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Title: Suwannee Democrat
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: Suwannee Democrat
Publisher: J. E. Pound
J.E. Pound
Place of Publication: Live Oak, Fla.
Live Oak Fla
Publication Date: October 14, 2009
Frequency: semiweekly[<1990-1994>]
weekly[ former <1897-1928>]
semiweekly
regular
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Subject: Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began Aug. 12, 1897.
General Note: Editor: F.R. McCormack, <1910>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 12 (Nov. 20, 1897).
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Bibliographic ID: UF00028422
Volume ID: VID00629
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Other version: Live Oak daily Democrat
Preceded by: Banner (Live Oak, Fla.)
Preceded by: Suwannee leader
Preceded by: Suwannee citizen

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Thursday night's community-wide pep rally at Langford Stadium, the Bulldog Bash, was a big draw. Hollywood Nights was
the theme and the production lived up to its billing. See more photos, Page 1 B. Photo: Paul Buchanan SuwanneeSports.com


Willie
Nelson's
at the
Spirit
Saturday.


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124th YEAR, NO. 104 3 SECTIONS, 42 PAGES


Wednesday Edition October 14, 2009


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


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LOPD Det. Sgt. Ron Shaw points out areas of recent criminal activity
on a map of Live Oak. Photo: Jeff Waters

Live Oak lawman, facing

a devastating diagnosis,

looks back at life, career


By Jeff Waters
jeff.waters@gaflnews.com
Det. Sgt. Ron Shaw of the Live Oak
Police Department has a doctor's ap-
pointment Friday. It's no ordinary visit.
After high school, Shaw
traveled the world three
times with the U.S. Navy.
"Woodstock was going on
and I was sitting off the coast
of North Vietnam," he said.


He will learn, as he does every three
months, whether his cancer remains in
remission.
Shaw was diagnosed with lung cancer
in September 2006. In October the up-
per lobe of his right lung was removed.
By June 2007 the situation had become
unbearable.
"I got to the point where I couldn't
walk without crutches," he said.
Then the doctors found a tumor on
the left side of his hip. The doctors said


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Shaw meets
the 'real'
Sopranos
By Jeff Waters
jeff.waters@gaflnews.com
Asked about a partic-
ularly memorable mo-
ment in his law enforce-
ment career, Shaw sat
back in his chair and
laughed and then pro-
ceeded to tell of his en-
counter with the "real"
Sopranos.
"I got involved in a
narcotics case that in-
volved an Italian family
out of New Jersey," said
Shaw, who then worked
SEE RON, PAGE 11A


Ag officer escapes crash with minor injuries
By Carnell Hawthorne Jr said. Hingson was taken to Shands at was wearing his seatbelt when the
Thomas C. Hingson, 21, an officer Live Oak with minor injuries. He crash occurred, reports show.
with the Department of Agriculture
and Consumer Services, survived a
serious crash with minor injuries Fri-
day morning. Trooper Richard Gill
of FHP said Hingson failed to stop at ? ..
a stop sign at the comer of 145th 'Iwo
Road and 76th Street. Hingson was
on the way to work shortly before 7
a.m. when he crossed 145th and
struck a pole in his Sierra GMC
pickup truck at 55 mph, according to . 9 .
Gill. The vehicle overturned twice
after impact and came to rest in a Authorities look over the wreckage of a pickup that overturned Friday, leaving
field 195 feet from the roadway, Gill its driver with minor injuries. Photo: Carnell Hawthorne Jr.


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Search is on


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By Jeff Waters
jeff.waters@gaflnews.cc
The search contain
for two male subje
who robbed a man
gunpoint and struck h
in the head late Fridax
Live Oak Pines mol
home park.
Two men dressed
black, wearing black
masks and armed wit


suspects
handgun, forced a resi-
om dent of the park to give
them money. Reports
ues monitored on a police
cts scanner indicated at
at least $1,000 was stolen.
him According to a press
y at release from LOPD Det.
bile Justin Bates, Jesus Her-
nandez was sitting in his
in vehicle around 11 p.m.
ski
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Amanda McManaway and Travis Laxton were crowned
Suwannee High homecoming queen and king during
halftime of Friday's game at Langford Stadium. See
homecoming parade photos, Pages 12-13A. Photo: Paul
Buchanan SuwanneeSports.com


Nationwide to drop

policies statewide

and in Suwannee


By Jeff Waters
jeff.waters@gaflnews.com
Nationwide Insurance
Company of Florida
said it will drop 60,000
homeowners policies
statewide, including
about 40 in Suwannee
County.
Nancy Smeltzer, the
company's communica-


tion consultant, said by
email Thursday that the
company would still in-
sure some 45,000
homeowners in Florida.
Smeltzer said the
company is trying to
"manage risk, maintain
viability and remain in a
strong position to ser-
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Serving Suwannee County Since 1884


The Suwannee Democrat, published
Wednesday and Friday.
Periodicals postage paid at
Live Oak, FL 32064. Business located
at 211 Howard Street East, Live Oak,
FL. Publication number 530180.

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the Viewpoint & Opinions page are
not necessarily those of the
management/ownership of the
Suwannee Democrat.


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
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Letters may be edited to fit available
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writer's point of view. Well written
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letter per quarter per individual.


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think! Callers may dial 208-8314 and leave a
message to express their thoughts, good or
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Editor's note: The
Suwannee Democrat
prints the entire arrest
record each week. If your
name appears here and
you are later found not
.',i/n or the ( li ,.. ,. are
dropped, we will be hap-
py to make note of this in
the newspaper when ju-
dicial proof is presented
to us by you or the au-
thorities.
The following abbrevi-
ations are used below:
SCSO-Suwannee
County Sheriff's Office
LOPD-Live Oak Po-
lice Department
FDLE-Florida Depart-
ment of Law Enforce-
ment
FHP-Florida Highway
Patrol
FWC-Florida Wildlife
Commission
DOT-Department of
Transportation
OALE-Office of Agri-
cultural Law Enforce-
ment
P & P-Probation and
Parole
USMS-US Marshals
Service
ATF-Department of
Alcohol, Tobacco and
Firearms
DOC-Department of
Corrections

October 8, Christopher
Michae Yagel, 37, 26841
CR 49 Branford Fl, dixie
county wrt, fta o/c pass
wbc x12 SCSO D Allen
October 8, Amoldo Mar-
tinez-Leal, 29, 7863 103rd
St Live Oak Fl, no drivers
license, tag attach not as-
sign FHP J Tillie
October 8, Timothy
Daniel Wells, 41, 7060
Edna St Live Oak Fl, suw
cty vop o/c sexual, battery
force not likely to cause
injury SCSO J Zimmer-


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October 8, 09-1694, 23,
09-1694 Live Oak Fl, poss
cocaine, poss dru para-
phernalia SCSO DTF R
Sammons
October 8, O.C. Crusaw,
68, 2977 188th St Well-
born Fl, ftc-civil action,
30 days or $399.00 purge
SCSO-CPT J. Mills
October 8, Henry Cru-
saw, 78, 18497 29 Rd
Wellborn Fl, ftc civil ac-
tion, 30 days or $399.00
purge SCSO-M.Clark
October 8, James Dur-
ward Laughlin, 37, 12910
US Hwy 90 Lot 61 Live
Oak Fl, child abuse dom
violence, battery dom vio-
lence SCSO-T. Roberts
October 8, Martin Wes-
ley Lowe, 54, 20300 68th
St Live Oak Fl, poss
firearm by convicted felon
SCSO-T. Roberts
October 8, Deontaye
Alan Williams, 30, 2814
SW 16St Street Ocale Fl,
vop sale/del of cocaine,
vop poss cocaine w/int to
sale/deliver SCSO-S. Law
October 8, Charles Hen-
dershot, 47, 10340 CR
10A Live Oak Fl, vop o/c
felony battery SCSO M.
Clark
October 8, Martin
James Walraven, 52,
19602 Bellhurst Loop
Land O Lakes Fl, dwls
knowingly, violation pro-
tection ord pasco county,
1st app pd per fina OALE
J.K. Dewey
October 8, Carlton
Wayne Bailey, 31, 16305
156 ST McApin Fl, suw
co wrt vop o/c dui, 1st
app pd appt per fina LOPD
B Harrison
October 8, Brandon
Mortlock, 24, 16286 93DR
Live Oak Fl, dwls
(w/knowledge) LOPD B.
Harrison


October 9, Dennis Ed-
ward Steinmetz, 36, 11715
206th Street O'Brien Fl,
battery (dom violence)2ct,
assault (dom violence) vop
o/c poss of cannabis, vop
o/c poss of paraph, leon co
wrt SCSO C. Tompkins
October 9, Alimer
Perez-Mendez, 29, 319
Carver Ave. Live Oak Fl.,
no dl LOPD-D. Slaughter
October 9, Tasha Mae
Dinsmore, 27, 302 Home
Avenue Live Oak Fl, fraud
false owne info 2ct, **
alachua co wrt ** LOPD -
D. Slaughter
October 9, Kelsey Deon
Bently, 36, 408 W Ten-
nessee St Tallahassee Fl,
forgery, uttering forgery
SCSO-S. Law
October 9, Jerica
Denise Chambers, 19,
1700 Joe Lewis Apt 114
Tallahassee Fl, fta o/c no
valid d/1 SCSO-S. Law
October 9, Javier Cruz
Vasquez, 29, 1711 Long
Ave Live Oak Fl, Theft,
Resist W/Violence, Poss
Methadone LOPD-C. Kin-
sey
October 9, Robert Win-
tie, 31, 10855 SR 51 Live
Oak Fl, Poss Cntrl. Sub
W/O Pres., Poss -20g Mar-
ijuana SCSO-M. Landis
October 10, Tatanisha
Yanette Thomas, 31, 719
Webb Drive Live Oak Fl,
resist ofc w/o violence
LOPD J. Roundtree
October 10, Leroy Fed-
erick Jr., 54, 12910 U.S.
Hwy 90 Lot 2 Live Oak
Fl, Battery (Dom Vio-
lence) SCSO E. Padgett
October 11, Howard
Hilton Christie, 72, 311 N
Houston Ave Live Oak Fl.,
battery (domestic), battery
on a leo LOPD S. Gam-
ble
October 11, Balke Ar-
rendale, 19, 12301 182nd


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St Live Oak Fl, grand theft
auto SCSO-W. Kelly
October 11, Juan Lore-
do, 32, 19620 CR 349 Live
Oak Fl, battery SCSO C.
Thompkins
October 11, Juan Ant
Aguinaga-Blanco, 20,
19620 CR 349 Live Oak
Fl, aggravated battery
SCSO C. Thompkins
October 11, Jose Her-
nandez, 26, 1405 NE Du-
val ST Lot 48 Live Oak Fl,
poss. drug paraphernalia
LOPD J. Roundtree
October 12, Jose Luis
Melende, 26, Transient
Live Oak Fl, disorderly
intoxication SCSO-B.
Mincks
October 12, Angela
Lawrence, 26, 22873 45th
Drive Lake City, Fl, sen-
tenced to 3 days SCSO-M.
Jelks


Total calls for
service: 106

Medical Calls: 90
Weakness: 4
Cardiac: 8
Trauma: 19
Motor vehicle
crash: 7
Misc. medical
call: 20
Altered mental
status: 5
Respiratory: 9
Seizure: 7
CVA: 1
OB: 1
OD: 1
Abdominal pain: 2
Cardiac arrest: 2
Standby @
football game: 1
Standby @
rodeo: 1
Standby @
structure fire: 2

Fire Calls: 16
Vehicle fire: 1
Motor vehicle
crash: 5
Structure fire: 3


October 12, Anthony
William Milligan, 32, 185
SW Frailick Ct Fort White
Fl, forgery, uttedring a
forgery SCSO-S. Law
October 12, Sherwood
Rocky Howard, 27, 19410
89th Road McAlpin Fl, co-
lumbia co warrant, vop o/c
dwls SCSO-Zimmerman J
October 12, Adrian
Reiago Ferguson, 51,
13460 SR 51 Live Oak Fl,
battery (dom viol) SCSO-
B. Mincks




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Night Night
10/12/09 4,1,1 10/12/09 .5,0,4,5
FANTASY 5
10/12/09 ....... 5,6,11,25,35
MEGA MONEY.... 4,20,21,27,21
LOTTO.. ..... 7,21,23,27,36,43


Tree on power
line: 1
Smoke
investigation: 1
Fire prevention: 5

Volunteer fire
responses: 17


CORRECTIONS
Ninety-nine percent
of current cases of the
flu are of the H1N1
strain. The number of
cases of H1N1 in
Florida is 60,000. The
number of deaths
reported from H1N1 as
of Sept. 29 was 102 in
Florida.
In each case, an Oct.
7 article in the
Democrat indicated
otherwise.


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Arrest Record


Suwannee County

Fire/Rescue calls

for service for Oct. 4 to Oct. 10


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WELLBORN NEWS


Meet


Linda Dye,


'Community Activator'

By Ruth Ford
Linda says her main goal
in the community was to be
a positive part of it. She is
that. She not only helps
activate people but she
jumps right in, gets involved C
and does what needs doing.
Many of you saw and
maybe talked with her at
Wellborn's Blueberry 40.
Festival. She was the ^ i6
master of ceremonies for the Linda Dye
entire festival and honored
us with a few songs. (Linda is quite a talented musician,
but has not pursued that career.) She started singing in
the upscale clubs in her younger days, where she met her
husband. They have made a good team now for over 35
years. Now, though, she sings for pleasure only.
She's right in there no matter what the community is
doing. She will no doubt be one of the goblins giving out
candy at the Halloween party on Oct. 31, helping dish out
food at the Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 21, and helping
Santa with the presents on Dec. 18. (All events are at the
Wellborn Community Association Building on the brick
road in Wellborn.)
If you need a notary or you want her to do your
marriage ceremony she's a professional. She says she
does two or three weddings a year. Give her a call or stop
by her wonderful antique store, the Kornucopia.
The Komucopia is a select antique store with some of
the most wonderful antiques and antique vintage
collectibles anywhere to be found. She and Donald have
handpicked them from all over the United States. Folks
from as far away as Holland make it a regular stop when
they are in the United States. Out of state as well as local
customers drop in when they want something different,
special or unique. She and husband, Donald, opened the
Kornucopia in 1988, in addition to having a cattle farm
north of town. She is a native to the area and has been
here or nearby all her life. She can truly claim this area
her home as she is the fourth generation living here.
Linda doesn't just talk about things, she jumps right in.
In the last election she ran against a popular candidate and
gave it her best to make him work hard for reelection. She
also wrote for the newspaper until she resigned to jump
into politics. She was very supportive of the new prison
and did her share working to see it come to the Wellborn
area to help give the town and the area a well-needed
boost. She was on the zoning board for six years and was
chairman of it for three. She was one of the founding
members of the Wellborn Community Association and
has served recently as secretary. She also is a member of
the Wellborn Neighborhood Watch and has served as
secretary for that organization.


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HCE celebrates 74 years
The Association for Home and Community Education is 74 years strong. The Suwannee County Commission declared
Oct. 6, 2009 Suwannee County HCE Day. From left: Joan Stanton, president of Happy Homemakers HCE Club;
Katherine Allen, director, UF/IFAS Suwannee County Extension; Jesse Caruthers, commission chairman; and Donna
Wade, president of Pleasant Hill HCE Club. Photo: Jeff Waters

Free breast cancer education and screening


Oct. 15 and Oct. 21
The Suwannee County Health
Department will be holding a free
breast cancer education and screen-
ing day at the clinic in Live Oak on


Oct.15 and at Branford clinic on
Oct. 21. This service is for ladies
age 40-49 who do not have a histo-
ry of breast cancer or any current
breast problems, do not have a regu-


Sheriff, commissioner
at Whistle Stop
The Wellborn Neighborhood Watch would like to welcome our
members, friends and neighbors of our community of Wellborn to
"Meet and Greet" your sheriff, Tony Cameron, and our county com-
missioner, Billy Maxwell, at the Whistle Stop Cafe and Deli for free
coffee and sweets.
This will give us all a personal and face-to-face meeting with those
who have such a great bearing on the running of our community. They
will answer any question that you have pertaining to each of their jobs
and we hope to have a good turn out from our community.
This will be held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m.
at the "Whistle Stop Cafe in the middle of our town of Wellborn.
Please try to come and bring a friend or two or three!
Remember, folks, this is free to all our community!


lar doctor and have never had a
mammogram. Please call for 362-
2708 x 247 for an appointment in
Live Oak and 935-1133 for an ap-
pointment in Branford.


greater Visions
Support Group
Addiction Support Group:
greater Visions faith-based addic-
ons support group meets at the
;race Manor Restaurant. Meetings
re held on Thursday mornings at
:30 a.m. This group provides spiri-
lal and emotional support in a
on-judgmental setting. Come ex-
erience the freedom from addic-
ons that is found in Christ.
Greater Visions is an outreach of
'hrist Central-Live Oak. For more
formation contact 208-1345.


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suwannee living



Chamber luncheon focuses on education


By Carnell Hawthorne Jr.
carnell.hawthorne@gaflnews.com

The Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce held
its quarterly luncheon Thursday afternoon at Camp
Weed with guest speaker Jerry Scarborough,
Superintendent of Suwannee County Schools.
During the ;.-.llhciiil-. which brought together
business leaders from around the community,
Scarborough laid his cards on the table by asking,
"How can the business community help our school
district become an A district?"
His answer was simple.
"One thing we find out really quickly is that if you
help a student find that the math, science and reading
they are taking in school is relevant, then they're less
likely to give up."
He proposed to leaders that the district is in need of
just 50 more coaches willing to commit to playing an
active role in the academic and career future of local
students.
The school system has developed the I Care! 9th
Grade Initiative, which pairs local mentors, volunteers
and faith-based organizations with students as a way to
promote academic excellence.
Under the initiative funded by a workforce
development grant, business leaders can help by
offering paid internships to students who qualify. The
aim is to give students real-world job experience while
still in high school.
The luncheon was sponsored by Keith Leibfried,
CEO of First Federal Bank of Florida, with as
invocation by Dennis Cason, director of the chamber.

Melody Christian Academy fundraiser
Boys & Girls B-Ball is having a car wash fundraiser
Sat. Oct. 17, at Cheek and Scott parking lot, Highway
129, 9 a.m. 2 p.m. also they are selling South Pit
BBQ tickets for $7.50 chicken dinners, or $17.50 for a
slab of ribs.
This will take place on Friday Oct. 23, from 11 a.m.
- 4 p.m. at Melody Christian Academy.


American Legion
turkey shoot
The Harry C. Gray Memorial American Legion Post
#107 will have its turkey shoot on Saturday, Oct. 17,
starting at 12 noon.
12 gauge shot guns only, Post will provide shells,
public welcome, food and drinks available.
Post is located at 142nd Street, McAlpin. Traveling
from Live Oak take 129 South, 7 miles to 142nd
Street, turn left go 1 mile, Post on right. Info. Call 386-
362-5987.


The Chamber of Commerce quarterly luncheon featured an address by Superintendent of Schools Jerry Scarborough.
- Photo: Carnell Hawthorne Jr.


"What we are facing is a different type of
generation. These kids can't be taught with the same
methods used in the 50s and 60s," Scarborough said.
"What we need from you as a chamber and a
community is to get creative. Our teachers need your
help. They need to know that you care as a
community."
During the presentation, a video message was
delivered by John Martz, Executive Vice President and
CEO of Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative. Martz
said, "It's important that jobs through education


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of 1999 Submitted
LHS class of 1999 You are cordially invite
will hold their 10 year to the African American
reunion on October 16- Development Council 131
17, in Mayo. anniversary on Oct. 15 at
Please send mailing p.m. Live Oak Church of
address to God on US 129 South.
www.fdoacs.hotmail.co Community leader Ms.
m Darica Land, 386- Yvonne Scott will be
288-4028. Invitation to honored.
follow. Here are some of her


Attention

Fall Festival Bakers!
The Pumpkin Baking Contest will be held
Saturday, October 17 at the Fall Festival.
Bakers are encouraged to contact
Ella Carter, 362-1326, or
Lucille Heinrich, 362-5995, for contest
details and to secure a spot.
Be sure to have your entry at the Live Oak Garden clubhouse
located on 136 West right next to Shands Hospital between the
hours of 7-10 a.m. Judging :ill begin i- ,rtly hl ,, i f. r Please
bring a copy of your recipe with your entry. Bringing your
recipe is not a requirement, only if you are t.,LIIiI, to share your
recipe with others. Remember, your entry iLl11 be sampled by the
judges. You can retrieve your entry at Noon the same day.
Thanks to the support of
First Federal Bank of Florida there will be
cash prizes in addition
to ribbons awarded

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produce candidates who will be future business
leaders. It's important that our education process
produces seniors that can contribute back to the
community."
Other things business leaders could do to help,
Scarborough said, was to encourage their employees
to serve as coaches, contribute to Suwannee
Foundation for Excellence, participate in alumni and
booster clubs, assist with dissemination of
information, serve on APT or advisory committees,
volunteer, and to simply get involved.


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North Central Florida
Suwannee County
Founder, Past President
and Board Member
-Volunteer for Christian
Missions in Action and
Sonshine Ministries
-American Cancer -
Relay for Life
-Breakfast for Champions
-Dwayne Alexander Scott
Memorial Scholarship
Power Point Speaker and
Scholarship Presenter
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The dinner donation
price is $15. Program
Sponsors $50. Make
checks payable to African
American Development
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416, Live Oak, Florida
32064.
A scholarship will be
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Suwannee County.
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MYRA C. REGAN ROBERT BRIDGES
Publisher Editor
Members of the Suwannee Democrat editorial board
are Myra C. Regan, publisher, and Robert Bridges,
editor. Our View, which appears in Friday's editions
of the Democrat, is formed by that board.








My first



date

By Jim Holmes
It was 1957 and I was about to become a man.
At least in the eyes of my fellow 7th-grade males.
You see, I was among the select, fortunate few,
soon to have his first real date.
Sue Fisher had been my dream girl since fourth
grade. And now she had consented to allow me to
escort her to our annual fall festival dance, where
she might even be elected queen!
Sue was a cute little blonde with a bubbly per-
sonality. But even more importantly to a tiny 12-
year-old male was the fact that she was the only
girl in my 7th-grade class who didn't stand a head
taller than me. That was an important considera-
tion, as it meant I could demonstrate my box step
mastery on the dance floor without my head being
buried in her bosom. (It was only later in life that
I learned there were far worse things in this world.)
But among my 7th grade peers, there was one
important caveat to this being "a real first date." It
only qualified as such, if sue would let me kiss her
goodnight! Oh the stress.
And so the big evening finally arrived. I was
dressed in my Sunday suit, complete with a tie
knotted into a Windsor by mama. Since it was a
formal event, she provided me two hankies. One
to show, one to blow.
My folks had even laid out the cash so I could
present my "date" a corsage. I said a silent prayer
of thanks when Sue's mother quickly took it from
my trembling, sweating hands and did the honors
herself of pinning it to the bodice of her daughter's
party dress.
At the dance, all went well ... at first. We mar-
veled at the gymnasium's beautiful crepe paper
decorations, while bemoaning the fact that the
smell of sweaty gym socks still somehow lingered.
Between dances, Sue visited and giggled with girl-
friends, while we manly men stood nearby talking
manly things. But all the while, in the back of my
mind was one burning question; would Sue make
this a real date by allowing me to kiss her good-
night?
Yes, all was great, until the moment when our
Fall Festival Queen was finally revealed. The 8th-
grade class president stepped to the microphone
and announced that 7th-grader, Sue Fisher had
been elected our queen. Sue squealed in delight,
but her joy was short lived. For no sooner had the
applause died down, than the 8th-grader apolo-
gized, explaining he'd transposed the two names
and that Sue was not the winner, but the runner-up
to the real victor -- an 8th-grade girl. As you can
imagine, Sue was crushed. And all of us 7th-
graders knew in our hearts that she had been
robbed of her victory by certain, nefarious -- if
unidentified -- 8th grade cads.
To Sue's credit, she made it through the crown-
ing ceremony, but with reddened eyes. And as
soon as it was over, she raced to the gym's pay-
phone and called for her daddy to come pick her
up.
So there I was, alone. My anxiously awaited
first goodnight kiss would have to wait. Ironically,
I have no recollection of who the young lady was
who so honored me. I suspect the experience was
equally forgettable to her.
No, I don't remember that first kiss, but forever
burned into my memory is that first kiss missed.
Jim Holmes lives in Live Oak.



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Branford News
Serving southern Suwannee County, including Branford, O'Brien and McAlpin


Branford homecoming



coming soon


L I
Princess finalists 2008 Homecoming Princesses.
From left: Erin Bronson, Oliva Boney, Keysha Horn, Rebecca White.


Queen finalists. From left: Heidi Winters, Ariel Harrison, Shantena Cruz
Not pictured: 2008 Homecoming Queen Ciera Trisch.


Middle school attendants. Back row, from left: Kristen Timberlake, Jer-
rica Byrd, Kara Holtzclaw. Front row, from left: Siera Goodin, Charlie
Briggs, and Tifphani Whitley


High School Attendants. From left: Paige Baumgart, Shantena Cruz,
Hope Bartlett, Montana Bailey Photos: Kyli Holtzclaw


Branford Homecoming is fast
approaching. There are many
events scheduled throughout the
week for the students and com-
munity to participate in. At
BHS, students are encouraged
to show their school spirit by
dressing up for different days.
The dress-up days are Wednes-
day. Oct. 21 (College Day),
Thursday, Oct. 22 (Twin Day)
and Friday, Oct. 23 (Blue and
Orange). The students will be
judged daily at 12:45. Winners
will receive cash awards. There
will also be teacher door deco-
rating for the week. The doors
will be judged on Thursday.
BTV takes over Branford on
Thursday night (Oct. 22) as we
celebrate Homecoming Week.
This is the 15th year of the Big
Blue Raid. The BBR staff,
cheerleaders, dancers, twirlers
and band have prepared an
event that is like no other.
Admission is $3.
The Homecoming parade is
.scheduled for Friday, Oct. 23 at
noon. Anyone interested in par-
ticipating in this event may call
Branford High School at 935-
I 5600 or email Stacy Young at
syoung@suwannee.kl2.fl.us.
Lineup for floats is between 9
a.m. and 11 a.m. Vehicles and
walkers may line-up until 11:30
a.m.
The parade route is different
than normal parades held in
Branford due to student partici-
pation. The route begins at the
football field and turns on to
Reynolds Street in front of
BHS, turns right onto Jenkins
Avenue, turns left on US 129,
turn left at Nell's and heads
back to the football field.
Prizes will be awarded to 1st,
2nd and 3rd place floats. Win-
ners will be announced at the
game. Finally, come out and
support the Branford Bucca-
neers as they face Bronson at
Buccaneer Stadium. The Mid-
dle School Homecoming Court
and 2009 Princess will be
crowned at pregame. The High
School Homecoming Court and
2009 Queen will be crowned at
halftime. All Homecoming


For the love of bagels

There's quite a story behind

Branford's new eatery


Angel and Zee Nunez Photo: Stephenie Livingston

By Stephenie Li ii *. .I.-
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Zee and Angel Nunez fell in love over a fresh cup of coffee
and a warm bagel. With the grand opening of their new bagel
shop affectionately called 'ZeeAngel' this Saturday, they hope
to share with Branford the same magic they discovered togeth-
er 15 years ago.
Growing up in a Jewish community in New York City, Zee
was introduced to "the bagel world" at an early age. "I ate
bagels until they were coming out of my head," Zee said, com-
pletely serious. Through the Jewish community, she learned
great recipes and taught herself how to use fresh quality ingre-
dients over the course of 45 years of living in NYC.
Then, on a whim, Zee packed up her things and moved to
sunshine and long, sandy beaches. "I was tired of the traffic
and the depressing cold weather," she said. So Zee found her-
self in Florida, and it wasn't long before she was discussing
food with an Argentinean named Angel in a coffee shop in
Coral Springs. "Shhh, don't tell him, but he wasn't really my
type at first. I was used to the blond hair, blue eyes type," she
said smiling. "But we bonded thanks to good food and coffee."
However, the one thing the Nunezes love more than food is
their children.
"Baby, how many kids do we have?," Zee shouted over to
Angel, working at the coffee counter. "Oh, I don't know. A
lot," Angel replied.
Zee and Angel are both passionate about helping homeless


SEE BRANFORD, PAGE 9A


SEE FOR, PAGE 8A


O'Brien and our neighbors

'Bits & Pieces' from south Suwannee County


A few lines from a reader


By Ana Smith
Last Sunday was "Homecoming Day" at
O'Brien Baptist Church, and as always,
there were a lot of memories of those who
have "gone home" since last year. It was
wonderful seeing some folks I haven't seen
in a while, some who live in other areas of
Suwannee County and surrounding areas,
and some who live out of our county ...
some out of state ... who came back for this
annual gathering.
The children always provide an opportu-
nity to smile as they sing their program, and
several of our young teens added to the
memories as they closed the musical portion
of our morning worship with a couple of
contemporary hymns. I hope to have a few
photos for next week, but this time I was up
in the choir myself and didn't have the op-
portunity to take any photos. God bless
Amy Fletcher, Carol Whitty and those folks
who have helped the children in past weeks
get ready for this event. And thanks to all
those folks who are part of our hospitality
committee for the excellent way they set up
these gatherings, setting the tables, arrang-
ing the variety of foods, keeping the food
lines moving and everyone taken care of,
and cleaning up. There's a lot of work in-


volved, and they do it so well! Next will be
Thanksgiving, and in December our annual
Christmas program.
As tradition holds, there was plenty of
food spread out on about five long tables,
on the kitchen serving counter, and one
room dedicated to the variety of desserts, al-
ways a popular room for young and old
alike.
This year we enjoyed a special sermon
provided by Paul Bell, nephew of Pastor
George Fryar. Several members of his fami-
ly were on hand, and Paul and his wife
Emily are a young couple involved in the
missionary field. They are currently in
preparation for their upcoming mission as-
signment to Bosnia, and listening to this
young man preach to our congregation
leaves no doubt his heart is full of love for
Our Lord. They both will certainly be a
blessing to the mission field. Their expect-
ed date to leave for Bosnia is February, and
we will continue to be in prayer for this
wonderful couple.
Congratulations to Valerie and Patrick on
their first wedding anniversary this past
Sunday. Valerie is the daughter of Pastor

SEE O'BRIEN, PAGE 9A


The Branford High School class of 1963. From left: Paul Shinholster, June
Hardy Bass, Luke Koon, Gerald Collins, Linda Odom Collins, Jim Cranford,
Frances Strickland Poore, Alfred Dorsett, Don Philpot, Grace Chandler Moore,
Elaine Griffin Garcia, Karen Sykes, Larry Jonas, Bill Collins.
Dear Suwannee Democrat,

Thank you for publishing the announcement of our 1963 Branford High
School class reunion. The 10 October event was filled with laughter and
memories. A photograph of the class members who attended is attached.
Our next class reunion is scheduled for October 1, 2011. Plans will be an-
nounced later by the planning committee.

Thank you,
Larry M. Jonas
Lake Park, Ga.


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Branford News


Loving Pets For You


...from the Suwannee County Animal Shelter


By Ana Smith
The weather is turning cooler, fall is just around the
corner, and with the cooler temperatures it's time to think
about, and make a few preparations for, our four-legged
family members.
Right now sandspurs are a problem, not only for us
humans but also for our pets, especially if they are out-
doors all the time and most especially if they have any
kind of shaggy or long-haired coats, whether a dog or a
cat.
Cats will regularly groom themselves, despite the pres-
ence of sandspurs, but sometimes the spur is caught so
tightly in the fur that it gets pushed further down into the
skin and can be an irritation. Take a few minutes out of
your day to brush out your pet's fur. It may take several
minutes to get it done, but your pet will be grateful. And
in the case of a dog, it could mean the difference be-
tween your pet having a really matted coat with a con-
stant source of irritation, and also bringing those sand-
spurs up on your porch or in your house, in which case
you will be dealing with the problem yourself.


It's also time to start making a place for your pet to
find shelter when the really cold temperatures hit, and as
cool as our mornings are already, it's a possibility we'll
have an early winter this year. If you have a place where
your pet is usually housed, make sure there are no places
where strong winds can blow in on your pet, and get
him/her settled where you want your pet to be now, so it
will be used to that one place as its sleeping area.
My personal "outdoor" pet is large, and he is getting
up there in age. I have found that, when it starts to get
too cool for him, he will come to the back door and
whine. Although he prefers to be outside, he knows
when it is time to get out of the weather. When that time
comes, we have an old, really thick blanket that is his
alone, and he comes in and sleeps near the dryer and the
return grate, where it is always warm and comfortable
for him. And yes, he does get a good brushing before he
is allowed to stay indoors, even if it is just in the laundry
room.
If you have any concerns about what to do for your
outdoor pets when the weather turns cold, call your vet


Landmark Baptist Church


announces 85th Homecoming


Submitted
Formerly Magnolia Baptist Church, Landmark Baptist
Church in Branford, (Highway 129 South, 1 mile south
of US 27) announces its 85th homecoming on October
18, 2009. We want to invite all past members and Bran-
ford residents to this joyous occasion. As the pastor of


For the love of bagels


Continued From Page 7A

children. "We've taken
them in over the years. If
they didn't have a crimi-
nal record and needed a
place to stay, they had a
home with us," said Zee.
Zee and Angel have 11
children ranging in age
from 21-47. When asked
how many are their bio-
logical children they sim-
ply say, "Just a couple."
Currently, they are wait-
ing to adopt a son. "We
want to make it a dozen,"
Zee said.
Zee and Angel moved
to Branford five years ago


to live more quietly. They
found the perfect house
and were happy, but still
had not fulfilled their mu-
tual dream of opening a
bagel and coffee shop.
Then one day, they took a
wrong turn and discov-
ered a little building they
had not noticed before
next to Badcock's Furni-
ture. "We were praying
for a bagel and coffee
shop. I thought this build-
ing was perfect and turns
out it was for lease," said
Zee. "We made the wrong
turn at the right time."
Now customers can
come by and enjoy a


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Landmark Baptist Church, I have been able to go back
through time and look at some of the glorious history of
this church and have seen the effect that it has made on
this city.
Most of the early members of the church are now
grandparents and some still attend church here. Some
have gone on to be with the Lord. One thing that has not
changed is that we are still an old-fashioned Independent
Conservative Fundamental King James preaching
church.
Sunday School starts at 10 a.m. and our morning ser-
vice will begin at 11 a.m. with a baptismal service to fol-
low the morning service. We will then go over to the fel-
lowship hall and have dinner on the grounds, returning to
the church for an afternoon service.
We would ask you to please come and celebrate with
us. If you have any questions please call Pastor Steve
Redman at 1-386-792-4370. Come worship with us.


bagel "any way you want
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coffee and teas. "We have
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Yard sale for McAlpin 4-H

October 17, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at McAlpin Commu-
nity Center on 129. Tables are available $5 Outi-
side, $8 inside space is limited.
For reservation call 935-1359 or 590-1924.
They will be selling Bar-B-Q sandwiches, drinks
& desserts.


or your local shelter for some good advice. Most of it is
just common sense, and your desire to protect your pet.
Whether it's in your house, garage, or your barn, provide
a good, warm place. Most radio stations and TV news
stations will advise you when your should bring in your
pets (and your plants); take heed, and please be prepared.
If it's too cold for you, then it's probably too cold for
them, especially those without a thick fur coat.
Our shelter is located about 8 miles south of Live Oak
just off US 129. Our address is 11150 144th Street, at the
north end of McAlpin, on the same road as the big coun-
ty landfill. Our hours are Monday from 9 a.m. to 2:30
p.m., on Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30
p.m., and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to about noon, but if
you plan to come out on Saturday, please call first to be
sure the animal control officer is there. He is subject to
being out on a call at any time.
The office number is 386-208-0072, and we invite you
to come out and visit with our furry residents. We have
so many that are waiting for that one special "forever"
home. God bless!



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Branford News


The Suwannee
County Health De-
partment will be
holding a free breast
cancer education and screening day
at the clinic in Live Oak on Oct.15
and at Branford clinic on Oct. 21.
This service is for ladies age 40-49


who do not have a history of breast
cancer or any current breast prob-
lems, do not have a regular doctor
and have never had a mammogram.
Please call for 362-2708 x 247 for an
appointment in Live Oak and 935-
1133 for an appointment in Bran-
ford.


Homecoming at Beachville Advent


The Beachville Advent Christian
Church, located at 24815 CR 49 (the in-
tersection of SR 247 and CR 49), will
celebrate its 113th Homecoming on Sun-
day, Oct. 18 at 10:30 a.m. The speaker
for the morning will be the Rev. Ray Pen-
ney, who will be speaking on "Prayer --
Where the Action Really Is." Fellowship
dinner will follow the morning worship
service and at 2 p.m. "Mainstream" from
Old Town will bring a concert of Gospel
Music for all ages. Mainstream will also
share during the morning worship service.
Rev. Penney will hold a seminar titled
"Keys to Effective Prayer" starting Mon-
day evening at 7 p.m. in the church fel-
lowship hall. All are invited to attend.
Please call 386-935-0723 if you would
like to attend, so we can be sure to have
materials available for you. Topics for
the seminar are:
Monday, Oct. 19 -- "What if I Don't
Pray?"
Tuesday, Oct. 20 -- "How to Pray With
Results"


Wednesday, Oct. 21 -- "Overcoming
Satan's Strongholds With Warfare
Prayer."
Rev. Penney has completed 50 years of
preaching and has conducted retreats and
taught Bible seminars in New England
and Canadian churches as well as at many
family camps.
He served as pastor to five churches
and founded Christ Chapel at Raymond,
Maine where he served for 18 years. He
graduated from Berkshire Christian Col-
lege with a B.A. in iliho lc -.,, and from
Gordon-Conwell Seminary with a Master
of Divinity Degree.
He has served as adjunct professor of
Pastoral studies at Berkshire Christian
College and as Director of Christian Edu-
cation for the Eastern Region of Advent
Christian Churches for 10 years. He has
also served as an instructor in the Eastern
Regional Lay Leadership training pro-
gram.
Call 386-935-0723 for more informa-
tion.


Branford homecoming


Continued From Page 7A

events are sponsored by
the BHS Student Council.
6th-grade Attendants:
Charlie Briggs
Tifphani Whitley
7th-grade Attendants:
Sierah Goodin
Kristen Timberlake


8th Grade Atten-
dants:
Jerrica Byrd
Kara Holtzclaw
Princess Finalists:
Olivia Boney
Keysha Home
Becca White
10th Grade Atten-
dants:


coming
Montanna Bailey
Hope Bartlett
llth Grade Atten-
dants:
Page Baumgart
Stephanie Cruz
Queen Finalists:
Shantena Cruz
Ariel Harrison
Heidi Winters


McAlpin Elementary

School Reunion


The McAlpin Elementary School will
hold its 24th annual reunion, November
14, 2009, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the
McAlpin Community Center. This
year's reunion will be open to ALL that
ever attended the McAlpin school.
A donation of $11 per person is need-


ed for the catered meal, by Nov. 7.
Make checks payable to McAlpin
School Reunion and mail to, McAlpin
School Reunion 839 Tara Trace Circle,
Live Oak, FL 32064.
If you have any questions call 362-
5468, 364-1454, or 362-2353.


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George and Vaster Fryar,
and she and Patrick are
currently stationed in
Hawaii. Valerie, please for-
give me, but as I'm writing
this column your last name
totally is lost in my brain.
This coming Saturday is
the monthly breakfast
meeting of the Brotherhood
in the Fellowship Hall of
O'Brien Baptist Church.
This men's group is open to
any man, including sons,
brothers, nephews, etc.,
who live in our community
and who would like to be
involved in a group of
Christian men who gather
once a month. Breakfast is
served at 8 a.m., followed
by a meeting of prayer,
worship, and fellowship.
You don't have to belong to


OBC to participate. Just
come and take part, and
you will be glad you came.
From "Humorous Quota-
tions":
"Never lend your car to
anyone to whom you have
given birth."
"The fence around a
cemetery is foolish, for
those inside can't get out
and those outside don't
want to get in."
"Live so that you would-
n't be ashamed to sell the
family parrot to the town
gossip."
"Charity begins at home
and generally dies from
lack of outdoor exercise."
"The difference between
a beautiful woman and a
charming one? A beauty is
a woman you notice; a
charmer is one who notices
you."


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"Ask your child what he
wants for dinner only if
he's buying."
Life is short ... remem-
ber, today is the first day of
the rest of your life! Make
the best of it! God bless!



Gospel Sing
at River Run
Campground
A gospel sing will
be held the last Friday
night of each month at
River Run Camp-
ground, located on
Highway 27, between
Branford and Fort
White. Sing starts at
6:30 p.m. till... For
more information call:
935-6553.


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Blue Raid

Branford's 15th annual
Homecoming Pep Rally!
Come out for an evening of
fun, fabulous skits,
music, and fireworks.
A variety of talent will be performed by
Branford's own Twirlers, Dancers, Band,
Cheerleaders
and the Big Blue Raid Staff

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009

7 p.m.

Buccaneer Stadium

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Obituaries


Justin Patrick Schenauer
June 19, 1973 -
October 10, 2009

Y ustin Patrick
Schenauer, age36 of
Live Oak, Florida
passed away
peacefully with his family
and friends by his side,
following a long an
courageous battle with
cancer Saturday, October
10, 2009, at his home in
Live Oak, FL. He was a
native of Worcester, Mass.
Moving to Live Oak, FL in
2007 from Atlanta, GA.
Justin can be remembered
by his strong work ethic
and devotion to his family
and friends. He was
employed by the State of
Florida as a Probation
Officer. He enjoyed classic
cars and his most treasured
car was his 1973 Mustang.
He loved carrying his son
for rides on weekends and
has left the Mustang to
him. He was a great father
and his son was his life.
Survivors include his
loving wife of seven years,
Heidi Schenauer, his six-
year-old son Hunter
Schenauer both of Live
Oak, FL; his parents Gary
and Denise Schenauer of
Fernley, NV and brother,
Michael Schenauer of
Astoria, OR. Many Aunts,
Uncles, cousins, nieces and
nephews.
Family and friends will
honor Justin's life 4:00 PM
Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009 in
the Brody Harris Memorial
Chapel.
In lieu of flowers
contributions may be made
to Memories of Love
Foundation, 4932 Sunbeam
Road, Jacksonville, FL
32257.
Please sign the
guestbook at
www.harrisfuneralhomeinc.
net.
Harris Funeral Home &


Cremations, Inc.,932 N.
Ohio Ave., Live Oak,386-
364-5115 is in charge of all
arrangements.
HARRIS FUNERAL
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INC.
932 N. Ohio Avenue
Live Oak, Fl 32064
Phone (386) 364-5115
Fax (386) 364-5105.

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Minnie Harrell
April 21, 1925 -
October 9, 2009


I J innie Harrell,
age 84, of Live
Oak, Florida
passed away Friday,
October 9, 2009, in Shands
@ UF in Gainesville, FL.
She was a native and life
long resident of Live Oak,
FL. Minnie spent her life
for her family and serving
her church and others, and
above all, loved her Lord.
She enjoyed cooking, loved
music and was a member
of the Live Oak Church of
Christ.
Survivors include one
son, Russell Harrell, Live
Oak, FL; four daughters,
Barbara (Carl) Wood, Live
Oak, FL; Dorothy (Rusty)
Greene, Live Oak, FL;
Mary Alice (John)
Howland, Live Oak, FL;
Brenda (Rick) Page, Live
Oak, FL; thirteen
grandchildren, nineteen
great-grandchildren and
five great-great-
grandchildren.
Funeral services were
held 2:00 PM Monday,
October 12, 2009 at the
Live Oak Church of Christ
with Brother Craig
Williams officiating.
Interment followed in the
Mt. Olive Church of Christ
Cemetery.
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Herbert Jordan
October 8, 1933 -
October 10, 2009

} erbert Jordan,
76, of Live Oak,
Fl Passed Away
on Saturday, October 10,
2009, in His Home. Mr.
Jordan Was a Life Long
Native of Suwannee
County and a Veteran of
the U.S. Army, Serving
During the Korean
Conflict. Mr. Jordan
Worked and Retired as a
Carpenter for Fred
McIntosh, Bob Newman
and Billy Cribbs for over
Fifty Years. He Also Was a
Member of the Beulah
Baptist Church, Live Oak,
Fl.
He Is Survived by His
Wife: Alice Jordan, Live
Oak, Fl; One Step-son:
Troy& Becky Villanueva,
Live Oak, Fl; One Sister:
Carloyn Wiggins, Live
Oak, Fl; Two
Grandchildren: Tyler
Villanueva and Nicole
"Twyler" Villanueva.
Funeral Services Will Be
Held on Tuesday, October
13, 2009 at 6:00 Pm at the
Beulah Baptist Church,
Live Oak, Fl with Rev.
James Carrier And, Rev.
T.J. Santerfiet Officiating.
.Interment Will Follow in
the Beulah Baptist
Cemetery.
Daniels Funeral Homes
& Crematory, Inc. Live
Oak and Branford in
Charge of All
Arrangements.

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Wilbur O' Neal
February 22, 1929 -
October 10, 2009

S f ilbur 0' Neal,
80, Live Oak,
Fl passed away
Saturday, October 10, 2009
after long illness. The Live
Oak, Fl native was a


lifelong resident of
Suwannee County. He
retired from Farmers
Hardware after 25 years
and was a member of Live
Oak Church of God.
Mr. O' Neal is survived
by his wife: Annie O' Neal,
Live Oak, Fl; one
daughter: Melessa &
Nathan Wilson, Live Oak,
Fl; three sons: Wilbur &
Kelly O' Neal, Tallahassee,
Fl, Wyatt & Wanda O'
Neal, Live Oak, Fl, Terry
& Dee O' Neal, Live Oak,
Fl; one sister: Mildred
Brim, Jacksonville, Fl;
nine grandchildren and
twenty-three great-
grandchildren.
Services will be held at
10:00 am Tuesday, October
13, 2009 at Live Oak
Church of God with Rev.
Fred Watson and Rev.
David Jones officiating.
Internment will follow in
Mt. Willing Cemetery.
Daniels Funeral Homes
& Crematory, Inc. Live
Oak is in Charge of All
Arrangements.

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Irie Paul Durden
July 31, 1933 -
October 11,2009

rie Paul Durden,
76, passed away
Sunday October 11
,2009 in Tri-County
Nursing Home, Trenton,
FL
following a long illness.
The Bell, Florida native
was born July 31, 1933
and had live all his life in
the Branford area Mr.
Durden
owned and operated
several service stations in
the Lake City area and was
a poultry farmer for 22
years.
He was a member of the
New Hope Family Church
in Bell, Florida
survivors include his
wife June Durden of
Branford, FL, one
daughter, Teresa Oplinger
of Port Charlotte,
FL., a step daughter,
Joni Denise Brown of
Edmond Oklahoma One
son Edwin Paul "Buddy "
Durden
of Sanderson FL ., a
sister, Judy Cribbs of Bell
, FL., one brother, Edward
Durden of Branford ,FL
and
5 grandchildren and 5


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great grandchildren also
survive.
Graveside services will
be conducted Wednesday
October 14, 2009 at 11:00
AM in New Hope Family
Church Cemetery, Bell,
FL with Rev. Lynn Wagner
officiating. Daniels Funeral
Homes and Crematory,
Inc., Branford, FL in
charge of arrangements.

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Marilyn Fouraker Pierce
November 12, 1939 -
October 12, 2009

Sarilyn Fouraker
Pierce, age 69,
Passed away
suddenly Monday, October
12, 2009, at her home in
Alachua, FL. She was a
native of Wellborn, FL, a
1957 graduate of
Suwannee High School
and attended Aurora
University in Illinois.
Recently she resided in
Turkey Creek Forest in
Alachua and was an active
and integral member of
their Women's Club. She
attended Trinity Methodist
Church in Gainesville, FL.
Survivors include three
sons, Kevin (Sonja) Pierce
of Huntsville, AL, Tracy
(Emily) Pierce of
Jacksonville, FL and
Patrick (Lara) Pierce of
Jacksonville, FL; two
brothers, R.A. Fouraker
and James K. (Nadine)
Fouraker both of Wellborn,
FL; five grandchildren.
Visitation will be held
Thursday, Oct. 15th from 5
to 7 PM at Harris Funeral
Home.
Funeral services will be
held 11:00 AM, Friday,
Oct. 16, 2009 at McAlpin
Advent Christian Church.
Interment will follow in
the church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers
contributions may be made
to Advent Christian
Village, P.O. Box 4305,


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Death notices

Oleta Merle Boatwright
February 6, 1921 -
October 10, 2009

Sleta Merle
Boatwright, age
88, of Dowling
Park, FL passed away Oct.
10, 2009 at Shands at Live
Oak following a lengthy
illness.
Survivors include, one
brother, George Boatwright,
Dowling Park,FL; one sister,
Ethel Johnson, Palmyra, NY.
Finalization was by
cremation.
Harris Funeral Home &
Cremations, Inc. of Live
Oak (386-364-5115) is in
charge of local
arrangements.
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Hal Dean Eubanks
May 20, 1932 -
October 11, 2009

Sal Dean
Eubanks, age
77, of Live Oak,
FL passed away Oct. 11,
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brother-in-law Clifford
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two great grandchildren.
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the cancer had spread and
metastasized.
In January Shaw had a
piece of rib removed with a
tumor growing on it that
was pressing against his
lung.
"I don't wish that stuff on
my own worst enemy," said
Shaw. "And I don't have
any enemies, I don't hold
grudges. And my wife hates
me for it," he said with a
smile.
He has gone through
chemotherapy twice and ra-
diation once, and beaten the
cancer back. For now.
Shaw hopes he gets good
news Friday. In the end,
though, it may not make
much difference.
This is the third time his
cancer has gone into remis-
sion. His doctor says the dis-
ease will return in time, and
his case has been deemed
terminal.
"It'll come back and bite
me one day," Shaw said.
In the wake of the news,
Shaw, 60, says he's begun to
see things differently.
"I just kind of take it three
months at a time," said
Shaw. "You don't live for
quantity anymore, you just
live for quality."
Shaw sat down in the de-
partment's situation room
with Democrat reporter Jeff
Waters recently to talk about
where he's been and what
he's seen along the way.

Getting started

Shaw finished high
school, then set out to see
the world. He went on three
tours of duty with the U.S.
Navy.
"Yeah, Woodstock was
going on and I was sitting
off the coast of North Viet-
nam," he said.
Shaw was stationed on
the U.S.S. Long Beach, a
nuclear-powered cruiser,
"the only ship of its class in
the world," he said.
About four years later, in
the early 70s, Shaw began
his career in law enforce-
ment with the road patrol of
the Sullivan County Sher-
iffs Office in upstate New
York, 90 miles from New
York City.
"So we got all the over-
flow from the city," said
Shaw. "That was the moun-
tain resort area, the Catskill
Mountains and it was com-
parable to Suwannee Coun-
ty because it was all rural."
The road patrol was new,
Shaw said, only about two
years old when he started.


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ment and other resources,"
Shaw said.

The road to
Live Oak
By 1975, Shaw found
himself in Miami where he
worked for what's now
called the Miami-Dade Po-
lice Department.
"It was fun down there,"
said Shaw. "It was party
town."
But it was non-stop for the
department. When officers
reported for duty they might
be facing 30 to 40 calls.
"Back then you were busy
enough that you had very lit-
tle time to do any proactive
police work, you just went
from call to call," Shaw said.
He said major drug opera-
tions were based in Miami
and most of the calls dealt
with that.
"The Colombians were
trying to take over the drug
trade back then so we went
to a lot of calls. There were a
lot of motels there where
you had execution style
slaying almost every
night," Shaw said. "So we
would go in there, secure the
crime scene and let homi-
cide take over."
After a couple of stints in
departments around the
state, Shaw reached a point
in his life where he wanted
more.
"I got 21 years in law en-
forcement, there's got to be
something else," Shaw told
himself.
He and the family moved
to North Carolina where he
started out as a meter reader
and worked his way up to
supervisor.
Shaw remembers driving
up to summer homes and
noticing they'd been broken
into. He knew then that all
he could do was call the po-
lice. Before, he was the po-
lice.
"Once you start working
law enforcement, it kind of
gets in your blood," he said.
After another stint in law
enforcement, Shaw returned
to the private sector. It was-
n't challenging enough, he
said.
"You always have to think
in law enforcement," said
Shaw. "Your mind's always
working."
In 2003, Shaw applied for
the chiefs position with the
Chiefland Police Depart-
ment. He consulted with his
good friend Nolan McLeod,
then chief of LOPD, whom
he knew from other jobs.
"He said they got their
problems," said Shaw. "He


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said you need to keep your
eyes glued to the newspa-
pers. And it was at that time
they had to let the whole po-
lice department go because
they did not have an ordi-
nance in the city charter that
authorized them to enforce
Florida law. They were mak-
ing illegal arrests, so I got a
hold of the city manager and
said, 'I think I want to with-
draw my application."
That was when Shaw de-
cided to make the move to
Live Oak.

On the job
at LOPD
Shaw began his career at
LOPD under McLeod as a
uniformed officer. He be-
came a detective in April
2004. One year later he was
promoted to detective
sergeant.
He spent a couple of years
rooting out pedophiles who
prey on children in Internet
chat rooms. Shaw said that
job was "like shooting fish in
a barrel."
Shaw said they worked a
case once where a 15-year-
old Live Oak boy was trad-
ing child pornography with
an undercover U.S. Postal
Service investigator out of
Pennsylvania.
Shaw said a plan was
hatched. The kid would meet
the supposed "Pennsylvania
man" at a local motel.
"So we set everything up
in one of the local motels
and sure enough, here comes
this kid," said Shaw. "He
was kind of hesitant at first,
looking around. The
(LOPD) officer that was
posing as the guy from
Pennsylvania opened the
door, kind of stretched like
he had just gotten in from a
long drive and waves him in.
They talk for a while and an
investigator was hiding in
the bathroom. They went to
a separate room where the
kid thought the photographs
were going to be taken. He
walked in and we just looked
at the kid and said yeah
you're in deep (expletive)
now," Shaw said laughing.
Shaw, who with his wife
Patricia has four children
and five grandchildren,
raised his eyebrows, sat back
in his office chair and put his
arms on his head as he talked
about another case, a pe-
dophile from Arizona he
caught on the Internet.
"The authorities there
were trying to catch him for
a while," said Shaw. "The
guy supposedly said he had a
good way of sniffing out
cops. They were shocked
when I called them."
"I guess his long range
sniffer didn't work," Shaw
said amusingly.

Roads not taken

Early on, Shaw had no
inkling he would end up in
law enforcement.


prey on children
in Internet chat
rooms. He said
that job was "like
shooting fish in a
barrel."

But it did seem a fitting
path to pursue. His father
worked as a state corrections
officer for 30 years. Shaw's
younger brother worked in
corrections as well. His
grandfather was the first po-
liceman in the town of Falls-
burg, N.Y And his father's
brother was a policeman,
killed in the line of duty in
1959 while responding to a
burglary.
Shaw never wanted to go
into corrections like his dad
wanted. He said they may
make a lot of money, but
there's a reason.
"One day I told my father,
'Pop, you had a good job all
these years, you were a
bounty guard out riding a
horse for 21 years, all you
did was ride from work gang
to work gang and take head
counts and stuff," Shaw
said.
"'But the way a prison
works today you go through
the door and they lock it be-
hind you and guess what,
you're serving time just like
the rest of them."'
Besides, Shaw says he's
always loved his chosen pro-
fession.
"What makes it passionate
for me is I know there's peo-
ple out there who have no re-
gard for other people or their
property and those kinds of
people are the ones that real-
ly hurt society today," he
said. "They take what does-
n't belong to them, they hurt
people for no reason. And if
you think about what society
is right now what would it be
like if there was no law en-
forcement. You'd have con-
fusion out there."


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for the Sullivan County
Sheriffs Office in upstate
New York.
Information that Shaw
obtained resulted in a
search warrant on a man
who was eventually
charged with growing
marijuana and selling it
to high school students.
Shaw was off duty, sit-
ting in a restaurant when
one of the pay phones
rang inside the eatery.
"The waitress an-
swered the phone and
she comes over and says,
'I don't know who it is,
but they're calling for
you on the pay phone.'"
Shaw said the sus-
pect's grandfather sup-
posedly from "one of the
'families' out of Jersey
City" was on the line.
He told Shaw "this case
didn't need to go to trial."
"He sounded just like
one of the Sopranos. He
was very nice, not ag-
gressive, he just kept
dropping hints," Shaw
said.
Shaw told him to take
his concerns to the dis-
trict attorney.
"He just said, 'Let me
bring something to light
here. Stop and think how
I know you are where
you are right now. I
know you're off duty.
How do you think I
know where you are?' I
started looking out the
windows," said Shaw.
"Obviously he was fol-
lowing me."
Shaw said he was tak-
en off road patrol for a
few months as a precau-
tion.


His first night back on
patrol, he was sent to in-
vestigate a shooting.
"The way it came in
was kind of strange,"
said Shaw.
He said the desk
sergeant told him to
scramble his radio trans-
missions so they could
communicate in privacy.
He was told that a
woman was picked up on
Highway 17, now an in-
terstate highway, by a
truck driver and taken to
a hospital.
"She had been shot in
the neck and she's claim-
ing that her and her
boyfriend were picked
up in New Jersey ... she
said they were both shot
and her boyfriend's prob-
ably dead and that he's
off on the side of the
road somewhere, so they
sent me down. And I
found a body with a third
eye," Shaw said pointing
to a spot between his
eyes.
"And I sat there and I
said 'Wait a minute, this
is my first night on the
road again, this ain't
working."
Shaw said he drove up
the road to the county's
public works depart-
ment.
"I drove up there
where it was nicely lit
and I called on the radio
and said 'You need to
send me everybody in
the world, because if I
get whacked, I want a
witness," said Shaw.
Shaw said folks from
one of the aforemen-
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FSU College of Medicine honors


Dr. Nasseer Masoodi of ACV


By Darleen Hinrichs
ACV Staff
Advent Christian Village physician Nasseer Masoodi,
MD is one of two physicians honored by FSU College of
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Capital City Country Club. Masoodi was named the
Outstanding Clinical Faculty Educator. Mel Hartsfield,
dean of the Tallahassee Regional campus, called Masoodi
an "unsung hero" who provides students with an
opportunity to see patients in a rural c'llill-.. which is part
of the school's mission. Also honored was Thomasville
Pediatrician Dr. Timothy Jones, who received the
"Guardian of the Mission" award.
FSU medical students spend a rotation at ACV working
alongside Masoodi, learning about medical practice in a
rural community and gaining experience in the field of
geriatrics. They divide their time between the clinic at
Copeland Medical Center and Good Samaritan Center,
ACV's skilled nursing facility.
Masoodi explains, "During their Geriatric rotation, the
students are required to see a certain number of patients
with certain disabilities. They learn how to manage the
care of the aging, but it is not just disease management.
They explore new dimensions; it is interactive-dealing
with the person as a whole, not just their particular
disease or disability. They learn about the patient's
activities and interactions-all different dynamics. By the
time they leave ACV, the students have a much more
complete picture of the various aspects of aging."
Masoodi has been ACV's Medical Director since 2004.
He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics,
as well as Hospice and Palliative Care. In 2008, he was
recognized as a Fellow in the American College of
Physicians. Fellowship is an honor achieved by those
recognized by their peers for personal integrity, superior
competence in internal medicine, professional
accomplishment and demonstrated scholarship.


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tober 25. We are inviting
all of our extended family
and friends to join us for a
special day of activities.
Still Water Sonnet, who
will be presenting a concert
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provide special music and
Pastor Ray Kelley will
bring a special sermon for
the occasion. A pot luck
dinner will follow the 11
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The Harry


Suwannee County

Historical Museum
announces fall schedule
The Suwannee County Historical museum is pleased
to announce its fall schedule of events. Working to
educate the citizens and visitors of Suwannee County
about the county's rich history, the museum staff and
volunteers work diligently to offer such programs.
Introducing a program series called "Taking History
to the Streets." Museum leadership will offer several
walking tours of the Live Oak community. These tours
are free, however registration is recommended as
schedules are subject to change.

Sat., Oct. 24, 4 pm: Railroad Yard District: Begin at
Suwannee Museum
Sat., Oct. 31, 4 pm: Live Oak Cemetery Tour: Begin
at the Cemetery on Winderweedle Road
Sat., Nov. 7, 4 pm: Downtown District: Begin at
Millennium Park, Live Oak
Sat., Nov. 14, 4 pm: Conner Street District: Begin at
Suwannee Museum
Sat.; Nov. 21, 4 pm: Tour & History of Blue Lodge,
Begin at Lodge, US 90, Live Oak

Keeping with the theme of "Stories of the
Suwannee," this season's events will offer
opportunities for the general public to hear the stories
of the people, industries, and events of Suwannee
County that make its history the treasure that it is. The
ever-popular "Program Events" will return to the fall
schedule. These lectures feature local historians and
community members sharing information about
specific subjects. The selection of subjects has been
through the comments and questions of those that visit
the museum.
During the month of October, Richard Wright of
Colonial Photography will be coordinating a series of
Thursday night lectures and workshops addressing the
proper preservation of antiques. Topics may cover
areas of interest having to do with Photography,
Furniture, Facilities, Tableware, and Dolls & Toys.
Please contact the museum to confirm the schedule
and subject matter to be presented.
The month of November brings us two additional
lecture workshops. The first will take place on
Thursday, November 5 at 6:30pm. The subject to be
presented will be "Tales of Old Columbus". This will
be offered by Beth Schoenfelder from the Suwannee
River State Park, which encompasses the land of this
historic community on the Suwannee River.
Secondly, museum staff and leadership will be
hosting a workshop having to do with the Stories of
Mr. Sears & Mr. Dowling. Through this workshop
guests will hear stories having to do with these two
notable personalities and will also be encouraged to
become involved in preparing a museum exhibit
having to do with this fascinating part of Suwannee
County history. This workshop will take place on
Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 6:30 pm.
All program events take place at the Suwannee
County Historical Museum, located at 208 N. Ohio
Avenue in Live Oak in the historic Atlantic Coastline
freight station. Their operating hours are Tuesday -
Saturday from 9 am 3 pm, closing from 12 1 pm for
lunch. Admission is free, donations are accepted. The
museum's phone number is (386) 362-1776. The
museum's website is www.suwanneemuseum.org;
Randy Torrance is the Executive Director/Curator.


C. Gray II Memorial


American Legion Post #107


-Photo: Submitted
The Harry C. Gray Memorial, American Legion Post #107 held its Installation Cere-
mony, at its September membership meeting. Officers installed were: Standing (L-R)
Lee I. Peters Finance Officer, Carl Fannin Sgt. at Arms, Claude Pass Chaplain, Randy
White Second Vice Commander.
Seated (L-R) Robert Gentry Adjutant, Richard Buffington Post Commander, Jim
Holden Executive Committee, (not in photo) Richard Lees First Vice Commander.


Still Water Sonnet Concert
October 24
Live Oak Christian Church
Still Water Sonnet whose first album was nomi-
nated as 2009 "Praise and Worship Album of the
year" will be in concert at the Live Oak Christian
Church Saturday, October 24, at 7 p.m. There is no
charge; a "love offering" will be received during the
concert. A "Finger food fellowship" will follow.
Still Water Sonnet is a female duet based in
Nashville, TN. Aletha Moore and Melony Harman
are both daughters of pastors who have written
many of their songs.
For additional information contact the church at
362-1085 or e-mail at liveoakchristian@wind-
stream.net. Additional information is available at
the church web page at liveoakchristian.org.


School Advisory
Council meeting
for SHS
The next meeting of the
School Advisory Council for
Suwannee High School will
be Thursday, October 15, at 6
p.m. It will be held in the
Student Activities Room at
the high school.
All interested students, par-
ents, teachers and community
members that would like to
participate and become in-
volved in Suwannee High
School are invited to attend.


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An electrical fire that started in a box fan and spread to the ceiling damaged this 137th Place mobile home last
Wednesday. Upon arrival, personnel from Engine 1 of Suwannee County Fire/Rescue forced the back door and
conducted an aggressive interior attack. The fire was contained to the area of origin. No injuries were reported.
Additional units responding included Station 1 and 2 and volunteer units 32, 41 and 51. Photo: Suwannee County


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An electrical fire that started in a box fan and spread to the ceiling damaged this 137th Place mobile home last
Wednesday. Upon arrival, personnel from Engine 1 of Suwannee County Fire/Rescue forced the back door and
conducted an aggressive interior attack. The fire was contained to the area of origin. No injuries were reported.
Additional units responding included Station 1 and 2 and volunteer units 32, 41 and 51. Photo: Suwannee County


Live Oak man arrested for attempted mower theft


By Carnell Hawthorne Jr
Javier Cruz Vasquez, 29, of Live
Oak was arrested Friday and
charged with theft and resisting with
violence after a witness reportedly
identified him as the man attempting
to steal a push lawnmower from a
home in the area near Railroad Av-


enue.
Police were dispatched to the lo-
cation mentioned around 7 a.m. and
going from a description, located
and detained Vasquez. The officers
transported Vasquez to the victim's
house where he was identified as
the man who had attempted the


mower theft, a police report shows.
At that point, Javier allegedly threw
a cell phone at an officer on duty,
striking the officer in the leg.
Vasquez had to be physically re-
strained before being taken to jail.
Officers later discovered an active
warrant for Vasquez's arrest.


ARMED ROBBERY
Search is on for 2 suspects


Continued From Page 1A

listening to music when the
two males approached the
back door of his car armed
with handguns. The pair
ordered the victim to drive
them to an undisclosed lo-
cation where they demand-
ed his wallet and took the
cash. One of the robbers
reportedly struck Hernan-
dez in the back of the head
with an unknown object.
The two then fled on foot
in the direction of McGee
Street.
The K-9 unit from
Hamilton Correctional In-


stitution searched the area
but the suspects remain at
large.
As in recent home inva-
sion robberies in Live Oak,
the suspects are African
American, the victim His-
panic. A number of those
crimes occurred at Live
Oak Pines.
"Detectives are working
on several different leads at
this time," Bates said in the
press release.
Anyone with informa-
tion on this crime is asked
to call the LOPD at 386-
362-7463, or Crime Stop-
pers at 386-208-TIPS.


Continued From Page 1A

vice policyholders in the
State of Florida."
She said coverage would
remain for all policyhold-
ers for the time being.
"The non-renewal effec-
tive date is July 2010,"
said Smeltzer.
Notices will be sent in
January. She said it could
take about two years to


complete all the non-re-
newals.
This is the second insur-
ance company to drop
homeowners policies in
the state this year. State
Farm announced plans in
January to discontinue of-
fering homeowners cover-
age in Florida. About
1,200 such policies are in
effect in Suwannee Coun-
ty.


Man arrested for

beer bottle strike


By Carnell Hawthorne Jr
Juan Aguinaga, 20, of
Live Oak, was arrested
Sunday and charged with
aggravated battery after he
struck someone in the head
with a beer bottle, accord-
ing to a sheriffs report.
The incident took place
Saturday just before mid-
night at Suwannee Farms
migrant camp on CR 349.
Aguinaga and the un-


named victim got into an
altercation, which involved
Aguinaga's use of the bottle
as a weapon, authorities
said. The victim sustained
head injuries and emer-
gency responders were
called. The victim was
treated at the scene, but re-
fused to be transported.
Aguinaga was booked
into the Suwannee County
Jail.


Man discovered in dairy truck charged with burglary


By Stephenie Livingston
stephenie.livingston@gaflnews.com
A Live Oak man was arrested Oct.
5 and charged with burglary, grand
theft and criminal mischief of a fire
extinguisher. Corey James Butts, 20,
was discovered inside a Bassett's
Dairy work truck at the dairy's ware-
house by deputy Arthur Robinson,
sheriffs reports show.
Robinson said he became suspi-
cious after discovering a blue Ford
car outside the warehouse with keys
in the ignition, as well as a pack of


cigarettes on the hood, and after
finding footprints near trucks and
heavy equipment at a nearby con-
struction site.
Robinson later discovered stolen
tools worth about $300 by a fence in
front of the warehouse, according to
reports. Butts told Robinson that he
and a friend had stopped at the loca-
tion to talk to his father, an employ-
ee at Bassett's Dairy, when he ar-
rived at work. Butts said he was only
at the warehouse to get something to
drink and told Robinson his juvenile
friend must have stolen the tools, re-


ports show. Butts reportedly admit-
ted he and his friend had taken fire
extinguishers from a John Deere
front-end loader and sprayed each
other with them.
Robinson took Butts into custody
and transported him to the Suwannee
County Jail.

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Branford wins big in St. Augustine


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from a previous Bucs game. Photo: Shelly Fletcher


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By Jeff Waters
jeff.waters@gaflnews.com

The Bulldogs lost their homecoming
game to district foe Raines 49-14 Friday.
The 'Dogs started the game on a 40-
yard Xavier Perry kickoff return. Perry
added 10-yards on a Jimmy Taylor
handoff before the Vikings took over on
a Suwanee fumble.
Jared Broxy, Jackson Brown and
Markus Lane made a few good defen-


sive stops. However, that didn't stop the
Vikings who ran it in from the one yard
line.
Suwannee's Greg Swinson added 28-
yards on five drives before Andre Zan-
ders tied the game with a 38-yard touch-
down run followed by an Austin O'-
Connor point after.
O'Connor returned the ball on a 60-
yard kickoff. Quinton Hines stopped a

SEE 'DOGS, PAGE 5B


By Jeff Waters
jeff.waters@gaflnews.com

The Branford Buccanneers routed
the host Florida School for the Deaf
and Blind Thursday night in St. Augus-
tine. The final score was 52-7.
The Bucs had 179 rushing yards and
112 passing yards. They had two
turnovers on the first two possessions
and six penalties for 55 yards.
John Perry caught two passes for 27
yards with one touchdown. In rushing
Perry had five for minus one yard.
David Bass also caught two passes.
His was for 85 yards and one touch-
down. One of Bass's touchdown was
for 65-yards.
"The good thing is we won and we
played a lot of kids," said Coach Bill
Wiles. "I think we took 33 kids and
played all of them. We went out there
and really didn't play with any emotion
at the beginning, but we ended up play-


ing a pretty good game."
The Bucs are 5-1. The Dragons are
0-6. Branford is off Friday. They will
return Oct. 23 for homecoming against
Bronson.

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Kyle Stebbins, 2 rushes for 25 yards;
Trent Thompson, 5 for 92; Shaquille
Williams, 1 for 29 and Kyle Certain, 6
for 21.

PASSING
Certain, 4 of 5 for 112 yards. Two
touchdowns.

DEFENSE
David Bass, 4 tackles, 1 interception;
Matt Thody, 1 interception; Billy Peck,
7 tackles; Matt Dickerson, 7 tackles;
John Perry, 2 tackles, 1 sack for 7 yard
loss.


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Boys & Girls B-Ball is having a car
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and the Tisch family. The
fact that you sat through
15 consecutive seasons
(1964-1979) without a
playoff appearance, in
heat and snow doesn't
matter. The fact that you
bought your tickets when
they played at the Polo
Grounds, Yankee Stadi-
um, Shea Stadium, The
Yale Bowl and the Mead-
owlands doesn't matter
either. When Michael
Crabtree holds out for
more money or Brandon
Marshall dogs it for a
bigger check, bless them.
They are just working on
their first million, they
weren't born that way.
The have-not-a-million
should be given prefer-
ence to the want-more-
millions.
One last example. A
service group that bought
tickets for over 50 years
got their PSL bill. It was
over $100,000. There will
be no Giant games for a
lot of school age football
players, needy children
and terminally ill people
this organization helped
with football tickets. You
don't spend a few hun-
dred grand for the rights
to help people.
The sad part is, we will
continue to watch foot-
ball. We will continue to
root for our teams. But it
will never be same. My
New Jersey friends would
say nothing personal, just
business.
This will be coming to
a college stadium soon.
Bull Gators and Golden
Chiefs will find their loy-
alty tested by an even
bigger check.
Like selling groceries
or cars, sports is big busi-
ness, mega-business. The
NFL is worth in excess of
$32 billion dollars with a
GNP that probably ranks
in the top 10 among non-
oil producing nations.
And you need a thousand
dollars from me to buy a
seat.
When you watch the
Yankees play in the play-
offs and perhaps the
World Series, keep an
eye on the empty seats
behind home plate. They
cost $1,500 for a regular
game, what could they
cost for the playoffs?
Don't they realize people
with that kind of money
are already in a skybox.


Continued From Page 1B

Viking on a pass.
The Vikings regained the momentum with a
26-yard pass followed by a 10-yard touch-
down run. The Vikings led 14-7 and added a
score following yet another Suwannee fumble.
Suwannee's Josh Martin returned the kick-
off 38 yards. Swinson added four yards. The
'Dogs were at 2nd & 6. An offside penalty by
Raines made it 2nd & 1. Another penalty by
Raines will give the 'Dogs a first down. Taylor
completed one of two passes to Zanders for
four yards before being sacked and ending the
first quarter of play.
In the half of play the 'Dogs trailed 21-7.
An interception by Suwannee's Josh Martin
gave the 'Dogs the ball early in the second


quarter.
The Vikings added another score with about
five minutes to go in the half.
Martin returned a Viking kickoff for 35-
yards. The Xman, Perry, added five yards,
because a penalty by the 'Dogs set them back.
Taylor completed a pass to Perry for 29-yards
in one of the biggest offensive plays of the
game. Another pass to Perry will add seven
yards. Swinson added 13 yards on the next
drive. The 'Dogs failed to get the end zone and
a 32-yard field goal attempt failed.
The third quarter wasn't any better for the
'Dogs. The first play of the second half was an
85-yard Raines touchdown.
The 'Dogs finally scored on a one yard
touchdown by J.R. Bass. Suwannee trailed 35-
14. Raines added another score early in the


fourth to make it 42-14.
Jason Bullock stepped in as quarterback for
the 'Dogs. Hines picked up four yards after a
handoff from Bullock. The 'Dogs fumbled on
the snap on the next play, the fourth fumble of
the night for Suwannee. The Vikings' final
score came on a 10-yard run, making it 49-14.
The 'Dogs fall to 3-3, 1-1 in District 2-2A.
Raines improves to 2-3 (1-1). Suwannee is off
Friday.

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Davis Dr., Madison, FL. A copy of the
agenda may be obtained by writing:
NFCC, Office of the President, 325 NW
Turner Davis Dr., Madison, FL 32340. For
disability-related accommodations, con-
tact the NFCC Office of College Advance-
ment, 850-973-1653. NFCC is an equal
access/equal opportunity employer.
10/14

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
IN AND FOR SUWANNEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO: 61-2009-CA-185

BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING,
L.P. FKA COUNTRYWIDE
HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P.

Plaintiff,

vs

RUFUS DAVENPORT; DAWN
DAVENPORT; MORTGAGE
ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION
SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE
FOR COUNTRYWIDE HOME
LOANS, INC., and any unknown
heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors,
and other unknown persons or
unknown spouses claiming by,
through and under any of the
above-named Defendants,

Defendants.

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE is hereby given that the under-
signed Clerk of the Circuit Court of
Suwannee County, Florida, will on the
22nd day of October, 2009, at 11:00 A.M.
at the Front steps, 200 S. Ohio Avenue,
Suwannee County Courthouse in Live
oak, Florida 32060, offer for sale and sell
at public outcry to the highest and best
bidder for cash, the following-described
property situate in Suwannee County,
Florida:

Lots 1,2,3,8,9, and 10, Block N1, of the
City of Live oak, Florida, in Section 23,
Township 2 South, Range 13 East, ac-
cording to the map of Parshley Estate
on file in the Office of the Clerk of the
Circuit court of Suwannee County,
Florida.

Less and except:

That part of Lot 1 of Block N1 of origi-
nal Town of Live Oak, Florida, as
recorded in Plat Book 40, Page 10 of
the public Records of Suwannee
County, Florida, more particularly de-
scribed as follows:

Begin at the Northeast corner of lot 1,
Block N1, as described above run
thence Northwesterly along the North
line of Lot 1, a distance of 5 feet; run
thence Southeasterly, 7.07 feet to the
Easterly line of said Lot 1, at a point 5
feet Southwesterly from the point of
Beginning; run thence Northeasterly
along said East line of Lot 1, a distance
of 5 feet to the Point of Beginning.

pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in
a case pending in said Court, the style of
which is indicated above.

Any person or entity claiming an interest
in the surplus, if any resulting from the
foreclosure sale, other than the property
owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens,
must file a claim on same with the Clerk
of Court within 60 days after the foreclo-
sure sale.

WITNESS my had and official seal of said
Court this 23 day of September, 2009.

If you are a person with a disability who
needs accommodation in order to partici-
pate in this proceeding, you are entitled,
at no cost to you, to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Please contact Court Ad-


ministrator, 200 S. Ohio Avenue, Live Oak,
Florida 32060, Telephone (386)364-3498
within two (2) working days of your receipt
of this document. If you are hearing or
voice impaired, please call: 1-800-955-
8771.


dioxide (NO2), PM10, CO and SO2
caused by the project and background
concentrations will be much less than the
respective National or Florida ambient air
quality standards (AAQS).


The Technical Evaluation and Preliminary
SEAL Determination document and the air qual-
ity analysis are available at the following
Barry A. Baker web link:
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT "http://www.dep.state.fl.us/alr/emission/co
nstruction/adagetech. pdf"
By: Sharon Hale www.dep.state.fl.us/alr/emission/con-
Deputy Clerk struction/adagetech.pdf

ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF Permitting Authority: Applications for air
John Howarth Farren construction permits are subject to review
Butler & Hosch, PA. in accordance with the provisions of
3185 S. Conway Rd., Ste. E Chapter 403, Florida Statutes (FS.) and
Orlando, Florida 32812 Chapters 62-4, 62-210 and 62-212, Flor-
(407) 381-5200 da Administrative Code (FA.C.). The pro-
B&H #272675 posed project is not exempt from air per-
10/7, 14 mitting requirements and an air permit is
required to perform the proposed work.
The Florida Department of Environmental
Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Bureau of Air Regulation is
Protection Division of Air Resource the Permitting Authority responsible for
Management, Bureau of Air Regula- making a permit determination for this
tion project. The Bureau of Air Regulation's
Draft Air Permit No. 0470016-001-AC physical address is 111 South Magnolia
ADAGE Hamilton LLC, Woody Bio- Drive, Suite 4, Tallahassee, Florida 32301
mass Power Plant Hamilton County, and the mailing address is 2600 Blair
Florida Stone Road, MS #5505, Tallahassee,
Florida 32399-2400. The Bureau of Air
Applicant: The applicant for this project Regulation's phone number is 850/488-
is ADAGE Hamilton LLC. The applicant's 0114.
authorized representative and mailing ad-
dress is: Francis Reed Wills, President, Project File: A complete project file is
ADAGE Hamilton LLC, 225 Wilmington available for public inspection during the
West Chester Pike, Suite 302, Chadds normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to
Ford, Pennsylvania 19317. 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (except
legal holidays), at address indicated
Facility Location: ADAGE Hamilton LLC above for the Permitting Authority The
proposes to construct the new ADAGE complete project file includes the Draft
Power Plant that will be located in Hamil- Permit, the Technical Evaluation and Pre-
ton County, at the intersection of State liminary Determination, the application,
Road 6 and County Road 146, immedl- and the information submitted by the ap-
ately west of Interstate Highway 75 and plicant, exclusive of confidential records
approximately 7.5 miles west of Jasper, under Section 403.111, FS. Interested
Florida. persons may contact the Permitting Au-
thority's project review engineer for addl-
Project: The fuel for the ADAGE Power tonal information at the address and
Plant will be clean woody biomass includ- phone number listed above. In addition,
ing: clean untreated lumber; tree stumps; electronic copies of these documents are
tree limbs; slash; wood residue; bark; available at the following web link:
sawdust; sander dust; wood chips; "http://www.dep.state.fl.us/Air/emission/c
scraps; slabs; millings; shavings; and onst r u ction/adage. ht m"
processed pellets made from wood or www.dep.state.fl.us/Air/emission/con-
other forest residues. The fuel will be struction/adage.htm
combusted in a bubbling fluidized bed
(BFB) boiler to produce 53 megawatts Notice of Intent to Issue Air Permit:
(net) of electric power. Natural gas, ul- The Permitting Authority gives notice of its
tralow sulfur fuel oil or propane will be intent to issue an air permit to the appll-
used for BFB startup and stabilization, cant for the project described above. The
applicant has provided reasonable assur-
Based on the air permit application, the ance that operation of the proposed
project will result in emissions increases equipment will not adversely impact air
of: 247.5 tons per year (TPY) of carbon quality and that the project will comply
monoxide (CO); 236 TPY of nitrogen ox- with all applicable provisions of Chapters
ides (NOX); 140 TPY of particulate matter 62-4, 62-204, 62-210, 62-212, 62-296 and
(PM); 110 TPY of PM with a mean diam- 62-297, FA.C. The Permitting Authority
eter of 10 micrometers (pm) or less will issue a Final Permit in accordance
(PM10); 26 TPY of sulfuric acid mist with the conditions of the proposed Draft
(SAM); 150 TPY of sulfur dioxide (S02); Permit unless a timely petition for an ad-
60 TPY of volatile organic compounds ministrative hearing is filed under Sec-
(VOC); 0.175 TPY of lead (Pb) and 9.7 tons 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. or unless
TPY of hydrogen chloride (HCI). A review public comment received in accordance
for the Prevention of Significant Deterlo- with this notice results in a different decl-
ration (PSD) and a best available control sion or a significant change of terms or
technology (BACT) determination were conditions.
not required.
Comments: The Permitting Authority will
To insure that emissions are less than the accept written comments concerning the
respective major source thresholds for proposed Draft Permit for a period of 14
PSD and hazardous air pollutants (HAP) days from the date of publication of the
and that compliance is achieved with ap- Public Notice. Written comments must be
plicable new source performance stan- received by the Permitting Authority by
dards, ADAGE will install or implement close of business (5:00 p.m.) on or before
the following air pollution control equip- the end of this 14-day period. If timely re-
ment and practices on the BFB boiler: ceived comments result in a significant
fabric filters and good combustion design change to the Draft Permit, the Permitting
and practices (PM, PM10, CO, VOC); se- Authority shall revise the Draft Permit and
lective catalytic reduction (NOX, VOC and require, if applicable, another Public No-
dioxn furan); and inherently low sulfur fu- tce. All comments filed will be made
els and an induct sorbent injection system available for public inspection.
(HCI, SAM, SO2). Continuous emissions
monitoring systems (CEMS) will be in- Petitions: A person whose substantial in-
stalled for SO2, NOX, CO and HCI. Emis- terests are affected by the proposed per-
slons from emergency support equipment mitting decision may petition for an ad-
shall be controlled by use of clean fuels ministrative hearing in accordance with
and good combustion and design. Rea- Sections 120.569 and 120.57, FS. The
sonable precautions will be employed to petition must contain the information set
minimize emissions from biomass han- forth below and must be filed with (re-
dling, storage and processing. ceived by) the Department's Agency Clerk
in the Office of General Counsel of the
The Department reviewed an air quality Department of Environmental Protection,
analysis prepared by the applicant. The 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mall
analysis demonstrated that the sum of Station #35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-
ground-level concentrations of nitrogen 3000 (Telephone: 850/245-2241; Fax:


850/245-2303). Petitions filed by any per-
sons other than those entitled to written
notice under Section 120.60(3), FS., must
be filed within 14 days of publication of
this Public Notice or receipt of a written
notice, whichever occurs first. Under Sec-
tion 120.60(3), FS., however, any person
who asked the Permitting Authority for no-
tice of agency action may file a petition
within 14 days of receipt of that notice, re-
gardless of the date of publication. A pe-
titioner shall mail a copy of the petition to
the applicant at the address indicated
above, at the time of filing. The failure of
any person to file a petition within the ap-
propriate time period shall constitute a
waiver of that person's right to request an
administrative determination (hearing) un-
der Sections 120.569 and 120.57, FS., or
to intervene in this proceeding and partic-
ipate as a party to it. Any subsequent in-
tervention (in a proceeding initiated by an-
other party) will be only at the approval of
the presiding officer upon the filing of a
motion in compliance with Rule 28-
106.205, FA.C.

A petition that disputes the material facts
on which the Permitting Authority's action
is based must contain the following infor-
mation: (a) The name and address of
each agency affected and each agency's
file or identification number, if known; (b)
The name, address, and telephone num-
ber of the petitioner; the name, address
and telephone number of the petitioner's
representative, if any, which shall be the
address for service purposes during the
course of the proceeding; and an expla-
nation of how the petitioner's substantial
interests will be affected by the agency
determination; (c) A statement of when
and how each petitioner received notice of
the agency action or proposed decision;
(d) A statement of all disputed issues of
material fact; (e) A concise statement of
the ultimate facts alleged, including the
specific facts the petitioner contends war-
rant reversal or modification of the
agency's proposed action; (f) A statement
of the specific rules or statutes the peti-
tioner contends require reversal or modifi-
cation of the agency's proposed action in-
cluding an explanation of how the alleged
facts relate to the specific rules or
statutes; and, (g) A statement of the relief
sought by the petitioner, stating precisely
the action the petitioner wishes the
agency to take with respect to the
agency's proposed action. A petition that
does not dispute the material facts upon
which the Permitting Authority's action is
based shall state that no such facts are in
dispute and otherwise shall contain the
same information as set forth above, as
required by Rule 28-106.301, FA.C.

Because the administrative hearing
process is designed to formulate final
agency action, the filing of a petition
means that the Permitting Authority's final
action may be different from the position
taken by it in this Public Notice of Intent to
Issue Air Permit. Persons whose sub-
stantial interests will be affected by any
such final decision of the Permitting Au-
thority on the application have the right to
petition to become a party to the proceed-
ing, in accordance with the requirements
set forth above.

Mediation: Mediation is not available in
this proceeding.
10/14


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT,
THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR SUWANNEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 612009CP0001050001XX

IN RE: The Estate of
HARRY E. MILLER

NOTICE OF ACTION

TO: HARRY E. MILLER, If alive, and if de-
ceased, and all parties claiming an inter-
est by, through, under or against HARRY
E. MILLER.

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Petition for
Administration of Estate of Missing Person
and Request for Order Declaring Death of
Missing Person has been filed against you
and you are required to serve a copy of
your written defenses, if any, to it on HAL
A. AIRTH, Petitioner's attorney, whose ad-
dress is Post Office Box 448 Live Oak,
Florida 32064, on or before, Tuesday, No-
vember 10, 2009, and file the original with
the Clerk of this C Court either before ser-
vice on Petitioner's attorney or immediate-
ly thereafter; otherwise a default will be
entered against you for the relief demand-
ed in the Petition.

The property subject to this action is more
particularly described as follows:

Lot 3 Block 2, HICKORY ESTATES, ac-
cording to the plat thereof recorded in Plat
Book 1, page 399, of the public records of
Suwannee County, Florida.

Parcel Account Number 02967-002030

Dated this 30th day of September 2009.

SEAL

BARRY A. BAKER
CLERK OF THE COURT


10/7, 14, 21, 28


SALLIE PERT
Deputy Clerk


CERTIFICATE TO ROLL

I, the undersigned, hereby certify that I
am the duly qualified and acting Property
Appraiser in and for Suwannee County,
Florida; as such I have satisfied myself
that all property included or includable on
the TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY
Assessment Roll for the aforesaid county
is properly taxed as far as I have been
able to ascertain that the said roll was
certified and delivered to me by the Value
Adjustment Board on the 5th day of Octo-
ber, 2009; and that all required extensions
on the above described roll to show the
tax attributable to all taxable property in-
cluded therein have been made pursuant
to law.

I further certify that upon completion of
this certificate and the attachment of
same to the herein described Assess-
ment Roll as a part thereof, that said As-
sessment roll will be delivered to the Tax
Collector of this county

In witness whereof, I have subscribed this
certificate and caused the same to be at-
tached to and made a part of the above
described Assessment roll this the 5th
day of October, 2009.

Lamar Jenkins
Property Appraiser of
Suwannee County, Florida


NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT
TO SECTION 83.806 (4) (A),
FLORIDA STATUTES

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that pur-
suant to Section 83.806 (4) (a), Florida
Statutes, the personal property described
below shall be sold at the public auction
to the highest bidder for cash in accor-
dance with the following terms.

1. The description of the contents of the
storage unit is believed to be personal
property, consisting of household items,
furnishings and supplies. The value of the
contents are unknown.
2. The names of the tenants and unit
numbers are as follows:


Marvin Hutchins
Erica Haynes#140
Regina Castro
Carston Bryant
Lamarra Ann Jones
Annette Palge
Earl Wedling
Vicki Bass
Donnie Allen


#61

#110
#122
#128
#72
#40 & #33
#123
#8


3. The public sale shall be held on the
17th day of October, 2009, at 10:30 a.m.
at Frier's Mini Storage located at:
4. The contents of the mini storage unit
are being sold to satisfy a lien for non-
payment.
5. The contents of the mini storage units
may be sold as a total lot.
6. The tenant may satisfy the lien held by
Frier's Mini Storage and cancel this
scheduled sale by paying the full amount
of the lien owed to Frier's Mini Storage to-
gether with all interest, legal cost and fees
up to the day before the sale.

Frier's Mini Storage
634 SE Helvenston St.
Live Oak, FI 32064
386-362-2188
10/7, 14

CERTIFICATE TO ROLL

I, the undersigned, hereby certify that I
am the duly qualified and acting Property
Appraiser in and for Suwannee County,
Florida; as such I have satisfied myself
that all property included or includable on
the REAL PROPERTY Assessment Roll
for the aforesaid county is properly taxed
as far as I have been able to ascertain
that the said roll was certified and deliv-
ered to me by the Value Adjustment
Board on the 5th day of October, 2009;
and that all required extensions on the
above described roll to show the tax at-
tributable to all taxable property included
therein have been made pursuant to law.

I further certify that upon completion of
this certificate and the attachment of
same to the herein described Assess-
ment Roll as a part thereof, that said As-
sessment roll will be delivered to the Tax
Collector of this county

In witness whereof, I have subscribed this
certificate and caused the same to be at-
tached to and made a part of the above
described Assessment roll this the 5th
day of October, 2009.

Lamar Jenkins
Property Appraiser of
Suwannee County, Florida
10/14


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Wildlife Field Day and Archery Tournament hits the target


By Cliff S,, lin,,:'
Resource Consultant
Suwannee County Conservation District


About 50 participants attended the Wildlife Field Day
and Archery Tournament at the University of Florida Re-
search and Education Center in Live Oak recently. The
field day was hosted by Suwannee County Conservation
District (SCCD), University of Florida, Natural Re-
sources Conservation District (NRCS) and Florida Fish
and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).
The day started with Andy Jackson from SCCD wel-
coming attendees and offering an overview of the impor-
tance of supporting such educational event. The atten-
dees were then escorted towards the 22 summer food
plots planted at NFREC-Live Oak for demonstration
purposes. There, Cliff Starling from SCCD, discussed
how the plots were prepared, planted and fertilized
among other practices that were applied to the plots.
Starling emphasized that all the practices could be mim-
icked by anyone wanting to plant wildlife enhancement
food plots. Dr. Anne Blount from University of Florida
then discussed plant varieties and materials that were
used for planting, and nutrient levels contained by each
plant type. Dr. Blount covered 11 different plants and or
mixes used in the research and demonstration plots, in-
cluding brown top millet, iron clay peas, Biloxi soybean,
Pennington Rackmaster, Biologic Biomass Legume Mix,
aeshyenomone, alyce clover, sunflowers, Chufas, and
WGF sorghum. Elena Toro from Suwannee County Ex-
tension Service provided an overview of the importance
of taking soil samples for wildlife food plots. She
stressed that soils in food plots typically have low pH
and should be corrected to ensure that planting is suc-
cessful.
Jed Dillard of Jefferson County Extension Service UF-
IFAS provided a natural approach to wildlife plant man-
agement and the annual cycle of wildlife with regard to
development. Jed demonstrated which naturally occur-
ring plants can be used for wildlife feed and can be
made more valuable with minimal management. He
summed it up best saying that, "he was teaching wildlife
management for the broke and lazy."
Ricky Lackey from FWC gave insights on deer herd
and turkey management. Lackey showed participants
how using game cameras can be used to determine deer
populations as well as predator counts. This technique
can help achieve balance for wildlife harvesting, which
promotes healthy populations. Lackey also provided in-
formation about the importance of keeping observation
forms and harvest records. According to Lackey, not
maintaining records can be detrimental to a management
program.
Chris Menhennett with NRCS shared ideas from the


Conservation Programs that NRCS are now implement-
ing throughout Suwannee County. One of particular in-
terest to attendees was the Wildlife Habitat Incentive
Program (WHIP). This program is designed to protect,
restore, develop and/or enhance wildlife habitat in sensi-
tive areas, and to promote success of at-risk species.
Following the educational portion of the program, par-
ticipants got a chance to compete in an Archery Tourna-
ment. Approximately twenty people from the local area
tested their archery skills on a realistic 3-D hunting
course that SCCD and 4-H shooting sports designed as a
fundraiser for the Shooting Sports Program. Although
the contest was plagued by heavy rains, the contestants
enjoyed the afternoon activities.
Thanks to our many generous sponsors SCCD was
able to offer prizes to the top three contestants, as well as
top youth and female. Chan Perry came in 1st followed
by Greg Lyons who took 2nd, while Maury Byrd scored
a respectable 3rd. Top youth was Jantz Jenkins and top
female went to Lynn Dees.


The Suwannee County Conservation District wants to
thank all of our gracious sponsors for their contributions
to the Wildlife Field Day and Archery Tournament.
Without the help of these sponsors, it event would not
have been the success that it was.

The sponsors were:
Live Oak and Madison Farmers Cooperative
Mayo Fertilizer
R & R Tractor Part and Hunting Supplies
Daddy's Gun Shop (Mayo)
Drummond Bank (Mayo)
Huffman and Gilmore Feed and Seed (Live Oak)
Live Oak Tractor
Gordon Ford Tractor (Live Oak)
Dasher Farms (McAlpin)
John's Feed Store (Live Oak)
Southern Sportsman (Live Oak)
Farm Credit of North Florida (Live Oak)
Newton Crouch (Albany, Ga.)


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Suwannee Valley 500 Club bowlers


Bowlers on Daytona Beach L-R Imogene Ratliff, Peggy Hamlin, Shelia Madsen, Wava Jarvis, Esther Farro, Jeanne Fannin.


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Good bowlers eat with bears so
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Help Wanted
FirstDay.
ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR
NEEDED
Management Experience
Required. Certification
preferred. Full-Time with
Benefits
Fax resume to 386-362-4417
Suwannee Health & Rehab
1620 East Helvenston Street
Live Oak, Fl. 32064
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FirstDay.
ARNP
$5,000 Sign-On-Bonus
Primary Care Center of
Jasper, is seeking an ARNP
Must have graduated from
accredited nursing school &
have 1+ yrs of clinical exp. State
ARNP License required. Fax
resumes to: 866-437-0238 Attn:
Cynthia Smith. Drug screen &
background check required. EOE
ARRA-CSBG
Case Manager
Hamilton/Madison County
Responsible for client records,
client assessments, case
plans, and case management
for low-income individuals.
Special Qualifications:
Bondable, 4-yr degree in
Social Service or related field,
2-year Case Management/Job
Development experience
exchange for education. Must
have valid Florida driver's
license and valid insurance.
Must be a resident of the
SREC, Inc. service area.
Submit Resume to:
Suwannee River
Economic Council, Inc.,
PO. Box 70,
Live Oak, FL 32064
386-362-4115 Voice/TDD
Affirmative Action Employer
Deadline: October 19, 09
12:00 p.m.


ARRA-CSBG
Case Manager
Lafayette/Taylor County
Responsible for client records,
client assessments, case
plans, and case management
for low-income individuals.
Special Qualifications:
Bondable, 4-yr degree in
Social Service or related field,
2-year Case Management/Job
Development experience
exchange for education. Must
have valid Florida driver's
license and valid insurance.
Must be a resident of the
SREC, Inc. service area.
Submit Resume to:
Suwannee River
Economic Council, Inc.,
P.O. Box 70,
Live Oak, FL 32064
386-362-4115 Voice/TDD
Affirmative Action Employer
Deadline: October 19, 09
12:00 p.m.

ARRA-CSBG
Case Manager
Suwannee County
Responsible for client records,
client assessments, case
plans, and case management
for low-income individuals.
Special Qualifications:
Bondable, 4-yr degree in
Social Service or related field,
2-year Case Management/Job
Development experience
exchange for education. Must
have valid Florida driver's
license and valid insurance.
Must be a resident of the
SREC, Inc. service area.
Submit Resume to:
Suwannee River
Economic Council, Inc.,
P.O. Box 70,
Live Oak, FL 32064
386-362-4115 Voice/TDD
Affirmative Action Employer
Deadline: October 19, 09
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ARRA-CSBG
Program Coordinator
Office Locations Live Oak
Responsible for supervision of
case managers, case records,
client assessments, care
plans for self-sufficiency
clients in a ten county area.
Special Qualifications:
Bondable, 4-yr degree in
Social Service or related field,
4-year Case Management/Job
Development experience
exchange for education. 2-year
supervisory experience. Must
have valid Florida driver's
license and valid insurance.
Must be a resident of the
SREC, Inc. service area.
Submit Resume to:
Suwannee River
Economic Council, Inc.,
PO. Box 70,
Live Oak, FL 32064
386-362-4115 Voice/TDD
Affirmative Action Employer
Deadline: October 19, 09
12:00 p.m.

FirstDay.
BUSINESS OFFICE
ASSISTANT
Madison Nursing Center is in
need of a Business Office
Assistant. Primary duties
include human resource duties:
payroll, benefits and employee
files.
This position is part time;
approximately 24 hours per
week. Experience in payroll
functions required. Competitive
wages and great working
conditions.
Fax resume to Emma Collins,
Business Office Manager at 850-
973-2667 or come by to
complete an application at 2481
West US 90, Madison, Fl.
Phone 850-973-4880.


MACHINE OPERATOR II -
BRANFORD
PUBLIC WORKS
DEPARTMENT
The Suwannee County Public
Works Department is currently
recruiting for a Machine Operator
II position located in Branford.
A person allocated in this
position will operate large road
graders and/or other heavy
equipment. An employee in a
position allocated to this class
performs a variety of functions in
the support of the Public Works
Department operations such as
the following: prepares reports,
assures equipment is serviced
and maintained; prepares
records and reports on work
accomplished; and performs
other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications include partial high
school education plus two years
experience in the operation of
equipment related to the
position; or, an equivalent
combination of training and
experience. Must possess a
valid Florida Drivers License.
Rate of pay is $9.02 per hour.
Interested applicants are
required to submit a County
application to the Administrative
Services Department, 224 Pine
Avenue, Live Oak, Florida
32064, (386) 362-6869 no later
than 5:00 p.m. October 2, 2009.
Suwannee County Board of
County Commissioners is an
equal employment opportunity
employer that does not
discriminate against any
qualified employee or applicant
because of race, color, national
origin, sex, including pregnancy,
age, disability, or marital status.
Spanish speaking individuals are
encouraged to apply. All
applicants subject to a pre-
employment physical. Successful
completion of a drug test is a
condition of employment.
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LIBRARY
Suwannee River Regional
Library is currently seeking
applicants for the position of
regular part-time Library Aide
II at the Branford Public
Library. The applicant will work
approximately 24 hours per
week and also be used as a
substitute when needed.
Minimum qualifications include
graduation from a standard
high school, ability to type and
experience with the Internet
and computer software.
Library experience desired.
Salary is $7.25 to $10.44 per
hour depending on
qualifications and experience.
Interested applicants may
obtain an application at the
Branford Public Library, 703
N.W. Suwannee Ave.,
Branford, or at the Suwannee
County Administrative
Services Department, 224
Pine Ave., Live Oak, FL
32064, telephone (386) 362-
6869. Applicants are
encouraged to submit
resumes, letters of reference
and other biographical
information with their
applications. All applications
must be returned to the
Administrative Services
Department in Live Oak.
Position will remain open until
filled. The Suwannee County
Board of County
Commissioners is an equal
employment opportunity
employer that does not
discriminate against any
qualified employee or
applicant because of race,
color, national origin, sex,
including pregnancy, age,
disability, or marital status.
Spanish speaking individuals
are encouraged to apply. All
applicants subject to a pre-
employment physical.
"Successful completion of a
drug test is a condition of
employment."


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ROAD MAINTENANCE
WORKER II
The Suwannee County Public
Works Department is currently
recruiting for the position of
Road Maintenance Worker II
located in Live Oak.
A person allocated in this
position will operate lawn
mowers, various trimming tools,
tractors and related equipment
for the efficient clearing of
roadways. Will assist with bucket
truck, patch truck and sign truck
operations including traffic
control. Performs minor repairs,
adjustments, and maintenance
on equipment. And prepares
records and reports on work
accomplished as well as other
duties as required.
Qualifications include partial high
school education plus two years
of road maintenance experience;
or, an equivalent combination of
training and experience. Must
possess a valid Florida Drivers
License. Rate of pay is $8.10
per hour.
Interested applicants are
required to submit a County
application to the Administrative
Services Department, 224 Pine
Avenue, Live Oak, Florida
32064, (386) 362-6869 no later
than 5:00 p.m. October 2, 2009.
The Suwannee County Board of
County Commissioners is an
equal employment opportunity
employer that does not
discriminate against any
qualified employee or applicant
because of race, color, national
origin, sex, including pregnancy,
age, disability, or marital status.
Spanish speaking individuals are
encouraged to apply. All
applicants subject to a pre-
employment physical.
"Successful completion of a drug
test is a condition of
employment."

Jobs Wanted

DO YOU NEED YOUR HOME
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or your yard cleaned up? Done
at a very reasonable rate. Call
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Licensed & Insured .

Owners:
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9351 220th Street
O'Brien, FL 32071
Phone 386-935-1993
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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
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companionship. 386-638-1603 or
386-984-0123
HOUSEKEEPING DONE
YOUR WAY!!! Do you need a
housekeeper? Call Ethel 386-
303-1496

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Male 2.5 months old. One is gray
w/white blaze and blue eyes.
One White w/Brown Butt, Brown
Freckles on Skin. 386-249-9281
or 386-249-9280 THEY ARE
OUR BABIES!!!!!!!!
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LOST AN ANIMAL? WANT TO
ADOPT? Call Suwannee County
Animal Control at 386-208-0072.
M-F from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Pets for Free

FREE KITTENS: Calico, Orange
Tabby, Black Tabby. 2-Female 2-
Male. Eating, Litter Trained,
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"Satisfaction Guaranteed"
Specializing In:
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FREE GPS! FREE PRINTER!
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FirstDay.
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
FirstDay.
WANTING TO BUY
LIGHTENING RODS, Quanity
(2), To protect your house from
lightening. 386-935-2370.
Garage/Yard Sales

YARD FOR FOR McALPIN 4-H
10/17 8-4 at McAplin Community
Center on 129. Tables are
available $5 Outside, $8 inside
space is limited. For res. call
935-1359 or 590-1924 Selling
Bar-B-Q Sandwiches, Drinks &
Deserts.

Boats/Supplies

BOATS; 1000's of boats for sale
www.floridamariner.com
reaching 6 million homes weekly
throughout Florida. 800-388-
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fishing captains, dockside dining
and more.

Apartments for Rent

APARTMENT 2Bd/1.5Ba in
Jasper. 10494 NW 36th Dr. $460
month $150 Dep. 386-208-5737
FirstDay.
APARTMENTS FOR RENT IN
LIVE OAK 1,2,3,4 Bd. 1st
Month FREE $375.00 + up.
HUD Certified. 386-365-0697



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


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529 S. Ohio Ave., Live Oak, FL
Bus. 386-362-1389 Fax: (386) 362-6131
S.C. Sullivan (386) 362-1389,
Evening 362-2990


(1) Horse Farm: 55 acres with a 4
bedroom, 3 bath CH&AC home
with fireplace cont. approx. 5000
sq. feet under roof with an 18 stall
horse barn with office and bath
cont. approx. 5000 sq. ft. under
roof. The property has 4 fenced
paddocks with room for
expansion. Call for more
information. Just listed $600,000.
(2) Off CR 49 5 acres in grass with
scattered trees, fenced on 3 sides
with survey. Only $4,900 per acre.
(3) Near City 133rd Road: 3BR/2-
1/2BA CH/AC brick home with
approx. 3,200 sq. ft. under roof,
fireplace, kitchen furnished, shop,
storage one acre homesite with
large trees. Priced to sell @
$207,500.
(4) Off CR136: 5 acre partially
wooded some grass. Will work for
land home package. Reduced to
$39,900.
(5) CR 51 & Pinewood St.: 2.29
Acres, city water and sewer, zoned
office. Good location $192,500.
(6) Off CR 349: 10 acre wooded
tract with a two bedroom CH/AC
log home in excellent condition
cont. approx. 1200 sq. ft. under
roof, 30'x40' pole barn. Reduced
to $175,000.
(7) 410 Dexter: Corner lot with
CH/AC brick home with 2050 +-
sq. ft. under roof, large inground
pool, kitchen furnished. Good buy.
REDUCED TO $142,000.
(8) Branford area: 15 acres in
good cropland, with county roads
and fence on three sides. Excellent
location near US 27 & US 129.
Bring all offers.
(9) Industrial Park: 1.13 acre
corner tract good exposure.
Reduced to $34,500.
(10) 40 acres with 835 ft. on paved
road in 13 year old planted pines.
Priced to sell at REDUCED TO
$179,600.
(11) Near City: 2 ac. with 3/2 home
cont. approx. 1280 sq. ft. under
roof, kitchen furnished, carport.
REDUCED TO $49,000.
(12) Luraville Area: Fly-in
Community 15 acre wooded large
trees, good county road. Priced to
sell reduced to $74,900.
(13) Suwannee River: Two acres
wooded river lot off CR 349 near
Royal Springs and Boat Ramp.


100 sq. ft. on the water. (Buildable)
good buy @ $55,000.
(14) Off Mitchell Rd.: 20 acres
wooded with survey on 199th Rd.
$89,900.
(15) Off CR 136 East: 40 acre tract
partially wooded, some grass small
pond, fenced. Good area.
REDUCED TO $149,000.
(16) Hamilton Co.: 10 acres on
CR751 and the river approx. 1300
ft. on the water and approx. 1300
ft. on paved road. Priced to sell at
$85,000.
(17) Madison Co.: 40 acres in 16
year old slash planted pines off CR
255 good elevation. Good buy at
$175,000.
(18) Helvenston St.: 4 lots with a
4/3 CH/AC 1-1/2 story brick/frame
home cont. approx 3,200 sq. ft.
under roof. Kitchen furnished,
fireplace, corner lots, plus 1
bedroom, guest house cont.
approx. 550 sq. ft. Priced to sell @
$170,000.
(19) Suwannee River home: nice
two bedroom two story CH&AC
home South of Branford, kitchen
furnished, beautiful view of river
from rear, screen porch. Good
area. REDUCED TO
$189,900.
(20) Farms of 10 Mill Hollow: 4
acres in grass/cropland with
scattered trees. $32,500.
(21) Near City: Off US 90 East 5
acres wooded near golf course.
Good buy @ $44,900.
(22) Suwannee River: Nice river lot
with a one bedroom cabin needs
some work, well, septic, etc. 82 ft
on the water. Good location with
survey. $75,000.
(23) 208 Houston: 3/5 BR, 1-1/2 BA
frame home cont. approx. 2,000 sq.
ft. under roof. Zoned R/O, has
potential. Priced to sell @ $59,500.
(24) 16th St.: 3 ac. with a 3BR/2BA
CH&AC brick home with
fireplace, cont. approx. 2,780 sq. ft.
under roof. Kitchen furnished,
survey. Good Buy @ $172,500.
(25) Keaton Beach: Deep Water
Canal lot near public boat ramp,
sewer & water. Good buy @
$125,000.
(26) 169th Rd.: 5 ac. in grass with a
3/2 CH/AC DWMH cont. approx.
1,850 sq. ft. under roof in excellent
cond. 2 car detached garage. Good
area. $124,900. 535418-F


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BRANFORD 4Bd/2Ba, 148 NE
Hillcrest Circle. CHA, Fenced
Back Yard. Close to Suwannee
River. $850/mo $800 Deposit.
386-365-8543 or 866-606-8443
GOLDKIST BLVD 3Bd/2Ba,
CHA, Fridge, Stove DW, $750mo
+ Utilites. 1st, $500 Security, Ref,
Non-Smokers, No Pets. Call for
appt 386-362-1837 386-362-
6156
FirstDay.
LIVE OAK 3Bd/1.5Ba Fenced
back yard, close to school,
available Oct 3rd. $800/mo 1st,
last, Security. 386-590-0376

Mobile Homes for Rent
FirstDay.
Beautiful Country Setting.
3Bd/2BA Mobile Home 5 miles
E. of Live Oak off US 90.
$550/mo 386-364-8250
BEAUTIFUL FLEETWOOD
MOBILE HOME for rent or
sale. 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths.
Separate family and living
rooms. Master has large
garden tub, double vanity
sinks and walk-in closet.
Contact Linda Riley, 850-728-
8467.

FirstDay.
DWMH 3Bd/2Ba 2.5 Acres,
Screened Porch, 2 Car Garage,
in McAlpin. $700-Mo, !st, Last, +
Security. 386-697-1356
HORSES, COWS, GOATS?
Over 3 acres near the
Suwannee River. Doublewide
mobile home, 3 BR, 2 BA,
completely renovated! New
floorings! $650/month, 1st,
last, $1,000 deposit.
Contact 386-935-2256

FirstDay.
MOBILE HOME 3BDRM/1BATH
on 3/4 acre, $450/mo. first, last
and security deposit. call 386-
362-1659 or 386-688-4687
FirstDay.
SWMH 2Bd/2Ba Rent or Rent to
Own, Small down payment. On
1/2 acrer of land, front deck.
386-294-2384 or 386-688-3656

Homes for Sale

FOR SALE IN LIVE OAK:
3 BR/1B block home, 1100 sq.
ft. Good condition $69,800.
(383) 365 1130

GEORGIA Remodeled 2BR-
4BR Homes. Macon & Atlanta.
Starting $59,000. Homesites,
1.25acres-20acres starting @
$3900/acre. Owner financing
w/no credit check. Call Larry
706-364-4200 or Habla Espanol,
Alfredo 786-217-8152

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
WELLBORN, 5 PRETTY
ACRES 1983 3Bd/2Ba
furnished mobile home
Fenced, Stocked Pond, Flowing
Steam, Trees, Pasture, Private.
PRICE REDUCED: $79,000,
$69,000 352-493-7555


ADVENT CHRISTIAN VILLAGE
AT DOWLING PARK
Good Sanaritan Center
A Traditon of Excellence


skilled nursing facility
* Alzheimer's Unit specialized
care by loving staff who provide
hands-on care
* Individualized Care through
stimulating physical and social
environment, physical,
occupational, and speech therapy,
short-term rehabilitation, well-
balanced meals and family support
and involvement
* Physician services provided
through our on-site Copeland
Medical Center
* Admission Standards resident
must be 60 years of age and meet
the State nursing home admission
guidelines, as ordered by a
physician.

For more
-- information call p
386-658-5550 or 1-800-647-3353
TDD# 800-955-8771
552041-F


Vacation Property
BEST BUY IN THE NORTH
CAROLINA MOUNTAINS! 2.5
acre parcel. Gated development.
Spectacular view. High altitude.
Bryson City $39,500. Owner
financing. Owner 1-800-810-
1590 www.wildcatknob.com
CENTRAL GEORGIA 12 Acres
$2275/ac. 5.44 Acres $3000/ac.
Looking for a place to park your
camper while hunting? Own
your campsite! 478-987-9700
St. Regis Paper Co.
LAND SALE NOTICE:
VIRGINIA MTNS Closeout Sale!
2.5 acres with pond near
stocked trout stream, near state
park, $29,500, must sell. Bank
financing. 1-866-789-8535
NEW LOG CABIN KIT, 3+ acres
500' Lakefront $89,900. Save
$40,000! On 12,000 acre
recreational lake. Boat to Gulf
of Mexico. Call 1-866-952-5339,
x1619
NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN
LAND Owner financing. Huge
mountain views. Beautiful
waterfront. lacre to 4acres.
Close to Asheville. Call (469)
223-2996 or (828) 460-6595
NORTH CAROLINA
MOUNTAINS Mild 4 Seasons!
E-Z to finish log cabin shell, w/
loft & basement, includes
acreage $99,900. Mountain &
waterfront homesites $39,000-
$99,000. E-Z Bank Financing!
828-247-9966 (Code41)
PRIVATE LAKE ACCESS 2+
Acres Reduced to $56,500 was
$169,900. High & dry country
acreage w/big lake views -
bounded by conservation area.
Private road access, gated
community. Ready to build.
Financing. Must Sell. Call now
866-352-2249.
www.fllandoffer.com
STUART, FLORIDA Waterfront
Condo 2/2 ground floor end unit.
Deep water dock, North Fork, St.
Lucie River, heated pool,
covered parking, quiet
neighborhood, close to
downtown. Estate sale, price
just reduced $239,000 772-
692-9017

Lots

RESIDENTIAL LOTS
95% OWNER FINANCE
LOTS 27&28 River Oak Trails;
Hamilton Co: 1/2 acres each, Off
CR 150! $15K each; $500 down
& 84 payments at $212/mo (8%)
Interest- 10 minute walk to
Alapha River! Mill Creek is E.
Border of Both lots!
LOT 18 Lakewood Hills;
Hamilton Co: 2.56 Acres Off CR
152 just SW of Jasper, FL.
$19,995; $500 Down + 120
payments @$230/mo (8%)
Interest Timberlake
LOT 19 FOREST TOWNE
SUBD; 1.0 Acre MOL; Cr 129
(just 10 minutes) North of
Jasper, FL $9,995; $500 down +
84 payments @$150/mo (8%)
LOT 19 LAKEWOOD HILLS;
Hamilton Co; 2.00 Acres off CR
152 Just SW of Jasper, FL $15K;
$500 down & 96 payments
@$212/mo (8%) Timberlake
386-758-3020 386-344-8929

Acreage

MAYO, FL 155 ACRES, newer
3Bd/1Ba SWMH, Cooks
Hammick, across from RO
Ranch, Abundant Wild Life.
$380,000 772-201-1115

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
1-941-778/7980or7565
www.landcallnow.com


"If you can't live at home,
this is the next best place
to live! Everyone here
is so good to the residents."


wnen you or your love one neea
assistance with the tasks of daily
living, consider Dacier Manor
Assisted Living Facility (ALF
#7641). Our loving, qualified staff
is on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a
week. And our secure, comforting
atmosphere allows our residents
to maintain the highest level of
self-care. Our residents enjoy
a variety of activities and a
supportive environment.
Call us today for more information
or to schedule a free tour.
(386) 658-5552

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PO Box 4551 DOWLING PARK, FL 32064
(386) 658-5552 1-800-955-8771 TTY
S1-800-647-3353
www.acvillage.net
552043-F


TENNESSEE LAND 5 acre
tracts for $24,995 Great
Schools. Owner financing as
little as $250 down and
$99/month. JDL Realty, 800-
330-3390 or 931-946-2484, ask
for Tami or Darin

Trucks for Sale
FirstDay.
FORD 2005 F-150 XLT: Crew
Cab, 4X4, Tow Package, 5.4 L
Trition, Topper, 113,000 miles,
$15,500 OBO 386-364-4278
Aircraft
CESSNA SKYLANE RG This
plane has the lowest time of any
on the market, new top-of-the-
line Garmin avionics, fresh
engine overhaul and annual.
Paint and interior are 10/10. Too
many options to list. This plane
has always been angered and
has complete logbooks. The
plane has been professionally
flown and meticulously
maintained by a corporate flight
department. Never used for
instruction. Based in Plant City,
Florida. At $119,000, it will move
fast. To see it, go to:
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Pink Ladies Needed!
Are you looking for a place to share
your talents? Do you enjoy meaningful
conversation with a good friend? How
'bout a good book?
Then We Want You!! Suwannee Health
Care and Rehab Center is looking for
volunteers to start a Ladies Auxiliary.
Call Lynn Brannon, Activities Director
at 386-362-7860 or 386-590-2961.


Talent Search
Do you sing or play and instrument?
Do you act or dance? Do you like to read
or spend time with a friend in wonderful
conversation?
WE WANT YOU! Suwannee Health
Care & Rehab Center is looking for your
talent for our residents. Dinner for two -
$45; One night at the Beach $125; One
hour volunteering to make memories that
last forever PRICELESS!


Call: Lynn Brannon, Activities Direc-
tor 386-362-7860 or 386-590-2961.


Head Start/Early

Head Start early

enrollment
Suwannee Valley 4Cs Head Start/Early
Head Start is accepting applications for
children from birth to age 5. Head
Start/Early Head Start is a FREE compre-
hensive early childhood education pro-
gram that includes health, dental, nutrition
and VPK services to eligible
children/families.
Centers are located in Suwannee,
Hamilton, Lafayette and Columbia coun-
ties. Parents bring proof of income and
child's age to register.
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Flyball racing classes
Too Hot to Handle Flyball Racing Team will be hold-
ing flyball classes in O'Brien and Live Oak. The classes
will teach you and your dog how to compete as a team.
Flyball is a relay race in which four dogs race against an-
other team of four dogs over four hurdles to a box that
they leap upon to release a tennis ball, they catch the ball
and bring it back to their handler so that the next dog on
their team may then run the course. There are two
leagues that teams can compete in to win titles and
awards.
For more information call Cathy at 386-362-4956 or
visit the website at http://toohottohandle-flyball.com/.

Customers needed!
Dairy Queen of Live Oak will host Dairy Queen Bene-
fit Night the second Tuesday of every month from 6-8
p.m. to help buy books for Suwannee Middle School.

Donations needed!
Suwannee County Environmental Watchdogs, a non-
profit organization, seeks donations for yard sale mer-
chandise. Info: Sandy, 386-364-8020.


Adoption

Pregnant? A married couple seeks
to adopt. Financial security.
Expenses paid. Call Maria & Ernie
(ask for Michelle/Adam).
(800)790-5260. FL Bar# 0150789

Announcements

Advertise in Over 100 Papers
throughout Florida or choose from
any state nationwide. Put Us to
work for You! (866)742-1373
www.national-classifieds.com,
info@national-classifieds.com

Apartment for Rent

4bdr 3ba $217/mo! HUD HOMES!
3 bdrm only $199/mo! Stop
Renting! 5% dw, 15 yrs @ 8% apr
For Listings (800)366-9783 ext
5669

Auctions

AUCTION 1000'S OF ITEMS
WILL BE SOLD TO HIGH
BIDDER! Firearms, Antiques, Fine
Jewelry, Coins & Estate Items. Sat.
Oct. 24th @ 10AM 2500
Apalachee Pkwy., Tallahassee
www.AffiliatedAuctions.com
(850)656-5486 AB2286 13%BP

Building Supplies

METAL ROOFING TAX
CREDIT! 40 yr Warranty. Direct
from manufacturer. 30 colors in
stock Quick turnaround. Delivery
available. Gulf Coast Supply &
Manufacturing, (888)393-0335
www.gulfcoastsupply.com

Business Opportunities

Real Prosperity. 5 Star
International System. No products
to buy or sell. Training and support
provided. Serious & motivated
individuals only. (888)300-5744,
www.cashtoyoul2.com

ALL CASH VENDING! Do you
earn $800 in a day? 25 Local
Machines and Candy $9,995.
(888)629-9968 BO2000033 CALL
US: We will not be undersold!

MAKE A MINT IN TEETH
WHITENING 300% industry


Register now!
Descendants of Calhoun family plan
reunion in 2009
Descendants of the late Sarah Calhoun, Eva Calhoun
and Thomas Calhoun are invited to a family reunion to
be held in 2009. Info: misstheresamartin@yahoo.com or
predop@aol.com.

Coffee with your councilman
City Councilman for District 4 Mark Stewart invites
his constituents to "Coffee with your Councilman" at
JAVA JAX located in the Publix shopping center.
Come and meet with him on the second Tuesday of
each month from 7 a.m. till 8:30 a.m. This will be a
time to get to know each other and discuss current is-
sues and citizen concerns.

CJBAT tests
Monday Thursday
Monday Thursday at 5 p.m. (by appointment): CJ-
BAT (Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test) at NFCC
Testing Center (Bldg. #16), Madison. CJBAT is required
for acceptance into Corrections & Law Enforcement pro-
grams. Photo ID required. Pre-registration & scheduling
time and date are required. To register please call 850-
973-9451.


growth this year! Distribute
WhiteScience's patented products
and teeth whitening services. Low
start up. Exclusive territories.
Marketing plan and training
provided. Best kept beauty secret
of the stars!
www.whiteningonwheels.com
(877)909-1080

$FINANCIAL FREEDOM NOW -
Quit your boss! Most powerful
wealth generation program in
existence. No selling, no
explaining, no convincing, NO
kidding! (800)485-8670
www.myfreedom365now.com

Cars for Sale

2000 Honda Civic $800! 2003 VW
Jetta $400! 2001 Honda Accord
$750! POLICE IMPOUNDS! for
listings call (800)366-9813 ext
9271

Help Wanted

Companies Need Employees to
assemble their products. NO
CALLS NO SELLING, make up
to $500 a week. Call (601)749-
2290.

Heating/Air Tech Training. 3 week
accelerated program. Hands on
environment. State of Art Lab.
Nationwide certifications and
Local Job Placement Assistance!
CALL NOW: (877)994-9904.

RV delivery drivers needed.
Deliver RVs, boats and trucks for
PAY! Deliver to all 48 states and
Canada. For details log on to
www.RVdeliveryjobs.com

Homes For Rent

4 bdrm 3 bath Foreclosure!
$11,500! Only $217/Mo! (5% dn
15 yrs @ 8%) 3 bdrm $199/Mo!
for listings (800)366-9783 ext
5798

Homes For Sale

6Br 4Ba Foreclosure! $24,900!
Only $225/Mo! 5% down 30 years
@ 8% apr. Buy, 4 Br $269/Mo!
for listings (800)366-9783 ext
5760


Miscellaneous

ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE
from Home. *Medical, *Business,
*Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal
Justice. Job placement assistance.
Computer available. Financial Aid
if qualified. Call (888)203-3179,
www.CenturaOnline.com.

AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train
for high paying Aviation
Maintenance Career. FAA approved
program. Financial aid if qualified -
Housing available. CALL Aviation
Institute of Maintenance (888)349-
5387.

Real Estate

7998+/-Ac Tennessee Land
Auctions Oct 24th 10AM, Large
Tracts. Small Tracts 5Ac-2699+/-
Ac. Waterfront, Pasture, Hunting,
Lake, Homesites.
www.CertifiedRealEstateAuctions.
com; (800)711-9175 David
Hudgins TNAULIC 5232

NEW LOG CABIN KIT, 3+
ACRES, 500' LAKEFRONT
$89,900. SAVE $40,000! On
12,000 acre recreational lake. Boat
to Gulf of Mexico. Call (866)952-
5339, x 1617

Private Lake Access 2+ ACRES
Reduced to $56,500 was $169,900.
High & dry country acreage w/ big
lake views- bounded by
conservation area. Private road
access- gated community. Ready to
build. Financing. MUST SELL.
Call now (866)352-2249.
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College Placement Tests
Monday Thursday
Monday Thursday at 5 p.m. (by appointment): Col-
lege Placement Test (CPT), NFCC Testing Center (Bldg.
#16), 5 p.m., Madison. Register in NFCC Student Ser-
vices 24 hours before test. For information please call
850-973-9451.

TABE tests
Monday Thursday
Monday Thursday at 5 p.m. (by appointment): TABE
(Test of Adult Basic Education) at NFCC Testing Center
(Bldg. #16), Madison. TABE is required for acceptance
into vocational/technical programs. Photo ID required.
Pre-registration & scheduling time & date are required.
To register please call 850-973-9451.

Sheriff, commissioner
at Whistle Stop
The Wellborn Neighborhood Watch would like to wel-
come our members, friends and neighbors of our commu-
nity of Wellborn to "Meet and Greet" your sheriff, Tony
Cameron, and our county commissioner, Billy Maxwell,
at the Whistle Stop Cafe and Deli for free coffee and
sweets.
This will give us all a personal and face-to-face meeting
with those who have such a great bearing on the running
of our community. They will answer any question that
you have pertaining to each of their jobs and we hope to
have a good turn out from our community.


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This will be held on the 2nd Thursday of
each month at 10:30 a.m. at the "Whistle
Stop Caf6 in the middle of our town of
Wellborn.
Please try to come and bring a friend or
two or three!
Remember, folks, this is free to all our
community!

Greater Visions
Support Group
Addiction Support Group: Greater Vi-
sions faith-based addictions support
group meets at the Grace Manor Restau-
rant. Meetings are held on Thursday
mornings at 9:30 a.m. This group pro-
vides spiritual and emotional support in a
non-judgmental setting. Come experi-
ence the freedom from addictions that is
found in Christ.
Greater Visions is an outreach of
Christ Central-Live Oak. For more infor-
mation contact 208-1345.

Seasonal flu
vaccine available
at health dept.
Seasonal influenza vaccine for adults is
available at the Suwannee County Health
Department. This vaccine is recommend-
ed in addition to any H1N1 (swine flu)
vaccine that may become available later
this fall.
The seasonal influenza vaccine will be
given by appointment. 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
vaccine for children age 6 months -18
years is expected from the Vaccine for
Children's (VFC) program soon 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.

John Rice exhibit set
for Lake City
Oct.8 Nov. 6
Live Oak artist John Rice will have a
retrospective exhibit of his work at the
Levy Performing Arts Center in Lake City
from Oct. 8 to Nov. 6. A reception honor-
ing the Live Oak artist will take place at
the Levy center on October 8 at 7 p.m.
The event is sponsored by Art Matters and


o Vak Medical Network

the public is invited to attend. For infor-
mation call Joan Fetchen at 386-697-
4622.

Free breast cancer J


education and
screening
Oct. 15 and Oct. 21
The Suwannee County Health Depart-
ment will be holding a free breast cancer
education and screening day at the clinic
in Live Oak on Oct.15 and at Branford
clinic on Oct. 21. This service is for ladies
age 40-49 who do not have a history of
breast cancer or any current breast prob-
lems, do not have a regular doctor and
have never had a mammogram. Please
call for 362-2708 x 247 for an appoint-
ment in Live Oak and 935-1133 for an ap-
pointment in Branford.

L.H.S. Class of 1999
Oct. 16-17
LHS class of 1999 will hold their 10
year reunion on October 16-17, in Mayo.
Please send mailing address to
www.fdoacs.hotmail.com Darica Land,
386-288-4028. Invitation to follow.

7th annual Fall
Festival coming
Oct. 17
Oct. 17
The seventh annual Fall Festival is set
for Saturday, Oct. 17. The morning (8
a.m. noon) activities will take place at
the Live Oak Garden Club, and from
Noon until 6 p.m., the festivities will con-
tinue in downtown Live Oak at Millenni-
um Park.
Prior to the festival, the downtown area
will be decorated, and businesses and pri-
vate citizens are encouraged to join in the
spirit by decorating the fronts of their
homes/businesses in support of the festi-
val. If any club/organization wishes to put
a fall-themed display in Millennium Park
during the month of October, the Fall Fes-
tival would be most pleased to work with
you toward this endeavor. Call Lucille
Heinrich at 362-5995 to work out details.

Attention bakers!
Oct. 17
The Fall Festival is sponsoring a pump-

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Gregory D. Snodgrass, M.D. The Village Pharmacy at
522 South Ohio Ave., Live Oak Advent Christian Village
386-330-6260 Dowling Park, FL
1-800-435-3937 386-658-5860
1-800-647-3353


Heartland Rehabilitation
Services
405 11th St., Live Oak
386-364-5051

North Florida Pharmacy
101 SW. US Hwy 27, Branford
386-935-6905
229 W. Main St., Mayo
386-294-3777

Eye Center of North Florida
876 SW. State Road 247,
Lake City
386-755-7595
1-866-755-0040


Ophthalmology
Eduardo M. Bedoya, M.D.
Now at Shands in Live Oak
386-755-7595
Toll Free 866-755-0040
Se habla espahol 551887-F

Family Dentistry
HERBERT C.
MANTOOTH,
D.D.S, P.A.
602 Railroad Ave., Live Oak, FL
(386) 362-6556
1-800-829-6506
(Out of Suwannee County) 501056-F

Physical Therapy

4 c-5Yo A .

* Physical Therapy* Occupational Therapy* Speech Therapy
* Specializing In Arthritis Fibromyalgia* Geriatrics Spinal &
Joint Pain Sports Injuries *Work Injuries Pediatrics
SManual Therapy- Lymphedema
Locally Owned & Operated
Live Oak 208-1414 Medicare, Protegrity
Lake City 755-8680 Blue Cross, Av Med
Jasper 792-2426 Medicaid-pediatrics
Branford 935-1449 Workers Comp
Mayo 294-1407 Most Other Insurance Plans
A Medicare Certified Rehabilitation Agency
Email: info@healthcorerehab.com
Website: www.isgroup.net/healthcore

Ophthalmology

GREGORY D. SNODGRASS, M.D.
522 South Ohio Avenue
S11;s 330-6260 or 1-sl ll-4 5-3937 |


Healthcore, Inc.
Live Oak 386-208-1414
Lake City 386-755-8680
Jasper 386-792-2426
Branford 386-935-1449
Mayo 386-294-1407

Herbert C. Mantooth,
D.D.S., P.A.
602 Railroad Ave., Live Oak
386-362-6556
1-800-829-6506

Steele Chiropractic
110 Irvin Ave., Live Oak
386-362-4112

Copeland Medical Center
10820 Marvin Jones Blvd.,
Dowling Park, FL
386-658-5300

Physical Therapy


HeartlandV
REHABILITATION SERVICES
Sandy Laxton, PTA
Mandy McCray, PTA
Carolyn McCook, Office Manager,
Patient Care Coordinator
AQUATIC THERAPY
Workers Compensation, Industrial
Rehabilitation, Ergonomic Consultation,
Job/Workers Site Analysis Orthopedic/Sports
Medicine, Pediatrics Providers
Medicare, Medicaid, AvMed & BCBS Providers
405 11th St., Live Oak, FL 32060
(386) 364-5051 501053-F



North Florida


Pharmacy

Medical
Equipment
Oxygen

"Everything For Your
Home Recovery"

Locally Owned & Operated
101 SW U.S. Hwy. 27, Branford, FL 32008
(386) 935-6905
229 W. Main St., Mayo, FL 32066
(386) 294-3777 501051-F


Join Our Celebration

Of Hope And Health.


Shands Cancer Hospital at the University of Florida
1515 SW Archer Road, Gainesville

Open House & Health Fair
Saturday, October 24, 9 am -Noon




Please join us at the Shands Cancer Hospital at the University of Florida
Open House. Bring your family to tour our newest home for healing, relax
in the Garden of Hope and enjoy refreshments. There will be activities for
the kids, a health fair with screenings and information to help keep you and
your family healthy. Don't forget to bring your camera for a photo with Albert
and Alberta.
Every element of the Shands Cancer Hospital at UF reflects a commit-
ment to patients, families, visitors and staff. The state-of-the-art hospital
will house 192 private inpatient beds for a variety of patients, including
those receiving diagnostic and therapeutic oncology services. It also will
include a Critical Care Center for emergency and trauma services. The
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The Importance of Senior Fitness
According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), exercise and physical
activity are some of the best things older adults can do to stay healthy. Even
moderate exercise can improve the health of those who are frail or who have age-
related diseases.
Some seniors are concerned that physical activity or exercise may be too
strenuous or may do them more harm than good. In fact, it's an inactive lifestyle
that proves to do more harm than exercise does.
Without physical activity, older people tend to grow weaker in four areas
important for staying healthy and independent: strength, balance, flexibility, and
endurance. The NIH maintains that:
Increasing strength and endurance make it easier to climb stairs and carry
groceries.
Improving balance helps prevent falls.
Being more flexible may speed recovery from injuries.
Exercising regularly can also have a positive impact on the immune system,
blood pressure, cardiovascular system and it can decrease the risk of heart
disease and help with depression or anxiety.
The American Senior Fitness Association has some recommendations for those
wanting to start a fitness program.
Get medical clearance to exercise.
Don't exercise if you are injured, sick, or running a temperature.
Always warm up and always cool down.
Drink plenty of water before, during and after exercise.
Avoid heavy meals for about two hours before energetic exercise.
If fatigue and/or discomfort last longer than one or two hours after exercising,
cut back the next day but don't stop completely. Comfort ranges can change daily,
so don't get discouraged if you can't do the same amount of exercise as you did
the day before.
Concentrate on exercises that improve and maintain your range of motion,
lubricate the joints and keep muscles flexible. Everyday activities will be easier to
carry out and you'll have less pain, too.
Stop exercise and consult your physician immediately if you experience any of
the following:
chest pain or tightness in the chest, neck or throat
considerable difficulty breathing
abnormal heart rhythm; nausea' dizziness, light headedness, or visual
interruption
excessive cold sweat
extreme or lasting weakness or fatigue
For a good, overall exercise program, consider tai chi. Tai chi is a self-paced
system of gentle physical exercise. It involves standing and performing a series of
movements in a slow, graceful way. Each movement smoothly flows into the next.
Studies suggest that tai chi may improve balance and knee joint stability, both of
which help balance.
Staying active does the body and the mind a world of good. Find exercise and
activities that you enjoy and you'll be able to stick with it and improve your quality
of life.
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kin baking contest. Bakers are invited to submit baked
goods that feature pumpkin as one of the ingredients.
Prizes and ribbons will be awarded. The entries will be
displayed at the Garden Club the morning of Saturday,
Oct. 17 during the club's pancake breakfast. Judging will
take place that same morning. Contact Ella Carter at
362-1326 or Lucille Heinrich at 362-5995 for contest de-
tails.

Anna Miller Circle Fishing
Tournament
Oct. 24
The Anna Miller Circle of Live Oak Elks Lodge 1165
will sponsor its Sixth Annual Fishing Tournament in
Steinhatchee, Saturday, Oct. 24, at River Haven Marina.
Entry fee is $30 per person. Weigh-in from 1-4 p.m.
Prizes total $1500, plus free drawings. Tickets available
for Sportsman Package-includes auto Game Feeder,
Turkey Fryer, hunting and fishing supplies.
New children's category added: $10 entry fee (10 &
under) with a special prize. Boat rental and lodging
available at local marinas. Information/entry forms: Terri
Johnson 386-7762508, Elaine Lowe (cell) 386-362-9149.


Lady of the Lake Quilting
Guild to meet
Oct. 28
The Lady of the Lake Quilting Guild will hold its
monthly meeting Oct. 28 at 9:30 a.m. at the Teen Town
533 NW Desoto St, Lake City (2 blocks north of Duval
(US 90) on Lake Jeffery Rd.).
This month's program will feature the Guild's Chinese
Auction. Bring one yard, or 21/2 yards, or 4 fat quarters
of quality fabric to exchange.
The Guild is an organization for anyone interested in
quilts and the art of quilting. The Guild makes and dis-
tributes over 200 quilts a year to various charities and
non-profit organizations in the Suwannee Valley Region,
members are also taking part in the Quilts of Valor Pro-
gram for our soldiers. Details: http://govf.org. This foun-
dation is not about politics. It's about people.
For more details, contact President Ramona Dewees,
386-496-3876.

March of Dimes Signature
Chefs Auction
Nov. 3
"Signature Chefs Auction" to benefit MOD


The March of Dimes, Rountree Moore Toyota, and
First Federal Bank of Florida are presenting "Signature
Chefs Auction" at 5:30 p.m., November 3, at the Rountree
Moore Toyota showroom, Lake City. There will be a Fes-
tival of Trees and Wreaths, live and silent auctions, and
live entertainment by "Harry, Sally, and Billy." The high-
light will be a selection of specialty foods presented by
Chef Robert of Winn-Dixie and area restaurants, along
with complimentary wine tasting. For more information
call Maureen Lloyd 386-752-4885. In Lake City tickets
will be sold at Rountree Moore Toyota, First Federal Bank
(90W & Turner Rd.), Ward's Jewelers and First Street Mu-
sic. In Live Oak tickets will be for sale at the Suwannee
Democrat, and in Jasper at the Jasper News. Put this event
on your calendar and support March of Dimes as we work
together to give every baby a healthy start!!

Suwannee High Class of 1980
The Suwannee High Class of 1980 is planning their 30
year class reunion. If you were a member, had a child,
sibling or relative as part of the graduating class, please
email your name (maiden and married), address, phone
number and email address to shsclassl980@yahoo.com.
Or call 386-362-6309 to leave a message.
We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you
at the reunion.


SUWANNEE VALLEY HUMANE SOCIETY


CRITTER CORNER

October 5, 2009


Suwannee Valley
Humane Society
1156 SE Bisbee Loop
Madison, Florida 32340

Two ilr/. south of Lee
off C.R. 255
From 10 Exit 262. Take
C.R.2555 north 1/2 re i. .

We are a Limited Space
Shelter (no kill). You must
check with us prior to
bringing a drop-off animal
to the shelter. Hours; Tues.
to Sat. 10:00 to 2:00, or by
appointment. Visit our
website and see the animals
that need a really good
home at
www.geocities.com/suwan
neehs or at our e-mail
address


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suwanneevalley @ embarq
mail.com.

We service the
surrounding counties of
Madison, Suwannee,
Hamilton, Lafayette,
Columbia and Taylor.

Lost and Found Pets:
If you have lost a pet or
found one, the humane
society will help you find
your pet. Call us at (850)
971- 9904 or toll free at 1-
866-236-7812. Leave a
message if we are closed,
we will return your call.
Remember to always call
your local animal controls
or shelters if you have
found a lost or found pet.


THRIFT STORE:
You must come see our
thrift stores, if you have
not been here before. We
have three stores, a
boutique, clothing and
furniture. We are always
looking for donations for
the stores. Please keep us
in mind if you have items
in good condition you
would like to donate to us.

RECYCLING:
We have a recycling bin
on our property
newspapers, magazines,
and catalogs. The bin will
take all kinds of paper. We
also have a bin in Live Oak
at 305 Pinewood Drive,
just west Of Johnson's
Appliance/Radio Shack.


Each Kit includes:
* 3 Bright 11" x 14" All-weather Signs
* Over 275 Pre-Priced Labels
* Successful Tips for a "No Hassle" Sale
* Pre-Sale Checklist
Sales Record Form


We also collect aluminum
cans to recycle. Just bring
them to the shelter. All the
money goes to help the
homeless animals.

The Suwannee Valley
Humane Society depends
on adoptions for $65.00
which INCLUDES,
spay/neuter, de-worm,
heartworm/feline leukemia
tested and rabies shot (if
old enough). Please come
and visit us, our animals
would love to meet you.
REMEMBER; DO NOT
LEAVE PETS IN
VEHICLES FOR ANY
LENGTH OF TIME DUE
TO THE HEAT AND
HUMIDITY.

FEATURED ANIMALS
FOR ADOPTIONS
DOGS:
3713 Bambi is a 4
month old Terrier Mix. She
is white and brindle and is
a very sweet pup.

3704 Hank a Lab
Mix, is 4 1/2 months old.
He is a light brown and a
happy go lucky fellow.

3699 Samson is a
Shepard Mix, he is 6
months old. He is cream
color and likes everybody.


3691 Aaron is a
Catahoula Mix, He is
Chocolate and tan. He is 3
1/2 months old. He is a
very sweet puppy.

3686 Blinky is year
8 months old. He is a
Pekingese Mix. He is black
and white and a real
sweetheart.

CATS:
3614 Dusty is a short
haired, black, male kitty.
He is 2 1/2 years old. He is
a very sweet kitty.

3608 Oreo is a black
and white kitty. She is 1
year 3 months old and is
very friendly.

3607 Harry a short
haired tabby. He is 9 1/2
months old and loves to be
made of.

3606- Val a 9 1/2
month old, female. She is
grey and has short hair.
She likes to be patted and
held.

3603 Cher is a 11 1/2
month old female. She is a
tore shell and is a
sweetheart.

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LOST: from their home,
417 Road in Live Oak. 2
Pitt bulls.
1.) "Bugatti" Blue Pitt /
With a split white face and
chest, male.
2.) "Dipstick" all white
with a brindle butt and tail,
male. Their ears have not
been clipped, in good
condition and have a sweet
temperament. If you have
seen them, please call
Amanda @ (386) 249 -
9281.

We have a new web site
available to view

www. petango.com
Get shelter animal
information and pictures of
all our animals. Go check
it out. When you get to
web suite be sure to put in
the zip code for this area
32340.

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to perform at Free Fridays concert series


GAINESVILLE Progressive
Madness, a seven-member band from the
Gainesville area, will play a concert of
all original music at the Downtown
Community Plaza "Free Fridays" series
on Friday, Oct. 16. According to band
member Pateh Parsons, the group plays a
variety of music from rock 'n' roll to pop
to rhythm and blues. He says that some
have referred to their music as
"Suwannee Rock Music."
Born in Germany, Parsons immigrated
with his family to Canada and grew up in
Montreal. It was there that he got his first
guitar at age 15 and shortly after, won a
radio talent show with his first song
"Don't Get Married." After serving in the
Canadian army, he toured Canada for a
while playing rock 'n' roll before
eventually settling on the Suwannee
River in Florida in 1974. He has been a
fixture in the Gainesville music scene
ever since.


His newest band, Progressive
Madness, was formed in 2006. Lynda
Stauffer joined on keyboards, and Native
Cherokee Indian Randy Snow added
bass and the sounds of his handcrafted
Native American style flutes and drums.
A few months later, Alycin Hayes
brought in special effects percussion and
back-up vocals, and Ryan Allen
contributed with drums, guitar,
harmonica and background vocals. The
final piece of the puzzle was when local
guitar prot6g6 Conor Galligan joined the
band as their lead guitarist. In August
2009, the band announced the addition of
its newest member, Chris Kenner, who
plays the drums and sings background
vocals. Over the past two years, the band
has played at many popular local music
clubs, as well as various festivals and
charity events.
The Downtown Plaza "Free Fridays"
concerts run from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.


every Friday night this year from May 1
through Oct. 30. The Bo Diddley
Community Plaza is located on the
corner of Southeast First Street and East
University Avenue. The complete
schedule for the Downtown Plaza "Free
Friday" and links to the bands' Web
sites can be found at
www.gvlculturalaffairs.org or at
www.myspace.com/downtowncommunit
yplaza.
The Cultural Affairs Division is the
designated local arts agency for
Gainesville and Alachua County. Its
mission is to promote cultural activity
and encourage community based cultural
resources.
For event updates, call the City of
Gainesville's Arts Events Hotline at 352-
334-ARTS. For more information on the
Downtown Plaza "Free Fridays," or to
schedule an interview, please contact
David Ballard at 352-393-8746.


SUWANNEE VALLEY HUMANE SOCIETY


CRITTER CORNER

October 5, 2009


Continued From Page 6

Monday
9:00 12:00pm
Tues Sat.
9:00 2:00pm

The Suwannee Valley
Human Society


presents its 2009 24th
Annual Pet Show
Saturday, October 17th

Registration starts at 10
am
Contest starts at 11 am


Enter your dog(s) and
cat(s) in contests, win
ribbons, and
Be eligible for "Best in
Show" Trophies. Select
from 31 contests for only
$1.00 each.

Super Raffle including


a 50/50


*Enjoy Refreshments &
Bake Good reasonably
priced

Contact us for details or
to become a Pet Show
Sponsor


Call toll free 1 800- -
236 7812 local 971 -
9904

Or e -mail;
suwanneevalley @ embarq
mail.com


Pets must be on leash or
in a carrier at all times.

Owners are solely
responsible for the actions
of their pets.


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Down on the Suwannee Music Festival

Inaugural event set

for Oct. 16-17 at Spirit

of the Suwannee


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Country fans, get your
jeans, your head rags and
boots ready, country legend
Willie Nelson ("Crazy,"
"Just Got Started Loving
You," "Mamas Don't Let
Your Babies Grow Up To
Be Cowboys" is coming to
the Spirit of the Suwannee
Music Park (SOSMP)! In
fact, the very first two-day
Down On The Suwannee
Music Festival Oct. 16-17
will also feature country
sensation James Otto
("Since You Brought It Up"
and "Just Got Started
Lovin' You") the awesome
Big Kenny of Big & Rich,
Josh Thompson, David
Cooler (The Dog Huntin'
Man), Mike Mullis ("Gator
Chomp") and Mercy
Mountain Band!
Set for Oct. 16-17, the
Down on the Suwannee
Music Festival is a new fes-
tival by AEG.
Tickets are on sale NOW
at the SOSMP by calling
386-364-1683 or go to the
SOSMP Web site at musi-
cliveshere.com, Tickets can
also be purchased at Ticket-
master.com or by calling 1-
800-745-3000.
Weekend general admis-
sion is $82 ($90 gate) and
includes admission Friday
and Saturday. Saturday
only general admission is
$66.65 ($75 gate).
VIP weekend admission
is $155.40 ($175 gate).
This includes special show
seating area, one meal Sat-
urday, reduced beverages
and free parking both days.
VIP Saturday only is
$118.30 ($140 gate) and in-
cludes special show seating
area, one meal Saturday, re-
duced beverages and free
parking Saturday.
No refunds on tickets,
shows are rain or shine.
Prices DO NOT INCLUDE
CAMPING OR OTHER
ACCOMMODATIONS.
Children under the age of
18 MUST be accompanied
by an adult. Children under
the age of 12 will be admit-
ted to the general admis-
sion area free of charge
when accompanied by an
adult.
James Otto will kick off
the festival Oct. 16 with
Willie Nelson Saturday
night, Oct. 17.
Willie Nelson has be-
come an American icon in
country music, his signa-


ture braids and head rag
outfit is known the world
over. With such albums as
Without A Song, City of
New Orleans, Shotgun
Willie, Red Headed
Stranger, Wanted: The Out-
laws, Stardust, and his
newest, Naked Willie,
Willie Nelson has become
the one of the best know
performers ever to sing
country music. Songs such
as "Georgia on My Mind,"
"On the Road Again," "Al-
ways on My Mind,"
"Crazy," "Night Life,"
"Funny How Time Slips
Away" and on and on with
his string of hit songs and
albums.
Big Kenny is the other
half of Big & Rich, one of
the most sensational duos
of all time who have re-
ceived Grammy nomina-
tions and had multiple hit
songs such as "Save A
Horse (Ride A Cowboy).
His new album is The Qui-
et Times of a Rock and Roll
Farmboy. Big Kenny's per-
formance is sure to be a rip-
roaring experience for Big
Kenny and his multitude of
fans.
Country music sensation
James Otto is expected to
sing his new single "Since
You Brought It Up," from
his forthcoming new al-
bum. This is his second
performance at the SOSMP.
In 2008 he performed his
number one single, "I Just
Got Started Loving You," at
the Suwannee River Jam, in
a rousing performance.
Josh Thompson, a Co-
lumbia artist, was recently
invited to the Grande Ole
Opry for his very first per-
formance Sept. 19. Josh's
first single, "Beer on the
Table," is now out with a
CMT video and rave re-
views.
David Cooler, the South
Carolina boy known for his
rural beginnings and songs
which remind country boys
and girls of their begin-
nings, will also be among
those performing, along
with North Florida's Mike
Mullis and his band
WhooWhee and the award-
winning Mercy Mountain
Band.
For more information
about this event, please call
the SOSMP at 386-364-
1683 or go to the Web site
at musicliveshere.com.


'Saturday Morning

Physics'


Combining
learning and
laughter at FSU
Is science really interest-
ing enough to justify devot-
ing a portion of one's week-
end to it? If you have your
doubts, then just ask the
hundreds of area high
school students who attend-
ed -- and had a great time at
-- The Florida State Univer-
sity's "Saturday Morning
Physics" programs last fall.
Once again this year,
Florida State's Department
of Physics will host a num-
ber of Saturday-morning
discussions and demonstra-
tions throughout the fall.
These are designed to show
young people that, in addi-
tion to playing an important
role in everyday life,
physics can be downright
fun. There is no charge for
attending any or all of the
programs, which run until
Nov. 21, and registration is
not required.
"We try to show young
people that the study of
physics is important, it's


fun, and it can be of great
benefit to them in their fu-
ture endeavors," said Volk-
er Crede, an assistant pro-
fessor of physics at Florida
State who directs Saturday
Morning Physics. "With
Saturday Morning Physics,
we show that it's possible to
expand your horizons and
enjoy yourself at the same
time."
There are other benefits
as well: Many area high
school juniors and seniors
are able to receive extra
credit in their science class-
es. And then there are the
juice and doughnut breaks,
provided free by the
physics department.
While Saturday Morning
Physics is geared for high
school students, anyone
from the public is welcome,
Crede said.
"Parents and teachers in
particular are encouraged
to attend," he said.
"Younger kids will enjoy
the demonstrations as well.
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Those 170 million adults do more than read, they are actively
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41%
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ads, more than all
electronic media
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combined.


82%
took some action as
a result of a print
newspaper ad in the
past 30 days. 59%
clipped a coupon,
52% bought some-
thing advertised and
45% visited a store.


39%
followed up a newspa-
per ad online in some
way. 33% went to a
website after seeing
a print newspaper ad
and 21% conducted an
online search.


36%
who said they had
not read a newspaper
in the past week,
USED a newspaper
during that same week.
Usage included:
19% checking sales
in local stores, 15%
clipping a coupon, 14%
checking the weather
and 10% checking
movie listings.


82%
used a preprinted
insert in the past 30
days. Adults keep
inserts 4.4 days. 59%
used inserts to com-
pare prices, 55% used
to compare one cir-
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saved until visiting
the store and 43%
used to make an
unplanned purchase.


80%
of U.S. adults report
looking at advertising
when reading the
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and artist Steven Earl.
Steven will be presenting
images of and reflections
on the Ichetucknee Springs
and River that he has re-
cently compiled into a
book titled "Ichetucknee:
Sacred Waters". It will be
held on Thursday, Oct. 22
at 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the
Ft. White Community Cen-
ter in Fort White, Florida.
This free event open to the
public is hosted by Save
Our Suwannee, Inc. (a not
for profit 501 (c) 3). There
will be light refreshments


tered the Ichetucknee Riv-
er in 1983, when he first
canoed its waters. Not long
afterward he moved his
family to a parcel of land
adjacent to Ichetucknee
State Park, where he was
caretaker for a property
that was riddled with karst
windows, sinkholes, and
other features indicating
the intimate relationship of
the landscape to the spring
and river. He began work-
ing at the park, volunteer-
ing for the first ten years,
finally getting a paid tem-
porary position as a park
ranger in 1994 and work-
ing there until '96 when he
took a permanent position


also worked with non-
profit environmental
groups such as Friends of
the River to advocate for
stronger zoning regula-
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Group to help document
sinkholes and other con-
duits to the aquifer and
spring system.
During his twelve years


tographed, painted, wrote
poetry about, and came to
love the river. That love
shows in his book of pho-
tographs, art, and poetry


da.
For more information
please contact Joseph
Prenger, SOS Board Mem-
ber, at 352-246-3981.


'Saturday Morning

Physics'


Continued From Page 8

physics is not a require-
ment!"
Each Saturday Morning
Physics program begins at
9:30 a.m. and usually lasts
until 11 to 11:15 a.m., with
an intermission in the mid-
dle. Except where noted,
each event is held in the
large lecture hall (Room
101) of the Richards Un-
dergraduate Physics Labo-
ratory, located near the in-
tersection of Academic
Way and Chieftan Way on
the west side of the Florida
State University campus.
The themes for this
year's Saturday Morning
Physics programs are as
follows:

Oct. 17-- "The Flying
Circus of Physics": While
typically a separate event,
this year the always-popu-
lar Flying Circus of
Physics will also be includ-
ed in the Saturday Morning
Physics schedule of events.
At the circus, members of
the Department of Physics
are ready to show the more
playful side of scientific in-
quiry -- and they're hoping
that Tallahassee-area resi-
dents of all ages will come
out to share in the fun.


Oct. 24-- "Nuclei, Neu-
tron Stars and Black
Holes": Enter the extraor-
dinary world of superdense
matter.

Oct. 31-- "Physics of
Sports": Take a lively look
at the amazing physics of
sports.

Nov. 7 -- "The Science
and Tc'IIhnIh._-\, of Mag-
nets": Visit the National
High Magnetic Field Labo-
ratory (1800 E. Paul Dirac
Drive, Innovation Park)
and learn about magnet re-
search and future applica-
tions in our society. A map
of Innovation park can be
viewed at
www.fsu.edu/Campus/new
map/inparkz.shtml.

Nov. 14-- "From Elec-
trons to Quarks": What are
we really made of? Here's
your chance to discover the
answers.

Nov. 21 -- "Astronomy
in the New Millennium":
Every day brings a new
discovery in astronomy.
Sample the greatest! (A
free Florida State Universi-
ty Planetarium show is in-
cluded.)


i T T a 'I. _MAlEll M ri1r rIL, rI/Kr 5
Photographer Steven Earl immortalized the Ichetucknee River in his work. Photo: Submitted


For a complete list of events, ranging from group bike rides and
fall festivals to buddy walks and paddling events, visit
dep.state.fl. us/gwt/news/gwtmonthoct/pdf/EVENTS2009. pdf.

October is Greenways Trails Month


Greenways and
trails celebrate
record-setting year
of visitation
TALLAHASSEE The Florida De-
partment of Environmental Protec-
tion's Office of Greenways & Trails
(OGT) invites residents and visitors
to celebrate Florida's natural beauty
this October during Greenways &
Trails Month by enjoying a healthy
outdoor activity at one of the state's
more than 8,000 miles of land trails
and 4,000 miles of paddling trails.
During the 2008-2009 fiscal year,
Florida's greenways and trails wel-
comed an unprecedented number of
visitors, more than 3.5 million, under-


scoring the value of these attractions
for Florida's recreation and tourism
industries.
"Greenways and trails not only of-
fer nature-based recreation and alter-
native, energy-saving transportation
routes, but also have far-reaching
economic benefits," said Jena Brooks,
Director of DEP's Office of Green-
ways & Trails. "With visitation num-
bers up nearly 600,000 from the pre-
vious fiscal year, Florida's award-
winning system of greenways and
trails are increasingly attracting visi-
tors from around the world that sup-
port the state's tourism industry."
Recent visitation numbers also
show that longer trails are becoming a
popular part of the greenways and
trails system. Though still in develop-
ment, the 106-mile, OGT-managed


Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail
attracted 1.1 million visitors during
the 2008-2009 fiscal year, an increase
of nearly double the more than
637,000 visitors in the previous fiscal
year.
At the other end of the state, five
counties have come together to create
the 260-mile St. Johns River-to-Sea
Loop through northeast-central Flori-
da, to be completed in time for the
2013 celebration of the 500th an-
niversary of Spain's arrival in Florida.
The potential of long-distance and
loop trails to offer destination experi-
ences, complete with the growth of
supporting businesses, adds another
dimension to the future of Florida's
greenways and trails.


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Basset hound survives cottonmouth



bites thanks to UF vets


Sarah Carey
UF News Service
When Margarita, a 10-
year-old basset hound, was
bitten by a cottonmouth
snake recently, her quick-
thinking owner rushed the
dog to the University of
Florida's Veterinary Med-
ical Center for treatment
right away.


GAINESVILLE The
U.S. Health Resources and
Services Administration
Department of Health and
Human Services has award-
ed more than $900,000 to
the University of Florida
College of Nursing to facil-
itate transition of its ad-
vanced practice nursing ed-
ucation program from the
master's to the doctoral lev-
el. This strategic move will
increase availability of pri-
mary health-care providers
in underserved areas and
help address the critical
nursing faculty shortage.
The Doctor of Nursing
Practice degree, or DNP, is
a national initiative led by
the American Association
of Colleges of Nursing and
reflects a significant change
in nursing education. Uni-
versities have traditionally
offered master's degrees to
prepare nurses for ad-
vanced practice.
"The DNP prepares ad-
vanced practice nurses with
the knowledge, skills and
abilities needed in today's
and tomorrow's complex
health-care environment,
and provides advanced
practice nurses with educa-
tional backgrounds compa-
rable to health-care practi-
tioners in other fields," said
Susan Schaffer, Ph.D.,
A.R.N.P, a clinical associ-
ate professor and depart-
ment chair who serves as
the grant's program direc-
tor.
The college admitted
post-master's students to
the DNP program in 2006
and will become one of the
first schools in Florida and
nationally to enable stu-
dents with a bachelor's de-
gree in nursing to earn their
DNP degree.
The three-year grant will
support nurses with bache-
lor of science or master's
degrees in nursing for ad-
mission to UF to enter adult
acute care, adult, family
and pediatric DNP nurse
practitioner specialty
tracks.
A major emphasis of the
program will be the educa-
tion of culturally diverse
and culturally competent
nurse practitioners who will
help address the nation's
shortage of primary care
providers, especially in rur-
al and urban medically un-
derserved areas.
The need for primary
care providers in Florida is
severe. In 2008, 65 out of
67 counties were designat-
ed as primary health-care
professional shortage areas.
"The College of Nursing
has always been committed


In doing so, Sandra
Fields Seymour, Ph.D.,
A.R.N.P, a recently retired
associate professor in UF's
College of Nursing, and her
husband, Larry, of Ocala
followed a cardinal rule in
preventing death or lasting
tissue damage from snake
bite in an animal: They
sought immediate evalua-


to providing clinical experi-
ences for students in rural
and urban underserved ar-
eas and this grant will allow
us to further expand that
reach," Schaffer said. "By
exposing our students to
more diverse clinical expe-
riences, we will be encour-
aging them to continue
work in these areas after
they graduate."
From 2005 to 2007, be-
tween 27 percent and 49
percent of UF master's de-
gree nursing students in
their last semesters of study
indicated they intended to
work in medically under-
served areas. In fall 2008,
63 percent of the college's
post-master's DNP students
reported that they intended
to work with underserved
clients after graduation.
The grant will allow the
college to place greater em-
phasis on cultural diversity
and competence throughout
the DNP curriculum, in-
crease clinical placement of
students in public health
units and in rural or urban
underserved areas, and con-
tinue classroom discussion
of ways in which nurse
practitioners can address
unmet health-care needs.
Students also will explore
employment opportunities
in underserved areas.
The grant also will ad-
dress the critical nursing
faculty shortage that is re-
stricting enrollment in un-
dergraduate and graduate
nursing programs nation-
wide. Faculty retirements
expected in the next decade
will further fuel the serious
nursing faculty shortage.
DNP graduates will be
qualified for academic fac-
ulty positions and can serve
as clinical preceptors for
undergraduate and graduate
nursing students.
"I am very appreciative
of the hard work of our fac-
ulty in obtaining this grant
and grateful to the U.S.
Health Resources and Ser-
vices Administration for
recognizing that advanced
practice nurses play in our
health-care system and how
the expansion of education
for these nurses can im-
prove care for patients,"
said Kathleen Ann Long,
Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.,
dean of the UF College of
Nursing. "Nursing is a vital
part of our growing and
changing health-care sys-
tem, and highly educated
advanced practice nurses,
at the doctoral level, will be
prepared to improve prac-
tice, educate new clinicians
and elevate our profes-
sion."


tion by a veterinarian.
Margarita, whose owners
have now nicknamed her
"Snake Bite Warrior," sur-
vived her bites and today
appears no worse for the
wear. "It was an unfortu-
nate situation where dog
and snake were each doing
what they were born to do,
but with serious conse-
quences for both," Seymour
said.
Margarita arrived at the
UF VMC on July 3 around
midnight with two strike
wounds. Soon her signs of
swelling, or envenomation,
had greatly increased.
"Margarita had obviously
received enough venom to
cause serious side effects,"
said Kate Ogawa, D.V.M.,
an intern in small animal
medicine and surgery. Vet-
erinarians quickly decided
to administer antivenin six
vials, in fact.
"She also developed
heart arrhythmias, which
fortunately did not become
severe enough to require
treatment," Ogawa said.
"We closely monitored
Margarita's strike areas and
swelling for signs of tissue
death that would require
surgery. She was lucky. Her
wounds healed uneventful-
ly, and she did not need fur-
ther treatment."
The side effects of
snakebite can vary greatly
depending on the particular
snake, and the dose of ven-
om the animal receives,
veterinarians say. Bites
from rattlesnakes, cotton-
mouths and copperheads


Larry Seymour is shown with his two basset hounds, Mar-
garita, in front, and her companion, Mariah, at home in
Gainesville after Margarita's recuperation from snake bite
wounds. Photo courtesy Sandra Seymour


can result in severe tissue
swelling, blood-clotting
abnormalities, heart ar-
rhythmias, organ damage
and tissue death around the
bite site.
Not all pets that are bit-
ten by a venomous snake
require antivenin, since oc-
casionally pets will receive
a dry bite, with no venom
injected, but a prompt eval-
uation by a veterinarian is
recommended. Hospital-
ization may also be needed
for veterinarians to monitor
for heart arrhythmias as
well as to provide fluid
support, pain medication
and frequent reassessment.
Although antivenin can
be lifesaving, how much to
give is a judgment call,
since the amount of venom
contained in a snake's bite
is unknown. In general,
however, the more an-


tivenin received quickly,
the better, veterinarians
say.
"Unfortunately, an-
tivenin is quite expensive
and can be cost prohibitive
for some owners to admin-
ister several vials," Ogawa
said. "Additionally, an-
tivenin for veterinary med-
icine is currently not being
manufactured in this coun-
try."
Thanks to the efforts of
UF snake envenomation
expert Michael Schaer,
D.V.M., UF was able to
procure an antivenin prod-
uct from Mexico. That par-
ticular product was manu-
factured for people, but UF
was able to obtain permis-
sion for animal use from
the Food and Drug Admin-
istration. Reactions to an-
tivenin are possible also,
which is another reason


The side effects of
snakebite can vary
greatly depending on
the particular snake,
and the dose of
venom the animal
receives,
veterinarians say.
Bites from
rattlesnakes,
cottonmouths and
copperheads can
result in severe tissue
swelling, blood-
clotting abnormalities,
heart arrhythmias,
organ damage and
tissue death around
the bite site.

why victims of snakebite
need to be monitored care-
fully for several days after
the antivenin is adminis-
tered.
"I would urge people to
protect themselves as much
as possible from venomous
snakes, and as such I can-
not recommend killing the
snake for identification,"
Ogawa said. "If the snake is
already dead, bringing it in
for positive identification
can help, as some snakes
have more potent venom
than others. Dead snakes
still can cause envenoma-
tion, so extreme care
should be taken when mov-
ing the body. The antivenin
contains antibodies against
the venom of most snakes,
so knowing exactly what
snake it was is not nearly as
important as getting treat-
ment as soon as possible."


October is Greenways Trails Month


Continued From Page 11

Recognizing the many
benefits of the state's
greenways and trails, Flori-
da Governor Charlie Crist
officially proclaimed Octo-
ber as Greenways and
Trails month. More than
100 events throughout the
state will take place during
the month long celebration,
highlighting the value of
Florida's greenways and
trails as an affordable, and
accessible source of recre-
ation, providing health
benefits and an effective
boost to Florida's tourism.
To view the Governor's
Greenways and Trails
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