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Madison County carrier
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Began Aug. 5, 1964.
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Wed. April 2, 2014VOL. 50 NO. 33 www.greenepublishing.com 50 cents Index 2 Sections, 26 Pages Local Weather Viewpoints 2A Around Madison 3-9A School 10A Sports 11A Classieds 12A Legals 13A Health 14A Path of Faith Section B Purple Pinkies Fight Polio At Pinetta ElementarySee Page 10A City Work Crews Repair Sinkhole At Lake FrancesBy Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. City of Madison staff and Madison Engineering met Monday, March 31 at the sinkhole at Lake Frances to discuss courses of action. According to Tim Bennett, City Manager, they are also contacting the City's insurance carrier, Florida Municipal Insurance Trust, to seek their guidance. "This is a work in progress," said Bennett. "We want to make sure we're looking at all options to find the best solution." The 12-foot deep, four-foot wide sinkhole opened up Thursday, March 27, and immediately filled with water. City crews responded by vacuuming the water out of the hole, then filling the hole with dirt as a temporary fix until a more permanent solution could be found. Friday, March 28, the sinkhole reopened, sinking to four feet. City crews returned to the site and placed more dirt into the hole and covered the hole with plywood. The crews also fortified a nearby street pole with support beams to keep it from falling on Lake Shore Drive. The pole carries electrical power to operate the aerating fountain on Lake Frances.Photo Submitted By Tim Bennett Madison In-Town Shuttle Could Come To A Sudden StopBy Rose Klein Greene Publishing, Inc.Shawn Mitchell, the operations manager for Big Bend Transit, addressed the City Commission on the upcoming nancial status of the Madison InTown Shuttle. After taking the podium, Mitchell said he came to the meeting to "start a discussion, not ask for money." The Madison shuttle is funded entirely by the Florida Department of Transportation (DOT) and has been running on a three-year cycle. A state grant started the in-town shuttle in 2006 and funded the service until 2009. During the shuttle's second three-year cycle, DOT has funded the shuttle service since 2011, but funding will come to a halt June 30 of this year. Mitchell, on behalf of Big Bend Transportation, has given data to the City Commission, asking them to partner with the shuttle in an effort to keep the service running. At the meeting, Mitchell talked to the Commission on possible ways to make the shuttle more economical. Ideas of businesses advertising with the service and shortening shuttle hours were discussed. Mitchell said 78 percent of the shuttle's services were used before 2:30 p.m. and closing at that time, instead of the 6 p.m. time they currently close, could save money and increase the possibility for services to continue. Mitchell told the Commission, closing the shuttle would have a large impact on Madison's citizens as the shuttle is in effect, Madison's city bus system, with some residents being dependent on the service. Currently, the in-town shuttle runs Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7:30 a.m.6 p.m. On those days, about 30 people use the shuttle, costing individuals only 50 cents per ride. Mitchell said among the people who depend upon the shuttle are public housing residents, students and the elderly. Some of the stops the shuttle makes for riders in the city are apartment complexes, the Health Department, grocery stores, pharmacies, Madison County Courthouse, North Florida Community College, the Library, a daycare and the hospital. Mitchell stressed the importance of these stops and the fact that the shuttle was more than just a convenience for some Madison residents; it was their only source of transportation. Wrapping up his discussion, Mitchell said, "The shuttle system belongs to the citizens of Madison." For more information on Madison's In-Town Shuttle, call Big Bend Transit, Inc. at (850) 9734418.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, March 26, 2014The in-town shuttle makes one of its regular morning stops at the Winn-Dixie in Madison.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, March 18, 2014Shawn Mitchell, Operations Manager for Big Bend Transit, briefs the City Commission on the “nancial needs of the Madison In-Town Shuttle. Miss Madison County Pageant To Highlight Saturday MorningBy Emerald Greene Greene Publishing, Inc.Madison County's children and sophisticated young ladies will take the stage this Saturday, April 5, for a chance to become part of Madison County's next "royal family." The "Baby to Junior" pageant and "Teen Miss Madison County" and "Miss Madison County" will be held at the Madison County Central School, on Hwy 90 West, Saturday morning at 10 am. The audience will watch as children, ranging from birth 12 years old, will put on their best attire and smile in order to compete in their various age categories. Queens, and their respective courts, and will be chosen in each age division. Each age division will also see a winner named in the optional categories of Miss Photogenic, Prettiest Dress, Prettiest Hair, Prettiest Smile and Best Stage Presence. Spectators will also find themselves captivated by the Miss and Teen Miss contestants vying for the coveted annual Miss and Teen Miss Madison County Queen titles. The contestants will compete in Sportswear/Casual Wear and evening gown competition. Each age division will also see a winner named in the optional categories of Miss Photogenic, Prettiest Dress, Prettiest Hair, Prettiest Smile and Best Stage Presence. General admission is $5, students $3, and children three and under are free. So, come and support the outstanding youth of Madison County for what is to be a day of sheer elegance and sophistication. Correction Aword was left out of a sentence in "Health Ofcials Weigh In Over Sewage Spills," in the March 28, 2014 edition of the Madison Enterprise-Recorder. The sentence, on Page 3, should have read, "The Georgia Environmental Agency probably would not make any dollars ow south to Madison to cover testing anyway." Madison Fire Department Holding Boot DriveBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.This Friday, look for members of the Madison Fire and Rescue Department at the intersection of Base and Range Streets, and maybe another nearby intersection, holding a Boot Drive. Fire Chief Bruce Jordan said it will last from about 3 p.m. 5 p.m., to help raise funds for a headstone for the late Madison County Sheriff Deputy Marcus Jones. The boot drive is part of a grassroots effort with the MCSO, the Fire and Rescue Department, and any individuals who would like to donate to the cause.See Boot Drive On Page 3APhoto SubmittedDep. Marcus Jones Madison Man Arrested For Attempted BurglaryBy Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc.AMadison resident was arrested for the attempted burglary at Gunslingers Pawn on SW Duval Avenue Monday, March 31 at 12:45 a.m. According to the Madison Police Department report, Ofcer Johnson responded to a call about an activated burglary alarm at Gunslingers Pawn. He noticed the glass door was broken and a large rock lying on the ground beside the door. According to the MPD report, Cpl. Rosenberg stayed on scene while Ptl. Johnson canvassed the area. Ptl. Johnson made contact with Keith Williams. On scene, Cpl. Rosenberg viewed the security tape and described the suspect to Ptl. Johnson. Cpl. Rosenberg described a dark colored varsity type jacket with a logo on the rear, dark pants and white shoes. According to the report, this described what Williams was wearing. Ptl. Johnson put Williams in the back of the car to await Cpl. Rosenberg so that he could identify whether Keith Williams See Burglary On Page 3A

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Ididn’t see the recent movie “Monument Men” but I did read the book (Back Bay Books, 2009) by Robert Edsel with Bret Witter. I heard that the movie had trouble developing the characters. Since any book can address that issue and others in much greater detail than a two hour movie, I thought it was a much better source for understanding the true story. Looting during time of war is nothing new, but the Nazis took it to new levels. They specifically targeted the art treasures of Europe, both those that were privately owned and those that belonged to the state museums of occupied countries. The Nazi theory was that many of these treasures had formerly been Germanic and this was merely an action to return them to the rightful place of origin. They were pretty loose in their interpretation. Don’t forget that Adolph Hitler was a failed art student. He had a chip on his shoulder over his rejection and intended to correct this oversight with a magnificent museum to house these treasures in his hometown of Linz, Austria. He commissioned Reichsleiter Alfred Rosenberg to develop a strategy and organization (the ERR) to exploit Europe’s great works of art for use by the Nazis. Along the way, many high ranking Nazis like Herman Goering saw this as an opportunity to line their own pockets which they did with abandon. Art works owned by Jewish families were simply stolen. All of their property (and eventually their lives) was confiscated under the Nuremburg Laws. The wealth generated by this thievery helped to fund the war. Jewish families, particularly those in France, had accumulated significant works of arts over centuries. This represented the first prey for the Nazi gangsters. Nothing was sacred to the Nazis. They vandalized the churches across Europe stealing statuary, icons and altars. As the war progressed and eventually worsened for the Nazis, they stepped up their looting on an industrial scale. This artwork, including the German’s own which was spirited away to prevent destruction by allied bombs, was housed in dozens of underground mines, particularly salt mines in Bavaria and neighboring Austria. The Allies were concerned about the safety of this artwork and its return to the rightful owners. SACEUR commander Dwight Eisenhower set up a Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives section to find, recover and catalog the stolen art works of European civilization. A handful of art experts were assigned to each army with this task as their mission. In a sense, the Monuments Men as they were called engaged in the world’s greatest treasure hunt. It was a race against time because of the poor storage conditions the artwork was exposed to and because some fanatical Nazis intended to destroy their treasure by blowing up the mines – a final act of vindication. The massive trove in the salt mine at Altaussee, Austria was destined for destruction. This treasure of incalculable value was saved by dedicated mine workers and art lovers who removed the explosives and sealed the mine to prevent destruction. If you have ever visited Mad King Ludwig’s fairyland castle of Neuschwanstein, then you’re acquainted with this magical place. The Nazis filled this castle with the art looted from France. A custodian at Paris’ Jeu de Paume by the name of Rose Valland kept careful inventory of each art work and its shipping destination. Her clandestine research that she provided to monument man James Rorimer proved invaluable in locating so much of the looted treasure. I’m particularly grateful to the bravery and tireless dedication of the Monument Men. I developed an interest in art history at an early age by visiting the Ringling Gallery in Sarasota. In college, I took an elective course in the subject and have enjoyed visiting some of the world’s great galleries including: the National Gallery (Washington); The Prado (Madrid); The Louvre (Paris); the Uffizi (Florence); and the Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam). These places are particularly inspirational to me. My favorite artist is Johannes Vermeer and my favorite period is Impressionism. The damage that the Nazis accomplished in just five years is incalculable. Much of the art has been returned to their previous owners or their families but the search is still on and each year, new finds and litigation will dominate the news of the art world. Last year, thousands of modern art paintings were discovered by German authorities in a Munich apartment belonging to the son of a war-era art dealer. The search for the provenance of this lost art goes on. The mission of the Monument Men continues.Grilled cheese sandwiches are a food loved by both kids and adults. The sandwiches are uncomplicated to make and requires very little in the way of preparation. A few slices of buttered bread, some cheese and a skillet are all you need to make a quick lunch or dinner. Besides being simple to make, it is also simple to eat. Kids love it for the honest avor of the straightforward ingredients and the gooiness of the melted cheese that ows from the cut edges of the bread. The sandwich most adults remember from their past was American cheese slices between white bread that had been covered in butter and toasted to a golden brown. Soup, especially tomato, was a common side to the sandwich. Since around 2011, the classic grilled cheese started to transform and began growing in popularity, establishing itself as a prevalent food trend. Versions of grilled cheese can now be found on food blogs and recipe sites on the Internet, in food trucks that sell them curbside and restaurant menus, all the way from pubs to very ne eateries. Eating at my friend Holly’s house this past weekend, I was excited to nd out we were having grilled cheese and tomato soup. Holly is a great cook so I knew it wouldn’t be the average sandwich and soup combo. The sandwich ingredients were prepared and laid out for us so we could personalize our sandwich by choosing the ingredients we like. The soup wasn’t just plain tomato soup from a can; it was homemade tomato bisque, smooth with cream and just a few chunks of tomato for bite and avor. The base of the sandwich was Muenster cheese and sourdough bread. The add-ins was caramelized onions, sauted mushrooms, mustard and kale pesto. Everyone had a good time selecting their ingredients and then experiencing their customized sandwich before lumbering to the patio to digest the huge amount of cheese we had all just consumed. Today’s grilled cheese has many variations of the three major components. Breads could include white, whole grain, rye, brioche, sourdough and even cinnamon-raisin. Cheeses could be a combination of cheddar, hot pepper, fresh mozzarella or goat cheese, Brie or pimento cheese. Add-ins could be proteins such as bacon or ham; fruits such as apples or fresh gs; vegetables such as spinach or avocado and spreads such as jam, mustard or barbecue sauce. As many foods there are that you like, are the many endless combinations you could create when making your own gourmet grilled cheese at home. But, if you’ve had a hard day and need some comforting or just need something quick and easy, a little bit of cheese and butter with two slices of bread (crust optional) might just help you feel like a kid again.www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014 2A € Madison County CarrierVIEWPOINTS& OPINIONS Letter To The Editor National SecurityJoe Boyles Guest Columnist Searching For Ambrosia Rose KleinColumnistThere are Major Problems Happening At The MCCSGreene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, March 28, 2014A grilled cheese sandwich, gooey and over”owing, made gourmet by adult additions.Grilled Cheese Gets All Grown Up I am writing you because I am unsure where else to go. My girlfriend and I have been having incidents involving the central school. We have tried to work with the school for resolutions to several different issues. They have denied any issues. We have contacted both our school board representative, as well as the superintendent. Both have acknowledged that there were numerous issues regarding the central school. However when we proceeded to nd solutions, they changed their tone and refuse to acknowledge any issues; to the point where the superintendent said that if we weren't happy, we could pull the kids out of school. We do not have money to put the kids through private school, and as you know, the central school is the only school for middle school grades. We have had issues such as a kid having a keychain light (used to see to get to the bus stop at 6:30 in the morning) taken away for reading on the bus. Administration calling to say that a kid is going to ISS for misbehavior, but they don't know what happened. Upon asking for details so the appropriate discipline can be taken at home, the administration stated they would nd out and call us back. We never heard from administration, and the child was never sent to ISS. When calling administration, they answer the phone very unprofessionally. Like it is their personal phone. Speaking as one would who lives on the street. They do not hesitate to hang up on parents if they disagree with them. It’s been little nit picky things, but they've been adding up all year. The kids have always had decent grades and have been good students. They come from a more advanced Georgia school, but are struggling here, with the teachers and administration. Where they used to like school, they now despise it. The worst thing is the cover ups. They WILL NOT admit to having any issues in the school. On 3-11-14, The oldest (14), and only girl, was at a boys and girls club after tutoring. Upon picking her up, we received information about a situation that had happened. She had been approached by a 14 year old student asking her for sex. She does not even really know what it is. She felt very uncomfortable, declined and left. A few minutes later, she went into the restroom, and shortly after, she was confronted by this boy again, inside the female restroom. The boy was begging for sex and being extremely graphic. Luckily, there was another girl using the restroom and when the boy heard her, he took off, assuming it was a teacher. The girl backs up the story 100%, but did not visually see the boy. The Boys and Girls Club said they would investigate. After realizing the severity, we contacted MCSO (3-12-14). The SRO knew the boy immediately. He is a trouble maker. The victim requested an interview with a female ofcer, because she is shy and extremely embarrassed. During the interview, at the central school, they were not allowed privacy. Teachers and administration kept entering, despite knowing there was a law enforcement interview being conducted. Evidently, since there was no video evidence, and the other girl in the restroom didn't see the boy, the SRO said that there really wasn't a case. I disagree, I think it can easily be harassment stalking, and even aggravated stalking. The ofcer seemed to indicate that they'd get him next time. Next time what? After he rapes someone? From his graphic speech, who can be sure it hasn't happened already? Anyway, less than 2 hours after this traumatic interview, the victim was given after school suspension. The reason, not bringing a book to LUNCH. The girl has never been in trouble, not once. I believe it was in retaliation. The administrator that handed out the punishment had walked by numerous times during the interview and knew what was going on. On 3-21-14 I went to the school to talk with administration about their numerous issues and lack of action regarding the suspect. The whole time, the administrator never stopped smiling at me. He at out denied having hung up on parents. I was there, and no better. He denied ever cursing in front of kids (Including the n word), yet I have heard it from numerous kids. When I asked about punishment for the suspect, he stated that the investigation was over. I asked about what happens to the next little girl, or what would have happened if the victim hadn't been as lucky to have another person using the restroom. He refused to admit the kid was even in the female's restroom with any ill intent. That has been the schools philosophy. Deny it until it goes away. Earlier in the year, a teacher was arrested for inappropriate text with a former 16-year-old student. The students were told that if they talked about it, they would be written up. Usually if something such as this happens there is a grief counselor or something. Upon bringing it up to administration, they refuse to talk about it. Period. School board members seem to take the disgraced teacher's side. Even offering up excuses that this 16-year-old had done this with more people. While that may, or may not be true, the fact is, this teacher engaged in inappropriate conversation with someone underage. The denying of this fact is truly astounding to me. Unsurprisingly, the school is a failing school. 3 D's and the most recent F. It is failing the students, the county, the parents, and the community. The kids do not have books to bring home, because the school can't afford it. However, they have no problem buying a golf cart. I feel as tho everything possible to cover up the "attempted rape" is being done. The suspect is still at school with no penalties, and still at the Boys and Girls Club with no penalties. I am very upset at the indifferent attitude regarding this, from administration. I am hoping that there can be some publicity brought to this issue. Perhaps something can be done to prevent this from happening and maybe even start addressing ANY of the schools problems. Kristopher ArnoldMonuments Men

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014Madison County Carrier € 3A AROUNDMADISONCOUNTYWorld NewsBy Rose Klein Established 1964 A weekly newspaper [USPS 324 800] designed for the express reading pleasure of the people of its circulation area, be they past, present or future residents. Published weekly by Greene Publishing Inc. 1695 South SR 53, Madison, FL 32340. Periodicals postage PAID at the Post Of“ce in Madison, FL 32340. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to MADISON COUNTY CARRIER, P.O. Drawer 772, Madison, FL 32341-0772. This newspaper reserves the right to reject any advertisement, news matter, or subscriptions that, in the opinion of the management, will not be for the best interest of the county and/or the owners of this newspaper, and to investigate any advertisement submitted.All photos given to Greene Publishing Inc. for publication in this newspaper must be picked up no later than 6 months from the date they are dropped off. Greene Publishing, Inc. will not be responsible for photos beyond said deadline. P.O. Drawer 772 Madison, FL 32341 (850) 973-4141 Fax: (850) 973-4121 2013E-mail Information:News news@greenepublishing.comAdvertisement ads@greenepublishing.comClassifieds / Legals classifieds@greenepublishing.comWeb Site: www.greenepublishing.com PublisherEmerald GreenePath Of Faith WriterJacob BembryStaff WritersLynette Norris, Rose Klein, Jessie BoxGraphic DesignersTori Self Hunter GreeneAdvertising Sales RepresentativesJeanette Dunn, Shanna SwopeBookkeeping Brooke KinsleyClassified and Legal AdsCheltsie KinsleyDeadline for classi“eds is Monday at 3 p.m.Deadline for legal advertisements is Monday at 5 p.m. There will be a $7 charge for affidavits.Circulation DepartmentSheree MillerSubscription Rates:In-County $35 Out-of-County $45 E-Edition $25 ($5 add on to existing subscription) (State & local taxes included) Burglary Cont. From Page 1ATeen Wins Rotten Sneaker Contest In New YorkIn New York, a 12-year-old girl from New Mexico won the 39th edition of the rotten Sneaker contest. Jordan Armstrong entered the Odor-Eaters’ sponsored contest, held at Times Square and won $2,500 for having the smelliest sneakers. Judge and smell expert, Dr. Herz said, “It’s not enough that the sneakers repel me. They should make me feel faint, or wish I had a clothespin or gas mask nearby. That’s the kind of stink that takes home the gold.” Contestants are judged on how bad their shoes smell and what their footwear looks like. “The champion confessed that her sneakers got dirty and smelly because she never takes them off. She’s worn them for the past two years to school, to the park, playing sports and even to bed.”Man Strikes Girlfriend With Anger Management BookIn Spartanburg County, S.C., a man was charged with criminal domestic violence after hitting his girlfriend with an anger management class book. According to the Sheriff’s ofce, 23year-old Tyler Ford and 22-year-old Sheelah Thompson began to ght and Thompson said Ford threatened to kill her before “popping” their infant daughter on her legs for crying. When Thompson tried to get the child away from him, Ford allegedly struck her with his book. Thompson retaliated by slashing Ford with a box-cutter. Police discovered Ford already had a prior criminal domestic violence conviction and handed him a second charge. Thompson was charged with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature.Man Arrested For Riding Tricycle NudeIn Lakewood, N.J., a 31-year-old man was arrested and taken to the hospital after he was found under an apartment stairwell, naked and chewing on glass and cigarette tobacco. Police were called to the scene after Jermaine Jones was seen riding through the apartment complex on a kid’s tricycle in the nude. Police arrested Jones and charged him with being under the inuence of a controlled dangerous substance, after he admitted to ingesting cocaine. Jones was also charged with disorderly persons offenses for being naked in public.Williams was the subject on the security tape. Cpl. Rosenberg positively identied Williams as the suspect. According to the report, when interviewed, William denied burglarizing Gunslingers Pawn. Williams has been charged with attempted burglary. Boot Drive Cont. From Page 1AMarcus Jones, a Madison County High School graduate, worked several months with the Taylor County Sheriff's Department before joining the Madison Police Department in 1995. In April 2003, he joined the Madison County Sheriff's Department and became a school Resource Ofcer in April 20130, with the ranking of Deputy Sheriff. A year later, he died suddenly and unexpectedly, leaving behind three sons and a daughter. His grave still does not have a marker, but the MCSO wants to make that happen and will make that happen; together with the Madison Fire Department, they invite all who would like to help, to make a donation in his memory. Madison Man Charged With DUI Submitted by Madison County Sheriff’s OfceMadison County Sheriff’s Ofce deputies received a request from the Madison Police Department Sunday, March 30, at 8:44 p.m. to assist in locating a vehicle that was recently involved in a hit and run incident at Gibson Mobile Home Park.According to the report, a short time later a deputy located the vehicle that was suspected to be involved in the Hit and Run traveling North on State Road 53 outside of the city limits. The deputy notied ofcers with the Madison Police Department and then conducted a trafc stop on the suspect vehicle. According to the report, while awaiting Madison Police Department ofcers to arrive at the scene of the trafc stop, the deputy identied the driver as Detrick Deon McIntyre of Madison. The deputy detected a strong odor of an intoxicating beverage coming from within the vehicle and asked McIntyre to exit the vehicle. The Deputy noted that McIntyre was unsteady on his feet and had trouble maintaining his balance. MPD ofcers arrived on-scene and conducted an interview with McIntyre. After the interview was completed, the deputy began a DUI investigation. McIntyre was asked to perform a series of standardized eld sobriety exercises to determine his ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. McIntyre agreed and attempted each exercise but was unable to successfully complete them. McIntyre was placed under arrest without incident and transported to the Madison County Jail where he provided a breath sample of 0.083 and 0.082. According to Madison Police Chief Gary Calhoun, the hit and run incident is still under investigation and the Madison Police Department has sent charges to the State’s attorney to decide if they want to pursue aggravated battery. Detrick Deon McIntyre Man Arrested For DUI Submitted by Madison County Sheriff’s OfceMadison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that on Sunday, March 30, at 7:27 p.m. a deputy of the Madison County Sheriff’s Ofce was on routine patrol on Bellville Road (CR 150 E) in the area of the Bellville Bridge when he observed a Gray Dodge truck traveling at a high rate of speed.The deputy conducted a trafc stop on the Gray Dodge truck for unlawful speed and requested the driver to provide his driver’s license. The driver appeared disoriented and handed the deputy the keys to the Dodge truck and had trouble retrieving his driver’s license and was asked to exit his truck. The deputy detected a strong odor of an intoxicating beverage coming from the driver and further noted the driver was unsteady on his feet and had trouble maintaining his balance. The driver was identied as Paul J. Wadman. After completing the enforcement action, the deputy began a DUI investigation. Wadman was asked to perform a series of standardized eld sobriety exercises to determine his ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. Wadman agreed and attempted each exercise but was unable to successfully complete them. Wadman was placed under arrest without incident and transported to the Madison County Jail. While being transported, Wadman began to vomit and spit in the back of the patrol vehicle. Wadman provided a breath sample of .301 and .299. Paul J. Wadman HEY! WE’RE ON FACEBOOK!Check us out and become a fan of our page![ Greene Publishing, Inc. ]It’s never been easier to share your local news with friends and family!

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Obituaries www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014 4A € Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Community CalendarFranklin Delano Bell" Peace to each manly soul that sleepeth; Rest to each faithful eye that weepeth" November 15, 1933 – January 8, 2014. Franklin Delano Bell, 80, died January 8 in Apopka. Bell was a retired Air Force mechanic. Bell was born in Lee and moved to Central Florida 55 years ago. He was a Baptist. He is survived by his children, Michelle Newton, Richard Bell, Carla Kinsey and Charles Bell, his sister, Ruby Register and six grandchildren. He is preceded in deaths by his parents George and Mamie Bell, sisters Lucille Davis and Virginia Bell, and brothers Colon, Charles and Jamie Bell. His funeral was January 22 in Bushnell National Cemetery in Bushnell with full military honors. Keith Anthony Wilhoite, 37, passed away on Friday, March 14, in Live Oak. Keith was born on December 29, 1976 in Nashville, Tenn., but lived most of his life in Live Oak. He is survived by his son, Anthony Baine Wilhoite of Lee. He is also survived by many other family members and friends and preceded in death by his father, Rayburn Lee Wilhoite, Sr. Keith is most recently remembered for working the night gate at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park until 2012. He had recently accomplished his lifelong goal of earning his high school diploma in November 2013. He loved automobiles of all kinds, enjoyed working on them and attending car shows and races. He loved the river and loved kayaking and canoeing. However, he loved nothing any more than he loved his son and often said that Anthony was the one thing he did right in his life. He was an extremely proud Dad! Keith will be missed by those who knew and loved him, leaving a void in our lives. A memorial service will be held to celebrate Keith’s life on Sunday, April 6, at 2 p.m. at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park on the deck overlooking the river next to the Grande Hall. Rev. Craig Williams will be ofciating. Arrangements trusted to ICS Cremation and Funeral Home 357 NW Wilks Lane Lake City, FL 32055 (386) 752-3436. www.icsfuneralservices.com.Keith Anthony Wilhoite Hall & Groover To Wed Mr. Daryl Henry Hall, Sr., of Madison and Ms. Lee Anne Henderson Hall of Lee proudly announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Jessica Lynn Hall to Mr. Jason Lee Groover, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Lawrence (Bubba) Groover, Jr. of Cherry Lake. A graduate of Madison County High School, the bride-elect attended Florida State University, receiving her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Retail Merchandising and Product Development. Jessica is employed by Turner’s Fine Furniture of Tallahassee/ Thomasville where she works as the store’s Visual Merchandiser. Jason graduated from Madison County High School and attended North Florida Community College, receiving his Associate of Arts degree. He is currently employed by the City of Tallahassee, as the Properties Coordinator at Tallahassee Regional Airport. Jessica is the granddaughter of Mr. Alvin Henderson of Lee, Ms. Wanda Henderson of Lee, Mr. and Mrs. Fredrick G. Hall, Sr., of Jacksonville, and Ms. Carole Ann Mothershed of Houston, Texas. She is the great-granddaughter of Mrs. Flarrie Richardson of Lee. The groom-to-be is the grandson of Mrs. Mary Groover of Madison and the late Mr. James (Jimmy) Groover and Mrs. Susie Groover of Madison. He is also the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lasseter of Lee. The wedding will take place on the evening of April 26, 2014 at Honey Lake Plantation in Greenville. April 4 The Greenville Library will be hosting a book signing, Friday, April 4, from 5-7 p.m. Local author, Marvin “Merv” Mattair, will be autographing copies of his book, My Royal Swag: Viewing Life in HD, and can be purchased for $13. A “Royal Social” complete with music and finger foods will accompany the signing. For more information, contact Library Manager, Kenya Dennis at (850) 948-2529. April 4 Madison County High School Cheerleading tryouts are coming up. There are two meetings that must be attended. The first meeting is a mandatory pre-tryout meeting, Friday, April 4, at 4 p.m. in the gym. The second meeting is tryouts for JV and Varsity, Monday through Thursday, April 1417, from 4-5:30 p.m. in the gym. Contact Ruth Ann Latner for questions at (850) 464-0236 or ruth.latner@madisonmail.us April 10 The Woman’s Club is having its annual fundraiser Thursday, April 10, with a luncheon and fashion show at the Woman’s Club building on Lake Frances, beginning at noon. Tickets are $25 each and must be reserved by Tuesday, April 1. For tickets or reservations, see any Woman’s Club member or contact Ms. Dale Sowell, (850) 973-6576. April 12 The Junior Auxiliary of Madison County is hosting their annual Father/Daughter dance on Saturday, April 12, 6-8 p.m. at the Madison Women’s Club. The “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” dance is $10 per ticket and covers the entry for one father and up to three daughters. A 5x7 photo will be taken at the event. Tickets are available at Odiorne Insurance and Madison County Community Bank. For more information, contact Jamie Andrews at (850) 6737803. April 21 Final deadline for the Miss Relay for Life Pageant is Monday, April 21. The pageant date is Sunday, April 27 at 3 p.m. For more information on the pageant or for applications, please contact: Danyel Rucker at (850) 673-8539; danyelrucker@hotmail.com or Renae Williams at (850) 673-8492; renaewilliams67@hotmail.com. Visit St. AugustineBy Jessie Box Greene Publishing, Inc.St. Augustine is known as the Ancient City for all of the history that has happened there. It offers a variety of exciting places to explore and have fun. There is Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum, Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, Alligator Farm Zip line and Potter’s Wax Museum. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum According to Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum website, the building was built by Standard Oil partner William G. Warden, which later became the hotel, Castle Warden, after being purchased by Pulitzer Prize winning author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and her husband Norton Baskin. Robert Ripley did not create the museum. He frequently stayed in the hotel. After his death in 1949, Castle Warden was purchased to house his collections, which included rosaries made of human bone and a drum kit featuring two human skulls fused together and covered with human skin. The collection of weird and fascinating artifacts has grown and has over 800 exhibits, artifacts and artwork. Other attractions that Ripley’s offers is the Red Train Tour and the Ghost Train Tours. According to Ripley’s website, the Red Train Tours takes you around St. Augustine and one loop is seven miles. This includes 24 stops and, from start to nish, takes approximately 90 minutes. A new tour begins every 15-20 minutes at all stops. Ripley’s Ghost Train Adventures is a 90 minute paranormal investigation that takes you down the streets of St. Augustine, stopping at many of the local haunts, including the old Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, the Public Burying Grounds of 1821 and the 1800s haunted Castle Warden. Alligator Farm Zip Line The Alligator Farm in St. Augustine started offering a new adventure a couple of years ago. According to the Alligator Farm website, the Crocodile Crossing is a zip line and aerial obstacle course. You can experience the feeling of standing over crocodiles as they bathe in the sun. It includes two different courses. The Sepik River Course is the shorter course of the two. It takes approximately 45 minutes for completion. The course is 20-feet high and includes three zip lines. Then, if you haven’t had enough fun, upgrade to the Nile River Course, which is longer and more difcult. According to Alligator Farms, you should allow two hours to complete this course. You are 60-feet above the ground and there are nine zip lines. They now offer, Dark Side of the Zoo, where you can zip line at night. This adventure is a modied version of the Nile River Course and includes six zip lines and 23 obstacles. If you want to know what the alligators and crocodiles do at night this is perfect for you. This adventure also includes a nocturnal reptile tour, which include the great Maximo. Potter’s Wax Museum Potter’s Was Museum in St. Augustine offers over 160 wax gures. According to Potter’s Wax Museum’s website, the newest addition is Tiger Woods. They are also going to be adding Halle Barry and Robert De Niro to the collection soon. Potter’s Wax Museum is open seven days a week. Adult tickets are $10 and children's tickets are $7.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014Madison County Carrier € 5AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Run For Lundy5K Walk/Run on April 5, 2014First Name ________________________ Last Name ______________________ Address ____________________________________________________________________ City ______________________________ State _______ Zip____________ Telephone (_____)___________________ Male _____ Female _____ Age on Race Day ______ Emergency Contact __________________________________________ *Awards given to top 5 nishers of the 5K Waiver: I know that running a road raced is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter and run unless I am medically able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race ofcial relative to my ability to safely complete the run. I assume all risks associated with running in this event including but not limited to falls, contacts with other participants, the effects of weather, including high head and or humidity, trafc, and the conditions of the road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the LPN students, volunteers, and all sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event. I grant my permission to all the forgoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, recording or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose. Signature ________________________________________ Date ________________ If under 18, parent/guardian signature ________________________________________________ Date ________________ Date: April 5, 2014 Registration: 7:00 A.M Start Time: 8:00 A.M. Entry Forms May be dropped off at: Java Connections: 105 E Ellis St. Perry, FL Perry Sheriff's Ofce: (Located in the Perry Courthouse) Ragan's Ace Hardware: 805 S Jefferson St. Perry, FL Busy Bee in Madison, FL Place: 5K starts at Java Connections Fee: $10 Make Checks Payable to: Run for Lundy ALL PROCEEDS WILL GO TO DEPUTY LUNDY AND FAMILY By Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc.Five students in the NFCC LPN Class of 2014 are hosting a 5K run/walk for Taylor County Deputy Robert Lundy, who was wounded in the line of duty. The Run for Lundy 5K will be taking place on April 5 at 8 a.m. Registration starts at 7 a.m. The race starts at Java Connections in downtown Perry. You can sign up in advance by applications located at Java Connections, Ragan's Ace Hardware and the Sheriff's ofce in Perry. The Busy Bee in Madison also has applications. You can also register the day of the race. Registration fee is $10. Please make checks out to Run for Lundy. The rst ve to complete the race will be awarded a prize. Perry Spine Center will be there giving massages to the participants before or after the race. Sunrize Stitches Custom Embroidery in Perry has tshirts that you can pre-order for the race. The Taylor County Sheriff's Ofce will have a booth set up selling Run for Lundy tshirts and wristbands. All proceeds will go directly to Deputy Lundy and his family. If you have any questions, the email is runforlundy@outlook.com or nd them on Facebook at the "Run for Lundy" page. Run For Lundy Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, March 6, 2014The PreK and Kindergarten students from New Testament Christian are shown wearing their cat hatsŽ to celebrate Dr. Seuss month. Pictured left to right are Sarah Jones, Aiden Johnson, Caedmon Green, Travis Twiford, Sawyer Agner and Kadyn Lewis. Madison Golf And Country Club Reopens Grandly With Champions DinnerBy Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.The Madison Country Club, under the new ownership of Frank "Bump" Faircloth, had their rst major event at the end of February and it could only be called a "success" as every seat in the newly enlarged dining room was taken. The Champion's Dinner was created by Faircloth to honor all past golf champions from the Pot Williams' tournaments, previously held at the club. The evening started with a social hour that included stories from two notable champions and Pot Williams' daughter. Walt Lamb Sr., the 1964 champion, was the rst champion to speak to the crowded room, and drew plenty of emotion from attendees as well as Lamb himself. Next up was, Rock Fraleigh, who also had plenty of stories to tell and kept guests entertained with bits of humor throughout his reminiscence. The last speaker before dinner was Pot Williams' daughter, Bess Maxwell, who spoke fondly of her memories at the club, watching the games and lounging underneath a shade tree, no longer there. Maxwell's touching words was a tting stopping point before the meal. Dinner was prime rib, prepared by Danny Terrell, who "Bump" was able to lure into the kitchen, saying Terrell's famous prime rib t the occasion perfectly because it was not only delicious but nostalgic, as it was frequently served at past club events. Shelby's Catering rounded out the meal with sides and desserts. After dinner the talks and tributes to past champions continued and included Colin Howerton, Chad Smith, Billy Sullivan, Dale Brown, Jarrod Sullivan, David Jackson and Frank Eldridge. All past champions received bright red jackets with the Madison Golf and Country Club logo, designed especially for the occasion, which will enable them to attend all future events at the club for free. Faircloth said the evening was an "awesome event" and the club plans to do it again next year. He said everyone told him they had a good time, loved the story telling, hearing the history of the club and was looking forward to the following year. All in all, "Bump" said, "I was very pleased and satised." The Madison Golf and Country Club Pot Williams' tournament for 2014 is coming in May, and if you think you might like a shot at earning one of those red jackets, mark your calendar. The men's tournament will be Saturday and Sunday, May 3-4, and will start at 9 a.m. This year, for the rst time, the club will also hold a Ladies' Pot Williams tournament that will be held Thursday, May 1, and will also start at 9 a.m. To sign up for the tournament or for more information, call the club at (850) 973-6701. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, February 28, 2014It is standing room onlyŽ in the full dining room, as guests visit before dinner. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, February 28, 2014Rock Fraleigh, on left, prepares to talk as BumpŽ introduces him to the evenings guests.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, February 28, 2014Walt Lamb Sr., the 1964 Pot Williams Champion, looks handsome in his red country club jacket.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, February 28, 2014CelebrityŽ of the evening, Bess Maxwell, speaks of the man the champion tournaments are named for, her father Pot Williams. Dr. Seuss Lives On

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By Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.If you like gospel music, plan to attend the 55 Plus Club's April 9 meeting. 55 Plus, an outreach of United Methodist Cooperative Ministries, is free and open to everyone who is 55 or older, regardless of faith or race, with no dues, no fees and no registration. Just show up, bring friends, bring an appetite and be prepared to have a good time, either listening to music, or hearing presentations about topics of interest to seniors. The Club meets the second Tuesday of every month at noon, out at the UMCM building, 135 NW Dill Ave., just off the Valdosta Highway (about ve miles north of town). Each month, a different UMCM member church hosts the meeting and provides a delicious lunch. This month, Hickory Grove and Pinetta United Methodist Churches are the hosts, with Mike Humphrey and Friends providing an inspirational set of gospel music. For more information on the 55 Plus Club or other outreach ministries of the UMCM, or if you need directions to the UMCM building, call coordinator Deborah Brown at (850) 929-4938. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014 6A € Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Make 2014 the year you change your life CLASSES IN MADISON STA RTMBachelors Degree Programs €Business Administration with specialization in Management €Computer Information Systems €Criminal Justice €Elementary Education €Health Care Management €Human Services €Psychology Full-time students may be eligible for the Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG) Approved for VA Bene“ts/GI Bill Classes now forming in Madison(850) 973-3356 madison@saintleo.edu What you need for where youre going Now offering The Doctorate of Business Administration (Online and On Campus) ou need for wher What y e y ou need for wher e going r  ou dministration A usiness B € ee egr re s D  achelor B dministration ograms r r ee P dministration A usiness B € with specialization in nformation Computer I € anagement M anagement e M ealth Car H € ducation lementary E E € ustice riminal J C € ystems S dministration with specialization in nformation anagement ducation N The D ing fer w of o N octorate of The D chology sy P € ervices uman S H € G) rant (FRA G esident ida R lor F be eligible for the ull-time students may F ervices ccess A esident be eligible for the ull-time students may usiness B The D nline and O (O dministration A usiness octorate of The D ampus) n C nline and O V ed for v o ppr ro A ill ene“ts/GI B B adison in M w for Classes nowww A VA madison@saintleo.edu (850) 973-3356 ming w for.saintleo.edu/mp www madison@saintleo.edu (850) 973-3356.saintleo.edu/mp The E.M.S. Building Is FinishedBy Jessie BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. Madison County E.M.S. has ofcially moved into the new building located on U.S. 90. E.M.S. has been in the building for two years but the building is nally done with all renovations needed. According to Will Rutherford, of Clemons, Rutherford and Associates, the building can withstand 180 M.P.H. winds and is essentially bomb proof. “I’m sure we will still have some things that go wrong but coming from a house trailer, not a new house trailer but an old house trailer and part of the old jail to where we are now, this community has something to be proud of,” said Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart. “I’m proud of it and I’m going to stay with it as long as I can to make it be successful.” Sheriff Stewart was sure to thank everyone who had a part in the process of completing the building. “We’ve got a lot of good people here and I appreciate what they do,” said Sheriff Stewart. “I appreciate the support we get from the commissioner and I appreciate the extra effort that went into this project. I know this was a long time coming.” The contractors that work on the building include AOK Electric, Bryan Electric, Ice Age Refrigeration, Madison Plumbing, First Communications and AK Associates. The departments that helped include Emergency Management, Road Department, Solid Waste and Recycle Department and the Madison Correction Institution Work Camp. The 911 responders have yet to move in. They plan to be in by the rst part of April. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jessie Box, March 26, 2014The ambulance entrance at the new E.M.S. building is built perfectly for every single ambulance. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jessie Box, March 26, 2014E.M.S. Billing Specialist Lori Collins and Paramedic Lisa Jordan chat as they enjoy the opening. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jessie Box, March 26, 2014Sheriff Ben Stewart, Department of Corrections Assistant Warden Glenn Young, Department of Corrections Colonel Darrell Valentin e, Department of Corrections Sergeant David Floyd, County Commissioner Justin Hamrick and Correction Of“cer Johnny Stevens (from left to right) are sh own talking while attending the opening luncheon for the new E.M.S. building. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jessie Box, March 26, 2014The new E.M.S. building, as seen from Hwy U.S. 90 West. Good Time Gospel Music Planned For 55 Plus Club Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jessie Box, March 26, 2014County Engineer Consultant Bill Steves, Road Department Coordinator Lonnie Thigpen and County Commissioner Ronnie Moore attended the opening.

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By Rose Klein Greene Publishing, Inc.Relay for Life of Madison will be holding their annual Survivor Dinner Thursday, April 3 at 6 p.m. This dinner will be a time to remember and celebrate, with family and friends, individuals who have fought and survived cancer. The dinner will be held at Fellowship Baptist Church, located at 1997 NE Colin Kelly Hwy. and will be served in the fellowship hall. The Madison County High School Jazz Band will provide dinner entertainment. For questions about the dinner, call Renae Williams at (850) 673-8492 or Nancy Taylor at (850) 9715655 after 5 p.m. By Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.Palm Sunday is almost here, and this year, the Palm Sunday weekend (Friday and Saturday, April 4 and 5) includes a chance to hear the Madison Boys Choir perform in the RATT Pact Theater Building on Range Street. For the last few weeks, the Madison Boy's Choir has been rehearsing a selection of music for the Palm Sunday weekend performance, and they will be selling tickets for each performance. The RATT Pact Theater holds an audience of 50 adults, with space to sit on the floor for children under ten. The choir has three performances scheduled so far: two evening performances on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5, beginning at 7 p.m., and a Saturday matinee performance beginning at 3 p.m. If tickets for all three shows sell out and there is enough interest in a fourth show, there could be a Sunday afternoon matinee as well, also at 3 p.m. As an added treat, the Treasures of Madison County Museum plans to be open during each show's intermission, and members of the audience can catch a glimpse into Madison's history. For tickets to the Madison Boys Choir Palm Sunday performances, see any choir member. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014Madison County Carrier € 7AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Madison Boys Choir Rehearsing For Palm Sunday WeekendGreene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, March 25, 2014Marquez Jones gets a set of tickets to sell from show producer Tim Dunn.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, March 25, 2014Posed in front of their Wall of FameŽ in their rehearsal studio are some of the Madison Boys Choir members. Starting with the back row and going left to right are Jamarian Robinson (Treasurer), La'Jarius Bryant, Tykeem McCray, Ja'Bryan Butler, Xavier Dobson (Vice President) and Chad Jo hnson (President). Second row, left to right are Darius Henley, William Haynes, Jeremy McKnight and Derrick Wills. Kneeling in the front row are Marquez Jone s and Jayvion Wills. Not pictured are Breon Seabrooks (Secretary), Kammeron Joseph (Student Director), Desmond Roberson, Jr., Darrien Moorie, Jamarian Stevenson, Dontavius Brown, Tarray Jones, D.J. Burton (Parliamentarian), Courtney Straughter, Ortavious Thompkins, Jordan Bowles, Jaylon Reeves, Nion Francis, Jar karti Brown, Desmond Roberson, Sr. (Director) and Daniel Graham (Director). Relay For Life Hosts Survivor Dinner *To register, visit www.sgmc.org/events or call 229.259.4422April 17, 2014 5:30pm … 7pmPearlman Cancer Center* Registration required. FREE Oral Cancer ScreeningMouth, Teeth & Gum Exam Participating Physicians: William W. Broadfoot, Jr, DDS James C. Broadfoot, DMD Heather Colson Hardy, DMD Joseph L. Kirbo, Jr, DDS Edwin L. Lamb, DMD Charles Stewart, DMD Shane Wood, DMD Barclay J. Woodward, DMD Or h&G T T Mh ral Cancer Scr FREE i i i eeth & Gum Exam eening Oral Cancer Scr E visit www er r, egist o r *T To Aprood, DMD Barclay J. W Shane W Edwin L. Lamb, DMD DMD Joseph L. Kirbo, Jr Heather Colson Hardy DD S Broadfoot J r r, William W Participating Physicians: ents or call 229.259.4422 g/ev .sgmc.or visit wwwe uir q e n r io t ra t s i eg R *e C r r e c an C an m l ar e P5:30pm … 7pm14 20 7 7, il 1 Apr d oodward, DMD ood, DMD Barclay J. W Charles Stewart, DMD DDS Joseph L. Kirbo, Jr r, James C. Broadfoot, DMD eeth & Gum T Te Mouth, ents or call 229.259.4422.r n e e t te pm … 7pm eeth & Gum Exam Loud & Clearand FREE Florida residents with a hearing loss are eligible to receive a free amplied phone from the non-prot Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. Cordless and corded phones for persons with mild to severe hearing loss are available at 23 distribution centers statewide. Limit one per customer. CONTACT YOUR AREA CENTER FOR DETAILS Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. 1820 E. Park Avenue, Suite 101 Tallahassee, FL 32301 800-222-3448 (v) 888-447-5620 (tty) Current FTRI clients: If your phone isnt working properly or your hearing has changed, or should you no longer need your phone or are moving out of Florida, call FTRI at 888-554-1151 for assistance.

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The Madison County Sheriff’s Office will be facilitating its next Concealed Carry Weapons class on Saturday, April 5. The National Rifle Association (N.R.A.) First Steps Pistol course is the foundation for the sheriff’s office eight hour concealed carry class. In addition, information is provided to ensure that each student is aware of what they can expect to take place before, during and after violent confrontations and how they, as individuals, can best prepare for these dynamics. We emphasize to our students how important it is to value life and to employ less lethal options when the circumstances permit, but we want our students to be confidently prepared. The Florida standards for legally carrying a concealed firearm may not be sufficient to prepare for violent confrontations. Our goal is to fully prepare law abiding citizens for the complex dynamics of violent confrontations while helping to preserve each of our 2nd Amendment rights. This class far exceeds the requirements to apply for the State of Florida Concealed Carry Weapons Permit for residents and non-residents. The Florida Concealed Carry Weapons permit is honored in 36 states. These classes are taught by N.R.A. multi-discipline law enforcement firearms instructors who have military, S.W.A.T. and violent confrontation experience. The cost for this course is $65. The cost goes down for additional people in a group. A large portion of these course fees will support youth adventure camps sponsored by the sheriff’s office as well as other free courses for the community. If you would like to register for this class, or if you have any questions, please contact Captain Mark W. Joost at (850) 5190947. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014 8A € Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY > Six Month Introductory APR as low as 1.99%, and as low as 4.25% thereafter* > No closing costs on lines up to $250,000** > Possible tax bene“ts^ > Fast, easy approval up to 100% LTV > Interest-only payment option availableApply for a Home Equity Line of Credit just like a loan, and once youre approved you can access this cash … up to your full available credit limit … whenever you need it. Stop by today or apply* online at www.ccbg.com .*Subject to Credit Approval. The introductory rate will be in effect for the “rst six (6) months after your account is opened. Upon expiration of the introductory rate, all balances will accrue interest at the variable standard Annual Percentage Rate, which can range from Prime + 1% to Prime + 4.5% using the JP Morgan Chase Prime (JPMCP) rate (currently an APR of 3.25%) not to exceed 18% at any time. 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If you close your Credit Line and we release our lien within three (3) years from the date of closing, you will owe a prepayment penalty of 2% of the line amount, not to exceed $1,500. Owner-occupied property only and CCB must be in a valid “rst or second lien position. Refer to HELOC application or ask your banker for complete details. This offer may be withdrawn at any time. ^Consult your tax advisor about possible tax bene“ts. GREAT RATE. GET IT NOW!4.25%* APR/CURRENT VARIABLE RATE1.99%* APR/6 MONTH INTRODUCTORY RATE 343 West Base St. | 973.4161 www.ccbg.com/sale Concealed Weapons Class To Be Held SaturdayQuestion Of The Week Jasmine Evans The past, so I could correct some mistakes I have made.Ž Kenya Dennis The future, because if I know whats ahead of me, I can better prepare for myself and my family.Ž Patricia Kauffman The past, because it was cheaper!Ž Katelyn Scarboro The future, so I could see what life actually has in store for me.Ž Reginald C. Reddick The future, I like new style and want peace in the world.Ž Zabriel Dawkins The past, because I want to be a kid again.Ž Would you rather travel to the past or the future? Recall Updates Oscar's Smoke House Oscar's Smoke House is recalling 11 of its cheese spread varieties, due to possible listeria contamination. The seven-ounce containers in question are labeled with lot numbers 719-959. Fresh Express Fresh Express is recalling its Italian Salad, in 6-oz. and 10-oz. containers, with use-by date of March 26, and product code H071A11A, also for possible listeria contamination. Lipari Foods Lipari Foods is recalling sunower seeds and snack food mixes for possible listeria contamination. The product names include Zoppity and Pic-a-Nut. For the complete list, visit their website. Parker Foods Listeria concerns also hang over the Parker Foods recall over the weekend; listeria has an incubation period of up to 70 days, so the USDA will remain on alert for any listeria-related illnesses for the next few weeks. Parker Foods is a Midwestern-based company, but with widespread distribution through retailers like Costco. For a full update on the Parker Foods story, visit their website.Just a reminder to everyone that you can read the actual Madison County Carrier and Madison Enterprise-Recorder newspapers online. The online edition of the newspaper (called an e-edition) is available not only on computers, but also on iPads, Kindles, other tablets, iPhones and Android phones. A one year subscription to the e-edition is only $25 per year. The online e-editions become available for viewing every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon. If you would like to subscribe to the e-edition and the print edition, you simply need to add ve dollars to the cost of the print subscription. Current print subscriptions are $35 in-county and $45 out-of-county. To view a sample of the e-edition, go to online.greenepublishing.c om.To start your subscription today, or for more information, call (850) 973-4141 or emailnews@greenepublishing.comso we can get the information on how to get the online edition to you. Read Your Local Papers Online

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By Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc.As the veterans of World War II become fewer and fewer, there is a growing recognition among those who know and love them, and other Americans as well, that we are losing something precious, as one by one, they slip away. This once large brotherhood of soldiers, survivors of an epic battle that reshaped the world, fought all over the world, in the islands of the Pacic and in the trenches of Europe. Then they came back to us and quietly resumed their lives in the community. We know them as grandpa, uncle, husband, brother or dad. They may be the neighbor down the street, the former Sunday School teacher, the retired minister, worker, clerk, or professional – the aging gentleman in the Veteran's Day parade, or in the park, or sitting quietly on a porch, or in a favorite chair in the living room. But they are just a handful now, becoming fewer every day. Those who love them become ever more aware of the need to let these last few remaining ones know, once more and in no uncertain terms, that even though the war was over decades ago, their service and their sacrice is not forgotten. Jacob Silvanus “Brother Jake” Phillips is one such World War II U.S. Army veteran, a man who will be 95 in a few weeks (May 4). Big Bend Hospice is helping him, his wife Judy, and his daughter Jean McWilliams navigate the nal part of his life journey, with a team that includes nurses Linda O'Brien and Karen Hebert, Rev. John Peterson (social worker), Rev. Andy Creel (chaplain), and Valor for Veterans Program Coordinator Lucile Palmer. On a brisk, windy March day, Carlton McCall and Jack Pittman, veterans themselves, who volunteer for BBH's “Valor For a Veteran” Program, gathered with Jake Phillips, his immediate family and his extended church family from the First Baptist Church. McCall, a veteran of Vietnam and Korea, and Pittman, also a Korean veteran, were there to help honor the World War II veteran in an ofcial ceremony, publicly thanking him on behalf of all Americans. Members of the FBC Men's Bible Class, which Phillips taught for about ten years were there. He was in his 90s when his health declined to the point where he could no longer teach, and the class is now led by Geoff Hill. Minister of Music Jim Carey and his wife Beth, Dennis and Thelma DeHart, Howell and Carolyn Edwards, Sam and Evie Lamb, Jack and Betty McLeod, Bobby and Margarete Tolar, Rev. Ronnie and Gwen Combass, Tommy Combass, Delores Swift, Billy and Kara Washington and their children Gage and Lillian gathered in the living room, where Pittman and McCall led the Pledge of Allegiance and read aloud from an ofcial letter of gratitude signed by the Executive Director of BBH. Undoubtedly echoing the sentiments of all those gathered in the room, the letter spoke of gratitude for the opportunity to be present and honor a World War II veteran. “We thank you today for defending our freedoms and those of others...we thank you for putting your life on hold to defend our country...it will not be forgotten.” There were gifts of an American ag and a red, white and blue afghan knitted by the volunteer women of Hospice. “Thank you for this program,” said Phillips, among the smiles and few tears from those gathered around him. “Thank you for having a program of this nature...after World War II, there were a lot of veterans out there...I'm afraid a lot of them were overlooked,” he added, bringing to mind many others who also served, and deserved gratitude as well, even though their names might not be known. In a nal gesture, all veterans present in the room, from World War II to Iraqi Freedom, gathered around Phillips' chair, stood at attention and saluted him, a band of brothers from different wars, but who were at that moment, of one heart. As on of them noted, “Regardless of how we vote or what we say, we still live in a pretty good country.” www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014Madison County Carrier € 9A AROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Hospice Honors Jake Phillips With Valor For VeteransŽGreene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, March 26, 2014Jake Phillips takes a moment with his family. On the left is his wife, Judy, and on the right is his daughter, Jean McWilliams.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, March 26, 2014As veterans themselves and as volunteers for Big Bend Hospice's Valor For A Veteran Program, Jack Pittman and Carlton McCall stand beside Jake Phillips, the man that they have come to honor with a brief patriotic ceremony and a few gifts as tokens of gratitude, including a plaque, an American ”ag and a red-whiteand-blue afghan.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, March 26, 2014After saluting their fellow veteran Jake Phillips, all the veterans in the room gather around. In the back row on the left side of the picture are Tommy Combass (Vietnam) and Carlton McCall (Vietnam and Korea). In front of them, left to right, are Jack Pittman (Korea) and Dennis DeHart (Cuban Crisis). In the chair in the center is Jake Phillips. To the right, in back is Bobby Tolar (Vietnam and Korea). In the second row is Howell Edwards (World War II) and Sam Lamb (Korea). Kneeling in front is Billy Washington (Iraqi Freedom)

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014 10A € Madison County CarrierSCHOOL Call your local Culligan Man’ today to enjoy all the bene“ts of Culligan Total Home System: Soft water … spend less time cleaning Reverse osmosis drinking water. Cheaper than soda! Salt and bottled water delivery Exceptional service … Available 24 hoursComplete Water Treatment!850-580-0300CulliganTallahassee.com Receive up to $200 off a Culligan Total Home System. (includes a water softener and drinking water system)$200 OFFDealer participation may vary. Limited time offer. 2011 Culligan International Company. Not valid with other offers. Not redeemable for cash. Bad taste or odor in your water? Try a Cu lligan Drinking Wa ter Syste m. Crystal-Clear Glassware Softer and Brighter Laundry Easier Cleaning Cleaner Skin and Hair Great Tasting Water Aucilla Christian Endowment Tops $1 MillionSubmitted by ACA's Ofce of DevelopmentJesus told his disciples if they had faith as small as a mustard seed, nothing would be impossible, not even moving mountains. At Aucilla Christian Academy, that statement of faith is moving, not mountains, but something greater... students. Thanks to benefactors who believe in the school's mission, ACA is reaching a greater number of students for Christ every year in the ve surrounding Florida and Georgia counties it serves – Jefferson, Taylor, Madison, Leon and Brooks. ACA was founded in 1970. In 2002, the board of directors felt led to secure the school’s future both eternally and nancially by establishing an endowment fund, and now, in 2014, the endowment is just over $1 million. “When the endowment fund began, our vision was to reach $1 million,” said ACA principal Richard Finlayson. “From a worldly standpoint, it was a farfetched goal, but we had great faith that God would bless our efforts, and He has." Over the years, as the endowment fund has grown, ACA has been able to construct a new building and remodel existing facilities on its 57-acre campus, including a new classroom building, walkway improvements, renovations in the historic Demott/Gerry main building, as well as advancements in technology. ACA also has been able to provide needbased scholarships to families who would otherwise not be able to afford a private education. “It’s an exciting thing to see God moving in the lives of our students, faculty, staff and supporters,” said Finlayson. “They are the reason we are here and have surpassed our goal with the $1 million investment we now have. This is not just an investment into education, but also into furthering God’s work. God made it all possible and to Him we give all the glory.” With the continued growth of the endowment, ACA plans to continue being good stewards by putting the investment right back into the school in all areas, including supporting its faculty and staff with improved compensation to enable ACA to retain and attract Christian educators who are dedicated to the Christian principles the school was founded on. "Our teachers and staff are unique," said Finlayson. "Every faculty member and administrator is expected to mentor our students by example in the way they conduct their own lives. It’s one of the greatest strengths we have developed at our school, and they continue to increase the value of our education. Supporters who contribute to the ACA endowment give more than money, they give our school a gift with eternal benets that will affect people who spread the Good News, not just here in our surrounding areas, but around the world for generations to come.” For more information on ACA, visit www.aucilla.org or www.facebook.com/aucillachristianacademy To arrange a school tour or make a contribution to the endowment, contact Finlayson at (850) 9973597. Purple Pinkies Fight Polio At Pinetta ElementaryBy Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc.Do you know what polio is?” Rotary president Wayne Conger asked one of the older students at Pinetta as he painted her little finger with purple dye. The girl paused a second, thinking. “I believe it's got something to do with paralysis,” she said. Perhaps it's not altogether a bad thing that the Pinetta students aren't exactly sure what polio entails. Two, three, or even four generations have been removed from the polio epidemics of the first half of the 20thcentury that crippled or killed thousands of children and left Franklin Delano Roosevelt in a wheelchair, they have no direct memories of the iron lung machines, the crutches and the heavy leg braces that encumbered thousands of children stricken by the disease, or of the giant headlines generated by Dr. Jonas Salk's breakthrough vaccine that ended the scourge in the 1950s. If they have seen any of these things, it was most likely as photographs in history books. They may not even know anyone who had polio, although a few might have an elderly relative who survived a bout with the disease. Nevertheless, they wanted to participate in Rotary International's Polio Plus Project and help raise funds that will get the necessary vaccine to children in countries where polio is still a threat. About 80 students brought in their permission slips from their parents and turned in their donations to the Polio Plus Project as they filed into the library, where Madison Rotary Club members Jennifer Johnson, Ronald Bass, Jim Catron and Wayne Conger painted their fingers purple as a sign of their contribution. One day, because of efforts like these, multiplied many times over, the vaccine will eventually reach every child in the world, finally eradicating the disease. One day, polio will be as far removed from children the world over, as it is from the children of Pinetta Elementary School, and likewise, children of the rest of the United States today. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, March 21, 2014Rotary President Wayne Conger chats with Kamia Henderson as some of the older students move through the line. Clockwise from bottom left and going around the table: Jennifer Johnson, Ronald Bass, Jim Catron, Wayne Conger, Briana Brooks, Tanashiya Jordan, Kamia Henderson and Travecia Bea.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, March 21, 2014Rotarian Ronald Bass applies the purple dye to Pinetta Elementary Principal Beth Moore's pinkie.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, March 21, 2014One of the “rst groups of children to go through the line in the library proudly display their purple pinkies to show that they are helping with the Polio Plus Project. Front row, left to right, are Ryan Hughey, Hayden Bull, Katlyn Hammer, April Lopez and Kyleigh Jones. Back row, left to right, are Niera Richardson, Shelby Klinesmith and Alyssa Hammer.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, March 21, 2014The four Rotarians are waiting in the library, preparing to paint little pinkies. Shown back row, left to right are Jim Catron, Wayne Conger, (front row) Jennifer Johnson and Ronald Bass.

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By Fran HuntGreene Publishing, Inc.The Aucilla Christian Academy varsity Lady Warriors hit the diamond against Chiles on March 13 and the Lady Warriors inched their opponent for a 4-3 win, to now stand 11-1 on the season. As a team, at the plate, Aucilla had 25 plate appearances, 21 at bats, three hits, one single, two triples, three RBIs, four runs, three walks and six strikeouts. Whitney Stevens had two plate appearances, two at bats and one strikeout. Ramsey Sullivan had two plate appearances, two at bats and one strikeout. Kelly Horne had three plate appearances, two at bats, one hit, one triple, two RBIs, two runs and one walk. Courtney Watts had three plate appearances, one at bat and one walk. Abigail Morgan had three plate appearances, three at bats and one strikeout. Elizabeth Hightower had three plate appearances, three at bats, one hit, one triple and one RBI. Taylor Copeland had three plate appearances, two at bats, one run, one walk and two strikeouts. Carly Joiner had three plate appearances, three at bats, one hit, one single, one run and one strikeout. On the eld, the Lady Warriors had 26 total chances, ve assists, 21 putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Natalie Sorensen had two total chances, two assist and a elding percentage of 1.000. Sullivan had three total chances, one assist, two putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Horne had nine total chances, one assist, eight putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Watts had two total chances, two putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Morgan had two total chances, two putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Hightower had ve total chances, ve putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Copeland had one total chance, one putout and a elding percentage of 1.000. Joiner had two total chances, one assist, one putout and a elding percentage of 1.000. On the mound, Morgan pitched ve innings, giving up seven hits, two walks, three runs, all of which were earned and striking out ve batters. She was credited with the win. Hightower pitched two innings, giving up one walk and striking out three batters. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014Madison County Carrier € 11ASPORTS BAILEY MONUMENT CO 740252 Nicole Davis Pitches Two Perfect GamesBy Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc.Nicole Davis, 17, pitcher for Madison High School's softball team, pitched her second perfect game March 10 against the Taylor County High School team. The Madison Cowgirl's won with a score of 150. She pitched her rst perfect game, Feb. 13, against East Gadsden High School. The score for that game was 19-0. Davis is the daughter of Rick and Lisa Davis. Her maternal grandparents from Madison are David and Edwina Ward. Her paternal grandparents from Live Oak are Roscoe and Mary Davis. "My family was there and my family came over from Live Oak," said Davis. "I'm glad that my family could be there for support. They were really excited." Davis has been playing softball since she was seven-yearsold. "I just started playing Babe Ruth and I just loved it," said Davis. "I started pitching the year after I started. I just love softball." "I have a friend, who was pr obably the best pitcher in Madison at that time and I always wanted to be that good," said Davis about why she wanted to be a pitcher. The Madison Cowgirl's were runner-up at the state championships last year and are hoping to become the champions this year. Davis stated that it was disappointing to not win state last year but it was a great experience. District championship games begin April 14 at Amos P. Godby High School and the Cowgirl's do not know who they are playing rst yet. The other schools in their district are Florida High School, Amos P. Godby High School, East Gadsden High School and Taylor County High School. Davis is a senior and this will be her last year playing softball for Madison County High School. Davis is planning on becoming a dental hygienist when she nishes high school. She had once thought about playing softball in college but she has decided she wants to focus on her career. She doesn't want to leave softball completely behind though. "I would love to do pitching lessons," said Davis. "If anyone is interested in pitching lessons, I'd be interested in giving them." Nicole DavisMadison County Weightlifting Members One Step Closer To StateBy Jessie BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. Members of the Madison County weightlifting team are going to the Sectional meet April 9 at the Maclay School in Tallahassee. Zack Sprenkle, Andrew Strom and Marc Robinson are one step closer to going to the State Championship on April 25. Sprenkle nished rst in the Unlimited Weight Class at the Sub-sectional meet on March 27. Strom nished rst in the 139Pound Weight Class at the Sub-sectional meet. His highest total of the year is 420 pounds with a bench press of 210 pounds and a clean and jerk of 210 pounds, improving from his last highest total of 410. Robinson nished third in the 154-Pound Weight Class at the Sub-sectionals. His highest total of the year is 505 pounds with a bench press of 250 pounds and a clean and jerk of 255 pounds, improving from his last highest total of 475 with a bench press of 235 pounds and a clean and jerk of 240 pounds. Zack Sprenkle Andrew StromMarc RobinsonLady Warriors Inch Chiles

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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 HOME FOR SALE FOR SALE WANTED FOR RENT HELP WANTED HELP WANTED www.greenepublishing.com SERVICES Classifieds . . . . . 12A € Madison County Carrier Wednesday, April 2, 2014 AUCTION 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).3/26 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 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.Call Emerald Greene (850) 973-3497 Leave a message. Ofce Building For Rent Across the street from the Courthouse, on Shelby Street. (between Owens Propane and Burnette Plumbing) Newly Renovated 1120 square foot. Call Emerald Greene 850-973-4141.10/16 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 Would you like to work as a nursing assistant? Become a CNA. Quest Training offers a nurse taught, 40 hr. prep class. No GED required if age 18 yr. Day and Evening classes. 386-362-1065.4/2 4/30, pdSet Of New Tires For a Ford F150 Truck. Size 265/60/18. $400 for the set. Call (850) 464-7296.4/2, 4/9, pdNewspaper Bundles For Sale $1 each Greene Publishing, Inc. 1695 S. SR 53 in Madison (850) 973-4141.3/12 rtn, n/cLazzy Hen Farm Furnished 40 foot trailer close to town for one quiet person. Includes Direct TV, you pay electric. Background check, security required. $350/month. (850) 673-1117.3/5 rtn, 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 MondayJust received a new supply of repo homes Great price! Call for details (386) 466-8315.1/29 rtn, cLooking for a local deer hunting club with available memberships. Call Terry at (850) 997-3922.2/5 rtn, n/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. Too Much Junk? … Do you have a garage or barn or attic full of junk and want it clean? Granddads barn that needs to be cleaned or removed? Let us make you an offer on it all … And we clean it up at the same time. Call 850-973-7916 and leave a message.2/26 rtn, n/c We want your Ghosts!! We are collecting YOUR stories of Ghosts, Goblins, Spooks, Specters, Aliens, Haunted Houses, Paranormal Events, Angels, and any other Supernatural Tales from Madison County and surrounding counties. We want personal experiences, legends, and family traditions. Call 850-973-7916 and leave a message.2/26 rtn, n/cQueen Pillow Top Mattress and Box Set New, still in company plastic. $195 obo. (850) 596-6437.3/14 4/9, pdBusy medical practice looking for part-time medical assistance. Send resume to CIMG 293 W Base Street Madison, Fl 32340.4/2, 4/9, c Wanted 5 lug 15 inch rim for Ford F150. (850) 661-6868.3/21, rtn, n/c RN On Call Madison County This PRN position will provide evening and weekend On Call for Madison County primarily and occasionally may provide on call coverage for Taylor or Jefferson County. Must have current Florida RN license. BSN preferred. Minimum of 3 years of experience preferably in Hospice or home health. Interested candidates can fax their resume to (850)325-6290 or email to grace@bigbendhospice.org RN On Call Jefferson County This PRN position will provide evening and weekend On Call for Jefferson County primarily and occasionally may provide on call coverage for Taylor or Madison County. Must have current Florida RN license. BSN preferred. Minimum of 3 years of experience preferably in Hospice or home health. Interested candidates can fax their resume to (850)325-6290 or email to grace@bigbendhospice.org EOE/DFWP4/2, 4/9, c Set of four (4) “Weld” (Mountain Crusher) billet aluminum wheels 8 lug with bolt on center caps. Fits Dodge or Chevy. $200 OBO. Call (229) 460-5296.3/26 rtn, n/c AUCTION SATURDAY APRIL 12 AT 6:30 P.M. MADISON AUCTION HOUSE. 1693 SW MOSELEY HALL RD (CR360) 850 973-1444 SELLING ITEMS FOR HOME, YARD AND SHOP. TO MANY ITEMS TO LIST. SAVE OVER STORE PRICES AND HAVE SOME FUN. 10% BUYERS PREMIUM. MC, VISA, DISCOVER, DEBIT CARDS, CHECKS AND CASH ACCEPTED. AU3968 Brandon Mugge Auctioneer, AB2490.4/2, 4/9, pd Equipment operator needed minimum three years experience required. Mechanical experience a plus. Must be willing to work nights and weekends. Email resume to valdostamill@yahoo.com.4/2, 4/9, c North Florida Community College, Madison FL., has the following position available: Project Coordinator of Healthcare Information Program. See www.nfcc.edu for details.4/2, 4/9, c

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014Madison County Carrier € 13A All Legals are posted on line at www.greenepublishing.com ----Legals---3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9 NOTICE OF INTENTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA TO CONSIDER AN EXCHANGE OF COUNTY PROPERTY FOR OTHER REAL PROPERTY _________________________________________________________________ NOTICE IS GIVEN of the intention of the Board of County Commissioners of Madison County, Florida, to consider a proposed resolution authorizing the exchange of certain real property owned by the County for other real property owned by a private party at the meeting of the Board which will be held as follows: DATE:April 9, 2014 TIME:9:00 a.m. PLACE:The Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room Room No. 107 Madison County Courthouse Annex 229 S.W. Pinckney Street Madison, Florida 32340 Terms of the Proposed Exchange 1.The County shall receive that certain parcel of real property located in Madison County, Florida and more particularly described as follows: A portion of Sections 8 and 17, Township 1 South, Range 10 East, Madison County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: BEGIN at an iron pipe marking the southwest corner of the Southeast Quarter (SE 1/4) of said Section 8; thence North 004637Ž West along the west line of said SE 1/4 a distance of 47.07 feet to the intersection of said west line with the northerly and westerly proposed right of way line of SE Balboa Drive (60 foot proposed right of way); thence along said right of way line the following courses: South 895049Ž East a distance of 1081.53 feet to the point of curvature of a circular curve to the left having a radius of 155.00 feet and a central angle of 911157Ž; thence along said curve an arc distance of 246.72 feet (Chord: North 443313Ž East, 221.48 feet) to the point of tangency of said curve; thence North 010246Ž West a distance of 1830.01 feet; thence North 003620Ž West a distance of 453.11 feet to the point of curvature of a circular curve to the right having a radius of 455.00 feet and a central angle of 450858Ž; thence along said curve an arc distance of 358.54 feet (Chord: North 215810Ž East, 349.34 feet) to the point of tangency of said curve; thence North 443239Ž East a distance of 748.82 feet; thence North 441635Ž East a distance of 814.24 feet to the point of curvature of a circular curve to the left having a radius of 395.00 feet and a central angle of 115648Ž; thence along said curve an arc distance of 82.36 feet (Chord: North 381811Ž East, 82.21 feet) to the intersection of said proposed right of way line with the north line of the Southeast Quarter (SE 1/4) of the Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) of said Section 8; thence North 892121Ž East along said north line a distance of 69.64 feet to the intersection of said north line with the easterly and southerly proposed right of way line of SE Balboa Drive, said point lying on a non-tangent circular curve to the right having a radius of 455.00 feet and a central angle of 164329Ž; thence along said proposed curved right of way line an arc distance of 132.82 feet (Chord: South 355451Ž West, 132.34 feet) to the point of tangency of said curve; thence continuing along said proposed right of way line the following courses: South 441635Ž West a distance of 814.38 feet; thence South 443239Ž West a distance of 748.96 feet to the point of curvature of a circular curve to the left having a radius of 395.00 feet and a central angle of 194413Ž; thence along said curve an arc distance of 136.07 feet (Chord: South 344032Ž West, 135.40 feet) to the intersection of said proposed easterly right of way line with the south line of the Southeast Quarter (SE 1/4) of the Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) of said Section 8; thence South 893914Ž West along said south line a distance of 38.22 feet to northeast corner of the West Half (W 1/2) of the Southeast Quarter (SE 1/4) of said Section 8; thence South 003620Ž East along the east line of said W 1/2 of SE 1/4 a distance of 2529.36 feet to the intersection of said east line with the southerly proposed right of way line of SE Balboa Drive, said point lying on a non-tangent circular curve to the right having a radius of 215.00 feet and a central angle of 695459Ž; thence along said proposed curved right of way line an arc distance of 262.36 feet (Chord: South 551142Ž West, 246.38 feet) to the point of tangency of said curve; thence North 895049Ž West a distance of 582.55 feet to the intersection of said proposed southerly right of way line with the westerly line of those lands described in O.R. Book 935, page 294 of the Public Records of Madison County, Florida; thence North 162414Ž East a distance of 17.64 feet to the northwest corner of said O.R. Book 935, page 294, said point lying on the south line of said Section 8; thence South 894152Ž West along said south line of Section 8 a distance of 503.17 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 7.28 acres, more or less. SUBJECT TO existing county road right-of-way. Said lands situate, lying and being in Madison County, Florida. 2.The County shall give up that certain parcel of real property located in Madison County, Florida and more particularly described as follows: A portion of Sections 7 and 18, Township 1 South, Range 10 East, being a portion of the present right of way of SE Balboa Drive, being more particularly described as follows: COMMENCE at a concrete monument marking the northeast corner of the Southwest Quarter (SW 1/4) of Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) of said Section 18; thence South 892746Ž West a distance of 302.61 feet; thence along the right of way line of said SE Balboa Drive the following courses: North 000025Ž West a distance of 148.80 feet; thence South 895935Ž West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 000025Ž East a distance of 114.83 feet; thence South 891954Ž West a distance of 1901.89 feet to the intersection of the northerly right of way line of SE Balboa Drive with the easterly right of way line of State Road 53, said point marking the POINT OF BEGINNING of the following described parcel; thence North 891954Ž East along the northerly right of way line of SE Balboa Drive a distance of 265.02 feet; thence leaving said northerly right of way line South 735406Ž West a distance of 229.91 feet to said easterly right of way line of State Road 53; thence North 360119Ž West along said right of way line a distance of 75.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 0.186 acres, more or less. Said lands situate, lying and being in Madison County, Florida. 3.No money shall be paid or received by the County except that the County shall pay for all costs of the exchange including, without limitation, closing costs, recording costs, documentary stamp taxes. The proposed resolution may be considered by the Board at any time during the above meeting. The proposed resolution may be inspected by the public during regular business hours at the of“ce of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Madison County, Florida, in the Madison County Courthouse, Madison, Florida. All interested parties may appear at the above meeting and be heard with respect to the proposed resolution. The proposed resolution may be modi“ed at the above meeting. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in such meeting, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Tim Sanders, Clerk of Court, at Post Of“ce Box 237, Madison, Florida 32341, telephone:(850) 973-1500, at least 3 working days prior to the meeting date; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. DATED on March 12, 2014. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: /s/ Tim Sanders Tim Sanders, Clerk3/26, 4/2 4/2, 4/9 ** OFICIAL** AVISO DE ELECCIONES GENERALES Yo, Ken Detzner, Secretario de Estado del Estado de la Florida, por el presente noti“co que se llevarn a cabo ELECCIONES GENERALES en el Condado de MADISON, Estado de la Florida, el da CUATRO de NOVIEMBRE de 2014 d. C., para determinar la ocupacin o la retencin de los siguientes cargos: Representante ante el Congreso: distritos 2 y 3 Gabinete de la Florida Gobernador Gabinete de la Florida Vicegobernador Gabinete de la Florida Procurador General Gabinete de la Florida Funcionario Principal de Finanzas Gabinete de la Florida Comisionado de Agricultura Representante Estatal: distrito 7 Tribunal de Apelaciones del 1.er Distrito: retencin de 6 jueces Juez del Circuito, 3.er Circuito Judicial: grupos 4, 6 y 7 Junta Escolar: distritos 1, 3 y 5 Comisionado del Condado: distritos 2 y 4 Distrito de Conservacin de Tierra y Agua de Madison: grupos 1, 2, 3, 4 y 54/2, 4/16 4/2, 4/16

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Snacking often gets a bad rap. But snacking on the right things can actually be good for you. The American Heart Association recommends preparing food at home for nutrition and ingredient control and using low-fat or no-fat dairy products and saltfree seasonings in your recipes. Check out these five great suggestions for heart healthy snacks that not only taste good, but are a good nutrition boost, too. Angel food berry shortcake: Top a slice of angel food cake (naturally fat-free) with a compote made of mixed berries that have been slightly fork mashed and let to sit for an hour on the counter or overnight in the refrigerator. Add a dollop of non-fat whipped topping and unsalted almond slices. Kick it up a notch by dry pan toasting the almonds to bring out a flavor complexity and a nuttier crunch. Love the taste of coffee or mocha? Stir in instant coffee granules and a pinch of cocoa powder to the whipped topping. Greek yogurt fruit dip: Any fruit will taste delicious and feel like a luxurious treat when dipped in a special sweet and creamy fruit dip. An easy heart healthy dip recipe is to simply combine non-fat plain Greek yogurt, a teaspoon of spreadable fruit jam and equal parts non-fat whipped topping. Combine thoroughly. Try dipping strawberries, bananas, apple slices, peach slices and pear slices. Keep the fruit peels on the fruit and pump up the fiber in this snack. Creamy veggie dip: Love creamy snacks but need a bit of veggie crunch to go along with it? Try making a simple dip from fat-free or reduced fat cream cheese, no-salt lemon pepper seasoning (or other favorite salt-free seasoning blend) and a bit of lemon juice. Combine these ingredients well by hand or with a mixer. Slices of cucumber, bell pepper, carrots or any favorite veggie are great companions to this dip, and it is guilt-free, creamy, crunchy and delicious. For a fancy preparation, try cutting veggies into bite-sized pieces and topping them with a teaspoon or two of the dip. Place on a tray and garnish with plain toasted nuts or sunflower seeds. Alternative: Mix sweet and spicy pepper jelly with the fat-free cream cheese. This dip packs a lot of flavor and is a great taste companion for vegetable slices or whole grain crackers. Rice cakes with green apples and garlic herb cheese: You can’t beat the taste combination of a tart green apple (peels on), creamy garlic herb cheese spread and a crunchy rice cake. Simply top a rice cake with a tablespoon of low-fat or fat-free herb and garlic cheese. Add a thin slice of green apple on top. If you’re not a rice cake fan, substitute whole grain rye crispbread (also known as flatbread or cracker). Savory roasted edamame snacks: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Combine a package of fresh, ready-to-eat soybeans, a teaspoon or two of extra virgin olive oil and two teaspoons of a saltfree seasoning like lemon pepper or make your own seasoning to taste. Toss the beans with the oil and seasoning. Roast uncovered on a low-sided cookie sheet for 10 to 12 minutes or until light brown. Serve hot or room temperature. Alternative: Try a mixture of chili powder, cumin, black pepper and smoked paprika for a great flavor combination that suits roasted edamame nicely.HEALTH www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014 14A € Madison County Carrier Heart Healthy Snacks

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Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, April 2, 2014 € 3B Path of Faith Church Calender April 13 The First United Methodist Church of Madison will hold an Easter cantata on Palm Sunday, April 13, during their 11 a.m. worship service. There will be no 8:30 a.m. service that morning. First UMC is located at 348 SW Rutledge Street in Madison. Rev. Bob Laidlaw is the pastor. April 13 The Lighthouse Children's Home Choir will perform a gospel concert at Renewed Life Outreach Center in Greenville on Sunday morning, April 13, at 11 a.m. Renewed Life Outreach Center is located at 1376 Grand Street. A love offering will be accepted for the Lighthouse Children's Home. A fellowship dinner will immediately follow the service. Everyone is welcome. Rev. Chris Peterson is the pastor. April 13 Beulah Baptist Church invites everyone to attend their Palm Sunday service at 11 a.m., on April 13. Special music, which will emphasize the death of Jesus Christ, is planned. The church is located at 1258 NE Beulah Church Road, east of Lee. All are welcome. Rev. T.J. Santerfeit is the pastor. April 13-16 Cherry Lake Baptist Church will hold revival services beginning Sunday evening, April 13, at 6 p.m. Services for Monday, April 14, through Wednesday, April 16, will begin at 7 p.m. There will be special music and guest speakers each evening. Everyone is welcome to attend. Dr. Murrell Bennett is the pastor. April 14 Rev. Steve McHargue, of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, will be the guestspeaker at the Holy Week Service to be held Monday, April 14, at noon at Grace Presbyterian Church, located at 668 North Washington Street in Madison. April 14 Rev. Toney Hill, pastor of Greenville Baptist Church, will bring the message during the Death to Life Holy Week service held Monday evening, April 14, at Hopewell Baptist Church, located at 4730 SW County Road 360 in Madison. Food will be served in the fellowship hall beginning at 6:30 p.m. Service will begin at 7 p.m. Rev. Preston Gainey is the pastor of Hopewell Baptist Church. All are welcome. April 14 The memorial of Jesus Christ's death will be observed on Monday, April 14, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The Kingdom Hall is located at 1802 Colin Kelly Highway in Madison. April 15 Bishop Mike Carson, of Dowling Park Church of God, will be the guest speaker for the Holy Week service to be held Tuesday, April 15, at noon at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, located at 221 SW Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in Madison. Rev. Marcus Hawkins is the church's pastor. A lunch will be served following the service. April 15 Rev. Preston Gainey, pastor of Hopewell Baptist Church, will bring the message during the Death to Life Holy Week service held Tuesday evening, April 15, at Sirmans Baptist Church, located at 168 SW Sirmans Church Way, just off US 221, south of Greenville, south of Interstate 10, 241 exit. Food will be served in the fellowship hall beginning at 6:30 p.m. Service will begin at 7 p.m. Rev. Jimmy Fletcher is the pastor of Sirmans Baptist Church. All are welcome. April 16 Rev. Marcus Hawkins, pastor of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Madison, will be the guest speaker at the Holy Week service to be held Wednesday, April 16, at noon at the First United Methodist Church, located at 348 SE Rutledge Street in Madison. Rev. Bob Laidlaw is the pastor of the church. A lunch will be served following the service. April 16 Midway Baptist Church, located on Midway Church Road, will hold their monthly Family Night dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Service will follow at 7 p.m. April 16 Rev. Jimmy Fletcher, pastor of Sirmans Baptist Church, will bring the message during the Death to Life Holy Week service held Wednesday evening, April 16, at St. John's Baptist Church, located at 5905 NW Lovett Road, northeast of Greenville. Food will be served in the fellowship hall beginning at 6:30 p.m. Service will begin at 7 p.m. Rev. John Ballard is the pastor of St. John's Baptist Church. All are welcome. April 17 Rev. Bryan Phillips, pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Madison, will be the guest speaker at the Holy Week Service to be held Thursday, April 17, at noon at Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, located at 518 Dade Street in Madison. Rev. Charles Evans is the pastor. A lunch will be served following the service. April 17 Lee United Methodist Church will host a Maundy Thursday service on Thursday, April 17, from 6-8:30 p.m., in the church's fellowship hall. “The Immersion Experience” into Christ's passion will be an evening of fellowship and worship. This will be followed immediately by communion. Everyone is welcome. April 17 Rev. John Ballard, pastor of St. John's Baptist Church, will bring the message during the Death to Life Holy Week service held Thursday evening, April 17, at New Home Baptist Church, located at 1100 SW Moseley Hall Road in the New Home community. Food will be served in the fellowship hall beginning at 6:30 p.m. Service will begin at 7 p.m. Rev. Benjie Dyal is the pastor of New Home Baptist Church. All are welcome. April 18 Rev. Bob Laidlaw, pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Madison, will be the guest speaker at the April 18 Good Friday Holy Week service to be held at noon at the First Baptist Church, located at 134 SW Meeting Avenue in Madison. Rev. Gabe Krell is the pastor. A lunch will be served following the service. April 18 Pine Grove Baptist Church, located at 4084 NE Rocky Ford Road, north of Madison, will hold a Solemn Assembly on Good Friday, April 18, as they end a 40-day fast, praying to see God move in their church. The prayer and worship meeting will begin at 6 p.m. The Solemn Assembly will conclude with a feast of celebration. Rev. Timmy Dyke is the pastor of Pine Grove Baptist. All are welcome to attend. April 18 Rev. Benjie Dyal, pastor of New Home Baptist Church, will bring the message during the Death to Life Holy Week service held Friday evening, April 18, at Greenville Baptist Church, located at 1365 West Main Street in Greenville. Food will be served in the fellowship hall beginning at 6:30 p.m. Service will begin at 7 p.m. Rev. Toney Hill is the pastor of Greenville Baptist Church. All are welcome.

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My wife is a theologian in her own right, although she turns the table, sort of speaking, in offering me questions to answer, which I must support, naturally, with Scriptural references. I have often found the questions to be very intriguing. She has lately posed two questions, “If God took everything away from you that took you away from Him, what would you have left?” and “If God treated you as you treated others, how would you be treated?” As I pondered upon the questions, I must admit that the questions were more difficult than I first imaged. You must understand that my wife knows me more than I know myself at times. She knows how to pose questions that challenge me and make me stop and think. Naturally, my wife is also a member where I pastor. She wants her pastor to walk the walk, thus practice what he preaches, and accomplish more than Jesus (just joking about the last one). Really, she wants what is best for me, as well as for the congregation I serve. So in her wisdom she has learned to pose challenging questions to make me think, face reality and answer those tough questions. The questions posed cause me to ask myself, “Am I really giving God first place in life, am I really doing it for God, am I really giving God my best,” as well as “Am I truly treating others as I would want to be treated?” These are vital questions that need to be addressed if we are serious in our walk with Jesus. As I thought more and more about the challenging questions, I began to ask God to search the depth of my soul and reveal unto me what I needed to truly know and change in life. What I discovered was the fact that there was plenty of room for improvement. There are times when a person can get caught up in self-righteousness, thinking that we are good enough, or doing enough, as well and thinking there is no room for improvement, and people do notice it, especially God. We need to really examine ourselves and ask tough questions and face reality. As I prayed and searched for Scriptural references to the questions, I begin to realize that we, as Christians, also drift away at times from the core ministry of Jesus. When we spend the appropriate time we need to with Jesus in the Word of God and in prayer, we are able to face reality and find an answer to those tough, challenging questions. We are then equipped and able to practice what the Scripture teaches. So, I pose to those that read this article the same questions, “If God took everything away from you that took you away from Him, what would you have left?” and “If God treated you as you treated others, how would you be treated?” I challenge you to stop and think about the questions, “Am I really giving God first place in life? Am I really doing it for God? Am I really giving God my best?” as well as “Am I truly treating others as I would want to be treated?” Reality is tough to face, but it is necessary if we really are serious in our walk with Jesus. Accept the challenge and search for Scriptural references bathed in prayer and openness to hear what God's Word has to say unto you. There is always room to grow and improve in our walk with Jesus. An open Bible and an open heart will give us an obedient and willing heart, and our walk with Jesus will be even sweeter. Notice that I did not give any Scriptural references. This was for the sole purpose that I want to encourage and challenge you to pray and let the Holy Spirit guide you to the Scripture God wants to use to speak personally to you concerning the questions. He may lead you to the same Scriptures He led me to, or some different Scriptures or some of both. It is what God has to say that matters most and the Spirit of Truth will definitely guide you. I will be writing various articles that will cover the various questions in the near future. So look out for the articles in the local paper or on my web-site at www.benjiedyal.com and compare notes. 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Contributors to this report include Jacob Bembry and the Florida UMC Children's Home. Troubled, abused and neglected children will soon have a new place to find safety and shelter. The Florida United Methodist Children’s Home near Orlando is expanding and building a north campus in Pinetta. Called the Madison Youth Ranch, it is located on more than 300 acres of donated land, part of which was the former Barksdale Farm, and will serve children from across the state. The former owner of Barksdale Farm, Shirley Ann Bacigalupo, was a school teacher and a foster parent. In her will, she bequeated her land for special children. Mrs. Barksdale died in Sept. 1994. Some referrals for the ranch will come from state agencies, including the Department of Children and Families. While some of the children are placed through DCF, others are often placed by their families due to behavioral issues or other family problems. The Ranch is scheduled to begin accepting children in the fall of 2014 with a total of three buildings nearing completion. This includes two residential facilities that will house 8-12 children each. House parents will stay with the children. “You're not trying to take the place of family,” Preston Mathews, Madison County resident and former house parent for the Florida UMC Children's Home said. “You're trying to give them the kinds of things families should be giving them. It's not about turning knobs to straighten kids out; it's about showing the kid you love them and there's not but three ways to let a kid know you love them – to tell them, to write it down and to hug them.” “The ranch is bringing many opportunities and many different ways for people to volunteer their services and give of their time, their talents and then also give of their money,” said Diane Sullivan, a member of the First United Methodist Church of Madison. “If you'll go back to your childhood and imagine at a certain time when you were most scared as a child and how terrible that was for all of us,” posed Billy Sullivan, husband of Diane, and along with her one of the donors to the Madison Youth Ranch. “Most of us came out of it. It didn't last too long or it was an unfounded fear. Most of these kids that we get down there, that's their reality. They wake up to that every day.” “We were on board from the beginning,” Bunny Maultsby said of she and her husband, John. “We know that there's just a big, big need in this area. I just felt like John and I have been so blessed in our lives that this is a way to give back and what a wonderful way to do it, transforming the life of a child.” The Maultsbys are members of the First United Methodist Church of Madison. The Madison Youth Ranch will include residential and therapeutic care as well as plans to eventually implement Equine Assisted Therapy. The Florida United Methodist Children's Home Madison Youth Ranch is being constructed at 1647 NE Captain Buie Road in Pinetta. A ceremonial groundbreaking was held on Sept. 18, 2012. To donate to the ranch, please visit www.allchildrenfirst.org or call (386) 668-5088. For more information please contact Merrilu Bennett at (386) 801-7411. Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, April 2, 2014 € 5B Path of Faith Florida United Methodist Children’s Home Expands To Madison County

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Path of Faith 6B € Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Jimmy Fletcher Ordained As Minister Photo submittedJimmy Fletcher is pictured with the members of the ordination committee, who ordained him as a minister on Sunday, March 23. Front row, left to right: Rev. Jackie Watts, Rev. Toney Hill and Rev. Preston Gainey. Back row, left to right: Tim Thompson, Rev. Gerald Greenlee, Rev. Jimmy Fletcher, David Wesson, Johnny Carroll, John Jackson, Ed Sapp and Buddy Sapp. Dr. Mike Miller is not pictured. By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Jimmy Fletcher was ordained as a minister on Sunday evening, March 23, at Hopewell Baptist Church. The ordination committee, composed of Rev. Preston Gainey, pastor of Hopewell Baptist; Rev. Toney Hill, pastor of Greenville Baptist; Rev. Gerald Greenlee, pastor of O'Quinn Baptist in Georgia; Dr. Mike Miller, Director of Missions for the Middle Florida Baptist Association; and Rev. Jackie Watts, pastor of Fellowship Baptist, as well as Tim Thompson, Johnny Carroll, David Wesson, John Jackson and Ed and Buddy Sapp, asked Fletcher questions before he spoke at the service. Following the questioning, Greenlee charged Fletcher and Gainey challenged the church. Fletcher was officially presented with his ordination papers and his license. Fletcher currently serves as the pastor of Sirmans Baptist Church. He and his wife, Amy, have two daughters, Macy and Cally.

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Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, April 2, 2014€ 7B Path of Faith Funds Being Raised For Robert Sealey Family Photo submittedRibbons are being sold to raise money to help the family of Robert Sealey, who has renal cell carcinoma. Shown back row, left to right: Amanda and Robert Sealey. Front row, their children: Kayla and Kyle Sealey. By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Friends and family on Facebook are sporting green ribbons to support Robert Sealey in his battle against renal cell carcinoma and some are sporting the ribbons on their clothes and magnets on their cars in support of him. The ribbons are being sold as a fundraiser to support him by his sister-inlaw, Ashley, wife of his brother, Edward Hutchinson. Plain ribbon vinyl decals are available for $10 each, baseball ribbons (which are limited) are available for $10 each and car decals are available for $5 each. All proceeds will go to support Robert and his family. T-shirts may be available soon. To order the ribbons, please call Ashley Hutchinson at (850) 971-5474 or (850) 673-1471. The Sealey family attends Bible Deliverance Church, where Robert's grandfather, Rev. Thomas Thigpen, is the pastor. Death To Life Celebration Services Set For Holy Week By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. For the first time ever, not only will Madison County have Holy Week services during the noon day but they will also have Death to Life Celebration services in the evening. Services begin each evening with food being served in the fellowship hall of the host church at 6:30 p.m. This will be followed by the service beginning at 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The first service will be held on Monday, April 14, at Hopewell Baptist Church. Rev. Toney Hill, pastor of Greenville Baptist, will be the guest speaker. The second service will be held on Tuesday, April 15, at Sirmans Baptist Church. Rev. Preston Gainey, pastor of Hopewell Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. The Wednesday service will be held on April 16 at St. John's Baptist Church. Rev. Jimmy Fletcher, pastor of Sirmans Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. The Thursday evening service will be held on April 17 at New Home Baptist Church, with Rev John Ballard, pastor of St. John's Baptist, as the guest speaker. The Good Friday service will be held on April 18 at Greenville Baptist Church, with Rev. Benjie Dyal, pastor of New Home Baptist, as the guest speaker. All are welcome to attend any or all services.

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Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, April 2, 2014€ 9B Path of Faith Scammers Target Facebook Users Posing As Pastors And TV Evangelists By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. One day last week, this writer received a friend request from a television evangelist that he was following on Facebook. The writer somehow doubted that the request was legitimate, but curious, he accepted the request to see what was going on. Almost immediately, he began receiving messages in his inbox from the alleged evangelist. The first messages were asking for any specific prayer requests, then the real questions began. The new “friend” began asking if the writer believed in the “seed of faith.” That immediately raised another red flag. Soon, the person was asking for a donation to an orphanage in Africa. Questions swirled through the writer's mind, like “Why would a person who is the pastor of a huge church and who has a very busy schedule take the time to send a person they don't know a private message on Facebook?” and “Is this really the person they claim?” Of course, it was not the person they were claiming to be. It was a scam. When this writer replied that he did not have the money to donate that day, they immediately turned up the pressure on him. This writer then immediately “un-friended” them. According to the Better Business Bureau ( www.bbb.org ), the scam involves copycat accounts of television evangelists and pastors who have large congregations. It is one of the many unfortunate scams that have arisen during the days of high speed technology. A quick search done on search engines on the computer, such as Bing, Yahoo or Google will quickly reveal that the charity does not exist and that the Facebook account is a fraud. Do not share, like or comment on the fake accounts. This will show up in the newsfeed of your friends, who may also fall into the trap of believing the accounts are real and they may “friend” the scammers. To report the phony account to Facebook, go the timeline of the account and click on “Report/Block,” the select “Submit a Report.” Click on “Report (Name's) Account” and then “Confirm.” Click on “This person is pretending to be me or someone I know” and when instructed, complete the on-screen directions. Please beware of any potential scammers who are trying to misrepresent themselves. Many see Christians, because of the generosity of many, as easy prey. Protect Yourself

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Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, April 2, 2014€ 11B Path of Faith By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance. So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, and said, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we don’t know where they have put Him!” So Peter and the other disciple started for the tomb. Both were running, but the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first. He bent over and looked in at the strips of linen lying there but did not go in. Then Simon Peter came along behind him and went straight into the tomb. He saw the strips of linen lying there, as well as the cloth that had been wrapped around Jesus’ head. The cloth was still lying in its place, separate from the linen. Finally the other disciple, who had reached the tomb first, also went inside. He saw and believed. (They still did not understand from Scripture that Jesus had to rise from the dead.) Then the disciples went back to where they were staying. Now Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus’ body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot. They asked her, “Woman, why are you crying?” “They have taken my Lord away,” she said, “and I don’t know where they have put Him.” At this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did not realize that it was Jesus. He asked her, “Woman, why are you crying? Who is it you are looking for?” Thinking He was the gardener, she said, “Sir, if you have carried Him away, tell me where you have put Him, and I will get Him.” Jesus said to her, “Mary.” She turned toward Him and cried out in Aramaic, “Rabboni!” (which means “Teacher”). Jesus said, “Do not hold on to Me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. Go instead to My brothers and tell them, ‘I am ascending to My Father and your Father, to My God and your God.’” Mary Magdalene went to the disciples with the news: “I have seen the Lord!” And she told them that He had said these things to her. (John 18:1-20, New International Version) On Easter morning, April 20, churches and communities around the world will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ with sunrise (or “Sonrise”) services. Madison County will be no different as churches around the county will rise with the sun to celebrate the rising of the Son on the third day. The places for the services are varied. Midway Baptist Church will hold their service at 7 a.m. at the church, located at 328 SE Midway Church Road. This will be followed by a prayer breakfast. In the City of Madison, Faith Baptist Church will be holding their service around Lake Francis. The time, as on all mentioned in this article, will be at 7 a.m. Hickory Grove Methodist will host a sunrise service in the cemetery, located on NE Hickory Grove Church Road. Lee First Baptist Church and Lee United Methodist Church will hold a sunrise service at Lake Brittany, located next to the Lee Town Hall. There may be many more sunrise celebrations in Madison County celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ who died for our sins. If you know of any, please email Jacob Bembry at jacobbembry@hotmail.com and we would be glad to include them in The Path of Faith. Churches And Communities To Celebrate Resurrection With Sunrise Services

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Wed. April 2, 2014VOL. 50 NO. 33 www.greenepublishing.com 50 cents Index2 Sections, 26 Pages Local WeatherViewpoints 2A Around Madison 3-9A School 10A Sports 11A Classieds 12A Legals 13A Health 14A Path of Faith Section B Purple Pinkies Fight Polio At Pinetta ElementarySee Page 10A City Work Crews Repair Sinkhole At Lake FrancesBy Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. City of Madison staff and Madison Engineering met Monday, March 31 at the sinkhole at Lake Frances to discuss courses of action. According to Tim Bennett, City Manager, they are also contacting the Citys insurance carrier, Florida Municipal Insurance Trust, to seek their guidance. This is a work in progress, said Bennett. We want to make sure were looking at all options to find the best solution. The 12-foot deep, four-foot wide sinkhole opened up Thursday, March 27, and immediately filled with water. City crews responded by vacuuming the water out of the hole, then filling the hole with dirt as a temporary fix until a more permanent solution could be found. Friday, March 28, the sinkhole reopened, sinking to four feet. City crews returned to the site and placed more dirt into the hole and covered the hole with plywood. The crews also fortified a nearby street pole with support beams to keep it from falling on Lake Shore Drive. The pole carries electrical power to operate the aerating fountain on Lake Frances.Photo Submitted By Tim Bennett Madison In-Town Shuttle Could Come To A Sudden StopBy Rose Klein Greene Publishing, Inc.Shawn Mitchell, the operations manager for Big Bend Transit, addressed the City Commission on the upcoming nancial status of the Madison InTown Shuttle. After taking the podium, Mitchell said he came to the meeting to start a discussion, not ask for money. The Madison shuttle is funded entirely by the Florida Department of Transportation (DOT) and has been running on a three-year cycle. A state grant started the in-town shuttle in 2006 and funded the service until 2009. During the shuttles second three-year cycle, DOT has funded the shuttle service since 2011, but funding will come to a halt June 30 of this year. Mitchell, on behalf of Big Bend Transportation, has given data to the City Commission, asking them to partner with the shuttle in an effort to keep the service running. At the meeting, Mitchell talked to the Commission on possible ways to make the shuttle more economical. Ideas of businesses advertising with the service and shortening shuttle hours were discussed. Mitchell said 78 percent of the shuttles services were used before 2:30 p.m. and closing at that time, instead of the 6 p.m. time they currently close, could save money and increase the possibility for services to continue. Mitchell told the Commission, closing the shuttle would have a large impact on Madisons citizens as the shuttle is in effect, Madisons city bus system, with some residents being dependent on the service. Currently, the in-town shuttle runs Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7:30 a.m.6 p.m. On those days, about 30 people use the shuttle, costing individuals only 50 cents per ride. Mitchell said among the people who depend upon the shuttle are public housing residents, students and the elderly. Some of the stops the shuttle makes for riders in the city are apartment complexes, the Health Department, grocery stores, pharmacies, Madison County Courthouse, North Florida Community College, the Library, a daycare and the hospital. Mitchell stressed the importance of these stops and the fact that the shuttle was more than just a convenience for some Madison residents; it was their only source of transportation. Wrapping up his discussion, Mitchell said, The shuttle system belongs to the citizens of Madison. For more information on Madisons In-Town Shuttle, call Big Bend Transit, Inc. at (850) 9734418.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, March 26, 2014The in-town shuttle makes one of its regular morning stops at the Winn-Dixie in Madison.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, March 18, 2014Shawn Mitchell, Operations Manager for Big Bend Transit, briefs the City Commission on the nancial needs of the Madison In-Town Shuttle. Miss Madison County Pageant To Highlight Saturday MorningBy Emerald Greene Greene Publishing, Inc.Madison County's children and sophisticated young ladies will take the stage this Saturday, April 5, for a chance to become part of Madison County's next "royal family." The "Baby to Junior" pageant and "Teen Miss Madison County" and "Miss Madison County" will be held at the Madison County Central School, on Hwy 90 West, Saturday morning at 10 am. The audience will watch as children, ranging from birth 12 years old, will put on their best attire and smile in order to compete in their various age categories. Queens, and their respective courts, and will be chosen in each age division. Each age division will also see a winner named in the optional categories of Miss Photogenic, Prettiest Dress, Prettiest Hair, Prettiest Smile and Best Stage Presence. Spectators will also find themselves captivated by the Miss and Teen Miss contestants vying for the coveted annual Miss and Teen Miss Madison County Queen titles. The contestants will compete in Sportswear/Casual Wear and evening gown competition. Each age division will also see a winner named in the optional categories of Miss Photogenic, Prettiest Dress, Prettiest Hair, Prettiest Smile and Best Stage Presence. General admission is $5, students $3, and children three and under are free. So, come and support the outstanding youth of Madison County for what is to be a day of sheer elegance and sophistication. CorrectionAword was left out of a sentence in Health Ofcials Weigh In Over Sewage Spills, in the March 28, 2014 edition of the Madison Enterprise-Recorder. The sentence, on Page 3, should have read, The Georgia Environmental Agency probably would not make any dollars ow south to Madison to cover testing anyway. Madison Fire Department Holding Boot DriveBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.This Friday, look for members of the Madison Fire and Rescue Department at the intersection of Base and Range Streets, and maybe another nearby intersection, holding a Boot Drive. Fire Chief Bruce Jordan said it will last from about 3 p.m. 5 p.m., to help raise funds for a headstone for the late Madison County Sheriff Deputy Marcus Jones. The boot drive is part of a grassroots effort with the MCSO, the Fire and Rescue Department, and any individuals who would like to donate to the cause.See Boot Drive On Page 3APhoto SubmittedDep. Marcus Jones Madison Man Arrested For Attempted BurglaryBy Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc.AMadison resident was arrested for the attempted burglary at Gunslingers Pawn on SW Duval Avenue Monday, March 31 at 12:45 a.m. According to the Madison Police Department report, Ofcer Johnson responded to a call about an activated burglary alarm at Gunslingers Pawn. He noticed the glass door was broken and a large rock lying on the ground beside the door. According to the MPD report, Cpl. Rosenberg stayed on scene while Ptl. Johnson canvassed the area. Ptl. Johnson made contact with Keith Williams. On scene, Cpl. Rosenberg viewed the security tape and described the suspect to Ptl. Johnson. Cpl. Rosenberg described a dark colored varsity type jacket with a logo on the rear, dark pants and white shoes. According to the report, this described what Williams was wearing. Ptl. Johnson put Williams in the back of the car to await Cpl. Rosenberg so that he could identify whether Keith Williams See Burglary On Page 3A

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Ididnt see the recent movie Monument Men but I did read the book (Back Bay Books, 2009) by Robert Edsel with Bret Witter. I heard that the movie had trouble developing the characters. Since any book can address that issue and others in much greater detail than a two hour movie, I thought it was a much better source for understanding the true story. Looting during time of war is nothing new, but the Nazis took it to new levels. They specifically targeted the art treasures of Europe, both those that were privately owned and those that belonged to the state museums of occupied countries. The Nazi theory was that many of these treasures had formerly been Germanic and this was merely an action to return them to the rightful place of origin. They were pretty loose in their interpretation. Dont forget that Adolph Hitler was a failed art student. He had a chip on his shoulder over his rejection and intended to correct this oversight with a magnificent museum to house these treasures in his hometown of Linz, Austria. He commissioned Reichsleiter Alfred Rosenberg to develop a strategy and organization (the ERR) to exploit Europes great works of art for use by the Nazis. Along the way, many high ranking Nazis like Herman Goering saw this as an opportunity to line their own pockets which they did with abandon. Art works owned by Jewish families were simply stolen. All of their property (and eventually their lives) was confiscated under the Nuremburg Laws. The wealth generated by this thievery helped to fund the war. Jewish families, particularly those in France, had accumulated significant works of arts over centuries. This represented the first prey for the Nazi gangsters. Nothing was sacred to the Nazis. They vandalized the churches across Europe stealing statuary, icons and altars. As the war progressed and eventually worsened for the Nazis, they stepped up their looting on an industrial scale. This artwork, including the Germans own which was spirited away to prevent destruction by allied bombs, was housed in dozens of underground mines, particularly salt mines in Bavaria and neighboring Austria. The Allies were concerned about the safety of this artwork and its return to the rightful owners. SACEUR commander Dwight Eisenhower set up a Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives section to find, recover and catalog the stolen art works of European civilization. A handful of art experts were assigned to each army with this task as their mission. In a sense, the Monuments Men as they were called engaged in the worlds greatest treasure hunt. It was a race against time because of the poor storage conditions the artwork was exposed to and because some fanatical Nazis intended to destroy their treasure by blowing up the mines a final act of vindication. The massive trove in the salt mine at Altaussee, Austria was destined for destruction. This treasure of incalculable value was saved by dedicated mine workers and art lovers who removed the explosives and sealed the mine to prevent destruction. If you have ever visited Mad King Ludwigs fairyland castle of Neuschwanstein, then youre acquainted with this magical place. The Nazis filled this castle with the art looted from France. A custodian at Paris Jeu de Paume by the name of Rose Valland kept careful inventory of each art work and its shipping destination. Her clandestine research that she provided to monument man James Rorimer proved invaluable in locating so much of the looted treasure. Im particularly grateful to the bravery and tireless dedication of the Monument Men. I developed an interest in art history at an early age by visiting the Ringling Gallery in Sarasota. In college, I took an elective course in the subject and have enjoyed visiting some of the worlds great galleries including: the National Gallery (Washington); The Prado (Madrid); The Louvre (Paris); the Uffizi (Florence); and the Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam). These places are particularly inspirational to me. My favorite artist is Johannes Vermeer and my favorite period is Impressionism. The damage that the Nazis accomplished in just five years is incalculable. Much of the art has been returned to their previous owners or their families but the search is still on and each year, new finds and litigation will dominate the news of the art world. Last year, thousands of modern art paintings were discovered by German authorities in a Munich apartment belonging to the son of a war-era art dealer. The search for the provenance of this lost art goes on. The mission of the Monument Men continues.Grilled cheese sandwiches are a food loved by both kids and adults. The sandwiches are uncomplicated to make and requires very little in the way of preparation. A few slices of buttered bread, some cheese and a skillet are all you need to make a quick lunch or dinner. Besides being simple to make, it is also simple to eat. Kids love it for the honest avor of the straightforward ingredients and the gooiness of the melted cheese that ows from the cut edges of the bread. The sandwich most adults remember from their past was American cheese slices between white bread that had been covered in butter and toasted to a golden brown. Soup, especially tomato, was a common side to the sandwich. Since around 2011, the classic grilled cheese started to transform and began growing in popularity, establishing itself as a prevalent food trend. Versions of grilled cheese can now be found on food blogs and recipe sites on the Internet, in food trucks that sell them curbside and restaurant menus, all the way from pubs to very ne eateries. Eating at my friend Hollys house this past weekend, I was excited to nd out we were having grilled cheese and tomato soup. Holly is a great cook so I knew it wouldnt be the average sandwich and soup combo. The sandwich ingredients were prepared and laid out for us so we could personalize our sandwich by choosing the ingredients we like. The soup wasnt just plain tomato soup from a can; it was homemade tomato bisque, smooth with cream and just a few chunks of tomato for bite and avor. The base of the sandwich was Muenster cheese and sourdough bread. The add-ins was caramelized onions, sauted mushrooms, mustard and kale pesto. Everyone had a good time selecting their ingredients and then experiencing their customized sandwich before lumbering to the patio to digest the huge amount of cheese we had all just consumed. Todays grilled cheese has many variations of the three major components. Breads could include white, whole grain, rye, brioche, sourdough and even cinnamon-raisin. Cheeses could be a combination of cheddar, hot pepper, fresh mozzarella or goat cheese, Brie or pimento cheese. Add-ins could be proteins such as bacon or ham; fruits such as apples or fresh gs; vegetables such as spinach or avocado and spreads such as jam, mustard or barbecue sauce. As many foods there are that you like, are the many endless combinations you could create when making your own gourmet grilled cheese at home. But, if youve had a hard day and need some comforting or just need something quick and easy, a little bit of cheese and butter with two slices of bread (crust optional) might just help you feel like a kid again.www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014 2A Madison County CarrierVIEWPOINTS& OPINIONS Letter To The Editor National SecurityJoe Boyles Guest Columnist Searching For Ambrosia Rose KleinColumnistThere are Major Problems Happening At The MCCSGreene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, March 28, 2014A grilled cheese sandwich, gooey and overowing, made gourmet by adult additions.Grilled Cheese Gets All Grown Up I am writing you because I am unsure where else to go. My girlfriend and I have been having incidents involving the central school. We have tried to work with the school for resolutions to several different issues. They have denied any issues. We have contacted both our school board representative, as well as the superintendent. Both have acknowledged that there were numerous issues regarding the central school. However when we proceeded to nd solutions, they changed their tone and refuse to acknowledge any issues; to the point where the superintendent said that if we weren't happy, we could pull the kids out of school. We do not have money to put the kids through private school, and as you know, the central school is the only school for middle school grades. We have had issues such as a kid having a keychain light (used to see to get to the bus stop at 6:30 in the morning) taken away for reading on the bus. Administration calling to say that a kid is going to ISS for misbehavior, but they don't know what happened. Upon asking for details so the appropriate discipline can be taken at home, the administration stated they would nd out and call us back. We never heard from administration, and the child was never sent to ISS. When calling administration, they answer the phone very unprofessionally. Like it is their personal phone. Speaking as one would who lives on the street. They do not hesitate to hang up on parents if they disagree with them. Its been little nit picky things, but they've been adding up all year. The kids have always had decent grades and have been good students. They come from a more advanced Georgia school, but are struggling here, with the teachers and administration. Where they used to like school, they now despise it. The worst thing is the cover ups. They WILL NOT admit to having any issues in the school. On 3-11-14, The oldest (14), and only girl, was at a boys and girls club after tutoring. Upon picking her up, we received information about a situation that had happened. She had been approached by a 14 year old student asking her for sex. She does not even really know what it is. She felt very uncomfortable, declined and left. A few minutes later, she went into the restroom, and shortly after, she was confronted by this boy again, inside the female restroom. The boy was begging for sex and being extremely graphic. Luckily, there was another girl using the restroom and when the boy heard her, he took off, assuming it was a teacher. The girl backs up the story 100%, but did not visually see the boy. The Boys and Girls Club said they would investigate. After realizing the severity, we contacted MCSO (3-12-14). The SRO knew the boy immediately. He is a trouble maker. The victim requested an interview with a female ofcer, because she is shy and extremely embarrassed. During the interview, at the central school, they were not allowed privacy. Teachers and administration kept entering, despite knowing there was a law enforcement interview being conducted. Evidently, since there was no video evidence, and the other girl in the restroom didn't see the boy, the SRO said that there really wasn't a case. I disagree, I think it can easily be harassment stalking, and even aggravated stalking. The ofcer seemed to indicate that they'd get him next time. Next time what? After he rapes someone? From his graphic speech, who can be sure it hasn't happened already? Anyway, less than 2 hours after this traumatic interview, the victim was given after school suspension. The reason, not bringing a book to LUNCH. The girl has never been in trouble, not once. I believe it was in retaliation. The administrator that handed out the punishment had walked by numerous times during the interview and knew what was going on. On 3-21-14 I went to the school to talk with administration about their numerous issues and lack of action regarding the suspect. The whole time, the administrator never stopped smiling at me. He at out denied having hung up on parents. I was there, and no better. He denied ever cursing in front of kids (Including the n word), yet I have heard it from numerous kids. When I asked about punishment for the suspect, he stated that the investigation was over. I asked about what happens to the next little girl, or what would have happened if the victim hadn't been as lucky to have another person using the restroom. He refused to admit the kid was even in the female's restroom with any ill intent. That has been the schools philosophy. Deny it until it goes away. Earlier in the year, a teacher was arrested for inappropriate text with a former 16-year-old student. The students were told that if they talked about it, they would be written up. Usually if something such as this happens there is a grief counselor or something. Upon bringing it up to administration, they refuse to talk about it. Period. School board members seem to take the disgraced teacher's side. Even offering up excuses that this 16-year-old had done this with more people. While that may, or may not be true, the fact is, this teacher engaged in inappropriate conversation with someone underage. The denying of this fact is truly astounding to me. Unsurprisingly, the school is a failing school. 3 D's and the most recent F. It is failing the students, the county, the parents, and the community. The kids do not have books to bring home, because the school can't afford it. However, they have no problem buying a golf cart. I feel as tho everything possible to cover up the "attempted rape" is being done. The suspect is still at school with no penalties, and still at the Boys and Girls Club with no penalties. I am very upset at the indifferent attitude regarding this, from administration. I am hoping that there can be some publicity brought to this issue. Perhaps something can be done to prevent this from happening and maybe even start addressing ANY of the schools problems. Kristopher ArnoldMonuments Men

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Madison County Carrier 3A AROUNDMADISONCOUNTYWorld NewsBy Rose Klein Established 1964 A weekly newspaper [USPS 324 800] designed for the express reading pleasure of the people of its circulation area, be they past, present or future residents. Published weekly by Greene Publishing Inc. 1695 South SR 53, Madison, FL 32340. Periodicals postage PAID at the Post Ofce in Madison, FL 32340. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to MADISON COUNTY CARRIER, P.O. Drawer 772, Madison, FL 32341-0772. This newspaper reserves the right to reject any advertisement, news matter, or subscriptions that, in the opinion of the management, will not be for the best interest of the county and/or the owners of this newspaper, and to investigate any advertisement submitted.All photos given to Greene Publishing Inc. for publication in this newspaper must be picked up no later than 6 months from the date they are dropped off. Greene Publishing, Inc. will not be responsible for photos beyond said deadline. P.O. Drawer 772 Madison, FL 32341 (850) 973-4141 Fax: (850) 973-4121 2013E-mail Information:News news@greenepublishing.comAdvertisement ads@greenepublishing.comClassifieds / Legals classifieds@greenepublishing.comWeb Site: www.greenepublishing.com PublisherEmerald GreenePath Of Faith WriterJacob BembryStaff WritersLynette Norris, Rose Klein, Jessie BoxGraphic DesignersTori Self Hunter GreeneAdvertising Sales RepresentativesJeanette Dunn, Shanna SwopeBookkeeping Brooke KinsleyClassified and Legal AdsCheltsie KinsleyDeadline for classieds is Monday at 3 p.m.Deadline for legal advertisements is Monday at 5 p.m. There will be a $7 charge for affidavits.Circulation DepartmentSheree MillerSubscription Rates:In-County $35 Out-of-County $45 E-Edition $25 ($5 add on to existing subscription) (State & local taxes included) Burglary Cont. From Page 1ATeen Wins Rotten Sneaker Contest In New YorkIn New York, a 12-year-old girl from New Mexico won the 39th edition of the rotten Sneaker contest. Jordan Armstrong entered the Odor-Eaters sponsored contest, held at Times Square and won $2,500 for having the smelliest sneakers. Judge and smell expert, Dr. Herz said, Its not enough that the sneakers repel me. They should make me feel faint, or wish I had a clothespin or gas mask nearby. Thats the kind of stink that takes home the gold. Contestants are judged on how bad their shoes smell and what their footwear looks like. The champion confessed that her sneakers got dirty and smelly because she never takes them off. Shes worn them for the past two years to school, to the park, playing sports and even to bed.Man Strikes Girlfriend With Anger Management BookIn Spartanburg County, S.C., a man was charged with criminal domestic violence after hitting his girlfriend with an anger management class book. According to the Sheriffs ofce, 23year-old Tyler Ford and 22-year-old Sheelah Thompson began to ght and Thompson said Ford threatened to kill her before popping their infant daughter on her legs for crying. When Thompson tried to get the child away from him, Ford allegedly struck her with his book. Thompson retaliated by slashing Ford with a box-cutter. Police discovered Ford already had a prior criminal domestic violence conviction and handed him a second charge. Thompson was charged with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature.Man Arrested For Riding Tricycle NudeIn Lakewood, N.J., a 31-year-old man was arrested and taken to the hospital after he was found under an apartment stairwell, naked and chewing on glass and cigarette tobacco. Police were called to the scene after Jermaine Jones was seen riding through the apartment complex on a kids tricycle in the nude. Police arrested Jones and charged him with being under the inuence of a controlled dangerous substance, after he admitted to ingesting cocaine. Jones was also charged with disorderly persons offenses for being naked in public.Williams was the subject on the security tape. Cpl. Rosenberg positively identied Williams as the suspect. According to the report, when interviewed, William denied burglarizing Gunslingers Pawn. Williams has been charged with attempted burglary. Boot Drive Cont. From Page 1AMarcus Jones, a Madison County High School graduate, worked several months with the Taylor County Sheriff's Department before joining the Madison Police Department in 1995. In April 2003, he joined the Madison County Sheriff's Department and became a school Resource Ofcer in April 20130, with the ranking of Deputy Sheriff. A year later, he died suddenly and unexpectedly, leaving behind three sons and a daughter. His grave still does not have a marker, but the MCSO wants to make that happen and will make that happen; together with the Madison Fire Department, they invite all who would like to help, to make a donation in his memory. Madison Man Charged With DUI Submitted by Madison County Sheriffs OfceMadison County Sheriffs Ofce deputies received a request from the Madison Police Department Sunday, March 30, at 8:44 p.m. to assist in locating a vehicle that was recently involved in a hit and run incident at Gibson Mobile Home Park.According to the report, a short time later a deputy located the vehicle that was suspected to be involved in the Hit and Run traveling North on State Road 53 outside of the city limits. The deputy notied ofcers with the Madison Police Department and then conducted a trafc stop on the suspect vehicle. According to the report, while awaiting Madison Police Department ofcers to arrive at the scene of the trafc stop, the deputy identied the driver as Detrick Deon McIntyre of Madison. The deputy detected a strong odor of an intoxicating beverage coming from within the vehicle and asked McIntyre to exit the vehicle. The Deputy noted that McIntyre was unsteady on his feet and had trouble maintaining his balance. MPD ofcers arrived on-scene and conducted an interview with McIntyre. After the interview was completed, the deputy began a DUI investigation. McIntyre was asked to perform a series of standardized eld sobriety exercises to determine his ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. McIntyre agreed and attempted each exercise but was unable to successfully complete them. McIntyre was placed under arrest without incident and transported to the Madison County Jail where he provided a breath sample of 0.083 and 0.082. According to Madison Police Chief Gary Calhoun, the hit and run incident is still under investigation and the Madison Police Department has sent charges to the States attorney to decide if they want to pursue aggravated battery. Detrick Deon McIntyre Man Arrested For DUI Submitted by Madison County Sheriffs OfceMadison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that on Sunday, March 30, at 7:27 p.m. a deputy of the Madison County Sheriffs Ofce was on routine patrol on Bellville Road (CR 150 E) in the area of the Bellville Bridge when he observed a Gray Dodge truck traveling at a high rate of speed.The deputy conducted a trafc stop on the Gray Dodge truck for unlawful speed and requested the driver to provide his drivers license. The driver appeared disoriented and handed the deputy the keys to the Dodge truck and had trouble retrieving his drivers license and was asked to exit his truck. The deputy detected a strong odor of an intoxicating beverage coming from the driver and further noted the driver was unsteady on his feet and had trouble maintaining his balance. The driver was identied as Paul J. Wadman. After completing the enforcement action, the deputy began a DUI investigation. Wadman was asked to perform a series of standardized eld sobriety exercises to determine his ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. Wadman agreed and attempted each exercise but was unable to successfully complete them. Wadman was placed under arrest without incident and transported to the Madison County Jail. While being transported, Wadman began to vomit and spit in the back of the patrol vehicle. Wadman provided a breath sample of .301 and .299. Paul J. Wadman HEY! WERE ON FACEBOOK!Check us out and become a fan of our page![ Greene Publishing, Inc. ]Its never been easier to share your local news with friends and family!

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Obituaries www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014 4A Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Community CalendarFranklin Delano Bell" Peace to each manly soul that sleepeth; Rest to each faithful eye that weepeth" November 15, 1933 January 8, 2014. Franklin Delano Bell, 80, died January 8 in Apopka. Bell was a retired Air Force mechanic. Bell was born in Lee and moved to Central Florida 55 years ago. He was a Baptist. He is survived by his children, Michelle Newton, Richard Bell, Carla Kinsey and Charles Bell, his sister, Ruby Register and six grandchildren. He is preceded in deaths by his parents George and Mamie Bell, sisters Lucille Davis and Virginia Bell, and brothers Colon, Charles and Jamie Bell. His funeral was January 22 in Bushnell National Cemetery in Bushnell with full military honors. Keith Anthony Wilhoite, 37, passed away on Friday, March 14, in Live Oak. Keith was born on December 29, 1976 in Nashville, Tenn., but lived most of his life in Live Oak. He is survived by his son, Anthony Baine Wilhoite of Lee. He is also survived by many other family members and friends and preceded in death by his father, Rayburn Lee Wilhoite, Sr. Keith is most recently remembered for working the night gate at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park until 2012. He had recently accomplished his lifelong goal of earning his high school diploma in November 2013. He loved automobiles of all kinds, enjoyed working on them and attending car shows and races. He loved the river and loved kayaking and canoeing. However, he loved nothing any more than he loved his son and often said that Anthony was the one thing he did right in his life. He was an extremely proud Dad! Keith will be missed by those who knew and loved him, leaving a void in our lives. A memorial service will be held to celebrate Keiths life on Sunday, April 6, at 2 p.m. at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park on the deck overlooking the river next to the Grande Hall. Rev. Craig Williams will be ofciating. Arrangements trusted to ICS Cremation and Funeral Home 357 NW Wilks Lane Lake City, FL 32055 (386) 752-3436. www.icsfuneralservices.com.Keith Anthony Wilhoite Hall & Groover To WedMr. Daryl Henry Hall, Sr., of Madison and Ms. Lee Anne Henderson Hall of Lee proudly announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Jessica Lynn Hall to Mr. Jason Lee Groover, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Lawrence (Bubba) Groover, Jr. of Cherry Lake. A graduate of Madison County High School, the bride-elect attended Florida State University, receiving her Bachelors of Science degree in Retail Merchandising and Product Development. Jessica is employed by Turners Fine Furniture of Tallahassee/ Thomasville where she works as the stores Visual Merchandiser. Jason graduated from Madison County High School and attended North Florida Community College, receiving his Associate of Arts degree. He is currently employed by the City of Tallahassee, as the Properties Coordinator at Tallahassee Regional Airport. Jessica is the granddaughter of Mr. Alvin Henderson of Lee, Ms. Wanda Henderson of Lee, Mr. and Mrs. Fredrick G. Hall, Sr., of Jacksonville, and Ms. Carole Ann Mothershed of Houston, Texas. She is the great-granddaughter of Mrs. Flarrie Richardson of Lee. The groom-to-be is the grandson of Mrs. Mary Groover of Madison and the late Mr. James (Jimmy) Groover and Mrs. Susie Groover of Madison. He is also the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lasseter of Lee. The wedding will take place on the evening of April 26, 2014 at Honey Lake Plantation in Greenville. April 4 The Greenville Library will be hosting a book signing, Friday, April 4, from 5-7 p.m. Local author, Marvin Merv Mattair, will be autographing copies of his book, My Royal Swag: Viewing Life in HD, and can be purchased for $13. A Royal Social complete with music and finger foods will accompany the signing. For more information, contact Library Manager, Kenya Dennis at (850) 948-2529. April 4 Madison County High School Cheerleading tryouts are coming up. There are two meetings that must be attended. The first meeting is a mandatory pre-tryout meeting, Friday, April 4, at 4 p.m. in the gym. The second meeting is tryouts for JV and Varsity, Monday through Thursday, April 1417, from 4-5:30 p.m. in the gym. Contact Ruth Ann Latner for questions at (850) 464-0236 or ruth.latner@madisonmail.us April 10 The Womans Club is having its annual fundraiser Thursday, April 10, with a luncheon and fashion show at the Womans Club building on Lake Frances, beginning at noon. Tickets are $25 each and must be reserved by Tuesday, April 1. For tickets or reservations, see any Womans Club member or contact Ms. Dale Sowell, (850) 973-6576. April 12 The Junior Auxiliary of Madison County is hosting their annual Father/Daughter dance on Saturday, April 12, 6-8 p.m. at the Madison Womens Club. The Girls Just Wanna Have Fun dance is $10 per ticket and covers the entry for one father and up to three daughters. A 5x7 photo will be taken at the event. Tickets are available at Odiorne Insurance and Madison County Community Bank. For more information, contact Jamie Andrews at (850) 6737803. April 21 Final deadline for the Miss Relay for Life Pageant is Monday, April 21. The pageant date is Sunday, April 27 at 3 p.m. For more information on the pageant or for applications, please contact: Danyel Rucker at (850) 673-8539; danyelrucker@hotmail.com or Renae Williams at (850) 673-8492; renaewilliams67@hotmail.com. Visit St. AugustineBy Jessie Box Greene Publishing, Inc.St. Augustine is known as the Ancient City for all of the history that has happened there. It offers a variety of exciting places to explore and have fun. There is Ripleys Believe It or Not! Museum, Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, Alligator Farm Zip line and Potters Wax Museum. Ripleys Believe It or Not! Museum According to Ripleys Believe It or Not! Museum website, the building was built by Standard Oil partner William G. Warden, which later became the hotel, Castle Warden, after being purchased by Pulitzer Prize winning author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and her husband Norton Baskin. Robert Ripley did not create the museum. He frequently stayed in the hotel. After his death in 1949, Castle Warden was purchased to house his collections, which included rosaries made of human bone and a drum kit featuring two human skulls fused together and covered with human skin. The collection of weird and fascinating artifacts has grown and has over 800 exhibits, artifacts and artwork. Other attractions that Ripleys offers is the Red Train Tour and the Ghost Train Tours. According to Ripleys website, the Red Train Tours takes you around St. Augustine and one loop is seven miles. This includes 24 stops and, from start to nish, takes approximately 90 minutes. A new tour begins every 15-20 minutes at all stops. Ripleys Ghost Train Adventures is a 90 minute paranormal investigation that takes you down the streets of St. Augustine, stopping at many of the local haunts, including the old Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, the Public Burying Grounds of 1821 and the 1800s haunted Castle Warden. Alligator Farm Zip Line The Alligator Farm in St. Augustine started offering a new adventure a couple of years ago. According to the Alligator Farm website, the Crocodile Crossing is a zip line and aerial obstacle course. You can experience the feeling of standing over crocodiles as they bathe in the sun. It includes two different courses. The Sepik River Course is the shorter course of the two. It takes approximately 45 minutes for completion. The course is 20-feet high and includes three zip lines. Then, if you havent had enough fun, upgrade to the Nile River Course, which is longer and more difcult. According to Alligator Farms, you should allow two hours to complete this course. You are 60-feet above the ground and there are nine zip lines. They now offer, Dark Side of the Zoo, where you can zip line at night. This adventure is a modied version of the Nile River Course and includes six zip lines and 23 obstacles. If you want to know what the alligators and crocodiles do at night this is perfect for you. This adventure also includes a nocturnal reptile tour, which include the great Maximo. Potters Wax Museum Potters Was Museum in St. Augustine offers over 160 wax gures. According to Potters Wax Museums website, the newest addition is Tiger Woods. They are also going to be adding Halle Barry and Robert De Niro to the collection soon. Potters Wax Museum is open seven days a week. Adult tickets are $10 and children's tickets are $7.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Madison County Carrier 5AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Run For Lundy5K Walk/Run on April 5, 2014First Name ________________________ Last Name ______________________ Address ____________________________________________________________________ City ______________________________ State _______ Zip____________ Telephone (_____)___________________ Male _____ Female _____ Age on Race Day ______ Emergency Contact __________________________________________ *Awards given to top 5 nishers of the 5K Waiver: I know that running a road raced is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter and run unless I am medically able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race ofcial relative to my ability to safely complete the run. I assume all risks associated with running in this event including but not limited to falls, contacts with other participants, the effects of weather, including high head and or humidity, trafc, and the conditions of the road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the LPN students, volunteers, and all sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event. I grant my permission to all the forgoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, recording or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose. Signature ________________________________________ Date ________________ If under 18, parent/guardian signature ________________________________________________ Date ________________ Date: April 5, 2014 Registration: 7:00 A.M Start Time: 8:00 A.M. Entry Forms May be dropped off at: Java Connections: 105 E Ellis St. Perry, FL Perry Sheriffs Ofce: (Located in the Perry Courthouse) Ragans Ace Hardware: 805 S Jefferson St. Perry, FL Busy Bee in Madison, FL Place: 5K starts at Java Connections Fee: $10 Make Checks Payable to: Run for Lundy ALL PROCEEDS WILL GO TO DEPUTY LUNDY AND FAMILY By Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc.Five students in the NFCC LPN Class of 2014 are hosting a 5K run/walk for Taylor County Deputy Robert Lundy, who was wounded in the line of duty. The Run for Lundy 5K will be taking place on April 5 at 8 a.m. Registration starts at 7 a.m. The race starts at Java Connections in downtown Perry. You can sign up in advance by applications located at Java Connections, Ragans Ace Hardware and the Sheriffs ofce in Perry. The Busy Bee in Madison also has applications. You can also register the day of the race. Registration fee is $10. Please make checks out to Run for Lundy. The rst ve to complete the race will be awarded a prize. Perry Spine Center will be there giving massages to the participants before or after the race. Sunrize Stitches Custom Embroidery in Perry has tshirts that you can pre-order for the race. The Taylor County Sheriffs Ofce will have a booth set up selling Run for Lundy tshirts and wristbands. All proceeds will go directly to Deputy Lundy and his family. If you have any questions, the email is runforlundy@outlook.com or nd them on Facebook at the Run for Lundy page. Run For Lundy Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, March 6, 2014The PreK and Kindergarten students from New Testament Christian are shown wearing their cat hats to celebrate Dr. Seuss month. Pictured left to right are Sarah Jones, Aiden Johnson, Caedmon Green, Travis Twiford, Sawyer Agner and Kadyn Lewis. Madison Golf And Country Club Reopens Grandly With Champions DinnerBy Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.The Madison Country Club, under the new ownership of Frank Bump Faircloth, had their rst major event at the end of February and it could only be called a success as every seat in the newly enlarged dining room was taken. The Champions Dinner was created by Faircloth to honor all past golf champions from the Pot Williams tournaments, previously held at the club. The evening started with a social hour that included stories from two notable champions and Pot Williams daughter. Walt Lamb Sr., the 1964 champion, was the rst champion to speak to the crowded room, and drew plenty of emotion from attendees as well as Lamb himself. Next up was, Rock Fraleigh, who also had plenty of stories to tell and kept guests entertained with bits of humor throughout his reminiscence. The last speaker before dinner was Pot Williams daughter, Bess Maxwell, who spoke fondly of her memories at the club, watching the games and lounging underneath a shade tree, no longer there. Maxwells touching words was a tting stopping point before the meal. Dinner was prime rib, prepared by Danny Terrell, who Bump was able to lure into the kitchen, saying Terrells famous prime rib t the occasion perfectly because it was not only delicious but nostalgic, as it was frequently served at past club events. Shelbys Catering rounded out the meal with sides and desserts. After dinner the talks and tributes to past champions continued and included Colin Howerton, Chad Smith, Billy Sullivan, Dale Brown, Jarrod Sullivan, David Jackson and Frank Eldridge. All past champions received bright red jackets with the Madison Golf and Country Club logo, designed especially for the occasion, which will enable them to attend all future events at the club for free. Faircloth said the evening was an awesome event and the club plans to do it again next year. He said everyone told him they had a good time, loved the story telling, hearing the history of the club and was looking forward to the following year. All in all, Bump said, I was very pleased and satised. The Madison Golf and Country Club Pot Williams tournament for 2014 is coming in May, and if you think you might like a shot at earning one of those red jackets, mark your calendar. The mens tournament will be Saturday and Sunday, May 3-4, and will start at 9 a.m. This year, for the rst time, the club will also hold a Ladies Pot Williams tournament that will be held Thursday, May 1, and will also start at 9 a.m. To sign up for the tournament or for more information, call the club at (850) 973-6701. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, February 28, 2014It is standing room only in the full dining room, as guests visit before dinner. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, February 28, 2014Rock Fraleigh, on left, prepares to talk as Bump introduces him to the evenings guests.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, February 28, 2014Walt Lamb Sr., the 1964 Pot Williams Champion, looks handsome in his red country club jacket.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Rose Klein, February 28, 2014Celebrity of the evening, Bess Maxwell, speaks of the man the champion tournaments are named for, her father Pot Williams. Dr. Seuss Lives On

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By Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.If you like gospel music, plan to attend the 55 Plus Club's April 9 meeting. 55 Plus, an outreach of United Methodist Cooperative Ministries, is free and open to everyone who is 55 or older, regardless of faith or race, with no dues, no fees and no registration. Just show up, bring friends, bring an appetite and be prepared to have a good time, either listening to music, or hearing presentations about topics of interest to seniors. The Club meets the second Tuesday of every month at noon, out at the UMCM building, 135 NW Dill Ave., just off the Valdosta Highway (about ve miles north of town). Each month, a different UMCM member church hosts the meeting and provides a delicious lunch. This month, Hickory Grove and Pinetta United Methodist Churches are the hosts, with Mike Humphrey and Friends providing an inspirational set of gospel music. For more information on the 55 Plus Club or other outreach ministries of the UMCM, or if you need directions to the UMCM building, call coordinator Deborah Brown at (850) 929-4938. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014 6A Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Make 2014 the year you change your life CLASSES IN MADISON STA RTMBachelors Degree Programs Business Administration with specialization in Management Computer Information Systems Criminal Justice Elementary Education Health Care Management Human Services Psychology Full-time students may be eligible for the Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG) Approved for VA Benets/GI Bill Classes now forming in Madison(850) 973-3356 madison@saintleo.edu What you need for where youre going Now offering The Doctorate of Business Administration (Online and On Campus) ou need for wher What y e y ou need for wher e going r ou dministration A usiness B ee egr re s D achelor B dministration ograms r r ee P dministration A usiness B with specialization in nformation Computer I anagement M anagement e M ealth Car H ducation lementary E E ustice riminal J C ystems S dministration with specialization in nformation anagement ducation N The D ing fer w of o N octorate of The D chology sy P ervices uman S H G) rant (FRA G esident ida R lor F be eligible for the ull-time students may F ervices ccess A esident be eligible for the ull-time students may usiness B The D nline and O (O dministration A usiness octorate of The D ampus) n C nline and O V ed for v o ppr ro A ill enets/GI B B adison in M w for Classes nowww A VA madison@saintleo.edu (850) 973-3356 ming w for.saintleo.edu/mp www madison@saintleo.edu (850) 973-3356.saintleo.edu/mp The E.M.S. Building Is FinishedBy Jessie BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. Madison County E.M.S. has ofcially moved into the new building located on U.S. 90. E.M.S. has been in the building for two years but the building is nally done with all renovations needed. According to Will Rutherford, of Clemons, Rutherford and Associates, the building can withstand 180 M.P.H. winds and is essentially bomb proof. Im sure we will still have some things that go wrong but coming from a house trailer, not a new house trailer but an old house trailer and part of the old jail to where we are now, this community has something to be proud of, said Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart. Im proud of it and Im going to stay with it as long as I can to make it be successful. Sheriff Stewart was sure to thank everyone who had a part in the process of completing the building. Weve got a lot of good people here and I appreciate what they do, said Sheriff Stewart. I appreciate the support we get from the commissioner and I appreciate the extra effort that went into this project. I know this was a long time coming. The contractors that work on the building include AOK Electric, Bryan Electric, Ice Age Refrigeration, Madison Plumbing, First Communications and AK Associates. The departments that helped include Emergency Management, Road Department, Solid Waste and Recycle Department and the Madison Correction Institution Work Camp. The 911 responders have yet to move in. They plan to be in by the rst part of April. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jessie Box, March 26, 2014The ambulance entrance at the new E.M.S. building is built perfectly for every single ambulance. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jessie Box, March 26, 2014E.M.S. Billing Specialist Lori Collins and Paramedic Lisa Jordan chat as they enjoy the opening. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jessie Box, March 26, 2014Sheriff Ben Stewart, Department of Corrections Assistant Warden Glenn Young, Department of Corrections Colonel Darrell Valentine, Department of Corrections Sergeant David Floyd, County Commissioner Justin Hamrick and Correction Ofcer Johnny Stevens (from left to right) are sh own talking while attending the opening luncheon for the new E.M.S. building. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jessie Box, March 26, 2014The new E.M.S. building, as seen from Hwy U.S. 90 West. Good Time Gospel Music Planned For 55 Plus Club Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Jessie Box, March 26, 2014County Engineer Consultant Bill Steves, Road Department Coordinator Lonnie Thigpen and County Commissioner Ronnie Moore attended the opening.

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By Rose Klein Greene Publishing, Inc.Relay for Life of Madison will be holding their annual Survivor Dinner Thursday, April 3 at 6 p.m. This dinner will be a time to remember and celebrate, with family and friends, individuals who have fought and survived cancer. The dinner will be held at Fellowship Baptist Church, located at 1997 NE Colin Kelly Hwy. and will be served in the fellowship hall. The Madison County High School Jazz Band will provide dinner entertainment. For questions about the dinner, call Renae Williams at (850) 673-8492 or Nancy Taylor at (850) 9715655 after 5 p.m. By Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.Palm Sunday is almost here, and this year, the Palm Sunday weekend (Friday and Saturday, April 4 and 5) includes a chance to hear the Madison Boys Choir perform in the RATT Pact Theater Building on Range Street. For the last few weeks, the Madison Boy's Choir has been rehearsing a selection of music for the Palm Sunday weekend performance, and they will be selling tickets for each performance. The RATT Pact Theater holds an audience of 50 adults, with space to sit on the floor for children under ten. The choir has three performances scheduled so far: two evening performances on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5, beginning at 7 p.m., and a Saturday matinee performance beginning at 3 p.m. If tickets for all three shows sell out and there is enough interest in a fourth show, there could be a Sunday afternoon matinee as well, also at 3 p.m. As an added treat, the Treasures of Madison County Museum plans to be open during each show's intermission, and members of the audience can catch a glimpse into Madison's history. For tickets to the Madison Boys Choir Palm Sunday performances, see any choir member. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Madison County Carrier 7AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Madison Boys Choir Rehearsing For Palm Sunday WeekendGreene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, March 25, 2014Marquez Jones gets a set of tickets to sell from show producer Tim Dunn.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, March 25, 2014Posed in front of their Wall of Fame in their rehearsal studio are some of the Madison Boys Choir members. Starting with the back row and going left to right are Jamarian Robinson (Treasurer), La'Jarius Bryant, Tykeem McCray, Ja'Bryan Butler, Xavier Dobson (Vice President) and Chad Jo hnson (President). Second row, left to right are Darius Henley, William Haynes, Jeremy McKnight and Derrick Wills. Kneeling in the front row are Marquez Jone s and Jayvion Wills. Not pictured are Breon Seabrooks (Secretary), Kammeron Joseph (Student Director), Desmond Roberson, Jr., Darrien Moorie, Jamarian Stevenson, Dontavius Brown, Tarray Jones, D.J. Burton (Parliamentarian), Courtney Straughter, Ortavious Thompkins, Jordan Bowles, Jaylon Reeves, Nion Francis, Jarkarti Brown, Desmond Roberson, Sr. (Director) and Daniel Graham (Director). Relay For Life Hosts Survivor Dinner *To register, visit www.sgmc.org/events or call 229.259.4422April 17, 2014 5:30pm 7pmPearlman Cancer Center*Registration required. FREE Oral Cancer ScreeningMouth, Teeth & Gum Exam Participating Physicians: William W. Broadfoot, Jr, DDS James C. Broadfoot, DMD Heather Colson Hardy, DMD Joseph L. Kirbo, Jr, DDS Edwin L. Lamb, DMD Charles Stewart, DMD Shane Wood, DMD Barclay J. Woodward, DMD Or h&G T T Mh ral Cancer Scr FREE i i i eeth & Gum Exam eening Oral Cancer Scr E visit www er r, egist o r *T To Aprood, DMD Barclay J. W Shane W Edwin L. Lamb, DMD DMD Joseph L. Kirbo, Jr Heather Colson Hardy DD S Broadfoot J r r, William W Participating Physicians: ents or call 229.259.4422 g/ev .sgmc.or visit wwweuirqen riotratsiegR *e C r r ec an C an ml ar eP5:30pm 7pm14 20 7 7, il 1Apr d oodward, DMD ood, DMD Barclay J. W Charles Stewart, DMD DDS Joseph L. Kirbo, Jr r, James C. Broadfoot, DMD eeth & Gum T Te Mouth, ents or call 229.259.4422.rne e t te pm 7pm eeth & Gum Exam Loud & Clearand FREE Florida residents with a hearing loss are eligible to receive a free amplied phone from the non-prot Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. Cordless and corded phones for persons with mild to severe hearing loss are available at 23 distribution centers statewide. Limit one per customer.CONTACT YOUR AREA CENTER FOR DETAILS Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. 1820 E. P ark Avenue, Suite 101 Tallahassee, FL 32301 800-222-3448 (v) 888-447-5620 (tty)Current FTRI clients: If your phone isnt working properly or your hearing has changed, or should you no longer need your phone or are moving out of Florida, call FTRI at 888-554-1151 for assistance.

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The Madison County Sheriffs Office will be facilitating its next Concealed Carry Weapons class on Saturday, April 5. The National Rifle Association (N.R.A.) First Steps Pistol course is the foundation for the sheriffs office eight hour concealed carry class. In addition, information is provided to ensure that each student is aware of what they can expect to take place before, during and after violent confrontations and how they, as individuals, can best prepare for these dynamics. We emphasize to our students how important it is to value life and to employ less lethal options when the circumstances permit, but we want our students to be confidently prepared. The Florida standards for legally carrying a concealed firearm may not be sufficient to prepare for violent confrontations. Our goal is to fully prepare law abiding citizens for the complex dynamics of violent confrontations while helping to preserve each of our 2nd Amendment rights. This class far exceeds the requirements to apply for the State of Florida Concealed Carry Weapons Permit for residents and non-residents. The Florida Concealed Carry Weapons permit is honored in 36 states. These classes are taught by N.R.A. multi-discipline law enforcement firearms instructors who have military, S.W.A.T. and violent confrontation experience. The cost for this course is $65. The cost goes down for additional people in a group. A large portion of these course fees will support youth adventure camps sponsored by the sheriffs office as well as other free courses for the community. If you would like to register for this class, or if you have any questions, please contact Captain Mark W. Joost at (850) 5190947. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014 8A Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY > Six Month Introductory APR as low as 1.99%, and as low as 4.25% thereafter* > No closing costs on lines up to $250,000** > Possible tax benets^ > Fast, easy approval up to 100% LTV > Interest-only payment option availableApply for a Home Equity Line of Credit just like a loan, and once youre approved you can access this cash up to your full available credit limit whenever you need it. Stop by today or apply* online at www.ccbg.com.*Subject to Credit Approval. The introductory rate will be in effect for the rst six (6) months after your account is opened. Upon expiration of the introductory rate, all balances will accrue interest at the variable standard Annual Percentage Rate, which can range from Prime + 1% to Prime + 4.5% using the JP Morgan Chase Prime (JPMCP) rate (currently an APR of 3.25%) not to exceed 18% at any time. Information accurate as of 03/10/2014. 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If you close your Credit Line and we release our lien within three (3) years from the date of closing, you will owe a prepayment penalty of 2% of the line amount, not to exceed $1,500. Owner-occupied property only and CCB must be in a valid rst or second lien position. Refer to HELOC application or ask your banker for complete details. This offer may be withdrawn at any time. ^Consult your tax advisor about possible tax benets. GREAT RATE. GET IT NOW!4.25%* APR/CURRENT VARIABLE RATE1.99%* APR/6 MONTH INTRODUCTORY RATE 343 West Base St. | 973.4161 www.ccbg.com/sale Concealed Weapons Class To Be Held SaturdayQuestion Of The Week Jasmine Evans The past, so I could correct some mistakes I have made. Kenya Dennis The future, because if I know whats ahead of me, I can better prepare for myself and my family. Patricia Kauffman The past, because it was cheaper! Katelyn Scarboro The future, so I could see what life actually has in store for me. Reginald C. Reddick The future, I like new style and want peace in the world. Zabriel Dawkins The past, because I want to be a kid again. Would you rather travel to the past or the future? Recall Updates Oscar's Smoke House Oscar's Smoke House is recalling 11 of its cheese spread varieties, due to possible listeria contamination. The seven-ounce containers in question are labeled with lot numbers 719-959. Fresh Express Fresh Express is recalling its Italian Salad, in 6-oz. and 10-oz. containers, with use-by date of March 26, and product code H071A11A, also for possible listeria contamination. Lipari Foods Lipari Foods is recalling sunower seeds and snack food mixes for possible listeria contamination. The product names include Zoppity and Pic-a-Nut. For the complete list, visit their website. Parker Foods Listeria concerns also hang over the Parker Foods recall over the weekend; listeria has an incubation period of up to 70 days, so the USDA will remain on alert for any listeria-related illnesses for the next few weeks. Parker Foods is a Midwestern-based company, but with widespread distribution through retailers like Costco. For a full update on the Parker Foods story, visit their website.Just a reminder to everyone that you can read the actual Madison County Carrier and Madison Enterprise-Recorder newspapers online. The online edition of the newspaper (called an e-edition) is available not only on computers, but also on iPads, Kindles, other tablets, iPhones and Android phones. A one year subscription to the e-edition is only $25 per year. The online e-editions become available for viewing every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon. If you would like to subscribe to the e-edition and the print edition, you simply need to add ve dollars to the cost of the print subscription. Current print subscriptions are $35 in-county and $45 out-of-county. To view a sample of the e-edition, go to online.greenepublishing.c om.To start your subscription today, or for more information, call (850) 973-4141 or emailnews@greenepublishing.comso we can get the information on how to get the online edition to you. Read Your Local Papers Online

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By Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc.As the veterans of World War II become fewer and fewer, there is a growing recognition among those who know and love them, and other Americans as well, that we are losing something precious, as one by one, they slip away. This once large brotherhood of soldiers, survivors of an epic battle that reshaped the world, fought all over the world, in the islands of the Pacic and in the trenches of Europe. Then they came back to us and quietly resumed their lives in the community. We know them as grandpa, uncle, husband, brother or dad. They may be the neighbor down the street, the former Sunday School teacher, the retired minister, worker, clerk, or professional the aging gentleman in the Veteran's Day parade, or in the park, or sitting quietly on a porch, or in a favorite chair in the living room. But they are just a handful now, becoming fewer every day. Those who love them become ever more aware of the need to let these last few remaining ones know, once more and in no uncertain terms, that even though the war was over decades ago, their service and their sacrice is not forgotten. Jacob Silvanus Brother Jake Phillips is one such World War II U.S. Army veteran, a man who will be 95 in a few weeks (May 4). Big Bend Hospice is helping him, his wife Judy, and his daughter Jean McWilliams navigate the nal part of his life journey, with a team that includes nurses Linda O'Brien and Karen Hebert, Rev. John Peterson (social worker), Rev. Andy Creel (chaplain), and Valor for Veterans Program Coordinator Lucile Palmer. On a brisk, windy March day, Carlton McCall and Jack Pittman, veterans themselves, who volunteer for BBH's Valor For a Veteran Program, gathered with Jake Phillips, his immediate family and his extended church family from the First Baptist Church. McCall, a veteran of Vietnam and Korea, and Pittman, also a Korean veteran, were there to help honor the World War II veteran in an ofcial ceremony, publicly thanking him on behalf of all Americans. Members of the FBC Men's Bible Class, which Phillips taught for about ten years were there. He was in his 90s when his health declined to the point where he could no longer teach, and the class is now led by Geoff Hill. Minister of Music Jim Carey and his wife Beth, Dennis and Thelma DeHart, Howell and Carolyn Edwards, Sam and Evie Lamb, Jack and Betty McLeod, Bobby and Margarete Tolar, Rev. Ronnie and Gwen Combass, Tommy Combass, Delores Swift, Billy and Kara Washington and their children Gage and Lillian gathered in the living room, where Pittman and McCall led the Pledge of Allegiance and read aloud from an ofcial letter of gratitude signed by the Executive Director of BBH. Undoubtedly echoing the sentiments of all those gathered in the room, the letter spoke of gratitude for the opportunity to be present and honor a World War II veteran. We thank you today for defending our freedoms and those of others...we thank you for putting your life on hold to defend our country...it will not be forgotten. There were gifts of an American ag and a red, white and blue afghan knitted by the volunteer women of Hospice. Thank you for this program, said Phillips, among the smiles and few tears from those gathered around him. Thank you for having a program of this nature...after World War II, there were a lot of veterans out there...I'm afraid a lot of them were overlooked, he added, bringing to mind many others who also served, and deserved gratitude as well, even though their names might not be known. In a nal gesture, all veterans present in the room, from World War II to Iraqi Freedom, gathered around Phillips' chair, stood at attention and saluted him, a band of brothers from different wars, but who were at that moment, of one heart. As on of them noted, Regardless of how we vote or what we say, we still live in a pretty good country. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Madison County Carrier 9A AROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Hospice Honors Jake Phillips With Valor For VeteransGreene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, March 26, 2014Jake Phillips takes a moment with his family. On the left is his wife, Judy, and on the right is his daughter, Jean McWilliams.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, March 26, 2014As veterans themselves and as volunteers for Big Bend Hospice's Valor For A Veteran Program, Jack Pittman and Carlton McCall stand beside Jake Phillips, the man that they have come to honor with a brief patriotic ceremony and a few gifts as tokens of gratitude, including a plaque, an American ag and a red-whiteand-blue afghan.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, March 26, 2014After saluting their fellow veteran Jake Phillips, all the veterans in the room gather around. In the back row on the left side of the picture are Tommy Combass (Vietnam) and Carlton McCall (Vietnam and Korea). In front of them, left to right, are Jack Pittman (Korea) and Dennis DeHart (Cuban Crisis). In the chair in the center is Jake Phillips. To the right, in back is Bobby Tolar (Vietnam and Korea). In the second row is Howell Edwards (World War II) and Sam Lamb (Korea). Kneeling in front is Billy Washington (Iraqi Freedom)

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014 10A Madison County CarrierSCHOOL Call your local Culligan Man today to enjoy all the benets of Culligan Total Home System: Soft water spend less time cleaning Reverse osmosis drinking water. Cheaper than soda! Salt and bottled water delivery Exceptional service Available 24 hoursComplete Water Treatment!850-580-0300CulliganTallahassee.com Receive up to $200 off a Culligan Total Home System. (includes a water softener and drinking water system)$200 OFFDealer participation may vary. Limited time offer. Culligan International Company. Not valid with other offers. Not redeemable for cash. Bad taste or odor in your water? Try a Cu lligan Drinking Wa ter Syste m. Crystal-Clear Glassware Softer and Brighter Laundry Easier Cleaning Cleaner Skin and Hair Great Tasting Water Aucilla Christian Endowment Tops $1 MillionSubmitted by ACA's Ofce of DevelopmentJesus told his disciples if they had faith as small as a mustard seed, nothing would be impossible, not even moving mountains. At Aucilla Christian Academy, that statement of faith is moving, not mountains, but something greater... students. Thanks to benefactors who believe in the school's mission, ACA is reaching a greater number of students for Christ every year in the ve surrounding Florida and Georgia counties it serves Jefferson, Taylor, Madison, Leon and Brooks. ACA was founded in 1970. In 2002, the board of directors felt led to secure the schools future both eternally and nancially by establishing an endowment fund, and now, in 2014, the endowment is just over $1 million. When the endowment fund began, our vision was to reach $1 million, said ACA principal Richard Finlayson. From a worldly standpoint, it was a farfetched goal, but we had great faith that God would bless our efforts, and He has." Over the years, as the endowment fund has grown, ACA has been able to construct a new building and remodel existing facilities on its 57-acre campus, including a new classroom building, walkway improvements, renovations in the historic Demott/Gerry main building, as well as advancements in technology. ACA also has been able to provide needbased scholarships to families who would otherwise not be able to afford a private education. Its an exciting thing to see God moving in the lives of our students, faculty, staff and supporters, said Finlayson. They are the reason we are here and have surpassed our goal with the $1 million investment we now have. This is not just an investment into education, but also into furthering Gods work. God made it all possible and to Him we give all the glory. With the continued growth of the endowment, ACA plans to continue being good stewards by putting the investment right back into the school in all areas, including supporting its faculty and staff with improved compensation to enable ACA to retain and attract Christian educators who are dedicated to the Christian principles the school was founded on. "Our teachers and staff are unique," said Finlayson. "Every faculty member and administrator is expected to mentor our students by example in the way they conduct their own lives. Its one of the greatest strengths we have developed at our school, and they continue to increase the value of our education. Supporters who contribute to the ACA endowment give more than money, they give our school a gift with eternal benets that will affect people who spread the Good News, not just here in our surrounding areas, but around the world for generations to come. For more information on ACA, visit www.aucilla.org or www.facebook.com/aucillachristianacademy. To arrange a school tour or make a contribution to the endowment, contact Finlayson at (850) 9973597. Purple Pinkies Fight Polio At Pinetta ElementaryBy Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc.Do you know what polio is? Rotary president Wayne Conger asked one of the older students at Pinetta as he painted her little finger with purple dye. The girl paused a second, thinking. I believe it's got something to do with paralysis, she said. Perhaps it's not altogether a bad thing that the Pinetta students aren't exactly sure what polio entails. Two, three, or even four generations have been removed from the polio epidemics of the first half of the 20thcentury that crippled or killed thousands of children and left Franklin Delano Roosevelt in a wheelchair, they have no direct memories of the iron lung machines, the crutches and the heavy leg braces that encumbered thousands of children stricken by the disease, or of the giant headlines generated by Dr. Jonas Salk's breakthrough vaccine that ended the scourge in the 1950s. If they have seen any of these things, it was most likely as photographs in history books. They may not even know anyone who had polio, although a few might have an elderly relative who survived a bout with the disease. Nevertheless, they wanted to participate in Rotary International's Polio Plus Project and help raise funds that will get the necessary vaccine to children in countries where polio is still a threat. About 80 students brought in their permission slips from their parents and turned in their donations to the Polio Plus Project as they filed into the library, where Madison Rotary Club members Jennifer Johnson, Ronald Bass, Jim Catron and Wayne Conger painted their fingers purple as a sign of their contribution. One day, because of efforts like these, multiplied many times over, the vaccine will eventually reach every child in the world, finally eradicating the disease. One day, polio will be as far removed from children the world over, as it is from the children of Pinetta Elementary School, and likewise, children of the rest of the United States today. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, March 21, 2014Rotary President Wayne Conger chats with Kamia Henderson as some of the older students move through the line. Clockwise from bottom left and going around the table: Jennifer Johnson, Ronald Bass, Jim Catron, Wayne Conger, Briana Brooks, Tanashiya Jordan, Kamia Henderson and Travecia Bea.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, March 21, 2014Rotarian Ronald Bass applies the purple dye to Pinetta Elementary Principal Beth Moore's pinkie.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, March 21, 2014One of the rst groups of children to go through the line in the library proudly display their purple pinkies to show that they are helping with the Polio Plus Project. Front row, left to right, are Ryan Hughey, Hayden Bull, Katlyn Hammer, April Lopez and Kyleigh Jones. Back row, left to right, are Niera Richardson, Shelby Klinesmith and Alyssa Hammer.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo by Lynette Norris, March 21, 2014The four Rotarians are waiting in the library, preparing to paint little pinkies. Shown back row, left to right are Jim Catron, Wayne Conger, (front row) Jennifer Johnson and Ronald Bass.

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By Fran HuntGreene Publishing, Inc.The Aucilla Christian Academy varsity Lady Warriors hit the diamond against Chiles on March 13 and the Lady Warriors inched their opponent for a 4-3 win, to now stand 11-1 on the season. As a team, at the plate, Aucilla had 25 plate appearances, 21 at bats, three hits, one single, two triples, three RBIs, four runs, three walks and six strikeouts. Whitney Stevens had two plate appearances, two at bats and one strikeout. Ramsey Sullivan had two plate appearances, two at bats and one strikeout. Kelly Horne had three plate appearances, two at bats, one hit, one triple, two RBIs, two runs and one walk. Courtney Watts had three plate appearances, one at bat and one walk. Abigail Morgan had three plate appearances, three at bats and one strikeout. Elizabeth Hightower had three plate appearances, three at bats, one hit, one triple and one RBI. Taylor Copeland had three plate appearances, two at bats, one run, one walk and two strikeouts. Carly Joiner had three plate appearances, three at bats, one hit, one single, one run and one strikeout. On the eld, the Lady Warriors had 26 total chances, ve assists, 21 putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Natalie Sorensen had two total chances, two assist and a elding percentage of 1.000. Sullivan had three total chances, one assist, two putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Horne had nine total chances, one assist, eight putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Watts had two total chances, two putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Morgan had two total chances, two putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Hightower had ve total chances, ve putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Copeland had one total chance, one putout and a elding percentage of 1.000. Joiner had two total chances, one assist, one putout and a elding percentage of 1.000. On the mound, Morgan pitched ve innings, giving up seven hits, two walks, three runs, all of which were earned and striking out ve batters. She was credited with the win. Hightower pitched two innings, giving up one walk and striking out three batters. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Madison County Carrier 11ASPORTS BAILEY MONUMENT CO 740252 Nicole Davis Pitches Two Perfect GamesBy Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc.Nicole Davis, 17, pitcher for Madison High Schools softball team, pitched her second perfect game March 10 against the Taylor County High School team. The Madison Cowgirls won with a score of 150. She pitched her rst perfect game, Feb. 13, against East Gadsden High School. The score for that game was 19-0. Davis is the daughter of Rick and Lisa Davis. Her maternal grandparents from Madison are David and Edwina Ward. Her paternal grandparents from Live Oak are Roscoe and Mary Davis. My family was there and my family came over from Live Oak, said Davis. Im glad that my family could be there for support. They were really excited. Davis has been playing softball since she was seven-yearsold. I just started playing Babe Ruth and I just loved it, said Davis. I started pitching the year after I started. I just love softball. I have a friend, who was pr obably the best pitcher in Madison at that time and I always wanted to be that good, said Davis about why she wanted to be a pitcher. The Madison Cowgirls were runner-up at the state championships last year and are hoping to become the champions this year. Davis stated that it was disappointing to not win state last year but it was a great experience. District championship games begin April 14 at Amos P. Godby High School and the Cowgirls do not know who they are playing rst yet. The other schools in their district are Florida High School, Amos P. Godby High School, East Gadsden High School and Taylor County High School. Davis is a senior and this will be her last year playing softball for Madison County High School. Davis is planning on becoming a dental hygienist when she nishes high school. She had once thought about playing softball in college but she has decided she wants to focus on her career. She doesnt want to leave softball completely behind though. I would love to do pitching lessons, said Davis. If anyone is interested in pitching lessons, Id be interested in giving them. Nicole DavisMadison County Weightlifting Members One Step Closer To StateBy Jessie BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. Members of the Madison County weightlifting team are going to the Sectional meet April 9 at the Maclay School in Tallahassee. Zack Sprenkle, Andrew Strom and Marc Robinson are one step closer to going to the State Championship on April 25. Sprenkle nished rst in the Unlimited Weight Class at the Sub-sectional meet on March 27. Strom nished rst in the 139Pound Weight Class at the Sub-sectional meet. His highest total of the year is 420 pounds with a bench press of 210 pounds and a clean and jerk of 210 pounds, improving from his last highest total of 410. Robinson nished third in the 154-Pound Weight Class at the Sub-sectionals. His highest total of the year is 505 pounds with a bench press of 250 pounds and a clean and jerk of 255 pounds, improving from his last highest total of 475 with a bench press of 235 pounds and a clean and jerk of 240 pounds. Zack Sprenkle Andrew StromMarc RobinsonLady Warriors Inch Chiles

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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 HOME FOR SALE FOR SALE WANTED FOR RENT HELP WANTED HELP WANTEDwww.greenepublishing.com SERVICES Classifieds . . . . . 12A Madison County Carrier Wednesday, April 2, 2014 AUCTIONI 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).3/26 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 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.Call Emerald Greene (850) 973-3497 Leave a message. Ofce Building For Rent Across the street from the Courthouse, on Shelby Street. (between Owens Propane and Burnette Plumbing) Newly Renovated 1120 square foot. Call Emerald Greene 850-973-4141.10/16 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 Would you like to work as a nursing assistant? Become a CNA. Quest Training offers a nurse taught, 40 hr. prep class. No GED required if age 18 yr. Day and Evening classes. 386-362-1065.4/2 4/30, pdSet Of New Tires For a Ford F150 Truck. Size 265/60/18. $400 for the set. Call (850) 464-7296.4/2, 4/9, pdNewspaper Bundles For Sale $1 each Greene Publishing, Inc. 1695 S. SR 53 in Madison (850) 973-4141.3/12 rtn, n/cLazzy Hen Farm Furnished 40 foot trailer close to town for one quiet person. Includes Direct TV, you pay electric. Background check, security required. $350/month. (850) 673-1117.3/5 rtn, 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 MondayJust received a new supply of repo homes Great price! Call for details (386) 466-8315.1/29 rtn, cLooking for a local deer hunting club with available memberships. Call Terry at (850) 997-3922.2/5 rtn, n/c Advertising Sales Representative (salesman) needed. Our newspaper ofce 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 Drivers License a must! Apply in person only at Greene Publishing, Incs newspaper ofce, located at 1695 South SR 53, in Madison. Too Much Junk? Do you have a garage or barn or attic full of junk and want it clean? Granddads barn that needs to be cleaned or removed? Let us make you an offer on it all And we clean it up at the same time. Call 850-973-7916 and leave a message.2/26 rtn, n/c We want your Ghosts!! We are collecting YOUR stories of Ghosts, Goblins, Spooks, Specters, Aliens, Haunted Houses, Paranormal Events, Angels, and any other Supernatural Tales from Madison County and surrounding counties. We want personal experiences, legends, and family traditions. Call 850-973-7916 and leave a message.2/26 rtn, n/cQueen Pillow Top Mattress and Box Set. New, still in company plastic. $195 obo. (850) 596-6437.3/14 4/9, pdBusy medical practice looking for part-time medical assistance. Send resume to CIMG 293 W Base Street Madison, Fl 32340.4/2, 4/9, c Wanted 5 lug 15 inch rim for Ford F150. (850) 661-6868.3/21, rtn, n/c RN On Call Madison County This PRN position will provide evening and weekend On Call for Madison County primarily and occasionally may provide on call coverage for Taylor or Jefferson County. Must have current Florida RN license. BSN preferred. Minimum of 3 years of experience preferably in Hospice or home health. Interested candidates can fax their resume to (850)325-6290 or email to grace@bigbendhospice.org RN On Call Jefferson County This PRN position will provide evening and weekend On Call for Jefferson County primarily and occasionally may provide on call coverage for Taylor or Madison County. Must have current Florida RN license. BSN preferred. Minimum of 3 years of experience preferably in Hospice or home health. Interested candidates can fax their resume to (850)325-6290 or email to grace@bigbendhospice.org EOE/DFWP4/2, 4/9, c Set of four (4) Weld (Mountain Crusher) billet aluminum wheels 8 lug with bolt on center caps. Fits Dodge or Chevy. $200 OBO. Call (229) 460-5296.3/26 rtn, n/c AUCTION SATURDAY APRIL 12 AT 6:30 P.M. MADISON AUCTION HOUSE. 1693 SW MOSELEY HALL RD (CR360) 850 973-1444 SELLING ITEMS FOR HOME, YARD AND SHOP. TO MANY ITEMS TO LIST. SAVE OVER STORE PRICES AND HAVE SOME FUN. 10% BUYERS PREMIUM. MC, VISA, DISCOVER, DEBIT CARDS, CHECKS AND CASH ACCEPTED. AU3968 Brandon Mugge Auctioneer, AB2490.4/2, 4/9, pd Equipment operator needed, minimum three years experience required. Mechanical experience a plus. Must be willing to work nights and weekends. Email resume to valdostamill@yahoo.com.4/2, 4/9, c North Florida Community College, Madison FL., has the following position available: Project Coordinator of Healthcare Information Program. See www.nfcc.edu for details.4/2, 4/9, c

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Madison County Carrier 13A All Legals are posted on line at www.greenepublishing.com ----Legals---3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9 NOTICE OF INTENTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA TO CONSIDER AN EXCHANGE OF COUNTY PROPERTY FOR OTHER REAL PROPERTY _________________________________________________________________ NOTICE IS GIVEN of the intention of the Board of County Commissioners of Madison County, Florida, to consider a proposed resolution authorizing the exchange of certain real property owned by the County for other real property owned by a private party at the meeting of the Board which will be held as follows: DATE:April 9, 2014 TIME:9:00 a.m. PLACE:The Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room Room No. 107 Madison County Courthouse Annex 229 S.W. Pinckney Street Madison, Florida 32340 Terms of the Proposed Exchange 1.The County shall receive that certain parcel of real property located in Madison County, Florida and more particularly described as follows: A portion of Sections 8 and 17, Township 1 South, Range 10 East, Madison County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: BEGIN at an iron pipe marking the southwest corner of the Southeast Quarter (SE 1/4) of said Section 8; thence North 00 West along the west line of said SE 1/4 a distance of 47.07 feet to the intersection of said west line with the northerly and westerly proposed right of way line of SE Balboa Drive (60 foot proposed right of way); thence along said right of way line the following courses: South 89 East a distance of 1081.53 feet to the point of curvature of a circular curve to the left having a radius of 155.00 feet and a central angle of 911; thence along said curve an arc distance of 246.72 feet (Chord: North 44 East, 221.48 feet) to the point of tangency of said curve; thence North 0146 West a distance of 1830.01 feet; thence North 00 West a distance of 453.11 feet to the point of curvature of a circular curve to the right having a radius of 455.00 feet and a central angle of 45; thence along said curve an arc distance of 358.54 feet (Chord: North 21 East, 349.34 feet) to the point of tangency of said curve; thence North 4439 East a distance of 748.82 feet; thence North 44 East a distance of 814.24 feet to the point of curvature of a circular curve to the left having a radius of 395.00 feet and a central angle of 11; thence along said curve an arc distance of 82.36 feet (Chord: North 381 East, 82.21 feet) to the intersection of said proposed right of way line with the north line of the Southeast Quarter (SE 1/4) of the Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) of said Section 8; thence North 89 East along said north line a distance of 69.64 feet to the intersection of said north line with the easterly and southerly proposed right of way line of SE Balboa Drive, said point lying on a non-tangent circular curve to the right having a radius of 455.00 feet and a central angle of 16; thence along said proposed curved right of way line an arc distance of 132.82 feet (Chord: South 35 West, 132.34 feet) to the point of tangency of said curve; thence continuing along said proposed right of way line the following courses: South 44 West a distance of 814.38 feet; thence South 44 West a distance of 748.96 feet to the point of curvature of a circular curve to the left having a radius of 395.00 feet and a central angle of 193; thence along said curve an arc distance of 136.07 feet (Chord: South 34 West, 135.40 feet) to the intersection of said proposed easterly right of way line with the south line of the Southeast Quarter (SE 1/4) of the Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) of said Section 8; thence South 899 West along said south line a distance of 38.22 feet to northeast corner of the West Half (W 1/2) of the Southeast Quarter (SE 1/4) of said Section 8; thence South 00 East along the east line of said W 1/2 of SE 1/4 a distance of 2529.36 feet to the intersection of said east line with the southerly proposed right of way line of SE Balboa Drive, said point lying on a non-tangent circular curve to the right having a radius of 215.00 feet and a central angle of 69; thence along said proposed curved right of way line an arc distance of 262.36 feet (Chord: South 551 West, 246.38 feet) to the point of tangency of said curve; thence North 89 West a distance of 582.55 feet to the intersection of said proposed southerly right of way line with the westerly line of those lands described in O.R. Book 935, page 294 of the Public Records of Madison County, Florida; thence North 16 East a distance of 17.64 feet to the northwest corner of said O.R. Book 935, page 294, said point lying on the south line of said Section 8; thence South 89 West along said south line of Section 8 a distance of 503.17 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 7.28 acres, more or less. SUBJECT TO existing county road right-of-way. Said lands situate, lying and being in Madison County, Florida. 2.The County shall give up that certain parcel of real property located in Madison County, Florida and more particularly described as follows: A portion of Sections 7 and 18, Township 1 South, Range 10 East, being a portion of the present right of way of SE Balboa Drive, being more particularly described as follows: COMMENCE at a concrete monument marking the northeast corner of the Southwest Quarter (SW 1/4) of Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) of said Section 18; thence South 89 West a distance of 302.61 feet; thence along the right of way line of said SE Balboa Drive the following courses: North 00 West a distance of 148.80 feet; thence South 89 West a distance of 60.00 feet; thence South 00 East a distance of 114.83 feet; thence South 89 West a distance of 1901.89 feet to the intersection of the northerly right of way line of SE Balboa Drive with the easterly right of way line of State Road 53, said point marking the POINT OF BEGINNING of the following described parcel; thence North 89 East along the northerly right of way line of SE Balboa Drive a distance of 265.02 feet; thence leaving said northerly right of way line South 73 West a distance of 229.91 feet to said easterly right of way line of State Road 53; thence North 36 West along said right of way line a distance of 75.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 0.186 acres, more or less. Said lands situate, lying and being in Madison County, Florida. 3.No money shall be paid or received by the County except that the County shall pay for all costs of the exchange including, without limitation, closing costs, recording costs, documentary stamp taxes. The proposed resolution may be considered by the Board at any time during the above meeting. The proposed resolution may be inspected by the public during regular business hours at the ofce of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Madison County, Florida, in the Madison County Courthouse, Madison, Florida. All interested parties may appear at the above meeting and be heard with respect to the proposed resolution. The proposed resolution may be modied at the above meeting. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in such meeting, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Tim Sanders, Clerk of Court, at Post Ofce Box 237, Madison, Florida 32341, telephone:(850) 973-1500, at least 3 working days prior to the meeting date; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. DATED on March 12, 2014. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: /s/ Tim Sanders Tim Sanders, Clerk3/26, 4/2 4/2, 4/9 ** OFICIAL** AVISO DE ELECCIONES GENERALES Yo, Ken Detzner, Secretario de Estado del Estado de la Florida, por el presente notico que se llevarn a cabo ELECCIONES GENERALES en el Condado de MADISON, Estado de la Florida, el da CUATRO de NOVIEMBRE de 2014 d. C., para determinar la ocupacin o la retencin de los siguientes cargos: Representante ante el Congreso: distritos 2 y 3 Gabinete de la Florida Gobernador Gabinete de la Florida Vicegobernador Gabinete de la Florida Procurador General Gabinete de la Florida Funcionario Principal de Finanzas Gabinete de la Florida Comisionado de Agricultura Representante Estatal: distrito 7 Tribunal de Apelaciones del 1.er Distrito: retencin de 6 jueces Juez del Circuito, 3.er Circuito Judicial: grupos 4, 6 y 7 Junta Escolar: distritos 1, 3 y 5 Comisionado del Condado: distritos 2 y 4 Distrito de Conservacin de Tierra y Agua de Madison: grupos 1, 2, 3, 4 y 54/2, 4/16 4/2, 4/16

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Snacking often gets a bad rap. But snacking on the right things can actually be good for you. The American Heart Association recommends preparing food at home for nutrition and ingredient control and using low-fat or no-fat dairy products and saltfree seasonings in your recipes. Check out these five great suggestions for heart healthy snacks that not only taste good, but are a good nutrition boost, too. Angel food berry shortcake: Top a slice of angel food cake (naturally fat-free) with a compote made of mixed berries that have been slightly fork mashed and let to sit for an hour on the counter or overnight in the refrigerator. Add a dollop of non-fat whipped topping and unsalted almond slices. Kick it up a notch by dry pan toasting the almonds to bring out a flavor complexity and a nuttier crunch. Love the taste of coffee or mocha? Stir in instant coffee granules and a pinch of cocoa powder to the whipped topping. Greek yogurt fruit dip: Any fruit will taste delicious and feel like a luxurious treat when dipped in a special sweet and creamy fruit dip. An easy heart healthy dip recipe is to simply combine non-fat plain Greek yogurt, a teaspoon of spreadable fruit jam and equal parts non-fat whipped topping. Combine thoroughly. Try dipping strawberries, bananas, apple slices, peach slices and pear slices. Keep the fruit peels on the fruit and pump up the fiber in this snack. Creamy veggie dip: Love creamy snacks but need a bit of veggie crunch to go along with it? Try making a simple dip from fat-free or reduced fat cream cheese, no-salt lemon pepper seasoning (or other favorite salt-free seasoning blend) and a bit of lemon juice. Combine these ingredients well by hand or with a mixer. Slices of cucumber, bell pepper, carrots or any favorite veggie are great companions to this dip, and it is guilt-free, creamy, crunchy and delicious. For a fancy preparation, try cutting veggies into bite-sized pieces and topping them with a teaspoon or two of the dip. Place on a tray and garnish with plain toasted nuts or sunflower seeds. Alternative: Mix sweet and spicy pepper jelly with the fat-free cream cheese. This dip packs a lot of flavor and is a great taste companion for vegetable slices or whole grain crackers. Rice cakes with green apples and garlic herb cheese: You cant beat the taste combination of a tart green apple (peels on), creamy garlic herb cheese spread and a crunchy rice cake. Simply top a rice cake with a tablespoon of low-fat or fat-free herb and garlic cheese. Add a thin slice of green apple on top. If youre not a rice cake fan, substitute whole grain rye crispbread (also known as flatbread or cracker). Savory roasted edamame snacks: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Combine a package of fresh, ready-to-eat soybeans, a teaspoon or two of extra virgin olive oil and two teaspoons of a saltfree seasoning like lemon pepper or make your own seasoning to taste. Toss the beans with the oil and seasoning. Roast uncovered on a low-sided cookie sheet for 10 to 12 minutes or until light brown. Serve hot or room temperature. Alternative: Try a mixture of chili powder, cumin, black pepper and smoked paprika for a great flavor combination that suits roasted edamame nicely.HEALTH www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 2, 2014 14A Madison County Carrier Heart Healthy Snacks

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Section B Madison County Carrier April 2, 2014

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2B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Path of Faith

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Madison County Carrier Wednesday, April 2, 2014 3B Path of Faith Church Calender April 13 The First United Methodist Church of Madison will hold an Easter cantata on Palm Sunday, April 13, during their 11 a.m. worship service. There will be no 8:30 a.m. service that morning. First UMC is located at 348 SW Rutledge Street in Madison. Rev. Bob Laidlaw is the pastor. April 13 The Lighthouse Children's Home Choir will perform a gospel concert at Renewed Life Outreach Center in Greenville on Sunday morning, April 13, at 11 a.m. Renewed Life Outreach Center is located at 1376 Grand Street. A love offering will be accepted for the Lighthouse Children's Home. A fellowship dinner will immediately follow the service. Everyone is welcome. Rev. Chris Peterson is the pastor. April 13 Beulah Baptist Church invites everyone to attend their Palm Sunday service at 11 a.m., on April 13. Special music, which will emphasize the death of Jesus Christ, is planned. The church is located at 1258 NE Beulah Church Road, east of Lee. All are welcome. Rev. T.J. Santerfeit is the pastor. April 13-16 Cherry Lake Baptist Church will hold revival services beginning Sunday evening, April 13, at 6 p.m. Services for Monday, April 14, through Wednesday, April 16, will begin at 7 p.m. There will be special music and guest speakers each evening. Everyone is welcome to attend. Dr. Murrell Bennett is the pastor. April 14 Rev. Steve McHargue, of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, will be the guestspeaker at the Holy Week Service to be held Monday, April 14, at noon at Grace Presbyterian Church, located at 668 North Washington Street in Madison. April 14 Rev. Toney Hill, pastor of Greenville Baptist Church, will bring the message during the Death to Life Holy Week service held Monday evening, April 14, at Hopewell Baptist Church, located at 4730 SW County Road 360 in Madison. Food will be served in the fellowship hall beginning at 6:30 p.m. Service will begin at 7 p.m. Rev. Preston Gainey is the pastor of Hopewell Baptist Church. All are welcome. April 14 The memorial of Jesus Christ's death will be observed on Monday, April 14, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The Kingdom Hall is located at 1802 Colin Kelly Highway in Madison. April 15 Bishop Mike Carson, of Dowling Park Church of God, will be the guest speaker for the Holy Week service to be held Tuesday, April 15, at noon at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, located at 221 SW Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in Madison. Rev. Marcus Hawkins is the church's pastor. A lunch will be served following the service. April 15 Rev. Preston Gainey, pastor of Hopewell Baptist Church, will bring the message during the Death to Life Holy Week service held Tuesday evening, April 15, at Sirmans Baptist Church, located at 168 SW Sirmans Church Way, just off US 221, south of Greenville, south of Interstate 10, 241 exit. Food will be served in the fellowship hall beginning at 6:30 p.m. Service will begin at 7 p.m. Rev. Jimmy Fletcher is the pastor of Sirmans Baptist Church. All are welcome. April 16 Rev. Marcus Hawkins, pastor of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Madison, will be the guest speaker at the Holy Week service to be held Wednesday, April 16, at noon at the First United Methodist Church, located at 348 SE Rutledge Street in Madison. Rev. Bob Laidlaw is the pastor of the church. A lunch will be served following the service. April 16 Midway Baptist Church, located on Midway Church Road, will hold their monthly Family Night dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Service will follow at 7 p.m. April 16 Rev. Jimmy Fletcher, pastor of Sirmans Baptist Church, will bring the message during the Death to Life Holy Week service held Wednesday evening, April 16, at St. John's Baptist Church, located at 5905 NW Lovett Road, northeast of Greenville. Food will be served in the fellowship hall beginning at 6:30 p.m. Service will begin at 7 p.m. Rev. John Ballard is the pastor of St. John's Baptist Church. All are welcome. April 17 Rev. Bryan Phillips, pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Madison, will be the guest speaker at the Holy Week Service to be held Thursday, April 17, at noon at Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, located at 518 Dade Street in Madison. Rev. Charles Evans is the pastor. A lunch will be served following the service. April 17 Lee United Methodist Church will host a Maundy Thursday service on Thursday, April 17, from 6-8:30 p.m., in the church's fellowship hall. The Immersion Experience into Christ's passion will be an evening of fellowship and worship. This will be followed immediately by communion. Everyone is welcome. April 17 Rev. John Ballard, pastor of St. John's Baptist Church, will bring the message during the Death to Life Holy Week service held Thursday evening, April 17, at New Home Baptist Church, located at 1100 SW Moseley Hall Road in the New Home community. Food will be served in the fellowship hall beginning at 6:30 p.m. Service will begin at 7 p.m. Rev. Benjie Dyal is the pastor of New Home Baptist Church. All are welcome. April 18 Rev. Bob Laidlaw, pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Madison, will be the guest speaker at the April 18 Good Friday Holy Week service to be held at noon at the First Baptist Church, located at 134 SW Meeting Avenue in Madison. Rev. Gabe Krell is the pastor. A lunch will be served following the service. April 18 Pine Grove Baptist Church, located at 4084 NE Rocky Ford Road, north of Madison, will hold a Solemn Assembly on Good Friday, April 18, as they end a 40-day fast, praying to see God move in their church. The prayer and worship meeting will begin at 6 p.m. The Solemn Assembly will conclude with a feast of celebration. Rev. Timmy Dyke is the pastor of Pine Grove Baptist. All are welcome to attend. April 18 Rev. Benjie Dyal, pastor of New Home Baptist Church, will bring the message during the Death to Life Holy Week service held Friday evening, April 18, at Greenville Baptist Church, located at 1365 West Main Street in Greenville. Food will be served in the fellowship hall beginning at 6:30 p.m. Service will begin at 7 p.m. Rev. Toney Hill is the pastor of Greenville Baptist Church. All are welcome.

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My wife is a theologian in her own right, although she turns the table, sort of speaking, in offering me questions to answer, which I must support, naturally, with Scriptural references. I have often found the questions to be very intriguing. She has lately posed two questions, If God took everything away from you that took you away from Him, what would you have left? and If God treated you as you treated others, how would you be treated? As I pondered upon the questions, I must admit that the questions were more difficult than I first imaged. You must understand that my wife knows me more than I know myself at times. She knows how to pose questions that challenge me and make me stop and think. Naturally, my wife is also a member where I pastor. She wants her pastor to walk the walk, thus practice what he preaches, and accomplish more than Jesus (just joking about the last one). Really, she wants what is best for me, as well as for the congregation I serve. So in her wisdom she has learned to pose challenging questions to make me think, face reality and answer those tough questions. The questions posed cause me to ask myself, Am I really giving God first place in life, am I really doing it for God, am I really giving God my best, as well as Am I truly treating others as I would want to be treated? These are vital questions that need to be addressed if we are serious in our walk with Jesus. As I thought more and more about the challenging questions, I began to ask God to search the depth of my soul and reveal unto me what I needed to truly know and change in life. What I discovered was the fact that there was plenty of room for improvement. There are times when a person can get caught up in self-righteousness, thinking that we are good enough, or doing enough, as well and thinking there is no room for improvement, and people do notice it, especially God. We need to really examine ourselves and ask tough questions and face reality. As I prayed and searched for Scriptural references to the questions, I begin to realize that we, as Christians, also drift away at times from the core ministry of Jesus. When we spend the appropriate time we need to with Jesus in the Word of God and in prayer, we are able to face reality and find an answer to those tough, challenging questions. We are then equipped and able to practice what the Scripture teaches. So, I pose to those that read this article the same questions, If God took everything away from you that took you away from Him, what would you have left? and If God treated you as you treated others, how would you be treated? I challenge you to stop and think about the questions, Am I really giving God first place in life? Am I really doing it for God? Am I really giving God my best? as well as Am I truly treating others as I would want to be treated? Reality is tough to face, but it is necessary if we really are serious in our walk with Jesus. Accept the challenge and search for Scriptural references bathed in prayer and openness to hear what God's Word has to say unto you. There is always room to grow and improve in our walk with Jesus. An open Bible and an open heart will give us an obedient and willing heart, and our walk with Jesus will be even sweeter. Notice that I did not give any Scriptural references. This was for the sole purpose that I want to encourage and challenge you to pray and let the Holy Spirit guide you to the Scripture God wants to use to speak personally to you concerning the questions. He may lead you to the same Scriptures He led me to, or some different Scriptures or some of both. It is what God has to say that matters most and the Spirit of Truth will definitely guide you. I will be writing various articles that will cover the various questions in the near future. So look out for the articles in the local paper or on my web-site at www.benjiedyal.com and compare notes. 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Contributors to this report include Jacob Bembry and the Florida UMC Children's Home. Troubled, abused and neglected children will soon have a new place to find safety and shelter. The Florida United Methodist Childrens Home near Orlando is expanding and building a north campus in Pinetta. Called the Madison Youth Ranch, it is located on more than 300 acres of donated land, part of which was the former Barksdale Farm, and will serve children from across the state. The former owner of Barksdale Farm, Shirley Ann Bacigalupo, was a school teacher and a foster parent. In her will, she bequeated her land for special children. Mrs. Barksdale died in Sept. 1994. Some referrals for the ranch will come from state agencies, including the Department of Children and Families. While some of the children are placed through DCF, others are often placed by their families due to behavioral issues or other family problems. The Ranch is scheduled to begin accepting children in the fall of 2014 with a total of three buildings nearing completion. This includes two residential facilities that will house 8-12 children each. House parents will stay with the children. You're not trying to take the place of family, Preston Mathews, Madison County resident and former house parent for the Florida UMC Children's Home said. You're trying to give them the kinds of things families should be giving them. It's not about turning knobs to straighten kids out; it's about showing the kid you love them and there's not but three ways to let a kid know you love them to tell them, to write it down and to hug them. The ranch is bringing many opportunities and many different ways for people to volunteer their services and give of their time, their talents and then also give of their money, said Diane Sullivan, a member of the First United Methodist Church of Madison. If you'll go back to your childhood and imagine at a certain time when you were most scared as a child and how terrible that was for all of us, posed Billy Sullivan, husband of Diane, and along with her one of the donors to the Madison Youth Ranch. Most of us came out of it. It didn't last too long or it was an unfounded fear. Most of these kids that we get down there, that's their reality. They wake up to that every day. We were on board from the beginning, Bunny Maultsby said of she and her husband, John. We know that there's just a big, big need in this area. I just felt like John and I have been so blessed in our lives that this is a way to give back and what a wonderful way to do it, transforming the life of a child. The Maultsbys are members of the First United Methodist Church of Madison. The Madison Youth Ranch will include residential and therapeutic care as well as plans to eventually implement Equine Assisted Therapy. The Florida United Methodist Children's Home Madison Youth Ranch is being constructed at 1647 NE Captain Buie Road in Pinetta. A ceremonial groundbreaking was held on Sept. 18, 2012. To donate to the ranch, please visit www.allchildrenfirst.org or call (386) 668-5088. For more information please contact Merrilu Bennett at (386) 801-7411. Madison County Carrier Wednesday, April 2, 2014 5B Path of Faith Florida United Methodist Childrens Home Expands To Madison County

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Path of Faith 6B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Jimmy Fletcher Ordained As Minister Photo submittedJimmy Fletcher is pictured with the members of the ordination committee, who ordained him as a minister on Sunday, March 23. Front row, left to right: Rev. Jackie Watts, Rev. Toney Hill and Rev. Preston Gainey. Back row, left to right: Tim Thompson, Rev. Gerald Greenlee, Rev. Jimmy Fletcher, David Wesson, Johnny Carroll, John Jackson, Ed Sapp and Buddy Sapp. Dr. Mike Miller is not pictured. By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Jimmy Fletcher was ordained as a minister on Sunday evening, March 23, at Hopewell Baptist Church. The ordination committee, composed of Rev. Preston Gainey, pastor of Hopewell Baptist; Rev. Toney Hill, pastor of Greenville Baptist; Rev. Gerald Greenlee, pastor of O'Quinn Baptist in Georgia; Dr. Mike Miller, Director of Missions for the Middle Florida Baptist Association; and Rev. Jackie Watts, pastor of Fellowship Baptist, as well as Tim Thompson, Johnny Carroll, David Wesson, John Jackson and Ed and Buddy Sapp, asked Fletcher questions before he spoke at the service. Following the questioning, Greenlee charged Fletcher and Gainey challenged the church. Fletcher was officially presented with his ordination papers and his license. Fletcher currently serves as the pastor of Sirmans Baptist Church. He and his wife, Amy, have two daughters, Macy and Cally.

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Madison County Carrier Wednesday, April 2, 2014 7B Path of Faith Funds Being Raised For Robert Sealey Family Photo submittedRibbons are being sold to raise money to help the family of Robert Sealey, who has renal cell carcinoma. Shown back row, left to right: Amanda and Robert Sealey. Front row, their children: Kayla and Kyle Sealey. By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Friends and family on Facebook are sporting green ribbons to support Robert Sealey in his battle against renal cell carcinoma and some are sporting the ribbons on their clothes and magnets on their cars in support of him. The ribbons are being sold as a fundraiser to support him by his sister-inlaw, Ashley, wife of his brother, Edward Hutchinson. Plain ribbon vinyl decals are available for $10 each, baseball ribbons (which are limited) are available for $10 each and car decals are available for $5 each. All proceeds will go to support Robert and his family. T-shirts may be available soon. To order the ribbons, please call Ashley Hutchinson at (850) 971-5474 or (850) 673-1471. The Sealey family attends Bible Deliverance Church, where Robert's grandfather, Rev. Thomas Thigpen, is the pastor. Death To Life Celebration Services Set For Holy Week By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. For the first time ever, not only will Madison County have Holy Week services during the noon day but they will also have Death to Life Celebration services in the evening. Services begin each evening with food being served in the fellowship hall of the host church at 6:30 p.m. This will be followed by the service beginning at 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The first service will be held on Monday, April 14, at Hopewell Baptist Church. Rev. Toney Hill, pastor of Greenville Baptist, will be the guest speaker. The second service will be held on Tuesday, April 15, at Sirmans Baptist Church. Rev. Preston Gainey, pastor of Hopewell Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. The Wednesday service will be held on April 16 at St. John's Baptist Church. Rev. Jimmy Fletcher, pastor of Sirmans Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. The Thursday evening service will be held on April 17 at New Home Baptist Church, with Rev John Ballard, pastor of St. John's Baptist, as the guest speaker. The Good Friday service will be held on April 18 at Greenville Baptist Church, with Rev. Benjie Dyal, pastor of New Home Baptist, as the guest speaker. All are welcome to attend any or all services.

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Madison County Carrier Wednesday, April 2, 2014 9B Path of Faith Scammers Target Facebook Users Posing As Pastors And TV Evangelists By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. One day last week, this writer received a friend request from a television evangelist that he was following on Facebook. The writer somehow doubted that the request was legitimate, but curious, he accepted the request to see what was going on. Almost immediately, he began receiving messages in his inbox from the alleged evangelist. The first messages were asking for any specific prayer requests, then the real questions began. The new friend began asking if the writer believed in the seed of faith. That immediately raised another red flag. Soon, the person was asking for a donation to an orphanage in Africa. Questions swirled through the writer's mind, like Why would a person who is the pastor of a huge church and who has a very busy schedule take the time to send a person they don't know a private message on Facebook? and Is this really the person they claim? Of course, it was not the person they were claiming to be. It was a scam. When this writer replied that he did not have the money to donate that day, they immediately turned up the pressure on him. This writer then immediately un-friended them. According to the Better Business Bureau ( www.bbb.org), the scam involves copycat accounts of television evangelists and pastors who have large congregations. It is one of the many unfortunate scams that have arisen during the days of high speed technology. A quick search done on search engines on the computer, such as Bing, Yahoo or Google will quickly reveal that the charity does not exist and that the Facebook account is a fraud. Do not share, like or comment on the fake accounts. This will show up in the newsfeed of your friends, who may also fall into the trap of believing the accounts are real and they may friend the scammers. To report the phony account to Facebook, go the timeline of the account and click on Report/Block, the select Submit a Report. Click on Report (Name's) Account and then Confirm. Click on This person is pretending to be me or someone I know and when instructed, complete the on-screen directions. Please beware of any potential scammers who are trying to misrepresent themselves. Many see Christians, because of the generosity of many, as easy prey. Protect Yourself

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Madison County Carrier Wednesday, April 2, 2014 11B Path of Faith By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance. So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, and said, They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we dont know where they have put Him! So Peter and the other disciple started for the tomb. Both were running, but the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first. He bent over and looked in at the strips of linen lying there but did not go in. Then Simon Peter came along behind him and went straight into the tomb. He saw the strips of linen lying there, as well as the cloth that had been wrapped around Jesus head. The cloth was still lying in its place, separate from the linen. Finally the other disciple, who had reached the tomb first, also went inside. He saw and believed. (They still did not understand from Scripture that Jesus had to rise from the dead.) Then the disciples went back to where they were staying. Now Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot. They asked her, Woman, why are you crying? They have taken my Lord away, she said, and I dont know where they have put Him. At this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did not realize that it was Jesus. He asked her, Woman, why are you crying? Who is it you are looking for? Thinking He was the gardener, she said, Sir, if you have carried Him away, tell me where you have put Him, and I will get Him. Jesus said to her, Mary. She turned toward Him and cried out in Aramaic, Rabboni! (which means Teacher). Jesus said, Do not hold on to Me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. Go instead to My brothers and tell them, I am ascending to My Father and your Father, to My God and your God. Mary Magdalene went to the disciples with the news: I have seen the Lord! And she told them that He had said these things to her. (John 18:1-20, New International Version) On Easter morning, April 20, churches and communities around the world will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ with sunrise (or Sonrise) services. Madison County will be no different as churches around the county will rise with the sun to celebrate the rising of the Son on the third day. The places for the services are varied. Midway Baptist Church will hold their service at 7 a.m. at the church, located at 328 SE Midway Church Road. This will be followed by a prayer breakfast. In the City of Madison, Faith Baptist Church will be holding their service around Lake Francis. The time, as on all mentioned in this article, will be at 7 a.m. Hickory Grove Methodist will host a sunrise service in the cemetery, located on NE Hickory Grove Church Road. Lee First Baptist Church and Lee United Methodist Church will hold a sunrise service at Lake Brittany, located next to the Lee Town Hall. There may be many more sunrise celebrations in Madison County celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ who died for our sins. If you know of any, please email Jacob Bembry at jacobbembry@hotmail.com and we would be glad to include them in The Path of Faith. Churches And Communities To Celebrate Resurrection With Sunrise Services

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