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Wed. May 29, 2013VOL. 49 NO. 43 www.greenepublishing.com 50 cents Index2 Sections, 24 Pages Local Weather Veiwpoints 2A From Page One3A Around 4-7A Sports 8A Classieds 10A Legals 11A School 9/12A Path of Faith Section BUSE YOUR SMART PHONE! SCAN ME! You can nd us onFacebook By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Local sherman found human remains on the Madison County side of the Suwannee River, just south of Highway 90, on Saturday afternoon, May 25. The Madison County Sheriffs Ofce said the remains were decomposed due to being in the river for an extended amount of time. At press time Tuesday morning, the remains had not been identied. It is believed that the remains may belong to a July 2012 drowning victim who was never recovered. This newspaper will give updates at www.greenepublishing.comas soon as we have them.Human Remains Found In River By Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. When Madison Emergency Management Director Tom Cisco asked the Rotary Club members how many of them had emergency supply kits ready at home, one person raised his hand. Thats about the same as the national average, Cisco quipped. It was one of the key points of his presentation. Whether you plan to weather the storm at home or go to a shelter, you need a few essential supplies gathered together in one place where you can grab them quickly if things go from bad to worse. In a smaller community like Madison, you could be on your own for a few days (after a major storm), he told the audience. Community resources could be stretched pretty thin...if you live out in the country, it could be days before someone can get out there to check on you. Also, if the major storm is a multiple-county disaster, state and federal disaster funds will go to the most densely populated counties rst. Thats just the way it is. S o, what should be in your emergency kit? Water and non-perishable food, at least three days worth. NOAA weather radio, available at WalMart, Radio Shack and several other retail stores. Flashlight and extra batteries for everything.Prepare With HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS EXPO June 3 Like swaths of angel hair, the thousands of ne lines on this map represent the historically recorded tracks of hurricanes that have hit the U.S. For a more detailed look at this map, visit the website http://csc.noaa.gov/hurricanes/# and click on the Hurricanes tab in the maps top left-hand corner. Eloise Glass Stewart will celebrate her 102nd birthday on Thursday, May 30. Mrs. Stewart celebrates 102 years with family and friends in Madison County. Eloise Glass Stewart Celebrates 102nd Birthday At 1:46 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, Madison 911 Center was notied of smoke coming from an upstairs apartment in the E building of Madison Heights Apartments. Madison Fire Rescue responded with two trucks including the new ladder truck and the Lee Volunteer Fire Department was called for support if needed. Responding units found that there had been a grease re on a stove but the residents had been able to put the re out with an extinguisher. There was supercial damage to the wall and cabinets next to the stove and clean-up was underway before the rst responders left the scene. The thermal imaging camera showed no hot spots. The Madison Police Department and Madison County Sheriffs Ofce had staff on scene also. No injuries were reported. At approximately 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, Madison 911 Center dispatched Madison Fire Rescue to a reported structure re at 221 Sinclair in the city of Madison. Arriving units found smoke coming from a window at the rear of the home and quickly contained the blaze. Madison County EMS, Madison Police Department and the Madison County Sheriffs Department assisted at the scene. It appears the cause of the re is electrical. The American Red Cross is being called to assist the family. No injuries were reported. At 6:59 p.m. on Monday, May 27, Greenville Fire Rescue was toned out by Madison 911 Center for a building on re and abrush re on Main Street just east of downtown Greenville. Fire units from Hamburg-Lovett and Madison Fire Rescue were also dispatched to the scene. A vacant brick building was destroyed by a re of unknown origin. Because of the circumstances the State Fire Marshal was called to investigate. The re in the building and in the surrounding grassy area was suppressed and no other buildings were in danger. Madison County Emergency Medical Services and Madison County Sheriffs deputies were also assisting. No injuries were reported.Apartment Damaged By Fire In MadisonPhoto submitted by Pat LightcapSinclair Street Structure FireStructure Fire In GreenvillePhoto submitted by Pat Lightcap Path of Faith Section BPlease See Prepare on Page 3A Photo submitted by Pat Lightcap

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High blood pressure does not just happen it is the result of a lifestyle that does not agree with what the body needs, throwing one's system out of balance. First of all, what is blood pressure exactly? Your doctor tells you two numbers, say 130 over 80 what do they mean? The rst or top number is the pressure or force the blood is exerting on the walls of the artery while the heart is contracting, and the bottom number is the pressure or force the blood is exerting on the walls of the artery when the heart is relaxing between beats, and lling up with blood. So, if the pressure is high, it means the arteries may be constricted or possibly partially blocked, which is why blood pressure is an easy way to detect potential cardiovascular risk factors. The bottom number is particularly telling, because if that number is higher than it should be when the heart is between beats, it is likely there is a problem. Normal blood pressure is considered to be 120/80, and most people get put on medication if their blood pressure rises to 140/90. I nd it interesting to note that in the primitive cultures that were studied in the 1920s and 30s, blood pressure tended to decline with age, rather than go up, as we are currently witnessing in Western society. Here is the Cliffs Notes version for lowering blood pressure naturally. Cut out all rened sugar and rened starch (our products like baked goods, pasta, crackers). Figure out what your major stresses are, and deal with them if possible, accept them if they are out of your control. Dwell on the good in your life, and what makes you happy, rather than dwelling on what upsets you. Exercise enough to make you feel good. Walking is enough for many, not enough for some. Drink half your bodyweight in pounds, in ounces of pure water each day Switch from using white and dry table salt to using gray and moist air-dried sea salt. Get adequate dark time each night, so melatonin, your rest and repair hormone can do its magic. Eat according to your metabolic type. There are two mechanisms by which eating too much sugar and our (which the body treats as sugar) increases blood pressure. First, diets high in rened sugar and starch cause a greater insulin response. High insulin increases heart rate, constricts blood vessels, and stimulates the sympathetic nervous system, all of which increases blood pressure. So, eat no sugar and rened carbohydrate, lower the insulin response, lower the blood pressure. I think that doctors that study their patient data have probably noticed that frequently high bloodpressure patients also have higher insulin levels. The other way in which eating easily digestible and rened carbohydrates increases blood pressure is by causing the kidneys to retain salt. The body then retains water in order to keep the blood sodium concentration constant. So water is not necessarily retained by consuming too much sodium, but rather by the easily digestible carbohydrates stopping the excretion of the sodium which is already there. So, stop eating the sugar and our products, the kidneys stop retaining salt, the body stops retaining water. A much healthier diuretic than a drug! John Hope, uh carpenter friend of mine who fought in Vietnam, askt if I would like ta go to the military commissary with eem. John was shot in the hip in that scrimmage. John dont like that name. It sounds like yer practicen fer the real thing. He says it seemed like uh real war to him. John got nerve damage n lost most of the use of that leg. Ive seen him stop walkn, take uh breath, n have sweat pop out from the pain. Then hed continue on. On the way to the commissary, John told me that the military insisted he collect disability. Fer 2 years he refused ta sign up. He said when he joined the military he offered his life. The pay would be uh safe America. He feels the same about uh injury. After 2 years John got uh idea. He decided to take the disability pay n use it ta help folks he considers genuinely unable, like them with head injuries er birth defects like downs. When we got to thuh commissary thuh parkn lot was full except fer disabled spaces. John drove uh block away ta nd uh regular parkn spot. I askt eem why he didnt take uh disabled spot. He said, Cracker, I dont consider myself disabled. I m reabled. Im just uh little slower. he said he liked ta save them spots fer them in wheel chairs n them thats kind enough ta push um. John lled up 2 carts with groceries n supplies. I said it looked like hed have enough fer quite uh spell. Then John told me he already had plenty at home. This was fer shut ins around the neighbor hood. I said, John, Im right proud you askt me ta come along with yuh Sincerely yourn Cracola OLustee (Cracker fer short)www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 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...?REABLED About twenty years ago, an aspiring eld grade ofcer studying with the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) at Monterrey, CA was given approval to put together a series of case studies in his specialty eld, special military operations. Bill McRaven chose eight such case studies dating over four decades, traveled to the sites, and interviewed surviving crewmembers. His work was sufciently unique and researched to justify publication. That was accomplished by Presidio Press in 1995 under the title Spec Ops Case Studies in Special Operations Warfare: Theory and Practice. I recommend it to any student of military history and practice who wants to better understand the principles and execution of special operations missions. What makes this book even more interesting is that today, Bill McRaven is a full admiral and commands United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) headquartered at MacDill AFB in Tampa. Thats right; he is the chief snake eater, the moniker given to special operators by their more conventional military brethren. Two years ago before assuming command of SOCOM, McRaven orchestrated the bin Laden mission from Afghanistan into Pakistan that led to the assassination of the al-Qaeda leader. The eight case studies that McRaven chose are an interesting combination. Six take place in World War II; one is from Vietnam; and the last is the 1976 Israeli raid on Entebbe, Uganda. Of the rst six, two are by the Germans; one by the Italians; two by the British; and one by Americans in The Philippines. Of the eight, four are rescue operations; three are maritime attacks; and one was a glider operation to disable a fort, paving the way for the German invasion of France in 1940. McRaven identies six principles of special military operations (simplicity, security, repetition, surprise, speed, and purpose) and then examines each case study with respect to these principles. As best as I can tell, no one before McRaven had articulated these principles in a scholarly study. From the cases that McRaven studied, rescue would appear to be a particular mission where special operations forces are frequently called to organize and execute. These four cases were: the rescue of Mussolini by Skorzeny in 1943; the rescue of POWs from Cabanatuan (The Philippines) in January 1945; the Son Tay, North Vietnam raid in 1970; and the Entebbe raid to free hostages from a hijacked airliner. Interestingly, this last case study was led by the older brother of Israels Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Jonathon who was a casualty of the mission he planned on short notice and successfully led. As I look back at the choices that McRaven made to study twenty years ago, there are several that I would have liked to see considered. One was the failed April 1980 attempt to rescue the diplomatic hostages from the American Embassy in Tehran. I think there are important lessons to be learned from failure as there are from success. Another was the Israeli athlete hostages by Arab terrorists from the Munich Olympics. Again, I nd it interesting that these and other examples were rescue missions. Special Operators are not held in high esteem by their conventional brethren. By denition, they dont play be conventional rules. Theyve had to ght for their very existence. In fact, the aftermath of the failed Tehran mission was instrumental in the evolution that led to the creation of USSOCOM. Again, out of failure is provided many lessons on how to improve future organization and operations. Special operations are becoming increasingly in vogue as the best solution to the modern terrorist threat. As we draw down conventional strength in Afghanistan over the next two years, expect Special Ops to become even more actively involved in countering our nations enemies in that war-torn nation and in those across North Africa. Its ironic that Vice President Biden argued for this formula four years ago just after the Obama Administration took ofce. Bill McRaven is that rare combination of warrior-scholar-leader. David Petraeus is another. When they rise to the top of their profession, the country and our troops are in good hands. The Raven Studies

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 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 2013 973-4141(Fax) 973-4121P.O. Drawer 772 Madison, FLIt Pays To Advertise AS Prepare Cont. From Page 1AFirst aid kit. Toiletries and any prescription medications you need. Full gas tank and important documents. If you decide you need to evacuate, you should already know which roads you will take, and you should leave in plenty of time so that you dont get trapped in last-minute trafc. If you have pets, you should already have advance arrangements made for them, as well as a pet supply emergency kit (food, water, medications). What are the chances that Madison will be hit by a major storm? First, lets look at tornadoes: There have been a couple of well-known tornado disasters in Madisons history, but the county has had 15 tornado strikes since 1968. That is less than Texas, which has the most tornados in the country, and more than Alaska, which has the fewest. The most tornado strikes ever recorded in one month in the entire country was 513, during May of 2003. Tornadoes strike with the least amount of warning (sometimes with none at all), but even a few minutes lead-time is better than nothing. An alert on a NOAA radio or WMFL is the best bet. Madison County does not have a community siren alert, but Cisco is working on getting a mass call-out system capable of sending out 60,000 automated calls in less than a minute. Right now, Madisons Emergency Ops Center works with a mass email system and a small call list. Now, lets look at hurricanes: Madison hasnt been hit by a major hurricane in recent memory, and a historical weather map showing hurricane landfalls on the Florida coast since 1950 reveal a sizable gap in the big bend area of the Gulf Coast and another on the top half of the Atlantic Coast. Does that mean there is some special geographical protection for North Central Florida? According to Cisco, no. It means, if anything, that Madison is statistically overdue. Its not a matter of if, but when, he said. Additionally, because of the rounded bay shape of the Big Bend coast and the shallow seas of the continental shelf extending far out into the Gulf, a major storm hitting Florida at that location could inundate Taylor County as far inland as Perry. Another map showing the tracks of every recorded hurricane that has hit the U.S. since people began keeping such records, shows the entire state Florida virtually obliterated by crisscrossing storm tracks (see the Hurricane History map accompanying this story). So, it certainly doesnt look as if there is any special protection for Madison County from a geographical or historical standpoint. Now the fun part: The rst ever HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS EXPO: To better educate Madison residents about being prepared, the Madison County Emergency Management Center and NFCC are holding a HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS EXPO Monday, June 3, 6:30 p.m. at the Van H. Priest auditorium. It is free and open to the public, and will provide a wealth of information about storm preparedness and answer questions people may have. The EXPO was the other key element of Ciscos Rotary appearance, i.e., getting the word out and inviting the people of Madison to come out to the Van H. Priest auditorium Monday evening, June 3, for the rst of what will be an annual event at the start of hurricane season from now on. WCTVs Chief Meteorologist Mike McCall will emcee the event. There will be two or three speakers discussing various aspects of emergency management, and nearly 20 exhibitor display booths inside to give out information and answer any questions people may have. Outside the auditorium, the countys emergency response vehicles will be on display, something that is always a favorite with the children. Mark your calendar for Monday evening, June 3, 6:30 p.m. at the Van H. Priest Auditorium. For more information about the Expo, call (850) 973-3698. Madison Countys EMS Director Tom Cisco promotes the HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS EXPO, June 3, 6:30 p.m. at Van H. Priest Auditorium, and discusses the need to be prepared for an emergency even when there are no storms brewing on the horizon.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, Greene Publishing, Inc. 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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 2013 4A Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY 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. June 2Pine Grove Baptist Church will host LifeSong in concert at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. The concert is free. A love offering will be received. June 8Greenville High School reunion will be held at the home of Richard and Lou Miller, located at 4741 NW US 221 in Greenville, and is open to anyone who ever attended Greenville High School. Community Calendar BAILEY MONUMENT CO 740252 By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. Madison County Emergency Management, along with North Florida Community College and the Madison County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism, will be hosting a hurricane and disaster preparedness conference/expo. This conference will allow residents of Madison and the surrounding counties to learn more about how to be better prepared for the upcoming hurricane season. Special guest speakers for the event are Bryan Koon, Director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management, Christine Urban, of the SBDC, and Jeff Evans from the National Weather Service. Exhibitors for the expo include: Duke Energy, Tri County Electric, American Red Cross, National Weather Service, EMS, Fire, Sheriffs Department, City of Madison Police Department, Chamber of Commerce, Salvation Army, City of Madison, Division of Forestry, Madison County Health Department and Small Business Development Council. The conference is open to the public and will be held on Monday, June 3, at 6:30 p.m. at Van. H. Priest Auditorium. Hurricane & Disaster PreparednessConference To Be Held

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Madison County Carrier 5AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, May 4, 2013Everything Pecan held its grand opening on Saturday, May 4. Surrounded by family, friends and dignitaries, Sharon Benoit, busin ess owner, said that the new business is proud to be part of Lees growing community. Everything Pecan is located inside the Lee Business Complex. Everything Pecan Hosts Grand Opening Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, May 17, 2013George Pridgeon holds what is supposed to be a replica of the Madison County Courthouse in his hands. 1n 1958, Greenville challenged Madison in basketball and the boys from Madison told Greenville that, if they won, they would give the courthouse to Greenville. Greenville won the game and the fellows from Madison came through and sent them this wooden courthouse. Madison Gives Courthouse To Greenville Were Online! Check us out!

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 2013 6A Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Electrical res remain one of the top causes of home structure res, according to a new report by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). The Home Electrical Fires report estimates that an electrical failure or malfunction factored in 45,000 to 55,000 home structure res reported to the U.S. re departments every year since 2000. These res, which account for 13 percent of total home structure res, resulted in annual losses of 455 civilian deaths, 1,500 civilian injuries and $1.5 billion in direct property damage during 2007-2011. Any type of equipment that uses electrical power can have an electrical failure or malfunction. Electrical distribution or lighting equipment accounted for 48 percent of home electrical res in 2007-2011. Arcing appears to account for most home electrical res, outnumbering overheating by at least 2-to-1 and as much as 7-to-1. NFPA is marking National Electrical Safety Month (May) by reminding the public to be aware of the risks associated with the use of electricity, and providing safety tips and information to assist individuals in taking steps to reduce the risk of home electrical res. Other key ndings in the report have to do specically with home structure res involving electrical distribution or lighting equipment, including: 63 percent involved wiring and related equipment. 74 percent cited some type of electrical failure or malfunction. Nearly half (44 percent) of civilian deaths were caused by res that began in the bedroom, living room, family room, or den. Wire or cable insulation was the item rst ignited in 32 percent of electrical distribution or lighting equipment home structure res. Electrical res are a risk that homeowners should bear in mind when reviewing re dangers, says Lorraine Carli, NFPAs vice president of communications. By taking early action to eliminate electrical hazards in your household and following safety guidelines, the chances of having a home electrical re can be signicantly reduced. NFPA is offering the following electrical safety tips: Replace damaged or loose electrical cords. Avoid running extension cords across doorways or under carpets. In homes with small children, make sure your home has tamper-resistant (TR) receptacles. Consider having additional circuits or outlets added by a qualied electrician so you do not have to use extension cords. Follow the manufacturers instructions for plugging an appliance into a receptacle outlet. Avoid overloading outlets. Plug only one highwattage appliance into each receptacle outlet at a time. If outlets or switches feel warm, frequent problems with blowing fuses or tripping circuits, or ickering or dimming lights, call a qualied electrician. Place lamps on level surfaces, away from things that can burn and use bulbs that match the lamps recommended wattage. Make sure your home has ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) in the kitchen, bathroom(s), laundry, basement, and outdoor areas. Arc-fault circuit interrupters (AFCIs) should be installed in your home to protect electrical outlets. When you are buying, selling, or remodeling a home, have it inspected by a qualied electrician. NFPA has been the developer and publisher of NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC) since 1911. The NEC continues to be the most widely used code for the built environment in the world, establishing the standard for safe electrical installations. The code has been adopted in almost every state in the U.S., in many territories, and in several countries. The 2014 Edition of the NEC will be available in fall 2013. About the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) NFPA is a worldwide leader in re, electrical, building, and life safety. The mission of the international nonprot organization founded in 1896 is to reduce the worldwide burden of re and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. NFPA develops more than 300 codes and standards to minimize the possibility and effects of re and other hazards. All NFPA codes and standards can be viewed at no cost at www.nfpa.org/freeaccess. NFPA Provides Fire Tips During National Electrical Safety MonthNearly 50,000 home fires involved electrical failures or malfunctions every year.

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By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. In the aftermath of the 2012 presidential election, where Florida faced national scrutiny for delayed counts and horribly long lines statewide, Governor Rick Scott has signed a new bill that should remedy these issues. On Tuesday, May 21, Governor Scott signed a bill that will allow election supervisors to hold up to 14 early voting days, with required a minimum of eight early voting days. This also includes the option to hold early voting the Sunday before Election Day, an option that was previously prohibited after a 2011 bill that Scott signed. The 2011 bill not only prohibited Sunday voting, but also cut back early voting from 14 to eight days. The new law will go into effect on January 1, 2014. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Madison County Carrier 7AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY By Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. Rotarian Wayne Conger, speaking as the clubs soon-to-be president, spoke to the members at a recent meeting about what he would like to see as the local organizations goals and aspirations for the future, as well as some of the positive things Rotary International was achieving world-wide. One of the most important positives on the Rotary International front is the Polio Plus Program, a campaign seeking to eradicate the disease from the face of the planet. Since 1985, Rotary International has led the private sector in a massive effort to vaccinate hundreds of millions of children worldwide, in a campaign that has become a model of public/private cooperation and seen one country after another over the years join the ranks of the polio-free. To date, Rotary clubs around the world have donated over $1 billion and provided huge numbers of volunteers to the effort. Recently, India joined the ranks of polio-free nations, and the disease remains endemic in only three remaining countries: Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria. Only a few weeks ago, one case surfaced in Somalia, but the Polio Plus endeavor was able to mobilize a massive vaccination program and inoculate over 350,000 children before the disease went any further. In Madison, Conger says he would like to see the club grow and prosper in the community, citing the curious fact that while Rotary Clubs worldwide were gaining in membership, those in the U.S. were declining. It is something he believes is due to too many new members joining without the necessary dedication or understanding of what is required, then dropping out when they discover that its not for them. Going back to the old way of a two or three person committee meeting with prospective new members and explaining what the club is about and what the expectations are, as well as requiring the new prospects to attend several consecutive meetings before they become members, will give them a better idea of what Rotary is about and whether or not they have the time and motivation for Service Above Self. In the long run, he believes this would mean fewer dropouts. Another thing successful Rotary Clubs have in common is immediately engaging new members and getting them involved in service projects/committees that get them out into the community. That is important to not only new members, but to all the members, and the club as a whole. The Service Above Self is a concept I like to see us take to heart, said Conger. He would like to get more members to get into the habit of volunteering for worthwhile projects on Saturdays as well as during the week; the fellowship and camaraderie of weekday events like the chili dinner and prime-rib fundraisers being extended to weekend events is something he hopes to see in the near future. In the coming months, he wants to focus on five areas of service, some in cooperation with Rotary International and some local. First is the worldwide peace and conflict resolution that includes activities all over the world; second, disease prevention and health, both at home and abroad; the clean water project, another cooperative, global effort that provides clean water and sanitation systems for communities in underdeveloped countries; maternal and child health in the community, and basic education and literacy. As upcoming president, his specific goals are to bring in at least two new members, partner with other local civic clubs like Kiwanis and the Lions Club, helping each other out behind the scenes in their common goals of community service, partner with other nearby Rotary Clubs in joint projects, and make connections with young people in high school, getting them involved as well, perhaps through a Rotary-sponsored Interact Club. Ultimately, it comes down to going out into the community more, getting even more involved in helping people, and getting the Rotary name out there so people know what the club is all about. The motto Service Above Self is like the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag, more than something recited over and over. Engage Rotary, Change Lives. he said. It means dedicating ourselves to it and taking it to heart.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 15, 2013Engage Rotary, Change Lives. Upcoming Rotary President Wayne Conger discusses what he would like to see the club achieve in the community.Madison Rotary: Engage Rotary, Change Lives New Bill Extends Early Voting Got newsStraight from the horses mouth?We Do!The Madison County Carrier &Madison Enterprise Recorder

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 2013 8A Madison County CarrierSPORTS By Fran Hunt Special to Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison County Cowboys wrapped up the season on a 17-10 record, and the cumulative statistics for the Cowboys have been released. They illustrated some very impressive numbers. As a team, at the plate, the Cowboys carried a .303 batting average, with 932 plate appearances, 743 at-bats, 1213 runs, 225 hits, 166 RBIs, 54 doubles, three triples, 18 homeruns, 10 sacrice ies, eight sacrice hits/bunts, 132 walks, 180 strikeouts, 39 hit by pitches, 42 reach on errors, 25 elders choice, an on base percentage of .429, a slugging average of .456, and 612 stolen bases. DJ McKnight had a batting average of .358, with 107 plate appearances, 81 at-bats, 30 runs, 29 hits, 34 RBIs, nine doubles, one triple, eight homeruns, three sacrice ies, 22 walks, 25 strikeouts, one hit by pitch, one reach on error, an on base percentage of .486, a slugging average of .790, and seven stolen bases. Akevious Williams had a batting average of .333, with 85 plate appearances, 69 at-bats, 19 runs, 23 hits, 13 RBIs, four doubles, one triple, one sacrice y, 15 walks, 15 strikeouts, six reach on errors, ve elder choice, an on base percentage of .447, a slugging average of .420, and 10 stolen bases. Wayne Driggers had a batting average of .167, with 19 plate appearances, 12 at-bats, ve runs, two hits, three RBIs, one sacrice y, two walks, four strikeouts, four hit by pitches, two reach on errors, one elders choice, an on base percentage of .421, a slugging average of .167, and one stolen base. Jake Latner had a batting average of .353, with 108 plate appearances, 85 at0-bats, 27 runs, 30 hits, 22 RBIs, seven doubles, one homerun, two sacrice hits/bunts, 19 walks, 22 strikeouts, two hit by pitches, six reach on errors, four elders choice, an on base percentage of .481, a slugging average of .471, and 10 stolen bases. Ethan Sevor had a batting average of .200, with ve plate appearances, ve at-bats, one hit, two strikeouts, and an on base percentage and a slugging average of .200. Taylor Howell had a batting average of .264, with 87 plate appearances, 72 at-bats, 13 runs, 19 hits, 14 RBIs, ve doubles, one homerun, eight walks, 13 strikeouts, seven hit by pitches, three reach on errors, two elders choice, an on base percentage of .391, a slugging average of .375, and three stolen bases. Drew Richardson had a batting average of .167, with 30 plate appearances, 24 at-bats, 10 runs, four hits, three RBIs, one double, one sacrice hit/bunt, four walks, six strikeouts, one hit by pitch, four reach on errors, an on base percentage of .310, a slugging average of .208, and three stolen bases. Cody Lange had a batting average of .250, with nine plate appearances, eight at-bats, three runs, two hits, two strikeouts, one hit by pitch, an on base percentage of .333, and a slugging average of .250. Chad Oliver had a batting average of .368, with 87 plate appearances, 68 at-bats, 20 runs, 25 hits, 14 RBIs, one double, three sacrice hits/bunts, 13 walks, ve strikeouts, three hit by pitches, ve reach on errors, two elders choice, an on base percentage of .488, a slugging average of .382, and 11 stolen bases. Jarrod Burns had a batting average of .224, with 92 plate appearances, 76 at-bats, 20 runs, 17 hits, 19 RBIs, three doubles, three homeruns, one sacrice y, ve walks, 21 strikeouts, 10 hit by pitches, two reach on errors, four elders choice an on base percentage of .348, a slugging average of .382, and six stolen bases. Brandon Hammond had a batting average of .222, with 74 plate appearances, 54 at-bats, 14 runs, 12 hits, six RBIs, two doubles, one homerun, one sacrice y, one sacrice hit/bunt, 12 walks, 20 strikeouts, six hit by pitches, three reach on errors, an on base percentage of .411, a slugging average of .315, and two stolen bases. Nic Tyson had a batting average of .286, with eight plate appearances, seven at-bats, three runs, two hits, one RBI, one double, one walk, one strikeout, one elders choice, an on base percentage of .375, and a slugging average of .429. Alex Tyson had a batting average of .143, with 10 plate appearances, seven at-bats, four runs, one hit, one RBI, three walks, three strikeouts, one reach on error, an on base percentage of .400, and a slugging average of .143. Zack Money had a batting average of .338, with 87 plate appearances, 74 at-bats, 18 runs, 25 hits, 13 RBIs, 11 doubles, one triple, one homerun, one sacrice y, 12 walks, 21 strikeouts, two reach on errors, two elders choice, an on base percentage of .425, a slugging average of .554, and four stolen bases. Patrick Bowen had a batting average of .355, with 113 plate appearances, 93 at-bats, 27 runs, 33 hits, 22 RBIs, 10 doubles, three homeruns, one sacrice y, 15 walks, 19 strikeouts, four hit by pitches, three reach on errors, three elders choice, an on base percentage of .460, a slugging average of .559, and four stolen bases. Garrett Holman had a batting average of .000, with eight plate appearances, ve at-bats, one RBI, one sacrice y, one sacrice hit/bunt, one walk, one strikeout, an on base percentage of .143, and a slugging average of .000. On the eld the Cowboys had a elding percentage of .903, with 679 total chances, 531 putouts, 82 assists, 667 errors, 11 double plays, and 11 runners caught stealing. McKnight had a elding percentage of .946, with 37 total chances, 35 putouts, two errors, and two caught stealing. Williams had a elding percentage of .970, with 33 total chances, 32 putouts, one error, and one caught stealing. Driggers had a elding percentage of .333, with three total chances, one putout, and two errors. Latner had a elding percentage of .90, with 20 total chances, 19 putouts, one error, and two caught stealing. Burns had a elding percentage of 1.000, with one total chances, and one assist. Sevor had a elding percentage of 1.000, with one total chance, and one putout. Howell had a elding percentage of .794, with 63 total chances, 41 putouts, nine assists, and 13 errors. Richardson had a elding percentage of .818, with 11 total chances, three putouts, six assists, and two errors. Lange had a elding percentage of .333, with six total chances, two putouts, and four errors. Oliver had a elding percentage of .833, with 72 total chances, 43 putouts, 17 assists, 12 errors, two double plays, and three caught stealing. Burns had a elding percentage of .771, with 48 total chances, 22 putouts, 15 assists, 11 errors, and three double plays. Hammond had a elding percentage of .820, with 61 total chances, 31 putouts, 19 assists, 11 errors, and four double plays. Nic Tyson had a elding percentage of 1.000, with six total chances, and six putouts. Alex Tyson had a elding percentage of 1.000, with one total chance, and one putout. Money had a elding percentage of .967, with 92 total chances, 81 putouts, eight assists, three errors, two double plays, and one runner caught stealing. Bowen had a elding percentage of .986, with 218 total chances, 208 putouts, seven assists, three errors, and three caught stealing. Holman had a elding percentage of .833, with six total chances, ve putouts, and one error. On the mound, the Cowboys had an earned run average of 2.77, with 17 wins, 10 losses, three saves, 179.2 innings pitched, 179 hits, 128 runs, 71 of which were earned, 111 walks, 202 strikeouts, two doubles, two homeruns, 869 batters faced, 740 at-bats,. a batting average of .242, an on base percentage of .354, 18 wild pitches, 18 hit by pitches, one balk, one putout, and 30 stolen bases, on 2,893 pitches. McKnight had an earned run average of 2.28, with one win, two losses, one save, 15.1 innings pitched, 11 hits, seven runs, ve of which were earned, 13 walks, 19 strikeouts, 68 batters faced, 55 atbats, a batting average of .200, an on base percentage of .353, four wild pitches, and four stolen bases, on 248 pitches. Williams had an earned run average of 6.63, with a win/loss record of 0-0, 6.1 innings pitched, eight hits, six runs, al of which were earned, six walks, nine strikeouts, 33 batters faced, 26 at-bats, a batting average of .308, an on base percentage of .455, one hit by pitch, and two stolen bases, on 107 pitches Driggers had an earned run average of 10.50, with 1.1 innings pitched, three hits, three runs, two of which were earned, two walks, one strikeout, 10 batters faced, eight at-bats, a batting average of .375, and an on base percentage of .500. Sevor had a batting average of 2.33, with three innings pitched, three hits, one run, which was earned, no walks, two strikeouts, 13 batters faced, 12 at-bats, a batting average of .250, an on base percentage of .308, and one hit by pitch, on 39 pitches. Howell had an earned run average of 4.41, with a win/loss record of 5-3, 47.2 innings pitched, 53 hits, 40 runs, 30 of which were earned, 26 walks, 32 strikeouts, one double, one homerun, 228 batters faced, 195 at-bats, a batting average of .272, an on base percentage of .377, three wild pitches, seven hit by pitches, and one stolen base, on 701 pitches. Richardson had an earned run average of 3.00, with a win/loss record of 1-0, 4.2 innings pitched, seven hits, three runs, two of which were earned, one walk, three strikeouts, one homerun, 21 batters faced, 20 at-bats, a batting average of .350, and an on base percentage of .381, on 53 pitches. Burns had an earned run average of 1.17, with a win/loss record of 1-2, 18 innings pitched, 18 hits, 12 runs, three of which were earned, nine walks, 23 strikeouts, one double, 83 batters faced, 73 at-bats, a batting average of .247, an on base percentage of .337, two wild pitches, one hit by pitch, and four stolen bases, on 197 pitches. Hammond had an earned run average of 0.00, with one inning pitched, three hits, ve runs, two walks, no strikeouts, 11 batters faced, nine at-bats, a batting average of .333, an on base percentage of .455, and two stolen bases on 33 pitches. Alex Tyson had an earned run average of 2.49, with a win/loss record of 2-1, two saves, 19.2 innings pitched, 22 hits, 12 runs, seven of which were earned, 10 walks, 25 strikeouts, 95 batters faced, 85 at-bats, a batting average of .259, an on base percentage of .337, three wild pitches, one balk, and ve stolen bases, on 358 pitches. Money had an earned run average of 1.68, with a win/loss record of 7-2, 62.2 innings pitched, 51 hits, 39 runs, 15 of which were earned, 42 walks, 88 strikeouts, 307 batters faced, 257 at-bats, a batting average of .198, an on base percentage of .329, six wild pitches, eight hit by pitches, one putout, and 12 stolen bases, on 1,157 pitches.Cowboys Season StatsA nearly full eld of 72 golfers participated in the 3rd Annual B.F. Killingsworth Gator Golf Classic held Monday, May 20, at Madison Country Club. We would like to congratulate our winners for a great victory and our sponsors for everything they do to make this event so possible, said tournament director Mike Noreet. At the early morning rules announcement, Noreet explained to the rst ight participants If you want to play in this event next year, youd better get your name on the list now. This event will ll up in 2014. The Gator Golf Classic, created about eight years ago by B.F. Killingsworth, has raised well over $75,000 for scholarships of local students to attend the University of Florida. Players entered as four-person teams. Scoring for the winners was based on lowest net scores for the top three, and low gross score for rst place. First Place Low Gross was the team of Chuck Tent, Jo Hayes, Jeff French and Eddie Appling shooting an impressive 50.3. First Place Net found the foursome of Mike Ragans, Trent Ragans, Clayte McWilliams and Dr. Willie Miles. The group shot an adjusted score of 52.9. The Second Place net team was from Madison County Community Bank and featured players Willy Gamalero, Jim Flournoy, Chris Day and John Dietrich shooting a score of 54.4. The team of John Haire, Morris Haire, Ted Beggs and Gene McClamma shot a 55.0 net score to land Third Place Net. Longest Putt was won by Ted Beggs, Longest Drive Champion was John Coleman and Closest to the Pin was Kevin Greene. The Gator faithful volunteers would like to sincerely thank the following sponsors for their dedicated support: Walts Live Oak Ford, We Insure Florida, Farm Bureau, Leigh Bareld, Lisa Tuten, Tim Sanders, Tommy Hardee, Ben Stewart, Rudy and Ann M. Hamrick, Dale and Carol Gibson, Beggs Funeral Home, Hall's Tire and Mufer, North Florida Financial Merle Norman, Madison Dental, Mink Chiropractic, Bailey Browning, Capital City Bank, Wetzel Blair, Gene Rutherford Construction, Clemons, Rutherford & Associates, Darbi and Associates, Madison Vet, Allied Therapy, Coleburn Enterprises Door prizes were donated by: L&W Seafood, Madison Starter and Alternator, Studstill Lumber, Denny's, Walmart, Rancho Grande, Austin's Cattle Company, Chick--A, Tri-County, Texas Roadhouse, Outback Steakhouse, Madison Sporting Goods and Pawn, Lake Park of Madison, Pizza Hut, AFLAC, Lindsay Fico, Bank of America, Madison County Community Bank. Busy Bee, UF Foundation Donations were received from: Little Debbie/ Larry Olive, Nestle Waters, Bruce, Teresa, Christopher and Whitney Howell, Stewart's Automotive, Greene Publishing. Jimbob Printing, Connor's Signs, TT's Cakes and More, Harveys, Winn-Dixie, Kim Brandies, Kathy Norwood. Also a BIG thank you to the Madison County Country Club, Stefanie Thomas, Tim Sanders, Mike and Nida Noreet and the Killingsworth and Turner families.3rd Annual B.F. Killingsworth Gator Golf Classic Winners

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Madison County Carrier 9ASCHOOL TAKE ACTION By Fran Hunt Special to Greene Publishing, Inc. Aucilla Christian Academy senior Jay Finlayson recently received an academic scholarship from Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Ga., and he signed a national letter of commitment to play basketball while in attendance there. He explained that Covenant is a Division-3 school and did not have athletic scholarships, but he was able to compete for academic scholarships, and won a pretty good scholarship package. I was also selected as an alternate for the main scholarship package. With the package I did receive and several smaller scholarships, it will cover most of my four-year education, he said. Im really excited to be able to go and play basketball for Covenant, said Jay. I fell in love with the campus, the students, and the staff when I was there. It just felt like the place for me. Jay plans to study business while at Covenant, and upon graduation he plans to come back and manage the family farm and hopefully open a forestry business as well. He has maintained a 4.0 grade point average throughout high school. In his senior year at ACA, he received an award for the highest grade point average (GPA) in physics, as well as the Presidential Award for Academic Excellence. To qualify for this award a student must have a GPA of 90 or above and must score higher than the 90th percentile in math or reading on the Stanford Achievement Test or higher than the 90th percentile overall on the ACT or the SAT. He was also a Senior Honor and Beta graduate, who received both the Gold Beta Cord and a White Honors Cord. Jay was also one of four ACA seniors who qualied to receive the $12,000 Bright Future Florida Academic Scholars Award. He also was one of 24 Florida seniors named to the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Academic All-State Team, who received a $1,000 scholarship. To be eligible for selection to the Academic All-State Team, a student-athlete must be a graduating senior, have a cumulative unweighted grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, and have earned a varsity letter in at least two different sports during each of his or her junior and senior years. The members were selected based on academic record, athletic participation, non-athletic activities, community service and an essay. The 24 members came from an applicant pool of more than 240 qualied candidates from the Associations 685 member high schools. While attending Aucilla, Jay earned four varsity letters in basketball and cross country, as well as one in football. He was active in student government and participated in Beta Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Brain Bowl, all four years of high school. He is active in the community through his youth group at First United Methodist Church of Monticello, and he sings in the choir. He has volunteered and helped during past community Thanksgiving Day dinners, and he has helped with Southern Music Rising in all its previous years. Jay is the son of Mac and Mary Beth Finlayson of Greenville.Signs Letter Of Commitment to Play BasketballPhoto SubmittedAucilla Christian Academy senior Jay Finlayson recently signed his national letter of commitment to play basketball for Covenant College, where he was awarded a sizable academic scholarship package. Pictured from left to right are ACA Basketball Coach Dan Nennstiel, Mac Finlayson, Jay Finlayson, and Mary Beth Finlsyon. Jay Finlayson Receives Academic S cholarship SUBSCRIBE Fill out the form below and send it in to:Greene Publishing, Inc.P.O. Drawer 772 Madison, FL 32341With money order or check payment made out to Greene Publishing, Inc. in the amount for the In or Out-of-County rate $35 In County $45 Out-of-County Name:_________________________________ Address:________________________________ _______________________________________ City:___________________________________ State:_______________ Zip:_______________ Phone:___________________________________

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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 HELP WANTED HELP WANTED HELP WANTED Buy, Sell or Trade In The ClassiedsCall 973-4141 Call 973-4141One Mans Junk Is Another Mans Treasure www.greenepublishing.com SERVICES Classifieds . . 10A Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Check us out on-line www.greenepublishing.com FLORIDA PRESS SERVICES, INC. STATEWIDE CLASSIFIED PROGRAM STATEWIDE CLASSIFIED ADS FOR 5/27/2013 THROUGH 6/2/2013Pageant 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 4 children's off white dress, worn as ower girl dress, lace work around bodice, pretty lace work at bottom, cap sleeves $25. 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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 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 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. 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MOECKER AUCTIONS Bankruptcy Auction L & H Electric, Inc. June 6 @ 10am 9355 W. Okeechobee Rd #13, Hialeah, Fl 33016 Electrical Contracting Company assets: Bobcat, Vehicles, Trailer, Tools, Greenlee Cable Puller 6800, Transfer Switches, Inventory, Job Boxes, Testing Equip., Generators, Welders & More! www.moeckerauctions.com (800) 840-BIDS 10%-13%BP, $100 ref. cash dep. Subj to conrm. Chapter 7 Case No.: 1314294-RAM AB-1098 AU-3219, Eric Rubin. 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: One Cent Raise after 6 and 12 months. $0.03 Enhanced Quarterly Bonus. Daily or Weekly Pay, Hometime Options. CDL-A, 3 months OTR exp. 800-414-9569 www.driveknight.com. YOUR NEW DRIVING JOB IS ONE PHONE CALL AWAY! Experienced CDL-A Drivers and Recent Grads Excellent Benets, Weekly Hometime. 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Applicant must possess strong skills in all Microsoft software and QuickBooks 2013. A high school diploma and experience as secretary or in ofce management are required. Applicant must have excellent communications skills in spoken and written English. Submit resume and county application to the County Extension Ofce at 2729 W. Washington St. by June 6, 2013. 5/29-6/5,cAdvent Christian Village Current JOBS Line Advertisement call 658-5627 or visit www.acvillage.net 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week Find a Job / Become Part of a Community FT & PT LPN / RN Direct Care Unrestricted Florida license & knowledge of LTC regs required, prior experience in long-term care setting a plus. FT night shifts available. Excellent benets package / competitive wages. Apply in person at Personnel Ofce Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., or fax resume / credentials to (386) 658-5160. EOE / Drug-Free Workplace / Criminal background checks required.5/29, 6/5, c Marshall Health NOW HIRING! 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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 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 5/22, 5/29 BID NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Madison County, Florida will be accepting bids for the following: Furnishing all necessary materials, equipment, labor and supervision including maintenance of Trafc (MOT) to: to construct drainage, roadway and intersection improvements and resurfacing, including all work required by the FDOT Drive way Permit, as outlined in the Specications and shown in the Construction Plans prepared for Madison County and designated as NW Pickle Lane Intersection Im provements Construction Plans, dated April, 2013, and known as Project No. FY 2013 05. Bids may be submitted to the Board of County Commissioners by depositing same at the Board ofce located in Ofce 219 at the Madison County Courthouse Annex, 229 SW Pinckney Street, Madison, Florida 32340, or Post Ofce Box 539, Madison, Florida 32341 any time prior to 5:00 PM on Friday, June 14, 2013. ANY BIDS RECEIVED AFTER SUCH DATE AND TIME WILL NOT BE OPENED AND/OR CONSIDERED. Bids must be clearly marked on the outside of the front of the bid envelope as follows: NW Pickle Lane Intersection Im provements and Resurfacing, Project Number FY 2013-05. BID MUST CONTAIN A COPY OF THE VENDORS MADISON COUNTY OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE WHERE APPLICABLE, OR CERTIFIED STATE CONTRACTOR NUMBER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AWARD. Please be advised that a MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 2:00 PM in the County Commission Meeting Room located in the Madison County Courthouse Annex Building, 229 SW Pinck ney Street in Madison, Florida. BIDS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FROM ANY BIDDER WHO IS NOT REPRESENTED AT THIS CONFERENCE. Bid Specications, as well as other pertinent documents, may be obtained from the Madison County Road Department ofce located at 2060 NE Rocky Ford Road (C-591), 2 miles north of Madison, telephone # 850-973-2156, beginning Wednes day, May 29, 2013. Each contractor interested in bidding these projects is strong ly urged to obtain copies of the bid packages immediately in order to have time to review all information and visit the project location prior to the Mandatory PreBid Conference. Bids will be opened on Monday, June 17, 2013 at 9:00 AM in the Madison County Board of County Commissioners meeting room. Award by the Board of County Commissioners is scheduled for Wednesday, June 19, 2013. Madison County reserves the right to waive any informality or to reject any or all bids.5/29, 5/31 Notice of Sale Pursuant to Chapter 83, Part IV Under the Authority of the Self-Service Storage Facility Act, Section 83.805 the described below has been seized for nonpayment of rent and other accrued expenses. The property consists primarily of household & personal goods in units rented by: TKeyah Bareld, and Katrina Hubbard The property will be sold at auction to the highest bidder as provided by the Self-Storage Facility Act, Section 83.806. the sale will be held Saturday June1, 2013., at the Madison Mini Storage, 1098 E. U.S. Hwy 90, in Madison, Florida. For further information call 850-973-2008 .5/29, 5/31 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Pursuant to SS 336.09 and 336.10, Florida Statutes, the Board of County Commissioners of Madison County, Florida hereby gives notice that at 9:00 a.m. during its regular meeting held June 5, 2013 at the Board of County Commissioners Room, Room No. 107, Madison County Courthouse Annex, 229 SW Pinckney Street, Madison, Florida, the Board will hold a public hearing to consider vacating, abandoning, discontinuing and closing certain roads located in Northeast Madison County, Florida, more specically described as follows: SW CANAL POINT TRAIL: A portion of said road, lying in Section 04, Township 2 south, Range 09 East, from the west property line of Parcel ID No., 04-2S-08-0801-007-000, to the end of the County maintained portion of road, or approximately 545 feet. YOU WILL PLEASE BE GOVERNED ACCORDINGLY. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Dated this 15th day of May 2013. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: Allen Cherry, County Coordinator All interested parties may appear at this hearing and be heard regarding this matter.5/15, 5/29 Notice of divorce between Michael Lee Sever jr. and Victoria Marie Lamoreux.5/29, 6/5, 6/12, 6/19

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By Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. The May meeting was the last time the Madison County Foundation for Excellence in Education (MCFEE) met for the school year of 2012-2013, and several teachers were on hand to show the MCFEE board how its assistance with grant money had helped them with innovative projects during the previous school year that not only boosted their students learning, but made it enjoyable as well. First up was Lisa Pennington and Missy Melvin of Madison Central School, ESE teachers with four classes altogether (third, fourth and fth graders). With their Electronics for Learning project, they explained how a couple of well-loved iPads had helped even the lowest quartile of students, especially the ones who dgeted and couldnt sit still; since they tended to be visually oriented, the iPad apps were ideally suited to them. A display of charts and graphs measured each students capabilities in comprehension and vocabulary before and after, showing signicant gains for each one. They loved it, Pennington said of the iPads. Its a great learning tool and a great behavior management tool. Unless the students behave, they dont get their turn with the coveted iPad. Debbie Christ, also from Central, teaches a self-contained ESE K-5 class that includes children with autism and cognitive disabilities. With The Rockin Roller Coaster Project, her students created a custom-built, scale-model roller coaster, that enabled them to understand concepts like force, friction, drag and energy. They experimented with several different set-ups to gure out what would work and why. Before and after test results measured the gains they had made in understanding abstract concepts through a hands-on application. Madison County High School science teacher Chris Weider explained how he had worked with a grant from Progress Energy to teach his students about alternative energy sources; fossil fuels wont last forever, and alternative energy will become more and more important in the future. He has organized science fairs that focus on alternative energy sources and taken his students on eld trips to the energy plant in Ellaville to show them the real world of energy, i.e., that it doesnt just materialize out of the ether. It requires some sort of fuel to create energy, and right now the most common fuel used is oil; it also requires an enormous amount of machinery and technology like the energy plant at Ellaville. Seeing the physical machinery like that at the plant has a way of bringing abstract concepts home. Katie Roberts, a Central School Kindergarten teacher, set Education on Fire with two Kindles, customized to use specic games and apps, but not connect to the Internet. Before and after testing showed that her students made signicant gains in sight words, reading and math. Like fellow teacher Pennington, she had also discovered the behavior-management potential of a coveted electronic learning tool. If the children dont behave, theyre not allowed to use the Kindle. If they complete their learning apps satisfactorily, they can spend ve minutes on a fun app. Technology is the wave of the future for these kids, said Roberts. Next year, she plans to get two more Kindles so she will have four altogether. Emma Franklin teaches a self-contained ESE Kindergarten class at MCCS, and used audiobooks and buddy-learning in her Lend Me An Ear listen-andlearn project. I was surprised that my data was so good, she said of the charts showing the gains her students had made. I was just telling my kids that I would put them up against any Kindergarten class in the U.S. Bridget Miller used a 30-gallon aquarium to Feed Our Knowledge and help her Pre-K students understand reading, science and math. The students drew pictures of the sh, kept a journal about the aquarium, wrote stories about the goldsh and did activities with goldsh crackers. One of the parents even read them a goldsh story in both English and Spanish. All the children mastered their assigned skills and some exceeded expectations. Second grade teacher Leslie Vester also discovered that It All Starts With A Kindle. With two kindles for her students to use, 13 out of 17 students showed signicant gains in math and reading scores. She is hoping to get two more Kindles next year, but if not, her students are pretty good at sharing. Second grade teacher Stacy Rivers needed a few extra resources to cultivate good writers. Some of the things she purchased were writing folders and pretty paper for each of her students. The result was that her students got excited about writing, and one student went from unable to write at all she would turn in blank pieces of paper to independent story-writing by the end of the term. Rivers read aloud one of the stories the student had written, a story of a girl dinosaur who lives in a modern town, drives around in a Camero and plays hide and eat. She also purchased a chair, which she painted and decorated to make it a special authors chair for the children to sit in when they share their stories with the class. Rivers 18 students also learned poetry writing, including specialized forms such as the ve-line cinquain form and the Japanese haiku. She summed it up in a way apropos not only to herself, but to all the teachers who had presented their projects to the board. You want them to love what theyre doing, she said. And put their all into it. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 2013 12A Madison County CarrierSCHOOL Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 14, 2013Stacy Rivers reads a students story aloud.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 14, 2013Emma Franklin presents Lend Me An Ear.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 14, 2013(Left to right) Lisa Pennington and Missy Melvin present Electronics for Learning.Teachers Show MCFEE How It Made a Difference Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 14, 2013Chris Weider (outside frame) and Rose Marie McHugh present The Alternate Energy Project. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 14, 2013Katie Roberts presents Education on Fire. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 14, 2013Leslie Vester explains how It All Starts with a Kindle. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 14, 2013Bridget Miller presents Feeding our Knowledge. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 14, 2013Debbie Christ presents The Rockin Roller Coaster.

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2B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 29, 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 The following provides guidance on how people can help in the wake of the devastating tornadoes that hit Oklahoma. Note that this guidance is directed at non-local gifts and volunteers, outside the immediate impact area. At no time should Salvation Army units encourage personnel and goods be sent to the site without coordination and approval through The Salvation Armys Southern Territory Headquarters. For updated information visit: www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org Cash Contributions Encouraged Donors are encouraged to contribute cash. In-kind donations require sorting, boxing, palletizing, storage, and delivery to the disaster location. All of these activities can be costly and time consuming, and therefore may delay service delivery. Cash donations allow The Salvation Army to purchase product to quickly and efficiently meet the most urgent needs of disaster victims. When possible, the purchases are made near the disaster site to stimulate the local economy and ensure quicker delivery. It is easy to give to The Salvation Army: By phone at 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769) Online at www.salvationarmyusa.org By mail: The Salvation Army Disaster Relief, P.O. BOX 2536, Oklahoma City, OK 73102 Please make checks payable to "The Salvation Army" and clearly marked "May 2013 Oklahoma Tornadoes." Text To Give You can also text the word STORM to 80888 to make a $10 donation through your mobile phone; to confirm your gift, respond with the word Yes.* *A one-time donation of $10 will be added to your mobile phone bill or deducted from your prepaidbalance. Message & Data Rates May Apply. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. Service is available on Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint and TMobile. By participating you certify that you agree to the terms and conditions, that you are 18 yrs. or older, or have parental permission, and have authorization from the account holder. Donations are collected for the benefit of The Salvation Army by the Innovative Giving Foundation and subject to the terms found at igfn.org/t. Privacy policy: igfn.org/p. Text STOP to 80888 to stop; Text HELP to 80888 for help. Corporate (Bulk) Donations The Salvation Army appreciates in-kind gift offers from corporate contributors. For all jurisdictions, outside Oklahoma, corporate in-kind gift offers should be referred to: Lanita Lloyd lanita_lloyd@uss.salvationarmy.org Donations from the General Public Currently, The Salvation Army is not accepting in-kind donations from the general public for disaster relief operations. Used clothing and used furnishings are not needed for disaster relief. However, The Salvation Army depends upon your donation of used clothing and other items to support local programming. Please consider donating your used clothing to your local Salvation Army Thrift Store. Volunteers The Salvation Army recruits and deploys disaster workers through its local Salvation Army units. To register as a disaster worker: Call your local Salvation Army. Register online at www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org Salvation Army Releases Giving and Donation Guide for May 2013 Oklahoma Tornado ...Story continued on 5B...

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Path of FaithMadison County Carrier Wednesday, May 29, 2013 3B The PulpitBy Bryant Thigpen Youth Paster, Bible Deliverence Church I hope this edition of the Path of Faith finds you and your family doing well. During the summer months, everyone plans to do what they enjoy most. Those activities range from traveling and visiting family to staying at home and planting a garden. But no matter where your interests lie, in order to fulfill your plans, it requires action. The same principle applies to our Christian life. James 2:26 For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also. In order for us to accept this free gift of salvation, we must first confess with our mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in our heart that God has raised him (Jesus) from the dead, then are we saved (Romans 10:9). For Jesus to die on the cross and make a way for us to have eternal life was his action to show us how much he loved us. In exchange, our action to show him our love is when we believe in our hearts and confess with our mouth and serve him. You find many times in the Bible when there was a need for a miracle, there was action on their behalf. In Luke 8:43-48, there was a woman with an issue of blood who was in need of a touch from Jesus. She had faith that if she got to him, she would be made whole. So, what did she do? She pressed through the crowd to get to him. Because of her determination, she got the attention of Jesus and was immediately healed. In Luke 2, some friends heard that Jesus was in a house in Capernaum, so they decided to bring their friend who was paralytic (paralyzed). The effort and faith on their behalf to break off part of the ceiling and lower their friend down to Jesus was the action Jesus honored. Jesus commanded him to rise up and walk, and he did. In the Old Testament there was an honorable and mighty man named Namaan who was a leper (2 Kings 5:1-15). Namaan received word from a man of God to go down to the river Jordan and dip himself seven times into the river and he would be cleansed from leprosy. The Jordan was a dirty river, not used for cleansing. Had Namaan said, Im not getting in the water, its nasty, he prob ably w ould have missed his chance on a miracle. But because he put action with his faith, he was healed. You hear the expression frequently, actions speak louder than words. Just as these people had faith in Jesus and backed it with action, we today show our faith by confessing Jesus, believing and demonstrating our faith through actions. Are we growing in our relationship with him? Are we sharing with others what Jesus has done for us? Are we faithful in church attendance? And most importantly, is our life reflecting Christ? And the question we should all ask our self, is our actions speaking louder than words? Actions Speak Louder Than Words

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Curtain climbers. Yard monkeys. Cherubs. Whippersnappers. Ankle biters. Urchins. I dont know what you call them, but our children have been turned loose on the world. School is out for summer (at least it ends this week here where I live). By the end of summer Im afraid my description of these little animals will be a bit stronger. Ill be ready for them to return to the classroom. Still, I appreciate their euphoria. I can recall the butterflies that formed in my stomach as summer break approached each year: No more pencils, no more books, no more teachers dirty looks. It was sweet release. Now, this does not mean my summers were always easy. I worked on my uncles poultry farm every summer from the time I was twelve or so until graduation. And ironically, it was those hot, stinking chicken houses that convinced me to stay in school and get a college education. But as a kid anything anything was better than sitting in a dull classroom doing algebra problems, memorizing Lord Byron, and studying vocabulary words. Even if that meant doing hard labor shoveling, well, you know what. So, I still get giddy this time of year just thinking about escaping for the summer. But Im not the only one nor are my children. The real happiness is found in empty classrooms where teachers are dancing with unmitigated joy. At least I know my sons teachers are dancing. These dear souls will prob ably be sitting somewhere in a retirement home sixty years from now, telling horror stories about those McBrayer boys. Preachers kids are the worst, you know. I hope their teachers dont tear up their contracts this summer and refuse to return. Its been said that if teachers were paid like professional athletes, and if athletes were paid like teachers, our society would be a much better place. Amen to that. But money is not the reason these men and women give themselves to the classroom. Sure, teachers would take a raise (or two), but they teach for other reasons: They teach because they love working with children. They teach because they are drawn to a particular subject. Or they teach because as a student, they themselves were greatly influenced by a teacher. In fact, influence seems to be the real reason teachers teach. Only parents and close family members have the kind of unparalleled impact on youngsters as teachers. The influence is incalculable. The Apostle James said, My brothers and sisters, most of you shouldnt want to be teachers. You know that those of us who teach will be held more accountable. Why this higher standard? Because teachers have an extra responsibility, not only as adults that little ones observe, but also as ones who encode and train our children. Teachers are the architects and designers of the future. That is indeed, a great responsibility. Too many times we who stand behind pulpits or travel to the mission field (whatever that means) monopolize the market on doing Gods work. But everyone everyone has opportunity to do the work of God. This is doubly true for teachers. Theirs is nothing less than a divine calling. Sure, there are a few bad apples in the educational barrel those who do not take their calling or responsibility seriously enough, or who give the profession a bad name you can find these kinds of folks in all career fields. Yet, all in all, teachers are a heroic lot who deserve our support, admiration, and even our prayers. God knows if I 4B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 29, 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 29, 2013 5B Keeping the Faith Story cont. from 4BRonnie McBrayer is a syndicated columnist, speaker, and author of multiple books. You can read more and receive regular e-columns in your inbox at www.ronniemcbrayer.me. were matched against twenty-five second graders every day, Id want someone praying for me. And to my sons middle school teachers, a final word before you slip into the rapture of a kid-less summer: My wife and I have one more son coming your way. As he has been cultured by his older brothers, he may be the most challenging one yet. Regular readers of this column can confirm this for you. So accept my apology in advance. Ill be praying for you. If you are a new volunteer, registering today, bear in mind that The Salvation Army deploys trained disaster workers already associated with The Salvation Army first. A standard deployment is two weeks, including twelve working days and two travel days. If you have not been trained or cannot commit to the time needed, it is less likely The Salvation Army will deploy you to the disaster site. There may, however, still be opportunities for you to serve locally at your local Salvation Army unit. Do not travel to the disaster site on your own, without being deployed through your local Salvation Army unit. Spontaneous volunteers arriving uninvited a disaster sight are not helpful and can impede the delivery of relief services at the disaster site. If you do self-deploy, The Salvation Army makes no commitment to provide work, food, lodging, or any other form of support for you when you arrive. Salvation Army Story cont. from 2B

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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. 6B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Path of Faith Seminole, Gator Fan Challenge At Lee Worship Center

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Path of Faith Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 29, 2013 7B Send us your church bulletin bloopers to: news@greenepublishing.com. Please include the name and location of church. Let us join David and Lisa in the celebration of their wedding and bring their happiness to a conclusion. Diana and Don request your presents at their wedding. Remember in prayer the many who are sick of our church and community. The eighth-graders will be presenting Shakespeares Hamlet in the church basement on Friday at 7 p.m. The congregation is invited to attend this tragedy. Please place your donation in the envelope along with the deceased person(s) you want remembered. Due to the Rectors illness, Wednesdays healing services will be discontinued until further notice. Dont miss this Saturdays exhibit by Christian Martian Arts. The Rev. Merriwether spoke briefly, much to the delight of the audience.

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8B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Path of Faith The Genesis Missionary Baptist Church held its First Mothers Day Conference May 1012. The conference started on Friday night at 7 p.m. with Minister Linda Bradley and the Family & Friendly Missionary Baptist Church of Thomasville, Georgia. The praise and worship ministry was led by musician Minister Whitehead and the brother did play that double keyboard with old school gospel. The church was on a spiritual high, shouting, praises going up, holy dancing, anointing with oil, flowing of tears, God was again at Genesis. Minister Bradley is a spirit filled, and powerful woman for Christ. Her scripture came from Luke 13:12 and the subject taken from the scripture was Woman thou art loosed from thy infirmities. The services concluded with Minister Whitehead singing Dont let the devil ride. On Saturday morning at 10 a.m., the breakout seminars consisting of the energetic, unstoppable, and steadfast words from Genesis own Sister Alfreda Demps speaking about the Quality of a Christian Woman, next Pastor Oliver Bradley talked about the Nature of a Christian, and finally the voice of a strong, effectual and compelling woman, Evangelist Sharon Warren spoke about the Power of a Christian Woman. Sister Nita Brown went way back in the gospel handbook singing Did You Read that Letter? and she was phenomenal! Scripture was read by Evangelist Sparrow and Sister Mary Brinson-Hargetts solo You Are Holy was divine. Minister Linda Bradleys sermon, We come armed and dangerous scripture from Ezekiel 37:1-5. The service was concluded with lunch prepared by the men of Genesis, served by the Youth Department and a Mothers Day Fashion Parade with the Mistress of Ceremony Sister Mary Brinson-Hargett accompanied by her daughter Lica FranklinThomas. The models consist of Mother Queen Smith-Davis, Marie Gallon-Jones escorted by Makyle Montgomery, Ida Belle Johnson, pretty little Alayah Norwood escorted by Timothy McCray, Cheryl Thompkins from Jacksonville, Florida, Jackie Bradley, Alexis Hamilton, Minister Lindsey Fudge escorted by her husband Deacon James Fudge, Destini Butler, Gloria J. Washington escorted by Timothy McCray, Ernest Brown, Jabaren Moore, Hiram Walker, and Fontana Davis. All the mothers and guests were pleasantly delighted. What a glorious day! On Mothers Day, Sunday morning worship services began with Sunday School with Superintendent Deacon Mack Alexander leading the church school with prayer and Pastor Bradley teaching the from the Sunday School topic Life Worth Living printed passage 2 Peter 1:4-14. Praise and Worship opened by Pastor Oliver Bradley and Brother Fontana Davis and a powerful prayer by Pastor Henry Leonard of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Pinetta, Florida. The Genesis Youth Department Praise Dancers performed to the music of Yolanda Adams Be Blessed with Genesis Missionary Baptist Holds First Mothers Day Conference...Story continued on 9B...

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Path of Faith Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 29, 2013 9B choreography by Alexis Hamilton. The Praise Dance Team consisted of Zorreya Lee, Michaela Perez, Melissa Perez, Fontasia Davis, Alayah Norwood, Jalyric Haynes, Destini Butler and Youth Director Debra Davis-Haynes, along with Terri Butler and Raphine Ghent. They were awesome. The Genesis Male Choir members were Pastor Oliver Bradley, Fontana Davis, Dr. James Brown, Larry Holmes, Marco Davis, Deacon Mack Alexander, JaeBion Anderson, Jamarius Anderson, Deacon Robert Davis and Joshua Bradley accompanied by Dr. Phillip Combs, Minister of Music. Dr. James Brown sang God has smiled on me and Brother Fontana Davis soulful voice singing You may see my Glory but you dont know my story. Mother Stella Davis the eldest member of Genesis recited the poem A Deserted Mother and Sister Maxine Franklin the second eldest member impromptu of singing Amazing Grace was amazing. The scripture was read by Minister Zola Leonard. Dr. Phillip Combs introduced the speaker who was recently on the Steve Harvey Show televised in Chicago, Illinois honoring all mothers and what a wonderful introduction! Terri Butler sang Hes a Wonder in my Soul it was extraordinary. Minister Sheila Combs a committed, bold, devoted and dedicated woman of God was the speaker. Her subject was I want to be pleasing before the Lord coming from scripture 2 Chronicles 7:11-14. Oh! what a powerful message about love, helping each other, stop gossiping and our commitment to God. She tells us to stop trying to bargain with God when we pray, make God a promise and stay committed. We have nothing to bargain with, everything belongs to God. Lunch was served by the men of Genesis as all mothers and guests were fed with physical food. What a time Gods people had on this 1st Annual Mothers Day Womens Conference praising and uplifting the name of Jesus and honoring all mothers. We commend you Pastor Bradley for allowing God to use you in the uplifting of His people and kingdom building of His church. We thank God for you and ALL the men of Genesis for a job well done. God was truly a participant of this 1st Annual Mothers Day Womens Conference. Gods continued blessings to all of the program participants. We look forward to next year if its the Lords will. Give God the Glory! Mothers Day Conference Story cont. from 8B

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Submitted by Joe Boyles, Deacon, St. Marys Episcopal Church Madisons wildflowers are in full bloom. Natures paintbrush has decorated our roadsides, drainage ditches, and fields in an array of gold, lavender, red, blue, and yellow flowers. Every wildflower season in late spring is special, but some years are better than others. Because of relatively abundant rainfall in March and April, this years wildflowers are especially plentiful and long-lasting. Driving along our rural roads brings a smile to my face and joy to my heart that only Gods creation can provide. The predominate flower I see is the blackeyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) which turns the roadsides into a sea of gold. Adding shades of red are the phlox (drummondii). The longstemmed blue flowers are spider-wort. We have an eight-acre pasture that is awash in a longstemmed delicate white flower I call Queen Anne s lace. I dont see very much of the beautiful blanket flower (Gaillardia pulchella) so it must be harder to grow. I refer to this as the Seminole flower because the colors so closely match FSU colors of garnet and gold. I have planted some wildflowers, but most of our beds are naturally grown and seeded. JimBob Searcy once told me that it was really important to allow the wildflowers to go to seed to spread the crop for the following season. He told me that mid-June was a good rule of thumb to avoid mowing until the seeds from the dead flowers drop into the soil or spread by wind. It is tempting to mow earlier when the flowers dry up, but you need to be patient for a few more weeks. Our County Road Department does a really good job of mowing around the wildflower beds when theyre cleaning up the roadsides. Kudos to them. Madison is not alone in our wildflower beauty. Ive been told the Bluebonnets in East Texas are particularly beautiful this time of year. The high desert of Southern California is always spectacular in the spring. With a good rainy season in January, the Mojave will bloom for as long as two months. Im sure many other parts of the country, away from the urban areas, abound in the colors of native wildflowers. My best source of wildflower seeds came from Wally Davis at Farmers Supply when that store was still open. I miss that business on South Range Street. Wildflowers make a spectacular backdrop for photographs. Last week, I saw a photographer taking pictures of a teenage girl in a lovely dress among a sea of black-eyed Susans and phlox. Im sure there will be a family treasure that will adorn the mantle for years to come. I thrill every spring when the wildflowers begin to grow, and I know Im not the only one. 10B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Path of Faith Madison A-Bloom Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, May 13, 2013.The Creators Gift Wildflowers bloom in waves of color along Highway 255 and many other rural roadsides in Madison County.

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Wed. May 29, 2013VOL. 49 NO. 43 www.greenepublishing.com 50 cents Index2 Sections, 24 Pages Local Weather Veiwpoints 2A From Page One3A Around 4-7A Sports 8A Classieds 10A Legals 11A School 9/12A Path of Faith Section BUSE YOUR SMART PHONE! SCAN ME! You can nd us onFacebook By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Local sherman found human remains on the Madison County side of the Suwannee River, just south of Highway 90, on Saturday afternoon, May 25. The Madison County Sheriffs Ofce said the remains were decomposed due to being in the river for an extended amount of time. At press time Tuesday morning, the remains had not been identied. It is believed that the remains may belong to a July 2012 drowning victim who was never recovered. This newspaper will give updates at www.greenepublishing.comas soon as we have them.Human Remains Found In River By Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. When Madison Emergency Management Director Tom Cisco asked the Rotary Club members how many of them had emergency supply kits ready at home, one person raised his hand. Thats about the same as the national average, Cisco quipped. It was one of the key points of his presentation. Whether you plan to weather the storm at home or go to a shelter, you need a few essential supplies gathered together in one place where you can grab them quickly if things go from bad to worse. In a smaller community like Madison, you could be on your own for a few days (after a major storm), he told the audience. Community resources could be stretched pretty thin...if you live out in the country, it could be days before someone can get out there to check on you. Also, if the major storm is a multiple-county disaster, state and federal disaster funds will go to the most densely populated counties rst. Thats just the way it is. S o, what should be in your emergency kit? Water and non-perishable food, at least three days worth. NOAA weather radio, available at WalMart, Radio Shack and several other retail stores. Flashlight and extra batteries for everything.Prepare With HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS EXPO June 3 Like swaths of angel hair, the thousands of ne lines on this map represent the historically recorded tracks of hurricanes that have hit the U.S. For a more detailed look at this map, visit the website http://csc.noaa.gov/hurricanes/# and click on the Hurricanes tab in the maps top left-hand corner. Eloise Glass Stewart will celebrate her 102nd birthday on Thursday, May 30. Mrs. Stewart celebrates 102 years with family and friends in Madison County. Eloise Glass Stewart Celebrates 102nd Birthday At 1:46 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, Madison 911 Center was notied of smoke coming from an upstairs apartment in the E building of Madison Heights Apartments. Madison Fire Rescue responded with two trucks including the new ladder truck and the Lee Volunteer Fire Department was called for support if needed. Responding units found that there had been a grease re on a stove but the residents had been able to put the re out with an extinguisher. There was supercial damage to the wall and cabinets next to the stove and clean-up was underway before the rst responders left the scene. The thermal imaging camera showed no hot spots. The Madison Police Department and Madison County Sheriffs Ofce had staff on scene also. No injuries were reported. At approximately 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, Madison 911 Center dispatched Madison Fire Rescue to a reported structure re at 221 Sinclair in the city of Madison. Arriving units found smoke coming from a window at the rear of the home and quickly contained the blaze. Madison County EMS, Madison Police Department and the Madison County Sheriffs Department assisted at the scene. It appears the cause of the re is electrical. The American Red Cross is being called to assist the family. No injuries were reported. At 6:59 p.m. on Monday, May 27, Greenville Fire Rescue was toned out by Madison 911 Center for a building on re and abrush re on Main Street just east of downtown Greenville. Fire units from Hamburg-Lovett and Madison Fire Rescue were also dispatched to the scene. A vacant brick building was destroyed by a re of unknown origin. Because of the circumstances the State Fire Marshal was called to investigate. The re in the building and in the surrounding grassy area was suppressed and no other buildings were in danger. Madison County Emergency Medical Services and Madison County Sheriffs deputies were also assisting. No injuries were reported.Apartment Damaged By Fire In MadisonPhoto submitted by Pat LightcapSinclair Street Structure FireStructure Fire In GreenvillePhoto submitted by Pat Lightcap Path of Faith Section BPlease See Prepare on Page 3A Photo submitted by Pat Lightcap

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High blood pressure does not just happen it is the result of a lifestyle that does not agree with what the body needs, throwing one's system out of balance. First of all, what is blood pressure exactly? Your doctor tells you two numbers, say 130 over 80 what do they mean? The rst or top number is the pressure or force the blood is exerting on the walls of the artery while the heart is contracting, and the bottom number is the pressure or force the blood is exerting on the walls of the artery when the heart is relaxing between beats, and lling up with blood. So, if the pressure is high, it means the arteries may be constricted or possibly partially blocked, which is why blood pressure is an easy way to detect potential cardiovascular risk factors. The bottom number is particularly telling, because if that number is higher than it should be when the heart is between beats, it is likely there is a problem. Normal blood pressure is considered to be 120/80, and most people get put on medication if their blood pressure rises to 140/90. I nd it interesting to note that in the primitive cultures that were studied in the 1920s and 30s, blood pressure tended to decline with age, rather than go up, as we are currently witnessing in Western society. Here is the Cliffs Notes version for lowering blood pressure naturally. Cut out all rened sugar and rened starch (our products like baked goods, pasta, crackers). Figure out what your major stresses are, and deal with them if possible, accept them if they are out of your control. Dwell on the good in your life, and what makes you happy, rather than dwelling on what upsets you. Exercise enough to make you feel good. Walking is enough for many, not enough for some. Drink half your bodyweight in pounds, in ounces of pure water each day Switch from using white and dry table salt to using gray and moist air-dried sea salt. Get adequate dark time each night, so melatonin, your rest and repair hormone can do its magic. Eat according to your metabolic type. There are two mechanisms by which eating too much sugar and our (which the body treats as sugar) increases blood pressure. First, diets high in rened sugar and starch cause a greater insulin response. High insulin increases heart rate, constricts blood vessels, and stimulates the sympathetic nervous system, all of which increases blood pressure. So, eat no sugar and rened carbohydrate, lower the insulin response, lower the blood pressure. I think that doctors that study their patient data have probably noticed that frequently high bloodpressure patients also have higher insulin levels. The other way in which eating easily digestible and rened carbohydrates increases blood pressure is by causing the kidneys to retain salt. The body then retains water in order to keep the blood sodium concentration constant. So water is not necessarily retained by consuming too much sodium, but rather by the easily digestible carbohydrates stopping the excretion of the sodium which is already there. So, stop eating the sugar and our products, the kidneys stop retaining salt, the body stops retaining water. A much healthier diuretic than a drug! John Hope, uh carpenter friend of mine who fought in Vietnam, askt if I would like ta go to the military commissary with eem. John was shot in the hip in that scrimmage. John dont like that name. It sounds like yer practicen fer the real thing. He says it seemed like uh real war to him. John got nerve damage n lost most of the use of that leg. Ive seen him stop walkn, take uh breath, n have sweat pop out from the pain. Then hed continue on. On the way to the commissary, John told me that the military insisted he collect disability. Fer 2 years he refused ta sign up. He said when he joined the military he offered his life. The pay would be uh safe America. He feels the same about uh injury. After 2 years John got uh idea. He decided to take the disability pay n use it ta help folks he considers genuinely unable, like them with head injuries er birth defects like downs. When we got to thuh commissary thuh parkn lot was full except fer disabled spaces. John drove uh block away ta nd uh regular parkn spot. I askt eem why he didnt take uh disabled spot. He said, Cracker, I dont consider myself disabled. I m reabled. Im just uh little slower. he said he liked ta save them spots fer them in wheel chairs n them thats kind enough ta push um. John lled up 2 carts with groceries n supplies. I said it looked like hed have enough fer quite uh spell. Then John told me he already had plenty at home. This was fer shut ins around the neighbor hood. I said, John, Im right proud you askt me ta come along with yuh Sincerely yourn Cracola OLustee (Cracker fer short)www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 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...?REABLED About twenty years ago, an aspiring eld grade ofcer studying with the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) at Monterrey, CA was given approval to put together a series of case studies in his specialty eld, special military operations. Bill McRaven chose eight such case studies dating over four decades, traveled to the sites, and interviewed surviving crewmembers. His work was sufciently unique and researched to justify publication. That was accomplished by Presidio Press in 1995 under the title Spec Ops Case Studies in Special Operations Warfare: Theory and Practice. I recommend it to any student of military history and practice who wants to better understand the principles and execution of special operations missions. What makes this book even more interesting is that today, Bill McRaven is a full admiral and commands United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) headquartered at MacDill AFB in Tampa. Thats right; he is the chief snake eater, the moniker given to special operators by their more conventional military brethren. Two years ago before assuming command of SOCOM, McRaven orchestrated the bin Laden mission from Afghanistan into Pakistan that led to the assassination of the al-Qaeda leader. The eight case studies that McRaven chose are an interesting combination. Six take place in World War II; one is from Vietnam; and the last is the 1976 Israeli raid on Entebbe, Uganda. Of the rst six, two are by the Germans; one by the Italians; two by the British; and one by Americans in The Philippines. Of the eight, four are rescue operations; three are maritime attacks; and one was a glider operation to disable a fort, paving the way for the German invasion of France in 1940. McRaven identies six principles of special military operations (simplicity, security, repetition, surprise, speed, and purpose) and then examines each case study with respect to these principles. As best as I can tell, no one before McRaven had articulated these principles in a scholarly study. From the cases that McRaven studied, rescue would appear to be a particular mission where special operations forces are frequently called to organize and execute. These four cases were: the rescue of Mussolini by Skorzeny in 1943; the rescue of POWs from Cabanatuan (The Philippines) in January 1945; the Son Tay, North Vietnam raid in 1970; and the Entebbe raid to free hostages from a hijacked airliner. Interestingly, this last case study was led by the older brother of Israels Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Jonathon who was a casualty of the mission he planned on short notice and successfully led. As I look back at the choices that McRaven made to study twenty years ago, there are several that I would have liked to see considered. One was the failed April 1980 attempt to rescue the diplomatic hostages from the American Embassy in Tehran. I think there are important lessons to be learned from failure as there are from success. Another was the Israeli athlete hostages by Arab terrorists from the Munich Olympics. Again, I nd it interesting that these and other examples were rescue missions. Special Operators are not held in high esteem by their conventional brethren. By denition, they dont play be conventional rules. Theyve had to ght for their very existence. In fact, the aftermath of the failed Tehran mission was instrumental in the evolution that led to the creation of USSOCOM. Again, out of failure is provided many lessons on how to improve future organization and operations. Special operations are becoming increasingly in vogue as the best solution to the modern terrorist threat. As we draw down conventional strength in Afghanistan over the next two years, expect Special Ops to become even more actively involved in countering our nations enemies in that war-torn nation and in those across North Africa. Its ironic that Vice President Biden argued for this formula four years ago just after the Obama Administration took ofce. Bill McRaven is that rare combination of warrior-scholar-leader. David Petraeus is another. When they rise to the top of their profession, the country and our troops are in good hands. The Raven Studies

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 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 2013 973-4141(Fax) 973-4121P.O. Drawer 772 Madison, FLIt Pays To Advertise AS Prepare Cont. From Page 1AFirst aid kit. Toiletries and any prescription medications you need. Full gas tank and important documents. If you decide you need to evacuate, you should already know which roads you will take, and you should leave in plenty of time so that you dont get trapped in last-minute trafc. If you have pets, you should already have advance arrangements made for them, as well as a pet supply emergency kit (food, water, medications). What are the chances that Madison will be hit by a major storm? First, lets look at tornadoes: There have been a couple of well-known tornado disasters in Madisons history, but the county has had 15 tornado strikes since 1968. That is less than Texas, which has the most tornados in the country, and more than Alaska, which has the fewest. The most tornado strikes ever recorded in one month in the entire country was 513, during May of 2003. Tornadoes strike with the least amount of warning (sometimes with none at all), but even a few minutes lead-time is better than nothing. An alert on a NOAA radio or WMFL is the best bet. Madison County does not have a community siren alert, but Cisco is working on getting a mass call-out system capable of sending out 60,000 automated calls in less than a minute. Right now, Madisons Emergency Ops Center works with a mass email system and a small call list. Now, lets look at hurricanes: Madison hasnt been hit by a major hurricane in recent memory, and a historical weather map showing hurricane landfalls on the Florida coast since 1950 reveal a sizable gap in the big bend area of the Gulf Coast and another on the top half of the Atlantic Coast. Does that mean there is some special geographical protection for North Central Florida? According to Cisco, no. It means, if anything, that Madison is statistically overdue. Its not a matter of if, but when, he said. Additionally, because of the rounded bay shape of the Big Bend coast and the shallow seas of the continental shelf extending far out into the Gulf, a major storm hitting Florida at that location could inundate Taylor County as far inland as Perry. Another map showing the tracks of every recorded hurricane that has hit the U.S. since people began keeping such records, shows the entire state Florida virtually obliterated by crisscrossing storm tracks (see the Hurricane History map accompanying this story). So, it certainly doesnt look as if there is any special protection for Madison County from a geographical or historical standpoint. Now the fun part: The rst ever HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS EXPO: To better educate Madison residents about being prepared, the Madison County Emergency Management Center and NFCC are holding a HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS EXPO Monday, June 3, 6:30 p.m. at the Van H. Priest auditorium. It is free and open to the public, and will provide a wealth of information about storm preparedness and answer questions people may have. The EXPO was the other key element of Ciscos Rotary appearance, i.e., getting the word out and inviting the people of Madison to come out to the Van H. Priest auditorium Monday evening, June 3, for the rst of what will be an annual event at the start of hurricane season from now on. WCTVs Chief Meteorologist Mike McCall will emcee the event. There will be two or three speakers discussing various aspects of emergency management, and nearly 20 exhibitor display booths inside to give out information and answer any questions people may have. Outside the auditorium, the countys emergency response vehicles will be on display, something that is always a favorite with the children. Mark your calendar for Monday evening, June 3, 6:30 p.m. at the Van H. Priest Auditorium. For more information about the Expo, call (850) 973-3698. Madison Countys EMS Director Tom Cisco promotes the HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS EXPO, June 3, 6:30 p.m. at Van H. Priest Auditorium, and discusses the need to be prepared for an emergency even when there are no storms brewing on the horizon.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, Greene Publishing, Inc. 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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 2013 4A Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY 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. June 2Pine Grove Baptist Church will host LifeSong in concert at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. The concert is free. A love offering will be received. June 8Greenville High School reunion will be held at the home of Richard and Lou Miller, located at 4741 NW US 221 in Greenville, and is open to anyone who ever attended Greenville High School. Community Calendar BAILEY MONUMENT CO 740252 By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. Madison County Emergency Management, along with North Florida Community College and the Madison County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism, will be hosting a hurricane and disaster preparedness conference/expo. This conference will allow residents of Madison and the surrounding counties to learn more about how to be better prepared for the upcoming hurricane season. Special guest speakers for the event are Bryan Koon, Director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management, Christine Urban, of the SBDC, and Jeff Evans from the National Weather Service. Exhibitors for the expo include: Duke Energy, Tri County Electric, American Red Cross, National Weather Service, EMS, Fire, Sheriffs Department, City of Madison Police Department, Chamber of Commerce, Salvation Army, City of Madison, Division of Forestry, Madison County Health Department and Small Business Development Council. The conference is open to the public and will be held on Monday, June 3, at 6:30 p.m. at Van. H. Priest Auditorium. Hurricane & Disaster PreparednessConference To Be Held

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Madison County Carrier 5AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, May 4, 2013Everything Pecan held its grand opening on Saturday, May 4. Surrounded by family, friends and dignitaries, Sharon Benoit, busin ess owner, said that the new business is proud to be part of Lees growing community. Everything Pecan is located inside the Lee Business Complex. Everything Pecan Hosts Grand Opening Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, May 17, 2013George Pridgeon holds what is supposed to be a replica of the Madison County Courthouse in his hands. 1n 1958, Greenville challenged Madison in basketball and the boys from Madison told Greenville that, if they won, they would give the courthouse to Greenville. Greenville won the game and the fellows from Madison came through and sent them this wooden courthouse. Madison Gives Courthouse To Greenville Were Online! Check us out!

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 2013 6A Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Electrical res remain one of the top causes of home structure res, according to a new report by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). The Home Electrical Fires report estimates that an electrical failure or malfunction factored in 45,000 to 55,000 home structure res reported to the U.S. re departments every year since 2000. These res, which account for 13 percent of total home structure res, resulted in annual losses of 455 civilian deaths, 1,500 civilian injuries and $1.5 billion in direct property damage during 2007-2011. Any type of equipment that uses electrical power can have an electrical failure or malfunction. Electrical distribution or lighting equipment accounted for 48 percent of home electrical res in 2007-2011. Arcing appears to account for most home electrical res, outnumbering overheating by at least 2-to-1 and as much as 7-to-1. NFPA is marking National Electrical Safety Month (May) by reminding the public to be aware of the risks associated with the use of electricity, and providing safety tips and information to assist individuals in taking steps to reduce the risk of home electrical res. Other key ndings in the report have to do specically with home structure res involving electrical distribution or lighting equipment, including: 63 percent involved wiring and related equipment. 74 percent cited some type of electrical failure or malfunction. Nearly half (44 percent) of civilian deaths were caused by res that began in the bedroom, living room, family room, or den. Wire or cable insulation was the item rst ignited in 32 percent of electrical distribution or lighting equipment home structure res. Electrical res are a risk that homeowners should bear in mind when reviewing re dangers, says Lorraine Carli, NFPAs vice president of communications. By taking early action to eliminate electrical hazards in your household and following safety guidelines, the chances of having a home electrical re can be signicantly reduced. NFPA is offering the following electrical safety tips: Replace damaged or loose electrical cords. Avoid running extension cords across doorways or under carpets. In homes with small children, make sure your home has tamper-resistant (TR) receptacles. Consider having additional circuits or outlets added by a qualied electrician so you do not have to use extension cords. Follow the manufacturers instructions for plugging an appliance into a receptacle outlet. Avoid overloading outlets. Plug only one highwattage appliance into each receptacle outlet at a time. If outlets or switches feel warm, frequent problems with blowing fuses or tripping circuits, or ickering or dimming lights, call a qualied electrician. Place lamps on level surfaces, away from things that can burn and use bulbs that match the lamps recommended wattage. Make sure your home has ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) in the kitchen, bathroom(s), laundry, basement, and outdoor areas. Arc-fault circuit interrupters (AFCIs) should be installed in your home to protect electrical outlets. When you are buying, selling, or remodeling a home, have it inspected by a qualied electrician. NFPA has been the developer and publisher of NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC) since 1911. The NEC continues to be the most widely used code for the built environment in the world, establishing the standard for safe electrical installations. The code has been adopted in almost every state in the U.S., in many territories, and in several countries. The 2014 Edition of the NEC will be available in fall 2013. About the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) NFPA is a worldwide leader in re, electrical, building, and life safety. The mission of the international nonprot organization founded in 1896 is to reduce the worldwide burden of re and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. NFPA develops more than 300 codes and standards to minimize the possibility and effects of re and other hazards. All NFPA codes and standards can be viewed at no cost at www.nfpa.org/freeaccess. NFPA Provides Fire Tips During National Electrical Safety MonthNearly 50,000 home fires involved electrical failures or malfunctions every year.

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By Kristin Finney Greene Publishing, Inc. In the aftermath of the 2012 presidential election, where Florida faced national scrutiny for delayed counts and horribly long lines statewide, Governor Rick Scott has signed a new bill that should remedy these issues. On Tuesday, May 21, Governor Scott signed a bill that will allow election supervisors to hold up to 14 early voting days, with required a minimum of eight early voting days. This also includes the option to hold early voting the Sunday before Election Day, an option that was previously prohibited after a 2011 bill that Scott signed. The 2011 bill not only prohibited Sunday voting, but also cut back early voting from 14 to eight days. The new law will go into effect on January 1, 2014. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Madison County Carrier 7AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY By Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. Rotarian Wayne Conger, speaking as the clubs soon-to-be president, spoke to the members at a recent meeting about what he would like to see as the local organizations goals and aspirations for the future, as well as some of the positive things Rotary International was achieving world-wide. One of the most important positives on the Rotary International front is the Polio Plus Program, a campaign seeking to eradicate the disease from the face of the planet. Since 1985, Rotary International has led the private sector in a massive effort to vaccinate hundreds of millions of children worldwide, in a campaign that has become a model of public/private cooperation and seen one country after another over the years join the ranks of the polio-free. To date, Rotary clubs around the world have donated over $1 billion and provided huge numbers of volunteers to the effort. Recently, India joined the ranks of polio-free nations, and the disease remains endemic in only three remaining countries: Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria. Only a few weeks ago, one case surfaced in Somalia, but the Polio Plus endeavor was able to mobilize a massive vaccination program and inoculate over 350,000 children before the disease went any further. In Madison, Conger says he would like to see the club grow and prosper in the community, citing the curious fact that while Rotary Clubs worldwide were gaining in membership, those in the U.S. were declining. It is something he believes is due to too many new members joining without the necessary dedication or understanding of what is required, then dropping out when they discover that its not for them. Going back to the old way of a two or three person committee meeting with prospective new members and explaining what the club is about and what the expectations are, as well as requiring the new prospects to attend several consecutive meetings before they become members, will give them a better idea of what Rotary is about and whether or not they have the time and motivation for Service Above Self. In the long run, he believes this would mean fewer dropouts. Another thing successful Rotary Clubs have in common is immediately engaging new members and getting them involved in service projects/committees that get them out into the community. That is important to not only new members, but to all the members, and the club as a whole. The Service Above Self is a concept I like to see us take to heart, said Conger. He would like to get more members to get into the habit of volunteering for worthwhile projects on Saturdays as well as during the week; the fellowship and camaraderie of weekday events like the chili dinner and prime-rib fundraisers being extended to weekend events is something he hopes to see in the near future. In the coming months, he wants to focus on five areas of service, some in cooperation with Rotary International and some local. First is the worldwide peace and conflict resolution that includes activities all over the world; second, disease prevention and health, both at home and abroad; the clean water project, another cooperative, global effort that provides clean water and sanitation systems for communities in underdeveloped countries; maternal and child health in the community, and basic education and literacy. As upcoming president, his specific goals are to bring in at least two new members, partner with other local civic clubs like Kiwanis and the Lions Club, helping each other out behind the scenes in their common goals of community service, partner with other nearby Rotary Clubs in joint projects, and make connections with young people in high school, getting them involved as well, perhaps through a Rotary-sponsored Interact Club. Ultimately, it comes down to going out into the community more, getting even more involved in helping people, and getting the Rotary name out there so people know what the club is all about. The motto Service Above Self is like the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag, more than something recited over and over. Engage Rotary, Change Lives. he said. It means dedicating ourselves to it and taking it to heart.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 15, 2013Engage Rotary, Change Lives. Upcoming Rotary President Wayne Conger discusses what he would like to see the club achieve in the community.Madison Rotary: Engage Rotary, Change Lives New Bill Extends Early Voting Got newsStraight from the horses mouth?We Do!The Madison County Carrier &Madison Enterprise Recorder

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 2013 8A Madison County CarrierSPORTS By Fran Hunt Special to Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison County Cowboys wrapped up the season on a 17-10 record, and the cumulative statistics for the Cowboys have been released. They illustrated some very impressive numbers. As a team, at the plate, the Cowboys carried a .303 batting average, with 932 plate appearances, 743 at-bats, 1213 runs, 225 hits, 166 RBIs, 54 doubles, three triples, 18 homeruns, 10 sacrice ies, eight sacrice hits/bunts, 132 walks, 180 strikeouts, 39 hit by pitches, 42 reach on errors, 25 elders choice, an on base percentage of .429, a slugging average of .456, and 612 stolen bases. DJ McKnight had a batting average of .358, with 107 plate appearances, 81 at-bats, 30 runs, 29 hits, 34 RBIs, nine doubles, one triple, eight homeruns, three sacrice ies, 22 walks, 25 strikeouts, one hit by pitch, one reach on error, an on base percentage of .486, a slugging average of .790, and seven stolen bases. Akevious Williams had a batting average of .333, with 85 plate appearances, 69 at-bats, 19 runs, 23 hits, 13 RBIs, four doubles, one triple, one sacrice y, 15 walks, 15 strikeouts, six reach on errors, ve elder choice, an on base percentage of .447, a slugging average of .420, and 10 stolen bases. Wayne Driggers had a batting average of .167, with 19 plate appearances, 12 at-bats, ve runs, two hits, three RBIs, one sacrice y, two walks, four strikeouts, four hit by pitches, two reach on errors, one elders choice, an on base percentage of .421, a slugging average of .167, and one stolen base. Jake Latner had a batting average of .353, with 108 plate appearances, 85 at0-bats, 27 runs, 30 hits, 22 RBIs, seven doubles, one homerun, two sacrice hits/bunts, 19 walks, 22 strikeouts, two hit by pitches, six reach on errors, four elders choice, an on base percentage of .481, a slugging average of .471, and 10 stolen bases. Ethan Sevor had a batting average of .200, with ve plate appearances, ve at-bats, one hit, two strikeouts, and an on base percentage and a slugging average of .200. Taylor Howell had a batting average of .264, with 87 plate appearances, 72 at-bats, 13 runs, 19 hits, 14 RBIs, ve doubles, one homerun, eight walks, 13 strikeouts, seven hit by pitches, three reach on errors, two elders choice, an on base percentage of .391, a slugging average of .375, and three stolen bases. Drew Richardson had a batting average of .167, with 30 plate appearances, 24 at-bats, 10 runs, four hits, three RBIs, one double, one sacrice hit/bunt, four walks, six strikeouts, one hit by pitch, four reach on errors, an on base percentage of .310, a slugging average of .208, and three stolen bases. Cody Lange had a batting average of .250, with nine plate appearances, eight at-bats, three runs, two hits, two strikeouts, one hit by pitch, an on base percentage of .333, and a slugging average of .250. Chad Oliver had a batting average of .368, with 87 plate appearances, 68 at-bats, 20 runs, 25 hits, 14 RBIs, one double, three sacrice hits/bunts, 13 walks, ve strikeouts, three hit by pitches, ve reach on errors, two elders choice, an on base percentage of .488, a slugging average of .382, and 11 stolen bases. Jarrod Burns had a batting average of .224, with 92 plate appearances, 76 at-bats, 20 runs, 17 hits, 19 RBIs, three doubles, three homeruns, one sacrice y, ve walks, 21 strikeouts, 10 hit by pitches, two reach on errors, four elders choice an on base percentage of .348, a slugging average of .382, and six stolen bases. Brandon Hammond had a batting average of .222, with 74 plate appearances, 54 at-bats, 14 runs, 12 hits, six RBIs, two doubles, one homerun, one sacrice y, one sacrice hit/bunt, 12 walks, 20 strikeouts, six hit by pitches, three reach on errors, an on base percentage of .411, a slugging average of .315, and two stolen bases. Nic Tyson had a batting average of .286, with eight plate appearances, seven at-bats, three runs, two hits, one RBI, one double, one walk, one strikeout, one elders choice, an on base percentage of .375, and a slugging average of .429. Alex Tyson had a batting average of .143, with 10 plate appearances, seven at-bats, four runs, one hit, one RBI, three walks, three strikeouts, one reach on error, an on base percentage of .400, and a slugging average of .143. Zack Money had a batting average of .338, with 87 plate appearances, 74 at-bats, 18 runs, 25 hits, 13 RBIs, 11 doubles, one triple, one homerun, one sacrice y, 12 walks, 21 strikeouts, two reach on errors, two elders choice, an on base percentage of .425, a slugging average of .554, and four stolen bases. Patrick Bowen had a batting average of .355, with 113 plate appearances, 93 at-bats, 27 runs, 33 hits, 22 RBIs, 10 doubles, three homeruns, one sacrice y, 15 walks, 19 strikeouts, four hit by pitches, three reach on errors, three elders choice, an on base percentage of .460, a slugging average of .559, and four stolen bases. Garrett Holman had a batting average of .000, with eight plate appearances, ve at-bats, one RBI, one sacrice y, one sacrice hit/bunt, one walk, one strikeout, an on base percentage of .143, and a slugging average of .000. On the eld the Cowboys had a elding percentage of .903, with 679 total chances, 531 putouts, 82 assists, 667 errors, 11 double plays, and 11 runners caught stealing. McKnight had a elding percentage of .946, with 37 total chances, 35 putouts, two errors, and two caught stealing. Williams had a elding percentage of .970, with 33 total chances, 32 putouts, one error, and one caught stealing. Driggers had a elding percentage of .333, with three total chances, one putout, and two errors. Latner had a elding percentage of .90, with 20 total chances, 19 putouts, one error, and two caught stealing. Burns had a elding percentage of 1.000, with one total chances, and one assist. Sevor had a elding percentage of 1.000, with one total chance, and one putout. Howell had a elding percentage of .794, with 63 total chances, 41 putouts, nine assists, and 13 errors. Richardson had a elding percentage of .818, with 11 total chances, three putouts, six assists, and two errors. Lange had a elding percentage of .333, with six total chances, two putouts, and four errors. Oliver had a elding percentage of .833, with 72 total chances, 43 putouts, 17 assists, 12 errors, two double plays, and three caught stealing. Burns had a elding percentage of .771, with 48 total chances, 22 putouts, 15 assists, 11 errors, and three double plays. Hammond had a elding percentage of .820, with 61 total chances, 31 putouts, 19 assists, 11 errors, and four double plays. Nic Tyson had a elding percentage of 1.000, with six total chances, and six putouts. Alex Tyson had a elding percentage of 1.000, with one total chance, and one putout. Money had a elding percentage of .967, with 92 total chances, 81 putouts, eight assists, three errors, two double plays, and one runner caught stealing. Bowen had a elding percentage of .986, with 218 total chances, 208 putouts, seven assists, three errors, and three caught stealing. Holman had a elding percentage of .833, with six total chances, ve putouts, and one error. On the mound, the Cowboys had an earned run average of 2.77, with 17 wins, 10 losses, three saves, 179.2 innings pitched, 179 hits, 128 runs, 71 of which were earned, 111 walks, 202 strikeouts, two doubles, two homeruns, 869 batters faced, 740 at-bats,. a batting average of .242, an on base percentage of .354, 18 wild pitches, 18 hit by pitches, one balk, one putout, and 30 stolen bases, on 2,893 pitches. McKnight had an earned run average of 2.28, with one win, two losses, one save, 15.1 innings pitched, 11 hits, seven runs, ve of which were earned, 13 walks, 19 strikeouts, 68 batters faced, 55 atbats, a batting average of .200, an on base percentage of .353, four wild pitches, and four stolen bases, on 248 pitches. Williams had an earned run average of 6.63, with a win/loss record of 0-0, 6.1 innings pitched, eight hits, six runs, al of which were earned, six walks, nine strikeouts, 33 batters faced, 26 at-bats, a batting average of .308, an on base percentage of .455, one hit by pitch, and two stolen bases, on 107 pitches Driggers had an earned run average of 10.50, with 1.1 innings pitched, three hits, three runs, two of which were earned, two walks, one strikeout, 10 batters faced, eight at-bats, a batting average of .375, and an on base percentage of .500. Sevor had a batting average of 2.33, with three innings pitched, three hits, one run, which was earned, no walks, two strikeouts, 13 batters faced, 12 at-bats, a batting average of .250, an on base percentage of .308, and one hit by pitch, on 39 pitches. Howell had an earned run average of 4.41, with a win/loss record of 5-3, 47.2 innings pitched, 53 hits, 40 runs, 30 of which were earned, 26 walks, 32 strikeouts, one double, one homerun, 228 batters faced, 195 at-bats, a batting average of .272, an on base percentage of .377, three wild pitches, seven hit by pitches, and one stolen base, on 701 pitches. Richardson had an earned run average of 3.00, with a win/loss record of 1-0, 4.2 innings pitched, seven hits, three runs, two of which were earned, one walk, three strikeouts, one homerun, 21 batters faced, 20 at-bats, a batting average of .350, and an on base percentage of .381, on 53 pitches. Burns had an earned run average of 1.17, with a win/loss record of 1-2, 18 innings pitched, 18 hits, 12 runs, three of which were earned, nine walks, 23 strikeouts, one double, 83 batters faced, 73 at-bats, a batting average of .247, an on base percentage of .337, two wild pitches, one hit by pitch, and four stolen bases, on 197 pitches. Hammond had an earned run average of 0.00, with one inning pitched, three hits, ve runs, two walks, no strikeouts, 11 batters faced, nine at-bats, a batting average of .333, an on base percentage of .455, and two stolen bases on 33 pitches. Alex Tyson had an earned run average of 2.49, with a win/loss record of 2-1, two saves, 19.2 innings pitched, 22 hits, 12 runs, seven of which were earned, 10 walks, 25 strikeouts, 95 batters faced, 85 at-bats, a batting average of .259, an on base percentage of .337, three wild pitches, one balk, and ve stolen bases, on 358 pitches. Money had an earned run average of 1.68, with a win/loss record of 7-2, 62.2 innings pitched, 51 hits, 39 runs, 15 of which were earned, 42 walks, 88 strikeouts, 307 batters faced, 257 at-bats, a batting average of .198, an on base percentage of .329, six wild pitches, eight hit by pitches, one putout, and 12 stolen bases, on 1,157 pitches.Cowboys Season StatsA nearly full eld of 72 golfers participated in the 3rd Annual B.F. Killingsworth Gator Golf Classic held Monday, May 20, at Madison Country Club. We would like to congratulate our winners for a great victory and our sponsors for everything they do to make this event so possible, said tournament director Mike Noreet. At the early morning rules announcement, Noreet explained to the rst ight participants If you want to play in this event next year, youd better get your name on the list now. This event will ll up in 2014. The Gator Golf Classic, created about eight years ago by B.F. Killingsworth, has raised well over $75,000 for scholarships of local students to attend the University of Florida. Players entered as four-person teams. Scoring for the winners was based on lowest net scores for the top three, and low gross score for rst place. First Place Low Gross was the team of Chuck Tent, Jo Hayes, Jeff French and Eddie Appling shooting an impressive 50.3. First Place Net found the foursome of Mike Ragans, Trent Ragans, Clayte McWilliams and Dr. Willie Miles. The group shot an adjusted score of 52.9. The Second Place net team was from Madison County Community Bank and featured players Willy Gamalero, Jim Flournoy, Chris Day and John Dietrich shooting a score of 54.4. The team of John Haire, Morris Haire, Ted Beggs and Gene McClamma shot a 55.0 net score to land Third Place Net. Longest Putt was won by Ted Beggs, Longest Drive Champion was John Coleman and Closest to the Pin was Kevin Greene. The Gator faithful volunteers would like to sincerely thank the following sponsors for their dedicated support: Walts Live Oak Ford, We Insure Florida, Farm Bureau, Leigh Bareld, Lisa Tuten, Tim Sanders, Tommy Hardee, Ben Stewart, Rudy and Ann M. Hamrick, Dale and Carol Gibson, Beggs Funeral Home, Hall's Tire and Mufer, North Florida Financial Merle Norman, Madison Dental, Mink Chiropractic, Bailey Browning, Capital City Bank, Wetzel Blair, Gene Rutherford Construction, Clemons, Rutherford & Associates, Darbi and Associates, Madison Vet, Allied Therapy, Coleburn Enterprises Door prizes were donated by: L&W Seafood, Madison Starter and Alternator, Studstill Lumber, Denny's, Walmart, Rancho Grande, Austin's Cattle Company, Chick--A, Tri-County, Texas Roadhouse, Outback Steakhouse, Madison Sporting Goods and Pawn, Lake Park of Madison, Pizza Hut, AFLAC, Lindsay Fico, Bank of America, Madison County Community Bank. Busy Bee, UF Foundation Donations were received from: Little Debbie/ Larry Olive, Nestle Waters, Bruce, Teresa, Christopher and Whitney Howell, Stewart's Automotive, Greene Publishing. Jimbob Printing, Connor's Signs, TT's Cakes and More, Harveys, Winn-Dixie, Kim Brandies, Kathy Norwood. Also a BIG thank you to the Madison County Country Club, Stefanie Thomas, Tim Sanders, Mike and Nida Noreet and the Killingsworth and Turner families.3rd Annual B.F. Killingsworth Gator Golf Classic Winners

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Madison County Carrier 9ASCHOOL TAKE ACTION By Fran Hunt Special to Greene Publishing, Inc. Aucilla Christian Academy senior Jay Finlayson recently received an academic scholarship from Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Ga., and he signed a national letter of commitment to play basketball while in attendance there. He explained that Covenant is a Division-3 school and did not have athletic scholarships, but he was able to compete for academic scholarships, and won a pretty good scholarship package. I was also selected as an alternate for the main scholarship package. With the package I did receive and several smaller scholarships, it will cover most of my four-year education, he said. Im really excited to be able to go and play basketball for Covenant, said Jay. I fell in love with the campus, the students, and the staff when I was there. It just felt like the place for me. Jay plans to study business while at Covenant, and upon graduation he plans to come back and manage the family farm and hopefully open a forestry business as well. He has maintained a 4.0 grade point average throughout high school. In his senior year at ACA, he received an award for the highest grade point average (GPA) in physics, as well as the Presidential Award for Academic Excellence. To qualify for this award a student must have a GPA of 90 or above and must score higher than the 90th percentile in math or reading on the Stanford Achievement Test or higher than the 90th percentile overall on the ACT or the SAT. He was also a Senior Honor and Beta graduate, who received both the Gold Beta Cord and a White Honors Cord. Jay was also one of four ACA seniors who qualied to receive the $12,000 Bright Future Florida Academic Scholars Award. He also was one of 24 Florida seniors named to the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Academic All-State Team, who received a $1,000 scholarship. To be eligible for selection to the Academic All-State Team, a student-athlete must be a graduating senior, have a cumulative unweighted grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, and have earned a varsity letter in at least two different sports during each of his or her junior and senior years. The members were selected based on academic record, athletic participation, non-athletic activities, community service and an essay. The 24 members came from an applicant pool of more than 240 qualied candidates from the Associations 685 member high schools. While attending Aucilla, Jay earned four varsity letters in basketball and cross country, as well as one in football. He was active in student government and participated in Beta Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Brain Bowl, all four years of high school. He is active in the community through his youth group at First United Methodist Church of Monticello, and he sings in the choir. He has volunteered and helped during past community Thanksgiving Day dinners, and he has helped with Southern Music Rising in all its previous years. Jay is the son of Mac and Mary Beth Finlayson of Greenville.Signs Letter Of Commitment to Play BasketballPhoto SubmittedAucilla Christian Academy senior Jay Finlayson recently signed his national letter of commitment to play basketball for Covenant College, where he was awarded a sizable academic scholarship package. Pictured from left to right are ACA Basketball Coach Dan Nennstiel, Mac Finlayson, Jay Finlayson, and Mary Beth Finlsyon. Jay Finlayson Receives Academic S cholarship SUBSCRIBE Fill out the form below and send it in to:Greene Publishing, Inc.P.O. Drawer 772 Madison, FL 32341With money order or check payment made out to Greene Publishing, Inc. in the amount for the In or Out-of-County rate $35 In County $45 Out-of-County Name:_________________________________ Address:________________________________ _______________________________________ City:___________________________________ State:_______________ Zip:_______________ Phone:___________________________________

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Applicant must possess strong skills in all Microsoft software and QuickBooks 2013. A high school diploma and experience as secretary or in ofce management are required. Applicant must have excellent communications skills in spoken and written English. Submit resume and county application to the County Extension Ofce at 2729 W. Washington St. by June 6, 2013. 5/29-6/5,cAdvent Christian Village Current JOBS Line Advertisement call 658-5627 or visit www.acvillage.net 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week Find a Job / Become Part of a Community FT & PT LPN / RN Direct Care Unrestricted Florida license & knowledge of LTC regs required, prior experience in long-term care setting a plus. FT night shifts available. Excellent benets package / competitive wages. Apply in person at Personnel Ofce Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., or fax resume / credentials to (386) 658-5160. EOE / Drug-Free Workplace / Criminal background checks required.5/29, 6/5, c Marshall Health NOW HIRING! 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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 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 5/22, 5/29 BID NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Madison County, Florida will be accepting bids for the following: Furnishing all necessary materials, equipment, labor and supervision including maintenance of Trafc (MOT) to: to construct drainage, roadway and intersection improvements and resurfacing, including all work required by the FDOT Drive way Permit, as outlined in the Specications and shown in the Construction Plans prepared for Madison County and designated as NW Pickle Lane Intersection Im provements Construction Plans, dated April, 2013, and known as Project No. FY 2013 05. Bids may be submitted to the Board of County Commissioners by depositing same at the Board ofce located in Ofce 219 at the Madison County Courthouse Annex, 229 SW Pinckney Street, Madison, Florida 32340, or Post Ofce Box 539, Madison, Florida 32341 any time prior to 5:00 PM on Friday, June 14, 2013. ANY BIDS RECEIVED AFTER SUCH DATE AND TIME WILL NOT BE OPENED AND/OR CONSIDERED. Bids must be clearly marked on the outside of the front of the bid envelope as follows: NW Pickle Lane Intersection Im provements and Resurfacing, Project Number FY 2013-05. BID MUST CONTAIN A COPY OF THE VENDORS MADISON COUNTY OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE WHERE APPLICABLE, OR CERTIFIED STATE CONTRACTOR NUMBER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AWARD. Please be advised that a MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 2:00 PM in the County Commission Meeting Room located in the Madison County Courthouse Annex Building, 229 SW Pinck ney Street in Madison, Florida. BIDS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FROM ANY BIDDER WHO IS NOT REPRESENTED AT THIS CONFERENCE. Bid Specications, as well as other pertinent documents, may be obtained from the Madison County Road Department ofce located at 2060 NE Rocky Ford Road (C-591), 2 miles north of Madison, telephone # 850-973-2156, beginning Wednes day, May 29, 2013. Each contractor interested in bidding these projects is strong ly urged to obtain copies of the bid packages immediately in order to have time to review all information and visit the project location prior to the Mandatory PreBid Conference. Bids will be opened on Monday, June 17, 2013 at 9:00 AM in the Madison County Board of County Commissioners meeting room. Award by the Board of County Commissioners is scheduled for Wednesday, June 19, 2013. Madison County reserves the right to waive any informality or to reject any or all bids.5/29, 5/31 Notice of Sale Pursuant to Chapter 83, Part IV Under the Authority of the Self-Service Storage Facility Act, Section 83.805 the described below has been seized for nonpayment of rent and other accrued expenses. The property consists primarily of household & personal goods in units rented by: TKeyah Bareld, and Katrina Hubbard The property will be sold at auction to the highest bidder as provided by the Self-Storage Facility Act, Section 83.806. the sale will be held Saturday June1, 2013., at the Madison Mini Storage, 1098 E. U.S. Hwy 90, in Madison, Florida. For further information call 850-973-2008 .5/29, 5/31 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Pursuant to SS 336.09 and 336.10, Florida Statutes, the Board of County Commissioners of Madison County, Florida hereby gives notice that at 9:00 a.m. during its regular meeting held June 5, 2013 at the Board of County Commissioners Room, Room No. 107, Madison County Courthouse Annex, 229 SW Pinckney Street, Madison, Florida, the Board will hold a public hearing to consider vacating, abandoning, discontinuing and closing certain roads located in Northeast Madison County, Florida, more specically described as follows: SW CANAL POINT TRAIL: A portion of said road, lying in Section 04, Township 2 south, Range 09 East, from the west property line of Parcel ID No., 04-2S-08-0801-007-000, to the end of the County maintained portion of road, or approximately 545 feet. YOU WILL PLEASE BE GOVERNED ACCORDINGLY. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Dated this 15th day of May 2013. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: Allen Cherry, County Coordinator All interested parties may appear at this hearing and be heard regarding this matter.5/15, 5/29 Notice of divorce between Michael Lee Sever jr. and Victoria Marie Lamoreux.5/29, 6/5, 6/12, 6/19

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By Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. The May meeting was the last time the Madison County Foundation for Excellence in Education (MCFEE) met for the school year of 2012-2013, and several teachers were on hand to show the MCFEE board how its assistance with grant money had helped them with innovative projects during the previous school year that not only boosted their students learning, but made it enjoyable as well. First up was Lisa Pennington and Missy Melvin of Madison Central School, ESE teachers with four classes altogether (third, fourth and fth graders). With their Electronics for Learning project, they explained how a couple of well-loved iPads had helped even the lowest quartile of students, especially the ones who dgeted and couldnt sit still; since they tended to be visually oriented, the iPad apps were ideally suited to them. A display of charts and graphs measured each students capabilities in comprehension and vocabulary before and after, showing signicant gains for each one. They loved it, Pennington said of the iPads. Its a great learning tool and a great behavior management tool. Unless the students behave, they dont get their turn with the coveted iPad. Debbie Christ, also from Central, teaches a self-contained ESE K-5 class that includes children with autism and cognitive disabilities. With The Rockin Roller Coaster Project, her students created a custom-built, scale-model roller coaster, that enabled them to understand concepts like force, friction, drag and energy. They experimented with several different set-ups to gure out what would work and why. Before and after test results measured the gains they had made in understanding abstract concepts through a hands-on application. Madison County High School science teacher Chris Weider explained how he had worked with a grant from Progress Energy to teach his students about alternative energy sources; fossil fuels wont last forever, and alternative energy will become more and more important in the future. He has organized science fairs that focus on alternative energy sources and taken his students on eld trips to the energy plant in Ellaville to show them the real world of energy, i.e., that it doesnt just materialize out of the ether. It requires some sort of fuel to create energy, and right now the most common fuel used is oil; it also requires an enormous amount of machinery and technology like the energy plant at Ellaville. Seeing the physical machinery like that at the plant has a way of bringing abstract concepts home. Katie Roberts, a Central School Kindergarten teacher, set Education on Fire with two Kindles, customized to use specic games and apps, but not connect to the Internet. Before and after testing showed that her students made signicant gains in sight words, reading and math. Like fellow teacher Pennington, she had also discovered the behavior-management potential of a coveted electronic learning tool. If the children dont behave, theyre not allowed to use the Kindle. If they complete their learning apps satisfactorily, they can spend ve minutes on a fun app. Technology is the wave of the future for these kids, said Roberts. Next year, she plans to get two more Kindles so she will have four altogether. Emma Franklin teaches a self-contained ESE Kindergarten class at MCCS, and used audiobooks and buddy-learning in her Lend Me An Ear listen-andlearn project. I was surprised that my data was so good, she said of the charts showing the gains her students had made. I was just telling my kids that I would put them up against any Kindergarten class in the U.S. Bridget Miller used a 30-gallon aquarium to Feed Our Knowledge and help her Pre-K students understand reading, science and math. The students drew pictures of the sh, kept a journal about the aquarium, wrote stories about the goldsh and did activities with goldsh crackers. One of the parents even read them a goldsh story in both English and Spanish. All the children mastered their assigned skills and some exceeded expectations. Second grade teacher Leslie Vester also discovered that It All Starts With A Kindle. With two kindles for her students to use, 13 out of 17 students showed signicant gains in math and reading scores. She is hoping to get two more Kindles next year, but if not, her students are pretty good at sharing. Second grade teacher Stacy Rivers needed a few extra resources to cultivate good writers. Some of the things she purchased were writing folders and pretty paper for each of her students. The result was that her students got excited about writing, and one student went from unable to write at all she would turn in blank pieces of paper to independent story-writing by the end of the term. Rivers read aloud one of the stories the student had written, a story of a girl dinosaur who lives in a modern town, drives around in a Camero and plays hide and eat. She also purchased a chair, which she painted and decorated to make it a special authors chair for the children to sit in when they share their stories with the class. Rivers 18 students also learned poetry writing, including specialized forms such as the ve-line cinquain form and the Japanese haiku. She summed it up in a way apropos not only to herself, but to all the teachers who had presented their projects to the board. You want them to love what theyre doing, she said. And put their all into it. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, May 29, 2013 12A Madison County CarrierSCHOOL Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 14, 2013Stacy Rivers reads a students story aloud.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 14, 2013Emma Franklin presents Lend Me An Ear.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 14, 2013(Left to right) Lisa Pennington and Missy Melvin present Electronics for Learning.Teachers Show MCFEE How It Made a Difference Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 14, 2013Chris Weider (outside frame) and Rose Marie McHugh present The Alternate Energy Project. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 14, 2013Katie Roberts presents Education on Fire. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 14, 2013Leslie Vester explains how It All Starts with a Kindle. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 14, 2013Bridget Miller presents Feeding our Knowledge. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, May 14, 2013Debbie Christ presents The Rockin Roller Coaster.

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2B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 29, 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 The following provides guidance on how people can help in the wake of the devastating tornadoes that hit Oklahoma. Note that this guidance is directed at non-local gifts and volunteers, outside the immediate impact area. At no time should Salvation Army units encourage personnel and goods be sent to the site without coordination and approval through The Salvation Armys Southern Territory Headquarters. For updated information visit: www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org Cash Contributions Encouraged Donors are encouraged to contribute cash. In-kind donations require sorting, boxing, palletizing, storage, and delivery to the disaster location. All of these activities can be costly and time consuming, and therefore may delay service delivery. Cash donations allow The Salvation Army to purchase product to quickly and efficiently meet the most urgent needs of disaster victims. When possible, the purchases are made near the disaster site to stimulate the local economy and ensure quicker delivery. It is easy to give to The Salvation Army: By phone at 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769) Online at www.salvationarmyusa.org By mail: The Salvation Army Disaster Relief, P.O. BOX 2536, Oklahoma City, OK 73102 Please make checks payable to "The Salvation Army" and clearly marked "May 2013 Oklahoma Tornadoes." Text To Give You can also text the word STORM to 80888 to make a $10 donation through your mobile phone; to confirm your gift, respond with the word Yes.* *A one-time donation of $10 will be added to your mobile phone bill or deducted from your prepaidbalance. Message & Data Rates May Apply. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. Service is available on Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint and TMobile. By participating you certify that you agree to the terms and conditions, that you are 18 yrs. or older, or have parental permission, and have authorization from the account holder. Donations are collected for the benefit of The Salvation Army by the Innovative Giving Foundation and subject to the terms found at igfn.org/t. Privacy policy: igfn.org/p. Text STOP to 80888 to stop; Text HELP to 80888 for help. Corporate (Bulk) Donations The Salvation Army appreciates in-kind gift offers from corporate contributors. For all jurisdictions, outside Oklahoma, corporate in-kind gift offers should be referred to: Lanita Lloyd lanita_lloyd@uss.salvationarmy.org Donations from the General Public Currently, The Salvation Army is not accepting in-kind donations from the general public for disaster relief operations. Used clothing and used furnishings are not needed for disaster relief. However, The Salvation Army depends upon your donation of used clothing and other items to support local programming. Please consider donating your used clothing to your local Salvation Army Thrift Store. Volunteers The Salvation Army recruits and deploys disaster workers through its local Salvation Army units. To register as a disaster worker: Call your local Salvation Army. Register online at www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org Salvation Army Releases Giving and Donation Guide for May 2013 Oklahoma Tornado ...Story continued on 5B...

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Path of FaithMadison County Carrier Wednesday, May 29, 2013 3B The PulpitBy Bryant Thigpen Youth Paster, Bible Deliverence Church I hope this edition of the Path of Faith finds you and your family doing well. During the summer months, everyone plans to do what they enjoy most. Those activities range from traveling and visiting family to staying at home and planting a garden. But no matter where your interests lie, in order to fulfill your plans, it requires action. The same principle applies to our Christian life. James 2:26 For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also. In order for us to accept this free gift of salvation, we must first confess with our mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in our heart that God has raised him (Jesus) from the dead, then are we saved (Romans 10:9). For Jesus to die on the cross and make a way for us to have eternal life was his action to show us how much he loved us. In exchange, our action to show him our love is when we believe in our hearts and confess with our mouth and serve him. You find many times in the Bible when there was a need for a miracle, there was action on their behalf. In Luke 8:43-48, there was a woman with an issue of blood who was in need of a touch from Jesus. She had faith that if she got to him, she would be made whole. So, what did she do? She pressed through the crowd to get to him. Because of her determination, she got the attention of Jesus and was immediately healed. In Luke 2, some friends heard that Jesus was in a house in Capernaum, so they decided to bring their friend who was paralytic (paralyzed). The effort and faith on their behalf to break off part of the ceiling and lower their friend down to Jesus was the action Jesus honored. Jesus commanded him to rise up and walk, and he did. In the Old Testament there was an honorable and mighty man named Namaan who was a leper (2 Kings 5:1-15). Namaan received word from a man of God to go down to the river Jordan and dip himself seven times into the river and he would be cleansed from leprosy. The Jordan was a dirty river, not used for cleansing. Had Namaan said, Im not getting in the water, its nasty, he prob ably w ould have missed his chance on a miracle. But because he put action with his faith, he was healed. You hear the expression frequently, actions speak louder than words. Just as these people had faith in Jesus and backed it with action, we today show our faith by confessing Jesus, believing and demonstrating our faith through actions. Are we growing in our relationship with him? Are we sharing with others what Jesus has done for us? Are we faithful in church attendance? And most importantly, is our life reflecting Christ? And the question we should all ask our self, is our actions speaking louder than words? Actions Speak Louder Than Words

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Curtain climbers. Yard monkeys. Cherubs. Whippersnappers. Ankle biters. Urchins. I dont know what you call them, but our children have been turned loose on the world. School is out for summer (at least it ends this week here where I live). By the end of summer Im afraid my description of these little animals will be a bit stronger. Ill be ready for them to return to the classroom. Still, I appreciate their euphoria. I can recall the butterflies that formed in my stomach as summer break approached each year: No more pencils, no more books, no more teachers dirty looks. It was sweet release. Now, this does not mean my summers were always easy. I worked on my uncles poultry farm every summer from the time I was twelve or so until graduation. And ironically, it was those hot, stinking chicken houses that convinced me to stay in school and get a college education. But as a kid anything anything was better than sitting in a dull classroom doing algebra problems, memorizing Lord Byron, and studying vocabulary words. Even if that meant doing hard labor shoveling, well, you know what. So, I still get giddy this time of year just thinking about escaping for the summer. But Im not the only one nor are my children. The real happiness is found in empty classrooms where teachers are dancing with unmitigated joy. At least I know my sons teachers are dancing. These dear souls will prob ably be sitting somewhere in a retirement home sixty years from now, telling horror stories about those McBrayer boys. Preachers kids are the worst, you know. I hope their teachers dont tear up their contracts this summer and refuse to return. Its been said that if teachers were paid like professional athletes, and if athletes were paid like teachers, our society would be a much better place. Amen to that. But money is not the reason these men and women give themselves to the classroom. Sure, teachers would take a raise (or two), but they teach for other reasons: They teach because they love working with children. They teach because they are drawn to a particular subject. Or they teach because as a student, they themselves were greatly influenced by a teacher. In fact, influence seems to be the real reason teachers teach. Only parents and close family members have the kind of unparalleled impact on youngsters as teachers. The influence is incalculable. The Apostle James said, My brothers and sisters, most of you shouldnt want to be teachers. You know that those of us who teach will be held more accountable. Why this higher standard? Because teachers have an extra responsibility, not only as adults that little ones observe, but also as ones who encode and train our children. Teachers are the architects and designers of the future. That is indeed, a great responsibility. Too many times we who stand behind pulpits or travel to the mission field (whatever that means) monopolize the market on doing Gods work. But everyone everyone has opportunity to do the work of God. This is doubly true for teachers. Theirs is nothing less than a divine calling. Sure, there are a few bad apples in the educational barrel those who do not take their calling or responsibility seriously enough, or who give the profession a bad name you can find these kinds of folks in all career fields. Yet, all in all, teachers are a heroic lot who deserve our support, admiration, and even our prayers. God knows if I 4B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 29, 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 29, 2013 5B Keeping the Faith Story cont. from 4BRonnie McBrayer is a syndicated columnist, speaker, and author of multiple books. You can read more and receive regular e-columns in your inbox at www.ronniemcbrayer.me. were matched against twenty-five second graders every day, Id want someone praying for me. And to my sons middle school teachers, a final word before you slip into the rapture of a kid-less summer: My wife and I have one more son coming your way. As he has been cultured by his older brothers, he may be the most challenging one yet. Regular readers of this column can confirm this for you. So accept my apology in advance. Ill be praying for you. If you are a new volunteer, registering today, bear in mind that The Salvation Army deploys trained disaster workers already associated with The Salvation Army first. A standard deployment is two weeks, including twelve working days and two travel days. If you have not been trained or cannot commit to the time needed, it is less likely The Salvation Army will deploy you to the disaster site. There may, however, still be opportunities for you to serve locally at your local Salvation Army unit. Do not travel to the disaster site on your own, without being deployed through your local Salvation Army unit. Spontaneous volunteers arriving uninvited a disaster sight are not helpful and can impede the delivery of relief services at the disaster site. If you do self-deploy, The Salvation Army makes no commitment to provide work, food, lodging, or any other form of support for you when you arrive. Salvation Army Story cont. from 2B

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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. 6B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Path of Faith Seminole, Gator Fan Challenge At Lee Worship Center

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Path of Faith Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 29, 2013 7B Send us your church bulletin bloopers to: news@greenepublishing.com. Please include the name and location of church. Let us join David and Lisa in the celebration of their wedding and bring their happiness to a conclusion. Diana and Don request your presents at their wedding. Remember in prayer the many who are sick of our church and community. The eighth-graders will be presenting Shakespeares Hamlet in the church basement on Friday at 7 p.m. The congregation is invited to attend this tragedy. Please place your donation in the envelope along with the deceased person(s) you want remembered. Due to the Rectors illness, Wednesdays healing services will be discontinued until further notice. Dont miss this Saturdays exhibit by Christian Martian Arts. The Rev. Merriwether spoke briefly, much to the delight of the audience.

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8B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Path of Faith The Genesis Missionary Baptist Church held its First Mothers Day Conference May 1012. The conference started on Friday night at 7 p.m. with Minister Linda Bradley and the Family & Friendly Missionary Baptist Church of Thomasville, Georgia. The praise and worship ministry was led by musician Minister Whitehead and the brother did play that double keyboard with old school gospel. The church was on a spiritual high, shouting, praises going up, holy dancing, anointing with oil, flowing of tears, God was again at Genesis. Minister Bradley is a spirit filled, and powerful woman for Christ. Her scripture came from Luke 13:12 and the subject taken from the scripture was Woman thou art loosed from thy infirmities. The services concluded with Minister Whitehead singing Dont let the devil ride. On Saturday morning at 10 a.m., the breakout seminars consisting of the energetic, unstoppable, and steadfast words from Genesis own Sister Alfreda Demps speaking about the Quality of a Christian Woman, next Pastor Oliver Bradley talked about the Nature of a Christian, and finally the voice of a strong, effectual and compelling woman, Evangelist Sharon Warren spoke about the Power of a Christian Woman. Sister Nita Brown went way back in the gospel handbook singing Did You Read that Letter? and she was phenomenal! Scripture was read by Evangelist Sparrow and Sister Mary Brinson-Hargetts solo You Are Holy was divine. Minister Linda Bradleys sermon, We come armed and dangerous scripture from Ezekiel 37:1-5. The service was concluded with lunch prepared by the men of Genesis, served by the Youth Department and a Mothers Day Fashion Parade with the Mistress of Ceremony Sister Mary Brinson-Hargett accompanied by her daughter Lica FranklinThomas. The models consist of Mother Queen Smith-Davis, Marie Gallon-Jones escorted by Makyle Montgomery, Ida Belle Johnson, pretty little Alayah Norwood escorted by Timothy McCray, Cheryl Thompkins from Jacksonville, Florida, Jackie Bradley, Alexis Hamilton, Minister Lindsey Fudge escorted by her husband Deacon James Fudge, Destini Butler, Gloria J. Washington escorted by Timothy McCray, Ernest Brown, Jabaren Moore, Hiram Walker, and Fontana Davis. All the mothers and guests were pleasantly delighted. What a glorious day! On Mothers Day, Sunday morning worship services began with Sunday School with Superintendent Deacon Mack Alexander leading the church school with prayer and Pastor Bradley teaching the from the Sunday School topic Life Worth Living printed passage 2 Peter 1:4-14. Praise and Worship opened by Pastor Oliver Bradley and Brother Fontana Davis and a powerful prayer by Pastor Henry Leonard of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Pinetta, Florida. The Genesis Youth Department Praise Dancers performed to the music of Yolanda Adams Be Blessed with Genesis Missionary Baptist Holds First Mothers Day Conference...Story continued on 9B...

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Path of Faith Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 29, 2013 9B choreography by Alexis Hamilton. The Praise Dance Team consisted of Zorreya Lee, Michaela Perez, Melissa Perez, Fontasia Davis, Alayah Norwood, Jalyric Haynes, Destini Butler and Youth Director Debra Davis-Haynes, along with Terri Butler and Raphine Ghent. They were awesome. The Genesis Male Choir members were Pastor Oliver Bradley, Fontana Davis, Dr. James Brown, Larry Holmes, Marco Davis, Deacon Mack Alexander, JaeBion Anderson, Jamarius Anderson, Deacon Robert Davis and Joshua Bradley accompanied by Dr. Phillip Combs, Minister of Music. Dr. James Brown sang God has smiled on me and Brother Fontana Davis soulful voice singing You may see my Glory but you dont know my story. Mother Stella Davis the eldest member of Genesis recited the poem A Deserted Mother and Sister Maxine Franklin the second eldest member impromptu of singing Amazing Grace was amazing. The scripture was read by Minister Zola Leonard. Dr. Phillip Combs introduced the speaker who was recently on the Steve Harvey Show televised in Chicago, Illinois honoring all mothers and what a wonderful introduction! Terri Butler sang Hes a Wonder in my Soul it was extraordinary. Minister Sheila Combs a committed, bold, devoted and dedicated woman of God was the speaker. Her subject was I want to be pleasing before the Lord coming from scripture 2 Chronicles 7:11-14. Oh! what a powerful message about love, helping each other, stop gossiping and our commitment to God. She tells us to stop trying to bargain with God when we pray, make God a promise and stay committed. We have nothing to bargain with, everything belongs to God. Lunch was served by the men of Genesis as all mothers and guests were fed with physical food. What a time Gods people had on this 1st Annual Mothers Day Womens Conference praising and uplifting the name of Jesus and honoring all mothers. We commend you Pastor Bradley for allowing God to use you in the uplifting of His people and kingdom building of His church. We thank God for you and ALL the men of Genesis for a job well done. God was truly a participant of this 1st Annual Mothers Day Womens Conference. Gods continued blessings to all of the program participants. We look forward to next year if its the Lords will. Give God the Glory! Mothers Day Conference Story cont. from 8B

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Submitted by Joe Boyles, Deacon, St. Marys Episcopal Church Madisons wildflowers are in full bloom. Natures paintbrush has decorated our roadsides, drainage ditches, and fields in an array of gold, lavender, red, blue, and yellow flowers. Every wildflower season in late spring is special, but some years are better than others. Because of relatively abundant rainfall in March and April, this years wildflowers are especially plentiful and long-lasting. Driving along our rural roads brings a smile to my face and joy to my heart that only Gods creation can provide. The predominate flower I see is the blackeyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) which turns the roadsides into a sea of gold. Adding shades of red are the phlox (drummondii). The longstemmed blue flowers are spider-wort. We have an eight-acre pasture that is awash in a longstemmed delicate white flower I call Queen Anne s lace. I dont see very much of the beautiful blanket flower (Gaillardia pulchella) so it must be harder to grow. I refer to this as the Seminole flower because the colors so closely match FSU colors of garnet and gold. I have planted some wildflowers, but most of our beds are naturally grown and seeded. JimBob Searcy once told me that it was really important to allow the wildflowers to go to seed to spread the crop for the following season. He told me that mid-June was a good rule of thumb to avoid mowing until the seeds from the dead flowers drop into the soil or spread by wind. It is tempting to mow earlier when the flowers dry up, but you need to be patient for a few more weeks. Our County Road Department does a really good job of mowing around the wildflower beds when theyre cleaning up the roadsides. Kudos to them. Madison is not alone in our wildflower beauty. Ive been told the Bluebonnets in East Texas are particularly beautiful this time of year. The high desert of Southern California is always spectacular in the spring. With a good rainy season in January, the Mojave will bloom for as long as two months. Im sure many other parts of the country, away from the urban areas, abound in the colors of native wildflowers. My best source of wildflower seeds came from Wally Davis at Farmers Supply when that store was still open. I miss that business on South Range Street. Wildflowers make a spectacular backdrop for photographs. Last week, I saw a photographer taking pictures of a teenage girl in a lovely dress among a sea of black-eyed Susans and phlox. Im sure there will be a family treasure that will adorn the mantle for years to come. I thrill every spring when the wildflowers begin to grow, and I know Im not the only one. 10B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Path of Faith Madison A-Bloom Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jacob Bembry, May 13, 2013.The Creators Gift Wildflowers bloom in waves of color along Highway 255 and many other rural roadsides in Madison County.

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