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Title: Madison County carrier
Portion of title: Carrier
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 58 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Tommy Greene
Place of Publication: Madison, Fla
Creation Date: May 7, 2008
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Spatial Coverage: United States of America -- Florida -- Madison -- Madison
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began Aug. 5, 1964.
General Note: Co-publisher: Mary Ellen Greene.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 32, no. 15 (Nov. 22, 1995).
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f.. THE SPIRIT OF MADISON COUNTY


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Happy 170th

Birthday Madison
By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
According to historical records,
"the City of Madison was founded on
land secured from Madison C. Liv-
ingston, May 2nd 1838, and established
as the county seat after its removal
from San Pedro. The town played a
prominent role in the development of
tobacco, livestock and conservation in
North Florida."
Cotton planters settled the town of
Madison in 1838, which has now grown
to a population of over 3,100. It's cur-
Pleasee see MADISON BIRTHDAY,
Page 2A

U.S. Post Office

To Increase Rates
By Ted Ensminger
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Effective May 12, the U.S. Postal
Service (USPS) will implement a rate
increase for its mailing services.
This means that first-class mail,
standard mail, periodicals, packages
and special services will cost a little
more. Indeed, the USPS is quick to un-
derscore that the average increase will
be at or below the rate of inflation, as
measured by the Consumer Price In-
dex.
Please see POST OFFICE, Page 2A
DCF To Move
Investigation Office
.To Madison
By Tyrra B Meserve
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Department of Children and
Families has recently announced that
they will be relocating their Child Pro-
tective Investigation staff from their
Greenville office to that of their Madi-
son office, with the intent of then clos-
ing the office in Greenville. The last
day that the Greenville office is sched-
uled to be open will be Friday, May 16.
This step will now co-locate all Depart-
ment staff working in Madison and
Pleasee see INVESTIGATING, Page 2A

Madison Academy
Celebrates 40 Years with
May Fete Celebration
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Madison Academy cordially invites
everyone to take part in the celebra-
tion of their 40th Anniversary May
Fete and Field Day Alumni Celebra-
tion on Thursday, May 8, and Friday,
May 9.
The exciting May Fete Celebra-
tion will be held on Thursday, May 8,
at 7 p.m., in the Van H. Priest Auditori-
um on the campus of North Florida
Pleasee see MADISON ACADEMY,
Page 2A

Former Madison

Resident Receives

Bronze Star
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Staff Sgt. Alvin D. Swilley, former-
ly of Madison, was awarded the
Bronze Star Medal for duty in Iraq.
Swilley was given the award for ex-
ceptionally meritorious service while
assigned as a scout platoon sergeant
during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
The certificate presented with the
medal reads, "Staff Sgt. Swilley's devo-
tion to duty, selfless service, and com-
mitment to excellence contributed to
Pleasee see BRONZE STAR, Page 2A


2 Sections. 30 Pages
Around Madison County
ridal Guide
Cassifieds/Legals
iCommunity Calendar


National Nure. \\cck
5-7A National Pet Week
8A Path of Faith
5-17A School/Sports
5A Viewpoints


Jarrod Sullivan Wins 50th



Pot Williamms Invitational





Jarrod
Sullivan
won the
50th Pot
Williams
Invitational
held at
Madison
Country
SClub on
May 3
r, and 4.


Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Tommy Greene, May 4, 2008

Watch For The Pot Williams Golf Tournament Full Coverage .
In The May 14th Edition Of The Madison County Carrier


By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Pot Williams was one of the found-
ing members of the Madison Country
Club, where he enjoyed great golf and


company literally until his death in 1958,
an end that came like an exclamation
point placed at the end of a life story
well-written. It was as poetry
Pleasee see POT WILLIAMS, Page 2A


Tropicana Public Speaking Contest


Showcases 4-H Tradition
Please see Page 2A for.Tropicana Public Speaking Contest Article


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Fourth grade contestants, pictured left to right: Beverly Oro, Honorable Mention;
Corey Brandies, First Honorable Mention; Lizzie Frakes, Third Place; Zackery Peter-
son, Second Place; and Kaitlyn Farnell, First Place, were all excited to represent their
school and family in the Tropicana 4-H Public Speaking Program County Contest.


Tropicana 4-H Public Speaking Contest fifth grade participants are shown left to
right: Jacob Moore, Honorable Mention; Tessa Andrews, First Honorable Mention;
Sarah Baltzwell, Third Place; Hunter Robinson, Second Place; and Alex Henderson,
First Place, the students gave two to three minute speeches on a variety of entertain-
ing and touching topics.


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The sixth grade contestants at the Tropicana 4-H Public Speaking Program Coun-
ty Contest made a lasting impression on all in attendance. Shown standing, left to
right: Ashley Walden, Honorable Mention; Kammeron Joseph, Third Place; William
Pickles, Second Place; and Whitney Stevens, First Place. They worked hard to "wow"
the crowd.


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Leigh Baker-

Barfield,


CFA, Seeks


Re-Election
I, Leigh Baker-Barfield, fornially
announce my
candidacy for
re-election for
Property Ap-
praiser. I
would consid-
er it a great
honor to con-
tinue to serve
the citizens of
Madison Coun-
ty in this of-
fice, and I ac-
cept the chal-
lenge and professional accountability
that accompany this responsibility. As
Property Appraiser I will continue to
dedicate myself to providing the per-
sonal yet professional service which the
citizens of this county deserve.
I have worked for Madison County
for the past 23 years. In 1984, I began
working in the Tax Collector's Office
under Tax Collector Wes Kelley In 1986,
I transferred to the Property Apprais-
er's Office under the late Wilbur
Rutherford. My years of service and ex-
perience in the Property Appraiser's of-
fice have included work as clerk, field
appraiser, Chief Deputy Property Ap-
praiser, and Coordinator of GIS/911 Ad-
dressing.
The past 3 years I have had the priv-
ilege to serve as your Property Apprais-
er. Since becoming Property Appraiser,
I have received State of Florida certifi-
cation as a Certified Florida Appraiser
deemed by the Florida Department of
Revenue. I am a member of the Proper-
ty Appraisers' Association of Florida
in District 2 and serve on committees
for this association currently and have
worked hard to implement changes for
Amendment One that was voted into
law by Florida citizens on January 29th.
I am also a member of the Florida
Chapter of International Association of
Assessing Officers (IAAO) and. attend
workshops offered to broaden my
knowledge in my profession.
It is important that your elected of-
ficials meet certain needs of their con-
stituents and provide required services.
The ability to proficiently access the as-
sessment roll on the Internet I feel has
provided essential information in re-
gard to exemptions, agricultural classi-
fications, tangible personal property,
and all other facets of ad valorem prop-
erty appraisal in a timely manner. My
team of fellow employees has certainly
strived to make tHe Property Appraiser-
s' Office your office and to conduct your
business in a professional and courte-
ous way
After graduation from Madison
County High School, I continued my ed-
ucation at North Florida Junior Col-
lege. I am married to Brad Barfield, a
business owner here in Madison Coun-.
ty We have one son, Zane, a student at
North Florida Community College and
employee at the family owned business.
My parents are Butch and Susie
Baker and the late Brenda Blair Baker,
and my grandparents are Sadie Blair
and the late Wiley Blair and the late
Parks and Jane Baker.
I would greatly appreciate your con-
tinued vote and support in the office of
Property Appraiser. It gives me great
pride to serve the beautiful county of
Madison and its citizens, and I strive to
make it an even better community to
live in. Please vote and re-elect Leigh B.
Baifield for Property Appraiser.
"Political advertisement paid for
and approved by Leigh B. Barfield, De-
mocrat, for Madison County Property
Appraiser"


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the low 90s and lows in the upper
60s.


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2A * Madison County Carrier www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 7, 2008



VIEWPOINTS & OPINIONS


Tropicana Speaking Contest


cont from page 1A


Investigating


Taylor Counties to Madison common. It
is for the goal of better serving the en-
tire community that this move is being
made andit is the intent of the Depart-
ment of Children and Families that cit-
izens of the'joining, communities will
find no difference in the availability of
needed assistance in their cases.
"Our staff are often in the commu-
nity and will continue to go where their
job requires, across the' entire county
and in the Circuit 3 area," stated Ester
Tibbs, Circuit Administrator, "Cell
phones and laptop computers enable
them to keep abreast of their work and
be available to help our citizens."
ACCESS staff who determine eligi-
bility for economic benefits, Child Pro-

Madison Academy


$501


cont from page 1A


tective Investigators, Adult Protective
Investigators, Children's Legal Ser-
vices staff, and Child Care Licensing
staff will be at the service center at 757
SW Range Street, Madison. Citizens in
both Taylor and Madison Counties are
encouraged to use the Department's
toll-free line for questions and assis-
tance at 800-342-9004. Persons with
questions regarding their economic
benefits, food stamps or Medicaid can
continue to use the Call Center toll-free
at 800-762-2237. Any other questions re-
garding the office move may direct
them to Becky Dobbin O'Brien at 352-
955-5115.
Staff writer Tyrra B Meserve can be
reached at tyrra@greenepublishing.com

cont from page 1A


Community College. ning at 9 a.m. and the alumni luncheon
Students from all grades at the Acad- (featuring past students) will be held at
emy will participate in a May Fete pro- 11:30 a.m. The annual Field Day is part of
gram and the King and Queen of the May Madison Academy's 40 years of excel-
will be crowned, lence in the educational field.
The annual Field Day and Alumni For additional information, contact
Luncheon will be held Friday, May 9. Kelly Zimmerly at Madison Academy,
Field Day activities will be held begin- 973-2529.

Bronze Star cont from page 1A

the unit's overall success during com- Swilley is the son of Nancy M.
bat operations. His actions reflect dis- Williams of Madison and the son of
tinct credit on him, the Multinational Ferris L. Swilley of Fayettville, N.C.
Division-Baghdad, and the United He is currently stationed at Fort Knox,
States Army" Ky.

CORRECTION
On Wednesday, April 23, a column appeared on the front page of the Madison
County Carrier entitled, "Mark Branham Announces Candidacy For County Com-
missioner District 5."
At the conclusion of that column should have appeared the statement, " Paid
Political Advertisement paid for and approved by Mark Branham, Dem. Candidate
for County Commission, Dist. 5." We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience
that this omission may have caused anyone.
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"Which is
your credit
card debt
similar to?"


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By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The 2008 4-H Tropicana Public Speak-
ing Program County Contest was held on
Friday, April 25 at the Madison County
Extension Office to a crowd of very sup-
portive teachers, parents, organizers and
judges, each of whom expressed his or
her praise for all contestants. Ultimately,
a fourth, fifth and sixth grade champion
was selected, however, as 4-H Extension
Agent Heather Johnson pointed out, "All
of you here today are winners!"
Contestants chose topics ranging
from family trips to expressions'of faith.
Each speaker was allotted between two
and three minutes for speeches with
penalties for being under or over the time
limits. Contestants were graded accord-
ing to a standardized score sheet, which
included categories for articulation, con-
tent and connection with the audience.
When 'he fifteen speeches were con-
cluded, five from each of the three grade
divisions, Kaitlyn Farnell was the fourth
grade winner, Alex Henderson took the
fifth grade prize and Whitney Stevens
topped the sixth graders. Farnell and
Henderson are from Lee Elementary and
Stevens represented Madison Academy
Farnell's speech was titled, "The Idi-
tarod," referring to the dog sled race that
has been made famous by a few Disney
movies. Farnell had the audience spell-
bound for a section of the speech where
she recited approximately 20 unique ref-
erences without taking a breath or refer-
ring to her notes.
Henderson presented an entertaining
speech named "Insects." Using a combi-
nation of animated and descriptive word-
ing, he made the details of three species
of insect truly come to life. The audience
was both amused and impressed.
As far as Stevens, she selected a topic
this reporter considers to have a greater


Pot Williams

comes to life that Pot Williams actually
died on the course he loved so much.
Now 50 years later, the 50th Pot
Williams Invitational, the golf tourna-
ment named in his memory, is in the
record books with Jarrod Sullivan as
champion.
Sullivan opened with an impressive
66, followed by a 71, for a total of 137 for

Madison Birthday


rent Mayor, Myra Valentine, along with
fellow City Commissioners Jim Gatron,
Sumpter James, Jim Stanley and Judy
Townsend, is dedicated to maintaining
Madison's rich southern heritage while
they consider new and improved ways
to grow and prosper.
"Madison is the greatest place in the
world to live and raise a family. I could-
n't imagine being anywhere else and


Post Office

Consumers can expect a first-class
mail stamp to cost 42 cents for a letter
weighing up to one ounce, up one penny
from the present 41 cents. The cost of
other mailing services will go up as fol-
lows: first-class mail (two ounces), 59
cents; postcard, 27 cents; first-class mail
large envelope (two ounces), $1.00; certi-
fied mail, $2.70; first-class mail interna-
tional to Canada and Mexico (one ounce),
72 cents; and first-class mail internation-
al to all other countries (one ounce), 94
cents.
The USPS emphasizes that cus-
tomers can continue to use the 41-cent
Forever Stamp after the price increase.
"We will have five billion Forever
Stamps in stock to meet demand," states
the USPS website. "We also will have a
62-cent stamp available after May 12 for
one-ounce nonmachinable first-class
mail letters, such as square greeting
cards."
The Forever Stamp was created about
a year ago in response to consumer's con-
cerns about the rising cost of mailing
services. The Forever Stamps can be pur-
chased at the current 41-cent price and
will be honored by the USPS irrespective
of rate increases. Theoretically, a 41-cent
Forever Stamp would be honored years
hence, even if the price of a first-class
stamp went up to $1.00 or more. The price
of a Forever Stamp will go up to 42 cents
after the May 12-rate increase. It's there-
fore to customers' advantage to buy book-
lets of these stamps at the current rate.
A desk clerk at the Madison Post Of-
fice reported that prior to the last postage


degree of difficulty. As the name of her
speech implies, "My Relationship with
Jesus," Stevens talked about the relation-
ship she has with her personal Savior.
Having the honor of serving as a judge in
this year's contest, along with County Co-
ordinator Allen Cherry and Commission-
er Ronnie Moore, it is from experience
that I say the added difficulty comes from
the intimacy of the topic and completely
objective judging. After all, doesn't any
speech about Jesus have to be victorious?
Consequently, in an effort to keep ob-
jectivity the highest priority, there is ac-
tually a tendency to grade religious top-
ics even more rigidly to ensure complete
fairness. Fortunately for all involved,
this additional concern wasn't a concern
at all, as Stevens took the topic, the whole
speech for that matter, to a level un-
matched and certainly not expected from
a sixth grader. Her well-developed pre-
sentation and delivery was in fact excep-
tionally compelling on all accounts, mak-
ing her victory all the sweeter for its mes-
sage.
Pinetta and Madison County Central
School had entrants that performed very
well also. Winners, runners-up and hon-
orable mentions were awarded plaques
and recognition ribbons. In addition,
winners won an expense paid trip to
Camp Cherry Lake this summer, an out-
ing many consider to be the pearl of sum-
mer 4-H activities.
Ih the end, Johnson organized and
moderated a fantastic event with antici-
pation of more to come. 4-H actively
seeks the input and support of the entire
community to both sponsor and deliver
these timely and important programs.
For more information, Johnson can be
reached at (850) 973-4138.
Staff writer Michael Curtis can be
reached at michael@greenepublish-
ing.com.


cont from page 1A

the weekend event held on May 3 and 4.
Pot Williams' daughter Bess was
proudly in attendance as well. Please
look for the feature on this exciting
event in the May 14 edition of The Madi-
son County Carrier
Staff writer Michael Curtis can be
reached at michael@greenepublish-
ing.com.

cont from page 1A


my fellow Commissioners and I are
proud to represent it everywhere we go.
We join all residents in sending the City
of Madison a big birthday wish for
these continued blessings," Valentine
noted.
So, Happy 170th Birthday, Madison!
Staff writer Michael Curtis can be
reached at michael@greenepublish-
ing.com.


cont from page 1A

increase, customers came in and, "pur-
chased up to $700 worth of stamps at
once."
The USPS notes that the May 12 price
change will be the first under the new
Postal Accountability and Enhancement
Act (PAEA). In the past, the USPS pre-
sented proposed rate changes to the
Postal Regulatory Commission (formerly
the Postal Rate Commission), which
oversaw a 10-month public regulatory
proceeding. The commission then sent
its findings to the USPS Board of Gover-
nors for approval. Under the PAEA, the
USPS has greater pricing flexibility and
may increase postage rates annually. The
USPS, in fact, plans to adjust its mailing
services each May.
"By law, these prices can increase an
average of no more than the rate of in-
flation as measured by the Consumer
Price Index," the USPS website states.
"We plan to provide 90 days' notice of the
new prices each year to help mailers pre-
pare for the change."
Other pricing highlights, per the
USPS website: No change in the first-
class mail single piece additional ounce
price; lower additional ounce price for
presorted first-class mail letters; lower
pound price for standard mail saturation
and high-density flats; shape-based pric-
ing for first-class mail international let-
ters, flats and parcels; first-class mail in-
ternational price groups expand from
five to nine groups.
For more information, visit
www.pbpostalinfo.com and
www.usps.com/prices.


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domestic injunction Gf-p te "
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mestic injunction
Wayne K. Christenson vs. Sanford A. Hall - mort-
gage foreclosure
Gregory Horton vs. Rhonda L. Cruce - dissolution of
marriage
Taucia Morrison vs. Joe L. Crafton, Jr. - other do- During the
mesticDuring the
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William Henry Strickland vs. Cornelia Strickland - ' in Seri, the con-
dissolution of marriage gregation wa threat-
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tion of marriage that was provided by
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(Editorial note:
Stray Vectors is
Boyles' by-line National
for , random
thoughts.) Security
It has been a
long time since I Joe Boyles
had an adjustable Guest Columnist
rate mortgage
(ARM), but with
the Federal Re-
serve reducing in-
terest rates, those ARMs should be ad-
justing downward to reflect lower index
rates. That means lower, not higher,
monthly mortgage payments.
Have you ever noticed how politi-
cians thrive on a crisis, even if it is a cri-
sis in their own mind (sometimes of
their owni'creation)? They are in a hurry
to "do something" so that their con-
stituents will see them as heroes. This is
a useful tool to win reelection which is al-
ways the first priority, for a career politi-
cian. History tells us repeatedly that the
first rule of a legislative democracy is
"do no harm."
In recognition that April 15. has
passed, Ronald Reagan provided this gem
of wisdom: "The taxpayer - that's some-
one who works for the federal govern-
ment but doesn't have to take the civil
service examination."
Before taking office, young rookie
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal sur-
veyed business leaders and found out
their top three issues were ethics, taxes,
and workforce. This survey has become
the cornerstone of his agenda. Why sur-
vey business leaders - because they are
the ones who hire people. When people
are working, they buy more ,'stuff' and
the economy improves. See - economic
development isn't so tough after all.
Linda told me recently that I needed
to go out a find a job to bring in a pay-
check. I replied that I didn't have any
marketable skills. Her response: "In that
case, you'd better run for Congress."
It seems to me that an Achilles Heel
for presidential hopeful Barack Obama is
that he is a product of Chicago politics.
Historically and culturally, the most cor-
rupt big city political system for more
than a century has been Chicago. It is
hard to imagine that Obama is not taint-
ed with that corruption. I'm not saying
that the man is corrupt; I'm simply say-
ing that some of this stuff can't help but
have rubbed off on him. That's what Ay-
ers, Wright, Rezko, et. al. are all about.
When there are large segments of the
world suffering from insufficient nutri-
tion (i.e. starvation), it is criminal ne-
glect to divert food production into the

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manufacture of
I - bio-fuels. For
our lawmakers
, to use taxpayer
dollars to subsi-
- dize this activity
..is adding insult'
to injury
I think
that the objec-
tives for a com-
mon sense na-
tional energy policy should be three fold.
First, increase the supply of energy to re-
duce its' cost. Second, increase domestic
forms of energy to make our nation more
energy independent. And three, explore
cost-effective alternative forms of energy
that would, reduce our use of hydrocar-,,,
bon fuels. Wouldn't it be great if the:
politicians could just agree bin this sim-.
ple formula?
When I spoke about. energy in the
preceding paragraph, note that all of my
objective solutions tackle the supply side
of the "supply vs. demand" economic
equation. We need to do very little with
the demand side - price will take care of
that. Just look at how consumers of en-
ergy are adjusting to the present high
cost market. Consumers can't do much
about supply but they sure can affect de-
mand.
A couple of years ago during the So-
cial Security debate, an old friend said
that the authors of Social Security never
promised that we would get back all of
our payroll contributions. Oh contraire!
In the 1936 Social Security Pamphlet au-
thored by Ethyl Smith and given to every
American worker to explain social secu-
rity insurance, it said, "What you get
from the government plan will always be
more than you have paid in taxes and
usually more than you can get yourself
by putting away the same amount of
money each week in some other way" I
think Ethyl's crystal ball was a little
cloudy that day
I have a rationale for the Democrat
National Committee to exclude the re-
sults from the Michigan and Florida pri-
maries. Here goes: Michigan is really far
north so we can think of it as part of
Canada. Florida is a peninsula and only
one big earthquake away from becoming
an island. How'd I do?

One of my mentors, the late economist
Milton Friedman said, "One of the great
mistakes is to judge policies and pro-
grams by their intentions rather than
their results." A sage once said that the
road to (Hades) is paved with good inten-
tions. How true.


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growing gang problem,
we must give our law en-
forcement officers and
state prosecutors the
tools necessary to win
that battle," said Attor-
ney General Bill McCol-
lum. "This legislation
provides them with those
essential tools, and I ap-
preciate the commitment
the Legislature lias
demonstrated to keeping
our neighborhoods and
communities safer from
gangs and gang vio-
lence."
"I am pleased we have
been able to move signifi-
cant penalties to deter
gang violence and gang
crime," said Senator Jeff
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similar legislation
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gang members who
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"Gang violence is a
growing epidemic that
threatens the safety of
our communities," said
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AROUND MADISON COUNTY


Oveda VT.

Alderman
Oveda V.T. Alderman
died May 1, 2008, in the
Blue Springs Community
in Madison County.
Funeral services were
held at 2 p.m., Sunday, May
4, 2008. at the Lee First Bap-
tist Church with Rev.
Caron Harn and Rev. Gene
Stokes officiating. Burial
followed at Lee Memorial
Cemetery
The family. received
friends Saturday, from 6-8
p.m., at Beggs Funeral
Home.
He was born in Hami-
lton County on February 5,
1920, to the late Albert
Carlton, Alderman and
Viney McGinn Alderman.
He served his country
in World War II from
March 4, 1942 to August 22,
1945. He was involved in
battles and campaigns in
Guadalcanal, Northern
Solomons and the South-
ern Philippines. His mili-
tary specialty was heavy
machine gunner.
After returning from
the war, he started farming
in the Lee Community.
He was a member of
the Lee First Baptist
Church, and loved spend-
ing time with his family
and was an avid hunter
and fisherman.
Survivors include his
wife, Thetus Alderman of
Lee; a son, Larry and wife
Sheryl;'a g laughter," Vicki
Odom Elmore of White
Springs; one sister, Ber-
nice Bell of Lakeland; six
grandchildren, Alan Odom
and wife Deborah, Sean Al-
derman and wife Michelle,
Johnny Odom and wife
Mandy, Lori Alderman
Burdette and husband Jeff,
Richard Odom Elmore and
wife Lisa and Amanda
Bass; 12 great-grandchil-
dren, Josh Odom, Trent
Odom, Lily Odom, Eryn
Alderman, Camryn Alder-
man, Kaeli Burdette, Kit
Burdette, Jett Burdette, J.
J. Burdette, Angel Elmore,
Jesse Elmore and Sydney
Elmore; and a host of oth-
er relatives and friends.


Richard


Hugh Edward

Waller, Jr.
Hugh Edward Waller,
Jr., age 57, died Sunday,
May 4, 2008 in Kissimmee.
Funeral services will
be held Wednesday, May 7,
at Beggs Funeral Home at
11 a.m. Burial will follow
at Oakridge Cemetery
Visitation was held
Tuesday, May 6, from 6-8
p.m. at the Funeral Home.
He was born in Hahira,
Ga., to his parents Hugh
Edward Brown, Sr., and
Madge Simpson Waller on
January 4, 1951. He was a
graduate of Madison High
School as a Red Devil in
1969, and was a former
member of Faith Baptist
Church in Madison. He
served in the US Navy af-
ter he moved to Merritt Is-
land, before moving to St.
Cloud. He was a quality as-
surance inspector with
Lockhead Martin.
He is survived by his
mother, Madge Waller of
Madison; one daughter,
Lisa Ann Waller of
Decade, Ala.; three broth-
ers, Jimmy Waller (D.J.),
Glenn Waller (Lynn), and
Mike Waller (Anna); two
sisters, Barbara Dennis
(Brian), and Connie Fleet-
wood (Mark); a very spe-
cial friend, Jeannie
Whitaker of St. Cloud; and
a number of nieces and
nephews.
Beggs Funeral Home is
in charge of all arrange-
ments.


Brown
Richard Brown, age
80, passed away at his
home in Evergreen, Al-
abama on May 4, 2008.
Funeral services were
held Tuesday, May 6, at 1
p.m., at Evergreen Baptist
Church with burial at Mt.
Pleasant Cemetery
The family received
friends at Cope Funeral
Home on Monday, May 5,
from 6-9 p.m.
Mr. Brown was born
in Piava, Mississippi on
March 26, 1928. He was a
coach and headmaster at
Sparta Academy for near-
ly 30 years. Mr. Brown
was a basketball coach at
Alabama Southern for 10
years. He was also the
personnel director at
Georgia Pacific. On April
15, 2008, the state of Al-
abama House of Repre-
sentatives made a Resolu-
tion commending Coach
Brown upon the occasion
of his recognition by
Sparta Academy for his
many achievements dur-
ing a distinguished ca-
reer of 53 years in coach-
ing. He served his coun-
try from May 29, 1944 to
July 2, 1946 in the Navy
during World War II and
from August 19, 1950 to
May 18, 1952 in the Army
during the Korean War.
Mr. Brown is survived
by his wife, Kathryn
Brown, of Evergreen,
Ala.;. two sons, Wes
Brown, and Russ Brown
of Evergreen, Ala.;
daughters, Lisa Brown of
Titusville, Ala., and
Karen Layton of Ever-
green, Ala.; brothers,
Dale Brown (Janice), and
Earl Brown, both of Pen-
sacola; and eight grand-
children.
In lieu of flowers
please make donations to
the Pilots for Christ or
the Sparta Academy Ath-
letics.
Arrangements by
Cope Funeral Home of
Evergreen, Ala.


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May 7
The Tall Pines Club
will meet on Wednesday,
May 7, in the Mill Confer-
ence Room. Fried chick-
en will be furnished, you
may bring something to
go with the chicken.
Make plans, to attend for
good food, fun and fellow-
ship.
May 11
The New Bethel PB
Church family invites
everyone to come out and
celebrate, Mother's Day
Sunday, May 11, at 11
a.m. Minister Broderic
Roberson will be the
guest speaker for this
special occasion.
May 17
Back by popular de-
mand, Heirline and the
Reflectsons and David &
Rusty, will be in concert
Saturday, May 17, at Yogi
Bear's.Jellystone Park in
Madison. Admission is
free, however a love of-
fering will be received
during the concert. For
more information, please
call (850) 973-4622 or (850)
464-0114.
May 23
The legendary Naomi
and The Segos and the
Reflectsons will be in
concert at Macedonia
Baptist Church on Fri-
day evening, May 23, at 7
p.m. Admission is free,
however a love offering
will be received during
the concert. For more in-
formation, please call
(850) 973-4622 or (850) 464-
0114.
June 6
Award-winning quar-
tet Brian Free & Assur-
ance will be in concert
on Friday, June 6, at Yogi
Bear's Jellystone Park in
Madison, starting at 7:30
p.m. Brian Free is the
most award-winning
tenor singer in gospel
music and traveled with
the nation's number one
quartet, Gold City, for
over a decade. A $7 dona-
tion will be requested at
the door and a free-will
offering will be received
during the concert. For
more information, please
call (850) 973-4622 or (850)
464-0114.


I large can tomato sauce
(or 2 regular cans)l
1 can chili beans


cheese
Optional: sour cream for
topping


Need: 9" x 13" baking pan (I use pyrex)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Brown ground turkey, drain, stir in package of taco season-
ing and add a little water if too dry. Stir in can of refried
beans and set aside. In a large bowl mix together tomato
sauce and chili beans. Place 1/2 this mixture in bottom of
baking pan. Take a flour tortilla and put 1/6th of the meat
mixture down one side. Roll it up so that the filling is all in
the middle. Place in pan seam side down over tomato sauce.
Keep adding tortillas until pan is full. I can usually get 6
filled tortillas in the pan. Top with the remaining sauce.
Place in oven for about 15 to 20 minutes. Pull pan out and
put cheese on top, put back in oven for 5 to 10 minutes until
cheese is melted. Add a spoonful of sour cream to each roll
as a garnish if desired. Serves 6.
This is nice with a guacamole salad, garlic bread and key
lime pie for dessert!
For key lime pie, buy a jar of key lime juice (it is usually
next to the lemon juice in the juice section) and follow the
directions. Bon appetite!


In Loving Memory ...
Birthday: Ma, 10, 1924 - Died: July 9. 2007 ,

I Mrs. Annie Lue Monlyn
She is just away in a land of light
and peace, where warmth and love
abound and worldly difficulties
cease...
She is just away. but her
memory remains, and the
love she left within our hearts
will help to ease your pain.

Love, '
Marilyn Yotug, Mairlyn J. Mon- " " " ,
lyn. Ricky Young. Jr.. Annie










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offerings at the loss of our mother and grandmother. Also, many thanks to
Sheriff L.E. "Bummy" Williams, Chief Vern Clark, Sheriff Carson McCall
and also to the Sirmans Volunteer Fire Department.
y God bless and keep each and every one of us.
Sincerely,
Monroe, Joyce and Joe
-An extended thank you to Joe P Burns Funeral Home.
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1 can refried beans Ipackage taco seasoning
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Wednesday, May 7, 2008


AROUND MADISON COUNTY


Fundraiser Held For Steven Rusinko


. A fundraiser BBQ din-
ner was held to raise mon-
ey to help defray medical
expenses for Steven
Rusinko, a student at Madi-
son County High School.
Steven had a severe
dirt bike accident and was
hospitalized at Tallahassee
Memorial Hospital in in-
tensive care for over three
weeks. He had numerous
surgeries and treatments
for his injuries. He is at
home now, beginning to
catch up on his school work


with the help of a home-
bound teacher. He contin-
ues to make progress and
was to attend the benefit
BBQ dinner for a few
hours. Steven has continu-
ing follow-up visits to the
doctors, and the benefit
dinner will help with ap-
pointments and travel ex-
penses. Over $2,300 was
raised.
The dinner was, sup-
ported by many area
churches and friends. First
Baptist Church furnished


plates and paper goods.
First United Methodist
Church furnished the slaw.
Fellowship Baptist Church
furnished desserts. Lee
United Methodist donated
baked beans, Macedonia
Baptist Church furnished
the bread, and the Welch
family and Searcy Realty
and Appraisals along with
the MCHS FFA provided the
meat. A special thanks goes
to Lynn Brown, Julie
Maultsby, Wanda Hodnett
and the JV softball team for


selling dinners. The grilling
experts were Steven and
Todd Richardson, Steven
Williams, and Rusty Smith.
The Lee Volunteer Fire
Department provided the.
tent and helped to prepare
the dinners. Madison Coun-
ty Community Bank adver-
tised the dinner on the bank
sign, and the new Citizen's'
State Bank set up an ac-
count for further donations.
Steven was honored as
the Lee Junior Volunteer
Firefighter of the Year at


the Lee Day festivities, He
has played baseball at
MCHS. Steven and his dad,
Mark, would like to ex-
press their thanks to the
community for helping
them during this difficult
time.' They feel blessed to
live in such a caring com-
.munity.
An account has been
set up at the Citizens State
Bank. Donations are still
welcomed and can be made
to the "Steven Rusinko Ac-
cident Fund.


Luring Babies The High-Tech Way


By Tyrra B Meserve-
Greene Publishing Inc.
The amount of chil-
dren exposed to and in-
volved in child pornogra-
phy today is staggering. A
number of recent studies
done on the subject show
how unprotected children
are when it comes to sexu-
al exposure and encoun-
ters via the Internet. As
the World Wide Web
grows, so does its ability
to leave society's greatest
asset vulnerable to preda-
tors seeking more anony-
mous ways of luring un-
suspecting prey Opening
the channels to personal
information and creating
the ability to contact with
the simple click of a but-
ton, the modern pedophile
may have just found the
perfect way to meet his
mark.
Through a series of
successful campaigns
,,iyg&e.d by law,efrpe*,gent
.agencies. by ,t mid-
1980's, traffickj` g ii child
pornography within the
United States had been al-
most completely eradicat-
ed causing child pornog-
raphers to become isolat-
ed, hunted individuals.
Production and reproduc-
tion of child abuse images
was not only difficult, but
expensive as well. Anony-
mous distribution or re-
ceipt of such material was
nearly impossible, mak-
ing it difficult for pe-


dophiles to either find or
interact with each other.
Then, along came the
advancement of technolo-
gy, combined with the
widespread use of the In-
ternet and all that
changed. Now, computers
and their link to the Inter-
net are everywhere, from
boardrooms to class-
rooms, kitchens to coffee
shops and everywhere in
between. With technologi-
cal ease, child pornogra-
phers are able to produce
and distribute these im-
ages inexpensively and
without fear of being
traced by authorities.
Child pornography has
now become profitable,
and it is no longer limited
to only pedophiles. In a re-
cent study of prison in-
mates convicted of posses-
sion of child pornography,
85 percent of those in-
mates had also committed
acts of sexual ,,abuse,,
against minors. While ber-..
cause of their reticent na-
ture, it impossible to ob-
tain accurate data, the in-
formation at hand sug-
gests that a significant
number of Internet child
pornography offenders
may in all actuality be un-
detected child molesters.
The estimated num-
bers of children world-
wide involved in child
pornography, of all ages
including infants, range
from the thousands to


hundreds of thousands
and those numbers are in-
creasing at an alarming
rate. It has been estimated
that 90 percent of 8 to 16
year olds have been ex-
posed to pornography on-
line, most while doing
homework. More frighten-
ing is the fact that approx-
imately 1 in 3 youths have
received sexual solicita-
tion on line, 89 percent of
those made in chat rooms.
29 percent of. children 7 to
17 years of age studied
would freely give out their
home address on line.
With over 100,000 illegal
websites offing child
pornography, many of
those linked to common
children's character name
links, those numbers con-
tinue to climb.
Although the mere
viewing of child pornog-
raphy is considered to be
a victimless crime by
�ppe, it i�,eSpetialtq re-
alize; that.the production
of such ifiterial involves
the abuse and exploita-
tion of those children,
thus, no longer victim-
less.
In an effort to curb the
damage done to children
who accidentally stumble
onto these websites, many
internet companies and
providers have therefore
responded to concerns by
providing free blockers
that filter sites parents
would consider unaccept-


Madison seems to be
full of reunions this
time of the-year and the
Class of 1958 joins the
ranks of the notables de-
scending on the old
town.. This s the 50 year
reunion for this particu,
lar cl ss and comes only.
once in a lifetime. Inter-
est ftom the graduating
stildents has been lively
and many are committed
to coming.
- The festivities begin
on Friday, May 16, with a
gathering at the home of
graduate Faye Terry
Broeing and her hus-
band Judge Edwin
BroWning. The group
will having lunch at
Ken's Bar-B-Q,to re-
mind everyone of just
where they came from.
Oi Saturday, there
will be a banquet and
program at-Divine
-Events. The class con-
sistid'of 64i~p duatoi(j7to

Also invited are 21 stnaf
delitv'who attended
school but did not gradu-
ate: 'Ahd 7 of the teach-
ers during the years this
class attended school are
^si - "ling and 4 are ex-.
pctetd to attend:
. This i a-huge ac-
co~ippshment for all of.
.thegriaduates of the ,-
Class of 1958 and the tfes-
tivties are sure tobeex-
c.in ,and enighitenng.
. :Evelym Giessand,
Jani Bell I~ewey -orked
tre t6eigather allof
the iames, addresses
and telephone numbers
of th.elas. ",.
Ie. Ilf.be infileld .
wee ielforthe gradu-
ate 1i el'ld' -

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Department of Chi
and Families will be re
ing Child Protective In
nation staff from Gree.
to Madison and closing
office in Greenville. Th


Relocating Staff
ldren day the Greenville office will part
locat- be open is Friday, May 16. questi
ivesti- This step will co-locate 800-34
nville all Department staff work- quest
g the ing in Madison and Taylor nomic
e last Counties in Madison. AC- or Med
CESS staff who determine use th
eligibility for economic line: 1
)P benefits, Child Protective
Investigators, Adult Protec-
tive Investigators, Chil-
dren's Legal Services staff,
and Child Care Licensing
staff will be at the service
center at 757 SW Range
Street, Madison.
Citizens in both Taylor
and Madison Counties are
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able.
Though these blockers
are not 100 percent effec-
tive against all question-
able material and a savvy
youth can find a way
around, they still offer a
strong barrier between
youth and predators. Any-
one interested in learning
more as to which blockers
are best, please contact
their Internet provider
for a list of compatible
blockers.
As always, the best de-
fense is a good offense for
parents with young Inter-
net users. Parents should
always keep the lines of
communication open and
talk to their children
about their Internet use
and on line chatting. Keep
children safe by supervis-
ing their Internet usage
and discussing which
sites are approved and
which are off limits. Do
not let young children surf
the web with out prior
permission and always
watch any interaction be-
tween children and
strangers in chat rooms.
Let children know that
who someone is online is
not necessarily who they
are in reality. Also, re-
mind children that infor-
mation given out on the
net is not always safe and
it is not a good idea to give
out such vitals as home
addresses and phone num-
bers to someone they meet


online.
Perhaps most impor-
tantly, let children know
that if they are ap-
proached by a stranger, on
line that makes suggestive
remarks or in any way
makes them feel uncom-
fortable, report it to an
adult immediately and
never allow the child to
meet someone alone that
they met on line.
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Continued Speculation May Prove Devastating


By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
. Oil is approaching $120 a barrel. The rapid rise
in prices and its translation into record gas prices is
leaving consumers uneasy and clamoring collapse.
Analysts have opinions and producers have defenses
regarding the reasons, but one thing is absolutely
guaranteed; what goes up must come down. Unfor-
tunately, the rise-and fall may be far more devastat-
ing than the annoyance of adjusting driving habits.
Long before oil prices come down, however, the
American economy may come down instead, and if
history is any guide, it may do so with little or no
warning.
So, what are the reasons for the record highs?
Rocketing demand in China and India, the limited
capacity of U.S. refineries and fears about produc-
tion in Nigeria or Angola or Iraq or some other oil-
producing state are commonly named contributors.
Last month, it was tension between Venezuela
and Colombia and the U.S. Labor Department's re-
port that 63,000 American jobs were lost in Febru-


ary. The former, it' was construed, might affect
Venezuela's exports while the latter would add pres-
sure for more U.S. interest rate cuts, which would
then further weaken the dollar and result in in-
vestors turning even more to oil as a safe haven.
In other words, it is all speculation based on yet
more speculation. No one, for example, can accu-
rately predict medium-range or long-range Chinese
demand. In fact; not even the Chinese know. They
are quite candid about it, although they have also
said that in the short run, demand is well within
the producer's capacity to supply.
Therefore, it is not the wholesale or retail mar-
ket that is forcing prices up; it is dealers and specu-
lators. Again, demand is not outpacing supply. No
one can be left with any doubt about that fact after
last month's meeting of the Organization of the Pe-
troleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), where de-
spite international pressure to increase production
in order to bring down prices, the organization re-
fused on the grounds that there is no demand for ex-
tra oil. "The market continues to be well supplied,"


it says.
The speculators are still not listening to con-
sumers or even producers who are aggressively pro-
moting the fact that today's prices are not good for
them either. Faced with rising pump prices, Amer-
icans now car pool, question whether a particular
journey is necessary, and are spurred to buy hybrid
cars. And it is not just Americans buying hybrids.
Anyone thinking the Chinese and the Indians are
going to stick with expensive all-petrol vehicles
should reconsider. Put everything together and
what we see is supply actually outstripping de-
mand.
Based on speculation alone, it is inevitable that
prices will and must fall. Sooner or later, market
forces will return to center.stage. When they do,
and from what OPEC is saying about current de-
mand, it could be sooner rather than later and it
will surely mean burned fingers for investors who
bet on present sky-high prices.
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michael(,g'reenepublishine.com.


How Oil Markets Work, And Why


By Michael Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
With soaring gas prices, more and more people are
now asking, "Why?" The answer is admittedly a bit
deep, but not so much considering the huge impact
and outcry it is producing. The following and a com-
panion piece titled Continued Speculation May Prove
Devastating are a basic response to the question.
Several key factors influence the global oil mar-
ket, including the types of crude oil, the players in the
oil market, supply and demand for crude oil, and the
price of oil. All have a direct impact on the prices con-
sumers pay for gasoline, diesel fuel and other oil-
based products.
Crude Oil Types
Crude oil is arguably the world's most important
and actively traded commodity. Oil trades in a world
market, and is bought and sold in relation to global
prices. Because there are many different varieties
and grades of crude oil, buyers and sellers have found
it easier to refer to a limited number of them for ref-
erence, or to "benchmark," crude oils. Other varieties
are then priced at a discount or premium, according
to how their quality compares to that of the bench-
mark.
The type of crude oil that is used as a benchmark
in North America is West Texas Intermediate (WTI)
oil, which is a light, sweet (low sulfur) crude. This is
the price that is usually quoted in newspaper articles.
Light sweet crude oils sell at higher prices than heavy
sour (high sulfur) crudes, which are more difficult
and expensive to refine and yield less of the more
valuable oil products such as gasoline and jet fuel.
The Players
Oil Producers
There is a great deal of concentration in the world
oil industry: just ten companies control 68 percent of
the world's proven oil reserves. Nine of the ten
biggest oil reserve holders are state-owned National
Oil Companies (NOCs). Many of these were formerly
private sector companies that were nationalized in
the 1970s. Eight of the ten largest oil producers in the
world are NOCs. The others are large integrated pri-
vate sector energy companies.
World's Top 10 Crude Oil Producers
Since 1960 the Organization of Petroleum Export-
ing Countries (OPEC) has significantly influenced the
world oil market. The stated goal of OPEC is to stabi-
lize oil prices by adjusting their production levels and
influencing the world's oil supply and demand bal-
ance. There are currently eleven members of OPEC,
most of which are located in the Middle East and
Africa. OPEC countries control close to 70 percent of
the world's proven oil reserves and in 2005 accounted
for about 41 percent of the world's supply of oil.
Canada holds the second largest oil reserves in
the world, with over 178 billion barrels of oil. Over
the next decade, Canada's importance as a leading oil
producer is expected to increase, as oil sands produc-
tion is projected to triple. Other key non-OPEC pro-
ducers include: Russia, the United States, Mexico,
China and Norway.
World's Top 10 Crude Oil Reserve Holders
Oil Consumers
Oil refineries are the primary users of oil. They


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such as gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and home heating oil.
The refining industry's need for crude oil is driven by
the demand for these products. The main consumers
of oil continue to be the industrialized countries of
the Organization for Economic Cooperation and De-
velopment (OECD), particularly the United States,
Europe and Japan, which together consume about
half of the world's annual oil output. However, con-
sumption in emerging market regions is expanding at
a faster pace (especially in China) as these markets
grow rapidly and their use of energy in transporta-
tion, industry and residential sectors expands. The
transportation sector accounts for about two-thirds of
the oil used in the world and for about half of the oil
consumed in the United States.
Oil Traders
Oil is a commodity that is widely traded around
the world. Similar to other commodities, like coffee
and soybeans, oil attracts investors who see an oppor-
tunity to -make money by speculating on its price
volatility. These traders are not generally involved in
the actual production or use of oil - they buy and sell
paper contracts, not actual oil - but can often have a
significant influence on market prices.
Oil Supply and Demand
The price of oil has traditionally been determined
by how closely supply matched demand. When there
is more supply than consumers want, they can shop
around for the best price leading to lower prices. If
demand is higher than the amount available, con-
sumers will compete with each other, bidding for the
supplies they need driving prices up. However, it is
not only the current supply/demand balance that de-
termines market prices. Buyers and sellers also fac-
tor in what they expect will happen to prices in the fu-
ture. If buyers think that supply might be lower in a
few weeks or months and the price could go up, they
will want to stockpile some oil now and might even be
willing to pay a premium today to protect against a
higher price in the future.. Similarly, if buyers think
that the supply of oil will increase in the future or
that the price can be expected to decline soon, they
will delay their purchases as long as possible or de-
mand a discount on the price.
Crude Oil Prices
The price of oil is set in the global marketplace.
Oil is traded widely all around the world and can
move from one market to another easily by ship,
pipeline or barge. Therefore, the market is worldwide
and the supply/demand balance determines the price
for crude oil all around the world. If there is a short-
age of oil in one part of the world, prices will rise in
that market to attract supplies from other markets un-
til supply and demand are in balance. If there is a
surplus in a region and the price drops, buyers will
soon be drawn to that market. This explains why
crude oil prices are similar all around the world.
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crude oil to that market and the quality differences
between the various types of oil. The global nature of
the market also. explains why events anywhere in the
world will affect oil prices in every market.
Crude Oil Price Comparison
In addition to all of the actual barrels of oil that
are traded, there is a second market that trades in
"paper" barrels. This simply indicates that oil is
traded on "paper" based on a perceived monetary val-
ue of oil and there is not usually a physical exchange
of the product. The two key markets where paper'bar-
rels of oil are bought and sold are in New York, on the
NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange), and in
London on the IPE (International Petroleum Ex-
change). In these futures markets, paper contracts for
oil are bought and sold based on the expected market
conditions in the coming months, or even years.
There are'two types of buyers and sellers in the
futures market: those that are actual producers or
users of crude oil and those who buy futures con-
tracts as an investment, without any intention of ever
taking possession of the actual crude oil. The first
group use the futures market to protect themselves
from price volatility by locking in either their costs or
their revenue. The second group is investors who can
make money by correctly guessing whether prices
will increase or decrease in the future.
In the spot or cash market, oil is bought and sold
for cash and delivered immediately. The current spot
price for oil is influenced by the futures market price
however, because the futures price represents the
market's collective view, at a given point in time, of
where prices may be headed. According to many ex-
perts, it is in this arena that current rising prices are
being driven in a manner more intense and substan-
tial than any period to date.
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At price no man may dare
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- Helen Hunt Jackson
Mother's Day, the second Sunday of May, falls this
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Lindsey Day, Stephanie Dobson, Prateen Patel,
Ramsey Revell, Hannah Sorensen
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HEALTH & NUTRITION
ttrinIThe-Bid-Born


Battling The Bird-Borne



'Bugs' Of Summer


The return of songbirds and robins
on the lawn - for many, these sights sig-
nal the arrival of the many joys of sum-
mer. The truth is, however, that the birds
of summer really bug a lot of people - lit-
erally Summer is also the season of West
Nile Virus and more than 60 illnesses as-
sociated with birds and their droppings.


In 2007, there were 3,623 cases of West
Nile Virus in the United States, 124 of
them fatal, according to the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention. The
CDC also says there were 19,931 reported
cases of Lyme Disease nationally in 2006.
,Both diseases can be debilitating and
deadly - and are associated with trans-
mission by birds.
Health officials recommend special
vigilance and preventative measures in
order to ensure you and your family en-
joy a healthy and safe summer.
That means keeping birds and their
droppings - and the illnesses they may\
potentially carry - away from where you
live, work and play.
"There is no single solution for pro-
tecting yourself from bird-borne illness-
es. Rather, you need to address the issue
on multiple levels - managing both the
source and the symptoms .of the prob-.
lem," says Mona Zemsky a technician
and pest control expert with Bird-X, 'a
Chicago-based company that specializes
in humane pest control products.
First, advises Zemsky, realize that
keeping birds off your buildings, out of
your garden and off your lawn doesn't
mean you're anti-environment. You can
protect your domain without harming
the birds or the environment by using
non-lethal, non-chemical, natural man-
agement techniques. "No one wants to
harm the birds," she says. "And killing
them is actually counter-productive. You
just create a void that more birds will
move into. A better, more effective ap-
proach is to convince birds that a loca-
tion is unsafe or undesirable. They'll
move along and other birds will get the
message to stay away, too."
To address the source of the problem,
discourage birds from roosting around


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your property, make food sources un-
palatable and convince fowl visitors that
your home is a less than hospitable place.
Roost inhibitors like Bird Spikes or
BirdNet create a physical barrier that
prevents birds from settling on potential
roosting or nesting spots. Neither prod-
uct will harm the birds, and both are easy
for homeowners to install in a variety of
locations, such as rooftops, ledges and
window sills.
"Another route of attack is to elimi-
nate birds' food source," Zemsky says.
While removing your lawn isn't a practi-
cal option for ridding yourself of Canada
Geese or other ground-favoring birds,
you can make the grass taste so bad the
birds will look to dine elsewhere. Prod-
ucts that use a food-grade extract made
from Concord grapes are particularly ef-
fective. Completely biodegradable and
safe for use in close proximity to people,
the compound, methyl anthranilate, has
been.used to flavor grape soda, candy and
gum for decades.
Finally, you need to convince birds
that your property isn't a safe, peaceful
place for them, Zemsky advises.
Sight and sound deterrents work well
to disquiet and drive off feathered in-
vaders. Effective visual devices also in-
corporate motion, such as large spheres
with holographic surfaces that mimic
movement or Irri-Tape, iridescent foil
strips that can be hung from any surface,
such as tree limbs or roof overhangs,
which move in the wind and glisten to
create an unsettling environment.
Sonic and ultrasonic devices use
sound - both audible and inaudible to hu-
mans - to upset birds. Bird-X has long
marketed a programmable sonic device,
the Bird X-peller PRO, that plays back ac-
tual distress calls of several bird species,
and sounds made by predators looking
for food. The Ultrason X ultrasonic de-
vic- is inaudible to humans but works
well in large, open outdoor areas.


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To learn more about effective, envi-
ronmentally safe, non-lethal bird control
methods, visit www.Bird-X.com or call
(800) 662-5021.


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ACER CENTER
SOUTH GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER


For the millions of Americans who suffer
from asthma aid allergies, a dust-free home
may be just what the doctor ordered. As aller-
gy season approaches, it is a good time to put
dusting on top of your cleaning checklist.
Here are some tips for allergy-proofing your
home from board-certified physician, and au-
thor of 'Allergies & Asthma for Dummies,"
Dr. William E. Berger.
"House dust is one of the most prevalent
- and unavoidable - allergy triggers in any
home," says Dr. Berger. "Since you can't con-
trol the allergens outside your home, dusting
is just one of the several easy steps you can
take to allergy-proof the inside."
Don't S eep on It
You are not the only one who loves your
bed; so do dust mites. In fact, an average bed
contains 2 million dust mites, which means
it's possible to breathe in significant amounts
of allergens while sleeping. However, a few
Simple steps can be taken to. ensure those
mites are not sleeping in your bed.
* Cover all mattresses and pillows with
zippered, dust-proof covers. Choose a materi-
al, like plastic, vinyl or fabrics, with pores too
small to allow dust mites through.
* Wash bed sheets and blankets every
week in hot water - at least 130 degrees F - to
kill dust mites.
Don't Sit on It
Dusting furniture alone will not elimi-
nate dust and pet dander Some products,
such as feather dusters or dusting cloths, sim-
ply stir up dust in the air instead of eliminat-
ing the allergens within dust and pet dander
* Use a product that contains allergen
trappers. Pledge Furniture Polish removes
up to 84 percent of allergens from dust mites
and pet dander found in dust.
* If you have severe allergies, avoid furni-
ture made from upholstery Instead choose


wood, plastic, vinyl or leather furniture; these
materials are easier to clean than fabric.
Don't Touch it
Certain places in the home can be a
breeding ground for dust mites and pet dan-
der Making smart choices when picking fur-
niture and household accessories can make a
difference for allergy sufferers.


* Pet dander is more easily collected in
carpeting and thick rugs. To help make aller-
gy-proofing easier, choose bare floors over
carpeting where you can use cleaning prod-
ucts to pick up and remove allergens from pet
dander. Using a vacuum with a HEPA filter at
least once a week is an alternative option.
* Allergy sufferers should avoid curtains
and instead opt for shades or blinds that are
easy to dean.
Go to www.pledge.com to learn more
about allergen-reducing Pledge products and
for more tips on reducing allergens in your
home.


Roderick Shaw, iII, DMD,


MAGD Elected Vice President


of State Dental Academy
Madison dentist, Rod- Dr. Shaw is a Florida First United Methodist
erick Shaw, III, DMD, a native, born in Tallahas- Church.
Master of the Academy of see, graduated from He enjoys boating, wa-
General Dentistry, was in- Auburn University and ter activities, and living
stalled as Vice-President later the University of in North Florida. Dr
of the 1,800 member Florida College of Den- Shaw is Madison's newest
Florida Academy of Gen- tistry Dr Shaw has lived columnist with the week-
eral Dentistry at the state in Madison for 16 years. ly newspaper column
meeting. Shaw will serve He and his wife, Kathleen, "Ask the Dentist" fea-
for the next four years in have two children, and tured in today's paper. He
the offices of Vice-Presi- they are members of welcomes your questions.


dent, President-Elect,
President and Immediate
Past President.
The Florida Academy
of General Dentistry is a
Constituent of the nation-
al Academy of General
Dentistry. The mission of
the Florida Academy of
General Dentistry is to
serve as an advocate for
General Dentists and the
Public by promoting im-
proved delivery of patient
care by fostering continu-
ing education and to in-
crease .public awareness
,of quality dentistry and
those who provide it
throughout the State of
Florida. The Academy is
the sole advocate for Gen-
eral Dentists, and repre-
sents their interest at the
local, state and national
levels.
In addition to serving
as Vice-President, Dr.
Shaw also chairs the
FLAGD Constitution and
Bylaws Council, and sits
on the Legislative and
Governmental Matters
Council and the Continu-
ing Education Council
which is the committee
which approves continu-
ing education courses.
He has served on the
FLAGD Board for the past
three years before being
elected to the office of
Vice-President. He was
one of three Delegates at
large representing Flori-
da Dentists at the Nation-
al AGD convention for the
past two years.


questionn: What age should I bring my child for
r first dental checkup?

Answer: We like to start early with children so we
can catch little problems and avert many bigger
problems later on. An ounce of prevention definitely
applies to children's teeth. We encourage parents to
get their children used to the dental office. Bring the
child in for the parent's dental cleaning visits. It gives
the child a chance to "ride in the chair like an
astronaut." It also gives the dentist a chance to look
for "baby bottle" tooth decay. Early decay can do
significant damage to the teeth by age two. The main
culprit is putting a child to bed with a bottle full of
juice. Babies certainly'like their bottle to sleep with.
If the baby wants to sleep with a bottle make sure the
drink does not have sugar which will rot the teeth. No
punch drink (sucrose), no fruit juice (fructose), no
milk (lactose). Place either water or a sugar free drink
in the bottle. It makes a big difference in the health of
their teeth. When the child gets older we bring the
child in for their own appointment to polish their teeth
as young as 3 years of age.

V Roderick K Shaw III, DMD
Let us feature your questions. Contact us at
(850) 250-5964 or rkshaw@embarqmail.com
Askthe Dentist is devoted to answering your
questions about the Art and Science of
Dentistry.
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NATIONAL NURSES WEEK




A History Of The Madison County


rour Hometown Hospic
Licensed Since 1983


School Health


In the early years of
School Health, prior to 1991,
only one registered nurse
employed by Madison
County School District and
one registered nurse em-
ployed by, Madison County
Health Department provid-
ed services to all the public
schools in the county These


nurses traveled to all the
schools on a weekly basis.
On many occasions stu-
dents had to be sent home
with minor illnesses if the
nurses were not in their
schools clinic to assist
them. The realization that
something had to be done
was apparent and the op-


portunity to do so was ap-
proaching.
In 1991, the Madison
County Health Department
applied for and was award-
ed two grants: a SHIP
(School Health Improve-
ment Plan for Greenville El-
ementary and Middle
Schools) and a Locally De-


signed Progran
other schools (]
Madison Prima
Middle and Ma
School). All sc
staffed with the
these two gran
vices were e:
teaching class
hand-washing,
nutrition, phys
anti-bullying,
character-build
setting, safety
other topics re
dent well-being
ents have the
that their chil
the assistance
staff member
school clinic t
needs as they
outcome from


National Nurses Week
is May 6-12


850/973-8131 or toll-free 24 hours a day 800/772-5862
225 SW Smith Street, Madison . www.bigbendhospice.org


Dottie Leslein.RN, Directornoordinator
Robin Blanton, RN, Risk Manager * Mary O'Quinn, LPN, Staffing Coordinator
Faye Hall, LPN Shenita Lee, LPN Barbara Miller, LPN
Gail Henderson, LPN Sandra Llvingston, LPN Sarah Purvis, RN
SLateshia Henderson, LPN Connie Marston, LPN CheriseThigpen, LPN
Barbara Hughes, LPN Kathleen Mick, LPN MaryVan Alstine, LPN
LaShaun Hunter, LPN Tract Micel, LPN Jane Wells, LPN
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U.S. Hwy 90 East
P.O. Box 445
Greenville, FL
32331


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Phone
850-948-4601
Fax:
850-948-1702


Lake Park Of Madison Salutes All Nurses

During National Nurses Week

Thn s for0Your CompasioHrdw r, n eication!


Program
a to staff all was so overwhelmingly
Lee, Pinetta, successful that the funding
ary, Madison is now legislatively appro-
adison High priated into comprehensive
schools were School Health funds. Absti-
e funds from nence education grants
ts.. Our ser- have been awarded for the
expanded to past three years to assist in
3es such as decreasing the teen preg-
dental care, nancy rate.
ical activity, The goals for our clin-
self-esteem, ,ics were to be able to triage
ding, goal students, provide minor
issues and first aide, give physician or-
lated to stu- dered medications, and re-
. Now par- turn the students to the
assurance classroom. For the School.
d will have Year 2006-2007, 92% of the
of a trained Clinic visits resulted in the
r in each student's ability to return
:o meet the
arise. The
the grants'


MARYELLEN JORDAN


BONNIE WEBB


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to the classroom to finish
the school day. From this
percentage, our goals are
being met. Many schools
throughout the country do
not have staffed clinics but
in Madison, we have a
School Health Team that
puts the welfare of the stu-
dents first and provides
them with the care they
need at the time it is need-
ed. The successes of our
program can be attributed
to the dedicated staff and
the strong partnership be-
tween the Madison County
Health Department and the
Madison County School
District.


Jearlean Abia - Okon,. LPN
Deloris Alexander, LPN
Lavonte Alexander, LPN
Retteletta Alexander, LPN
Hope Black, LPN
Tanya Boyd, LPN
Phyllis Branch, LPN
Ann Demoss, LPN
Yvonne Fox, LPN
Frankie Mathis, LPN
Kay McCarley, LPN
Pam McFarland, LPN
Amanda Mercer, LPN
Stacie Phillips, LPN
Tonya Reddick, LPN
Kimbley, Stanley, LPN
Theda Stewart, LPN


Laura Storey, LPN
Yvonne Tapio, LPN
Gloria Thomas, LPN
Mary Walker, LPN
Sondra Wallace, LPN
Helen Webb, LPN
James Wetmore, LPN
Ronda Garner, LPN, Unit Manager
Josh Newsome, LPN, Unit Manager
Kelli Croft, LPN, MDS Coordinator
Melanie Seago, LPN,
Wound Care/Treatment Nurse
Connie Walker, RN,
MDS Coordinator
Kathy Fields, RN
Patsy Richards, RN
Dale Wetmore, RN


MADISON NURSING CENTER would like to recognize our wonderful
Nursing Dept. for the compassion, healing touch, motivation, and loving
kindness, not only for the Residents, but family, friends and fellow Em-
ployees. They are indeed home, when they are needed here at Madison
Nursing Center.


PEGGY POWERS, RN
Director Of Nursing


Lurline Brown, RN
Rosanna Dela Cruz, RN
Christine Adderly, LPN
Jannas Akins, LPN
Shamika Austin, LPN
Terry Bearden, LPN "
Debra Boatman, LPN
Jennifer Brown, LPN


RAMONA HART, RN
MDS/Care Plan Coordinator


Juanita. Butler, LPN ,..
Mary Butler,-LPN - .'
Donna bavisl, I .
DeShala Frazier; LPN
Josephine Gerardi, LPN
Pat Glee, LPN
Lateisha Henderson, LP'N


SJames Irvin, LPN
SPauline King, LPN
SRegina Laster, LPN
Karla Milton, LPN
Eula.Mitchell, LPN
Montollis Roberson, LPN
April Williams, LPN


S adison 2Vursing Center
Professional Rehabilitation And Skilled Nursing Facility
2481 W. US 90 * Madison, FL* 850-973-4880 * Fax 850-973-2667


ig Bend Hospice Salutes O ,
Caring and Compassionate Nurs,:

Thank You to Our 137 Local Nurses for Guiding~t i,
Patients and Families on Life's Final Journey.


Madison County

Health Department


218 SW Third Ave. * Madison, FL
850-973-5000


Peggy Hamilton, RN, Director of Nursing
Karen Williams, RN, Asst. Director of Nursing
Aires Pina, RN, BSN, Asst. Director of Nursing
Roberta Agner, RN, BSN, Administrator








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Wednesday, May 7, 2008


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Jamie Willoughby
- . Coordinator
973-6495


Animal Control Coordinator



Building Community Cooperation


By Michael'Curtis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Jamie Willoughby who performs the official side of
Animal Control in Madison County has a distinct love of
animals that is always kept in perspective with the needs of
the residents he serves.
"It's important that residents work together so we can
effectively control the pet population and keep our streets
safe. As the Animal Control Coordinator, I'll continue to
work hard to meet the demands placed on the department.
Last year alone, I picked up over 1100 animals," Willough-
by said.
The manner in which Willoughby goes about his work
may be positively surprising to some given the image con-
jured up when the name Animal Control arises. Affection-
ately called "Ace Ventura" by associates who know his
work, Willoughby uses a very calm and creative approach
to collecting animals.
"The key is to approach the animal calmly and
treat them well. Even though most of our animals are sub-
ject to euthanasia, they're treated well from the time we get


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Madison County Animal Control Coordinator Jamie
Willoughby is dedicated to serving the county and hopes
residents will work as a community.


them until then. Our adoption rate last year increased to
six percent and even though that may sound small, it rep-
resents a lot of animals," Willoughby noted.
Over 500 of Willoughby's pick-ups last year were own-
er giveaways. In addition to domestic animal collections,
which included 428 cats alone, Willoughby picked up eight
goats, a horse, twenty bulldogs believed to be from a dog-
fighting ring, and an alligator. And as if that wasn't
enough, a Nile monitor lizard and a Burmese python we're
also assigned to him.
To raise awareness and deliver services more effective-
ly Willoughby continues to seek community involvement.
"Anybody can call us anytime and we'll come get the ani-
mal as soon as humanly possible. There's no need to aban-
don them on old dirt roads or drop them over fences for fear
of consequences. The animal is always handled humanely
and I always look for the best option," Willoughby added.
The Madison County Animal Control phone number is
(850) 973-6495.
Staff Writer Michael Curtis can be reached by e-mail at
michael@greenepublishing.com.


CWhy )Dogsg


By Tyrra B Meserve
Greene Publishing, Inc.
An owner knows his dog's favorite
food, which mirror works best in the bird-
cage, how long the hamster has been hid-
ing underneath the sofa and which canned
cat food makes Fluffy urpy From their dai-
ly walk' schedule to which chew toy has
lasted the longest, the family pet is as cher-
ished as any other member of the house-
hold, with his thoughts and moods taken
into account anytime date nights or vaca-
tions are being considered. It is all the lit-
tle quirks that make Fido tick, though,
that are now being studied by scientists.
For every unique character trait that
makes Tweety a one of a kind chirper,
there are several remaining that have been
passed down by her ancestors. Boys will be
boys, dogs will be dogs and gerbils will be
gerbils, the question is, what makes them
do what they do.
Driven by a force he probably doesn't
realize himself, as soon as he has that T-
Bone left over from last night's grill
gripped firmly in his jaws, Fido's out in
the backyard, digging a trench to deposit
his prize in. Annoying? Maybe., Heredi-
tary? Definitely Wild ancestors to today's
dog often buried their food as a means of
preservation. When an animal was killed,
that was too big to eat all at once or in cas-
es of abundance and surplus of food, the
wild dog relatives would bury this food to
preserve it, hopefully protecting it from
other predators, and reserving leftovers,


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enough to sustain them during leaner
times,,The termiscalled "caching"'and is
used as a means for ma y.'wild animals to
hoard supplies from others; squirrels rely
on the same food protection. Though to-
day's family dog will most likely never ex-
perience the extreme hunger that lead his
ancestors to bury reserves, he will, none
the less, still be driven to bury his choice
bone.
Fluffy has been presented with a
brand spanking new scratching post that
has bells, whistles, chirps, and all the
hoopla that should take the aloof right out
of that cat since it set the household bud-
get back at least sixty-bucks. Yet, there she
is, happier than a pig in slop, bouncing and
bustling in the box that it came in, shred-
ding it to oblivion before so much as a
glance back at the post provided. Contrary
to automatic reaction, Fluffy has not done
this as a personal affront to her owners. In
all actuality, Fluffy will scratch just about
anything, and not to be destructive, either.
To cats,.this is a perfect way to communi-
cate. Research on cat behavior suggests
that the primary reason cats scratch
everything they can get their claws into is
not only the scratching itself, but the fact
that cats have scent glands in their paws.
Each time they make scratching move-
ments, they leave odor cues that other cats
can smell. The incessant scratching is
Fluffy's way of letting Mom and Dad know
where she's been and what she's been up
to. Once she's let everyone know how


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much she enjoyed the box and that she
welcomesit as er:.owu, then she might get
around to playing:with what was inside. ':
Described as moody by some and play-
ful by others, a bird's body language can


tell a lot about a person's fair feathered
friend. A simply wave of the beak can be
the clue as to what Tweety wants and
needs before it comes down to a whole
bunch of squaking. It is common, for in-
stance, to see a bird wipe its beak after a
meal. What she means when there's no
food around is something else entirely.
Some birds wipe their beak as a way to
mark territory but to many others, it's a
way to find a mate. One need only to
watch, if the wiping is accompanied by a
relaxed body, head down, wings out, she's
trying to get attention. If its bobbing, she


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wants a pet.
It is said thatif .two Bettas, or Siamese
Fighting fish, are put in: a bowl together,
there can be only one and the strongest
will survive.
"It's a male aggression thing," stated
Liz Harris of Creatures Featured Pet
Shop.
For the most part, this is exactly true,
however, individual females also demon-
strate a wide range in levels of aggres-
sion. In the wild, contrary to popular be-
lief, male Bettas do not fight to the death,
only until there is a clear victor. It is only
when confined to a tank that the loser fish
does not have a chance for retreat and the
stronger male will continue his attack un-
til the end resulting in the loser's death.
Also, in the wild, females stay clear of the
aggressive males of their species, except
during mating. Though females them-
selves are not schooling fish, in a large
tank that supplies plenty of hiding spaces,
female Bettas can cohabitate. If there are
just two, though, one usually still bullies
the other.
The animals that share their lives'
with humans are a special breed indeed.
Many, though domesticated, still display
certain characteristics that can be traced
back to days of yore by an astute observer.
Others, however, remain unique as the fur-
ry, feathered or finny family member that
shares them.
Staff writer Tyrra B Meserve can be
reached at tyrra@greenepublishing.com


Tkt Petfett Pat For Jutiot
By Tyrra B Meserve
Greene Publishing, Inc.
"We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded
this to us in the uncritical canine attachment."
George Eliot
Its National Pet Week and time to pay homage to those furry friends who are al-
ways up for a walk or a toss of the ball in the backyard after a long day. When shop-
ping for a family addition in doggy style, though, it is important to bare in mind the
breed that is most suitable to each unique living condition. While it is obvious, for in-
stance, that a Bull Mastiff is most likely not suited to a studio apartment, considera-
tions like children in the home take precedence over all other reservations. With a lit-
tle planning and some knowledge of breeds, the perfect pet can be found, without the
fear of incompatibility
With so many breeds of dogs out there, it can sometimes become a headache just
trying to figure out which one would be best suited to the children in the home. While
some dogs are not tolerant of small people, others are good-natured and can play duel
roles of both playmate and nanny in the yard. Each breed has been established be-
cause of their individual characteristics, with some better adapted to children than
others.
Every pot has its lid, and there's a dog for every youth. The friendship between
man and hound dates back to as long as the two have walked the earth, companions
in life. Stories, movies and odes have been dedicated to the dear dog and the loyalty
that he shows his best friend. A little bit of research as to which breed would be best
suited to which lifestyle can save heartache down the road. After all, why have just a
day when a whole lifetime can be enjoyed romping through with man's best friend.
Staff writer Tyrra B Meserve can be reached at tyrra@greenepublishing.com


Morgan's Bows-N-Toes
All Breed Dog Grooming

Kerri Kercher
www.kerriercher@yahoo.com
p 850-997-8599
850-294-9104 after hours
1065 N Jefferson St. * Monticello, FL


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exterior carpentry work,
window and
door replacement.
Call Bob: 850-242-9342
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Dunn's
Lawn Mower Repair
Welding
New & Used Parts

850-973-4723

2089 NE State Road 6
Madison, FL 32340

UTILITY TRAILERS
BUILD TO SUIT
ALL SIZES




1996 Ford 3930 Tractor
550 hours, Front end loader,
Bush Hog, 276 mower, tiller, box
blade, Post hole digger,
lift & wench.
$20,000
850-673-1067
4/30-5/9


Grenville Pointe

Apartments

1, 2 & 3 BR HC & non-HC aces
bible apts. Rental assistance may b
available. HUD vouchers accepted.
all 850-948-3056.. TDD/TTY
711. 192 NW Greenville Pointe
Trail, Greenville, FL 32331. Equa
Housing Opportunity
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Ckadison apartmentss


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
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Cambridge Manor
Apartments designed for Senior's
and Disabled. 1BR ($409.)
2BR ($435.) Subsidy available
at times. HUD vouchers accepted
Call 850-973-3786 -
TTY Acs 711.
404 SW Sumatra Rd, Madison
.This institution is an
Equal Opportunity Provider
and Employer


2 or 3 BEDROOM HOUSES
FOR RENT
973-4527
OR
464-2500
5/2,5/7,5/9


2BD, 2Bath Mobile Home,
quiet residential area.
$475 per month,
$300 deposit
Call for info 850-869-0916


4

HOUSE FOR RE
3 BEDROOM, 1 B
QUIET NEIGHBOR
850-973-9169
HUD CERTIFICA
ACCEPTED



3BD, 2BATH DOUBLE
MOBILE HOME IN
$500. PER MON
+ $500. SECURITY DE
973-2353


COMMERCIAL Z(
WAREHOUSE /OF
OFF HWY 53 S01
973-2353


Office Space for R
$475. + tax. Utilities ii
HWY 90 frontage 15x
common area. Call
973-7401


With your land
Factory Direct Prices
No Middle Man!
Prestige Home Center
Lake City Florida
inn 00353e 5o


Commercial/Industri
Property
with state highway fron
23 acres, Corner lot
Fronts both Harvey Gree
and Highway 53 Sout
Natural gas line,
8 inch water main,
access to city utilities
fire hydrant, and service
two power companies
Property has easy access
I-10, via SR 53 & SR
Will build to suit tena

Call Tommy Greene
850-973-4141

LOG HOMES
With as little as
$500 Down
Prestige Home Cente
Lake City, Florida
1-800-355-9385


FOR SALE BY OWN]
5 acres Lee, North of Hw
Cayenne Rd. rolling hi
restrictions, $39,995. $5
down $325/mo

4.7 acres Lee, county gra
road, $39,995, restriction
$5,000 down, $325/mc

Madison, North of Hwy 6,
Cactus Rd., restrictions
14.8ac $99,995

25 Acres on Hwy 90, Lee
and dry, $4,500/ac

Larger tracts available
Call Chip Beggs
850-973-4116


3 BR/2 BA Doublewide
$39,995
Factory Direct
Prestige Home Center
352-752-7751
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$500 DOWN
With your land
Factory Direct Prices
. No Middle Man!
Prestige Home Center
Lake City Florida
1-800-355-9385


WANTED
BAND SAWMILL
CALL 850-973-4004.
IF NO ANSWER, PLEASE
LEAVE NAME, TELEPHONE
NUMBER AND INFORMATION
ABOUT THE MILL.
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Advent Christian Village
658-JOBS (5627)
Discover the rewards of being
your best among the best!
Excellent work environment &
competitive compensation


4/23,-5/23 packages
FT Food Service Director
NT Coordinate all aspects of dietary
ATH service in institutional setting, 3
HOOD meals daily + limited special
events; prior supervisory or man-
ATE agement experience in food ser-
vice industry strongly
5/7,5/9 pd required. CDM/CFSP preferred
but not required.
EWIDE FT / PT LPN direct long-term
SLEE, care staff
TH Unrestricted FL License re-
EPOSIT quired; Experience preferred.
FT Home Health Aide
5/7-5/16 CNA certification & home health
experience a plus but not re-
quired.


Benefits include health, dental,
life, disability, savings, AFLAC
supplemental policies, access to
onsite daycare and fitness


ONED facilities.
FICE EOE: Drug Free Workplace,
UTH Criminal background checks

5/7-5/16 required. Apply in person at
ACV Personnel Department Mon
thru Fri, 9:00 am. until 4.00
lent p.m., Carter Village Hall, 10680
included Dowling Park Drive, Dowling
K17 plus Park, FL; fax resume
Lucas to (386) 658-5460; or visit
www.ACVillaae.net
4/16-5/16 5/7,5/9,5/14,5/16


Current JOBS Line Advertise-
ment call 6585627 or visit
www.acvillaae.net
24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
Are you an LPN?


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elementary scoouu age children
in group setting preferred. CDA
not required.
Apply in person at Personnel
Office Monday through
Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 4.00
p.m., or fax resume /
credentials to 386-658-5160.
EOE / Drug Free Workplace /
Criminal background checks
required.
4/30,5/2,5/7,5/9

GREENE
Publishing, Inc.
Ad Builder/Graphic Artist
The position includes designing
and building the ads for both
weekly papers. Must be able to
work well under pressure and
maintain a team player relation-
ship with co-workers. Experience
and/or education in this field pre-
ferred. Apply in person at 1695
South SR 53 or fax resume to
850-973-4121


4-H PROGRAM ASSISTANT
The Madison County Extension
Service is looking for a part
time 4-H program assistant
during the summer months.
Candidate must be a high
school graduate with a strong
interest in education. The
position will assist the 4-H agent
with day camps and other
programs for youth. Apply at
Madison County Board of
County Commissioners Office:
229 S.E. Pinckney St. Suite 219.
Madison County is an Equal
Opportunity Employer and a
Drug Free Workplace
5/7,5/9


Want to be your best?
__ n Want to make a difference in
someone's life?
Want the recognition
stage you deserve?
s. WE may be the place for YOU!
ene Dr. FT / PT / various shifts,
h long-term care setting.
Unrestricted Florida LPN
s, license required.
from FT positions include health, den-
s. tal, life, disability, supplemental
s to insurance; 403b retirement ac-
14. count; paid time off, access to on-
nt. site daycare and fitness facilities.
Apply in person at Personnel Of-
S fice Monday through Friday
from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.. or
fax resume/ credentials to 386-
658-5160 EOE / Drug-Free
Workplace, Criminal back-
ground checks required.
r 4/30,5/2,5/7,5/9


rtn Advent Christian Village
S Current JOBS Line Advertise-
ER ment call 658-f627 or visit
r 6, www.acvillae.net
ils,
,000 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
Summer Program
Opportunities 2 Positions - PT
aded Seasonal for the Summer
'ns, Group lead / facilitator position
0. to oversee elementary school
age children during summer
program, including planning,
organizing, and implementing
daily activities for group
, participants. Experience with
high elementary school-age children
in group setting strongly
desired. CDA not required.
Camp group assistant to assist
the group lead position in daily
rtn activities. Experience with.
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6 Disk, in-dash CD Changer
Two - Tone Paint
Wood Grain / Leather Steering
Wheel
4 Wheel Traction Lock
(for rain or snow)
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Full time LPN Position
must be able to work in a fast
paced environment
Monday - Friday.
Please fax resume 850-973-6668
4/30-5/9




AKC English Bulldog Puppies
available 5/14/08 $1,500.
Parents have no apparent
health problems
850-973-2339
4/30-5/9


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Home Improvement Needs"
Licensed * Bonded
Insured
plumbing electrical
drywall / j-,ji tile


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Drivers Needed
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HOME EVERY WEEKEND
68% Drop & Hook
Excellent Pay
Sign on Bonus
Health & Dental & More!
Rider Program
CDL/A 2 Yrs OTR
Shoreline Transportation
877-208-9176
5/7-5/16

HORSE CARE
Experienced horse person for
permanent job on horse ranch.
Must have drivers license
Background check
850-929-4991
5/7-5/16

Substance Abuse
Counselor
Human Services agency is seek-
ing a Full-time Substance Abuse
Counselor to serve Madison
County. Preferred candidate
will have a Master's degree in
social or behavioral science. Also
prefer experience working with
adults and /or juveniles involved
with substance abuse.

Qualified applicants must com-
plete a DISC Village employment
.application and submit to
Madison Counselor, 3333 W.
Pensacola St., Suite 150,
Tallahassee FL 32304. Applica-
tions may be downloaded at
www.discvillage.com
EOE/Drug-Free Workplace.
5/7,5/9






SATURDAY
MAY 10
8AM TO 6PM
7833 NW LITTLE CAT RD
CT RD 146 BETWEEN
RT 53 & RT 150
FOLLOW SIGNS
TAKE MOM OUT FOR A
MOTHER'S DAY RIDE AND
STOP BY!!
5/7,5/9

SATURDAY
MAY 10
Frigidaire Washer & Dryer
like new $250.00
Church Pews & much more
255 S & 1-10,
1st house south of Texaco
8am-until
5/7,5/9







2005 Ford F350 4x2 Regular
Cab Chassis XLT 165" wheelbase,
6.0 V-8 Diesel, completely rebuilt.
Torqueshift 5 spd automatic
transmission. Fully loaded 82,306
miles, well maintained Sticker
price: $36,495.
The Board of County Com-
missioners will accept sealed bids
on this vehicle. Vehicle can e seen
at Madison County E.MS. build-
ing, next to the county jail.
Minimum bid: $8,000.00 Unit will
be sold as is.
The Board of County Com-
missioners have the right to reject
any and all bids.
You can submit your bids to:
Mr. Allen Cherry,
County Coordinator
229 South West Pinckney St.
Suite 219
Madison, Florida 32340
Please mark:
"Sealed Bid Ford F-350" on the
outside of the envelope.
The deadline for submitting
bids will be 5:00 p.m. on Friday,
May 16, 2008.
Winner of bid will be con-
tacted and will be able to pick up
vehicle upon payment with certi-
fied cashier's check.
5/7,5/9

FOR SALE
2003 KIA SORENTO
850-508-3391
Excellent Condition!
1 Owner, $10,000.00
70,500 miles; V6 35 Liter;
Automatic Transmission; 2WD
Air Conditioning Power Seat
Power Steering Roof Rack
Power Windows Alloy Wheels
Power Door Locks/keyless entry
Premium Sound
Front Side Air Bags
Dual Front Air Bags
Tilt Wheel Cruise Control


Your Homentown Hanio
Utce sed Since 19e8

RN Case Manger
Full-time for Jefferson. Must
have a current Florida RN
License. BSN preferred.

Family Support
Counselors
Part-time for Jefferson. Must
have a Master's degree in
social work or related field
and two years experience
preferred.

Great benefit package!
Interested candidates can
apply in person at 801 SW
Smith Street, Madison, FL
32340 or by faxing a resume
to: 850 575-6814 or

APPLY ON-LINE
At: www.bigbendhospice.org

EOE/DFWP/ADA

Smoke Free Workplace


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(all us btforf f[rclosurc pls gyou 'out of your home.

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that J.F. HOFF, the holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it is assessed is as fol-
lows:
CERTIFICATE N0.05-729-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: NORTH FLORIDA RENTALS INC
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #33-IN-09-5134-OHG-030
LOT 30 of HIGHGROVE S/D
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 10th day of JUNE, 2008 at 11:00 am.
Dated this 25TH day of APRIL, 2008.
TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA
BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk
5f7/08..5/14/08. 5/21/08. 5/28/08

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that J.E HOFF, the holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it is assessed is as fol-
lows:
CERTIFICATE N0.05-730-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: NORTH FLORIDA RENTALS INC
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #33-IN-09-5134-OHG-031
LOT 31 of HIGHGROVE S/D
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 10th day of JUNE, 2008 at 11:00 am.
Dated this 25TH day of APRIL, 2008.
TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA
BY: RAMONA DIKINSON
Deputy Clerk
5/708. 5/14/08. 5/21/08. 58/08

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that J.F. HOFF, the holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it is assessed is as fol-
lows:
CERTIFICATE N0.05-732-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSSESED: NORTH FLORIDA RENTALS INC
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #33-IN-09-5134-OHG-033
LOT 33 of HIGHGROVE S/D
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 10th day of JUNE, 2008 at 11:00 am.
Dated this 25TH day of APRIL, 2008.
TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA
BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk
5//08. 5/14/08. 5/21/08. 5/28/08

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that J.F. HOFF, the holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it is assessed is as fol-
lows:
CERTIFICATE N0.05-720-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: NORTH FLORIDA RENTALS INC
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #28-IN-09-4942-000-000
LOT 21 of HIGHGROVE S/D
All of said property being in the County of Madison, State of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed according to thhe 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 10th day of JUNE, 2008 at 11:00 am.
Dated this 25TH day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA
BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk
5/7/08. 514/08. 5/21/08. 5/28/08


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LEGALS


Wednesday, May 7, 2008


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

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

CERTIFICATE NO. 02-603-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2002
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: AGNES M. BROWN
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: BLK 11 EAST MADISON S/D
E 20'of Lot 7, all of Lot 6
W10' of Lot 5
00-00-00-4717-010-000

All of said property being in the County of Madison, State of Florida. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described in such certificate will
be sold to the highest bidder at the west front door at the Madison County Courthouse on
the 28th day of May, 2008 at 11:00 a.m.

Dated this 17th day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk

4/23. 4/30. 5/7. 5/14




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 the property, and name in which it is assessed is as follows:

CERTIFICATE NO. 01-653-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2001
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: DARIAN K. MACKLIN & CAROLYN L. MACKLIN
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:
Beg at SE Cor of Lot 1 EASTGATE S/D
Run S 716' W159' to POB Then W 210' E210' S 210'
26-1N-09-4837-011-001

All of said property being in the County of Madison, State of Florida. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described in such certificate will
be sold to the highest bidder at the west front door at the Madison County Courthouse on the
281 day of May, 2008 at 11:00 a.m.

Dated this 17th day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

By Ramona Dickinson
Deputy Clerk
4/23.4/30. 5n. 5/14



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 the property, and name in which it is assessed
is as follows:


CERTIFICATE NO. 01-672-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2001
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: ROBBIE PHILLIPS
iDESCRIBTION OF.P4 PE.RTY; . .. .. . -',
Mill Tomn S/D Beg at the,E CQr;of N' 4o of S:4, -,
Run W175' S125' to POB, CONT S119' W75' N119'
E75' TO POB Being Part ofNW4 OF SW4 OLD LOTS
1,2 aka NEW LOTS 7 UNRECD S/D
26-1N-09-4845-009-000


II..


All of said property being in the County of Madison, State of Florida. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described in such certificate will
be sold to the highest bidder at the west front door at the Madison County Courthouse on the
28th day of May, 2008 at 11:00 a.m.

Dated this 17th day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk

4/23.4/30. 5/7.5/14



NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

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

CERTIFICATE N0.05-988-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: JOANN P. MARTIN
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:
Parcel #21-1N-11-6203-OOA-000
Part of NW 1/4 of SW 1/4 LOT 6 TIMBER RIVER S/D
OR BK 535 PG 295

All of said property being in the County of Madison, State of Florida. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described in such certificate will
be sold to the highest bidder at the WEST FRONT DOOR at the Madison County Court-
house on the 281 day of MAY, 2008 at 11:00 am.

Dated this 17th day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk

4/23. 4/30. 5/7. 5/14




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 the property, and name in which it is assessed is as follows:

CERTIFICATE NO. 03-904-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2003
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: STACEY SHERMAN
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:
Beg at NE Cor of SE4 Run W 863' S 44' to POB
Then cont S 423' E 131' S 477' W 623' N 486' E 210'
N 420' E 272' to POB
09-2N-10-5937-004-000

All of said property being in the County of Madison, State of Florida. Unless such certifi-
cate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described in such certificate will
be sold to the highest bidder at the west front door at the Madison County Courthouse on the
28th day of May, 2008 at 11:00 a.m.

Dated this 17th day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk

4/23. 4/30. 5/7. 5/14


Notice Of Sale Pursuant To chapter 83, Part IV

Under the Authority of the Self-Service Facility Act, Section 83.805 the described be-
low has been seized for nonpayment of rent and other accrued expenses. Property con-
sists primarily of household and personal goods in units rented by: Priscilla Thomp-
kins and Shirley Bellamy. The property will be sold at auction to the highest bidder as
provided by the Self-Storage Facility Act, Section 83.806. The sale will be held Satur-
day, May 24, 2008 at 9:00 am., at the Madison Mini Storage, 1098 E. U.S. 90 in Madi-
son, Florida.

For further information call 973-6246

5n. 5/14


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


WOODLAND IH, LTD.,
a Florida limited partnership,


* CIVIL ACTION
* CASE "NUMBER: 08-90-CA
* DIVISION:.


Plaintiff,


CASEY LOWERY,

Defendant.


NOTICE OF SALE

NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to an Order or a Final Judgment of Foreclo-
sure in the above captioned action, I, Tim Sanders, Clerk of the Circuit Court, will sell the
property situated in Madison County, Florida, described as:

PARCEL 10. BLOCK D

A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP 1 SOUTH; RANGE 10
EAST, MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DE-
SCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID
SECTION 33 AND RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 34 SECONDS EAST
2562.98 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING
CONTINUE THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 34 SECONDS EAST 905.96
FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 08 DEGREES 08 MINUTES 39 SECONDS WEST 1084.32
FEET, THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 21 SECONDS EAST 1176.77
FEET TO A POINT LYING 30 FROM THE NEAREST POINT ON THE CENTERLINE
OF A COUNTY GRADED ROAD, CONTINUE THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 39
MINUTES 21 SECONDS EAST 31.29 FEET TO SAID CENTERLINE, THENCE
SOUTHERLY ALONG SAID CENTERLINE ON A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE
NORTH, SAID CURVE HAVING A RADIUS OF 44309.73 FEET; THROUGH A CEN-
TRAL ANGLE OF 00 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 26 SECONDS; FOR AN ARC DISTANCE
OF 31.29 FEET, THENCE LEAVING SAID CENTERLINE, RUN NORTH 01 DEGREES
39 MINUTES 21 SECONDS WEST 31.28 FEET TO A POINT LYING 30 FEET FROM
THE NEAREST POINT QN THE CENTERLINE OF SAID COUNTY GRADED ROAD,
CONTINUE THENCE NORTH 081 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 21 SECONDS WEST
1154.85 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 34 SECONDS WEST
691.37 FEET, THENCE NORTH 01 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 21 SECONDS WEST
1071.50 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 20.01 ACRES, MORE
OR LESS EXCLUSIVE OF ANY LANDS, LYING WITHIN THIRTY (30) FEET OF THE
AFORESAID CENTERLINE,

at public sale, to the highest and best biderr for cash, at the west entranceof the Madison
County Courthouse, located at 125 SW Range Ave., in Madison, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on
the 28th day of May, AD, 2008.

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.

WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 24 day of April, 2008.


TIM SANDERS
Clerk of the Circuit Court


(Court Seal)


By Ramona Dickinson
H. EDWARD GARVIN As Deputy Clerk
A f l 6 i yf t b r P lh i ti ff ' ". : ,* * '' , , * i . . . ** * " . . ' * *.. . . . . . * ..
P.O. Box 358041
Gainesville, FL 32635
(352) 373-2598
Florida Bar No. 749753

If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate
in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.
Please contact the Court Administrator for the Third Judicial Circuit, 145 N. Hernando St.,
PO Box 1569, Lake City, FL 32056, (386) 758-2163, within 2.working days of your receipt
of thisnotice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8778.

4/30/08. 5/7/08



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR MADISON COUNTY FLORIDA

CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 08-56-CA

ARTHUR GLEN SMITH

Plaintiff,

vs.

MICHAEL TYRE & DONNA TYRE,

Defendant.


NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Default Final Judgment of Foreclo-
sure dated March 12, 2008, in the above referenced.case in which ARTHUR GLEN
SMITH is Plaintiff, and MICHAEL TYRE & DONNA TYRE, unknown tenants; and
other unknown parties in possession, including the unknown spouse of any person in
possession of the property, and if 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
described Defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Madi-
son County Courthouse in Madison, Florida as the Clerk of the Court may direct pro-
vided that said sale must be commenced 11:00 A.M. on the 28th day of May, 2008, the
following described property set forth in the Default Final Judgment the following de-
scribed property set forth in the Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure:

Lot 4, Yellow Pine Subdivision, as recorded in Plat Book 1,
Page 52, of the Public Records of Madison, County, Florida.

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.

ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE
IF ANY OTHERS THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS
PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.


WITNESS my hand and the official seal of said Court, this 24th day of April, 2008 at
Madison, Madison County, Florida.


(COURT SALE)



Monica Taibl
Attorney for the Plaintiff
P.O. Box 836
Madison, FL 32341
Phone: (850) 973-1477
FL Bar 035058


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


By: Ramona Dickinson
As Deputy Clerk


4CA


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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF LOWNDES COUNTY
STATE OF GEORGIA


IN RE:
Hallie Anna Lazzarotto,
minqr child


CIVIL ACTION FILE NO:
2008CVD880


PETITION TO CHANGE NAME OF MINOR CHILD
Petitioner, Jennifer Sunda Walker-Lazzarotto, files this Petition to Change Name
and shows to the Court the following:
1. Petitioner is Jennifer Sunda Walker-Lazzarotto, who is a resident of Valdosta,
Lowndes County, Georgia and has bean for at least six (6) months prior to the filing of
this action.
2. Hallie Anna Lazzarotto, a minor child whose date of birth is August 5, 2004, is
also a resident of Lowndes County, Georgia and resides here with petitioner.
3. Petitioner is the mother of said child.
4. Petitioner desires to change the name of said child from Hallle Anna Laz-
zarotto to Hallie Anna James.
5. The reason for the name change is as follows: Petitioner desires that the child
have a more common surname which is of family origin.
6. The natural parents of said child are petitioner and Joseph John Lazzarotto,
whose address is. unknown. His last known residence was Madison County, Florida.
Said father may be served by publication in that county and state.
"WHEREFORE, petitioner prays for the following:
(a) That the child's father, Joseph John Lazzarotto, be served by publication with
notice of this proceeding;
(b) That the name of Hallie Anna Lazzarotto be changed to Hallie Anna James;
(c) For such other and further relief as the court deems necessary and proper,
This 9 day of April, 2008.

Dover Miller Stone & Karras, P.C.
701 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA 31601
(229)242-0314
State Bar No. 485910
.V'ERitCATION
GEORGIA, LOWNDES COUNTY
Personally appeared before the undersigned officer Jennifer Sunda Walker-Laz-
zarotto, who states on oath that the facts stated in the above Petition to Change Name
are true and correct.
Sworn to and subscribed
before me this 8th day
of April, 2008.
Angela Calvert
Notary Public

4/16. 423. 40. 5/7/08


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that J.F. HOFF, the holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it is assessed is as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE N0.05-727-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: NORTH FLORIDA RENTALS INC
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #33-IN-09-5134-OHG-028
LOT 28 of HIGHGROVE S/D

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 certil-
cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the WEST FRONT DOOR at the Madison
County Courthouse on the 10th day of JUNE, 2008 at 11:00 am.

Dated this 25TH day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
SMADISON, FLORIDA

BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk

5/7/08. 5/1408.5/21/08. 5/28/08


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OIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
3RD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA

CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.: 2007-185-CA

WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE
FOR OPTION ONE MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST
2001-A ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES,
SERIES 2001-A,

Plaintiff,

vs.

DEBBIE M. BLACKMON, et al,

Defendants.


NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 24
day of April, 2008, and entered in Case No. 2007-185-CA, of the Circuit Court of the 3RD
Judicial Circuit in and for Madison County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,
AS TRUSTEE FOR OPTION ONE MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2001-A ASSET-
BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2001-A is the Plaintiff and DEBBIE M. BLACK-
MON; LUGENE GHENT, UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, AS-
SIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY
CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF GERTRUDE GHENT A/K/A GERTRUDE
JACKSON GHENT, DECEASED; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DEBBIE M. BLACKMON;
JOHN DOE; JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANT (S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUB-
JECT PROPERTY are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the
FRONT DOOR OF COURTHOUSE at the Madison County Courthouse, in Madison, Flori-
da, at 11:00 a.m. on the 28 day May, 2008, the following described property as set forth in
said Final

Judgment, to wit:

SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT "A"

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 PEN-
DENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Disabled persons
who, because of their disabilities, need special accommodation to participate in this pro-
ceeding should contact the ADA Coordinator at 101 S. Range, Madison, FL 32340 or Tele-
phone Voice/TDD (904) 973-4176 prior to such proceeding.

Dated this 24 day of April, 2008.

.' . .' '.-:.. � . . .- Tim Sanders
Clerk of the Court
(COURT SEAL)
By: Ramona Dickinson
Deputy Clerk
Submitted by:
Law Office of Marshall
1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
Telephone: (954) 453-0365
Facsimile: (954) 771-6052
Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438

EXHIBIT "A"

START AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SOUTHWEST QUARTER
OF NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW 1/4) OF SECTION 28, TOWNSHIP 1
NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST, MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN RIGHT
OF WAY SRS-360-A OPPOSITE STATION 171+64.5; THENCE RUN
NORTH 00"04.7' EAST 1 FOOT TO NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF
SAID ROAD; THENCE SOUTH 88" 24' 22" WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT
OF WAY LINE 50 FEET TO WEST SIDE OF A STREET, THENCE
NORTH 00" 04.7' EAST 490.62 FEET, THENCE NORTH 89" 55.3' WEST
210 FEET TO THE EAST SIDE OF A 50 FOOT STREET AT THE POINT
OF BEGINNING OF LOT 10; THENCE NORTH 00" 04.7' EAST 80 FEET,
THENCE SOUTH 89" 55.3' EAST 100 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00" 04.7'
WEST 80 FEET THENCE NORTH 89" 55.3' WEST 100 FEET TO THE
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ARTHUR GLEN SMITH,


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR MADISON COUNTY FLORIDA


CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 08-54-CA


Plaintiff,

vs.

CHARLES HOUSTON & MARY HOUSTON

Defendant(s)


NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Default Final Judgment of Foreclo-
sure dated March 12, 2008, in the above referenced case in which ARTHUR GLEN
SMITH is Plaintiff, and CHARLES HOUSTON & MARY HOUSTON; unknown ten-
ants; and other unknown parties in possession, including the unknown spouse of any
person in possession of the property, and if 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 cor-
porate, or described Defendants. I 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 di-
rect provided that said sale must be commenced 11:00 A.M. on the 28th day of May,
2008, the following described property set forth in the Default Final Judgment of Fore-
closure:

.48 Acres BEG AT SE COR OF NE4 OF NW4 RUN N 663' W
125' TO POB THEN RUN SW 17' W 76' N 341' E 32'

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.

ANY PERSON.CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE IF
ANY OTHERS THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS
PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.

WITNESS my hand and the official seal of said Court, this 24th day of April, 2008 at
Madison, Madison County, Florida.

(COURT SALE)


Monica Taibl
Attorney for the Plaintiff
P.O. Box 836
Madison, FL 32341
Phone: (850) 973-1477
FL Bar 035058


HONORABLE TIM SANDERS
CLERK OFTHE CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA


By: Ramona Dickerson
As Deputy Clerk


5/7/08. 5/14/08


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that J.F. HOFF, the holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it is assessed is as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE N0.05-508-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: ERNEST MCGHEE
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #00-00-00-4428-000-000
BLKA VICKERS ADD. LOT 13'& 16

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 Coutnfinht8J the 16thday. ofj YNE, 2008 at 11:00 am.
:, .' |f . r ., -,** .
Dated this 25TH day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk

5/7/08. 5/14/08. 5/21/08. 5/28/08


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that J.F, HOFF, the holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it is assessed is as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE N0.05-513-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: ERNEST MCGHEE
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #00-00-00-4507-000-000
BLK H LAKESIDE HGTS S/D LTS 18,19,20,21,22
OR BK 439 PG 292-303

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 m such certifi-
cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the WEST FRONT DOOR at the Madison
County Courthouse on the 10th day of JUNE, 2008 at 11:00 am.

Dated this 25TH day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk

5/7/08. 5/14/08. 5/21/08. 5/28/08



NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that J.F. HOFF, the holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it is assessed is as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE N0.05-513-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: MARGARET E. REGISTER
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #00-00-00-4507-000-000
BLK H LAKESIDE HGTS S/D LTS 18,19,20,21,22
OR BK 439 PG 292-303

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 10th day of JUNE, 2008 at 11:00 am.

Dated this 25TH day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk

5/7/08. 5/14/08.5/21/08. 5/28/08


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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that J.F. HOFF, the holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it is assessed is as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE N0.05.813-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: JIMMIE ALEXANDER & MARY ALEXANDER
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #29-2N-09-5394-000-000
NW 114 of NE 1/4 run N1 140 yds; run W 105 yds run S 140 yds,
Run E 105 yds to POB, 3 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 FRONT DOOR at the Madison
County Courthouse on the 10th day of JUNE, 2008 at 11:00 am.

Dated this 25TH day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk

5/7/08. 5/14/08. 5/21/08. 5/28/08


NOTICE UP APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that J.F. HOFF, the holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it is assessed is as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE N0.05-428-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: CLIFFORD LEE BYRD
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #00-00-00-3566-000-000
EDGEWOOD S/D 2nd DIV. LOT 24

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 10th day of JUNE, 2008 at 11:00 am.

Dated this 25TH day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk

5n/08. 5/14/08. 5/21/08. 5/28/08


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that J.F. HOFF, the holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it is assessed is as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE N0.05-992-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: LEE J. CARNEY & NAOMI T. CARNEY
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #28-1N-11-6204-OU4-T24
LT 24 TIMBER RIVER UNIT IV S/D

All of said property being in the Copnty of Madison, State of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeeiind according o the law, the property described suchcertifi-
cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the WEST FRONT DOOR; a. tie Madison
County Courthouse on the 10th day of JUNE, 2008 at 11:00 am.

Dated this 25TH day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk

5/7/08. 5/14/08.5/21/08. 5/28/08


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that J.F HOFF, the holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it is assessed is as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE NO.05-543-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE:.2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: ALPHONSO & BETTY HUDSON'
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #28-1N-09-4627-000-000
LOTS 15 7 18 of Bk 3 WL & JL TOOKE S/D

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 10th day of JUNE, 2008 at 11:00 am.

Dated this 25TH day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk

5/7/08. 5/14/08. 5/21/08.5/28/08


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that J.F. HOFF, the holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it is assessed is as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE N0.05-653-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: ARTHUR WHITE & RUBY WHITE
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #28-IN-09-4942-000-000
LOT 5 Blk D HAL STOY S/D
OR BK 27 PG 524

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 10th day of JUNE, 2008 at 11:00 am.

Dated this 25TH day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk

5/7/08. 5/14/08. 5/21/08. 5/28/08


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NOTICE OF APPLICATIION FOK RTAX DEEDU

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that J.F. HOFF, the holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it is assessed is as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE N0.05-803-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: LAMAR WILLIAMS
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #28-2N-09-5390-000-000
BEG AT SE COR OF NE4 OF NW4 RUN N510'
TO POB then N 105' W 210' S 105' E210' TO FOB
'1/2ACRE 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 FRONT DOOR at the Madison
County Courthouse on the 10th day of JUNE, 2008 at 11:00 am.
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Dated this 25TH day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk

5/7/08. 5/14/08. 5/21/08. 5/28/08

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that J.F. HOFF, the holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it is assessed is as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE NO.05-720-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: NORTH FLORIDA RENTALS INC
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #28-IN-09-4942-000-000
LOT 21 of HIGHGROVE S/D

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 10th day of JUNE, 2008 at 11:00 am.

Dated this 25TH day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk

5/7/08. 5/14/08. 5/21/08. 5/28/08


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that J.F. HOFF, the holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it is assessed is as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE N0.05-723-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: NORTH FLORIDA RENTALS INC
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #28-IN-09-5134-000-000
LOT 24 of HIGHGROVE S/D

All of said property being in the County of Madison, State of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed according to the' law, ihe property -described in such certifi-
cate will be sold to the highest bidder al the WEST FRONT DOOR at the'Madison
County Courthouse on the 10th day of JUNE. 2008 al'l1:00 aim.

Dated this 25TH day of APRIL, 2008.


TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that J.F HOFF, the holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it is assessed is as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE N0.05-724-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: NORTH FLORIDA RENTALS INC
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #28-IN-09-5134-OHG-025
LOT 25 of HIGHGROVE S/D

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 10th day of JUNE, 2008 at 11:00 am.

Dated this 25TH day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk

5/708. 5/14/08. 5/21/08.5/28/08



NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that J.F. HOFF, the holder of the following certificate
has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number,
year of issuance, description of property and the name in which it is assessed is as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE N0.05-725-TD
YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2005
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: NORTH FLORIDA RENTALS INC
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel #28-IN-09-5134-OHG-026
LOT 26 of HIGHGROVE S/D

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 10th day of JUNE, 2008 at 11:00 am.

Dated this 25TH day of APRIL, 2008.

TIM SANDERS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
MADISON COUNTY
MADISON, FLORIDA

BY: RAMONA DICKINSON
Deputy Clerk

5/708. 5/14/08. 5/21/08. 5/28/08
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LAKE CITY QUILT DAY


Second Annual


Lake City Quilt


Walk Event Is


Coming
*The Downtown Action Corporation will host the
Second Annual Lake City Quilt Walk event during the
weekend of May 9 & 10.
The event will bd hosted in the historic downtown
Lake City district and includes a Mother's Day luncheon
on Saturday May 10th, 1:00 pm, at Lake City Columbia
County Historical Museum.
The event is a self-guided tom-. Participants can vis-
it any store in downtown Lake City with a Quilt Walk
Sign in the window to pick up a program and begin the
walk. Quilts will be displayed in windows and inside
participating merchant stores.
The two-day event also includes quilt appraisals,
quilt lectures and demonstrations on both Friday and
Saturday from 9:00 am till 5:00 pm. There will also be
drawings for prizes.
Area quilting enthusiasts are also invited to display
their work during the Lake City Quilt Walk event. The
quilts can be of any size and will either be draped or
hung. Tlere will be a "People's Choice" award for the
most popular quilt.
For additional information on the event or to obtain
an entry form for your quilts, contact Cyndie Faris at
386-758-1312. Additional information on the Lake City
Quilt Walk can also be found at


i~ww.LakeCitvDowntown.com
lakecitv42 7(iahoo.com.


e-mailing


Americans tend to
idealize the life of early
colonists but in truth it
was a hard and unforgiv-
ing life. Quilting for these
colonial woinen was a
rare pastime.
After colonial settlers
became established in
America an ordinary
woman's daily life was
still difficult.
Some quilting was
done by those who could
afford household help
thus leaving the woman
of the house with time for
decorative needlework.
These women used quilt-
ing methods from their
mother countries, styles
of quilting far. different
than what we think of to-


day as patchwork.
Quilt Styles in Ear-
ly America: Far Differ-
ent Than a Pieced
Quilt
One style of quilting
done was broderie perse.
Imported prints were
hard to come by so this
method of quilting was a
popular way to stretch
the use of these lovely
printed fabrics. Women
would cut out flowers and
other motifs from a small
amount of this fabric.
They would then careful-
ly turn a tiny seam "and
applique each to a large
piece of solid fabric.
Whole-cloth quilts
were also made during
this period. These quilts


were made by layering to-
gether a solid top, back-
ing and filling. They were
then quilted together
with elaborate designs re-
sulting in a beautiful pat-
tern seen in .texture and
shadows.
Very few examples of
quilts from the early
years in America have
survived.
Those that have tend to be
fine quilts that were used
for special occasions by
those who could afford
such luxuries.
The notion of colonial
quilt making was rein-
forced in the 1920s and
30s. During that time
there was a revival of in-
terest in everything colo-


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nial including furniture
design and an idealized
vision of colonial quilt-
ing. Manufacturers and
magazines took advan-
tage of this fad by pro-
moting as "Colonial
Quilts" quilts that were
actually made in the mid
nineteenth-century
Believe it or not, this
myth is still ingrained in
the minds of many Amer-
icans today. Hopefully
writers and teachers are
gradually becoming
aware of this inaccurate
view of American colo-
nial women. The histo-
ry of the lives of these
women is no less intrigu-
ing just because most of
them didn't make quilts.


Reader in Lake City.

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inesses Participate In Event


Antomotive Sales and
Service

.s'Ronsonet Buick GMC
Truck
490E Duval St
752-2180

J chrdson Automotive
:Paint and Supplies
f3tS NW Veteran's Lane
S72-3810

" Performance Tint
S112 E. Duval St.
..- 758-848
r .o. . ."'
Lake City Tire-
113 SW Nassau St.
752-6616

Banks/Financial

Bank of America
150 W. Madison
800-299-2265

Mercantile Bank
160 N.W Main Blvd.
752-2524

Columbia County Bank
173 N.E. Hillsboro St.
752-5646

Primerica Financial
Service
224 N. Marion
719-4447

Edward Jones
Investments
148 N. Marion
752-1215

Gulf Coast Financial
Services :
248 N. Marion-..
755-9018

Beauty Salons and
Barbers

Ashes Unisex Hair.Salon
126 N.W Veterans'Ave.
719-5657


Beauty Max
455 N. Marion Ave.
961-9525

Jazzy Cuts
542 N. Marion
867-0729
Unisex hair salon

Nail Art Spa and Gifts, Inc.
317 N. Marion
75207962

Roots Hair Studio
134 NW Veterans St.
752-9091

Sharon's Hair Creations
532 N. Marion
755-1118

Whack-A-Do
154 N. Marion
758-2002

Your Hearts Desire
319 N. Marion
752-7962

Books, cards, gifts

A Company of Angels
313 N. Marion
752-5200
Angel related gift, aro-
matherapy, fairies, books,
cards and more.

Pages Inc.
226 N. Marion
466-1112
New and Used books, spe-
cial orders, reading rooms,
Magic the Gathering on
Saturday's.

Nana's Antiques and
Collectibles
327 N. Marion
752-0272
Unique gifts, chimes, can-
dles, tart burners.
' * *' *
Clothing

Shelia's


224 N. Marion
755-5291
Fashion clothes and acces-
sories

Lee's Clothing
451 N. Marion
965-6619
Clothing and shoes

Computers
i * * *
Bob's Computers
417 N. Marion
344-8643

The Computer Guy's
200 N. Marion
754-5500

Consignment/
Second Hand

Alabaster Box
556 N. Marion
(954)553-3965

Dave's Pawn Shop
341 N. Marion
758-3046

Diz'tinctively Diffrent
207 N. Marion
719-9467
Retail Consignment
Boutique

House of Bargains
500 N. Marion
752-1113

Household Consignment
318 N. Marion
466-1979
Quality, gently used
antiques and household

Nearly New Consignment
178 N. Marion
758-3168
Men's, women's and chil-
dren's clothing consign-
ment. Toys and household

One of a Kind
161 NW Madison St.


755-7826

Florists and Balloons

Always Sunshine Florist
161 NW Madison St.
755-0833

Patrick's Floral and Gifts
416 N. Marion
752-5338
Fresh or custom'~,9lj w-
ers, dish gardens, wed.-,
dings

Suzie's Florist
398 S. Marion
755-8606
Flowers for all occasions
'" * * *' ,
Health Care and
Pliarmacies

Desoto Home Care
311 N. Marion
752-1699

Desoto Drug Store
297 N. Marion
752-1793
Full service pharmacy

Health Food Stores and
Fitness

Healthy Solutions
224 N. Marion
719-2226
Vitamin, herb and natural
food store

Heather's Herbs
313 N. Marion
832-6472
Kelly's Absolute Fitness


154 NW Veterans
755-4800
Total workout for ladies

Home Furnishings

Badcock Home Furniture
and More
382 NW Main Blvd.
752-6320
Furniture, accessories,
lawn equipment and appli-
ances.

Deco-Tique
168 N. Marion
752-4009

Jewelry

Lake City Lapidary and
Jewelry
174 N. Marion
755-9665
Unique custom designs,
pearl stringing, expert jew-
elry repair done on
premises

Wards Jewelry and Gifts
156 N. Marion Ave
752-5470
Full line jewelry, watches,
gifts, bridal registry, china,
crystal, flatware.

Silver Chest
313 N. Marion (Inside Com-
pany of Angels)
755-1114
Sterling silver, fine jewelry
and art.
* * *
Services
Hacker Signs


369 N. Marion
752-8080

Fastenal Company
117 SE Nassau Ct.
S758-9423
Construction and
Industrial Supplies

Wilson Springs
Real Estate
321 N. Marion
752-1236

Hair's Mower
314 N. Marion
752-5310
Mower parts and repairs

Donna R. Duncan CPA
248 N. Marion
754-0333

Alterations Place
226 N. Marion
719-8953

K's Taxes and More
216 N. Marion (Inside
Rowans Mall)

Brown Vann Carpet One
12 W Duval St.
752-3420
Paint, flooring, carpet

Dive Rite
175 NW Washington St.
752-1087
Manufactures of SCUBA
diving equipment


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