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Season Opener
Page 10A


THE SPIRIT OF MADISON COUNTY


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Hanson United

Methodist Church

To Host Fun Day
Get up early on Saturday,
September 8, get dressed and
head out to the Hanson United
Methodist Church. Don't bother
to eat because you can enjoy
eating from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at
the church's Fun Day.
For breakfast, you can have
your choice of sausage, ham,
and jelly or sausage & gravy
biscuits along with your choice
of coffee or orange juice or both
until 10 a.m.
Food will be available all day
long hamburgers, hotdogs,
chicken and dumplings, tomato
gravy and biscuits, boiled
peanuts, candied apples, cakes,
funnel cakes, cotton candy and
all kinds of goodies.
Games, yard sales, a silent
auction and other fun things
will be held that day along with
all the other fascinating and fun
things going on at the Church's
"Fun Day" for everyone. To en-
ter the contest and receive a
copy of the rules, call 929-6903
or 929-4504.

Moffses Invited To

Cisco Learning

Institute Event
Cisco Learning Institute has
issued an invitation to Thomas
Moffses Jr. of North Florida
Community College to the Cisco.
Networking Academy 10th An-
niversary Salute in Washing-
ton, DC on
October 2-3.
Moffses is
the director
of the Cisco
Academy
Training
Center at
NFCC.
The
event will
recognize
Tom Moffses the extraor-
dinary impact the Cisco Net- -
working Academy has made
"educating the architects of the
networked economy" in the U.S.
over the past decade. Cisco
CEO, John Chambers will host
a reception on Capitol Hill for
participants Wednesday, Oct. 3.
Cisco Systems, the parent
company of the Cisco Learning
Institute, is the leading supplier
of networking equipment and
network management for the
Internet.
NFCC's Cisco Academy
Training Center covers 50 Cisco
regional academies in five
southern states, Puerto Rico,
Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago
in the Caribbean. The U.S. Cisco
Network includes more than
2,600 academies and 4,000 in-
structors graduating 460,000
students.
NFCC has been associated
with Cisco since the inception
of the training program in 1997.
A 1983 graduate of NFCC,
Moffses was in.the Navy for ten
years, earned a M.Ed., and re-
turned to North Florida Com-
munity College in 1997. He re-
ceived the Excellence in Tech-
nology Award in 2005 from the
Florida Association of Commu-
nity Colleges for developing an
online curriculum that trains
and certifies network instruc-
tors.
For information, contact
Moffses by telephone
850.973.1638 or email Moffs-
esT@nfcc.edu

National Hunting

And Fishing Day

Set For

September 22
For all his extraordinary ac-
complishments- best-selling
comedy recording artist of all
time, Grammy nominee, popu-
lar radio show host, best-selling
author, star of hit comedy
tours, television series and
movies, plus host of a new hit
game show called "Are You
Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" -
Jeff Foxworthy is equally en-
thused about a recreational pas-
sion he shares with 64 million
other Americans. Hunting and
fishing.
Please See Fishing &
Hunting, Page 4A


Lightning, Rain Cause Trouble For Madison County


By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Lightning and rain
wreaked havoc with Madison
County on Saturday, Septem-
ber 1.
The lightning knocked out
Madison County's main dis-
patch system that evening as a


fire started in the communica-
tions room at the jail, follow-
ing a loud boom that knocked
a cone off the top of the dis-
patch tower.
The fire department re-
sponded and contained the
fire.
Dispatchers had to switch


to handheld units and on Mon-
day, they were working on
only one radio unit at the jail.
At least one power line was
down in the county and Tri-
County Electric was kept busy
responding to calls.
A loud crack put the power
out to at least four homes on


SE Sycamore Street in Lee. A
Progress Energy crew, work-
ing in the lightning storm, had
the power back on by 4 p.m.
The lightning was not the
only adverse weather of the
day Heavy rains contributed
to an auto accident on Inter-
state 10.


Madison High Alum Gives Scholarship


(Photo Submitted)
Faye Browning, President of the Madison County Foundation for Excellence in Education, is pictured with
Giselle Dennis, scholarship recipient, and Stanley E. Pearson, M.D., who provided the scholarship.



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Ureene Publishing, Inc. Photo
Pinetta residents Barry and Suzzi Beall hosted their first ever Labor Day Weekend "Watermelon
Eating Contest" at their Bar B/S Ranch. Dinner included barbecue chicken, complete with potato salad and a
special bean casserole prepared by Suzzi. And to top the day off, the guys sat down at the picnic table for
the watermelon-eating contest. Ted Ensminger won the contest by taking advantage of the style he learned
while watching television. "It's all in the technique," said Ted, "plus the fact that the other guys just aren't
winners." The guest list included Ron and Laurie Gunlack, Bob and Pam Zacek, Darla Meyers and Kelly, and
Pricilla and Conrad Meyers.

Senior Citizens Welcomes


First Hispanic Client


Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jessica Higginbotham
Eusebia Melgoza is the newest client at the Senior Citizens Center. In addition to being the newest, Eusebia
is also the first Hispanic senior at the center.


Stanley E. Pearson, M.D., a
1967 graduate of Madison High,
presented the Madison County
Foundation for Excellence in
Education, Inc. a four-year
scholarship for one of Madison
County's Take Stock in Chil-
dren scholars, ninth grader
Giselle Dennis.
The Take Stock in Children
program enrolls Madison Coun-
ty students who meet the acade-
mic and financial standards. If
the students maintain their
grade point averages, remain
drug and crime free, meet with
their mentors, and graduate
from high school, they will re-
ceive either two-year or four-
year tuition scholarships. In
May 14 Take Stock in Children
scholars graduated. Currently,
there are 65 Madison County
students enrolled in the pro-
gram.
Pearson, who lives in
Phoenix, Ariz., graduated from
the University of Florida and
from Meharry Medical Center
in Nashville, Tenn. He complet-
ed his residency in Internal
Medicine at Providence Hospi-
tal in Southfield, Mich., and
then received a fellowship in
the Army Medical Corps on ac-
tive duty, including a stint in
Desert Shield/Desert Storm. He
retired from the U.S. Army Re-
serves as a colonel.
During his career, Pearson
served as Chief, Cardiology Ser-
vice at Landstuhl Army Region-
al Medical Center in West Ger-
many In 1984, he began his
work with CIGNA Health Care
of Arizona as Staff Cardiolo-
gist, Chief of Staff, Chair of the
Department of Medicine, Chair-
man of Specialty Care and fi-
nally as Chief Medical Officer
and Senior Medical Director for
CIGNA Medical Group and
HealthCare of Arizona.
Pearson is the son of retired
Madison County educator Mat-
tie Bowles.


There were no injuries in
the wreck, which saw a driver
lose control of his vehicle and
go off the road.
Emergency Management
Director Jim Stanley said that
approximately five inches of
rain fell between Saturday to
early Sunday morning.


Oliver Bradley,
Howard Phillips
Up For
Approval To
MCMH Board
Of Directors
By Jacob Bembry
Gteene Publishing, Inc.
The Madi-
son Co
Cordmission
will consider
the appoint-
ment of two
new mem-
bers to the
Madison
County Hos-
pital Board of Oliver Bradley
Directors.
Oliver
Bradley Veterans Service Offi-
cer for Madison County and ,
Howard Phillips, vice-president
of Madison County Community
Bank, are the ones up for ap-
proval.
The Commission will consid-
er approval of a contract with
Clemons, Rutherford and Asso-
ciates for a design for a new
Emergency Operations Center
to be constructed.
The architectural firm
ranked highest out of the three
architects interviewed at the
August 1 board meeting.
The Commission will also
consider a tax abatement ordi-
nance for Fast Pack Packaging.
Owner Jason Archatibault said
that his business has rapidly
outgrown its location in the old
Lee School and will construct a
metal building near the inter-
state interchange at County
Road 255 and Interstate 10.
In other business, the board
will consider:
*Public Hearing for First
Reading of LDC 07-6 (Add Home
Please See Up For Approval,
Page 4A


Art Center Welcomes


Local Artists
By Ashley Bell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Madison Art Guild, a local non-profit organization, is a
part of the Treasures of Madison County The Guild has recently
opened an art gallery and has changed their name to be the Trea-
sures of Madison County Art Guild and Gallery Because the Guild
is a non-profit organization, they are more than just a gallery; they
foster and promote art in the community through the operation of
the gallery community projects, and art lessons.


lreene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Ashley Bell
One of the many photographs featured at the center is by Marsha
Pokorny entitled Sunsprite.

Art lessons will begin in the near future to help bring out the
talent of an artist that focuses on one form of art. The first class
will be drawing lessons. Sign up for the art lessons will be at the
Art Center, located on Range Street.
Artwork comes in many forms and is evident through the Art
Center. Housed in the center is various local artists' artwork that
breaks beyond canvas paintings (although the art center features
magnificent canvas paintings) and also includes sculptures, hand-
crafted wooden bowls, photographs, post/note cards, and jewelry
All of the artwork is for sale, excluding those pieces that were do-
nated. Artists price their own work with the art center only with-
holding 30 percent of the sale and paying the sales taxes for the
Please See Artists, Page 4A


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A Grand Gentleman Died Recently...

Alonzo Frank Green, Jr. Passes Away; Family and Friends Salute Him


This column is a
sad one, but yet, a
happy one in
terms of memo-
ries.
My un-
cle, Alonzo
Frank
Green, Jr.,
many of
our readers
knew, died a
few weeks
ago. He grew
up in Madi-
son, the
youngest child
of Roberta
"Granny" Green
and Alonzo
Frank Green,
Sr. Ala


In my
column this week, I want to
share with our readers the val-
ue of living a good life.
My mother's baby brother,
Alonzo Frank Green, Jr., age 88,
of Gainesville, died Sunday,
July 29, 2007, in his home, after
an extended illness.
He was born in Jasper, on
September 30, 1918. Frank at-
tended school in his younger
years right here in Madison. He
and his mother and sisters lived
in the "Granny Green" home
just adjacent to Farmer's Fur-
niture on Range St. He later at-
tended the University of Flori-
da, but cut his college education
short to join the 17th Airborne
at the start of World War II.
He served overseas and
fought in the "Battle of the
Bulge."
Frank returned to the Uni-
versity of Florida after the war
to complete his education. He
loved people and politics. He
was the vice-president of his
freshman class at the Universi-
ty of Florida, and served on
many other boards at the U of F
Frank was President of
McKinney Green, Inc. Mort-
gage Banking Insurance and
Real Estate for over 60 years, be-
fore retiring in 2004. Frank was
involved in various organizaL
tions in the Gainesville area. He
was an Eagle Sc6it a'-'a yoUng
man, and enjoyed all aspects of
scouting. He served as a. past
president of the Board of
Gainesville Realtors and past
president of the North Florida
Council of Boy Scouts, and was
the holder of the Silver Beaver
Award, a coveted award that is
only given to men who go above
and beyond the call of duty to
the scouting program.
Frank was also the past
president of the Mortgage
Bankers Association of Flori-
da, a former Director of the
Alachua County Chamber of
Commerce, and a former mem-
ber of the Gainesville Airport
Aviation Advisory Board.
He loved flying, and was a
pilot. He was also an avid golfer
and hunter.
At his memorial service in.
Gainesville Saturday, August
25th, friends and family gath-
ered to remember Uncle Frank,
and all he had done for his
church, his family, his friends,
and his community
Family of Uncle Frank,
and many of his friends, gath-
ered to remember the good
times with this grand man Sat-
urday, August 25th, in
Gainesville, at The Family
Church, also known as The


Christ Church. It was
the first time in
many years that
all of our family
had gathered
at one time.
SWe took lots
of pictures,
and enjoyed
seeing
cousins,
family, and
friends that
we hadn't
seen in many
years, includ-
ing our aunts
and uncles.
There were
four special speak-
ers during
the service.
nzo Frank Green, Jr. The


first speak-
er was my twin brother, Wiley
Alan Selman, the oldest of Un-
cle Frank's nieces and nephews,
who titled his talk, "Uncle
Frank Green Was My Hero."
Wiley stated, "I'm sure
everyone here remembers
Frank Green in many unique
and different ways some re-
member him as a father, a
brother, a friend, a business ac-
quaintance, or a church mem-
ber. He was a special person. To
me, he was one of my heroes."
Wiley continued, "He
taught me many of 'Life's Little
Lessons,'"
Wiley then said, "What was
very special was that I had the
opportunity to share all this
and more with him about four
or five years ago, and I let him
know how much I appreciated
the influence he had had on my
life."
One special moment Wiley
said was: 'As a young boy Uncle
Frank would take the time to al-
low me to go along with him on
bird hunting trips, even before I
was old enough to fire a shot.
As most of you know, he was an
avid hunter. I have many mem-
ories of Granny Green, (my
grandmother, and his mother),
making a fine meal with the
birds that were killed. '
Wiley continued "'As I -grew
older, I.remembe?'A A at dge~~e r
Uncle Frank taking me to see
my first Gator football game.
This was the beginning influ--
ence of my life-long passion for
the 'Orange-and-Blue."'
He added, "I recall on a visit
when I was 16 years old, he gave,
me the keys to his Thunderbird
so we could go across town to
'Teen Town.' That was in 1955 -
Wow, where has time gone?"
Wiley then said, "In my se-
nior year at the University of
Florida, Uncle Frank gave me a
job in his office. I learned from
him experience is the 'Disci-
pline of Business.' He taught
me that 'Family is Family' and
'Business is Business.'" Wiley
added, "I carried many of the
lessons he taught me through-
out my life. One incident that
comes to mind is the time he
asked me to drive to Jack-
sonville on business for him,
and I had car trouble. I remem-
ber calling him and telling him
that I had to have the car fixed,
and the car mechanics needed
to be paid. Uncle Frank told me
to just pay them, and he would
reimburse me when I got back.
I told Uncle Frank that the bill
was over $50 dollars, and that I
didn't have that much money on
me (Now, this was before credit


cards and I had no
checks to write then).
Uncle Frank told me to nev-
er, never, never go off anywhere
again if I didn't have a $50 or
$100 bill "tucked away" in my
wallet. At that time, I had only
seen a few $100 bills (and they
belonged to someone else), BUT,
today from the lesson I learned,
I still have an emergency bill
tucked away in my wallet. Un-
cle Frank taught me this valu-
able lesson that I have never for-
gotten."
Wiley smiled and said, "I'll
bet there are many.of you here
today that he taught that very
lesson to, also." Just about
everyone in the room smiled,
and raised their hands.
Wiley continued by saying,
"Through the years, I watched
Uncle Frank's great love for all
of his sisters (Frank was the
baby, and only boy, who had five
sisters). I watched Frank
through the years as some of
their health declined..He would
make regular visits with each
of them, to make sure all their
needs were met. I know my
Mom, Lucile Green Selman,
would look forward to Uncle
Frank driving the two-hour trip
to Madison, even after his
health was failing, also, and
most of the time, he would
bring his sister, Rosa V (Zip-
perer), with him. He was a spe-
cial brother to all of his sisters.
"So, throughout my life, Un-
cle Frank was a great influ-
ence," Wiley concluded. "He
gave me direction in my forma-
tive years, and he was always
there when I needed him."
Wiley ended by saying, "In
Today's World, We Need More
Heroes...Uncle Frank Green
was My Hero."
The second speaker at the
service was Bob Ervin of Talla-
hassee, a long-time friend of
Uncle Frank's. Bob and Frank
met in 1932 in west Florida at a
Summer Assembly in Lynn
Haven, and became instant
friends that lasted a lifetime.
Bob said the two were like
brothers, and Bob visited in
Frank's home, and Frank visit-
ed in his as teenagers. The two
later served in the Florida Leg-
islature as pages together, and
were later roommates at the
University of Florida.
Bob told that the two young
men even had business ven-
tures together while at the Uni-
versity of Florida, and during
the Depression. They did laun-
dry and dry cleaning for
friends, and waited tables to-
gether to make money Bob told
how Frank returned to
Gainesville after serving in the
war, and established a real es-
tate and insurance business
that grew to become the leading
mortgage investment business
in Gainesville.
Bob told how Frank was a
super businessman, and had
served on local, state and na-
tional boards for mortgage,


banking. real e-tate and inIstLu
aince ouganizatioins H:- also:
served on local boards in
Gainesville for the Chamber,
airport authority, churches, and
many other local groups. He
also brought out how Frank
was a close advisor for former
Florida Governor Farris
Bryant.
Ervin told of the many hunt-
ing trips the two had shared
through the years, and how
close they had remained for
over 75 years, and how much he
was going to miss Frank.
The third speaker of the day
was Phil Weidler, who was a
partner with Frank in his Mort-


gage/Insurance business. Phil
told of the many good times he
and Frank had as friends and
business partners, and of the
many things he, too, learned
from Frank.
The final speaker of the day
was the pastor of The Family
Church, who told how much
Frank had meant to their
church. He told how Frank had
done many things for the
church that no one knew about,
and that he would always be re-
membered because of his gen-
erosity
The family and friends of
Frank's at the funeral enjoyed
sitting together and telling of
various memories of their fa-
ther, uncle, brother, and friend.
It was especially good to see my
aunt Rosa V Zipperer, the only
living sibling left in the "Green"
family It was also good to see
my Aunt Margie Green, Frank's
former wife, with whom our
family has shared many good
times. Their home was "the
place" to gather for U of F


games for the "Pre-game Party,"
and the "After the Game" party
Their home was located just
two blocks from (the Gator) Ben
Hill Griffin Stadium, and park-
ing in their yard was not only
convenient, but fun as well.
Frank would have loved to
have been sitting there with us
all, laughing and joking, as he
always did.
I know Uncle Frank is look-
ing down from Heaven today,
reading my column, as he often
told me he did, and enjoying
still being a major influence
and part of a loving family
We will all miss Uncle
Frank, but he will never be for-
gotten. He will always be re-
membered for his lovingkind-
ness, and his Christian morals
and ideals. I know he meant a
lot to me, and to my family My
life has been blessed for having
an uncle like our "Uncle
Frank." Every family needs
such a man in their lives.
"Nuff said.... Bye for now...
See 'ya."


The cousins gathered together for a group picture at Uncle Frank's funeral. We had not seen each
other, all together, in many years. What is sad is that the only time we get together anymore is at funer-
als. The last time I saw most of them was at my own mother's funeral a few years ago.
.(Front row, left to right): Mary Ellen (Selman) Greene, of Madison; Mary Frances (Lunsford)Closson,
of Ocala; and Wiley Alan Selman, of Santa Rosa Beach.
(Back row, left to right): Julian Johnson, of Treasure Island; William Buford "Bill"'Selman, Jr., of
Gainesville; Henry Lunsford, of Sarasota; Butch Zipperer, of Gainesville; Frank Green, III, of Gainesville;
and Mike Green of Gainesville. (The only living cousin missing from the photo is our sister, Roberta Lu-
cile Selman, who lives in Midland, Mi.)
Deceased cousins are: Susan Lee Selman; Mary Virginia Zipperer; Helen Zipperer; "Snookie" Zip-
perer; and "Buddy" Zipperer.


Green
Yo UR Publishi
EET YOU Inc.

NEIGHBOR


Eunice Culpepper

Resides: Madison
Occupation: Retired from Jack-
sonville Sheriff's Office
Family: two grown children; one
son and one daughter. -&
Spare Time: Spending time with
family and at home, also an active
member of the Red Hat Society and
Woman's Club. t -


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h e Editor
Letrs toteEior yped wod fr word, comma for comma, as sent to this newspaper.


Watch Where You Eat
Dear Editor:
I am writing as a concerned citizen of Madison County
When I see a certain fast f9od establishment, I think
"eeewww!"
Did you know that the general manager of this establishment
claims that because of their set-up, they are not required to wear
gloves while preparing your food? I went through the drive-
through on August 10, ordered some food I and as I was sitting at
the window, I watched the assistant do various things, including
wiping his hands on his nasty clothes, then open the wrapper to
my sandwich and finger through it with his dirty fingers. Not
once did he wash his hands, so when the girl came to the win-
dow, I sent it back, told them to make another one, but when I
told them that, he moved where I couldn't see him so I asked for
my money back.
I called the general manager's number and she said, "With
our setup, we are not required to wear gloves."
I proceeded to tell her, that with all the various diseases
around (HIV AIDS, hepatitis) and them preparing food with no
gloves, that is just nasty She told me they are required by law to
tell if they carry a disease.
But, that's not true. There is a privacy act, isn't there!
So my advice to everyone is to watch where you eat!
Sincerely,
Stacy MacDonald


ANTsy
to sell those
old items you
have just
lying around
the house?


Sell Them In
The Classifieds

850-973-4141


Sheriff Thanks All The
Men And Women Of Law Enforcement


Dear Editor:
Recently the salaries of the Madison Coun-
ty Sheriffs Office were posted in the newspa-
per. I wanted to ask you to publish this infor-
mation to show what we (the public) get for
our law enforcement tax dollars.
In the last few weeks we have seen several
tragedies in our law enforcement community
In Broward County, one deputy in critical con-
dition, one murdered (Deputy Christopher
Reyka) and in Hillsborough County, Sgt. Ron
Harrison was murdered. We have heartbreak-
ing reminders of the risks our law enforce-
ment officers take every day. In Madison Coun-
ty, we had two deputies injured in the last
week making arrests.
The statistics below are from the The Na-
tional Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
Fund site. Reading them made me pause and
pay my respects to not only those who have
been killed or injured in the line of duty but
to each of our officers who continue day after
day putting selves in harms way to protect
the rest of us.
There are more than 870,000 sworn law


enforcement officers now serving in the United
States, which is the highest figure ever.
Crime fighting has taken its toll. Since the
first recorded police death in 1792, there have
been more than 17,900 law enforcement officers
killed in the line of duty. Currently, there are
17,912 names engraved on the walls of the Na-
tional Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.
A total of 1,649 law enforcement officers
died in the line of duty during the past 10
years, an average of one death every 53 hours
or 165 per year. There were 145 law enforcement
officers killed in 2006. On average, more than
56,000 lawenforcement officers are assaulted
each year, resulting in over 16,000 injuries.
The deadliest day in law enforcement his-
tory was September 11, 2001, when 72 officers
were killed while responding to the terrorist at-
tacks on America.
So, the purpose of this letter is to say thank
you to all of the honorable men and women of
law enforcement, who serve and protect us. I ap-
preciate the sacrifices you make everyday.
Respectfully
Sheriff Peter C. Bucher


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Wandering
With The Publisher

Mary Ellen Greene
Columnist










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Revival Begins Sunday At Midway Church Of God
The Lee Worship Center located on Magnolia Drive in
Lee will host a Gospel Jamboree on September 7 and will be
celebrating Rev. Charles R. Lasseter's 70th birthday. The
church family of Rev and Mrs. Charles R. Lasseter will be
presenting the couple a plaque for their 46 years in the min-
istry. Everyone is invited to come out and celebrate with us.
The concert will begin at 7 p.m. All family and friends are
invited. There will be a potluck supper. They are asking that
you bring a covered dish. For more information, contact
Brenda McCormick at 971-4135 after 6 p.m.
Midway Church of God will hold revival services begin-
ning Sunday, September 9, with Evangelist Rick Earp, from
Texas. Sunday morning services begin at 11 a.m. (Sunday
School at 10 a.m.), Sunday evening service begins at 6 p.m.
Weeknight services begin at 7 p.m. Every one is invited to a
great time of praise and revival!
Midway Baptist Church will host a peanut boil, begin-
ning at 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 15. Special guests for
the day will include the Mercy Mountain Boys from Lake
City Everyone is invited to go hear some great gospel music
and enjoy delicious boiled peanuts.
Jane Dickey, Ramona Guess, Lisa Joost and Cissy Prid-
geon will celebrate their birthdays on Wednesday, Septem-
ber 5. Brooke Schaeffer, Della Webb, Mike Register, Charlie
Votava and Georgia and Emmie Phillips will celebrate their
birthdays on Thursday, September 6. Willie Carter, Zach
Floyd and Charles Webb will celebrate their birthdays on
Saturday, September 7. Other folks celebrating birthdays
this week include Sharon Quackenbush and Tiffany Strick-
land, Sunday, September 8. Shan Wirick will celebrate his
birthday on Monday September 10. Peggy Jo Hill and Marta
Smith will celebrate their birthdays on Saturday September
11. Edwina Ward and Rob Covell will celebrate their birth-
days on Tuesday, September 12.
Bernie and Lorraine Prunier will celebrate their wed-
ding anniversary this Saturday, September 8.
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War II, but a clos-
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many. The pivotal
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ern Front was for control of the city of
Stalingrad. When the Russians prevailed
in this six-month battle, the tide of the
war turned against Hitler and the Nazis.
Historian William Craig's 1973 epic
"Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalin-
grad" examines the most costly battle in
human history From August 1942 to Feb-
ruary 1943, two great armies wrestled for
control of an industrial city of about half
a million people. In the process, two mil-
lion lost their lives Germans, Russians,
Italians and Romanians.
The year before, Hitler had launched
Operation Barbarossa, the effort to drive
the Soviets out of Europe and destroy the
Red Army It was a huge gamble, ignoring
the precedence set by previous conquerors
like Charles XII and Napoleon who had in-
vaded Russia, only to see their armies de-
stroyed. Like most dictators with unman-
ageable egos, Adolph Hitler believed he
could defy historical precedence. He was
wrong.
Initially, Barbarossa was quite success-
ful, trapping and destroying huge ele-
ments of Stalin's army, but long logistics
lines and the Russian winter stopped the
Nazi juggernaut short of the gates of
Moscow in December 1941.
Hitler launched his 1942 campaign
away from Moscow toward the steppes of
the Caucasus Mountain range. His.strate-
gic goal was to wrestle away oilfields
around Grozny to provide petroleum for
his conquering armies. Two great army
groups comprised of almost two million
soldiers rushed onto the steppes destroy-
ing Soviet armies in their wake, but soon
the onslaught bogged down as logistic
supply lines back to Germany became
longer and more strained.
The northern army group is led by the
mighty Sixth Army under command of
General Friedrich von Paulus. His objec-
tive is Stalingrad on or near the West
Bank of the great Volga River. The Rus-
sians throw up a makeshift defense and by
mid-August, the battle degenerates into
urban warfare negating the German ad-
vantage of Blitzkrieg or mobile warfare.
Stalingrad becomes a salient in the
front. Recognizing this weakness, the Rus-
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shoulder of the
,. salient. By mid-
"f ." November, they ,
launch their
counterattack
with huge num-
bers of fresh
off Paulus and
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T1 Sixth Army in
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airlift. They never come close. In only
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Sixth Army is starving to death.
Manstein's Army Group Don tries to
link up with Paulus from the south but
falls 40 miles short. By late January 1943,
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render. About 100,000 prisoners march off
to the Soviet Gulags; fewer than 5,000 will
live to return to Germany at war's end.
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he could open a second front and quickly
defeat the Soviets. Long supply lines and
the murderous cold of the Russian winter
conspired against the Nazis. The Ger-
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when they were defending their home-
land. And of course, Hitler defied the ad-
vice of his generals and set his own ru-
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ample of Stalingrad? Several come to
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Avoid a land war in Asia where huge ex-
panses can swallow an army Don't un-
derestimate your enemy. Never outrun
your lines of supply Urban warfare
negates the advantage of mobility Never
lose sight of nationalism as an important
factor in war. Politicians are very poor at
military strategy and even poorer tacti-
cians. Most of these lessons have some
relevance to our current situation in Iraq.
The flower of German youth was wast-
ed at Stalingrad and on the eastern front.
It was no picnic for the Russians who lost
22,000,000 in what they termed "The Great
Patriotic War." Put another way, for
every one American life lost in World War
II, the Russians lost 50! It is almost
unimaginable to think of the difficulty we
would have faced at Normandy and in
France two years later if Hitler had a cou-
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W. Weatherington, District
Manager of Pantry Pride
Stores, came to Madison on
Wednesday, January 23, to
award service pins to locals.'
Left to right, Wes Kelly, Man-
ager; Donald Johnson, Assis-
tant Manager, 15 years; Annie
Bea Jones, 20 years; Edith
Sapp, 5 years; L.L. Sanders,
20 years. Frances Revels re-
ceived an award fo r 5 years of
service but was not present
Lhat day. Kelly said she went
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REGIONAL CRIME BLOTTER



Two Men Indicted In Florida Former Chairman Of The Board


On Explosives
WASHINGTON Two University of
South Florida (USF) students have been
indicted by a federal grand jury in Tam-
pa, for transporting explosives materi-
als without permits, the Department of
Justice announced today.
The two-count indictment unsealed
today charges Ahmed Abdellatif Sherif
Mohamed and Youssef Samir Megahed,
both Egyptian nationals, with trans-
porting explosives in interstate com-
merce without permits. The indictment
alleges that the two men, "not being li-
censees" under federal law, "did know-
ingly transport and cause to be trans-
ported in interstate commerce explosive
materials" on or about Aug. 4, 2007 in
the Middle District of Florida and else-
where.
Mohamed was also charged with dis-
tributing information about building
and using an explosive device. The in-
dictment alleges that Mohamed taught
and demonstrated the making and use
of an explosive and destructive device,
with the intent that such 'information
be used for, and in the furtherance of,
an activity that constitutes a federal
crime of violence.
Mohamed, a civil engineering gradu-
ate student and teaching assistant at
USF, and Megahed, an engineering stu-
dent, were stopped for speeding and
subsequently arrested on Aug. 4, 2007 in
Goose Creek, S.C. by a South Carolina
Berkeley County Sheriff's deputy Both
Mohamed and Megahed were charged
with possession of an explosive device,
in violation of South Carolina law. Bond


Charges
was set for Mohamed in the amount of
$500,000 and for Megahead in the
amount of $300,000. Both men are cur-
rently being held in Berkeley County
jail.
The charges in the indictment are
merely allegations, and the defendants
are presumed innocent unless and until
proven guilty. The charge of distribut-
ing information about explosive devices
carries a maximum penalty of 20 years
in prison, and the charge of transport-
ing explosive materials carries a maxi-
mum penalty of 10 years in prison.
Reginald I. Lloyd, U.S. Attorney for
the District of South Carolina, ex-
pressed his appreciation for the efforts
of the Berkeley County Sheriff's De-
partment and the Ninth Circuit Solici-
tor's Office in South Carolina. "I am
very grateful for the hard work and pro-
fessionalism of our local law enforce-
ment partners in this important investi-
gation. The arresting deputy's vigilance
and the immediate response of our local
investigators and prosecutors are high-
ly commendable."
This case is being prosecuted hy the
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle
District of Florida, with the assistance
of the National Security Division at the
Department of Justice in Washington,
D.C. The case was investigated by the
Federal Bureau of Investigation and the
Joint Terrorism Task Forces in both
Tampa and South Carolina, with the as-
sistance of the United States Attorney's
Office for the District of South Caroli-


R. Alexander Acosta. United States Attor-
ney for the Southern District of Florida.
and Jonathan I. Solomon, Special Agent in
Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation.
announced that United States District Court
Judge Adalberto Jordan today sentenced de-
fendant Eduardo Orlansky, the former
chairman of the board of E.S. Bankest. to 20
years imprisonment for his crimes related
to bank fraud and money-laundering at E.S.
Bankest in Miami.
The case involved a loss of $164-million to
entities of the Espirito Santo Group, which
includes Espirito Santo Bank in Miami, and
Judge Jordan's sentence included an order
that Eduardo Orlansky make restitution of
$164,597,310.11. During the sentencing hear-
ing, Judge Jordan described the magnitude
of the loss as -staggering."
Eduardo Orlansky and three co-defen-
dants were convicted following a six-month
jury trial in Miami last year. Eduardo Or-
lansky was convicted of 44 felony counts, in-
cluding bank fraud, wire fraud. money-laun-
dering, and conspiracy Evidence at trial
showed that E.S. Bankest. a factoring com-
pany in the business of funding clients se-
cured by clients' accotmts receivable, bor-
rowed multimillions of dollars of money
from Espirito Santo Bank clients based on
fraud, including fabricated accounts receiv-
able: Espirito Santo Group eventually took
the debt positions of the clients, and ab-
sorbed the loss. The indictment charged a
conspiracy from approximately June, 1994.


until August., 2003, when an examiner was
appointed by the federal court to look into
the affairs of the company, which collapsed.
Eduardo Orlansky was the last of the
four tried defendants to be sentenced Previ-
ously, Eduardo Orlansky's brother: E.S.
Bankest President Hector Orlansky, also
was sentenced to 20 years in prison. R. Peter
Stanham, former corporate Secretary and
Treasurer of E.S. Bankest, was sentenced to
108 months in prison. Ariadna Puerto. for-
mer Vice-President of E.S. Bankest. was
sentenced to 84 months in prison. Those de-
fendants also were ordered to make restitu-
tion. Nine people were criminally charged
in connection with the fraud. Five pled
guilty and were previously sentenced.
United States Attorney Acosta stated,
"This lengthy sentence reflects the serious-
ness and magnitude of this defendant'
fraud. Business dealings must be conducted
honestly and ethically and those who break
the law for their personal or business ad-
vantage will face serious consequences."
The case was prosecuted by Assistant
United States Attorneys Caroline Heck
Miller and Ryan Stumphauzer, and by for-
mer Assistant United States Attorney
Matthew Menchel. The case was investigat-
ed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation,
whose diligence and thoroughness in inves-
tigating the complex case and analyzing and
managing the voluminous evidence was
praised by United States Attorney R.
Alexander Acosta


Patients And Clinic Operator
Charged With Conspiracy To
Defraud Medicare After
Undercover Investigation
WASHINGTON Nine Miami residents have been
charged with conspiracy to commit health care fraud as the
result of an undercover operation designed to detect and
stop Medicare beneficiaries from taking cash kickbacks for
the purpose of allowing providers to bill Medicare for un-
necessary services, the Department of Justice announced
today
The nine individuals were charged in a criminal com-
plaint filed today in U.S. District Court in Miami. Jorge Ale-
jandro Gonzalez, Carmelina M. Barzaga-Valladares, Rodney
Kevin Robinson, Tony Leon Carter, Orlando Jose Molieri,
Lorenzo Holton, Pedro Gonzalez, and Ivan Hernandez, all of
Miami, were each charged with conspiracy to defraud
Medicare by receiving cash kickbacks in exchange for al-
lowing their Medicare cards to be billed for unnecessary
services. In addition, Esperanza Ramudo, also of Miami,
was charged with conspiring to receive kickbacks in ex-
change for providing fraudulent prescriptions. The charges
carry a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison.
The charges arise from the conclusion of an investiga-
tion in which the Federal Bureau of Investigation utilized
vans wired with video recording equipment to allow patient
recruiters to pick up their paid patients and transport them
to clinics where the recruiters had prearranged for the pa-
tients to receive false prescriptions. The patients were ar-
rested after allegedly accepting kickbacks and signing false
medical documents, and were driven directly to the FBI of-
fice in the very van that recorded their agreements to de-
fraud Medicare.
The case is being prosecuted by Kirk Ogrosky, head of
the Medicare Fraud Strike Force and Deputy Chief of the
Fraud Section at the Department of Justice in Washington,
D.C., and Assistant U.S. Attorney Ryan Stumphauzer from
the Southern District of Florida in Miami with the inves-
tigative assistance of the FBI and the Office of Inspector
General at the Department of Health and Human Services.
The prosecution resulted from the establishment of the
Medicare Fraud Strike Force, a multi-agency team of feder-
al, state and local investigators in south Florida designed
specifically to combat Medicare fraud in South Florida.
Criminal charges are merely allegations and defendants
are innocent unless and until proven guilty

FBI Innocent Images Task

Force Makes Arrest In

Child Pornography

Possession Case


Tampa David Reign, Act-
ing Special Agent in Charge
of the Tampa Division of
the Federal Bureau of Inves-
tigation (FBI) announced
the arrest of Julian Claw-
son. The arrest was based
on a federal complaint.
Mr. Clawson, 24, a con-
tract system administrator
at MCDILL Air Force Base,
was arrested Wednesday,
July 25, 2007, by the Federal
Bureau of Investigation's In-
nocent Images Task Force
(IITF).
Mr. Clawson was arrested
in Tarpon Springs, Florida,
without incident, on Federal
charges involving the viola-
tion of Title 18, United
States Code, Section 2252(a),
which is the possession of
child pornography
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,




I


the Lakeland Police Depart-
ment and the United States
Probation Office. The Task
Force is an intelligence dri-
ven, proactive investigative
initiative to combat the pro-
liferation of child pornogra-
phy and child sexual ex-
ploitation facilitated by the
Internet. The mission of the
Innocent Images Task Force
is to reduce the vulnerabili-
ty of children to acts of sex-
ual exploitation and abuse
facilitated through comput-
ers; to identify and rescue
witting and unwitting child
victims; and to investigate
and prosecute sexual preda-
tors who use the Internet to
sexually exploit children for
personal and financial gain.
Mr. Clawson faces a 10
year maximum sentence of
incarceration. The charges
in the complaint are merely
allegations and the defen-
dant is presumed innocent
unless and until proven
guilty

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FBI Fugitives

Wanted Since 1998

Arrested In Arizona
Tampa. Florida Steven E. Ibison, Special Agent in
Charge of the Tampa Division of the Federal Bureau of In-
vestigation (FBI) announced the arrest of Karl Henry Re-
hberg. 64. and his wife, Helen Rehberg, 66. The Rehbergs
were located and apprehended in Mesa, Arizona on Wednes-
day, August 22, 2007. The Mesa Police Department arrested
the Rehbergs on federal arrest warrants which were issued
in the Middle District of Florida. The warrants were based
on criminal complaints
Karl Rehberg, former Chief Executive Officer: and Helen
Rehberg, former Vice President, of the NOPEC Corpora-
tion, Lakeland, Florida, were alleged to have sold approxi-
mately $21 million in tuiregistered securities to 2800 in-
vestors. The Rehbergs claimed NOPEC was capable of con-
verting waste cooking oil into bio-diesel fuel.
In December 1998, the Rehbergs fled Florida as federal
charges were being brought against Karl Rehberg, and they
have been on the run from law enforcement since then.
It is expected that the Rehbergs will be returned to the
Middle District of Florida to face the outstanding charges.
The Mesa Police Department, which was instrumental in
the capture. and the FBI are continuing their investigation
into this matter.


Up For Approval

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Occupation as Allowable Use in Residential .
kPublic Hearing for Enactment of LDC 07-7 kLand Develop-
ment Code Chapter 5, Subdivision Regulations).
*Fiscal Year 2008 State Aid Grant Agreements and Public Li.
brary Construction Grant Agreements for Lee Library
*Presentation of Benefits from Liberty National Ms.
Lashoun Ross & Ms. Judy Elkins.
*Resolution 07-09 05. Supplemental Agreement No. 1 to the Re-
imbursement Agreement with the Florida Department of Trans-
portation for Financial Project ID 212513-2558-1 (Resurfacing of
CR 2551.
*Approval of Personnel Policy Changes.
*Discussion with Possible Action of Animal Control Citations
*Approval of Annex Technology Upgrade Bid Proposal.
*Discussion Concerning Clianiing Chairman Term to 12
Months, Matching CotuLty Fiscal Year
*Amended Capital Improvements Element
*Interlocal Agreement Region 6 Workforce Consortium.
*Continuation of Budget Workshops.

Artists

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-a-tist.
There are cu'rentiy 40 members of the Art Guild and those
who are interesting in joining or viewing the gallery should stop
by the Art Center.
Guild membership fees are $,30 a year, which includes access
to the center to display and sell artwork, newsletters, invitations
to special events, and class announcements. Patron membership
fees are $200 a year, which includes the same benefits as guild
members with an addition of special recognition at special
events and tickets to select fund raising events sponsored by the
center.
To be a part of the Art Guild, it is not necessary to be an
artist. Those who share the passion of art, but who are artisti-
cally challenged and want to be a part of the guild, are more
than welcome. Revenues derived from the membership go to-
ward developing projects in the community, the operation of the
building, and utilities.
Every couple of months, the artwork is switched out with the
next rotation being between September 6 and 7. Artists will be
able to drop off their work during those days, The new art will
be featured at the Open House for the Art Center on Sunday, Sep-
tember 16, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.


St. Petersburg Sex Offender
Convicted Of Attempted Production
Of Child Pornography
Tampa, Florida A jury in a financially-strapped mother
U.S. District Court today found willing to allow Matthews to
Samuel Darryl Matthews, 54, of take sexually explicit pho-
St. Petersburg, Florida, guilty tographs of her 11-year-old
of attempted production of daughter. Subsequent conver-
child pornography The defen- stations between the two were
dant faces a mandatory mini- recorded and included
mum penalty of 35 years' im- Matthews repeatedly asking
prisonment up to life in prison, the undercover detective for
The sentencing hearing is nude photographs of the girl.
scheduled for October 19, 2007. Ultimately, Matthews drove to
Samuel Darryl Matthews meet the undercover detective
was indicted on June 14, 2007. and her daughter at a local
According to evidence present- restaurant, where Matthews
ed at trial, Matthews repeated- was arrested. A search per-
ly asked his former roommate formed after Matthews' arrest
for sexually explicit pho- yielded, among other items, a
tographs of his God-daughter's Polaroid camera, three digital
younger sister. Once the room- cameras, and a book about
mate became convinced that photographing children.
Matthews' requests were not The case was investigated
going to stop, he reported by the Federal Bureau of In-
Matthews to law enforcement. vestigation's Innocent Images
Thereafter, the roommate intro- Task Force and the Hillsbor-
duced Matthews to an under- ough County Sheriff's Office.
cover The case was prosecuted by
Hillsborough County Sher- Assistant United States Attor-
iff's Office detective posing as ney Rachelle DesVaux Bedke.


Fishing & Hunting

Continued From Page 1A
"It just drives my wife crazy," laughs Foxworthy "She
goes, "We get invited to the Oscars You turn that down. We get
invited to the Gramrnmys. You turn that down. But you never turn
down a hunting or fishing trip.' I always explain, 'Well, if I have
my choice of putting on a tuxedo and going out to L.A. and sit-
ting around with people I have nothing in common with. or go-
ing out to Kansas to hunt a monster whitetail...tth...it's not much
of a chin-scratcher.'"
It's Foxworthy's rare combination of box-office starpower
and bait-shop modesty that makes him a perfect honorary chair-
man for this year's National Hunting and Fishing Day, set for
Sept. 22.
"I'm flattered to be asked to serve as 2007 honorary chair-
man of National Hunting and Fishing Day. Without question,
sharing hunting and fishing trips with my family had a pro-
found impact on my life. and undoubtedly shaped and molded
the person I am today." he said.
Foxworthy grew up in Georgia, hunting and fishing with
his father and grandfather Squirrels and quail were prime quar-
ry until the day young .Jeff spotted his first deer track. It was at
that precise moment that a self-professed "deer-hunting nut" was
born.
Be sure to get a copy of the September 21, 2007 issue of the
Madison Enterprise Recorder and check out the newspapers spe-
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Every Tuesday Saturday
The Diamonds in the Ruff
Adoption Program at the
Suwannee Valley Humane Soci-
ety is open every Tuesday
through Saturday from 10 a:m.
to 2 p.m. It is located on 1156
S.E Bisbee Loop Madison FL,
32340. For a healthy lifestyle,
adopt an animal and they will
make your life more fulfilled.
For more information or direc-
tions call (866) 236-7812 or
(850) 971-9904.
Third Tuesday of
Each Month
The Greater Greenville
Area Diabetes Support Group is
a free educational service and
support for diabetes and those
wanting to prevent diabetes. The
group meets the third Tuesday
of each month at the Greenville
Public Library Conference
Room at 312 SW Church
Street, Greenville, 11 11:30
a.m. Everyone is welcome!
Third Wednesday of
Each Month
The Madison County
Health Education Club is hold-
ing a free educational service
and support group for people in-
terested in preventing or con-
trolling diabetes, high blood
pressure, elevated cholesterol
levels, obesity, and other chron-
ic health conditions. The club
meets the third Wednesday of
each month at the Madison
Public Library Conference
Room at 378 NW College
Loop, Madison, 12:15 12:45
p.m. Everyone is welcome to
bring their own lunch!
Third Wednesday of
Each Month
The Madison County Dia-
betes Support Group is a free
educational service and support
group for diabetes and those
wanting to prevent diabetes. The
group meets the third Wednes-
day of each month at the Madi-
son Public Library Conference
Room at 378 NW College
Loop, Madison, 11:45 a.m. -
12:10 p.m. Everyone is wel-
come is bring their own lunch!
details: contact Marcia
Kazmierski at 386-752-2461 or
Lorriane Miller at 386-752-
6439.
September 5
The Tall Pines Club will
meet on Wednesday, Sept. 5,'
2007 in the Mill Conference
Room at noon. You may bring a
covered dish for the luncheon.
Please make plans to attend for
good food, fun, and fellowship.
September 6-October 11
The Grief Support Group at
the Perry, Branch of Covenant
Hospice will be meeting Tues-
days Sept. 4-Oct. 9, and Thurs-
days Sept. 6-Oct. 11 in Monti-
cello at the First United
Methodist Church, starting at


6:30 p.m. Registration is re-
quired. For more information,
call 850-575-4998.
September 7
The Lee Worship Center
located on Magnolia Drive in
Lee will host a Gospel Jam-
boree on September 7 and will
be celebrating Rev. Charles R.
Lasseter's 70th birthday. The
church family of Rev. and Mrs.
Charles R. Lasseter will be pre-
senting them a plaque for their
46 years in the ministry. Every-
one is invited to come out and
celebrate with us. The concert
will begin at 7 p.m. All family
and friends are invited. There
will be a potluck supper. They
are asking that you bring a cov-
ered dish. For more informa-
tion, contact Brenda Mc-
Cormick at 971-4135 after 6
p.m.
September 8
The Community Trio and
Looking Up from Tallahassee
will be in concert at Yogi Bear's
Jellystone Park in Madison on
September 8, starting at 7 p.m.
Admission is Free. For more in-
formation, please call (850)
519-1613.
September 8
The Florida Department of
Environmental Protection's
Stephen Foster'Culture Center
State Park is hosting its inau-
gural Come to the River-
Healing Arts Festival and
Workshop on September 8. The
festival is free with park admis-
sion and will be held at Craft
Square. Lunch will be available
for those who pre-register by
September 1 for a $5.00 charge.
Seating is limited. For more in-
formation and or to register for
lunch, please call (386) 397-
1920, or visit the website at
www.StephenFosterCSO.org.
To learn more about the park,
visit
www.FloridaStateParks.org/ste
phenfoster
September 8
Plus-Size Women Wanted!
Plus-size model auditions will
be held Sat., Sept. 8 at Rayn in
Tallahassee (1660 N. Monroe
St. in the Lake Ella Publix
shopping plaza). Models cho-
sen will be part of the Phabby
Girls Modeling Troupe, a divi-
sion of Phat & Phabulous.
Models will participate in run-
way fashion shows, photo
shoots, travel assignments,
community service and more.
All ages, sizes, race and back-
grounds welcome. Registration
is from 9-10 a.m., so be on
time. For more information,
visit
www.phatandphabulous.com or
call Crystal Green at 850-251-
0812.
September 9
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will be celebrating their choir
anniversary on September 9,
2007, at 3 p.m. We are extend-
ing an invitation to choirs,
groups, and soloists to come
and sing songs of praise with
us. For more information,
please call (850) 973-2929 or
(850) 973-2418.
September 10
The Suwannee Chapter of
the Florida Trail Association
will hold its monthly meeting
on Monday, September 10,
2007 at the Suwannee River
Water Management District
from 7-9 PM, on US 90 and
CR 49, 2 miles east of Live
Oak. The Public is welcome!
September 11, 18, and 25
TABE (Test of Adult Basic
Education) at NFCC Testing
Center (Bldg. #16), Madison at
1:30 p.m. TABE is required for
acceptance into vocation-
al/technical programs. Photo
ID required. Pre-registration is
required. To register please call
(850) 973-9451.
September 12
The new season of 55 Plus
Club starts September 12, 2007.
55 Plus Club is for anyone in
the area who is 55 years old or
older. The meetings are held
monthly on the second Wednes-
day at the United Methodist
Community Center at 12 noon
with a luncheon and a program
to follow. The program for the
September 12 meeting will be
Leigh Barfield, who will be
speaking on the up coming leg-
islation on property taxes. This
should be a most interesting
and informative program, one
not to be missed. The luncheon
is free, church affiliation is not
a factor. There are no fees of
any kind and reservations are
not necessary. The UMCM


board is the host for the Sep-
tember 12 luncheon.
The United Methodist Com-
munity Center is located about
five miles north of Madison on
Highway 145 and Dill Street.
For more information about 55
Plus Club or any outreach min-
istry of the United Methodist
Cooperative Ministries, contact
Linda Gaston, Coordinator, at
850-929-4938.
September 15
The Mercy Mountain Boys
of Lake City will be in concert
at Midway Baptist Church on
September 15, starting at 7 p.m.
A peanut boil/ice cream will
begin at 6 p.m. For more infor-
mation, please call 971-0083 or
971-5076.
September 15
Meet, Greet, and Eat with
your County's Supervisor of
Elections and Staff at Haffye
Hayes Park in Greenville. It is
open to the public and will take
place Saturday, September 15,
2007, from 12-3 p.m. For more
information, contact Jada
Woods Williams at 973-6507 or
673-9520.
September 15 & 22
Reserve a seat today and
receive lower insurance rates.
The AARP Driver Safety Pro-
gram (formerly 55-alive) will
be offered Sept. 15 & 22.
Classes will be held at the
Madison ext. building from 9
a.m.-1 p.m. and will be instruct-
ed by volunteer Rich Olsen.
There is a $10 fee for books
and certificates. Upon comple-
tion certificates are awarded.
Any driver over 55 with a cer-
tificate of completion must be
given a discount by his or her
insurance provider. State law
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Florida A&M University
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North Florida Community
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September 18 and 19, 2007, at 6
PM. in the NFCC Technical
Center on the Madison campus.
Persons taking the tests will be
required to furnish a Photo ID.
NFCC holds GED preparation
courses free of charge; there is a
fee for the test. Pre-registration
is required. To register please
call (850)973-1629.
September 20
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The church is located on South
Range Ave. Free Admission!
Reserved seating is available.
For more information, call (850)
973-4622 or (850) 973-6596.
September 22
The American Legion Post
224 in Cherry Lake will be host-
ing an Ice Cream Social on
Sept. 22 for the children of all
ages of members and guests. For
more information, please call
Regina Barber at 929-4908.
September 22
Marzuq Shrine, Tallahassee,
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p.m. at the North Florida Fair-
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FBA event in Tallahassee. Over
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AROUND MADISON COUNTY



Kiwanians Receive Visits


By Jessica Higginbotham
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Kiwanis Club was blessed with several special guests in-
cluding Robert Moore, a high school student, and fellow Ki-
wanians from Tallahassee. The meeting on August 9 began
with a delicious meal and various announcements, as well
as Jim Holben's typical jdkes.
Robert Moore, a student at Lawton Chiles High School
and Lieutenant Governor for the Division Three Key Club
spoke briefly about how to maintain the relationship be-
tween "parent" Kiwanis Clubs and "daughter" clubs like
Key Club. Moore plans on arranging activities for his Key
Club to interact with the Kiwanis Club.
Special guests from Tallahassee were officers of the Kil-
learn Kiwanis Club. Al Eppinger is the new Lieutenant


-om Special Gue:
Governor, Jim Barney is the Secretary Bob Bullrun is in
the Action Club, and John Robinson goes around to all the
inner clubs.
Jerome Wyche, member, had the program at the meeting.
Wyche chose to present an overview of the Madison County
Solid Waste and Recycling Department for which he is coor-
dinator.
Wyche spoke about Madison County's collection centers,
which he says look more like parks than recycling sites.
"We spend an inordinate amount of money to make sure
the sites look good." Looking good includes manicuring the
lawns and keeping everything clean.
Each "pristine" site is managed by a team of dedicated
employees who make sure the area is kept nice and clean.
The part-timers, who are mostly retirees, work to supple-


ment their income.
Wyche couldn't pass up the chance to brag on the latest
addition to the Solid Waste and Recycling Department, an
automatic tie-baling machine that helps to speed up pro-
cessing of corrugate. The machine truly is a wonderful ad-
dition worth the praise.
In addition to his vocal presentation, Wyche brought
along a few visual aids, one a map that shows the locations
of collection sites within the county, and another that told
how long it takes certain things to decompose in a landfill.
At the end of the meeting, Holben announced that Lu-
cille's team, The Winners, was still leading in the member-
ship drive. Pat Cantey's Conquerors ought to step up their
game or they'll be eating hot dogs while Lucille's team eats
steaks.


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Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jessica Higginbotham, August 29, 2007


The Killearn Kiwians flanked
Jim Holbeh, center, for a photo at
the August 9 meeting of the Kiwa-
nis Club.


Robert Moore, Lt. Gov. for Key Club, Jo Willis, Kiwanian, and Al Eppinger, Lt. Gov. Kiwanris Club (left to
right), were all present at the August 9 meeting of Kiwanis.


55 Plus Club Begins Fifth Year


The 55 Plus Club will resume meetings after the annual two-
month summer vaatbfl:. ,
.The organizAtlii,, aLnouatreach ministry of the United
Methodist Cooperative Ministries, will meet on September 12.
The luncheon, followed by a program geared to senior needs
and interests, was started in September 2003 by Willis Moore, with
help from Margaret Throgmorton and ideas and encouragement
from Rev. Lee Fer Don, then-pastor of First United Methodist
Church in Madison.
Meetings are held at the United Methodist Cooperative Com-
munity Center, which is located at the corner of Highway 145 and
Dill Street. This is about five miles North of Madison.
The host church for the first luncheon meeting will be Cherry
Lake United Methodist Church.
Seven United Methodist Churches take turns furnishing and
preparing the food for the luncheon.
The Pine Tree Quilters also host one luncheon a year, as does
the Board of the United Methodist Cooperative Ministries. The
meetings are always on the second Wednesday of the month.
The UMCM Board will host the September 12 meeting.
The concept of soup and sandwiches or salad and sandwich-


es, depending on the weather, was also the idea of Willis Moore;
therefore the menu for the first meeting of this new season will be
sandwiches, salads, desserts and iced tea.
Programs for the meetings have been excellent, although
every program will not be of interest to everyone every time. The
first 55.Plus Club meeting was September 10, 2003, and Sheriff
Pete Bucher presented the program. Since then we have had a
wide range of programs, most informative, a few for fun, and over-
all, well received. The program chairpersons through the years
have been Willis Moore, Stuart Fenneman and Jimmy Hardee.
The program speaker for the September 12 luncheon will be
Leigh Barfield, Madison County Property Appraiser. In light of
the upcoming legislation on property taxes, this should be a most
important program, one that should not be missed.
The 55 Plus Club is for anyone in the community 55 years old
and older, church affiliation is not a factor. There are no fees of
any kind and reservations are not needed.
For more information about the September 12 meeting of the
55 Plus Club, or for information about any outreach ministry of
the United Methodist Cooperative Ministries, contact the Coordi-
nator, Linda Gaston at 850-929-4938.


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organization needs a few
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awaiting news of their new
families. These young am-
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cultural Exchange (PI.E.) Ex-
ecutive Director, John Doty,
the students are all between
the ages of 15 and 18 years,
are English-speaking, have
their own spending money,
carry accident and health in-
surance, and are anxious to
share their cultural experi-
ences with their new Ameri-
can families. PI.E. currently
has programs to match al-
most every family's needs,
ranging in length from a se-
mester to a full academic
year, where the students at-
tend local high schools.
PI.E. area representatives
match students with host
families by finding common
interests and lifestyles
through an informal in-
home meeting. Prospective
host families are able to re-
view student applications
and select the perfect match.
As there are no "typical"
host families, PI.E. can fit a
student into just about any
situation, whether it is a sin-
gle parent, a childless cou-
ple, a retired couple or a
large family
Families who host for
RI.E. are also eligible to
claim a $50.00 per month
charitable contribution de-
duction on their itemized
tax returns for each month
they host a sponsored stu-
dent.
For the upcoming pro-
grams, PI.E. has students
from Germany, the former
Soviet Union, Venezuela, Ar-
gentina, Brazil, Japan, Hun-
gary Korea, Mexico, Aus-
tralia, Yugoslavia, China,
and many other countries.
P.I.E. is also participating in


two special government-
funded programs to bring
scholarship students from
the Newly Independent
States of the former Soviet
Union as well as predomi-
nantly Islamic countries
such as Yemen, Syria, Jor-
dan, Morocco, Kuwait, Iraq
and Qatar to the United
States. PI.E. is a non-profit
educational organization
that has sponsored more
than 25,000 students from 45
countries since its founding
in 1975. The organization is
designated by the United
States Department of State
and is listed by the Council
on Standards for Interna-
tional Educational Travel
(CSIET), certifying that the
organization complies with
the standards set forth in t
CSIET's Standards for Inter-
national Educational Travel
Programs.
Doty encourages families
to contact the program im-
mediately as it will allow the
proper time for the students
and hosts to get to know one
another before they actually
meet for the first time.
Madison County area
families interested in learn-
ing more about student ex-
change or arranging for a
meeting with a community
representative may call
PI.E., toll-free, at 1-866-546-
1402. The agency also has
travel/study program oppor-
tunities available for Ameri-
can high school students as
well as possibilities for com-
munity volunteers to assist
and work with area host
families, students and
schools.


"Maxed Out" on IRA and 401(k)?
Consider Insurance, Annuities

Provided by Brad Bashaw, Edward Jones
Many people rely on their IRAs and 401(k) plans to help
them pay for their retirement years and for good reason,
because IRAs and 401(k)s are excellent retirement-savings
vehicles. But once you reach the point where you are con-
tributing the maximum amount to your IRA and 401(k) each
year, what else can you do to build resources for retirement?
You might want to consider annuities and cash value insur-
ance.
Fixed and Variable Annuities
When you buy a fixed annuity, the insurance company
puts your funds.into fixed income investments, such as bonds.
Your principal is guaranteed, and the insurance company pays
you an interest rate that is also guaranteed fog a certain period
of time. At the end of the guarantee period, the insurer adjusts
the guaranteed interest rate upward or downward. These guar-
antees are backed by the claims paying ability of the issuing
insurance companies.
If you'd like the potential to earn more than you can
receive from a fixed annuity, you might want to consider a
variable annuity. When you purchase a variable annuity, you
place your money in various accounts that can be made up of
stocks, bonds and other securities. You choose how to allocate
your investment dollars, based on your risk tolerance and time
horizon. (Keep in mind, though, that this investment is called
"variable" for a reason; your account balance will fluctuate
along with the financial markets, and there's no guarantee you
will get back all your principal. Furthermore, fees are associat-
ed with each variable annuity benefit.
With either a fixed or variable annuity, ypu won't pay
taxes on your earnings until you begin taking withdrawals. Be
aware though, that if you are younger than 59-1/2 when you
start taking withdrawals, you will have to pay a 10 percent tax
penalty in addition to ordinary income tax on the amount with-
drawn.
Apart from tax deferral, annuities offer at least one other
key benefit: flexibility in taking your payments. You can
accept distributions as a lump sum, spread them out over a cer-
tain number of years or create an income stream for the rest of
your life or even your life and that of your spouse.
Cash Value Insurance
When you buy permanent insurance, also known as "cash
value" insurance, part of your premium pays for the death ben-
efit (the amount that goes to your beneficiary), but some of the
payment goes to help build cash value and this money grows
on a tax-deferred basis, similar to annuities, your traditional
IRA and your 401 (k).
You can choose from a variety of cash-value insurance
policies. In building cash value, some of these policies rely on
variable investments, such as stocks. Consequently, your cash
value will fluctuate over time, and, as is the case with variable
annuities, you could lose some or all of your principal.
However, you can also choose varieties of cash-value insur-
ance, such as whole life or universal life, that typically pay
guaranteed rates of return. The guarantees of these products
are also backed only by the claims paying ability of the issuing
insurance company.
To access your cash value, you can cancel or surrender
your policy (although, if you surrender it within a few years of
purchasing it, you may have to pay surrender charges) or you
can borrow from your policy and either let the remaining cash
value pay the interest or pay it back yourself.
Ultimately, you can provide a significant boost to your
retirement savings by investing in annuities and cash value
insurance. So, give them some consideration once you've hit
the "ceiling" on your 401(k) and IRA.

Brad Bashaw EdwardJones
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AROUND MADISON COUNTY



Jerry Gray & Family Know Their Logging


By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
"So I commend the en-
joyment of life, because
nothing is better for a man
under the sun than to eat
and drink and be glad.
Then joy will accompany
him in his work all the
days of the life God has giv-
en him under the sun." (Ec-
clesiastes 8:15, the verse on
a sign in Gray Logginig,
along with the company's
slogan "A Cut Above.")
Jerry Gray knows log-
ging. He's done it all of his
life. As the manager of
Gray Logging, LLC, he
proudly carries on the tra-
dition started in 1971 by
his father, W.C.
"When I started the
business, I had 39 cents in
my pocket," W.C. said.
The elder Gray said
that Billy Langdale, a
Lowndes County, Ga. busi-
nessman, had loaned him
$10,000 to go into business
for himself. With that mon-
,ey, Gray bought logging
equipment and began do-
ing the work all by himself.
W.C.'s brother-in-law,
Buck Thrift, whom he had
logged with in South Geor-
gia and in New Mexico in
1957, began working for
W.C., as did his sons, Jerry
and Jackie, when they be-
came older.
Jackie died in Septem-
ber 2001 after a three-year
battle with cancer. In a
2003 interview with South-
ern Logging Times, Jerry
said, "My brother and I
had worked together all of
our lives, and when I lost
him, it was like half of
me."
Jerry's Uncle Buck had
retired two months before
Jackie died and in Novem-


ber 2001, WC. retired. A
company, which had been
comprised of mostly fami-
ly members, was down to
only one family member.
"It was tough and still
is tough, sometimes," Jer-
ry said. "We had worked
together so long, we just
knew what the other was
going to do. It was hard to
adjust, but the Lord
brought me through it and
I've got two good crews
with great employees."
A man of strong Chris-
tian faith and principles,
Gray and his wife, Ginger,
who works as the book-
keeper for the business,
are members of Madison
Church of God where they
both teach the Teen Sun-
day School class. Their
daughter, JerriAnn, is the
youth pastor at the church.
Jerry, who had begun
working for his father's
business, is not only the
manager of Gray Logging,
LLC; he is also a partner
with Larry Joe Hammock,
in the business known as
GH Timber, a local timber
dealer. Together, both
crews combined average
120 loads a week. They
have run up to 154 loads a
week during their peak
season.
Gray Logging and GH
Timber harvest timber and
supply wood to PCA, Buck-
eye Cellulose and haul
chipping saw to Gilman
Building Products in Per-
ry, Georgia Pacific in Cross
City, and Langdale in Val-
dosta, Ga.
Jerry is happy about
his business with Ham-
mock. Together, they bring
a number of years of busi-
ness and logging savvy to
the table.


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Crew number one for Gray Logging contracts for Greenville Timber Corporation. Standing, from left to right: Edward Hutchinson, Andrew Hodge,
Dean Tuten, Jeffrey Grace, Dennis Odom. Kneeling: Jerry Gray. Not pictured: Kenny Richardson, Norman McCall and Richard Anderson.


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work in the office. She re-
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You've been dreaming of
your wedding day for your
whole life. You imagine walk-
ing down the aisle in the per-
fect white gown with flowing
veil, sophisticated tiara or
hairpiece, and a romantic
bouquet of flowers. No holds
barred, you visualize the
perfect everything -- with
money no object.
Now your dream becomes
reality. You've gotten en-
gaged and are planning the
perfect wedding, except the
reality is that funds are not
endless and you have a bud-
get to work within. That bud-
get must cover not only your
bridal attire, but also fees for
rental of your ceremony and
reception site(s), decora-
tions, catering/food, bar,
flowers, music, photography,
video, minister's fee, mar-
riage license, invitations,
wedding rings, transporta-
tion, honeymoon, atten-
dants' gifts, guest wedding
favors, and a myriad of other
miscellaneous costs.
Like most of us, perhaps


your budget does not allow
you the luxury of spending
$10,000 to $20,000 for a de-
signer wedding gown. Or
even if it does, perhaps you'd
prefer to spend less on a
gown and accessories you'll
wear only one day and use a
larger portion of your bud-
get for more elaborate pho-
tography, an expanded wed-
ding album, substantial
keepsake favors for guests,
custom-designed wedding
rings, or an extended, exotic
honeymoon.
Regardless of budget or fi-
nancial means, everyone en-
joys the feeling of accom-
plishment when locating and
acquiring a bargain. With a
little research and creativity,
anyone can reap the benefits
of significant savings. Listed
below are a number of ways
to easily locate the perfect
bridal attire and accessories
for discounted prices.
If you are just starting out
and do not know what styles
you prefer, what fabric colors
and gown silhouettes look
most flattering on you, or
what size you wear, you may
want to begin by visiting a
few full-service bridal shops.
Look through the racks and
make note of the styles, fea-
tures, and colors you like


best. Try on different gowns
to see what is most flattering
overall and what features
you want to up-play or down-
play Sometimes you'll find
that a style you liked in a
magazine photo is really not
flattering for your height,
figure, or skin and hair col-
oration.
Bridal gowns are sized
very different from normal,
street clothing so don't be de-
pressed if you find you need
a bridal gown that is 2 sizes
larger than your normal
dress size. Keep in mind
while most gowns average 2
sizes larger than your nor-
mal dress size, each designer
has their own sizing charts.
Designers' size charts vary
greatly so you may find that
you need a gown sized any-
where between your normal
dress size up to 3 or 4 sizes
larger. With that variance in
mind, begin compiling a list
of what sizes fit you best for
each gown designer and
manufacturer and make note
of any special dress- styles


you prefer. If you're at a
bridal salon that removes the
manufacturer labels and tags
or re-labels the style number
tags with their own internal
reference number (many sa-
lons do this to avoid "com-
petitive shopping" and price
comparisons), sketch a pic-
ture of the gown and ask for
the name of the manufactur-
er. Salons won't let you take
photos of the gowns and gen-
erally won't tell you the actu-
al style number of the
gowns, however, they should
at least tell you the name of
the designer or manufactur-
er of the gown.,
Once you have an idea of
the styles you like and the
size you need, begin search-
ing for your gown and acces-
sories. It's best to purchase
your dress before shopping
for accessories as certain
characteristics of the dress
will help determine the best
style, color, and length of
veil, and the most flattering
style of tiara or headpiece.
When looking for a gown,
keep in mind that it's best to
find a dress that either fits
perfectly or that is a bit large
in some areas. Due to the del-
icate fabrics, lace, and elabo-
rate beading on many gowns,
it is much easier for a seam-


stress or tailor to "take in" a
too-large gown than it is to
"let out" or enlarge a dress
that is too tight. Many gown
designers create gowns with
a 1 inch or less seam al-
lowance which makes ex-
panding a gown difficult, if
not impossible. The more dif-
ficult a gown is to alter, the
more expensive the alter-
ation. Remember that your
bridal gown budget needs to
incorporate funds for both
the dress purchase and alter-
ation costs.
Bridal bargains can be
found in a number of places.
Besides a traditional sales
promotion, most full-service
bridal salons have a small
section of their stores dedi-
cated to sample gowns
(gowns that have been tried
on in the store as samples),
discontinued gowns (gowns
no longer manufactured),
and gowns that have been
special ordered and can-
celled or abandoned (can-
celled weddings, abandoned
deposits, etc). Normally
these types of gowns cannot
be ordered and must be taken
"as is" in the size and condi-
tion displayed. To compen-
sate for any dry cleaning,
necessary repairs, and to
clear the display racks of
discontinued styles, salons
offer the gowns at a discount-
ed price. Generally, alter-
ation costs are separate and
not included in the purchase
price. ., : ; ,
Consignment- bridal, boau-
tiques'have become extreme-
ly popular over the past few
years and are another option
for locating bridal attire and
accessories at budget prices.
Generally consignment bou-
tiques accept only new or
previously worn gowns of
current style in good condi-
tion, and previously-worn
items must be dry-cleaned
before they are accepted.
Items in the store are con-
signed (on loan) to the store
for a set amount of time and
a consignment or listing fee
is paid to the store by the in-
dividual seller. If the items
sell, the consignment shop
gets a percentage of the sell-
ing price. If the items do not
sell within a set period of
time (generally 60 to 120
days), the seller picks up the
bridal items. Consignment
shops can be a good, one-stop
shopping solution for brides
on a budget as they generally
carry a large variety of
sizes, styles, colors, and
matching accessories. Many
of the larger bridal consign-
ment boutiques have their
own seamstresses so alter-
ations and pressing can be
done at the shop just like
full-service bridal salons.
Another excellent way to
bargain shop for bridal
gowns and accessories is on-
line through the internet.
The internet is a very power-
ful tool and can connect you
with thousands of sellers.
There are a number of web-
sites dedicated to selling
bridal attire and wedding
items. Sites such as
www.nearlynewbridal.com,
www.bridesmade.com, and
www.ebay.com offer thou-
sands of items. Sellers range
from brides with new or used
items, bridal stores from all
over the world with samples
or discontinued gowns, and
manufacturers with over-
stocks. Often, you can find
brand new, never worn, nev-
er altered, gowns and acces-


series for sale at less than
half the original price.
There are many bargains to
be found, and all it takes is a
little online research.
If you already know the
brand and style of gown you
desire, you can perform in-
ternet searches for online re-
tailers and discounters who
may have in stock (or can or-
der) your gown for a dis-
counted price. Average on-
line discount bridal shops
can save you up to 25% off
salon prices because many
are strictly on-line business-
es and do not have the over-
head costs of running a
store-front, bridal salon.
Many local full-service sa-
lons are losing business to
internet bridal retailers be-
cause they have difficulty
competing with the deep dis-
counts, therefore, you may
have noticed paid articles in
bridal magazines discourag-
ing brides from purchasing
gowns online. As long as
your expectations are that
ordering a gown from an on-
line bridal retailer means
that your dress will arrive
packaged in a small box, will
be wrinkled from the pack-
ing, need pressing before
wear, and any alterations
will need to be done by a\lo-
cal tailor or seamstress, you
won't be disappointed.
Another way to use inter-
net research to locate bar-
gain bridal bargains is to
perform searches for any
outlet stores that carry the
brands of gowns and acces-
sories you seek. For example,
the author of this article saw
the wedding gown of her
dreams in an-online auction
listing. However, the gown
was too small and the seller
did not have a larger size.
Unfortunately the gown had
been discontinued and all
boutiques shipped their left-
over merchandise to the
manufacturer's outlet store.
Success came with a call to
the cross-country outlet. The
dress was available in'the
correct size, available in two
colors, and the price of each
dress was only $44! Not a bad
price considering the gown
originally sold for $799 in the
boutiques. Since the price
was so low and the author
was unsure of the best color,
two gowns (one of each col-
or) were ordered. The ivory
gown was chosen for the


also offer a feature where
you can place free, online
"Wanted" ads for the item(s).
Sellers with items that fit
your description can then
contact you by e-mail to send
information and photos. Lo-
cal newspapers and trading
publications also offer free
or low cost "want ads" that
you may want to consider.
Too, check out their "For
Sale" listings. You never
know what you might find.
Several years ago, a friend
found her $1000 dream dress
for $200 in a "Trading
Times" style publication.
Other places to find bridal
bargains include thrift
stores, swap meets, and yard
sales. Often the bridal mer-
chandise found in these out-
lets are older in style, howev-
er, if you're looking for a
vintage gown you could easi-
ly find the perfect gown and
accessories for an, amazing
price. Too, if you have cho-
sen to make your gown or if
you purchased a very basic
gown in need of embellish-
ments, you could recognize a
significant savings by utiliz-
ing fabric, lace, beading, and
buttons from low cost gowns
found at thrift outlets and
yard sales. The fabric and


items they are displaying for
their clients and past clients.
It is not uncommon for
clients to ask vendors to help
them sell items or pass along
sales referrals, particularly
if a wedding is cancelled or
if the event was very expen-
sive and the bride and groom
would like to recoup some of
the costs.
One thing to remember
about bargain shopping is
that to realize significant
savings, you often cannot try
on the gowns (particularly if
shopping online, by phone,
through a newspaper, or at a
yard sale, swap meet, or
thrift store). Since sizes vary
greatly by manufacturer, it is
imperative to know your ex-
act body measurements --
particularly, your bust,
waist, and hip measure-
ments as well as an accurate
measurement of your height.
When measuring your
height, keep in mind the heel
height of the shoes you'll be
wearing. Most new, unal-
tered gowns are made to fit
brides up to 5'11" and 6". Uti-
lize actual measurements as
the most reliable way to de-
termine fit. If you are look-
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Cowgirls' Volleyball Team Wins Season Opener


By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Madison County
High School Cowgirls var-
sity team won their season-
opening volleyball match
against Branford by beat-
ing them in three straight
volleyball games on Tues-


day, August 28.
The Cowgirls won the
first game 25-18, the second
game 25-18 and the third
game 25-15.
Megan Jackson led the
Cowgirls with 16 kills, 9 as-
sists, 5 aces and 4 digs.
Ashley Haynes con-


tribute 7 kills, 2 assists, 1
ace and 1 block.
Alexis Stalnaker had 12
kills and 3 aces.
Caitlin Griffin had 1
kill, 50 assists, 2 aces and 3
blocks.
Brittany Davis had 6
kills, 2 aces and 4 blocks.


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Introducing The MCHS

Varsity Quarterbacks


By Ashley Bell
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The Madison County
High School football team is
known as a running team;


Name: Chestin Harden,
2nd string quarterback
Grade: 12th
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 188 ,
Jersey'Number: 6--


however, this year the crowd
will see more passing during
games, according to Coach
Frankie Carroll.
The quarterbacks are
the leaders of the offense.
Their aim is to throw the ball
to the receiver, who has made
his way down the field in an
attempt to make a touch-
down. If a touchdown is not
made, at ,least yards are
gained.
"We got a pretty good
team. Hopefully we can take
it all the way," said quarter-
back Chestin Harden.
Harden recently moved
to Madison from Arkansas
and is pretty good competi-
tion for starting quarterback
Blake Sapp.
"We rotate in and out,"
said Harden about the
amount of playtime himand
Sapp receive,


With his first year as
starting quarterback under
his belt, Sapp can really show
Harden the ropes as a MCHS
Cowboy football player.


Name: Blake Sapp,
starting quarterback
Grade: 12th
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 172
Jersey Number: 7


By Ashley Bell
Greene Publishing, Inc.
It's football season
again and the Rotary
Club is getting their
fair dose of local and
regional stats.
On the August 22
meeting, guest speaker
Coach Frankie Carroll
got Rotarians hyped
about the upcoming
Madison County High
School football season
by presenting the mem-
bers with the stats of
the Cowboy football
players. He then in-
formed them of the new
tactics they plan on tak-
ing this year.
"We're going to
throw the ball this
year," said Carroll jok-
ingly. He then rein-
forced that comment
with praise of the quar-


terbacks and receivers.
He went even further to
say that his slowest
runner makes the time
of 4.8 seconds.
The first district
game for the Cowboys
is against the Coffee
County Trojans on Fri-
day, August 31.
Guest speaker for
the August 29 meeting,
Bobby Scott, informed
the members of the
club the stats of the
Trojans.
Last year, Coffee
County was 9-3 for the
season and 17 of those
22 offensive players are
returning this year.
"It's going to be a
pretty good football
game," said Scott. And
he was right; Coffee
County came out on top
in a 20-19 heartbreaker.


Scott then went over
college football stats
and star players for this
year.


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A group of knowledgeable
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they offer are as follows:
2-1-1 Big Bend (211, 24-hour
crisis, suicide and HIV/AIDS
hotline)
Ability 1st (575-9621, Assis-
tance to persons with disabili-
ties)
The Alzheimer's Project
(386-2778, Full range of re-
source.services including coun-
seling, referral and support
groups)
American Red Cross, Capi-
tal Area Chapter (878-6080, Dis-
aster, health, safety emergency
volunteer, youth, military ser-
vices)
Big Bend Cares (656-2437,
Provides education and com-
prehensive support to people
infected with or affected by
HIV/AIDS)
Big Bend Hospice (878-5310,
Patient/family hospice care
and bereavement)
Boy Scouts of America,
Suwanee River Area Council
(576-4146, Youth leadership de-
velopment and prevention pro-
grams)
Brehon Institute for Family
Services (656-7110, Shelter for
homeless pregnant women, ser-
vices for at-risk families)
Consolidated Christian
Ministries (973-6208, Provides
food to families in need)
Early Learning Coalition of
the Big Bend (385-0551, Provides
early learning and schoolreadi-
ness programs for children)
Elder Care Services (921-
5554, Comprehensive programs
for senior citizens in need)
Fellowship of Christian
Athletes (383-1144, Serves mid-
dle and high school students
and aims to teach honesty re-
spect for authority racial har-
mony selflessness, sexual re-
sponsibility and substance


abuse prevention)
Girl Scout Council of the
Apalachee Bend (386-2131,
Camps, inner city program and
other programs to encourage
healthy lifestyles)*
Kids Incorporated of the Big
Bend (414-9800, Family-oriented
early childhood services)
Madison County Senior
Citizens Center (973-424, Com-
prehensive program for senior
citizens in need)
Refuge House (681-2111, As-
sistance for victims of domes-
tic and sexual violence, includ-
ing safe shelter and 24-hour cri-
sis hotline)
Sickle Cell Foundation (222-
2355, To increase the knowledge
and understanding of sickle
cell disease)
The Madison County Com-
munity Investment Team in-
cluded Ann Sapp, Hazel
Mitchell, Matt Webb, and
James Ray.
The team's agency review
process includes several com-
ponents that take time to com-
plete properly Madison agen-
cies or new applicants submit
an application to remain or be-
come a UWBB agency for
Madison. This application is
comprised of a description of
their programs offered to
clients, numbers of clients
served in that county how the


lives of their local clients
changes for the better because
of their programs, budget in-
formation on the agency and a
list of their board of directors.
The team also makes on-site
visits to the agencies, studies
their budgets, and hears testi-
monials from clients and/or
agency volunteers. Upon com-
pletion, they determine which
agencies and how much will
be funded for that particular
year.
"It's inspiring to see these
volunteers in Madison take
time out of their busy sched-
ules to go through this agency
review process," said Mary
Carol Kaney, UWBB Cam-
paign manager for Madison.
"This process is critical to en-
suring that these funds are al-
located properly and make the
most impact in this county
We're very proud of the bot-
tom-line results these agencies
are producing and how they
help people in need through-
out Madison County"
For more information
about becoming a UWBB vol-
unteer or the agencies funded
in this process, please call
Mary Carol Kaney at 488-8207
or Arnold McKay at 4140844.
For more county information,
please visit UWBB online at
www.uwbb.org.


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SPORTS



Warriors Win Big Over Maclay


By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Aucilla Christian
Academy Warriors, along
with the lightning, on Fri-
day evening, August 31, put
a damper on the Maclay Ma-
rauders' first-ever football
game.
Play was halted on Fri-
day, due to lightning, with
the Warriors leading 24-6.
The game was resumed on
Monday morning, Septem-
'ber 2, and the Warriors won
45-14.
Matt Dobson had 325
yards in the air, including
one touchdown pass to Kyle
Barnwell and one rushing
touchdown.
Jarel Drew had one rush-
ing touchdown and 120
yards of total offense.
The defense was led by


Elliott Lewis brings down a Maclay Marauder during last Friday night's
football game.


the stellar play of Reggie
Walker and Woody Vollert-
son.
The next game for Aucilla
will be Friday, September 7,
against Crisp Academy in
Cordele, Ga.
"They've got pretty good
size up front," Coach Joe
Striplin said about Crisp
Academy's football team.
"We've just started breaking
down the film. We have to be
physical and stop the run.
The most improvement is
between the first game and
the second game of the sea-
son."
Striplin said that he's ex-
pecting good things out of
the Warriors this season.
"We've got 30 players
dressing out this year," he
said, "opposed to 17 last
year."


Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Cheltsie Kinsley, August 31, 2007
ACA Warrior Reggie Walker leaps in the air and snatches a pass during
last Friday night's win against Maclay.

Cowboys Lose

Heartbreaker

To Coffee County


BLAKE SAPP


CHRIS THOMPSON


By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Madison County High School Cowboys lost a heart-
breaker to Coffee County, Ga. on Friday, August 31.
The Cowboys fought valiantly in a seesaw battle that
saw both teams exchanging scores.
Blake Sapp and Chris Thompson both had rushing
touchdowns.
The final touchdown the Cowboys made was on a pass
from Sapp to Thompson.
The Cowboys opted to try for the two-point conversion
and go for the win instead of the tie. The extra point try
failed.
The Cowboys have a week off before playing Nease at
home at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 14.
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HEALTH & NUTRITION


New estimates set the
number of adult Floridians
expected to develop
Alzheimer's disease at 1.3 mil-
lion by 2050 a threefold in-
crease. At the same time, the
number of Americans suffer-
ing from the disease is expect-
ed to grow to 16 million, ac-
cording to figures released
this week at the Alzheimer's
Association International .
conference on Prevention of
Dementia in Washington D.C.
Dr. Huntington Potter,
CEO and director of scientific
research at the Byrd
Alzheimer's Institute also an-
nounced during the confer-
ence that the Tampa-based in-
stitute has just begun human
studies into the effects of caf-
feine on the disease and relat-
ed memory problems.
The Byrd Institute is com-
pleting work on the world's
largest freestanding research
center dedicated to
Alzheimer's research. The in-
stitute's new home is located
on the campus of the Univer-
sity of South Florida in Tam-
pa.
The human caffeine tests
are specifically designed to
study how well aging people
tolerate the effects of caffeine
and how effectively it reduces
a substance in their blood
that acts as a "marker" for
.the presence of Alzheimer's.
Earlier groundbreaking
research conducted by the in-
stitute found that the equiva-
lent of five cups of coffee a
day when administered to
mice with the Alzheimer's
gene prevented or reduced
pathological symptoms of the
disease.-
In a paper delivered Tues-
day to the conference, Potter
reported to the gathering of
international scientists on
the caffeine research, as well
as on the promising effects of
two other substances an
anti-depressant called Rollo-
pram, and a complex mole-
cule from green tea known as
EGCG and caffeine.
The institute also is con-
ducting clinical studies for a
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Neurochem, into the effective-
ness of a drug called
Alzhemed. But the results of
the first round of clinical
tests found "disappointingly
big differences" between data
collected at the different test-
ing sites, Potter said.
Meanwhile, among the
drugs creating a stir at the in-
ternational conference was
one long used as anti-hista-
mine in Russia.
"I think the data are curi-
ous and provocative," for the
Russian drug, Potter said.
"But it's unlikely the drug is
working through its anti-hist-
amine characteristics but it
may. It needs more work."
Overall, said Potter, "this
international conference has
shown the use of'biomarkers
is going to be difficult to
study and new drugs assumed
to be promising still need ex-
tensive human testing in a
controlled fashion."
Meanwhile, the cost of
Alzheimer's to the Florida
economy is a staggering $1o
billion a year, noted Potter.
And the projected increases
in the number of people suf-
fering from the disease "is a
catastrophe that is going to
happened to all countries as
their populations age."
"Florida," he said, "is at
the eye of that story. "
Dr. Huntington Potter is
the CEO and Scientific Direc-
tor of the Johnnie B. Byrd Sr.
Alzheimer's Center & Re-
search Institute and the Di-
rector of the designated Flori-
da Alzheimer's Disease Re-
search Center by the National
Institutes of Health. He also
holds the Eric Pfeiffer En-
dowed Chair for Research on
Alzheimer's Disease at the
Suncoast Gerontology Center
and is Professor of Biochem-
istry and Molecular Biology
at the University of South
Florida College of Medicine
and is an appointed Member
of the Alzheimer's Disease
Advisory Committee. Prior to
joining USF in 1998, Dr. Potter
studied, researched and
taught for 30 years at Harvard
University.


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Pregan Woen And ewMom


All babies deserve a healthy
start in life, but the unfortunate
reality is that too many babies
are at risk for health problems
before they are even born.
Many times, these risks can be
eliminated when the mom-to-be
receives some basic education,
guidance and encouragement.
To ensure that possible risk
factors are considered, expec-
tant moms should ask their
doctor or nurse to complete a
Healthy Start Prenatal Risk
Screening form. The form asks
a series of simple questions
that allows healthcare
providers to identify potential
risks and link moms to avail-
able services provided through
their local Healthy Start coali-
tion and community resources.
Completing the Healthy
Start Prenatal Risk Screen is
valuable for all mothers regard-
less of age, race or economic
status. Risk factors that could
result in a pre-term or low-
birth-weight baby do not dis-
criminate, and identifying
them early enough can make a
significant difference.
"It has been demonstrated
that if we can screen moms
early in their pregnancies, we
can measure the difference
made when we identify and in-
tervene with problems," said
Dr. Robert Yelverton, medical
director and CEO of Tampa
Bay Women's Care. "The rates
of complications, including
low-birth weights, premature
births, infant mortality and
still births go down. Prenatal
care and screening for high-
risk moms greatly reduces
these complications."
It certainly was worth it to
17-year-old Jewell McCray, who
was referred to Healthy Start
by her healthcare provider af-
ter completing the screening
form, received a variety of ser-
vices and was introduced to her
Healthy Start care coordinator,
who had also experienced
motherhood as a teenager.
"She gave me information
on different job offers, day


cares, childbirth classes and
showed me where to go for car
seats and cribs," McCray said.
"And once in a while she would
drop by my house just to talk.
She helped me figure out what I
should do how to go to school
and raise a baby To tell you the
truth, I can't even imagine
what I would be doing if I did-
n't have Healthy Start."
Yelverton suggests that all
moms request their healthcare
provider complete the Healthy
Start screen, regardless of
their social standing. "Many
women just feel that they are
not in the same category as
those who need supportive ser-
vices," he said. "They have a
private doctor and they think
he or she will take care of
everything for them. The risk
screen, however, identifies
things about the mom's health,
pregnancy and environment
that the doctor may need to
know about, but might not
ask."
Alicia Hendrix was one such
mom. After completing the pre-
natal screen at her obstetri-
cian's office, she never expected
to hear anything about it again.
After all, she thought, she and
her husband had a pretty de- -
cent combined income and
Healthy Start was for low-in-
come women.
But her completed screening
form pointed out that she had
an existing medical condition
that increased the chance of a
low-birth-weight baby which
triggered the referral by her
provider to a Healthy Start care
coordinator.
"Ireally didn't know any-
thing about Healthy Start, but
it sounded like a Medicaid pro-
gram to me, and I just thought
we made too much money to
qualify," said the 31-year-old
from Merritt Island. "But these
services are great. Every preg-
nant woman should ask her
doctor to complete the screen-
ing form. I received counseling
on a diet that is good for me
and the baby, information on


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nursing, using car seats and re-
sources for finding pediatri-
cians, nannies and sitters.
"Receiving services from the
Healthy Start program pre-
pared me for a better emotional
well-being in coping with the
new lifestyle of having a child,"
Hendrix said. "It is very reas-
suring to have someone to talk
to and makes you feel so much
more confident about every-
thing you're going through."
Completing the prenatal
screen also can help create a
blueprint for addressing imme-
diate, and sometimes unfore-
seen, needs.
Such was the case with Lau-
rie and Ricky Rickett, who had
their lives turned upside down,.
due to a most unlikely and un-


expected pregnancy But thanks
to care coordination services
received from Healthy Start,
they have landed safely on their
feet.
Laurie and her then-fianc6,
Ricky, had just moved to Jack-
son County from Mississippi to
help care for her ailing father
when some pregnancy symp-
toms and mild weight gain
prompted a visit to the county
health department. It couldn't
be possible that she was preg-
nant, as Laurie, age 40, has an


adult child and had been non-
ovulatory for 20 years.
They were wrong.
Laurie was not only preg-
nant, she was seven-and-a-half
months pregnant, and the reali-
ty of their situation set in
quickly "We didn't know any-
one here," she said. "We didn't
know any doctors or nurses,
and didn't have any insurance."
Laurie said the nurse at the
health department asked imme-
diately if they wanted to see a
Healthy Start coordinator.
"I didn't know anything
about the program, but I
thought anything that would
help me or the baby would be
, an asset," she said. They would*
soon realize what an important
decision they had made.
"Healthy Start is unbeliev-
able," Laurie said. "We received
help with transportation to ap-
pointments and information on
child safety seats, breastfeed-
ing, how to hold the baby, SIDS
and applying for the WIC pro-
gram. A lot has changed over
the last 20 years."
A healthy Richard Thomas
Rickett was born on March 6,
2007. "This all has been a true
blessing," Ricky said. "If it
were not for Healthy Start, I
don't know what kind of. con-
versation we would be having
right now."
New moms also should ask
their delivery provider, pedia-
trician or family doctor about
the Healthy Start Infant Risk
Screen, a set of questions that
help moms find out if there is
anything about their baby's
health at birth that could affect,-
his or her first year of life.
And, as with the Prenatal
Screen, all answers are kept
private and all services are free:.
For more on the Healthy
Start screens, visit
www.HalthvStartBabv.com or
call 1-800-451-BABY.


Antifreeze Poisoning Kills

Animals And People
By Jessica Higginbotham
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Antifreeze is a deadly, yet surprisingly sweet concoction,
one that is ingested by thousands of animals and children a
year The side effects can include renal or cardiovascular
failure; brain damage, and even death.
The chemical that gives antifreeze its taste and poison is
ethylene glycol, a syrupy alcohol derivative. The result is a
sticky, sweet liquid that is appealing to the senses. Curious
humans and animals fall victim to accidents or even inten-
tional poisoning.
Because antifreeze tastes good. a Center for Disease Con-
trol report stated, it encourages ingestion of a harmful
dose. It only takes a small amount to be fatal, and victims
must be treated as soon as possible in order to survive.
Many companies have debuted safer products to use in-
stead of traditional antifreeze. One product uses propylene
glycol, which is not sweet, and six times less toxic than eth-
ylene glycol. Another product adds a bitter tasting chemi-
cal to the mix to dissuade drinking.


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HEALTH & NUTRITION

Promising Protein May Prevent
Eye Damage In Premature Babies
A protein long thought to be one of the bone marrow and the lining of blood who was not involved in the research.
the body's supporting players has quiet- vessels. "There is independent confirmation
Jy been taking a lead role in healthy eye- Researchers from Harvard Medical from totally different research teams B IK S A FETi i Y 20t07
eight a discovery that could rapidly lead School and the University of Goteburg within the same journal."
to treatments for babies born before in Sweden arrive at essentially the same At UF, researchers infused IGFBP-3 A B e a e lt y nl *Bi*ke*oe* rga
their eyes are finished growing, Univer- conclusion in Tuesday's issue of PNAS, into one eye of each of nine mice before
sity of Florida and Harvard Medical identifying the protein IGFBP-3 as a placing the animals into a high-oxygen
School researchers have found. promising therapeutic agent after ana- chamber for five days. When scientists
In newborns with the disease, oxy- lyzing data from mouse and human compared vascular growth within the F r I Mld re
gen-starved areas of the retina compen- studies. retinas, they found blood vessels were
sate by quickly growing new blood ves- "This discovery has a big future in closer to normal in eyes treated with
sels. But these new vessels are fragile helping premature babies," said Alexan- IGFBP-3.ag5 1
and leaky der V Ljubimov, Ph.D., a professor of When UF scientists repeated the ex-
"We've identified a protein that is medicine at UCLA and director of Oph- periment in 18 mice treated with bone
part of the body's natural defenses in thalmology Research Laboratories at marrow stem cells expressing IGFBP-3,
oxygen-deprived conditions," said Maria Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. "The idea they found the treated eyes developed S itu raySepte mb 1
B. Grant, M.D., a professor of pharma- is to administer this already clinically normally
cology and therapeutics at UF's College available protein to premature babies to "The implications for retinopathy are
of Medicine. "When babies are born be- stabilize the existing vessels in the reti- that IGFBP-3 appears to have benefit in
fore levels of this protein are normal, na, prevent their loss and block the com- preventing vessel loss independent of in-
blood vessels spread abnormally pensatory growth of new, aberrant ves- sulin-like growth factor-1 in both the 1Not h Campus[ParkingLo
throughout the retina. But if we can in- sels. Finding the right dose may enable mouse model of oxygen-induced
crease the protein to more normal levels babies to cope with the first phases of retinopathy and in infants with
in premature babies, it should result in their life without becoming blind." retinopathy of prematurity," said Lois Participants will
healthier blood vessel growth." Retinopathy of prematurity affects E.H. Smith, M.D., Ph.D., an associate IWHil e s Pp ie3 L.,s receive hands-on
The protein insulin-like growth fac- infants weighing less than 2.75 pounds professor of ophthalmology at Harvard Bike Helmett"'sinstruction in
tor binding protein-3, or IGFBP-3- was who are born within the first 31 weeks Medical School and senior author of the
thought to exist exclusively to regulate of pregnancy according to the National Harvard study T-sh Bike Safety.
insulin-like growth factor-1, a molecular Eye Institute. More than 1,000 require "Harvard Medical School researchers
growth factor that is necessary for the medical treatment and about 500 become and collaborators at the University of Sponsored by:
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gram in Stem Cell Biology and Regener- "The discovery has added credibility on the clinical findings in our study" -,._, **
active Medicine at UF's McKnight Brain because independent research groups Smith said. "This work suggests that
Institute found that IGFBP-3 activates took different approaches to show essen- both IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 acting indepen-
stem cells and other reparative cells of tially the same thing," said Ljubimov, dently help prevent retinopathy"


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No restrictions, just make reserva-
tions. HURRY! One expires in
Dec, the other two in March 2008!
Just $300 each, all three for $750.
Will consider trade for large screen
TV. Call Ted at 973-4141


25 lbs. of
Clean Newspapers
just $2 a bundle
973-4141








Yearbook Wanted
I would like to purchase a 1963-
64 Madison High School year-
book. Call Bonnie at 973-4592














Land Hermit Crabs and
everything you need to keep
your crabby friends happy.
Shop for them at
Creatures Featured Pet Shop
Madison, FL 850-973-3488


FREE PUPPIES
Bassett mix puppies, tri-color
and really cute! Will be medi-
um size dogs. Would be really
great with kids! 850-948-5482







Farm House For Rent
Country living on paved road,
four miles outside of Madison. 3
bedroom/1 bath, family room,
den, large yard, $750 month
with $250 deposit. 971-5767




(4 adium 0 pavrmear.q)s

Rental assistance may be available.
HUD vouchers accepted. 1, 2, & 3
BR HC & non-HC accessible apts.
Call 850-973-8582, TDD/TTY
711. 315 SW Lawson Circle, Madi-
son, FL 32340. Equal Housing Op-
portunity

2 bedroom 1 bath mobile
homes in park, 135/week, own-
er pays electric, $300 deposit,
call Erin at 850-570-0459

Cambridge Manor
Apartments designed for Senior's
and Disabled. 1 & 2 bedrooms,
HUD vouchers accepted Call 850-
973-3786 TTY Acs 711.
Equal Housing Opportunity





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

Trailer for Rent- 3 bd/2 bth.
$500 deposit, $550 rent, 850-I
869-0916







$500 DOWN
With your land
Factory Direct Prices
No Middle Man!
Prestige Home Center
Lake City Florida
1-800-355-9385






LOG HOMES
With as little as
$500.00 Down
Prestige Home Center
Lake City, Florida
1-800-355-9385
Wanted house with acerage
East Florida couple looking to relo-
cate. Looking for 3 bedroom, 2 bath
small to medium size home
w/accrage, owners only please
mail details to:
CRZYMCAW@aol.com


3 BR/2 BA Doublewide
$40,495.00
Factory Direct
Prestige Home Center
352-752-7751

FOR SALE BY OWNER 1800 sq.
ft. 3 BR, 2 BA, Brick Veneer home
located on one block in Greenville,
Florida. Remodeled Kitchen with
full appliances. Cultured Marble
Whirlpool Tub and shower; Large
den w/Fire place. Tiled Patio;
20x28' detached garage. Just two
miles to 1-10. Reason for selling
built new home. Best value in
North FL at $139,000. Phone 800-
284-1725 Day, 850-997-4456 Nite,
850-545-9292 Cell. Brokers Pro-
tected.
MOBILE
HOMES

FOR SAL


3 BR/2 BA Doublewide
$40,495.00
Factory Direct
Prestige Home Center
352-752-7751

$500 DOWN
With your land
Factory Direct Prices
No Middle Man!
Prestige Home Center
Lake City Florida
1-800-355-9385
2004 Fleetwood mobile home 4
br 2 bath around 1500 sq ft.
must be relocated asking
$51,500. 850.973.6276








Great Opportunity
RN House Supervisor
I 7P 7A
Great Schedule and Benefits
Suwannee Health Care Center
1620 E. Helvenston St.
Live Oak, FL 32064
Please Contact
Amelia Tompkins/DON at
386-362-7860



LPN or RN needed
7P 7A
WITH BENEFITS!!!
Suwannee Health Care Center
1620 E. Helvenston St.
Live Oak, FL 32064
Please Contact Angela Akins or
Amelia Tompkins at
386-362-7860
General
News / School/ Sports
Reporter Needed.
Must be a team player, able to
handle multiple tasks, and be
able to cover a variety of stories.
Experience in writing/reporting
preferred. Must have an excel-
lent knowledge of English gram-
mar and its proper.usage. Apply
in person only at Greene Pub-
lishing, Inc., located at 1695
South SR 53.


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NFCC
Adjunct Instructor needed for the
Adult Education Classes (about 20
hours per week). Instruction in-
cludes GED preparation and Adult
basic education, math, reading and
language.
Qualifications: Bachelors degree
with background in education is re-
quired. Must have strong back-'
ground in math and/or reading
coursework and be knowledgeable
in computer usage.
Questions? Call 850-973-1615.
See website www.nfcc.edu for de-
tails. EOE

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Big Bend
Hospice

your hometown hospice, licensed since 1983
Community Relations
Coordinator
Full-time for Madison, Jefferson
and Taylor. Candidate will be re-
sponsible for increasing communi-
ty image and public visibility of
Big Bend Hospice through coordi-
nation of marketing efforts, adviso-
ry councils, and media. Assist with
special events in the counties. Re-
quires a BA/BS in Public Relations,
Communications or related field.
Two years experience in health care
or not-for- profit field preferred, but
not necessary. Resident of one of
these counties preferred.

Great benefit package!
Interested candidates can apply
in person or by faxing a resume
to 850/575-6814 or
APPLY ON-LINE
at: www.bigbendhospice.org

EOE/DFWP/ADA
Smoke Free Workplace

Drivers
2 Regional Southeast
Drivers Needed
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68% Drop & Hook
Excellent Pay
Sign On Bonus
Health & Dental & More!
Rider Program
CDL/A 2 Yrs. OTR
Shoreline Transportation
877-208-9176


Advent Christian Village
658-5627 (JOBS) for Current Opportunities

Looking for a ...
spirit of community, sense of belonging, rewards galore?
Give us a call. We may be the place!

ADON / Risk Mgr / Director of Education

Seeking motivated team player with excellent people skills, attention to
detail, and desire to experience rewards never thought possible.

Long-term care environment, unrestricted Florida RN license required
Prior training / education experience; experience in LTC environment;
knowledge of LTC regs; and risk management experience strongly de-
sired.

Competitive wages & competitive benefits for FT positions (health, den-
tal, life, disability, supplemental insurance; 403b; paid time off; plus ac-
cess to onsite daycare and fitness facilities.

Apply in person at Personnel Office (Carter Village Hall) Monday
through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., or fax resume/credentials
to (386)-5160.

EOE / Drug-Free Workplace / Criminal background checks required
www.ACVillage.net


The Jefferson County Road De-
partment is accepting applications
for a full timeTire re-
pair/Equipment PM Specialist.
Candidate must have a high school
education or equivalent, possess a
CDL-B or better, 2 5 years expe-
rience in the fields of mechanics,
heavy equipment tire repair, or
equipment preventative mainte-
nance. Duties will include greasing
equipment, fueling, field tire repair,
assisting mechanics when needed.
Candidates must submit a county
application, resume, references,
and a copy of their current driving
record from DMV. Salary range is
$9.79 to $14.68. Deadline for ap-
plications is Sept. 28, 2007. Call
850-997-2036 for further informa-
tion.


ESE Teacher
BA required, Teaching cert. in
ESE, 3 years experience preferred.

Math Teacher
BA required, teaching cert in
Math, 3 years experience
preferred.

Data Entry Operator
Knowledge of data entrt or experi-
ence in AS400 system preferred.

Greeville Hills Academy
Contacy: Jodi Savoy
at 850-948-1200
ext. 281 or
850-948-1241 (fax)
Teachers Needed
Full-Time & Part-Time
Early Head Start Teachers w/ CDA
and two years experience teaching
in early childhood setting preferred,
please call Kids Incorporated at
414-9800 ext 110.




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Certified Water/Wastewater
Treatment Plant Operator

The Town of Greenville (Madison
County) requests proposals from
individuals or firms for water and
wastewater treatment plant operator
services. Current FL DEP staffing
requirements are as follows: (1)
Water Treatment Plant 3
hours/day for 5 days/week and one
weekend visit; (2) Wastewater
Treatment Plant-One-half hour/day
for 5 days/week and one weekend
visit. Individuals may submit pro-
posals on either a contract for ser-
vices or as a full time Town em-
ployee. Proposals must include
qualifications (minimum require-
ment of valid Class "C" Florida
Water and Wastwater Operators Li-
cense); proposed fee schedule (or
desired salary); and at least three
work related references. Send pro-
posal/resume to Town of
Greenville, ATTN: Marsha Bass,
Town Clerk, P. 0. Box 235,
Greenville, FL 32331. For further
information, contact Mr. J. C. Fead,
Public Works Supervisor at
850/948-2251. EEO/AA/Fair
Housing Employer.
Madison County
Program Counselor
Full-time counselor in an innova-
tive agency serving adolescents and
their families in Madison County.
Duties to include counseling, case
management and teaching drug
abuse prevention curriculum in a
school based setting. Position is
grant .funded. Master's preferred,
Bachelors considered. Travel Re-
quired. Mail your resume to 2407
Roberts Ave., Tall, FL 32310 or fax
576-2580. DO NOT CALL THE
OFFICE CALLS WILL NOT BE
ACCEPTED TO CONFIRM RE-
CIEPT OF RESUME
LPN or RN Needed
7A 7P
With Benefits
Suwannee Health Care Center
1620 E. Helvenston St.
Live Oak, FL 32064
Contact Angela Akins or Amelia
Tompkins at 386-362-7860'
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background email your
resume TODAY!
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drug free. Email
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( Pilgrim's Pride Corporation
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Live Oak, Florida

Pilgrim's Pride is the largest chicken producer in the United States.
Due to the growth of operations at our north Florida location, we
have employment opportunities in various areas of work.

POSITION: Occupational Health/Manager

RESPONSIBILITIES: Pilgrim's Pride is currently looking for an
Occupational Health Manager at our Live Oak, Florida location.
The Occupational Health Manager is a RN, LVN, or LPN respon-
sible for direct care of Partners. Directing, administering, super-
vising and evaluating the complex occupational health service
department with professional expertise and administrative lead-
ership.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Requires active current license to practice as an occupational
Health Professional.
Experience in practice for at least one to two years following
graduation or completion of nursing program.
Prefer experience in emergency department or occupational
health
Complete a Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Course (CPR)
within the previous year.
Basic computer knowledge and working knowledge of Microsoft
Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook) required.
Ability for effective written and oral communication.
Excellent Interpersonal skills.

A concern for quality, safety and teamwork is important. Must be
able to perform the essential functions of the job with or with out
accommodations. Must be legally authorized to work in the USA.

FRINGE BENEFIT PROGRAM INCLUDES HEALTH INSUR-
ANCE, LIFE INSURANCE, PAID VACATIONS, 9 PAID HOLI-
DAYS, AND CREDIT UNION.

Hourly Applications Available at Plant and
EMPLOYMENT CONNECTIONS locations in Live Oak and Madison

SALARY Applications only available on-line! www.pilgrimspride.com

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
EOE/M/F/D/V












www.greenepublishing.comrn


Madison County Carrier Wednesday, September 5, 2007 15A


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LI'rd.r ih \utrnornlit .f ih 'ill-Scricing St:ora,. FacilityN cl. ScIlion 83.8.U. th de.
-rinrd Ilio h.iv. inn .tiz-d for nmnpa.mntnil of rtni and olher accrued pien -e-.
Pr-prti Oc'n4iL' primarily A1 hoaMeh-old g (,d' in uniL. irnied hs: Ian Junn!on and
\% .IhI.nIma-t \,lls..
I he propirt, aill be -old .i .uilion o10 ih highi-I bidder a, presided hb Ih, '.lf-.tur-
ag. Faciltn \ci. s ,scion 83i.iSit.. The -ale vill h lIheld Friday. s-rpiembir 14. 21""' at
'l in \.M1.. at the M1ad,.-..n Mini 'imoraec. In'1 Ea.t 'L.S. 90. In Madison. Florida. For
further infornaltion call "l .'-5I-4.






NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That Pursuant to a WRIT OF EXECUTION issued in
the County Court of Madison County, Florida, on the 22nd day of March, 2007 in the
cause wherein WORLDWIDE ASSET PURCHASING L.L.C., as assignee of DIRECT
MERCHANTS BANK, N.A, was plaintiff, and EMANUEL MCGHEE was defendant,
N being Case No. 05-192-CC in said Court.

I, Peter C. Bucher, as Sheriff of Madison County, Florida, have levied upon all the
right, title and interest of the defendant, EMANUEL MCGHEE, in and to the follow-
ing described property lying and situated in Madison County, Florida, to wit:

1999 Chevrolet C 1500 Suburban 4 Dr Wagon Sport Utility
VIN# 1GNEC16R4XJ453932

and on the 25th day of September, 2007 at Stewart's Automotive Service, 115 S.W.
Bunker St., in the City of Madison, Madison County, Florida at the hour of 11:00 A.M.,
or as soon thereafter as possible, I will offer for sale all of the said defendant's,
' EMANUEL MCGHEE, right, title, and interest in aforesaid property at public outcry
and will sell the same, subject to all taxes, prior liens, encumbrances and judgments, if
any, to the highest and best bidder or bidders for CASH. The proceeds to be applied as
far as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above described exe-
cution. The property will be available for inspection at Stewart's Automotive Service
between the hours of 10:00 AM through 11:00 AM the morning of the sale.

, In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities need-
ing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk
of Court, telephone (850) 973-1500, no later than seven (7) days prior to the proceed-
ing.


Peter C. Bucher, as Sheriff
Of Madison County, Florida



By: Bill Hart
Deputy Sheriff


OLD BLUE SPRINGS, LLC,

Plainti
vs.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND F(
MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA.

CASE NO. 612007CA0002490001:


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c irtifcait ha, Iilkd 'aid rclficmie f.r .a TIla Dl I, ht 'Ist.1 iher-i.m. rTh e,: rtinictai
nunlmber and trear of i,.uanc. ihe id. cripll.n -i1 pr..pi rn and n.amn in h hili it i' a .
..e-rd I,- a rulh ,:

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S E \R OF l-tis\N(-E 21ilin
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DESCRIPTIONS OF PROVPERI I Par "l .I o.lI 4n.'I 14'l I i11.nuI I

11lof '.aid pr.prtI beint in ili until i .) Madl-,n. _. L ,,I I-l. rid.. I'nk-.- uch h r-
, fincale- .hall be rede-md according I, lih la,. ihc prop.rns der nheid in 40lt certiili
call "ill be mold itothe hiht.lii hiddur ai th li %.SI FRONT DOOIR :,l Iih. ladi..ni
Cuunln Counrthiju. in thIe 9th das .)l' OC I-OIBER. at I I:ni n1m.

Dated thi, 28lh dai uf \ itiGl' T. 2n11

I IM S\NDERS
CLEAR 01 CIRCUIT C((L-)RI
M\DISON. FL(')ORID)

Bs: R MONx DICKINSON
Dupui (Citrk
'9/1. /12. 9/119. 9126


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that
S|ARTHUR G. SMITH, the holder of the following certificate has filed said cer-
tificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of is-
suance, the description of property, and name in which it is assessed is as follows:

RD CERTIFICATE NO. : 02-795
OR YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2002
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: MILDRED AIKENS


CXX


ff,


JANET AsKEW, as personal Representative of the
Estate of JOHN ANTHONY LaPORTE, a/k/a
John A. LaPorte, a/k/a John LaPorte; and other
unknown
parties in possession, including the unknown
spouse of any person in possession of the property,
and if a named Defendant is deceased, the surviv-
ing spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and
all other parties claiming by, through, under or
against that Defendant, and all claimants, persons
or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact le-
gal status is unknown, claiming under any of the
named or described Defendants,

Defendants.

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Summary Final Judg-
ment of Foreclosure dated August 17,2007, in the above referenced case in which OLD
BLUE SPRINGS, LLC is Plaintiff, and JANET AsKEW, as Personal Representative of
the Estate of JOHN ANTHONY LaPORTE, a/k/a John A. LaPorte, a/k/a John La-
Porte; unknown tenants; and other unknown parties in possession, including the un-
known spouse of any person in possession of the property, and if a named Defendant is
deceased, the surviving spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and all other parties
claiming by, through, under or against that Defendant, and all claimants, persons or
parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under
any of the named or described Defendants, are Defendants, I, TIM SANDERS, Clerk
of the Court, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Madison County
Courthouse in Madison, Florida, as the Clerk of the Court may designate at the time
of sale, at 11:00 o'clock A. M. (or as soon thereafter as Plaintiffs counsel may direct
provided that said sale must be commenced prior to 2:00 o'clock A.M.), on the 17th day
of September, 2007, the'following described property set forth in the Default Final
Judgment of Foreclosurd:

Lot 17 of Block A of River Trace subdivision as recorded in Plat Book 2,
Pages 28- 30 of Madison County, Florida. SUBJECT TO any outstand-
ing mineral rights of
record.,

| Any and all bidders, parties or other interested persons shall contact the
information desk of the Clerk of the Court prior to the scheduled foreclosure sale who
will advise of the exact location in the Madison County Courthouse for the foreclosure
sale.

ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
THE SALE. IF ANY. OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS
OF THE DATE OF THE US PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH-
IN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.


[NOTE: If you are a person with a disability who needs anyaccommoda-
tion in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the
provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administrator, Post Office Box
1569, Lake City, Florida 32056-1569, Telephone: (386) 758-2163, within two (2) work-
ing days of your receipt of this Notice or pleading. If you are hearing or voice impaired,
please call: 1-800-955-8771.]


WITNESS my hand and the official seal of said Court, this 21 day of Au-
gust, 2007 at Madison, Madison County, Florida.

HONORABLE TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA

By: Ramona Dickinson
I Deputy Clerk


THE DECKER LAW FIRM, P. A.
320 White Avenue
Post Office Box 1288
Live Oak, Florida 32064
Telephone: (386) 364-4440
Telecopier: (386) 364-4508
Email: decklaw@alltel. net
Attorney for Plaintiff


8/29. 9/5


DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #25-2N-09-5459-005-000
BEGIN AT SW CORNER OF NW 1/4 OF SW 1/4, THEN RUN E 390',
N207" TO POB, N57', E 105', S 57", W 105' TO POB, BEING PART OF
NW 1/4 OF SW 1/4.

All of said property being in the County of Madison, State of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described in such certifi-
cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the WEST FRONT DOOR at the Madison
County Courthouse on the 25th day of SEPT. 2007, at 11:00 am.

Dated this 13th day of AUGUST, 2007

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON, FLORIDA

By: Ramona Dickinson
Deputy Clerk


8/22, 8/29, 9/5, 9/12

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED ~


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that ARTHUR G. SMITH, the holder of the following
certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
number and year of issuance, the description of property, and name in which it is as-
sessed is as follows:

CERTIFICATE NO. 07-216
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2001
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: ADVANCED RESOURCE RECOVERY INC
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #24-1N-06-1732-002-000
Begin where section line of section 19, Township 1 North, Range 7 East
and Section 24, Township 1 North, Range 6 East crosses the North line
of Seaboard Air Line Railroad Company right-of-way and run in a
Westerly direction 26 feet, a POINT OF BEGINNING, and thence run
North approximately 225 feet to the South line of G. H. Barfield's lands;
thence run in a Westerly direction along said Barfield line 139 feet to the
East side of a County Road, and thence run North 205 feet to the South-
east corner of A. R. Davis lot, and thence run West 1155 feet to Section
24 Quarter line, and thence run South 300 feet to the North line of
Seaboard Air Line Railroad Co. right-of-way, and thence run in an East-
erly direction along said right-of-way 1195 feet to the POINT OF BE-
GINNING. Located in the East Half (El/2) of Northeast Quarter
(NEI/4) of Section 24, Township 1 North, Range 6 East, and containing
11 acres, more or less.

All of said property being in the County of Madison, State of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described in such certifi-
cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the west door at the Madison County Court-
house on the 25th day of SEPT. 2007 at 11:00 am.

Dated this 09th day of AUGUST, 2007.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON, FLORIDA

By: Ramona Dickinson
Deputy Clerk

/2 2. /29. O. 0/17


Public Notice
Th. N.,rlh Florida l\orklorce D[eclopment Board announce. thIe aailabililt or he lo-
,al
u.rklourte Inm.tm.enl Acl Plan. 201l7-21J'.), for remie" and public, Lommenl through
S pl. 27, 20117. "
Ihe plan maib. ii-erd ill the Board office. 31Y9 S.V. Range ~me.. Madison. FL or al
, nh db.g tr undtr nei;s and .m.n .,.on the internetl.


NOTICE OF %PPLICATION FOR T%\ DEED


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that ARTHUR G. SMITH, the holder of the following
certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate
number and year of issuance, the description of property, and name in which it is as-
sessed is as follows:

CERTIFICATE NO.: 02-797
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2002
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: LLOYD SUTTON
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #25-2N-09-5360-001-000
Beg SE corner 210' N, 105' W, 210' S, 105" E POB One half acre, more
or less

All of said property being in the County of Madison, State of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described in such certifi-
cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the west door at the Madison County Court-
house on the 25th day of SEPT. 2007, at 11:00 am.

Dated this 13th day of AUGUST, 2007

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON, FLORIDA

By: Ramona Dickinson
Deputy Clerk

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA.

CASE NO. 2007CA0002510001 XX


OLD BLUE SPRINGS, LLC,

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vs.

EDWARD F. GOULD, SR. and BONNIE
GOULD, husband and wife; and other un--
known parties in possession, including the
unknown spouse of any person in possession of
the property, and if a named Defendant is
deceased, the surviving spouse, heirs,
devisees, grantees, creditors, and all other parties
claiming by, through, under or against that Defen-
dant, and all claimants, persons or parties,
natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status
is unknown, claiming under any of the
named or described Defendants,

Defendants.

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Default Final Judgment
of Foreclosure dated August 17. 2007, in the above referenced case in which OLD
BLUE SPRINGS, LLC is Plaintiff, and EDWARD F. GOULD, SR. and BONNE
GOULD; unknown tenants; and other unknown parties in possession, including the :
unknown spouse of any person in possession of the property, and if a named Defendant
is deceased, the surviving spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and all other par-
ties claiming by, through, under or against that Defendant, and all claimants, persons
or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming un-
der any of the named or described Defendants, are Defendants, I, TIM SANDERS,
Clerk of the Court, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Madison
County Courthouse in Madison, Florida, as the Clerk of the Court may designate at
the time of sale, at 11:00 o'clock A. M. (or as soon thereafter as Plaintiffs counsel may
direct provided that said sale must be commenced prior to 2:00 o'clock P.M.), on the .
17th day of September, 2007, the following described property set forth in the Default
Final Judgment of Foreclosure:

A parcel of land lying in Section 8, Township 1 South, Range 11 East,
Madison County, Florida, and being more particularly described as fol-
lows: commence at the Northeast corner of said Section 8 and run South
00 degrees 32 minutes 49 seconds East, a distance of 419.70 feet to the
Point of Beginning, from said Point of Beginning; run South 00 degrees
35 minutes 44 seconds East, a distance of 1,467.39 feet; thence South 90
degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West, a distance of 263.72 feet to the East
right-of-way of N.E. Beulah Church Road; thence North 04 degrees 01
minutes 49 seconds East along said right-of-way, a distance of 1,853.40
feet to the South right-of-way of N.E. Beulah Church Road; thence
North 88 degrees 32 minutes 07 seconds East along said South right-of-
way, a distance of 95.63 feet; thence leaving said right-of-way, run South
02 degrees 02 minutes 50 seconds East, a distance of 384.23 feet; thence
North 89 degrees 47 minutes 33 seconds East, a distance of 8.87 feet to
the Point of Beginning containing 7.90 acres, more or less.

AND BEING SUBJECT TO a 10.0 foot easement for utilities and
drainage on all side lot lines.

AND BEING SUBJECT TO a 20.0 foot easement for utilities and
drainage on all front and back lot lines.

AND BEING SUBJECT TO all county road right-of-ways,

Any and all bidders, parties or other interested persons shall contact the
information desk of the Clerk of the Court prior to the scheduled foreclosure sale who
will advise of the exact location in the Madison County Courthouse for the foreclosure
sale.

ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
THE SALE. IF ANY. OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS
OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM


WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.


[NOTE: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommoda-
tion in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the
provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administrator, Post Office Box'
1569, Lake City, Florida 32056-1569, Telephone: (386) 758-2163, within two (2) work-
ing days of your receipt of this Notice or pleading. If you are hearing or voice impaired,
please call: 1-800-955-8771.]


WITNESS my hand and the official seal of said Court, this 21 day of Au-
gust, 2007 at Madison, Madison County, Florida.

HONORABLE TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA

By: Ramona Dickinson
Deputy Clerk


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By Rich Quockenbush,
Postor,
Lee United
Methodist Church
The blinking lights at the
school zones remind us to
slow down and to keep an eye
out for the youngsters as they
may run out on the streets
near the school yards. We are
careful to protect the children
when it comes to things like
automobile traffic before and
after school and protect them
with drug-free zones within
yards of the schoolhouse. But
what do we do to protect the
innocence of our children
otherwise? What are we doing


to preserve our own inno-
cence? Jesus once said in
order to enter the Kingdom
we need to be like a child.
Being like a child means
that we follow His direction,
but it also means that we are
less knowledgeable of the
things of the world and more
knowledgeable of the things
of God.
God's children face all
kinds of terrible things that
we should not have to face if
we lived in a Godly world. In
a Godly world, children would
remain children and not have
to deal with issues that they
and we are not prepared to
correctly deal with. (As if we
ever need to be.) Pre-teens
would not be dealing with
issues such as pregnancy, bru-
tal assaults and drugs.
We limit the number of
things that a child can do,
such as climb a tree, "play red
rover, red rover send some-
body over," because in our


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lawsuit happy society they
are not allowed to get the
bumps and bruises we once
expected to get as a child. But
do we put as much emphasis
on protecting their minds and
hearts?
The Word reminds us to
guard our hearts to watch
those things that we put into
our heads. In the computer
world we used to say "garbage
in garbage out." What kind
of garbage are we feeding the
minds of the little ones today?
What kind of trash are we liv-
ing off as well?
We are taught by this world
that our physical and fiscal
well-being is better then our
moral and spiritual well-
being.
As I remember, Jesus grew
in four different ways In wis-


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dom (mind), in stature (his
body), and in favor with God
(spiritual) and man (social).
These four aspects of growth
are just like the four wheels
on your automobile. You don't
drive a car on one flat tire for
very long.
What are we allowing the
world to teach the youth of
today? In fact, more impor-
tantly, what are we learning
as children of God?
You send your kids to
school to learn to fill their
minds with knowledge, to
train them up to deal with
other people, to grow on the
PE field. We have laws in this
land to insure that they are
there each day, that they are
protected while they are
there. School is back in to
help inflate three of the four
ways we come to grow, like
Jesus. What are we doing
with that fourth aspect? We
can make a decision to have
our little ones spend more


time in church and less in the
worldly things. The choice is
ours to make as parents. But
in the same sense all of us, no
matter how old we are,
whether we have school-aged
kids or not, are also children
of God, who need to come to
Jesus. We need to grow more
and more in favor with God,
and less in favor with the
things of the world.
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Path of Faith Madison County Carrier Wednesday, September 5, 2007 3


On my eighth birthday in Mulbery, Ohio, I was
playing with my brother and other children in my
small neighborhood throwing rocks up in the air.
We were all having so much fun throwing the rocks
in the air and watching them fall to the ground! It
was so much fun, that is, until my brother threw a
rather large rock up in the air and I ran toward him
at the last minute. Yes, the rock hit me right on the
top of my head and soon I was covered with blood
from the top of my head to the bottom of my shoes.
I had on my new "birthday outfit" and it was cov-
ered with blood. To make a long story short, I had a
wound that had to be healed and a scar that I have to this
day at the right side of my head.
Physical scars are one thing, but we also have "SPIRI-
TUAL SCARS" as we travel on our journey towards
Heaven. To have a scar, you must first have a wound.
Many of us carry wounds from many different sources.
Where do the wounds come from, you ask? From afflic-
tions, adversity, criticism, death, discipline, persecution,
suffering, and trouble.
Psalms 34:19: Many are the afflictions of the right-
eous, but the Lord delivereth him out of them all.
Psalm 31:7: Thou hast known my soul in adversities.
Lev.19:16: Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebear-
er among the people.
II Samuel 12:23: Now he is dead...can I bring him back


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again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me.
Rev. 3:19: God says, as I love, I rebuke and chasten.
John 15:20: If they have persecuted me, they will per-
secute you.
Romans 8:18: The sufferings of this present time are
not worthy to be compared with the glory, which shall be
revealed.
Scars, the reminder of the pain, the wound, what is
left of the suffering and pain we all experience. Yet, Amy
Carmichael, missionary to India, many years ago wrote


the poem:
NO WOUND? NO SCAR?
Hast thou no SCAR?
No hidden scar on foot, or side, or hand?
I hear thee sung as mighty in the land,
I hear them hail thy bright ascendant star;
Hast thou no SCAR?
Hast thou no WOUND?
Yet I, Jesus, was wounded by the archers; spent,
Leaned ME against a tree to die and rent,
Ravening beasts that compassed ME; I swooned,
Hast thou no WOUND?
We are the children of God, whose SON, JESUS, suf-
fered many wounds so we could be saved. WE must real-
ize that we too, shall have scars. Let us bear them gladly
as HE did.
Psalms 147:3: He, God, heals the brokenhearted and
bandages their WOUNDS. (SCARS)
Prayer: Dear Father, in Jesus' Name, I thank you for
the SCARS you still carry on you hands and feet for me! I
bow humbly at your feet and give you my life, my all.
Thank you for healing my broken heart and binding
up my wounds. Thank you for my SCARS. In Jesus
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The newest addition to Madison County is Elder
Dalmolin, a 21-year-old Latter Day Saints missionary,
nearing the end of his two years of service.
Dalmolin is originally from Globe, Ariz. Just shy of
two years ago, he left his mother and father, Carol and
Frank, and three older siblings, to use his life to serve
the Lord. Dalmolin is the first of his family to go on a
mission.
Before coming to Madison, Elder Dalmolin served in
Calloway In the week that he's been in Madison, he's
found the people to be very friendly, though not always
receptive of his message.
"I prayed, and felt that the Lord wanted me to serve
for two years. That led me here," Dalmolin said. His
mission is drawing to a close, and the end is bitter-
sweet. Dalmolin is excited about the prospect of seeing
his family after two years, but he also enjoys his mis-
sionary work.
His personal journey began with gaining knowledge.
Elder Dalmolin grew in his basic knowledge of scrip-
ture and doctrine, and was then able to impart that wis-


dom on receptive ears. As he continued further in his
journey, Elder Dalmolin was able to focus more on the
spiritual aspect. He began to apply the principles that
he learned the things that he saw as true because of
logic, he now feels to be true.
Elder Dalmolin was actually invited to pray specifi-
cally about a mission by an older missionary couple. In
his prayer, he asked God if he should do a mission.
Following his personal revelation, Elder Dalmolin sub-
mitted a letter of intention to the Prophet and 12
Apostles, who in turn prayed. They decided where
Dalmolin was to serve.
"This experience has affected my life greatly," he
said. My mission has helped me to grow not only in my
spirituality, but in maturity, learning, and discipline.
Following the completion of his mission, Elder
Dalmolin intends to return home to Globe, and finish
school at the University of Arizona. He isn't quite sure
what he wants to study, but will continue to spread
God's message.
The LDS missionaries can be reached at (850) 973 -
2329. Services are held at the Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-Day Saints on Sunday mornings at nine. Youth
services are held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.


Elder Dalmolin is nearing the end of his
mission. When he finishes here in Madison,
he's heading back home to Globe, Ariz.


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Fun Day To Be Held At Hanson United Methodist Church


By Glendyle Littleton
ENJOY EATING AT HAN-
SON FUN DAY
Get up early on Saturday,
September 8, get dressed and head
out to the Hanson United
Methodist Church. Don't bother to
eat because you can enjoy eating
from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the
church's Fun Day.
For breakfast, you can have
your choice of sausage, ham, and
jelly or sausage & gravy biscuits
along with your choice of coffee
or orange juice or both until 10
a.m.
Food will be available all day
long hamburgers, hotdogs, chick-
en and dumplings, tomato gravy
and biscuits, boiled peanuts, can-


died apples, cakes, funnel cakes,
cotton candy and all kinds of
goodies.
PRE-TEEN AND TEEN "FUN
DAY" CAKE BAKE-OFF
The public is urged to be pres-
ent for the pre-teen and teen Cake
Bake-off on Saturday, September
8, at 12 noon. Each contestant will
parade his or her cake while it is
being auctioned. The proceeds
from each cake will be divided
between the church and the par-
ticipant.
This event will be held at the
Hanson United Methodist Church,
along with all the other fascinat-
ing and fun things going on at the
Church's "Fun Day" for everyone.
To enter the contest and receive a
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All young people need times of
challenge with one another, and
for all of you within this age
group, this is the perfect time to
show your cooking talent while
being a part of Hanson's "Fun
Day"
GIGANTIC FLEA MARKET
"FUN DAY" AT HANSON
If you think you've visited
some huge yard sales with assort-
ment after assortment of flea mar-
ket items, you'll know you've
found the largest one yet when
you attend the one setup at "Fun
Days" on Saturday, September 8,
at Hanson United Methodist
Church. "Fun Day" will be held
from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Browsing
through the tables of household
items, antiques, books, jewelry,
children's clothes (galore), adult
clothing, a table full of shoes,
(some almost new), knick-knacks,
kitchen items, VCR tapes, CDs,
DVDs and many, many more
items, will take up many hours.
All items are very reasonably
priced.
"FUN DAYS" SILENT
AUCTION
Be sure and check out the
items on the Silent Auction tables.


One special feature will be a beau-
tiful antique quilt that has been
treasured and will be treasured
for many years to come. Excellent
condition!
Other tables will be filled with
an assortment of outstanding
items for adults and children.
These will become the belongings
of "Fun Day" visitors when the
auction closes at 1:30 p.m. Don't
forget to check these out. They'll
make wonderful Christmas gifts
for some of your family or friends.
There will be something to inter-
est everyone.
COUNTRY STORE
The Fellowship Hall of Hanson
United Methodist Church will be
the location of the Country Store
during the "Fun Day" Celebration
on Saturday September 8.
This will be a favorite through-
out the day You'll find a little bit
of everything for everyone. We're
talking about homemade cakes
(whole and sliced), cookies, cob-
blers, candy, pies, homemade jel-
lies and jams, candied apples,
quilts, pillows, "Meal Helpers," all
kinds of craft items, cherry tree
limb holders, and too many other
extraordinary items to name.
While you're browsing around
in the Country Store, enjoy a bowl
of the church ladies' chicken and


dumplings. A treat of old-time
country goodness!
GAMES, CONTESTS AND
RIDES
Tickets will be sold in strips for
the children's games. Mom & Dad
purchase them a strip, turn them
loose and let them enjoy the carni-
val-type games such as the fish
pond, duck pond, burst the bal-
loon, dartboard, ring toss and oth-
ers to receive little prizes.
Another enjoyment will be face
painting done by Lindsay Bates
and Crystal Banks. Carol
Denmark, Brandie Littleton, and
Heather Bowen will direct the
games.
Sack races, hunker hawser, bal-
loon toss, horseshoes and others
will be contests and races your
child can participate in.
Youngsters must sign up for
the contests and races prior to
participating. Oh, yes, all boys and
girls will want to "catch the train"
as it pulls into the Hanson Church
Depot, or join the hayride tour
around the outskirts of Hanson.


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Barbara Memorial Church
Of The Nazarene
County Rd. 254 Madison, FL. 973-4160
Rev. Robert Agner, Pastor
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship 5:30 p.m.
Bible Study, Wednesday 7:30 p.m.
You Are Welcome!


First United Methodist Church
850-973-6295
Rev. Robert E. Laidlaw
Brian Sanderson, Youth Pastor
Service of Word & Table 8:30 a.m.
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Worship Service 11:00 a.m.
Wed. Jr. High Youth (grades 6-8).....5:00 6:00 p.m.
Wed. Sr. High Youth (grades 9-12)..6:30 7:30 p.m.


Sirmans Missonarv Baptist Church
168 S.W. Sirmans Church Way- Greenville, Florida
850-948-5506 Garland Jones Pastor
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Worship 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service 6:00 p.m.
Wed. Night 7:00 p.m.
Come Visit With Us! Serving The Lord, Seeking The
Lost


Midway Church of God
2485 SE Midway Church Rd., Lee, FL
850-971-5200 Pastor Retis Flowers
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Children's Church &
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Family Training Hour......7:00 p.m.


Unity Baptist Church
6511 NE Colin Kelly Hwy Madison, Florida
(Highway 145 North in Hanson)
Dr. Murrell Bennett, Pastor
(229) 559-6417 & 185"1i &2'. 40 19)
Sunday School 111:1111 a.m.
Morning Worship Servicr 1 :11i a.m.
Evening Worship Servicu 6:1111 p.m.
Youth Practice (Sunda I' %ning i.........5:Iii p.m.
Choir Practice (Sunda% Fenini, ......... ':il p.m
Wednesday Evening WAorhip................ 7:311 p.m.
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Fellowship Baptist Church
One mile north of Madison on 145 850-973-3266
Steve McHargue, Pastor Gary Gazlay, Music
Director
Jackie Watts, Student Pastor
Youth & Children's Ministries Active Young Adult
Ministry
Morning Worship ..........8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday Night is Family Night.
Call For Schedule
"A Family of Families" "Contemporary Worship"


Hopewell Baptist Church
Highway 360 Madison, Florida
(850) 973-6076 Pastor Preston Gainey
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship Service 11:00 a.m.
Discipleship Training 5:30 p.m.
Evening Worship Service 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday Worship 7:00 p.m.



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Madison Church Of God
771 NE Colin Kelly Hwy., Madison, FL.
973-6307
Rev. Doyle Glass, Pastor
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Night Service............7:00 p.m
Lee First Baptist Church
Lee, Florida Corner of CR 255 & W. 90
Sunday Services
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Bible Study 9:45 a.m.
Discipleship Training 6:00 p.m.
Sunday Evening Worship............7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Evening:
Services Wed Bible Study...........7:00 p.m.
Children / Youth Activities..........7:00 p.m.
Adult Choir 8:00 p.m.

Reapers Of The Harrest Church
3 Mile;, %e-t (01 Greenville. FL. Hui 90
.nImuT l las Sr.. Pastor
Sunday School..... 10:00 a.nm.
Nlornin worshipip 11:00 a.m.
Evening % ,or.-hip 6:00 p.m.
%%ednesdae Night Sertice ..........7:30 p.m.
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tlhi r h r all hithI ,lit at cord u i oine plut e." -.Acis 2:1
l.i ri 'ne i 0/Hal'as swlcuoili!


St. Mart's Episcopal Church
I-In N.I. .lirrn \%e.* lMadison, FL,
8511-973.8338
Rle. lien Pfeil. N icar snior 1%arden, Jine Bo'les
Sunday Church School.............. 10:00 a-m.
Sunday Holy Euchari s............. 10:00 a.m.
Mission Board 2nd Sunday.......11:00 a.m.
Episcopal Church Women
3rd Simday" 11:00 a.m.
IJ ,io rested nii a lhouii gi ou cil .'. 5.-,973-8t33.!?


Greenville Baptist Church
1365 SW Main St., Greenville, FL
850-948-2353
Sunday School -All Ages...............1...0:00 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship...............11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Worship..................7:00 p.m.
Sunday Pre-school, Students, and
Adults Choir Rehearsals 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday Pre-school children,
Youth & Adult Bible Studies .............7:00 p.m.
-ALL INVITED-


Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
221 Martin Luther King Drive Madison, FL
P.O. Box 242 Madison. FL
850-973-3127
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Marcus Hawkins, Sr. Pastor
Josie Graham Assistant Pastor
Sunday School............9:30 a.m.
Worship Service.......11:00 amn.
Wednesday Night Bible Study.....6:00 p.m.
"We Walk By faith, Not By Sight."
II Corinthians 5:7

Faith Baptist Church
1135 US 90 East Madison, Fl 850-973-2887
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Church Training 6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship 7:00 p.m.
Prayer Meeting, Wednesday....7-8:00 p.m.
Puppet Ministry, Sunday............6:00 p.m.
GROW Visitation, Monday........6:30 p.m.
Baptist Men, Baptist Women, Music, Youth ( hildi i
and Fun After Fifty-Five programs a' ailable
"Where Love Has No Limits"

Grace Presbyterian Church
Rev. Johin lHpwood 850-973-2692
688 North lWashington A.e. MadLson, FL
A Congregation ol tihe Prer. vrreruin Chutrch in
I nit rtit
Sunday School For All Ages........9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship......... 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Fellow ship
Supper/Bible Study 6:00 p.m.
Youth Groups 1st 12th Grades..6:30 p.m.
Choir Practice 7:30 p.m.
Friday Men's Prayer Breakfast..7:00 a.m.
Come Wios.hip.Aidf Strvye IWit t .


Hanson United Methodist Church
H511--973.-615
290 NE Dai-v Street llaU.on, II.
17.5 mile-. front Madison oin 11%., 14. i
Rei. %ta)ne Albertlin. P.i'ltr
Sunday) School 10:110 a.m.
Morning \Worship 11:15 n.m.
Sunudiy 'Evening Bible Study..............6:00 p.m.
Wed. Fvening Prayer Service...............7:00 p.m.
Choir Practice Sun. ERening ..............5:00 p.m.
ALL ARE W'E(LCOME! PLE..45E COME.


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Midway Church


Of God Hosts


Revival B
Gr
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Midway Church of God will host a
revival, beginning Suniday, ca
September 9, and running through C]
Wednesday evening, September 12. 0
Evangelist Rick Earp will be the
featured speaker. Earp hails from 0
Texas. is
The Sunday morning service will is
begin at 11 a.m. (following Sunday th
School at 10 a.m.) The Sunday
evening service is at 6 p.m. W
Weeknight services begin at 7 p.m. H:
There will be special music at s
each service.
Midway Chiurch of God is located th
at 2485 SE Midway Church Road, off
County Road 255 (south of 1-10, Lee
exit) or off Highway 53 South (south th
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Faith Baptist Welcomes


Delbert Redditt As New Pastor


Jacob Bembry
reene Publishing, Inc.
Faith Baptist Church has welcomed
elbert Redditt as its new pastor.
Redditt, who began at the end of July,
me from Fort Christmas Baptist Church in
hristmas, approximately 25 miles east of
rlando.
"Christmas is the last rural area in
range County," Redditt said, "and Orlando
growing towards it."
Redditt was the pastor at Fort Christmas,
e church that he was raised in, for five
ars. A bi-vocational pastor at the time, he
as also an agriculture teacher at Colonial
igh School, the animal science magnet Delber
hool in Orange County.
"I had some really good kids there," he said. "Some of
ern~ called me the other night."
Redditt began preaching as a fill-in minister over 20 years
;o. He was saved when he was 10 years old and remembers
e day very well.
"I even remember where I was sitting," he said. "I sat down


front on the first pew, as close to the pastor as
I could get, because I knew that I was going
up when the invitation was given."
Redditt cites Stanley Lewellyn, Eddie
Green, Jim Hughens and Vern Murray as
influences on his ministerial career. He also
says that Tom Baird was a great influence.
Baird now travels around, presenting his
series on Creation to churches and schools.
A graduate of the University of Florida,
Redditt has a Bachelor's degree in Sociology
and a Master's degree in Agricultural
Education.
Redditt enjoys playing the guitar in his
'spare time and writes a daily devotional,
which he distributes by email.
t Redditt Redditt's wife, Traci, is also a teacher. She
teaches eighth grade at Madison County Central School. The
Redditts have two daughters, Tara, 13, and Cheyenne (who
goes by her nickname "Sassy"), 10.
The family is enjoying Madison County and its slower ,
pace.
"I love it," Redditt said. "It's nice to drive down a road and
not get run over."


Vith Kindness

Pleasant words are as an
honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and
health to the bones.
Proverbs 16:24 (KJV)

When you pass
by someone on the
street, do you stop to say hello,
or do you rush past them with no
acknowledgement at all? Have you
ever stopped to consider how much
happier the world would be if
everyone would just take the time to
acknowledge each other?
Sometimes all it takes is one kind
word to make a person's day. Those
who choose to live wisely must
realize the value of sharing kind
words with others, even when they
do not feel like it. If they don't
practice this truth, they will not help
make the world a better place.






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Amazing truth! How loud it rings,
That set my dark soul free.
Once enslaved by the world's deep
sin,
I'm now free indeed.
For truth hath given unto me,
Freedom's sweet victory
How great that freedom was to me,
When God's truth set me free.
From slavery to freedom's shore,
My soul now rejoices.
For truth hath set me free to live,
Live in His loving grace and truth.
By His enduring grace and truth,
I now live to serve Him.
From prison doors my soul did fled,
To God's eternal freedom shore.
The marvelous truth that set me
free,
Reigneth eternally.
Amazing turth! How loud it rings,
To set all dark, sinful souls free.
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Phone Home

It's Me God!t
Many times throughout history, the Israelites lost
faith. When traveling with Moses through the desert,
they became discouraged. When would they see the
Promised Land? Where was Moses taking them?
Did the Promised Land even exist?
They went even further with their doubts, especially when Moses went
up to the mountain to receive the Ten Commandments. While he was gone,
they decided they would embrace pagan gods. They built an idol and wor-
shipped and danced around it,
Returning to them, Moses was horrified. Yet, he was able to convince
them that they had sinned and must return to Me, the one and only God,.
They did so, and they were rewarded. They ultimately reached the
Promised Land.
If you maintain your faith, you too will be rewarded. Remember this
when Satan tempts you with doubts.
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Lee Worship

Center Hosts

Gospel Jamboree
The Lee Worship Center located
on Magnolia Drive in Lee will host a
gospel jamboree on September 7 and
will be celebrating Rev. Charles R.
Lasseter's 70th birthday
The church family of Rev. and
Mrs. Charles R. Lasseter will be pre-
senting them a plaque for their 46
years in the ministry and a walk-in
baby shower will be held for Jed and
Krystal McCormick, who are expect-
ing a girl.
Everyone is invited to come out
and celebrate with them.
The concert will begin at 7 p.m.
All family and friends are invited.
There will be a potluck supper. They
are asking that you bring a covered
dish.
For more information, contact
Brenda McCormick at 971-4135 after
6 p.m.


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Dixie Echoes To Appear At Bible Deliverance Church

S. By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
._____ |The Dixie Echoes will be the featured performers in a
S. gospel music concert on Friday, September 20, at Bible
. : Deliverance Church in Madison.
: .. "Bible Deliverance Church is located on South Range Street,
; .' -" ': next to the old cotton gin engine.
Another group, comprised of three singers from other
Groups, will also be performing.
SLifeSong features Bryant Thigpen on lead vocals, Steven
Gunter on baritone vocals and piano and Katie Silcox on alto.
The 19-year-old Thigpen is the bass player for the Singing
S. Reflectsons. He hails from Madison County
S.. t v" The 24-year-old Gunter is from Jacksonville and sings with
S^ the River City Trio.
The 22-year-old Silcox is from Callahan and sings with the
New City Trio.
i The trio is coming together for only two concerts. They
S. have put together a CD, which will be available at the
S ) I ,September 20 sing.
i j ; ^ .. -" .- .:... i "- ,- ..... tht|"The CD is called'Having Fun,'" Thigpen said, "because
II that's what we're doing having fun."
|| .J j I The Dixie Echoes, with lead singer Randy Shelnut, have
i 3 been providing great gospel music for generations. They are
based in Pensacola.
Dixie Echoes The sing will begin at 7 p.m. Admission is free. A love offer-
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Madison County Carrier Wednesday, September 5, 2007 9


TV Ministry Group Calls


Televangelists' Divorce A A


"Terrible Testimony"


By Allie Martin,
OneNewsNow.com

The president of an organization
that tracks televangelists says the
announcement by Randy and Paula
White that they will get a divorce is a
terrible testimony to the world and
the latest chapter in a departure from
biblical principles and practices for
high-profile television preachers.
Pastors Randy and Paula White
founded the Without Walls
International Church in Tampa in the
early 1990s. The storefront church
quickly grew into one of the largest
mega-churches in the nation. Last
week, the couple announced from the
pulpit that they were getting a divorce
because their lives are heading in dif-
ferent directions.
Paula White is well known as a
life coach and for leading confer-
ences that have been endorsed by
celebrities such as Donald Trump.
Earlier this year, the Tampa
Tribune ran a series of articles
detailing alleged financial irregulari-
ties and questionable business prac-
tices within the church and its relat-
ed ministries. According to those
reports, Without Walls International
Church with a claimed member-
ship of 23,000 took in $40 million
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in revenue last year and has $22 mil-
lion in debt.
Ole Anthony, president of the
Dallas-based Trinity Foundation,
believes the Whites' situation has
"something to do with this 'prosperi-
ty gospel,"' which he says results in
many televangelists being treated
like superstars and, as a result, los-
ing their focus.
"They begin to believe their own
press releases; that they're special
and ... can get away and do any-
thing," says Anthony "And it's all
about money and celebrity and
power, instead of laying down your
life for the people [around you who
are] in need and picking up your
cross and following the real Jesus."
Anthony, who has tracked televan-
gelists for years, encourages donors
to support their local church first.
"The hope and prayer always is
that you stop giving money to a tele-
vision tube and start looking around
in your own neighborhood where you
see where the money is going and
what's being done with it," he urges.
Randy White will continue in his
role as senior pastor of the church.
Paula White says she will return
there often to preach. She also leads
conferences and monthly seminars
in New York City


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10 Madison County Carrier Wednesday, September 5, 2007



Madison Church Of


God Hosts Revival


By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.


Midway Church of God will host a
.revival, beginning Sunday, September
9, and running through Wednesday
evening, September 12.
Evangelist Rick Earp will be the
featured speaker. Earp hails from
Texas.
The Sunday morning service will


begin at 11 a.m. (following Sunday
School at 10 a.m.) The Sunday evening
service is at 6 p.m. Weeknight services
begin at 7 p.m.
There will be special music at each
service.
Midway Church of God is located
at 2485 SE Midway Church Road, off
County Road 255 (south of 1-10, Lee
exit) or off Highway 53 South (south
of 1-10, Madison exit).


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Unscramble Puzzles

Bible Scramble: Unscramble the letters in each word to discover the pas-
sage.
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person, place, or thing. Solution on last page. The word from Paul was
that he should, While living there in Crete, Appoint some elders in each
town Where congregations meet.
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1. Who wrote the Book of Acts?
2. Who were the men that were proposed to replace
Judas Iscariot?
3. Which of these was chosen?
4. What significant event happened to the apostles
on the Day of Pentecost in Acts 2?
5. What did it allow them to do?
6. What does "speaking in tongues" mean in the
New Testament?
7. In Acts 2, When the crowd was "cut to the heart"
what did Peter tell them to do when they the asked
the apostles, "Men and brethren, what shall we do?"
8. How many souls were added to the church that
day?
9. What did Barnabas' name mean?
10. Who were Ananias and Sapphira?
11. What did they do and what happened?


12. Where were the apostles taken by the high priest
and Sadducees and why?
13. Who were "the seven that were chosen to serve"?
14. What were they chosen for?
15. What does Luke call Stephen in 6:1 & 6:8?
16. What was Stephen accused of?
17. What happened to Stephen?
18. Who consented to Stephen's death?
19. What did this person who consented do next?
20. Where did Philip go to preach next?

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HINT #16

Tablecloth for your


next football party


Once you have finished reading
the newspaper, don't throw it
away. Find another use for it.
Newspaper makes wonderful
tablecloths for outdoor
occasions. After everyone is
done eating, take the used
newspaper to a recycling center
near you.

Read,
ReLuse

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*56,900
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