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Suwannee Democrat

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Title:
Suwannee Democrat
Place of Publication:
Live Oak, FL
Publisher:
Suwannee Democrat, Myra Regan - Publisher
Creation Date:
January 5, 2005
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Frequency:
Semiweekly[<1990-1994>]
Weekly[ FORMER <1897-1928>]
semiweekly
regular
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English

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Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
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newspaper ( marcgt )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
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30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )

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Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
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Began Aug. 12, 1897.
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Editor: F.R. McCormack, <1910>.
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Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 12 (Nov. 20, 1897).

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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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Copyright Suwannee Democrat, J.E. Pound publisher. Permission granted to University of Florida to digitize and display this item for non-profit research and educational purposes. Any reuse of this item in excess of fair use or other copyright exemptions requires permission of the copyright holder.
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Midweek Edition April 18, 2018 Suwannee Democrat rfn Serving Suwannee County since 1884, including Live Oak, Wellborn, Dowling Park, Branford, McAlpin and OBrien www.suwanneedemocrat.com SEE REED, PAGE 10A rf 70438-1 rf ntb nntn tbn fn bn t tn ntb ADOPT A PET, PAGES 8-9A ELECTION 2018 ELECTION 2018 LIVE OAK I am very excited to have the opportunity to introduce myself as I campaign to be your next city coun cil person. My name is Robintina Reed, everyone knows me as Tina, the wife of Donald Reed and daughter-in-law of the late Mrs. Edna and Frank Reed. You could Reed seeking council seat rffnntrb rtnb jessie.box@ganews.com LIVE OAK A man was arrested Thursday for stealing from Branford High School. Accord ing to the Suwannee County Sher iffs Ofce, Brandon Lee Turner, 29, broke into a locked storage room at Branford High School and stole approximately $2,500 worth of property. The report states that the suspect listed the property for sale online. SCSO was able to track down and recover the majority of the stolen items and return them to the school. Turner has been charged with burglary, grand theft and dealing in stolen property. Man charged in BHS theft LIVE OAK Airplane enthusiasts and those with a curiosity for ight will ock to the Suwannee County Air port this weekend. The third Wings over Su wannee y-in festival begins Friday at 8 a.m. and lasts through Sunday with a full slate of events the rst two days. There is free admission and free on-site camping available. The Live Oak chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association will be hosting a Young Eagles rally during the y-in, offering free ights to children, ages 8-17. The program, which requires a parent or legal guardian present to sign up, is de signed to engage children into aviation. Last year, more than 200 children received free ights with close to 3,000 people in attendance on the Saturday of the y-in. According to Alex Melia, one of the organizers for Wings over Suwannee, the hope is this year is even big ger and better. Were really amping it up this year, and were hoping for a big turnout compared to last year, Melia said. Were just really trying to get the public involved out there. Let them know what were doing and how they can get involved. In addition to the Young Eagles ights, airplanes will also be on display as well as cars and motorcycles. There will be a radio control air show, seminars for pilots and a military y over. Food and drink vendors will also be on hand. There will also be a corn roast and twilight bonre Friday night. Wings over Suwannee set to take ight ttrtntn nn ftrtnnn rnt Thousands attend Catsh Festival tnnnntt ntnrnt nnnntt nnn nttn rnt trnrnnbnrnt nnfrbn jessie.box@ganews.com BRANFORD Thousands of people attended Branfords fourth annual Suwannee River Catsh Festival on Saturday at Greenway Park. The event began at 9 a.m. and ran through 6 p.m. with various vendors, live music and $7 catsh dinners. Ap proximately 1,200 plates and 350 pounds of catsh was sold at the event. Halford Harris, vice pres ident of the festival, said the event had great attendance. He estimated the attendance upwards of 5,000. The money raised at the festival will be donated to the Gainesville Fisher House. A nal tally was not available at press time. The Gainesville Fisher House is an organization that offers shelter and support during a medical crisis to mil itary families. The rest of the funds raised will go towards scholarships. Scholarships were awarded to two high school seniors who participated in this years essay contest. Weslyn Paget and Kailey Greene both won a $500 scholarship. The winner of the 5K Run was Bill Marshall. The Suwannee River Cat sh Festival will return next year on the second Saturday in April.

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APRIL 18-19, 2018 Advertising Manager, Monja Slater ext. 105 Sr. Advertising Representative, Bill Regan, ext. 150 Advertising Representative,Ashley Hingson, ext. 103 Advertising Representative,Samantha Smith, ext. 141 Classified/Legal, Louise Sheddan ext. 102 Telesales Ad Representative, Ninan Rogers, ext. 109The Suwannee Democrat, ublished Wednesday and Friday. Periodicals postage paid at Live Oak, FL 32064. Business located at 521 Demorest St. SE, Live Oak, FL. Publication number 530180. The Jasper News, published every Thursday. Periodicals postage paid at Live Oak, FL 32064. Business locat ed at 521 Demorest St. SE, Live Oak, FL. USPS #755-980. The Mayo Free Press, published every Thursday. Periodicals postage paid at Live Oak, FL 32064. Business locat ed at 521 Demorest St. SE, Live Oak, FL. USPS #334-600. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Suwannee Democrat, Jasper News or Mayo Free Press, PO Box 370, Live Oak, FL 32064. Subscribe online at www. suwanneedemocrat.com.Letters, comments and opinions on the Opinion page are not necessarily those of the management/ownership of the Suwannee Democrat, The Jasper News and the Mayo Free Press.LETTERS TO THE EDITORLetters may be mailed, faxed or emailed to our office. All letters are read. Not all letters are published. Letters may be edited to fit available space. The editor should not alter the writers point of view. Well written letters require less editing. Keep it to the point, an ideal range is 150 to 200 words. Please include your name, address and day and evening phone numbers for verification. Letters MUST be signed. Letters to the editor can be limited to one letter per quarter per individual. Suwannee Democrat The Jasper News Mayo Free Press HOW TO REACH US Switchboard, 386-362-1734 Fax, 386-364-5578 Email, nf.editorial@gaflnews.com Mail, P.O. Box 370 Live Oak, FL 32064 Office, 521 Demorest St. SE Publisher, Jeff Masters jmasters@cnhi.com General Manager, Monja Slater ext. 105 CONTACT US WITH YOUR COMMENTSIf you have any questions or concerns, call us at 386-362-1734 or visit our Website at www.suwanneedemocrat.com NEWSROOM Editor, Jamie Wachter ext. 131 Reporter, Jessie Box ext. 130 Reporter, Alexis Spoehr ext. 108 Sports, Mike Jones ext. 133 ADVERTISING Suwannee Democrat Circulation Subscription Rates, In-county, $35 Out-of-county, $50 Jasper News Circulation Subscription Rates, In-county, $18 Out-of-county, $26 Mayo Free Press Circulation Subscription Rates, In-county, $18 Out-of-county, $26 OFFICE HOURS Open Monday Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CIRCULATION RANT & RAVE HOTLINEHeres your chance to tell everyone what you think! Callers may dial 208-8314 and leave a message to express their thoughts, good or bad, 24/7 about issues and politics, but not about private indi viduals or businesses. If you prefer, you may email your comments to jamie. wachter@gaflnews.com. Your name is not required, but you must adhere to no more than 200 words. Rant & Rave only publishes in the weekend Suwannee Democrat. SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 2A Suwannee Democrat prints the entire ar rest record each week. If your name appears here and you are later found not guilty or the charges are dropped, we will be happy to make note of this in the newspaper when judicial proof is presented to us by you or the authorities. The following abbreviations are used be low: SCSO-Suwannee County Sheriffs Ofce LOPD-Live Oak Police Department FDLE-Florida Department of Law En forcement FHP-Florida Highway Patrol FWC-Florida Wildlife Commission DOT-Department of Transportation OALE-Ofce of Agricultural Law En forcement P & P-Probation and Parole USMS-US Marshals Service ATF-Department of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms DOC-Department of Corrections April 12, Clara Ann Stratton, 47, 17356 U.S. Highway 301, Starke, FL, DWLS, Pro bation Violation: LOPD-Chauncey April 12, Thomas Allen Humphrey, 37, 10583 County Road 349, OBrien, FL, Pos session of Methaqualone, Possession of Drug Equipment, Probation Violation: SCSO-Rob erts April 12, Thomas Ashley Eaton, 30, 457 SE Wagon Wheel Trail, Lee, FL, Probation Violation: SCSO-Smith April 12, David Mitchell Joiner, 35, 217 NE Kalmia Lane, Branford, FL, Conditions of Pretrial Release, Hold for Other Reason: SCSO-Tompkins April 12, Stormie Brooke Fivecoate, 33, 10939 156th Street, McAlpin, FL, Produce Methamphetamine: SCSO-Garcia April 12, Brandon Lee Turner, 29, Proba tion Violation: SCSO-Brooks April 13, Luis Resendoz-Ramirez, 40,701 2nd Street, Live Oak, FL, No Driver Li cense: LOPD-MacFadden April 13,Davy Rodriguez Evans, 36, 9407 Mulberry St., Tampa, FL, Hold For Other Reason SCSO-Hunter April 13, Anthony Jessie Stewart, 19, 11099 NW 38th Street, Jasper, FL, Probation Violation: SCSO-Hunter April 13, Chaze Jennings Greathouse, 19, 5069 County Road 795, Live Oak, FL, Sim ple Battery-Domestic Violence: SCSO-Car ter April 13, Ashley Nicole Mallory-Raines, 33, 7849 41st Drive, Live Oak, FL, Bur glary, Aggravated Battery, Aggravated Bat tery-Elderly: SCSO-Harmon April 14, Jessica Rena Fisher, 31, 17231 47th Drive, Wellborn, FL, Probation Viola tion:SCSO-Lee April 15, Jalen Jarod Edwards, 21, 624 Webb Drive, Live Oak, FL, Failure to Ap pear: SCSO-Howard April 15, Scott Kenneth Klein, 30, 2209 Riverside Drive, Clearwater, FL, Posses sion of Controlled Substance 3 cts., Sell/ Manufacture/Deliver/Possess with Intent of Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Equipment: SCSO-Harmon April 16, Houston Samuel Cumbess, 21, 410 Shelby Ave., Live Oak, FL, Simple Bat tery-Domestic Violence, Simple Assault-Do mestic Violence: SCSO-Descarreaux April 16, Jackie Berger, 33, Hold for Oth er Reason: SCSO-McDaniel Suwannee County Arrest Record 63390-1 We Strive to See You Today or Tomorrow! $ 699 $ 699 $ 699 Your Choice! 65680LAKE CITY The United Way of Suwannee Valley recognized Mike Williams with the Presi dential Volunteer Service Award at the agencys 50th annual meeting and awards banquet, conduct ed at the Country Club at Lake City on Friday eve ning. John W. Burns III, last years honoree, presented the award, citing Wil liams years of service to our community which followed his 24 years of service to our country. This years Presidential Volunteer Service Award recipient, like many, supports our community through a diverse array of volunteer efforts, all of which benet from his exceptionally strong lead ership, organizational, and interpersonal skills, said Burns. Williams has served the local United Way in vari ous capacities including as president of the board of directors, chair of the lead ership giving committee, secretary of the board, and member of both the Build ing Committee and Capital Campaign Committee. Williams has also ful lled many community service roles including the Kiwanis Club, in which he has served as president and as lieutenant governor; March of Dimes Walk for Babies; Foundation for Florida Gateway College; Catholic Charities Lake City; Columbia County School District Strategic Plan Advisory Committee; and the Haven Hospice Advisory Board. Also an active member of the Chamber, Williams was recognized by the Colum bia County Chamber of Commerce as the 2017 Citizen of the Year. United Way initiated the annual presentation of the Presidential Volunteer Service Award, a national recognition of outstanding community volunteers who have given a lifetime of service, in 2008 in con junction with the agencys 40th anniversary. Williams joins a distinguished list of outstanding community leaders who have been be stowed this honor through the local United Way. Past recipients include Tom Brown, the 2008 award re cipient; Joe Persons, 2009; Jeff Parker, 2010; Keith Leibfried, 2011; Vern and Maureen Lloyd, 2012; Mike McKee, 2013; Dave and Renee Cobb, 2014; Jim Moses, 2015; James Montgomery, 2016; and Burns, 2017. The Presidential Vol unteer Service Award is the highest honor the White House gives for volunteer service to thank and honor citizens who, by their demonstrated commitment and example, inspire others to serve. The award was initiated to Williams receives Presidential Volunteer Service Award rfrfr ntrbftrrf rbtntr acknowledge our countrys long and proud tradition of volunteer service. In 2002 President George W. Bush issued a challenge to all Americans to dedicate at least 4,000 hours to vol unteer service and help to foster a culture of service, citizenship, and responsi bility. In 2003 the Presi dents Council on Service and Civic Participation was formed to nd ways to recognize the valuable contributions volunteers are making to our nation. The Presidents Council on Service and Civic Par ticipation created the Pres idents Volunteer Service Award. WHITE SPRINGS The names may be famil iar in Tuesdays White Springs Town Council election, but the voting lo cation wont be. The new voting location for Tuesdays election, with polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., will be at the White Springs Public Library, 16403 Jewett Street. The old location is now the new Health Clin ic for southern Hamilton County. There are three Council seats open with ve can didates running, including three incumbents and one former council member. Willie Jefferson, Spencer Lofton and Walter McK enzie all currently serve on the Council and will be on the ballot. Also running are former council woman Helen Miller and Arthur Natteal. The Town of White Springs does not have districts so the three with the most votes will win the open seats. Voters must have resid ed in White Springs for 12 months leading up to the election and must be regis tered in Hamilton County to vote. White Springs holding election Tuesday

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APRIL 18-19, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 3A 70464-1PUBLIC NOTICE CEMETERY CLEAN-UPBeginning April 30, 2018 through May 11, 2018 the city will institute a bi-annual cemetery wide clean up in both the Main City Cemetery and the Eastside Cemetery. During this time, the city will be sprucing up the cemeteries by removing faded ower arrangements and other weathered items. Prior to this date, the city is encouraging families to please remove any items that they do not wish to be removed by the city. your heels back to the ground strengthens the entire calf. For balance, you can hold onto the wall or a chair. As you get stronger, try to repeat this exercise with your heels to gether to work the calf muscles in a different way. Are you busy Thursday, April 19, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.? If the answer is no, come on over to Country Strong Gym (formerly Dog Pound) located on 11th across from Howlands for its grand opening. Its free and you can check out the facilities and meet the new owners. Get up and get moving. Yes you CAN! Have an amazing week. To your health, Denise Denise Sanger is a certified fit ness instructor, Silver Sneakers In structor, AMPD Kettlebell Instruc tor, licensed Zumba, STRONG by Zumba instructor, gentle flow yoga, teaches morning classes at Country Strong Health & Fitness. Denise may be reached at Denis eSanger.com, 386/292-6105 or denisesanger@gmail.com. Healthy Living What about those calves? How much attention do you pay to your calves? You know. Calf muscles that are located in your lower legs? Chances are you dont think too much about them at all. I didnt either UNTIL my first half marathon but after that event, I am grateful for everything my calves do for my body. I was excited about my first half marathon. Not sure what it is about me but all the events I have com pleted were not even a thought for me until I hit my 50s. Let that be a lesson age should never deter you from reaching your goals. Flew into Washington D.C. two days before the event which was the Nike Womens We Run DC. Probably the best event I have ever attended as far as organization and support. I like half marathons because it allows me to see a city from the ground up versus as a tourist. Running through the mon uments and next to the Potomac is something I will always remember. Super fun event UNTIL the evening of the day I completed the event. I went to stand up and literally could not walk because my calf muscles had tightened so much that they felt locked. Yes, I did training. Yes, I was doing strength training but like many people, I did not devote the time to training my calf muscles that I should have. The importance of our calf mus cles goes well beyond any event you may participate in. Sheila, in my Silver Sneakers class, told me her doctor said its extremely im portant that we pay attention and train our calf muscles. Why? Our calf muscles are often called calf muscle pump or secondary heart. It takes one heart beat to pump the blood from our heart to our legs BUT it takes quite a few strong heartbeats to push the blood back up the leg to the heart. Why? Your blood is going against gravi ty to return to the heart. The return process is a combination of blood pressure from the hearts pumping, the valves and muscle movement from the calves that pumps the blood back to the heart. Not only do our calves help to stabilize our body but they are also extremely important for the circulation in our legs. Pretty good reasons to spend some time on our calf muscles. How hard is it to train your calves? The most difficult part as in any exercise program in general is actually do ing it. The exercises we do in a Silver Sneakers class can easily be done at home. (As always, please check with your doctor before beginning an exercise program.) Simple calf raises in which you raise your heels off the ground, then lower Editors note: The Jasper News prints the entire ar rest record. If your name appears here and you are later found not guilty or the charges are dropped, we will be happy to make note of this in the newspaper when judicial proof is presented to us by you or the authorities. The following abbrevi ations are used below: DAC Department of Agriculture Commission DOA Department of Agriculture DOT Department of Transportation FDLE Florida Depart ment of Law Enforce ment FHP Florida Highway Patrol FWC Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission HCDTF Hamilton County Drug Task Force HCSO Hamilton ICE Immigration and Custom Enforcement JAPD Jasper Police Department JNPD Jennings Police Department Hamilton County Arrest Record ricultural Law Enforce ment P&P Probation and Parole SCSO Suwannee WSPD White Springs Police Department Apr. 9, Adrian Esparza, 21, 3757 NW 107 Ave. Jasper, Fla., VOP felo ny 16205CF, FTA: mis 17000401CTAXMX: HCSO Bryd Apr. 9, Frank Edward Shaw, 65, lewd lascv be havior offender 18 yoa older victim less 16 yoa: JAPD Harris Apr. 10, Stanley Daron Johnson, 44, 1213 Park Bridge Acwarth, Ga., DWLS, resist ofcer with out violence, out of state fugitive Georgia: DOA Williams Apr. 10, Seth John De vereux, 26, 45 Bushyhill Street Tapanui, nonmoving trafc cool. attach regis tration license plate not assigned, drive without valid commercial DL, fail to stop at agriculture inspection station: DOA Miller Apr. 11, Kimberly Chris tine Muse, 39, 8354 Pine Ave. Macclenny, Fla., out of county warrant Baker County: WSPD Davis Apr. 11, Jayla Moneet Houston, 19, 1106 Martin Luther King Drive Jasper, Fla., poss. over 20 grams of marijuana, neglect child without great bodily harm: FHP Hughes Apr. 11, John Peter Kenny, 56, 1472 74th Street Ocean Marathon, Fla., poss. no more than 20 grams of marijuana: DOA Townsend Apr. 11, Kevin Moore, 46, 1704 E Rivercove Street Apt. 8 Tampa, Fla., warrant #17000074CFAX MX battery on Law En forcement Ofcer: HCSO Jackson Apr. 11, Carolus Duran McKire, 55, 16652 Mill Street White Springs, Fla., DWLS knowingly 3rd or subsq. offense, poss. drug para.: WSPD Anderson Apr. 11, Michael Alan Hill, 34, 20074 County Road 137 Wellborn, Fla., 17-56MMAXMX FTA resisting without violence: HCSO Byrd Apr. 12, Kendrick La mar Robinson, 41, 232 MLK Drive Jasper, Fla., poss. more than 20 grams of marijuana, poss. drug equip., DWLS habitual of fender: JAPD Rickerson Apr. 12, Douglas An drew Graham, 41, 15723 102nd Trail White Springs, A., harassing comm. per mit obscene or harassing phone calls: HCSO Williams Apr. 14, Terrell Lee Greer, 23, 825 Moon Street Akron, OH, DWLS know ingly, fail to stop at ag in spection station: DOA Apr. 14, Oliver Franisco Lopez, 34, VOP warrant #16000174CF, poss. con trolled subs., poss. of co caine, out of state warrant: HCSO McDaniel Apr. 14, Daniel Omar Juvae Cooks, 32, 16744 Branch Street White Springs, Fla., out of county warrant hold U.S. Marshall Service: WSPD Davis Apr. 15, Doraelia Or tiz-Gutierrez, 28, 1895 NW US Highway 41 Jennings, Fla., operate motor vehicle without valid license, re fusing to aid ofcer: JNPD Holton T ravis Henr y, AAMS Financial Advisor 123 Howard Street Liv e Oak, FL 32064 386-364-1657 tra vis .henr y@edw ardjones .com www .edw ardjones .com rfnt rfnntbbrf fbbnntbnb FINANCIAL FOCUS fbrnf bnbbrbf bbnbb nbbbb bbfbbnf bnbb bnbbf bbbbbbn nnfbbfb bfffbnbbnbb bbnbbbrnb fbfnbnffb rbbffnfbbnbn ffbrbbfbbb bbbbbf brf fbbn bfrbbrbbf rbbfnnb nfbbfb bnfbfnfb bf nfnf bbbbbf bbbnnbn fnfbfb rbnbf rfnbbrbbfb fbrnbbbbfb bnfbbnfbn fbfnfbbrrf nnfbfnbrbb fbbbb nbbbnnr bfbbbn bbn nbbbfbf bnbnn fbfbbnbbbbfb nbbbfb bnbbnbf nbbbrfb nfbrfbbbf bbbrbnn fnbn rb brbnn bf fbbffbfb bbrbbbb fbbbbbnbfb fbbfbnrbbbn rfnnrbb nffbbbbnbf brfbbfrfbn nfbnbrbr brfbbrfb rrbf fnbrrff bbfbfb fbfbfbbb LIVE OAK Suwan nee River Regional Li brary Concerts Live will present a local musician Monday at the Live Oak Public Library. Jasper Lowder will per form Monday at 6 p.m. Lowder is a local musician, who will be performing a variety of music from country to original songs, while singing and playing on his acoustic guitar. He has performed interna tionally in Europe and locally in Dowling Park and Lake City. For more information, please call the library at 386-362-2317. LIVE OAK Hurricane season is still more than a month away from ofcially beginning, but it will still be part of a presentation Thursday at the Live Oak Public Library. Carolyn Saft, from the UF/IFAS Suwannee County Extension ofce, will provide a wind-resistant trees presentation at noon Thursday. Safts presentation will include discussion about taking hurricanes into consideration when choosing a new tree for ones Florida landscape, or deciding whether to remove a tree. Those in atten dance will also learn which trees are best to plant and can withstand hurricane-force winds. For more information, please call the library at 386362-2317. Saft to discuss wind-resistant trees Lowder to perform at Live Oak Library JENNINGS There will not be an election for the Jennings Town Coun cil after all. During last weeks qual ifying period, incumbents Billy Snipes and Carmen Jones were the only two to qualify for the two open seats on the council. Due to running unop posed, Snipes and Jones will retain their seats for another two-year term. Snipes, Jones retain town council seats LIVE OAK The Live Oak Public Library will turn into a Teen Coffee House and Open Mic Night on Thursday evening. From 5:30-7 p.m., teens can enjoy a friend ly, relaxing jazz cafe-in spired atmosphere where they can read poetry and listen to music. Hot coffee and tea will be served as well as other drinks and snacks, all for free. If anyone wants to come and play an instru ment, sing a song or just have fun laughing at the hosts horrible jokes, the Open Mic Night is available as well. The Teen Coffee House and Open Mic Night will return May 17 and June 21. For more information about youth library pro grams, please contact the library at 386-3643479. Library hosting Teen Coffee House and Open Mic Night P R I C I N G P R I C I N G

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APRIL 18-19, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 4A Suwannee Valley Living 70874-1 64097-1 DATE School Lunch Menu LAFAYETTE ELEMENTARYBREAKFAST LUNCH LAFAYETTE HIGH SCHOOLLUNCH BREAKFAST Chicken Parmesan Corn Romaine Salad served with Ranch Dressing Bread Sticks Apple Slices Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Chicken Parmesan Entree #2 Ground Beef Lasagna Romaine Salad served with Ranch Dressing Corn Bread Sticks Apple Slices Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted Milk Sponsored By:Lunch and Breakfast are served at Lafayette Elementary and High School each day. Varieties of Milk choices are available at both schools each day. Alternate High School menus are in parentheses. Menus are subject to change due to availability of goods.4/23 Mon. 4/24 Tues. 4/25 Wed. 4/26 Thurs. 4/27 Fri.Beef Taco served with Lettuce, Tomatos, Cheddar Cheese, Salsa Refried Beans Yellow Rice Diced Peaches Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Cheese and Ham Macaroni Entree #2 Chef Salad served with assorted dressings Low Sodium Green Beans Carrots Biscuits Applesauce Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Pepperoni Pizza Entree #2 Cheeseburger on a Bun served with Lettuce, Tomatoes, Dill Pickles, Mayonnaise, Mustard, Ketchup Carrots California Veggie Blend Fruit Cocktail Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Pepperoni Pizza Entree #2 Cheeseburger on a Bun served with Lettuce, Tomatoes, Dill Pickles, Mayonnaise, Mustard, Ketchup, Carrots California Veggie Blend Fruit Cocktail Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Chicken Biscuit Entree #2 Assorted Cereal served with Scooby-Doo Graham Crackers Pineapple Tidbits Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted Milk Entree #1 Pop Tarts served with Yogurt Trix Entree #2 Assorted Cereal served with Scooby-Doo Graham Crackers Pineapple Tidbits Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted Milk Entree #1 Pancake Wraps served with Syrup Cups Entree #2 Assorted Cereal served with Zoo Animal Crackers Apple Juice Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Reduced Fat Donut Entree #2 Assorted Cereal served with Dick and Jane Crackers Diced Pears Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Reduced Fat Donut Entree #2 Assorted Cereal served with Dick and Jane Crackers Diced Pears Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted Milk Entree #1 Mini orange bread Entree #2 Assorted Cereal served with Honey Maid Graham Crackers Apple Juice Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted Milk Entree #1 Cherry Cocoa Bar Entree #s Assorted Cereal served with Bear Cinnamon Cracker Grahams Fruit Cocktail Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted Milk Entree #1 Cherry Cocoa Bar Entree #2 Assorted Cereal served with Bear Cinnamon Cracker Grahams Fruit Cocktail Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Beef Taco served with Lettuce, Tomatoes, Cheddar Cheese, Salsa Refried Beans Yellow Rice Diced Peaches Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkApple Scone Assorted Cereal Honey Maid Graham Crackers Applesauce Assorted Fresh Fuit Assorted Milk FIsh Sandwich served with Lettuce, Tomatoes, Dill Pickles, Mayonnaise, Mustard, Ketchup, Tartar Sauce Potato Rounds Pineapple Tidbits Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Hamburger on a Bun Entree #2 Fish Sandwich Lettuce, Tomatoes, Dill Pickles, Ketchup, Mustard, Mayonnaise Potato Rounds Pineapple Tidbits Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Pancake Wraps served with Syrup Cups Entree #2 Assorted Cereal served with Zoo Animal Crackers Diced Peaches Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted Milk Cheese and Ham Macaroni Low Sodium Green Beans Carrots Biscuits Applesauce Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted Milk 68004-1 TO ALL TRADESMEN & SERVICE PROVIDERS:Havent you always heard the old saying, Big things come in small packages?Well,this is the idea behind the new Tri-County Service Directory coming soon to the Suwannee Democrat, e Jasper News & the Mayo Free Press!Call 386-362-1734Extension 102 for more information on how to place a small ad (thats the small package) to appear in all 3 of our publications which means the opportunity for your ad to be seen by approximately 4,600 potential customers (and thats the big things). LAKE CITY The Arc North Florida Inc. is looking for sponsors for its upcoming benet golf tournament. The 501(c)(3) non-prot agency, which provides advocacy and services to individuals with an intel lectual and/or physical dis ability, will hold its eighth annual Benet Golf Tour nament on May 11 at Quail Heights Country Club, 161 SW Quail Heights Terrace in Lake City. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The organization encour ages golfers to register ear ly with players from West Palm Beach, Jacksonville and Alachua planning to attend in addition to local golfers. The tournament is also still looking for sponsor ships from community businesses. Corporate and Gold sponsorships are available. For more infor mation, please contact Lisa Perry at 386-362-7143, ext. 0, or devcord@arcn. com. The Arc has also part nered with American Fundraising Foundation, which has provided silent auction trips, which will also raise funds for The Arc North Florida. The trips are for two people, all-inclusive and good for three years. The variety of destinations in clude Alaska, Ireland, Bo dega Bay golf, Costa Rica and St. Andrews. The silent auction will be held the day of the tour nament. The Arc seeking golf tournament sponsors LIVE OAK The Wanee Music Festival returns to the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park this weekend. Wanee Wednesday kicks off the long-time event, which then runs Thursday through Satur day. This years lineup includes Widespread Panic, Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band, As the Crow Flies, Dark Star Orchestra (Thurs day on the Peach Stage), St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Jaimoes Jasssz Band, The Chris Robin son Brotherhood, North Mississippi All Stars, Karl Densons Tiny Universe (Eat A Bunch of Peaches featuring George Porter Jr. & Marc Quinones), Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Walter Trout, Son ny Landreth, The Marcus King Band, George Porter Jr. & Runnin Pardners), Pink Talking Fish (Tied To The Whipping Post), Soul Rebels, Les Brers, Bobby Lee Rodgers Trio, The Main Squeeze, Big Something, New Orleans Suspects, Berry Oakleys Indigenous Suspects, Mid night North, The Yeti Trio and Crazy Fingers. Wanee Wednesday will kick off the weekend April 18 with Roosevelt Collier Trio playing homage to Jimi Hendrix (Jimi Meets Funk), Crazy Fingers, Ben Sparaco and the New Ef fect, Juke and also Bonnie Blue getting this music festival underway. Tickets are still on sale and can be purchased online at www.waneef estival.com. All sales are nal. Wanee Music Festi val will take place rain or shine. One must be 18 and older or accompanied and supervised by a parent or legal guardian, to attend. See the website www. waneefestival.com for more. Wanee was hosted for the rst 10 years by the Allman Brothers Band until the band ofcially retired. Still, many of the band members continue to play each year with other bands at Wanee. Wanee returns to Music Park rf nf LIVE OAK The Clayland School will have its annual reunion on Saturday, May 5, at the Clayland Church Fellowship Hall (old lunch room). Those attending are asked to bring a dish to share for a mid-day meal with lots of reminiscing. The reunion will begin at 10 a.m. with no time set for it to end. For more information, call Inez Hingson Linton at 352-339-1859. Clayland reunion planned for May Nobles issues Sexual Assault Awareness Day proclamation tbbbbnbn f LIVE OAK Mayor Sonny Nobles issued a proclamation April 12 to declare Tuesday, April 17, as Sexual Assault Awareness Day. The proclamation states that one in six boys and one in four girls become victims of sexual assault and sex ual harassment and that sexual violence creates a climate of fear, anger and/or disbelief in the workplace, schools, fam ilies and communities. According to the procla mation, sexual violence also affects all people regardless of age, race, religion, gender and in come level. Nobles proclamation also said that people in the community need to work together to support survivors, to educate oth ers about sexual violence prevention and speak out against harmful attitudes and action. JASPER The Hamil ton County Veterans Park will host the Concert in the Park on Friday. The concert, which be gins at 5 p.m., will feature the Matt Johns Band. 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APRIL 18-19, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 5A rfn 71101-1PUBLIC NOTICENOTICE, is hereby given that the Town of Jennings, Florida WILL NOT hold a City Election, June 5, 2018, due to lack of opposition of the candidates qualifying. 70855-1 rfntbr rfntb nbnrrfntnrrr rrn nrnnt nnnnrfntn nfrnrnn nbnrfnt nbb rfntnnr rfntnrfnnrr nntnrn rnrn nnrrr nrnrrbnr rnrbr nrrrrrn brnrr rrrnbnnnn br rnbrtn bnrfntr rfnt rnrnnt nnnrrnn rfntb nbnrb nbrnb tbfb rft bbbntrnt bnnb bbb bnbn bnnbbnbnnbtnn bnbfbbbn fbbtb nfb btrnbb fbnbfbn br tttnbb bfbbr bnfbbb rfntbn rrfrr rtfttb P R I C I N G P R I C I N G 386-362-1734 x107 *Protable events must go through our advertising department. Calendar submissions are pub lished within space availability and are not guaranteed consistency. Davis, Miller among acts selected for Jam rffntbtb trbfnnbbffnffbb rfnf ffrbn LIVE OAK It was a night of tension, ex citement, spectacular performances and disap pointment for some when the 2018 Suwannee River Jam (presented by S & S Food Stores and Bud weiser) Audition finals were held at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park on Friday. Two duos and 12 solo artists brought their in spiring talent to the Mu sic Hall stage during the evening hoping to move on to the stages of the annual Suwannee River Jam from May 2-5 at the SOSMP. When the winners were selected, the duo of Bryan James (Ovie do) and Al Enzian (High Springs) and the duo of Karley Scott Collins and Alex Sandlin (Lake City) were named win ners along with Kamryn Palmer (Indian Harbour Beach), Austin Harden (Lake Butler), Hallie Da vis (Jasper/Jacksonville) and Sadie Miller (Bran ford). Cliff Dorsey (High Springs) was later invited to be part of opening night in the Music Hall on May 2. The winners will have various perfor mance times during this years Suwannee River Jam, the Souths Coun try Music and Camping Festival, along the banks of the historic Suwannee River. Also performing at the Jam will be Abigail Carpenter (Jacksonville), winner of the Rising Star Talent Competition and Katie Ondrejicka (Jack sonville), winner of the Clay County Fair Youth Division. These winners will join a huge lineup of coun try artists such as recent Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee Alan Jackson along with Josh Turner, LOCASH, Ty ler Farr, Easton Corbin, Rodney Atkins, Kentucky Headhunters, Pam Tillis, The Lacs, comedians/ performers Williams and Ree, Texas country artist Cody Johnson and Nash ville artist Julia Cole. Regional bands are Amy Rae Band (Conyers, Ga.), Andy Pursell Band (Bra denton area), Cole Tom linson Band (Blackshear, Ga.), Kellen Vincent Band (Lake City), Ricky Valido Band (Hialeah), Snake Blood Remedy (OBrien), SoulShine Band (Valdo sta, Ga.), Sondra Hunt Band (Lake Butler), Southern Burn Band (Gainesville) and Treble Hook Band (Alachua). Other great artists in the audition nals were Ashley Holbrook (Orange Park), Brittanie Powell (Live Oak), Callie Leigh Johns (St. Augustine), Chyann Rose (Statesboro, Ga.), Jimmie Coleman (Jack sonville), Katrina Alexis (Jacksonville) and Lori Hill (Jacksonville). rffntb bbffn rffntbtb fffrfnrfrrfbrf rrbfnrrbbfbrrbbfnbnf bbffnffbb Questions? Contact the Suwannee Democrat ofce at 386-362-1734. Want to place an announcement? ttttt tttttt ttttt tttttttttttttttt tttttttt *Pricing depends on quantity of photos uploaded, word count and amount of dates chosen to run.

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Opinion A PAGE 6 rfrfnftrbfbf ftfrrbfbf APRIL 18-19, 2018 I wish there was a way to make a copy of myself. I could leave one copy at work, and the other copy could go shing or hunting or golng or boating oryou get the idea. This past Saturday I needed at least two copies of myself. I would have sent one copy to the river to enjoy the in credible weather. I would have spent the entire day at the Catsh Festival in Branford, and the other copy would have gone to nearly every booth and table set up for the Flea Across Florida on U.S. Highway 90 around Live Oak. Imagine how nice a oat down the Ichetucknee would be just as the river and all the life around it is coming to life again for the spring. Travis, a friend of mine visiting from Jacksonville, had come to our area for just such a oat down the Ichetucknee River with his son this week end. I suggested we meet up in Branford around lunch time, after their drift down current. I knew he and his son would enjoy the food and the music that has made the Catsh Festival such a success. The last time I came to the Catsh Festival, I made the mistake of waiting until dinner to try some of the fried sh that gives this event its name, and they were sold out. This year, I arrived much earlier and was able to enjoy some of the best fried catsh I have ever had. The sh was light and uffy and was not greasy. The beans and slaw that came with the meal were also better than your average beans and slaw. I wish there had been some cocktail sauce to go with the sh, but this sh was so good I was able to enjoy it without my usual dipping sauce. Quadravan was on the south stage as I arrived at Ivy Memorial Park. Hearing them sing about the places and people that make our area special is always a treat. Their song Alligator about a reptile that lived at the now defunct Suwannee River Cove brings back memories of eating at that restaurant and watching the wildlife near the river. When I asked K.J. Wingate about their music he said, It comes straight from mouth-to-ear rumors and the headlines of the Suwannee Democrat. He said his band could play three-hour sets of original songs and a wide range of covers. I cant wait to be there for one of those sets one day. Later, while eating lunch under the tent, I saw the So cial Club on the north stage. The singer said they were doing songs OBrien style and that was just ne by me. I really enjoyed their rendition of Skynyrds Simple Man and Collective Souls Shine. I could have stayed in Branford listening to music several more hours, but I wanted to at least look at a few of the tables set up by folks at the Flea Across Florida. Before leaving, I had a chance to talk to the winner of the Catsh Festival pageant. Queen Weslyn Paget told me she was also the winner of the essay contest. She would be attending the Suwannee High School prom later that evening, so she could not chat for long. Saturday night I could have also used a couple copies of myself. One would have gone to Florida States spring game and concert. One would have chaperoned the prom, and I would have gone to see the Kiss tribute band at the Spirit of the Suwannee. I guess I will have to rock and roll all night some other time. Eric lives in Suwannee County and is a public school educator. He is an independent contractor. You can reach him at miamistyle8@gmail.com. If your were bored Saturday, it was your own fault When World War II ended, Wash ington, D.C.s population was about 900,000; today its about 700,000. In 1950, Baltimores population was almost 950,000; today its around 614,000. Detroits 1950 population was close to 1.85 million; today its down to 673,000. Camden, New Jerseys 1950 population was near ly 125,000; today it has fallen to 77,000. St. Louis 1950 population was more than 856,000; today its less than 309,000. A similar story of population decline can be found in most of our formerly large and prosperous cities. In some cities, population declines since 1950 are well above 50 percent. In addition to Detroit and St. Louis, those would include Cleveland and Pittsburgh. During the 1960s and s, academic liberals, civil rights advocates and others blamed the exodus on rac ism white ight to the suburbs. However, since the s, blacks have been eeing some cities at higher rates than whites. It turns out that blacks, like whites, want better and safer schools for their kids and dont like to be mugged or have their property vandalized. Just like white people, if they have the means, black people cant wait for moving companies to move them out. At the heart of big-city exoduses is a process that I call accumulative decay. When schools are rotten and unsafe, neighborhoods become run-down and unsafe, and city services decline, the rst people to leave are those who care the most about good schools and neighborhood ame nities and have the resources to move. As a result, cities lose their best and ablest people rst. Those who leave the city for greener pastures tend to be replaced by people who dont care so much about schools and neighbor hood amenities or people who do care but dont have the means to move anywhere else. Because the best people those who put more into the citys coffer than they take out in services leave, politicians must raise taxes and/or permit city services to deteriorate. This sets up the conditions for the next round of people who can do better to leave. Businesses which depend on these people, ei ther as employees or as customers also begin to leave. The typical political response to a declining tax base is to raise taxes even more and hence create incentives for more businesses and residents to leave. Of course, theres also mayoral begging for federal and state bailouts. Once started, there is little to stop the citys downward spiral. Intelligent mayors could prevent, halt and perhaps reverse their city decline by paying more attention to efciency than equity. That might be politically difcult. Regardless of any other goal, mayors must recognize that their rst order of business is to retain what economists call net positive scal residue. Thats a fancy term for keeping those people in the city who put more into the citys coffers, in the form of taxes, than they take out in services. To do that might require discrimination in the provision of city services e.g., providing better street lighting, greater safety, nicer libraries, better schools and other amenities in more afuent neighborhoods. As one example, many middle-class families leave cities because of poor school quality. Mayors and oth ers who care about the viability of a city should support school vouchers. That way, parents who stay and put a high premium on the education of their children wouldnt be faced with paying twice in order for their kids to get a good education, through property taxes and private school tuition. Some might protest that city ser vice discrimination is unfair. I might agree, but its even more unfair for cities, once the magnets of opportunities for low-income people, to become economic wastelands. Big cities can be revitalized, but its going to take mayors with guts to do whats necessary to reverse ac cumulative decay. They must ensure safe streets and safe schools. They must crack down on not only violent crimes but also petty crimes and misdemeanors, such as public urination, grafti, vandalism, loitering and panhan dling. Walter E. Williams is a professor of economics at George Mason University. To nd out more about Walter E. Williams and read features by other Creators Syndi cate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate webpage at www.creators.com. r A mayors most important job The Suwannee Democrat, The Jasper News and Mayo Free Press welcomes letters from readers on matters of public interest, with the following guidelines: Letters must contain your full name, address, daytime phone number and city of residence. Only your full name and city of residence will be published with the letter. Letters must reect issues of current interest to the general public and be concise. Management has the right to refuse any material it believes does not meet standards of publication. You can email letters to nf.editorial@ganews.com fax them to 386-364-5578 or mail them to: Letters to the Editor, Suwannee Democrat P.O. Box 370, Live Oak, FL 32064 To Submit Letters Suwannee Democrat The Jasper News Mayo Free Press www.suwanneedemocrat.com Jeff Masters Publisher jmasters@cnhi.com Follow us: facebook.com/suwanneedemocrat @suwanneedemocra (Twitter) Members of the Suwannee Democrat editorial board are Jeff Masters, Publisher, Monja Slater, General Manager, and Jamie Wachter, Editor. Masters, Slater and Wachter are joined on the board by community members Jim Holmes, Bruce Kemmerer and Otha White Sr. Jamie Wachter Editor jamie.wachter@ganews.com Monja Slater General Manager monja.slater@ganews.com We all know that the call of duty for police ofcers and sheriffs deputies is to serve and pro tect. What we sometimes forget is that by protecting us, they often put themselves in harms way. In this edition, the SunLight Project team of reporters and editors takes a look at what law-en forcement ofcers do to keep us safe in public spaces and public events. It would not be wise for us to disclose every thing they do in micro detail but the macro view clearly demonstrates that public safety is not al ways an easy or simple task. We are all indebted to law-enforcement person nel and other public-safety workers who serve our cities, counties and region. These dedicated men and women go to work each day, sometimes putting themselves at risk, willingly, in order to keep us all safe and protect ed. They have chosen a profession that requires a high level of training and expertise and their com pensation is often not commensurate with their skill sets. Unlike most of us, the men and women who work in law enforcement and public safety often do not know what any given day will bring and they leave home in the mornings unsure of what dangers they might encounter during the day. Something as routine as a trafc stop can turn tragic in a second. These brave men and women are generally passionate about serving their community both during the ordinary daily routines and in rising to the challenge in the midst of violence, tragedy or even disaster. As a community, we should show our support for the men and women in uniform. There are many ways to show support, not the least of which is showing respect for the work they do and the authority they must exercise when we interact with them. In so many ways, all of these men and women are just like us. We shop in the same stores, we attend church together, sit beside each other at ball games or school plays. They are our friends, neighbors and family. They make our community a better and more safe place to live and we owe them a sincere debt of gratitude. Police: They keep us safe

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APRIL 18-19, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 7A Around the Banks Reminiscing on spring days past This past week, my mind traveled down some paths of memory, and I thought about my early days of teaching at South Hamil ton Elementary in White Springs, Florida. I taught seventh and eighth graders there for a number of years, and, at that time, our school, housed grades K-8 and was a vibrant place; the center of our community. Our principal at that time, the late Mr. Hal M. Worth, was wonderful about allowing you to take your class on trips; provided you didnt travel too far. In those days, if the day was fair, I would phone the gatehouse over at Stephen Foster, and procure a letter from Mrs. Irene Morgan requesting permission for us to enter, and, off we would go, with bats, softballs, bases, snacks, Frisbees, and we would spend the afternoon at the park, the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, and, as Mrs. Maude Havener of ten wrote in her social column for The Jas per News a good time was had by all. Thinking of those days B.C. and B.C.P, before Before Computers and Before Cell Phones, back when, if you were for tunate, your television might, might, pick up three channels, and we thought were in high cotton when VHS players made their debut, I asked some of my readers to share some of their memories of those times, and, for events, they enjoyed. Here are some of their responses: Dragging our wagon around town col lecting coke bottles to trade for candy at Hollingsheds Phillips 66 Station in White Springs. We even collected roadkill and took them to my paternal grandmas back yard on River Street for funerals and burials. We had our own cemetery. During the late springs and summer months, I would walk the dirt road to my Grannys picking owers all the way and surprise her with a beautiful bouquet of weeds, but, to her they were like lilies and orchid and always displayed in a place of honor in her home. On a hot, hot sum mer day, walking to Steves Stop and Shop in White Springs to get 2 big scoops of butter pecan ice cream, the best ice cream in the world!! Then walking to the spring house to take a dip in the cold spring. Going to Steinhatchee to get mullet. Daddy would get two, number 3 wash tubs full of ice. It would be day long trip. Back then, no restaurant. He would get a couple of tins of sardines, soda crackers, snack cakes and soda waters, (thats Co-Colas to those who have been here a while. Soft drinks to those who havent). Best picnic in the world at the Gulf side. The swampy smell of the marshlands, not much down there at that time; life was much slower back then. We would go during mullet roe season. He, Mama and Granny would clean the sh, then freeze them. I would love some of that fresh mullet right now and the mullet roe. Picking wildowers from our backyard from Mama. When I brought them in she would put them in a juice glass and place them on the window sill above the kitchen sink. Spending hours wading in the creek past Booger Bottom in White Springs from Bobby and Avis Bullards driveway down to Booger Bottom and back, we caught crawsh, found arrowheads, got muddy and wet. Good times. Vacation Bible School. In those days, the Vacation Bible Schools were not nearly the production they are now, but almost everyone in your class went to Vacation Bi ble School. For refreshments in those days, you received a cup of tepid Kool Aid in a Dixie Cup and two cookies. You mother adjured you before leaving home. Be sure and thank the ladies for your refreshments and DO NOT ask for seconds. In those days, manners were taught in the home, the school reinforced them, but they were not expected to teach them. In my opinion, a village can help with the upbringing of a child, but it takes parents to raise a child. The raising of a child is not the responsibili ty of the school. Going to Suwannee Springs on hot days with a couple of watermelons. We would cool the ripe watermelons in the springs, and then cut them open and eat them. Won derful. Juice running down your face, arms and elbows, and before you got sticky, back in the springs again. Wonderful memories. My mother could make an event out of anything. We didnt have a lot of money, but with her imagination, she created some thing special for us. Our farm was located not far from the Suwannee River, and on spring days, with a wicker laundry basket, a blanket, fried chicken, boiled eggs, a home made chocolate layer cake or pound cake, a jar of mayonnaise, homemade pickles, and two thermoses full of cool tea, off we would go. We would play hide and go seek or freeze tag, while Mama made deviled eggs, and then we would have picnic, no eating until we said grace. My Mamas laughter and stories. I can close my eyes and remem ber those days. Fountain cokes at the drug stores. Back then the drug stores had fountains. You could order, a cherry coke, vanilla coke, or cherry smash. Those were treats, and that crushed ice. Wonderful. The A and W Drive-In located in Live Oak on Ohio Avenue. I absolutely loved it. Chicken in a basket, the wonderful ham burgers and French fries, and you could buy Root Beer by the gallon in a gallon jug (glass) and take your jug back when you had cleaned it out. Great memories of a time that will not come again. Going with my cousins and older brother and sister to the Alimar Theater in Live Oak for the matinee and spending the afternoon at the movies. You saw everyone there, and for a small price, popcorn, coke and the wonder of the big screen. It was magical, and I still think about those days. We had such a good time. The springhouse and the springs in White Springs. We didnt have computers. We didnt have cell phones, but we did have the springs, and for a dime, we could get into the springs and swim all day. My grandmother bought a season pass for us. I think it was $5.00. We were there when the springs opened, and were there when they clicked the lights for you to go home. We practically lived there during the summer months. Plaiting the maypole on the state at South Hamilton and at the Florida Folk Festival. I can still see those little red skirts made by Mrs. Barbara Edwards, and Mrs. Earnestine Johnson, and Mrs. Ruby Williams would teach us how to plait the maypole as the piano was played by the late Mrs. Virginia Daniel and, later, Mrs. De lores Howell. Great memories. Dancing and singing at the Florida Folk Festival with Mrs. Howells class at South Hamilton Elementary in White Springs. Great memories. We always had to sing Old Folks at Home and we would do hand clapping rhymes, jump rope rhymes, and tinikling, a Filipino Folk Dance. We had a great time. The schools, since consolidation have gained a modern school facility, but theyve lost that community closeness. I am glad I was a student when we had it. The excitement of the Florida Folk Festival. When I was a child and, into my teens, the Florida Folk Festival was held the rst weekend in May. There was a banner stretched across U.S. 41 about two weeks before the Festival began advertising Florida Folk Festival. Cousin Thelma Boltin was the mistress of ceremonies, and she made her rounds to area schools telling students about the Florida Folk Festival and telling stories. The Folk Festival is still won derful, but its lost something with children not being a major part of it any longer. All of Fridays performance and audience in those days, was largely comprised of school children. I want to thank my readers and supporters for sharing their memories with me, and, spring, which brings milder weather and end of school events often elicits mem ories that are unique to our home Way down upon the Suwannee River. Its an old movie, but a great one, I think Ill go pop the 1955 classic Picnic or The Long Hot Summer, 1958, both are great. Well, lots of things that had their beginnings in the 50s are GREAT (ho hum). From the Eight Mile Still on the Wood pecker Route north of White Springs, wish ing you a day lled with joy, peace, and, above all, lots of love and laughter. All right then, run, lady, and you keep on running. Buy yourself a bus ticket and disappear. Change your name, dye your hair, get lost and then maybe, just maybe, youre gonna be safe from me. Ben Quick (played by Paul New man) in 1958s The Long Hot Summer LAKE CITY With a change in date and in venue to set apart its 50th anniversary event, the United Way of Suwannee Valley announced the years achievements at the organizations annual meeting and awards banquet at the Country Club at Lake City on Friday evening. The event focused on the many volun teers whose collective efforts resulted in the 2017-18 community fundraising campaign results and on the receipt of grant funds for human services. Numerous companies and individuals were acknowledged for their contributions toward the accomplishments achieved. John Burns, III the 2016-17 Presidential Volunteer Service Award recipient hon ored by United Way, presented the 201718 award to Mike Williams, a United Way past president and participant on a variety of committee and community efforts. Columbia County Emergency Manag er Shayne Morgan, who is a long-time United Way Board participant, introduced guest speaker Cindy Elsenheimer, a lead forecaster at the National Weather Service Forecast Ofce in Jacksonville. Our United Way has been responsible for supporting our community through recoveries following tropical storms, hur ricanes, river ooding, and a tornado as well as for supporting response efforts in the county Citizens Information Center and Emergency Operations Center, stated Morgan. Community members may not be aware of the support provided by the National Weather Service. In addition to issuing forecasts and warnings, Elsenheimer works closely with local broadcast meteorologists and emer gency managers to ensure communities are prepared when hazardous weather threat ens. Before joining the National Weather Service she was an air quality forecaster for the State of Alaska. Elsenheimer dis cussed weather threats that impact north ern Florida, the services of the National Weather Service, and new technologies used by forecasters. Don Fenneman, the local United Ways general campaign chair, kept to the end of the program the announcement of funds benetting the community as a result of United Ways efforts. The community fundraising campaign raised $478,124. Grant funds secured through collaborative applications submitted by United Way totaled $1,209,464. Cumulatively, this results in a total community impact of $1,687,588. It has been a good year, stated Chris Dampier, 2017-18 Board President, chal lenging at times, but good. The fundraising campaign dollars help support the community safety net of ser vices provided by local United Way afl iated agencies and are allocated through a citizen review process. The grant funds primarily provide for services for those who are homeless or at risk of homeless with funds sub-granted to local agencies such as Another Way and Vivid Visions for emergency shelter services for victims of domestic violence, Catholic Charities and United Way for homeless prevention and re-housing services; and Volunteers of America of Florida for permanent support ive housing for chronically homeless indi viduals including veterans. Additionally, funding for homeless services administered by the local United Way includes Projects for Assistance in Transition from Home lessness (PATH) which provides for home less outreach and case management. Other grant funds received during the or ganizations 2017-2018 scal year include its ReadingPals grant and funds for longterm recovery assistance. ReadingPals is an early literacy initiative focused on screen ing, training and engaging volunteers in local Florida communities to increase the number of students who read at grade level by the end of third grade. This is United Ways third year of the grant, thanks to a gift by the Carol and Barney Barnett Fund within the GiveWell Community Founda tion. Locally, ReadingPals currently has United Way announces accomplishments at 50th anniversary meeting, awards banquet 142 Volunteers working with 227 children. Long-term recovery funds have been used to assist survivors of Hurricanes Irma and Maria through the Suwannee Valley Long Term Recovery Committees work with individual households. Special recognition was provided to Florida Gateway College and to Nutrien, formerly PotashCorp-White Springs. Mike McKee, past United Way Board President and emcee, received an award on behalf of Florida Gateway College to recognize the contributions made above its employee giving campaign in the form of facilities and staff expertise. Nutriens local employ ee campaign team received recognition for its outstanding results which the corpora tion matched. Supporting the efforts of the general campaign team is the Challengers Club, the local United Ways leadership giving group. Chaired by Dave Cobb, the Chal lengers Club contributed 32 percent of the overall amount raised. Janie Richardson, chair of the United Way Planning Committee, highlighted the community impact initiatives undertaken during the year which supported efforts of the County Health Improvement Plans and utilized grant funds received by United Way. Two projects focused on minimiz ing accidental injuries among children by providing scholarships for summer programming and swimming lessons. Na tional Childrens Dental Health Month was observed by providing dental health kits distributed in coordination with the Health Departments to elementary school children in the four-county United Way service area. The National Heart Associations CPR Anytime training was implemented through the purchase of CPR Anytime kits with the anonymous grant funds. Sites throughout the four-county service area were identied which were willing to host a CPR Anytime training and to continue this self-directed training for its partici pants. During the event, attended by more than 140 community members, outgoing board members were recognized and the 2018-19 leadership announced. Dampier passed the gavel to Fenneman, the incoming Board President. Fenneman announced the ofcers for the 2018-19 board, which includes Pam Cochran, president elect and general cam paign chair; Williams, secretary; Cammy Scott, treasurer; Dampier, past president; Lori Simpson, Columbia County Cam paign Chair; Kecia Robinson, Suwannee County Campaign Chair; Christine Cribbs, Hamilton County Campaign Chair; Cobb, Challengers Committee Chair; Barbara Doonan, Admissions and Allocations Chair; Dr. Alvin Jackson Jr., Loaned Executives Chair; Renee Cobb, Commu nications Committee Chair; Richardson; Planning Committee Chair; Mark Hilliard, Homeless Coalition Liaison; and Morgan, Community Disaster Preparedness, Recov ery and Response Liaison. rf n tbr f t n rt n f frr ftf ft rrfr b ftfbttftrbf btfb

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69643-1 MAYO TOWN & COUNTRY ANIMAL HOSPITALLindsey Duane Jackson, D.V.M.974 E. MAIN www.MTACAH.com69659-1 SMALL ANIMAL SERVICES BOARDING & GROOMINGCheck us out on Facebook 69672-1 FULL SERVICE PET SPA w/ CAGELESS BOARDING AND PET DAY CARE!Grooming by Sabrina 386-590-6999 408 SW US HWY 27 BRANFORD, FLORIDA 32008 69691-1 rfnt btHitsonRealty.com FA RMERS COOPERATIVE, I NC.Co-op.crtr Page 1 Composite www.farmerscooperative.org P.O. Box 610 Live Oak, FL 32064 Phone: 386-362-1459 Fax: 386-364-7007 P.O. Box 390 Madison, FL 32341 Phone: 850-973-2269 Fax: 850-973-3478 69698-1 rfntb The Surrey Place therapy Pets Gizmo (dog) and Sebastian (cat) 69702-1 Surrey Place110 SE Lee Ave. Live Oak, FL 32060 (386) 364-5961 69756-1 rfrfnttb r rf ntb DAIRY QUEEN OF LIVE OAK US 129 North @ Hamilton Ave.LEN A. DUNCANduncantireandauto.com 69759-1 69762-1 www.svec-coop.com 203 Pinewood Way, SW Live Oak, FL 1150 NW Hwy 41 Ste 4, Jasper, FL Suwannee River Federal Credit Union 858633 386-362-2225/386-792-2301 1-888-441-3894 Toll-Free suwanneeriverfcu.com Suwannee River Federal Credit Union203 Pinewood Way, SW Live Oak, FL 1150 NW Hwy 41 Ste 4 Jasper, FL386-362-2225/386-792-2301 Toll Free 1-888-441-3894 Ben6 month old neutered male dsh, current on shots, feline leuk tested, wormed and leaves with microchip. Looking for a home. Daisy6 month old spayed female tortishell, current on everything, looking for someones window to look out of. Snuggles9 month old neutered male white cat. Very loving and likes to talk. Needs someone to snuggle with. JordanSpayed female approximately 1 year old, current on shots and loves water. Great with kids and has plenty of energy to run in your yard. KingNeutered male, approximately 1.5 year old, current on all shots. Will make someone a good dog. He does have heartworms but will have meds that go with him. June6 month old spayed female light orange in color. Look at that face, its so loving. Sherbertneutered male approximately 6 months old, looking for a forever home. Rylee2 year old neutered male. Good spirited dog. Gets along with other dogs and very happy dog. Mace6 month old neutered male. Lots of puppy and energy. Needs a home with children to run with. Mona1 year old female current on all shots. She has a playmate and likes to run and play. NeNe10 month old spayed female black and white. Very sweet and loving. LucySpayed female approximately 1.5 years old. Sweet dog and seems to love everyone. Needs a forever home. Come see her.Memberships available suwanneevalley@embarqmail.com suwanneevalleyhumanesociety.org All animals are current all shots, feline or heartworm tested, and leave with microchip. Adoption Fees $70. for dogs or puppies $50. for cats or kittens Three ways to get your cat movingrfntfbf nrbnfbtbt ttfffff rbnftff 1. HUNTING SEASON tfrfbff fftbtnttn ntftnfffffnfb tntfbbtftf trbfftfrfbttn fbr 2. HIDDEN TREATS ntffntfbff ftbfr nfffnfrrtrrf rfnfbfbb 3. PLAY AREA trfntfftfrb tfbfft fbfbrrrfffb nfrfbtfntff nfbtfnnt ftfrrfnffb rff tf Living together for cats and dogsbbffr fttbn rtfrf fffrftbfbbbf ntbbfbrbrf bbrnttfbt nfrff f fnttrfff ttb ffr bfffnf nbbfrfnf ftbnftf t rbtft bt f rfnfntfbbf nffbf rfrbttb ffnffft tfbbfb btfrntbb Have Lunch on Us!Meet our pet residents! Tour our kennels! Buy plants, clothes, household items! Dog obedience demonstration at 11am with Margaret Varnackas! Activities for the whole family! Buy baked goods! Have fun! Suwannee Valley Humane Society To Adopt These Loving Pets Call 850-971-9904 rf ntb APRIL 18-19, 2018 APRIL 18-19, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 8A PAGE 9A SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS

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APRIL 18-19, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 10A From Page One 70831-1 say he and I are the very successful merger of Ham ilton County Trojans and Suwannee Bulldogs for more than 24 years. We have lived with our fam ily and had our family in District 1 for more than 20 years. That is the reason it has been so important for me to work hard before the election as a volunteer and after the election, hopefully as your city council person making our district a better place to live and raise a family. There are many reasons I am running to represent our district. Working with a team of other concerned citizens in other districts, we have been actively ghting for a change for better in District 1 and oth er districts throughout Live Oak, Florida. We had ma jor concerns whenever we attended city council meet ings to ght for change that would benet our citizens. We kept having our Dis trict 1 city council person vote against issues we felt were best for our city. Just recently at our most recent city council meeting, our representative started he was against ghting for funds to make sure when Anna Streets gets paved, we have the funds to install the urgently needed pipes and sewer system on Anna Street. (We have fought for and gotten the funds for paving Anna, but did not have the funding for our sewage system!) I just want what is best for all citizens of Live Oak and denitely in our District 1. Some of the issues the team and I have fought for: upgrade of Scott Street. We asked our city coun cilman in 2017 to work with the county when they were paving the truck route around the city to do an add-on by working with the city and county. But, our councilman would not follow through on our multiple requests. The county would have done the road prep, leaving for the city to only have to pave it. This was never done. better cleanup of deceased animals that are left litter ing the street on Scott. fair and proper mainte nance on the upkeep of grounds, lawn care, fenc ing, lighting and respect of our Eastside Cemetery. citizens to have more in put and be on the agenda at meetings to talk about their concerns, such as their excessive water and sewage bills. change to the water leak policy that is grossly un fair to the citizens. to make sure when our right of ways are cut, the personnel does not trash pickup services rst. Not as they do now, cut the lawn with the trash there, leaving cut up litter on the right of ways. of Land Development Regulations, CRA bound aries, and funding streams to promote fair and equi table access to and receipt of CRA funds, and vote to make Live Oak a more business-friendly com munity, both legally and attitudinal. the city and county to have a better working re lationship with workshops to discuss infrastructure, utilities, and if a merger of city and county would be feasible and what would be best for the citizens of all of Suwannee County. coverage by emergency rescue paramedics for residents, employees and visitors north of the rail road tracks. Right now if an emergency were to hap pen to anyone north of the railroad tracks and a train was coming through town, your life would be in grave danger as there are no rescue services north of the railroad tracks. opposition to the re as sessment that was added even though our team fought against it. input from residents of District 1 on ways we can work together as a team to make our district better. Including starting a volun teer team from District 1 working together to make our district better. side of the box to look for new ways to bring more revenue streams with the four other council persons to Live Oak. I know there is so much work to be done in Live Oak and no one person can do it alone. That is why I want to go in with an open heart and mind, with the plan to work with the city manager and the four other city council persons to work to make life better for all Live Oak residents. I will have an open door, open phone call policy, I also plan to have quarterly meetings (every three months) with residents to hear your con cerns and take them to the full city council meetings. For instance, we have heard from many teens and their parents on the need for a business that caters to kids/teens as they have no activities to give them outlets. I am asking for your vote to be your next city council person. Vote to make District 1 Number 1! Early voting is April 30 through May 5. Election day is May 8. Voting location: Live Oak Recreation Center on Du val Street. For more information, contact Robintina Reed at 386-206-7891. Continued From Page 1A Reed

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APRIL 18-19, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 11A SUWANNEE RIVER READINGS Branford 2018The water levels provided here refer to the height at the US Hwy. 27 bridge in Branford in feet above mean sea level (ft-msl) at the gauging station. In the past the levels were read as gauge height not mean sea level. Sponsored By:SCAFFSBranfordSupermarket386-935-15274/10/18 .......... 10.12 4/11/18 .......... 10.10 4/12/18 .......... 10.20 4/13/18 .......... 10.29 4/14/18 .......... 10.30 4/15/18 .......... 10.50 4/16/18 .......... 10.43 70835-1 Check out these reviews and others on the product pages at STIHLdealers.com. STIHLdealers.com All prices are DSRP. Available at participating dealers while supplies last. 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Lightweight handheld blower just 7.3 lbs. with AK 20 battery Johns Lawn Equipment 386-362-5020 62757-1 68839-1NOTICE OF INTENDED EMPLOYMENT AND REQUEST FOR APPLICANTSHamilton County Road Department gives notice of intent to ll available position(s) General Maintenance (40 hours per week) position(s) Salary: $10.00 per hour Qualications: General knowledge on operations and safety of small equipment (chainsaws, etc.) Must have a valid Florida Drivers License with a good driving record Must be able to pass drug screening and background check APPLY IN PERSON HAMILTON COUNTY ROAD DEPARTMENT 1623 MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE JASPER, FL 32052 Closing Date: 4/23/18Hamilton County is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans preference will apply, in acceptance with Section 295.07 Florida Statutes. Life in White Springs Theres no place like home, said Dorothy after her return home from her epic adventure in the land of OZ. As I write this on Sunday, a strong storm front with a line of thunderstorms and potential tornadoes is approaching White Springs, and the entire east coast of the USA is posting severe storm warnings. I hope that my choice of this No Place Like Home headline is in no way prophetic of having a traveling experience similar to Dorothys, which started with a tornado! I chose this headline in anticipation of the trip we are embarking on today, a trip to Vilano Beach, a favorite haunt of ours over the years that still has some hints of Old Florida. Well have to delay our depar ture today until the worst of the storm has passed. Our destination, Vilano Beach is next door to St. Augustine, a place that rst blossomed into a major tourist attraction in the 1880s after Mr. Henry Flagler built the Florida East Coast Railroad and the fabulous Ponce De Leon Hotel. White Springs perhaps deserves some credit for that. Mr. Flagler had visited here for political reasons over the years and maybe our budding tourism indus try inspired him. Who knows? It may or may not be good history, but it is a good story and it might even be true. At any rate, Ill tell you in advance of our trip some predictable outcomes that will make me appreciate home. Well stay up too late and then sleep in a strange bed. Well eat a little too much and I may gain a little weight. Our visits to our favorite places will yield varying results, as progress diminish es the authenticity of a place that once qualied as old Florida. I can only hope that my erce love for authenticity does not too much di minish my enjoyment of the places we visit. We are gathering for a reunion with our farung tribe of friends from all across the eastern seaboard, and their authenticity is unchallenged, so I know that we will have a good time. I cant be sure that any or all of my hopes and concerns for this trip will come true, save one. Upon returning to White Springs, I know that my conviction will remain strong that Theres No Place Like Home! As I said last week, since this is Life in White Springs, heres a good reason for White Springs folks to stay home and for the rest of you to come visit us. In White Springs there will be a Native Plant Workshop at the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park this Sat urday, April 21, from 1-2 p.m. Youll be able to discover the benets of using native plants for landscaping and youll be introduced to a few of the exotic invasive plants that threaten our natural areas. This program is free with park admission. For more Information, call Teri Graves-McKinstry, Park Specialist, at 386-397-2733. The White Springs United Methodist Church has asked me to share with you that they will be having an Old Fashion Hymn Sing on Sunday, April 22, at 4 p.m. at the church, 16580 Spring Street (U.S. Highway 41). Whatever your de nomination, dont miss this opportunity for a shared musical experience because everyone is invited! We know we can sing together but knowing is not always enough, sometimes youve just got to show people! Under the topic of things I learned en route to learning other things. I went to the book signing at White Springs Public Library last week for Khrys Kantarzes book, Wisdom From the Suwannee. It was a full house and the diversity of the crowd was grat ifying. As I had hoped, Khrys gave some amazing insight into the creative process that went into the writing of this book. I went there to learn about the writing process, and learn I did, but while there I also was enticed to learn about something else by the knowledge of a new movement for White Springs. Craftivism! Craftivism is a national movement that caught the eye of our friend and local educator and farmer, Roberta Laceeld of Laceeld Farms, and craf tivisms message inspired her to nd a niche for it in White Springs. Because people have grown tired of so-called traditional ways of activism, they are looking for a way to connect and deep en their understanding of things. Yell ing doesnt change things, but dialogue does. Craftivism in White Springs is a developing concept, and was explained to me as a way of looking at life where voicing opinions through creativi ty makes your voice stronger, your compassion deeper and your quest for justice more innite. This is less about mass action and more about realizing what you can do to make things around you better. This is about doing things intentionally in order to learn about and better process the happenings in our town, our state and our world. And, per haps most importantly, this is about cre ating dialogue with others in the hope for positive change. Wow! I love it that small towns like White Springs are not limited to small ideas. Ill share more with you about the Craftivism move ment in White Springs as it develops. Some things are worth saying two weeks in a row. Dont forget to vote! White Springs Election for Town Council is on Tuesday, April 24. The old polling place on U.S. 41 near the Baily Ogburn Sport complex is closed. As I said last week Im not going to tell you in this column who to vote for, but I will tell you where to vote! The new voting place is the White Springs Library. Go there on Tuesday, April 24, and exercise your right to vote. Its a right that others have fought and died for. Honor their sacrice. Im always glad to hear about goings on in the community and will be glad to share anything appropriate for this column. Email is the best way to con tact me, but any way is welcome. I am thankful that we truly are all connected, and I hope that we can continue to feel proud of who we are and where were headed, and that we all appreciate that White Springs and its surrounding re gion is a very special place, to be hon ored and protected. As always, I look forward to seeing you out and about, enjoying your community and your life in White Springs or wherever you may be. Walter McKenzie 386-303-1394 lifeinwhitesprings@gmail.com Theres no place like home! Howell to discuss memoir at Branford Library BRANFORD Local author Susie H. Baxter will dis cuss and sign copies of her newest book, Pumping Sunshine, A Memoir of My Ru ral Childhood at the Branford Library next week. The book signing will be held Monday at 6 p.m. At the event, Baxter will read se lections from her memoir, set in Suwannee County, will answer ques tions about the book and talk about writing memoirs. Afterwards, there will be refreshments and a book signing. Susie Baxter weaves a charming tale using threads of memories and front porch stories from her home near the Suwannee River in rural North Florida, said Cassie Dandridge Selleck, the author of The Pecan Man. Heartwarming, nos talgic, and honest. Pumping Sunshine is a joy to read. Added Jonellen Heckler, author of White Lies: A treasure. Touching, honest, brilliantly detailed. Pumping Sunshine leaves its mark indelibly on the heart. Baxter, who was known during her childhood as Susanette Howell, attended Ladyland School in southwest Suwannee County before graduating from Suwannee High School in 1962. Baxter received the coveted Editor of the Year award from Times Mirror for her work as an acqui sitions editor and pub lisher for a health-sci ence publish ing house in St. Louis. Upon retire ment, Baxter returned to Flor ida where she serves as a creative nonction editor for Bacopa Literary Review and teaches memoir writing at Santa Fe College in Gainesville. Her other books are C.G. & Ethel: A Family History and Write Your Mem oir: One Story at a Time, which are available at amazon.com. rfntb

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APRIL 18-19, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 12A Public Notices Protecting Your Right to Know Legals ADVERTISEMENT INVITATION TO BID ITB-CRA03-2018 COURT STREET PHASE I IMPROVEMENTS, for the City of Live Oak / Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) The City of Live Oak CRA herein re ferred to as the Owner, will receive sealed bids marked SEALED BID for CITY OF LIVE OAK / CRA COURT STREET PHASE I IMPROVE MENTS Sealed bids will be accepted by the City of Live Oak / CRA, Florida, until Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 3:00 P.M. in the City Clerks office located at City Hall, 101 White Ave. S.E., Live Oak, Florida 32064. Any bids received after the above time will not be ac cepted under any circumstances. Any uncertainty regarding the time a bid is received will be resolved against the Bidder. Bids will not be accepted via fax. Bid opening will be promptly at 3:05 P.M. on Thursday, May 10, 2018, in the City Council Chambers located at City Hall, at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the provision of: COURT STREET PHASE I IM PROVEMENTS, for the City of Live Oak / Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Interested parties should contact the City of Live Oak / Kim Smiley, KSmiley@cityofliveoak.org at 101 White Avenue, Live Oak, Florida 32064, phone (386) 362-2276, fax (386) 330-6507 for a complete set of documents. Plans and Bidding Documents will be transmitted elec tronically to interested parties at no charge. Bidding documents may also be downloaded directly from the City of Live Oaks website, www.cityofliveoak.org under the Re quest for Qualifications / Proposals / Bids. The owner reserves the right to waive any informality or to reject any or all bids. The City of Live Oak is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Each Bidder must deposit with his/her bid, a secu rity in conformance with the conditions provided in the Bid Documents. City of Live Oak / CRA Kim Smiley, CPP. Purchasing Agent 101 White Ave. S.E. Live Oak, Florida 32064 04/18, 04/20/2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. 2018-16-CP IN RE: ESTATE OF JAMES RICHARD MELLETTE, SR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JAMES RICHARD MELLETTE, SR., deceased, whose date of death was December 1, 2017 and whose social security number is ***-**-7173, is pend ing in the Circuit Court for Suwannee County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 200 Ohio Ave S, Live Oak, FL 32064. The names and addresses of the personal representa tive and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and oth er persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NO TICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PE RIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this no tice is April 18, 2018. Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Lindsey Lander LINDSEY LANDER, Attorney Florida Bar No. 144339 330 SW 1st Ave Trenton, FL 32693 Telephone: 352-463-1025 Personal Representative: /s/ Teresa Lee Mellette TERESA MELLETTE C/O Lindsey Lander 330 SW 1st Ave Trenton, FL 32693 04/18, 04/25/2018 Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. 2018-16-CP IN RE: ESTATE OF JAMES RICHARD MELLETTE, SR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JAMES RICHARD MELLETTE, SR., deceased, whose date of death was December 1, 2017 and whose social security number is ***-**-7173, is pend ing in the Circuit Court for Suwannee County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 200 Ohio Ave S, Live Oak, FL 32064. The names and addresses of the personal representa tive and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and oth er persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NO TICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PE RIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this no tice is April 18, 2018. Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Lindsey Lander LINDSEY LANDER, Attorney Florida Bar No. 144339 330 SW 1st Ave Trenton, FL 32693 Telephone: 352-463-1025 Personal Representative: /s/ Teresa Lee Mellette TERESA MELLETTE C/O Lindsey Lander 330 SW 1st Ave Trenton, FL 32693 04/18, 04/25/2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 16-0099-CA K-LAW PROPERTIES, LLC, Plaintiffs, vs. ERICA WASHINGTON, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursu ant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered on September 28, 2017, in the Circuit Court of Suwannee County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Suwannee County, Florida, described as: LOT 7, SHADY HOLLOW ESTATES, ACCORDING TO PLAT THERE OF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 546, IN THE PUBLIC RE CORDS OF SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THAT CERTAIN RE TENTION AREA NOTED IN PLAT OF SHADY HOLLOW ESTATES, IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 546 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUWAN NEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. TAX PAR CEL # 14-02S-13E-0498701.0010 THROUGH 0080. commonly known as 11774 72nd Pass, Live Oak, Suwannee County, Florida 32060, including all buildings, appur tenances, and fixtures located there on. This shall be a public sale, to the high est and best bidder for cash. Sale shall be held on the front steps of the Suwannee County Courthouse, Live Oak, Suwannee County, Flor ida, on MAY 24, 2018 at 11:50 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 10th day of April, 2018. (Court Seal) BARRY BAKER Clerk of Court, Suwannee County, Florida Live Oak, Florida 32064 By: /s/ Felicia Flowers Deputy Clerk 04/18, 04/25/2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 18000024CAMXAX SPECIALIZED LOAN SERVICING LLC, Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENE FICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANT EES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF JOHN VERNON WELKNER, JR. A/K/A JOHN VERNON WELKNER (DECEASED), et. al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTIONCONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, BEN EFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANT EES, ASSIGNEES, LILENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN IN TEREST IN THE ESTATE OF JOHN VERNON WELKNER, JR. A/K/A JOHN VERNON WELKNER (DE CEASED), whose residence is unknown if he/ she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the unknown defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, credi tors, trustees, and all parties claim ing an interest by, through, under or against the Defendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being fore closed herein. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property: LOT NO.(S) 21, TIMBERS UNIT 3 SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION AS PER THE PLAT THEREOF FILED AT PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 241, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1990 DOU BLE-WIDE MOBILE HOME CON TAINING VIN#S H60252GL AND H60252GR has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your writ ten defenses, if any, to it on counsel for Plaintiff, whose address is 6409 Congress Ave., Suite 100, Boca Ra ton, Florida 33487 on or before 30 days from Date of First Publication of this Notice and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered again you for the relief de manded in the complaint or petition filed herein. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court at Suwannee County, Florida, this 4th day of April, 2018. (Court Seal) Barry A. Baker CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Felicia Flowers DEPUTY CLERK ROBERTSON, ANSCHUTZ, AND SCHNEID, PL ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 6409 Congress Ave., Suite 100 Boca Raton, FL 33487 PRIMARY EMAIL: mail@rasflaw.com 04/11, 04/18/2018 Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 18000024CAMXAX SPECIALIZED LOAN SERVICING LLC, Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENE FICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANT EES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF JOHN VERNON WELKNER, JR. A/K/A JOHN VERNON WELKNER (DECEASED), et. al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTIONCONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, BEN EFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANT EES, ASSIGNEES, LILENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN IN TEREST IN THE ESTATE OF JOHN VERNON WELKNER, JR. A/K/A JOHN VERNON WELKNER (DE CEASED), whose residence is unknown if he/ she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the unknown defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, credi tors, trustees, and all parties claim ing an interest by, through, under or against the Defendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being fore closed herein. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property: LOT NO.(S) 21, TIMBERS UNIT 3 SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION AS PER THE PLAT THEREOF FILED AT PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 241, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1990 DOU BLE-WIDE MOBILE HOME CON TAINING VIN#S H60252GL AND H60252GR has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your writ ten defenses, if any, to it on counsel for Plaintiff, whose address is 6409 Congress Ave., Suite 100, Boca Ra ton, Florida 33487 on or before 30 days from Date of First Publication of this Notice and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered again you for the relief de manded in the complaint or petition filed herein. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court at Suwannee County, Florida, this 4th day of April, 2018. (Court Seal) Barry A. Baker CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Felicia Flowers DEPUTY CLERK ROBERTSON, ANSCHUTZ, AND SCHNEID, PL ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 6409 Congress Ave., Suite 100 Boca Raton, FL 33487 PRIMARY EMAIL: mail@rasflaw.com 04/11, 04/18/2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 13-00084 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSO CIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR GREENPOINT MORTGAGE FUNDING TRUST MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-AR2, Plaintiff, vs. JAMES, VIRGIE, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated April 4, 2018, and entered in Case No. 13-00084 of the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in and for Suwannee County, Florida in which U.S. Bank National Asociation, As Trustee For Greenpoint Mortgage Funding Trust Mortgage Pass-through Certificates, Series 2007-AR2, is the Plaintiff and James, Virgie, James, Stennett, Vann Needy People Minis tries, Inc., are defendants, the Suwan nee County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the front steps of the Suwannee County Courthouse, 200 South Ohio/Dr. MLK, Jr. Avenue, Live Oak, Florida 32064, Suwannee Coun ty, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 24th day of May, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: A PART OF NORTHEAST ONE FOURTH OF THE NORTHWEST ONE FOURTH WITH A PART OF THE NORTHWEST ONE FOURTH OF THE NORTHEAST ONE FOURTH OF SECTION 24 TOWN SHIP 3 SOUTH RANGE 13 EAST SUWANNEE COUNTY FLORIDA AND BEING MORE PARTICULAR LY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS FOR THE POINT OF REFERENCE COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 24 AND THENCE RUN NORTH 88 DE GREES 41 MINUTES 34 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID ROAD BY PRESCRIP TIVE DEFINITION AND WITHOUT A FORMALLY DEDICATED RIGHT OF WAY AND TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 88 DEGREES 41 MINUTES 34 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID LINE A DISTANCE OF 580.43 FEET TO A FIVE EIGHT INCHES RE BAR AND CAP STAMPED LB 6961 FOUND IN PLACE UNDER SAID ROAD THENCE RUN SOUTH 04 DE GREES 18 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST NOW DEPARTING FROM SAID NORTH LINE AND SAID ROAD A DISTANCE OF 1323.95 FEET TO A 4 BY 4 CONCRETE MONUMENT STAMPED LB 6961 THENCE RUN SOUTH 88 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 49 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 640.73 FEET TO A 4 BY 4 CON CRETE MONUMENT STAMPED LB 6961 THENCE RUN NORTH 01 DE GREES 41 MINUTES 49 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 1321.54 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGIN NING A/K/A 10922 128TH ST, LIVE OAK, FL 32060 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim with in 60 days after the sale. Dated in Suwannee County, Florida this 5th day of April, 2018. (Court Seal) Clerk of the Circuit Court Suwannee County, Florida By: /s/ Felicia Flowers Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain as sistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation to participate should call the ADA Co ordinator, Jacquetta Bradley, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, FL 32056, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired call (800) 955-8770. 04/18, 04/25/2018 Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 13-00084 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSO CIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR GREENPOINT MORTGAGE FUNDING TRUST MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-AR2, Plaintiff, vs. JAMES, VIRGIE, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated April 4, 2018, and entered in Case No. 13-00084 of the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in and for Suwannee County, Florida in which U.S. Bank National Asociation, As Trustee For Greenpoint Mortgage Funding Trust Mortgage Pass-through Certificates, Series 2007-AR2, is the Plaintiff and James, Virgie, James, Stennett, Vann Needy People Minis tries, Inc., are defendants, the Suwan nee County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the front steps of the Suwannee County Courthouse, 200 South Ohio/Dr. MLK, Jr. Avenue, Live Oak, Florida 32064, Suwannee Coun ty, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 24th day of May, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: A PART OF NORTHEAST ONE FOURTH OF THE NORTHWEST ONE FOURTH WITH A PART OF THE NORTHWEST ONE FOURTH OF THE NORTHEAST ONE FOURTH OF SECTION 24 TOWN SHIP 3 SOUTH RANGE 13 EAST SUWANNEE COUNTY FLORIDA AND BEING MORE PARTICULAR LY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS FOR THE POINT OF REFERENCE COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 24 AND THENCE RUN NORTH 88 DE GREES 41 MINUTES 34 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID ROAD BY PRESCRIP TIVE DEFINITION AND WITHOUT A FORMALLY DEDICATED RIGHT OF WAY AND TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 88 DEGREES 41 MINUTES 34 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID LINE A DISTANCE OF 580.43 FEET TO A FIVE EIGHT INCHES RE BAR AND CAP STAMPED LB 6961 FOUND IN PLACE UNDER SAID ROAD THENCE RUN SOUTH 04 DE GREES 18 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST NOW DEPARTING FROM SAID NORTH LINE AND SAID ROAD A DISTANCE OF 1323.95 FEET TO A 4 BY 4 CONCRETE MONUMENT STAMPED LB 6961 THENCE RUN SOUTH 88 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 49 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 640.73 FEET TO A 4 BY 4 CON CRETE MONUMENT STAMPED LB 6961 THENCE RUN NORTH 01 DE GREES 41 MINUTES 49 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 1321.54 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGIN NING A/K/A 10922 128TH ST, LIVE OAK, FL 32060 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim with in 60 days after the sale. Dated in Suwannee County, Florida this 5th day of April, 2018. (Court Seal) Clerk of the Circuit Court Suwannee County, Florida By: /s/ Felicia Flowers Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain as sistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation to participate should call the ADA Co ordinator, Jacquetta Bradley, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, FL 32056, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired call (800) 955-8770. 04/18, 04/25/2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 612018CP0000360001XX IN RE: The Estate of DOROTHY K. PERRY, Deceased. NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION The administration of the estate of DOROTHY K. PERRY, Deceased, File Number 612018CP0000360001XX, Social Security Number ***-**-1706 is pending in the Circuit Court for Su wannee County, Florida, Probate Di vision, the address of which is 200 S ohio Avenue, Live Oak, Florida 32064. The names and addresses of the per sonal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All persons on whom this notice is served who have objections that chal lenge the validity of the will, the qualifi cations of the personal representative, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court are required to file their objections with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE UPON THEM. All creditors of the decedent and oth er persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA TION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SER VICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedents estatemust file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OB JECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is April 18, 2018 Attorney for Personal Representative: HAL A. AIRTH P.O.Box 448 Live Oak, FL 32064 (386) 362-4915 FL Bar #306533 Personal Representative: Larry Landis 800 Belle Terre Parkway Suite 200, Box 38 Palm Coast, FL 32164 04/18, 04/25/2018 Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 612018CP0000360001XX IN RE: The Estate of DOROTHY K. PERRY, Deceased. NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION The administration of the estate of DOROTHY K. PERRY, Deceased, File Number 612018CP0000360001XX, Social Security Number ***-**-1706 is pending in the Circuit Court for Su wannee County, Florida, Probate Di vision, the address of which is 200 S ohio Avenue, Live Oak, Florida 32064. The names and addresses of the per sonal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All persons on whom this notice is served who have objections that chal lenge the validity of the will, the qualifi cations of the personal representative, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court are required to file their objections with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE UPON THEM. All creditors of the decedent and oth er persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA TION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SER VICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedents estatemust file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OB JECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is April 18, 2018 Attorney for Personal Representative: HAL A. AIRTH P.O.Box 448 Live Oak, FL 32064 (386) 362-4915 FL Bar #306533 Personal Representative: Larry Landis 800 Belle Terre Parkway Suite 200, Box 38 Palm Coast, FL 32164 04/18, 04/25/2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 612018CP0000140001XX IN RE: The Estate of PATRICIA V. STRAWDER, Deceased. NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION The administration of the estate of PATRICIA V. STRAWDER, Deceased, File Number 612018CP0000140001XX, Social Security Number ***-**-5353 is pend ing in the Circuit Court for Suwannee County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 200 S ohio Ave nue, Live Oak, Florida 32064. The names and addresses of the person al representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All persons on whom this notice is served who have objections that chal lenge the validity of the will, the qualifi cations of the personal representative, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court are required to file their objections with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE UPON THEM. All creditors of the decedent and oth er persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA TION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SER VICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedents estatemust file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OB JECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is April 18, 2018 Attorney for Personal Representative: HAL A. AIRTH P.O.Box 448 Live Oak, FL 32064 (386) 362-4915 FL Bar #306533 Personal Representative: WILLIAM C. STUBBS, JR. 8050 Bonanza Drive Mobile, AL 36695 04/18, 04/25/2018 Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 612018CP0000140001XX IN RE: The Estate of PATRICIA V. STRAWDER, Deceased. NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION The administration of the estate of PATRICIA V. STRAWDER, Deceased, File Number 612018CP0000140001XX, Social Security Number ***-**-5353 is pend ing in the Circuit Court for Suwannee County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 200 S ohio Ave nue, Live Oak, Florida 32064. The names and addresses of the person al representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All persons on whom this notice is served who have objections that chal lenge the validity of the will, the qualifi cations of the personal representative, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court are required to file their objections with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE UPON THEM. All creditors of the decedent and oth er persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA TION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SER VICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedents estatemust file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OB JECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is April 18, 2018 Attorney for Personal Representative: HAL A. AIRTH P.O.Box 448 Live Oak, FL 32064 (386) 362-4915 FL Bar #306533 Personal Representative: WILLIAM C. STUBBS, JR. 8050 Bonanza Drive Mobile, AL 36695 04/18, 04/25/2018 REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS FOR DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT The Live Oak Housing Authority (LOHA) is accepting proposals from qualified experienced firms or individ uals interested in serving as Develop ment Consultant to the LOHA as they pursue development opportunities for affordable housing in Live Oak, Florida. The development consultant would serve in a service capacity, advising the LOHA as needed on all financings and programs of work in volving development of affordable housing assets, designed to improve and expand the availability of afford able housing for qualifying families. The LOHA will utilize multiple debt and equity instruments including, low income housing tax credits, mortgage financing, limited partnerships, HOME funds, SHIP funds and public/private collaborations as its principal forms of financing for the creation of additional affordable housing units. For a copy of the RFP please contact Ms. Vickie Hogg, Executive Director at 386-362-2123. Please submit six (6) copies of your proposal no later than 4:00 p.m. local time on Monday, April 23, 2018. LOHA encourages minority participation. All proposals should be delivered (fax or electronic copies not accepted) to: Vicki Hogg, Executive Director Live Oak Housing Authority 406 Webb Drive, NE Live Oak, FL 32064 04/11, 04/13, 04/18, 04/20/2018 SUWANNEE RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following application for permit was received on March 23, 2018: Pilgrims Pride Corporation, 19740 US 90, Live Oak, FL 32060 has submitted an application to modify Water Use Permit number 2-121-219095-5, with no change in allocation for industrial use in 1-in-10 year drought conditions. This project is located in Township 1S, Range 11E, Sections 25 and 30 in Su wannee County. Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a writ ten request for a staff report contain ing proposed agency action regard ing the application by writing to the Suwannee River Water Management District, Attn: Resource Management, 9225 CR 49, Live Oak, FL 32060. Such comments or requests must be received by 5:00 PM within 14 days from the date of publication. No further public notice will be provid ed regarding this application. A copy of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further proceedings. Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing, pursuant to Title 28, Florida Administrative Code, regarding the proposed agency action by submitting a written request after reviewing the staff report. 04/18/2018 Public Notices Protecting Your Right to Know Legals In the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit, in and for Lafayette County, Florida Case No: 2018-33-DR In The Interest of: Riley A. Smith Robert A. Fleming and Kathy M. Fleming Petitioners Brett Smith Respondent You are notified that an action for Pe tition for Temporary Custody by Ex tended Family has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, to Karen D. Hatton, PA, Attorney for Peti tioners, PO Box 446, Mayo, FL 32060 On or before May 16, 2018 and file the original with the Clerk of Court at 120 W Main Street, Mayo, FL 32060, before service on the undersigned at torney or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. The Action is asking the Court to award Temporary Custody by Extend ed Family. Copies of all court documents in the case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Cir cuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file Designation of Current Mailing and Email address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law form 12.915) Future papers in this law suit will be mailed or emailed to the address(es) on record at the clerks office. Warning: Rule 12.285, Florida Fam ily Law Rule of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Fail ure to comply can result in sanc tions, including dismissal or strik ing of Pleadings. 04/05, 04/12, 04/19, 04/26/2018 Legals In the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit, in and for Lafayette County, Florida Case No: 2018-33-DR In The Interest of: Riley A. Smith Robert A. Fleming and Kathy M. Fleming Petitioners Brett Smith Respondent You are notified that an action for Pe tition for Temporary Custody by Ex tended Family has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, to Karen D. Hatton, PA, Attorney for Peti tioners, PO Box 446, Mayo, FL 32060 On or before May 16, 2018 and file the original with the Clerk of Court at 120 W Main Street, Mayo, FL 32060, before service on the undersigned at torney or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. The Action is asking the Court to award Temporary Custody by Extend ed Family. Copies of all court documents in the case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Cir cuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file Designation of Current Mailing and Email address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law form 12.915) Future papers in this law suit will be mailed or emailed to the address(es) on record at the clerks office. Warning: Rule 12.285, Florida Fam ily Law Rule of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Fail ure to comply can result in sanc tions, including dismissal or strik ing of Pleadings. 04/05, 04/12, 04/19, 04/26/2018 PUBLIC AUCTION Location: Dennis Garage 8109 NW CR 146 Jennings, FL 32053 Date: 04/30/2018 Time: 8:00 A.M. 1996 FORD VIN: 1FMDU32P6TUD83968 2000 JEEP VIN: 1J4GW58N0YC162984 2006 NISS VIN: 1N4AL11D76C129160 04/19/2018 PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE AIR PERMIT Florida Department of Environmental Protection Northeast District Office Draft Air Permit No. 0470002-119-AC White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs Suwannee River and Swift Creek Complex Hamilton County, Florida Applicant: The applicant for this project is White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs. The applicants autho rized representative and mailing ad dress is: William M. Ponton, General Manager, White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs, Suwannee River and Swift Creek Complex, 15843 SE 78th Street, White Springs, Florida 32096. Facility Location: White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs operates the existing Suwannee River and Swift Creek Complex, which is located in Hamilton County at 15843 SE 78th Street, in White Springs, Florida. Project: Air construction permit, which authorizes changes to exist ing EU008 Y Train (#1 MAP/DAP Plant) to add a Mode of operation for the addition of micronutrients to the process; replace the existing pre neutralizer with a new same capacity one; replace pumps, piping; repair or replace instrumentation as necessary to ensure reliable plant operations for EU008; changes to the scrubbing system arrangement; the addition of a new polishing screen; additional Mode of operation to add sulfuric acid and zinc oxide/sulfate to the process. Permitting Authority: Applications for air construction permits are subject to review in accordance with the provi sions of Chapter 403, Florida Statutes (F.S.) and Chapters 62-4, 62-210 and 62-212 of the Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.). The proposed proj ect is not exempt from air permitting requirements and an air permit is re quired to perform the proposed work. The Permitting Authority responsible for making a permit determination for this project is the Northeast District Office. The Permitting Authoritys physical address is: 8800 Baymead ows Way West, Suite 100, Jackson ville, Florida 32256. The Permitting Authoritys mailing address is: 8800 Baymeadows Way West, Suite 100, Jacksonville, Florida 32256. The Per mitting Authoritys phone number is (904) 256-1700. Project File: A complete project file is available for public inspection during the normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (except legal holidays), at the physical address indicated above for the Permitting Authority. The com plete project file includes the Draft Permit, the Technical Evaluation and Preliminary Determination, the appli cation and information submitted by the applicant (exclusive of confiden tial records under Section 403.111, F.S.). Interested persons may con tact the Permitting Authoritys project engineer for additional information at the address and phone number listed above. In addition, electronic copies of these documents are available on the following web site: https://fldep.dep.state.fl.us/air/ emission/apds/default.asp Notice of Intent to Issue Air Permit: The Permitting Authority gives notice of its intent to issue an air construction permit to the applicant for the project described above. The applicant has provided reasonable assurance that operation of proposed equipment will not adversely impact air quality and that the project will comply with all appropriate provisions of Chapters 62-4, 62-204, 62-210, 62-212, 62-296 and 62-297, F.A.C. The Permitting Authority will issue a Final Permit in accordance with the conditions of the proposed Draft Permit unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is filed under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. or unless public comment received in accordance with this no tice results in a different decision or a significant change of terms or con ditions. Comments: The Permitting Authori ty will accept written comments con cerning the proposed Draft Permit for a period of 14 days from the date of publication of the Public Notice. Writ ten comments must be received by the Permitting Authority by close of business (5:00 p.m.) on or before the end of this 14-day period. If written comments received result in a signif icant change to the Draft Permit, the Permitting Authority shall revise the Draft Permit and require, if applicable, another Public Notice. All comments filed will be made available for public inspection. Petitions: A person whose sub stantial interests are affected by the proposed permitting decision may petition for an administrative hearing in accordance with Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. Petitions filed by any persons other than those enti tled to written notice under Section 120.60(3), F.S., must be filed within 14 days of publication of the Public Notice or receipt of a written notice, whichever occurs first. Under Section 120.60(3), F.S., however, any person who asked the Permitting Authority for notice of agency action may file a petition within 14 days of receipt of that notice, regardless of the date of publication. A petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above, at the time of filing. A petition for ad ministrative hearing must contain the information set forth below and must be filed (received) with the Agency Clerk in the Office of General Coun sel, 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 35, Tallahassee, Florida 323993000, Agency_Clerk@dep.state.fl.us before the deadline. The failure of any person to file a petition within the appropriate time period shall consti tute a waiver of that persons right to request an administrative determina tion (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., or to intervene in this proceeding and participate as a par ty to it. Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party) will be only at the approval of the presiding officer upon the filing of a motion in compliance with Rule 28106.205, F.A.C. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Permitting Author itys action is based must contain the following information: (a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agencys file or identification number, if known; (b) The name, ad dress, any email address, telephone number and any facsimile number of the petitioner; the name, address any email address, telephone number, and any facsimile number of the petition ers representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the peti tioners substantial interests will be affected by the agency determina tion; (c) A statement of when and how each petitioner received notice of the agency action or proposed decision; (d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so state; (e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts al leged, including the specific facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modification of the agencys pro posed action; (f) A statement of the specific rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modifica tion of the agencys proposed action including an explanation of how the al leged facts relate to the specific rules or statutes; and, (g) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stat ing precisely the action the petitioner wishes the agency to take with respect to the agencys proposed action. A petition that does not dispute the ma terial facts upon which the Permitting Authoritys action is based shall state that no such facts are in dispute and otherwise shall contain the same in formation as set forth above, as re quired by Rule 28-106.301, F.A.C. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the Permitting Authoritys final action may be different from the position taken by it in this Public No tice of Intent to Issue Air Permit. Per sons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the Permitting Authority on the ap plication have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. Mediation: Mediation is not available in this proceeding. 04/19/2018 Legals PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE AIR PERMIT Florida Department of Environmental Protection Northeast District Office Draft Air Permit No. 0470002-119-AC White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs Suwannee River and Swift Creek Complex Hamilton County, Florida Applicant: The applicant for this project is White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs. The applicants autho rized representative and mailing ad dress is: William M. Ponton, General Manager, White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs, Suwannee River and Swift Creek Complex, 15843 SE 78th Street, White Springs, Florida 32096. Facility Location: White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs operates the existing Suwannee River and Swift Creek Complex, which is located in Hamilton County at 15843 SE 78th Street, in White Springs, Florida. Project: Air construction permit, which authorizes changes to exist ing EU008 Y Train (#1 MAP/DAP Plant) to add a Mode of operation for the addition of micronutrients to the process; replace the existing pre neutralizer with a new same capacity one; replace pumps, piping; repair or replace instrumentation as necessary to ensure reliable plant operations for EU008; changes to the scrubbing system arrangement; the addition of a new polishing screen; additional Mode of operation to add sulfuric acid and zinc oxide/sulfate to the process. Permitting Authority: Applications for air construction permits are subject to review in accordance with the provi sions of Chapter 403, Florida Statutes (F.S.) and Chapters 62-4, 62-210 and 62-212 of the Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.). The proposed proj ect is not exempt from air permitting requirements and an air permit is re quired to perform the proposed work. The Permitting Authority responsible for making a permit determination for this project is the Northeast District Office. The Permitting Authoritys physical address is: 8800 Baymead ows Way West, Suite 100, Jackson ville, Florida 32256. The Permitting Authoritys mailing address is: 8800 Baymeadows Way West, Suite 100, Jacksonville, Florida 32256. The Per mitting Authoritys phone number is (904) 256-1700. Project File: A complete project file is available for public inspection during the normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (except legal holidays), at the physical address indicated above for the Permitting Authority. The com plete project file includes the Draft Permit, the Technical Evaluation and Preliminary Determination, the appli cation and information submitted by the applicant (exclusive of confiden tial records under Section 403.111, F.S.). Interested persons may con tact the Permitting Authoritys project engineer for additional information at the address and phone number listed above. In addition, electronic copies of these documents are available on the following web site: https://fldep.dep.state.fl.us/air/ emission/apds/default.asp Notice of Intent to Issue Air Permit: The Permitting Authority gives notice of its intent to issue an air construction permit to the applicant for the project described above. The applicant has provided reasonable assurance that operation of proposed equipment will not adversely impact air quality and that the project will comply with all appropriate provisions of Chapters 62-4, 62-204, 62-210, 62-212, 62-296 and 62-297, F.A.C. The Permitting Authority will issue a Final Permit in accordance with the conditions of the proposed Draft Permit unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is filed under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. or unless public comment received in accordance with this no tice results in a different decision or a significant change of terms or con ditions. Comments: The Permitting Authori ty will accept written comments con cerning the proposed Draft Permit for a period of 14 days from the date of publication of the Public Notice. Writ ten comments must be received by the Permitting Authority by close of business (5:00 p.m.) on or before the end of this 14-day period. If written comments received result in a signif icant change to the Draft Permit, the Permitting Authority shall revise the Draft Permit and require, if applicable, another Public Notice. All comments filed will be made available for public inspection. Petitions: A person whose sub stantial interests are affected by the proposed permitting decision may petition for an administrative hearing in accordance with Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. Petitions filed by any persons other than those enti tled to written notice under Section 120.60(3), F.S., must be filed within 14 days of publication of the Public Notice or receipt of a written notice, whichever occurs first. Under Section 120.60(3), F.S., however, any person who asked the Permitting Authority for notice of agency action may file a petition within 14 days of receipt of that notice, regardless of the date of publication. A petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above, at the time of filing. A petition for ad ministrative hearing must contain the information set forth below and must be filed (received) with the Agency Clerk in the Office of General Coun sel, 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 35, Tallahassee, Florida 323993000, Agency_Clerk@dep.state.fl.us before the deadline. The failure of any person to file a petition within the appropriate time period shall consti tute a waiver of that persons right to request an administrative determina tion (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., or to intervene in this proceeding and participate as a par ty to it. Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party) will be only at the approval of the presiding officer upon the filing of a motion in compliance with Rule 28106.205, F.A.C. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Permitting Author itys action is based must contain the following information: (a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agencys file or identification number, if known; (b) The name, ad dress, any email address, telephone number and any facsimile number of the petitioner; the name, address any email address, telephone number, and any facsimile number of the petition ers representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the peti tioners substantial interests will be affected by the agency determina tion; (c) A statement of when and how each petitioner received notice of the agency action or proposed decision; (d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so state; (e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts al leged, including the specific facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modification of the agencys pro posed action; (f) A statement of the specific rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modifica tion of the agencys proposed action including an explanation of how the al leged facts relate to the specific rules or statutes; and, (g) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stat ing precisely the action the petitioner wishes the agency to take with respect to the agencys proposed action. A petition that does not dispute the ma terial facts upon which the Permitting Authoritys action is based shall state that no such facts are in dispute and otherwise shall contain the same in formation as set forth above, as re quired by Rule 28-106.301, F.A.C. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the Permitting Authoritys final action may be different from the position taken by it in this Public No tice of Intent to Issue Air Permit. Per sons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the Permitting Authority on the ap plication have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. Mediation: Mediation is not available in this proceeding. 04/19/2018 Legals PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE AIR PERMIT Florida Department of Environmental Protection Northeast District Office Draft Air Permit No. 0470002-119-AC White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs Suwannee River and Swift Creek Complex Hamilton County, Florida Applicant: The applicant for this project is White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs. The applicants autho rized representative and mailing ad dress is: William M. Ponton, General Manager, White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs, Suwannee River and Swift Creek Complex, 15843 SE 78th Street, White Springs, Florida 32096. Facility Location: White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs operates the existing Suwannee River and Swift Creek Complex, which is located in Hamilton County at 15843 SE 78th Street, in White Springs, Florida. Project: Air construction permit, which authorizes changes to exist ing EU008 Y Train (#1 MAP/DAP Plant) to add a Mode of operation for the addition of micronutrients to the process; replace the existing pre neutralizer with a new same capacity one; replace pumps, piping; repair or replace instrumentation as necessary to ensure reliable plant operations for EU008; changes to the scrubbing system arrangement; the addition of a new polishing screen; additional Mode of operation to add sulfuric acid and zinc oxide/sulfate to the process. Permitting Authority: Applications for air construction permits are subject to review in accordance with the provi sions of Chapter 403, Florida Statutes (F.S.) and Chapters 62-4, 62-210 and 62-212 of the Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.). The proposed proj ect is not exempt from air permitting requirements and an air permit is re quired to perform the proposed work. The Permitting Authority responsible for making a permit determination for this project is the Northeast District Office. The Permitting Authoritys physical address is: 8800 Baymead ows Way West, Suite 100, Jackson ville, Florida 32256. The Permitting Authoritys mailing address is: 8800 Baymeadows Way West, Suite 100, Jacksonville, Florida 32256. The Per mitting Authoritys phone number is (904) 256-1700. Project File: A complete project file is available for public inspection during the normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (except legal holidays), at the physical address indicated above for the Permitting Authority. The com plete project file includes the Draft Permit, the Technical Evaluation and Preliminary Determination, the appli cation and information submitted by the applicant (exclusive of confiden tial records under Section 403.111, F.S.). Interested persons may con tact the Permitting Authoritys project engineer for additional information at the address and phone number listed above. In addition, electronic copies of these documents are available on the following web site: https://fldep.dep.state.fl.us/air/ emission/apds/default.asp Notice of Intent to Issue Air Permit: The Permitting Authority gives notice of its intent to issue an air construction permit to the applicant for the project described above. The applicant has provided reasonable assurance that operation of proposed equipment will not adversely impact air quality and that the project will comply with all appropriate provisions of Chapters 62-4, 62-204, 62-210, 62-212, 62-296 and 62-297, F.A.C. The Permitting Authority will issue a Final Permit in accordance with the conditions of the proposed Draft Permit unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is filed under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. or unless public comment received in accordance with this no tice results in a different decision or a significant change of terms or con ditions. Comments: The Permitting Authori ty will accept written comments con cerning the proposed Draft Permit for a period of 14 days from the date of publication of the Public Notice. Writ ten comments must be received by the Permitting Authority by close of business (5:00 p.m.) on or before the end of this 14-day period. If written comments received result in a signif icant change to the Draft Permit, the Permitting Authority shall revise the Draft Permit and require, if applicable, another Public Notice. All comments filed will be made available for public inspection. Petitions: A person whose sub stantial interests are affected by the proposed permitting decision may petition for an administrative hearing in accordance with Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. Petitions filed by any persons other than those enti tled to written notice under Section 120.60(3), F.S., must be filed within 14 days of publication of the Public Notice or receipt of a written notice, whichever occurs first. Under Section 120.60(3), F.S., however, any person who asked the Permitting Authority for notice of agency action may file a petition within 14 days of receipt of that notice, regardless of the date of publication. A petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above, at the time of filing. A petition for ad ministrative hearing must contain the information set forth below and must be filed (received) with the Agency Clerk in the Office of General Coun sel, 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 35, Tallahassee, Florida 323993000, Agency_Clerk@dep.state.fl.us before the deadline. The failure of any person to file a petition within the appropriate time period shall consti tute a waiver of that persons right to request an administrative determina tion (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., or to intervene in this proceeding and participate as a par ty to it. Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party) will be only at the approval of the presiding officer upon the filing of a motion in compliance with Rule 28106.205, F.A.C. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Permitting Author itys action is based must contain the following information: (a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agencys file or identification number, if known; (b) The name, ad dress, any email address, telephone number and any facsimile number of the petitioner; the name, address any email address, telephone number, and any facsimile number of the petition ers representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the peti tioners substantial interests will be affected by the agency determina tion; (c) A statement of when and how each petitioner received notice of the agency action or proposed decision; (d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so state; (e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts al leged, including the specific facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modification of the agencys pro posed action; (f) A statement of the specific rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modifica tion of the agencys proposed action including an explanation of how the al leged facts relate to the specific rules or statutes; and, (g) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stat ing precisely the action the petitioner wishes the agency to take with respect to the agencys proposed action. A petition that does not dispute the ma terial facts upon which the Permitting Authoritys action is based shall state that no such facts are in dispute and otherwise shall contain the same in formation as set forth above, as re quired by Rule 28-106.301, F.A.C. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the Permitting Authoritys final action may be different from the position taken by it in this Public No tice of Intent to Issue Air Permit. Per sons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the Permitting Authority on the ap plication have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. Mediation: Mediation is not available in this proceeding. 04/19/2018 Legals PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE AIR PERMIT Florida Department of Environmental Protection Northeast District Office Draft Air Permit No. 0470002-119-AC White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs Suwannee River and Swift Creek Complex Hamilton County, Florida Applicant: The applicant for this project is White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs. The applicants autho rized representative and mailing ad dress is: William M. Ponton, General Manager, White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs, Suwannee River and Swift Creek Complex, 15843 SE 78th Street, White Springs, Florida 32096. Facility Location: White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs operates the existing Suwannee River and Swift Creek Complex, which is located in Hamilton County at 15843 SE 78th Street, in White Springs, Florida. Project: Air construction permit, which authorizes changes to exist ing EU008 Y Train (#1 MAP/DAP Plant) to add a Mode of operation for the addition of micronutrients to the process; replace the existing pre neutralizer with a new same capacity one; replace pumps, piping; repair or replace instrumentation as necessary to ensure reliable plant operations for EU008; changes to the scrubbing system arrangement; the addition of a new polishing screen; additional Mode of operation to add sulfuric acid and zinc oxide/sulfate to the process. Permitting Authority: Applications for air construction permits are subject to review in accordance with the provi sions of Chapter 403, Florida Statutes (F.S.) and Chapters 62-4, 62-210 and 62-212 of the Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.). The proposed proj ect is not exempt from air permitting requirements and an air permit is re quired to perform the proposed work. The Permitting Authority responsible for making a permit determination for this project is the Northeast District Office. The Permitting Authoritys physical address is: 8800 Baymead ows Way West, Suite 100, Jackson ville, Florida 32256. The Permitting Authoritys mailing address is: 8800 Baymeadows Way West, Suite 100, Jacksonville, Florida 32256. The Per mitting Authoritys phone number is (904) 256-1700. Project File: A complete project file is available for public inspection during the normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (except legal holidays), at the physical address indicated above for the Permitting Authority. The com plete project file includes the Draft Permit, the Technical Evaluation and Preliminary Determination, the appli cation and information submitted by the applicant (exclusive of confiden tial records under Section 403.111, F.S.). Interested persons may con tact the Permitting Authoritys project engineer for additional information at the address and phone number listed above. In addition, electronic copies of these documents are available on the following web site: https://fldep.dep.state.fl.us/air/ emission/apds/default.asp Notice of Intent to Issue Air Permit: The Permitting Authority gives notice of its intent to issue an air construction permit to the applicant for the project described above. The applicant has provided reasonable assurance that operation of proposed equipment will not adversely impact air quality and that the project will comply with all appropriate provisions of Chapters 62-4, 62-204, 62-210, 62-212, 62-296 and 62-297, F.A.C. The Permitting Authority will issue a Final Permit in accordance with the conditions of the proposed Draft Permit unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is filed under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. or unless public comment received in accordance with this no tice results in a different decision or a significant change of terms or con ditions. Comments: The Permitting Authori ty will accept written comments con cerning the proposed Draft Permit for a period of 14 days from the date of publication of the Public Notice. Writ ten comments must be received by the Permitting Authority by close of business (5:00 p.m.) on or before the end of this 14-day period. If written comments received result in a signif icant change to the Draft Permit, the Permitting Authority shall revise the Draft Permit and require, if applicable, another Public Notice. All comments filed will be made available for public inspection. Petitions: A person whose sub stantial interests are affected by the proposed permitting decision may petition for an administrative hearing in accordance with Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. Petitions filed by any persons other than those enti tled to written notice under Section 120.60(3), F.S., must be filed within 14 days of publication of the Public Notice or receipt of a written notice, whichever occurs first. Under Section 120.60(3), F.S., however, any person who asked the Permitting Authority for notice of agency action may file a petition within 14 days of receipt of that notice, regardless of the date of publication. A petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above, at the time of filing. A petition for ad ministrative hearing must contain the information set forth below and must be filed (received) with the Agency Clerk in the Office of General Coun sel, 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 35, Tallahassee, Florida 323993000, Agency_Clerk@dep.state.fl.us before the deadline. The failure of any person to file a petition within the appropriate time period shall consti tute a waiver of that persons right to request an administrative determina tion (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., or to intervene in this proceeding and participate as a par ty to it. Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party) will be only at the approval of the presiding officer upon the filing of a motion in compliance with Rule 28106.205, F.A.C. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Permitting Author itys action is based must contain the following information: (a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agencys file or identification number, if known; (b) The name, ad dress, any email address, telephone number and any facsimile number of the petitioner; the name, address any email address, telephone number, and any facsimile number of the petition ers representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the peti tioners substantial interests will be affected by the agency determina tion; (c) A statement of when and how each petitioner received notice of the agency action or proposed decision; (d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so state; (e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts al leged, including the specific facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modification of the agencys pro posed action; (f) A statement of the specific rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modifica tion of the agencys proposed action including an explanation of how the al leged facts relate to the specific rules or statutes; and, (g) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stat ing precisely the action the petitioner wishes the agency to take with respect to the agencys proposed action. A petition that does not dispute the ma terial facts upon which the Permitting Authoritys action is based shall state that no such facts are in dispute and otherwise shall contain the same in formation as set forth above, as re quired by Rule 28-106.301, F.A.C. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the Permitting Authoritys final action may be different from the position taken by it in this Public No tice of Intent to Issue Air Permit. Per sons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the Permitting Authority on the ap plication have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. Mediation: Mediation is not available in this proceeding. 04/19/2018 Legals PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE AIR PERMIT Florida Department of Environmental Protection Northeast District Office Draft Air Permit No. 0470002-119-AC White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs Suwannee River and Swift Creek Complex Hamilton County, Florida Applicant: The applicant for this project is White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs. The applicants autho rized representative and mailing ad dress is: William M. Ponton, General Manager, White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs, Suwannee River and Swift Creek Complex, 15843 SE 78th Street, White Springs, Florida 32096. Facility Location: White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc.-dba PCS Phosphate, White Springs operates the existing Suwannee River and Swift Creek Complex, which is located in Hamilton County at 15843 SE 78th Street, in White Springs, Florida. Project: Air construction permit, which authorizes changes to exist ing EU008 Y Train (#1 MAP/DAP Plant) to add a Mode of operation for the addition of micronutrients to the process; replace the existing pre neutralizer with a new same capacity one; replace pumps, piping; repair or replace instrumentation as necessary to ensure reliable plant operations for EU008; changes to the scrubbing system arrangement; the addition of a new polishing screen; additional Mode of operation to add sulfuric acid and zinc oxide/sulfate to the process. Permitting Authority: Applications for air construction permits are subject to review in accordance with the provi sions of Chapter 403, Florida Statutes (F.S.) and Chapters 62-4, 62-210 and 62-212 of the Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.). The proposed proj ect is not exempt from air permitting requirements and an air permit is re quired to perform the proposed work. The Permitting Authority responsible for making a permit determination for this project is the Northeast District Office. The Permitting Authoritys physical address is: 8800 Baymead ows Way West, Suite 100, Jackson ville, Florida 32256. The Permitting Authoritys mailing address is: 8800 Baymeadows Way West, Suite 100, Jacksonville, Florida 32256. The Per mitting Authoritys phone number is (904) 256-1700. Project File: A complete project file is available for public inspection during the normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (except legal holidays), at the physical address indicated above for the Permitting Authority. The com plete project file includes the Draft Permit, the Technical Evaluation and Preliminary Determination, the appli cation and information submitted by the applicant (exclusive of confiden tial records under Section 403.111, F.S.). Interested persons may con tact the Permitting Authoritys project engineer for additional information at the address and phone number listed above. In addition, electronic copies of these documents are available on the following web site: https://fldep.dep.state.fl.us/air/ emission/apds/default.asp Notice of Intent to Issue Air Permit: The Permitting Authority gives notice of its intent to issue an air construction permit to the applicant for the project described above. The applicant has provided reasonable assurance that operation of proposed equipment will not adversely impact air quality and that the project will comply with all appropriate provisions of Chapters 62-4, 62-204, 62-210, 62-212, 62-296 and 62-297, F.A.C. The Permitting Authority will issue a Final Permit in accordance with the conditions of the proposed Draft Permit unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is filed under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. or unless public comment received in accordance with this no tice results in a different decision or a significant change of terms or con ditions. Comments: The Permitting Authori ty will accept written comments con cerning the proposed Draft Permit for a period of 14 days from the date of publication of the Public Notice. Writ ten comments must be received by the Permitting Authority by close of business (5:00 p.m.) on or before the end of this 14-day period. If written comments received result in a signif icant change to the Draft Permit, the Permitting Authority shall revise the Draft Permit and require, if applicable, another Public Notice. All comments filed will be made available for public inspection. Petitions: A person whose sub stantial interests are affected by the proposed permitting decision may petition for an administrative hearing in accordance with Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. Petitions filed by any persons other than those enti tled to written notice under Section 120.60(3), F.S., must be filed within 14 days of publication of the Public Notice or receipt of a written notice, whichever occurs first. Under Section 120.60(3), F.S., however, any person who asked the Permitting Authority for notice of agency action may file a petition within 14 days of receipt of that notice, regardless of the date of publication. A petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above, at the time of filing. A petition for ad ministrative hearing must contain the information set forth below and must be filed (received) with the Agency Clerk in the Office of General Coun sel, 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS 35, Tallahassee, Florida 323993000, Agency_Clerk@dep.state.fl.us before the deadline. The failure of any person to file a petition within the appropriate time period shall consti tute a waiver of that persons right to request an administrative determina tion (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., or to intervene in this proceeding and participate as a par ty to it. Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party) will be only at the approval of the presiding officer upon the filing of a motion in compliance with Rule 28106.205, F.A.C. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Permitting Author itys action is based must contain the following information: (a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agencys file or identification number, if known; (b) The name, ad dress, any email address, telephone number and any facsimile number of the petitioner; the name, address any email address, telephone number, and any facsimile number of the petition ers representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the peti tioners substantial interests will be affected by the agency determina tion; (c) A statement of when and how each petitioner received notice of the agency action or proposed decision; (d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so state; (e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts al leged, including the specific facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modification of the agencys pro posed action; (f) A statement of the specific rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modifica tion of the agencys proposed action including an explanation of how the al leged facts relate to the specific rules or statutes; and, (g) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stat ing precisely the action the petitioner wishes the agency to take with respect to the agencys proposed action. A petition that does not dispute the ma terial facts upon which the Permitting Authoritys action is based shall state that no such facts are in dispute and otherwise shall contain the same in formation as set forth above, as re quired by Rule 28-106.301, F.A.C. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the Permitting Authoritys final action may be different from the position taken by it in this Public No tice of Intent to Issue Air Permit. Per sons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the Permitting Authority on the ap plication have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. Mediation: Mediation is not available in this proceeding. 04/19/2018 Stay Informed!Exercise Your Right To Know!

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APRIL 18-19, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 13A Public Notices Protecting Your Right to Know Lafayette County Courthouse Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LAFAYETTE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 18-48DR BRITTANY TOWNSEND, Petitioner, and FRANCISCO GARCIA-BIZA, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: Francisco Garcia-Biza LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: Mexico Neveo Balza gro YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Dissolution of Marriage has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defens es, if any, to it on Brittany Townsend whose address is 4929 NE CR 354, Mayo, FL 32066 on or before April 27, 2018 and file the original with the clerk of this Court at P.O. Box 88, Mayo, FL 32066 before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Cir cuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Cir cuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file No tice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks of fice. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclo sure of documents and informa tion. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: March 21, 2018 (Court Seal) Steve Land CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Hannah Owens Deputy Clerk 03/29, 04/05, 04/12, 04/19/2018 Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LAFAYETTE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2017-CA-000110 FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLORIDA, Plaintiff, vs. SHAWN L. HEWITT A/K/A SHAWN L. HEWETT; ET AL, Defendant(s) NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JESIKA LILLIOTT HEWITT A/K/A JESIKE L. HEWETT A/K/A JESIKA L. HEWETT A/K/A JESIKA JANE HEWITT Last Known Address: 2449 SE CR 405, Mayo, FL 32066 You are notified of an action to fore close a mortgage on the following property in Lafayette County: A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE SW 1/4 OF NE 1/4 OF SECTION 26, TOWN SHIP 5 SOUTH, RANGE 12 EAST, LAFAYETTE COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE COM MENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST COR NER OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP 5 SOUTH, RANGE 12 EAST; THENCE N 0 DEG. 3351 WEST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF THE SW 1/4 OF NE 1/4 OF SAID SECTION A DISTANCE OF 141.13 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE N 0 DEG. 3351 WEST A DISTANCE OF 301.02 FEET; THENCE N 70 DEG. 3943 EAST A DISTANCE OF 715.95 FEET TO THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF COUN TY ROAD NO. 354; THENCE S 19 DEG 2018 EAST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 212.32 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTHEAST HAVING A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 4 DEG. 4802, A RADIUS OF 868.51 FEET, A CHORD OF 72.75 FEET, A CHORD BEARING OF S 21 DEG. 4419 EAST; THENCE ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE A DIS TANCE OF 72.77 FEET; THENCE S 70 DEG. 3943 WEST A DISTANCE OF 815.88 FEET TO CLOSE ON THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Property Address: 2449 Southeast CR 405, Mayo, FL 32066 The action was instituted in the Circuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit in and for Lafayette County, Florida; Case No. 2017-CA-000110 and is styled FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLORIDA vs. SHAWN L. HEWITT A/K/A SHAWN L. HEWETT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHAWN L. HEWITT A/K/A SHAWN L. HEWETT; JESIKA LILLIOTT HEWITT A/K/A JESIKE L. HEWETT A/K/A JESIKA L. HEWETT A/K/A JESIKA JANE HEWITT; LAFAYETTE COUN TY, FLORIDA; LOUIS R. HEWITT; BARBARA JO HEWITT; UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1; UN KNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to the action on Mark W. Hernandez, Esq., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 255 S. Orange Ave., Ste. 900, Orlan do, FL 32801, on or before May 21, 2018, (or 30 days from the first date of publication) and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or im mediately after service; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. The Court has authority in this suit to enter a judgment or decree in the Plaintiffs interest which is binding upon you. DATED: April 5, 2018 (Court Seal) STEVE LAND As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Hannah Owens As Deputy Clerk 04/19, 04/26/2018 Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LAFAYETTE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2017-CA-000110 FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLORIDA, Plaintiff, vs. SHAWN L. HEWITT A/K/A SHAWN L. HEWETT; ET AL, Defendant(s) NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JESIKA LILLIOTT HEWITT A/K/A JESIKE L. HEWETT A/K/A JESIKA L. HEWETT A/K/A JESIKA JANE HEWITT Last Known Address: 2449 SE CR 405, Mayo, FL 32066 You are notified of an action to fore close a mortgage on the following property in Lafayette County: A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE SW 1/4 OF NE 1/4 OF SECTION 26, TOWN SHIP 5 SOUTH, RANGE 12 EAST, LAFAYETTE COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE COM MENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST COR NER OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP 5 SOUTH, RANGE 12 EAST; THENCE N 0 DEG. 3351 WEST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF THE SW 1/4 OF NE 1/4 OF SAID SECTION A DISTANCE OF 141.13 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE N 0 DEG. 3351 WEST A DISTANCE OF 301.02 FEET; THENCE N 70 DEG. 3943 EAST A DISTANCE OF 715.95 FEET TO THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF COUN TY ROAD NO. 354; THENCE S 19 DEG 2018 EAST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 212.32 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTHEAST HAVING A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 4 DEG. 4802, A RADIUS OF 868.51 FEET, A CHORD OF 72.75 FEET, A CHORD BEARING OF S 21 DEG. 4419 EAST; THENCE ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE A DIS TANCE OF 72.77 FEET; THENCE S 70 DEG. 3943 WEST A DISTANCE OF 815.88 FEET TO CLOSE ON THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Property Address: 2449 Southeast CR 405, Mayo, FL 32066 The action was instituted in the Circuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit in and for Lafayette County, Florida; Case No. 2017-CA-000110 and is styled FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLORIDA vs. SHAWN L. HEWITT A/K/A SHAWN L. HEWETT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHAWN L. HEWITT A/K/A SHAWN L. HEWETT; JESIKA LILLIOTT HEWITT A/K/A JESIKE L. HEWETT A/K/A JESIKA L. HEWETT A/K/A JESIKA JANE HEWITT; LAFAYETTE COUN TY, FLORIDA; LOUIS R. HEWITT; BARBARA JO HEWITT; UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1; UN KNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to the action on Mark W. Hernandez, Esq., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 255 S. Orange Ave., Ste. 900, Orlan do, FL 32801, on or before May 21, 2018, (or 30 days from the first date of publication) and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or im mediately after service; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. The Court has authority in this suit to enter a judgment or decree in the Plaintiffs interest which is binding upon you. DATED: April 5, 2018 (Court Seal) STEVE LAND As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Hannah Owens As Deputy Clerk 04/19, 04/26/2018 NOTICE FOR REQUEST FOR STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS FOR REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE SERVICES FOR THE LAFAYETTE COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS The Lafayette County Board of Coun ty Commissioners is soliciting state ments of qualification from real estate agents and/or firms. SCOPE OF WORK: This is an RFQ to obtain real estate brokerage services to assist the County in selling surplus real property. INSTRUCTIONS: Documents for this RFQ are available at the Lafayette County Clerks office. Any firm desir ing a copy of the RFQ may obtain a copy by calling the Lafayette County Clerk of Court at 386 294 1600. Hard copies and email copies are available. ADA REQUIREMENTS: Any person with a qualified disability shall not be denied equal access and effective communication regarding any bid/pro posal documents or the attendance at any related meeting or bid/propos al opening. If accommodations are needed because of disability, please contact the Clerk of Court at 386 294 1600. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Florida Relay Services by calling (800) 9558771 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (Voice). RFQ SUBMITTAL DUE DATE: No later than 3:00PM EST on May 11, 2018 to the below address: Clerk of Courts office at 120 West Main Street, P.O. Box 88, Mayo, Flor ida 32066. The County Commission reserves the right to reject any or all submittals. NOTICE OF RIGHTS: Notice of In tent to Protest the RFQ must be filed with (received by) the Clerk of Court for Lafayette County, 120 West Main Street, P.O. Box 88, Mayo, Florida 32066, 386 294 1600, during the 72hour period after specifications are made available. Failure to file a Notice of Intent to Protest or a formal, written Protest in accordance with Rule 28110, F.A.C., within ten days after the 72-hour period ends, as prescribed in Section 120.57(3), Florida Statutes, shall constitute a waiver of your right to an administrative hearing on the Specifications under Chapter 120, Florida Statutes. Rules for RFQ pro tests can be found in sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., and Chapter 28-110, Florida Administrative Code. A pro tester shall comply with these statutes and rules. 04/12, 04/19, 04/26/2018 Legals NOTICE FOR REQUEST FOR STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS FOR REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE SERVICES FOR THE LAFAYETTE COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS The Lafayette County Board of Coun ty Commissioners is soliciting state ments of qualification from real estate agents and/or firms. SCOPE OF WORK: This is an RFQ to obtain real estate brokerage services to assist the County in selling surplus real property. INSTRUCTIONS: Documents for this RFQ are available at the Lafayette County Clerks office. Any firm desir ing a copy of the RFQ may obtain a copy by calling the Lafayette County Clerk of Court at 386 294 1600. Hard copies and email copies are available. ADA REQUIREMENTS: Any person with a qualified disability shall not be denied equal access and effective communication regarding any bid/pro posal documents or the attendance at any related meeting or bid/propos al opening. If accommodations are needed because of disability, please contact the Clerk of Court at 386 294 1600. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Florida Relay Services by calling (800) 9558771 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (Voice). RFQ SUBMITTAL DUE DATE: No later than 3:00PM EST on May 11, 2018 to the below address: Clerk of Courts office at 120 West Main Street, P.O. Box 88, Mayo, Flor ida 32066. The County Commission reserves the right to reject any or all submittals. NOTICE OF RIGHTS: Notice of In tent to Protest the RFQ must be filed with (received by) the Clerk of Court for Lafayette County, 120 West Main Street, P.O. Box 88, Mayo, Florida 32066, 386 294 1600, during the 72hour period after specifications are made available. Failure to file a Notice of Intent to Protest or a formal, written Protest in accordance with Rule 28110, F.A.C., within ten days after the 72-hour period ends, as prescribed in Section 120.57(3), Florida Statutes, shall constitute a waiver of your right to an administrative hearing on the Specifications under Chapter 120, Florida Statutes. Rules for RFQ pro tests can be found in sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., and Chapter 28-110, Florida Administrative Code. A pro tester shall comply with these statutes and rules. 04/12, 04/19, 04/26/2018 PUBLIC NOTICE The Lafayette County Commission will be holding a regular scheduled meeting on Monday, April 23, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the County Commissioners Meeting Room at the Lafayette County Court house in Mayo, Florida. Listed below is an agenda for the meeting. By Order Of: Earnest L. Jones, Chairman Lafayette County Commission BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS: 1. Open the meeting. 2. Invocation and pledge to the flag. 3. Approve the minutes. 4. Requests and comments from the community. 5. Department Heads: A) Marcus Calhoun Mainte nance. 1) Discuss issues with roofs on county buildings. B) Scott Sadler Public Works. C) Robert Hinkle Building/ Zoning. 1) Discuss possible amend ments to the Land Development Regulations. D) Marty Tompkins EMS. E) Jana Hart Extension Office. 6. Consider an agreement with the North Florida Economic Development Partnership (continued from the 4/9/18 meeting). 7. Consider an agreement with the Lafayette County Tax Collector. 8. Approve moving the second meet ing in May from the 28th to the 29th due to the Memorial Day Holiday. 9. Leenette McMillan-Fredriksson various items. 10. Approve the bills. 11. Other Business. 12. Adjourn. All members of the public are wel come to attend. Notice is further here by given, pursuant Florida Statute 286.0105, that any person or persons deciding to appeal any matter consid ered at this public hearing will need a record of the hearing and may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Persons with disabilities request ing reasonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact (386) 294-1600 or via Florida Relay Service at (800) 955-8771. See www.lafayetteclerk.com for up dates and amendments to the agenda. 04/19/2018 Legals PUBLIC NOTICE The Lafayette County Commission will be holding a regular scheduled meeting on Monday, April 23, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the County Commissioners Meeting Room at the Lafayette County Court house in Mayo, Florida. Listed below is an agenda for the meeting. By Order Of: Earnest L. Jones, Chairman Lafayette County Commission BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS: 1. Open the meeting. 2. Invocation and pledge to the flag. 3. Approve the minutes. 4. Requests and comments from the community. 5. Department Heads: A) Marcus Calhoun Mainte nance. 1) Discuss issues with roofs on county buildings. B) Scott Sadler Public Works. C) Robert Hinkle Building/ Zoning. 1) Discuss possible amend ments to the Land Development Regulations. D) Marty Tompkins EMS. E) Jana Hart Extension Office. 6. Consider an agreement with the North Florida Economic Development Partnership (continued from the 4/9/18 meeting). 7. Consider an agreement with the Lafayette County Tax Collector. 8. Approve moving the second meet ing in May from the 28th to the 29th due to the Memorial Day Holiday. 9. Leenette McMillan-Fredriksson various items. 10. Approve the bills. 11. Other Business. 12. Adjourn. All members of the public are wel come to attend. Notice is further here by given, pursuant Florida Statute 286.0105, that any person or persons deciding to appeal any matter consid ered at this public hearing will need a record of the hearing and may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Persons with disabilities request ing reasonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact (386) 294-1600 or via Florida Relay Service at (800) 955-8771. See www.lafayetteclerk.com for up dates and amendments to the agenda. 04/19/2018 PUBLIC NOTICE The Lafayette County Commission will be accepting applications for an operator position at the Public Works Department. Applications may be picked up and are to be submitted to the Clerk of Courts office in the Court house at 120 West Main Street, Mayo, Florida. The deadline for turning in applications is Friday, April 27, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. The Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners is an equal employment opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any qualified employee or applicant because of race, color, national origin, sex including pregnancy, age, disabili ty or mental status. By Order Of: Earnest L. Jones, Chairman Lafayette County Commission 04/12, 04/19/2018 Legals PUBLIC NOTICE The Lafayette County Commission will be accepting applications for an operator position at the Public Works Department. Applications may be picked up and are to be submitted to the Clerk of Courts office in the Court house at 120 West Main Street, Mayo, Florida. The deadline for turning in applications is Friday, April 27, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. The Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners is an equal employment opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any qualified employee or applicant because of race, color, national origin, sex including pregnancy, age, disabili ty or mental status. By Order Of: Earnest L. Jones, Chairman Lafayette County Commission 04/12, 04/19/2018 FIND IT IN THE LEGALS SUWANNEE RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following application for permit was received on April 11, 2018: Scott Barrington, 606 SW Freedom Road, Mayo, FL 32066 has submitted a new application for Water Use Per mit number 2-067-232174-1, authoriz ing a maximum average daily use of 0.1108 million gallons of groundwater for agricultural use in 1-in-10 year drought conditions. This project is located in Township 05S, Range 11E, Section 06 in Lafayette County. Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a writ ten request for a staff report contain ing proposed agency action regard ing the application by writing to the Suwannee River Water Management District, Attn: Resource Management, 9225 CR 49, Live Oak, Florida 32060. Such comments or requests must be received by 5:00 PM within 14 days from the date of publication. No further public notice will be provid ed regarding this application. A copy of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further proceedings. 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APRIL 18-19, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 14A State & Region tom.lynn@ganews.com VALDOSTA Looking at Frank Lathron today, it is impossible to tell the 84-year-old was shot two times in the back at a bar 22 years ago. The Vietnam and Korean War veteran retired at Moody Air Force Base after 33 years of service and enjoyed hanging out with his wife and friends at The Ofce Bar and Grille in Valdosta. Before Loren Allen Denzer Jr. snapped and shot up the bar, it was like any other night at the popular drinking establish ment, Lathron said. I didnt know at the time, but the own er, Bill Moses, great guy, had to throw Denzer out the night before for harassing some of the women, Lathron said. So when he came back again that Friday, Moses went and threw him out again. Moses always made sure there was no funny business happening in the bar, he said. If people were going to ght, he would throw them out in the parking lot. He made sure it was a good clean bar. That evening, after he threw Denzer out for the second night in a row, Moses saw him heading back to the bar with a .357 Magnum and a 10mm semi-automatic pis tol. Moses went to stop Denzer but was shot several times. According to eyewitness testimony at the time, once Moses was on the ground, Denzer turned him over and asked, What do you think about this? and red two more shots into the proprietors body. Moses died at the scene. The lone gunman continued his ram page, entering The Ofce Grille and ring several more shots into a crowd of patrons. Lathron was yelling for people to get out or to hit the deck. His time in the service helped him stay calm and help people. When the shooting started, a woman at the bar froze and Lathron grabbed her to pull her to the ground, but Denzer saw them and shot Lathron twice in the back. One of the bullets went through Lathron and into the woman, hitting her in the lung. It hurt like nothing Ive ever felt before, he said. The burn ing was intense. I couldnt do anything after that. The bar was chaos with peo ple screaming and running around. It was a packed night that night. Denzer continued ring into the crowd, striking two more people. Five people were shot, but only Moses lost his life that night. Soon after the shooting started, law en forcement arrived. Denzer red a couple of shots at law enforcement before throw ing away his weapons and surrendering. Lowndes County Sheriff Ashley Paulk, who was there that night, said they told him they would kill him if he didnt sur render. Denzer was taken into custody and is currently in prison. In the decades since the shooting at The Ofce Bar & Grille, similar scenes have played out again and again across the nation from barrooms to other public places such as Pulse Night Club in Or lando, Florida, a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, and a more recent shooting at a county music concert in Las Vegas. However, across the SunLight Project coverage area, which includes Valdosta, Moultrie, Tifton, Thomasville, Milled geville and Dalton, Ga., and Live Oak, Fla., no other location reported having a large public incident with multiple inju ries such as the night at The Ofce Grille. Also, for every big gathering of people, area law-enforcement agencies said they make a concerted and collaborative effort to keep the public safe. Police presence deters violence Ofcials at police departments and sheriffs ofces all said a visible law en forcement presence at public events is the most important deterrent to violence. Paulk said the sheriffs ofce lets peo ple know deputies will enforce the law during public gatherings. In 2016, two opposing groups of people gathered at the historical Lowndes County Courthouse, one side protesting President Donald Trump, the other side supporting him. The sheriffs ofce and the Valdosta Police Department have a large and visi ble presence at such public events. At events like that you try to make a presence in uniform, so people know youre there, but if you think there is a potential for problems, you have a lot of people in plain clothes working the crowd, listening to people and trying to nd the people trying to incite some thing, Paulk said. If you get someone who is causing problems, you remove them immediately. Since the shooting at The Ofce Grille, he said how law enforcement handles public gatherings and dangerous situa tions has changed. Paulk said there are more resources available for agencies and more training for ofcials. Resources and training make it a lot safer for law enforcement and easier for crowd control, he said, but the tried-andtrue method of just being present remains the most effective. Capt. Stryde Jones has personally walked through crowds during events such as football games and concerts. He said deputies make sure people dont cross the line. Every time that I can recall, if it looks like there is going to be a situation, once they realize youre standing beside them, that situation is defused, Jones said. We want people to have fun and have their free speech, but at the same time, we wont let them cross that line. Generally, public gatherings in Valdo sta and Lowndes County go off without a hitch, and Paulk attributes that to the community. We have a pretty good population here, he said. But they also know that we are serious about law enforcement. Were going to look out for the general population. Law-enforcement ofcers share a simi lar sentiment across the SunLight Project coverage area. We like to be seen, said Capt. Steven Jones with the Thomas County Sheriffs Ofce. He compared ofcers presence at ball games and other public events to their presence in a school zone with swirling blue lights. People slow down, Jones said. Its the same thing. Jones said sheriffs deputies are not leaning against the fence watching the game, nor are they lax at other public places and events. We are in the crowd, and people know were there. They can see us. We want to be seen, he said. Safety at public buildings Security extends to public buildings such as the Thomas County Judicial Cen ter and the courthouse across the street, where Deputy Melven Johnson and Sgt. Scotty Richards are in charge of security. When someone enters the judicial cen ter, they walk through a metal detector, where a weapon or cell phone registers an alarm. The weapon or cell phone shows up in yellow on a computer screen. Locked metal boxes are provided for storing a weapon, while someone is in the building, or it will be taken to the owners vehicle. We check for weapons or anything that can be used as a weapon, Johnson said. Security cameras are also used for keeping the public buildings safe. A room at the judicial center is equipped with a number of monitors that reveal activity inside and outside the two buildings from the sole public entrances at each building to courtrooms to holding cells near courtrooms on the second oor. Ofcers sometimes respond to tax of ces in the historic courthouse when a customer becomes agitated and unruly. Incidents have also taken place in probate court proceedings at the judicial center. Johnson said some parties in child sup port and divorce cases have been escorted from the judicial center to their vehicles when arguments break out. Randa Wharton, Thomas County clerk of court, whose ofce is at the judicial center, said she feels safe in the building. Weve got security here. We hope for the best, Wharton said. The clerks ofce previously was in the historic courthouse. Wharton said she thinks security is better at the judicial center. Occasionally, she said, a customer will become upset and raise his or her voice. The ofcers come right down and check on it, Wharton said. The ofce of Twink Monahan, long time Thomas County Commission clerk, is on the second oor of the historic courthouse. Monahan said the historic courthouse rfntbrftbrttrnb rfnftbbrtrbbrr br t r rb r b rfntbrftbrttrnb rrrbrbbfrrb btrbb ttrfrrtrr rtbrrrtrbr SEE SAFE, PAGE 15A

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APRIL 18-19, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 15A State & Region now has only one public entrance. Em ployees, who have a private entrance, must have an electronic key to get into the building. When talking about safety of govern ment buildings, the Suwannee County, Fla., Courthouse is the rst thing that comes to Sheriff Sam St. Johns mind. He said every employee has an access card to enter the courthouse and everyone else must come through the front door. People must also go through a metal detector before entering, and several deputies are stationed at the courthouse during the week. Emergency plans crucial Live Oak Police Chief Buddy Williams said recent events have made law enforce ment reconsider emergency plans and see what changes need to be made. He said safety measures to consider are buzzer entries, thicker glass and installing panic buttons. There is never a perfect plan, Wil liams said. We have to be as best pre pared as we can. During community events and parades, the sheriffs ofce and police department work together to ensure the safety of the community. We have an operational plan for every event and parade, Williams said. There has never been a major incident at the events, he said. The Downtown Development Author ity in Dalton coordinates everything that happens downtown, Dalton Police Depart ment Lt. Jamie Johnson said. People le with them rst, and once they show they have the insurance and everything required, the DDDA sends it over to the police department, to public works, to the re department, to parks and rec to see if anybody has any questions, Johnson said. What they look at is the availability of personnel to work the event, he said. If there are closed intersections, they have to have people to work them. He said the second thing they review is the route. We want to make sure they are using a route that is safe for participants, spec tators and ofcers and also has the least impact on trafc, Johnson said. We have a set route for downtown. One of the reasons we have that route is so that peo ple know if we are having a parade, this is where it is going to be. The DDDA also handles applications for downtown festivals and concerts. The application process is similar, with the DDDA forwarding the application process to other city departments for feedback. We participate in about 72 events a year providing security, closing roads, having a presence. I cant recall any ma jor issues. Most are annual events, family oriented or helping a charitable organization or some other good cause, he said. But ofcials emphasize see something, say something at any public event. If anyone sees something they think is out of place or suspicious, they should feel free to approach an ofcer and point it out to him or her. If it turns out to be nothing, the worst that has happened is that an ofcer has spent ve minutes investigating it, said Bruce Frazier, Dalton Police Department spokesman. That was ve minutes the ofcer was working anyway. Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress said he cant guarantee a shooting such as the one at Pulse Night Club in Orlando, Florida will never happen here. We do the best we can, Childress said. At Pulse, that was a terrible event, but how can you predict something like that? The only thing we can do is have procedures in place and, hopefully, have an ofcer there, so if an event like that were to happen, at least we would have an ofcer there to handle it. Much like police and sheriffs ofc es across the area, the Valdosta Police Department has plans and procedures in place for every foreseeable situation. One useful tool the department uses is off-duty ofcers, who provide off-duty se curity for businesses such as night clubs, gas stations and other popular haunts. VPD Lt. Adam Bembry said businesses such as Flash Foods can request security from an off-duty ofcer during hours of the night that are more subject to prob lems. He said ofcers are prohibited from go ing to the businesses looking to do secu rity work. There are strict procedures for off-duty ofcers. Childress said every off-duty ofcer must use a VPD vehicle when they are doing security. Its a deterrent, but everything is regu lated, he said. We make sure they know that when they are at these off-duty de ployments there are guidelines they have to follow. For government buildings, VPD posts a guard at every meeting and will post more depending on the agenda. Childress said he attends department head meetings with other city ofcials to discuss whether a topic is controversial enough to warrant additional protection. Mayor John Gayle said there has never been a problem at a meeting but people do sometimes get riled up. He said the ofcer on duty at every meeting keeps an eye on people. Hes there looking for people who look suspicious, and hes there in case I signal to him that I need someone ush ered out, Gayle said. Now, we have not chosen to have 24-hour security in this building, which is something I have on my radar. With things happening nowa days, we are probably not as secure as we ought to be. A lot of cities and government build ings have metal detectors. Valdosta doesnt have detectors not because the city doesnt want them, but because of state legislation that makes installing the equipment too expensive, Gayle said. He said the state passed a law that says if the city provides security it has to provide it 24/7 year-round. That would require the city paying for a guard all day even when the building is empty. That makes it difcult on us, because we could have people scanned as they came into the meetings, Gayle said. Now, we havent had any problems, but I dont want to wait for something to happen. The mayor said he has proposed hav ing a facility study done on city ofces, which will include security. Outside of city hall, the city relies on the police department to protect other public spaces. If people want to hold a protest or rally, they have to ll out a per mit and submit it to the police for review. This is typical for most cities and re quires departments to be in many places at once. Between the Baldwin County Court house, recreational and high school sport ing events, and various banks and private entities, Baldwin County police have no shortage of places to protect. In their efforts to keep the people of Milledgeville and Baldwin County safe in public places, deputies from the Baldwin County Sheriffs Ofce protect a multi tude of local institutions. We work uniform security at MidSouth Credit Union, some of the local churches in town, and different func tions like that, said BCSO Major Scott Deason, who oversees the departments eld operations division. The board of education will soon have four uniformed deputies that work their properties, and they reimburse the county for those depu ties because theyre basically up there all day long. On our side jobs, whether its churches, banks or the probation ofce, theyll hire deputies off-duty and contract directly with them. Aside from the departments court services division, which posts anywhere from two to 10 deputies at the county courthouse at any given time, roughly 12 deputies work side jobs, providing securi ty for local private entities. Although Deason said no deputies have had to spring into action while securing local events in recent years, the court house is arguably the most secure build ing in the city with metal detectors and cameras aiding uniformed deputies. At City Hall and large events inside the city limits, the Milledgeville Police Department provides ofcers for security and to keep the peace, usually on Milled gevilles main downtown square. At the former Central State Hospital campus, which technically sits inside the city limits but spans more than 2,000 acres, the city contracts security services to the private rm Dynamic Security. Dynamic posts at least one ofcer on the CSH campus at any given time, but the company did not respond to requests for comment on their training and hiring protocols. Increasingly in the past few years, deputies and ofcers have turned to se curity cameras in businesses and homes for evidence in crimes that happen on the premises, and this trend is likely to continue as the price of in-building surveillance equipment continues to decrease. One Milledgevile resident said she would feel safe in any public place, thanks to the countys uniformed of cers. Continued From Page 14A Safe Obviously you cant predict whats going to happen where, but I think we have enough police at our public events to make sure that everyone is safe, Sarah Holiman said. Even though we always hear about shootings and different things in the news, Ive never felt like security at football games or DeepRoots was lack ing. While violent events in more public set tings such as schools, churches and night clubs are more often seen on the news, hospitals are not immune. Between 2000 and 2011 there were some 154 shootings at U.S. hospitals across 40 states, according to a study conducted by Johns Hopkins medical personnel. Of those, 59 percent took place inside a hospital building, and 63 were outside on hospital grounds. In those shootings, 235 victims were either injured or killed. At Colquitt Regional Medical Center, the hospital has spent $1 million on a vid eo system with 400 cameras to monitor both the interior and exterior of the facil ity, said Jim Matney, the hospitals chief executive ofcer. To lessen the possibility of an incident, as well as protect employees, patients and visitors, the security system includes security personnel, limited access and a high-tech video surveillance system being augmented with facial-recognition soft ware. To ensure patient privacy, Matney said no cameras are placed where they can in trude into patient areas. Ive got a security force that not only roams the hospital, they monitor the se curity cameras, Matney said. Its not to watch everybody; were keeping the pub lic safe and also keeping our staff safe. The camera system covers corridors and hallways and business areas. Cam eras are equipped with sensors that start recording when someone in their vision moves. The recordings can be used by po lice in their investigations. So a security ofcer monitoring the cameras would be alerted if, say, someone were in the pharmacy after hours when no one should be in that area. In the hospital nursery, newborns are protected from abduction by a Kuddle security system, Matney said. A monitor attached to the babies will sound an alarm and lock doors if someone takes them be yond a certain point. In the event of an incident inside the facility, all doors outside and interior can be locked. So, if someone is acting violently, or if police give the hospital a description of a suspect who might be inside, the suspect can be isolated the moment the doors are locked. Along with facial-recognition software being introduced, Colquitt Regional will install panic buttons outside in the park ing lot that can alert security in the event of a robbery or other emergencies. Among the busiest buildings in Dalton are the Colquitt County Courthouse and Courthouse Annex buildings that sit in the center of downtown. From getting a marriage license at the courthouse to paying property taxes and purchasing tags at the Colquitt County Tax Commissioners Ofce in the annex across the street, downtown is a beehive of activity. There could be 10 or more ofcers in uniform and in plain clothes on duty during court, but ofcers presence is considerable even when court is not in session. Georgia law requires the sheriff either be at the county courthouse or a deputy be designated to be there at all times the building is open, Colquitt County Sheriff Rod Howell said. A deputy is stationed at the tax com mission ofce and one is stationed fulltime in Colquitt County Magistrate Court. In my experience theres no time you ride by the annex building when a sher iffs car is not sitting there, Howell said. Colquitt County Human Resources Di rector John Peters said because the build ings house courtrooms, the public cannot bring guns inside. At least one armed deputy is at all Colquitt County Commission meetings, and Moultrie police are at all Moultrie City Council meetings. No discussion of safety in Moultrie and Colquitt County is complete without men tioning Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition. With attendance of around 100,000 people during a three-day period, the annual farm show is the only event that brings in more visitors than a Packers football game. Two security meetings are held each year to prepare for the event. Security for Expo is intense and in volves year-round planning, Colquitt County Sheriff Rod Howell said, includ ing the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Georgia State Patrol, sheriffs ofce and Moultrie police. Deputies man the gates, Moultrie police escort vendors carrying money and uni formed ofcers from both agencies and inconspicuous law-enforcement ofcers roam the grounds, Howell said. Some 12 to 15 deputies in uniform are on the grounds each day, and some off-duty ofcers are hired. People dont realize all the resources that are here for the Expo, he said. Less security is needed for smaller events such as Colquitt County High home football games. Including deputies in uniform and plain clothes ofcers, the sheriffs ofce has as many as 15 people inside, while Moultrie police work the outside and grounds. The two agencies also provide security for parades and other events in town such as the annual Spring Fling, and the sher iffs ofce helps at festivals in smaller cities such as May Day in Doerun. For Tifton, city hall only has a metal detector at the entrance to the meeting room where the city council meetings are held. However, there are cameras monitoring both inside and outside the building. While City Hall is completely open to the public, other city buildings are not. Cameras monitor the inside and outside of the police department and re depart ments. Both the police department and the main re station have lobbies for visitors, but the rest of the building is secured and can only be accessed with a pass key. Fulwood Park is where many of the lo cal festivals and events take place. In addition to recently installed cam eras which monitor the park 24/7, events are usually patrolled by police ofcers in uniform. Football games, parades and large public events such as the Hometown Holidays parade and celebration are also monitored by police. The county courthouse and the Charles Kent Administration Building, where the Tift County Board of Commission ers meet and the county government is housed, have metal detectors at the en trances, manned by a deputy from the Tift County Sheriffs Ofce. The Tift County Jail has a public lobby, but is secured against public access as well. Any court proceedings in either the city or the county have a law enforcement presence and anyone entering the court room passes through a metal detector. The SunLight Project team of jour nalists who contributed to this report includes Alan Mauldin, Will Woolever, Charles Oliver, Jessie R. Box, Patti Doz ier, Eve Guevara and Thomas Lynn. To contact the SunLight team, email sunlight project@ganews.com. rfnt b

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Sports SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS APRIL 18-19, 2018 SHS football players sign with Warner michael.jones@ganews.com LIVE OAK Suwannee High seniors Justin Dalton, Rafael Martinez and Kendall Croft have earned college football scholar ships. Martinez and Croft, both offensive linemen, and Dalton, a kicker/punter, signed with War ner University on Friday. A lot of the success weve had has been because of these guys, Suwannee coach Kyler Hall said at the signing. All three of these guys have battled through inju ries. To watch them push through and continue to play hard means a lot to myself, their teammates and the rest of the coaches. Theyve been leaders on the eld. As an athlete this is always the day you work towards to be able to sign a a scholarship, continue your education and con tinue to play this great game. Im sure these young men are going to do great down at Warner and represent Suwannee County and Suwannee High very well. The strong-legged Dalton gave Suwannee an edge in special teams as a standout kicker and punter the past two seasons. Daltons big kickoffs, combined with his ability to angle the ball anywhere on the eld, usually meant Suwannee was winning the eld-position battle. He was also solid on extra points and eld goal. It took a lot of individual work, during the season and offseason, and also some help from coaches for Dalton to get to the next level. I practiced almost every day of the week, said Dalton. I want to thank coach Hall and coach (Dan) Marsee for help ing me learn how to kick. They helped a lot for punting tech nique. Were excited for Aug. 4 when we go down there. Its nice having a couple guys from school so you can know somebody. Were going to try and room to gether. Martinez and Croft were part of Suwannees impressive of fensive line that led to some big rushing numbers the past two seasons. Croft thought practic ing against some of those good lineman helped elevate his game. Hes excited to continue his ca reer alongside Martinez and also reunite with 2017 SHS grad Pres ton Hicks at Warner. We liked to have competitions with each other, Croft said of his battles with other Suwannee O-lineman. Im going to miss go ing to practice with them. Going to the next level and being with a couple of them really helps. Martinez, who also saw time on the defensive line, said college football started becoming a reality in the middle of his junior season. Hall spoke highly of his work ethic. When you look at Raf and watch him play, its one of those guys that you want on your side of the ball, Hall said. Whether its on the offensive line or de fensive line, hes always noticed because he plays very hard every play. rfntfbbrbrrfrrb bb Four Branford student-athletes sign to play college sports michael.jones@ganews.com BRANFORD Four dif ferent sports were represented when Branford High School student-athletes signed with colleges on Thursday. Dylan Kelley (baseball), Carmilla Derringer (cross coun try), Chloe Linton (softball) and Mary Varga (golf) signed scholarships inside a crowded BHS auditorium. Our athletes are on the up per swing, said Branford ath letic director and head baseball coach Alex OQuinn. Weve got a lot of great kids and our coaches are doing a good job of getting them exposure. Kelley, who has played for OQuinn since eighth grade, is headed to South Florida State. The right-handed pitcher caught the attention of coaches at a showcase event at Indian River Community College in Novem ber. He took a visit to South Flor ida State in December and then made his commitment in Jan uary. For Kelley, Thursdays signing was a moment he had always imagined. This may sound a little corny, but since I was 8 years old, I had a list of my life goals on my bedroom door. One of those goals was to play college baseball, Kelley said. I can cross that off now. A good fastball with move ment has led to big strikeouts numbers for Kelley. In 49 in nings pitched during his career at Branford, he has struck out 65. Kelley is 2-0 so far this year with a 4.20 ERA for the Buccaneers, who are 11-4 with three games left in the regular season. While Kelley has excelled at his sport for a long time, Der ringers story is a little differ ent. Derringer, who signed with Florida Gateway College, was more of a late bloomer. I hated running. In my mile for PE I could not get past 13 (minutes), she said. That changed in the last two years as Derringer was named Rookie of the Year in her junior season of cross country and MVP as a senior. The last few years thats all I wanted to do. If I wasnt running, I was thinking about running, Derringer said. Coach (KJ) Wingate, coach (Mindy) Sikes and coach (Stefani) Santos all kind of told me to run to have fun. Thats what made me fall in love with it because I didnt have so much pressure. Then coach CC (Erin Clark) put the pressure on me like now you have to get the times. Derringer has improved her times significantly. When she first started running, her cross country times were around 33 minutes. Now she is down to 26 minutes. It was actually Linton who encouraged Derringer to run and got her started in cross country. Linton, a shortstop and .379 career hitter at BHS, signed with Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina. I visited several schools, but Queens was home as soon as I stepped on campus, Linton said. It means a lot (to sign). I really want younger kids to realize just because you live in a small town doesnt mean you cant go anywhere. Im really happy to represent our school. In 76 games with the Bucs, Linton has scored 77 runs and collected 40 RBIs. Shes been one of Branfords best hitters and also the vocal leader on the ineld. Varga was a six-year varsity golfer at Branford High after starting in seventh grade. She helped the Buccaneers win three straight district champi onships during her nal three seasons. As a senior, Varga was part of the BHS team that nished second at a regional nal to advance to the state tournament. Shes shown improvement throughout her career and now shoots in the low 100s, with her best score a 97. Varga plans to study Computer In formation Systems at Webber International University. I visited over Spring Break and I really liked the size of the school and how small it was, Varga said. They have a good computer program. rfrbrrbrrrbrbrrbn bbbrbrrbrbrnrbrbbbb rfbrfbbrbb Bulldogs edge Tigers 1-0 in rivalry game Morrill Ks 13, Wharton squeezes home winning run LIVE OAK Suwannee ace Hueston Morrill is the type of pitcher that doesnt require much run support. He only needed one run on Friday as the Bulldogs defeated rrbrbrbrbb Lafayette, Branford compete in district meets GAINESVILLE The Branford and Lafayette High track teams competed in the District 5-1A meet April 11 at Oak Hall High School. Seven BHS athletes ath letes and three LHS athletes nished in the top four of their events to qualify for a regional meet on April 25 at Cypress Creek High (Wesley Chapel). Top four nishers for Bran ford boys Dakota Stevens 400-me Pepper, Veal, Lewis win individual district titles SEE BULLDOGS, PAGE 2B SEE LAFAYETTE, PAGE 2B

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H Morrill 7 innings pitched, 3 hits, 13 strikeouts Bonds 1-2, BB W Morrill 1-3 Jones 1-2, HBP, 1 stolen base, 1 run Wharton 0-2, RBI APRIL 18-19, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 2B 59229-1 1506 S. Ohio Ave. Live Oak, FL 32064Phone 386-208-1414 386-755-8680 Fax 386-208-1411 healthcorelibby@bellsouth.net John C. Palmer Physical erapist Lacey Bailey PT Assistant Locally Owned & Operated 59234-1Family Dentistry HERBERT C. MANTOOTH, D.D.S, P.A. Now Oering BOTOX!602 Railroad Ave., Live Oak, FL(386) 362-6556 1-800-829-6506(Out of Suwannee County) 59225-1Please call Ninan at 386-362-1734 to place your ad hereOne of the most widely consumed substances in the world, caeine is found in varying amounts in coee, tea, chocolate, soda, and energy drinks. According to the marketing experts at Brandon Gaille, the United States leads the world in caeine consumption, taking in around 970 tons every year. e majority of that caeine is consumed in the form of coee. 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Whats more, e Journal of the American Medical Association notes that, when caeine is combined with other pain relievers, only 40 percent of the other drug was needed to provide the same level of ecacy. Coee and caeine provide various health benets and can be benecial when consumed in moderation. Anyone who wants to alter their caeine consumption should do so gradually to see how their body reacts to the changes. HEALTHY REASONS TO HEAD TO THE COFFEE SHOP rival Columbia 1-0 in front of a large crowd at Booster Field. Morrill struck out 13 and allowed just three hits in his second complete-game shutout of the season. The Bulldogs scored in the sixth inning when Josh Wharton was able to get a bunt down on a high and inside pitch to score Mar quis Jones. Hueston has proven he can carry this team, said Suwannee coach Justin Bruce. Were not scoring a lot of runs, but at the end of the day we get a big squeeze from Josh Whar ton and nally we give our pitcher a break. Jones started the sixth inning by hustling out a ground ball and beating the throw to rst base. He then stole second base, moved over to third on a ground ball, and came in on Whar tons suicide squeeze bunt. Josh has come through with a couple of big bunts, said Bruce. Ive got full faith whenever he comes up that hes going to get it done because hes been our guy to do that. We told the team, one play is going to break this game open. Marquis gets on with hustle. He steals second bang-bang play slides in because of his effort. Two or three plays together getting us that run thats what separated this game. Columbia (9-9) start er Daveion Love settled down after the rst inning to make it a pitchers duel. After giving up three hits in the rst and getting out of a bases-load jam un scathed, Love held Suwan nee hitless in the nal six innings. The Tigers best scoring chance came in the fth in ning. With Dylan Blair on second base and no outs, CHS tried a sacrice bunt to move him to third. But Morrill got off the mound quickly to eld the bunt and tossed to Jones at third to get the rst out of the inning. Morrill struck out the next two hitters to end the inning. Morrill improved to 5-2 on the season and lowered his ERA to .98. UP NEXT: Suwannee (10-9) plays at Chiles on Thursday. Continued From Page 1B Bulldogs ter dash CJ Pepper district champion in pole vault (2.85 meters 9 feet, 4 inch es), 110-meter hurdles, 300-meter hur dles James Corbin Pole vault Top four finishers for BHS girls Zamaria Granado 400-meter dash, 4x400 relay Nathalia Veal district champion in pole vault (2.4 meters, 7 feet 10 inch es), 300-meter hurdles Trinity Thomas discus, shot put, 4x400 relay Kayla Johnson 4x400 relay, Hannah Terry 4x400 relay Top four finishers for the Lafayette boys Ben Massey 100-meter dash Garris Edwards 400-meter dash, long jump Dakota Hilton 3200-meter run Top four finishers for the LHS girls Jasmine Lewis District champi on triple jump (10.6 meters, 34 feet 9 inches), district champ long jump (4.7 meters, 15 feet 5 inches) Continued From Page 1B Lafayette Sports Bulldogs edge Tigers 1-0 in rivalry game Morrill ks 13, Wharton squeezes home winning run LIVE OAK Suwannee ace Hueston Morrill is the type of pitcher that doesnt require much run support. He only needed one run on Friday as the Bulldogs defeated rival Columbia 1-0 in front of a large crowd at Booster Field. Morrill struck out 13 and allowed just three hits in his second complete-game shutout of the season. The Bulldogs scored in the sixth inning when Josh Wharton was able to get a bunt down on a high and inside pitch to score Marquis Jones. Hueston has proven he can carry this team, said Suwannee coach Justin Bruce. Were not scoring a lot of runs, but at the end of the day we get a big squeeze from Josh Wharton and finally we give our pitcher a break. Jones started the sixth inning by hustling out a ground ball and beating the throw to first base. He then stole second base, moved over to third on a ground ball, and came in on Whartons suicide squeeze bunt. Josh has come through with a couple of big bunts, said Bruce. Ive got full faith whenever he comes up that hes going to get it done because hes been our guy to do that. We told the team, one play is going to break this game open. Marquis gets on with hustle. He steals second bang-bang play slides in because of his effort. Two or three plays together getting us that run thats what separated this game. Columbia (9-9) starter Daveion Love settled down after the first inning to make it a pitchers duel. After giving up three hits in the first and getting out of a bases-load jam unscathed, Love held Suwannee hitless in the final six innings. The Tigers best scoring chance came in the fifth inning. With Dylan Blair on second base and no outs, CHS tried a sacrifice bunt to move him to third. But Morrill got off the mound quickly to field the bunt and tossed to Jones at third to get the first out of the inning. Morrill struck out the next two hitters to end the inning. Morrill improved to 5-2 on the season and lowered his ERA to .98. UP NEXT: Suwannee (10-9) plays at Chiles on Thursday. H Morrill 7 innings pitched, 3 hits, 13 strikeouts Bonds 1-2, BB W Morrill 1-3 Jones 1-2, HBP, 1 stolen base, 1 run Wharton 0-2, RBI R H E Columbia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 Suwannee 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 Home runs power Suwannee to Senior Night win michael.jones@ganews.com LIVE OAK A mighty swing from Maci Brown propelled Suwannee to a comeback win on Senior Night. Brown hit a difcult, low and away pitch over the wall in right eld in the sixth inning for a two-run home run to help the Bulldogs rally for a 4-3 victory against Madison County on Thursday. Weve been working with her in the cage about staying down and staying on the outside pitch, said SHS coach Jeff Smith. She really stayed on that one and drove it. It was a good night for Brown, who went 2-3 with three RBIs, and Suwan nees ve seniors Savannah Brown, Caileigh Croft, Skylar Redish, Brandi Da vis and Tierney Hollon. After some excellent pitching early from Davis and MCHS starter Reese Rutherford, Savannah Brown broke through with the games rst hit, launch ing a home run in the fourth inning to tie the game at 1. It was the 19th career home run for the Valdosta State signee and four-year starter at SHS. Davis, Suwannees ace for the last three season, had a no-hitter through ve in nings. She allowed just three hits and two earned runs. Redish, an Eckerd College signee, went 1-3 with a run scored while Croft and Hollon made all the plays in the outeld in a good defensive performance by the Bulldogs. All of our seniors are starters. Most of the them Ive had for the last seven years, Smith said. Great kids. They had an awesome night. UP NEXT: Suwannee hosts Bolles on Wednesday. rfnnrtb

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APRIL 18-19, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 3B Discipline is a recurring theme in the book of Proverbs, and numerous verses are spent urging parents to understand their responsi bility in correcting their children. Children are indeed a blessing, and very often a challenge. Someone once described having children as realizing that your heart, former ly safe and protected, is now living on the outside of your body, exposed and in harms way. After many years of being a mom, I can conrm this feeling of vulnerability! Psalm 127:3 says that Sons (and daugh ters) are a heritage from the Lord, children a reward from him. Who doesnt agree with this verse while holding a sweet newborn in their arms? But as they grow up and begin to struggle against their parents, it can be dif cult to see them as a reward! Responding to a childs disobedience is frustrating and often leaves us wanting answers. The good news is that these are answers the Bible clearly gives. Hebrews 12:11 states: No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righ teousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. The most obvious point in this verse is that discipline will not be fun. Not for the giver or the receiver, but it is necessary for training. This training marks the difference between discipline and punishment. Punishment focuses on what the child did wrong and making them pay for disobedience, while discipline focuses on training and teaching the child to choose what is right next time. The harvest that discipline produces is desir able in the life of every child: righteousness and peace. Righteousness is the ability to make wise choices that while difcult, keep us in right standing with God and others. Teaching a child to do what is right at a young age makes it easier for them to choose right as they grow into adulthood. Even in the midst of difcult circumstances, they will then experience the peace that comes from a clear conscious. Discipline your son, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to his death (Proverbs 19:18); Discipline your son and he will give you peace; he will bring delight to your soul (Proverbs 29:17). As parents we can grow weary in trying to discipline our children, especially living in a culture that condemns this practice. It is easier at the time to give in, but in failing to correct a child, we allow disobedience. We may avoid a temporary battle, but we lose the war in building self-control and responsi bility within the child. This allows them to travel a path that leads to destruction of their relationships, reputations, health and possibly their lives. Our desire to be friends with our children can be realized after they are adults and will come as a re sult of the respect gained though the hard work of being their parent when they are young. Consistent, loving discipline ultimately teaches our children how to discipline themselves and guard their hearts from the consequences of bad choices. After all, their hearts really do matter! Blessings, Angie Heart Matters is a weekly column written by Angie Land, Director of the Family Life Ministries of the Lafayette Baptist Associa tion, where she teaches Bible studies, leads marriage and family conferences and offers Biblical counseling to individuals, couples and families. Contact Angie with questions or comments at angieland3@windstream.net Doctrinal views expressed on our Religion pages are those of the individual authors and not necessarily of The Suwannee Democrat, Jasper News and Mayo Free Press. r Heart Matters [Love Fullls the Law] Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fullled the law. Romans 13:8 NIV WEEKLY BIBLE VERSE Suwannee Valley cornhole tourney raises $2,500 LIVE OAK The inaugu ral Suwannee Valley Cornhole Tournament raised nearly $2,500 for the United Way of Suwannee Valley. The tournament, hosted by Suwannee Valley Electric Co operative, had 25 teams partici pate Saturday. Everyone at the tournament seemed to have a wonderful time, SVEC Director of Com munications Jon Little said in a release. SVEC is an enthusias tic supporter of the United Way, and we are very pleased by the communitys response to this new fundraising event. Topping the eld was Rob Chismark and Daniel Helberg, of Middleburg. Allen Kenne dy and Richard Stohlmann, of Jasper, nished second. The third-place team was Jay and Randy Papesca, of Live Oak and Jasper. Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperatives corn hole tourna ment was a lot of fun, United Way Executive Director Rita Dopp added in the release. It is an activity anyone can play and that spectators can watch. The children who came had their own activities and enjoyed play ing together. Generally, it was a great family and community activity, and certainly, United Way appreciates the funds raise. The United Way employees who sponsored their team and played have already selected their team name for the second annual tournament. CORNerstone sponsors of the event were Farmers Coop erative, First Federal Bank of Florida, North Florida Printing Co., Poole Realty and Sem inole Electric Cooperative SVECS wholesale power provider. Prizes were donated by the Brown Lantern and Dairy Queen of Live Oak. Tournament operations were conducted by North Florida Cornhole. fntnbnn rfntbttnfnfnnrbntbnt fntnbnn tnnnrntfnnt fntnbtt fbfbt fntnrfnttnbt nrnbttbntbf tnt fntnbtt tnfbtnftnfnnr tfrntntnnbnrfn bnrtfnbtbttnbnt ttnbttnfbrftnf fbnbtbf fntnbtt bbtnftbnrfn nbtbntffbbrfnrnb tttbntbfnn

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APRIL 18-19, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 4B CHURCH DIRECTORYLAFAYETTE COUNTYTO LIST YOUR CHURCH IN THE CHURCH DIRECTORY PLEASE CALL NINAN 386Your Guide To Local Houses Of Worship 44884-1 AIRLINE BA PTIST CHUR C H Pastor ........................................................... Preston Gainey Youth Pastor ................................................Derek Garland Childrens Pastor ............................................... Chad Little Sunday Sunday School ........................................ 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship ............................................... 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship ................................................. 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Fellowship Supper ........................... 6:00 p.m. AWANA & Bible Study ....................................... 6:30 p.m. Located Four Miles East of Mayo on Highway 27 www.airlinechurch.com44887-1 Helping Families Follow Jesus 44891-1MAYO BAPTIST CHURCH Rick James, Pastor Music Director Dale CroSunday Sunday School .......... 9:45am Worship Service ..... 11:00am Evening Service ........ 6:00pm Wednesday Supper ................................ 6:00pm Children/Youth Program .. 6:30pm Prayer Meeting .................. 7:00pm 44893-1 LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN CENTER Freedom is Here www.lccmayo.orgMorning Worship ..................................... Sun. 10:30 a.m. Kids of the King ........................................ Sun. 10:30 a.m. Prayer Meeting ........................................... Mon. 7:00 p.m Bible Study. ................................................ Wed. 7:00 p.m. Army of Fire Youth ................................... Wed. 7:00 p.m. Pastor: Ronnie Sadler ALTON CHURCH OF GOD .............. 294-3133Pastor. ....................................................... Rev. Tim Hamm Youth Pastor .................................................. Jeremy Davis Music Director ............................................ Holly Braswell Childrens Pastor. ............................ Ryan & Tiany Perry Sunday School. ........................................... 9:30 10:30am Worship Service/K.I.D.S. Church. ... 10:30am 12:00pm Evening Worship. ................................................... 6:00pm Family Night Youth club Church .... 7:00pm WednesdayState Road 27 44888-1 MIDWAY BAPTIST CHURCH ... 294-2365 Pastor: Bruce BrancheSunday School ......................................................... 9:45 a.m. Worship Service .................................................... 11:00 a.m. Discipleship Training ............................................. 5:00 p.m. Evening Worship ................................................... 6:00 p.m. Prayer Meeting Wednesday ................................ 7:00 p.m. Team Kids ................................................................ 7:00 p.m. Located on County Road 405 For If Ye Forgive Men eir Tresspasses Your Heavenly Father Will Also Forgive You Matt. 6:14 44892-1 44895-1 NEW HARMONY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 160th St. (Go south on 51 to 160th, turn right) Pastor: Dalas Monismith Phone (386) 776-1806 SUNDAY Sunday Worship. .................................................... 9:30 am Bible Study ............................................................ 10:30 amWEDNESDAYWomens Bible Study. .......................................... 10:00 am HATCHBEND APOSTOLIC CHURCH 935-2806Pastor ........................................................ Rev. Steve Boyd Sunday School .................................................... 10:00 a.m. Wednesday Service .............................................. 7:30 p.m.Located 4 miles South on Hwy. 349, then le on CR 138, follow signs. 44889-1 44890-1FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD ....... 294-1811 Sunday School ................................... 10:00 a.m. Worship Service ................................ 10:45 a.m. Kids Church ...................................... 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship ............................... 6:00 p.m. Youth Impact ......................................... :00 p.m. Adult Bible Study .............................. 7:00 p.m. Sunday Wednesday Pastor: Rev. Kenny Sullivan Youth Pastor: Daryl FletcherLocated at 294 SE Mill Street, Mayo Renewing Hope and Building Lives 44886-1 PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (SBC) 294-1306 Pastor ........................................... Jimmy Corbin Sunday School .................................... 9:45 a.m. Worship Service ................................ 11:00 a.m. Sunday Evening Service .................... 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting ............... 7:00 p.m. Seven miles West of Mayo, le on CR 534 then right on 350A ---Jesus Saves--Randolph receives Leading by Example award rfrntfbrtt LIVE OAK Spurred by a mission to encourage those around him, Dr. Tim Tooten recognized someone else who has always motivated him. On the rst night of his annual three-day revival, Too ten presented the rst Leading by Example Community Award to Dr. Tommy Randolph on April 11 at the Greater New Bethel AME Church. He was someone in the neighborhood we could look up to because he excelled on the basketball court, the football eld and espe cially in the classroom, Tooten said about choosing Randolph. Dr. Randolph showed us what was possible if you were committed to working hard. Randolph, a 1974 Suwannee High School graduate, has had a fam ily medical practice in Lake City since 1985. That followed a resi dency at the University of Wisconsin and graduating from Dartmouth College and the medical school at the Universi ty of Florida. I didnt get here by myself, Randolph said after receiv ing the honor, adding that It takes a village to raise a child. In the community, there were individuals who were instrumental in helping my parents keep us on the straight and narrow. I learned how to work from an individual who made her living picking beans and peas. She was willing to take some of us hard-headed boys out to the eld with her and show us how to work. I dont know if any of you have picked beans before but to pick a handful of beans, thats work. And in the sun at that. So now its nothing to put some clothes in the dryer or washer, or to pick up some trash. Randolph is married to Dr. Athena Randolph and has three children and two grandchildren. Its evident from looking at the values he and his wife have passed along to their own children why he has set himself apart as someone who leads by example, Tooten added. Tooten is also a Live Oak native and a 1976 graduate of SHS. He is the pastor and founder of Harvest Christian Ministries in Baltimore County, Md. He is also an Emmy-Award winning broadcast education reporter at WBAL-TV, an NBC afliate. Wooten is also the author of the best-selling book, Leading by Example, a Parental Guide to Teaching and Modeling Christian Faith at home. He started the annual revival ve years ago with his mother, Doris Tooten. r ONLINE CONTENT ONLINE CONTENT For more breaking news, weather updates, obituaries and more, visit our website at suwannee democrat.com TALLAHASSEE. Fla. In celebration of April being recognized as Springs Pro tection Awareness Month, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection encourages residents and visitors to explore the 28 state parks that protect some of Floridas iconic freshwa ter springs. Florida is home to more large freshwater springs than any other state in the nation. In addition to their recreational value, and be ing economic drivers for our communities, springs are also the window into the health of our groundwater, the source of 90 percent of drinking water for Florid ians, said Drew Bartlett, DEP deputy secretary for ecosystem restoration, in a release. That is why DEP and the water management districts are investing in water quality improvement projects to restore and pro tect our springs, including conserving and acquiring land in spring recharge zones such as within our cherished state parks. Added Eric Draper, the DEP director of Florida State Sparks: Floridas springs state parks give peo ple the opportunity to learn about and experience one of the worlds wonders. As we protect these amazing plac es, we hope that everyone will plan a visit to a springs park. Our outstanding park staff are ready to make your visit fun and educational. Wekiwa Springs, Silver Springs, Weeki Wachee Springs and Rainbow Springs state parks are well-known destinations for springs enthusiasts. But there are also many lesser-known parks that are new to the park system, or perhaps more off the beaten path, that offer visitors the opportunity to discover a new favorite spring desti nation. cently welcomed Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park in High Springs as Floridas 175th state park. The park has a collection of natural springs, including a large second-magnitude spring that produces an average of 44 million gallons of water per day. The other named springs on-site are Little Blue Spring, Naked Spring, DEP encourages exploration of springs Kiefer Spring and Johnson Spring. Paddling, snorkeling and swimming are all pop ular at the main springhead and spring run. in Branford is a hidden gem in north-central Flor ida. This 70-foot deep, rst-magnitude spring offers opportunities for swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving. History buffs can see the remains of the Civil War-era steamboat Madison, which is nestled in the shallow wa ter of the spring run. State Park in Mayo offers a tent-only campground and serves as a river camp for paddlers along the Suwan nee River Wilderness Trail. The park also offers cabins and is one of the easiest parks to nd available reser vations. Springs State Park in Live Oak offers great opportu nities for swimming, with two major springs, a spring run and six sinkholes. The park also has an interpretive trail highlighting the unique geology of the region that resulted in the formation of the spring, as well as the unique plants and wildlife that inhabit the park because of its exclusive ecosystem. The DEP also provides a springs locator map on line as a resource to easily research new springs to explore. The map can be found at https://oridadep. gov/springs/visit.

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rfnntbrrb rffnnttbft ftnfnnttbt nn tfn tn f 16013-1 -FOR RENTGREAT RATES FOR NICE LOOKING RENTALS WATER, SEWER, AND GARBAGE INCLUDED. NO PETS. 386-330-2567 69819-1NOTICE OF INTENDED EMPLOYMENT AND REQUEST FOR APPLICANTSHamilton County Road Department gives notice of intent to ll available position(s) General Maintenance (40 hours per week) position(s) Salary: $10.00 per hour Qualications: General knowledge on operations and safety of small equipment (chainsaws, etc.) Must have a valid Florida Drivers License with a good driving record Must be able to pass drug screening and background check APPLY IN PERSON HAMILTON COUNTY ROAD DEPARTMENT 1623 MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE JASPER, FL 32052 Closing Date: 4/23/18Hamilton County is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans preference will apply, in acceptance with Section 295.07 Florida Statutes. Lost and Found FOUND: Young, friendly, male, mixed-breed dog; black w/white patch under belly on 193rd Rd in Live Oak, FL. Please call 386776-2527 any time. FIND IT IN THE Special Notices DEADLINES FOR CLASSIFIED & LEGAL LINE ADS: FOR WEDNESDAY SUWANNEE DEMOCRATNOON FRIDAY PRIOR FOR FRIDAY SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT-9:00 A.M. WEDNESDAY PRIOR FOR THURSDAY JASPER NEWSNOON FRIDAY PRIOR FOR THURSDAY MAYO FREE PRESSNOON FRIDAY PRIOR TO ALL TRADESMEN & SERVICE PROVIDERS:Havent you always heard the old saying Big things come in small packages? Well, this is the idea behind the new Tri-County Service Directory coming soon to the classified pages of the Suwannee Democrat, The Jasper News & the Mayo Free Press!Call 386-362-1734 X102 for more info on how to place a small ad (thats the small packages part)to appear in all 3 of our publica tions which means the opportunity for your ad to be seen by approx. 4600 potential customers (and thats the big things part). General Help Wanted E.M.T. TRANSPORTATION, INC.Immediate openings for truck driver. No. CDL required. Full time or part time hualing mail. 19.06 an hour + 4.70 in ben efits including holidays and vacations. Layover in Jackson ville. Return to live Oak next A.M. 6 days a week. Applicants will need to Apply at home of fice in Jacksonville. For More Info call (904) 354-0203 Piantist Wanted For First United Methodist Church. Please call 386-752 -4488 if interested. General Help Wanted SHIPPING PRE-PRICE CHILL PACK MANAGER Primary Functions: production, freezing/chilling, preprice inventories and shipping. supervisors to meet their strate gic objectives. Position Requirements: ma or equivalent. of experience in a poultry pro cessing packing and shipping area or equivalent experience. kexum@sandersonfarms.com or fax 229-985-6662 Victim Counselor II / Voices for Children Suwannee County Grant funded position located in the Live Oak Guardian ad Litem Office. Monthly gross salary is $2,779.92. Closing Date: April 30, 2018 Education / Background re quirements: Bachelors de gree from an accredited four year college or university with at major in sociology, social work, psychology, child devel opment, education, communi cations, or related social sci ence, and one year experience on a program of social service, counseling, teaching, or super vising volunteers. A Masters degree in an area described above may substitute for one year of the recommended ex perience. An exception for the required training and experi ence may be granted by the nee. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Advocating for the best interest of depen dent children who are victims of abuse, neglect, or abandon ment. Personally conduct or supervise volunteers in gather ing information, writing reports, and making recommendations to the court regarding perma nency for children. Provide consultation throughout cases as well as any other assistance needed to assist the volunteer advocate to promote timely permanency options. Assist in coordinating volunteer recruitment, training, and program promotions. The position is a 40 hour work week and requires a valid Florida Drivers Li cense. Please submit a cover letter deborah.dean@gal..gov ClassiedsAre In Educational CNA CLASSES Nursing Assistants are in offers nurse taught classes. No (386)362-1065 Yard/Estate Sales 804 NW Harlie Lynch Rd, Mayo, FL 4/20, 4/21, 8am until. MOVING SALE Furn, linens, rugs, framed pictures, household items, tools, yard art, designer clothes, shoes Yard/Estate Sales St. Lukes Busy Hands Yard Sale, Bake Sale & Handmade Table Sat, April 21, 2018, 7am-12 noon, St. Lukes Episcopal Church, 1391 SW 11th St, Live Oak, FL, across from Garden Club INSIDE SALE: Bargains made gift table. Proceeds buy a Jacksonville hospital, Guard gratefully accept donations only msg, if you have any questions. STOP BY THE SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT OFFICE 521 Demorest Street, SE Live Oak, FL AND PLACE YOUR GA RAGE (YARD, ESTATE, OR MOVING) SALE AD IN TWO EDITIONS OF THE SU WANNEE DEMOCRAT TO RECEIVE A FREE GARAGE SALE KIT* *Kit contains: 3-11X13 Signs 1Pre-Sale Checklist 1Tipsheet for a Successful Sale 1Sheet of Price Stickers Hay for Sale FOR SALE: VERY GOOD PERENNIAL PEANUT HAY Approx. 500-lb rolls. $85 per roll-cash at the farm. Hank Sheddan, Live Oak, FL 386-590-1827 hws332@yahoo.com Misc Items Wanted WANT TO BUY Misc Merchandise HAVE YOU BEEN MEANING TO CLEAR OUT SOME OF THE CLUTTER? RECYCLE, REDUCE, REUSE? MAYBE GET RID OF THAT UGLY (YOU THINK) VASE AUNT EDNA LEFT YOU IN HER WILL? WE CAN HELP! IF YOU CAN PART WITH ANY SINGLE UNWANTED ITEM FOR LESS THAN $500.00, YOU CAN RUN A 5-LINE AD WITH US FOR ONE WEEK AT NO CHARGE! (Offer restricted to one ad for one item within a 4-week period) CALL THE CLASSIFIEDS DEPARTMENT AT 386-362-1734 X102 Land/Acreage FIVE ACRES Gorgeous Country Setting. Owner Finance, No Down. $29,900. Only $307/mo. 352-215-1018 www.LandOwnerFinancing.com LOOKING FOR A NEW HOME? FIND IT IN THE CLASSIFIEDS TODAY! ONE ACRE PAVED ROAD FRONTAGE nance, No Down. $14,900. Only $153/mo 352-215-1018 www.LandOwnerFinancing.com TEN ACRES OBRIEN, FL $613/mo 352-215-1018 www.LandOwnerFinancing.com Autos RUN YOUR TRUCK OR AUTO FOR SALE AD FOR 4 WEEKS FOR JUST A LITTLE MORE THAN THE PRICE OF 1 WEEK: 1 WEEK REGULAR RATE: $25.83 4 WEEK SPECIAL RATE: $30.90 This special rate gets you 8 issues of the Suwannee Democrat, 4 issues of The Jasper News & the Mayo Free Press plus 8 days online!!! ADD A PHOTO FOR ONLY $10.50 MORE CALL NOW TO GET YOUR AD STARTED 386-362-1734 X102 The Best Car & Truck Deals Can Be Found Here In The Classieds! Everything From Cars, Trucks, Vans, and Even Bicycles and Motorcycles. RV Sales/Service WE BUY USED RVS! CALL 229-740-0375 Trucks FOR SALE APRIL 18-19, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 5B 62968-1 TRI-COUNTY SERVICE DIRECTORY Serving Suwannee, Hamilton & Lafayette Counties These businesses are ready to serve you.Tradesmen & Service Providers:Call now to place your ads 386-362-1734 x 102 62973-1 BYRDS POWER EQUIPMENTSales & Service All Makes & Models 11860 E. U.S. Hwy 27 Branford, Florida Hours: Mon-Fri 7 a.m. 5 p.m. Open Saturdays 7 a.m. Noon(386) 935-1544 62981-1SUBURBAN PROPANE24-Hour Emergency Service Our Business is Customer Satisfaction 17460 High Springs Main St. High Springs, FL 1717 Howard St. West Live Oak, FL www.suburbanpropane.com 386-454-3690 CALL TODAY 386-362-1734 Xl02 or send e-mail to: louise.sheddan@ ganews.com to place your ad in The Tri-County Service Directory62988-1 ANFADVERTISING NETWORKS OF FLORIDA FLORIDA STATEWIDE Real Estaterfn tbf tbf tnnbnn bfb tnnbn Building Suppliesn fnnf fnnnnb tnb

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day, May 5 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Darby Pavilion on Lake DeSoto near Shands Hospital in Lake City. The march will benet March of Dimes and there will be family teams, compa ny teams and people walking with friends. A light breakfast and kickoff activities will take place prior to the walk, with lunch and enter tainment to be held afterwards. To register for the march, visit http://www. marchforbabies.org/event/suwanneevalley/ or register at 8a.m. on May 5 at the Darby Pa vilion. For more information, contact Vanessa Jackson at 386-406-0808. May 5 Clayland School Reunion Clayland School will have its annual reunion on Saturday, May 5 at the Clayland Church Fellowship Hall (the old lunchroom) beginning at 10 a.m. Guests are asked to bring a dish to share for a midday meal with reminiscing. For more information, contact Inez Hingson at 352-339-1859. May 5 Community Yard Sale First Advent Christian Church will be hosting a community yard sale on May 5 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Vendors may reserve their space by calling the church ofce at 386-362-1802. Vendors are asked to bring their own tables, chairs and tents. First Advent Christian Church is located at 699 Pinewood Drive, SW in Live Oak. May 21 Kerwin Bell to speak The Live Oak Church of God will have Kerwin Bell as a guest speaker on May 21 beginning at 7 p.m. Kerwin Bell is a former Mayo High School stand out in the early 1980s who became a Florida Gator quarterback, then went on to the NFL to play for the Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Bucs. He is now the head football coach at Valdosta State University. Bell will be speaking for an allmens and boys event. The Live Oak Church of God is located at 9828 U.S. 129 in Live Oak. July 4 Talent and vendors needed The Fourth of July committee in Branford is in need of volunteers and vendors for the Fourth of July celebration this year. Those interested may call Peggy at 386-365-3700, or search the Facebook page at Branford Florida River Reunion. Sept. 12-16 Jellystone Park Jam The Jellystone Park Jam will be hosted from September 12-16 at Yogi Bears Jellystone Park in Madison. Over two dozen of gospel musics nest talents are scheduled to appear through out the ve-day event. The Jellystone Park Jam is a free event for anyone to attend. For a complete list of the concert events and times or more information, visit https://www.jelly stoneparkjam.com/home, call 850-464-0114 or email jellystoneparkjam@gmail.com. Monthly Meetings Hymn Singing Old-fashioned hymn singing takes place at White Springs United Methodist Church on the fourth Sunday of every month at 4 p.m. Hymn requests from the congregation are welcome. The church invites the community to attend. White Springs United Methodist Church is locat ed at 16580 Spring St. in White Springs. Mens Community-wide Church Fellowship and Supper The Live Oak Church of God invites the com munity to join them for their dinner on the third Monday night of each month for their Mens Community Wide Church Fellowship and Supper at 7 p.m. Each month, there will be a guest speaker. For more information, call Johnnie Philman Mens Ministry at 386-842-5494 or Pastor Wes Tanksley at 386-362-2483. Alcoholics Anonymous The Live Oak Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meet three days each week on Tuesday, Thurs day and Friday at 7 p.m. at 911 Nobles Ferry Road (Gray Precinct Voting Building), the build ing next to the Health Department. For more information, contact Charlie at 386-364-6410. The number is not monitored 24 hours a day, so please leave a message. Suwannee River Toastmasters The Suwannee River Toastmasters Club invites you to join us as we work together to em power individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. We meet the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. at the Suwannee River Water Management District Headquarters. Contact Joe Flanagan at 386-209-1912 for additional information. Kiwanis Club of Live Oak The Kiwanis Club of Live Oak invites you to join us in making the world a better place one child and one community at a time. We meet each Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the Florida Farm Bureau Insurance building. Contact Joe Flanagan at 386-209-1912 for additional infor mation. Suwannee County Conservation District supervisor meeting The supervisors of the Suwannee County Con servation District will meet on the third Thursday of each and every month at 7 p.m. in the USDA Service Center Conference Room for their regularly scheduled District Meeting. The USDA Service Center is located at 1525-B Ohio Ave. South, Live Oak. History of Suwannee County Presented by County Historian Eric Musgrove Jo Kennon Public Library 10655 Dowling Park Dr. Live Oak, FL 32064 1st Thursday of the month, 12-1 p.m.. 386-658-2670 McAlpin Community Club meeting The McAlpin Community Club meetings are held on the second Monday every month at 9981 170th Terrace in McAlpin. A covered dish dinner is served at 6 p.m. with the meeting be ginning at 7 p.m. Find them on Facebook by searching McAlpin Community Club. For more information, contact Susan Fennell at 386-688-1267 or s.fennel@windstream.net. Seed Library and Gardening Workshop Presented by Master Gardener Rhonda Lepper Jo Kennon Public Library 10655 Dowling Park Dr. Live Oak, FL 32064 1st Thursday of the month, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 386-658-2670 Recipe Swap Jo Kennon Public Library 10655 Dowling Park Dr. Live Oak, FL 32064 2nd Thursday of the month, 1-2 p.m. Bring in a favorite recipe or dish, meet other foodies and exchange ideas. Call 386-6582670 for featured recipe of the month. Florida Native Plant Society The Sparkleberry Chapter meets on the second Tuesday of the month at Hatch Park Commu nity Center, 403 S.E. Craven Street in Branford, presenting a variety of educational programs concerning our Florida native plants, the birds, bees and other wildlife that visit our plants, their place in our landscapes, and the contributions they make to our Florida environment. Meet ings are always open to the public. More at www.sparkleberry.fnpschapters.org, or call 407-319-2488 or 386-364-9309. Rock Painting Jo Kennon Public Library 10655 Dowling Park Dr. Live Oak, FL 32064 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6-7 p.m. Paint rocks and visit with other rock star artists. All supplies are provided. 386-658-2670 EAA monthly pancake breakfast The EAA Chapter 797 hosts a pancake break fast every third Saturday of the month from 8:30 a.m. in the EAA building at Suwannee County Airport. The EAA building is located at 13302 80th Terr. in Live Oak. For more information, contact 817308-9752. Armchair Travels Presented by Don and Joanne Mott Jo Kennon Public Library 10655 Dowling Park Dr. Live Oak, FL 32064 3rd Friday of the month, 10-11 a.m. Travel around the country and learn about ex citing new places to visit. Dementia Support Group Location: Good Samaritan Center Private Dining Room 10676 Marvin Jones Blvd. Dowling Park, Florida When: the fourth Tuesday of each month Time: 10 a.m. This is for anyone who is a caregiver for some one who is suffering with Dementia or Alzhei mers. There is no charge for this support group. You do not have to have a loved one residing in the Good Samaritan Center to attend this meeting. For more information please feel free to con tact Ginger Calhoun at 386-658-5594. APRIL 18-19, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 9B April 19 Wind Resistant Trees Workshop 12:00pm-1:00pm When choosing a new tree for your Florida landscape, or deciding whether to remove a tree, take wind into consideration. Presented by Suwannee County Extension Agent, Carolyn Saft. Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 April 20 John McEuen and The String Wizards to Per form The NFCC Artist Series presents John McEuen and The String Wizards on Friday, April 20 at 7 p.m. at Van H. Priest Auditorium. Join Gram my-award winning host John McEuen (founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), with his banjo, guitar, ddle and mandolin, and The String Wizards on an incredible journey interwo ven with music, stories and memories of the iconic Circle album including Dirt Band favor ites and hot bluegrass. Tickets: (850) 973-1653 or www.ticketsource.us/nfcc. April 21 Smith Family Reunion Burtus M. Smith, J. Addie Smith and Uncle T. Smith invites relatives and friends to join to gether on Saturday, April 21 at Divonia Baptist Church. Those who attend are asked to please bring a covered dish and arrive at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served at noon. Divonia Baptist Church is located on U.S. 129, two miles south of I-75 in Jasper. For more information, contact Dennis Smith at 386-792268 (home) or 386-303-1260 (cell) or Glenda Roberts at 386-362-4474. The Smiths look for ward to seeing those who attend. April 21 Class of 1960 Reunion The Class of 1960 Farmhouse Gathering will be on Saturday, April 21 starting at 11 a.m. The class will gather at Jim Ross Farm off of Hwy. 51. To get to the Ross Farm, go south on Hwy. 51, turn left on Allison Road, turn right on the second dirt road (144th Street) and follow the road to the farm. It will be the only house on 144th Street. Those who attend are asked to bring a cov ered dish or dessert to go with Jim Rosss grilled specials. For more information, call Paul Deese at 904-626-9136, Allison at 386390-0697 or Jim Ross at 904-228-0519. April 21 Wellborn School Reunion The Wellborn School Reunion will be held on April 21 at the Wellborn Baptist Church social hall, located at Lowe Lake Rd. and U.S. 90. The reunion will begin at 11 a.m. and guests are asked to bring photos or stories relevant to the school or Wellborn in general, as well as a covered dish. April 21 Annual Fitness Run NFCCs annual Fitness Run is set for April 21 in conjunction with the Madison County Florida Down Home Days festival. 5-K Run/Walk be gins at 8 a.m. One-mile Fun Run/Walk begins at 9 a.m. Proceeds from this event will sup port Relay for Life. Register at www.nfcc.edu/ tness-run or contact Tyler Coody at (850) 9731639. April 22 Friendship Baptist Church Homecoming A homecoming will be held to recognize the current military service members of Friendship Baptist Church on April 22. The homecoming events will be from 9:45:30 a.m., with a gospel sing and southern joy, and worship ser vice will be at 11 a.m. with special music and recognitions of its current members and military service members. There will be no evening service on the day of the homecoming. The churchs new pastor, Rev. Matthew McDonald, will be delivering the message. Friendship Baptist Church is located at 14364 140th St. in Live Oak. April 23 Jasper Lowder in Concert 6:00pm Local musician, Jasper Lowder will perform g a variety of music from country to original songs, while singing and playing on his acoustic gui tar. Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 April 25 One for the Money Book Club 2:00-3:00pm Join us to discuss Into the Water by Paula Haw kins. Copies available for checkout at the front desk. Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 April 26 Cooking Demo 12:00pm-1:00pm Cooking Demo by Bonnie Box, Suwannee County Extension Ofce. Learn about smart snacking options. Bonnie will share recipes that are low-cost, healthy, easy, and tasty. Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 April 26 Identity Protection 101 6:00pm The key topics presented will be: nancial fraud, IRS & tax fraud, debit & credit card fraud, wireless pick-pocketing, and how to get your free credit report. Presented by Kevin Gilpin, Executive Director of National Crime Stop Program. Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 April 26 Hamilton County Brotherhood meeting The Hamilton County Brotherhood will meet at First Baptist Church in Jasper on April 26 at 7 p.m. Bring a covered dish and enjoy a meal and message. First Baptist Church is located at 207 2nd St NE in Jasper. April 27 & 28 The Curious Savage Performance at NFCC The NFCC Sentinel Upstage Players (Community Theatre) presents The Curious Savage on Friday & Saturday, April 27 & 28 at 7 p.m. at Van H. Priest Auditorium. In this comedic production, the eccentric Mrs. Savage is left 10 million dol lars by her late husband and wants to make the best use of it. Her wish is to use the money to help others realize their dreams, but her grown stepchildren will do anything to keep her from squandering away their money. With the help of Mrs. Savages new friends, she leads the stepchildren on a merry chase, and learns the true meaning of family in the process. Tickets: (850) 973-1653 or www.ticketsource.us/ nfcc. May 5 March for Babies The March for Babies event will be held Satur SEE COMMUNITY CALENDAR, PAGE 10B Community Calendar Community Calendar event submissions Want to place your upcoming event(s) in our weekly Community Calendar? Email your events to aimee. buckner@ganews.com Include basic details such as who, what, where and when. Please note: protable events will need to be handled by our advertising department. For more information, contact Aimee via email. Deadline for submissions is Monday at 3 p.m.

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APRIL 18-19, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 10B Community Calendar Book Club for Adults Jo Kennon Public Library 10655 Dowling Park Dr. Live Oak, FL 32064 Last Friday of the month, 10-11 a.m. Join us to discuss our latest read. 386-658-2670 Suwannee Valley Branch of the NAACP meeting The Suwannee Valley Branch of the NAACPs regular monthly meeting will be at New Bethel Baptist Church located at 205 4th St in Jasper from 7 p.m. every third Monday. Meetings will begin after May 22, 2017. SREC, Inc. Senior Center monthly events The SREC, Inc. Senior Center, located at 1509 Martin Luther King Dr. SW in Jasper has monthly birthday parties the third Friday of every month at noon, as well as monthly ka raoke the fourth Wednesday of every month at 10 a.m. For more information, contact Barbara Daniels at 386-792-1136. Events are subject to change. Mom 2 Mom The community is invited to Mom 2 Mom on the fourth Thursday of the month from 1-2 p.m. at the Lafayette Three Rivers Library. Get together with other parents. Door prizes and goodies will be provided. Call Healthy Start at 386-294-1321. Estas invitada a Mom 2 Mom, un evento que se celebru el cuarto Jueves de cada mes la 1p.m. hasta la cas 2 p.m. en la Biblioteca de Lafayette. Reunirse con otras mams. Se propocionarn premios y regalos. Llame a Healthy Start al 386-294-1321. All-You-Can-Eat Wellborn Blueberry Pan cake Breakfast The All-You-Can-Eat Wellborn Blueberry Pan cake Breakfast will be held the rst Saturday of each month from 7:30 a.m. All new menu items including blueberry pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, grits, bacon, or ange juice and coffee. Located at the Wellborn Community Associ ation Building 1340 8th Ave. Wellborn, FL. For pricing and other information, call 386-8671761 or visit us online on Facebook or www. wellborncommunityassociation.com. Come join us for great food and help benet the Wellborn community. Taylor County Beekeeping Club meeting Taylor County Beekeeping Club meets the second Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the Taylor County IFAS center: 203 Forest Park Dr, Perry, Fla. 32348 www.facebook.com/tcbeeclub tacobeekeepers@gmail.com WoodmenLife monthly member meeting, bring a dish WoodmenLife monthly member meeting is held on the rst of every month. Located at 1339 SR 47 in Lake City. RSVP with your local WoodmanLife representative Kristen Hunt at 386-688-7942. Singspiration at Suwannee Church of the Nazarene Every 5th Sunday, the church will host a Singspirationa night where members of the congregation sing, read poems, share testimonies, etc. Want to participate? Visit the church, or call at 386-397-2309, to be added to the list. The more participation, the longer it goes. Afterwards, there will be snacks and refresh ments in the fellowship hall. The church is located at 18763 SE CR 137 in White Springs, FL 32096 The Florida Gateway Bee Club meeting The Florida Gateway Bee Club meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Suwannee Valley Agriculture Center located at 8202 CR 417, Live Oak. Professional and hobby beekeepers are wel come, as well as anyone with an interest in learning about honeybees. San Juan Mission Catholic Church public Rosary The community is invited to join San Juan Mission Catholic Church, 304 SE Plant Ave, Branford, for the public Rosary on the rst Saturday of every month at 9 a.m. The community will pray for religious freedom, traditional moral standards and freedom of conscience. The Suwannee Chapter, Florida Trail Associ ation meetings The Suwannee Chapter, Florida Trail Asso ciation holds its monthly meetings on the second Monday, 7-9 p.m. at the Suwannee River Water Management District, 9225 CR 49, Live Oak, corner of US 90 and CR 49, 2 miles east of Live Oak. Programs and activi ties available, and public is welcome. For more information, call 386-776-1920 or visit Suwannee.FloridaTrail.org. Disabled American Veterans Chapter 126, Suwannee Memorial Meets the rst Tuesday of each month at the hall in John Hale Park, 215 East Duval St., Live Oak. Disabled veterans and their spouses are encouraged to attend and join. Suwannee Republican Executive Committee Meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 7 p.m., Live Oak City Hall 101 White Ave SE Contact Sherri Ortega 386-330-2736 for more information. www.suwanneegop.com Suwannee County Republican Executive Committee Live Oak City Hall, 101 White Ave SE, Live Oak Meets rst Thursday, 7 p.m. www.suwanneegop.com Suwannee Valley 500 Club Third Saturday of each month, Suwannee Valley 500 Club will meet at 1 p.m. at Thun der Alley, located at 1605 S. Ohio Ave., Live Oak. 386-364-7778. Clothes Closet open donations The Jasper First Methodist Church is accept ing donations of clean and gently used items of clothing for children, women and men to be offered in the monthly Clothes Closet. The Clothes Closet is open to everyone on the fourth Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Christmas and Thanksgiving months the schedule is subject to change). All items are offered free of charge. For more information call 386-397-2316. *The Clothes Closet will be closed due to the Christmas holiday on December 16. Suwannee County Historical Commission The Suwannee County Historical Commission meets on the third Thursday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at the Suwannee County Historical Museum (old Freight Depot) on Ohio Avenue in Live Oak. Meetings are open to the public. Public rosary rst Friday Join St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church for the public rosary every rst Friday of the month at 3 p.m. The church is located at 928 Howard St West. Contact Sheri Ortega at 386-3641108 or Paul Schmitz at 386-362-5710 for more information. MOAA-Military Ofcers Association of America The Suwannee River Valley Chapter of MOAA meets monthly (September through June) in Lake City. All active duty, retired, and for mer military ofcers of all services, including Reserve and National Guard, and spouses/ guests are welcome. For information and reservations call Mo Becnel (386)755-0756 or Steve Casto at (386)497-2986. The Suwannee River Valley Chapter, founded in 1990, is one of over 400 MOAA chapters around the world. Suwannee County Riding Club Bob Holmes Arena, Live Oak We have roping events on the second and fourth Fridays of the month. Sign ups at 7 p.m. and rides begin at 8 p.m. Speed events are held on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Sign ups begin at 6 p.m. and rides begin at 7 p.m. We ride from the fourth weekend of January until November with the exception of March where we have no rides. If you have any questions contact Brittney Smith at 386-688-1482. Recipe Swap Suwannee River Regional Library 1848 Ohio Ave. S, Live Oak 1st Tuesday of the month, 12 p.m. 1 p.m. Bring in a favorite recipe or dish, meet other foodies, and exchange ideas. Call 386-3622317 for Featured Recipe of the Month Christian Singles Meet every other Saturday at 5 p.m. Call for more information: 386-623-5810, 386-2880961, 386-438-3394. Branford Camera Club Hatch Park Community Center 403 SE Craven St. Branford Meets 3rd Thursday with an occasional ex ception 386-935-2044 or 386-590-6339 Critter Corner Suwannee County Animal Shelter 11150 144th St., McAlpin, Fla. (approx. 8 miles South off Hwy 129). If you are missing a pet or would love to adopt a pet, please come see us. Animals can be viewed Monday-Friday 9-1 and Saturday 9-12. Volunteers and transporters are desper ately needed; Tues.-Sat., 9-9:30 a.m., see Ms. Norma. Spay/Neuter 386-208-0072 Suwannee County Seniors Free Breakfast and Lunch Suwannee River Economic Councils Senior Center 1171 Nobles Ferry Road NW, Live Oak. Mon day-Friday 8 a.m. 5 p.m. Breakfast8:30 a.m./Lunch11:30 a.m. (make reservation for lunch by 9:30 a.m.) Bingo: (Wednesdays) 10 a.m. Meeting/Service: (Fridays) 10a.m. 386362-1164 First Baptist Church of Live Oak Clothes Closet 515 SW 5th Street, 1st and 3rd Thursday, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. (The Old Red Barn) Suwannee Valley Branch NAACP-Unit #5137 PO Box 6105, Live Oak, FL 32064 President: Alonzo Philmore Triumph The Church & Kingdom of God in Christ, 410 Taylor Ave. SW off of 7th St. 1st Monday each month, 7 p.m. Email: a1101st@comcast.net 386-205-9132 American Legion Post 107 10726 142nd St., Live Oak Off of Hwy 129 S, post is 1 mile on the right. Meets 1st Thursday at 12 p.m. 386-362-5987 Social Sewing Club Center Ave., off of 7th St. 2nd and 4th Tuesday For more information: 386-362-4062 Live Oak Garden Club 1300 11th St. SW, Live Oak 3rd Friday of each month, 11 a.m. liveoakoridagardenclub.com 386-364-4189 Stars Widow Group Antioch Baptist Church 5203 CR 795, Live Oak, FL 4th Monday, 10:30 a.m. 386-362-3101 Suwannee Amateur Radio Club 1st Tuesday, social at 6:30 p.m., regular meeting at 7 p.m. North of I10 & US Hwy 129, Live Oak. Call for exact location and directions. www.suwanneearc.org 386-249-3616 Live Oak Art Guild Suwannee River Regional Library 1848 Ohio Ave. S, Live Oak Meets 1st Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Judith Adams-386-776-2675 Suwannee Democratic Executive Committee Live Oak City Hall 101 White Ave. SE, Live Oak Meets 2nd Thursday, 7 p.m. Suwannee County Bassmasters Poole Realty Inc 127 E. Howard St., Live Oak Meets 1st Tuesday, 7 p.m. 386-688-0978 or 386-590-2885 Save the Cats of Live Oak Help needed at the shelter with feeding and cleaning Monday through Sundays. Help is also needed within the city limits with feeding several cat colonies Monday through Sun days. Items always needed are food, litter and resalable items for the thrift store located at 217 W. Howard St. downtown. For more information, contact 386-364-1006 or 407748-0396. The Arc North Florida Recycle with us We recycle cardboard, name brand ink cartridges, laser toners, working cell phones w/charger, digital cameras, GPS, MP3, and laptops. 386-362-7143 ext. 0 Book Club for Adults Suwannee River Regional Library 1848 Ohio Ave. S, Live Oak Meets 4th Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. Join us to discuss our latest read! 386-362-2317 Lunch & Learn History of Suwannee County Presented by County Historian, Eric Musgrove Suwannee River Regional Library 1848 Ohio Ave. S, Live Oak Meets 2nd Thursday of each month from 12-1 p.m. Bring your lunch & learn about our historic county! 386-362-2317 Weekly Meetings Savvy Caregiver Training at Suwannee Regional Library Savvy Caregiver is a free, seven-session training program designed for caregivers who serve family members and friends with any form of dementia (i.e. Alzheimers). Training begins Wednesday, March 7. It will be held at the Suwannee River Regional Library, 1848 S. Ohio Ave., in Live Oak. Sessions are from 10 a.m. until noon. Space is limited to the rst 15 who register. For information, or to register contact Johnnie Jones III at 352-692-5277 or by email at jonesj@agingresources.org. Pre-registration is required. Bridge Club seeking players Monday Bridge Club meets every Monday at 5:30 p.m. at a local restaurant in Live Oak. Club needs players. Contact Diana at 904254-8923 for details. Grace Lutheran Church hosting education al prayer classes Would you like to learn more of Jesus? Do you have questions about the Christian faith? Are you going through a difcult time and seek Gods council? Classes starting soon, those who attend can do so to t their schedules best. Different class times will be available. Please contact Pastor Doug Priestap at Grace Lutheran Church Live Oak, 386-364-1851 or gracelutheranliv eoak@gmail.com Childrens Table Food Distribution The Childrens Table Food Distribution will be at Peace Baptist Church, 7794 S. Hwy. 27, Branford, FL each Wednesday between 2:002:30. Bring a large laundry basket or other contain er to put food in. Donations will be accepted. For further information, 386-935-4681 Beginners AA meeting Beginners AA at Dowling Park meets Mon day-Wednesday-Saturday, 7 p.m. at The Lighthouse 23595 CR 250, Live Oak, 32060 For more information call 305-407-0895. www.LiveOakAA.com Live Oak Seed Library Every Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. Presented by the Suwannee County Master Gardeners. Check out seed packets and get all your gar dening questions answered at the Suwannee River Regional Library. 386-362-2317 GriefShare Support GriefShare is a pastor-supervised, lay-led, Biblically based, Christ-centered, video assist ed support group for persons who have lost loved ones or friends by death. The group will meet each Thursday at 10 a.m. beginning May 18 and run through August 10. This 13 week support program will be scheduled throughout the year on dif ferent day and time to give those on varying personal schedules an opportunity to partici pate. All who have experienced the death of a loved one are cordially invited to become a participant in GriefShare. For more informa tion call 383-792-1122. Finding Your Roots? The Suwannee Valley Genealogy Society is the place to start! The library, located at 215 Wilbur Street SW near the football eld in Live Oak, is open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. to help you nd your ancestors. You do not have to be a member to use the library. Meetings are held on the rst Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the library. For further informa tion, including membership prices, call Jinnie Hancock at 386-330-0110 or email JinnieS VGS@windstream.net SREC, Inc. Senior Center weekly events The SREC, Inc. Senior Center, located at 1509 Martin Luther King Dr. SW in Jasper hosts weekly support counseling every Wednesday beginning at 10 a.m. and Bible study every Friday at 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact Barbara Daniels at 386-792-1136. Events are subject to change. Quilting Friends Each Tuesday from 9 a.m.-noon Jasper Public Library, 311 Hatley St. in Jasper. 386-792-2285 He Speaks to Me bible study for women He Speaks to Me, a Priscilla Shirer Bible study for women, will be held on Tuesdays from 9:30-11 a.m. beginning Jan. 17 at Pine mount Baptist Church on Hwy 129 in McAlpin led by Chaplain Judy. For more information, contact her at 364-5558. We hope to see you there! Suwannee River Church of the Nazarene schedule The Suwannee River Church of the Naza rene is located at 18763 SE CR 137 in White Springs. For more information, call 386-3972309. Sunday School9:45 10:45 a.m. Sunday Morning Service11 a.m. noon Afternoon PotluckNoon Sunday Evening Service6 7 p.m. Wednesday Evening Service6 p.m. TOPS #662 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Meets every Thursday. (8 a.m. for weighin, meeting at 9 a.m.) at Advent Christian Church, 911 Pinewood Ave., Live Oak, Fla. For more information, call Mary at 386-3302535. Branford Seed Library Every second and fourth Tuesday from 2:304:30 p.m. Presented by the Suwannee County Master Gardeners. Check out seed packets and get all your gardening questions answered at the Bran ford Public Library. 386-935-1556 TOPS #9798 TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) TOPS #9798 is a support group that offers weekly weigh-ins and programs. The pro grams provide participants with health and weight loss information. Those ready to achieve weight loss and wish for more information may call Barbara at 386-362-5933 or Dori at 386-658-2767. Mayo AA Group Located at the First United Methodist Church, meet every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. For more information, contact 386-294-2423 or 386-647-6424 AWANA Club New Hope Baptist Church, Mayo on Hwy. 51. From 6-8 p.m. and runs throughout the school year. Open to children ages two through sixth grades. For more information, call 386-294-2742. Grief Share GriefShare, a special support group for peo ple experiencing grief and loss, will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6-8 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Live Oak. The church is located at 401 W. Howard St. Childcare is provided. Please call the church at 386-3621583 if you would like to attend. Continued From Page 9B

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APRIL 18-19, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 12B 70443-1 BAPTIST (Southern)NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCHSR 6 West, 6592 NW 48th St., Jennings, FL 32053 www.newhopejennings.org 938-5611Sunday School ..................... 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship ............... 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship .................. 6:00 p.m. Youth Happening, Mission Friends, R&A & GA ............................ 6:30 p.m. WednesdayPrayer Meeting, Team Kids, Youth 6:30 p.m.Van pick-up upon request68728-1CATHOLIC CHURCHST. THERESE CATHOLIC CHURCHree miles north of Jasper U.S. 41 P.O. Box 890, Jasper, FL 32052 Rectory U.S. 90 E., Live Oak, FL (386) 364-1108 Saturday MASS 4:00 p.m.68726-1 METHODISTFIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH405 Central Ave., Jasper, FL Pastor Missy Turbeville Phone 386-792-1122 SUNDAY Morning Worship ........................... 10:00am WEDNESDAY Bible Study ....................................... 10:00am(Family Night Dinner 3rd Wednesday at 6pm)Clothes Closet 4th Saturday 10am-1pm 68730-1PRESBYTERIANFIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH204 N.W. 3rd Avenue, Jasper 792-2258 Pastor: Ruth Elswood SUNDAYSunday School .............................. 10:00 a.m. Worship Service ........................... 11:00 a.m. Youth Ministries ............................ 4:00 p.m. Elementary WEDNESDAY Choir Practice ................................ 7:00 p.m.68732-1 Non-DenominationalBURNHAM CHRISTIAN CHURCH4520 NW CR-146, Jennings, FL 32053 386-938-1265 Youth Pastor: Patrick Murphy SUNDAYSunday School ................................ 9:45 a.m. Worship ......................................... 11:00 a.m. Bible Study ...................................... 5:00 p.m. Youth Program ............................... 5:00 p.m. WEDNESDAY Kids Rock: Pre-K4 6th Grade 6:00pm 7:30pm68734-1 To list your church in the church directory, Please call Ninan 386-362-1734 68724-1Hamilton County State & Region RaeLynn to Perform at Wild Adventures Theme Park VALDOSTA, Ga. Rising country star RaeLynn takes the stage Saturday at Wild Adventures Theme Park. RaeLynn is our third performance in the 2018 Flash Foods and Circle K Summer Concert Series, said Adam Floyd, public relations manager. From her time on The Voice to her songs on the radio, shes making incredible music that were excited to share with our guests. RaeLynn is best known for such country hits as Di amonds, Love Triangle and her gold-certied debut single God Made Girls. She recently released her War ner Bros. Records/Warner Music Nashville debut album, WildHorse, which has been heralded as the Best Country Album of 2017 by UPROXX, Stereogum and Rolling Stone. Admission to see RaeLynn and all Wild Adventures concerts is included with park admission or a season pass. Reserved seats for the show are available. Visit WildAdventures.com, or call 229-219-7080 for more details. rfn tbb Former Leon County commissioner Rackleff les for U.S. Rep. seat r TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) A former Leon County commis sioner will run for U.S. representa tive of Floridas 2nd congressional district. On Monday, Bob Rackleff of cially led as a candidate for U.S. Congress, 2nd District, with Floridas Division of Elections for the August 28 Democratic Primary Ballot. The seat is held by Republican Neal Dunn of Panama City. In the campaign ahead, I will carry this vision to every one of the 19 counties of the 2nd Dis trict and will challenge Neal Dunn to account for his betrayal of working families, Rackleff wrote in a remark about qualifying for the primary election. Rackleff is a former Leon County Commissioner (1998-2010). He was an enlisted sailor and Navy ofcer for 22 years. He was also a speech writer for President Jimmy Carter and other Democratic ofceholders, a civil rights and environmental activist, and a corporate writer and consultant. He moved to Tallahassee in 1952. Im running to help win back Congress for the working families of North Florida to stop the as sault on affordable health care, to create good-paying jobs especially in rural communities, and to rep resent everyone in the district, not just those who support me, Rack leff said. The Florida State University grad is a parent to three grown children with his wife Esther Moring, whos been an emergency medical coor dinator with Doctors Without Bor ders since 1995. Floridas 2nd Congressional District is the largest congressional district in Florida by land area and consists of Bay, Calhoun, Dixie, Franklin, Gilchrist, Gulf, Jackson, Lafayette, Levy, Liberty, Suwan nee, Taylor, Wakulla and Wash ington counties, and portions of Columbia, Holmes, Jefferson, Leon and Marion counties.