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SUMTER COUNTY


Thursday, September 25, 2008
Volume 122 Number 39

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Getting a peek at Palin


Palm visits

The Villages

A crowd of more than
60,000 people gathered at
The Villages last week to
hear Republican vice-pres-
idential candidate Sarah
Palin speak
The running mate for
John McCain appeared at
The Villages on Sunday,
Sept. 21, just after 4 p.m., as
thousands of residents lis-
tened to the candidate and
drew on the energy.
Marlene O'Toole, Repub- '
lican candidate for the State
House of Representatives,
was on hand for the event.
She said she and other can-
didates were given three
minutes to address the
crowd, "But to be honest
with you, all the people
wanted to do was see Sarah.
"It was unbelievable the
excitement, the enthusiasm.
"Just the way she speaks
excites people. She's a
straight shooter, she just
speaks straight from the
heart," O'Toole said, CANDACE KERNS/Speclal to theTimes
She said people where Sarah Palin-greets an eager crowd at a campaign stop in The Villages at Lake Sumter Landing Sunday, Sept.21.
parked everywhere and The Republican vice presidential candidate spoke to a crowd of about 60,000 people there.
golf carts, "I never saw so
many golf carts in my life." O'Toole said the crowd ofjobs and lack of new busi- that." Other speakers included
Palin spoke just after 4:20 chanted "U.S.A., U.S.A., ness to the rising fuel costs. Palin shared with the Attorney General Bill Me-
p.m. and the key points that U.S.A." She also said Palin is an crowd how she and McCain 'Collum and RPOF Chair-
really drew the crowd re- O'Toole cited the need to advocate for. children with w man Jim Greer.
sponse were her comments free the country from rely- special needs. will reform Washington and Entertainment was pro-
on energy sources and jobs ing on foreign oil, attributing "She speaks from her turn the nation in a new, vided by country music star
in the U,S.A. the rising cost of food, loss heart and people cheered positive direction. AaronTippin.


Age progression photo of


Trenton Duckett released


AMANDA MIMS
Staff Writer

Police emphasized at a
media gathering outside
the Leesburg Police De-
partment Tuesday that
they're no longer looking
for a 2-year-old in the case
ofTrenton Duckett.
The police department
distributed an age progres-
sion photograph showing
how Trenton Duckett. who
has been missing since Au-
gust 2006. might look now%
at 4 years old.
Investigators want the
image that has been shown
over and over in the media
for two years to be re-
placed by one that better
shows how Trenton Duck-
ett would look today, ac-
cording to Leesburg Police
Maj. Steve Rockefeller.
"That's what we want to
get out in front ofthe pub-
lic," Rockefeller said.
"We're still just focused on
getting him home."
Rockefeller said investi-
gators aren't any closer to


This image provided by
the Leesburg Police De-
partment shows what
Trenton Duckett might
look like now at 4 years
old. Trenton Duckett has
been missing since Aug.
27, 2006, when he was 2
years old.
finding out what happened
to Trenton Duckett in 2006.
when his mother, Melinda
Duckett, of Leesburg, re-
ported him missing.
Melinda Duckett commit-


ted suicide during the in-
vestigation into the boy's
disappearance and re-
mains the primary suspect.
Rockefeller said the
timeline of events leading
up to the boy's disappear-
ance has remained rela-
tively unchanged since
early in the investigation,
but. police do know that
Trenton wasn't abducted
from his home, as Melinda
Duckett told them.
"We have no evidence to
indicate what his condition
is" or who might have him,
Rockefeller said.
Trenton Duckett's father,
Joshua Duckett. of Bush-
nell, was there with his
mother, attorney, and sev-
eral friends at the Lees-
burg Police Department
answering questions from
the media.
"You can never give up
hope," said Joshua Duck-
ett, 23.
Joshua Duckett, who was
separated from Melinda
Please see PHOTO, Page 5


AMANDA MIMS/Sumter County Times
Joshua Duckett, right, Trenton Duckett's father, an-
swers questions from the media outside the Lees-
burg Police Department Sept. 23.


The South Sumter
Raiders and the Wild-
wood Wildcats were on
the field Friday, Sept. 19,
in a battle for the win.
The game drew hundreds
of fans for both teams.
See story on Page 8.


I IN EM


Larry LeCroy


LeCroy:

He loved

teaching,

sports, family

BRENDA LOCKLEAR
Staff Writer

It's apparent that Larry
LeCroy loved teaching and
a little sports on the side.
He grew up to be "an ex-
ceptional athlete," even try-
ing out for the Atlanta
Braves, according to one of
his close friends, Greg
Goble.
He loved the kids where
he taught and he loved his
wife and children. '
LeCroy, 61. died last week
after a long battle with cad-
He spent nearly half his
life teaching in Sumter
County starting with
classes at Wildwood High
School in 1974. Dozens of

Please see LARRY, Page 5



County sets
final hearing
County Commissioners
have completed their
workshops on the up-
coming budget
The Budget hearing for
final approval is slated
for the 6 p.m. Monday,
Sept 29 meeting.
The meeting will be at
The Villages Colony Cot-
tage.


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Mobley's accused killer pleads not guilty


AMANDA MIMS
Staff Writer

Carl Dausch, the Indiana
man accused of murdering
Adrian Mobley in 1987,
pleaded not guilty last week in
a Sumter County courtroom.
Dausch, facing charges of
premeditated murder and sex-
ual battery, entered the plea
before Circuit Judge William
Hallman Sept. 16.
Dausch's next scheduled
court appearance is a status
conference set for Oct. 20 at 9
a.m. in Bushnell.
Authorities tied Dausch to
the Lake Panasoffkee man's
murder two years ago, when
DNA evidence from the mur-
der matched Dausch's record
in a national DNA database.
Mobley's body was found
face down and tied up with a
bed sheet just after sunrise in
a wooded area off County
Road 475 near Lake Panasoff-


CSX Transportation, Inc.
will be reconstructing the
railroad crossing surface on
County Road 476 (Seminole
Avenue) in Bushnell, begin-
ning early in October.
The work is expected to
take about four days and
will require motorists to use
alternate roadways, accord-
ing to the Florida Depart-
ment of Transportation.
This work will involve the
temporary closing of the
roadway at the railroad


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Carl Dausch
kee July 15, 1987. Police be-
lieve Mobley, 27, who worked
in Bushnell as the electronics
department manager of Wal-
Mart, was killed before 1 a.m.
that morning.
Dausch, now 50, was extra-
dited from Indiana and
brought back to Sumter
County to face charges.
Officials said Mobley died of
blunt force trauma to the head,


crossing from 6 a.m. Friday,
Oct. 3, until 6 a.m. Tuesday,
Oct. 7. The project is esti-
mated to cost $155,000.
The road closure and de-
tours are being coordinated
with the Florida Depart-
ment of Transportation.
Through traffic on C.R.
476 will be detoured as fol-
lows:
Eastbound: C.R. 476/Semi-
nole Ave: north on U.S.
301/Main St., east on U.S.


and Dausch was likely hitch-
hiking and Mobley picked him
up.
Dausch is currently serving
a 60-year prison sentence for
unrelated sexual assault and
kidnapping charges, according
to sheriff's Lt. Steve Binegar.
He has been in custody since
1989, and the earliest date he
could be released is July 14,
2017. ";
Dausch was reportedly visit-
ing Central Florida with fam-
ily members around the time
of the'mr rder.
According to information
the sheriff's office released
after Dausch's indictment in
20061'
After visiting Walt Disney
World, an argument caused
family members to leave
Daisch', then 29, who then
began hitchhiking.
The same day Mobley's body
was found, his Honda Accord
was discovered in White


301/Noble Ave., south on
C.R. 48/S. Florida St.
Westbound: C.R.
476/Seminole Ave.: north on
C.R. 48/S. Florida St., west
on U.S. 301/Noble Ave.,
south on U.S. 301/S. Main St.,
west on C.R. 476/Seminole
Ave.
CSX Transportation, Inc.
expects the work to be com-
pleted within four days, with
traffic patterns returning to
normal by 6 a.m. Tuesday,
Oct. 7.


Police report


Wednesday, Sept. 17 Saturday, Sept. 20 lence batt
Evans Bryant, 36, Wild- Forrest Daniels, 43, Cen- of probati
wood, was arrested for ag- ter Hill, was arrested for set.
gravated battery with deadly driving under the influence. Regina
weapon and tampering with Bond was set at $500. 34, Lake ]
evidence. Bond was set at Maurice Hampton, 20, Ox- arrested f
$7,000. ford, was arrested for leav- lence batted
Tammy Wright, 35, Web- ing the scene of a crash with set.
ster, agisVrrested for driving", injury, leavirig the.-scene of
while license -uspe dtdipn-acci.d6nt, possssion of'..., ,,
Bond was set at $500. cocaine, ahd reckless driv-:
Jason Rignall, 26, Wild- ing with property damage.
wood, was arrested for ag- Bond was set at $7,000.
gravated domestic battery Sunday, Sept. 21
and domestic assault. No Karen Robinson, 40, Web-
bond was set. ster, was arrested for domes- Unlimited H
John Johnson, 21, Wild- tic battery. No bond was set.
wood, was arrested for two
counts of possession of co- Monday, Sept. 22
caine with intentento sell, two Jan Galford, 49, Bushnell,
counts of sale of cocaine, was arrested on four counts 3
and two counts of unlawful of obtaining property by *FR1EETecaHn st
use of a two-way communi- worthless check. Bond was *Customstart
cation device. Bond was set set at $600.
at $90,000. Pearley Mae Stokes, 42, ( Surfup t
Wildwood, was arrested for
Jennifbster was arrested for ob-iguez, 38, grand theft vehicle. Bond Sign Up Onli
SWebster, was arrested for ob- was set at $2,000.
training property by means of Mitchell Scott Mainger,
worthless check Bond was 24, Lake Panasoffkee, was LocalNet
set at $300. arrested for domestic vio-
Thursday, Sept. 18 ..-
Ross Johnson, 39, Bush-
nell, was arrested for driv- r PI
ing while license suspended
with knowledge, possession
of marijuana less than 20 : S
grams, and possession of
paraphernalia. Bond was set 1452 W. HWY 48
at $1,500. BUSHNELL, FL 33513
Shannon Mercado, 36, OFFICE-
Webster, was arrested for ,, I' 7938861
five counts of fraiidulent use -8861
of a credit card Bond \\as CELL:
set $10,000. (352) 303-0000 "I'll Put Your Feet,
Thomas Lambert, 36, 754693
Bushnell, was arrested for
domestic battery. No bond ESTABI ISHED 1881
was set. SUMTER COUNTY
John Crawford, 18, Center IIM Ei
Hill, was arrested for petit .I.
theft. Bond was set at $250. #5-8
Tracy Crawford, 36, Cen- (USPS #535-880)
ter Hill, was arrested for GIVE US A CALL
petit theft and violation of News Department .............
probation. No bond was set. Circulation ................. 1-
Randy Lee, 23, Webster, Retail Advertising ...........
was arrested for resisting an
officer without violence. Classified Advertising ..........
Bond was set at $500. Fax.........................
Ramiro Cruz-Gomez, 31, The Sumter County Times is publish
Bushnell, was arrested for 52 times a year, for a subscription
no valid drivers license.
Bond was set at $500. $21.00 per year in Sumter Co
Friday, Sept. 19 SUMMER COUNTY TIM
Dale Clark, 40, Sumter- 204 E. McCollum Ave
ville, was arrested for fail- Bushnell, Florida 3351
ure to comply with a court
order. Bond was set at $70. Deadlines:
Bobby Mays, 28, Lake Display advertising
Panasoffkee, was arrested
for possession of marijuana Proof ................... Friday at
under 20 grams and posses- Final ................ Monday
sion of drug paraphernalia. Classified Advertising ........ Tuesday
Bond was set at $1,000.
James. Parker, 26, Lake Periodical Postage paid at Bushnell
Panasoffkee, was arrested
for violation of probation. at additional mailing office
No bond was set. POSTMASTER: SEND ADDRESS C
SUMTER COUNTY TIME


House, Tenn. At the time, an
officer spotted a white man
now believed to be Dausch,
but police were not suspicious
until they found out the vehi-
cle was Mobley's. Several cig-
arette butts and a palm print
were among evidence taken


from Mobley's vehicle. Mob-
ley's wallet was found a week
after the murder by a Depart-
ment of Transportation em-
ployee mowing grass along
Interstate 75 near the Florida-
Georgia border.
In 2004, the sheriff's office


Ulysses Lee Williams, 31
270 N.W 8th Street, Web-
ster
S Charges:
Sale of cocaine within
9 1,000 feet ofa plgce of wor-
ship; possession of cocaine
with intent to sell/deliver.

Denise D. Aurimma, 41
5031 C.R. 157, Wildwood
Charges:
Fraudulent use of .a credit
a card.

Vicky Ann Davis, 44
6720 C.R. 619, Bushnell
Charges:
Leaving the scene of an ac-
cident.

Clarence Dale Mobley Jr., 21
1093 S.W. 66th Place,
Bushnell
Charges:
Aggravated battery with great
bodily harm.
CAPTURED
Tony Lavon Warthen, 29
S7324 Canterbury St.,
.,. .Springhill
,-. Charges:
Felony battery; violation of
probation sale of cocaine.
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was notified that DNA off the
cigarettes collected from Mob-
ley's car in 1987 matched Carl
Dausch's profile in a federal
database.
Dausch has been jailed at
the Sumter County Detention
Center since Aug. 18.


Jeremiah Jerome Mobley, 23
1105 S.W 66th Place,
Bushnell
Charges:
Aggravated battery with great
bodily harm.
CAPTURED
Michael Eugene Gill, 25
918 Sloans Ridge, Grove-
S land
Charges:
Lewd and lascivious bat-
tery on child under 16.

Eric Paul Clemente Jr.,
19
7924 South Heather
Point, Floral City
Charges:
Grand theft principle) .

Justin Leonard Avant, 25
Webster
Charges:
Aggravated battery with
great bodily harm; order
to commit assault.


Kamron Jason Woods, 26
1845 Griffin Ave., Lady
Lake
Charges:
Aggravated fleeing to
elude; driving with license
suspended or revoked.


This information is provided by the Sumter County Sheriff's Office, 793-2621.
If you have information concerning a wanted person or a crime you may call
CRIELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS.
You may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000


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on. No bond was
Cristine Clarke,
Panasoffkee, was
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OSumter County Times




pinion


Pain at the gas pump riles


Sumter County drivers
Now that gas prices seemed to be drifting slightly down,
let's not forget how some of these same gas stations
treated us last week.
In the wake of Hurricane Ike slamming into the Texas coast
a week ago last Saturday, motorists across the state of Florida,
including those in Sumter County, were riled by the sudden
and inexplicable spike in gasoline prices at the pumps caus-
ing many to ask, "Why?"
Even though initial panic buying by some motorists created
scattered local shortages, no supply problem existed in
Florida. Florida's coastal ports were unaffected. The state's
fuel reserves were adequate. And gas stations continued to re-
ceive fuel.
With gasoline prices climbing sharply and varying widely,
motorists flooded the office of Florida Agriculture and Con-
sumer Services Commissioner Charles H. Bronson with thou-
sands of complaints last week and the Attorney General's
Office had received more than 9,000 calls and e-mails related
to gasoline prices by Monday morning.
Underlying the flood of complaints and boiling motorist
anger is the perception held by a growing number of Floridi-
ans that the U.S. oil industry, from the corporate boardroom to
the comer gasoline station, is transforming America from a
land of opportunity to a land of opportunism.
While a barrel of crude oil has retreated 35 percent the past
two months from its record high of $147.27 on July 11, the price
at the pump has only inched down by 8 percent
Using regulatory requirements as a crutch, the U.S. oil in-
dustry has not built a single new refinery since the late 1970s,
while concurrently presiding over the closure of scores of re-
fineries in the face of a steady increase in demand.
Despite the basic technology for turning coal into oil known
to just about every chemistry graduate student and Nazi
Germany's production of synthetic gasoline from domestic
coal'supplies to sustain its global ambitions the U.S. oil in-
dustry has made no concerted technological effort to use
America's abundant coal supplies to mass produce synthetic
fuel.
Given the oil industry's track record and the fact that
Florida had no supply problem following Hurricane Ike, it is
no wonder that many Floridians have concluded that the pain
at the pump was fueled by oil industry greed that has become
as slick as oil.
Although the jury is still out as to the actual cause of last
weekend's gasoline spike pending the completion of the
state's investigations, Floridians want and deserve an answer
as to why the spike occurred. Accordingly, the investigations
by the state must be vigorously pursued, with the full penalty
under Florida state law applied where applicable.
However, the most effective penalty for those who are quick
to raise gasoline prices and slow to lower them is for motorists
to cast their verdict with their wallets by simply taking their
business elsewhere.


Extension office


Breakfast and children's

performance in school


Martha
Maddox

Extension
Office


Do you ever wonder what you
can do as a parent to help
improve your children's per-
formance in school? One practical
answer to this question is to consis-
tently provide your children with a
healthy breakfast, according to Fam-
ily Album Radio's Elizabeth God-
dard.
In the morning, energy levels are
low and need to be kick-started.
Healthy breakfast foods help re-
plenish these energy levels and pro-
vide nutrients, like calcium and
iron, that often are low in children's
diets (Gilbert, n.d.). Eating breakfast
increases cognitive performance in
children, especially tasks that in-
volve processing complex visual dis-
plays (Mahoney, 2005). Other
benefits include increased ability to
concentrate, stay alert, solve prob-
lems, and memorize. Some studies
have linked a good breakfast to bet-
ter moods and improved perform-
ance on tests.
.A healthy breakfast should consist
of whole-grain bread or cereal com-
bined with a calcium and protein
source such as low fat or fat free
milk, yogurt or cheese (Nielsen,


n.d.). A piece of fresh fruit is a good
way to round out the meal (Ramper-
saud, 2005).
Also, consider the atmosphere in
which your children eat their break-
fast Do they have enough time to sit
and eat what you or they have pre-
pared or do they feel rushed? Plan-
ning enough time for a sit down
breakfast is a great way to start the
day at a low stress level.
It may take some planning ahead
to make a healthy breakfast part of
your child's morning routine, but it
can yield benefits related to aca-
demic performance as well as nutri-
tional status and health. And that is
well worth the extra effort
For more information in the area
of Family and Consumer Sciences
contact the University of Florida,
IFAS, Sumter County Extension Of-
fice at 352-793-2728 or e-mail:
mmaddox@ufl.edu.
Source: University of Florida, De-
partment of Family, Youth and Com-
munity Sciences, Family Album
Radio at famillyalbumradio.org
References: Cueto S. (2001).
Breakfast and performance. Public
Health Nutr, 4(6A), 1429-31. Gilbert,
Sue. (n.d.) Is skipping breakfast a big
deal? Retrieved October 10, 2005,
from http://www.ivillage.co.uk/par-
enting/school/schheat/qas/0,,186627_
187071-1,00.html
Mahoney CR, Taylor HA, Kanarek
RB, Samuel P (2005). Effect of break-
fast composition on cognitive
processes in elementary school chil-
dren. Physiol Behav, 85(5), 635-45.


BEYOND SUMTER


Letters to the editor


Comprehensive roadside
safety checkpoint
The Florida Highway Patrol
hosted a Comprehensive Road-
side Safety Checkpoint from 7
p.m. until 12 a.m. on Friday, Sept.
19. The Sumter County Sheriff's
Office and Bushnell Police De-
partment both assisted with the
checkpoint.
During the timeframe of the
checkpoint, a total of 356 vehi-
cles were contacted at the check-
point resulting in two DUI
arrests. Also, four other persons
were arrested for other criminal
violations and 24 citations were
issued to other motorists.
The Florida Highway Patrol
thanks those involved who
helped make the checkpoint a
success in removing impaired
drivers from Florida's roadways.
For real-time traffic and road
condition reports, as well as
maps and other safety tips, the
public is urged to visit the FHP
Web site at www.flhsmv.gov/fhp/.
Florida drivers can also call 511
on their cell phone for up-to-the
minute updates on traffic con-
gestion, road construction, lane
closures, severe weather and
travel delays on Interstates and
major highways.
The Department of Highway
Safety and Motor Vehicles en-
courages anyone with a valid
Florida driver license or identi-
fication card to go online to
www.flhsmv.gov and enter their
emergency contact information.
This vital information gives law
enforcement immediate access
to this information in cases of an
emergency, which.makes it eas-
ier for them to contact a family
member or friend.
Florida Highway Patrol
LSCC student athletes
say "thank you"
Lake-Sumter Community Col-
lege Foundation, Inc held the
10th Annual Athletics Golf Clas-
sic on Friday, Sept. 12, at the
Mount Dora Golf Club Associa-
tion. This year's event netted
over $21,600 and included over
100 golfers who all teed-up for
this worthwhile fundraiser to
help offer scholarships for LSCC
student athletes.
The annual tournament con-
tinues to grow each year with
sponsors, numbers of golfers and
dollars contributed. "This tour-
nament is one of the premier
events in Lake and Sumter
county, and it is wonderful to
know that our efforts to better


the lives of our student athletes
have the support of the local
community," says LSCC Founda-
tion Executive Director,
Rosanne Brandeburg.
The Foundation appreciates
the generosity of its Presenting
Sponsor PPI Construction Man-
agement; to the Grand Slam
Sponsors, Embarq, Espro Finan-
cial, Ford Press, Outback Steak-
house in Leesburg, Reunion
Bank N.A and Siemens; to the
Home Run Sponsors, ACE Hard-
ware, Colonial Bank, Ernie Mor-
ris Enterprises, Radnothy-Perry
Orthopaedic Center, Shumacker,
Johnston and Ross, CPAs, Ulti-
mate Contract Cleaning and Ulti-
mate Paper; and to the Double
Play Sponsors, 1st National
Bank and Trust, Andrews and
Miller, CPA, Douglas E. Scott En-
terprises, ERA Tom Grizzard Re-
alty and Representative Alan
Hays, and to our breakfast spon-
sor United Southern Bank, and
to all the golfers and volunteers
who made this tournament a
record success.
This year's tournament win-
ner, representing Shumacker,
Johnston and Ross, CPA's, was
the foursome of Dick Farmer,
George Reed, Cecil Shumacker
and Bob York
To find out how you can help
support the LSCC Athletics De-
partment or how to participate
in next years Golf Classic, please
call LSCC Foundation Executive
Director, Rosanne Brandeburg
at 365-3518.
Kindest regards,
Erin O'Steen
Special Events Coordinator
Lake-Sumter Community Col-
lege Foundation, Inc.
What about
the roads?
It appears that Sumter County
did not, does not, and continues
not to have a long-range master
plan for their responsibilities
that they accepted years ago.
Namely: county roads and their
maintenance.
Oakland Hills board members
have met with the Commission-
ers time and time again. Back on
Sept. 14,2005 Mr. Richard Hoff-
man was invited to attend our
board meeting, he came, and
stated: "We have the money, all
we have to do is find it to repair
the roads in Oakland Hills."
Our residents did a postcard
campaign in 2006, urging the
commissioners to create a Local
Road Find from ad valorem
taxes.


As President of OHHA, I went
before the commissioners nu-
merous times at their meetings
asking for them to do some good
maintenance on our roads. On
September 19,2006 1 went again
before them and objected to
their proposed extra tax assess-
ment known as MSBU's. Also en-
couraging them to establish a
master road plan for improve-
ments. Handing them hundreds
of signed post cards petitions..,
The proposal was if a quarter
of a mil per thousand of taxable
value was dedicated to a road
fund, it would provide cash
monies for major road improve-
ments in Sumter County. At that
time the Sumter County's Tax-
able Value was in excess of
4,230,562,000 dollars, this tax
would of generated an estimated
1,057,640+dollars per year. (Per
Tax Assessors Office) All this is a
matter of record.
Aug. 7,2008 in The Sumter
Times appeared a large article
Road Repair Woes. Five (5) years
later our Commission Mr. R.
Hoffman is quoted in the paper,
"We have to come up with some
way of funding our county
roads." I ask why the commis-
sioners have not acted on OUR
suggestions for so many years?
They do not listen to the public.
They do not take public input.
Our proposal would be benefi-
cial to ALL of Sumter County
residents, and as of this date the
county have had over TWO (2)
million dollars for road mainte-
nance.
On Sept. 15, 2007 OHHA resi-
dents all met with the County
Administrator and Mr. R. Hoff-
man, again to protest and ques-
tion the MSBU tax. And again,
we proposed the Ad Valorem Tax
suggestion to them. As of today,
the preliminary tax value, of sin-
gle family resident homes in
Sumter County, is 5,852,284,640
dollars. This would add less than
10 dollars a year to each of our
taxes, per house. Versus, several
hundreds of dollars, per year, for
their MSBU taxes and only for
their road maintenance. Do you
realize that we are already pay-
ing a higher MSTU for the fire
tax of Sumter County? If and
when one calls 911, your insur-
ance company will also be
charged for the service you
used!
Amazing how the commission-
ers can use others' ideas and
suggestions as their own!
Marie Brand
LadyLake


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LARRY

continued from Page 1
adults might remember him
as they climbed behind the
wheel of a car for the very
first time he spent 24 years
teaching driver's education.
He taught at South Sumter
Middle School for a short
time in 1978, but returned to
Wildwood High School as
the junior varsity football
coach and baseball coach.
During his time as coach,
LeCroy led the team to sev-
eral state playoffs.
In 1987. he returned to
South Sumter Middle
School, but this time re-
mained for six years, until
moving on to Webster Ele-
mentary School.
"He always had time to
give the kids a hug when
they got off the bus to start
their day off well," said
Sumter School Supt. Rick
Shirley.
Shirley was the principal
at Webster Elementary
School at the time, which
was in the 1990s.
While LeCroy served and
taught at Webster, his wife
Peggy, taught physical edu-
cation at North Sumter Pri-
mary School.
"He was well loved at
Webster Elementary School
by the staff and the kids and
the community and he was a
class act.
"He's been there ever
since," said Shirley
LeCroy spent his time
doing everything from
teaching physical education
and health to coaching foot-
ball and "He even did bus
duty early in the morning,"


He and his wife Peggy were married for
34 years and have a daughter, Heather
Kyle Magamoil and a son, Larry Douglas
LeCroy.


said Shirley.
"He was quite a battler. I
have never seen anybody
fight harder than Larry
LeCroy," he said of LeCroy's
fight for his health.
"I know that he was very
devoted to his wife and
kids."
At Webster Elementary,
LeCroy carried on a tradi-
tion started by the previous
education teacher Joe Del-
latore. An Olympics-styled
event, it was a daylong op-
portunity to get all the kids
outside, doing physical ac-
tivity, after days of learning
about other nations and cul-
tures. Each class, grades k
through five, picked a coun-
try to represent then
stepped, ran, peddled and
laughed their way into com-
petition with students from
the other classes.
LeCroy and Goble worked
the event.
"Larry and I were close,"
Goble said, adding that their
friendship really grew while
they were working on a con-
struction project together.
Goble said LeCroy had a
place in the Carolinas and
he wanted to add a room on.
They would head north on
the weekends and work on
the place.
"He was an exceptional
athlete, especially in base-
ball," Goble said.
Goble said LeCroy was
"Old School. His word was
as good as gold. He was a
good friend."


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family and friends work on
keeping the case in the pub-
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when Trenton went missing, about it," he said.
said he believes she gave the "We're going to continue
boy to someone in order to to do that until we bring
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He said LeCroy also loved
the kids.
"He treated each one like
they were his. The kids
loved him, here in Webster."
LeCroy was born on Dec.
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He and his wife Peggy
were married for 34 years
and have a daughter,
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a son, Larry Douglas LeCroy.
He is also survived by
many nieces, nephews,
aunts and uncles.
The family received
friends on Tuesday, Sept. 23
from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the
Banks/Page-Theus Funeral
Home.
Funeral services were at 4
p.m. on Wednesday at the
First Baptist Church of
Wildwood.
Interment followed at the
Pine Level Cemetery in Ox-
ford.
Online condolences may
be left at www.bankspageth-
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Banks/Page-Theus, Wild-
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Webster Elementary is proud to announce the September student of the month.
These students were recognized for outstanding citizenship. Pre-K: Victoria De-
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Sumter obituaries


Michele Westmore-
land, 60, dispatcher
Michele Carpenter West-
moreland, 60, of Webster,
passed away Sept. 14, 2008.
Michele moved to Sumter
County in 1966 after gradu-
ation. Michele was the first
female to work at Sumter
County Jail as a dispatcher
and matron in 1974. Today
they are dispatchers and
correctional officers. She
later lived in Tallahassee
for 20 years and came back
to Webster in 2001 after re-
tiring from the Florida
Highway Patrol. She was a
member of Webster United
Methodist Church. She was
a member of American Le-
gion Post 101 and past pres-
ident of the Ladies
Auxiliary. She is survived
by two sons, Preston Lef-
stead of Tallahassee, his
wife Amy and three grand-
children, PJ, Meghan, and


Kelsea, all of Tallahassee,
and Charles Westmoreland
of Webster, daughter Ava of
Grand Ridge and Caden of
Coral Gables, and brother
Jim Carpenter of Nocatee.
Arrangements entrusted to
Purcell Funeral Home,
Bushnell.
Betty Mae Soden, 69,
bar manager
Betty Mae Soden, 69, of
Bushnell, died Friday, Sept.
19, 2008 in Bushnell. She
was born Aug. 20, 1939 in
Poughkeepsie, N.Y. She
was a bar manager and a
member of the American
Legion Women's Auxiliary
of Bushnell. She is survived
by her husband, James; two
sons, James A. Soden of Wa-
terbury, Conn., and Thomas
Soden of Bushnell; a
daughter, Rhonda Soden of
Waterbury, Conn.; three
grandchildren, Brittney,
Jake and Malissa; a sister,


Lorain Robbins of Kent,
Conn.; and a brother, Lay-
ton Harriman of Ten-
nessee. Visitation and
services took place Tues-
day, Sept 23, 2008 at Purcell
Funeral Home Chapel. The
Rev. Wayne Hood presided.
Arrangements entrusted to
Purcell Funeral Home,
Bushnell.
Betty Wheeler Ranldn,
65, homemaker
Betty Wheeler Rankin, 65,
of Inverness, passed away
Thursday, Sept. 18,2008. Ms.
Rankin moved to the area in
1968 from Lexington, Ky. She
was a homemaker and at-
tended Hwy 44 Church of
God in Inverness. She en-
joyed singing gospel music,
producing a CD with her
group "The Singing Rela-
tions." She sang at churches,
nursing homes and prisons
in this area. She is survived
by her husband, Larry; two


daughters, Lacey Birstler of
Inverness and Kandi Ben-
nett of Frankfort, Ky.; one
son, Ray Wheeler of Texas;
five sisters, Sue Burkhard of
Inverness, Shirley King of
Kentucky, Iva Brown of In-
verness, and Nettie Lawson
and Lillie Montgomery, both
of Kentucky; nine grandchil-
dren and two great-grand-
children. She was
predeceased by her son,
Johnny W Rankin. Visitation
was on Monday, Sept. 22,
2008 at Banks/Page-Theus
Funeral Chapel and serv-
ices followed at
Banks/PageTheus Funeral
Chapel with interment at
Oak Grove Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to
Banks/Page-Theus Funeral
Home, Wildwood.
Wanda Lee Blackburn,
78, homemaker
Wanda Lee Blackburn, 78,
of Bushnell, died Saturday,


Sept. 20, 2008 in Inverness.
She was born Oct. 10, 1929 in
Twin Branch, Va. She was a
homemaker. She is survived
by her children, Lillian
Thomas of Bushnell, Goldie
Searle-Spratt of Lake Pana-
soffkee, and Gayann Caudil
of Dover, Pa.; sisters,
Dorothy Keifer of Pennsyl-
vania, Linda Lester of Vir-
ginia, Chirl Wright of Texas
and Doris Talkington of
Texas; brother, Charles
Boyd of Dover, Pa.; seven
grandchildren and four
great-grandchildren. Serv-
ices were on Tuesday, Sept.
23, 2008 at Purcell Funeral
Home Chapel. Pastor Wayne
Hood presided. Arrange-
ments entrusted to Purcell
Funeral Home, Bushnell.
Robert Lee Ford, 87,
salesman
Robert Lee Ford, 87, of
Lake Panasoffkee, died
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008 at


Lake Panasoffkee. He was
born Aug. 22, 1921 in Eustis.
He was a route salesman for
a bread company. He was a
devout Christian. He is sur-
vived by his children, Dar-
lene (Warren) Dixon of
Georgetown, Ga., Darell
(Howard) Buck of Tampa,
and Sharon (Daniel) Stokes
of Freeport; six grandchil-
dren; five great-grandchil-
dren; three sisters, Mary
Jeske, Ruth Pyfrom and
Rose Heifner; and a brother,
John D. Ford. He was pre-
ceded in death by his wife of
64 years, Dolores Ford in
2004. Visitation and services
took place Monday, Sept 22,
2008 at Purcell Funeral
Home Chapel. The Rev. Tim
Stine from Harvest Baptist
Church, Lake Panasoffkee,
presided. Arrangements en-
trusted to Purcell Funeral
Home, Bushnell.


"Church calendar


SPECIAL EVENTS
Rogers perform at FBC
The First Baptist Church
of Bushnell of 125 W. Ander-
son Ave., invites the public
on Sunday, Oct. 5, at 6 p.m. to
a special concert. Judy and
Trina Rogers of Oviedo are
a mother-and-daughter
team who share God's pow-
erful message through
music and ministry.
They communicate With
humor and inspiration to
audiences of all ages. For
more than 20 years, they
have been in full-time min-
istry. Call the church office
at 793-4612 for more details.
Arts and craft festival
The Oxford United
Methodist Church, located
on County Road 466, one
block west of U.S. Highway
301, will have a Holiday Arts
and Crafts Festival on Sat-
urday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to
3 p.m. There will be 22 area-
wide artists/crafters, a "Bak-
ery Shoppe," hot dogs and
Chick-Fil-A available. The
show supports many local
and global mission projects.
Building fund event
The, St. Vincent de Paul
Parish Building Fund Chick-
fil-A Spirit Nite is being held
at the Rolling Acres Shopping
Center restaurant, Hwy. 27/441
. on Thursday evening, Oct. 2
from 5 to 8 p.m. Three great
baskets will be offered at $1
per chance, plus 50/50 tickets
and great entertain-
ment. Bring yourselves, bring
a neighbor and friends and a
huge appetite.
In addition to this event, all
Catholic families are encour-
aged to get involved in the Re-
ligious Education program,
which will take place on the
church premises.
St Vincent de Paul Parish,
5323 East C.R. 462 in Wild-
wood, will begin its Religious
Education program for 4
through 17-year-
olds. Registration for the
classes began Sept 8 after all
Masses, and will continue
through Sept 21. The program
begins with 8:30 a.m. Mass on
Sunday, Sept. 21 followed by a
Welcome Social for the stu-
dents and their parents from
9:30 to 10 a.m. The first class
will commence at 10 a.m. until
11:15 a.m. Parents, please be
advised that in order for your
child to receive the Sacra-
ments of Reconciliation, First
Communion and/or Confirma-
tion, he or she must be en-
rolled in the Formation
Program for at least one year.
For further information and
pre-registration, please call


Celines at the parish office,
330-0220.
Medieval tournament
On Saturday, Sept. 27, from
9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Youth Boost-
ers will be having a Medieval
Tournament at Bushnell As-
sembly of God, for middle and
senior high youth from the
community. Events that youths
will be able to participate in
include sword fighting (foam
covered "Boffer" swords),
Javelin throw, hatchet throw,
pole throw, and hammer
throw.
Boys and girls alike can par-
ticipate. There will be food
served at the conclusion. The
entire event is free. Members
of the Royal Order of Chivalry
(ROC) group which is state
wide Christian group of men
and women mostly. There will
be tents, medieval costumes
and exhibitions. All middle
and senior high youth are in-
vited.
Fairway Christian Church .
Fairway Christian
Church, 251 Avenida Los An-
gelos, The Villages, wel-
comes all to worship at any
of the two scheduled Sunday
services 9:30 a.m. (contem-
porary), 8:30 and 11 a.m.
(traditional).
Contact church office for
further information on ac-
tivities at 259-9305;
w ww. fairwaychris -
tianchurch.org.
'Connection'meets at New
Worship Center
The Connection" at Cor-
nerstone Community Bap-
tist Church is currently
meeting at in their new wor-
ship center, 777 E. C-48,
Bushnell (next door to the
Sumter County Youth Cen-
ter). "The Connection" Fel-
lowship/Continental
Breakfast is at 9:30 a.m. Wor-
ship services are at 10 a.m.
(casual dress).
A nursery and children's
Church Connection are pro-
vided for babies to 5th
graders. Small groups are
offered throughout the
week. Youth and children K
to 12th grade meet every
Wednesday night from 6:30
to 7:30 p.m. Call Pastor Ron
Thomas at (352) 603-1373.
Men's breakfast bible study
Amazing Grace Lutheran
Church invites the men of the
community to join them for

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breakfast and bible study on
Thursday at 7 a.m. They'
meet at Perkin's on 466. The
current study is Dare to be Dif-
ferent. Jesus told His disci-
ples, "let your light shine
before men." Today, more than
ever the world we live in
needs the Light of Christ. As
men of God, we are called and
empowered to respond to the
daily opportunities to bring the
good news of Jesus to others.
This class offers encourage-
ment and practical suggestion
for those who desire to grow as
disciples and be more faithful
in their live of witness. For
more information, call Pastor
Rockey at 748-1201.
FBCschedule
The new Sunday service
schedule for First Baptist
Church of Wildwood is as
follows: Traditional/blended
service at 8:30 a.m.; Sunday
Connection classes at 9:45
a.m.; contemporary service
at 11 a.m.; and evening serv-
ice at 6 p.m.
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AWANA children's program
at 6 p.m.; adult Bible study
at 6:15 p.m.; and youth pro-
gram at 6 p.m.
The church is at 402 Ox-
ford St. For more informa-
tion, call 748-1822.
Webster UMC
Sunday school is held
each Sunday at 9:45 a.m. and
services are held at 11 a.m.
A nursery is provided as
well as children's church.
Call Pastor Chuck Rothy at
793-3734 for information.
Invitation issued
The Glorious Church of God
in Christ, at 20714 Center St.,
Lacoochee, extends a special
invitation to the Bushnell com-
munity and the surrounding
churches to come and be
blessed at its healing and de-
liverance service at 4 p.m.
every first Sunday.
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lowship luncheon after serv-
ices the first Sunday of each
month. Gordon Nelson is the
minister. Call 527-0021 or
visit
www.geocities.com/2000/Ch
urchPage.html.
Free Friday Night movies
Looking for a really inex-
pensive night out for the entire
family? Then try Saturday
Night at the Movies at the
Lake Panasoffkee United
Methodist Church!
They host a Saturday night
movie the last Saturday of
every month. The movie's free
and snacks (hot dogs, popcorn,
chips, drinks, candy and pizza)
are cheap.
The fun starts at 7 p.m., so
plan to get a seat and join the
crowd. Parents, remember it's
family night, so kids under 18
need to be accompanied by an
adult For more information or
the name of this month's
movie, call the church at 793-
3438.
For more information about
the church online, the Web site


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Croom Road Baptist Church
12016 CR 681 568-1866
'Bringing a message of hope
based on the Word of God
and from the heart of God"
Dr. Richard J Clark, pastor./

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SLAKE PANASOFFKEE
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
589 CR 470, 1 mile W of 1-75
Sunday Worship Service 9 30 AM
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SUMTERVILLE
Sumterville
United Methodist Church
"OVER 150 YEARS OF PRAYER"
2565 CR 522
1 BLOCK EAST OF HWY 301
Invites you to attend Sunday worship service 9:30 am
PastorCharles Tomberln
",1 All children are Invited.


is: http://www.gbgm-
umc.org/lakepana-umc/out-
reach.htm.
GETTING TOGETHER
Bible study
A weekly prayer time and
Bible study will 'be held
every Wednesday, from noon
until 1 p.m., at 3985 C.R. 567,
Center Hill.
Studygroup
New Life Center Min-
istries, 9707 C.R. 229, Wild-
wood (Royal), 748-0433, is
offering a GED class on
Tuesday nights, 6 to 9 p.m.
You must be at least 18 years
old to participate.
For more information, call
Gloria Croft, principal at
(352) 793-5719, Sumter
County Adult Ed, Sumter-
ville, FL 33585.
Singles study
The Singles Bible Study
Group will hold meetings
every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at
the United Methodist
Church in Lake Panasoffkee
on Hwy. 470.


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I SUMTER COUNTY (FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2008, PAGE 7


Grace notes



Ode to a pipsqueak giant


Nancy i
Kennedy
Special to the .
Times /

very church has one
and mine is no ex-
ception a matri-
arch or mother of the
church.
It's not a title or position
someone campaigns for or
is appointed to, but it's a
role someone becomes by
virtue of her love and faith
and selfless faithfulness.
In my church, that would
be a tiny pipsqueak named
Betty Santana.
I always tell Betty that
the reason I like her so
much is because I tower
over her. The truth is, even
though she's only about 4-
foot-9 or so, she towers over
everyone at my church, me
included.
I don't know her exact
age. I'm guessing late 70s or
early 80s. I do know that
she's a Kansas girl. She
married her husband, Ted,
when she was a teenager.
They lived much of their
lives in Miami Betty pro-
nounces it "Miamah." Ted
worked for the Post Office
and when he retired they
moved north to Inverness,
where I live.
Betty was one of the first
people I met when I first
came to this church. She's
one of the first people any-
one meets there. Not that
she's pushy or wants to be
known. She just loves who-
ever walks through the
door.
If you send Betty or Ted a
card or note, it gets placed
in their blessing basket,
Each morning when they
sit down to pray at the
breakfast table Betty draws
a card out of the basket and


the card sender gets
prayed for that day.
It's been a while since
I've been picked, but that's
only because I haven't sent
any cards in a long time.
But whenever Betty sees
me she always says, "I'm
praying for you and that
family of yours." I know my
family's not the only one.
Once, many years ago, I
felt quite sinful and in
need of confession and ap-
peared on Betty's doorstep.
She let me in and let me
cry and tell her what was
troubling me.
I've since forgotten what
it was about, but not Betty's
kindness to me. She's firm
about what the Bible says
about sin, but also about
what it says about grace
and forgiveness.
My pastor says every pas-
tor should have a cheer-
leader like Betty Santana.
When his brother died
tragically at age 35, as my
pastor drove into the ceme-
tery in Tallahassee to do,
the graveside service, Betty
and Ted were already
there. They had left Inver-
ness before dawn and
drove the 200-plus miles
just so their young pastor
wouldn't have to face that
terrible day alone.
Another time, my pastor
told the congregation that
the absence of any sexual
immorality in his life was
not because he was partic-
ularly virtuous or spiritual,
but only because of God's
grace and the Holy Spirit's
protection.
After the service Betty
marched up to him,
pointed her finger and in-
formed him that the ab-
sence of scandalous sin in
his life was because she
prayed for him and that if
he was ever unfaithful to
his wife she would person-
ally "whop" him.
She would, too. She may
be little, but she's feisty.


I sat next to Betty at
church a few weeks ago.
She and Ted like to sit in
the same spot I like, but
when we're at the same
service I move in defer-
ence to them. (Plus, I don't
want Betty to whop me.)
During the service Betty
confided in me that she has
a thing for cute shoes but
that her feet are starting to
hurt. She said she's fighting
having to wear sneakers to
church. She always says it's
the fault of the "A-G-E in
the water."
These past few years
haven't been easy for Betty.
She's been ill and frail. She
and Ted lost their only son
a few years back and that
nearly killed Betty.
But she keeps going. She
and Ted still hold hands.
During communion I no-
ticed the two of them
standing together, Betty's
head resting on Ted's arm.
Betty and Ted you
can't talk about one with-
out the other have been
married 65 years. I think
Ted's the only man Betty
ever kissed. She loves
dachshunds, probably be-
cause she's taller than they
are. She has two, Hans and
Elvis.
As far as I know, Betty
Santana never did any-
thing extraordinary, except
she has loved me and loved
our church for the past 25
years.
Every church has a pil-
lar, a tiny woman on her
knees, holding up the
church.
Ours is named Betty, and
this one's for her.
Nancy Kennedy is the
author of "Move Over, Vic-
toria IKnow the Real Se-
cret," "Girl on a Swing,"
and her latest book, "Lip-
stick Grace." She can be
reached at 1-352-564-2927,
Monday through Thursday,
or via e-mail at
nkennedy@sctnews.com.


Happy Anniversary


Genevieve (Midge) and
Eugene Bays were mar-
ried on Sept. 29, 1948 at
Russell, Ky. Their children
are: Daniel Bays (Sandy)
of Webster, Brenda
Schoonover (Tom) of
Webster, Dianna Boyd of
Ocklawaha, and Sheila
Bays, deceased. They are
also the grandparents of
seven grandchildren and
12 great-grandchildren,
and one due in November
- Genevieve Kay. Midge
is a homemaker and
Eugene is a retired home
builder. The couple has
lived in Sumter County
for 39 years.


The family of Dan and
Joyce White are hosting a
40th anniversary
celebration at First
Baptist Church of
Bushnell on Sept. 27
from 2 to 4 p.m. They
were married Sept. 28,
1968. Children of the cou-
ple are Christie Kiefer of
McMinnville, Tenn. and
Russ White of Bushnell,
and one granddaughter,
Ashley Kiefer of
McMinnville, Tenn.
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welcome to attend. Cards
of congratulations will
reach the couple at P.O.
Box 100, Bushnell, FL
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PAGE 8 SUMTER COUNTY (FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2008


Sumter sports




Offensive line lets South Sumter win 42-21

LARRY BUGG
Times Correspondent

Intensity is one of those things
that football coaches often talk
about and very few others ever
mention.
South Sumter High head foot-
ball coach Inman Sherman had
reason to smile Friday night.
South Sumter High's 3-0 foot-
ball team downed his 2-1 Wild-
cats 42-21 at Raiders Stadium.
Yes, there was intensity.
"I was real happy with them,"
Sherman said of his Raiders. "I
think our team played very hard
every snap. I was real happy with
our intensity. We told our team
that was the best they have
played. I was real proud of
them."
A '3.7% The rushing attack enabled
M South Sumter to pour .on the
score on a previously undefeated.,
team.
"The reason for the rushing
was our offensive line," Sherman
said. "Cash Irvin and Ryan
Evans both ran well for us."
The Raiders are ranked sec-
ond in Class 2A polls this year
but Sherman doesn't try to find
out about the polls and doesn't
put a lot of faith in them.".. '".
"It doesn't help us win Friday
nights," Sherman said of the I.
The South Sumter Raiders and the Wildwood Wildcats were on the field Tolls.
Friday, Sept. 19, in a battle for the win.The game drew hundreds of fans .The Wildwood team gave up .
for both teams. For more photos and video of the game events, see the their first points of the year. They
Times online at www.sumtercountytimes.com Click the "Sports" tab The game was intense for the Raiders and the Cats.The Raide
and search the stories at left. Please see GAME, Page 9 took the win with a 42-21 game.



Wildwood had chances against South Sumter


LARRY BUGG
Times Correspondent

Wildwood High head foot-
ball coach Matthew "Dude"
Thompson knows he was up
aginst a machine Friday
Wnght
'South Sumter High's foot-
ball team downed his 2-1
Wildcats 42-21 at Raiders
Stadium-. "--- - -
i Thompson believes the
Raiders are at least the sec-
bnd best team in Class 2A.
! But, Thompson feels he
had a chance against one of
ihe best football units in the
State.
"We had our chances," said


coach Dude Thompson. "We
were inside the red zone. We
had our chances and didn't
convert We didn't play well
on defense Friday night.
"I have to brag about our
offensive line. They did a
tremendous job of protect-
ing. That was good."
The Wildwood team gave
up their first points of the
year. They score, 42 points
each of their first two games.
Friday, South Sumter
showed the Wildcats how
they score 42 points.
Wildwood quarterback De-
andre Mitchell threw two
touchdown passes.
"Deandre Mitchell hit Der-
rick Williams with a 73-


yarder. He hit Justin Akiem
with a 25-yarder. He did have
a big night
"Demetrice McCray threw
the other touchdown pass to
Derrick Williams."
Williams had two TD
passes.
South Sumter quarterback
Denzel Smith and Cashin
Irving both scored a pair of
running touchdowns.
Thompson was already im-
pressed with South Sumter.
After Friday, he was even
more impressed.
"My impression is they are
the second-best team in
Class 2A," said Thompson. "I
think that ranking is correct
I feel we have one heck of a


football club but we can't
simulate their numbers.
They have all the pieces of
the puzzle.
"They (the South Sumter
High coaches) do a tremen-
dous job of preparing their
kids."
The Raiders are appar-
ently the real deal.
"It was just a machine,"
Thompson said. "They were
nasty on defense. Offensively,
I have never seen anything
like it in my life. They have a
heck of a football club."
Now that the Wildwood-
South Sumter game is over,
Thompson is a big fan of the
Raiders.
"I wish them the best suc-


cess," Thompson said. "We
definitely have a long way to
go to get to their level."
South Sumter is now 3-0
and the Raiders game may
turn out to be a blessing in
disguise for Wildwpod.
"This wasn't our season,"
the coach said. "We had our
chances to convert. As long
as we.can continue to pre-
pare hard, we have an op-
portunity to convert. Every
week is the most important
week"
Wildwood will play Cres-
cent City Friday there. That's
a 2B-District 5 opener for the
Wildwood and a win cap help
Wildwood get to the playoffs,
a goal for Wildwood.


"We know they are ath-
letic," Thompson said of
Crescent City. "They have
some athletic kids. We have
the advantages.
":That's the great thing
about playing South Sumter
early in the year. We come
back to play teams that are
on our level. We have an
overwhelming advantage be-
cause of our size and speed.
"We have some depth..We.
have done some pretty good'
coaching.
"We are excited about
opening up our district"
Thompson is also excited
that he won't see South
Sumter for at least another
year.


ers








SUMT0l; COUNTY (FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, SE t'EMBER 25, 2008, PAGE 9


They're


back!
All those great prizes from
last year's South Sumter High
School Athletic Booster Club
are back,this year, along with
the start of the fall sports sea-
son.
Called the Big 10, it's a raf-
fle that guarantees at least 10
a great prize. Winners can take
home anything from a flat
screen television to a wooden
picnic table.
They might even get taken to
San Diego, Calif., where the
Chargers play pro football.
Sold as a $50 raffle ticket,
the Big 10 offers 10 different
prizes to 10 different winners
- unless the same person
bought two winning tickets.
According to booster mem-
ber Kelli Barnes, the list of 10
prizes includes tickets to col-
lege ball games (the University
of South Florida, two to Uni-
versity of Florida and two to
Florida State), two flat screen
televisions (one donated by
Bushnell Beef O'Bradys and
the other by Evans Ace Hard-
ware), a handmade fishing rod
in red, black and white with
the Raiders logo (valued at
about $250 and donated by
Taylor Cade Nursery), two
wooden picnic tables from the
booster club, a vehicle from
Cindy Chevrolet and the air-
fare and tickets to the San
Diego game, donated by
Charger and former Raider
Clint Hart.
The drawing is slated to take
place at the last home game of
the season on Friday, Nov. 7,
when the Raiders play Oveido.
Last year, the raffle earned
the club about $10,000, which
was used for various sports
needs, from letterman jackets
to scholarships.
"I thought it was quite suc-
cessful last year and I think it
will be this year," Barnes said.
Barnes said if buyers want
to support a certain sport, tell
the seller and 50 percent of the
ticket money will go directly to
that sport the remaining 50
percent goes to the club for
use in various sports and
sports needs.


South Sumter takes Wildwood junior varsity, 44-0


, ,.- .:.. .


TAMMY FORE/Sumter County Times
Wildwood's Shawn Aten,
7, gets thrown in the air
trying to avoid a tackle by
South Sumter's Davey
Vera, 27, at the annual
Wildwood/South Sumter
junior varsity game last
week. South Sumter took
the win, 44-0.

Wildwood's Cody
Thomas, 99, works to
block South Sumter's
Caleb Harrod, 11, while
Wildwood has posses-
sion of the ball.


PLAYER


No. 60 Shawn R
mond, age 17, is a s
ior at Wildwood Hig
School. He plays no
guard, right guard a
punter and has beei
playing football sini
was eight. He begar
playing for Wildwoo
the seventh grade. I
parents are Kelly an
Rory Bevis. The WilI
wood Athletic Club
named him Outstan
Lineman.


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79 31


OF THE WEEK




ay- 'No. 20 Demetrice Mc-
5en- Cray, age 18, is a senior
h. at Wildwood High School.
nse He plays offensive line
nd .and defensive line for the
n -cats. He has been playing
ce he football for Wildwood
n since he was in the sev-
)d in enth grade. His parents
His are Vonjala and Roosevelt
id Corbin. The Wildwood
d- Athletic Club named Mc-
Cray Outstanding Offen-
iding sive Back.


GAME

continued from Page 8

scored 42 points each of their
first two games.
Friday, South Sumter
showed the Wildcats how they
score 42 points.
Wildwood quarterback De-
andre Mitchell threw two
touchdown passes.
South Sumter quarterback
Denzel Smith and Cashin Irv-
ing both scored a pair of run-
ning touchdowns.
Wildwood earned Sher-
man's respect Friday night.
"Wildwood is a fine football
team," said Sherman. "I think
their basketball players (in-
cluding Deandre Mitchell and
Demetric McCray) are making
a real difference."
The Raiders have no time to
celebrate the Wildwood win.
This week, they host Or-,
lando Lake Highland Prep in
a Class 2A, District 4 game at
Raiders Stadium.
The Orlando team is,, a
other Lough challenge for the
Raiders who keep running
into quality teams.
"Everybody we have played
this year has been unde-
feated," Sherman said. "We
are now playing Lake High-
land Prep who is 3-0. They are
very well coached and solid. It
is the first step toward the dis-
trict championship. We have to
try to win our district games."
Sherman may not be re-
ally concerned with the
ranking but a triumph Fri-
day night will help the
Raiders hold onto that num-
ber two ranking.
The victory is the major
thing for South Sumter as they
want to successfully defend
their district title.
And while South Sumter
steps into defending their title
and Wildwood hones their
skill under a brand new coach,
Matt "Dude" Thompson, foot-
ball's the name of the game
and fans are behind their
teams.
The Friday night game drew
hundreds of supporters for
both the Raiders and Cats.
Bleachers were filled to ca-
pacity on both sides of the
fence, with the crowd continu-
ing down the east fenceline of
the field.


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The Library on Wheels wants to celebrate with a new schedule of stops to
better serve the residents of Sumter County. This is our new weekly
schedule starting September 1, 2008. The vehicle has over 2,000 new
books, DVD's and magazines for adults, teens and children, including
Spanish/English bilingual and Spanish language materials. We also have
two wireless computers for the public to use for internet access. Call
Sumter County Library Services at (352) 568-3456 for more information.


Library On Wheels

Sumter County Library System

Weekly Schedule

Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. Fri. Sat.
Rutland Wahoo Linden Croom-a Royal
9:30 AM 9:30 AM 9:30 AM Coochee 9:30 AM-
11:00 AM 12:00 PM 12:00 PM 9:30 AM 11:00 AM
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1:00 PM 6:00 PM 2:00 PM 6:00 PM 6:00 PM 2:00 PM
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Center Hill
5:30 PM -
8:00 PM


Center Hill Center Hill Community Center, 74 S. Virginia Ave.
Croom-A-Coochee Croom-A-Coochee EMS Unit, 12042 C.R. 684
Linden First Baptist Church of Linden, 4344 S.R. 50
Nobleton Station 29, Tri-County Fire District Station: 7725 C.R. 476
Royal Royal Park, 9569 C.R. 235
Rutland First Baptist Church of Rutland, 6674 C.R. 249
Wahoo First Baptist Church of Wahoo 4517 C.R. 319


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Two injured in motorcycle crash Nonprofits benefit from


AMANDA MIMS
Staff Writer


Two Leesburg residents
were injured in a motorcy-
cle crash on County Road
476 Tuesday afternoon.
The crash happened as
several motorcycles were
traveling together, heading
west on County Road 476,
according to a Florida High-
way Patrol press release.
Maxine Parker, 74, riding
a 2007 motorcycle, lost con-
trol of the bike, "lurched for-
ward" at the intersection of
County Road 616, and hit the
back of the 2005 motorcycle
in front of her, according to
the press release.
The impact caused the
other motorcyclist, Douglas
Skipworth, 53, to also lose
control and both motorcy-


A man driving a golf cart
in The Villages was critically
injured Sept. 22 when he re-
portedly drove into the path
of a car on Madero Drive, ac-
cording to Florida Highway
Patrol.
Richard Wilcox, 78, of
Lady Lake, was traveling
westbound at about 1 p.m.
on Madero Drive in a 2006
Par Car golf cart when he
drove into the path of a Toy-
ota Solara car that was trav-
eling east, according to an
FHP press release.
The left front of the golf


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Two motorcyclists were injured
Road 476 Tuesday, Sept. 23.


cles went onto the north
shoulder of the road.
Both motorcyclists were
ejected onto the shoulder,
according to the press re-
lease.


Parker was taken to
Tampa General Hospital
with serious injuries. Skip-
worth was taken to Leesburg
Regional Medical Center
with minor injuries.


Wildwood sets homecoming


,Wildwood- High School
will host its annual home-
coming parade at 5 p.m. on
Friday, Oct 3.
Line-up begins at the
school's bus loop at 4 p.m.
If you are interested in en-
tering a float or assisting
walkers in the parade,
please contact Roberta
Joyce or Dee Ragar at 748-


1314.
Each participant must
complete a city consent
form, which can be picked
in the high school front of-
fice.
Cheerleaders designated
the themed spirit-week The
themes are:
Monday Movie Star
Look Alike Day;_


Tuesday Tacky Day or
Gender Bender Day;
Wednesday Hawaiian
Day, Thursday- Favorite
Team Day; and
Friday WILDCAT Spirit
Day.
Mrs. Joyce and the cheer-
leaders will host a pep rally
on Friday, Oct. 3, at 2:45
p.m. in the gym.

Reunion set
South Sumter's Class-of-
1968 will hold its 40th year re-
union on Oct. 10. and 11. On
Friday, Oct. 10, the class will
attend South Sumter's Home-
coming Game. For more infor-
mation, call 748-3791.


cart collided with the left
front of the ear. The golf cart
came to a final rest facing
southwest and the car
stopped facing southeast.
Wilcox suffered critical in-
juries and was transported
to Orlando Regional Med-
ical Center for treatment,
according to the press re-
lease.
The driver of the car, 73-
year-old Donald McCoy, also
of Lady Lake, was not in-
jured, according to the press
release.


county lease termination


AMANDA MIMS
Staff Writer

Five nonprofit agencies
are benefiting from the
early termination of a lease
the county has for office
space.
William Spaude, owner of
the former South Sumter
Shopping Plaza on Main
Street where the county is
leasing office space, re-
cently told the county he
would terminate the lease
of one office the county isn't
using three years early if
the county agrees to use
some of the money for the
nonprofit agencies that
would not otherwise re-
ceive county funding.
The agencies Sumter
Youth Center, The Haven,
Lake-Sumter Children's
Advocacy, Youth and Fam-
ily Alternatives, and Mid-
Florida Community
Services are receiving a
total of about $43,000 that
the county would have paid
to Spaude.
Commissioner Randy
Mask, who worked with
Spaude leading up to the
offer, said Spaude is giving
commissioners "the oppor-
tunity to be heroes."
Each agency is getting 60
percent of what it received
for the 2007-08 fiscal year.
None of them were ap-
proved for any county fund-
ing for 2008-09. Commission
Chairman Richard Hoff-


man, the only commis-
sioner to vote against the
deal, commended Spaude
for his offer, but opposed
accepting it because he
said the county shouldn't be
involved in contributing to
charities.
"I question anytime any
government entity makes
decisions about what ...
charitable groups should
be funded with taxpayer
money," he said.
"I don't think that's a role
for a government, whether
it's county or national."
But Hoffman said the
agencies "provide excellent
service" to the community.
"I'm not questioning that
at all."
Commissioner Garry
Breeden argued that some
of the agencies provide
services that the county
would otherwise have to
pay for.
Commissioners Doug
Gilpin and Michael Francis
said they agree with Hoff-
man but supported termi-


nating the lease early to
save money.
"In the long run, I don't
see us delegating charities
as opposed to the people
spending their money
where they want to spend
it," Francis said.
Mask reminded the com-
mission that Spaude agreed
to release the county from
its obligation on the condi-
tion that the money from
this year is used for. those
agencies.
"This is something he's
choosing to do. He could
hold us to this lease."
Commissioners voted 4-1
to accept the offer from
Spaude.
The five agencies are set
to receive the following
amounts:
Sumter County Youth
Center-- $30,000
The Haven $6,000
Lake Sumter Children's
Advocacy Center $4,200
Mid Florida Community
Services $1,080
Youth and Family Alter-
natives $1,500.


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Sumter calendar


THURSDAY, SEPT. 25
Learn palm management
"Palm Management" will be
presented by speaker Jim
Davis on Sept 25. Find out
which palms are best for cen-
tral Florida and how to care
for them.
Classes are from 1 to 2 p.m.
at Oxford Community Build-
ing, 4027 County Road 106, Ox-
ford. The class is free and
open to the public. No regis-
tration required.
Contact Jim Davis at (352)
753-0124 or Bushnell Exten-
sion Office at (352) 793-2728 for
information and/or directions.
W e b s i t e :
http://sumter.ifas.ufl.edu.
The Villages Plant Clinic is
from 1 to 4 p.m. on the first and
third Monday of every month
at the Sumter County Annex,
8033 County Road 466 (corner
of 466 and Morse Boulevard).
For more information, call
753-0124. The Bushnell Plant
Clinic is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
every Wednesday at 7620
County Road 471, Suite 2, at
the Sumter County Fair-
grounds. For information, call
793-2728.
Lifesouth Blood Center
The mobile Lifesouth
Blood Center will be at
Metal Industries, 400 Walker
Rd., Bushnell, from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m.
Florida Trail
Association meets
The public is invited to the
regular monthly meeting of
the Highlanders Chapter of
the Florida Trail Association
at 6 p.m. at the Leesburg Pub-
lic Library, meeting room A,
100 East Main St, Leesburg.
Program by Howard and
Carmen Pospesel, "Land. of


Standing-Up Rocks." Learn
about hiking and other out-
door activities for all ages in
Central Florida. For informa-
tion, call 787 8654 or e-mail:
bobbiszoo@embarqmail.com.
Historical Society to meet
The Sumter County Histori-
cal Society will meet at 7 p.m.
at the Sumterville Community
Center Building. We welcome
everyone to come and join us.
We will be planning our Fall
Fest participation and a future
tour of our county cemeteries.
Call Carolyn at 793-3962 or
Donna at 603-2041 for informa-
tion.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 27
Villages Democrats
Club meeting
The Villages Democrats
Club of Sumter County will
meet at the Canal Street
Recreation Center at 10 a.m.
Speakers will be candidates
John Russell, U.S. Congress
District 5; Charlotte Poss,
Sumter County Commissioner
District 1; and Gloria Hay-
ward, Sumter County Clerk of
Circuit Court. Also, John
Campbell and Gary Kadow
will present differing views of
the "Reverse One Sumter"
amendment
Villagers, Democrats, Re-
publicans and Independents
who want to learn more about
the candidates and issues are
welcomed. Light refreshments
will be served at 9:30, with the
meeting beginning at 10 a.m.
Contact Andrea Coburn at 751-
6673 for information.
Medieval Tournament
All middle and senior high
youths are invited to a Me-
dieval Tournament from
9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the cor-
ner of C.R. 476 and C.R. 605


Local Man Prevails In Scuffle

With Hoodlums
BEXAR COUNTY- Tom W., after using Thera-Gesic
on a sore left shoulder, encountered two hoods break-
ing into a car in a parking lot He whacked one of them
upside the head and ran them off. When asked why he
took the risk, he painlessly replied:
"None of your dang business!"
Go painlessly with Thera-Gesice


(near Dade Battlefield
Park), in Bushnell. Come
test your skills at sword
fighting and other Medieval
and Scottish Highland
games and events. For more
information, call the Youth
Boosters at (352) 568-8034.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 1
Prostate cancer
education/support meeting
The American Cancer So-
ciety will be hosting a free
Man to Man prostate cancer
education and support
group meeting at 7 p.m. in
The Villages at LaHacienda
Recreation Center, Julio
Iglesias Room, 1200 Avenida
Central.
Call 365-1483 for informa-
tion.
THURSDAY, OCT. 2
Council meeting
The Sumter Elder Affairs
Council will meet in confer-
ence room 142 at the County
Offices, 910 N. Main St.,
Bushnell (old Win-Dixie
Plaza on Highway 475).
There will be a speaker
from the Ombudsman Pro-
gram. Anyone interested in
attending may do so. We are
looking for services or agen-
cies that would like to pres-


ent information. Call Bonnie
Reidy at (352) 728-6661.

SATURDAY, OCT. 4
Yard sale
Linda Adams, SCARC, Inc.
Board Member has sched-
uled a yard sale to benefit
SCARC, Inc. from 8 a.m.
until 3 p.m. at L. Norman
Adams Home Builders, Inc.
of Bushnell office at 320
West Belt Avenue in Bush-
nell. There will be food and
drinks along with a raffle for
a satellite radio for your
auto. All proceeds will go to
SCARC!
TUESDAY, OCT. 7
Kiwanis new officers
The Kiwanis of Wildwood
will install their new officers
at their regular meeting on
at The Old Coffee Shop at
7:30 a.m.
Incoming president will
be Dick Hoffman. Other in-
coming officers include Bob
Bernstein, vice president;
Dixie Stanton, secretary;
Ruth Rockcastle, treasurer.
Parent Advisory
Committee meets
The Webster Elementary
Parent Advisory Committee


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Webster Elementary media
center

THURSDAY, OCT. 9
Learn about palms, plants
Florida Friendly Land-
scape Series presents
"Planting Natives." Find out
which palms are best for
central Florida and how to
care for them. Native plants,
when used correctly, require
less maintenance and water
Learn which ones are suited
for Central Florida environ-
ment.
Class is from 1 to 2 p.m.,
it's free to the public and no
registration is required.
Where: Oxford Community
Building, 4027 County Road
106, Oxford, minutes from
the Villages.
Contact Jim Davis at (352)
753-0124 or Bushnell Exten-
sion Office at (352) 793-2728
for information and/or di-
rections. Web site:
http://sumter.ifas.ufl.edu.


FRIDAY, OCT. 10
SSHS reunion
The South Sumter High
School Class of 1988 is hold-
ing our 20th Reunion. For
our Friday night gathering,
we'll be attending the SSHS
Homecoming Game at the
Raider Field. The game
starts at 7:30 p.m. You will
need to pay your way in to
the game.
For more information,
please e-mail Lisa (Harris)
Knapp at sshsre-
unionl988@yahoo.com.
SATURDAY, OCT. 11
4-H Open House
Celebrate National 4-H
Week at the 4-H Open House
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the
West Central Florida Agri-
culture Center's Main Expo
Hall on Beville's Corner.
Enjoy food, games, friends
and fun. Come meet 4-H'ers
from across the county and
see what's happening in
Sumter County 4-H.


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BUDGET SUMMARY
Southwest Florida Water Management District Fiscal Year 2008 -2009
THE PROPOSED OPERATING BUDGET EXPENDITURES OF THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
ARE 4.6% LOWER THAN LAST YEAR'S TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURES.


1. REVENUES


CASH BALANCES BROUGHT FORWARD


AD VALOREM TAXES
Disfrtwide
Aafa Rver Basin
Coastal Rivers Basn
rfisibooughi Pier Basn
Manasota Basin
N rthlesI Hillbbomoug BB3sn
Peace River Basin
PinetaAs-icdote Rive Basi
Withlacoochee River Basin


VILLAGE GENERAL
PER$1.0G0 FUND


SPECIAL CAPITAL
REVENUE PROJECTS
FUNDS FUNDS


TOTAL
BUDGET


$23,351,163 $40,536,966 $459,285 S64,347414


0.3866
0.2163
0,1885
0.2547
0.1484
0.2421
0.1827
0.3600
0,2308


OTHER REVENUES
Licenses and Permits
Intergovemmenlal Revenue
ntereas Earri',gs
Other
TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUES
TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUES AND BALANCES
INTERFUNDTRANSFERS
SWIM Transfers
TOTAL INTERFUND TRANSFERS
TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUES, BALANCES, AND TRANSFERS


134.136,809


5.037.742
4543989
12,063,228
12095 125
6,333,331
8,350,143
27,356,018
4.978,051


3,000,000
15,479,899
2,500,000
1539 025


1,250,000 135,386.809
50s7.742
4,543,989
12,063228
12,095,125
6,333.331
8.350,143
27,356.018
4,978,051


32,091.327 28,406,725
4 W50 000
2 000 000


3,000,000
75977951
7,000,000
3 539 025


515665'.733 3119348954 529.656 725 1305 1s1412
S180DO('ti6 5159'645920 5s: 116010 5370008a826

$6,480,564 $6,480,564
$6,480,564 $6,480,564
$180,006,896 $166,366,484 $30,116.010 S76 489390


II. EXPENDITURES


WATER RESOURCES PLANNING & MONITORING
ACQUISrTION RESTORATION & PUBLIC WORKS
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF LANDS & WORKS
REGULATION
OUTREACH
INFORMATION RESOURCES
MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION
RESERVES FOR CONTINGENCIES
RESERVES FOR WATER SUPPLY & RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
OTHER (COMMISSIONS FOR TAX COLLECTIONS)
TOTAL APPROPRIATED EXPENDITURES AND RESERVES

INTERFUND TRANSFERS
SWIM Transfers
TOTAL INTERFUND TRANSFERS
TOTAL APPROPRIATED EXPENDITURES, RESERVES, AND TF

ESTIMATED ENCUMBRANCES


Southwest Florida
Water Maliuagemenit Disrict

sWATERMATTERMORG, -800.423-1476


$25,896,329
60,943,876
12,292,060
21.525,779
2,019.960
16,718,529
21,122,907
6,000,000
9,077,336


$17,723,436
108,856.536 $29,759.760
14,757.494 356,250


4,693,524
48.454
212,440
5,500,000
5,806,239


4,060.637 2,636,880


543620 165
199 560 172
27,405.804
21.525.779
6.713,484
16.766,983
21,335,347
11,500,000
14,883,575
6,697,517


$179,657,813 $160,235,003 $30,116,010 $370,008,826


$349,083 56,131,481 $6,480,564
$349,083 $6,131,481 $6,480,564
$180,006,896 $166,366,484 $30,116,010 $376.489,390


$251,812,946 $408,172,541 $2,255,402


THE TEIATIVE ADOPTED, ANDOR FiAL, UDGETS ARE ON FILE IN THE
OFFICE OF TWEASOVEMSNTINED TAXING AUTWMPTYAS A PUSURECORI


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Charlotte
Hernando
Levy
Pinellas


Citrus
Highlands
Manatee
Polk


DeSoto
Hillsborough
Marion
Sarasota


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NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING
The Southwest Florida Water Management District has tentatively ,
adopted a budget for fiscal year 2008 2009.

This notice is applicable to the following counties:


Hardee
Lake
Pasco
Sumter


A public hearing to make a FINAL DECISION on the budget AND
TAXES will be held on:
Tuesday, September 30, 2008
5:01 p.m.
at
District Headquarters
2379 Broad Street
Brooksville, FL 34604-6899

The map below depicts the counties and basin board boundaries
within the Southwest Florida Water Management District.


Southwest Florida
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Kiwanis gives thesaurus


to fourth-graders


Fourth-grade students at
Wildwood Elementary
School recently became
owners of a tool that will
help them become better
writers. The Kiwanis Club of
Wildwood once again pre-
sented a thesaurus to each
fourth-grader.
"Kiwanis is a global organ-
ization of volunteers dedi-
cated to changing the world
one child and one commu-
nity at a time." This is the
defining statement of Kiwa-
nis. In Wildwood, the Kiwa-
nis sponsors projects and
programs specifically to bet-
ter the lives of the children
of this community. One hun-
dred percent of funds raised
by the club with such fund
raisers as their annual golf
scramble go to their proj-
ects; none can be used for
administrative costs of any
kind.


Other projects include
purchasing books for and
reading to Head Start chil-
dren, nursery school chil-
dren, and pre-kindergarten
students. Funds are supplied
to all Wildwood schools for
their enrichment programs.
Sponsored programs recog-
nize and reward citizenship
and academic growth.
Key Club in Wildwood
High School and the soon-to-
be K-Kids club in the ele-
mentary school are
sponsored by the local Kiwa-
nis and are considered part
of the Kiwanis family. Future
plans include a Builders
Club in the middle school.
Although this is a rela-
tively small group, it is an ac-
tive group and new members
are always encouraged. The
club meets each Tuesday
morning, 7:30 a.m. at the Old
Coffee House.


Event set for SSHS


On Monday, Sept. 29 the
Sumter Ministerial Associa-
tion, Sonshine Christian Store,
ABC for Teens and several
youth pastors have teamed up
to sponsor this program free of
charge for the youth of Sumter
County.
It will be held at South
Sumter High School starting
with pizza, the praise and wor-
ship music of several local
praise and worship bands, Big
Bounce games, and other ac-
tivities from 6 to 7 p.m. Then at
7 p.m. Frontline Youth Com-
munication founder and CEO
David Mahan will speak
David's passion for reaching
his generation has led him


SUMMER
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LIVESTOCK
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David R Ward
863-519-8477
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Tuesday
Sept. 23, 2008






Compared to last week:
Slaughter cows and bulls were
2.00 to 3.00 lower, feeder steers
and heifers were 1.00 to 2.00
lower. Supply and demand wete
moderate.
Feeder steers and heifers
over 600 lbs. 69 percent, (41
percent steers, 28 percent
eifers), over 600 lbs 5 percent,
(4 percent steers, 1 percent
heifers), slaughter cows and
bulls 20 percent, replacement
cows 6 percent.


into the very front lines of the
war over the hearts and minds
of today's youth. For years, he
has been a popular assembly
and workshop speaker for or-
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tional Abstinence
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Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85%
Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range
940-1185 1075 53.00-57.00
920-1020 962 59.00-60.00
940-1180 1062 49.00-51.00
1235-1310 1268 56.00-57.00
1200-1425 1312 58.00-62.00
1205-1440 1340 45.00-52.00
Slaughter Cows Lean 85-90%
Wl Range Avg Wt Price Range
735-795 761 36.0041.00
820-1180 1019 42.00-52.00
815-1195 986 35.00-41.00
1205-1290 1240 45.00-53.00
Slaughter Bulls Y.G. I
Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range
1220-1410 1297 64.00-69.00
1515-1950 1710 67.00-70.00
1765 1765 76.00
1680 1680 56.00


Avg Price
55.38
59.35 High Dressing
49.77 Low Dressing
56.66
60.17 High Dressing
49.04 Low Dressing

Avg Price
38.81 Low Dressing
46.42
38.64 Low Dressing
48.72
Avg Price
66.56
68.98
76.00 High Dressing
56.00 Low Dressing


Feeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
220-240 232 136.00-140.00 137.27
250-295 264 120.00-12800 124.13
300-335 311 114.00-126.00 120.39
358-370 360 106.00-110.00 108.17
400-425 413 98,00-105.00 99.68
450485 465 97.00-106.00 100.30
510-540 518 90.00-95.00 94.08
550-590 578 88.00-94.00 89.96
620-625 623 87.00-89.00 88.00
675-695 680 84.00-87.00 86.40
700-749 740 81.00-84.00 82.28
Feeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 2-3
Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
225-245 237 118.00-120.00 119.37
250-297 275 108.00-118.00 112.40
300-340 318 108.00-112.00 109.09
350-397 385 95.00-108.00 99.69
400-445 424 91.00-98.00 95.07
455-498 488 85.00-95.00 90.89
503-515 506 84,00-89.00 86.74
550-580 565 '87.00-88.00 87.33
605-625 615 72.00-82.00 77.08
650-685 668 83.00-84.00 83.49
Feeder Steers and Bulls Small 1-2
WI Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
210-245 226 88.00-110.00 96.63
255-295 274 90.00-108.00 100.75
305-345 329 88.00-106.00 96.86
355-390 369 90.00-99.00 96.33
420-445 432 87.00-89.00 88.03
505-535 520 75.00-76.00 75.33
Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
302-325 305 90.00-95.00 90.63
365-375 370 89.00-96.00 92.55
400-403 403 88.00-89.00 88.86
450-495 467 86.00-88.00 87.55
505-515 508 82.00-90.00 ,85.64
555-595 589 83.00-93.00 88.61
610-648 629 82.00-84.00 82.97
Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3
WI Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
264-286 276 84.00-97.00 91.48
300-340 328 80.00-90.00 86.27
350-390 370 78.00-85.00 82.84
420-441 436 80.00-86.00 84.40
455490 471 79.00-83.00 80.52
500-535 512 75.00-82.00 77.18
565-590 578 78,00-84.00 81,22
605-610 608 78,00-79.00 78.50
Feeder Heifers Small 1-2
Wt Range AvgWt Price Range Avg Price
230-235 232 88.00-90.00 88.66
265-286 281 80.00-90.00 81.16
330-335 334 75.00-82.00 77.80
380-395 383 70.00-76.00 72.58
460490 477 72.00-75.00 73.65
520-540 530 69.00-71.00 69.98
Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2
WI Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
705-785 745 70.00-72.00 71.05
820-1170 1002 43.00-64.00 53.63
Cow-Calf Pairs Medium and Large 1-2
Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price
855-1095 973 400.00-700.00 558.59
1300-1425 1340 600.00-800.00 726.59


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$38,500
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$7,960
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BUDGET SUMMARY

CITY OF COLEMAN FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009


The City of Coleman has tentatively adopted a budget for Fiscal Year 2008-2009. A Public
hearing to make a FINAL DECISION on the budget AND TAXES will be held on Tuesday
September 30, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall, 3502 E. Warm Springs Avenue (Highway 301),
Coleman, Florida.

The City of Coleman does not levy ad valorem taxes; therefore, we are not required to advertise and
follow TRIM calendar.

Citizens are urged to make oral and written comments at the meeting and are encouraged to ask
questions regarding the budget. A copy of the entire proposed budget is available for public inspection
at the City Hall during regular office hours.

CITY OF COLEMAN
Lonnie G. Evans, Mayor


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SUMTER COUNTY (FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2008, PAGE 13


Sumter tidbits


Volunteers
needed
Volunteers are needed for
Hinton Haunted House.
Rooms available. All posi-
tions open from guides to
food servers. Must be 18 to
participate. Costumes pre
ferred if working in the
house. Anyone interested,
please call before Oct. 15 to
assure a position.
Book
sale
Friends of the Panasoffkee
Community Library. Inc. is
having a huge book sale at the
Lake Panasoffkee Recreation
Center, 1582 C.R. 459. Friday,
Oct. 10, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and
Saturday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m. to 2
p.m. Memberships to FOPCL
will also be available at the
door.
Assistance
for veterans
The staff of the Sumter
County Veterans Service Of-
fice is ready to assist veter-
ans and their families in the
claims benefits process. The
process is performed with
the care, dignity, and in-
tegrity veterans deserve.
There are two Veterans
Services Office locations.
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One is at The Villages annex
on County Road 466, and the
other is at 910 N. Main St.,
Bushnell. For additional in-
formation, call The Villages
office, (352)753-2686, or the
Bushnell office, 793-0235.
Adult
Education
The Adult Education Center
in Sumterville is pleased to
announce the following com-
puter classes:
Class for Beginners meeting
Tuesday through Thursday,
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.; six meetings
for $30.
Class teaching Microsoft
Excel for beginners starting
Aug. 26 and meeting only Tues-
day night, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.; six
meetings for $30.
Students interested in at-
tending either or both classes
should show up at the first
meeting with cash. No pre-reg-
istration is required.
Call 793-5719 for more infor-
mation.
Homeschool
Fellowship
The Sumter County Home-
school Fellowship meets on
the second Monday of every
month at 2 p.m. at First Baptist
Church in Bushnell. For infor-


fPhoto Caption: Deborah Lord (right), representing the
Sumter County 44 Lions Club, presents a check for
$5,000 to Merilyn Johnson (left), President of SCARC,
Inc., and Marsha Perkins (center), Executive Director,
as a Platinum Sponsor of the Lake Panasoffkee Open.
This 1st Annual Fishing Tournament to benefit SCARC,
Inc. is scheduled for Saturday. Oct. 11 at Tracy's Point
Fishing Lodge. The donation is earmarked as 10 per-
cent local match funds for a new lift-equipped vehicle
that will be used to transport participants to and from
the SCARC, Inc. programs. This new vehicle will re-
place a 7-year-old conversion van. The Florida Depart-
ment of Transportation approved a Section 5310 grant
to SCARC, Inc. that will pay 90 percent of the $69,500
cost of the new vehicle.


mation, contact Marty Money
at 793-4367.
Historical
society meetings
The Sumter County Histori-
cal Society will resume its reg-
ular schedule on Thursday,
Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. at the
Sumterville Community Cen-
ter. Call President Carolyn
Shaw for information at 793-
3962, or Donna McGuire at
603-2041.
Angel-Food Ministries
food bank
Angel-Food Ministries
hosted by the K of C of Our
Lady of the Waters Council
No. 12544 wish to invite all
that need to or wish to save a
little money on their food
bill to come to the St.
Lawrence Social Hall, on
Wednesday's and Saturday's
from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. You
can also come to the Faith
Base Food Bank on the sec-
ond and fourth Thursday
and Friday of the month
from 9 a.m. to noon on
Thursday and 9 a.m. to 2
p.m.on Fridays to place your
order and pay. We take food
stamps, cash and local
checks. We are also avail-
able at 352-793-4205. Please
call for more information or
e-mail angelfoodkoc@em-
barqmail.com,
AARP Driver
Safety course
Rapid acceleration and fre-
quent braking can reduce your
gas mileage by 33 percent at
highway speeds. You could
save up to 96 cents by just driv-
ing sensibly
Take an AARP Driver Safety
class. Completing the two four-
hour day course may entitle
you to a multi-year auto insur-
ance discount. For more infor-
mation check with your
insurance carrier.
The course fee is $10 per
person and to register for a
class, call the listed instructor.
You do not have to be a
Florida resident or an AARP
member to register.
For information regarding
future classes, call Charlie Lu-
cente at 726-0753.
DAV Summer Bingo
Friday and Saturday
Chapter 96 DAV bingo is
every Friday and Saturday at 6
p.m. with 51 $40 games and


three $250 jackpots. Take Exit
321 off 1-75 to C.R. 470 to C.R.
489. It is a non-smoking facil-
ity, but does provide outside
smoke breaks.
Office
relocates
The Central Florida Retiree
Activities Office is now in The
Villages Sheriff's Sub Station,
108 La Grande Blvd., Lady
Lake, FL 32159.
The office currently is only
taking phone calls on its an-
swering service at 430-1679.
Director Ray Maxwell is
looking for volunteers to help
man the office on a rotating
basis for coverage to help re-
tirees in the area.
Alzheimer's
support group
Alzheimer's Family Organi-
zation monthly support group
meetings in Sumter County


are open to the public. Meet-
ings are at 10 a.m. Thursday
at New Covenant United
Methodist Church, 11974 C.R.
101, Suite 103, The Villages.
Free respite care provided.
For more information, call
Bill Lee at (352) 750-4529, Ext
254, Wayne Fogel at (352) 751-
1059, Jackie Preston at (352)
259-0937, Don Veroneau at
(352) 753-0145, or Judy Dollard
at (352) 748-0608.
Sumter Singles
sponsors dances
There is a mixer dance
every first and third Friday
night from 8 to 11 p.m. at the
Lake Panasoffkee Community
Building, on C.R. 470 one block
east of 1-75, a half block north
of the traffic light across from
the truck stop.
The dances, sponsored by
Sumter Singles, are open to


couples and singles. Finger
foods are appreciated. There
is live music. Call 424-1688 for
information.
Fun groups meet
in library
Needlework Fun Groups
meets 2 to 4 p.m. on the first
and third Saturday monthly
in the Wildwood Public Li-
brary, 310 S. Palmer Dr. Call
748-1158 or e-mail Elisabeth
Tripp at
els34785@yahoo.com.
Language
classes
The Bushnell Public Li-
brary has tutors available to
help those learning the Eng-
lish language. Free English-
language classes for adults are
offered at the Bushnell Public
Library, 402 N. Florida St., be-
hind the Bushnell water tower.
Call 793-8274.


681-1002 SCT

PUBLIC NOTICE
MUNICIPAL ELECTION
CITY OF COLEMAN, FLORIDA

That Municipal Election for the City of Coleman will be held on
December 2, 2008 at the Community Building located at 1204 N.
Church Street, Coleman, Florida, to elect the following:


Council Seat #2
Council Seat #4
Mayor


Two (2) Year Term
Two (2) Year Term
Two (2) Year Term


On December 2, 2008, polls will open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

The qualifying period for all persons wishing to qualify as candidates
for the aforementioned seats will be:

1:00 P.M. ON OCTOBER 6, 2008 UNTIL NOON ON OCTOBER 10, 2008

Candidates May qualify during the qualifying period at Coleman City
Hall. Please be advised that City Hall is closed daily between 12:00
noon and 1 p.m.

QUALIFYING FEES: $5.00 plus the required 1% State Election
Assessment which is based on the salary of the position sought.

To Residents Wishing to Vote in the Municipal Election:
Registration for the City election closes on November 3, 2008.
To register to vote please contact the Supervisor of Elections
office in Bushnell, Florida or any of its branch offices in Sumter
County.

Lester Eberle
Public Service Director

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683-0925 SCT
PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
TO BE VOTED ON NOVEMBER 4, 2008
NOTICE OF ELECTION

I, Kurt S. Browning, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby give notice that an election will be held in each county in Florida, on
November 4, 2008, for the ratification or rejection of proposed amendments to the Constitution of the State of Florida.


No. 1
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE I, SECTION 2
(Legislative)

Ballot Title:
DECLARATION OF RIGHTS

Ballot Summary:
Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to delete provisions
authorizing the Legislature to regulate or prohibit the ownership, inheritance,
disposition, and possession of real property by aliens ineligible for citizenship.

Full Text:

ARTICLE I
DECLARATION OF RIGHTS

SECTION 2. Basic rights. --All natural persons, female and male alike, are
equal before the law and have inalienable rights, among which are the right to
enjoy and defend life and liberty, to pursue happiness, to be rewarded for
industry, and to acquire, possess and protect property .x..pt that the owner hip,
inheritance, disposition and po..e.sion of real pr-perty by aliens ineligible fo
citizenship may b regulated or- prohibited by law. No person shall be deprived
of any right because of race, religion, national origin, or physical disability.

No. 2
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE I, NEW SECTION
(Initiative Petition)

Ballot Title:
FLORIDA MARRIAGE PROTECTION AMENDMENT




Ballot Summary:
This amendment protects marriage as the legal union of only one man and one
woman as husband and wife and provides that no other legal union that is
treated as marriage or the substantial equivalent thereof shall be valid or
recognized.


Financial Impact Statement:
The direct financial impact this amendment will have on state and local
government revenues and expenditures cannot be determined, but is expected to
be minor.

Full Text:

ARTICLE I, NEW SECTION
DECLARATION OF RIGHTS

Inasmuch as marriage is the legal union of only one man and one woman as
husband and wife, no other legal union that is treated as marriage or the
substantial equivalent thereof shall be valid or recognized.

No. 3
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE VII, SECTIONS 3 AND 4
ARTICLE XII, NEW SECTION
(Taxation and Budget Reform Commission)

Ballot Title:
CHANGES AND IMPROVEMENTS NOT AFFECTING THE ASSESSED
VALUE OF RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY

Ballot Summary:
Authorizes the Legislature, by general law, to prohibit consideration of changes
or improvements to residential real property which increase resistance to wind
damage and installation of renewable energy source devices as factors in
assessing the property's value for ad valorem taxation purposes. Effective upon
adoption, repeals the existing renewable energy source device exemption no
longer in effect.

Full Text:

ARTICLE VII
FINANCE AND TAXATION

SECTION 3. Taxes; exemptions.
(a) All property owned by a municipality and used exclusively by it
for municipal or public purposes shall be exempt from taxation. A municipality,
owning property outside the municipality, may be required by general law to
make payment to the taxing unit in which the property is located. Such portions
of property as are used predominantly for educational, literary, scientific,
religious or charitable purposes may be exempted by general law from taxation.
(b) There shall be exempt from taxation, cumulatively, to every head
of a family residing in this state, household goods and personal effects to the
value fixed by general law, not less than one thousand dollars, and to every
widow or widower or person who is blind or totally and permanently disabled,
property to the value fixed by general law not less than five hundred dollars.
(c) Any county or municipality may, for the purpose of its respective
tax levy and subject to the provisions of this subsection and general law, grant
community and economic development ad valorem tax exemptions to new
businesses and expansions of existing businesses, as defined by general law.
Such an exemption may be granted only by ordinance of the county or
municipality, and only after the electors of the county or municipality voting on
such question in a referendum authorize the county or municipality to adopt
such ordinances. An exemption so granted shall apply to improvements to real
property made by or for the use of a new business and improvements to real
property related to the expansion of an existing business and shall also apply to
tangible personal property of such new business and tangible personal property
related to the expansion of an existing business. The amount or limits of the
amount of such exemption shall be specified by general law. The period of time
for which such exemption may be granted to a new business or expansion of an
existing business shall be determined by general law. The authority to grant


such exemption shall expire ten years from the date of approval by the electors
, of the county or municipality, and may be renewable by referendum as provided
by general law.
(d) By general law and subject to Aconditions ecified therein, there
maybe granted An ad valorem tax exemption to a renewable energy ource


device and tc real property On which ouch device iP inStalled and operated, to
the value fixeOd by general law not to exce.d the original cot of the device, and,
for the period of time fixed by general law not to exc8ed ten yearc.
(d)(-e- Any county or municipality may, for the purpose of its
respective tax levy and subject to the provisions of this subsection and general
law, grant historic preservation ad valorem tax exemptions to owners of historic
properties. This exemption may be granted only by ordinance of the county or
municipality. The amount or limits of the amount of this exemption and the
requirements for eligible properties must be specified by general law. The
period of time for which this exemption may be granted to a property owner
shall be determined by general law.
(.e(f4- By general law and subject to conditions specified therein,
twenty-five thousand dollars of the assessed value of property subject to
tangible personal property tax shall be exempt from ad valorem taxation.
SECTION 4. Taxation; assessments._ By general law regulations
shall be prescribed which shall secure a just valuation of all property for ad
valorem taxation, provided:
(a) Agricultural land, land producing high water recharge to Florida's
aquifers, or land used exclusively for noncommercial recreational purposes may
be classified by general law and assessed solely on the basis of character or use.
(b) Pursuant to general law tangible personal property held for sale as
stock in trade and livestock may be valued for taxation at a specified percentage
of its value, may be classified for tax purposes, or may be exempted from
taxation.
(c) All persons entitled to a homestead exemption under Section 6 of
this Article shall have their homestead assessed at just value as of January 1 of
the year following the effective date of this amendment. This assessment shall
change only as provided in this subsection herein.
(1) Assessments subject to this subsection proviione shall be changed
annually on January 1st of each year; but those changes in assessments shall not
exceed the lower of the following: '
a. Three percent (3%) of the assessment for the prior year.
b. The percent change in the Consumer Price Index for all urban
consumers, U.S. City Average, all items 1967=100, or successor reports for the
preceding calendar year as initially reported by the United States Department of
Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
(2) No assessment shall exceed just value.
(3) After any change of ownership, as provided by general law,
homestead'property shall be assessed at just value as of January 1 of the
following year, unless the provisions of paragraph (8) apply. Thereafter, the
homestead shall be assessed as provided in this subsection herein.
(4) New homestead property shall be assessed at just value as of
January 1st of the year following the establishment of the homestead, unless the
provisions of paragraph (8) apply. That assessment shall only change as
provided in this subsection herein-
(5) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to homestead
property shall be assessed as provided for by general law; provided, however,
after the adjustment for any change, addition, reduction, or improvement, the
property shall be assessed as provided in this subsection heein
(6) In the event of a termination of homestead status, the property
shall be assessed as provided by general law.
(7) The provisions of this amendment are severable. If any of the
provisions of this amendment shall be held unconstitutional by any court of
competent jurisdiction, the decision of such court shall not affect orimpair any,
remaining prvisions'of this amendment.
(8)a. A person who establishes a new homestead as of January 1,
2009, or January 1 of any subsequent year and who has received a homestead
exemption pursuant to Section 6 of this Article as of January 1 of either of the
two years immediately preceding the establishment of the new homestead is
entitled to have the new homestead assessed at less than just value. If this
revision is approved in January of 2008, a person who establishes a new
homestead as of January 1, 2008, is entitled to have the new homestead
assessed at less than just value only if that person received a homestead
exemption on January 1, 2007. The assessed value of the newly established
homestead shall be determined as follows:
1. If the just value of the new homestead is greater than or equal to
the just value of the prior homestead as of January 1 of the year in which the
prior homestead was abandoned, the assessed value of the new homestead shall
be the just value of the new homestead minus an amount equal to the lesser of
$500,000 or the difference between the just value and the assessed value of the
prior homestead as of January 1 of the year in which the prior homestead was
abandoned. Thereafter, the homestead shall be assessed as provided in this
subsection hefein.
2. If the just value of the new homestead is less than the just value of
the prior homestead as of January 1 of the year in which the prior homestead
was abandoned, the assessed value of the new homestead shall be equal to the
just value of the new homestead divided by the just value of the prior
homestead and multiplied by the assessed value of the prior homestead.
However, if the difference between the just value of the new homestead and the
assessed value of the new homestead calculated pursuant to this sub-
subparagraph is greater than $500,000, the assessed value of the new homestead
shall be increased so that the difference between the just value and the assessed
value equals $500,000. Thereafter, the homestead shall be assessed as provided
in this subsection hefein.
b. By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, the
Legislature shall provide for application of this paragraph to property owned by
more than one person.
(d) The legislature may, by general law, for assessment purposes and
subject to the provisions of this subsection, allow counties and municipalities to
authorize by ordinance that historic property may be assessed solely on the
basis of character or use. Such character or use assessment shall apply only to
the jurisdiction adopting the ordinance. The requirements for eligible properties
must be specified by general law.
(e) A county may, in the manner prescribed by general law, provide
for a reduction in the assessed value of homestead property to the extent of any
increase in the assessed value of that property which results from the
construction or reconstruction of the property for the purpose of providing
living quarters for one or more natural or adoptive grandparents or parents of
the owner of the property or of the owner's spouse if at least one of the
grandparents or parents for whom the living quarters are provided is 62 years of
age or older. Such a reduction may not exceed the lesser of the following:
(1) The increase in assessed value resulting from construction or
reconstruction of the property.
(2) Twenty percent of the total assessed value of the property as
improved.
(f) For all levies other than school district levies, assessments of
residential real property, as defined by general law, which contains nine units or
fewer and which is not subject to the assessment limitations set forth in
subsections (a) through (c) shall change only as provided in this subsection.


(1) Assessments subject to this subsection shall be changed annually
on the date of assessment provided by law; but those changes in assessments
shall not exceed ten percent (10%) of the assessment for the prior year.
(2) No assessment shall exceed just value.
(3) After a change of ownership or control, as defined by general law,


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including any change of ownership of a legal entity that owns the property, such
property shall be assessed at just value as of the next assessment date.
Thereafter, such property shall be assessed as provided in this subsection.
(4) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to such property
shall be assessed as provided for by general law; however, after the adjustment
for any change, addition, reduction, or improvement, the property shall be
assessed as provided in this subsection.
(g) For all levies other than school district levies, assessments of real
property that is not subject to the assessment limitations set forth in subsections
(a) through (c) and (f) shall change only as provided in this subsection.
(1) Assessments subject to this subsection shall be changed annually
on the date of assessment provided by law; but those changes in assessments
shall not exceed ten percent (10%) of the assessment for the prior year.
(2) No assessment shall exceed just value.
(3) The legislature must provide that such property shall be assessed
at just value as of the next assessment date after a qualifying improvement, as
defined by general law, is made to such property. Thereafter, such property shall
be assessed as provided in this subsection.
(4) The legislature may provide that such property shall be assessed at
just value as of the next assessment date after a change of ownership or control,
as defined by general law, including any change of ownership of the legal entity
that owns the property. Thereafter, such property shall be assessed as provided
in this subsection.
(5) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to such property
shall be assessed as provided for by general law; however, after the adjustment
for any change, addition, reduction, or improvement, the property shall be
assessed as provided in this subsection.
(h) The legislature, by general law and subject to conditions specified
therein, may prohibit the consideration of the following in the determination of
the assessed value of real property used for residential purposes:
(1) Any change or improvement made for the purpose of improving
the property's resistance to wind damage.
(2) The installation of a renewable energy source device.

ARTICLE XII
SCHEDULE

Limitation on the assessed value of real property used for residential
purposes.--
(a) The repeal of the renewable energy source property tax exemption
in Section 3 of Article VII shall take effect upon approval by the voters.
(b) The amendment to Section 4 of Article VII authorizing the
legislature to prohibit an increase in the assessed value of real property used for
residential purposes as the result of improving the property's resistance to wind
damage or installing a renewable energy source device shall take effect January
1, 2009.

No. 4
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE VII, SECTIONS 3 AND 4
ARTICLE XII, SECTION 28
(Taxation and Budget Reform Commission)

Ballot Title:
PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION OF PERPETUALLY CONSERVED LAND;
CLASSIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT OF LAND USED FOR
CONSERVATION



Ballot Summary:
Requires Legislature to provide a property tax exemption for real property
encumbered by perpetual conservation easements or other perpetual
conservation protections, defined by general law. Requires Legislature to
provide for classification and assessment of land used for conservation
purposes, and not perpetually encumbered, solely on the basis of character or
use. Subjects assessment benefit to conditions, limitations, arid reasonable
definitions established by general law. Applies to property taxes beginning in
2010.

Full Text:

ARTICLE VII
FINANCE AND TAXATION

SECTION 3. Taxes; exemptions.--
(a) All property owned by a municipality and used exclusively by it
for municipal or public purposes shall be exempt from taxation. A municipality,
owning property outside the municipality, may be required by general law to
make payment to the taxing unit in which the property is located. Such portions
of property as are used predominantly for educational, literary, scientific,
religious or charitable purposes may be exempted by general law from taxation.
(b) There shall be exempt from taxation, cumulatively, to every head
of a family residing in this state, household goods and personal effects to the
value fixed by general law, not less than one thousand dollars, and to every
widow or widower or person who is blind or totally and permanently disabled,
property to the value fixed by general law not less than five hundred dollars.
(c) Any county or municipality may, for the purpose of its respective
tax levy and subject to the provisions of this subsection and general law, grant
community and economic development ad valorem tax exemptions to new
businesses and expansions of existing businesses, as defined by general law.
Such an exemption may be granted only by ordinance of the county or
municipality, and only after the electors of the'county or municipality voting on
such question in a referendum authorize the county or municipality to adopt
such ordinances. An exemption so granted shall apply to improvements to real
property made by or for the use of a new business and improvements to real
property related to the expansion of an existing business and shall also apply to
tangible personal property of such new business and tangible personal property
related to the expansion of an existing business. The amount or limits of the
amount of such exemption shall be specified by general law. The period of time
for which such exemption may be granted to a new business or expansion of an
existing business shall be determined by general law. The authority to grant
such exemption shall expire ten years from the date of approval by the electors
of the county or municipality, and may be renewable by referendum as provided
by general law.
(d) By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, there
may be granted an ad valorem tax exemption to a renewable energy source
device and to real property on which such device is installed and operated, to


the value fixed by general law not to exceed the original cost of the device, and
for the period of time fixed by general law not to exceed ten years.
(e) Any county or municipality may, for the purpose of its respective
tax levy and subject to the provisions of this subsection and general law, grant
historic preservation ad valorem tax exemptions to owners of historic
properties. This exemption may be granted only by ordinance of the county or
municipality. The amount or limits of the amount of this exemption and the
requirements for eligible properties must be specified by general law. The
period of time for which this exemption may be granted to a property owner
shall be determined by general law.
1 (f) By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, twenty-
fivp thousand dollars of the assessed value of property subject to tangible
* personal property tax shall be exempt from ad valorem taxation.
(g) There shall be granted an ad valorem tax exemption for real
property dedicated in perpetuity for conservation purposes, including real
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property encumbered by perpetual conservation easements or by other perpetual
conservation protections, as defined by general law.
SECTION 4. Taxation; assessments. --By general law regulations
shall be prescribed which shall secure a just valuation of all property for ad
valorem taxation, provided:
(a) Agricultural land, land producing high water recharge to Florida's
aquifers, or land used exclusively for noncommercial recreational purposes may
be classified by general law and assessed solely on the basis of character or use.
(b) As provided by general law and subject to conditions, limitations,
and reasonable definitions specified therein, land used for conservation'
purposes shall be classified by general law and assessed solely on the basis of
character or use.
L(c)b) Pursuant to general law tangible personal property held for sale
as stock in trade and livestock may be valued for taxation at a specified
percentage of its value, may be classified for tax purposes, or may be exempted
from taxation.
(@d(e) All persons entitled to a homestead exemption under Section 6
of this Article shall have their homestead assessed at just value as of January 1
of the year following the effective date of this amendment. This assessment
shall change only as provided herein.
(1) Assessments subject to this provision shall be changed annually
on January 1st of each year; but those changes in assessments shall not exceed
the lower of the following:
a. Three percent (3%) of the assessment for the prior year. '
b. The percent change in the Consumer Price Index for all urban
consumers, U.S. City Average, all items 1967=100, or successor reports for the
preceding calendar year as initially reported by the United States Department of
Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
(2) No assessment shall exceed just value.
(3) After any change of ownership, as provided by general law,
homestead property shall be assessed at just value as of January 1 of the
following year, unless the provisions of paragraph (8) apply. Thereafter, the
homestead shall be assessed as provided herein.
(4) New homestead property shall be assessed at just value as of
January 1st of the year following the establishment of the homestead, unless the
provisions of paragraph (8) apply. That assessment shall only change as
provided herein.
(5) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to homestead
property shall be assessed as provided for by general law; provided, however,
after the adjustment for any change, addition, reduction, or improvement, the
property shall be assessed as provided herein.
(6) In the event of a termination of homestead status, the property
shall be assessed as provided by general law.
(7) The provisions of this amendment are severable. If any of the
provisions of this amendment shall be held unconstitutional by any court of
competent jurisdiction, the decision of such court shall not affect or impair any
remaining provisions of this amendment.
(8)a. A person who establishes a new homestead as of January 1,
2009, or January 1 of any subsequent year and who has received a homestead
exemption pursuant to Section 6 of this Article as of January 1 of either of the
two years immediately preceding the establishment of the new homestead is
entitled to have the new homestead assessed at less than just value. If this
revision is approved in January of 2008, a person who establishes a new
homestead as of January 1, 2008, is entitled to have the new homestead
assessed at less than just value only if that person received a homestead
exemption on January 1, 2007. The assessed value of the newly established
homestead shall be determined as follows:
1. If the just value of the new homestead is greater than or equal to
the just value of the prior homestead as of January 1 of the year in which the
prior homestead was abandoned, the assessed value of the new homestead shall
be the just value of the new homestead minus an amount equal to the lesser of
$500,000 or the difference between the just value and the assessed value of the
prior homestead as of January 1 of the year in which the prior homestead was '
abandoned. Thereafter, the homestead shall be assessed as provided herein.
2. If the just value of the new homestead is less than the just value of
the prior homestead as of January 1 of the year in which the prior homestead
was abandoned, the assessed value of the new homestead shall be equal to the
just value of the new homestead divided by the just value of the prior
homestead and multiplied by the assessed value of the prior homestead.
However, if the difference between the just value of the new homestead and the
assessed value of the new homestead calculated pursuant to this sub-
subparagraph is greater than $500,000, the assessed value of the new homestead
shall be increased so that the difference between the just value and the assessed
value equals $500,000. Thereafter, the homestead shall be assessed as provided
herein.
b. By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, the
Legislature shall provide for application of this paragraph to property owned by
more than one person.
(e}(d). The legislature may, by general law, for assessment purposes
and subject to the provisions of this subsection, allow counties and
municipalities to authorize by ordinance that historic property may be assessed
solely on the basis of character or use. Such character or use assessment shall
apply only to the jurisdiction adopting the ordinance. The requirements for
eligible properties must be specified by general law.
(fl(e) A county may, in the manner prescribed by general law, provide
for a reduction in the assessed value of homestead property to the extent of any
increase in the assessed value of that property which results from the
construction or reconstruction of the property for the purpose of providing
living quarters for one or more natural or adoptive grandparents or parents of
the owner of the property or of the owner's spouse if at least one of the
grandparents or parents for whom the living quarters are provided is 62 years of
age or older. Such a reduction may not exceed the lesser of the following:
(1) The increase in assessed value resulting from construction or
reconstruction of the property.
(2) Twenty percent of the total assessed value of the property as
improved.
(g)(f-- For all levies other than school district levies, assessments of
residential real property, as defined by general law, which contains nine units or
fewer and which is not subject to the assessment limitations set forth in
subsections (a) through (d)(c) shall change only as provided in this subsection.
(1) Assessments subject to this subsection shall be changed annually
on the date of assessment provided by law; but those changes in assessments
shall not exceed ten percent (10%) of the assessment for the prior year.
(2) No assessment shall exceed just value.
(3) After a change of ownership or control, as defined by general law,
including any change of ownership of a legal entity that owns the property, such
property shall be assessed at just value as of the next assessment date.
Thereafter, such property shall be assessed as provided in this. subsection.
(4) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to such property


shall be assessed as provided for by general law; however, after the adjustment
for any change, addition, reduction, or improvement, the property shall be
assessed as provided in this subsection.
(h)(g)- For all levies other than school district levies, assessments of
real property that is not subject to, the assessment limitations set forth in
subsections (a) through (d(-e) and (g}(f)-shall change only as provided in this
subsection.
(1) Assessments subject to this subsection shall be changed annually
on the date of assessment provided by law; but those changes in assessments
shall not exceed ten percent (10%) of the assessment for the prior year.
(2) No assessment shall exceed just value.
(3) The legislature must provide that such property shall be assessed
at just value as of the next assessment date after a qualifying improvement, as
defined by general law, is made to such property. Thereafter, such property shall








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be assessed as provided in this subsection.
(4) The legislature may provide that such property shall be assessed at
just value as of the next assessment date after a change of ownership or control,
as defined by general law, including any change of ownership of the legal entity
that owns the property. Thereafter, such property shall be assessed as provided
in this subsection.
(5) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to such property
shall be assessed as provided for by general law; however, after the adjustment
for any change, addition, reduction, or improvement, the property shall be
assessed as provided in this subsection.

ARTICLE XII
SCHEDULE

SECTION 28. Property tax exemption and classification and
assessment of land used for conservation purposes. The amendment to Section
3 of Article VII requiring the creation of an ad valorem tax exemption for real
property dedicated in perpetuity for conservation purposes, and the amendment
to Section 4 of Article VII requiring land used for conservation purposes to be
classified by general law and assessed solely on the basis of character or use for
purposes of ad valorem taxation, shall take effect upon approval by the electors
and shall be implemented by January 1, 2010. This section shall take effect
upon approval of the electors.


No. 6
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE VII, SECTION 4
ARTICLE XII, NEW SECTION
(Taxation and Budget Reform Commission)

Ballot Title:
ASSESSMENT OF WORKING WATERFRONT PROPERTY BASED UPON
CURRENT USE


Ballot Summary:
Provides for assessment based upon use of land used predominantly for
commercial fishing purposes; land used for vessel launches into waters that are
navigable and accessible to the public; marinas and drystacks that are open to
the public; and water-dependent marine manufacturing facilities, commercial
fishing facilities, and marine vessel construction and repair facilities and their.
support activities, subject to conditions, limitations, and reasonable definitions
specified by general law.

Full Text:

ARTICLE VII
FINANCE AND TAXATION

SECTION 4. Taxation; assessments. _By'general law regulations
shall be prescribed which shall secure a just valuation of all property for ad
valorem taxation, provided:
(a) Agricultural land, land producing high water recharge to Florida's
aquifers, or land used exclusively for noncommercial recreational purposes may
be classified by general law and assessed solely on the basis of character or use.
(b) Pursuant to general law tangible personal property held for sale as
stock in trade and livestock may be valued for taxation at a specified percentage
of its value, may be classified for tax purposes, or may be exempted from
taxation.
(c) All persons entitled to a homestead exemption under Section 6 of
this Article shall have their homestead assessed at just value as of January 1 of
the, year following the effective date of this amendment. This assessment shall
change only as provided herein.
(1) Assessments subject to this provision shall be changed annually
on January 1st of each year; but those changes in assessments shall not exceed
the lower of the following:
a. Three percent (3%) of the assessment for the prior year.
b. The percent change in the Consumer Price Index for all urban
consumers, U.S. City Average, all items 1967=100, or successor reports for the
preceding calendar year as initially reported by the United States Department of
Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
(2) No assessment shall exceed just value.
(3) After any change of ownership, as provided by general law,
homestead property shall be assessed at just value as of January 1 of the
following year, unless the provisions of paragraph (8) apply. Thereafter, the
homestead shall be assessed as provided herein.
(4) New homestead property shall be assessed at just value as of
January 1st of the year following the establishment of the homestead, unless the
provisions of paragraph (8) apply. That assessment shall only change as
provided herein.
(5) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to homestead
property shall be assessed as provided for by general law; provided, however,
after the adjustment for any change, addition, reduction, or improvement, the
property shall be assessed as provided herein.'
(6) In the event of a termination of homestead status, the property
shall be assessed as provided by general law.
(7) The provisions of this amendment are severable. If any of the
provisions of this amendment shall be held.unconstitutional by any court of
competent jurisdiction, the decision of such court shall not affect or impair any
remaining provisions of this amendment.
(8)a. A person who establishes a new homestead as of January 1,
2009, or January 1 of any subsequent year and who has received a homestead
exemption pursuant to Section 6 of this Article as of January 1 of either of the
two years immediately preceding the establishment of the new homestead is
entitled to have the new homestead assessed at less than just value. If this
revision is approved in January of 2008, a person who establishes a new
homestead as of January 1, 2008, is entitled to have the new homestead
assessed at less than just value only if that person received a homestead
exemption on January 1, 2007. The assessed value of the newly established
homestead shall be determined as follows:
1. If the just value of the new homestead is .greater than or equal to
the just value of the prior homestead as of January 1 of the year in which the
prior homestead was abandoned, the assessed value of the new homestead shall
be the just value of the new homestead minus an amount equal to the lesser of
$500,000 or the difference between the just value and the assessed value of the
prior homestead as of January 1 of the year in which the prior homestead was
abandoned. Thereafter, the homestead shall be assessed as provided herein.


2. If the just value of the new homestead is less than the just value of
the prior homestead as of January 1 of the year in which the prior homestead
was abandoned, the assessed value of the new homestead shall be equal to the
just value of the new homestead divided by the just value of the prior
homestead and multiplied by the assessed value of the prior homestead.
However, if the difference between the just value of the new homestead and the
assessed value of the new homestead calculated pursuant to this sub-
subparagraph is greater than $500,000, the assessed value of the new homestead
shall be increased so that the difference between the just value and the assessed
value equals $500,000. Thereafter, the homestead shall be assessed as provided
herein.
b. By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, the
Legislature shall provide for application of this paragraph to property owned by
more than one person.
(d) The legislature may, by general law, for assessment purposes and
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subject to the provisions of this subsection, allow counties and municipalities to
authorize by ordinance that historic property may be assessed solely on the
basis of character or use. Such character or use assessment shall apply only to
the jurisdiction adopting the ordinance. The requirements for eligible properties
must be specified by general law.
(e) A county may, in the manner prescribed by general law, provide
for a reduction in the assessed value of homestead property to the extent of any
increase in the assessed value of that property which results from the
construction or reconstruction of the property for the purpose of providing
living quarters for one or more natural or adoptive grandparents pr parents of
the owner of the property or of the owner's spouse if at least oneo df the
grandparents or parents for whom the living quarters are provided is 62 years of
age or older. Such a reduction may not exceed the lesser of the following:
(1) The increase in assessed value resulting from construction or
reconstruction of the property.
(2) Twenty percent of the total assessed value of the property as
improved.
(f) For all levies other than school district levies, assessments of
residential real property, as defined by general law, which contains nine units or
fewer and which is not subject to the assessment limitations set forth in
subsections (a) through (c) shall change only as provided in this subsection.
(1) Assessments subject to this subsection shall be changed annually
on the date of assessment provided by law; but those changes in assessments
shall not exceed ten percent (10%) of the assessment for the prior year.
(2) No assessment shall exceed just value.
(3) After a change of ownership or control, as defined by general law,
including any change of ownership of a legal entity that owns the property, such
property shall be assessed at just value as of the next assessment date.
Thereafter, such property shall be assessed as provided in this subsection.
(4) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to such property
shall be assessed as provided for by general law; however, after the adjustment
for any change, addition, reduction, or improvement, the property shall be
assessed as provided in this subsection.
(g) For all levies other than school district levies, assessments of real
property that is not subject to the assessment limitations set forth in subsections
(a) through (c) and (f) shall change only as provided in this subsection.
(1) Assessments subject to this subsection shall be changed annually
on the date of assessment provided by law; but those changes in assessments
shall not exceed ten percent (10%) of the assessment for the prior year.
(2) No assessment shall exceed just value.
(3) The legislature must provide that such property shall be assessed
at just value as of the next assessment date after a qualifying improvement, as
defined by general law, is made to such property. Thereafter, such property shall
be assessed as provided in this subsection.
(4) The legislature may provide that such property shall be assessed at
just value as of the next assessment date after a change of ownership or control,
as defined by general law, including any change of ownership of the legal entity
that owns the property. Thereafter, such property shall be assessed as provided
in this subsection.
(5) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to such property
shall be assessed as provided for by general law; however, after the adjustment
for any change, addition, reduction, or improvement, the property shall be
assessed as provided in this subsection.
(h)(1) The assessment of the following working waterfront properties
shall be based upon the current use of the property:
a. Land used predominantly for commercial fishing purposes.
b. Land that is accessible to the public and used for vessel launches
into waters that are navigable.
c. Marinas and drystacks that are open to the public.
d. Water-dependent marine manufacturing facilities, commercial
fishing facilities, and marine vessel construction and repair facilities and their
support activities.
(2) The assessment benefit provided by this subsection is subject to
conditions and limitations and reasonable definitions as specified by the
legislature by general law.

ARTICLE XII
SCHEDULE

Assessment of working waterfront property. --The amendment to
Section 4 of Article VII providing for the assessment of working waterfront
property based on current use, and this section, shall take effect upon approval
by the electors and shall first apply to assessments for tax years beginning
January 1. 2010.


No. 8
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE VII, SECTION 9
(Taxation and Budget Reform Commission)

Ballot Title:
LOCAL OPTION COMMUNITY COLLEGE FUNDING.


Ballot Summary:
Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to require that the
Legislature authorize counties to levy a local option sales tax to supplement
community college funding; requiring voter approval to levy the tax; providing
that approved taxes will sunset after 5 years and may be reauthorized by the
voters.

Full Text:

ARTICLE VII
FINANCE AND TAXATION
SECTION 9. Local taxes.--
(a) Counties, school districts, and municipalities shall, and special
districts may, be authorized by law to levy ad valorem taxes and may be
authorized by general law to levy other taxes, for their respective purposes,
except ad valorem taxes on intangible personal property and taxes prohibited by
this constitution.
(b) Ad valorem taxes, exclusive of taxes levied for the payment of
bonds and taxes levied for periods not longer than two years when authorized
by vote of the electors who are the owners of freeholds therein not wholly
exempt from taxation, shall not be levied in excess of the following millages
upon the assessed value of real estate and tangible personal property: for all


county purposes, ten mills; for all municipal purposes, ten mills; for all school
purposes, ten mills; for water management purposes for the northwest portion of
the state lying west of the line between ranges two and three east, 0.05 mill; for
water management purposes for the remaining portions of the state, 1.0 mill;
and for all other special districts a millage authorized by law approved by vote
of the electors who are owners of freeholds therein not wholly exempt from
taxation. A county furnishing municipal services may, to the extent authorized
by law, levy additional taxes within the limits fixed for municipal purposes.
(c) Counties served by an open-access public institution whose
primary mission and responsibility includes providing lower level
undergraduate instruction and awarding associate degrees shall be authorized by
law to levy a local option sales tax to supplement the funding of the institution.
The tax may not be levied unless approved by the electors of each county
served by the institution. The local option tax shall sunset after five years and
may be reauthorized by the electors as provided by law.








SUMMER COUNTY (FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2008, PAGE 17


Critter chatter




Horses available for adoption


Linda
Graves
Humane
Society
The Humane Soci-
ety/SPCA of Sumter
County along with the
Sumter County Sheriff De-
partment recently was in-
volved in a case of 32 horses
starving to death on the
owner's property. Sand,
toxic plants, and weeds
dominated the field. Many
of the animals had un-
treated wounds. A cycle of
foals being born worsened
the conditions of the starv-
ing herd.
Horses are beautiful and
magnificent animals, yet so
many suffer at the hands of
humans..
Your donation to the Hu-
mane Society/SPCA of
Sumter County will help


feed and care for these and
other horses in desperate
need of help.
Please mail donations to
the Humane Society/SPCA
at PO. Box 67, Lake Pana-
soffkee, FL 33538.
The expense to properly
care for horses should be
taken into consideration
before you decide to ac-
quire one or more.
A well cared for horse is
vaccinated twice a year. Pe-
riodic ferrier fees must be
considered, along with
horsey dentistry. Some
items you would need to
keep on hand are fly and
parasite control topical ap-
plications, brushes, and
first aid supplies.
Calculate the cost of hay
during the winter months
along with feed that must
be provided. And of course,
if an emergency or injury
occurs, you should be able
to provide medical care for
your horsess.
Acquiring, adopting, or
breeding horses should be


a decision not made lightly.
The welfare of these beau-
tiful animals depends on
thoughtful consideration of
a lifetime commitment


"My name is Sweetheart,
and I am a 4-year-old
Arab cross. I promise to
always live up to my
name, and be a sweet
horse. My path through
life so far has been
rough, but I still believe
that a loving family is out
there for me. The Humane
Society/SPCA is trying to
help me by sending me to
training. Then with my
new education, I will
hopefully have a better
chance of finding a new
home. If you want more
information about me,
call the Humane
Society/SPCA of Sumter
County at 793-9117 or e-
mail to
humane@sum.net:'


Happy Tails wagging in Bushnell


Happy Tails are wagging
in Sumter County just
check out the Bushnell Pub-
lic Library, where class after
class of therapy dogs and
their masters are graduat-
ing.
"If you feel your dog is
well behaved and well man-
nered and you are looking to
volunteer some time to
make people smile, one wag
at a time, please give us a
call.
"This could be the adven-
ture you have been looking
for. It is very rewarding to
see people who are confined
in assisted living facilities,
hospitals, nursing and reha-
bilitation centers smile


Notice is hereby given
City of Wildwood will be


when the dogs arrive," said
Carl Nowell, one of the pro-
gram coordinators.
Nowell went on to say that
most of these people have
had pets over the years but
now may only get the chance
to pet or hug the therapy
dogs.
"This means a lot to these
people and you will see that
every time you make a visit,"
Nowell said.
Workshops are on Tues-
day evenings or Saturdays,
depending on what the ma-
jority of students request
There is no fee for this
communityservice program
presented by the Bushnell
Public Library.


There is a fee to join Ther-
apy Dogs Inc. of Wyoming, (a
nonprofit group) who pro-
vides insurance for your dog
while on approved Therapy
Dog visits.
All breeds of dogs, small to
large, are welcomed.
But there's no dog aggres-
sion allowed.
There is a pre-evaluation
and shot requirement that
must be met before attend-
ing class, so sign up early for
the fall workshop.
"There are two Group
Homes in Bushnell for
SCARC residents who would
love to have you and your
dog visit with them, as well."
Some of the handlers at-


that the General Election for the
held on December 2, 2008.


Voting for the City Election will be held at City Hall only.
(100 North Main Street)

Polls will open at 7:00 A.M and close at 7:00 P.M.

Purpose of Election: To Fill the Expiring Term of the Following
Commission Seats:

Commission Seats that are to appear on the December 2, 2008 ballot:


Group Three (3) Commissioner
Group Five (5) Commissioner


4 Year Term
4 Year Term


Qualifying: Anyone wishing to qualify for the above seats may do so
during the following Time frame.


Qualifying begins
Qualifying Ends


Qualifying


12:00 Noon
12:00 Noon


October 13, 2008
October 17, 2008


At the City Clerk's Department, City Hall, 100 North Main
Street,Wildwood, Florida

Fee: The City of Wildwood does not assess a qualifying fee,
however a 1% election assessment required by the State is
collected. The required State assessment is based on the Salary
for the position.


The State Assessment for Group 3 & 5 is- $63.38

Purpose of Election:
To put a referendum vote of the people on the issue of
whether or not the City should be granted authority on the
following question:
Shall the City Commission of the City of Wildwood be authorized to
grant, pursuant to s. 3 Art. VIII of the State Constitution, property tax
exemptions to new businesses and expansions of
Existing businesses?
Yes- for authority to grant exemptions
__ No- Against authority to grant exemptions.

Registration closes for the City of Wildwood election on November 3, 2008. Please
contact the Supervisor of Elections Office in Bushnell, Florida or any of the branch
offices in Sumter County.

YOU MUST RESIDE WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF WILDWOOD TO VOTE
IN THE ELECTION. PROPER VOTER REGISTRATION AND PROOF OF
RESIENCY WILL BE REQUIRED.
Joseph Jacobs
City Clerk
730488


tend a two-day, intensive
Hospice training program in
order to make therapy dog
visits after they have been V
registered with Therapy
Dogs Inc. of Wyoming.
There are other opportu-

Please see DOG, Page 22

Some of the newest
graduates for the Happy
Tails group are shown
with their masters. They
are (from left) Spirit with
Georgia Neace, assistant
trainers Sodapop and i
Gale E. Nowell and
Bryson-Whittier with
Deanna and Cecil Rogers.



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NOTICE:
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advertising In this
newspaper Is
subject to Fair
Housing Act which
makes it illegal to
advertise "any
preference,
limitation or
discrimination
based on race,
color, religion, sex,
handicap, familial
status or national
origin, or an
intention, to make
such preference,
limitation or
discrimination.
Familial status
includes children
under the age of 18
living with parents
or
legal custodians,
pregnant women
and people
securing custody of
children under 18.
This newspaper will
not knowingly
accept any
advertising for
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In violation of the
law. Our readers
are hereby
informed that all
dwellings
advertised in this
newspaper are
available on an
equal opportunity
basis. To complain
of discrimination
call HUD toll-free at
1-800-669-9777. The
toll-free telephone
number for the
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Off Forest Dr. on
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Inverness City. Next to
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674-0925 SCT
2007-CA-001292 Reo Propertles/Little
Re-Notice of Foreclosure Sale
PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 2007-CA-001292
REO PROPERTIES CORPORATION,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JAMES M. LITTLE;'UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JAMES M.
LITTLE; 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 SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; MARJORIE BALL;
UNKNOWN TENANT#1 IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY; UNKNOWN TENANT#2 IN POSSESSION OF THE
SUBJECT PROPERTY;
Defendantss.
RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judg-
ment entered March 13,2008, and an Order Resched-
uling Foreclosure Sale dated September 10, 2008, en-
tered In Case No. 2007-CA-001292, IN THE CIRCUIT
COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. REO PROPERTIES CORPORA-
TION Is Plaintiff and JAMES M. UTTLE, UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF JAMES M. LITTLE N/K/A MAE LEANE LITTLE; MARJORIE
BALL, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash In the West Front Door of the Sumter
County Courthouse, 209 North Florida Street, Bushnell,
FL 33513 at 11:00 a.m., on the 8 day of October, 2008;
the following described property as set forth In said
Final Judgment, to wit; property as set forth In said Final
Judgment, to wit:
SEE EXHIBIT "A" ATTACHED HERETO AND MADE A PART
HEREOF AS IF FULLY SET FORTH HEREIN.
IMPORTANT: In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who
needs any accommodation In order to participate In
this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to
provision of certain assistance. Please contact the
Court Administrator at 209 NORTH FLORIDA STREET,
BUSHNELL, FL 33513. Phone No, 352-793-0215 within 2
working days of your receipt of this notice or plead-
Ing.
Dated this 10 day of September, 2008.
GLORIA R. HAYWARD
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
(SEAL)
BY /s/ Susan A. Stollar
As Deputy Clerk
EXHIBIT "A"
A parcel of land lying In the Northwest 1/4 of the North-
east 1/4 of Section 32, Township 18 South, Range 23
East, Sumter County, Florida, being more particularly
described as follows: Begin at the Southwest comer of
Lot 1, HAPPY VALLEY SUBDIVISION UNIT ONE, as per plat
thereof recorded In Plat Book 4, Page 38, of the Public
Records of Sumter County, Florida, run thence North 89
degrees 58 minutes 35 seconds West along the North
right of way line of County Road No. C-462, a distance
of 175.00 feet, thence departing said right of way line,
run North 0 degrees 11 minutes 19 seconds East parallel
with the East line of the Southwest 1/4 of the Northwest
1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of said Section 32, a distance
of 250.00 feel, run thence South 89 degrees 58 minutes
35 seconds East a distance of 175.00 feet to the East
line of aforementioned Southwest 1/4 of the Northwest
1/4 of Northeast 1/4, run thence South 0 degrees 11
minutes 19 seconds West along sold line a distance of
250.00 feet to the Point of Beginning.
Published two (2) times in the Sumter County Times,
September 18 and 25, 2008.


687-1002 SCT
60-2008-CA-000597 Taylor, Bean/Carpenter
Notice of Foreclosure Sale
PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.: 60-2008-CA-000597
TAYLOR, BEAN & WHITAKER MORTGAGE
CORPORATION,
Plaintiff,
vs.
DALE J. CARPENTER A/K/A DALE CARPENTER AKA DALE
JASON CARPENTER; CITIFINANCIAL EQUITY SERVICES,
INC.; UNKNOWN TENANTSS; KORI CARPENTER; JOHN
DOE; JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN
POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 15 day of
September, 2008, and entered in Case No,
60-2008-CA-000597. of the Circuit Court of the 5TH
Judicial Circuit In and for Sumter County, Florida,
wherein TAYLOR, BEAN & WHITAKER MORTGAGE
CORPORATION Is the Plaintiff and DALE J. CARPENTER
A/K/A DALE CARPENTER AKA DALE JASON CARPEN-
TER;
CITIFINANCIAL EQUITY SERVICES, INC.; UNKNOWN
TENANTSS; KORI CARPENTER; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE AS
UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY are defendants. I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at the WEST FRONT DOOR OF
SUMTER COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 22 East McCollum
Avenue, Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida, at the Sumter
County Courthouse. In Bushnell, Florida, at 11:00 a.m.
on the 15 day of October, 2008, the following de-
scribed property as set forth In said Final Judgment, to
wit:
THE SOUTH 258.72 FEET OF THE EAST 168.37 FEET OF THE
WEST 1/2 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4
OF SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 19 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST,
SUMMER COUNTY, FLORIDA, LESS THE SOUTH 25 FEET
THEREOF FOR ROAD RIGHT OF WAY.
TOGETHER WITH A 1999 SPRI MOBILE HOME, ID#'S
N89280A & N89280B, TITLE #'S 79066653 & 79066657
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST 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.
In accordance with the Americans with disabilities
Act, disabled persons who, because of their disabilities
need special accommodation to participate in this
proceeding should contact the ADA Coordinator at
209 North Florida Street, Bushnell, FL 33513 or Telephone
Volce/TDD (904) 793-0215 prior to such proceeding.
Dated this 15 day of September, 2008.
Gloria R. Hayward
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
(SEAL)
By: /s/ Susan A. Stollar
Deputy Clerk
Published two (2) times In the Sumter County Times,
September 25 and October 2, 2008. 08-17096


676-0925 SCT
2007-CA001050 Bank of America/Weeks
Notice of Rescheduled Foreclosure Sale
PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIR-
CUIT
IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 2007-CA001050
DIVISION
BANK OF AMERICA,
Plaintiff,
vs.
CHARLIE WEEKS, et al,
Defendont(s).


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NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Re-
scheduling Foreclosure Sale dated September 9, 2008
and entered In Case No. 2007-CA001050 of the
Circuit Court of the FIFTH Judicial Circuit In and for
SUMTER County. Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, Is
the Plaintiff and CHARLIE WEEKS; ANITA WEEKS; 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 SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; BANK OF AMERICA, NA; are the
Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for
cash at WEST FRONT DOOR OF SUMTER COUNTY
COURTHOUSE at 11:00 A.M., on the 8 day of October,
2008, the following described property as set forth In
said Final Judgment:
THE EAST 1/2 OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 AND THE
SE 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 AND THE NE 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4,
OF SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 22 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST,
SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS AND EXCEPT THE
FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LAND.
BEGIN 660 FEET WEST OF THE NE CORNER OF THE NE 1/4
OF THE NW 1/4 FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE
RUN WEST 660.0 FEET THENCE RUN SOUTH 660.0 FEET,
THENCE RUN NORTHEASTERLY TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING, ALL LYING AND BEING IN SECTION 14,
TOWNSHIP 22 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, SUMMER COUNTY,
FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS
AND EGRESS AND UTILITIES OVER AND ACROSS THE EAST
60 FEET OF THE SOUTH 60 FEET OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE
SW 1/4; AND THE SOUTH 60.0 FEET AND THE EAST 60.0
FEET OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LAND: THE SW 1/4
OF THE SE 1/4 LESS CO. RD. RIGHT-OF-WAY AND LESS THE
EAST 750 FEET, THEREOF, ALL LYING AND BEING IN
SECTION 11, TOWNSHIP 22 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST,
SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 1611 COUNTY ROAD 753 S, WEBSTER, FL 33597
Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the
sale, If any, other than the property owner as of the
date of the Us Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60)
days after the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on Sep-
tember 10, 2008.
Gloria R. Hayward
Clerk of the Circuit Court
(SEAL)
By: /s/ Grace Krause
Deputy Clerk
Published two (2) times in the Sumter County Times,
September. 18 and 25, 2008. F07033184



689-1002 SCT
2007-CA-000274 Kelley/Jeffreys Notice of Sale
PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE RFITH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR SUMMER COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No. 2007-CA-000274
FLORA E. KELLEY, as Trustee of the Flora E. Kelley
Family Revocable Trust Agreement,
Plaintiff.
vs.
J. BRADLEY JEFFREYS, COWAN MINERALS, INC.,
JAMES LILLY, Trustee. BEN E. SUTTON and
ELIZABETH T. SUTTON, THOMAS G. THOMPSON,
MOODY H. DAVIS and PATRICIA M. DAVIS,
TRANT L KIDD,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO F.S. CHAPTER 45
Notice is given that pursuant to a Judgment of
Partition dated September 15. 2008, and entered In
the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at the West Entrance of the Sum-
ter County Historical Courthouse, Bushnell, Sumter
County, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on October 15, 2008, the
following described property set forth In the Final Judg-
ment:


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678-1009 SCT
60-2008-CA-000384 Johnson/Nguyen
Notice of Action
PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO: 60-2008-CA-000384
AARON JOHNSON,
PLAINTIFF,
V.
PAT NGUYEN, a/k/a PAT THAN NGUYEN, NHUAN DUC
HO, CLYDE BRYANT, JACKSON BUI, and all unknown
parties who claim Interest as heirs at law, legatees, de-
visees, grantees, assignees, Ilenors, creditors, trustees,
spouses, or other claimants by, through, under or
against said parties who are not known to be dead or
alive, and any and all parties having or claiming to
have any right, title or Interest In the property In Sumter
County, Florida, hereinafter described,
DEFENDANTS.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: PAT NGUYEN a/k/a PAT THAN NGUYEN, and all un-
known parties claiming by, through, under or against
the above named Defendant, who are not known to
be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties claim
as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, llenors, credi-
tors, trustees, spouses. or other claimants.
Current residence unknown, but whose last known ad-
dress was: 1510 Pinewood Drive, Winter Park, Florida
32789
YOU ARE NOTIFIED an action to sue in regards to the
following property In Sumter County, Florida, to-wit:
THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE
SOUTHWEST 1/4, AND THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE
NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4, AND THE SOUTH-
WEST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4,
ALL LYING IN SECTION 16, TOWNSHIP 22 SOUTH, RANGE
23 EAST, SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
has been filed against you and you are required to
serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on
Leigh Tucker, Attorney for the Plaintiff, at 2215 Cluster
Oak Drive, Suite 1., Clermont, Florida 34711. on or be-
fore October 20,2008 or within thirty (30) days after the
publication of this Notice of action, and file the original
with the Clerk of this Court at 209 North Florida Street,
Bushnell, FL 33513, either or before service on Plaintiff's
attorney or Immediately thereafter; otherwise, a de-
fault will be entered against you for the relief de-
manded In the complaint petition.
WITNESS my hand and seal of the Court on this 11 day
of September, 2008.
GLORIA R. HAYWARD
Clerk of Court
(SEAL)
By: /s/ Susan A. Stollar
Deputy Clerk
Published four (4) times In the Sumter County Times,
September 18,25, October 2 and 9.2008.


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691-1002 SCT
2008 CP 000328 Audrey E. Denault Notice to
Creditors
PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 2008 CP 000328
Division: Probate
IN RE: ESTATE OF AUDREY E. DENAULT
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of Audrey E.
Denault, deceased, whose date of death was July 17,
2008, and whose social security number is 104-22-6790,
Is pending In the Circuit Court for Sumter County,
Florida, Probate DMivision, the address of which Is 209 N.
Florida St., Bushnell, Florida, 33513. The names and ad-
dresses of the personal representative, and the per-
sonal representative's attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other persons hav-
Ing claims or demands against decdent's estate on
whom a copy of this notice Is required to be served
must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF
3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBUCATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF
A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and other persons
having claims or demands against decedent's estate
must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE
CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE
AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this notice Is 9/25/2008.
Personal Representative:
/s/ Daniel C. Zebrowskl
3261 US Highway 441/27
Fruitland Park, Florida 34731
Attorney for Personal Representative:
/s/ Patrick L Smith Florida Bar No. 0027044
Attorney for Personal Representative
Law Offices of Joseph F. Pippen. Jr. & Associates, PL
179 US Highway 27, Suite F. Clermont, FL 34711
Telephone: (352) 241-8760 Fax: (352) 241-0220
Published two (2) times In the Sumter County Times,
September 25 and October 2, 2008.


679-0925 SCT
2008-CP-000316 June Ramble
Notice to Creditors (Summary Administration)
PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORI-
DA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 2008-CP-000316
Division Probate
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JUNE RAMBLE
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
(Summary Administration)
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS
AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE:
You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary
Administration has been entered in the estate of June
Ramble, deceased. File Number 2008 CP 000316, by
the Circuit Court for Sumter County, Florida, Probate Di-
vision, the address of which Is 209 N. Florida Street.
Bushnell, FL 33513; that the decedent's date of death
was April 20, 2008; that the total value of the estate is
$15,500.00 and that the names and address of those to
whom it has been assigned by such order are:
NAME ADDRESS
Georgeann Anderson. 1113 West Avenue
Successor Trustee of the Brockport, New York 14420
June Ramble Revocable
Living Trust
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All creditors of the estate of the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against the estate of


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the decedent other than those for whom provision for
full payment was made In the Order of Summary Ad-
ministration must file their claims with this court WITHIN
THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE
FLORIDA PROBADE CODE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PE-
RIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this Notice Is September
18, 2008.
Person Giving Notice:
/s/ Georgeann Anderson
1113 West Avenue
Brockport. New York 14420
Attorney for Person Giving Notice:
/s/ David C. Pettig Florida Bar No. 246263
65A Monroe Avenue, Pittsford, New York 14534
Telephone: (585) 586-1430
Published two (2) times In the Sumter County Times,
September 18 and 25, 2008.


675-0925 SCT
2008 CA 000382 Deutsche/Patterson
Notice of Foreclosure Sale
PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIR-
CUIT
IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 2008-CA-000382
DIVISION
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUS-
TEE, IN TRUST FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF
AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE SECURITIES INC.
ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES
2006-R2.
Plaintiff,
vs.
JOYCE PATTERSON, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final
Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated August 29,
2008 and entered in Case No. 2008-CA-000382 of the
Circuit Court of the FIFTH Judicial Circuit in and for
SUMTER County, Florida wherein DEUTSCHE BANK
NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE, IN TRUST FOR
THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE
SECURITIES INC, ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH
CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-R2, is the Plaintiff and JOYCE
PATTERSON; BILLY J. PATTERSON; ANY AND ALL UN-
KNOWN 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
SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIM-
ANTS; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at WEST FRONT DOOR OF SUMTER
Y C OURTHOUSE at 11:00 A.M., on the 3 day of
October, 2008, the following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment:
LOTS 2 AND 3, BLOCK, MEADOWVISTA SUBDIVISION TO
WILDWOOD, AS SHOWN IN THE PLAT THEREOF, RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 83, PUBLIC RECORDS OF
SUMMER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
AND
LOT 19, BLOCK G, OF WILDWOOD PARK SUBDIVISION, AS
SHOWN IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 12, ALSO KNOWN AS LOT
19 AND 19A OF BLOCK G, OF WILDWOOD PARK, AS
SHOWN IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 119, PUBUC RECORDS OF
SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 808 LEE STREET, WILDWOOD, FL 34785
Any person claiming an interest In the surplus from the
sale, If any, other than the property owner as of the
date of the Us Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60)
days after the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on Sept. 5.
2008.
Gloria R. Hayward
Clerk of the Circuit Court
(SEAL)
By: /s/ Susan A. Stellar
Deputy Clerk
Published two (2) times In the Sumter County Times,
September 18 and 25, 2008. F08020396


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686-1002 SCT
08-CA-763 Branch Banking/DeJesus Notice of Sale
PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 08-CA-763
BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY,
Plaintiff,
vs.
DENNY DEJESUS, et al.,
Defendant(s),
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or FInal
Judgment Scheduling Foreclosure Sale entered on
September 15. 2008 In this case now pending In said
Court, the style of which Is Indicated above.
I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash In the
Sumter County Courthouse, at the front steps of the
West entrance of the Historical Court House SUMTER
COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 209 North Florida Street,
BUSHNELL, FLORIDA 33513 at 11:00 a.m., on the 14 day
of October, 2008, the following described property as
set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit:
SEE EXHIBIT "A" ATTACHED
a/k/a CR 747, WEBSTER, FLORIDA 33597
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS
FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY
OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE US PENDENS MUST FILE A
CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
ENTERED at SUMTER County, Florida, this 15 day of
September. 2008..


(COURT SEAL)


GLORIA R. HAYWARD
As Clerk, Circuit Court
SUMTER Florida
By: /s/ Susan A. Stollar
As Deputy Clerk
EXHIBIT "A"


The North 1/2 of the West 1/2 of the North 1/2 of the SE
1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Section 35, Township 21 South,
Range 22 East, Sumter County, Florida; LESS right of way
for County Road No. 730 across the North side thereof
and LESS right of way for County Road No. 747 across
the West side thereof.
Published two (2) times In the Sumter County Times,
September 25 and October 2, 2008. BBD-C-678/op


685-1002 SCT
2008 CP 000320 Colin L. Baker
Notice to Creditors (Summary Administration)
PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 2008 CP 000320
Division
IN RE: ESTATE OF COLIN L. BAKER,
deceased
NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration)
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS
AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE:
You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary
Administration has been entered In the estate of Coin
L. Baker, deceased. File Number 2008 CP 000320 by
the Circuit Court for Sumter County. Florida, Probate Di-
vision, the address of which Is 209 N. Florida Street,
Bushnell, Florida 33513; that the decedent's date of
death was July 4, 2008; that the total value of the es-
tate is $1,200.00 and that the names and addresses of
those to whom It has been assigned by such order
are:
Name Address
Andrea L. Baker 34 Fordham Road
Newton, MA 02465
Antony C. Baker 45 Country Village Lane
Sudbury, MA 01776
Anne-Marie M. Baker 30 Winslow St
Concord, MA 01742
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All creditors of the estate of the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against the estate of
the decedent other than those for whom provision for
full payment was made in the Order of Summary Ad-
ministration must file their claims with this court WITHIN
THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE


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FLORIDA PROBATE CODE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME
PERIOD ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE
AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this Notice Is 9/25/2008.
Person Giving Notice:
/s/ Andrea L. Baker
/s/ Michael D. Chlumento, Esq. Florida Bar No.
136324
Chlumento & Guntharp, P.A.
4 Old Kings Road North, Suite B, Palm Coast, FL 32137
Telephone: (386) 445-8900 Fax: (386) 445-6702
Published two (2) times in the Sumter County Times,
September 25 and October 2, 2008.


690-1016 SCT
2008 DR 000676 Debra & Moises Martinez
Dissolution of Marriage
PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR SUMMER COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No.: 2008 DR 000676
Division:
DEBRA C. MARTINEZ
Petitioner
and
MOISES MARTINEZ
Respondent
NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
TO: MOISES MARTINEZ
Last known address: Mexico
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed
against you and that you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses, If any. to It on Debra Martinez,
whose address is 4303 CR 110, Oxford, FL 34484 on or
before October 24,2008, and flIe the original with the
clerk of this Court at 209 N. Florida Street, Bushnell, FL
33513, before service on Petitioner or Immediately
thereafter. If you fall to do so, a default may be en-
tered against you for the relief demanded In the peti-
tion.
Copies of all court documents In this case, including
orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court's
office. You may review these documents upon
request.
You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office
notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of
Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved
Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit
will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk's
office.
WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of
Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of
documents and Information. Failure to comply can re-
suit In sanctions, including dismissal or striking of plead-
Ings.
Dated: 9/19/08.
Gloria R. Hayward
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
COURT SEAL
By: /s/ Margaret Tarver
Deputy Clerk
Published four (4) times In the Sumter County Times,
September 25, October 2, 9 and 16, 2008.

672-0925 SCT
2008-CP-000315 Ruth Winnifred Prescott
Notice to Creditors
PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
CASE NO. 2008-CP-000315
In re: Estate of
RUTH WINNIFRED PRESCOTT, a/k/a RUTH W. PRESCOTT,
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of RUTH WINNIFRED
PRESCOTT, a/k/a RUTH W. PRESCOTT., deceased, whose
date of death was July 17,2008, and whose Social Se-
curity Number Is 267-32-5453, Is pending In the Circuit
Court for Sumter County, Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which is 209 N. Florida Street, Bushnell, Flor-
Ida 33513. The names and addresses of the personal


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representative and the personal representative's attor-
ney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other persons hav-
Ing claims or demands against decedent's estate on
whom a copy of this notice Is served within three
months after the date of the first publication of this no-
tice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE
LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBUCATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and persons hav-
Ing claims or demands against the estate of the dece-
dent must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIOD SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE
FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AF-
TER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this notice Is: Sept.
18,2008.
/s/ Joyce E. Costopoulos
Personal Representative
1887 S.W. 67th Drive
Okeechobee, Florida 34974
CONELY & CONELY. P.A.
Post Office Drawer 1367, Okeechobee, FL 34973-1367
(863) 763-3825
By: /s/ Tom W. Conely, III Florida Bar #096482
Attorney for Personal Representative
Published two (2) times In the Sumter County Times,
September 18 and 25, 2008.

677-0925 SCT
08-CA-127 Washington Mutual/Lewls
Notice of Rescheduled Foreclosure Sale
PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIR-
CUIT
IN AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 08-CA-127
DIVISION
WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK F/K/A WASHINGTON
MUTUAL BANK, FA V.S WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK,
N.A,
Plaintiff,
vs.
MICHAEL S. LEWIS, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Re-
scheduling Foreclosure Sale dated September 9,2008
and entered In Case No. 08-CA-127 of the Circuit
Court of the FIFTH Judicial Circuit In and for SUMTER
County, Florida wherein WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK
F/K/A WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA V.S
WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, N.A. is the Plaintiff and
MICHAEL S. LEWIS: MELISSA D. LEWIS; are the Defend-
ants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at
WEST FRONT DOOR OF SUMMER COUNTY COURTHOUSE
at 11:00 A.M., on the 9 day of October, 2008, the
following described property as set forth In said Final
Judgment:
THE SOUTH 1/4 OF LOTS 1 AND LOT 2, BLOCK K OF
WILDWOOD RANCHE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE(S) 29A
AND 29B, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUMMER COUNTY,
FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN MOBILE HOME
LOCATED THEREON, SERIAL NUMBER 8D610419RA AND
8D610419RB.
A/K/A 4028 NE 37TH TRAIL, WILDWOOD, FL 34785
Any person claiming an Interest in the surplus from the
sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the
date of the Us Pendens must file a clalm within sixty (60)
days after the sole.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on
September 10, 2008.
Gloria R. Hayward
Clerk of the Circuit Court
(SEAL)
By: /s/ Susan A. Stellar
Deputy Clerk
Published two (2) times in the Sumter County Times,
September 18 and 25,2008. F08003270


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Sumter clubs


Editor's note: To have
your club included in the
club notices please
submit information in the
format shown below.
You can either mail it
(Sumter County Times,
204 E. McCollum Ave.,
Bushnell, Fl., 33513),
e-mail it to
(news@sctnews. com) or
fax it (793-1486).

Alzheimer's Family
Support Group
The Bushnell Public Li-
brary offers a free support
Group for the family, friends
and caregivers of patients
diagnosed with Alzheimer's
or dementia.
The group meets the first
Wednesday of the month at
11 a.m. in the Community
room at the library.
Come and share your ex-
periences with other caring
individuals who are experi-
encing the same challe nges
involved when caring for a
loved one afflicted with
Alzheimer's or dementia.
The group is hosted by a
facilitator from the Florida
Gulf Coast Chapter of the
Alzheimer's Association,
and additional literature
and information is avail-
able.
Sumter County
Democrat Club
The Sumter County De-
mocrat Club meets the sec-
ond Thursday of each month
at 7 p.m. at the Sumterville
Community Center on High-
way 301. All Democrats and
Independents are welcome
to attend. Refreshments are
served.
Call Irene Kasper for ad-
ditional information at 793-
1405.


TriCounty Tinnitus
Support Group
The TriCounty Tinnitus
Support Group meets the
third Thursday of each
month at the Villages Med-
ical Center, East Campus,
1501 U.S. Highway 441,
North Building No. 1800
(across from the hospital),
second floor.
Wildwood
Kiwanis Club
Wildwood Kiwanis Club
meets at 7 a.m. every Tues-
day, at the Ole' Coffee
House, on U.S. 301, in Wild-
wood. For information, con-
tact Therm Nichols at
259-9327 or Diana Couillard
at 748-5228.
Bushnell
Kiwanis Club
Bushnell Kiwanis Club
meets at 7 a.m. every Tues-
day, at Herb and Peg's
restaurant, on the corner of
-Bushnell Plaza and Florida
Street. For information, con-
tact Gene Chaires at 793-
6911.
Sumter
Cruisers
The Sumter Cruisers meet
at 6 p.m. on the first Thurs-
day of each month at Beef
O'Bradys in
Bushnell. Everyone with a
love for old vehicles is wel-
come. For information, call
568 0949.
Arts
Guild
The Arts Guild meets from
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. each
Wednesday at the Sumter-
ville Community Building, at
U.S. 301 and C.R. 522,
Sumterville. Anyone inter-
ested in art is welcome to at-
tend.


Overeaters
Anonymous
Overeaters Anonymous
meets at 10 a.m. on Thurs-
days in the Bushnell Li-
brary. It is a fellowship and
a 12-step recovery program.
Call Jean at 568-1289 or (603)
505-6284.
Bushnell

Cub Scouts
The Bushnell Cub Scout
Pack 439 invites all boys
from first to fifth grade to
join them at 6:30 p.m. each
Tuesday at the First United
Methodist Church, 221 W.
Nobel Ave. For more infor-
mation, call John Brinson at
233-8086.
Pilot Club

of Sumter County
The Pilot Club of Sumter
County meets at 6:30 p.m.
the first Thursday of the
month at the American Le-
gion Hall, Highway 44, in
Wildwood. Contact Presi-
dent Jackie Dupuis at 326-
4122.
Alzheimer's Family

Organization
The Alzheimer's Family
Organization meets at 10
a.m. every Thursday at New
Covenant United Methodist
Church, 11974 C.R. 101,
Suite 103, The Villages, FL
32162. Free respite care pro-
vided by Clare Bridge of
Leesburg.
For more information, call
Bill Lee at 750-4529, Ext. 254,
Wayne Fogel at 751-1059,
Jackie Preston at 259-0937,
Don Veroneau at 753-0145,
Judy Dollard at 748-0608, or
Ed Etheridge at 750-6678.


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Little Jerry Garcia is only
turning two years old but
he's old enough to know
about WOOFSTOCK. His
birthday party at The Grate-
ful Dog
will
be a
fun
filled


event to help all the future
rescued animals in Sumter
County. You see, Garcia, an
adopted Cavalier King
Charles Spaniel, and his
"Mom" Carla Congdon,
would like all the fun activi-
ties at his retro birthday
bash to help raise aware-
ness and donations to-
ward the Humane
j Society/SPCA of Sumter
County's capital cam-
paign to construct Florida's
First "GREEN" Animal
Shelter. So you're all invited
to come to The Grateful Dog
at 1111 Canal St., in Lake
Sumter Landing on Satur-
day, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 5
p.m.
Free pet caricatures, peo-
ple and pet treats to snack
on and goody bags for those


lucky dogs who attend!
There will be great items
raffled, groovy T-shirts, and
a pet photographer will be
snapping some candid shots
during the party. And for
those creative party hounds
that really join in the fun,
they will get a 20 percent
discount bn all purchases
this day (excluding pet
foods) if both humans and
dogs dress like hippies.
Prizes will also be awarded
for the best "Human Hip-
pie" and best "Dog Hippie"
costumes. So come wish lit-
tle Jerry Garcia a groovy
birthday and stop by The
Grateful Dog on Saturday,
Sept. 27! You can help many
other animals be as fortu-
nate as Jerry Garcia. For
more info, call 352-753-7273.


Responsible Dog Ownership Day


Having trouble walking
your dog on a leash without
being pulled all over the
sidewalk? Is your dog having
a hard time with "potty"
training? Are you thinking of
getting a family dog and un-
sure what breed would be
most suitable? Do you need
to get your "best friend" mi-
crochipped?
Well, the RutT-n-Read.y 4H
club might jus-t be the an-
swer. This Saturday. Sept 27.
in conjunction with 'the
American Kennel Club
(AKC), they are hosting a Re-
sponsible Dog Ownership
day for humans and their ca-
nine companions. It will be
at the Sumter County Fair-
grounds new Ag Expo Cen-


ter from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. In
addition to booths providing
valuable information and
freebies, several clinics will
be offered including K9
Good Manners, Obedience,
Rally and Agility. Also, there
will be demonstrations by
the Florida Highway Patrol
K9 Unit, and another on the
exciting new canine compe-
tition Flyball as well as a
showmanship, demonstra-
tion by members of the Ruff-
n-Ready club members.
A donation of $1 is re-
quested for the two-legged
attenders but the canine
companions are free. The
clinics are $3 each. All pro-
ceeds will go to help the club
buy agility equipment for


Sumter Couinty 4H. For
more information, call
Linda Burt at 793-2728 or log
onto
http://sumter.ifas.ufl.edu/4-
H/index.shtml for a com-
plete schedule of events.


DOG

continued from Page 17

nitiis to promote Therapy
Do0g volunteer work by at-
tending or supporting some
of the events where Therapy
Dogs are. invited. .
,We have three exception-
ally wonderful and talented
teenagers in our group now
and welcome teenagers to
join us," said Nowell.
He explained that one of
the teens visits the Ronald
McDonald House in Tampa
and said it makes her feel "so
good to put a smile on a
child's face."
Teen Kirsten Coleman
even served as team leader
when the group participated
in the American Cancer So-
ciety's annual Relay for Life.
A South Sumter High
School student, Coleman
started the group under her


Puppy Love program and in-
vited her fellow therapy dog
handlers to join her.
"This was a first for our
dogs and for Coleman," Now-
ell said.
The Puppy Love team
went above and beyond their
pledge amounts.
"We are very proud of her
achievement. This was no
simple task for a 15-year-old1
young lady, but she did it," hei
said.
Coleman has moved on to
many other areas of promot-
ing therapy dogs. She will
visit children at an elemen-
tary school or participate in
the library reading program.
She has also reached out
to the many cities throughout
Florida to try to get each city
to make a proclamation
claiming May 10 of each year
as "Therapy Dog Apprecia-
tion Day."
More than 95 cities re-
sponded in a positive man-
ner.


The mayors of Bushnell
and Ocoee attended Cole-
man's press conference,
along with several other peo-
ple.
Coleman's efforts show
that in addition to visiting
people confined to various
homes or facilities, there are
many other areas the organ-
ization can lead to 2 -
Sortie o'our- Handlers are
Snowbirds ho spend the
winter months with us and
continue their visits locally.
We greatly appreciate their
involvement with our
group."
Joining the Therapy Dogs
Inc. of Wyoming, members
can visit most anywhere in
the United States or Canada.
"Therapy Dog work is fun
and rewarding," Nowell said.
Anyone interested in be-
coming a Therapy Dog Han-
dler may contact Linda or
Tina at 793-8274 or the Now-
ells at (352)-446-4041.


Some of the newest members and most recent graduates in the Happy Tails group
are shown here. They are (from left) Bob and Patti Russell with Cayce, Charlotte
Sickman with Tiffany, Bob and Pat Kent with Peanut, Patricia Williams with Roxy,
Barry Plesser and Betty Weyant with Cody and Kathryn Goodyear with Foxy Loxy.
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Call 2- 352793-3163


. Legls T -o Legals Legals Legals

68an.inni 2CT Clerk Of The Circuit Court


60-2008-CA-000610 Taylor, Bean/Rau
Notice of Foreclosure Sale
PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.: 60-2008-CA-000610
TAYLOR, BEAN & WHITAKER MORTGAGE CORP.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
RON RAU A/K/A RONALD RAU; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
RON RAU A/K/A RONALD RAU A/K/A ELAINE RAU;
UNKNOWN TENANTSS: JOHN DOE: JANE DOE AS
UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 15 day of
September. 2008, and entered In Case No.
60-2008-CA-000610, of the Circuit Court of the 5TH
Judicial Circuit in and for Sumter County. Florida,
wherein TAYLOR, BEAN & WHITAKER MORTGAGE
CORP. Is the Plaintiff and RON RAU A/K/A RONALD
RAU; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RON RAU A/K/A RONALD
RAU A/K/A ELAINE RAU; UNKNOWN TENANTSS; JOHN
DOE; JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN POSSES-
SION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. I will
sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the WEST
FRONT DOOR OF SUMTER COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 22
East McCollum Avenue, Bushnell, Sumter County,
Florida, at the Sumter County Courthouse, In Bushnell,
Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 16 day of October, 2008,
the following described property as set forth In said
Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 23, VILLAGES OF SUMTER BELLAMY VILLAS AC-
CORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 6, PAGES 24 AND 24A OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST 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.
In accordance with the Americans with disabilities
Act, disabled persons who, because of their disabilities
need special accommodation to participate In this
proceeding should contact the ADA Coordinator at
209 North Florida Street, Bushnell, FL 33513 or Telephone
Voice/TDD (904) 793-0215 prior to such proceeding.
Dated this 15 day of September, 2008.
Gloria R. Hayward


(SEAL)
By: /s/ Susan A. Stollar
Deputy Clerk
Published two (2) times in the Sumter County Times,
September 25 and October 2, 2008. 08-18407

684-0925 SCT
PUBLIC NOTICE
Request for Bid
For City Hall Roof
The City of Bushnell has received HMGP Grant funding
for hardening the roof on City Hall. We are seeking
qualified contractors to submit sealed bids for the con-
struction of a wooden truss with a standing seam metal
roof.
Plans and Specifications may be obtained by
contacting:
Vince Ruano, City Manager
219 North Market Street
Phone 352-793-2591
All bids must be In a sealed envelope and clearly
marked on the exterior:
City Hall Roof
Bids must be submitted to the attention of
Ms, Joy Coleman, City Clerk
c/o Bushnell City Hall P.O. Box 115
or hand delivered to 219 N. Market St., Bushnell, FL
33513
All bids must be received no later than
10:00 am 10-16-08
Bid openings will take place Immediately thereafter
in the Council Chambers at Bushnell City Hall.
Council will consider awarding the bid at the
next City Council Meeting.
The City reserves the right to refuse any and all bids,
and to accept bids not solely based on price.
Bids must be In strict compliance with all codes and
specifications. Questions or comments must be
addressed to Vince Ruano at (352) 793-2591.
Published one (1) time In the Sumter County Times,
September 25. 2008.


671-0925 SCT
2008 CP 265 Falrley Catherine Jones
Notice to Creditors (Summary Administration)
PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORI-
DA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No: 2008 CP 265
IN RE: ESTATE OF
FAIRLY CATHERINE JONES
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
(Summary Administration)
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS
AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE.
You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary
Administration has been entered in the estate of
FAIRLY CATHERINE JONES, deceased, File Number
2008 CP 265, by the Circuit Court for Sumter County,
Florida, Probate Division; the address of which Is 209
North Florida Street, Bushnell, FL 33513; that the
decedent's date of death was May 6, 2008; that the
total value of the estate is $65,666.57 and that the
names and addresses of those to whom it has been as-
signed by such order are:
Name Address
MICHAEL E. JONES 867 Park Valley Circle
Minneola, FL 34715
GARY T. ENDRUSCHAT 4034 Waring Drive
Tampa, Florida 33610
ROBERT J. ENDRUSCHAT c/o Gary Endruschat:
4034 Waring Drive
Tampa, Florida 33610
JEFFERY W. JONES 17 Crabapple Lane
Commack, New York
11725
DEBRA A. RIGG 2053 Newtown Road
Groveland, Florida 34736
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All creditors of the estate of the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against the estate of
the decedent other than those for whom provision for
full payment was made in the Order of Summary Ad-
ministration must file their claims with this court WITHIN
THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE
FLORIDA PROBATE CODE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PE-
RIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this Notice Is Sept. 18,
2008.
Person Giving Notice:
/s/ MICHAEL E. JONES
867 Park Valley Circle
Minneola, Florida 34715
Attorney for Person Giving Notice:
/s/ H. JOHN FELDMAN Florida Bar No. 0382965
Attorney for Petitioner
Cauthen & Feldman, P.A.
215 N. Joanna Avenue, Tavares, Florida 32778
Telephone: (352) 343-2225
Published two (2) times in the Sumter County Times,
Sept. 18 and 25, 2008.


S Legals Legals j Legals Legals

673-0925 SCT 692-0925 SCT 10/2 meeting
2008-CA-000307 Indymac/Culen- ReNotice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE


PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 2008-CA-000307
INDYMAC BANK, FS.B.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
DAVID CULEN; BARBARA J. CULEN; UNKNOWN
PERSONS) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY;
LAKESIDE LANDINGS MASTER ASSOCIATION; DORY
VILLAS ON LAKE MIONA CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION,
INC.; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA;
Defendants,
RENOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the foreclosure sale
scheduled for August 19. 2008 was canceled due to
Tropical Storm Fay and is hereby being rescheduled by
the Clerk of the Court regarding Case No.
2008-CA-000307, of the Circuit Court of the 5th Judicial
Circuit in and for SUMTER County. Florida, INDYMAC
BANK, F.S.B. Is Plaintiff and DAVID CULEN: BARBARA J.
CULEN; UNKNOWN PERSONS) IN POSSESSION OF THE
SUBJECT PROPERTY; DORY VILLAS ON LAKE MIONA
CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA; LAKESIDE LANDINGS MASTER ASSOCIATION;
are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash At The West Front Door Of The Courthouse, At
209 North Florida Street, Bushnell In Sumter County, FL,
at 11:00 a.m., on this 3 day of October, 2008, the fol-
lowing described property as set forth in said Final
Judgment, to wit:
UNIT NO. 7-202, DORY VILLAS ON LAKE MIONA, A
CONDOMINIUM, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF
CONDOMINIUM RECORDED IN OR BOOK 1603, PAGES
65 THROUGH 159, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF SUMTER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A person claiming an Interest 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 with 60 days
after the sale.
Dated this 9 day of September, 2008.
GLORIA R HAYWARD
As Clerk of the Court
(SEAL)
By: /s/ Susan A. Stollar
As Deputy Clerk
Published two (2) times in Sumter County Times, Sept,
18 and 25, 2008. 08-01008


The Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coast, repre-
senting Citrus, Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy and Sumter Coun-
ties, is scheduled hold an Executive Committee Meet-
ing beginning at 9:30a,m,, on Thursday. October 2,
2008 at the Coalition's Crystal River office located at
1564 N. Meadowcrest Blvd, Crystal River, FL, Please
contact the Coalition at 352-563-9939 if you have any
questions. Public participation is welcome.
Published one (1) time in the Sumter County Times,
September 25, 2008.











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Taurus SEL
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2006 Hyundai
Tucson
L9492A .....................From $11,998
2006 Dodge
Grand Caravan
L9656A.... ......$....... 11,998
2006 Hyundai
Elantra
Several To Choose...... Fm $11,998
2003 Nissan
Maxima
L9655A1 .... .................. $11,998
2006 Hyundai
Sonata
Several To Choose.......F $11,998
2007 Hyundai
Elantra
Several To Choose.......m $12,998
2005Toyota
Corolla ,


2006 Hyundai
Santa Fe LTD
PL1274 ...... ................. $12 ,998
2006 Hyundai
Tucson
L9477A........................$12,998
2007 Hyundai
Sonata
Several To Choose.......From $13,495
2005 Hyundai
Santa Fe
L9534A......... ..... .......$13 ,940
2007 Hyundai
Entourage
Several To-Choose........om.. $13,998
2007 Hyundai
Tucson
PL1275............................ $13,998
2005 Toyota
rnmr,


2008 Hyundai
Sonata
Several To Choose.......From
2003 Toyota
Tacoma
L9655A........ ...............
2006 Scion
xB
L9487A
2008 Dodge
Avenger SE
L9306B ...........................
2007 Hyundai
Santa Fe
Several To Choose.......From
2007 Mazda
3 i S0ort
PL1289 ......... ..............
2007 Chevrolet
Cobalt SS
L9633A ................................


2007 Saturn
Vue
$14,998 L9523A............................ $17,598
2007 Chrysler
300
.$14,998 L9688A: .... .................$17,995
2006 Hyundai
Azera LTD
$14,998 L9666A............ $17,998
2007 Jeep
Grand Cherokee LTD
,$15,998 PL1290A.......................... $19,995
2007 Hyundai
$15,998 PL1273 ....................... $28,995


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PAGE 24 SUMTER COUNTY (FL) TIMES, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2008


Due to the tremendous
success of last


pi-~i7


week's sale, we are
OVERSTOCKED with
trade-ins and are
forced to sell them at

TO THE PUBLIC.


MOI. Don't miss this
LAST CHANCE to save
$1000's. Hurry in for
the best selection!
This sale absolutely
ends Sunday,
September 28.
* I


GOOD CREDIT, BAD CRREDIT, NO CREDIT


- NO PROBLEM!


Wed. Sept. 24. 9:00 to 9:00
Thurs. Sept. 25 9:00 to 9:00
Fri. Sept. 26 9:00 to 9:00
Sat. Sept. 27 9:00 to 9:00
Sun. 'Sept. 28 10:00 to 6:00

HAVE HAD CREDIT?
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t) c, i, j i. ri i r4l L U t 1) F I I A k j I f 1 1'.;1

DRIVE TODAY!!!


3732394


Customer responsible for all taxes, tag & fees. *With approved credit, 740 Beacon Score or Higher WAC. $99 per month example. $4,700 @60 months @ 7.9% APR plus taxes, tag & fees. Down payments may vary; vehicle
payment totaled with your current monthly payments must not exceed 50% of your gross monthly income. Must be at least 18 years of age. Any equity deficit in your current vehicle must be paid or refinanced with new vehicle.
Bankruptcies must be discharged. Vehicles may have been obtained at auction.


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