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Wed. May 22, 2013VOL. 49 NO. 42 www.greenepublishing.com 50 cents Index4 Sections, 66 Pages Local Weather From Page One3A Obituaries4A Around5-7A EMS Week8A School9A, 12A Classieds/Legals10-11A Path of Faith Section B Tax Roll Section C Graduation Section DUSE YOUR SMART PHONE! SCAN ME! Madison County Delinquent Property Tax List See Section CHonoring 2013 GraduatesSee Section D As motorists take to the roads this Memorial Day holiday, Madison police are urging everyone to buckle up. Beginning May 20 law enforcement ofcials will be out in full force, taking part in the 2013 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization and cracking down on motorists who are not belted. As we kick-off the busy summer driving season its important that everyone buckles up every time they go out, both day and night no excuses, said Police Chief Gary Calhoun. Our ofcers are prepared to ticket anyone who is not wearing their seat belt Click It or Ticket. According to the U.S. Department of Transportations National Highway Trafc Safety Administration (NHTSA), 52 percent of the 21,253 passenger vehicle occupants killed in 2011 were not wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash. As noted, deaths involving seat belt nonuse are more prevalent at night than during the daytime. According to NHTSA, 62 percent of the 10,135 passenger vehicle occupants killed in 2011 during the overnight hours of 6 p.m. to 5:59 a.m. were not wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash. Seat belts save thousands of lives every year, but far too many motorists are still not buckling up, especially at night when the risk of getting in a crash is even greater, said Chief Calhoun. We want everyone to have a safe summer, but it requires an important step on the part of motorists clicking that seat belt. In 2011, seat belts saved an estimated 11,949 lives nationwide according to NHTSA. While this years Click It or Ticket enforcement mobilization runs from May 20 through June 2, ofcers are out enforcing seat belt laws year-round. For more on the national Click It or Ticket mobilization, please visit www.nhtsa.gov.Click It or Ticket to Boost Seat Belt Use Day and NightMadison 2013 High-Visibility Enforcement Campaign Begins May 20On Friday, May 17, Tommie Young, fullback for the Madison County Cowboys 2011 State nalist team, signed a scholarship with Division II Fairmont State University. Fairmont State is located in West Virginia. Young signed the scholarship in front of his family, teammates and other media personnel. Congratulations, Tommie Young. Cowboy Signs Scholarship To Attend Fairmont State University Photo submittedBy Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. At its regular meeting last week, the County Commission discussed having a permitting process for large private events that include reworks not someone shooting off a few reworks in the backyard, but a full-edged professional display or gatherings that are so large that they might require a residential street be closed for a few hours for safety reasons. First up was Craig Davis of Honey Lake Plantation, requesting permission for a reworks display over the lake at an upcoming wedding. Davis explained the plans and safety procedures Honey Lake had in place, including re safety equipment and one million dollars in liability insurance, adding that the display would of course be canceled if there were a re ban in place at the time. Fireworks displays are already regulated by the state, and the plans Davis presented to the commission satised the board that it would be much like the reworks displays at Lee Day and the Lions Club Fourth of July God and Country Celebration at Lake Frances, except it would be on private property. County Commission Discusses Permits For Some Private Events(Left to right) Brian Hill, Gregory Tillman and Sheriff Ben Stewart address the County Commission regarding Hills request for a temporary street closure in front of his house. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 16, 2013. By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. Shawn Stanley Godwin, formerly of Madison, currently of Raiford, was recently honored as the Department Of Corrections 2013 Support Employee of the Year. Godwin is the administrative assistant for Florida State Prison Warden John Palmer. Godwin has worked for DOC for 23 years and has been at FSP since June of 2011. Prior to moving to Raiford in 1993, she was employed at the Madison Correctional Institute. Godwin has many responsibilities as the staff assistant for the warden. According to a press release from the Florida State Prison, FSPs mission includes providing custody, care and control of inmates whose custody levels range from Death Row, to maximum management, to close management to open population. Godwin must have expertise in dealing with unique issues that arise from all of those custody levels. Warden Palmer characterizes Godwin as his right-hand person who assists him in managing all aspects of his schedule ensuring appointments are made well in advance of deadlines and ensuring that all deadlines are met. Shawn (Godwin) goes above and beyond in the performance of her duties and displays a level of loyalty that is second to none, said Warden Palmer. The press release also stated, Because of FSPs size and unique mission, Godwin has to deal with the governors ofce, the general public, attorneys and the media at a volume that is not experienced at other institutions. Shawn always handles stressful situations with the utmost professionalism, said Palmer. She often receives praise from those who interact with her because of these exceptional qualities. Shawn Stanley Godwin was named the Department Of Corrections 2013 Support Employee of the YearLongtime Madison Resident Honored By Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. Sheriff Ben Stewart addressed the County Commission about the issue of overweight trucks taking shortcuts through the county on weight-restricted county roads. The trucks, many of them fully-loaded log trucks, are driving on Captain Brown Road, which was not designed to support their weight. Repeated trips over Captain Brown and other weight-restricted county roads by these too-heavy vehicles are damaging the road surface over time. I can warn them and I can threaten them, but I cant ticket them, Stewart told the Commission. Threats and warnings used to work, he added, but lately, they havent had much effect at all. Before the Sheriffs Department can issue tickets, several things must be in place: a way to determine weight, in this case, portable scales; proper signage on restricted roads warning truckers that weight restrictions will be enforced; and a letter from the County Commission to the Florida Department of Transportation that the Sheriffs Department is authorized to issue tickets. DOT will even assist in the enforcement action if they have such a letter from the Board of County Commissioners. The enforcement action would make an exception for local farmers who occasionally have to drive heavy equipment on the roads. The Board agreed to send a letter to the DOT and move forward on the other prerequisites for authorizing the enforcement action.Too-Heavy Trucks Damaging County RoadsBy Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. Any 8th grade student who will be in the 9th grade for the 2013-2014 school year and plans on playing football at Madison County High School is invited to get their athletic physicals for free this Friday. The physicals will be given at Madison County Central School this Friday, May 24 at 1 p.m. The requirements to be eligible for the physicals are that students must have all of their vital signs taken and recorded on the proper forms, and they must have a parent signature on all forms. Any young man interested in playing Cowboy football must have their valid physical and consent form to begin summer weightlifting on June 10 at 8 a.m. Free Athletic Physicals Offered This FridayBy Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison Lions Club members is still looking for vendors to ll spots on Lake Frances for their Fourth of July God and Country Celebration, and is sending out the word for any vendors who might be interested. Food vendors, arts and crafts and other vendors are encouraged to contact the Lions Club. The club has also gotten some of the evenings entertainment lined up, and last years emcee might agree to host the stage show again this year, on a bigger and better stage that last years. This year, the entire show could be broadcast over the local radio station via remote broadcast if all the arrangements can be made; if not, the station will do cut-ins every 15 minutes or so. There are still several talent spots open, so anyone who would like to audition his or her act, please contact Mike Kirkland at jkirk97@embarqmail.com, or visit the website www.madisonlionclub.com(leave the s off lion). Click on the Entertainment tab for the performer sign-up sheet and application. Performers will still need to schedule an audition, either via live performance or a CD/DVD demo. As for the vendor spots, Christy Roebuck is in charge of organizing and assigning spaces, and she has been contacting the vendors from last year to see if they would like to come back this year, and would like to send out the word to all area vendors who might be interested to contact the Lions Club for an application, or ll out the online application and email it in as soon as possible. Vendors Sought For Lions Club Fourth of JulyBy Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. The Spirit of Greenville will be hosting a fundraiser on May 31 and June 1 to help raise funds for the Fourth of July reworks. This fundraiser will be a six team co-ed softball tournament. There will also be rafe tickets sold for a freestanding swing set. T here will be concessions and a BBQ plate lunch available on Friday and Saturday as well. All of the proceeds will go to benet the Fourth of July reworks in Greenville. For more information about the softball tournament please contact Kenny or Red Braswell at 948-6128. The tournament and fundraiser will be held at J.A. Lane eld.Spirit of Greenville Fundraiser Please See County Comission on Page 3A Please See Resident Honored on Page 3A Please See Vendors Sought on Page 3A

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Osteoporosis is a disease that results in the thinning of the bones to the point where there is a risk of fracture, and it affects one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50. The most common sites of fracture are the vertebrae of the spine, particularly the upper back, the wrist and the top of the thigh bone where it joins the pelvis (neck of the femur). Our bones are basically a storage site for minerals, and minerals are needed for many functions in the body. For example, calcium is needed in order to be able to contract your muscles. Our body will prob ably prioritize muscle contraction over bone density so that we can go about our daily activities, and will take calcium from the bones in order to help you contract your muscles, if you do not have enough calcium in the blood. In order to maintain or increase our bone mass, we need to stop using stimulants like sugar and caffeine, which results in our bones leaching minerals. Stimulants wreak havoc with our adrenal glands, causing systemic problems in the endocrine system. Systemic stress or anything else that can disrupt endocrine function is hazardous to bones. For healthy bones we need a healthy hormonal/endocrine system that is actually secreting adequate amounts of the enzymes and hormones at the right times and in the right ratios necessary to prevent mineral leaching, and to deposit the minerals into the bone matrix. We need the raw materials that our body needs to mineralize our bones in the form of whole food. The exception is vitamin D, whic h probably needs to be supplemented in the winter. We need Calcium, vitamin D, magnesium, cholesterol, saturated fat, protein etc. Supplementing calcium without knowing one's metabolic type can be risky, as some metabolic types need an acid form (parasympathetic dominants), whereas others need an alkaline form (fast oxidizers) for success, and the catabolic types like slow oxidizers and sympathetic dominants actually have adequate calcium and need the synergistic factors to absorb calcium into their bones. Taking additional calcium will make their situation worse. This is why whole food is the safest bet. We need adequate mechanical stress exerted on the bones to make the body realize that it is important to strengthen the bones to be able to handle the mechanical stress. The more kinds of forces applied to the bones, and the more unusual the movement patterns for the bones, the greater the likelihood of increasing bone mass. Weight-bearing activity puts a compressive load through the bones. Strength training, depending on the nature of the exercise, will put torsion or bending forces through the bones. Stretching along the axis of the bones will put tension forces through the bones. Most people are familiar with the importance of good nutrition and quality exercise for improving bone mass, but if we do not have an endocrine system that is functioning optimally, good nutrition and exercise wont work, as we need our hormones to actually get the minerals into the bones. Calcitrol is an important hormone that is involved in calcium deposition into bones. The raw material from which calcitrol is made is cholesterol, slow cholesterol levels may affect the synthesis of calcitrol. Our thyroid, which sits in the front of our neck, secretes a hormone called calcitonin, and when the thyroid is not functioning as it should, calcitonin secretion may be affected, which will have a direct impact on the state of our bones. Proper functioning of the thyroid is very tied in to proper adrenal and cortisol function. Cortisol is your stress-response hormone, so if you are suffering from chronic stress, either physical, emotional or spiritual or any combination of the above, or if you are feeling fatigued on a daily basis, you may be losing bone mass due to endocrine dysfunction. It is also well established that corticosteroid drugs, both oral or inhaled, cause a decrease in bone mass just like excess endogenous cortisol does, prob ably through its affects on the thyroid, so if you are on these drugs it may be wise to talk to your healthcare provider about safer alternatives. If you have been diagnosed with osteoporosis, get your healthcare provider to order saliva circadian rhythm adrenal and thyroid hormone tests, and then do whatever is necessary to rectify any issues through functional-medicine protocols and by adjusting lifestyle. So although osteoporosis, like almost all the degenerative diseases faced by society today, is a complex disease physiologically speaking with a variety of causes, it can also be viewed as a very simple disease that is caused by living a lifestyle that breaks the laws of nature (eating fake food, inadequate amounts of quality flesh foods, not exercising enough or inappropriate intensity, not enough dark time, and being chronically stressed). Junior Sapp seen me out at my barn 'n pulled in ta' chew thuh' fat. Seems 'ee wanted ta' get some advice. He said 2 of his young'ns is mighty hard headed. I asked 'eem, in what way? He said he took his 10 year old boy, Carol, swim'n in the creek. Junior wanted ta' teach Carol ta' jump of'm the creek bank inta' the creek. After 2 hours 'uh coax'n, 'uh rock on the bank started roll'n down the bank 'n bounced in the creek. The boy never did jump in. Junior said, Cracker, it's bad when 'uh rock listens to yuh' before yer' young'n does. Then he told me 'bout his 17 year old daughter, Betsy. She got her drive'n license 8 months ago. When she rst started drive'n by herself he caught her tex' message'n while she was drive'n. Junior took her car keys 'n told 'er when she learned not ta' tex' 'n drive he'd give 'um back. Betsy told him all her friends was do'n it, she was good at multitask'n 'n she wern't about ta' stop. She said, If you won't give me the keys, I just won't drive. Well, Junior is still hold'n thuh' keys. Junior asked me what I reconed he might do ta' get his young'ns ta' reason with 'eem. I said, Junior, I once't had 'uh mule that was nearbout that stuborn. I didn't give up on 'eem 'n nally I learned 'eem ta' listen to me. Once the mule learned things, he never forgot. He turned out ta' be 'uh ne mule. Junior said, Cracker, I 'preciate the advice. Maybe there's hope fer' my young'n yet. Sincerely Yourn' Cracola O'Lustee (Cracker fer' short)www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 2A Madison County CarrierVIEWPOINTS& OPINIONS National SecurityJoe Boyles Guest Columnist Jim Dietrich Guest ColumnistCRACKER SEZ Health & Wellness Tipsfrom Frank Nathan, Executive Director Lake Park of MadisonDID YOU KNOW...?HARD HEADED YOUNG'NS (Note: This column originally ran in the Carrier on April 28, 2010. In honor of my friend Homer Wallace, who died last Thursday at the grand age of 89, I honor him by reminding my readers of a simple, humble man of good humor who made history at wars end.) Sixty-ve years ago in the Spring of 1945, American Army units were liberating Nazi concentration camps as the Allies swept across Central Germany. This was an army affair. We owned the skies, but this work could only be done on the ground by soldiers. Thats really the reason we have an army to take ground and plant the American ag. As one after another camp was discovered, the unthinkable horror that was Nazi Germany began to reveal its ugly face. Huge concentration camp complexes like Buchenwald, Flossenburg and Dachau were the tip of the iceberg. To the east in Poland, Soviet troops overran the death camps like Sobibor, Treblinka, and the huge complex of Aushwitz-Birkenau. These were factories of death and the Nazis were careful to limit their exposure to the occupied territories, not the homeland. Instead, the concentration camps in Germany were primarily work factories where inmates were used for slave labor, primarily in construction and war industries. Most of the German camps like Dachau were really a collection of subcamps around the central facility the workers were housed (or should I say warehoused) close to the industry where they would work. An inmate-worker could be expected to survive on average ve months under these conditions of forced labor, starvation and disease. Some who were stronger survived longer, others less. Many were Jews, but others were political prisoners and POWs from overrun territories, principally the Soviet Union. Their living and working conditions were beyond brutal, in fact, unimaginable. In the closing month of the war, this is what the American Army discovered. The rst major camp to be overrun was Buchenwald where lead elements of the 4th Armored and 80th Infantry divisions stumbled upon the Nazis darkest secret. On April 29, the 222nd Infantry Regiment, part of the fabled 42nd Rainbow Division, liberated the main camp of Dachua on the outskirts of Munich. Most of the SS guards had ed in fear of their lives. Those that remained were set upon by their captives. Justice took its course. They left behind thousands of emaciating, rotting corpses and many thousands more, barely alive and ridden with disease. Many of these pathetic prisoners perished after their liberation; they were simply too far gone to survive. Unlike the gas chambers in the Polish death camps, death came to these prisoners not suddenly, but in wretched, agonizing stages. A witness to this horror was Homer Wallace of Pinetta. In 1945, Homer was a PFC medic in the 222nd. I asked him if he stayed behind to offer medical attention to the inmates. No, we quickly moved on to our next objective. The war was still ongoing (it ended ten days later) and we had another mission to accomplish. When Supreme Allied Commander Europe Dwight Eisenhower visited the rst liberated camp, he said, I want every journalist, videographer, and photographer own here to report and lm what they see. The scale of this crime is so vast that 50 years from now, no one will believe it. We must document what we found. As Joseph Stalin said, If you kill one person, it is murder. If you kill a million, its a statistic. On a personal note, about a month after the war ended, my father was part of small task force that convoyed 1500 Russian POWs from Buchenwald to the Elbe to rejoin their countrymen. Across Europe, millions of displaced people returned to what was left of their homes and began to rebuild shattered lives. Six million Jews and many other undesirables perished at the hands of Hitler and his Nazi henchmen. Literally, European Jewry was wiped out in the last three years of the war. Never in history has such a monstrous crime on such a scale been inicted on mankind. Why is this relevant today, twothirds of a century later? Isnt it just a bad dream, best left forgotten? Not really. When the leaders of a powerful nation like Iran are building nuclear weapons and rst-strike missiles and claim that the Holocaust is a gment of our imagination and the Jewish state of Israel should be wiped off the map, this matter is very relevant. Recent discoveries of Nazi propaganda broadcasts in Arabic to Muslims against the Jews of Palestine prove just how deep the hatred was and is. The animosity between Jews and Muslims today proves the effectiveness of this propaganda campaign. Recently, Homer Wallace and a dwindling number of liberators were called to Washington to honor the memory of the victims of Nazi oppression in a ceremony called the Days of Remembrance. Lest we forget! Postscript: Homer told me a funny story about how he became a medical technician. After graduation from high school, he had joined the Army. The recruiter was deciding what would be his military occupation. Wallace, were you ever a Boy Scout? Yes Sergeant, Homer replied. Did you ever earn the First Aid Merit Badge? Yes Sergeant. Good, the burly recruiter replied; Well make you a medic. God rest you Homer and may you join all the saints in heaven. Amen Liberating Dachau

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Madison County Carrier 3AFROMPAGEONE Established 1964 A weekly newspaper [USPS 324 800] designed for the express reading pleasure of the people of its circulation area, be they past, present or future residents. Published weekly by Greene Publishing Inc., 1695 South SR 53, Madison, FL 32340. Periodicals postage PAID at the Post Ofce in Madison, FL 32340. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to MADISON COUNTY CARRIER, P.O. Drawer 772, Madison, FL 32341-0772. This newspaper reserves the right to reject any advertisement, news matter, or subscriptions that, in the opinion of the management, will not be for the best interest of the county and/or the owners of this newspaper, and to investigate any advertisement submitted.All photos given to Greene Publishing Inc. for publication in this newspaper must be picked up no later than 6 months from the date they are dropped off. Greene Publishing, Inc. will not be responsible for photos beyond said deadline. P.O. Drawer 772 Madison, FL 32341 (850) 973-4141 Fax: (850) 973-4121Web Site: www.greenepublishing.comE-mail Information:News news@greenepublishing.comSports jacob@greenepublishing.comAdvertisement ads@greenepublishing.comClassifieds / Legals classifieds@greenepublishing.com Founders: Tommy & Mary Ellen Greene 2013Whiffenpooh and Lulu Too held its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Saturday, May 4. Family members, friends and local dignitaries and business people who welcomed the new business to the Lee community, joined owner Joyce Bethea. Whiffenpooh and Lulu Too Holds Grand Opening Capital City Bank still offers Absolutely Free Checking* and free value-added services. Open a checking account and receive afreedebit card,freeonline banking with e-statements, Bill Pay and Mobile Banking^, andfreemoney+ for your old checks and debit cards! Stop by or OPENyour accountOnline today.freeIts still a great deal. 343 West Base St. | 973.4161 www.ccbg.comMEMBER FDIC*Client purchases checks. Bank rules and restrictions apply. Account subject to fees if overdrawn. ^Fees charged by mobile service provider are the responsibility of the user. +Limitations apply. Ask a banker for complete details. County Comission Cont. From Page 1ADavis said he wanted to make sure everything was proper and met with the approval of the Commission, and that the county would have knowledge of it in case residents in the area heard the noise and called the county to nd out what was going on. The commission discussed having a permitting process for large reworks displays on privately-owned property, so that those asking permission would have a clear idea of what was expected in the matter of insurance and so forth, and be assured everything was in order according to state regulations. Honey Lakes request was approved. Next up were Brian Hill and Gregory Tillman, asking permission to temporarily close of a section of street in front of Hills house for the annual family reunion. The event has gotten larger each year, until the number of children running around playing in the yard and the street prompted their concerned parents last year to seek permission to temporarily block off the section of Lee Avenue in front of the house, between Bentley and Pecan. They had called the Sheriffs Department last year to nd out where to get permission. This year, Hill said, he wanted to make sure everything was done properly, and with the countys okay. Sheriff Ben Stewart joined the two at the podium and explained that this was a recurring event, suggesting that the commission create some sort of protocol or procedure for such requests in the future, that could be as simple as lling out a form, drawing a map of the street and stating the time frame for the temporary closure, as well as notifying any neighbors and making sure they wouldnt be unduly blocked from getting to and from their property, and so forth. The Commission discussed a possible permitting process for the future, and then voted to approve Hills request.Resident Honored Cont. From Page 1AGodwin is also characterized as a person who takes great pride in her work, who pays attention to detail and is persistent in her efforts in dealing with every task. Palmer said his nomination of Godwin for the state-wide award did not arise from a single incident, but from the exceptional qualities she displays throughout her work life. Shawn Stanley Godwin is the daughter of Jim and Sandra Stanley. Her brother is Jason Stanley (Wife: Jennifer and Son: Sam). Godwin was born and raised in Madison and is a graduate of Madison County High School. She is married to Ben Godwin, and they have two children, Terra and J.B. Vendors Sought Cont. From Page 1ATo see the application form online, go to the abovementioned Lions Club web site, click on the Fourth of July Information and scroll down to the Vendor Application tab. Vendors can ll out the application and pay the fee online, or print out the form and mail it in with their payment. For more information about the festival itself, click on the Tri-Fold Brochure tab. The next planning meeting is May 23, 6 p.m. at the hospital cafeteria. The Lions Club welcomes any interested community member to attend and bring their ideas for the celebration, especially any ideas about how to incorporate the City Madisons 175th Anniversary celebration into the God and Country festival. Also, people who are interested in the club, and might be considering membership, are invited to come to the May 23 meeting and see what the Lions Club is all about. After the Fourth of July Celebration, the Club will continue to have monthly meetings in the evening for members who are unable to make the noon meetings. For more vendor application information, see the ad below.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 4A Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY BAILEY MONUMENT CO 740252 Danatta Ellaphair Jones was born in Arcadia, August 9, 1929 to a hard working farm family. Life on the farm ignited her love for plants, propagation, and all Gods critters. Her education spanned from a two room schoolhouse, to graduation from Desoto High School at 16, to studying Biology and Education at Florida State College for Women. She completed her studies as a member of the last womens class at FSCW which became the newly recognized Florida State University during the nal year of her education. After graduation, she taught high school science in Madison, Florida, where she met her husband Henry Crill Merryday and they married July 1, 1954. She retired as a teacher to become a full time mother and homemaker and the Merrydays moved to Tallahassee in 1959, where they remained for the rest of her life. Active members of Saint Pauls United Methodist Church and the Ed Wynn Sunday School class since they arrived in Tallahassee, she was a warm generous friend and neighbor. Her welcoming nature formed lifelong friendships. She was a member of the Tallahassee Garden Club and always kept her love of nature, turning her yard into a plant nursery, buttery garden, and bird sanctuary. Particularly dear to her heart were hummingbirds. Serving others was her life. She cared for the sick, delivered Meals on Wheels, served through her church and took care of her parents. She was an excellent cook, delighting in sharing food with others especially the large family gatherings at her house and at the Jones Thanksgiving camp. A particular pleasure was for her and Crill to spend a month annually at Mexico Beach where friends and family often came to share the pleasure of her hospitality. Danatta died peacefully at her home on May 15 surrounded by her loving family. She was a loving wife to Crill for 58+ years, proud mother to Dana (Amy), Crill (Jill), Glenn Powell (Marvin), grandmother to Audrey (Wayne Haas), Emily, Justin (Samantha), Jordan, Clinton, Ben, Henry, Hugh, and great grandmother to Naomi, Titus. She is also survived by a sister, Phala Bernhardt (Lacey Moore) and her beloved nieces, nephews and cousins. A Celebration of Life Service was held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 18, 2013 at St. Paul United Methodist Church. Family received friends from 6 until 8 p.m., Friday at Beggs Funeral Home, 3322 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, FL. 32311, (850) 942-2929. Judy Anne Martin, age 64, passed away at her home on May 16, 2013. She is survived by her companion, Mark Divine; her three sisters and one brother from North Georgia; three sons, Danny and Sheila Martin, Chris and Laura Martin, and Lamar and Jennifer Martin; and one daughter, Karen and Paul Johnson. Nine grandchildren: Brittney, Amber, Shane, Hunter, Colby, Christa, Seth, Lily and Tucker. Nine great grandkids: Jasper, Gracie, Samantha, Liberty, Jeremiah, Kassidy, Khloe, Abbigail and Jacob. Donations may be made to Beggs Funeral Home, in her name, Judy Anne Martin. Judy Anne Martin Letter To The EditorLetters to the Editor are typed word for word, comma for comma, as sent to this newspaper.I am very disappointed in the reaction and response I have received from the Madison County Superintendent of schools about the condition of the ag at Greenville Elementary School. The United State ag there is literally a 3 inch wide strip of cloth. I see it every day up there dangling like un-wanted laundry. This is not the ag that I want our children to see every day, I do not want them to think it is o.k., its just a ag. Anyone who has spent any time outside of this country will tell you, there is no place like America where freedom is protected by what that ag represented. I, like many other residents of this county, served in the armed forces, and am justiably deeply offended by the condition of the ag on display at Greenville Elementary. To the principal; shame on you for allowing your facility to display out nations ag in this condition, your school would close without the federal dollars that ag represents. What kind of example does this set for your students and the community? Why not try being proud to be a citizen of the most diverse and free country in the world for a change. Thank You, Blair Beaty Mr. Ivan Homer Wallace, Jr. age 89, died Thursday, May 16, 2013 in Valdosta, Georgia. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of T. J. Beggs, Jr. & Sons Funeral Home in Madison, Florida with interment that followed in the Pine Grove Cemetery in Madison. The family received friends one hour prior to the service. Donations may be made to, RDVMF Endowment Fund, Benjamin Pettus, Tres., 801 NE Jamestown Court, Blue Springs MO 64014-1847 or the charity of your c hoice. He was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia and at an early age the family moved to Gainesville, Florida where he was raised. He graduated from Gainesville High School and also earned his bachelors in business administration from the University of Florida. He entered the U. S. Army during WWII. He worked as an accountant for Jim Ellis Chevrolet in Haines City and later Brasington Cadillac in Gainesville. He was a member of the Lions Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, he was past national president of both the Rainbow Division Veterans Association and also the Memorial Foundation. He lived in Lakeland before moving to Pinetta in 1985. He liked to travel around the country. He was a Presbyterian. He is survived by his wife, Myrtle Morse Wallace of Pinetta, a son, Ivan H. Wallace III (Sharron) of Gainesville, a grandson, Keith E. Wallace (Jeanne) of Gainesville, two great grandchildren, Madison Lynn Wallace and Benjamin Ivan Wallace, a brother, Harold F. Wallace (Mickey) of Gainesville, a brother in law, Tom Morse of Pinetta. He was predeceased by a son, John Alan Wallace. T. J. Beggs, Jr. & Sons Madison, Florida (850) 973-2258.Ivan Wallace, Jr. May 25The listening party of LifeSongs new album will be held at 7 p.m. at Shelbys Restuarant. May 26Ochlawilla Baptist Church will be having their annual homecoming on May 26. Services will begin at 10:30am with song service and special guest speaker Brother Mike Alvarez. A covered dish lunch will follow morning worship. We will have The Evergreen Pickers as our special music. Everyone is invited to attend./June 1An open microphone gospel sing and potluck supper, honoring Sharon Sauls, wife of Pastor Richard Sauls, will be held at Lee Worship Center. There will be a challenge between Seminole fans and Gator fans to see who can get the most people in attendance for the sing. Lee Worship Center is located at 471 SE Magnolia Avenue in Lee. There is no charge for the sing or the supper. A love offering will be accepted. Story Submitted by Debbie SnappLongtime Aucilla Christian Academy School Teacher Mary Glenn Hartseld will retire after this school year from teaching fulltime. A retirement party will be held for her on Thursday, May 23, in her classroom from 3 to 6 p.m. Hosted by Cricket Edwards and Leslie Wilkinson, this will be a drop by and wish her well kind of event. Hartseld has been teaching at Aucilla Christian Academy since the 1980-1981 school year. She teaches the Science subjects of Chemistry and Physics, among other things, and lls in where needed as a teacher at a small-town school. Hartseld was born and raised in Tallahassee. After graduating from Florida High she continued her education at Tallahassee Community College, then on to Eastern Kentucky University. Her original career choice was to work in the forensic science eld. She planned to come back to Florida and work with Florida Department of Law Enforcement that didnt happen. God Had other plans for me, she says. She received her Masters in Education at Florida State University. She married Bill Hartseld in 1978 and moved to Monticello, where she has lived ever since. They have two children, Will and Kathleen. Will is set to graduate from FSU this summer and Kathleen is at the point of expanding her education. After her rst year of substitute teaching at ACA, Hartseld continued teaching fulltime for about 15-years before taking a few years off. When one of her former high school students, and now ACA Principal, Richard Finlayson called to ask if she was available for a teaching position at ACA again, she said yes. And she has no regrets, just fond memories. She will continue to keep her teaching certication current. I have taught so many second generation students, she tells with a smile in her voice. I have worn multiple hats as a teacher at Aucilla, and I do plan to stay involved with the activities at Aucilla. My priorities have changed. I feel that God is leading me elsewhere. Hartselds future plans will be to spend more quality time with family; helping her daughter in her education choices and her son in whatever path he chooses to follow. She wants to spend more time at home, and outdoors. I have lots to do at home, she comments. She says that she will continue in the Science eld of substitute teaching and tutoring, when called upon. We feel blessed to have had Mary Hartseld as a part of our faculty. Her teaching quality is so that her students are prepared for their next level, says Finlayson. She will be missed and will always be a part of our family. Danatta Jones MerrydayObituariesCommunity CalendarMary Hartsfield To Retire Retirement Party May 23 Got newsStraight from the horses mouth?We Do!The Madison County Carrier &Madison Enterprise Recorder

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Story submitted Hey, all you Madisonians come one come all, to the Madison County Training School Class Reunion, July 26 through July 28! The Friday and Saturday reunion events will be held at the Madison County High School cafeteria, followed by Sunday Services at Damascus Missionary Baptist Church. The Reunion Committee has decided to spotlight each graduating class from MCTS and Suwannee River High School from 1930 1970. The school was known as Madison County Training School from 1930 until 1968, when it closed; the student then attended the school known as Suwannee River High School from 1969 until 1970, when it also closed. Afterward, all high school students in Madison County attended Madison High School. We need your help to make Reunion 2013 a dynamite one. What can you do to help? Well, please call your classmates and one of you spearhead making a unique scrapbook of your class and its many memorable moments and activities. At our reunion, well have over 100 magazines of The Mighty Rattlers on display, showcasing FAMUs formula for success. For the last 125 years, FAMU has been steaming with success as youll see when you read articles about FAMU Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, The Walter L. Smith Library as well as Families Continue FAMU Legacy (about MCTS graduate Dr. Edward Scott, Jr.) and Fallen Rattlers (about MCTS graduate Dr. Jacquelyn Thomas Hartley), featured in the magazines Winter 2013 edition. Come early! Register Early! Pick up the goodies early! Get your issue of the FAMU magazine and read about Madisons own Dr. Edward Scott, Dr. Jacquelyn Thomas Hartley, and our beloved FAMU. For more information about the MCTS Tigers Class Reunion 2013, contact Jennyethel Elliot, Tigers Secretary, at (850) 576-4535 www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Madison County Carrier 5AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Twenty-ve members of the Taylor Gymnastics girls team traveled to Tampa on April 27-28 to compete in the 2013 AAU State Championships. Over 1,600 competitors from across the state converged to compete for the championship titles. Amongst the competitors were local level 2 gymnasts Alana Demps and Reagan Jones. Competing on the same team, both girls performed exceptionally well placing in various events. Second year level 2 gymnast Alana Demps competed in the Elite A division which was comprised of the highest scoring Level 2 gymnasts from across the state. She scored a whopping 37.175 in the All-Around and nished 5th. Alana earned a total of ve medals placing in each event: beam (9.25 5th place), uneven bars (9.325 -5th place), oor (9.2 7th place), and vault (9.4 6th place), and was also honored with her elite gymnast pin for scoring 35 overall or higher. Alana excelled beyond her goals earning 9s and above in each event. We were extremely proud of her, Coach Whiddon said, to be placed in the Elite A division is an honor in and of itself. First year level 2 gymnast Reagan Jones competed with girls of her age range also distinguished level two gymnasts. She did exceptionally well for her rst state meet earning a total three medals for placing in the following events: bars (9.25 3rd place), vault (9.2 9th place), and oor (9.05 5th place). Reagan placed 6th in the All-Around earning a score of 35.9. This score earned her an elite pin, which is phenomenal for her rst year of gymnastics. Owner/Coach of Taylor Gymnastics Lisa Arrowood is very proud of the accomplishments of the young athletes. These young gymnasts are our future optional team members. Level 2 is where the foundation is laid; with their talent level, our future is looking fantastic, she stated. Both girls have been moved to Level 3 team and will begin training this summer for next years competitions. Alana is the 9-year-old daughter of Allen and Renee Demps. She is a 3rd grader at Madison County Central School. Reagan is the 7-year-old daughter of T.J. and Summer Jones. She is a 1st grader at Madison Academy. Alana and Reagan were able to form a very special bond meeting each other for the rst time after Reagan was invited to team. The girls attend practice twice a week and are blessed to have supportive parents who take turns in getting them to and from practice. Only two years apart in age, they are inseparable and are creating memories that will last a lifetime. Stay tuned because more is sure to come from these two exceptionally talented student athletes. Photo Submitted Alana Demps (left) and Reagan Jones (right) received top honors at the 2013 AAU State ChampionshipsState Gymnastics Meet Brings Top Honors for Local Gymnasts Alana Demps and Reagan Jones Madison County Training School Reunion: All Former Classmates Welcome!Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 15, 2013Friends from across the years gather on the steps of Damascus Missionary Baptist Church, looking forward to the 2013 Madison County Training School Reunion. Back row, left to right: Jennyethel Elliot, Tiger Secretary; and Dr. James Brown, from the Cla ss of Middle row, left to right: Willie J. Curry, from the Class of ; and James E. Williams, Class of Front row, left to rig ht: Annie Moore Bareld, Class of ; Johnnie M. Burgess, Class of ; Maxine Franklin, Class of ; Pearl Curry, who attended MCTS from 195 8 1965, but moved to Jacksonville, where she graduated and Alma McKinney Wynn, Class of Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 15, 2013Waiting to welcome all their old classmates to the 2013 Reunion, Willie J. Curry and Jennyethel Elliot pause beside the sign for Damascus Missionary Baptist Church, where the weekend reunion will conclude with a Sunday morning worship service.

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Story Submitted by Ernest Washington Jr. Bonjour, everyone! Our grandson Ernest Gregory Washington was among twenty-ve students selected from his school (Norfolk Academy) in Norfolk, Virginia to travel abroad to France as an exchange student for two weeks. As a grandparent, I shared with him that this was an experience of a lifetime and that many of us adults have not experienced it. As part of the experience, Gregory stayed with a host family near the city of Paris. He stated that the host family was extremely nice, the surroundings were beautiful, and the food was UNBELIEVABLE!!! Additionally, they navigated the city Metro (subway), braved the cold winds off the coast of Normandy, visited the grave sites of the fallen American troops of D-day, adapted to the ways of their host families, walked up Montmartre hill, visited beautiful churches, chateaux (castles), and art museums. Lastly, they surveyed the city of Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower. During the month of October 2012, Gregorys counterpart (Xavier) spent two weeks here in the United States. The intent of the exchange program was to immerse the students into the habits, customs, and language of others around the World. Gregory really enjoyed the trip and the experience. Gregory excels in his academic studies, football, track, and basketball. In the eleventh grade, he has received invitations to visit several colleges and universities (including Harvard, Holy Cross, the Naval Academy, William & Mary, Hampton, Norfolk State, University of Maryland, Clemson, and James Madison). Gregory is the eldest son of Mr. Ernest and Mrs. Gilda A. Washington Jr. He is the grandson of Rev. Ernest and Mrs. Carrie Washington Sr. (paternal), and Mr. Alphonas and Mrs. Dorothy Alexander (maternal). He has three other siblings: Alex, Erica, and Brian. Gregory has many cousins and extended family in Madison County and surrounding areas. Parents, grandparents, and extended family are proud to know that the next generation has A Dream and can be working towards that dream. The saddest story is not having a dream to work towards, or giving up on it before God says so. We still have good children trying to be the best that they can. Whenever our children are engaged in life and positive life-changing experiences, we should cheer them on! Encourage them to do well; serving their community, state, nation, and mankind. So my message to Gregory, and all of our youth is this: you have a supporting team of family members behind you. Remember to keep God rst in your lives and that through Jesus Christ -all things are possible. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 6A Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. Veteran Willis M. Moore of Madison was honored in a way that he will never forget this month. He was able to participate in the inaugural Honor Flight Tallahassee which allowed him to travel to Washington D.C. alongside many other World War II veterans. This honor ight was made possible through the kind donations of many people and organizations throughout the area. They raised a total of $90,000 to allow 80 veterans, along with their guardians and a team of medics, to make the trip. The youngest veteran on board was 85 years old. The oldest was 96. The group was treated like celebrities from the time they departed. On May 11, Moore, along with the other 171 passengers, lled a Boeing 737 and departed for their long awaited trip. Upon landing in D.C. the group lled three charter busses and were led through the busy city trafc by a police escort. Onlookers waved as the group rode by and school groups cheered as they saw the Veterans depart the bus. Some students even approached the veterans and shook their hand or thanked them for their service. While in D.C. the group was able to visit many of the cities most popular sites. They visited the National Mall and Arlington National Cemetery, along with the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. They were also able to see the U.S. Treasury, the Lincoln Memorial, the Pentagon and the White House. However, one of the most touching places that they were able to visit was the World War II Memorial. This memorial honors 16 million soldiers who served in the U.S. armed forces during World War II. Upon their return ight at Baltimore International Airport, a group of uniformed soldiers met the group. The Veterans were showered with thanks and words of kindness. Miss Maryland Teen USA sang God Bless America for them. A small group of U.S. Air Force band members sang patriotic songs for them. Once the veterans boarded their plane, they were given letters from school children thanking them for all that they had done. Moore, along with the other soldiers, was extremely thankful for the trip. Not many veterans are able to receive so much thanks and recognition in their lifetime, and these men were able to receive so much thanks during this one trip that it brought several of the men to tears. Madison Resident Travels To D.C. On Honor Flight Photo submitted WWII Veteran Willis M. Moore was able to go on the inaugural Honor Flight Tallahassee. Photo submitted Willis M. Moore is seen at one of the many sites that the Honor Flight group visited in D.C. Photo submitted The changing of the guards is seen at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. Grandson of Local Couple Goes to France Photo SubmittedErnest Gregory Washington

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Madison County Carrier 7AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Junior Auxiliary April Gems Carter Wakeeld of Madison County Central School. Destiny Lucas of Lee Elementary School. Ginger Oro of Pinetta Elementary School. Jarod Posley of Greenville Elementary School. Jocelyn Davis of Lee Elementary School. Kayte Martinez of Madison County Central School. Lexi Reyna of New Testament. Mikienzi Plain of Madison Academy. Sanya Livingston of Madison County Central School. Shyrecia Jackson of Madison County Central School. Verdayzia Hampton of Madison County Central School.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 8A Madison County Carrier Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, May 2013Lori Collins, Billing Specialist and Juan Botino, Director, represent the Madison County EMS. Brittany Baldwin part-time EMT, not pictured. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, May 2013Some of the A shift as well as one part time staff member are seen above. From left to right: Brittany Bell, part time EMT; Mike Kirkland, Paramedic; Jessie Deyerle, Paramedic and Jane Williams, Paramedic. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, May 2013The B shift is seen with the Supervisor for A shift. From left to right: Jamie Thomas, Paramedic; Scott Murn, Paramedic; Lisa Jordan, supervisor on A shift; Kevin Shipp, Paramedic and Jimmy Kent, supervisor B shift.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, May 2013The C shift is seen above. Back row, left to right: Chad Thomas, Paramedic; Michael Raines, Paramedic and Nathan Williams, C shift supervisor. Front row, left to right: Mica Taylor, Paramedic on the day truck; Tinka Brannon, Paramedic and Demi Davis, part time Paramedic.National EMS Week 2013EMS: One Mission. One Team.To designate the Week of May 19-25, 2013, as Emergency Medical Services WeekWHEREAS, emergency medical services is a vital public service; and WHEREAS, the members of emergency medical services teams are ready to provide lifesaving care to those in need 24 hours a day, seven days a week; and WHEREAS, access to quality emergency care dramatically improves the survival and recovery rate of those who experience sudden illness or injury; and WHEREAS, the emergency medical services system consists of emergency physicians, emergency nurses, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, reghters, educators, administrators and others; and WHEREAS, the members of emergency medical services teams, whether career or volunteer, engage in thousands of hours of specialized training and continuing education to enhance their lifesaving skills; and WHEREAS, it is appropriate to recognize the value and the accomplishments of emergency medical services providers by designating Emergency Medical Services Week; now THEREFORE, I Roy W. Vickers, Chairman, County Commission, in recognition of this event do hereby proclaim the week of May 1925, 2013, as EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES WEEK With the theme, EMS: One Mission One Team, I encourage the community to observe this week with appropriate programs, ceremonies and activities. Roy W. Vickers, Chairman County Commission

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Madison County Carrier 9ASCHOOL Fran Hunt Special to Greene Publishing, Inc. The Aucilla Christian Academy Spring Auction, held April 12 at Honey Lake Plantation, was a huge success. Spokesperson Katrina Walton said that ACA grossed over $56,000 at the auction this year. Thats even better than last year, she added. Were so excited. 172 enjoyed the meal of chicken, green beans, salad, rolls, ice tea, and brownies for dessert. The servers for the occasion were the ACA Beta Club and ACA cheerleaders. As entertainment, the high school drama team, Living Waters, performed a skit, which Walton reported brought everyone in the audience to tears. It was about the life of Jesus, said Walton. We had over 100 donors this year, and thats a few more than usual, Walton added. The auction would not have been a success without our corporate sponsors and our donors. We extend our thanks and our greatest appreciation to them. Corporate sponsors for the ACA Spring Auction included Stauton & Faglie, PL (Monticello), Katrinas Kitchens (Monticello), Ware Oil & Supply Co, Inc. (Perry), Madison Dental Associates (Madison), Bass Electrical Services (Monticello), and ASF Enterprise, LLC (Monticello). Donors included; 1st Place Fundraising; Angie Williams, Renee Beshears, Katrina Walton; AC Tharpe; Brandi Hughes; Allen Boyd; Avalon Plantation; Bass Electrical Services; Becky Lauth; Benny Bishop, Monticello Milling; Berth Freeman, Sarah Drawdy; Betsy Chance; Bill and Donna Bassett; Bobby Thigpen; Boston Tractor Company; Boyd Sod Farm; Brad Mueller; Bradley and Angie Williams; Brittany McClellan; Bubba and Kathy Joyner; Buckeye Cellulose; Bull Red Characters, LLC; C&F Fencing; Cliff Davis; Cline Moore, Attorney at Law; Coleen Agner; David Jackson and Richard McKee; Debbie Copeland Aveda; Don and Michelle Curtis; Don Stowers; Doris Bishop; Dr. Steiger; Dr. Lewis, Madison Veterinary Clinic Dr, Owens, Veterinarian; Drew Sherrod; Eric and Patricia Sorensen; Finch Mill Creek Farms; Four Oaks Farms, Charlie Dukes; Fred Morgan, Big Bend Marine, Don and Kathy Everett; Full Moon Apiary, Becky and Tony Hogg; Gary Tuten; Gellings Florist; Gerrick Taylor, Taylor Landscape; Goodmans BBQ, Sandy Gail Chester; Hal Bennett, Johnstons Locket Plant; Hank and Tonja Davis; Harold and Cheri Platt; Heather Boyd; Hebert and Linda Demott; Holli Slaughter; Isabelle deSearcy; Jason and Christy Clark; Jay Walton; Jennifer Ellis; Jimmy Yaun; Jody Courtney; Joe and Shaina Mattingly; John and Georgia Bellegard; John Finlayson; Johnsons Bakery/Java Depot; Junior and Gary Tuten; Katrina Fitzsimmons; Katrina Walton; Kent Bass and John Joyner; Kevins Sporting Goods; Linda Wheeler; Local Water Charters, Captain John Dice; Lukes Land Service; Madison Carrier/Enterprise Recorder; Malloys Nursery; Marty Bishop, Supervisor of Elections; Mary Beth Finlayson; Mary Ritter; Mattingly; Meagan Finlayson; Michael Frazier; Monica Freeland; Monticello Heath and Fitness Center; Monticello News; Monticello Nursery; Morris Petroleum; Next Level Baseball; Peggy Eckel; Photos, Frames & Trophies; Pickney Hill Plantation; Quality Crane Service, John and Jo Morris; Richard and Kim Roccanti; Richard Schwab; RO Ranch; Rockys; Rosemary Arline; Roslyn Bass; Sea World; Simpson Nurseries; Sloan Walker, Waukeenah Fertilizer; Shannon Fumey Burton; Soaring Adventures; Sorensen Tire, Jeff and Brenda Sorensen; Southern Grace; Stewart heating and Cooling; Thad and Renee Beshears; The Brick House Eatery; Theresa Folsom; Tommy Surles, State Farm; Tonja Davis; Tudor Rose Photography; Turnbull and Diane Anderson, Jr.; USW/Thule; Ware Oil; Warriors Inshore Charters; Wild Adventures; Yarbrough Tires, Woods n Water, OQuinn Pharmacy; Buckeye Credit Union; John Finlayson; Gulf Coast Lumber; Shane and Brandi Hughes; Tupelos; ACA PTO; Pizza Hut; Jeff Farmers Market; Richard and Kim Roccanti; Monticello health and Fitness Center; Nanas Little Greenhouse; ACA; Dr. Joseph Fuller; Don Stowers; Elite Sporting Goods; Trophy Creek Outtters and Pawn; Sunrize Stitches; Johnson & Johnson; Gavins & Co.; Monticello Pizza Kitchen; American Aluminum; Holli Slaughter, Debbie and Tommy Hall.ACA Spring Auction Huge Success By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. Do you enjoy blues music and BBQ food? Then North Florida Community College has just the event for you. NFCC will be hosting their first ever Blues & BBQ event on May 31. This event will be packed full of fun for the whole family. Dinners can be purchased for $7. The dinners can be picked up to go or you can enjoy your BBQ dinner on the lawn while listening to some live music. Entertainment for the evening will be local musicians, The Wisecrackers. General admission for the concert is $13, with children under 12 getting in for free. However, if you would like to get both a BBQ and admission to the concert, the combo price is $18 (a savings of $2). Dinners will be served from 5-6:30 p.m. and the concert will begin at 6 p.m. All proceeds from the event will go to benefit the NFCC Artist Series and Childrens Theatre. To purchase tickets, please call (850) 973-1653 or email artistseries@nfcc.edu. NFCC Hosting North Florida Community Colleges Allied Health department is now enrolling 6-9th grade students in its 2013 Health Scholars Camp. The camp will be held June 17-20 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the NFCC Career and Technical Education Center. The four-day camp explores healthcare topics and careers nursing, science, fitness and nutrition in engaging, fun and educational ways. Campers will enjoy games, team building exercises, skills training with state-of-the-art patient simulators, guest speakers and field trips to local healthcare facilities including a trip to the Florida State University College of Medicine in Tallahassee. NFCC registered nursing students and faculty will provide basic first aid skills and first aid training to participants and share information on how to plan for a chosen career in healthcare, including what classes to take in high school and college.The camp, sponsored by Big Bend AHEC, the Healthcare Workforce Network and NFCC Allied Health, is a great camp for young students interested in healthcare as a possible career or students who simply want to have fun while learning valuable information this summer. Cost to attend is $50 per student. This fee includes meals, snacks and skills lab materials. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited to the first 20 students who pre-register. Deadline to register is Monday, June 10. To pre-register or for additional information, contact Denise Bell at (850) 973-9481 or email CommunityEducation@nfcc.edu.Camp For 6-9th Graders Explores Nursing, Science, Fitness and NutritionRegister now for Health Scholars 2013; Camp is June 17-20 at NFCC Four Madison Academy students participated in the Duke University Talent Search this year. The Talent Search identies academically talented seventh graders based on standardized test scores. Seventh graders Luke Androski, Caden Newman, Kaylie Rogers and Hannah Zimmerly were invited to complete the SAT or ACT Assessment college entrance examination. The Talent Identication Program (TIP) then provides participants with test results and information regarding their academic abilities and resources for education opportunities. Luke Androski and Kaylie Rogers demonstrated outstanding performance by scoring at or above the national average on a least one part of the SAT or ACT. This achievement qualied them for recognition at the state level, where they were awarded a commemorative medal. Photo submittedDuke Participants Hannah Zimmerly, Kaylie Rogers, Luke Androski, and Caden Newman (left to right), were selected to participate in the Duke Talent Search.Madison Academy Students Selected For Duke Talent Search Program

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Madison County Carrier 11A All Legals are posted on line at www.greenepublishing.com ----Legals---5/15, 5/22, 5/29, 6/5 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 5/15, 5/22 5/22, 5/29

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12A Madison County CarrierSCHOOL National Emergency Medical Services Week brings together local communities and medical personnel to publicize safety and honor the dedication of those who provide the day-to-day lifesaving services of medicines front line. We are privileged to have such a wonderful team of men and women who save lives every day throughout the southeast. Thank you!CELEBRATENATIONAL EMS WEEKMAY 19-24, 2013 AFFILIATE OF SOUTH GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER AFFILIATE OF SOUTH GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER BERRIEN CAMPUS EMSONE MISSION. ONE TEAM.Ben Hill County EMS Berrien County EMS Clinch County EMS Covenant EMS Deep South Ambulance Service Hamilton County EMS Irwin County EMS Lanier County EMS Madison County EMS Mid-Georgia Ambulance Services SGMC Mobile Healthcare Services Southern Regional Mobile Healthcare Service South Georgia Ambulance Service SOUTH GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER VALDOSTA, GA By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison Academy hosted their annual May Fete on Friday, May 10. This years May Fete, titled On The Road Again, featured numerous patriotic and Americana songs and performances that kept the audience entertained throughout. There was plenty of laughs and fun to be had by all. This years May Fete opened with the sixth grade glass wrapping the May Pole. The sixth grade class included Summer Blair, Brad Bunch, Brandon Bunch, Aubrey Day, Jonathan Goley, Isaac Gonzales, Olivia Graham, Caroline Jennings, Jarod Johnson, Dilan Lawson, Logan Lepper, Claire Maultsby, Christian Nitschke, Justice Renfroe, Dawson Rutherford, Reese Rutherford, Blake Sevor, Roderick Shaw, Cody Smith, Brailey Sparks, Gage Washington and Caleb Watts. This years eighth grade cast of characters was: Caterina Arnold, Mom; Jacob Johnson, Dad; Camryn Strickland, Daughter; Jim Flournoy, Son; Summer Langell, Travel Agent; Natalie Vasquez, Hawaiian Guide; Adam Androski, John Flournoy, Michael Goley and Brandon Segrest, College Boys; Ross Bass, Car Rental Manager; Stephen Miller, Policeman; Katie Burnette and Meghan Tobin, Cashiers; Jacob Hanners, Gas Station Attendant; Katelyn McCamman, Tour Guide; Garrett King, Welcome Center Guide; Sarah Evans, Photographer; and Alexis Bowen, Waitress. Following the May Pole performance, the band played William Tell and Lightly Row. The opening and closing song for the performance was This Land is Your Land. The 3K class performed Agadoo, followed by the rst graders performing California, Here I Come. The seventh graders performed Deep in the Heart of Texas followed by the 5K class performing Okalahoma. Fourth grade then performed Tennessee Mountain Man followed by the third grade performing Gary, Indiana. Next up were second graders performing God Bless American followed by the fth grade performing Good Time. The 4K class then performed Good Day Sunshine which was followed by the closing song. This years May Fete King was Dilan Lawson and Queen was Reese Rutherford. Madison Academy Holds Annual May Fete Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Cheltsie Kinsley, May 10, 2013 Madison Academy rst grade students perform California, Here I Come. From left to right: Luke Hanners, Blake Grass, Heath Frith, Regan Crosby, Melana Webb, Mason Plain (back row) and Claire Carpenter. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Cheltsie Kinsley, May 10, 2013 Some of the Madison Academy eighth graders are seen driving the play car. In the front seat are Jacob Johnson and Caterina Arnold. In the back seat are Camryn Strickland and Jim Flournoy. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Cheltsie Kinsley, May 10, 2013The Academy 4K class is seen performing Good Day Sunshine. In the back row from left to right: Logan Bass, Leah Mask, Bella Jarris and Ty Webb. Front row, left to right: Kit Storey, Camryn Bass, Addie Jones and Jackson Gray.

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A Salute To Our Hometown 2013 Graduates Madison County Carrier Section DMay 22, 2013

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By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. For the last 13 years, the Class of 2013 has counted down the days until they would walk across that stage, receive their diploma and enter the world of adulthood. Those 13 years have brought many memories of fun times with classmates who became their best friends. Graduation brings with it a feeing of completion; the sense that life is finally beginning. Some students will choose to enter the workforce following graduation and those students will experience firsthand the meaning of being an adult. With being an adult comes a sense of freedom, independence and confidence that allow those working hours to go by quickly. Others will go to college, where the stress of studying for tests, completing term papers and living in a dorm full of other people will be easily forgotten as you make new friends and memories. Attending college football games, going to parties with your friends, and being able to sleep in (if your class schedule allows) will be the memories that you cherish years from now. The still others will decide to go into the armed forces. These people will learn early on about the meaning of honor and discipline. They will proudly serve our country with strength and honor. These are the people that allow the rest of us to continue living the life that we have come to love. This year, we proudly honor the students of Madison County High School, Madison County BEAR Center, Aucilla Christian Academy, New Testament Christian Academy, Corinth Christian Academy and LATMA Christian Academy. Good luck in all that you do with your life and always cherish the memories that you have made. Life goes by much too fast and it is easy to forget where you came from. My hope is that each of you is able to succeed in all of your endeavors and to always keep your eyes on the horizon. Your future is yours to create. Congratulations, Class of 2013 Class of 2013CongratulationsGraduatesto the of the 2 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013

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By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. Logan Groover earned the prestigious honor of Salutatorian during her four years at Madison County High School. She has earned a cumulative GPA of a 3.942 and a cumulative weighted GPA of 4.435. In school, Groover was a part of the Cowgirls volleyball team in 10th grade and the Cowgirls softball team for all four years. She played center field for the Cowgirls varsity team from 9th-12th grade and proudly wore the #2 jersey. During her senior year, Groover helped lead the Cowgirls to become District Champions, Regional Champions and runner-ups in State. Her plans for the future include finishing her Associate of Arts degree requirements at North Florida Community College. She then plans to transfer to Florida State University to major in Exercise Science. After earning her Bachelors degree in Exercise Science, Groover plans to transfer to another university that offers a physical therapy program. She hopes to one day become a Physical Therapist. Groover would like to thank her family and friends for being the driving force behind her education success. I would like to thank my family for always supporting me throughout school and sports. They have always been so supportive of my decisions. They have helped me become the person I am today and have helped me reach this major point in my life. She also added, I feel like I would not be in this position without the love and guidance of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She would also like to share this piece of advice to future students, Focus on your studies, but also enjoy your four years of high school. They go by way too fast! May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 3 MCHS ValedictorianMCHS SalutatorianChristian Griffin Logan Groover By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. Christian Griffin earned top honors during his four years at Madison County High School, awarding him the coveted title of valedictorian. He has earned a cumulative GPA of 3.93 and a cumulative weighted GPA of 4.535. While in school, Christian was active in many clubs and sports. He was a member of the MCHS tennis team for all four years. He was active in SGA as 10th grade president, 11th grade president and Student Body President. He was the President of the Gifted Students Club, a member of SSTRIDE since he was in seventh grade and a member of FCCLA in 10th grade, where he won in state and national competitions. He also sat on the School Board and Parent Advisory Board. He was a page in the Florida Senate and a Messenger in the Florida House, being Madisons delegate to Boys State. He also volunteered at First United Methodist Church, Madison. Griffin plans to attend Flagler College in the fall to major in Political Science with a minor in International Studies. He hopes to one day work overseas for the U.S. State Department. He would like to thank his family, friends, teachers and classmates for their help throughout his school career. He also said, They helped me get to this point in my life. Of course I have to thank God, without whom nothing at all would be possible. Griffin would also like to share this advice with future high school students, Do not be intimidated by high school. The four years go by so fast. Just stay focused, take each assignment one at a time, and do not forget to have fun along with school work.

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4 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013 MCHS Class Of 2013 Saba Akbar Regina Alexander Ta'kirra Alexander Bria Arnold Venecia Alexander Troymond Alexander Mikeshia Arnold Tre' Arnold Tyneshia Arnold Kirsten Bailey

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May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 5 MCHS Class Of 2013 Jakira Bellamy Nicole Blair Troy Bolin Tamela Brinson Patrick Bowen Shaletha Brooks Gerard Brown Keyon Bruton John Canada Loretta Burnett Avience Burch Savannah Bailey Khadijah Barnes

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MCHS Class Of 2013 Morgan Carter Da'keria Choice Don'quella Christian Cameron Cruce Lakevrick Crumity Donika Ezell Shantavis Fayson Jazmin Floyd Cedric Davis Laterrius Davis Lyric Davis Tedishia Davis Jamera Edwards May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 7

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MCHS Class Of 2013 8 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013 Daryl Frith Quanisha Gallon Allen Ganzy Connor Ginn Laquona Givens Steven Glee jr. Christian Griffin Logan Groover Cullen Gudz Jasmine Hall Stephen Foust William Fox Alexis Hamilton

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MCHS Class Of 2013 May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 9 Tyresha Hill Garrett Holman Taylor Hosford William Howell Sha'kierra Hudson Taylor Hudson Taylor Huggins Colby Ingram Kapresha Irvine Marco Hernandez

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MCHS Class Of 2013 10 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013 Leroy Jackson DW Jarvis Trey Johnson Ladarrian Jones Tavarus Jones Keasia Joseph Forrest Kauffman Jamison Kier Ashley Killingsworth Javarus Jones Keondra Jones Brooke Kinsey

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MCHS Class Of 2013 May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 11 Jake Latner Cabri Lewis Marlena Mccrae Quneisha Livingston Reanayla McCreary Daniel McKnight Hope Mclellan Ashley McQuay Whitney Miller Leroy Mobley Andrea Moore Kailee Morris Dylon Murray Trace Mendheim Joseph Nelson

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MCHS Class Of 2013 12 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013 Jessica Norwood Alisann Parks Elizabeth Parsons Emily Parsons Janel Peterson Mikayla Plain Tessa Porter Austin Sampson Shayla Seabrooks Robert Seay Brent Sims Jazzmin Sledge Keeley Smith Kassidy Stallings Ca'nedra Straughter

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MCHS Class Of 2013 May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 13 Carisa Thomas Kenyatta Thomas Jorge Tojeiro Jasmine Turner Jimmy Weatherspoon Rachael Webb Audry Williams Eddrick Williams Joshua Williams Shedrick Williams Malcolm Wingfield Audrey Wynn

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By Fran Hunt Special to Greene Publishing, Inc. The Aucilla Christian Academy valedictorian for the Class of 2013 is county native Kaley Love. Kaley has an unweighted grade point average of 4.0. She does not take dual enrollment courses, but she has been taking Advanced Placement courses at ACA for the past two years. Kaley has been a member of the Beta Club from the ninth through twelfth grade. She has been a member of the student council in seventh, eighth, ninth, and eleventh grades. Kaley has also been a member of the Brain Bowl Club during the eleventh and twelfth grades. She plans top attend the University of Florida and study nursing. While she is in college, she will be residing with her grandparents, who live in Bell. Kaley received a $12,000 Florida Bright Futures Scholarship, in which to pursue her studies. Kaley plans to study nursing and her goal is to be come a pediatric nurse. I definitely want to return to Monticello after I graduate from college, and work as a nurse in the area, she said. The greatest influences in my education have been my parents. They have always been great supporters and have encouraged me to work to my fullest potential, Kaley added. What does she attribute her academic success to? As a Christian, I believe that I should do my best in everything that I do, so I would attribute my academic success to my trust in God, and hard work, she said. So does she plan to hold to the beliefs she was taught in school? I have been fortunate enough to attend Aucilla Christian Academy, where I have been encouraged to put God first in everything I do in life, she said. She is a member of the Monticello Church of Christ. As a Christian, she believes in giving of herself to others. She has been a Bible class teacher for toddler-age children at the church, and she has participated in many service projects through the Beta Club, which has included raising money for, and attending the Relay for Life. She has been employed as a babysitter for the past two years, and she has also worked as a tutor for the past three years, tutoring students in math and writing. Her hobbies include hunting and fishing. Kaley is the daughter of Joel and Debbie Love of Monticello. 14 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013 ACA Class Of 2013 Kaley Love Valedictorian

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By Fran Hunt Special to Greene Publishing, Inc. The Aucilla Christian Academy (ACA) Class of 2013 salutatorian is county native Ashli Nicole Cline. She has an unweighted 4.0 grade point average, and though she does not take dual enrollment courses, she has taken, and is currently, taking Advanced Placement courses at ACA. Ashli plans to attend the University of South Florida, where she will study pre-nursing. She plans on specializing in pediatrics and performing extensive research on cancer pediatrics. I would like to pursue a post-graduate degree in the medical field and work in a pediatric facility, she said. While in college, Ashli looks forward to living on campus in Tampa. She says she will miss home, but she plans on visiting. Ashli has been awarded a Florida Bright Futures Scholarship, the USF Scholars Award, and USF Honors College Award. My father, my family and my hope for the future have been the greatest influences in my education, said Ashli. My father always pushed and encouraged me to always be the very best that I can be, and to make the most out of what I have been given. My family encourages me daily to complete high school and go to college, so that I will be able to accomplish my goals in life, and finally, the hope that I have for my future really pushes me to do everything I can to be successful in whatever I do, because I know the positive impact I want to have in others lives, she added. I attribute my academic success to my time management skills, leadership skills, personality, determination, and desire to succeed, Ashli said. I understand the importance of having a good education, but I also acknowledge the skills that I gave acquired over the past several years. Honestly, my desire to be the best that I can be at everything I do is what really led to my academic success. Of course, the fact the Jesus Christ has given me the skills and opportunities I have now, is a considerable reason for my academic success; I would be nothing, no one, without Him, she said. After graduation, she does not plan to remain in the area of Jefferson County. I would like to spend a lot of my future years traveling the country and the world, but I plan on visiting home as often as I can. Maybe when it comes time to settle down and start a family, Ill think about coming back to Monticello. But hopefully that wont be for a while because there is so much I would like to do with my life before then, she said. Ashli has been the Class of 2013 president since the ninth grade, a member of the student council since the tenth grade, and she currently serves as the 2013 Class President. She has been a member of the Christian drama team since the 11th grade, and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and the National Beat Club, throughout high school. Ashli has volunteered at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and Capital Regional Medical Center during the summer of 2010, in addition to the multiple hours of community service for Beta Club, Student Council, church events and community events. She has been a Kennel Tech at Veterinary Associates for the past several years. My job certainly is a lot of hard work, but its definitely rewarding to be able to help the animals, said Ashli. She added that she plans to hold to the beliefs taught to her at ACA. I hold very true to the Christian faith. If theres anything Aucilla has given me, its my faith. During college, I plan on joining a local church and college Bible study so that I can continue to grow in my faith. I understand the impact that Christ has had on my life and choosing to make Him my Lord and Savior has made all of the difference in my life. I cannot thank Him enough for all that He has given me, and continues to give to mew daily. During her attendance at ACA Ashli had Ashli participated on the girls basketball team for six years, and the girls softball team for the 2011-2012 season. She is a member of the First Baptist Church of Monticello, and the First Presbyterian Church of Monticello. Her hobbies include spending time with friends and family, outdoor activities, sports and club activities, and finding new things to do. I love a good adventure, and plan on joining several clubs and organizations while in college, she added. Ashli is the daughter of Charlie Cline, Jr. and Regina Cline of Monticello, and Ellen Jerauld and Mark Jerauld of Monticello. May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 15 ACA Class Of 2013 Ashli Nicole Cline Salutatorian

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16 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013 ACA Class Of 2013 Sarah Boland Amber Burkett Nicholas Buzbee Ashli Cline Walter Copeland III Samantha Douglas John Finlayson III Russell Fraleigh Hannah Haselden Michael Holm Brooke Kinsley

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May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 17 Ashley Schofill Michaela Metcalfe Hadley Revell Samuel Ritter Ryan Rivera Caroline Schwab ACA Class Of 2013 Jared Jackson Kaley Love Austin Malloy Whitney McKnight

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18 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013 ACA Class Of 2013 Joshua Wood George Wyche Gus Smyrnios Hans Sorensen Audrey Waters Pamela Watt

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May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 19 NTCS Class Of 2013 Jacob Waters Jonathan Penny

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20 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013 MCHS 2013 Graduation DatesBy Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. Madison County High School will host their annual baccalaureate on May 28. Baccalaureate will begin at 7 p.m. and will be held at the Van H. Priest Auditorium. Students will be given awards and recognition honoring their hard work throughout the year. Please come out and show your support for these graduates. By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. On Friday, May 31, the 2013 graduating class of Madison County High School will across the stage at Boothill Stadium and receive their diplomas. Graduation will begin at 8 p.m. The valedictorians address will be given by Christian Griffin and the salutatorians address will be given by Logan Groover. Family members, friends and loved ones are invited to come out to Boothill Stadium to show their support for the graduating class of 2013. MCHS BaccalaureateSlated For May 28MCHS GraduationTo Be Held On May 31

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May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 21 ACA 2013 Graduation DatesBy Fran Hunt Special to Greene Publishing, Inc. Graduation of the 2013 senior class of Aucilla Christian Academy will be at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 25 in the ACA auditorium. Students will process to Pomp and Circumstance by Elgar, and Josh Wood will offer invocation. ACA Principal Richard E. Finlayson will welcome all to the ceremony and the salutatorians address will be given by Ashli Cline. Special music will be provided by Corey Brandies. Kaley Love will give the valedictorians address. Seniors, family, friends and guests will then sing the Alma Mater Blue and Gold and Audrey Waters will introduce guest speaker for the evening, Halsey Beshears, District 7 House of Representatives ACA Principal Richard E. Finlayson and Chairman of the Board Kevin Slaughter will present diplomas and Finlayson will present awards. Jay Finlayson will offer the benediction and the students will recess to Aida Grand March by Verdi. A reception will be held in the pavilion on the front lawn immediately following graduation in honor of the graduates and their guests. The reception will be provided by the junior class. Serving as hostesses will be Marissa Duber and Lauren Demott. Serving as ushers will be Hunter Horne, Capas Kinsey, Casey Demott and Brandon Holm. The graduating class of 2013 includes; Sarah Ethel Boland, Amber Alexis Burkett, Nicholas Delano Buzbee, class salutatorian Ashli Nicole Cline, Walter Tres Thomas Copeland, III, Samantha Christian Douglas, John Jay McRae Finlayson, III, Russell Glenn Fraleigh, Hannah Victoria Haselden, Michael Bradley Holm, Jared Alan Jackson, Brooke Ellen Kinsley, class valedictorian Kaley Jolene Love, Austin Heath Malloy, Whitney Ann McKnight, Michaela Renee Metcalfe, Hadley Davis Revell, Samuel Baker Ritter, Ryan Rafael Rivera, Ashley Danielle Schofill, Caroline Beth Schwab, Gus Caleb Smyrnios, Han Christian Sorensen, Audrey Lorene Waters, Pamela Martin Watt, Joshua Henri Wood and George Kaleb Wyche. ACA BaccalaureateMay 24ACA GraduationMay 25By Fran Hunt Special to Greene Publishing, Inc. The Aucilla Christian Academy baccalaureate of the 2013 senior class will be hosted, 7 p.m., Friday, May 24 in the ACA auditorium. Students will process to Pomp and Circumstance by Elgar, and Ashli Cline will offer the invocation. The hymn Victory In Jesus will be performed Senior Class Sponsor Brandi Hughes will provide special music. Pamela Watt will introduce special speaker Reverend Daryl Adams, pastor of the Central Baptist Church/ACA Bible teacher and coach, who will give the baccalaureate address. The hymn Thy Word will be performed. The benediction will be offered by Hadley Revell. The students will exit to Aida Grand March by Verdi. Debby Demott, Corey Brandies and Savannah Jenkins will serve as the pianists for the ceremony.

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2B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Path of Faith Dear Friend of the Ark Singers, Over the last 10 years, our group of Ark is working with orphans and children from poor and disadvantaged families. Every year we run Christian summer camp for these children. In a year we spend six to eight camps in different places. Each camp is for us it is a blessing: from 50 to 200 children per shift can relax and hear about Christ. Many of them are turning to God, come to church. Each camp its a great physical and financial costs. Rent territory and power now worth a lot of money. Through service, we prayed for Gods will regarding the purchase of their camp. The Lord has blessed us, and we purchased an abandoned camp, in a nice natural area, not far from the city of Donetsk, in an area. Galitsinovka. For the current year, God has allowed us to do a lot: clear out the debris, building kitchen remodel, shower, lay mains, dig a well. All this we were able to make joint efforts of many prayers and donations. The next step a reconstruction of the roof of the main residential housing. What would be the summer of 2014, to conduct camps on its territory. The ninth of May, we spent there the first service there in the open, prayed, sang songs, talked evidence. Brothers and Sisters of America never indifferent to the needs of Ukrainian churches, have always been the sacrificial heart and fervent prayers. If the Lord has your heart, take part in the reconstruction of the roof of the main building at the sacrifice of one square meter, which costs $ 50. Donations can be sent by check to the SMO marked Roof on Camp at: Slavic Missionary Outreach 145 NW Harmony Church Way Greenville, FL 32331. From June 7 to July 10, we planned a trip for the Slavic churches in America, where we will be presenting their projects, so Please remember in prayer every day for us! Be a part of Gods great building!Ark Singers Seeking Donations For Roof On Church Camp By Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost parts of the earth. Acts 1:8, KJV St. Marys Episcopal Church is a small building that looms large with history. The dark wooden pews and creamy white bead-board walls reflecting the light streaming through the stained glass windows give one the feeling of entering a special place from another time, and yet it is a place that is accessible to anyone who walks through the open front door. Since 1859, congregations have gathered here to worship, making it the oldest continuously used church in Madison. Inside, the little church doesnt look as if it has changed much since then, remaining a place of quiet serenity that has seen several generations come through its doors. How many services have been conducted, how many scriptures read from the altar, how many hymns sung within its walls, how many families and their children and their childrens children, generation after generation of families, have called this their church home? Perhaps, if someone were to listen very closely, he might even hear echoes of all those long-ago voices raised in songs of praise; it is something that is part of the building, and it is much more. It is a continuous gathering of a body of believers over the years, the body of Christ that endures through the ages, even as the faces of congregants and church leaders change. In the early evening hours of May 9, the congregation of St. Marys Episcopal Church gathered yet again for a very special occasion. This was the ordination service for one of their own; David Joseph Joe Boyles was to be ordained as their new deacon. It was Joe Boyles whom they had prevailed upon some time earlier to consider taking on the role, and for quite some time afterward, he had prayed about whether or not this was indeed to be his calling. On that May 9 evening, after he had accepted the calling and spent several intervening months in self-study to prepare for his new responsibilities, he stood before the congregation as the one they had chosen to lead them in their worship services, and the one they had chosen to be there for them when they need guidance. The ordination began with the reading of Acts 1:8, a passage in which Jesus addresses his apostles for the last time before he ascends into heaven. The disciples remain behind on earth, but they are not to be disheartened in any way, because they will not be truly alone. For ye shall receive power, He tells them. After that the Holy Ghost has come upon you. It is a most apt scripture for an ordination, said Bishop Charles Keyser of the Florida Diocese, for as with the disciples left behind on earth, it is through the power of the Holy Ghost, working through him, that a deacon both leads and serves his congregation. As with any gathering of believers, Jesus is the vine and the baptized believers are the branches grafted onto the vine. The Holy Spirit is the lifegiving sap, the life force, as it were, flowing through the vine and out into the branches so they grow and thrive and spread, becoming witnesses unto the uttermost parts of the earth. There are, however, doors at every point along the vine where the branches are grafted onto it, and these doors have knobs on one side only, and that is the branch/believers side. Jesus can knock on this door, but Joe Boyles Ordained at St. Marys Episcopal Church. ...Story continued on 6B...

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Path of Faith Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 3B The PulpitBy Rev. Delbert ReddittPastor, Faith Baptist Church Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world. 1 John 4: 4 Have you had one of those days where everything you did was wrong and it seemed everybody was in a bad mood? I am sure we all have; however, how we react to those times is very important. Some just shrug their shoulders and move on while others become embittered and develop an outlook on life, which always looks for the worst in every situation. If we are not careful, it becomes very easy for our perspective on life to become negative and will ultimately make you negative and when you become negative you lose your effectiveness. As believers in the Lord Jesus Christ, it is of paramount importance that we retain a positive outlook no matter what the circumstances of life. First, we need to remember that the victory over sin and death were won by our Lord. When He rose from the grave, the victory had been won. Now we are involved in a great spiritual war for the souls of man and each and every one of us has a role to play. Second, we have immediate access to the creator and ruler of the universe. How many of you have taken the time to write or call a political leader. Sometimes you get them and sometimes you dont. Yet one far more powerful than any political leader is available to you. Third, you have the Holy Spirit to lead you through lifes difficult moments. He is able to lead us, direct us and teach us if we allow Him. His insights will allow us to recognize the purpose of these times and He will empower us to overcome the dire circumstances which life can offer. Finally, you have a vast support network to aid you. You have brothers and sisters in Christ who are there to pray for you and to be of assistance if you need it. Therefore the feelings of negativity we all have need to be dealt with through prayer, Bible Study, fellowship and praise. In the end we need to recognize negativity and eliminate it. Remember: Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world. May God richly bless your day!

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Ive been involved in ministry or church work for over two decades. Dont let my youthful persona fool you; Im now closer to drawing Social Security than I am to drawing Crayola inspired pictures on construction paper. Obviously, Social Security may not be an option for me or my generation, but thats a column for another time. Back to the ministry: Yes, the church has been my life. I have loved it and hated it; embraced it and attacked it; been welcomed by it with open arms, and been told I have no place under the steeple (or at least behind the pulpit). I escaped the church for a time partly because of crisis, mainly out of exhaustion but God wont leave me alone and wont let me leave. So while my ongoing participation in faith has not changed, my approach to faith has. For many years I participated in religious systems that made it hard on people to get to know God. This was my religious upbringing. And later, I wasnt just involved, I led and perpetuated such structures. In the words of Jesus to the Pharisees, I loaded people down with unbearable religious demands and never lifted a finger to ease the burden. I shut the door of the Kingdom of Heaven in peoples faces. Why? It was usually because I concluded that some people werent good enough, moral enough, committed enough, straight enough, white enough, wealthy enough, or clean enough to be allowed in. And in those moments of clarity and conviction when I knew what I should do greet all who came seeking God with open arms I often didnt do it. Because ultimately I didnt want to feel the wrath of the elders at the next administrative meeting; I was afraid to offend the person or persons with the deepest pockets; And more to the point, I didnt want to get fired for bucking the system. Now, believe me when I say that I do not consider myself now enlightened in comparison to my younger self (thats as laughable as it gets). But I do consider myself forgiven of violating the practice of grace. And I pray for the courage, that when I say to my own congregation, All are welcome! I mean it and live like it. I hope to aspire to the courage and clarity of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Daytona Beach, Florida. Author Jon Acuff got his hands on a copy of a bookmark that the Florida church hands out to all Sunday newcomers. And while opinions on the following words have ranged far and wide, for my part, I love it. In part it reads: We extend a special welcome to those who are single, married, divorced, gay, filthy rich, dirt poor, and yo no hablo InglesYoure welcome here if youre just browsing, just woke up or just got out of jail. We dont care if youre more Catholic than the Pope, or havent been in church since little Joeys Baptism. We extend a special welcome to those who are over 60 but not grown up yet, and to teenagers who are growing up too fast. We welcome soccer moms, NASCAR dads, starving artists, tree-huggers, latte-sippers, vegetarians, and junk-food eaters. We welcome those who are in recovery or still addicted. We welcome you if youre having problems or if youre down in the dumps or if you dont like organized religion, weve been there too. If you blew all your offering money at the dog track, youre welcome here. We offer a special welcome to those who think the earth is flat, work too hard, dont work, cant spell, or because grandma is in town and she wanted to go to church. We welcome those who are inked, pierced or both. We offer a special welcome to those who could use a prayer right now, had religion shoved down your throat as a kid or got lost in traffic and wound up here by mistake. We welcome tourists, seekers and doubters, bleeding heartsand you! 4B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Path of Faith Cal U Toda! Call us today to chat with one of our Metal Roof Specialists and nd out how a Premium Metal Roof will not only add incredible curb appeal to your project, but will also help you save BIG on your next energy bill! 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Path of Faith Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 5B Ochlawilla Baptist Church will be having their annual homecoming on May 26. Services will begin at 10:30am with song service and special guest speaker Brother Mike Alvarez. A covered dish lunch will follow morning worship. We will have The Evergreen Pickers as our special music. Everyone is invited to attend.OCHLAWILLA BAPTIST CHURCHTO HOLD HOMECOMING Seminole, Gator Fan Challenge At Lee Worship Center The sounds of the Seminole war chant fill the Southern air on Saturdays in Tallahassee, as do the sounds of the theme from Jaws vibrate in the Swamp in Gainesville. Who has the most fans in this area? Gators or Seminoles? The people at Lee Worship Center are trying to find out on Saturday, June 1. Seminole fans and Gator fans are asked to come to the church that evening for a special occasion, to honor Sharon Sauls, wife of Pastor Richard Sauls, on her birthday. An open microphone gospel sing and potluck supper, will be held at the church. There will be a challenge between Seminole fans and Gator fans to see who can get the most people in attendance for the sing. Lee Worship Center is located at 471 SE Magnolia Avenue in Lee. There is no charge for the sing or the supper. A love offering will be accepted.

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6B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Path of Faith only the branch can open that door and let Him in. The story of a believers spiritual life is seen in the pattern created by the opening and closing of that door. When the door is shut against the Holy Spirit, the branch cannot thrive; it will eventually wither and die. When the door is thrown open, the Holy Spirit fills the branch to capacity with life and love. A deacon is a special kind of branch. The ministry of a deacon is the tending of these doors. He works keep the hinges in working order, so that the doors may be always opened. The ministry of a deacon is also to be the expression of truth and the embodiment of grace, said the Bishop; he is to be one who receives the deposit of the compassionate heart of Christ, and the grace through the power of the Holy Spirit to disperse that compassion to all who need it. It is a compassion so vast that it can never be used up. Boyles ministry follows that of Ben Pfeil, who led the St. Marys congregation for 20 years, until his health forced him into retirement; he passed away earlier this year. After pursuing his course of self-study for the role of deacon, Boyles had been interviewed by the Bishop, who was satisfied that he met the requirements of the Diocese to lead the congregation of St. Marys. As a deacon, Boyles will continue his course of study during his deaconship, and then be interviewed once more by the Bishop of the Diocese of Florida for the position of vicar, and if he receives the churchs approval, he will then become the vicar of St. Marys, a place where he believes he was called to stay, to lead and to serve for as long as he is needed. Your mother and father are smiling on you today, the Bishop told him. One can imagine that others as well are smiling, others whose voices were raised in past hymns, seeing that their children, their grandchildren and future generations now have a new special branch to tend the rest of the vine and see that its doors are open and its branches are receiving the Holy Spirit, so that the vine can continue thriving and growing as the body of Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 13, 2013.David Joseph Joe Boyles (in white robe, back to camera) stands before Bishop Charles Keyser in St. Marys Episcopal Church of Madison. Visiting church leaders for the ordination service included Don Woodrum, priest of St. Lukes Episcopal Church in Live Oak (seated, far left) and Deacon Jeannie Beyer of Grace Mission in Tallahassee. Bishop Charles Keyser is seated in front of Boyles, partially hidden. Joe Boyles Story cont. from 2B

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Path of Faith Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 7B Send us your church bulletin bloopers to: news@greenepublishing.com. Please include the name and location of church. The Rev. Merriwether spoke briefly, much to the delight of the audience. The pastor will preach his farewell message, after which the choir will sing, Break Forth Into Joy. During the absence of our pastor, we enjoyed the rare privilege of hearing a good sermon when J.F. Stubbs supplied our pulpit. Next Sunday Mrs. Vinson will be soloist for the morning service. The pastor will then speak on Its a Terrible Experience. Due to the Rectors illness, Wednesdays healing services will be discontinued until further notice. Stewardship Offertory: Jesus Paid It All The music for todays service was all composed by George Friedrich Handel in celebration of the 300th anniversary of his birth.

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8B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Path of Faith Story submitted If you enjoy good old-fashioned gospel sings, come on out to Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Hamburg, Saturday night, May 25, starting at 7 p.m., and enjoy several of your favorite hymns. Come back Sunday morning for our 51st Homecoming celebration, Sunday May 26, starting at 11 a.m. Rev. Rich Quackenbush, Retired Pastor of the United Methodist Church, is the guest pastor. Dinner on the grounds will follow. Ebenezer Methodist Church was founded in 1840. The original church, constructed of logs, was down the hill and west of the current site and is now occupied by the cemetery. The present structure was erected in 1901. John R. Wilson, Sr. and Thomas L.H. Rykard helped with the construction. The hand made pulpit, flower stands (used ages ago for lamps), alter, and pews are as they were when the sanctuary was constructed. The chandelier (still in use) was given to the church around 1905 by Mrs. S.B. Mays, mother of D.H. Mays, Sr. of Madison. Some of the early families were, Arnold, Bunting, Burnett, Clark, Cooper, Crane, Drew, Edwards, Flowers, Gaston, Hammerly, Harrell, Hinton, Hughey, Kirby, Loper, Manning, Martin, Mays, Morrow, McCardle, McClellan, McDaniel, Overstreet, Paul, Pridgeon, Ragland, Rykard, Sale, Smith, Tooke, Vance, Vann, Wilson, Watts and Will. Many of whom are resting in the cemetery. Regular services were held at the church until 1940, with the late Rev. L.P. Driskell serving as the last pastor, The church sat idle until 1962 when George F. Burnett, Sr., one of the Trustees, whose parents worshiped here, realized the need for a new roof and painting. He shared the need with his friends and family who once worshiped at Ebenezer. They made sufficient donations to re-roof and paint the inside and outside. George Burnett, the Hugheys, Wilsons, Rykards and many members of the community joined in restoring the well, cleaning the grounds and Jesse Hughey refinished the chandelier, making the first homecoming on Sunday, July 29, 1962 possible. Homecoming is now held every year on the last Sunday in May. Everyone is invited to join us in our homecoming celebration. If you have any questions feel free to contact any of the Trustees, Frank Rykard, Carlton Burnette, Jenny Andrews, Brian Wilson, Eugene Davis or Gene Gaston.51st Homecoming for Ebenezer United Methodist Church Photo submittedEbenezer United Methodist Church of Hamburg will be celebrating its 51st Homecoming Service, Sunday, May 26.

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Path of Faith Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 9B Midway Church of God Honors Mothers Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, May 13, 2013.Mothers honored at Midway Church of God, include left to right: Betty Thomas, Margie Phillips, Carol Brooks, Annie Laura Thomas Libby Weaver, Sarah Anderson, Janie Ruth Penny, Edna Doyle, Janice Flowers and Bertha Jean Phillips, pictured from left to right, were honored on M others Day. Each mother received a book and a Gerber daisy to plant in her yard.

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Path of Faith Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 11B By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. A listening party for LifeSongs new album, Everyday Faith, is set for Saturday, May 25, at 7 p.m. at Shelbys Restaurant in Madison. The cost for the event will be $8.50 per person. The last time LifeSong held an event there it sold out and some had to be turned away, so they are encouraging everyone to RSVP as soon as possible to reserve a seat or table. RSVP by calling (850) 464-0114 or by visiting their website at www.lifesonggospel.com. Music starts at 7 p.m. and the group will be performing songs from their new CD. While an RSVP is suggested, it is not required. Walk-ins are welcome. LifeSong Listening Party Set For May 25 Photo SubmittedJessica Ratliff, Ethan Brooks and Bryant Thigpen of LifeSong.

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Wed. May 22, 2013VOL. 49 NO. 42 www.greenepublishing.com 50 cents Index4 Sections, 66 Pages Local Weather From Page One3A Obituaries4A Around5-7A EMS Week8A School9A, 12A Classieds/Legals10-11A Path of Faith Section B Tax Roll Section C Graduation Section DUSE YOUR SMART PHONE! SCAN ME! Madison County Delinquent Property Tax List See Section CHonoring 2013 GraduatesSee Section D As motorists take to the roads this Memorial Day holiday, Madison police are urging everyone to buckle up. Beginning May 20 law enforcement ofcials will be out in full force, taking part in the 2013 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization and cracking down on motorists who are not belted. As we kick-off the busy summer driving season its important that everyone buckles up every time they go out, both day and night no excuses, said Police Chief Gary Calhoun. Our ofcers are prepared to ticket anyone who is not wearing their seat belt Click It or Ticket. According to the U.S. Department of Transportations National Highway Trafc Safety Administration (NHTSA), 52 percent of the 21,253 passenger vehicle occupants killed in 2011 were not wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash. As noted, deaths involving seat belt nonuse are more prevalent at night than during the daytime. According to NHTSA, 62 percent of the 10,135 passenger vehicle occupants killed in 2011 during the overnight hours of 6 p.m. to 5:59 a.m. were not wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash. Seat belts save thousands of lives every year, but far too many motorists are still not buckling up, especially at night when the risk of getting in a crash is even greater, said Chief Calhoun. We want everyone to have a safe summer, but it requires an important step on the part of motorists clicking that seat belt. In 2011, seat belts saved an estimated 11,949 lives nationwide according to NHTSA. While this years Click It or Ticket enforcement mobilization runs from May 20 through June 2, ofcers are out enforcing seat belt laws year-round. For more on the national Click It or Ticket mobilization, please visit www.nhtsa.gov.Click It or Ticket to Boost Seat Belt Use Day and NightMadison 2013 High-Visibility Enforcement Campaign Begins May 20On Friday, May 17, Tommie Young, fullback for the Madison County Cowboys 2011 State nalist team, signed a scholarship with Division II Fairmont State University. Fairmont State is located in West Virginia. Young signed the scholarship in front of his family, teammates and other media personnel. Congratulations, Tommie Young. Cowboy Signs Scholarship To Attend Fairmont State University Photo submittedBy Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. At its regular meeting last week, the County Commission discussed having a permitting process for large private events that include reworks not someone shooting off a few reworks in the backyard, but a full-edged professional display or gatherings that are so large that they might require a residential street be closed for a few hours for safety reasons. First up was Craig Davis of Honey Lake Plantation, requesting permission for a reworks display over the lake at an upcoming wedding. Davis explained the plans and safety procedures Honey Lake had in place, including re safety equipment and one million dollars in liability insurance, adding that the display would of course be canceled if there were a re ban in place at the time. Fireworks displays are already regulated by the state, and the plans Davis presented to the commission satised the board that it would be much like the reworks displays at Lee Day and the Lions Club Fourth of July God and Country Celebration at Lake Frances, except it would be on private property. County Commission Discusses Permits For Some Private Events(Left to right) Brian Hill, Gregory Tillman and Sheriff Ben Stewart address the County Commission regarding Hills request for a temporary street closure in front of his house. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 16, 2013. By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. Shawn Stanley Godwin, formerly of Madison, currently of Raiford, was recently honored as the Department Of Corrections 2013 Support Employee of the Year. Godwin is the administrative assistant for Florida State Prison Warden John Palmer. Godwin has worked for DOC for 23 years and has been at FSP since June of 2011. Prior to moving to Raiford in 1993, she was employed at the Madison Correctional Institute. Godwin has many responsibilities as the staff assistant for the warden. According to a press release from the Florida State Prison, FSPs mission includes providing custody, care and control of inmates whose custody levels range from Death Row, to maximum management, to close management to open population. Godwin must have expertise in dealing with unique issues that arise from all of those custody levels. Warden Palmer characterizes Godwin as his right-hand person who assists him in managing all aspects of his schedule ensuring appointments are made well in advance of deadlines and ensuring that all deadlines are met. Shawn (Godwin) goes above and beyond in the performance of her duties and displays a level of loyalty that is second to none, said Warden Palmer. The press release also stated, Because of FSPs size and unique mission, Godwin has to deal with the governors ofce, the general public, attorneys and the media at a volume that is not experienced at other institutions. Shawn always handles stressful situations with the utmost professionalism, said Palmer. She often receives praise from those who interact with her because of these exceptional qualities. Shawn Stanley Godwin was named the Department Of Corrections 2013 Support Employee of the YearLongtime Madison Resident Honored By Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. Sheriff Ben Stewart addressed the County Commission about the issue of overweight trucks taking shortcuts through the county on weight-restricted county roads. The trucks, many of them fully-loaded log trucks, are driving on Captain Brown Road, which was not designed to support their weight. Repeated trips over Captain Brown and other weight-restricted county roads by these too-heavy vehicles are damaging the road surface over time. I can warn them and I can threaten them, but I cant ticket them, Stewart told the Commission. Threats and warnings used to work, he added, but lately, they havent had much effect at all. Before the Sheriffs Department can issue tickets, several things must be in place: a way to determine weight, in this case, portable scales; proper signage on restricted roads warning truckers that weight restrictions will be enforced; and a letter from the County Commission to the Florida Department of Transportation that the Sheriffs Department is authorized to issue tickets. DOT will even assist in the enforcement action if they have such a letter from the Board of County Commissioners. The enforcement action would make an exception for local farmers who occasionally have to drive heavy equipment on the roads. The Board agreed to send a letter to the DOT and move forward on the other prerequisites for authorizing the enforcement action.Too-Heavy Trucks Damaging County RoadsBy Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. Any 8th grade student who will be in the 9th grade for the 2013-2014 school year and plans on playing football at Madison County High School is invited to get their athletic physicals for free this Friday. The physicals will be given at Madison County Central School this Friday, May 24 at 1 p.m. The requirements to be eligible for the physicals are that students must have all of their vital signs taken and recorded on the proper forms, and they must have a parent signature on all forms. Any young man interested in playing Cowboy football must have their valid physical and consent form to begin summer weightlifting on June 10 at 8 a.m. Free Athletic Physicals Offered This FridayBy Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison Lions Club members is still looking for vendors to ll spots on Lake Frances for their Fourth of July God and Country Celebration, and is sending out the word for any vendors who might be interested. Food vendors, arts and crafts and other vendors are encouraged to contact the Lions Club. The club has also gotten some of the evenings entertainment lined up, and last years emcee might agree to host the stage show again this year, on a bigger and better stage that last years. This year, the entire show could be broadcast over the local radio station via remote broadcast if all the arrangements can be made; if not, the station will do cut-ins every 15 minutes or so. There are still several talent spots open, so anyone who would like to audition his or her act, please contact Mike Kirkland at jkirk97@embarqmail.com, or visit the website www.madisonlionclub.com(leave the s off lion). Click on the Entertainment tab for the performer sign-up sheet and application. Performers will still need to schedule an audition, either via live performance or a CD/DVD demo. As for the vendor spots, Christy Roebuck is in charge of organizing and assigning spaces, and she has been contacting the vendors from last year to see if they would like to come back this year, and would like to send out the word to all area vendors who might be interested to contact the Lions Club for an application, or ll out the online application and email it in as soon as possible. Vendors Sought For Lions Club Fourth of JulyBy Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. The Spirit of Greenville will be hosting a fundraiser on May 31 and June 1 to help raise funds for the Fourth of July reworks. This fundraiser will be a six team co-ed softball tournament. There will also be rafe tickets sold for a freestanding swing set. T here will be concessions and a BBQ plate lunch available on Friday and Saturday as well. All of the proceeds will go to benet the Fourth of July reworks in Greenville. For more information about the softball tournament please contact Kenny or Red Braswell at 948-6128. The tournament and fundraiser will be held at J.A. Lane eld.Spirit of Greenville Fundraiser Please See County Comission on Page 3A Please See Resident Honored on Page 3A Please See Vendors Sought on Page 3A

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Osteoporosis is a disease that results in the thinning of the bones to the point where there is a risk of fracture, and it affects one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50. The most common sites of fracture are the vertebrae of the spine, particularly the upper back, the wrist and the top of the thigh bone where it joins the pelvis (neck of the femur). Our bones are basically a storage site for minerals, and minerals are needed for many functions in the body. For example, calcium is needed in order to be able to contract your muscles. Our body will prob ably prioritize muscle contraction over bone density so that we can go about our daily activities, and will take calcium from the bones in order to help you contract your muscles, if you do not have enough calcium in the blood. In order to maintain or increase our bone mass, we need to stop using stimulants like sugar and caffeine, which results in our bones leaching minerals. Stimulants wreak havoc with our adrenal glands, causing systemic problems in the endocrine system. Systemic stress or anything else that can disrupt endocrine function is hazardous to bones. For healthy bones we need a healthy hormonal/endocrine system that is actually secreting adequate amounts of the enzymes and hormones at the right times and in the right ratios necessary to prevent mineral leaching, and to deposit the minerals into the bone matrix. We need the raw materials that our body needs to mineralize our bones in the form of whole food. The exception is vitamin D, whic h probably needs to be supplemented in the winter. We need Calcium, vitamin D, magnesium, cholesterol, saturated fat, protein etc. Supplementing calcium without knowing one's metabolic type can be risky, as some metabolic types need an acid form (parasympathetic dominants), whereas others need an alkaline form (fast oxidizers) for success, and the catabolic types like slow oxidizers and sympathetic dominants actually have adequate calcium and need the synergistic factors to absorb calcium into their bones. Taking additional calcium will make their situation worse. This is why whole food is the safest bet. We need adequate mechanical stress exerted on the bones to make the body realize that it is important to strengthen the bones to be able to handle the mechanical stress. The more kinds of forces applied to the bones, and the more unusual the movement patterns for the bones, the greater the likelihood of increasing bone mass. Weight-bearing activity puts a compressive load through the bones. Strength training, depending on the nature of the exercise, will put torsion or bending forces through the bones. Stretching along the axis of the bones will put tension forces through the bones. Most people are familiar with the importance of good nutrition and quality exercise for improving bone mass, but if we do not have an endocrine system that is functioning optimally, good nutrition and exercise wont work, as we need our hormones to actually get the minerals into the bones. Calcitrol is an important hormone that is involved in calcium deposition into bones. The raw material from which calcitrol is made is cholesterol, slow cholesterol levels may affect the synthesis of calcitrol. Our thyroid, which sits in the front of our neck, secretes a hormone called calcitonin, and when the thyroid is not functioning as it should, calcitonin secretion may be affected, which will have a direct impact on the state of our bones. Proper functioning of the thyroid is very tied in to proper adrenal and cortisol function. Cortisol is your stress-response hormone, so if you are suffering from chronic stress, either physical, emotional or spiritual or any combination of the above, or if you are feeling fatigued on a daily basis, you may be losing bone mass due to endocrine dysfunction. It is also well established that corticosteroid drugs, both oral or inhaled, cause a decrease in bone mass just like excess endogenous cortisol does, prob ably through its affects on the thyroid, so if you are on these drugs it may be wise to talk to your healthcare provider about safer alternatives. If you have been diagnosed with osteoporosis, get your healthcare provider to order saliva circadian rhythm adrenal and thyroid hormone tests, and then do whatever is necessary to rectify any issues through functional-medicine protocols and by adjusting lifestyle. So although osteoporosis, like almost all the degenerative diseases faced by society today, is a complex disease physiologically speaking with a variety of causes, it can also be viewed as a very simple disease that is caused by living a lifestyle that breaks the laws of nature (eating fake food, inadequate amounts of quality flesh foods, not exercising enough or inappropriate intensity, not enough dark time, and being chronically stressed). Junior Sapp seen me out at my barn 'n pulled in ta' chew thuh' fat. Seems 'ee wanted ta' get some advice. He said 2 of his young'ns is mighty hard headed. I asked 'eem, in what way? He said he took his 10 year old boy, Carol, swim'n in the creek. Junior wanted ta' teach Carol ta' jump of'm the creek bank inta' the creek. After 2 hours 'uh coax'n, 'uh rock on the bank started roll'n down the bank 'n bounced in the creek. The boy never did jump in. Junior said, Cracker, it's bad when 'uh rock listens to yuh' before yer' young'n does. Then he told me 'bout his 17 year old daughter, Betsy. She got her drive'n license 8 months ago. When she rst started drive'n by herself he caught her tex' message'n while she was drive'n. Junior took her car keys 'n told 'er when she learned not ta' tex' 'n drive he'd give 'um back. Betsy told him all her friends was do'n it, she was good at multitask'n 'n she wern't about ta' stop. She said, If you won't give me the keys, I just won't drive. Well, Junior is still hold'n thuh' keys. Junior asked me what I reconed he might do ta' get his young'ns ta' reason with 'eem. I said, Junior, I once't had 'uh mule that was nearbout that stuborn. I didn't give up on 'eem 'n nally I learned 'eem ta' listen to me. Once the mule learned things, he never forgot. He turned out ta' be 'uh ne mule. Junior said, Cracker, I 'preciate the advice. Maybe there's hope fer' my young'n yet. Sincerely Yourn' Cracola O'Lustee (Cracker fer' short)www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 2A Madison County CarrierVIEWPOINTS& OPINIONS National SecurityJoe Boyles Guest Columnist Jim Dietrich Guest ColumnistCRACKER SEZ Health & Wellness Tipsfrom Frank Nathan, Executive Director Lake Park of MadisonDID YOU KNOW...?HARD HEADED YOUNG'NS (Note: This column originally ran in the Carrier on April 28, 2010. In honor of my friend Homer Wallace, who died last Thursday at the grand age of 89, I honor him by reminding my readers of a simple, humble man of good humor who made history at wars end.) Sixty-ve years ago in the Spring of 1945, American Army units were liberating Nazi concentration camps as the Allies swept across Central Germany. This was an army affair. We owned the skies, but this work could only be done on the ground by soldiers. Thats really the reason we have an army to take ground and plant the American ag. As one after another camp was discovered, the unthinkable horror that was Nazi Germany began to reveal its ugly face. Huge concentration camp complexes like Buchenwald, Flossenburg and Dachau were the tip of the iceberg. To the east in Poland, Soviet troops overran the death camps like Sobibor, Treblinka, and the huge complex of Aushwitz-Birkenau. These were factories of death and the Nazis were careful to limit their exposure to the occupied territories, not the homeland. Instead, the concentration camps in Germany were primarily work factories where inmates were used for slave labor, primarily in construction and war industries. Most of the German camps like Dachau were really a collection of subcamps around the central facility the workers were housed (or should I say warehoused) close to the industry where they would work. An inmate-worker could be expected to survive on average ve months under these conditions of forced labor, starvation and disease. Some who were stronger survived longer, others less. Many were Jews, but others were political prisoners and POWs from overrun territories, principally the Soviet Union. Their living and working conditions were beyond brutal, in fact, unimaginable. In the closing month of the war, this is what the American Army discovered. The rst major camp to be overrun was Buchenwald where lead elements of the 4th Armored and 80th Infantry divisions stumbled upon the Nazis darkest secret. On April 29, the 222nd Infantry Regiment, part of the fabled 42nd Rainbow Division, liberated the main camp of Dachua on the outskirts of Munich. Most of the SS guards had ed in fear of their lives. Those that remained were set upon by their captives. Justice took its course. They left behind thousands of emaciating, rotting corpses and many thousands more, barely alive and ridden with disease. Many of these pathetic prisoners perished after their liberation; they were simply too far gone to survive. Unlike the gas chambers in the Polish death camps, death came to these prisoners not suddenly, but in wretched, agonizing stages. A witness to this horror was Homer Wallace of Pinetta. In 1945, Homer was a PFC medic in the 222nd. I asked him if he stayed behind to offer medical attention to the inmates. No, we quickly moved on to our next objective. The war was still ongoing (it ended ten days later) and we had another mission to accomplish. When Supreme Allied Commander Europe Dwight Eisenhower visited the rst liberated camp, he said, I want every journalist, videographer, and photographer own here to report and lm what they see. The scale of this crime is so vast that 50 years from now, no one will believe it. We must document what we found. As Joseph Stalin said, If you kill one person, it is murder. If you kill a million, its a statistic. On a personal note, about a month after the war ended, my father was part of small task force that convoyed 1500 Russian POWs from Buchenwald to the Elbe to rejoin their countrymen. Across Europe, millions of displaced people returned to what was left of their homes and began to rebuild shattered lives. Six million Jews and many other undesirables perished at the hands of Hitler and his Nazi henchmen. Literally, European Jewry was wiped out in the last three years of the war. Never in history has such a monstrous crime on such a scale been inicted on mankind. Why is this relevant today, twothirds of a century later? Isnt it just a bad dream, best left forgotten? Not really. When the leaders of a powerful nation like Iran are building nuclear weapons and rst-strike missiles and claim that the Holocaust is a gment of our imagination and the Jewish state of Israel should be wiped off the map, this matter is very relevant. Recent discoveries of Nazi propaganda broadcasts in Arabic to Muslims against the Jews of Palestine prove just how deep the hatred was and is. The animosity between Jews and Muslims today proves the effectiveness of this propaganda campaign. Recently, Homer Wallace and a dwindling number of liberators were called to Washington to honor the memory of the victims of Nazi oppression in a ceremony called the Days of Remembrance. Lest we forget! Postscript: Homer told me a funny story about how he became a medical technician. After graduation from high school, he had joined the Army. The recruiter was deciding what would be his military occupation. Wallace, were you ever a Boy Scout? Yes Sergeant, Homer replied. Did you ever earn the First Aid Merit Badge? Yes Sergeant. Good, the burly recruiter replied; Well make you a medic. God rest you Homer and may you join all the saints in heaven. Amen Liberating Dachau

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Madison County Carrier 3AFROMPAGEONE Established 1964 A weekly newspaper [USPS 324 800] designed for the express reading pleasure of the people of its circulation area, be they past, present or future residents. Published weekly by Greene Publishing Inc., 1695 South SR 53, Madison, FL 32340. Periodicals postage PAID at the Post Ofce in Madison, FL 32340. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to MADISON COUNTY CARRIER, P.O. Drawer 772, Madison, FL 32341-0772. This newspaper reserves the right to reject any advertisement, news matter, or subscriptions that, in the opinion of the management, will not be for the best interest of the county and/or the owners of this newspaper, and to investigate any advertisement submitted.All photos given to Greene Publishing Inc. for publication in this newspaper must be picked up no later than 6 months from the date they are dropped off. Greene Publishing, Inc. will not be responsible for photos beyond said deadline. P.O. Drawer 772 Madison, FL 32341 (850) 973-4141 Fax: (850) 973-4121Web Site: www.greenepublishing.comE-mail Information:News news@greenepublishing.comSports jacob@greenepublishing.comAdvertisement ads@greenepublishing.comClassifieds / Legals classifieds@greenepublishing.com Founders: Tommy & Mary Ellen Greene 2013Whiffenpooh and Lulu Too held its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Saturday, May 4. Family members, friends and local dignitaries and business people who welcomed the new business to the Lee community, joined owner Joyce Bethea. Whiffenpooh and Lulu Too Holds Grand Opening Capital City Bank still offers Absolutely Free Checking* and free value-added services. Open a checking account and receive afreedebit card,freeonline banking with e-statements, Bill Pay and Mobile Banking^, andfreemoney+ for your old checks and debit cards! Stop by or OPENyour accountOnline today.freeIts still a great deal. 343 West Base St. | 973.4161 www.ccbg.comMEMBER FDIC*Client purchases checks. Bank rules and restrictions apply. Account subject to fees if overdrawn. ^Fees charged by mobile service provider are the responsibility of the user. +Limitations apply. Ask a banker for complete details. County Comission Cont. From Page 1ADavis said he wanted to make sure everything was proper and met with the approval of the Commission, and that the county would have knowledge of it in case residents in the area heard the noise and called the county to nd out what was going on. The commission discussed having a permitting process for large reworks displays on privately-owned property, so that those asking permission would have a clear idea of what was expected in the matter of insurance and so forth, and be assured everything was in order according to state regulations. Honey Lakes request was approved. Next up were Brian Hill and Gregory Tillman, asking permission to temporarily close of a section of street in front of Hills house for the annual family reunion. The event has gotten larger each year, until the number of children running around playing in the yard and the street prompted their concerned parents last year to seek permission to temporarily block off the section of Lee Avenue in front of the house, between Bentley and Pecan. They had called the Sheriffs Department last year to nd out where to get permission. This year, Hill said, he wanted to make sure everything was done properly, and with the countys okay. Sheriff Ben Stewart joined the two at the podium and explained that this was a recurring event, suggesting that the commission create some sort of protocol or procedure for such requests in the future, that could be as simple as lling out a form, drawing a map of the street and stating the time frame for the temporary closure, as well as notifying any neighbors and making sure they wouldnt be unduly blocked from getting to and from their property, and so forth. The Commission discussed a possible permitting process for the future, and then voted to approve Hills request.Resident Honored Cont. From Page 1AGodwin is also characterized as a person who takes great pride in her work, who pays attention to detail and is persistent in her efforts in dealing with every task. Palmer said his nomination of Godwin for the state-wide award did not arise from a single incident, but from the exceptional qualities she displays throughout her work life. Shawn Stanley Godwin is the daughter of Jim and Sandra Stanley. Her brother is Jason Stanley (Wife: Jennifer and Son: Sam). Godwin was born and raised in Madison and is a graduate of Madison County High School. She is married to Ben Godwin, and they have two children, Terra and J.B. Vendors Sought Cont. From Page 1ATo see the application form online, go to the abovementioned Lions Club web site, click on the Fourth of July Information and scroll down to the Vendor Application tab. Vendors can ll out the application and pay the fee online, or print out the form and mail it in with their payment. For more information about the festival itself, click on the Tri-Fold Brochure tab. The next planning meeting is May 23, 6 p.m. at the hospital cafeteria. The Lions Club welcomes any interested community member to attend and bring their ideas for the celebration, especially any ideas about how to incorporate the City Madisons 175th Anniversary celebration into the God and Country festival. Also, people who are interested in the club, and might be considering membership, are invited to come to the May 23 meeting and see what the Lions Club is all about. After the Fourth of July Celebration, the Club will continue to have monthly meetings in the evening for members who are unable to make the noon meetings. For more vendor application information, see the ad below.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 4A Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY BAILEY MONUMENT CO 740252 Danatta Ellaphair Jones was born in Arcadia, August 9, 1929 to a hard working farm family. Life on the farm ignited her love for plants, propagation, and all Gods critters. Her education spanned from a two room schoolhouse, to graduation from Desoto High School at 16, to studying Biology and Education at Florida State College for Women. She completed her studies as a member of the last womens class at FSCW which became the newly recognized Florida State University during the nal year of her education. After graduation, she taught high school science in Madison, Florida, where she met her husband Henry Crill Merryday and they married July 1, 1954. She retired as a teacher to become a full time mother and homemaker and the Merrydays moved to Tallahassee in 1959, where they remained for the rest of her life. Active members of Saint Pauls United Methodist Church and the Ed Wynn Sunday School class since they arrived in Tallahassee, she was a warm generous friend and neighbor. Her welcoming nature formed lifelong friendships. She was a member of the Tallahassee Garden Club and always kept her love of nature, turning her yard into a plant nursery, buttery garden, and bird sanctuary. Particularly dear to her heart were hummingbirds. Serving others was her life. She cared for the sick, delivered Meals on Wheels, served through her church and took care of her parents. She was an excellent cook, delighting in sharing food with others especially the large family gatherings at her house and at the Jones Thanksgiving camp. A particular pleasure was for her and Crill to spend a month annually at Mexico Beach where friends and family often came to share the pleasure of her hospitality. Danatta died peacefully at her home on May 15 surrounded by her loving family. She was a loving wife to Crill for 58+ years, proud mother to Dana (Amy), Crill (Jill), Glenn Powell (Marvin), grandmother to Audrey (Wayne Haas), Emily, Justin (Samantha), Jordan, Clinton, Ben, Henry, Hugh, and great grandmother to Naomi, Titus. She is also survived by a sister, Phala Bernhardt (Lacey Moore) and her beloved nieces, nephews and cousins. A Celebration of Life Service was held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 18, 2013 at St. Paul United Methodist Church. Family received friends from 6 until 8 p.m., Friday at Beggs Funeral Home, 3322 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, FL. 32311, (850) 942-2929. Judy Anne Martin, age 64, passed away at her home on May 16, 2013. She is survived by her companion, Mark Divine; her three sisters and one brother from North Georgia; three sons, Danny and Sheila Martin, Chris and Laura Martin, and Lamar and Jennifer Martin; and one daughter, Karen and Paul Johnson. Nine grandchildren: Brittney, Amber, Shane, Hunter, Colby, Christa, Seth, Lily and Tucker. Nine great grandkids: Jasper, Gracie, Samantha, Liberty, Jeremiah, Kassidy, Khloe, Abbigail and Jacob. Donations may be made to Beggs Funeral Home, in her name, Judy Anne Martin. Judy Anne Martin Letter To The EditorLetters to the Editor are typed word for word, comma for comma, as sent to this newspaper.I am very disappointed in the reaction and response I have received from the Madison County Superintendent of schools about the condition of the ag at Greenville Elementary School. The United State ag there is literally a 3 inch wide strip of cloth. I see it every day up there dangling like un-wanted laundry. This is not the ag that I want our children to see every day, I do not want them to think it is o.k., its just a ag. Anyone who has spent any time outside of this country will tell you, there is no place like America where freedom is protected by what that ag represented. I, like many other residents of this county, served in the armed forces, and am justiably deeply offended by the condition of the ag on display at Greenville Elementary. To the principal; shame on you for allowing your facility to display out nations ag in this condition, your school would close without the federal dollars that ag represents. What kind of example does this set for your students and the community? Why not try being proud to be a citizen of the most diverse and free country in the world for a change. Thank You, Blair Beaty Mr. Ivan Homer Wallace, Jr. age 89, died Thursday, May 16, 2013 in Valdosta, Georgia. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of T. J. Beggs, Jr. & Sons Funeral Home in Madison, Florida with interment that followed in the Pine Grove Cemetery in Madison. The family received friends one hour prior to the service. Donations may be made to, RDVMF Endowment Fund, Benjamin Pettus, Tres., 801 NE Jamestown Court, Blue Springs MO 64014-1847 or the charity of your c hoice. He was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia and at an early age the family moved to Gainesville, Florida where he was raised. He graduated from Gainesville High School and also earned his bachelors in business administration from the University of Florida. He entered the U. S. Army during WWII. He worked as an accountant for Jim Ellis Chevrolet in Haines City and later Brasington Cadillac in Gainesville. He was a member of the Lions Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, he was past national president of both the Rainbow Division Veterans Association and also the Memorial Foundation. He lived in Lakeland before moving to Pinetta in 1985. He liked to travel around the country. He was a Presbyterian. He is survived by his wife, Myrtle Morse Wallace of Pinetta, a son, Ivan H. Wallace III (Sharron) of Gainesville, a grandson, Keith E. Wallace (Jeanne) of Gainesville, two great grandchildren, Madison Lynn Wallace and Benjamin Ivan Wallace, a brother, Harold F. Wallace (Mickey) of Gainesville, a brother in law, Tom Morse of Pinetta. He was predeceased by a son, John Alan Wallace. T. J. Beggs, Jr. & Sons Madison, Florida (850) 973-2258.Ivan Wallace, Jr. May 25The listening party of LifeSongs new album will be held at 7 p.m. at Shelbys Restuarant. May 26Ochlawilla Baptist Church will be having their annual homecoming on May 26. Services will begin at 10:30am with song service and special guest speaker Brother Mike Alvarez. A covered dish lunch will follow morning worship. We will have The Evergreen Pickers as our special music. Everyone is invited to attend./June 1An open microphone gospel sing and potluck supper, honoring Sharon Sauls, wife of Pastor Richard Sauls, will be held at Lee Worship Center. There will be a challenge between Seminole fans and Gator fans to see who can get the most people in attendance for the sing. Lee Worship Center is located at 471 SE Magnolia Avenue in Lee. There is no charge for the sing or the supper. A love offering will be accepted. Story Submitted by Debbie SnappLongtime Aucilla Christian Academy School Teacher Mary Glenn Hartseld will retire after this school year from teaching fulltime. A retirement party will be held for her on Thursday, May 23, in her classroom from 3 to 6 p.m. Hosted by Cricket Edwards and Leslie Wilkinson, this will be a drop by and wish her well kind of event. Hartseld has been teaching at Aucilla Christian Academy since the 1980-1981 school year. She teaches the Science subjects of Chemistry and Physics, among other things, and lls in where needed as a teacher at a small-town school. Hartseld was born and raised in Tallahassee. After graduating from Florida High she continued her education at Tallahassee Community College, then on to Eastern Kentucky University. Her original career choice was to work in the forensic science eld. She planned to come back to Florida and work with Florida Department of Law Enforcement that didnt happen. God Had other plans for me, she says. She received her Masters in Education at Florida State University. She married Bill Hartseld in 1978 and moved to Monticello, where she has lived ever since. They have two children, Will and Kathleen. Will is set to graduate from FSU this summer and Kathleen is at the point of expanding her education. After her rst year of substitute teaching at ACA, Hartseld continued teaching fulltime for about 15-years before taking a few years off. When one of her former high school students, and now ACA Principal, Richard Finlayson called to ask if she was available for a teaching position at ACA again, she said yes. And she has no regrets, just fond memories. She will continue to keep her teaching certication current. I have taught so many second generation students, she tells with a smile in her voice. I have worn multiple hats as a teacher at Aucilla, and I do plan to stay involved with the activities at Aucilla. My priorities have changed. I feel that God is leading me elsewhere. Hartselds future plans will be to spend more quality time with family; helping her daughter in her education choices and her son in whatever path he chooses to follow. She wants to spend more time at home, and outdoors. I have lots to do at home, she comments. She says that she will continue in the Science eld of substitute teaching and tutoring, when called upon. We feel blessed to have had Mary Hartseld as a part of our faculty. Her teaching quality is so that her students are prepared for their next level, says Finlayson. She will be missed and will always be a part of our family. Danatta Jones MerrydayObituariesCommunity CalendarMary Hartsfield To Retire Retirement Party May 23 Got newsStraight from the horses mouth?We Do!The Madison County Carrier &Madison Enterprise Recorder

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Story submitted Hey, all you Madisonians come one come all, to the Madison County Training School Class Reunion, July 26 through July 28! The Friday and Saturday reunion events will be held at the Madison County High School cafeteria, followed by Sunday Services at Damascus Missionary Baptist Church. The Reunion Committee has decided to spotlight each graduating class from MCTS and Suwannee River High School from 1930 1970. The school was known as Madison County Training School from 1930 until 1968, when it closed; the student then attended the school known as Suwannee River High School from 1969 until 1970, when it also closed. Afterward, all high school students in Madison County attended Madison High School. We need your help to make Reunion 2013 a dynamite one. What can you do to help? Well, please call your classmates and one of you spearhead making a unique scrapbook of your class and its many memorable moments and activities. At our reunion, well have over 100 magazines of The Mighty Rattlers on display, showcasing FAMUs formula for success. For the last 125 years, FAMU has been steaming with success as youll see when you read articles about FAMU Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, The Walter L. Smith Library as well as Families Continue FAMU Legacy (about MCTS graduate Dr. Edward Scott, Jr.) and Fallen Rattlers (about MCTS graduate Dr. Jacquelyn Thomas Hartley), featured in the magazines Winter 2013 edition. Come early! Register Early! Pick up the goodies early! Get your issue of the FAMU magazine and read about Madisons own Dr. Edward Scott, Dr. Jacquelyn Thomas Hartley, and our beloved FAMU. For more information about the MCTS Tigers Class Reunion 2013, contact Jennyethel Elliot, Tigers Secretary, at (850) 576-4535 www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Madison County Carrier 5AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Twenty-ve members of the Taylor Gymnastics girls team traveled to Tampa on April 27-28 to compete in the 2013 AAU State Championships. Over 1,600 competitors from across the state converged to compete for the championship titles. Amongst the competitors were local level 2 gymnasts Alana Demps and Reagan Jones. Competing on the same team, both girls performed exceptionally well placing in various events. Second year level 2 gymnast Alana Demps competed in the Elite A division which was comprised of the highest scoring Level 2 gymnasts from across the state. She scored a whopping 37.175 in the All-Around and nished 5th. Alana earned a total of ve medals placing in each event: beam (9.25 5th place), uneven bars (9.325 -5th place), oor (9.2 7th place), and vault (9.4 6th place), and was also honored with her elite gymnast pin for scoring 35 overall or higher. Alana excelled beyond her goals earning 9s and above in each event. We were extremely proud of her, Coach Whiddon said, to be placed in the Elite A division is an honor in and of itself. First year level 2 gymnast Reagan Jones competed with girls of her age range also distinguished level two gymnasts. She did exceptionally well for her rst state meet earning a total three medals for placing in the following events: bars (9.25 3rd place), vault (9.2 9th place), and oor (9.05 5th place). Reagan placed 6th in the All-Around earning a score of 35.9. This score earned her an elite pin, which is phenomenal for her rst year of gymnastics. Owner/Coach of Taylor Gymnastics Lisa Arrowood is very proud of the accomplishments of the young athletes. These young gymnasts are our future optional team members. Level 2 is where the foundation is laid; with their talent level, our future is looking fantastic, she stated. Both girls have been moved to Level 3 team and will begin training this summer for next years competitions. Alana is the 9-year-old daughter of Allen and Renee Demps. She is a 3rd grader at Madison County Central School. Reagan is the 7-year-old daughter of T.J. and Summer Jones. She is a 1st grader at Madison Academy. Alana and Reagan were able to form a very special bond meeting each other for the rst time after Reagan was invited to team. The girls attend practice twice a week and are blessed to have supportive parents who take turns in getting them to and from practice. Only two years apart in age, they are inseparable and are creating memories that will last a lifetime. Stay tuned because more is sure to come from these two exceptionally talented student athletes. Photo Submitted Alana Demps (left) and Reagan Jones (right) received top honors at the 2013 AAU State ChampionshipsState Gymnastics Meet Brings Top Honors for Local Gymnasts Alana Demps and Reagan Jones Madison County Training School Reunion: All Former Classmates Welcome!Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 15, 2013Friends from across the years gather on the steps of Damascus Missionary Baptist Church, looking forward to the 2013 Madison County Training School Reunion. Back row, left to right: Jennyethel Elliot, Tiger Secretary; and Dr. James Brown, from the Cla ss of Middle row, left to right: Willie J. Curry, from the Class of ; and James E. Williams, Class of Front row, left to rig ht: Annie Moore Bareld, Class of ; Johnnie M. Burgess, Class of ; Maxine Franklin, Class of ; Pearl Curry, who attended MCTS from 195 8 1965, but moved to Jacksonville, where she graduated and Alma McKinney Wynn, Class of Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 15, 2013Waiting to welcome all their old classmates to the 2013 Reunion, Willie J. Curry and Jennyethel Elliot pause beside the sign for Damascus Missionary Baptist Church, where the weekend reunion will conclude with a Sunday morning worship service.

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Story Submitted by Ernest Washington Jr. Bonjour, everyone! Our grandson Ernest Gregory Washington was among twenty-ve students selected from his school (Norfolk Academy) in Norfolk, Virginia to travel abroad to France as an exchange student for two weeks. As a grandparent, I shared with him that this was an experience of a lifetime and that many of us adults have not experienced it. As part of the experience, Gregory stayed with a host family near the city of Paris. He stated that the host family was extremely nice, the surroundings were beautiful, and the food was UNBELIEVABLE!!! Additionally, they navigated the city Metro (subway), braved the cold winds off the coast of Normandy, visited the grave sites of the fallen American troops of D-day, adapted to the ways of their host families, walked up Montmartre hill, visited beautiful churches, chateaux (castles), and art museums. Lastly, they surveyed the city of Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower. During the month of October 2012, Gregorys counterpart (Xavier) spent two weeks here in the United States. The intent of the exchange program was to immerse the students into the habits, customs, and language of others around the World. Gregory really enjoyed the trip and the experience. Gregory excels in his academic studies, football, track, and basketball. In the eleventh grade, he has received invitations to visit several colleges and universities (including Harvard, Holy Cross, the Naval Academy, William & Mary, Hampton, Norfolk State, University of Maryland, Clemson, and James Madison). Gregory is the eldest son of Mr. Ernest and Mrs. Gilda A. Washington Jr. He is the grandson of Rev. Ernest and Mrs. Carrie Washington Sr. (paternal), and Mr. Alphonas and Mrs. Dorothy Alexander (maternal). He has three other siblings: Alex, Erica, and Brian. Gregory has many cousins and extended family in Madison County and surrounding areas. Parents, grandparents, and extended family are proud to know that the next generation has A Dream and can be working towards that dream. The saddest story is not having a dream to work towards, or giving up on it before God says so. We still have good children trying to be the best that they can. Whenever our children are engaged in life and positive life-changing experiences, we should cheer them on! Encourage them to do well; serving their community, state, nation, and mankind. So my message to Gregory, and all of our youth is this: you have a supporting team of family members behind you. Remember to keep God rst in your lives and that through Jesus Christ -all things are possible. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 6A Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. Veteran Willis M. Moore of Madison was honored in a way that he will never forget this month. He was able to participate in the inaugural Honor Flight Tallahassee which allowed him to travel to Washington D.C. alongside many other World War II veterans. This honor ight was made possible through the kind donations of many people and organizations throughout the area. They raised a total of $90,000 to allow 80 veterans, along with their guardians and a team of medics, to make the trip. The youngest veteran on board was 85 years old. The oldest was 96. The group was treated like celebrities from the time they departed. On May 11, Moore, along with the other 171 passengers, lled a Boeing 737 and departed for their long awaited trip. Upon landing in D.C. the group lled three charter busses and were led through the busy city trafc by a police escort. Onlookers waved as the group rode by and school groups cheered as they saw the Veterans depart the bus. Some students even approached the veterans and shook their hand or thanked them for their service. While in D.C. the group was able to visit many of the cities most popular sites. They visited the National Mall and Arlington National Cemetery, along with the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. They were also able to see the U.S. Treasury, the Lincoln Memorial, the Pentagon and the White House. However, one of the most touching places that they were able to visit was the World War II Memorial. This memorial honors 16 million soldiers who served in the U.S. armed forces during World War II. Upon their return ight at Baltimore International Airport, a group of uniformed soldiers met the group. The Veterans were showered with thanks and words of kindness. Miss Maryland Teen USA sang God Bless America for them. A small group of U.S. Air Force band members sang patriotic songs for them. Once the veterans boarded their plane, they were given letters from school children thanking them for all that they had done. Moore, along with the other soldiers, was extremely thankful for the trip. Not many veterans are able to receive so much thanks and recognition in their lifetime, and these men were able to receive so much thanks during this one trip that it brought several of the men to tears. Madison Resident Travels To D.C. On Honor Flight Photo submitted WWII Veteran Willis M. Moore was able to go on the inaugural Honor Flight Tallahassee. Photo submitted Willis M. Moore is seen at one of the many sites that the Honor Flight group visited in D.C. Photo submitted The changing of the guards is seen at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. Grandson of Local Couple Goes to France Photo SubmittedErnest Gregory Washington

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Madison County Carrier 7AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Junior Auxiliary April Gems Carter Wakeeld of Madison County Central School. Destiny Lucas of Lee Elementary School. Ginger Oro of Pinetta Elementary School. Jarod Posley of Greenville Elementary School. Jocelyn Davis of Lee Elementary School. Kayte Martinez of Madison County Central School. Lexi Reyna of New Testament. Mikienzi Plain of Madison Academy. Sanya Livingston of Madison County Central School. Shyrecia Jackson of Madison County Central School. Verdayzia Hampton of Madison County Central School.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 8A Madison County Carrier Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, May 2013Lori Collins, Billing Specialist and Juan Botino, Director, represent the Madison County EMS. Brittany Baldwin part-time EMT, not pictured. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, May 2013Some of the A shift as well as one part time staff member are seen above. From left to right: Brittany Bell, part time EMT; Mike Kirkland, Paramedic; Jessie Deyerle, Paramedic and Jane Williams, Paramedic. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, May 2013The B shift is seen with the Supervisor for A shift. From left to right: Jamie Thomas, Paramedic; Scott Murn, Paramedic; Lisa Jordan, supervisor on A shift; Kevin Shipp, Paramedic and Jimmy Kent, supervisor B shift.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, May 2013The C shift is seen above. Back row, left to right: Chad Thomas, Paramedic; Michael Raines, Paramedic and Nathan Williams, C shift supervisor. Front row, left to right: Mica Taylor, Paramedic on the day truck; Tinka Brannon, Paramedic and Demi Davis, part time Paramedic.National EMS Week 2013EMS: One Mission. One Team.To designate the Week of May 19-25, 2013, as Emergency Medical Services WeekWHEREAS, emergency medical services is a vital public service; and WHEREAS, the members of emergency medical services teams are ready to provide lifesaving care to those in need 24 hours a day, seven days a week; and WHEREAS, access to quality emergency care dramatically improves the survival and recovery rate of those who experience sudden illness or injury; and WHEREAS, the emergency medical services system consists of emergency physicians, emergency nurses, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, reghters, educators, administrators and others; and WHEREAS, the members of emergency medical services teams, whether career or volunteer, engage in thousands of hours of specialized training and continuing education to enhance their lifesaving skills; and WHEREAS, it is appropriate to recognize the value and the accomplishments of emergency medical services providers by designating Emergency Medical Services Week; now THEREFORE, I Roy W. Vickers, Chairman, County Commission, in recognition of this event do hereby proclaim the week of May 1925, 2013, as EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES WEEK With the theme, EMS: One Mission One Team, I encourage the community to observe this week with appropriate programs, ceremonies and activities. Roy W. Vickers, Chairman County Commission

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Madison County Carrier 9ASCHOOL Fran Hunt Special to Greene Publishing, Inc. The Aucilla Christian Academy Spring Auction, held April 12 at Honey Lake Plantation, was a huge success. Spokesperson Katrina Walton said that ACA grossed over $56,000 at the auction this year. Thats even better than last year, she added. Were so excited. 172 enjoyed the meal of chicken, green beans, salad, rolls, ice tea, and brownies for dessert. The servers for the occasion were the ACA Beta Club and ACA cheerleaders. As entertainment, the high school drama team, Living Waters, performed a skit, which Walton reported brought everyone in the audience to tears. It was about the life of Jesus, said Walton. We had over 100 donors this year, and thats a few more than usual, Walton added. The auction would not have been a success without our corporate sponsors and our donors. We extend our thanks and our greatest appreciation to them. Corporate sponsors for the ACA Spring Auction included Stauton & Faglie, PL (Monticello), Katrinas Kitchens (Monticello), Ware Oil & Supply Co, Inc. (Perry), Madison Dental Associates (Madison), Bass Electrical Services (Monticello), and ASF Enterprise, LLC (Monticello). Donors included; 1st Place Fundraising; Angie Williams, Renee Beshears, Katrina Walton; AC Tharpe; Brandi Hughes; Allen Boyd; Avalon Plantation; Bass Electrical Services; Becky Lauth; Benny Bishop, Monticello Milling; Berth Freeman, Sarah Drawdy; Betsy Chance; Bill and Donna Bassett; Bobby Thigpen; Boston Tractor Company; Boyd Sod Farm; Brad Mueller; Bradley and Angie Williams; Brittany McClellan; Bubba and Kathy Joyner; Buckeye Cellulose; Bull Red Characters, LLC; C&F Fencing; Cliff Davis; Cline Moore, Attorney at Law; Coleen Agner; David Jackson and Richard McKee; Debbie Copeland Aveda; Don and Michelle Curtis; Don Stowers; Doris Bishop; Dr. Steiger; Dr. Lewis, Madison Veterinary Clinic Dr, Owens, Veterinarian; Drew Sherrod; Eric and Patricia Sorensen; Finch Mill Creek Farms; Four Oaks Farms, Charlie Dukes; Fred Morgan, Big Bend Marine, Don and Kathy Everett; Full Moon Apiary, Becky and Tony Hogg; Gary Tuten; Gellings Florist; Gerrick Taylor, Taylor Landscape; Goodmans BBQ, Sandy Gail Chester; Hal Bennett, Johnstons Locket Plant; Hank and Tonja Davis; Harold and Cheri Platt; Heather Boyd; Hebert and Linda Demott; Holli Slaughter; Isabelle deSearcy; Jason and Christy Clark; Jay Walton; Jennifer Ellis; Jimmy Yaun; Jody Courtney; Joe and Shaina Mattingly; John and Georgia Bellegard; John Finlayson; Johnsons Bakery/Java Depot; Junior and Gary Tuten; Katrina Fitzsimmons; Katrina Walton; Kent Bass and John Joyner; Kevins Sporting Goods; Linda Wheeler; Local Water Charters, Captain John Dice; Lukes Land Service; Madison Carrier/Enterprise Recorder; Malloys Nursery; Marty Bishop, Supervisor of Elections; Mary Beth Finlayson; Mary Ritter; Mattingly; Meagan Finlayson; Michael Frazier; Monica Freeland; Monticello Heath and Fitness Center; Monticello News; Monticello Nursery; Morris Petroleum; Next Level Baseball; Peggy Eckel; Photos, Frames & Trophies; Pickney Hill Plantation; Quality Crane Service, John and Jo Morris; Richard and Kim Roccanti; Richard Schwab; RO Ranch; Rockys; Rosemary Arline; Roslyn Bass; Sea World; Simpson Nurseries; Sloan Walker, Waukeenah Fertilizer; Shannon Fumey Burton; Soaring Adventures; Sorensen Tire, Jeff and Brenda Sorensen; Southern Grace; Stewart heating and Cooling; Thad and Renee Beshears; The Brick House Eatery; Theresa Folsom; Tommy Surles, State Farm; Tonja Davis; Tudor Rose Photography; Turnbull and Diane Anderson, Jr.; USW/Thule; Ware Oil; Warriors Inshore Charters; Wild Adventures; Yarbrough Tires, Woods n Water, OQuinn Pharmacy; Buckeye Credit Union; John Finlayson; Gulf Coast Lumber; Shane and Brandi Hughes; Tupelos; ACA PTO; Pizza Hut; Jeff Farmers Market; Richard and Kim Roccanti; Monticello health and Fitness Center; Nanas Little Greenhouse; ACA; Dr. Joseph Fuller; Don Stowers; Elite Sporting Goods; Trophy Creek Outtters and Pawn; Sunrize Stitches; Johnson & Johnson; Gavins & Co.; Monticello Pizza Kitchen; American Aluminum; Holli Slaughter, Debbie and Tommy Hall.ACA Spring Auction Huge Success By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. Do you enjoy blues music and BBQ food? Then North Florida Community College has just the event for you. NFCC will be hosting their first ever Blues & BBQ event on May 31. This event will be packed full of fun for the whole family. Dinners can be purchased for $7. The dinners can be picked up to go or you can enjoy your BBQ dinner on the lawn while listening to some live music. Entertainment for the evening will be local musicians, The Wisecrackers. General admission for the concert is $13, with children under 12 getting in for free. However, if you would like to get both a BBQ and admission to the concert, the combo price is $18 (a savings of $2). Dinners will be served from 5-6:30 p.m. and the concert will begin at 6 p.m. All proceeds from the event will go to benefit the NFCC Artist Series and Childrens Theatre. To purchase tickets, please call (850) 973-1653 or email artistseries@nfcc.edu. NFCC Hosting North Florida Community Colleges Allied Health department is now enrolling 6-9th grade students in its 2013 Health Scholars Camp. The camp will be held June 17-20 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the NFCC Career and Technical Education Center. The four-day camp explores healthcare topics and careers nursing, science, fitness and nutrition in engaging, fun and educational ways. Campers will enjoy games, team building exercises, skills training with state-of-the-art patient simulators, guest speakers and field trips to local healthcare facilities including a trip to the Florida State University College of Medicine in Tallahassee. NFCC registered nursing students and faculty will provide basic first aid skills and first aid training to participants and share information on how to plan for a chosen career in healthcare, including what classes to take in high school and college.The camp, sponsored by Big Bend AHEC, the Healthcare Workforce Network and NFCC Allied Health, is a great camp for young students interested in healthcare as a possible career or students who simply want to have fun while learning valuable information this summer. Cost to attend is $50 per student. This fee includes meals, snacks and skills lab materials. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited to the first 20 students who pre-register. Deadline to register is Monday, June 10. To pre-register or for additional information, contact Denise Bell at (850) 973-9481 or email CommunityEducation@nfcc.edu.Camp For 6-9th Graders Explores Nursing, Science, Fitness and NutritionRegister now for Health Scholars 2013; Camp is June 17-20 at NFCC Four Madison Academy students participated in the Duke University Talent Search this year. The Talent Search identies academically talented seventh graders based on standardized test scores. Seventh graders Luke Androski, Caden Newman, Kaylie Rogers and Hannah Zimmerly were invited to complete the SAT or ACT Assessment college entrance examination. The Talent Identication Program (TIP) then provides participants with test results and information regarding their academic abilities and resources for education opportunities. Luke Androski and Kaylie Rogers demonstrated outstanding performance by scoring at or above the national average on a least one part of the SAT or ACT. This achievement qualied them for recognition at the state level, where they were awarded a commemorative medal. Photo submittedDuke Participants Hannah Zimmerly, Kaylie Rogers, Luke Androski, and Caden Newman (left to right), were selected to participate in the Duke Talent Search.Madison Academy Students Selected For Duke Talent Search Program

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$199 Move-In Special!! 1, 2 & 3 BR HC & non-HC accessible apts. Rental assistance may be available. HUD vouchers accepted. Call 850-948-3056. TDD/TTY 711. 192 NW Greenville Pointe Trail, Greenville, FL 32331. Equal Housing Opportunityrun, c MOBILE HOMES FOR SALE FOR SALE FOR RENT FOR RENT HELP WANTED HELP WANTEDwww.greenepublishing.com SERVICES Classifieds . .10A Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Classifieds Classifieds Work Work$12 $12(for 20 words or less)Wednesday Wednesday and Friday and and Friday and on the website on the websiteDeadline For Classieds 3:00 p.m. Every Monday & Wednesday973-4141 Check us out on-line www.greenepublishing.com To Place Your Classied Call 973-4141 FLORIDA PRESS SERVICES, INC. STATEWIDE CLASSIFIED PROGRAM STATEWIDE CLASSIFIED ADS FOR 5/20/2013 THROUGH 5/26/2013Pageant and Prom Dresses For Sale: Size 3 children's white long dress, worn as ower girl dress, sequin/beadwork all on bodice, sequin/beadwork/ appliques on bottom, built-in crinoline. $50. Size 7-8 children's off white dress, worn as a ower girl dress, overlay of lace over entire dress, probably knee to calf length $25. Size 16 pre-teen size white long pageant gown, cap sleeves, white sequin work across entire bodice and sleeves, buttons around neck with circular cut-out on back, beautiful gown $100. Size 8 Teen Dress Light baby blue dress with baby blue and black array of designs from the waist down. The top is a gathered bodice with black sequins crisscrossed across the front. Has a beautiful train. $175. Size 8 Teen Dress A fuchsia strapless gorgeous dress. The dress has gathers up the bodice and a sequined design down the left side and laces up half the back. There is also a train on this dress and a split up one leg. $200. Size 6-8 Teen Dress A turquoise dress that has sequined straps that criss cross across the back. The dress is also sequined in the stomach area and is made out of mesh material. Also has a beautiful long train in the back. $75. Size 10 Teen Dress A beautiful, elegant, owing emerald green dress. Has eye-catching beaded straps that criss cross in the back along with a beaded design in the front of the dress. Beautiful owing train. $200. Size 14 (child's size 14 but dress is for a teen division approximately 13-15) GORGEOUS lime green dress, strapless but with spaghetti straps that criss cross across the back, sequins spotted across the entire gown, built-in crinoline absolutely gorgeous. $250. Size 10 Teen Dress bright baby blue dress, halter top bodice with sequins stitched throughout; built-in crinoline with sequin appliques on lace overlay. Cinderella looking beautiful dress! $200.Call Emerald Greene (850) 973-3497 and leave a message.3/3, run, n/c Sago Palms For Sale Call (850)-464-2239.6/27 rtn, n/c Ofce Building For Rent Across the street from the Courthouse, on Shelby Street. (between Owens Propane and Burnette Plumbing) Newly Renovated 1120 square foot. Call Emerald Greene 850-973-41417/18 rtn n/c New ve bedroom three bath doublewide home must go now. Make offer. Selling below cost! Call Steve 386-365-8549.11/7 rtn, cYes we take trades! Replace your old home with a more efcient and much stronger safer home now. Call 386-365-8549.11/7 rtn, cNow is the best time to buy a new mobile home! Low rates means new homes under $400 month! 386-365-8549.11/7 rtn, cStop throwing money away! Our new homes cost less than $100 month to heat and cool! Call Steve 386-365-8549.11/7 rtn, cNice triplewide, replace, glamour bath, sliding glass doors, new metal roof. Must sell now. Reduced to only $22,900 cash. 386-365-8549.11/7 rtn, cBlow out pricing on all 2012 mobile homes. Making room for new 2013 homes. Call Mike 386-623-4218.11/7 rtn, c2013 Homes of Merit tape and texture starting at $375 per month. Call Mike 386-623-4218.11/7 rtn, cUsed single wide 16x80 3 bedroom 2 bath home ready to go at $15,900. Call Mike 386-623-4218.11/7 rtn, c2006 Fleetwood home. Super clean and looks brand new. Call Mike at 386-623-4218.11/7 rtn, cNew and used homes starting as low as $6,500 on doublewides. Call Mike 386-623-4218.11/7 rtn, c For Sale 99 Black GMC Sonoma for sale by owner. $3,600. Call (850) 464-7544.11/14 rtn, n/c Madison Heights Apartments 1,2,3 & 4 bedroom apts. Section 8 Housing designed for low income families 150 SW Bumgardner Dr. Madison, FL Phone 850-973-4290 TDD 711 Equal Housing Opportunity6/22, rtn, c Deadline For Classieds (850) 973-4141 3:00 p.m. Every MondayYou Can Be A CNA Quest training offers a CNA prep class taught by a RN No GED or diploma required if age 18. No TABE test. Professional, high pass rates, day and evening classes. 386-362-1065.5/1 5/29, pd REAL ESTATE FOR SALE BY OWNERGreenville, 3/2 nice house on 6 high and dry city lots. New windows, roof, heat & ac, siding, master shower. $92,000.00 Possible owner nancing. 850-599-5121.1/18 rtn, cNear Lloyd; 3/3 double wide. Very nice with lots of tile and hardwood, replace, skylight, screenroom, carport, workshop on 5 beautiful acres with live stream, woods and fenced pasture. Asking $129k, possible owner nancing. 850-599-5121.1/18 rtn, c Advertising Sales Representative (salesman) needed. Must be a team player, able to handle multiple tasks, and be able to get along with an entire ofce staff. Must have good personality, love to talk on the telephone, and a valid drivers license. Apply in person only at Greene Publishing, Incs newspaper ofce, located at 1695 South SR 53, in Madison.3/15 rtn, n/c1/4 inch coat galvanized steel cable for sale .15 cent a foot. We have as much as you need. (850) 464-3041.4/10 rtn, n/cMan of many trades and talents available for hire. Honest, reliable, creative, and reasonable/fair pricing. Specializes in custom deck building, sheds, fencing, special projects. Can also do pressure washing, and gardening (tree trimmings, ower beds, grooming seasonal shrubs and trees etc.) If interested, please Call John at 850-673-9192. References available.5/1 rtn, n/cDental Assistant: Golden Opportunity! Do you possess a sunny, friendly attitude? Can you talk with customers easily and help them feel at home? Do you have a beautiful smile? Is cosmetics important to you along with helping others? Our dental practice is seeking an outstanding individual to provide concierge level service for our patients in the clinical area. Dental or medical experience a plus but not mandatory. If you have a friendly can-doattitude, a great work ethic, you are organized, and self motivated with a good sense of humor, then Call 888-486-2408 to hear a message with more details about the position and instructions on how to apply for this position.5/10 rtn, cAMCS is seeking a Full-time Assistant Property for an apartment community in Madison, Florida. Requirements Must have at least three years of property management experience. Knowledgeable in Affordable Housing Have excellence written and oral communication skills Onesite and Opts experience is a plus Candidates must be able to pass a back ground check. We offer competitive wages based on experience. Insurance, 401K, and Gas mileage reimbursement. Equal Opportunity Employer Please send resume to Execasst@amcs-inc.com.5/15, 5/22, c Concrete Finishers & General Laborers (Temporary/Seasonal) needed for construction project in Madison. Please call (386) 496-3883 to apply. Equal Opportunity Employer.5/15, 5/22, pdJames Madison Preparatory High School is accepting applications for teachers and an administrative assistant for the 2013-14 school year. Visit www.jmphs.org for full more information.5/15, 5/22, c Page Designer/Layout needed for the Madison County Carrier and the Madison EnterpriseRecorder. Must be a team player, able to handle multiple tasks, and have experience with Quark Express and/or Photoshop. The position includes designing and laying-out approximately one to two sections, per paper, two times a week. Apply in person only at the Greene Publishing/Madison County Carrier building, located at 1695 Highway 53 South.5/8 rtn, n/cVan Driver needed part time/on call Experienced driver with a clear MVR to drive our residents to appointments. Certied Nursing Assistant preferred with CPR Certication. Will train the right candidate. Drug screen and level 2 background check required. Apply in person 8:30 am 4:00 pm. EOE, F/M/D/V Madison Health and Rehabilitation Center 2481 West US 90 Madison, Fl. 32340 850-973-4880.5/22, 5/29, c Education MEDICAL BILLING TRAINEES NEEDED! Train to become a Medical Ofce Assistant. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Online training gets you Job ready ASAP. HS Diploma/GED & PC/Internet needed! (888) 374-7294. Help Wanted Driver Two raises in rst year. Qualify for any portion of $.03/mile quarterly bonus: $.01 Safety, $.01 Production, $.01 MPG. 3 months OTR experience. 800-414-9569 www.driveknight.com. DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW! Learn to drive for US Xpress! Earn $700 per week! No experience needed! Local CDL Traning. Job ready in 15 days! (888) 368-1964. Experienced OTR Flatbed Drivers earn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to Qualied drivers. Home most weekends. Call: (843) 266-3731 / www.bulldoghiway.com EOE Homes for Rent Buy 1-3bd Homes From $1000/mo! PreForeclosured and Rent2OWN Homes! Bad Credit OK! Only 500 Credit Score Min! To learn more and access local listings call 1-866-955-0621. Miscellaneous MEDICAL CAREERS BEGIN HERE TRAIN ONLINE FOR ALLIED HEALTH AND MEDICAL MANAGEMENT. JOB PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE. COMPUTER AND FINANCIAL AID IF QUALIFIED. SCHEV AUTHORIZED. CALL 888-203-3179 WWW.CENTURAONLINE. COM Attend College Online 100%. *Medical, *Business, *Criminal Justice, *Hospitality, *Web. Job placement assistance. Computer and Financial Aid for qualied students. SCHEV authorized. Call 888-203-3179 www.CenturaOnline.com AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for hands on Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. 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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Madison County Carrier 11A All Legals are posted on line at www.greenepublishing.com ----Legals---5/15, 5/22, 5/29, 6/5 5/15, 5/22, 5/29 5/15, 5/22 5/22, 5/29

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12A Madison County CarrierSCHOOL National Emergency Medical Services Week brings together local communities and medical personnel to publicize safety and honor the dedication of those who provide the day-to-day lifesaving services of medicines front line. We are privileged to have such a wonderful team of men and women who save lives every day throughout the southeast. Thank you!CELEBRATENATIONAL EMS WEEKMAY 19-24, 2013 AFFILIATE OF SOUTH GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER AFFILIATE OF SOUTH GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER BERRIEN CAMPUS EMSONE MISSION. ONE TEAM.Ben Hill County EMS Berrien County EMS Clinch County EMS Covenant EMS Deep South Ambulance Service Hamilton County EMS Irwin County EMS Lanier County EMS Madison County EMS Mid-Georgia Ambulance Services SGMC Mobile Healthcare Services Southern Regional Mobile Healthcare Service South Georgia Ambulance Service SOUTH GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER VALDOSTA, GA By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison Academy hosted their annual May Fete on Friday, May 10. This years May Fete, titled On The Road Again, featured numerous patriotic and Americana songs and performances that kept the audience entertained throughout. There was plenty of laughs and fun to be had by all. This years May Fete opened with the sixth grade glass wrapping the May Pole. The sixth grade class included Summer Blair, Brad Bunch, Brandon Bunch, Aubrey Day, Jonathan Goley, Isaac Gonzales, Olivia Graham, Caroline Jennings, Jarod Johnson, Dilan Lawson, Logan Lepper, Claire Maultsby, Christian Nitschke, Justice Renfroe, Dawson Rutherford, Reese Rutherford, Blake Sevor, Roderick Shaw, Cody Smith, Brailey Sparks, Gage Washington and Caleb Watts. This years eighth grade cast of characters was: Caterina Arnold, Mom; Jacob Johnson, Dad; Camryn Strickland, Daughter; Jim Flournoy, Son; Summer Langell, Travel Agent; Natalie Vasquez, Hawaiian Guide; Adam Androski, John Flournoy, Michael Goley and Brandon Segrest, College Boys; Ross Bass, Car Rental Manager; Stephen Miller, Policeman; Katie Burnette and Meghan Tobin, Cashiers; Jacob Hanners, Gas Station Attendant; Katelyn McCamman, Tour Guide; Garrett King, Welcome Center Guide; Sarah Evans, Photographer; and Alexis Bowen, Waitress. Following the May Pole performance, the band played William Tell and Lightly Row. The opening and closing song for the performance was This Land is Your Land. The 3K class performed Agadoo, followed by the rst graders performing California, Here I Come. The seventh graders performed Deep in the Heart of Texas followed by the 5K class performing Okalahoma. Fourth grade then performed Tennessee Mountain Man followed by the third grade performing Gary, Indiana. Next up were second graders performing God Bless American followed by the fth grade performing Good Time. The 4K class then performed Good Day Sunshine which was followed by the closing song. This years May Fete King was Dilan Lawson and Queen was Reese Rutherford. Madison Academy Holds Annual May Fete Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Cheltsie Kinsley, May 10, 2013 Madison Academy rst grade students perform California, Here I Come. From left to right: Luke Hanners, Blake Grass, Heath Frith, Regan Crosby, Melana Webb, Mason Plain (back row) and Claire Carpenter. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Cheltsie Kinsley, May 10, 2013 Some of the Madison Academy eighth graders are seen driving the play car. In the front seat are Jacob Johnson and Caterina Arnold. In the back seat are Camryn Strickland and Jim Flournoy. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Cheltsie Kinsley, May 10, 2013The Academy 4K class is seen performing Good Day Sunshine. In the back row from left to right: Logan Bass, Leah Mask, Bella Jarris and Ty Webb. Front row, left to right: Kit Storey, Camryn Bass, Addie Jones and Jackson Gray.

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A Salute To Our Hometown 2013 Graduates Madison County Carrier Section DMay 22, 2013

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By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. For the last 13 years, the Class of 2013 has counted down the days until they would walk across that stage, receive their diploma and enter the world of adulthood. Those 13 years have brought many memories of fun times with classmates who became their best friends. Graduation brings with it a feeing of completion; the sense that life is finally beginning. Some students will choose to enter the workforce following graduation and those students will experience firsthand the meaning of being an adult. With being an adult comes a sense of freedom, independence and confidence that allow those working hours to go by quickly. Others will go to college, where the stress of studying for tests, completing term papers and living in a dorm full of other people will be easily forgotten as you make new friends and memories. Attending college football games, going to parties with your friends, and being able to sleep in (if your class schedule allows) will be the memories that you cherish years from now. The still others will decide to go into the armed forces. These people will learn early on about the meaning of honor and discipline. They will proudly serve our country with strength and honor. These are the people that allow the rest of us to continue living the life that we have come to love. This year, we proudly honor the students of Madison County High School, Madison County BEAR Center, Aucilla Christian Academy, New Testament Christian Academy, Corinth Christian Academy and LATMA Christian Academy. Good luck in all that you do with your life and always cherish the memories that you have made. Life goes by much too fast and it is easy to forget where you came from. My hope is that each of you is able to succeed in all of your endeavors and to always keep your eyes on the horizon. Your future is yours to create. Congratulations, Class of 2013 Class of 2013CongratulationsGraduatesto the of the 2 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013

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By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. Logan Groover earned the prestigious honor of Salutatorian during her four years at Madison County High School. She has earned a cumulative GPA of a 3.942 and a cumulative weighted GPA of 4.435. In school, Groover was a part of the Cowgirls volleyball team in 10th grade and the Cowgirls softball team for all four years. She played center field for the Cowgirls varsity team from 9th-12th grade and proudly wore the #2 jersey. During her senior year, Groover helped lead the Cowgirls to become District Champions, Regional Champions and runner-ups in State. Her plans for the future include finishing her Associate of Arts degree requirements at North Florida Community College. She then plans to transfer to Florida State University to major in Exercise Science. After earning her Bachelors degree in Exercise Science, Groover plans to transfer to another university that offers a physical therapy program. She hopes to one day become a Physical Therapist. Groover would like to thank her family and friends for being the driving force behind her education success. I would like to thank my family for always supporting me throughout school and sports. They have always been so supportive of my decisions. They have helped me become the person I am today and have helped me reach this major point in my life. She also added, I feel like I would not be in this position without the love and guidance of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She would also like to share this piece of advice to future students, Focus on your studies, but also enjoy your four years of high school. They go by way too fast! May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 3 MCHS ValedictorianMCHS SalutatorianChristian Griffin Logan Groover By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. Christian Griffin earned top honors during his four years at Madison County High School, awarding him the coveted title of valedictorian. He has earned a cumulative GPA of 3.93 and a cumulative weighted GPA of 4.535. While in school, Christian was active in many clubs and sports. He was a member of the MCHS tennis team for all four years. He was active in SGA as 10th grade president, 11th grade president and Student Body President. He was the President of the Gifted Students Club, a member of SSTRIDE since he was in seventh grade and a member of FCCLA in 10th grade, where he won in state and national competitions. He also sat on the School Board and Parent Advisory Board. He was a page in the Florida Senate and a Messenger in the Florida House, being Madisons delegate to Boys State. He also volunteered at First United Methodist Church, Madison. Griffin plans to attend Flagler College in the fall to major in Political Science with a minor in International Studies. He hopes to one day work overseas for the U.S. State Department. He would like to thank his family, friends, teachers and classmates for their help throughout his school career. He also said, They helped me get to this point in my life. Of course I have to thank God, without whom nothing at all would be possible. Griffin would also like to share this advice with future high school students, Do not be intimidated by high school. The four years go by so fast. Just stay focused, take each assignment one at a time, and do not forget to have fun along with school work.

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4 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013 MCHS Class Of 2013 Saba Akbar Regina Alexander Ta'kirra Alexander Bria Arnold Venecia Alexander Troymond Alexander Mikeshia Arnold Tre' Arnold Tyneshia Arnold Kirsten Bailey

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May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 5 MCHS Class Of 2013 Jakira Bellamy Nicole Blair Troy Bolin Tamela Brinson Patrick Bowen Shaletha Brooks Gerard Brown Keyon Bruton John Canada Loretta Burnett Avience Burch Savannah Bailey Khadijah Barnes

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6 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013

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MCHS Class Of 2013 Morgan Carter Da'keria Choice Don'quella Christian Cameron Cruce Lakevrick Crumity Donika Ezell Shantavis Fayson Jazmin Floyd Cedric Davis Laterrius Davis Lyric Davis Tedishia Davis Jamera Edwards May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 7

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MCHS Class Of 2013 8 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013 Daryl Frith Quanisha Gallon Allen Ganzy Connor Ginn Laquona Givens Steven Glee jr. Christian Griffin Logan Groover Cullen Gudz Jasmine Hall Stephen Foust William Fox Alexis Hamilton

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MCHS Class Of 2013 May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 9 Tyresha Hill Garrett Holman Taylor Hosford William Howell Sha'kierra Hudson Taylor Hudson Taylor Huggins Colby Ingram Kapresha Irvine Marco Hernandez

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MCHS Class Of 2013 10 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013 Leroy Jackson DW Jarvis Trey Johnson Ladarrian Jones Tavarus Jones Keasia Joseph Forrest Kauffman Jamison Kier Ashley Killingsworth Javarus Jones Keondra Jones Brooke Kinsey

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MCHS Class Of 2013 May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 11 Jake Latner Cabri Lewis Marlena Mccrae Quneisha Livingston Reanayla McCreary Daniel McKnight Hope Mclellan Ashley McQuay Whitney Miller Leroy Mobley Andrea Moore Kailee Morris Dylon Murray Trace Mendheim Joseph Nelson

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MCHS Class Of 2013 12 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013 Jessica Norwood Alisann Parks Elizabeth Parsons Emily Parsons Janel Peterson Mikayla Plain Tessa Porter Austin Sampson Shayla Seabrooks Robert Seay Brent Sims Jazzmin Sledge Keeley Smith Kassidy Stallings Ca'nedra Straughter

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MCHS Class Of 2013 May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 13 Carisa Thomas Kenyatta Thomas Jorge Tojeiro Jasmine Turner Jimmy Weatherspoon Rachael Webb Audry Williams Eddrick Williams Joshua Williams Shedrick Williams Malcolm Wingfield Audrey Wynn

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By Fran Hunt Special to Greene Publishing, Inc. The Aucilla Christian Academy valedictorian for the Class of 2013 is county native Kaley Love. Kaley has an unweighted grade point average of 4.0. She does not take dual enrollment courses, but she has been taking Advanced Placement courses at ACA for the past two years. Kaley has been a member of the Beta Club from the ninth through twelfth grade. She has been a member of the student council in seventh, eighth, ninth, and eleventh grades. Kaley has also been a member of the Brain Bowl Club during the eleventh and twelfth grades. She plans top attend the University of Florida and study nursing. While she is in college, she will be residing with her grandparents, who live in Bell. Kaley received a $12,000 Florida Bright Futures Scholarship, in which to pursue her studies. Kaley plans to study nursing and her goal is to be come a pediatric nurse. I definitely want to return to Monticello after I graduate from college, and work as a nurse in the area, she said. The greatest influences in my education have been my parents. They have always been great supporters and have encouraged me to work to my fullest potential, Kaley added. What does she attribute her academic success to? As a Christian, I believe that I should do my best in everything that I do, so I would attribute my academic success to my trust in God, and hard work, she said. So does she plan to hold to the beliefs she was taught in school? I have been fortunate enough to attend Aucilla Christian Academy, where I have been encouraged to put God first in everything I do in life, she said. She is a member of the Monticello Church of Christ. As a Christian, she believes in giving of herself to others. She has been a Bible class teacher for toddler-age children at the church, and she has participated in many service projects through the Beta Club, which has included raising money for, and attending the Relay for Life. She has been employed as a babysitter for the past two years, and she has also worked as a tutor for the past three years, tutoring students in math and writing. Her hobbies include hunting and fishing. Kaley is the daughter of Joel and Debbie Love of Monticello. 14 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013 ACA Class Of 2013 Kaley Love Valedictorian

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By Fran Hunt Special to Greene Publishing, Inc. The Aucilla Christian Academy (ACA) Class of 2013 salutatorian is county native Ashli Nicole Cline. She has an unweighted 4.0 grade point average, and though she does not take dual enrollment courses, she has taken, and is currently, taking Advanced Placement courses at ACA. Ashli plans to attend the University of South Florida, where she will study pre-nursing. She plans on specializing in pediatrics and performing extensive research on cancer pediatrics. I would like to pursue a post-graduate degree in the medical field and work in a pediatric facility, she said. While in college, Ashli looks forward to living on campus in Tampa. She says she will miss home, but she plans on visiting. Ashli has been awarded a Florida Bright Futures Scholarship, the USF Scholars Award, and USF Honors College Award. My father, my family and my hope for the future have been the greatest influences in my education, said Ashli. My father always pushed and encouraged me to always be the very best that I can be, and to make the most out of what I have been given. My family encourages me daily to complete high school and go to college, so that I will be able to accomplish my goals in life, and finally, the hope that I have for my future really pushes me to do everything I can to be successful in whatever I do, because I know the positive impact I want to have in others lives, she added. I attribute my academic success to my time management skills, leadership skills, personality, determination, and desire to succeed, Ashli said. I understand the importance of having a good education, but I also acknowledge the skills that I gave acquired over the past several years. Honestly, my desire to be the best that I can be at everything I do is what really led to my academic success. Of course, the fact the Jesus Christ has given me the skills and opportunities I have now, is a considerable reason for my academic success; I would be nothing, no one, without Him, she said. After graduation, she does not plan to remain in the area of Jefferson County. I would like to spend a lot of my future years traveling the country and the world, but I plan on visiting home as often as I can. Maybe when it comes time to settle down and start a family, Ill think about coming back to Monticello. But hopefully that wont be for a while because there is so much I would like to do with my life before then, she said. Ashli has been the Class of 2013 president since the ninth grade, a member of the student council since the tenth grade, and she currently serves as the 2013 Class President. She has been a member of the Christian drama team since the 11th grade, and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and the National Beat Club, throughout high school. Ashli has volunteered at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and Capital Regional Medical Center during the summer of 2010, in addition to the multiple hours of community service for Beta Club, Student Council, church events and community events. She has been a Kennel Tech at Veterinary Associates for the past several years. My job certainly is a lot of hard work, but its definitely rewarding to be able to help the animals, said Ashli. She added that she plans to hold to the beliefs taught to her at ACA. I hold very true to the Christian faith. If theres anything Aucilla has given me, its my faith. During college, I plan on joining a local church and college Bible study so that I can continue to grow in my faith. I understand the impact that Christ has had on my life and choosing to make Him my Lord and Savior has made all of the difference in my life. I cannot thank Him enough for all that He has given me, and continues to give to mew daily. During her attendance at ACA Ashli had Ashli participated on the girls basketball team for six years, and the girls softball team for the 2011-2012 season. She is a member of the First Baptist Church of Monticello, and the First Presbyterian Church of Monticello. Her hobbies include spending time with friends and family, outdoor activities, sports and club activities, and finding new things to do. I love a good adventure, and plan on joining several clubs and organizations while in college, she added. Ashli is the daughter of Charlie Cline, Jr. and Regina Cline of Monticello, and Ellen Jerauld and Mark Jerauld of Monticello. May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 15 ACA Class Of 2013 Ashli Nicole Cline Salutatorian

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16 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013 ACA Class Of 2013 Sarah Boland Amber Burkett Nicholas Buzbee Ashli Cline Walter Copeland III Samantha Douglas John Finlayson III Russell Fraleigh Hannah Haselden Michael Holm Brooke Kinsley

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May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 17 Ashley Schofill Michaela Metcalfe Hadley Revell Samuel Ritter Ryan Rivera Caroline Schwab ACA Class Of 2013 Jared Jackson Kaley Love Austin Malloy Whitney McKnight

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18 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013 ACA Class Of 2013 Joshua Wood George Wyche Gus Smyrnios Hans Sorensen Audrey Waters Pamela Watt

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May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 19 NTCS Class Of 2013 Jacob Waters Jonathan Penny

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20 Madison County Carrier Hometown Graduates May 22, 2013 MCHS 2013 Graduation DatesBy Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. Madison County High School will host their annual baccalaureate on May 28. Baccalaureate will begin at 7 p.m. and will be held at the Van H. Priest Auditorium. Students will be given awards and recognition honoring their hard work throughout the year. Please come out and show your support for these graduates. By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. On Friday, May 31, the 2013 graduating class of Madison County High School will across the stage at Boothill Stadium and receive their diplomas. Graduation will begin at 8 p.m. The valedictorians address will be given by Christian Griffin and the salutatorians address will be given by Logan Groover. Family members, friends and loved ones are invited to come out to Boothill Stadium to show their support for the graduating class of 2013. MCHS BaccalaureateSlated For May 28MCHS GraduationTo Be Held On May 31

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May 22, 2013 Hometown Graduates Madison County Carrier 21 ACA 2013 Graduation DatesBy Fran Hunt Special to Greene Publishing, Inc. Graduation of the 2013 senior class of Aucilla Christian Academy will be at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 25 in the ACA auditorium. Students will process to Pomp and Circumstance by Elgar, and Josh Wood will offer invocation. ACA Principal Richard E. Finlayson will welcome all to the ceremony and the salutatorians address will be given by Ashli Cline. Special music will be provided by Corey Brandies. Kaley Love will give the valedictorians address. Seniors, family, friends and guests will then sing the Alma Mater Blue and Gold and Audrey Waters will introduce guest speaker for the evening, Halsey Beshears, District 7 House of Representatives ACA Principal Richard E. Finlayson and Chairman of the Board Kevin Slaughter will present diplomas and Finlayson will present awards. Jay Finlayson will offer the benediction and the students will recess to Aida Grand March by Verdi. A reception will be held in the pavilion on the front lawn immediately following graduation in honor of the graduates and their guests. The reception will be provided by the junior class. Serving as hostesses will be Marissa Duber and Lauren Demott. Serving as ushers will be Hunter Horne, Capas Kinsey, Casey Demott and Brandon Holm. The graduating class of 2013 includes; Sarah Ethel Boland, Amber Alexis Burkett, Nicholas Delano Buzbee, class salutatorian Ashli Nicole Cline, Walter Tres Thomas Copeland, III, Samantha Christian Douglas, John Jay McRae Finlayson, III, Russell Glenn Fraleigh, Hannah Victoria Haselden, Michael Bradley Holm, Jared Alan Jackson, Brooke Ellen Kinsley, class valedictorian Kaley Jolene Love, Austin Heath Malloy, Whitney Ann McKnight, Michaela Renee Metcalfe, Hadley Davis Revell, Samuel Baker Ritter, Ryan Rafael Rivera, Ashley Danielle Schofill, Caroline Beth Schwab, Gus Caleb Smyrnios, Han Christian Sorensen, Audrey Lorene Waters, Pamela Martin Watt, Joshua Henri Wood and George Kaleb Wyche. ACA BaccalaureateMay 24ACA GraduationMay 25By Fran Hunt Special to Greene Publishing, Inc. The Aucilla Christian Academy baccalaureate of the 2013 senior class will be hosted, 7 p.m., Friday, May 24 in the ACA auditorium. Students will process to Pomp and Circumstance by Elgar, and Ashli Cline will offer the invocation. The hymn Victory In Jesus will be performed Senior Class Sponsor Brandi Hughes will provide special music. Pamela Watt will introduce special speaker Reverend Daryl Adams, pastor of the Central Baptist Church/ACA Bible teacher and coach, who will give the baccalaureate address. The hymn Thy Word will be performed. The benediction will be offered by Hadley Revell. The students will exit to Aida Grand March by Verdi. Debby Demott, Corey Brandies and Savannah Jenkins will serve as the pianists for the ceremony.

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2B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Path of Faith Dear Friend of the Ark Singers, Over the last 10 years, our group of Ark is working with orphans and children from poor and disadvantaged families. Every year we run Christian summer camp for these children. In a year we spend six to eight camps in different places. Each camp is for us it is a blessing: from 50 to 200 children per shift can relax and hear about Christ. Many of them are turning to God, come to church. Each camp its a great physical and financial costs. Rent territory and power now worth a lot of money. Through service, we prayed for Gods will regarding the purchase of their camp. The Lord has blessed us, and we purchased an abandoned camp, in a nice natural area, not far from the city of Donetsk, in an area. Galitsinovka. For the current year, God has allowed us to do a lot: clear out the debris, building kitchen remodel, shower, lay mains, dig a well. All this we were able to make joint efforts of many prayers and donations. The next step a reconstruction of the roof of the main residential housing. What would be the summer of 2014, to conduct camps on its territory. The ninth of May, we spent there the first service there in the open, prayed, sang songs, talked evidence. Brothers and Sisters of America never indifferent to the needs of Ukrainian churches, have always been the sacrificial heart and fervent prayers. If the Lord has your heart, take part in the reconstruction of the roof of the main building at the sacrifice of one square meter, which costs $ 50. Donations can be sent by check to the SMO marked Roof on Camp at: Slavic Missionary Outreach 145 NW Harmony Church Way Greenville, FL 32331. From June 7 to July 10, we planned a trip for the Slavic churches in America, where we will be presenting their projects, so Please remember in prayer every day for us! Be a part of Gods great building!Ark Singers Seeking Donations For Roof On Church Camp By Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost parts of the earth. Acts 1:8, KJV St. Marys Episcopal Church is a small building that looms large with history. The dark wooden pews and creamy white bead-board walls reflecting the light streaming through the stained glass windows give one the feeling of entering a special place from another time, and yet it is a place that is accessible to anyone who walks through the open front door. Since 1859, congregations have gathered here to worship, making it the oldest continuously used church in Madison. Inside, the little church doesnt look as if it has changed much since then, remaining a place of quiet serenity that has seen several generations come through its doors. How many services have been conducted, how many scriptures read from the altar, how many hymns sung within its walls, how many families and their children and their childrens children, generation after generation of families, have called this their church home? Perhaps, if someone were to listen very closely, he might even hear echoes of all those long-ago voices raised in songs of praise; it is something that is part of the building, and it is much more. It is a continuous gathering of a body of believers over the years, the body of Christ that endures through the ages, even as the faces of congregants and church leaders change. In the early evening hours of May 9, the congregation of St. Marys Episcopal Church gathered yet again for a very special occasion. This was the ordination service for one of their own; David Joseph Joe Boyles was to be ordained as their new deacon. It was Joe Boyles whom they had prevailed upon some time earlier to consider taking on the role, and for quite some time afterward, he had prayed about whether or not this was indeed to be his calling. On that May 9 evening, after he had accepted the calling and spent several intervening months in self-study to prepare for his new responsibilities, he stood before the congregation as the one they had chosen to lead them in their worship services, and the one they had chosen to be there for them when they need guidance. The ordination began with the reading of Acts 1:8, a passage in which Jesus addresses his apostles for the last time before he ascends into heaven. The disciples remain behind on earth, but they are not to be disheartened in any way, because they will not be truly alone. For ye shall receive power, He tells them. After that the Holy Ghost has come upon you. It is a most apt scripture for an ordination, said Bishop Charles Keyser of the Florida Diocese, for as with the disciples left behind on earth, it is through the power of the Holy Ghost, working through him, that a deacon both leads and serves his congregation. As with any gathering of believers, Jesus is the vine and the baptized believers are the branches grafted onto the vine. The Holy Spirit is the lifegiving sap, the life force, as it were, flowing through the vine and out into the branches so they grow and thrive and spread, becoming witnesses unto the uttermost parts of the earth. There are, however, doors at every point along the vine where the branches are grafted onto it, and these doors have knobs on one side only, and that is the branch/believers side. Jesus can knock on this door, but Joe Boyles Ordained at St. Marys Episcopal Church. ...Story continued on 6B...

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Path of Faith Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 3B The PulpitBy Rev. Delbert ReddittPastor, Faith Baptist Church Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world. 1 John 4: 4 Have you had one of those days where everything you did was wrong and it seemed everybody was in a bad mood? I am sure we all have; however, how we react to those times is very important. Some just shrug their shoulders and move on while others become embittered and develop an outlook on life, which always looks for the worst in every situation. If we are not careful, it becomes very easy for our perspective on life to become negative and will ultimately make you negative and when you become negative you lose your effectiveness. As believers in the Lord Jesus Christ, it is of paramount importance that we retain a positive outlook no matter what the circumstances of life. First, we need to remember that the victory over sin and death were won by our Lord. When He rose from the grave, the victory had been won. Now we are involved in a great spiritual war for the souls of man and each and every one of us has a role to play. Second, we have immediate access to the creator and ruler of the universe. How many of you have taken the time to write or call a political leader. Sometimes you get them and sometimes you dont. Yet one far more powerful than any political leader is available to you. Third, you have the Holy Spirit to lead you through lifes difficult moments. He is able to lead us, direct us and teach us if we allow Him. His insights will allow us to recognize the purpose of these times and He will empower us to overcome the dire circumstances which life can offer. Finally, you have a vast support network to aid you. You have brothers and sisters in Christ who are there to pray for you and to be of assistance if you need it. Therefore the feelings of negativity we all have need to be dealt with through prayer, Bible Study, fellowship and praise. In the end we need to recognize negativity and eliminate it. Remember: Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world. May God richly bless your day!

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Ive been involved in ministry or church work for over two decades. Dont let my youthful persona fool you; Im now closer to drawing Social Security than I am to drawing Crayola inspired pictures on construction paper. Obviously, Social Security may not be an option for me or my generation, but thats a column for another time. Back to the ministry: Yes, the church has been my life. I have loved it and hated it; embraced it and attacked it; been welcomed by it with open arms, and been told I have no place under the steeple (or at least behind the pulpit). I escaped the church for a time partly because of crisis, mainly out of exhaustion but God wont leave me alone and wont let me leave. So while my ongoing participation in faith has not changed, my approach to faith has. For many years I participated in religious systems that made it hard on people to get to know God. This was my religious upbringing. And later, I wasnt just involved, I led and perpetuated such structures. In the words of Jesus to the Pharisees, I loaded people down with unbearable religious demands and never lifted a finger to ease the burden. I shut the door of the Kingdom of Heaven in peoples faces. Why? It was usually because I concluded that some people werent good enough, moral enough, committed enough, straight enough, white enough, wealthy enough, or clean enough to be allowed in. And in those moments of clarity and conviction when I knew what I should do greet all who came seeking God with open arms I often didnt do it. Because ultimately I didnt want to feel the wrath of the elders at the next administrative meeting; I was afraid to offend the person or persons with the deepest pockets; And more to the point, I didnt want to get fired for bucking the system. Now, believe me when I say that I do not consider myself now enlightened in comparison to my younger self (thats as laughable as it gets). But I do consider myself forgiven of violating the practice of grace. And I pray for the courage, that when I say to my own congregation, All are welcome! I mean it and live like it. I hope to aspire to the courage and clarity of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Daytona Beach, Florida. Author Jon Acuff got his hands on a copy of a bookmark that the Florida church hands out to all Sunday newcomers. And while opinions on the following words have ranged far and wide, for my part, I love it. In part it reads: We extend a special welcome to those who are single, married, divorced, gay, filthy rich, dirt poor, and yo no hablo InglesYoure welcome here if youre just browsing, just woke up or just got out of jail. We dont care if youre more Catholic than the Pope, or havent been in church since little Joeys Baptism. We extend a special welcome to those who are over 60 but not grown up yet, and to teenagers who are growing up too fast. We welcome soccer moms, NASCAR dads, starving artists, tree-huggers, latte-sippers, vegetarians, and junk-food eaters. We welcome those who are in recovery or still addicted. We welcome you if youre having problems or if youre down in the dumps or if you dont like organized religion, weve been there too. If you blew all your offering money at the dog track, youre welcome here. We offer a special welcome to those who think the earth is flat, work too hard, dont work, cant spell, or because grandma is in town and she wanted to go to church. We welcome those who are inked, pierced or both. We offer a special welcome to those who could use a prayer right now, had religion shoved down your throat as a kid or got lost in traffic and wound up here by mistake. We welcome tourists, seekers and doubters, bleeding heartsand you! 4B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Path of Faith Cal U Toda! Call us today to chat with one of our Metal Roof Specialists and nd out how a Premium Metal Roof will not only add incredible curb appeal to your project, but will also help you save BIG on your next energy bill! 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Path of Faith Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 5B Ochlawilla Baptist Church will be having their annual homecoming on May 26. Services will begin at 10:30am with song service and special guest speaker Brother Mike Alvarez. A covered dish lunch will follow morning worship. We will have The Evergreen Pickers as our special music. Everyone is invited to attend.OCHLAWILLA BAPTIST CHURCHTO HOLD HOMECOMING Seminole, Gator Fan Challenge At Lee Worship Center The sounds of the Seminole war chant fill the Southern air on Saturdays in Tallahassee, as do the sounds of the theme from Jaws vibrate in the Swamp in Gainesville. Who has the most fans in this area? Gators or Seminoles? The people at Lee Worship Center are trying to find out on Saturday, June 1. Seminole fans and Gator fans are asked to come to the church that evening for a special occasion, to honor Sharon Sauls, wife of Pastor Richard Sauls, on her birthday. An open microphone gospel sing and potluck supper, will be held at the church. There will be a challenge between Seminole fans and Gator fans to see who can get the most people in attendance for the sing. Lee Worship Center is located at 471 SE Magnolia Avenue in Lee. There is no charge for the sing or the supper. A love offering will be accepted.

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6B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Path of Faith only the branch can open that door and let Him in. The story of a believers spiritual life is seen in the pattern created by the opening and closing of that door. When the door is shut against the Holy Spirit, the branch cannot thrive; it will eventually wither and die. When the door is thrown open, the Holy Spirit fills the branch to capacity with life and love. A deacon is a special kind of branch. The ministry of a deacon is the tending of these doors. He works keep the hinges in working order, so that the doors may be always opened. The ministry of a deacon is also to be the expression of truth and the embodiment of grace, said the Bishop; he is to be one who receives the deposit of the compassionate heart of Christ, and the grace through the power of the Holy Spirit to disperse that compassion to all who need it. It is a compassion so vast that it can never be used up. Boyles ministry follows that of Ben Pfeil, who led the St. Marys congregation for 20 years, until his health forced him into retirement; he passed away earlier this year. After pursuing his course of self-study for the role of deacon, Boyles had been interviewed by the Bishop, who was satisfied that he met the requirements of the Diocese to lead the congregation of St. Marys. As a deacon, Boyles will continue his course of study during his deaconship, and then be interviewed once more by the Bishop of the Diocese of Florida for the position of vicar, and if he receives the churchs approval, he will then become the vicar of St. Marys, a place where he believes he was called to stay, to lead and to serve for as long as he is needed. Your mother and father are smiling on you today, the Bishop told him. One can imagine that others as well are smiling, others whose voices were raised in past hymns, seeing that their children, their grandchildren and future generations now have a new special branch to tend the rest of the vine and see that its doors are open and its branches are receiving the Holy Spirit, so that the vine can continue thriving and growing as the body of Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 13, 2013.David Joseph Joe Boyles (in white robe, back to camera) stands before Bishop Charles Keyser in St. Marys Episcopal Church of Madison. Visiting church leaders for the ordination service included Don Woodrum, priest of St. Lukes Episcopal Church in Live Oak (seated, far left) and Deacon Jeannie Beyer of Grace Mission in Tallahassee. Bishop Charles Keyser is seated in front of Boyles, partially hidden. Joe Boyles Story cont. from 2B

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Path of Faith Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 7B Send us your church bulletin bloopers to: news@greenepublishing.com. Please include the name and location of church. The Rev. Merriwether spoke briefly, much to the delight of the audience. The pastor will preach his farewell message, after which the choir will sing, Break Forth Into Joy. During the absence of our pastor, we enjoyed the rare privilege of hearing a good sermon when J.F. Stubbs supplied our pulpit. Next Sunday Mrs. Vinson will be soloist for the morning service. The pastor will then speak on Its a Terrible Experience. Due to the Rectors illness, Wednesdays healing services will be discontinued until further notice. Stewardship Offertory: Jesus Paid It All The music for todays service was all composed by George Friedrich Handel in celebration of the 300th anniversary of his birth.

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8B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Path of Faith Story submitted If you enjoy good old-fashioned gospel sings, come on out to Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Hamburg, Saturday night, May 25, starting at 7 p.m., and enjoy several of your favorite hymns. Come back Sunday morning for our 51st Homecoming celebration, Sunday May 26, starting at 11 a.m. Rev. Rich Quackenbush, Retired Pastor of the United Methodist Church, is the guest pastor. Dinner on the grounds will follow. Ebenezer Methodist Church was founded in 1840. The original church, constructed of logs, was down the hill and west of the current site and is now occupied by the cemetery. The present structure was erected in 1901. John R. Wilson, Sr. and Thomas L.H. Rykard helped with the construction. The hand made pulpit, flower stands (used ages ago for lamps), alter, and pews are as they were when the sanctuary was constructed. The chandelier (still in use) was given to the church around 1905 by Mrs. S.B. Mays, mother of D.H. Mays, Sr. of Madison. Some of the early families were, Arnold, Bunting, Burnett, Clark, Cooper, Crane, Drew, Edwards, Flowers, Gaston, Hammerly, Harrell, Hinton, Hughey, Kirby, Loper, Manning, Martin, Mays, Morrow, McCardle, McClellan, McDaniel, Overstreet, Paul, Pridgeon, Ragland, Rykard, Sale, Smith, Tooke, Vance, Vann, Wilson, Watts and Will. Many of whom are resting in the cemetery. Regular services were held at the church until 1940, with the late Rev. L.P. Driskell serving as the last pastor, The church sat idle until 1962 when George F. Burnett, Sr., one of the Trustees, whose parents worshiped here, realized the need for a new roof and painting. He shared the need with his friends and family who once worshiped at Ebenezer. They made sufficient donations to re-roof and paint the inside and outside. George Burnett, the Hugheys, Wilsons, Rykards and many members of the community joined in restoring the well, cleaning the grounds and Jesse Hughey refinished the chandelier, making the first homecoming on Sunday, July 29, 1962 possible. Homecoming is now held every year on the last Sunday in May. Everyone is invited to join us in our homecoming celebration. If you have any questions feel free to contact any of the Trustees, Frank Rykard, Carlton Burnette, Jenny Andrews, Brian Wilson, Eugene Davis or Gene Gaston.51st Homecoming for Ebenezer United Methodist Church Photo submittedEbenezer United Methodist Church of Hamburg will be celebrating its 51st Homecoming Service, Sunday, May 26.

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Path of Faith Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 9B Midway Church of God Honors Mothers Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, May 13, 2013.Mothers honored at Midway Church of God, include left to right: Betty Thomas, Margie Phillips, Carol Brooks, Annie Laura Thomas Libby Weaver, Sarah Anderson, Janie Ruth Penny, Edna Doyle, Janice Flowers and Bertha Jean Phillips, pictured from left to right, were honored on M others Day. Each mother received a book and a Gerber daisy to plant in her yard.

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Path of Faith Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 11B By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. A listening party for LifeSongs new album, Everyday Faith, is set for Saturday, May 25, at 7 p.m. at Shelbys Restaurant in Madison. The cost for the event will be $8.50 per person. The last time LifeSong held an event there it sold out and some had to be turned away, so they are encouraging everyone to RSVP as soon as possible to reserve a seat or table. RSVP by calling (850) 464-0114 or by visiting their website at www.lifesonggospel.com. Music starts at 7 p.m. and the group will be performing songs from their new CD. While an RSVP is suggested, it is not required. Walk-ins are welcome. LifeSong Listening Party Set For May 25 Photo SubmittedJessica Ratliff, Ethan Brooks and Bryant Thigpen of LifeSong.

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12B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Path of Faith