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Title: Madison County carrier
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Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 58 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Tommy Greene
Place of Publication: Madison, Fla
Publication Date: August 25, 2010
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began Aug. 5, 1964.
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Man Arrested


For Credit Card


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A Madison man was arrest-
ed for credit card fraud last
Thursday, Aug. 19.
According to a Madison Po-
lice Department report, on
Thursday, Aug. 19, at 11:20 a.m.,
Sgt. Chris Cooks received a com-
plaint in reference to fraudulent
use of credit cards.
The victim advised Cooks
that she had left her debit card Jermaine Monson
in the ATM machine at the Bank of America. The vic-
tim returned to the bank and was advised that someone
had attempted to use the card for the amount of 500.00.
Sgt. Cooks spoke with the bank clerk and got a good
description, of the~ vehicles! that was behind the! victim~.
After receiving the description, Cooks was familiar
with the suspect vehicle~ and knew it would be! at Madi-
son Heights Apartments.
Sgt. Cooks located the vehicle and made contact
with suspect Jermaine Monson.
Cooks transported Monson back to the police de-
partment for questioning.
During questioning, Monson admitted to trying to
use the debit card at the bank and at the Pure Station on
Base Street.
At this time, Monson was placed under arrest for
fraudulent use of credit cards and transported to the
county jail.

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By Jacob Bembry
G~reene Publishing, Inc.
Three Rivers Legal Services will be offering free
civil legal services to low-income and other eligible cit-
izens at the Madison County Courthouse on Wednes-
day, Aug. 25, from noon until 3 p~m.
Areas covered by Three Rivers include: land-
lord/tenant; foreclosure; Social security; living and le-
gal wills; unfair sales practices; contracts;
Medicaid/Mecdicare~; and family law on a limited basis.
Anyone~ wishing to schedule an appoinmet may
call11-800-495-0039.


By M.K. Graves
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Madison County School
Board held their regularly scheduled
board meeting, Aug. 17. At that time,
Superintendent Lou Miller updated
the Board regarding class sizes for
Lee Elementary School.
"Right now, Lee is at full capaci-
ty," Miller said. "If anyone else moves
to Lee there is just a little bit of wig-
gle room, depending on what grade
the child would be in,
Some students have moved away
over thne summer. Lee Elementary's
two kindergarten classes have 15 and
16 students respectively; the thresh-
old is 18 students. Thne other grades 1-
5 are still within the threshold for
class size.


Education-approved Title II
teacher and principle training and
Recruitment; resolution to place
an annual levy of 0.25 mills for
.. critical operating needs on the No-
vember ballot; agreement for par-
ticipation in a multi-district
Program for the visually impaired;
15 contracts to provide Title I Sup-
plemental Education Services to
eligible students for 2010-2011; and
Student Progression Plan gradua-
tion requirements for incoming
freshmen 2010-2011.
Also approved by the board in.
the consent agenda: contract with
Madison County Health Depart-
Mliller ment to provide home visits and
related services to single women
in and out of school to enhance preschool readiness
and provide abstinence education for 2010-2011; and
Please see Class Sizes, Page 4A







For Lee Town


Elections
B~yJaceob Behbinc
Qualifying for mayor and two seats on the Lee
Town Council will begin on Monday, Sept. 13.
The two town council seats up for grabs are
Council Groups 4 and 5.
Donna Mueller, wvho will step down after this
term, holds the Group 4 seat.
Doug McNicol holds the G~roup 5 seat.
Ernestine Kinsey is the current mayor of Lee.
Qualifying will begin any time after noon on
Monday, Sept. 13, and end at noon on Friday, Sept. 17.
Candidates may establish a campaign repository
checking account and appoint a campaign treasurer.
This must be done not later than the date of qualify-

Candidates are required to file a full disclosure
statement when qualifying for office.
Please see Lee Elections, Page 4A


Lou


Since Lee Elementary is not over the class size
limit, District 1 School Board member Susie
Williamson made a motion to deny a request on the
table that would have addressed the issue of too
many students. District 2 Board member Kenny
Hall seconded the motion.
In the consent agenda, the board approved the
following: program and funding for Department of

Dave Galbraith



Cheeroeotdin Aedague

Holding Registration
By Jacob Bembry to the sign-ups.
Greene Publishing, Inc. The cost to partici-
The Dave Galbraith pate per child is $50.
Football and Cheerlead- There will be 6-7-
ing League will have year old teams; 8-10-
sign-ups on Saturday, year-old teams; and
Aug. 28, and Saturday, 11-13-year-old teams.
Sept. 4, from 9 a.m. un- Cheerleaders will
til noon at the Madison range in age from 5-13
County Courthouse. years old.
Parents are is asked Remember to go
to bring their child and get registered for
with thnemn to sign-ups, another exciting sea-
Thney are also requested son, of Dave Galbraith
to bring a birth certifi- Football and Cheerlead-
cate and insurance card ing.


S170,000 students across Florida requested
.Florida Virtual School's K-12 e-learning
Classes this year.
S"Florida Virtual School is a free public
* school district for all students in the State of
* Florida," said Dr. Jessica Webb, regional liai-
Sson for northeast Florida. Founded in 1997, it
*was the country's first state-wide Internet-
Sbased public high school. The school's Virtu-
* at open House is today and tomorrow from
f:10 a.m. to 4 p.m. online.
*State certified teachers share their
knowledge with students taking Florida Vir-
. tual School classes online. They keep in
* touch with students via email, voice mail,
telephone and instant messaging from 8 a.m.-
* 8 p.m during the week, and if needed, week-
end hours are available. Online learning is
* eSpecially useful to students in grades 6-12 to
Sget ahead in school by taking Advanced
PlaCement COurses, to resolve a scheduling


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their through their school library, at home, a
friend's house or their public library. As a
convenience to online learning, the Madison
Public Library has recently partnered with
the Florida Virtual Schoolto provide free use
of netbooks for students in middle school
and high school taking these accredited e-
learning classes. The Madison Library now
houses two netbooks that students may sign
up to use Monday through Saturday; "The
only requirement for using the netbooks is
that a student 17 and younger has to have
their parents) sign a permission form to ac-
cess the Suwannee River Regional Library's
Internet/WI-FI," said library manager, April
Brooks. The forms are located at the Madi-
son Library's Circulation Desk, 378 NW Col-
lege Loop.
Parents asking about the quality of the
online courses offered will be pleased to
Please see Virtulal School, Page 4A,


When.
Sunday, August 29, 8 am to 1:30 pm

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For families like that of Laura Peacock,
whose lives are affected by trauma and
tragedy. Laura (1982-1999) died suddenly in a tragic auto accident.
An active member at Fellowship, she loved sports and had a heart
for children and animals. Laura's parent's G enn & Margie Peacock,
and sister, Michelle Klein, are loyal blood donors at Fellowship.


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nothing is being done
nothing at all. Its just is
funny how everything
works out they threaten
an elder man on camera
nothing to be done they
follow people when they
see any vehicles wow
that's not stalking. they
pull guns on unknown
people driving down the
road they can do any-
thing they want to do. I
wish i could get away
with half of the stuff
they do. Also the funni-
est thing happened
tonight again the same
people who cut my par-
ents fence and stole
there cow then claimed
the cow to be there
called the police tonight
to tell them that the cow
that they clam is there
that they stole is tearing
there fence down and
they will shoot it if
something is not done.
So the police come out.
The neighbors ask them
why is the cow (they
stole) is still in there
field. I mean right there
goes to show how bright
they all are. All the po-
lice had to say is some-
thing is being done.
Once again tell me what
is being done.If by
chance something does
get done and the cow is
gave back it will still go
on they will still be ha-
rassing/stalking us and
everyone around here.


2A Madison County Carrier


Wednesday, August 25, 2010


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Letters to the Editor are typed word for would, comma for comma, as sent to this newspapers The Publisher

Reader Thanks Those Wlho Reader WillI MaryElen Greene

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Financiall Misfortune gn Meoving ieiemoky CO(
Dear Editor: Chris Cooks), thank you for COHnty That
We pray this form of com- listening to my concerns and
muniaon fll ndb"~b'U you01 an yurthrefrappreending a Re ew Hi gstS~ va
readers mind in a peaceful compulsive criminal. We are


state.
Genesis 50:20
My family and I would
like to thank the following
Agencies/Individuals; Bank
of America, Madison City Po-
lice and MCI.
Bank of America (Mary
Ann and Melanie), thank you
both for responding swiftly to
my frantic telephone call.
Your promptness eliminated
financial misfortune. We are
truly grateful!
Madison City Police (Sgt.


truly grateful!i
Madison Correctional In-
stitute (2 trustees), thank you
both for being in the right
place at the right time, for be-
ing observant with attentive
ears. We thank God for
your righteous spirit. Contin-
ue to do what's right and God
will continue to do right by
both of you. Continue To Pray
and Wait on God (Isaiah
40:31).
To the Glory of God,
Evangelist Combs


L W W W
Dear Editor,
Since I haven't found a good rea-
son for having to have my drivers license
in Suwannee County, I will buy my 8 tags
in he county that renews my drivers li-
cense, maybe that will help them with
their taxes and for the labor it cost them
to renew my license.
Thank you
R.B. Duncan
Greenvile, F1


Dear Editor:
I would like to ex-
press my deep concern
once again about the
Madison police/sheriff
department on how they
do there job.We are sta l
having problems with
the neighbors lashing
out at us and everyone
from Taylor to Madison
county. But from what
we was told is that the
deputies are tired of
hearing us call them. So
what are we to do? We
just found out tonight
that when someone dri-
ves by your house video
taping you and your fam-
ily (kids and all) stop-
ning- in front of your


house at night and all
through the day holler-
ing cussing the kids
nothing can be done be-
cause it is all hear say.
The same people can dri-
ve up and down the road
with no tag no license no
insurance and nothing
still be done to them. I
mean wow what kind of
society are we living if
me are my family did
that we would go to jail.
We call the cops to let
them know about them
stalking/harassing us
and from what they say
is that it is a county
maintained road and
that's not stalk-
ing-/harassing-. But if


you look up stalking and
the laws for the state of
Florida its a whole new
ball game but in our case
its just words on a piece
of paper So i guess if
the laws don't work for
us why should they work
against us? why should
we the people pay taxes
for the police just to ride
around and do nothing. I
understand that they
have rules they have to
go by but where does it
say in the rules that they
can just stop doing there
job and let us deal with it
all on our own? What is
being done is what i
want to know? I will tell


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Madison County Carrier 3A


Baptisms,


Birthdays


And Tubing
I hope everyone had a great weekend. I'm sure
that many of the students and teachers who re-
turned to school think it ended much too soon.
There were two baptisms at Midway Church of
God on Sundday. Those baptized were~ Brenda Sue
Webb and Merlene Albritton.
Rebecca Phillips celebrated her birthday on Sat-
urday evening, August 21, with a birthday party and
sleepover. The next day, she took her party guests
with her to church.
Julia Slaven has returned from a summer's stay
in South Dakota with her parents, Steve and Joyce
Slaven. She is currently staying with her grandpar-
ents, James and Margie Phillips. She and Ryan Leut-
ner motored over to Ichetucknee Sunday afternoon
to go tubing.
Happy birthday wishes are extended to Martha
Lou Provan, who will celebrate her birthday on
Thursday, Aug. 26. Michael Keeler will celebrate his
birthday on. Friday, ~Aug. 27. Edna Doyle will cele-
brate her birthday on Tuesday, Aug. 31.
That's all the news for this week. Have a great
week and a beautiful forever. May God bless each
and every one of you'


In the 2006 and 2008
elections, Republican
was a bad brand. This
year, Democrat looks
equally bad, if not
worse. There is a good
chance that the Republi-
cans will take a majority
(218) of the House seats
and make significant
progress toward over-
turning the Senate De-
mocrat majority. If this
scenario plays out, what
will the Republicans do?
One thing they don't
want to do is to make the
same mistake made by
Democrats after win-
ning the last two elec-
tions. Democrats
interpreted their wins
as mandates to dramati-
cally remake America.
In the process, they were
guilty of overreach ex-
tending their power far
beyond the will of the
voters. This is one of
the reasons that the elec-
torate will punish them
this fall.
While it is true that
the economy is thne numb-
berr one thing on the
mind of the voters, most
Americans believe that
the Democrats have
made matters worse
over the past twio years.
We believe that the Stim-
ulus Bil passed right af-
ter Obama came to office
was not only a waste of
money but was ineffec-
tive as well. We suspect
that the Healthcare Bill
will be a disaster on
many fronts. The uncer-
tainty created by other
Democrat priorities in-
cluding Cap & Trade and
Financial Regulatory
Reform has made in-
vestors wrary, sitting on
the sidelines, protecting
their money. Looming
over this spectacle is un-
sustainable debt and
looming tax hikes. This
is the legacy of putting
Democrats in charge
and letting their liberal
agenda run amuck in
troubled times.
So the American
voters are going to pull
the reins in and slow
this out-of-control horse
... Or rather, donkey. But
what will the Republi-
cans do if they come to
power in the House of
Representatives? If they
overreach like the De-
mocrats did, they'll be
misinterpreting the
mood of the electorate.


Should Republicans win
in November, they will
do so because of a spirit-
ed turnout by motivated
supporters and win
many close elections by
two points or less. That
isn't a mandate and if
they try to do too much,
the voters will turn
against them, in some
respects, what happened
after the 1994 election.
While winning the
H-ouse (and relegating
Nancy Pelosi to political
Siberia) is huge, it isn't
the whole enchilada by
any stretch of the
means. The beauty of
Mr. Madison's Constitu-
tion is the series of
checks and balances to
protect us from unbri-
dled power. Democrats
will have the ability to
stop sweeping legisla-
tion in the Senate where
it takes 60 votes to pass
such a measure and if
that fails, there is the
matter of Presidential
veto.
Should Republicans
take control of the
House of Representa-
tives, they need to ap-
proach leadership in a
measured, realistic way.
Since they haven't ap-
proached the fall cam-
paign with a national
agenda, I have a few sug-
gestions of the possible
over the next twvo years.
First, they need to
concentrate on the con-
cerns of the American
people, namely out-of-
control spending and
debt. They cannot bal-
ance the federal budget
overnight, but they need
to pass budgets that will
put us on the path to-
ward fiscal responsibili-
ty.
Second, they need to
stimulate business ac-
tivity so that the econo-
my will begin to
rebound and add jobs,
cutting into the chronic
unemployment rate.
The Congress has two
(and only two) tools to
address this: tax policy
and regulations. The Re-


publicans need to listen
to the business commu-
nity particularly small
businesses with less
than 250 employees -
and address their con-
cerns with legislation.
If they do this in a prag-
matic way, the Democ-
rats in the Senate and
White House will oppose
them at their peril.
One thing that has
voters riled up this year
is the corruption and
unethical practices of
Congress. Republicans
could establish goodwill
and begin to restore
faith in our elected offi-
cials by enacting tough
ethical standards and an
independent investiga-
tion and prosecution
process outside of poli-
tics. Democrats tried to
do this following the
2006 election (remember
the culture of corrup-
tion?), but their rules
were but a fig leaf.
Republicans do not
want to tackle the im-
possible. Repealing the
Health Care Bill may be
attractive, but it is fool-
hardy to try before the
2012 elections. They
might defund parts of it,
but that is as far as they
can go in the current po-
litical environment. In-
stead, they should tackle
the possible and do so in
a pragmatic w~ay. If they
make good strides, the
electorate will not pun-
ish them in the next na-
tional election.
To summarize, my
"recipe of the possible"
is this: tackle out-of-con-
trol spending; reduce
thne deficit; cut taxes and
deregulate in specific ar-
eas that stimulate confi-
dence and growth in the
private, small busineSS
sector; measure success
by a drop in private sec-
tor unemployment; and
tackle political corrup.
tion. I believe these are
small but important
steps that will begin to
address the immediate
concerns of the Ameri-
can people,


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What's Your Choice?
Electing our Leaders
County budgets and taxes, School Board policies
state agencies and mandates, jobs, healthcare reform
ntone l lsedcuity tdhtea sanoc al yem f diera1 iovrn
reform, religious freedom, and energy. These are a fev
things that are continually shaped by our elected lead
ers.
Yesterday was your chance your chance to VOTE
to choose our representatives. What kind of choict
did you make?
That choice, and the one coming up in Novembel
are perhaps as important as ever. Our nation, statt
and community continue to endure what some art
calling the "great recession," with unemployment up
tax receipts down, our public debt exploding, and pri
vate businesses suffering and closing.
Still, our federal government acts seemingly with
out fiscal constraints on the belief that only more an<
deeper involvement by them can save us more spend
intaxing, regulating, restrictions on liberty, and fed
erlcontrol of healthcare, student loans, an(
mortgages. Of course, with this comes erosion of oui
individual freedoms, and of our 10th Amendmen
State's rights. As well, private business the core o
our nation's historic prosperity is even more bur
dened with less chance of survival.
Our elected leaders at all levels need to reign it
government spending and intrusions. Thankfull3y
ALL of the Republican candidates on the primary bal
lot (for the US Senate, Governor, and Attorney Gener
al) recognize and have spoken out for this. It's grea
that we have good candidates to choose from.
Party of Ideas and Solutions
really a colioe Ar rtdth~eo Rpb caele jsn drhes
"No"? Well...no. Nothing could be further from tht
trhlealo crre reo w rm d duoewnour throat:
and we are now beginning to better see some of the ex
treme costs. Perhaps it would have been better to pur
ueoranm bneenita apdroaccrt sald mss t Toes of t r
publicans proposed). Instead we received a MASSIVI
government intervention of mandates and taxes, an(
eventual ,takeover of 1/6 of our, economy (Oba
ma/Pelosl/Reid/Boyd crammed this through ever
though the great majority of Americans opposed it).
Financial reform was called for. Which do yot
support? More effective regulations requiring risk3
lenders, not the taxpayers, bear the cost of risky lend
ing (Republican plan); or giving failed government
regulators even more power and control to take ovel
certain key "failing" businesses, without any effor
made to address the taxpayer-subsidized, risky, politi
cally-mandated loan guarantees made by Fannie Mat
and Freddie Mac (Obama's just-passed law does this!)'
Our government can serve us well, but it should(
do so by securing our freedoms, limiting the size o
government, and laying the foundation for prosperity)
Thankfully the Republican candidates recognize this.

US Debt
US National Debt: $13,340,000,000,000
(that's 13.3 trillion)
Debt per citizen: $43,031
(if only everyone would "help" to pay)
Your (taxpayer) share: $120,308
(since only patriotic taxpayers pay)
Deficit this year: $1,436,987,000,000
(how much more we've gone in the hole)
Source: www.usdebtclock.org 8/18/10

Join the Republican Club of Madison County.
Meets noon on Monday September 13th at
Shelby's Restaurant.
Weaoed ienh on lob ing so brin sR ubH oT s
and respect for the freedoms enshrined in the
Constitution. Guests are welcome.
The Madison County Republican Executive
Committee meets the 4th Tuesday of each
month. If you are a Republican and are
interested in learning how you can help our
efforts, please come join us or contact us as the
below emaill'
Paid for and approved by the Madison County
Republican Executive Committee
Mad isonRepu~blican~em~ba rqmail.com


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Class Sizes

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contract with Florida Therapy for counseling
services for Safe Schools/Healthy Students pro-
ject for 2010-2011.
Coordinator of Support Services, Jan
McHargue, encouraged the School Board mem-
bers to approve the revision to the wellness pol-
icy to include a universal School Breakfast
Program beginning in the 2010-2011 school year.
A breakfast meal will be provided for each stu-
dent at no cost, at any school in which 80 per-
cent of the students are eligible for free or
reduced price meals. Mr. Alexander made the
motion, seconded by Kenny Hall. The Breakfast
Program was unanimously approved by the
board.
The next regularly scheduled board meeting
will be Sept. 7 at 6 p.m. at the Madison County
School Board Administrative Offices located at
210 NE Duval Avenue.
1M. K. Graves can be reached at
Marianne@greenepublishing.com


Lee Elections

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The election will be held during the general elec-
tion on Tuesday, Nov. 2.


Virtual School

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know that Florida Virtual School courses are accredit-
ed by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
and courses are NCAA approved. They meet Sunshine
Standards developed by the State of Florida. Florida
Virtual School is free to Florida residents, but that does-
n't leave out students living outside of Florida or the
United States. They take courses based on tuition rates
through the Florida Virtual School Global School. One
important distinction is that as a curriculum provider,
Florida Virtual School does not issue diplomas or
GEDs. For further information, the web address is
http://wwwuflus. net/Pages/default. aspx.
M.K. Graves can be reached at
1Marianne@greenepublishing.com


Legendary( Western Due Let Up The

Big Soreen For Decades


Wednesday, August 25, 2010


By Paul Niemann
Leonard Slye had a stallion that sold for $266,000
last month. I doubt if Leonard would have sold him if
he was alive I'm talking about the horse as well as
Leonard. The buyer was cable television station RFD-
TV
You see, the horse died in 1965. He was such a
great horse and close friend to Leonard that he wanted
to preserve him, so he had him stuffed by a taxider-
mist.
Leonard Slye was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in
1911. The building in which he was born was in the ex-
act same location that is now the home of the Cincin-
nati Reds baseball team. Sometimes the seeds of a
person's life are planted at a very young age, and
Leonard was a good example of this. When he was sev-
en, his family bought a farm, and it was his farm up-
bringing that helped lead to his becoming a national
hero and celebrity
While living on the remote farm, the Slye family
learned to create their own entertainment, and one of
the ways that Leonard did this was to yodel. Later, af-
ter his family moved to California, he formed a musi-
cal group called Sons of the Pioneers that yodeled and
sang. The group eventually performed mn Bing Crosby
and Gene Autry movies, and Leonard's name appeared
on lunchboxes, hats, shirts and countless other items.
It was his stage name, though, not his real name. Lat-
er, he franchised his name to a chain of restaurants.
Again, it was his stage name. He and his wife would
one day have their own museum which bore their
names their stage names, of course.
Meanwhile, Frances Smith was born in Uvalde,
Texas, on Halloween in 1912. Like Leonard, she also
grew up on a farm. Like Leonard, she also entered
show business,
Like Leonard, she had previously been married.
Unlike Leonard, though, whose wife Arline had died a
week after giving birth to the couple's third child in
1946, Frances' first marriage ended in divorce. She was
just 14 when she and Tom Fox eloped. A year later, she
gave birth to a son. Six months later, Tom filed for di-
vorce.


She rebounded and pursued a career in show busi-
ness. As a singer, she had her own show on the local
CBS radio station in Memphis, where she was living at
the time. She moved to Chicago to further her singing
career and then to Louisville, with her son in tow. She
was singing for a radio station there when the general
manager suggested that she take a new stage name.
She rejected the new name at first, mainly because it
was a man's name.
So what ever happened to Leonard Slye?
Well, he met Frances Smith. The two of them per-
formed in movies and on television together for more
than 30 years.
Frances once saw Leonard Slye when he was per-
forming with the Sons of the Pioneers, and they had
the same agent, Art Rush. In fact, Art introduced them
once when they were both working on a USO tour in
1941.
She eventually starred opposite him when they
were cast together in the movie, "The Cowboy and the
Senorita." Their onscreen chemistry was like nothing
that had been seen in movies before, and they became
even bigger stars by working together. Leonard had be-
come known as the "King of the Cowboys," while
Frances was the "Queen of the West." Frances had re-
married by this time, but this marriage ended the
same way her first marriage did in divorce.
As television started to become as common as
movies in the early part of the 1950's Leonard got his
own TV show. Frances joined him, and the pair would
sign off each show with their new song, Happy Trails
(didn't you always wonder where that song came
from?).
Frances Smith and Leonard Slye married in 1947.
They were known by their stage names of ... wait a
minute.
Before you learn the country duo's stage names,
let's see if you recognize them by another famous duo:
Trigger and Buttermilk.
Trigger and Butter milk were the horses of
Leonard Slye and Frances Smith, who were better
known as ... Roy Rogers and Dale Evans.
But you already knew that, didn't you?


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August 28
Dave Galbraith Football and Cheerleading
League sign-ups, 9 a.m.-12 noon, Madison
County Courthouse. Bring $50 registration
fee, proof of insurance, birth certificate and
child participating.
August 28
Suwannee Valley Humane Society will be
having a rabies and micro-chip clinic on Au-
gust 28 from 9 a.m-4 p.m. The cost is $10.00 for
rabies and $30.00 micro-chip. Services provid-
ed by Dr. Alba Sosa from Animal Care Center
of Lake Park. For more information contact
the Humane Society at 866-236-7812 or local
850-971-9904.
SAu ust 29
Mount Olive Baptist Church, located on
Highway 53 South, will host the Lighthouse
Children's Home Girls Choir, from Tallahas-
see, on Sunday, Aug. 26, beginning at 6 p.m.
Everyone is invited.
Augut3
Aucilla Football Bos rs Tuesday night
Fish Fry. Beginning Tuesday August 31st at
6:30 pm Cost $8. On the menu is: Choice of
either fried mullet or fried chicken or smoked
chicken and cheese grits, coleslaw, hushpup-
pies, sweet tea and some of the best home-
made desserts you've ever tasted! Take out is
Hviable.
ava .September 1
The Alzheimer's Project, Inc. is excited to
announce the arrival of a new support group
in Madison. This support group will meet the
first Wednesday of each month beginning
Wednesday, September 1. at First United
Methodist Church, 348 SW Rutledge St., Madi-
son, from 11:30.
September 4
Dave Galbraith Football and Cheerleading
League sign-ups, 9 a.m.-12 noon, Madison
County Courthouse. Bring $50 registration
fee, proof of insurance, birth certificate and
child participating.
First and Third Saturdays 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 Janice or Sean Carson at
850/948-69010orthe Girl Scout CouncilOffice at
850/386-2131 for more information.


Wednesday, August 25, 2010


Madison County Carrier 5A


K ath er in e
Josephine Schreiber,
age 87, died Wednesday,
August 11, 2010 at her
home.
Graveside funeral
services were held Sat-
ur day, August 14, 2010
at Dade Memorial Park,
Miami, Florida.
She moved to Lee
in 1996 coming from Mi-
ami where she lived
most of her life. She
was a homemaker,
She is survived by
her six children:
Dorothy Schreiber of
Lee, Kathy Welker of Ft
Lauderdale, Frank
Schreiber of Holly-
wood, John Schreiber
of Miami, and
Josephine Schreiber of
Lee; 32 grandchildren,
38 great grandchildren,
one great-great grand-
child, and one sister:
Faye Heffer of Ft.
Pierce.
She was preceded
in death by her hus-
band Thomas
Schrieber, Sr. and a son,
Thomas Schreiber Jr.
A special thanks to
our sister: There are
not enough words to
thank you for the lov-
ing care given to our
mother during her time
of need, given to her by
our sister Dorothy and
her children Patty'
Michael, Wayne'
Dorothy, Tina, James'
Thomas, Brian, Jen-
nifer, Alex Chris, and
Donna.


Mrs. R.O. McRae
Whidden, age 84, passed
away August 10, 2010 at
Madison County Memo-
rial Hospital.
R.O. had one broth-
er, Bill (deceased), and is
survived by one sister'
Gertrude (Glen). d
GR.O. Whdmarrie
George W hien h
Apr ill 2 3. Ghey h
forchL en, Areohrgla
(D ) Louise ( rtur)d
Mic Ann (ean) an
Mcael ( eceased).
They had five grandchil-
den, 10 greatdgrandc il

great-great grand hil-
dren
"Granny" liked chil-
dren, and had a great
sense of humor.
A special thanks
goes out to Madison
County Memorial Hos
pital, and Lake Park of
Madison for their pa-
tience and kindness
through her sickness.
Family members
said, "Our mom will be
remembered in our
hearts and minds forev-
er. We will miss her hap-
py smile. We love you
Mom..."


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Michael

John

Baeli
Michael John
Baeli, 82 years old, died
peacefully in his home
in Lee on August 22,
2010.
Funeral ser-
vices will be at 11 a.m.
Friday, August 27, 2010
at New Testament
Christian Center, Madi-
son, with visitation one
hour prior to service
from 10-11 a.m. at New
Testament Christian
Center.
Mike was born
January 19, 1928 in Pa-
terson, New Jersey to
Josephine and John
Baeli,
In his early years,
Mike enjoyed oil paint-
ing, weight lifting, and
drawing cartoon strips
of family members. In
his later years, he loved
old movies, opera and
drinking coffee with
his friends at the Red
Onion and McDonalds.
He is survived by
his wife of 57 years,
Cristine Baeli; two
daughters, Linda Gray
(Ralph) and Judi Wyche
(Benjamin), both of
Madison; one sister,
Joy Balady (John) of
Hawthorne, N.J.; three
grandchildren, Trevor
Gray (Amanda) of
Madison; Lindsay and
Jennifer Gray of Lake-
land; one niece, Sharon
Bakay (Greg) of Con-
vent Station, NJ.; one
nephew, Dr. Gary Bala-
dy (Rosemary) of
Wellesley, Mass.


Berdie Katherine R.O.

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Green


Berdie Mae Green James '
96, a retired sales and office
clerk in Madison passed away
Sunday, August 22, 2010, in
Woodville, Texas, where he
had lived with her daughter
since July 2000. Mrs. James
was born in Live Oak and
lived most of her life in Madi-
son. She worked for Western
Auto Store and retired from
Copeland Gas Company in
Madison in 1976. She was a
member of Hillister Baptist
Church in Texas and was for-
merly a member of Faith Bap-
tist Church in Madison,
Survivors include a
daughter, Shelby Jean Tinsley
(and husband, Bobby) of
Woodynle, Texas, and a son,
Wiley James (and wife, Irma)
of Tallahassee; seven grand-
children; 16 great-grandchil-
dren; 15 great-great-
grandchildren; a brother, Shel-
ton Green of Jacksonville; and
a sister, May Belle Green Hind-
man of Middleburg. She was
preceded in death by her hus-
band, Julian M. James in 1958
and by a daughter, Mary Ann
Curles in 1996.
The family will receive
friends from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on
Saturday, August 28, 2010, at
Beggs Funeral Home in Madi-
son with burial to follow at
Oakridge Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memor-
ial contributions may be made
to Odyssey VistaCare Hospice
Foundation, 717 N. Harwood,
Suite 1500, Dallas, TX 75201.
Beggs Funeral Home in
Madison (850-973-2258) is in
charge of arrangements.










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Essie BennllEoer Celebtrats 90~thn Birthda


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Joshua Shea presents his three-week-old son,
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her 90th birthday celebration. This was the first time
she had seen little Riley.




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Photo submitted
Essie Beliflower is pictured with hostesses for
her 90th birthday celebration: Phyllis Bailey, Mlary
Ann Shea and Betty Daughtry, pictured left to right.

Around the room, guests were delighted with
items that brought memories of things Mrs. Bell-
flower did for her family and friends in years past
and still do today. There was a display of a water-
color painting painted by her daughter, Mary Ann,
of Mrs. Bellflower in her garden with a hoe. She is
wearing a bonnet and hoeing her collards. Along
with this painting was a hoe and collard seeds.
Nearby on another table lay all the things to make
a chocolate pie and crust. "She made some awe-
some chocolate pies when we were growing up,"
said one grandchild. Still another table was deco-
rated with all her sewing items. While her eyes
will not allow her to see well enough to sew now,
she was known for all her handmade dresses, coats
and even bathing suits that she made for family
and friends. She crocheted and quilted. The three




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Wednesday, August 25, 2010


Photo submitted
Family members are shown with Essie Bellflower at her 90th birthday celebration. Back row, left to right: Sara Beth and David Sweringer, Harold and Barbara
Brock, James Rutherford, Terry and Brenna McMullen and Joshua and Terri Shea. Middle row, left to right: Robert Daughtry, Essie Bellflower, Mary Daughtry and
Emily and Heath Farmer. Bottom row: Phyllis and Gary Bailey.


Proverbs 31:28 in the Old Testament says, "Her
children will rise up and class her blessed. "Indeed,
on Aug. 14, 2010, that is exactly what took place.
Her children and all who knew Essie Bellflower
honored her on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
The fellowship hall at Macedonia Baptist
Church was decorated like an afternoon picnic,
with red and white checked tablecloths and lovely
bouquets of fresh multicolored flowers in small
red buckets. The serving tables held delicious fare
of some of Mrs. Bellflower's favorite things, such
as boiled peanuts, sub sandwiches, Cheez-It crack-
ers, watermelon, cake and ice cream, lemonade
and tea.


main serving tables were covered in quilts that
she, herself, had quilted. Up and down the tables
used for guests to sit and fellowship were pictures
of her family through the years.
Everyone greeted Mrs. Bellflower and offered
her blessings as she sat in a rocking chair in front
of a quilt made by her youngest daughter, Betty
Daughtry. The quilt depicted the story of Mrs.
Bellflower's life. Scenes such as Mrs. Bellflower go-
ing to Macedonia Baptist Church, where she and
her late husband Robert Bellflower were active
and faithful members for a long time, even though
she is unable to attend there now; one of her as a
young girl playing with her friend, Jewell, as they
made flower garlands for their hair; her shelling
peas with her mother, Lulu Bass, as her two daugh-
ters, Jeanette (Sevor, Carter) and Bonnie (Ruther-
ford, McMullen) played nearby; Mrs. Bellflower
spanking her two youngest daughters, Mary Ann
(Shea) and Betty (Daughtry) for walking down the
road without permission; were some of the frames
that evoked memories and stories as everyone vis-
ited. A blessing bucket was placed nearby so every-
one could write Mrs. Bellflower a short note so she
could remember her day for years to come. And, of
course, the Holy Bible was opened to Proverbs
31:28 since God and the Holy Bible have been such
an integral part of Mrs. Bellflower's life and that
verse, indeed the whole chapter is a reflection of
her life and the reason for the celebration for Mrs.
Bellflower.
Along with Mrs. Bellflower, many friends came
to celebrate with her. She had a huge number of
family members in attendance as well. She was
joined in spirit by her two daughters who have al-
ready gone on to be with the Lord, Jeanette and
Bonnie. Their presence was missed but their spir-
it was present to celebrate with their mother. Mrs.
Bellflower's two youngest daughters, Mary Ann
(Pete) Shea and Betty (John) Daughtry, along with
one of her granddaughters, Phyllis (Gary) Bailey,
planned the celebration and were there to make
sure everyone had a great time. Mrs. Bellflower
was joined at the party by eight of her 12 grand-
children, 16 of her 19 great-grandchildren and four
of her five great-great grandchildren. It was a
wonderful pleasure for Mrs. Bellflower to have her
latest great grandchild, Joshua Riley, three-week-
old son of grandson Joshua Peter Shea and his


or her on this special occasion today."
Mrs. Bellflower's family would like to extend a
huge thanks to all who came and made this day
such a special one for her. Also, they would like to
extend a special thanks to Macedonia Baptist
Church for their gracious hospitality in allowing
the family to use their fellowship hall for the occa-
sion.
For anyone who was unable to attend the cele-
bration, Mrs. Bellflower is currently living with
her daughter, Betty, in Lumber City, Ga., and occa-
sionally spends weeks with her daughter, Mary
Ann, in Valdosta, Ga. She would be delighted to
hear from everyone.


wife, Terri, share in her
special day. This was
the first time she had
seen this precious little
one.
Mrs. Bellflower en-
joyed her day and espe-
cially enjoyed talking
and visiting with
friends and family she
had not seen in a long
while. As her grand-
daughter, Phyllis Bailey,
said, "We are so blessed
to have Grandma with
us today. We have been
blessed to have her
share in our lives for all
these years. She has
been our guide and
teacher to show us how
to live, and, above all,
she has been our prayer
warrior. No matter
where we go or what we
ar involved in,dwet ar

Grandma is praying for
us. She has given so
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Wednesday, August 25, 2010


Madison County Carrier 7A


By M.K. Graves
Greene Publishing Inc.
The Barksdale farm-
house has been restored.
The historic house is now
furnished, and the lights
are on, but families won't
be playing Xbox there.
"Our theme is to have
adults and kids partici-
pate in non-technology
games," said Mary Kay
Blume. She is a Board
member for the Barksdale
Farm, and she recently
spoke Aug. 18 at the Madi-
son Rotary Club meeting.
With approximately
240 acres of woodlands,
the Barksdale Farm is
available to sightsee,
recreate, and use as a
classroom. The fishing
pond makes for a tranquil
morning or afternoon,
and watching wildlife
roam the property means
being able to spot deer,
turkey or wild hogs.
Blume suggests that
"real fun" includes jump-


ing in a sack for old-time
sack races, taking a horse
ride around the Barksdale
Farm's perimeter, or get-
ting a good game of horse-
shoes together. "We have
pick-up sticks and some
board games," she said.
Other activities are hik-
ing and primitive camp-
ing.
"Prisoners built a
wonderful dollhouse -just
gorgeous," Blume said.
The wooden dollhouse is
on display, but not to play
with, in the children's
room in the house. There
are other toys like a
carved rocking motorcy-
cle.
The Barksdale Farm
is the former Allen farm
on Captain Buie Road, lo-
cated one mile west of
Pinetta. The late Shirley
Barksdale left the proper-
ty for educational and
recreational purposes,
The Barksdale Founda-
tion is the 501(c) 3 desig-


nated charity that oper-
ates the historic Farm.
Ansley Rogers, spe-
cial needs teacher for
Madison County, has ex-


she said. Learning how to
cook in the Farmhouse
full kitchen and hosting
art classes are activities
conducive to the farm-


als may use the property
with prior approval.
"One of the main
things we need at this
point is a wheelchair
ramp," said Blume about
the farmhouse. "We'd also
like to have handicapped
access to the dock at the
pond."
Blume thanked Madi-
son Rotarians Arden
Brown, Carl Dean and
Vince Palloff for their key
role in improving and
maintaining the property
Their efforts resulted in
the farmhouse restora-
tion, reconstruction of the
tobacco barn and farm
tools being preserved or
restored. Two rooms at
Barksdale Farm are dedi-
cated to Arden Brown,
J.C. Burnette, their wives,
and a mother-in-law, for
providing donations to
decorate rooms in the
quaint farmhouse.
Partnership? with
Foresters
The Barksdale Farm
has entered into a part-
nership with the Society


of American Foresters,
Florida Big-Bend Chapter,
comprised of private and
public forestry interests.
"This week we wil begin
implementing a five-year
plan they have developed
for us," said Blume, who
said the Foundation will
benefit in many ways.
She pointed out that
the plan covers timber
and wildlife management
on the Barksdale Farm,
soil and water conserva-
tion, recreation and aes-
thetics. State forestry has
begun cutting fire-lines
that have overgrown. The
five-year plan includes
mowing, burning, har-
vesting and herbicide re-
leases for exotic invasion.
Recreational opportu-
nities wml be improved at
the Barksdale Farm
through timber harvest-
ing, prescribed burning
and vegetation reduction,
which should result in a
financial yield. The
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reasonable liability in-
surance and grant oppor-
tunities for the
cost-sharing match to
conduct burning, planti-
ng and education. Educa-
tional programs on tree
identification and other
forestry training may be
developed from these
grants.
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going outdoors to play
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step with our goals," said
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over 50 volunteers the animals at
SVHC are very well taken care of.
The Suwannee Valley Humane Soci-
ety is a no kill shelter.
"I push both of these services.
The rabies shot is very important be-Fa
cause a lot of rabid animals that can
get ahold of pets. The ID is also very
important, it helps an owner find
their pet if it gets lost. It also proves
that the animal is their pet. This goes
especially for pure breed owners if
their animal gets stolen because it is
proof you own the animal. A shelter
or vet can scan the chip and get
everything they need to know about
the pet: Its owners name, phone num-
ber and address. Both are very im-
portant. We are hoping for a huge
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On Saturday, Aug. 28, the Suwan-
nee Valley Humane Society will be
hosting a rabies-microchip clinic. It
will begin at 9 a.m. and last until 4
p.m. There is no need to make an ap-
pointment ahead of time. The shelter
is located two miles south of Lee at
1156 S. E. Bisbee Loop.
Dr. Sosa, a licensed vet of the An-
imal Care Center of Lake Park will
be performing these services. The
costs are as follows: Rabies vaccina-
tions $10 or Microchip implantation
$30. They will only be accepting cash.
The rabies shot is a prevention med-
ication and the microchip is like an
ID for your pet.
Anyone in need of more informa-
tion can call (850) 971-9904 or (866)
236-7812.
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By Kristin Finney
Greene Publishing, Inc.
On Sept. 14, the 4-H1 group of Madison
will be hosting a hands-on workshop for
gardeners. The main topic will be fall veg-
etable gardens. Other topics of discussion
will include composting, rain barrels and
backyard hydroponics. The fall gardening
will include the types of vegetables that


can be grown during the fall months.
They are also going to include a discus-
sion of flowers that grow well during the
fall.
Those interested in registering can
contact the Madison County Extension
Office at (850) 973-4138. Citizens must be
registered by Friday Sept. 10.
Presenters will include Dan Fenne-


man, Madison County Extension Agent-
Agriculture, and Carolyn Saft, Suwannee
County Extension Agent-Horticulture.
The workshop will begin at 9 a.m. and last
until noon. There will be refresh-
ments provided.
"We are going to try to make it as
hands-on as possible," Dan Fenneman of
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I, Dawn K. Roberts, Interim Secretary of State of
the State of Florida, do hereby give notice that an
election will be held in each county in Florida, on
November 2, 2010, for the ratification or rejection of
proposed revisions to the constitution of the State of
Florida.

No. 1
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE VI, SECTION 7
(Legislative)

Ballot Title:
REPEAL OF PUBLIC CAMPAIGN
FINANCING REQUIREMENT.

Ballot Summary:
Proposing the repeal of the provision in the State
Constitution that requires public financing of cam-
paigns of candidates for elective statewide office
who agree to campaign spending limits.

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general law.
(e) By general law and subject to conditions
specified therein, twenty-five thousand dollars of
the assessed value of property subject to tangible
personal property tax shall be exempt from ad val-
orem taxation,
(f) There shall be granted an ad valorem tax ex-
emption for real property dedicated in perpetuity
for conservation purposes, including real property
encumbered by perpetual conservation easements
or by other perpetual conservation protections, as
defined by general law.
(g) By general law and subject to the conditions
specified therein, each person who receives a home-
stead exemption as provided in section 6 of this ar-
ticle; who was a member of the United States
military or military reserves, the United States
Coast Guard or its reserves, or the Florida National
Guard: and who was deployed during the preceding
calendar year on active duty outside the continental
United States, Alaska, or Hawaii in support of mili-
tary oPerations designated by the legislature shall
receive an additional exemption equal to a percent-
age of the taxable value of his or her homestead
property The applicable percentage shall be calcu-
lated as the number of days during the preceding
calendar year the person was deployed on active
duty outside the continental United States, Alaska,
or Hawaii in support of military operations desig-
nated by the legislature divided by the number of
days in that year.
ARTICLE XII
SCHEDULE
SECTION 31. Additional ad valorem tax ex-
emption for certain members of the armed forces
deployed on active duty outside of the United
States.--The amendment to Section 3 of Article VII
providing for an additional ad valorem tax exemp-
tion for members of the United States military or
military reserves, the United States Coast Guard or
its reserves, or the Florida National Guard deployed
on active duty outside of the United States in sup-
port of military oPerations designated by the legis-
lature and this section shall take effect January 1
2011.

No. 3
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE VII, SECTIONS 4 and 6
ARTICLE XII
(Legislative)

Ballot Title:
PROPERTY TAX LIMIT FOR NONHOMESTEAD
PROPERTY; ADDITIONAL HOMESTEAD
EXEMPTION FOR NEW HOMESTEAD
OWNERS.

Ballot Summary:
The State Constitution generally limits the maxi-
mum annual increase in the assessed value of non-
homestead property to 10 percent annually. This
proposed amendment reduces the maximum annual
increase in the assessed values of those properties
to 5 percent annually.
This amendment also requires the Legislature to
provide an additional homestead exemption for per-
sons who have not owned a principal residence dur-
ing the preceding 8 years. Under the exemption, 25
percent of the just value of a first-time homestead,
up to $100,000, will be exempt from property taxes.
The amount of the additional exemption will de-
crease in each succeeding year for 5 years by the
greater of 20 percent of the initial additional ex-
emption or the difference between the just value and
the assessed value of the property. The additional
exemption will not be available in the 6th and sub-
sequent years.

Full Text:
ARTICLE VII
FINANCE AND TAXATION
SECTION 4. Taxation; assessments.--By general
law regulations shall be prescribed which shall se-
cure a just valuation of all property for ad valorem
taxation, provided:
(a) Agricultural land, land producing high wa-
ter recharge to Florida's aquifers, or land used ex-
clusively for noncommercial recreational purposes
may be classified by general law and assessed solely
on the basis of character or use.
(b) As provided by general law and subject to
conditions, limitations, and reasonable definitions
specified therein, land used for conservation pur-
poses shall be classified by general law and assessed
solely on the basis of character or use.
(c) Pursuant to general law tangible personal
property held for sale as stock in trade and livestock
may be valued for taxation at a specified percentage
of its value, may be classified for tax purposes, or
may be exempted from taxation.
(d) All persons entitled to a homestead exemp-
tion under Section 6 of this Article shall have their
homestead assessed at just value as of January 1 of
the year following the effective date of this amend-
ment. This assessment shall change only as provid-
ed in this subsection.
(1) Assessments subject to this subsection shall
be changed annually on January 1st of each year;
but those changes in assessments shall not exceed
the lower of the following:
a. Three percent (44)~ of the assessment for the
prior year.
b. The percent change in the Consumer Price In-
dex for all urban consumers, U.S. City Average, all
items 1967=100, or successor reports for the preced-
ing calendar year as initially reported by the United
States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Sta-
tistics.
(2) No assessment shall exceed just value.


(3) After any change of ownership, as provided
by general law, homestead property shall be as-
sessed at just value as of January 1 of the following
year, unless the provisions of paragraph (8) apply.
Thereafter, the homestead shall be assessed as pro-
vided in this subsection.
(4) New homestead property shall be assessed at
just value as of January 1st of the year following the
establishment of the homestead, unless the provi-


sions of paragraph (8) apply. That assessment shall
only change as provided in this subsection.
(5) Changes, additions, reductions, or improve-
ments to homestead property shall be assessed as
provided for by general law; provided, however, af-
ter the adjustment for any change, addition, reduc-
tion, or improvement, the property shall be assessed
as provided in this subsection.
(6) In the event of a termination of homestead
status, the property shall be assessed as provided by
general law.
(7) The provisions of this amendment are sever-
able. If any of the provisions of this amendment
shall be held unconstitutional by any court of com-
petent jurisdiction, the decision of such court shall
not affect or impair any remaining provisions of
this amendment.
(8)a. A person who establishes a new homestead
as of January 1, 2009, or January 1 of any subse-
quent year and who has received a homestead ex-
emption pursuant to Section 6 of this Article as of
January 1 of either of the two years immediately
preceding the establishment of the new homestead
is entitled to have the new homestead assessed at
less than just value. If this revision is approved in
January of 2008, a person who establishes a new
homestead as of January 1, 2008, is entitled to have
the new homestead assessed at less than just value
only if that person received a homestead exemption
on January 1, 2007. The assessed value of the newly
established homestead shall be determined as fol-
lows:
1. If the just value of the new homestead is
greater than or equal to the just value of the prior
homestead as of January 1 of the year in which the
prior homestead was abandoned, the assessed value
of the new homestead shall be the just value of the
new homestead minus an amount equal to the lesser
of $500,000 or the difference between the just value
and the assessed value of the prior homestead as of
January 1 of the year in which the prior homestead
was abandoned. Thereafter, the homestead shall be
assessed as provided in this subsection.
2. If the just value of the new homestead is less
than the just value of the prior homestead as of Jan-
uary l of the year in which the prior homestead was
abandoned, the assessed value of the new home-
stead shall be equal to the just value of the new
homestead divided by the just value of the prior
homestead and multiplied by the assessed value of
the prior homestead. However, if the difference be-
tween the just value of the new homestead and the
assessed value of the new homestead calculated
pursuant to this sub-subparagraph is greater than
$500,000, the assessed value of the new homestead
shall be increased so that the difference between the
just value and the assessed value equals $500,000.
Thereafter, the homestead shall be assessed as pro-
vided in this subsection.
b. By general law and subject to conditions spec-
ified therein, the Legislature shall provide for appli-
cation of this paragraph to property owned by more
than one person.
(e) The legislature may, by general law, for as-
sessment purposes and subject to the provisions of
this subsection, allow counties and municipalities
to authorize by ordinance that historic property
may be assessed solely on the basis of character or
use. Such character or use assessment shall apply
only to the jurisdiction adopting the ordinance. The
requirements for eligible properties must be speci-
fled by general law.
(f) A county may, in the manner prescribed by
general law, provide for a reduction in the assessed
value of homestead property to the extent of any in-
crease in the assessed value of that property which
results from the construction or reconstruction of
the property for the purpose of providing living
quarters for one or more natural or adoptive grand-
parents or parents of the owner of the property or of
the owner's spouse if at least one of the grandpar-
ents or parents for whom the living quarters are
provided is 62 years of age or older. Such a reduction
may not exceed the lesser of the following:
(1) The increase in assessed value resulting
from construction or reconstruction of the property.
(2) Twenty percent of the total assessed value of
the property as improved.
(g) For all levies other than school district
levies, assessments of residential real property, as
defined by general law, which contains nine units or
fewer and which is not subject to the assessment
limitations set forth in subsections (a) through (d)
shall change only as provided in this subsection.
(1) Assessments subject to this subsection shall
be changed annually on the date of assessment pro-
vided by law; but those changes in assessments shall
not exceed five ten percent (-lo%-) of the assessment
for the prior year.
(2) No assessment shall exceed just value.
(3) After a change of ownership or control, as
defined by general law, including any change of
ownership of a legal entity that owns the property,
such property shall be assessed at just value as of
the next assessment date. Thereafter, such property
shall be assessed as provided in this subsection,
(4) Changes, additions, reductions, or improve-
ments to such property shall be assessed as provid-
ed for by general law; however, after the adjustment
for any change, addition, reduction, or improve-
ment, the property shall be assessed as provided in
this subsection.
(h) For all levies other than school district
levies, assessments of real property that is not sub-
ject to the assessment limitations set forth in sub-
sections (a) through (d) and (g) shall change only as
provided in this subsection.
(1) Assessments subject to this subsection shall
be changed annually on the date of assessment pro-
vided by law; but those changes in assessments shall


not exceed five ten percent C-lo%-) of the assessment
for the prior year.
(2) No assessment shall exceed just value.
(3) The legislature must provide that such prop-
erty shall be assessed at just value as of the next as-
sessment date after a qualifying improvement, as
defined by general law, is made to such property.
Thereafter, such property shall be assessed as pro-
vided in this subsection.


No. 2
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE VII, SECTION 3
ARTICLE XII, SECTION 31
(Legislative)

Ballot Title:
HOMESTEAD AD VALOREM TAX CREDIT FOR
DEPLOYED MILITARY PERSONNEL

Ballot Summary.
Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution
to require the Legislature to provide an additional
homestead property tax exemption by law for mem-
bers of the United States military or military re-
serves, the United States Coast Guard or its
reserves, or the Florida National Guard who receive
a homestead exemption and were deployed in the
previous year on active duty outside the continental
United States, Alaska, or Hawaii in support of mili-
tary operations designated by the Legislature. The
exempt amount will be based upon the number of
days in the previous calendar year that the person
was deployed on active duty outside the continental
United States, Alaska, or Hawaii in support of mili-
tary operations designated by the Legislature. The
amendment is scheduled to take effect January 1,
2011.

Full Text:
ARTICLE VII
FINANCE AND TAXATION
SECTION 3. Taxes; exemptions.--
(a)All property owned by a municipality and
used exclusively by it for municipal or public pur-
poses shall be exempt from taxation. A municipality,
owning property outside the municipality, may be
required by general law to make payment to the tax-
ing unit in which the property is located. Such por-
tions of property as are used predominantly for
educational, literary, scientific, religious or charita-
ble purposes may be exempted by general law from
taxation.
(b) There shall be exempt from taxation, cumu-
latively, to every head of a family residing in this
state, household goods and personal effects to the
value fixed by general law, not less than one thou-
sand dollars, and to every widow or widower or per-
son who is blind or totally and permanently
disabled, property to the value fixed by general law
not less than five hundred dollars.
(c) Any county or municipality may, for the pur-
pose of its respective tax levy and subject to the pro-
visions of this subsection and general law, grant
community and economic development ad valorem
tax exemptions to new businesses and expansions of
existing businesses, as defined by general law. Such
an exemption may be granted only by ordinance of
the county or municipality, and only after the elec-
tors of the county or municipality voting on such
question in a referendum authorize the county or
municipality to adopt such ordinances. An exemp-
tion so granted shall apply to improvements to real
property made by or for the use of a new business
and improvements to real property related to the ex-
pansion of an existing business and shall also apply
to tangible personal property of such new business
and tangible personal property related to the expan-
sion of an existing business. The amount or limits
of the amount of such exemption shall be specified
by general law. The period of time for which such
exemption may be granted to a new business or ex-
pansion of an existing business shall be determined
by general law. The authority to grant such exemp-
tion shall expire ten years from the date of approval
by the electors of the county or municipality, and
may be renewable by referendum as provided by
general law.
(d) Any county or municipality may, for the pur-
pose of its respective tax levy and subject to the pro-
visions of this subsection and general law, grant
historic preservation ad valorem tax exemptions to
owners of historic properties. This exemption may
be granted only by ordinance of the county or mu-
nicipality. The amount or limits of the amount of
this exemption and the requirements for eligible
properties must be specified by general law. The pe-
riod of time for which this exemption may be grant-
ed to a property owner shall be determined by


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specified therein, the legislature shall provide an ad-
ditional homestead exemption to the person or per-
sons who:
a. Establish the right to receive the homestead
exemPtion in subsection (a) within one year after
purchasing the homestead property; and
b. Have not owned a principal residence during
the eight-vear period before the purchase. For mar-
ried persons, neither the purchaser nor his or her
spouse may have owned a principal residence dur-
ing the preceding eight years.
(2) The additional homestead exemption shall
equal 25 percent of the just value of the property on
January 1 of the year in which the homestead ex-
emption in subsection (a) is received. but not more
than $100.000.
a. The amount of the additional exemption shall
be reduced in each subsequent year by an amount
equal to twenty percent of the amount of the initial
additional exemption or by an amount equal to the
difference between the just value of the property
and the assessed value determined under subsec-
tion (d) of section 4 of this Article, whichever is
greater_
b. The additional homestead exemption shall
not apply after the fifth year after the initial addi-
tional exemption is granted.
(3) Only one additional exemPtion under this
subsection may apply to a single homestead proper-

ARTICLE XII
SCHEDULE
Property tax limit for nonhomestead property.-
The amendment to Section 4 of Article VII reducing
the limit on the maximum annual increase in the as-
sessed value of nonhomestead property to five per-
cent from ten percent and this section shall take
effect January 1, 2011.
Additional homestead exemption for first-time
homestead property owners.-The amendment to
subsection (f) of Section 6 of Article VII providing
for an additional homestead exemption for persons
who have not owned a principal residence within an
eight-vear period and this section shall take effect
January 1, 2011. and shall be available for properties
purchased on or after January 1. 2010.

No. 4
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE II, SECTION 7
(Initiative)

Ballot Title:
REFERENDA REQUIRED FOR ADOPTION AND
AMENDMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT COM-
PREHENSIVE LAND USE PLANS.

Ballot Summary:
Establishes that before a local government may
adopt a new comprehensive land use plan, or amend
a comprehensive land use plan, the proposed plan or
amendment shall be subject to vote of the electors of
the local government by referendum, following
preparation by the local planning agency, considera-
tion by the governing body and notice. Provides def-
initions.

Financial Impact Statement:
The amendment's impact on local government ex-
penditures cannot be estimated precisely. Local gov-
ernments will incur additional costs due to the
requirement to conduct referenda in order to adopt
comprehensive plans or amendments thereto. The
amount of such costs depends upon the frequency,
timing and method of the referenda, and includes
the costs of ballot preparation, election administra-
tion, and associated expenses. The impact on state
government expenditures will be insignificant.

Full Text:
ARTICLE II
GENERAL PROVISIONS
SECTION 7. Natural resources and scenic beauty.--
Public participation in local government com-
prehensive land use planning benefits the conserva-
tion and protection of Florida's natural resources
and scenic beauty. and the long-term quality of life
of Floridians. Therefore, before a local government
may adopt a new comprehensive land use plan, or
amend a comprehensive land use plan, such pro-
posed plan or plan amendment shall be subject to
vote of the electors of the local government by ref-
erendum, following preparation by the local plan-
ning agency, consideration by the governing body as
provided by general law, and notice thereof in a lo-
cal newspaper of general circulation. Notice and
referendum will be as provided by general law. This
amendment shall become effective immediately
upon approval by the electors of Florida.
For purposes of this subsection:
1. "Local government" means a county or mu-
nicipality.
2. "Local government comprehensive land use
plan" means a plan to guide and control future land
development in an area under the jurisdiction of a
local government.
3. "Local planning agency" means the agency of
a local government that is responsible for the prepa-
ration of a comprehensive land use plan and plan
amendments after public notice and hearings and
for making recommendations to the governing body
of the local government regarding the adoption or
amendment of a comprehensive land use plan.
4. "Governing body" means the board of county
commissioners of a county, the commission or coun-
cil of a municipality. or the chief elected governing
body of a county or municipality, however desig~nat-


No. 5
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE III, SECTION 21
(Initiative)

Ballot Title:
STANDARDS FOR LEGISLATURE TO FOLLOW IN
LEGISLATIVE REDISTRICTING.

Ballot Summary:
Legislative districts or districting plans may not be
drawn to favor or disfavor an incumbent or political
party. Districts shall not be drawn to deny racial or
language minorities the equal opportunity to par-
ticipate in the political process and elect represen-
tatives of their choice. Districts must be contiguous.
Unless otherwise required, districts must be com-
pact, as equal in population as feasible, and where
feasible must make use of existing city, county and
geographical boundaries

Financial Impact Statement:
The fiscal impact cannot be determined precisely.
State government and state courts may incur addi-
tional costs if litigation increases beyond the num-
ber or complexity of cases which would have
occurred in the amendment's absence.

Full Text:
ARTICLE III
LEGISLATURE
SECTION 21. Standards for establishing
Legislative district boundaries.--
In establishing Legislative district boundaries:
(1) No apportionment plan or district shall be drawn
with the intent to favor or disfavor a political party
or an incumbent: and districts shall not be drawn
with the intent or result of denying or abridging the
equal opportunity of racial or language minorities
to participate in the political process or to diminish
their ability to elect rePresentatives of their choice:
and districts shall consist of contiguous territory.
(2) Unless compliance with the standards in this
subsection conflicts with the standards in subsec-
tion (1) or with federal law. districts shall be as near-
Iv equal in population as is practicable: districts
shall be compact; and districts shall. where feasible,
utilize existing political and geographical bound-
aries,
(3) The order in which the standards within sub-sec-
tions (1) and (2) of this section are set forth shall not
be read to establish any priority of one standard
over the other within that subsection.


No. 6
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE III, SECTION 20
(Initiative)

Ballot Title:
STANDARDS FOR LEGISLATURE TO FOLLOW IN
CONGRESSIONAL REDISTRICTING.

Ballot Summary:
Congressional districts or districting plans may not
be drawn to favor or disfavor an incumbent or polit-
ical party. Districts shall not be drawn to deny racial
or language minorities the equal opportunity to par-
ticipate in the political process and elect represen-
tatives of their choice. Districts must be contiguous.
Unless otherwise required, districts must be com-
pact, as equal in population as feasible, and where
feasible must make use of existing city, county and
geographical boundaries.

Financial impact statement:
The fiscal impact cannot be determined precisely.
State government and state courts may incur addi-
tional costs if litigation increases beyond the num-
ber or complexity of cases which would have
occurred in the amendment's absence.

Full Text:
ARTICLE III
LEGISLATURE
SECTION 20. Standards for establishing
Congressional district boundaries.--
In establishing Congressional district boundaries:
(1) No apportionment plan or individual district
shall be drawn with the intent to favor or disfavor a
political Party or an incumbent: and districts shall
not be drawn with the intent or result of denying or
abridging the equal opportunity of racial or lan-
guage minorities to participate in the political
process or to diminish their ability to elect repre-
sentatives of their choice: and districts shall consist
of contiguous territory.
(2) Unless compliance with the standards in this
subsection conflicts with the standards in subsec-
tion (1) or with federal law. districts shall be as near-
Iv equal in population as is practicable; districts
shall be compact: and districts shall, where feasible,
utilize existing political and geographical bound-
ares
(3) The order in which the standards within sub-sec-
tions (1) and (2) of this section are set forth shall not
be read to establish any priority of one standard
over the other within that subsection.

No. 7
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE III, SECTION 20
(Legislative)

Ballot Title:
STANDARDS FOR LEGISLATURE TO FOLLOW IN
LEGISLATIVE AND CONGRESSIONAL
REDISTRICTING.


Ballot Summary:
In establishing congressional and legislative dis-
trict boundaries or plans, the state shall apply fed-
eral requirements and balance and implement the
standards in the State Constitution. The state shall
take into consideration the ability of racial and lan-
guage minorities to participate in the political
process and elect candidates of their choice, and
communities of common interest other than politi-


Continued From Page 8A
(4) The legislature may provide that such prop-
erty shall be assessed at just value as of the next as-
sessment date after a change of ownership or
control, as defined by general law, including any
change of ownership of the legal entity that owns
the property. Thereafter, such property shall be as-
sessed as provided in this subsection.
(5) Changes, additions, reductions, or improve-
ments to such property shall be assessed as provid-
ed for by general law; however, after the adjustment
for any change, addition, reduction, or improve-
ment, the property shall be assessed as provided in
this subsection,
(i) The legislature, by general law and subject to
conditions specified therein, may prohibit the con-
sideration of the following in the determination of
the assessed value of real property used for residen-
tial purposes:
(1) Any change or improvement made for the
purpose of improving the property's resistance to
wind damage.
(2) The installation of a renewable energy
source device,
(j)(1) The assessment of the following working
waterfront properties shall be based upon the cur-
rent use of the property:
a. Land used predominantly for commercial
fishing purposes.
b. Land that is accessible to the public and used
for vessel launches into waters that are navigable.
c. Marinas and drystacks that are open to the
public.
d. Water-dependent marine manufacturing fa-
cilities, commercial fishing facilities, and marine
vessel construction and repair facilities and their
support activities.
(2) The assessment benefit provided by this sub
section is subject to conditions and limitations and
reasonable definitions as specified by the legislature
by general law.
SECTION 6.Homestead exemptions.--
(a) Every person who has the legal or equitable
title to real estate and maintains thereon the per-
manent residence of the owner, or another legally
or naturally dependent upon the owner, shall be ex-
empt from taxation thereon, except assessments for
special benefits, up to the assessed valuation of
twenty-five thousand dollars and, for all levies other
than school district levies, on the assessed valuation
greater than fifty thousand dollars and up to seven-
ty-five thousand dollars, upon establishment of
right thereto in the manner prescribed by law. The
real estate may be held by legal or equitable title, by
the entireties, jointly, in common, as a condomini-
um, or indirectly by stock ownership or member-
ship representing the owner's or member's
proprietary interest in a corporation owning a fee
or a leasehold initially in excess of ninety-eight
years. The exemption shall not apply with respect to
any assessment roll until such roll is first deter-
mined to be in compliance with the provisions of
section 4 by a state agency designated by general
law. This exemption is repealed on the effective date
of any amendment to this Article which provides
for the assessment of homestead property at less
than just value.
(b) Not more than one exemption shall be al-
lowed any individual or family unit or with respect
to any residential unit. No exemption shall exceed
the value of the real estate assessable to the owner
or, in case of ownership through stock or member-
ship in a corporation, the value of the proportion
which the interest in the corporation bears to the as-
sessed value of the property'
(c) By general law and subject to conditions
specified therein, the Legislature may provide to
renters, who are permanent residents, ad valorem
tax relief on all ad valorem tax levies. Such ad val-
orem tax relief shall be in the form and amount es-
tablished by general law.
(d) The legislature may, by general law, allow
counties or municipalities, for the purpose of their
respective tax levies and subject to the provisions of
general law, to grant an additional homestead tax
exemption not exceeding fifty thousand dollars to
any person who has the legal or equitable title to
real estate and maintains thereon the permanent
residence of the owner and who has attained age
sixty-five and whose household income, as defined
by general law, does not exceed twenty thousand dol-
lars. The general law must allow counties and mu-
nicipalities to grant this additional exemption,
within the limits prescribed in this subsection, by
ordinance adopted in the manner prescribed by gen-
eral law, and must provide for the periodic adjust-
ment of the income limitation prescribed in this
subsection for changes in the cost of living.
(e) Each veteran who is age 65 or older who is
partially or totally permanently disabled shall re-
ceive a discount from the amount of the ad valorem
tax otherwise owed on homestead property the vet-
eran owns and resides in if the disability was com-
bat related, the veteran was a resident of this state
at the time of entering the military service of the
United States, and the veteran was honorably dis-
charged upon separation from military service. The
discount shall be in a percentage equal to the per-
centage of the veteran's permanent, service-con-
nected disability as determined by the United States
Department of Veterans Affairs. To qualify for the
discount granted by this subsection, an applicant
must submit to the county property appraiser, by
March 1, proof of residency at the time of entering
military service, an official letter from the United
States Department of Veterans Affairs stating the
percentage of the veteran's service-connected dis-
ability and such evidence that reasonably identifies
the disability as combat related, and a copy of the


veteran's honorable discharge. If the property ap-
praiser denies the request for a discount, the ap-
praiser must notify the applicant in writing of the
reasons for the denial, and the veteran may reapply.
The Legislature may, by general law, waive the an-
nual application requirement in subsequent years.
This subsection shall take effect December 7, 2006, is
self-executing, and does not require implementing
legislation.
(f)(1) By general law, and subject to conditions


Wednesday, August 25, 2010


Madison County Carrier 9A


PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

TO BE VOTED ON NOVEMBER 2, 2010




















class to each teacher who is teaching -in-pbl
sekeel-elas~ee~eme-e grades 4 through 8 does not
exceed 22 students and the maximum number of
students assigned to each teacher in an individual
classroom does not exceed 27 students: and
(3) Within each public school, the average maxwi-
mum number of students whe--r assigned Iper
clss to each teacher who is teaching -ie-p-ke
eekeel-elasseerem-e grades 9 through 12 does not
exceed 25 students and the maximum number of
students assigned to each teacher in an individual
classroom does not exceed 30 students. The class
size requirements of this subsection do not apply to
extracurricular or virtual classes. Payment of the
costs associated with ine ting eeelsing-elassie-eiee
meet these requirements is the responsibility of the
state and not of local school esheele districts. Be-
,;,,,, rri~ +h F~n~ Crrrr fi~~l ,m~ The legisla-
ture shall provide sufficient funds to maintain
re~kuee the average number of students required by


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section.
(b) Every four-year old child in Florida shall be
provided by the State a high quality prekinder-
garten pr-hkinergseten learning opportunity in
the form of an early childhood development and ed-
ucation program which shall be voluntary, high
quality, free, and delivered according to profession-
ally accepted standards. An early childhood devel-
opment and education program means an organized
program designed to address and enhance each
child's ability to make age appropriate progress in
an appropriate range of settings in the development
of language and cognitive capabilities and emotion-
al, social, regulatory, and moral capacities through
education in basic skills and such other skills as the
Legislature may determine to be appropriate.
(c) The early childhood education and develop-
ment programs provided by reason of subsection
eebprag-ap (b) shall be implemented no later
than the beginning of the 2005 school year through
funds generated in addition to those used for exist-
ing education, health, and development programs.
Existing education, health, and development pro-
grams are those funded by the State as of January 1,
2002, that provided for child or adult education,
health care, or development.
ARTICLE XII
SCHEDULE
SECTION 31. Class size requirements for pub-
lic schools.-- The amendment to Section l of Article
IX. relating to class size requirements for public
schools, and this section shall take effect upon a>-
proval by the electors and shall operate retroactive-
Iv to the beginning of the 2010-2011 school year.

No. 9
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE I, SECTION 28
(Legislative)

Ballot Title:
HEALTH CARE FREEDOM.

Ballot Summary:
HEALTH CARE SERVICES.-Proposing an amend-
ment to the State Constitution to ensure access to
health care services without waiting lists, protect
the doctor-patient relationship, guard against man-
dates that don't work, prohibit laws or rules from
compelling any person, employer, or health care
provider to participate in any health care system;
permit a person or an employer to purchase lawful
health care services directly from a health care
provider; permit a health care provider to accept
direct payment from a person or an employer for
lawful health care services; exempt persons, em-
ployers, and health care providers from penalties
and fines for paying directly or accepting direct
payment for lawful health care services; and per-
mit the purchase or sale of health insurance in pri-
vate health care systems. Specifies that the
amendment does not affect which health care ser-
vices a health care provider is required to perform
or provide; affect which health care services are
permitted by law; prohibit care provided pursuant
to general law relating to workers' compensation;
affect laws or rules in effect as of March 1, 2010; af-
fect the terms or conditions of any health care sys-
tem to the extent that those terms and conditions
do not have the effect of punishing a person or an
employer for paying directly for lawful health care
services or a health care provider for accepting di-


tive and congressional district boundaries.--In es-
tablishing congressional and legislative district
boundaries or plans, the state shall apply federal re-
quirements and balance and implement the stan-
dards in this constitution. The state shall take into
consideration the ability of racial and language mi-
norities to participate in the Political process and
elect candidates of their choice, and communities of
common interest other than political parties may be
respected and promoted, both without subordina-
tion to any other provision of this article. Districts
and plans are valid if the balancing and implemen-
tation of standards is rationally related to the stan-
dards contained in this constitution and is
consistent with federal law.

No. 8
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE IX, SECTION 1
ARTICLE XII, SECTION 31
(Legislative)

Ballot Title:
REVISION OF THE CLASS SIZE
REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

Ballot Summary:
The Florida Constitution currently limits the maxi-
mum number of students assigned to each teacher
in public school classrooms in the following grade
groupings: for prekindergarten through grade 3, 18
students; for grades 4 through 8, 22 students; and for
grades 9 through 12, 25 students. Under this amend-
ment, the current limits on the maximum number
of students assigned to each teacher in public
school classrooms would become limits on the aver-
age number of students assigned per class to each
teacher, by specified grade grouping, in each public
school. This amendment also adopts new limits on
the maximum number of students assigned to each
teacher in an individual classroom as follows: for
prekindergarten through grade 3, 21 students; for
grades 4 through 8, 27 students; and for grades 9
through 12, 30 students. This amendment specifies
that class size limits do not apply to virtual classes,
requires the Legislature to provide sufficient funds
to maintain the average number of students re-
quired by this amendment, and schedules these re-
visions to take effect upon approval by the electors
of this state and to operate retroactively to the be-
ginning of the 2010-2011 school year,

Full Text:
ARTICLE IX
EDUCATION
SECTION 1. Public education.--
(a) The education of children is a fundamental val-
ue of the people of the State of Florida. It is, there-
fore, a paramount duty of the state to make
adequate provision for the education of all children
residing within its borders. Adequate provision
shall be made by law for a uniform, efficient, safe, se-
cure, and high quality system of free public schools
that allows students to obtain a high quality educa-
tion and for the establishment, maintenance, and
operation of institutions of higher learning and
other public education programs that the needs of
the people may require. To assure that children at-
tending public schools obtain a high quality educa-
tion, the legislature shall make adequate provision
to ensure that, by the beginning of the 2010-2011 a010
school year and for each school year thereafter,
there are a sufficient number of classrooms so that:
(1) Within each public school, the average mani-
mum number of students -whe--ae assigned Iper
class to each teacher who is teaching -in-pbl
~n~r~~l ln~r~r~rr~r prekindergarten through
grade 3 does not exceed 18 students and the maxi-
mum number of students assigned to each teacher
in an individual classroom does not exceed 21 stu-
dents;
(2) Within each public school, the aereage mas-
mum number of students -whe--r assigned per


rect payment from a person or an employer for law-
ful health care services; or affect any general law
passed by two-thirds vote of the membership of
each house of the Legislature, passed after the ef-
fective date of the amendment, provided such law
states with specificity the public necessity justify-
ing the exceptions from the provisions of the
amendment. The amendment expressly provides
that it may not be construed to prohibit negotiated
provisions in insurance contracts, network agree-
ments, or other provider agreements contractually
limiting copayments, coinsurance, deductibles, or
other patient charges.

Full Text:
ARTICLE I
DECLARATION OF RIGHTS
SECTION 28. Health care services.-
(a) To preserve the freedom of all residents of
the state to provide for their own health care:
(1) A law or rule may not compel. directive or in-
directly, any person, employer, or health care
provider to participate in any health care system.
(2) A person or an employer may pay directly
for lawful health care services and may not be re-
quired to pay penalties or fines for paying directly
for lawful health care services. A health care
provider may accept direct payment for lawful
health care services and may not be required to pay
penalties or fines for accepting direct payment from
a person or an employer for lawful health care ser-
vices.
(b) Subject to reasonable and necessary rules
that do not substantially limit a person's options,
the purchase or sale of health insurance in private
health care systems may not be prohibited bv law or
rule.
(c) This section does not:
(1) Affect which health care services a health
care provider is required to perform or provide.
(2) Affect which health care services are per-
mitted by law.
(3) Prohibit care provided pursuant to general
law relating to workers' compensation.
(4) Affect laws or rules in effect as of March 1,
2010.
(5) Affect the terms or conditions of any health
care system to the extent that those terms and con-
ditions do not have the effect of punishing a person
or an employer for paying directly for lawful health
care services or a health care provider for accept-
ing direct payment from a person or an employer
for lawful health care services, except that this sec-
tion may not be construed to prohibit any neg-otiat-
ed provision in any insurance contract, network
agreement, or other provider agreement contractu-
ally limiting cop~ayments. coinsurance, deductibles.
or other patient charges.
(6) Affect any general law passed by a two-
thirds vote of the membership of each house of the
legislature after the effective date of this section, if
the law states with specificity the public necessity
that justifies an exception from this section.
(d) As used in this section, the term:
(1) "Compel" includes the imposition of Penal-
ties or fines.
(2) "Direct payment" or "pay directive" means
payment for lawful health care services without a
public or private third Party, not including an em-
plover. paying for any Portion of the service.
(3) "Health care system" means any public or
private entity whose function or purpose is the
management of. processing of. enrollment of indi-
viduals for. or payment. in full or in part, for health
care services, health care data, or health care infor-
mation for its participants.
(4) "Lawful health care services" means any
health-related service or treatment, to the extent
that the service or treatment is Permitted or not
prohibited by law or regulation. which may be pro-
vided by persons or businesses otherwise permitted
to offer such services.
(5) "Penalties or fines" means any civil or crim-
inal penalty or fine. tax. salary or wage withholding
or surcharge. or named fee with a similar effect es-
tablished by law or rule by an agency established,
created, or controlled by the government which is
used to punish or discourage the exercise of rights
protected under this section. For Purposes of this
section only, the term "rule by an agency" may not
be construed to mean any negotiated provision in
any insurance contract, network agreement. or oth-
er provider agreement contractually limiting co-
payments. coinsurance. deductibles, or other
patient charges.


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cal parties may be respected and promoted, both
without subordination to any other provision of Ar-
ticle III of the State Constitution. Districts and
plans are valid if the balancing and implementation
of standards is rationally related to the standards
contained in the State Constitution and is consistent
with federal law.


Full Text:


SECTION 20.


ARTICLE III
LEGISLATURE
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Provided by Brad Bashaw, Edward Jones
Like most people, you probably save and invest throughout
your working years so that you'll be able to afford a comfort-
able retirement. Once you retire, you'll want to focus on
strategies to help you make the most of your retirement
income -- and you might want to become familiar with these
ideas well before you retire.
Basically, you'II have some "must do" moves and some
"think about doing" moves. Let's take a look at the "must do"
ones first:

*Take the right amount of distributions from retirement
plans. Once you turn 59%/, you may be able to take penalty-
free withdrawals, or distributions, from some of your retire-
ment accounts, such as your traditional IRA and 401(k). But
once you turn 70%/, you generally must start taking distribu-
tions from these accounts. Your required minimum distribu-
tion, or RMD, is based on the previous year's balance in your
retirement plan and life expectancy tables. You can take
more than the minimum, but you'II want to make sure you
don't take so much that you outlive your savings.

*Maximize your Social Security benefits. You can start col-
lecting Social Security as early as 62, but if you wait until
your "full" retirement age, which will probably be around 66,
your monthly checks will be larger. And if you wait until after
your full retirement age before you start collecting benefits,
your checks can be even larger, though they'll "top off" when
you turn 70. What should you do? Start taking the money as
early as possible or delay payments, waiting for bigger pay-
days? There's no one right answer for everyone. To get the
maximum benefits from Social Security, you'll need to factor
in your health status, family history of longevity and other
sources of retirement income.

Now let's consider two moves that you may think about
doing during your retirement years:
*Purchase income-producing investments. Outside your
IRA and 401(k), you may have other investment accounts,
and inside these accounts, you'll need a portfolio that can
produce income for your retirement years. You may choose
to own some investment-grade bonds and certificates of
deposit (CDs), both of which can help provide you with reg-
ular interest payments at relatively low risk to your principal.
However, these investments may not help you stay ahead of
inf lation, which, over a long retirement, can seriously erode
your purchasing power. Consequently, you also may want to
consider dividend-producing stocks. Some of these stocks
have paid, and even increased, their dividends for many
years in a row, giving you a chance to obtain rising income.
(Keep in mind, though, that stocks may lower or discontinue
dividends at any time, and an investment in stocks will fluc-
tuate with changes in market conditions and may be worth
more or less than the original investment when sold.)
*Go back to work. In your retirement years, you may
decide to work part time, do some consulting or even open
your own business. Of course, the more earned income you
take in, the less money you'll probably need to withdraw from
your investments and retirement accounts. However, if
you've started collecting Social Security, any earned income
you receive before your "full" retirement age will likely cause
you to lose some of your benefits. Once you reach full retire-
men ae yu can keep all your benefits, no matter how

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Josh Blake, grandson of Peggy Blake and
Buddy Scruggs of Madison and William J.
Blake of Tallahassee and son of Mike and .,
Linda Blake of Henderson, Texas, has be-,.
gun his fourth year at Mississippi State Universi-
ty. Josh has been, designated a "Presiden's
Scholar" each semester, having maintained all "A's
during his first three years. He plans to graduate it Ith
a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering next Spring 2011
Upon graduating from H-enderson H-igh Schoo~l
in 2007, Josh was awarded two significant four- *
year scholarships to study engineering at MSU
based on his grades and ACT scores: the Mississippi
State University Academic Scholarship; and the
Bagley College of Engineering Scholarship (Joseph
Barrier Scholarship and Alfred & Susan Eaton En-
dowed Scholarship).
He also received the Maroon Band Scholarship
during his first three years for playing trombone in Photo submitted
Marching Band, Jazz Band, and Wind Ensemble. At Josh Blake, grandson of Peggy Blake and Buddy
the ends of each of the last two Spring Semesters, Scruggs of Mladison, was awarded a NASA internship,
based on maintaining a 4.0 GPA~, Josh has been, fur-
ther awarded two additional Aerospace Engineering ing of their music. He also has co-led a small "family
Scholarships (Henry W Shurlds Memorial& Charles E group" Bible study as part of the BSU.
Downer Scholarships). During his summers, Josh has been granted two
During his first three years, Josh's additional ac- unique learning and work experiences as well. In May
tivities have included playing keyboard and guitar for 2009, Josh was awarded a paid internship with Tele-
the Baptist Student Union's traveling worship band, dyne Brown Engineering in Huntsville, Ala., working
Drawn Together, as well as engineering sound record- with NASA flight control and training. In Spring 2010,


Josh received a second paid internship to
.work with wind tunnels at the NASA Lang-
ley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.
Blake applied for the LARSS program
to gain experience toward his future career
as an aerospace engineer.
Blake is excited to have the opportunity
to work with many experimental test facili-
ties pertaining to his interests. "I hope to
ganinsight into some of the thought process-
es and techniques associated to aerodynam-
ilcs, he said. "I especially would lik to le~arn.
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Drew Sherr
By Fran Hunt
Special From The Monticello Neos
Aucilla Christian Academy alumni and ath-
letic superstar Drew Sherrod, 23, is back on cam-
pus this year to assist coaching the varsity
football team and serve as an elementary and
middle school Physical Education teacher.
He was born in Tallahassee, and raised and
lived in Greenville for 19 years.
He attended Aucilla Christian Academy,
graduating in 2005 with a baseball scholarship to
North Florida Community College.
Sherrod aspired to be a coach at a very early
age in his life.
"My grandfather, on my mothers side, was a
coach and a teacher. I always knew at some point
I wanted to coach. My mother and several mem-
bers of my family are teachers so I guess that
teaching is just in my blood," he said.
"I received my AA degree at North Florida
Community College in one year, graduating in
2006. I earned a Bachelor of Science degree at
Florida State University majoring in Recreation
and Leisure Services Administration with a mi-
nor in Communication in three years, graduat-
ing in 2009," he said. "While attending FSU, I
worked at Southern Ball Academy (SBA) in 2006
where I trained under, in my opinion, the best
baseball instructor in the southeastern United
States, Coach Mike Beasley." Sherrod started
coaching and training athletes at SBA, an in-
structional baseball/softball facility in Tallahas-
see.
"I began my career at SBA as an instructor
in August of 2006. I started training at the facili-
ty with Coach Beasley as a player in 1999, where
I trained throughout my high school and college


On CamPus
ment, it all starts with this, he added. I feel like
as a coach it is my responsibility to take a player
and develop their talent physically, mentally and
spiritually, so that they are better by the time
they leave ACA then when they started playing,
First develop the player then that will develop it-
self into a winning team," said Sherrod.
"My goals are a lot like my philosophy, get
better today. If I can get these kids to buy in to
believing that everyday is an opportunity to im-
prove their skills then the ultimate goal of win-
ning games and championships will take care of
itself," reiterated Sherrod.
"My plan is to take it day by day and see how
the Good Lord wants to use me, today, tomorrow
and in the future," he said. "I am extremely ex-
cited about the opportunity to dawn the blue
and gold once again. Playing sports at ACA is
something that I feel very strong about and to
this day, when I gather with friends and former
teammates I enjoy sharing old stories and mem-
ories. My hope is that I can help make the ath-
letes that I coach have the best experience
possible."
Sherrod also firmly believes in becoming ac-
tive in community involvement. "I have volun-
teered with the Miracle League in Tallahassee,
an event that enables disabled people to partici-
pate in sports such as kickball and baseball. I
think it is something that everyone would get
enjoyment out of," he added.
He is not married, but is very happy with his
girlfriend of nearly two years, Taylor West, a
2009 Lawton Chiles graduate, where she holds the
homerun record in softball. She is currently on a
softball scholarship at FAMU, where she plays
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By Fran Hunt
Special From The Monticello
Newos
Aucilla Christian Academy
Head Football Coach Schott
Scharinger has determined the fi-
nal roster for the 2010 football sea-
son.
There are 21 young men on the
team, they include; ninth grader
Tanner Aman (51), center and line-
backer; tenth graders Brad Holm
(1), running back/defensive back;
Jared Jackson, (2), wide receiv-
er/defensive back; Russell
Fraleigh, (4), wide receiver/ defen-
sive back/kicker; Tres Copeland,
(11), wide receiver/defensive back;
Hans Sorensen, (12), quarter-
back/defensive back; Kaleb Wyche,
(25), wide receiver/defensive back;
Jarrod Turner, (29), running
back/linebacker; and Tyler Evans,
(56), offensive line/linebacker.
Also, juniors Tyler Jackson, (6),
wide receiver/defensive back; Trent
Roberts, (10), quarter-
back/halfback/kicker; Philip Watts,


(22), running back/linebacker;
Marcus Evans, (32), wide receiv-
er/defensive back; Levi Cobb, (52),
offensive line/linebacker; and
Matt Tuten, (55), cen-
ter/linebacker.
Also, seniors Chance Lunn,
(23), half back/defensive back;
Clark Christy, (31), tight
end/defensive end; Nathan
Williams, (57), offensive
line/defensive line/punter; Jake
Armstrong, (60), offensive
line/defensive line; and GH Liford,
(70), offensive line/defensive line.
Scharinger is the head varsity
football coach; Pocko Vause is the
assistant head coach, defensive co-
ordinator and line coach; Adam
Fato is the running backs and line-
backers coach; Drew Sherrod is the
quarterbacks/defensive backs
coach; Daryl Adams is the junior
varsity football coach and team
chaplain; Derrick Burrus is the as-
sistant coach; Mike Holm is the as-
sistant coach; and Richard Watt is
the assistant coach.


By Fran Hunt
Special From The
Monticello News
Aucilla Christian
Academy junior varsity
football coach Daryl
Adams has determined
the roster and schedule
for the 2010 JV gridiron
season. All games are at
6 p.m. unless otherwise
specified.
Action begins on
the field September 2
against Maclay Middle,
home; September 9,
against Valwood Middle
in Valdosta, away; Sep-
tember 16, against
Brookwood Middle,
home; September 21,


North Florida Christian
Middle in Tallahassee,
away; September 30,
Florida High Middle in
Tallahassee, away; Octo-
ber 7 against Oak Hall
Middle, 5:30 p.m., home;
and October 12, Munroe
JV in Quincy, away.
There are 26 young
athletes on the team this
year, however, Adams
has not yet determined
which player will be
playing in which posi-
tion yet.
Players include;
ninth graders Tyler
(Jonathan) Sommer;
Casey Demott; Aaron
Robby Tenney; Matt


Hutcheson; and Bran-
don Holm.
Eighth graders Tim-
my Burrus; Austin
Bishop; Zack Lunn;
Doug Gulledge; Cole
Barclay; Cole Schwab;
Nick Roberts; Eric Hut-
sell; Austin Bentley; and
Bryce Sanderson,
Seventh graders
Taylor Mills; Jake Ed-
wards; TJ Swords; and
Justin Welch.
Sixth graders Pey-
ton Scharinger; Donnie
Kinsey; Kade Holden;
Joe Hannon; Gaitlin
Nennstiel; John
Thomas Walker; and CC
Collins.


By Fran Hunt
Special From The 1Monticello News
Aucilla Christian Academy
Cross Country Coach Dan
Nennstiel has determined the ros-
ter for the boys' and girls' cross
country teams, however, the sched-
u~lpc haveP not vot hoon finalisval


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Wednesday, August 25, 2010


By Fran Hunt and Kristin Finney
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With the mercury rising fast and the heat in-
dex usually well above 100 degrees, area football
coaches are taking precautions to protect athletes
from heat-related illnesses such as exhaustion, de-
hydration and heat stroke during practices.
Madison County High School Head Coach
Michael Coe explained, "First of all, we preach to
them about preventing it by taking care of their
bodies while they are not at practice. If you wait
until you get to practice to start drinking water,
then it's too late. We also stress the importance of
eating breakfast every morning to get something in
your system to get you going. As far as practice
goes, we have four three minute water breaks
worked into the practice schedule, as well as a five
minute break period, where they must get off their
feet and relax."
"It is very similar to what FSU and Florida do
with their early season practices. On top of that,
we have student managers who walk around on
each side of the ball and water the kids up in be-
tween plays. It goes right along with our philoso-
phy of while you are in the game or at practice, go
as hard as you can for those four-six seconds and
then relax until it's time to go again. Our guys have
done a great job of getting accustomed to the heat
and being able to work in it," said Coe.
~Aucilla Christian Academy H-ead Football
Coach Scott Scharinger said Tuesday that the usu-
al precautions were being taken for the protection
of players.
'"This year I have been working them in the
heat all summer long to
better climatize themto
the heat," said


Scharinger. "We haven't had any problems yet. We
also stress eat right, drink a lot of water and drink
a lot of Gatorade or Powerade. W~e also feed them a
lot of fruit between practices as snacks to replen-
ish any lost vitamins, minerals and energy, such as
potassium.
"We keep them loaded up with water and give
them frequent water breaks, about four or five per
practice, and we try to have them wear the proper
clothes (lightweight and temperature wise for the
heat)," Scharinger said. "We're working in shorts
now too because of the heat, as well as working in
pads. Hopefully, by taking these precautions and
having them take plenty of breaks, we can keep
them hydrated."
He said that though the Warriors work on
weight training and conditioning three days per
week, the precautions are always utilized. "Ninety
degree temperatures and high humidity can also
be a concoction for injuries. The electrolyte imbal-
ances will lead to cramping. You get tired faster
and you get sluggish. When you are sluggish and
not going full speed, you are more apt to get in-
jured. That is why conditioning is so important,"
he said.
"We want to make sure the kids are safe. Their
health is obviously our first concern, especially
with thne heat they way it is. That's the biggest
thing. "
This summer hnas been, on~e of thne hottest on
record, according to the National Weather Service.
June's average high temperature was 94.7 degrees,
3.8 degrees higher than average. In July, the aver-
age high temperature was 94.0 degrees, nearly two
degrees above normal. Both months featured days
over 90 degrees than usual, meaning coaches have
been more vigilant than usual in ensuring their
athletes remain hydrated.
But the fact remains, it's August in Florida; the
heat and humidity are just as natural to this state
as boys playing high
school football.
ACA quarter-
ba ck/halfback/ defense ive
Send Trent Roberts worked
on a watermelon farm dur-
ing the summer, but even he antici-
pated that he would need time to adjust to
the heat.


Dr. Verle Valentine, of the MCG Sports Medi-
cine Center, points out that athletes and others
working outside in the late summer months are at
risk for heat-related injuries ranging from heat
cramps to heat exhaustion and heat stroke, which
can be deadly.
To help avoid heat illness and dehydration, as
well as improve performance, Dr. Valentine offers
the following tips for exercising safely in the heat:
*Plan activities early or late in the day or de-
crease the intensity of the workout.
Stay in the shade if possible.
Wear lightweight and light colored clothing,
preferably clothing that helps dry away the sweat.
*Minimize the amount of clothing that you
wear.
Wear a hat and sunscreen.
Allow a few days to allow your body time to
get used to the heat prior to strenuous activity.
*People who are overweight or have other
medical conditions should not exercise in the heat
because they are at high risk for dehydration and
heat illness. They should consult their physician
before starting any exercise program.
Dr. Valentine says the biggest mistake that
people make in the summer heat is not hydrating
properly. He recommends following these guide-
lines before exercising or workinng out outside:
*Don't use thirst as your guide. If you want to
hnydrate only when you are thirsty, it is too late.
*Water is good for general hydration. If you
are exercising strenuously, salt and carbohydrate
containing drinks such as PowerAde or Gatorade
are a better choice. Drink 16-20 ounces of fluid one
to two hours before exercising to ensure that you
are properly hydrated before you go out into the
heat.
*Take drink breaks every 20 minutes, especial-
ly if you are active for more than one hour.
Weigh yourself to determine your sweat rate,
and replace every lost pound with 16 ounces of flu-
id waterr or sports drink).
*Avoid alcohol and caffeine, as they can cause
you to dehydrate more rapidly.
"Remember that heat illness can range from
heat cramps to heat exhaustion to heat stroke,"
said Dr. Valentine. "Heat stroke is especially dan-
gerous and requires immediate medical attention."
To help prevent a more serious problem, he rec-


"It's hot. I worked on a farm during the sum- ommends knowing the early warning signs, which
mer so it prepared me for it," Roberts said. "It's go- are thirst, cramps, irritability, headaches, weak-
ing to be tough, but it will also help prepare us ness, dizziness, nausea and decreased perfor-
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$1 950. Owner Fmaancmng

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*LAND ON SALE*
Sace wooded on county
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$12,500

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Property has easy access to
I-10, via SR 53 & SR 14.
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short or long term lease.
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ly furnished and fenced
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with 310ots on corner of
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next to Blue Springs State
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experienced Admin Assis-
tant who isprofesseio lals a

multi tasking. Applicant
must be proficient in
Microsoft Office, Quick-
Books, Publisher & Excel.
This is not an entry level
position. Email Resume to
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No telephone calls please
stas.0


Experienced Mechanic
Needed for general farm
equipment. Ideal applicant is
dependable and trustworthy.
Welding and mechanical ex-
perience needed. Compensa-

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fax resume to 850-971-0006

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


NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 83, PART IV
Under the Authority of the Self-Service Storage Facility Act, Section 83.805
the described below has been seized for nonpayment of rent and other ac-
crued expenses. Property consists primarily of household & personal goods
in units rented by: Bayonta Poole, Retonya Fudge, Ruby Scott and Bali
Thigpen. The property will be sold at auction to the highest bidder as pro-
vided by the Self-Storage Facility Act, Section 83.806. The sale will be held
Saturday Sept 4, 2010 at 9:00 A.M., at the Madison Mini Storage, 1098 E.
U.S. 90, in Madison, Florida. For further information call 973-6246.

W/18, 8/25


NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING OF THE
NORTH FLORIDA BROADBAND AUTHORITY
OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
The North Florida Broadband Authority ("NFBA") announces a meeting of
ate d.BTh eNF is sa eoga II tey p bite bd raede pursn it t e
provisions of Section 163.01, Florida Statutes, and an Interlocal Agreement
Laaete, le vy dirs n, Put Suane Ta or, Uin and W a
Counties and municipalities of Cedar Key, Cross City, Lake City, Live Oak,
Monticello, Perry, White Springs and Worthington Springs, Florida. The
NFBA's Oeperations Committe meeting 1 b held at 1107 am. on4Thhurs-
Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32608. The NFBA's Operations Committee meet-
inga ailbeato coends otgenedreal business f th tchomnritte. Ha person deci es_
ered at the meeting, such person will need a record of the proceedings and
may need to ensure that a verbatim record is made, including the testimony
and vde i poni lhic th ppeel s nsonbe pae. in acraocred mot onr
an interpreter to participate in this proceeding or have any questions please
Idntat Faith Doyle, Clerk to the NFBA Bard ate( 77) 55t2-482 nr(407)

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32056, (386) 758-2163, within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice; if
you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.

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Wednesday, August 25, 2010


Madison County Carrier 17A


WOODLAND III, LTD.,
a Florida limited partnership,
Plaintiff,


* CIVIL ACTION
* CASE NUMBER: 2009-547-CA
* DIVISION:


MARIO FELIX MARTINEZ and
LYDIA MARTINEZ, if living or
the estate and heirs of LYDIA MARTINEZ,
if deceased, by and through any unknown heirs
and creditors at law'
Defendants'

NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to an Order or a Final Judg-
ment of Foreclosure in the above-captioned action, I, Tim Sanders, Clerk of
the Circuit Court, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the
frmst entrance of theoradison C unty Courthhouse, locate~dent 125 SW Range
2010, the following described property:
TWIN RIVER FOREST SUBDIVISION, PARCEL 7, BLOCK D, AS MORE
PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP 1 SOUTH;
RANGE 10 EAST, MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA AND BEING MORE
PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE
NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 33 AND RUN NORTH 89
DEGREES 16 MINUTES 34 SECONDS EAST 2562.98 FEET, THENCE
SOUTH 01 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 21 SECONDS EAST 1423.85 FEET
THENCTEOSTOHUETHO8I9NDEOGFRE I6NMINTES 34 SECDOPNDSNWESTB771.76
GINNING RUN THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 21 SEC-
ONDS EAST 1245.95 FEET TO A POINT LYING 30.0 FEET FROM THE
NEAREST POINT ON THE CENTERLINE OF A COUNTY GRADED
ROAD, CONTINUE THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 21
SECONDS EAST 31.20 FEET TO THE CENTERLINE OF SAID COUNTY
GRADED ROAD, THENCE SOUTH 72 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 50 SEC-
ONDS WEST ALONG SAID CENTERLINE 674.54 FEET, THENCE
LEAVING SAID CENTERLINE RUN NORTH 01 DEGREES 39 MINUTEs
21 SECONDS WEST 31.20 FEET TO A POINT LYING 30 FEET FROM
THE NEAREST POINT ON THE CENTERLINE OF SAID COUNTY
GRADED ROAD, CONTINUE THENCE NORTH 01 DEGREES 39 MIN-
UTES 21 SECONDS WEST 1441.65 FEET, THENCE NORTH 89 DE-
GREES 16 MINUTES 34 SECONDS EAST 648.72 FEET TO THE POINT
OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING A NET AREA OF 20.01 ACRES, MORE
OR LESS EXCLUSIVE OF ANY LANDS LYING WITHIN THIRTY (30)
FEET OF THE AFORESAID CENTERLINE.
SUBJECT TO RIGHT OF WAY AND EASEMENTS OVER AND ACROSS
ANY PORTION THEREOF SITUATED WITHIN THIRTY (30) FEET OF
THE AFORESAID COUNTY ROAD CENTERLINE(S) FOR THE PUR-
POSE OF PUBLIC ROADWAY AND PUBLIC UTILITIES.
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 11 day of August,
2010.
TIM SANDERs
Clerk of the Circuit Court


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In the event of a hurricane, our first priority is keeping people safe. In
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Wednesday August 25, 2010





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2010 Cowboy Football Preview


Cowboy Fans,
The 2010 season is
upon us and our staff
and players could not
be more excited. They
have been waiting and
working for this day
since late November
2009. I cant put into
words how hard this
group of young men
have worked for this
upcoming season. They
have been through the
Winter conditioning
program, the early
morning workouts, bet-
ter known as the 6's,
Spring training,
Summer workouts,
FCA Camp, Two-a-days,
Cowboy Mom Night,
and Cowboy 11 Strong
Team Camp. They are
invested into the pro-
gram, but more impor-
tantly, into each other.
Our coaching staff has
been busy all off-season
and Summer investing
in the lives of these
young men as well. We
are truly blessed to
have the men on our
coaching staff that we
do. They love our guys
like they are their own
children and truly try
to make a difference in
the lives of those that
they coach. Some have
said that this may be
the toughest schedule
we have ever had. Eight
out of our eleven oppo-
nents not only made
the playoffs last season,
but also won at least
one game in the play-
offs. Our team is excit-
ed about the opportuni-
ty of having to really
play well each Friday
night in order to have a
chance at victory.
Cowboy fans are the
backbone of our suc-
cess and our young


men really feed off of
your excitement and
energy in the stands.
With that being said, I
would ask that our fans
be the classiest fans in
the state. The Florida
High Schools Athletic
Association places a
high emphasis on
sportsmanship among
our athletic programs,
which includes players,
coaches, and fans.
Please remember that
every young man and
coach has family mem-
bers in those stands
and that's still some-
body's son, husband, or
grandson out there lay-
ing it on the line for our
school and community.
Nobody wants to win
more than our coach-
ing staff and players,
but we also want to
teach how to be able to


deal with adversity in
the right manner,
There is nothing better
on a Friday night than
hearing those stands
rattle and COWBOYS
being chanted through-
out. 2010 has the mak-
ings of a great football
season and our young
men have a chance to
make memories of a
lifetime. They get their
first chance at it this
Friday night against
Warner Christian, the
1B state runner up last
season. Then we go on
the road three straight
weeks against three
quality opponents in
Fort White, Suwannee,
and a loaded Trinity
Christian team from
Jacksonville. Three
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Hill follow that road
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show in town on two
consecutive Thursday
nights in Tallahassee
against Lincoln and
Rickards. Then we
close out the season at
4A powerhouse Lake
Gibson and Home-com-
ing against Kissimmee
Osceola. I cant promise
how many games we
will win, but I can
promise our team will
play hard and with
great emotion and
physicality. From our
coaching staff and
players, thank you so
much for what you do
for our program on
Friday nights, but more
importantly, through-
out the year. Go
Cowboys!
Coach Coe


Aug. 27 Warner Christian (H)
Sept. 3 Fort White
Sept. 10 Suwannee Co. HS (A)
Sept. 17 Trinity Christian (H)
Sept. 24 Leon HS (H)
Oct. 1 Columbia Co. HS (H)
Oct. 8 Godby High (H)
Oct. 14 Lincoln HS (A)
Oct. 21 Rickards HS (A)
Oct. 28 Lake Gibson HS (H)
Nov. 5 Kissimmee Osceola HS (H)


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Wednesday, August 25, 2010


By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
In Oklahoma, they call
hard-fought football games
"slobber-knockers."' There are
quite a few games, which prom-
ise to be slobber-knockers on
the gridiron this year but the
Cowboys are tough and are
gunning for another winning
season.
After the Aug. 27 Kickoff
Classic against Warner
Christian, three road games
are in store for the Cowboy
football team before they get a
home game in September.
The Madison County High
School Cowboys hit the field in
expectation of another win-
ning season on Sept. 3, when
they travel to Fort White to do


battle.
The next Friday, the
Cowboys go on the road again
and play against the Suwannee
High Bulldogs in Live Oak.
On Sept. 17, the Cowboys
play against Trinity Christian
in Jacksonville.
Finally, the Cowboys saddle
up and ride into town on
Friday, Sept. 24, when they
fight the ferocious Leon Lions
at Boot Hill Stadium.
The following week, Friday,
Oct. 1, the Cowboys battle the
snarling Columbia County
squad at home.
On Friday, October 8, the
Cowboys look to turn the
Godby Cougars into kittens
and avenge last season's loss.
The following week, on


Thursday, Oct. 14, the Cowboys
travel to Tallahassee to play
against the Lincoln Trojans at
Gene Cox Stadium.
The Cowboys battle against
the Rickards Raiders the fol-
lowing week, Thursday, Oct. 21,
at Gene Cox Stadium in
Tallahassee.
The Cowboys travel south
to Lakeland and engage in a
conflict with Lake Gibson on
Friday, Oct. 29.
On Friday, Nov. 5,
Kissimmee Osceola comes to
town for the Cowboys' senior
night and homecoming game.
Kickoff for all games is set
for 7:30 p.m., with the excep-
tions of the Lincoln and
Rickards games, which will be
played at 7 p.m.


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Position: Assistant Head
~Coach/QB's
Birth date: January 15, 1973
Number of Years Coaching:
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Wife: Jada Woods Williams
Children: R.J. (6) Rihanna (2)





Position: Wide Receivers Coach
Birth date: September 4, 1974
Number of Years Coaching:
8 years
High School: Graduated from
MCHS in 1993, and started
Coaching at MCHS in 2002.
Children: Daniel Jr, Janiah,
Quinja


Position:
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Wife: Jackie


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Position: Head Coach/
Athletic Director
Birth date: F'ebruary 17, 1976
Number of Years Coaching:
16 years
Wife: Amanda
Children: Zacary (9)
Brayden (4)


Position: Defensive
Coordinator/DB's
Birth date: October 12, 1981
Number of Years Coaching:
7 years
Wife: Amy
Children: Riley (1)


Position: Outside Linebacker
Coach
Birth date: July 9, 1978
Number of Years Coaching:
8 years
Wife: Tamirah
Children: Ja'mesia (age 2)





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Wednesday, August 25, 2010


By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
The Madison County High School
Cowboys have built a great tradition of
winning and they could not have done
that without the support of their fans
and their Booster Club.
"It's not just for football," Lee Anne
Hall, the secretary of the Booster Club
said. "When you become a member of
thne Booster Club, you support all sports."
She said that Booster Club member-
ships are pro-rated and go from every-
thing from football to basketball to soft-
ball to tennis and numerous other
sports.
The Marshal's Club is the name that
the Booster Club uses for its football pro-
gram. When someone joins the
Marshal's Club, they receive reserve
parking for all of the Cowboys' home
football games, as well as season tickets


for the games.
Marshal's Club tickets are still avail-
able. Please call (850) 464-0321 to order
tickets.
In addition to Hall serving as secre-
tary of the Booster Club, Rusty Smith is
the president and Bridgette Gudz serves
as treasurer.
Hall said that she and her husband,
Darryl, have been supporting the
Boosters since hner daughter, Jessie, was
a freshman in high school. Jessie has
graduated, but now she goes to watch her
son, Hank, play football each week.
"It was my goal in life to sit in the
bleachers when my kids got in high
school and watch them play," she said. "It
is probably one of the most rewarding
things I've ever done."
H-all will be sitting in. thne bleachners
this year with thousands of others, root-
ing the Cowboys on to victory.


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Terranrce Dennris:


A Onre Of A Kind Player


By Kristin Finney
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Terrance Dennis is 18 years old and a senior at
Madison County High School. His parents are
Gloria and Timothy Dennis. Terrance also plays
football for the MCHS varsity Cowb~oys. However,
Terrance is a one of a
kind player. Terrance
suffers from not only
Attention Deficit
H-yperactivity Disorder,
but he is also autistic.
Many students at
MCHS would describe
Terrance as very sweet
and kind-hearted. He is
always smiling and
never misses a chance
to say hello.
When asked why he
liked being on the .
Cowboy football team
Tlerrance said, "Be- I"'
cause I want to make
sure we win the state
title this year."
Terrance also said
that his other team-
mates treat him very
nicely and they always -
help him out when he
needs them.
Terrance also -
shared with this
reporter that it was
very scary trying out
for the Cowboys and Terran


that camp was really hard. Terrance's favorite
part of being on the MCHS varsity football team
is simply, "Trying to help the team out."
He also explained why he enjoyed playing
football for MCHS; "The guys are like a family.
They are all really nice. Oh, and I like hitting the
other team too."
He would also like
to say to his coaches,
"Thank you for letting
me be on th.e team, I
love playing football."
MCHS Head Coach
Michael Coe said,
"Terrance is an inspira-
tion to all of us. He
.. keeps us laughing and
~on our toes everyday.
You can count on a good
time if a news reporter
or college coach stops
by at practice because
Terrance is going to
grill them on every-
thing he knows about
their job or team. We
can all learn a lot from
Te~rrance about dedica-
tion and perseverance. I
am very proud of him."
Gloria Dennis said,
"Terrance is a very
~";iliP Ifriendly and very well
.mannered child. We are
so proud of him for
playing football. He
:e Dennis loves it."


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Beginning today, Harveys will be hosting a
Powerade fundraiser for the Madison County
High School football program. They will be sell-
ing Powerades for well under normal cost and all
of the items donated will be given to the football
players at MCHS.
There will be a bin at III
the front of the store that
is dedicated to collecting "'
these sports drinks.
Those interested in help-
ing out are asked to pur-
chase any amount of
Powerade and place their
donation in the bin.
The Cowboy football
boys work very hard in the heat of the day in
order to prepare for the Friday night games. They
practice three or more times a week in tempera-
tures well over ninety degrees.
These Powerades will be given to the boys to
keep them hydrated and healthy during the rigor-
ous practices.
Harveys, as well as the varsity football team,
would like to thank the community for any dona-
tions that they make.


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Have A Great Season!!





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By Kristin Finney
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Most will only see the Cowboy football
players on Friday nights, during the Fall
under the lights of Boothill Stadium. What
many don't understand is the huge support
these boys receive from not only their coach-
es but also several people in the community.
Every Friday night before the game, the
players are fed a beautiful meal. Sometimes
these meals are hosted by local churches,
other times they are made by volunteer fam-
ilies. The Cowboys are always well fed.
There are many individuals who help the
team in other ways as well. Just to name a
few are LeAnne Hall, Kenny and Nancy Hall,
Bart Alford, Jimmy and Mel Taylor and
many others. There are also several local
churches and ministers that will share their
inspiration with the boys. Steve McHargue is
a leader of the FCA group in Madison; he is


very helpful to the boys and loves sharing
God's love with them.
The Booster Club is also a huge support-
er of Cowboy athletics. This group and their
funds help support the team as they travel
and with other monetary needs.
Nancy and Kenny Hall love having the
boys over to their home. Nancy has mentored
12 boys since they were in middle school.
They will often come over to her home and
eat dinner or go fishing. The coaches will
often bring a group of players (offensive live,
defensive line, etc.) to the Halls' home. They
will fry fish, go fishing and play basketball.
Nancy Hall has also been making scrap-
books for the senior boys since 1996. "I began
making them with Deonne McPherson. We
wanted to make them because we knew that
the boys rarely saw the programs since they
were playing. Also, very few would look in
the paper and see what was written. So mak-


ing these for them was just a great way to
show them just how much they are talked
about and loved by the community,"
explained Nancy.
Nancy also explained, "For families of
boys like TJ Glee and Broderick Blue, these
books give them a piece of their boys. It
allows the family to always remember the
impact their boys had on this community."
The varsity Cowboy football team is a
great example to the community Many of
Madison's youth look up to the boys and hope
to some day become a Cowboy These boys
are idols to the younger generations.
Nancy Hall also said, "I can't speak for
everyone, but everyone I work with really
loves the Lord and they love these boys. They
love to help these boys with anything they
can. The Cowboys are a group of good kids
and this community can be very proud of
them."


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sophomore year (2008)." His reason,
"Because even though we lost, we fought
hard and played hard."
As the starting quarterback Tae has
many responsibilities on the field, but his
job also continues off thne field. H-e explained
that his job is to lead the team by his exam-
ple and just try to guide them in their lives.
As anyone who understands football
knows, no position can have only one per-
son. Tae's position is no different. In the
case of Tae's absence, the backup quarter-
back is DJ Mcl3night. DJ is a very talented
player and has a great understanding of the
game. Tae's position is left in reliable hands.
When asked what his message to the
team was for the upcoming season is, Tae
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By Kristin Finney
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Kelvin "Tae" Singletary has been the
Madison County High School Cowboy's
starting quarterback for two years. Tae is
thne son. of Eldora and Jeffery Siplin. Hie is a
senior at MCHS and will graduate in June of
2011 with many friends and fellow team-
mates.
Tae is a lover of sports. Along with play-
ing football Tae is also a member of the
Varsity Cowboys baseball team.
This reporter asked Tae what his proud-
est moment in all of his years playing was.
His response was quick and simple, "Just
being a Cowboy."
His most remembered game was quickly
recalled, "It was when wve played Bolles my


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By Kristin Finney
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Each year, spectators of the
Cowboy football games are likely
to experience several different
feelings. Whether it's heat exhaus-
tion from the scorching humidity
or frozen fingers from the brisk
night wind come November, it is
always an experience.
This year, the Madison County
High School softball team will be
maintaining the concession stand.
During the fall, the concession
stand will feature pickles, cold
sodas and waters, hot dogs and
burgers. Come winter, however, the
girls will be selling hot chocolate,
coffee and sometimes even chicken
gizzards.
The proceeds will go to sup-
porting the softball athletic pro-
gram. Items are sold for a reason-
able price and they have some-
thing for everyone. Show your sup-
port for the Cowgirls and don't for-


get to stop by the concession stand
on Friday nights.
"We would appreciate any sup-
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enjoy being able to be a part of
what happens at Boothill and the
fans are always very supportive,"
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By Kristin Finney
Greene Publishing, Inc.
When the stands fill up on Friday nights,
many spectators have one thing in mind,
football. However, there is more to this
Friday night show-down than players.
Standing on the sidelines, cheering on the
boys will be a group of very talented young
ladies.
The varsity cheerleaders of MCHS are
on a level all their own. They have been
preparing since late June for the upcoming ~
season. They attended an impressive and
prestigious camp, which taught them many
new skills. The girls will use these skills to
pump up the crowd on Friday nights.
The squad travels to every game, home
and away. Their job is to get the players and
the fans involved and excited. The girls are
also responsible for making the run-through
sign every week. This is a process that takes
several hours and is done completely by


hand.
The hard work and dedication these girls
have shown during the summer is only a
glimpse into the love and passion they feel for
the team.
Cowboy football is a way of life in
Madison County. Fans come from all around
to watch the showdown at Boothill. These
guys, the players, and girls, the cheerleaders,
have been preparing all summer to put on the
best game possible. The boys will maintain
the power and heart; but the spirit of the
team will be left in the reliable hands of the
MCHS varsity cheerleaders.
This year representing the varsity cheer-
leaders of MCHS are: captain, Ashlyn Welch,
co-captain, Calaysia Jones, Seniors: Kendal
Wilson, Megan Thigpen, Monesha Florence,
Victory Evans, Tyra Lovelace, Jalisa Davis
and Reiva Copeland. Juniors: Cammie Frakes,
Chelsea Hanners, Candi Howard, Michaela
McQuay, Kelia Brown and Makoya Scott.


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McQuay, Reiva
Copeland, Victory
Evans, Tyra Lovelace,
Moneesha Florence,
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Chelsea Hanners.
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By Kristin Finney
Greene Publishing,1nzc.
Each year it is hard to say goodbye to a
group of talented young athletes. This year it
will be no different for the Madison County


High School senior Cowvboys.
These seniors will represent the varsity
Cowboys as the class of 2011. Their talents are
great and they have much to be proud of:
Frankie H-odge, Dantonio Denson, Terry
Morris, Tae Singletary, Marquise Harts,
Terrance Dennis, Dan Howvard, Demarcus
Norton, Marterius McDaniel, Nicko Thomas,
Laterrian McDaniel, Ethan Phillips, Ladontae
Gibson, Regi Doston, Jakelby Johnson, LaPadre
Stevenson, Sharrod Brinson, Albert Bivens,
Tavarus Dennis and Jermaine Hart.
May these young men follow in the foot-
steps of the Cowboys before them and live their
lives with the pride of the Cowboy spirit.
Some of these young men may receive
scholarships to play football. Others may
decide to pursue a different career path. No
matter what they choose to do in life, may they
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outstanding seniors. Back row
from left to right are Frankie
Hodge, Dantonio Denson, Terry
Morris, Tae Singletary and
Marquise Harts. Second row, from
left to right, are Terrance Dennis,
Dan Howard, Demarcus Norton,
Mlarterius McDaniel, Nicko
Thomas, Laterian McDaniel and
Ethan Phillips. Third row, from left
to right, are Dontae Gibson, Regi
Doston, Jakelby Johnson, Padre
Stevenson, Sharrod Brinson and
Albert Bivens. Top back, from left
to right, are Tavarus Dennis and
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