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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: February 17, 2010
Copyright Date: 2010
Frequency: semiweekly[<1990-1994>]
weekly[ former <1897-1928>]
semiweekly
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Subject: Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
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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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Other version: Live Oak daily Democrat
Preceded by: Banner (Live Oak, Fla.)
Preceded by: Suwannee leader
Preceded by: Suwannee citizen

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CHANGING COURSE



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Nanette "Sam" Bunce of Branford High
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125th YEAR, NO. 38 3 SECTIONS, 42 PAGES


Wednesday Edition February 24, 2010


50 CENTS


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


COACH SPEARS:
HOW HE GOT HERE
2009-Present
Jefferson County High School
Head football coach
2009 District 1-1B champs
6-6 record including playoffs
2007-08-Camden County High
School, Kingsland, Ga.
Defensive back coach
(All-state selection)
12-2 record
Division 3-5A
2006-07- Thomasville
High School
Co-offensive coordinator,
wide receivers
coach and passing
game coordinator
5-6 record
Division 1-2A
2006 Spring and summer
Arnold High School,
Panama City Beach
Assistant varsity football
coach of wide receivers and
defensive backs
5-5 record
District 2-3A
2003 Rutherford High
School, Panama City
Head JV football coach
2002 Assistant varsity
football coach of wide
receivers
11-2 record


$30 million

grant will

mean better

broadband

access
Staff
The North Florida Broadband
Authority, a 14-county group
including Suwannee, has been
awarded more than $30 million
to create better access to broad-
band and high-speed connectiv-
ity for the region.
The North Florida Broadband
Authority will use this funding
to bring high-speed broadband
services to underserved areas in
North Florida through the de-
ployment of a 1,200-mile fixed
wireless broadband network.
SEE $30 MILLION, PAGE 13A


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High hopes for Related


new head coach of the Year


Jefferson

man now
By Jeff Waters
jeff.waters@gaflnews.com
Jefferson County High
School head football coach
Willie Spears will take
over as the Bulldogs' new
top man, Superintendent of
Schools Jerry Scarborough
said Tuesday. Spears, 32,
accepted the post Saturday
and begins work Monday.
He will be paid $56,000 a
year, Scarborough said.
"To be a part of a win-


High's top

a Bulldog
ning tradition including
four state champions
(would) indeed (be) an
honor," Spears said in a let-
ter to Scarborough includ-
ed with his r6sum6.
Spears coached the Jef-
ferson County Tigers to a
district title in 2009, his
first season there.
Scarborough said he is
pleased to introduce Spears
to the community.
"We're excited about
coach Spears joining our


Willie Spears


community and school," he
said. "We're going to lay a
foundation that's going to
be great for future ath-
SEE HIGH, PAGE 13A


State champs


. .... .. .. ..

S uwannee's Travis Laxton (right) and Joe
McMillan won state wrestling titles Saturday
in Lakeland. As a team, Suwannee finished
second in Class 1 A to New Port Richey Gulf. See de-
tails in Friday's Democrat.
Photos: Paul Buchanan SuwanneeSports.com


Parents gather for


cyber safety meeting

By Carnell children met Thursday
Hawthorne Jr. evening with a small group
carnell.hawthorne parents and leaders at First
cgaflnews.com United Methodist Church to
address the dangers children
A state leader in the fight face when using the Internet.
against cyber crimes against Clarence Parker, law en-
forcement cap-
'Stranger danger' tain of the child
secondary tO predator cyber-
Internet predators, crimes unit with
locals learn the Attorney
o l n General's office,
J' ',gave insightful
\ I tips and danger signs par-
SI ents should watch for when
Si I 1 allowing their children to
A -Q- use the net.


Clarence Parker, law enforcement captain of the child predator
cybercrimes unit with the Attorney General's office, addresses
Suwannee County parents on Internet safety Thursday at First
United Methodist Church in Live Oak.
- Photo: Carnell Hawthorne Jr.


In a newly designed pre-
sentation, Parker presented
a simple question to those
in attendance: "Would you
let a stranger into your


child's bedroom?"
Parents in the crowd
shook their heads no, of
SEE PARENTS, PAGE 13A


Ta-Trease Sapp
of Suwannee
Hamilton
Technical Center
See feature,
Page 12A

RECYCLING IN SUWANNEE

Recycling bins


being removed,

reports Sikes
Research said to be underway
on possible county program
By Jeff Waters
jeff.waters@gaflnews.com
Suwannee's Public Works Director told the
Democrat Monday that the recycling bins, or
igloos, at county refuse collection sites are in
the process of being removed.
"They're being removed until we can find
another solution," to deal with recycling in the
county, Jerry Sikes said.
Sikes said he has been in contact with other
counties as well as locals, including Bob Sny-
der, a former Department of Environmental
Protection employee who spoke to students at
Suwannee High's Environmental Club recent-
ly. Sikes said he now plans to study the possi-

SEE RECYCLING, PAGE 13A

TIMELINE
l Feb. 5: The Democrat reports that
recyclables, collected by SHS students
and properly deposited in bins at county
refuse collection sites, were disposed of at
the landfill instead. A public outcry follows.
N Feb. 16: Public Works Director Jerry Sikes
tells county commissioners there was no
intent to deceive the public, but admits
the presence of recycling bins at
collection sites was misleading at best.
l Feb. 17: Members of the Suwannee
High Environmental Club, aided by local
resident and former DEP employee Bob
Snyder, make plans to promote efforts at
creating a county recycling program. It is
learned that Hamilton County, with little
more than a third of the population of
Suwannee, successfully recycles.
N Feb. 22: Sikes tells the Democrat the
recycling igloos are being removed from
county sites until a suitable alternative
program can be devised.

INSIDE NORTH FLORIDA FOCUS-
'Good Lessons,.
from Bad
Women'
Actress, playwright Dorothy Leeds brings
an 'instructive' show to LCCC. Page 1


INDEX
Arrest Report
Branford News
FFA
Legals
Obituaries
Sports


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WEATHER
Details / 2B
Highs r Lows
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For more weather, visit
our Web site at www.
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Cattle Barons' Ball coming


Staff
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most high-profile chari-
table events, the Ameri-
can Cancer Society's
Eighth Annual Cattle
Barons' Ball, will be
back at the Spirit of the
Suwannee Music Park
Saturday. The largest
hoedown this side of


to Live Oak
Texas will be filled with
gourmet grub, gaming,
dancing and live enter-
tainment by Roadhouse
Live.
The highlight of the
evening will be the live
SEE CATTLE, PAGE 13A


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Suwannee County Fire/Rescue

calls for service for Feb. 14 to Feb. 20


Total calls for service: 79


Medical calls:
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Cardiac:
Trauma:
Motor vehicle crash:
Miscellaneous
medical call:
Altered mental status:
Respiratory:
CVA:
Nausea/vomiting:
Abdominal pain:
Mutual aid to
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Fire Calls:
Structure fire:
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Motor vehicle crash:
Smoke investigation:
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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...,ni or the
I,,,, ..... are dropped, we
will be happy to make note
of this in the newspaper
when judicial proof is pre-
sented to us by you or the
authorities.
The following abbrevia-
tions are used below:
SCSO-Suwannee County
Sheriff's Office
LOPD-Live Oak Police
Department
FDLE-Florida Depart-
ment of Law Enforcement
FHP-Florida Highway
Patrol
FWC-Florida Wildlife
Commission
DOT-Department of
Transportation
OALE-Office of Agricul-
tural Law Enforcement
P & P-Probation and Pa-
role
USMS-US Marshals Ser-
vice
ATF-Department of Al-
cohol, Tobacco and
Firearms
DOC-Department of
Corrections

February 18, Shawn
M. Shingledecker, 38,
22873 45th St., Lake
City Fl, dwls (fel habitu-
al off), 1st app pd appt
per wrs, SCSO J. Brooks

February 18, Rosalind
Denise Ketchum, 52, 1028


NE Davis St, Live Oak Fl,
vop o/c sale/manu cocaine,
SCSO-T. Lee

February 19, Brian D
Westaby, 20, 2402 Bongey
Dr, Menomine Wi, failure
stop inspection, exp tag,
OALE J Fletcher

February 19, Martin
Lowe Jr, 55, 20300 68 St,
Live Oak Fl, Sent 60 Days,
SCSO C Smith

February 19, John Eric
Jacobs, 26, 94 Drover Dri-
ve, Keller Tx, dwls
w/knowledge, OALE J
Dewey

February 19, Glenna Dee
Yeagle, 43, 361 NW Madi-
son Road, Mayo Fl, vocc
/uttering a forgery, 1st app
pd appt per wrs, SCSO-
M.Clark

February 19, Benny J
Hicks, 30, 10151 SW SR
247, Lake City Fl, grand
theft of camper, 1st app pd
appt per wrs, SCSO-T.
Mullins

February 19, Donna Eliz-
abet Westberry, 37, 19900
68th Street, Live Oak Fl,
disorderly intoxication,
SCSO S. Senea

February 19, Ashley
Elizabeth Webb, 25, 5648
Drake Loop Middleburg Fl,
vop posss -20/poss para),
1st app pd appt per wrs,
SCSO T. Donaldson


February 19, Helen Tra-
cy Cribbs, 38, P.O. Box
323, High Springs Fl, poss
cntl subs w/o prescr, lst app
pd appt per wrs, SCSO C.
McIntyre

February 19, Newton
Mark Gordie, 30, 521 S.E.
Trading Post Loo, Lee Fl,
vop posss -20 grams cann),
1st app pd appt per wrs,
SCSO A. Cundiff

February 20, Samuel
Gibbons, 55, 8355 SE
123rd Ave, Jasper Fl, dui
2nd offense, tag attach not
assign, 1st app n/pd appt
per wrs, FHP B Stuart

February 21, Birl Ed-
dings, 52, 6683 CR 349,
Live Oak Fl, battery dom.
viol, SCSO-B. Barrs

February 22, Tyrone Ivy
Jr, 33, 197 Johnson Ave,
Live Oak Fl, poss con-
trolled sub w/intto sell/de-
liver w/i 1000 ft of place of
worship, poss controlled
sub w/int, to sell/deliver w/i
1000 ft of place of worship
LOPD-J. Bates

February 22, Penelope
Clark Fortescue, 24, 11748
102nd Trace, Live Oak Fl,
child abuse-intention act,
SCSO-W. Musgrove

February 22, Linda
Wainwright, 44, 3488 145th
Road, Live Oak Fl, battery
domestic violence, SCSO B
Barrs


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Changing



course

Sam Bunce sparkles

as Teacher of the Year

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

Peering from behind a star-shaped stick mask,
Suwannee's Teacher of the Year Nannette "Sam" Bunce
carried a smile, literally, despite the unfriendly weather
outside her classroom Monday at Branford High School.
After 38 years of teaching, it takes a lot more than rain to
kill her spirit.
As students in her 9th grade English I class made their
final markings before handing in classroom assignments,
Bunce made her way around the room giving several
students praise, while those not working received "the
look."
"She's pretty good," said student Kaitlin Clark. "She's
very funny, but can be tough."
Bunce began teaching in Suwannee County in 1998, but
had accumulated a long list of teaching accolades prior to
walking in the door.
She began her career in 1972 in a self-contained 2nd
grade classroom in Pinellas County. Within two decades
she taught 3rd though 6th grade language arts, with a bit of
math and science thrown in the mix. Followed by 7th and
8th grade language arts under "specialized teaching
methods," where Bunce said, "I eventually became a
teacher trainer, and worked with the DROP program in
Clearwater dealing with at-risk students."
All the while, the need for change was brewing.
"My husband, Daryl, who is handicapped, and I needed a
different lifestyle," Bunce said. "We had property up her in
Gilchrist County."
So, change brought her to Suwannee, Bunce said.
She recalled speaking with then Superintendent Wyman
Harvard, who spoke with the right people at Suwannee
High School, and "within a couple of days he called me on
the phone and told me he was placing me on staff," Bunce
said. It was just weeks before the start of the school year,
she said.
"The rural life just made it easier to live here," said
Bunce, who resides in Bell. "In my personal life, I'm
private," she admitted.
At the end of each school day, she drives just 15 miles
and 15 minutes home "to a pastoral life out in the country,"
where she spends time with Casper, her grey Arabian



POLICE BEAT


Theft of camper


lands man in jail

By Jeff Waters
jeff.waters@gafInews.com

A Suwannee County man was arrested
Friday for allegedly taking a camper
trailer off another person's property
without the owner's permission. Benny Joseph
According to a Suwannee County Hicks
Sheriff's report,
Benny Joseph Hicks, 29, of 10151 SW SR 247, Lake
City, was charged with grand theft of a camper/trailer, jail
records show. Hicks' has a Lake City address but resides
in Suwannee County.
Hicks drove to a residence at 3491 280th Street in Live
Oak on Feb. 15 around 9 p.m. and stole a 1989 Coachman
18 foot camper trailer, according to a report by SCSO
Deputy Tom Mullins.
"The defendant drove to the residence and after
noticing that no one was home, backed) his vehicle up
(to) the camper, connected it, and took the camper
without the owner's knowledge or permission," Mullins
reported. "The defendant was interviewed and admitted ...
to stealing the camper."
The camper was valued at $1,500.
Mullins was arrested and transported to the Suwannee
County Jail on the stated charges.


Sam Bunce smiles upon one of her students Monday afternoon at Branford High School. Bunce says, it's her students
make her job and the honor of being named District Teacher of the Year worthwhile. Photo: Carnell Hawthorne Jr.


longtail, a horse she said, "that every princess would want
to ride" and her many rabbits, cats and dogs.
But, for her, the classroom is where she belongs.
"I'm going to teach until my certificate is out in 2013,
which will make it 41 years," she said.
She cringed at the thought of retiring sooner.
"I enjoy working with children," she said. "As long as I
feel I'm making a difference, this is where I want to be. It
keeps me young and sharp."
She reiterated that change is a major part of why she
loves teaching so much.
"As long as you're around, you have to stay on top of
things," she quipped. "Here we are in education in 2010
and my biggest concern is whether my students' vocational
areas will be there when they're ready to go into those
fields," she said. "Tcliiii 'ln h -., doesn't scare me, but it's
progressing in such a way that you barely get your feet
wet, before it's time to move on to the next big change."
The one thing she's got a good grasp on is change,
however.
"It's not frightening, it's dazzling," she said. "I ask
myself often, "Are we preparing them to be ready?"
The move to teach 8th grade language arts and 9th grade
English at Branford High School came in 2007.
"It placed me even closer to home," Bunce said. "It
allowed a change within my workday, so that I could



Report from Haiti


The Rev. Ray Kelly of
Live Oak Christian Church
traveled to Haiti to assist in
earthquake relief Here's a
brief dispatch from Kelly
received upon his arrival.
Hi. We are at the Living
Water Mission using their
email.
Things are going well
with the trip. Yesterday we
took about 100 bags of
personal items to two
different hospitals, we were
told that about half the
people were from the
earthquake in Port au
Prince.

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and More
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Across from Pizza Hut
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The trip from Cap
Haitian was about 65 miles
and took about 3 to 4
hours.
Bad roads and over 3 or
4 mountains.
Last night at the hotel we
met two doctors who were
here to help with
earthquake victims. They
were having a hard time


continue teaching. It gave me a boost."
Principal Ted Roush said he is glad to have Bunce on
staff.
"She teaches with the humor and enthusiasm of a first-
year teacher," he said. "She has the rigor and the relevance
that students appreciate and flock toward. She just does a
phenomenal job."
Bunce said it's her students that matter the most.
Reaching her male students is especially important.
"I've found that boys that come from a broken home,
need a positive female role model someone to teach
them etiquette, professionalism and proper grooming and
who's not afraid to tell them to pull those pants up when
they start sagging," she smiled.
After all, Bunce is herself the mother of a 40-year-old
son named Richard, and grandmother to granddaughters
Jadyn, 6, and Gabbie, 10, who she says, "are both just like
popcorn."
The honor of being chosen Teacher of the Year is a first
in Bunce's career, she said, and it places her in the running
statewide at an upcoming Orlando convention.
She said she takes after her 92-year-old mother, Evelyn
Shates, who still works as a seamstress in Pinellas County,
and fosters the sentiments of Forrest Gump by saying,
"Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what
you're going to get."


finding supplies and the
help they needed. The
only doctor in the hospital
was killed in the
earthquake. Now the
people are just waiting for
a doctor to come and help
them. We also met the
leaders of two teams of US
Army teams. Both are
doing assessments of the
needs in the area one
the medical needs the other
the socio-economic needs.
The goal is to bring


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different groups together
with the Haitian
government and other
private (faith-based)
groups so that the needs of
the people can be met.
The US Army said they
estimate that about 40,000
to 70,000 people have
come from Port au Prince
to Gonaives.
There are no camps for
these people. They have
moved in with family and
friends.


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HCE? I didn't know that!

'Ag Extension group' has come a long way


By Bill Smedley
HCE Publicity Chair
Many times I am asked,
"What is this HCE you are
talking about?" My usual
response is to just mention
the old Ag Extension
group, and usually they get
the connection, but it's re-
ally more that that now.
The Ag extension of the
50s and 60s has been mod-
ernized and reworked to
the present HCE.
The Suwannee County
Association for Home and
Community Education,
also known as HCE, is all
about getting together to
learn about strengthening
families and community
and having a good time
through education, leader-
ship and action. We meet
under the umbrella of the
Suwannee County Cooper-
ative Extension and the
University of Florida/IFAS.
Our group has two
"clubs" that meet monthly.
The Happy Homemakers
club meets at the Extension
offices each second
Wednesday of the month
9:30 a.m., and the Pleasant
Hill club meets each sec-
ond Monday at 10 a.m. at
the McAlpin Community
Center on south US 129.
Both clubs have continuing
service, learn and share
new crafts and study pro-
jects. They also meet to-
gether each year for a
"tour," where they visit
nearby places of interest
and share in a meal. We ac-
tively encourage visitation
and new members are al-
ways welcome. Even
though HCE has had a
"women only" connota-
tion, that is no longer true.
We do have men in the
group working actively in
the organization. Call the
Agricultural Extension Of-
fice at 362-2771 for more
information.
The clubs combine once


a month on the first
Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. to
form the county "Council."
It is this organization that
conducts the specific theme
studies geared towards ac-
tion in the community. We
work closely with the 4H
organization in helping to
further their goals; we at-
tempt to educate the com-
munity in areas that we ei-
ther have or have learned
subjects of expertise; we
work in the community on
a volunteer basis, either
personally or as a group;
we strive and encourage
personal growth through
participation in local, re-
gional, and state group ac-
tivities.
Perhaps a rundown on
our activities during the
past year might help to get
you to understand how we
go about doing things.
We had a busy year start-
ing with hosting our Dis-
trict II annual meeting on
Jan. 3. We had 98 members
from Jefferson, Levy, Du-
val, Clay and Suwannee
counties in attendance and
met at the Live Oak First
United Methodist Church
fellowship hall. The Pleas-
ant Hill 4H Club catered
and served the meal.
We honored our County
Commissioners last Febru-
ary at the annual Commis-
sioner's Luncheon, serving
grilled hamburgers and sal-
ads and desserts.
We host an annual cook-
ing school held each year
in April. Members demon-
strated recipes showing
how to save money by us-
ing less expensive grocery
items, or double usage of
the dish. We had 59 people
in attendance. Each at-
tendee left with a door
prize and a recipe booklet.
We held two yard sale
fundraisers and members
made a quilt that was raf-
fled in December with An-


nette Schulster, of A&A
Grooming of Live Oak,
winning it.
Our organization works
carefully with the local 4H
groups and each year pre-
sent the Merry Taylor 4-H
Scholarship to a deserving
4H senior. Last year, TJ
Burke was the recipient of
the $300 scholarship.
Our members participat-
ed with the Live Oak Gar-
den Club in its annual Fall
Festival where we had each
local club present crafts
and games for children to
enjoy.
Our members participat-
ed in holding a bread mak-
ing camp for Wednesday
after school 4-H students.
They were taught proper
measuring, combining
items, and made a loaf of
non-yeast bread, which
they took home. Several of
these students then made
the bread again at home
and presented them for
their judging at the County
judging for 4H.
Our community service
projects for the year includ-
ed the following activities:
colorful pillowcases were
made for children cancer
patients at Shands Hospi-
tal; members judged at the
Clay County fair; made lap
robes; wheel chair bags for
VA hospital patients;
Christmas gifts for chil-
dren; baskets of food and
clothing for needy families;
made bibs and receiving
baskets made for new ba-
bies; bags of clothing were
given to a nursing home;
items delivered to pregnan-
cy crisis center; and food
given to for homeless stu-
dents of Suwannee County
Schools; we furnished
school supplies to local
schools for use by children
in need; saved pop tabs and
aluminum cans in support
of the Ronald McDonald
House in Gainesville; col-


elected box tops for educa-
tion; and collected and con-
tributed to the Pennies for
Friendship program.
Two members and our
County Agent attended the
annual FAHCE Conference
held in Altamonte Springs
last October.
The County Commis-
sioners presented a procla-
mation to the Suwannee
County Association for
Home and Community Ed-
ucation for 75 years of ser-
vice in the County.
The main study for the
year was "Going Green."
Our programs were directed
in that area, with a visit to
Magnolia Farms a local
CSA farm; we learned
about growing plants and
the making and use of com-
post; and toured a newly es-
tablished vineyard of one of
our members. These studies
are in preparation of acting
on what we learn to make a
better community.
We had 36 members, los-
ing one due to death during
the last year. One member
serves as President of Dis-
trict II; another member
serves as District II volun-
teer hours chairman and
also as District Treasurer.
Two members received
certificates for hours of
Home and Community
Leadership training; 11
members received certifi-
cates for 500 or more CVU
or volunteer hours for a to-
tal of 11,000 hours and
116,000 people contacted.
During the year we got
together at least 6 times for
luncheons, either for spe-
cial occasion, such as enter-
taining our Commissioners,
or just for fun after a coun-
cil or club meeting.
So as you can see, we eat
together a lot, we play to-
gether a lot, we work hard
together, and together we
try to build a better commu-
nity for ourselves and oth-
ers.

St. Francis
Xavier Catholic
Church

fish fry
St. Francis Xavier
Catholic Church, located at
928 E. Howard Street, US
90 East, will hold a fish fry
on Friday nights, Feb. 26,
March 5, and 19, beginning
each Friday night at 5 p.m.
Included in the fish din-
ners are hush puppies, cole
slaw, baked beans and mac-
aroni and cheese. The price
is $6 adults, $3 for children
6-12 and under 6 are free.
Fish fry sponsored by
Knights of Columbus
#9720.


Marriage licenses issued
Marriage licenses issued in
Suwannee County the week of Feb. 15-19:

Roger Lee Jarrell, Jr. to Kayla Nicole Young

William Curtis Wolbert to Peggy Jo Rankin

Derek Ned Jenkins to Alison Faith Feustel


Kelly


speak


Kelly Stigliano

Noted Cl
women's speaker
Stigliano will speak
gles A Communit


Stigliano to


at Tangles

reach for Women, Saturday
at 6 p.m. The event is free
and open to all women.
Tangles is located at
12986 U.S. Highway 90
H West in Live Oak, 1/4 mile
past Wayne Frier Mobile
Homes on the left.
Kelly will speak on
,^ "God's Incomparable, Un-
equivocal, Unconditional
Love." Complimentary
coffee, desserts and appe-
tizers will be served. There
is no charge, however a
love offering will be taken
hristian for Kelly.
Kelly For additional informa-
at Tan- tion, please call 386-590-
y Out- 1543.


The Lady of the Lake

Quilting Guild meeting
The Lady of the Lake ing. The Guild makes ai
Quilting Guild will hold its distributes over 200 quilts
monthly meeting today at year to various chariti
9:30 a.m. at the Teen Town and non-profit organize
533 NW Desoto St, Lake tions in the Suwannee Va
City (2 blocks north of Du- ley Region and for o
val (US 90) on Lake Jeffery Armed Forces.
Rd.). For more details conta
The program this month President Ramona Dewee
will feature guild member 386-496-3876.
Lee Starr who will share
with us information about The Hebrew
the upcoming March Quilt
Walk. roots of
Time is set aide for mem-
bers to display their latest Christianity
quilt creation. A seminar will be hel
This Guild is an organi- on "Hebrew Roots (
zation for anyone interested Christianity and The Feas
in quilts and the art of quilt- of The Lord," On Thur:


Annual St.

Patrick's Day
Dinner
The annual St. Patrick's
Day Dinner of Corned Beef
& Cabbage, will be held
Sat. Mar. 13, at San Juan
Catholic Church in Bran-
ford.


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day, March 4, at Fairfield
Inn, 538 SW Corporate
Drive (off FL Gateway
Blvd by 1-75), Lake City,
from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
The organizers say they
hope this teaching seminar
will play a beneficial role
in your endeavor to better
understand the Hebraic
roots of your faith as well
as other subjects of interest
to the believer.


Charles T. Hall



Funeral Home


Barry L. Hicks,


General Manager


Louise H. Hall,


LFD/CEO

S620 SW Houston/Carter Ave.

..Live Oak, FL

\362-2672

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Greater New Bethel AME Church
Family and Friends Day
Great New Bethel AME Church Annual Family and
Friends Day Celebration will be held on Saturday,
February 27, 2010 at 6 p.m.
The speaker for the occasion will be Bro. James
Cooper. Dinner will follow.
Everyone is cordially invited to come and worship
with us. Rev. Charles Burke, Pastor, 386-362-4194.
Contact person: Eva Polite, 386-362-6707.


Fred & Susan Pohland are
celebrating their Wedding
adAnniversary & also being
sweethearts this 2010
Valentine's Day. Susan Taylor
of Lake City, FL & Fred
Pohland of Latrobe, PA were
united in Arlington Christian
Church, Jacksonville, FL. Their
children are Lamar and the late,

Paula. They have one grandchild.
Susan is retired from Duval County Public Schools and
is a Notary. Fred is retired from Earl Industries and is a
Veteran.
Susan & Fred look forward to many more happy years
sharing their love in friendship & fun with their family
and friends, also enjoying their homes in Old Arlington-
University Park, Duval County and Taylorville,
Columbia/Suwannee County, FL. Congratulations, Love
from your Son & Family.
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Obituaries


Charles Henry
(Chuck) Kowitz
March 31, 1965-
February 13, 2010


C harles Henry
S(Chuck) Kowitz,
Lt. Col, USAF
(ret.) 44, of Chipley, Flori-
da, died unexpectedly Sat-
urday, February 13, 2010
from injuries sustained in
an auto accident. He was
born in Chipley, Florida on
March 31, 1965 to Ellner
Jane Grady Kowitz and the
late Edgar Joseph Kowitz.
At age 14 he flew his first
solo flight and received his
pilot license. In the 10th to
12th grade, he served as an
auxiliary member of the
Civil Air Patrol as a radio
and rescue pilot at the Na-
tional Guard Armory. He
graduated Chipley High
School in 1983 with high
honors, then attended Mari-
on Military Institute and
the Air Force Academy,
graduating in 1988 as Sec-
ond Lieutenant with a mas-
ters degree in Engineering.
He served two tours in
Desert Storm as a forward
advisor, directing air
strikes. After an esteemed
military career, he retired in
2008 as a Lieutenant
Colonel. He was of the
Catholic faith and was pre-
ceded in death by his
Grandparents; Henry and
Adeline Kowitz of Chipley
and Charles William and
Wray E. Withrow Grady of
Live Oak, Fla. and his Fa-
ther; Edgar Joseph Kowitz.
Survivors include his
Mother; Ellner Jane Grady
Kowitz, of Chipley, one
Brother; Dale Joseph


Kowitz of Kuwait, his cat;
Lacey, his four Aunts,
many nieces, nephews and
cousins. Charles loved fly-
ing airplanes and model
planes. Funeral services
will be held Monday, Feb-
ruary 22, 2010 at 11:00
A.M. at the Saint Joseph
The Worker Catholic
Church in Chipley, inter-
ment will follow in Glen-
wood Cemetery in Chipley.
The family received
friends Sunday evening,
February 21, from 4 to 6
P.M. at the St. Joseph The
Worker Catholic Church.
The family suggests con-
tributions to the Science
Department of Roulhac
and Chipley High School
or ROTC of Chipley High
School. Brown Funeral
Home is in charge of the
arrangements. Friends and
family may sign the online
register at
www.brownfh.net.

Theadora "Teddy"
Steinhardt
March 7, 1946-
February 18, 2010

headora "Teddy"
( Steinhardt, 63,
Live Oak, FI
passed away Thursday,
February 18, 2010 after a
short illness. The Miami, FI
native moved to Live Oak 5
years ago form Davie Fl.
She worked as a Florist for
the Publix Corporation Su-
permarket in Davie, FI and
Live Oak, FI for thirty-five
years. She was of Greek
Orthodox faith.
She is survived by her
husband: Charles Richard
Steinhardt, Live Oak, Fl;
one daughter: Christine
Hodge, Ocala, Fl; one son:
Richard Steinhardt, Hy-
poleuxo, Fl; one sister:
Anette Poulos, Miami, Fl;
seven grandchildren and
three great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was
held at 2:00 pm Tuesday,
February 23, 2010 at
Daniels Memorial Chapel
with Father Richard Perko
officiating.
Daniels Funeral Homes
& Crematory, Inc. Live
Oak is in Charge of All
Arrangements.


Dennis 'Howard' Thomas
July 22, 1953-
February 22, 2010

Tennis 'Howard'
Thomas, 56, of
O O'Brien, FL
passed away of a long ill-
ness on Monday, February
22, 2010. The lifelong res-
ident of Suwannee County
farmed for many years and
also retired as a Sergeant
with Mayo Correctional In-
stitute. Howard was a
member of Philadelphia
Baptist Church, Live Oak,
FL.
He is survived by his son:
Blake Thomas, O'Brien,
FL; one sister: Laura
Vaszari, Buford, GA; one
brother: Donald Thomas,
O'Brien, FL.
Services for Mr. Thomas
will be 11:00 am, Thursday,
February 25, 2010 at
Philadelphia Baptist
Church, Live Oak, FL with
Rev. Leroy Dobbs officiat-
ing.
Daniels Funeral Homes
& Crematory, Inc. in charge
of all arrangements.


Death notices

Ruby Stokes
October 11, 1926-
February 20, 2010

X uby Stokes, 83,
Live Oak, FL
passed away Sat-
urday, February 20, 2010.
Daniels Funeral Homes
& Crematory, Inc., Live
Oak, FL.

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Viewpoints/Opinions


Sumanner


Democrat







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 editions of the
Democrat, is formed by that board.


THE SUWANNEE SCRIBBLER


Belated


Valentine's


musings

By Jim Holmes
Well, another Valentine's Day has come and
gone. By now, that special card you received has
been placed in your keepsake box; the chocolates
have all been devoured and the now-wilted flowers
have been tossed in the trash.
Of course, there are much more lasting gifts,
such as jewelry or perhaps a memorable night on
the town, complete with dinner, dancing and ro-
mantic caresses.
For 40 years, my wife and I celebrated Valen-
tine's Day one way or another with similar
gifts and acts ... all designed to show our continued
love for each other. This year, however, has been
different, for she has given me a gift so special, that
I don't think I will ever be able to repay it. In fact,
I hope I never have to try.
You see, for the past several weeks, Lynda has
been forced to become my absolute caregiver.
Those of you who are kind enough to read this
weekly newspaper scribbling may remember an
earlier column in which I told you I had taken a bad
fall and in the process broken my right leg just
above the ankle. Repair involved a 90-minute
surgery, complete with screws and a metal plate to
pull everything back together, followed by two
months of having my leg and foot encased in a spe-
cial boot.
Mind you, this is just a broken leg, with a recu-
perative process that hasn't been all that painful.
But being confined to a chair for hours on end or
hobbling along on crutches is something I loathe. It
has been a real adjustment for me and a first hand
education in what the permanently disabled are
forced to cope with every day of their lives. No
wonder they take offense, when they are called
"cripples," as if their affliction somehow makes
them weak. Experience their lives for a week or a
month and I suspect you will view their non-ending
struggles as nearly heroic.
Fortunately for me, I have not been alone on my
odyssey of recovery. My wife has been at my side
every moment; driving me to doctor's appoint-
ments in Gainesville, assisting me in getting in and
out of the car, helping me dress and bathe, insisting
that my diet is healthy and that I don't sit and veg-
etate in front of the television all day long. Even
taking over a lengthy list of household chores,
which until my injury were my daily tasks. And
perhaps most importantly helping me find ways to
laugh at my current predicament.
Her Valentine's gift to me was and is being
my rock.
How can I ever really repay such a woman? Per-
haps a wealthy man could do it with diamonds or a
trip around the world. I, however, must find anoth-
er way. My pledge to provide her like care, should
the need ever arise, seems completely inadequate.
Yet, at least for the moment, it is all that I have to
give.
Hollywood often portrays lust as love. Life
teaches most of us a much different lesson, one in
which the word "love" is often interchangeable
with words like trust, respect, commitment and
dedication.
Those are the gifts my wife has showered on me
over the past few weeks, making this bygone
Valentine's Day the best of my life and leaving me
forever in her debt.
Jim Holmes lives in Live Oak.



BIBLE VERSE
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astray? But those who plan what
is good find love and faithful-


ness." Proverbs 14:22


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U.S. SENATOR BILL NELSON
Washington, D.C.:
United States Senate
716 Senate Hart Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-5274
Fax: 202-228-2183
Tallahassee:
US Court House Annex
111 North Adams Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32301
Phone: 850-942-8415
Fax: 850-942-8450
To email Nelson, go to
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Jacksonville, FL 32207
Tel: 904-398-8586
Fax: 904-398-8591
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STATE SEN. CHARLIE DEAN
Tallahassee office:
311 Senate Office Building
404 South Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
850-487-5017
District office:
415 Tompkins St.
Inverness, FL 34450
352-860-5175
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Tallahassee office:
1003 The Capitol
402 South Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: 850-488-9835
District office:
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Rising
By Joyce Marie Taylor
Correspondent
Back on Jan. 23, the
north boat ramp at Ivey
Memorial Park in Bran-
ford was still visible and
still being utilized by boat-
ing and fishing enthusi-
asts. Two weeks later on
Feb. 7, after countless
days of rain across the
southern region of the
country, the Okefenokee
Swamp filled up and the
overflow of water began
its trek down the intricate
maze of rivers in northern
Florida. The Suwannee
River was soon bulging
with massive amounts of
water, as it rushed south-
ward toward Branford,
picking up tree limbs and
brush along the way.
Suddenly, the cement
boat ramp at the north end
of Ivey Memorial Park
was submerged. Branford
Springs was littered with
debris and the wooden
steps leading down to the
base of the natural spring
were partially under water,
as well.
Still, it's nothing com-
pared to last April, when
floodwaters rose to a level
that hadn't been seen since
1948. The river had risen
so high that it cascaded
over the banks and the
seawalls, and it filled up
the lower levels of land
within the park. After a
while, it was so bad that
only the top roof canopies
of the picnic tables were
all that were visible.
Considering the park's
location so close to the
riverbank, it makes perfect
sense that the picnic tables
are made of concrete and
bolted down onto cement
pads, rather than being
made of wood. Otherwise
they might float away, or
at the very least, become
SEE RISING, PAGE 8A


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




river keeps south county on alert


Ivey Park in a recent photo. As you can see, flooding is minor in relation to the deluge of last April.


New Master Mason in town


Pictured (left to right) is Dennis Starling, Worshipful Master, John C. Carpenter, new Master Mason and Brother
William Stinson, Senior Deacon, all of Branford Masonic Lodge No. 130. Brother Starling led the Master Mason De-
gree Team, while Brother Stinson conducted the candidate. Brother Carpenter is Branford's newest Master Mason.
He is a resident of O'Brien and owns Pennyworth Plumbing.
- Photo: Charlie Daniels


It was feared that flooding last April would reach record levels.
However, the worst didn't materialize, and the river in Branford
crested at 32.7 feet, well below the 1948 mark of 38.88 feet.
- Photos: Joyce Marie Taylor, Correspondent



O'BRIEN AND OUR
NEIGHBORS

'Bits & Pieces' from

south Suwannee Co.

By Ana Smith
Last Sunday was such a gorgeous day it lifted my
hopes for an early spring and some more warm days.
Yes, I know we'll have a few more cold snaps in the
next month, but Sunday really made me appreciate the
fact that we have so many beautiful days to enjoy
coming up very soon.
Our annual "Sweetheart Banquet" celebrating Valen-
tine's Day was a lot of fun, and the overflow of food,
as always, made for a great evening of fellowship. I
had a few photos to share with this article, for which I
want to thank our Pastor's wife, Vaster Fryar, for shar-
ing hers with me, but for some reason I'm not able to
get my computer to send them in, so I'll have to work
on that problem for next week. This event was also
sort of a "send off" to Emily and Paul Bell, nephew of
Pastor and Mrs. Fryar, as they prepared for a 4-year
missionary trip to Bosnia. They will leave sometime
this coming week.
I want to commend our youth at OBC for their con-
tinuing growth in our music ministry, and for the plea-
sure they give to all of us when they stand up and sing
for us. Now they are becoming involved in a drama
group headed by Roberta Richmond, and performed
two Christian skits for us in the church sanctuary after
our Sweetheart Banquet. I don't have all their names,
but will have some photos to share next week. To
each one, I say a hearty "Well done!"
The first "Friday Night Game Night" at O'Brien
Baptist Church was held last Friday, and was a big
success for the varied age groups. And remarkably,
there were no electronic games at all. This will be a
monthly event at OBC, held the 3rd Friday of the
month at the church fellowship hall beginning at 7 un-
til 9 p.m. If you live in the area and want a place for
your children to spend a fun, Christian evening, mark
your calendar. All children are welcome.
February marked the second month for the O'Brien
Baptist Church food pantry. Nine families were
served, and hopes are to serve more. The food pantry
is open every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m. at OBC. You can call Ron Bullinger at 935-
4439, or the church office at 935-1503, for more infor-
mation.
If you have a young girl in your family who would
like to join a Girl Scout Troop here in O'Brien, re-
member a local group meets the 2nd and 4th Saturdays
of the month at 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall of OBC.
I want to thank Jackie Andrews for her visit last
Sunday. We haven't seen each other in a while, but


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so waterlogged that rot-
ting would become an is-
sue.
Consequently, during
the time of this flood, the -
town of Branford had no .
choice but to close the P
park to the public until the
waters receded. After a
massive clean-up effort,
the park was reopened in
May.
All in all, the overflow-
ing Suwannee in the
Branford area has been
kind so far this winter
season, with only a few
dirt roads being washed
out in low-lying areas of
the city. For residents liv-
ing along the banks of the
river, it was only a minor
scare. Let's hope Mother
Nature continues watch-
ing out for the residents in
Branford and southern
Suwannee County and
that she keeps the river
waters safely contained in
the riverbed.
On Tuesday, the river
stood at 20.15 feet in
Three Rivers Estates,
slightly above flood stage
(19 feet) and appeared to
be falling. The river has
been falling in Branford
in recent days and as of Steps submerged by the
Tuesday stood at 24.5 rising river.
feet, well below flood Photos: Joyce Marie Taylor,
stage (29 feet). Correspondent

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Volume 1, Issue 1


21st CCLC Afterschool Newsletter


Parent Night
March 4h- 6 p.m.
Food, Fun, Prizes
Please plan to attend
Important information will be
shared.

Progress Reports will go out the 23rd. Be
looking for these to see how your child
is doing.


Dates to think about -
April 10th UF for the Orange and Blue
game
Students will have had to attended at
least five (5) Saturdays to be eligible to
go to UF Game.


New Parent Fitness Program
Mrs. Mary Ward from the Dept. of
Health visited us on the 26th of this
month. She spoke about nutrition and
the importance of daily exercise. Your
child was given a pedometer. Mrs. Law
plans to have you and your child walk to
Tallahassee [okay, maybe not literally
but the distance equal] and plot their
course on the way. Ask about walking
with your child. You never know what
conversation might come up.
Dates for februaom
Saturday. February It will be a field
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FCAT Reading and Math March 9-12
Science March 16th (8th and 10th)

February is the month of the Big Read.
BHS is partnering with the public
library
for this event. The book is The Call of
the
Wild by lack London. We will have
copies


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'Bits & Pieces' from south Suwannee Co.


Continued From Page 7A

she looks great, and I en-
joy talking with her
whenever we do get to-
gether. Hopefully we'll
keep in touch more often.
From "Life's Little In-
struction Book":
"When you feel terrif-
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"Never apologize for


being early for an ap-
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"Volunteer. Sometimes
the jobs no one wants
conceal big opportuni-
ties." (And lessons!)
"Don't judge people by
their relatives."
"Remember that every-
one you meet is afraid of
something, loves some-
thing, and has lost some-


thing."
"Remember that just
the moment you say 'I
give up!,' someone else
seeing the same situation
is saying 'My, what a
great opportunity!'"
Have a wonderful
week, no matter what the
weather may be.
God bless!


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Big


Read


Here are some photos from the Big Read kick-off
event at the Suwannee River Regional Library recently.
This year's festivities centered on Jack London's Call of
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demonstrations have focused on the classic novel.


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14-year-olds participate in annual

Civil War re-enactment


Submitted
Two Suwannee Middle
School eighth-graders,
Zach Pennington and
Tyler daSilva, both 14,
spent their weekend
learning how the
Confederate and Union
soldiers of the Civil War
lived and fought during
this period of American
history. The two boys are
Civil War buffs and also
members of a reenactment
group that attend several
reenactments each year
across the state of Florida.
Zach and Tyler are
members of Company
"C," 2nd battalion,
Hardy's Brigade,
Confederate States of
America Reenactment
Group. Their headquarters
are located in Wellborn
and their Company
Commander is Captain
Cody Gray.
Pennington and daSilva
spent the weekend of Feb.
12-14 at the Battle of
Olustee reenactment in
Columbia County. During
this time they lived the
same way as the soldiers
and fought this battle on
February 20, 1864.
When they reported for
duty at the battleground
they lived just as the
soldiers did in 1864. They
lived in tents, cooked their
meals over a campfire,
wore period uniforms and
carried weapons of the
type used in that battle.
They also endured the
cold and rain just as the
soldiers of the 1864


campaign.
All equipment and
uniforms that the re-
enactor wears and uses is
furnished by the
individual re-enactor.
Both of these young men
work and earn the money
for their uniforms and
equipment by doing odd
jobs during their
afternoons and weekends.
The weather was
freezing and wet. Both
Pennington and daSilva
say they have learned a lot
about the Civil War and
have experienced, if
briefly, the hardships that
the soldiers of that time
period suffered. They also
said they have a new
respect for what the


soldiers of both the
Confederacy and the
Union went through.
The next reenactment
for the two will be in
Crystal River in March.
Zach Pennington is also a
member of the Sons of
Confederate Veterans. In
order to be a member of
this organization you are
required to prove a direct
relationship to someone
who served in the
Confederate Army. Zach
is the great (4) grandson
of Pvt. Thomas Langford,
Company "H," 17th
Regiment, Georgia
Volunteer Infantry, Harris
County, Georgia, "Harris
Bartows," Army of
Northern Virginia, C.S.A.


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School-Related



Employee of the Year


Ta-Trease Onika Sapp is this year's pick for Suwannee


By Susan K. Lamb
Ta-Trease Onika Sapp
has been selected as the
2010 School Related
Employee of the Year for
the Suwannee County
School District.
Ta-Trease is employed
at Suwannee-Hamilton
Technical Center, where
she has worked for the
past four years as a
paraprofessional. Having
had several opportunities
to move up and take other
jobs, Ta-Trease has turned
down those opportunities
because she loves
providing classroom
management, giving
TABE tests, helping
maintain test security,
assisting students with
daily assignments,
encouraging and
counseling high school
and adults students on
future education
endeavors, and always
showing an upbeat and
positive attitude with all
students during her work
day. Ta-Trease truly
enjoys working with
students and helping them
to help themselves by
achieving their education


goals. She maintains
contact with her students
and feels personally
rewarded by their
successes. It was because
of these attributes that she
was chosen to represent
S uwannee-Hamilton
Technical Center as
School-Related Employee
of the Year.
Not only does she help
students during the
workday, Ta-Trease
volunteers to help with
many projects at
S uwannee-Hamilton
Technical Center. She's
been a part of the "Healthy
Hearts" drive where
faculty and students alike
were encouraged to wear
red to show support. She's
also taken part in the
breast cancer awareness
program by wearing pink
on a specific day. She
came up with the idea of
the faculty and students
forming the breast cancer
ribbon symbol. Ta-Trease
worked with faculty and
students to make sure the
event was a huge success.
She's also active with
Suwannee High School
alumni projects and St.


Leo University in Lake
City.
"She is always willing
to go the extra mile for a
student or school project,"
her principal, Diane
Westcott, said.
Always wearing a smile
and giving encouraging
words, this young woman
has not only held down a
full-time job during her
entire employment of four
years with the school
district, she's continued
her dream of obtaining her


college degree. In 2009
Ta-Trease attained that
goal when she completed
her BA in human services
through St. Leo
University. And, she did it
while making the Dean's
List during her last
semester.
When preparing her
paperwork for the
selection committee
recently, Ta-Trease went
the second mile. She
produced her own four-
page newsletter, in color


This young woman has
not only held down a
full-time job during her
entire employment of
four years with the
school district, she's
continued her dream of
obtaining her college
degree. In 2009 Ta-
Trease attained that goal
when she completed her
BA in human services
through St. Leo
University. And, she did
it while making the
Dean's List during her
last semester.


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From left: Adult education instructor Vicki Clayton; School-Related Employee of the Year
Ta-Trease Sapp; SHTC Principal Diane Westcott. Photo: Carnell Hawthorne Jr.


and with many
photographs and artwork,
telling about her activities
at SHTC. In this beautiful
work of art, she explained
that she puts God first, is a
team player and positive
role model, active in her
church and community,
family oriented and
grateful to be nominated
for the district award.
This was the most
unique presentation the
committee had seen in
more than five years by a
school district employee,
committee members said.
Ta-Trease Sapp was
chosen by the selection
committee as 2010
Suwannee County School-


Related Employee of the
Year partially upon the
recommendations of not
only her principal, Diane
Westcott, but also the
recommendation of two
teachers and a letter by
Charles Albritton, a
former student who
obtained his GED late in
his life due to her
encouragement.
SHTC teacher
Cassandra Yulee was Ta-
Trease's second-grade
teacher and has watched
proudly since that time as
this former student has
become a fellow faculty
member mentor to other
students.
SHTC teacher Virginia


C. Johnston said Ta-Trease
is committed to her
profession, helpful in
every way, has gained
state certification to
administer and interpret
TABE test results and
works hard to make sure
the appropriate materials
are available to her
students. "She saves me
countless hours of work
by her attention to
attendance requirements,"
Johnson said. She added
that "not only does Ta-
Trease take pride in her
appearance and manner,
she is always pleasant and
willing to do whatever
needs to be done to
accomplish our goals."


Hike along the Suwannee

River March 13


The North Florida Trail Blazers are
once again hosting the IDID A HIKE on
Saturday, March 13 along the beautiful
Suwannee River to benefit the Florida
Trail Association and our chapter. The
trail hugs the river much of the way
crossing the Walking Man Bridge, Falling
Creek and Little Shoals. We will be
meeting in White Springs at the Heritage
and Nature Tourism Center, a shuttle will
carry you to the trailhead. Shuttle service


begins at 8 am until noon. There will be
Sag wagons at several locations along the
way.
There will be a $20 charge to get on the
shuttle.
Bring comfortable shoes, water and
pack a lunch if you like. Refreshments
will be available at some of the sag points.
For more information, contact Alton
Sn. I i..,. -. or
dunnams@windstream.net.


Find us on Facebook


Web challenge could

benefit animal shelter


The Suwannee County Animal
Control Shelter is entered into a shelter
challenge sponsored by Petfinders and
the animal rescue site. in order to win
we need everyone to log onto
www.theanimalrescuesite.com and vote
for Suwannee County Animal Control


Shelter. You can do this once a day. The
contest runs through mid-April. Please,
we need your help and it only takes a
few minutes a day. Not only can we
possibly win the grand prize of
$100,000 but there are weekly prizes
also.


Thursday,
March 4th


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Parents gather for cyber safety meeting


Continued From Page 1A

course.
But, Parker explained,
"anytime you allow unsu-
pervised use of a computer
by your children, it opens
up the possibility for
strangers to come into your
home."
Tamara Jones, a chil-
dren's ministry leader and
parent of a 15-year-old
daughter, said, "It's not so
much stranger danger, but
protecting children against
Internet predators nowa-
days."
Increased Internet access
by children has made them
more susceptible to on-line
advances by predators,
Parker said.
"The risk of children be-
ing contacted and deceived
by on-line predators has in-
creased whether it's
through chat rooms, on-
line video games (with chat
capabilities), peer-to-peer
networks, social network-
ing sites or cell phones; all
of these are danger areas,"
he said. Some of the most
common sites where chil-
dren have been targeted in-
clude: MySpace, Face-
book, Yahoo and others.
According to data pre-
sented, "69 percent of teens
regularly receive personal
messages on-line from
people they don't know,
and 39 percent usually re-
spond," Parker said.
He showed testimonials
of teenagers who had been
lured into conversations
with predators posing as
someone else several
who were eventually con-
vinced to meet those
strangers face-to-face. Of-
tentimes, those strangers
turned out to be convicted
sex offenders.
"The bad guys have
more motivation to get to
their end than most parents
do to get to their end,"
Parker said. In other words,
predators usually follow
through with their bad in-
tentions, whereas parents
oftentimes don't do all they
can to protect their children
against on-line predators,
Parker explained.
Jack Allred, of Well-


born, along with several
members of Wellborn Unit-
ed Methodist Church at-
tended the Thursday meet-
ing to get incite on how to
better protect and warn
children in their youth min-
istry.
"We know that some of
this is going on, this way
we can deal with it," Allred
said.
Parker discussed in de-
tail the warning signs par-
ents should watch for and
steps they should take to
protect their children
against on-line predators.
Some signs included: ex-
cessive Internet use by
kids, unsupervised chat
conversations, drastic be-
havior and attitude
changes, large unknown
downloaded files, gifts
from unknown persons,
and face-to-face meetings.
Parents were encouraged to
talk with their children
about safe Internet use, to
keep computers in a com-
mon area, to use parental
controls and keep track of
children's screen names,
monitoring their children's
profiles and insuring ac-
cess to computer logs in
features. Parents were also
encouraged to learn Inter-
net acronyms such as ASL
(age, sex, location) or POS
(p.iiclii over my shoulder),
which are often used by
children to maintain secre-
cy in Internet conversa-
tions. Parker suggested the
Web site
www.netlingo.com to help
in that endeavor.
Joy Sedgley, a mother of
two and APT leader at
Suwannee Elementary
School, said Thursday's
meeting was extremely
helpful.
"It's scary how much
more my children know
than I do," she said. "I'm
happy to know that I can
share some of the things
from the meeting with my
8-year-old."
After the meeting, Live
Oak Police Chief Buddy
Williams who was in atten-
dance, said, "In an age
when everything is going
on-line, we must be pre-
pared for it."


He added, "I would real-
ly like (Parker) to do a
train-the-trainer type meet-
ing with our force, so that
we as law enforcement can
know how to better address
these types of crimes and
strengthen our techniques.
That way, we can continue
to help parents with what
they should know and what
they can do."
Turnout for the meeting
was modest, but Lisa
McKinley Garrison,
Suwannee schools' par-
ent/homeless liaison, was-
n't discouraged.
"It is unfortunate that
there were other events go-
ing on in the community at
the same time, which kept a
lot of people from attend-
ing," she said. "We would
like to bring this program
back to Suwannee County
soon, so that we can inform
more people about the dan-
gers of being online. It's
not about keeping our kids
off the internet. It's about
being proactive, talking to


Lame arons Continued From Page 1A


Ball coming to


Live Oak
Continued From Page 1A

and silent auctions. Spe-
cialty items such as private
concerts, trips and jewels
will be the focus of the live
auction, while the silent
auction will consist of
more than 50 items, includ-
ing Suwannee River Jam
tickets and various sports
memorabilia.
Sponsorship packages
are still available at various
levels. However, seating is
limited. For more informa-
tion about sponsorship
packages or to donate tax-
deductible auction items,
call the American Cancer
Society at 352-386-6866 or
email Courtnie.Dou-
glas@cancer.org.


letes."
Spears said in a letter to
Suwannee selection com-
mittee members that he
"will be committed to stay
here and build a program,"
and would "not use this job
as a mere stepping stone."
Spears' r6sum6 shows
he has held coaching jobs
at five different schools
since 2002. His longest
tenure was four years. The
others were for about a
year. The Suwannee job,
though, will only be his
second as a varsity head
football coach.
When contacted Tuesday
morning, Spears said he
had "moved around a lot,"
but said he and his family
"are sick of moving." He
added, "I don't know why
we can't stay in one place,
but that's what's been hap-
pening."
Others have raised the


them about the dangers and
keeping them safe."
The meeting was a joint
effort between the Suwan-
nee County School District,
First United Methodist
Church of Live Oak, and
the Office of Attorney Gen-
eral. To find out more about
the cyber safety and pro-
grams, visit www.safeflori-
da.net/safesurf.


Recycling bins being removed
Continued From Page 1A

ability of launching a county recycling program.
The problem first came to light several weeks ago after
the SHS club learned that recyclables they had collected
as part of a campus-wide project were being sent to the
landfill instead. Sikes said that Suwannee had a limited
recycling program that is based on the economy, meaning,
if the county can sell the recyclables, they will. If there
was no market for the materials, they simply went to the
landfill, including all the materials in the igloos, marked
"newspapers," "clear glass," and "aluminum cans."


Continued From Page 1A

Known as the Ubiquitous Middle Mile
project, the new network will directly
connect more than 300 community an-
chor institutions, including public
schools, universities, libraries, health-
care facilities, public safety organiza-
tions, and government agencies. The
new network is expected to reach more
than 154,000 households, and 27,000
businesses in our area and will be the


first-ever and only network to provide
open access to broadband Internet ser-
vices for both private entities and public
institutions in the underserved areas of
North Florida. The network will serve
Baker, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie,
Gilchrist, Hamilton, Jefferson,
Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Putnam,
Suwannee, Taylor and Union counties.
Funding for the project is through the
Economic Stimulus Package. For more
information visit www.nfba-fl.org/.


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H ign nopes ior new neaa coacn


same question. Spears dis-
cussed the issue recently
on coachspears.com, a
page on the Jefferson
County Athletic Depart-
ment Web site, under the
heading "Spears apolo-
gizes for resignation."
Spears told the Democ-
rat that if his stay here does
prove brief, "I can guaran-
tee (the program) will be
better than before I got
there."
Spears replaces Jerry
Odom, who left Suwannee
after one season to take a
job as an assistant coach at
Jacksonville University.
Spears began his coach-
ing career in 2002 shortly
after playing for the Boise
Idaho Stallions in the In-
door Professional Football
League and on the
Rochester Brigade in the
Arena Football League 2.
As assistant varsity foot-
ball coach at Rutherford
High School in Panama


City, Spears helped lead
the Rams to an 11-2 record
and sent two players to sec-
ond team all-state. In 2003
he landed the head coach-
ing job for the JV Rams
football team. At Arnold
High School in Panama
City Beach, Spears wore
three coaching hats during
a brief stint in 2006: assis-
tant varsity football coach
of wide receivers and de-
fensive backs, head girls
basketball and head girls
track coach.
"For me Suwannee is the
job," Spears. "Suwannee is
probably one of the top
jobs in the state because of
its history."
Spears said he will meet
with students at Suwannee
High School today. Scar-
borough said Spears will
meet with the Quarterback
Club Monday night at 7
p.m.
Spears is married and
has two children.


Suwannee County


Fair


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Friday, April 9th

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Gates Open 11 a.m., Practice
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Luther places second


'Gold Rush

at the Gallery'
The Live Oak Artist's Guild along with the
Suwannee River Regional Library presents a Read-
ers Theater entitled "Gold Rush at the Gallery" on
Saturday. Tickets are $7 per person and coffee and
desserts will be served. John Bell from Liveonstage
Theatre Group has written a skit that should be fun
for folks of all ages. John has written and performed
many programs for the Live Oak Artist's Guild and
the Woman's Club and I know that this will be a
wonderful presentation. And, if there is anything (be-
sides art) that the members of the LOAG does well
it's cook and bake. So, come and enjoy a delightful
program and wonderful desserts and coffee at the
LOAG Gallery and Cultural Arts center at 213 2nd
St. NW. Live Oak. Tickets are available at the
Gallery or at the Frame Shop and Gallery, 109 W.
Howard St., Live Oak.


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F Faccstion


Attorney General McCollum


coming to Live Oak


Florida Attorney General Bill McCol-
lum is scheduled to speak Friday, Feb. 26
at 7 p.m. at the Live Oak Church of God.
McCollum served as a U.S. Congressman
from 1981-2001. In 1989 he founded the
U.S. House Task Force on Terrorism and
Unconventional Warfare and was recog-
nized as an expert on terrorism. He is now
seeking the Republican nomination for
governor of Florida.
"Given the current economic and politi-
cal climate in our nation, and here in


Florida, it has become clear to me that I
can best put my years of service
and experience to use by running for
governor of the state of Florida," McCol-
lum said.
Dinner tickets are $30 with special seat-
ing for VIP sponsorships. The talk is
sponsored by the Suwannee County Re-
publican Executive Committee.
For more information contact Barbara
Gill, 386-364-7784, or go to
www.suwanneegop.com.


Seasonal influenza vaccine for adults is
still available at the Suwannee County
Health Department for adults and children
age 36 months and older. This vaccine is
recommended in addition to any H1N1
(Swine Flu) vaccine that may become
available later this fall.
Seasonal flu vaccine is recommended
for those who are:
All children age 6 months and older
50 years of age and older
Persons at risk for complications
from influenza, including:
women who will be pregnant
during flu season
persons with chronic health problems
persons with a weakened immune
system
persons with muscle or nerve disor-


ders that can lead to breathing or swal-
lowing problems residents of nursing
homes and other long term care facilities
Healthcare providers
Caregivers of children from birth up to
5 years of age
Household contacts and caregivers of
people 50 years and older
Anyone with chronic medical prob-
lems
The vaccine will be given by appoint-
ment. Call 386-362-2708 for an appoint-
ment at the Live Oak clinic or 386-935-
1133 for an appointment at the Branford
clinic. There is no charge for the chil-
dren's seasonal flu vaccine. Adult season-
al flu vaccine is $30 and is covered by
Medicare.


Wellborn Neighborhood

Watch to meet


Each month on the last Thursday the
Wellborn Neighborhood Watch has its
regular meeting and at that time we
have scheduled speakers.
This month our guest speaker will be
Michael Ingram, Manager of Retail
Operations for the Hospice Attic in
Lake City and Gainesville. He will
explain to us exactly how the Attic
helps with funds for Haven Hospice
and the families that come there in


need. He will also explain how the
Attic helps families after Medicare and
other sources of help are no longer
available to them.
Please come and join us at the Blake
Lowe building next to Wellborn
Playground at 7 p.m. We have
refreshments before the meeting and
hope many of you can join us.
For information call Jane Campbell
at 208-8818.


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,uumannetr Bremorat
Section B
Wednesday, February 24, 2010


National FFA Week
February 20-27, 2010


Ladies fall to



Wildwood in



semi-regionals

By Jeff Waters
jeff.waters@gaflnews.com
The Suwannee High School ladies basketball team lost a hard
fought game to Wildwood Feb. 17, 56-45 in semi-regional finals.
This is the first time the ladies basketball program has advanced to
those finals.
"We gave it our all, but came up a little short in the end," said
coach Jimmy Jackson. "It was a great ride while it lasted. We had a
great season, one that will be remembered for a long time."
Suwannee won two championships this season, the Madison
Christmas Invitational and the district championship.
"I would like to thank our seniors, Rictoria Merrick, Tara Oliv-
er, Jawanza Pipkin, Kemberlee Beaty and Tiyrenee Riley for
their commitment to this program and their desire to get better
every day," said Jackson.
Tatiyana Thomas led in scoring with 18 points. She also had
four assists. Merrick followed with 11 points and five rebounds.
Hope Chambers had six points, five rebounds and three blocks.
SEE LADIES FALL, PAGE 2B


Suwannee falls by

one point in last

game of season

By Jeff Waters
jeff.waters@gaflnews.com
Coach James Perry said his goal for next season's SHS boys
basketball team is to go to the state playoffs.
Suwannee (14-13) finished their season Thursday night, falling
to Ocala's Trinity Catholic by just one point. The final score was
65-64.
"All the elements were there for us to win that game," said
Perry. "It was right there for us to take that game."
Suwannee scored more points in the first quarter than Trinity
Catholic by 14-12. In the second quarter Suwannee only managed
seven points, to Trinity's 21. The third quarter Suwannee sank 15
points to Trinity's 14. Suwannee had 26 points in the fourth
quarter to Trinity's 18.


Suwannee
scoring summary
Marcus Lane 19
Jimmie Taylor 17
Keith Cherry 11
Andre Zanders 8
Brandon Soler 4
Rashad Gardenhire 3
Josh Randolph 2

Bulldogs

lose first

district

game
After nine innings, the
SHS lady softball team fell
to Williston Feb. 16, 4-3 in
the first district game of the
season.
"Jamie summers and
Destiny Perrin led the team
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basketball team fell
short of regionals /
but had a great
season. Their last /
game was one of
the more exciting
games I've seen in a long while.
The girls should take pride in the
fact they got people excited
about basketball again. Andra
Davis, Kelly Jennings, and
Bruce Johnson, Suwannee
County's NFL contingent, were
all in attendance.
The Winter Olympics
continues and it was only 30
years ago we saw the Miracle on
Ice. The U.S. hockey team won
the gold. They are doing pretty
well this year as well. They won
SEE SPORTABOUT, PAGE 10B


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comes together for local kids
Three Suwannee County natives, all players in
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a photo of "the old days" before discussing
plans for a kid's football camp coming shortly.
The "Dream it, Do it" camp will be a joint venture
by the players and Daniels. The four met at ,
Daniels' local sporting goods shop, The Sports ,
Connection. Pictured from left: Andra Davis
(Denver Broncos), Daniels, Bruce Johnson (New
York Giants) and Kelly Jennings (Seattle Sea-
hawks). Photo: Jeff Waters .


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Kristiana Evans had six points and six
rebounds. Beaty had two points, four re-
bounds, four assists and two blocks and
Riley had two points and two rebounds.
"I would also like to thank our adminis-
tration staff, support staff, boosters and
our community for rallying around us this


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season," said Jackson. "Last, but not least,
my coaching staff, Brent Chambers, an
excellent teacher of the game, J.V. Coach
Cynthia Ford and Cheretta Ross, who are
all former Bulldog basketball players, for
helping to instill Bulldog pride in our pro-
gram. To our up coming seniors, the bar
has been set. What will be your legacy?
How do you want to be remembered?."


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February 20-27, 2010



Suwannee High FFA


The FFA is a youth organization
designed to develop leadership and
agriscience skills. FFA makes a posi-
tive difference in the lives of students
by developing premiere leadership,
personal growth, and career success
through agricultural education. In
our local FFA chapter we are fulfill-


ing this mission daily by providing a
wide variety of career development
events and leadership activities. Our
current program of activities includes
preparing teams for dairy judging,
meat judging, poultry judging, land
judging, horse judging, livestock
judging, veggie judging, ornamental


horticulture, and ag. issues competi-
tions. The 82nd State Convention
will be held in Orlando, June 14 -
18.
February 20 27 is National FFA
Week. During that week, there will
an Alumni/Chapter meeting and soft-
ball game, the Annual Teacher Ap-


preciation Luncheon, land judging
contest and much more. Also, the
FFA will be hosting a golf tourna-
ment at the Suwannee Country Club
on March 6 to raise money for schol-
arships for seniors, and state conven-
tion, and other FFA related events
and activities.


Junior Officers:
Sentinel Jason Howdyshell, President Taylor Randall, Vice President Taylor Henderson, Reporter- Braxton Hicks, Secretary Wesley Thomas,
not pictured are: Treasurer Jesse Dean


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Members of the Branford FFA clean up Ruth Springs during the group's annual River Cleanup Day. Courtesy photos


This year, so far, has proved
to be another busy year for
members of the Branford
FFA. Perhaps one of the
largest achievements has
been the chartering of a Branford Middle
School Chapter. For the first year ever,
Branford now has two FFA chapters, a
middle school chapter for students in
grades 6-8, and our long-standing
high school chapter for students
in grades 9-12. With the new B
chapter, Branford has been able B -
to send students to compete in
many various Career Develop-
ment Events (competitions) at
both the middle school level, and
high school level. It has also
provided an opportunity for
many younger students to get in-
volved in FFA and agriculture
and begin to train for future FFA
events, when previously, Bran-
ford students were not eligible
until ninth grade.

We have participated in
forestry, farm judging, parliamen-
tary procedure, creed speaking,
prepared speaking, extemporane-
ous speaking, tractor driving,
dairy judging, and ag business
management to date, and plan to
compete in land judging and
poultry judging in the future. Of
these competitions 70-80% of
team members were new, first-
time competitors in these events,
providing an encouraging outlook
for the Branford future of our
FFA competitions. Also, the
dairy judging team and ag busi-
ness management teams scored
high enough at the district level
to qualify for state competitions,
which have not yet taken place.
Dewayne Aderholt, the Branford
FFA tractor operations represen-
tative, won first place at sub-dis-
trict and district competition, and
will compete at the state level
during the FFA convention in
June.

We have also had the opportu-
nity to give back to our commu-
nity with service in many areas,
and still have some planned dur-
ing the rest of the year. We have
been able to park cars for the
Suwannee River Riding Club's
annual rodeo. We have been able
to clean up our area's rivers, by


participating in our annual "River
Cleanup" event and focusing on three of
our areas river "parks". In the late fall,
our classes grew several acres of peas,
that we picked and gave away to as many
Branford citizens as we could find. We
also participated in a new event this year,
having chapter members and officers
"adopt" two teenagers from the Christmas
Dream machine and buy gifts for them.


We are also planning to clean up our 2-3
mile stretch of highway on 129, during
our spring "Adopt a Highway" event.

We have also had many learning oppor-
tunities available for students that are
members of FFA, or our town of Bran-
ford. We have had officer leadership re-
treats at the home of our advisor, a steer
"clinic", for members showing steers at


ranford FFA chapter


National FFA Week
February 20-27, 2010


Girls that competed in FFA sub-district competitions smile for the camera after a job well-done!


the county fair, proficiency award work-
shops, and resume writing "classes". We
are currently in the process of trying to
plan for some officers, members and
alumni to attend "Ag on the Hill" in Talla-
hassee in March, educating our public of-
ficials on the importance of agriculture in
our state and encouraging them to contin-
ue supporting the Florida FFA chapters.

As always, we are planning a
HUGE FFA week celebration,
with daily events, including "Ag
Olympics", "decorate your Door",
"Breakfast for our teachers", "Blue
and Gold day", and much more!
And as we do every year, we will
recognize the members who have
stepped forward in leadership po-
sitions, and the community mem-
bers who have helped our chapter,
at our end of the year dinner-ban-
quet.

Chapter officers for this year
(2009-2010) are: Trevor Harrison,
President; Dewayne Aderholt,
Vice President; Amy Smith, Secre-
tary; Jordan Gaylard, Treasurer;
Ariel Harrison, Reporter; Kirk
Davis, Historian; Kaleb Kelley,
Sentinel; Stevie Harris, Chaplain;
Mackenzie Akers, Parliamentarian;
and Jimmy Wilkerson ("Doc"),
Advisor.

Our chapter is so lucky to live in
such a caring, agricultural town
that really does try to help students
i better themselves. In a time when
education is troubled, Branford
and Live Oak businesses and citi-
zens have really been "stepping up
to the plate" to help our chapter
out, both with opportunities and
! help. Also, at a time when our
economy has been so short for so
many things, we have been blessed
S with supporters that always come
through and find some way to
2r help! Words could not say how
thankful we are for all of the sup-
S port we receive, nor the faith that
) you put in our members to become
a better generation. The leader-
ship skills, friendships and knowl-
edge that we receive from being
active FFA members will carry us
through a lifetime of "giving back"
to those who will come after us!
We truly are "Learning to do, Do-
ing to learn, Learning to live, Liv-
ing to serve." (FFA Motto)


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the other night and the
goalie made an incredible
42 saves. The U.S. is the
leading medal winner as I
write.
Spring training is about
start. It must be difficult
when you have to take a 6
million dollar pay cut to
just make 6 million. I am
referring to Johnny
Damon's situation. It is
amazing how fast you can
lose track of reality.
Salaries used to reflect the
fact that your career was a
short one. I would venture
to say 6 million is more
than most of us will make
over many, many lifetimes.
The search for
Suwannee's new head
football coach continues.
When details become
available we will be quick
to get on line and in the
paper. Hopefully there will
be a determination before
March Madness begins. In
the meantime catch the
action at the Rick Norris
field for softball and
Booster field for baseball.
The dedication of the
Tommy Abercrombie field
at the middle school was
held Saturday and
beautifully and
respectfully done. It
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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
024-2010
CITY OF LIVE OAK
ALBRITTON HOUSTON DRAINAGE
IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
The City of Live Oak City Council herein
referred to as the Owner, will receive
sealed bids marked "SEALED BID for
CITY OF LIVE OAK ALBRITTON -
HOUSTON DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT
PROJECT". Bid packages will be
received by the Live Oak City
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construction of the Project, which shall
include under one contract the
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* Storm Sewer conveyance system (24 to
42" pipe)
* Concrete sidewalk and curb removal
and replacement
* Concrete pavement removal
* Asphalt removal and replacement
Earthwork and Pond grading
* Miscellaneous site work and grading
modifications.
Proposals shall be addressed to the Live
Oak City Administrator and delivered to
the City Offices, located at 101 White
Avenue, SE, Live Oak, Florida, 32064 no
later than 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday,
March 3, 2010. Proposals shall be
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in triplicate. Any bids received after the
specified time and date will not be
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publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00
pm on March 3, 2010 at City Hall,
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form and subject to the conditions
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What can we learn from bad women?
The answer to that age-old question will be answered
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Women" is presented at Lake City Community College.
The show begins at 7:30 p.m. in the college's Levy Per-
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which just completed a
million dollar renovation.
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planted more than 400
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to "beat the heat" in the
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David Church, RFDTV's most requested




artist, coming to Live Oak


RFDTV's most requested artist, David
Church, will perform in the "Road to Bran-
son Tour" Sunday evening, March 7, at the
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live
Oak. Also on the program will be David's
wife, Terri Lisa Church, a talented
singer/songwriter. "We are honored to be
performing at the Spirit of Suwannee Music
Park on our Road to Branson Tour," David
Church said.
David is a featured artist on RFDTV's
popular show, "Midwest Country." The
show is broadcast to more than 130 million
via satellite and cable networks both nation-
ally and regionally. RFDTV is broadcast
from Nashville, TN to Dishnet, DirecTV,
Comcast and Mediacom Cable customers.
The show features major artists such as Bill
Anderson, Jean Shepard and numerous oth-
ers. The producer of Midwest Country, Joe
Jenson states, "David has something spe-
cial, that same charisma that Hank


(Williams Sr.) had. When he walks on
stage, the audience is spellbound! He is our
most popular act!"
David will be singing some of the music
from his latest CD, There You Are, along
with a tribute to Hank Williams Sr.
Church has been featured in major coun-
try magazines like Country Weekly, Front
Row News, Country Music Report,
Nashville Music Guide, The Tub Magazine
and recently, DREAMWEST, the Premiere
Country Music Magazine in Europe. The
two page article was included among major
artists from Taylor Swift to Dierks Bentley.
As a result, Church recently performed to a
sold out show in Le Mans, France.
Terri Lisa Church will be debuting songs
from her new CD, I Find Myself In You,
which includes some Patsy Cline and Tam-
my Wynette music and a duet with David
Church. Terri Lisa originally performed
with the popular gospel group, "The King's


Heirs" throughout Northern Indiana. She
started a variety group in the mid 90s
called, "Joyful Noise," featuring gospel,
country, 50/60s and pop music. In 1998 the
group performed at a huge RV rally in Cen-
tral Indiana where she met and eventually
married singer/songwriter David Church.
Bob Everhart, president of the National
Traditional Country Music Association,
states, "It is indeed my pleasure to inform
anyone who likes traditional country music
that the David & Lisa Church musical pre-
sentations are a double whammy of the best
traditional country music available today."
Admission is $15 advance and $18 at the
door. Doors to the Music Hall open at 5
p.m. and show begins at 7 p.m.
For more information or to buy advance
tickets, call the SOSMP at 386-364-1683,
go to the Web site at
www.musicliveshere.com or e-mail the
SOSMP at spirit@musicliveshere.com.


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Spirit of the Suwannee in Live Oak
March 7. Courtesy photo


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Mike Mullis to perform, host


open mic night at music park


Mike Mullis, known as
the Gator Chomp Guy,
puts on a fantastic musical
show. Mike will be at the
Spirit of the Suwannee
Music Park Friday night to
hold open mic and also
perform some great music
for listening and dancing.
Mike co-wrote words
and music for the song,
"GatorChomp," a rollick-
ing song about the Univer-
sity of Florida football
program.
Mike and his band,
WhooWhee, recently won
first place in the Battle of
the Bands at the Annual
Ham Jam in Green Cove
Springs! They took the
prize over 10 great bands,
taking home $2,000 in
prize money and a guaran-
teed slot to play at the
2010 Suwannee River Jam
at the SOSMP!
Mike's fans also love to


Mike Mullis, known as the Gator Chomp Guy, will be at the
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park Friday night to hold open
mic and also perform some great music. Courtesy photo


visit with him at the
SOSMP where they can
hear him sing and play his
awesome music. He'll be
doing just that this Friday
night in the Music Hall.
There will also be time
for talented audience
members to take the mic.
If you're a polished per-
former and would like to
try the open mic, come on
out. You could be the next
big star!
Admission Friday night
is $5 per person. Howev-
er, Friday night only, the
$5 can be applied to your


food and beverage tab.
Doors to the Music Hall
open at 5 p.m., show be-
gins at 7 p.m.
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about this ,i.. ,i,, event
or the i".I,.. inI.
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jam in the South, the
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the SOSMP at 386-364-
1683, go to the SOSMP
website at www.musi-
cliveshere.com or e-mail
the SOSMP at spirit@mu-
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(1) Horse Farm: 55 acres with a 5
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. Approx. 3 miles from I-
75. Call for more information. Just
listed $599,999.
(2) Off CR 49 5 acres in grass with
scattered trees, fenced on 3 sides
with survey. Only $4,900 per acre.
(3) 161st Rd: 9.82 acres partially
wooded with a 4BR/3-1/2 bath
CH&AC home with fireplace cont.
approx 2400 sq. ft. heated area,
10'x30' storage. REDUCED TO
$260,000.
(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 $145,900.
(7) 410 Dexter: Corner lot with
CH/AC brick home in good
condition. Approx. 2,000 sq. ft.
under roof with 2 car garage,
kitchen furnished, large pool with
privacy fence. Good location.
Good Buy @ $135,000..
(8) Industrial Park: 1.13 acre
corner tract good exposure.
Reduced to $34,500.
(9) 40 acres with 835 ft. on paved
road in 13 year old planted pines.
Priced to sell at REDUCED TO
$179,600.
(10) Near City: 2 ac. with 3/2 home
cont. approx. 1280 sq. ft. under
roof, kitchen furnished, carport.
REDUCED TO $49,000.
(11) Luraville Area: Fly-in
Community 15 acre wooded large
trees, good county road. Priced to
sell reduced to $74,900.
(12) 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.
(13) Off Mitchell Rd.: 20 acres
wooded with survey on 199th Rd.


$89,900.
(14) 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
REDUCED TO $72,000.
(15) Madison Co.: 40 acres in 16
year old slash planted pines off CR
255 good elevation. Good buy at
$175,000.
(16) 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
$168,000.
(17) Farms of 10 Mill Hollow: 4
acres in grass/cropland with
scattered trees. $32,500.
(18) Near City: Off US 90 East 5
acres wooded near golf course.
Good buy @ $44,900.
(19) 190th St.: 10 acres in planted
pines approx. 15 years old, with a
3/1 CH/AC SWMH, 2 car
carport/shop. Priced to sell @
$49,000.
(20) 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.
(21) Keaton Beach: Deep Water
Canal lot near public boat ramp,
sewer & water. Good buy @
$125,000.
(22) 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.
(23) Off 16th St.: 2 100x530 river
lots with MH (needs some R&R),
well, septic and storage building.
Lot has large hickory white oak
magnolia. Well above the flood
elevation. $79,900 for the pair.
(24) 193rd Rd.: 6.59 acres wooded
on paved road. Good area. Good
buy @ $37,500.
(25) Hamilton County: 40 acre
wooded on county road. Good
hunting area that adjoins
SRWMD. $149,500.
(26) New 3 bedroom, 2 bath
CH/AC home. City sewer & water,
privacy fence. Good Buy @
$95,000.
(27) Off CR 249: 3 wooded lots,
will work for mobile homes, on
county road. Good buy @ $12,600
for all three.
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dent and general manager. "Plus, to help
keep guests feeling refreshed, the park
has removed more than 350 tons of con-
crete to make way for more shade trees
and a new, interactive water fountain."
Three new rides join park favorite
The new season promises more thrills
with three new family rides. Guests
will twist and turn on Whirling Wild-
cats, a spinning scrambler that propels
thrill seekers of all ages in a circular
motion. They will test their fear of
heights on Viking Voyage, a five story
family roller coaster that takes guests on
a 40 mph ride with surprising dips and
turns. Finally, they will find themselves
in the driver's seat on Falcon Flyers, a
flying scooter ride, overlooking WA's
famed central lake.
After an extensive renovation, WA's
popular wooden roller coaster, The
Cheetah, will also feel like a new ride to
park guests. A million dollar refurbish-
ment was designed to provide a
smoother ride without sacrificing the
wild excitement wooden coaster lovers
have come to expect.
Fresh entertainment debuts month-
ly
WA surprises guests all year long with
exclusive, limited engagement shows in-
cluding a special guest appearance by
Kaptain Robbie Knievel on July 3, who
will be attempting a leap over WA's
iconic lake.
The park opens with world famous
magician Aaron Radatz, who mesmer-
izes guests with his Vegas-style magic
show. In April, WA maintains its tradi-
tion of offering breathtaking animal per-
formances with the premiere of Tigers
of India. The award winning show fea-
tures seven majestic tigers. The live act
highlights the incredible bond of man
and tiger while showcasing the animals'
natural behavior.
May brings the opening of Country
Rocks Live! to WA. With a variety of
gifted singers, this new show brings mu-
sic to life with country hits from yester-
day and today.
The summer heats up with high ener-
gy performances guests cannot find any-
where else. The Anastasinis are eighth
generation performers who join the
park's show lineup in June with unbe-
lievable juggling, high wire, and acro-
batic performances under a big top tent.
Also in June, popular hypnotist Tammy
Barton takes guests on a journey of the
mind.
Starting in July, the antics of the Dana
Kunze High Dive Show entertain with a
mix of high diving tricks and comedy.
Man's best friend takes center stage in
July with Doggies of the Wild West.
Marshall Rowdy Yo along with his side-
kick, Calamity Jo, amaze and amuse au-
diences with a cast of "Pooches from
the Prairie."
Concert line-up offers variety
of musical styles
Featuring the region's largest outdoor


amphitheater, WA promises families a
variety of musical experiences from
spring through fall. The park line-up
includes 20 concert performances in the
rock, pop, country, Christian and gospel
genres. Already scheduled to perform
are:

March 13 Lynyrd Skynyrd
March 20 George Thorogood
& Los Lonely Boys
April 10 Jeremy Camp
April 17 REO Speedwagon
& Styx
April 24 Josh Turner
May 8 Wynonna
May 15 Chicago
May 29 David Crowder Band
June 12 Steven Curtis Chapman
June 19 Tye Tribbett
& Kirk Franklin
June 26 Rodney Atkins
Sept. 25 Third Day
Oct. 2 Vince Neil
TBA Backstreet Boys

More concerts will be announced soon
to complete the 2010 concert season. All
concerts are free with general park admis-
sion or a 2010 Season Pass. Reserved
seats are available for an additional $10.
New spots to refresh and recharge
In March, WA marks the debut of a
new, greener landscape plus spots for
guests to cool off. The goal is to create
shadier spots for the warmer spring and
summer months. To create the parkwide
changes, more than 4oo new trees have
been planted along new pathways, creat-
ing an overall guest-friendlier environ-
ment. A new interactive, jumping water
fountain will delight kids and parents
alike with 22 jets that spray in all direc-
tions.
"Last season, WA unveiled our multi-
million dollar Splash Island Water Park
renovation including the opening of the
popular Wahee Cyclone. This year, we
wanted to add even more spots to help
families cool off in the warmer tempera-
tures," said Montgomery.
In addition, WA offers new sweet and
savory food options to tempt taste buds.
Guests can cool off with real fruit
smoothies, and frozen treats at Fresh N'
Fruity or they can journey to Voyager's
Treats for a freshly made, sweet puff.
Guests can also watch their food as it
cooks at BBQ Smokehouse, with smoked
delights such as turkey legs, sausage, and
roasted corn.
Season passholder sneak peek
Passholders can check out WA's new
rides and shows before everyone else on
Friday, March 5 from 4 to 8 p.m. Season
passes are on-sale now at www.WildAd-
ventures.com. Regular passes are $59.99
and Gold Passes including free parking
are $79.99. General admission tickets for
the official park opening on Saturday,
March 6 are also on-sale. General park
admission includes the second day FREE.
Adults tickets are $45.99, kids (ages 3-9)
and seniors (55 and older) are $40.99.
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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 Re-
hab 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. Din-
ner for two $45; One night at the Beach $125; One
hour volunteering to make memories that last forever -
PRICELESS!
Call: Lynn Brannon, Activities Director 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 comprehensive
early childhood education program that includes health,
dental, nutrition and VPK services to eligible
children/families.
Centers are located in Suwannee, Hamilton, Lafayette
and Columbia counties. Parents bring proof of income
and child's age to register.
For more information call 386-754-2222.

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.

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.

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.

Greater Visions
Support Group
Addiction Support Group: Greater Visions faith-based
addictions support group meets at the Grace Manor
Restaurant. Meetings are held on Thursday mornings at


9:30 a.m. This group provides spiritual and emotional
support in a non-judgmental setting. Come experience
the freedom from addictions that is found in Christ.
Greater Visions is an outreach of Christ Central-Live
Oak. For more information contact 208-1345.

Suwannee County Republican
Executive Committee to meet
The Suwannee County Republican Executive Com-
mittee meets in the council chambers of Live Oak City
Hall at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. If the
first Thursday is the first day of the month, the meet-
ing will be held on the following Thursday.
Each meeting has a guest speaker or current issues
will be discussed. All are welcome to attend. For more
information call Chairman Carl Meece at 386-776-
1444.

Legislative candidate to speak
at Republican meeting
The Suwannee County Republican Executive Commit-
tee meets at Live Oak City Hall, in the Council Cham-
bers, at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. If the
first Thursday is the first day of the month, then the
meeting will be on the following Thursday. Each meet-
ing has a guest speaker or there will be current issues
brought up for discussion. All are welcome to attend.
For more information, call Chairman Carl Meece, 386-
776-1444.

Branford TOPS meeting
changes locations
We now meet every Tuesday at L & M Scrapbooking lo-
cated at 105 SW Suwannee Ave. in Branford.
Weigh-in begins at 4:30 p.m. Meeting starts at 5.
For more information please contact Donna Hardin at
386-590-2333.
"Take Off Pounds Sensibly."

SREC seeking
location in Branford
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organization is seeking a location in the Branford area


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Snoring is a pain for all involved.
Anyone within earshot -- even the
snorer himself -- can be negatively
impacted by this intrusive problem.

Although women do snore, research
indicates men are more likely to be
snorers. In fact, four out of every 10
men will snore. For partners
sleeping (or trying to sleep) next to
these individuals, rest may be
disturbed and relationships could be
affected.

Snoring is also dangerous for the
snorer. It could be a sign of airway
obstruction or a condition called
apnea, where one briefly stops
breathing. Snorers may not be
getting the rest they need due to
their snoring -- especially if a bed
partner is waking the snorer up to
cease his snoring.

Snoring is basically noisy breathing
that occurs as a result of partial
obstruction of the air passages. This
is usually due to the soft tissues of
the palate, uvula, tongue, and tonsils
relaxing during sleep. There are a
number of factors that can
contribute to snoring and remedies
to try. Here are some of the ways to
get a little peace and quiet pillow
time.

1. Sleep on your side. Back sleeping
can make snoring worse. If you tend
to roll over during the night, placing
a ball or something uncomfortable
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2. Lose weight. Excess weight can
contribute to airway constriction.

3. Avoid dairy before bed. Milk
products can contribute to excess
mucus formation, which can block
air passages.

4. Avoid alcohol and sleeping pills.
Both of these items can relax
muscles and make snoring worse.

5. Don't take antihistamines before
bed. Antihistamines, too, will relax
muscles, potentially contributing to
snoring.

6. Use a cool-mist humidifier.
Adding moisture to the air may help
alleviate dry air passages and
snoring.

7. Elevate your head. Use several
pillows or thicker ones to lift your
head.

8. Quit smoking. If you are a
smoker, try to quit smoking. If you
can't, avoid smoking right before
bed. Smoking inflames the air
passages and can cause air
obstruction.

9. Don't gorge before bed. If your
stomach is full, it will push up on
your diaphragm and limit breathing
passageways.

If snoring is adversely affecting
your life, consult with a doctor for
other options.


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work atmosphere, friendly
people. Contact Holly Reed or
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PART TIME
The Lafayette County Sheriff's
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applications for a part-time
data entry clerk. Minimum
qualifications are a high
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Basic computer skills are
preferred. You may pick up an
application at the Lafayette
County Sheriff's Office during
normal business hours.
Deadline for accepting
applications will be by 5:00pm
on Friday, March 12, 2010. A
Job description will be
available upon request at the
Lafayette County Sheriff's
Office. The Lafayette County
Sheriff's Office is an equal
opportunity employer.
Ministry Assistant Full-time
Ministry Assistant needed for
local church. Duties include
receptionist, data entry,
spreadsheet preparation,
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assistant to ministry staff.
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FSU playwright Dan Dietz wins

'National Ten-Minute


Play Contest'


TALLAHASSEE For
"Lobster Boy," his
haunting 10-minute play
about a little boy who
literally feels no pain and
the brother who seeks to
cure him, Assistant
Professor of playwrighting
Dan Dietz of The Florida
State University has won
the 2010 Heideman Award.
The prestigious prize
goes to the winner of the
annual "National Ten-
Minute Play Contest,"
which is sponsored by the
distinguished Actors
Theatre of Louisville and
draws thousands of entries


- all 10 pages and 10
minutes long, or less -
from across the United
States. Each year, Actors
Theatre serves as host for
the Humana Festival of
New American Plays, the
nation's premiere
showcase of new work.
At the upcoming
Humana Festival, "Lobster
Boy" by Dietz is among
four new short plays that
will debut at Actors
Theatre of Louisville on
March 27 and 28. Festival
audiences typically include
theatergoers from around
the world.


- again

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Award is a remarkable
encore performance by
Dietz, who directs the
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
program \\i Il 1 for the
Stage and Screen" that is
offered jointly by the
School of Theatre, his
faculty home, and The
Film School at Florida
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White Springs Public Library.
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beginning as soon as possible
for the minimum of 10 weeks
or until no longer required.
Minimum qualifications include
graduation from a standard
high school, ability to type and
experience with Internet and
computer software. Library
experience is desired. Salary
is $7.25 to $10.24 per hour
depending on qualifications
and experience. Interested
applicants may obtain n
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Public Libraries, or the
Suwannee County
Administrative Services
Department, 224 Pine
Avenue, Live Oak, FL 32064,
telephone (386)362-6869.
Applicants are encouraged to
submit resumes, letters of
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their applications. All
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employer that does not
discriminate against any
qualified employee or
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color, national origin, sex,
including pregnancy, age,
disability, or marital status.
Spanish speaking individuals
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Apartments for Rent




PUBLISHER'S
NOTICE
All real estate advertising in thi,
newspaper is subject to the Fai
Housing Act which makes it illegal
to advertise "any preference, limi
station or discrimination based or
race, color, religion, sex, disabili
ty, familial status or national ori
gin, or an intention, to make anm
such preference, limitation an(
discrimination." Familial status in
cludes children under the age o
18 living with parents or legal cus
todians, pregnant women anh
people securing custody of chil
dren under 18.
This newspaper will not know
ingly accept any advertising fo
real estate which is in violation o
the law. Our readers are hereb,
informed that all dwellings adver
tised in this newspaper are availa
ble on an equal opportunity basis
To complain of discrimination cal
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The toll-free number for the hear
ing impaired is 1-800-927-9275.

Houses for Rent
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Cement Block Home 3Bd/1Ba,
on 2 acres, in the country. Pecan
Trees, W/D Hook-up, Fenced
area for Horses. $600/mo. 386-
362- 6647 or 386-965-9238
HOUSE 2Bd/1Ba CHA, Fridge,
Stove, Seperate storage bldg.
new paint & hardwood floors
$600 + Utlities $500 Sec Dep.
Ref's, No Smokers, No Pets
downtown Live Oak. Call for app
362-1837 days or after 6prm 362-
6156 Cell 590-0204 Ask for Ellen
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HOUSE 2Bd/l1Ba CHA,
Washer/Dryer Hook-up, Extra
Lg. Yard. Rental Ref Req $600
mo, $600 Security. 386-688-0841
HOUSE 2Bd/2Ba Lots of
closets 1 mile from Live Oak. NO
PETS $650/mo, 1st, Last & $300
Dep. Includes Water/Sewerage
386-362-3002 or 318-840-4802
HOUSE 3Bd/1.5Ba in City of
Live Oak. Large Kitchen,
Washer/Dryer. Large Yard 6 mo
lease required. $750 1st &
Security 954-253-7294
Mobile Homes for Rent
HORSES, COWS, GOATS?
Over 3 acres near the
Suwannee River. Singlewidel
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renovated! New floorings!
$650/month, $1000 deposit.
Contact: 386-935 2256


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RENT WITH OPTION TO BUY
2005 Double wide mobile home
24X60. 1440sf, 3bd/2ba, on 10
acres. Large 3 car garage. Horse
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pastures. Washer & Dryer
included. Large back porch.
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318-8831
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private acres, N. of Live Oak,
$590/mo + small down pay 386-
867-1833
Office Space for Rent
OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT:
Space available for your
requirement. Call Annette 386-
362-4629

Mobile Homes for Sale
OWNER FINANCING Available
on 3Bd/2Ba only $400/mo. Call
Nathan for details 386-623-7495
NO CREDIT, Got Land, No
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Manager to get Pre-qualified.
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PACKAGES available, easy
qualifying. Call Nathan to apply
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clearance w/textured and
painted walls, Hand played
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Bank Repo Mobile Homes. SW &
DW, Call Mr Mott for list.
(386)752-1452
NEW 5Bd/2Ba DWMH $54,319.
You pick all colors, Call Rick
(386)752-8196
2010 4Bd/2Ba DWMH $39,995.
Includes delivery, set-up, CHA,
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of Lake City, FL Call Rick
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or 386-984-9532 Before 9:00
PM

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FSU playwright Dan Dietz wins

'National Ten-Minute

Play Contest' again

Continued From Page 5

State. A four-time finalist, Dietz earned his first
Heideman in 2003 for the 10-minute play "Trash
Anthem." With this year's win, he is one of just two
playwrights nationwide to have claimed the prize more
than once.
"I feel both honored and lucky to be the Heideman
winner for a second time, since Actors Theatre has so
rarely bestowed it twice on the same playwright," Dietz
said.
He calls "Lobster Boy" a "kind of unusual theatrical
experience."
"It's a story told by a man in his 30s about two young
brothers, the younger of whom was born without the
ability to feel pain. The older brother hatches a plan to
help his sibling learn how to experience pain with
tragic and ironic consequences. The story is assisted by a
series of slides that describe elements of the story being
told. So the experience feels like part suspenseful story,
part lecture. And, then the question arises, is the older
man who is telling the story really the older brother
within the story? It all makes for an experience that I
hope will be creepy, poignant and, at times, even funny."
After earning an MFA in Playwriting from the
University of Texas-Austin in 1999 and teaching nearby
at Southwestern University, Dietz joined the School of
Theatre faculty at Florida State in 2007.
"I think my favorite thing about Florida State
University and its School of Theatre is the energy,
enthusiasm and dedication of the students," he said.
"Nowhere have I seen a more motivated group of kids.
They are absolutely determined to make theatre, even if it
means doing everything themselves, from finding a
theatre space to acquiring props and costumes to writing
the script to getting people in the seats. It is no wonder
FSU students are so successful after leaving the
university. This scrappy, do-or-die attitude is what it takes
to make it in the theatre, and they've got it in spades."
In addition to his Heideman Award-winning 10-minute
works, plays penned by Dietz include "Dirigible," "Blind
Horses," "Tilt Angel," "Americamisfit," "The
Sandreckoner," and "tempOdyssey," which was
performed on stages from New York City to Los Angeles
and named a finalist for the 2007 PEN USA Literary
Award in Drama.
Dietz has been honored with a James A. Michener
Fellowship, a Josephine Bay Paul Fellowship, and the
Austin Critics Table Award for Best New Play. His work
has been presented at the Kennedy Center, the Public
Theater, CenterStage, the Playwrights' Center, and the
Summer Play Festival, among other venues. He has twice
been named a finalist for the Princess Grace Award, and
was a nominee for the Oppenheimer/Newsday Award.
Starting in 2011, the National Ten-Minute Play Contest
and its Heideman Award will be jointly sponsored by City
Theatre of Miami, Fla., and Actors Theatre of Louisville.
To learn more about the 2010 Humana Festival of New
American Plays, slated for Feb. 21-March 28, visit the
Actors Theatre Web site at
www.actorstheatr. .-.. 7,,,,, ,,,., 1,1, 1 For additional
information on the School of Theatre, part of the College
of Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance at The Florida State
University, go to http://theatre.fsu.edu/


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that could be used to serve meals to persons 60 years of
age or older.
Any business, organization or church that has space
available and would be interested in assisting in this
much needed service to the elderly population of Bran-
ford, should contact Bruce Evans, Senior Center Director,
at 362-1164 or Janis Owen, Director of Client Services,
at 362-4115, ext. 240.

Love a mystery?
Try locating your ancestors by working on your family
tree. The Suwannee Valley Gcnic.ii,-, Society invites
you to join and learn how to find your ancestors.
Membership is $30 for a single member or $35 for a
family. Corporate membership is also available for
donations of $100 or more (tax deductible). Meetings are
held on the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM at
the Gcc.,i ,- Center at 215 Wilbur Street SW in Live
Oak. The library is open on Tuesday and Thursday from
9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and the talented folks there will be
glad to help. For more information call Jinnie or Alice at
386-330-0110.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly
We know everyone has different hopes and dreams,
different health conditions and weight loss goals. TOPS
helps people meet their individual needs through group
support.
However you measure success and whatever you have
to lose, TOPS is here for you.
Change take time. Take Off Pounds Sensibly supports
you, no matter how long, even after you've reached your
goal.
There is no quick fixes at TOPS and no phony guaran-
tees about weight loss. It's up to you and it's a total com-
mitment on your part, but if you bring the desire, we can
help.
We meet every Wednesday morning at 9 at the Com-
munity Church of God, 10639 US 129 South, Live Oak.
For more information contact Barbara at 362-5933.

AARP tax filing service
suspended
Due to volunteer leadership staffing difficulties, AARP
Tax-Aide has found it necessary to temporarily suspend
its free volunteer tax preparation service in Suwannee,
Hamilton and Columbia counties this tax filing season
that would have begun Feb. 1. AARP Tax-Aide wants all
citizens to know that they are deeply committed to assist-
ing the taxpayers in these areas, and they are working to
rectify this situation for next year.
In the interim, to locate an alternate site near them, tax-
payers may visit the AARP Tax-Aide Web site at
www.aarp.org/taxaide, or call toll-free 1-888-227-7669.
AARP Tax-Aide is a program of the AARP Foundation,
offered in conjunction with the IRS.

Caladium bulbs
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Price still 10 bulbs for $6.
To place your order, call:
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Andrea Miller 386-963-3172.

Rocky Sink Baptist
Rocky Sink Baptist would like to invite all to come
meet their Pastor Robert Carter.
8422 169th RD. Live Oak, FL.

Live Oak Partnership
meeting schedule changes
The Live Oak Partnership Revitalization Board will
meet on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 3:30
p.m. The meetings will be held at the Live Oak City Hall
complex. Unless otherwise noted, these meetings will be


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held in the City Hall Annex building, east of the main City
Hall office.

MOAA meets fourth Tuesdays
MOAA (Military Officers Association of America,
Suwannee River Valley Chapter) meets fourth Thursday,
6:30 p.m., Elks Club, Lake City for dinner and program.
Info: Steve Casto 386-497-2986.

Seasonal flu vaccine still
available at health department
Seasonal influenza vaccine for adults is still available
at the Suwannee County Health Department for adults
and children age 36 months and older. This vaccine is
recommended in addition to any H1N1 (Swine Flu)
vaccine that may become available later this fall.

Seasonal flu vaccine is recommended for those who
are:
All children age 6 months and older
50 years of age and older
Persons at risk for complications from influenza,
including:
women who will be pregnant during flu season
persons with chronic health problems
persons with a weakened immune system
persons with muscle or nerve disorders that can lead
to breathing or swallowing problems
residents of nursing homes and other long term care
facilities
Healthcare providers
Caregivers of children from birth up to 5 years of age
Household contacts and caregivers of people 50 years
and older
Anyone with chronic medical problems

The vaccine will be given by appointment. Call 386-
362-2708 for an appointment at the Live Oak clinic or
386-935-1133 for an appointment at the Branford clinic.
There is no charge for the children's seasonal flu vaccine.
Adult seasonal flu vaccine is $30 and is covered by
Medicare.

Free English-speaking
and literacy classes
Provided by Columbia County School District's Career
and Adult Education Program

Where: Wellborn, Florida
Unity of God Ministries, Inc.
12270 County Road 137
When: Every Thursday


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New master gardener

volunteer training
Suwannee County UF/IFAS Extension will be offering
training for new Master Gardener Volunteers.
CLASSES: Wednesdays, February 17-June 2, 2010
from 8:30 am-4:00 pm
COST: $100 which includes manuals, lawn handbook
and field trips
The classes will be held at the Suwannee County Ex-
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Live Oak (next to the coliseum).
The training is for individuals who can donate 75 hours
of their time to help Extension Agents improve landscape
and gardening practices.
For more information, contact Carolyn Saft or Pamela
Burke at the Suwannee County Extension Office at 386/-
362-2771 or csaft318@ufl.edu.

Educational program for

adults with Type 2 diabetes
Through March 25
Suwannee County Extension is now offering an
educational program to help adults with type 2 diabetes
control their blood sugar to feel better and reduce risk of
health complications. The program will include nine
classes taught by a team of qualified educators and health
professionals, and a personal consultation with a
registered dietitian. Health assessments (height, weight,
and blood pressure measurements) are included. Classes
will run from Jan. 28 to March 25 and will be held on
Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m.
We are now recruiting participants for this program. If
you have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, are at least
21 years old, and are interested in being a part of this
program, please call the Extension office at 386-362-
2771 by Jan. 25. The $75 program fee includes the
educational classes, nutrition consultation, program
materials and health assessments.
Class size is limited!

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at the Suwannee River Regional Library-Live Oak. This
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on the third Wednesday of every month at 10 a.m.
Discussion will include raised beds, vertical growing
and other containers, plant selection and insect
management.
Other topics to be discussed throughout the series
include: "Native and Drought Tolerant Plants", "So
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Web challenge could benefit

animal shelter
Through mid-April
The Suwannee County Animal Control Shelter is en-
tered into a shelter challenge sponsored by Petfinders
and the animal rescue site. In order to win we need
everyone to log onto www.theanimalrescuesite.com and
vote for Suwannee County Animal Control Shelter. You
can do this once a day. The contest runs through mid-
April. Please, we need your help and it only takes a
few minutes a day. Not only can we possibly win the
grand prize of $100,000 but there are weekly prizes
also.

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@ya-
hoo.com. Or call 386-362-6309 to leave a message.
We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you
at the reunion.

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SUWANNEE VALLEY HUMANE SOCIETY


CRITTER CORNER


Suwannee Valley Humane Society
1156 SE Bisbee Loop
Madison, Florida 32340
Two miles south of Lee off C.R. 255
From 10 Exit 262.
Take C.R.255 north .8 of a mile
We are a Limited Space Shelter (no
kill). You must check with us prior to
bringing a drop-off animal to the shel-
ter. Hours: Tues. to Sat. 10:00 to 2:00,
or by appointment. We are closed on
Sunday and Mondays. Visit our website
and see the animals that need a really
good home at www.suwanneevalleyhu-
manesociety.org or at our e-mail address
suwanneevalley@embarqmail.com.
We service the surrounding counties
of Madison, Suwannee, Hamilton,
Lafayette, Columbia and Taylor. We do
not pick up animals.
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 an animal or lost a 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 do-
nations for the stores. Please keep us in
mind if you have items in good condi-
tion you would like to donate to us.
RECYCLING:
We have a recycling bin on our prop-
erty newspapers, magazines, and cata-
logs. The bin will take all kinds of pa-
per. We also have a bin in Live Oak at
305 Pinewood Drive, next to Johnson's
Appliance/Radio Shack. We also collect
aluminum cans to recycle. Just bring
them to the shelter. All the money goes
to help the homeless animals.
Our adoption is $65.00, which IN-
CLUDES, spay/neuter, wormed, boost-


shots, heartworm/feline leukemia tested,
microchips, and rabies shot (if old
enough). We also a Diamond in the
Ruff program, ask about it. Please
come visit us, our animals would love
to meet you.
FEATURED ANIMALS
FOR ADOPTIONS
DOGS:
#3686 Blinky is a Pekingese Mix,
he is 1 1/2 years old. He is black with a
little white. He is a very friendly dog.
#3665 Tori is a Lab Mix, she is all
black. She is 9 months old and a little
shy.
#3625 Little Bit is 2 years months
old. She is a Black and white and is a
Corgi Mix.
#3612 Vicki is a brown, Blood-
hound Mix. She is 1 year 8 months old.
She is a real sweet heart.
#3511 Snickers is a Mixed Breed,
she is brindle color. She is 3 years 3


months old. She weighs 48.8 lbs.
CATS:
#3779 Akony is a female Calico
cat. She is 2 years old and weighs
7.5 lbs.
#3778 Connor is a 6 month old,
male kitty. He is orange and weighs
3.14 lbs.
#3777 Meko is a light color Cali-
co, She is 10 months old. And weighs
5 lbs.
#3775 Gator is a 10 months old
kitty. He is orange and white, and
weighs 6.11 1/2 lbs.
#3754 Snowball is a Cream col-
ored, shorthaired kitty. He is 4 1/2
months old and weighs 4.3 1/2 lbs.
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Dolphins could be ideal model to study


human cervical cancer, say UF vets


By Sarah Carey
After testing dozens of
samples from marine mam-
mals, University of Florida
aquatic animal health ex-
perts say they have found
the ideal model for the
study of cervical cancer in
people.
"We discovered that dol-
phins get multiple infec-
tions of papillomaviruses,
which are known to be
linked with cervical cancer
in women," said Hendrik
Nollens, D.V.M., Ph.D., a
marine mammal biologist
and clinical assistant pro-


fessor at UF's College of
Veterinary Medicine re-
cently at the annual meet-
ing of the American Acad-
emy for the Advancement
of Science. "Dolphins are
the only species besides
humans that we know of
that can harbor coinfec-
tions, or infections of mul-
tiple papillomavirus types,
in the genital mucosa."
There are approximately
100 types of human papil-
lomaviruses, and multiple
infections of up to eight
HPV types have been re-
ported in humans, he said.


"Even more surprisingly,
some virus groups have
shown the ability to cross
the marine-terrestrial
ecosystem boundary -
from sea to land," Nollens
said. "We have demon-
strated at least one case of
genetic recombination be-
tween viruses of human
and marine mammals. So
while it's exciting that dol-
phins can provide a unique
window into the role of
coinfection in human cer-
vical cancer, we can't rule
out that the next high-risk
virus, such as SARS, or


West Nile, might actually
come from the marine en-
vironment."
The presence of coinfec-
tions is believed to be one
of the biggest risk factors
for the development of
cervical cancer in humans,
Nollens said, although he
added that there is no evi-
dence that dolphins devel-
op the disease.
"Why do people develop
the disease, but dolphins
don't? If we can figure out
why, the human medical
community might be very
interested in how that in-


formation might be applied
to human strategies for
preventing the disease," he
said.
Of all creatures that in-
habit the ocean, dolphins
and other marine mammals
are the closest relatives of
humans, but researchers
say scientific knowledge
of infectious diseases, par-
ticularly viral diseases, af-
fecting these animals is
limited.
In hopes of shedding
more light on the nature,
prevalence and potential of
such diseases to be passed


Hendrik Nollens, D.V.M., Ph.D., a marine mammal biologist and clinical assistant professor at UF's College of Veterinary Medicine. Courtesy photo


to humans, Nollens and his
colleagues at UF's Marine
Animal Disease Laboratory
have embarked on a large-
scale collaborative research
project to catalogue previ-
ously unrecognized and
emerging viruses of marine
mammals, both in collec-
tions and in the wild.
Over a four-year period,
some 1,500 blood, tissue
and fecal samples taken
from dolphins have been
analyzed at different labo-
ratories across the United
States, Nollens said. No
animals were harmed dur-
ing collection of cell and
tissue samples, although
some were obtained from


Of all creatures
that inhabit the
ocean, dolphins
and other marine
mammals are the
closest relatives of
humans, but
researchers say
scientific
knowledge of
infectious
diseases,
particularly viral
diseases, affecting
these animals is
limited.

animals that have died of
natural causes in the wild.
"Some 90 percent of
what we do in the laborato-
ry is molecular analyses,"
Nollens said. "Because of
advances in molecular
medicine since January
2006, we've found more
than 40 new viruses in dol-
phins alone. When the last
textbook came out in 2003,
only 19 were noted."
All viruses found in the
laboratory and suspected of
having pathogenic potential
are further evaluated to as-
sess the impact each could
have on the health of indi-
vidual dolphins, he added.
The information is then
used to generate guidelines
for disease outbreak man-
agement and prevention
strategies.
"This process helps us
understand disease and dis-
ease prevention," Nollens
said, adding that for more
than a decade, scientists
have been looking for
cures to human diseases,
including cancer, among
marine invertebrates.
"Maybe there will be a
similar story with dolphin
papilloma viruses and pre-
vention of cervical cancer
in humans," he said. "It
wouldn't be the first time
we've come up with useful
information from looking
at marine animals."
The discovery of new in-
fectious diseases and virus-
es in marine mammals is
important for conservation
as well as for a better sci-
entific understanding of the
connections between
oceans and people, accord-
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Energy drinks, favored among young people for the
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popular alcoholic drinks, such as Red Bull and vodka.
But combining alcohol and energy drinks may create a
dangerous mix, according to University of Florida re-
search.
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after drinking than bar patrons who drank alcohol only.
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Addictive Behaviors.
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less intoxicated than they really are," said the study's
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interviews with participants to gather demographic in-
formation and details on participants' energy drink con-
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their drinking history and intention to drive that night.
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were three times more likely to be intoxicated than
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"There's a very common misconception that if you may be reduced by the concurrent ingestio
drink caffeine with an alcoholic beverage the stimulant feinated energy drinks, increasing both the
effect of the caffeine counteracts the depressant effect further alcohol consumption, and of driving
of the alcohol and that is not true," Goldberger said. toxicated."
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Lt. James Tomaszeski grew up in Orange Park,
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bachelor's degree in creative writing. Upon gradua-
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explains, "I was assigned to fly jets one week prior to
9-11. At this point in time, everyone started joining the
military; people with more qualifications to fly than I
had at the time. Had I stayed at Florida State and done
my fourth year, I would have been part of this wave
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flight prior to consideration. Lt. Tomaszeski has accu-
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rier arrested landings. His decorations include the
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