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Creation Date: October 18, 2007
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    Main: Announcements & Calendar of Events
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    Main: People
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    Main: Spotlight on Dixie
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        Page 9
    Main: Pathways to Faith
        Page 10
    Main: Obituaries & Church News
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    Main: At Work
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    Main: School
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    Main: Real Estate
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    Main: Classifieds
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    Main: School Sports
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    Main: Legals
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    Main: At Play
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    Main: Home
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    Main: Entertainment
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DCHS COLOR GUARD WINS"BIG...SEE PAGE 16


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P 0 SSION
COUNTY COMMISSION


URGES COOPERATION


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Thursday's meeting.


William Secoy. rep
resentative and Wa-
ter Circuit Rider for
the Florida Rural
WVater Association
gave a persuasive
presentation in fa-
vor of rate increas-
es. saying that.
"Prices are go ing
up: sorry. but that's
life." He empha-
sized that heavier,
fees should be paid'
by heavy water
users and by part-,
time residents, say-
ing that "It's not
fair to the cus-
tomers who live
here to carry the
burden for those
who don't."


Snecessary to realize that with an
despite Commission at- estimated budget of around He also addressed the residents'
tempts to smooth over $500,000 a year, the current resi- concerns about alleged irregu-
hard feelings and to make dential sewer rate of $27.50, paid cities in the current adminis-
the topic of the meeting rate in- monthly.by 940 customers is not traction: "Things just aren't going
creases for the sewer system, adequate to fund the current op- to change until you develop some
some Suwannee citizens insisted erations, or to maintain any rea- -ort of policies and
aton expressing their anger at "There's a lot of good people in Suwannee...and procedures."
Water Board, and at the Wa- I think this can be worked out without the Former Board Mem-
Few citizens spoke against County Commission having to babysit the Town r Craig Hoton en-
the rate increases most of Suwannee."-BuddY Lamb mission to help
seemed to recognize that Suwannee establish
changes in the current fee those policies, say-
structure are necessary. sonable reserves for replacement i that will tak, nth


Advanced math skills are not


and repair.


employees. We've got a problem


dowii there and we need some as-
sistance." He requested a clarifi-
cation of the Board's duties and
the duties of the manager. Ad-
dressing Tony Johns directly, he
stated. "Don't get me wrong,
we're not going to be on the same
page...ever."
Ms. Chris Parr expressed her
frustration about the difficulties
involved as serving as a board
member. saying that "It has al-
ways been someone else's prob-
lem," and stating the lack of
conmuntuity volunteers to serve
as members. She also spoke to
the critics of the board: "You've
got to ask (if you have a ques-
tion). you can't just scream at
us." ,
Commissioner Buddy Lamb dis-
missed any ideas involving the
Commission taking over the ad-
ministration of the Board and
chided the citizens for personal
attacks on each other. saying
"There's a lot of good people in
Suwannee, there are some good
heads, and I think this can be
worked out without the County
Commission having to babysit
the Town of Suwannee."
Ronnie Parr summarized the
mood of the meeting when he
said. "I haven't heard anything
positive at all out of a town
that's supposed to get along."


DCHS GRADUATE

CHASES

OLYMPIC DREAMS


I DCHS '85 graduate Harold Roberts


by Kathy khinmIey '
\xie Residents have another reason to join in the excitement over the 2010 Olympic Games: home-grown Skeleton competitor Roy
Harold Roberts. Harold Roberts graduated from Dixie County High in 1985, and the 41-year old father of five is in training for the
Olympic Games.
Skeleton, known as "The world's first sliding sport," is no newcomer to the Olympics. It was first included in the Games in 1928. It is one
of three sports run on the same track: bobsledding, luge, and skeleton differ primarily in the number of competitors and the sled type.


Roberts first became interested in the Olympics when he saw bobsledding in
1980. His relatively slight frame keeps him out of bobsledding, but he was in-
vited to Skeleton school in Utah, where he finished first in his class of 23. Al-
though he is older than the average competitor, he had good enough times to
almost qualify for seventh place, and had better times than some who compet-
ed in the 2002 Olympics, almost scoring a gold in the amateur division.
"It looks very dangerous," Roberts said in a phone interview with the Advo-
: cate from his job in Tampa, "but it as not as dangerous as Luge. The sleds
are not as picky" Roberts' record speed is 76.1 mile per hour. Roberts plans
* for his older children to follow him into the sport next year.
Roberts trains at the track in Park City, Utah, one of two in the U. S.: "The
best athletes in the world have been standing here, and you gotta think, this is
really cool." As with all aspiring Olympians, sponsors are welcome to help de-
fray his $25,000 annual training costs. Please contact the Advocate for details.


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Viewpoints & Opinions


How Big Al could beat Hillary

Little is said about it publicly, but it is no secret that Al
Gore resents Hillary Clinton big time. It all goes back to the
2000 election, at which time Hillary appeared to siphon off a lot
of their party's enthusiasm with her run for the Senate, leaving
poor Al at the tender mercies of the Vast Right Wing Conspira-
cy which "stole" the presidential election from him. '.i, ,; .:,
Now, Big Al has the best sJhotat revenge thatauy,ppliti- ,
cian could possibly hope for. Having just won the Nobel Peace
Prize for his efforts at spreading the global warming hysteria,
Gore's image among the political left has gained renewed
prominence. Groups are forming to "draft" Big Al, who is being
fashionably non-committal with regard to a bid for the presi-
dency .
There can be little doubt that Albert Arnold Gore Jr.
would like to be President of the United States. Seven years ago,
he lost the closest presidential election in our nation's history
to the current office-holder, George W Bush. Ironically Gore
won the popular vote while losing in the electoral college
(which is what counts), with the added improbability of failing
to carry his home state of Tennessee, where he had served three
terms in the House of Representatives and was twice elected to
the US Senate before serving eight years as Vice-President un-
der Bill Clinton.
His first challenge in a quest for the presidency would
be the Democratic Party's nomination. Third party candidates
can be "spoilers" (actually, I'll bet Big Al doesn't like Ralph
Nader too well), but they don't get elected. Gore already knows
how not getting elected feels, and he's not likely to be eager for
another dose.
So, what does he do? He calls me for advice. Actually, he
probably won't, but that's all right; I'll tell him how he can do it
now and send him a bill later.
At the moment, Madame Hillary is clearly the front-
runner for her party's nomination, well out in front of Barack
Obama and in no danger at all from the Breck Girl. But Hillary
has left herself vulnerable by sounding a bit too moderate every
now and then--which is what she would need to do in the gener-
al election, but not when she's appealing strictly to the party's
liberal base leading up to the primaries.
Hillary's only significant challenger in the existing
field of announced candidates is Obama. Early speculation had
him running as VP on her ticket, and it could still happen;
however, there has been no end of vitriolic exchanges between
these two--much more than one would expect to hear in the
lead-up to the primaries, and it is questionable that they could
resolve their issues sufficiently to be compatible on the same
ticket.
On the other hand, Obama's politics pretty much miir-
ror Al Gore's. Barack Obama is totally sold out to the climate
change crowd and would make an attractive soul-mate for the
Nobel Latureate heading up the ticket.
Obama should be smart enough to know that this
would behis best shot. After eight years as VR he'd still be rela-
tively young for a presidential candidate, and his party's nomi-
nation would be his to accept.
All of which is assuming that. a Gore-Obama ticket
could win the 2008 general election, which is another matter en-,
tirely. In any case, I've told Big Al how he can get his party's
nomination and he can send me a check after that happens.
But if he wants me to tell him how to win the general
election, lhe will have to'pay up front..


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I want to commend Pat Arcadi for the superb job she is do-
ing at the United Christian Services. I also want to recog-
nize Mario and Ann Delalla as the faithful volunteers that,
have given over 3,900 hours of their time over the last 3+
years. Also, I don't want to leave out the other numerous
volunteers and board members.

I don't believe that many people realize the ministry work
that is ongoing at United Christian Services. I have been
volunteering here for the past eight months and I want to
share with you just a few of them.
The following is a partial list:
Active Soldiers- old cell phones are turned and active sol-
diers receive phone cards.
Lions Assoc.- Old Glasses for others to be able to see.
New Life Pregnancy Center- baby items and diapers for
their outreach.
Salvation Army- Clothing and shoes.
Dixie County Little League- Cleats, gloves, and pants.
Nursing Home- Sweaters, house slippers, and books.
Cross City Auto- Old towels for rags.
Shamrnock Vet- Old blankets for animals
Dixie County Elementary Schools- Clothing and shoes.
Dairy Queen- Pants for uniforms.
Transients- Food, shower, and change of clothing.
Groups- Churches, youth and adult for ministry outreach.
Grants- enable to help with electric bills and shelter.
Dixie County- bread to other communities in our county
Commodities- For Dixie County residents provided by
USDA.
Dixie County Residents- Easter, Halloween, Christmas, and
Back to school items given out.
Toys for Tots- sponsor.

In addition to the above, there is an average of 986 families
'that visit the UCS per month. Also, an average of 35-40 fami-
lies for food boxes per month. UCS is here to help the
churches, as these stats would be overwhelming for most.

Now, there are people that are trying to tarnish not only the
volunteers' reputations, but their integrity The Bible states
and I will paraphrase, we are to lift one another up in
prayer and it also states that we should guard our tongues.
We as a community should be embracing one another and
not tearing each other apart. Soon there will be a judgment
day and every idle word and thought will need to be ac-
counted for.
Again, thank you Pat, Mario, Ann, Volunteers, board mem-
bers and our wonderful community for allowing Christ to
be uplifted and shared as We continue to provide for any and
all. .


only give them 2 or 3 minutes of playing tunime after they have
practiced all week long? What message are you sending these
children; don't think too hard because I will tell you: "If
you're not the best, you don't play" At 6, 7, 8, and 9 years old
all these boys care about is playing football. It is safe to
say that not all of them will continue with this dream, but
many of them will. There will be some who give up because
of coaches like the ones these children look up to now. The
support for Kenny Upshaw football comes from the family
and friends of these children, but why should they want to,
come to a game if their son, grandson, nephew, or friend do
not get to play? The "winning" mentality is very selfish! The
athletic ability of these children is yet to be determined at
such a young age, who knows what talents they have. The
coaches should spend more time working with the smaller,
less experienced boys instead of keeping them on the side-
lines and discouraging them. If you think for one minute
that the message does not get across to these boys that they
are not the best by sitting on the sidelines, you're 100%
wrong. These children are at the best age for learning and,
the coaches are hindering their learning ability Just.think of
how great these boys could be as a team in middle school and
high school if they were all given the same opportunities and
same treatment: they would all shine! High school teams' suc-
cess revolves around the health and skills of one or two "awe-
some" athletes on the team; but why do you think this is? I
believe.a lot of this has to do with the lack of teaching the
children the basics and giving them all a fair chance to learn
how to play in a game situation. We all learn from our mis-
takes, let these kids play and make their mistakes so that
they may learn tobe a great football player. I believe so much
talent has come through Dixie County. but so much of it has
gone to waste for lack of leadership in their lives growing up.
Please don't allow this trend to continue. The world is bad
enough; our entertainment world is bad enough, these chil-
dren face enough. give them something positive to work for
in order to give them hope for a better future! In closing, all I
ask is that the coaches take into consideration the
hard work the boys' put into practice all week long and the
money and time put out by the parents 'grandparent.g .j.;
family to watch their children play, and then at the end of the
week have to look at sadness and tears in their children's
eyes. I am sorry, but I would not want to be responsible for
that. Please help make a positive difference in these
kids' lives and make them want to play sports and stay out of
the streets. The jail-log should be enough motivation for you
to give a light to these boys and girls; if it's not, then you're
not in it for the right reason. GO PIRATES!

Nicole Hall
Pensacola, FL


Letter to the
Editor:


Last week you pub- ,"..- '
lished my letter re- .-",,
garding the miss- ,
ing mums from my
brother's grave. I .- --A'"BB :.'"
want to thank you
for publishing that
letter because I re-
ceived many bless-
ings from the re-'
sponses. I espe-
cially want to '"- "" :
thank my Lord for "
leading me to "
write that letter in
such a way-(other-
wise, those responses probably wouldn't have been so posi-
tive!!)
I want everyone (who cares) to know that I promptly re-
placed the lost items. I found an old brake drum from a real-
ly big truck and a discarded 3-legged stand and painted both
of these things black. I filled the "new" planter with a bur-
gundy mum, a golden lantana, and two red petunias that I
picked up
at Allen's Nursery '(It looked cool to me!!!) On Friday my
mom added two bright yellow mums to place on either side
of that makeshift planter.

It probably won't surprise folks to know that Sunday my son
called me at work to let me know that I should start fixing
up another planter. Yes, someone, (maybe the same one),
just couldn't resist owning another piece of my "garbage art"
for their growing collection. Flattering, huh?? .

To the Garden Garbage Grabber; I pray that you didn't hurt
your back because I know that brake drum sure was heavy!
I'm not as upset about you taking the flowers this week as I
was last week-because, I GOT SMART!!! I took a picture of
the planter and flowers this time, so, while you are actually
going to have to care for those flowers to keep them looking
* as pretty as the day you took them, all I'll have to do is look
at my picture to remind me of my intentions!!!! So, NAN-
NER, NANNER, NANNER!!!! I do sincerely pray that you
take good care of that American flag you also took, because
my young niece and nephews, Woody's five children, put that
flag
there for their Daddy!.! I still have nothing but love for you
because you obviously need these things really bad. My in-
vitation to meet me, or any of my Brothers and Sisters in
Christ, still stands. We will still be happy to share with you
the steps needed to redeem that "free gift" I mentioned to
you in last week's letter.

Hope to see you soon,
Claudia Calhoun.


Dear Editor:
[ believe that Kenny Upshaw football is a wonderful thing for
young children to get involved in. I remember growing up
cheering for Pop Warner football and loving every minute of
it. Now, I currently have a nephew playing football and two
nieces cheerleading for the DC Pirates. I no longer live in
Dixie County but I graduated from DCHS in 2004.. I still re-
ceive the paper and many updates on things that occur in the
Local area and I am appalled with some of the things that I
have beenhearing about the Kenny Upshaw sports program.,
It was exciting to hear that so many children signed up, that
two teams were needed. What a wonderful thing for children
to be involved in extra-curricular activities. But, what
amazed me is the fact that the coaches were able to pick and
choose which boys they wanted to put on their teams: leaving
one at a disadvantage with all of the smaller, less
experienced boys. HOW UNFAIR!!! I know that the sports
realm in general is so engulfed in winning that nobody cares
about anything else. Those of us who watch football. basket-
ball, etc. on a regular basis are disgusted at many profession-
al athletes and how they react in certain situations, but why
be surprised when they were coached as these children are
being coached, where winning is everything. More so now
than ever before, this society is based on winning, winning,
winning! Not that it was so much different when I was
younger, but I was fortunate enough to have coaches through-
out my school years that instilled in me the importance of
sportsmanship, positive attitudes, and "perfect practices
makes perfect play" Unfortunately, it seems that those in the
coaching positions now have lost sight of what is important
to teach at this age. The bad attitudes, poor sportsmanship,
and lack of initiative come from lack of leadership! Coaches
pick and choose the best bbys to play the whole game, leaving
the others out until the last 2 or 3 minutes, discouraging
these children. For those parents that have to look at this dis-
appointment in your child's face after a game, I do sincerely
apologize. How can you expect these children to play with a
sense of urgency and a positive attitude if you never let them
play? Hoow will these children ever become better if you do
not allow them to get game playing experience? As an athlete
I know that practicing aind playing in a game has two differ-
ent feelings. It is difficult to be prepared to play in a game'
and know how to respond to things if you never get to play
At this age it should not be all about winning; it should be
about teaching these children teamwork, sportsmanship, the
basics of the game, and how to have fun! It saddens me to
know that the future of my nephews playing potential lies in
such hands, but what can I do from 300 miles away?
These children PAY to play football and to cheerlead. What
righf do any of you have to take that away from them and








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Thursday October 18, 2007


Law Enforcement


MURDER CHARGES ANNOUNCED

AGAINST TWO.MEN IN CONNECTION

WITH THE JOE COOL VOYAGE

R. Alexander Acosta, United States Attorney for the South-
ern District of Florida, Jonathan I. Solomon, Special Agent
in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Miami Field Di-
vision, Rear Admiral David W Kunkel, Commander 7th Coast
Guard District, Jonathan Sall, Special Agent in Charge,
Coast Guard Investigative Service, Julie Torres, Special
Agent in Charge, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and
Explosives, and Robert Parker, Director, Miami-Dade Police
Department, announced today the filing of a criminal com-
plaint charging defendants Kirby Logan Archer and Guiller-
mo Alfonso Zarabozo with the September 22, 2007 murder in
the first-degree in international waters of the captain of the
Joe Cool fishing boat, his wife, and the boat's two crew mem-
bers, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections
1111 and 2. The defendants are expected to make their initial
appearances in federal court on Thursday, October 11, 2007 at
1:30 p.m.
According to the complaint affidavit, defendants Kirby Logan
Archer and Guillermo Alfonso Zarabozo chartered the fish-
ing vessel, the Joe Cool, at the Miami Beach Marina for a trip
to Bimini on September 22, 2007. The defendants paid $4,000
in cash for this voyage and claimed to be going to Bimini to
meet their girlfriends on a yacht at the Big Game Resort and
Yacht Club in Bimini. The boat left for Bimini on September
22, with the captain, his wife, and two crewmen.
On September 23, 2007, the United States Coast Guard found
the Joe Cool adrift approximately 30 nautical miles away
from Cuba. On September 24, 2007, the Coast Guard found the
defendants in a life raft, but could not find the bodies of the
Captain, his wife, or the two crewmen. When rescued by the
U.S. Coast Guard, the defendants stated that they had been on


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their way to meet their girlfriends on a yacht docked in Bimi-
ni when the Joe Cool had been overtaken by three pirate-hi-
jackers. The defendants claimed that these three pirate-hi-
jackers killed the crew, caused their bodies to be thrown over-
board, commandeered the vessel and steered it south for sev-
eral hours. According to the defendants, when the Joe Cool
ran out of fuel, a third boat eventually picked up the pirate-
hijackers, who then allegedly left the defendants alone and
unharmed aboard the Joe Cool.
The complaint details numerous inconsistent statements.
made by the defendants to federal agents investigating this
matter. For example, defendant Zarabozo claimed not to own
a gun, but evidence recovered from the search of his home
showed the purchase of gun clips and ammunition In addi-
tion, witnesses observed Zarabozo in possession of a Glock
pistol as recently as mid-August 2007. In addition, neither de-
fendant could provide consistent details regarding how and
when they met each other, or any identifying information re-
garding the girlfriends who they were supposed to meet in
Bimini. Likewise, the defendants' statements concerning
what they did aboard the ship were similarly inconsistent.
Lastly, both defendants stated that all four victims were shot
outside the vessel's cabin. A search of the boat, however, re-
vealed four spent shell casings for nine-millimeter bullets,
three of which were found inside the vessel's cabin.
Forensic analysis of the four casings revealed markings con-
sistent with their being shot with one Glock firearm. Al-
though Zarabozo stated that he didn't own a firearm, our
search of his residence found a firearm lockbox. The lockbox
contained a receipt for the purchase of a Glock bullet car-
tridge, or magazine, along with the purchase of four boxes of
9 mm bullets. The bullets he purchased were 9mm "Federal
Casing" brand. The Glock-fired casings recovered aboard
ship, likewise, were "Federal Casing" brand stamped with a
"9mm" marking. Finally, a handcuff key was located on the
vessel's bow. A handcuff key was found in one of Archer's
pieces of luggage. An empty handcuff case was found in
Zarabozo's residence.
United States Attorney Acosta stated, "The forensic, histori-
cal, and circumstantial evidence of premeditated murder
compels us to bring this prosecution. Although no legal pro-
ceeding can restore the lives that were tragically lost at sea,
we hope that this prosecution brings some level of comfort to
the families of those innocent victims."
FBI Special Agent in Charge Jonathan I. Solomon added,
"This was a tragic event and our thoughts and prayers are
with the families of the lost crew. We hope they can take so-
lace in the charges being filed against the defendants today,
and are confident that justice will be served."
"While we are deeply saddened that our search efforts did
not result in the rescue of the Joe Cool's crew, I have fully
committed the Coast Guard's maritime law enforcement ex-
pertistolu the FBI and the United States Attorney as they in-
vestigate and prosecute this case." said Rear Adm. David W.
Kunkel, Commander of the Seventh Coast Guard District.
"The Coast Guard has a long tradition of ensuring law and
order is maintained on the high seas."
"The Miami-Dade Police Department's Crime Laboratory Bu-
reau takes pride in the excellent relationships we have devel-
oped with other local, state and federal law enforcement
agencies. Law enforcement working together can and will
continue to keep our community safe," said Director Robert
Parker, of the Miami-Dade Police Department.
Mr. Acosta commended the investigative efforts of the Feder-
al Bureau of Investigation, U.S, Coast Guard, Coast Guard
Investigative Service, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms
and Explosives, and the Miami Dade Police Department. The
case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attor-
neys Karen Gilbert, Michael Gilfarb and Jeffrey E. Tsai from
the Special Prosecutions Section.


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Whereas Halloween occurs on a Church
Night (Wednesday) this year, and as not to
interfere with such. I hereby declare the
"Official" Halloween observance within
the city limits shall be Tuesday. October
: 30thfrom 6p.m. until pl.m.

I ask that, while trick-or-treating. you re-
spect the property of our citizens and
watch for children. 'Let's be safe above all
else!


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Mayor:
Town of Cross City


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ADULTS, KIDS AND PETS! CALL FOR AN
APPOINTMENT TO HAVE YOUR KIDS
AND/OR PETS PHOTO TAKEN WITH A
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HUMANE SOCIETY. (352) 542-2338 .
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Call (352) 542-7730 for appointments
to bring in your consignments.
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Humane Society & the American Cancer Society.


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Announcements & Calendar of Events


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Birthday!'.I

ttie O'Steen will .
00 years old on
ober 24, 2007!

here will be a ( J'
arty held for Mrs.
attie on October
7, 2007. There ,,)
II be a program
music and
ng beginning at ,"
noon and dinner
d at 1:00 p.m. at
Cross City.

ly are invited to
ebration! No gifts .
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Barbara Lackey of Old Town was the winner of the
Dixie Shrine Club raffle for $200 Shopping Spree
drawn on September 4, 2007 at the club meeting.
We wish to thank all those who participated and
__ ,purchased tickets.for this raffle!


""RV4 !WIN.


1. Big'It-4

'M Love, Dad, Susan, Ethan & Aaron, Grandma Cindy &
Grandpa Jim, Grandpa Henry, Uncle Jerry, Uncle
R,6b.ert, Aunt Hilafy Cassie, Cindy & Matt


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Men, Women and Kids! Open Monday Friday.

Ruth Ann Lovelace

Brittany Ward


._i'd Wrd. at ptii: AuxLli.wy nieet-
ings. are A wed. at.7pm and
SAL.,meeti.ngs are Ist and 3rd
Monday at 7:30pm (of each
month).' The Post canteen is,
open every day 10am-10pni.,For
more information call 542-2,021
Holy Cross Catholic Church -
Bingo'every Tuesday evening
6:00 p.m US. 19. Doors open at:
6:00 pin. -- snacks available. Free
coffee. Rosary every Tuesday at
3:00 pm. 352-498-5617
PREGNANTTNeed help? Free
pregnancy. test .& confidentia. I
counseling. Office hours: Mon-
day & Thursday, 11am-4p in.
Look fb.r,_6Ur sign on Hwy 19,
.across*,from Dixie Co. High
School. (352) 498-7776. Ufn
New Here In CrossCity XFFL
- Extreme Florida Football,
For I more information call
Elaine and Mr. Willie at 498-2691.
.http://eteamz.active.com/cross-
citydevils
YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD TO
PLAY!
Forest Park Hill'Community
Center Has, a"Bingo every
Monday Evening, Doors open at
4:30 pm, games start at 6:30pm.
Funds are to support the center
and charities.
NOTICE, NOTICE, NOTICE -
Suwannee River Shrine Club,
Breakkast and Turkey Shoot! 1/2'
Mile North of Fanning Springs
on 26! Will be serving eggs,
grits, gravy, sausage, pancakes,
biscuits,'tea and c offee! All you
can eat for $4.00 Proceeds ben-
efitthe Suwannee River Shrine
Club and are not tax deductible!
Cedar key 38th Annual
Seafood Festival October 20-
21, 9:00am 5:00 pm. Over 200
arts and crafts exhibits, alltypes
of seafood, live musicalenter-
tainment and parde on Saturday.
Open House at the Lighthouse
on Seahorse Key, the big island 3
mdes west of Cedar Key Shuttle
boats are available. For more in-
f6rination log onto www.cedark-
eyorg or. call (352) 543-5600.
7th Annual Breast Cancer
Awareness Weekend October
20, Tidewater Trail head in
Goeth State Forest. Presented by
the Levy County Horse Club in
conjunction with Forest Aware-
ness Month. For more informa-
tion log onto www.flahorse.com
or call Terry Shehand (352) 955-
6265.
Loving Stitches Quilt Show -
October 26-27, First United
Methodist Church, presented by
the Springhouse Quilters Guild.


Joe
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t- and Nancy Small-
)ne are celebratinLa. 50
ears of marrin-e!


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help LIS celebrate.
Joe and Nanc
have 3 childien:
Lee of John
ifP
Nlick) of H0
mosassa: Joseph
Smallbone and
Dennis Small-
bone. both or Tren-
toil. We a i specially
pi-OLId of OLII- 5 ol-andebildren.."V
Amber and Jo!-'epii Smallbone of Macy.
Indiana: Denni,; Smallbone or Bradenton.
Kristin and John Mick of Honiosassa.
Nancy and Joe moved here from
Bradenton. Joe is a ret ired pipe fitter
and Nancy, ceramicist who star ed
f,: a Ceramics Shop in Old Town.
.?: 592 NE 249th AvenUe %Y'
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(orr of ChavousRd)
C352) 542-2955


There i,-, going to be
an open house on Sat-
urday October 27th.
We would like to in-
vitp our friends to


STUPENTOF THE WEEK

Rebekah Allen is the Student of
the Week for Larry Taylor's
School of Self Defense. She
has been taking karate cla:sses
foi- abotit 6 weeks and has
ear ned her Yellow Belt.
Rebekah has been anxiously
%va it in g to start karate class-,
es. becaUse she has beenin-
volved in, the school's activi-
ties since she was, a baby. Her
pai-ents both earned their
black belts,, so Rebekah has
"atched them and- her brother
until she %%ras old enough to take
classes herself. This little cutie has
helped, with several presentations and opening cere-,
monies for Black Belt tests. Rebekah is a first grade Stu-
dent at Anderson Elementary School and proudly re-,
ports her goo.d'grades to Nln TaNIot-. She says, "Karate is
COOU, and really enjoys "matwork" whichis turning
flip$ and lem- n ing ho w' to fall so, she doesn't 'get hurt.
She likes her Karate teacher!
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TURMY SHOOT,!
1/2 MILE NORTH, OF-
TANNING SPRINGS, ON 26!
Will be serving'. eggs,,grits, gravy, sausage,
pancakes, biscuits, tea and coffee!
All you can eatfo.04.0011
Proceeds benefit'
Llwapnee Rher Shrine Club
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Do"n Home Das Just
A round the Corner
Dotk ii Honie Days is rapidly ap-
proaching.!.Only 17 days until
the big event.. The 23rd annual
Down Home Days arts and crafts
festival will be held on Novem-
ber 3, 2007. The'annua1'event,
will'be beld on the Community
C hVrch of the Nazarene%, 10
acres located 2 miles west of the
traffie'light in Tretitcpi-i on State
Roa(] 26, from 9a.m. to 3p.ni. Ap
plk-itions are available now by
oirit.-.tetffig John Yencho at 463-
Bill Martin at 463-7439 or
Nferk. Goodrich at 463-1057. Sign
uv rx1v% to k-e;er,%re your booth.*
G -ief,'Su#port Groups Form.-
ing Free grief support groups
iii the Tri-counties area. Free.
An,,,oiie 'is welcome. Meetings
%, d] be held in Cross City and
Williston. Williston Nursing
and: Rehabilitation- Tuesdays
from Oct. 2 to NoR 13 from 2:30 to
4p.m.
'Please contact Anne'E. Stephen-
son, LCSW at (352) 493-2333 for
more information.

23rd Annual Down home
Days November 3, 2007. The
host and location for this event
has changed but little else.
Trenton Community Church of
the Nazarene is thesnew host
and the location is two miles
west of town on highway 26. The
idea is to allowcraft vendors to
display and sell their crafts.
There will also be lots of music,
games for the kids, food vendors
and a chance to 'greet your
neighbors. This is a tri-county
event with a great history for
our area. On board already: a
petting zoo, several craft artists
and a rumor of an early "Stop-
by with Santa!' Interested v6n-
dor'please call Merle at 352-436-
1057.
Meals on Wheels in Suwan-
nee right now, there are no
Meals on Wheels community
serving site in Suwannee, Flori-
da. Still, there are many seniors
in'the community that would
benefit from the service. A sur-
vey is-being conducted by Dr.
Michael L. Lowery, Senior Pas-
tor at Suwannee Fellowship to
determine who and how many
in the Suwannee vicinity may
desire to receive the service and
how many volunteers may be
willing to help offer the pro-
gram. If you are a senior and in-
terested in receiving the Meals
on Wheels program, or would
like to volunteer in offering the
program, call 352-542-2656 or
email drvastor(cbaol.com.
AMERICAN LEGION POST
383- Legionnaires' meetings are


For MOL-e Lnformation call Ruth
at (352) 463 8804.
4th Annual I 'NAtur e Coast
Birding and Wildlife Experi-,
enci? _' October 26-29, Activities
& schedule are listed on the
NCBWE website at HYPER-
LINK "http://www.ncbwe.com"
wwwncbwe.oin of call (352)
543-5600
Annual Shriners' Cane
Grinding November 19-23,
Shrine Club on Hwy 26, West.
Watch,, learn and taste as the
fresh cane syrup is made. Also
call about the Thanksgiving din-
her at the Shriner's Club on No-
vember 22; Formore informa .
tion contact Bobby Heath
(352Y42-984
Firewalkers Legacy Inter-
Tribal, P.0W -WOW -November'
,13-25. at Hart 8,prinp, 10:00am
till dark., Join the hin at.- the in-,
ter-tribalcelebratiowfall tradi-
tional attire,'regalial etafts, mu-
sic, drumming and dance; For
more information call Helen
Plak. (352) 463-7321
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post #5625, Chiefland, would
like to announce the annual,
Voice of Democracy and Patri-
ot's Pen Scholarship Awards.
Applications are available at the
local high and middle schools or
contact Jacob Wynn, 352-493-
1159 at the VFW
The Voice of Democracy
theme for this year is "My Role
in Honoring America's Veter-
ans". Students in grades 9-12 are
encouraged to participate. Patri-
ot's Pen themels "Why I A m an
American Patriot". Students in
grades 6-8 are encouraged to par-
ticipate. The deadline for both
contests is close of business, Oc-
tober 29, 2007. Please ensure all
tapes, and essays are turned in
to you schoo I colunselor.or VFW
representative listed above.

Have an event
coming up that you
would like to let
everyone know
about? Let us know
and we'll place an
announcement in the
Calendar of Events!

Call the Advocate at:
(352) 498-3312
or email:
editor@dcadvocate.net


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4th ANNUAl

CHILI

COOKOFF


The Old Town Tavern (Hwy
349, Old Town) will be hold-
ing its 4th annual chili
cookoff on Sunday October 28.
All entries must be in by 2:30
PM and the public is invited
to stop in and enjoy the vari-
ous entries.
There is a $5.00 entry fee,
and one dollar will pur.
chase a 'bottomless"
bowl to allow you.to.
sample all the en- ..
tries you wish. All
proceeds are to bene-,
fit "Dixie County Fam-
ilies", a Chrstmas fund .
for need local families.


Trophies and prizes, (
as braggin' rights), wi
awarded to the top thr
tries in two categories:
and best over-all.
For more information
Joe Sepe (352)-542:1767
come!


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DIXIE HORSEMAN'S ASSOCIATION PAGEANT AND RODEO


The Dixie Horseman's Annual Rodeo and
Pageant are coming up soon. The pageant is to
be held on Sunday, October 20th, at 6:00 P.M. at
the arena on Airport Road.
They will be crowning a Princess and a Queen
at the rodeo on the following Sunday, October
(as well 27th during intermission.
u be The Dixie Horseman's Association would like to
,ee en-
hottest, thank its chute sponsors: Bobby Ray's Tractor
Services, Creekside Farm Supply, the Dixie
1 call County School Board, Superintendent, Attorney,
7. Y'all The Dixie County Commisioners and Attorney,
Drummond Community Bank, North Florida
Livestock Market, Stephensons Septic Tank and


349 express. They .
would also like to
thank their event spon-
sors: Shamrock Sod,.
Dixie Chevrolet, Sher- '
iff Dewey Hatcher,
Wayne and Karen
Wright, and Chiefland
Farm Supply Without
the event and chute .
sponsors these events
would not be possible
SLastyems pnmD a wnd Ju ua I
CynDauisand8lTanULoe


AND THE WINNER IS...

Winners of the Jiffy Mart Fall Fishing Promotion


DAV FUND

RAISER BIG

SUCCESS


Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Chapter 63, in Cross
City, held a yard sale at Chapter Headquarters on Friday and
Saturday, October 12th and 13th. It was a very successful ef-
fort, and we would like to thank everyone who helped, includ-
ing DAVA members, the Chiefland Citizen, WDVH Radio, and,
of course, the many fine folks in the community who con-
tributed items for sale and those who took advantage of the
many bargains that were offered.

CALL TO SERVICE

AWARD BESTOWED


Vice President Arlene Lang, Secretary-Treasurer
Pat Arcadi, President Jane Davis, not pictured is Junior
Vice President Loni Gotto
Officers of the Tri-County Marine Corps League Auxiliary #381 re-
cently received from President Bush the president's Call to Service
Award from the President's Council on Service and Civic Participa-
tion. The award was presented at their regular monthly meeting at
the American Legion post in Trenton in recognition and apprecia-
tion of their commitment to strengthening our Nation and for mak-
ing a difference through volunteer service.



by Tenaa Marie
Fall Specials!
(352) 498-2900
_dixieboo@bellsouth.net


E nEnferp.
4B : 26287 SE 19 Hwy
P.O. Box 1087
Old Town, FL 32680 "
Office: (352) 542-9038
FAX: (352) 542-9570
Mon. Sat. Dale, Josie. Shawn
8:00 5:00 Brandy, Phillip, Dale Jr.


Dean Mills Cross City School Jiffy Shelly Cannon Cross City Texaco Jiffy



DIXIE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT


SERVING YOU AT FIVE LOCATIONS

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


Acute & Chronic Disease Care
Laceration Repair
Well Child & Newborn Care,
School & Sports Physicals
Treatment for Asthma
WIC Coupons
Laboratory & X-Ray


* Minor Surgical Procedures
* Employment Physicals
* Family Planning / OB Care
* School Health Services
* Preventative Health Care
* Dental Services
* 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 To Care For Your Children
Board Certified Family Medicine Practitioner to Care For Adults
Medical Providers To See Your Children At School



TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT CALL: (352) 498-1360
MOST MAJOR INSURANCES ACCEPTED


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People


CHIEFLAND MAN

QUICKLY CLAIMS

$25 MILLION JACKPOT


TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Lottery an-
nounced today that FLORIDA LOTTO(tm)
winner Jason Hemenway, 63, of Chiefland,
claimed the Oct. 13 estimated $25
million FLORIDA LOTTO jackpot drawing.
Hemenway, a retired builder, chose the one-
time, lump-sum payment option
for his winnings in the amount of
$13,779,762.30. He purchased the
winning Quick Pick FLORIDA LOTTO ticket
at Jiffy Manatee located at 8051
N.W. 115th Street, Chiefland. The retailer will
receive a.bonus incentive
of $35,000 for selling the jackpot winning
ticket.
The winning numbers were:
05 14 25 30 33 46
An avid FLORIDA LOTTO player, Hemenway
has played the game since it
inception.
Hemenway and his wife, Eva, found out the
winning FLORIDA LOTTO ticket was
sold in Chiefland through a customer at
Eva's ceramics shop Sunday
morning. Eva Hemenway was initially
alarmed, thinking her husband had
forgotten to purchase his routine ticket. He
calmly assured her he had
purchased a set of tickets for the Oct. 13
drawing, then promptly forgot
to check his numbers.


Later that afternoon Hemenway retrieved his
ticket to verify if he had won
anything and discovered he was the jackpot
winner. He nonchalantly tucked
his winning ticket inside his medicine, bag
,and on Monday morning he packed
up several members of his family and they
drove to Tallahassee to claim
the grand prize.
Still calm and reserved when he made his
claim, Hemenway said, "I enjoy
playing Florida Lottery games. I may still
continue playing."
Total ticket sales for this jackpot generated
approximately $4.2 million
for the Educational Enhancement Trust
Fund (EETF). Since 1988, the
Florida Lottery has contributed more than
$17 billion to the EETF,
benefiting our students and schools, as well
as funding more than 850,000 .
Bright Futures scholarships. By a two-to-one
margin, Florida voters in
1986 approved a constitutional amendment
authorizing the state to operate
a Lottery for the purpose of generating sig-
nificant additional moneys for
education.
Hemenway is the 2nd FLORIDA
LOTTO winner to purchase a winning ticket
in .
Levy County. Ie is the 918th FLORIDA LOT-
TO winner since 1988.


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Chainers Stand Fast


By: Hank Richstine.


Sunday. Oct. 7. 2007 there
were 100 participants hold-
ing posters in the National
Life Chain. The weather was
'pleasant with sun& clouds
S-. .... ,as cha miners lined both sides
-- ,-of U.S. Hwy 19 in Cross City.
Later the clouds darkened
considerably. the wind grew
gradually stronger and final-
Sly the rain descended. Thank
you Lord for the rain!
.. The really amazing thing is
that while many had not
"' brought umbrellas, very few
took shelter. Just how com-
mi tted can pro-lifers be?
C HE .These folks are to be com-
mended for their dedication.
ke All pastors can be proud &
thankful folr such as these.
Lest we overlook it, the rain
served to enhance many fold
t ... pec r this street lm itness for life &
for Christ. But no, we did not
imake the Guinness book of
records. When I reported our
Seventh to Royce Dunn, Nation-
al Life Chain Director in
Yuba City, CA. he told me a
Spowerfuil storp A number of
S.. I years ago in Buffalo a group
X_ I"of 5.000o life chainers were
hit with a severe, early- sea-
son 5sn:)o stO lin, and these
folks stood fast, like stone-
wall Jackson. VWow am I im-
----pressed! So also must have
been all passing motorists.
Thanks go to every participating individual and church group. Certainly to be recognized for
its 0onttnuing faithful participation and in making its facilities available in support of this
event is First Baptist Church. Special recognition this year must go to Holy Cross Catholic
Church which turned out 26 participants. This showing was indeed a significant contribu-
tion.
Such involvement by so many different faith groups demonstrate that activism in support of
the God-given right to life serves as a common ground on whichall can contend with the Sa-
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vail in this Ctountry; Either Anmerica %%ill stop abortion or abortion will stop America!
My personal comment: Our Creator God has indeed most abundantly blessed America. It is
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Sock Hop
Legion Auxiliary 383 is sponsoring J
"SOCK HOP" on Sunday, October 21, start-
ing at 2 PM 1950's 1960's rock & roll mu-
sic, prizes, raffles, dinner so put on your
"ole rock and roll" clothes and come 1
on down bto the Post located at 1297
NE 82nd Avenue in Old Town and
the cost is only $ 6.00 each Phone 542-2021 for more inform
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a- If you weren't at Dixie Music's anniversary bash, you just
od n't know what you missed. With several bands playing live .


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MAYOR ANNOUNCES ANNUAL VETERAN'ST)AY
PARADE AND CEREMONY
The Annual Veteran's Day Parade and Ceremony will take
place this year on Saturday, November 10. Parade lineup will
be at 10:00 with parade starting at 10:30. The ceremony will
begin at 11:00 at the Dixie County Emergency Operations
Center. Any Veteran or Veteran's Group is welcomed to par-
ticipate. This is a parade FOR VETERANS BY VETERANS.
For more information, please call Mayor Tank Lee at (352)
498-5700.

CROSS CITY REMOVING RUMBLE STRIPS ON 351
Due to citizen input, the rumble strips currently in place at
the four-way stop on CR 351 south will be removed. Please be
prepared for sonmie delays some time after October 22nd dur-
ing demolition.

OctoberFest Art Show
Point of View Antiques in Fanning Springs would like to in-
vite you to its 2nd Annual OctoberFest Art Show to be held
October 26th 28th. The show will feature local artists
displaying a variety of artwork in photography, oils, water-
colors and pen & pencil.
Join us for a "Meet the Artist" reception on Friday, October
26th from 4pm 6pm. The art show will kick off on Saturday
at 10am with a free lunch of hotdogs and all the fixings being
served from 11am 2pm. Along with the show we will be hav-
ing a 25% off Red Dot Sale on selected merchandise through-
out the store. Be sure to stop by and register for our door
prizes, which will be given away over the weekend. Point of
View A n tques features a variety of items such as collec-
tables, gifts, furniture, wood carvings, glassware, vintage jew-
elry, pottery, outside decor, silk flowers and more
We invite you to "Explore the.Difference" at Point of View, a
delightful place to find the perfect items for your home or for
that someone special on your list. We are located on Hwy 19
just north of the Homestead Restaurant in Fanning Springs.
Our store hours are Mon.- Sat. 9:30am 5pm & 11:00am 4pm
on Sunday. For more information please call (352) 463-0718 or
check us out on the web at www.PointofViewGifts.com.

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thing in between, you couldn't help but have a good time.
Of course, if the music wasn't reason enough to show up,
they were also holding a huge anniversary sale with several
instruments marked at a large discount.
Spectators had it made in the shade, with the stage set up un-
der the shady trees beside the music store. Grills were set up
in the area as well, serving patrons with hot-off-the-grill bar-
beque and refreshments.
Also present were the folks from Toys for Tots taking dona-
tions for Christmas. With the holidays right around the cor-
ner, they can use all the help they can get.
Speaking of the holidays, you can bet the Dixie Music Center
will have just the gift for the aspiring musician in your
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Spotlight On Dixie


SENIOR CLASS COOK-OUT


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The Senior class will be having a barbeque
pork and chicken dinner, and silent cake auc-
tion on Friday, October 26 at the Dixie County
High School Cafeteria pavillion. Dinners will
will be be served at 4 P.M. and the homemade
cake auction will begin at this time.

Please come out and support the Senior Class
of 2008 and the Bears.

Thanks,
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DIXIE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY RAFFLE
Dixie County Humane Society is having a raffle for a love-
ly, hand-made, old-fashioned, queen size (60" X 80") .quilt as
pictured above. ,This quilt was generously made and donated
by Becky Hale. .
Raffle'tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. The winning
ticket will be drawn at "Down Home Days" in Trenton on No-
vember 3.: We will also be selling baked good for pets and hu-
mans at this event. All proceeds will benefit the animals of
the Dixie County Humane Society to provide for their food
and care.
A second and third raffle tickets will be drawn for two
beautiful, fall flower arrangements made by Jennifer Hale.
Tickets can be purchased at: "Vision Realty-Tri County &.
"A to Z Consignment Shop" in the Dollar General Plaza in
Old Town, Vision Realty, Tri- County at 62 SE 228th Street in
Suw annee, "New to You Consignment" at 16248 Hwy 19 in
Cross City, "Fox's Pizza Den" at 16340 Hwy 19 in Cross City or
at our Saturday pet adoptions at the CITGO gas Station in
Old Town from 12:30 to 4:00 p.m.


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Cross City 4H is yrowng!
Cross City 4-H provided this lovely display for .
the courthouse square. Members are still being
accepted. Contact Sharon McCall for details.


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lusty and Debbie 'lbomi gave one last show at the
Old Town Tavern, with Stan Tomi on the drums.
Rusty and Debbie Tomi have been playing music at the Old
Town Tavern for the last eighteen years. With a history like
that, they are sure to be a tough act to follow. This Sa tu'day
they set up their instruments at the Tavern for the last time.
Playing the drums with them at this last show was Stan
Tomi, Rusty's brother. Good bye y'all and good luck in
Arkansas.

SPRINGHOUSE QUILTER'S NEWS
Springhouse Quilters give beginning quilting classes each,
year fromJanuary to March. Approximately 10 cla ses are
provided. Each class is designed to teach a specific tech-
nique with the students making 6 to 8 blocks, all
different. The blocks are assembled and made into a small
quilt. The teaching process gives the beginner quilter most
of the fundamental techniques needed to make almost any
type quilt desired after finishing the classes. New members
joining Springhouse Quilt Guild, are given the opportunity
to take the classes. To be eligible to take the classes, a
prospective member is requested to pay the very nominal
annual dues. The classes are designed for members with
the hope that after the classes end, the new member will re-
main a part of Springhouse. 'Anyone interested in joining
Springhouse should con ta t Mary Rawlins, 493-7401, or Lois
Scott, 463-2207.
The quilt show time,is fast approaching. It is scheduled for
October 26.and 27 with check in and registration at the Tren-
ton United Methodist Church. The First Baptist Church fel-
lowship hall directly across the street is also being used to
hang those quilts that will not fit into the Methodist Church.
Both fellowship halls should be full of quilts, demonstra-"
tionis, door.prizes and other quilting related items. If you
have failed to see any announcement about the show, Spring-
house invites you to come
visit the show and see how
I creative today's quilters can
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FLORIDA SCHOOL
BOARDS ASSOCIATION
RECOGNIZES KENDRICK


Tallahassee, Fl Dr. Wayne Blanton, Executive Director of
the Florida School Boards Association was on hand at the
regular Franklin County School Board meeting on Thursday,
Oct 4th, to present Representative Will Kendrick (R-Carra-
belle) with the Association's "Legislator of the Year Award".
This award was presented to Rep. Kendrick for his continued
support of educational issues and taking a stance on provid-
ing school districts with the tools needed to offer every child
the best possible education.
"This award goes to the heart of the future of this state, our
children.
"I am pleased to receive this recognition", said Rep.
Kendrick.
In the 2007 Regular Session, Kendrick was successful in pass-
ing HB 511, School District Flexibility, legislation that will
provide school districts with flexibility in using the 2 mill
levy in local Ad Valorem taxes to offset the rising costs of
property and casualty insurance.
This legislation is a tremendous victory For'school districts
across the State and is especially important to the rural
counties that Rep. Kendrick serves.

Dollars that would typically be used for insurance costs will
be available for educational purposes and benefit all chil-
dren.
In addition' Kendrick led the charge in carter education leg-
islation that allows students to go for certification in a job
skill while in high school as opposed to attaining higher aca-
demic levels.
"We are pleased to present Representative Kendrick with
this Legislator of the Year Award because of his hard work
representing School Board Members, teachers, and 4ost im-
portantly students throughout the State of Florida", -said Dr.
Blanton.
In his fourth and final term in the Florida House of Repre-
sentatives, Rep. Kendrick serves on the Committee on K-12
and continties to work to maintain educational dollars to
meet the growing needs of school districts and to provide
teachers with materials and resources that best reach every
child's potential and achieve paramount academic perfor-
mance.
"There is no greater resource than our children. In order to
produce future leaders of our State, to sustain a viable econo-
my, and to preserve the environnient as we know it, it is nec-
essary that we provide the best possible educational experi-
ence that we can", said Kendrick.


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Pathways to Faith


BEHOLD THE TABERNACLE OF GOD
Rev 21:3
"The Natural Jew"

Continued from last week. The Jews are less aware than any
other people of their being in the spiritual world, believing
themselves to be still living in the natural world: and that
because they are altogether external men, and do not at all
think of religion from an interior principle.
They talk about the Messiah just as they did before, some in-
sisting that He will come with David and will go before
them, shining with diadems, and introduce them into the
land of Canaan, and in their way thither will dry up the
rivers which they are to pass over by the raising of His rod:
that the Christians, whom also among themselves they call
gentiles, will then lay hold on the skirts of their garment,
humbly praying to be permitted to accompany them: that
*.they will receive the rich according to their wealth, and be
served by them.
They confirm themselves in these notions by what is written
in Zechariah 8:23; and in Isaiah 66:20; and by what is written
of David, that He is to come and be their king and Shepherd;
in Jeremiah30:9 and in Ezekiel 34:23-25; altogether averse
from hearing that our Lord Jesus Christ is meant by David
in those passages, and that the future members of His
church there are meant by Jews.
When they are asked whether they firmly believe that they
shall all go to the land Canaan they answer in the affirma-
tive, and insist that at the same time the deceased Jews will
rise again and leave their sepulchers to enter that land. If it
be objected that they themselves will not be able to go forth
from their sepulchers, being now living after death, they re-
ply, that they shall descend, and re-enter their bodies and so
will live.
When they are told that the land of Canaan is not large
enough to contain them all they answer, that then it will be
enlarged. When it is urged that the kingdom of the Messiah,
since He is the Son of God, will not be upon earth, but in
heaven, they reply that the land of .Canaan will then be
heaven. When they are told that there is within the word a
spiritual sense, which treats much of 'Christ they reply, that
it is not so, but some of them say that within the \word. or in
its depths, there is nothing but gold: not to mention other
similar extravagances.




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The Word Made Flesh
"The Divine Trinity "

Continued from-last-week:.-ithe-son of man, say-A-trinity of-
Persons in the Divinity before the world was created, did not
come into the mind of any one from the time ofe Adani down
to the advent of the Lord, as is clear from the Word of the
old Testament, and from histories concerning the religion of
the ancients. Neither did it come into the mind of the Apos-
ties. as is evident from their writings in the Word. Neither
did it come into the mind of one in the Apostolic Church.
which was before the Council of Nice, as appears from the
Apostles Creed, in which no Son from eternity is mentioned,
but a son born from the Virgin Mary. I the son of man, say A
Trinity of Persons flom eternity is not only above reason,
but opposed to it. It is against reason that three Persons cre-,
ated the universe: that there were three Persons and each
one God. and not three God's but one, and then three Per-
sons and not one Person. I the son of man, say will not the
New Church about to come call this age of the old church
benighted or barbarous when they worshiped thiee Gods?,
Similarly irrational are those things, which are.derived from
that Trinity. A Trinity of Persons in the Divinity from eter
nity was first taught by the Nicene Council. as appears from
the two creeds, the Nicene and the Athanasian. And after-
wards it was received by the churches as the principal dog-
ma, and as the head of the doctrines, after that time even to
the present day. I the son of man. say there were two reasons
why that Trinity was given forth by the Council of Nice: the
first was. that they knew not how otherwise to dissipate the
scandals of Arius, who denied the Divinity of the Lord; the
other, Because they did not understand what is written by
the evangelist John (Chap 1:1,2.10,14; Chap 17:5) I the son of
man, say The Divinity befoi'e the world was created as be-
lieved according to the Nicene Council and the churches af-.
ter that, to consist of three Person each of which was God
and that from the first Person was born a second, and from
these two went forth a third, is not only above the under-
standing, but contrary to it and the faith of a paradox, '
which is opposed to the rational understanding. It is faith in
which there is not anything of the church, but a persuasion
of the false, such as obtains with those who are insane in re-
ligious matters. Keep up with me. I want you to see what 1
am saying, love you. Continued next week.


Please study the plan of



s SALVATION

Hebrews 5:9, 11:6 John 16:6


Romans 1:16
1 Corinthians 15:1-4
Romans 10:9-10
Matthew 28:18-19
Romans 6:3-7
Acts 2:36-41
Mark 16:15-16
Colossians 2:11-13, 1:13-14
Galations 1:6-9
Hebrews 4:12
2 Corinthians 5:10


Acts 4:12


Matthew 10:32-33


John 3:1-5
Acts 8:30-39
1 Peter 3:21


2 Thessalonians 1:7-9
John 12:48
Romans 16:16


NEW PROSPECT BAPTIST NEWS


God blessed, and the Tri-County Crusade with Evangelist
Harold Hunter was a huge success, with many souls won to
Christ, and numerous others re-dedicating their lives to His
cause. Once again, it was good to be back in church at
NPBC Sunday, listening to the beautifully-written hymns of
old so ably done by our choir and musicians. In addition to
these, we were treated to two special songs by Jamie King,
who did a faAtastic job with his renditions...welcome back
anytime, Jamie! Bro. Billy then proceeded to deliver God's
special message from Exodus 3:7-8, doing a very fine job in
the process.

On Saturday, Oct. 20th at 6:00 PM., we look forward to our
Fall Festival down at Branrin's Camp, always a time of fun
for young and old alike, as well as plenty of delicious food!
We have other activities on the agenda, so please stand by..

As always, please be diligent in your prayers for everyone on
the various church prayer lists, all our political leaders, and
our military personnel. Remember, you have a standing in-
vitation to visit and fellowship with us at New Prospect any-
time; God loves you, so do we, and we'd love to have you
with us! Have a good week, and may God bless and keep
you.


FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH NEWS
OCTOBER 14, 2007

What a Mighty God we serve. Our services today were
great and God was in our midst. His Spirit could be felt as
He moved among us. Our choir was in great form as they
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF
STEINHATCHEE NEWS

The Tent Crusade led by Dr. Harold Hunter, was a blessing to
all who attended last week! Rev. Travis Hudson the chair-
man, quoted on Monday that there were 147 people that
came?forward giving their hearts to JESUS! Thank you
LORD for giving those precious folks a new life! On Tuesday
night we had 35 going on our church bus. Thank you Kenny
Morrow and Ami Reed for doing the driving for us.


On Thursday night Libby Gray had her "sweet sixteen"
birthday party at the church.The youth and her family cele-
brated in the gym. Congratulations Libby. She does a great
job with her tambourine, Libby helps us "keep the beat" for.
the
LORD!

OK, the "Youth Explosion Rally" w ill be at Taylor County
High School this Saturday, in Perry. There will be free pizza
too. The church bus will leave at 5:00P.M. It is held in loving
memory of 16 year old, Sarah Jones, after loosing her life in
a
serious accident. Remember: the last call on your life will
not be the doctors call... it will be GOD's call! Life or death is
in GOD'S hands! The devil wants our kids. Please keep them
off the roads, off cigarettes, off booze, off drugs and off
alcohol.'Keep them safe and growing in our Awana Program,
church activities, Gym Jam on Fridays, and with Christian
friends. Keep them away from the wrong crowd. But most of
all keep them in a Christian home. If you really love your
kids do not let them slide into the devils grasp! Be an 'exam-
ple for your kids!


rector is doing a great job and we are very thankful fior him There are so many listed on our prayer list, for health, spe-
and the work h1e's doing. cialneeds,our un-spoken, Jeremy Turner, Mark and Anne
Thornton, Chelsey Walker, out missionaries,Pastor Leon and
Our AWANAS group is continually growing and the teach- all the ministries? in the church! GOD knows them all,
ers are doing a great job '.,working with them. On the 24th at individually! We thank God for the answered prayer of
7:00 PM they will be in the choir doing the special music. Sarah Holden's Mom Ms. Wing! She recently underwent tests
This is a sight that will warm your heart, so make plans to in Gainesville!
come out and see them and hear these little children sing.

Remember this week to pray for the ones in our midst who We. had two specials in song Sunday. Donnie Morrow, Chris
are in the hospitals, the ones who have lost loved ones, and Holden and older brother, Leon sang "I Want to Die on the
the ones who are sick and shut-in. Always pray for the lost Battlefield".? Three more of our youth;. Jessica Downey Nan-
and invite them to church with you. God will richly reward cy -Emery and Libby Gray sang. "You Alone are my Hearts
you for your efforts to reach the lost. Some of our folks will Desire", with Libby playing the piano. We love all of you!
be traveling in the next couple of weeks, and they covet
your
prayers for safety in travel. Don't forget. this Sunday is our 77th Homecoming Day; with
great preaching,praying. praising, singing. eat ing and rejoic-
We pray that God watches over you, keeps you safe, happy ing in the day that First Baptist of Steinhatchee was started.
and healthy this coming week. Come out Wednesday night The church was founded in 1930 with? Pastor J. A. Walls
at 7:00 PM for your mid-week fill-up. Until we meet again, officiating. Come join us in the sanctuary at 10:00 A. M.Love,
may God bless you. blessings, prayers, and happiness Sandy Coleman -


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Scrub Creek Baptist Church
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Pastor Rev. Bobby Undasy
(352) 424801


Holy Cross Catholic Mission
Hy. South of Coes City
M(352) 498-5671
ass-Sundays 11:30 a.m.
Co-nfse-ons Sundays 10-A45 -11:15 am
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Full Gospel Church ..'
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Pastor Wayne Liles .
2 miles NE of Red Light in Old Town, Hwy 349 .
(352) 498-7167
Sunday Services at 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Services at 5:30 p.m.


First Baptist Church of Old Town
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The Dixie County Advocate Thursday October 18, 2007


Obituaries & Church News


MARY MADE MOSIER

MARY MAUDE MOSIER, 74, of Steinhatch-
ee passed away Saturday, October 13, 2007
at Haven Hospice of Tri Counties in
Chiefland. Mrs. Mosier moved to Stein-
hatchee in 2002 from Melbourne. She was a
member of the American Legion Auxillary
Unit 291, where she held the office of
Sergeant-at-Arms.

She is survived by her husband, Bill
Mosier of Steinhatchee; daughters, Debbie
(Brett) Baker of Palm Bay, Teresa (Don)
Hyatt of Ocala and Karen (Larry) Tidwell
of Steinhatchee; brothers, Pete Wilson and
R.J. Wilson, both of Elizabethton, Ten-
nessee. Four Grandsons and one Grand-
daughter. She is preceded in death by son,
Richard Mosier.

Funeral Services were held Tuesday, Octo-
ber 16, 2007, at 7 p.m. at the Rick Gooding
Funeral home in Cross City with Rev. Ron,
Coward officiating. A visitation was held
prior to services, between the hours of 5
and 7 p.m- In Lieu of flowers the family re-
quests that donations be made to Haven
Hospice of the Tri Counties, 311 NE 9th
Street, Chiefland, Florida 32626, (352) 493-
9898.

Arrangements were placed under the care
of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, US
-Hwy 19, Cross City (352) 498-5400.

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only be careful, and watch yourselves closely
so that. you do not forget the things your eyes
have seen or let them slipfrom your heart as
long as you live. Teach them to your children
and to their children after them.


MYRTLE FOUCHE

MYRTLE FOUCHE, 92, of Branford, Flori-
da passed away October 13, 2007. The
Fletcher, Florida native moved to Branford
in 1936. She was the owner/operator of the
Variety Drug Store in Branford and a mem-
ber of the First Baptist Church.

Mrs. Fouche is survived by two grandchil-
dren: Connie Odom of Branford, Florida
and Greg "Termite" and Brigette Odom of
Branford, Florida; one sister, Mollie Lou
Ammons of Jacksonville, Florida and two
great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at First Baptist
Church with Rev. Eddie Blalock and Rev.
Gordon Keller officiating.

Interment will follow in the Oak Grove
Memorial Cemetery In lieu of flowers do-
nations can be made to the building fund at
the First Baptist Church.

Daniels Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
of Branford is in charge of all arrange-
ments.






l\'c wiishi to thank twveryoL C i ti co unIIiiIIity r tie
overwhelming support that we received'fi Inli the loss
of our son, 'randon. The cars, telephone calls and
visits were apreciat4 more than we can express.

'Dona( and Susan Thorsen andChana gilbert


We WouldLikc '-o crhank !fll, Tor T'the Tood, The
Prayers AndIhe Kind
Expressions Of Sympathy, Everything s .,
gAcknowledgedtAnd Deepyy 9 Apreciated. god 'Bless
You. ,
The TFamily of 'Rob'l"t Lee 'Brown


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HOLY CROSS MISSION
"MEET THE PASTOR SUNDAY",
October 28
The parishioners of Holy Cross Mission INVITE ALL
AREA CATHOLICS -- old members, current members, new
members & future members TO CELEBRATE MASS WITH
US ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2007 AT 11:30AM. Come
'Meet the Pastor', Fr. Joe McDonnell, after Mass while enjoy-
ing a ham & turkey lunch. There will be plenty of food & fel-
lowship so please join us on October 28.
In other news:
On October 7 about 25 members of Holy Cross joined other
Christian churches in the area for the 21st Annual Life
Chain on Hwy 19 by the high school. God "baptized" the
event with a down pour but all those in the Life Chain
stayed to proclaim their Pro-Life belief. After wards we en-
joyed the gracious hospitality of the First Baptist Church of
Cross City & toured their beautiful Women's Center.
The women of Holy Cross are still busy raising money for
our annual Thanksgiving Dinner for the Elderly of Dixie,
County on Tuesday, .November 13. On Saturday, October 13
we had a "Rosary Rally" and October 23 thru 25 we will
"Pray for Children" in conjunction with all the CCW units
in the United States. '
October 1 the Knights of Columbus installed their new offi-
cers. Congratulations to Lee Stone Grand Knight, Raul
Hernandez Deputy Grant Knight, Michael Bryant -
Recorder, & Pat Cilo Cilo Chancellor. May. God bless you
with a successful year.
Don't forget our ongoing weekly events. Every Tuesday
Bingo starts at 6pm with the Early Bird Games. The rosary
has been changed to Wednesday at 6:00pm before Bible
Study at 6:45pm in the church hall.



Tqhe family of Marvis 9fatcd wouCldlike to thank
everyone who brought foo, cards, or just hadcus in
their prayrs, during our loss.

qMark andTy'son 1- atch, T'ammy (Parson, Marcus
and T'rever TFowler







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FLORIDA'S MINIMUM
WAGE JUMPS 12 CENTS

Florida's minimum wage is $6.79 per hour, effective January
1, 2008. This is up from the $6.67 per hour minimum wage in
2007. On November 2, 2004, Florida voters approved a consti-
tutional amendment which created Florida's minimum wage.
The minimum wage applies to all employees in the state who
are covered by the federal minimum wage. Florida law re-
quires the Agency for Workforce Innovation to calculate a
new minimum wage each year and publish the new mini-
mum wage on January 1. The current minimum wage repre-
sents a 1.85 percent change in the federal consumer price in-
dex for urban wage earners and clerical workers in the
South Region for the 12-month period prior to September 1,
2007. Florida's minimum wage is $.94 more than the current
federal minimum wage of $5.85.
In deciding whether the federal or state minimum wage ap-
plies, federal law directs that businesses must pay the higher
of the two. The Florida minimum wage will prevail over the
federal rate until such time as the federal minimum wage be-
comes higher than,the state rate.
Employers must pay their employees the hourly state mini-
mum wage for all hours worked in Florida. The definitions of
'employer," "employee" and "wage" for state purposes are the
same as those established under the federal Fair Labor Stan-
dards Act (FLSA).. Employers of "tipped employees" who
meet eligibility requirements for the tip credit under the
FLSA, may count tips actually received as wages under the
FLSA, However, the employer must pay "tipped employees" a
direct wage. The direct wage is calculated as equal to the
minimum wage ($6.79) minus the 2003 tip credit ($3.02), or a
direct hourly wage of $3.77 as of January 1, 2008.
Employees who are not paid the minimum wage play bring a
civil action against the employer or any person violating
Florida's minimum wage law. The state attorney general may
also bring an enforcement action to enforce the minimum
wage. FLSA
information and compliance assistance can be found at:
"http://www.dol.gov/compliance/laws/comp-flsa.htm"
http://www.dol.gov/dol/compliance/comp-flsa.htm.
Florida Statutes require employers who must pay their em-
ployees the Florida minimum wage to post a minimum wage
notice in a conspicuous and accessible place in each estab-
lishment where these employees work. This poster require-
ment is in addition to the federal requirement to post a no-
tice of the federal minimum wage. Florida's minimum wage
poster is available for downloading in English and Spanish
from the Agency for Workforce Innovation's website at:
"http://www.floridajobs.org/resources/flmin wage.html"
http://www.floridajobs.org/resources/flmin-wage.html.
The federal poster can be downloaded from the U.S. Depart-
ment of Labor website at:
"http://www.dol.govesa/regs/compliance/posters/flsa.htm"
http://www.dol.gov/esa/regs/compliance/posters/flsa.htm.
On May 25, 2007, President George W. Bush signed legislation
increasing the federal minimum wage. The new federal mini-
mum wage increases in a three-step process as follows:
$5.85 July 24, 2007
$6.55 July 24, 2008
$7.25 July 24, 2009


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The net1 "(Cri( Cit) Lions Club" is being eutahlishid in our (lmmuninty.
Plans ha ce been announced to charter a new Lions (lub here in
Cross Cit). There will be an organizational meeting held in early
Noimher w hire those w ho are interested can attend to rer first hand
' hat Lion, do.
Lionw Internationul is the largest stein c organization in the world % ith
over 1.3 million members in 200 countries. Our main emphasis is sight
conervation. M\c pro% ide i e .%aminations, t: e glasses and eae surgeries
tree of charge to those less fortunate in our community.
In addition. lion-s make a strong commitment In nau,rk to improve the
environment, support diabetes education, conduct hearing programs,
support youlh programs, and, Ihrough their Foundation. provide disaster
relief around the v.,rld. Find out more by visiting our nclh site%:
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GOING TO STATE?


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by Will Garrett
Congratulations to the Dixie County High School Redcoat
Regiment Marching Band. They had a competition this past
Saturday at Chiefland High School. They won Class AA and
came in 3rd Place Overall, bringing home 11 total trophies.
Also, the Colorguard scored a rating of a superior and won
the class honors. They came in 2nd or 3rd Place Overall in
each category score. Schools competing at the competition
were Newberry, Taylor Co., Fort White, Sprinstead, Indian'
Rocks Christian, Madison Co., Trenton, Nature Coast Acade-
my, Bronson, Bradford Co., and Keystone Heights with only
Indian Rocks and Springstead beating DCHS. The Redcoat
Regiment scored a 66.7 and was .3 from SecondPlace Over-
all. With the score they qualified for the FMBC State Semi-
Finals to be held in Clearwater on November 17th.
"The band has reached all of the goals I have given
them thus far this year," quoted Band Director Mr. Garrett.
"Last week I wanted them to qualify musically for state and
they did it. This Week I wanted to come up 8 points and
qualify for state overall. They did that exactly Now our
goal is to get a score of an 85 at semi-finals. If this happens
we will have a shot at being a state finalist and performing
in the Tropicana Dome."
Mr. Will Garrett is the current Band Director and is
in his first year teaching. He is continuing g to build off of
what his wife Jamie Garrett has built with the program. "I
got told by several parents 'Congratulations' on Saturday,
but it was not anything I did, the students are the ones de-
serving of the praise. They really did great. Ihave just ex-
pandedftheir understanding and have surrounded them with
a great staff--cf teachers including Jerilynn Colvin (Col-
orguard Instructor! and Will Malloy (Frontline/ Clarinet In-
structor). Jamie has also not quit helping since the birth of
our twin boys Blake and Marcus. She helped writing the
drill and has helped with some rehearsals. The parents de-
serve a ton of credit. They are the ones who support the
band students. Also, the School and County as a whole is
very _VtIpporti\he. The stiidtent- really wants t.:' ri'pr, snt Dix-
ie County well."'
Even more touching about this weekend, was that
the this was the first show since the passing away of staff
member and Band Director at Oak Hall High School, Roger
Nubern. The band has decided to dedicate the rest of the
season in his memory
The Redcoat Regiment is t trying to raise money to,
pay for hotel rooms for state at a cost of $60 per room. If
you would like to help with the cost, contact Mr. Garrett at
498-6452. The band will need 20 rooms for one night.






8 Things "Everybody Knows" You Need to
Homesch6ol (But you don't)


1. A lot of money You canr homeschool a
second grader with a fewwork- ..
books from Wal-Mart, a library.' .
card, and Tivo set to the Discovery .
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2. A husband. While some backup .
is nice, it doesn't have to be a man
and you can be the principal of your own homeschool, no
matter what the books say

3. Six hours a day (just'like public school) of free time to de-
vote solely to your kids. Oh, please! Who has six hours of
uninterrupted time? Kids can do math while you fold laun-
dry, talk to clients, or plot world domination. Work the
school schedule around you, don't reschedule your life to
have a conventional school day.

4. A fundamentalist Christian outlook. Sorry, not necessary.
Many homeschoolers are seriously religious, and that's
great, but there are lots of us out here who just want our
kids to, have a good education.

5. A denim jumper. I don't own one. Really It's just a
stereotype. I don't know a homeschooling mom who has
one.

6. A school room, stocked with maps, globes, and chalk-
board. Nobody has that. Really Most people just use their
dining room table. Some of us have a desk in the kitchen.
Some of us send the kids outside into the hammock. What-
ever works.

7. Endless patience. Again, nice to have, but you don't have
to be Ghandi to teach your kid Chemistry Public school
teachers don't have it either. Your kid will not be short-
changed because you got fed up, took the day off, and didn't
teach him the atomic weight of Ununquadium. (Yes, that's a
real element, it's number 114, and its atomic weight is 289, in
case you wondered.)

8. A college degree. Heck, you don't even need a high school
diploma. Studies have shown that regardless of the parent's
level of education, homeschooled kids do better than public
school kids taught by an education expert.

Relax! You can do this! So go.forth and educate your off-
spring!
More homeschool articles are available at
www.brokenhomeschool.com


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:Parent-Teacher

| Conference:

i Night,



Dixie District Schools
will be hosting
parent/Teacher
Conference Night
Thursday October 18,
d2007

:Teachers will be available to meet with parents
:from when school is dismissed on that day
through 7:45 PM at
:Anderson Elementary School
:Old Town Elementary School
:Ruth Rains Middle School
:Dixie County High School
* *

:All parents are encouraged to visit their child's
:school and confer with their teacher.
* 0 ,
:Schools will be closed Friday October 19th and
:Monday October 22nd.
**



MISSING


Jamie N McGuire
1I year old female, brown eyes, black dyed hair.
'"3" iall, appro'mrnately 150 lbs. with dental
braces and a slight scar under left eye. She was
lasl seen getiing into a white van with a Hispanic
male in the Cross City area.

If seen please contact the Dixie County Sheriff's
Department al (-52. -1498- e1'3 '

NATIONAL SCHOOL BUS SAFETY WEEK
October. 22-26. 2007
From the Superintendent s Desk

Where is the safest place, for a student to be? Statistics indi-
cate that your child is safer on a school bus than other
modes of transportation. Over one million students are
transported back and forth to school each day in school bus-
es. with buses traveling over 282 million miles throughout
;the year. In the Dixie School District we transport 1,448 stu-
dents daily over 348,831 miles of roadway each year. We,
travel over 18,000 miles each year in field trips alone, which
require night driving. We have had no fatalities or serious
injuries that anyone can; recall in the history of our school
system.
Our drivers.are continually being trained and updated on
safe operating procedures. Our new fleet of diesel buses is
the most dependable ones on the highway today.

With the price of diesel close to $3.00 a gallon, we have seen,
a real impact on our budget of which we did not expect..
Our buses consume between 300 and 400 gallons of diesel
per day, doubling the cost for the district to about $1,200.00
per day

National School Bus Safety Week is October 22-26, and the
theme is "Be Aware! Cross With Care". Although school
buses continue to be the safest vehicle on-the road to trans-
port students, the danger zones around school buses contin-
ue to be a great concern for students, bus drivers, and other
motorists. We must always remember that motorists must
stop when a school bus has its flashing red lights on and
stop arms extended. These are the signals that indicate
school children are board ing or departing from the bus, and
it is one of the most critical times for the safety of children.
We in the district want to thank ahd commend our drivers
and transportation staff for their commitment, dedication,
and safety record. They are up before daylight driving in all
types of weather as they transport our most precious cargo,
our children. Thank you for a job well done!



Free Spanish Classes

If you are interested in learning basic
Spanish, please sign up at the Dixie County
Public Library. Classes will be held every
Thursday for 10 weeks, beginning November
1st, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more infor-
mation, contact Amy Hunter at 386-294- psa
3858.


Need to Know Info This Week
Oct 18 Parent Conference night 2:45-7:45,
Oct 19 No School
Varsity Football at Taylor County 7:30
Oct 22 No School
District Volleyball Tournament Starts
Oct 23 RRMS Football SMAC Bowl TBA
Oct 24 End of First Nine Weeks
Oct 29 Report Cards

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Early Yearbook Orders

Make sure we order a yearbook for your child! The cost for
placing early orders is $20. You can add your child's name
for an additional $5.00. Make checks available to: Anderson
Elementary School

The deadline to order yearbooks early is
. December 19, 2007.

Yearbook Dedications
Dedicate a special part of this year's yearbook to your child
by purchasing space. Feel free to include a special message
and/or photoss.

$30' 1/8 page (business card-size)
$45 4 page
$75 % page
$125 Full page + free yearbook (Full page ads
must submit pictures on disk/CD. Disks/CD's can be sub-
mitted:
At school,
At Emergency Services to Lola Butler, or
At Family Learning Night (see Lola Butler in Media Center,
5:30-7:00).

Please include your child's name and teacher so that pic-
tures or disks/CD's can be returned to you.

:Checks should be made to: AES

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Real Estate


Realtor
Commissions -
Are You Getting
The Value You
Deserve?
(ARA) There's been a lot of controver-
sy lately about the commissions real es-
tate agents are drawing. Especially dur-
ing the hot market we saw up until 2006
where it was easy to attract multiple of-
fers without much promotion and ef-
fort, one could not but question the val-
ue-add agents brought to the table. In
today's slowing market where proper-
ties are not fetching as much, saving on
sales commissions may be even more
of a serious concern for some.
Not long ago, 60 Minutes aired a story
entitled, "6 Percent," and reporter Les-
ley Stahl posed the question, "Are they
worth it?" The segment discussed full-
commissioned Realtors commanding
fees that can be up to six percent of the
cost of the home, and.compared them
to less expensive new-age Internet-
based brokerages that offer lower com-
missions and fees and cash rebates.
The online brokers she interviewed
said, "No way!" They claim the Internet
has cut the amount of time involved in
and cost of completing a real estate


GOT BAD CREDIT OR NO CREDIT PAY
HELP PUT VYOU IN YOUR OWN H
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Sales Associates/Ha


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Are your
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Need more
listings?

ADVERTISE TODAY!,
Call Susan @ The
Dixie County
Advocate for rate
information!
(352) 498-3312
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transaction way down, and the savings
should be passed on to the consumer;
but the National Association of Real-
tors begs to differ. The organization
points out that Realtors deliver signifi-
cant value to consumers and that com-
missions reflect the usual cost of doing
business.
"Home sellers who choose to compro-
mise on one of the most important
transactions of their lives aren't getting
the level of service they deserve. All
the brokers do is list your property
They don't bring you potential buyers,"
says Hector Rivera, broker/owner of
,Virtual Real Estate Associates in Strat-,
ford, Conn.
He points out that when you hire an
agent, not only will he or she list your
property they'll market it as well.
"Shortly after they put up a sign in
front of your home, a lot of work goes
on behind the scenes," he says. "The
real estate professional sendsiout post-
cards, places ads in the local papers,
distributes the listing information to
his or her referral network of agents,
local and national, and plans open
houses; andthat's just the beginning."
"A good real estate agent also brings,
strong negotiation skills and unique
knowledge to the transaction, which
impacts the selling price of a property"
said Jeff Tomlin, manager of channel
relations
for PoinLt
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nology company specializing m online
marketing tools for real estate profes-
sionals. "The agents experience and
knowledge of the local landscape, the
neighborhood and the property itself
gives them and their client a very im-
portant advantage that a broker sitting
at a computer screen miles away can
simply not match. Typically this trans-
lates into more inoney in the pocket of
the home owner."
According to the National Association.
of REALTORS 2006 Profile of Home
Buyers and Sellers, the median price of
a home sold with the assistance of an
agent was $298,200 compared to $230,000
for FSBO (For Sale By Owner) sales.
Tomlin also suggests that accurate
home valuations can only be generated
with the help of an experienced real es-
tate agent, as online home valuation
tools are not privy to details that direct-
ly impact the value of the property
"Intimate knowledge of the property's
condition, renovations or legal issues,
property surroundings and planned de-
velopments in the area that might im-
prove values in the neighborhood are
few of the considerations only a local
expert can bring to arrive at the best
suggested selling price of a home,"
adds Tomlin. Most importantly, a pro-
fessional needs to study the qualitative
differences between comparable prop-
erties for accurate home valuations,
hot simply the quantitative informa-
tion.
"These days. the real savvy agent is


also a neighborhood expert. And, he or
she will market listings online using
very advanced systems," explains Tom-
lin. "While going at it alone may seem
attractive, consider that a consumer
may be able to list their home on a Web
site or two, but they can never list it on
thousands of real estate agent sites at
the same time, and this is how market
exposure is truly maximized to get the
top selling price."
"The Internet is where a lot of people
are starting their searches, so you need
to be there in a big way particularly in
the slowing market a lot of areas are
experiencing right now."
Tomlin points out there's a right way
and a wrong way to market-a listing on-
line and recommends homeowners
seek out agents who know how to get
their listing in front of as many people
as possible. "Agents who belong to
Point NLS (National Listing Service)
network, for example," he says, "have
the advantage of being able to syndi-
cate your listing to thousands of Web
sites that consumers are using to
search for homes, simultaneously and
for free."
The software also allows your agent to
display dozens of photographs, add vir-
tual tours and provides access to neigh-
borhood information so potential buy-
ers will have at their fingertips impor-
tant details they need to make a deci-
sion. In addition to showing up on the
agents own Web site, the listing can
also be syndicated to the Web sites of
hundreds or thousands of other Point2


NLS agent sites inm the local area, as
well as to consumer search sites such
as Google, Yahoo!, Point2 Homes, and
dozens of other high traffic sites where
consumers today browse for real estate.
A good real estate agent helps you
achieve the highest selling price possi-
ble by getting the maximum possible
market exposure. While an enormous
number of eyeballs come from search
sites such as Google, Yahoo! and classi-
fied ad sites like Craigslist, the coopera-
tive advertising of listings between lo-
cal real estate professionals (both pri-
xately and publicly) generates most of
the exposure for home sales. Tomlin
adds. "You have to remember that each
of those local real estate Web sites has
their own marketing budget and local
advertising presence. Together, they
, drive a lot of traffic. Today technology
allows us to track that exposure so the
consumer can truly benefit from the
power of organized real estate market-
ing."
To find the Point2 NLS real estate agent
in the market you're interested in, log
on to www.point2homes.com..Agents
interested in becoming members of the
Point2 NLS network can sign up for
free at www.point2NLS.com.
"With all the technology that can be
used, real estate is still a personal busi-
ness. It's such a large investment, alot
of people also need the 1-on-l:connec-
tion to feel good about their purchase.
It really makes a difference." says
Rivera.


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Down ome ays Just
Around the Corner
Down Home Days is rapidly
approaching! Only 17 days un-
til the big event. The 23rd an-
nual Down Home Days arts
and crafts festival will be held
on November 3, 2007. The an-
nual event will be held:on the
Community Church of the
Nazarene's 10 acres located 2
miles west of the traffic light
in Trenton on State Road 26,
from 9a.m. to 3p.m. Applica-
tions are available now by
contacting John Yencho at
463-7282, Bill Martin at 463-
7439 or Merle Goodrich at 463-
1057. Sign up now to reserve
your booth.

Grief Support Groups
Forming- Free grief support
'groups in the Tri-counties
area. Free. Anyone is wel-
come. Meetings will be held in
Cross City and Williston.
Williston Nursing and Reha-
bilitation- Tuesdays from Oct.
2 to No:v. 13 from 2:30 to 4p.m,
Please. contact Anne E.
Stephenson, LCSW at (352)
4-193-2333 for more informa-
tion.

23rd Annual Down home
Days November 3. 2007. The
host and location for this
event has changed but little
else. Trenton Community
Church of the Nazarene is the
new host and the location is
two miles west of town on
highway 26. The idea is to al-
low craft vendors to display
and sell their crafts. There
will also be lots of music,
games for the kids, food veri-
dors and a chance to greet
S;your neighbors. This is a tri-
county event with a great his-
tory for our area. On board al-
ready: a petting zoo,-several
' craft artists and a rumor of
an early "Stop-by with Santa!"
Interested vendors please call
Merle at 352-436-1057.

Meals on Wheels in Suwan-
nee right now, there are no
Meals on Wheels community
serving site in Suwannee,
Florida. Still, there are many
seniors in the community
that would benefit from the
service. A survey is being con-
ducted by Dr. Michael L. Low-
ery. Serfior Pastor at Suwan-
nee Fellowship to determine
who and how many in the
Suwannee vicinity may de-
sire to receive the service and
how inany volunteers may be
willing to help offer the pro-
gram. If you are a senior and
interested in receiving the
Meals on Wheels program, or
would like to volunteer in of-
fering the program, call 352-
542-2656 or email druas-
tor'aaol.com.

AMERICAN LEGION POST'
383- Legionnaires' meetings
are 3rd Wed. at 7pm; Auxil-
iary meetings are 4th wed. at
7pm and SAL meetings are 1st
and 3rd Monday at 7:30pm (of
each month). The Post can-
teen is open every day 10am-
, 10pm. For more information
call 542-2021

Holy Cross Catholic
Church Bingo every Tues-
day evening 6:00 p.m US. 19.
Doors open at 6:00 pm. --
snacks available. Free coffee.
"Rosary every Tuesday at 3:00
pm. 352-498-5617 .,

PREGNANT? Need help?
Free pregnancy test & confi-
dential counseling. Office
Hours: Monday & Thursday,
llam-4pm. Look for our sign
on Hw.: 19, across from Dixie
Co. High School. (352) 498-
,7776. Ufn

New Here In Cross City
XFFL Extreme Florida
Football For more informa-
tion call Elaine and MIr. Willie
at 498-2691. hlttp: eteamz.ac-
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YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD YARD SALE St. John's.
TO PLAY! Catholic Church. Saturday Octo-
ber 20th at 8.00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Forest Park Hill Communi-
ty Center Has a Bingo every
Monday Evening, Doors open
at 4:30 pin, games start, at
6:30pm. Funds are to support
the center and charities.

NOTICE, NOTICE, NOTICE
- Suwannee River Shrine
Club Breakfast and Turkey
Shoot! 1/2 Mile North of Fan-
ning Springs on 26! Will 'be
serving eggs, grits,, gravy,
sausage, pancakes, biscuits,
tea and coffee! All you can eat
for $4.00!! Proceeds benefit
the Suwannee River Shrine
Club and are not tax de-
ductible!

Cedar key 38th Annual
Seafood Festival October
20-21, 9:00am 5:00 pm. Overf
200 arts and crafts exhibits,
all types of seafood, live musi-
cal entertainment and parde
on Saturday Open House at
the Lighthouse on Seahorse
Key, the big island 3 miles
west of Cedar :Key. Shuttle
boats are available. For tnore
information, log onto
www.cedarkeyorg or call (352)
543-5600.

7th Annual Breast Cancer
Awareness Weekend Octo-
ber 20. Tidewater Trail head
in Goeth State Forest. Pre-
sented by the Levy: County
Horse Club in conjunction
with Forest Awareness
Month. For more information
log onto www.flahorse.com or
call Terry Shehand (352) 955-
6265. .

Loving Stitches Quilt Show
- October 26-27, First United
Methodist Church, presented
by the Springhouse Quilters
Guild. For more information
call Ruth at (352) 463-8804.

4th Annual Nature Coast
Birding and Wildlife Expe-
rience October 26-29, Activ-
ities & schedule are listed on,
the NCBWE website at
-www.h cbwe.com or call (352)
543-5600

Annual Shriners' Cane
Grinding November 19-23,
Shrine Club on Hwy 26 West.
Watch, learn and taste as the
fresh' cane syrup is made.
Also call about the Thanks-
giving dinner at the Shriner's
Club on November 22, For
more information contact
Bobby Heath (352)542-9284

Firewalkers Legacy Inter-
Tribal POW WOW Novem-
ber 23-25, at Hart Springs,
10:00am-till dark. Join the-fun
at the inter-tribal celebration:
full traditional attire, regalia,
crafts, music, drumming and
dance. For more, information
call Helen Blair. (352) 463-7321

Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post #5625, Chiefland, would
like to announce the annual
Voice of Democracy and Pa-
triot's Pen Scholarship
Awards. Applications are
available at the local high and
middle schools or contact Ja-
cob Wynn, 352-493-1159 at the
VFW

The Voice of Democracy
theme for this year is "My
Role in Honoring America's
Veterans". Students in grades
9-12 are encouraged to partici-
pate. Patriot's Pen theme is
"Why I Am an American Pa-
triot". Students in grades 6-8
are encouraged to participate.
The deadline for both contests
is close of business, October
29, 2007. Please ensure all
tapes, and essays are turned
in to you school counselor or
VFW representative listed
above.




YARD SALE Where 351 and 353
feet Get on 353 and follow
signs. Saturday and Sunday 9-3.
All misc and clothes.
43


43

YARD SALE- 177 SE 301 St. Be-
hind middle school. Saturday Oc-
tober 20th. 43


nOiUncJ. RI. FoA i. .3 u)cu-
room house Old town area -
$39,000, with 10% down. Call
352-542-7835 43,44

HOUSE FOR SALE On 7
acres. Santa Fee area. 17,00
Square ft. everything new.
Value @ $300,000.00. Priced at
$240,000 OBO. Call weekends.
352-463-2786 or 727-517-5111
anytime. 43,44,45,46

FOR SALE Houses to be
moved. 2br $2,500.00. 3br
$7,500.00. Call 542-7835.
UFN...

BEAUTIFUL WATER-,
FRONT LOT -in Jena just
East of bridge. 116 feet deep
water/1.4 acres. Incredible
clock alreadyin place with 220
power., water, floating dock.
decks, big boat. lift,, dock
house and more. Reduced
price 8675,000. Call for more
details. 760-583-9987 : UFN





FOR SALE Little Red Store,
bait, tackle and Sub Shop "ful-
ly Furnished" unlimited po-
tential. We lease to quali-
fied individuals. Call 352-
498-7347 TUFN


35,36,37,38,39,40,41,42
HOMESTAGING & DECORAT-
ING Homes, Offices, Restau-
rants. & Condos. Call Ruth Ann
Lovelace -352-498-9944 or .352226-
7149, email
loyelacera@yahoo.com.
ufn

Pregnant and need help? At the
Crisis Pregnancy Center we offer
assistance free. Services are pro-
vided without discrimination.
Call 1352; 498-7776, Monday &
ThursdaN.. llam-4pm. Look for
our sign on HWy. 19, across from
Dixie County High School.
ufn ,

SHOWERS OF BLESSINGS
CUSTOM WATER TREAT-
MENT
We custom build our systems to
meet your need. We have Reverse
Osmosis to give you clean healthy
drinking water. We have GE wa-
ter treatment systems for the,
whole house. GE financing avail-'
able with no money down and
low, low payments. Why rent
when you can own your wvon? Call
today for your free water analy.
sis. For all of \our water prob-
lems. Call your GE Platinum
Dealer today. David B. Downing
(352) 356-0474 or (352) 498-2449. We
service what we sell! A member of
the Florida Quality Water Associ-.
ation. UL'n

REFINANCE Cash Out/Low
Fixed Rates. Purchase Low Down
Payments Less Than Perfect
Credit OK-Self Employed No In.
come Verifications- Mobile Man-
ufactured Homes-Working Farm
Loans-Commercial Property- Let
tius structure a loan to fit .your
needs 1-877-346-0100- Kymco
NMortgage 43.44,45.46


Ii


HOMlESTAGING & DECORAT-
ING OLD FLORIDA STYLE -
Homes, Offices, Restaurants, &
Condos. Call Ruth Ann Lovelace
352-226-7149. Email
lovelaceraa(yahoo.com .
20-ufn

BOBCAT SERVICE Palmetto
removal, site prep. fence lines
cleared, back yard ponds dug,
heavy bush hogging, FREE esti-
mates, cell 352-665-8609. ufn

HANDYMAN SERVICES car-
pentry, metal roofs, additions,
porches, remodeling, decks.
FREE ESTIMATES, Call 352-949-
2292 o 352-463-6439. Unf

PAINTING PRESSURE WASH-
ING Pool and patio deck build
ing, and home improvement. De-
pendable .fully insured.' Call
Shamrock services .3'52 463-1212
Ufn

DIXIE MONUMENTS serving
North Central FL for 16 years.
Open Tuesday-Friday 8-4. Satur-
day 8-12 or call for appointment
anytime. Located on 512 Ave (be-
hind McCrabb Church) 7 miles
North of Old T.,:wn ,on HWY 349.
542-3432 or toll free l-.877-542-3232.
Ufn'

BUSH HOG-HEAVY BUSH
HOG fence lines, site prep, com-
plete tractor and bobcat service.
Cell 352-542-4310 Free Estimates
Ufn

WE SELL FILL DIRT!- Call Ki-
mar Construction at 352-226-3294.
We deliver! Ufn

DUNN RITE Painting-Pressure
washing, great work, great prices-
no job to 'big or small-Free esti-
mates-Lic. & Ins. Call-352-210-0122.
Ufn
MARTIAL ARTS- Self Defense
Classes Kids/Adults. Gain con-
fidence. Respect. Fitness. '$35.00
Registration fee, then only
$5.00/class. Free uniform. Larry
Taylor's Karate Training Center,
Cross City. 498-0048
Ufn

JIMS PRESSURE
WASHING EXTERIOR PAINT-
ING since1985. Exp/Ins. Call Pas-
tor Jim Hurst at 352-463-1212.
Ifn


HARRIS STUMP GRINDING -
498-5982- or 210-0534. Call Miles or
Rick Licensed- Insured.
Ufn


Cute l7ba-FrameA ouose-Tor
one or 2 people max corner lot,
all appliances; additional storage
buildings, Suwannee gardens,
$500/mo, 1st last $250 security
required to move in (800.) 228-6422
(352 542-7211 or (305) 793-8476 cell.
43

TIMBERS APARTMENTS-1-2 &
3 BDR HC & nonHC Accessible
apts. Rental assistance may be
available. .231 NE 97th Street,
Cross City, FL call 352-498-3175,
TFDD TTY 711. Equal-Housing-
Opporturiit.y ufn

COURT HOUSE SQUARE,
CROSS CITY-Professional Office
% of Building Available. Faces
Coui'thouse Parking Lot. Great
Location.. Historic Brick Build-
ing- Tile Hardwood Floors. Sepa-
rate Entryway divided into recep-
tion area & 2 large offices.
$500/month including utilities
352-328-1405 : UFN


RESTAURANT FOR LEASE-
Quaint,, established restaurant
for lease. Located on main Thor-
oughsare in a coastal community,.
Still in operation with a great cus-
tomer flow. Turn Key 25k. Call
Robyn Marable at: 352-498-
21i6/352-210-9052.

Retail Office or Sales over 1,000
Sq ft. Prime Location, Cross City.
$ 608.00 month. ist last and De-
posit. 352-486-2154 or 352-317-8750.



For Salev. .


Beef for Freezer $1.25.00 lb.
Live weight plus slaughter, cut
and wrap. Grain fed, no hor-
mones. 'A, %or whole. Evergreen
Farm. 352-542-7135 or 352-498-7067.
Ufn

Hay for Sale round bales. 40.00..
You pick up. 352-222-5405 Ufn

Browning B.A.R with B.O.S.S
System. 300 W.S.M. with sightron
3x9x42 scope Both brand new in
box. Over 1400.00 950.00 firm. 352-
-542-2815: .... 43,44
"1986'" Ford Van- 300HP, 6cy1.
Good Tires, Good dependable
work van. $1,500.00 OBO. Call 352-
542-7124 43,44,45,46

Commercial Tanning Bed for
Sale. Sun Quest Pro World bed 24
bulb works excellent $J,200.00.
Call 352-3053 fn

Truck for Sale- 89 Isuzu Pickup.
$600.00. 1994 F150 $1,500.00. 1989
Bronco with 351 $600.00. 542-2484
43,44

1985 Kawasaki, Z1900 Elimina-
tor. 26k miles, black,, 0-60 = 3 secs,
$3,500 OBO. David 498-8182.
43


1997 Ford Escort-Mint Condi-
tion, 40K miles, $3900 OBO (352)
543-3144


MENTS -,@ Gini's Nail Spa &
Facial Studio Cross City,
"Shut In Spa Services", "Spa
Service To Go" & "Mary Kay"
(352) 356-1381. Ufn !


ilUu L I. fl... L.~. IneI'c.utC nui
est; dependable, reliable, apply in
person at 228 NE Hwy 51, Stein-
hatchee Landing Resort 352-498-
3513 Ufn

AVON REPS NEEDED In this
area. Earn 50% Commission.
Free gift at sign up. Start kit is
$10.00. Call Terri at 1-877-814-4516
Ufn

Advertising Reps Dixie Coun-
ty Advocate Local paper with
large ad base.'Seeking to expand
Competitive salary plus excellent
commission fax resume 498-0420
or e-mail ,:ditori'dcaivocate.net
Ufn

Central Florida Electric Coop-
erative is seeking a Meter Read-
er. We are looking for someone
special because, not just anyone.
can do this work.'If you are self-
motivated, enthusiastic, can
think on your feet anddon't mind
hard work then maybe we can
help you build a career. We need
help. but we aren't willing to set-
tle for second best. This work is-
n't easy and requires willingness
to work in all kinds of weather.
Other requirements are: HS
diploma or GED; minimum age
18; good driving record; work
alone after training: passing.se-
ries of written test; learning to
read complex maps and capable
of performing physically de-
manding, fast-paced work. Com-
petitive salary and benefits. Ap-
ply at Central Fla. Electric Coop--
erative, 1124 N. Young Blvd.,
Chiefland or e-mail resume to
hra.-cfec.com. Application dead-
line is 5pm, 10 22 07. Successful
completion of pre-employment
physical,, drug test and back-
ground check is a condition of
employment. Drug Free Work-
place/EOE
42 43

HOME BUSINESS Christian,
owned company expanding. In-
ternet and phone needed. Unlim-
ited earning potential. :Not re-
stricted to local geographics.
Wonderful company great prod-
ucts, a proven system. Part or
full-time. Extra cash or career.
Build your own retirement.
www.freedomin4steps.com/jimh
urst or call 352-498-3927 Pastor
Jim Hurst. 42,43,44

ACCOUNT CLERK 1 Clerical
accounting work involving a lim-
ited range of duties to support
the College's system of financial
resources involving but not limit-
ed'to accounts payable, property
records maintenance, subsidiary
ledger maintenance and data en-
try Serves as backup cashier. Ap-
plicant must be experienced in
handling and balancing cash,
transactions. High School gradu-
ate plus two years of business of-
fice experience. Must be comput-
er literate and experienced in
word processing and data spread-
sheets Special consideration will
be given to applicants with an As-
sociate degree or certificate in re-
lated area. Salary $19,602.00 An-
nually plus benefits. Application
must be received by October 24,
2007. Applications and full posi-
tion details are available on our
website at:
http://www.lakecitycc.edu
42,43

RUN'S NEEDED Cross City Re-
hab is looking to hire RN's for
FT,PT, and PRN positions. For in-
formation or inquiries, call 498-
2005, Maria, or stop by CC Rehab
to pick up application. 42,43

Maintenance Position Avail-
able 32hrs, must have experi-
ence in Plumbing, electrical, car-
penter painting and Sheetrock,
drug free work place. Valid dri-
vers license and transportation.
352-498-3175
Ufn.

Project Superintendent and
Carpenter Foreman Provide
resume and references. Salary
negotiable depending experi-
ence. Phone (386) 462-1982- Fax
(386) 462-1780.
43

VOCATIONAL REHABILITA-


TION COUNSELOR Provide
guidance and counseling to indi-
viduals w/ disabilities to obtain
and maintain competitive em-
. ployment. BA degree in educa-
ion social, behavioral or reha-
bilitatie science. year of pro-
fessional counseling experience.
Master's degree can substitute
for required experience. Must
have excellent written and verbal
communication skills and be
computer literate. Salary $35k.
Ben. Incl. Medical, dental, vision,
403B. I ife ins., LTD & more. Back-
ground check required. Fax re-
sume: 386-754-1269 or Phone: 386-
754-1675 or e-mail to Barbarahar-
rington @vr. fl doe.,or g
EOE/DFWP 43,44

REACH II Early Literacy
Coach Anderson Elementary
School- Qualification: Three (3)
or more years of exemplary re-
search-based early childhood
teaching. A graduate degree in
early childhood education
and/or National Board Certifica-
tion. Active participation in re-
cent professional development in
c.cientifically based reading re-
search. Successful provider of
professional development. Avail-.
ability to travel to training loca-
tions and multi-day planning and
professional development meet-
ings. Employment:"2007-2008"
School Year Application Open
Until filled- Contact: Michael
Whirtingtonr. Personnel Director
Dixie District Schools, PO Box
890 Cross City, Florida 32628.
Phone (352) 498-6141 Fax (352) 498-
1279.. We are an affirmative ac-
tion equal opportunity employ-
er. 43

Program Specialist, Excep-
tional Student Education-
qualifications: Master's Degree,
from an accredited educational
institution. Certification in Ex-
ceptional Student Education.'
Minimum, of three (3) years
teaching experience in Excep-
tional Student Educati,.n. Eim-,
ploy ment: "2007-2008" School
Year


UAL ASSAULT SERVICES: In-
dividual counseling and support
groups for women and offered
through Another Way, Inc Ser-
vices are confidential and free.
Contact any of our Outreach of-
fices at 352-486-3305, 352-498-1293,
(386) 758-4843, or (386) 792-2747 for
an appointment or the location
and times or group counseling.
Another. way, Inc, also provides
two 24-hour crises lines. Sexual
Assault 1-866-875-7983 Domestic
Violence 1-800-500-1119, informa-
tion and referral services, legal
advocacy, community education,
and professional training for law
enforcement, health care and edu-
cational personnel.
Ufn
AA MEETINGS-Wednesday
night, 8:00 pm at eh fellowship
Baptist church, in Steinhatchee,
Florida. Ufn '

*AA MEETINGS-Monday nights,
8:00 pm, Cross City Church of
Christ, McArthur Street, across
form Gooding Funeral Home.
Call 1-800-613-0164 ufn

Problems with drug or alcohol
addiction in a loved one? Don't
know- whom to turn to for
help? Contact drug -Rehab Re-
source for a free confidential
consultation to find the help
you need. Call today. 1-866-649-
1594 or find out more at
www.drugrehabresource.net .
Don't wait.


nance, Cash Out, Lower Monthly
Payments, Less Than Perfect
Credit, Manufactured Homes,
Construction Loans, Hard Equity,
Self Employed/No Income Verifi-
cation, Reverse Mortgages, Land,
Commercial Property. Kymco
Mortgage Phone 1-877-
346-0100



ring with diamonds around the
"J" lost in Cotton State Insurance
parking lot in Cross City Senti-
mental reasons and if found RE-
WARD 352-498-2276 or 352-356-
3050 43


Services









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School Sports


BEARS, continued from page one

intercepted a pass. The Bears, on a bad call, relinquished
the ball to the Trojans at the end of the third quarter. The
*fourth
quarter
started
and the
Dix ie
defen.
sive line
stopped
the Tro-
jan d- Photo by Chuck Eton
ve andg Scott and

over on0.
downs.
Quarter- 1,
back -' ,"
Keen, Photo by Chuck Elton
using Scott and
Aaron Corbitt... the ball down field to within striking dis-
tance of the goal. Corbitt, thundering like a freight train
pulling a line of boxcars, took the ball to around the ten
yard line. Scott took over and on a six yard run, dipped and ,
slipped his way into the end zone to score. Keen'makes the
conversion dash in, and Dixie County is well on the way to
spoiling Homecoming for the Trojans.

The Trojans make one more touchdown, and extra point, but
as Dixie recovers an on-side kick, Hamilton will have to take
it on the chin for this years homecoming as the Bears win'
34-24. Coach Wilkerson after the game told the team; You
showed heart and fortitude, we played well 'against a good
ball team tonight. We played physical and with determina-
tion. We still got to get better, we missed a few tackles and
big plays, but we'll get better and go on." The Bears are four
and three with a couple of tough games ahead. The Bears ,
travel next week to Taylor County, facing the Bulldogs. This
is a game that is always exciting and is a district game as
well. Bears, stay focused, get better and do your best. GO
BIG RED!


RANGERS END SEASON

AT LAKE BUTLER

by John Kelley
The Ruth Rains Middle School ended their regular season
losing to the Tigers of Lake Butler 32-14.

The Rangers played a tough game against a very athletic
Tiger team, but were unable to overcome them before the
end of the game. Javonta Jones scored for the Rangers dur-
ing the first half. The Rangers were plagued by turn-overs
throughout the game and this proved to be the Rangers un-
doing.

Despite the problems the Rangers had holding on to the
ball, there were some outstanding plays and players during.
the game. Kelby Lamar continued to. play tough on both
sides as the game progressed even though the Rangers were
behind. Lamar scored in the last quarter on an eighty yard
break-out run to the end zone. Zack Cassidy added the extra
point.

Zack Cassidy is the up and coming rising star kicker for
Dixie County, as he. shows great promise to be even better
than his brother Micah "'Kicker" Cassid.y, who was the out-
standing kicker with the varsity team last year. The Coach-
es told the team after the game, that they never gave up and
played hard to the end.

Last Tuesday. October 9. the RRMS Rangers football team
was treated with a great meal at the
Cypress Inn by the following:

Mike and Robin Cassidy
Frank & Minnie Ann Robson
Ricky Robson Logging
Roger & Jennifer Robson
Cassidy Heat & Air
Janice Strickland

Thanks to these wonderful parents, grandparents and busi-
nesses for once again supporting our youth!

RRMS Football Team, Coaches, & Watergirls



DCHS SADD
(Students. Against Destructive Decisions Formerly Teen
Court) want to spread the word about the dangers of under-
age alcohol use & abuse.

For Example.........
FSS 562.11 l(a)'
Did you know........... ..It is unlawful for any person to sell,
give, serve, or permit to be served, alcoholic beverages to a ,
person under 21 years of age or to permit a person under 21
years of age to consume such beverages

Did you know..........A person'who violates this subpara-
graph commits a misdemeanor of the second degree

FSS 322.057 Discretionary revocation or suspension of dri-
ver's license for certain persons who provide alcohol to per-
sons under 21 years of age.-- The court may order the de-
partment to withhold the issuance of, or suspend or revoke,
the driver's license of a, person who is found guilty of a vio-
lation of s. 562.11(1)(a) for not less than 3 months or more
than 6 months for a first violation and for 1 year for any
subsequent violation.


The JV Football Team, Coaches, and
Water Girls would like to thank
Southern Abstract & Title
for Feeding the team before the game.
We appreciate your support of our
team!


dV LOSESI~ N OVERT11VIME.


Chuck Elton Photo


by John Kelley
The JV Bears traveled to Gainesville to take on the PK
Yojpge Blue Waves' last Thursday night, losing in an overtime
sltqotout 22-to 14. The Bears scored first on a Travis Pierce
carry He added the conversion for two points and the Bears
take the first lead. The Blue Wave answered at the end of the
first quarter, to tie the score. Both teams in the second quar-
ter remained scoreless. The second half saw the Blue Wave
take advantage of/a fumble recovery and score. The conver-
sion was stopped, when Pierce intercepted the pass. This
was to be the only score during the third quarter as both
teams struggled to gain an advantage over the other. The
Bears finally got a break in the fourth quarter with a little
less than two minutes in the game when,' they recovered, a
PK fumble. Mike West on the fourth play, ran the ball in for
the score, slipping tackles on a mad forty yard dash. The
score was tied and the Bears missed the two point conver-
sion, throwing the game into overtime.

The Blue Wave took the ball first and scored in five plays,
turning the ball over to the Bears, adding 8 points to the
score. The Bears took the ball and tried, but failed on a pass
attempt that
was intercept-
ed. Thisend.
ed the game
and the sea-
son for time JV
team. Coach I .
Bennett was
quite proud of
the team, as
he told them
in the post
game huddle"
Throughout the season I have seen you grow and develop
into young men. This was a growing experience for you this
year You have played hard. had a good season and matured
as players. Three overtime games between bigger and bad-
der teams is something to look back on."





The Dixie Education Foundation, Inc. has raised $10,000 to-
wards the Kaplan project and are working hard to meet
their goal of $12.500 by the end of October: This project will
benefit every Dixie Comunty student and will be matched
100%0. by the State of Florida.

Fpr information on how you can contribute please contact
Carol West at 498-5572 or Kay Harden, Mary Miller, Cindy
Bellot, Doreen Lamb or Gary Poore.


Lady Bears Pen Bulldogs


their sets against the Bulldogs.


Photos and story
by Chuck Elton
Volleyball season
is almost over and
the Lady Bears
traveled to Bell
this week to put
the Bulldogs in
the doghouse until
next year. The Ju-
nior Varsity and
Varsityteams won


The JV Lady Bears put away the Bulldogs with two
straight 25 18 games.Jenna Coe served a great game with
13 service points. And China Dawson drilled 11 service
points home for the

Bears. With numerous digs by Brittany Pinner and Ashley
Carter, setter Kelsey VanAernam and Malena Rollison was
able to set up kills by Lindsey Locke and Caysi Dey

The Varsity Bulldogs were not put in the dog box as easily
as the JV Bulldogs. After a hard fought first game the
Bears put the Bulldogs down with a 25 23 win. But the
Bulldogs came by in the second game and won 25 -15.
Games three and four "when on for awhile" with the Lady
Bears finally closing the door on the Bulldogs 25 -23 and 25
-21.

Kayla Clemens had 4 aces for the night and 24 services
points. Jaime Van Aernamn was right behind her with 3
aces and 19 services points for the night. In addition,
Jaime had 16 assists. Jessica Chewning had 8 assists and
set up the "killers" Britni Robson (11 kills), Kayla Turner.
(9 kills), Cassie Land (4 kills) and Jenny Hodge (3
kills).Taryn Hodge did her part with 3 digs/saves. All in all
it was a great night for the Dixie Bears.


The DCHS Varsity Football Team and Coaches would
like to thank
Hill & Cobb Insurance Agency
for sponsoring the theal before the Bears traveled to
Hamilton County. The boys enjoyed the meal and time
spent together as a ,.
team %yhule gettngirea4dy tffhe game.

Thanks agpi for 6tfr continued support of Dixie
countyy Football. '
Varsity Football Team &
Coaches


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15-12. The
Varsity ladies
put up a good fight. bu
weren't as fortunate...there scores were 17-25. 25-19. 22-25.
and 16-25. Good luck this week ladies!!


LJ, LAKE CITY
IMM4 itri i l [Bii[
ADJUNCT
INSTRUCTORS
FOR SPRING 2008
Business Math.
Classes are MW 8:30pm and
ST 6:30pm. Master's in
Business, Accounting or other
related field. Contact Tracy
Hickman at 386-754-4324'or
hickmant(a)lakecitycc.edu
for more details.
Cosmetology
To teach Nail Tech program
on Wed. & Thurs. from 8:15-
4:45. Nail Tech license and 2
years experience in the field
required. AA degree with
license preferred. Contact
Carol.McLean 386-754-4352
or email
mcleanc(lakecityccedu
English,-Psychology '
Must have Master's degree
w/minimum 18 graduate
hours in field. Contact Holly
Smith at 386-754-4369
or email
smithhollYv(lakecitvcc.edu
Developmental
Mathematics
Day & Evening classes must
have Bachelor's degree in a
math related field.
College Level Mathematics
Evening classes. Must have
Master's degree in
Mathematics or Master's
degree with 18 graduate
credit hours in Mathematics.
Physical Science
Internet section. Must have
Master's degree in Physical
Science or Master's degree
w/18 hours graduate credit
hours in Physical Science.
Zoology
Internet Section. Must have a
master's degree in Zoology or
a Master's degree w/18
graduate hrs in Zoology.
Contact Paula Cifuentes at'
386-754-4260 or email at
cifuentespnlakecitvcc.edu
Applicants must provide copy
of transcripts. A/l foreign
transcripts/degrees must be
submitted with an official
translation and evaluation.
Application available at
www.lakecitycc.edu
LCCC is accredited by the
Southern Association
of Colleges and Schools
VP/ADA/EA/EO College in
Education & Employment


JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

The Dixie County Board of
County Commissioners is ac-
cepting applications for a
TRUCK DRIVER FOR THE
SOLID WASTE DEPART-
MENT. This is a full time
position that includes health
insurance, life insurance,
paid vacation, paid holidays
and Florida retirement.
Must have Class A CDL
and driving experience. If
you have questions, contact
Joe Ruth Solid Waste Coordi-
nator at (352) 356-0033 be-
tween 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Applications are available at
the Dixie County Commis-
sioners' Office at the Dixie
County Courthouse and will
be accepted through 5 p.m.
on Tuesday October 30, 2007.

Applications are NOT
available at the Road De-
partment or Solid Waste
Department.

Beginning pay is $9.75 per
hour.

A pre employment drug test
is required. Dixie County is
a drug free Workplace and an
EOE.
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Legals


In the Circuit Court of the 3rd Judicial Circuit,
In and for Dixie County, Florida

Case No. 00-307-CA
Petitioner: Beverly Ethel Miller
And
Respondent: Donald Michel Miller

Notice of Action for Dissolution of Marriage

TO: Donald Michel Miller
302 Pleasant St
Kunkle, OH 43531

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that
you are required to serve a copy of witness defenses, if any, to it on Bev-
erly Ethel Miller whose address is (Dixie County Clerk of Court) 214 NE
351 HWY, Cross City, FL 32628, on or before Oct. 10, 2007 and the file
original with the clerk of this Court at 214 NE 351 HWY Cross City, FL
32628, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to
do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded
in the petition.

Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are
available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office. You may review
these documents upon request.

You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office notified of your
current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida
Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in
this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk's of-
fice.

WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, re-
quires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information.
Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or
striking of pleadings.

Dated: August 27, 2007
Dana D. Johnson
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: Kim V. Wade 41,42,43,44
Deputy Clerk 41,42,43,44



Legal Notice 43,44

Invitation To Bid
Bid Proposal No 001-614-07
Town of Horseshoe Beach
PO Bou 4'7
Horsesbhoe Beach, Fl 320640

The Town ot'Horseshoe Beach will receive bids for a Medium duty 4- wheel Drive
Diesel 1Trator with the following specifications and accessories

Speclfications. PTD Horseprwer 25 to 35
Hydrotadic Steering
Synchromesh transmission I 2Fx Ilk
tndepensent PTO
Hdrustanc li crapacity' minimum 2(i40 Ib
3 Point Hitch
Water Cooled Engine
Safety lights and rear wodrlng lights
A iustable ddra, bar
tndustnil tirmn

Accessries. Rear backhoe aaachmeni with 8' digging depth. 9 reach from
Pisot, bucket digging c Ilnder force rnumunium of 2800 Ibs.. 24"
Bukel, craning capacity minimum of 350 Ih

Front loader with 740 lbs. Lift capacity at piota pin ( Max ht.)

5-ft Rotary Cuder- medium duty with 2- ts ofspare blades

Ballast box for 3-point hitch corneclioi,

Proposal shall include 4-hours ofowner instruction on cmse and maintenance.
Bids will be opened on November I" at the regular meeting of the Town Council at 6:00
P M. Deadline lfor submitting bids k 4-00 P M. October 31. 2007. Contact Beverly
Miller for addidtonal informiaon regarding this bid. Phone 352- -98-5234 FAX 352-498-
3009




Noijo is herebs gi'en ihs The Town o Horsfeshoe Bch,Florida wil hold a punic hearing

on dhs paIs ge of the proposed (kOdmance hiih amerds he GA Can Ordmne, dhe publbk hamng

shall be held he. To-wn Hall in F-k,.esho ut heili, Flrind. on Noveml*r '1, 200O

at i m.The tite of thepropoedordinance i

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TO4N OF HORSESHOE
BEACH, FLORIDA, ALLOWING GOLF CARTS ON
CERTAIN TOWN STREETS TRSUANT TO CHAPTER
3lt212. FLORIDA STATUTES. PLACING REQUIREMENTS
WITH MINIMUM AX I REQUIREMENTS FOR,
OPERATING GOLF CARTS PROVIDING FOR
SEVERABILrITAND PROVIDINGAN EFFECTIVE DATE.

The proposed ordirwn'te navbe im ipec-td bs th publh at C HRD in the police of the Town

Cleri Bccr lMilkr

Allmembers of the public axe wekonieto iurid. N oni i tuneher hereb. givrn, punuan it

Florida Statie 2S6.0105, lhar anypetson or ptr"ioru d&rcdinmg SpFilj Mn. rmut r im.inired at th

pubi heating will need a record of the hearing and rsay need to ensure that a verbatim tecotd of the

pioceedings is nde, which record includes the stimnonyand evid ce upon which-the appeals to be
based .

DATED this.1j.. dayof QOctber ,2007, by BEVERLY MILLEB. Town Cerk ao'



AENDE D ORDINANI: NO 007-10


AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF HORSESHOE
BEACH, FLORIDA, ALLOWING GOLF CARTS ON
CERTAIN TOWN STREETS PURSUANT TO CHAPTER
316.212 FLORIDA STATTrrE S. PLACNG REQUIREMENTS
WITH MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMF NTS FOR
OPERATING GOIF CARTS PROVIDING FOR
SEVERABILIfT AND PRODDING AN EFFECrTVE DATE.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COL.NCiL OF THE TOKN O1

HORSESHmOE BEACH, FLORIDATHAT:

Secol. It is in the inrerestof the Ton Couail ol Rt*. h. B
casns on ceain stuees ptasuantto Section 316212 Florida Statuses,

Section 2, TAe Town Cu t cil hereby finds at golf cans, if operated pope anay safely

travel overtue stits desaed below'within the Town of Iiitseshoe Beach, Florida.

Section3. A golf cat (nay be operated 0s al own strcts within the Town of elotseshe


Beach over which the town has primary jurisdiction pursuant to Section 316,006 Florida Stante

(2002) which include all town streets and comutyroads within he town lins.

Section 4, Golf carts shallbe operated on the following oads: every ad that is with

cttiegap,

Section Golf caus y be opted 24 homs a dy and r eyi t be equ ped it

headlights, bra htu signals and a windshid when opemtedfrom sunset to sunrise.

Section 6. Golf carts must be equpped with efficient brakes, reliable steering, safe tires,

r view minor, and red ef or waning devices in both front and nrearatall times.


The Dixie County SHIP Program will begin taking new applications on Octo-
ber 22, 2007.

Currently, we are trying to locate past SHIP applicants who may have applied
and thought to be on a waiting list. These are individuals who have needed
emergency repairs or who are looking for down payment assistance. These
are also individuals who have a wood frame or masonry home who are in need
of repairs. Mobile home repairs are NOT applicable.

For additional information, please contact the SHIP office at 498-0002. Office
hours are Wed. and Fri from 8:30-5:30. Other times leave a message and you
will be contacted. 40,41,42,43



i N TEIa CilPLIT COURT ,OF THE T THIRD rI IlTICL.A CiPCurT
'0F THE STATE OF FLOkIDA. IN SOJD FOP. DiLXI COUiNThY

OD' ID H. CLARK. JR., INC..
a Florida co.rporalion


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.uina J Rile
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YOUi .RE IJEREB1 No rIFIED thal i orccl..:.u oe ,non h oI .eer fileJ a n:,t' V'oJ ,.n
d'o ..il .A ]ing de.0enl ,.'d prop.rr,. 1.. 'A
Lot 6, Llarks Subdhislon. Unit II, a subdislolon in Secton 35, Tomshlip q
South, Range 13 Eat. according to dh. Plat recorded in Plat Book 1. Page- !q.
Public Records of DLaie County. Florida.

rd a,nu .rc rE quired ,c. file a ,nrm r, rt O nf e o.1t: i.I. LCi:.n l ,Ole.e A P, o"', 01"o ...1 ,r-I
deUeiL, i .n s, u on stephen C. Booth. Esquire, .1fihe to tlrmin fBooth &a Cok. P.A. l51
Rid c RP..., P .n RIcRi e Flnd.. -HndS. l r i- t thirr.-, I i1 da< ornt thc da1 te of fir t pobtt b.i
,d file te onr, inaJ .ih ,nhe Cler' of1-he CutC.utt .. un er her re ser..'i.. un, PlaorA fOt, n.me'
n oln ,l.31 1'.hCrrt .rter.. A.leMs Lit. a Di ,iaal s millJ b e e red i ,_ji ,u A .r t' c ,tel m,,rl .-d
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in trumeni Prepaied B\
Siphen C. Booth, Esquire
BooLh & Cook, P. ,
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The Cross City City Council

Meeting on October 22nd

will be held at 2:30 p.m.




The meeting on the fourth

Monday of the month will

be held at 2:30 p.m. until

further notice.


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Section 7. Golf cars hall .icd gular moixr veoi:k trait wthen is app-ar hns thek

a-ift 5 5ong51k.n B oiaumng and shOll in evcry Mrnt. vicU tl police aend enrgrnmi s hils.

SectieS8. NA go'l sari .uJ beh operated by anyone urder 'I ~ge ut 16 swar upon anv tO'n

streetwihinthe Townof H toe Beah Florida. L .

Secttin9, N, golf can shdi be rpeed .)r. the trerts within di Town of l-oreshoc BeN.h

pumlanw It the secuon unks dienr i a n i m-tilcet mriane po.ke' uo cming the gAl asM It s alibte

ihe reponsibiL'tlhe vfi wruf 11101dgolf crn to obtain 1.3irniniiOii :ro>e -Overing th lfislit

and canv proof of rtme at all uns doinng w6aih the covered gll aisn s operaed on sil town meets

.shln the Tomi of Horu.she Bech over w h the Todwn hastrim, unudi t' purMam to

Sesixn 31b 006 Flornda Sares (2002) '11 rumainmn .Uant.i of r tcipr1 d insurance coverage sharih

SM.COJ per pesonobodily injury, .1CO.O per in.kniupirsp.rcv aand ur.abtll.i.

Section l. Golf cari use inrendd Ior residnatsond -rmicnt.u HorseshoeBeach, &

Cotnn~ail leasmng of gf cam lor usr on Lhe st'.r and iroad. il br'aho Bnai Floti mai



Section 11.t A violaWon of tiis Otinance is a non-rinmualstit i nfacion, pinislable

puriMtssto (hpter318 Florida SuruM as either a rmvng chain for inafraioan of subsection (1)

section (2), subsection (3), or subsection (4), or as a non- n viola tion for infkactios of

subsection (5) and (6).

Section I. This Ordinance rpeals all prior Odinttces on.golf carts n Hiorssh Bralo h,





Section 13. If any section, ponobn or plasu of this Odimnnce is nlled invaWlid or
saconstitiomlbyanycounofcompntenjutisdictionlhennAindeofthisOrdinance shemalinin -
fuliforce nd effect.
Sectdon 14. This Odinanceallbcomne efectivemoiaelypofinaladoplion.
PASSED onft reading after dig infu this day of 2007.
-PASSEDonsecond fading bytitlelonyonhis dayof .2007.

FNALLY adopd on third mading in full and after pubic hearing on the day of
,2007. .
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SAGENDA- ...
Regular Meeting- Dixie County Courthouse
Commission Meeting Room
October 18, 2007 6:00 PM

The Dixie County Board of County ,Commissioners of Dixie County, Florida,
will meet on Thursday, October 18, 2007, 6:00 PM in a regular meeting in the
County Commissioners Meeting Room, in theDixie County Courthouse, Cross
City, Florida.

1. Call to Order

2. Invocation and Pledge to the American Flag

3. Approval of Commission Minutes

4. James Philmon
RE: Boat Ramp in Jena

5. EACF, Epilepsy Association of Central Florida
RE: Proclamation

6. James and Eric West
RE: Tree Trimming Services.

7. Synergy Solutions .
A) Discussion of FCT project award status for three proposed pro-
jects '
1. Jena Boat Ramp Parking
2. Yellow Jacket Boat Ramp Parking
3. Horseshoe Beach Marina.

B) Preparing Stakeholders for the 11/2/07 FCT public hearing in
Tallahassee.

C) Award of Multi-year Contract for Land Acquisition and Develop-
ment Funding to Synergy Solutions for FL -

D) Presentation of potential sites for public land acquisition in 2008
through 100 % funding by FCT

8. Tony Johns, Suwannee Water and Sewer District Manager

9. Bailey, Bishop, & Lane

10. Bettie Gail Osteen, Indigent Healthcare Agent

11. Joe Ruth, Solid Waste Coordinator

12. -Jerry Prater, Veterans Service Officer

13. Rita Harris, Harris Administrative Services, Inc.

14. Steinhatchee Water

15. Jack Spivey, Building and Zoning

16. John Jenkins, Zoning Official

17. Howard Reed, County Road Superintendent

18. Tim Alexander, Emergency Services Director

19. Cindy Bellot, Librarian

20. Arthur Bellot,'County Coordinator
a.) NFEDP, Rural Economic Development Leadership Academy
b.) Contract for Planning Services

21. Leenette McMillan, County Attorney

22. Dana Johnson, Clerk of Court
a.) Financial Status Report

23. County Commission Items

24. Vouchers Approved

25. 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 partici-
pate in this proceeding should contact (352) 486-4931 (Voice & TDD) or via
Florida Relay Service at (800) 955-8771." 43









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KENNY UPSHAW FOOTBALL

DIXE FIGHTING BEARS (7-9)
YEAR OLD DIVISION

by Mike Thomas
The Dixie Fighting Bears defeated Brandford Saturday 30-0.
The bears scored first when quarterback Cameron McFall
handed off to
.. -. -. ... .- -- Clifford Jack-
~...._..... .. ,~ son for a 60
S. ,* yard run and 6-
"'' k '' i 0 lead. Aaron
I -. Thomas added
the kick (which
counts as two
~'"-^ points) for a
bear 8-0 lead.
-.. .,. After the bear
defense held
"'.-,*'; .'t, -. /- ;f ." ; ; ','i* f-' ..l i-/:; i.' .'; '.i ; / r d'
bass from quarterback Cameron McFall 60yardsfor a Brandford on 3
|core L.plays, McFall
found Jontavious Page on a pass play that resulted in Paige
outrunning the defense for a touchdown. Thomas' kick was
good and the bears led 16-0. The bears got the ball back then.
scored again on a pass play from Cameron McFall to Aaron
Thomas to make the score 22-0, the two point kick made it, 24-
0. Clifford Jackson finished the scoring for the bears with a
touchdown run, his second of the game to finish the'scoring
for the bears.


The fight-
ing bears
are current-
ly 6-0 and
play in
Trenton
against an
improved
Cardinal


team this .
Saturday at '-.R ,: '
noon. The .
champi- ''
onship ;
game will ,
feature the i.. .- -
Fighting .
Bears at B 'c, 'te" radt's st',.iii
Bruce Boyette
Stadium on Saturday October 27 at 6:30pm.


The White Springs Folk Club
At The Telford Hotel, River Street, White Springs, Florida
Proudly Presents
Cindy Kallet &
Grey Larsen

Cindy Kallet's music was a huge in-
spiration for starting our jik c hb.'
Cindy Kallet and Grey Larsen, each
well-known and loved for their
decades of music making, have .
joined musical forces in a new duo: .
Cindy is a superb singer, guitarist, ', -.-
songwriter, and multi-instrumen-
talist. Grey is one of America's -
finest
Players of the Irish flute and tin
whistle, as well as an accomplished
singer and concertina, fiddle, piano
and harmonium player. As composers each has contributed
to the unique tapestry of contemporary folk and world music
as it exists and flourishes in America today. Together, they
Weave songs and tunes of vibrant color and rich texture.

Scott Alarik of The Boston Globe calls Cindy "...one of folk
music's most respected songwriters... provocative, heartwise,
and original ...a brilliant guitarist... ". Mike Joyce of the
Washington Post calls Grey "... a gifted multi-instrumentalist
who consistently demonstrates his melodic finesse," while
The New Mexico Daily describes
his playing as "positively spellbinding".

The duo's repertoire includes Cindy's sparkling original
songs, distinctive settings of traditional Irish music, Scandi-
havian fiddle duets, old-time fiddle and guitar tunes from
southern Indiana, and new music that Cindy and Grey are in-
venting together. There is plenty of variety and breadth of
musical territory here, all deeply rooted in folk traditions;
and interwoven with the renaissance and baroque counter-'
point in which both Cindy and Grey, coincidentally,'were im-
mersed while growing up.

Included are vocal duets, guitar, Irish flute, Irish alto flute,
tin whistle, concertina, harmonium, and duet fiddling, and
plenty of stories that put the music into a personal context.
For more on Cindy and Grey, please visit
http://www.cindykallet.com and
http://www.greylarsen.com..

For More Information: Walter McKenzie
mckenziew@alltel.net


G.E.D. CLASSES

Dixie District Schools Adult Education Program is excited to be
offering evening G.E.D. classes at no cost to the GED student.
Registration and classes will be held this month October 15, 16,
23, 25, 29,.& 30, 2007 at two locations for your convenience.

Location
Dixie County High School Vocation Business Lab
Days & Time:Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location:
Old Town Education Complex Computer Lab.
Days & Time: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, 6:00 PM to 9:00
PM

At time of registration, please bring a photo ID and S.S. Card. If
the student is under 18 years of age a parent/guardian must be
present.

If we can be of further assistance please call, Michael Whitting-
ton or Donna Wright at Old Town Education Complex (352) 498-
6141.


,The kindergarten classes
of Old Town Elementary
-r -would like to say a very
special THANK YOU to
some of our community
helpers for our wonderful
--. visits during Fire Preven-
AM.. tion Week.

On Monday we enjoyed a
visit from the Old Town
Fire Department. The
students were treated to a puppet show to learn about fire
safety Next they were shown the fire truck and the tools
the firemen use to take care of a fire and what a fireman
looks like in the full firefighter's uniform. Afterwards they
were given the opportunity to spray water from fire truck
hoses. In the last part of the program, the students crawled
through a classroom filled up with fake smoke to model how
a house might look if it were on fire. The students were giv-
en "goodie bags" to take home.

On Wednesday, we enjoyed a visit from our Sheriff's Depart-
ment and they brought with them the friendly canine
Howdy They spoke with the students about how the Sher-
iff's Department takes care of them and their families.
Howdy gave the students a demonstration of how he finds
drugs hidden in different spots. 'The students really enjoyed
his performance. The students had a chance to cleck out
the inside of the patrol car and see the lights and sirens in
action.

Later in the day onl Wednesday, we' enjoyed a visit from the'
Emergency Medical Services Department.' The students
toured an actual ambulance. "Andy" the junior ambulance
talked with the students about when to call the ambulance
and what happens when you are put into an ambulance and
taken to the hospital.

On Thursday, the Forestry Department came and brought
with them the famous Smokey Bear. The students watched
a video about fire safety in the woods., the men gave a very
informational talk about fires in the woods and then
Smokey appeared for much-loved hugs.

Our students enjoyed the visits and learned some valuable
information from each of the departments. They all did a
wonderful job and we want to say a \ery big THANK YOU
for jobs well done.



CHURCH OF GOD OF CROSS CITY
PREPPING FOR NEW HOME


Photo by Ronnie Williams
Land Clearing is underway for the future home of the Cross
City Church of God, according to Pastor Ed Ivey The
church is currently located at 216 Se 271st Street (Kenneth
Street) in Cross City



Don't Forget...The 23rd annual Down Home Days is coming

As the weather cools, it brings with it the scent of excite-
rhent and anticipation of the 23rd Annual Down Home Days.
Join the community on November 3rd for fun, food, and
crafts. Our Down Homie Days is being hosted this'year at the
Trenton Community Church, just 2 miles west of the traffic
light in Trenton. So grab your neighbor and meet us there
on Saturday, November 3rd from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM. For
more information or to be a vendor, please contact Merle at,
352-463-1057.
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'qhe Sophomore class would like to thank the followingpeople jor all
their help anisupport with our float and-bannerfor homecoming Cast
week:

qMr. goey Ienderson for letting us borrow his airplane hangar, qMrs.
Denee' -urst for letting us use one of Anderson 'Eementary's cCass-
rooms, qMr. Bo Markham for his trailer, the ~Kwik 'Pi or bring-
ing chicken to the kids andparents working on the float one night, aCC
oftheparents andkids that workedon the fiat and banner,
our sponsors, !Mr. Len 'Beckham for letting us use his'truck topull
the float, andcMr. Ronnie and Mrs. Marie .funtfor driving
our foat in the parade.

T'hank you very much for everything you've'done! We're very sorry if
there is anyone that we've left out.

Vice President, qMegan -lfunt


ALL -FESTIVAL

AND GUN SHOW


The Annual .
Fall Festival '
and Gun !...f .
Show at the .
Trail Riders'" *: ,-
Club on Sat- .- .
urday wasa .
big hit with "
attendees. '"
The weather
appeared to r '.. "..,.
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ordered for a "
day of out-
door fun and ''. '-
shopping. A I,,,i, '.
variety of -
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was avail-, ,
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as assorted outdoor products, novelty items and great food.
If you missed it, be sure to mark your calendar for next
year.

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Sto six-year
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tendee
Mitchell
S, Hodge, The
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Thursday, October 25, 2007 at 5,30 p.m. I

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Building

A 1 Everyone interested in participating in I
Powder-puff should attend.
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Florida Stone Crab Claws --
They're Back!
Tallahassee, FL- Yes, fresh Florida stone crab
claws are due back invrestaurants and
seafood markets starting Qctober 15th. This
is a red letter day for the locals and visitors
eagerly awaiting the opening of the stone
crab season that runs through May 15th.
These claws are a perfect treat for those fall
football gatherings and holiday parties,
The beauty of this prized delicacy is that you
bring it home cooked and ready- to-eat. Just
crack the shells and enjoy the delectable,
sweet-tasting meat dipped in melted butter or
your favorite signature
sauce. -
The majority of Flori-
da stone crab claws are l
commercially harvest-
ed off
the southern tip of
Florida's peninsula -
from Sarasota to Fort ..
Lauderdale. Stone
crabs are caught in traps and only the claws
that meet, a regulated size are taken. The live
stone crabs are then returned to
the water where they regenerate new claws
in about 18 months.
The fresh claws are cooked immediately after
harvest and sold
fresh-cooked or frozen in seafood markets.
Fresh-cooked claws can be
stored for three to four days packed in ice or
in the coldest part of the refrigerator. To
freeze, keep only the claws that are complete-
ly intact and free from cracks in the shell.,
The thick shell will protect
the meat for up to six months in a home
freezer. To thaw the claws completely, allow
12 to 18 hours in the refrigerator. The quality,
flavor and texture of the meat will be com-
promised if the claws are thawed under run-
ning water.
To eat, crack the shell using a crab cracker
or the back of a heavy pboon. Carefully re-
move the cracked shell pieces (they can be
sharp), leaving the meat attached to the
moveable pincer. The meat can also be:
picked from the claws and used as an ingre-
dient in other recipes.
Approximately 2.5 pounds of cooked stone
crab claws will yield 1 pound of meat.
When in season, Florida stone crab claws
can be bought at your local fish market, su-
permarket and from suppliers that sell on-
l hine. Many
restaurants also feature stone crab claws
during the holiday season. Be sure to always
ask for Florida stone crab claws as there are
look-a-likes that do not have the same deli-
cious taste.
Note: It is important to understand it is,
against the law to rnisbrand seafood. The two
species of stone crab, Menippi adina and
Menippi
mercenaria, and their hybrids, harvested in
Florida, other Gulf Coast states, and the
Caribbean are the-only crabs allowed to be
labeled "stpne crab." It is illegal to label and
advertise crabs from Chile and,
Jonah crabs as stone crabs.
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get together, try the following recipe.


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3 pounds medium Florida stone crab
claws, chilled
1/2 cup Florida sugar
1/2 cup rice wine vinegar
1/4 cup Florida honey
1/2 cup Florida orange or tangerine juice
8 hearts of palm, fresh or canned
1/4 cup red onions, thinly
sliced

peppers, roasted, thinly
sliced
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ines, peeled and segmented
1/4 cup fresh Florida tarragon leaves
2 cups fresh Florida spinach, finely
chopped
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
1 tablespoon fresh Florida parsley, fine-
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cer; leaving the meat attached to the remain-
ing pincer.: Set aside. In a small saucepan,
combine the sugar vinegar, and honey with
orange or tangerine juice. Bring to a boil and
cook until thickened to syrup. Cool and set
aside. Slice hearts of palm into thin strips or
Slices. In a bowl, combine the hearts of
palm, onions, peppers, orange or tangerine
segments, tarragon and spinach. Dress salad
with olive oil and vinegar; toss until moist-.
ened. Serve salad in the center of each plate
with stone crab claws arranged around the
edge. Drizzle the honey citrus sauce over all
and garnish with chopped parsley. Serve ex-
tra honey citrus sauce on the side.
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Value Per Serving (4 medium
clawswith salad)
Calories 499, Calories from fat 247, Total fat
29g, Saturated fat 4g,
Trans Fatty Acid Og, Cholesterol 190mig, Total
carbohydrate 51g, Protein
15g, Omega-3 Fatty Acid 0.05g. ,
For more seafood recipes and information on
Florida seafood, go to the
Florida Department of Agriculture and Con-
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Reflections from Iraq

By Congressman Allen Boyd (D-FL)

Recently, I had the opportunity
to lead a bipartisan congres-
sional delegation (CODEL)
to Iraq to meet with our
troops and get a firsthand
look at our mnilitaryopera-
tions and Iraqi security, po-
litical, and economic condi-
tions. As someone who has
worn the uniform in Viet-
nam, I thought it was impor- -' '
tant for me to get on the .
ground and talk with our .
soldiers, our generals, and
the Iraqi leaders about the
obstacles and opportunities
confronting our men and -
women in uniform and the '
Iraqi government. I had
many reflections following the
CODEL to the Middle East, and while I ani
more convinced than ever that our troops
are performing at the top of their game, thiE
trip also confirmed my belief
that we must require the Iraqi government
to step up.and provide security for their owi
country

Flying into theatre on a C-130 with Ameri-.
can soldiers going into combat brought bact
many memories for me of my experience in
Vietnam almost:40 years ago. I was buoyed
by the enthusiasm of these young men and
women, and seeing the outstanding work
they are doing under very difficult circum-
stances brought me face-to-face with why
America is the greatest country in the
world. I was encouraged to find that the
morale amongst our troops is very high, and
the developments we have made in Iraq are
due to the strength and the dedication of ou
military

This trip reinforced my belief that our prob
lems in Iraq do not lie with our military;
they lie with our policy and with the Iraqis
themselves.This Was evident while I was
touring a market place in the Rashid district
of southern Baghdad, an area that is still
known to be very dangerous and violent.
Our soldiers, in many cases, are out on the
frontlines literally policing the streets of
Baghdad and refereeing a civil war in Iraq.
Our troops are performing a function that is
typically left up to local police and is not a
standard military role, and it is certainly nc
a sustainable long term role for our military


After the market place tour, the CODEL met
with General David Petraeus and Ambas-
sador to Iraq Ryan Crocker. I could not have


been more impressed with these two men,
and there is no doubt that they are the best
and the brightest. General Petraeus candid-
ly addressed my concerns that our military
is acting as a police force in Iraq. General
Petraeus explained that while we have had
some success in training individual Iraqi se-
curity forces, the Iraqi government has been
unable to develop the infrastructure and lo-
gistical support necessary to manage and
organize these forces. Iraqi Prime Minister
Nouri Al-Maliki reiterated this concern and
admitted to our group that the Iraqi govern-


ment is having a very difficult time organiz-
ing a functional government due to the con-.
flicts between the political sects and the in-
herent tribal nature of the Iraqi people.





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These assessments and my own observations
havereinforgedfor me that it is not possible
for our country to solve Iraq's internal and
sectarian differences-differences that have,
plagued their people for over a thousand. ,
years and differences that they seem ino
closer to resolving. a.

The most troubling reports from this trip
are the strain that our continuing conflict in
Iraq has had on our military readiness.
General Petraeus acknowledged his con-
cerns that our military forces have been
stretched thin by current operations in Iraq
and that currently we would be unable to re-
spond to another serious conflict if we need-
ed to do so. This disturbing fact was con-
firmed at every stop I made and echoed by
every soldier I met.

Our country is making a major investment
in Iraq, not only in U.S. casualties and in-
juries, but also in taxpayer dollars to the
tune of $2.5 billion a week. The Administra-
tion must rethink how we are using our re-
sources and our assets so that we can fight -
terror more effectively and we must require
the Iraqi people to provide their own securi-
ty on the ground. Also, this Administration
must recognize that our conflict in Iraq has
extended our military in a way that could be
seriously detrimental to our country's na-
tional security interests.

Additionally, this Administration has not
put enough emphasis on the diplomacy and
political persuasion necessary to achieve
stability in Iraq. The U.S. State Department
must engage in robust diplomacy with Iraq's
neighbors in the Middle East to address the
Iraq conflict. Iraq's neighbors have a sub-
stantial stake in Iraq's future, and by engag-
ing these countries and opening up av-
enues of diplomacy, we can lead a col-
lective effort to bring stability to the
region.

here are no perfect solutions in Iraq,
ut we can address the challenges we,
Face if we do so together as Ameri-
cans, not as Democrats or Republi-
cans. For this reason, our CODEL.in-
c.luded Democratic and Republican
'- members of Congress so that we can
, ;foster a bipartisan dialogue to deal
., with our most difficult and pressing
,.. foreign policy issue. We all agree that
'bipartisanship equals progress, and we
will only be able to resolve the situation in
Iraq if we find areas of common ground and
work together. It is my sincere hope that
this bipartisan CODEL and similar efforts to
promote bipartisanship in Washington will
begin a new era in which Congress can join
together to put pressure on this Administra-
tion to turn control of Iraq to the Iraqis,
bring our troops home, and develop a long
term strategy that is in the best interests of
our country.


rthe political opinions expressed by Congressman Boyd are his and do not necessary.
Fly reflect the opinions of the Advocate, its ownership or staff.