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Title: Madison County carrier
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Publisher: Tommy Greene
Place of Publication: Madison, Fla
Publication Date: June 9, 2010
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Wed., May 26, 2010 `L VOL. 46 NO. 40 Madison County's Award-Winning1 Newspaper


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you are interested in
making a donation,
please contact Gina Sapp
at 850-973-7136 or Ben
Killingsworth at Madi-
son County High School,
973-5061.


Graduation Section


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Bi' Jacoub Bemnbri
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humlestlr~ apo~logies fort the latenless oflt the spelal 13
grad1 uat ionrl sect ion.
The cause f'or the dela! is so the newspapers
ca n accon-~lunodlate la7te-rcevd oeral'~. (llL3tu13t:lator ad-
vertisl-inents fromli parent- andl others
The special graduation section will be in this
Friday's Madison Enterprise-Recorder
The newspaper thanks its readers for their pa-
tience and understanding in this matter.


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4 Sections. 54 Panes
Around Madison 8A Legals 9B
School 10A School 1-2B
Classifieds 8B Money & Finance 7A
Sports 3-5B Tax Roll C Section


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Madison. County
Sheriff Ben Stewart re-
ports that on Wednesday,
May 19, at 1:05 a.m., in-
vestigators of the Madi-
son County Sheriff's
Office Drug Task Force
stopped a vehicle on In-
terstate 10 for a traffic
infraction that resulted
in the arrest of Tony
James Dorris, 33, and
Jeffrey Douglas Emer-
son, 18, both of Pensaco-
la and the seizure of a
2003 Cadillac Escalade
which is now pending
forfeiture proceedings.
During the traffic
stop, Investigators con-
ducted a consent search
of the vehicle and the
contents contained with-
in. While doing so, In-


vestigators located a
plastic bag containing a
small amount of mari-
juana. The search of the
Escalade was continued
and Investigators no-
ticed that the driver side
door had been modified.
Further inspection lo-
cated 594 Oxycodone
pills concealed inside
the door.
Both Dorris and
Emerson were arrested
without incident and
charged with Traffick-
ing Oxycodone and Mar-
ijuana Possession. The
pills have an estimated
street value of $8,910'
The Cadillac Escalade
was seized.
Please see Popped For
Pills, Page 3A


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Cherry
away at
age.


Grand Lady of
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Gene vleve
Agusta Fernand .
passed peaceful -a~
ly away on May r
13 at the Lake
Park of Madi-
son Nursing
Home, where
she had
resided since
June 2008.

Chicago on a~
July 15, 1907, to
Louie and Agus-
ta Sutor, she was~
taken to Polandl at
the age of six w it h
her mother to visit herf
sick grandmother. When
they arrived, they found the grandmother had al-
ready died. Visiting in Poland turned to tragedy
when Genevieve's mother suddenly died, perhaps
of tuberculosis. She was never told. She lived be-
tween her father's parents and aunts and worked on
the potato farm with the cousins. They had to make
enough sauerkraut from the cabbages to last the
whole year. They atelimited meat only if a neighbor
had some to spare. She told how she could only
wear her shoes to church and ice-skated barefooted
for some fun. When she was about 15 and World
War I was over, her father sent for her, and she set
out for the United States. H-er grandmother gave
her only a $10 gold piece and, in Antwerp, Belgium,
she was robbed by gypsies, who took the gold and
her passport. She w~as taken to the American em-
bassy where she met President Woodrow wilson's
wife. She often talked of how sweet she was to her.
With new papers, she arrived back in the states.
Unfortunately, her father never came to pick her up
and she was placed in, jail for the night with a
bunch of hookers. The next day, her picture ap-
peared in the paper and as they were about to put
her in an orphanage her stepmother arrived to take
her home. She has no knowledge of the stepmother
and four siblings. She asked her father if she could
go to school and he said she would have to go to
work. She worked at Swift and Co. for a while mak-
ing $20 a week from which she was given five cents.
She saved her nickels and got herself candles by
which she stayed up at night learning to read. Her
stepmother caught her and forbade it so she moved
out to live in a friend's house. Hler friend
Stephanie's father drank on payday and would line
up the children and hit them. Genevieve took it
upon herself to stop this and took the strap and hit
him with it. He never bothered the children again.
She always took jobs with her friend,
Stephanie. They were working in the hotel where
Al Capone came a lot when she met her dear hus-
band Bert. She was a pastry girl and when he sawv
her coming with the tray, he would walk up two
steps to reach the pastries and get one in each hand.
This started a short courtship between them. He
asked her to go out with him and she asked if he
had a car. "Yes," was the answer. "Well I can't go out
with you then." She and her friend had gone on a
picnic with two fellows in their car and they got
frisky and they had to walk home. Bert sold his new
touring car and two months later they were mnar-
ried in Stephanie's house on April 19, 1927, which
was Bert's birthday.
They had one child a year later in March
(Jeanette) and due to the Great Depression started
to migrate to New York. Things were rough then
and people were lucky to get work. They settled in
Brooklyn, with new friends that they had met on
the way in Ohio. They moved to Long Island where
they got their first house in Richmond Hill. They
worked hard fixing it up and eventually moved St.
Albans each time bettering themselves. The last
house in Hluntington, was a twvo family split level
that Bert designed and built. Their daughter, son-in-
law Arthur and three children and Mother in law all
lived in it. In 1961 Bert decided to move to Florida
and purchased his Cherry Lake home. Lots of re-
pairs and hard work turned the house into a really
nice home. Grandchildren visited often and grew to
love the area. Genevieve worked at NFJC as a salad
maker when they had their large kitchen. An acci-
dent in a gas station left her paralyzed for three days
and she couldn't work at the college anymore. In
1976, Bert built a house on Cherry Lake Circle for his
daughter and family. He was 81 then. Arthur and the
Please see F~ernand, Page 3A.


By Kristin Finney
Greene Publishing, Inc.
On the evening of
June 4, at Boothill Stadi-
um, following the com-
mencement ceremony,
Madison County High


School will host Project
Graduation. This event
is hosted by parents and
teaching staff for the
graduating seniors,
At Project Gradua-
tion, the graduates will
take part in games and
:vent loa e
school cam-
pus. These ac-
tivities
include: Wii
competitions,
relay races,
money machines, danc-
ing, movies and many
other games. This is
meant to be a final op-
portunity for the gradu-
ating class to enjoy each
other's company and
have fun together.
This year, the lead
sponsor for Project


Graduation is Gina
Sapp. Several parent vol
unteers also support her.
These parents are asking
for help from the com-
munity; they are asking
for donations of handout
gifts as well as monetary


suppo ese
parents would
like to make
this a memo-
rable event for
the graduat-
ing class of


Madison County
Sheriff Ben Stewart re-
ports that on Friday,
M~ai 21, at 1:40 a.m., in-
vestigators from the
Madison County Sher-
iff's Office Drug Task
Force stopped a vehicle
on Interstate 10 for a
traffic infraction. The
stop resulted in the ar-






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Nathamiel Hatcher
rested of Jeffrey Lam-
ont Gibbs, 33, of Miami,
and Nathaniel Thomas
Hlatcher, 36, of Jack-
sonville. A total of
$5,933.00 was seized and
is now pending forfei-
ture proceedings.


The Drug Task
Force K-9 investigator
deployed his canine,
Arko, to conduct a free
air sniff of the exterior
of the vehicle. Arko gave
a positive alert to the
presence of a narcotic
odor.
Investigators con-
ducted a probable cause











Jeffery Gibbs
search of the vehicle
and the contents con-
tained within it. While
do so, they located a
plastic bag containing
cash, along with 13
working cell phones con-
cealed in a void in the


vehicle. The search was
continued and investiga-
tors located a large duf-
fel bag in the rear cargo
area that contained
large five pound bricks
of marijuana.
The currency was
packaged in a manner
consistent with a drug
courier's method for
transporting money for
drug transactions.


Both Gibbs and
Hatcher were arrested
without incident and
charged with possession
of marijuana with in-
tent to distribute. The
marijuana's estimated
street value was $20,000
dollars.
Drug investigators
were assisted by the
Sheriff's Office Patrol
Division.


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By aob Bem al
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Madison County
Commission heard a pro-
posal from a woman
wrho spoke on the coun'
ty's health insurance
needs, at the board's May
19 meeting
Robin Riley repre-
sents Brown and Brown
PRIA, a public risk in-
surance company, which
acts as an advisory
agency to help munici-
palities and govern-
ments find their best
options for insurance
coverage.
Riley said that her
company had helped
Gilchrist County saved
$240,000 annually and
had helped the City of
Chipley saved $38,000 an-
nually.
The board agreed to
allow Riley to come back
at the next meeting, after
they had an opportunity
to review her proposal.
Sheriff Ben Stewart
requested that another
company, named Hunt,
be allowed to come speak
to the board and present
a proposal
After some discus-
sion, the board agreed to
hear from Hunt at the
next meeting.
Please see Insurance
Proposal, Page 3A


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2A Mladison County Carrier


Wednesday, Mlay 26, 2010


I saw something on
the news the other
morning that appalled
me. Members of OUR
United States Congress
gave a standing ovation
to Mexican President
Felipe Calderon after he
condemned the new Ari-
zona immigration. law.
It doesn't matter
which individual sup-
ports that particular law
and who doesn't. The
fact is that Arizona
made a law and our US
Congress gave a stand-
ing ovation that is
AGAINST one of our
OWVN.
housee divided
against itself cannot
stand. "(Matthew 12:25)
"A NATION DIVID-
]ED CANN\OTI PRIE-
VAILS~ AGAINST ITS
ENEMIES"
Yet, while the Mexi-
can President is con-
demning Arizona for
tougher immigration
laws (which it's having
to do because the federal
government won't step
up to the plate) he him-
self has said that Mlexico
has basically the same
immigration laws that
Arizona is now enforc-


ference between Ari-
zona's laws and Mexi-
co's laws? In Arizona the
law states that a police-
man, during an arrest or
detention, thinks some-
one is an illegal immi-
grant, then he can ask
for documentation. The
difference would be that
in Mexico they don't
have all the governmen-
tal control that America
has. A policeman can do
just about anything apo-
liceman wants to do.
Meaning, he can walk
up to anyone at anytime
and ask for documenta-
tion with no previous
detention needed.
Why is Arizona
catching so much bad
press for enforcing a law
that other countries all
around this world en-
force. Every country has
tough immigration
laws, except America.
The fact is, Arizona is
now stepping up and do-
ing what our federal
government won't do,
and OUR US Congress
gives the Mexican presi-
dent a standing ovation
for it.
Something is wrong
with that picture!


concerning this state-
ment. Hlis reply wlas
that this WAS true up
until one year ago.
However, a year ago
that part of the law had
been "erased."
H-owever, he then
went into detail explain-
ing that a Mexican Po-
liceman can ask a
citizen to showv proper
documentation, and if
found to be an illegal im-
migrant then that per-
son is deported. He also
stated that 'No they can-
not stay in Mexico and
work and live there.
They are deported.'
So, what is the dif-


In TIhe Wi~ashington
Times, May 3, 2010 edi-
tion it says, "Under the
Mexican law, illegal im-
migration is a felony,
punishable for up to twlo
years in, prison. Immi-
grants who are deported
and attempt to re-enter
can be imprisoned for 10
years. Visa violators can
be sentenced to six-year
terms. Mexicans who
help illegal immigrants
are considered crimi-
nals."
President F'elipe
Calderon was ques-
tioned on national tele-
vision last week


"Another balloon animal? And who da you
think ends up taking care of these?"


Ray C. Robinson
(1930 2004) was born in
Albany, Georgia during
the Great Depression.
You probably think
you've heard of him, but
like most of the men and
women profiled in this
column, you're not sure.
Until now.
Ray had what most
of us would consider to
be a rough life, but you


would never know it by
his positive outlook on
life. He was born into
poverty and his mother
had only a fourth, grade
education. He overcame
two tragedies early in
his life; first, his
younger brother died
when. Ray was just five~,
and his mother died
when he was fifteen. De-
spite all this, he went on
to have a successful ca-
reer as a gospel, jazz
and blues musician who
even did some country
and pop songs. Some
people credit Ray C.
Robinson for inventing
soul music.
Ray was sent away
to a special school in St.
Augustine, Florida,
when he wvas a child. It
was time to hit the road,
Jack. But this was for
his own good, and he
seemed to benefit from
the experience, as he
learned to play the pi-
ano, clarinet, saxo-
phone, trumpet and
organ while he was
there. But he always had
Georgia on his mind.
While he was away
at school, his mother
died. His father died
two years later. The
thing that Ray feared
most, though, was the
thought of losing his
hearing. You'll know
why in a minute.
As an adult, Ray
had more challenges to
overcome in his person-
al life. He abused heroin
for 17 years, which re-
sulted in three arrests.
Hle was married twice
and fathered twelve
children by nine dif-


ferent women.
But he continued to
create great music. In
1946, he began his pro-
fessional career playing
with local bands in Jack-
sonville, Florida. Two
years later he moved to
Seattle and formed a
jazz and blues group
known as The Maxim
Trio. He also adopted
the stage name of R.C.
Robinson. He always
claimed that he trusted
people, yet he insisted
on being paid in single
dollar bills every time.
You'll know why in a
minute.
The following year,
in 1949, he changed his
professional name once
again and released his
first single. Throughout
his career, Ray earned a
number of important
awards and honors, in-
cluding:
*The Horatio Al-
ger Award (1995)
*Winner of 12
Grammy Awards
*Induction into
the Roll Hall of Fame's
original class (1986)
*One of his songs
was proclaimed as the
state song of Georgia
(1979)
Hollywvood made
a movie about his ca-
reer, in which Jamie
Foxx won an Academy
Award for his portrayal
of Ray (2005)
*Winner of the
Helen Keller Personal
Achievement Award
(1994).
Why would Ray be
eligible for the Hlelen
Ke~ller Award?
The school that he


went to as a child was a
school for the blind. At
age five, he began to lose
his sight, and by age sev-
en, het was completely
blind. By this time,
though, he had already
begun to learn how to
play music, so his blind-
ness didn't hurt his abil-
ity to perform.
When you see all
those celebrities on TV
wearing sunglasses in-
doors, they are merely
following the example
that Ray Robinson set
more than 50 years ago,
because Ray always
wore sunglasses in-
doors. And he always
had a smile on his face.
So his name still
doesn't ring a bell, yet
you've heard of him. His
name could get confused
with that of Sugar Ray
Robinson, one of the
greatest boxers of all
time. In fact, Ray C.
Robinson shortened his
name when he entered
show business in order
to avoid having his
name confused with that
of Sugar Ray Robinson.
Because Ray
Charles Robinson, the
musician who cranked
out such hits as "Geor-
gia on My Mind" and
"H-it the Road, Jack,"
was none other than ...
Ray Charles.

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Congr atulations

To Graduates
I would like to take a moment to congratulate all
the high school graduates. You have done a great job
and you have made your family and friends so
proud. Once again, congratulations!
My aunt, Kathy Wilson, and first cousin, Carrie
Calhoun, were honored this past weekend with a
birthday party. Carrie's birthday was Mlay 18 and
Aunt Kathy's will be Thursday, May 27.
Lee Worship Center will host their monthly
Gospel Opry on Friday, June 4, beginning at 7 p.m.
Anyone who can pick, play or simply listen is invit-
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Thne MlcCormick Fam~ily will be singing this Sat-
urday, May 29, at the Fifth Saturday Farmers and
Friends Day in Madison. Farmers and Friends Day
always has some great booths with great food. There
is also great entertainment during the event. It is
held in and around the Four Freedoms Park in Madi-

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Mladison County Carrier 3A


I'm not sure who
originated the term
"bum rush" to de-
scribe the idea of
tossing a ne'er-do-
well into the street.
Probably somebody
frOm a Brooklyn bowc-
ery. At any rate, bum
Tush is a good term to
describe the anti-in-
cumbent mood that is
Shaping up for this
fall's mid-term elec-
tions.
This is not just an
American phenome-
non. After 13 years in
power, British voters
gave the heave-ho to
Gordon Brown's La-
bor Party. The pre-
vailing mood is
something like this -
'we don't know whnat
we want, but we know
that what we have is-
n't working, so let's
try something differ-
ent.' In Greece, peo-
ple are rioting in the
street as their econo-
my teeters on the
brink of collapse.
In the wake of the
global financial melt-
down two years ago,
consumers made a
conservative adjust-
ment - they reduced
expenditures and
went on a strict bud-
get to reduce person-
al risk. Politicians
didn't get it. They
went on a spending
spree (bailouts, stim-
ulus and new entitle-
ments) that has
driven our country
into greater debt and
increased risk.
Have the politi-
cians learned their
lesson? No. The lat-
est from Capitol Hill
is that the majority
Democrats are ready-
ing legislation that
will add another half
trillion to the deficit
..before this fall's
election. Their atti-
tude is similar to An-
imal House's Delta
fraternity whose re-
sponse to being dis-
banded was to throw
one last blow-out par-
ty.
It's not a good
time to be an incum-
bent politician - sort
of like a deer on the
first day of hunting
season. The warning
signs are everywhere.
Last fall, we had two
gubernatorial races
(New Jersey and Vir-
ginia) where voters
said "enough" and
elected long-shots. In
January, we had the
shocking special elec-
tion in Massachu-
setts where Scott
Brown wcas elected to
replace the late Sena-


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tor Edward Kennedy.
This phenomenon
is non-partisan.
Pennsylvania voters
decided to unseat
five-term Washington
crony Arlen Specter -
they decided that
party -switching
Arlen was out for
himself rather than
the people he suppos-
edly represented. De-
mocrat voters
decided to replace
long-serving Alan
Mollohan in West
Virginia. Not to be
outdone, Utah Repub-
licans gave the boot
to three-term Senator
Bob Bennett.
In our own back-
yard, Governor Crist
felt so much voter re-
jection in quest of
the vacant Senate
seat that he quit the
Republican Party to
run as an indepen-
dent. In Kentucky,
the GOP establish-
ment candidate was
trounced by Libertar-
ian Rand Paul for the
Republican Senate
nomination. The ef-
fect of the grass-
roots Tea Party
movement is felt
everywhere.
Dozens of long-
time comfortable
politicians are choos-
ing to retire rather
than face the voter's
wrath, this November.
Remember Bart Stu-
pak from Michigan's
Upper Peninsula?
His political career is
over. The latest is
David Obey (WI-7)
who has chosen to
cash in his chips af-
ter a mere 41 years in
Congress.
Obey is chairman
of the House Appro-
priations Committee,
the folks that write
the Federal budget.
A lot of the 2010 po-
litical casualties are
appropriators (big
spenders) including
Bennett, Mollohan,
and Specter. A lot of
the anti-incumbent
fervor is driven by
anger over out-of-
control spending.
Run-away debt is a
close second.
In addition to vol-
untary retirements,
there are involuntary
retirements as well.
Both, sides have lost a


congressman recent-
ly from the obligato-
ry sex-scandal and
every now and then,
the grim reaper is-
sues his own term
limit notice as was
the case with the late
John Murtha of
Pennsylvania. Some
of these fellows
won't leave their
Congressional gig
until they're carried
out feet-first.
Democrats argue
that Republicans are
just as bad as they
are when it comes to
overspending. Do
you really want to
justify your political
future with that lame
argument?
I say throw all the
bum~s into the street
and start fresh! That
probably won't hap-
pen but this fall
promises to bring us
plenty of political ca-
sualties. This is not a
bus in ess -as -usual
election.
There are twvo po-
litical reforms that I
would like to see gain
momentum with this
unusual election.
First would be re_
newved interest in
term limits. We need
fewer professional
politicians and more
citizen legislators, in
my opinion. We need
more "main street"
people with busineSS
experience writing
our laws rather than
Washington insiders
who are primarily in-
terested in their own
power.
Second, we need
earmark reform to se"
verely limit the num-
ber and cost of
"goodies" that politi-
cians can dole out to
ensure their reelec-
tion. The harm and
abuse from this cor-
rupt system far out-
weighs the good.
The mid-term elec-
tions promise to be
unusual and exciting
this year. Not since
the 1994 election have
we seen this much mo-
mentum for a new
start. Come January,
we'll see a lot of new,
fresh faces on Capitol
Hill. Whether or not
the election results in
meaningful reform re-
mains to be seen.


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grandsons Paul and Bert, helped a lot on the house
and it was finished in December of 1979. Bert
passed in November of 1983 when he was 90. A won-
derful man loved by all who knew him. Genevieve
lived alone for 26 years until a month before her 101
birthday, but came to eat at her daughter's home al-
most every evening for 25 years. She went to the
nursing home in June of 2008. She was full of love
and laughter and she tried to teach the girls howr to
polka and waltz. She was a very loving and giving
person. She was treated with respect and kindness
by all in the home, and they said she was the most
polite person they ever met. She had many friends,
most of who have gone before her. She is at peace
and it is sure there is quite a happy reunion in heav-
She is survived by her loving daughter. Jeanette
Norelius; Grandson, Paul Norelius (Jeta), of Madi-
son; Bert Norelius (Debbie) Byron and David, of
New York; Linda Zanetti (James) Nicholas and
Amanda.
She was cremated and there will be a Celebra-
tion of Life service at St. Mary's Episcopal Church
of Madison, on July 10 at 11 a.m., with a reception
following.
No flowers please, donations may be made to St.
Mary's Episcopal Church of Madison or Big Bend
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May 29, 30
Ebenezer United
Methodist Church in
Hamburg will be cele-
brating its 48th Home-
coming on Sunday May
30. Services will begin
at 11 a.m. Rev. Juan
Ramos, Pastor of Cher-
ry Lake and Greenville
United Methodist
Churches will be the
guest pastor. After the
service, there will be
dinner on the grounds.
A Saturday night old
time gospel sing will be
held on May 29, begin-
ning at 7 p.m. at the
church. Many favorite
old hymns will be
sung.
June 12
The Barksdale
Foundation invites you
to their open house at
the Barksdale Farm,
1647 Captain Buie
Road, Pinetta, on Satur-
day, June 12. There will
be a potluck picnic
(bring a dish to share
and a lawn chair), mu-
sic, magic and old-fash-
ioned games
(horseshoes, sack race,
three-legged race and
the like). Please contact
Mary Kay at (850) 973-
6233 for more informa-
tion.
June 19
Be sure to get on
board when the Talla-
hassee Model Railroad
Show and Sale arrives
in town on Saturday,
June 19th, 2010.
The show, spon-
sored by the Big Bend
Model Railroad Associ-
ation, will take place at
the North Florida Fair-


grounds, Building #4,
at the corner of Paul
Russell Road and South
Monroe Street in Talla-
hassee, Fl. Admission
is $5 for adults and chil-
dren 13 and older; chil-
dren 12 and under are
free. Parking is free,
Hours are from 9 am to
4 pm.
Exciting train lay-
outs, from G scale live
steam trains and 3-rail
Lionel to desktop sized
N scale will be on dis-
play.
Experts on model
train design, layout,
equipment and con-
struction will be on
hand, along with ven-
dors featuring a wide
range of trains and oth-
er model railroad
items.
For more informa-
tion contact John Sul-
lenberger at
(850)544-1870 (24/7 voice
mail).
August 21
Army Reserved Re-
union A group is cur-
rently trying to locate
all members of the
273rd Ordinance Com-
pany Army Reserve
Unit, for our first annu-
al reunion that is
scheduled for August
21. If anyone interest-
ed in participating,
please contact Charles
Miller @ 229-244-1533 or
Samantha Inman @
229-563-2066 for more
details. We look for-
ward to hearing from
you.
First Friday of
Each Month
Everyone is invited


to gospel (open mic)
sings at Lee Worship
Center the first Friday
night of each month,
beginning at 7 p.m. The
church is located at 397
Magnolia Dr. in Lee.
Everyone is asked to
bring a dish for the pot
luck supper. There will
be great musicians, so
those who can play an
instrument are wel-
come to come and join
in. Bring a friend with
you. For more informa-
tion, call Allen Mc-
Cormick.
Every First And
Third Monday
Conso 1idated
Christian Ministries,
located at 799-C SW
Pinckney Street in
Madison has changed
their food distribution
give-out days. Food will
now be given out on the
first and third Mondays
of each month from 10
a.m.-2:30 p.m. to those
who have signed up
and qualified in accor-
dance with USDA
guidelines. Anyone can
come in and see if they
qualify and sign up on
the following days:
Tuesday, Wednesday or
Thursday from 9 a.m.-
11:45 a.m.
Thursdays-Mondays
The Florida DEP's
Stephen Foster Folk
Culture Center State
Park will host an ongo-
ing wood carving work-
shop on Thursdays
through Mondays, from
noon until 4 p.m. Par-
ticipants can create fig-
ure carvings, wood
spirits, spoons, bowls,


relief carvings and
more during this four-
hour class. Workshop
fees are $15 per session
and include park ad-
mission. For additional
information or to regis-
ter for the workshops,
please call (386) 397-
1920 or visit
wwwol.stephenfosterCSO.
org.
Each Weekday
Except Tuesday
The Senior Citizens
Center offers computer
classes to seniors 60
and older each week-
day except Tuesday For
more information or to
sign up, please call
(850) 973-4241.
Every
Tuesday-Saturday
The Diamonds in
the Ruff Adoption Pro-
gram at the Suwannee
Valley Humane Society
is open every Tuesday
through Saturday from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It is lo-
cated on 1156 SE Bisbee
Loop, Madison, FL
32340. For more infor-
mation, or directions,
call (866) 236-7812 or
(850) 971-9904.
Second and Fourth
Saturday of Each
Month
The Madison
Church of God hosts a
free soup kitchen the
second and fourth Sat-
urday of each month at
the Greenville Senior
Citizens Center. Lunch
is served from noon to 1
p.m.
Third Tuesday
of Each Month
The Greater
Greenville Area Dia-


betes Support Group is
a free educational ser-
vice and support for di-
abetes and those
wanting to prevent dia-
betes. The group meets
the third Tuesday of
each month at the
Greenville Public Li-
brary Conference
Room at 312 SW Church
St., Greenville, 11-11:30
a.m. Everyone is wel-
come!
Every Wednesday
and Friday
The Senior Citizens
Center's sewing club
for seniors 60 and older
meets every Wednes-
day and Friday. For
more information or to
sign up, please call
(850) 973-4241.
Third Wednesday of
Each Month
The Madison Coun-
ty Health Education
Club is holding a free
educational service
and support group for
people interested in
preventing or control-
ling diabetes, high
blood pressure, elevat-
ed cholesterol levels,
obesity and other
chronic health condi-
tions. The club meets
the third Wednesday
of each month at the
Madison Public Li-
brary Conference
Room at 378 NW Col-
lege Loop, Madison,
12:15-12:45 p.m. Every-
one is welcome to
bring their own lunch.
Third Wednesday of
Each Month
The Madison
County Diabetes Sup-
port Group is a free ed-


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ucational service and
support group for dia-
betes and those wanti-
ng to prevent diabetes.
The group meets the
third Wednesday of
each month at the
Madison Public Li-
brary Conference
Room at 378 NW Col-
lege Loop, Madison,
11:45 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Everyone is welcome
is bring their own
lunch. For details,
contact Marcia
Kazmierski at (386)
752-2461 or Lorraine
Miller at (386) 752-
6439.
Fourth Wednesday
of Each Month
An informational
meeting for those in-
jured and needing
help returning to work
will be held the fourth
Wednesday of each
month from 12-3 p.m.
at the Madison County
Extension Office locat-
ed at 184 College Loop,
Madison. The meeting
is free and open to the
public. For more infor-
mation, please call
(850) 245-3489.
First and Third
Saturday of the
Month
Girl Scout Troop
150 meets at
Greenville United
Methodist Church
every first and Third
Saturday of the month
from 10 a.m. until
Noon. Please call Jan-
ice or Sean Carson at
850/948-6901 or the
Girl Scout Council Of-
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instructions (http://www. irs.gov/pub/irs-
pdf/i941.pd/) for the new Form 941 explain how
this credit for wages paid from March 19 through
March 31 can be claimed on the second quarter re-
turn. The form and instructions are now available
for download on IRS.gov.
The HIRE Act requires that employers get a
signed statement from each eligible new hire, cer-
tifying under penalties of perjury, that he or she
was not employed for more than 40 hours during
the 60 days before beginning employment with
that employer. Employers can use new Form W-11
(http://www. irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fwl1.pdf), Hiring
Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act Em-
ployee Affidavit, released last month, to meet this
requirement. Though employers need this certifi-
cation to claim both the payroll tax exemption and
the new hire retention credit, they do not file these
statements with the IRS. Instead, they must retain
them along with other payroll and income tax
records.
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If you have young children, the end of another school
year means you are now one year closer to the day
when you send them to college and one year clos-
er to dealing with the high costs of higher education.
However, you still have time to save and invest and
one of the best investment choices you can make is a
Section 529 college savings plan.
In fact, a 529 plan contains, in just one account,
some of the key advantages found in other attractive
investment vehicles, such as a 401(k) or IRA. Consider
the following:
Tax-advantaged earnings Roth IRA earnings
accumulate tax free and are distributed tax free, pro-
vided the account is at least five years old and the
account owner doesn't start taking withdrawals until
at least age 59V/2. Similarly, a 529 plan's earnings
accumulate tax free and are distributed tax free, pro-
vided they are used for qualified higher education
expenses. (Keep in mind, though, that 529 plan distri-
butions not used for qualified expenses may be sub-
ject to federal and state income tax and a 10% penal-
ty.) Furthermore, your 529 plan contributions may be
deductible from your state taxes. However, 529 plans
vary, so be sure to check with your tax advisor.
*High contribution limits For 2010, you can
put up to $16,500 into a 401(k) plan, or $22,000 if
you're 50 or older. If you have an IRA, you can con-
tribute up to $5,000 in 2010, or $6,000 if you're 50 or
older. The lifetime contribution limits for 529 plans
may be more generous. While the limits vary by state,
many plans allow contributions in excess of
$200,000, according to the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission. Contributions to 529 plans
are considered gifts; therefore, the $ 13,000 gift limit
should be considered.
*Asset allocation One key to being a success-
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such as stocks, bonds and government securities -
that are appropriate for your risk tolerance and time
horizon. A professional financial advisor can help you
create a suitable asset allocation for your 401(k), IRA
or other investment accounts. Most 529 plans also
offer an asset allocation strategy, typically based on
the age of the child or the number of years until col-
lege enrollment. For example, if your child is younger,
your plan might start off with a higher percentage of
aggressive investments in order to maximize your
growth potential. As your child gets closer to college,
the plan may take a more conservative approach to
help reduce the effects of volatility before you start
tapping into the plan.
Clearly, a 529 plan has much in common with popu-
lar investment vehicles, but it has other characteristics
of which you'll want to be aware. For one thing, the
financial aid impact: Assets in a 529 plan are consid-
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ent. Federal financial aid formulas generally expect
parents to use a smaller percentage of their assets for
college funding. Consequently, you'll want to explore
all aspects of any 529 plan, possibly in consultation
with your financial and tax advisors, before taking
action. But don't wait too long your children will
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Madison County Carrier 7A


The IRS has posted on its website the newly-
revised payroll tax form that most eligible employ-
ers can use to claim the special payroll tax
exemption that applies to many new workers hired
during 2010.
Designed to encourage employers to hire and
retain new workers, the payroll tax exemption and
the related new hire retention credit were created
by the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment
(HIRE) Act signed by President Obama on March
18.
Employers who hire unemployed workers
this year (after Feb. 3, 2010, and before Jan. 1, 2011)
may qualify for a 6.2% payroll tax incentive, in ef-
fect exempting them from the employers share of
Social Security tax on wages paid to these workers
after March 18. This reduction will have no effect
on the employee's future Social Security benefits.
The employee's 6.2% share of Social Security tax
and the employer and employee's shares of
Medicare tax still apply to all wages.

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In addition, for each qualified employee re-
tained for at least a year whose wages did not sig-
nificantly decrease in the second half of the year,
businesses may claim a new hire retention credit
of up to $1,000 per worker on their income tax re-
turn. Further details on both the tax credit and the
payroll tax exemption can be found in a recently
expanded list of answers to frequently asked ques-
tions (http://wwwr.irs.gov/businesses/small/a-rti-
cle/0,, id=220745,00.html) about the new law now
posted on IRS.gov.
How to Claim the PayroHl Tax Exemption
Form 941 (http://wwlw. irs.gov/pub/irs-
pdf/f941.pdf), Employer's QUARTERLY Federal
Tax Return, revised for use beginning with the
second calendar quarter of 2010, will be filed by
most employers claiming the payroll tax exemp-
tion for wages paid to qualified employees. The
HIRE Act does not allow employers to claim the ex-
emption for wages paid in the first quarter but pro-
vides for a credit in the second quarter. The

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"There's no ques-
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people in our area,
Clements said. "Consid-
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8A Madison County Carrier


Wednesday, May 26, 2010


By M.K. Graves
Greene Publishing Inc.
Their theme was celebration: a celebration of
good deeds and reaching out to the community. The
GFWC Madison Woman's Club members met May 13
for the last time until September.
"I want to thank you for all you've done this
year," said president Jackie Johnson. "I appreciate
your hard workk"
Putting a crimp in their budget, the Woman's
Club building needs $400 worth of repairs to replace
thne shelter over the back steps and several doors. A
new roof is also needed: the Club could use commu-
nity help with that project. Johnson said the
Woman's Club 99-year lease from the city requires
them to do repairs.
The big news from the Florida Federation of
Women's Clubs' state convention April 9-12 in Or-
lando was that Madison was represented well. "It
wras a very wonderful opportunity," said Jackie
Johnson, who was the District III Volunteer of the
Ye~ar, competing in state for thne nationals.
Recognition went to Carolyn Edwards, who won


at the district level for a lovely spiritual book of art
and Bible verses she dedicated to her husband, How-
ell. Edwards received an Honorable Mention at the
state level. Sharon French took second place in dis-
trict competition for a multi-color baby set she cro-
cheted and she received an Honorable Mention in
Orlando,
President Jackie Johnson said the Madison
Woman's Club wants women to be aware of breast
cancer. "Every club in the whole state decorated a
bra and brought it to the convention," she said.
Madison's submission, was chosen one of thne
top 100 to be sent around to other clubs.
Madison Woman's Club chaplain, Florida
Smith, gave the devotional on their celebration
theme. She talked about weddings and the return of
Christ.
Glenda Gordon introduced Jessica Webb of The
RAT (Rural Area Theatre) and two actors, Justin
W~ebb and Buddy W~itmer, in a previews of Greater
Tuna, an 80s play about the third smallest town in
Texas, slated to open June 10 in, downtown Madison.
Stuart Fenneman thanked Madison Woman's
Club members for help-
ing the United Methodist
Cooperative Ministries
to purchase and make
quilts for nursing home
residents in G~reenville
and Madison. The quilts
are twin size and each
-c -e quilt will have a Bible
,- verse with the person's
~initials.
I)G j"We need 92 quilts
and we need a lot differ-
ent people to go deliver
them," said Fenneman.
~ ~agbShe said in-kind materi-
P 3k ql:als and supplies can still
be donated for the pro-

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hnalf-slip.
Musical guest Dan Campbell played guitar and
sang for the Woman's Club celebration theme. He
sang "Thank You" by Ray Boltz and "If I had a Dol-
lar" by Carroll Roberson.
Colorful flower arrangements were given as
gifts to offcers and other members for their work
with the Madison W~oman's Club this year, including
Mary Groover, first vice president; Suzanne Peavy,
second vice president; Kay Browning, correspond-
ing secretary; Glenda Gordon, recording secretary;
Ethel Barefoot, treasurer; Annelle Bishop, parlia-
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The Madison County Central School Concert Band gives their best at the Awards Concert.


By M.K~. Graves
Greene Publishing, Inc.
With songs ranging from "Merrily We
Roll Along" to "Hot Cross Buns" to "Go
Mighty Broncos, the 2010 Spring Band
Awards Concert presented by the Madison
County Central School Bands on May 6 roy-
ally entertained the audience.
One student, eighth-grader Rashaad
Joseph, collected 24 awards at the 2010
Spring Band Awards Concert. Rashaad
plays the tuba and baritone as his two main
instruments.
"He is very gifted," said Mladison Coun-
ty Central School band director, Gary Ga-
zlay. "He worked really hard; he pretty
much stayed after school three days a
week."
Gazlay said the recent band awards
were accumulated over a two-year period,


since the school didn't have a concert last
year. Hle complimented the MCCS fifth-
grade Pre-Band, MCCS sixth, seventh, and
eighth-grade Beginning Band and MCCS
sixth, seventh and eighth-grade Concert
Band 2009-2010.
Parents attending the Awards concert
were also enthusiastic.
Derek Miller, a musician and parent to
sixth-grade Concert Band member, Cerid-
wyn Griffis, said, "Mr. Gazlay has obvious-
ly trained the kids well, specifically the
drum line, to keep time without a conduc-
tor. The rest of the band hnas been, trained to
listen to the drum line for the tempo. You
could see kids tapping their feet to keep
time," he said.
It's no small feat in this busy world the
Madison County Central School Bands are
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The 2010 Madison County Creative Writing
Awards district division winners pictured, left to right
are: Jacob Driggers, K-2 division, and Ashley Walden,
6-8 division. Tyler Burnett, the 3-5 division winner, is
not pictured.
Madison County Central School; Ms. Karla Molnar is
her teacher. Her story title is Just Dessert!
Each division winner also received a gold medal.
The gold medal Creative Writing award winners
are Talena Voss, Lee Elementary School; Jamorris
Collins and Eric Hampton, Greenville Elementary
School and Kelli Garner, Ashley Walden and Matthew
Gassler of Madison County Central School; and Ja-
cob Driggers and Tyler Burnett of Pinetta Elemen-
tary School.
Silver and bronze medals were also awarded in
the fast-paced ceremony.


The Madison County Creative Writing gold medal winners are back row, left to right:Talena Voss, Lee EI-
ementary School; Jamorris Collins, Greenville Elementary School; and Kelli Garner and Ashley Walden, both
of Madison County Central School. In the second row, left to right, Jacob Driggers, Pinetta Elementary
School; Matthew Gassler, Madison County Central School; and Eric Hampton, Greenville Elementary School.
The two little girls on the second row, LaSage Ferguson and Zharia Norwood, are Bronze Award winners.


By M.K. Graves
Greene Publishing Inc.
Lou Miller, Superintendent of the Madison County
School District, knows a good story when she reads
one.
"It was very exciting for me last night to read your
creations," Miller told a packed School Board meeting
room May 14 as parents and students listened. "Your
imagination takes us places we might never get to go to-
gether. This is a skill you'll use all the rest of your life,"
she said.
The 2010 Madison County Creative Writing Awards


showcased the writing talents of students throughout
the School District. Coordinator Jan McHargue pre-
sented the top district trophies, which were awarded to
the winning writers: Jacob Driggers, K-2 division, Tyler
Burnett, 3-5 division and Ashley Walden, 6-8 division.
Jacob Driggers is from Pinetta Elementary School;
his teacher is Lewis Christmas and the title of his cre-
ative story is Booger Monster War. The 3-5 division
winner is Tyler Burnett from Pinetta Elementary
School; Ms. Kara Washington is her teacher. The title
of her fantasy story is The Last Red Wing Dragon.
The 6-8 division winner is Ashley Walden from


The bronze Creative Writing medal winners are left to right: back row, Kim-
mie Fields, Marc Robinson and Rosalyn Livingston of Madison County Central
School. Second row, LaSage Ferguson, Greenville Elementary School; Logan
Spindell, Pinetta Elementary School; Zane Herring, Lee Elementary School; Wade
Braswell, GES; Jacob Curtis, LES; and Justin Davis, MCCS. Third row, Makeela
Hawkins, MCCS; Zharia Norwood, GES; Karic Miller, PES; and McKenzie Myers,
MCCS.


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Annett Bus Lines' Braves Defeat

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By Kristin Finney
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At a tough match up, the Annett Bus Lines
Braves dominated the Farm Bureau Phillies with a
final score of eight to two.
Players for the Braves showed great skill during
the evenings game. Pitcher, Drew Annett, finished
the night with 10 strikeouts, while Drew Herring
went two for three, with two doubles and three RBI's.
The evening began with Dilan Lawson on the
mound, striking out two Braves and getting a third
to ground out to second base.
In the second inning, the Braves attempted to
come back by stealing home, however, they were
tagged out.
After starting off slow, the third inning turned
out to be the best inning for the Braves, with three
walks by Zach Harvey, Justice Renfro and Christian
Nitsche. Brinson Rye earned the first RBI of the Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Kristin Finney, May 12, 2010. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Kristin Finney, May 12, 2010.
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4-2 in favor of Annett Bus Lines. pitches before the bottom of the first. watches the call.
The game ended at the top of the fifth, due to
time limit. In the final play of the game, Drew Her-
ring drove in his third run of the night, bringing in
Christian Nitsche.
This play brought the score up 8-2.


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Wednesday, May 26, 2010


Greene Publishing, Inc photo by Cheltsie Kinsley, Mayt 15, 2010
The Female Athlete of the Year went to Kaitlin Jackson and the
Male Athlete of the Year went to Clark Christy.


Greene Publishing, Inc photo by Cheltsie Kinsley, May 15, 2010
During last Saturday evening's ACA sports banquet, varsity baseball play-
ers were honored with awards. Back row, left to right: Trent Roberts, Co-MVP;
Brandon Darnell, Coach's Award; and Casey Wheeler, Defensive Award. Front
row, left to right: Marcus Roberts, Co-MVP; and Lane Fraleigh, Batting Champ
Award.


Greene Publishing, Inc photo by Cheltsie Kinsley, Mayt 15, 2010
The varsity basketball awards were presented to the varsity boys for their
outstanding job on the court. Back row, left to right: Josh Funderburke, Most
Improved Player; John Stephens, Leadership Award; and Alex Dunkle, MVP.
Front row, left to right: Brandon Darnell, Defensive Player of the Year; and Clark
Christy, Offensive Player of the Year.


Greene Publishing, Inc photo byt Cheltsie Kinsley, May 15, 2010
The varsity girl's basketball team also did an outstanding job on the court. Pictured from left to right:
Tiffany Funderburke, Post Player of the Year; Sarah Sorenson, Free Throw Shooter of the Year; Cheltsie Kins-
ley, Warrior Award; and Kaitlin Jackson, MVP. (Not pictured: Lisa Kisamore, Most Valuable Bookkeeper; and
Nikki Hamrick, Most Improved Player).


The varsity softball awards were presented to the girls during 1
to right: Brooke Kinsey, Golden Glove Award; Kaitlin Jackson, Offe
Year; Ashley Schofill, MVP; and Sunnie Sorenson, Coach's Award,


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By Fran Hunt to be around; to the Lady Warriors
Special from the Monticello Newus ing this year a success. You all wo
The annual Aucilla Christian Academy athletic and I couldn't have asked for mol
banquet and awards ceremony was held at 6 p.m. Sat- another great season with you; 1
urday, May 15 in the First United Methodist Church been a pleasure having you as m~
fellowship hall and many young varsity athletes were You have been a blessing in the liv
recognized for their great achievements throughout forward to another year with y
the year. Brooke and Donnie for your sup
Principal Richard Finlayson welcomed attendees said Kinsey.
and offered a prayer. "Our athletes have once again Brooke Kinsey received the G
gone above and beyond in their achievements and it is the Offensive Award went to Kai
our pleasure to acknowledge their success," said Fin- Copeland was named the Defensiv
layson. "In addition to the sports banquet, the com- Ashley Schofill was named the
mittee is also responsive for other financial needs Sorensen received the Coach's Awe
throughout the year, sue~ a varsity letter jackets, fa- Before presenting cross could
cility improvements an theirr expenses outside of the Dan Nennstiel said,' "Thanks to
school's budget. We raise money by selling Gold Cards serve with such a great group of C
and advertising signs displayed around each sport's many people to make the Cross Ce
complex. It i ~our goal to make sure our athletes have sible and thanks to'all thd parer
all they neeali da few added benefits on the side," blessing, providing snacks, drinl
Finlayson ad ed. the meets."
Guests then enjoyed the meal-oprovided compli- Elizabeth,Riley received the a
ments of the ACA Athletic Committee. The meal in- for the Girls; TaylorCopeland rec
eluded pulled pork, barbecue chicken, green beans, Most Improved Girl Runner; S;
garlic mashed potatoes, fresh garden salad, rice, rolls named the MVP for the Girls;
absE~cake. named MVP for the Boys; Corey
Following the meal-qets enjoyed the annual Leadership f~r the Boys; and
Power Point Presentation byMary Beth Bishop. As is named the Most Improved Boy Ru
tradition, the presentation was full of great music, Prior to presenting awards t
funny and serious sports photos taken during the leaders Melissa Kinsey had thank
course of the year, and lots and lots of hoots and to thank for a successful year. "To
howls. o(~ a uhspeetdteAa for allowing me to serve in his r
Athletic DietrRyHge rsne h c-Watt and Marissa Snodgrass, you
demic athlete awards to Dana Jane Watt and John girls. Thank you for all of your he
Stephens. tion that you have given to this sq
Prior to presenting the awards to varsity baseball Captain and Co-Captain. You have
players, Hughes offered special thanks to the Lord for ahead of you. We will miss you bo
the opportunity to coach a fine group of young men in all of your support throughout th
a game he loves; to Dan Nennstiel for announcing the driving the girls to all away game
games; to Tonya Roberts for heading up the boosters working the concession stand dur
and doing an outstanding job; to parents who helped ketball season; to the Football Boc
with transportation for many of the games and helped everything that you do for the gi
with concessions; to the Academic Committee; to as- two times a ~ek to providing all t
sistant coaches Bill Buckhalt and Bill Brown; to JV night it is t13 a blessing to havf
Coaches Head Coach Daryl Adams and Hank Davis for to Mr. Fin l~n for all of your
their assistance; and to Richard Finlayson and the ad- Scharinge 11~l of your new
ministration for their tremendous support. brought tol and encourage
Varsity baseball awards were presented to Co- throughout ~lr; and to my fa
MVP's Trent Roberts and Marcus Roberts; the Coach- every day w reroup of girls.
es Award went to Brandon Darnell; the Defensive rifice and n~llom a family:
Award went to Casey Wheeler; and the Batting Champ and I thankrc Pwing me ti
Award went to Lane Fraleigh. Ashley L lid the C
Prior to the presentation of varsity softball Jane Watp UC (m
awards, Coach Edwin Kinsey had those he would like leader); e-I r~land w
to thank. "Thank you to my Lord and Savior Jesus Around.
Christ for the opportunity to work with the best group Bef lling varsity foo
of girls around; to Mr. Finlayson for your guidance Scott S( a thanked his Lo:
and understanding; to Coach Hughes for your help Christ 1~he gives all the g
whenever it is needed; to Paulette Schofill for keeping and tl l for their patience
the book and always knowing what was going on dur- ad ~n and staff, inch~
ing the game, organizing our concession stand; to lay ~Harvin, Cathy Jacks
Cody Kelly for working the concession stand; to Tom Peul-r to his coaches D
Copeland for your great announcing ability; to Shane R oo Vause, Richard w;
McKnight, I will never be able to thank you enough for E~Mike Holm, Robel
all that you do around the softball complex. The gift of hL Id ministry; statisti
handy work has been a true blessing to all of us who -I o; for film, Danny
know what you are capable of creating. To the Athlet- rts~rrt information,
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scenes that many are not aware of, and without y -oy Peyton I
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The cheerleading awards were given to the varsity girls during the ACA
sports banquet Saturday night. Pictured from left to right: Ashley Evans, Coach's
Award; Dana Jane Watt, MVC (most valuable cheerleader); and Taryn Copeland,
Best AII Around.


Greene Publishing, Inc photo by Cheltsie Kinsley, Ivay 15, 2010
During the ACA sports banquet Saturday evening, awards were presented to the
outstanding football players of the varsity team at ACA. Back row, left to right: Levi
Cobb, Coach's Horizon Award; Trent Roberts, Defensive Lineman of the Year; and
Tyler Evans, Defensive Player of the Year. Front row, left to right: Wilson Lewis, MVP
and Red Spice Player of the Year for Our District; Lane Fraleigh, Spiritual Leadership
Award; and Clark Christy, Offensive Player of the Year.


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Joe Sadler, Cindy watts and Tonya Roberthi the par-
ents for providing meals and support for t~e players
and coaches; to pre-game meal coordinator Lisa Jack-
son; announcing, Dan Nennstiel; for the Nat pnal An-
them, Mandy Self; Susan Floyd for painting orthe log
at the midfield; the parents who man the ch cr
during the games; Sara Demott and the PTO'
Hartsfield and the Student Council; Richarda
Roccanti for their technical support; MattSt
Coca-Cola for Powerade, coolers and w er b
Fraleigh Nursery for donation of P ~Ade;
Steve Weeks for field maintenance.
Levi Cobb received the C ~s Horiz Awa ,
Trent Roberts received hrfensive Lineman of
Year; Tyler Eva rj~~e Defensive Player of t
Year; Wilson Lewis wa named MVP and Red Spic
Player of the Year for Our District; Lane Fraleigh re-
ceived the Spiritual Leadership Award; and Clark
Christy received the Offensive Player of the Year.
Before prese ~~awards to the varsity boy's bas-
ketball, players Co[ Dan Nennstiel said, "Thank
you to my Lord and S vior, Jesus Christ for the oppor-
tunity to work with so many fine young men. I would
also like to show appreciation to Mac Finlayson for all
his help coaching and all the uncountable little things
he does; and James Burkett\ Samantha Roberts, Melis-
sa Kinsey, Elizabeth Ril ~bbie Stephens, Charlotte
Christy, Kim RoCtILi Nennstiel and Dilyn
Stowers."
Josh. erburke was 1 edMost Improved
Player; John Stephens rece dership~derhi
Award; Alex Dunkle was nam do~d n Dar-
nell received the Defensive PlrSt Year; and
Clark Christy was named the O yerl~.e~ of the
Year. C
Prior to presenting awards t irlsrl bas-
ketball team, Coach Daryl Ad a~E~n thank,
"First, our Lord and Savior Jesu the~pR~h op-
portunity to be in the ministry athletics;s
Mr. Finlayson for his counsel f~p the
game; Coach Hughes for malI mind
while coaching in his dep cl~g~ Fin-
layson for his wonder ~~~CBEinaar ~erior
knowledge of the ga pi~ gi n mmy
own coacicDea har
Wa mg~ll~i the younc""~~m~la~ 4 afnore
for keeping our score boo for~;8ll~ei~m~o
his stats keeping andco.sMl
lory PlainegB bys
thanks to-parents fort M
and fo'r traveling to support t..
boosters for supporting us fully; t
tertaining himself at all the practc
and thanks to my wife for sacrificing so
my job easier,
Tiffany Funderburke was named Post
the Year; Sarah Sorenson was namedFr
Shooter of the Year; Cheltsie Kinsley recei
Warrior Award; Kaitlin Jackson was named
Lisa Kisamore was named Most Valuable Bookk
and Nikki Hamrick was named Most Improved Pl
Ray Hughes then announced that theAtle
the Year. The Female Athlete of the Year went
Kaitlin Jackson and the Male Athlete of the Year we
to Clark Christy.
To conclude the banquet, Ray Hughes announce
that he was retiring as Athetic Director and teach
but he would be staying on as the head baseball coach
He added that Mary Beth Bishop would be taking o
as the new Athletic Director of Aucilla Chita
Academy.
Richard Finlayson then presented Hughes with
large beautiful plaque for over 35 years of dedicate
service to ACA and its athletes.


Irs, thank you fdr mak-
vorked hard every day
lore. I look forward to
; to Erin, Kelly,, it has
ny assistant this year,
.ives of the girls. I look
you; and to Melissa,
Ipport and sacrifice,"

Golden Glove A r;
aitlin Jackson; n
ive Playe'r of tjeear;
re MVP; and nie
ward.
iuntry awarlCoach
:o God fdr ~ng me
Godly people. It takes
Country ministry pos-
ents for being such a
nks and helping with

award for Leadership
received the award for
Sarah Sorenson was
;; Jay Finlayson was
y Burrus received the
1 Sammy Ritter was
runner.
to the varsity cheer-
Iked those she wished
lo my Heavenly Father
Ministry; Dana Jane
u are two very special
hard work and dedica-
squad this year as our
ve a very bright future
,oth; to the parents for
the year, helping with
res, feeding the teams,
Hiring football and bas-
,oosters, thank you for
girls, from feeding us
l1that you do on senior
.ve you a part of ACA;
ur support; to Coach
J ideas that you have
igement to the girls
family for sharing me
1s. It takes a lot of sac-
ily to coach anything
i to do this."
Coach's Award; Dana
most valuable cheer-
was named Best All

3otball awards, Coach
lord and Sa~gr Jesus
Glory; his wife, Holli
:e and support; to the
:luding Richard Fin-
:kson, Ray Hughes and
Daryl Adams, Colby
watt, Derrick Burrus,
,ert Ledford for their
;tician David Jackson
y Jackson and Donald
1, Mary Beth Bishop;
school; to student man-
underburke and Lisa
I Scharinger; Melissa
c th ~support; to the
support of
om whom he
inrg, to include


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Dana Jane Watt (left) and John Stephens (right)
were awarded the academic athlete awards, during
~the ACA sports banquet Saturday night.


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Greene Publishing, Inc photo by Cheltsie Kinsley, May 15, 2010 The distinguished cross country awards were presented to the athletes. From left to right; Elizabeth Ri-
g the sports banquet Saturday night. Pictured from left ley, Leadership for the Girls; Taylor Copeland, Most Improved Girl Runner; Sarah Sorenson, MVP for the
ifensive Award; Taryn Copland, Defensive Player of the Girls; Jay Finlayson, MVP for the Boys; and Corey Burrus, Leadership for the Boys. (Not pictured, Sammy
rd. Ritter, Most Improved Boy Runner.)


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Wednesday, June 2, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Live Oak Garden Club 1100 11th St., Live Oak


FREE SCREENINGS MAY INCLUDE:
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fast 8 to 10 hours (Non-members fee: $5) Blood pressure check
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Wednesday, May 26, 2010


Bde sge nY InScenery. Studies
show that clutter and boring spaces
not only add stress to a person's life,
but also that it makes them less happy.
A quick way to fix this problem is to
clean up. File some of those papers,
throw away any old cups and make
your desk your personal space again.
Tell A Joke. Telling a joke not
only brightens the joke tellers day, it
also brightens the day of those listen-
ing. Share the happiness, whether it is
a quick gag or a funny tale.
Buy A Good Book. Reading is a
simple way to relieve stress. Reading a
good book allows a person to relax and
take brief mind vacation during a hec-
tic day. Not sure what books you like?
Try a few different kinds.
Adopt Breathing Habits. Take a
breath. Taking a moment to breathe
and simply relax will not only rejuve-
nate your mind, but also to refocus.
The centering of the body is the sim-
plest way to reach maximum relax-
ation-


By Kristin Finney
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Colors are more
than a fashion state-
ment, they are also state-
ments about how you
feel and live. The color a
person is wearing shows
the mood that a person is
in, and not only affects
them but also those
around them.
Several colleges
have performed studies
on human response to
color. Some of those
findings are as follows:
Blue: This color has
been shown to relate to
tranquility and peace.
Blue is also one of the
more popular colors.
This color helps the
body produce calming
chemicals, thus making
the wearer feel calmer
and more serene. Also a
person wearing blue is
trust worthy and stable.
Red: The most in-
tense color, red emits
strength. This color
stimulates the body and
makes the heart beat
faster, this is also why
red is the color of love. A
person wearing red is
strong and doesn't mind
being noticed.
Green: Symbolizing
nature, green is a calm-
ing and refreshing color.
A person who wears
green is often more re-
laxed and at ease. Green
is a popular color for
hospitals as well due to


its relaxing qualities,
Green also symbolizes
money and success.
Yellow: This is con-
sidered to be the atten-
tion getter and cheerful
color. Yellow is the color
of optimism. However
overuse of yellow can
cause people to lose
their tempers. Yellow
also speeds metabolism.
Purple: The color of
royalty, purple shows so-
phistication. This color
has often been used to
show status and wealth.
Those who wear purple
a lot are often trying to
show off their social sta-
tus.
Brown: This is the
color of nature and
earth. This shows relia-
bility and being wise. A
person wearing brown is
often more likely to be
honest and genuine.
Black: Showing au-
thority and power, black
is the ideal color in fash-
ion. It can also imply be-
ing submissive and
when worn too much
can seem evil or care-
less. Black also makes
the wearer look skin-
nier.
White: Represent-
ing innocence and being
pure, the color white is
often worn in weddings.
White is also the color of
neutrality and cleanli-
ness.
The colors a person
wears or surrounds


themselves with are
good indications of the
type of person they are.
Also, a persons favorite
color is a
For example Madi-
son resident Amy Elli-
son's favorite color is
red. Amy is a person
who emits personal
strength, she works at
North Florida Commu-
nity College and is a sin-
gle mother raising two
daughters. Another
lover of red is Greene
Publishing employee,
Heather Bowen. She is a
strong and confident
person as well.
However, this rule
does not simply apply to
women. Eric Cortez of
Madison shares that his
favorite color is navy
blue. This is a combina-
tion of both blue and
black. Eric is interested
in joining the Air Force
after high school. Eric's
favorite color represents
his career well. It shows
that he is not only a sta-
ble and trust worthy per-
son but also interested
power and authority.


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Listen to Good Music. Music is
also a way to escape the hectic world
we live in. Whether it is during a
lunch break or on the way home,1listen
to music that makes you smile. Happy
songs will cause happy feelings. Listen
to something upbeat and loud, some-
thing empowering and exciting.
Come Up With A List of Good
Things. Maybe it is a list of upcoming
vacations or parties, fond memories or
even a list of the good things about
you. A list is a physical way to say,
"hey, there is something good about
my life."
Go For A Walk. Being outdoors
in the sunshine is a great way to let
loose. Talking a walk not only helps
you feel productive, but being outside
helps you clear your mind of stress.
Smile. Smiling not only makes
you appear friendlier and more ap-
proachable, it also makes you feel
better. Smiling is a simple way to
lighten your day. Find something to
smile about no matter where you
are. Try keeping a funny picture on
your desk or a joke that makes you
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Madison Nursing Center Celebrates National Nursing Home Week


Question:
What is a vacation toothache?

Answer:

Okay, you've worked hard all year; you've
bought plane tickets to Wallamazoo, Where-
ever, you've paid for hotel rooms for the whole
family, and boarded the pets put up with Dr
Lewis.
Now you're off for your well deserved
vacation. 2 days into your trip that little hole in
yur t oth suddenly decades tothob andasw H

and fun with your most loved people on this
planet. Now you are in full crisis mode; trying
to handle the pain with pain meds and
desperately looking in the yellow pages for a
dentist and hoping anybody will take you in to
help you. Unfortunately it's a four day wait for
an opening anywhere. You can imagine how
this scenario could easily happen and ruin the
one vacation you were going to get this year.
Don't let this happen to you. SEE YOUR
DENTIST. Get an exam, a cleaning, and fix
the little problems before they get bigger, and
more painful, and more expensive. What the
heck, think about having some fun and get your
smile whitened before that vacation. You'll be
glad you did!


Roderick K Shaw III, DMD, MAGD
Master of the Academy of General Dentistry
Let us feature your questions. Contact us at
(850) 250-5964 or rkshaw@embarqmail.com
Ask the Dentist is devoted to answering your
questions about the Art and Science of Dentistry.


S EN IO RS' WALK 2010


Wednesday, May 26, 2010


Madison County Carrier 7B


Madison Nursing Center, located
next to the Madison County High
School, had a wonderful week, cele-
br ating National Nursing Home
Week.


bale of hay, with a bull head.)
The nursing home provides not
only the best possible medical treat-
ment and rehabilitative programs, but
fun and games, social involvement, re-


The residents and staff had a ligious needs and time to share memo-
great time, dressing up, dancing at the ries.
50's dance and roping and riding the They invite you to go visit or vol-
bull at our Western Day (okay, it was a unteer some time with them.


Photo submitted


Photo submitted


Elmira Thomas, Robert Jensen and Annie Jean Bell rides the Celebrating the 1950s were, left to right: Keely Lago, R.N.; Latrell Smith,
Franklin, pictured left to right, enjoyed the great out- "bull" at Madison Nurs- C.N.A.; Marty Giacomazzi, Assistant Activities Director; Katie Hodge, C.N.A.; and
doors. ing Center. Kimberly Earnest, Assistant Business Office Manager.


enoto sunmitteal Photo submitted
Activities Director Mattie Hackle is pictured with Assistant Activities Director Marty Giacomazzi
resident Robert Jensen. dances with resident Vertie Bonner.


Saving The Planet One Bag At A
By Kristin Finney discarded bags.
Greene Publishing, Inc. What can America do to
The average American family con- the most affective ways Amel
sumes 60 plastic bags after only four gro- action is by investing in re
cery store trips. This means that over 1.2 These bags come in many ~
billion plastic bags willbe used annually and styles. From cotton to he
in the U.S. A single plastic bag,1like most kinds of colors and patterns
of those used at grocery stores, can re- are endless when looking fo
main on our planet for 1,000 years. What bag. Prices can range from
does this mean for our ecosystems? dollars to fifteen or twenty de
Plastic bags are not only dangerous When asked about the n
to people, but also to animals. Plastic bag fad, the store manager ~
bags do not biodegrade, they photode- Harveys, Michael Bryant,
grade. This means that they do not break share, "I think reusable ba
down completely; they merely break beneficial. Though we h;
down into small pieces, these tiny pieces much interested yet I belie~
being more toxic than the original prod- really good for folks. It wil
uct. These small bits then contaminate some of that pollution from
Our waterways and soil, which is con- and oil used to make plast
sumed by animals and later humans. only does it save the planes
Studies have also shown that plastic less trash but it also saver
bags are in the top 12 items of litter money on supplies."
found in coastal cleanup. These deadly Harveys and Winn Dix
bags not only make shorelines less beau- son have displays set up in
tiful but also more dangerous. Hundreds their stores that sell reusable
of thousands of sea turtles, dolphins, ask that customers consider
whales and other marine mammals will reusable bags and help sav
die each year from consumption of these by lessening plastic waste.


Time

help? One of
rica can take
usable bags.
shapes, sizes
~mp, with all
;, the options
Ir a reusable
a couple of
dollars.
lew reusable
at Madison's
had this to
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haven't seen
ve it will be
l take away
Sthe plastic
ic bags. Not
t by making
s the stores

:ie of Madi-
the front of
e bags. They
investing in
e the planet


Photo submitted
Lucille Wynn smiles
while riding the "bull" at
Madison Nursing Center.


Guest speaker:
Dr. Bolan P. Woodward, OB/GYN


* CA-125 levels and vaginal
ultrasound(SGM
* BRCA gene testing and what it
rneans in regards to ovarian i f


and breast cancer.


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FT/PT/10ng-term care setting. Unrestricted Florida license re-
quired. Prior experience in long-term care setting a plus.
Must be team oriented and committed to high quality com-
passionate care.

FT positions include health, dental, life, disability, supple-
mental insurance: 403b retirement account; paid time off, ac-
cess to onsite daycare and fitness facilities. 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 re-
quired.
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Wednesday, May 26, 2010


2010 Brand New
4/2 DW, CHA, skirting,.
steps, set-up & del. all this
for only $39,995. Call Eric
@ 386-752-1452
jetdec @~wmdstream.net
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Brand New 2010
One 2010 4 bedroom 2 bath
on your property for pay-
ments of only $321.56 a
month. Call Eric @
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Six Million dollar Liquida-
tion Sale! New homes with
warranty save thousands
now! 3-4-5 bedroom homes
must go call Steve
386-365-8549
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For Sale:
House & Lot
In the Town of Suwannee
was $135,000, Now $99,000.
2 BR/1 BA. Fully Furnished,
New Metal Roof, and New
Paint. Utility Building with
Washer and Dryer. Nice Fruit
Trees. 386-719-0421
rtn, nic


1 bedroom Condo in St.
Petersburg, FL. Pool, ac-
tiit 1 de55+ o mn tyd

land in Hamilton County-
with closing cost paid by
the trade. Call Polly at
727-455-7716

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commercial/Industrial
Property
with state highway frontage.
Corner lots. Fronts both
Harvey Greene Dr.
& Highway 53 South,
Ent rpise Zone
Natural ga pl ne, 8 inch wa-
ter main, access to city utili-
ties, fire hydrant, and service
from two power companies.
Property ba easy access to

Will build to suit tenant or
short or long term lease.
Call Tommy Greene 850-
973-4141
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:Office Space For Rent :
Call the Fitness Place at
973-3517 for more info

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DUNN'S
Lawn Mower Repair
WELDING
New &1 Used Parts
Senior Citizen Discounts

Other Services Available
Mowing, Pressure Cleaning
& Clean-up

aso-9ys-47ss
a080 NE: State Road 6
Madison, FL sesso
ANYTHING LEFT OVER 7 DAYS
WILL BE SOLD
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I build Sheds, Decks &
Well Houses & I sell Steel
Buildings. Call Bob
850-242-9342

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Call 973-4141
to Place Your Ad!







Wanted: Chickens, turkeys,
guineas and peafowl.
850-464-1165
rtn, nic

Wanted: BAND SAWMILL
CALL 850-973-4004. IF NO
ANSWER, PLEASE LEAVE
NAME, TELEPHONE NUMBER
AND INFO ABOUT THE MILL
rtn, nic


Wanted: 4-wheel drive trac-

gor wl trd a 10 r i. prt
Johnson. Call Tommy
Greene 973-4141

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Children's Dresses...

Size 3 white long dress'
worn as flower girl dress, se-
quin/beadwork all on bodice,
sequin/beadworklappliques
on bottom, built in crinoline.
- $50

Size 4 off white dress,
worn as flower girl dress,
lace work around
bodice, pretty lace work at
bottom, cap sleeves $25

Size 7-8 off white dress,
worn as a flower girl dress,
overlay of lace
over entire dress, probably
knee to calf length $25

Size white, long dress,
lace around neck with deco-
rative bodice $25

Size 16 white long pageant
gown, cap sleeves, white se-

bdce akda 1 eenes but
around neck with circular
cut-out on back, beautiful
gown -$100

Teen dresses..

Size 7-8 Kelli green gown,
lace overlay $40

Size 8 red gown, se-
quin/bead work around
bodice $50

Size 14 (child's size 14 but
dress is for a teen division
approximately 13-15) -
GORGEOUS lime green
dress, strapless but with
spaghetti straps that cress
cross across the back, se-
qiuins spott i tc i tjli e -
absolutely gorgeous. $300
(paid over $500 for it)

Call 850-973-3497
and leave message.
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Australia Wester Saddle

brand new with tags on it:.
comes with blanket, two bri-
dlues otwombreeastpladesa tne

8 0-5 5-C5 4

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Diamond Plat Alum.ePick-

Vaius1 sizs $505epach. all

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BOAT FOR SALE
1995 16 foot model 165


Lowe Boat wl40 horse power
Johnson motor & trailer,
depth finder & trolling motor
$3500.00 Call Lee Gordon
850-973-0656


Christian care giver to care
for your loved ones, excel-
lent references, in Madison
County. Available to work
any shift. 464-0353
4/23, rtn, nic


Advent Christian Village
Current Jobs Line Advertisement
call 658-5627 or visit www.acvillage.net
24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
Want more than a job? Experience a Community.

CNA-DIRECT CARE STAFF

FT/PT/10ng term care setting. Unrestricted Florida certificate
required. Prior experience in long-term care setting a plus.
Must be team oriented and committed to high quality com-
passionate care.

Administrative Assistant


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3 BR/2BA doublewide
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with fireplace, lar 'g
deck off Hw
Spring i_
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I t, $600 security
de sit, call 423-845-0590
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Cambridge Manor
A ar ments dsgeI efor

1BR ($424.)
2BR ($455.) .
HUD vouchers accept-
ed Call 850-973-3786 -
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404 SW Sumatra Rd-
Madison
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1, 2 & 3 BR HC & non-
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Rental assistance may be
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available. HUD vouchers
accepted. 1, 2, & 3 BR
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apts. Call 850-973-8582'
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Land Home Package
starting at 77K to 160K low-
est prices around call quick
before all gone at
386-623-4218
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100 % Financing
On all new land/home pack-
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New 3 bedroom 2 bath


doublewide only $36,995 use
your land for down payment
call Nathan Welsh
386-623-7495 or email
nathan.a.welshC~gmail.com


s'7lac~ FT position for experienced administrative assistant to assist
7 CFO/Fmnance Department. Must be detail oriented, proficient
in MS Office Suite & Internet, organized, pleasant, profes-
stio, rtnnic Sional, and have strong customer service & communication
skills, including proper phone etiquette. HSD or equivalent
required. AA or office admin certificate preferred and prior
experience preferred.


LPN-DIRECT CARE STAFF


5 year old spade english
bulldog fawn & white in
color, reward if returned,
no questions asked, name
Pumpkin


850-4641-0904


Are you looking for a promising career working with a
motivated team that has opportunities for advancement?
ses, nic We are now hiring at our Jasper, Madison, Monticello, &
Quitman restaurants.

We require a staff of positive employees who take pride in
their work and in making each customer feel like a guest in
their home. Our area is broad and each location is unique, so
having a staff that is observant to the demands of their market
is the key to success.

Experience in our industry is not required if you are willing
)to learn. What we do require is a strong work ethic, honesty,
exceptional attention to cleanliness, order & safety; team-
ay, work: a professional yet fun attitude; amazing response to
guest's needs; the ability to work in a small space; extraordi-
nary attention to detail: accurate cash handling & mathemati-
cal skills; integrity: continuous movement; some heavy
lifting; the ability to work under pressure in a fast paced envi-
ronment; a willingness to learn; and a can-do spirit. Food ser-
vice experience, ServSafe@, and management experience are
a plus. High-school diploma or equivalent required. Candi-
dates must be willing to travel in North Florida/South Geor-
gia. These qualities are rewarded with competitive pay,
benefits, and 401(k).

If you think that this type of environment would fit your per-
sonality and goals, then we can't wait to hear from you! R6-
sumds may be faxed to 850-973-2408 or mailed to Human
Resources at PO Box 157, Madison, FL 32341.

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The City of Madison is accepting applications for
1 full-time Firefighter with the following qualifications: Ap-
plicants must be at least 19 years of age and a citizen of the
United States, possess a valid FLORIDA DRIVER'S LI-
CENSE, with an "E" endorsement, must be a High School
Graduate, must pass a drug test, background check, a physi-
cal examination and vision test. The applicant must be in ex-
cellent physical condition and it is preferred that the applicant
have certification for a Florida Firefighter II position. The ap-
plicant must also be a non-user of tobacco products.

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TOWN OF LEE
SECOND PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
The Town of Lee is applying to the Florida Department of Community Af-
fairs (DCA) for a grant under the Housing Rehabilitation category in the
amount of $600,000 under the FY2009/2010 Small Cities Community Devel-
opment Block Grant (CDBG) Program. For each activity that is proposed,
at least 51% of the funds must benefit low and moderate-income persons.
The activities, dollar amounts and estimated percentages benefit to low and
moderate-income persons for which the Town is applying are:
Activity CDBG Estimated
No. Activity Name Funds LMI Benefit

21A Administration $90,000.00 N/A
14A Sewer Hook-Ups $275,000.00 100%
14A Housing Rehabilitation/
Demolition/ Replacement $225,000.00 100%
08 Temporary Relocation $10,000.00 100%

Exact budget figures will be available no later than five (5) days prior to the
application due date; however, at no time will the CDBG budget exceed
$600,000.
The Town's application will request funding for CDBG Housing Rehabilita-
tion assistance to Low-to-Moderate Income (LMI) residents. The activities
include first-time sewer hookups for a minimum of 50 LMI housing units.
Although the Town has committed to addressing a minimum of 50 LMI
housing units, the goal is to include as many LMI households as possible
within the budget. The objective is to address every LMI housing unit with-
in the Town's jurisdictional limits.
As a secondary activity, the Town will provide rehabilitation, demoli-
tion/replacement (where necessary) and temporary relocation for a mini-
mum of 5 LMI housing units. All housing units will be addressed in
accordance with the current Florida Residential Building Code, relevant lo-
cal housing codes (whichever is more stringent for each code-related item)
and the Housing Assistance Plan as adopted by the Town.
As the CDBG Housing Rehabilitation program is only available to LMI
households, the national objective to benefit low-to-moderate income per-
sons will be met.
The Town of Lee plans to minimize displacement of persons as a result of
planned CDBG funded activities in the following manner:
No displacement is anticipated.
If any persons are displaced as a result of these planned activities, the Town
will assist such persons in the following manner:
In accordance with the Town's Anti-Displacement and Relocation Policy.
A public hearing to provide citizens an opportunity to comment on the ap-
plication will be held at Lee Town Hall, 286 NE County Road 255, Lee, FL
32059, on June 1, 2010, at 7:00 P.M. A draft copy of parts of the application
will be available for review at that time. A final copy of the application will
be made available at Town Hall, Monday through Friday, between the hours
of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and no more than five days before the application
due date. The application will be submitted to DCA Summer 2010. To ob-
tain additional information concerning the application and the public hear-
ing, contact Sarah Anderson, Town Manager, 286 NE County Road 255,
Lee,FL 32059 at (80) 971-5867.
The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location.
Any handicapped person requiring an interpreter for the hearing impaired
or the visually impaired should contact Sarah Anderson at least five calen-
dar days prior to the meeting and an interpreter will be provided. Any non-
English speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should contact
Sarah Anderson at least five calendar days prior to the meeting and a lan-
guage interpreter will be provided. To access a Telecommunication Device
for Deaf Persons (TDD) please call (800) 955-8771. Any handicapped per-
son requiring special accommodation at this meeting should contact Sarah
Anderson at least five calendar days prior to the meeting.
Pursuant to Section 102 of the HUD Reform Act of 1989, the following dis-
closures will be submitted to DCA with the application. The disclosure will
be made available by the Town of Lee and DCA for public inspection upon
request. The disclosures will be available on and after the date of submis-
sion of the application and shall continue to be available for a minimum of
six years.
1. Other Government (federal, state and local) assistance to the project in
the form of a gift, grant, loan, guarantee, insurance payment, rebate, sub-
sidy, credit, tax benefit, or any other form of direct or indirect benefit by
source and amount;
2. The identities and pecuniary interests of all developers, contractors, or
consultants involved in the application for assistance or in the planning or

3. Thel de tit s ad pce ioary nt rts of any other persons with a pecu-
niary interest in the project that can reasonably be expected to exceed
$50,000 or 10% of the grant request (whichever is lower);
4. For those developers, contractors, consultants, property owners, or others
listed in two (2) or three (3) above which are corporations, or other entities,
the identification and pecuniary interests by corporation or entity of each
officer, director, principal stockholder, or other official of the entity;
5. The expected sources of all funds to be provided to the project by each of
the providers of those funds and the amount provided; and
6. The expected uses of all funds by activity and amount.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT/HANDICAP ACCESSI-
BLE/FAIR HOUSING JURISDICTION


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

IN RE: The Petition of: CASE NO.: 2010-244-DR
WARRICK BIRDWELL and
ANGELA BIRDWELL
Petitioners.

NOTICE OF ACTION
To: Mr. Philip Strickland, (address unknown)
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for custody and petition
for name change of minor child has been filed and you are required to serve
a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Plaintiff's attorney and
counsel of record, THE LAW OFFICES OF MONICA TAIBL, P.L., P.O.
Box 836, Madison, Florida, 32340, within thirty 30 days after the first publi-
cation of this Notice of Action, and file the original with the Clerk of Court,
Honorable Tim Sanders, whose address is Madison County Courthouse, 125
SW Range Avenue, Madison, Florida, 32340, either before service on the
Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter. If you fail to answer, defend
or otherwise plead to this action, a Default will be entered against you for
relief demanded in the Petitions. This Notice of Action is executed and pub-
lished pursuant to the provisions of 849.011, et seq.. Florida Statutes.
Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at
the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office. You may review these documents
upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office notified
of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida
Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.)
DATED this 6th day of May, 2010. TMSNES
As Clerk of Circuit Court

By:/s/Karen Holman
As Deputy Clerk
5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2


PUBLIC NOTICE
SPECIAL BOARD MEETING
The Chairman, the Honorable Justin Hamrick, of the Board of
County Commissioners of Madison County, Florida, and members of said
Board, will hold a Special Meeting of the Board of County Commissioners
on Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. in the County Commissioners'
Meeting Room, Courthouse Annex, Madison, Florida.
The purpose of this meeting is (1) Consideration of requested
services for the abatement of contamination at the Courthouse Annex park-
ing lot in response to latest Florida Department of Environmental Protec-
tion (DEP) requirements; (2) Presentation by Hunt Insurance regarding
Coordinated Health/Care Programs; and (3) Consideration of
contract between Madison County and Brown and Brown Public Risk In-
surance Agency for Health Insurance Services.
PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE AMERICANS
WITH DISABILITIES ACT, ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL AC-
COMMODATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ABOVE MEETING IS
ASKED TO ADVISE THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT
LEAST 48 HOURS BEFORE THE MEETING BY CONTACTING AD-
MINISTRATIVE OFFICE MANAGER SHERILYN PICKELS AT (850)
973-3179. IF YOU ARE HEARING OR SPEECH IMPAIRED,
PLEASE CONTACT THE BOARD BY CALLING 1-800-955-8771.
ANY PERSON WHO DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECI-
SION MADE BY THE BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER
CONSIDERED AT SUCH MEETING WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE
PROCEEDINGS, AND THAT, FOR SUCH PURPOSE, HE OR SHE MAY
NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEED-
INGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND
EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED.
The public is invited to attend.
Dated and posted this 24th day of May, 2010.

Tim Sanders, Clerk
Board of County Commissioners
Madison County, Florida
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