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�2009 Dixie County Advocate


Publishing News and events for Dixie County, Every Week, Without Fall, Since July 1, 1921
Thursday, August 13, 2009
Home of the Worlds Only Four Headed Swamp Cabbage Vol. 87. No. 33 12 pages- 1 Section


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Information on:

Dixie County Learning
Academy
Whispering Winds
Charter School
Nature Coast Middle
School
Homeschooling
RRMS, DCHS
Anderson Elementary
Old Town Elementary


Lewd & Lascivious

An Old Town man was ar-
rested on July 29th,for 3
counts of Lewd Lascivious
Act On or in the Presence
of a
Child
Under 12
Years of
d Age and
two
counts of
Sexual
Battery g

Dean Andrew McConnell
was arrested on the above
charges at is residence in
Old Town and is currently
being housed at the Dixie
County Jail under a
200,000.00 bond. During
the course of this investi-
gation, investigators have
learned of the possibility
of multiple victims and
are continuing with inves-
tigative interviews with
witnesses to determine if
there are in fact any other
possible victims.





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Hi there! We are the El-
more's. We are also known
as The Elmo Clan to some
in the homeschool commu-
nity. I am going to tell you
About a typical day at our
little five acre homestead.
We are a family of six, 8 if
we include grandpa and
grandma, since we all live
on the same acreage. In-
cluded are Autumn (mom-
my), John (daddy), Lucas
(9), Hannah (6), Rachel (3)
and Coral (2.5 months).

Picture this...Mommy is up
by 6am daily She has just
enough time to shower and
have her quiet time. She
throws a load of laundry in
just before she awakes the
four children and they hap-
pily arise and immediately
begin their morning rou-
tines of getting dressed.
Hannah helps Rachel with
her clothes that were set out
the night before. They all
wash up and brush their
hair. As they are doing all
this, mommy is feeding the
baby and going over the
day's school plans. Mommy
finishes just as the children
are going outside to feed
their two dogs and bird.

Mommy goes to the kitchen
and prepares a hot and
healthy breakfast. The chil-
dren set the table and wait
patiently We read a family
devotional as we are finish-
ing up our meal. Luke and
Hannah wash and dry the


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Chairman Marvin Hunt, right, and Commissioner -
Ronnie Edmonds, left hear protests from concerned neighbors
about a proposed new R.V. park in Old Town.


stated chairman Marvin
Hunt. "It'll bring tourism
in, and also create a few
jobs". The tension over the
matter got pretty high, and
with the absence of County
Manager Mike Cassidy, who
could shed more light on the
subject, the Board decided
to continue the hearing at
their next meeting.


By: Angel Lee, since Kathy
was on vacation.

On August 6, the County
Commissioners held their
regular meeting in the very
packed County Commis-
sioners meeting room in
the Courthouse. To get
things started, the approval
Sof Commission Minutes for
the regular meeting of July
16,2009 was passed.

Next on the agenda, the
Commissioners were hav-
ing a public hearing on a pe-
tition by Rannie L. Rodgers
and Ruth W Rodgers to re-
quest a special exception be
granted as provided for in
Section 4.3.5.4 of the Land
Development Regulations to
allow a recreational vehicle
park, as a similar use to a
campground within an En-
vironmentally Sensitive
Area -4 (ESA-4). The park is
to be housed on property lo-
cated on SR349 containing
31.74 acres in
Old Town on
CR349. |

Neighborhood
folks who live touris
in the area
came out and also
voiced their
opinions and
concerns about
the park. Con- Chai
cerns and ques-
tions ranged
from every-
thing to sewer
drainage, envi-
ronmental impacts, the sen-
sitive area by the river, the
size of the R.V lots, septic
tank issues, and traffic
problems in the neighbor-
hood. The park plans to hold
at least 60 lots, and will have
recreational activities.

"Looking at the informa-
tion, it's a doable thing",


Jan Parkes
of Family
Medical
Practice was
on hand to
give a
proclama-
tion desig-
nating Au-
gust 9-14,
2009 as Na-
tional
Health Cen-
ter Week,
the procla-
mation
passed.


Pat Lien of North Florida
Economic Development
Partnership was also on
hand to address to the board
of joining Broadband Au-
thority (wireless internet
service). It is a wireless sys-
tem, and will help in areas
with no cell service, and if


allowed, will most likely
use existing towers. It is ex-
pected to be done and ready
in 12 months.

Don Quincey and David Still
of the Suwannee River Wa-
ter Management District
came by and presented a
check in lieu of taxes check.

Bailey Bishop and Lane, the
County Engineers were
there to give anupdate on
things going on around the
county The paving of the
mainlines on 346/317has
been completed and the
turn roads are all that is left
with that project. There will
be enough asphalt left, to
pave the entrance to the 317
roll-off site.

The Commissioners will
also meet with the Horse-
shoe Town Council in refer-
ence to the boat ramp in
Horseshoe across from the
Caf6.

The next County Commis-
sion meeting will be on
Thiusda;, ALugust 20th at'
6:00 pm in the County Com-
missioners Meeting Room
in the Courthouse.


dishes while mommy, Rachel
and Coral retreat to the liv-
ing room to read a story to-
gether. Mommy then sets
Rachel up with some play
dough and cookie cutters
and lays Coral in her crib
for a mid-morning nap.
Luke and Hannah are done
with the dishes and ready to
begin their studies with
mommy. We tackle math,
and conquer language arts.


When the baby awakes we
take a break to feed her and
read a classic book. Luke
then narrates, Hannah
shares a picture she drew of
a favorite part of the story
and Rachel has fallen asleep.
The children go and play
outside as mommy makes
some sandwiches for lunch.
They come in. and eat and
share about a spi-
der they saw out-
side. When we are
finished eating
they get our field
guide out and look
up what kind of
spider it is and
draw it in their na-
ture journals.


Mommy cleans up the
kitchen and puts on some
classical music for the chil-
dren to finish drawing to.
Afterwards we discuss the
music we have just listened
to.

Mommy then has the chil-
dren work in their indepen-
dent notebooks for their oth-
er studies. Mommy is just
in another room with
Rachel and Coral having a
dolly tea party, so if Luke
and Hannah need any help
she is just a shout away It's
almost time for daddy to-be
rolling in. The children are
free to play as they wish
now. Mommy puts the next
day's studies together and
begins supper preparations
after switching the laundry
Daddy is home and pushing
the children on their tire
swing! They all come in and
wash up for supper. We eat
and share our day with dad-
dy, who is always happy to
hear about our latest adven-
tures.

See HOMESCHOOL, pg 5


The jury apparently didn't
give much weight to de-
fense attorneys who
claimed that former Coun-
ty Commissioners "Big
John" Driggers, Alton Land
and Zoning official "Billy"
Keen, Jr. were victims of
entrapment by the FB.I. af-
ter they took money from
agent Sean Quinn. Agent
Quinn volunteered to work
undercover as "Sean
Michaels." He claimed to
be a representative of
Gideon Development, a
company that the FBI creat-
ed with a mail-drop ad-
dress, and persuaded the
three to take money in or-
der to approve or influence
approval for a ficitonal


building project. Quinn ad-
mitted under questioning
that Driggers did not ask
for money, but did accept it
when offered.

It only took the jury five
hours to find each defend-
ent guilty of conspiring to
accept things of value with
the intent to be influenced
and rewarded for voting for
or influencing the County
Commission. They all face
a maximum sentence of
five years for conspiracy,
ten years for soliciting
bribes, and five years on
each count of making false
statements. Sentencing is
scheduled for November
9th, 2009.


Bears go to camp


Football Camp has begun! It
was good and hot outside,
but the Dixie Bears took to
the field as around 46 play-
ers caine ready to play.

The Bears started Camp on
Monday, and are looking to
work on their techniques,
and skills, and improve on


things that they need to
work on to make them
stronger. The season looks
promising for the boys, and
they all seem to be ready for
the challenge.of Coach
Brent's Camp, and the up-
coming football season.


Progress Energy


goes to bat for Little League


Progress Energy donated
$2,000 to help build-a batting
cage for Dixie County's
youngsters who play little
league.


Presenting the check to
"Turtle" Montgomery is
Gene Saunders from
Progress Energy.
i .


Boyd coming to Cross City for

Town Hall meeting


U.S. Congressman Allen
Boyd (D-North Florida) will
host a community forum at
the Cross City Woman's
Club at 10:00 a.m. on August
17, 2009. Congressman
Boyd will be speaking about
efforts to strengthen the
economy and the healthcare
debate in Congress. The fo-
rum also will give the peo-
ple of Dixie County the op-
portunity to ask questions
on various issues of local,
state, and national impor-
tance.

"Like many people in North
Florida, I know that re-
sponsible healthcare reform
is needed, but it must be


done right," said Congress-
man Boyd. "I felt it was im-
portant to take the month of
August to meet with people
across the district and dis-
cuss the proposed health-
care legislation that is be-
ing debated in Congress.
This community forum will
be an opportunity for me to
Hear from the people of Dix-
ie County about what they
want to see out of compre-
hensive healthcare reform
and answer their ques-
tions."

For further questions,
please contact Congress-
man Boyd's Tallahassee Of-
fice at (850) 561-3979.


Commission hears R.V. camp protests


CONVICTED


A day with the "Elmo Clan":


What's it like to homeschool?


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My clunker didn't qualify

When I say, "clunker," I am merely citing a term that I
thought the government had in mind when they were talk-
ing about cars they wanted us to trade in for new models -
with better gas mileage. Reluctantly, I was actually consid-
ering getting rid of my durable 1988 Chevrolet (built by
Suzuki) Sprint.

Randy King, Mike Smith, Conrad Borcheller and the late
Mike Strine are just a few of the mechanically talented
friends who have kept "Suzie" running for me these past 21
years. (When she reached 13, I was tempted to have that
number painted on the doors, but I figured that might be
bragging, so I gave up on the idea.)

Yes, I was actually considering turning Suzie over to a
heartless individual who would disable her moving parts in
order to keep an enterprising dealer from selling her on the
used car market. They were offering a government-backed
trade-in of either $4,500 or $3,500, and I figured most people
would be told they
qualified for the less-
er amount. Anyway, I st - ' ,
could probably have
negotiated a better L Bi
deal on my own if I
didn't admit to how
many times the
odometer had turned
over.

In any event, all that
is theoretical, because Suzie didn't qualify as a clunker.
And I'll go along with that, because I've owned a few cars
that actually did qualify But the reason Suzie didn't qualify
was that she got more than twice the gas mileage that a car
couldn't exceed in order to qualify as a clunker. That's
right, you couldn't get the deal on a car unless it got really
sorry gas mileage, and Suzie still gets a consistent 40 mpg.

Also, you had to trade your gas-guzzler in on a new model
that got at least a little better gas mileage. So if your clunk-
er got only 15 mpg and you found a new model that got 18
mpg, you got yourself a deal! But nobody makes economy-
priced cars that get high mileage anymore and I couldn't af-
ford a Prius even if I wanted one.

Here's another scenario that I heard about. This guy gets
on the phone and tells the dealer what he's got to trade in,
and everything is sounding favorable until he.says, "I'll get
it towed down to your lot tomorrow."'! Wait -h minute, he
finds out the car has to be ambulating under its own power
when it arrives. Why? After all, they're going to run sulfu-
ric acid or something through the engine so it will never
fire up again, and they're worried that it already won't run
-when it gets to the lot?

Oh, I get it. They can't run the H2S04 through the engine if
it won't crank. If it already won't run, they can't disable it,
and they can't close the deal if it already won't run just be-
cause somebody didn't bother adding oil when it got low.
What was I thinking?

Incidentally, don't blame the dealer, even if the government
already owns the cars he's selling. He didn't have anything
to say about that deal, he's just glad he's not one of the deal-
erships they arbitrarily decided to shut down. The "cash
for clunkers" fiasco was dreamt up by Congress and Wash-
ington bureaucrats, not people who know anything about
the automobile business.

By the way, be glad you're not a dealer. Last I heard, the
whole thing has been called off because it's costing way too
much....oh, wait a minute, I think Congress did authorize a
couple of billion more before taking off on summer vaca-
tion. But they had dealerships worried big-time that they
were going to be left holding the bag for deals they've al-
ready made that might turn out to be un-funded.

Now, considering how government has handled the "cash
for clunkers" program, do you really want the people who
dreamed up this fiasco creating a national health care sys-
tem?


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Obama Justice

Department Decision
Will Allow

Non-Citizens to

Register to Vote in
Georgia

Decision Bars Georgia
. From Continuing Voter
Verification Process

Georgia Secretary of State
Karen Handel issued the fol-
lowing statement following
the U.S. Department of Jus-
tice's denial of preclearance
of Georgia's voter verifica-
tion process

Atlanta - "The decision by
the U.S. Department of Jus-
tice (DOJ) to deny preclear-
ance of Georgia's already
implemented citizenship
verification process shows a
shocking disregard for the
integrity of our elections.
With this decision, DOJ has
now barred Georgia from
continuing the citizenship
verification program that
DOJ lawyers helped to craft.
DOJ's decision also nullifies
the orders of two federal
courts directing Georgia to
implement the procedure for
the 2008 general election.
The decision comes seven
months after Georgia re-
quested an expedited review
of the preclearance submis-
sion.

"DOJ has thrown open the
door for activist organiza-
tions such as ACORN to reg-


ister non-citizens to vote in
Georgia's elections, and the
state has no ability to verify
an applicant's citizenship
status or whether the indi-
vidual even exists. DOJ com-
pletely disregarded Geor-
gia's obvious and direct in-
terest in preventing non-citi-
zens from voting, instead
siding with the ACLU and
MALDEF. Clearly, politics
took priority over common
sense and good public policy

"This process is critical to
protecting the integrity of
our elections. We have evi-
dence that ron-citizens have
voted in past Georgia elec-
tions and that more than
2,100 individuals have at-
tempted to register, yet still
have questions regarding
their citizenship. Further,
the Inspector General's of-
fice is investigating more
than 30 cases of non-citizens


S-* < by Kath' i McKinney

S - ' Thalnks for everybody who asked me about
inly trip to Portland. I had a great time, and I
think that I'm going to plan to visit another part of the
country every year. It was a lot like going to a foreign coun-
try Portland is a strange place; more liberal than
Gainesville, weirder than Las Vegas, and as friendly as any
southern place I've ever been. The food was fresh, local, and
amazing, even in burger places--maybe especially in the
burger places. There's no sales tax, which is nice. Mount
Hood, .all covered with snow, even in August,' was a breath-
taking sight from the air. There were more homeless
teenagers, street people, and beggars than I have ever seen
in my entire life: and I've been to Washington, D.C, Paris,
and Mexico City When you have more people asking for
change than in Mexico City, well, you have a problem,
people.

I couldn't help but wonder where all of these vagrants were
coming from. I stopped to talk to a cop who told me that
most of them weren't from Portland
at all, but who flocked into town be-
cause of well-meaning but mistaken " - - i.r
liberal policies that didn't allow him.
to shoo them away from businesses, ..
doorways, and from tourists. He said
that it's costing the city a fortune to
keep enough cops on the beat and on .
the Max (the light rail train that runs :
all over Portland) to protect the
tourists and the locals. He gestured
to a homeless couple, maybe twenty
years old, carrying backpacks hung
with all of their belongings:-a sweater, a flash-
light, and a loaf of bread, dangling as they
walked and said that every teenage runaway
and drtg addict on the west coast seemed to
end up in Portland, sooner or later, because
Portland made it easy and comfortable for them to stay.

The Max train costs around $2.00 to go anywhere in Port-
land, but few actually pay for a ticket. I bought mine, of
course, and all of the tourists I saw paid. But the scruffier-
looking residents just seemed to get on and off at will. A
cute local girl, coming home from her job in a costume shop
told me that the ticketing isn't really enforced by anybody
because it doesn'tt seem fair for the poor people to pay,"
and that the few who do buy tickets end up paying more and
more every year to cover the ever-growing number of people
who don't and that the system is always teetering on the
edge of bankruptcy. She said that Portland is going to shut
down her route home because there's no money

These conversations stuck with me after I got home (at 4:00
am Sunday after a delayed flight from Atlanta--why is it a!-.
ways Atlanta?) and in my mind, I sort of connected the bud-
getdchalen'ged Max arid the homeless problem to the debate
on health care. Government programs, no matter how well-
Sintended, whether for getting around town or getting an X-
ray, tend to attract freeloaders. Those who pay for the use of
the system are rapidly outnumbered by the ever-growing
hordes of people who don't. Eventually everything collapses
under the weight of the non-productive masses and th1 sys-
tem has to be shut down entirely Parasites will come, from
far and wide, to a place that allows them to live off of the la-
bor of other people. Liberal policies designed to "help" peo-
ple off of the street don't actually get them off the street, it
just attracts even more street people from other places, in
search of an easier free ride. Government run health care
would be no different.


This scares me. This scares me so much it's hard to even
think about it in a rational way If government destroys the
private, for-profit health care system, we won't have even a
possibility of getting that new drug, or that new procedure
that could save our life, or our child's life. Can you imagine
that? Can you imagine sitting in a hospital room with your
new baby with a heart defect that the government says is
"too expensive and not 'worthwhile' to fix because-it's
cheaper to have another baby?" Can you imagine sitting
there while they tell your 65 year old mother that she's not
eligible for radiation treatments because of her age? Or
while they tell your brother that he can't have the heart by-
pass that he needs to live because he's overweight or
smokes, because the resources have to be used on a 22 year
old illegal alien who is younger and more "valuable"? (If
you haven't read up on White House Health Care Advisor
Ezekiel Emmanuel's Complete Lives system that places pri-
ority for medical care on people 15-40 while counting people
younger and older as "wasted investments", go run and
Google now, I'll wait. Naxi Germany would have liked Em-
manuel's thinking.) I can imagine that day coming, and it
terrifies me.

*Congressman Boyd is coming to town to listen
to us on health care reform. I wrote him letters
asking him to vote against the stimulus bill and
cap and trade. I got back fill-in-the-blank form


letters "justifying' why he voted for
them. He didn't listen to what I said,
and he didn't care that most people
that he is paid to represent were
against those bills. I know several
other people who got the same, pa-
thetic form letter excuses. Some
were donors to his campaign, who
said it'll be "a cold day in you know
where" before they gave him another
dime or bought him a cup of coffee
because he ignored their concerns


and voted the party line. He abandoned.us for his colleagues
Nancy Pelosi and Barney Frank.

Now he claims to want to hear what we have to say on
health care. The polls show that we don't want it. Will he
.vote for it, anyway? I'll be at the town hall, but I have to be
there with my "Press" hat on and I have to keep my fears to
myself. 'I want to ask him why he thinks that the Federal
government has the right to dictate my medical care: where
in the Constitution is that found, and didn't he swear to up-
hold the Constitution? I want to ask him why he thinks that
THIS government program will be any better than
Medicare, Social Security, Amtrak, the VA or the Post Office:
other money-pit government programs with horrid track
records. I want to ask him what programs he is willing to
cut and who he plans to tax to pay for "free" health care. I
Want toask him if he will vote for a plan that sends my tax
money to pay to abort babies. I want to ask him why his par-
Sty thinks that the "free" government program will be good
enough for me and my kids but why he won't vote to put
himself and his family, or the labor unions, or federal em-
ployees on it. Are they royalty, now, or servants of the citi-
zenry? I want to plead with him to stand up for once and
represent thepeople of North Florida, and not the interests
of the Democratic party, and to vote no on this monstrosity

But maybe most of all, I want to tell him that he needs to
spend his -next vacation in Portland, to see what happens
when the best of intentions have disastrous unintended
consequences. Go to the town hall, ask your own questions,
and tell him what you think. Be polite, be respectful, but
don't take the "political" excuses this time. Your life, and
the lives of your children, may depend upon it.


casting ballots in Georgia
elections, including the case
of a Henry County non-citi-
zen who registered to vote
and cast ballots in 2004 and
2006.


"It is important to under-
score that not a single per-
son has come forward to say
he or she could not vote be-
cause of the verification
process. Further, while DOJ
argues that the process is
somehow discriminatory,
the historic voter turnout
among Hispanic and
African-American voters in
the 2008 general elections
clearly says otherwise.


"This decision provides a
specific example of the in-
herently illogical and unfair
nature of Section 5 of the
Voting Rights Act. It is a sad


Please accept our sincere
appreciation for your
prayers and concerns
sincerely,
AltonJ. Land and family


Would anyone who
saw a dark green SUV
van parked on the
grass in front of the
Old Town Emergency
operations office
building in Highway
349 facing south
towards US 19 on
Saturday, May 30,
2009 at 9:40 AM with
two state trooper cars
parked in back of me,
please call
(352) 542-2514.

There will be no repur-
cussions for an honest
witness and it will be
much appreciated.
Thank you.

day for the rights of our
state and for the integrity of
our elections. I remain corri-
mitted to continuing the
fight for citizenship verifica-
tion. In the coming days, I
will consider every option
available to the state, includ-
ing the possibility of legal
action."


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Outdoors & Law


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8-3-2009


WALKER, JOHN EDWARD, 22
MANDOLA
VOP-POSS OF PARAPHENR-
NALIA

JUVENILE, 14
KING
DISORDERLY CONDUCT
RESISTING W/O VIOLENCE

NELSON, CASSANDRA
MARIE, 22
SIMMONS
SALE CONTR SUB
PRE TRIAL

STROUPE, WILLIAM ARLIE,
64
MANDOLA
AGG ASSAULT: DEADLY

WANAMAKER, TIMOTHY
JOHN, 29
MANDOLA
NO VALID DRIVERS LI-
CENCE

WILKINSON, GEORGE FREE-
MAN, 31
HART
FTA:POSS OF UNDERSIZED
FIH GILCHRIST CO (3
COUNTS)
FRAUD SWINDLE OBTAIN
PROP
FTA EXPIRED TAG LEVY
COUNTY
SCHEME TO DEFAUD/ ORG
FRAUD LEVY CO

COTTRILL, SHAWN EMMETT,
38
K.LAMAR
VOP- POSS OF COCAINE
FLEE & ELUDE
RESIST.W/O VIOLENCE
DWLSR

PINNER, WILLIAM CODY, 20
SUTTON
DEALING IN STOLEN PROP-
ERTY


8-4-2009


DEAS, DONNA, 39
J. CHEWNING
BATTERY DOMESTIC VIO-
LENCE

DEAS, TIMOTHY, 44
CHEWNING
BATTERY DOMESTIC VIO-
LENCE

WARD, EARL B, 22.
MALLORY
VOP- FLEEING/ ATTEMPT
TO
HOLD FOR PUTNAM COUN-
TY


8-5-2009

YOUNG, CLEVE ALLEN, 41
L. DOWNING
DWLSR

FINCHER,JR, WILLIE
THOMAS, 45
CHEWNING
DEALING IN STOLEN PROP-
ERTY

8-6-2009

SETHER, JONATHAN
CHRISTOPHER, 20
CHEWNING
FTA- CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

GREENE, HEATH, 19
FUTCH
VOP

OLIVER MELTON, NICHOLE
MARIE, 18
FHP HOOVER
VOP-WORTHLESS CHECKS
WARRANT COLUMBIA CO

ROLLISON, TROY EUGENE, 39
CHEWNING
VOP- RESIST WITH VIO-
LENCE

8-7-2009

MCCABE, GARY LEE, 24
J.CHEWNING
RESIST ARREST WITH VIO-
LENCE

MONTEZ, ELVIS, 22
HART
NO VALID DL

CORBIN, JAMES DAREN, 21
CHEWING
VOP

OHARA, PAUL JR, 23
CLARK
VOP- CARRY CONC WEAPON
VOP- GRAND THEFT

8-9-2009

OLSEN, THOR JR, 21
T. DANIELS
GRAND THEFT WUTO'
ARMED BURG CONVEY

YOUNG, CLEVE ALLEN, 41.
SULLIVAN
FLEE ELUDE AT HIGH
.SPEED
DWLSR 2ND OFFENSE
RECKLESS DRIVING


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meat:
Busts made by FWC for
illegal gopher possession,

taking artifacts


Major Lee Beach and Cap-
tain John Burton were on
patrol in the Triple Crown
Farms varea of Levy Coun-
ty They located four individ-
uals beside a disabled vehi-
cle on a dirt road in a rural
area. While attempting to
help the subjects, the officers
immediately noticed a go-
pher tortoise pulling stick
and a moving burlap sack in
the bed of the vehicle. Fur-
ther investigation revealed
four live gopher tortoises. K-
9 Officer Sam Dishman ar-
rived to assist and cited the
four subjects for possession
of gopher tortoise without a
permit.



Officer Chad Albritton was
working Suwannee River
Water Management District
(SRWMD) land along the
Econfina River in Taylor
County when he saw a truck
parked in a public use area.
Officer Albritton followed
the foot tracks to the river
bank where he saw two indi-
viduals, one wearing a wet
suit, snorkel and mask. The
subject was diving the river
multiple times with a metal
basket and removing objects
from the river bottom. He
was charged with removing
historic resources from SR-
WMD land without proper
authorization.


Tro il/ i ers

By Bonnie Wilson
It is still very warm and we
are only in the beginning of
August. Those dreaded dog
days of August are here and
very hot. Still I am longing
for September and I find
myself watching those old
westerns with Gene and Roy
and the gang. I can hear
Gene singing "back in the
saddle again..." and I'm cer-
tainly wishing that for
Dusty my blue-eyed wonder
horse, and yours truly. As I
feed Dusty his evening meal
and I brush out the dirt
from his back, I am remind-
ed of last years first ride of
the fall season.

My husband, Dave, and I
were anxious to be "back in
the saddle again". It was
our first ride of the fall sea-
son. We got up at 6:00 am,
fed the horses, and our-
selves too, and then I got the
cooler ready with food and
drink for the day, while
Dave got water and hay for
the horses for their day.
Now we just need to leave.
We planned to meet up with
Bennie and Bill Thomas and
Faye and Randy Beasley at
the Pruitt Trailhead at 9:30
am.

Living in Dixie County is
certainly wonderful. Dave
and I really love our place,
however it is always a long
drive for us to travel to most
of the trailheads we visit.
We made it to the trailhead
and we saw several horse
trailers, one that looked sus-
piciously like the Beasley's.
Umm, no one was visible at
the trailhead. I looked at my
watch and it's only 9:31. And
where are Bennie and Bill?
We parked and before you
could say Randy and Fay
Beasley, four riders magical-
ly appear before our eyes.
Suddenly my ears are now
hearing another truck and
trailer coming down the
road. Guess who? Bennie
and Bill. It was the
Beasley's and they had
brought two friends. They
had decided to take a short
little ride before the rest of
us were there.

We traveled on a path that
had water on both sides of
our trail, but not in our
path. It was kind of a
marshy, wet, grassy, patch
with lots of Florida sun-
shine. Bright blue skies and
lots of fluffy white clouds
above us made an amazing
day We decided it was time


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Zephyrhills man arrested
for grand theft and
armed burglary in Old
Town

On the night of August 8,
2009, while on patrol, a Dix-
ie County Sheriff's Deputy
-noticed a Chevrolet truck
abandoned, in the area of
NE 825 Street. There was
obvious damage to the dri-
ver's side of the vehicle and
,upon further investigation
he also noticed that it ap-
peared as though the vehi-
cle's contents had been
rummaged.

The deputy xs;tie, able to
contact the pmne,;f, r:ihe ve-
hicle and learnedthat the
vehicle had been stolen,
from his yard. While on the
scene, he saw another vehi-


to travel back to camp. We
knew Fay, Randy and Alice
and Bob would probably be
waiting for us already at the
campsite. They travel on
beautiful Paso Finos,,which
cover the ground in a New
York minute. If you trail
ride you know everyone
does not travel at the same
speed. There are some that
are always ahead, and you
will only see their dust and
footprints, and some who
travel in the middle (which
is me) and some who are at
the back of the trail. It does-
n't matter what speed you
choose just as long as you
are happy with it.

On the trail back, a rather
large gray bird flew up out
of its grassy cover and
frightened poor Sadie and
Dusty at the same time.
Dusty planted all four feet
and immediately turned to
the left to run. I calmed him
down just by talking to him,
reassuring him that this
was not a booger, and it was
not going to eat him. He re-
sponded immediately I
stayed in my saddle and so
did Bill. I didn't hear Bill's
conversation with Sadie, as
I had my hands full with
Dusty, but I'm sure he reas-
sured her too. The funfiy
thing is Willie and Gus did-
n't budge. They continued
onward as though they did-
n't see anything. I guess
that goes to show; two out of
four horses will spook.

As we traveled on, Sadie
looked pretty wet and un-
comfortable. To me it felt as
though we had walked at
least four miles! We stopped '
and caught our breath, as.
we rested in the shade with
the horses. Then we got
back on the horses to ride
back to the trailhead. As we
headed towards camp we
suddenly heard noises, like
riders behind us. Who do
you think that was? If your
thinking it's the Beasley's
and Alice and Bob, you're
right!

It really was a lot of fun. We
honestly, and thoroughly en-
joyed our first ride of that
season. I also learned a few
valuable lessons. 1) Don't
leave the trailhead without
a water bottle. It's easy to
get over heated, both you
and your horse. 2) Check
your gear before you ride
out, tack can and will break.
And 3) make sure your
horse is conditioned and
ready to travel as far as you
need him to. Until the next
time .........happy trails!


Hunter safety course offered in
Dixie County

There will be an online-com-
pletion day Oct. 17 from 8
a.m. to 5 p.m. in Cross City
Students who have taken the
online course and wish to
complete the classroom por-
tion must bring the online-
completion report with them.
The exact locations for these


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cle approaching and initiat-
ed contact with the occu-
pants of this vehicle. Dur-
ing this contact he identi-
fied the occupants and de-
termined the passenger of
the vehicle, Thor Olsen, Jr.,
was indeed suspect to the
theft of the vehicle.

After interviews with the
driver of the second vehicle
and further investigation at
the scene, the deputy was in
fact able to establish proba-
ble cause to believe that
Olsen was responsible for
the theft and damage to the
stolen vehicle.

At that time, Thor Olsen,
Jr., 21yoa, from Zephyrhills
was arrested and transport-
ed to the Dixie County Jail
and booked on the charges
of Grand Theft and Armed
Burglary of a Conveyance.


You must be a fair member
to vote.

The new membership drive
has started. The annual
dues are $5.00 per person,
payable to the Suwannee
River Fair. Dues can be sub-
mitted at the Annual Meet-
ing or you can mail them to
P O Box 252, Trenton, FL
32693. If you make submit
your dues by mail, please be
sure to include your name,
address, telephone and the
county in which you will be
voting.

This year, the association
will not hold Mandatory
Meetings for the exhibitors
to pick up their fair infor-
mation. Exhibitors will ob-
tain fair rules and entry
forms directly from their
FFA advisors or 4H club
leaders. Please call Marti
Smith at (352) 262-1829 if
you have any questions.


classes will be given to those


classes will be given to those
who register in advance by
, calling the regional office at
386-758-0525 or going online
at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety.
All firearms, ammunition
and materials are provided
free of charge. Students
should bring a pen or pencil
andipaper. Children under 16
must be accompanied by an
adult at all times.


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at the requestof their knmediate fanly.


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SUWANNEE RIVER

FAIR NEWS

The Annual Meeting for the
Suwannee River Fair &
Livestock Association will
be held on Monday, August
24, 7:00 p.m. at the Fair-
grounds in Fanning
Springs. Elections for seats
on the Board of Directors
will be held at this meeting.
The seats in Dixie County
that are due to be filled are
currently held by Tim
Alexander and Troy John-
,son. The seats in Levy
County that are due to be
filled are currently held by
Mickey Beauchamp and Lo-
ran Brookins. The seats in
Gilchrist County that are
due to be filled are currently
held by Earl Jones and Julie
Thomas. The Director at
Large seat will also be filled
and it is currently held by
Michelle'Walker-Crawford.


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The Dixie County Little League
will be having a meeting on
August 25th at
6:00pm at the Roy Ward Little league Complex.
Those who are interested
in becoming a part of the DCLL Board please plan to attend.

Also, DCLL would like to thank the following Team Spon-
sors for their support of Dixie County Little League.

1. Dixie Custom Designs
2. Sheriff Dewey Hatcher
3. Chamber of Commerce
4. 349 Express
5. Southeast Clinical Research
6. Build Wright Custom Homes
7. Subway
8. Gail's Cafe
9. Drummond Community Bank
10. Dixie Cub House
11. Higginbotham's Store
12. Joppa Lodge
13. Sanchez Farms
14. Capital City Bank
15. Foodland
16. Freeman Plumbing
17. Old Town Hardware
18. SeaTow
19. Bryan Co. Construction
20. Cheek's Pharmacy
21. Cross City Dental
22. Action Well Drilling
23. Dr. Martin Braces for Smiling Faces
24.The Dixie County Time for sponsoring our Allstar
Teams
25. All the volunteers, who donated their time.

Every one working together, made the 2009 Little League
season a HUGE success by serving 317 children which
equaled 24 teams. You are so appreciated in helping to
make the difference in a child's life.


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John T. Cook

Attorney


Accidents & Injuries
37 Years Experience

Free Consultation
No Fees or Costs Unless You Win
Home & Hospital Visits Available


Motor Vehicle Accidents
Slip & Fall
Dog Bite
Nursing Home Abuse

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We thank God for a wonderful dad like you.
Without you what would we do?
Where all the love comes from
We'll never know
But everyday, it continues to grow.
We thank God for a wonderful daddy like you.
Happy Birthday Daddy
Amanda and Benjamin


District updates

its lands and

rules for use

Suwannee River Water Man-
agement District (District) is
working to make its public
recreation lands more user-
friendly Some of the im-
provements include addi-
tional parking lots, informa-
tional kiosks and signs
marking trails and hours of
operation.

The District will also replace
all red boundary markers
with yellow ones for greater
visibility Yellow bands will
be posted every 200 feet and
yellow signs every 400 feet
along property lines.

The markers are important
because not all property is
fenced-in due to installation
and maintenance costs, ex-
plained District Land Man-
agement Specialist Edwin
McCook.

District lands are open to
the public during daylight
hours only. Under the Dis-
trict's definition of daylight,
visitors may arrive an hour
and a half before sunrise
and leave an hour and a half
after sunset.

"That way those who fish,
for example, will have
enough time to get out on
the water at first light and
back to their vehicles after
sunset," McCook said.

The District does allow some
night use for certain activi-
ties such as fishing or camp-
ing to those who obtain a
special use authorization at


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REUNION

We will be not be sending
out invites, due to not hav-
ing everyone's address. The
reunion will be Aug. 22, 2009
at 7:00p.m. at the Shrine
Club on Hwy 26 in Fanning.
Family Day is that day at
Hart Springs at 12:00. Food
will not be provided at the
noon event. A 20.00 class
due will be taken when you
arrive at the reunion entry
Hope to see you there!


no cost.
The District is also world
to post signage that wou
show what activities are
lowed on each tract. Sig
will display symbols dei
ing allowed activities su
as fishing, hiking, camp
etc.
"If the sign doesn't-disp
certain symbol, that act
isn't allowed," said Bob
Heeke, District senior la
resource manager.

The District recently up
ed its land management
rules to reflect its curre:
policies and procedures.
process included adoptii
a public use guide to inf
the public of what activ
are allowed on each trac
that is open for recreate

The rules allow Florida
and Wildlife Conservati'
Commission officers to :
citations to those who ei
gage in activities other 1
what is allowed on Distr
property

For example, enforcing-
hours of operation help
down on vandalism and
possession of alcohol. A
result, District lands ar
more family-friendly an
cost of maintenance is 1

Heeke said regulating w
visitors do on District p
erty helps protect the la
and provides family-frie
recreational opportunity
"Our goal is to protect t
resource and provide pu
access," he said.

For more information a
special use authorization
land management rules
the public use guide cal
362-1001.


THE FAMILY O
MOTHER PEARL
MAE SIMPSONr
WOULD LIKE T
THANK EACH C
YOU FOR YOU
PRAYERS, FLOWE
CARDS, VISITS
AND ALL ACTS
KINDNESS SHOVE
TO US DURING I
ILLNESS AND
PASSING.
MAY GOD FORE\
BLESS EACH ON
OF YOU.
THE FAMILY


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Linda is an old hand at catching large Drum fish in Suwan-
nee and has pictures on the post office brag board to show
them off. While waiting on the weather to clear up to go out
scalloping from Horseshoe beach park, Linda caught this 33
pound drum from the shore and then after giving Paul a les-
son or so he caught his first 35 pound drum. Friends may
spot the Lamberts fishing anywhere these days!!


LEGAL NOTICES


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
3RD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND
FOR DIXIE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO 2008-CA-108
US BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIA-
TION, AS TRUSTEE FOR J.P.
MORGAN MORTGAGE ACQUISI-
TION CORP. 2005-OPT1 ASSET
BACKED PASS-THROUGH CER-
TIFICATES SERIES 2005-OPT1,
PLAINTIFF,
VS.
MICHAEL A. LAPORTA; ALICE D.
LAPORTA; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE
AS UNKNOWN TENANT (S) IN
POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY, DEFENDANTSS.
AMENDED NOTICE OF FORE-
CLOSURE SALE


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant toa Final Judgment of Fore-
rhat closure dated the 6th day of Au-
rop- gust, 2009, and entered in Case No
nd 15-2008-CA-000108, of the Circuit
andly Court of the 3rd Judicial Circuit in
ies. and for Dixie County, FLorida,'
he wherein US BANK, NATIONAL AS-
iblic SOCIATION, as trustee for JP
MORGAN MORTGAGE ACQUISI-
TION CORP. 2005-OPT1 ASSET
BACKED PASS-THROUGH CER-
bout TIFICATES SERIES 2005-OPT1, is
ns, the Plaintiff MICHAEL A. LAPORTA;
or ALICE D. LAPORTA; JOHN DOE;
S386- JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TEN-
ANT (S) IN POSSESSION OF THE
SUBJECT PROPERTY ARE DE-
FENDANTS, I will sell to the high-
Sest and best bidder for cash at the
FRONT DOOR OF THE NORTH-
F WEST CORNER OF THE DIXIE
.IE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 214 NE
351 HIGHWAY, CROSS CITY, FL at
the Dixie County'Courthouse in
O Cross City, Florida, at 11:00 am on
the 29th day of September, 2009
)F the following described property as
R set forth in said Final Judgment, to
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FEET; THENCE RUN S0OOD22'47"
E, 150 FEET; THENCE RUN S
02D01'48" W, 50.04 FEET;
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50.04 FEET; THENCE RUN S
02D01 '48" W, 265 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING. THENCE
RUN S 89D55'47" E, 290.00 FEET;
THENCE RUN S 02D01'48" W,
210.00 FEET; THENCE RUN N 89
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RUN N 02D01'48" E, 210.00 FEET
TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.
CONTAINING 1.397 ACRES,
MORE OR LESS
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN-
TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
THE SALE, IF ANY, TOHER THAN
THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF
THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS
MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60
DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities act of 1990 ADA
disabled persons, who, because of
their disabilities, need special ac-.
commodation to participate in this
proceeding should ocntact Marvin
Brannin at 352-492-1246 or V 1-
800-955-8771 TDD or Florida Relay
Service at 150 NE Cedar Street,
Cross City, FL 32628 prior to such
proceeding.
Dated this 10th day of August,
2009.
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REPRESENTATIVE

BEMBRY SPEAKS OUT
ON MOTOR VEHICLE

FEE SCHEDULE

The Florida House of Repre-
sentatives passed a trans-
portation bill, CS/HB 5011,
during the 2009 Legislative
Session creating an $800 mil-
lion fee/tax increase for the
people of Florida.

Beginning September 1,
2009, certain fees for driver
license and motor vehicle
services will significantly in-
crease as a result of the
Florida Legislature's efforts
to balance the state budget
because of declining tax re-
ceipts due to the slowed
economy.

We will soon begin receiving
notification of the new fees
from our local tax collectors
and other agencies. This sit-
uation makes the job of our
local tax collectors very dif-
ficult in that they feel your
financial burden as much as
I do. It will not surprise me
if you and others in Florida
House District 10 find these
fee increases to be ridicu-
lously high and an inappro-
priate burden during these
tough economic times.

I want you to know that I un-
derstand the financial strug-
gles that many of you are
"facing as you maintain your
homes, farms and small
businesses during the cur-
rent recession. I am deeply


Progress Energy Florida
receives approval from
state for nuclear plant

(Aug. 11, 2009) - Florida's
governor and Cabinet, serv-
ing as the Siting Board, took
a significant step toward se-
curing Florida's energy fu-
ture today by certifying
Progress Energy Florida's
plans to build two state-of-
the-art nuclear power plant
units in Levy County

After a lengthy review
process, Gov. Charlie Crist
and his Cabinet unanimous-
ly approved the company's
site certification application
(SCA). The SCA includes a
detailed analysis of the po-
tential environmental im-
pacts of the proposed plant
and related transmission
lines.

"This is an important mile-
stone for the proposed Levy
plant," said Vincent M.
Dolan, Progress Energy
Florida's president and
chief executive officer. "Car-
bon-free nuclear power is a
strategic asset in our
statewide effort to become
energy-independent, to re-
duce our reliance on more
volatile-priced fossil fuels,
and to provide a balanced
.approach to meet the chal-
lenges of growth and cli-
mate change."

Today's vote is the second of
Three major approvals need-
ed before the company can
begin building the nuclear
plant. In July 2008, the
Florida Public Service Com-
mission approved the
"needs case" for the plant.
The last remaining major
decision is from the Nuclear
Regulatory Commission
(NRC), which is expected by
early 2012.

Pogress Energy Florida
owns about 5,100 acres in
southern Levy County for
the potential construction of
two nuclear reactors. If
built, the new plant would
employ approximately 800
full-time, high-paying posi-
tions, generate another 1,000
to 2,000 indirect jobs and
employ about 3,000 people at
the height of construction.

Progress Energy filed the
SCA with the Florida De-
partment of Environmental
Protection in June 2008. Af-
ter review by the DEP and a
series of public hearings, an
administrative law judge
supported approval in


concerned that fee increases
will have a very negative ef-
fect on our efforts to finan-
cially recover and grow our
economy.

Motor vehicle fee increases
will impact our rural fami-
lies, small businesses and
the agricultural industry
For these and other reasons,
I voted against these fee
hikes and repeatedly argued
against them during com-
mittee and House floor de-
bate throughout the 2009
Legislative Session.

I join your local tax collec-
tors in concern for the situa-
tion we find ourselves in,
and I encourage you to con-
tact them to take full advan-
tage of the current lower
fees.

I will continue to work in
Tallahassee to remove waste
and inefficiencies from the
budget. I will support prior-
itized spending and ade-
quate funding for the basic
needs and services of the cit-
izens of our state. But I
strongly believe we can
achieve the high quality of
life that every Floridian
rightly expects without such
sudden and dramatic fee in-
creases.

Please do not hesitate to con-
tact one of our legislative of-
fices in Madison, Chiefland
or Tallahassee if you have
any questions orconcerns.

Thank you for allowing me
to serve as your State Repre-
sentative.


spring 2009. Today's ap-
proval by the Siting Board
is one step in a lengthy ,
process to ensure that nu-
clear energy remains a vi-
able resource option for the
future.

Earlier this year, the compa-
ny announced an adjust-
ment to the construction
schedule for the Levy plant
that shifted the timetable
from the original in-service
date of 2016 by a minimum
of 20 months. The company
is continuing to pursue the
Levy County project. A new
project timeline depends on
negotiations currently un-
der way with the engineer-
ing, procurement and con-
struction vendors.

Despite what is expected to
be a short-term economic
downturn, Progress Energy
Florida's service area re-
mains one of the fastest-
growing regions in the
country. As the fourth-
largest state, Florida ranks
third nationally in per-capi-
ta energy consumption.
Over the past three decades,
the average size of a new
home has grown by nearly
50 percent and uses 30 per-
cent more electricity Since
the Crystal River nuclear
plant came online in the
mid-1970s, the company's
customer base has more
than doubled.

If approved and built, the
project would be among the
first nuclear plants in the
country to be constructed
on a greenfield site in more
than 30 years, and it would
involve development of one
of the single largest trans-
mission infrastructure pro-
jects in Florida's history.

Caution regarding forward-looking
statements: This release contains
forward-looking information within
the meaning of the safe harbor pro-
visions of the Private Securities Lit-
igation Reform Act of 1995. Progress
Energy, Inc. cautions that prospec-
tive rates are dependent on a num-
ber of factors that are not within
the control of the company These
factors include
the cost of fuel,
adverse weather,
energy demand, Senior &
the costs to com-nior &
ply with environ- Discol
mental and other
regulations, taxes
and other factors.
Additionally, reg-
ulatory approval
price cost adjust-
ments cannot be
guaranteed by
the company
The company ex-
pressly disclaims
any duty to up-
date any of the
forward-looking
information.


The Log Cabin Quilters
met Thursday, August 6 at
the Levy County Quilt Mu-
seum. More quilts are being
brought in for us to see. We
do enjoy seeing what quil-
ters are doing.

We have had lots of fabric
brought in also some uphol-
stery samples to make tote
bags and notebook covers
and all kinds of projects.
All we ask is a small dona-
tion to be used to pay our
bills. Come out and see if
you can use any

We will be going to Camp
Curuth next Tuesday to help


The Dixie Coun-
ty High School
Varsity and Ju-
nior Varsity
Cheerleaders at-
tended their
summer camp
July 14th -16th.
It was held this
year at the An-
derson Camp-
ground located
on the Suwan- F<
nee River. The
camp was led by Erica
Pride, owner of Pride Cheer
Camps and much was
learned by all. Each squad
was taught their own
cheers, stunts and a dance
routine. As a group they
learned a couple of cheers
and a couple of major.
stunts. The weather was
overcast so it worked out
well for the squads working
outside this year. Saturday
evening was "friends and
family night", everyone was
invited to the camp to have
dinner' and watch the cheer-
leaders perform what they
have learned. It was great
and everyone was amazed at
the progress the girls had
made in such a short period
of time. After the perfor-
mance, Erica talked about
how much she enjoyed the
camp and gave out a few
special awards. The awards
are as follows:

JV:

Kayla Cappio- Jump Award
Kayla Petty- Attitude Award
Kayde Hill- Personality
Award
Vonice Land- Elite Cheer
Award

Varsity:
Dylaina Ducksworth- Base
Award
Coirtney Daniels- Personal-
ity Award
Savanna Wuenstel- Crowd
Appeal Award
Kandice Driggers- Jump
Award
Samantha Fowler- Attitude
Award
Candice Rollison (Mascot)-
Rookie Award
Megan Hunt- Elite Cheer
Award (Second Year)


the campus learn to sew.
We had 4-H'ers out Thurs-
day. They are quilting pil-
low tops.

We had Greg and six boys
out last Friday and again on
Tuesday to get everything
looking great as they always
do. Thanks Lancaster

Lunch on Thursday was
fried chicken, rice with veg-
etables, fried okra, spaghet-
ti, fried egg plant, pea salad,.
pumpkin cake, brownies,
fruit cake and so much
more.


The Cheerleaders would like
to thank the following peo-
ple for making this camp
successful:

Marie Hunt- Camp Director
Dianna Whiddon- Camp
mom ,
Ronnie Hunt, Tyler Hunt,
Dwayne "Top" Rollison-
Camp men
Johnny & Mary Lord-
Grilled meats for Final
Night Dinner
Cheer Parents who fed us
each night
Coaches Heather Dixon &
Melody Rollison
Susan Faircloth- at Ander-
son Columbia

Joe Anderson & Family


Also, we would lik
all of you who hav
chased or donated
from us so that we
to attend camp. Wi
our squad would n
cessful as it is . WE
raising funds for o
leading uniform. \
selling build- a- Di
DCHS Bear Sun Vi
you still have an o
ty to put an ad
on our T-
shirts that we
throw at our
ballgames
throughout
the year. Just
see one of our
cheerleaders if
you are inter-
ested. Once
again, we ap-
preciate all of
your support
and make sure
to come out
and see us at
all the games.


e to thank
'e pur-
items
were able
without you
lot be suc-
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)ur cheer-
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From HOMESCHOOL, pg 1

Afterwards mommy and
daddy clean up the kitchen
together as the children get
bathed. We all then settle in
for the night and thank God
for another wonderful day!


Sounds like a pretty easy
day huh? I thought so to af-
ter I awoke at 3am this
morning to the baby crying
for yet another feeding!
This is what we strive for,
but most days it's the fur-
thest-thing from the truth.
We do not really have a
schedule of events. I have
very informal mental goals
set for each day. See, if I
had to live by a schedule
then my life would be
CRAZY! Life happens,
that's one of my mottos.
Sometimes someone may be
ill or we have a doctor's' ap-
pointment, maybe there is a
field trip with our home-
school group or we just de-
cide to spend the day out-
doors with grandma planti-
ng a butterfly garden and
sometimes we just want to
have FUN! We homeschool
year round. This allows us
to take days or even weeks
off when the need arises.


We live and learn around
here. Yes, we have our acad-


We want to acknowledge the following members of our
community for their donations of materials for our sum-
mer Florida Library Youth Program at Dixie County Public
Library and thank all of you for your continued support of
our programs and the children who attend them. The en-
couragement and assistance we received from our commu-
nity was exceptional. Without your support it would make
it impossible to maintain the high level of quality of our
programs, as well as participation of a large segment of
our community's children. Thanks to you, our programs
continue to be rewarding as well as educational. We could
not do it without you. Our sincere thanks go to the follow-
ing list of donors.

Capital City Bank
Christina Wilson
Dairy Queen
Dixie County Advocate
Dixie County EMS
Dixie County Health Department Dental Unit
Dixie County Times
Dixie Soil & Water Conservation Service
Drummond Community Bank
Hailey Bason
Foodland
Hardees
Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs
McDonald's
Michelle Fowler
Starlet Cannon
Shelby Mills
University of Florida Clinic at Old Town
WUFT TV

Again thank you for your generous donation of materials
for our summer reading program.

Cindy Bellot, Librarian
Alphine James, FLYP Coordinator


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interest in many different
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them on their own. Not to
say they are left to fend for.
themselves. I am here to fa-
cilitate rather than to teach
them. They seem to learn
and retain so much more
when they are interested in
what we are doing. One im-
portant aspect in our home-
school is to instill the love of
learning in them. This
comes second to the first
reason of cQurse, which is
the love of God and His
mighty Word!

I hope that in the end I have
equipped them with the
learning tools needed to
pursue a vital and deepen-
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Vision Statement: The staff,
students and parents of Old
Town Elementary School
are on a quest to develop a
positive lifelong attitude to-
ward learning. By providing
a safe, caring, and stimulat-
ing environment, students
will increase their knowl-
edge and understanding of
themselves and their world.
" We challenge them to
reach for their dreams of
greatness."

Mission Statement: Old
Town Elementary School
will accomplish high stu-
dent achievement within a
safe school environment
that is staffed by well-quali-
fied teachers.

Please visit our district web-
site for many of your ques-
tions not answered directly
in the paper:
dixieschools.dixie.k12.fl. us

We have approximately 550
students and we serve Pre K
-5th grade..

Presently we have 25 class-
room teachers, 1 Pre K
teacher, 1 reading coach, 1
PE coach, and 1 guidance
counselor.

Favorite lunch: pizza

Old Town Elementary
school has a vast amount of
technology to assist in the
daily instruction of our stu-
dents. At this time, each
classroom has 5-7 student
computers. We have 4 com-
puter labs. The PK and
Kindergarten Waterford
labs, our school lab and a
new 3rd-5th grade state-of-
the-art lab that will enable
students to take state assess-
ments and utilize more of
the instructional software
programs we have available
to our students. OTES has
reading and math remedia-
tion software, the Kid Biz
program that promotes crit-


DIXIE DISTRICT
SCHOOLS
OPEN HOUSE


ANDERSON ELEMENTARY
SCHOOL
THURSDAY - AUGUST 20, 2009
4:00 - 6:00 PM

OLD TOWN ELEMENTARY
SCHOOL
Thursday - August 20, 2009
3:00 - 5:00 PM

OPEN HOUSE
RUTH RAINS MIDDLE SCHOOL
Thursday - August 20, 2009
5:30 - 7:00 PM

OPEN HOUSE
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Thursday'- August 20, 2009
7:00 - 8:30 PM


ical thinking through sci-
ence, social studies, and cur-
rent event articles. Our
teachers utilize document
cameras in their classrooms
for instruction.

It is very difficult to give the
most important aspect of
our curriculum, but when
planning for instruction, the
following aspects must be
considered: Sunshine State
Standards, student's in-
structional needs, and the
time in which the curricu-
lum must be taught.

The most important chal-
lenge that schools face today
is public funding of educa-
tion.

Family involvement in
school Is important to acad-
emic success. We encourage
parents to be involved, and
we will work hard to keep
our parents informed. Old
Town will seek ideas and
feedback from parents and
community members. Par-
ents should feel they are our
partners in education. Spe-
cific ways we are working
on meeting these goals in-
clude: developing an infor-
mation packet to send home
to parents, creating a
monthly newsletter and cal-
endar, scheduled conference
nights, personal contacts
with parents through phone
calls or letters, and having
Parent workshops.

The children, faculty, volun-
teers, and parents make Old
Town Elementary School a
special place. We provide a
stimulating environment
where children feel accepted
and encouraged to succeed.
Our staff has a strong work
ethic and commitment to ed-
ucation. We believe that all
students will meet and ex-
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and behavioral expectations
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At Whispering Winds we fo-
cus on the whole child and
do not focus solely on test
scores or data. We believe
that every child can and will
learn, but it takes a team ef-
fort. Our teachers are
knowledgeable, compassion-
ate, caring, and committed.
With the help of families
who participate actively in
their child's learning--we
can do anything!.

We believe Whispering
Winds is what every school
should be; a place where
every child is respected,
loved, and he or she has the
opportunity to learn in a
safe and nurturing environ-
ment. We are a family

This year we will probably
have 115, we're right at 105
now and will probably get
another 10. We usually pick
up quite a few right before
school.

We cover grades K-5. We
have 6 teachers with an in-
structional aide in every
classroom and 2 additional
instructional aides to help
with children with disabili-
ties. We also have a reading
coach/gifted teacher.
Every teacher and every
aide on our staff at this
time have been trained in
the Orton-Gillingham read-
ing methodology Orton-
Gillingham is one of the
most researched and most
successful programs to as-
sist struggling readers. It is
hard to find Orton-Gilling-
ham trained instructors be-
cause the training is in-
tense, lengthy and expen-
sive. Our focus is to provide
what every child needs.
Most of our instruction is
in small group rather than
whole class. It is a private
school type setting, but as
we are publicly funded,
there is no cost to attend.

We are a charter school. I
think the size makes the
biggest difference. Every
teacher knows every child.
Because of the very small
adult to child ratio, we have
virtually no discipline is-
sues. We are academically
strong, this year we missed
our adequate yearly
progress goals (92%), but
because we made 100% the
,previous two years we are a
school of choice. We fully
anticipate making AYP this
year. We are very child cen-
tered, and while we use data
to help us focus on the
needs of the children, we
are child-focused, rather
than data focused. I think
the most common miscon-
ception about our school is
that we are a school for
"special" children. While
we embrace children with
disabilities as we do all chil-
dren, the percentage of chil-
dren with disabilities at our
school is only slightly above
that of other public schools.
We are publicly funded. The
only charges that may be in-
curred would be that of any
school, such as field trips,
class activities, etc.

We have a great deal of tech-
nology We have a computer
lab with the latest educa-
tional software. We have a
DLP projector and Elmo in
every classroom. An Elmo
is a modern version of an
opaque projector. The
teacher can put writing
samples, a book, even a rock
or 3-D object on the Elmo
and it will project on the
screen. We subscribe to Dis-
covery Education and have
thousands of videos, lessons


and slides at the click of a
mouse.

The focus on standardized
testing has made schools a
place of haves and have
nots. Children do not all
learn at the same rate any
more than all people would
run a 100 yard dash at the
same rate. All children have
different gifts, strengths and
areas of need. The focus
should be more on the
growth of the individual
child, rather than the expec-
tation that all children learn
at the same rate. Schools
should be accountable for
children's learning, but chil-
dren should not be punished
if they do not learn as
quickly as the State man-
dates.

We enjoy positive participa-
tion in all activities. We
have gone on a few field
trips where there have been
restrictions on the number
of participants, but most of
the time we welcome par-
ents to become active partic-
ipants in all aspects of their
children's education. We do
not allow siblings on the
field trips unless they are in
the same class. We have
several parents who volun-
teer often in their child's
classroom. We welcome
their positive participation
in the classroom.

We incorporate art and mu-
sic in the classroom. Each
year we have an art show at
the end of the year. We
hope to increase, the music
activities this year. Our chil-
dren wear navy, khaki or
black slacks, shorts or
skirts (girls), and any solid
color polo-type shirt or ox-
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increase city
paychecks

by Tank Lee

The Town council of the
Town of Cross City held
their regularly meeting
Monday night on August
10th. Several items were on
the agenda.

City superintendent Johnny
Green reported that a tree
had fallen at the city park.
In addition, there were
three or four others in the
park that posed a threat that
needed to be removed. The
council voted to have these
trees removed as soon as
possible.

City manager Scott Gantt
reported that flow rates
were being discussed with
DOC (Cross City Correction-
al Institute) concerning the
amount of waste water be-
ing treated by the city

Also discussed was a pilot
test program.for a reverse
osmosis system at the water
plant. The test program
would cost $ 5750.00 but
could result in improving
the water quality

The council declared a state
of emergency in regards to
the air conditioning at City
Hall. The system had caused
leaks and damage through-
out the building. As well as
not working at all in half of
the building. The.council


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When we offered a summer
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decided to take immediate
action to prevent any fur-
ther damage to the struc-
ture or it's contents.

In other business, the coun-
cil voted unanimously to
amend Ordinance No. 305 to
repeal the provisions of ex-
tending city services (water
and sewer) beyond the city
limits.

City clerk Angle Bush ex-
pressed awareness for the
upcoming census and dis-
cussed the importance of
everyone participating.

Then it was time for the
"main event", the clerk pre-
sented the "suggested bud-
get" as proposed by the bud-
get committee. After much,
much, sometimes heated de-
bating, the council voted to
adopt a mileage rate of 8.025
for the coming year. This
will create an increase in
the budget of approximately
$24,000. This increase was
said to be necessary due to
the rising cost of operating
expenditures as well as a
significant decline in the to-
tal taxable value (property
tax) within the city

Council President Kay
Harden announced that a
workshop meeting would be
held on Monday at 4:30'to
discuss the possibility of
employee raises. In these
tough economic times, the
council is really having a
hard time with the budget.
They are trying to reward
their employees while con-
tinuing to serve the city the
best they can. As the old
saying goes, they are trying
to "Do More With Less".

Also mentioned, a town hall
meeting is scheduled for
Monday the 17th at the
Woman's Club with Con-
gressman Alan Boyd.


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Local


Local graduate enlists

John Micheal Desilet is a
2008 graduate from Dixie
County high school. He en-
listed in the
Ranger divi-
sion
of the United
States Army
and will
leave for Fort
Benning, Ga.
on Tuesday,
August
11,2009
John was
born and
raised in
Dixie Coun- Mom--(getting
ty,some of
his hobbies in-
clude driving
and building big mu'd trucks
and he loves water sports on
the Suwannee River.


Saturday was spent with
family and friends at a cook-
out on the banks of the riv-
er, soaking up memories to
Last until his return. John's
family is very proud of the


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young man he has grown
into and pray
God's blessings and protec-
tion in this adventure he
has chosen.


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The cost is 30.00 and you may pick up the registration
forms in the office at RRMS. All students must have a phys-
ical, proof of insurance, parent consent form and registra-
tion form completed before they dan participate in the
camp. Attendance at this camp DOES NOT guarantee the
student a spot on the volleyball team.

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BELIEVING in ACHIEVING

2) How many students do
you have? 420

3) What grades do you cov-
er? 6th,7th and 8th

4) How many teachers do
you have, what.is your
teacher/student ratio,
and do you have any special-
ized programs or faculty?
We are meeting the state re-
quirements with 27 Teach-
ers

5) Are you a public school,
private school, charter
school, and can you
explain how that makes you
different? Public

6) Are there fees for attend-
ing school? How much does
lunch cost? There are no
fees and the meal website is
http://www.dixie.kl2.fl.us/fo
od %20service.htm

7) What sort of technology
(computers, etc) does your
school use? LCD projec-
tors,document cameras and
laptop and desktop comput-
ers

8) What is the most impor-
tant aspect of your curricu-
lum? Teaching the SSS to
all students ,focusing on
core instruction,initial in-
struction and immediate in-
tensive intervention.

9) What do you feel is the
most important challenge
facing schools today? state
funding and unfunded man-
dates on public schools


1) Does your school have a
"mission statement" and
what is it? Anderson Anglers
are "caught" on a lifetime of
learning

> >2) How many students do
you have? approximately 600

3) What grades do you cover?
PK-5th

4) How many teachers do you
have, what is your
teacher/student ratio,
and do you have any special-
ized programs or faculty?
we are currently meeting
the state requirements of 18
or less in PK-3; 22
or less in 4th-5th.

5) Are you a public school, �
private school, charter
school, and can you explain
how that makes you differ-
ent? Public

6) Are there fees for attend-
ing school? How much does
lunch cost?
no fees to attend; visit this
wesite for meal pricing:
http://www.dixie.kl2.fl.us/Fo
od%20Service.htm

S7) What sort of technology
(computers, etc) does your
school use?
computers (both laptop and
desktop), LCD projectors,
document cameras

8) What is the most impor-
tant aspect of your curricu-
lum? teaching the SSS, with
major focus on core instruc-
tion, initial


10) How does your school
see the role of the parents
in education? Are
parents welcome in class-
rooms? On field trips? Sib-
lings? Parents are the
biggest part of a childs edu-
cation and are welcomed at
RRMS.

11) Do you offer extracurric-
ular programs or classes to
non-traditional
students such as home-
schoolers? Online or home-
bound students? Please
check with RRMS Guidance
Department for all this in-
formation

12) What's the most popular
item on your lunch menu?
Pizza,Subs and chicken
strips

13) Do you offer sports?
Clubs? Foreign languages?
Art classes? Music?
What kinds?

Jr. BetaVolleyball,Foot-
ball,girls and boys Basket-
ball, Softball and Baseball,3
times a year RRMS has Club
Day for all students. RRMS
has a beginner and interme-
diate Band classes.

14) Do you have a dress code
or uniforms? yes

15) Do you have a website?
What is it?
http://aplusweb.dixie.kl2.fl.
us/-rrms@dixie.kl2.fl.us/

16) What makes your school
special? RRMS has a very
dedicated staff and great
students!


instruction, and Immediate
intensive intervention

9) Whatdo you feel is the
most important challenge
facing schools today?
in a word, state funding!

10) How does your school see
the role of the parents in ed-
ucation? Are parents wel-
come in classrooms? On field
trips? Siblings? parents are
our partners in education.
Parents are most definitely
welcomed to volunteer in the
classrooms. They simply
need to be board approved,
then inquire with their
child(ren)'s teachers) on
when and how to volunteer.

11) Do you offer extracurric-
ular programs or classes to
non-traditional students
such as homeschoolers? On-
line or homebound students?

12) What's the most popular
item on your lunch menu?
Hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza,
and baked chicken

13) Do you offer sports?
Clubs? Foreign languages?
Chinese club, French club,
Spanish Club, Jr Beta Club

14) Do you have a dress code
or uniforms? yes

15) Do you have a website?
What is it?
http://aplusweb.dixie.kl2.fl.u
s/-aes@dixie.k12.fl. us/

16) What makes your school
special? its diversity


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earning Board meeting re-
cently Monroe is a Hydro-
logic Data Collection Spe-
cialist for the District. Pic-
tured from left, Governing
Board Chair Don Quincey,


District staff
recognized for 30
years service


Vern Roberts
was recog-
nized for 30
years of ser-
vice at a
Suwannee Riv-
er Water Man-
agement Dis-
trict Govern-
ing Board
meeting re-
cently Roberts
is the Finance
Officer for the ' f
District. Pic- .
turned from
left, Govern- ul 1
ing Board
Chair Don
Quincey,
Roberts and
Deputy Execu-
tive Director
Joe Flanagan.
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Donald Monroe was recog-
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at a Suwannee River Water
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school year should register immediately at Old Town or
Anderson Elementary schools.

You must provide a birth certificate, current physical, and
shot record before the student can begin school.



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Stuff to Do


BLUEGRASS CONCERT AT LAKE CITY
COMMUNITY COLLEGE AUGUST 15

Two-time Grammy nominee Valerie Smith and her band,
Liberty Pike, featuring Becky Buller, will perform in con-
cert in LCCC's Levy Performing Arts Center on Saturday,
August 15, at 7 p.m. The opening act is Lake City native
Caitlin Nicole Eadie. Tickets are $10 for all ages and doors.
open at 6 p.m. A portion of the show's proceeds will go to
Lake City Community College's Take Stock in Children
Program. The show is being presented by producer and ra-
dio personality Don Miller.





for Children in the C mnypity
at Grace Worsh ,, Turch
2 miles north of Old Town on Hwy 349, Look for signs
Games
Prizes
Food and Drink
School Supplies

Saturday, August 15, 2009
10 Am to 1:00 pm


DIXIE DAYS FESTIVAL

SEPT. 26, 2009

BALLFIELD/TRAILRIDERS COMPLEX

PRESENTED BY

THE DIXIE COUNTY CHAMBER OF
COMMERCE


Truck Contest
Entertainment
Food Vendors
Craft Vendors
Contest


EXHIBITIONS BY
D C SOCCER LEAGUE
D C LITTLE LEAGUE
D C FOOTBALL LEAGUE
DIXIE HORSEMAN ASSOC.
LARRY TAYLOR'S MARTIAL ARTS


DRAWINGS FOR PRIZES ALL DAY

COME SUPPORT DIXIE COUNTY

LOOK FOR MORE INFORMATION IN THE
FOLLOWING WEEKS AND MARK YOUR CALENDARS
WITH THE DATE








Pork Dinner


Sponsored by: DIXIE SR. FFA


Friday, August 21st, 2009

10:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Dixie County High School Cafeteria
$5.00 plate donation


Menu: Grilled Pork, Potato Salad, Green
Beans, Roll, Dessert, and Drink






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deoth o a panriciptrtin equi~n e~tivti- s alise a
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O/he LeMy County Horse Club
Presents the 9"' Annual
Breast Cancer Awareness Tralride


Tidewater Tralhead in Goethe Forest
Located at t t south ed of CR 337
In conjunction with Forest Awareness Month and
Greenways and Trail Month


Date:
Time:
Cost:
am:


Food:


Saturday, October 24th, 2009
All day, ride at your own pace!
20400 Registration fee per rider, includes 1
free ticket for lunch.
Fun raffles will be held during the lunch break
around 1 p.m. Poker run Saturday a.m. for
$10 donation with a $50 winner. Bonfire
Friday night and possible entertainment!
Sat. morning 8 to 10am Pancakes & Stuff
breakfast for minimum $5 donation. Lunch
free with registration, or available for $5 each.


OvQernght camplag is available for those who would like to come in on
Friday or stay over till Sunday. Water for horses and bathroom fahllttis
will be available. This it a NO hunting date. Tnil use and camp fees wwved
for this benefit event Current ;gldchbcked atr istraition.
Come join us for a great time to benefit a great cause!
An Donations go to benAlt local breast ancer patle
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ONE DAY. TWO BUCKS.
TONS OF FUNI

It's $2 Day

at
Jacksonville Zoo
August 14, 2009 Only

August 10, 2009 - Jack-,
sonville, FL Jacksonville
Zoo and Gardens is provid-
ing a way for families to en-
joy a fun time together be-
fore school starts that's very
affordable. On

August 14, 2009, Zoo guests
can celebrate the end of
summer vacation for only
$2.00 per person for admis-
sion. Cool misters, treats
and exhibits are stationed
throughout the Zoo. Play
Park Splash Ground and
other water exhibits will
keep you wet and wild.
Watch the Zoo animals en-
joying cool treats such as
blocks of ice, fish or meat
popsicles, water pools and
more - great fun for the ani-
mals and the people watch-
ing them.
"One of our missions at the
Zoo is to provide a quality
family experience at an af-
fordable price," said Tony
Vecchio, executive director
of the Jacksonville Zoo and
Gardens. "The $2 special
discount promotion, along
with others that our Zoo


Suwannee River Economic
Council
Breakfast is now
being served!
at the Senior Center at
357 SE 22nd Avenue
For info-call Heddie Johnson
4.98-2714

CUB SCOUTS

Meet at the First United
Methodist Church of Cross City
on Monday nights at 6:30 to
7:30.
Boys First to Fifth Grade
For questions call Joseph
Dieter
352:542-8773

Childhood Development
Services, Inc.


Head Start/ialy
He- d Stat

*Open House*

Date: August 21, 2009
Time: 1:00 300pm

Location: All Head Start/Early
Head Start classrooms

Staff will be there to. assist you
and answer any questions you may
have. Come & meet your child's
teachers.

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SATURDAYS - 5:30 P.M.
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have been running through-
out the summer, offers
everyone an opportunity to
escape the "real world", and
enjoy a trip "around the
world" at the Zoo."

For more information on
this and other Zoo promo-
tions go to
jacksonvillezoo.org.

For over 90 years, the Jack-
sonville Zoo and Gardens
has been dedicated to in-
spiring the discovery and
appreciation of wildlife
through innovative experi-
ence in a caring environ-
ment. >From the beginning
in 1914, with an animal col- *
election that consisted of
only one red deer fawn, the
Jacksonville Zoo and Gar-
dens has become one of the
top zoos in the nation, now
with more than 1,400 rare
and exotic animals and over
1,000 unique plant species.
The Zoo is a non-profit orga-
nization and an accredited
member of the Association
of Zoos and Aquariums and
the World Association of
Zoos and Aquariums. It is
open year-round, seven days
a week, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
and is located on Jack-
sonville's north side at 370
Zoo Parkway, one-half mile
east from 1-95. The Zoo is
open until 6 p.m. on week-
ends and holidays from
March to Labor Day. For
more information, go to
jacksonvillezoo.org.


North Florida's Largest
Tailgate Party!!

Huge Gator Chomp Romp
set for Aug. 21-22 at Spirit of
the Suwannee Music Park!

Gator Mascots Albert & Al-
berta to be at Saturday pep
rally 5:30 - 7:30 with Gator
Dance Team, the Dazzlers,
just before the Gator Video
is filmed! Don't miss this!

Gator fans everywhere, it's
time to kick off the new sea-
son for the National Cham-
pions and you can do it at
the Spirit of the Suwannee
Music Park (SOSMP)! That's
right, the first Gator Chomp
Romp is set for Aug. 21-22 at
the SOSMP with a weekend
of games, meet and greets
with Gator greats, Gator
Mascots Albert and Alberta
and the Gator dance team
the Dazzlers, making of the
YouTube Music Video "ARE
YOU READY FOR THE
GATORS" (a message from
the Gator Nation to the
world), poker run on golf
carts, pep rally and Gator
Rally along with Mike


Mullis of Gator Chomp song
fame and his band,
WhooWhee and six other
bands. Mike co-wrote words
and music for the song
"Gator Chomp," a rollicking
song about the University of
Florida Football Program.
Gator Chomp was a licensed
collegiate product sold
throughout Florida and at
the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
Gift Shop. It will soon be
time to gather the orange
and blue and head out to the
SOSMP for this huge tail-
gate party and BIG weekend
with other Gator fans to
kick off the new Gator sea-
son! Games will include
greased football, Gator tail
eating contest, Gator toss,
Gator prowl, Gator golf cart
parade with a prize to the
best looking Gator cart,
punt, pass and-kick contest
and Texas Hold'em poker
tournament.Advance tickets
at all B&B Food Stores and
1st Street Music and Snit-
ty's.Western Store in Lake
City or on line www.musi-
cliveshere.com.
or'
www.gatorchompromp.com.


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Pickles
Dessert
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Wednesday, August 19,
11:00-1:00pm
Support the DCHS
Cheerleaders

Call 578-4042
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Will deliver or pipk up in
front of DCHS Gym


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Mercury motor. 3000.00 OBO 356-
2252 or 498-3273

FOR SALE
Twelve foot covered cargo trail-
er, fold-down ramp w/ side door-
make offer. 356-2252 or 498-3273

FOR SALE
DOdge 2002 4WD long wheel base,
make offer 498.3273 356-2252

Blue Pit Puppies 352-258-9912.


Crystal Sale: Original American
Fostoria purchased in the 50's, 32
pieces $600. Call 352-542-9457.


"I am beginning to

suspect all elaborate and

special systems of

education. They seem to

me to be built up on the

supposition that every

child is a kind of idiot who

must be taught to think."


Anne Sullivan


WORK WANTED. i'll do house-
cleaning and yard work. Free es-
timates 542-8502

NEED TO GO TO THE DOCTOR?
Need your pets fed while you're
out of town? Call Connie
352-542-8148 or 352-210-1514
33,34,35,36








WANTED
Part Time Housekeeper
Steinhatchee River Inn
Steinhatchee, FL
(352) 498-4049
UFN

Non-Profit Organization
Client Services Counselor
The Board of Directors of the Early
Learning Coalition of the Nature Coast,
serving Citrus/Dixie/Gilchrist/Levy
and Sumter Counties announces the fol-
lowing employment opportunity:
Full Time (40 Hours) Client Services
Counselor in the service area of Dixie,
Gilchrist, and Levy counties. The posi-
tion is located in Chiefland, Fl. 32626.
Minimum qualifications: This position
includes performing child care eligibili-
ty / case management - must be detail
oriented and have computer skills, abil-
ity to multi-task, learn quickly and
work independently. Applicants who
have medical record.or client case: man-, ,
agement experience, and bilingual
speaking (Spanish and English) pre-
ferred.
Qualified applicants should submit re-
;sume tu 212.N. Main streetEhiefland,
FL; 32626 or fax to 352-563-5933 on or
before August 21, 2009. Please include
cover page that must include "Applying
for Client Services Counselor". Please
call 352-563-9939'if 3ou hate any ques-
tions.
An EEO Employer.

Senior Staff Assistant
Allied Health Academy
This is a secretarial position located in
the Academy for Allied Health Pro-
grams, assisting the Director of Nurs-
ing Programs with secretarial tasks,
varied computer work, some adminis-
trative duties, and interacting with
staff and students.
High School graduate or equivalency
plus four years secretarial or clerical
experience. Additional education may
be substituted on a year for year basis
for required experience in related area.
Special consideration will be given to
applicants with an associate degree or
certificate in a related area, bachelor's
degree preferred. Experience as an as-
sistant to a manager; self starter.
SALARY: $23,827.00 annually plus ben-
efits
Senior Staff Assistant
Olustee Center
This is a secretarial position located at
the Olustee Center and reports directly
to the Executive Director, Public Ser-
vice Programs. The Senior Staff Assis-
tapt is responsible for assisting the Ex-
ecutive Director in work with develop-
ing and expanding programs in the
Public Service area, maintaining appro-
priate documentation for customized
training programs, and maintaining
staff and room schedules for a growing
area at the college. Other duties vary
widely in both subject matter and com-
plexity and require the exercising of
Considerable initiative and independent
judgment. High School graduate or
equivalency plus four years secretarial
or clerical experience. Additional edu-
cation may be substituted on a year for
year basis for required experience in re-
lated area. Experience working with
MS Word and Excel. Special considera-
tion will be given to applicants with an
associate degree or certificate in Office
Administration, Business Administra-
tion or a closely related area.
SALARY: $23,827.00 annually plus ben-
efits
Application deadline: August 24, 2009
Persons interested should provide a Col-
lege application for each vacancy no-
tice, vita, and photocopies of tran-
scripts. All foreign transcripts must be
submitted with official translation and
evaluation. Applications and full posi-
tion details are available on our website
www.lakecitycc.edu'
Inquiries: Human Resources
149 SE.College Place
Lake City, FL 32025
Phone: (386) 754-4314 Fax: (386) 754-
4594
E-mail: bests@lakecitycc.edu
LCCC is accredited by the Southern As-
sociation
of Colleges and Schools
VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education
& Employment
33


II


SHOWERS OF BLESSINGS
CUSTOM WATER TREAT-
MENT NOW LEASING EQUI-
MENT! Get rid of that iron,
odor, and hard water! WATTS
has the water treatment that will
give you clean healthy water to
cook with and to drink for the
entire family. I guarantee our
systems to remove the iron,
odors and give you pure clean
water. No more iron spots or
dingy clothes. Financing avail-
able with little or no money
down and low payments. We
have systems for every budget
including buying or renting
your equipment. For all of your
water problems'call your local
WATTS dealer DAVID. B.
DOWNING (352) 356-0474 or (352)
498-2449. We service what we
sell! A member of the Florida
Quality Water.


DIXIE TILE AND MARBLE.
Owner Billy Cothron, licensed
and insured, 30 years exp. tile
wood. marble, rock, glass
blocks and more. Free esti-
mates and fair prices. Call
352-210-9219
UFN


MARTIAL ARTS- Self Defense
Classes -.Kids/Adults. Gain con-
fidence. Respect. Fitness. $40.00
Registration fee, then only
$5.00/class. Larry Taylor's
Karate Training Center, Cross
City. 498-0048 Ufn

HOMEBLULDER. Quality
homes built on your lot. Visit
our sales and design center at
26761 SE Hwy 19, Old Town; open
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm. Lifetime
Homes (CBC017140) 352-542-8416.
UFN

Jim's Pressure Washing/
Exterior Painting
Serving our area for over 20
yrs. Call today for a free esti-
mate. Pastor Jim Hurst 352-
498-3023 or 352-356-3831

DIXIE MONUMENTS serving
North Central Florida for 16
years. Open Tuesday-Friday 8-4.
Saturday 8-12 or call for appoint-
ment anytime, located on 512 Av-
enue (behind McCrabb Church) 7
miles North of Old Town on Hwy
349. 542-3432 or toll free 1-877-542-
S3232
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Hay For Sale
Last year hay (2008), $20.00
per round bale. This year.
hay, (2009), $35.00 per round
,bale. 352 222-5405.
UFN





WELDING CLASS
FALL SEMESTER

Earn certification in SMAW,
MIG, and TIG welding. Be quali-
fied for jobs that pay $8.00 - $16.00
per hour. Adult welding classes
taught by Mr. James Harvey be-
gin Monday, August 31, 2009 at
Dixie County High School.
Classes will be held through
Thursday, December 17, 2009
each Monday, Tuesday and
Thursday evening from 6:00-10:00
P.M. A minimum of 10 students
is required, with the maximum
of 15.

Make plans now to enroll for the
fall semester. Registration for
the semester is Monday, August
31, 2009 starting at 6:00 PM. The
fee is $319.20 and is due at regis-
tration. You will need to bring a
photo ID and your Social Securi-
ty Card. If you need additional
information, please call Donna
Wright at 498-6141.

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96 Fleetwood DWMH for Sale 3
BR 2 Bath excellent condition
at 153 NE 300st Cross City,
Sahdy Oaks RV and MH Park,
To stay at the park :Lot rent
150.00 per month Harry
Berling 498-1961


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www. dcadvocate.net


Legals, etc.


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR
TAX DEED

NORRIS MCKINNEY
PO BOX 920
CROSS CITY, FL 32628

The holder of the following certifi-
cate has filed said certificate for a
tax deed to be issued thereon. The
certificate number and year of is-
suance, the description of the prop-
erty and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows

Certificate No: 668 JUNE
1, 2004

Description of Property:


SEE EXHIBIT "A"

NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED

MARK MCGEE, 4222 HIBISCUS
CIRCLE, WEST PALM BEACH, FL
33409

WARNING: Said property being in
the County of Dixie, State of Flori-
da. Unless such certificate shall be
redeemed according to law the
property described in such certifi-
cate shall be sold to the highest bid-
der at the Dixie County Courthouse
on September 8, 2009 at 11:00 A.M.

August 10, 2009

Dana D. Johnson, Clerk of Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628

Candace L. Corbin, Deputy Clerk

EXHIBIT A


Description of Property:

Parcel No. 25-09-13-4424-0000-
0620

2.00 ACRES 25 9 13 LOT 62 MC-
CRABB CROSSING S/D ORB 234
P 87 ORB 261 P 103 (QC) (VERY
LOW LOT) ORB 277 P 485

Subject to the restrictions of record.


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR
TAX DEED

ROBERT W. NELSON JR.
PO BOX 28
BARRYVILLE, NY 12719

The holder of the following certifi-
cate has filed said certificate for a
tax deed to be issued thereon. The
certificate number and year of is-.
suance, the description of the prop-
erty and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows

Certificate No: 1046
JUNE 1, 2007

Description of Property:


SEE EXHIBIT "A"

NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED

CHKARLESiK-�LANZER, 174
ENN R, MONROEVILLE,
PA 1 i 46-0000

WARNING: Said property being in
the County of Dixie, State of Flori-
da. Unless such certificate shall be
redeemed according to law the
property described in such certifi-
cate shall be sold to the highest
bidder at the Dixie County Court-
house on AUGUST 18, 2009 at
11:00 A.M.

July 21, 2009


Dana D. Johnson, Clerk of Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628

Candace L. Corbin, Deputy Clerk


EXHIBIT A
Description of Property:

Parcel No. 36-10-13-5665-0006-
0430

36 10 13 LOT 43 BLK 6 SUWAN-
NEE GARDENS SUB DIV DB 1 P
571 OR BK 65 PG 406


33,34,35,36


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR
TAX DEED

NORRIS MCKINNEY
PO BOX 920
CROSS CITY, FL 32628

The holder of the following certifi-
cate has filed said certificate for a
Stax deed to be issued thereon. The
certificate number and yearof is-
suance, the description of the prop-
erty and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows

Certificate No: 339 JUNE
1, 2004

Description of Property:


SEE EXHIBIT "A"

NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED

SHARON C. SULLIVAN, PO BOX
54, LECANTO, FL 34460

WARNING: Said property being in
the County of Dixie, State of Flori-
da. Unless such certificate shall be
redeemed according to law the
property described in such certifi-
cate shall be sold to the highest bid-
der at the Dixie County Courthouse
on September 8, 2009 at 11:00 A.M.

August 10, 2009

Dana D. Johnson, Clerk of Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628

Candace L. Corbin, Deputy Clerk

EXHIBIT A


Description of Property:

Parcel No. 16-09-13-4101-0000-
0190

2.23 ACRES 16 9 13 LOT 19 MAR-
JORIE MANOR S/D OR BK 187 P.G
805

Subject to the restrictions of record.
33,34,35,36


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR DIXIE COUNTY, FLORI-
DA-
CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE NO 15-
2009-ca-000092

WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,
PLAINTIFF, VS.
THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DE-
VISEES, GRANTEES, AS-
SIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDI-
TORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST
M. EDWARD PHILLIPS A/K/A
MARK EDWARD PHILLIPS DE-
CEASED, ETA L, DEFENDANTSS.

NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN
PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER AND
AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED
INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS)
WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE
DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER
SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY
CLAIM AN INTEREST AS


Subject to the restrictions of record.
30,31,32,33



NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

GEORGE C. CAMPBELL
PO BOX 1821
CROSS CITY, FL 32628

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

Certificate No: 068.
JUNE 1,2005

Description of Property:
SEE EXHIBIT "A"
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED
CHARLIE MANN SR, C/O
GEORGE CAMPBELL, PO BOX
1821, CROSS CITY, FL 32680

WARNING: Said property being in
the County of Dixie, State of Flori-
da. Unless such certificate shall
be redeemed according to law the
property described in such certifi-
cate shall be sold to the highest
bidder at the Dixie County Court-
house on AUGUST 18, 2009 at
11:00 A.M.

July 21, 2009

Dana D. Johnson, Clerk of Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628
Candace L. Corbin, Deputy Clerk
EXHIBIT A
Description of Property:
Parcel No. 04-10.12 0000-1700-
0000

4 10'12 BG SW CR NW 1% OF SE
1%4 RWfI' JL -FT N 117 FT FOR
POB, Fi /" FT N 50 FT E 80
FT S 50 FT ORB 248 P 733 (DC)
(NURSING HOME)
Subject to the restrictions of
record.
30,31,32,33


SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS, LAST KNOWN AD-
DRESS: UNKNOWN, CURRENT
ADDRESS: UNKNOWN

YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT an ac-
tion tg foreclose a mortgage on the
following property in DIXIE County,
Florida:

LOT 109 OF SUWANNEE COVE,
A CONDOMINIUM ACCORDING TO
THE DECLARATION OF CONDO-
MINIUM THEREOF RECORDED
SEPTEMBER 22, 2006 IN OFFI-
CIAL RECORDS BOOK 357,
PAGES 1 THROUGH 119 OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF DIXIE
COUNTY, FLORIDA, TOGETHER
WITH ITS UNDIVIDED SHARE IN
THE COMMON ELEMENTS, AND
TOGETHER WITH A DOCK NO. 1,
AS SET FORTH IN SAID DECLA-
RATION OF CONDOMINIUM.

has been filed against you and you
are required to serve a copy of
your written defenses within 30


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

CASE NO. 09-173-DR
DIVISION: CIVIL

CHRIS ANN OSTEEN, PETI-
TIONER AND
NICOLE WALKER, RESPON-
DENT.

NOTICE OF ACTION FOR STEP-
PARENT ADOPTION

TO NICOLE WALKER, LAST AD-
DRESS UNKNOWN

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an ac-
tion has been filed against you
and that you are required to serve
a copy of your written defenses, if
any, to it on Chris Ann Osteen,
whose address is PO Box 2555,
Cross City, FL 32628 on or before
August 23, 2009, and file the orig-
inal with the clerk of this Court at
PO Box 1206, 214 NE 351 Hwy,
Cross City, FL 32628 before ser-
vice 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 Cir-
cuit Court's office. You may re-
view those documents upon re-
quest. You must keep the Clerk
of the Circuit Court's office noti-
fied of your current address. Fu-
ture papers in this lawsuit will be'
mailed to the address on record
at the clerk's office. You may file
Notice of Current Address, Florida
Supereme Court Approved Family
Law Form 12.915.
WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida
Family Law Rules of Procedure
requires certain automatic disclo-
sure of documents and informa-
tion. Failure to comply can result
in sanctions, including dismissal
or striking of pleadings.
Dated: July 16, 2009
Dana D. Johnson, Clerk of the
Circuit Court,
By: Kim Wade, Deputy Clerk
30.31.32.33
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR
TAX DEED

NORRIS MCKINNEY
PO BOX 920
CROSS CITY, FL 32628

The holder of the following certifi-
cate has filed said certificate for a
tax deed to be issued thereon. The
certificate number and year of is-
suance, the description of the prop-
erty and the names in which it-was
assessed are as follows

Certificate No: 249 JUNE
1,2004

Description of Property:


SEE EXHIBIT "A"

NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED

BUFORD L. STURGILL AND
YENCIT STURGILL, 2077 SHAD-
OW PINE DRIVE, BRANDON, FL
33511

WARNING: Said property being in
the County of Dixie, State of Flori-
da. Unless such certificate shall be
redeemed according to law the
property described in such certifi-
cate shall be sold to the highest bid-
der at the Dixie County Courthouse
on September 8, 2009 at 11:00 A.M.

August 10, 2009

Dana D. Johnson, Clerk of Court
Dixie County, Florida 32628

Candace L. Corbin, Deputy Clerk

EXHIBIT A

Description of Property:
Parcel No. 11-10-13-4554-0000-
0170
2.42 ACRES 11 10 13 LOT 17 OLD
TOWN HAMMOCK S/D ORB 182 P
413

Subject to the restrictions of record.
33,34,35,36


days after the first publication, if
any, on Florida Default Law Group,
PL, Plaintiff's attorney, whose ad-
dress is 9119 Corporate Lake Dri-
ve, Suite 300, Tampa, Florida
33634 and file the original with this
Court wither before serivce on
Plaintiff's attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the re-
lief demanded in the Complaint or
petition.

This notice shall be published once
each week for two consecutive
weeks in the Dixie County Advo-
cate. WITNESS my hand and the
seal of this Court on this 4th day of
August, 2009.

Dana D. Johnson, Clerk of the
Court, by: Karen Leverett, Deputy
Clerk
33,34


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR DIXIE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE NO 15-2008-
CA-000130

WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL AS-
SOCIATION, PLAINTIFF,VS.
MARY W. LAWHON A/K/A MARY E.
LAWHON, ET AL. DEFENDANTS.

AMENDED NOTICE OF FORE-
CLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to a Summary Final Judgment
of Foreclosure dated, February 11,
2009 and Ex-Parte Order to Sched-
ule Foreclosure Sale dated July 27,
2009, both entered in Case No 15-
2008-CA-000130 of the Circuit
Court for Dixie County, Florida, I will
sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash, at separate sales, near the
entrance of the Main Clerk's office
outside the Northwest entrance to
the Dixie County Courthouse, 1214
NE Highway 351, Cross City, FL
32628 on the 1st day of September,
2009 at 11:00 AM, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said
Summary Final Judgment:

Count I
Lot 4, RIVERSHORES AT JENA
ADDITION, according to the plat
thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 1,
Page 260, of the Public Records of
Dixie County, FLorida.

TOGETHER WITH all improve-
ments now or hereafter erected on
the property, and all easements,
rights, appurtenances, rents, royal-
ties, mineral, oil and gas rights and
profits, water rights, and stock and
all fixtures now or hereafter at-
tached to the property.
Property #1 address: Lot 4, River
Shores Addition, Jena, FL 32359.

County III
Lot 1, RIVERSHORES AT JENA
ADDITION, according to palt thereof
recorded in Plat Page 260, of the
Public Records of Dixie County,
FLorida..

TOGETHER WITH all improve-
ments now or hereafter erected on
the property, and all easements,
rights, appurtenances, rents, royal-
ties, mineral, oil and gas rights and
profits, water rights, and stock and
all fixtures now or hereafter at-
tached to the property.
Property #2 Address: Lot 1, River
Shores Addition, Jena, FL 32359

COUNT V
LOT 69, RIVERSHOFES AT JENA,
according to palt thereof recorded
in Plat Page 259, of the Public
Records of Dixie County, FLorida.

TOGETHER WITH all improve-
ments now or hereafter erected on
the property, and all easements,
rights, appurtenances, rents, royal-
ties, mineral, oil and gas rights and
profits, water rights,' and stock and
all fixtures now or hereafter at-
tached to the property.
Property #3 Address: Lot 69, River
Shores, Jena FL 32359

ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN-
TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
THE SALE, IF AN, TOHER THAN
THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF
THE DATE OF LIS PENDENS
MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIX-
TY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE

WITNESS my hand and the seal of
this Court on July 27, 2009.

In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, persons with
disabilities needing a special ac-
commodation to participate in this
proceeding should contact the indi-
vidual or agency sending this notice
no later than seven (7) days prior to
the proceeding. If hearing Impaired,
RDD 1.-800-955-8771 or Voice 1-
800-955-8770 via Florida Relay
Service.

DANA JOHNSON
Clerk of the Circuit and County
Court
By: Karen Leverett
32,33


"Whenever is

found what is

called a paternal

government, there

is found state

education. It has

been discovered

that the best way

to ensure implicit


obedience is to

commence


other than the property owner as fo
the date of the Lis Pendens must
file a claim within sixty (60) days af-
Ster the sale.


WITNESS MY HAND and the seal
tyranny in the of this Court on August 10, 2009.


nursery"



Benjamin Disraeli


DANA D. JOHNSON, Clerk of the
Circuit Court
By: Karen Leverett, Deputy Clerk
33,34


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

CASE NO 15-2009-CA-000103

WELLS FARGO BANK, NAAS
TRUSTEE, ON BEHALF OF THE
CERTIFICATE HOLDERS, MASTR
ASSET BACKED SECURITIES
TRUST 2007-NCW MORTGAGE
PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES
SERIES 2007-NCW, PLAINTIFF
VS.
RICHARD J. LASCO, ET AL,
DEFENDANTS

NOTICE OF ACTION

TO: RICHARD J. LASCO, LAST
KNOWN ADDRESS 97 SE 307TH
STREET, CROSS CITY, FLORIDA
32628. CURRENT ADDRESS UN-
KNOWN.

ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PAR-
TIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH
UNDER, AND AGAINST THE
HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DE-
FENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT
KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PAR-
TIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST
AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS. LAST KNOWN AD-
DRESS: UNKNOWN
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN

YOU ARE NOTIFIED tha an action
to foreclose a mortgage on the fol-
lowing property in DIXIE County,
Florida:

THE NORTH HALF OF BLOCK F,
COMPRISING NORTH HALF OF
LOTS 6 AND 17, AND ENTIRE
LOTS 1,2,3,4,5,18,19,20,21, AND
' 22, OF THE SUBDIVISION OF
CROSS CITY ESTATES, ON FILE
IN THE RECORDS OF THE
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT'S OF-
FICE IN DIXIE COUNT, FLORIDA.
SAID LAND BEING LOCATED AND
SITUATED IN THE SOUTHEAST
* 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF
SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 10
SOUTH, RANGE 12 EAST, DIXIE
COUNTY, FLORIDA.

has been filed against you and you
are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses within 30 days af-
ter the first publication, if any, on
Florida Default Law Group, PL,
Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is
9119 Corporate Lake Drive, Suite
300, Tampa, Florida 33634 and file
the original with this Court wither
before serivce on Plaintiff's attorney
or immediately thereafter; otherwise
a default will be entered against you
for the relief demanded in the Com-
plaint or petition.

This notice shall be published once
each week for two consecutive
weeks in the Dixie County Advo-
cate. WITNESS my hand and the
seal of this Court on this 7th day of
August, 2009.

Dana D. Johnson, Clerk of the
Court, by: Karen Leverett, Deputy
Clerk
33,34
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR DIXIE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE NO 15-2008-
CA-000105

WELLS FARGO BANK, NA SUC-
.CESSOR BY MERGER TO WELLS
FARGO HOME MORTGAGE, INC.,
PLAINTIFF, VS.
MAX C. HORN ET AL, DEFEN-
DANT(S)

NOTICE OF AMENDED
RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE
SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Order Resbheduling
Foreclosure Sale dated August 5,
2009 and entered in Case No. 15-
2008-CA-000105 of the Circuit
'ourt of the THIRD Judicial Circuit
in and for DIXIE County, FLorida
wherein WELLS FARGO BANK,
NA, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER
TO WELLS FARGO HOME MORT-
GAGE, INC., is the Plaintiff and
MAX C. HORN; CATHLEEN R.
HORN, SUNSTATE FEDERAL
CREDIT UNION; are the Defen-
dants, I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at NORTH-,
WEST SIDE LOBBY OF THE DIXIE
COUNTY COURTHOUSE AT 11:00
AM ON THE 22ND DAY OF SEP-
TEMBER, 2009, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said
Final Judgment:

LOT 35, HOLLY HAMMOCK SUB-
DIVISION, AS PER THE OFFICIAL
PLAT THEREOF.ON FILE AND OF
RECORD IN PLAT BOOK 1, 130,
PUBLIC RECORDS OF DIXIE
COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 85 NE
617TH STREET, OLD TOWN,
FLORIDA 32680.

Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any,


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The Learning Coalition of the Na-
ture Coast will be facilitating, the Bi-
Monthly Tri County Advisory Council
Meeting on Friday, August 14, 2009.
The meeting will begin at 9:30a.m.
at the Coalition's Chiefland Office
located at 212 N. Main Street,
Chiefland, Fl. 32626. Please con-
tact Coalition staff at 352-563-9939
or 352-490-5855 if you have any
questions. Public participation is
welcome
33


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND ,
FOR DIXIE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE N02009-CA-
000043

US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIA-
TION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE
HOLDERS OF MASTR AD-
JUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGES
TRUST 2007-1, PLAINTIFF, VS.
HUGH F. EDGE AND JEAN R.
EDGE, HUSBAND AND WIFE, DE-
FENDANT(S).

AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to an Order of Final Judgment
of Foreclosure dated August 6,
2009, entered in Civil Case NO.
2009-CA-000043 of the Circuit
Court of the 3r Judicial Circuit in
and for Dixie County, FLorida,
wherein US Bank National Associa-
tion as Trustee for the holders of
MASTR Adjustable Rate Mortgages
Trust 2007-1. Plaintiff and Hugh F
Edge and Jean R. Edge, Husband
and Wife are defendatn(s), I will sell
to the'highest and best bidder for
cash. OUTSIDE CLERK OF
COURT'S OFFICE IN THE FRONT
LOBBY OF THE DIXIE COUNTY
COURTHOUSE, LOCATED AT
COUNTY ROAD 351 AND KING
AVENUE, CROSS CITY, DIXIE
COUNTY, FLORIDAAT 11:00 AM
'ON SEPTEMBER 29, 2009, THE
FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROP-
ERTY AS SET FORTH IN SAID FI-
NAL JUDGMENT, TO-WIT:

PARCEL I; LOTS 19,20,AND 21,
ANDY'S SUBDIVISION, ACCORD-
ING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS
RECORDED IN PALT BOOK 1,
PAGE 49 OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF DIXIE COUNTY,
FLORIDA, TOGETHER WITH
EASEMENTS IN OFFICIAL
RECORDS BOOK 140, PAGE 6,
SAND ALL EASEMENTS OF
RECORD; LESS AND EXCEPT
THOSE CERTAIN LANDS AS
SHOWN IN DEED IN OFFICIAL
RECORDS BOOK 335, PAGE 84.
PARCEL H1: ALL OF THAT CERTAIN
LAND SITUATE IN DIXIE COUNTY,
FLORIDA, VIZ: PART OF LOT 6 OF
ANDY'S SUBDIVISION NO. 2 IN
DIXIE COUNTY, FLORIDA. AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT THERE-
OF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1,
PAGE 69, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF DIXIE COUNTY,
FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTIC-
ULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOL-
LOWS:

BEGIN AT THE SOUTHEAST COR-
NER OF SAID LOT 6, SAID COR-
NER BEING ON THE NORTH-
EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE
OF COUNTY ROAD NO 340 (AN
80 FOOT RIGHT OF
WAY);THENCE NORTH 56 DE-
GREES 36 MINTUES 20 SEC-
ONDS WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT
OF WAY LINE AND THE SOUTH-
WESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 6,
A DISTANCE OF 227.62 FEET;
THENCE NORTH 34 DEGREES 07
MINUTES 10 SECONDS EAST, A
DISTANCE OF 90.58 FEET TO A
POINT ON THE NORTHEASTERLY
LINE OF SAID LOT 6 AND'THE,
SOUTHEASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY
LINE OF SUWANNEE RIVER DRI-
VE, SAID POINT BEING ON A
CURVE CONCAVE NORTHEAST-
ERLY HAVING A RADIUS OF
1929.86 FEET AND A CHORD
BEARING SOUTH 60 DEGREES
36 MINUTES 22 SECONDS EAST,
A DISTANCE OF 228.44 FEET;
THENCE SOUTHERLY ALONG
THE ARC OF SAID CURVE
THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF
06 DEGREES 47 MINUTES 10
SECONDS AND AN ARC LENGTH
OF 228.57 FEET TO THE NORTH-
EASTERLY CORNER OF SAID
LOT 6; THENCE SOUTH 34 DE-
GREES 07 MINUTES 10 SEC-
ONDS WEST, ALONG THE
SOUTHEASTERLY LINE OF SAID
LOT 6, A DISTANCE OF 106.52
FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGIN-
NING.

ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN-
TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN
THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF
THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS
MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60
DAYS AFTER THE SALE.

DATED at Cross City, FLorida, this
10th day of August, 2009.

Dana D. Johnson,
Clerk of the Circuit Court, Dixie
County, Florida
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www. dcadvocate.net


Obituaries and Faith


Larry Hays, Jr.


Larry Hays, Jr., 35 of Fanning Springs died in Fanning
Springs on Aug. 3, 2009. Born in Arkansas he has spent
most of his life in this area. He worked in auto body
and repairs.

He is survived by his wife, Andrea Hays, daughters Brit-
tany Amber, Maygan Alexandra, and Tabatha Aundrea
Hays, all of Trenton, his father Larry Richardson of
Wisconsin, mother Lorine Bacus of Trenton, sisters
Lorrie Whitley of Bell and JoAnna Richardson of Tren-
ton, grandmother Viola Richardson of Punta Gorda, FL,
his In-Laws, Jim & Jackie Sanderlin of Trenton, Phyllis
Williams and family and, many friends.

Funeral Services will be Monday, Aug 10, 2009 at 2:00 PM
at the First Baptist Church of Trenton.

Arrangements are under the care of Hiers-Baxley Fu-
neral Services, 1301 N. Young Blvd., Chiefland, FL 32626,
352-493-0050. On line condolences may be sent through
I1 our website at www.hiers-baxleycom.


Agnes L. Herr


Agnes L. Herr, 91 of Fanning Springs, died Aug. 4, 2009
at her home with her family by her side. Born in Cam-
bridge, MD she moved to this are in 1990 from Floral
City, FL.

Mrs. Herr was of the Catholic faith. She retired from
Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. She was a member of the Li-
ons Club and the Woman's Club in Floral City.

She is survived by her daughter, Betty (John) Armacost
of Fanning Springs and son Rick (Brooky),Herr of
Chiefland. Brothers Martin Herr, Bernard Herr, Paul
Herr and sister Beryl Smith and her 10 grandchildren,
19 great grandchildren and 15 Great-great grandchil-
dren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Henry
Herr and sisters, Velma and Doris.

Memorial Services will be Friday, Aug. 8, 2009 at 11:00
AM at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church of
Chiefland with Father Joe McDonnell officiating.
In lieu of flower donation may be made in Mrs. Herr's
memory to Haven Hospice of the Tri-Counties 311 NE
9th Street, Chiefland,.FL 32626, Lions Club or any chari-
ty of your choice.

Arrangements are under the care of Hiers-Baxley Fu-
neral Services, 1301 N. Young Blvd., Chiefland, FL 32626,
352-493-0050. On line condolences may be sent through
our website at www.hiers-baxleyeom ;. : ,... !-'







for Children in the Community
at Grace Worship Church
2 miles north of Old Town on Hwy 349, Look for signs
Games, Prizes, Food and Drink, School Supplies

Saturday, August 15, 2009
10 Am to 1:00 pm


FAITH BAPTIST

-CHURCH NEWS

Today was an exceptional
day at Faith. We had many
visitors and a family of 7
joined our church family
Some of our folks who had
not been attending in years
were back and it was so good
to see them again. We were
able to take many off of our
prayer list and only add a
very few. God is still on the
throne and still working at
Faith.

Our new officers are signing
up and 2010 promises to be a
glorious year. Bro. Jim
Fisher is our new Sunday
School Superintendent and
is doing a great job recruit-
ing officers for the coming
year.

Remember our new Mission
Kids program on Wednesday
night where the little ones
are taught about Jesus by
some really good teachers.
Also in the upcoming year,
we will be adding some Sun-
day School classes. Come
out and check this out. We
think you'll really like it.
Bro. Buddy is still teaching
his Bible Class on Sunday
night at 6:00 PM. Come out
and join in that if you feel
led to do so. One of the new
Sunday School classes will
also be on Sunday night at
6:30 for those who are work-
ing and unable to attend reg-
ular Sunday School on Sun-
day morning.


'Don't forget in the coming
week to pray for the less for-
tunate, the sick, the ones in
the hospitals, the bereaved
and most of all the lost. God
will surely bless you for it.
We'll be looking for you
Wednesday night for our reg-
ular monthly business meet-
ing:

As members of Faith, it's
our duty to take a part in
taking care of God's church
business. We love you and
will be looking for you
Wednesday night, and again
next Sunday Until then may
God Bless you richly


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Please study the plan of



SALVATION


Hebrews 5:9,11:6
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


John 14:6
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


First Baptist of

Steinhatchee

News
Prayer request: Wayne
Craig, Marsha Craig, Niceey
Mitchell, John Nelson, Don
Gamble, Wyatt O'Steen,
Martin Sewell, Chrissy
Long, and Matt Cravey. .

Specials: Brian, Emily, and
Anna Ellison (God's got a
bigger thing going on) Dar-
ren Beaty (Morning - The
Judgment, Evening - I wan-
na praise the Lord & Watch
the Lamb)

There will be a Stewardship
Conference beginning on
August 23rd running thru
August 27Th. It will start at
6 pm on Sunday and then at
7 pm for the rest of the
week. Mark your calenders
with this event. Brother
Max Alderman will be lead-
ing the conference.

There will be an AWANA
meeting scheduled for Au-
gust 16, 2009 after service. If
you want to help with our
AWANA program please at-
tend the meeting. Volun-
teers are welcome.

Our Sunday night service
was lead by Heath Ferguson
of the "Rock of Ages Prison
ministries. He ministers in
the prison systems of
Southern Florida. If you
would like to be a volunteer
with Rock of Ages Prison
ministries and the Lord has
called you to this then you
can contact Brother Fergu-
son at hferguson@roapm.org
Also on Sunday night we
celebrated with Christopher
Holden his graduation from
High School, Chris has also
answered the call of the
Lord to go into the ministry

SIn Matthew 25:31-46 we are,
told about the'return of the
Son i'o man along with the"
holy angels. He will seat
Himself on his throne.
Gathered there before Him
will be the people of all na-
tions. He will separate them
like a Shepard separates
His sheep from the goats.

He will then. say to the
sheep on His right hand,
"Come, re blessed of my Fa-


"A teacher
who is full of Christian
wisdom, well prepared
in his own subject,
does more than convey
Sthe sense of what he is
teaching to his pupils.


Over and above What he
says, he guides his pupils
beyond his mere words
,to the heart of
total Truth."


--The Catholic School,
1977.


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Doris Nell Taylor


their, inherit the kingdom
prepared for you from the
foundation (or creation) of
the world. For i was an hun-
gered, and ye gave me meat:
I was thirsty, and ye gave me
drink: I was a stranger, and
ye took me in: Naked, and
ye clothed me: I was sick,
and ye visited me: I was in
Prison, and ye came unto
me." the sheep then asked
Him when did they ever do
these things and He an-
swered "Verily I say unto
you. Inasmuch as ye have
done it unto one of the least
of these my brethren, ye
have done it unto me.

He then turns to those on
the left hand and repeated
the same statement except
that He told them that they
had not done any of these
things. Their response was
when did they see Him in
these circumstances and His
reply was this ", Verily I say
unto you. Inasmuch as ye
did it not to one of the least
of these, ye did it not to me."
and in verse 41 we see their
reward. 41. "Then shall He
say also unto them on the
left hand, Depart from me,
ye cursed, into everlasting
fire, prepared for the devil
and his angels."

Every day we see people
that meet the description
that is mentioned in these
scriptures and thought it is
true that no one person
(man, woman or child) can
help everyone. The Lord.
lays on our hearts those we
should help. This call is
meant to give us an opportu-
nity to let others see Him
(Jesus) in us and through
us. If you think that you
don"t have the time to help
someone that is laid on your
heart, think about this....
What if the person that
helped you had felt the same
way.. Remember we are told
to Love our neighbors.as "'
ourselves, and that means
everyone. we meet.

Until next time
Keep looking up
Jesus Is Coming !!!!!!!
Your Brother in Christ
Bob Puckett


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Counitrsidie Chapiel Pentecostal New Prospect Baptist Church Calvary Temple Assembly of God
Church US 19 - Between Cross City & Old Town Suwannee Lumber Road* Cross City
.10093 NE 349 Hwy Jesus Is TheAnswer For Your Life -Join Us ForAVs tStay FrAUfeltme.'
Rev. Calvin Conner, Pastor ..Sunday Shool 10A Momring Worship A S sdayWa hip'i30A
Children'sChlurch 11A -Evening Worship'7P Wednesday EveningSevc-7?
.Old Town, FL 352-542-8831 dsy Evening , Kd Church -Ages 3-5 & -12
Wednesday Evening 7P
Sunday Morning Worship 10:45Am Pastor - Billy Robson Pastor Jim Hurst
Evening 6PM, Wed. 9:45 Sun.School (352) 498-3711 ' (352) 498-3023

First Baptist Church of Old Town Old Town United Methodist Church
WelcomeTo God' Hoise -Wan't You Come On In" . US 19 Old Town
Sunday School - 10A- Morning Worship - 11A Food Pantry Open 8am.-l1am, Mon -Thurs. '
, Evening Worship - 6P 'Come Let Us Worship & Adore Him"
Wednesday Bible Study - 7P Sunday Worship 9:30A
Knock & the door will open, seek & yo will find, ask & you will be Church School 11A
given - life eternally. Wednesday Choir Practice 7P
Pastor - Royce Hanshew Pastor Rev. Carl Ralnear
(352) 542-7050 (352) 542-7954

First Baptist Church of Steinhatchee Old Town Church of God . Cross City Church of Christ
Riverside Drive *Stelnhatchee Welcomes You To Come & Worshlp With Us 5237 52 NE 147th St. (McArthur St)
"Lighthouse On The Gulf- Sunday School - 10:OOA Sunday Bible Study -10:00 A
Sunday School - 10A. Momlng Worship -11A Sunday Moning Worship 11:00A , Moing orshp- 11:00A
Evening Worship-BP . Sunday Ev'ning .Worlip lo:600P WednesdayEveningBibleStudy 7:00 P
Wednesday Prayer Meeang 7P 'Awana 6:30 Wedn'ts 0PigiW ' .OP
Pastor- Leon Holden Pastor- Troy Hare
(352)498-2108 (352) 542-8222

F Refuge Church of God Scrub Creek Bap ga In FIR \ t Cross City.Church of God
P. 0. Box 1511, Cross City, FL 32628 Located 6 Miles EastnCR 1 , Kenneth Street -Cross City
Pastor Ruby L. Graham "A Friendly Church With %aelo ii' ' . 'Proclaiming The Full Gospel For Al People'
352-498-2892 .ible Stud - 9:45A Worship Servi- 1A' Clldren's Chuch - 10:30A. Morning Worship 10:30A
.. Bible StudyTue s7:30ChhT n- ' gWorshipEvening Worship - 6:30P
:30 Church Training - P Evening Worship - 7P Wednesday Family Training HourAdult & Teen Ministry,
Pratse/Worship Thursday Prayer Meeting - 7P Boy's Brigade & Gid's Club - 7:0P
Sunday School 10:00 Boys Brgade & GIrt's Club -7:00P
NoonDayServicestartsatNoon Pastor- Arche Knowles Rev. Ed &'Sylvia Ivey, Pastor
Noon Day Service starts at Noon (352) 498-5535 (352) 498-3280

First United Methodist Church Seventh-Day Adventist Church Cross City Pentecostal Holiness Church
22 NE 138th St' Cross City Cross City 100 Parker Street � Cross City
'Open Hears, Open Minds, Open Doors" In the Head of Dixie Co., with De Co. at Heart
The People of The United Methodist Church "Welcomes You - Where Jesus is Lord" Sunday School - 10A Morning Worship - 11A
Sabbath School - 9:30A * Morning Worship - 11A Children's Church - Ages 3-7
Sunday School - 9:45A * Morning Worship - 11A Wednesday - Prayer Meeting - 6:30P Sunday Evening - 7:00 pm
Wednesday-Adult Choir - 7:30P Wed. Family Night - 7:30P * Youthquake & Kid's Club
Pastor - Rev. Glenda Brayman Pastor - Bill Schnorbus Pastor Paul & Louise Tyson
(352) 498-3420 H (352) 498-3258 C (352) 498-5674 .(352) 498-0736
Faith Baptist Church
' t- Grow your congregation! CR55A(BetweenCrssCity& Old Town)
'The Church With An Open Door'
Sunday School - 9:45A Morning Worship 11A
Your church can be here Evening Worship -7P
r $ p w Mid-Week Bible Study - Wednesday - 7P
for $6.25 per weekRev. Jackie Pettrey, Pastor
S(352) 542-7103
Lydia Baptist Church Sh Ow proper respect to First Assembly.of God
2 Miles West of Cross City on US 19 Hwy 351 & Camp Two Rd. - Cross City
'AChurchYou CanCall Home" everyone: Love the brother- H ampwo ross
Sunday-Moming Prayer9:15A Sunday School 9:45A Sunday School 10A Momring Worship 11A
Morning Worship 11A. Evening Worship 7P hood of believers, fear God, Sunday Children's Church 11A
Wednesday-Prayer Meeting 7P honor the king. Sunday Evening 7P Wednesday Evening 7:30P
Bible Study, Mission Friends, RA's, GA's th kIng
Pastor - Wayne Alien 1 Peter 2:17 Rev. Marvin & Janice Parsley
(352) 498-5617 (352) 498-3366
crb atst church Holy Cross Catholic Mission [Ro 1318] Lei no debt remain
7391 NE 349 Hwy-Comer of 349N/351A Hwy 19 South of Cross Cityg t th
Bruce Sullivan, Pastor, Mass- Sundays- 11:30 am outstanding, except the
Old Town: 542-2207 Confessions-Sundays 10:45-11:15am continuing debt to love one
CCD Every Wednesday 6:00 - 7:15 pm
Sunday School :45 A Church 11:00amAt St. John the Evangelist In Chefland another, for he who loves his
Sunday night 6:00 P Discipleship Training 7.00 pm Svc.
Wednesday night :30- -AWANA Grades hr High Schfellowman has fulfilled the law.
Wednesday Night 7:00 M Bible Study Rosary Every Tuesday - 3:00 pm9
Van Ministrly Bro. Foy Cell 356-2294 (352) 493-9723


We love you and ask that
you pass this on.

God Will Bless You


~_c~n


.1


Doris Nell Taylor of Old Town, Florida, passed away Au-
gust 10, 2009 in Gainesville, Florida at the age of 62.

Ms. Taylor was a self employed bookkeeper who loved to
garden and help with fun-raisers for the Diabetes Associa-
tion. She conducted weekly bible study classes for women
at several local churches until her health prevented her
from doing so. She was raised as a Baptist, saved and
filled with the Holy Ghost, and died as a Pentecostal Holi-
ness follower.

She is survived by her husband of 23 years, William
"Pop" Taylor; her brother Allan (Nan) Young of Lubbock,
TX; her sisters Shirley Edwards of Lubbock, TX and Jim-
mie (Pat) Patterson of Shallowater, TX; along with several
nephews and nieces.

A visitation will be held on Friday, August 14, 2009 at Rick
Gooding Furi' i between the hours of 5:00 and
7:00pm. Services wil' ld Saturday, August 15, 2009 at
10:ooam at the Cross City Pentecostal Holiness Church
with the Rev. Paul Tyson officiating

Arrangements were placed under the care of:
|Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City FL, 352-498-5400.


A New School Prayer
Now I sit me down in school
Where praying is against the rule
For this great nation under God
Finds mention of Him very odd.
If Scripture now the class recites,
It violates the Bill of Rights.
And anytime my head I bow.
Becomes a Federal matter now.
Our hair can be purple, orange or green,
That's no offense; it's a freedom scene.
The law is specific, thelaw is precise.
* Prayers spoken aloud are a serious vice.
For praying in a public hall
Might offend someone with no faith at all.
In silence alone we must meditate,
God's name is prohibited by the state.
We're allowed to cuss and dress like freaks,
And pierce our noses, tongues and cheeks.
They've outlawed guns, but.FIRST the Bible.
To quote the Good Book makes me-liable.
We can elect a pregnant Senior Queen,
And the 'unwed daddy,' our Senior King.
It's "inappropriate" to teach right from wrong,
We're taught that such "judgments"-do notbelong.
We can get our condoms arid birth controls,
Study witchcraft, vampires and totem poles.
But the Ten Commandments are not allowed.
No word of God must reach this crowd. ,.
It's scary here I must confess,
When chaos reigns the school's a mess.
So, Lord, this silent plea I make:
Should I be shot; My soul please take!




-3N 4A 9.*











In closing


Thursday August 13, 2009


Our mission statement: Every
child deserves a front row
seat in their classroom.

The student population
varies throughout each
school year, but DCLA has
70-75 students, in K-12th
grades, Elementary K-6th,
Middle school 7th-8th and,
High School 9th-12th, Stu-
dents identified with an IEP
are placed in the least re-
strictive classroom environ-
ment.

Each unit has a lead
Teacher with several in-
structional paraprofession-
als. Each classroom has a
ratio goal of 1:6 teacher/stu-
dent. Lead teachers are cer-
tified in their field, we pro-
vide on site Speech/lan-
guage pathology services.
Each staff member is en-
couraged to participate in
as many as possible local
teacher training and attend
classes which further
teacher knowledge and
methods.

We are a private school: We
are an alternative school
choice to public education.
Every child is evaluated
during the enrollment
process to identify his/her
learning style and abilities
and an appropriate educa-'
tional strategy is put in
place. Small group or one to
one instruction is an essen-
tial part of our learning en-
vironment; in addition, stu-
dent centered and hands on
learning are practiced. Par-
ents are encouraged to take
part in the day to day class-
room activities. We work ex-
tremely closely with each
family However, we do ad-
here to the Department of
Education's mandates and
policies. We are also mem-


bers of the Association of
Christian Schools Institu-
tion (ACSI), National Asso-
ciation for the Education of
Young Children (NAEYC),
the ECA of Florida and the
SECA.

DCLA is a private institu-
tion; we offer a choice of dif-
ferent scholarships as well
as private
tuition.

We provide
access in
our com-
puter lab,
where stu-
dents are ,
given in-
struction
in data en-
try and in-
ternet re-,
search pro-
cedures.

DCLA uses a variety of
strong curricula. It doesn't
matter which text book is
used or which teaching the-
ory is applied, what matters
is that the way it comes
across to each student. Our
teachers' goals at DCLA are
to master the ability to dif-
ferentiate instruction for
every child throughout each
school year, in order for
each child to achieve
his/her optimal academic
performance. DCLA's cur-
riculum also covers foreign
language, art, music and
P.E, are courses offered for
all units and credit for High
school students.

We feel that the biggest chal-
lenge facing schools today is
the ability to keep children
in school through comple-
tion.


is our standard to involve
our parents on a daily basis,
every aspect of the educa-
tion process. Parents are en-
couraged to come in sit
down and participate with-
out appointments. We pro-
vide educational field trips
throughout the school year,
in which parents, grandpar-
ents and siblings are en-
couraged to participate. Our
school is a big success be-
cause of continual parental


support. Our school grew to
be a big success by provid-
ing parents a listening ear
and a lot supWe support our
students in attending com-
munity based sports or
recreational activities,
through funding and/or
transportation. We will offer
the CNA program to eligible
grade level students. Life
skill training on site and
through community field
trips and liaisons are inte-
grated into the curriculum
program.

Our school is built on a
team approach and close
family communication.
DCLA students are excited
Sto attend school each day,
every teacher and parent's
greatest wish is to see each
child love school, that
makes our school special.

Website: http://www.dcla-


caaemy.com
Parents are the foundation. Email: dclacademy@aol.com
of any student's success. It


Tlll; t ----a


Our mission statement: Our mis-
sion is to inspire and encour-
age young people to achieve
their personal best through
an individualized program of
academic excellence, com-
bined with unique opportu-
nities in technology, the arts,
community service, and lead-
ership.

We currently have 72 stu-
dents enrolled in grades six
through eight, with a
teacher/student ratio of 1:14
We are a charter school,
which is basically a privately
operated, public school.
This makes us different in
that we can offer some of the
benefits traditionally associ-
ated with private schools,
such as smaller class sizes,
without any of the costs of a
private education. We also
have some more freedom and
flexibility in the way that we
organize our school and the
teaching strategies that we
use. There are no fees to at-
tend, we are a free, public
school.

We have about one computer
for every two students en-
rolled. We design our cur-
riculum around the Sun-
shine State Standards with a
"Brain-Smart" approach to
teaching and learning.This
approach focuses on recent
research into how the brain
learns best, and how that ap-
plies to student'learning in
the classroom. We are trying
to prepare our students to be
academically competitive
within a rapidly changing
world. These are values not
generally promoted by the all
the media and influences
that One of the most impor-
tant challenges is to create a
school environment that
places a strong emphasis on
academic excellence as well
as promoting character val-


ues that will help our stu-
dents be successful.

One of .the benefits of a
small school such as ours is
the personal attention that
can be given to parents, as .
well as their children. Par-
ents are welcome in our
classrooms, and are encour-
aged to drop by after school
to visit with the teachers and
check on their child's
progress. We like to commu-
nicate on a regular basis
with parents through drop-in
meetings, by e-mail, phone
calls--whatever method
works best for families. We
highly respect the role that
parents play in their child's
education, and try to pro-
mote a mutually supportive
partnership as much as pos-
sible.Most of our enrichment
classes, such as music, art,
and physical education are
provided as a part
of our regular
school day Our
students can try
out and partici-
pate in the ex-
tracurricular pro-
grams offered by
their local public
school.

Each of our stu-
dents has the op-
portunity to
choose two elec-
tive classes each semester as
a part of their regular school
curriculum.Offiring this
type of enrichment to our
studentsis a central part of
our mission as a school. In
the past, our students have
been able to choose from
Spanish, French, Ceramics,
Woodshop, Drawing & Paint-
ing, Website Design, Typing,
Percussion, Drama, Choir &
Voice Lessons, Dance, Piano
Lessons, Guitar Lessons,
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and even a funny, inter-
esting elective called
Grossology

In addition, we provide en-
richment opportunities in
the form of field trips: We
have taken our students to
overnight trips at the Tampa
Sea Aquarium where they
got to sleep in front of the
coral reef and shark tank
and dissect a squid! Another
time, we spent a night at one
of the islands off of Cedar
Key, studying the fragile
ecosystem of these areas.
We are always looking for
ways to enrich our students
education and get them excit-
ed about learning!

Our website is www.nature-
coastmiddle.com. One of the
great aspects of this site is
our homework page, where
teachers post nightly assign-
mentsso that parents can
check up on their child's
homework.

We have a small-
er, family orient-
ed environment
that emphasizes
character values
along with acade-
mic excellence
and unique en-
richmentopportu-
nities. Also, our
core academic
courses are di-
vided into all-
boys and all-
girlsclasses. We have found
that this reduces distractions
and encourages our students
to be more academically
competitive. Many parents
really appreciate this type of
atmosphere as their children
go through their impression-
able middle school years.
Our school provides parents
with a type of unique op-
tions for their child within a
high quality academic pro-
gram that prepares students
for high school success.


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