Madison County carrier
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Title: Madison County carrier
Portion of title: Carrier
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 58 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Tommy Greene
Place of Publication: Madison Fla
Creation Date: August 9, 2006
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Madison (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Madison County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Madison -- Madison
Coordinates: 30.466389 x -83.415278 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began Aug. 5, 1964.
General Note: Co-publisher: Mary Ellen Greene.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 32, no. 15 (Nov. 22, 1995).
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By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Pre-trial hearings will

be held for Michael Dover, along

with four other murder defendants in three separate cases, on
August 31.
According to a Madison County Sheriff's Office report, a
four-day manhunt by the Madison County Sheriff's Office cul-
minated with the arrest of 35-year-old Dover at 3:01 a.m. on the
morning of Saturday, November 26, by members of the Madi-
son County Sheriff's Office's Felony Interdiction Specialized
Tactics team.
According to Lt. Mark Joost, Dover was sought by the
Madison County Sheriff's Office since he battered and at-

ANY Elementary

Student Can

Attend Lee School
By Jacob Bembry.
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Not only is the Town of Lee growing, the school is also
growing. The school's growth is not
only attributed to the town's growing
population but to students being
bused in from other areas in the
'_' 'county. '
Lee has had to hire three new
school teachers to keep up with the
extra students'after making adequate
yearly progress (AYP) for two years
in a row.
'Making AYP for two years in a
iVi.J. Kinard row means that any s-udenl in ihe
county, from Pre-K through fifth grade, is. able to attend
school at Lee. Transportation to the school has to be provid-
ed for the school children.
The three new teachers added to keep up with the growth
are Jessica Webb and Tonya Watts, who transferred from
Madison County Central School; and M.J. Kinard, a first-year
teacher who interned under Patsy Davis.last year.
Webb and Watts will teach combination third, fourth and
fifth grade classes. Kinard will -teach kindergarten.
Please see Lee School, Page 2A


Prepare Toa

Meet The Press!
Newspaper Has List Of Questions
To Pose To Political Candidates
Greene Publishing, Inc. has compiled a list of questions
to ask each candidate running for .political office. The ques-
tions are all different for County Commission candidates,
School Board candidates, and candidates running for Super-
visor of Elections.
Questions may be picked up at the Greene Publishing,
Inc. office, located off State Road 53 South in Madison.
The candidates' answers will be run verbatim in the
Wednesday, August 26, Madison County Carrier.
The deadline for candidates wishing to run a front page
advertisement announcing their candidacy will be Friday, Au-
gust 21.

Passenger Seriously Injured
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
A passenger was seriously injured and a total of $20,000
in damages was caused to a 2006 Dodge car in a traffic acci-
dent on Interstate 10 on Friday afternoon, August 4.
According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, Giovanni
C. Almatdoz, 21, of Woodside, New York, was eastbound on
1-10 in the outside lane, approaching the 264 mile marker.
Almandoz changed lanes to the inside lane and contact-
Please see Accident, Page 2A

tempted to kidnap his estranged wife on Thursday, November
17, 2005. At approximately 9:00 PM on Tuesday, November
22, 2005, Dover shot and killed 50-year-old Ricky B. Yates at
a residence near Cherry Lake in Madison County. The autopsy
revealed that Yates sustained two gunshot wounds, one to his
torso and the other to his head. Members of the' Sheriff's Office
diligently pursued leads and developed information throtigh-
out this investigation.
The arrest took place at a residence on Coachwhip Avenue,
north of Madison.
Dover's trial is set to begin on September 25.
Pre-trials will also be held August 31 for Harold Hand, who
Please see Trail, Page 2A


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(Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, August 7, 2006)
The first school bell of.the new public school year rings early Wednesday
morning, August 9. Students at Lee Elementary School visited their school and
teachers at an open house on Monday, August. 7. Pictured left to right are: Luke
Androski, Leah Androski, Daniel Moore, Adam Androski, Karita Doty and Talissa
Christian. See more photos from the Lee Open House in Friday's Madison En-

Memorial Services Set For Loretta Lynn Sealey
Memorial services will be held for Loretta Lynn Sealey, 37, former-.
ly of Lee, on Friday
*Loretta died in July in Austin, Texas. .
She is survived by two daughters, Miranda Pastor, of Lee, and
Tamara Petronis, of Tallahassee; two brothers, Robert R. Sealey, Jr. of El
Reno, Oklahoma, and Joseph M. Sealey, Sr., of Roanoke Rapids, N.C.; '
four sisters: Wandalyn Sexton, of Lee; Neva Lopez, of Portland, Oregon;
Laura Stark, of Chesnee, South Carolina; and Angela Mosier, of Lee.
She is the daughter of the late Robert R. and Joann Sealey of Lee.
Rev. Richard Quackenbush and Rev. Tim Blanton will be officiat- Loretta Lynn
ing. Sealey

Rebecca Miller Hired As 4-H Director

By Jacob Bembry
' Greene Publishing,Inc.
Rebecca Miller has been
hired as the new 4-H Director.
for Madison County.
Miller, the daughter of
Richard and Lou Miller of
.Greenville, is a graduate of
Madison County High School.
She has an older sister, Shan-

Rebecca M

She attended North Florida Community
College, where she obtained her A.A. de-
gree, before going to Florida State Universi-
ty, where she received her degree in Ele-
mentary Education.

Miller, who had taught
fourth grade at Madison County
SCentral School and Greenville
Elementary School, and second
grade at the Central School, de-
cided to take 'the 4-H job so she
would be able.to go in to all the
schools and not just one school.
...- Miller had worked this
miller summer doing days camps before
being hired as the 4-H Director
on August 1. She will replace Rachel
Kudelko as the director.
"I would like to have more children in-
volved in 4-H," she said was her primary
goal as the new 4-H director..


Seeks Election as
Madison County
School Board
Member For District #5

Jerome wycne
Our Madison County
community faces the same ed-
ucational challenges as does
others around the state and the
country. With the combined
number of experience years
that comprise a district's lead-
ership, like others that are suc-
cessful. I believe that we too
can have the same successes.
As a community member in
district #5, we should be very
capable of duplicating and
building upon the efforts "of
success as evident in the edu-
cational 'achievements as
demonstrated in the towns of
Lee and Pinetta.
"If ever we are to invest in
our futiure...our 'outh and be
sincere about it, now is the
time to face- those challenges
for the rest of the district. This
is my announcement for elec-"
tion as your School Board
Member for District #5.
Being a graduate of the
public educational system as
well. as my four children with
grandchildren and relatives in
the Madison County public.
school system, affords me the
knowledge of the system with
parental understanding being
the key issue.
Having spent 13 years in
the public school system as a
teacher and administrator, in-
cluding six months of teaching
at Excel Alternative School
and underscored by a total of
41 years in the world of work
speak to the qualifications of a
sincere and active community
member that is willing to work
for you and be a total represen-
tative of all constituents.
"I believe that a partner-
ship between our district, the
parents and students is possi-
ble and can be one of the goals
to helping us to achieve our
educational desires." Fresh
ideas, new vision and a cohe-
sive effort on behalf of all in-
volved in aft effective partner-
ship can bring about unlimited
possibilities.. Working to en-
hance greater understanding of
our school system, performing
as information clearing house
'and seeking greater parental
.involvement must be items of
I believe that hosting town
hall meetings in all areas of
district #5, but open to the
Please see Wyche, Page 2A

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By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing, Inc.



Carol dHaarrin-'ton

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Family: Husband, Jerry, three sons, a 13-year-old
dog, Dakota and a grand puppy, Eldino
S Occupation: Retired and a volunteer at. MCMH
Auxiliary Pink Ladies
Spare time: Helping out and making a difference in
the community
Favorite place to travel: Visiting my three sons
who' reside in Los Angeles, California, Rockledge and
STampa. Also, attending the St. Vincent DePaul Catholic

. ,: :. cont from page IA.
will stand trial for the February 25 murder of Geraldine Konan;
and for Quinn Lee, Francisco Banks and Ronnie Dwayne Har-
ris, Jr., who were indicted for the murders of Raymond Stewart
and John Walton on June 19, 2005.
A pre-trial for another DUI manslaughter case against
Joshua Chamblin will be held the same day. The first trial end'-
ed when the jury failed to reach a verdict.

Lee School

cont from page IA

According to the Florida Department of Education website:
"The Federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 requires
states to evaluate the performance of all students in all public
schools in order to determine whether schools, school-districts,
and the state have made adequate )early progress (AYP,) Flori-
da's approved accountability plan uses the same FCAT test and
definitions of grade level as does the A+ Plan and includes spe-
cific criteria for determining and reporting AYP for all schools.
"Not making adequate yearly progress does not mean that a
school is failing. It means that the school has not met a certain
standard for at least one group of students. These measures in-
clude reading, mathematics, writing, graduation rate and
whether or not the school tested enough students in each group.
"School districts are. responsible for identifying Title I
schools .that do not make AYP in two consecutive years as
schools in need of improvement. For the 2003-04 school year,
requirements for school improvement apply to Title I schools
that received a performance grade of F in the 2001-02 school
year and did not make AYP in 2002-03. Students attending these
schools .are eligible for public school choice options for the
2003-04 school year. Title I schools that do not make AYP for
more than two consecutive years are required to provide' addi-
tional services to students and to implement defined strategies
for improving school performance."

W yche cont from page 1A
public, will bring stakeholders to table and enhance "Open and
honest dialogue representing all citizens." As I seek your sup-
port and ask for your vote on September 5, 2006,.I do so as an
offer of my services and a chance to positively impact a part-
nership for educational achievement in our communities. I
pledge my allegiance to hard work and finding answers.
"Together we can find win-win solutions." I thank you for
your support.


cont from page 1A

ed the paved rumble warning strip in the inside apron, adjacent
to the median.
Almandoz lost control of his vehicle when he overcorrected
and abruptly steered to the right. He went in to the grass medi-
an, sliding sideways out of control and struck a large pine tree
with its right side.
The car rode up and onto the pine tree, then overturned onto
-its top.
Michelle Rivera, 21, of Corona, New York was transported
to Madison County Memorial Hospital, where she was treated
for her injuries.
Almandoz suffered minor injuries.
Almandoz was charged with careless driving and having no
proof of-insurance.

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& Madison Enterprise Recorder

Letter to the Editor
As I read the headlines of the Carrier last Wednesday, it re-
,ally disturbed me. The titled read "Funds Embezzled" talking
about a local church. I couldn't believe what I was reading. Not
about Embezzled Funds, but how several members of the
church responded.
I pondered on whether or pot to write this article. I prayed
asking the Lord for conformation.
As I was studying my Quiet Time Bible for Thursday, at the
end of the reading it asks questions "Apphl ing the \\ord." The
first question was, "When have you felt inadequate to do some-
thing God wanted you to do?" I had such a burden to say soine-
thing but like Moses in Exodus "the scripture I was reading" he
also felt inadequate. Second question "when you are sure God
is speaking to you, and a specific "Yes Lord" is expected of you,
what things influence your answer? Well I had already written
the answer beside that question, Faith and Trust in Him.
'I'm sure what I'm about to say may not be the opinion of
some people but I felt this needed to be said.
The first statement in the Carrier last Wednesday that
caught my eye was "A member of the church who wished to re-
main anonymous. I thought how convenient. If you are bold,
enough to let your remarks be put in the paper, you should be
bold enough to sign our name to it. I think God is displeased.
He would call that Sin.
Next statement, all fingers pointed too, and named the ac-
cused. Remember when you point a finger at someone you
have four pointed at yourself. My mother taught me that. Matt.
7-1-3 says "Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the
same way you judge other, you will be judged, and with the
measure you use, it will be measured to you. Why do you look
at the speck of sawdust in your' brother's eye and pay no atten-
tion to the plank in your own eye?" I think the Lord is very dis-
appointed in the way we handle situations sometimes, especial-
ly in the church.
Third statement, the informant felt the trustees and finance
committee were wrong when they had not pursued criminal
charges. Not really. They understand the difference between,
what would Jesus do rather than what we would do in our own


Dear Editor,
Our state constitution requires the Florida Supreme Court to
determine if the boundaries of the state's District Courts of Ap-
peal need to be adjusted. And the public has a role to play.
Some people may not know these five courts even exist. But
the DCAs are a critically important part of Florida's judicial
branch. In fact, in the vast majority of appeals, they are the
courts of last resort.
Florida's high court has regularly reviewed the district
.courts since they were first- created half a century ago. Earlier
this year the Supreme Court created an eight-year review cycle
and directed the committee of judges and attorneys conducting
the current review to seek input from the public.
The goal of the review, according to the Supreme Court, is.
to "ensure that our district courts of appeal ... continue to dis-
pense justice in a timely, and efficient manner that meets the
needs of our people."'

Forth statement, this money was set aside In Memory Of a'
former member to allow members of the church -staff to further
their education. I think that Christ is a little more concerned
about a fallen Christian than more education for church staff.
What I have found in a lot of churches, when ever there is .a
need the body of Christ always comes through whether it is ed-
ucation, missions. or what ever the need.
Another member said that she would hate to stand before.
her maker on Judgment Day and have to ans%\ er for stealing His
money. News Flash, it's all His, every cent we own; He is more
concerned about the attitude of our heart and how this situation
is handled than He is about the money.
I personally would hate to be the accusers on Judgment Day
when they stand before God and He ask them what did you do
to help one of my sheep that got lost along the way? Did you
help bring him back to me?
A while back someone ask me a question. She said, with all
the churches in Madison, why do you think more people don't
go to church? I said it's because sometimes some of the people
in church don't act any different than the people that don't go to
church. They need to see that we are different and we deal with
hard situations in the church different) than the world would.
In saying all this. I do believe there should be consequences.
for-our actions. And you .can be sure that if all of us got what
we deserve, not a one of us could stand. Let me ask you a ques-
tion. If God were to flash your life past and present for every-
one to see, do you think you would be as judgmental in your
statements. You might say, "I have never done anything like
that:" In Gods eyes you have. Sin is Sin and we have all fall-
en short of what He created us to be, that's why we need a Sav-
ior. He died for your sin as well as the accused.
I pray that this will be a great opportunity for all Christians
to pray and seek Gods will in this matter or any other matter in
the church and GET OUT OF THE FLESH.
I'll leave you with this scripture. John 8:7-11 If any one of
you is without sin, let him be the first to thro%\ the stone.
In Christ,
Betty Gazlay

How About A Good Old Fashioned Stoning?
To members of church who -are wanting to press charges. bled man and talk to him as adults do.,What would Jesus say to
ot\ about a good old fashioned stoning? -Tar and feather? Yes this man' What might his state of mind be? : '
\\as the Churches money that members gave as tithes. Wfy ,Do, you care? Do.you love this man as God would have you
)uld anyone care who put the "twenties, tens, and fives in the do? Talk to him and his wife. For I know they are not"'bad peo-
fering plate. Is it giyen in the spirit of giving? Why do people ple". Then make your decisions: I love them both not only be-
ake" money that doesn't belong to them anyway? Questions cause I have fallen short, too. I Love them because they and
at may make you go, hmmm? Why don't the good people of their children are MY family!

this church membership, the good men, maybe, take this trou-

Jeri O'Halloran

Now's the time to speak up. Online surveys can be found at
www.flcourts.org until Aug. 15 and take only a few minutes to
fill out. It really couldn't be easier.
Here's the kind of question the survey asks: Do you think'
appeals are handled efficiently? Do you understand the court's
decisions? Do you think they are fair and based on the law?
If people want to do more than fill out a survey, they should
mark their calendars for Sept. 7, when the review committee
will hold a public hearing in Orlando.
I hope your readers consider this survey another opportuni-
ty to practice the thoughtful citizenship we are all called on to
practice when we vote, serve on a jury and keep current with
events in our communities and our world..

Gregory S. Parker
The Florida Bar Board of Governors

Letters to the Editor are typed word for word, comma for comma, as sent to this newspaper.

"Sin Is Sin And We Have All Fallen Short"

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Lee Limelight
Jacob Bembry

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Happy birthday wishes are extended to my sister, Abbie Be-
mbry, who will celebrate her birthday this Wednesday, August
Shannen Combass, the granddaughter of Myrtice Combass,
will celebrate her birthday on Tuesday, August 14.
Belated birthday wishes are extended to Patsy Welch, who
celebrated her birthday on Monday, August 7, and to Terri
Reynolds, who celebrated her birthday on Tues ay, August 8.
A special dinner, with special gospel music by the Mc-
Cormick Family, Tania Williams and others, will be held to
raise money for the Crystal Farnell Kidney Transplant Fund on
Saturday, August 19, at Lee Elementary School in Lee.
A skeet shoot held at Wally's Firing Range on Saturday, Au-
gust 5, generated over $3,000 for the Transplant Fund.
The peanut boil at Midway Church of God raised $1,325
for Noah Williams, a seven-month-old who has cancer in both
That's all the news for this week! Have a great week and a
beautiful forever! May God bless each and every one of you!

Madison Gatepost

Ginger Jarvis

School Start Puts Us

Back on Schedule
Hey, that's not Gatepost's idea. We have heard it from var-
ious parents and school personnel for the past week. Seems the
steadiness of the school schedtile keeps us all on track.
Certainly a crowd of parents and students turned ,outMon-
day night for the Open H6use-at school: The\ matched the flock
at Four Freedoms rPark Saurday). That brought traffic to a halt
several times. That should mean a smooth start today. Just
watch out for those little ones as they learn where the new bus
stop are.
Let's shout out a hearty "Happy Birthday" to these folks in
the coming week: Makechia Daniels (she's reaching the big
18), Leigh Ragans, Chris Cruce, Debra Salls, Rosa Brown, and
Margaret Sullivan, August 10; our precious mother, Clara Bar-
rett, B. J. Tinney, and Jeanette Grice, Aug. 11; Stephen Bochnia
and the model of efficiency, Deena Hames, Aug. 12; Kristen
Hughes, the charming Shannen Combass, Dillon Pickles, and
.Antwan Fudge, Aug. 14; and Bently Taylor and Linda Ruth
Smith, Aug. 15. Gatepost good wishes to all of you.
We wish continued blessings on George and Juanita Bur-
nette, who celebrate their wedding anniversary on August 10.
'Picket Fence Pride: the lilies along the roadside on Wash-
ington Street at the north edge of town. How pristine they are.
The sight just gladdens the heart.
Let's pray for Lester Irby, who's getting along fine after
some surgery last week.
Gatepost solicits your prayers for the folks at the Pinetta
and Hickory Grove United Methodist churches and the First
Baptist Church of Madison. These congregations have been hit
with major traumatic events, and certainly the rest of us need to
keep them in our hearts as they work through their heartbreak.
Coming up: Opening of the football season the MCHS
Cowboys in Ocala against Trinity Catholic. Cheer'em on, peo-
Let us hear your news. Drop us a note at the Greene Pub-
lishing Building on S. Hwy. 53, call us at 973-4141 or 973-
3820, or zip your email tojavvag@hotmail.com.
Meet you at the gatepost next week.

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Family: Two sons: Ronnie
Hodges and James Gillyard Jr.
and four daughters: Marilyn Gra-
ham, Sherry Ann Gillyard, Tricia
Gillyard and Regina Branch
Residence: Madison
Title: Cook
Main responsibility: Cooking and providing
aide for MCMH staff
Spare time: Watching television and shopping


Heather Strickland
Family: Parents: Dan and Lucy
rickland, boyfriend, Ben Horton
dtwo cats :
Residence: Pinetta

James 0. Turner vs. Edith G. Turner-simple dissolution
Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC vs. Douglas E. Pickles, Jr.-
mortgage foreclosure
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Guest Columnist


Title: Licensed Practical Nurse ..
Main responsibility: Patient .
care -
Spare time: Photography, reading, going to
Tallahassee and hiding at home

SName: Nita Cruce
Family: Husband, Dennett, two
sons, daughter-in-law, and two
Residence: Hamilton County
Title: Charge Nurse
:Main responsibility: Supervising
*-.. licensed practical nurses and certi-
fied nursing assistants, taking care
of IV's on patients and nursing house supervisor
Spare time: Reading, shopping, working on
my house and spending time at my church, Mid-
way Baptist Church

Kay McCarley -
Family: Benton. Benji. Mimi, .
Katie, Brailey and dog. Henna .
Residence: Madison
Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
Main responsibility: Patient
care and distributing medications
Spare time: Going to the ."
beach every chance I get ....

SRockets Red Glare.
In the latest chapter of the seemingly endless conflict be-
tween Israel and her Arab neighbors, the strategic objective is to
gain some distance between the Jewish state and the Islamo-fas-
cists that threaten it. The Wall would largely protect Israeli citi-
zens from Palestinian suicide bombers;, likewise, the demilita-
rized zones would protect Israeli citizens from rockets similar to
what Hezbollah is raining down upon northern Israel.
The most common of these rockets is the Kaytusha, an un-
guided 122mm shell propelled about twelve miles by a rocket
motor. The Iranians who are supplying Hezbollah have manu-
factured these rockets to be particularly deadly by wrapping the
warhead with anti-personnel shot similar to ball bearings. They
are intended to kill and maim people rather than destroy military
targets. Since these terror weapons are unguided and indiscrimi-
.nant, they.represent a particularly inhumane and illegal form of
I have some experience x ith the KaN tusha. In the spring of
1972, I was deployed from Korea to Vietnam. My squadron
(35th TFS Panthers) was the first unit deployed from outside the
theater to help stem the onslaught of 200,000 North Vietnamese
soldiers in their Easter offensive. The first base we flew our F-4s
from was DaNang, fairly close to the DMZ between North and
South Vietnam.
Just south of the sprawling base was a North Vietnamese ar-
tillery battalion armed with Kaytushas. During my three month
stay at DaNang before moving to Thailand, we were rocketed on
the average of once a week. The attacks occurred at night. A
light attack would be about 8 rockets; a heavier barrage might in-
volve 15. These five-inch shells didn't cause a lot of military
damage; instead, they were meant to throw us off-schedule.
The rockets were launched remotely because as soon as they
lifted off the ground, they were quickly targeted. Hezbollah is us-
ing the same tactic; if they stick around to admire their handi-
work, they'll be on the receiving end-of a 500-pound laser guid-
ed bomb in about thirty seconds not a good idea..
If you happened to be close, to the point of impact when a
Kaytusha landed, the results were spectacular, but they were in-
tended to terrorize rather than cause significant damage. At the
first sound of impact, we quickly learned to "hit the deck" to min-
imize our risk. For some time after leaving "Rocket City," I was
prettyjumpy we were spring-loaded to dive under the nearest
table upon hearing an) loud'noise.'."':. '. j '
Kaytushas are a perfect metaphor for the asymmetry of the
current, Mid-East conflict. While Hezbollah fires the rockets in-
discriminately into Northern Israel hoping to kill anyone who
might get in the way, the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) targets the
launchers with precision guided bombs and missiles fired from F-
16 fighters. Since the Hezbollah guerillas use the civilians of
Southern Lebanon as human shields, the Israeli Air Force some-
times hit innocent bystanders and cause 'collateral damage.
Hezbollah is trying to kill civilians because every Jew is an ene-
my. Israel is trying to prevent civilian casualties but ends up get-
ting the blame. Go figure.
It is interesting that the current conflict was triggered well to
the south by Hamas attacks from the Gaza strip into Israel. Soon,
Hezbollah joined the fray from their bases in southern Lebanon
where most of the action is now concentrated. It is apparent that
the more serious threat is posed by Hezbollah, probably because
of their financial support from Iran and logistical support through
Syria. Never under estimate the importance of "state-sponsored"
terrorism where the terrorist organization gets help from a sym-
pathetic government. I would conclude that Hezbollah has much
more outside help than Hamas.
The key objective for the IDF is the Latani River, a tributary
which carries water from the hills of southern Lebanon westward
into the Mediterranean Sea. If the IDF can clear this 20-miles
buffer zone of Hezbollah and their weapons and then turn it over
to a legitimate peace-keeping force which can prevent Hezbollah
from returning, then peace may return to this troubled part of the
world. Six years ago, United Nations Resolution 1559 called for
just such action. Today, Israel is using force to implement this
The saddest chapter of this conflict,, other than the innocents
who are suffering, is its effect of Lebanon's fragile democracy.
For the last quarter century, Hezbollah has so intertwined its roots
into Lebanon that the two cannot be separated. The diplomacy an-
gle is to defang Hezbollah while limiting damage to the remain-
der of Lebanon and then help rebuild this important war-torn
country while keeping the tentacles of Syria and Iran at bay. It is
a daunting challenge.

Madison County Senior Center
and Old World Financial of Tallahassee

A Senior Benefit Seminar

Fri., Aug. 11, 2006 10:00 am until 12 noon
at Senior Citizen Council
486 SW Rutledge Street Madison

The Following Senior Concerns
Will Be Covered:

The Rising Cost of Health Insurance Coverage *
Is There Help For Me, A Senior?

Concerns About Life Insurance *
What Happens To My Death Benefit?
What Happens To My Cash?
Could I Lose My Coverage?

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Mary Bell "Grief Odyssey: An Exploration of Inner & Outer Space"
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Mary Bell Harris, age 90,
died on August 4, in Ocala.
Graveside Funeral Service will
be Monday, August 7, 2006 at
2:00 p.m. at Mt. Olive Ceme-
tery, Madison.
Mary was born in St. Pe-
tersburg, January 3, 1916, the
daughter of the late Ronnie C.
Bell and Margaret A. Belcher
Bell. She lived in Madison
most of her life and was Co-
owner and operator or Harris
Grocery Store from 1948-
1963. She loved to.fish and
was devoted to her grandchil-
dren. She was a member of the
Mt. Olive Baptist Church,
Madison. She is survived by a
nephew, Bill "Rennie" Brown
of Ocala; six grandchildren:
Bill Harris of Melrose; Patrick
Harris (Janet) of Macelenny
Fl.; Jill Bass (Roy) of Madi-
son; Mary Louise Harris of
Tallahassee; Kenneth and Glen
Harris of Texas; five great-
grandchildren, Chris Harris of
Lakeland; Ryan Melissa and
Ross Bass of Madison; and Ja-
son McDonald of Tallahassee,
Fl; three great-great-grandchil-
dren, Bailey Harris, Dylan
Stringer and J, D. McDonald;
two great nieces; Margaret and
Kathy; and a devoted friend
and family member, Jackie
Moltedo of Hawthorne. She
was predeceased by her hus-
band Willie Harris, and
Lavaughn Harris, a son.

Odessa Kinsey

Odessa Kinsey Williams,
age 86, a homemaker, died Fri-
day August 4, in Tallahassee.
Funeral Services will be Mon-
day, August 7, 2006, at 3:00
p.m. in Beggs Monticello
Chapel, Monticello. Interment
will follow in Evergreen
Cemetery, Greenville. Visita-
tion will be Sunday, August 5,
2006 from 6-8 p.m. at the fu-
neral home. She was a native
of Adel, Georgia and a former
resident of Greenville.
Odessa had lived in Talla-
hassee for the last 35 years.
She was a member of Faith
Baptist Church in Tallahassee.
Shp is survived by four sons:
Clinton (Betty) Kinsey of Tal-
lahassee; Roy (Beth) Kinsey of
Monticello; Gerald (Sara) Kin-
sey of Tallahassee; and Johnny
(Jackie) Kinsey of Greenville;
and a daughter, Juanita Cone
of Greenville; 19 grandchil-
dren; and 31 great-grandchil-
dren. She was preceded in
death by her son-in-law, John
H. Cone, Sr.

Madison .County Big
Bend Hospice Family Support
Counselor. John Peterson,
MSW, announces that regis-
tration for Camp. Teen Woe-
Be-Gone'has started. "This is.
a wonderful opportunity for
teens who have experienced a
loss to come together for a day
that can help. them process
their grief. Space is limited,
so don't delay." The camp ses-
sion will be on Saturday, Oc-
tober 14 from 8 to 5 at the
Challenger Learning Center.
What do grief and space

travel have in common? Teens
ages 13-18 who have experi-
enced the death of a loved one
can find out at this innovative
one day grief camp.
The Caring Tree Program
of Big Bend Hospice invites
teens ages 13-18 who have ex-
perienced the death of a loved
one to enjoy this special day:,
of inner and outer space ex-
ploration and expression.
Trained grief counselors and
volunteers will provide educa-
tion and support throughout
the day.


August 9
Come to a Diabetes Support Group at 11:15 a.m. to learn
how to "Be Wise About Your Portion Size." Portion Control is a
key to healthy nutrition. Come and learn some new ideas. This
event will be held at the Senior Citizens Council of Madison,
which is located on 400 Rutledge Street SW, Madison.
August 9
Tri County Family Health Care will be hosting a Health Fair
from. 2-4 p.m. at their Greenvillelocation.
August 15
There will be an NFCC Student Orientation (new and trans-
fer) at the Student Center from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
For more information call: 973-1623 or email
August 16
Come and play "Food Pyramid Bingo"! It's a low-fat high-
fun nutrition game! You could even win a game prize. You will
learn proper food-serving sizes. Bring a friend along with you.
This event will be held at the Madison County Health Depart-
ment which is located on 218 SW Third Avenue from 11:00-
11:45'a.m. For more, information call Bionnisl Gobar.Mathis at
(850) 342-0170. Extension is 1301.
August 18
Bible Deliverance Church will be selling chicken dinners
from the courthouse lawn on August 18, 2006, starting at 11 am.
Dinners are $5.00 per plate. For ordering and delivery informa-
tion, please call 973-4622.
August 23
The Lady of the Lake Quilting Guild will hold its monthly
meeting on Wednesday, August 23, 2006 at 9:30 AM Southside
Recreation Center, 901 Saint Margaret Rd., Lake City.The pro-
gram for August will feature local artist/sculptor Ann Opgenorth,
who will present a program on color schemes with a special em-
phasize on color value contrast. For details: contact President
Sandy Lindfors, 386-362-6850,or riverfolk@alltel.net.
September. 9
There will be a yard sale held at the Lee Volunteer Fire De-
partment. It will be $10.00 to rent a space. Donations are also ac-
cepted for things to be sold by the LVFD. For more information
call Carolyn Boss at 971-5573.
September 12 15
The New Home Baptist Church will hold Revival Services
with Ben Glosson at 7:00 p.m. each night. Glosson is Pastor of
the Southside Baptist Church in Hazlehurst, Georgia, where that
Church has led their Association in Baptisms for the last 18
years. New Home Baptist Church is located at 1100 SW Mose-
ley Hall Road on Hwy 360.
September 30
The Fall 2006 Madison County Free Group Diabetes Class-
es will be held at the Madison County Extension Office at 902
College Drive, Madison, 9:00-11:00 a.m. All citizens of Madi-
son County that have diabetes or are interested in preventing di-
abetes are welcome to attend.

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Alice Eloise Rutherford and Family would like to thank
you for all your prayers, phone calls, cards, food and visits
while Eloise was in the hospital and rehab center. She is now
continuing to recover at home. Please continue 'to pray and
again, thanks so very much.

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Camp Teen Woe-Be-Gone 2006

Saturday, October 14, 2006 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.

Big Bend Hospice & The Challenger Learning Center




The Caring Tree Program
of Big Bend Hospice is once
again partnering with the
Challenger Learning Center to
host this year's Teen Woe-Be-
Gone. Campers will launch
into many fun and educational
activities throughout the day
including *a simulated space
-"mission", arts & crafts, shar-
ing circles, and a time of re-
membrance. Campers may en-
counter themes such as feel-
ings of grief, facing change,
coping with stress, confidence
building, communication and
Things you need to know:
Pre-Registration is re-
quired since space is limited to
30 campers.
Campers report to Big
Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan
Center Blvd., at 7:30 am and
ride a bus to and from Kleman
Plaza. Campers will arrive
back at Big Bend Hospice at
5:00 pm. Campers are. re-
sponsible for their own trans-
portation to and from Big
Bend Hospice in Tallahassee.
If transportation to Tallahas-
see is an issue for teens in
Madison County special
arrangements may be avail-
able. Please call to discuss.
A light breakfast, snacks,
lunch, T-shirts and other good-
ies will be provided.
,Teen Woe-Be-Gone is, a,
tree community service of Big
Bend .Hospice; however, do-
nations to the Caring Tree Pro-

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Corporate Graphics South GII y g cre r

Receives 15 Awards Of Recognition

In Statewide Print Competition e (e e if ean4 ifA ( iak
Corporate Graphics "We already knew our em- creation or production of print "

South, of Madison, received
several awards for outstanding
achievement in the following
categories at this year's Print-
ing Association of Florida's
(PAF) Florida Print Awards,
the state's largest and most
prestigious competition: 5
awards for Best of Category; 3
Awards for Excellence; and 7
Judge's Awards.
With more than 1,000 en-
tries from printing and graph-
ics firms around the state, Cor-
porate Graphics is honored to
be recognized.
"We are very proud of our
entire team," said Bob
Gonynor, General Manager.

ployees were some of the best
in the business. Winning this
award is a tremendous honor
for everyone here."
Michael H. Streibig,
Printing Association of Flori-/
da's President, agrees. "Cor-
porate Graphics of Madison,
faced some extremely impres-
sive competition this year.
This recognition is a tribute to
their commitment to excel-
The Florida Print Awards
is the printing industry's
largest statewide graphic arts
competition. It recognizes in-
dividuals, companies and or-
ganizations responsible for the


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Before and After Retirement
Provided by Brad Bashaw, Edward Jones
If you have been investing for even a little while, you
haye probably heard that it's a good idea to diversify your
By spreading your investment dollars among a range of
securities, you can help defend yourself against downturns
that ma\ large\ affect one t\ pe of asset. For example. if
\ou o,%n on1 stocks, and the stock market ik slumping.
your portfolio may be vulnerable to sizable losses. But if
you own stocks, bonds and other investments that are
appropriate for your needs and risk tolerance, you may give
yourself more opportunities for success.
As you build resources for retirement, you should
always diversify but what about after you retire? Upon
F retiring, some people believe they should totally change the
way they invest. They think that, because they are no longer
working, they cannot afford to take any chances with their
money, and so they pour most of it into conservative vehi-
cles, such as certificates of deposit (CDs) and Treasury
Of course, these types of investments do provide some-
thing you will need a lot of during your retirement years:
income. To supplement your Social Security and the distri-
butions you receive from your 401(k) or other employer-
sponsored retirement plan, you may.need to generate a sub-
stantial amount of retirement income from your investment
portfolio. Corporate bonds, Treasuries and CDs all provide
regular income in the form of interest payments.
However, all fixed-income investments will be affected
by one key factor: interest rate movements. Specifically, if
interest rates fall, and remain low for an extended time peri-
od, you may have trouble getting the income you. need from
new CDs and bonds that may be available.
And that's why you need to diversify your portfolio
during your retirement years. If all your investments are
going to be subject to interest-rate risk, you could potential-
ly run into cash-flow problems at some point.'
Consequently, you may want to add dividend-paying stocks
to your holdings.
Interest rate movements can also affect stock prices, but
the impact can be quite different from that experienced by
fixed-income securities. Falling interest rates may be good
news for some types of stocks; when companies find it
cheaper to borrow to expand their operations, their profits -
and stock price may rise.
And if you are investing in stocks that pay and
increase dividends, you'll have-a source of rising income
that can help keep you ahead of inflation during your retire-
ment years. By contrast,. when interest rates are low, your
fixed-income investments may not keep pace. with inflation
which means you could lose purchasing power.
SKeep in mind, though, that stocks are not fixed-income
vehicles; even if a company has increased dividends for 25
straight years as some have done it can choose to reduce,
or not pay, its dividends at any time. And it's true that no
stock can offer the protection of principal you will get from
an investment-grade bond or a CD.
Still, most companies with long histories of paying div-
idends are well-run businesses that make a point of reward-
ing investors. So, as you seek to diversify your portfolio
during your retirement years, and possibly boost your
income stream, look for dividend-paying stocks. You could
spend two or three decades in retirement so you'll want to
invest wisely.

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communications. The compe-
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AUGUST 5-11, 2006
LAKE CITY: The follow-
ing is a list of roadwork under-
way by the FDOT that may
impact traffic.
U.S. 41 Daytime lane
closures of up to one mile be-
tween State Road 6 and the
Georgia line as cre\\ s \\ ork on
the road shoulders and short
lane closures to work on the
box culverts. Also, possible
lane closures in Jennings to
place wheelchair-accessible
ramps at the sidewalks at cross
County Road 53 The
closed lane at the 10 Mile
Pond Bridge has been re-
opened but motorists may ex-
perience daytime lane closures
* to resurface the roadway ap-
proaching the bridges. There is
still one, lane closed at the
Sand Pond Creek Bridge and
traffic is controlled by a tem-
porary traffic signal. Tempo-
rary lane closures at the Nor-
ton Creek Bridge as materials
are delivered to rebuild the
U.S. 90 Crews will'be re-
painting the roadway lines be-
tween the Jefferson and
Suwannee county lines during
the week.
State Road 53 Crews
will be repainting the roadway
lines between Interstate 10 and
U.S. 90.
State Road 145 Crews
will be repainting the roadway
lines between U.S. 90 and the
Georgia line.
Interstate 10 Daytime
lane closures between the Co-
lumbia County line and U.S.
129, north of Live Oak to in-
stall new guardrail at inter-
changes and at overpasses.
This will take about four to six
The speed limit is reduced
to 60 mph during lane closures
when workers are present and
FHP will be strictly enforcing.
Crews are also working on
drainage structures and laying
sod which may require lane
closures. Motorists should
watch for equipment and
crews next to the travel lanes.
U.S. 221 One. lane will
be closed at the Cypress Creek
Bridge Wednesday and Thurs-
day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for
routine bridge maintenance.

Gillean, his wife, sister, sons and their wives gathered around during his birth-
day celebration to spend some quality, family time. Pictured left to right are: Harry
and Andrea Gillean, Avice Gillean, Alva and Lois Gillean, Michael and Libby Gillean
and Chuck and Pat Gillean. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jessalyn Covell, Au-
gust 5, 2006)

By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
On Saturday. August 5. Al\a
Gillean celebrated his 90th birth-
dGillean's closest
family and friends
from Madison, Geor-
gia and' Florida.
came and visited .'
with Gillean for Vt
the joyous '"':
There were ap-
proximately 120 people pre-
sent at the birthdaN part\.
Gillean's' sister, Avice
Ldynes, who is 18 months
younger than him, traveled to
the Concord Baptist Church
to be a part of his celebration.
During the summer, Alva
and his wife, Lois Gillean,
spend time in North Carolina.
There was delicious
lunch provided, that included
barbecue chicken, hotdogs,
hamburgers, baked beans,
potato salad, chips, sweet tea,
lemonade and more.
There were plenty of out-
side activities to keep guests A
and children entertained such '
as volleyball, basketball,
horseshoes and riding four it.
wheelers at the farm. '

Alva Gillean is retired from the post
oA office and has an abundance of family
and friends from Madison.
RecentiN. AlMa and Lois Gillean cele-
brated their 50th wedding an-

Afterwards, family
\ and friends joined Gillean
at his house, and under the
P x. hade trees, to feast on
.-. five birthday .oakes,
horhemade ice
cream, and ice-cold
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Peanut Boil Raises

$1,300 For Cancer

By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
One of the purposes of Midway Church of God, along with worshipping Jesus Christ and
studying scriptures, is benefiting humanity. The church showed their efforts to benefit humanity
when they received a love offering during their peanut boil on Saturday, August 5, for Noah
Williams, a seven-month-old who has cancer in both of his eyes.
A total of $1,325 was collected at the event.

Bryant Thigpen, Glen Thigpen and Tommy Lee Thigpen, all members of "The
Singing Reflectsons" enjoy a break during the gospel sing at the 23rd annual
peanut boil at Midway Church of God. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Be-
mbry, August 5, 2006)



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The Singing Reflectsons performed great gospel music during the peanut boil to a crowd of
more than 100 people.
This was the 23rd annual peanut boil. The boil is coordinated each year by Elvoye and Bet-
ty Thomas. They, along with their helpers, Darryl Frith, Julian Penny and Jonathan Penny, did a
fantastic job.
Lewis and Joyce Williams and Janice Flowers had the church yards looking in great shape for
the outdoor event.

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Virginia Johnson (great-grandmother of Noah Williams). Kourtney Markey
(mother of Noah Williams), and Annette Johnson (grandmother of Noah Williams),
are pictured with the seven-month old at the peanut boil. (Greene Publishing, Inc.
Photo by Jacob Bembry, August 5, 2006)

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Mark Long, left, and Darryl Williams, right, enjoyed Elvoye and Betty Thomas, who host the annual
the peanut boil. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Ja- peanut boil event each year, are pictured with Julian
cob Bembry, August 5, 2006) Penny, who helped them boil peanuts. (Greene Pub-
lishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, August 5, 2006)

Henry and Tanya Terry, and their daughter, Em-
molyn, enjoyed the peanut boil. (Greene Publishing,
Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, August 5, 2006)


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It's Time To Put On

_z Your Dancing Shoes


The Madison County Board of County Commissioners proposes to adopt an ordi-
nance affecting the use of land by amending the Madison County Comprehensive Plan to
approve a Large Scale Future Land Use Map Amendment which will Change approxi-
mately 770 acres located near the intersection of 1-10 and Hwy 53, Hwy 255 and Hwy 221,
from Agriculture to Highway Interchange Land Use.

1) Change approximately 80 acres located South of 1-10 on Hwy 221, Greenville, from
Agriculture 2 Land Use to Highway Interchange Land Use. The parcels are in Section
4, Township 1 South, Range 7 East.

2) Change approximately 690 acres located North and South of 1-10 between Hwy 53 and
Hwy 255, Madison from Agriculture 2 Land Use to Highway Interchange Land Use. The
parcels are in Sections 16, 17, 20, 21, & 22, Township 1 South, Range 10 East.



The Madison County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on the
ordinance for adoption of the Large Scale Amendments on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16,
2006, at 5:45 P.M. in the Commission Meeting Room of the County Courthouse Annex.
A copy of said ordinance may be inspected by the public at the Office of the Madison
County Commissioners Administration Office.

Please be advised that if a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to
any matter considered at this hearing, such person will need a record of these proceed-
ings, and for this purpose such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the
proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the
appeal is to be based.

(Photo Submitted)

"Back to school'' means
it's time to go back to danc-
ing school as well. On Tues-
day, September 5, the sound
of tapping feet and lively mu-
sic will once again be heard
at Becky's Dance Steps Stu-
dio as students put on their
dancing shoes for the studio's
31st season of dance instruc-
Registration and
dancewear fittings for the
2006-2007 term will be 'held
Wednesday, August 16,
through Friday, August 18,
from 3 pm. to 6 p.m. at the
studio, located at 438 East
Base Street, next to McDon-
ald's in Madison. Classes
will be offered in ballet,
pointe, tap, jazz and kinder-
dance for ages, three through
Becky's Dance Steps
Studio is owned and operated
by Becky Robinson, a mem-
ber of Dance Masters of
America. She and her staff
are excited about the
prospects of a new school
year after attending dance
conventions and classes this
summer in Myrtle Beach,
For more registration in-
formation, call 973-4828 or

"It's Time To Put On Your Dancing Shoes!"

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For nearly 50 years, the
North Florida Community
College Artist Series has
brought exceptional stage per-
formances to the North Florida
area for fans of all ages. The
2006-2007 season continues
the tradition. The lineup in-
cludes Caribbean Island mu-
sic, Irish tunes and dance,
Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker,
Glenn Miller classics, hits of
Rodgers and Hammerstein,
and popular songs of Billy
Joel and Elton John.
Season passes are now
available and include admis-
sion to six performances at
Van H. Priest Auditorium.
Spanning September through
October, performances in-
Sept. 14, 2006 -
Caribbean Sound Steel
Drum and World Music En-
semble: Escape into a tropical
paradise featuring the enchant-
ing sound of steel pans, one of
the most fascinating instru-
ments of the 20th century. En-
joy music from around the
world including the energetic
sound of Trinidad and Tobago,
the home of the steel pans.

Oct. 26,2006 TomAseen
Foley's Irish Times: Long
before Riverdance, ordinary
Irish men and women left their
homes and fields on long sum-
mer evenings to meet their
neighbors at the local cross-
roads, where they filled the
Celtic twilight with the laugh-
ter of their stories and danced

traditional Irish dances to the
fiery music of fiddles, flutes,
whistles, and uilleann pipes.
Experience this Ireland be-
fore the motor car, the televi-
sion and the telephone as na-
tive Irish storyteller Tomdseen
Foley takes you into the infi-
nitely rich treasury of Ire-
land's cultural heritage.


The following is the schedule of dates and times for the
Canvassing Board Meetings. The Orientation Meeting is for the
purpose of discussing such issues as the calendar for the elec-
tion(s) and the criteria to be used.for accepting and rejection of
absentee ballots.

* Orientation Meeting
* Public Testing of Equipment
* Canvass of Absentee Ballots
* View of Provisional Ballots

August 9, 2006
August 19, 2006
September 5, 2006
September 8, 2006

4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m.
4:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m.

Members of Canvassing Board are:
Wetzel Blair, County Judge
Ronnie Moore, Chairman of Board of County Commissioners
Linda T. Howell, Supervisor of Elections

These meetings are open to the public

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Registration &

Dancewear Fittings
Wednesday, August 16th Friday, August 18th
3:00 PM 6:00 PM
Ballet Pointe Tap Jazz Kinderdance
--- Ages 3 thru Adult --
Classes Begin
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Call Today!! 973-4828 973-4444
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Is Home Education Right For Your Child?

By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Home education is a par-
ent directed instruction of a
student directed by the child's
guardian, in order to satisfy the
requirement for compulsory
Home education became
effective by law in Florida
since 1985.
Hone education allows
the freedom to exemplify the
individual student while
avoiding extensive regulation
by the state.
More than 51 families are
in home education programs
throughout Florida.
There are several types of
home education programs
such as Florida School Choice,
Florida Parent-Educators As-
sociation (FPEA) and LIFE of
Florida. All three of these pro-
grams are legitimate and accu-
rate to the state of Florida's
There are an assortment of
student and parental rights and
educational choices that go
along with home education.
The parent of a home schooled
child is not required to hold a
valid regular Florida teaching
Although, the parent shall
notify the Madison County
School District's Superinten-
dent of the county in which the
parent resides of her or his in-
tent to establish and maintain a
home education program.
The parent shall always
maintain a portfolio of records
and materials such as samples
of any writing, worksheets,
workbooks or creative materi-
als used or developed by the
The portfolio needs to be

The Voluntary Pre-
Kindergarten (VPK) program
is geared towards helping
your child to "prepare for
success in school". VPK is
free to all four-year-olds
throughout Florida and you
decide where your child will
participate in VPK.
VPK providers can be.
found in Elementary Schools,
Early Education and Child
Care Centers, Family Child
Care Homes and Faith Based
Programs throughout Florida
and the Big Bend.
Around the Big Bend Re-
gion, over 2,000 four-year-
olds have been REGIS-
TERED for VPK for the 2006.
fall session. These registered
children 'are holding a VPK
certificate which allows them
to go to the VPK program, of

kept by the parent for two
years and will need to be made
available for inspection by the
Madison County School Dis-
trict's Superintendent, Lou
Miller upon 15 days of written
notice. Inspection of home-ed-
ucated child's portfolios is not
a mandatory rule.
The parent needs to pro-
vide for an annual educational
evaluation in which is docu-
mented the student's demon-
stration of educational
progress at a level commensu-
rate with his or her ability.
A teacher selected by the
parent shall evaluate the stu-
dent's educational progress
upon review of the. portfolio
and discussion with the stu-
The student needs to take
any nationally student
achievement test administered
by a certified teacher.
The student needs to take
an assessment test used by the
school district and the student
needs to be evaluated by an in-
dividual holding a valid, ac-
tive, teaching license.
Superintendent, Lou
Miller, shall review and accept
the results of the annual edu-
cation evaluation of the stu-
dent in a home education pro-
A home education pro-
gram shall be excluded from
meeting the requirements of a
school. day and the student
may participate in inter-
scholastic extracurricular stu-
dent activities.
Home education students
may participate in Bright Fu-
ture Scholarship Programs and
in dual enrollment programs.
Home education students
are eligible for admission to

their choice, and to enroll
their child at that location.
Yet, over half of those chil-
dren who have received an
authorization certificate have
If you already have a
VPK certificate and need to
know where VPK providers
are in your area, please go
to the Early Learning Coali-
tion of the Big Bend Re-
gion's website www.elcbig-
bend.org, for a listing of
VPK locations by county.,
If you need more infor-
mation about the Voluntary
Pre-Kindergarten (VPK)
Program, please call the Ear-
ly Learning Resource and
Referral Help Line (866)
973-9030, or local 385-

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Students may receive test-
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Roberts Named
New Principal For
Greenville Elementary

By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
During the June Board
meeting, Mel Roberts decided
to resign as Madison County
Central School's head princi-
pal and take over the princi-
pal's position at Greenville El-
Actually, Roberts request-
ed the transfer due to the job
opening being closer to his
home in Monticello, and be-
cause he saw a challenge that
was a good one. He prayed
about it and felt that being
named the new principal for
Greenville Elementary was the
right thing to do.
Roberts plans on encour-
aging his new students to per-
form as all-around, better stu-
dents. He has been taking time
to visit homes in the
Greenville community. He
stated, "It is nice to know
where your students come
from and where they return to
after school is out."
He has reassured students,
parents, and staff, that the
2006-2007 school year will
have much to look forward to.
He is bringing his natural en-
thusiasm with him to pump-up
students .and to give parents
and staff a sense of ease, espe-
cially after losing long-time
principal, George Pridgeon.
There is currently a PTO

Mel Roberts will be re-
placing George Pridgeon
as the Principal at
Greenville Elementary.
(Photo submitted)
within Greenville Elemen-
tary's school system, but
Roberts will be making the
PTO open to everyone, with
active access.
Also, there will be in-
creased gains in learning and
much growth is expected
within students and the school
for the upcoming school year.
Mel Roberts was original-
ly a physical education major,
so taking on the P.E. classes
that were set up by Pridgeon
will be a piece of cake.
In his spare time, he en-
joys photography, surfing on
the internet, writing with
hopes of publishing his first
book soon, and baking.
Mel Roberts and his wife,
',Mary, have one son, Maurice,
and one daughter, Marcia.

PSC Partners With Phone Companies
In Back-To-School Effort
To Reach Low-Income Floridians

About two million applica-
tions for telephone assistance
are being sent home with Flori-
da public, school'" chidien toi
reach Floridians who need help
acquiring telephone service or
paying the monthly phone bill.
The applications will be in-
cluded in each student's back-
to-school packet for his or her
.family. Link-Up Florida pro-
vides a 50% reduction in the
telephone service hook-up
charge, up to a maximum of
$30. The Lifeline Assistance
program provides up to a
$13.50 credit on qualified resi-
dential local monthly phone
bills. .
Consumers are eligible if
they participate in any of the
following programs: Medicaid,
Food Stamps, Temporary As-
sistance for Needy Families
(TANF), Supplemental Securi-
ty Income (SSI), Federal Public
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contacting the Office of Public
Counsel at 1-800-540-7039.
This effort is co-sponsored
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Softball Tournament Raises Money For Harris Triplets

Emma, Caroline and Malachi Harris are pictured left to right. They
are the infant children of Josh and Amber Harris. They were born pre-
maturely. A softball tournament was held to raise money to help defray
their medical costs. (Photo submitted)

By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Ten teams competed to
raise $2,200 at a softball tour-
nament for the triplet infants
of Josh and Amber Harris on
Saturday, August 5. Chris and
Heather Andrews coordinated
the tournament.
The triplets have been in
the hospital in Albany, Ga.
since their premature birth.
The tournament was held to
help lessen the financial im-
pact on the family.
In addition to the tourna-
ment, dinners were sold to
iraise.money to assist the fami-
A big hand is extended to
the teams, as well as to every-_
one else .who came out to
show their support for the

Madison County Deputy Marcus Jones, left, and former Madison
County Deputy James Mabry, right, grill chicken during the softball tour-
nament. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, August 5,

Josh Harris, father of the triplets, is pictured with his father, and other family mem-
bers, at the softball tournament. Pictured left to right are: Jerry Harris (Josh's father);
Ethan Ratliff (Josh's nephew); Lowell Hidy (Amber's father); Josh Harris; Debbie Har-
ris; and Amy Ratliffe (Josh's sister), holding her daughter, Abbey. (Greene Publishing,
Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, August 5, 2006)

Vicki Sherrard, Amy Kendrick (holding her son, Jackson), Vicki O'Quinn and
'Frances Ginn are pictured left to right at the softball tournament for the Harris Triplets.'
(Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, August 5, 2006)




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Abercromble Speaks At Pink Ladies Monthly Meeting

By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
On Wednesday, July 26,
the Madison County Memori-

al Hospital (MCMH) Auxil-
.iary Pink Ladies held their
monthly meeting. At the meet-
ing, David Abercrombie, Ad-

ministrator of MCMH, spoke
on the hospital and its future.
He directed his presenta-
tion on the funding of the new
hospital and spoke on two dif-
ferent, yet major topics.
The topics related to eco-
nomic impact and quality of
life of Madison. During his
presentation, he showed a
University of Florida Regional
Economic Impact statistics re-
port that was conducted in
2002. The report stated that
the economic impact of the
hospital in 2002 was 53 mil-
lion dollars per year.
Recently, the hospital ap-
plied to the Department of
Health for a Critical Access
Hospital Designation that was

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At the Pink Ladies monthly meeting there was much talk about a new building
for MCMH. Standing, left to right are: Mary Colson, Carolyn Harrington, Mildred
Bruner, Betty Sirmons and Doris Cowart. Sitting, left to
S,, ''..i right, are: Eleanor Aranda, Administrator's Executive
id their families, Assistant and David Abercrombie, Administrator.
in, your trust in me. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jessalyn Covell,

I am honored that you have allowed me to
participate in your medical care. However, my
wife and I have decided to relocate. Effective
f September 213, 2006, I am closing my practice.
My associate, Dr. Gupta has agreed to assume
your care. Medical records can be obtained from:

2888 Mahan Drive, Suite #3
Tallahassee, FL,32308

After September 21"', 2006, I can be contacted at:
Dr. Christian Birkedal
875 Strethaus Avenue
Ormond Beach, FL 32174
Thank You and God Bless,

Christian Birkedal, MD
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July 26, 2006)

approved. Abercrombie stat-
ed, Because the State mea-
sures application. for this des-
ignation against criteria, such
as distance away from the next
closest hospital, it is evidence
that the hospital is essential
for the healthy well being of
area residents.
MCMH has been func-
tioning as a hospital for 52
years and have saved count-
less numbers of lives. Refer-
ring to a quality of life, he
showed a statistics report
showing that the hospital has
employed various levels of
people, running between 100

and 200 employees at any giv-
en time over the years.
Abercrombie stated, "The
hospital provides good jobs,
the kind that buy houses, cars
and pay for college educa-
tions. Abercrombie comment-
ed, "Once we lose it, it's gone.
The community cannot afford
to lose something as signifi-
cant to the people and the in-
frastructure of the county as
the hospital."
He said, "A person who is
45 .years of age or older is
likely concerned about health
care and if there is a hospital
in the area they are about to
call home. Also, the building
may not be able to continue to
function as a hospital several,
three or four, or five years into
the ;fu ture. The community
will have to decide, by voting
for or against the referendum
to add a half-cent sales tax, if
we want to keep a hospital in
Madison County, because it
can't happen .without the sup-
port and help of the communi-
ty." He went on to ask the
question, "Who owns the hos-
pital?" He explained that the
Board of Directors is a not-
for-profit corporation, made
up of community residents,
who own the hospital as a
public trust; therefore every-
one in the community owns it.
He commented, "Our
community-family owns the
hospital, like a family busi-
ness. The public must pitch in
and vote on the half-cent ref-
erendum, which is being voted
on in November. If the county
does not pass this ballot, than
the hospital's future will be in
If a new hospital is built,
then there are big plans in
store for the community and
its residents. They plan on
having a full time surgeon and
anesthesia, two more addi-
tional physicians, there are
discussions with the medical
staff to possibly put in a joint-
ly owned MRI machine, the
technology to replace film
medium with digital images
providing higher quality and
speed, allowing images to be
ready in two minutes instead
of 30. He mentioned several
other technological opportu-
nities awaiting the local hos-
On August thirty-first,
there will be a new doctor
coming to MCMH to perform
cataract surgeries. Recently,
the hospital received a Flex-
Mini grant from the State of
Florida, which will help
MCMH advertise and give
them a chance to inform the
public on the significance of
needing a new hospital build-
ing. MCMH will be providing
health fairs and public forums
to help provide county resi-
dents information and obtain
their support.

Wednesday, August 9, 2006



Madison County Carrier 13A

From The Front Porch
By Diane Sullivan
Guest Columnist

When we hear the words,
'nursing. home', many of us
think of sweet elderly folks,

ittral g in rocking chairs.
selling stories of the "good old
djC.', hov.e'.er; modem ned-
ical science has changed the
role of our current nursing


.Power and
S. Manual

- .. Wheelchairs
., Replacement
Tires, Bearin s,
& Electrical
.! Driver Hand
r--' Controls

We also install & repair lifts & ramps!
Call Jimmy Smith! 229-244-5261
Accepting Medicare, Medicaid and most major medical insurances.

NMan\ residents are enter-
ing the nursing homes that are
beloh, the age of 50.,There are
various medical diagnoses
that require highly skilled
nurses providing medical care-
around the clock. Some resi-
dents enter the nursing home
for a short rehabilitation stay,
and others enter the home for
an extended stay. The multi
generations living "within
these; homes truly give the
feeling of family. There is a
common bond between them,
they all live under one roof
and they are caring and affec-
tionate toward one another.
Our misconception of the
nursing home does a disser-
, vice to the residents living
there. Many of the folks are
alert, vital, and desire to be a
part of their community. The
resident's desire to achieve
and contribute their time .and
skills is an excellent oplportu-
nity for their community.
Most communities have
schools, churches, civic

groups, and private clubs.
Nearly every one of them fea-
ture special functions that, re-
quire extra work and volun-
teers. Residents of a nursing
home are a fantastic resource
to utilize for these functions.
Residents would benefit from
the sense of being needed to
stuff envelopes, make- posters.
make holiday decorations,
sew emblems, build birdhous-
es, paint signs, and any other
work that these organizations
would need.
It is within our human na-
ture desiring to achieve and
contribute, from the kinder-
gartener bri nging home the
colored drawing, to the engi-
neer building the skyscraper,
and the retired veteran march-
ing in the parade. We all share
the need to be needed.
Every human mind is a
great slumbering power until
awakened by a keen desire
and by definite resolution to
-Edgar F Roberts

A Christian Ministry

Carl D. Bartholomew, DC, MD, DD
Chiropractic Physician
DAV Service Officer (Veteran's) by Appointment NC
Blood Pressure NC Consultation NC
Office Visit Inclusive $35.00
Education Experience Economical
(850) 673-8338
141 Broad Ave. Greenville, FL
Across the street from Haffye Hayes Park off Hwy. 90
Working persons Outside office hours available by Appt.
Greenville School Physicals NC
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of FL provider


a a er[, a.djq

Renaldas A. Smidtas, M.D. & Associates
413 NW 5th Ave. Jasper, FL (386) 792-0753
1437 N. Ohio St. Live Oak, FL (386) 362-5840
American Board of
Internal Medicine Certified
Fellow of the American Board
of Balance Medicine.

Madison County
Memorial Hospital
S4 Isaac Newman, Physical Therapist

No Time
To See A
Tri-County Family Health Care is
open Tuesday evenings until 7 PM
Elizabeth Hengstebeck, DO,
Board Certified Family Physician
You may save $ on your prescriptions
from us, when filled at Jackson's Drugs

Please call 850-948-2840
for more information
Tri-County Family Health Care
193 NW US 221
Greenville, Florida 32331
North Florida Medical Centers, Inc.

T Down Home Medical
256 SW Wahington Ave.
Madison, FL
(850) 973-4590,
-.;i x Michael Stick, MD
Tammy Williams, NP-C
"Professional Healthcare At Home"
Dr. Midael. StA HEALTHPLAN SOUTHEAST Provider Tam hy w aU

Madison Eye Center
Comprehensive Eye Care
C ) In Madison Since 1978
1 Hour Optical Service Available
*; ''.,';, Visit Our Website:
..,.r.1. F ,www.madisoneyecenter.com
Board Certified ; .
234 SW Range Ave. Madison, FL 850-973-3937

1, ^Madison County
/ilk Memorial Hospital
Home Health
Denise Brown, RN Agency Director
Lic. HHA 21540096
225 SW Smith St. Madison, FL

Now Accepting f
New Patients
A., Most Major Insurances .'
.r ,. .. _Accepted G in
Bord Certlsfic'd Phyklla A.siMnt
-.PEDI.41RICS 235 SW Dade St
& IiE RNAL Madison, Florida
'Is.n... a..i Iospical 850-973-6222

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Home Oxygen Nebulizer Medication
Diabetic Shoes & Supplies Home Medical Equipment
24 Hour Service

353 NE Marion St.
Madison, FL

Phone: 850-973-412
Fax: 850-973-892:

Sj Madison County
Memorial Hospital

Four Freedoms Health Services
194 NE Hancock Ave.
Madison, FL

Valdosta Medical Clinic
SJames A. Sinnott, M.D.
Edward J. Fricker, M.D.
Specialist In All Gastrointestinal Disorders
Dr. Sinnot Appointments Only
(229) 245-7345 or 1-800-587-0777
3207 Country Club Drive Valdosta GA

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Wednesday, August 9, 2006

S. A Handful of Cash Is Better Than a

Garage Full of "Don't Needs" Call 973-4141

6 PC. BEDROOM SET Head- CASE MANAGER wanted deal- AmeriGas Propane- Madison, FL
board, frame, dresser, mirror, chest, (" p j ing with at risk youths. Bachelors is currently accepting applications
Sniohtstand. NEW in boxes, must 'tW enville Ointe Degree required. Related for a Delivery/Representat. Candi-

Peacock's Landscaping
Lawn Irrigation
Drip Irrigation
Design & Free Estimates
(850) 973-2848

Covering all your insulation needs
Specializing in Fiberglass Blown
Ricky Edwards 850-2533732
Cell: 850-673-9897
VICE NO COSTS! Send name
and address for free info to Jessie
James, 147 S.W. Owendale Ave.,
Greenville, Fl. 32331."
I Clean For You!
Rentals Offices Homes
$10 hour References Available
Pet care available in your home.

sell $550. 850-222-9879


25 lbs. of

just $2

Everything Must Go! 1301 NE
Routeman Rd, Madison. Fur Coats,
Suits, Dresses, Draperies, Exercise
Equip., Furniture, Mattress & Box
Springs, What-Nots, Hats, Shoes,
TV, Rugs & more 850-929-4726.
CROFIBER, Stain Resistant, Life-
time Warranty, Still in Crate, Can,
Deliver. Sug. List $1250, Sell $475,

Wanted peafowl. Need one ma-.
ture male now before spring, but
will buy pairs if needed. Call 850-
September 9th Yard Sale 973-6131 or 850-464-1165. Also
T ,e Vnhintppr want guineas.

Fire Department
$10 to rent a space
Donations are also being accept-
ed for things to be sold by the
LVFD. Call Carolyn Bosse' at
971-5573 for more information.

Border Collie/ Lab Mix
Current on shqts and have been de-
wormed. Absolutely adorable!
Please call and-come see 948-5482
A o S tiles for'sale

Old Coca Cola bottles,.
Medicine Bottles and
Sawmill Commissary
Toeken. Call 850-545-3677.


1,2 & 3 BR HC & non-HC acces-
sible apts. HUD vouchers accept-
ed. Call 850-948-3036. ,TDD/TTY
711. 192 NW Greenville Pointe
Trail, Greenville, FL 32331.
Equal Housing Opportunity

with state highway frontage-23
acres, Corner lots. Fronts both
Harvey Greene Drive and High-
way 53 South. Natural gas line,
8 inch water main, access.to city
utilities, fire hydrant, and service
from two power companies.
Property hasieasy access to 1-10,
via SR 53 & SR 14. Will build to
suit tenant.
Call Tommy Greene

al Estate
N ':-.-- ----

PRICED TO SELL! 3 bed 2 bath
home on 16.59 beautiful acres be-
tween Madison and Cherry Lake.
Property is fenced with horse
shelter. For more information
please call Jason Robinson with
Keller Williams Realty at 850-


Wanted: planted pines for
pine straw. Call Larve Tippett Help Wanted: Earn thousands
at 971-5495 minimum of 20 Help Wanted: Earn thousands
booking travel. Make money when
acres. other agents book travel. Contact
. Tywafina Arnold, 147 SW Owen-
.... , 'dale Ave. Greenville,-FE 32331.

AMC4",: ,A

2000 Ford Expedition
XLT Sport;
'White; grey interior; sunroof;
-CD player; front and back a/c;
"!third row seat; cloth seats; regu-
'lar oil changes; running boards;
.tinted windows; good condi-
tion; 113,000 miles, $7,000
Call 973-3497 or 973-4141

Cookware- TEFLON OUT! We
stopped doing dinner parties! Have
some beautiful 17-'piece sets left!
Heavy, 7-ply surgical stainless
steel! Waterless and Greeseless!
Brand new! Were $2000, first 7
callers buy for $368! vaposeal.com
MATTRESS: King Size Orthope-
dic 3 pc. Set. New, unopened
w/warranty. Sacrifice $295. 850-
,BED Brand New Queen Orthope-
,dic Pillow-Top Mattress Set. In
,plastic, warranty, can deliver. $250.

Mobile Home For Rent
2 bedroom; 1 1/2 bath; no kids; no
pets: $135 week includes electricity
but not propane. Deerwood Inn
Madison Campgrounds. 850-973-
2bdrm/1 bath MH in park on
Highway 53 in Madison,
$135/wk includes electric, ten-
ant to pay for propane.
Call Erin Levin
at 850-570-0459

CSouthem Villas of

'-, adison Cpartments

HUD vouchers accepted. 1,2, & 3
BR, HC & non-HC accessible apts.
Call 850-973-8582/ TDDTTY 711.
200 Southern Villas Circle, Madi-
son, FL 32340.
Equal Housing Opportunity.

Cambridge Manor
Apartments designed for Se-
nior's and Disabled. 1 & 2 bed-
rooms, HUD vouchers accepted
Call 850-973-3786 TTY Acs
Equal Housing Opportunity

Saturday August 12 10 a.m.
Property #1 111.36+ ac.
Ponds Pasture *
Abundant Wildlife Beautiful Home

Saturday, August 12 at 2 p.m.
Property #2 122+ ac.
Pond Farmland Woodland

Directions: Property #1: From Pavo travel Hwy 122 East to Hodges Road, turn
North and travel to English Rd. Turn right on English Rd and travel approximately 1
mile.to property on left, Inspection: Open House on August 6th from 2-4 p.m. other
times by calling auction company for appointment. Property #2: From Quitman,
travel Troupeville Road approximately 4 miles to Reedy Creek Rd. turn North on
Reedy Creek Rd and follow signs to property. Look for signs.
Terms: 10% buyers premium on all sales. 20% down day of auction, balance due in
30 days at closing.
For More Information or Free Color Brochure
1-800-448-2074 or (229) 263-9202
email: margieburton@burtonrealtyandauctioncom
BURT on line brochure: www.burtonrealtyandauctioncom Na
i-,Jtl t ~ Stephen F. Burton ',
SaALwAN.WDAuc'tiotNtC, Lic RE Broker/Auctioneer T17 me,
V^.., GA1548 AB587AU649 AL#1337SC3580R

Needed Full Time CNV's h,:.
are friendly, hardworking and dedi-
cated to superior client care. All
shifts available. Apply 'in person at
Lake Park of Madison. 259 SW
Captain Brown Rd, Madison, FL.


This position is responsible for the
overall coordination, management,
and operation of the Madison
County Solid Waste, Recycling and
Household Hazardous Waste Pro-
grams. This is a supervisory posi-
tion within the Madison County
Public Works Department and un-
der the,direct supervision of the Di-
rector of Public Works. Additional
responsibilities include facilities
maintenance of the Closed Landfill
and Superfund Sites. Job duties in-
elude: keeping accurate records,
preparing Departmental reports, re-
search, develop, execute and moni-
tor all budgets assigned, perform
short and long range Solid Waste
and Recycling Program planning,
responsible for personnel within
the department, coordinate and
comply with rules and regulations
set forth by Dept. of Environmental
Protection, and be willing to obtain
all training and maintain certifica-
tions as required. Will perform any
other related work as may be as-
signed or required by the Board of
County Commissioners, County
Coordinator, and/or Director of
Public Works. Qualifications in-
clude knowledge of solid waste/re-
cycling principles, laws and regula-
tions relating to landfill and solid
waste disposal, knowledge of prac-
tices of supervision, methods of
compiling, organizing, and analyz-
ing data, knowledge of basic com-
puter and internet- skills, ability to
implement employee safety pro-
grams, ability to prioritize work-
load, ability to communicate effec-
tively, ability to use problem solv-
ing techniques, Must have valid
driver's license, ability. Bachelor's.
Degree preferred and 5 years mini-
mum administrative and superviso-
ry experience required. Applica-
tions and job description may be
picked up from the Madison Coun-
ty Board of County Commissioners
Administrative Office located in
the Court House Annex, 229 SW
Pinckney Street, Room 219, Madi-
son, Florida. For further questions
please contact Allen Cherry, Coun-
ty Coordinator at (850) 973-3179.
Application deadline is Monday,
August 14, 2006 @ 5:00 P.M.
Madison County is an Equal Op-
portunity Employer and a Drug
Free Workplace.

MH/Criminology, organizational
skills & experience a must.
Fax resume to'386-755-1486
Repair & Maintenance
Opening for a general purpose re-
pair and maintenance person. Full
Time, we guarantee 40 hours. Must
be qualified in painting, some car-
pentry work along with miscella-
neous jobs. Must have a good dri-
ving record, be reliable and trust-
worthy. Pay rate $8.50 $12 per
hour plus vacation and holiday pay.
We have a drug free work place.
Apply at Ware Oil & Supply Co.
2715 S. Byron Butler Parkway, Per-
ry, FL. 32348

Pulishinlg, n
Person Needed For
Advertising Sales at:
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Does a fast-paced career with
a growing newspaper group
spark your interest? Do you
enjoy customer contact, both
in person and over the
phone? Then, it's a safe bet
you will enjoy this job. We're
fun,: we're busy and work
best under pressure. If that
sounds like you, please. fax
your resume to Emerald at:
850-973-4121 or apply in
person at the office on Hwy
53 South.
Please, if you're not sure
how an alarm clock works or
you average more than three
dramatic incidents per week
in your life, or simply only.
work because you're bored,
then please do not apply.
Holiday Inn Express
Now Hiring
Maintenance Person
Benefit. cozmpeatme pa\. Gr Tt.
working environment. Exp. a must!
Monday through Friday 8-5 850-.
973-2020 Ask for Craig or Betty.
Madison County Solid Waste/
Recycling Department

Job Title: Recycling Technician

Job Duties: This position is re-
sponsible for the collection, trans-
portation and processing of resi-
dential and commercial recyclable
material through out Madison
County. Provide preventative and
scheduled maintenance as may be
required for related equipment and
service vehicles. Will be required to
operate various pieces of equip-
ment such as a bobcat, forklift and
compactor trailer. Provide supervi-
sion and training of County In-
mates (Trustees). Individual job re-
lated skills and techniques will ap-
ply to each specific job duty as out-
lined by the Recycling Technician
job description.

Minimum Qualifications: -High
School Diploma or its equivalent

-Valid Commercial Driver's Li-
cense Class B with Air brake en-
dorsement p1rferred.

-Ability to -learn solid_waste/recy-
cling principles andpractices.

-Ability to follow written and oral
instructions as well as establish and
maintain effective working rela-

Closing Date: Friday, August 11,
2006 at 5:00 p.m.

For More Information Contact:
Madison County Solid Waste/Re-
cycling Dept. 850-973-2611

Monticello Christian Academy is
now hiring for the following posi-
tions: Administrator, Teachers and
Janitor. Please call (850) 997-6048.
Help Wanted: Get paid for refer-
ring people 18 or older that want a
Major Bank credit card. You get
paid a percentage of all their pur-
chases. Send name and phone num-
ber to: Tywana Arnold, 147 SW
Owendale Ave. Greenville, FL.
Air conditioning refrigeration ser-
vice technician to maintain compa-
ny systems is needed. Electrical
knowledge is necessary. Trans-
portation and tools are furnished
and a guaranteed 40 hours. Paid
vacation; holidays, sick leave and
health insurance are provided.
Salary is $12-$20 per hour depend-
ing upon qualifications. Call.1-800-
487-5428 ext. 404 and leave mes-

sage or fax resume to 850-584-

date will be responsible for but not
limited to delivering propane to our
customers. Requirements include a
high school diploma (or equiva-
lent), a valid CDL with hazmat and
tanker endorsements, a great dri-
ving record and satisfactory com-
pletion of a DOT physical, drug test
and background check. We offer
competitive wages, medical & den-
tal benefits, 401K savings plan and
liberal vacation & holiday policy.
Drug free work environment. EOE.
Please fax resumes: Attention:
SSM (850) 973-2254. ,
$$ AVON $$
Be your own Boss!
Earn 50%
Sell $500, earn $250
Starter Kit is only $10
Call Dorothy 973-3153
Beginning In
September 2006
Classified Rates Will Increase
From $10 to $12.
Ads Will Also Be Placed On
The Internet

Did you know...

You can email your ads to

You can place your ads online
at www.greenepublishing.com

That your classified ad is also
placed on the World Wide Web
tree of charge?

That all Major credit cards are

That ads can be placed over
the telephone?

That 20 words or less costs
only $10?

That we also run specials on
different classified categories
throughout the year as low as

FREE prep classes
. M-TH: 8:30am-12:30pm @ NFCC
* Tues: 5-9pm @ NFCC
* T/TH: 6-9pm @ Madison Rec. Cntr.

I 973-1629

Lake front. gorgeous pnvate set-
ling. 2 bedroom;, 2 bath; no pers.
1%ater and l.i'n maintenance in-
cluded. One 'ear lease $800
month. $7j00 deposit Aa lable
September. b50-973-3')25

Oh M'. Come on over and Bu\!
We are cleaning house!
Giganiic Yard sale
iLS all gotta Go!
AF.pliance'. lMircr.Tai 'e.s,
Decorator Access.Trie,'
Furrmurre, Bed Cjrpe. Paneling
lu _[ t ,o ta rt .iih h
Look for the Giant Yellov
Suipped Tent at
L'Uniersit3 Homes
2524 ,\e't Tennessee Street
'Tallaha.- ee, FL
85i -576-2104 or

"All shook up"

About what to do with

?J everything your little

S"teddy bear' has outgrown?

Sell them in



the classified and

watch them

rock -n- roll

their way out the door.

Call Susan Today! 973-4141
T1 1 I -I III II I I I I 1 [ I IN e' i

Going On A Business Trip Or Vacation? I

Keep Your Pet In Their Home Environment! I
-Professional Pet Sitting In Your Home-

For the times when you have to Other Services Available
be away from your furry family Check Mail
members, you don't need to Lights
worry. Our Staff will treat your Water Plants
animal just as you do. We give Multiple Visits
you peace of mind while you're Check Gates/Fences
separated from your best friend. Custom Services Upon Request

Basic one time feed and water with walk/play $10
.2 5 mileage charge.
References Available

Call Critter Sitter Today 850-948-5097

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We dne'sdav.Au,-uhst 9, 2006


Madison County Carrier 15A

_______________LEGAL$__LEGAL$_LEGAL$_____ 1

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: The District Board of Trustees of North Florida
Community College will hold its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, August 15, 2006 at
5:30 p.m. in the NFCC Student Center Lakeside Room, NFCC, 325 NW Turner Davis
Dr., Madison, FL. A copy of the agenda may be obtained by writing: NFCC, Office of
the President, 325 NW Turner Davis Dr., Madison, FL 32340. For disability-related ac-
commodations, contact the NFCC Office of College Advancement, 850-973-1653. NFCC
is an equal access/equal opportunity employer.

8/9 po-7112.

RFP: Professional Consulting Services for Architectural/Engindering Services

-Pursuant to Florida Statutes Chapter 287.055 (Consultant's .Competitive Negotiations
Act) the North Florida Community College Board of Trustees invites qualified profes-
sional consulting firms to submit not later than 2:00 p.m., August 28,2006, five (5) copies
of the following documents to Mr. Dale Hackle, Director of Physical Plant, 325 NW Turn-
er Davis Drive, Madison, FL 32340. For information: 850-973-1616 or,

1. Letter of Interest.
2. Statement of Qualifications
a) Current GSA Standard Form 254
b) Current GSA Form 255.
3. (Corporations only), a copy of the current Corporate Certification showing valida-
tion date and the designation of professional or professionals qualifying the corporation
to practice architecture.
4. Certificate of Insurance, verifying professional liability insurance in the amount of
5. A copy of the applicant's current Professional Registration Certification from the
appropriate governing board. An applicant must be properly registered at the time of
application to practice architecture/engineering in the State of Florida.
6. Sworn Statement under Section 287.133(3)(a), Florida Statutes, on Public Entity
7. Statement of Minority Business or Small Business designation, if any.

The architect/engineer shall provide professional services for: Project A; Re-
modeling of the old Science Building for use as a Developmental Education Laboratory
Suite, and as Math Classrooms; and Remodeling Science and Math Annex as Audiovisu-
al Facilities. The budget for this project is $4,107,448.
The College reserves the right to refuse all proposals, award projects as a
whole, or in the combination which best suits the needs of the College.
Address proposals to Mr. Dale Hackle, marked as follows: Project A, Pro-
posal for Architectural/Engineering Services, Name of Firm, Address of Firm, City, State,
Zip Code.
NFCC is an equal access/equal opportunity institution. '.

8/9 j
81. .....

5x10 10x10 10x20
Store & Office Space
Various Sizes
Hwy 53 South of Madison
P.O. Box 427 Madison, FL 32341
(850) 973-4004

RFP: Construction Management Services

The North Floridi Community College Board of Trustees invites qualified
professional construction management firms to submit not later than 2:00 p.m. on Au-
gust 28, 2006, five (5) copies of the following documents to Mr. Dale Hackle, Director of
Physical Plant, 325 NW Turner Davis Drive, Madison, FL 32340. For information, 850-
973-1616 or email hackled@nfcc.edu.

1. Company history, structure, personnel, licenses, and experience.
2. Related projects similar in scope or amount completed by the company.
3. Financial information such as balance sheet and statement of operations.
4. Project management, scheduling and cost control systems the company uses for
similar projects.
5. Proposed minority business involvement in the project.
6. Cost control and value engineering techniques..
7. Description of litigation, major disputes, contract defaults and liens in the last five
(5) years.
8. References.

For consideration to provide Construction Management Services for:
Project A: Remodeling of the old Science Building for use as a Developmental.Education
Laboratory Suite, aind as Math Classrooms; and Remodeling Science and Math Annex as
Audiovisual Facilities. The budget for this project is $4,107,448.
The College reserves the right to refuse all proposals, award projects as a
whole, or in the combination which best suits the needs of the College.
The proposals shall be addressed to Mr. Dale Hackle and shall be marked:
Project A, Proposal for Construction Management Services, Name of Firm, Address of
Firm, City, State, Zip Code.
NFCC is an equal access/equal opportunity institution.



Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Madison County,

Florida will be accepting sealed bids for the following:
Replacement of the Roof on Precinct 11 Voting Building--Bid #FY2006-06

Sdakld bid. ma, bt ubmirted if, the Board of County Comnmissioners by depositing same
ilh Mr. \lltn Chetrr. Counr) Coordinator. at his'office in the Madison County Court-
haue \noi\. Room 21'). 229) S Pinckney irtil. MNadikon. Florida 32341) or Poi. Office
Buo 539, IMadikon, Florida 32341, anslime prior to S:iM p.m. on Monda%, \uuusI 28.
OPENED OR CONSIDERED. Sealed bids must be clearly marked as a sealed bid and
the bid number must be printed in the front of the envelope.


The County reserves the right to reject any and all bids for any or no reason and waive
any technical defects in the bid process that do not affect the substance of the bid.

Bids will be opened at 9:00 a.m. on Tu,daj. \ugust 29, 2011006 aler which. all bids.uill be
atailabit lor public inspection. Aard bh the Board of Counri Commisionurs i, iiched-
ukd for \ednrsda.\. September 6. 20010 and all vendors will be notified in writing of the
'uccisl'ul bidder.

8/4,8/9.8/11i '


Under the Authority of the Self-Servicing Storage Facility, Act, Section 83.805 the de-
scribed below has been seized for nonpayment of rent and other accrued expenses. Prop-
erty consists primarily of household goods in units rented by: Delores Akins, Shaqqan-
dra Davis, Constance D. Johnson and Ivan Johnson. The property will be sold at auction
to the highest bidder as provided by the Self-Storage Facility Act, Section 83.806. The sale
will be held Saturday, August 19, 2006 at 9:00 A.M., at the Madison Mini Storage, 1098
East U. S. 90, in Madison, Florida. For further information call 971-5744.

8/9. 8/11

CASE NO. 2006-66-CP





The administration of the estate of MARY KENT SPAULDING, deceased,
whose date of death was May 22, 2006; is pending in the Circuit Court for Madison County,
Florida, Probate Division; File Number 2006-66-CP; the names and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the Decedent and other persons, who have claims or demands
against Decedent's estate, Including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, and who
have been served a copy of this notice, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE
All other creditors of the Decedent and other persons who have- claims or,
demands against the Decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated
claims, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE

Attorney for Personal Representaride"

/s/ Clay A. Schntker
Clay A. Schnitker
Fla Bar No349143
Dasis, Schnlaker. Reeves & Browning, P.A.
Post Office Draier 652
Madison, 'Florida 32341
(850) 97 4186
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