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Title: Suwannee Democrat
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: J.E. Pound
Place of Publication: Live Oak Fla
Creation Date: January 4, 2006
Frequency: semiweekly[<1990-1994>]
weekly[ former <1897-1928>]
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began Aug. 12, 1897.
General Note: Editor: F.R. McCormack, <1910>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 12 (Nov. 20, 1897).
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 Related Items
Related Items: Live Oak daily Democrat
Preceded by: Banner (Live Oak, Fla.)
Preceded by: Suwannee leader
Preceded by: Suwannee citizen

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    Section A: Main
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    Section A: Main: On The FLIPside
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    Section A: Main: Viewpoints and Opinions
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    Section A: Main continued
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    Section A: Main: Suwannee Living
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    Section A: Main: Continued
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    Section A: Main: Days Gone By
        page A 10
    Section B: Sports
        page B 1
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    Section B continued
        page B 3
        page B 4
    Section C: North Florida Focus
        page C 1
    Section C: North Florida Focus
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    Section C: North Florida Focus
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    Section D: Classified Marketplace
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Serving Suwannee County since 1884


Midweek Edition January 4, 2006


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Drowning takes teenager's life


Friends risk lives to help,

two nearly die in effort


Susan K. Lamb
Democrat Managing Editor
A local youth drowned at the
mouth of the Suwannee and Santa Fe
rivers in southern Suwannee County
just before midnight on New Year's
Eve in spite of efforts by four of his


friends to save him
as he tried to swim a
second time across
the Suwannee River.
Before the incident
was over, two of the- Randy David
rescuers almost
drowned themselves, according to the
Suwannee County Sheriffs Office


Nor


(SCSO) report.
According to SCSO, the
body of Randy David Norris
Jr., 19, of 17722 CR 136
west, Live Oak, was recov-
ered Jan. 2 at about 3:45 p.m.
from near where he went
down just before midnight
Dec. 31. The recovery came
after two days of searching
ris the rivers near the spot where
Norris went down after
swimming from the Suwannee Coun-
ty side of the Suwannee to Gilchrist


County and attempting to return.
According to the SCSO report on
the incident, Norris was at a river
house at 30824 65th Place for the
New Year's holiday with friends
when the incident happened. Accord-
ing to witnesses' accounts, Norris and
Dalton Kurtz, 19, of Jacksonville,
swim across the river to talk to some
girls who were on the other side.
About 45 minutes later, they were at-
tempting to return when Norris got
into trouble in the water and began
screaming for help, the report said. At


first Kurtz and some of Norris'
friends on shore thought Norris was
playing around. But, when Kurtz saw
his friend start to submerge, he swam
over to help him, the report said.
Kurtze pulled Norris to the surface
three times, but the third time Kurtz
told officers he almost drowned him-
self and had to pull away. Norris went
down again and did not resurface,
Kurtz told officers. Kurtz said he
stayed in the same area trying to find


SEE DROWNING, PAGE 3A


New Year's weekend


brings tragedy and arrests


Susan K. Lamb
Democrat Managing Editor
The 2006 New Year's weekend
holiday brought tragedy and lots of
arrests in Live Oak and Suwannee
County.
Local law. enforcement was out
in force on New Year's Eve, pre-


pared to deal with whatever the
night would bring. What it brought
was a drowning in the southern part
of the county, a fatality off CR 252
east, numerous arrests and lots of
gunfire by citizens who were cele-
.brating the holiday.
By mid evening, calls were in-
creasing in the area to law enforce-
ment involving disputes, drivers


driving erratically and gunfire.
A drowning in the southern part
of Suwannee County took the life
of a 19-year-old Live Oak man who
was celebrating the holiday with
friends. A fatal accident took the
life of a 60-year-old O'Brien
woman Jan. 2 when her car left the


O'Brien woman dies
O'Brien woman dies


in Jan. 2 crash


Susan K. Lamb
Democrat Managing Editor
A- 60-.ear-old O'Brien
woman became the first fatali-
1t of 2006 on Jan 3 when she
died of injuries suffered in a


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Jan. 2 one-Nehicle acL.ideni.
Rosalie M Decker, 11115
216th Terrace. O'Brien. died at
about 3 a.m. .an 3 Shands at
UF, according to tlhe Florida
High a. Patrol


SEE O'BRIEN, PAGE 8A


SEE NEW YEAR'S, PAGE 3A


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Wheel of Fortune


Vanessa Fultz
Democrat Reporter
Four tickets and a family) outing
to heel of Fortune is what Louise
Brown won by simply registering
on the game show's Web site.
Louise Brown and her husband,
Terry, and children Troy and Kerri
went to the Broward County Con-
vention Center in Fort Lauderdale
for Wheel of Fortune's NFL week


in December. Though the Browns
weren't contestants on the show,
they got special seats on stage as a
part of the audience.
"At first I thought '.e would just
be in the judicce. but we were in
the special audience on stage,"
Louise Brown, who is'a secretary
at Suwannee Elementary, School,
said while explaining her family
would actually be on TV.


SEE LOCALS, PAGE 3A


Senator Nelson to host town meeting


TRIP TO WHEEL OF FORTUNE: Louise Brown and her husband, Terry, and children Troy and Keri, won tickets lor a
trip to the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale for Wheel of Fortune's NFL week in December. The
family holds the Wheel of Fortune duffel bags they each took home as souvenirs. Photo: Vanessa Fultz


US Senator Bill Nelson will be in Live Oak Jan. 5
for a 2:45 p.m. town hall meeting at City Hall.
Nelson was in Live Oak in 2005 for a town hall
meeting, and City Hall was packed for the event.
Anyone who would like to attend the meeting to
talk with Nelson in a public meeting setting about is-
sues is invited and urged to attend.
Local elected officials are expected to attend to
present their problems and requests to Sen. Nelson.


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Bill Nelson


Roof on new school

is nearing completion

Vanessa Fultz
Democrat Reporter
PPI Construction Management Project Manager
Jeff Lajza brought the School Board up-to-date on
the progress of the new elementary school at a recent
Board meeting.
The school's entire structure has been completed,
and the roof is almost complete. A lot of the infra-
structure and mechanical .systems have been in-
stalled, and the duct work and sprinkler systems have
been installed.
The construction crew is currently installing the
electrical work. All the in-ground piping is under-
way, including the water and storm water piping.
Workers have also begun the steel stud framing to di-
vide the classrooms.


SEE ROOF, PAGE 8A


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complete by Aug. 15. Photo: Vanessa Fultz


Come see why more and more
people are making
their best deals
at Wes Haney
Chevrolet

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TOT DAY'Q Suwannee County should see sunny skies with a high today
S around 72F. Winds light and variable. For up to the minute
WEATHER weather information go to ww.suwanneedemocrat.com
FEATURED ON PAGE 8A


INDEX
Community Calendar ...................3-7D
Classifieds 1-4C
Good News 4-5C
Sports 1-48
Suwannee Living 5A
Viewpoint 4A
Legal Notices 4B


AREA DEATHS
Kelvin A. Samson, 53, Lake City
Beulah E. Stratton, 79, Live Oak
Larry York, 64, Fort Lauderdale
OBITUARIES ON PAGE 6A


Bulldog soccer wins
Christmas Tournament
Sports Page 1B


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Suwannee County Arrest Record


Editor's note: The Suwan-
nee Democrat prints the en-
tire arrest record each week.
If your name appears here
and you are later found not
guilty or the charges are
dropped, we will be happy to
make note of this in the news-
paper when judicial proof is
presented to us by you or the
authorities.
The following abbrevia-
tions are used below:
SCSO-Suwannee County
Sheriffs Office
LOPD-Live Oak Police
Department.
FDLE-Florida Department
of Law Enforcement.
FHP-Florida Highway Pa-
trol.
FWC-Florida Wildlife
Commission
DOT-Department of Trans-
portation
OALE-Office of Agricul-
tural Law Enforcement
P and P-Probation and Pa-
role
SCDTF-Suwannee County
Drug Task Force '
Dec. 27, Gary Alan Rowe,
39, 15790 36th Trail, viola-
tion of probation on original
charge of manufacture of
cannabis, possession of para-
phernalia, P and P Jarvis.
Dec. 27, Curtis Eugene
Wall, 44, Temple, Ga., failure
to comply on contempt of
court (Colorado), DOT/MCC
D. Delgado.


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Dec. 27, James Milton
Wright, 27, 509 Waterman
Ave., violation of probation
on original charges of driving
while license suspended,
leaving scene of accident, P
and P Hagler.
Dec. 28, Demetria Earlene
Bell, 22, 7216 CR 249, bat-
tery domestic violence,
SCSO S. Larney.
Dec. 28,, Joshua Wayne
Conner, 23, 12372 Bass Rd.,
battery domestic violence,
SCSO T. Rodriguez.
Dec. 28, Marvin Michael
Highsmith, 52, Alachua, re-
turn for court- (Alachua
County), SCSO S. Law.
Dec. 28,Astrid Brett John-
son, 43, Altamonte, Calif.,
failure to appear on charge of
trespassing after warning,
SCSO S. Law.
Dec. 28, Pedro Diaz Perez,
19, Cairo, Ga., failure to ap-
pear on charge of no. drivers
license, SCSO T. Smith.
Dec. 29, 2005 Joyce
Michelle Frye, 41, Paris,
Texas, failure to obey traffic
control device, no drivers li-
cense, OALE M. Johnson.
Dec. 29, 2005, Leon Allen
Futch, 40, 7828 185th Rd.,
retail theft, worthless bank
checks-four counts, SCSO S.
Gambel.
Dec. 29, 2005, Joshua Lee
Harris, 22, 9109 CR 136-A,
obstructing without violence,
possessing controlled sub-


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Dec. 29, 2005, Jeffery Ger-
ard Kosten, 34, Lake City,
hold for Phoenix House,
SCSO S. Law.
Dec. 29, Byron Thomas
Liles, 32, Jasper, driving un-
der the influence, refusal to
submit to breath test, driving
while license suspended
knowingly, SCSO S. Larney.
Dec. 29, Susan Ann Mills,
39, 6619 187th Place, retail
theft, SCSO S. Gambel.
Dec. 29, Troy Pipkin, 38,
3249 161st Rd., violation'of
probation, on original charge
of lewd act upon a child (Co-
lumbia County), P and P J.
Brown..
Dec. 29, Angela Marie
Rice, 18, 9109 CR 136-A,
possession of controlled sub-
stance-two counts, prescrip-
tion medication, FHP B. Stu-
art. .
Dec. 29, Robin Lynn
Sceals, 36, Carabelle, viola-
tion of probation on original
charges of grand theft III-
specified property grand theft
III, SCSO S. Law.
. Dec. 29, Randy Lee White,
44, Flint; Mich., obstruction
of justice, OALE R. Young.
Dec. 30, Robert Lee Maple,
26, Rivervie", violation of
probation on original charges
of possession of burglary
tools, grand theft, SCSO H.
Tucker.
Dec. 30, Lashaw Otice
Robinson, 29, 207 Johnson
Ave., violation of probation.
on original charges of posses-
sion of controlled substance,
possession of drug parapher-
nalia, P and P.V.' White.'
, Dec. 30, William Earl Wa-
ters, 39, 1309 W Sixth St.. vi-
olation of probation on origi-
nal charge of possession of
cocaine, SCSO S. Law.
Dec.. 31. Ronald P.


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Bussiere, 59, Wellborn, bat-
tery domestic violence,
SCSO B. Barrs.
Dec. 31, Darrell Ford, 37.
215 Woods Ave., possession
of cocaine with intent to sell,
possession pf drug parapher-
nalia, LOPD A. Moreno.
Dec. 31, General Grant-
Ivey, 36, 818 McGee St., pos-
session of cocaine, LOPD A.
Moreno.
Dec. 31, Jose G. Palma-
Martinez, 23, Mayo, driving
under the influence, no valid
drivers license, SCSO B.
Mincks.


Dec. 31, Anna Elrod Sarafi-
ni, 28, 156 Monroe Ave., dri-
ving while license suspended
knowingly, violation of proba-
tion on original charge of
drugs, LOPD A. Moreno.
Jan. 1, Nakeisha Nicole
Gray, 26,417 Lincoln Ave., no
drivers license, LOPD J.
Bates.
Jan. 1, Norman Ronald Sny-
der, 39, 410 Helvenston Ave.,
burglary, battery, violation of
probation on original charge
of felony driving while license
suspended-two counts, pos-
session of controlled sub-


stance (cocaine), SCSO T.E.
Roberts.
Jan. 1, Michaela Daniele
Solomon, 21, 412 Houston
Ave., failure to appear on orig-
inal charges of battery with
dangerous weapon, LOPD E.
Rodriguez.
Jan. 1, Melvin D. Thomp-
-kins, 30, 814 Bynum St., sen-
tenced to seven days in county
jail with credit of two days,
SCSO D. Downing.
Jan. 2, Antonio Valdez Ban-
dera, 35, McMillan Dairy US
129 South, disorderly intoxi-
cation, LOPD E. Rodriguez.


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Tuesday
Jan. 10
SRWMD Governing Board
meeting
Suwannee River Water Management Dis-
trict's governing board will meet at 9 a.m.,
Tuesday, Jan. 10, at District headquarters, SR,
49 and US 90 East, Live Oak. The meeting is,
to consider District business and conduct pub-
lic hearings on regulatory and land acquisition
makers. A workshop will follow the board
meeting. All meetings, workshops and hear-
ings are open to the public.

Jan. 10 .
IMorning government
contracting workshop
Business Enlerprise Center (BEC) \will con-
duct a government contracting workshop for
Suwannee and Lafa\ etie Counties at no :
charge from 9:30-11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 10
at Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative. Inc.,
11350 100th Street. Live Oak. in the Opera-
tions Building, behind the gate. Park in vacant
lot east of the headquarters building. Please
RSVP at 386-362-6600 or 816 S. Ohio Ave..
Chamber of Commerce, Live Oak, FL 32064.

Jan. 10 -
Commodity Distributioni .
-Branford
Suranrnee River Economic Council, Inc. an-


ounces U.S. Department of Agriculture sur-
plus commodities will be distributed to eligi-
ble area residents from 1-3 p.m. on Tuesday,
Nov. 1, at Town Hall, Branford. Proof of resi-
dence is required. Rules for acceptance in the
program are the same for everyone without re-
gard to race, color, national origin, age, sex or
handicap.

Jan. 10
Afternoon government
contracting workshop
Business Enterprise Center (BEC) will con-
duct a government contracting workshop for
Madison and Hamilton Counties at no charge
from 1:30-3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 10 at
Madison County Extension Office, 902 Col-
lege Drij e, Madison, off US 90, NFCC main
entrance. Please RSVP at 386-638-9939 or
12160 SE CR 137, Industrial Park, Jasper, FL
32052.
Wedn esday

Jan. 11
VA Volunteer Driver
Orientation
Department of Veterans Affairs \will sponsor
a Volunteer Dri er Orientation at 1 p.m..
\ednesday. Jan. 11 at Fleet Reserve Associa-
lion. Branch 91. 5391 Collins Road. Jack-
sonville; Note: bring drivers lcense and proof '
'of personal auto insurance to the meeting;
Info: Ron Jo\ner. toll-free at 800-308-8387, .'
..ext. 2135.


This Valentine's Day, send someone special a
personalized message in the Suwannee Democrat.
For only $5.40 for 20 words or $8.55 for 30
words, add a photo for only $5.00 or a special
graphic for $2.00 and your sweetheart, friend or
relative will be happy to know that you care!
Deadline is Feb. 3.



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Attn: Myrtle Parnell
P.O. Box 370 Live Oak, FL 32064 or bring into
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VIEWPOINTS & OPINIONS


BIBLE VERSE

"I have no greater joy than to hear
that My children walk in truth."
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Gov. Jeb Bush (Republican)

Phone; -.-s50i-4x-4441-
Fax: 1-50-fl-4s8-'-080
Web site: %ww%.eog.state.Il.us

Lt. Gov. Toni Jennings (Republican)
The Capitol, Tallahassee
Phone: 1-850-488-4711
Fax: 1-850-921-6114.


State Sen. Rod Smith (D-Gainesville)
2727 N.W. 43rd St., Suite 2A.
Gainesville, Fla. 32606
Phone: (toll free) 1-866-778-2300;
1-850-487-5020
E-mail: smith.rod.web@leg.state.fl.us

State Sen. Nancy Argenziano (R-Crvstal River)
Statewide: Toll free 1-866-538-2831
District Office:
1120 North Suncoast Blvd.
Crystal River, FL 34429
1-352-860-5175

Capitol Office:
Room 311
Senate Office Building
404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
1-850-487-5017
E-mail: argenziano.nancy.web(iiflsenate.gov

Rep. Dwight Stansel (llth Dist., D-Wellborn)
208 North Ohio Ave., Live Oak, Fla. 32064
Phone: 1-386-362-2136; Tallahassee- 1-850-488-9835
Fax: 1-386-758-0479
E-mail: dwight.stansel(dmyfloridahouse.gov
State Rep. Will Kendrick (D-Carrabelle)


P.O. Box 877
SCarrabelle, Fla. 32322
Phone: 1-850-488-7870
E-mail: will.kendrickii'myfloridahouse.go :

Federal

President George \\. Bush (Republican)
1600 Peins I\ ania A\e.. \Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 1-202-456-1414
Fax: 1-202-224-2237

U.S. Sen, Bill Nelson (D-Fla.)
USenate, Washington,,DC 20510; or
SUS courthouse Annex,
111 N. Adams St.
Tallahassee; Fla. 32301
Phone: 1-202-224-5274, 1-850-942-8415
7.16 Hart Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 1-202-224-5274
E-mail: senator(ibillnelson.senate.gov
Committee assignments: Armed Services,
Foreign Relations, commerce and Budget

US Senator Mel Martinez
Russell Senate Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-3041
E-mail: senator@melmartinez.senate.gov
Committee assignments: Aging, Banking, House
and Urban Affairs, Energy and Natural resources
and Foreign Relations.

U.S. Congressman Allen Boyd
1227 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 1-202-225-5235
Fax: 1-202-225-5615
Committee assignments: Appropriations,
Communications co-chair, Blue Dog Coalition


Flood Information Phone Line
Current river levels, rainfall readings and crest
predictions are available on the Suwannee River
Water Management District's 24-hour voice
recording at 386-362-6626 or 800-604-2272 (toll-
free in Florida). You can use our station exten-
sion codes to go directly to your real-time river
level monitoring stations of interest. The record-
ing is updated on weekends during flood
events. You may also go to SRIVNID's Web site
at vwww.mysuwanneeriver.com.

Please address letters to:
Letters To The Editor, Suwannee Democrat,
PO Box 370, Live Oak, FL 32064.
Please include your name, full address and daytime
phone number. We ask this so we can varify your letter
and discuss any questions about it with you.


Suwannee County Commissioners
(4-year-terms, partisan)


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Dist. 1 Jesse Caruthers, Dist. 2 Doug Udell
362-5385 362-4189


Dist. 3 -, Ivie Fowler
Chairman 658-1602


Dist. 4 Billy Maxwell
963-5460


Dist. 5 Randy Hatch
Vice-Chairman 935-1419


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New Year's


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road and struck a tree. See to-
day's front page for more on
these stories.
Suwannee County Sheriff
Tony Cameron was out with
his deputies for New Year's
Eve. He said it was relatively
quiet. "Except for a lot of mi-
nor calls, disturbance, it was
relatively quiet," Cameron
said Jan. 3. Cameron was


Drowning

Continued From Page 1A

his friend, but never saw him
again.
Meanwhile, three others on
shore had jumped into the river
to try and help. Caylon Warner,
21, of Live Oak, said when he
heard Norris' call for help from
the center of the river that he
jumped into the river and started
swimming, out to help him.
Christopher Parker, 19, Live
Oak, and a 16-year-old boy also
jumped into the river to help. No
one could find Norris, who had
by that time gone done the last
time. But, Parker then began
calling for help himself as he got
into trouble in the water and was
helped to shore by Warner.
Misty Miller, 22, of Live Oak,
grabbed a cell phone lying on
the ground and called 911 for
help as she watched the trau-
matic incident from shore in-
volving her friends.
Soon Sheriff Tony Cameron
and deputies, along with FWC
officer.Matt Tyre who brought
his boat and began searching the
river, were all on scene.
Lafayette County Sheriffs Of-
fice, a K-9 team from Alachua
County, Taylor County Sheriffs
Office and dive team and the
Pinellas County Dive Team who
brought high-tech Sonar equip-
ment to the scene arrived to
help also, Suwannee County
Chief Deputy Ron Colvin said.
Friends and family members as-
sisted at the scene by combing
the river in boats searching for
their lo'.ed one.
The Sona: and specially
trained K-9 dogs led to the dis-
covery ofNorris' body, Sheriff


called to the drowning just be-
fore midnight, leaving six
deputies on duty to handle the
calls. Investigators were called
in to help at the drowning
scene south of Branford.
"For the city it was relative-
ly incident free," said Live
Oak Police Chief Nolan
McLeod of the holiday. How-
ever, McLeod, who doesn't
normally pull shifts in the
evening, was out with his offi-



Cameron said. The sheriff said
officers used boats to tag areas
where the Sonar found possible
sites the body might be located
and then used K-9 dogs in boats
which alerted on one site where
divers then found the body.
Norris, who attended Friend-
ship Baptist Church, was 'the
son of Randy and Missy Norris
Sr., and was the brother of
Megan Norris and Daniel Nor-
ris, all of Live Oak; and was the
grandson of Jan Jacobsen, Jack-
sonville, Larry Jacobsen, Lake
Havasu, AZ, and Dave and Bet-
ty Norris of Live Oak.
The teenager was a graduate
of Tabernacle Baptist School
and had hoped to become an
EMT/paramedic/fire fighter.
Viewing for Norris will be
held at Daniels' Funeral Home
from 6 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6.
Funeral services will be held
Saturday, Jan. 6 at Southside
Baptist Church, Live Oak, at 11
a. m. with the Rev. Milton
Smith and the Rev. Tommy
Brett officiating. I[rtelrn'ent will
follow in Live Oak Cemetery.
Susan K. Lamb may be
reached by calling 1-386-362-
1734 ext. 131 or by mailing su-
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cers for the evening helping to
answer calls. When a drown-
ing happened in the county
near inidnight, LOPD officers
helped answer calls in the
county that were close to the
city for a short time. "We start-
ed getting calls at about 9:30
p.m. on gunfire," McLeod
said, but added some of it was
fireworks mistaken for gunfire.
"It's not safe to fire off a gun
(in celebration) because when
that projectile goes up, it has to
come down someplace,"
McLeod said. McLeod said the
gunfire increased at midnight
as 2006 rolled in but there
were no reports of injuries nor
were there any arrests for fir-
ing guns at that time. McLeod
said it's hard to determine
where the gunfire is coming
from. If it can be determined
where it came from, there's
never any guns visible once of-
ficers reach the site, he added.
Sheriff Cameron said while


the county does get some com-
plaints on guns being fired,
most of the time when deputies
arrive, they find that people are
target practicing and that's be-
ing done in a safe manner.
"There's no laws or ordinances
in the county against firing a
gun," the sheriff said. Howev-
er, the sheriff said it is disturb-
ing to him that people cele-
brate by firing off guns be-
cause of the chance it could hit
someone.
Susan K. Lamb may be
reached by calling 1-386-362-
1734 ext. 131 or by mailing
susan. lamb @gaflnews. coin.


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The Norris families would like to
thank all of the family, friends, Suwan-
nee County Sheriffs Office, Lafayette
S County Sheriffs Office, Taylor County
Si Sheriffs Office and dive team, Suwan-
\ ) nee County Sheriffs Posse, Pinellas
County Sonar Detection Dive Team,
/ Gainesville Canine Search and Rescue
Unit and volunteers with jet skis and
boats who worked, exhausted, through
the weather antd darkness in the effort
to recover David. There are times
when we feel that words are not
enough. But, it die mniiit.iz many people
in our community who have reached
out to us we say, "Thank You"from the bottom of
our hearts.
The Norris family


Continued From Page 1A

The Browns were a part of
three Wheel of Fortune shows
that were taped on Dec. 6. The
shows will air Jan. 23, 24 and
25 on CBS.
"I registered on the Web site
in October and got the news in
November," Louise Brown
said, explaining she is an avid
Wheel watcher and member
of the Wheel Watcher's Club.
During the taping of the
shows the Browns, positioned
on bleachers between the puz-
zle board and the wheel, were
responsible for clapping and
"acting the part."
"Certain people held signs
in the audience telling us
when to 'cheer' or 'clap,'" Ter-
ry Brown, whd. is a retired
school teacher, said.
It took from 10 a.m. to 2:30
p.m. to tape the shows. Be-
tween shows, the on-stage au-
dience participants rotated
seating to give the illusion of
different participants for each
show. Some of the on-stage
participants were given NFL
T-shirts to 'wear, and Louise
Brown happened to be one of
the lucky ones given a shirt.
"They threw, out T-shirts to
some of us; I was given a
Tampa Bay Buccaneers shirt
to. wear," she said unfolding
the shirt proudly, which she
got to keep as a souvenir.
During breaks allotted for
commercials the Browns got a
behind-the-scenes scoop on
the personalities of Pat Sajak


and Vanna White.
"Pat and Vanna are so down
to earth," Louise Brown said.
"During one break Pat said
to a girl in the audience, Tm
tired; can I sit here?'; he sat
next to her and crossed his
legs and leaned back," Terry
Brown said.
Louise Brown said both Pat
and Vanna bent down to,talk
with several children in the
audience.,
"Pat told one little girl she
was a cutie," she said. "Vanna
did some autographs after the
taping were over."
Louise Brown said at the
end several families had pic-
tures taken-with the NFL play-
ers.
During the three shows the
NFL players, who were play-
ing for their favorite charities,
faired well with two winning
vehicles and the other win-
ning $100,000, Louise Brown
said.
Though the Browns didn't
have a chance at winning
prizes, they did take home
several souvenirs, including
Wheel of Fortune duffel bags,
key chains 'and other items.
The Browns, who enjoyed
the "Wheel winning'" experi-
ence, left a few days before
the tapings to visit family in
Miami.
Vanessa Fultz may be
reached by calling 1-386-362-
1734 ext. 130 or by mailing
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Glenn Miller Orchestra swings at NFCC Jan. 12


For more than 60 years, au-
diences around the world have
thrilled to the beautiful Moon-
light Serenade played by the
Glenn Miller Orchestra. Now
North Floridians can enjoy for
themselves the distinctive
sounds of one of the most pop-
ular dance bands in history.
Billed as the World Famous
Glenn Miller Orchestra, and de-
servedly so, the band performs
at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, .at
the Van H. Priest Auditorium on
the campus of North Florida
Community College in Madi-
son. Tickets are $11 for adults
and $6 for children.
Launched in 1938 by the leg-
endary Glenn Miller, the dance
band was one of the most suc-
cessful of its kind during the
Swing Era of the 1930s and
1940s. Known for its very dis-
tinctive sound created by clar-
inet and tenor sax interplay with
trombones and trumpets adding
background oo-ahs, the band
has had more hits in one year
that any other group in record-
ing history. "Chattanooga
Choo-Choo" earned the first
gold record ever awarded to a
performing artist.
During World War II Miller
organized and led the Glenn




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Miller Army Air Force Band.
He was on a flight that disap-
peared over the English Chan-
nel December 1944. Due to
popular demand, the Miller Es-
tate authorized the formation of
the present Glenn Miller Or-
chestra in 1956. The 19-mem-
ber band continues to play
many of the original Miller
arrangements and most of the
band's shows are sell-outs. The
orchestra has performed in all
50 United States, Europe, Aus-
tralia, Japan, South and Central
America and annually travels
over 100,000 miles performing
for more than half a million
people.
, Today, the group is led.by
Larry O'Brien, a trombonist,
who has been associated with
big bands most of his career.
The program includes dozens
of familiar selections from the
Glenn Miller Orchestra library
including Little Brown Jug,
Tuxedo Junction, Pennsylvania
6-5000, Tangerine, Sunrise Ser-
enade, and Bugle Call Rag.
Moonlight Serenade, composed
by Miller himself, is the band's
theme song.
Tickets are available by call-
ing 850-973-1653 or e-mail
ArtistSeries@nfcc.edu.


BAND LEADER: Famous band leader Glenn Miller graphic.
Photo: Submitted


NFCC 2005-2006 ARTIST SERIES: The Glenn Miller Orchestra v


GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA: Trombonist Larry O'Brien, musical
director for The Glenn Miller Orchestra, leads the orchestra today.
- Photo: Submitted


INFORMATION


WHO: NFCC 2005-2006
Artist Series
WHAT World Famous
Glenn Miller Ordhestra concert
WHEN: 7 p.m., Thursday,
Jan. 12,2006
WHERE: Van H. Priest
Quditorium on the campus
of North Florida Community
College in Madison
COST $11 for adults, $6
,for children
CONTACT. 850-973-1653
or email Artist Series@ nfcc.edu


Stephen Foster State


Park offers painting class


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ucators (HCE) members and guests take some leadership and teamwork challenges during its De-
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assemble a puzzle guided only by the completed shape's outline. Photo: Submitted


Q e Should I wash the surface before
I paint?

A Wa.shling older surfaces prior to painting is highlI
0 recommended bi man3 paint companies loda',.
however; often surfaces can be successfully painted
without washing.
Interior: When applying a coat of paint the surface being painted
must be clean enough to allow the new paint direct contact with the
old paint. Generally remove any dust, grease, or soap-film for the
best bond. This may require complete washing or just a little dusting
and wiping. Stains and ink can be sealed with primer sealer. Most
surfaces can be washed with tsp (tri-sodium-phosphate) detergent
using a bucket and sponge. Tsp is one of the most common cleaning
products used prior to painting but other detergents can also be used.
Tsp is available at hardware and paint stores. A few paint
manufacturers do not recommend tsp. Most detergents should be
rinsed with clean water after washing to remove any soap film. Do
not use wax type products or any thing that leaves a film on the
surface. Ceilings can be difficult to wash. A yellowed ceiling can
usually be sealed with a quality primer sealer, but if a non-textured
ceiling has a build up of grime it may be best to wash it first. On new
house construction it is seldom necessary to wash most surfaces prior
to painting, although allot of dusting out or vacuuming will be
required.

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Stephen Foster Folk Cul-
ture Center State Park, White
Springs, located on US 41,
three miles from 1-75 and
nine.miles from I-lOm is of-
fering a class in one-stroke
painting on Saturday, Jan.
14, 2006.
Students will learn how to
paint one-stroke leaves, rose
buds, daisies and vines. Us-
ing these skills, students will
decorate a small candle hold-


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er that can be taken home.
Instructor Linda Ruwe is a
demonstrating artist at the
park's Craft Square. The
class will be held from 10
a.m. until noon and is suit-
able for beginners and ad-
vanced students. The in-
structional fee of $25 in-
cludes all necessary supplies
and entrance to the park.
Advance registration is re-


quired. For more. informa-
tion, call 386-397-1920 or
visit on-line at
www.StephenFosterCSO.org
or http://www.stephenfos-
tercso.org/. To learn more
about the park, visit the Web
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stephenfoster or
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Folk Culture Center State
Park, White Springs
WHAT: Class in one-
stroke painting taught by
Linda Ruwe
WHEN: 10 a.m. until
noon, Saturday, Jan. 14,
2006
WHERE: Craft
Square
COST: $25 includes all
necessary supplies and
entrance to the park
NOTE: advance
registration required
CONTACT:
386-397-1920 or visit
on-line at www.StephenFos-
terCSO.org or
http://www.stephenfosterc-
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HEALTH




Start the New Year healthy


Children's Health


How to Recognize Exercise-


Induced Asthma


Exercise and sports that
require continuous activity,
especially running and cold-
weather activities, can in-
duce asthmatic symptoms.
Exercise-induced asthma af-
fects about 17 million Amer-
icans, many of which are
children.
Symptoms include cough-
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ness, breathing difficulty and
shortness of breath. Children
with exercise-induced asth-
ma often start to experience
symptoms five to 20 minutes
after they begin to exercise.
Recognizing exercise-in-
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can be difficult because
symptoms often take a subtle
form. Your child may corn-
plain that he cannot run as
quickly as friends or may ex-
press a dislike for sports.
Avoiding sports or physical
activity.limits quality.of life
for some children and can
lead to problems with fellow
students and low self-es-
teem.
Sports that may act as trig-
gers for exercise-induced


asthma include soccer, bas-
ketball, field hockey, long-
distance running, cross-
country skiing and hockey.
"There is no cure for exer-
cise-induced asthma," said
Dr. Michael Kaliner, med-
ical director of the Institute
for Asthma and Allergy in
Chevy Chase, Md. "But by
preventing inflammation,
you can successfully reduce
the chances of having an
asthmatic attack."
It is important for children
to receive proper diagnosis
and treatment.
"For children 5 years and'
older, one option is Intal,"
Kaliner said. 'It works by
preventing certain cells from
releasing substances that
may cause inflammation in
the air passages. It is impor-
tant to note that Intal should
be used prior to engaging in
exercise,, as it cannot treat
acute asthma attacks."
It is also a good idea- to
provide your child's gym
teacher or coach with writ-
ten instructions, including:
*The nature and severity


of the exercise-induced asth-
ma
*Which medicines are
used to prevent it and how to
use them
*Techniques to avoid exer-
cise-induced asthma, includ-
ing a sufficient warm-up pe-
riod
*Warning signs when your
child is experiencing an asth-
ma attack
With appropriate manage-
ment, most children are able
to exercise and perform to
their full ability.
The most common side ef-
fects from Intal therapy in
controlled clinical studies
were throat irritation or dry-
ness, unpleasant taste,
cough, wheeze and nausea.
Intal Inhaler should not be
used in patients who have
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Unexpected link between cat and



human AIDS viruses found

A University of Florida re- state ait ',ou can make an ef- the armin.;o aids that make up the.
searcher has discovered an un- fective vaccine against a virus in proteins in both \ neses share'
expected link between the virus- the AIDS family of viruses," some common regions. There
es that cause feline and human said Yamamoto, a co-discoverer appear to be regions of HIV, or
AIDS: Cats vaccinated with an of FIV. variations of the core protein we
experimental strain of the hu- Yamamoto holds the patent used in our studies, that may
man AIDS virus appear to be at on the only approved vaccine provide protection in vaccine
-least as well-protected against available through veterinarians form against HIV."
the feline version of the disease to protect cats against FIV. Her Some compounds made from
as those immunized with the most recent studies have at- separate virus strains have been
vaccine currently used by veteri- tempted to impro:\ e the efficacy successfully used in vaccines
narians. of that vaccine by using strains against viruses from the same
The surprise finding may ofFIV found in cats in which the subfamily, such as smallpox in
mean cats with feline immunod- disease had not progressed for humans, which is made from
efficiency virus, also known as some reason over several years. cowpox virus, and human
FIV or feline AIDS, could even- To determine the extent to measles vaccines for canine dis-
tually be treated even more ef- which the human and feline temper in puppies.
fectively using some form of the AIDS viruses react to each oth- "Therefore, protective vac-
experimental human vaccine. er, and any implications that cines based on cross-reactive re-
Researcher Janet Yamamoto, a might exist for vaccine efficacy, gions of AIDS viruses can pro-
professor at UF's College ofVet- Yamamoto began experiment- vide broad immunity, and may
erinary Medicine, also theorizes ing with long-term, nonprogres- be useful against viruses that are
that these emerging relation- sive strains of FIV that led to the currently evolving in a new host,
ships between the two viruses current commercial vaccine, such as HIV infection of hu-
.could one day lead to a vaccine Now she is working on an HIV mans," Yamamoto said.
for human AIDS. vaccine consisting of HIV virus Alan L. Landay, a professor of
Results from Yamramoto's re- from long-term, nonprogressing immunology and microbiology
search can be previewed in the individuals, and associate department chair-
Sept. 8 on-line issue of the jour- "We purposely made vaccines man at Rush University Medical
nalAIDS. with strains that weren't virile," Center in Chicago called Ya-
FIV is a natural infection of Yamamoto said. "We found that mamoto's findings "very excit-
domestic cats that results in an whenever we tried using less ing."
immunodeficiency syndrome virulent strains of virus, we were "This raises a potential whole
resembling HIV infection in hu- able to make a better vaccine." new area for research in the field
mans. Since its discovery in Yamamoto's team was also of vaccines that with the current
1987, FIV infection of cats has surprised to discover that a core approaches haven't yielded any
been used in vaccine studies as a protein found in HIV also' effec- success to date," said Landay,
small-animal model of human tively protects cats against FIV. whose research team is working
AIDS. "So what does this mean to to develop novel immune strate-
"We were the first to demon- human AIDS research? The gies to treat HIV infection. "We
viruses HIV and FIV are from need to explore all the potential
r* the same viral family," Ya- options available to us for devel-
| Vol I mamoto said. "For that reason, oping an HIV vaccine."


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New Year's Eve was a
wild time for some in town.
It seemed everyone wanted
to fight (alcohol, you
know), drive while drinking
or just plain.get into trouble.
Never fear,,' there were
enough police and deputies
on duty to handle everything
that came up. Both Sheriff
Tony Cameron and Live
Oak Police Chief Nolan
McLeod were out with their.
officers making sure the
peace was kept and the new
year was ushered in as safe-
ly as possible.
'Unfortunately I caught
one of the viruses that were
going around and my new
year was spent in the bed,
coughing, sneezing and just
too sick to get out of bed
very much. If I have a New
Year's resolution, it is to
make sure I stay healthy. I
can't stand to be sick.
Now that it's 2006, it's
time to start all over again


and look to the future. If
you're a faithful reader of
this column, you know that
in January every year I start
chirping about "spring is-
coming, it's just around the
corner" and "every day
there is about one minute
more of daylight and by the
end of March, it will be
Daylight Savings Time."
While many, many people
get depressed in January,
I'm leaping for joy because
I've figured out spring is
just around the corner, with
the exception of the six
weeks of cold we'll have in
late January, February and
some in March, I can start
getting my flower beds
ready, looking forward to
having beautiful ferns and
colorful blooming plants in
a short time. This year I can
look forward to a lot of
things since I'm starting
from scratch and still planti-
ng my flowers. I even got a


gift certificate from a local
nursery at Christmas so I'm
looking forward to spending
that in a few weeks. Yes,
there's lots to look forward
to after Christmas if you are
a gardener and love to get
out and dig in the dirt.
Local folks can look for-
ward to being healthy this
year by joining the new
health facility that will open
this month. There will be a
grand opening soon for
those who did not take the
opportunity recently to go
by and check it out. We cer-
tainly live in a community
where there is plenty going
on and lots of new business-
es coming in. Suwannee
County is the best place to
live!
If you're looking for
something to do this
month...check out the Spirit
of Suwannee Music Park's
entertainment schedule. This
weekend is the second annu-
al swap meet (Jan. 6-7) and
the Falconry School (Jan. 6-
8), and open mic night Jan.
6. Of course you don't want
to miss the Lewis Family
Jan. 14 in the Music Hall.
They are the best and the
place will be packed out so
you better get there early.
Greg Cahill and Special
Consensus will be there Jan.
20 with an Elvis imperson-


ator contest Jan. 27-28.
Make plans now to be at the
Music Park Feb. 3-4 for
Mike Snider in concert.
Now Mike is a funny guy,
but can he ever play musical
instruments! You've seen
him on TV, but you don't
want to miss this...that's
Feb. 3-4. Here's some others
you'll want to mark on your
calendar:
Feb. 11 Sun Country Jam-
boree, Feb. 18 An Afternoon
with The Grand Ole Opry,
Feb. 25-26 Fabulous Florida
Tour/Disc Golf Event,
March 4 Spring Fling
Garage Sale, March 11 Suin
Country Jamboree, March
23-26 Suwannee Springfest,
March 31-April 1 Rock-n-
Wheels, April 6-8 Lonesome
River Band, April 14-16 Wa-
nee Festival, April 20-23
Suwannee River Jam, April
28-29 Paralounge Drum Cir-
cle, May 6 Saturdays on the
Suwannee.
THOUGHT FOR THE
DAY (from my cousin Vir-
ginia DeLoach)
"It's amazing what can
HAPPEN if you just put
your arm around somebody.
It's the TRUEST and SIM-
PLEST thing. that does the
most good a lot of times.


Bronson reminds consumers to research


before signing health club contracts


Florida Agriculture and
Consumer Services Com-
missioner Charles H. Bron-
son is urging consumers to
get some background infor-
mation on health clubs pri-
or to signing a contract.
Many people put losing
weight and getting into
shape at the top of their
New Year's to-do list. But
unless they do some re-
search in advance, the only
thing they may lose is mon-
ey.! Stalte -law provides
some protections for con-
sumers, and they should be
aware of what those are.
The Florida Department
of Agriculture and Con-
sumer Services administers
the Health Studio Law,
which spells out the rights
and responsibilities of the
gyms and consumers. It
also provides some re-
course against health clubs
that do not follow the law.
All health clubs are re-
quired to register with the
Department's Division of
Consumer Services and
many must also post a bond
that can be used to repay
members if the facility goes
out of business. In 2005,


the Department collected
$67,000 in fines against
health clubs for various vi-
olations of the Health Stu-
dios Law, including regis-
tration problems and adver-
tising.
There are 1,720 health
studios registered with the
Department, an increase of
379 over last' year; 149
clubs went out of business
over the same time period.
'UJoining a health club can
be a positive but costly en-
deavor, and it's important
that people know ,as much
as possible about a particu-
lar facility before entering
into a contract," Bronson
said. "They need to know
exactly what they are get-
ting' fr their money and
what steps they can take to
seek redress if something
goes wrong.",
The law provides con-
,sumers with the right to
cancel a contract for certain
reasons including: cancella-
tion within three days of
signing a contract, exclu-
sive of holidays and week-
ends, but it must be done in
writing; if the facility
moves more than five miles


away from the original lo-
cation and fails to provide,
within 30 days, a facility of
equal quality located within
five miles; if a person be-
comes physically unable to
use most of the services for
which they contracted, until
the disability ends.
Bronson also recom-
mends consumers follow
these tips before signing a
contract:
Call the Department's
helplline at 1-800-
HELPFLA. V (1-800-435-
7352) to make sure the
health studio is registered
and to check its complaint
'history.
Find out if the studio
has posted a bond with the
Department, as most that
collect fees in advance are
required to do.
Prior to joining, as1k
about the club's cancella-
tion policy should you
move or become physically
unable to use the facility.

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my dental health. What should I do?
A: If you've been remiss about your oral
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It's generally recommended that you visit
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checkup and for a professional cleaning.
You simply can't reach all the places where
plaque can build up on your own. So a
cleaning by a dentist or hygienist is
recommended for ridding your teeth of
plaque. Regular visits to your dentist also
reduce the likelihood of a potentially serious
problem going undetected. Gum disease,
for instance, is the leading cause of tooth
loss among adults. In addition to checking
your teeth for cavities, your dentist will likely
give you a periodontal screening and
recording. This establishes a baseline for
the health of your gums and the supportive
bones of your mouth. After you've made.
that first visit, set a regular appointment
schedule. Another reason for regular visits
is that problems caught early are also less
expensive to correct. Between visits,
practice good oral hygiene at home,
including regular brushing, flossing and
gum stimulation.
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mine- whether it is over-
crowded and the equipment
you plan to use is available.
Find out if any of the
services offered require an
additional fee.
Bronson said it is impor-
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schedule

January 6-7 2nd Annual S\wap Meet

January 6-8 Falconry School

January 6 Open Mic

January 14 Lewis Family

January 20 Greg Cahill and Special Consensus

January 27-28 Elvis Impersonator Contest

February 3-4 Mike Snider in Concert

February 11 Sun Country Jamboree

February 18 An Afternoon with The Grand
Ole Opry

February 25-26 Fabulous Florida Tour'Disc
Golf Event

March 4 Spring Fling Garage Sale


March 11 Sun Country Jamboree

March 23-26 Suimannee Springfest

March 31-April 1 Rock-n-W\heels

April 6-8 Lonesome Riser Band

April 14-16 W\anee Festival

April 20-23 Suwannee River Jam

April 28-29 Paralounge Drum Circle

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Ray Charles' hometown honors music legend


The boyhood home of the
late Ray Charles is paying
tribute to the music genius in
a big way. On Saturday, Feb.
18, 2006 the Town of
Greenville will unveil a life-
size bronze statue of Charles
to celebrate his early ties to
the community. The statue of
Charles seated at a piano
keyboard will have a perma-
nent home in Haffye Hays
Park on US 90.
Greenville Mayor Elesta
Pritchett, a childhood play-
mate of Charles, is the offi-
cial hostess for the 10 a.m.
ceremonies that will wel-
come the public, representa-
tives of the Charles family


and state and local digni-
taries. A reception follows
the dedication.
The 400 pound bronze
sculpture is being created by
master artists Bradley Coo-
ley and Brad Cooley Jr.,
whose studio is located in
Lament. The father and son
team of Bronze by Cooley
specializes in monumental
sculptures. One similar to the
Ray Charles project is their
Otis Redding "Sittin' on the
Dock of the Bay" in Macon,
Ga. Cooley works include
the Seminole Veterans
Memorial, Miccosukee fami-
ly in the Indian Heritage
Tableau, Florida Fallen Fire-


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fighter Wall of
Honor, and
many others.
V i s i t
www.bronze-
bycooley.com
for more.
Born in Al-
bany, Ga. in
1930, Charles
spent his boy-
hood in the
Je 1.1 yroll
neighborhood
of Greenville
playing with
many who
still remember
him as a boy
and young
man. He con-
tracted glau-
coma at the
age of seven
and attended
the St. Augus-
tine School


foundation for the statue.
Telephone 850-948-2251 or
go to www.nfcc.edu/Ray-
Charles/home.html to make a
donation.
In a related event, North
Florida Community College
(NFCC) is hosting a Ray
Charles Tribute concert Fri-
day, Feb. 17, at Van H. Priest
Auditorium, Madison on the
Madison campus. The con-
cert is a mixture of music by


TRIBUTE TO RAY CHARLES: Life-size Ray
Charles statue in progress at Lamont studio of
Bronze by Cooley. Dedication ceremony set for
Feb. 16, 2006 in Haffye Hays Park, US 90,
Greenville at 10 a.m. Photo: Submitted


for the Deaf and Blind, re-
turning to Greenville during
the summer. It was in
Greenville the roots of
Charles' musical gifts took
hold, developing into a talent
later embraced by the world.
The blind musician pio-
neered soul music and is con-
sidered one of the most com-
plete and well-rounded musi-
cal talents this century has
produced. His influence was
felt in gospel, rhythm and

O'Brien
Continued From Page 1A
The accident happened at
about 8:25 p.m. at US 129
and CR 252 with wet roads
and cloudy weather, FHP
said.
According to the report,
Decker had, on her seatbelt
when the accident happened..
The report said Decker was
traveling southbound on US
129 when for unknown rea-
sons the 1994 chevrolet pas-
senger car, exited the road-
\ay onto the west-shoulder,
struck a road sign with its
front, continued southwest
and struck a tree and came to


blues, jazz, rock and roll and
country music. The innova-
tive singers pianist and band-
leader was 74 when he died
June 10, 2004.
Greenville has established
the Ray Charles Memorial
fund to help pay for the pro-
ject. Friends, family and fans
of Charles can make a dona-
'tion in the form of a $100
brick engraved with the name
of the donor. The brickswill
be part of the permanent


a final rest on the west side
of the tree facing south.
Decker was transported by
Suwanee County Fire/Res-
cue to Lake City Medical
Center. She was later trans-
ferred to Shands at UF where
she died the next morning,
FHP said.
According to Lt. Mike
Burroughs, FHP is investi-
gating whether or not alcohol
was a factor in the accident.
The death is the first for
2006 in Suwannee County
where the. total number, of
people who died on Suwan-
nee ,County highways in
2005 was 25.


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"In order to keep on sched-
ule we must have a constant
flow of materials coming in to
the project," Lajza said.
"Completing the roof will be a
big milestone."
Lajza said the majority of


local jazz ensembles and re-
membrances of Charles. For
information, call 850-973-
1653 or go to
www.nfcc.edu/Ray
Charles/home.html.
For information about the
Ray Charles statue unveiling,
contact the town of
Greenville, 850-948-2251 or
e m a i 1
HUTTOCLERK@shareinet.
net.


the. pre-fab units used in the
construction are on sight.
PPI is currently handling 36
purchase orders for materials.
Vanessa Fultz may be
reached by calling 1-386-362-
1734 ext. 130 or by mailing
vanessa.fultz@gaflnews. conm.


Suwannee County

School Board meetings
Suwannee County School Board will meet at 1 p.m. for a
workshop session and again at 4 p.m. for a special meeting,
Wednesday, Jan. 11 in the school board meeting room, 702
Second St., NW, Live Oak. Workshop session will include
policy revisions, secondary scheduling, curriculum mapping
and personnel issues; Special meeting will include private
expulsion hearings and personnel hearings; Info: 386-364-
2604.


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Beulah E. Stratton
Jan.11,1926-
Dec. 27,2005

I eulah E. Stratton, 79, of
Live Oak, passed away
Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2005
in North Florida Regional Med-
ical Center, Gainesville, after a
long illness. The Glen St. Mary
native moved to Live Oak from
Jacksonville in 1971, was a
homemaker and attended Well-
born Baptist Church.
Survivors include four daugh-
ters, Edith Mercer of Live Oak,
Debra Ambrose of Live Oak,
Linda Wallace of Comer, Ga.
and Loraine Hardin of Live
Oak; nine sons, Earl Stratton of
Comer, Ga., Raymond Stratton
of Live Oak,. Harold Stratton of
Live Oak, Harry Stratton of Or-
ange Park, Carl Stratton of Live
Oak, Aaron Stratton of Live
Oak, Douglas Stratton of Live
Oak, Paul Stratton of Baker and
Alfred Stratton of Jacksonville;
41 grandchildren, 50 great-
grandchildren; and one great-
grandchild. She was preceded in
death by son, Jerry Stratton.
Funeral services were con-
ducted at 11 a.m., Friday, Dec.
30,2005 at Shady Grove Baptist
Church, Live Oak with the Rev.
David Hingson officiating. In-
terment followed in Live Oak
Cemetery.
Daniels Funeral Homes, Inc.
of Live Oak was in charge of all
arrangements.

Larry York
April 10, 1941 -
Dec. 27,2005
Sarry York, 64, of Fort
f Lauderdale, passed
away Tuesday, Dec. 27,
2005 in Live Oak after a


short illness. The Chicago,
Ill. native moved to Fort
Lauderdale from Lake City
39 years ago, was a U.S.
Navy veteran and worked at
Phil Smith Chevrolet in
Fort Lauderdale for 10
years as service advisor.
Survivors include Linda
Boyd of Live Oak; his
mother, Catherine (Ed)
Bush of Boise, Idaho; one
daughter, Meachelle Martin
of North Carolina; two
sons, Larry C. (Cheri) York
of Palm Bay and Albert
(Amy) Cardarelli of Coral
Springs; two sisters, Linda
(Dean) Lamont and Kathy
Sutton, both of Boise, Ida-
ho; and two grandchildren,
Julianna York and Andrew
Cardarelli.
Memorial services were
conducted at 3 p.m,, Friday,
Dec. 30 at Daniels Memori-
al Chapel, Live Oak with
the Rev. Brad Bailey offici-
ating.
Daniels Funeral Homes,
Inc. of Live Oak was in
charge. of all arrangements.



DEATH NOTICE

Kelvin A. Samson
Aug. 21, 1952 -
Dec. 27, 2005

elvin A. Samson,
53, of Lake City,
passed away Dec.
22, 2005. Funeral Mass was
held at 11 a.m., *Tuesday,
Dec. 27, 2005.
Daniels Funeral Homes,
Inc. of Branford was in
charge of all arrangements.


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less animals.


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DOGS
2345 : MORRIS : Two year
old black/brown Male. Do
you remember the ad that
saidO.ithe gift that keeps on
giving! Well, I donit think
it was about Morris, but it
certainly should have been.
Every day this lovable lug
gives us all affection and
loyalty. Wouldnit you like
to share in some of Morrisis
gift?
2744: GRACE : Nine month
old Black/Brindle Female.
Some of the definitions of
grace 6 seemingly effort-
less charmO.a disposition to
be helpful, good williO.
When our kennel mistress
names a dog, she sees be-
yond its physical charms;
and thus she, so rightly,
named this sweet girl,
Grace.
2890 and 2893:
TIPPI(M)..black & white
and SASHA (F) gray &
white. Four weeks old. One
of the reasons that rescued
animals make such wonder-
ful pets is because they in-
stinctively know they have
been saved. This years
generous Spirit of Christ-
mas brought us an aban-
doned mother and her six
puppies so we were able to
save them. This little fami-
ly is so adorable that you
canit walk by without pick-
ing up and cuddling one or
the other of them. Here at
the shelter gratitude is
abundant this Christmas. It
shines in the eyes of this
mother dog and we all feel
it in our hearts.
CATS
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month old Gray with stripes
on chest and head. Who
says cats donit know itis
Christmas? lill bet if you
left Mason alone in a room
with a Christmas tree, he
would think, iIim in play-
ground heaven!!! Not that
Mason would ever misbe-
have, but he does likes a bit
of fun now and then.


The hectic rush of the
Christmas holiday season is
behind us now, only to be
replaced by the hectic rush
of the holiday of returns.
What is the holiday of re-
turns you ask? The holiday
of returns is usually the
time between Christmas and
New Year's ... you know ...
when everyone is returning
all those too small, too
large, or not-what-I-wanted
Christmas gifts we received
from well meaning friends
and family. Like the fruit
cake my mama always in-
sists on giving me ... every
Christmas ... even though
mama knows I don't eat
fruit cake ... never have ...
never will. But how does
one return a fruit cake their
mama has made? You don't.'
You take the store-bought
tin filled with mama's
home-made fruit cake,
smile your best daughter-
smile, kiss mama's cheek,
and say thank you mama ...
all the while wondering
which of your friends will
be generous enough with
their friendship to accept
mama's fruit cake,
again...because I will con-
tinue to accept mama's fruit
cake every Christmas that
God blesses me to have her


with me.


During our most joyous
season for giving and re-
ceiving, it can very easily
be forgotten that the holi-
days and all the excitement
that comes with them are fi-
nancially difficult, too al-
most impossible for some
families to celebrate. But
thanks to the altruistic con-
cerns of the Wellborn Com-
munity Association (WCA)
for all the citizenry who
live in our outback commu-
nity, Christmas is a time for
receiving. This year, as
each year since the WCA's
conception, large Christmas
baskets filled with food and
gifts were presented to five
outback families. It is one
of God's mitzvot, or com-
mandments:, that we help
the less fortunate that live
among us. And we are to do
so out of the love and gen-
erosity of our heart, and to
be void of judgment on how
they have fallen into such a
situation. If not now, while
the majority of the world is
celebrating the birth of Je-
sus Christ, then when? As
always ,the WCA can be
counted on to reach out to
all those in need that live in
our community, and this
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on the second Thursday of
the month at the WCA com-
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7 p.m. Light refreshments
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Suwannee Elementary West Presents Variety Show


RUN-A-ROUND SUE; Eleven young misses paid tribute to the fabulous "Rock and Rollers" as
they appeared in their 50's attire and performed for the crowd at the high school auditorium.
Pictured 1-r; front row- Traci Long, Angelia Allen, Heather Weigel, Pam Hodges and Lyn Lewis.
Back row; Sandra Johnson, Sandy Gamble, Lesley Townsend, Donice Knight and Sandra Mul-
lins and Cynthis Glover.


Photos Courtesy of Colonial Photography


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Linda McCook waits and watches...and then joins her buddy, Cynthia Cherry
in doing a duet. They are assisted by Paul Febo at the piano. Both Cherry and
McCook are teachers at Suwannee Elementary West School. Parents, students
and teachers all joined in the fun Friday-night, April 7,when the West APT pre-
sented the variety talent show.


Past APT president Mary
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kins, Jerome Carmichael, Alvin Jones and Joey Brown. Monies raised from the
show willbe used to purchase physical education .inlipnment for lthe schni.-.

Happy Birthday


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other teachers in a hilar-
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customers.
The accident happened around
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six p.m. the crew had everything
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completely restored their service
by six a.m the next morning. the
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Suwannee Parks and

Recreation Department

Soccer Jamboree Jan. 7
Look for fun and games and lots of soc-
cer at the annual Suwannee Department
of Parks and Recreation Soccer Jamboree.
It opens the Recreation Department soccer
season with a bang! Games start at 9 a.m.


Frank Snead Jr. repeats win

Snead wins Team Championship NFL Punt Pass and Kick in Jacksonville for the second year in a row


FRANK SNEAD WINS TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP NFL PUNT PASS AND KICK: For the second year in a row Frank Snead, Jr. Took home the big win in his 12-
13 age group, placing first in the NFL Punt Pass and Kick Team Championships. The Team Championships are held during half-time at a Jaguars game in
Alltel Stadium. Snead, standing tall with all the winners, is second from the right. Photo: Paul Buchanan


Janet Schrader-Seccafico
Democrat Reporter

Thirty-two young people competed in differ-
ent age groups Sunday, Dec. 18 for the NFL
Punt Pass and Kick Team Championship.
Frank Snead Jr. was one of those kids for the
third year in a row. For the second time, Snead
took home the Team Championship.
Each year competition for the Team Cham-
pionship in our area is held at Jacksonville in
Alltel Stadium during a Jaguars' game. The of-
ficials of the Punt Pass and Kick competition
have the country divided into five areas where
the kids compete for the team championship.
Snead takes a pile of relatives with him to
the competition. According to Patricia Snead,
Frank's mother, the first time he went only a
few relatives attended. Each year, the number
heading to Jacksonville to support Snead
grows. This year Snead's mom, dad, sister,
aunt and other friends and relatives totaling
seven accompanied Snead to enjoy the game
and watch "Little Frank" win.
"He was excited about going," Patricia
Snead said. "He loves going to the Jags
games."
Snead passed for 155 feet and three inches,
punted for 99 feet and eight inches and accord-
ing to his mom, he fluffed his kick with only a
44 feet and three inch place kick.
But his total of 299 feet and two inches was
enough to take home the championship for the
second year in a row in the 12-13 year old di-
vision.
Next year Snead will compete in the 14-15
year old division. It's a bigger group with big-
ger scores, but Snead's mom thinks he's up to
the challenge.


Bulldog soccer wins


Christmas Tournament

Suwannee defeats Columbia County


for the first

Janet Schrader-Seccafico
Democrat Reporter
It was a great Christmas soc-
cer tournament for the Bulldogs.
Even short three starters and six
total players, the Dogs were able
to win the entire tournament and
beat Columbia County after two
periods of overtime 3-2.
"This is the first time we have
ever beaten Columbia County in
our 10 short years of existence,"
coach Frank Johnson said. "We
have played them nine times,


time ever!
lost by one four times and tied
three times."
The Christmas soccer toura-
ment was held in Columbia
County on the CYSA fields
Wednesday and Thursday, Dec.
28-29. Suwannee faced Ft.
White first Wednesday at noon.
Suwannee beat them 1-0 scor-
ing the only goal of the game
with 33'seconds left. JD Hales
took a comer kick and the kick
was headed in by Stephen Pate.
The tournament was scored
on a point system. Suwannee
got five points for the win, one


point for the goal differential
and one point for a shut-out.
They headed into a 4 p.m. game
against Panama City Arnold
with seven points on the score-
board for the Dogs.
Suwannee had traveled to the
Panhandle 'earlier in the season
and defeated Panama City
Arnold there. This time the
Dogs took home the win 2-0.
Billy Moran scored both goals
for Suwannee. Moran headed in
the first at the 55-minute mark.


SEE BULLDOG, PAGE 2B


Tyler Chambliss named to


NCBWA Pre-season


All-America Second Team


Janet Schrader-Seccafico
Democrat Reporter
The seventh annual presea-
son Division I All-America
baseball team is chosen by the
National Collegiate Baseball
Writers Association of Ameri-
ca. This year, Suwannee's.own
Tyler Chambliss was named to
the Second Team All-America.
Chambliss was named to the
second team as a relief pitcher.
Chambliss was Florida State's
closer last year, piling up some
unbelievable stats and almost
breaking the school record for
most saves in one season. Not
only has Chambliss been
named to the second team All-
America, but he is on the
Brooks Wallace Watch List.
Chambliss and Shane Robin-
son are among the 120 student-


athletes named to the 2006 edi-
tion of the watch list for the
Brooks Wallace Award.
This is the first year Chamb-
liss has been on the list for the
National Player of the Year.
The Wallace Watch List will be
trimmed to 12 semi-finalists by
late May.
Chambliss is a junior this
year. He went 7-3 last year.
with a 2.06 ERA, 75 strikeouts
and 15 saves.
Last year Chambliss was
named an NCBWA third team
All-American. In 2005, the
sophomore was a member of
Sthe watch lists for the Roger
Clemens and NCBWA Stopper
of the Year Awards and was an
All-ACC second team selec-
tion. He led the conference and
was fourth in the nation with
15 saves. He finished the year
just three saves shy of the sin-


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Tyler Charnbliss is named to
the Preseason Second Team
All-America. Photo courtesy of the
FSU Media Guide
gle season record at FSU.
Chambliss appeared in more
than 40% of FSU's 53 wins last
season and his 39 appearances
were the sixth-most in the na-
tion. This year, Chambliss will
start for the Seminoles.


Outta' the Woods

Why Not Try Coon Hunting?


Billy Moran was named to the All-Tournament team. Photo: Paul Buchanan


By Tony Young
Florida Fish and Wildlife Con-
servation Commission

One pleasant, spring day, a'
few .years back, I met Willie
Williams, the gentleman who
introduced me to, and taught me
everything I know about, rac-
coon hunting (or coon huntin' as
we call it). I was at Tallahas-
see's Lake Lafayette to do some
bass fishing from the shoreline
when I spotted Willie sitting on
a five-gallon bucket, fishing for
speckled perch with a cane pole.
When I asked if he was hav-
ing any luck, Willie said, "They
bitin' all right."
I rigged up my line with a


"jerk-bait" and made my first
cast of the day. With just two
twitches of my rod tip, the top
of the water exploded as a mon-
ster largemouth bass inhaled my
lure. I gave the old "bucket
mouth" five seconds to swim
with the bait and reveal which
direction I needed to set the
hook. I pointed the rod tip at the
fish while I tightened my line
and then reared back.
Willie just watched in amaze-
ment as I fought and hauled in
an 11.5-pounder (my biggest
bass to date). I hadn't planned
on keeping any fish that day, but
this baby was going on the wall.

Within the next half-hour, I


landed 20 more bass, and all of
them weighed between three
and seven pounds. After the first
five minutes, Willie just put
down his pole and kept-chuck-
ling with his infectious laugh -
the kind of laugh that is genuine
and wins friends.
Finally, Willie and I decided
to call it a day, and as we
walked away from the shore-
line, he offered to let me park
my truck at his place the next
time I decided to go fishing.
Parking there would shorten the
walk to my fishing spot, and I
thanked him for the kind ges-
ture.

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Frank Snead Jr. repeats win


Frank Snead, Jr. passes 155 feet during the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition at Alltel Stadium
during half-time for a Jaguars game. Photo: Paul Buchanan


Frank Snead, Jr. at the IL-L leam Unampionsnip runt, rass ana IkCK. Photo: Paul Buchanan


Rusty Wallace shakes down Daytona prototype at DIS

1989 NASCAR Champion .-....


eying start in Rolex 24
Rusty Wallace has retired race after the conclusion of of wi
from NASCAR NEXTEL his NEXTEL Cup career and Wa
Cup Series competition, but that was the Rolex 24 Howm
he's still got one more race North America's most presti- team
on his to-do list the 44th gious sports car race. team
anniversary of the Rolex 24 "The Rolex is an interna- week
At Daytona on Jan. 28-29. tionally known race," Wal- and
Wallace flew down to lace said. "It's a real popular special
Daytona International race. It's a worldly race. It's Spo
Speedway for the day to not like a 12-hour race some- Rolex
shake down a Howard-Boss where or a timed race. It's a Leitz
Motorsports Pontiac Craw- race that the world's greatest Forbe
ford on the historic 3.56- drivershave run A.J. Foyt, giving
mile road course as he con- Mario Andretti people like twists
siders competing in the up- that, just to name a few. The course
coming prestigious twice- late Dale Earnhardt drove it. tona
around-the-clock race Tony (Stewart) drove it. He "He
"This 24 Hours of Daytona likes it and he told me you and
has been on my plans for got to try it. Leitz
over a year and a half," Wal- "When the record books he's
lace said. "I've been on are closed on Rusty Wal- road
again, off again with it but lace's driving career, I want Robii
the last couple of weeks I've the 24 hours to.be included." in a \
really gotten on it again. Jim While Wallace might be it wen
France gave me a call and comfortable in a stock car excite
said I .ought to reconsider flying around Daytona Inter- right
and go back down and try it national Speedway, but it's points
out. going to be a different story


"That's the reason I'm
here. The real test isn't until
January but since I've never
even seen these cars before I
wanted to come down here
and work all the bugs out
and get my rhythm and
breaking points going and
really understand what I'm
doing when I come back for
the real test in January."
Wallace just completed his
final season in the NASCAR
NEXTEL Cup Series. Since
making his first Cup start in
1980, Wallace accumulated
one championship (1989),
55 victories, 36 poles and
more $40 million in earn-
ings.
But he said at the begin-
ning of the 2005 season, that
he wanted to do one more


on the 3.56-mile road course
in a Daytona Prototype,
which serves as the premier
class to the Rolex Sports Car
Series.
"I've won nine times on
road courses Sears Points,
Riverside and Watkins Glen.
I won at all those. I don't
have to prove to anybody
that I know how to. road
race," Wallace said. "But
this is a different animal and
these drivers are pretty darn
good drivers. It's not like
I'm out there by myself run-
ning for 24 hours. I've got
four different drivers and
I'm going to be one small
part of the puzzle. When it's
all said and done, I get to say
that I did it. Hopefully we'll
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)rts car aces and former
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g Wallace tips on the
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e as well as the Day-
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e wanted to come down
see what it's about,"
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never been around the
course. Elliott Forbes-
nson took him around
van to show him where
nt. He seems to be very
ed. He's asking all the
questions about shift
s and breaking points.


Just the kind of boring
things you need to know be-
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think he'll really enjoy it.
It's a good friendly car that's
fast."
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shake downs in Daytona
Prototypes. Among the
teams participating include
Cheever Racing (Eddie
Cheever, Christian Fittipal-
di, Bill Lester, Paul Menard
and Patrick Carpentier), Fin-
lay Motorsports (Memo Gid-
ley), Alex Job Racing (Patrick
Long) and Brumos Racing
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"We had a lot new cus-
tomers with the Crawfords

Bulldog
Continued From Page 1B

Moran scored the second goal
off a through-ball by Corey
Bridges.
The win added eight points to
their total to make 15. The 15
points was enough to land them
in the championship game
against Columbia County. .
Columbia scored first but
Suwannee turned around and
tied it right up at the 32-minute
mark. Hales put a corer kick in
but it was cleared out. Then
Corey Bridges put one over the
goal keeper's head. The score
was tied 1-1 at the half.
Hales scored the second goal
of the game off a penalty kick.
When Suwannee scored with
18 minutes left to play, Johnson
said the intensity of the game
really picked up.
"It became so heated the ref-
erees were on the verge of los-
ing control of the game," John-
son said. "It's a strong local ri-
valry. There was a lot of push-
ing, shoving, hands swinging."
Wesley Craig was removed
from the game at this point after
receiving his second yellow
card. Stephen Pate was moved
to sweeper to cover for Craig.
But Columbia tied it up. At the
end of regulation play, the score
was 2-2.
The game went into a 10-
minute overtime period. At the
end of two of these 10-minute
OTs the game was still tied at
2-2,which meant a PK shoot-
out.
Johnson had to choose five
kickers. Her picked JD Hales,


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and they needed some time in
the car and find out what
they're doing," said Forbes-
Robinson. "Eddie Cheever
just picked .up a car today. A
lot of teams want to come
down here and see what these

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Tickets for the 44th anniver-
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Billy Moran, Corey Bridges,
Stephen Pate and Cullen Bog-
gus. Suwannee lost the coin
toss and had to kick first.
Hales was up. His kick was
blocked. Columbia took a turn
and their kick hit the pipe. No
score for either team.
Moran put one in and the
Dogs were up by one. Colum-
bia's turn came and their kick
hit the pipe again.
Pate kicked one in to put the
Dogs up by two. Columbia hit
theirs. The Dogs had a 2-1 lead
in the shoot-out.
Bridges put his into the right
comer of the net. Columbia put
theirs in. It all came down to
Cullen Boggus. If he put his
ball in the net, Suwannee would
win. Boggus sent his kick right
up the middle. The Columbia
goalkeeper was not there.
Suwannee won and the team
went crazy. The final score was
3-2.
"It was nice to win the tour-
nament," Johnson said. "But
beating Columbia was the best.
This is the ninth time we have
played Columbia and we final-
ly won."
Three Suwannee players
were named to the All-Touma-
ment team. Salvador Mendoza,
Billy Moran and Matt Yanossy
with Yanossy being named
Tournament MVP.
"Salvador had a wonderful
game," Johnson said. "Andrew
Cundiffand Stephen Pate really
stepped up their play. Matt
made some outstanding saves
against Ft. White and Panama
City."


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Gators in Mallory Swamp offers watercolor class


A large number of dead
alligators found in the Mal-
lory Swamp area in
Lafayette County has the
Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission
(FWC) concerned.
According to Capt. Roy
Brown, area supervisor for
Lafayette County, numerous
alligators have been found
shot and floating along the
North and South Canal
grades and the L.A. Bennett
grade which borders private
lands and the Mallory
Swamp Wildlife Manage-
ment Area.
"We believe these are ran-
dom shootings. No parts are
taken after the animals are
killed," Brown said. "This is
a useless and wasteful crime
that tarnishes the image of
ethical hunters."
In the past year, FWC offi-


cers have arrested six sub-
jects for killing five alliga-
tors in the general area. In
those cases, however, the
suspects were apprehended
with alligators or parts and
thought to be unrelated to
this latest spree, according
to Brown.
"Unfortunately, there are
some dog hunters who may
believe that by killing alli-
gators, the potential threat
to their hunting dogs is
eliminated," Brown said.
However, according to Al-
lan Woodward, FWC biolo-
gist, alligators in north
Florida eat very little during
the fall and winter months
and pose little threat to
dogs.
"When water tempera-
tures drop below 60 degrees,
the gators stop feeding and
become semi-dormant. This


usually occurs in early De-
cember. They can come out
and bask in the sun during a
warm front, but they don't
eat during the winter,"
Woodward explained.
Alligators are a protected
species and are listed as
"Species of Special Con-
cern." It is a third-degree
felony to kill an alligator
and punishable up to a
$5,000 fine and/or five
years imprisonment.
Anyone with knowledge
about what happened to
these alligators can call the
FWC's Wildlife Alert hot-
line toll free at 1-888-404-
3922. Callers can remain
anonymous and are eligible
for a reward of up to $1,000
if the information leads to
an arrest. Reports can also
be made online at
myfwc.com/law/Alert/.


Pottery classes at Stephen



a70ster State Park


Spend Monday nights
working at the potter's
wheel in classes being of-
fered at Stephen Foster Folk
Culture Center State Park,
White Springs, located on
US 41, three miles from 1-75
and nine miles from I-10.
An eight-week class will
provide instruction.in sever-
al methods of working with
clay, including slab, coil,
pinch and wheel-thrown pot-
tery. Classes begin Jan. 9,
2006. and continue through
Feb. 27, 2006.
The classes will be taught
by Jean' Davidoff, master
potter and craft demonstra-
tor at the park's Craft
Square. The evening classes
will be held from 6 to 9 p.m.
and are suitable for both ad-
vanced and beginner stu-
dents.
The cost for the classes is
$125, plus $25 for materials,
which will be paid through-


out the class. Space is limit-
ed and advance registration
is required.
For more information, call
Craft Square at 386-397-
1920 or visit the Web site at
www.stephenfostercso.org
or http://www.stephenfos-
tercso.org/.
WHO: Stephen Foster
Folk Culture Center State
Park, White Springs
WHAT: Eight-week pot-
tery class taught by Jean


Davidoff, master potter and
craft demonstrator
WHEN: Mondays, 6-9
p,m., Jan. 9, 2006-Feb. 27,
2006
WHERE: Craft Square
COST: $125, plus $25
for materials
CONTACT: 386-397-
1920 or visit the Web site at
www.stephenfostercso.org
or http://www.stephenfos-
tercso.org/


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Stephen Foster Folk Cul-
ture Center State Park,
Whites Springs. located on
US 41. three miles from 1-
75 and nine miles from I-
10. is offering a class in
watercolor landscape paint-
ing Saturday. Jan 21, 2006.
The class is designed for
beginner to intermediate
level students and will co\v-
er se eral aspects of paint-
ing ith watercolors. in-
eluding supplies, color the-
ory and techniques such as
w\et into wet and dry brush
Students also will study'
methods for painting trees.
skies, buildings and land-
scapes.
The class \ ill be taught
by \\'all\ Riechert. who


holds a bachelor's degree
in art from Florida State
University Riechert works
in several mediums as an
artist, including oil.
acrNlic, clay. metal and \va-
tercolor. He is an acti\ e
member of the Su.wannee
\alle\ Plein All A lists, the
Live Oak Art Guild. and
the Society of Decoratixe
Painters.
Students are encouraged
to bring a favorite photo of
a landscape they would like
to paint. Each student v.ill
be able to complete at least
one painting that \.ill be
matted and tead\ to frame
The $35 fee includes all
supplies and admission to
the park.


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The class will be held
from 9:30 a m. until 2:30
p.m. Students should bring
lunch with them. The class
is limited to si\ people to
a;low for high[ peisonal-
Ized instruction. Advance
registration is required
Foi more information,
call Craft Square at 386-
397-1920. or visit the Web
site iat \ \ \ .stephenfosterc-
so.org or
http:. i\\'\\.stephenfosterc-
so.ori To lean more
about activities at Stephen
Foster State Park, \isit on-
line at '.\ \\% .FloridaS-
tateParks.org-stephenfoster
or http:/ wv v. floridas-
tatcparks.org. stephenfos-
ter


INFORMATION



WHO: Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State
Park, White Springs

WHAT. class in watercolor landscape painting

taught by Wally Riechert

WHEN: 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21,

2006

WHERE: Craft Square

CosT: $35 fee includes all supplies and admission to
the park

NOTE: class limited to six people, advance
registration required

CONTAw C 386-397-1920, or visit the Website at
www.stephenfostercso.org/ or

http://www.stephenfostercso.org/




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As we trudged up the hill,
Willie told me about his love
for coon hunting and said he
had some sure-enough coon
dogs.
"They ain't nothing' like the
feeling' that comes over you
when you hear your dogs open
up on a hot trail," he said.
He also said his prized fe-
male treeing-Walker coon-
hound had just recently given
birth to a litter of pups and
asked if I wanted to have a look
at them.
Sure," I said.
There were six puppies,
around a month old "saddle-
backs" with lots of distinctive
black "ticks" on their under-
sides. hey didn't have much
white on them, like a lot of
Walkers do, and had only a
touch of brown around their
faces and rears.
Willie said if my wife and I
wanted one, we could take our
pick.
I took him up on the offer.
My lovely wife, Elizabeth,
picked out a pretty female that
took a liking to her immediate-
ly. Dakota, as we named her,


turned out to be a fine coon dog
and a great pet.
Willie had an ulterior motive
besides finding this puppy a
good home. He had found him-
self a new hunting buddy to
share the. coon-hunting tradi-
tion.
Meanwhile, I had made a
good friend, got a great dog and
entered the exciting world of
coon hunting.
If you'd like to try coon hunt-
ing, you may do so with dogs at
night while using a flashlight or
headlamp. On private property,
with written permission from
the landowner, you may hunt
raccoons year-round, but most
sportsmen prefer to hunt them
during the colder months to re-
.duce the dogs' chances of en-
countering snakes or alligators.
You are only allowed to har-
vest raccoons, and opossums
for that matter, using .22 rimfire
firearms (other than .22-mag-
nums) or single-shot .410-
gauge shotguns with shot no
larger than size 6. During the
hunt, all firearms must remain
unloaded except immediately
prior to shooting treed or bayed
raccoons or opossums.
There are no daily or season-


al bag limits on raccoons or
opossums.
All dogs used to pursue rac-
coons or opossums are required
to wear collars or tags which
identify dog owners and their
addresses.
Hunting either species by
"shining" or using lights from
moving vehicles, boats or ani-
mals is against the law. It also is
illegal to transport wild-trapped
live raccoons within, into or
from Florida.
So if you're looking for a
new and exciting hunting op-
portunity, get ahold of a good
coon dog, grab your .22, a
flashlight and a pair of hip.
waders and take to the swamps.
Here's wishing you a happy
New Year and good hunting. If
you can, do like Willie did and
introduce someone new to a
different kind of hunting pass
the tradition on. As always,
have fun, hunt safely, and we'll
see you in the woods!
Tony Young has a
mother/daughter pair of tree-
ing-Walker coonhounds and
plans to keep their bloodline
going. He enjoys hunting with
them, and the dogs make great
pets for his two daughters.


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the Suwannee River Water Manage- of interest. The recording is updated on
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at 386-362-6626 or 800-604-2272 (toll- may also go to SRWMD's Web site at
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Suwaane Democrat holds Christmas party


The Democrat knows how to party. The Suwannee
Democrat staff; along with a few others from Live Oak
Publications' papers, enjoyed a time of fun, games
and food Dec. 23. Sweet treats and tasty finger foods
made up a buffet of food for staff to enjoy. Several


games were played including the game "Whose Body
is it anyway?" where staff matched supervisors' feet
pictures with their hands photos. Advertising clerk
Jackie Tompkins tied in the game with sales represen-
tative Joel Turner. Also among the games was "Who


Wants to Be a $20 Millionaire?" where staff answered
questions about Live Oak Publications papers. Adver-
tising director Monja Robinson proved she was in the
know and walked away $20 richer. After games were
played everyone opened their secret Santa gifts.


HANDS AND FEET GAME: Advertising Clerk Jackie Tompkins tries her hand at the game "Whose "
body is it anyway?" where staff matched supervisors' feet pictures with their hands pictures. READING THE RULES: Siiaincm~,i Don',- Publisher Myia Regan reads staff te rules for
Photo: Vanessa Fultz "Who Wants io Be a $20 Millionaire?" game. Pn,:.l: vrne n. Fujl:


Suwannee Legals
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA.
PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NO.: 05-CP-218

IN RE: ESTATE OF
Herald S. Goodman A/K/Al
Herald Stone


NOTICE


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WESTWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH


920 11th Street S.W., Live Oak

(386)362-112031343-F
-3143-


Division: Pro-


Deceased.

CE TO CREDITORS


The administration of the estate of Herald S.
Goodman A/K/A Herald Stone deceased,
whose date of death was August 6, 2005, is
pending in the Circuit Court for Suwannee
County, Florida, Probate Division, the address
of which is 200 S. Ohio Avenue, Live Oak,
Florida 32064. The names and addresses of
the personal representative and the personal
representative's attorney are set forlh.below.
All creditors of the decedent and other persons
having claims or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this notice is re-
quired to be served must file their claims with
this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 ,'- FT- iR
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF COFi C' F
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.

All other creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands against de-
cedents's estate must file their claims with this
court WITHIN 3 MONTHS.AFTER'THE DATE.
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NO-
TICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE
WILL BE: FOREVER BARRED.-NOTWITH-
STAr jOINGr THE TiT.lE P FRI 1i E iTFORTH
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
January 4, 2006

Attorney for Personal Representative:
/s/John J. Kendron
John J. Kendron
Attorney for Carolyn G. Meeks
Florida Bar No. 0306850
Robinson, Kennon & Kendron, PA.
P.O. Box 1178
Lake City, Florida 32056-1178
Telephone: (386) 755-1334

Personal Representative:
/s/Carolyn G Meeks
Post Office Box 1204
Live Oak, Florida 32064
01/04/06,11


NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of
County Commissioners of Suwannee County,
Florida, on TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2006 at
7:00 P. M., or as soon thereafter as the matter
can be heard, in the CITY COUNCIL MEET-
ING ROOM, LIVE OAK CITY HALL, 101
SOUTHEAST WHITE AVENUE, LIVE OAK,
FLORIDA, intends to consider the enactment
of an ordinance entitled:

SUWANNEE COUNTY ORDINANCE
NO. 2006 -

AN ORDINANCE DECLARING ITTO BETHE
PUBLIC POLICY OF SUWANNEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA, THAT IN ORDER TO SAFE-
GUARD THE LIFE, HEALTH, PROPERTY
AND PUBLIC WELFARE OF ITS CITIZENS,
THE BUSINESS OF CONSTRUCTION AND
HOME IMPROVEMENT IS A MATTER AF-
FECTING THE PUBLIC INTEREST, PROVID-
ING THAT PERSONS AND ENTITIES EN-
GAGED IN THE BUSINESS OF CONTRACT-
ING AS DEFINED HEREIN SHALL BE RE-
QUIRED TO ESTABLISH THEIR COMPE-
TENCY AND QUALIFICATIONS AND BE IS-
SUED A CERTIFICATE TO ENGAGE IN
BUSINESS AS A CONTRACTOR PROHIBIT-
ING ANY PERSON TO ENGAGE IN BUSI-
NESS AS A CONTRACTOR WITHOUT HAV-
ING BEEN DULY CERTIFIED; PROVIDING A
PENALTY FOR THE VIOLATION OF THIS
ORDINANCE; PROVIDING DEFINITIONS OF
THE VARIOUS KINDS AND CLASSIFICA-
TIONS OF CONTRACTORS; PROVIDING
FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SU-
WANNEE COUNTY CONSTRUCTION IN-
D U S -
TRY LICENSING BOARD; AND PROVIDING
FOR ITS MEETINGS, POWERS AND DU-
TIES; PROVIDING FOR THE DISPOSITION
OF FEES, EXPENSES, AND COMPENSA-
TION; PROVIDING FOR THE PROCEDURE
FOR OBTAINING CERTIFICATION; PROVID-
ING FOR RECIPROCITY; PRESCRIBING
PROCEDURE FOR BUSINESS ORGANIZA-
TIONS TO BE CERTIFIED; PROVIDING FOR
RENEWAL OF CERTIFICATE AND RESTO-
RATION; PROVIDING FOR THE IMPOSITION
OF FEES FOR CERTIFICATION, REGISTRA-
TION, AND BIENNIAL RENEWAL; PROVID-
ING FOR ENFORCEMENT; PROVIDING FOR
DISCIPLINARY ACTION; PROVIDING FOR
THE REPEAL OF ORDINANCE NO. 97-18
UPON THIS ORDINANCE BECOMING EF-
FECTIVE, AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE
DATE.


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A copy of this notice and the proposed ordi-
nance shall be available for public inspection
3ui.i.a ir.. i.-.ul .i t.u .r -; r, :.,, ...rI111i r .:il..:n,
of the Clerk of the Board of County Commis-
sioners. Interested parties may appear at the
meeting and be heard with respect to the pro-
posed ordinance.


IF A-PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY
DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD WITH RE-
SPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT
SUCH MEETING, SUCH PERSON WILL
NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS,
. AND FOR SUCH PURPOSE, SUCH PER-
S O0 N
MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM
RECORD OFTHE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE,
WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTI-
M 0
NY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE AP-
PEAL IS TO BE BASED:

BY ORDER of the Board of County Commis-
sioners of Suwannee County, Florida, this
2 0 t h
day of December, 2005.

/s/John G. Woolev
County Coordinator
01/04


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE is hereby given that the City of Live
Oak, Florida will hold a public hearing Tues-
day, January 10, 2006 at 8:00 P. M. inthe City
council meeting room located in the Live Oak
City Hall on the.second and final reading of
O r
finance No. 1116.

ORDINANCE NO. 111

AN ORDINANCE REQUIRING BIDS ON
CONTRACTS FOR PURCHASES EXCEED-
ING $25,000.00; PROVIDING FOR ADVER-
TISEMENT FOR BIDS; AND REQUIRING
AWARD OF BIDS TO LOWEST RESPONSI-
BLE BIDDER.

At the aforementioned public hearing, all inter-
ested parties may appear and be heard with
respect to the above mentioned matter.

If a person decides to appeal the decision'
made at the above referenced public hearing,
he will heed a record of the proceedings and
that for such purpose, they may ensure that a
verbatim record of.the proceedings is made.

ATTEST:
William J. McCullers
City Clerk

Councilman Don Boyette
President of the Live Oak City Council
12/28/05, 01/04/06

NOTICE OF
SECOND PUBLIC HEARING
AND STATEMENT OF PROPOSED
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
BLOCK GRANT ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

The City of Live Oak is applying to the Florida
Department of Community Affairs for a grant
under the economic development category in
the amount of $700,000 under the Small Cities
Community Development Block Grant Pro-
gram. For each activity that is proposed, at
least 70% of the funds must be for activities
that benefit low- and moderate-income per-
sons.

The cost and percentage of low- and moder-
ate-income persons benefiting from each proj-,
ect activity is as follows. The cost for the Wa-
t e r
Facilities is $644,000 with 52.38% low- and
moderate-income persons benefiting from this
activity. The cost for the administration activity
is $56,000. The total Community Development
Block Grant cost for this project is $700,000
with at least 52.38% low- and moderate-in-
come persons benefiting from this project.

The plan to minimize displacement of persons
as a result of planned Community Develop-
ment Block Grant funded activities is to devel-
op a Community Development Block Grant
project which will not cause displacement of
persons. The proposed Fiscal Year 2005 Com-
munity Development Block Grant project will
not permanently displace any persons.

If for any reason persons are permanently dis-
placed as a result of Community Development
Block Grant funded activities, assistance will
be provided to displaced persons as required
under 24 Code of Federal Regulations 42,
United States Department of Housing and Ur-
ban Development regulations that implement
the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real
Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970.

A Statement of the proposed Fiscal Year 2005
Community Development Block Grant project
application is as follows:

The Community Development Block Grant
project is an Economic Development program.
The applying local government will undertake
infrastructure improvements consisting of Wa-
ter Improvements along U.S. Highway 129
North. The improvements will enable Lowe's
Home Centers, a private business, to locate its


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operation in the City and to create 21 new jobs
with 11 of the jobs being for low- to moderate-
income persons:The total cost of the project is
estimated at $700,000 and 52.38% percent of
the project beneficiaries will be low- to moder-
ate-income persons.

A public hearing to provide citizens an oppor-
t u
nity to comment on the application will be held
in the City Council Meeting Room, City Hall lo-
cated at 101 Southeast White Avenue, Live
Oak, Florida on January 10, 2006 at 7:30 p.m.
or as soon thereafter as the matter can be
heard; A summary of the application is availa-
ble for review'at City Hall located at 101 South-
east White Avenue, Live Oak, Florida, tele-
phone number(386) 362-2276.

The public hearing is being conducted in a
handicapped accessible location. Any handi-
capped person requiring an interpreter for the
hearing impaired or the visually impaired
should contact Shannon Court'at least five pal-
endar days prior to the public hearing'and an
interpreter will be provided. Any nonEnglish
speaking person wishing to attend the public
Shearing should contact Shannon Court at least
five calendar days prior to the public hearing
and a language interpreter will be provided.
Any handicapped person; requiring special ac-
commodation at this meeting should contact
Shannon Court at least five calendar days pri-
o r
to the public hearing. To access a Telecommu-
nication Device for Deaf (TDD) please call
(386) 362-2276.

The following disclosures have been made
p u r -
suant to Section 102 of the HUD Reform Act of
1989. The disclosures are available at City Hall
located at 101 Southeast White Avenue, Live
Oak, Florida, telephone number (386) 362-
2276. These disclosures will be available on
and after January 10, 2006 and shall continue
to be available for a minimum period of five
years.
1. Other government (federal, state, and local)
assistance to the project in the form of a gift,
grant, loan, guarantee, insurance payment, re-
bate, subsidy, credit tax benefit, or any other
form of direct or indirect benefit by source and
amount;

2. The identities and pecuniary interests of all
developers, contractors, ;or consultants in-
volved in the application for assistance or in
the planning or development of the project or
activity;

3. The identities and pecuniary interests of any
other persons with a pecuniary interest ih the
project that can reasonably be expected to ex-
ceed $50,000 or 10% of the grant request
(whichever is lower);

4. For those developers, contractors, consul-
tants, property owners, or others listed in two
(2) or three (3) above which are corporations,
or other entities, the identification and pecuni-
ary interests by corporation or entity of each
o f
ficer, director, principal stockholder, or other of-
ficial of the entity;

5. The expected sources of all funds to be pro-
vided to the project by each of the providers of
those funds and the amount provided; and

6. The expected uses of all funds by activity
and amount.

A FAIR HOUSING/EQUAL
OPPORTUNITY/HANDICAP ACCESS JURIS-
DICTION
01/04


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE is hereby given that the City of Live
Oak, Florida will hold a public hearing Tues-
day, January 10, 2006 at 8:00 P. M. in the City
council meeting room located in the Live Oak
City Hall on the second and final reading of Or-
dinance No. 1113.

ORDINANCE NO. 111

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 2-92
OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE
CITY OF LIVE OAK, FLORIDA TO PROVIDE
FOR PAYMENT OF LEGAL EXPENSES OF
CITY OFFICERS OR'EMPLOYEES

At the aforementioned public hearing, all inter-
ested parties may appear and be heard with
respect to the above mentioned matter.

If a person decides to appeal the decision
made at the above referenced public hearing,
he will need a record of the proceedings and
that for such purpose, they may ensure that a
verbatim record of the proceedings is made.

ATTEST:
William J. McCullers
City Clerk

Councilman Don Boyette
President of the Live Oak City Council
12/28/05, 01/04/06


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What's in the Report?
Most reports begin with an
overview of the community's
drinking water system. Follow-
ing the overview is an explana-
tion of the abbreviations used in
the report. The most important
ones to understand are MCL, or
Maximum Contaminant Level,
which is the maximum level at
which a contaminant can be pre-
sent in the water according to
EPA or state standards. Also im-
portant is the unit of measure-
ment used in the local commu-
nity. Some communities use
milligrams per liter (mg/L) or
"parts per million" (ppm), while
others may use micrograms per
liter (ug/L) or "parts per billion"
(ppb). When comparing detect-
ed contaminant levels against
federal standards, make sure
that the units of measurement in
your utility's report are consis-
tent with those used in the EPA
standards. (Note: 1 ppm equals
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list of the conta- :
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were detected
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nity's tap water
supply. When
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the left with the ...
contaminant ''
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taminant name
would be the
unit of mea-
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To interpret this information,
simply take the amount of the
contaminant that was detected in
the water supply and compare it
to the MCL (although you may
see some contaminants for
which no MCL has been estab-
lished). Most community water
supplies have very good water
quality and few contain contam-
inants at a level that exceeds the
MCL. However, some people,
such as individuals with com-
'promised immune sa stenms, may
be more vulnerable than the
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filter media such as carbon or
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This Month!
Through Jan. 28, 2006
Driver's license and vehicle inspection
checkpoints scheduled
The Florida Highway Patrol will conduct driver's license
and vehicle inspection checkpoints through Jan. 28, 2006 on
Brown Road, CR 252, CR 252-A, CR 252-B, CR 25-A, SR
47, SR 341, US 441, US 41, CR 245, CR 238, CR 135, Turner
Road, SR 100, Trotter's Road, Fairfield Farms Road, CR 250,
CR 349, SR 247 and SR 25 in Columbia County; CR 132, CR
136, CR 136-A, CR 137, CR 249, CR 250, CR 252, CR 349,
CR 49, CR 795, SR 20, SR 247, SR 10, SR 51, US 129 and
Mitchell Road in Suwannee County; and CR 136, CR 152, CR
143, CR 249, CR 137, CR 251, CR 146, CR 135, CR 141, CR
150, CR 145 and US 41, SR 6, SR 25 in Hamilton County.
Recognizing the danger presented to the public by defective
vehicle equipment, troopers will concentrate their efforts on
vehicles being operated with defects such as bad brakes, worn
tires and defective lighting equipment. In addition, attention
will be directed to drivers who would violate the driver li-
cense laws of Florida. The Patrol has found these checkpoints
to be an effective means of enforcing the equipment and dri-
ver's license laws of Florida while ensuring the protection of
all motorists.

Saturday
Dec. 31
White Lake Yacht and Dinner Club New
Year's Eve Gala
Come celebrate and be a part of the first."New Years Eve
Gala" at Camp Weed and Cerveny Conference Center. Never
before have we:offered an opportunity like this, to gather to-
gether, feast, revel and enjoy an evening of music with danc-
ing. Cocktail hour from 7-8 p.m., with complimentary hors d'
oeuvres and music by Ken and Tammy Michal. Promptly at 8
p.m. the buffet will open for a culinary experience unsur-
passed in the area including desserts made to order, by our
own Chef Charles. After dinner, dance the night al~l i\ th
Ron and Maggie'Chiarenza and at midnight, \ la !\ e broad-
cast, watch the ball drop from Times Square to bring in 2006.
As always, BYOB and Champagne of course! Reservations
only call 386-364-5250 for more information.

VOLUNTEER NOW!
Volunteer for AARP Tax-Aide Program
AARP Tax-Aide program needs volunteers now to provide
quality service helping taxpayers with low or middle-income
with their tax returns. Info: Jack Wilson, 386-963-5023 or Jim
Earle, 386-755-7161 or 888-687-8877.

Child Care Food Program available
Suwannee. Valley Conununiiir Coordinated Child Care. Inc.
(Su~'%arinee \alle\ 4C-i announces its participation ifhe U.S:
Department ofAgriculture (ULSDA) Child Care Food Picigram.
.Meals will be available at no separate charge to enrolled chil-
dren. Parents/guardians of eligible children must complete an
application, available at Centers: The Learning Center, Law-
ton's Place, Azalea Park or Jasper Early Head Start, located in
Lake City, Live Oak, Mayo, Jasper, Jennings,; Ft. White or
Branford. Info/applications/income guidelines: 386-754-2222.

NFCC 'offers
RN classes
North Florida Community College offers RN Program be-
ginning Jan. 3, 2006 on the Madison campus; Info: NFCC Di-
rector of RN Program Nita Fico, 850-973-9489 or e-mail fi-
con@nfcc.edu.

NFCC Spring Term registration
North Florida Community College (NFCC) registration
Spring Term runs until Friday, Dec. 16, and again'Jan. 3-4,
2006. Classes begin Jan. 5, 2006. On-line classes available.
Course lineup includes degree and technical courses in Madi-
son and at off-campus sites in Hamilton, Suwannee, Jefferson
and. Taylor counties. Late registration ends Jan. 11, 2006. Info:
850-973-1622 or www.nfcc.edu.

Senior Citizens schedule tours
Live Oak Senior Citizens schedule escorted tours to; Jan.
20, 2006-Roy Clark, Peabody Auditorium, Daytona Beach;
Jan. 27, Gaither Homecoming Concert 10th Anniversary, Vet-
erans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville; Feb. 18, 2006 "Hank and,
My Honky Tonk Heroes," Alhambra Dinner Theatre, Jack-
sonville; Feb. 27, 2006-Patti Page, Youkey Theater at Lake-
land Center, Lakeland; March 14-16, 2006-Tutankhamun &
the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, Ft. Lauderdale; May 4-7,
2006, I Love New York-tour; Sept. 1-11, 2006-Hawaiian Ad- .
venture-cruise. Costs and deadlines for payment vary for each
trip. The group meets the first Monday, 10:30 a.m., Extension
Building II, Agriculture Center. Visitors welcome. Info: Lula
Herring, 386-364-1510.


Wednesday
Jan. 4
NFCC will conduct College Placement
Tests (CPT)
North Florida Community College (NFCC); College Place-
ment Tests (CPT); Thursday, Jan.4, 1:30 p.m.; NFCC Testing
Center, Building No. 16, Madison campus; Photo ID.
Info/pre-registration: 850-973-9451.

Thursday


Jan. 5
NFCC will conduct College Placement
Tests (CPT)
North Florida Community College (NFCC); College Place-
ment Tests (CPT); Thursday, Jan. 5, 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.;
NFCC Testing Center, Building No. 16, Madison campus;
Photo ID. Info/pre-registration: 850-973-9451.


Thursday
Jan. 5, 2006
American Red Cross Infant and Child
CPR and First Aid class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Infant and Child
CPR and First Aid class; 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 5, 2006; 264
NE Hernando Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.

Monday
Jan. 9
NFCC will conduct TABE (Test of Adult
Basic Education)
North Florida Community College (NFCC); TABE (Test of
Adult Basic Education) test; 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 9; NFCC
Testing Center, Building 16, Madison campus; Photo ID.
Info/pre-registration: 850-973-9451.

Monday
Jan. 9, 2006
American Red Cross Fundamentals of In-
structor Training class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Fundamentals of
Instructor Training class; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday, Jan. 9, 2006;
264 NE Hernando Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info:, 386-752-
0650.

Jan. 9, 2006-Feb. 27, 2006
Pottery classes at Stephen Foster State
Park
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, White
Springs will conduct an eight-week pottery class taught by
Jean Davidoff, master potter and craft demonstrator, Mondays,
6-9 p.m., Jan.,9, 2006-Feb. 27, 2006 in Craft Square; Cost:.
$125, plis $25 for materials; Note: advance registration re-
quired; Info/registration: 386-397-1920 or visit the Web site at
www.stephenfostercso.org or.
http. 'vv..stephentfostercso.org .

Tuesday
Jan. 10, 2006
Government contracting workshop for.
Suwannee/Lafayette Counties
Business Enterprise Center (BEC) will conduct a govern-
ment contracting workshop for Siu% annee and Lafayette
Counties at no charge from 9:30-11.30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 10,
2006 at Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc., 11350
100th Street, Live Oak, in the Operations Building, behind the
gate. Park in % vacant lot east of the headquarters building.,
Please RSVP at 38to-361-66100 or x16 S. Ohio Ave., Chamber
or Commerce. Live Oak. FL 32064., "'

Tuesday
Jan. 10,2.006 ,
Government contracting workshop for
Suwannee/Lafayette Counties
Business Enterprise Center (BEC) will conduct a govern-,
ment contracting workshop for Madison and Hamilton Coun-
ties at no charge from 1:30-3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2006
at Madison County Extension Office, 902 College Drive,
Madison, off US 90, NFCC main entrance. Please RSVP at
386-638-9939 or 12160 SE CR 137, Industrial Park, Jasper,
FL 32052.

Tuesday
Jan. 10
NFCC will conduct TABE (Test of Adult
Basic Education)
North Florida Community College; TABE (Test of Adult
Basic Education) tests; 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 10; NFCC
Testing Center, Building. 16, Madison campus; Photo ID.
Info/Registration: 850-973-9451.

Jan. 11, 2006
American Red Cross Instructor Training
class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Instructor train-
ing class; 9 a.m.-5.p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006; 264 NE
Hernando Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.

Jan. 11, 2006
VA Volunteer ..
Driver Orientation
Department of Veterans Affairs will sponsor a Volunteer
Driver Orientation at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006 at
Fleet Reserve Association, Branch 91, 5391 Collins Road,
Jacksonville; Note: bring drivers license and proof of personal
auto insurance to the meeting; Info: Ron Joyner, toll-free at
800-308-8387, ext. 2135.

Jan. 11, 2006
Suwannee County School Board meetings
Suwannee County School Board will meet at 1 p.m. for a
workshop session and again at 4 p.m. for a special meeting,
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006 in the school board meeting room,
702 Second St., NW, Live Oak. Workshop session will include
policy revisions, secondary scheduling, curriculum mapping.
and personnel issues; Special meeting will include private ex-
pulsion hearings and personnel hearings; Info: 386-364-2604.


Jan. 12
NFCC will conduct College Placement
Tests (CPT)
North Florida Community College (NFCC); College Place-
ment Tests (CPT); Thursday, Jan.12, 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.;
NFCC Testing Center, Building No. 16, Madison campus; Pho-
to ID. Info/pre-registration: 850-973-9451.


Jan. 12, 2006
Glenn Miller Orchestra swings at NFCC
NFCC 2005-2006 Artist Series presents World.Famous
Glenn Miller Orchestra concert at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, -
2006 at Van H. Priest Auditorium on the canipus of North ,
Florida Community College in Madison; Cost: $1.1. for adults;, .: :
$6 for children; Info/tickets: 850-973-1653 or e-mail Artist- ; :
Series@nfcc.edu: :- :

Jan. 12, 2006:---:
American Red Cross Instructor Training
class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Instructor train-
ing class; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006; 264 NE
Hernando Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.

Jan. 13, 2006 ,
American Red Cross Instructor Training
class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Instructor training
class; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 13, 2006; 264 NE Hernando':. :
Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.

Jan; 13, 2006 ..
White Lake Yacht and Dinner Club
White Lake Yacht and Dinner Club: fine dining with art
and entertainment; Friday, Jan. 13;,2006; meal served by lb-,
cal service club-gratuity paid to service club; 6-7 p.m. cock-
tail hour- BYOB; 7-9. pm. meal and entertainment; the dress-i
coat and tie for the gentlemen;, reservations only-call 386-
364-5250.

Entry deadline Jan. 14, 2006,
4th Annual Miss Georgia Cotton State
Scholarship Pageant
Fourth Annual Miss Georgia Cotton State Scholarship
Pageant will be held Saturday. Jan. 28, 2006 at Tift Theatre in
Tifton, Ga. Note: entry deadline Jan. 14, 2006: Di\ visions:
Baby Miss-ages 6-23 months, TeenyMiss-ages 2 to 3. Tiny
Miss-ages 4 to 6, Little Miss-ages 7-9, Junior Nliss-ages 10 to ;-. :.
12, Teen Miss-ages 13 to, 16 and Miss-ages 17 to 23. Info:
229-388-8008 before 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 229-
386-5567 after 5 p.m. or e-mail.
maryiff'chickaush ofgeorgia.com. ;

Jan. 14,2006 .
Stephen Foster State Park offers
painting class
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park,. White
Springs. offers class in one-stroke painting taught by Linda
Ruiel'ftrmn 10 a.rm; untill noon, Saturd;ir:4. YT% .6 in
Craft Square; Cost; $25 includes all neasa, m supj, and
entrance to the park; Note: advance registration required:
Info/registration: 386-397-1920 or visit on-line at
ww" .StephenFosterCSO.org or http: w\\ \\.stephenfosterc-
so.org/..

Jan. 14-15, 2006;,. ::.
20th Manatee festival
Citrus County Chamber of Commerce, the City of Crystal,
River and the Rotary Club of Crystal River will-sponsor 20th
Manatee Festival Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 14-15 on Citrus Av-
eai e in downtown Crystal River; with continuous live enter-. ,
tairiment both days, Fine Arts Show sponsored by St. Peters- :
burg Times, 150 crafters, "Sounds Like Buffet to Me" con-
test, boat trips out to view manatees, 25 food vendors and '
much more; Cost: $2 per adult; Info:,800-587-6667,
www.VisitCitrus.com or http://www.VisitCitrus.com...:

Jan. 14-15, 2006
Georgia Horse Fair
Georgia Horse Council would like to invite everyone to the
Georgia Horse Fair, Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 14-15, 2006 at
Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, Ga. On tap this year
Charmayne James of Texas, Ken McNabb of Wyoming, Stacy
Westfall of Ohio, Jeremy Driver of Tennessee and Eric Homer
of Kentucky. Seminars, vendors, cowboy church, and much
more.

.Jan. 17, 2006
American Red Cross Adult CPR class in
Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Adult CPR class; ;--.- i:,!
6-9 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2006; 264 NE Hernando Ave.,
Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.

Jan. 17
NFCC will conduct TABE (Test of
Adult Basic Education)
North Florida Community College; TABE (Test of Adult Ba-
sic Education) tests; 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17; NFCC Test-
ing Center, Building 16, Madison campus; Photo ID.
Info/Registration: 850-973-9451.
Jan. 17-18
NFCC will conduct GED tests
North Florida Community College (NFCC); GED tests; 6
p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 17-18, NFCC Technical
Center; Madison campus; Photo ID required; preparation .
courses free; fee for test; Info/pre-registration: 850-973-1629.

Thru Jan. 18, 2006
Popular John Moran photography exhib-
it to remain at Florida Museum in


Gainesville
The Florida Museum of Natural History will extend the
display of John Moran's "Journal of Light: A Photographer's
Search for the Soul of Florida" traveling exhibit until Jan. 18.
The popular exhibit features more than 50 color photographs
of Florida wildlife and environments with an emphasis on
Florida waters. Info: 352-846-2000, www.flmnh.ufl.edu.

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A JOY filled New Year


By Pam Campbell
Here we are in another brand new year, 2006! Will
this be a year filled with God's wonderful JOY?
According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the
word JOY means "the emotion evoked by well-be-
ing, success, or good fortune or by the prospect of,
possessing what one desires: Delight, the expression
or exhibition of such emotion, a state of happiness or
felicity: bliss a source or cause of delight."'
SJoy basically means we are content and happy and
others can see the wonderful emotion in us, called
joy. Now, I know all of us desire to be content and
happy in our lives. Joy sounds like what everyone in
the world needs. In the Bible we read about that joy


in Isaiah 55:12 "For ye shall go out with joy, and be
lead forth with peace: the mountains and the hills
shall break forth before you into singing, and all the
trees of the field shall clap their hands."
As you are going into this new year, do you feel the
joy of the Lord? Are you singing, are you full of joy?
You can be filled with abundant joy throughout the
year, whatever your circumstances in life may be if
you learn to really trust in God. I know many people
worry about what the new year may hold for them
and their loved ones. Others may be looking in great
anticipation for some great event planned in this
coming year. All of us who are alive today have been
blessed with a new year!


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and joy as we allow Him to lead us. He says "Be of
good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart, all
ye that hope in the Lord." Psalms 31:24.
Will we allow God to give us a Joy-filled year and
be full of His courage and put our hope in the Lord
this year? Or will we allow the enemy and circum-
stances in our lives to rob us of God's hope, and His
wonderful joy? What we do with this year is up to us.
Will we follow our own path, someone else's path or
God's path? We find clear direction in Proverbs 3:6
."In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall di-
rect thy paths."
This is a time when people make so-called New
Year's Resolutions and make lots of promises they
will probably not keep. You know, things like loosing
weight, exercising every day, making lots of money,
paying off all their bills, never complaining, stopping
some bad habit and so many more. Now, there is
nothing wrong with trying to improve oneself. As a
matter fact, that is a good thing. The problem is that
most people do not keep their New Year's Resolu-
tions very long.
A much better way to head into, the new year, one
that will bring about a very blessed year filled with
joy, is to pray for God to lead you in His paths. Ask
God to show you what He would like you to change,
what He, would have you to do, and how He would
have you to live during 2006. God says in Psalms
32:8 "I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way
which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with Mine
eye."
The more time you take to talk to God, the more
you will understand all the good things that He has
planned' fcr you and ) our'fimily. The best thing you
can promise to do this year is to read God's word
more,- because it really is God speaking to you, and
especially to get alone with the Lord. and pray. Prayer
truly is the key to heaven, and God truly does answer
prayer. "He shall call upon me, and I will answer
Him" Psalms 91:15.
When you take time to talk to God, He really is lis-
tening to you and He hopes you will take time to be
still before Him and listen for His still small voice to
speak to you. Take some time to tell Him you love
him, thank Him for what you do have, the blessings
that are in your life. When we are thankful for what
we have, Gdd will bless us with more blessings.
"Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee
great and mighty things, which thou knowest not."
Jeremiah 33:3
You see, God wants to answer your prayers, He
wants to meet your needs. He really cares about you
and your family. He wants to make your life a JOY-
filled life. I pray that 2006 will be a year for you to
experience the wonderful Joy of the Lord in your
life!


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AUNT PAM'S KIDS CORNER


A JOYFILLED NEW YEAR
By Aunt Pam
Can you kids believe that it is a new year already? Wow!
2006! I bet you are wondering what this year will be like,
what all you will get to do, how you will do in school,
where you might get to go on a trip, what you will get for
your next birthday. Maybe you worry about what might
happen to you or someone that you care about. You might
wonder what it will be like to be a year older. A new year is
a blessing from God.
Did you know that you can live a JOY filled life? Joy
means to be happy and content. As you are going into this
new year do you feel that joy of the Lord, are you full of
joy? You can be filled with lots of joy throughout the year,
no matter what might happen, if you learn to really trust in
God. What we do with this year is up to us. Will we follow
our own path, someone else's or God's path? We find the
answer in the Bible in Proverbs 3:6 "In all thy ways ac-
knowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths." That means
in everything you do, be sure to ask God to guide you and
He will.
Have you ever heard people making New Year's Resolu-
tion? and lots of promises they will probably not keep?
Maybe you have even made some. You know, things like
never complaining, making good grades in school, helping
more around your house, stopping some bad habit and so
many more. Now, all of those are good things to try to do,
but the problem is most of the time people forget to keep on




The pearl is such an awesome gem, it doesn't sparkle,
or shine, or glimmer.
S:But inside the oyster's shell of life, it bakes,
and grows, and simmers.
Funny don't you know, how from sand, a pearl can come.
As the oyster suffers inside his ugly shell,
the one he calls his home.
He tries to cover up the pain, as a substance he promotes.
And from suffering comes a beautiful pearl,
because this the Master spoke.
Jesus is our suffering Savior, somewhat related to a pearl.
The only precious stone made through suffering,
the only one in the world.
The earl is spoken of in the Bible, in many different sections.
And is used to give believers a true,and wise direction.
The kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchantman,
seeking goodly pearls.
When he found the pearl of great price,
he sold all his riches of this world.
Give not that which is holy unto the dogs,
neither cast your pearls before swine.
Walk always on the path God gives, the straight and narrow one.
Oh, the gates of heaven, what every saved soul longs to see.
Every gate was of one pearl, made by God for you and me..
A few Godly words of wisdom, to guide each growing path.
The words in Jeremiah 6:16 seem to say it by far the best:
Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where.
is the good way,
And walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls.
Thank You Lord.
Kathy Wilson


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doing them.
A much better way for you to go into the new year, a way
that will bless your year with joy, is to pray for Gdd to lead
you in His paths. Ask God to show you what He wants you
to do in 2006. God wants to show you how you can have a
Joy filled new year. Take time to talk to God, then you will
understand all the good things that He has planned for you
and your family. The best thing you can promise to do this
year is to read God's word, the Bible, or have someone read


it to you. It really is God speaking to you. The tible tells us
that we can all talk to God no matter how old we are. "He
shall call upon me, and I will answer him." Psalms 91:15
You see God wants to answer your prayers. He wants to
be your best friend and help you always. He really cares
about you and your family. He wants to make your life a
JOY filled life.
I pray that 2006 will be a JOY filled year for all of you
kids!


Year-end Reflections and

New Year's Resolutions
This is a good time of year to slow down and reflect on what we have
accomplished this year, and what we want to accomplish next year. Have we made the
progress
\ e desire at work or school? Have our
relationships improved, and what sort of
attention do they need next year? Have we
progressed spiritually this past year? One simple
S\\ay to help answer these questions is to ask
ourselves if we feel closer to God
S 0 FO .R than we did a year ago. What might
S06 o we do during the upcoming year to
Insure that we will be closer to God
at the end of next year? Having a
spiritual plan might sound
cold and sterile, but in the absence
q of one, most people's good intentions
come to nothing. Reflecting on where
we would like to be a year from now
is a good start, but then we will also
o need to think about how to get there. Keeping a
notebook and writing down our reflections and
resolutions is a good way to keep track. We can
A man's mind then ritee some short-, medium- and long-range
plans his way, but goals \\ which will help us get there. Having
the Lord directs a i written plan and tracking-our. progress
his steps, in \\ writing on a daily or weekly basis
wouldd also be helpful. We should keep in mind
R.S.V. Proverbs 16:9 that most great'projects start with small,
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Jan. 18-19, 2006
LCCC to host Columbia County Sci-
ence and Engineering Fair
Lake City Community College will host Columbia Coun-
ty Science and Engineering Fair Wednesday-Thursday, Jan.
18-19, 2006 at Howard Gymnasium on LCCC campus,
Lake City; entries from elementary, middle and high school
students; regional competition Feb. 22-23, 2006 in Lake
City, state competition April 20, 2006 in Orlando and inter-
national competition May 7-13, 2006 in Indianapolis, Ind.;
Info: Charleen Kelley at Columbia High School, 386-755-
8080, Renae Allen at Union County High School, 386-496-
4811 or Cheryl Boice at LCCC, 386-754-4251.

Jan. 19
NFCC will conduct College Placement
Tests (CPT)
North Florida Community College (NFCC); College
Placement Tests (CPT); Thursday, Jan.19, 8:30 a.m..and
1:30 p.m.; NFCC Testing Center, Building No. 16, Madi-
son campus; Photo ID. Info/pre-registratior: 850-973-9451.


Jan. 21, 2006
American Red Cross Infant/Child/Adult
CPR and First Aid class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Infant/Child/Adult
CPR and First Aid class; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21, 2006;
264 NE Hemando Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.


sic Educaton)
North Florida Community College (NFCC); TABE (Test of"
Adult Basic Education) test; 6p.m., Monday, Jan. 23; NFCC Test-
ing Center, Building 16, Madison campus; Photo ID. Info/pre-reg-
istration: 850-973-9451.

Jan. 24, 2006
Suwannee County School Board meeting
Suwannee County School Board will meet at 2:30 p.m. for a work-
shop session and again at 6 p.m. for a regular meeting, Tuesday, Jan.
24, 2006 in the school board meeting room, 702 Second St., NW,
Live Oak. Workshop session will include growth management,
elimination of paperwork requirements, curriculum issues and per-
sonnel issues. Info: 386-364-2604.


Jan. 19, 2006 Jan. 24
American Red Cross Infant and Child NFCC will conduct TABE (Test of Adult Ba-


Jan. 26, 2006
American Red Cross First Aid class in
Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; First Aid class; 6-
9 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26, 2006; 264 NE Hemando Ave., Suite
102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.


Florida Museum in Gainesville
Florida Museum will host the traveling exhibition "Glow:
Living Lights" Jan. 28-May 29, 2006. An interactive journey
into the lives of creatures that glow in the dark. Rare pho-
tographs and film footage, research-related artifacts, live and
preserved specimens.and hands-on activities in a 5,000-square-
foot exhibit. Info: 352-846-2000, www.flmnh.ufl.edu.

Jan. 30
NFCC will conduct TABE (Test of Adult
Basic Education)
North Florida Community College (NFCC); TABE (Test of
Adult.Basic Education) test; 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 30; NFCC
Testing.Center, Building 16, Madison campus; Photo ID.
Info/pre-registration: 850-973-9451.


CPR and First Aid class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Infant and
Child CPR and.First Aid class; 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Jan: 19,
2006; 264 NEiHernando Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info:
386-752-0650.

Jan. 21, 2006
Stephen Foster State Park offers
watercolor class
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, White
Springs will offer class in watercolor landscape painting
taught by Wally Riechert from: 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.,
Saturday, Jan. 21, 2006 in Craft Square; Cost: $35 fee in-.,
cludes all supplies and admission tothe park;. Note: class
limited to six people, advance registration required;
Info/registration: 386-397-1920, or visit the Web site at'
www.stephenfostercso.org or
http://www.stephenfostercso.org/


sic Education)
North Florida Community College; TABE (Test of Adult Basic
Education) tests; '1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24; NTCC Testing Cen-
ter/ Building 16, Madison campus; Photo ID. Info/Registration:
850-973-9451.

Jan. 24, 2006
American Red Cross Adult CPR class in
Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee VYales Adull CPR class; 6-9
p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006; 264 NE Hemando Ave., Suite 102,
Lake City. Info: 38,6-752-t60.' .

Jan. 26 '
NFCC will conduct College Placement Tests
(CPT) .
North Florida Community Col legie (NFCC); College Placement
Tests iCPT)i Thursday, Jan.26, 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; NFCC ,
Testing Center, Building No. 16, Madison campus; Photo ID.
.Info/pre-registration: 850-973-945,1.


Jan. 31
NFCC will conduct TABE (Test of Adult
Basic Education)
North Florida Commufiity College; TABE (Test of Adult Ba-
sic Education) tests; 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan, 31; NFCC Test-
ing Center, Building 16, Madison campus; Photo ID. Info/Reg-
istration: 850-973-9451.

Jan. 31, 2006
American Red Cross AED Essentials class
in Lake City,
SAmerican Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; AED Essentials
class; 6-8.p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 31,:2006; 264 NE Henando
Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info- 3S6--52-0650.


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Allen Boyd (D-North Florida) Staff Branford third Wednesday; Town Hall,
Council Chambers, Branford; 1 -2 30 p m., trained staff visits to assist constituents;
Info: 202-225-5235, www.house.gov/boyd/.
illen Bold iD-North Florida) Staff- Live Oak,- Lhird Wedne-'d.. City Coun-
cil Chambers, City Hall, 101 SE WhiteAve., Live Oak; 9:30- 11. 311 j m., awred suffi
visits to assist constituents; Info 202-225-5235. \v.. house g:,. bC.,d ,
Alzheimer's Support Group third Thursday (except December) at 3:30 p.m.;
Good Samaritan Center, DLv.ling Parl. Inf:. An ie' Paarlbere. 3S6-658-5594.
American Legion Post 107 firis Thurva.j. no.o.n-" p m r.c v'post home, 10726
142nd St., east of US 129; Info: Ron Slater, commander, 386-208-8073 or Richard
Buffington, adjutant, 386-364-5985.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 107 tirit Sarurdaj. 10-1 a.m.; Suwannee
Elementary School, next to the track on PFne' od. I. L. e Oia. [nfrP Pji Mlcauchlir
386-362-3524 or TanyaLees 386-364-8331. .
American Legion Post 132 second Tuesdj,. p m \Wllb,:.m ri .i. in,. L .dge,'
on CR 137, downtown Wellborn; Info: Gerald MIckean. 38r6-'.t .5W911
Branford Camera Club- durd Thrida:,. 7:30p m Bran.f.rd Lit.r-ir, iri.:. Car-
olyns Hogue, 386-935-2044.
Cub Scout Pack No. 408 Committee cc,:.nd Tue-dj:, 6:30 p.m.; Live Oak
Church of Christ, 1497 Irvin Ave. SR 51 South; Info: 386-362-3032,
commchair@p ck408.net, www.pack408.net; Tiger, Wolf, Bears and Webelos
dens (grades one five) every Thursday; at the church; 6:30-8 p.m.; Aug.-May;
Pack meeting fourth Thursday; at the church; 6:30-8 p.m., Aug.-Mskits and fun.
Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 126 second Thursday; 6 p.m.; 226
Parshley St, S.W, Live Oak; Info: 386-362-1701.
Dowling Park Volunteers first Saturday; 1100 hours (11 a.m.); training each fol-
lowing Saturday at 1100 (11 a.m.); 22992 CR 250, Live Oak.
Florida Gateway Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Asso-
ciation second Thursday; 6 p.m.; locations change; Info: Sandy Harrison at 386-
754-0434 or 386-752:-0516.
Friends of Suwanpee River State Park second Tuesday; 7 p.m, board meet-
ing; Suwannee River State Park, US 90 West, Live Oak; Next event: 11-mile hike on
Big Oak Trail; meet at ranger station parking lot at 8:45 a.m., Sunday, Jan.'1, 2006;
bring bag lunch and water; $4 per carload park admission fee; Info: Membership
Chair Walter Schoenfelder 850-971-5354, wbs@surfbest.net.
Girl Scout Leaders, Girl Scouts of Gateway Council first Monday; 7 p.m.;
Woman's Club, Eleventh Street, Live Oak; Info: Mary Check-Cason, 386-362-4475.
Hamilton County Governmental, Bellville Volunteer Fire/Rescue executive
board second Monday, 7 p.m.
Hamilton County Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Coalition fourth
Wednesday; 9:30-11 a.m., Hamilton County School Board meeting room, JRE Lee
Administrative Complex, Jasper; Info: Grace McDonald, 386-938-4911, mcdon-
aldgl@alltel.net
Hamilton County Board of Commissioners first Tuesday, 9 a.m., and third
Tuesday at 6 p.m., County Commissioners' Board Room, courthouse, Jasper.
Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce, Inc. first Thursday; 6 p.m.; 204 N.
Hatley St., Jasper; Info: 386-792-1300.
Hamilton County Council on Aging, Inc. needs volunteer drivers; home-deliv-
ered meals program; Info: Kanoye Capps; 1509 S.W. First Street, Jasper, 386-792-
1136.
Hamilton County Development Authority second Thursday; 7 p.m., at 204 NE
1st St., Sandlin Building, Jasper; Info: 386-792-6828.
Hamilton County Planning and Zoning Board second Tuesday, 6 p.m.;
Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners meeting room, Hamilton County
Courthouse, Jasper, open to the public. NOTE: Effective Nov. 8, meeting changed
from 7 p.m. to 6 p.m. due to Daylight Savings Time..
Hamilton County Riding Club first Saturday; 5 p.m., meeting-games; Hamil-
ton CountyArena, Jasper; third Saturday; 5 p.m.; trail ride-dinner, location announced
at the first Saturday meeting; new members welcome; Info: 386-792-2725.
Hamilton County Tourist Development Council second Wednesday; noon;
204 NE 1st St., Sandlin Building, Jasper; Info: 386-792-6828.
Home and Community Educators (HCE) first Wednesday; 9:30 a.m. (begin-
ning January, 2006 meetings change from first Friday to first Wednesday);
Suwannee County Extension Office, Coliseum Complex, Eleventh Street, Live Oak;
.new members welcome; Pleasant Hill-second Monday; McAlpin Community Club,
McAlpin: Happy Hornemnakers-second Wednesday; Suwannec County Coliseuma:
c,.;:pl~] Elyvr.i Street, Live Oak. Info: 386-362-2771.
Humane Society, Suwannee Valley Animal Shelter second Monday; noon;
at the shelter located on Bisbee Loop, south entrance, in Lee off CR 255, Madison
County; Info: toll-free 866-Adoptl2, 866-236-7812, www.geocities.com/suwan-
neehs.
Jasper City Council Meeting second Monday; 6 p.m.; Jasper City Hall.
Jasper Lions Club Meeting second and fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m., Roosters Din-
er. Info: Bob Clark, 386-792-2143.
Jennings Town Council Meeting first Tuesday; 7 p.m.; Jennings Town Hall.
Hamilton County School Board fourth Tuesday; 6 p.m.


Month Meetifgs

White Springs Town Council Meeting: Third Tuesday; 7 p.m.; White Springs
Town Hall.
I Can Cope (cancer).- third Tuesday; 7 p.m.; Marvin E. Jones Building, Dowling
Park; Info: Cindy, 386-658-5700; educational support gro:'.up fr any type of cancer
for patients, families and friends.
SLeona 4-H Community Club first Monday; 7 p.m.; home of Avon and Betty,
SHicks, 6107'180th St., McAlpin; Info: BettyHicks, 386-963-4205; Pam Nettles, 386-
963-1236.
Lion's Club second Tuesday and fourth Tuesday; 7p r F.uni BaturE.... iir,.ri.;'.,
room; Info: Richard Tucker, 386-963-4577.
LiveOakArtist Guild firstTuesday; 7 p.m.; S Ltur. Ep: F.~:pal i,,,i. L; e
Oak; Info: Don Strickland, 386-362-5146.
Live Oak Christian Home Educators first Thursday of every month. Info:.
Tammy Baco, 386-362-6939; strong home school support group.
Live Oak Gaiden Club Sept.-May; 'Morning Glories-third Friday; Night
Bloomers-third Tuesday, '1302 S.W. EL .;.nih 'il...ci, Live Oak.
Live Oak Senior Citizens first Monday; 10:30 i.m.; Exhibition II Building, Col-
iseum Complex, 1302 SW Eleventh St., Live O._l. c.J.n: d i:,lr.. prices vary; Info:
Lula Herring, 386-364-1510.
Suwannee Valley Humane Society -Animal Shelter ;e.:.-.d .. I !.,d r..:,:,. ari
the shelter located on Bisbee Loop, :th c-.u s i ...."in I..: ...t P. 2 I.. r i...,
County; Info: toll-free 866-Adoptl2, 866-236-7812, www.geocities.com/suwan-
neehs.
Live Oak, Suwannee County Recreation Board second Wednesday; 5:30 p.m.
'Suwannee Parks & Recreation offices;, 1201 Silas Drive, Live Oak; Info: 386-362-
3004.
MADD Dads Third Thursday;7 p.m.; Suwannee County Courthouse.
Man To Man Group second Thursday; 7 p.m.; Marvin E. Jones Building, Dowl-
ing Park; free; refreshments provided; Info: American Cancer Society toll-free 800-
ACS-2345 or the local office toll-free 888-295-6787 (Press 2) Ext. 114.
Market Days Advent Christian Village first Saturday; 8 a.m.-l p.m.; Space-
first-come. first-serve basis, $5 each; Village Square shops open; Info: Lodge Office
386-658-5200.
McAlpin Community Club second Monday;.7 p.m.; covered .1. -li ..ircr iFr.t.
everyone welcome; purpose to acquaint members of the community services avail-
able in the county; Info: Grant Meadows Jr., 386-935-9316 or Shirley Jones, 386-963-
5357; building-rental: Kristie Harrison. 386-364-3400.
MOMS Club second Wednesday; 11:15 a.m. at the fellowship hall of Bethel
Missionary Baptist Church, go West on US 90 seven miles from 1-75, and 1-1/2
miles from the Columbia/Suwannee County line, 12 miles from Live Oak; Info: 386-
397-1254, MOMSClubofLiveOakLakeCityFl@alltel.net
National Active and Retired Federal Employees (N.A.R.F.E.) Association -
third Tuesday; 11:30 a.m.; Quail Heights Country Club, 161 Qu.,i I iL .i-. Terrace,
Lake City; guest speakers; all present and retired federal employees invited; Info:
,386-755-8570 or 386-752-6593.
North Florida Chapter of Newborns in Need first Saturday; 9:30 a.m.; St.
Luke's Episcopal Church, 1391 SW Eleventh Street, Live Oak; join them in provid-
ing for these babies too young to help themselves. Info: Dorothy Phillips, secretary,
386-362-1886.
North Florida Conservation and Airboat Alliance second Tuesday; 7 p.m.;
Mark Carver's cook shed: 11166 100 St., Live Oak, first drive on right just past
Suwannee Valley-Electric Cooperative, Inc.; all meetings covered dish; airboaters and
sportsmen working to keep public lands and waterways open for everyone to use and
enjoy. Info: Chris Aue, 386-658-1092.
Nursing Mom's Group second Friday; 10 a.m.; Suwannee River Regional Li-
brary, Live Oak; Info: Michelle, 386-776-2955.
Remembering the Loss of Your Baby first Thursday; 11:30 a.m.-l p.m.; Hos-
pice of North Central Florida, North Building Counseling Room, 4305 NW 90th
Blvd., Gainesville; open support group for families, who have experienced the loss of
a baby; Info: Cheryl Bailey, 352-692-5107, toll-free 800-816-0596.
SHINE Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders Volunteers needed; com-
prehensive training provided to assist elders and their caregivers receive information
and assistance on health insurance and Medicare; Florida Department of Elder Af-
fairs; no charge for services; Info: toll-free 800-262-2243, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-
4:30 p.m.
SHINE Servin- Health Insurance Needs of Elders Branford first Wednes-
oay, 9-10 a.m., Library, US 129 North, Branford; free; trained volunteers help elders
and their caregivers in Suwannee County to understand Medicare and other health in-
surance programs make informed decisions on insurance, Medicare Prescription
Drug Cards and on discounted prescription drug programs and eligibility require-
ments; Info: Florida Department of Elder Affairs toll-free 800-262-2243, Monday -
Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
SHINE Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders Advent Christian Vil-
lage Dowling Park trained volunteers help elders and their caregivers in Dowling
Park area of Suwannee County to understand Medicare and other health insurance
programs make informed decisions on insurance, Medicare Prescription Drug Cards
and on discounted prescription drug programs and eligibility requirements; free; Info:


appointment 386-658-3333 or 386-658-1329; Florida Department of Elder Affairs
toll-free SI..:l2r:.'-243. Mo.nda', Fnd;''. i30 a m.- 4:30 p.m.
SHINE Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders Jasper Monday-Friday,
1-4 p.m.; Hamilton Pharmacy A.h.t;;rie Pr.:ar un. Sairdlin Building. 204 NE 1st
5[.ret. l.,.pcr rcnncd ,lurnieeri- Ialp eldr- Randd thcir caregivers in Suwannee Coun-
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sions on insurance, Medicare Prescriptibn Drug C Jrd i a.d .:.n di-:counired prc-riptiorn
drug programs and eligibility requirements; free; Info: Florida Department of Elder
Aft. ir I.:.)il-i,.e ',.1-r -.2- 24 f..'.ndaj Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30p.m.
SHINE Srr' ing Heiahh Insurance Needs of Elders-Live Oak-secondMon-
day, 12:30-2:30 p.m. or second Thursday, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Suwannee River Regional
Library, US 129 South,Live Oak; trained volunteers help elders and their caregivers
in Suwannee.County to understand Medicare. and other health insurance programs
make informed decisions on insurance, Medicare Prescription Drug Cards and on dis-
counted prescription drug programs and eligibility requirements; free; Info: Florida
Department of ElderAffairs toll-free 800-262-2243, Monday Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30
p.m.
SHINE Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders Mayo first Wednesday,
10:30-11:30 a.m.,Library, SR 51, Mayo; trained volunteers 'elp elders and their care-
givers i L a.ci. County to understand Medicare and other health insurance pro-
grams make informed decisions on insurance, Medicare Prescription Drag Cards and
on discounted pr'-:ripti;:.r drug programs and eligibility requirements; free; Info:
Florida Department of Elder Affairs toll-free 800-262-2243, Monday Friday, 8:30
a.m.- 4:30 p.mr.
SHINE Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders White Springs first and
third Thursday; 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Library, 12797 Roberts Street, White Springs; free;
trained volunteers help elders and their caregivers in Suwannee County to understand
Medicare.and other health insurance programs make informed decisions on insur-
ance, Medicare Prescription Drug Cards and on discounted prescription drug pro-
grams and'eligibility requirements; Info: Florida Department of Elder Affairs toll-free
800-262-2243, Monday Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m:
Small Scale Farmers and Craft Designers Market Committee third Thurs-
day; 7 p.m.; Coliseum extension offices.
Suwannee Chapter of the Florida TrailAssociation second Monday; 7-9 p.m.;
Suwannee River Water Management District, US. 90 and CR 49, Live Oak; Info: Sam
BigbiB, 386-362-5090; Don Neale, 386-362-4850; Sylvia Dunnam, 386-362-3256.
Suwannee County Democratic Executive Committee dinner meeting, first
Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, US 129 North, Live.Oak;
Info/RSVP: Monica, 386-330-2036.
Suwannee County Cattlemen's Association third Thursday; 6:30 p.m.; Farm-
ers Co-op meeting room; Info: Herb Rogers, 386-362-4118.
Suwannee County Tourist Development Council fourth Tuesday; 1 p.m.;
Chamber of Commerce Building, 816 S. Ohio Ave., Live Oak.
Suwannee County Senior Citizens first Monday; 10:30 a.m., Exhibition II
Building, Coliseum Complex, 1302 SW Eleventh St., Live Oak; escorted tours, prices
vary; Info: Lula Herring, 386-364-1510.
Suwannee River Valley Archaeology Society third Tuesday; public library,
Branford; Info: 386-935-4901.
Suwannee Valley Builders Association second Thursday; 6 p.m.; Farm Bureau
meeting room, 407 Dowling Ave., Live Oak; $5 per person for meal and meeting.
Suwannee Valley Genealogical Society first Thursday; 7 p.m., Wilbur St. Live
Oak; Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m.; Info: 386-330-0110.
Suwannee Valley Humane Society Animal Shelter second Monday; noon; at
the shelter located on Bisbee Loop, south entrance, in Lee off CR 255, Madison
County; Info: toll-free 866-Adoptl2, 866-236-7812, www.geocities.com/suwan-
neehs.
Suwannee Valley Quilters first and third Thursday; 10 a.m.; Info: Jane, 386-
776-2909 after 4 p.m.
Suwannee Valley Kennel Club third Tuesday; 7:30 p.m.; Hospitality and Recre-
ational Building, Columbia County Fairgrounds, Lake City, Lake City.
Tobacco-Free Partnership of Suwannee County quarterly, Info: Mary Jordan
Taylor, 386-362-2708, ext. 232.
Vision SSeeds Inc. second Tuesday, 6 p.m. promptly; 110 Lafayette Ave. SW,
Live Oak (temporarily); directions: US 90 west to LafayetteAve., one block east of
Moir Buick, turn left, first house on right. across from Gator Motors. Spiritual-Social-
Educational-Economic-Development. Save our children! Unity in Christ Jesus Em-
powerment. All are welcome: Info: Otha White Sr., president 386-364-1209.
Vivid Visions, Inc. first Monday; 5:30 p.m.; Douglass Center Conference Room;
a shelter and outreach agency for victims of domestic violence; Info: 386-364-5957.
Wellborn Community Association (WCA) second Thursday; 7 p.m.; Wellborn
Community Center; Info: Bonnie Scott, 386-963-4952, 386-208-1733-leave a mes-
sage. WCA fund-raiser to benefit building fund Blueberry Pancake Breakfast
first Saturday; center of Wellborn, Andrews Square; blueberry pancakes, sausage
and orange juice or coffee.
Wellborn Neighborhood Watch last Thursday, 7 p.m., Blake Lowe Building,
1517 4th Ave., Wellborn; Info: Bruce or Jane, 386-963-3196.


Jan. 23 2 29,
NFCC will conduct TABE (Test of Adult Ba- Jan. 28-May 29, 2006
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Al-Anon/Mayo Al-Anon Group Thursdays, 8 p.m., Mayo Manna House,
Pine Street for family members and friends to show support; Info: Barbara,
386-294-3348 or Marcia, 386-208-1008.
Alcoholics Anonymous Branford Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30
p.m., Branford United Methodist Church, Express and Henry St., Branford. For
more info, call 386-963-5827 or the District 16 Help Line toll-free, 800-505-
0702.
Alcoholics Anonymous Live Oak Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 8
p.m., Precinct Voting Building, Nobles Ferry Road, Live Oak. Info: District 16.
Help Line toll-free, 800-505-0702.
Alcoholics Anonymous Mayo Group Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays
and Thursdays at 8 p.m.; Manna House, Pine Street, Mayo. Info: 386-294-2423
or District 16 Help Line toll-free, 800-505-0702.
Alcoholics Anonymous Trinity Group Mondays, 7-8 p.m.; Jasper Li-
brary; District 16 Help Line toll-free, 800-505-0702.
Alcoholics Anonymous White Springs Courage to Change Mondays,
8 p.m., Methodist Church, White Springs. Info: 386-397-1410 or District 16
Help Line toll-free, 800-505-0702.
Bluegrass Association Saturdays; 6 p.m.; bluegrass jam; Pickin' Shed; ex-
cept during main festival events; Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, US 129
North, Live Oak; potluck dinner discontinued until October; Info: 386-364-


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Weekly Meetings
1683.
Bridge Club Mondays, 6:45 p.m., Golden Corral Restaurant, Live Oak.
Info: 386-362-3200.
Boy Scout Troop 693 Mondays, 7 p.m., Shrine Club, Bass Road, until fur-
ther notice. Info: 386-776-2863.
Dowling Park Volunteers Saturdays; 1100 hours-11 a.m.; at 22992 CR
250, Live Oak.
Greater Vision Support Group every Friday; 9:30 a.m.; Christ Central
Ministries, 1550 S. Walker Ave., Live Oak, FL 32064; Info: 386-208-1345.
Home Front Ministries weekly meetings; offers spiritual and emotional
support to women going through separation, divorce or a troubled marriage;
also, offers individual prayer ministry to women, regardless of marital status, for
healing life's hurts. Located in Lake City. Info: 386-754-2800 or 386-963-4903.
Jasper Kiwanis Club of Hamilton County Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m., J.R.
Lee Complex, Jasper. Call for an application, 386-792-3484, 386-755-4896 or
386-792-1110; leave name, address and phone or contact number.
Live Oak Singles Group Fridays, 7:30 p.m., Live Oak Christian Church
fellowship hall on US 129 North (next to Walt's Ford). This not a church spon-
sored event. Info: Bob, 386-935-6595 or Carla, 386-758-1802; http://groups.ya-
hoo.com/group/SuwanneeSingles/
Narcotics Anonymous Wednesdays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; at the Jasper


Public Library.
Over Eaters Anonymous Mondays, 11:35 a.m.-12:50 p.m., at Suwannee
River Regional Library, 129 South, Live Oak. We care. Info: 386-364-4749.
Quarterback Club Meeting Mondays, 6:30 p.m.; at Old Nettie Baisden
school next to the football stadium.
Square Dance Vagabond Squares, Thursdays, 7-9:30 p.m., St. Luke's Epis-
copal-Church, Newbem Road. Info: Loyce Harrell, 386-963-3225 or Ralph
Beekman, 386-752-2544.
Suwannee River Riding Club Membership fee $25 per year. Team roping
first and third Friday night. Speed events first and third Saturday night. Info:
386-935-2622.
Suwannee Valley Barbershop Chorus -'Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Crapps Meeting
Room, Suwannee River Regional Library, US 129 South, Live Oak; Info: Fred
Phillips, 386-362-1886.
TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly; Thursdays; 8:30 a.m. weigh-in; meeting
9 a.m.; Live Oak Community Church of God; Info: Barbara, 386-362-5933; Pat,
386-935-3720.
Weight Watchers Mondays, 9:30 a.m. and 6 p:m., St. Luke's Episcopal,
toll-free 800-651-6000.


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For Your Information


Another Way, Inc. Support Groups support groups for victims and sur-
vivors of domestic violence; Info: 386-792-2747, toll-free hot line 800-500-
1119.
'Before You Tie The Knot' four-hour class for couples who will marry
soon; $10 per couple; reduce marriage license fee by $32.50; Pre-registration re-
quired; Info: Clerk of the Court's office or the Suwannee County Extension Ser-
vice office, 386-362-2771.
Big Shoals Public Lands Big Shoals Public Lands began collecting en-
trance fees Dec. 1, 2005, to assist managing agencies with their mission to pro-
tect natural resources in the 3,800-acre area; Cost: $3 for a vehicle with up to
eight passengers, $1 for pedestrians-cyclists; annual passes $40 individual, $80
family pass; Info: 386-397-7009 or www.FloridaStateParks.org/bigshoals.
Childbirth classes (free) Suwannee County Health Department; Tuesday's;
6-8 p.m.; Info or to register: Coleen Cody, 386-362-2708, ext. 218.
Community Concerts of Lake City typical performances include jazz,
swing, and often Broadway performers. Reciprocity Program: North Florida
Community College and North Florida Community College. Info and/or tickets:
Herman Gunter, 386-362-7101; Joan Radford, 386-364-4923.
Department of Children and Families (DCF) DCF service center, 501 De-
morest St., Live Oak; public assistance recipients get help in completing voter
registration applications; Info: 386-362-1483.
Disaster Action Team Volunteers Needed The American Red Cross of
Suwannee Valley; needs volunteers; Disaster Action Team; Info: 386-752-0650.
The Story of Dowling Park Advent Christian Village (ACV) at Dowling
Park; speaking engagement or a tour for your organization, club or church; ACV
representatives available; free videotape; Info: 386-658-5110, toll-free 800-714-
3134, e-mail ccarter@acvillage.net; www.acvillage.net.
Experience Works a national nonprofit organization, (formerly Green
Thumb) provides training and employment services to older workers over 55
and with a limited income in Suwannee County through the Senior Communi-
ty Service Employment Program (SCSEP); minimum wage-20 hours per week.
Info: Lake City One Stop, 386-755-9026, ext. 3129 for Loretta or ext. 3134 for
Ronald; www.experienceworks.org.
Experimental Airplane Association (EAA) Breakfast fourth Saturday;
breakfast served from 9-11 a.m.; at the EAA Chapter Building at the Suwannee
County Airport; eggs, sausage, pancakes, toast, coffee, fruit and juice for $4.50;
the EAA Chapter sponsors two students from NJROTC to go to the Air Acade-
my in Oshkosh, Wis.
Figure drawing classes with live model by John Rice Wednesday, 6:30-
8:30 p.m., local artist and.gallery owner offers figure drawing classes with a live
model; at Suwannee High School, $5 per class-to pay the model; anyone high
school age or older is welcome to attend; bring your pencils; Info: 386-362-2066.
Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville Florida's state natural
history museum, near the intersection of Southwest 34th Street and Hull Road,
University of Florida Cultural Plaza, Gainesville; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Sat-
urday and 1-5 p.m., Sunday; closed Thanksgiving and Christmas; The Butterfly
Rainforest is a permanent exhibit and includes nectar flowers and orchids from
around the world to support hundreds of live butterflies. Info: 352-846-2000,
www.flmnh.ufl.edu.
Food Bank of Suwannee Valley a division of Catholic Charities of Lake
city whose purpose is to distribute food to member agencies for further distribu-
tion in the four county service areas, to help eliminate hunger. These 14 member
agencies serve Columbia, Suwannee, Hamilton and Union counties and have dis-
tributed over 250,000 pounds of food since August 2005. Volunteers are always
needed, call Glenda Parton at 386-755-5683.
Friends of Suwannee River State Park memberships available; non-prof-
it organization; monthly bird walks, will be held every fourth Saturday at 8 a.m.,
meet at the ranger station, bring binoculars and your favorite bird identification
book, park admission $4; Info: membership chair Walter Schoenfelder, 850-971-
5354, wbsesurfbest.net.
GED Tests Suwannee-Hamilton Technical Center; mandatory registration
session before test; Info: Lynn Lee, 386-364-2782; age waivers, Lynne Roy, 386-
384-2763, counselor.
Harsonhill Inc., a prescription information publishing company 85-plus
page manual;.onqaijs all the informa-
tion required to apply to assistance _
programs. Info: toll-free 888-240-9240 ... .
or 22425 Ventura Blvd., No. 190,
Woodland Hills, CA 91364 or -
www.Prescriptions4Free.com.
High Springs Farmers' Market -
Downtown Historic High Springs -
every Thursday, 2 p.m.-6 p.m.; spon-
sored by the City of High Springs; be-
hind City.Hall on NW Second Street;
Info: 386-454-3950.
Hospice of the Suwannee Valley -
Helping Hands Volunteer Orienta-
tion first Wednesday, 10-11 a.m.;
Hospice of the Suwannee Valley, 618
SW FL Gateway Drive, Lake City;
Info: Carolyn Long, 386-752-9191.
Hospice of the Suwannee Valley -
Helping Hands Volunteer Orienta-
tiop third Tuesday, 5-6:30 p.m.; Hos-
pice of the Suwannee Valley, 618 SW
FL Gateway Drive, Lake City; Info:
Carolyn Long, 386-752-9191.
Lafayette County Veterans DD
Form 214, "Certificate of Release or
Discharge from Active Duty" can be
recorded in the Clerk of Court's office,
Lafayette County Courthouse, Mayo.
LillyAnswers Program Available
to Floridians 65 and older, who are en-
rolled in Medicare, have an annual in-
come below 200 percent of the federal
poverty level and have no other drug
coverage. Info:
www.lillyanswers.com, toll-free 877-
RX-LILLY.
Live! At Dowling Park Artist Se-
ries 2005-2006 Advent Christian Vil-
lage "Live! at Dowling Park" Artist
Series 2006-2006 presents perfor-
mances monthly; Reciprocity Pro-
gram: North Florida Community Col-
lege and Community Concerts of Lake
City, Inc. Ticket prices: Adults $12;
Students $4; Children $3; and ACV
members $8, available at Advent
Christian Village Cashier's Office,
Suwannee County Chamber of Com-
merce and The Music Center in Live
Oak. Events: Jan. 12-The Kipg's
Brass; Feb. l11-Alfonso Lopez, violin
and. Michelle Tabor, piano; March 2-
Renaissance Chamber Orchestra; April
14-Kuniko Yamamoto, Japanese story-
teller, magical mask, mime and music
of Japan; June 16-Ken Lelen, vintage
music on vintage instruments; Info: 'r
Retirement Services, 386-658-5400,
dgrillo@acvillage.net or http://artist-
series.acvillage.net.
Love INC A non-profit Christian ,
group; represents local churches; finds
help for valid needs; Info: Ginny Pe- .
ters, 386-364-4673, Monday-Friday, 9
a.m.- noon. u -S
MDA Assists people with ALS;
help with purchase and repair of
wheelchairs; support groups; expert-
led seminars; Info:
www.als.mdausa.org.
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Marine Corps League First Tues-W
day, 7 p.m., The Suwannee Valley De- T r ec
tachment of the Marine Corps League i ay ift
of the United States meets at Wellborn
Community Center; ladies auxiliary
meets at same time and place, Info: .
Jerry Curtis, 386-984-6755; Janet
Morgan, 386-362-2068. and both Splash Island Wat
Marriage? Help me! A program host of all-star concerts, inc
presented by Solid Rock Ministries,
Inc. of Jasper; at no charge to anyone.


Helping to apply Christian principles to our every day living, Florida state certi-
fied. Info: 386-792-2603.
Morningside Nature Center Living History Farm, Gainesville Living
History Days; Barnyard Buddies; Discover and Do; Who's Who in the Woods; A
Night at the Owlery; Info: 352-334-2170, www.natureoperations.org.
NFCC Artist Series 2005-2006 North Florida Community College Artist
Series 2005-2006 will present performances monthly through March 2006. Next
event: The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra: The Legend Lives at 7 p.m.,
Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006 at Van H. Priest Auditorium, NFCC campus, Madison.
Reciprocity Program: Advent Christian Village and Community Concerts of
Lake City, Inc. Season Pass-adult-$40/12 and under-$25; Individual tickets-$11
adult/$6 child, NFCC student; Info: 850-973-1653, e-mail artistseries@nfcc.edu
or stop by the College Advancement office located on the NFCC campus, build-
ing No. 2, Madison.
NFCC offers ed2go more than 290 on-line courses in 30 different subject
areas; instructor-led, affordable, informative, convenient and highly interactive;
requires Internet access, e-mail and Netscape Navigator or Microsoft Internet
Explorer; course fees vary; Info: Suzie Godfrey, 850-973-9453, communi-
tyed@nfcc.edu, www.ed2go.com/nfcc.
NFCC TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) every Monday at 6 p.m. and
every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.; NFCC Technical Center, Madison campus; Photo
ID; Info/Pre-registration: 850-973-9451.
NFCC College Placement Tests on computer; every Thursday; 8:30 a.m.
and 1:30 p.m.; NFCC Technical Center, Bldg. 13; Madison campus; registration
required 24 hours before testing; $10 fee; Info: 850-973-1612.
NFCC E-Spotlight provides weekly information Events, current college
news and happenings delivered directly to your e-mail address; Info: 850-973-
1613, Kim Scarboro, scarborok@nfcc.cc.
Narconon Arrowhead Drug addiction can leave an individuals, family and
friends feeling helpless and out of control. Narconon offers free counseling, as-
sessments and referrals to rehabilitation centers nationwide Info: toll-free, 800-
468-6933, www.stopaddiction.com.
North Central.Florida Sexual Assault Center, Inc. provides individual
and group counseling 'for victims of rape and incest; 18 years old or older, vic-
tims of rape, sexual abuse or incest is eligible; services free and confidential; Call
victim advocate, Erica Nix toll-free at Pager Number, 800-400-7140; Info: 386-
719-9287.
North Florida Workforce Development strive to help dislocated workers
and other jobseekers find employment in a prompt manner; office hours at One-
Stop Centers in Hamilton: 386-792-1229, Jefferson: 850-342-3338, Lafayette:
386-294-1055, Madison: 850-973-9675, Suwannee: 386-364-7952 and Taylor:
850-584-7604; 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday and alternate Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1
p.m.
Old Time Gospel Jamboree first Friday, 6:30 p.m., Lee Worship Center,
398 Magnolia Drive, Lee; free Gospel concert: open mic; everyone is invited,
bring a friend; door prizes, free will offering -al.r, i.: benefit the roof building.
fund; groups, singers and pickers, if you want to perform or for more informa-
tion, contact Allen and Brenda McCormick, 850-971-4135.
Parents of ADD and ADHD Children support group; Info: Lea-Anne
Ehine 3'rn-362-7339. .
Pregnancy Crisis Center The Live Oak Pregnancy Crisis Center, 112 Pied-
mont St., Live Oak, is open Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; confidential coun-
seling, fr&e pregnancy tests, clothes for .pei ranri ih:l, 1, and infants; referrals
to pro-life doctors; groups and churches may sponsor baby showers with dona-
tion of the gifts to the center; needed: maternity clothes and hangers; Info: 386-
330-2229 or toll-free 800-696-4580.
Prescription Asistaner pai;ents who r.need help p.., inr for tIheir prci.ripr'on
.ii.:JIcirei ;.0..: .Id .IIl IP.rrrn, ei p for Presci.pi .in -I .. i.-'k(, ol!-I ice ,y." -. "
2669, www.pparx.org
Prescription drugs nationwide free medication program eligibility
based on three qualifications: doctor must assist in jppl, .i,.n pr.:. .~c... n. pre-
scription drug coverage and earn less than $2,000 per month; Lawson Healthcare
Foundation, a non-profit public benefit organization; Info: Executive Director
Stephanie Tullis, toll-free 888-380-MEDS (6337), ext. 205 during normal busi-


ness hours or access the Foundation's new Web site at www.A2ZMedline.com.
Reach To Recovery breast cancer survivors visiting breast cancer patients
with information and hope; one on one visits; free; sponsored by the American
Cancer Society; Info/to schedule a visit: toll-free, 800-ACS-2345.
Regional Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Coalition serving Suwan-
nee, Lafayette, Hamilton, Madison, Jefferson and Taylor counties; meets quar-
terly; Info: Diana King, 850-342-0170, ext. 220.
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park & Campground upcoming events in-
clude Dec. 1-25-Suwannee Lights; Dec. 9, '17 and 23-Dinner Theatre "A
Christmas Carol;" Dec. 29-Jan. 1-Way Down Upon the Suwannee Trail Ride
New Year's Party; Jan. 6-Open mic;; Jan. 6-7-Swap Meet; Jan. 6-8-Falconry
School; Jan. 14-Lewis Family; Jan. 20-Greg Cahill and Special Consensus; Jan.
27-28-Elvis Impersonation Contest Info: 386-364-1683, www.musi-
cliveshere.com.
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park The Suwannee River Bluegrass As-
sociation every Saturday night; 6 p.m.; bluegrass jam; Pickin' Shed; except
during main festival events; Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, US 129 North,
Live Oak; potluck dinner third Saturday; Info: 386-364-1683.
Stephen Foster State Culture Center State Park, White Springs first Sat-
urday, Cracker Coffeehouse, 7-9 p.m., auditorium; open stage night with songs,
stories, yodeling, music and much more. Coffee and desserts available for sale.
Free admission; Located on US 41, three miles from 1-75 and nine miles from I-
10. Upcoming events: Christmas Festival of Lights Dec. 10-23. Info: 386-397-
4331, www.FloridaStateParks.org/stephenfoster/
Suwannee Valley Builders Association (SVBA) a non profit organization,
is a group of approximately 80 local citizens dedicated to building a, stronger
community, whose members volunteer their time with active involvement with
associate sponsorships of worthwhile community activities and associate mem-
bers of the Council for Progress and Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce.
SVBA donates two academic scholarships each year, donates Christmas gift/food
baskets each year and sponsor of the children's'playhouse raffle at Christmas.
Featured speakers from local businesses and a catered dinner are the highlights
of the evening at monthly meetings. The general public is invited to attend and
become members. Donations of $5 a person are accepted at the door to help cov-
er catering expenses. For more info on joining the organization, contact Ronnie
Poole, 386-362-4539.
Taylor County Jamboree, Perry times and dates vary for monthly events
held, at Old Gladys Morse Elementary School, Perry; live music, musicians from
the area and from the Monticello Country Jamboree perform; no admission fee;
tickets sold for door prizes support the event; everyone is welcome; Info: 850-
578-2484.
Wanted Volunteer positions open; Surrey Place, US 90 East, Live Oak; ex-
tensive seven-day-a-week activity program;.volunteers needed: calling out bingo
or pokeno, reading to residents who no longer see well or sharing scriptures, giv-
ing wheel chair.rides in the courtyard, helping with special events or being a
"helper/partner" on outings out of the facility; goal: to keep residents lives ful-
filled by being busy and happy; Info: 386-364-5961.
Wanted Do you like to Travel? Are You a People Person? If you answered
yes-to the above, we need your help to be a volunteer transportation driver for
veterans coming to the Lake Cir, \ \ .ledc ji Center and returning home. If in-
terested, please call Voluntary Service 386-755-3016, extension 2135.
Wild Adventures upcoming events include: Now-Dec. 30 Christmas Won-
derland; Jan: 28, 2006-Van Zant; Feb. 11,2006-Neil McCoy; Feb. 18, 2006-Win-
ter Jam-Newsong, Newsboys, Tobymac, Hawk Nelson and Bethany Dillan. Wild
Adventures Theme Park is located at 3766 Old Clyattville Rd. Valdosta, Ga., I-
75, Exit 13; Info: 229-219-7080 or.www.wild-adventures.com.
World War II veterans The Association of Sons and Daughters of World
War II Veterans will lead a group to England and France during April 2006 to
commemorate the 62nd anniversary of these historical events: D-Day landings,
Battle foi Normandy and the drive through France to the Rhine. Itinerary: Lon-
don, Portsmouth, OMAHA and UTAH beaches, Caen, St. Mere Eglise, Caretan,
Argentan, Falaise and Paris. A memorial service will be held at the American
Military Cemetery at Colleville Sur Mer in France. Info: Sy Canton, 561-865-
8495 or 5121 B Nesting Way, Delray Beach, FL 33484.


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53.41 acres ol Industrial property in Columbia Cly MLSn 47930 S3.204 600
S 39 acres with DWMH in Suwannee County MLSB 47588 5470.000
3 BR/ 1.5 BA in Hamilton County MLSn 48731 5225.000
40 acres in Hamilton County MILS 48543 5190.000
120 acres in Suwannee Counly MLSn -19265 51.200 000
20 acres in Suwannee County MlLS. 48382 5298.000
4BRi1BA on 1 acre in Hamilton County MLISl 46304 5119.000
3BR/2BA on 5 acres in Suwannee County MLSn 49769 S159.900
30 acres in Hwy Frontage in Madison County MLSn 46383 $600.000
10 acres in Hwy Frontage in Madison County MLSn 46384 $200.000
Business lor Sale in Deland. FL MLSn 45376 $495.000
20 acres in Hwy Frontage in Madison County MLS3 46385 S400 000
Business for Sale in 3 acres in Madison County iIvLSn 46984 S850 000
Business and home in one in 5 acres in Lalayette Cly MLSn 46382 $499.999
20 acres in Suwannee County MLSn 49365 $170 000
20 acres in Suwannee County MLSa 48281 $237.500
40 acres in Suwannee County MLS" 47042 5475.900
5BR'3BA on 229 acres in Suwannee County MLSn 49092 $3.499.000
4BR/3BA on 68 acres in Madison County MILS. 49355 S649.900
Business on 2 acres in Lalayette County MLSn 41969 S150 000
3BR/2BA on 1 or 4.8 acres in Madison County MLSu 46862 5220.000
Building lor sale. Great lotr an office. in Jasper. FL iMLS" 47427 $149.000
Old Grocery store lor sale or lease in Jasper FL MLSc 47426 5679 000
10 acres in Suwannee County IvlLSa 47418 5109.000
.18 acres in Hamilton County MIiLSn 48101 S20.000
10 acres in Suwannee County MILS1 48279 S133 000
3BR/2BA on 1 65 in Monticello. FL MLSn 43885 $74 900
6 city lots in Latayette County MLSn 47670 5199.000
3BR/2BA on 2 acres in Suwannee County MLSc 48931 S139 900
41 acres in Hamilton County MLSr 47982 $328.000
3BR/2BA on 2.77 acres in Columbia County MLSB .18867 S142.500
9.87 acres in Suwannee County MLSu 46590 575.000
2BR/1BA in Suwannee County MILS 417703 5139.900
3BR/2BA on 1 acre in Suwannee County MLS 49295 $179 900
1 acre lots in Suwannee Springs Station 5-1.900 each
5 tracts ol 40 acres MOL in Jeferson County S102.050-$183.800
Business for Sale in Madison County rvlLSn 48870 $625.000
3BR/2BA on 5 acres in Suwannee County MLSn 47682 $145 000
10 acres in Suwannee County MLSc 49356 $134.900
3BR/2BA in Columbia County MLSn 48806 $224.900
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city limits. 1,519 sq. ft. 3/2.5 on.24 acres. Large eat-in
kitchen with oak cabinets, fireplace. Stove, fridge and
dishwasher stay. Very neat and clean yard, nicely
landscaped with mature trees. Carport with built-in
utility/storage shed. $150,000. #47417.


close to town. 4" well on property. Subdividable 1/5.
Seller may break into smaller parcels. $305,400.
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property with two mobile homes: Both are in well-kept,
move-in condition. Properly is high and dry. Just off
paved road. $685,950. MLS #'s 45666 and 45689.


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good neighborhood. Lot is a manageable .74 acres
with nice trees, but not heavily wooded. Not far from
the Suwannee River. $25,000. MLS #48471.


203.5 ACRES Vacant land close to town; subdividable
1/5 and would make good home sites. Less than a mile.
off paved road. $1,424,500. #46448.



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screened, tiled Florida porches. Or entertain by the
fireplace in the pecky cypress greatroom. Gourmet
kitchen with two Jenn-Air stoves, Corian counters, oak
cabinets, sub-zero cabinet refrigerator/freezer and
breakfast bar. Vaulted ceilings, upgraded lighting.
Floating dock with fishhouse. Detached 15x16
workshop w/AC. Water softener, fridge, stoves,
microwave, dishwasher, washer and dryer stay.
$245,000. MLS #49065








157.9 ACRES God frontage on paved county road.
Some hard wood and planted pines of various ages.
Lots of deer, turkey and hogs. Zoned 1/5 $1,101,930.
#47915
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frontage on two roads (paved & graded). '49.5 acres in
13-yr-old pines; 18 acres in 18-yr-old pines; balance in
natural hardwood/oak hammock. Creek runs along
back of property. $991,800.00. Seller will split into two
or three smaller sections. MLS #45796.

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ACREAGE IN LAFAYETTE COUNTY 59 acres in
Lafayette County. 20 acres is in thinned, 17-year-old
pines; the balance cut-over. Man-made pond in back.
Lots of wildlife. Zoned 1/5 and may be convertible to
commercial. Highway frontage. $495,600. MLS
#45366.


NiC1E mnsan-- In 9oou location, uuuiviudule uinu
dwelling per five acres. Cleared land ready for
homestead or a great opportunity for investment or
development. $275,000. #49445
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LAFAYETTE COUNTY Picturesque pasture land, just paved road in homes-only subdivision. In good
east of Mayo on Highway 27. Subdividable 1/5 neighborhood, not far from town.$37,000. #47818
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White Springs 362, 364 Live Oak 397 White
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BUILDING LOT .89 acre, nice homes in area $37,900 MLS 49499
2 ACRES nice roll to property $45,000 MLS 48823
2.29 ACRES paved frontage, wooded. MLS 48638
WELL AND SEPTIC on 5 acres, board fenced $94,900 MLS 48808
LIKE A PARK 5 acres, well, 2 septics $95,000 MLS 48402
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Pets for Sale
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MERCHANDISE
Garage/Yard Sales
BIG YARD SALE: Sat., Jan. 7th from
8 am til 1 pm on Suwannee Ave. in
Live Oak. Craft supplies, ribbon &
Christmas decor, furn., yarn for knit-
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For Rent: 1BD/1BA House. Partiallly
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posit. Call 386-867-1097.

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$475.00/mo, + 1st, last & security
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Mobile Homes for rent
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FOR RENT: 3 BD/2BA Mobile Home
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$500/wk, $1600/mo. (386) 330-4207
Lucy
Office Space
MEDICAL OFFICE SPACE
FOR RENT
Office has 2,100 sq. ft.; has 2 waiting
areas and 8 exam rooms. Lease for
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Realty at 386-209-1766.
NEW OFFICE SPACES FOR RENT
Next to School Complex. Will be
available in November. Call now for
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Acreage
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$27,500.00.
3) 5.3 Acres near Mayo on Hwy
27
$85,000
Call: (386) 935-2301
Gilchrist County
West of Gainesville
20 AC, $12,000. per acre
13 AC, $120,000., 5 AC, $75,000.
Putnam County
Barton/Interlachen areas
2.5 AC, $65,000., Lake
..2.2 AC, $75,000., Lake
5.0 AC ':.S51J 5 AC, $75,000.
Bay County
5 acres, $35,000.
Fountain area.
1-941-778-7980/7565
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NEAR SUWANNEE RIVER: 21+ ac,
114th Cir, Dowling Park. Excellent for
building that dream home, lot can be
sudivided. $261,500. Call Harold
Stewart, Realtor CBPS 386-848-
6271
SUWANNEE COUNTY
Beautiful, new subdivision on C R
349. 1 mi. S. of C R 252, right on
160th Trace. 5 & 7 acre lots starting
at $89,000.00. Owner financing.
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First Day
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Full time, 2-10p.m. position and
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able to get-to know residents and
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2 or 3 BR
Singlewide
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Central H/A.
First month's
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to move in.
Water, sewer &
garbage included.
No pets.
386-330-2567
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CENTRAL H/A.
FIRST MONTH'S
RENT PLUS
DEPOSIT TO
MOVE IN.
WATER, SEWER
& GARBAGE
INCLUDED.
NO PETS
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386-364-7936
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Supervisor for Dependency Unit
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Masters degree in human service
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vacation,
and sick leave provided. Experience
with applied systems agency man-
agement system helpful. Call (386)
364-3762, anytime.

First Day
Inventory Specialist Needed
Accurate, dependable, travel, bene-
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Other handyman
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Call Tom @
(386) 658-2611.


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Realtor Assoc. M. Elizabeth Elliott, Evening 842-2372


(1) Near City: 2 1/2 acres
with 3 bedroom, 2 bath
CH/AC doublewide mobile
home, nice wooded lot
$75,000
(2) Demetree St.: 188' x
188' lot with a 3 bedroom
home cont. approx. 1400 sq.
ft., new roof, 3 bay detached
carport & motor home
storage. Good area.
$125,000.
(3) Hamilton Co.: Hwy. 6
& CR 141. One acre with a
28x60 1995 3 bedroom, 2
bath, CH/AC doublewide
mobile home, kitchen
furnished. Good buy @
$69,900.
(4) Harrell Heights: Check
out the new homes under
construction, three
bedroom, two bath, central
heat and air condition, city
sewer & water. 100%
financing to qualified
buyers will work for S.H.I.P.
$95,000.
(5) 1805 Ingleside: 3
bedroom, 1 bath central
heat and air condition CBS
home, kitchen furnished,
carport. Will work for
S.H.I.P. $79,900.
(6) Commercial Highway
Exchange US 90 West &
I-10: 32 acres with 815 ft
on US 90 977 ft on 161st
rd. & 900 ft on 62 Terrace.
All in grass with old Pecan
grove. Will divide.
(7) Running Springs
Bluff: Wooded lot with
100 ft. on the water,
buildable. Good Area.
$35,000.


(8) Off 225 Rd.: 10 acres
wooded, with a 2 bedroom,
2 bath CH&AC 14x70
mobile home, with front &
rear decks, 30'x30' pole
barn, 12x20 -summer
kitchen, 10x16 storage,
good fences, good area.
Priced to sell @ $126,500.
(9) Off CR 250: 10 acres
partially wood. Approved
well & septic tank. Good
County Road $12,000 per
acre.
(10) Hamilton Co.: 14
acres wooded approx. 1200
ft. county rd. Good area.
$168,000.
(11) Hamilton Co.: 56
acres in grass with scattered
trees, with 3 bedroom, 2 bath
CH/AC 2003 doublewide
mobile home. 20'x120 and
20'x162 Quail houses.
$622,200.
(12) CR 249: Near City 12
acres +- wooded with a
small pond, 520 ft on CR
249. Good buy @
$138,000.
(13) Peacock Lake: Nice
lake lot & lake view lot. 4"
well. Priced to sell @
$55,000 for both.
(14) CR 751: 13.8 Acres on
paved road. Well, septic,
old DWMH, in grass with
some trees. $138,000.
(15) 95th Place: 5.61 acres
partially wooded with 3
bedroom, 2 bath central
heat and air conditioned
DWMH with front & rear
decks, 12x20 storage.
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North Carolina Gated Lakefront Community 1.5 acres
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pre-development discounts, 90% financing. Call (80(1)709-
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Tennessee Waterfront Land Sale! Direct Waterfrontparcels
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suitable for4 homes and docks only $99.900! All properties
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natural hot springs. Call (866)292-5762.

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Help Wanted
Driver/Laborer
Waste Management, Inc.
Lake City/Gainesville
Has an immediate opening for a
hard working, flexible individual to
fill the position of Driver/Laborer
for Lake City and Gainesville. This
position requires a minimum Class
B CDL with air brake endorsement.
Waste Management offers a full
benefits package including health
insurance and 401-K plan. If you feel
you meet the requirements, please
apply by phone
1-877-220-JOBS (5627)
or online at
WWW.WMCAREERS.COM
EOE/ADA/DFWP
First Day
Drivers & Owner Ops
NEW PAY PKG!! THE 1ST OF2
RAISES IN 06 STARTS NOW!
More Miles/Money/Appreciation
Home Wkly, Fuel Surcharge,
Benefits
Call Bob 800-316-3569
First Day
drivers
EPES
Transport System, Inc.
SE Regional Runs!
Limited Openings
GREAT PAY GREAT Benefits
GREAT Hometime
6 month T/T experience
and Class A CDL required
Celebrating 75 Years
Call Doug today at:
1-800-587-1964
epestransport.com
First Day
Drivers
FRIER'S TRANSPORT is now hiring
class A CDL drivers experience re-
quired.Mobile Home transport
experi-
ence highly desirable Home most
nights, with occassidnal overnights
required. Emphasis on north Fl. pick-
up and deliveries. Range is Florida,
southern regions of Ga, Ala,
Miss.,and La. Contact Lori at 386-
362-7883.
First Day
FT Personnel Specialist
Advent Christian Village
658-JOBS (5627) for
Current Opportunities

FT Personnel specialist; HS diplo-
ma or equivalent required. Must be
proficient in MS Office suite, includ-
ing Access & Excel. Personnel and
workers' compensation administra-
tion experience preferred. Good or-
ganizational and customer service
skills required. EOE; Drug Free
Workplace. Criminal background
verification required. Apply in per-
son at ACV Personnel Department
Mon. thru .Fri, 9:00a.m. until
4:00p.m., Carter Village Hall,
10680
CR 136, Dowling Park, FL; fax re-
sume to (386) 658-5160 or visit
www.ACVillage.net
LPN NEEDED
7pm-7am shift, FT
Suwannee Health Care Center
1620 E. Helvenston Street
Live Oak, FL 32064
EOE/DV/M/F
Maintenance
HELP WANTED maintenance man
with knowledge of plumbing, electric
and carpentry. Tools required. Trans-
portation a must. Drug free work-
place. Call (386) 330-2567
First Day


Help Wanted

First Day
Technicians/Mechanics Needed
Seeking technicians/mechanics
with 3-5 yrs. exp. repairing Heavy
Equip. Must have own tools. Apply
in person at Ring Power, 390 SW
Ring Ct., Lake City, FL 32025
or online at:
www.ringpower.com EOE

CLASS A CDL OTR DRIVERS
needed, two (2) years experience
required. Health insurance, retire-
ment, & paid vacation.
Drug Free WorkPlace.
Call (386) 294-3411.

TRUCK DRIVER NEEDED
with experience dumping 39'
frameless trailers. Call (386) 935-
0120. Leave a message.


First Day
Service Aides

EAGER FOR A FULFILLING,
PURPOSEFUL JOB SERVING
YOUR COMMUNITY?

Comprehensive Community Serv-
ices, Inc. is seeking qualified indi-
viduals for full-time Service Aide
positions. Must have high school
diploma or equivalent. Competitive
wages and excellent benefits. Must
'be able to assist individuals with
physical and developmental
disabilities. Train clients in activities
of daily living in the community,
home, or training center. Minimum
of one year experience in
education, medical, psychiatric,
nursing or childcare or working with
developmental disabilities. Must
pass all background screening.
ADA/EOE/Drug free work place.
Apply in person at Comprehensive
Community Services, Inc., 506
South Ohio Avenue, Live Oak,
Florida 32060.

TILE & MARBLE
Well established company looking
For the right employee!
Installer/Assistant
Must have experience
Must be able to lift 701bs.
Reliable transportation
Smoke free environment
Please call 386-755-1991 for appt.
Drug screen/Backgrd req.

First Day
TRUCK DRIVERS NEEDED
Must be Drug Free, Dependable &
have 3 years CDL exp.Call (386)
935-
2773 or Fax Resume (386) 935-6838'
.(FL)
First Day
Warehouse/Delivery Class A CDL
with haz mat helpful, will train, the
right person, No phdhes:callS please,
Apply in person at Southeast Milk,
854 East Main St. Mayo, Fl.
First Day
WAYNE FRIER
CORPORATE OFFICE
is now hiring for Mobile Home
Serv-
ice and Used Home Repair Posi-
tion. Experience preferred, but will
consider training the right
applicant.
Call Larry J. Olds for interview.
386-
362-2720.





TRANSPORTATION
Autos for Sale
First Day
1998 Cadillac Sedan Deville loaded
$4700 OBO.386-965-2980
First Day
1998 Ford Aerostar $2300 OBO,
386-965-2980
FOR SALE: 1997 Buick LeSabre
LTD. Excellent condition. 118,000
miles. Leather seats. One owner.
$5500.00. Call 386-776-2353.
FOR SALE: 1998 Ford Expedition.
174,000 miles. $5,500.00. 1995 Hon-
da Accord, 184,000 miles $3,500.00.
Or both for $8,000.00. Call Lesley at
386-362-1824.
FOR SALE: 2004 Chevy Max. DVD,
leather, sunroof, skid control, XM sat-
ellite radio, 32 MPG. $18,000.00 Call
386-963-5500 after 7 p.m.
Accessories/Parts
FOR SALE: Set of '05 Cadillac Esca-
lade wheels & tires, factory magnesi-
um rims. $125.00 each or 4 for
$450.00. Call 386-755-2424, ask for
Gus.


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Chilly outside? Warm up with some comfort food!


Jamie Oliver
By Jamie Oliver
(ARA) When it gets chilly outside, my wife Jools goes mad for
this stew and the kids love it, too. A side of braised spinach with
chocolate clafoutis with caramelized oranges for dessert are the per-
fect comfort food companions for this delicious meal.
The beef stew is pretty straightforward, but I've added squash and
Jerusalem artichokes, which partly cook into the sauce, making it re-
ally sumptuous with an unusual and wonderful flavor. Don't worry
if you can't get hold of either of these ingredients. You can add var-
ious root vegetables and swap the potatoes for pearl barley or butter
beans. And if wine doesn't happen to be that close to home then a
little stock, water or even a mild beer or Guinness can be really good
substitutes.
The other great thing about this stew is that it gets put together
very quickly. This is partly to do with the fact that I don't spend any
time browning off the meat. Even though this goes against all of my
training, I experimented with two batches of meat and I browned one
first before putting it in the stew and just used the other batch straight
in the pot. The latter turned out to be the better stew, so I've stopped
browning off the meat for all my stews these days.
A lovely thing to add when serving the stew up is a sprinkling of
gremolata. This is a mixture of lemon zest, garlic and rosemary, and
as soon as it hits the warm stew it really brings the flavors to life, so
do try it.
Beef Stew Serves 4
Olive oil
Knob of butter
1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
1 handful of fresh sage leaves
1.75 pounds stewing steak or-beef skirt
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
Flour
2 parsnips, peeled and quartered
4 carrots, peeled and halved
Optional: 1/2 butternut squash, halved, deseeded.and diced into
2-inch chunks
Optional: 1 handful of Jerusalem artichokes, peeled and halved
1 pound new potatoes
Optional: 2 to 3 artichokes, peeled and quartered
2 rablesp.-oii- tomato puree
1 2 botlc red ,. inc ..-. *. .. ," .". .
1 cup beef or vegetable stock
For the Gremolata


Zest of 1 lemon, finely grated
Small handful of rosemary, leaves picked and
finely chopped
1 garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped
To an appropriately sized pot or casserole pan,
,". .- add a little oil and your knob of butter and slowly fry
off your onion and all of the sage leaves for 3 or 4
minutes. Toss the meat in a little seasoned flour, then
4 add it to the pan with all the vegetables, the tomato
puree, wine and stock and gently stir together. Sea-
son generously with black pepper and just a little
salt. Bring to a boil, place a lid on top, then put into
the oven at 320 degrees until the meat is tender.
Sometimes this takes 3 hours, sometimes 4. This can
depend on what cut of meat you're using and how
fresh it is. The only way to test it is to mash up the
meat, and if it falls apart easily then it's ready.
Many times when I haven't got time to make din-
ner in the evening, I just put this in the oven after breakfast, then
clean up and go out for the day knowing that I'll be coming home to
a lovely dinner. Or, Ijust program the cook time and temperature for
the beef stew on the "Favorites Cycle" on my Amana range. That
way, Jools can get dinner started with the push of a button:
Once it's cooked, you can turn the oven down to about 200 de-
grees and just hold it there until you're ready to
eat. With my Amana range, I just put the meat in
the separate warming oven and it keeps it at just
the right temperature while I prepare the rest of


2 large eggs
3 egg yolks
3/4 cup full cream milk
1/2 cup best-quality white chocolate, broken up
2 cups of crime fraiche
Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. First zest 3 of your oranges,
then carefully remove the outer peel and slice them across into
wheel-shaped pieces just under 1/2-inch thick. Break the dark
chocolate up, place in a small bowl and slowly melt it over some
simmering water, giving it a stir once in a while with a spatula..
You will need a deep 8-inch metal tin or earthenware dish to cook
the clafoutis in. Rub the inside of it with a little of the butter. To make
the clafoutis, sift the flour into a separate bowl and add the almonds,
half the sugar the salt, eggs, yolks, orange zest and milk. Whisk up
until smooth and then add the rest of the butter to the melting choco-
late. Scrape all the melted chocolate and butter into the batter mix
and put into your tin. Poke little pieces of white chocolate into the
batter, then place-the tin in the oven and bake for around 16 to 20
minutes. It will rise and should be firm around the edges but sticky
and gooey in the.middle. This doesn't mean it's undercooked ... it
means it's perfect! So be careful not to overcook it or it will just be
like a boring sponge. It's so easy to check on this cake when it's bak-
ing in my Amana range -- the EasyRack oven rack is shaped like a
"U," so I never have to worry about touching it.


my meal.
The best way to serve this is by ladling big
spoonfuls into bowls,.accompanied by a glass of r "
French red wine and some really fresh, warmed
bread. It's lovely when tornmup and shared.
Sprinkle some of the gremolata mix over the .. ;
stew before eating. Just the smallest amount will
make a world of difference -- and remember,
you can always go back for more so don't go
over the top.
Perfect Braised Spinach r
The simplest way to cook spinach is.in a pan '
with a little olive oil, butter, a grating of nutmeg
and a tiny squeeze of lemon juice with a lid on .. "
to let it steam. This will taste great, and it goes .. '
with just about anything -- pasta, fish or meat. If "
there is any excess moisture when the spinach 7 is R
cooked, just tilt the pan so it runs to the other
side and pour it away. Let the spinach sit for a
minute and then serve.
Chocolate Clafotatis with Caramelized Or-
anges Serves 6 to 8
The nice thing about this recipe is that the fruit Warm up with Jamie Oliver's beef stew. Recipes and tips are adapted with permission
accompanying it can be varied -- certain things. from Jamie's Dinners (Hyperion, November 15, 2004; $34.95/hardcover; photography by David Loftus)
work really well with chocolate, like oranges,
clementines, apricots or cherries, so give them a try. While the cake is cooking, bring the other half of your sugar to a
5 oranges boil with about 6 tablespoons of water on a medium heat until you
7 1/2 tablespoons best-quality dark chocolate (70 percent cocoa have a golden caramel. Remove from the heat, add the juice from


solids)
5 1 2 tablespoon, unsalted butter
1 2 ciup self-r.lmsig tlour
1/2 cup sugar
A pinch of salt


your remaining oranges and stir it in to loosen the caramel syrup
slialil',. Ariknmge .,'our' oi.anies- nicely on a plate, pour o\er the
cjr.imel ard .eixe ulli ',,thir c 'iocolate cifom"rins ,nd a bo'vlotcreme
fraiche.
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Guilt-free and delicious baked treats


,


(ARA) During the carefree holidays, you in-
dulged in frosted, sprinkle-covered sugar cookies
or your mother-in-law's calorific pumpkin pie.
And now you are kicking off the New Year with a
resolution to shed some pounds. ,
you don't have to deny yourself of the sweets
you love. The folks at Knouse Foods are helping
you beat the post-holiday blues by offering recipes


for delicious treats -- minus the
guilt and calories. Whether you
are dieting or not, they promise
you won't miss the fattening in-
gredierits.
Cherry Swirl "De-Lite"
1 1/2 cups sugar-free graham
cracker crumbs
i- 1 tablespoon Splenda
1/4 cup margarine, melted
1 box (3 ounces) sugar-free
I :Z::.: cherry gelatin
S1 cup boiling water
15 large marshmallows
1 cup low fat milk
r 1 tub (12 ounces) "lite"
whipped topping
1 can (20 ounces)' LUCKY
LEAF Lite Cherry Pie Filling
S Directions: Mix together gra-
ham cracker crumbs, Splenda and
margarine. Press firmly into 9" pie pan. Chill. Dis-
solve gelatin in boiling water; chill until partially
set.
In a large saucepan, combine marshmallows
and milk. Heat and stir until marshmallows are
melted. Cool. Fold whipped topping into marsh-
mallow mixture. Add LUCKY LEAF Lite Cherry


Pie Filling to partially-set gelatin. Swirl in marsh-
mallow and cream mixture. Pour all into prepared
pie pan and chill to set. Serves 10.
Apple Graham Cracker Dessert
1 can (20-ounces) LUCKY LEAF Lite Apple
Pie Filling
1. tablespoon apple pie spice
2 tablespoon margarine
2/3 cup Splenda
2 eggs (or equivalent in egg substitute)
1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup fat-free milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup "lite" whipped topping
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x9-inch
cake pan with butter-flavored cooking spray. In a
medium bowl, combine pie filling with apple pie
spice. Set aside. In a large .bowl, combine mar-
garine and Splenda. Stir in eggs.* Add graham
cracker crumbs, baking powder, salt, milk, and
vanilla extract. Mix well to combine. Spread half
of mixture into prepared cake pan. Spread half of
pie filling mixture over top. Spread remaining bat-
ter carefully over apples and arrange remaining
apple pie filling over top. Bake for 45 to 50 min-


utes. Place cake pan on a wire rack and let set for
at least 10 minutes. When serving, top with 2 ta-
blespoons whipped topping. Serves 8.
Black Forest Trifle
1 can (20 ounces) LUCKY LEAF Lite Cherry
Pie Filling
1 package (8 ounces) sugar-free, low-fat choco-
late cake mix
1 small box sugar-free, fat-free instant choco-
late pudding mix
2 cups fat-free milk
2 cups "lite" or fat-free whipped topping
Sugar-free chocolate curls
Prepare cake mix according to package direc-
tions, using 3/4 cup water. Let cake cool in pan; re-
move from pan and cut into cubes. Prepare pud-
ding mix according to package directions, using 2
cups fat-free milk; chill at least 30 minutes. Place
half of cake cubes in a 3-quart trifle bowl. Spoon
half of cherries over cake; spread 1 cup pudding
over cherries, and top with half of whipped top-
ping. Repeat layers. Top with chocolate curls.
Cover and chill at least 8 hours. Serves 12
For more delicious recipes, visit Knouse Foods,
the home of Musselman's Apple Sauce, Mussel-
man's Apple Butter and LUCKY LEAF Pie Fill-
ing at www.knouse.com.
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