enrollment as well as counseling on
Medicare issues, including help with problems with Part D:
Prescription Drug Plans at the following sites:
Friday, April 20th 10:00-12:00 Branford Library
Wednesday, April 25th 10:00-12:00 Trenton Library
2:00-4:00 Cross City Library
If you have enrolled in a Part D Prescription Drug Plan, you can
still apply for Extra Help. If you have not enrolled in a Part D
Prescription Drug Plan as yet, you may be eligible for Extra Help in
paying for the plan premium, deductible and drugs without penalty.
You must meet the following criteria to qualify:
*Single Income is $15,315 or less Assets total $11,710 or less
*Couple Income is $20,535 or less Assets total $23,410 or less
Assets do not count your home or your vehicles. They do count
your cash in:the bank, CDs; Stocks, Bonds, cash value on your life
insurance or burial policies, and any additional property. Ask us for
details and an application!
If you are turning 65, you will be able to join a Part D Drug Plan
during the same time period as your enrollment in Part A and/or
Part B. See us to receive comparison information on plans that will
meet your drug needs.
In addition, the pharmaceuticals have begun to ease up on their
Part D restrictions on free drugs. This will be on a case by case
. basis. When you reach the 'Gap' contact us to see if you qualify for
the PAPs. If you received free drugs previously from the drug
companies, call them and see if you can still qualify.
Call 1-800-262-2243 (Elder HelpLine) if you need directions to a
site or are unable to visit one. A volunteer will return your call.


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DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2007


Dr. Joe VanKoevering To
Speak At Wind Of
The Spirit Outreach Church
Dr. Joe VanKoevering will be the guest speaker at the Wind of
the Spirit Outreach Church (located behind the NAPA store in Old
Town), Thursday, April 19 beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Dr. VanKoeverning is pastor at the God's News, Behind The
News in St. Petersburg, FL and host of world known International
Prophecy Conference.
Pastors Theadus and Benita Corbin and congregation would
like to extend a warm welcome to everyone to come out and enjoy
this night of spiritual fulfillment.


Pastor's Anniversary
The First Baptist Church of Cross City, located off of Oliver St
behind Pepper's Park would like to invite everyone to come and
celebrate another glorious year of our pastor's service with us.
Rev. A.L. Powell will be honored this 6t' day of May 2007 at 1:00
p.m. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend, we look to see
you there. Any help from other churches will be appreciated. May
God richly bless each of you.
The members of The First Baptist Church





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Historical Society To Reprint
Suwannee River Pine & Cypress Book
The Dixie County Historical Society is reprinting the Suwanhee
River Pine and Cypress book that features the American
Lumberman article about the Putnam Lumber Company of
Shamrock, Florida, which was originally published June 1, 1929.
We are collecting advertisements as a fundraiser for the Historical
Society and to make this endeavor possible. If you would like to
place an advertisement in this reprinted edition please send it along
with a check or money order to the Dixie County Historical
Society, Attention: Putnam Lumber Reprint, Post Office Box 928,
Cross City, Florida 32628. The cost will be $25.00 for a business
card, $40.00 for a quarter page, $60.00 for a half page and $100.00
for a full page advertisement. The cutoff date is April 30, 2007.
For more information please contact Cindy Chewning at (352)
542-0594, Beth Ann Palmer at (352)498-2201 or Dana Johnson at
(352)7677. Help the Society to preserve and'protect the history
and heritage of Dixie County by keeping this piece of history ahi e
for all generations.

New Prospect Baptist News
On a cool, windy Sunday, we were granted the privilege once
again of gathering ourselves in God's house to worship Him. Qur
choir sounded really good, and Bro. Donnie Lott did an excellent
job in the pulpit, as he stood in for Bro. Billy for the morning
service. Bro. Billy was back with us in the evening service, ;nd
did his usual outstanding job of bringing God's message. ,
Our monthly Fellowship Supper is set for Wednesday evening,
April 18th, a time to which we always look forward with
anticipation. On Thursday, April 19th, there will be a workshlp,
"Marriage God's Way," held at the Lafayette Association Offic4 at
7:00 P.M. On Sunday, April 22nd, all 5th-8th graders are invalid
to a meeting at the church at 4:00 P.M. featuring refreshments, etc.,
to initiate a new program of "Warrior Training."
We invite you to visit and fellowship with us at New Prospect
anytime...God loves you, and so do we!. Have a good week, and
remember to keep your prayers going for all those on the church
prayer lists, our people in the armed forces, and our President and
other leaders. May God bless you.


I INVEST NOW! IS


THANK YOU!!!



MR. HERMAN SANCHEZ

for purchasing my Fat Steer at the

2007 Suwannee River Livestock Show & Sale.
Your continued support for the youth of our

county is greatly appreciated!


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DIXIE COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2007


Kruggel Wins Savings Bond


Erma Celebrates 80th Birthday


CITIZEN
OBSERVATION
PATROL
C. O. P.
VOLUNTEERS
For information call
either of the following
phone numbers:
542-9197; 542-1005;
542-8977 or 498-0418.


Erma Jo Allen celebrated her 80'" birthday, Sunday., April 15"'. She enjoyed this special day at her home
with 27family members and several neighborhood friends that came by to help celebrate. Erma is pictured
above with four of her great-grandchildren: Logan and William Fonteyn, Hunter Allen and Kendon
Wood. ,- :,


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Steinhatchee School third grade student Riley Kruggel won a $50.00
,savings bond for his "I'm Proud to be an American" essay. The
Americanism essay contest was sponsored by American Legion
Auxiliary Unit 291 in Steinhatchee. Pictured with Riley is Carol Cox,


*treasurer of the Auxiliary and
Steinhatchee School.


Benefit For

Kerri Lynn

Sullivan
S Kerri is a Dixie County
graduate and resident, who was
involved in a horrible car
accident on January 29, 2006
in Old Town resulting in
severe life threatening injuries.
Our Lord, her strength, and
some of the best doctors in
Florida brought her through
the physical part, now she
needs the support of her
friends and family and her
.community to literally "get
.back on her feet". We can all
'help by celebrating her
'recovery and showing our
ontintued support on April 28"'
:at 2:00 P.M. at the residence of
'her mother at 378 NE 875th
Avenue, off Wayne Bell-Clyde
Jones Road (follow signs) or
,call (352) 542-9398 for
-directions.
There will be live music,
.lots of food & fun, raffles and
prizes. Please attend!


1431 E. Wade Street
Trenton, FL 32693

Tel: (352) 463-9494

Fax: (352) 463-9455

www. lancasterrealtv. biz



Susan Lovelace
Lic. Real Estate Agent

(352) 538-1779


D. Deen Lancaster
Lic. Real Estate Broker


Kathy Jester, reading coach at


Thank all of you for the
continued support and prayers.
God Bless. See you there!


MR. LENN & MRS. NANCY

OSTEEN at Creekside Farm Supply

for purchasing my Swine.

It is people like you that keep the youth

going and growing in Pixie.


Thank You,

Jennifer Allen


Attention
Levy/Gilchrist/Dixie
County Residents


Are you 55+ and having
difficulty finding a job?


If you qualify, Experience Works will pay your
training costs
AND
pay your wages while ypu learn to be a Certified
Nurse Aide (CNA).


For more information call Georgia at
850-973-9922 or
1-888-859-1051

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REDUCED!! Beautiful
3BR/2BA Homes of Merit
DWMH in Suwannee!
Right on the canal, very
well maintained home, 2
I r boat houses (one with lift),
,; fish cleaning room, built-in
S. : -.. : 52" TV, hot tub and more!
SMLS# 752474 $289,900

* 2.43 acres onr pori, 'd canal! Paved road front-
age! 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/D! MLS# 750300 $39,900
* 2.44 acres (mol), Lot 94, Suwannee River
Ranc!hettes S/D! CLEARED HOME-SITE! Pos-
sible well/septic allowance! MLS# 755901
$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
welcome! MLS# 755395 $61,500
* 5.00 acres, Suwannee Oak Forest S/D, Great
Location! MLS# 753383 $69,900
* 5.00 acres, Florida Oak Forest S/D. Convenient
to shopping, school, etc. MLS# 751624 $70,000


SUWANNEE
RIVER 3 Ig.
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acres) with
over 370 ft
FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD Nicely on the
set on one full acre, this beautiful 3/2 Suwannee -
mobile home rests at the end of a River. Canal
rock road. Fireplace and 1495 sq. ft. runs through it, With a 3 BR/2B
of living space. New metal roof & mobile home on one of the lots. This
storage shed out back, is a must see property.





.COUNTRY HOME on 28.24 peaceful PEACEFUL 5 Tir,,. ,ii .i j ,.,:- rack
acres. It has one wooded cypress has huge oaks and tall pines scattered
pond on the land. The rest of the throughout the property. Setting
pr.oprr, is cleared and pasture. comfortably in the middle of the land is a
,Setting on one side of the property is nice 3/2 mobile home. In the back yard
'a 3 bed 2 bath brick house. It has a sets a huge shed for a work shop as well
fireplacec, walk-in-closets, and a great as wings on each side of it for boat or
room. trailer parking, Owner says make an offer.


PEACEFUL 5 This beautiful 5 acre
track 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. Priced at
$129,000 Owner says make an offer.
"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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and I remember. I do and
I understand.
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315 N. Main St. (U.S. Hwy. 19)
Chiefland, FL 32644
(352) 493-2221


Nice SWMH on .38 acres in
Trenton. This 3/2 home has great
potential for owners, occupants or
investors. Close to schools.
shopping, the Suwannee River. the
Gulf of Mexico, and only 45 minutes
to Gainesville. *** SHOWN BY
APPOINTMENT ONLY WITH 24
HOURS NOTICE!! **t $59.900.





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In the Big Oaks S/D you will find
this lovely 3/2 MH 3.5 acres MOL.
This property features a large 12 X
18 screened porch, a 6 X 12
.laundry room,. a 1/1 guest house,
storage shed. workshop w/garage
door, lovely landscaped yard w/
sprinklers through out and much
more. $115.000. (DMH 755268 JW)
463-6144.


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Beautiful one of a kind 3/2
multi-level home on 2.4 acres.
This home features concrete block
and frame construction; a 2 car
attached garage with work area,
cathedral ceilings, hardwood floors,
stainless steel appliances, wood
deck for you to grill and relax on,
lovely park like lot, and more.
$178,900. (DR754840 JW) 463-
6144.




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Doublewide Mobile Home on 20
secluded acres, yet conveniently
located just North of Chiefliand.
Mobile home needs some
upgrades, but a beautiful old
honiesite for permanent home
surrounded with pecan trees.
$325.000. (LMH-755208) 493-2221

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LOTS & ACREAGE
**PRICED TO SELL 4.83 Acres off Marvin Martin Road north of Cross
City $39,000.
*-20 WOODED ACRES with partial fence and entry gate near Old Town.
$200,000.
**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.
**100x100 LOT in Suwannee River Heights, off CR 349 $8,000.
-*1.04 acre on CR 340 near Rock Bluff $17,999.
--Two 1-ACRE LOTS near Chiefland $35,000 each.
*.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.
-o 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. $6e9;5R5. REDUCED To $70,000.
-*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.

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everything (schools, shopping.
fishing, hunting. etc.) This property
has a lot of possibilities. It is hard to
find five acres and a place to live at
this price. Bring reasonable offer
and receive a good value for the
dollar. $84.500 (imh-754177-rh)
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In R-mbling Woods -
this like new 3 bedroom and 2 bath
2003 DW MH on 2.14 lovely acres.
This home is located on a paved
street in a nice deed restricted S/D.
The home features a very open and
spacious floor plan with upgraded
lighting and faucets, ceramic tile
splash guards around counter tops.
24 X 24 garage $125,000. DMH
755725 JW 463-6144.


Suwannee River- Sit back. relax
& watch the river roll by in this
quaint 2/1 MH. Located among oak
trees. 1000'from boat ramp. A
wonderful full time home or summer
get away. Great area on the river.
$196,500. (DW-755644) 493-2221.


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HOME ON LARGE
FRESHWATER LOT 3BR/2BA
home convenient to the marina,
minutes to the Suwannee River and
the Gulf of Mexico, large living
room large sunroom and large
kitchen, great for entertaining. The
outside has a 16x21 storage shed.
also is a 11x32 covered deck at the
edge of the canal with fish cleaning
area, storage area and 2 stall
boathouse with lifts. The home is
currently under renovation and
would be the perfect home away
from home! $375,000. (DW-
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THIS IS A NICE LITTLE 2/1.5
COTTAGE IN THE COUNTRY. It
is on a paved road and nestled
among beautiful, scattered oak
trees. Buy as an investment or
come live the peaceful life.
$89,000. (dr-754994-rh) 493-2221.







2000 Palm Harbour triple wide
1824 sf MH with .many upgrades
like textured walls and ceiling you
must see to believe. Large master
bath has garden tub, separate
shower & tile floor. Master bedroom
has huge walk-in closet. Oversized
family room has stone fireplace
and beautiful wood floor next to
separate dining area. Outstanding
home $135,000. LMH-755705-DD
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SPECTACULAR SUNSET VIEW.
This elevated 3/2 home in the town
of Suwannee is fully furnished and
ready to move in! With your own
boat house, fish cleaning area and
2 boat lifts on fresh water canal
$299.000. (DW-750881-JH) 542-
9007.







Great Development Potential -
3/2 pool home on 10 acres in the
heart of Chiefland. Centrally located
near schools & shopping. Across
the street from the Greenway Trail.
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Dixie,
Here I am celebrating the best five years of my life with the
woman I love; with many more to come. Happy 5' Anniversary!
Thanks for being the best mother to our son.
We love you!
Leon & Beau


CC & Mamie Jo Douglas
CC & Mamie Jo Douglas celebrated their 50th Wedding
Anniversary on Saturday, March 31, 2007 with their children,
grandchildren and great grandchild. They were married on March
30, 1957 in Kingsland, Georgia.
Thanks Randy & Denise, Donna & Joanne and all the
grandchildren for making it a great day.
Easter Bunny Visits Moose Lodge


Notice
To the lady and her son who
had their picture made with H.
K. Edgerton by Joe Sparacino
on February 26, please give
him a call at 498-3903. He has
your picture ready.


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Eggs Hunters gather at Moose Lodge.in Fanning Springs.
The Easter Bunny visited the Moose Lodge Lodge Bunny gave out bags of treats to
in Fanning Springs on April 7. Over 900 eggs everyone. Lunch was also provided to those in
were found; lots of them contained money attendance at the annual event which was open
inside! Special Easter baskets were given to to all children.
those collecting the most eggs and the Moose


THANK YOU !!S


TIMBO CHILDERS


For purchasing my swine at the
Suwannee River Livestock Show & Sale!

Your support is greatly appreciate.
With Love,
Ariel Cassidy


It's a job that's never
started that takes the
longest to finish.
-J. R. R. Tolkien


Lifestyle Enrichment Center Is
On The Move
LAKE CITY, Fla. The Lake City Community College?
(LCCC) chapter of Florida Association of Community Colleges,
(FACC) learned at their March meeting with a presentation from
the Life Style Enrichment Center located in Lake City.
Carol Shanklin, public relations person for the center shared
with those present all the new center will offer to the seniors of
Columbia County. The center hours will be 8 a.m-5 p.m. with
Phase I which is due to be completed in May. It will have a
general activity area, kitchen, library, darkroom, workshop, art
classroom, exercise room and a small dementia daycare facility.
Phase II will enlarge the dementia daycare area to 4,000 square
feet and will include an outdoor garden area. And the final Phase
III will add an 8,000 square foot physical fitness area with heated
swimming pool for arthritic therapy and general exercise.
The center is funded by federal grants, county government,
and there are several ways you can contribute with private
donations. A butterfly garden will be constructed with a
commemorative brick walkway. The bricks will be available at
$100 and $300 each inscribed with name and number. The garden
will also have benches to sit and enjoy the company of friends.
You can purchase a bench with an inscribed brick in front of it for
$500. Then there is the monetary donation with larger donations
spread over three years.
FACC members present at the meeting were very impressed
with all that will be offered for those age 60+ including
transportation to and from the center, lunches served Monday-
Friday except a paid $4 cooked meal on Wednesday, and delivery
of "meals on wheels" to shut-ins. When that point in life comes,
it is reassuring to know that a facility like this will be available.
For more information on the center you can call the Lifestyle
Enrichment Center at (386) 755-0235 or
755-0264.


THANK YOU!


MR. TIM CHILDERS ANDERSON COUMBIA
and

MR. WALTER FREEMAN FREEMAN PWMBII1

for buying my hog at the Fair. Thanks also to the other
supporters who bidded on my hog. Your support for the youth
in our Tri-County area is greatly appreciated.
Dylan Bussard



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IN APPRECIATION TO DIXIE SALVAGE, RANDY 0 NEAL,
WILIARD DRIGGERS, CHANCY-STOUTAMIRE, PERRY
AUTO SUPPLY, SCOGGINS CHEVROLET, HERMAN
SANCHEZ, SR., STEPHENSON SEPTIC, MATT FULFORD
AND CAPITAL CITY BANK
for purchase of my RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION FAT STEER
at the 2007 Suwannee River Fair & Livestock Show.
Thanks, Jaime VanAernam, Dixie Sr. FFA


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Your unwanted trinkets could be
the treasure someone has been
searching for. Don't discard
them-list in the classified for
an easy sell.
CALL CLASSIFIED
(352) 498-3312
Dixie Count t lbbotate


DIXIE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT


SERVING YOU AT FIVE LOCATIONS


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you get for $74?

More than you think.
BlueOptions lower-cost health insurance'policies for
Individuals Under 65. It's the same high-quality
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Call 352-373-0775 to learn more
about this affordable coverage.
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3669 S.W. 2nd Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32607


CROSS CITY/HWY 19
OLD TOWN ELEMENTARYSCHOOL
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 TESTS
Board Certified Pediatrician T'o Care For Your Children
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Doctors Memorial
Hospital will be sponsoring a
Steinhatchee Health Fair on
Tuesday, May 8, 7:00 a.m. -
9:00 a.m. at the Steinhatchee
Family Medicine Center (1209
1st Avenue South/Steinhatchee
School). You are never too
young to be interested in your
health. Come and find out if
you are at risk for heart
disease, hypertension, diabetes
and cancer.
There will be -Blood
Pressure Checks, -Blood
Screenings Available For Ages
18 & Over. The cost will be
$10.00 for the Basic Panel For
Women and $15.00 for Men
for a Basic Panel + PSA.
For more information call
(352) 498-5888.


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Valentine Queen
The Theta Chi Chapter of Beta Sigma
Phi in Steinhatchee crowned their
Valentine Queen, Roberta Baker, on Feb. i
17, 2007 at the Valentine Banquet with XI
Xi Alpha Chapter of Cross City attending
at the Community Center in Steinhatchee. Roberta Baker
Dinner and a Name that Tune game was
enjoyed by all. Gloria Gilbert won 1st place and Eveline Frow took'
2nd place.

Florida Livestock Market Report
For the week ended Aprill2, 2007
At the Florida Livestock Auctions, receipts totaled 6,149, compared to
7,115, and 6,876 a year ago. According to the Florida Federal-State
Livestock Market News Service: Compared to last week, Slaughter cows
and bulls were steady to 2.00 higher, feeder steers and heifers were 2.00
higher.


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


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


You 'can also tour the
DMH Air Medic Helicopter,, Slaughte
visit vendors, suppliers and Lean 85-
information booths. You are
invited to learn about DMH Slaughte
services! Yield Gr
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Please have nothing to eat and Stalemate
drink, only water after
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THANK YOU
MR. ALAN HITCHCOCK

I would like to give a big thanks to Mr. Alan
Hitchcock for purchasing my hog at the
2007 Suwannee River Livestock Fair.
I would also like to thank all the other bidders,
and those that supported me.
Thanks you once again,
Jessica N. Standridge



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FISHERMAN'S GUIDE TO TIDE AND RIVER LEVELS
Tides for the Coast of Dixie County
April 15-May 12, 2007
Day Date Moon HI FT LO FT HI FT LO FT HI FT
Sun 15-Apr 17% 1:00AM 33ft. 7:38AM 0.1ft. 1:26PM 3.1ft. 7:59PM -0.1 ft.
Mon 16-Apr 9% 1:57 AM 3.3.ft 8:17AM 0.3 ft. 1:55 PM 3.4ft. 8:45 PM -0.6ft.
Tue 17-Apr 1% 2:49 AM 3.3 ft. 8:54 AM 0.6 ft. 2:25 PM 3.6 ft 9:30 PM -0.9 ft.
Wed 18-Aor 7% 3:40AM 3.2ft. 9:30 AM 0.9ft. 2:57 PM 3.7 ft. 10:15 PM -1.0ft.


Thu 19-Apr 14%
Fri 20-Apr 22%
Sat 21-Apr 29%


4:30 AM 3.0 ft.


10:05 AM 1.2ft,


3:31 PM 3.8f. 11:01PM


5:21 AM 2.7f. 10:39 AM 1,4ft. 4:08 PM 3.7 ft
6:15AM 2.4ftl. 11:15AM 1.6ft. 4:48 PM 3.6ft.


Sun 22-Apr 37% 12:44 At
Mon 23-Apr 44% 1:45 AN
Tue 24-Apr 50% 2:59 AV
Wed 25-Apr 57% 4:18 Al
Thu 26-Apr 63% 5:24 AM
Fri 27-Apr 69% 6:12 At
Sat 28-Anr 75% 12:24 AM 2.7 ft. 6:50 AM


4-May 89%
5-May 82%
6-May 76%
7-May 70%
8-May 63%


3:14 AM
3:50 AM


0.7 ft 12:12 PM 2.7 ft.
0.7ft. 12:38 PM 2.9 ft.


7:23 AM 0.8 ft.
7:53 AM 0.9 ft.


1:04 PM 3.1 ft.
1:29 PM 3.3 ft.


11:50 PM
11:57 AM
12:55 PM
2:24 PM
4:12 PM


1.8 ft. 6:39 PM 3.0 ft.
1.9 ft. 8:09 PM 2.7 ft.
1.7 ft. 9:54 PM 2.6 ft.


5:38 PM 1.3ft. 11:20PM 2.6ft.
6:35 PM 0.8 ft.
7:18 PM 0.4 ft.
7:56 PM 0.1 ft.


8:30 PM


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ft. 8:22 AM 1.1 ft. 1:53 PM 3.4 ft. 9:03 PM -0.3 f.


2.9ft 8:51AM 1.2ft.
2.8 ft. 9:20 AM 1.3ft.


4:27 AM 2.7 ft.
5:06 AM 2.6 ft.
5:49 AM 2.5 ft.


9:50 AM 1.4 ft.
10:22 AM 1.5ft.
10:57 AM 1.6 ft.


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Sat 12-May 35%


2:19 PM 3.5 ft.
2:45 PM 3.5 ft.
3:13 PM 3.6 f.
3:45 PM 3.6 ft.


0,1 ft. 8:51 AM 2.4ft.
0.3 t 9:52 AM 2.5 ft.
0.4 ft. 10:42 AM 2.7 ft.
0,6ft. 11:23 AM 3.0ft


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5:59 PM 3.2 ft.
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4:46 PM 1.2 ft. 10:24 PM 2.8 f..


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Suwannee River

Wilderness Trail Meets

At Turner Point Landing
By Briar Keathley
Imagine while enjoying a day in 'one of Dixie County's
beautiful parks you stop to snack on an apple. What do you do
when you've finished eating the apple? Do you a) throw the core in
the bushes, after all, it's "biodegradable." Or b) put it in your
pocket or bag and dispose of it when you come to a trash
receptacle?
According to the seven principals of Leave No Trace, it's best
to take it with you and dispose of it in a trash receptacle-
scavengers that are attracted to leftover food can harm native
wildlife, and animals that become dependant on human food often
have to be destroyed or relocated.
During the Suwannee River Wilderness Trail April 11 meeting
at Turner Point Landing, members took part in an educational i
awareness workshop with Leave No Trace Advocate and Master
Educator David Rohe.


COUNTY ADVOCATE, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2007



Dump Truck Driver Receives Serious

Injuries After Being Hit By Semi

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The driver of the mangled dump truck shown above was seriously injured after being hit from behind by a
semi Rescue crews worked quickly to rescue the driver and to secure the accident scene.

Dixie County High School Band Boosters "Rollin"

For the Band" Fund Raiser Draws Big Crowd
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Leave No Trace Advocate and Master Educator David Rohe displays the
seven Leave No Trace principals during the Suwannee River Wilderness
Trail meeting held at Turner Point Landing last week.

Rohe discussed with the group, who are members of a
cooperative effort of the Florida Department of Environmental
Protection, the Suwannee River Water Management District, and
the'counties, cities, businesses and citizens of the Suwannee River
Basin, the seven principals of Leave No Trace, an educational
program that teaches outdoor enthusiasts how to protect the places
they love. The program started about 11 or 12 years ago, but the
idea of the program started in the 50s and 60s, around the time
people really started taking part in outdoor recreational activities,
Rohe said.
"People didn't know any better, and quite frankly, people still
don't," he said referring to the ways people unknowingly harm the
outdoors.
By learning the seven Leave No Trace principals and actively
practicing those principals, we can protect the natural areas we
love, Rohe said.
The seven principals are as follows: 1) Plan ahead and prepare.
2) Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces. 3) Dispose of waste
properly. 4) Leave what you find. 5) Minimize campfire impacts.
6) Respect wildlife. 7) Be considerate of other visitors.
Rohe explained each principal and the ways in which we can
follow them, such as the apple core example. Another example
relates to the fourth principal-leave what you find. Often times
people come across an interesting rock or a beautiful flower and
are tempted to take it with them, but according to the fourth
principal, people should leave it there and take with them only a
picture-or the memory if you don't have a camera-because it will
last longer than a wilted, dead flower. Also, leaving it there will
ensure that others can enjoy it, Rohe said.
Having previously participated in a more in-depth Leave No
Trace workshop, Suwannee River Water Management District
Public Use Coordinator Edwin McCook said, "(The workshop)
really makes you think how you impact the land."


Here in Dixie County, conserving land is of great importance
as the counts is continuously making strides in its conservation
efforts.
Turner Point Landing, a public boat ramp and park along the
Suwannee River, is one of the county's many conservation
accomplishments, according to Commissioner Buddy Lamb.
Lamb spoke to the group about Turner Point Landing and how
the once dilapidated property, through the concerted effort of
several agencies and grant monies, became a place for citizens of
Dixie County and those traveling down the river to visit and enjoy.
He explained that when Dixie County receives grant money,
"We don't waste it; we take it and utilize it to the best of our
ability and pass it on to the citizens of Dixie County and the
citizens of Florida that come down that river."
County Coordinator Arthur Bellot also spoke to the group
about other projects the county has completed and is currently
working on, which include improvements and facility upgrades to
Gornto Springs and Rock Bluff.
During the SRWT meeting, members discussed the working
plans for a paddling guide/brochure.
"If you're experiencing the Suwannee River Wilderness Trail,
it's like a souvenir to take home with you," Jayne Moraski said.
The guide will include pictures, maps of the upper and lower
Suwannee River Wilderness Tail, and information on places to eat
and stay while traveling along the trail. It is expected to be in print
later this year.
For more information about the SRWT, visit
:www.suwanneeriver.com or call 1-800-868-9914. For more
' information about Leave No Trace, visit www.lnt.org.


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Pictured above are just a few of the motorcycles and riders that participated in Saturday's Poker Run. The
proceeds will go to the Dixie County Marching Band to buy a covered trailer to haul musical instruments to
various contests throughout the state.


On Saturday the DCHS
Band Boosters and Pro Tire
hosted the first annual "Rollin'
for the Band" fundraiser in
Cross City. More than 100
riders from all over the area
participated in this motorcycle
rally called a "Poker Run".
According to event producer
and Pro Tire owner Mr. Jack
Adams, the riders donated $10
each to roll a set of dice in
sponsoring business locations
throughout Dixie, Taylor and
Lafayette counties.
The run finished at
Smokey's Barbeque in Cross
City where the prizes were
awarded to the rider with the
lowest, accumulated points.
"All the proceeds from the run
were donated to the DCHS
Marching band to be used
toward purchasing a covered
trailer for transporting band
instruments to competitions
throughout the state," stated
Adams, who is' also president
of the band boosters. Adams
also said "We had more than
$1500. in prizes for the
winning riders including gift
certificates to Smokey's
Barbeque, Pro Tire and The
Bridge Inn Cafe. Other
businesses donated gifts that
would appeal to the
motorcycle enthusiast such as
gift certificates for Polaris of
Gainesville and Harley Davis
of Ocala."
This years' winning riders
were first place Bill Roberson
riding a Honda Shadow,
second place to Alli riding a
"soft-tail" Harley Heritage and
third place to Jan Cole riding
her Honda Gold Wing. "With
this year's success we hope to
make this an annual event for
the spring riding season and
draw riders to the fantastic
scenery and weather in Dixie
County as' well as provide the
Band with a unique fund
raising opportunity," said
Adams. "I also want to
personally thank all the people
who volunteered to make this a
successful event, the
merchants who donated prizes
and especially Smokey's in
Cross City, Bridge Inn Caf6 in
Steinhatchee, Stephenson's
349 Express in Old Town, and
the Pro Tire family.


Dennis E. Rokosky, 511 of
Branford, was seriously
injured after his dump truck
carrying hot asphalt was hit
from behind by a semi, truck
last Friday on US 19, five
miles north of Cross City. He
remains at Shands Hospital,
Gainesville, where he is being
treated for his injuries.
Florida Highway Patrol
Trooper Glen Ganus issued- a
press release stating that
Joseph E. Stafford, 45, of
Homosassa Springs, was
traveling south on US 19 in a
1995 Freightliner semi, and
was driving behind Rokosky
when he (Stafford) struck the
rear of the dump truck causing
both drivers to loose control.
The dump truck ran off ;the
road onto the west shoulder,
overturning and striking a free
with its rear. As the truck
continued to roll, asphalt was
dumped out of the truck onto
the ground. The truck then hit
another.tree before coming to a
final stop on its right side.
Stafford's semi rotated in the
roadway while the driver tried
to regain control,
overcorrecting, but stopping
on the west shoulder.
Witnesses said Rokosky
was found sitting on the
ground about 20 feet away
from the truck, apparently
having been ejected from the
truck.
Stafford did not receive
any injuries. Both men were
reported not to have been
wearing their seatbelts.
Charges are pending
further investigation into the
crash.
Chill Out With

Anderson's

Teachers
Come out and support
Anderson's Relay for Life
Team as they will be working
at Dairy Queen on Tuesday,
April 24, from 5:00 to 8:00
P.M. You are invited to join
them for a night of food, fun,
fellowship anS fundraising.
So, give Mom the night off
and let Anderson's teachers
work for you. A portion of-the
proceeds will benefit the
American Cancer Society.


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