Madison County carrier
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Title: Madison County carrier
Portion of title: Carrier
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 58 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Tommy Greene
Place of Publication: Madison Fla
Creation Date: December 6, 2006
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Madison (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Madison County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Madison -- Madison
Coordinates: 30.466389 x -83.415278 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began Aug. 5, 1964.
General Note: Co-publisher: Mary Ellen Greene.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 32, no. 15 (Nov. 22, 1995).
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By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Fire department budgets
will be an item on the agenda
at, the Wednesday, December
6, Madison County Commis-
sion meeting.
New items on the agenda
include: the Division of
Forestry Annual Report; Madi-
son County Memorial Hospital
Update; the United Way; a
Change Order for I-10 infra-
structure; homestead exemp-
tion for seniors; the appoint-
ment of a District 1 member to
the Planning and Zoning
Board; county retirement ser-
Please See Budgets, Page 3A

Dover Murder Trial Date

To Be Set Thursday Morning

By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
A murder trial date is
scheduled to be set Thurs-
day, December 7, in Madi-
son County Circuit Court.
Judge Leandra Johnson
will be presiding.
Court will convene at 9
A county murder trial
for Michael Lee Dover
should be set.
In late November,
2005, a four-day manhunt
by the Madison County
Sheriff's Office culminated
with the arrest of 35-year-
old Michael Lee Dover at
3:01 AM on the morning of
Saturday, November 26, by
members of the Madison

Michael Dover
County Sheriff's Office's
Felony Interdiction Spe-
cialized Tactics team.
According to a Sher-
iff's Department report by
Lt. Mark Joost, Dover was
sought by the Madison
County Sheriff's Office
since he battered and at-
,and ,tL

tempted to kidnap his es-
tranged wife on Thursday,
November 17, 2005.
At approximately 9
p.m. on Tuesday, Novem-
ber 22, Dover shot and
killed 50-year-old Ricky B.
Yates at a residence near
Cherry Lake in Madison-
County. The autopsy re-
vealed that Yates sustained
two gunshot wounds, one
to his torso and the other to
his head. Either of these
wounds had the potential
to be instantly fatal. Mem-
bers of the Sheriff's Office
pursued: leads and devel-
oped information through-
out this investigation.
At approximately 9:19
p.m. on Friday, November

25, the Madison County
Sheriff's Office received a
tip that Michael Lee Dover
was at a residence located
on Coachwhip Avenue,
north of Madison.
Lieutenant Mark K.
Joost, Deputy Chris An-
drews and Deputy John
Sleigher of the Sheriff's
Office Tactical Team re-
sponded to the residence,
along with Sergeant
Homer Q. Melgaard and
Deputy Mike Maurice..
Upon their arrival, the offi-
cers received information
that Dover had just fled
into a wooded area on the
west side of the residence.
After checking several
nearby structures, a

perimeter was established
and additional law enforce-
ment officers were called
out in an effort to contain
Dover and notify nearby
citizens. K-9 assistance
from Madison Correction-
al Institution (Madison
C.I.), Hamilton Correc-
tional Institution (H.C.I.)
and Mayo Correctional In-
stitution (Mayo C.I.), as
well as Leon County Sher-
iff's Officers (L.C.S.O.)
Forward Looking Infared
(F.L.I.R.)-equipped heli-
copter, were requested.
While numerous mem-
bers of the Madison Coun-
ty Sheriff's Office, Madi-
son Police Department and
Please See Trial, Page 3A

Wildlife Dumping,

Is A Crime

WIIITUI waste OT wiulliie is eviaencea in me pnoio
above of a hog found on Highway 53 South. If you have
any information, which will lead to an arrest in this case,
please call the FWC at 1-386-758-0528. Mention that you
saw the story in this newspaper. A $500 reward is offered
for the arrest and prosecution of the offender. (Greene
Publishing, Inc. Photo)

By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
"It's going on all the
time," Jeff Summers, Public
Information Officer for the
Fish and Wildlife Conmmis-
sion, said, referring to the il-
legal dumping of carcasses
alongside roads and on pri-
vate property.
Summers said that the
dumping of wildlife falls un-
der the Florida litter law and
penalties for littering can be
"If they remove some-
thing like a backstrap (from a
wild hog) or any other part of

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the animal and dump it, then
it falls under 'w ill ful waste of
wildlife." Summers said.
"That is also a crime. If you
kill it, you're supposed to use
Summers said that if any-
one sees another person
dumping the wildlife illegal-
ly, they should get a license
plate number, a description of
the vehicle and a description
of the person and call the
To contact FWC's Lake
City office, which serves
Madison County, please call

,laus Is

To Town

The Madison,
County Junior
Auxiliary will be
welcoming Santa
Claus to the 1ard-
Conference Center
on Saturday. De-
cember 9, from 11
a.m. until '3 p.m.
S) You are welcome to:
go out and have
cookies with Santa
and bring your
c camera to
have your poto
taken W~I-o/lv
Saint Nick.

Scam Alert
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Piublishing. Inc.
A telemarketing company is apparently
running a scam in Madison County.
The company claims that they are sell-
ing ads for the football program next season
on behalf of the Madison County High
School cheerleading squad. The company
even gives the name of the cheerleadiig
coach as a reference.
Jud. Hill. the MCHS cheerleading Ben
coach, said that the cheerleading squad is not Killingsworth
taking part in selling the ads.
Ben Killingsworth, principal at MCHS, said, "We do not
outsource ad\ ertising or any type of sales."
Killingsworth added that if anyone would be doing anything
of this nature at the high school, it would have to be a student or
a member of the booster club, for it to be legitimate.

By Janet Schrader
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Cattle prices have been
dropping lately. According to
Madison County Extension
Agent Kevin Campbell, cow
prices historically drop in win-
ter in North Florida. "At least
they have for the last 50
years," Campbell said.
While the feeder calf mar-
ket has dropped somewhat, the
price of poor quality stock, es-
pecially calves has dropped
"The full-weight calves
are still bringing around a dol-
lar," said Townsend Livestock
Market owner Abb Townsend.
"But they have to be quality
stock. The number-two calves
are a lot cheaper."
In Madison County the
big problem is the hay supply
coupled with the lack of grass
available in winter. Many cat-
tle farmers are deciding to
lighten their herds, culling
older and open cows. The in-
crease in numbers at the sale
barns is causing the lower
prices according to Campbell.
"People realize they don't

have enough grass/winter
grazing/hay so they start try-
ing to sell cattle-fewer mouths
to feed," Campbell said. "The
drought has cut hay produc-
tion by about 50 percent
across the region so even more
cows than usual are being
sold. It's the old supply and
demand cliche'."
Townsend said, "They're
getting cheaper because it's
that time of year, and the corn
prices. A shortage of feed in
general has got things de-
pressed a little bit."
On a national level prices
for cattle are lower as well.
According to the Ohio Beef
Cattle Letter, "It's the time for
seasonal weakness in feeder
cattle prices and this is cur-
rently coupled with large feed-
lot inventories and weak fed.
cattle prices. Additionally, the
drought in the Southern Plains
has resulted in generally poor
wheat pasture conditions and
little demand for winter stock-
ers. The result is weak demand
across the board for light and
heavy feeder cattle."
Please See Cattle, Page 3A

Rape Suspect

Nabbed By FHP

By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Florida Highway Pa-
trol arrested a fugitive from
NMississippi on charges of sexu-
al crimes on Wednesday, No-

vember 29, at the eastbound
rest area.
According to a Florida
Highway Patrol report, Paul
Wayne Harrison, 42, was ar-
rested after the FHP discovered
that he was using a pay phone
at the rest area.
Sgt. Steve Ashburn and
Trooper Marlin Kennard re-
sponded to the area and located
Harrison's vehicle. The two of-
ficers located Harrison at the
pay phone. '
Upon identification infor-
mation, Harrison was taken

Paul Wayne Harrison
into custody and transported to
the Madison County Jail.
Harrison was wanted out
of Jackson, Miss. on three
counts of sexual battery, two
counts of statutory rape and six
other counts of sex crimes.
Harrison was arrested
without incident.

Three Sought In Reference

To Aggravated Battery
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Three suspects are being sought in reference to an aggravat-
ed assault on Friday evening, December 1, in Greenville.
According to a Madison County Sheriff's Office report, Cpl.
Mel Renz was dispatched to Cook Street in Greenville in refer-
ence to a harassment incident between with the victim and Mon-
ica Miller. When he arrived on the scene, approximately 20 peo-
ple were there.
As Renz exited his patrol car, people began trying to tell him
what happened. He made contact with a witness, who said that a
white Chevrolet Monte Carlo, with three women (identified as
Monica Miller, Audrey Miller and Alenna Latera Anderson) got
out of the car with weapons.
The witness said that Monica Miller had a crow bar, Audrey
Miller had a bat and Anderson had a straight razor. All three sus-
pects made threats to kill the victim and began to swing the
weapons at the victim and at the witness.
The two women stated that, when Renz arrived on the
Please See Aggravated Battery, Page 3A

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3 Sections, 28 Pages
Around Madison Co........5-9A
Church....................Section C
Classifieds.................. 6B
Community Calendar..........5A
Country Christmas............16A
Crim e................................ 3A
Legals..................... 7B
Obituaries........................... 5A
Sports............................4-5, 8B

VOL. 43 NO. 17 Wednesday, December 6. 2006

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2A Madison County Carrier www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, December 6, 2066


With The Publisher
Mary Ellen Greene

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

School Board Members Earn Huge Salary


A Family Tradition
Membership in the Masonic Bodies has been a tradition in
our family.
My father, William Buford Selman, is the oldest living
member of the Madison Masonic Lodge. At 96 years old, he
has his 65-year-membership pin, given to him by the District
Grand Master, Eric Daniel, two years ago. There are very few
Masons who have had the honor of being in the Masonic Order
this many years.
I have seen what the Masonic Lodge has meant to my father
and a host of other men, whom I have admired and respected
through the years. And, I have seen what it means to my hus-
Masonic history goes back many, many years, with many
presidents and authors of our Constitution being Masons. In a
book entitled, Morals and Dogma, the author tells us, "Mason-
ry is a succession of allegories, the mere vehicles of great le-
sions in morality and philosophy."
In this vein, many men have had the answers to the great
questions found in the greatest Light If they have the Light
and remember these things, then not only can they be proud to
answer questions, but be proud to leads other toward the Light.
Just a few weeks ago, I was proud to have taken a. picture
of four generations of Masons in our family my father,
William Buford Selman; my husband, Tommy Greene; our son,
Harvey Greene III, and his son, James Noland Greene, and our
son, William Greene. When Noland was inducted into the Ma-
sons, so was our son-in-law, Paul Kinsley.
Our daughter, Emerald Kinsley, is the Worthy Matron of the
Eastern Stars, the sister organization of the Masons. My moth-
er and father were Eastern Stars, as were my grandmother,
Roberta Lanier Green, and my aunts Allene Tadlock, Frances
Lunsford, Irene Johnson, and Rosa V. Zipperer. Also Eastern
Star members are our daughters-in-law, Janice and Lisa Greene.
It is with proud tradition that Paul and Noland join the family in
their Masonic work.
The Masonic slogan is "Taking good men, and making
them better." (Please see Page 9Afor a picture of the Masonic
men. who entered toeiler ite/iult at the Maadishin M asonic
'Nuff said...Bye for now... See 'ya.


I know that the Madison Community and folks are some of
the best people on earth and that is why I am writing this letter
in hopes that someone might help me with a situation. Just re-
cently a nine year old girl, and her mom moved to Madison.
The mother who had worked in her job for several years, sud-
denly went in to work one day to be told not to come back the
next day because the owner decided to close his business. In
the area they lived, jobs were scarce and hard to come by.
The cost of living was twice that in Madison, and to top offf
things, this young woman and little girl lost a baby and a sister
who died at 11 months of age. The pain, and hurt, and fear that
they.have had to endure in such a short time, is much more than
most folks do in a lifetime.
They to Madison to live ith a brother [uncle] because the\
were, homeless and needed help. Of coui-e \\hen hfi fQund out..
he opened his home to help them the best he can. They packed

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everything they could fit into their car and made the moye.c
What is so sad is that this little girl of nine years has no toys.,,'
games not even a baby doll, to play with.
Christmas is coming in a few weeks. The mother is look-,:
ing for employment, but sometimes like everyone knows it ;is
very hard to find employment in December. I am asking your
help to get this little girl perhaps a bike, a new baby doll, playI
station, board games, really just anything you feel would be age
appropriate for heq. She has absolutely nothing to play with,
She is a very sweet little, girl who has had a tremendous amount.
of weight upon her shoulders and it would be really great to see,
her smiles on Christmas morning.
If you want to know more information, you can call me(
Lanette Hill at 973-6394. Thank you so much for helping me-
with this. .
Lanette Hill

Question of the Week

Masonery is a family tradition. Left to right are:
Noland Greene, Tommy Greene, and Paul Kinisey.
Noland and Paul were recently inducted into the Masons.
(Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Emerald Kinlsey, No-
vember 13, 2006)

"Did you go
shopping the
day after

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Log on to www.greenepublishing.com to vote on this week's question...
"Are you finished with your Christmas shopping?"
Voting for this question ends December 11 at 9 a.m. Duplicates will be removed,

Here, five men, all related, are Madison Masons. Left
to right are: Noland Greene, who is just starting his years
of Mason work; his father, Harvey Greene, III, a Madison
Mason; his father, Tommy Greene, a Madison Mason for
42 years; William Madison Greene, a Madison Mason;
and Paul Kinsley, who is beginning his Masonic work.
(Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Emerald Kinlsey, No-
vember 13, 2006)

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Four generations of Masons were pictured just be-
fore the initiation November 13. Left to right are: Buford
Selman, a 65-year Mason; his son-in-law, Tommy Greene,
a 42 year Mason; Harvey Greene III, a 15-year Mason; and
James Noland Greene, who was initiated into Masonery
November 13th. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Mary
Ellen Greene, Noveber 13, 2006)

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Dear Editor: Not bad for a few hours of work is it? I suppo
A help wanted ad, we would all like to see: ** Help Want- enough they can always vote themselves anoti
ed: School Board member Salary of $24,675 per year- must be to ask the taxpayers. Don't know about you, b
able to meet twice a month for about Ito 2 hours each time, no a close watch for this want ad in the newspaper
education required**
Now assume that the school board does meet twice a month Taxpayer,
(24 times a year) that is an average of $1028.13 per meeting. Dwight Barl

Jesus Offers Salvation To
By Stephanie Reyna Jesus on the other hand is a real man
Jesus is to a sinner, as Santa Claus is to a small child. put your trust in, you will never be disap
When we were little we couldn't wait until Christmas. All thing He did is completely documented for
year long we were told Santa is watching you, and if you ence as well.as. spiritual growth. (John 3:1
behave, you can ask him for whatever you want. \Ve would loved the world that He gave His one am
then do our best and expect a shiny new toy. The little whoever believes in Him shall not perish 1
spark of excitement in the bottom of our stomach, would life."
barely allow us 'to sleep the night before Christmas. The The faith that we had as small childr
butterflies would grow, as we anticipated the gifts. Santa Claus may have been hindered, but d
As we grew older though, we realized, that the story of your faith in Jesus Christ. He's offering s
Santa Clause was make believe. This profound revelation right now. Will you receive His gift? (Roi
might leave one feeling disappointed and cause them to the wages of sin is death, but the gift of G(
doubt anything they cannot see. in Christ Jesus our Lord."

Cost Of Livina In Madison Is

Florida Frets Service

Wednesday, December 6, 2006 www.greenepublishin2.com Madison County Carrier 3A


F rial cont from Page 1A
-dison Correctional Institution helped to -maintain a
perimeter and notify residents, Lieutenant Joost, Deputy
'Andrews, Deputy Sleigher and Madison Police Depart-
Tnent Officer Joey Agner accompanied the H.C.I, K-9
team during the initial track of Dover.
The H.C.I. team, consisting of Lieutenant Stanley
Cribbs, Sergeant John Morris and Sergeant Chris Sapp
quickly picked up Dover's scent. During this time, Pi-
lo.t/Deputy Rick Debacker and Pilot/Deputy Lee Majors
of L.C.S.O.'s aviation unit, Scout 1, arrived and were ap-
parently instrumental in keeping Dover pinned down
with their aircraft's F.L.I.R. capability as well as their oth-
er night vision equipment. After several hours, the Madi-
son C.I. K-9 team,'consisting of Sergeant Billy, Richard-
son, Sergeant Todd Richardson, Officer Tim Robinson
and Officer Donnie Bass, and the Mayo C.I. K-9 team,
consisting of Warden Jim Whitt,, Sergeant Whendell
Green, Sergeant Lance Lamb and Officer Edward Harris,
relieved the H.C.I. K-9 team. The Mayo C.I. team, who
were iat this time accompanied by Lieutenant Joost,
Deputy Andrews, Deputy Sleigher and Officer Agner,
quickly picked up Dover's scent and tracked him in a
northeasterly direction to a large hay barn.
At search of the barn was conducted but Dover was
not located. The Mayo C.I. team once again picked up
Dover's scent and tracked him in a southeasterly direc-
tion towards St. Thomas A.M.E. Church Road. Shortly
before 3 AM on the morning of Saturday, 26 November
2005, the team came to a yard with a large metal storage
building. Deputy Sleigher covered Lieutenant Joost,
Deputy Andrews and Officer Agner as they entered the
building to search for Dover. During the subsequent
search of the building, Lieutenant Joost located a rolled-
upi mattress in the building. Suspecting that Dover may be
irngide the mattress, Joost positioned Deputy Andrews,
Deputy Sleigher and Officer Agner behind cover near the
foot of the mattress while he took a position, overlooking
the center of the mattress. Without knowing if anyone
-was inside the mattress, Lieutenant Joost instructed
Iover to' come out with his hands visible. When there
ovas no response, Lieutenant Joost motioned for Deputy
Ahndrews to move the foot of the mattress from behind
"o6ver so that he could engage Dover if necessary. After
tl mattress was lifted, away, Dover quickly displayed
lhis empty hands and he was handcuffed without further
incident. Two loaded .38 Special revolvers were recov-
ered from Dover's person.
Michael Lee Dover is being held ini the Madison
County Jail without bond on charges of Murder In The
First Degree, Kidnaping and Domestic Violence Bat-


cont from Page 1A

The skyrocketing price of corn is a major contributing fac-
tor to the tanking cattle market. Feed lot owners out west are
buying fewer cattle right now because of already high invento-
ries of feeder calves .and the increased costs to feed them out.
Purdue University Extension marketing specialist Chris
Hurt said, "Over the past eight crop years from 1998 to 2005,
U.S. corn prices averaged just $2.05 per bushel. Historically, the
'cattle industry has been the animal segment that makes the
b' biggest adjustments to high-priced feed and that will likely be
the cage this time as well."
Hurt added, "The October 1, 2006 inventory is the largest
:'since the current records began in 1996. Feedlot managers have
'placed large numbers of calves this summer and early fall, and
'aid high prices for the privilege of ownership. Now, feed prices
have moved much higher, raising the costs of production and
break-even levels."
W: hat all this means to Madison ranchers is the high price of
corn is affecting feeder calf prices while the lack of grass and
fiay and the time of the year is affecting the price of other stock.
'1'Good replacement heifers have been steady," Townsend said.
'Good replacement cows are holding at 60 cents and up. But the
quality of the cattle in the market is off a bit. We've been getting
some thin ones."
"The initial surge of higher feed prices is being felt most
heavily by two industry sectors," Hurt said. "The first is feedlot
managers who paid high prices for calves and did not have their
needed feed input costs hedged. The second and biggest losers
from much higher feed prices so far are the cow-calf operations
.and some backgrounders."
Hurt added cow and calf operations will be hit hard because
as long as feed prices remain high, lower calf prices can be ex-
"It's too early to understand all of the impacts and to make
accurate projections, but the reality of higher feed prices has ar-
rived, and the cattle industry must make major adjustments,"
Hurt said.

et lead stories,

the Community
Calendar .

so much more!

Aggravated Battery
cont from Page 1A

scene, all three women fled the area.
Renz and another deputy patrolled the area the rest of the
night, but were unable to locate the suspects.

cont from Page 1lA

vices proposal from Brad Bashaw, of Edward Jones; and volun-
teer fire department budgets.
The fire department budgets will be on the agenda at 5:30
Items on the consent agenda include: a status report for the
Madison County SHIP Program through October 2006; a pay-
ment of. $80,000 for Rails to Trails Phase II; a payment of
$11,714.31 for Unilateral Administrative Order Costs for the
Landfill Superfund Site; a budget amendment request for mos-
quito control; a budget amendment request for the Supervisor of
Elections; a budget amendment request for the Fiscally Con-
strained County Fund; and a letter to the Florida Department of
Transportation, regarding State Road 53.
Under unfinished business, appointment of members to the
Madison County Design Review Board will be discussed.
Under the Public Works agenda, discussion of a letter from
a citizen concerning an operation of an ATV on certain roadways
will be discussed, as will Community Development Block Grant

SLee Limelight
Jacob Bembry

Remember Pearl Harbor
I hope everyone is enjoying the Christmas holidays!'
This Thursday, pause and remember the brave men who lost
their lives at Pearl Harbor 65 years ago. Remember, if it wasn't
for the brave men and women who fought overseas and on the
home front during the war, we would not celebrate the freedoms
we have today.,
The Lee Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual
Christmas program for children on Saturday, December 16, be-
ginning at 6 p.m. as Santa rides into town to give out presents
to meet all of the little boys and girls in Lee at the Lee City Hall.
Midway Church of God will host its annual Christmas play,
A Cowboy Christmas, on Sunday evening, December 17, be-
ginning at 6 p.m.
Margie Phillips and Lenora Pate will be in charge of this
year's Christmas play, as children from the church, always de-
light audiences with their energetic productions.
Everyone is invited!
Happy birthday wishes are extended to Quincy Thomas and
Tyler Lamb, who will celebrate their big days on Thursday, De-
cember 7. Amanda Doyle and Kaylee Groover will celebrate
their birthdays on Friday, December 8. Eddie Richie will cele-
brate his big day on Saturday, December 9. Weta Johnson and
Louvenia Carter will celebrate their birthdays on Saturday, De-
cember 10. Jodi Phillips will celebrate her birthday on Tuesday,
December 12.
That's all the news for this week! Have a great week and a
beautiful forever! May God bless each and every one of you!

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National Security
Joe Boyles
Guest Columnist

Rangel's Draft
In the run up to the 2004 election, a rumor began to circu-
late in high schools and colleges that as soon as the'election was
complete, President Bush would reinstate military conscription
(aka: the draft) to provide manpower for his War on Terror. The
rumor was spread by leftist organizations like MoveOn.org that
wanted to influence more young people to vote for Democrats
and presidential candidate John Kerry. You might recall, I
wrote a couple of columns at the time debunking the myth.
At the time, there happened to be draft legislation in the
House of Representatives offered by Congressman Charles
Rangel, a long-serving Democrat from Harlem. When the nasty
rumor %% would not go away, Republicans in charge of Congress
brought the bill to the floor for debate and yote. Democrats
cried foul but could not stop the process. The bill was over-
whelming defeated 402-2. Congressman Rangel voted against
his own bill!
Fast-forward two years. Now that the 2006 election is his-
tory and Democrats will take control of Congress in January, in-
coming House Ways and Means Committee chairman Charlie
Rangel has raised the issue of the draft once again. His theory
is that if \\e hat\e military) conscription, a future president will
be much less likely to enter into a foreign war such as Bush did
in Iraq. He says,. "it's a matter of fairness." Uh-oh whenev-
er a liberal mentions the word fairness, I smell a rat.
The theory is entirely untested, but history suggests that it
won't make a difference. The existence of a draft did not dis-
suade Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy or Johnson from sending
large contingents of troops to fight on foreign soil.
Rangel's idea was quickly slapped down by the incoming
Democratic House leaders, Nancy Pelosi and Steny Hoyer.
They won't touch military conscription with a ten-foot pole
which indicates they are interested in winning future elections -
good for them. Rangel is a stubborn fellow and keeps talking
about holding hearings on the idea. Although very outspoken,
the 77 year-old gets away with such because he is so affable.
Still, in his new leadership role, he is going to have to guard-his
speech more carefully.
There are two overwhelming reasons why we will not draft
young men and women for service in our armed forces. First,
the All-Volunteer force since its inception in 1973 has, been
hugely successful. For more than three 'decades, the military,
services have attracted new recruits because they want to join,
riot because they are forced into service. In the meantime, the
population pool of candidates has increased while the demands
of the military have lessened. In short, we have more to choose
from and since the modern battlefield emphasizes technology
more than manpower, we need fewer fighting men. Charlie
Rangel is stuck in a time warp of 1948 when he was drafted into
the Army, but times change and we have moved on.
Second, we are not going to reinstitute the draft because it
violates the idea of choice. Americans like to have choices and
resent being told that they must join an organization. Freedom
and individual liberty are ingrained in the American culture.
Let's reduce this argument to simple, common sense. Role
play with me for a moment; pretend you are a GI sharing a fox-
hole with another soldier and the enemy is all around you.
Would you rather your buddy be a volunteer or a conscript? Be-
cause volunteers are more dependable than draftees and my life
was at stake, I'd take the volunteer every time.
Mr. Rangel's draft is going nowhere and he must know it.
But just in case you want to express your opinion.one way or the
other, you may write the good congressman at this address:

The Honorable Charles B. Rangel
2354 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
I have nothing against Mr. Rangel, but isn't this just like a
liberal to try a little social engineering at the expense of choice
and personal liberty? Throw away something that works very
well for an unproven theory based on outdated information.
Give me a break.
When you go to sleep tonight, keep one eye open because
Congress is in session and come January, liberal Democrats like
Charlie Rangel will be in charge.

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Madison County



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Marijuna Possession
A Madison man was ar- a sus-
rested on Saturday, November p ended
25, for possession of marijua- driver's
na. license.

While on routine patrol, at
approximately 1:30 p.m.,
Deputy Jason Whitfield spot-
ted a trailer traveling south of
Lee, on Highway 255. The
trailer did not bare a license
plate. He stopped the vehicle
and also discovered that the
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On Sunday, November
26, 2006, Suwannee County
Sheriff's Sergeant Shawn.
Larney arrested Vicente Co-
barravias-Camacho, alias
Hector M. Reymundi-Ruiz,
24, 1405 NE Duval Street,
Lot 7, Live Oak, FL. Cobar-
ravias-Camacho was charged.
with driving without a valid
driver's license and criminal
use of personal identification

information, greater than
According to the Suwan-
nee County Sheriff's Office,
at approximately 1:00 a.m.
Sergeant Larney observed a
blue Dodge pickup traveling
on Duval Street that did not
have a light illuminating the
tag. After stopping the vehi-
cle, he found that the driver
did not possess a valid license

On Tuesday, November 28th, Suwannee
County Sheriff's Deputy Kelly Putnel arrested
Zachary Richard Mc-Millen, 1'7,48 N\W Ham-
"by Gl&i,'I"Ake! '*Cit1 FL.' MeMillein 'wag
charged with possession of cocaine and pos-
session of drug paraphernalia.
According to the Suwannee County Sher-
iff's Office, at approximately 9:40 p.m.
Deputy Putnel was dispatched to the McDon-
ald's located on US 129 north in reference to a

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November 18 that James

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and that he was using some-
one else's identification infor-
mation at his place of em-
was arrested and transported
to the Suwannee County Jail,
where his bond was set at
$5,250.00. He was able to ob-
tain a surety bond through a
local bonding agency and was

disturbance. McMillen had been involved in a
verbal dispute with a friend and when the
deputy) arri ed he started selling. Afier he ,
placed 'in' handcuff! 'for his atid the officer's
protection he was found to have in his posses-
sion a plastic straw and a baggie containing co-
McMillen was arrested and transported to
the Suwannee County Jail. He was later re-
leased into the custody of his parents..

,Patrick Odle, 24, of Winter
Haven, Florida, was sentenced
today to 15 years' imprison-
ment, to be followed by a life-
time term of supervised re-
lease for distribution and pos-
session of child pornography
via computer. Odle was sen-
tenced to a prison term of 15
years, to be followed by a life-
time term of supervised re-
lease. He pleaded guilty to the
charges on August 11, 2006.
According to court docu-
ments, at the time the offenses
were committed, Odle was
employed by the Polk County
Sheriff's Office as a civilian
detention technician at the
South County Jail facility in
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ages of children engaging in
sexually explicit conduct to
another individual with whom
he was communicating online.
A search warrant was execut-
ed at Odle's residence, and
forensic examination of the
computers and electronic stor-
age devices revealed in excess
of 5,000 images, including
three video files, of children
engaged in sexually explicit
The case was investigated
by the Federal Bureau of In-
vestigation, including the
FBI's Innocent Images Task
Force. The FBI's Innocent Im-
ages Task Force is a multi-
agency task force comprised
of the FBI, the Hillsborough
County Sheriff's Office, the
Largo Police Department, the
Manatee County Sheriff's Of-
fice, the Lakeland Police De-
partment, and the United
States Probation Office. The
Task Force is an intelligence
driven, proactive investigative
initiative that combats the
proliferation of child pornog-
raphy and child sexual ex-
ploitation facilitated by the
Internet. The mission of the
Innocent Images Task Force is
to reduce the vulnerability of
children to acts of sexual ex-
ploitation and abuse facilitat-
ed through computers; to
identify and rescue witting
and unwitting child victims;
and to investigate and prose-
cute sexual predators who use
the Internet to sexually ex-
ploit children for personal and
financial gain. The case was
prosecuted by Assistant Unit-
ed States Attorney Rachelle
DesVaux Bedke.

Winter Springs Man Arrested

For Child Pornography
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement's Computer
Crime Center with assistance from the Seminole County Sher-
iff's Office yesterday arrested Jack Randolph Nation of Winter
Springs, Fla. Nation was charged with 11 counts of sexual per-
formance by a child related to the possession of child pornogra-
phy and one count of transmission of pornography by electron-
ic device or equipment. Both offenses are third-degree felonies.
This investigation began after FDLE identified another in-
dividual that had been distributing child pornography in the Ya-
hoo group "Petit Picture Traders" to other group members. This
investigation subsequently led to the identification of Nation
who was also a member of this group. Following the seizure of
Nation's computer by FDLE, a forensic examination of the com-
puter disclosed the presence of numerous images suspected to
depict child pornography. These images were submitted to the
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Exploited
Child Unit who was instrumental in the identification of these
FDLE and the Seminole County Sheriff's Office are, both
members of, the North Florida Internet Crimes Against Children
Task Force, a federally-supported program providing training to
law enforcement officers throughout the country.
Nation was apprehended, without incident at his residence
by the Seminole County Sheriff's .Office and is being held at the
Seminole County Jail on a $55,000 bond.

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Live Oak Man Arrested For

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Lake City Juvenile Arrested For

Possession Of Cocaine

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Employee Sentenced In Child Porn Case


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The Crime report is published every Wednesday. It also in-
cludes an individual from Madison County's active warrant list
or a wanted person believed to be in Madison County.
If you have any information concerning the suspect, or
know his/her whereabouts, please contact one of the following
agencies. Madison County Sheriff's Department--973-4001,
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this feature. Neither this newspaper, nor any members of its
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rant for their arrest by local, area, state, and/or federal law en-
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Georgia Man Sentenced To

Decade In Federal Prison For

Internet Solicitation Of Minor

And Obstructucton
United States Attorney Gregory R. Miller, Northern District of
Florida, announced November 28 that Mark Segalla, 49, of Winder,
Georgia, was sentenced by Senior United States District Judge
Lacey A. Collier to 10 years in federal prison for using a computer
to persuade, induce, entice or coerce a minor female to engage in
sexual. acfitL iti and for obstruction of justice After serving, his
prison term, Segalla will be on supervised release for the rest of his
life. As a result of his conviction, Segalla must register as a sex of-
A jury convicted Segalla of both crimes in September. The jury
heard evidence that the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office con-
ducted an undercover online investigation through "Yahoo Chat,"
during which an investigator posed as a 15-year-old 'female resident
of Milton, Florida. For a period of fifteen months, Segalla "chatted"
with whom he believed to be "Lori." The government introduced
evidence of Segalla's "chat logs," in which he used sexually explicit
language to tell "Lori" that he wanted to have. sex with her, and
wanted her to return to Georgia to live with him. The jury heard ev-
idence that in May 2005, Segalla told "Lori" he was traveling from
Georgia to Texas and asked her to meet and spend the night with
him in Milton. Days before traveling to Florida in June 2006, Segal-
la told "Lori" what he wanted to do with her sexually. He made
arrangements to meet "Lori" at a Santa Rosa County restaurant,
where he was arrested as he approached an undercover Santa Rosa
County Deputy posing as "Lori." After his federal indictment, the
Federal Bureau of Investigation discovered that Segalla had in-
structed his brother to perform a "total destructive restore" on his
computer. The brother testified that after leaving Segalla's home in
Winder, Georgia, he met with Segalla in Milton, where Segalla told
him to "destroy" Segalla's computer after the brother left Florida.
This case resulted from the cooperative law enforcement: ef-
forts of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Santa Rosa
County Sheriff's Office. Praising the work of both agencies, Unit-
ed States Attorney Miller agreed with the argument of the prosecu-
tor, Assistant United States Attorney Tiffany H. Sims: "Children
lose their innocence because of the predatory practices of men like
Segalla." United States Attorney Miller affirmed the commitment
of his office and federal agencies in partnership with State and lo-
cal agencies to vigorously work to protect the children of the North-
ern District of Florida from this danger.

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Thompson Wins fifty Dollar (s Certificate

from Aadison Senicr Citizen Center


Shelton Williams, age 89,
,died Wednesday, November
29, 2006 in Madison.
Funeral services were held
Monday, December 4, at 11:00
a.m. at Beggs Funeral Home,
Madison, with burial follow-
ing at Oak Ridge Cemetery,
, Donations may be made to
Madison County Memorial
Hospital, 309 NE Marion St.
Madison, Florida 32340 or the
First Baptist Church Building
Fund, P.O. Box 307, Madison,
FL 32340.
He was born in Madison,
where he lived all his life. He
was a member of the First
Baptist Church in Madison,
tand was a warehouse manager
for Van H. Priest before his re-
He is survived by his son:
Bill and (Edie) Williams of
Tallahassee; one brother,
James (Betty) Williams of Lee;
'one sister: Ethelene Williams
of Lee; two grandsons, Shelton
Burgess Williams of Tampa,
and Ryan Faircloth Williams
'of Atlanta, GA.-:
He was preceded in death
by his wife of 63 years, Jessie

Showcase Talent
In December 7th
Featuring The Whimsical
Musical "Oz3"And
New Orleans Style Blues & Jazz
Performing, music from
"The Wizard of Oz" to New
Orleans style blues, North
Florida Community College
music students will showcase
their talents in concert on
Thursday, December 7 at Van
H. Priest Auditorium, 7 p.m.
The concert is open to the pub-
Ilic with no admission fee.
Directing the concert is
Dr. Rebecca Burkart, NFCC
music instructor.
The concert is open to the
public at no charge. For infor-
mation, contact Rebecca
Burkart at (850) 973-1643 or
email Music@nfcc.edu.

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Tim Thompson, left, is pictured with his brother, Danny Thompson.Tim was the win-
ner of the fifty dollar gas certificate from the Madison Senior Citizens Center. (Photo
By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing, Inc. ,
Tim Thompson won the raffle for a $50 gas certificate from the Madison Senior Citizen Cen-
ter. He works at the New Millennium Systems, LLC. Building in Lake City.
Thompson's wife, Debbie, works at Madison Ci ty Hall and his daughter, Darb'. is in the fifth
grade at Lee Elementary School.


December 6
The Tall Pines Club will
meet in the Mill conference
room at noon. Please plan to
attend and you may bring a
dish to go with turkey, ham
and dressing. We plan a good
time of food, fun, and fellow-
December 6
"Christmas Around the
World" is the theme for this
year's Christmas at the Man-
sion holiday open house De-
cember 6-10 p.m. at the Ward-
law-Smith-Goza Conference
Center in Madison, Fla. The
North Florida Community
College Foundation, Inc. and
the Friends of the Mansion
cordially invite the public to
attend. The Mansion will be
open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednes-
day, December 6 through Fri-
day, December 8; 11 a.m.-4
p.m. on Saturday, December
9; and 1-4 p.m. on Sunday,
December 10. As a special
treat the Madison County Ju-
nior Auxiliary will host
"Cookies with Santa" on Sat-
urday, December 9 from 1-3
p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus will
be available to take pictures
with children so bring a cam-
era. The public is invited to
stop by anytime during the
open house hours. Don't miss
this spectacular holiday op-
portunity. Admission is free,
but donations are welcome
and benefit the WSG Confer-
ence Center. For more infor-
mation, contact Maria Greene,
Mansion coordinator, at 973-
9432 or email
greenem @ nfcc. edu.
December 8
Greenville's 21st annual
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place on December 8-9. This
year's theme will be "Country
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Eyes." There will be plenty of
fanuly-fun packed in this
year's County Christmas so.
please look for a schedule of
events in Friday's Enterprise-
Recorder newspaper.
December 9
Madison County J.A. ex-
citedly welcomes Santa to the
Smillh-WardlJa\ Conference
Center in Do%%nto'vn Madison.
from 11:00, a.m. 3:00 p.m.
Come have cookies with San-
ta and bring your own camera
and take child's picture- with
Santa. Also with Santa will be',
Mrs. Claus (Supt. Lou Miller)
and guest elves (School Board
December 9
Join Women Led by God
for their 2006 Womens' Re-
treat, Banquet, Fashion and
Talent Show. The event will
take place at 6:30 p.m. at the
Madison Woman's Club. For
more information contact
Evang. Catherine Murphy at
929-4063 or Min. Judy Hill at
December 13
The meeting of the 55
Plus Club will meet at the
United Methodist Cooperative
Community Center at Noon
with -a free lunch of soup,
sandwiches, desserts and iced
tea. Lee United Methodist
Church is the host this month.
This is a ministry for seniors
55 years old and above of any

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faith, who live in Madison
County. Reservations ar ,not
necessary and there are no fees
of any kind. The program for
the month will be presented by
"Debbie Bass and Friends"
.who will entertain those gath-
ered with Old Time Christmas
,Carols!. We certainly look,for-
,ardto.s,gome beautiful Christ-,
pas ,music! The, United
Methodist Community Center
is located 5 miles North of
Madison on Highway 145. For
more information about 55
Plus Club or any outreach
ministry of. the UMCM con-
tact the Coordinator, Linda
Gaston at 929-4938.
December 14
Winter Wonderland at
Fort Mack from December 14-
17 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Lots
of fun for all ages! Donations
and non-perishable foods will
be accepted at the gate for ad-
mission. Help us help the
needy! Enjoy all the colorful
lights; feast on a bowl of chili,
and sip on a cup of warm hot
chocolate, all while supporting
your local scouts, Cub Scout
Pack # 626 and Girl Scout
Troop #63. You can even have
your picture taken with Santa!
And don't forget that Christ-
mas is fast approaching, so
why not do a little shopping in
one of the stores? For more
information contact Gary
Mack at 850-251-2186.

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The family of the late Simmie Charles Thomas Sr.,
graciously acknowledge with sincere appreciation your great
outpouring of love and kindness shown to us during our peri-
od of bereavement. It is because of you and the comforting
power of the Holy Spirit that we are able to meet this experi-
ence with an overcoming attitude and constant assurance that
God will take care of us.
Wainright Thanks Family And Friends
Lois Wainright's 90th birthday, known as "Gangie". to
family and close friends, was a success thanks to a very fun
time of fellowship.; Family, cousins, inlaws and outlaws
showed up for the festivities. There were at least 50 people in
Gangie was true to her word and rode up on her grandson,
Bubba McGriff's Honda Goldwing.
A big thank you is extended to everyone who was in-
volved with her birthday celebration. Also, after picking the
money from her nioney tree, she will be knee deep in Gangie
cakes for all "The old people in Madison for sometime."

The Family of the Late Elder J.R. Swilley sincerely thank
God for friends like you who have helped ease our heartfelt
pain with kind expressions and words of comfort. Our hearts
are so full of love and gratitude to all .of you. Your prayers,
words of consolation, flowers and the many kind acts, both
seen and unseen, have sustained us these days since the pass-
ing of our love one. We love you dearly and will keep these
loving memories tucked deep within our hearts. Special thanks
to Elder Robert Gaines Moderator of the Middle Florida Geor-
gia Primitive Baptist Association, members of the association,
Rev. Jones. Pastor of New Bethel Primitive Baptist Church
and Damascus Baptist Church.

Consider These
Year-end Financial Tips

Provided by Brad Bashaw, Edward Jones

If you're like. most people, you're probably amazed
at how fast the year went by. But while you've still got a
few weeks left in 2006, take the time to consider some
year-end financial moves. Here are a few to think about:

Review your investment strategies. Your life can
change significantly over the course of a year. You may
have gotten married or remained: you might have had a
child,or grandchild; you might have decided to change
jobs or open your own business the list could go on and
on. And for every single one of these changes in your
life, you very well might need to change your invest-
ment strategies.
Add to your retirement plan. If you have a 401(k),
403(b) or 457(b), your employer may allow you to make
extra contributions before the endof the year. Since you
typically make these contributions with "pre-tax" dol-
lars, the more you contribute, the lower your taxable
income may be. And of course, your money grows on a
tax-deferred basis.
Sell off some of your "winners." The stock market
had a pretty good year in 2006, so you may well end up
with some large net capital gains. If that's the case, you
might want to consider selling some stock to generate a
loss before year-end a move that could reduce the
amount of tax you pay this year. Keep in mind, though,
that if you do sell stock to generate a loss, the IRS'
"wash sale" rules will prohibit you from purchasing sub-
stantially similar stock within 30 days before or after the
sale that generated the loss.
Make a charitable gift. By making a gift to a chari-
table organization, you'll help a group whose work you
support and you'll also help yourself. You'll get an
immediate tax break for your contribution, and, if you
give an appreciated asset, such as stock, you'll avoid
having to pay the eventual capital gains taxes when the
stock is sold. Plus, you'll be removing an asset from
your estate, thereby reducing the likelihood of incurring
estate taxes. Before making any moves, though, check
with your tax professional.
Put extra money to work. If you have a large
amount of cash to invest, and it's "sitting around" earn-
ing interest, you might want to shift some of the income
to next year by investing in a short-term Certificate of
Deposit or Treasury bill that matures in 2007.
"Grade" your investments' performance. It's, a
good idea to review your investment portfolio at least
once a year and the end of the year is as good a time as
any. As you look over your year-end statements, ask
yourself if your investments have performed as you had
While no one can predict the future, the best
investors plan for, and often achieve, a certain rate of
return or at least a return that lies in a fairly narrow
range each year. How do they do it? By understanding
their investments and by choosing a mix that best
reflects their individual risk tolerance and time horizon.
So, if each year you find yourself "unpleasantly sur-
prised" at your portfolio's performance, you probably
need to make some changes.
By taking these steps before 2006 ends, you just
might make 2007 a happy new year.


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Wednesday, December 6, 2006

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Potter fonoedWM BSrdaIShower

Bride-elect Rachel Nic-
hole Potter was honored by
friends and family with a love-
ly shower preceding her mar-
riage July 29, 2006, to Thomas
Harvey Greene IV.
The shower was held at
the home of Emerald Greene
Kinsley in Madison County.
Approximately 30 friends,
family, and bridesmaids, at-
tended. Special guests includ-
ed her mother, Rita Potter of
Lafayette County; her grand-
mother, Nonie Mae Bell of
Lafayette County; and her
aunt, Connie McClamma, of
Also attending were -her
.soon-to-be mothers-in-law,
Tracy Spooner of Bainbridge,
Ga; and Janice Greene of
Largo; her soon-to-be grand-
mother-in-law, Mary Ellen
Greene of Madison; and her
soon-to-be aunts-in-law: Lisa
Marie Greene; and Emerald
Greene Kinsley. Other rela-
tives included the groom-
elect's sisters, Kelli Greene,
the groom's sister and a brides-
maid in the' upcoming wed-
ding; and Jade Greene, the
groom-elect's sister, who was
the Flower Girl in the upcom-
ing wedding; and his cousins,
Cheltsie and Brooke Kinsley,
as well as other friends of the
bride and groom.

Bride-elect Rachel Potter sits down a minute during
her bridal shower. Behind her is her mother-in-law, Jan-
ice Greene, of Largo.

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Rachel Potter and Thomas
Harvey Greene, IV were unit-
ed in marriage July 29, 2006,
in a lovely wedding ceremony w
at the Wedding Chapel in%
Madison at 11:00 a.m.
The Wedding Chapel is
the site of the old Presbyterian
Church on Range Street, and N
was packed to capacity with
friends, family, and acquain-
A beautiful Prelude med-
ley by John Mason was played
as guests and.parents were
seated for the wedding.
"Air" by G. F. Handel, art.
by Jack Schrader, was played.
during the wedding party pro-
"Te Deum" by Marc An-
toine Charpentier was the mu-
sic selected for the Bridal Pro- .
Officiating at the double-
ring ceremony was Minister
Jackie Watts.
During the lighting of the
unity candle and conummunion,
"Till Kingdom Come," played
by Justin Piazza was enjoyed.
Musicians for the occasion .
were: Justin Piazza, who ren-k -'
dered a guitar solo; and John Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Harvey Greene, IV
Mason III, the organist for the wedding.
"Allego Maestoso" by G. F. Handel, arr. Jack Schrader was played for the Recessional.
Rachel is the daughter of John and Rita Potter of Lafayette County.
Thomas is the son of Harvey and Janice Greene, of Largo, Florida, and Tracy and Larry
Spooner of Bainbridge, Ga.
The bride's maternal grandmother attending was Nonie Mae Bell of Lafayette County. The
bride's other grandmotherr, Nlaxine Potter. of Richmond, Indiana. was unable to attend due ;to
health prr6bleris. "
Paternal grandparents attending the ceremony were Tommy and Mary Ellen Greene of Madi-
The groom's paternal great-grandfather attending was William Buford Selman, Sr. of Madi-

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Rachel holds the jar full
of money given to her at
her shower when guests
could not say the words
"I've Never........." .They had
to put money in the jar for
the bride's "Honeymoon"
and Rachel had a full jar af-
ter the game was over.

Guests enjoyed playing a
number of games, and winners
won prizes. One fun game was
when Rachel was presented a
red apron to wear with all the
kitchen utensils she would
need attached to the apron as
guests played a game.
The other fun game was
when guests had to put money
in a jar for "The Honeymoon
of the Bride" every time a
guest said a word that they
couldn't relate they had "nev-
er" done. The bride was given
the money following the enter-
taining game.
Refreshments of sand-
wiches, fruit, cake; cheese and
crackers, and various other
hor'dourves were served to
Rachel and Thomas
Greene married July 29 at the
Wedding Chapel in Madison..
Thomas is the son of Harvey
and Janice Greene of Largo,
and Tracy and Larry Spooner
of Bainbridge, Ga. They are
both students at Florida State,

Bride-elect Rachel Potter shows off the kitchen uten-
sils she won during a game played by party guests at her
bridal shower. With her, at left, is her host.' Emerald
Greene Kinsley.

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The bride-elect is pictured with her family at her
shower. On the couch, left to right, are: Connie McClam-
ma, of Madison, her aunt; Rita Potter of Lafayette County,
her mother; and Nonie Mae Bell of Lafayette County, her
grandmother. Behind the couch is the bride-elect,

Ushering was James Noland Greene, the groom's brother.
Maid of Honor was Mary An Prentiss.
Best Man was Lane Gneiwek.
The couple's attendants were Stefanie Bennett; Erica Si-
mons; Kelli Greene, the groom's sister; Hunter Greene, the
groom's brother; Brad Mitchell; and Nathan Potter, the bride's
Flower girl was Jade Greene, the groom's, sister.
Ring Bearer was Joshua Greene, the groom's brother.
The Wedding Coordinator was Tonya Watts and Kaci Byrd.
Keeping the Guest Book for the occasion was Lauren Pot-
Other family of the bride in attendance were: George and
Connie Bell (uncle and aunt); Connie and Dennis McClamma
(aunt and uncle); and Alli Jane and Cecil Harper (great-aunt and
Other out-of-town guests of the bride's attending were Jim
and Beryl Potter and their children, Lauren and Jameson; Cliff
and Trina Potter and children Brianna, Brigitte, and Brandon;
and Jeannie Briggs-Davis.
Other family of the groom in attendance were: William and
Lisa Greene, (uncle and aunt) and their children: Daniel, Forest
and Matthew Greene of Madison; and Paul and Emerald Kins-
ley (aunt and uncle) and children: Cheltsie and Brooke Kinsley.
Special friends of the groom in attendance were Jimmy and
Martha Davis of Madison and Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell of Jeffer-
son County.
Co-ordinating the wed-
ding and reception were Mr.
and Mrs. Stephen Pike.
A delicious buffet of food
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The bridal couple left for a
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f \l By Ronda Addy
/ Flowers are an important

the right florist takes some
time and effort. Here are some
You should start looking
for a florist approximately a
year before the wedding, espe-
Sci ally if the date of your wed-
,. *. ding happens to fall during the
"busy season from May until
August or around holidays
. like ,Mother's Day .QrValen-,
Line's Day. Check:with-the site
where you are having the re-
-, ception to see if they have any
recommendations. Ask friends
and family. Compose a list of
rt Sfie e florists. Arrange to meet
\with all of them and bring the
groom along.
S. When you arrive at each
1. florist's shop, take a look
S,- around. Are the employees
friendly? Is the shop clean?
Are the flowers fresh? Bring a
Harrison Grady Guess and fabc sample of your dress
Ashlee Candace.Hall fabric sample of your dress
Ashe Candaceand the bridesmaid's dresses,
Mr. and Mrs. Brad Coats of Palm City,p o t h ceremony and
Florida, are pleased to announce the engagement I reception areas, and a list of
of their daughter, Ashlee Candace Hall, to Harri- y favorite flowers and any
son Grady Guess, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene your favorite flowers anincud-
Guess of Madison. The bride is the granddaugh- ed Be upfront about your bud-
ed. Be upfront about your bud-
ter of Elizabeth Fazio of Freeport, Illinois, and
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Coats of Stuart, Florida. everything and describe in detail
Thd groom is the grandson of Frances Mer- thing from ut your colors and
cer and the late Raymond Mercer of Lee and the style to the number of people
late Harrison and Mildred Guess of Madison. in the wedding party. Ask to
Ashlee graduated from Miami Palmetto Se- see a portfolio of t o
nior High School in 2000. Grady graduated from work. Find out if they rent any
Madison County High School in 1998. Ashleekind of accessories such as
-and Grady are both graduates of Florida State. runners and candelabra and
University. They are teachers in the Lake Coun- get a cost estimate. Ask about
ty School District. Ashlee is a fifth grade teacher delivery times, methods of
at Groveland Elementary School. Grady teaches payment and cancellation
high school exceptional student education class-pam- n. M- oc requion
es and is an assistant football coach at East policies. Most florists require
Ridge High School in Clermont, Florida. a 50% deposit upfront and the
remaining balance two weeks
The couple will ed on Decenmbher 30. 2006 prior to the wedding
on Hutchinson Island in Stuar. Florida. prioAfter to the wedding. with each
After meeting with each
florist, make a list of pros and
cons. Compare the lists and
,U .l Vmake a decision. Contact the
ii ^florist you have chosen and
ask them to draw up a con-
tract. Don't sign on the dotted
r line until you have read the
contract and made sure that it
lists everything the florist will
be providing. Depending upon
what you have agreed upon,

the florist may be responsible
for: ,
Bridal bouquet
Bouquet to toss
Bouquets for the maid of
honor and bridesmaids
Boutonnieres for the
best man, groomsmen and
Corsages for the mothers
of the bride and groom
Boutonnieres for the fa-
thers of the bride and groom
Flowers for the flower

Boutonniere for the ring-
bearer and flowers for the pil-
Altar decorations
Aisle decorations
Candles for the ceremo-
Table centerpieces
Decorations for the cake

up the day of your wedding. If
not, get an emergency number
that you can call if anything A
should go wrong with the
flowers on the day of your
wedding. .
Planning a wedding is
stressful, no doubt about it.
Choosing the right florist will
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More Peol
By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The number of adoptions of
children in foster care has re-
cently risen dramatically, with
many states doubling or even
tripling adoptions. Of the ap-
proximately 300,000 U.S. chil-
dren who enter the foster care
system each year, about half re-
turn to their birth parents. Some
are sent to live with relatives,
and about one in 10 are adopted
by families outside their own.
In Madison County, there
are 4,739 children and 6,629
families who live and work in
the community.

lie Are Reap
There are several reasons
why biological parents cannot
care for their children such as fi-
nancial difficulties, emotional
problems, drug or alcohol abuse
and more. Many children come
into foster care because their
parents either died or abandoned
them and some are removed
from their homes because of
abuse and neglect.
In comparison to Taylor and
Jefferson Counties, Madison has
the highest rate of children, in
need of a foster home. In Madi-
son County 55 children are in
need of a foster home and 77
children, and their families, who

55 Plus To Hold Luncheon And Meeting
The December 13 meeting of the 55 Plus Club will meet at
the United Methodist Cooperative Community Center at 12
noon with a free lunch of soups, sandwiches, desserts and iced
tea. Lee United Methodist Church is the host this month.
This is a ministry for seniors 55 years old and above of any
faith, who live in Madison County. Reservations are not neces-
sary and there are no fees of any kind.
The program for the month will be presented by "Debbie
Bass and Friends" who will entertain those gathered, with Old
Time Christmas Carols! We certainly look forward to some
beautiful Christmas.music!
The United Methodist Community Center is located five
miles north of Madison on Highway 145. For further informa-
tion, please contact Coordinator Linda Gaston at 929-4938.


Madison County
Tree Locations
Farmers & Merchants Bank
Madison County Big Bend
community Bank Hos ice
Madisor P Hospice
Wachovia Bank
Madison your hometown hospice, licensed since 1983
Make a contribution to place anr Angel, Bell or Bow
on the Tree of Remembrance in honor or memory
of your loved ones at one of the locations listed.
i For moreIriformation, call (850) 973-8131

ing The Ben
are actively working on behav-
iors, and conditions, that place
them at risk of experiencing
child abuse and neglect.
In Taylor County, there are
24 children in need of a foster
home and 45 children and their
families who are actively work-
ing on behaviors and conditions
that place them at risk of experi-
encing child abuse and neglect.
In Jefferson County,. there
are 13 children in need of a fos-
ter home and 38 children and
their families who are actively
working on behaviors and condi-
tions that place them at risk of
experiencing child abuse and ne-
One-third of American fam-
ilies have seriously considered
adoption. More than one million
women have taken steps to look
into adopting a child, and child
welfare agencies across the na-
tion logged almost a quarter of a
million phone calls in 2005 from
adults considering adopting a
child from foster care.
There are several require-
ments to obtain licensing as a
foster parent such as law en-
forcement checks, training,
home study, a health department
inspection and a few additional
requirements. i
In addition, parents have the
opportunity to help children and,
give back to the Madison com-
munity and they have the chance
to know that they are making a.
difference in the life of a child.
Plus, foster parents have several
support systems available to
them including Foster Parent As-
sociation, Foster Parent Train-
ing, Licensing Coordinators, De-
pendency Case Managers and an
on-call emergency phone list.
The initial process to be-
come a foster parent demands
your time, patience and energy.
All information 'disclosed to the
Licensing and Reciunling Coor-

iefits Of Becoming Foster Parents
dinator of Madison County of Care (BBCBC) placement staff thoughts. If your called to make
Camelot Community Care, Inc. and the Department of Children a difference whether it be in the
Maria Zorn is private, and will and Family Services (DCF) Li- Madison community or in the
only be shared with Camelot censing staff, who issues the life of a child then becoming a
Licensing team, appropriate actual foster care licenses. It's foster parent might be right for
Big Bend Community Based worth more than you're you.

All Madison County Shared Services Members need to be mindful that all meeting will be
held at the Madison County Public Library at 9:30 a.m. The following meeting dates have

January 24, 2007 July 25, 2007
February 28, 2007 August 22, 2007
March 28, 2007 September 26. 2007
April 25, 2007 October 24, 2007
May 23, 2007 November 28, 2007
June 27, 2007 No meetings in December '

The Madison County Juvenile Justice Council would like to remind citizens that the deadline
for nominations for the Annual Madison County Citizens' Award is December 8, 2006.

A few of the members from the Juvenile Justice Council gathered after an almost
three-hour long November meeting to enjoy a time of fellowship before heading back
to work. Front row, pictured, left to right are: Paula Arnold, Phyllis Law, Angela Sowards
and Brenda Landrum. Back row, pictured left to right Brett Frakes, Rick Davis, Pete
Bucher, Chris Cooks and Gregory Riska. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by. Jessalyn
Covell, November 28, 2006) .

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WAIT Training To Benefit

Madison Community

By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
WAIT! Why Am I Tempted tWAIT is
a training program that helps building
community support and the understanding
of abstinence, relationships, personal char-
acter and marriage preparation education.
The program trains teachers, youth
leaders, medical personnel, policy makers.
teenagers, community leaders and parents
that everyone has a choice to make posi-
tive decisions. The program's main goal is
to try to change behavior rather than trying
to change consequences.
Additionally. WAIT provides speakers
for assemblies and community events the
knowledge on how to provide a powerful
presentation that may be life-long lasting.
The WAIT Training Organization was
formed in 2001 after several people were
alarmed that the children of today's world
have been the target of confusing and
provocative messages about sexuality and
that more teens were engaging in risk-tak-
ing behavior like drugs. alcohol, sex and

smoking at younger ages.
WAIT provides training to empower
teens to reach the goal of abstaining from
high-risk behaviors and to encourage
character development, relationship skills
and abstinence until and in preparation for
marriage. It increases the value of healthy
relationships, behavioral restraint and
marriage preparation education.
Also. the program educates parents,
the primary and most effective educators,
mobilizes the community to find common
ground around healthy outcomes for youth
and provides a resource to health advisory
committees, community leaders and poli-
cy makers on issues which promote
healthy behaviors around relationship
skills, abstinence and marriage prepara-
tion education.
WAIT is a %wonderful %way to help the
youth of Madison County realize that cer-
tain things in their life are worth the wait.
For further information, to set up training
or for a curriculum packet, please contact
Nikki at (720) 488-8888

Three Local Men join The

Madison Masonic Lodge

Madison Native Attends Groundbreaking Ceremony For The
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the Washington Mall

Charlie A. Jackson, a 1983
graduate of Madison County
High School, and a 1985 grad-
uate of North Florida Commu-
nity (then "Junior") College,
recently attended the historic
Groundbreaking Ceremony for
The Martin Luther King, Jr.
Memorial on the National Mall
in Washington, D.C. Novem-
ber 12th thru November 14th.
Charlie, the son of Carris
(Lady) Jackson of Madison,'
and Bobby James of
Greenville, is the Florida Fed-
eration of Alpha Chapters Dis-
trict Chair for the MLK
Memorial Project, and n6ow re-
sides in Orlando. He attended
last Sunday's Welcome Recep-
tion, which featured NBA Leg-
ends Bob Lanier, Bill Russell,
and Bill Walton and the Na-
tional winners of the "Kids for
King" essay writing contest.
Monday morning's historic
Groundbreaking Ceremony,
hosted by Tavis Smiley and
CNN's Soledad O'Brien, fea-
tured speeches/remarks by
Presidents Bush and Former
President Clinton (who signed
the legislation authorizing the
MLK Memorial in 1998), Sen-
ator Barack Obama, Oprah
Winfrey, Yolanda, Martin mI,
and Rev. Bernice King, Maya
Angelou, Diane Sawyer, and
was attended by many digni-
taries and celebrities. The
event was telecast live by C-
Span. Monday night's Din-
ner/Gala was the crowning
culmination; it featured perfor-
mances by Michael Bolton,
BeBe Winans, Brian McK-
night, and Gladys Knight; it
was hosted by Nick Cannon of
"Drumline" and MTV's "Wild
N' Out". Speeches by Rep. Di-
ane Watson, Rep. Nancy
Pelosi, incoming and first fe-
male Speaker of the House of
Representatives, Rep. Shelia
Jackson-Lee, Lawrence Fish-
burne, and Kerry Washington,
among others, were provided.
The MLK Memorial will
be constructed on a four-acre
plot situated on the Tidal Basin
across from the Jefferson
Memorial and North of the
President Theodore Roosevelt
Memorial. The MLK Memori-
al will be the first memorial on
the National Mall to commem-
orate an African-American in-
dividual. The approved site
creates a visual 'line of leader-
ship' from the Lincoln Memo-
rial, where King gave his fa-
mous "I have a dream" speech,
to the Jefferson Memorial.
The Washington, D.C.
based Martin Luther King Jr.
National Memorial Founda-
tion is a project of the Alpha
Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., of
which Dr. King was a mem-

n1ii1ri IA M. jacKsna U
ber. In 1998, the fraternity was
authorized by the U.S. Con-
gress to establish a foundation
to manage the fund-raising f
and design of a memorial. For-
mer Atlanta Mayor -and U.S.
Ambassador Andrew Young
and Gary Cowger, President
and CEO of General Motors,
co-chair the fund-raising ef-

"The Groundbreaking ac-
tivities were a tremendous ex-
perience." said Charlie. "The
significance of being there to
witness the 'turning of the
dirt' for this historic monu-
ment has a lot of personal
meaning to me and many oth-
ers around the World. Dr. King
was a true American hero; this
insures future generations the
opportunity to gain from his
positive contributions to
Charlie is a 1986 initiate
of The Alpha Phi Alpha Fra-
ternity, Inc. at the Iota Delta
Chapter at The Florida State
University. He graduated
from FSU in 1987 with a
Bachelor of Science degree in
Management Information Sys-
tems (Computer Science mi-
nor). He is currently em-
ployed with Sterling Com-
merce, Inc. as a Professional
Services Lead Consultant.
Fraternally, he currently also
serves as the Associate Editor-
to-the-Sphinx for the Delta Xi
Lambda Chapter in Orlando.
Fundraising is still under-
way for the Memorial; please
visit the Memorial website or
call the National Office to
make contributions. Informa-
tion regarding the endeavor
may also be provided from
those resources.
For information on the
MLK Memorial Project, con-
tact Mr. Jackson at 407-207-
4189, or the National office at
202-737-5420; the Web site
access is www.buildthe-

The three men who are beginning their passage into Masonry (back row, left to
right) are: Paul Kinsley, Carl Peterson, and Noland Greene. Front row left to right
are: Troy Turner, Worshipful Master of Madison Lodge, Jim Stanley, Past District
Grand Master, and Roy Hibbs, 2006 District Grand Master. (Greene Publishing, Inc.
Photo by Emerald Kinsley, November 13, 2006)
By: Mary Ellen Greene
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Three local young men began their passage into Masonry Monday night, November 13.
Jim Stanley, local secretary/treasurer of the Madison Masonic Lodge #11 said that Carl Pe-
terson, Paul Kinsley, and Noland Greene each received their 1st degree in Masonry that evening.
Before the three young men were introduced into Masonry, a delicious covered-dish dinner
was enjoyed by all Masons, families, out-of-town guests and local Eastern Stars, who served and
helped with the dinner. Approximately 40 Masons and guests were at the dier.
Anyone who wishes to become a Mason should contact a local Mason for further information
on joining.
The Worshipful Master of Lodge #11 is Troy Turner.

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U.S. Teen Pregnancy, Birth And Abortion Rates Highest in World

By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
In the United States, the
teen pregnancy rate is more
than nine times higher than
that of the Netherlands, nearly
four times higher that the rate
in France, and nearly five
times higher than the rate in
Germany. That leaves the
United States with the highest
teen pregnancy rate in the
In the United States, the
teen birth rate is nearly 11
times higher than that of the
Netherlands, nearly five times
higher than the rate in France,
and nearly four times higher
than that in Germany.
In the United States, the
teen abortion rate is nearly
seven times higher than that in
the Netherlands, nearly three
times higher than the rate in
France and. nearly eight times
higher than the rate in Ger-
One out of seven Ameri-

can teenage girls, ages 15 to
19 gave birth in 2005. That
statistic is twice higher than
any other nation. Adolescents
account for about one in 10
births worldwide and a high
proportion are not planned or
wanted. There are nearly 1.1
billion people ages 10 to 19,
that make up the largest gener-
ation of youth in history.
Educational institutions
have been encouraging
women to postpone childbear-
ing and marriage. So, what is
Madison doing to help battle
.the epidemic of high teen
pregnancy, birth and abortion
To help cutdown teen
pregnancy rates the Madison
County Health Department of-
fers Madison County students
an abstinence only education
program. This program is co-
ordinated by Madison County
Health Department's Absti-
nence Education Coordinator
Amy Ellison and Abstinence

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Almost everyone can ex-
ercise in some way. For some
people, the most convenient
approach is a home gym.
There are many options in ex-
ercise machines to help burn
calories and increase cardio-
vascular fitness. '
Depending on your age,
activity preferences, budget
and health, some aerobic ex-
ercise machines may be more
suited to your needs. The Oc-
tober issue of Mayo Clinic
Health Letter covers some op-
Treadmills: Generally'
easy to use, treadmills can
help build, leg muscle' en-
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as aerobic capacity.
Motorized and nonmotor-
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child birth education, them during their pregnancy
t feeding education and with information on prenatal
>rt, smoking sensation care and the program serves as
seling and interconcep- a link between female students
education. For further when they are on maternity
nation, please contact leave and it keeps teachers in-
1 Services Director De- formed on their prenatal
ookabill at 973-5000. health."
Additionally, Robin Textbooks, hands on ac-
I at the Madison County tivities and videos are some of
School is heading up a the tools that the program uses
parenting program for to provide teen parents signif-
who have had children or icant parenting education. In
expecting children. November, the North Florida
ge parents who finish Community College (NFCC)
lass can seek services nursing staff visited once a
Madison County such as week for six weeks to provide
are for their children. three mini-lessons for teen
mith stated, "The pro- parenting program students. In
is working on giving January, the NFCC nursing
an opportunity to learn staff will be back to provide
vital parenting skills, more lessons about parenting.
program teaches them to In November, Smith pro-;
)od parents, it assists vided students a Mommy and


motorized treadmill allows
for. accurate speed adjust-
ments in your walking pace.
More durable operation re-
quires at least a 1.5-horse-
power, continuous-duty mo-
tor. Runners will need a ver-
sion with 2 horsepower or
Stationary bikes: They
can provide a low-impact and
fairly intense cardiovascular
workout that helps built leg
muscle endurance and
strength and improves aerobic
capacity. Almost anyone, in-,
cluding people with arthritis,
can use a stationary bike.
Upright models are the
traditional style, with )our
feet positioned underneath
you. A recumbent style has
chair like seating, with .your

legs and feet out in front of
you. A recumbent might be a
better choice if you have low-
back pain, neck problems or
concerns about balance. Some
models are dual action -- the
handlebars move to provide
an upper-body workout.
Elliptical trainers:
These combine stair-stepping
motion and cross-country ski
motion to produce a low-im-
pact cardio% ascular workout.
The result is less stress on
joints than walking produces.
Elliptical trainers are a good
choice for people who have
knee problem's, arthritis or
other joint problems. Look for
a stable machine %ith sturdy
sides. There are motorized
and nonmotorized models. Fit
is important your knees

Me playday where students
brought their young ones for a
fun, fall festival. There will be
another day, specified for stu-
dents and their children in De-
cember. Also, the program of-
fers scrap booking to students.
MCHS Guidance Coun-
selor Becky Sellers stated,
"The program helps female
students learn to take care of
themselves and their unborn.
It keeps students involved in
school activities where they
can finish their education and
be successful."
Smith noted, "The teen
parenting program teaches
girls to become familiar with
the human side of parenting.
They are really great girls who
are very committed to becom-
ing successful parents and


shouldn't bump into the con-
sole when moving in a good
upright position.
New choice: Another
newer option is a recumbent
cross-training machine that
allows for a simultaneous up-
per and lower body aerobic
workout without stressing
your joints. Although more
costly than, other standard
workout machines, this versa-
tile device may accommodate
people who otherwise might
not be able to exercise using
both arms and both legs.
Whatever you, choose,
use it. Regular exercise not
only can improve your overall
quality of life, it also can help
counter many.negative effects
of .aging and an inactive



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By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
On Monday, November
20, Tom McGough of the
Alzheimer's Resource Center
of Tallahassee visited with
Greenville elders at the
Greenville Senior Citizens
Center to give an informative
presentation on the
Alzheimer's disease, demen-
tia and the significance of
memory screenings.
McGough spoke about
certain techniques that will
compensate for memory
problems such as following a
routine, organizing a home
environment, using written
instruction, using calendars,
daily planners or other mem-
ory books, using labels, mak-
ing lists, using notepads, car-
rying maps and directions,
using input control strategies,
using audits, using visuals.
In addition, he informed
seniors about the 12 warning
signs of dementia. The warn-
ing signs include trouble with
new memories; relying on
memory helpers; trouble
finding words; struggling to
complete familiar actions;
confusion about time, place
or people; misplacing famil-
iar items; onset of new de-
pression or irritability; mak-
ing bad decisions, personality
changes; loss of interest in
important responsibilities;
seeing or hearing things and
expressing false beliefs.
Additionally, McGough
spoke about the importance
of memory screenings. Mem-
ory screenings are the first
step toward finding out if a
person has the Alzheimer's
disease or a related dementia,
or another type of condition

that is causing memory loss.
Early diagnosis can im-
prove quality of life. Individ-
uals can learn more about the
disease, get counseling and
other social services' support,
address legal and financial is-

sues and have more say about
their health care.
For further information,
please contact Tom Mc-
Gough at : the Alzheimer's
Resource Center at (850)

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Olivia Bea (left) and Louise Fead had a fantastic
time at the presentation by the Alzheimer's Resource
Center. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jessalyn
Covell, November 20,2006)

Greenville Site manager, Renita Washington,
(standing), hangs out with two of her seniors,
Theodore Byford and Earnest Coleman, right, at the
luncheon and meeting. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo
by Jessalyn Covell, November 20, 2006)



Wednesday, December 6, 2006


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can get their Step 2 driver's
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and crafts during the event. All
eligible children will be entered
into a drawing for the toys at the
end of the event. Toys will also -
be presented to the Children's
Advocacy Center of Lowndes

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By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Many people, including
Madison residents want to show
their holiday spirit by donating
generously to worthwhile chari-
ties, but donors need to be cau-
tious and protect themselves
against potential fraud.
Residents can avoid becom-
ing a victim of fraud by being
careful how they give and what
they give.

People should not give in to
pressure to donate on the spot
People need to know enough
about the soliciting charity to be
assured that they are giving wise-
ly. Take the time to become in-
formed about the charity, its pro-
grams and how it spends its funds.
Be proactive. Rather than re-
sponding only to the charities that
are worried about reaching some-
one, identify the causes that you
care about and then gather infor-
mation about organizations work-
ing on that issue.
Learn more about an organi-
zation, its activities and its
fundraising practices. Call an or-
ganization and ask for a packet of
information. Better yet, save them
the postage and visit the charity's
web site in order find out more
about what it accomplishes and
how your donation will be used.
Beware of "sound-alike"
names. Don't be fooled by names
that sound impressive or that
closely resemble the name of a fa-
miliar organization. For example,
the Attorney General's office has
received numerous complaints
about phony organizations using
law enforcement names in their ti-
Don't give cash. If you are
approached at the door or while
you are out and about shopping,
and you know the group is legiti-
mate, write a check and make it
out to the organization. Don't
make the check out to the person
or firm asking for the donation.
Some well-known charities do
solicit cash during the holidays.
Dropping change in a bucket is
okay, if you are sure you know
the charity and that it has sanc-
tioned the solicitation.
Avoid email solicitations.

Spammers are getting better
every day at creating phony solic-
itations that look real. Many of
them will lead victims to a web
site that looks like a legitimate or-
ganization, but is really a false
front for an illegal scam.
People need to be wary
about using a credit card. Many
respectable organizations offer
credit card transactions because it
helps keep their fundraising costs
down. In order to protect person-
al financial information, if de-
sired to donate via credit card,
'call the organization directly to
make the transaction and ask the
organization not to store the cred-
it card number.
Always ask solicitors how a
donation will be spent. Com-
mercial fundraisers, such as tele-
marketers, are required to tell you
if they are being paid and whether
they are registered with the Attor-
ney General's Office. Ask how
much of your donation will be re-
tained by the fundraiser and how
much will be received by the
charity. State law requires com-
mercial fundraisers to provide
that information if asked. Com-
mercial fundraisers also are re-
quired to file reports detailing
how much of the donations are
returned to the charities for which
they are solicited. Reports can be
found at the Attorney General's
web site.
Never accept an offer to send
a messenger to your home to pick
up your contribution.
It is an outstanding thing to
be a part of, donating to charity,
but donors must be safe about
giving to particular solicitors.
These rules will help keep the
Holidays bright for your own
well being and someone else's.


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Wednesday, December 6, 2006





By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Everyone, is invited to
make their own unique, deco-
rated gingerbread house and
submit it for the Greenville ,
Country Christmas Ginger- |
bread House Decorating Con- ', '
All decorated entries must 1
be submitted at the gazebo in
Haffye Hayes Park between
9:20 a.m. 1:30 p.m. on Satur-
day, December 9. I
Entries must be clearly
marked on the bottom with the
maker's name(s), address and
phone number. Also,. entries
may be made with traditional
materials or non-traditional
In addition, entries will be
judged in categories deemed
appropriate by judges. Makers
may recover their entries after a ,
the announcement of winners.
All unclaimed entries will
be disposed of after 3 p.m. in
an appropriate manner deemed
by Country Christmas volun-
teers. Country Christmas will
not be responsible for the loss I *
or damage to any entry,
For further information,
please contact the Farmers &
Merchants Bank at 948-2626.
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By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Do you think you bake the
best cake, pie, candies, cookies
or breads? Well, bake one for
Greenville's Country Christ-
mas and you may be a winner!
All, participants must have
a Greenville address, entries
must be. submitted on Friday,
December 8, between 4 p.m. -
5 p.m. at the Greenville Senior
Citizens- Center located on
First Street and makers must
mark their entries with their
name, phone number and title
of their entry.
Judging will be held at 5
p.m. on Friday, December 8 at
the Greenville Senior Citizens
For further information,
please contact Elesta Pritchett
at 948-7501 or Frances Norris
at 948-4900.

Come Join Us For The 1st Annual Country Christmas Festival

By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Greenville's 21st annual Country Christmas will take place
on December 8-9.
This year's theme will be "Country Christmas Through a
Child's Eyes."
On Friday, at 5 p.m. there will be a youth art show and a
bake-off contest judging at the Greenville Senior Citizen's Cen-
At 6:30 p.m., there will be a live nativity scene, communi-
ty music, caroling and a memorial candle and tree-lighting cer-
emony at Haffye Hayes Park gazebo. Afterwards, there will be
refreshments at the pavilion.
On Saturday, the youth art exhibit and arts and crafts will
be held all day at the Greenville Senior Citizens Center. At 9
a.m., there will be an opening ceremony including opening
prayer, the national anthem and the introduction of the Grand
Marshalls. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at Leggett Avenue
and end at U.S. Highway 90.
Announcements will be made at 12 noon at Haffye-Hayes
Park gazebo for the 2006 bake-off contest and gingerbread win-
Entertainment will be held all day and the performers in-
clude the LightHouse Children's Home Choir, the Howell Fam-
ily Blue Grass Singers, JCS Clogging Dance Team and the
Time of Grace (T.O.G.) Gospel Group.
At 6 p.m., there will be a Greenville High School Reunion
for all classes held at the Greenville Baptist Church at South
Grand Street.
The Greenville Woman's Club will be having a raffle at
their booth for a fish fryer, a Christmas afghan and a Christmas
Residents are encouraged to bring lawn chairs for Satur-

Wishes Our Greenville Neighbors A
Great Country Christmas Celebration,
"And To All A Merry Christmas &
A Happy New Year"

day's parade.
For further information
Reams at 948-1709.

or questions, please contact Kathy

Have A Merry Country Christmas


VeEtta L.
School Board Member
District 3

District School Board
of Madison County &8
,>i Lou Miller
S SuLIperintendent

Wishing you a very

,MMerry Christmas



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The Spirit Of Madison County


For Pinetta Elementary

By Jessalyn Covell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Most people may know
one of Amy Kendrick's titles
for Pinetta Elementary
School (PES), but may not
know them all. She is a hard
worker who is a dedicated
faculty personnel for the
staff, teachers and students.
Kendrick is the Curricu-
lum Coordinator for PES
where she works with princi-
pal Beth Moore on what cur-
riculums to use in the class-
room, such as materials, text-
books and more. Also, as
Curriculum Coordinator, she
oversees the planning of pro-
fessional development for
Additionally, she is a
Reading Coach who monitors
the progress of students and
works closely with teachers
by supplying them with what,
they need to be successful in
the classroom.
When Kendrick is not
serving PES as the Curricu-
lum Coordinator or Reading
Coach, she acts as the Guid-
ance Counselor. She is in
charge of all Florida Compre-
hensive Achievement Test

(FCAT) testing; she boxes
and distributes each test; she
receives results from all test-
ing from the state; and pre-
pares testing packets for spe-
cial education students that
deals with gifted students, or
students who may have learn-
ing disabilities.
Kendrick received an As-
sociate in Arts degree at
North Florida Community

College, a Bachelor of Sci-
ence degree in Elementary
Education at Florida Agricul-
tural and Mechanical Univer-
sity (FAMU) and a Masters
degree in Educational Lead-
ership from FAMU. She is
highly qualified to serve PES
to the best of her ability.
She stated, "I love work-
ing with. children. My mom,
Toy Steeart. just retired as

Amy Kendrick is currently completing her Compe-
tency Six to be "reading endorsed". (Greene Publish-
ing, Inc. Photo by Jessalyn Covell, November 30,2006)

the long-time guidance coun-
selor for Madison County
Central School, and she was
the guidance counselor at the
primary school. Plus, my sis-
ter, Paula Ginn is the assistant
principal at the central
school. To be involved in ed-
ucation is how my family is, I
was destined to work with
Before taking on all three
of these positions at Pinetta,
Kendrick taught for two years
as a K-1 and K-2 Science arid
Social Studies instructor, and
left to teach fourth and fifth
grades at Madison County
Central School for three
years. Then, she returned to
her home at PES where she
took on all three roles as Cur-
riculum Coordinator, Read-
ing Coach, and serves as the
Guidance Counselor.
Kendrick resides in Lee
with her family, which in-
cludes her husband Nathan
and their two-year-old son,
Jackson. She is a member of
the Junior Auxiliary of Madi-
son and attends the First Bap-
tist Church. She enjoys
spending lots of time with her




MOSI Museum

Seventh grade SSTRIDE student, Ryan Kornegay,
enjoys his ride on the 'Human Globe' at the MOSI Mu-
seum in Tampa. (Photo submitted)

By Alana Ellison and Jalisa
The following article is
an article wirinen by Mladisoni
Count) Central School
(MfCCS) Journalism students.
Alana Ellison and Jalisa Red-
Have you ever heard of a
cadaver? Have you eer seen
one? It is an actual dead body
that is studied for scientific
purposes. Well, if you ask the
members in the SSTRIDE
program, they could tell you
all about cadavers.
The MCCS seventh grade
SSTRIDE students went on a
field trip to the MOSI muse-
um in Tampa. They %\ ent \ ith
other SSTRIDE students from
Leon County and Gadsen
County on Friday. September
1. They went to see cadavers,
actual dead bodies that are
studied. The bodies had all
the systems still in them. just
not the skin or the "integu-
mentary system."
There were different ex-
hibits with each of the sys-
tems of the body. They had
the endocrine system, which
are the hormones, and the
cardiovascular system, which
are the heart and the vessels.
They had all the other sys-
tems, too, like to respiratory.

reproductive, urinary, skele-
tal, digestion, and integumen-
tary. Deondra Lee, a seventh
grade SSTRIDE student said.
"You'll never see anything
like it."
Even though SSTRIDE
members liked the body ex-
hibit. some disliked some
parts. Felicia Hudson, a sev-
enth grader. said. "The bodies
were kind of gross." Ryan
Kornegay, a seventh grader,
added, "It was a little stinky
in there, but there wasn't any-
thing bad. though." However,
Kayla Pippin, a seventh grad-
er. had a different opinion. "It
was an exciting learning ex-
perience," she said.
What exactly does
SSTRIDE mean? Mrs. Don-
na Odom. the SSTRIDE
teacher, said that it means
"'Science, Students, Instruc-
tional Diversity, and Excel-
Seventh grade MCCS
SSTRIDE students include:
Jonathon Cooks, Ashley Du-
ran, Will Hagan, Kayla Pip-
pin, Felicia Hudson, Kristi
Ferrell, Deondra Lee, Ryan
Kornegay, Dillon Rykard,
Dylan Hammock, Judith
Vega. Alana Ellison, Jalisa
Reddick and Tiffany Alexan-

Mrs. Jennifer Copeland's second grade class at Madison
Academy has completed the Scholastic Book Clubs Classrooms
Care. The class had to read 100 BOOKS and chart them on a
poster. When the class reached their goal, they contacted
Scholastic Book Clubs. Now, with other charity partners,
Scholastic will donate 100 BOOKS to kids in need! Way to go
Second Graders!


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Introducing the

2006 NFCC College

Brain Bowl Team
Dr. Tony Delia, faculty advisor and physics instructor, an-
nounced members of the 2006-07 collegiate Brain Bowl team
at North Florida Community College. They are Casey Arnold,
Madison; Jessica Hligginbotham, Greenville; and Priscilla
Nims Mary Nims from Live Oak. The students will represent
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The team had a strong showing at the Delta Burke Brain
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Imagine if you can break
down the barrier between your
classes so what you learn in
one class transitions into all
other classes. Learning Com-
munities link together classes
to make them relevant with
each other.
for Learning
Communities rlO l
get together and
decide a com-
mon goal for
their classes.
When taking
these linked "
courses, all three instructors
are present during all three of
the periods. There are no barri-
ers between the courses. It's
set up to .give the student a
sense of community within
their class.
In these classes, one as-
signment can be given to cov-
er all three basis, such as writ-
ing a history paper, and giving

a presentation in power point.
Here, the three courses that
would be covered are History,
English, and Computers.
In these classes, the tutor-
ial of the classes is dictated on
what is needed. One subject
can be focused on more that
S-0 ..another, the in-
structors can go
back and forth
id a through subjects,
and if necessary,
they could stick
to just one of the
courses through-
out the class.
The Learning
Community courses are of-
fered in your spring course
schedule under Learning
Communities. The ones listed
for next semester are: English
I, Introduction to Computers,
Introduction to Information
Skills or Developmental Writ-
ing Skills, Developmental
Reading Skills, and Library

By Gabe Thompson
The Student Advocate/Om-
budsman's office at NTCC is set
up to help students out who
have a problem with. teachers,
issues concerning diversity, and
problems with parking.
The office is student-dri-
ven. They won't take any ac-
tions without the students' con-
sent. The process is completely
confidential. There are no
records taken of the students
and the students don't even have
to give their name. However,
there are records kept of the
amount of reports that are writ-
ten against teachers and admin-
istrative offices.
The Ombudsman takes a
look at the situation and tries to
find the- best way to solve the
problem. Student Advocates can
work with students so they
know the right questions to ask.
The Ombudsman can set
up meetings with their teacher,
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The Ombudsman provides
neutral assistance for students.
The Ombudsman is a member
of the NFCC community who
chooses, within the scope of in-
dividual issues brought to the
office, to refrain from taking
sides. The Advocate/Ombuds-
man office's mission is to foster
fairness and equitable treatment
at NFCC.
Students at NFCC have the
right to a quality education, the
right to freedom of education,
the right to fair and impartial
hearing, and the right of person-
al respect and freedom from hu-
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are expected4toassume respon-
sibility for knowing the rules,
regulations, and policies of the
college, and to behave in a man-
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for others and self.
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set up an appointment, contact
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NFCC Adult Ed Students Take Local Youngsters

In Search Of "Where The Wild Things Are"

NFCC Adult Education
students took their, show on
the road Nov. 15, visiting both
Wee Folks and Bright Days
daycare centers to perform
oral interpretations of the chil-
dren's classic, "Where the
Wild Things Are," by Maurice'
Sendak. The project encour-
aged adult education students
to sharpen their performance
skills through team work.
After practicing diligently
for months to coordinate and

perfect their reading skills,
NFCC adult ed students were
ready to become the "Wild
Things" through a series of in-
tricate details, expressions and
Shakendria Alexander and
Wanda McCrae choreo-
graphed the rumpus steps and
sounds that were made by the
"wild things" throughout the
story. In the end it was the col-
laborative effort and creative
suggestions from all students

that brought this children's
classic to life before local
"The highlight of the
reading came when the chil-
dren were invited to do the
rumpus with the student per-

formers" said NFCC Adult
Education teacher Kathleen
Andersen. "The children were
not shy and joined the students
in a rumpus march and cho-
The students received en-

thusiastic thanks from the day-
care employees and a round of
applause from the children.
"After NFCC students had
left, the children had a wild-
rumpusing afternoon," said
Wendy Blanton at Bright

Days. "A great time was had
by all."
For more information
about NFCC's Adult Educa-
tion Program contact Kathleen
Andersen at 850.973.1615 or
email andersenk@nfcc.edu.

NFCC Practical Nursing Students Achieve

95 % Passing Rate On State Exam
Now Accepting Students For LPN And PCT Classes

The Allied Health Division of NFCC announced that 20 of
21 practical nursing students passed the state licensing exami-
nation on the first attempt. This represents a 95% passing rate
for the class which graduated July 13.
Instructors Angela Culpepper and Karen Stewart reported
that others readily passed on the second attempt, meaning all
students are now Licensed Practical Nurses.
The 95% marks an increase over the 90% average passing,
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pared to the 70 other LPN programs in Florida.
NFCC is accepting applications for LPN classes beginning
Aug. 2007, and currently enrolling students for the Patient Care
Tech program beginning Jan. 8, 2007. According to Nita Fico,
Director of Allied Health, there are spaces available for new stu-
dents in both programs. Those interested may contact Fico by
phone: 850-973-9498 or email FicoN@nfcc.edu. Spring term
registration is now through Dec. 15, then resumes Jan. 3rd.

NFCC Offers Medicare D Workshop December 16th

Free Help Available To Complete Forms

There's help for Medicare beneficiaries who want assistance
in filling out paperwork to enroll in the prescription drug plan.
NFCC is offering a free workshop Saturday, Dec. 16th at the
Madison campus. NFCC Allied Health nursing students and Dr.
Phillip Mantzanas, coordinator of the Education Prep Institute,
will be on hand from 10 until 2 p.m. in the Business Education
Building (#7). The session is slated for a Saturday, so parking
should not be a problem for campus visitors.
"There are still a significant number of senior citizens and
others who are on Medicare and who, as of last year, did not se-
lect a plan. Also, there are individuals who have plans with
which they are dissatisfied," said Mantzanas. He advises, "A cru-
cial part of deciding which drug plan to choose .involves know-
ing which of prescription drugs (and dosages) are covered by the
different available plans. The only efficient way to do this is to
compare the plans via the Internet." Nursing students will make

this information available through the Internet during the Dec. 16
As of Nov. 15, Medicare beneficiaries who have not signed
up for the prescription plan may enroll through Dec. 31st. For
those new to Medicare, there are seven months to enroll in a drug
plan. Currently enrolled beneficiaries can change plans if there
is one which better meets their drug needs.
Medicare's prescription drug plans are available for anyone
with Medicare, regardless of income or age. There are many dif-
ferent drug plans available in Florida. These drug plans are ap-
proved by Medicare, but administered by private companies.
Medicare beneficiaries, are invited to the Dec. 16 session for
free information and assistance and reminded to bring current
medications or a list with dosage(s).
For further information, contact Dr. Mantzanas by tele-
phone: 850-973-9493 or email MantzanasT@nfcc.edu.

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Bolles Claims Class 2-A Title In Triple Overtime

By Janet Schrader
Greene Publishing, Inc.
No one in Madison County
wanted to see private school
Jacksonville Bolles win the
state Class 2-A championship.
Clewiston did their best to
make Madison football fans
happy, taking Bolles into triple
overtime. Clewiston held the
Bolles Bulldogs out of the end-
zone until late in the fourth
quarter, while Bolles hammered

the Clewiston quarterback,
forcing four interceptions. But
Bolles hung in there and took
the title 27-24.
Bolles came into the state
finals game averaging 35 points
per game, while the most points
Clewiston gave up all year was
14 points to Glades Central in
mid-season. Over 4,900 fans
were on the edge of their seats
as they saw the game go into
triple overtime before Bolles'

running back Andre Byrd
scored the game-winning
In class 2-B, Trinity
Catholic, another private school
and a Madison favorite (not),
took a drubbing from public
school Pahokee. The final score
was 25-11, with Pahokee taking
the Class 2-B championship ti-
tle away from Trinity Catholic.
In Class 1-A Glades Day
beat North Florida Christian 42-

In Class 1-B FAMU won
the state title beating victory
Christian 34-7.
In Class 3-A through Class,
6-A the state title games will be
played this weekend. In 3-A
Pine Forest will play Glades
Central on December 8. Pine
Forest beat North Marion 35-21
to advance and Glades Central
beat Bartow 48-0 to advance.
Lincoln lost their bid to

'play in the state championship
game Friday night to power-
house Nease 35-21. Nease will
play Plant City December 9 for
the title. Nease defeated Wash-
ington 20-15 to advance.
Lakeland rolls on in Class
5-A. Rated one of the top teams
in, the nation, Lakeland beat
Mainland 35-24. St. Thomas
Aquinas beat Manatee 36-29 to
advance to the final game De-
cember 8, where they get to take

on Lakeland.
In the top classification in
the state, Lake Brantley will
play Class 6-A, Miami North-
western for all the marbles De-
cember 9. Lake Brantley defeat-
ed Boone 34-31 to advance and
Miami Northwestern beat North
Miami Beach 42-20 to make it
into the championship game.
Look for'-complete results
in next week's Madison County

JV Cowboy Basketball Looks Strong For 2006

By Janet Schrader
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Madison JV bas-
ketball program looks
strong this year. Off to a 2-
1 season start and with big
wins over Carter Par-
ramore and Chiles, JV
Coach Elias Paulk says he
has hopes for a great sea-
Recently, four new
members were added to the
squad fresh from the Cow-
boy football team. Kasmon
English, Chad Mitchell,

Corey Moore and Josh
Arnold will add a lot of en-
ergy and speed to the team,
according to Paulk.
"We've got some depth
and we're going to be fast,
very fast," Paulk said.
The JV Cowboys ham-
mered Carter Parramore
with a big 42-24 win. Jaco-
by Robinson led the scor-
ing in that game with 12
points. Hershey West had
eight points.
The JV Cowboys beat
Chiles JV by 19 with an-

other good win, 49-30.

Once again it was Robin-

son leading the scoring
with 13 and West with 12.
Look for the JV boys
on the court Friday night
against Wakulla in a big,
pack-the-gym night. The

JV Cowboys play first at 5
p.m., followed by the
Cowgirls and then the var-
sity Cowboys. Make a
night of it. Pack the gym.
Go Cowboys!

#33 Joseph Lowe plays guard for the JV Cowboys.
(Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Janet Schrader, No-
vember 28, 2006)

Big Solomon Griffin snags the tip-off for the Cowboy
JV against Carter Parramore. (Greene Publishing, Inc.
Photo by Janet Schrader, November 28, 2006)

Pack The Gym Friday Night

For Cowboy Basketball

#32 Hershey West puts one in for two against Carter
Parramore. (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Janet
Schrader, November 28, 2006)

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By Janet Schrader
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Friday night, December 8,
Madison County High School
will host Wakulla in a pack-
the-gym marathon of basket-
ball games.
Things will get rolling at 5
p.m. with the JV Cowboys.
Look for four new faces on the
JV team as members of the
Cowboy football squad rejoin
the team. Kasmon English,
Chad Mitchell, Corey Moore
and Josh Arnold will add
speed and depth to an already
2-1 squad. "We should be pret-
ty strong," said coach Elias
After the JV Cowboys, the
varsity Cowgirls hit the gym
floor. The Cowgirls are cur-
rently 1-4 for the season. Ac-
cording to coach Chris Neal,

the team is a strong 1-4, they
should be 4-1. Neal said he
doesn't think Wakulla is that
solid. Look for a good game
between the Cowgirls and the
Lady War Eagles.
The hot ticket for the
night will be the varsity Cow-
boys against the varsity War
Eagles. The Cowboys got an
infusion of strength and ath-
leticism when Tony Brown,
Robert Brown and Jacobbi
McDaniel joined the team
fresh from the football play-
offs. The Cowboys won their
opener against Carter Par-
ramore. Game time is sched-
uled for around 8 p.m., right
after the Cowgirls' game.
Come out Friday night
and support the Madison
County High football pro-
gram. Go Cowboys!

Pack-the-gym night Friday. December 8. Come oul
and support Madison County High basketball. The JV
cowboys hit the court at 5 p.m. with the Cowgirls follow-
ing and the varsity Cowboys the evening finale. (Greene
Publishing, Inc. Photo by Janet Schrader, November

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MCCS Lady Bronco Basketball Working Hard

By Janet Schrader
Greene Publishing, Inc.
So far this season the Madi-
son County Central School

(MCCS) Lady Broncos have not
had a win.. But, they did come
very close, going into overtime
play against Hamilton County

and losing by six. The girls have
played three games.
The first game of the season
was against Wakulla. The final
score was 30-19 with Wakulla
taking the win. Madison led at
the half by eight points. Accord-\
ing to Coach Tawanna Christian,
the Lady Broncos could not get
their defensive game going in the
second half.
"Wakulla took the lead in
the second half and won the
game by six points," Christian
Top scorer against Wakulla

was .Brianna Davis with nine
points.. Rachel McClellan had
four points, Quesha Davis had
two points, Canisseia Griffin had
two points and Abby Mercer had
two points.
Next, the girls traveled to
Hamilton County where they lost
in overtime 20-14. The fourth pe-
riod ended in a 14-14 tie. "The
girls played hard and made much
improvement," said Christian.
Brianna Davis led the scor-
ing again with eight. Abby Mer-
cer scored four. Canisseia Griffin
scored two points.

#15 Kenya Stubbs (Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by
Janet Schrader, November 30, 2006)

Rachel McClellan guards for the Lady Broncos.
(Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Janet Schrader, No-
vember 30, 2006)

Lady Warrior Basketball Wins One And Loses One

Lady Warriors now 4-2 For The Season

By Janet Schrader
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Lady Warriors
played two games last week.
The first game Tuesday, No-
vember 28 against FAMU
was almost an upset. Last
year FAMU beat the Lady
Warriors by 50 points.
"I think they expected to
come in here and blow us
out," said Lady Warrior
coach Daryl Adams. "But
the girls wanted' to win and

came out to play. "The final
score was 42-41 with the
Lady Warriors losing by
only one point.
After the first quarter of
play, ACA had stunned
FAMU and was up 9-1. But
the FAMU girls had a good
second period and the Lady
Warriors did not. The score
at the half was 25-18, with
FAMU clearly in the lead.
The Lady Warriors went
ahead after the break and

were up 34-32 at, the end of
the third, making up a huge
deficit. But the final quarter
was won by FAMU, which
ended the game with the
Lady Warriors taking the
one-point loss.
Mallory Plaines led the
scoring against FAMU with
12 points, followed by Brit-
tany Hobbs with nine. Lisa
Bailey scored eight points
and Bethany Saunders
scored seven.'

Thursday, November 30,
ACA Lady Warriors took on
Munroe and cleaned house,
winning 44-36. Lindsey Day
totaled a double/double with
18 points and 11 rebounds.
Nicole Mathis scored 12
points and eight rebounds.
Plaines scored six and
snagged 11 rebounds. Bailey
had 11 rebounds. Saunders
had six assists and four
steals. Hobbs had four

Brianna Davis brings the ball down court for the Lady
Broncos. Davis led the scoring in two MCCS games.
(Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Janet Schrader, No-
vember 30, 2006)


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Land Clearing, Ponds, Stump Re-
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(Exercise Equipment, gas cooktop
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lift, misc. items.)
Tag Sale 12;.'9.'6 16 ,65 H6igh-
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vintage. dresses, jewelry, novels,
cookbooks and bicycles.

81' Ford Stepside
Last year of the full size Ranger.
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1996 Mazda p/u runs great, good
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1970 Avalon Camper Camper for
sale, 3 beds, working stove, new
tires, new brakes, water pump,
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850-974-1849 or 974-4652. $2,000

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

Queen Pillow- Top Mattress Set.
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Dining Set. Solid Wood Pub Table,
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New Polo shirts $1.48 each scoot-
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Wanted peafowl. Need one ma-
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$135/wk- includes electric, ten-
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walking distance to NFCC Two or
three bedroom, sunroom, inside
laundry room, completely renovat-
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Madison, Florida, the Board will hold a public hearing to consider vacating, abandoning,
discontinuing and closing certain roads located in Northeast Madison County, Florida,
more specifically described ag follows:
Warren Street: As shown on the Plat of Hanson, lying north of the
north right-of-way line of NE Aspen Street (Blair Street per plat), and south
of the north line of said Plat of Hanson, as recorded in the Public Records of
Madison County, Florida.
Gramling Street: That portion lying west of the west right-of-way line
of Railroad Street and east of the west line of said plat, as shown on the Plat
of Hanson, as recorded in the Public Records of Madison County, Florida.
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proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the
appeal is to be based.
Dated this 1st day of December 2006.
BY: Allen Cherry, Interim County Coordinator.
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Last Known Address: 626 NE Hackberry Street, Lee, FL 32059 and 1915 NE Ruth rf,,rd
Road, Lee, FL 32059 Current Residence Unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on ih fiol
lowing described property:
Commence at the Northwest corner of the NW 1/4 of the SE 1/4
of Section 26, Township 1 North, Range 10 East, Madison Coun-
.ty, Florida, on the South side of a 30.00 foot county maintained
graded road, said point also being the POINT OF BEGINNING;
from said point of beginning, run North 8934'52" East a dis-
tance of 316.59 feet; thence leaving said road right of way run
South 00'08'14" West a distance of 688.04 feet; thence run South
89'34'52" West a distance of 316.45 feet; thence run North
00'07'31" East a distance of 688.04 feet to the POINT OF BE-
TOGETHER WITH a 1999 LIMI doublewide mobile home,
identification numbers FLA14614467A and FLA14614467B, lo-
cated thereon and consider a part thereof;
has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses,
if any, to it, on Marshall C. Watson, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose addr.s- iks lsI1
NW 49th STREET, SUITE 120, FT. LAUDERDALE FL 33309 on or before Do-imbcr
29, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this N'on in ihL
MADISON COUNTY CARRIER and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either
before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Dis-
abled persons who, because of their disabilities, need special accommodation to partici-
pate in this proceeding should contact the ADA Coordinator at 101 S. Range, M.,dion.
FL 323411 or Telephone Voice/TDD (904) 973-4176 prior to such proceeding.
WITNESS my hand and'the seal of this Court this 20th day of Nov. 2006.
Tim Sanders
As Clerk of the Court
April Herring
As Deputy Clerk

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FSU Loses


UF For



By Janet Schrader
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The score of the FSU/UF
game was a lot closer than
most people thought it would
be. The final score 21-14 re-
flected the heart and the de-
termination of the Seminole
defense. Madison's Geno
Hayes is part of that defense.
At the half, the score was 14-
0 Gators. The game was tied
in the first moments of the
fourth quarter, after two unan-
swered touchdowns from
Seminoles that refused to give
The hard-hitting FSU de-
fense took out two key Gator
players. Hayes was in on the
tackle that nailed Percy
Harvin, who was carried off
the field on a backboard.
Harvin, scored one Gator



r Take Out

touchdown and is one of UF's
most dynamic players. He
was said to be walking around
and in good shape by the end
of the game. DeShawn Wynn
was also injured and left the
game in the third quarter witlf
a hurt shoulder. The Seminole
defense did not go lightly into
the night.
But the scattered Nole of-
fense couldn't get the job
done. Quarterback Drew
Weatherford started and
played three series before be-
ing replaced by Xavier Lee.
Weatherford was 3 for 9 for
46 yards. Lee fared no better
going 2 for 6 and fumbling a
snap in the next three series
for eight yards gained. Weath-
erford came back in to boos
from the crowd. He got
sacked on his first play back

and then fumbled the ball out
of bounds. Coach Bobby
Bowden decided to stick with
Weatherford even after he,
threw two interceptions in the
third quarter.
Scores for the Noles
came when Joe Surratt ran the
ball in from a yard out in the
third quarter and from a cir-
cus catch made by Greg Carr
in the endzone in the first
minutes of the fourth. Carr
caught the 25-yard Weather-
ford pass over the head of UF
cornerback Reggie Lewis.
The Carr TD tied the game at
But the Noles couldn't
hang on. Dallas Baker caught
a 25-yard pass from Chris
Leak to score the final touch-
down of the night with 10
minutes left to play.

December 9th

5:00 9:00 PM

Spaghetti Dinner Benefiting


to help defray expenses

with her fight against cancer.
(Debbie and her husband, Tiny Register,
own Tiny's Bar-B-Q on Highway 20.)
Please come out and help support

Debbie and Tiny.

$7.00 Donation
Additional donations may also be made at any Premier
Bank location. For further information, please contact:
Gary Linton at 251-1365, R.D. White at 575-1937 or
Lorrie Linton Irwin at 524-3893.

n or Location:

In A Row

#10 Geno Hayes gets ready to make a big hit on the UF running back. (Photos sub-
mitted by Paul Buchanan)

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Team receives Donation

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Eddie Richie, left, receives a check donation from
the President of the United Steelworkers International
Union Local 1192, Howard Pickles. Eddie Richie is the
coach for the varsity boys basketball team at MCHS.

Howard Pickels presents
Eddie,,.Richie, Coach- for the
MCHS Varsity Boys Basket-
ball Team, a check for
$625.00 dollars. The donation
is to help send the team to
Freeport for a six state tour-
nament that will take place
the week after Christmas.
This is a good opportuni-
ty for the players to get col-
lege recognition and Howard
would like to thank Coach
Richie for his efforts in this

Howard Pickels is the
President of the United Steel-
workers International Union
Local 1192, which represents
the workers of Buckeye Tech-
nologies in Perry, FL. The
membership of Local 1192 is
proud that it can help the
youth of the community every
chance that it gets and en-
courages every one to do thd
Howard says to come out
and support your Cowboys.
Good Luck Cowboys!

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