Madison County carrier
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00067855/00031
 Material Information
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: November 8, 2006
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Madison (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Madison County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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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Holding Location: University of Florida
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System ID: UF00067855:00031

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Madison County Health
Department Adds
Seven New Employees
Page 9A

Page 2B

High Speed Chase Through Town, Man Arrested

By Janet Schrader
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Around 7 p.m. Sunday, November 5,
Michael Shane Smithie allegedly passed
Deputy Kevin Odom going 101 mph on
Hwy. 90 heading %\est. according to Odom's
report. In Odom's arrest report, he said he
took off chasing Smithie at a high rate of
speed for three or four miles. Smithie then

hooked a U-turn on a hill and headed back
toward the east on Hwy. 90. Odom followed.
When Smithie pulled over and got out of his
car, Odom approached Smithie and noticed a
strong smell of alcohol.
According to Odom's report, he then
proceeded to look inside Smithie's vehicle
and saw a McDonald's cup. He opened the
lid and smelled more alcohol. On the floor

of the car was a 1.75 liter bottle of Evan
Williams whiskey only one quarter full.
Smithie refused the breathalizer test, but
was booked on a DUI because of the evi-
dence found inside the car and Odom's ob-
servations. Smithie was also arrested for
fleeing and attempting to elude, refusal to
submit and reckless driving. Smithie was

glary of an occu-
pied structure.
Smithie's bond
was set at $5,000
for the violation
of parole .and
$590 for the
reckless driving

also booked on a parole violation for bur- *charge.


Man Arrested

On Drug Charges
By Jacob'Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
A man was arrested on Tuesday, Oc-
tober 24, on drug charges and for driving
While his license was suspended.
According to a Madison County
Sheriff's Office report, Cpl. Mike Mau-
rice of the Interstate Criminal Enforce-
rnent (ICE) Unit was working traffic on
Interstate 10 when he stopped a 2002
'Chevrolet four-door, driven by Cody Jack
Hawkins, of Jacksonville, for multiple
traffic violations.
; While issuing the citations, Maurice
)eamed through dispatch that Hawkins'
,drivers license had been suspended and
that Hawkins was wanted on two counts
~of fraud in New Mexico.
During a search of Hawkins' vehi-
cle, three-and-a-half grams of suspected
Please See Man Arrested, Page 10A

Pilgrim 's Pride

Extends Deadline

To. Purchase

Gold Kist Stock
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation has ex-
tended its tender offer to purchase all of
the outstanding shares of Gold Kist Inc.
common stock for $20 per share in cash
antil 5 p.m. on November 29. The offer
was set to expire last Friday.
Gold Kist's stock price, on average,
has been approximately 50 precent of the
Pilgrim's Pride stock price since Gold
Kist's initial public offering in 2004.
As of midnight on October 27, a total
of approximately 16.84 million shares (or
approximately 33 percent) of Gold Kist
Please See Gold Kist, Page 10A

9-1-1 Addresses

Still Needed For

Ambulance And

Law Officer Response
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
There are still people who haven't
registered their new GIS 9-1-1 numbers
with the county and it might delay an am-
bulance or a law officer responding to
their address in case of an emergency.
Robin Henderson, who works at the
GIS 9-1-1 office said that the people need
to get their forms filled out and return
them to Vicki Brown, who works with
Emergency Management. The Emer-
gency Operations Center is located on the
second floor of the jail building. The
number to call is 973-3698.
One thing Henderson warns is that
when the people fill out their forms, if
they have a post office box where they re-
ceive their bills, they do not need to send
the forms to the post office because mail
service to their boxes might halt.

,"' Don't Miss The

- Election Results

S In Friday's

Enterprise- "


Troy. Platt Wins Two Categories

In 2006 Southeastern Hay Contest
By Janet Schrader
Greene Publishing, Inc. "
Judging for the 2006 Southeastern Hay Contest
occurred at the Ag Expo in Moultrie, Ga. two weeks
ago. Troy Platt, a local Madison forage farmer re- f
ceived first place awards for two categories. Platt -
placed first in the Grass Baleage category and first in t
the Legume Baleage category. Platt also picked up a
third in grass baleage and another third in legume
Madison had sew eral other farmers that did well.
Richard Cone placed second in Legume Hay and sec
*ond in Legume Baleage. Hudson Farms placed third r
in Legume Baleage.
The contest received almost 200 _arnple_ from
Alabama, Georgia, Florida and South Carolina. That (Greene Publishing Inc. Photo by Janet Schrader)
was 50 percent more than last year. According to the Harold Platt and his son Troy Plait win big South-
judges from Auburn University and Clemson Univer- eastern Hay Contest in two different divisions. The
sity, UF and the University of Georgia, the samples Platts farm over 3,000 acres in Madison County most-
this year had a much higher nutrient content than pre- ly in cattle and hay.
vious year's samples.
The hay is judged on RFQ, relative forage quality. RFQ standards were developed by the University of Wisconsin
to predict the fiber digestibility and animal intake of harvested crops. Unfortunately, UW's equations did not apply to
warn season forages like Bermuda grass, Bahaia gras 0or pei ennil3 peanut. New RFQ standards were developed in 2003
from hundreds of samples of these '':u11-seas,'n grsxes CuLIrrently, all forge sample re'ultis from the UG.4 Feed and
Forage Testing Lab in Athens contain an estimate of RFQ. This is one easy to interpret number that improves the un-
derstanding of a forage's quality and helps establish fair-market value for the product.
Cattle producers looking for hay for their stock can review the RFQ numbers and buy hay that's just right for their
animals. Hay with an RFQ number of 115-130 can be fed to maintain beef-cow pairs. Hay with an RFQ of 125-150 is
good for stocker cattle or growing replacement heifers. Hay with an RFQ of 140-160 is good for dairy cows in the first
three months of lactation. The RFQ numbers could also help with grading hay. For example, hay with an RFQ of 155
could be labeled as "Premium" hay. Hay with an RFQ of 105, could be considered "Fair. This kind of simple system
could allow producers to price hay consistently and fairly.

Alvin Swilley Deployed To Iraq

Sgt. Alvin D. Swilley, son of
Nancy Williams of Madison and Fer-
ris Swilley, Jr. of Fayetteville, North
Carolina, was deployed to Baghdad,
Iraq on October 31, 2006 for his sec-
ond tour.
He is the grandson of Mr. and
Mrs. Julius (Buddy) Jackson and Mr.
and Mrs. Ferris Swilley, Sr. of Madi-
He is a 1990 graduate of Madi-,

son County High School. He has served as
an active member of the U.S. Military for
12 years and is dedicated to serving his
He and his family, wife Angela and
daughters Camisha and Allyson Swilley
live in Fort hood, Texas.
With his strong belief in God and the
prayers of everyone, we hope that Sgt.
Alvin and all of the other dedicated sol-
diers win this battle and come home safe,

Madison County School Board Employees

Raise Money For McHargue Benefit
By Jessalyn Covell Gladney Cherry and Jodi What was the special
Greene Publishing, Inc. Price dressed up in costume occasion? The ladies were
On Tuesday, October and helped serve Madison serving to help raise money
31, Madison County County citizens dinner at for Debbie McHargue who
Schools Superintendent O'Toole's One Eleven Grill is in need of a liver trans-
Lou Miller, Julia Waldrep, on Halloween night. plant. The fundraiser raised
rm I _ I _m _ -__ .... $200.

m-iOriaa introduces

New Technology To

Help Track Offenders
Florida Department of Law Enforcement Comnnis-
sioner Gerald Bailey and Florida Department of Correc-
tions Secretary Jim McDonough announced .on Monday
the launch of new Rapid ID technology in Florida's proba-
tion and sheriff's offices. The system enables officers to
biometrically confirm the identity of offenders who are re-
quired to report in by matching them to criminal history in-
formation already on file in the state. The Rapid ID system
is a new function of FALCON, FDLE's Integrated Crimi-
nal History System.
The Rapid ID system utilizes small fingerprint capture
devices which allow officers to validate a subject's identi-
ty using a single fingerprint image from the subject and a
Florida criminal history State Identification Number. Offi-
cers can also search for a subject's identity using two of the
subject's fingerprint images and no other identifying
Please See Offenders, Page 10A

The funds raised from
the fundraiser and from a
Bank of America account
set up for McHargue will be
used to help the family with
travel expenses, as well as
medical expenses. McHar-
gue has already taken five
trips to the hospital and she
can no longer walk.
Owner of One Eleven
Grill, Pam O'Toole stated,
"It was fun, it was such
short notice, but we decided
to be open to the public on
Halloween night to help
raise money for someone
who is in need. We thought
it would be nice to do
something for the neighbor-
hood. "
McHargue and her hus-
band of 35 years, Ed, have

Ed and Debbie McHargue
two daughters, Shannon
Curtis and Lindsey McHar-
gue, and two grandchildren.
Thank you for all who
helped support the McHar-
gue family and who are
continuing to help them in
their time of need.
Anyone who would
like to donate to the
McHargue family can do so
by making a deposit into a
funds account that has been
set up at the Bank of Amer-
ica for her. Any donation,
small or large is greatly ac-
cepted and very much ap-

Ginger Jarvis

Recovering Well

From Surgery
By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Approximately one month
ago, Ginger Jarvis of Madi-
son, an
1 1 th-
teacher at .
Madison j -
County i
H'i g h
a n d
columnist for Greene Publish-
ing, Inc. was hospitalized at
Madison County Memorial
Hospital (MCMH). After not
getting any better in a month's
time, she was transported to
Tallahassee Memorial Hospi-
tal (TMH).
Her doctor informed her
that her kidne. was severely
infected and she needed to
have the kidney removed.
On Monday, November 6,
Jarvis underwent surgery and
is recovering well. She is ex-
pected to be back at her home
in Madison in approximately
five days.
Jarvis stated, "I appreciate
all of the concern that every-
one has shown to me. It just
amazes me that so many peo-
ple in the community are con-
cerned and are praying for me.
All of the support has been so
wonderful. I am so very thank-
ful to everyone who has done
anything for me."
, Her daugther, Mary Call-
away said, "Her surgery went
great. She came out of surgery
very well and is on the road to
*Please See Ginger Jarvis,
Page 10A








3 Sections, 32 Pages
Around Madison Co........5-7A
Community Calendar..........5A
Crime.... ...... ..... 4A
Editorial......................... 2-3A
Football Contest.................4B
Health............................ 8-9A
Home Improvement.......... 10B
Legals........................ 9B
School............................ 5-7B
Sports............................... -3B

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2A Madison County Carrier www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, November 8, 2006


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

Don't Look For A Miracle In Madison
The Editor: Night Fighter Sad, and he was to be a Transport Flight Offi
A gambling syndicate, much like Smithfield or Zelpherhill, left Florida and moved into a Bird) as CO-pilot. Tyrone had 2 silver Bars and lived off bas
small eastern County in North Carolina,.with hopes of making it Big and perhaps bring a lot of Street in Morehead City about 15-20 miles away. I had one
Jobs to that struggling coastal community. Unlike the above, however,.their merchandise was not Dallas hut with 7 other horny marines.
consumer commodities, but for the Dogs.. .literary...I will explain. Evans Street began at the old City Hospital downtown
The time was W.W. II, Cherry Point MCAS had just been commissioned just 6 months after way west along Bouge Sound past the entrance to Atlantic B(
.Pearl Harbor and was soon to become the Marine Corps largest Air Station, also soon to become per Club and Highway Patrol Sta. where the soon to be "DOG
my home after San Diego "Boot Camp" 1943 PLT 531, but first I would be sent to NAS Norman tory.
6KLA. For advanced Aviation training. Their first year in operation, earned Carteret County a bi
Tyrone Power (the actor) arrived at C.P. several months after I had been activated into a F6F well needed Hospital and then a Shopping Center, all of this
Tyrone and his wife went back to Calif. After the war ai
Reorganization Of TDC Must. Stay cause his life was cut short. He would be 45 in 1958.
Don't look for a miracle such as above to.happen in Ma
* many big shots OR "CHIEFS" with deep pockets and not en
Within Florida Statutes Compliance mand run....HELLO WALMART! What's COOKING???
The composition, membership qualifications, responsibilities and duties of all Florida
Tourism Development Council's are defined by.Florida Statute 125.0104 (see Section VII, Pages J. Erwii
1 12).
The Madison County Tourist Development Council is a public body, created by referendum
of the electors. Madison County is one of 40+ Florida counties whose people elected to have a Pojjll llllllpllpl ,- pp-l
Tourist Development Council (TDC); a joining of private and public sector effort to assist in de- I ll.1 1 "l
velopment of a tourism economy.MO Sl nn/mT1 rO U R 17
The Madison County TDQC is an advisory board to the Board of County Commissioners li MlS
(F.S.125.0104(4e), which appoints its nine members. Six of the Council's nine members mousht rep- M r'
resent the TDC taxing districts and be actively engaged in tourism marketing through ownership 1ihs
or managerial operation .of a tourism-dependent business..The three'other elected municipal offi- M N E IG H B O R
cials fill the remaining three seats to represent the interests of the public sector. -
The reorganization of the council would have to be in compliance \ ith Florida Statures. -.
Sincere. Family: Husband, Mark; one son, / ..
SMike Demine : Jeremiah; and one niece Amy Barber
S.Reside: Madison
S B a-V I Occupation: Madison -County .
Local businesses P y Road Department
Spare time: Fishing, spending
NONtE Of Tihe Bed Tax iWe ith family and taking beach
Favorite season: Fall
I was amazed when I read in the Friday November 3, 2006 Enterprise-Recorder (Page 21A) Favorite college football team: .
"Pike indicated that there are five businesses" (Hotels, Motels and Bed and Breakfasts) "paying FSU
$80,000 in bed taxes for Madison County." SU
I was a member of the original Tourist Development Board and when I checked todd\ I found Favorite place to travel: Travel-
that the law. has not changed since the inception of our local, Board. The local busine_ es pay in 'around'to see fnii '
NONE of the bed tax. They only collect it from the traveling tourist, forward.it to Tallahassee and i K
then the money is distributed back to the county.
Elmer C. Spear EN
_s S/

HINT #11
Packing material
for moving

cer flying mostly the C-47 (Gooney
se with his wife, Annabella on Evans
stripe and li ed in the flightline in a
near the waterfront and wormed its
each and near the Blue Ribbon Sup-
3 TRACK" would begin making His-
rand new EVANS Street, after that a
in the vicinity of the Dog Track.
id I doubt if they ever revisited, be-
dison County..the Bottle Co. has too
ough Indians and Smithfield has cut

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Veterans' Day Program

: Planned For Saturday
By Oliver Bradley
The Madison County Veterans' Service Office and local ser-
vice organizations will be having a Veterans' Day Program, hon-
oring America's and Madison County Veterans, on Saturday, No-
vember 11th at 11am in the.Four Freedoms City Park, in down-
town Madison.
The program will feature, patriotic music, reading of the
Veterans Day Proclamation, signed by Governor Jeb Bush, and
his Cabinet Members, local greetings, and a special tribute to all
veterans and their families.
We would like for the community to come out show their
support and honor the men and women who have served our
country in the Armed Forces during the time of war and peace.
Veterans Day, as we know it today, began as a concurrent
resolution (44 Stat. 1982) by congress on June 4, 1926. It was
America's official recognition of the end of World War I, the
world's first modem global conflict.
In May of 1938, the celebration of November 11, Armistice
Day, as a legal American Holiday was formally approved (52
Stat. 351;5 U. S. Code,, Sec. 87a) Armistice Day was a day set
aside to honor veterans of World War I.
But in 1954, with the sacrifices of World War II and Korea
still fresh in the nation's mind, the 83rd congress, at the urging
of the veterans' service organizations, amended 1938 to expand
the focus of Armistice Day to celebrate theAmerican warriors of
all generations. With the approval of the legislation (Public Law
380 on June 1, 1954) November 11th became a day to honor
American veterans of all wars. Later that same year on October
s 8th, President Dwight D. Eisenhower, issued the first Veterans
,Day Proclamation.
The-Uniforms Holiday Bill (Public Law 90-363 (82 Stat.
250) was signed on June 28, 1968, and was intended to ensure
,.three-day weekends for Federal employees by celebrating four
.(4) national holidays on Mlondays -- Washington's Birthday,
'.Memorial Day, Veterans Day and Columbus Day. It was though
'that these extended weekends would encourage travel, recre-
Sational and cultural activities and,stimulate greater industrial and
'commercial production. The first Veterans Day under the new
>law was observed with much confusion on October 25, 1971.
i? Itquickly became apparent that the commemoration of this
day was a matter of historic and patriotic significance to a great
number of our citizens. On September 20, 1975, President Ger-
t*ald R. Ford signed Public Law 94-97 (89 Stat. 479) which re-
turned the-annual observance of Veterans Day to its original
date of November 11, The celebration of Veterans Day, returned
fto November 11, beginning in 1978, and has remained there
^ The observance of Veterans Day helps preserve in the
'hearts and lives of all American citizens the spirit of patriotism
. the love of country, and the willingness to serve and sacrifice
for thie ciibn good. It's observance on November 11, add to
' the recipe a valuable sense of tradition to the citizens of our
Sreat nation.
; Families who have other family members currently serving
in the Armed Forces, will be recognized during this Veterans
Day Celebration Program. For more information please contact
Oliver Bradley, Madison County Veterans Service Officer at
973-3208 or 464-1322.

From The Mouths

Of Babes......
, A little girl, dressed in her Sunday best, was running as fast
' as she could, trying not to be late for Bible class. As she ran, she
,prayed, "Dear Lord, please don't let me be late! Dear Lord,
,,please don't let me be late!"
V While she was running and praying, she tripped on a curb
'and fell, getting her.clothes dirty and tearing her dress. She got
rup, brushed herself off, and started running again.
Z As she ran she once again began to pray, "Dear Lord, please
don't let me be late...But please don't shove me either!"

*. Three boys are in the school yard bragging about their fa-
thers. The first boy says, "My Dad scribbles a few words on a
'piece of paper, he calls it a poem, they give him $50."
The second boy says, "That's nothing. My Dad scribbles a
"few words on a piece of paper,'he calls it a song, they give him
The third boy says, "I got you both beat. My Dad scribbles
Sa few words on a piece of paper, he calls it a sermon, and it takes
Eight people to collect all the money!"

S A Sunday school teacher was discussing the Ten Com-
Smandments with her five and six year olds. After explaining the
Commandment to "Honor thy father and thy mother," she asked
"Is there a commandment that teaches us how to treat our broth-
ers and sisters?" Without missing a beat, one little boy answered,
S"Thou shall not kill."


Green Tree Servicing -v- Issac and Shelly House Con-
Wachovia Bank -v- Richard L. Kenda Contracts
Eric Acres -v- State of Florida Other Civil
Takeia HRSFC Davis & DOR -v- Cedric Davis Other Do-
Elizabeth Kervin & DOR -v- Wilford Rutherford Support
Tonisha Miller & DOR -v- Thomas Miller Support
Brandi Baggett & DOR -v- Gerardo Brona Other Domes-
Terry Kinard & DOR -v- Russell Wiggins Other Domes-
Shirley Scott -v- Kelly Lineberry Domestic Injunction
Taryen L. Williams -v- Julie Mae Williams Dissolution of
VeEtta Hagan-Smith -v- Jimmy L. Smith, Jr. Dissolution
of Marriage

Meet Your...

Name: Amanda Coe
Family: Husband Mike Coe and two sons,
Zacary, five-years-old and Brayden, 10-
Residence: Madison
Title: Secretary
Main responsibility: Answering phones
Spare time: Spending time with family and
doing school work as an online Education major at the Uni-
versity of West Florida

Name: Shawnee Jones
Family: Husband, Larcedious; one son,
Larcedious; and one daughter, Jamaiya
Residence: Madison
Title: Secretary
Main responsibility: Administration
Spare time: Working around my house and
spending time with family.
Name: Willie Williams

k Family: Four children and four grandchil-

Residence: Nladison
Title: Assistant Principal
S Main responsibility: Student achievement
., Spare time: Watching sports
Name: Jack McClellan .4,
Family: ll- e.ur-old son, Ian'and six-year-
old daughter Bailey
Residence: Madison
Title: Assistant Principal
Main responsibility: Ensuring student
safety and smooth running of the,school
Spare time: Reading, jogging, working
around the house and attending college online at Nova South-
eastern University
Name: Evelyn Chancey
i Family: Husband, Marion, son Jim, daugh-
ter Cathy and five grandchildren
A.I Residence: Madison
'- Title: Principal's secretary
Main responsibility: Payroll
Spare time: Riding four-wheelers

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Established 1964
A weekly newspaper [USPS 324 800] designed for the express
reading pleasures of the people of its circulation area, be they past, pre-
sent or future residents.
Published weekly by Greene Publishing, Inc., 1695 South State
Road 53, Madison, Florida 32340. Periodicals postage PAID at the Post
Office in Madison, Florida 32340.
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This newspaper reserves the right to reject any advertisement, news
matter, or subscriptions that, in the opinion of the management, will not
be for the best interest of the county and/or the owners of this newspaper,
and to investigate any advertisement submitted.
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beyond said deadline.


rivtue ioulnn -uiulen, iII I 1, .
Veterans Day, November 11 falls on the coming weekend.
It began as Armistice Day many years ago to commemorate the
end of World War I when fighting ceased on the 11th hour of the
11th day of the 11th month in 1918. This terribly destructive
conflict was supposed to be "the war that ends all war." It did-
n't turn out that way, did it?
Doughboy was the term used to describe the two million
Americans that traveled across the Atlantic in 1917-18 to turn
the tide of the Great War. My dictionary defines doughboy as
synonymous with infantryman which indeed described nearly
all of our soldiers and marines who went to fight in Europe. Let
me tell you about one such doughboy.
John Holdren was born in Springhill, Kansas in 1886, the
last of nine children born to William and Louisa. He enlisted in
the Kansas National Guard at the age of 30 onl August 5, 1917.
The civilian occupation on his enlistment papers state that he is
a bookkeeper and that his drafted occupation is bugler. He lists
his marital status as single but in fact, he had mni ried Katherine
Bromley about two weeks before enlisting.
Katherine stayed behind in Independence, Kansas with
John's older brother Joe (newly appointed District Judge) and
his family wife June and daughters Josephine and Frances.
Katherine or Kitty took primary responsibility for raising baby
Frances who had just reached her first birthday. About thirty
years later, Frances would become my Mother. Little Frances
gave John the nickname "Nunkie" because she couldn't pro-
nounce uncle; he carried it with him for the remainder of his
John's discharge certificate from the Army is a remarkable
document which details his World War I experience. Private
First Class Holdren left the United States for Europe on No-
vember 19, 1917 and would be gone for nearly two years. He
participated in some of America's most significant battles in
1918 including: Vosges, August 27 -September 2; St. Mihiel,
September 11-18:. Argonne Forest, September 4 October 18;
and Woevre October 18 November 11 which coincided with
the armistice. He was not wounded and was discharged in
"good" condition (more on that later). He was subsequently
awarded the Meuse-Argonne Victory Medal and two gold war
service chevrons.
In two post-war letters written from Bussey, France near
Verdun to my Grandmother, he reveals some of the travails of
Army life. On January 29, 1919, he writes that his unit may
soon be moved to the coast for transport home. Of his first
I home cooked meal in two years, he warns his sister-in-law not
to "cook anything with has tomatoes, dried peaches, prunes, or
pink beans in it." Recently they supplemented their diet by
killing three wild hogs that frequent the woods in northeastern
France. On February 21 he writes again from Bussey and men-
tions the devastating Spanish Flu epidemic that is spreading
through the army and being carried back to their homes by re-
turning soldiers "I was astonished to read of so many deaths
up around Springhill." He mentions the tendency of many vet-
erans to inflate their war record some things never change.
Nunkie returned to the United States on June 18, 1919. He
was discharged at Camp Funston, Kansas and paid $88.71
which included train fare to return to Independence and his fam-
ily. I'm sure it was a joyous reunion. He subsequently applied
for several war bonuses, the most important being $695 paid in
1923 by the Kansas Veterans Compensation Board. That may
have been for the left arm he lost at the shoulder as a result of
radiation treatment for a keloid tumor. Radiation therapy was in
the experimental stage in 1919 and the army doctors simply
overdid it. Today, I suppose the trial lawyers would have a field
day suing for this type of error.
Reunited at last, John and Kitty moved west to California in
1925. They never had any children of their own but lived a hap-
py life together. A generation later, John was an officer in his
local American Legion post and devoted many volunteer hours
to assist the young soldiers who would fight World War II. John
died of cancer in 1965 and his beloved Kitty, about 20 years lat-
er. They rest beside each other in a Lancaster cemetery.
When America entered World War I on the side of the Al-
lies, the war in Europe had been raging for nearly three years
and both sides were literally bled white. The infusion of Amer-
ican manpower turned the tide of the war by late 1918 and hand-
ed victory to the Allies. One of those young men was John Hol-
dren and this is his story.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2006;


Tallahassee Man Arrested For Possession C

Attorney General Charlie Crist announced that a Leon
County man was arrested on multiple charges of possession of
child pornography. Investigators with Crist's Child Predator Cy-
berCrime Unit discovered John Edward O'Reilly, Jr.'s collec-
tion of pornographic images of children during an undercover
online investigation.
O'Reilly, 24, placed pornographic images on the internet,
where they were discovered by a CyberCrime investigator who
was able to trace them back to O'Reilly. A search warrant was
executed at O'Reilly's Tallahassee residence yesterday and his
computer was seized, along with numerous images and videos
of child pornography. O'Reilly was arrested by officers with
Crist's CyberCrime Unit, the Florida Department of Law En-
forcement and the Leon County Sheriff's Office.

"Every time an image of child pornography is viewed or
sent to another person, the heinous exploitation of the victim is
repeated," said Crist. "Nothing is more important than keeping
our children safe."
Law enforcement officers executing the search warrant ver-
ified that O'Reilly's computer contained images and videos of
child pornography. O'Reilly admitted that he knowingly pos-
sessed the pornography found on his computer. The computer
removed from the residence will undergo further forensic analy-
sis to locate possible additional pornographic images or videos
of children. The images and videos found during the search war-
rant appeared to be of children as young as five or six years old
and were of a graphic sexual nature.
O'Reilly is currently being held at the Leon County Jail. He

T inniu rurnugrapny
is charged with one count of promoting the sexual performance
of a child, a second-degree felony, and six counts of possession
of child pornography, a third-degree felony. If convicted on all
charges, he faces up to 45 years in prison.
The Child Predator CyberCrime Unit's mission is to protect
children from computer-facilitated sexual exploitation. The unit
does this by working cooperatively on a statewide basis with
law enforcement agencies and prosecutors to provide resources
and expertise, while preventing the spread of these crimes .
through education and community awareness.
O'Reilly's arrest is the 28th made by officers with the unit
in the one year since it was created. The CyberCrime' Unit is a
member of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
(ICAC) of North Florida.

Bronson Announces $435,000 Pot Arrest At Florida Border

Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commis-
sioner Charles H. Bronson announced the arrest of a
New Jersey man for allegedly trying to smuggle
$435,000 in marijuana out of Florida.
The arrest was made by Bronson's Office of Agri-
cultural Law Enforcement, when officers at the 1-75 In-,
terdiction Station in Hamilton -County shortly before
noon today inspected, a truck-trailer that the .suspect was
driving. While paperwork in the truck indicated that'the
vehicle was hauling furniture, a visual inspection of the
cargo determined that the truck was carrying several
boxes, where an estimated 87 pounds of high-grade mar-,

ijuana was concealed.
The suspect Juan R. Ventura, 36, of Paterson,
New Jersey was booked into the Hamilton County
Jail on charges of trafficking in marijuana, possession of
.a controlled substance and driver license related
Bronson credited the Florida Department of Law En-
forcement, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
and the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department for its
assistance in the case.
The arrest and seizure caps a busy three-and-a-half
year stretch at the department's 23 interdiction stations,

where officers have recovered an estimated $23 million
in drugs, stolen goods and contraband at the locations.
Individual seizures have included a $7 million cocaine
shipment, $600,000 in stolen medicines, 60 large-screen
televisions and a truckload of stolen computer chassis:
Designed historically to keep plant, and 'animal pests
and diseases out of Florida by inspecting the more than
10 million commercial vehicles that enter or leave the
state each year, the stations are playing an increasingly
important role in homeland security -efforts, as officers
have detained several truckloads of illegal aliens in ad-
dition to the seizure of drugs and stolen goods.


Real Crimes Committed By Dumb Criminals

A bank robber in Bumpus, Tenn., handed a teller the fol-
lowing note: "Watch out. This is a rubbery. I have an oozy trained
on your but. Dump the in a sack, this one. No die packkets or
other triks or I will tare you a new naval. No kwarter with red
stuff on them, too." Creon V.B. Smyk of the Ohio Valley Edu-
cational Council says such notes are, lamentably, the rule.
"Right across the board, we see poor pre-writing skills, problems
with omissions, tense, agreement, spelling and clarity," he
moaned. Smyk believes that the quality of robbery notes could
be improved if criminals could be taught to plan before writing.
"We have to stress organization: Make an outline of your rob-
bery note before you write it," he said. "Some of the notes get
totally sidetracked on issues like the make, model and caliber of
the gun, number of bullets, etc., until one loses sight of the main
idea -- the robbery."

After drinking a little too much, Stewart Butcher went to
sleep on a West Virginia railroad track. A while later, something
woke him-- a 15 car 'coal train. "I raised up," said Stewart, "and
it knocked me out..."

An off-duty police officer in Newark, NJ, had a pistol-
shaped cigarette lighter, which he had been using all night while
drinking at a local tavern. After many hours and drinks, he ap-
parently mistook his 32 revolver for the lighter. When he went
to light his cigarette, he shot and killed John Fazzola, who was
seated 5 stools away at the bar...

Ann Arbor: The Ann Arbor News crime column reported
that a man walked into a Burger King in Ypsilanti, Michigan at
7:50 a.m., flashed a gun and demanded cash. The clerk turned
him down because he said he couldn't open the cash register
without a food order. When the man ordered onion rings, the
clerk said they weren't available for breakfast. The man, frus-
trated, walked away.

Arizona: A company called "Guns For Hire" stages gun-
fights for Western movies, etc. One day, they received a call
from a 47-year-old woman, who wanted to have her husband
killed. She got 4-1/2 years in jail.

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Suwannee County Drug Task Force Arrests

Two For Conspiracy To Traffic Cocaine

On Thursday, October 19, Suwannee
County Sheriff's Drug Task Force arrested
Evangeline Renna Tillman, 36 and Wendel,
Jermaine Acosta, 24, both residing at 1405
NE Duval Street, Lot 20, Live Oak, Fl. Till-
man was charged with conspiracy to traffic
cocaine and possession of more than 20
grams of cannabis with intent to sell. Acosta
was charged with conspiracy to traffic co-
caine and possession of more than 20 grams
of marijuana.
The Suwannee County Drug Task Force

had obtained a search warrant for the residence
on Duval Street, signed by Judge Slaughter.
When they went to that address they found
Tillman and Acosta there. A search of the res-
idence revealed 226 grams of cannabis, 206
grams cocaine and drug paraphernalia.
Tillman and Acosta were arrested and trans-
ported to the Suwannee County Jail. The bond
for each of them was set at $20,000.00. Both .
of them were able to obtain surety bonds
through a local bonding agency and were re-,

Live Oak Man Arrested For Domestic Violence
On Sunday, October 29, Suwannee legedly struck her in the ribs with a wood-
County Sheriff's Deputy Lee Willis arrested en paddle. He also allegedly used a metal
Phillip Dywane Dowty, 37, 1675 179th cane and struck her on the right hand, caus-
Road, Live Oak, Fl. Dowty was charged i ing extensive damage. She went to Shands
with battery (domestic violence) and assault of Live Oak for treatment and they told her,.
(domestic violence). that a bone in her hand had been broken
Deputy Willis was contacted by a and might require surgery. That was when ;
woman on Sunday regarding a battery that she called the Sheriff's Office regarding
had occurred on her on Wednesday,, October the battery.
25. She told the deputy that she had gotten Deputy Willis went to Dowty's residence T
into an argument with Dowty when he be- and arrested him. After he was transported,
came angry at her about receiving a call to the Suwannee County Jail his bond was
from another family member. Dowdy al- Phillip Dywane Dowty set at $11,000.

Mayo Man Arrested For

Driving Without A License
On Thursday, October At approximately 9:25 found to be driving without a
26th, Suwannee County Sher- p.m. Deputy Greaves re- valid driver's license.
iff's Deputy Stephen Greaves ceived a call to be on the Florez was arrested and
arrested Agustin Florez, 28, lookout for Florez because he transported to the Suwannee
1230 SE Wimberly Circle, was wanted for questioning County Jail, where his- bond
Mayo, FL. Florez was on a battery case. Although was set at $250.00. H posted
charged with driving without the battery charges proved to a cash bond and was re-
a valid driver's license, be unfounded Florez was leased.

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Fredrick Alvie
Fredrick Alvie Mew-
bourn, age 81, died on Thurs-
day, November 2, 2006 in
Funeral services were held
Saturday, November 4, 2006 at
11:00 AM at Beggs Chapel,
Madison, Fl. The family re-
ceived friends one hour prior to
the service. Burial will be at
Mt. Horeb Cemetery, Pinetta,
Mr. Mewbourn was born
on July 16, 1925 in Rockhill,
North Carolina, the son of the
late William Grady Mewbourn
and Florence Moon Mew-
bourn. He lived in West Palm
Beach, Florida, prior to moving
to Pinetta, where he had lived
for the past 20 years. He was
a member of the Clyatville
Methodist Church, Clyatville,
Ga. He was a Floor Mechanic
for Johnson Flooring 6. He
was a member of the West
Palm Beach Fishing Club. He
was a veteran of the US Marine
Corps and served during World
War II.
He is survived by his wife,
Bettye Jean Holley Mewbourn,
of Pinetta; two sons: David
Mewbourn of Swanses, S. C.
and Bruce Mewbourn of Okee-
chobee, Fl.; one daughter,
Holly M. Blalock of Pinetta,
and five grandchildren.
Memorial contributions
may be made to Big Bend Hos-
pice, 1723 Mahan Center
Blvd., Tallahassee, Fl 32308-

Eugene Bailey
Rev. Walter Eugene Bai-
ley, age 82, died Saturday No-
vember 4, 2006 in Monticello,
Florida. Funeral Services were
held Tuesday November 7,
2006 at 10:00 a.m. at First Bap-
tist Church in Monticello, Flori-
da. Family received friends
Monday November 6, 2006
from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Beggs
Funeral Home Chapel Monti-
cello. Interment followed at
Evergreen Cemetery,
Greenville, Florida; Family
also received friends after ser-
vices at Elizabeth Baptist
Church. Donations can be
made to: Elizabeth Baptist
Church 8444 Bassett Dairy
Road Monticello, FL 32344-
850-997-8444 or Big Bend
Hospice 1723 Mahan Center
Blvd. Tallahassee, Florida
32308-5428 or The Gideon's
Rev. Bailey was native of
Madison County Florida but
had been a lifetime resident of
Jefferson and surrounding ar-
eas. Rev. Bailey pastored at
Ebenezer Baptist, Tallahassee;
Capitola Baptist, Tallahassee
FL; Ebenezer Baptist Church,
Monticello; Elizabeth Baptist
Church, Monticello; Mosley
Hall Baptist, Madison, FL; and
New Hopeful Baptist, Madison,
FL. He was a member of Eliza-
beth Baptist Church, Monticel-
lo, FL.
Rev. Bailey is survived by
his wife, Ruth Demott Bailey, of
Monticello, FL; four sons ,Rev.
Darrell E. Bailey of Blooming-
dale, GA; Rev. Wayne A. Bailey
of Jacksonville FL; Michael A.
Bailey of Aiken, South Caroli-
na; Stanley L. Bailey of Boni-
fay, FL; one daughter, Jettie B.
Cone, of Hiawassee, Ga.; two-
step sons, Larry J. Teasley, of
Jacksonville, FL; Bert Teasley
of Monticello, FL; two step-
daughters, Gail T. Cooksey, of
Eastman, GA; and Pamela T.
Gettemy, of Jacksonville, FL;
one brother, Tom H. Bailey, of

Lamont, FL; one sister Laverne
Copper, of Madison, FL; seven-
teen grandchildren and 26


Dan McCormick, age 65,
of Sarasota, died October 26,
2006. He at. born August 19.
1941 in Pinetta and went to
Sarasota fror here in l58.
He was an electrician at the
Sarasota Kennel Club for more
than 30 years.
Survivors include his
\\ife. Jean: daughters. Diane
Stanford and Deborah \right
of Li\e Oak: a stepdaughter.
Julia Schaefer of Salasota: a
stepson. Carl R. Tillnian of
Sarasota: a sister. Mar. A. Lee
of Jasper; 10 grandchildren:
and five great-grandchildren
Visitation was from 4-7
p.m. Monda\ with sen ices to
followv, at Robarts Funeral
Home Chapel. Burial was in
Mount Horeb Cemetern in
Pinetta. Memorial donations
ma\ be made to Muscular DN -
strophy Association. P.O. Box
78960. Phoenix. Arizona

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November 8
The Noinember meeting
of the 55 Plus Club %%ill meet
at the United Methodist Coop-
erative Conmmurunl Center at
12 Noon %with a lunch of soup
and sandwiches Greenville
United Methodist Church is'
the host tlus month. Thil is, a
mnmistri for senior citizens 55
%\ears old and abo'e of an\
faith. Theie are no fees otf n\
kind. The program \\ill be
presented b\ Paula Arnold.
Executive Director. of the
Nladson Chamber ot Com-
merce. and a Board Mlember.
The United NMethodist Com-
mulut\ Center is located 5
miles North of MNladis.on on
Hi'hw a\ 145. For more infoi-
matton about 55 Pluls Club or
an\ outreach nmnistr\ of the
UNICIM contact the Coordina-
tor. Linda Gatonii. aIt o29-
4193 .
November 9
North Florida Coninuri-
t\ College will conduct Col-
lege Placement Tests CPT)
on computer on Thursdays,
November 9, 16, and 30 at
8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in
the NFCC Testing Center
(Bldg. #16) on the Madison
campus. Persons taking the
tests will be required to regis-
ter in NFCC Student Services
24 hours before testing. For
more information, please call
November 12
The Telestials, Live! at
New Home Baptist Church at
6 p.m.
November 13
The Suwannee Chapter
of the Florida Trail Associa-
tion will hold its monthly

meeting at the Suwannee
Riler Water MN.nagement
District from 7-9' p m., on US
90() and CR 4Q. 2 miles east of
Lite Oak. The Public is'
Welcome' The program \ ill
feature FTA me\ n be Totm
McLain of Adele. G \. He
\\ill narrate- his photo presen-
tation of Ins 225-mile trip
down the Sitwannee Rieit
from Furgo. GA.. to the Gulf
of Mexico u-Iing a Ri\er-
lha\ k canoe and a o horse. 4-
stroke John.oin omboard mno-


Jean Marie


Jean Marie Przybyla, age
80, died on Saturday, Novem-
ber 4, 2006, in Lee, Florida.
Celebration of Life Ser-
vice will be held on Saturday,
November 18, 2006 at 3:00 PM
at Beggs Funeral Home Madi-
son Chapel. Mladison. Fl. The
family\ %ill receive friends at
the Chapel one hour pnor to
the sern ice.
The lanuly iiequests that in
lieu of flow els contributions, ill
her memor\., should be made to
Big Bend Hospice. Charlene
Hali thorn.1723 iMalan Center
Bld Tallahassee. Fl 32308-
Nlrs. Prz\bela \\as born in
Orchard Park. Ne\\ York on
May 15. 1926 She was a
homemaker and of the
NMethodist faith.
She is suLr' ied by her
husband. Ed\,.ud Prz bila of
Lee: two sons and three daugh-
ters: one brother and several
sisters. She is also survived b\
many friends
PiThe fanuly gies speci.il
thanks to Charlene Ha\\thorn
and the Hospice team for the
wonderful care gi'.en Jean dur-
ing her illness and for the
thoughtful consideration and
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Our Little Angel...Quniya G. Dobson

November 8

Daughter of Gerod Dobson &
Dan'Shantal Bnnson
Granddaughter of Gloria Bruison
"'Great-granddaughter of Vernalla
& Willie McGee and Hilma Jackson
One 'i'ster. Ka'Nlia Dobson. .
Godparents are Mike Gibson and 'J
Michelle Pride.
SGodsister Brittan\ Pride.
Two Godbrothers. Unlike Gibson.
Ji. and Jtistn Pride .
I Special Aunts Kimiberl\. Stac *
uand Shaneka
Four special Uncles, Aaron. Chris. Shard and Gary
And two special Great Aunts. Son'\a Brinson and Kim Brinson
A special group of lhi' cousins. Eugene Hinton IllI, Devana McFar-
lane. Dakorne Chamber. Ki'Mya Peterson and De\ anta Da" son.
And our special family at Cascade NMissionary Baptist Church

We thank the Lord for giving us

our lil'Angel

November 13
Indi %iduals with concerns
about their memory are in it-
ed to discuss i-sl.ies with pro-
feitonals from the Nursing
department at N.F.C.C. and
the .lzheimer Resource Cen-
tei Thefree scieenings ;ue of-
fered at NFCC Career and
Technical Cente,t. Building
1.1 Room 140,. londa No-
wember 13. fiom u9-11:30 a.m
Fol i'an appointment. please
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Betty and Buck will be
held on Saturday,
November 11, 2006,
,flp at 2:00pm at the

< First Baptist Church
of Madison.
All friends and family
are invited to attend. .
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Kiwanis Helping One Child And One Community At A Time

By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
On Thursday, November second's, the Madison Kiwanis
Club met for their weekly meeting and luncheon.
There was a large showing of club members. Recently, Ki-
wanis elected new officers, a new board of directors and com-
mittees. The officers are: President Jim Holben, President-Elect,
Francis Ginn, Vice-President, David Driggers, Secretary Kim
Scott and Treasurer Mary Ann Sanders.
This year's Board of Director is: Pat Cantey, who is the past
president of Kiwanis. For 2007, Lucille Day and Elveta Miller
will be the Board of Directors; for 2008, Willi Gamelaro and
Linda Howell have been appointed and Roy Ellis and George
Willis have been elected for the 2009 Board of Directors.

Newly elected president Jim Holben (left) presents
member Jimmy McNeal with an official Kiwanis key
chain for speaking at the weekly meeting and lun-
cheon. (Greene Publishing, Inc. 'Photo by Jessalyn
Covell, November 2,2006)

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Also, members are heading up several committees for Ki-
wanis including Administration, Jimmy McNeal; Membership,
Francis Ginn; Community Services, Joyce Bethea; Sponsored
Youth, Willi Gamelaro; Scholarships, Deena Hames; Spiritual
Aims, Oliver Bradley; Priority One, Christina Vaught; and
Fundraising, Roy Ellis.
During the meeting, there was good news among the club.
* George and Jo Willis announced that their granddaughter was
nominated and accepted into the Student Ambassador Program.
Next summer, the Willis' granddaughter will tour the British
Isles with a large group of students.
Also, a Kiwanis member announced that a lady from St. Pe-
tersburg donated three bags of knitted children sweaters to the
coat drive in the Madison Kiwanis Club's name.
Kiwanis Club member Jimmy McNeal was the guest speak-
er for the November second's meeting and luncheon, and deliv-
ered a powerful presentation about compassion for children.
"Society has damaged our children, they have lost their in-
nocence and lost their chance to bloom and blossom. It is our job
to restore their confidence by exemplifying love, compassion
and care," stated McNeal.
He shared stories that showed how Kiwanis members can
make a difference in the community just by simple acts of kind-
ness. "The outcome of a child's success in the only reward we
McNeal noted that it's Kiwanis members' jobs to reach 'out,
mend and give hope to children who may have lost it. "Restor-
ing our youth's innocence
where they can have dreamns is
something you cannot replace." Third ay
Madison Kiwanis Club has By Jacob Bembry
several programs lined up for Greene Publishing, Inc.
the future. On Thursday, No- "He will revive us after
vember 9, the club will wel- two days; He will raise us up
come Brenda Newman and on the third day, That we may
Amy Ellison to talk about absti- live before Him." Hosea 6:2
nence education. On November (TNAO )\

The Isgro family wants to
thank you for the overwhelm-
ing love and support during our
time of loss.
Your expressions of sym-
pathy with donations of food,
flowers, cards, visits, hugs, and
even for a certain amount of
cleaning. We want to be sure
we have thanked everyone.
Our family, including
members out of-town, were so
grateful for the support and car-
ing shown by this community.
Thank you for caring so
much for Danielle. She truly
was a special blessing and her,
smile and encouragement will
forever be locked in our memo-
ries. We will see her again

Love you all,
Wesley, Mama Lee, Glen, J.D.,
Amber, Craig, and Camryn

"Music is very therapeu-
tic," Brad Avery, lead gui-
tarist for Third Day said.
"There is a theme of hope
throughout our new record,
Wherever You Are."
Third Day will be appear-
ing in concert at the Tallahas-
see-Leon County Civic
Center on FridaN. No-
vember 10, beginning at
7:30 p.m.
"The record tackles
the issues of pain, bur-
dens and addictions that
all of us have either
struggled with or seen
loved ones struggle
with," he said. "We've all
lost people close to us.
Everybody deals with
struggles and pains. Life
isn't great all the time."
Avery said that he really
wished the record offered all
the answers, but sometimes
there, are no answers but to.
"Cry Out to Jesus," which is
one of the cuts off the album
and one of the album's foun-
dational songs.
The Marietta, Georgia
based Christian rock band
Third Day got their start when



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16, Mary Ann Sanders will be speaking to Kiwanis Club mem-
bers and on November 23 members will be celebrating a Happy
Thanksgiving with their family and friends. On November 30,
Ann Sapp will be putting on a presentation for the weekly meet-
ing and luncheon.
Kiwanis will be selling citrus fruit as their biggest fundrais-
er of the year so everyone needs to pitch in to help the Kiwanis
Club re invest in the Madison community. Club members will'
be selling Hamlin oranges, Naval oranges, Tangelos and Ruby'
Red grapefruit. Fruit will be available on December 12. To order, i
please call Pat Cantey at 973-2028; Lucille Day at 948-4891;
Roy Ellis at 971-5864; and George Willis at 973-8583.
Madison Kiwanis Club serves plenty of school clubs, orga-
nizations and programs for Madison County. The programs sup-
ported include Key Club at Madison County High School
(MCHS); Brain Bowl for Madison County Central School:
(MCCS); Builder's Club at MCCS; Healthy Start Program;,
Books for Children: Project Graduation; Jackets for Children;,
Blankets for Migrant Workers; Senior Citizens Council Needs;
Florida Kiwani's Foundation: Apples for the Teachers-County-:
wide; Priority IOne: Young Children; Mentors-Take Stock Ini
Children Scholarship Program; Madison County Foundation for
Excellence in Education Inc. (MCFEE); and Terrific Kids Pro-
gram at NICCS.
The Madison Kiwanis Club is doing numerous things in the
Madison community to improve the quality of life for our chil-.
dren and our community.

o Appear In Tallahassee.

the group's lead singer, Mac
Powell and guitarist, Mark
Lee, were in marching band
together in high school,'. They
would also perform together
in party lands. They decided
to start writing songs to share
their faith, and were perform-
ing at a church, where their
pay was to be recorded. At the
church, they met Tai Ander-
son, the group's bass player,
and David ;Carr, the group's
drummer, who were playing,
in a youth group at the

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church.' The pastor asked
David to play the drums on
the record and asked Tai to
record it. The group formed
the core of Third Day.
Two years later, Avery
joined the group. He was part
of a band called Chris Carter
and Cadillac Ranch, whom
Third IDay opened for one
time. Chris Carter went to
seminary and Avery joined
Third Day, forming a power-
charged Christian, band,
whose hits include "Love
Song" and "Gomer's Theme."
"Gomers" are what Third
Day fanatics refer to ,them-
selves as. The Book of Hosea
in the Bible tells of a prophet
who was called by God to
marry an unfaithful wife.
"And to take her back, in
spite of all of her failures,"
Avery adds. "We all step out
on God and turn our backs on
Him, and He always takes us
back, in spite of our failures.

Grace is the foundation of our-
faith and that's what' being 'a'
"'Gomer' is about." -
The song, as well as the:
Book of Hosea, is a reflection
of God's love for us and His
redeeming power. The song
features the following lines:
"God only knows
That He has shown her
More love than she de-
There will come a time
When she will find
That he's not there
s To give her love
And He'll be gone
'.* From her fore\-

Avery said that
Third Day is looking
forward to their con-
cert in Tallahassee.
"It's a neat night,"'
he said. "Most peo;.
pie know we do art
energetic rock show,"
We want them tc'
forget about life out-
side of the arena for a couple
of hours. We're encouraging
everyone to come. It's kinC
of a greatest hits night. bu'
we will do songs off Wher'
ever You'Are also. It's a'
great show, both sonically
and visually."
Most of all, hoe\te re
Avery added, "It's a night ota
healing and forgiveness." '
WAY-FM is bringing the
Wherever You Are Tour to;
Tallahassee' on Friday
evening November 10 at 7
p.m. Third Day's special
guests for the evening \will '
include the David Cro% der
Band and Hyperstatic Union.
Tickets for the event are
$34.50 for floor; $27.50 for
lower level; and $22.50 for
the upper level.
For ticket info, call 1'
800-322-3602 or log onto
www.tlccc.com or log onto
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Madison County Carrier 7A


"Pot Of Gold" Shrine Fund-Raising Event In

Albany, Ga. Well-Attended By Madison Couples

Gene and Teresa Rutherford, of Madison, enjoyed
the food and fellowship at the "Pot of Gold" Shrine
Party in Albany, Ga. They joined other Madison Coun-
ty friends for a fun, and enjoyable evening. (Greene
Publishing, Inc. photo by Mary Ellen Greene, Sept. 9,

By Mary Ellen Greene
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Several area Madison County couples enjoyed a
fun evening in Albany, Ga. at the Hasan Shriners "Pot
of Gold" Party September 9.
The annual event consists of several drawings for
valuable merchandise from area merchants. The top
prize drawn is for $20,000, which is given to one
lucky ticket holder.
Other prizes are given throughout the evening.
Every fifth ticket drawn paid $50 in cash. The 2nd,
3rd, and 4th prizes consisted of gifts; the 5th prize
ticket received $200; and every 50th prize ticket won
The doors opened for the fun evening at 7:30
p.m.,with music being played by the "Club Hounds"
from 8 12 p.m. Heavy hors d 'oeuves and libations
were served throughout the evening. The fund-rais-
ing activity,, held
each year, benefits _-- ..
the Hasan Shriner ".-. ..

The packed room
of Hasan members
and guests look for-
ward to each years'
e ent.

Jeff and Terri Rykard, of Madison County, are en-
joying dancing to the music of the "Club Hounds."
They enjoyed the Hasan Shriner's "Pot of Gold" Party
& Dance Sept. 9th in Albany, Ga. (Greene Publishing,
Inc. photo by Mary Ellen Greene, September 9, 2006)

Troy and Cathy Turner were one of the many
Madison County couples who enjoyed dancing and
dining in Albany, Ga. at the Hasan Shriners "Pot of
Gold" Party and Dance September 9th.Troy serves as
the Worshipful Master of the Madison Masonic Lodge
#11 for 2006. (Greene Publishing inc. photo by Mary
Ellen Greene. Sept. 9. 2006)

Enjoying themselves as they dance to the music
of the "Club Hounds" at the Albany, Ga. "Pot of Gold"
Party are Madison Countians, Donnie and Margie Wal-
drep. Waldrep is the president of the Madison Shrine
Club for 2006, and is always active in helping support
other area Shrine Clubs. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Pho-
to by Mary Ellen Greene, Sept. 9, 2006)

Mary Ellen and Tommy Greene were enjoying the
Albany, Ga. Hasan Shriners' "Pot of Gold Party and
Dance" recently. They joined other Madison County
Shriners, as well as other area Shrine members, for a
fun evening of food, and fellowship. Greene is a past
president of the Madison Shrine Club, and the 2004
Past Potentate of the Marzuq Shrine Center in Talla-
hassee. (Greene Publishing, Inc. photo)

Mitch and Karen Cothran of Clyattville, Ga., are two
of the main supporters of the Hasan Shriner's "Pot of
Gold Party & Dance." Mitch was one of the top three
Shriners who sold the most tickets for the event. He is
the President of the Lowndes County Shrine Club. The
couple was caught on Greene Publishing camera en-
joying the event with their many friends. (Greene Pub-
lishing, Inc. photo by Mary Ellen Greene, Sept. 9,2006)

Enjoying themselves at the annual Hasan
Shriners "Pot of Gold" party are Madison Countians,
Terry Olive and Denise Ellison. (Greene Publishing,
Inc. photo by Mary Ellen Greene, September 9, 2006)

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Enjoying the 2006 Hasan Shrine "Pot of Gold" Par-
ty and Dance Sept. 9th are friends: Patty McDowell;
Frances Kelly (formerly of Madison); Tommy Greene;
and Gene McDowell. The two men were both 2004 Po-
tentates of their Shrine Centers. (Greene Publishing,
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"Abstinence Is Everybody's Business," according to the
bulletin board inside the Abstinence Classroom at Madison
County Central School (MCCS). Students in fourth-eighth
grades at MCCS are enjoying the new monthly abstinence
class that has been worked into their activity period. Pinetta,
Greenville and Lee Elementary Schools have also enjoyed
their abstinence classes in fourth and fifth grades. This
month's lesson for all schools focused on "Media Manipula-
tion on Teens and Pre-Teens."
At the beginning of each sixth eighth grade lesson, this
question was proposed to the. entire class, "Do you think we
need an Abstinence Program at this school?" Almost unani-
mously all students agreed this program is needed and wanted.
The students were eager to volunteer and enjoyed acting
out skits and playing games. These activities surprisingly re-
vealed how much of an influence the media has on each one of
them. Most students agreed that they enjoyed watching music
videos and playing video games, but would be uncomfortable
watching or playing some of their favorites with their grand-
mother, preacher or any respected adult present. It'seems that
most of the students already know right from wrong and just
need support to help guide them through these difficult ado-
lescent years.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the av-
erage teen will view nearly 14,000 sexual references per year
in the media. These messages are often misleading and con-
fusing for pre-teens and teens. Research has shown that these
messages play a big role in their decision to have pre-marital
Our goal at the Madison County Health Department is to
educate the students with the decision making skills they need

Enjoy New Abstinence Class
to make positive choices. Some of the students will encounter
situations over the next few years involving drugs, alcohoA
and/or sex. "We are preparing them in advance so they will be,
able to make positive choices for their futures." The Madisop
Health staff relates.

Amy Ellison, left, is pictured as she gets Madison
County students ready to participate in an Abstinence

From The Front Porch

By Diane Sullivan
Guest Columnist

Alzheimer's Disease is fa-
miliar to us through the media
as well as modern science.
Many of us have seen televi-
sion commercials airing the,
several medications to allevi-
ate the sn mptoms of the dis-
ease. Alzheimer's Disease is a
progressive disease, and as of
yet, there is no cure.
As family members, it is
helpful id understand how this
disease affects our loved ones.
During the beginning of the
disease, we may notice our
loved ones in a confused state.
They may have a short atten-
tion span, forget names, dates,
and faces. Their confused
state will undoubtedly cause
concern on our part.
As the disease progresses,
our loved ones may become
repetitive with their words or
actions. This repetition is re-
assuring to them, and helps re-
solve their feelings. Repeti-
tion shuts out the outer world
stimulation, which can cause
confusion for them.
As family and friends we

Alzheimer's J
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their world as they see it. We
need to remember they are
making sense to themselves.
If we listen to them, they will
tell us about their world as
they see it. You can help.
tremendously by avoiding this
temptation to contradict them
to our "real" world. They feel
safe in theiz .\\o ld. We need'
to validate their 'feelings. bI '
accepting what they think and
say. They truly believe what
they see in their "mind's eye."
It is up to us to accept what
they are experiencing.
We seldom think of this,
yet, we often enter another
world by "daydreaming." It is
not uncommon for us to sit
quietly with our eyes wide
open and let our mind float
along on hopes, dreams, and
fantasies. How peaceful and
relaxing is it to be in that float-
ing state. And, oftentimes, we
are jolted back to reality by
someone who has caught us in
our daydreams. Unfortunately
for us, it is not possible to

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Madison County Health Department Adds Seven New Employees

The Madison County
Health Department has added
seven new faces to its team
oer the last two months.
'Many of the new employees
are Madison residents, and all
of them are committed to pro-
viding top-notch services to
citizens in the Madison com-
"We are always seeking
new funding opportunities and
hiring qualified staff to join
our public health efforts in
Madison County," said Kim
-Barnhill, Administrator of the
health department. "We have a
vision for a healthier Madison
'County, and we need bright,
'energetic people to help us
carry out that mission."
Marci Scanlan has been
.working at the health depart-
ment for the last couple of
M.nonths as the Coordinator of
the Prescription Assistance
Program. She serves as a pa-
tient advocate and runs a pro-
gf'am that provides low-cost
medications to clients who
could not otherwise afford
them. Her background is in
,medical administration, and
"he came to the health depart-
menit from Option Care, Inc.
-Scanlan is a Madison resident
+hd a graduate of Madison
County High School. She and
her husband, Michael Scanlan,
have one daughter, Marissa,
A ti she is expecting a new
baby boy in February.
d Donna Davis, a Licensed
PrNctical Nurse who is a life-
r-ig Madison resident and
graduate of North Florida
immunityy College, has
J Ined the clinic team at the
liaalth department. Her moth-

! Hospice of South Georgia,
fnd affiliate of,South Georgia
Medical Center, along with
Carson McLane Funeral Ser-
vices, will host a series of
Lkunch-n-Learn presentations
,tr National Hospice Month.
Each of the programs will be-
gin at 11:45 a.m. at Trinity
Presbyterian Church located at
401 Bemiss Rd., Valdosta,
;eorgia. Due to limited space,
Wgistration is required one
ek prior to each session.

er, Gloria Delaughter, had a
career in the medical field and
she inspired Donna to follow
the same calling. Donna has
spent her previous nine years
working in hospital settings,
and she says that she is. "Ex-
cited with the opportunity to
gain experience and face new
challenges in public health."
She and her husband, Vic-.
tor Davis, have four children
and they stay active in the
community through their chil-
dren's participation in athlet-
Nita Mitchell brings many
years of social service experi-
ence to her new job as Human
Services Counselor II with the
health department's Healthy
Start program. Nita is also a
Madison native and she has
one daughter, Franeca Sharpe.
Nita previously worked
for Big Bend Community
Care and she has a degree in
sociology from Valdosta State
University. "I enjoy working
with the community and pro-
viding help to those who need
it most." Nita said.
Mary Mosley, a resident
of Tallahassee, will be work-
ing as a Family Support Work-
er. Her position is made possi-
ble through a "Closing the
Gap" grant that was written by
the Healthy Start Coalition of
Jefferson, Madison, and Tay-
lor Counties. The grant is de-
signed to provide preconcep-
tional and women's health ed-
ucation to African American
women, ages 15-44. Mosley
says. that the opportunity to
work in reducing racial health
disparities is "The fulfillment
of my lifelong dream to focus

on the health of young African
American women." Mary and
her husband, Tim Mosley,
have four children, three
daughters, and one son, who
are all grown and successful.
Sonya Longfellow works
in Madison, Jefferson, and
Wakulla Counties as the Pub-
lic Health Preparedness & Re-
sponse Coordinator. She coor-
dinates the health depart-
ment's planning and training
for disasters, and she will
work closely with the other.
emergency response agencies
in the county. Longfellow pre-
viously worked in the Divi-
sion of Medical Quality As-
surance at the Florida Depart-
ment of Health, and she also
worked for the Agency for
Health Care Administration in
She and her husband,
Thomas Longfellow, and their
two dogs, live in a home in
Monticello that they built on
their own seven years ago.
When asked why she. wanted
to work at the health depart-
ment, she said, "My granddad-
dy taught me that it was im-
portant to serve your commu-
nity, and I appreciate the op-
portunity to do my part."
Robin Osteen, the new in-
terviewing clerk, will greet
health department visitors at
the front desk. Robin's back-
ground includes jobs in ad-
ministration and management
with the Dixie County School
System. She was raised in Per-
ry, and after spending most of
her life in Dixie County, she
has settled in Cherry Lake.
She has two children, one
grandchild, and a boyfriend,

Opportunities For Hospice Month
On November 9th, San- Concerns: The Grief of Care-
ford Dale White, PhD, VSU givers.
Department of Social Work, Hospice of South Georgia
will present a presentation en- and Carson McLane Funeral
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munity. The cost for registra-
tion is $10.00 per program.
The registration fee includes
lunch and CEUs, if applicable
For more information or
to register, call Hospice of
South Georgia at 229-249-

The Madison County Health Department is dedicated to providing a high qual-
ity of public health to the Madison Community. Front row, pictured left to right:
Donna Davis, Linda Bass and Mary Mosley. Back row, pictured, left to right: Marci
Scanlan, Nita Mitchell, Sonya Longfellow and Robin Osteen. (Photo submitted by
Shannon Jacobs)

Bill Housh. "I like the fast
pace of working at the front
desk," Robin said. "And, the
people of Madison have been
a joy to work with."
Last, but certainly not
least, Linda Bass is working
as a Health Support Techni-
cian at Madison Central
School. Linda spent most of
her life working as a hair-
dresser before going back .to
school at North Florida Com-
munity College a few years
ago to become a certified
nursing assistant (CNA).
Linda and her husband,
Billy Bass, are residents of
Hickory Ridge, and they have
two sons and two grandchil-
dren. "I was always active as a
volunteer at the schools while
my boys were here," said
Bass. '"I love to help people
and I'm happy to be back
working with the children in
Madison Count." ..
Shannon Jacobs. Director
of Operations for the health
department, is enthusiastic



about all of the new employ-
ees. "We have some experi-
enced professionals with di-
verse backgrounds joining us
and that only makes our team'
stronger," said Jacobs. "Now
I hope we can find office

space for all of them!"
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the health department's ser-
vices and community outreach
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Ginger Jarvis cont from page 1A
a healthy recovery. The doctor informed us of all good news."
On behalf of Jarvis and her family, they would like to ex-
tend a warm thank you to her friends, co-workers, her church
family at Rocky Springs United Methodist Church and people
in the Madison Community who have showered her with their
thoughts, prayers, love and support.

Man Arrested

cont from page 1A

marijuana, a glass smoking pipe containing marijuana and a cig-
arette-rolling device containing marijuana were located in the
center console of the car.
Hawkins was arrested and charged with possession of mar-
ijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while his li-
cense was suspended.

Gold Kist,

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common stock had been tendered and not withdrawn.
Gold Kist responded to the announcement of the extension
of the deadline by stating "We are grateful for the support of our
stockholders and we remain committed to maximizing value on
their behalf, including the continued implementation of the com-
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said the offer was not in the best interest of Gold Kist share-
Pilgrim's Pride continued its tender offer to purchase all of
the outstanding shares of Gold Kist common stock for $20 per
share in cash. The transaction is valued at approximately $1 bil-
lion, plus the assumption of approximately $144 million of Gold
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information. The scanned prints are processed against FAL-
CON, which rapidly returns a positive identification or a finding
that no criminal record was identified for the individual. The
system also returns warrants on file for the subject.
"Florida is The first to take this technology statewide and to
utilize it in the probation and sex offender populations," said
FDLE Commissioner Gerald Bailey. "This is an effective way
to confirm an offender's identity on the spot, and the potential
for applying this technology to other areas of the criminal jus-
tice system is tremendous."
McDonough said he is pleased to work with FDLE on this
initiative to further promote public safety made possible through
Governor Bush's ambitious legislative agenda. "The Rapid ID
system gives FDLE .and the Department of Corrections one
more valuable tool.to enhance.the supervision and tracking of
Florida convicted sexual offenders and predators," McDonough
said. "As we continue working more closely together, we will
strengthen public safety for all Floridians."
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S Tax Impact of Value Adjustment Board

County of

Honorable Ronnie L. Moore
Board of County Commissioners District No

Honorable Roy 'Ellis
Board of County Commissioners District No 5

Madison Tax Year 2006
Members of The Board

Honorable Alfred Martin
Board of County Commissioners District No 4

Honorable Kenny Hall
School Board District No. 2

Honorable Susie Bishop Williamson
School Board -District No. 1
The Value Adjustment Board meets each year to hear petitions and render decisions relating to ad valorem tax
assessments, exemptions, tax deferrals, and classifications.

The following table summarizes this year's action by the board.

Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6

Type Number of Total Number of Total Number Reduction Shift in
of Exemption Number of Assessments of Requests in Taxable Tax
Property Requests Exemption Reduced by for Value Due Dollars
Granted by Requests The Board Assessment to Board
the Board Reductions Action

Residential 0 0 0 0

Commercial 0. 0 0 0

Industrial and
Miscellaneous 00 0e 0

Agricultural or
Classified use 0 0 0

Machinery and 0
Vacant Lots
and Acreage .

TOTALS 0 0 0 18 0 0
All taxpayers should be aware that board actions which reduce taxable value cause tax rates
applicable to all property to be proportionally higher.

Questions concerning the actions taken by this Board may be addressed to the chairperson or clerk at the following
telephone numbers:


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requires biometric identification of supervised offenders who
are required to check in with a probation officer and the creation
and management of arrest notifications for super ised offender'.
The system enables probation supervisors to enroll probationers
on a "watch list" to provide automatic notification in the event
a probationer is subsequently arrested. The Rapid ID system is
also being used by Florida Sheriffs to pro\ ide biometric identi-
fication of sex offenders and predators at the time of re-registra-
Rapid ID fingerprint readers have been installed in all Flori-
da Sheriff's Offices, and 154 probation offices. FDLE partnered
with Crossmatch and Sagem Morpho to bring the technology to

55 Plus Club Luncheon And

Meeting Set For November 8
By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing, In'c.
The November 8 meeting of the 55 Plus Club % ill meet at
the United Methodist Cooperative Community Center at 12
Noon with a lunch of soup and sandwiches.
Greenville United Methodist Church will be hosting this
month's luncheons. This is a ministry for senior citizens 55 years
old and above of any faith. There are no fees of any kind.
The program will be presented by Paula Arnold, Executive
Director, of the Madison Chamber of Commerce, and a Board
Member. The United Methodist Community Center is located
five miles North of Madison on Highway 145.
For more information about 55 Plus Club or any outreach min-
istry of the UMCM contact the Coordinator, Linda Gaston, at



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protection services within Madison County. If
you have contiguous properties, they may be
combined and could potentially provide you
with a lesser rate. For questions regarding the
process or your Special Assessment, please
contact the Board of County Commissioners
office at 850-973-3179.

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Apopka No Match For The Cowboys

Jordan Johnson gets good yards for Madison. (Pho-
to submitted by Daniel Douglas)

By Janet Schrader
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The long bus ride to Apopka
for the: Madison Cowboys
proved to be worth every minute.
The Cowboys rolled over
Apopka 30-14. The ApopkaBlue
Darters were able to score in the
first minutes and the last 33 sec-
onds. The game should have
been 37-7, but coach Frankie
Carroll subbed in the second
team in the last eight minutes.
The back-up Cowboys did a
great job moving the ball to the
10, but could not score. And they
allowed Apopka to score in the
last 33 seconds of the game.
Apopka is rated number-two in
Class 6-A as of.October 24, and
Madison is rated number-five in
Class 2-A. It was a David and
Goliath kind of game with David
(the Cowboys) taking home the
big win.
"Our kids played hard,"
head coach Frankie Carroll said.
"Coach Coe and Coach Rod had
good game plans and the kids ex-
ecuted them to the "T."
The game got off to a scary
start. Apopka had first possession
and came out roaring to score
with 6:15 left in the first quarter.

But the Cowboys hammered
Apopka right back when Chris
Thompson took off like lighten-
ing and scored on the first play of
the Cowboys' first possession. It
was a 70-yard race to the end-
zone for Thompson. After the
successful PAT by Daniel
Sanders, the score was tied at 7-.
It was. the Blue Darters' turn
next. The Blue Darters had 10
possessions and out of those 10,
they punted six times, turned the
ball over twice and scored twice.
This time it was the punt. The
Cowboys had the ball. on the
Apopka 46 but went three and
out and D.J. Folsom had to punt
for Madison. The Blue Darters
went three and out again and
punted again.
This time Madison was on
the Apopka 47. The Cowboys
proceeded to incur several penal-
ties in a row putting them in ter-
rible field position. It was first
and 27 for the Cowboys. The bad
position didn't seem to bother
quarterback Blake Sapp or his
team. Harry Reddick and
Thompson combined to bring the
ball to a third and a more man-
ageable 10. Reddick, who had a

cowboys 30
heck of a night battling in the
trenches for the Cowboys, made
a great run and collected the first
down on the Blue'Darter 37.
The Cowboys began their
drive toward the endzone when
Reddick took off down the side-
lines and made a great first down
on the Apopka seven. It was first
and goal Cowboys. Bernard
Brinson carried the ball to the
one. Reddick moved it about half
a yard. The Blue Darters held the
Cowboys out of the endzone.
Daniel Sanders came in and
kicked a successful 21-yard field
goal to put the Co\\boys up 10-7.'
The Cowboys had the ball a total
of eight minutes on that drive.
The Blue Darters came out
throwing in their next posses-
sion. According to the Blue
Darter coach Rick' Darlington,
they never throw and perhaps
they shouldn't have because
Chfis Thompson picked off the
pass in the first of two turnovers
for Apopka. Madison was unable
to capitalize on the turnover. The
Cowboys punted putting Apopka
on their own 21. Once again, the
Blue Darters went three and out.
The Cowboys received a
holding penalty on the first play
of the next drive. A 14-yard run
by Thompson was called back.
The Cowboys fired right back
with Bernard Brinson making a
great 70-yard pass-play off a
Blake Sapp pass for the second
Cowboy touchdown of the night.
With 1:21 left in the half, the
Sanders PAT was no good and
the score went to 16-7 and stayed
that way through the half-time
The Cowboys received after
halftime. Once again, Madison
got called for holding. Thompson
came back with an eight-yard
gain. Reddick gained three and it
was fourth and two for the Cow-
boys on their own 26-yard line.
Madison decided to go for it,
which was a bad choice. The
Blue Darter defense held and
Madison turned the ball over on
downs giving Apopka terrific
field position. This was a bad
thing. But in the Blue Darters'
first play they fumbled. Quanta

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Barfield recovered the ball on the
Cowboy 12. Madison had it back
and this was a good thing.'
The defense from both
teams knuckled down and the
Cowboys had to punt. The Blue
Darters had the ball on the Cow-
boy 45. But the Cowboy defense
held them to three and Apopka,
had to punt.
The Cowboys got tricky on
their next series. The Blue
Darters held Madison to three
and out. D.J. Folsom came in to
punt. Folsom faked the punt and
the Cowboys got the first down
on the Blue Darter 45. Madison
began another sustained drive.
Jordan Johnson carried to the
Apopka 33 for another first
.down. Reddick got a first down
on the 22. Then with 1:52 left in
the third quarter, Thompson
scored his second TD of the night
on a 22-yard run. The PAT was
good and Madison fans began to
smell a victory in the making.,
After the Blue Darters went
three and out again, Madison had
the ball. On first down, the Cow-
boys lost yards. Then Brinson
caught a Sapp pass for a first.
down. Johnson escaped the
crowd and ran the ball all the
way to the 14-yard line for a
huge Cowboy first down. Red-
dick got eight tough yards.
Thompson moved the ball to the
one-yard line. Reddick carried
the ball in after the second try for
another Co%\bov touchdown.

The PAT was good and the score
went to 30-7 with 6:36 left in the
Carroll and his team of
coaches began subbing in the
second-team players for the of-
fense and'defense. Drew Dou-
glas went in at quarterback. An-
drew Edwards made several
good carries for the Cowboys,
moving the ball to the Blue
Darter 10. But the Cowboys
were unable to score and in the
last 33 seconds Apopka ran the
ball in for a touchdown. The final

score was 30-14 with Madison
taking down the Apopka giant.
Harry Reddick is the Offen-
sive Player of the Week for the
Cowboys and Cortez Akins is the
Defensive Player of the Week.
This Friday the Cowboys
play the first game of the 2006
playoffs. Madison hosts the Mar-
ianna Bulldogs on Boot Hill.
Come out and cheer for the Cow-
boys as they begin their run for
the state championship. Game
time is 7:30 p.m.
Go, Cowboys!

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Aucilla Warriors Lose Homecoming

By Janet Schrader
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Aucilla Warriors foot-
ball team fought an uphill bat-
tle this season. With this last
loss to Bell 31-13 at the
Homecoming game, the War-
riors finish the season 5-6. Ac-
cording to coach Joe Striplin,
he's happy with the season.
"I felt the team
achieved a lot,"
Stripling said.
after losing
11 seniors
from last
said he was dis-
appointed his
Warriors didn't make
their goal of being in the play-
offs. "But we weren't out until
the very end," Striplin said of
the run for the playoffs.
"Every game we played, I
thought we were in."
Striplin and his team can
look for a better season next
year. The Warriors are only
graduating three seniors. They
are a young team. The War-
riors' quarterback, Matt Dob-
son, is only in the seventh
grade. "These young players

really matured over the season
and came through," Striplin
Striplin said his team
posted some great offensive
stats. Kyle Barnwell, who will
return next year, caught 66
passes and two other receivers
caught 30 passes. Dobson
threw for 1,800 yards and 16
touchdowns. The
teani totaled 800
yards of rush-
ing, a statistic
hopes to im-
prove on for
next year.
"My kids
picked up on
my scheme of of-
fense," Striplin said.
"We've really got some-
thing to build on for next
Striplin plans to keep his
kids working on getting
stronger in the weight room
during the off-season. "I think
the brand of football we
played this year was exciting
for the folks around Aucilla to
watch," Striplin said.
Look for more exciting
football from the Aucilla
Christian Academy Warriors
in 2007.

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Sophomore representative Savannah Williams; Junior representative Tristan Sorenson; Homecoming Queen Brit-
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Aucilla Homecoming game. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Emerald Kinsley, No-
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MCHS Soccer Is In Its Third Season

2006 Madison County High Girls Soccer Team: Front row #22 Unique Gnann, #5 Katie Burnett, #8 Sarah Grant,
#4 Ashley Collis, #9 Emily Hentges, #7 Rebekah Hernandez, #10 Chelsea Stevens, #12 Ingrid Bellera and in front
#3 Amber Cooper. Back row #6 Starr Demming, #20 December Webb, #14 Beth Settles, #19 Tashina Cruce, #18
Katie Burke, #15 Ashton Wells, #1 Dara Howell, #11 Allyce Rutherford, #2 Ashley Rutherford and #13 Paige Wet-
more. Behind the girls are assistant coach Gary Merone and head soccer coach Donn Smith. (Greene Publish-
ing, Inc. Photo by Janet Schrader, October 30, 2006)

By Janet Schrader
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Madison County High
girls' soccer opened Thursday,
November 2 with an away
game against Hamilton Coun-
ty. Soccer is still a fledgling
sport at Madison County
High. This will only be the
third season MCHS has had a
soccer program. Donn Smith
is coaching the girls. There is
no boys' soccer yet.
Smith said 22 girls came
out for the program this sea-
son. All are returning to the
team with a season under their
belt except seven new players.
There will be no JV pro-
gram. MCHS is going to only
have varsity soccer. Last year
was just a learning year for
the program. The team only
posted three wins. But Smith
is expecting a much better
year in 2006.
"I think we are constantly
improving," Smith said. "I am
looking for continued im-
provement throughout the
So far there are two
standout strikers for the Cow-
girls. Smith said Emily Hent-
ges and Allyce Rutherford

look good so far this year.
Smith has not picked a goal-
keeper. He said there were at
least five girls he was looking
at for the critical position.
"They're five options so far,"
Smith said. "Girls that are
quite good. They're all good
field players and I hate to take
them off the field."
Smith says he hasn't
firmed up the midfield posi-
tions or his defenders and has
no. idea. who the starting for-
wards will be.
District competition will
come from. Florida High and
Taylor with the fourth district
team Hamilton County.
Look for the girls at home
on Friday, December 1,
against Apalachicola. Game
time is 7 p.m.

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Makes Regionals i -

By Janet Schrader
Greene Publishing,
The Aucilla Christ-
ian Academy Cross
Country team has made
it to the regional finals.
The team traveled
to bishop Kenny High
School in Orange Park
Saturday for the Dis-
trict 2, Class 1-A meet
and placed third 'out of
10 teams. P.K. Yonge
won the district title
and Aucilla came in
third, one point behind
second place St. John's
Country Day. P.K.
Yonge took the win the
with 29 points. St. ing
John's had 73 and Au- Oc1
cilia had 74, just one
point behind St. John's. The
top six teams qualify to go
to regionals.
"We have a good chance
to make it to state as long as
we run strong," coach Dan
Nennstiel said. The top six
at regionals qualify for state.
Sarah Sorenson was

Sarah Sorenson placed fourth
district meet. (Greene Publ
g, Inc. Photo by Janet Schra
tober 19, 2006)

ACA's top qualifier,
placing fourth overall
with a time of 21:30.
Olivia Sorenson was
eighth overall with a
time of 22:04. Tristan
Sorenson was the third-
best runner for ACA
with a time of 22:26,
placing 11llth overall.
Nennstiel said this
year's course was a lot
slower than last year's.
"There was a lot of sug-
ar sand," he said. Ac-
cording to Nennstiel,
the team finished in
third this year and last
h at year. Only Sarah
ish- Sorenson ran her best
der, time ever. Sorenson ran
a personal best time.
The rest of the team
struggled on the slower
course. "I'm proud of
Sarah," Nennstiel said. "She
did an awesome job."
Anna Finlayson ran a
23:46. Michaela Roccanti
ran a 23:47. Michaela Met-
calf ran a 25:40 and Court-
ney Connell ran a 26:04.

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Beta Provides Services To All Of Madison

The MCHS Beta Club will be adopting a family for Christmas to help make their holiday a little brighter. Front
row, pictured left to right: Caroline Vickers, Veronica Bruton, Ashley Bell, and Taylor Bowen. Back row, pictured left
to right: Brittany Bezick, Randi Floyd, Kristen Rutherford, Gianna Washington and Jerhad Crews. Not pictured:
Adam Gudz, Kimber Hancock, Magenta Hall, Allie Smith, Sarah Spindell, and Alexis Peterson. (Photo submitted)

By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing Inc.
The Beta Club at Madi-
son County High School

(MCHS) is a non-profit, aca- outgoing students who just
demic, leadership and ser- enjoy being Beta members
vice club for students. and helping with .service pro-
' This club is filled with jects throughout the Madison

Members must have a
3.02 grade point average
(GPA) to become a club

member and must maintain a
minimum of 3.0 GPA to re-
main a member.
Bridgette Gudz a teacher
at MCHS is marking her
third year as the Beta Club's
Recently, the club elect-
ed new officers. The new of-
ficers are: President, Jehrad
Crews; Vice President, Kris-
ten Rutherford; Secretary,
Allie Smith; Treasurer,
Veronica Bruton; Projects
Chairman, Magenta Hall;
Parliamentarian, Candace
West; Historian, Ashley Bell
and Public Relations Chair-
man, Gianna Washington.
Gianna Washington was
this year's Ms. Beta Club
Currently, there are 15
members in Beta Club and
the club is expecting more
members to join in January
due to freshman having to
meet academic standards be-
fore being able to join.
The Beta Club has
adopted a Madison County
family for Christmas to help
make their Holidays brighter
than ever. They will be look-
ing for 'donations from
Churches and other places
within the community to
supplement their budget so
that they can get the items
they need to .make their

NFCC Math Summit Offers Forum For Area Professionals

Jennifbr Frost, left, and Stasey Whichel, from Aucil-
la Christian Academy, were among participants of the
North Florida Community College Math Summit on Oct.
27. (Photo submitted)

Mathematics instructors
from area middle and high
schools met at North Florida
Community College for the
college's annual Math Sum-
mit Oct. 27. The gathering
was organized by Daniel

Harris, Chair of the NFCC
Math Department, and NFCC
instructors Sharon Erie, An-
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Nineteen area profes-
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Corinth Christian Academy
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Madison County High
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adoption a success.
Also, Beta has Habitat
for Humanity lined up as
their main project for this
They are focusing on
providing more service to the
community than' just
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LATMA Christian Acade-
my opened its doors of opera-
tion for the first time in 2003-
04 school year. The utilization
of the Accelerated Christian
Education "PACE" System al-
lows each individual student
to learn at his or her rate of un-
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ning, LCA has
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neer in intro-
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ways to learn.
The follow-
ing two exam-
ples, the stu-
dents complet-
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pus science
course through Emily S
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gan Museum in Christian Ac
This study allowed the stu-
dents to learn of major ad-
vances in scientific technology
and have the opportunity to
complete an actual virtual re-
ality course into outer space
on a simulated space shuttle.
Second example the students'
annual studies of our nations
laws and the history of such
enabled LCA to be named as
an official site to conduct
"Mock Constitution Signing"
for the past three years. In-
creasing community mem-
bers' knowledge and aware-
ness thru participation at the
Mock Constitution Signing lo-
cated at the Madison County
Courthouse lawn where some
signed a replica of the original
This same study opened
the door for the school to be
invited to the 55th Presidential
Inauguration in January 2005
in which President George W.
Bush was inducted into office


for his second term as President
of the United States. Several
students and staff members
were able to participate in this.
event in our nations capital.
Involvement in govern-
ment did not stop there. LCA
has been the guest school at
the annual kick off event for
the state's Black History Cele-
brations located in our state
capital at the Governor's Man-
sion for the
past three
years. Students
submitted es-
says for the
Black History
contest that
X rcoulde have
possibly paid
for their col-
lege education
if obtained thru
a major Florida
encer is the University.
of LATMA LCAhas also
ademv received two

mentions" for submissions to
the "Columbus Project" for
the past two years. This pro-
gram opens the doors for stu-
dents to create a scientific and
mathematical way to solve
problems within their school's
The 2006-07 school year
marked the beginning of the
fourth year of success. With
the addition of the sports pro-
gram, LCA was able to place
third in its district for this
year's football season. They
were hailed as being quite a
group of "exceptional ath-
These are just some of the
endeavors of the LATMA
Christian Academy .that has
caused the students there to
make tremendous strides in
their education. Fortunately,
there are still spaces for fami-
lies who want their excellent
students to receive an excel-
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Madison County Central School

Releases Honor Roll

3rd Grade Principal's List
Jameica Cobb, Alex
Oliver, and Faith Siplin.
A Honor Roll
Ta'Kia Brown, Morgan
Cherry, Edward Davis, De-
varion Edwards, Jaliera
Franklin, Lawrecia
Franklin, Sha'Quon Siplin,
Sequoia Williams, and
Johnnae' Woods.
B Honor Roll
Theodore Brown, Asia
Davis, Shaun Davis, Martha
Frakes, Gavin George, Car-
lie Ginn, Angelee Gonzalez,
Jacyn Graves, Luke Her-
ring, Darian Humphrey,
Bertha Lopez, Armonti
Miller, Shon'Quuez
Mitchell, Tamiera Mobley,
Ashton Pickles, Courtney
Richardson, Kara.Robinson,
Jessica Ross, Savannah
Salter, Alilexcia Scurry,
Jakayla Simmons, Asia
Smith, Jacob Tapio, Joseph
Thompson, and Austin Wa-
4th Grade Principal's List
Courtney Bailey,
Ke'Ana Curry, Bre'Amber
Davis, Devan Dyke, Tarrah
Leveille, and Hope Smith.
A Honor Roll
Amber Bentley, Taliyah
Bonner, Justin Briggs, Jor-
dan Brown, Jamie Downing,
Yasmeen Ghent, Tara Gill,
Taylor Killingsworth, D&-

von Livingston, Ny'Jae
Miles, and Donoven Milton.
B Honor Roll
Lataurius Allen, Chuck-
ie Arnold, Tyler Barstow,
Charles Bell, Eric Bright,
Akaysha Brown, Passion'e
Carmichael, Dwayne Carter,
Samantha Corrie, Laysha
Crumity, Relix Daniels, Jer-
mon Davis, Onjolic Davis,
Ryan Davis, Kenneth
Demps, Je'mil Fayson,
Tianfern'e Forbes, Damian
Frazier, Kosha Gamble,
Gary George, Tyrone Hill,
Jerry Jackson, Aubrey John-
son, Daaysha Johnson, Ivan
Johnson, Ma'Kayla Jones,
Collin Kauffman, Devon
Livingston, Jon'Quez Ma-
rine, Skylor Mathis, Makay-
la McIntyre, Makayla Mob-
ley, Tyesha Nicholson,
Keion Pride, Nakyla Pryor,
Imani Roberson, Hunter
Robinson, Ton'Gee Robin-
son, Tramerius Robinson,
Kevin Shipp, Bryian Wash-
ington, A'Vonnia Weather-
spoon, Akevious Williams,
and Tonizea Wooten.
5th Grade Principal List
Dalton Lee
A Honor Roll
Nicole Blair, Shantavis
Fayson, Megan Jacobs,
Kammon Joseph, La'Tavia
McQuay, Coleman Panaro,
Kimberly Ross, Franeka

Sharpe, Charene Williams,
and Kamera Woodruff.
B Honor Roll
Trista Agner, Jakira
Bellmay, Erron Bennett,
Mary Bryant, Joseph Cap-
man, Ryland Crumitie, Te-
dishia Davis, Brandon Ham-
mond, Dreshaun Ingram,
Christine Link, Dieonshay
McQuay, Jakayla Mobley,
Jodi Phillips, Sara Placzkos-
ki, Jalexis Porter, Kimberly
Sapp, Ashley Skipper,
Michael Smithie, Mikaylee
Steele, Bryce Swilley, Ante-
nee Tatum, Iman Taylor,
Jhiliah Weatherspoon, Kate-
lyn Wilcott, Justin Williams,
Kelsea Williamson, and
Janisa Woody.
6th Grade A Honor Roll
Connor Ginn, Lyric
Davis, Ashley
Killingsworth, Christian
Griffin, Chad Oliver, John.
Gudz, Travis Peacock, Eliz-
abeth Parsons, Keeley
Smith, Jacob Robinson,
Kassidy Stallings, Morgan
Robinson, and Matthew
B Honor Roll
Savannah Bailey, Taylor
Huggins, Khadijah Barnes,
Dalton Hutcheson, Patrick
Bowen, Trey Johnson,
Timesha Brown, Jared Ki-
nard, John Canada, Jacob
Light, Quanesha Carter,

Daniel Mcknight, Deaundra
Chapman, Kristen Mc-
mullen, Latrevian Cherry,
Ashley Mcquay, Da'kieria
Choice, Chantel Monzote,
Jonathan Colwell, Emily
Parsons, Cameron Cruce,
Crystal Resendiz, Malcolm
Edwards, Savannah
Richards, Steven Glee,
Robert Robinson, Hannah
Hampton, Brandon Skipper,
Jo'lisa Haynes, Linda
Smith, Joseph Henderson,
Joshua Tapio, Marco Her-
nandez, Kenyatta Thomas,
Tyresha Hill, Jimmy Weath-
erspoon, Yasmine Hodges,
Maureen Williams, and
Sha'kierra Hudson.
7th Grade A Honor Roll
Morgan Ellison, Jawon-
da Boynton, Cameron
Frakes, Michael Collins,
Chelsea Hanners, Ashley
Duran, Jalisa Reddick,
Kristina Ferrell, Makoya
Scott, Willian Hagan, Daryl
Hall, Lonna Holmes,
William Johnson, Ryan Ko-
rnegay, Deondra Lee, Mary
Terry, and Amber Wilson
B Honor Roll
La'porsha Arnold,
Krystina Livingston, Alexa
Beggs, Michael Mccool,
Corey Borgert, Michaela
Mcquay, Heather Bristol,
Aime Mendez, Kelia
Brown, Corianna Peacock,

Steven Bryant, Jessica
Phillips, Heath Carroll,
Kayla Pippin, Zachary
Cherry, Brandy Placzkows-
ki, Ahkeemium Choice,
Kayosha Roberson,
Johnathan Cooks, Dillon
Rykard, Cantrell Davis, An,
tonia Seabrooks, Jermera
Davis, Breon Seabrooks,
Sidney Davis, Zack Sher-
rard, Toby Fox, Austin
Short, Deshawntee Gallon,
Tiffany Smith, Brandon
Granberg, Mykal Stafford,
Dylan Hammock, Torrance
Stephenson, Felicia Hud-
son, Whitney Taylor, Jordan
Hughes, Dashonte Thomas,
Stephanie Johnson, Judith
Vega, Viktoria Lacroix,
James Wallace, Nathaniel
Lee, Thomas Weatherspoon,
Emory Webb, Kimber-
lee Williams, Latre' Wilson,
and Albert Wing.
8th Grade A Honor Roll
Snowey Hagan, Aman-
da Bennett, Calaysia Jones,
Keisha Billington, Adelaide
Krause, Giselle Dennis,
Skyler Thompson, Jessica
Fralix, Courtney Williams;
Shontoria Graham, Emily
Hagan, Rashonta Hall,
Hahira Hernandez, Jayme
Herndon, Christina Joost,
Laterrian Mcdaniel, Ramey
Panaro, Aaron Pitts, Shan-
non Primm, Ericka Reaves,

Tiffany Richardson,
Katherine Rigdon, Kristina
Snell, Tameka Weather-
spoon, and Victoria Wirick.
B Honor Roll
Trajae Arnold, Shak-
endra Arnold, Marquise
Harts, Kei'shonda Baggs,
Jessica Henderson, Brittany
Barclay, Frankie Hodge,
Albert Bivens, Ashley
Hollingsworth, Katie
Bochnia, Kayla Hutchin-
son, Morgan Borden, Jantz
Jenkins, Christopher
Brown, Ja'kelby Jonhson,
Christy Brown, Chavario
Mcquay, Erica R. Brown,
Abby Mercer, .Erica S.
Brown, Summer Merritt,
Alex Chamblin, Sheldrick
Miller, Ashlie Cimiotta,
Patrick Moore,, Brandone
Colvin, Evelyn Moreno,
Reiva Copeland, Ryan
Quiros, Erica Cortez, Seth
Richardson, Emily Curl,
Jolynn Robinson, Shanice
Cuthbertson, Shontaye
Robinson, Brianna Davis,
Kayla Sadler, Jalisa Davis,
Shakera Santiague, Tavarus
Dennis, Kelvin Singletary,
Terrance Dennis, Morgan
Smith, Reginald Doston,
Rahim Taylor, Hunter El-
liott, James Thigpen,. Victo-
ry Evans, Quayshaun
Thomas, Joshua Hart, and
Tyrecia Tyler.

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Excavating Work
Land Clearing, Ponds, Stump Re-
moval, Demolition, and Roads. No
Job Too Small. Free Estimates. Call
Paul Kinsley at 850-973-6326
I build sheds, decks, handicap I
ramps, exterior carpentry work,
window and door replacement.
Call Bob: 850-242-9342

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Lawn Irrigation
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mechanical tools, woodworking
tools, air compressor, work ta-
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Cold weather is here!!!
I have a tree that has been cut
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wood and it is FREE!

1998 Ford Explorer Sport
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1994 GMC Sonoma; red;
regular cab; 145,000 miles;
$1,000 Call 973-4141

2003 ALpha See Ya
23,000 miles
2 slide outs
7 foot ceilings
washer /dryer combo
Strand up Shower
4 TV's and DVD Players
Basement Air Conditioning
Back Up Camera
Dual Refrigator
Leather Couch and J Lounge
Automatic Front Shades
Still has some warranty

81' Ford Stepside
Last year of the full size Ranger.
Runs Great! $2,500 Call 929-2897

2 PC. LEATHER sofa & loveseat.
Brand new, hardwood frames, lifd-
time >warranty- $795 can; deliver,

If You Don't Need

It,.,Sell It

Packing??? l
25 lbs. of Clean
just $2

5 piece bedroom set, new in boxes,
must sell, $475 850-222-2113
Cherry sleigh bed, $250, solid
wood, still boxed 850-222-9879 .
For Sale: Craftsman Sweeper that
picks up leaves and pine straw $75.
Oak cocktail table $75. Call 850-
Nationwade Appliance
Washers and dryers $100 and up
Refrigerators and stoves $0111i and
up, comes with 1 year'warranty
Delivery available

New Micro Fiber Sofa + Loveseat
$475, still wrapped, stain resist.
Table, 6 Chairs, China Cabinet.
$900. Can Deliver, Call 850-222-
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Bedroom Set New King bed, TV
Armoire, chest + nightstand. Retail
$3K, sacrifice $900. 850-545-7112,
set. Still in plastic with warranty,
can deliver $250 850-222-2113

Wanted peafowl. Need one ma-
ture male now before spring, but
will buy pairs if needed. Call 850-
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want guineas.

Baby Sitter Wanted: Responsible,
reliable, dependable babysitter to
babysit 5 month old. Experience
and references required. Call 850-

$100 Reward
Return of chow schnauzer stolen
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* Excellent Homesites & Mini-Farms
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3.:,.i Counties In Florida
* Irrigated Farmland
* 2659 Ft. Paved Frontage
* 2656 Ft. County Maintained Frontage
* Great Pond Sites
* Fantastic Development Potential


Quiet Country Living With City Conveniences
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Brick Home
* 2380 Sq. Ft. Heated Living Space 2 Car Garage Screened Pool
* Deck 5 Acre Tract Central Heat & Air
3 Bedroom, 1 Bath Home
* 1655 Sq. Ft. Central Heat & Air Detached Utility Room
* 2003 7-Tower Valley 8100 Pivot, -itrI.: Panel
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10% Buyer's Premium AU479 AB296

Greenville Pointe


1, 2 & 3 BR HC & non-HC acces-
sible apts. HUD vouchers accept-
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711. 192 NW Greenville Pointe
Trail, Greenville, FL 32331.
Equal Housing Opportunity
Cambridge Manor
Apartments designed 'for Senior's
and Disabled. 1 & 2 bedrooms,
HUD vouchers accepted Call 850-
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louthem Villas of

CMadison apartments

HUD vouchers accepted. 1, 2, &
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711. 200 Southein Villas Circle,
Madison, FL 32340.
Equal Housing Opportunity.

with state highway frontage-23
acres, Comer lots. Fronts both
Harvey Greene Drive and High-
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utilities, fire hydrant, and service
from two power companies.
Property has easy access to 1-10,
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suit tenant.
Call Tommy Greene

House For Sale
Gingerbread house, 3 bedroom, new
central heat & air, all new appli-
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$98,000. Call 850-869-0135.

(Madison County)
Four Star Hunt Camp, Virgin Tim-
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Fully Equipped Workshop w/3
Bays, Tractor, Four Wheeler, Com-
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Washer/Dryer, Satellite TV, No
Expense Spared. For sale by owner
$1.75 Million, 863-634-3340
315 Leggette Ave, Greenville Fl, 3
bedroom 1 bath home in quiet area,
hardwood floors, paneling, separate
dining room, separate living room,
eat-in kitchen, recent insulated win-
dows and central heat/ AC. Utility
building in rear with washed/dryer
hookups, carport. Offered at
Alan A. Levin Broker-Associate
McClellan Realty 850:570-0742
Madison Rent Sell or Lease Op-
tion Remodeled 3 bedroom, 1 1/2
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New carpet, paneling, range, refrig-
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more. CAC lowest price on market.
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Case No. 06-58-CA




The regular meeting of the City Commission of the City of Madison, Florida will be held
Tuesday, November 14, 2006 at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall.
Any person who decides to appeal any decision made by the Commission with respect to
any matter considered of such meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and that for
such purpose, he or she may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is
made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based.
11/8 j

NOTICE: The District School Board of Madison County, Florida, will hold a public
hearing on Tuesday, December 5, 2006 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the
School Board Meeting Room of the Superintendent's Office, 312 N.E. Duval Street,
Madison, Florida.
Parent Involvement Policy and changes to Board Policy 8.31

The proposed document may be viewed at the School Board Office, 312 NE Duval St.,
Madison, Florida.
Statutory Authority: 120.54, 1001.43 ES.

Pegister online at www.Jobing.com r--" "'"

Address Unknown

Address Unknown
Address Unknown

AS WELL AS any and all other parties claiming by, through, under, or
spective heirs, administrators and assigns, as well as all parties having or claiming to
have any right, title or interest in the property herein described.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to quiet title to the following property
in Madison County, Florida, to-wit:
Count I:
Lot No. 15 of Block 9 of EAST MADISON SUBDIVISION, be-
ing part of the SW Quarter of SW Quarter of Section 23, Town-
ship 1 North, Range 9 East.
(Parcel No. 00-00-00-4714>>000-000)
Count II:
Lot 16 of Block 9 of EAST MADISON SUBDIVISION, being
part of the SW Quarter of SW Quarter of Section 23, Township
1 North, Range 9 East. (Parcel No. O0-00-00-4715-000-000)

has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses
to it, if any, on CHARLOTTE J. WEIDNER, Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is Post
Office Box 1354, Bronson, Florida 32621, on or before December 4, 2006 and file the
original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or im-
mediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief de-
manded in the Complaint or petition.

Dated this 1st day of Nov. 2006.
Clerk of Court
By: Ramona Dickinson
Deputy Clerk

11/8. 11/15. 11/22, 11/29

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10B Madison County Carrier


Wednesday, November 8, 2006

Getting Your Home And Yard Ready For Wintertime

Are you geared up for the
autumn cleanup season?
Now's the time for getting
those outdoor chores out of the
This fall, take a good look
at your house from a stranger's
perspective. Does your home
have "curb appeal?" Are the
doors in good shape? Are the
shutters bright, or have they

faded in the summer sun? Is
the landscaping attractive?
Will crocus, tulips and daf-
fodils be blooming in the
Start with the big picture
and tackle what needs the most
.work first. Cool fall days are
great times to touch up the
paint on your home's exterior.
Just be sure to check the fore-
cast for several days running:.
Paint needs time to dry before
a big storm blows in.
If your vinyl siding looks
dingy now, just think about
how it will look next spring.
Power washers are a great easy
way to give your home that at-
tractive clean look.
If your deck needs some
sprucing up before winter,
consider protecting it with a
water-repellent finish.
When autumn is in full
force, many folks will be con-
cerned about their gutters fill-
ing up with leaves and other
debris. Some people use leaf
blowers to clean out gutters ad
some use power washers. If
you want to do away with gut-
ter muck for good, you might
want to invest in gutter top-

hose down the floor. If you
have holiday decorations
stored in the garage, consider
dusting them off and putting
them in an easy-to-access
Get organized. Install
hooks for ladders, push
brooms, rakes and bicycles.
Purchase extra bins to store
toys and pet food. If your pet is
going to be % interng in the
garage, fill its .sleeping area
,with cedar chips. This will
keep your pooch warm and
smelling nice, too.
Don't feel like you have
to put back everything you've
I M flEI

removed. Be ruthless if you
haven't used it in a while and
it isn't vitally important to
someone you love, dispose of
the clutter.
Once you've finished
with the house and garage
work, take the time to tackle
the lawn. Autumn is the best
time to plant bulbs, shrubs
and most kinds of trees.
Finally, when you're
leaves are all bagged, the
house looks great and even
the storm windows are shin-
ing you are ready for the
holidays and even next

pers. are alone in the yard. Even a
If birds, squirrels or other short fall from a ladder can be
small animals are a problem, devastating.
consider installing a screen to Once you are back on the
keep critters from seeking ground, take a good look in
refuge in your chimney. Also, your garage. Enlist the help of
cheek for loose shingles in and a relative or a friend and move
around the chimney. And for mowers, bicycles and boxes
safety's sake, never climb a out of the way. Tackle cob-
ladder or walk on a roof if you webs, wash the windows and

Fall; a Great Time for Exterior Home Renovation Projects

With the eniid of summer
approaching, now is a great
time to plan that home renova-
tion project you've had on hold
for so long. Weatherproofing
the exterior of your home and
replacing damaged shingles.
Fall is a great time to
weatherproof your home by
caulking joints, seams, and
gaps on the exterior of your
home. This is because the
width of the joint is halfway
between its seasonal extremes.
When selecting caulk, re-
member these important
1.) Plain latex caulk is not
suitable for outdoor purposes.
2.) The standard 10 ounce

tube produces a 40 to 50-feet
long, averaged-sized bead.
This is enough to seal about
four average-sized windows or
3.) For extra-large gaps,
expanding foam caulk works
Five types of caulk are
suitable for all your exterior
needs: acrylic latex, butyl rub-
ber, copolymer (sometimes, la-
beled as "new technology"
caulk), polyurethane, and sili-
1.) Acrylic Latex: has a
life span of 5 to 25 years;
longer if blended with silicone.
This works best on wood sid-
ing, and around windows and
doors; usage on metal is not

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to join dissimilar materials, and
because it shrinks less than
other type caulks. It can also be
applied at nearly any tempera-
ture. It is not for use on mason-
ry, and performs poorly on
cedar and redwood. It is also
smelly and irritating to skin
during application.
Checking for and Replacing
Damaged Shingles
While attending to in-
need-of-repair areas of your
roof is important, climbing
onto the roof is hazardous.
That is why prudent homeown-
ers prefer to hire an experi-
enced professional for the job.
Qualified, licensed profes-
sionals are familiar with proper
safety precautions and know
how to climb and move about a
roof safely. They also have in-
surance for that purpose, and
have the right tools and skill
required for necessary repairs.
It is best to perform a visu-
al check of the roof from the
safety of the ground. Use a pair
of binoculars. Look for dam-
aged shingles, rusty flashing,
and cracked sealant. If you see
anything amiss, have a leaky
roof, require new shingles, or
want an obsolete antenna taken
down and holes patched, find-
ing a roofing contractor in your

area is easy.
Local contractors are
ready to bid competitively on
your project. Combine both

home renovation projects -
roof repair and exterior caulk-
ing for the best price possi-

Home Improvement Tips

Before you undertake an\
do-it-yourself home improve-
ment project. it's best to first
know thy self, be aw are of your
limitauons and recognize when
it's time to throw in the towel
and call in the pros.
NMone\ Management Inter-
national, a nonprofit credit-
counseling and financial educa-
tion agency. says if you decide
to do-it-Nour self. recognize the
two hats ,ou'U wear a.s both a
contractor and general manager
To gain that insight. Money
Management offers the follow-
ing suggestions
Get real. If the goal i., to
increase your home's \ value. get
input from a professional w ith
local real estate mnarkei exper-
tise. A $50.000 master bath up-
grade doesn't mean \our home's
\alue will increase b\ $50,(00)
Even with quality work. the di-

reaction of the housing market.
and floor plans, of other homes
in the neighborhood can attect
how much of a vadue boost your
home gets for the nioneN and
sweat \ou put into it.
Get a clue "Do-it-your-
self" doesn't necessarily mean
you have .to hammuner in eCerN
nail and fasten down ever bolt.
Some projects v\ ill require skills
that are over your head or labor
intensive Hire a professional
you can work with. Enlist the
skills of friends. neighbors and
Get set to stop. Home im-
proxement piolects can snow-
ball into miasi\ e reno\ action
jobs. \\Whenever possible, start
and stop each project within
\ ell defined paraimeiers At the
end of each project ie-e\aluate
yotu budget and dihe time neces-
sarN for the next project

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