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 Material Information
Title: Suwannee Democrat
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: J.E. Pound
Place of Publication: Live Oak, Fla
Creation Date: August 28, 2009
Frequency: semiweekly[<1990-1994>]
weekly[ former <1897-1928>]
semiweekly
regular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
 Notes
Review: The Suwannee Democrat LCCN: sn95026787 is one of the oldest continuously published weeklies in the State of Florida. It began publishing in 1884 in the city of Live Oak (FL). Noting the shifting demographics of Florida in the 20th century, in 1906, one observes that Live Oak was the fifth largest city in Florida, preceded only by Jacksonville, Pensacola, Tampa, and Key West. The Suwannee Democrat enjoyed a corresponding reputation as a journalistic leader in early 20th century Florida. For approximately two years, from 1906 through 1907, the weekly Suwannee Democrat was supplemented by the Live Oak (FL) Daily Democrat LCCN: sn95026788. The Suwannee Democrat has won numerous awards from the Florida Press Association, both as in the weekly category and for the quality of its agricultural reporting. In its early days, the Suwannee Democrat reported a Democrat Party affiliation. The newspaper's first editor hid under an assumed name when he was suspected of murder. A deathbed confession by the actual perpetrator allowed him to resume his true identity: F.R. McCormack. Very little else, however, is known of F.R. McCormack. Fires have taken their toll on the Suwannee Democrat. In 1906, a disgruntled printer left by railroad on the night that its offices burned to the ground. Arson again in October 1995, destroyed a historic block of Live Oak's downtown and the newspaper's office was one of the casualties. Lost in the fire were last-known issues of the Suwannee Democrat dating from 1897 through 1900. The issues had just been scheduled for preservation microfilming under the auspices of the U.S. Newspaper Program, when they were destroyed. The event was bitterly regretted and served to show the precariousness of local newspaper archives. Live Oak is the seat of Suwannee County (FL) government. Suwannee County is surrounded on three sides by the Suwannee River. And, its karst topography gives the area an abundance of natural springs and fresh water. Industries of the region, particularly during the early days of the Suwannee Democrat, were lumber, turpentine and cotton. Live Oak was known for its grist and lumber mills. The character of these industries and the regional economy survived through the 1920s, when economic down-turn resulted in change. Change was already being seen as early as 1910, when the poultry underwent industrialization in the county. Poultry took such a strong foothold in Suwannee County that even front yards were cultivated for the production of feed grains. Agriculture and other land-based industries, particularly forestry and related industries, were also seeing change with the establishment of nurseries supplying hybrid bulbs and plants to markets. The Crash of 1929 and the Great Depression brought change and growth to a halt. With recovery, the region became semi-rural. Florida's demographic shifts, both that following World War II and the completion of the Interstate Highway System initiated by Governor Bryant in the 1960s, have marked a trend of increasing urbanization in Suwannee County.--E. Kesse, University of Florida Digital Library Center.
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Additional Physical Form: Archived issues are available in digital format as part of the Library of Congress Chronicling America online collection.
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).
 Record Information
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 33273856
lccn - sn 95026787
issn - 2151-5387
Classification: lcc - Newspaper
System ID: UF00028422:00628
 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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Friday Edition - August 28, 2009


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124th YEAR, NO. 91 3 SECTIONS, 34 PAGES


Tonight:


'Dogs vs. India
The Suwannee. Bulldogs travel to Chiefland tonight to take on the Fighting
Indians in the Fall Classic. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. The 'Dogs open the
regular season at Hamilton County next Friday. See schedule, Page 3B.
Ryan DaSilva gives the ball a toss in
practice while head coach Jerry Odom surveys the field. - Photo Jett Waters


Serving Suwannee County since 1884, including Live Oak, Wellborn, Branford, McAlpin and O'Brien


News


article


leads to


re-arrest

Sold jet ski, boat on
consignment but kept
the cash, say police
By Jeff Waters
jeff.waters@gaflnews.com
An article in last
week's Suwannee
Democrat has led
to the re-arrest of a
S local businessman
for grand theft and
cheating, accord- Hardy
ing to Suwannee
County Sheriffs reports.
An article in the Aug. 19 edi-
tion of.the Democrat detailed al-
legations against 42-year-old
Rondo Hardy, of 9667 Hwy 129
South, who police say, sold a
man's. boat without telling him.
Sheriffs reports indicate the
owner of the boat asked Hardy to
sell the craft on consignment at
his Live Oak business, All Ma-
rine Etc. Authorities say Hardy,
sold the boat in July 2008 for
SEE NEWS, PAGE 12A

POLICE

Rattlesnake,
meth lab land
man in jail
By Jeff Waters
jeff.waters@gafinews.com
A Live Oak man
has been arrested
for having a meth
lab and a pet rat-
tlesnake in . his
home, jail records
show. Platt
Joseph Keith
Platt, 41, was charged with man-
ufacturing .methamphetamine
and possessing a venomous rep-
tile without a license, according
to sheriffs reports.
Deputy Robbie Sammons of
the Suwannee County Drug Task
Force arrested Platt on Aug. 20


SEE RATTLESNAKE, PAGE 12A


BULLISH ON




THE 'DOGS

Suwannee head coach Jerry Odom

asks nothing less than perfection


By Jeff Waters
jeff.waters@gaflnews.com
The Suwannee Bulldogs
travel to Chiefland tonight to
take on the Fighting Indians
in the 2009 Fall Classic (for-
merly known as the Kickoff
Classic). Head coach Jerry
Odom hopes the 'Dogs
learned from mistakes made
during the Spring game and
recent practice sessions.
"Chiefland has a very good
team. They beat Ft. White in
the Spring game so it should
be a tough test for our team,"
said Odom.. "But I think they
are excited for the chal-
lenge."
Suwannee lost to Dixie
County in the Spring game
14-7 in May.'
Odom said he's thankful
for the opportunity to coach
the 'Dogs and is excited
about the upcoming season..
But the program has a long


way to go before it gets back
to its glory days.
"We are a very young football team in
some very key spots, but we have some
talent," said Odom., "The key is our
young kids need to play at a high level
for us to have' a great season."
The 'Dogs will take on new foes this
season thanks to a new classification by
the Florida High School Athletic Asso-
ciation. Suwannee was previously a
District 3-3Aschool. Now the 'Dogs
will take on opponents including
Baldwin, Ribault and Santa Fe in
SEE BULLISH, PAGE 12A


Odom instructs the troops during practice.


- Photo: Jeff Waters


Players to watch this season:
- Receivers Andre Zander and Derrick Smith are
great at catching the ball and have plenty of tal-
ent, but lack experience.
- Returning junior quarterback Jason Bullock
will share the job with freshman Jimmie Taylor.
- "X Man," Xavier Perry, returns in his senior
year as a running back. Perry will share ball-han-
dling duties with juniors Greg Swinson, Rashad
Gardenhlre and Abram Andrews. Sophomores
Alex Robinson and Trumaine Ross and fresh-
man JR Bass also have experience in this area.


How to get help:
Parents and students seeking
help through the homeless
program, or willing to lend
support, should contact Lisa
Garrison, Suwannee County
Schools Parent and Homeless
Liaison, at 386-647-4718.


Beyond

the four

walls of the


classroom
Poverty, homelessness
plague more students
than many of us know
By Carnell Hawthorne Jr.
carnell:hawthorne@gaflnews.com
Seventy-five.
That was the number of stu-
dents registered as homeless on
the first day of school Monday in
Suwannee County.
By. today,that number was ex-
pected to have grown consider-
ably, according to Lisa Garrison,
SParent and Homeless Liaison for
the school system.
As most students began to set-
tle into their new classes this
week, others wondered where
they would stay each night, if
they would have clothes to wear
and what they would eat for sup-
per.
The problems of poverty and
homelessness have become all
too real for many local school
children.
Currently, "17 percent of stu-
dents within the district are
homeless," Garrison said. "It af-
fects kids all ages, all races, pre-
k through grade twelve."
The school system's current
homeless program was estab-
SEE BEYOND, PAGE 12A


SATs: We're number 4

Suwannee tops the list in reading, ranks 2nd in writing


By Carnell Hawthorne Jr.
carnell.hawthorne@gaflnews.com
See Our View, Page 6A, for related com-
mentary.
Suwannee County seniors ranked fourth
in the state on the SAT, results of which
were released Tuesday. Suwannee students
finished first in reading, second in writing


and 13th in math on the 2009 college ad-
missions test.
Suwannee seniors' combined average
score was 1601, behind Alachua (1632),
Santa Rosa (1615) and Okaloosa (1606).
The state average for 2009 was 1475. The
national average was 1509.
Local students scored 558 in reading,
best in the state, and 528 in writing, one


point behind top-ranked Alachua County.
They didn't fare as well in math, with an
average score of �15.
"On the SAT test,'we are very proud of
the scores that our students received," said
Cheryl Mae Brinson, director of curricu-
lum and instruction for Suwannee County
SEE SAT's, PAGE 12A


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Editor's note: The dealing in stolen prop:
Suwannee Democrat SCSO-W. Kelly
prints the entire arrest August 25, Victor
*record each week. If your Giannoble, 43, 21322
name appears here and 114th Dr., Live Oak FL,
you are later found not trafficking cannabis,
guilty or the charges are poss. drug paraphernalia:
dropped, we will be hap- SCSODTF-R. Sammons
py to make note of this in August 25, Manuel
the newspaper when ju- Fernandez, 50, 20660 51st
dicial proof is presented . Dr, Lake City FL,
to us by you or the au- manufacture cannabis poss
thorities: +grm cannabis:
The following abbrevi- SCSODFT-T.Warren
nations are used below: August 25, Rondo Ross
SCSO-Suwannee Hardy, 42, 9667 Hwy 129
County Sheriff's Office S, Live Oak FL, grand
LOPD-Live Oak Po- theft, cheating, grand theft,
lice Department cheating: SCSO-C. Fry
FDLE-Florida Depart- August 25, Wilfredo
ment of Law Enforce- Blanco, 68, 10675 155th
ment Loop, Live Oak FL, assault
FHP-Florida Highway domestic violence, battery:
Patrol . SCSO-S. Law
FWC-Florida Wildlife August 25, Robert
Commission Christopher Smith, 43,
DOT-Department of 3472 Summerhill Dr.,
Transportation Montgomery AL, improper
OALE-Office of Agri- d/1 class (4th: FDOT D.
cultural Law Enforce- Williams
ment August 26, David
P & P-Probation and Gibson Cash, 41, 168 Se
Parole Britt Place, Lake City FL,
USMS-US Marshals housed columbia county:
Service SCSO C Smith
ATF-Department of August 26, Victor
Alcohol, Tobacco and Giannoble, 43, 21322
Firearms 114th Place, Live Oak FL,
DOC-Department of poss grow house +25 plant,
Corrections manufacture cannabis, poss
+20g cannabis,
August 25, Tanya Lynn trespass/larcery utilities:
Boyd, 41, 8979 170th Terr, SCOS DTF R Sammons
McAlpin Florida, August 26, Charles
sentenced to 45 days: Duane Heiderman, 54,
SCSO - M. Locke, 20661 51st Drive, Lake
August 25, Derek City FL, poss cannabis,
Eugene Sears, 31, 1667 grow house manufacture
169th Rd, Live Oak FL, cannabis +25 pounds:
vop(poss. +20 gms): SCSO DTFM Ramirez
LOPD-K, Kinsey August 26, Billy Leeman
Auust 25, Christopher -.- Bielling, 41 208 Sw

l19th Ro04dLive 9ak FL, ,FL,. hild supp, sent 10
poss control sub o xycdon days: T.Smith
resist merchant petit theft- August 26, Kenyatta:
columbia co wrt: SCSO-E. Redden, 28, 1012 Railroad
Padgett . Ave, Live Oak FL, vop
August 25, Charles carry concealed weap, vop
Duane Heiderman, 44, resist w/o violence: P&P-
20661 51st Drive, Lake S.O'Hara
City FL, trafficking August 26, Kenneth
cannabis, poss. drug Jerome Cooks, 40, 539
paraphernalia: SCSODTF- Anna Avenue, Live Oak
M. Ramirez Florida, battery (dom
August 25, Jermaine violence), 1st app-pd app
Lamar Gwinn, 25, 914 . per fina: LOPD - L.
Brown Ave, Live Oak FL, Rogers


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United Way of Suwannee Valley has
been awarded a homeless service
Challenge Grant of $96,000, Florida
Department of Children and Families
Secretary George H. Sheldon announced
Tuesday. The local United Way serves as
the lead agency for the homeless
coalition serving Suwannee, Columbia,
Hamilton and Lafayette counties, the
Homeless Services Network of
Suwannee Valley. The annual homeless
service Challenge Grant is awarded
based on the demonstrated ability of the
local homeless coalition to carry out
quality services and housing for those.
who are homeless. The grant recognizes
the ability of participating coalition
agencies to secure other public and
private dollars to support those services.
United Way of Suwannee Valley
submitted the Challenge Grant
application on behalf of five projects
determined by the local homeless
coalition. The $96,000 in grant dollars
will fund projects at Another Way,
Catholic Charities, CDS Family and
Behavioral Health Services, United Way
and.Vivid Visions.
Another Way, Inc. will utilize $34,995
in Challenge Grant funds to install a
secure playground that is ADA
accessible and available for homeless
children of victims of domestic violence
residing at the agency's Lake City
shelter.
Catholic Charities Bureau, Inc. Lake
City Regional Office will utilize $35,000
for homeless services provided through.
the agency's A Hand Up Center homeless
day drop-in center Services available
through Challenge Grant funding at A
Hand Up Center include short-term
emergency shelter, showers, laundry,
hygiene products, mail delivery,
telephone and fax, food that can be'
utilized in either a camp setting and/or
motel setting, can openers, and paper and
plastic products. These grant funds
additionally provide for items such as
Sleeping bags, tents, rain ponchos, bug
spray and sun screenn 'or homeless
clients., en the client has ajob or
family member in another city that can
be verified, the agency provides
relocation assistance through the
provision of bus tickets. While receiving
services through Catholic Charities' A
Hand Up.program, clients are provided
referrals to mainstream services, and
case management services are provided
as needed. Other barriers addressed
include replacement Florida
identification cards and/or birth
certificates to secure day labor and


potential other employment.
CDS Family and Behavioral Health
Services, Inc. will utilize $7,500 of
Challenge Grant funding to upgrade the
youth shelter's refrigerator, freezer and
microwave and to replace worn carpeted
areas of the shelter. The agency will also
install a permanent basketball goal for
the outdoor recreation area and purchase
new puzzles, ping pong accessories and
board games for the shelter as funding
will allow.
United Way of Suwannee Valley will
receive $15,000 in support of conducting
the HUD required homeless point-in-
time survey, providing community
coordinated case management by
furthering the Homeless Services
Network of Suwannee Valley's Homeless
Management Information System
implementation and supporting coalition.
staffing to coordinate and advance the
work of the homeless coalition in the
provision of services to assist those who
are homeless or at imminent risk of
homelessness.
Vivid Visions will utilize $3,505 of
Challenge Grant funds to retain a part-
time children's advocate at the domestic
violence center's emergency shelter.
United Way of Suwannee Valley, as the
grantee, will generate sub-grant
agreements for each of the funded
projects and provide the grant
management, submitting to the state
Department of Children and Families
monthly reports on all of the grant
Funded projects.
"This grant is a significant amount of
work for Jennifer Lee, our homeless
coordinator, and the United Way office in
general," said Rita Dopp, United Way of
Suwannee Valley executive director,
"both in the work required to compile
and submit the grant application and in
the work required to manage it.
However, the United Way of Suwannee .
Valley Board of Directors deliberately
determined for our United Way to fulfill
'the role of the local homeless coalition in
the interest of ensuring our commune
agencies are eligible for receipt of -
homeless services funds, which are
important to the recipient agencies."
United Way of Suwannee Valley is a
community impact and fundraising
organization which, utilizing volunteers
on all levels, advances the common good
by'identifying unmet community needs
Sand seeking to alleviate those needs
through United Way of Suwannee Valley
initiatives and the funding of 22
affiliated health and human service
agencies.


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Suwannee River Challenge and Marathon
Oct 10
The 8th Annual Suwannee River Challenge and Marathon date has been set for
Saturday, Oct 10, on Columbus Day Weekend.


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Dear Suwannee County Residents,

The Board of County Commissioners need to cut the county
budget to avoid any tax rate increases. A tax rate increase
will hurt everyone, whether you own or rent property. The
increase will be passed on!

A millage rate of 8.0 is no longer required by the state of
Florida for the majority of available grant money. The
county should take advantage of this and keep the millage
rate the same as last year at 7.651. The proposed rate of 8.5
is an 11% increase in the property tax rate. An increase is
unacceptable in the current economic conditions.

Please, contact the County Commissioners -and ask them to
avoid any tax rate increases and to cut the budget.


Suwannee County Commissioners


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658-1602
963-5460
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EXTENSION UPDATE



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Six
tips for dining out healthy

1. Take the edge off hunger.
2. Skip the buffet.
3. Be the first to order.
4. Rethink your drink.
5. Lower the fat.
6. Control the portion sizes.


By Cathy Rogers
Family and Consumer
Sciences Agent
UF/IFAS Suwannee County y
Extension

Now that school is back
in session and sports,
dance lessons, 4-H, etc. are
starting back up, busy
families are even busier!
Eating out, once saved for
special occasions, is now
almost a necessity.
Families can definitely
save time and sometimes
even money by dining out. The problem
is that most of us end up consuming more
S calories when we eat out. Obesity rates
have soared in the past two decades and
though eating out is just one reason
among many for this condition, most of
us could use some helpful tips on how to
< . make healthier choices while looking at a
menu whether it is on the wall or in your
hands.

1. Take the edge off hunger.
Don't let-yourself get too hungry. A
hungry tummy will give way to the best
of intentions. Having a small but healthy
snack such as a cup of yogurt or a bowl of
soup may give you the willpower to make
healthier choices in the restaurant. If you'
are likely to be on the road much of the
time carry some high fiber, low fat
granola bars and use them to'stave off
hunger.

2. Skip the buffet.
All-you-can-eat buffets are real danger


zones for those who are
M trying to manage their
weight. Research shows
That the greater the variety
of foods offered at a meal,
the more calories are
consumed. This is
especially true when the
foods vary greatly in color,
texture, taste, and
nutritional value. If you
must go there, stay at the
salad bar and choose low-
fat items.

3. Be the first to order.
Decide on a healthy meal and order
first. This may cause others to follow suit
and it will keep you from hanging your
mind when someone else orders a less
healthy meal that "sounds good."

4. Rethink your drink.
Ordering water at a restaurant is healthy
for the body as well as the wallet.
Regular sodas and sweet tea contain lots
of calories and can increase quickly each
time the server refills the glass. Creamy
drinks like milkshakes and smoothies can
easily have half a day's worth of calories,

5. Lower the fat.
Fried foods generally have about three
times as many calories as their grilled,
baked or broiled counterparts. Resist
ordering the fried versions.
"Accessorizing" salads, sandwiches and
burgers with high fat items like bacon,
cheese, cream sauces and mayonnaise
adds calories from saturated fats which
can lead to heart disease. Try adding extra


tomatoes, lettuce and onions to burgers
and ordering fat free dressings on the
side, for salads.

6. Control the portion sizes.
Serving sizes in fine restaurants and
fast food places have grown tremendously
in the past decade, prompting us to eat
more than we should on a regular basis.
They also encourage us to pay just a little
bit more to get an even bigger portion!
Share with a friend (or two), take home
some leftovers, order the appetizer or
children's menu items (if they allow it).

Keep in mind that the following are
considered "Best Bets" when eating out:
Salads, soups (broth-based, rather than
cream-based), seafood, chicken breast,
vegetarian and low fat versions of iterns.
Dining out healthy is possible using,
these simple strategies.
Note: The next Take Charge of Your


Diabetes course starts Sept. 9. This is a
series of 9 classes on Wednesday,
afternoons from 3:30-5:30. Cost is $75,
which includes class materials, diabetic
recipe samples and a private consultation
with a registered dietitian. Call now to
Enroll (386-362-2771).
All programs and related activities
sponsored for, or assisted by, the Institute
of Food and Agricultural Sciences are
open to all persons with non-
discrimination with respect to race, creed,
color, religion, age, disability, sex, or
sexual orientation, marital status, national
origin, political opinions, or affiliations.
For persons with disabilities requiring
special accommodations, please contact
Sour office-at leastfive working days prior
to the progra~rso that proper
consideration may be given to the request.
Our phone number is 386-362-2771. For
the hearing impaired, please contact the
Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8771.
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NOTICE OF MEETING
NOTICE\IS HEREBY GIVEN that the SUWANNEE COUNTY SCHOOL
BOARD will meet in the School Board Meeting Room, 702 2nd Street,
NW, Live Oak, Florida, on the following date and time:

Thursday, September 3' 2009

5:30 p.m. Public Hearing to adopt the final Millage Rates and final Budget
for 2009-2010

School Board meetings are open to the public with the exception of
Expulsion Issues, which are private. Anyone present wishing to appeal any
decision made during the Regular Meeting will need to ensure that a
verbatim record of the meeting is made, including any testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. 1


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suwannee living


Happy 1st Birthday

Andrew Waters


Hernando de Soto and the

Indians of Suwannee County
Saturday, Sept 12 from 9:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Camp Weed. Cost
- $25.00 each, includes lunch. A complete exploration of the
period of events leading up to and following Hernando de Soto's
expedition through this county. A recent archeological discovery
on the Camp Weed property by the University of Florida revealed
that this was indeed where de Soto's army (600 men and 200
horses) stayed on Sept 12, 1539. Join us as we visit the site and
search for artifacts. Also present will be a horse from the original
Spanish breed, a Galicino. A fun day for the family. Please register
for this event by calling Camp Weed at 364-5250.


Future Now at

Melody Christian
Melody Christian Academy is hosting
Future Now event on Sept. 9.
Future Now will be doing an afternoon
assembly with middle and high school
students and will have a "Back to School
Bash" at 7 p.m. in the Revolution Club
(next to Melody Christian Center) that is
open to the community.
Free event for the whole family.
For more information call 386-364-4800.


Coming in the September 2 Issue of Relish


Happy 1st Birthday, Andrew Waters.
Love, Mom, Dad and Chloe.



L.H.S. Class of 1999
LHS class of 1999 will hold their 10 year reunic
October 16-17, in Mayo.
Please send mailing address to
www.fdoacs.hotmail.com Darica.Land, 386-288-4
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The Suwannee High graduating class 1951 celebrated a 58th reunion recently. Pictured are the class members that attended. Front row, from left: Connie Mitchell Scott, Bonnie
Jane Croft Mobley, Marie Spooner Wacter, Ina Mae Dasher Boggus, Mary Frances Walker Scroggins, Frances Maxine Green Luth, Hazel Lee Hatch Carlton, Miriam Joiner Knight,
Lottie Mae Stephens Forlines. Back row, from left: Wilmer Lee Hunter, Leaman E. Pete Howell, Flarzell N. Strickland, Thurman Leslie Mclntosh, Claude Henry Faircloth Jr.,,Genevive
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Seasonal flu vaccine available at Health Department


By Wanda Crowe, R.N.
Nursing Director
Suwannee County Health
Department

Seasonal influenza vaccine
for adults will be available at
the Suwannee County IHealth
Department beginning
Tuesday, Sept. 1. This vaccine
is recommended in addition to


Sany H1N1 (Swine Flu) vaccine that may
become available later this fall.

Seasonal flu vaccine is recommended
for those who are:
* 50 years of age and older
* Persons at risk for complications from
influenza, including:
* women who will be pire.n.int 'during ;'
flu season '
* persons with chronic health problems
* persons with a weakened immune


system
* persons with muscle or
nerve disorders that can lead to
breathing or swallowing
problems
* residents of nursing homes
and other long term care
facilities
* Healthcare providers
* Caregivers of children
from birth up to 5 years of age


* Household contacts and caregivers of
people 50 years and older
* Anyone with chronic medical
problems

, The vaccine will be given by
appointment beginning Sept. 1. Call 386-
362-2708 for an appointment at the Live
Oak clinic or 386-935-1133 for an
appointment at the Branford clinic.
Seasonal influenza Vacci'eforb children
age 6 months-18 years is expected from


the Vaccine for Children's (VFC) program
in the near future and will be announced in
the Suwannee Democrat. There is no
charge for the VFC seasonal flu vaccine.
Adult seasonal flu vaccine will be $30 and
is covered by Medicare.
The seasonal flu vaccine is an
inactivated, or killed, virus and cannot give
you the flu. The vaccine is one of the best
ways to protect yourself from an infection
with the flu virus. Other preventive
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and water or use an alcohol based hand
sanitizer
* Cough or sneeze into a tissue and
dispose of it properly and wash your hands


* Cough or sneeze into your elbow or
sleeve if you do not have a tissue
* Avoid touching your eyes, nose or
mouth
* Stay away from persons with the flu
* Keep surfaces clean by wiping them
with a household disinfectant

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Best


efforts
Congratulations to 36 of our
best and brightest for their collec-
tive performance on the SAT. The
Suwannee County contingent
scored, on average, fourth best in
the state on the college admissions
test in 2009. Quite an accomplish-
ment.
Let's not lose sight of the bigger
picture., though.
Many of our students continue
to struggle, and we owe them our
best efforts at helping them suc-
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Want to vent? Our

hotline is open 24/7.
Suwannee Countians, it's time to speak your mind! How? By
calling the Suwannee Democrat Rant and Rave hotline. The hot-
line never closes and is your way to let it out. You can let ever-
one know how you feel -- as long as you express yourself in a re-
spectful way.
Note: In written entries to Rant and Rave, errors in spelling,
grammar or punctuation are those of the authors.

God, alcohol, tobacco, drugs, gambling, casinos. A "wise" man,
woman, or child will always choose God and be reconciled back
to Him through Jesus Christ, the Savior of mankind. "ALL" have
sinned and come short of His glory. God/Jesus created each and
every human being and gave us His rules, the Holy Bible, to live
by.
He tells us in this great rulebook that time is of essence, very
short and ONLY what's done for Jesus will "last."
Matthew 16:26 says "What shall it profit a person if they gained
the whole world and, lose their soul. His fantastic rulebook also
tells us if we lack wisdom we can ASK God for it and He gives it
to ALL liberally. James 1:5.
My prayer is that everyone will choose LIFE and not death!!

Recently, someone called in to rave about the animal control in
this community. Well I would certainly welcome them into my
neighborhood. There's dogs roaming everyday. I think that every-
body in the neighborhood lets their dog out when they leave work.
And you would think that if your own dog is getting into your own
garbage and turning it over and making a mess, that you .would
grow a brain and think of a solution to secure that dog. but this
happens everyday. So I wouldwelcome animal control into my
neighborhood. And that's the north end of town, Second Street and
Lime Avenue and Evelyn Avenue. Animal control can come any
day of the week and there will be roaming dogs.

This is in reference to Mrs. Cundiff being overpaid on the pen-
sion fund. She is not the one who made the error. Thank you John
Hale for your comments. This is one for the city to pay. I would
not have the nerve to ask Mrs. Cundiff to pay it back. That's why
we hire competent help.

The letter last wk. really says it all in no uncertain terms & it's
the gospel truth. How can the chamber & commission sit on their
sanctimonious behinds and ignore the people they are paid to rep-
resent? This is a house divided and it won't go away. The anti
liquor arguments to date are really lame. We've heard from the ju-
venile & unrealistic "just move" faction (700 taxpayers have), one
letter about unspecified values and some mumbo-jumbo about
devils. This is what we base legal decisions on? How about a dis-
crimination lawsuit based on the fact some people can sell liquor
to certain others & tell you what kind of business you can invest
in. Get this co. chartered & break up the monopoly.

The proposed industrial park is a good idea,BUT... there are a lot
of issues that must be considered before writing a half million $
check. The lack of confidence in our co. gov't. is alarming. Do we


From my observation and the reports I
I received, school started in a relatively .
smooth fashion. I always feel sorry for
the kindergarteners and other younger
kids that do not want to leave their Ma-
mas. There is always a lot of kids hang-
ing on their Mothers' coattails. There
were many teary eyed parents that did-
n't want to leave them either. As always,
the traffic was terrible the first day with
all the parents dropping off students at BY SONNY
their respective schools. It will get bet-
ter. More will be riding those big .yellow things which will 'cut
down on traffic a lot. Good luck to the students and parents as they
embark on another adventure this school year. Parents, the success
of your kids in school is largely dependent upon you. You are a
very important factor in the success of your child and the school
system as a whole. I speak as a parent, grandparent and a former
teacher with thirty years experience in the classroom. Hang in
there. Only 175 days to go.
As I reported to you earlier, the City was returned $325,587 due
to the failure of the Gas Supply Acquisition Project in which the
City was involved. I presented a program to the City Council that
would rebate these monies back to the gas using residents of Live
Oak over the next two years. My objectivetwas to give gas cus-
tomers some relief from their gas bills during these trying eco-
nomic times. I asked staff to work up a program which would en-
able this to happen. The first $100,000 would be used to supple-
ment the shortfall in the gas fund this year. This action would keep
the city from having to raise gas rates in the 2010 fiscal year. An-
other $100,000 would be rebated back to the gas customers this


Rave


have any serious ,out of this area investors on line for this project?
The infrastructure needed is non-existent. Zoning for affordable
homes on smaller lots must be in place for a work force to live.
The educational & medical care available isn't up to par for cur-
rent residents, let alone a drawing card for new investment. Retail
choices are so limited both in scope & area. We need more & it
needs to be spread out in the county. Leisure activity is a must. Not
everyone 'is into 4-H, tent revivals & sweet tea. Throw in our
skilled work force,& welcoming attitude & then we got the whole
picture. For once, let's do some homework & we might be ready
to enter the competitive market place.
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Our county has been declared 1, of 4 economic crisis areas. This
is the direct result from decades of inept & corrupt politics, poor
education & religious fanatacism. Electing officials based on fam-
ily connections & church affiliations obviously isn't working. The
one service this county is good at providing is writing themselves
nice checks. 700 folks leaving & more to follow places more tax
burden on those remaining. Rest assured that alcohol sales and the
resulting growth in the hospitality & tourism sector will provide
more NEW revenue & investment than relying on taxing working
folks homes & gasoline. Contact State Senator Charles Dean & get
this county chartered in order to put an end to this "business as
usual", I have
m m
The Suwannee County Commission has approved funding to
purchase 100 acres of land next to the US90 and I-10 interchange.
No government entity, e.g. the Suwannee County Board of Com-
missioners, should be in the business of investing and/or speculat-
ing. If it were such a good deal, why didn't the present owner de-
velop the property? If it were such a good deal many private in-
vestors would have purchased the property!
Is this property going to be developed like the investment prop-
erty located on Gold Kist?
The Commission should abandon this behavior! They should
also abandon the consideration of purchasing property near 1-10 /
and US 90!
I think a new Board of Commissioners might be in order, don't
you?

It is really hard to swallow that people who use Christidn sym-
bolism to advertise their business ventures can condemn someone
who wants a drink with dinner or earn a living involving liquor
sales. J.C. don't do endorsements! We even have a pious energy
co. here, imagine that. This shows how twisted the standards are
that control our lives here. God's gift to man was knowledge, the
ability to reason, and conscience to know right from wrong. Our
country was founded on liberty &,freedom. How can the handful
of people who control this co. justify denying what God & gov't
bestowed upon us? All belief systems require acceptance of the su-
pernatural & mysticism. You are free to persue this anyway you
wish, let others make their own choices. This thinking brought us
the inquisition & the Salem witch trials.

I am appalled that social security recipients will not receive their
annual cost of living increase for two years. If government can bail
out car companies, insurance companies, banks and everything
else under the sun, why can't they bail out social security? Stand
up senior citizens, let your congressman hear your voice.

SEE RANT & RAVE, PAGE.13A


, -... . ', coming year. Under the program, cus-
VIAYO S tomers would get a break in their gas bills
COR N R during the four coldest months (Novein-
N ber, December, January, February). For
some reason, there has been some hesita-
tion by the Council to accept my rebate
suggestions. I'm sure they will before the
budget is finalized.
I can report some good news concerning
the recent home invasions the city has ex-
NOBLES perienced lately. The Police Department
has identified six juveniles who appear to
be the culprits. Four have been detained and two have pick-up or-
ders issued to other communities. The P.D. has been relentless in
trying to solve this situation. Most of theses crimes have been
against the Hispanic community but it is just a matter of time be-
fore these criminals would touch every segment of our society.
Good work Live Oak Police Department.
During the home town meeting held by Congressman Alan
Boyd, several citizen observers stood on top of the large glass-top
table in the conference room and broke the glass. It cost the resi-
dents of Live Oak $222 to replace. It would be nice if these folks
would come forward and pay for, the damage. The pictures of these
people appeared in the Suwannee Democrat several weeks ago.
I, Councilman Stewart and Administrator Farley attended a
meeting sponsored by the Health Department concerning the
HIN 1 (swine flu) immunization campaign planned in the fall. The
purpose of the meeting was to update attendees on the current sta-
tus of the virus, planning efforts and the role the participating


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High goes over a PowerPoint presentation. - Photo: Stephenie Livingston


- First week of class goes off without a hitch
By Stephenie Livingston .
stephenie. livingston @gaflnews.com


The first week of school was interrupted by a sud-
den thunderstorm that began to roll through as stu-
dents hurried to the busses or huddled under shelter .
Wednesday afternoon. Other than that, everything has
gone smoothly, according to.Branford High principal
Ted Roush.
"This week has gone extremely well. It's been a
very smooth week and there have been no major
problems," said Roush.
Eighth-giader Michael Barlow said his week has
been "good" s'o far and he's looking forward to foot-.
ball games and interesting classes, but says he is
dreading the FCAT. Sixteen-year-old Casey Sardone
said this week is "going all right" and that he's having
a little trouble getting to his classes on time. "I wish
we had more than five minutes to get to class," said
Sardone.
SOlder students say they're looking forward to this
year, but even more excited about college and future
plans. Eleventh-grader Chad Rucker said he's looking


The calm before the storm. Branford High and Branford Elementary before classes began.
-Photos: Staff


forward to learning new material and loves his pre-
calculus class. However, he says it's going to be a
long next two years in anticipation of college. Rucker
says teachers and staff are "doing a good job" and he


wouldn't change anything about his school.
At Branford Elementary, everything has gone ac-
cording to plan and most of the kids seem excited .
about the first week of class, said a school official.


Branford's Bucs getting ready for a big year


Stephenie Livingston
stepheni. livingston@ gaflnews.com .

Coach Bill Wiles' expectations for the season are
simple.
"I hope we go out there and play hard," said Wiles.
"It's a simple game, you just go out there and play as
hard as you qan."
Wiles is in his fourth year at Branford. He has a
S101-63 overall record covering 19 seasons as a head
coach.
Branford's five returning starters include junior run-
ning back/linebacker Trent Thompson with 220 yards
rushing and 41 tackles last year, junior defensive back
David Bass (seven interceptions, 21 tackles), junior
running back/defensive back Kyle Certain (213 yards
rushing, 59 tackles) and senior running back/defensive
back Willie Clemons (two interceptions, 29 tackles).
John Perry, Matt Vickerson and brothers Matt and
Max Lambert will also be key this'season.
Key losses include last year's seniors Tim Clark
(535 yards passing, 809 yards rushing, 87 tackles) and
Wade Armstrong (460 yards rushing, 53 tackles). Also
lost to graduation were Brad Bullock, Daniel Garrett
and linemen Anthony Donato, Logan Lynch, Spencer
White, David Barrs and D.J. McWherter.
Wiles said Wednesday after practice that although
they lost a number of top players last year, he's confi-
dent the young team will rise to the challenge. "We
had a great spring and a great summer. They looked
good, but I'll be able to tell you more after Friday
night," said Wiles:
The Bucs were 6-4 in 2007 and 7-3 in 2008. 10-0 in
'09? With a brand new team whose talent has yet to be
proven, coach Wiles says anything's possible.


"It's a simple game," says coach Bill Wiles,
"you just go out there and play as hard as you can."


Scene from a recent football clinic. Back row, from left: Max Lambert, Mason Tyler, Josh Kirby, Seth Stebbins, Wade Cash-
well, Bill Wiles. Front row, from left: Joey Fradosio, Sam Higgins, Matt Lambert, Willie Clemons, Mike Lindblade, James
Bailey, John Perry.
- Photo: Submitted


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Going


strong


Not many

Simone


lines of work are recession-proof.

and Brenda Langston occupy one


Mary-Jane

of them.


WI8


Maiy-Jane Simone laughing as she and a customer talk about town happenings in a Branford salon.
-Photo: Stephenie Livingston


"Anyone who has left or
stopped using a more
expensive treatment because
they're struggling financially,
there's been two or three
behind them," said Simone as
she flipped through her full
schedule book.


mLt4 urrt Diratonr


Hatch Bend
Apostolic Church
Pastor Steve Boyd
Church 935-2806 Hm. 935-0125
Sunday Worship..................10:00 a.m.
Wednesday.............................7:30 p.m.
525198-F
Branford United
Methodist Church
LerbieAlligood
935-1653
Sunday
Sunday School..............9:30a.m.
Church Service................10:45 a.m.
Wednesday
Bible Study................. ..........5:30 p.m.
525199-F
Burlington Santa Fe
Church of Christ
Evangelist Ken Campbell
935-1532
Bible School.................. 0:00 a.m.
Worship Service......................,.11:00 a.m.
Bible Hour.................................5:00p.m.
Worship Service......................6:00 p.m.
Wed.-Bible Study..................7:00 p.m.
I ".525200-F
Living Springs
.Family Worship Center
Pastor Charles Istre
Church 935-1713
www.livingspringsfwc.org
Sunday School.........................9:30 a.m.
Morning Service...................... 10:30 a.m.
Wed. Family Night & OPEN Youth
Ministries
Dinner.................................... 5:30 p.m.
Service.......................................7:00 pm.
525202-F
Branford Church
Of God
Pastor G. Dale Dhnsby
Church 935-6806
Sunday School...........................94a.m.
Morning Worship................,10:45 a.m.
Evening Worship.................6:00 p.m.
Wed.-Mid-week Service.............7:00 p.m.
525203-F
Lebanon Baptist Church
Pastor Joe Dunn
935-2440
Sunday School.....................10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship......................11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship......................7:00 p.m.
Wed.-Prayer Meeting ............ ...7:00 p.m.
525205-F
Pinemount Baptist Church
US 129 South (Across from the S&S Store)
P.O. Box 129, McAlpin, FL
* 386-362-5634
Nursery provided for each worship service
Worship and Fellowship Opportunities
of the Week
Pastor: Matthew Barker
Bible School.. ................. ....9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship...................011:00 a.m.
Evening Worship........................6:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY
Family Night Supper.................6:00 p.m.
AWANA Club............................:30 p.m.
Prayer Meeting........................7:00 p.m.
Notforsaking the assembling of ourselves
together...bu encouraging one another.
Hebrews 10:25 542076-F


McCall's Chapel
7755 S. SR 349, Branford, FL 32008
935-0595
Sunday School.........................9:45 a.m.
Worship Service................. 11:00 a.m.
Wed. Bible Study............... ..........7:00 p.m.
525210-F
Northern Florida
Christian Center
Pastor Retha Garten
935-0948
O'BrieriFL
Sunday School.......................... 9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship ........................10:30 a.m.
Evening Worship...........................7:00 p.m.
Thurs.-Prayer Bible Study............7:00 p.m.
525211-F
First Baptist Church
Gordon Keller, Pastor
Church 935-1363
Sunday School,...............9.............9:00 a.m.
Morning Worship ..................10:15 a.m.
Youth Discipliship........ ...5:00 p.m.
Sunday Evening.........................6:00 p.m.
Wed.-Prayer Meeting..................6:30 p.m.
525212-F








San Juan Catholic Mission
Reverand Sebastian George
For information call
935-2632
Sunday Mass..............................:930 a.m.
Wednesday Mass..........................6:00 p.m.
525209-F
Ephesus Advent
Christian Church
Pastor Bill Talley
963-5600- 208-9626
Sunday School Service................9:45 a.m.
Worship Service .......................11:00 a.m.
Prayer Meeting...........................7:00 p.m.
542078-F
Hatch Bend Baptist Church
Pastor Paul A. Coleman
935-0943
Sunday School...............................,9:45 a,m.
Sunday Morning Worship........ll:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening........................:00 p.m.
Wednesday Evening...................700 p.m.
3029 S.E. CR 500 542071-F


- This space could be your
church listing or business,
for more information
call Nancy at 386-362-1734
525101-F


"There was a guy who came in the other day who said
he needed a haircut for a job," said Langston. "If you
want to keep your job, you have to look professional."


By Stephenie Livingston
stephenie.li',ingston@sgafliinws.com .
Hair doesn't stop growing during a recession. Mary-
Jane Simone and Brenda Langston, hairdressers in
Branford, say that while people may sacrifice nights
out, fashionable clothes and new cars, they'll always
pay to have their hair done.
"Even when you can't eat, you don't want'gray hair,"
said Langston jovially Wednesday evening as a few
women, and one local mechanic, took refuge from the
pouring.rain inside her salon. "A client once said to ihe
'As long as they make hair color, I'll never be gray.'
She wasn't kidding. People will sacrifice in other areas
before sacrificing their looks. When the economy is
bad, hairdressers and dog groomers stay in business."
However, Simone and Langston aren't just staying in
business, they're thriving. "Anyone who has left or
stopped using a more expensive treatment because
they're struggling financially, there's.been two or three
behind them," said Simone as she flipped through her
full schedule book.
Furthermore, even with the economic downturn,
people have to have their hair done in order to keep
and find jobs, said Langston.
"There was a guy who came in the other day who
said he needed a haircut for a job," said Langston. "If
you want to keep your job, you have to look profes-
sional."
Simone says they've also seen an increase in busi-
ness with the start of the new school year. Most par-
ents won't let their kids go to school without a new
haircut, even if they are having financial problems,
said Simone.



FRIEND'S DAY
We would like to invite you, 'ourfriends to our
"Friend's Day" and dinner on the grounds.
Please come as our honored guests!
Place:
Burlington-Santa Fe Church of Christ
4393 Hwy. 27

Date:
August 30th

Time:
Bible Class is 10:00 a.m.
Worship is 11:00 a.m.

Dinner will follow the morning
worship

** Classes For All Ages **

** Community is Welcome **

Call for more information and to
RSVP 386-935-1532
525102-F


Although Langston says the beauty business is al-
most recession proof, it's not always easy to break
into. "My very first paycheck I worked around 50
hours and brought home 90 bucks," said Langston.
Private hairdressers have to build aclientele, and un-
til that happens, money can be tight, she said.
Langston got into hairdressing so that her schedule
would be more flexible and she could spend time with
her kids. Simone, however, had other reasons.
SBack in the 60s, Simone wanted to be'a physical
therapists, but her father had other plans.
"I had a very old-fashioned Italian father. He called
college students 'professional students,' people too lazy
to work," said Simone as she snipped away at a cus-
tomer's hair. "He wanted to me to work. He came from'
the old days of the great depression when you had to
work to have respect."
However, Simone was able to ignore her father's
wishes without really rebelling.
"He wanted me to work for the government or the
post office, ya know? I had to pick a profession that I
could go to vocational school while I was in high
school, so I picked cosmetology. So I was able to get
out of high school and go straight to work just like my.
father wanted me to," she said Simone with a hint of
sarcasm. "It turns out I was successful at it. I enjoy it ,
because it's an art."
"Clients turn into family," interrupted Langston.
"Yes, and I enjoy teaching them how to use a curling
iron or showing them how to do their makeup," said
Simone.
"It's special because -" Simone paused to hug a cus-
tomer good-bye and tell her how beautiful she looked. I
"'It's special because you can transform them in a way
that they never dreamed they could look. So in that
way the beauty business is very rewarding."
Simone and Langston both agree that during a time i
when financially most people are not doing well,
they're thankful to be in a business that can roll with
the\punches. "When I come to work and I'm real busy,
I'm so thankful to be tired when I get home," said
Langston.
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To kick off the fall sea-
son, members of the
McAlpin Community
Club will host a cookout
and ice cream social on
Sept. 14 at 7 p.m.
All members are en-
couraged to attend.
Neighbors in the


O'BRIEN


BITS




PIECE4


S For the last couple of.
months I've been keeping
very busy putting my life
"back in order," to put it
mildly. I didn't expect to
take this much time, but
once I got started reorga-
nizing my priorities, things
took on a life of their own.
To those of you who
know my son and his wife,
Grady and Lori Smith, they
have moved into a house in
Branford that they have
pretty much renovated for
their landlady, and they
love it. It's their first real
home of their own since
they were married back in
2004, and last Sunday held
their first party, a very nice
housewarming, with many
friends and neighbors and
clients of Grady's business.
And I've been busy rear-
ranging rooms and doing a
little decorating of my own,
painting one room, touch-
ing up the paint in a couple
of others and getting used
to living the "single" life. 1,
,didn't realize until jast
about a week ago that this


is the first time I'll be really
living on my own in over
40 years, and the adjust-
ment is not at.all the situa-
tion some family and
friends expected it to be for
me. To be honest, I'm hav-
ing a ball!
But in the last couple of
months we've seen several'
friends and neighbors "go
home" - Marvin Truluck,
Stanley Whitfield, Loyce
Roberts Sr., Carolyn (Mrs.
Albert) Roberts and most.
recently' Gina Jenkins,
niece of Freida Isaacks, our
mail route lady. To these
families, my sincere sym-
pathy in the passing of your
loved ones.
Carolyn Roberts was one,
of the ladies of O'Brien
Baptist Church who had a
profound influence in my
life and my husband's. She
played the piano fori;,dr
church for many years and
was one of the kindest en-
couragers for both of us to


her play wher be sang


a solo rather than use tapes,
which is what I prefer, and
they spent many hours in
practice over the many
years Carolyn played until
problems with her hands
made it painful and diffi-
cult for her to continue. 1
know she is sharing Heav-
en's many blessings with
some other dear ladies of
OBC ... Jannette Parker,
Lula Roberts, Sheila Buck-
ner, Janet Briggs and Mari-
lyn4vMetzger, just to name a
very. few.
Now I have been encour-
aged to continue my col-
umn, and I'm looking for-
ward to being mobile again
and getting back into circu-
lation. But if you have a bit
:of news, the celebration of
a special birthday, anniver-
sary, birth of a new child or
grandchild, or family re-
union that you would like
mentioned (along with
photos if you have a few),
please call me and I'll do
my best to work it into my
column. You can call me at
386-364-5584 any time. If
I'm not at home, just leave
me a message. And please,
be sure to leave your name,
phone number and the day
you are calling. My answer
phone sometimes has a lot
of static after a heavy rain,
and I cannot distinguish the
voice of who is calling,
even when I know them

Sdca ba of the
y, do call back.


Branford man arrested on DUI charges


William Bradley Newcomb


From Suwannee County
sheriffs reports
A Branford man was ar-
rested August 13 by
Suwannee County Sheriffs
Deputy David Taylor for
DUI (2nd offense) and
DWLS.
During a routine traffic
stop Taylor made contact
with the driver of the vehi-
cle identified as William


Bradley Newcomb, 35,
who was determined to be
driving while impaired and
operating a motor vehicle
with a suspended driver's
license. He was placed in
custody and transported to
the' Suwannee County Jail
on the stated charges. B6nd
was set at' $5,000 and he
bonded through a local
bonding agency.


McAlpin man arrested for

driving with suspended license


Paul Robert Summerall


From Suwannee-County
sheriffs reports
A McAlpin man.was ar-
rested August 20 by
Suwannee County Sheriffs
Deputy Cody McIntyre for
DWLS/R knowingly, ,
A B.O.L.O. was issued
for the driver of a vehicle
involved in a domestic dis-
pute. While looking for the
vehicle Mcintyre observed
a vehiclee matching the de-
scription and he'confducted
a traffic sitp. lHe made con-


tact 'with the driver, Paul
Robert Summerall, 28, who
when he made contact with
him advised his license was
not valid because of tickets.
This information was con-
firmed through a DHSMV.
records check. He was
placed in custody and
transported to the Suwan-
nee County Jail on the stat-
ed charges. Bond was set a
$500.00 and he bonded
through a local bonding
agency.


Reunion

planned

for BHS

class of

'63

The Branford High
School Class of 1963
will:hold areunion at
the Jonas Mill in Hil-
dreth, FL (seven miles
east of Branford on'US
Highway 27), starting at
11 a.m., Saturday, Octo-
ber 10. A
hamburger/hot dog
cookout is planned.
Please share this infor-
mation with other class
members you see or
have contact with.
Let's make this a great
reunion! For details,
contact Larry Jonas at
229-559-6922, or mail
,yr contact Infomla-
idon to: Larry Jonas,
PMB 122, Moody AFB,
Ga. 31699. We need a
head count, so let us
hear from \ou no later
'3^-.* .3. .


McAlpin area are wel-
come.to join us; the mem-'
bership fees per year are
$5 per family. The club
house is located at 9981
.170th Terrace. For more
info, call Donna at 963-
3516 or Shirley 'at 963-
5357.


You're invited to the annual

Fletcher Reunion
When: August 29, 2009
Where: Fanning Springs, Fl.
Come and bring a covered dish.
Lunch will be' served at 12:30 p.m. in the same cabin as
last year, located to the left of the entrance - A/C. and
porch swing.
All friends and family welcome.


Take Charge of your Diabetes
WHAT: Take Charge of Your Diabetes
WHO: Type 2 Diabetes (and partner)
, WHEN: September 9, 2009 .-' - "e
For 9 weeks on Wednesdays. 3:3t-.. .
HOW MUCH - $75
WHY: Because you can ljve a quality life with.few-
Ser complications when you know and li e the facts.
. For pre-registration (required) or questions, con-
tact: Cathy Rogers. Suwannee County
(386) 362-2771, cirogers@di% TeA 4 t-: t't


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More than 80 marijuana
plants were confiscated
recently during three
separate arrests by the
Suwannee County Drug


Task Force, according to
Suwannee County Jail
reports.
Deputies say 62
marijuana plants were
recovered Aug. 25 from the
home of 43-year-old Victor
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Place, after a search
revealed Giannoble was
allegedly operating a grow
house. An additional 40
"plant clones" were found
that have yet to form roots,
according to reports. Eight
fluorescent grow lights,
liquid fertilizer, an air
conditioning unit and grow
buckets were discovered as
well. Suwannee County
Drug Task Force operative
Robert Sammons weighed
the marijuana at 4296
grams. Giannoble was also
charged with stealing
electricity after it was
discovered he broke the seal
at the electric meter and
tapped into to the wires to.
steal electricity to help
operate the grow operation,
reports show. Suwannee
Valley Electric Cooperative
reported about 300 kilowatts
of electricity stolen over a


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Manuel Victor Charles Duane
Fernandez Giannoble Heiderman


nine-day period.
Charles Duane
Heiderman, 54, of 20661
51st Drive, was charged
with operating a grow house
after 32 pounds of
marijuana was reportedly
found inside a metal
building. According to
reports, the grow operation
was equipped with
fluorescent lights, air
conditioners, liquid fertilizer
and cultivation buckets. He
was also charged with the
manufacture of cannabis.
Both Giannoble and
Heiderman were arrested


Aug. 26.
Heiderman's neighbor,
50-year-old Manuel
Fernandez, of 20660 51st
Drive, was booked into the
Suwannee County Jail Aug.
25 for manufacturing pot
and the possession of more
than 20 grams of pot after a
search of a barn on his
property revealed four pot
plants growing inside. The
Search also revealed lights,
hydroponic material and an
air conditioning that
authorities said was
consistent with a grow
operation.


A REPORTTO

PARENTS 2008-2009'
School Board Policy 4.01 establishes the Student Progression Plan for Suwannee
District Schools. The plan is comprehensive and in part relates to student
performance standards, promotion, retention and graduation requirements. The
Student Progression Plan is available for review at the district office and each school
site. Student promotion is based on evaluation of pupil achievement in terms of
appropriate instructional goals. Grade placement is categorized K-5, 6-8 and, 9-12.
K-5 placement is determined by student achievement of grade level
. expectations. Mandatory retention is exercised at Grade 3 if reading
proficiency is not Level 2 or above. Students may be exempt from Grade 3
retention with specified "Good Cause" reasons.

6-8 placement is determined by student achievement or grade level
expectations. The principal has the final approval based on evaluation of the
student's performance. Retention is recommended if the student fails two or
more core academic subjects. For students entering Grade 6 in 2008-09,
certain required course completions are necessary to enter 8th Grade. Must
have 12 courses completed in required subjects.

9-12 placement is based on regular promotions occurring at the end of the
school year and dependent on credits earned. See the table below.
Grade 9 Promoted from grade eight.
Grade 10 Student must have eared five (5) credits.
Grade 11 Student must have eared eleven (11) credits
Grade 12 Student must have earned seventeen (17) credits.


Students Scoring at Level 1 and Level 2 on the Reading Portion of the
Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT)
The following table shows FCAT Reading results for all students (all curriculum groups)
tested during.the 2009 administration of the FCAT in the district.
Number
Number. Scoring at Percent Scoing
Total Number Number Scoring Percent Scoing Scoring at Leve Percent Scoing Levels 1 at Levels 1 and
Grade Level Tested at Level 1 at Level 1 2 at Level 2 and 2 2
3 487 68 14 53 11 118 25
4 464 .60 13 97 21 157 34
5 399 65 14 59 15 114 29
6 444 84 19 93 21 177 40
7 415 71 17 87 21 158 38
8 417 63 15 129 31 192 46
S9 437 92 21 179 41 271 62
10 323 142 44 112 35 . 254 68

Students Retained (not Promoted) in Grades 3 through 10.
The following table shows the number and percentage of students retained by grade,
for all students in grades 3 through 10 within the district.


Grade 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 . 10
Number
detained 13 1 0 28 24 29 46 72
End-of-Year
Membership' 421 366 334' 438 424 427 470 470
Percent
Retained 3 0.002 0 6 6 7 10 15


* End-of-year membership is the count of all students who are enrolled at the end of
the year and for whom a decision on promotion status is required and reported.

Number of Students Promoted for
Good Cause, by Category of Exemption
This table shows the number of third-grade students who were exempted from the
FCAT reading requirement and promoted for good cause at the end of the 2008-
2009 school year.

ELULEP students with StudentseiliOIsabia s S ote udent onstlraln g S1VD Retaied Once Students Rtaingd
Less than 2 YPIn (SWD) notrtetdon Studets Paftln' Prgda oy hrurh wllh 2+Yeesof TWeeWithi2wo Mor
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NOTICE OF LAND USE CHANGE
The.City Council of the City of Live Oak, Florida proposes to regulate the use of land within the area as shown on
the map belowby amending the City.of Live Oak Comprehensive Plan, hereinafter referred to as the
Comprehensive Plan, as follows:
CPA 08-3, an application by Ronnie Poole, to amend the Future Land Use Plan Map of the Comprehensive Plan to
change the future land use classification from RESIDENTIAL, LOW DENSITY (less than or equal to 2 dwelling
units per acre) and AGRICULTURE (less than or equal to 1 dwelling unit per 1:0 acres) to RESIDENTIAL, HIGH
DENSITY (less than or equal to 20 dwelling units per acre) on property described, as follows:
,RESIDENTIAL, LOW DENSITY (less than or equal to 2 dwelling units per acre) to RESIDENTIAL, HIGH
DENSITY (less than or equal to 20 dwelling units per acre)
A parcel of land lying within Section 25, Township 2 South, Range 13 East, Suwannee County Florida. Being
more particularly described, as follows: Commence at the Northwest corner of the Southwest ? of the Southwest ?
of said Section 25; thence South 89-o62'09" East to the West right-of-way line of the Seaboard Coast Line
Railroad 1,240.71 feet; thence South 08-22'49" East, along the West right-of-way line of the Seaboard Coast Line
Railroad 136.29 feet; thence North 89-62'52" West 1,263,64 feet; thence North,01m13'16" East 154.88 feet to the
Point of Beginning, containing 4.17 acres, more or less.
AGRICULTURE (less than-or equal to 1 dwelling unit per 10 acres) to RESIDENTIAL, HIGH DENSITY (less
than or equal to 20 dwelling units per acre)
A parcel of land lying within Section 25, Township 2 South, Range 13 East, Suwannee County Florida. Being
more particularly described, as follows: Commence at the Northwest comer of the Southwest ? of the Southwest ?
of said Section 25; thence South 01-,13'16" West 154.88 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 89oo62'09"
East to the West right-of-way line'of the Seaboard Coast Line Railroadl,263.64 feet; thence South 08-22'49"
East, along the West right-of-way line of the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad 328.08 feet; thence North 89-62'52"
West 299.99'feet; thence South 08-22'49" East 210.00 feet,'thence North 89-62'52" West 1,052.52 feet;
thence North 0113'16" East 512.49 feet to the Point of Beginning, containing 14.27 acres, more or less.
All said lands containing 18.44 acres, more or less.












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The public hearings to consider the enactment of the ordinances to adopt amnedments will be held on September 8,
2009 at 7:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matters can be heard, in the City Council Meeting Room, City Hall,
located at 101 Southeast White Avenue, Live Oak, Florida. The titles of said ordinances read, as follows:
ORDINANCE 1223
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LIVE OAK, FLORIDA, RELATING TO CHANGING THE LAND USE
CLASSIFICATION OF TEN OR MORE ACRES OF LAND ON THE FUTURE LAND USE PLAN MAP OF
THE CITY OF LIVE OAK COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, PURSUANT TO AN APPLICATION, CPA 08-3, BY
THE PROPERTY OWNER, UNDER THE AMENDMENT PROCEDURES ESTABLISHED IN SECTIONS
163.3161 THROUGH 163.3215, FLORIDA STATUTES, AS AMENDED; PROVIDING FOR A CHANGE IN
THE LAND USE CLASSIFICATION FROM RESIDENTIAL, LOW DENSITY (LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 2
DWELLING UNITS PER ACRE) and AGRICULTURE (LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO I DWELLING UNIT
PER 10 ACRES) to RESIDENTIAL, HIGH DENSITY (LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 20 DWELLING UNITS
PER ACRE), OF CERTAIN LANDS WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF LIVE OAK,
FLORIDA; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; AND
PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE
The public hearings may be continued to one or more future dates. Any interested party shall be advised that the
date, time and place of any continuation of the public hearings shall be announced during the public hearings and
that no further notice concerning the matters will be published.
At the aforementioned public hearings, all interested persons may appear and heard with respect to the ordinances
adopting the amendments on the date, time and place referenced above.
Copies of the amendments and the ordinances adopting the amendments are available for public inspection at the
Office of the Development Manager, City Hall Annex, 416 Howard Street East,, Live Oak, Florida, during regular
business hours; phone 386-362-2276.
All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decisions made at the public hearings, they will need a
record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, they many need to ensure that a verbatim record of the
proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
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From left: Live Oak Housing Authority Board Chairman Brant Helvenston, maintenance engineer Danny Carlton, Executive
Director Scott Stephens and Housing Manager Vickie Corbin. - Photo: Submitted


Editor's note: American Profile
appears inside midweek editions of the
Suwannee Democrat. You'llfind USA
Weekend in Friday's paper

SHere's a peek at what's inside the
Wednesday, Sept. 2 American Profile.
Cover Story: Children's Literature-
Before cable television and computer
games, children entertained
themselves with-and lost themselves
in-books such as
Charlotte's Web, The
Cat in the Hat and ...
-'The Givig Tree ::'. . Y '
KHere's look back a
those timeless classics
and seven other top-
selling books of the
baby boom
generation. S, at
Odd Jobs: The
Wagonmaster-Since
1992, Leon Miller. of ,
Kerrville, Texas, has
brought back to life '
more than 1,400 Jeep
Grand Wagoneers
(known to most car a .
lovers as "Woodies")
by taking them apart
and rebuilding them
to showroom new.
Miller began


Submitted
The Live Oak Housing Authority
recently placed playground
equipment at its main office.
Executive Director Sqott Stephens
was able to purchase the equipment
for the tenants, thanks to the hard
work of his staff and the Board of
Commissioners.
"We wanted to give our kids
someplace safe to play," said


"renewing" the classic family
automobile to sell to customers afti
Chrysler stopped making them.
Education: Helping Your Child
Transition to High School-The mo0
from middle school to high school
be both exhilarating and daunting-
both for teens and their parents. He
are some tips for help your teenage
make a smooth transition.
Food: Ranch Potatoes


Stephens. The Board, consisting of
Chairman Brant Helvenston, Deloris
Sellers, Jimmie Cherry, Clifford
Kastor and Hal Airth, gladly
approved Stephens' purchase.
"We liked the idea of our kids
being able to play near their home in
a nicep, safe place," said Helvenston.
"We feel this and other improvements
helps the Housing Authority promote
a neighborhood concept."


- Quarterly
k Community Forum

at Suwannee
er Health Care

Suwannee Health Care
ve
e invites the community to
can
can participate in its Quarterly
Community Forum, set for
Ire Sept.,10 at 6 p.m.
,r The guest speaker will be
Webster Baker, who will
make a presentation on
wills and other healthcare
options.
Hors d'oeuvres and
S refreshments will be served
so please RSVP by calling
386-362-7860.


LOPD offers

self-defense

program for kids

The Live Oak Police Department is now offering
area schools, churches and youth organizations the
opportunity to participate in the internationally
recognized child safety program, radKids. RAD is the
acronym for Resisting Aggression Defensively.
The eight-hour, four-day seminar is considered the
foremost program of its type in providing age-specific
"hands on". instruction to youngsters in a wide array of
pertinent subjects, from protecting themselves on the
internet to dealing with an attempted abduction.
In addition to interactive lecture sessions and role-
playing, students are also given extensive "hands-on"
training in basic self-defense techniques.
"While much of the program is targeted at keeping
kids out of harm's way, its backbone is preparing a
child for a worse case scenario," explained Live Oak
Police Chief Buddy Williams. "We hope and pray none
of our kids will ever have to use any of these
techniques, but we want them capable of defending
themselves, if they have to."
"The basic premise in radKids is that people don't
have the right to hurt anyone, but if attacked, you have
every right to defend yourself," Williams added.
The program is conducted locally by Police Sergeant
Jason Rountree and Officer David Shapiro, both
graduates of the radKids Kids Instructors Program.
"We conducted our first two radKids programs this
summer, the first to a group from the Police Athletic
League and the second at Westwood Christina School
" said Rountree, "and both the kids and their parents
loved the courses, with many saying they just wished
the program was longer."
He added, "While the program emphasizes what to,
do if attacked, the training is designed to insure the
student's physical safety ... so much so, I enrolled my
eldest daughter in the first class. She loved it and
ended up enrolling in the second.".
"While the program is free of charge, the maximum
enrollment per seminar is 20 and each class is age-
specific. We offer programs designed for children ages
5 to 7 and 8 to 12," explained Shapiro. He said that in
his experience yadKids graduates benefit in many
positive ways from a character development viewpoint
with an emphasis on self-esteem.

To learn more about the
program contact Officer
David Shapiro at the Live
Oak Police Department
(386-362-7463). Additional
information about radKids is
also available online at
www.radkids.org.


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Beyond the four walls of the classroom


The federal McKinney-Vento
Act defines homeless children
and youth as those:
*\ho lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime
residence
*sharing the housing of other persons due to loss
of housing, economic hardship, or similar reason
"living in hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds
due to lack of alternative adequate accommodations
*living in emergency transitional shelters
*abandoned at hospitals
*awaiting foster care placement
*who have a primary nighttime residence that is a
public or private place not designed for, or ordinari-
ly used as, regular sleeping accommodation for hu-
man beings
*living in cars. parks, public spaces, abandoned
buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations,
or similar settings
*whose parents will not permit them t9 live at
home or have run away from home '
*migratory children who qualify as homeless be-
cause they are living in circumstances described
above



News article

leads to re-arrest


Continued From Page 1A

$9,000 but never told the
owner.
A report by Sgt. Chris
Fry of the sheriffs office
indicates the article led
two more alleged victims
to come forward. Authori-
ties say the same thing
happened to them.
Hardy was : arrested
Tuesday and charged with
two counts of grand theft
and two counts of cheat-
ing. According to Fry,
Hardy sold a Sea-Doo jet
ski in June of 2008 and a
1984-model boat in July of
this year, after the owners'
placed their property on
consignment through
Hardy's, business.
According to Fry, Hardy


and the owner of the jet sk
agreed to a sale price ol
$5,000. However, Hardy
allegedly sold the jet ski in
Live Oak for $3,400. Fry
also reported that the own-
er paid Hardy $1,100 for
repairs to the watercraft
The boat was reportedly
sold for $9,500, $500
more than the agreed upon
sale price between Hardy
and the original owner.
Hardy's earlier arrest, on
Aug. 17, came after the
boat's owner saw it at Dek-
le Beach. Hardy reported-
ly told the owner that he
had moved it to Okee-
chobee to have a better
chance of selling it. Ac-
cording to Fry, Hardy told
the same thing to the other
two alleged victims. :


SATs: We're

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Continued From Page 1A

schools.
Of 303 seniors, 36, or
11.9 percent, took the test.
A comparison between
students from Suwannee
and Branford High is not
possible, since only four


Branford students took the
test and SAT does not list
scores from that small a
sample.
In 2008, Suwannee se-
niors scored 1456 on the
test, behind both the state
(1474) and national (1511)
averages.


Continued From Page IA ing, free meals
money, and mon
lished in 2002 under the and fees for exti
federal McKinley-Vento activities. It al
Act. This law was passed in nates with sh
conjunction with No Child homeless service
Left Behind to help school ed.
districts identify and offer Beneath the
services to homeless chil- homelessness,
dren. Suwannee County lies an even gr
schools received funding lem: Poverty.
last year to continue the "I had a mom
program for the next three day," Garrison
years. day. "She didn
At the end of the 2008- child to scho(
09 school year, 387 school they had no sho
children were reported in That day al
transition within the dis- other children i
trict, according to Garri- been fitted with
son. seven backpac
The local schools gener- supplies had i
ally defines homeless chil- a.way.
dren as those "who lack a The school sy
fixed, regular, and ade- mines its number
quate nighttime residence." ty stricken or "e
However, that definition ly disadvantage
goes much further, Garri- by the percent
son said. dents who app
"It includes unaccompa- and reduced-p:
nied youth -- a child with- (FRPL), accc
out a legal guardian or with Ciheryl Mae Bi
no one who has custody of rector of Curri
them." Instruction. Brii
Homeless could also grant statements
mean a child who tem- firiancial and ot
porarily lives with a grand- fo.r the local sch
i parent or relative, those and its children.
f awaiting foster care place- ]Last year, 58
y ment, migratory children or students within
i runaways, and many oth- applied for FRP
Users. U.S. Censu
Since the start of Suwan- from 2007, the
r, nee County's McKinney- available, show
Vento assistance program percent of
in 2004, homeless registra- County resident
tion has risen by 51 percent low the poverty
S per year, Garrison said. year, the state a
SThe program has worked 12.1 percent.
to provide students with "A couple of
S school supplies, counsel- we lost a huge f


Rattlesnake, m

lab land man in
Continued From Page 1A Ron Colvin sai
also keeping
r after, search of his. 235th tlesnake in his i
Road home;revealed items- out a license.'
related to the manufacture Platt was als
of methamphetamine, in- with possession
cluding pseudoephed pills, chemicals, possc
lithium batteries, camp loaded 12-gaug
fuel, acetone, drain clean- by a convicted
er, muratic acid, tin foil, session of met
coffee filters, acrylic tub- mine, possess(
Sing and denatured alcohol, than 20 grams o
According to reports. , possession of
Additional searches MDMA, possi
turned up methampheta- drug pairapherna
mine, methamphetamine sisting arrest w
pipes, ecstasy pills and pot, lence.
say authorities. Platt was bc
SCSO Chief Deputy the Suwannee C


, field trip
eiy for dues
racurricular
so coordi-
elters and
:e as need-

issue of
however,
eater prob-

call me to-
said Mon-
't send her
ol because
es."
one, three
had already
shoes, and
ks full of
been given

stem deter-
er of pover-
conomical-
d" students
age of stu-
ly for free
rice lunch
wording to
rinson, Di-
culum and
nson writes
s asking for
her support
hool system

percent of
the district
L.
s records
most recent
That 17.8
Suwannee
:s lived be-
level. That
average was

years ago,
federal allo-


eth

jail
i Platt was
a pet rat-
homewith-

;o charged
a of listed
session of a
;e shotgun
felon, pos-.
:hampheta-
on of less
f cannabis,
ecstasy-
ession of
alia and re-
ithout vio-

ooked into
county Jail.


cation because the census
data indicated we were no
longer impoverished in
Suwannee County," Brin-
son said via e-mail. "We
thought that was crazy be-
cause our FRPL percent-
ages were steadily rising."
The U.S. Census has
very lengthy and specific
criteria for determining
poverty.
Foster children and chil-'
dren under the age of 15
who do not live with a fam-
ily member are excluded
from poverty tabulations,
according to the U.S. Cen-
sus Bureau Web site. Also,
"people living in situations
without conventional hous-
ing (and who are not in
shelters)" are not included
in the poverty totals.
A number of Suwannee
County's homeless and
economically disadvan-


taged students live in these
kinds of unconventional
situations, Garrison said.
"We do not have a local
homeless shelter," Garrison
said. There is only one
shelter in the county that
houses people, but it's lim-
ited to battered woman and
their children.
"A lot of families live on
campgrounds-- for some
it's a lifestyle, but for others
it may be because they've
lost their homes or couldn't
pay their bills," Garrison
said.
In recent years, the
school homeless "organiza-
tion has even had to pro-
vide a tent for two of its
older male students.
"That's, what he asked
for Christmas," Garrison
said of one of the boys.
"We do whatever it is to
keep them in school."


BULLISH ON THE 'DOGS: Coach Jerry Odom asks nothing less than perfection
'Continued From Page TA into will be very challeng- practice tempo at a level to I am looking for." especially of facing a leg- mean a little mote. Coach
ni
"
g he said be a good football team. I The Thogs open the reg- end. (Mike) Pittman is an out-


District 2-2A play.
Odom said facing, the
new rivals could prove to
be daunting.
* "The district we movedd,


Odom said perfection is
the team's sole focus.
"I hate mental mistakes
and lack of effort," he said.
"We are trying to get 'our


think we have made some
strides over the last two
weeks in that area, but we
still have a long way to go
to get the consistent effort


ular football season next
Friday against the Hamil-
ton County Trojans in
Jasper. Odom said he looks
forward to the challenge -


"Hamilton is a rival
game and a lot of those
kids really know each oth-
er well," said Odom.
"Those games always


standing coach. It will be a
great challenge for -our
staff."
Kickoff tonight, is at
7:30.


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By Jeff Waters
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In order to help thwart fraud
and terrorism, the Florida Depart-
ment of Highway Safety and Mo- :::
tor Vehicles is making driver li-
cense and identification card re- _
quirements more stringent. -
Beginning Jan. 1 Floridians Sharon Jordan
wishing to renew or obtain a card
will be required to show proof of identification, a so-
cial security number and two forms of a residential
address.
Suwannee County Tax Collector Sharon Jordan
said folks need to be aware of the new requirements
in advance.
"There is definitely going to be much confusion in
the office'for awhile," said Jordan. "We're tring,to
publiciz eas' niiih ag'p6ssible to get the word out."
Jordan said although the process will be confusing
at first, it will be beneficial to all.
"I think it'll cut down on fraud and terrorists," she
said.
In addition to the new requirements, Jordan said
her office will undergo several security changes she
said she couldn't yet disclose. However, she said, "it
will be quite noticeable."
As part of the new requirements, those wishing to
renew a card may do so on the Internet or by mail
one time only. After that, all renewals must be made
in person. Residents will still be able to update their
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Remer Hughes
February 11, 1937-
August 24, 2009

emer Hughes,
72, Live Oak, Fl
)P passed away on
August 24, 2009 after a
long illness. The Valdosta,
Ga. native lived most of
his life in Live Oak and
was a veteran of the Kore-
an War while serving in
the Navy. He retired from
Tropicaia in Bradenton,
Fl after 27 years and was a
member of Live Oak
Church of God.
Mr. Hughes is survived
by his wife: Roydell
Hughes, Live Oak, Fl; two
daughters: Denise Thur-
mond, Bradenton, Fl,
Katie Hughes, Bradenton,
Fl; one son: Tony Hughes,
Bradenton, Fl; one step-
sister: Marilyn Kuegler,
Bradenton, Fl; two broth-
ers: Woodrow Hughes,
Bradenton, Fl, Vasco
Hughes, Pensacola, Fl;
four grandchildren: An-'
thony Hughes, Giovanna
Hughes, Rachel Thur-
mond and Joshua Thur-
mond.
Services will be held at
11 am on Friday, August
28, 2009 at Live Oak
Church of God with Rev.
Fred Watson officiating.
Interment will follow in
the Live Oak Cemetery.
Daniels Funeral Homes
& Crematory, Inc. Live
Oak is in charge of all
arrangements.


Small

business

resource

fair set for

Tuesday
By Jeff Waters
A small business re-
source fair. is set for Tues-
day in Lake City.
The fair will be hosted
by state representatives
Debbie Boyd and Leonard
Bembry. They have part-
nered with the Florida
Small Business Develop-
ment Center Network and
other economic agencies to
host this free fair.
The fair will be located
at Lake City Community
College's Barney McRae
Allied Health Building
from 1 to 5 p.m. While
there is no cost to attend,
small business owners are
asked to register by calling
1-800-450-4624 or on the
Web at www.sbdc.unf.edu.
Boyd said her aim is to
plug small business owners
into the web of existing re-
sources, connecting small
business owners with spe-
cific people that could play
a critical role in overcom-
ing hurdles and otherwise
enhancing a successful
business strategy.
Presenters include
SCORE, the Chamber of
Commerce, the U.S. Small
Business Administration,
the Florida Department of
Transportation, Workforce
Florida, the Internal Rev-
enue Service, the Florida
Office of Economic Recov-
, ery, North Flofida Commu-
nity College, Saint Leo
University .as well as the
Florida SBDC Network
and Lake City Community
College. Boyd and Bembry


will also be in attendance
to speak with small busi-
ness owners.
In addition to tables
manned by agencies and
organizations, panel pre-
,sentations will be held
throughout the day. Some
of the topics to be dis-
cussed by these panels in-
clude "Selling to the Gov-
ernment", "Tapping into
the Stimulus and Other
Federal and State Opportu-
nities", and "Managing for
Small Business Success."


DUI checkpoint set for tonight in Suwannee


Staff
The Florida Highway
Patrol will conduct a Com-
prehensive Roadside So-
briety Checkpoint tonight
starting at 10 p.m. on SR
51 in Suwannee County.
FHP describes the opera-
tion as "a continuing en-
forcement program to iden-
tify persons who are oper-
ating a motor vehicle with
defective equipment, with-
out a valid driver's license,
without a proper vehicle
registration, proper insur-
ance or while under the in-
fluence of alcohol or other


drugs."

FHP lists the following
objectives of the check-
points:

1. Deter vehicles from
being operated on the high-
ways with defective equip-
ment.

2. Deter drivers from op-
erating vehicles without a
valid driver's license.

3. Deter drivers from op-
erating vehicles without
proper insurance and/or


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Continued From Page 6A



Hello, this is Bobby again. Well, I see that the
number of residents is down. I hope everyone
isn't listening to the person who asked us to
move if we didn't like the way it is. I truly like
it here and I want to have my piece of steak on
my day off, Sunday, at a local restaurant. The
last time I looked it was 2009, not 1960 when
stores were closed on Sundays. Help me keep
my dinner, gas, and grocery money in local. I
know it's not only a few hundred dollars a week,
but how many other people are going out of
town with me.

As a reader this is not about morals, religion
or liquor, it is about control. Popes and politi-
cians have long known to keep the populace
poor & uninformed so control is easier. If our
development councils, chamber; and county
refuse to listen, send them a message they will
grasp quickly enough. Since you already have
to leave the county for employment or medical
care etc. why not pick up your gas, groceries
etc. while your there? In other words boycott
the county. You will get a better price & selec-
tion for sure & probably better service since our
neighbors are aware of the situation here and
very willing to accommodate our needs and ac-
cept our money. It is time we take control of the
purse strings here & see if the tune doesn't
change.
I m
Yes, I'd like to know why I'm being denied
my agricultural exemption when I'm an ag
zoned area and the state states in their paper-
woik that you're entitled to this if you live on
one acre or more, and I have over around 10
acres, and I've been denied ag exemption when


proper registration.


4. Deter impaired dri-
ving and thereby reducing
death, injury and property
damage caused by alcohol
and drug impaired drivers.

5. Detect impaired dri-
vers before a crash occurs.

6. Conduct checkpoints
with.a minimum amount of
intrusion and motorist in-
convenience.

7. Ensure the safety of
the affected motorist and


officers.


In addition, FHP asks,
motorists to "Report Im-
paired Drivers" to the near-
est law enforcement
agency, giving the follow-
ing information:

1. Where you saw the ve-
hicle and which direction
the vehicle was traveling.

2. A description of the
vehicle: its color, make
and model.

3. A description of the


driver: sex, race, etc.


4. The vehicle license
number and state.

Cellular telephone users
may dial "Star FHP
(*347)" to reach the near-
est Florida Highway Pa-
trol Communications Of-
fice. This is a free call to
the user and is a courtesy
of the cellular companies
in Florida. Cellular
callers should continue to
dial 911 for emergency
medical or fire rescue as-
sistance.


ave


I'm raising meat goats and selling them and I'd
like to know why this is happening. Thank you.

Yeah, I'd like to know who's in charge of
checking up on these state employees that have
retired ,and kept their regular positions and
drawing a retirement salary. There's supposed to
be a time limitation on this and most of the peo-
ple on the list is way past their time limit and
still drawing two salaries. So who's supposed to
be checking on this to stop costing the state
money. (inaudible) Employees are double dip-
ping and collecting two salaries for seven and
ten years now.

Suwannee County, 120th Street and 145th
Road. You've been promising to take care of
these roads and these streets for a long time.
The streets and the road are complete messes.
You need to get lime rock in on these streets.
120th street you did some lime rock repair on
S120th street but you missed a lot of areas that
are just terribly rut holes. I sure wish that the
county could get the lead out of there you
know what and get going on this. Where's our
tax dollars going? There supposed to take care
of these roads. They're ruining our cars. Thank
you.
i m
In reference to Friday's rant on illegal immi-
grants. How would you like for you and your
child held at gunpoint, possibly' a gun to your
child's head, because that has happened and the
money.you busted your butt for stolen. Rent,
lights, groceries, diapers you and your child
now have to go without and not every Hispanic
in Suwannee County is illegal. They complain
because they fear for their lives, -not just be-
cause their house was broken into.
So
Let's talk about the other side of alcohol. Let's


talk about the person that fell on the train track
in a drunken stupor and was cut in half by an
oncoming train. Let'stalk about the hungry chil-
dren, spouse abuse, lost jobs due to alcohol.
Let's talk about the young man blowing off his
grandmother's head in a drunken stupor. Let's
talk aboit DUI's, money spent on lawyers, court
costs, fines and lost wages due to alcohol. Let's
talk about the man that went to his little girl's fu-
neral and stole the shoes off her feet and traded
them for a bottle of whiskey. Let's talk about the
shame brought on the family, self and the com-
munity. Wine is a mocker and strong drink is
raging and whoever is deceived by it is not
wise. -
M E
Apparently, US Congressman Allen Boyd,
doesn't care what the honest, hard-working, tax-
paying citizens of this county think. He doesn't
want their comments or he wouldn't be holding
a meeting at 1:30 p.m.. during the middle of the
week when most working people are working
and can't take off to voice their opinions. Why
doesn't he hold it at 7:00 where people that
work have a chance to get off and can be there.
The taxpayers that support him can be there and
let their side be heard.

Callers to 386-208-8314 may express their
thoughts, good or bad, 24/7 about community
issues- and politics, but not about private indi-
viduals or.,businesses. If you prefer, ou.mnay
email your comments to
nf.editorial@gaflnews.com. You don't have to
give your name, and please, keep submissions to
less than 45 seconds (that's about 150 words).
We want everybody to have a chance to be
heard Submissions that are overly long.will be
discarded. If45 seconds isn't enough time, write
a Letter to the Editor (Guidelinesfor letters ap-
pear on Page 6A.)


MAYOR'S CORNER


Continued From Page 6A

agencies will play in the
campaign. The Health De-
partment reported there
have been three confirmed
cases in Suwannee County
and probably more that
have not been identified. In
Florida, 59 deaths have
been attributed to the flu.
Immunizations will begin
as soon as the vaccine is
available. I urge you to get
the shot. No, the shots will
not cause the flu! I will
keep you informed.
Shands of Live Oak is
now a smoke free environ-
ment. Smokers cannot
smoke anywhere on the
hospital property. I can re-
member when patients and
visitors could smoke inside
the hospital, even in the pa-
tient rooms. Later, smokers
had to go outside the facili-
ty. Now you'll have to go
off the premises to have
your cig. This is a good
thing in several ways. It
may save you. a few bucks
on those expensive ciga-
rettes.
If you are a Medicare re-
cipient or elderly citizen,
you may be eligible for a
program to lower your drug
costs. The state Depart-
ment of Elder Affairs can
help you with your pre-
scriptions along with other
services. All seniors should
contact the Department for
information about the pre-
scription assistance pro-
gram as well as the many
other programs that may be
available through Elder Af-
fairs. To learn more or ap-


ply, call toll free at 1-800-
963-5337. You can also go
on line at 'www.flori-
dashine.org. Pamphlets are
available in the lobby of
City Hall concerning this
program. I encourage all
seniors to look into these
programs.
As you have noticed, the
cleaning and videotaping
of the sewer lines is contin-
uing. It is scary to see the
condition of our sewer
lines beneath our roads. A
large cavern was .just dis-
covered under the travel
lane on 129 North. These
voids are due to leaks in
our- piping. The dirt is
washed from around the
breaches in the pipes and
then into our sewer system.
A problem that residents
will be facing is the deteri-
orated laterals or pipes
from the houses to the main
line. Many of the laterals
that were installed years
ago were Orangeburg and
the old red clay pipe. Or-
angeburg is the black,
tarpaper-like pipe. If the
lateral to your house is in
such condition that won't
allow the city to reconnect,
residents will be responsi-
ble for installing a lateral
that allows us to make the
connection. We are work-
ing on a strategy that will
ease the pain of installing
the pipe.
I hope everyone has a
happy and safe Labor Day
on Monday, Sept. 7. Mon-
day's garbage collection
will take place on Tuesday.
Tuesday's collection will
not change. Both Monday


and Tuesday will be col-
lected on Tuesday. Please


be safe.in your travels and Day. Remember, wear
other activities on Labor those seat belts.


Employee of the Month


Laura h.,l been a risldenr of Su'wannee Counmn rince 1977
She haj been keeping the Spirit of the Suwannee
beaunidl for fiwe yc.ar, and har been the Head of the
Landscaping DeparmuIni fr nearly thrce ye)r:s. Lura
says htr favorite thing about %urking at the Spirit is
sLcmig all the guceFr rink such delight in the gardtns.
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Back to School Bash a big hit


The Suwannee Drug
Free Coalition held its
annual Back to School
Bash on Aug. 15. This
year's event was a big
success. More than a
thousand students
received book bags filled
with school supplies.
Nearly 30
organizations had
information booths.
Several local churches
and other groups assisted
with the event.
The Suwannee Drug
Free Coalition Executive
Board and members
wish to express their
appreciation to the many
individuals and
organizations that helped
with the event in various
ways.


From right: Suwannee Primary students Jonathan
Quintanar, 7, and Adrian Enriquez, 4, make a stop at the li-
brary's fun table while wearing their, new backpacks at the
Back tdOSchool Bash. - Photos: Carnell Hawthorne Jr.


Seven-year-old McKenzie Griffis flashes a big smile as volunteer Valerie Rippy hands her a
backpack.


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From left: Joseph Borrell, 10, Julian Borrell, 8, and Tyreek Bivins,'7, take to the air inside
an inflatable bouncer at the bash. Joseph attends Suwannee Intermediate School, and
Tyreek and Julian are students at Suwannee Elementary.


Fun and sun. Families enjoyed the festivities at the Bash while sipping on snow cones to'
beat the heat.


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The Suwannee Drug Free Coalition appreciates the donors, organizations
and volunteers who helped make the 2009 Back to School Bash a success!



Special Thanks to Major Cash Contributors:
SMr. Andra Davis - Mr. Kelly Jennings - Youth Advocacy Partnership
Christ Central Ministries Live Oak Christian Church Triumph Church
Christian Mission in Action Live Oak Tractor Co Wal-Mart
City of Live Oak Marybelle Baptist Church Westside Baptist Church
Community Outreach Ministry Music Center Zarephath Musical Group
Daniels Funeral Home 011 Tyme Barbershop . Ms. Sharon Jordan
Ebenezer AME Church Parks Johnson Agency Mr. Richard Wright
ERCEGI Rob Cathcart State Farm Insurance Mr. Jake Hayes
First Church of God Rotary Club Mr. David Badgerow
First Federal Scaff s S & S Stores Mayor Garth "Sonny" Nobles
Kiwanis Club SHS Key Club Mr. and Mrs. Charles Blalock
Lions Club Suwannee River Women s Club Mr. Bill Cody
IVolunteers


Mr. David Badgerow
Ms. Cheryl Mae Brinson
Ms. Barbara Cody
Mr. Jake Hayes
Ms. Carolyn Jordan
Mr. Kelley Putnal
Mr. Mark Stevenson
Ms. Tami Stevenson
Ms. Eumera Taylor
,Alaphah'a Girl Scouts
Building Blocks Academy
Christ Central Members
Christian Mission in Action
Florida Sheriffs'Boys Racfh
Friendship Balti t Youth GrOup
Kiwanis ofLive Oak:-
Live Oak Christian Members
Marybelle Baptist Youth Group
Officer David Shapiro, LOPD


Pine Grove Methodist Members
Pregnancy Care Center Staff
SHS Key Club
SSHS NJROTC
Suw Tax Collector s Office Staff
Suw County Jail Trustees
Suw River Regional Library
Westside Baptist Church
Youth Leadership Initiative
Note: Others were present
whose names we did not obtain

Drug Free Coalition Members:
Dr; Ray Kelley
M . Cari Herring.
- Mr. Jake Hayes
Mr. Lucas Taylor
Mr. Otha White
Mr. Tyler Jordan


Mr. Wayne Godsmark
Ms. Amber Ingram
Ms. Betty Addazio
Ms. Bria Herring
Ms. Carla Blalock
Ms. Colleen Cody
Ms. Dana Taylor
Ms. Dee Dee Cathcart
Ms. Emillie Bickle
Ms. Lauren McCallister
Ms. Lisa McKinnley
Ms. Margaret Wooley
Ms. Maya Herring
MS. Pauline Blalock
Ms. Rhoshanda Herring
Ms. Sharon Hingson
Ms. Stephanie Winburn
Ms. Tammy Mobley
Ms. Waletha Garrett


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Alcoholic Beverags,and Toiacco
Building Blocks Enrichment Center
Crimestoppers
Ebenezer AME Church
Florida Highway Patrol
Horizon Pediatrics
Java Jax - Hal Chaffee
Kiwanis Club
Pregnancy Care Center


Shands Live Oak
SHS Beta Club
SHS Cheerleaders
SHS NJROTC
Supplemental Education Services
Suwannee Bus Safety Team
Suwannee Cd Sheriffs Office
Suwannee County 4-H
Suwannee County Health Dept


Suwannee High School
Suwannee Intermediate School
Suwannee River Regional Library
Suwannee School District
Tobacco Free Suwannee
Tyrel Clayton (Skittles the Squirrel)
Volunteer Suwannee
Westside Baptist Church
Youth Advocacy Partnership


S0 0o Please join the Drug Free Coalition in our effort to build a stronger
a community by finding local solutions to local problems
s Meetings- Last Thursday4 Night Each Month - 5:30 PM
o o To join, go to www.drugfreesuwannee.com or call 362-2272
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Back to
School
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Rev. Jack
Jones to
guest speak
at McAlpin
Advent
Christian

Page 7B


Dogs vs. Indians tonight


The SHS Bulldogs will travel to Chiefland tonight to take on the igntiog Inalans Tor me Fall classic. KICKOTT is at I:
ty the following Friday. See season schedules page 3B. Come out and support the 'Dogs. - Photo- Colonial Photography


p.m. The 'Dogs open the regular football season at Hamilton Coun-


Meet the


coaches
By Tom Daniels

The Suwannee Bulldog football
coaching staff includes some new faces
this year alongside familiar ones.
Coach Odom's staff retains Dale Allen
who returns for his fifth season of JV
coaching. Allen, who serves as assistant
offensive line coach, had previously
coached recreation ball for 25 years.
Jimmy Jackson (wide receivers) and
Richard Allen (defensive tackles) rettirn
having coached 22 years and 28 years
respectively. These veterans have
coached the football spectrum having
helped four different head coaches in the
last 14 years. Damon Wooley
(linebackers) begins his tenth season.
Frank Allen (defensive ends) and David
May (tight ends) are both looking
forward to their fifth year of coaching.
Jarvis Herring (secondary and special
teams) in his first year back, rounds out
the Suwannee Alumni members of the
staff.
Coach Odom went far to establish the
rest of his staff. Steve Humphrey
(assistant head coach/running backs) is a
past Tusculum grad, player and coach.
Humphrey spent his last two years as the
wide receivers coach at VMI. Pete Irby
(offensive coordinator) played his
college ball at Carson-Newman and has
served as quarterback coach at Central
High, Merritt Island, Cocoa High and
Coffee High Schools. John Hunt
(offensive line coach'and run game
coordinator) played his college ball at
the University of Florida where'he
obtained his masters degree. He coached
at Bucholz and Dr. Phillips for seven
years before entering the college ranks at
UF. Hunt coached at the professional
level for the Washington Redskins;two
years before joining the South Carolina
staff. He has 19 years of experience.
Coach Greg Cooley (fullbacks) from.
Madison rounds out the new staff.
This years staff hopes to improve on
last years record as they travel to
Chiefland tonight.



The Coach's Corner
Coming August 29: The Coach's Corner
with Bulldog coach Jerry Odom, 10 a.m.
to 11 on WQHL.
Sponsored by the Suwannee
Quarterback Club.
(It's not too late to become a member!)



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SPORTS COMMENTARY


Coach Odom

Sportabout
By Tom Daniels
Suwannee prepares to face Chiefland
tonight At the helm will be Jerry Odom.
Like every head coach before him Jerry will
bring his own quirks and nuances to
Suwannee. When it comes to resumes his is
impressive and moving, literally. Coach was a three-year
starter at the University of Florida where he played
linebacker. In 1990 his team was first in the SEC and he
served as captain. Jerry was also an academic All-
American that year. Not having enough football he played *
Arena ball from 1992-98. They actually-let him play
fullback and he did an excellent job; holding some team
records.
Odom managed to coach at Colonial, Apopka and New
Smyrna Beach between coaching stints at UF (90-91),
TCU (93-94) and UF (2000-02). Jerry's coaching career
started to take off when he became defensive coordinator
for East Carolina University in 2003 and 2004. In 2005 he
landed the head coaching job in Coffee County, Georgia
SEE SPORTABOUT, PAGE 3B


Onl tl\o days until one of
the biggest events in Florida
racing happens at Columbia
Motorsporns Park in Lake City.
"The Blast from the Past" has
over 100 drivers,coming for
Sunday's event.
"-We are very excited about
this," said Sandy Nerone,
Operations&Manager at
Columbia Motorsports Park.
"It just keeps growing every
day and we now have over 100
drivers who will be in
attendance. The only
requirement was that.drivers
had to be over 60 years old."
"Fans will get plenty of time
to hear old racing tales and
meet all the stars from
yesterday. We will have tents
set up with chairs on the


frontstretch for the drivers and
fans to sit a spell and chew the
fat about racing and what it
used to be. Then there will be a
barbecue and after that, it will
be time for racing."
Ronald McDonald House in
Gainesville will see the .
proceeds of "The Blast from
the Past" help them help
families in need.
"There is not a place who
does more good for families
when times are hard and you
must be at the hospital 24
hours a day than Ronald
McDonald House. If it wasn't
for them, some families might
not be able to be there for their
SEE ONE OFTHE BIGGEST,
PAGE 3B


One of the biggest

events in Florida

racing this Sunday

Columbia Motorsports Park hosts
"The Blast from the Past"


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In the past two years, the newspaper business has faced unprecedented challenges, but make no mistake:
newspaper media - print and digital- remains strong and will emerge from the current environment an even stronger multi-platform force.


104Million
Number of adults who read a print
newspaper every day4 more than -
115 million on Sunday. That's:iiore
than the Super Bowl (94 million),
American Idol (23 million) or the
average late'local news (65 million.)


61%
18-24 year olds
,and 25-34 year
olds who read
a newspaper
in an average.
week. 65% of
everyone in those
age groups read
a newspaper
or visited:a
newspaper
website
that week.


40%
Households with
unique visitors
to newspaper
websites in an
average month.


56%
According
to Google,
percentage of
consumers that
have researched
or purchased
products
they saw in a
newspaper.


52%
Percentage of
people who are
more likely to buy
a. product if it is
seen in the paper.


TONS
Number of
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glow-in-the-dark
and temporary
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well as event
and database
marketing,
behavioral
targeting,
e-mail blasts,
e-newsletters
and more.


MOST
Newspapers make a
larger investment in
journalism than any
other medium.
Most of'the
information you
already read from
"aggregators"
and other media
originated with
newspapers.
No amount of
effort from local
bloggers, non-profit
news entities or
TV news sources
could match the
depth and breadth
of newspaper-
produced content.


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SPORTS COMMENTARY


Coach Odom


Sportabout
By Tom Daniels

Continued From Page 1B

and stayed there until
getting a call to go to the
Philadelphia Soul of the
AFL as assistant head
coach in 2008. The AFL
suspended operations in
2009 and hopefully the rest
will be a nice piece of
Suwannee history.
Coach is not a complete
stranger to Suwannee. He
coached Andra Davis and
the two talk to each other
almost every day. That is
one reason why Odom
landed in Suwannee.
Coach Jarvis Herring is
another former Gator
Odom knows, and brought
him aboard to coach.


Tonight will be a debut of
sorts but the Kickoff
Classic is not counted in
any standings. Coach hopes
to get the kinks out as we
get ready to open the .
season. Hamilton County is
the opponent next week in
a game for keeps.
By the way, Coach
Odom has appeared as a
player or a coach in the
Aloha Bowl, the All-
American Bowl, the
Freedom Bowl, the Sugar
Bowl, the Gator Bowl, the
Orange Bowl, and two
Sugar Bowls. As well as
Arena Bowl XXII.
The coach's show makes
its debut Saturday morning
at 10 o'clock on WQHL.
Anyone wanting to join the
Quarterback Club, they
meet Monday nights at the
field house at 7.


2009 SHS varsity

football schedule


Fall Classic
Aug. 28 Chiefland
Sept. 4 Hamilton
Sept. 11 Madison
Sept. 18 Ft. White
Sept. 25 Santa Fe
Oct. 2 Taylor Cty
Oct. 9 Raines

Oct. 16 Open
Oct. 23 Ribault
Oct. 30 Baker
Nov. 6 Baldwin
Nov. 13 Columbia


Away 7:30 p.m.
Away 7:30
Away 7:30
Home 7:30
Home **7:30
Away 7:30
Home **7:30
(homecoming)

Away **7 p.m.'
Away **7:30
Home **7:30
Home 7:30


** Denotes district games


2009 SHS junior varsity

football schedule


Sept. 3
Sept. 10 '
Sept. 17
Oct. 1
Oct. 15
Oct. 29


Baker
Madison
Ft. White
Taylor
Gainesville
Santa Fe


Away
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Home
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7 p.m.
7 p.m.
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7 p.m.
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7 p.m.


Wildlife Field Day &

Archery Tournament
Program will include:
* Land Management for Wildlife
* Deer Herd Management
* Wild Turkey Management
* Soil Sampling for Food Plots
* Wildlife Food Plot Demos
Archery Tournament Open to Participants on a Realis-
tic 3-D Hunting Course. Prize will be provided for 1st-
3rd place. Entry fee for Tournament of $20/participant.
Saturday, September 12, 2009, program - 8:30-12 and
Tournament following. Meal will be provided.
Location: North Florida Research and Education Cen-
ter - Suwannee Valley, 7580 CR 136, Live Oak.
RSVP by calling the Suwannee County Conservation
District before September 8, at (386) 362-2622 x 3, or
seed@rocketmail.com.

Take Charge of your Diabetes
WHAT: Take Charge of Your Diabetes
WHO: Type 2 Diabetes (and partner)
WHEN: September 9, 2009
For 9 weeks on Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
HOW MUCH - $75
WHY: Because you can live a quality life with fewer
complications when you know and live the facts.
For pre-registration (required) or questions, contact:
Cathy Rogers, Suwannee County Extension, (386) 362-
2771, cjrogers@ufl.edu


One of the biggest events in Florida

racing this Sunday

Columbia Motorsports Park hosts "The Blast.from the Past"


Continued From Page 1B

kids and kids should never be alone in the hospital,"
added Mrs. Nerone.
The pit gate will open at 8 a.m. this Sunday. All cars
are asked to unload in the pit area and then go to the
frontstretch for parking. Tents and chairs will be set up
for every three cars to try and help keep both drivers and
fans just a little cooler. Fans will be able to visit each
and every driver from 8:30 a.m to 11:30 a.m. The
Southern Style BBQ will be from 12 p.m. to 1:30 pm.
Racing will start at 3:30 p.m.


There is no other event like this
and may never be another one that
pulls as many names from the past
as "The Blast from the Past" has
pulled. Below are the names of
drivers who will be in attendance on
Sunday. I am sure you will find
quite a few of your old favorites in
the list.

Dickie Anderson
Terry DeCaire
Mack Steele
Butch Yoakam
Ron Abney
Buzzie Reutimann
Jimmy Castleberry
Bob Pennington
Eddie King
David Yow
Gene McCooke
Mike McCreary
Perry Lovelady
Laddie Crockett
Buddy Griffin
Dennis Bennett
Jim Kelly
Allen Guerilli
Don Nerone
Richard Hope
Jim Alvis


Spookie Whittle
Daniel Keene Sr.
Gator McCloud
Stan Butler
Roy (no neck) Gri
LeRoy Porter
Dave Scarbrough
Lee Faulk
Rick Ray
Charlie Sanders
Kevin Allen
Jim Fenton
Jim Brinkley Sr.
Ernie Bass
Wayne Reutimann
Jim Higginbotham
Dave Pletcher
Jimmy Harris
Chaplin Bill Ross
Donnie Lewis
Don Beardsley
Jeff Williams
Sen.Bill Posey
Randy Fox
Donnie Tanner
Oral Tanner
Kenny Faircloth
Gordon Lee
Gale Lovelady
George Reciever
Dennis Langston


Post FX Digital Video of Orlando is hoping to be in
attendance to produce DVDs of the days events. Post FX
Digital Video, if they can raise the money to attend,
would provide in depth interviews with the great racers
plus photos of them during they're race days and filming
of the day's racing. Videos would be $20 with $5 going
to the Ronald McDonald House. You can order a DVD
at the track or by going'to www.postfxvideo.com.
General Admission is $10 with pit entry $25. Pit entry
will include the barbecue. All drivers and their wives
will be admitted FREE but are asked to please go thru
the pit entry.

Forest Goffe
Jim Hall
Don Conner
Jerry Conner
mes Gale Haines
Bernie Sowell
Jerry Herring
Don Fugent
Jimmy Riddle
Billy Mexico
Jeannie Coorsson
Cassey Jones
Al Varndore
Harvey Johnson
John Fisher
Cooly Hobbdy
Bill Jordan
Spudder Ragen
Jim Childers
Dumont Smith
Dick Jones
Bill McPeet
Doctor Berry
Don Bigalow '
George Pavlisko
Richard Iverson
Ron Hess
Gig Smith-
And there are a few more on the list
there a few coming from clubs that
makes 126 drivers.


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Alan Bruns
Todd Allen
Zack Donatti
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Joe Winchell
Jessica Murphy
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Randy Anderson
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Ricky Lindner
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Amanda Tonchuk
Rusty Ebersole
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AWANA clubs-Wednesday nights, First Baptist Church
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Bethel Creek Baptist Church - hosts a singing group at


ADVENT CHRISTA
FIRST ADVENT
CHRISTIAN CHURCH
699 Pinewood Drive
(386) 362-1802
Rev. Tim Carver, Pastor

SUNDAY
Sunday School..... ........................ 9
Worship Service......... ..............10
Evening Service..............................6
WEDNESDAY
Bible Study..................................... 10

BIXLER MEMORIAL
ADVENT CHRISTIAN
Advent Christian Village, Dowling
Rev. Steve Eawson & Rev. Rosem
Humbles & Rev. John Harper
Youth Pastor Rev. Randy Lamb
SUNDAY
Morning Worship............................ 9:
Christian Education Hour..............11:1
Evening Worship and
S Childrefs Group........................ 6:0

ANGLCAN
FAITH IN CHRIST CHUR(
9317 U.S. Hwy. 90 West, Lake C
1/2 mile east of Suwannee/Columbia Coun
Rev. Don Wilson
www.ficang.org
SUNDAY
Holy Communion..........................9:3
1928 Book Of Common Prayer -
Bible Study............................ 10:4
For more information:
Church Office 754-2827
7 Rev. Wilson 208-9882

APOMSLIC
HEAUNG DELIVERANCE PERFE(
,THE SAINTS OUTREACH
INTERNATIONAL MINISIRIE
"A CHURCH WHERE JESUS IS LORL
386-364-1607
SERVICES
SUNDAY & THURSDAY 7 p.m.
E-MAIL: luesimpson@windstream.co
INTERDENOMINATIONAL BIBLE COL
WEBSITE: www.healingdeliveranceministr
DOWNLOAD YOUR APPLICATION T
OR CALL 364-1607
JACKSONVILLE THEOLOGICAL SEMI
(GRADUATE STUDIES)
, REVELATION MESSAGE BIBLE COL
S(UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES)
IF YOU HAVEN'T FINISHED HIGH SC
REVELATION MESSAGE CHRISTI
INSTITUTE
SERVICES: 2nd SUNDAYS 11 A.M.
AT 104 BEECH STREET, LIVE OAK, FL
SENIOR PASTOR & FACILITATOR
DR. LINDA SIMPSON

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PINE LEVEL MISSIONAI
BAPTIST CHURCH
11885 217th Rd., Dowling Par
Church Phone: 658-3236
Pastor J. H. Brown - 362-313'
S....Sunday School..............................9:
Morning Service............. ........... 10:
Sunday Evening Service...............7:
Wednesday Night Service.............7:



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CHURCH CALENDAR

6 p.m., first Sunday. Church is located at 8945 CR 53,
Day. Birthdays and anniversaries will be celebrated after
the singing and all are welcome.
Bible' college classes offered - Third Saturday, from 2-5
p.m. at 104 Beech St., NE, Live Oak. Yearning to learn
more about the Word? Can't attend classes full time?
Maybe. this is your answer. Info: Dr. Simpson, 386-364-
1607 or 386-344-4192.
First Baptist Church of Live Oak - Free food and
clothing ministry - Food ministry, second and fourth Fri-
days from 7-10 a.m.; clothes ministry, first and third
Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-noon. Info: 386-362-1583.
Greater Visions Support Group
Addictions Support Group - Greater Visions, a faith-based
addictions support group - Thursdays at 6 p.m. and Fri-
days at 9:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall; at Christ Central


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BAHpTST SOUTHERNR)
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
OF DOWLING PARK
"Sharing the Joy of Jesus"
Rev. Shawn Johnson - Pastor
11274 235th Lane
(In Dowling Park on Hwy. 250)
Live Oak, FL 32060
(386) 658-2360 or (386) 658-3715
E-Mail: fbcdp@hotmail.com
www.dowlingparkbaptist.com
SUNDAY
Sunday School.................... ..... 9:30 am
Worship Service............................. .... 10:45 am
Evening Bible
Exploration Services.................................6:00 pm
* Nursery Available all Services
* Pre-K to 2nd Grade Junior Church
conducted during 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship Service

WEDNESDAY.
Mid Week Prayer Service............................6:30 pm
501067-F


FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
401 West Howard Street * Live Oak, FL 32064
Phone: 386-362-1583 * Fax 386-364-6478
Email: firstbaptistchurch@fbcliveoak.org
www.fbcliveoak.org
Rev. Phillip Herrington, Pastor
Rev. Steve Sweitzer, Pastoral Care/Administration
Rev. Alan Lott, Music and Worship


0am SUNDAY
Early W orship....................... .............. 8:30am
5 am Sunday School............................................. 9:45 am
M morning Worship........................................11:00 am
Discipleship Training...............................6:00 pm
EveningWoaship... ...... 700pm
542066-F
WEDNESDAY
S AWANA..............................................5:50-8:00 pm
S Youth Discipleship...... ...........5:30-6:30 pm
CLING Dulos - Youth..... ...........................6:45-8:00 pm
Adult Small Group..........................:00-8:00 pm
S Midweek Prayer.................................6:30-7:30 pm
D" 501068-F


m FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH
LLEGE Pastor Dr. David Teems
ies.com 14364 140th St., Live Oak, FL 32060
ODAY 386-776-1010 or 386-776-1418
NARY email address: Suwannee baptasso@alltel.net
LEGE SUNDAY SERVICES
Sunday Morning Bible Study...................... 9:45 am
HOOL, Worship Service.................................. 11:00 am
AN (Children's Church during Morning Worship)
Discipleship Training................................ 6:00 pm
(Women's Bible Study, Men's Bible Study,
,32064 Youth Discipleship, Youth Choir, Children's Choir
:75-F Evening Worship.................................... 7:00 pm
* ';"' * WEDNESDAY SERVICES
Wednesday Evening Supper........................5:45 pm
Awanas........................ ............. 6:30 pm
RY Bible Study & Prayer Time ..................... 7:00 pm
Nursery available during all services
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:45 am SUWANNEE STATION
:45 am BAPTIST CHURCH
00 pm Everybody Welcomed
30 pm 3289 101st Lane, Live Oak, FL 32060
50191-F Bro. Wilbur Wood, (386) 362-2553


rat Sunday School.....................1. 0:00 am
Morning Worship..........................11:00 am
Evening Worship...........................6:00 pm
WEDNESDAY
Prayer & Worship...............................700 pm
Children & Youth Program................7:00 pm
542068-F

499826-F
PINEMOUNT BAPTIST CHURCH
US 129 South (Across from the S&S Store)
Post Office Box 129-McAlpin, Plorida
e (386) 362-5634
Nursery provided for each worship service
Worship and Fellowship Opportunities of the Week
Pastor: Matthew Barker

)URS SUNDAY
, Bible Schbol................................................ 9:45 am
Live" Morning Worship......................................11:00am
49987-F Evening Worship.................................... 6:30 pm

WEDNESDAY
Ian Family Night Supper ...................................6:00 pm
AWANA Club............................................. 6:30pm
Prayer M eeting..........................................7:00 pm

Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves
together... but encouraging one another.
2il Hebrews 10:25 542069-F

499831-F
PEACE BAPTIST CHURCH S.B.C.
Pastor T.L. Holton Sr.
935-4681 * 7794 E. US Hwy. 27
SERVICES EACH SUNDAY
Bible Study .............................:.... 10:00 a.m.
W orship........................................ 11:00 a.m.
Worship............................. 7:00 p.m.
SE) WEDNESDAY
Prayer & Bible Study.......................7:00 pm
TTO 525201-*F .


Ministries, 1550 Walker Ave. SW, Live Oak, in the
Suwannee County Mall. Group provides spiritual and
emotional support in a non-judgmental setting. Info: 386-
208-1345.
Old Time Gospel Memorial Jamboree-first Friday, 6:30
p.m., in Lee Worship Center, 398 Magnolia Drive, Lee;
free Gospel concert; open mike; everyone is invited, bring
a covered dish and bring a friend; door prize; free will of-
fering and donations taken to benefit the roof building
fund and expenses of the.sing; groups, singers and pick-
ers, if you want to perform or for more information, con-
tact Allen and Brenda McCormick, 850-971-4135, after 6
p.m.
Mothers of Pre-schoolers (MOPS)

SEE CHURCH, PAGE 5B


BAPHST (SOUTHERN)
WESTSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH
13969 Railroad St.
Live Oak, FL 32060
"Experiencing God Together"
Van Freeman, Pastor
386-397-1350

SUNDAY
Sunday School.............................9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ...................... 11:00 a.m.
Children's Church..................... 11:30 a.m.
Evening Worship.......................... 6:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY
Prayer Meeting...............................7:00 p.m.
542073-F

WESTWOOD BAPTIST
920 11th Street, SW (Newber Road)
S362-1120
Dr. Jimmy Deas, Pastor
Rev. Jim McCoy, Minister of Music
and Senior Adults
Rev. Jon Egan Minister of Students
SUNDAY
Sunday School.................................. 9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship & Childrens Church
10:50 a.m.
Discipleship Training .................... 5:00 p.m.
Children's Choirs............................5:00 p.m.
Youth Choir.................................... 5:00 p.m.
Evening Worship Service.................6:30 p.m.
TUESDAY
Men's Prayer Group meet at Dixie Grill.......6:30 a.m.
Lady Quilters.................................... 9:00 a.m.
Praise Team Rehearsal.....................7:00 p.m.
WEDNESDAY
Ladies Prayer Group.........................9:30 a.m.
Instrumental Ensemble Rehearsal....5:00 p.m.
Mid-Week Service............................6:30 p.m.
Youth Group................................... 6:30 p.m.
RA's, GA's, Mission .Eiends ...........6:30 p.m.
Adult Choir Rehearsal....................7:30 p.m.
1 st Thursday of each month
Senior Saint Singers Rehearsal.......10:00 a.m.
3rd Thursday of each month
Senior Saint Singers Rehearsal.......10:00 a.m.
Senior Adult Bible Study................11:00 a.m.
Senior Adult Covered Dish Luncheon............ 12:00 noon
501073-F

MOUNT OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH
"Growing Together As Family"
5314 98th Terrace, Live Oak, FL 32060
(From US 90, take CR 417 to 98th Terrace and follow signs)
Senior Pastor John Watkins
www.mtobc.com
386-963-5603
SUNDAY
Bible Study (Sunday School).....................9:45 am
Celebration Worship................................... 11:00 am
Evening Worship ................................ ..6:00 pm
Depth (Student Bible Study)...... ...........6:00 pm
WEDNESDAY.
Family Supper..... ............................ 5:00 pm
Kidz Club............................................6:00 pm
Discipleship Classes for Adults...................6:30 pm
Flood Student Worship................. .......... 6:30pm
501074-F

WELLBORN BAPTIST CHURCH
Dr. Donald Minshew, Senior Pastor
Rev. Tommy Smith, Minister of Education and Youth
Mr. Tim Scott, Worship Leader
U.S. 90 West & Lowe Lake Rd., Wellborn
Church Phone 963-2231
wellbombaptist@windstream.net
SUNDAY
Sunday School............................................. 9:15 am
(Classe for all ages)
Morning Worship Service........................... 10:30 am
Children's Churlh (Grades K-4th)
Children's Choir....................................... 4:45 pm
CiA/Mission Friends.................................... 6:00 pm
Evening Worship.. ..........................6:00 pm
WEDNESDAY
Family Dinner.........................................5:30 pm
AW ANA ..............:6..................... .. .......... 6:30 pm
One Way Youth Ministry (Grades 7-12)......6:30 pm
Prayer/Bible Study....................................... 7:00 pm
Nursery is available for all services
501075-F
SHADY GROVE MISSIONARY
BAPTIST
15 miles West Hwy.90 -
2 Miles Down River Road
Rev. David Hingson, 658-2547

SUNDAY
Sunday School..................................9:45 am
W orship.......................... ......... .11:00 am
Church Training ..... ................. 6:00 pm
Evening Worship............................7:00 pm
WEDNESDAY
AWANA Club (Ages 3-12 grades)....6:25 pm
Prayer & Bible Study.......................7:00 pm
S501128.F


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BAPTIST (SOUTHERN)

PLEASANT HILL BAPTIST
CHURCH
18008 113th Road, McAlpin
Church Phone: 386-364-5092
Pastor Phone: 386-364-1514
Pastor: Bob Richardson

Sunday School & Bible Study........9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship &
Children's Church....................... 11:00 a.m.
Nursery Available
Evening Worship............................:30 p.m.

Wednesday Midweek Prayer
and Worship.................................... 7:00 p.m.
542074-F

ROCKY SINK BAPTIST CHURCH
Where the "Son" always shines
8422 169th Rd., Live Oak, Florida 32060
(386) 362-3971
Pastor Ed Tharpe
(129 S. to 11th St. go to roundaboutfollow
to 136. Travel approx 7 miles turn right
onto 169th Rd.)
SUNDAY
Sunday School....................................9:30 am
Morning Worship........................ ..... 1:00 am
Evening Worship................................ 5:00 pm
Choir Practice.....................................4:00 pm
WEDNESDAY
Prayer service................................. 6:00pm
Team Kid Club..................................6:00 pm
Nursery & "Little Children's Church" provided:
542070-F

ANTIOGHBlAPTST CCHISICH
5203 County Road 795
362-3101 - Church
Rev. David McKeithen
'SUNDAY
Sunday School................................... 9:45 am
Morning Worship........................ 11:00 am
Evening Worship...........................6:00 pm
WEDNESDAY
Prayer Service.................................. 7:00 pm
501117-F

MARY BELLE BAPTIST CHURCH
14919 76th St.
(West 90, 1-3/4 miles from the Jiffy Store)
Darrell Curls, Pastor
SUNDAY
Sunday School............................. ..... 10:00 am
Morning Worship....................................... 11:00 am
Evening Worship........................ ...........6:00 pm
�501070-F

CATHOLC

ST. FRANCIS XAVIER
CATHOLIC CHURCH
928 East Howard St. U.S. 90 East
Father Richard Perko
P.O. Box 1179 Live Oak, Florida 32060
(386) 364-1108
SUNDAY
St. Therese of the Child Jesus (Jasper)
Sunday M ass......................................8:00 am
St. Francis Xavier (Live Oak)
Sunday Mass................. 9:30 am
Sunday (Spanish) Mass...................12:00 pm
WEDNESDAY
Wednesday Mass...........................7:00 pm
THURSDAY
Thursday Mass.'............................ 9:00 am
FRIDAY
Friday Mass.........................9:00 am
SATURDAY
Saturday (Vigil) Mass........................5:00 pm
501129-F

EPISCOPAL
ST. LUKE'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
1391 SW 11th Street, Live Oak
WEDNESDAY
,Eucharist & Unction..................... 10:30 am
& 6:00 pm
THURSDAY
Eucharist............................ .........7:00 am
SUNDAY
Eucharist........:................................. 9:00 am
Sunday School.................................9:45 am
Eucharist......... ..........................11:00 am
Nursery provided for both services.
Parish hall available for community activities
For more information call (386) 362-1837
The Rev. Donald L. Woodrum - Rector
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Dixie Gril
"Specializing in Steaks & Seafood"
DAILY LUNCH SPECIALS (WITH VEGETABI
Open 7 Days - 5:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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A faith-based support group for mothers with infants to
school age children. Come and enjoy talking with other
moms, guest speakers, snacks, crafts, children's activities;
9:30 a.m.-noon; second and fourth Tuesdays, September-
May) at First Baptist Church, 401 W. Howard Street, Live
Oak; Info: 386-362-1583.
Christian Mission in Action - first Tuesday, 6 p.m., at
Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ Youth
Center, 12001 NW Seventh St., Live Oak; Info: Audrey
Sharpe, 386-364-4560.
Christian Mission in Action Ministry - free food and
clothing give-away, second Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at
John H. Hale Park and Recreation Center,, Duval Street,
Live Oak; Info: Audrey Sharpe, 386-364-4560.


CHURCH CALENDAR
Christian Mission in Action Ministries - Free clothing
give-away on the third Saturday of every month 10 a.m.
until 1 p.m. at Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God
in Christ Youth Center, 12001 NW Seventh St., Live Oak;
Info: Audrey Sharpe, 386-364-4560 or 386-266-6816.
Live Oak Church of God "Prayer at the City Gates"
Live Oak Church of God holds "Prayer at the City Gates,"
every Friday, 7-8:15 a.m., 9828 US 129 South and the
roundabout. Info: 386-362-2483.
Fellowship of Christian Cowboys meeting
Fellowship of Christian Cowboys meeting; 5:30 p.m.;
first Saturday; SRRC Arena in Branford; and 5:30 p.m.,
second Saturday; Suwannee County Coliseum Arena,
Live Oak.
"Coming to terms with your divorce"
First Baptist Church of Live Oak, Howard Street; nine-


week course, "Coming to Terms with Your Divorce."
Info: 386-362-1583.
Broken Lance Native American Church
On the Jesus Path. The church "for all people," is located
at the corner of Hwy 129 South and 102nd Terrace in Live
Oak, about one and three quarter miles South past Publix.
The physical address is 11716-A. Sunday services: 11
a.m., morning worship service (mainstream doctrinally,
bring your musical instrument and sit in). Tuesday, 7
p.m., craft night. Info: 386-364-5998 or 386-364-6547.
Services at noon on Wednesdays at Ebenezer AME
Church
Ebenezer AME Church, corer Houston Avenue and
Parshley Street; worship services at noon each Wednes-
day for one hour; lunch served by church staff; The Rev.
Charles E. Graham, pastor.


INTERDENOMINATIONAL

MELODY CHRISTIAN CENTER
& Melody Christian Academy
Highway 129 South * Live Oak, FL
(386) 364-4800
Children's Ministry-Youth Ministry-Adults
Services:
Sunday 10:00 am and 6:00 pm (TBA)
Wednesday 7:00 pm - Adults
Children's Ministry
Revolution Youth Church
Saturday 7:00 pm Revolution Club
Nursery Available All Services
Pastor Frank C. Davis 499938-F
CHRIST CENTRAL MINISTRIES
15445 US Highway 129 S.
(7 miles South of town)
(386) 208-1345
Sunday Morning....................... 10:30 am
Wednesday Night............................... 7:00 pm
Pastor Wayne Godsmark
Senior Pastor 499943-F

LUIHERAN
GRACE LUIHERAN CHURCH
Karl R. Stewart - Pastor-
9989 CR 136 (Duval St.) 2 miles East from red light
SUNDAY
Bible Class................................... 9:30 am
Worship Service.............................. 10:30 am
WEDNESDAY
Bible Study.......................... ......... 7:30 pm
386-364-1851 499995-F

NAZARENE
g.-a, VE OAK, CMIqlHi4W- ,,
THE NAZARENE.
915 Church Ave., SW 1 Block So. of Mayo
Road North of High School
Rev. Louis J. Medaris
SUNDAY
Sunday School..................................9:45 am
Morning Worship....................... ...... 1:00 am
Evening Worship ...............................6:00 pm
WEDNESDAY
Evening Prayer Meeting...................7:00 pm
"A Church on the Move" so5oo5F

NON-DENOMNATIONAL
LIVE OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Pastor: Dr. W. RIay Kelley
Comer of Hamilton and Ohio/Aves.
(Hwy. 129 N)
(386) 362-1085 (386) 209,1664
www.liveoakchristian.org,
SUNDAY
Sunday School...............................10:00 am
Family Worship............................. 11:00 am
Evening Worship...........................6:00 pm
WEDNESDAY
Bible Study....... ....... ........... 7:00pm
50000-F


PRESBYTERIAN
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH U.SA.
421 White Avenue, Live Oak
(386) 362-3199
Pastor Shirley Mergan
SUNDAY
Sunday School................................... 9:45 am
Worship . ........................... ...11:00 am
Communion First Sunday of every month
500012-F

PRESBYTERIAN (PA)

COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
830 Pinewood Street, Live Oak, FL
(386) 362-2323
SUNDAY
9:45 AM Sunday School
for children, youth and adults
11:00 AM Morning Worship
WEDNESDAY
5:45 PM Family Fellowship Meal
6:30 PM Kingdom Kids Children,
Partners in Christ Youth, and Adult Bible Study
7:30 PM Choir Practice
Randy Wilding, Pastor
A Christ-centered, Gospel-proclaiming,
People-loving, Family Church 50001 -F

PENMECOSAL
LIVE OAK CHURCH OF GOD
9828 US Hwy 129 South
Rev. Fred R. Watson 362-2483
Web: www.liveoakchurchofgod.com
SUNDAY
Sunday School..................................9:45 am
/ Morning Worship.....................10:38 am
Children's Church........................10:38 am
Children Choir................................5:30 pm
Evening Worship.............................6:30 pm
,r, ,i l...., . WEDNESDAY.,.. ... -.
Pre-sevice Meal.............. ...........5:45 pm
Family Training Hour .......................7:00 pm
Preschool Classes, Boys Clubs, Girls
Clubs, V.I.B.E. Youth Church, Young
Adults Class and Sanctuary Bible Class
FRIDAY
Prayer at the Gates of the City...........7:00 - 8:15 am
501138-F

SOUL HARVEST WORD,
WORSHIP AND PRAISE
MINISTRIES
909 Duval Street East, Live Oak, FL 32060
Pastor Estella Ford-Ayala, Founder and
Overseer
SERVICES
Friday.............................. 7:30 p.m.'
Sunday............................. 3;00 p.m.
352-680-1240 or 352-123-4567
www.soulharvestwwpm.com
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LIVE OAKFIRST
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
13793 76th St. (Mitchell Rd.), Live Oak, FL
Rev. Darin Wilson
362-2189
SUNDAY
Sunday School.............................................9:30 am
Children's Church.......................................0:30 am
Morning Worship............................... 10:30 am
Evening Worship ....... .................. ......... 6:00 pm
Wednesday Night7................................ 7:30pm
501124-F
DOWLING PARK CHURCH OF GOD
23500 CR 250, Dowling Park * 658-3151
www.dowlingparkcog.com
Rev. Shane Pooler
SUNDAY
Sunday School............................... ....9:45 am
Morning Worship..................................11:00 am
Children's Church ....................................11:00 am
Evening Worship..................................6:30 pm
WEDNESDAY
Family Training......................................... 7:00 pm
Classes for every age
Nursery Provided on Sunday s6a121i-


SEVENiW DAYA&i)WW
LIVE OAK SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST
CHURCH
Pastor Brandon White
11239 SR51, Live Oak, FL32071
364-0717 English; 330-2575 Spanish
SATURDAY SERVICES
Sabbath School........................... ........ 9:15 am
Devine......................... ...... ..... 11:00 am
TUESDAY
Worship & Tuesday Night
Prayer Meting...........................................7:00 p.m.
501118-F


NEW HARMONY UNULED
MEIHODIST.CHURCH
160th St. (Go south on 51 to 160th, turn right)
. Pastor: Stan Posey
Phone (386) 776-1806
SUNDAY
Sunday Worship..................................... 9:30 am
Bible Study........................................... 10:30 am
WEDNESDAY
Women's Bible Study .............................. 10 am
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Comfort the Sorrowful

The fourth spiritual work of mercy is to comfort the sorrowful.
Unfortunately, the world is full of pain and suffering, and we need not
took far to find someone in need of comforting. Philosophers have often
referred to this realm as a "veil of tears," suggesting that sorrow is
the essence of our earthly existence. But surely, that goes too far.
There is joy amongst the sadness, and
great evils often give rise to incredible
acts of mercy and forgiveness. Life is a
mixed bag, some good and some bad,
and what gives our Lives meaning is the
ability to improve the balance of good
over bad. Sometimes, this involves
increasing the happiness of others and at
other times it means decreasing their
Spain. Comforting the sorrowful may be
as simple as sending a sympathy card to
someone who has lost a loved one, or it
may be as complicated as rescuing
someone who is suicidal. Often, the other person just needs someone
to be with and listen to them. We should riot feet compelled to give'
them advice nor should we presume'that we understand what they are
going through. More appropriately, we should just let them know that
we truly care'about them and are there to listen and help. We may
wish to consider suggesting or even arranging professional help for the
person suffering. Most people who are deeply suffering would benefit
from professional counseling of some kind, whether it is with their
pastor, their doctor, or a psychotherapist. Finally, although we should
not assume that we can do the work of a trained professional, we
should try to be there for them in their hour of need.


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UNITED METHODIST

FIRST UNITED
METHODIST CHURCH
311 S. Ohio Avenue, Live Oak * 362-2047
Pastor: Dr. William Finnin
"COME WOIISIIIP WITH US"

SUNDAY
Contemporary Worship..........................9:00 am
Sunday School..................................... 10:00 am
Morning Worship.............................11:00 am
WEDNESDAY
Youth Meeting.................. ..................6:00 pm
Adult Handbells ............... ............ 6:00 pm
Men's Crusaders......................................7:00 pm
Chancel Choir........................................ 7:30 pm
Nursery available Sunday
9:00 and 11:00 services
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WELLBORN UNITED METHODIST
12005 CR 137
963-2154 * 963-3071
Pastor James Messer
Music: Geiger Family
SUNDAY
Sunday School....................................... 10:00 am
W orship Service .................................... 11:00 am
SEvening Service.................................... 6:00 pm
@ Huntsville UMC, Lake.Jeffery Road
Youth M meeting ........................................3:00 pm
TUESDAY
Prayer Intercession at the Alter.
7:00 am, Noon and at 7:00 pm
Church is opened all day, Everyone is welcome
McLeran Memorial Public Library
Tuesday 9:00 am -12:00 pm
Sanirdhy 1-0:00 am - 1:00 pm
WEDNESDAY
Bible Study .................... ................ 7:00 pm
542071-F

PINE GROVE UNITED METHODIST
CHURCH
5300 CR 136A, Live Oak
,Phone (386) 362-5595
Pastor George Swearengin
SUNDAY
Sunday'School........................................................ 9:30a:m.
Choir Practice..................................... ............ 5:00 p.m.
T idtlitional Service................................................ 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service........................................6:00 p.m.
MONDAY
Prayer Service .............................................7:00 p.m.
WEDNESDAY
Youth Group Service...................................... 5:00 p.m.
Praise Team Rehearsal .................................6:00 p.m.
Bible Study.................................7:00 p.m.
"Enter to Worship .... Depart to Service"
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Kids care about Florida's

endangered and

threatened wildlife


A group of children, aged 5-13,
learned about Florida's endangered and
threatened species recently, and then put
that knowledge'to work for wildlife.
Kids in Motion Camp at SouthWood in
Tallahassee, under the direction of Robin
Spillias, spent a hot Thursday afternoon,
not in the pool at SouthWood, but at the
entrance to the pool, sweating and
soliciting donations for the Florida Fish
and Wildlife Conservation Commission
(FWC).
In'exchange for.donations, the kids
offered a whole host of things they had
made during the week: Key deer trail
mix, sea turtle oatmeal cookies and pink
lemonade. Signs made during the week
depicted many of Florida's endangered
and threatened species.
"I wanted to bring back old-fashioned
types of activities for the kids," Spillias
said. "No electronics have been allowed
at the camp, because I wanted to get the
kids away from the screen."
The group presented a check to Bonnie
Abellera, FWC's outreach coordinator
for imperiled species, on Friday. The ,
money will go to the Wildlife Foundation
of Florida, which is the citizen-support
organization for the FWC.
At the beginning of the week, the
children chose a species as their own.
Then they researched that species and
began to identify with it. Each morning
they would do warm-up exercises,
stretching as a particular species would.
Those animals included wood storks, sea


The children at SouthWood's Kids in
Motion camp explain why it is impor-
tant 'to help Florida's endangered
species. - FWC Photo: Pat Behnke

turtles, butterflies and panthers.
"I learned so many things about
endangered species this week that I never
knew before," said Kat Edwards, 13. "I
learned how to prevent extinction of the
beach mouse by not riding or walking
over the dunes."
Walker Webb, 8, said he never knew
there were so many endangered species
in Florida. "Like the humpback whale - I
never knew it was so close to extinction."
Gabbi Spillias, 8, came up with the
idea of collecting donations to give to the
FWC.
"They need our help," she said as she
passed out sea turtle bumper stickers to a
family visiting the pool for the day.
For more information about Florida's
imperiled species, visit
MyFWC.com/ImperiledSpecies. For
donation and Wildlife Foundation of
Florida, Inc. information, visit
www.wildlifeflorida. org/.


FWC seeks hunters to

complete deer rut survey


The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC) wants
to hear from hunters around the state
regarding "when" they think the white-
tailed deer rut happens in their neck of
the woods.
The FWC, along with its deer
management stakeholder group, is
considering making possible changes to
Florida's deer hunting zones and
corresponding season dates. The first
goal of the "Strategic Plan for Deer
Management in Florida 2008-2018" is to


manage deer at a more local level and
better align hunting season dates with
peak rutting (breeding) activity.
The FWC has deer-breeding
information from many counties and
several of its wildlife management areas,
but there are gaps in the biological data.
The deer management stakeholder group
would like to obtain rut infornimadtin'am
hunters to try and close gaps in the data.
The agency recognizes the value of

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Heart Matters
By Angie Land

Ready or not, the back-
to-school bells are begin-
ning to ring. The slower
pace of summer comes to a
close, and as parents, we
face the task of preparing
our children for the chal-
lenges of the upcoming
year: buying new supplies,
getting bedtimes back into,.
practice and meeting the
new teacher.
Thinking back to our
own school days may re-
mind us of something im-
portant that we often to
overlook as parents, our
kids may begin school
with some real anxjet)
about what the year will
hold. As adults, it can be
easy to get caught up in
"adult" problems such as
work, paying bills. etc. and
tend to brush off any fears
our kids may ba\ e as
unimportant or e en silly.
To your children, these is-
sues are as real as an\ you
may be facing. If your
. children seem less than
thrilled about going back
to school, ask some ques-
tions: Are you looking for-
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friends? Are you nervous
about how hard the work
will be? What do you
think about your new
teacher? What do you
hope will (or will not)
happen this year?
Listen to how your chil-
dren answer these and oth-
er questions, and respond
with encouragement.
Proverbs 12:25 gives great
insight: "An anxious heart
weighs a man down, but a
kind word cheers him up."
Helping your child bring
their fears out into the
open will not only make
them less fearful, it will
also help them understand
how to deal with their
feelings in a positive way.
Commit to "checking in"
with your children on a
regular basis, asking ques-
tions to draw out their
feelings.
A great daily practice is
intentional goodbyes and
hellos. It works like this:
every morning before your
child heads off to school,
encourage them about the
day, no matter how stress-
ful the morning has been
or how hard it was to
wake them up, make sure
that you part ways on a


positive note: "I love you,
have a great day!" or "I
know you will do great on
your test!" It works the
same way when you re-
unite at the end of the day,
make sure to take a few
moments to ask about the
day, especially if their
heart looks "weighed
down". Don't get discour-
aged if they don't open
right up and talk; give it
time and practice. Keep
asking and keep encourag-
ing. Our children have
their own giants to face,
and we want to make sure
they know we are in their
corner. Because their
hearts matter!

Blessings, Angie

Heart Matters is a week-
ly column written by Angie
Land, Director of the
Family Life Ministries of
the Lafayette Baptist Asso-
ciation, where she teaches
Bible studies, leads mar-
riage and family confer-
ences and offers Biblical
counseling to individuals,
couples and families.
Contact Angie with ques-
tions or comments at ang-
ieland3 @windstream.net.


Back to School

Derek Maul
- wiw.:Derekinaul.net
The other morning.
toward the end of my
walk with Scout, I turned
the comer to witness a
five-year old standing on
his front driveway
underneath one of those
50-gallon backpacks. His
mother was taking
photographs and crying
all at the same time.
"Are you excited about school?" I asked.
"Yes, we are," his mother replied.
"'HQW a bot you?" I squatted down at eye-
l- ieved ltfri e'trandfiew'Kindergartener.
He looked right past me, more interested in
the huge fur-ball on the end of the leash
beating a hole in the concrete with her tail. "1
want to play with the puppy," he said.
I can vividly remember "first day" for both
my children. They walked up the street like
giant turtles - tousled hair at the top, shiny new
sneakers at the bottom, and giant back packs
in-between. We were fortunate enough to live
about 400 yards from school and they didn't
have to ride a bus.
School buses are like huge yellow soda cans.
They shake up the children for anything from
20-minutes to over an hour; then they arrive at
school completely carbonated, spilling out like
agitated froth when the lid is pried off.
When I taught emotionally disturbed
children I always lobbied hard for shorter bus
routes. I got in trouble with my principal for
(among other things!) inviting parents to watch
the buses load or unload so they could make an
informed decision about transportation.
"It's not good policy to expose the parents to
the other children in this setting:" I was told.
As if our lives would be easier if we kept
families in the dark.
Yet we still insist on packing large numbers
of children into small spaces with limited
supervision... Buses, locker rooms, bathrooms,
hallways... and then- we act surprised at the
results when things go wrong.
I'm concerned about this new school year.
We talk h lot about education - especially vis-a-
vis politics - but it seems that children are still
a low priority as a bottom line.
And I'm not talking about money. I'm
talking about the investment of ourselves, the
way we live, the way we order things.
Meanwhile; let's pray for parents, teachers,
schools, children... and make sure we're
creating the kind of world we want them to
grow up in.

Blessings - always - DEREK

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cAdlpin Advent Christian Church announces Fall schedule


On Sunday, August 23, Shelby Lee-Ann Blankenship was baptized,
committing her life to her Savior and Lord Jesus Christ.
The little country church rocked with Vacation Bible School songs as.
55 children and adults participated in a upbeat service that begins a
new school year. Every child present was given back-packs filled with
school supplies. Snacks were served following the service. Pastor Paul
A. Bertolino (pictured with Shelby) took the opportunity to announce
the beginning of the new church programs beginning Sept. 6.
Pastor Bertolino stated, "we are preparing to minister to all our
children from pre-school through High School. The adults will meet to
start a series on, 'Design for Discipleship'. The first four weeks will
cover, "Your Life in Christ". A fellowship meal will be served after the
service on Sept. 13, all are invited. The youth programs will cover two
age groups and are meeting on Sunday evenings". Every visitor
through the end of September will be given a #1 best seller booklet
entitled, "40 Day Generous Life Bible Devotional".
The church is located at 17214 89th Road. Christian education
classes begin at 9:45 a.m. followed by the worship service at 10:55
a.m. There is a Junior Church for all pre-schoolers during the worship .
time.
Further information can be obtained by calling the Pastor at 386-
658-1048.

RIGHT: Shelby Lee-Ann Blankenship being baptized by McAlpin Advent
Christian Church Pastor Paul A. Bertolino. - Photo: Submitted


Rev. Jack Jones to guest speak

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Rev. Jack Jones


The Rev. Jack Jones will be the guest speaker at the McAlpin Advent
Christian Church this Sunday.
Rev. Jones and his wife Connie were former missionaries to New
Zealand and Japan. He has been a senior pastor and is presently the
chaplain to seniors at the Advent Christian Village in Dowling Park.
Pastor Jack is also the president of the Florida Advent Christian
Churches. He and his wife Connie are frequent visitors to the McAlpin
Church. Mrs. Jones is the summer pianist during the worship services.
Rev. Jones will give the congregation an update on the present church
planting project in Jacksonville.
The McAlpin Church is located at 17214 89th Road and the worship
service begins at 10:55 a.m. On September 6, the church will begin its
fall season with Christian education classes for all ages beginning at
9:45 a.m. The two youth groups will continue to meet on Sunday nights.
Further information is available from Pastor Paul A. Bertolino at 386-
658-1048.


The last of the summer whine


By Rev. James L. Snyder

Summer has a peculiar way about it. It
takes its time in getting here and then
gets out of town as soon as possible be-
fore people realize it is gone. This has
happened this year for me.
I have waited all winter and spring for
summer to get here. Now, just as I am
getting adjusted to the good old summer-
time it is about to move on. Consequent-
ly, I would like to put in a protest. People
are protesting about everything these
days so I want to put in my protest about
the fading summer.
My protest goes along these lines. I
have not finished doing all I wanted to
do during the summer this year. I have a
whole lot of things that still need doing
before Mr. Summer goes tripping off to
wherever he goes. Summer should not be
allowed to end until all our summertime
fun is concluded.
My suntan, for example, is not exactly
where I want it. I need at least one more
month to get it to where I will be happy
with it. I like my suntan to be deep
enough to last me the entire winter. As
my suntan stands now, it will be gone by
Christmas time. What kind of businesses
that?
I took my protest to the Gracious Mis-
tress of the Parsonage to get some sym-
pathy. Getting sympathy from her is like


getting a bark from a cat.
Knowing that, I still drifted in her di-
rection. Who knows? Miracles some-
times do happen. I can imagine Moses'
wife, when he came to her and said he
was going to part the Red Sea. "Moses,"
she might have said, "quit talking foolish
and start acting like a man."
I would like to have been at the
Moses' household the next morning after
parting the Red Sea. Being a humble
man, I am sure Moses did not say much
to his wife. He just looked at her and
smiled. I like those kinds of smiles, but I
rarely get to flash them.
"I'm not ready for summer to end," I
protested to my wife. "I haven't done
half the things I've wanted to do this
summer."
"I know," she said rather sarcastically,
"the half you haven't done are the things
I've been trying to get you to do for the
last three years."
She obviously is looking at a different
to-do-list.
Ignoring this slam to me, I continued,
"I'm not ready for the summer to be
over. My suntan is not where*I want it to
be."
"You do know," she said, "in order to
get a suntan you need to be in the sun for
more than three minutes at any given
time? Why don't you go out and mow
the backyard and see if you can get a


suntan?"
Well... I could. But where's the fun in
that? Summer is not the time for work.
Everybody knows that. Everybody, that
is, but my wife.
Many things did not get done this sum-
mer. I wanted to take a few days off this
summer and go fishing. Man, I haven't
been fishing for years. I thought I might
have some time this summer to go and
try my luck.
I wanted to spend a few days on the
beach, just enjoying the sounds of the
ocean. There is nothing more relaxing
than sitting at the beach listening to the
waves.
I also wanted to take a few days off the
summer and-visit some friends up north I
have not seen in years.
I had all these plans and here it is, the
end of the summer and nothing to show
for it.
Is it just me or does time seem to go
by quicker? Somebody needs to check
this out; are there still 60 seconds to a
minute, and 60 minutes to an hour, and
24 hours to a day? If I did not know bet-
ter, and I may not, somebody might have
tampered with this whole time sequence.
Maybe, somewhere along the line, some
Internet nerd fiddled with time reducing
it to 58 seconds to a minute.
This may explain many things I have
been wondering about.


For example. Why is it that I no sooner
get to sleep then it is morning already? If
I were a swearing person, I would swear
somebody took a few hours out of my
sleeping habits. I am not getting all the
rest I used to get just a few years ago.
There is also my day off. There was a
time when every day had exactly 24
hours in it. However, lately, I have no-
ticed that when I take a day off to relax
and just have fun there seems to be only
18 hours at the most, if I am lucky.
Is this the work of Mr. Summer? Is this
the reason he sneaks out of town so qui-
etly and quickly because of all of this
damage to my time he has beeri doing?
Time is a very persnickety thing. King
Solomon wrote, "To every thing there is
a season, and a time to every purpose un-
der the heaven: A time to be born, and a
time to die; a time to plant, and a time to
pluck up that which is planted;" (Ecclesi-
astes 3:1-2 KJV).
I cannot do anything about the passing
of summer. I simply plan to have the
time of my life this fall and winter.

The Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of
the Family of God Fellowship, 1471 Pine
Road, Ocala, FL 34472. He lives with his
wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores.
Call him at 352-687-4240 or e-mail-
jamessnyder2@att.net. The church web
site is www.whatafellowship.com.


NEW BETHEL A.M.E. CHURCH BELLVILLE, FLORIDA
903 NW 26TH AVENUE JENNINGS, FL. 32053 1(386)-938-5557 OR.1(229).9-6491
REVEREND ALBERT BIVENS JR, SENIOR PASTOR AND MINISTER LARRY THOMAS. ASSOCIATE PASTOR
WEBSITE: www.bethelbeltville.Com




Dear Pastors, Members, Friends and all,

"PRAISE GOD FROM WHOM ALL BLESSINGS FLOW"

We the New Bethel AME Church family are grateful to be celebrating our 139. Church
Anniversary.

We would love to have your presence with us on:

SEPTEMBER 13,2009-
SUNDAY 11:00 with Reverend Albert Bivins, pastor of New Bethel AME
Church, Bellville, Fl.
and 3:00 with Reverend Thomas Haynes, pastor of St James Missionary
Baptist Church, Valdosta, Ga.
















Sincerely yours,

Sister Bonnie Ward, Coordinator


Rv. Albert Bivens, Pastor ' .
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FWC seeks hunters to

complete deer rut survey


Continued From Page 6B

local knowledge and is asking hunters
who are familiar with when the deer rut
historically occurs in the areas where they
hunt to fill out an online survey. The
FWC would like to take this information
to compare hunters' perceptions of the rut
with scientifically known conception
data.
During rutting periods, bucks are more
active during daylight (shooting) hours
and often less cautious, making the
chances of seeing them in the field better.
"Deer hunters want to hunt during the
rut, and we want to be able to share
comprehensive information about when
the rut occurs with the hunting public,"


FWC biologist and deer team coordinator
Cory Morea said. "We realize a lot of
hunters know when the rut happens in
their area, and we want to take this
information and compare it with our
conception data to see if they are similar.
It would be great to be able to use any
new data to help fill in the holes in what
we already know."
"At the very least, we think there is
value in knowing what hunters perceive
as the peak of the rut where they hunt,"
Morea said.
To fill out the deer rut survey, see the
latest updates on proposed deer zones
and season dates or to comment on these
potential changes, go to
MyFWC.com/Deer


Continued From Page 3B


SPORTSMAN
1. #4B
2. #23
3. #111
4. #10
5. #11K
6. #7


Timmy Todd Jr
Mike Pletka
Donny Wiliams
Matt Montineri
Dennis Gardner
Brennan Palmiter


PUB 44 STRICTLY STOCKS
1. #89 William Hindman
2. . #29 Tirh Walters '
3. #54 Cody Whitley
4. #21M Maureen Dahm
5., #13 Andrew Chandler
6.: #8 Luis Guillen
DO ,#59 Chris Brannon


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FWC rescues injured

manatee in St. Marks River


The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC)
rescued an 8-foot female manatee from
the St. Marks River, south of
Tallahassee, shortly after 1:30 p.m.
Monday. Biologists rescued the manatee
because of an apparent watercraft-
related wound on its back.
The initial call came Saturday
morning from a citizen who saw the
injured manatee in the Wakulla River
near the point where the Wakulla and St.
Marks rivets converge. Monday, FWC
law enforcement officers found the
animal near the mouth of the St. Marks
River, floating on its side.
The officers waited with the manatee
until FWC biologists and staff from
Jacksonville Zoo arrived. The manatee's
injuries were causing air from its lungs
to escape into its chest cavity.
The team loaded the 725-pound
manatee into a specially equipped boat
and transported it to a waiting truck. By
2 p.m., the manatee was en route to
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo for
rehabilitation and, it is hoped, eventual
return to the wild. The zoo's veterinary
staff was assessing the animal's
condition Tuesday afternoon.
To report a dead or distressed


Manatee rescuers (L-R) Nadia Gor-
don, Martine deWit and Erin
Chancey keep an injured manatee's
skin moist while they transport the
animal from the mouth of the St.
Marks River, south of Tallahassee, to
Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa for reha-
bilitation and eventual return to the
wild. - FWC Photo: Tim Donovan

manatee, call the FWC Wildlife Alert
Hotline at 888-404-FWCC (3922).
Visit
http://research.MyFWC.com/manatee
for more information on manatee
research.
Proceeds from the sale of the "Save
the Manatee" license plate and manatee
decal are a primary source of funding
for Florida's manatee research and
conservation, including rescue efforts
such as this, one.


Wanted: Sports News!


The Suwannee Democrat needs you.
Coaches and parents, send us your
sports news, stats, articles. The
Suwannee Democrat will run them in
sports for free. Send information


and/or photos to
nf.editorial@gaflnews.com or drop
them off a the front desk at 211
Howard St. East. For more informa-
tion call 386-362-1734.


2009 Adult Flag



Football League


Suwannee Parks & Recreation is now forming a


7-on-7 Adult Flag Football League!

Players must be 16 years of age by September st to be eligible to participate.
Teams may carry a maximum of 14 players on their roster.


Fees:


$200 per team, plus $25 per player


Games:


Captain's
Meeting:


Sign-ups:


Deadline:


Tuesday and Thursday evenings, beginning September 15th
at the First Federal Sportsplex, Field 1. Season will run
through the end of October.


Thursday, September 3rd, at 6:00 pm, in the Suwannee
Parks & Recreation main office at the First Federal
Sportsplex. All league rules and policies will be discussed.
Each team must have at least one representative present at
the Captain's Meeting.


Teams can register at the Suwannee Parks & Recreation
main office located at the First Federal Sportsplex,
1201 Silas Drive, from August 17th through September 4th,


All players must have signed the official roster and all team
fees and player fees must be paid no later than 5:00 pm,
Friday, September 4th.


For more information, contact Suwannee Parks & Recreation at 362-3004.
Remember....a Sense of Community...the forming oflifetimefriendships...
t Starts
L, J in Parks!


SSUWA- NNEE

Parks & Recreation

Live Oak, FL


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Deadlines for
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Wednesday......Fri. @ 10 a.m.
Friday.............Wed. @ 10 a.m.

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Help Wanted
BOOKKEEPER/SECRETARY
Computer skills required. Apply
in person at BRC Performance
615'Industrial Avenue Live Oak,
FI or fax to 386-362-7960,


Dial's Inspection

Services
For All Your Home
Inspection Needs!
386-364-4434 or
386-590-6534
Please visit our website:
www.suwanneevalleyinspections.com !


GREAT RATES FOR RENTALS - SINGLE AND
DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOMES - STARTING
AT $375 PER MONTH. WATER, SEWER,
AND GARBAGE INCLUDED. NO PETS.
386-550-2567 5


Hunting Lease Available
458 ac., Suwannee Co.
near McAlpin - $2000/yr
plus liability insurance.
Call 850-997-6254 for more
information. F


127 Howard Street E., Live Oak, FL
S' Phone: 386-362-4539
Toll Free: 1-800-557-7478
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LAKiE CITY
CIMNIMITY EUtltE

STAFF ASSISTANT I
This position provides support
for the office that identifies
accommodations for persons
with disabilities. It requires
interacting on a daily basis
with students, faculty and staff
as well as relieving the
supervisor of
clerical/secretarial functions.
Work varies in both subject
matter and complexity and
requires the exercising of
initiative and independent
judgment. Employees
assigned to this class are
subject to become exposed to
highly confidential material.
High School .diploma or its
equivalent plus two years
clerical experience. Additional
education may be substituted
on a year for year basis for
required experience in related
area. Proficient in MS Word
and Excel. -Special
consideration will be given to
applicants with an Associate's
Degree or Certificate in a
related- area. SALARY:
$20,583 annually, plus
benefits. Application deadline:
9/10/09 Persons interested
should provide a College
application, vita, and
photocopies of transcripts. All
foreign transcripts must be
submitted with official
translation' and evaluation.
Applications and full position
details are available on our
website www.lakecitycc.edu
Inquiries: Human Resources
149 SE College Place Lake
City, FL- 32025 Phone: (386)
754-4314 Fax: (386) 754-4594
-Email-ests@Jakecitycc.edu
LCCC is accredited by the
Southern' Association of
Colleges and Schools
VP/ADA/EA/EQ College in
Education & Employment

Jobs Wanted
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR
SOMEONE to take care of an
elderly person for you, in your
home? REF IF NEEDED. Call
after 6:00 pm 386-364-7779
DO YOU NEED YOUR HOME
CLEANED or Pressure Washed,
or your yard cleaned up? Done
at a very reasonable rate. Call
Christine or Gary 386-792-1655
EXPERIENCED CARE GIVER:
23 years experience. Available to
take care of someone in their
home. Excellent References
386-364-2899.




You can Reach
Over Million
Potential Buyers
for your product
through our Internet
and Newspaper
Network in Florida
and throughout
the Nation.
Call Nancy at

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EXPERIENCED CARE GIVER
W/Refers., Looking for elderly, or
disabled person to take care of.
I'll take you to the Dr, help with
-your . meds, or just
companionship. 386-638-1603 or
386-984-0123
RESPITE 'CARE- FOR YOUR
LOVED ONE. Bathing, Dressing,
Light Housekeeping, Meals, Dr's
Appt & Companionship.
References 386-466-5514 -
Lost & Found
$$REWARD$$
LOST BLACK & WHITE D.O.G.
FAMILY MISSES HIM
TERRIBLY
PLEASE CALL 352-538-7747
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Mjliscellaneous
FirstDay.
AIR CONDITIONER 5 TON, 2
years old .$2000, SELF
CLEANING OVEN Ceramic Top
$300, GIBSON ICE BOX $225
SWIMMING POOL 16X4.5








$175, SEARS TREDMILL w/
auto incline $175, COMPUTER
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WHEELCHAIRS (2) Very Good
Condition. Please call 386-330-
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DONNA'S COMPUTER,
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Vocational
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ADOPT Call Suwannee County
Animal Control at 386-208-0072.






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Pets for Free quality
LAB WHIT FEMALE 02 1/2
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FOR SALE
42" Rnd Dining Tbl w/4 chairs
$50
Leather lift chair, reclines. too.
Needs minor upholstery Work.
$75 Sewing machine cabinet
desk $15
Table Saw, needs guide $75
Wood Twin Bed Frame $15
Call 386-638-1617

Wanted to Buy
CASH FOR YOUR COINS!
,Private collector seeking US
coins and currency., Older
varieties, copper, silver, nickel'
and, gold. I pay more than
dealers or pawn.
Call 352-949-1450

Garage/Yard Sales
YARD SALE: SAT 8/28 8-?
Sale will be on the side of the
Suwannee Democrat, 211
Howard St. All proceeds will go
to Newspaper in Education.



Double and

single wide

mobile

homes

for rent on

their own

lots in the

Live Oak

area.

386-362.2720
499680-F


FALL
COMMUNITY
YARD SALE

Saturday, Oct. 10th
7 am -1 pm

Lowpdes Co.
Civic Center
(Fairgrounds, Hwy. 84 E.)
Clean out your closets!
Empty your cabinets!
Reclaim your garage
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Join us'fd' a'great day
of yard sale fun!
VENDOR SPACES
AVAILABLE
Inside spaces - $35 ea.
Outside spaces - $25 ea.
Spaces are limited,
so act quickly!
Call the
Classified Marketplace
229-269-4220
1-800-600-4838
or come by
THE
T7ALDOSTA
/DAILY
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201 N.Troup St.
Valdosta, GA


Apartments for Rent
FirstDay.
APARTMENT FOR RENT
2Bd/1Ba Fully Furnished. 1st &
$500 Security. 386-935-3638 or
386-854-0123.


APARTMENTS FOR RENT IN
LIVE OAK 1,2,3,4 Bd. 1st
Month FREE $375.00 + up.
HUD Certified. 386-365-0697
PUBLISHER'S NOTICE
All real estate advertising in
this newspaper is subject to the
Fair Housing Act which makes it
illegal to advertise "any
preference, limitation or
discrimination based on race,
color, religion, sex, disability,
familial status or national origin,
or an intention, to make any
such preference, limitation and
discrimination." Familial status
includes children under the age
of 18 living with parents or legal
custodians, pregnant women
and people securing custody of
children under 18.
This newspaper will not
knowingly accept any advertising
for real estate which Is in
violation of the law. Our readers
are hereby informed that all
dwellings- advertised in this
newspaper are available on an
equal opportunity basis. To
complain of discrimination call
HUD toll-free 1-800-669-9777.
The toll-free number for the
hearing impaired is 1-800-927-
9275.



Houses for Rent

FirstDay.
BRICKHOUSE 3BD/2BA Close
to Town. $700 mo, 1st last &
Security. Call 386-362-6556

FirstDay.
FOR RENT OR LEASE
2Bd/2Ba w/ Garage & Enclosed
Porch. Located @ 10238 CR 136
Live Oak. Call Wayne Darby 386-
658-3512 or 386-688-9356

FirstDay.
HOUSE 3Bd/2Ba on 5 Acres.
$650 mo w/1 year lease. Call
386-688-7992 or 386-590-4240


FirstDay.
TWO HOUSES 1-2Bd/1Ba
ALSO 1-CHARMING 1 BIG
Bd/1Ba. Lots of closets 1 mile
from Live Oak. NO ' PETS
$650/mo, 1st, Last & $300 Dep:
Includes Water /Sewerage/ Lawn
Maint. 386-362-3002.

Mobile Homes for Rent

FirstDay.
DWMH 3Bd/2Ba on 2.5 acres,
w/ Shed, Like New
w/landscapingnear Live Oak off
hwy 129. $550/mo $450.Deposit.
386-288-3081
FREE ELECTRIC & ALL
UTILITIES: 2Bd/1Ba Branford,
$400 Sec, $550 Mo,.386-590-
0642 or 386-867-1833

Homes for Sale

RECENTLY FORECLOSED,
Special Financing Available,
Any Credit, Any Income
3Bd/2Ba, 1344 Sq Ft, located at,
13933 24th, Live Oak, $89,000.
Visit
www.roselandco.com/842,,
Drive by then call (866)769-4495

FirstDay.
SALE OR LEASE 3Bd/1Ba
House Remodeled in Live Oak
Owner Financing. Sale $65K
Lease $675 mo. 386-752-6947
or 386-365-3030

Mobile Homes for Sale
THIS 16X60-$300 Above
Factory Inv.- 2Bd/2Ba SWMH,
Save Thousands. Call Rick 386-
752-1452
BANK REPO 2005 24X48
3Bd/2Ba "Like Brand New" "With
a Used Price." Call Mr Mott 386-
752-8196
"Mossy Oak" 2010 Model
4Bd/2Ba MH $39,995. Includes
Delivery, Set-Up, AC, Skirting &
Steps. You Pick all Colors. Call
Mr. Mott 386-752-8196


FirstDay.
OWNER FINANCE/HANDYMAN
SP. 14X70 3Bd/2Ba .45 acres,
needs clean-up. Rent applied to
down pmt. $550 mo, 1st & last.
1634177th Rd 386-867-0048

FirstDay.
OWNER FINANCE/HANDYMAN
SP. 14X70 3Bd/2Ba .45 acres,
needs clean-up. Rent applied to
down pmt. $550 mo, 1st & last.
1634 177th Rd 386-867-0048

Acreage

FirstDay.
PRICE REDUCED
Lafayette County
10ac, Hwy 51 N. of Mayo,
near river, $64,900
1 ac RV/Mobile home lots,
Branford area, $15,000
Suwannee County
5 ac, Park like,
near airport, $49,900
Easy Financing
1-941-778/7980r7565
www.landcallnow.com

Suwannee Legals
NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME
LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09,
FLORIDA STATUTES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the
undersigned, ACADEMIC TEAM, INC.
desiring to engage in business under the
fictitious name of
SUWANNEE TUTORING CENTER
located at: 118 Parshley Street SW
in the County of Suwannee in the City of
Live Oak, Florida 32064
intends to register the said name with the
Division of Corporatioris of the Florida
Department of State, Tallahassee,
Florida.
Dated at Live Oak, Florida, this 28th day
of August, 2009.
8/28

CPT test
Monday - Thursday at 5
p.m. (by appointment):
College Placement Test
(CPT), NFCC Testing Cen-
ter (Bldg. #16), 5 p.m., -
Madison,For iinformaton
please call 850-973-9451.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
IN AND FOR SUWANNEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 61-2007-CA-88
AMERICAN GENERAL HOME
EQUITY, INC.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
MICHAEL H. DALY, et al.,
Defendants,
S NOTICEOF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT,
pursuant to an order or a final summary
Judgment of foreclosure entered in the
above-captioned action, I will sell the
property situated/in Suwannee County,
Florida, described as:
THE LAND REFERRED TO IN, THIS
EXHIBIT IS LOCATED IN THE COUNTY
OF SUWANNEE THE STATE OF
FLORIDA IN DEED BOOK 742 AT
PAGE 483 AND DESCRIBED AS
FOLLOWS:
THE NE 1/4 OFTHE SE 1/4 OFTHE NW
1/4 AND THE SE 1/4 OFTHE SE 1/4 OF
THE NW 1/4, AND THE SOUTH 300,00
FEET OF THE WEST 549.10 FEET OF
THE SW 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 AND THE
NORTH 15 FEET OFTHE WEST 499.10
FEET OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4
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RANGE 12 EAST.
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EGRESS OVER AND ACROSS THE
SOUTH 15.00 FEET OFTHE SW 1/4 OF
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NORTH 15.00 FEET OFTHE NW 1/4 OF
THE NE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 ALL IN
SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 1 SOUTH,
RANGE 12 EAST,
TOGETHER WITH THE MOBILE HOME
SITUATED THERE ON WHICH IS, TO
THE AFOREMENTIONED REAL
PROPERTY AND INCORPORATED
THERETO;
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bidder for cash, at the front steps of front
-door of the Suwannee County
Courthouse in Live Oak, Florida at 11:00
A.M. 'on the 15th day of September,
2009.
WITNESS my hand and seal of said
Court on August 21, 2009.
SEAL
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CLERK, CIRCUIT COURT
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Deputy Clerk
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INTHE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE
3RD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOF
SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.:61-2008-CA-000263

DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST
COMPANY,TRUSTEE FOR NEW
CENTURY HOME EQUITY LOAN
TRUST, SERIES 2005-C, ASSET
BACKED PASS-THROUGH
CERTIFICATES,

Plaintiff,
vs.

WILLIAM A COBB IV; CAMPUS USA
CREDIT UNION; CITIBANK (SOUTH
DAKOTA) NA.; DISCOVER BANK;
NEW CENTURY MORTGAGE
CORPORATION; UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OFWILLIAM A COBB IV; JOHN DOE;
JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS)
IN POSSESSION OFTHE SUBJECT
PROPERTY,

Defendants.

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant t(
Sa Final Judgment of Foreclosure date
the 4th day'of August, 2009, and entered
in Case No.61-2008-CA-000263, of the
Circuit Court of the 3RD Judicial Circul
in and for Suwannee County, Florida
where in DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL
TRUST COMPANY,. TRUSTEE FOF
NEW CENTURY HOME EQUITY LOAN
TRUST, SERIES 2005-C, , ASSE1
BACKED . PASS-THROUGH
CERTIFICATES is Plaintiff and WILLIAMk
A COBB IV; CAMPUS USA CREDIl
UNION; CITIBANK. (SOUTH DAKOTA
NA.; DISCOVER. BANK; NEV
CENTURY MORTGAGE
CORPORATION; UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF WILLIAM A COBB IV; JOHN DOE
JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS
IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY, are defendants. I will sell t(
the highest and best bidder for cash a
the FRONT STEPS OF COURTHOUSE
at the Suwannee County Courthouse, ir
LIVE OAK, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the
10th day of September, 2009, thi
following described property as set fort
in said Final Judgment, to wit:

LOT 6, BLOCK 1, MAYNOF
SUBDIVISION, LIVE OAK, SUWANNEI
COUNTY, FLORIDA, AS PER PLA1
THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT B001
1, PAGE 97; PUBLIC RECORDS 01
SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. LO1
6, BLOCK 1, MAYOR SUBDIVISION
LIVE OAK, SUWANNEE COUNTY
FLORIDA, AS PER THE PLAT
THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
1, PAGE 97, PUBLIC RECORDS ,0
SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA.

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

In Accordance with the Americans will
Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), disabled
persons who, because of their
disabilities, need special accommodation
to participate in this. proceeding should
contact the ADA Coordinator at 200 S
Ohio Avenue, Oak, FL 32064 o
Telephone Voice/TDD 386-362-055
prior to such proceeding.

Dated this 5th day of August, 2009.

Barry A. Bake
Clerk Of The Circuit Cour

By: Sharon Hale
Deputy Cler

Law Office of Marshall C. Watson
S 1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120
S Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
Telephone: (954) 45370365
Facsimile (954) 771-6052
Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438-
S. 07-09923
8/21,28

* :INTHE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHi
3RD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOI
SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.:61-2008-CA-00011

HOUSEHOLD CORPORATION III,

Plaintiff,
vs.

APRIL D BENNETT A/K/A APRIL
MASO BENNETT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF APRIL D BENNETT A/K/A APRIL
MASO BENNETT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF LANCE C BENNETT; JOHN DOE;
JANE
DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN
POSSESSION OFTHE SUBJECT
PROPERTY,

Defendants.

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant t
a Final Judgment of Fqreclosure date
the 4th day of August, 2009, and entered
in Case No.61-2008-CA-000111, of th
Circuit Court of the 3RD Judicial Circu
in and for Suwannee County, Florid,
where in HOUSEHOLD FINANCE
CORPORATION. Iil is Plaintiff an
APRIL D BENNETT A/K/A APRIL MASON
BENNETT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE O
APRIL D BENNETT A/K/A APRIL MASON
BENNETT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE O
LANCE C BENNETT; JOHN DOE; JAN
DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS) I
POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY, are defendants. I wlll sell 1
the highest and best bidder for cash
* - the FRONT STEPS OF COURTHOUSE
at the Suwannee County Courthouse,
LIVE OAK, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on tr
10th day of September, 2009, th
following described property as set for
in said Final Judgment, to wit:

ALL THAT PARCEL OF LAND I
SUWANNEE COUNTY, STATE C


* FLORIDA, AS MORE FULLY
DESCRIBED IN DEED BOOK 799,
S PAGE 280, ID# 1603515E0053122033,
E BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS
| LOT 3, BLOCK 22, TOWN OF
WELLBORN, FILED IN PLAT BOOK
UNRECORDED. LOT 3, BLOCK 22,
I TOWN OF WELLBORN, SECTION 1,
TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 15
EAST, SUWANNEE COUNTY
FLORIDA.

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

In Accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), disabled
persons who, because of their
disabilities, need special accommodation
to participate in this proceeding should
contact the ADA Coordinator at 200 S.
Ohio Avenue, Oak, FL 32064 or
Telephone Voice/TDD 386-362-0551
prior to such proceeding.

Dated this 5th day of August, 2009.

Barry A. Baker
0 Clerk Of The Circuit Court
d
d By: Sharon Hale
e Deputy Clerk
t
S Law Office of Marshall C. Watson
L 1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120
R Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
M Telephone: (954) 453-0365
T Facsimile (954) 771-6052
H Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438
S 08-16579
T 8/21,28,
)
INTHE CIRCUIT COURT OF
S THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR SUWANNEE
; COUNTY, FLORIDA
) PROBATE DIVISION
CASE NO.: 09-87-CP
t
t IN RE: THE ESTATE OF
S LILLIAN JOAN MILLER,
S /k/a LILLAN JOAN LEMIRE,

eDeceased.

NOTICETO CREDITORS
R
The administration of the estate of
SLILUAN JOAN MILLER, f/ka ULLIAN
S JOAN LEMIRE, deceased; whose date
F of death was May 3, 2009; File Number
r 09-87-CP, Is pending In the Circuit Court
for Suwannee County, Florida, Probate
S Division, the address of which Is 200
T South Ohio Avenue, Live Oak, Florida
T 32064. The names and addresses of the
F personal representative and the personal
representative's attorney are set forth.
below.

W All creditors of the decedent and other
E persons having claims or demands
S against decedent's estate, on whom a
A copy of this notice .is required to be
E served, must file their claims with this
court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
d OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
S SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
n ONTHEM.

. All other creditors of the decedent and
r other persons having claims or demands
1 against decedent's estate must file their
claims, with this court WITHIN 3'
MONTHS. AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.

ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN
SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA
S PROBATE CODE WILL BE' FOREVER
k BARRED.'

NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME
PERIOD SET .FORTH ABOVE, ANY
CLAIM FILED TWO (2)'YEARS OR
MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE
OF DEATH IS BARRED.

Caroline Stewart
Personal Representative
175 Falling Leaf Drive
Lapser, Michigan 48446
E
R Mark E. Feagle
A Attorney for Petitioner
N FL Bar No.: 0576906
1 P.O. Box 1653
Lake City, Florida 32055
386-752-7191
8/21,28

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE
3RD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
E SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
E CASE NO.:61-2008-CA-000187
WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS
TRUSTEE FOR OPTION ONE
MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2007-FXD1
ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES,
SERIES 2007-FXD1,
Plaintiff,
vs.

o ELOISE D. RENFROE A/K/A ELOISE
3d BLACK RENFROE; LADSON L,
d RENFROE A/K/A LADSON FLAGRANT
e RENFROE; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE AS
lt UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN
, POSSESSION OFTHE SUBJECT
E PROPERTY,
d
O Defendants.
F
O NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
F
E NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to
N a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
T the 5th day of August, 2009, and entered
to In Case No.81-2008-CA-000187, of the
at Circuit Court of the 3RD Judicial Circuit
E in and for Suwannee County, Florida,
in where In WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS
TRUSTEE FOR OPTION ONE
he MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2007-FXD1
th ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES,
SERIES 2007-FXD1 Is Plaintiff and'
ELOISE D. RENFROE A/K/A ELOISE
N BLACK RENFROE; LADSON L,
� RENFROE A/K/A LADSON LAGRANT


RENFROE; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE AS
UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN
POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY, are defendants, I will sell to
the highest and best bidder for cash at
the FRONT STEPS OF COURTHOUSE
at the Suwannee County Courthouse, In
LIVE OAK, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the
8th day of September, 2009, the following
described property as set forth In said
Final Judgment, to wit:

PART OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4
OF SECTION 31,TOWNSHIP 1 SOUTH,
RANGE 13 EAST, SUWANNEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE'
PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS
FOLLOWS;

FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE
COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST
CORNER OF SAID SE 1/4, THENCE
RUN SOUTH 01*10'56" EAST ALONG
THE WEST LINE OF SAID SE 1/4, A
DISTANCE OF 668.00 FEET; THENCE
RUN NORTH 88*42'32" EAST, A
DISTANCE OF 420.00 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE
CONTINUE NORTH 88*42'32" EAST, A
DISTANCE OF 500.00 FEET; THENCE
RUN SOUTH 01"10'56" EAST, ,A
DISTANCE OF 338.00 FEET; THENCE
RUN SOUTH 88*42'32" WEST, A
DISTANCE OF 200.00 FEET; THENCE
RUN. SOUTH 01"10'56" EAST, A
DISTANCE OF 30.00 FEET; THENCE
RUN SOUTH "8842'32" WEST, A
DISTANCE OF 300.00 FEET; THENCE
RUN NORTH 01"10'56" WEST, A
DISTANCE OF 368.00 FEET TO THE.
POINT OF BEGINNING.

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


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In Accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), disabled
persons who, because of their
disabilities, need special accommodation
to participate In this proceeding should
contact the ADA Coordinator at 200 S.
Ohio Avenue; Oak, FL 32064 or
Telephone Voice/TDD 386-362-0551
prior to such proceeding.

Dated this 5th day of August, 2009.

Barry A. Baker
Clerk Of The Circuit Court

By: Sharon Hale
Deputy Clerk

Law Office of Marshall C. Watson
1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
Telephone: (954) 453-0365
Facsimile (954) 771-6052
Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438
08-31292
8/21,28

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
3RD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.:61-2008-CA-000320,

JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.,

Plaintiff,
vs.

ANY JORDAN, WAINWRIGHT LAND
HOLDINGS, INC.; UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF ANY JORDAN; UNKNOWN
TENANTS) IN POSSESSION OFTHE
SUBJECT PROPERTY,

Defendants.

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to
a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
the 5th day of August, 2009, and entered
in Case No.61-2008-CA-000320, of the
Circuit Court of the 3RD Judicial Circuit
in and for Suwannee County, Florida,
where in JPMORGAN CHASE BANK,
NA. is Plaintiff and ANY JORDAN;
WAINWRIGHT LAND HOLDINGS, INC.;
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ANY JORDAN;'
UNKNOWN TENANTSS; JOHN DOE;
JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS)
IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY, are defendants. I will sell to
the highest and best bidder for cash at
the FRONT STEPS OF COURTHOUSE
at the Suwannee County Courthouse, in
LIVE OAK, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the
8th day of September, 2009, the following
described property as set forth In said
Final Judgment, to wit:

A PORTION OF THE SOUTH HALF (S
1/2) OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER
(NW 1/4) OF THE SOUTHWEST
QUARTER (SW 1/4) OF SECTION 3,


.mAL-


TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 13
EAST, SUWANNEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA, AND BEING MORE
PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS
FOLLOWS; BEGIN AT THE
SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE SAID
SOUTH HALF (S 1/2) AND; THENCE
RUN NORTH 0" 4' 59" WEST, ALONG
THE WEST LINE OF SAID SOUTH
HALF (S. 1/2) WHICH IS A LINE
RUNNING ALONG THE APPROXIMATE
CENTER OF A PAVED ROAD
REFERRED TO AS HUGHES
HIGHWAY, BEING A COUNTY ROAD
WITH NO FORMAL RIGHT OF WAY, A
DISTANCE OF 331.775 FEET; THENCE
RUN NORTH 88" 34' 52" EAST, A
DISTANCE OF 34.06 FEETTO AN IRON
SET OF THE EAST LINE OF SAID
ROAD AS ESTABLISHED BY
OCCUPATION; THENCE CONTINUE
NORTH 88" 34' 52" EAST, A DISTANCE
OF 655.40 FEET TO AN IRON SET IN
PLACE; THENCE RUN SOUTH �" 44'
59" EAST, A DISTANCE OF 331.65
FEET TO AN IRON SET ON THE
SOUTH LINE OF SAID SOUTH HALF
(S 1/2); THENCE RUN SOUTH 88* 34'
16" WEST (ACTUAL) SOUTH 88�33'
30" WEST (RECORD), A DISTANCE OF
655.40 FEET TO AN IRON SET OF THE
EAST LINE OF SAID ROAD AS
ESTABLISHED BY CURRENT
OCCUPMAION; THENCE RUN SOUTH
88* 33' 30" WEST (RECORD), A
DISTANCE OF 655.40 FEET TO AN
IRON SET OF THE EAST LINE OF
SAID ROAD AS ESTABLISHED BY
CURRENT OCCUPATION; THENCE
RUN SOUTH 88" 34' 16" WEST,
(ACTUAL) SOUTH 88" 33' 30" WEST,
(RECORD), A DISTANCE OF 34.06
FEETTO POINT OF BEGINNING. LESS
AND EXCEPT THAT PORTION LYING
WITHIN THE SAID ROAD. THE ABOVE
DESCRIBED LAND IS A PART OF THE
LAND DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL
RECORDS BOOK 489, PAGE 15, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA.

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

In Accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), disabled,
persons who, because of their
disabilities, need special accommodation
to participate in this proceeding should
contact the ADA Coordinator at 200 S.
Ohio Avenue, Oak, FL 32064 or
Telephone Volce/TDD 386-362-0551
prior to such proceeding.

Dated this 5th day of August, 2009.

Barry A. Baker
Clerk Of The Circuit Court

By: Sharon Hale


I
!


Deputy Clerk

Law Office of Marshall C. Watson
1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
Telephone: (954) 453-0365
Facsimile (954) 771-6052
Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438
08-57058
8/21,28
NOTICE OF ENACTMENT OF
ORDINANCES BYTHE CITY
COUNCIL OFTHE CITY OF,
LIVE OAK, FLORIDA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the
Ordinances, which titles hereinafter
appear, will be considered for enactment
by the Cty Council of the City of Live
ak, Florida, at a public hearing on
September 8, 2009 at 7:30.p.m., or as
soon thereafter as the matters can be
heard, In the City Council Meeting Room,
City Hall, located at 101 Southeast White
Avenue, Live Oak, Florida. Copies of
said ordinances may be Inspected by any
member of the public at the Office of the
Development Managr, City Hall Annex,
416 Howard Stree East, Live Oak,
Florida, during regular business hours;
phone 386-362-2276. On the date, time
and place first above mentioned, all
Interested persons may appear and be
heard with respect to the ordinances.
ORDINANCE 1223
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LIVE
OAK,' FLORIDA, RELATING TO
CHANGING THE LAND USE
CLASSIFICATION OF TEN OR MORE
ACRES OF LAND ON THE FUTURE
LAND USE PLAN MAP OF THE CITY
OF LIVE OAK COMPREHENSIVE
PLAN, PURSUANT TO AN
APPLICATION, CPA 08-3, BY THE
PROPERTY OWNER, UNDER THE
AMENDMENT PROCEDURES
ESTABLISHED IN SECTIONS 163.3161
THROUGH 163.3215, FLORIDA
STATUTES, AS AMENDED; PROVIDING
FOR A CHANGE IN THE LAND USE
CLASSIFICATION FROM
RESIDENTIAL, LOW DENSITY (LESS
THAN OR EQUAL TO 2 DWELLING
UNITS PER ACRE) and AGRICULTURE
(LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 1
DWELLING UNIT PER 10 ACRES) to
RESIDENTIAL, HIGH DENSITY (LESS
THAN OR EQUAL TO 20 DWELLING
UNITS, PER ACRE), OF CERTAIN
LANDS WITHIN THE CORPORATE
LIMITS OF THE CITY OF LIVE OAK,.
FLORIDA; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY;
REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN
CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING AN
EFFECTIVE DATE
The public hearings may be continued to
one or more future dates. Any interested
party shall be advised that the date, time
and place of any continuation of the
public hearings shall' be announced
during the public hearings and that no
further notices concernng this matter will
be published.
All persons are advised that if they
decide to appeal any decision made at
the above referenced public hearings,
they will need 'a record of the
proceedings, and that, for such purpose,
they may need to ensure that a verbatim
record ofthe proceedings Is made, which
record Includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal Is to be
based.
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OFTHE STATE OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR SUWANNEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.: 2009-CA-205

NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC
F/K/A CENTEX HOME EQUITY
COMPANY, LLC,
Plaintiff,
-vs-

MARTHA K. KARR; THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF MARTHA K. KARR; IF
LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF
REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE
RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
CREDITORS, LIENORS; AND
TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER
PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER, OR AGAINST THE NAMED
DEFENDANTSS;
Defendants.

NOTICE OF ACTION

TO: MARTHA K. KARR; IF LIVING,
INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF SAID DEFENDANTSS, IF
REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE
RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND
TRUSTEES; AND ALL OTHER
PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED
DEFENDANTSS;
Whose residence are/is unknown.
YOU ARE HEREBY required to file your
answer'6 kwrittrin' detnseit,if any, in the
above proceeding with the Clerk of this'
Court, and to serve a copy thereof upon
the plaintiff's attorney, Law Offices of


Daniel C. Consuegra, 9204 King Palm
Drive, Tampa, FL 33619-1328, telephone
(813) 915-8660, facsimile (813) 915-
0559, within thirty days of the first
publication of this Notice, the nature of.
this proceeding being a suit for
foreclosure of mortgage against the
.following described property, to wit:
A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE SOUTH
HALF OFTHE SOUTHWEST QUARTER
OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF
SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 5 SOUTH,
RANGE 13 EAST SUWANNEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE
PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS
FOLLOWS:
FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING,
COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST
CORNER OF THE SOUTH HALF OF
THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE
NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION
25, TOWNSHIP 5 SOUTH RANGE 13
EAST THENCE S 00 DEGREES 28'57"
E ALONG THE EAST LINE OF THE
SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE
NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID
SECTION A DISTANCE OF 246.18
FEET, THENCE S 89 DEGREES 50'02"
W PARALLEL WITH THE SOUTH LINE
OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF
THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID
SECTION A DISTANCE-E OF 710.00
FEET, THENCE N 00 DEGREES 28'57"
W A DISTANCE OF 175.99 FEET,
THENCE S 88 DEGREES 49'08"'W A
DISTANCE OF 618.79 FEET-TO THE
WEST LINE OF THE SOUTHWEST
QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST
QUARTER OF SAID SECTION THENCE
N 00 DEGREES 27'30"W ALONG SAID
WEST LINE A DISTANCE OF 70.00
FEET TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER
OF THE SOUTH HALF OF THE
SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE
NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID
SECTION, THENCE N 89 DEGREES
49'08" E ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF
THE SOUTH HALF OF THE
SOUTHWEST. QUARTER; OF, THE
NORTHWEST QUARTER ' OF 'SAID
FEE TO CLOSE ON THE PONTOF
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11346 BRATLEY RD
O'BRIEN, FL 32071
If you fail to file your answer or written
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NOTICE OF PUBUC HEARINGS
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TOTHECITY OF LIVE OAK
FUTURE LAND USE PLAN MAP
OF THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
AND THE OFFICIAL ZONING
ATLAS OFTHE LAND
DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS
BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY
OF LIVE OAK, FLORIDA, SERVING AS
THE LOCAL PLANNING AGENCY OF
THE CITY OF LIVE OAK, FLORIDA,
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that,
pursuant' Soectdibis'163.3161 through
163.3215, Florida Statutes, as amended,
and to the' -tty''"6 LWd'Oak Land
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concerning the amendments, as
described below, will be heard by the City
Council of the City of Live Oak, Florida,
serving as the Local Planning Agency of
the City of Live Oak, Florida, at a public
hearing on September 8, 2009 at 7:00
p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matters
can be heard, In the City Council Meeting
Room, City. Hall, located at 101
Southeast White Avenue, Live Oak,
Florida.
(1) CPA 09-3, an application by Herman
Gunter III and Lleschen Gunter, to
amend the Future Land Use Plan Map of
the Corprehensive Plan, to change the
future land use classification from
RESIDENTIAL, MEDIUM DENSITY to
COMMERCIAL; and,
(2) LDR 09-8, an application by Herman
Gunter III and Ueschen Gunter, to
amend the Official Zoning Atlas of the
Land Development Regulations by
changing the zoning district from
OFFICE (0) to Commercial, Intensive
(CI), on a parcel of land/property
described, as follows:
LEG ALL LOT 3 NW OF SR 129 & A
PORTION OF LOT 2 BLK A BAISDENS
ADD ORB 327 P 675 WD YR 88, as
recorded in the Public Records of
Suwannee County, Florida.

Being more particularly described, as
follows:
Commence at the Northeast corner of
Section 23, Township 2 South, Range 13
East, and run thence South 8318'West a
distance of 84.2 feet to a point the
Northwesterly right of way line of State
Road No. 51; thence Southwesterly along
a curve with a radius of 5,689.58 feet,
with a chord bearing South 3239'40"
West, " distance of 113.2 feetto 'the
point of tangency of said right of way line;
thence continue South 3313'38' West,
along said right ci ,.a i;re a d;ta'r.:;e of
639.14 feet to the p :.r.l I Irnereclion of
said right of way lin Pwitt the Ea i -, .*.i
Block A, Baisden'd Addition tc. Ir, TA.-,A.
of Live Oak, Florida and to the point of
beginning; thence continue South


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3343'38" West a distance of 48.5 feet,
along said right of way line to the point of
curve concave to the left with a chord
bearing of South 3145'30 West, a
distance of 156.8 feet to the point of
intersection of said right of way line with
the East line of Maggie (Brown) Street;
thence North 229' West, along said street
line, a distance of 216.82 feet ; thence
South 7001'40" East a distance of 125.51
feet to the point of beginning; also
described as 909 N. Ohio Avenue, Live
Oak, Florida; Containing .4 acres, more
or less.
The public hearings may be continued to
ohe or more future dates. Any interested
party shall be advised that the date, time
and place of any continuation of the
public hearings shall be announced
during the public hearings and that no
further notices concerning this matter will
be published, unless said continuation
exceeds six calendar weeks from the
date of the above referenced public
hearings.
At the aforementioned public hearing, all
interested parties may appear and be
heard with respect to the referenced
petition.
Copies of the amendments are available
for public inspection at the office of the
Development Manager, City Hall Annex,
416 Howard Street East, Live Oak,
Florida, during regular business hours;
phone 386-362-2276.
All persons are advised that If they
decide to appeal any decision made at
the above referenced public hearings,
they will need a record of the
-proceedings, and that, for such purpose,
they may need to ensure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made, which
record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
based.
8/28


INTHE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THETHIRD JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUWANNEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA,
CIVIL ACTION,
CASE NO.: 61-2008-CA-000231

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
Plaintiff,

Vs.
EDWARD ACEVEDO, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to
an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale
dated August 18, 2009,and entered in
Case NO. 61-2008-CA-000231 of the
Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial
Circuit in and for SUWANNEE County,
Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA,
N.A., is the Plaintiff and EDWARD
ACEVEDO; TENANT #1 'NK/A APRIL
TODD; are the Defendants, I will sell to
the highest and best bidder for cash at
FRONT STEPS IN FRONT OF THE
SUWANNEE COUNTY COURTHOUSE
at 11:00AM,' on the 15th day of
September, 2009, the following described
property as set forth In said -Final
Judgment:
LOT 10, BLOCK 2, SPRING WALK
SUBDIVISION, AS SET FORTH IN
PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 405-406, PUBLIC
RECORDS OF SUWANNEE COUNTY,
FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH: 1998
FLEE DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME;
ID NO. GAFLW54 A AND B 81662
A/K/A 16034 221ST ROAD, LIVE OAK,
FL 32060-5244
Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other than
the property owner as of the date of the
LUs Pendens must file a claim within sixty
(60) days after the sale.


WITNESS MY HAND an
Court on August 21, 200!
SEAL

Clerk of



Florida Default Law Grou
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-50
F08063110
8/28 9/4.

IN THE CIR(
THETHIRDJUI
IN AND F
CO
CASE N

GREEN TREE SERVICII
7406 Fullerton Street
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Plaintiff,
vs.


STATE OF FLORIDA, AGENCY FOR
HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION
OFFICE OF MEDICAID THIRD PARTY
LIABILITY and CAROLINA FIRST
BANK, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST
TO CITIZENS BANK OF LIVE OAK,
Defendants,
NOTICE OF SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT,
pursuant to Plaintiff's Final Summary
Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the
above-captioned action, I will sell the
property situated in Suwannee County,
Florida, described as follows, to wit:
Lot 27, Acres of Diamonds
Subdivision, Unit A, being more
particularly described as follows:
A portion of the Northeast Quarter
(NE 1/4) of Section 7, Township 5
South,- Range 13 East, Suwannee
County, Florida, being more
particularly described as follows:
Commence at the Northeast comer of
the Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) of said
Section 7 and run thence South 0 deg.
47 min. 29 sec. East along the Easterly
boundary of said Northeast Quarter
(NE 1/4) 2380.22 feet to .the
Northeasterly right of way line of State
Road No. 349 (80' R/W); thence North
48 deg. 40 min. 30 sec. West along
said right of way line 1775.41 feet to
the beginning of a curve concave
Northeasterly having a radius of
22878.40 feet; thence Northwesterly
along the are of said curve and along
said right of way line through a central
angle of 00 deg. 30 min, 19 sec. an arc
distance of 201.74 feet to the Point of
"Beglnnlng; thence continue along the
arc of said curve and along said right
of way line through a central angle of:
00 deg. 22 min. 33 sec. an arc distance
of 150.02 feet; thence North 43 deg. 02
min. 00 sec. East 538.61 feet; thence
South 68 deg. 13 min; 30,sec. ,East,
160.95 feet thence South 43 deg. 02
rmln.09 sec. West 594.31 feett� said
Northeasterly right of way line and the
Point of Beginning.
Lot 28, Acres of Diamonds
Subdivision, Unit A, being more
particularly described as follows:
A portion of the Northeast Quarter of
Section 7, Township 5 .South, Range
13 East, Suwannee County, Florida,
being more particularly described as
follows:
Commence at the Northeast comer of
the Northeast Quarter of (NE 1/4) said
Section 7 and run thence South 0 dog.
47 min. 29 sec. East along the Easterly
boundary of said Northeast Quarter
(NE 1/4) 2380.22 feet to the
Northeasterly right of way line of State
Road No 349 (80' R/W); thence North
48 deg. 40 min. 30 sec. West along
said right of way line 1775.41 feet to
the beginning of a curve concave
Northeast and having a radius of
22878.4 feet; thence Northwesterly
along the arc of said curve and along
said right of way line through a central
angle of 00 deg. 08 min. 46 sec. an arc
distance of 58.37 feet to the Point o
Beginping; thence continue along the
arc of said curve and along said right
of way line through a central angle 'of
09 deg. 22 min. 33 seec. an arc distance T
of 150.04 feet; thence North 43 deg. 02
min. 00 sec.. East 369.81 feet; thence
South 46 deg. 58 min. 00 sec. East
150.00 feet; thence South 43 deg. 02
min. 00 sec. West 366.16 feet to said
Northeasterly right of way line and the
Point of Beginning.
Lot 29, Acres of Diamonds
Subdivision, Unit A, being more
particularly described as follows:
A portion of the Northeast Quarter
(NE 1/4) of Section 7, Township 5
South, Range 13 East, Suwannee
County, Florida; being more
particularly described as follows:
Commence at the Northeast comer of. .
the Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) of said
Setin adru teneSothOd/


Section 7 and run thence South 0 deg.
d the seal of this 47 min. 29 sec. East along the Easterly
Q. boundary of said Northeast Quarter
(NE 1/4) 2380.22 feet tot the
Northeasterly right of way line of State
Road No. 349 (80' R/W); thence North
Barry A. Baker 48 deg. 40 min. 30 sec. West along
the Circuit Court said right of way line 1775.41 feet to
the beginning of a curve concave
,By:Sharon Hale Northeast Northeasterly and having a
Deputy Clerk radius of 22878.40 feet; thence
Northwesterly along the arc of said
ip, PL. curve and along said right of way line
through a central angle of 00 deg. 04
018 min. 45 sec. an arc distance of 31.69
feet; thence continue along the arc of
said curve and along said right of way
line through a central angel of 00 deg.
CUiT COURT OF 03 min, 00 sec. an arc distance of
DICIAL CIRCUIT, 20.01 feet; thence North 43 deg. 02
OR SUWANNEE amin. 00 sec. East 366.16 feet; thence
UNTY, FLORIDA North 46 deg. 58 min. 00 sec. West
0.: 2009-CA-106 150.00 feet; thence North 43 deg. 02
.min. 00 sec. East 224.50 feet; thence
NG LLC, South 68 deg. 13 mln. 30 sec. East
182.41 feet; thence South 43 deg. 02
mln. 00 sec. West 656.24 feet to said
Northeasterly right f way line and the
Point of Beginning.
TOGETHER WITH ONE 1999 HOMES
OF MERIT, 3202 MOBILE HOME,
SERIAL NO.: FLHML3B127320267AB


T I urNKNOWru ncHI, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND
TRUSTEES OF SUSAN L.
CHITTENDEN, DECEASED, THE
UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND
TRUSTEES OF VIVIAN L. REEVES,
DECEASED, AND ALL OTHER
PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER kND AGAINST THE NAMED
-DEFENDANTS, JAMES A.
CHITTENDEN, CHARLES W. REEVES,
LINDA G. GENTRY A/K/A LINDA G.
CHITTENDEN, THE ESTATE OF
SUSAN L. CHITTENDEN, DECEASED,


at public sale, to the highest and best
bidder, for cash at the front steps of the
Suwannee County Courthouse. 200
South Ohio/Dr. MLK. Jr. Avenue. Live
Oak. Florida 32064. Suwannee
County. Florida. at 11:00 A.M. (EST) on
the 8th day of September, 2009.


SEAL




8/21,28


Barry A. Baker
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Sharon Hale
Deputy Clerk .


FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2009


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THIS DAY IN...




HISTORY
S1862: THE SECOND
BATTLE OF BULL RUN
OF THE CIVIL WAR TOOK
PLACE.
S1905: TY COBB MADE
HIS MAJOR LEAGUE DE-
BUT, PLAYING FOR THE
DETROIT TIGERS.
* 1967: THURGOOD
MARSHALL BECAME THE
FIRST AFRICAN AMERIC-
AN SUPREME COURT
JUSTICE.


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BOOK SERIES FOLLOWED THE
LIVES OF WIZARDS AT SCHOOL.


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MATRICULATE
to be enrolled in a
college or university


ENGLISH: Education
SPANISH: Educaci6n
ITALIAN: � Formazione
FRENCH: Education
GERMAN: Ausbildung


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LIGHTS OUT!


Green tips for comfort


in an emergency


Is your home set up to handle an emergency? Whether a natural disaster like a
hurricane or ice storm, or a man-made one like a rolling black out, steps can be tak-
en to keep your family reasonably comfortable during an extended power outage.
Here are some green tips to ensure that your family can stay warm, cook food,
communicate, and keep clean until the lights come on.
Perishable Foods
Perishable food can be stored temporarily in coolers until used -- the quicker the
better.
Heat and Light
Homes that are equipped with wood stoves have heat for comfort and cooking,
while candles, lanterns, and flashlights can provide light. Your emergency pre-
paredness kit should include plenty of batteries, matches, a manual can opener,
bottled drinks, and packaged foods that can be cooked on an outdoor grill or not
cooked at all.
Communication
If your cell phone doesn't work well,at home, keep a standard -- non-cordless --
phone that will work without electricity, as jyour landline can stay in service with-
out electricity.
Essential Water
One of the most important requirements for comfort in a home is a ready sup-
ply of water to cook, drink, clean and maintain sanitary conditions. Keeping a sup-
ply of bottled water or filling a bathtub with water can work for a short time, but
these supplies can be expensive and depleted quickly with a busy family. Many
homes have a private well to supply water to their homes, powered by a sub-
mersible electric water pump. But when the power is out, the water has no way to
reach the surface or your house.
Hand Pumps Are a Green Solution
If you have a private well, consider investing in a modem hand pump to keep
your water at hand and accessible at any time. Houlton, Maine-based Bison
Pumps manufacture an environmentally friendly so-
lution to bringing water to the home. One uniqiu fea-
ture that makes Bison Pumps great in an emergency
is the spout designed with threads to accept a stan-
I.npg rA d dard garden hose. When the power fails, just attach a
r ao 4 e. garden hose between the Bison Pump and your out-
door faucet, and you can pump water back into your
domestic system to flush toilets and run tap water.
The stainless steel Bison Pump delivers up to 4.5
gallons per minute, depending on the cylinder size.
The pump is easy to install in just a few hours with a
helper using the complete and concise installation
manual, or it can be installed by your plumber.
. Protection from Floodwaters
If your emergency involves flooding, your Bison
Pump can also protect your well from contamination
m when submerged. Most wells are covered with a sim-
' ple three-bolt cap, which can allow contaminants to
Sseep into your well. Bison's wellhead seal truly pro-
tects your well from surface contamination, with a
l tight fitting gasket and stainless steel bolts. And be-
cause it's built in Maine to last, once it's installed it is
'1 ,. ,..' virtually maintenance free. For more information,
"'' " i"" ' '. visit their Web site, www.bisonpumps.com or call
800-339-2601.


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