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Madison County carrier
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Began Aug. 5, 1964.
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Co-publisher: Mary Ellen Greene.
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Wed. February 19, 2014VOL. 50 NO. 26 www.greenepublishing.com 50 cents Index2 Sections, 18 Pages Local Weather Viewpoints 2A Around Madison3-6A Obituaries 4A Sports 7A Classieds 8A Legals 9A School 10A Path of Faith Section B MCCS Bronco Banking Program Holds Grand OpeningSee Page 10AGreenville To Vote On Town Charter AmendmentsBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.In less than a month, Greenville residents will have a chance to vote on amendments to the Towns charter contained in Ordinance No. 234. On Tuesday, March 11, the Greenville Senior Citizens Center at 166 SW Onslow Street will serve as the polling site, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. The amendments under consideration will address vacancies on the Town Council and in the position of Town Manager, as well as the gender-specic pronouns and other language in the current charter. Regarding vacancies on the Council, a council members position will be considered vacant if he or she is absent from three regular and/or special Council meetings within a 12-month period, without being excused by the Council prior to the third absence. In the case of the Town Manager, that person will designate the Town Clerk or other qualied Town employee to ll in and perform the necessary duties should the manager need to be absent for a period of 45 days or longer. If there is no one in the Town Manager position, then the Council will temporarily appoint the Town Clerk, or if there is no Town Clerk, then the Council will appoint another qualied town employee. In the case of the Town Manager position being vacant, whoever is appointed to perform those duties will be paid commensurate with the additional duties and responsibilities until a Town Manager is hired. The nal change under consideration will change all genderspecic references in the charter to more updated gender-neutral ones. For example, councilman will become councilmember and the pronoun he will be written as he/she. Voters can pick up a copy of Ordinance No. 234 from the City Hall for review prior to the vote. Womans Club Building Issue May Be Close To ResolutionBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.At the city commission meeting Feb. 11, City Attorney Clay Schnitker briefed the board about the status of the city-owned Womans Club Building, saying that the city had given some more changes to the written agreement and that the committee of city ofcials needed to look at those. The agreement would then be sent to the Womans Club members and their attorney Vernon Douglas.At their February meeting two days later, Womans Club President Ethel Barefoot distributed copies of the Memorandum of UnSee Resolution On Page 3A Scam AlertMadison County Sheriff Ben Stewart wants all citizens to be aware of the most recent SCAM occurring throughout Madison and surrounding counties. Citizens are receiving phone calls from inSee Scam Alert On Page 3AMobile App Lets Victims Track Offenders StatusThe Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) now has a Victim Information and Notication Everyday (VINE) mobile app that provides information and notication of an offenders status to victims of crimes committed by inmates in the departments custody or under See Mobile App On Page 3A James Madison Preparatory High School Hosts Open HouseStory SubmittedJames Madison Preparatory High School, a STEM-focused, tuitionfree charter public high school, will have approximately 60 open seats for new students in the upcoming school year 20142015. About ten of those available seats are in the tenth grade class, and the other fty are the incoming class of ninth graders. If your son or daughter is going into either of those grades next year and has an interest in a rigorous STEM curriculum to prepare them See Open House On Page 3AMCHS Cowgirls Basketball Player Jameica Cobb Makes Cowgirl HistoryBy Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.On Saturday, Jan. 25th, Sophomore Jameica Cobb made Cowgirl history for Madison County High School (MCHS) when she scored against the Jefferson County Lady Tigers, becoming not only the youngest player, but also the rst female player to reach the 1,000point mark for the school. She nished out the night with 28 points and ended the season with a total of 1,008 points.Jameica is the daughter of Ramon and Monese Cobb. She is the granddaughter of Madison County Central School teacher Mrs. Glenn Cobb. She is an outstanding player and teammate. Jameica is no slouch when it comes to academics either; she currently has a 3.5 GPA and according to MaxPreps is the rst ranked sophomore in the state of Florida and the 13thranked sophomore in the nation. To add to her accomplishments, the Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA) met Monday, Feb. 3, where Jameica was awarded 4A Player of the Year in District 3 and nominated to the 4A All-State team. FACA is made up of 24 districts across the state of Florida. District 3 has 20 schools from Gadsden, Wakulla, Leon, Jefferson, Madison and Taylor counties. As a nomineePhoto SubmittedSophomore Jameica Cobb has made history for MCHS, as the rst female player to score 1,000 points in a season. See History On Page 3A NWTF Banquet Set For SaturdayBy Jacob BembryGreene Publishing, Inc. Enjoy friends, food, fun and good times for a great cause at the National Wild Turkey Federation Superfund banquet on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Madison County Central School Cafeteria. Doors will open at 5 p.m. for the games followed by the meal served at 6 p.m. The meeting will feature a silent and live auction. Proceeds from the auction and from the banquet tickets will go towards the conservation of the wild turkey and the preservation of our hunting heritage through the National Wild Turkey Federation. Through outreach programs, NWTF helps fund programs for children, women and people with disabilities on a national and local level. The NWTFs Jakes, Women in the Outdoors and Wheelin Sportsmen programs have helped people learn to better enjoy the outdoors as well as understand the importance of wildlife management and appreciate hunting as an honorable pursuit. To purchase tickets, contact Shannon Webb at (850) 464-1711, Judy Webb at (850) 464-2579 or Wally Davis at (850) 673-6630. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

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Almost every day I read/hear/s -ee a new story in the news about how Obamacare is destroying American citizens, because of the high price insurance fees, that they were promised would not be there. (Broken promise I will sign a universal health-care bill into law by the end of my first term as president that will cover every American and cut the cost of a typical familys premium by up to $2,500 a year. President Obama, 2008) For the last few days the news has been about Emile. She has lupus. Under Obamacare, the insurance she has always had was cancelled. She now has had to get new insurance, under Obamacare and her premiums went from $52 a month to $373 a month. She relays that she now has to work a second job, just in order to pay for Obamacare. (Broken Promise If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period. If you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. Period. No one will take it away. No matter what. President Obama, 2009) (and after the law had passed, he stated, And if you like your insurance plan, you will keep it. No one will be able to take that away from you. It hasnt happened yet. It wont happen in the future. President Obama, 2010) When you add in the out-of-pocket expense plus the difference in co-pays, Emile says that her new insurance will end up costing her about $6,000 more a year. The biggest news in this is that Emile says she voted for Obama. She now regrets it. Gee thanks, Emile, that does us no good now!!!! I read a testimony on Facebook recently; it was a real life experience -not a forward or some link from another website. Within the post it said he and his friend were talking and his friend told him that he had gone to the doctor with his son (both of them were sick). The office staff verified his insurance and told him that he had to pay $115 for each of them (he and his son). The man replied back that he had never had to pay that much before. Why now? The answer he got back was he had always been SELF-PAY, and if he were still self-pay he would only have to pay $65 for each of them. But, because he had that insurance now, he owed $115 each now. Again, this man had voted for Obama but now regrets it. Again, gee thanks, but that does the rest of us no good now. My insurance premiums have gone up. The economy is getting worse. The unemployment is getting worse. And I see no relief in the future. However, we NOW have people stepping forward to say Oooppss, I wish I hadnt had voted for Obama. Maybe this isnt the change we needed! All the while Im screaming, Really? Has it taken you six years to realize this? I read a survey, a couple of months ago, that relayed 33 percent of Americans think Obama will be remembered as an average president, while 28 percent think he will be remembered as one of the worst. The same survey said that one in every 10 people that voted for Obama now regret that choice. (My question is, Whats wrong with the other nine of them?) The sad, sad fact is the rest of us have to pay for all of yalls regret. And to all the citizens out there who KNOW we NEED a real change in this country. please make sure to get out and vote, each and every time! Maybe, just maybe, its not too late to turn this country around; IF we start holding Washington (and our state representatives) accountable! Until then.see you around the town.www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, February 19, 2014 2A Madison County CarrierVIEWPOINTS& OPINIONS Regrets Are Sinking This CountryEmerald Greene Publisher Last week, a vote was held among the workforce at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga on whether or not to organize under the United Auto Workers (UAW) union. Turnout was high 89 percent voted and decided by a 53 to 47 margin not to organize the factory. This was an important decision with wide-reaching implications. In the last quarter century, foreign auto manufacturers have built nearly all of their new facilities in the southeast, now 11 plants in seven states including such names as Toyota, Mercedes and BMW. Theyre non-union. None of these new factories have been built in Florida, but we have other advantages that have contributed to population growth and employment. A major attraction of building a new manufacturing facility in the southeast is that all of these states are right-towork rather than closedshop. The issue at play is the requirement to join the union in order to work: right-to-work means that union membership is not mandatory; closed shop means that in order to work, you must join the union and dues are garnished from your wages just like taxes. The south and another dozen or so heartland states are protected by the 1947 Taft-Hartley Act as right-to-work. This is a major advantage for these states when they look to attract new businesses and employers under economic development. Put another way, non-right-to work states like those in the northeast, midwest, and west coast are at a competitive disadvantage. A case can be made for closed-shop rules when you consider the idea of collective bargaining when the entire workforce benets from increased pay and benets, why shouldnt they support the union that bargains on their behalf. On the other hand, there is the powerful argument for freedom of choice which is denied under closed-shop rules. Generally, businesses would rather not have to deal with a labor union. Theres a lot of cost and headaches that come with union representation. Modern business theory states that if you include such things as an employee council, workforce ideas, and prot sharing, unions are superuous. Union dues can get expensive for the worker, costing thousands of dollars from their paycheck. Theres also the pesky problem of political activity done by union leadership. An overwhelming (well above 90 percent) of organized labor political contributions go to Democrats and liberal causes and the UAW is especially one-sided. Workers frequently nd that political contributions made by their leadership go to candidates and causes they do not support. It seems as if the union leadership is feathering its own nest. Its interesting to me that the vote in Chattanooga was driven by Volkswagen workers in their home country where labor unions are much more common. But what works for Germany isnt necessarily right for Tennessee; the work culture of one doesnt translate to the other. The vote at Volkswagen/Chattanooga attracted a lot of lobbying. Pro-union organizers from the Midwest came to the plant to present their side of the argument and southern politicians like Senator (and former Chattanooga mayor) Bob Corker argued against the union. In the end, the people most affected made their choice. I saw the same thing at a Jacksonville call center twenty years ago where Communication Workers of America (CWA) attempted to organize a workforce of 1700. Management pulled out all the stops to oppose the idea and when the votes were tallied, CWA lost. Organized labor has been losing membership in the private sector by the droves (35 percent six decades ago versus six percent today) and the Chattanooga/Volkswagen vote is another nail in the cofn. Where they have been gaining strength is in the public sector until Republican governors like Wisconsins Scott Walker began to challenge them. In theory, Im not opposed to private sector labor unions where workers have every right to share in prots, but by denition, there is no prot in the public sector. When public sector unions bargain for higher wages and benets, what they are really saying is that they want to see taxes raised. Did you know that it is against the law for federal workers to collectively bargain for increased wages and benets? Then why can state and local workers do this? If you look back a century or more, you will see that when labor unions rst began, they served a very useful purpose, particularly when it came to workplace safety and child labor laws, but those days are long gone. Occupational health, safety and environmental laws have vastly transformed the workplace. The workplace today has never been safer. When an instance like last years fertilizer plant explosion in Texas occurs, the correction is swift and sure. Same thing with the recent chemical spill in West Virginia that tainted the water supply for many people. In order to be relevant, organized labor must conform to the 21stCentury workplace. Apparently, the majority of the workforce at Volkswagen/Chattanooga felt the UAW was not. National SecurityJoe Boyles Guest ColumnistIam a huge fan of the movie, Fried Green Tomatoes. I would go as far to say that the 1991 lm is rmly planted in my top-10 list of all-time favorites. So, when I found out the restaurant from the movie was in business and actually served fried green tomatoes from their menu, I began planning my trip. I had a good friend from Arkansas visiting, who is also a fan of the movie, and we set out on a day trip to Juliette, Ga., where the restaurant is located. The street the famous establishment resides is everything I would expect it to be. As soon as you turn on to McCrackin Street, the present turns into the past, and it doesnt change after you nd your way into the caf. The booth where the sheriff from Valdosta sat, eating the famous barbecue at the Whistle Stop, is still there, as are all the decorations. The menu is full of southern favorites and at the top of the appetizer list is, of course, fried green tomatoes. I have made and eaten my share of fried green tomatoes, so my expectations were pretty high. I wasnt disappointed, they were perfectly seasoned, crispy and had a side of spicy dressing that matched the tomatoes perfectly. The coating was a little different than I was accustomed, because it had an obvious mix of cornmeal and our, unlike the fried tomatoes I have always had with just a cornmeal coating, but it was wonderful. So, that left only one thing for me to dotry them at home with a cornmeal-our combination. My friend Karen and I had a great time at the caf, and talked with the waitresses a long time about the movie and restaurant, learning a lot of the cafs history. If you are a fan of the lm, then you should go and visit the Whistle Stop Caf for the experience. I will go to the caf again, not just for the atmosphere, but also for the food, especially the fried green tomatoes. Fried Green Tomatoes 3 medium green tomatoes 1 egg c. buttermilk c. cornmeal c. our 1 tsp. salt tsp. pepper Vegetable oil Cut tomatoes into about -inch slices; lightly salt both sides. In a small bowl, whisk together egg and buttermilk until combined; set aside. In a shallow pan, mix cornmeal, our, salt and pepper. Dip tomato slices into cornmeal mixture, then into egg mixture and back into cornmeal mixture. After tomatoes are covered, pour oil into a large cast-iron (or other heavy) skillet, completely covering the bottom of the pan. Heat oil on medium heat until about 375 degrees. In batches, drop tomatoes into oil and cook about two minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Drain tomatoes on paper towels. Serve with a spicy remoulade, ranch dressing or whatever dip you prefer.Fried Green Tomatoes Rose Klein Columnist Searching For Ambrosia UAW Emerald's Gem Box Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, February 7, 2014A basket of fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Caf in Juliette, Ga., is the perfect appetizer.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, February 7, 2014Being inside the Whistle Stop Caf, where the lm was shot, was so surreal that I almost expected to see the movies characters coming from the kitchen.This letter is in response to the article in last week's paper entitled MMJ. As far back as I can remember my grandmother wore a glass eye, I learned in my mid-twenties that ---her eye had burst one Sunday morning as she was dressing for church. Granny had glaucoma. 10 years later at age 34, I too was diagnosed with glaucoma by doctor D'Augostino. That was when I started taking eye drops to lower the pressure. In 1997, at age 44, I went to Dr. Shugar in Perry. That morning I decided not to take my eye drops so that he could see how high the pressure was without drops. It was a whopping 28. He then changed my prescription to a drop that would have longer lasting effects. One month later I had glaucoma surgery. Six months later it had to be repeated because just some people don't react as well to the procedure. Upon his death I began seeing Dr. Moye at Eye Associates in Valdosta. Four years ago at my annual eye-exam it was discovered that the drops I was taking no longer had any effect and that my eye pressure had increased signicantly. My prescription changed twice that year to no avail. After almost 25 years taking drops my eyes were basically unresponsive to treatment. My pressure is slowly rising, I may need to try marijuana as a safe alternative to drops. Mr. Boyles' opinion was not researched as well as it could have been. There are many reasons for the use of medical marijuana mine is just one. As for recreational use, if that became law in Florida it too would be regulated as is alcohol use. Your comments concerning it are similar to those made as to why we should not have alcohol sales in Madison County. Substance use does not mean substance abuse. I wonder how medical marijuana relates to national security or the military? Sincerely, Dwight Barber Letter To The Editor

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Madison County Carrier 3A AROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Clumsy Crooks World NewsBy Rose Klein 10-Year-Old Drives Car And Claims Hes A Dwarf In Gjovik, Norway, a 10-year-old boy who got his familys car stuck in a ditch, tried to pass himself off as a dwarf. Police ofcer, Kai Lyshaugen, said the boy and his 18-monthold sister woke in the middle of the night and decided to take the car to visit their grandmother, who lived about 18 miles away. After the car ended up in a snowy ditch, the boy told a passing snowplow driver he was a dwarf and legally allowed to drive. He continued to tell the driver he got stuck when he attempted to make a uturn to go back home for his drivers license. The boy then asked the driver for help, towing his car, so they could continue their journey. Lyshaugen said the boy and his sister were returned to their parents. Brothers Wedding Canceled Due To Sister Disliking Bride In Plymouth, England, a woman disliked her brothers choice for a bride so much that she canceled her brothers wedding. Ann Duffy, 50, was upset that her brother David Greatex, 52, was marrying Sandra Hardy, 28. Duffy posed as Hardy at the clerks registry ofce and called off the wedding and later told her brother, I saved you on the divorce. Greatex and Hardy married three weeks later, with Duffy present to hand out abuse. Greatex said, She (his sister) was jealous and kept accusing Sandra of trying to take her brother away. Hardy said, We will never forgive her. Wanted Hitchhiker Caught After Ride By Plainclothes Ofcer In Verona, Italy, a man who had been running from police for nine months is now behind bars after hitching a ride with a plainclothes ofcer. The 37-year-old man was hitchhiking near Verona when a plainclothes ofcer felt he looked wrong and decided to pick him up. The ofcer pretended to be giving the man a ride home but instead took him to the police barracks. Investigators determined the man had been wanted since last May on charges that included aggravated theft, robbery, receiving stolen property and drunk driving. The man is now facing up to three years in prison. Resolution Cont. From Page 1Aderstanding, and the new rental agreement form the club would be using when renting out the building for future events. The members read through both documents, approved them as is after a few minutes of discussion and voted to send both documents back to their attorney, Vernon Douglas, and wait for another round of meeting between Douglas, Schnitker, and the city to see if everything is agreeable to the City as well, expressing hope that the issue regarding use and rental of the building was nearing a resolution. Scam Alert Cont. From Page 1Adividuals identifying themselves as Deputy Sheriffs. The Scammer goes into detail with badge number, case numbers, etc and explains that warrant for the citizens arrest has been issued and if the citizen does not follow the SCAMMERS instruction he will come and make the arrest. The SCAMMER then instructs the citizen to go to Walmart, CVS or other available retail establishment and purchase a Pay-Pal Money Pack Card in a given amount of currency and remit payment to whomever the SCAMMER identies himself as and a phone number (the most recent was Martin at 850-464-7754). The SCAMMER explains that this will allow for all bonding fees or additional cost to be waved. Sheriff Stewart concludes that this is in no way a form or fashion of a practice that any Law Enforcement Agency utilizes and furthermore has no authority to conduct such transactions. These case activities are currently under investigation in Madison and surrounding Counties and if you feel that you have been a victim of such activity or even an attempt, please contact the Sheriffs Ofce with any additional information at (850) 9734001. Mobile App Cont. From Page 1Aits supervision. The information accessible through VINE allows victims to stay informed 24-7, 365 days a year. The VINE mobile app is available in the Google Play Store and iTunes in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole. Those who dont have a mobile device or who prefer to speak to an operator can call 1-877846-3435 toll free. Through VINE, victims can register to receive automated notications when a particular inmate is released, transferred, escapes, is placed in a work release facility, transfers to another jurisdiction, returns to the departments custody, or dies while in custody. The VINE Service is anonymous and condential. The FDOC reports 216,770 current VINE registrants statewide. In 2013, VINE made 4,510,016 phone calls and sent 273,562 emails to victims on status changes involving offenders. Anyone with questions about VINE or other available resources can contact the Departments Victim Services ofce at (850) 488-9166 or toll free at 1877-8-VICTIM or the Ofce of Citizen Services at (850) 488-7052 or toll free at 1-888-558-6488. for college and future success, bring them out to the JMPHS Open House. This event is geared toward those prospectives, interested students and their parents, and lasts from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. The Open House will include a tour of the school campus, with an informational meeting and a question-andanswer session afterward, explaining the application process, the selection process, the curriculum, the schools requirements and rules, and anything else prospective students and their parents need to know. The school is located at 176 NW Crane Avenue (the old Madison Excel School) next to the new hospital. Open House Cont. From Page 1A History Cont. From Page 1Afor All-State, Jameica will be competing for the prestigious Ms. Florida in 4A. MCHS coach, Marcus Hawkins, who earned the award as FACA District 3 Coach of the Year in 4A said, Jameica has a drive and motivation about her that sets her apart from other players. She loves to compete and pushes her teammates to compete at their highest level as well, says Coach Hawkins. She has great potential and I look forward to seeing her blossom in her coming years. Legislative Delegation To Hold HearingThe Madison County Legislative Delegation will be holding a public hearing in Madison, on Monday, Feb. 24, at 5:30 p.m. The hearing will be held in the County Courthouse Annex, 229 SW Pinckney St., Suite 107, Madison. All residents and elected ofcials are invited to attend. This hearing will allow all citizens the opportunity to meet their legislators, discuss concerns, ask questions and offer comments for upcoming 2014 Legislative Session. Wedding Brawl Over A Pork PieA couple's wedding celebrations were interrupted by a brawl that is thought to have started over a pork pie. Ofcers from the dog section at West Yorkshire Police tweeted that they were on the way to the "large ght" in Bradford on Saturday night, which led to three arrests.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, February 19, 2014 4A Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY ObituariesArgatha Tookes Williams, 93, mother of Octavious Lamar Tookes, Sr., native of Madison County, passed away Thursday, February 13, 2014. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, February 22, 2014, at Architillery Missionary Baptist Church, 6844 N. State Road 53, Cherry Lake, FL 32340 with Rev. Octavious L. Tookes ofciating. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. Friday, February 21, 2014, at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 497 SW Georgetown Road, Madison, FL 32340. Argatha Tookes Williams Noble H. Ginn, age 79, of Madison, passed away on February 12, 2014 at the Madison County Memorial Hospital in Madison. Funeral Services were on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home, Madison. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery, Greenville. The family received friends on Friday, February 14, at the Funeral Home from 5-6:30 p.m. Noble was born on April 13, 1934 in Commerce, Ga., the son of Harrison Enoch Ginn and Elois Gowder Ginn. After serving in the US Army, Noble lived most of his life in Madison. He was a member of the Faith Baptist Church, Madison. He was a mechanic for Cherry Automotive Service and Tri County Electric for many years. He had a lifelong passion for car racing that begin when he was chief auto mechanic for Cherrys 66 Race Car. He was an avid sherman and loved to watch and feed wildlife from the comfort of his porch. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. In 1956, Noble married Madeline Lawson and to this union was born Belinda Ann, Timothy Wayne (Paula) and Kenneth Dale (Mary). They have four grandchildren: Megan Vineyard (James), Conner, Carlie and Caleb Ginn. He is survived by three brothers: Ronnie, Rickey and Larry and a host of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased in death by his parents, his daughter and three siblings.Noble H. Ginn February 20 The Farm Share food distribution will be held on Thursday, Feb. 20, at the First United Methodist Church in Madison from 9 a.m.-until. February 20 The February meeting of the Lions Club God & Country 4thof July Planning Committee is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. in the old hospital cafeteria/board room. The meeting is open to all those in the community who would like to participate and help out with the annual celebration at Lake Frances. You do not have to be a Lions Club member. If you would like to volunteer your time, energy and ideas to help make this years celebration better than ever, you are welcome! February 20 The North Florida Livestock Sale will be held at the old agriculture building (behind ONeals) in Madison. Sale begins at 7 p.m. Prior to the sale, there will be a buyers dinner held next door to the ag. building in the county extension office. The dinner, which is open to buyers of the animals at the show, will begin at 5:30 p.m. February 22 The National Wild Turkey Federation banquet will be held at the Madison County Central School Saturday, Feb. 22. Doors open at 5 p.m. Banquet is at 6 p.m. Fees from the sale of tickets to the banquet and the auction at the event will go to benefit the National Wild Turkey Federation. February 22 The Nu Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., will present A Spectacular Evening for a Father Daughter Dance on Saturday, February 22, from 610 p.m. at the North Florida Community College Student Center, 325 Northwest Turner Davis Drive, in Madison. This is an event for ages two to adult. Tickets are $20 per couple and $5 for each additional person. Proceeds will provide academic scholarships and support for other community projects. Contact Glenda Branch at (850) 673-9330 or Regina Nash at (850) 8410645 for tickets, sponsorship or more information. February 25 Its the annual Rotary Chili Dinner at Villa Maria Hall, 5:307 p.m. Tickets are $10, available from any Rotarian, and proceeds go toward the clubs charitable projects throughout the year. Enjoy a delicious sit-down or takeout chili dinner and help support a worthy cause. February 26 Sunday Drive, featuring Jeff Treece will be in concert on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. at Midway Church of God. Jeff Treece and his brother, Duck, have performed with their former band, the Jeff Treece Band, on the Grand Ole Opry. Join Sunday Drive for a night of comedy, as well as sharing the Word of God, at Midway Church of God, located at 2849 SE Midway Church Road in Lee. February 27 James Madison Preparatory High School, 176 SW Crane Ave., is having an Open House for interested, prospective students and their families from 6:30-8 p.m. JMPHS, a public chartered high school with a STEM-focused curriculum, has approximately ten open seats in its tenth grade class and 50 open seats for the incoming ninth grade class for the school year 2014-1015, and is accepting applications for those seats. The Open House includes a tour of the campus, and informational meeting and a question and answer session. Come by and see if JMPHS is the right place for your son or daughter. March 2 The Salvation Army will hold a grand opening at 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 2, at 604 W. Julia Street in Perry as they dedicate and offer a tour of their new chapel. Free lunch will be provided for the kids and ribs and chicken dinners will be on sale as a fundraiser. There will be games and bounce house for the kids.Community CalendarDistinguished Guests Visit Madison Rotary ClubGreene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, February 5, 2014Assistant District Governor (Rotary 6940) Mark Viola and Perry Rotary Club President Sondra Shaw were special guests of the Madison Rotary Club on Feb. 5. Seated left to right are: Viola, Shaw and Wayne Conger, President of the Madison Rotary Club. By Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.In December, Madison resident Ponce Franklin had sent a letter to the City Commission inviting them to walk with him along the intersection of Parramore and Pinckney Streets and beyond, into the residential/business area of downtown Madison where the sidewalks end. Tuesday night, he attended the city commission meeting to address the board in person and let them know that his invitation was still open. Parramore and Pinckney streets for the most part have sidewalks up until that intersection, but then to the west and south, there are only narrow road shoulders or ditches on either side. The roads are not in the best of condition either, with cracks and potholes. Foot traffic in this area includes children heading for bus stops and waiting by the side of the road for their bus to show up, who often walk in the middle of the street, and then wait on the side of the road elderly folks with no transportation other than walking also tend to walk right in the middle of the street to avoid the potholes and cracks near the edges. In the case of Pinckney Street, which runs west to the Madison Jail, there is also considerable vehicular traffic. Parramore is another well-traveled road for pedestrians and autos. In asking the board how much had the areas residents paid in property taxes, Franklin added that surely there was enough money to address what he saw as a potentially dangerous situation. Lets get our children off the street with some sidewalks, he said. The citys budget was tight, but city manager Tim Bennett suggested that there might be an opportunity to do something when the new county gas tax started kicking in. The county should start receiving monthly payments of the tax that had been collected. If some of that money could be put into the Public Works Department, it might free up some other money to deal with the sidewalk situation. Recent sidewalk projects from Horry down to Sumpter and along Range in the Macon Street area had been financed with TIF funds that are used to redevelop or improve specific areas of a city that are considered blighted in order to improve the value and generate additional tax revenue. Sometime during the 1990s, a specific 24-block area of downtown Madison was designated as a TIF district, making it eligible to receive such funds. The city has been trying to expand the TIF district south to MLK to include more areas of the city that need help. Well have to check the budget and see when we can get the new footprint done (enlarging the area), said Mayor Rayne Cook. After the meeting adjourned, Commissioner Ina Thompson spoke with Franklin about taking a look at the roads in question.Where The Sidewalks End: Ponce Franklin Addresses Madison City Commission Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, February 11, 2014Ponce Franklin addresses the City Commission about the lack of sidewalks and the condition of roads near the intersection of Parramore and Pinckney Streets. Greene Publishing Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, February 11, 2014Just behind the Capital City Bank parking lot, looking west along Pinckney Street toward the Madison Jail, a lack of sidewalks here and to the south along Parramore Street has some residents concerned about pedestrian safety.

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Story SubmittedThe United Way of the Big Bend and the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Service of Madison County are offering FREE tax preparation through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). Each year, VITA offers free tax preparation by IRScertied volunteers at sites throughout the Big Bend. This fast, free and condential service has many convenient locations available for people who need help with their basic, current year tax returns. Madison County VITA Site Open Feb. 1-April 12 University of Florida/IFAS Madison County Extension Ofce. 184 College Loop Madison, FL 32340 **Open Saturdays by appointment only** Call (850) 973-4138 to schedule an appointment. Dial 2-1-1 or visitwww.theBESTproject.o rgto get information on other VITA sites in the Big Bend. The BEST project also offers a free, online ling service for families and individuals whose total household income does not exceed $58,000. Please visitwww.MyFreeTaxes.com /thebestproject for more information. If you have questions while using MyFree Taxes, call the helpline at 1-855-698-9435. Representatives will be available to help you Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-10 p.m. (EST). By Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.The Madison County Community Bank (MCCB) has been presented as the Chamber Member of the Month for February. The bank, located at 301 East Base Street in Madison, was formed in 1999 by a local group of men and women whose purpose was to bring to the community, a bank whose focus was on meeting the banking and nancial needs of local citizens and businesses. MCCBs board, management and staff all work and live in Madison County, making them Madison Countys only locally owned bank. One of the advantages of the bank being locally owned and managed, is that all decisions involving the bank are made here in Madison, so when Dr. Willie Miles of the Madison County Central School (MCCS) approached them to help teach nancial literacy to their Pre-K through eighth grade students, the bank was able to make that a reality. The result is an onsite bank set up in a designated room at MCCS, where sixth, seventh and eighth grade students act as employees. Out of 60 students, 22 were chosen by a MCCS committee and make up two teams of eleven students that hold titles of Tellers (7), Head Teller (1), Customer Service (2) and President (1). The room was set up by MCCS and is managed by Lynne Brown, Guidance Counselor. MCCB created murals for the hallways that feature money information and tips. They also created job descriptions and forms as well as trained students and committed to one MCCB employee to be on site when the banking program is open. The program opens once every month from 8-9 a.m., when students are not assigned a regular class. The MCCS bookkeeper controls all the record keeping for the students accounts. On Grand Opening of the program, 150 students opened a Bronco Banking Program account. Students who opened an account are able to withdraw funds in May, December or by special request on other dates. MCCB is proud to be part of a program designed to increase the knowledge of earning, saving, budgeting and spending for MCCS students and considers it an honor and privilege to be the communitys bank. In todays environment, MCCB says they fully understand banking choices are unlimited, but says if you prefer a banking relationship which delivers outstanding personal customer service, coupled with all of the modern conveniences, then Madison County Community Bank hopes to be your choice so they have the ability to demonstrate their motto, People You KnowA Bank You Can Trust. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Madison County Carrier 5AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY ATTENTION HOMEOWNERSLeigh BarfieldMadison County Property Appraiser Madison County Property Appraiser Leigh Barfield would like to remind homeowners who had a change in home ownership in the past year to file for homestead exemption. Also, seniors 65 and over dont forget to re-apply for senior ex emption. If you purchased property in the last year that qualifies for agricultural classification, you must re-apply in your own name. These exemptions and classifications are worth the time to come in and apply. Deadline for filing is March 1. Our office is located in the courthouse annex, room 201. Office hours are Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm. Please feel free to call 973-6133, come by, or visit our website www.madisonpa.com. February Chamber Member Of The Month... Madison County Community Bank Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, February 3, 2014Madison County Community Bank, as February Chamber Member of the Month, received a oral arrangement from Madison Florist, Member of the Month certicate, Signage to use for the month, two tickets to North Florida Community Colleges Artist Series: California Dreaming and 200 thirty-second commercials from WMAF Radio, compliments of new owner, Ramon L. Day. Pictured from left to right in the front row: Edward Meggs, Sue Mathews, Wendy Odom, Janet Thompson, Kim Brandies, Janet Maier and Marcia Webb. Second row: Dee Eyster, Barbara Driggers, Michelle Bentley, Stacey Donaldson, Joyce Bethea, Don Ashley, Sara Pippin and Howard Phillips. Back row: Eugenia Pride and Lori Willis.Free Tax Preparation Available For Madison County Residents

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By Jacob BembryGreene Publishing, Inc.The Madison County High School Cowgirls lost their home softball opener to the Suwannee Lady Bulldogs on Tuesday, Feb. 11. Suwannee took the lead in the top of the rst inning, going up 30. The Cowgirls fought back in the bottom of the second inning, taking a 5-3 lead. Not to be outdone, the Lady Bulldogs scored three runs on the top of the third, putting them ahead 6-5. Suwannee added another run in the top of the fourth, giving them a 7-5 lead. The fth inning remained scoreless. Suwannee took an 8-7 lead in the sixth inning as the Lady Bulldogs scored another run and the Cowgirls scored two runs. Suwannee added another run into the top of the seventh. The Cowgirls were not able to score and the Lady Bulldogs pulled off the 9-7 upset. By Jacob BembryGreene Publishing, Inc. Bats exploded, raining down showers of sparks and baseballs, as the Madison County junior varsity baseball team put on a dazzling offensive reworks show against Lafayette Countys JV on Tuesday evening at Boot Hill. The JV Cowboys walked off with the win after a ve-inning game, thanks to the mercy rule, winning 211. James Edwards and Steven Walden each had two hits each for the Cowboys. Dillon Burns had one hit and six RBIs. Jacob Johnson had three walks and four quality at bats. James Edwards had four quality at bats. Gabe Miller walked three times and had three quality at bats. Jacob Johnson pitched three full innings, picking up eight strikeouts. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Madison County Carrier 7ASPORTS BAILEY MONUMENT CO 740252 By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc.The Madison County High School Cowboys varsity hoops squad fell just short in a heartbreaking first round state playoff loss played Thursday, Feb. 13, in Pensacola against Pensacola Catholic. Pensacola Catholic took command of the game early and led 15-8 at the end of the first quarter. The valiant Cowboys fought back but trailed at the half by a score of 28-19. The Cowboys went on a run in the third quarter outscoring Pensacola Catholic 16-9. The Cowboys only trailed 3735 at the end of three. The fourth quarter was closely contested but the Cowboys could not win it or take it into overtime and stalemated 13 points to Pensacola Catholics 13 points in the period, losing by a score of 50-48. The Cowboys finished their amazing season with a 17-11 record. Cowboys Fall Just Short In Opening Round Of State PlayoffsLady Bulldogs Beat CowgirlsJV Cowboys Post Explosive Victory Over Lafayette County JV

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Madison County Carrier 9A All Legals are posted on line at www.greenepublishing.com and www.oridapublicnotices.com ----Legals---2/12, 2/19 2/12, 2/19 2/19, 2/26 2/19, 2/26 2/19, 2/26 2/19, 2/26, 3/5 NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF RESOLUTIONS VACATING AND ABANDONING CERTAIN ROADS Pursuant to Sections 336.09 and 336.10, Florida Statutes, the Board of County Commissioners of Madison County, Florida, hereby gives notice that it has adopted Madison County Resolutions No. 2014-02-12 and No. 2014-02-12A, vacating and abandoning certain roads located in the southwest quadrant, Madison County, Florida. Said roads are more specically described as follows: UNOPENED ROAD: The 50 unopened road that lies south of Ponzer Street (SW 1 Federal Rd), east of the railroad right-of-way and west of Parcels 0479-001-000, 0479-000-000 and 0480-000-000, also known as Blocks 9, 10 and 11, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DB 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. UNOPENED ALLEY: The entire 20 unopened alley that runs south from Ponzer Street (SW 1 Federal Rd) to Elm Street and through Blocks 9, 10 and 11, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DB 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. PINE STREET: The entire portion of Pine Street that lies between Blocks 4 and 5, and continues east between Blocks 10 and 11, and between Blocks 19 and 20, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DB 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. MAPLE STREET: The entire portion of Maple Street that lies between Blocks 3 and 4, and continues east between Blocks 9 and 10, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DB 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. ELM STREET: The remaining portion of Elm Street that lies between Block 8 and Block 9, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DB 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. UNOPENED ROAD: The 50 unopened road that lies north of Ponzer Street (SW 1 Federal Rd) to the unopened alley, west of the railroad right-of-way and east of Blocks 6 and 7, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DB 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. UNOPENED ALLEYS: The entire 20 unopened alleys that run through the following Blocks 4, 5, 6, 17, 19 and the entire 20 unopened alley that runs from the west railroad right-of-way south through Oak Street ending at Block 2, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DB 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. WALNUT STREET: The entire portion of Walnut Street that lies on the east side of Blocks 17, 18 and 19 from Pine Street south to the end of the platted portion, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DB 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. OAK STREET: The entire portion of Oak Street that lies on the west side of Blocks 3 and 4 from the unopened alley south to Maple Street, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DB 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. CHERRY STREET: The remaining portion of Cherry Street that lies between Block 6 and Block 7, from the unopened alley on the west side, to the unopened road on the west side, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DB 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. CYPRESS STREET: The entire portion of Cypress Street from what is now known as SW Okaloo Way east to US 221, that lies between blocks 13 and 14, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DB 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. YOU WILL PLEASE BE GOVERNED ACCORDINGLY. Dated this 12th day of February 2014. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: Allen Cherry, County Coordinator. 2/19 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that ARTHUR G. OR FLORIDA SMITH the holder of the following certicate has led said certicate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certicate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it is assessed is as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-789 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 NAME IN, WHICH ASSESSED: DOUG BARNES AND LEAH C. BARNES PARCEL ID: 22-1N-09-4006-001-000 LEGAL DESCRIPTION: SO MUCH OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW 1/4) OF SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST, AS LIES WITHIN THE FOLLOWING BOUNDARY LINES: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF HORRY STREET AND LIVINGSTON STREET, IN THE TOWN OF MADISON, FLORIDA, AND RUN THENCE WEST 50 FEET, THENCE NORTH 96-4/5 YARDS, THENCE WEST 205-1/3 FEET, THENCE NORTH 137 FEET TO THE LANDS TO BE CONVEYED; THENCE RUN NORTH 85 FEET, THENCE EAST 75 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 85 FEET, THENCE WEST 75 FEET TO THE SAID SOUTHWEST CORNER. ALSO; A PART OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW 1/4) OF SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF HORRY AND LIVINGSTON STREETS IN THE TOWN OF MADISON, FLORIDA, AND THENCE RUN WEST 50 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 96.4 YARDS, THENCE RUN WEST 205-1/3 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 137 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE LAND HERBY CONVEYED, THENCE RUN NORTH 85 FEET, THENCE RUN WEST 89 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 85 FEET,THENCE RUN EAST 89 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, AND BEING THE SAME LAND DESCRIBED IN THAT CERTAIN DEED DATED SEPTEMBER 11, 1951, AND RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 76, PAGE 99, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MADISON COUNTY FLORIDA. ALSO; COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF LIVINGSTON AND HORRY STREETS IN THE TOWN OF MADISON, FLORIDA, AND RUN THENCE WEST 50 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 96-4/5 YARDS, THENCE RUN WEST 205-1/3 FEET, THENCE NORTH 222 FEET, THENCE RUN WEST 89 FEET FOR POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE RUN WEST 80 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 12 DEGREES 36 MINUTES EAST 87.10 FEET, THENCE RUN EAST 61 FEET, THENCE NORTH 85 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, AND BEING PART OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER (SW 1/4) OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW 1/4), OF SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST. (THE ABOVE DESCRIBED THREE (3) PARCELS OF CONTIGUOUS PROPERTY CONSISTS OF .459 ACRES, MORE OR LESS) All of said property being in the County of Madison, State of Florida. Unless such certicate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described in such certicate will be sold to the highest bidder at the west front door at the Madison County Courthouse on the 20th day of MARCH 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 3rd day of FEBRUARY 2014. TIM SANDERS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT MADISON COUNTY MADISON, FLORIDA BY:/s/ Renata Keeling DEPUTY CLERK2/19, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, February 19, 2014 10A Madison County CarrierSCHOOL NFCC PREVIEW Event To Be Held Saturday March 1North Florida Community College invites the public to its NFCC PREVIEW event on Saturday, March 1 from 9 a.m.-noon. This annual event allows the community to explore NFCC all in one informative and funfilled day. Highlights of the day include an Academic and Student Resource Expo in the Colin P. Kelly Fitness Center, campus tours, scholarship drawings, financial aid application assistance, and opportunities to explore NFCC degree and certificate programs and talk with program instructors and advisors. As an incentive to enroll early for NFCC's 2014 summer and fall terms, high school seniors and all first time college applicants who complete an admissions application at NFCC PREVIEW pay no application fee applying to NFCC is completely free on Saturday, March 1; a $20 savings. NFCC staff will also be on hand to assist future students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Visit www.nfcc.edu/experience-nfcc for a complete list of information needed to complete the FAFSA. Entertainment includes a free concert featuring two bands J n'Dem and Midnight Rain from 9 a.m.-noon as well as a variety of educational presentations and displays throughout the day. NFCC PREVIEW is open to anyone interested in attending NFCC or finding out more information about the college and its many programs and offerings. For more information contact the NFCC Office of Recruitment and Student Development at (850) 973-1628 or email mauldinm@nfcc.edu NFCC PREVIEW HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: MEET with college advisors, program faculty and college staff. TOUR the beautiful NFCC campus. EXPLORE college programs and offerings. FREE APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION for Summer/Fall 2014 (save $20). ENTER TO WIN SCHOLARSHIPS for Summer/Fall 2014. APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID-Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with the help of College financial aid professionals. Completion of the FAFSA is the required first step for consideration for ALL types of financial aid including scholarships. COMPLETE the FAFSA 4caster to get an estimate of your financial aid eligibility before you actually apply to college (an excellent tool for families with students who are juniors in high school). ENJOY live music, educational presentations and more!MCCS Bronco Banking Program Holds Grand OpeningBy Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.The Madison County Central School (MCCS) and Madison County Community Bank (MCCB) have partnered together to create a banking program at the school in order to create greater financial literacy for MCCS students. Dr. Willie Miles, principal of MCCS, wanted to find a way to increase students knowledge of earning, saving, budgeting and spending money, and approached the Community Bank to assist him with his goal. The result became an onsite room set up at the school where students can go to deposit money into their own personal savings account, and the process is as true to life as it gets. When you walk into the room, it is designed so you feel you are walking into any bank in town. At the grand opening, on Jan. 22 of this year, MCCB employee, Janet Maier, was present to help students fill out a savings account signature card, which enabled them to open an account. They then went to a station, ran by students, where they were given a savings account register to record their transactions, as well as deposit slips. Their last stop, also with students, would be with a teller, who received money and gave out receipts for students records, along with keeping a log of students name, grade and deposit amount, for the MCCS bookkeeper, who will have full control of students accounts. When designing the program, MCCB designed job descriptions for the students and created forms for the programs record keeping. Students could apply and be interviewed for jobs of teller, head teller, customer service and president. An MCCS committee interviewed a total of 60 students for the 22 positions available. The Broncos Banking Program will be open once a month for students to make a deposit into their savings account. Deposit time is set from 8-9 a.m. and for students, there is no minimum deposit. Money can be withdrawn from accounts in May, December or by special request. On the day of the Grand Opening, 150 students opened a Bronco Banking program account. Tyrone Turner, a teller in the banking program, gives MCCS students a tour of the banking room.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, January 22, 2014 Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, January 22, 2014Jarrod Sullivan, a second grader at MCCS (on right), lls out his signature card as Zabdiel Reyes, Head Teller, (on left) and President, Kylie Duart (center), assist. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, January 22, 2014MCCB President, Ed Meggs (left) and Executive Director for Madison County Chamber of Commerce, Cindy Vees (right), along with MCCS student president, Nickolas Lee (front), and MCCS tellers, watch as Kylie Duart, student president, cuts the ribbon for the MCCS Bronco Banking Program. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, January 22, 2014The very rst deposit at MCCS Bronco Bank is made by Elijah McNair, on right, and is assisted by teller, Drew Herring, on left. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, January 22, 2014Caitlin Gibson, one of the MCCS tellers, waits for a customer.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, January 22, 2014Janet Maier, MCCB employee, assists MCCS students in lling out their savings account signature cards.

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Madison County Carrier Wednesday, February 19, 2014 3B Path of Faith our weaknesses! Still, this requires a departure from the Gospel (good news) into mere religion, just with an altered set of rules that some might feel more capable of achieving. Ultimately, this is just another form of slavery, lacking any hope! I love Hosea 6:6, which says, For I desire mercy, not sacrifice, and acknowledgment of God rather than burnt offerings. You see, mercy has to come from an inward changing of the heart something that is beyond us. Sacrifice, now that is something we can sink OUR teeth into! We do it on a regular basis, performing tons of good works to vainly repair our damage. If such efforts were successful, we would no longer consistently repeat our wayward actions, and we might even focus on and find Gods true call on our lives rather than settling for busy work. Its the beyond us that we must not forget. Repentance is meant to lift our eyes off of our condition to look UP, and acknowledge the God who is All in ALL, Who is more than enough for wherever we find ourselves. In the end, repentance reminds us that it isnt about getting by, but getting into JESUS! The Pulpit Story Cont. From Page 2B February 21 Dan Schall will appear in concert at Cherry Lake United Methodist Church on Friday, Feb. 21. The church will serve a dinner at 6 p.m. This will be followed by the concert at 7 p.m. February 22 Dan Schall will appear in concert on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m. at Hanson United Methodist Church. The church is located on Highway 145, seven miles north of Madison. There will be no admission charge. A love offering will be taken. Everyone is invited. February 23 Julius Hackett, manager at Tri-County Electric Company, will be the speaker at Genesis Missionary Baptist Churchs Black History Month celebration on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 11 a.m. Genesis is located at 2062 NE Colin Kelly Highway in Madison. Bring a friend. Everyone is invited. Rev. Oliver Bradley is the pastor. February 26 Sunday Drive, featuring Jeff Treece will be in concert on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. at Midway Church of God. Jeff Treece and his brother, Duck, have performed with their former band, the Jeff Treece Band, on the Grand Ole Opry. Join Sunday Drive for a night of comedy, as well as sharing the Word of God, at Midway Church of God, located at 2849 SE Midway Church Road in Lee. Church Calendar

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The Second Annual Community Day on Jan. 11 was a cooperative day of fun and fellowship staffed by a group of some sixteen plus churches at the home of Wally and Vonnie Davis in Madison. This event was intended to be an outreach of the local churches just to say that we care. There were many volunteers and donations made to help bring this event about. It took many hours of meetings and planning in order to see this happen. Richie Gaston said, As we began to meet with eight or nine men and see it grow to more than sixty plus involved, it just took on a life of its own! The men from the local churches helped bring all of this about and it is amazing to see so many working together for Gods purpose. The local churches provided the baked beans, potato salad, coleslaw, tons of desserts, sweet tea, chips, popcorn, ribs, chicken and a whole hog was cooked. Pete Bucher said, A well-attended event, although the weather wasnt agreeable. The singing was outstanding and everyone seemed to be having good Christian fun. The cooks did a fabulous job and the food was wonderful. The dessert tables were over flowing with marvelous tasty dishes. Although the rain washed out the afternoon, the event was great. Even in the rain and stormy weather almost 600 people braved the elements to come out and help or to be helped, said Sybil Powell of Cherry Lake First Baptist Church. So many people came despite the weather and enjoyed themselves. They didnt let this dampen the spirit of the event, said Debbie Thompson, What a great time of fellowshipping with others and reaching out to the community with our love and Christs message of Hope! I was so blessed to be part of the fellowship we shared, said Vonnie Davis, who is a member of Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church. We came together with a spirit of love. We served Christ by serving others. The festivities began at 9 a.m. with entertainment from gospel singers and the band. Horse and buggy rides were ongoing. There was also a BB shooting gallery, bounce houses, and a local sketch artist. There was also a prayer booth for those who had a need or maybe just wanted to come and pray. Each church that desired had their own booths giving away snacks and Gospel tracks. There was a clothes booth provided by Grant and Valerie Bass. Some of the shooting activities were cancelled due to rain. At high noon, Pastor Rick Lane of Quitman, Georgia, invited everyone to gather around a pen to watch his formerly wild horse show-off his new manners. After several years of owning the wild horse, he said his cousins finally helped him to use natural methods to tame him. Hes a completely different horse than he was a year ago because hes fulfilling his God-given focus, said Lane. Rick Lane compared his horse to himself: he admitted he led a wild life as a young man, not seeking God. A pastor started talking to him, even though he shunned the Man of God. Lane finally admitted his own need for a Savior, Jesus Christ, and he now gives his Christian testimony using six rows of different colored beads on his horses mane to talk about how to escape the bondage of sin, confess sin, and trust in Jesus Christ and to obtain joy in life. Calvin Bell said, The whole day was amazing, seeing all the people come together, the food, the activities, but the message is what sticks in my mind. Since that day I have realized that I have a purpose and in order to fulfill that purpose I need to be in Sunday school and Bible study to have a better understanding of that purpose. Thomas Alexander said, It was all awesome but the message hit me. There is more to being a Christian than just going to church; we have a responsibility to God. Many people went forward during Lanes message inside the outdoor riding pen to be saved, to pray Madison County Carrier Wednesday, February 19, 2014 5B Path of Faith Community Day Brings Madison Together Photo By Danny GravesMembers of Circle Cross Cowboy Church Band of Lake City were among Community Day entertainers. Everyone enjoyed the horse and buggy rides at Community Day. Story Cont. On Page 6B Photo By Danny Graves

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Path of Faith 6B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Community Day Story cont. from 5B or to renew their lives in serving God. One attendee wrote of Rick Lanes Amazing Horse Ministries, The testimony of the pastor from Nehemiah Baptist Church was awesome and touched many hearts. Pastor Lane plans a horseback ride to Jacksonville to raise money for The Amazing Horse Ministry. He can be reached at (229) 263-4011. Jenny Dyke of Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church summed up the annual event: This community day is proof that individual churches can come together as one body of believers to serve others in Christ. It was awesome to see how people showed up and ask how they could serve, she said. As guests got into their vehicles and drove out of Community Day, it was raining cats and dogs but they were greeted by volunteers braving the rain to share free vegetables and canned goods to be taken home at no charge. These were compliments of Farm Share in Quincy. There was in excess of 17,000 pounds of food available that was given away. Much of this food was given away during the event, but the remainder was given away the following week. Several talked about not only enduring the rain to give or receive the food but the opportunity to go out into the community and share the bounty with others was amazing. Pastor Timmy Dyke of Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church, along with Wally Davis and Norman Bush would like to thank everyone who helped make the 2ndannual Community Day a great success. To all our friends and neighbors who braved the weather to attend, we especially thank you and appreciate you. To the ladies who did the serving of the food, we thank you. We could not have done it without your help, and to the men who did the cooking. We especially thank the churches, the businesses and individuals who contributed financially. A great response was welcomed and appreciated. The programs, the singing, the testimonies, the horse ministry and buggy rides were just phenomenal. We thank Wally Davis for providing his facilities. Even with the weather as bad as it was, there was an estimated count of over 600 people who attended. Photo By Danny GravesDuring Community Day, people gathered to pray inside the riding pen set up at Wally and Vonnie Daviss house. ...Story Cont. On Page 7B

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Madison County Carrier Wednesday, February 19, 2014 7B Path of Faith Community Day Story Cont. From Page 6B Photo By Danny GravesPastor Rick Lanes once wild horse (front) was the star of a Gospel presentation using the horses mane and different colored beads to represent mans need for forgiveness, repentance for his sins and redemption through the grace of Jesus Christ. Photo By Danny GravesRick Lane of Amazing Horse Ministries from Quitman, Ga., showed how an untamed horse and a person without Jesus Christ must keep running due to their empty hearts. Photo By Danny GravesGrilled chicken and ribs were cooked to perfection for lunch with all the sides. Photo By Danny GravesVarious antiques were shown on display at Community Day (ask Wayne Vickers!)

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Wed. February 19, 2014VOL. 50 NO. 26 www.greenepublishing.com 50 cents Index 2 Sections, 18 Pages Local Weather Viewpoints 2A Around Madison3-6A Obituaries 4A Sports 7A Classieds 8A Legals 9A School 10A Path of Faith Section B MCCS Bronco Banking Program Holds Grand OpeningSee Page 10AGreenville To Vote On Town Charter AmendmentsBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.In less than a month, Greenville residents will have a chance to vote on amendments to the Town's charter contained in Ordinance No. 234. On Tuesday, March 11, the Greenville Senior Citizens Center at 166 SW Onslow Street will serve as the polling site, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. The amendments under consideration will address vacancies on the Town Council and in the position of Town Manager, as well as the gender-specic pronouns and other language in the current charter. Regarding vacancies on the Council, a council member's position will be considered vacant if he or she is absent from three regular and/or special Council meetings within a 12-month period, without being excused by the Council prior to the third absence. In the case of the Town Manager, that person will designate the Town Clerk or other qualied Town employee to ll in and perform the necessary duties should the manager need to be absent for a period of 45 days or longer. If there is no one in the Town Manager position, then the Council will temporarily appoint the Town Clerk, or if there is no Town Clerk, then the Council will appoint another qualied town employee. In the case of the Town Manager position being vacant, whoever is appointed to perform those duties will be paid commensurate with the additional duties and responsibilities until a Town Manager is hired. The nal change under consideration will change all genderspecic references in the charter to more updated gender-neutral ones. For example, "councilman" will become "councilmember" and the pronoun "he" will be written as "he/she." Voters can pick up a copy of Ordinance No. 234 from the City Hall for review prior to the vote. Womans Club Building Issue May Be Close To ResolutionBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.At the city commission meeting Feb. 11, City Attorney Clay Schnitker briefed the board about the status of the city-owned Woman's Club Building, saying that the city had given some more changes to the written agreement and that the committee of city ofcials needed to look at those. The agreement would then be sent to the Woman's Club members and their attorney Vernon Douglas.At their February meeting two days later, Woman's Club President Ethel Barefoot distributed copies of the "Memorandum of UnSee Resolution On Page 3A Scam AlertMadison County Sheriff Ben Stewart wants all citizens to be aware of the most recent "SCAM" occurring throughout Madison and surrounding counties. Citizens are receiving phone calls from inSee Scam Alert On Page 3AMobile App Lets Victims Track Offenders StatusThe Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) now has a Victim Information and Notication Everyday (VINE) mobile app that provides information and notication of an offender's status to victims of crimes committed by inmates in the department's custody or under See Mobile App On Page 3A James Madison Preparatory High School Hosts Open HouseStory SubmittedJames Madison Preparatory High School, a STEM-focused, tuitionfree charter public high school, will have approximately 60 open seats for new students in the upcoming school year 20142015. About ten of those available seats are in the tenth grade class, and the other fty are the incoming class of ninth graders. If your son or daughter is going into either of those grades next year and has an interest in a rigorous STEM curriculum to prepare them See Open House On Page 3AMCHS Cowgirls Basketball Player Jameica Cobb Makes Cowgirl HistoryBy Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.On Saturday, Jan. 25th, Sophomore Jameica Cobb made Cowgirl history for Madison County High School (MCHS) when she scored against the Jefferson County Lady Tigers, becoming not only the youngest player, but also the rst female player to reach the 1,000point mark for the school. She nished out the night with 28 points and ended the season with a total of 1,008 points.Jameica is the daughter of Ramon and Monese Cobb. She is the granddaughter of Madison County Central School teacher Mrs. Glenn Cobb. She is an outstanding player and teammate. Jameica is no slouch when it comes to academics either; she currently has a 3.5 GPA and according to MaxPreps is the rst ranked sophomore in the state of Florida and the 13thranked sophomore in the nation. To add to her accomplishments, the Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA) met Monday, Feb. 3, where Jameica was awarded 4A Player of the Year in District 3 and nominated to the 4A All-State team. FACA is made up of 24 districts across the state of Florida. District 3 has 20 schools from Gadsden, Wakulla, Leon, Jefferson, Madison and Taylor counties. As a nomineePhoto SubmittedSophomore Jameica Cobb has made history for MCHS, as the “rst female player to score 1,000 points in a season. See History On Page 3A NWTF Banquet Set For SaturdayBy Jacob BembryGreene Publishing, Inc. Enjoy friends, food, fun and good times for a great cause at the National Wild Turkey Federation Superfund banquet on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Madison County Central School Cafeteria. Doors will open at 5 p.m. for the games followed by the meal served at 6 p.m. The meeting will feature a silent and live auction. Proceeds from the auction and from the banquet tickets will go towards the conservation of the wild turkey and the preservation of our hunting heritage through the National Wild Turkey Federation. Through outreach programs, NWTF helps fund programs for children, women and people with disabilities on a national and local level. The NWTF's Jakes, Women in the Outdoors and Wheelin' Sportsmen programs have helped people learn to better enjoy the outdoors as well as understand the importance of wildlife management and appreciate hunting as an honorable pursuit. To purchase tickets, contact Shannon Webb at (850) 464-1711, Judy Webb at (850) 464-2579 or Wally Davis at (850) 673-6630. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

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Almost every day I read/hear/s -ee a new story in the news about how Obamacare is destroying American citizens, because of the high price insurance fees, that they were “promised” would not be there. (Broken promise “I will sign a universal health-care bill into law by the end of my first term as president that will cover every American and cut the cost of a typical family’s premium by up to $2,500 a year.” – President Obama, 2008) For the last few days the news has been about Emile. She has lupus. Under Obamacare, the insurance she has always had was cancelled. She now has had to get new insurance, under Obamacare and her premiums went from $52 a month to $373 a month. She relays that she now has to work a second job, just in order to pay for Obamacare. (Broken Promise “If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period. If you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. Period. No one will take it away. No matter what.” – President Obama, 2009) (and after the law had passed, he stated, “And if you like your insurance plan, you will keep it. No one will be able to take that away from you. It hasn’t happened yet. It won’t happen in the future.” – President Obama, 2010) When you add in the out-of-pocket expense plus the difference in co-pays, Emile says that her “new insurance” will end up costing her about $6,000 more a year. The biggest “news” in this is that Emile says she voted for Obama. She now regrets it. Gee thanks, Emile, that does us no good now!!!! I read a testimony on Facebook recently; it was a real life experience -not a forward or some link from another website. Within the post it said he and his friend were talking and his friend told him that he had gone to the doctor with his son (both of them were sick). The office staff verified his insurance and told him that he had to pay $115 for each of them (he and his son). The man replied back that he had never had to pay that much before. Why now? The answer he got back was “he had always been SELF-PAY, and if he were still self-pay he would only have to pay $65 for each of them. But, because he had that insurance now, he owed $115 each now.’ Again, this man had voted for Obama but now regrets it.” Again, gee thanks, but that does the rest of us no good now. My insurance premiums have gone up. The economy is getting worse. The unemployment is getting worse. And I see no relief in the future. However, we NOW have people stepping forward to say “Oooppss, I wish I hadn’t had voted for Obama. Maybe this isn’t the change we needed!” All the while I’m screaming, “Really? Has it taken you six years to realize this?” I read a survey, a couple of months ago, that relayed 33 percent of Americans think Obama will be remembered as an average president, while 28 percent think he will be remembered as one of the worst. The same survey said that one in every 10 people that voted for Obama now regret that choice. (My question is, “What’s wrong with the other nine of them?”) The sad, sad fact is…… the rest of us have to pay for all of ya’lls “regret.” And to all the citizens out there who KNOW we NEED a real change in this country……. please make sure to get out and vote, each and every time! Maybe, just maybe, it’s not too late to turn this country around; IF we start holding Washington (and our state representatives) accountable! Until then….see you around the town.www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, February 19, 2014 2A € Madison County CarrierVIEWPOINTS& OPINIONS Regrets Are Sinking This CountryEmerald Greene Publisher Last week, a vote was held among the workforce at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga on whether or not to organize under the United Auto Workers (UAW) union. Turnout was high – 89 percent voted and decided by a 53 to 47 margin not to organize the factory. This was an important decision with wide-reaching implications. In the last quarter century, foreign auto manufacturers have built nearly all of their new facilities in the southeast, now 11 plants in seven states including such names as Toyota, Mercedes and BMW. They’re non-union. None of these new factories have been built in Florida, but we have other advantages that have contributed to population growth and employment. A major attraction of building a new manufacturing facility in the southeast is that all of these states are right-towork rather than closedshop. The issue at play is the requirement to join the union in order to work: right-to-work means that union membership is not mandatory; closed shop means that in order to work, you must join the union and dues are garnished from your wages just like taxes. The south and another dozen or so heartland states are protected by the 1947 Taft-Hartley Act as right-to-work. This is a major advantage for these states when they look to attract new businesses and employers under economic development. Put another way, non-right-to work states like those in the northeast, midwest, and west coast are at a competitive disadvantage. A case can be made for closed-shop rules when you consider the idea of collective bargaining – when the entire workforce benets from increased pay and benets, why shouldn’t they support the union that bargains on their behalf. On the other hand, there is the powerful argument for ‘freedom of choice’ which is denied under closed-shop rules. Generally, businesses would rather not have to deal with a labor union. There’s a lot of cost and headaches that come with union representation. Modern business theory states that if you include such things as an employee council, workforce ideas, and prot sharing, unions are superuous. Union dues can get expensive for the worker, costing thousands of dollars from their paycheck. There’s also the pesky problem of political activity done by union leadership. An overwhelming (well above 90 percent) of organized labor political contributions go to Democrats and liberal causes and the UAW is especially one-sided. Workers frequently nd that political contributions made by their leadership go to candidates and causes they do not support. It seems as if the union leadership is “feathering its own nest.” It’s interesting to me that the vote in Chattanooga was driven by Volkswagen workers in their home country where labor unions are much more common. But what works for Germany isn’t necessarily right for Tennessee; the work culture of one doesn’t translate to the other. The vote at Volkswagen/Chattanooga attracted a lot of lobbying. Pro-union organizers from the Midwest came to the plant to present their side of the argument and southern politicians like Senator (and former Chattanooga mayor) Bob Corker argued against the union. In the end, the people most affected made their choice. I saw the same thing at a Jacksonville call center twenty years ago where Communication Workers of America (CWA) attempted to organize a workforce of 1700. Management pulled out all the stops to oppose the idea and when the votes were tallied, CWA lost. Organized labor has been losing membership in the private sector by the droves (35 percent six decades ago versus six percent today) and the Chattanooga/Volkswagen vote is another nail in the cofn. Where they have been gaining strength is in the public sector until Republican governors like Wisconsin’s Scott Walker began to challenge them. In theory, I’m not opposed to private sector labor unions where workers have every right to share in prots, but by denition, there is no prot in the public sector. When public sector unions bargain for higher wages and benets, what they are really saying is that they want to see taxes raised. Did you know that it is against the law for federal workers to collectively bargain for increased wages and benets? Then why can state and local workers do this? If you look back a century or more, you will see that when labor unions rst began, they served a very useful purpose, particularly when it came to workplace safety and child labor laws, but those days are long gone. Occupational health, safety and environmental laws have vastly transformed the workplace. The workplace today has never been safer. When an instance like last year’s fertilizer plant explosion in Texas occurs, the correction is swift and sure. Same thing with the recent chemical spill in West Virginia that tainted the water supply for many people. In order to be relevant, organized labor must conform to the 21stCentury workplace. Apparently, the majority of the workforce at Volkswagen/Chattanooga felt the UAW was not. National SecurityJoe Boyles Guest ColumnistIam a huge fan of the movie, Fried Green Tomatoes. I would go as far to say that the 1991 lm is rmly planted in my top-10 list of all-time favorites. So, when I found out the restaurant from the movie was in business and actually served fried green tomatoes from their menu, I began planning my trip. I had a good friend from Arkansas visiting, who is also a fan of the movie, and we set out on a day trip to Juliette, Ga., where the restaurant is located. The street the famous establishment resides is everything I would expect it to be. As soon as you turn on to McCrackin Street, the present turns into the past, and it doesn’t change after you nd your way into the caf. The booth where the sheriff from Valdosta sat, eating the “famous” barbecue at the Whistle Stop, is still there, as are all the decorations. The menu is full of southern favorites and at the top of the appetizer list is, of course, fried green tomatoes. I have made and eaten my share of fried green tomatoes, so my expectations were pretty high. I wasn’t disappointed, they were perfectly seasoned, crispy and had a side of spicy dressing that matched the tomatoes perfectly. The coating was a little different than I was accustomed, because it had an obvious mix of cornmeal and our, unlike the fried tomatoes I have always had with just a cornmeal coating, but it was wonderful. So, that left only one thing for me to do…try them at home with a cornmeal-our combination. My friend Karen and I had a great time at the caf, and talked with the waitresses a long time about the movie and restaurant, learning a lot of the caf’s history. If you are a fan of the lm, then you should go and visit the Whistle Stop Caf for the experience. I will go to the caf again, not just for the atmosphere, but also for the food, especially the fried green tomatoes. Fried Green Tomatoes 3 medium green tomatoes 1 egg c. buttermilk c. cornmeal c. our 1 tsp. salt tsp. pepper Vegetable oil Cut tomatoes into about -inch slices; lightly salt both sides. In a small bowl, whisk together egg and buttermilk until combined; set aside. In a shallow pan, mix cornmeal, our, salt and pepper. Dip tomato slices into cornmeal mixture, then into egg mixture and back into cornmeal mixture. After tomatoes are covered, pour oil into a large cast-iron (or other heavy) skillet, completely covering the bottom of the pan. Heat oil on medium heat until about 375 degrees. In batches, drop tomatoes into oil and cook about two minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Drain tomatoes on paper towels. Serve with a spicy remoulade, ranch dressing or whatever dip you prefer.Fried Green Tomatoes Rose Klein Columnist Searching For Ambrosia UAW Emerald's Gem Box Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, February 7, 2014A basket of fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Caf in Juliette, Ga., is the perfect appetizer.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, February 7, 2014Being inside the Whistle Stop Caf, where the “lm was shot, was so surreal that I almost expected to see the movies characters coming from the kitchen.This letter is in response to the article in last week's paper entitled MMJ. As far back as I can remember my grandmother wore a glass eye, I learned in my mid-twenties that ---her eye had burst one Sunday morning as she was dressing for church. Granny had glaucoma. 10 years later at age 34, I too was diagnosed with glaucoma by doctor D'Augostino. That was when I started taking eye drops to lower the pressure. In 1997, at age 44, I went to Dr. Shugar in Perry. That morning I decided not to take my eye drops so that he could see how high the pressure was without drops. It was a whopping 28. He then changed my prescription to a drop that would have longer lasting effects. One month later I had glaucoma surgery. Six months later it had to be repeated because just some people don't react as well to the procedure. Upon his death I began seeing Dr. Moye at Eye Associates in Valdosta. Four years ago at my annual eye-exam it was discovered that the drops I was taking no longer had any effect and that my eye pressure had increased signicantly. My prescription changed twice that year to no avail. After almost 25 years taking drops my eyes were basically unresponsive to treatment. My pressure is slowly rising, I may need to try marijuana as a safe alternative to drops. Mr. Boyles' opinion was not researched as well as it could have been. There are many reasons for the use of medical marijuana mine is just one. As for recreational use, if that became law in Florida it too would be regulated as is alcohol use. Your comments concerning it are similar to those made as to why we should not have alcohol sales in Madison County. Substance use does not mean substance abuse. I wonder how medical marijuana relates to national security or the military? Sincerely, Dwight Barber Letter To The Editor

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, February 19, 2014Madison County Carrier € 3A AROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Clumsy Crooks World NewsBy Rose Klein 10-Year-Old Drives Car And Claims He’s A Dwarf In Gjovik, Norway, a 10-year-old boy who got his family’s car stuck in a ditch, tried to pass himself off as a “dwarf.” Police ofcer, Kai Lyshaugen, said the boy and his 18-monthold sister woke in the middle of the night and decided to take the car to visit their grandmother, who lived about 18 miles away. After the car ended up in a snowy ditch, the boy told a passing snowplow driver he was a dwarf and legally allowed to drive. He continued to tell the driver he got stuck when he attempted to make a uturn to go back home for his driver’s license. The boy then asked the driver for help, towing his car, so they could continue their journey. Lyshaugen said the boy and his sister were returned to their parents. Brother’s Wedding Canceled Due To Sister Disliking Bride In Plymouth, England, a woman disliked her brother’s choice for a bride so much that she canceled her brother’s wedding. Ann Duffy, 50, was upset that her brother David Greatex, 52, was marrying Sandra Hardy, 28. Duffy posed as Hardy at the clerk’s registry ofce and called off the wedding and later told her brother, “I saved you on the divorce.” Greatex and Hardy married three weeks later, with Duffy present to hand out abuse. Greatex said, “She (his sister) was jealous and kept accusing Sandra of trying to take her brother away.” Hardy said, “We will never forgive her.” Wanted Hitchhiker Caught After Ride By Plainclothes Ofcer In Verona, Italy, a man who had been running from police for nine months is now behind bars after hitching a ride with a plainclothes ofcer. The 37-year-old man was hitchhiking near Verona when a plainclothes ofcer felt he looked “wrong” and decided to pick him up. The ofcer pretended to be giving the man a ride home but instead took him to the police barracks. Investigators determined the man had been wanted since last May on charges that included aggravated theft, robbery, receiving stolen property and drunk driving. The man is now facing up to three years in prison. Resolution Cont. From Page 1Aderstanding,” and the new rental agreement form the club would be using when renting out the building for future events. The members read through both documents, approved them “as is” after a few minutes of discussion and voted to send both documents back to their attorney, Vernon Douglas, and wait for another round of meeting between Douglas, Schnitker, and the city to see if everything is agreeable to the City as well, expressing hope that the issue regarding use and rental of the building was nearing a resolution. Scam Alert Cont. From Page 1Adividuals identifying themselves as Deputy Sheriff’s. The “Scammer” goes into detail with badge number, case numbers, etc… and explains that warrant for the citizen’s arrest has been issued and if the citizen does not follow the “SCAMMERS” instruction he will come and make the arrest. The “SCAMMER” then instructs the citizen to go to Walmart, CVS or other available retail establishment and purchase a “Pay-Pal Money Pack Card” in a given amount of currency and remit payment to whomever the “SCAMMER” identies himself as and a phone number (the most recent was “Martin at 850-464-7754). The “SCAMMER” explains that this will allow for all bonding fees or additional cost to be waved. Sheriff Stewart concludes that this is in no way a form or fashion of a practice that any Law Enforcement Agency utilizes and furthermore has no authority to conduct such transactions. These case activities are currently under investigation in Madison and surrounding Counties and if you feel that you have been a victim of such activity or even an attempt, please contact the Sheriff’s Ofce with any additional information at (850) 9734001. Mobile App Cont. From Page 1Aits supervision. The information accessible through VINE allows victims to stay informed 24-7, 365 days a year. The VINE mobile app is available in the Google Play Store and iTunes in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole. Those who don’t have a mobile device or who prefer to speak to an operator can call 1-877846-3435 toll free. Through VINE, victims can register to receive automated notications when a particular inmate is released, transferred, escapes, is placed in a work release facility, transfers to another jurisdiction, returns to the department’s custody, or dies while in custody. The VINE Service is anonymous and condential. The FDOC reports 216,770 current VINE registrants statewide. In 2013, VINE made 4,510,016 phone calls and sent 273,562 emails to victims on status changes involving offenders. Anyone with questions about VINE or other available resources can contact the Department’s Victim Services ofce at (850) 488-9166 or toll free at 1877-8-VICTIM or the Ofce of Citizen Services at (850) 488-7052 or toll free at 1-888-558-6488. for college and future success, bring them out to the JMPHS Open House. This event is geared toward those prospectives, interested students and their parents, and lasts from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. The Open House will include a tour of the school campus, with an informational meeting and a question-andanswer session afterward, explaining the application process, the selection process, the curriculum, the school’s requirements and rules, and anything else prospective students and their parents need to know. The school is located at 176 NW Crane Avenue (the old Madison Excel School) next to the new hospital. Open House Cont. From Page 1A History Cont. From Page 1Afor All-State, Jameica will be competing for the prestigious Ms. Florida in 4A. MCHS coach, Marcus Hawkins, who earned the award as FACA District 3 Coach of the Year in 4A said, “Jameica has a drive and motivation about her that sets her apart from other players. She loves to compete and pushes her teammates to compete at their highest level as well,” says Coach Hawkins. “She has great potential and I look forward to seeing her blossom in her coming years.” Legislative Delegation To Hold HearingThe Madison County Legislative Delegation will be holding a public hearing in Madison, on Monday, Feb. 24, at 5:30 p.m. The hearing will be held in the County Courthouse Annex, 229 SW Pinckney St., Suite 107, Madison. All residents and elected ofcials are invited to attend. This hearing will allow all citizens the opportunity to meet their legislators, discuss concerns, ask questions and offer comments for upcoming 2014 Legislative Session. Wedding Brawl Over A Pork PieA couple's wedding celebrations were interrupted by a brawl that is thought to have started over a pork pie. Ofcers from the dog section at West Yorkshire Police tweeted that they were on the way to the "large ght" in Bradford on Saturday night, which led to three arrests.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, February 19, 2014 4A € Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Obituaries Argatha Tookes Williams, 93, mother of Octavious Lamar Tookes, Sr., native of Madison County, passed away Thursday, February 13, 2014. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, February 22, 2014, at Architillery Missionary Baptist Church, 6844 N. State Road 53, Cherry Lake, FL 32340 with Rev. Octavious L. Tookes ofciating. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. Friday, February 21, 2014, at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 497 SW Georgetown Road, Madison, FL 32340. Argatha Tookes Williams Noble H. Ginn, age 79, of Madison, passed away on February 12, 2014 at the Madison County Memorial Hospital in Madison. Funeral Services were on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home, Madison. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery, Greenville. The family received friends on Friday, February 14, at the Funeral Home from 5-6:30 p.m. Noble was born on April 13, 1934 in Commerce, Ga., the son of Harrison Enoch Ginn and Elois Gowder Ginn. After serving in the US Army, Noble lived most of his life in Madison. He was a member of the Faith Baptist Church, Madison. He was a mechanic for Cherry Automotive Service and Tri County Electric for many years. He had a lifelong passion for car racing that begin when he was chief auto mechanic for Cherry's 66 Race Car. He was an avid sherman and loved to watch and feed wildlife from the comfort of his porch. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. In 1956, Noble married Madeline Lawson and to this union was born Belinda Ann, Timothy Wayne (Paula) and Kenneth Dale (Mary). They have four grandchildren: Megan Vineyard (James), Conner, Carlie and Caleb Ginn. He is survived by three brothers: Ronnie, Rickey and Larry and a host of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased in death by his parents, his daughter and three siblings.Noble H. Ginn February 20 The Farm Share food distribution will be held on Thursday, Feb. 20, at the First United Methodist Church in Madison from 9 a.m.-until. February 20 The February meeting of the Lions Club God & Country 4thof July Planning Committee is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. in the old hospital cafeteria/board room. The meeting is open to all those in the community who would like to participate and help out with the annual celebration at Lake Frances. You do not have to be a Lions Club member. If you would like to volunteer your time, energy and ideas to help make this year's celebration better than ever, you are welcome! February 20 The North Florida Livestock Sale will be held at the old agriculture building (behind O'Neal's) in Madison. Sale begins at 7 p.m. Prior to the sale, there will be a buyer's dinner held next door to the ag. building in the county extension office. The dinner, which is open to buyers of the animals at the show, will begin at 5:30 p.m. February 22 The National Wild Turkey Federation banquet will be held at the Madison County Central School Saturday, Feb. 22. Doors open at 5 p.m. Banquet is at 6 p.m. Fees from the sale of tickets to the banquet and the auction at the event will go to benefit the National Wild Turkey Federation. February 22 The Nu Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., will present "A Spectacular Evening for a Father Daughter Dance" on Saturday, February 22, from 610 p.m. at the North Florida Community College Student Center, 325 Northwest Turner Davis Drive, in Madison. This is an event for ages two to adult. Tickets are $20 per couple and $5 for each additional person. Proceeds will provide academic scholarships and support for other community projects. Contact Glenda Branch at (850) 673-9330 or Regina Nash at (850) 8410645 for tickets, sponsorship or more information. February 25 It's the annual Rotary Chili Dinner at Villa Maria Hall, 5:307 p.m. Tickets are $10, available from any Rotarian, and proceeds go toward the club's charitable projects throughout the year. Enjoy a delicious sit-down or takeout chili dinner and help support a worthy cause. February 26 Sunday Drive, featuring Jeff Treece will be in concert on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. at Midway Church of God. Jeff Treece and his brother, Duck, have performed with their former band, the Jeff Treece Band, on the Grand Ole Opry. Join Sunday Drive for a night of comedy, as well as sharing the Word of God, at Midway Church of God, located at 2849 SE Midway Church Road in Lee. February 27 James Madison Preparatory High School, 176 SW Crane Ave., is having an Open House for interested, prospective students and their families from 6:30-8 p.m. JMPHS, a public chartered high school with a STEM-focused curriculum, has approximately ten open seats in its tenth grade class and 50 open seats for the incoming ninth grade class for the school year 2014-1015, and is accepting applications for those seats. The Open House includes a tour of the campus, and informational meeting and a question and answer session. Come by and see if JMPHS is the right place for your son or daughter. March 2 The Salvation Army will hold a grand opening at 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 2, at 604 W. Julia Street in Perry as they dedicate and offer a tour of their new chapel. Free lunch will be provided for the kids and ribs and chicken dinners will be on sale as a fundraiser. There will be games and bounce house for the kids. Community Calendar Distinguished Guests Visit Madison Rotary ClubGreene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, February 5, 2014Assistant District Governor (Rotary 6940) Mark Viola and Perry Rotary Club President Sondra Shaw were special guests of the Madison Rotary Club on Feb. 5. Seated left to right are: Viola, Shaw and Wayne Conger, President of the Madison Rotary Club. By Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.In December, Madison resident Ponce Franklin had sent a letter to the City Commission inviting them to walk with him along the intersection of Parramore and Pinckney Streets and beyond, into the residential/business area of downtown Madison where the sidewalks end. Tuesday night, he attended the city commission meeting to address the board in person and let them know that his invitation was still open. Parramore and Pinckney streets for the most part have sidewalks up until that intersection, but then to the west and south, there are only narrow road shoulders or ditches on either side. The roads are not in the best of condition either, with cracks and potholes. Foot traffic in this area includes children heading for bus stops and waiting by the side of the road for their bus to show up, who often walk in the middle of the street, and then wait on the side of the road elderly folks with no transportation other than walking also tend to walk right in the middle of the street to avoid the potholes and cracks near the edges. In the case of Pinckney Street, which runs west to the Madison Jail, there is also considerable vehicular traffic. Parramore is another well-traveled road for pedestrians and autos. In asking the board how much had the area's residents paid in property taxes, Franklin added that surely there was enough money to address what he saw as a potentially dangerous situation. "Let's get our children off the street with some sidewalks," he said. The city's budget was tight, but city manager Tim Bennett suggested that there might be an opportunity to do something when the new county gas tax started kicking in. The county should start receiving monthly payments of the tax that had been collected. If some of that money could be put into the Public Works Department, it might free up some other money to deal with the sidewalk situation. Recent sidewalk projects from Horry down to Sumpter and along Range in the Macon Street area had been financed with TIF funds that are used to redevelop or improve specific areas of a city that are considered "blighted" in order to improve the value and generate additional tax revenue. Sometime during the 1990s, a specific 24-block area of downtown Madison was designated as a TIF district, making it eligible to receive such funds. The city has been trying to expand the TIF district south to MLK to include more areas of the city that need help. "We'll have to check the budget and see when we can get the new footprint done (enlarging the area)," said Mayor Rayne Cook. After the meeting adjourned, Commissioner Ina Thompson spoke with Franklin about taking a look at the roads in question.Where The Sidewalks End: Ponce Franklin Addresses Madison City Commission Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, February 11, 2014Ponce Franklin addresses the City Commission about the lack of sidewalks and the condition of roads near the intersection of Parramore and Pinckney Streets. Greene Publishing Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, February 11, 2014Just behind the Capital City Bank parking lot, looking west along Pinckney Street toward the Madison Jail, a lack of sidewalks here and to the south along Parramore Street has some residents concerned about pedestrian safety.

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Story SubmittedThe United Way of the Big Bend and the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Service of Madison County are offering FREE tax preparation through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). Each year, VITA offers free tax preparation by IRScertied volunteers at sites throughout the Big Bend. This fast, free and condential service has many convenient locations available for people who need help with their basic, current year tax returns. Madison County VITA Site – Open Feb. 1-April 12 University of Florida/IFAS Madison County Extension Ofce. 184 College Loop Madison, FL 32340 **Open Saturdays by appointment only** Call (850) 973-4138 to schedule an appointment. Dial 2-1-1 or visitwww.theBESTproject.o rgto get information on other VITA sites in the Big Bend. The BEST project also offers a free, online ling service for families and individuals whose total household income does not exceed $58,000. Please visitwww.MyFreeTaxes.com /thebestproject for more information. If you have questions while using MyFree Taxes, call the helpline at 1-855-698-9435. Representatives will be available to help you Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-10 p.m. (EST). By Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.The Madison County Community Bank (MCCB) has been presented as the Chamber Member of the Month for February. The bank, located at 301 East Base Street in Madison, was formed in 1999 by a local group of men and women whose purpose was "to bring to the community, a bank whose focus was on meeting the banking and nancial needs of local citizens and businesses." MCCB's board, management and staff all work and live in Madison County, making them Madison County's only locally owned bank. One of the advantages of the bank being locally owned and managed, is that all decisions involving the bank are made here in Madison, so when Dr. Willie Miles of the Madison County Central School (MCCS) approached them to help teach nancial literacy to their Pre-K through eighth grade students, the bank was able to make that a reality. The result is an onsite "bank" set up in a designated room at MCCS, where sixth, seventh and eighth grade students act as employees. Out of 60 students, 22 were chosen by a MCCS committee and make up two teams of eleven students that hold titles of Tellers (7), Head Teller (1), Customer Service (2) and President (1). The room was set up by MCCS and is managed by Lynne Brown, Guidance Counselor. MCCB created murals for the hallways that feature money information and tips. They also created job descriptions and forms as well as trained students and committed to one MCCB employee to be on site when the banking program is open. The program opens once every month from 8-9 a.m., when students are not assigned a regular class. The MCCS bookkeeper controls all the record keeping for the student's accounts. On Grand Opening of the program, 150 students opened a Bronco Banking Program account. Students who opened an account are able to withdraw funds in May, December or by special request on other dates. MCCB is proud to be part of a program designed to increase the knowledge of earning, saving, budgeting and spending for MCCS students and considers it an honor and privilege to be the community's bank. In today's environment, MCCB says they fully understand banking choices are unlimited, but says if you prefer a banking relationship which delivers outstanding personal customer service, coupled with all of the modern conveniences, then Madison County Community Bank hopes to be your choice so they have the ability to demonstrate their motto, "People You KnowA Bank You Can Trust." www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, February 19, 2014Madison County Carrier € 5AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY ATTENTION HOMEOWNERSLeigh BarfieldMadison County Property Appraiser Madison County Property Appraiser Leigh Barfield would like to remind homeowners who had a change in home ownership in the past year to file for homestead exemption. Also, seniors 65 and over don’t forget to re-apply for senior ex emption. If you purchased property in the last year that qualifies for agricultural classification, you must re-apply in your own name. These exemptions and classifications are worth the time to come in and apply. Deadline for filing is March 1. Our office is located in the courthouse annex, room 201. Office hours are Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm. Please feel free to call 973-6133, come by, or visit our website www.madisonpa.com. February Chamber Member Of The Month... Madison County Community Bank Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, February 3, 2014Madison County Community Bank, as February Chamber Member of the Month, received a ”oral arrangement from Madison Florist, Member of the Month certi“cate, Signage to use for the month, two tickets to North Florida Community Colleges Artist Series: California Dreaming and 200 thirty-second commercials from WMAF Radio, compliments of new owner, Ramon L. Day. Pictured from left to right in the front row: Edward Meggs, Sue Mathews, Wendy Odom, Janet Thompson, Kim Brandies, Janet Maier and Marcia Webb. Second row: Dee Eyster, Barbara Driggers, Michelle Bentley, Stacey Donaldson, Joyce Bethea, Don Ashley, Sara Pippin and Howard Phillips. Back row: Eugenia Pride and Lori Willis.Free Tax Preparation Available For Madison County Residents

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By Jacob BembryGreene Publishing, Inc.The Madison County High School Cowgirls lost their home softball opener to the Suwannee Lady Bulldogs on Tuesday, Feb. 11. Suwannee took the lead in the top of the rst inning, going up 30. The Cowgirls fought back in the bottom of the second inning, taking a 5-3 lead. Not to be outdone, the Lady Bulldogs scored three runs on the top of the third, putting them ahead 6-5. Suwannee added another run in the top of the fourth, giving them a 7-5 lead. The fth inning remained scoreless. Suwannee took an 8-7 lead in the sixth inning as the Lady Bulldogs scored another run and the Cowgirls scored two runs. Suwannee added another run into the top of the seventh. The Cowgirls were not able to score and the Lady Bulldogs pulled off the 9-7 upset. By Jacob BembryGreene Publishing, Inc. Bats exploded, raining down showers of sparks and baseballs, as the Madison County junior varsity baseball team put on a dazzling offensive reworks show against Lafayette County's JV on Tuesday evening at Boot Hill. The JV Cowboys walked off with the win after a ve-inning game, thanks to the mercy rule, winning 211. James Edwards and Steven Walden each had two hits each for the Cowboys. Dillon Burns had one hit and six RBIs. Jacob Johnson had three walks and four quality at bats. James Edwards had four quality at bats. Gabe Miller walked three times and had three quality at bats. Jacob Johnson pitched three full innings, picking up eight strikeouts. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, February 19, 2014Madison County Carrier € 7ASPORTS BAILEY MONUMENT CO 740252 By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc.The Madison County High School Cowboys varsity hoops squad fell just short in a heartbreaking first round state playoff loss played Thursday, Feb. 13, in Pensacola against Pensacola Catholic. Pensacola Catholic took command of the game early and led 15-8 at the end of the first quarter. The valiant Cowboys fought back but trailed at the half by a score of 28-19. The Cowboys went on a run in the third quarter outscoring Pensacola Catholic 16-9. The Cowboys only trailed 3735 at the end of three. The fourth quarter was closely contested but the Cowboys could not win it or take it into overtime and stalemated 13 points to Pensacola Catholic's 13 points in the period, losing by a score of 50-48. The Cowboys finished their amazing season with a 17-11 record. Cowboys Fall Just Short In Opening Round Of State PlayoffsLady Bulldogs Beat CowgirlsJV Cowboys Post Explosive Victory Over Lafayette County JV

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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 Opportunityrtn, c MOBILE HOMES FOR SALE FOR SALE WANTED FOR RENT HELP WANTED HELP WANTED www.greenepublishing.com SERVICES Classifieds . . . . . .8A Madison County Carrier Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Check us out on-line www.greenepublishing.com FLORIDA PRESS SERVICES, INC. STATEWIDE CLASSIFIED PROGRAM STATEWIDE CLASSIFIED ADS FOR 2/17/2014 THROUGH 2/23/2014 I am a retired nurse; and want to do private duty work with the elderly. If you can use me, I am available for any shift. Excellent references. 464-7276 (Cell).12/18 rtn, n/cPageant 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. Size 7-8 children's off white dress, worn as a ”ower girl dress, overlay of lace over entire dress, probably knee to calf length $25. Size 8 children's white, long dress, lace around neck with decorative bodice $25.Size 16 pre-teen size white long pageant gown, cap sleeves, white sequin work across entire bodice and sleeves $100. Size 10 Teen Dress A beautiful, elegant, ”owing emerald green dress. Has eye-catching beaded straps that criss cross in the back along with a beaded design in the front of the dress. Beautiful ”owing train. $200. Size 14 (child's size 14 but dress is for a teen division approximately 13-15) GORGEOUS lime green dress, strapless but with spaghetti straps that criss cross across the back, sequins spotted across the entire gown, built-in crinoline absolutely gorgeous. $250.Call Emerald Greene (850) 973-3497 Leave a message. Of“ce Building For Rent Across the street from the Courthouse, on Shelby Street. (between Owens Propane and Burnette Plumbing) Newly Renovated 1120 square foot. Call Emerald Greene 850-973-4141.10/16 rtn, n/c Madison Heights Apartments 1,2,3 & 4 bedroom apts. Section 8 Housing designed for low income families 150 SW Bumgardner Dr. Madison, FL Phone 850-973-4290 TDD 711 Equal Housing Opportunity6/22, rtn, cBe A CNA Start your New Year with a New Career. Quest Training offers a nurse taught, 40 hr. Prep class. No GED required if age 18 yr. Day and Evening classes. HIGH pass rates on state exam. 386-362-10652/5 2/26, pd1/4 inch coat galvanized steel cable for sale .15 cent a foot. We have as much as you need. (850) 464-3041.4/10 rtn, n/cWasher And Dryer For Sale! Kenmore series 70 washer, top load. Series 80 dryer, front load (door opens from top down). White in color and both are in perfect working order. $400 “rm. Call (229) 460-5296.1/8 rtn, n/cNewspaper Bundles For Sale $1 each Greene Publishing, Inc. 1695 S. SR 53 in Madison (850) 973-4141.6/19 rtn, n/cFurnished Trailer on Farm $100 week plus electric. Includes Direct TV, water and sewer. Quiet; off street parking. One person. Call (850) 673-1117.10/16 rtn, cSet of four (4) WeldŽ (Mountain Crusher) billet aluminum wheels. 8 lug with bolt on center caps. Fits Dodge or Chevy. $400 OBO. Call 229-460-5296.12/11 rtn, n/cCDL Class A Truck DriverRuns mostly SE extended area. 2 years driving experience. Good 2 year MVR. Home weekends and some during the week. (850) 973-2747.12/11 rtn, c Deadline For Classieds (850) 973-4141 3:00 p.m. Every Monday Just received a new supply of repo homes Great price! Call for details (386) 466-8315.1/29 rtn, c Looking for a local deer hunting club with available memberships. Call Terry at (850) 997-3922.2/5 rtn, n/cRNs & LPNs Needed! If you love patient-centered health care with real relationships inside a company that encourages fun on and off the clock, then DaVita is the place for you. We offer career options to “t your lifestyle! DaVita has openings now in Madison, for RN & LPN with nursing experience. The hours are M-W-F 5 a.m. … 5 p.m. Dialysis experience is strongly preferred but DaVita will train. Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today! Apply online at: http://careers.davita.com or contact Tiffy Christian at 877-482-7625. DaVita is an Equal Opportunity Employer. http://careers.davita.com 2011 DaVita Inc. All rights reserved.2/5 2/19, c Advertising Sales Representative (salesman) needed. Our newspaper of“ce is seeking an outstanding individual to join or sales team. Do you possess a sunny, friendly attitude? Can you talk with customers easily and help them feel at home? Do you have a good personality and LOVE to talk on the telephone? If you are a team player, able to handle multiple tasks, have a friendly can-doattitude, a great work ethic, are organized, and self-motivated then this job might be just for you. Valid Drivers License a must! Apply in person only at Greene Publishing, Incs newspaper of“ce, located at 1695 South SR 53, in Madison.Advent Christian Village Current JOBS Line Advertisement call 658-5627 or visit www.acvillage.net 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week Work in a Community; Feel like one of the Family! FT Social Services Director Position develops and implements policies and goals for social services department in LTC setting; responsible for resident assessments, care planning, and helping residents and families adjust to their surroundings. Bachelor's degree in social work or related “eld required; master's degree preferred. Five to seven years of relevant experience required, including in a responsible position managing social services for geriatric and memory impaired patients. Knowledge and experience in FL LTC regulations required. Must be compassionate and supportive in a multidisciplinary approach to resident care. FT positions include health, dental, life, disability, supplemental insurance; 403b retirement account; paid time off, access to onsite daycare and “tness facilities. Apply in person at Personnel Of“ce 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.2/12, 2/19, cCurriculum Developer wanted for Industrial program. See www.nfcc.edu for details.2/12 2/26, c Scrub uniforms for sale. Mostly XL petite. Call (850) 971-0047.2/12, 2/19, pd Fast Track Convenient Store/Gas Station For Lease in Lamont, Fl. Contact 850-545-2482. 2/19 rtn, c Acreage Absolute Auction. 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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, February 19, 2014Madison County Carrier 9A All Legals are posted on line at www.greenepublishing.com and www.”oridapublicnotices.com ----Legals---2/12, 2/19 2/12, 2/19 2/19, 2/26 2/19, 2/26 2/19, 2/26 2/19, 2/26, 3/5 NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF RESOLUTIONS VACATING AND ABANDONING CERTAIN ROADS Pursuant to Sections 336.09 and 336.10, Florida Statutes, the Board of County Commissioners of Madison County, Florida, hereby gives notice that it has adopted Madison County Resolutions No. 2014-02-12 and No. 2014-02-12A, vacating and abandoning certain roads located in the southwest quadrant, Madison County, Florida. Said roads are more speci“cally described as follows: UNOPENED ROAD: The 50 unopened road that lies south of Ponzer Street (SW 1 Federal Rd), east of the railroad right-of-way and west of Parcels 0479-001-000, 0479-000-000 and 0480-000-000, also known as Blocks 9, 10 and 11, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DBŽ … 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. UNOPENED ALLEY: The entire 20 unopened alley that runs south from Ponzer Street (SW 1 Federal Rd) to Elm Street and through Blocks 9, 10 and 11, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DBŽ … 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. PINE STREET: The entire portion of Pine Street that lies between Blocks 4 and 5, and continues east between Blocks 10 and 11, and between Blocks 19 and 20, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DBŽ … 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. MAPLE STREET: The entire portion of Maple Street that lies between Blocks 3 and 4, and continues east between Blocks 9 and 10, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DBŽ … 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. ELM STREET: The remaining portion of Elm Street that lies between Block 8 and Block 9, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DBŽ … 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. UNOPENED ROAD: The 50 unopened road that lies north of Ponzer Street (SW 1 Federal Rd) to the unopened alley, west of the railroad right-of-way and east of Blocks 6 and 7, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DBŽ … 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. UNOPENED ALLEYS: The entire 20 unopened alleys that run through the following Blocks 4, 5, 6, 17, 19 and the entire 20 unopened alley that runs from the west railroad right-of-way south through Oak Street ending at Block 2, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DBŽ … 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. WALNUT STREET: The entire portion of Walnut Street that lies on the east side of Blocks 17, 18 and 19 from Pine Street south to the end of the platted portion, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DBŽ … 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. OAK STREET: The entire portion of Oak Street that lies on the west side of Blocks 3 and 4 from the unopened alley south to Maple Street, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DBŽ … 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. CHERRY STREET: The remaining portion of Cherry Street that lies between Block 6 and Block 7, from the unopened alley on the west side, to the unopened road on the west side, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DBŽ … 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. CYPRESS STREET: The entire portion of Cypress Street from what is now known as SW Okaloo Way east to US 221, that lies between blocks 13 and 14, Town of Sirmons, as shown on the Plat in DBŽ … 27, Page 650-651, Public Records of Madison County, Florida. YOU WILL PLEASE BE GOVERNED ACCORDINGLY. Dated this 12th day of February 2014. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: Allen Cherry, County Coordinator. 2/19 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that ARTHUR G. OR FLORIDA SMITH the holder of the following certi“cate has “led said certi“cate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certi“cate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it is assessed is as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-789 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 NAME IN, WHICH ASSESSED: DOUG BARNES AND LEAH C. BARNES PARCEL ID: 22-1N-09-4006-001-000 LEGAL DESCRIPTION: SO MUCH OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW 1/4) OF SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST, AS LIES WITHIN THE FOLLOWING BOUNDARY LINES: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF HORRY STREET AND LIVINGSTON STREET, IN THE TOWN OF MADISON, FLORIDA, AND RUN THENCE WEST 50 FEET, THENCE NORTH 96-4/5 YARDS, THENCE WEST 205-1/3 FEET, THENCE NORTH 137 FEET TO THE LANDS TO BE CONVEYED; THENCE RUN NORTH 85 FEET, THENCE EAST 75 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 85 FEET, THENCE WEST 75 FEET TO THE SAID SOUTHWEST CORNER. ALSO; A PART OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW 1/4) OF SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF HORRY AND LIVINGSTON STREETS IN THE TOWN OF MADISON, FLORIDA, AND THENCE RUN WEST 50 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 96.4 YARDS, THENCE RUN WEST 205-1/3 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 137 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE LAND HERBY CONVEYED, THENCE RUN NORTH 85 FEET, THENCE RUN WEST 89 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 85 FEET,THENCE RUN EAST 89 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, AND BEING THE SAME LAND DESCRIBED IN THAT CERTAIN DEED DATED SEPTEMBER 11, 1951, AND RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 76, PAGE 99, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MADISON COUNTY FLORIDA. ALSO; COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF LIVINGSTON AND HORRY STREETS IN THE TOWN OF MADISON, FLORIDA, AND RUN THENCE WEST 50 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 96-4/5 YARDS, THENCE RUN WEST 205-1/3 FEET, THENCE NORTH 222 FEET, THENCE RUN WEST 89 FEET FOR POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE RUN WEST 80 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 12 DEGREES 36 MINUTES EAST 87.10 FEET, THENCE RUN EAST 61 FEET, THENCE NORTH 85 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, AND BEING PART OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER (SW 1/4) OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW 1/4), OF SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST. (THE ABOVE DESCRIBED THREE (3) PARCELS OF CONTIGUOUS PROPERTY CONSISTS OF .459 ACRES, MORE OR LESS) All of said property being in the County of Madison, State of Florida. Unless such certi“cate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described in such certi“cate will be sold to the highest bidder at the west front door at the Madison County Courthouse on the 20th day of MARCH 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 3rd day of FEBRUARY 2014. TIM SANDERS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT MADISON COUNTY MADISON, FLORIDA BY:/s/ Renata Keeling DEPUTY CLERK2/19, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, February 19, 2014 10A € Madison County CarrierSCHOOL NFCC PREVIEW Event To Be Held Saturday March 1North Florida Community College invites the public to its NFCC PREVIEW event on Saturday, March 1 from 9 a.m.-noon. This annual event allows the community to explore NFCC all in one informative and funfilled day. Highlights of the day include an Academic and Student Resource Expo in the Colin P. Kelly Fitness Center, campus tours, scholarship drawings, financial aid application assistance, and opportunities to explore NFCC degree and certificate programs and talk with program instructors and advisors. As an incentive to enroll early for NFCC's 2014 summer and fall terms, high school seniors and all first time college applicants who complete an admissions application at NFCC PREVIEW pay no application fee applying to NFCC is completely free on Saturday, March 1; a $20 savings. NFCC staff will also be on hand to assist future students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Visit www.nfcc.edu/experience-nfcc for a complete list of information needed to complete the FAFSA. Entertainment includes a free concert featuring two bands J n'Dem and Midnight Rain from 9 a.m.-noon as well as a variety of educational presentations and displays throughout the day. NFCC PREVIEW is open to anyone interested in attending NFCC or finding out more information about the college and its many programs and offerings. For more information contact the NFCC Office of Recruitment and Student Development at (850) 973-1628 or email mauldinm@nfcc.edu NFCC PREVIEW HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: MEET with college advisors, program faculty and college staff. TOUR the beautiful NFCC campus. EXPLORE college programs and offerings. FREE APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION for Summer/Fall 2014 (save $20). ENTER TO WIN SCHOLARSHIPS for Summer/Fall 2014. APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID-Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with the help of College financial aid professionals. Completion of the FAFSA is the required first step for consideration for ALL types of financial aid including scholarships. COMPLETE the FAFSA 4caster to get an estimate of your financial aid eligibility before you actually apply to college (an excellent tool for families with students who are juniors in high school). ENJOY live music, educational presentations and more!MCCS Bronco Banking Program Holds Grand OpeningBy Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.The Madison County Central School (MCCS) and Madison County Community Bank (MCCB) have partnered together to create a banking program at the school in order to create greater financial literacy for MCCS students. Dr. Willie Miles, principal of MCCS, wanted to find a way to increase student’s knowledge of earning, saving, budgeting and spending money, and approached the Community Bank to assist him with his goal. The result became an onsite room set up at the school where students can go to deposit money into their own personal savings account, and the process is as true to life as it gets. When you walk into the room, it is designed so you feel you are walking into any bank in town. At the grand opening, on Jan. 22 of this year, MCCB employee, Janet Maier, was present to help students fill out a savings account signature card, which enabled them to open an account. They then went to a station, ran by students, where they were given a savings account register to record their transactions, as well as deposit slips. Their last stop, also with students, would be with a teller, who received money and gave out receipts for student’s records, along with keeping a log of student’s name, grade and deposit amount, for the MCCS bookkeeper, who will have full control of student’s accounts. When designing the program, MCCB designed job descriptions for the students and created forms for the program’s record keeping. Students could apply and be interviewed for jobs of teller, head teller, customer service and president. An MCCS committee interviewed a total of 60 students for the 22 positions available. The Broncos Banking Program will be open once a month for students to make a deposit into their savings account. Deposit time is set from 8-9 a.m. and for students, there is no minimum deposit. Money can be withdrawn from accounts in May, December or by special request. On the day of the Grand Opening, 150 students opened a Bronco Banking program account. Tyrone Turner, a teller in the banking program, gives MCCS students a tour of the banking room.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, January 22, 2014 Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, January 22, 2014Jarrod Sullivan, a second grader at MCCS (on right), “lls out his signature card as Zabdiel Reyes, Head Teller, (on left) and President, Kylie Duart (center), assist. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, January 22, 2014MCCB President, Ed Meggs (left) and Executive Director for Madison County Chamber of Commerce, Cindy Vees (right), along with MCCS student president, Nickolas Lee (front), and MCCS tellers, watch as Kylie Duart, student president, cuts the ribbon for the MCCS Bronco Banking Program. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, January 22, 2014The very “rst deposit at MCCS Bronco Bank is made by Elijah McNair, on right, and is assisted by teller, Drew Herring, on left. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, January 22, 2014Caitlin Gibson, one of the MCCS tellers, waits for a customer.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, January 22, 2014Janet Maier, MCCB employee, assists MCCS students in “lling out their savings account signature cards.

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Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, February 19, 2014€ 3B Path of Faith our weaknesses! Still, this requires a departure from the Gospel (good news) into mere religion, just with an altered set of rules that some might feel more capable of achieving. Ultimately, this is just another form of slavery, lacking any hope! I love Hosea 6:6, which says, “For I desire mercy, not sacrifice, and acknowledgment of God rather than burnt offerings.” You see, mercy has to come from an inward changing of the heart – something that is beyond us. Sacrifice, now that is something we can sink OUR teeth into! We do it on a regular basis, performing tons of good works to vainly repair our damage. If such efforts were successful, we would no longer consistently repeat our wayward actions, and we might even focus on and find God’s true call on our lives rather than settling for “busy work.” It’s the “beyond us” that we must not forget. Repentance is meant to lift our eyes off of our condition to look UP, and acknowledge the God who is All in ALL, Who is more than enough for wherever we find ourselves. In the end, repentance reminds us that it isn’t about getting by, but getting into JESUS! The Pulpit Story Cont. From Page 2B February 21 Dan Schall will appear in concert at Cherry Lake United Methodist Church on Friday, Feb. 21. The church will serve a dinner at 6 p.m. This will be followed by the concert at 7 p.m. February 22 Dan Schall will appear in concert on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m. at Hanson United Methodist Church. The church is located on Highway 145, seven miles north of Madison. There will be no admission charge. A love offering will be taken. Everyone is invited. February 23 Julius Hackett, manager at Tri-County Electric Company, will be the speaker at Genesis Missionary Baptist Church’s Black History Month celebration on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 11 a.m. Genesis is located at 2062 NE Colin Kelly Highway in Madison. Bring a friend. Everyone is invited. Rev. Oliver Bradley is the pastor. February 26 Sunday Drive, featuring Jeff Treece will be in concert on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. at Midway Church of God. Jeff Treece and his brother, Duck, have performed with their former band, the Jeff Treece Band, on the Grand Ole Opry. Join Sunday Drive for a night of comedy, as well as sharing the Word of God, at Midway Church of God, located at 2849 SE Midway Church Road in Lee. Church Calendar

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The Second Annual Community Day on Jan. 11 was a cooperative day of fun and fellowship staffed by a group of some sixteen plus churches at the home of Wally and Vonnie Davis in Madison. This event was intended to be an outreach of the local churches just to say that “we care.” There were many volunteers and donations made to help bring this event about. It took many hours of meetings and planning in order to see this happen. Richie Gaston said, “As we began to meet with eight or nine men and see it grow to more than sixty plus involved, it just took on a life of its own!” The men from the local churches helped bring all of this about and it is amazing to see so many working together for God’s purpose. The local churches provided the baked beans, potato salad, coleslaw, tons of desserts, sweet tea, chips, popcorn, ribs, chicken and a whole hog was cooked. Pete Bucher said, ”A well-attended event, although the weather wasn’t agreeable. The singing was outstanding and everyone seemed to be having good Christian fun. The cooks did a fabulous job and the food was wonderful. The dessert tables were over flowing with marvelous tasty dishes. Although the rain washed out the afternoon, the event was great.” “Even in the rain and stormy weather almost 600 people braved the elements to come out and help or to be helped,” said Sybil Powell of Cherry Lake First Baptist Church. “So many people came despite the weather and enjoyed themselves. They didn’t let this dampen the spirit of the event,” said Debbie Thompson, “What a great time of fellowshipping with others and reaching out to the community with our love and Christ’s message of Hope!” “I was so blessed to be part of the fellowship we shared,” said Vonnie Davis, who is a member of Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church. “We came together with a spirit of love. We served Christ by serving others.” The festivities began at 9 a.m. with entertainment from gospel singers and the band. Horse and buggy rides were ongoing. There was also a BB shooting gallery, bounce houses, and a local sketch artist. There was also a prayer booth for those who had a need or maybe just wanted to come and pray Each church that desired had their own booths giving away snacks and Gospel tracks. There was a clothes booth provided by Grant and Valerie Bass. Some of the shooting activities were cancelled due to rain. At high noon, Pastor Rick Lane of Quitman, Georgia, invited everyone to gather around a pen to watch his formerly wild horse show-off his new manners. After several years of owning the wild horse, he said his cousins finally helped him to use natural methods to tame him. “He’s a completely different horse than he was a year ago because he’s fulfilling his God-given focus,” said Lane. Rick Lane compared his horse to himself: he admitted he led a wild life as a young man, not seeking God. A pastor started talking to him, even though he shunned the Man of God. Lane finally admitted his own need for a Savior, Jesus Christ, and he now gives his Christian testimony using six rows of different colored beads on his horse’s mane to talk about how to escape the bondage of sin, confess sin, and trust in Jesus Christ and to obtain joy in life. Calvin Bell said, “The whole day was amazing, seeing all the people come together, the food, the activities, but the message is what sticks in my mind. Since that day I have realized that I have a purpose and in order to fulfill that purpose I need to be in Sunday school and Bible study to have a better understanding of that purpose.” Thomas Alexander said, “It was all awesome but the message hit me. There is more to being a Christian than just going to church; we have a responsibility to God.” Many people went forward during Lane’s message inside the outdoor riding pen to be saved, to pray Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, February 19, 2014 € 5B Path of Faith Community Day Brings Madison Together Photo By Danny GravesMembers of Circle Cross Cowboy Church Band of Lake City were among Community Day entertainers. Everyone enjoyed the horse and buggy rides at Community Day. Story Cont. On Page 6B Photo By Danny Graves

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Path of Faith 6B € Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Community Day Story cont. from 5B or to renew their lives in serving God. One attendee wrote of Rick Lane’s Amazing Horse Ministries, “The testimony of the pastor from Nehemiah Baptist Church was awesome and touched many hearts.” Pastor Lane plans a horseback ride to Jacksonville to raise money for “The Amazing Horse Ministry.” He can be reached at (229) 263-4011. Jenny Dyke of Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church summed up the annual event: “This community day is proof that individual churches can come together as one body of believers to serve others in Christ. It was awesome to see how people showed up and ask how they could serve,” she said. As guests got into their vehicles and drove out of Community Day, it was raining cats and dogs but they were greeted by volunteers braving the rain to share free vegetables and canned goods to be taken home at no charge. These were compliments of Farm Share in Quincy. There was in excess of 17,000 pounds of food available that was given away. Much of this food was given away during the event, but the remainder was given away the following week. Several talked about not only enduring the rain to give or receive the food but the opportunity to go out into the community and share the bounty with others was amazing. Pastor Timmy Dyke of Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church, along with Wally Davis and Norman Bush would like to thank everyone who helped make the 2ndannual Community Day a great success. To all our friends and neighbors who braved the weather to attend, we especially thank you and appreciate you. To the ladies who did the serving of the food, we thank you. We could not have done it without your help, and to the men who did the cooking. We especially thank the churches, the businesses and individuals who contributed financially. A great response was welcomed and appreciated. The programs, the singing, the testimonies, the horse ministry and buggy rides were just phenomenal. We thank Wally Davis for providing his facilities. Even with the weather as bad as it was, there was an estimated count of over 600 people who attended. Photo By Danny GravesDuring Community Day, people gathered to pray inside the riding pen set up at Wally and Vonnie Daviss house. ...Story Cont. On Page 7B

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Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, February 19, 2014€ 7B Path of Faith Community Day Story Cont. From Page 6B Photo By Danny GravesPastor Rick Lanes once wild horse (front) was the star of a Gospel presentation using the horses mane and different colored beads to represent mans need for forgiveness, repentance for his sins and redemption through the grace of Jesus Christ. Photo By Danny GravesRick Lane of Amazing Horse Ministries from Quitman, Ga., showed how an untamed horse and a person without Jesus Christ must keep running due to their empty hearts. Photo By Danny GravesGrilled chicken and ribs were cooked to perfection for lunch with all the sides. Photo By Danny GravesVarious antiques were shown on display at Community Day (ask Wayne Vickers!)

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