Madison County carrier

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Madison County carrier
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Began Aug. 5, 1964.
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By Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. Arthur Kverne, a Greenville resident, was arrested while attending the Wanee Festival at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. According to the Suwannee County Sheriffs Ofce report, an ofcer in plain clothes saw Kverne passing a cannabis cigarette back and forth between two other people. The ofcer made contact and identied himself as a law enforcement ofcer. A search yielded a small bag of cannabis, MDMA, LSD and Alprazolam. He was booked into the Suwannee County Jail on Saturday, April 12. Kverne has been charged with possession of cannabis, LSD, MDMA and Alprazolam. At the time of press on Tuesday, Kverne remained in the Suwannee County Jail. Wed. April 23, 2014VOL. 50 NO. 36 www.greenepublishing.com 50 cents Index2 Sections, 30 Pages Local WeatherViewpoints 2A Around Madison 3-7A Administrative Prof. Day 9A School 10-14A Sports 15A Classieds 16A Legals 17A Path of Faith Section B Vehicle Engulfed In FlamesAccording to the Florida Highway Patrol report, Trooper Stidham was called to a vehicle fire on Interstate 10 eastbound, past the weigh station in Lee on Tuesday, April 15 at 5:16 p.m. Upon Trooper Stidhams arrival, all occupants were out of the vehicle and the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames. The Madison Fire Department put out the vehicle fire. The vehicle owner from Michigan was transported to the Best Western Pride Inn in Tallahassee so that a Red Cross representative could provide assistance. The vehicle was burned where there were no identifying marks on the vehicle and nothing inside of the vehicle was salvageable. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Jessie Box, April 15, 2014The vehicle that was consumed by ames just minutes before is being loaded onto a wrecker on the side of Interstate 10. A Big Reason To ConserveGreene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, April 15, 2014If anyone doubts the value of energy conservation efforts, the School Board has proof big proof that it works, and that those savings can add up. At their last school board meeting, Craig Mesenbrink of Cenergistic Energy presented the Cenergistic Energy Pacesetter Award to Madison County Schools. Since the school district signed on with Cenergistic in September of 2010, the company has assisted with energy conservation efforts, which have paid off to the tune of $910,000 in energy savings as of April 2014. Pictured left to right are school board member Fain Poppell, Superintendent Doug Brown, Craig Mesenbrink of Cenergistic, Polly Day, program coordinator for Madison, school board chair Bart Alford, and school board members Karen Pickles and Kenny Hall. Greenville Man Arrested At Wanee FestivalArthur Kverne Outstanding Basketball Players Recognized At School BoardGreene Publishing, Inc. Photos By Lynette Norris, April 15, 2014 Coach Alan Demps presented some of his best Madison County High School basketball players to the school board members, praising their hard work and dedication. After a rough beginning, these players helped their team turn things around by the Christmas tournament, to nish up with a great 20132014 season. In the bottom photo, left to right, are MCHS players Ladarius Robinson and Christopher Fead. In the top photo, Coach Demps stands with another MCHS player, Codderick Grifn. Congratulations to all on a season of great Cowboy basketball.School Board Recognizes Outstanding MCHS Music StudentsGreene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, April 15, 2014 Madison County High School Band Director Geoff Hill gave an enthusiastic presentation to the school board about the outstanding accomplishments of four of his students. The four students, members of the MCHS Jazz Ensemble, competed at the state level and received top ratings. Left to right: Joshua Stafford, Superior With Distinction, a rst ever such rating for Madison County High School; Kammeron Joseph, Superior State Solo Performance; Morgan Cherry, Excellent State Solo Performance; and Lanette Sever, Excellent State Solo Performance. Congratulations to all four rst-rate musicians. Parents Question School Uniform PolicyBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc. After Madison County Central School adopted a school uniform policy a couple of years ago, the three elementary schools, Lee, Pinetta and Greenville soon followed suit. However, not all parents are in agreement with the school uniform policy that requires children to wear khaki pants instead of jeans with their school shirts. At the April 15 school board meeting, Selina Sexton and Rodger Jones both spoke to the board members to protest the the uniform policy, calling it a burden to parents, many of whom live below the poverty line in Madison County. They requested that the policy be amended to allow jeans every day of the week instead of special days like jeans Friday. Sexton also had a petition signed by about 30 other parents, asking that the uniform policy be changed. Not only did the parents struggle to buy the uniforms, Sexton told the board, The lighter colors, the khakis and so forth, stain easily. These are kids. They play rough, and they eat messy. Once the pants were stained, it was often difcult to remove the stains without a $25 or $30 bottle of stain cleaning product. Jones, who had joined Sexton at the podium, said that he was a kind of a worstcase scenario concerning uniforms. His son had gone through 21 pairs of pants that year, and at $10 a shot, it was getting pretty expensive. The uniform pants were poorly made and just didn't hold up, he told the board, adding that he had taken brand-new pants out of their plastic packaging, only to nd the stitching already coming undone. Meanwhile, his son's jeans were still as good asSee Uniforms On Page 3A Celebrate Administrative Professionals Day See Page 9A

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If you dont know what a blog is, what it means to be a blogger or understand the phrase, I love blogging! then take heart because I am going to tell you. Blogs are online journals, usually written to cover one subject the blog author is fond of. Blogs can be about pets, photography, writing, news, craftingthe list is endless. Its probably no surprise that my favorite blogs are centered around food and cooking. When I rst discovered food blogs, I was thrilled to nd other people who were as passionate about food as myself and nding the blogs expanded my culinary world. A food blog is much more than a cookbook experience: Blogs have recipes, but they are also a teaching tool, that can take you stepby-step through a cooking procedure unfamiliar to you; a picture book, that allows you to see the nished product and sometimes pictures of the process in making a recipe with beautiful photography; a food commentary, taking you through the authors travel or experiences related to the recipe; a journal, that may or may not include the author, their kids, pets or whatever they allow you to take part of in their lives. A food blog takes you into the life of the person writing the blog and if that person is in another part of the world and uses different cooking methods and foods, then your food world becomes larger and can increase your own experiences. One of things I like most about my food blogs is the inspiration I can nd there, especially when I have none. If I nd myself in a food rut, or feel I have lost my desire to be in the kitchen, food blogs with names like: Smitten Kitchen, Greedy Goose, Vegalicious or La Mia Cucina can inspire me, entertain me and get me back in the kitchen, where I can again nd my creativity using items from my pantry and fridge. The recipe Im sharing with you is from one of my all-time favorite food bloggers, David Lebovitz, a wellknown pastry chef and cookbook author who currently lives in Paris. Lebovitzs recipes are classic but surprisingly simple and he demysties recipes you may have heard of, but maybe thought you could never replicate. His blog is the one I visit when I need something to x impromptu for an event because I know it will be good. If you own a computer and love to cook, but have never looked at a food blog, search food blogs and I promise, you will nd your own food and cooking world expand, giving you new inspiration to be in your own kitchen. Goat Cheese Custards by David Lebovitz 5 ounces fresh goat cheese, room temperature 1/4 c sugar 1/2 c milk, cream or half-and-half 2 large egg yolks 1/8 tsp. vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place four custard cups or ramekins in a deep baking dish or pan. Blend together the goat cheese, sugar, milk or cream, egg yolks and vanilla for about 30 seconds or until smooth. Divide into custard cups; each cup should be a bit more than half full. Add warm water to baking pan to make a water bath. Water should be about halfway up the side of each cup. Cover the pan with foil and bake 15 to 20 minutes. Remove the cups from the water bath and cool completely. Custards are best served room temperature, but can be covered with plastic wrap and chilled for two days in fridge. Bring to room temperature before serving with fresh fruit or other topping of your choice.One of the most popular patriotic songs is God Bless America. It is commonly sung at athletic events as well as many others. In major league baseball, ever since the 9-11 attacks, the tune is played in stadiums during the seventh inning stretch. There are many stories beneath the surface about this popular tune that deserve our attention. The author of this song, words and music, is the late Irving Berlin. He was not a native born American but instead, a Russian-Jewish immigrant. Berlin was a long-lived composer of both music and Broadway shows. Among many, the musical tribute to sharpshooter Annie Oakley Annie Get Your Gun was his invention. Better than most, he understood the essence of American exceptionalism which he captured in God Bless America a synthesis of patriotism and prayer. In the 1930s, a young woman from North Carolina became very popular on the radio networks. Kate Smith, who had earned the reputation as the southern songbird, was looking for a signature song to end her broadcasts. She chose Berlins God Bless Americaand introduced it to her audience on Armistice (now Veterans) Day 1938. But there was a twist to her version. Because of the dire situation in Europe with Hitlers rise, Kate added a preamble to the song that today, is largely forgotten. This is how Smith introduced what was to become her own song: While the storm clouds gather far across the sea/Let us swear allegiance to a land thats free/Let us all be grateful for a land so fair/As we raise our voices in a solemn prayer. With that introduction, she would launch into a full throated version of God Bless America. God Bless America, land that I love. Stand beside her, and guide her, through the night with the light from above. From the mountains, to the prairies, to the oceans, white with foam. God Bless America, my home sweet home; God Bless America, my home sweet home. Decades later, American aviators were being shot down over the skies of North Vietnam and imprisoned as POWs. For years, they were kept in solitary confinement. To communicate with their fellow Americans, the POWs developed a tap code to communicate through the thick cell walls from one cell to the next. A 5 by 5 matrix contained 25 of the 26 letters of the alphabet; they deleted q which could be substituted with a k without much loss in translation. The prisoners tapped constantly from their cells where they were confined for 23 hours every day for years. They later joked that you would think that the prison was infested with woodpeckers since the tapping went on constantly. As their numbers grew, new prisoners would be introduced to the tap code, especially in the Hoa Lo Prison which carried the nickname Hanoi Hilton. One of the early POWs was a Navy A-6 squadron commander Jeremiah Denton from Mobile, Alabama. As a senior officer, Denton, a devout Roman Catholic, formed a chain of command and tightened discipline and esprit among the captured aviators. One of the rituals introduced into Hoa Lo was church every Sunday. At 9 a.m. each Sunday, the tap code alerted everyone that church was about to begin. At the first signal, each POW would recite the Lords Prayer. Next, they would face the east toward their homeland and recite the Pledge of Allegiance. The service would conclude with the echoing tap, GBA God Bless America. That same acronym, GBA, was used every night at taps before the prisoners turned in for the night. They did this, year after year, every night without fail. They never lost faith. Finally in early 1973, an armistice was signed and the POWs returned to their homeland. When the first C-141, the Hanoi Taxi 66-0177, touched down at Clark AB in The Philippines on February 12 carrying the first forty returning Americans, the senior officer Jerry Denton stepped off the aircraft first. He was greeted by Admiral Noel Gaylor who asked Captain Denton if he wanted to make any remarks to the crowd of well-wishers. He stepped to the microphone and briefly offered this: We are honored to have had the opportunity to serve our country under difficult circumstances. We are profoundly grateful to our commanderin-chief and to our nation for this day. God Bless America. These are three American heroes: Irving Berlin, Kate Smith and Jeremiah Denton. They served their nation in different ways offering their unique gifts to honor their home and God. They recognized that we live in a unique land blessed by the hand of God. We should never forget their example nor allow a small minority to separate uswww.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 2A Madison County CarrierVIEWPOINTS& OPINIONS Letter To The Editor National SecurityJoe Boyles Guest Columnist Searching For Ambrosia Rose KleinColumnistLetters to the Editor are typed word for word, comma for comma, as sent to this newspaper. All submitted Letters must be 600 words or less -Finding Passion For Food OnlineGod Bless AmericaBig Tobacco is back in Tallahassee, pulling strings behind the scenes to make sure that kids in Florida will have easier access to tobacco. You may be scratching your head and asking yourself how this can be possible, given that Florida has become a leader in tobacco prevention through its highly successful Tobacco Free Florida campaign. It starts with the following fact: 85% of new tobacco users start between the ages of 12 and 17, before it is even legal to possess and use tobacco. Kids make the choice to use tobacco, not adults. Preventing kids from becoming addicted at a very young age is signicantly the reducing market share of the tobacco industry. Over the last 15 years, youth tobacco use in Florida has dropped to historic lows. This has been driven by a tobacco prevention program that is actually funded by penalties paid to Florida by the tobacco industry as part of an $11.7 billion dollar lawsuit settlement in 1997. This has made the tobacco industry in Florida openly aggressive as it looks for ways to make the program less effective. Which brings us to the 2014 Florida Legislative Session. Bills introduced in both the House and Senate, designed to restrict the sale of electronic cigarettes and highly addictive liquid nicotine to minors, have quickly been railroaded by tobacco industry lobbyists to increase youth access to tobacco. Thats right. Legislation initially designed to protect our children has been rewritten by the Tobacco Industry to make sure that more kids will have easier access to tobacco. It all boils down to a few sentences in HB 169, scheduled for a House vote on April 22, which takes away the rights of local governments to regulate youth access to tobacco. In its current form, the bill will overturn 88 local ordinances requiring that tobacco products simply be placed behind the counter so that customers have to ask for them. Rolling back these rules will have no impact on the availability of tobacco for adults, but it will certainly help the industry get tobacco back into the hands of our children. Adding to the complexity is that many House members are planning on voting for this bill even though they oppose it. They are being pressured by members of the House Leadership and may vote against their conscience. A future Speaker of the Florida House, who also owns Oliva Cigars, seems to have the biggest conict of interest as he pushes for a favorable vote on this bill. Couple this with the fact that there is one tobacco industry lobbyist for every two members of the Florida House, and you can see how special interests can create legislation that will sacrice a generation of Floridas kids. There is still time to make a difference. Reach out to your Representatives, as well as members of the House Leadership, and voice your opposition to HB 169. We need to make sure that our legislators are representing the voters, not the bottom line of an industry that purposefully addicts kids. Most importantly, make sure you remember how your Representative votes on HB 169, and whether they voted to protect your children or the tobacco industry. Barry Hummel, Jr., MD, FAAP Communication Director, Tobacco Prevention Network of Florida A German sought by authorities for alleged fraud has been arrested in Austria after dropping into a police station to ask ofcers whether he was under investigation. A Phoenix woman was arrested Thursday after allegedly teaching her neighbors how to do beer runs and selling the beer they stole. A South Carolina construction worker who didn't pay 89 cents to refill his soda is now out $525 and a job.

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By Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.After the voters in Greenville approved the amendments to the town's charter in March, the next stop was Town Hall, where the mayor would sign the ordinance enacting the amendments.However, at the Greenville Town Council's April 14 meeting, Mayor Kovacherich Arnold refused to sign the ordinance (No. 234) that would have enacted the amendments and made them officially part of the newly amended Town Charter. In fact, Arnold told the other council members, he had filed a complaint regarding those very amendments with the Ethics Commission and the Attorney General's office. Greenville Town Attorney Christine Thurman protested that filing a complaint did not pre-empt an ordinance that had already been passed in an election; any complaint would have had to be filed before the election, not after. Other council members also took issue with the mayor's refusal, with Council member Elesta Pritchett describing the mayor's actions as a dictatorship. Former town clerk Trish Hinton, who was seated in the audience, stood up and protested, Excuse me, there appears to be an attempt to circumvent the will of the people here. Arnold's stated reason for his refusal dealt with the way the amendments had been put on the ballot; at the second public hearing back in January, which Arnold was unable to attend, Mayor Pro Tem Al Young had seconded and voted on a motion to put the amendments on the ballot, a move that Arnold said was improper, since Young, as mayor pro tem, was acting as mayor in that situation; according to Arnold's interpretation of Robert's Rules of Order, Young could not vote on or second anything done with the amendments. Furthermore, since Arnold said he had not been able to see the minutes from that public hearing until after the election, there was no way he could have filed his complaint any earlier. However, attorney Thurman stated that Young's actions were indeed proper. Robert's Rules of Order, Part IV, Chapter 16, Meetings, under the heading Informal Meetings, a subset of procedures specifically designed for boards and committees whose membership is under 12, states that The person presiding...can make motions, discuss motions, and vote on motions. In other words, the mayor or mayor pro tem retains voting and seconding rights, because the town council membership, including the mayor, consists of only five people. On the website www.robertsrules.com/faq.html the first question under Frequently Asked Questions also addresses this issue, stating that the president or presiding officer retains these rights in small groups of less than 12. Also, on myfloridalegal.com, under the section Frequently Asked Questions, Section IV, When Opinions Will Not Be Issued, it lists questions involving an interpretation only of local codes, charters, ordinances or regulations. The Attorney General's Office will likely send the complaint right back to the town attorney. That leaves the Ethics Commission to rule as to whether any council members did or did not follow correct procedure in placing the amendment on the ballot, and most of them disagreed with Arnold, seeming to think the Commission will either rule that the Council (which did have a quorum) and Young followed correct procedure, or simply refuse to hear the complaint at all and hand it back to the town attorney. In any case, the question appears moot, since the amendments had already become effective March 11, when the voters approved them. The Mayor's signature at the April meeting would have been essentially a formality, and in any case, Vice Mayor Barbara Dansey signed the ordinance in one of the Town Hall offices after the April meeting had adjourned. Mayor Arnold stated afterwards that since he himself had just been cleared by the Ethics Commission regarding charges of voting when the complaint was that he should have abstained, as well as not following correct procedure, he would have preferred to wait and see how the Ethics Commission ruled before anything was signed. There are now a total of three amendments to the Greenville Town Charter. The first states that a council member's position will become vacant if that member misses more than three regular or special council meetings within 12 months without being excused by council prior to the third meeting. The second provides for a town manger to designate the town clerk or other qualified town employee to act as town manager in the event of an extended absence/disability of the manager for more than 45 days. If the town manager position is vacant, the town clerk or any other qualified town employee will assume the duties and responsibilities of town manager, with added pay commensurate with the extra work involved, until the vacancy is filled. The third changes the charter's outdated gender-specific language (he and councilman) to gender-neutral terms (he/she and councilmember) throughout the document. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 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 DunnBookkeeping Brooke Kinsley Classified 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) Woman Sues Wal-Mart Over Tangled Hair In Portland, Ore., a woman who purchased a bottle of Equate Everyday Clean Dandruff Shampoo from WalMart is suing the store because the shampoo allegedly caused her hair to get so tangled she was forced to cut most of it. Jennifer Fahey has led a $10,000 lawsuit against the mega store, along with shampoo maker Vi-Jon, because according to her attorney, Fahey had to cut off a few feet of hair, leaving her with about four inches, a loss he called devastating. Fahey is seeking $10,000 for past, present and future physical and emotional pain and suffering, anxiety, humiliation and embarrassment, expenses for replacement hair, along with diminished and lost wages as well as loss of lifes pleasures and activities. New Wonder Shoes Direct Foot Trafc And Increase Weight Loss In Hyderabad, India, shoes have been developed that keeps you from ever getting lost again. Footnav technology, called Lechal, can be purchased ready-tted in a Ferrari-red shoe or as an insole, both costing $100. Krispian Lawrence, 30, and Anirudh Sharma, 28, developed the shoes to communicate with the users smartphone by connecting with its mapping system. The mobile chooses a route then emits a discreet vibration in either foot, telling you when and where to change direction. The shoes also can communicate by the wearer using hand gestures and nger snaps because the shoes have sensors that can pick up movement and sound. The shoes can even help with a weight loss plan. You tell them how many calories you want to burn and the shoes will plot the perfect run or cycle for you. The Lechal shoes go on sale worldwide in June but Lawrence and Sharmas company, Ducere Technologies, has already taken more than 3,000 pre-orders. Father Ordered By Judge To Stop Emailing In All Caps In London, an Israeli father has been ordered to stop emailing his children in all capital letters because it looks lik e he is yelling at them. The judge said the fathers emails were equivalent to him shouting, and added, He needs to make his messages appropriate and child friendly. Theres nothing worse than an emailshouting at you. The father and mother of the 13year-old son and nine-year-old daughter are in a custody dispute and were also told they needed to work on their communication skills. The judge stated, It is all about respect and a willingness to start again in the process of trying to interact as parents in a way which will enhance rather than harm their children. they had been when school started in September. Sexton pointed out that under the Florida Statutes, a school could require uniforms only for student safety or welfare reasons. She didn't see any safety or welfare reasons to justify the policy, and neither did any of the parents she had spoken with, many of whom were working two jobs to pay their bills and couldn't be at the school board meeting with her. School board member Bart Alford added that it was the schools who had come to the board and asked for the uniform policy and that the principals had supported it. School Superintendent Doug Brown said that when the school uniform idea had been presented to the district, it had been touted as a more budgetfriendly way to dress kids for school. Whose budget? Sexton asked. A lot of families in the Madison school district lived below the poverty line, depending on thrift stores, or knowing someone with slightly older children who could pass along handme-downs. There was also a question of whether or not the uniforms were available locally, and how such families could afford to drive to Valdosta or elsewhere to buy uniforms. Then there was the added burden of maintaining two different sets of clothes for each child: one set for in-school and one set for out of school, for both summer and winter seasons. As a school board member, I have no problem with the kids wearing blues jeans, said Kenny Hall. As long as they don't have holes in them...but whatever all the schools are doing, it needs to be the same. It also needed to be resolved before school was out in May. Please put this on the agenda, said Sexton. Superintendent Brown said that the board had the ability to survey a lot of parents rather quickly and get more parental input. The next step was to start doing that and hold discussions with teachers and principals, So we can address this issue rather quickly. Uniforms Cont. From Page 3A New Bank Of America ATM SiteBy Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. The new Bank of America ATM will be located at 729 West Base Street in Madison between CVS and the Advanced Auto Parts. According to Mary Graham from the Citys Planning and Zoning Department, the ATM will be completed in four weeks. The Bank of America, currently located at 232 South Horry St., will close their doors Friday, July 18. Greenville Town Charter Amendments Cause Discussion

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Taylor James would like to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of her father, David James to her soon-to-be stepmother, Michelle Morgan, granddaughter of June Lucas. David James, son of Mike and Judy Smith, graduated from Madison County High School and is a correctional ofcer at Madison Correctional Institute. Michelle Morgan attended Madison County High School and works at the Best Western Plus. The wedding will take place Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Lee First Baptist Church, in Lee, followed by a reception at Yogi Bears Jellystone Park, in Madison. Obituaries www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4A Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Madge Simpson WallerMadge Simpson Waller passed away Easter Sunday a little after 6 p.m. on April 20. Friday morning she was sitting in her living room talking about her Easter plans and making plans for a short trip with her two daughters. Sunday night God welcomed her into Heaven, and she is up there celebrating with dad, our brother Hugh, and all those who have gone on before her. She went out on her own terms; she was awake, alert and talking until the end. Pray for the extended family, we need it, Mom doesnt; shes in Heaven. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ezra and Pearl Simpson; her husband, Ed Waller; her son, Hugh Waller and her sister Elaine Rogers. She is survived by her children Jim (Jimmy) Waller (DJ), Barbara Dennis (Brian), Connie Fleetwood (Mark), Glenn Waller (Lynn) and Mike Waller (Anna); her sister Dot Newberne (Vergil); 16 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, three greatgreat-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. The service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday April 23, at Faith Baptist Church of Madison. Visitation was held Tuesday, April 22 at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home in Madison. God looked down and said, Madge, youve done enough, come on home. John Goldwire McCallJohn Goldwire McCall, born July 13, 1917 in Quitman Ga., passed away April 8, in Vicksburg, MS. He graduated from high school in Madison, and from Stetson University in Deland, Fl. He received the ThM and ThD degrees from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. He served as a US Army chaplain in Pattons Third Army in Europe during World War II. He pastored churches in Florida, Kentucky and Mooresville, NC, before becoming pastor of First Baptist Church in Vicksburg where he served from 1952 to 1982. At the time of his death, he was Pastor Emeritus of First Baptist Church of Vicksburg. During that time, he served as moderator of the Warren Baptist Association, on the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention and was President of the Mississippi Baptist Convention 1969-1970. He was also a member of the Radio and Television Commission of the Southern Baptist Commission. He served on the Mississippi College Board of Trustees for two terms. He was named Vicksburg/Warren County Man of the Year in 1975 and received the Service to Humanity Award from Mississippi College for 1975-76. Southern Seminary in Louisville, Ky., honored him as Distinguished Alumnus in 1991. He was also named Mississippi Colleges Professor of the Year in 1991. After his retirement from First Baptist Church in Vicksburg, he taught several years at Boyce Bible College in Louisville, Ky. He then came to Mississippi College where he served as professor of Christian Studies and a number of years as Chair of the Department of Christian Studies and later the Director of Church Relations. In 1998-1999, he took a sabbatical from Mississippi College and taught for eight months at the International Baptist Theological Seminary for Eastern Africa in Arusha, Tanzania. His second retirement was from Mississippi College in 2002. He continued to serve as an Interim Pastor at several churches, his last being Edwards Baptist Church where he served for nine years, ending in February 2012. John McCall consistently preached the Gospel, proclaiming Gods love, mercy and grace for the world. He openly shared that anyone who accepted Jesus Christ as Gods only Son, as their Savior would not perish, but have eternal life. He had many distinguishing Christian traits. However, perhaps the most pronounced was his Christian love, compassion and service to his church membership and the whole community regardless of their religious denomination or status in life. In short, he was a humble, sincere, loving and forgiving Christian servant and gentleman. He was married to Wilma Grass McCall from 1949 until her death in 1983. He married Vicki Dunwoody McCall in 1984, and they made their home in Clinton. He was preceded in death by his parents and his two brothers, James Edward McCall and Guyton Bobo McCall. He is survived by his wife, Vicki; sons, John (Ginger) of Long Beach, MS., and Dennis (Margaret) of Homer, Ga.; three grandchildren; a sister, Mary Love Strum of Jacksonville; a brother, Frank Clark McCall of Seattle, WA. and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service was Saturday, April 12 at 11 a.m., at First Baptist Church in Vicksburg. Burial followed at the Vicksburg City Cemetery. Visitation was Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m., at Glenwood Funeral Home in Vicksburg and Saturday April 12, at 10 a.m., at First Baptist Church. Dr. Larry Cox and Dr. Matt Buckles officiated. Memorials may be made to the John G. McCall Scholarship Fund at First Baptist Church in Vicksburg at P.O. Box 390 Vicksburg, MS. 39181 or to a charity of choice. The family wishes to thank Johns beloved friend and physician, Dr. Paul W. Pierce III and his wife, Pat for many years of compassionate care, particularly during his final days. They also wish to thank the staffs of River Region Medical Center and Promise Hospital for their care during the past several weeks. T helma Au nt T We bb T hornt onThelma Aunt T Webb Thornton, 95, died Monday, April 14, at Lake Park of Madison. A graveside memorial service will be held Saturday, April 26 at 2 p.m., at Corinth Cemetery in Lee. She was one of 10 children born to Willoughby Drew Webb and Della Mariah Thomas Webb of Lee. After high school, she lived in Tallahassee and worked for a short time with the Florida Legislature. She then moved to Jacksonville, where she would live for the next 60 years. She worked at Montgomery Ward in retail sales. Her banking career lasted 35 years until she retired from Atlantic Bank in 1987. During those years and after retirement, she volunteered as a Pink Lady. At the VFW, she was known as T. Her delicious pizza, made at the VFW, was known by many. Proceeds from pizza sales were used to buy comfort items for disabled veterans. Once a month, she baked cakes and made homemade chicken salad sandwiches. On Saturdays, she traveled to the Lake City VA Hospital to distribute her comfort packs and homemade goodies. She loved gardening, golf, Jeff Gordon and the Florida Gators. She believed sharing her love and blessings with others was her purpose in life. She was preceded in death by her parents: Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Webb; brothers: Junior, Curtis, Max and Tebo Webb; sisters: Lena, Josie, Helen, WillaDean and Betty. She leaves behind her nephew, Joe Webb and his wife Bonnie, whom she lived with and whom cared for her for many years; a dear friend, Monty Revord of Jacksonville; beloved sister-in-law, Louise Webb; beloved brother-inlaw, L. H. James, a host of nieces and nephews and many friends all over the United States. Donations may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 225 SW Smith Street, Madison, Fl., 32340. Beggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements (850) 9732258. You may send your condolences to the family by visiting our website www.beggsfuneral.com. B onnie Jean B owenMrs. Bonnie Jean Bowen, 53, passed away Wednesday, April 16 in Tallahassee. Funeral Service was held Sunday, April 20 at 4 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home in Madison. Burial followed in Corinth Cemetery in Lee. The family received friends on Saturday, April 19, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Beggs Funeral Home Madison Chapel. Bowen was born April 27, 1960 in Madison. She spent most of her life in Madison County, she also lived in Okeechobee, Savannah, Ga. and Greenville for 10 years. She was a CNA, a caregiver and did Home Health Care. She was a caterer and did restaurant work. She loved to cook and loved her grandchildren very much. She would give and help others never expecting anything in return. She collected chickens and roosters. She is survived by her mother, Betty Bowen of Lee; two sons: Bobby Warner (Gena) and Luke Warner (Leslie) of Live Oak; one daughter Wendy Ann Vann of Tallahassee; two brothers: Elmer Bowen (Fay) of Lake Park, Ga. and Donald Bowen (Pat) of Lee; 15 grandchildren: Summer, Addilyn, Trace, Landon, Cole, Robbie, Riley, Savannah, Ryne, Michael, Catlyn, Landon, Scotty, Hunter and Lucas. She also leaves to mourn her passing many other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her father, James Edward Bowen and a brother, Edward Bowen. O len Lab one Alb rittonOlen Labone Albritton, 82, passed away Wednesday, April 16 in West Palm Beach, Fl. Albritton was born April 28, 1931 in Gainesville. He moved to West Palm Beach in 1960. He worked in construction. He was predeceased by his parents, three brothers, the mother of his children, Maxine Albritton Reese and his son, Wilbert Albritton. He is survived by his children: Elizabeth Ann Blackwell (Barry), Leonard Albritton, Donald Albritton (Gail), James Albritton (Sandy), Ester Albritton, Jerry Albritton (Janet) and Betty Southard (Carl); his sisters: Goldie Howard and Christine Jenkins; 25 grandchildren and 43 great grandchildren. In Memory S. Joseph DeMaggio Super JoeGod saw you getting tired; A cure was not yet seen. So He put His arms around you and whispered, Joe come along with Me. We watched and saw you pass away, Not even our love could make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, Our Super Joe was now at rest. It broke our hearts to lose you, But God always knows whats Best. Youre Heaven bound forever, Well deserved. In our hearts for all eternity. Wife Lucy & Entire Family Amen Morgan And James To Wed

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By Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.ARoyal Social and Book Signing for Marvin Merv Mattair was held earlier this month at the Greenville Public Library. The social included a little music and socializing, complete with finger foods and of course, books on hand to be purchased and signed by the author. My Royal Swag is Mattairs third book and according to him, was written for people to wipe off (their) lenses and see things clearly. He said he held nothing back and when writing this book, wrote it as if he was dying tomorrow. Im tired of seeing the same old stuff causing us to stay in the same old mental slump, said Mattair. This book will raise enough awareness to strengthen marriages, empower youth, push a person to accomplish their goals, convict anyone who may be still living a racist lifestyle and encourage men to be faithful to their wives. He also stated the book was practical, easy to read and recommended it to readers 13 years of age and up. Mattairs first book was Word to My Kings & Queens: Achieving a Renewed & Improved Mind, followed by his second book, Word from My Kings & Queens: Overcoming Seemingly Insurmountable Odds. He is also a motivational speaker and founder of the organization, Boyz to KINGS, that encourages young men to go down the right path and be responsible and accountable in all aspects of their lives. Mattair also works with the Madison County Health Department, educating youth on making responsible choices in sexual matters and is a certified Sexual Risk Avoidance Specialist. To find out more information on Merv Mattair or to purchase one of his books, you can visit his webpage at www.kingsqueens.org or check out his Facebook page. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, April 4, 2014Merv Mattair signs a copy of his book at his Royal Social and Book Signing hosted by the Greenville Public Library. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Madison County Carrier 5AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY BAILEY MONUMENT CO 740252 Local Author, Merv M attair, Attends Book Signing In Greenville55 Plus Club Blessed With Good SingingBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.Ibelieve God has a sense of humor, Mike Humphrey told the audience at the 55 Plus Club. If you don't believe it, take a look at the person sitting next to you. Humphrey and his friend, Debbie Shefeld, part of the larger gospel music group, Everlasting Arms, were the special guests at the April meeting of the 55 Plus Club. They were there, as Humphrey put it, trying to spread the word through music. We're here and we're going to make a joyful noise. Everlasting Arms already has a few CDs to its credit, and the duo performed some original numbers from their repertoire as well as old standards that have been around forever. The set opened with Let's Go Down to the River, followed by Jesus, Pick Me Up When I Fall and Standing On the Shoulders of My Lord. Fans among the audience members silently or quietly sang along. But when it came to The Old Rugged Cross, one of the old standards everyone grew up with, the entire audience sang along out loud. I love those old songs, said Humphrey. They have a powerful message. They continued with another original song reective of Humphrey's belief in God's sense of humor, something that Baptists, Methodists, and everybody else could prob ably rela te to, about the effect a hellre-breathing preacher has on a backsliding back-row church member. The fan base in the audience sang along. They concluded with River of My Soul, a poetic look back at life through the metaphor of sitting on the banks of a river, looking back at the years that have owed past and days covered up by time. We always want to give a blessing, said Humphrey at the end of the set. But we always end up receiving one. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, April 9, 2014Debbie Shefeld and Mike Humphrey, part of the gospel music group Everlasting Arms, perform a number at the 55 Plus Club's April meeting. Emergency Preparedness Expo Is May 20By Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison County Emergency Management Services Department announced at the last county commission meeting that the 2014 Emergency Preparedness Expo is set for Tuesday evening, May 20, from 6 8 p.m., at the Van H. Priest Auditorium. Last year's event, the 2013 Hurricane Preparedness Expo, was well-attended and a great success, with plenty of information booths and free weather preparedness items like small, batterypowered NOAA weather alert radios for those who wanted them. Hurricane season starts June 1 and runs through November 30, but all types of severe weather can strike at any time, so this year, the scope of the Expo has been expanded to include preparedness info for a wider range of severe weather emergencies, including tornado, ood and re. It will include more information booths with free informational literature, and more presentations by emergency service personnel on how to prepare for and deal with emergency situations, and all the latest updates on everything from where to nd emergency shelters to where to take your pets. As the date approaches, the Madison County EMS will have announcements in the Madison County Carrier and the Madison Enterprise-Recorder newspapers, with more details. Stay tuned and mark your calendar for May 20. btnfntr btnfr t btnnfrfnt No Photocopies Accepted Tickets are good for Saturday, May 10thonly Deadline To Enter May 6, 2014Name____________________________ Address__________________________ __________________________ Phone Number____________________ Fill out and return to Greene Publishing at P.O. Drawer 772 or 1695 South SR 53 Madison, FL 32341 .

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6A Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY FREE Skin Cancer Screening May 8, 15 & 22, 2014 5:30pm 7pmPearlman Cancer Center*Registration required. Please be prepared to provide personal and demographic information to complete your registration.*To register, call 229.259.4422Participating physicians: William R. Howard, MD Betsy P. Thacker, MD John A. Cole, MD Skin 15 & 22, y 8,Ma ee Cancer Scr FREE C C lP5:30pm 7pm 14 20 15 & 22, ening E t5:30pm 7pm A. Cole, MD ohn J MDerkThac Betsy P P. ard, MD William R. How ysicians: ticipating ph arPra og dem n riotratsiegR erysicians: egist o r *T To ur r o e y yo letpmo con tio t a at mr o hicinf fo p ra o pd teraepre pe bsa le .P d euirqen rne C r r ec an C an ml ar eP call 229.259.4422 r r, n.io t ra a tsiegur r d nl aanoseride pvorr e t te n The Fight Of Our LivesSubmitted By Jeff Brewer Guest ColumnistT. he following stor y was written and submitted by Jeff Brewer, one of the team members on this years Relay for Life team. In his story, Brewer shares his personal experiences with cancer. Cancer. When you hear the word, what comes to your mind? Fear? Sadness? Anxiety? We have all heard the word and understand the seriousness when we hear it. It can turn a positive conversation into one that is solemn in a matter of seconds. We have all experienced that moment in time when it happens to us, or someone we love. It seems completely random in its choice of whom it will affect next. One thing is for sure, this insidious disease affects us all, and we all handle it differently. Although I have not experienced cancer in my own body, I have spoken with those who have. I have listened as they struggle to answer the questions, Why me? Why now? I have heard them cry, and I have felt their pain. I watched my friend Andrea work through chemotherapy. She was a beautiful woman with a newborn daughter who had nothing but life ahead of her. Andrea was stricken with an aggressive form of cancer, and she attacked it with all the will she had and all the chemotherapy and medicine her body could handle. It took its toll on her body. Her friends and family fought by her side, but in the end, she could not defeat it. She has been gone now for at least eight years. Her daughter has never known Andrea. She was too young to comprehend when Andrea passed. It is crazy how time ies. It seems like yesterday I was at lunch with her and some friends when Andrea took off her red bandana to show us her bald head. Without her hair, she was as beautiful as ever. She has passed through the portal of death into eternity, but her memory lives in the minds of those who loved her most. And then there is my friend John who experienced testicular cancer in his early twenties. It was one of the rst times his close buddies realized they were mortal. I was one of them. We feared for his life and our own. It was a heavy time. He also attacked his cancer with all he had. He wondered, Will I make it? Will I have children? What will my wife think after surgery? I am happy to say he just had his fourth beautiful child and serves as a Captain in Leon County EMS. He works everyday to save lives. He is one of those men you want standing by your side in your time of need. My friends and I always joke when we would go on adventures, Well be ne. We have John with us. He is a light in this world, and I am glad he is still here. And lastly, I have a close relative who was just diagnosed with stage four cancer. This is one of the most beautiful human beings I know, and I ask God, Why this person? Why cancer? This person does not want anyone to know because they dont want to bother others with their burden. They are incredibly unselsh. We do not know what the future holds in this persons life, but I know this. No matter what happens, they have lived a great one and are a blessing to us all. Life goes on. With us or without us, the earth keeps spinning, and the clock keeps ticking. But while we are here, we have a choice. We can stand up and ght for life, for truth and for love. We can stand with our loved ones and let them know that we are with them in their struggle. Dont miss a wonderful opportunity to communicate how much you love and care. Come join us at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 9 at Madison County High School and help our community win our Relay for Life. Jeff Brewer Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, April 17, 2014Members of Tri-County Electric Co-op's Relay For Life Team gathered on the courthouse lawn Thursday, April 17, for a grilled chicken dinner fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. The team sold chicken dinners for $6 each that included chicken, baked beans, corn on the cob, bread, cookies and a drink. When asked how many members the team had, Julius Hackett, CEO of Tri-County replied, I don't know...it feels kind of unlimited. Another added, It's a whole Tri-County effort. Relay For Life culminates in the 12-hour Stars Come Out At Night walk for life event May 9-10, at Madison County High School's Boothill Stadium.Tri-County Electric Holds Relay For LifeFundraiser Kiwanis Club's Jim Holben Speaks On Samaritan's PurseBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.Almost everyone is familiar with the parable of the Good Samaritan, found in Luke 10:30-37. Jesus related this parable in answer to one question, Who is my neighbor? The answer, it would seem, is whoever needs our help; whoever is hurting and needs a kind word or a helping hand, or both. Samaritan's Purse has taken this mission of offering help to a hurting world through Crisis and Disaster Response Teams, helping in Jesus' name around the world. In the United States, they also have a ministry that strikes closer to home; in fact, it is the heart of home; helping wounded veterans reconnect with their spouses through Operation Heal Our Patriots. Kiwanis member Jim Holben, whose son is actively involved in the ministry, accompanied his son on one of the ministry sessions in Alaska and shared some of the things he learned. Since Sept. 11, 2001, over 48,000 military veterans have been wounded in action, resulting in unexpected challenges they face when returning home to pick up the lives they left behind, lives where often things have changed; not only is there the challenge of dealing with the physical and the psychological changes but also changes in family dynamics when one spouse is repeatly deployed, or changes in parenting dynamics when one parent is repeatedly deployed. All those taken together can put a considerable strain on a marriage. Operation Heal Our Patriots operates from Samaritan Lodge on Lake Clark in Alaska, a wilderness area so remote that the only way in or out is by plane; and so rustic that the runway in the tiny airport is paved with gravel. It is here, far away from civilization in a stress-free environment among a grand view of unspoiled mountains, glaciers, waterfalls and wildlife that Samaritan's Purse minsters to military couples struggling with the above mentioned issues. Each week, for 15 weeks during the summer, 10 couples are brought to the lodge and an onsite chaplain leads them through daily devotionals and Marriage Resiliency Workshops aimed at strengthening the bonds of love between husbands and wives as well as strengthening their faith in God. For veterans that have brought back more than physical wounds from battle, the help, healing and the experience of faith at Samaritan Lodge is something they can bring back with them to their lives at home. Operation Heal Our Patriots is only one ministry among many, yet another way of reaching out in the name of Jesus to bring healing to a hurting world, just as the Samaritan did in His parable. Who is our neighbor, the man asked Jesus. Whoever needs our help, our love, our kindness, our prayers, our understanding. There's a whole world out there, just waiting. For more information on Samaritan's Purse and the many ministries it includes, visit www.samaritanspurse.org. Jim Holben

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Stay away from ood waters. The water may be contaminated by oil, gasoline or raw sewage. The water may also be electrically charged from underground or downed power lines. Stay away from moving water. Moving water only six inches deep can sweep you off your feet. Be aware of areas where ood waters have receded. Roads may have weakened and could collapse under the weight of a car. Stay away from downed power lines and report them to the power company. Stay away from disaster areas unless authorities ask for volunteers. Continue listening to a battery-powered radio for information about where to get assistance for housing, clothing and food. Consider your family's health and safety needs. Wash your hands frequently with soap and clean water if you come in contact with ood waters. Throw away food that has come in contact with ood waters. Listen for news reports to learn whether the community's water supply is safe to drink. Contact your insurance agent. By Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.Under sunny blue skies and balmy daytime temperatures on Monday, April 21, Madison County didn't look like it should be in a state of emergency, but that was why the County Commission was convening in a special meeting that afternoon to declare a state of emergency. North Florida from Pensacola to Jacksonville has been hit with excessive rainfall, said Madison County's Director of Emergency Services, Tom Cisco. Rather than one single storm, it has been a series of heavy rains this spring, adding up and adding up. It was leading to road closures along the river as well as inland ooding well away from the rivers, due to the ground being so saturated that ood waters are bubbling up or just collecting in low-lying areas with nowhere to go and the trend has been going up since Friday, April 18. All the other counties are beginning to declare (a state of emergency) so it seemed like a good time for us to declare as well, Cisco added. Declaring a state of emergency will allow the county to appropriate funds, equipment and rescue teams, if necessary to deal with the oodwater and provide for the health and safety of those affected. It will also make the county eligible for State assistance. Lonnie Thigpen, Director of the Madison County Road Department, said that as of the meeting time, the following roads were closed: Pineapple, Oak Hill, Ellaville Central, Boundary Bend, County Camp Road, Asheville Road and Hooten Hollow. Cisco stated that the long term forecast for Dowling Park at the south end of the county was that the oodwater was not expected to crest until April 30, and that was without any additional rain. Locations further north along the Withlacoochie River basin will experience earlier cresting. Residents along the river have been through this before and basically know what to do, but the inland ooding is at levels that residents haven't seen in 30 years. As of Monday afternoon, the river was at 70 feet; by Wednesday, it should crest at 75 feet, the third highest level on record. In 2013, the river reached 84 feet. In 2009, it reached about 85 feet, the highest level on record. As Cisco put it, This isn't a good time to see more rain in the forecast. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Madison County Carrier 7AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY A bike safety and rodeo program SGMC Surgery Center Parking LotFor children ages 5 thru 12 (*while supplies last) Bike Smart 2014 Madison County In A State Of Emergency Photo By R And R Event ProsMadison City Manager Tim Bennett along with Madison Fire Dept. Fire Inspector Juan Williams get an up close report from a City Water employee. The recent rains have caused major ooding issues down County Camp Road.Photo By R And R Event ProsMrs. Barbara Brown at 1183 Old County Camp Road has water standing around her home, making this the third time she has had to evacuate due to the ooding.What To Do After A Flood?

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 8A Madison County Carrier Spring Cleaning TipsTaken From womansday.comYou love a spotless housebut you dont want to spend the bulk of your time actually cleaning. Well, fret no more. We talked to seven experts who gave us some of their best methods to make chores easier, more effective and much less time-consuming, so you can have a tidy, sparkling home in no time at. Even Mom would approve. In The Kitchen Circle Your Way Around: Always begin on the right side of your stove, then move clockwise around the room. The stove is typically the dirtiest part of the kitchen, so ending with it keeps you from spreading dirt and grease. (First, soak drip pans and knobs in warm soapy water. By the time youve worked your way around, theyll be easier to clean.) Sanitize the Sink: Its hard to believe, but your dirty kitchen sink has more bacteria than your toilet seat. Use a product labeled as an EPA-registered disinfectant, or make your own. To disinfect, clean your sink with soap and water rst, then spray a mist of vinegar followed by a mist of hydrogen peroxide, and let air-dry. (Dont mix the vinegar and hydrogen peroxide togetherspray one after the other.) If your sink is stainless steel, make it sparkle afterward by putting a few drops of mineral oil on a soft cloth and bufng. This prevents water buildup, which deters mold and keeps the sink looking clean longer.Madison County Community Bank Supports Small BusinessesCommunity banks help America build more economically sustainable communities by lending to local small businesses, said the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and thousands of its community bank members, including Madison County Community Bank which are celebrating ICBA Community Banking Month this month. Community banks, such as Madison County Community Bank, help local economies thrive by helping to put local deposits back to work in their communities through loans to local residents and small businesses. In fact, small business lending has always been a cornerstone to Madison County Community Banks business. Community Banks serve a vital role in maintaining the lending flow to fellow small businesses in their neighborhoods. Often when other banks wont lend, its the community banks that step up and help Main Street succeed, said ICBA Chairman John H. Buhrmaster, president of 1stNational Bank of Scotia, N.Y. Community Banks are small businesses too, which puts them at a huge advantage because they can relate with the challenges and needs small businesses face better than anyone else in the marketplacehelping their small business customers through good times and bad. Community banks are the primary source of lending for small businesses and farms. For their size, community banks are prolific small business lendersproviding a substantial number of small business loans across the country, including Small Business Administration (SBA) loans. In fact, even though they comprise just 20 percent of banking industry assets, community banks with less than $10 billion in assets make nearly 60 percent of small business loans to small businesses. Taking care of our customers is ingrained in the way we conduct business. By helping our customers succeed, we help our community succeed. Thats the business we know and thats the business we community bankers want to be a part of, which is making peoples lives better. By driving our local economy and creating jobs in Madison County through lending to small businesses and residents, Madison County Community Bank can help build a more sustainable community, said Edward Meggs, President and CEO of Madison County Community Bank. Community banks nationwide are an integral part of our countrys financial system, and they will continue to serve their communities well into the future making communities a better place for all residents. There are almost 7,000 community banks, including commercial banks, thrifts, stock and mutual savings institutions, with more than 50,000 locations throughout the United States. Assets may range from less than $10 million to $10 billion or more. Community banks constitute 96.8 percent of all banks.

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Taken from holidayinsights.comNational Professional Secretaries Week and National Secretary's Day was created in 1952 through the work of Harry F. Klemfuss of Young and Rubicam. Klemfuss recognized the importance and value of the position to a company or business. His goal was to encourage more women to become secretaries. Using his skill and experience in public relations, Klemfuss, promoted the values and importance of the job of secretaries. In doing so, he also created the holiday in recognition of the importance of secretaries. Today, the title is changing and evolving. But, the recognition is equally important. There are two new terms in use today. They are "Administrative Professionals" and "Executive Admins." The two names sometimes mean different roles and responsibilities in different companies and organizations. Both are broader terms, that encompass more positions than the original "Secretary" role. The name change recognizes and acknowledges that the role has changed significantly since 1952, and for the better at that. In Harry Klemfuss' day, these positions were the realm of women. Today, you find males in these positions. The most common ways of recognizing your Administrative Professional(s) today are: Flowers Cards, often with shopping gift certificates Take them to lunch Candies Assorted Gift Baskets www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Madison County Carrier 9AADMINISTRATIVEPROFESSIONALSDAY Celebrate National Administrative Professionals Day

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Aucilla Christian Academy elementary students recently celebrated an exciting "Be Drug Free Week." Each day of the week, we had a different theme, said Michelle Green, ACAs Drug Awareness Week Coordinator, a project implemented by the Parents and Teachers Organization. Our days included: Too Bright for Drugs Day, Tune Out Drugs Day, Put a Tie on Drugs Day, Follow Your Dreams Day and Wear Red Head to Toe Day. The students had a lot of fun and learned about the dangers of drugs. ACA students, involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes organization on campus, also spoke to the students about being drug free. This week is a commitment to drug prevention and education and a personal commitment to live drug free lives for our elementary students, said Green. Besides the theme days, the students participated in a poster contest and a 'Drug Free for Life parade. The Jefferson County Sheriffs Department also gave a demonstration with their drug dogs on campus. Ann Kennedy, a PTO volunteer who is on staff at ACA, made signs for the students who won the poster contest to hold during the parade, which spelled out "Drug Free for Life. The children enjoyed marching through campus blowing red whistles, chanting Drug Free for Life,' said Kennedy. We had a lot of support for this worthy project and want to thank WinnDixie and the Jefferson County Health Department as well." The Public Safety Academy at North Florida Community College is now accepting students for three of its programs: (1) Correctional Ofcer Basic Recruit; (2) Correctional Cross-Over to Law Enforcement; and (3) Corrections and Law Enforcement Basic Dual Certicate. New classes are set to begin May 27, 2014. Those interested in enrolling in these programs are encouraged to contact the Public Safety Academy now to begin the application and enrollment process. Tuition assistance may be available to qualied students; those seeking nancial assistance should apply as soon as possible and no later than May 2. Students can complete the Correctional Basic Recruit program in about ve months (420 Clock Hours); the Cross-Over to Law Enforcement program in approximately seven months (489 Clock Hours); and the Combined Corrections and Law Enforcement Basic Dual Certication in just over a year (909 Clock Hours or 13 Months). Classes are held Monday through Thursday from 6-11 p.m. at the NFCC Public Safety Academy complex on the NFCC campus in Madison. Individuals must be at least 18years-old to enter NFCCs Law Enforcement and Correctional Basic Recruit programs and must pass the Florida Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJBAT) before submitting an application for admission. The CJBAT can be taken on the NFCC campus. Ofcial high school/GED diploma and transcripts and passing background checks are also required for admission. The NFCC Public Safety Academy is one of 40 criminal justice training centers approved by the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) to train basic recruits in law enforcement, corrections, recertication programs and continuing workforce education. NFCCs Correctional and Law Enforcement Basic Recruit programs prepare students for the certication exams required for all Florida ofcers. For more information, contact Gail Hackle, at (850) 973-1617 or hackleg@nfcc.edu. Information is also available at www.nfcc.edu/publicsafety.The Rural School and Community Trust is pleased to announce that Greenville Elementary in Greenville will receive a grant through the Leonore Annenberg School Fund for Children. The Rural Trust, in partnership with the School Fund, makes the award to rural elementary schools that are doing excellent work and experiencing high need. We are pleased that we were able to direct this award to Greenville Elementary School, says Doris Terry Williams, Ed.D., Executive Director of the Rural Trust. The school has demonstrated its capacity to make inspired and wise use of limited resources. The funds from this grant will enable the school to continue its good work and serve students with programs that would not otherwise be available. Greenville Elementary will use the grant to purchase electronic tablets and applications in order to expand its visual arts and music curricula. We are excited and grateful for the opportunity this award provides us to bring more art and music to our students, says Greenville principal Valencia Barnes. Arts give students new and different perspectives that facilitate the learning process. With this grant we will be able to put a tablet in the hands of every student and build on approaches that we know are helping our students succeed. The Rural School and Community Trust is a national non-prot organization that addresses the crucial relationship between good schools and thriving communities. Its work addresses both the schoolbased practices and the policy contexts that support rural schools, their communities and their students. The School Fund is one of three programs the Leonore Annenberg Scholarship, Fellowship and School Funds administered by the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania. The School Fund resources must be of immediate and direct value to, and use by, students. Stewart Street Elementary in Quincy was also selected to receive a grant from the School Fund. It will use its award to restructure the schools media center and transform traditional classrooms into multimodal classrooms. Both schools will also participate in a place-based learning workshop provided by the Rural School and Community Trust. The workshop will support school staff to integrate their School Fund projects with ongoing efforts to identify community-based learning resources and connect students academic work to meaningful outcomes in the community. For more information contact the Rural School and Community Trust at info@ruraledu.org. www.greenepublishing.. Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10A Madison County Carrier SCHOOL CALL ME TODAY.Invest in your dreams. 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Greenville Elementary Receives Grant Award We are excited and grateful for the opportunity this award provides us to bring more art and music to our studentsGreenville Elementary Principal Valencia Barnes NFCC Public Safety Academy Enrolling Now~New Correctional Ofcer Basic Recruit, Corrections/Law Enforcement Dual Certicate, And Cross-Over To Law Enforcement Classes Set To Begin May 27~ ACA Celebrates Be Drug Free Week

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Madison County Carrier 11ASCHOOL Aucilla Christian Academy Honor Roll K4 (Bass) All E Annabelle Acutt, Cadie Agner, Beau Beshears, Henry Cooksey, Case Curry, Bubba Davis, Matthew Hughes, Kade McLeod, Kendall Perdue, Bo Rutledge, Lilly Sears, Brigham Sparkman, Jacob Vickers, Addison Walker, Maggie Walker, J.R. Watson K-5 (Stephens) All E Caine Demott, Benjamin Faglie, Leighton Faglie, MadiLynn Hughes, Brandon Key, J.T. Kinard, Jaret Kinsey, Georgia Lindsey, Morgan McNeill, Skyler Pearson, Heaven-Leigh Purvis, Natalie Register, Emma Rogers, London Smith All E/S+ Kanny Andres, Tanner Baggett First Grade (Roberts) All A Hayden Ashworth, Nash Beshears, Natalie Clark, Bryson Clore, Dalton Demott, Joshua Forehand, Emma Green, Kyle Hamrick, Logan Riedle, Raegan Walker All A and B Ethan Bass, Suzanne Beshears, Lauren Davis, Kristina Everly, Jacob Flynt, Charles Hughes, Chance Pridgeon, Feren Rosas, Caleb Walker, Jason Wheeler Second Grade (Love) All A Tyson Clark, Harper Davis, Bradynn Johnson, Walker Sparkman All A and B Ivy Armstrong, Riley Beggs, Joshua Boland, Adam Day, Wyman Demott, Lauchlin Faglie, Zachary Sears, Tyler Stowers, Emma Vickers, Aisley Smith Third Grade (Aman) All A Brewster Bass, Sammi Drawdy, Daisy Kinard, Ali Townsend All A and B Ryan Adams, Joseph Boland, Destiny Clore, Aiden Day, Axel Day, Anna Drawdy, Jace Grant, Daniel Harrington, Samuel Kennedy, Haylie McLeod, Macy Reagan, Lillie Schwier, Caroline Taylor, Emma Tharpe, Kaitlin Tharpe, Paxton Williams Fourth Grade (Whiddon) All A Turner Beshears, Kasey Chmura, Tag Williams All A and B Caitlin Bates, Jacob Green, Jenna Lindsey, Addison Shiver, Megan Vann, Hunter Watson, Ben Whiddon Fifth Grade (Falk) All A Keira Evans, Riley Rowe, Olivia Walton All A and B Jeb Beshears, Brady Browning, Selina Drawdy, James Hightower, Liam Mediate, Alissa Roland, Jarrett Roland, Taylor Roland, MaryRose Schwier Fifth Grade (Hughey) All A Joey Davis All A and B Lindsey Davis, Kolton Gramling, Jared Grant, Krishan Patel, Tyler Slaughter, Travis Wheeler Sixth Grade All A Andy Jiang, Dennis Jiang, Abby Reams, Marley Restrepo All A and B Jamieson Dalzell, Nathan Dukes, Ansley English, Carl Hall, Brandon Hannon, Bailey McLeod, Austin Wheeler Seventh Grade All A and B Brandon Bates, Emily Brock, Emily Forehand, Ian Hutsell, Ryan Jackson, Kaitlin Lane, Megan Scholl, Dilyn Stowers, Taylor Walker Eighth Grade All A Timothy Finlayson, Camryn Grant, Elizabeth Hightower All A and B Logan Boyer, Summer Dee, Skylar Dickey, Jacob Dukes, Jessica Giddens, Evan Hocking, Katie James, Haley Jones, Ryals Lee, Abigail Morgan, Brandon Slaughter, Ria Wheeler Ninth Grade All A Nick Arceneaux, Traynor Barker, Joshua Greene, Sarah Hall, Joe Hannon, Kelly Horne, Jenny Jackson, Ramsey Sullivan, Natalie Vasquez, Kate Whiddon All A and B Dena Bishop, Daulton Browning, Cali Burkett, Cassie Davis, Faith Demott, Darren Ellis, Stephanie English, Chaz Hamilton, Brittany Hughes, Heather James, Gatlin Nennstiel, Alex Parker, Kirsten Reagan, Sarah Riley, Austin Wilford Tenth Grade All A Dorian Alberti, Corey Brandies, Taylor Copeland, Dalton Gramling, Abigail Hettinger, Sam Hogg, Savannah Jenkins, Zackery Peterson, T. J. Swords, Sarah Tharpe, Emma Witmer All A and B Christopher Fitch, Taylor McKnight, Taylor Nugent, Kyle Rogers, Courtney Watts Eleventh Grade All A Morgan Cline, Sarah James, Monique Restrepo All A and B Zack Arceneaux, Austin Bishop, Shawn Blue, Timothy Burrus, Ty Chancy, Ricky Finlayson, Julie High, Zach Holley, Eric Hutsell, Carson Nennstiel, Bryce Sanderson, Cole Schwab, Savannah Tyler, Tyler Zimmerly Twelfth Grade All A Victoria Brock, Cole Davis, Lauren Demott, Marisa Duber, Brandon Holm, Hunter Horne, Aimee Love, Braden Mattingly, Ashlyn Mills, Sara Peeler, Whitney Stevens All A and B Payal Chaudhari, Devan Courtney, Casey Demott, Jacob Dunbar, Brooke Joiner5th Six Weeks 2013-2014 Kindergarten All A Hafetha Ayyad, Jordan Barnes, Samaya Baynard, Ladarrious Crumity, Jamescia Hills, Zakari Hopkins, Wyatt Norris, Donnell Ware All A and B Cierra Brown, Zakoria Bryant, Tyson Davis, Haryanna Evans, Kanden Hill, Isabela Lewis, DeQuenyce Lofton-Walton, Javion Mims, Czedrick Rooks, Morgan Smith, Taryn Whitaker First Grade All A Hafitha Ayyad, Hisham Ayyad, Kayla Harville, Detrez Lamar, Shamaud Lott, Zakaria Scott, Elliot Stephens, Brianna Wilson All A and B Deanna Bell, Elizabeth Bentley, Kevin Gilley, Tatianna Jones, Elizabeth Krzoska, Marley Miller, Brandon Williams Second Grade All A Asia Fead, Tyler Ferguson, Alaysia Jones, Janiyah McKnight, Jnariez Miller, Annierya Randall, Varian Terry, Javontae Wagner, Eligah Ward, Tyquan Williams All A and B Jaylon Barnes, Jaylin Bennett, Maria Corrie, LaShondra Crumity, Rossen Hill, Zoey ONeal Third Grade All A Dylan Agner, Sydney Brasewell, Lytaviah Brown, Tradasia Franklin, Jokori Jackson, Sariyah Murray All A and B Keniya Arnold, Bentley Burkes, Jakieria Jackson, Zion Lamar, Roderick Murray, Roselyn Neal, Darian Norwood, Jasmine Odom, Selena Taylor, Shaykia Ulee, Avionna Ware, Aaliyah Washington, Precious Watson, Romeo Wilson, Zilyer Woodfaulk Fourth Grade All A Javonnah Wims All A and B Joseph Agner, Nykerria Bennett, Cassidy Ebanks, Kallista Ebanks, Omarrion Gallon, Alexis Harville, Dakayla Hopkins, Jessenia Mendez, Jonathan Mitchell, Joshua Sellers Fifth Grade All A and B Laddaisha Fead, Skylyn Haire, Terrion Hampton, Jeremiah Hodge, Mikala Kinsey, Simmora Lott, Ashante Nicholas, James ONeal, Fredreonna Ulee, Delana Wagner

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12A Madison County CarrierSCHOOL MHS Class Of 1959 Holds ReunionBy Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc.Madison High School Class of 1959 had their reunion, Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12. The reunion began Friday night at Dale Sowells house for pizza and fellowship. Saturday morning at 11 a.m. the class went on a tour of TJ Beggs Museum. Tommy Beggs led the tour. Lunch was held at Bubba and Maria Greenes house. Saturday at 6:30 p.m. the group had a buffet dinner at Divine Events Restaurant. Prior to dinner, the Class of 1959 had a memorial service for the 27 class members that had previously died. Dale Sowell read the names of the deceased and as the name was read, the balloon that represented that person was released. Photo SubmittedPat Bush, in the middle, is holding up the program for the dinner the Class of 1959 enjoyed at Divine Events Restaurant. On the left is Anne Sapp and on the right is Annette Hutto Messer. Photo SubmittedThe Class of 1959 took a tour of TJ Beggs Museum and from left to right Bubba Greene, Roy Milliron and Freddy Bartlam discuss what they are seeing in the museum. Photo SubmittedShowing off their festive outts while visiting with everyone at Bubba and Maria Greenes house, pictured left to right are: Raye Wooley, Mary Ruth Kramer and Dale Sowell.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Madison County Carrier 13ASCHOOL MHS Class Of 1959 Holds Reunion Photo SubmittedMadison High School Class of 1959 pose for a group picture at Bubba and Maria Greene's house at the Saturday luncheon after a t our of TJ Beggs Museum. Photo SubmittedMadison High School Class of 1959 pose for a group picture at Divine Events Restaurant on Saturday evening. Photo SubmittedMadison High School Class of 1959 has a memorial balloon service for the 27 class members that had passed away. It Pays To AdvertiseAnd theres no better place than the newspaper. Call one of our representatives today. Sam Smith or Sherry Swift can help you on the way to a great advertising plan. 555-12341400 N. Main St. And theres no better place than the newspaper. Call one of our representatives today. They can help you on the way to a great advertising plan. 973-4141(Fax) 973-4121P.O. Drawer 772 Madison, FL

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By Rose Klein Greene Publishing, Inc.Sam Stalnaker, the Madison County School District Coordinator for Career, Technical and Alternative Education, and Ben Killingsworth, principal at the Madison County High School (MCHS) are serious about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education. The US Department of Education created a Race To The Top contest in 2009, announced by President Obama, where all states could compete on a point system for federal funding to improve the US education system. Points were awarded for criteria set by the department that included categories such as improving effectiveness of teacher programs, adopting common statewide standards and demonstrating significant reform conditions. Florida was awarded $700 million in total grant money which resulted in a portion of that money making its way into Madison County schools. MCHS was able to latch on to $372,380 of those funds and as a result has enabled the high school to do positive things in the way of their Career and Technical programs, greatly improving the professional opportunity for graduates. Stalnaker says career and technical programs are much more integrated with college preparation classes as opposed to the college track versus the vocational track of yesterdays schools. Students today can earn industry certications that will give them a head start in their professional careers by taking classes offered at not only the high school, but by having dual enrollment with other schools. Students interested in nursing could take courses at North Florida Community College or attend the Suwannee Hamilton Technical Center to receive a cosmetology certication. These are just two examples of how dual enrollment can propel a MCHS student above other graduates. Ben Killingsworth, the schools principal said, This is why our students will be able to succeed. One of the programs offered at MCHS that will allow students to earn two CTE credits and one science credit, as well as giving them an opportunity to take the certication test to become a Biotechnician Assistant, is the Industrial Biotechnology program taught by Paige Thomas. The program exposes students to a variety of laboratory equipment and gives them opportunity to learn proper techniques with skill sets necessary for employment in the biotechnology industry, such as professions in the medical eld, agriculture, water management, or any other type of science. The program assists the college bound student by preparing them for college level biology, chemistry and microbiology. In the Industrial Biotechnology program, students will be in labs learning chemical processes of cells, cell structure and function, growth and cultures for biotechnology, genetics, analysis, cell propagation and much more. MCHS also has a greenhouse project, where under the direction of Thomas, students learn seed and plant propagation and will ultimately grow their own vegetables and owers. Other programs offered at MCHS, where students can earn certications, gain college credit for classes or prepare for employment are agriculture technology, allied health, digital design, web development, early childhood education, culinary arts and criminal justice. Stalnaker is proud of what MCHS is accomplishing and said, Small counties can do the same things big counties can do, with (these) partnerships. Look for more Madison County High School Career and Technical programs to be covered in upcoming editions of this newspaper. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 14A Madison County CarrierSCHOOL MCHS Serious About STEM Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, April 9, 2014Working on a lab project together are students, from left to right, Steven Walden, Brett Shipley, Wade Braswell and Hunter Burt.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, April 9, 2014Paige Thomas, Industrial Biotechnology teacher at MCHS, shows the class bato buckets containing cucumbers, spaghetti squash and pumpkins. In front of Thomas is a VGK system that now contains lettuce.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, April 9, 2014Markavia Moore concentrates on her work in the lab.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, April 9, 2014Alex Henderson is checking out some of the plants growing in the schools greenhouse.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, April 9, 2014Biotechnology students work in the lab as teacher, Paige Thomas, checks results under the microscope. Standing from left to right is Tyler Burnett, Alex Henderson, Sarah Kauffman and Paige Thomas.

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By Fran HuntGreene Publishing, Inc.The Aucilla Christian Academy varsity Lady Warriors hit the diamond against Florida High on April 1 and the Lady Warriors inched their opponent, 2-1, to now stand 12-1 on the season. Aucilla had 26 plate appearances, 21 at bats, ve hits, ve singles, two RBIs, two runs, three walks and four strikeouts. Ramsey Sullivan had two plate appearances, two at bats, one hit, one single and one run. Kelly Horne had three plate appearances, two at bats, one hit, one single, one RBI and one walk. Payal Chaudhari had one plate appearance, one at bat and one strikeout. Abigail Morgan had three plate appearances, two at bats, one hit, one single, one RBI and one walk. Elizabeth Hightower had three plate appearances, three at bats, one hit and one single. Taylor Copeland had three plate appearances, three at bats and two strikeouts. Carly Joiner had three plate appearances, two at bats, one run and one walk. Gaige Winchester had two plate appearances, two at bats, one hit, one single and one strikeout. On the eld, the lady Warriors had 28 total chances, with seven assists, 21 putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Emma Witmer had one total chance, one putout and a elding percentage of 1.000. Natalie Sorensen had one total chance, one putout 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 ve total chances, ve putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Morgan had six total chances, six putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Hightower had three total chances, three assists and a elding percentage of 1.000. Copeland had four total chances, four putouts and a fielding percentage of 1.000. Joiner had three total chances, one assist, two putouts and a fielding percentage of 1.000. Winchester had two total chances, two assists and a fielding percentage of 1.000. On the mound, Hightower pitched the entire game, giving up nine hits, two walks, one run, which was earned and striking out three batters. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Madison County Carrier 15A SPORTS 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. Two Members Of MCHS Weightlifting Team Are Going To StateBy Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. Two Madison County High School team members are going to the Weightlifting State Championship on Friday, April 25, in Kissimmee. Zack Sprenkle nished rst in the Unlimited Weight Class at the Sectional meet on Wednesday, April 9, at Maclay School in Tallahassee. His highest total was 720 pounds with a bench of 420 and a clean and jerk of 300. Andrew Strom nished fourth in the 139-Pound Weight Class at the Sectional meet. His highest total was 425 pounds with a bench press of 210 pounds and a clean and jerk of 215 pounds, improving from his last highest total of 420. Sprenkle automatically knew he was going to the Weightlifting State Championships after the meet April 9. Strom had to wait until the next week when all of the other Sectional meets were nished to nd out if he had made it. When Strom found out that he had made the cut and was going to the State Championship, he was so excited, he jumped out of his seat. Sprenkle was able to start practicing after the Sectional meet. It gave me an advantage over the guys that had to wait, said Sprenkle. I knew I was going so it helped me start lifting before them and just gave me a mind set to keep getting better. Sprenkle and Strom will be practicing and stretching until it is time for the Weightlifting State Championship. It feels good to nally get to the end of the season and nally get to go to the championship, said Sprenkle. Everything that we did through the season, I know it has nally paid off. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Jessie R. Box, April 16, 2014Zack Sprenkle is practicing his clean and jerks as he gets ready for the Weightlifting State Championship. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Jessie R. Box, April 16, 2014Andrew Strom looks determined in weightlifting practice as he prepares for the Weightlifting State Championship. MCHS Track And Field Team Went to Regional MeetBy Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. The Madison County High School Track and Field team went to the Regional Track and Field meet in Jacksonville, Thursday, April 17. The Boys 4x100 Relay team nished 10th. They were timed at 44.95 seconds. The team members are Jamond Bruton, Deonshay Wells, Sharod Jones, Jay West and Juan Martinez is the alternate. The Girls 4x100 Relay team nished 12th. They were timed at 52.74 seconds. The team members are Keiariel Livingston, Akira Dennis, Avonnia Weatherspoon and Tatayana Bareld. Sherod Jones placed 5thin the long jump with 6.69 meters. Jaquez Arnold nished 10thin the triple jump with 12.39 meters. The Madison County High School Track and Field team season concluded after the Regional Track and Field meet held last Thursday. Lady Warriors Trounce Bishop SnyderBy Fran HuntGreene Publishing, Inc.In the nal game of the regular season, the Aucilla Christian Academy varsity Lady Warriors squared off against Bishop Snyder on April 10 and the Lady Warriors trounced their opponent for a 9-1 victory, to end the regular season 14-3. As a team, at the plate, Aucilla had 33 plate appearances, 28 at bats, 11 hits, nine singles, one double, one homerun, nine RBIs, nine runs, ve walks and four strikeouts. Whitney Stevens had three plate appearances, two at bats, two hits, two singles, one RBI, one run and one walk. Emma Witmer had three plate appearances, three at bats, two hits, two singles, two RBIs and one run. Natalie Sorensen had four plate appearances, three at bats, one walk and one strikeout. Kelly Horne had four plate appearances, two at bats, two hits, one single, one double, two RBIs, two runs and two walks. Abigail Morgan had four plate appearances, three at bats, one RBI, one run, one walk and one strikeout. Elizabeth Hightower had four plate appearances, four at bats, two hits, one single, one homerun, three RBIs, one run and one strikeout. Taylor Copeland had three plate appearances, three at bats, one hit and one single. Carly Joiner had four plate appearances, four at bats, two hits, two singles and two runs. On the eld, the Lady Warriors had 26 total chances, ve assists, 18 putouts, three errors and a elding percentage of .885. Stevens had one total chance, one putout and a elding percentage of 1.000. Sorensen had one total chance, one putout and a elding percentage of 1.000. Horne had six total chances, six putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Morgan had six total chances, six putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Hightower had four total chances, three assists, one putout and a elding percentage of 1.000. Copeland had two total chances, two putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Joiner had six total chances, two assists, one putout, three errors and a elding percentage of .500. On the mound, Hightower pitched six innings, giving up one hit, two walks, one run, which was earned and striking out six batters.Lady Warriors Inch Florida High

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 18A Madison County Carrier April 23 Is National Lost Dog Awareness DayBy Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.Today the United States will celebrate the rst annual National Lost Dog Awareness Day (NLDAD). Susan Taney and Kathy Pobloskie, the directors of Lost Dogs Illinois and Lost Dogs Wisconsin, created the day of awareness in order to bring attention to all dogs that are lost each year. The two have just recently expanded their organization to include Lost Dogs Florida, an all-volunteer organization created for the exclusive purpose of giving Floridians a free service to help reunite families with their lost dogs. The organization works to recover lost dogs through the use of Facebook and Twitter, facilitating a statewide search party as soon as a lost dog alert is released. The efforts of Lost Dog America, the umbrella organization for all states who participate in Lost Dog, has so far helped reunite over 21,000 dogs with their families since 2010. Aside from reuniting pets with owners, Lost Dog also works to keep these lost pet dogs, considered strays, out of shelters and animal control facilities, preventing unnecessary euthanasia. Barbara Fink, the director of the Suwannee Valley Humane Society, conrms that dogs considered to be strays do indeed end up in their shelter, but happily, most are reunited with their owners. Fink says the happy reunions were usually because the dog had been microchipped. She says it is one of the best things you can do to help recover your dog if he becomes lost. Microchipping is done with a needle that is used in order to place a little chip under the dogs skin, usually between the shoulder blades. The chip has a unique number on it that can be picked up and read by a scanner. The Suwannee Valley Humane Society recognizes the importance of having this loss-prevention procedure done on pets and offers $10 microchipping for all dogs adopted from their shelter, but also makes microchipping available to the public for $15. Although microchipping is an effective tool to recover your lost dog, there are other things you can do. A collar with ID tag and current rabies should always be the rst line of loss recovery for your dog and is also the thing most looked for if someone nds your pet. Permanent tattoos are also an option and are visible, usually in the form of an ID number or letter on the inner thigh. Preventing your dog from being lost in the rst place should be considered as well. This means securing a backyard fence by xing any holes and making sure all gate latches are secure. Never allow your dog to be outside alone, especially if you live in a forested or rural area. If youre walking your dog, always use a leash and dont leave your dog unattended in a vehicle. After doing all you can to prevent your dog from escaping and taking all precautions in case they do, if your dog goes missing, this is when online databases of lost and found dogs, such as Lost Dogs Florida, can step in to assist you in recovering your lost pet. You should also call all local animal shelters and make regular visits until your dog is found, as lost dogs can appear different after being out on their own awhile. Make and distribute lost dog yers in highly visible areas, walk the neighborhood with your dogs favorite treats and squeaky toys, take another dog to attract your dog and place a lost ad in the paper as well as checking found ads. In the end, perhaps the most important thing in recovering your dog is to not give up. When a dog goes missing, many families give up looking for their lost pet, says Taney. 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As I sit here at the church this morning I'm reminded that God will deliver us from anything and everything. The last three or four days, this song has been in my spirit for some reason. I feel impressed by God this morning to tell someone that God is still the deliverer and sees where you are. However, before God can do what only God can do, you have to let go, and let Him do it. I preached a message not too long ago on this thought that God gave me, "My Praise destroys my enemy. I find in 2 Chronicles that there were three armies coming against Israel and the King Jehosophat called a fast for the protection and for the blessings of God to fall. When we surrender to God, God will listen! Notice what God says in 2 Chron. 20:15: And he said, Hearken ye, all Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem, and thou king Jehoshaphat, Thus saith the LORD unto you, Be not afraid nor dismayed by reason of this great multitude; for the battle is not yours, but Gods. You need to know, no matter what your circumstances are that you are facing right now, God is in control! He is in Control! Now, before God blessed the Children of Israel, do you know what happened? Remember the Lord said I would do it just show up go down to the wilderness of Jeruel, but again don't worry I'll fight the battle for you (verses 16 and 17). In verses 18-22, The Bible says that they anointed singers and they began to worship and sing praises to the Lord like, "Praise the Lord his mercy endureth forever! As they began to sing in verses 23-24, the Bible says that the enemy became confused and killed each other! So, what are you saying, Pastor Jason? I'm saying Casting Crowns is right: "Praise Him in the Storm." I will Daily lift my hands, you are who you are, no matter where I stand and every tear I cry you hold in your hand. You never left my side and though my heart is torn I will praise You in this storm. Our praise destroys the enemy! Know that your praise is a weapon, it keeps your mind pure, it keeps your mind Holy, and it keeps your mind from becoming clogged with negative thoughts brought by the enemy. So, whatever youre thinking about today, whatever situation youre thinking about today, just begin to say "Praise the Lord His mercy endureth for ever." Begin to give praise to God and watch God destroy your enemy. Oh, by the way, do you know what verse 25 says? The enemy that was going to destroy Israel was utterly destroyed and men of Israel went down to pick up all the left over spoil that the army had. The three armies that came up against Israel had so much spoil to take with them that it took them "Three Days" just to get it all. Not only will God give you the victory, but He will give you what is yours blessings, for making it through the test! God gave His people the riches because of the Praise and because He cares for His people. Just remember what 1 Peter 4:12-14 says: Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you: But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christs sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy. If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye; for the spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you: on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified. Don't lose heart because God is still on the throne, and in the words of a song I heard a long time ago, "You can make it." I don't care what's going on, God's not going to let it last too long. You can make it! God bless, and you can make it, just praise your way through the storm! 2B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Path of Faith The The Pulpit PulpitBy Bishop Jason Justus, Lead Pastor, Madison Church of GodMy Praise Will Destroy The Enemy Cal U Toda! 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Madison County Carrier Wednesday, April 23, 2014 3B Path of Faith

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By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Bishop Mike Carson, Jr., delivered the message at the Holy Week service at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church on Tuesday, April 15. The service began with the welcome and announcements from the church's pastor, Rev. Marcus Hawkins, Sr. A call to worship was issued from Hebrews 12:2: Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. The Madison Boys Choir led the praise with a song before Rev. Retis Flowers, pastor of Midway Church of God and the treasurer for the Madison County Ministerial Association gave the invocation and the offertory prayer. More special music was performed by the Madison Boys Choir before Bishop Carson read from Luke 19:3740. An anointed minister, Bishop Carson spoke and rallied people behind his message, All We Need Is A Word from Him. Carson is the senior pastor of Dowling Park Church of God, coming back to Florida from pastoring at the Lafayette Church of God in Lafayette, Tenn., for several years. He has traveled throughout the world, preaching the Word of God. He has made appearances on TBN, Lamb's Broadcasting, TCT and other broadcasts. He and his wife, Angie, have been married for 28 years and have two children, Joshua, 19 and Jonah, 13. One of the themes that resounded throughout Bishop Carson's message was that the church needs more action in the altars and less sitting in the pews. Following his message, he offered the benediction and the blessing of the food and the Madison County Boys Choir sang a song of assurance. A meal was served in the church's fellowship hall at the end of the service. 4B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Path of Faith Carson Delivers Holy Week Service Message At Shiloh MB Church Mike Carson, Jr. Church Hosting Community Outreach Saturday In Greenville By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Greenville's Renewed Life Outreach Center will live up to its name this Saturday, April 26, as they reach out to the Greenville community and offer them a chance at a new life. The church has indeed put together a community outreach, as they will hold a service at Haffye Hays Park in Greenville, complete with a message by the church's pastor, Chris Peterson and worship, led by Desmond Roberson of Pineland Missionary Baptist Church in Madison. Following the service, the church will serve food to all in attendance. The service will be held beginning at 11 a.m. All are welcome to attend this praise gathering, located in beautiful Haffye Hays Park next to the pond.

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By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. The Middle Florida Baptist Association Women's Missionary Union (WMU) held their annual prayer retreat. The retreat is held annually at Camp Pickett Lake in Lafayette County. The camp was donated to the Middle Florida Baptist Association by the late Delmar and Minnie Sapp of Mayo. The Sapps had no children of their own but saw a need for a Youth Camp. Hundreds of children are ministered to at this camp every year. The prayer retreat began with Mary Anne Wicker, Betty Wood and WMU Association Director, Shirley Faglie, at the registration table. Mrs. Faglie offered the welocme, with Janet Bailey and her friend, Lynne Brown, presenting the devotion. Mary Anne Wicker entertained with a time of fun and games. This was followed by Lynne Sapp leading several great songs. Faglie introduced the speaker of the day, Cindy Braswell of Umatilla. The theme of Braswell's speech was Battle for Her Soul and she offered her personal testimony. Her ministry is known as the Sonflower International Ministry. Between songs, messages and the meal, several door prizes were given to those who had the right number when it was called. Faglie presented the prayer emphasis. The 35 ladies were then divided into groups and given a poster board to write out prayer requests. These poster boards were tacked on trees around the lake area. Following the meal, a prayer walk, which ended at the camp chapel, was held. Sandy Ryan then led a responsive reading, which was followed by more music led by Lynne Sapp. Braswell came again and gave the afternoon message, which was followed by a chance for the ladies to give their personal testimonies. Faglie dismissed the prayer retreat with closing remarks and a prayer. Madison County Carrier Wednesday, April 23, 2014 5B Path of Faith WMU Prayer Retreat Held Photo SubmittedShirley Faglie, WMU Association Director; Cindy Braswell, guest speaker; and Carolyn Moore, of Lee First Baptist Church, are pictured left to right at the WMU prayer retreat. Photo SubmittedMary Anne Wicker, left, and a long-time friend, Mary McGonigal, were reunited at the WMU prayer retreat. McHargue Gives Holy Week Message At Grace Presbyterian By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Rev. Steve McHargue, area director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, as well as the interim pastor of Airline Baptist Church in Mayo, was the speaker for the Holy Week service held Monday, April 14, at Grace Presbyterian Church in Madison. The service began in the beautiful sanctuary, with Faye Todd playing the prelude to worship. Dr. Roger Gibson welcomed everyone on behalf of Grace Presbyterian Church before the call to worship and hymn of praise, Man of Sorrows! What a Name. Jessica Ratliff performed The Weight of the Cross wonderfully, accompanied by her grandmother, Faye Todd, on piano. Rev. Retis Flowers gave the invocation and said the offertory prayer. An offering was received for the benevolent work of the Madison County Ministerial Association. Pastor McHargue then read Mark 8:27-30 and gave his message for the morning, When God Doesn't Do What You Want Him to Do. McHargue and his wife, Jan, have two children, Chris and Bryan. Chris is a senior at Florida State University and Bryan and his wife, Jamie, are expecting their first child in early May. The message closed, with the hymn of assurance, He is Lord, followed by Pastor McHargue giving the benediction and blessing the food. A meal was served in the church's fellowship hall following the service. Steve McHargue Photo submittedJosie Driggers (shown left) met the Easter Bunny during the egg hunt enjoyed by the children at the First Baptist Church in Madison. She was caught on camera with the Easter Bunny. Josie Driggers Meets Easter Bunny At Church Egg Hunt

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Path of Faith 6B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Church Calendar April 24 The smooth, rich sounds of multi-Dove Award winning and Grammy nominated recording artist, The Nelons, will ring loudly in Tallahassee on Thursday, April 24 at the Killearn United Methodist Church, located at 2800 Shamrock South. This exciting event will begin at 7 p.m. April 26 Greenville's Renewed Life Outreach Center will host a community outreach at Haffye Hays Park in Greenville, beginning at 11 a.m. On Saturday, April 26., Rev. Chris Peterson, pastor of the church, will deliver the message and Desmond Roberson will lead the music. Food will be served to everyone following the service. All are welcome. Renewed Life Outreach Center is located at 1376 SW Grand Street in Greenville. April 27 Cherry Lake First Baptist Church will be holding their homecoming service beginning at 10:30 a.m. Special music will be provided by New Tradition from Nashville, Ga. The morning message will be delivered by Dr. Tom Studstill from Westside Baptist Church in Adel, Ga. Everyone is welcome. Dr. Murrell Bennett is the pastor. Cherry Lake Baptist is located at 1308 NW County Road 150 in Cherry Lake. April 27-May 1 The Madison County Ministerial Association is sponsoring a Bible reading marathon at the Four Freedoms Gazebo in Madison, beginning Sunday, April 27, and culminating Thursday, May 1, with the National Day of Prayer service. Readers will read the Word of God around the clock during this time. May 1 Madison County will hold a service at noon on Thursday, May 1, to recognize the National Day of Prayer. Everyone is asked to join in at the Four Freedoms Park Gazebo at noon that day for prayer, music and a message.

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Madison County Carrier Wednesday, April 23, 2014 7B Path of Faith Beulah Baptist Youth Active in Flea Across Florida Highway 90 Yard Sale By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. The Beulah Baptist Church Youth were active in their annual fundraising yard sale. The sale began on Friday, April 11, and ran through Saturday, April 12. The funds that the youth raised is totally for the Christian camp that is held in July. According to youth director John Phillips, the youth did a great job with the sale and made a great deal of money toward their annual camp. The Beulah Baptist youth thank everyone for their support during those two days. It was a hard-working, fun filled two days with lots of fellowship. Photo SubmittedThe tent is ready for the Beulah Baptist Church youth to begin selling during the Flea Across Florida event. Photo SubmittedPastor T.J. Santerfeit visits with Annette Rye outside the sno-cone booth. Photo SubmittedPeople working at the yard sale included Rinna Anderson and Emma Anderson, shown left to right. Photo SubmittedSherry Wilson, Frances Hobby and Al Hobby, pictured left to right, were among those working at the yard sale. Verse Of The Week Hebrews 13:2 King James Version (KJV)2Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

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Madison County Carrier Wednesday, April 23, 2014 9B Path of Faith Bible Reading Marathon Begins This Sunday And Ends With Day Of Prayer By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. A Bible reading marathon, sponsored by the Madison County Ministerial Association, which will begin Sunday, April 27, will culminate with the National Day of Prayer service on Thursday, May 1, at noon at the Four Freedoms Park Gazebo in Madison. The Bible reading in the park will be continuous from Sunday until Thursday at noon as volunteers will begin reading aloud from Genesis through Revelation. If you would like to sign up for a spot to read during the Bible reading marathon, please call (850) 973-3238. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Jacob Bembry, April 3, 2014Committee members for the National Day of Prayer include, front row, left to right: Jenny Andrews, Vicki Howerton, Brian Sanderson and Kay Harris. Back row, left to right: Elmire Cantey, Michael Halley and Mariam Stephens. A number of other members and volunteers are not pictured. Training Held AtMiddle Florida Baptist Association By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. On Saturday, April 12, a training session was held at the Middle Florida Baptist Association. The Rev. Dr. Mike Miller introduced the speaker, Terry W. Williams. Williams has been the Music and Worship Minister at the Florida Baptist Convention for the past 13 years. The title for this training was, Making Transition in Worship Service. Williams brought a stirring message on worship service, emphasizing, Why? How? What? He spoke from the passage Deuteronomy 6:1-9, telling those in attendance to read the Scripture and pick out the significant single words big words/action words that go with the why. He also referenced Matthew 22. A total of 18 attended the training. After three hours, the group was still totally engaged, listening to his every word. Williams told those gathered to glorify the Lord. He further stated that worship is a Biblical priority.

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My son has a frightful disease: Arachibutyrophobia. Though he didnt know the technical name of the ailment, he properly diagnosed his case. Arachibutyrophobia is the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth. Seriously, ground peanuts terrify the boy. I understand my sons fear. I was a pitiful little thing growing up. The list of things I was afraid of would fill a three-ring binder: The dark; thunder; being abandoned at the baby sitters; roller coasters; animals. An unfamiliar dog once wandered into our yard, and I became so unnerved I tore through the bottom of the screen door to our home to get inside. Psychologists call it panophobia the fear of everything. Most of my fears were ungrounded. There was really nothing to be scared of, except for my school bus driver, Mr. Otto Walraven. He instilled fear into the bravest soul as he shook a switch the size of a tree limb at us in that large rear view bus mirror. More than once I saw him remove high school juniors and seniors from the bus and throttle them along the side of the road. Old Otto would be in the penitentiary these days, God rest his soul. But if you listen to radio news, catch more than ten minutes of television a day, or subscribe to internet news, you know this world is a terrifyingly dangerous place. The short list of concerns include record gas prices, the ongoing war in the Middle East, nuclear proliferation, economic uncertainty, the threat of terrorist attack, radical religious movements of all stripes, pandemic and bad spinach. Its enough to keep you in the bed in the morning. The Apostle Paul, living in fearful days himself, said, For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline (2 Timothy 1:7). Here, Paul summarizes the most often repeated command in the Scriptures, Dont be afraid. Over three hundred times in the Hebrew and Christian Testaments the Bible speaks to us with the simple words, Fear not. See, the most repeated command is not Love thy neighbor, or Repent of your sins, or Do not kill, as important as these things are. The most repeated instruction is to give no place to your worries. What an appropriate reminder for us today. The spirit God gives us that is, what furnishes us with breath and life is not the racing heartbeat of panic. No, we are not enslaved to dread. The spirit given to us, and within us, is one of power, love and self-discipline. We have been given the power to face each uncertain day; the love to overcome the hatred and bitterness that surround us; and self-discipline when everything else seems so out of control; for our security is not dependent upon the strength of our military or foreign policy. Our future is not guaranteed by the performance of the leading economic indicators. Rising oil prices, inflation and the never-ending mortgage crisis may cramp our portfolios; and elevated terror threats may cause us to alter our travel plans, but these should not take away our peace of mind. For this peace is a peace that comes from above, and it surpasses all human understanding. Dr. E. Stanley Jones says it far better than I can: Fear is not my native land. Faith is. I am so made that worry and anxiety are sand in the machinery of lifeIn anxiety and worry, my being is gasping for breath. These are not my native air. But in faith and confidence, I breathe freely. We are inwardly constructed in nerve and tissue, brain cell and soul, for faith and not for fear. God made us that way. To live by worry is to live against reality. Ill choose to live during these perilous days within the reality of God; a place without fear. And Ill try my best to convince my son that he can safely eat peanut butter. I may have more success with the former than the latter. Path of Faith 10B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, April 23, 2014 A Place Without Fear

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Madison County Carrier Wednesday, April 23, 2014 11B Path of Faith Ladies, dont forget the rummage sale. Its a chance to get rid of those things not worth keeping around the house. Bring your husbands. Dont let worry kill you off let the Church help Next Thursday there will be tryouts for the choir. They need all the help they can get. Weight Watchers will meet at 7 PM at the First Presbyterian Church. Please use large double door at the side entrance. Send us your church bulletin bloopers to: jacobbembry@hotmail.com Please include the name and location of church.

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By Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. Arthur Kverne, a Greenville resident, was arrested while attending the Wanee Festival at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. According to the Suwannee County Sheriff’s Ofce report, an ofcer in plain clothes saw Kverne passing a cannabis cigarette back and forth between two other people. The ofcer made contact and identied himself as a law enforcement ofcer. A search yielded a small bag of cannabis, MDMA, LSD and Alprazolam. He was booked into the Suwannee County Jail on Saturday, April 12. Kverne has been charged with possession of cannabis, LSD, MDMA and Alprazolam. At the time of press on Tuesday, Kverne remained in the Suwannee County Jail. Wed. April 23, 2014VOL. 50 NO. 36 www.greenepublishing.com 50 cents Index 2 Sections, 30 Pages Local Weather Viewpoints 2A Around Madison 3-7A Administrative Prof. Day 9A School 10-14A Sports 15A Classieds 16A Legals 17A Path of Faith Section B Vehicle Engulfed In FlamesAccording to the Florida Highway Patrol report, Trooper Stidham was called to a vehicle fire on Interstate 10 eastbound, past the weigh station in Lee on Tuesday, April 15 at 5:16 p.m. Upon Trooper Stidham’s arrival, all occupants were out of the vehicle and the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames. The Madison Fire Department put out the vehicle fire. The vehicle owner from Michigan was transported to the Best Western Pride Inn in Tallahassee so that a Red Cross representative could provide assistance. The vehicle was burned where there were no identifying marks on the vehicle and nothing inside of the vehicle was salvageable. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Jessie Box, April 15, 2014The vehicle that was consumed by ”ames just minutes before is being loaded onto a wrecker on the side of Interstate 10. A Big Reason To ConserveGreene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, April 15, 2014If anyone doubts the value of energy conservation efforts, the School Board has proof … big proof … that it works, and that those savings can add up. At their last school board meeting, Craig Mesenbrink of Cenergistic Energy presented the Cenergistic Energy Pacesetter Award to Madison County Schools. Since the school district signed on with Cenergistic in September of 2010, the company has assisted with energy conservation efforts, which have paid off to the tune of $910,000 in energy savings as of April 2014. Pictured left to right are school board member Fain Poppell, Superintendent Doug Brown, Craig Mesenbrink of Cenergistic, Polly Day, program coordinator for Madison, school board chair Bart Alford, and school board members Karen Pickles and Kenny Hall. Greenville Man Arrested At Wanee FestivalArthur Kverne Outstanding Basketball Players Recognized At School BoardGreene Publishing, Inc. Photos By Lynette Norris, April 15, 2014 Coach Alan Demps presented some of his best Madison County High School basketball players to the school board members, praising their hard work and dedication. After a rough beginning, these players helped their team turn things around by the Christmas tournament, to “nish up with a great 20132014 season. In the bottom photo, left to right, are MCHS players Ladarius Robinson and Christopher Fead. In the top photo, Coach Demps stands with another MCHS player, Codderick Grif“n. Congratulations to all on a season of great Cowboy basketball.School Board Recognizes Outstanding MCHS Music StudentsGreene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, April 15, 2014 Madison County High School Band Director Geoff Hill gave an enthusiastic presentation to the school board about the outstanding accomplishments of four of his students. The four students, members of the MCHS Jazz Ensemble, competed at the state level and received top ratings. Left to right: Joshua Stafford, Superior With Distinction,Ž a “rst ever such rating for Madison County High School; Kammeron Joseph, Superior State Solo Performance;Ž Morgan Cherry, Excellent State Solo Performance;Ž and Lanette Sever, Excellent State Solo Performance.Ž Congratulations to all four “rst-rate musicians. Parents Question School Uniform PolicyBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc. After Madison County Central School adopted a school uniform policy a couple of years ago, the three elementary schools, Lee, Pinetta and Greenville soon followed suit. However, not all parents are in agreement with the school uniform policy that requires children to wear khaki pants instead of jeans with their school shirts. At the April 15 school board meeting, Selina Sexton and Rodger Jones both spoke to the board members to protest the the uniform policy, calling it “a burden to parents,” many of whom live below the poverty line in Madison County. They requested that the policy be amended to allow jeans every day of the week instead of special days like “jeans Friday.” Sexton also had a petition signed by about 30 other parents, asking that the uniform policy be changed. Not only did the parents struggle to buy the uniforms, Sexton told the board, “The lighter colors, the khakis and so forth, stain easily. These are kids. They play rough, and they eat messy.” Once the pants were stained, it was often difcult to remove the stains without a $25 or $30 bottle of stain cleaning product. Jones, who had joined Sexton at the podium, said that he was a “kind of a worstcase scenario” concerning uniforms. His son had gone through 21 pairs of pants that year, and at $10 a shot, it was getting pretty expensive. The uniform pants were poorly made and just didn't hold up, he told the board, adding that he had taken brand-new pants out of their plastic packaging, only to nd the stitching already coming undone. Meanwhile, his son's jeans were still as good asSee Uniforms On Page 3A Celebrate Administrative Professionals Day See Page 9A

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If you don’t know what a blog is, what it means to be a blogger or understand the phrase, “I love blogging!” then take heart because I am going to tell you. Blogs are online journals, usually written to cover one subject the blog author is fond of. Blogs can be about pets, photography, writing, news, crafting…the list is endless. It’s probably no surprise that my favorite blogs are centered around food and cooking. When I rst discovered food blogs, I was thrilled to nd other people who were as passionate about food as myself and nding the blogs expanded my culinary world. A food blog is much more than a cookbook experience: Blogs have recipes, but they are also a teaching tool, that can take you stepby-step through a cooking procedure unfamiliar to you; a picture book, that allows you to see the nished product and sometimes pictures of the process in making a recipe with beautiful photography; a food commentary, taking you through the author’s travel or experiences related to the recipe; a journal, that may or may not include the author, their kids, pets or whatever they allow you to take part of in their lives. A food blog takes you into the life of the person writing the blog and if that person is in another part of the world and uses different cooking methods and foods, then your food world becomes larger and can increase your own experiences. One of things I like most about my food blogs is the inspiration I can nd there, especially when I have none. If I nd myself in a food rut, or feel I have lost my desire to be in the kitchen, food blogs with names like: Smitten Kitchen, Greedy Goose, Vegalicious or La Mia Cucina can inspire me, entertain me and get me back in the kitchen, where I can again nd my creativity using items from my pantry and fridge. The recipe I’m sharing with you is from one of my all-time favorite food bloggers, David Lebovitz, a wellknown pastry chef and cookbook author who currently lives in Paris. Lebovitz’s recipes are classic but surprisingly simple and he demysties recipes you may have heard of, but maybe thought you could never replicate. His blog is the one I visit when I need something to x impromptu for an event because I know it will be good. If you own a computer and love to cook, but have never looked at a food blog, search ‘food blogs’ and I promise, you will nd your own food and cooking world expand, giving you new inspiration to be in your own kitchen. Goat Cheese Custards by David Lebovitz 5 ounces fresh goat cheese, room temperature 1/4 c sugar 1/2 c milk, cream or half-and-half 2 large egg yolks 1/8 tsp. vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place four custard cups or ramekins in a deep baking dish or pan. Blend together the goat cheese, sugar, milk or cream, egg yolks and vanilla for about 30 seconds or until smooth. Divide into custard cups; each cup should be a bit more than half full. Add warm water to baking pan to make a water bath. Water should be about halfway up the side of each cup. Cover the pan with foil and bake 15 to 20 minutes. Remove the cups from the water bath and cool completely. Custards are best served room temperature, but can be covered with plastic wrap and chilled for two days in fridge. Bring to room temperature before serving with fresh fruit or other topping of your choice.One of the most popular patriotic songs is “God Bless America.” It is commonly sung at athletic events as well as many others. In major league baseball, ever since the 9-11 attacks, the tune is played in stadiums during the ‘seventh inning stretch.’ There are many stories beneath the surface about this popular tune that deserve our attention. The author of this song, words and music, is the late Irving Berlin. He was not a native born American but instead, a Russian-Jewish immigrant. Berlin was a long-lived composer of both music and Broadway shows. Among many, the musical tribute to sharpshooter Annie Oakley “Annie Get Your Gun” was his invention. Better than most, he understood the essence of American exceptionalism which he captured in “God Bless America” – a synthesis of patriotism and prayer. In the 1930s, a young woman from North Carolina became very popular on the radio networks. Kate Smith, who had earned the reputation as the ‘southern songbird,’ was looking for a signature song to end her broadcasts. She chose Berlin’s “God Bless America”and introduced it to her audience on Armistice (now Veterans) Day 1938. But there was a twist to her version. Because of the dire situation in Europe with Hitler’s rise, Kate added a preamble to the song that today, is largely forgotten. This is how Smith introduced what was to become her own song: “While the storm clouds gather far across the sea/Let us swear allegiance to a land that’s free/Let us all be grateful for a land so fair/As we raise our voices in a solemn prayer.” With that introduction, she would launch into a full throated version of “God Bless America.” “God Bless America, land that I love. Stand beside her, and guide her, through the night with the light from above. From the mountains, to the prairies, to the oceans, white with foam. God Bless America, my home sweet home; God Bless America, my home sweet home.” Decades later, American aviators were being shot down over the skies of North Vietnam and imprisoned as POWs. For years, they were kept in solitary confinement. To communicate with their fellow Americans, the POWs developed a ‘tap code’ to communicate through the thick cell walls from one cell to the next. A 5 by 5 matrix contained 25 of the 26 letters of the alphabet; they deleted ‘q’ which could be substituted with a ‘k’ without much loss in translation. The prisoners tapped constantly from their cells where they were confined for 23 hours every day … for years. They later joked that you would think that the prison was infested with woodpeckers since the tapping went on constantly. As their numbers grew, new prisoners would be introduced to the tap code, especially in the Hoa Lo Prison which carried the nickname “Hanoi Hilton.” One of the early POWs was a Navy A-6 squadron commander Jeremiah Denton from Mobile, Alabama. As a senior officer, Denton, a devout Roman Catholic, formed a chain of command and tightened discipline and esprit among the captured aviators. One of the rituals introduced into Hoa Lo was church every Sunday. At 9 a.m. each Sunday, the tap code alerted everyone that church was about to begin. At the first signal, each POW would recite the Lord’s Prayer. Next, they would face the east toward their homeland and recite the Pledge of Allegiance. The service would conclude with the echoing tap, GBA – God Bless America. That same acronym, GBA, was used every night at taps before the prisoners turned in for the night. They did this, year after year, every night without fail. They never lost faith. Finally in early 1973, an armistice was signed and the POWs returned to their homeland. When the first C-141, the Hanoi Taxi 66-0177, touched down at Clark AB in The Philippines on February 12 carrying the first forty returning Americans, the senior officer Jerry Denton stepped off the aircraft first. He was greeted by Admiral Noel Gaylor who asked Captain Denton if he wanted to make any remarks to the crowd of well-wishers. He stepped to the microphone and briefly offered this: “We are honored to have had the opportunity to serve our country under difficult circumstances. We are profoundly grateful to our commanderin-chief and to our nation for this day. God Bless America.” These are three American heroes: Irving Berlin, Kate Smith and Jeremiah Denton. They served their nation in different ways offering their unique gifts to honor their home and God. They recognized that we live in a unique land blessed by the hand of God. We should never forget their example nor allow a small minority to separate uswww.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 2A € Madison County CarrierVIEWPOINTS& OPINIONS Letter To The Editor National SecurityJoe Boyles Guest Columnist Searching For Ambrosia Rose KleinColumnistLetters to the Editor are typed word for word, comma for comma, as sent to this newspaper. All submitted Letters must be 600 words or less -Finding Passion For Food OnlineGod Bless AmericaBig Tobacco is back in Tallahassee, pulling strings behind the scenes to make sure that kids in Florida will have easier access to tobacco. You may be scratching your head and asking yourself how this can be possible, given that Florida has become a leader in tobacco prevention through its highly successful Tobacco Free Florida campaign. It starts with the following fact: 85% of new tobacco users start between the ages of 12 and 17, before it is even legal to possess and use tobacco. Kids make the choice to use tobacco, not adults. Preventing kids from becoming addicted at a very young age is signicantly the reducing market share of the tobacco industry. Over the last 15 years, youth tobacco use in Florida has dropped to historic lows. This has been driven by a tobacco prevention program that is actually funded by penalties paid to Florida by the tobacco industry as part of an $11.7 billion dollar lawsuit settlement in 1997. This has made the tobacco industry in Florida openly aggressive as it looks for ways to make the program less effective. Which brings us to the 2014 Florida Legislative Session. Bills introduced in both the House and Senate, designed to restrict the sale of electronic cigarettes and highly addictive liquid nicotine to minors, have quickly been railroaded by tobacco industry lobbyists to increase youth access to tobacco. That’s right. Legislation initially designed to protect our children has been rewritten by the Tobacco Industry to make sure that more kids will have easier access to tobacco. It all boils down to a few sentences in HB 169, scheduled for a House vote on April 22, which takes away the rights of local governments to regulate youth access to tobacco. In its current form, the bill will overturn 88 local ordinances requiring that tobacco products simply be placed behind the counter so that customers have to ask for them. Rolling back these rules will have no impact on the availability of tobacco for adults, but it will certainly help the industry get tobacco back into the hands of our children. Adding to the complexity is that many House members are planning on voting for this bill even though they oppose it. They are being pressured by members of the House Leadership and may vote against their conscience. A future Speaker of the Florida House, who also owns Oliva Cigars, seems to have the biggest conict of interest as he pushes for a favorable vote on this bill. Couple this with the fact that there is one tobacco industry lobbyist for every two members of the Florida House, and you can see how special interests can create legislation that will sacrice a generation of Florida’s kids. There is still time to make a difference. Reach out to your Representatives, as well as members of the House Leadership, and voice your opposition to HB 169. We need to make sure that our legislators are representing the voters, not the bottom line of an industry that purposefully addicts kids. Most importantly, make sure you remember how your Representative votes on HB 169, and whether they voted to protect your children or the tobacco industry. Barry Hummel, Jr., MD, FAAP Communication Director, Tobacco Prevention Network of Florida A German sought by authorities for alleged fraud has been arrested in Austria after dropping into a police station to ask of“cers whether he was under investigation. A Phoenix woman was arrested Thursday after allegedly teaching her neighbors how to do beer runs and selling the beer they stole. A South Carolina construction worker who didn't pay 89 cents to refill his soda is now out $525 and a job.

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By Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.After the voters in Greenville approved the amendments to the town's charter in March, the next stop was Town Hall, where the mayor would sign the ordinance enacting the amendments.However, at the Greenville Town Council's April 14 meeting, Mayor Kovacherich Arnold refused to sign the ordinance (No. 234) that would have enacted the amendments and made them officially part of the newly amended Town Charter. In fact, Arnold told the other council members, he had filed a complaint regarding those very amendments with the Ethics Commission and the Attorney General's office. Greenville Town Attorney Christine Thurman protested that filing a complaint did not pre-empt an ordinance that had already been passed in an election; any complaint would have had to be filed before the election, not after. Other council members also took issue with the mayor's refusal, with Council member Elesta Pritchett describing the mayor's actions as a “dictatorship.” Former town clerk Trish Hinton, who was seated in the audience, stood up and protested, “Excuse me, there appears to be an attempt to circumvent the will of the people here.” Arnold's stated reason for his refusal dealt with the way the amendments had been put on the ballot; at the second public hearing back in January, which Arnold was unable to attend, Mayor Pro Tem Al Young had seconded and voted on a motion to put the amendments on the ballot, a move that Arnold said was improper, since Young, as mayor pro tem, was acting as mayor in that situation; according to Arnold's interpretation of Robert's Rules of Order, Young could not vote on or second anything done with the amendments. Furthermore, since Arnold said he had not been able to see the minutes from that public hearing until after the election, there was no way he could have filed his complaint any earlier. However, attorney Thurman stated that Young's actions were indeed proper. Robert's Rules of Order, Part IV, Chapter 16, Meetings, under the heading “Informal Meetings,” a subset of procedures “specifically designed for boards and committees whose membership is under 12,” states that “The person presiding...can make motions, discuss motions, and vote on motions.” In other words, the mayor or mayor pro tem retains voting and seconding rights, because the town council membership, including the mayor, consists of only five people. On the website www.robertsrules.com/faq.html the first question under “Frequently Asked Questions” also addresses this issue, stating that the president or presiding officer retains these rights in small groups of less than 12. Also, on myfloridalegal.com under the section “Frequently Asked Questions,” Section IV, “When Opinions Will Not Be Issued,” it lists “questions involving an interpretation only of local codes, charters, ordinances or regulations.” The Attorney General's Office will likely send the complaint right back to the town attorney. That leaves the Ethics Commission to rule as to whether any council members did or did not follow correct procedure in placing the amendment on the ballot, and most of them disagreed with Arnold, seeming to think the Commission will either rule that the Council (which did have a quorum) and Young followed correct procedure, or simply refuse to hear the complaint at all and hand it back to the town attorney. In any case, the question appears moot, since the amendments had already become effective March 11, when the voters approved them. The Mayor's signature at the April meeting would have been essentially a formality, and in any case, Vice Mayor Barbara Dansey signed the ordinance in one of the Town Hall offices after the April meeting had adjourned. Mayor Arnold stated afterwards that since he himself had just been cleared by the Ethics Commission regarding charges of voting when the complaint was that he should have abstained, as well as not following correct procedure, he would have preferred to wait and see how the Ethics Commission ruled before anything was signed. There are now a total of three amendments to the Greenville Town Charter. The first states that a council member's position will become vacant if that member misses more than three regular or special council meetings within 12 months without being excused by council prior to the third meeting. The second provides for a town manger to designate the town clerk or other qualified town employee to act as town manager in the event of an extended absence/disability of the manager for more than 45 days. If the town manager position is vacant, the town clerk or any other qualified town employee will assume the duties and responsibilities of town manager, with added pay commensurate with the extra work involved, until the vacancy is filled. The third changes the charter's outdated gender-specific language (“he” and “councilman”) to gender-neutral terms (“he/she” and “councilmember”) throughout the document. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 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 DunnBookkeeping Brooke Kinsley Classified 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) Woman Sues Wal-Mart Over Tangled Hair In Portland, Ore., a woman who purchased a bottle of “Equate Everyday Clean Dandruff Shampoo” from WalMart is suing the store because the shampoo allegedly caused her hair to get so tangled she was forced to cut most of it. Jennifer Fahey has led a $10,000 lawsuit against the mega store, along with shampoo maker Vi-Jon, because according to her attorney, Fahey had to cut off a few feet of hair, leaving her with about four inches, a loss he called “devastating.” Fahey is seeking $10,000 for “past, present and future physical and emotional pain and suffering, anxiety, humiliation and embarrassment, expenses for replacement hair, along with diminished and lost wages as well as loss of life’s pleasures and activities.” New Wonder Shoes Direct Foot Trafc And Increase Weight Loss In Hyderabad, India, shoes have been developed that keeps you from ever getting lost again. ‘Footnav’ technology, called Lechal, can be purchased ready-tted in a Ferrari-red shoe or as an insole, both costing $100. Krispian Lawrence, 30, and Anirudh Sharma, 28, developed the shoes to communicate with the user’s smartphone by connecting with its mapping system. The mobile chooses a route then emits a discreet vibration in either foot, telling you when and where to change direction. The shoes also can communicate by the wearer using hand gestures and nger snaps because the shoes have sensors that can pick up movement and sound. The shoes can even help with a weight loss plan. You tell them how many calories you want to burn and the shoes will plot the perfect run or cycle for you. The Lechal shoes go on sale worldwide in June but Lawrence and Sharma’s company, Ducere Technologies, has already taken more than 3,000 pre-orders. Father Ordered By Judge To Stop Emailing In All Caps In London, an Israeli father has been ordered to stop emailing his children in allcapital letters because it looks like he is yelling at them. The judge said the father’s emails were “equivalent to him shouting,” and added, “He needs to make his messages appropriate and child friendly. There’s nothing worse than an email…shouting at you.” The father and mother of the 13year-old son and nine-year-old daughter are in a custody dispute and were also told they needed to work on their communication skills. The judge stated, “It is all about respect and a willingness to start again in the process of trying to interact as parents in a way which will enhance rather than harm their children ." they had been when school started in September. Sexton pointed out that under the Florida Statutes, a school could require uniforms only for student safety or welfare reasons. She didn't see any safety or welfare reasons to justify the policy, and neither did any of the parents she had spoken with, many of whom were working two jobs to pay their bills and couldn't be at the school board meeting with her. School board member Bart Alford added that it was the schools who had come to the board and asked for the uniform policy and that the principals had supported it. School Superintendent Doug Brown said that when the school uniform idea had been presented to the district, it had been touted as a more budgetfriendly way to dress kids for school. “Whose budget?” Sexton asked. A lot of families in the Madison school district lived below the poverty line, depending on thrift stores, or knowing someone with slightly older children who could pass along handme-downs. There was also a question of whether or not the uniforms were available locally, and how such families could afford to drive to Valdosta or elsewhere to buy uniforms. Then there was the added burden of maintaining two different sets of clothes for each child: one set for in-school and one set for out of school, for both summer and winter seasons. “As a school board member, I have no problem with the kids wearing blues jeans,” said Kenny Hall. “As long as they don't have holes in them...but whatever all the schools are doing, it needs to be the same.” It also needed to be resolved before school was out in May. “Please put this on the agenda,” said Sexton. Superintendent Brown said that the board had the ability to survey a lot of parents rather quickly and get more parental input. The next step was to start doing that and hold discussions with teachers and principals, “So we can address this issue rather quickly.” Uniforms Cont. From Page 3A New Bank Of America ATM SiteBy Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. The new Bank of America ATM will be located at 729 West Base Street in Madison between CVS and the Advanced Auto Parts. According to Mary Graham from the City’s Planning and Zoning Department, the ATM will be completed in four weeks. The Bank of America, currently located at 232 South Horry St., will close their doors Friday, July 18. Greenville Town Charter Amendments Cause Discussion

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Taylor James would like to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of her father, David James to her soon-to-be stepmother, Michelle Morgan, granddaughter of June Lucas. David James, son of Mike and Judy Smith, graduated from Madison County High School and is a correctional ofcer at Madison Correctional Institute. Michelle Morgan attended Madison County High School and works at the Best Western Plus. The wedding will take place Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Lee First Baptist Church, in Lee, followed by a reception at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park, in Madison. Obituaries www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4A € Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Madge Simpson WallerMadge Simpson Waller passed away Easter Sunday a little after 6 p.m. on April 20. Friday morning she was sitting in her living room talking about her Easter plans and making plans for a short trip with her two daughters. Sunday night God welcomed her into Heaven, and she is up there celebrating with dad, our brother Hugh, and all those who have gone on before her. She went out on her own terms; she was awake, alert and talking until the end. Pray for the extended family, we need it, Mom doesn't; she's in Heaven. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ezra and Pearl Simpson; her husband, Ed Waller; her son, Hugh Waller and her sister Elaine Rogers. She is survived by her children Jim (Jimmy) Waller (DJ), Barbara Dennis (Brian), Connie Fleetwood (Mark), Glenn Waller (Lynn) and Mike Waller (Anna); her sister Dot Newberne (Vergil); 16 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, three greatgreat-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. The service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday April 23, at Faith Baptist Church of Madison. Visitation was held Tuesday, April 22 at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home in Madison. God looked down and said, "Madge, you've done enough, come on home." John Goldwire McCallJohn Goldwire McCall, born July 13, 1917 in Quitman Ga., passed away April 8, in Vicksburg, MS. He graduated from high school in Madison, and from Stetson University in Deland, Fl. He received the ThM and ThD degrees from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. He served as a US Army chaplain in Patton's Third Army in Europe during World War II. He pastored churches in Florida, Kentucky and Mooresville, NC, before becoming pastor of First Baptist Church in Vicksburg where he served from 1952 to 1982. At the time of his death, he was Pastor Emeritus of First Baptist Church of Vicksburg. During that time, he served as moderator of the Warren Baptist Association, on the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention and was President of the Mississippi Baptist Convention 1969-1970. He was also a member of the Radio and Television Commission of the Southern Baptist Commission. He served on the Mississippi College Board of Trustees for two terms. He was named Vicksburg/Warren County Man of the Year in 1975 and received the Service to Humanity Award from Mississippi College for 1975-76. Southern Seminary in Louisville, Ky., honored him as Distinguished Alumnus in 1991. He was also named Mississippi College's Professor of the Year in 1991. After his retirement from First Baptist Church in Vicksburg, he taught several years at Boyce Bible College in Louisville, Ky. He then came to Mississippi College where he served as professor of Christian Studies and a number of years as Chair of the Department of Christian Studies and later the Director of Church Relations. In 1998-1999, he took a sabbatical from Mississippi College and taught for eight months at the International Baptist Theological Seminary for Eastern Africa in Arusha, Tanzania. His second retirement was from Mississippi College in 2002. He continued to serve as an Interim Pastor at several churches, his last being Edwards Baptist Church where he served for nine years, ending in February 2012. John McCall consistently preached the Gospel, proclaiming God's love, mercy and grace for the world. He openly shared that anyone who accepted Jesus Christ as God's only Son, as their Savior would not perish, but have eternal life. He had many distinguishing Christian traits. However, perhaps the most pronounced was his Christian love, compassion and service to his church membership and the whole community regardless of their religious denomination or status in life. In short, he was a humble, sincere, loving and forgiving Christian servant and gentleman. He was married to Wilma Grass McCall from 1949 until her death in 1983. He married Vicki Dunwoody McCall in 1984, and they made their home in Clinton. He was preceded in death by his parents and his two brothers, James Edward McCall and Guyton Bobo McCall. He is survived by his wife, Vicki; sons, John (Ginger) of Long Beach, MS., and Dennis (Margaret) of Homer, Ga.; three grandchildren; a sister, Mary Love Strum of Jacksonville; a brother, Frank Clark McCall of Seattle, WA. and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service was Saturday, April 12 at 11 a.m., at First Baptist Church in Vicksburg. Burial followed at the Vicksburg City Cemetery. Visitation was Friday, April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m., at Glenwood Funeral Home in Vicksburg and Saturday April 12, at 10 a.m., at First Baptist Church. Dr. Larry Cox and Dr. Matt Buckles officiated. Memorials may be made to the John G. McCall Scholarship Fund at First Baptist Church in Vicksburg at P.O. Box 390 Vicksburg, MS. 39181 or to a charity of choice. The family wishes to thank John's beloved friend and physician, Dr. Paul W. Pierce III and his wife, Pat for many years of compassionate care, particularly during his final days. They also wish to thank the staffs of River Region Medical Center and Promise Hospital for their care during the past several weeks. T helma Au n t TŽ We bb T horn t onThelma "Aunt T" Webb Thornton, 95, died Monday, April 14, at Lake Park of Madison. A graveside memorial service will be held Saturday, April 26 at 2 p.m., at Corinth Cemetery in Lee. She was one of 10 children born to Willoughby Drew Webb and Della Mariah Thomas Webb of Lee. After high school, she lived in Tallahassee and worked for a short time with the Florida Legislature. She then moved to Jacksonville, where she would live for the next 60 years. She worked at Montgomery Ward in retail sales. Her banking career lasted 35 years until she retired from Atlantic Bank in 1987. During those years and after retirement, she volunteered as a Pink Lady. At the VFW, she was known as "T." Her delicious pizza, made at the VFW, was known by many. Proceeds from pizza sales were used to buy comfort items for disabled veterans. Once a month, she baked cakes and made homemade chicken salad sandwiches. On Saturdays, she traveled to the Lake City VA Hospital to distribute her comfort packs and homemade goodies. She loved gardening, golf, Jeff Gordon and the Florida Gators. She believed sharing her love and blessings with others was her purpose in life. She was preceded in death by her parents: Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Webb; brothers: Junior, Curtis, Max and Tebo Webb; sisters: Lena, Josie, Helen, WillaDean and Betty. She leaves behind her nephew, Joe Webb and his wife Bonnie, whom she lived with and whom cared for her for many years; a dear friend, Monty Revord of Jacksonville; beloved sister-in-law, Louise Webb; beloved brother-inlaw, L. H. James, a host of nieces and nephews and many friends all over the United States. Donations may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 225 SW Smith Street, Madison, Fl., 32340. Beggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements (850) 9732258. You may send your condolences to the family by visiting our website www.beggsfuneral.com. B onnie Jean B owenMrs. Bonnie Jean Bowen, 53, passed away Wednesday, April 16 in Tallahassee. Funeral Service was held Sunday, April 20 at 4 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home in Madison. Burial followed in Corinth Cemetery in Lee. The family received friends on Saturday, April 19, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Beggs Funeral Home Madison Chapel. Bowen was born April 27, 1960 in Madison. She spent most of her life in Madison County, she also lived in Okeechobee, Savannah, Ga. and Greenville for 10 years. She was a CNA, a caregiver and did Home Health Care. She was a caterer and did restaurant work. She loved to cook and loved her grandchildren very much. She would give and help others never expecting anything in return. She collected chickens and roosters. She is survived by her mother, Betty Bowen of Lee; two sons: Bobby Warner (Gena) and Luke Warner (Leslie) of Live Oak; one daughter Wendy Ann Vann of Tallahassee; two brothers: Elmer Bowen (Fay) of Lake Park, Ga. and Donald Bowen (Pat) of Lee; 15 grandchildren: Summer, Addilyn, Trace, Landon, Cole, Robbie, Riley, Savannah, Ryne, Michael, Catlyn, Landon, Scotty, Hunter and Lucas. She also leaves to mourn her passing many other relatives and friends. She is predeceased by her father, James Edward Bowen and a brother, Edward Bowen. O len L a b one A l b ri tt onOlen Labone Albritton, 82, passed away Wednesday, April 16 in West Palm Beach, Fl. Albritton was born April 28, 1931 in Gainesville. He moved to West Palm Beach in 1960. He worked in construction. He was predeceased by his parents, three brothers, the mother of his children, Maxine Albritton Reese and his son, Wilbert Albritton. He is survived by his children: Elizabeth Ann Blackwell (Barry), Leonard Albritton, Donald Albritton (Gail), James Albritton (Sandy), Ester Albritton, Jerry Albritton (Janet) and Betty Southard (Carl); his sisters: Goldie Howard and Christine Jenkins; 25 grandchildren and 43 great grandchildren. In Memory S. Joseph DeMaggio Super JoeGod saw you getting tired; A cure was not yet seen. So He put His arms around you and whispered, Joe come along with Me. We watched and saw you pass away, Not even our love could make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, Our Super Joe was now at rest. It broke our hearts to lose you, But God always knows what's Best. You're Heaven bound forever, Well deserved. In our hearts for all eternity. Wife Lucy & Entire Family Amen Morgan And James To Wed

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By Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.ARoyal Social and Book Signing for Marvin “Merv” Mattair was held earlier this month at the Greenville Public Library. The social included a little music and socializing, complete with finger foods and of course, books on hand to be purchased and signed by the author. “My Royal Swag” is Mattair’s third book and according to him, was written for people to “wipe off (their) lenses and see things clearly.” He said he held nothing back and when writing this book, wrote it as if he was dying tomorrow. “I’m tired of seeing the same old stuff causing us to stay in the same old mental slump,” said Mattair. “This book will raise enough awareness to strengthen marriages, empower youth, push a person to accomplish their goals, convict anyone who may be still living a racist lifestyle and encourage men to be faithful to their wives.” He also stated the book was practical, easy to read and recommended it to readers 13 years of age and up. Mattair’s first book was “Word to My Kings & Queens: Achieving a Renewed & Improved Mind,” followed by his second book, “Word from My Kings & Queens: Overcoming Seemingly Insurmountable Odds.” He is also a motivational speaker and founder of the organization, Boyz to KINGS, that encourages young men to go down the right path and be responsible and accountable in all aspects of their lives. Mattair also works with the Madison County Health Department, educating youth on making responsible choices in sexual matters and is a certified Sexual Risk Avoidance Specialist. To find out more information on Merv Mattair or to purchase one of his books, you can visit his webpage at www.kingsqueens.org or check out his Facebook page. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, April 4, 2014Merv Mattair signs a copy of his book at his Royal Social and Book Signing hosted by the Greenville Public Library. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014Madison County Carrier € 5AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY BAILEY MONUMENT CO 740252 Local Author, Merv M attair, Attends Book Signing In Greenville55 Plus Club Blessed With Good SingingBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.Ibelieve God has a sense of humor,” Mike Humphrey told the audience at the 55 Plus Club. “If you don't believe it, take a look at the person sitting next to you.” Humphrey and his friend, Debbie Shefeld, part of the larger gospel music group, Everlasting Arms, were the special guests at the April meeting of the 55 Plus Club. They were there, as Humphrey put it, “trying to spread the word through music. We're here and we're going to make a joyful noise.” Everlasting Arms already has a few CDs to its credit, and the duo performed some original numbers from their repertoire as well as “old standards” that have been around forever. The set opened with “Let's Go Down to the River,” followed by “Jesus, Pick Me Up When I Fall” and “Standing On the Shoulders of My Lord.” Fans among the audience members silently or quietly sang along. But when it came to “The Old Rugged Cross,” one of the old standards everyone grew up with, the entire audience sang along out loud. “I love those old songs,” said Humphrey. “They have a powerful message.” They continued with another original song reective of Humphrey's belief in God's sense of humor, something that “Baptists, Methodists, and everybody else” could prob ably rela te to, about the effect a hellre-breathing preacher has on a backsliding back-row church member. The fan base in the audience sang along. They concluded with “River of My Soul,” a poetic look back at life through the metaphor of sitting on the banks of a river, looking back at the years that have owed past and “days covered up by time.” “We always want to give a blessing,” said Humphrey at the end of the set. “But we always end up receiving one.” Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, April 9, 2014Debbie Shef“eld and Mike Humphrey, part of the gospel music group Everlasting Arms, perform a number at the 55 Plus Club's April meeting. Emergency Preparedness Expo Is May 20By Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison County Emergency Management Services Department announced at the last county commission meeting that the 2014 Emergency Preparedness Expo is set for Tuesday evening, May 20, from 6 – 8 p.m., at the Van H. Priest Auditorium. Last year's event, the 2013 Hurricane Preparedness Expo, was well-attended and a great success, with plenty of information booths and free weather preparedness items like small, batterypowered NOAA weather alert radios for those who wanted them. Hurricane season starts June 1 and runs through November 30, but all types of severe weather can strike at any time, so this year, the scope of the Expo has been expanded to include preparedness info for a wider range of severe weather emergencies, including tornado, ood and re. It will include more information booths with free informational literature, and more presentations by emergency service personnel on how to prepare for and deal with emergency situations, and all the latest updates on everything from where to nd emergency shelters to where to take your pets. As the date approaches, the Madison County EMS will have announcements in the Madison County Carrier and the Madison Enterprise-Recorder newspapers, with more details. Stay tuned and mark your calendar for May 20. No Photocopies Accepted € Tickets are good for Saturday, May 10thonly € Deadline To Enter May 6, 2014Name____________________________ Address__________________________ __________________________ Phone Number____________________ Fill out and return to Greene Publishing at P.O. Drawer 772 or 1695 South SR 53 Madison, FL 32341 .

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6A € Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY FREE Skin Cancer Screening May 8, 15 & 22, 2014 5:30pm … 7pmPearlman Cancer Center* Registration required. Please be prepared to provide personal and demographic information to complete your registration.*To register, call 229.259.4422Participating physicians: William R. Howard, MD Betsy P. Thacker, MD John A. Cole, MD Skin 15 & 22, y 8, Ma ee Cancer Scr FREE C C l P5:30pm … 7pm 14 20 15 & 22, ening E t5:30pm … 7pm A. Cole, MD ohn J MD er k Thac Betsy P P. ard, MD William R. How ysicians: ticipating ph ar Pra og dem n r io t ra t s i eg R erysicians: egist o r *T To ur r o e y yo let p m o co n t io t a at m r o hicinf fo p ra o p d t e r a ep r e p e b s a le .P d e uir q e n rn e C r r e c an C an m l ar e P call 229.259.4422 r r, n. io t ra a t s i eg ur r d n l a a n o s er ide p v o rr e t te n The Fight Of Our LivesSubmitted By Jeff Brewer Guest ColumnistT he following story was written and submitted by Jeff Brewer, one of the team members on this year’s Relay for Life team. In his story, Brewer shares his personal experiences with cancer. Cancer. When you hear the word, what comes to your mind? Fear? Sadness? Anxiety? We have all heard the word and understand the seriousness when we hear it. It can turn a positive conversation into one that is solemn in a matter of seconds. We have all experienced that moment in time when it happens to us, or someone we love. It seems completely random in its choice of whom it will affect next. One thing is for sure, this insidious disease affects us all, and we all handle it differently. Although I have not experienced cancer in my own body, I have spoken with those who have. I have listened as they struggle to answer the questions, “Why me? Why now?” I have heard them cry, and I have felt their pain. I watched my friend Andrea work through chemotherapy. She was a beautiful woman with a newborn daughter who had nothing but life ahead of her. Andrea was stricken with an aggressive form of cancer, and she attacked it with all the will she had and all the chemotherapy and medicine her body could handle. It took its toll on her body. Her friends and family fought by her side, but in the end, she could not defeat it. She has been gone now for at least eight years. Her daughter has never known Andrea. She was too young to comprehend when Andrea passed. It is crazy how time ies. It seems like yesterday I was at lunch with her and some friends when Andrea took off her red bandana to show us her bald head. Without her hair, she was as beautiful as ever. She has passed through the portal of death into eternity, but her memory lives in the minds of those who loved her most. And then there is my friend John who experienced testicular cancer in his early twenties. It was one of the rst times his close buddies realized they were mortal. I was one of them. We feared for his life and our own. It was a heavy time. He also attacked his cancer with all he had. He wondered, “Will I make it? Will I have children? What will my wife think after surgery?” I am happy to say he just had his fourth beautiful child and serves as a Captain in Leon County EMS. He works everyday to save lives. He is one of those men you want standing by your side in your time of need. My friends and I always joke when we would go on adventures, “We’ll be ne. We have John with us.” He is a light in this world, and I am glad he is still here. And lastly, I have a close relative who was just diagnosed with stage four cancer. This is one of the most beautiful human beings I know, and I ask God, “Why this person? Why cancer?” This person does not want anyone to know because they don’t want to bother others with their burden. They are incredibly unselsh. We do not know what the future holds in this person’s life, but I know this. No matter what happens, they have lived a great one and are a blessing to us all. Life goes on. With us or without us, the earth keeps spinning, and the clock keeps ticking. But while we are here, we have a choice. We can stand up and ght for life, for truth and for love. We can stand with our loved ones and let them know that we are with them in their struggle. Don’t miss a wonderful opportunity to communicate how much you love and care. Come join us at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 9 at Madison County High School and help our community win our “Relay for Life.” Jeff Brewer Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, April 17, 2014Members of Tri-County Electric Co-op's Relay For Life Team gathered on the courthouse lawn Thursday, April 17, for a grilled ch icken dinner fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. The team sold chicken dinners for $6 each that included chicken, baked beans, corn on the cob, bread, cookies and a drink. When asked how many members the team had, Julius Hackett, CEO of Tri-County replied, I don't know...it feels kind of unlimited.Ž Another added, It's a whole Tri-County effort.Ž Relay For Life culminates in the 12-hour Stars Come Out At NightŽ walk for life event May 9-10, at Madison County High School's Boothill Stadium.Tri-County Electric Holds Relay For LifeFundraiser Kiwanis Club's Jim Holben Speaks On Samaritan's PurseBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.Almost everyone is familiar with the parable of the Good Samaritan, found in Luke 10:30-37. Jesus related this parable in answer to one question, “Who is my neighbor?” The answer, it would seem, is whoever needs our help; whoever is hurting and needs a kind word or a helping hand, or both. Samaritan's Purse has taken this mission of “offering help to a hurting world” through Crisis and Disaster Response Teams, helping in Jesus' name around the world. In the United States, they also have a ministry that strikes closer to home; in fact, it is the heart of home; helping wounded veterans reconnect with their spouses through Operation Heal Our Patriots. Kiwanis member Jim Holben, whose son is actively involved in the ministry, accompanied his son on one of the ministry sessions in Alaska and shared some of the things he learned. Since Sept. 11, 2001, over 48,000 military veterans have been wounded in action, resulting in unexpected challenges they face when returning home to pick up the lives they left behind, lives where often things have changed; not only is there the challenge of dealing with the physical and the psychological changes but also changes in family dynamics when one spouse is repeatly deployed, or changes in parenting dynamics when one parent is repeatedly deployed. All those taken together can put a considerable strain on a marriage. Operation Heal Our Patriots operates from Samaritan Lodge on Lake Clark in Alaska, a wilderness area so remote that the only way in or out is by plane; and so rustic that the runway in the tiny airport is paved with gravel. It is here, far away from civilization in a stress-free environment among a grand view of unspoiled mountains, glaciers, waterfalls and wildlife that Samaritan's Purse minsters to military couples struggling with the above mentioned issues. Each week, for 15 weeks during the summer, 10 couples are brought to the lodge and an onsite chaplain leads them through daily devotionals and Marriage Resiliency Workshops aimed at strengthening the bonds of love between husbands and wives as well as strengthening their faith in God. For veterans that have brought back more than physical wounds from battle, the help, healing and the experience of faith at Samaritan Lodge is something they can bring back with them to their lives at home. Operation Heal Our Patriots is only one ministry among many, yet another way of reaching out in the name of Jesus to bring healing to a hurting world, just as the Samaritan did in His parable. Who is our neighbor, the man asked Jesus. Whoever needs our help, our love, our kindness, our prayers, our understanding. There's a whole world out there, just waiting. For more information on Samaritan's Purse and the many ministries it includes, visit www.samaritanspurse.org Jim Holben

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Stay away from ood waters. The water may be contaminated by oil, gasoline or raw sewage. The water may also be electrically charged from underground or downed power lines. Stay away from moving water. Moving water only six inches deep can sweep you off your feet. Be aware of areas where ood waters have receded. Roads may have weakened and could collapse under the weight of a car. Stay away from downed power lines and report them to the power company. Stay away from disaster areas unless authorities ask for volunteers. Continue listening to a battery-powered radio for information about where to get assistance for housing, clothing and food. Consider your family's health and safety needs. Wash your hands frequently with soap and clean water if you come in contact with ood waters. Throw away food that has come in contact with ood waters. Listen for news reports to learn whether the community's water supply is safe to drink. Contact your insurance agent. By Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.Under sunny blue skies and balmy daytime temperatures on Monday, April 21, Madison County didn't look like it should be in a state of emergency, but that was why the County Commission was convening in a special meeting that afternoon to declare a state of emergency. "North Florida from Pensacola to Jacksonville has been hit with excessive rainfall," said Madison County's Director of Emergency Services, Tom Cisco. Rather than one single storm, it has been a series of heavy rains this spring, adding up and adding up. It was leading to road closures along the river as well as inland ooding well away from the rivers, due to the ground being so saturated that ood waters are bubbling up or just collecting in low-lying areas with nowhere to go and the trend has been going up since Friday, April 18. "All the other counties are beginning to declare (a state of emergency) so it seemed like a good time for us to declare as well," Cisco added. Declaring a state of emergency will allow the county to appropriate funds, equipment and rescue teams, if necessary to deal with the oodwater and provide for the health and safety of those affected. It will also make the county eligible for State assistance. Lonnie Thigpen, Director of the Madison County Road Department, said that as of the meeting time, the following roads were closed: Pineapple, Oak Hill, Ellaville Central, Boundary Bend, County Camp Road, Asheville Road and Hooten Hollow. Cisco stated that the long term forecast for Dowling Park at the south end of the county was that the oodwater was not expected to crest until April 30, and that was without any additional rain. Locations further north along the Withlacoochie River basin will experience earlier cresting. Residents along the river have been through this before and basically know what to do, but the inland ooding is at levels that residents haven't seen in 30 years. As of Monday afternoon, the river was at 70 feet; by Wednesday, it should crest at 75 feet, the third highest level on record. In 2013, the river reached 84 feet. In 2009, it reached about 85 feet, the highest level on record. As Cisco put it, "This isn't a good time to see more rain in the forecast." www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014Madison County Carrier € 7AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY A bike safety and rodeo program SGMC Surgery Center Parking LotFor children ages 5 thru 12 (*while supplies last) Bike Smart 2014 Madison County In A State Of Emergency Photo By R And R Event ProsMadison City Manager Tim Bennett along with Madison Fire Dept. Fire Inspector Juan Williams get an up close report from a City Water employee. The recent rains have caused major ”ooding issues down County Camp Road.Photo By R And R Event ProsMrs. Barbara Brown at 1183 Old County Camp Road has water standing around her home, making this the third time she has had to evacuate due to the ”ooding.What To Do After A Flood?

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 8A € Madison County Carrier Spring Cleaning TipsTaken From womansday.comYou love a spotless house—but you don’t want to spend the bulk of your time actually cleaning. Well, fret no more. We talked to seven experts who gave us some of their best methods to make chores easier, more effective and much less time-consuming, so you can have a tidy, sparkling home in no time at. Even Mom would approve. In The Kitchen Circle Your Way Around: Always begin on the right side of your stove, then move clockwise around the room. The stove is typically the dirtiest part of the kitchen, so ending with it keeps you from spreading dirt and grease. (First, soak drip pans and knobs in warm soapy water. By the time you’ve worked your way around, they’ll be easier to clean.) Sanitize the Sink: It’s hard to believe, but your dirty kitchen sink has more bacteria than your toilet seat. Use a product labeled as an EPA-registered disinfectant, or make your own. To disinfect, clean your sink with soap and water rst, then spray a mist of vinegar followed by a mist of hydrogen peroxide, and let air-dry. (Don’t mix the vinegar and hydrogen peroxide together—spray one after the other.) If your sink is stainless steel, make it sparkle afterward by putting a few drops of mineral oil on a soft cloth and bufng. This prevents water buildup, which deters mold and keeps the sink looking clean longer.Madison County Community Bank Supports Small BusinessesCommunity banks help America build more economically sustainable communities by lending to local small businesses, said the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and thousands of its community bank members, including Madison County Community Bank which are celebrating ICBA Community Banking Month this month. Community banks, such as Madison County Community Bank, help local economies thrive by helping to put local deposits back to work in their communities through loans to local residents and small businesses. In fact, small business lending has always been a cornerstone to Madison County Community Bank’s business. “Community Banks serve a vital role in maintaining the lending flow to fellow small businesses in their neighborhoods. Often when other banks won’t lend, it’s the community banks that step up and help Main Street succeed,” said ICBA Chairman John H. Buhrmaster, president of 1stNational Bank of Scotia, N.Y. “Community Banks are small businesses too, which puts them at a huge advantage because they can relate with the challenges and needs small businesses face better than anyone else in the marketplacehelping their small business customers through good times and bad.” Community banks are the primary source of lending for small businesses and farms. For their size, community banks are prolific small business lenders—providing a substantial number of small business loans across the country, including Small Business Administration (SBA) loans. In fact, even though they comprise just 20 percent of banking industry assets, community banks with less than $10 billion in assets make nearly 60 percent of small business loans to small businesses. “Taking care of our customers is ingrained in the way we conduct business. By helping our customers succeed, we help our community succeed. That’s the business we know and that’s the business we community bankers want to be a part of, which is making people’s lives better. By driving our local economy and creating jobs in Madison County through lending to small businesses and residents, Madison County Community Bank can help build a more sustainable community,” said Edward Meggs, President and CEO of Madison County Community Bank. “Community banks nationwide are an integral part of our country’s financial system, and they will continue to serve their communities well into the future— making communities a better place for all residents.” There are almost 7,000 community banks, including commercial banks, thrifts, stock and mutual savings institutions, with more than 50,000 locations throughout the United States. Assets may range from less than $10 million to $10 billion or more. Community banks constitute 96.8 percent of all banks.

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Taken from holidayinsights.comNational Professional Secretaries Week and National Secretary's Day was created in 1952 through the work of Harry F. Klemfuss of Young and Rubicam. Klemfuss recognized the importance and value of the position to a company or business. His goal was to encourage more women to become secretaries. Using his skill and experience in public relations, Klemfuss, promoted the values and importance of the job of secretaries. In doing so, he also created the holiday in recognition of the importance of secretaries. Today, the title is changing and evolving. But, the recognition is equally important. There are two new terms in use today. They are "Administrative Professionals" and "Executive Admins." The two names sometimes mean different roles and responsibilities in different companies and organizations. Both are broader terms, that encompass more positions than the original "Secretary" role. The name change recognizes and acknowledges that the role has changed significantly since 1952, and for the better at that. In Harry Klemfuss' day, these positions were the realm of women. Today, you find males in these positions. The most common ways of recognizing your Administrative Professional(s) today are: Flowers  Cards, often with  shopping gift certificates Take them to  lunch Candies  Assorted Gift  Baskets www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014Madison County Carrier € 9AADMINISTRATIVEPROFESSIONALSDAY Celebrate National Administrative Professionals Day

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Aucilla Christian Academy elementary students recently celebrated an exciting "Be Drug Free Week." “Each day of the week, we had a different theme,” said Michelle Green, ACA’s Drug Awareness Week Coordinator, a project implemented by the Parents’ and Teachers’ Organization. “Our days included: Too Bright for Drugs Day, Tune Out Drugs Day, Put a Tie on Drugs Day, Follow Your Dreams Day and Wear Red Head to Toe Day. The students had a lot of fun and learned about the dangers of drugs.” ACA students, involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes organization on campus, also spoke to the students about being drug free. “This week is a commitment to drug prevention and education and a personal commitment to live drug free lives for our elementary students,” said Green. “Besides the theme days, the students participated in a poster contest and a 'Drug Free for Life’ parade. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department also gave a demonstration with their drug dogs on campus.” Ann Kennedy, a PTO volunteer who is on staff at ACA, made signs for the students who won the poster contest to hold during the parade, which spelled out "Drug Free for Life.” “The children enjoyed marching through campus blowing red whistles, chanting ‘Drug Free for Life,'” said Kennedy. “We had a lot of support for this worthy project and want to thank WinnDixie and the Jefferson County Health Department as well." The Public Safety Academy at North Florida Community College is now accepting students for three of its programs: (1) Correctional Ofcer Basic Recruit; (2) Correctional Cross-Over to Law Enforcement; and (3) Corrections and Law Enforcement Basic Dual Certicate. New classes are set to begin May 27, 2014. Those interested in enrolling in these programs are encouraged to contact the Public Safety Academy now to begin the application and enrollment process. Tuition assistance may be available to qualied students; those seeking nancial assistance should apply as soon as possible and no later than May 2. Students can complete the Correctional Basic Recruit program in about ve months (420 Clock Hours); the Cross-Over to Law Enforcement program in approximately seven months (489 Clock Hours); and the Combined Corrections and Law Enforcement Basic Dual Certication in just over a year (909 Clock Hours or 13 Months). Classes are held Monday through Thursday from 6-11 p.m. at the NFCC Public Safety Academy complex on the NFCC campus in Madison. Individuals must be at least 18years-old to enter NFCC’s Law Enforcement and Correctional Basic Recruit programs and must pass the Florida Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJBAT) before submitting an application for admission. The CJBAT can be taken on the NFCC campus. Ofcial high school/GED diploma and transcripts and passing background checks are also required for admission. The NFCC Public Safety Academy is one of 40 criminal justice training centers approved by the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) to train basic recruits in law enforcement, corrections, recertication programs and continuing workforce education. NFCC’s Correctional and Law Enforcement Basic Recruit programs prepare students for the certication exams required for all Florida ofcers. For more information, contact Gail Hackle, at (850) 973-1617 or hackleg@nfcc.edu Information is also available at www.nfcc.edu/publicsafety.The Rural School and Community Trust is pleased to announce that Greenville Elementary in Greenville will receive a grant through the Leonore Annenberg School Fund for Children. The Rural Trust, in partnership with the School Fund, makes the award to rural elementary schools that are doing excellent work and experiencing high need. “We are pleased that we were able to direct this award to Greenville Elementary School,” says Doris Terry Williams, Ed.D., Executive Director of the Rural Trust. “The school has demonstrated its capacity to make inspired and wise use of limited resources. The funds from this grant will enable the school to continue its good work and serve students with programs that would not otherwise be available.” Greenville Elementary will use the grant to purchase electronic tablets and applications in order to expand its visual arts and music curricula. “We are excited and grateful for the opportunity this award provides us to bring more art and music to our students,” says Greenville principal Valencia Barnes. “Arts give students new and different perspectives that facilitate the learning process. With this grant we will be able to put a tablet in the hands of every student and build on approaches that we know are helping our students succeed.” The Rural School and Community Trust is a national non-prot organization that addresses the crucial relationship between good schools and thriving communities. Its work addresses both the schoolbased practices and the policy contexts that support rural schools, their communities and their students. The School Fund is one of three programs — the Leonore Annenberg Scholarship, Fellowship and School Funds — administered by the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania. The School Fund resources must be of immediate and direct value to, and use by, students. Stewart Street Elementary in Quincy was also selected to receive a grant from the School Fund. It will use its award to restructure the school’s media center and transform traditional classrooms into multimodal classrooms. Both schools will also participate in a place-based learning workshop provided by the Rural School and Community Trust. The workshop will support school staff to integrate their School Fund projects with ongoing efforts to identify community-based learning resources and connect students’ academic work to meaningful outcomes in the community. For more information contact the Rural School and Community Trust at info@ruraledu.org. www.greenepublishing.. Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10A € Madison County Carrier SCHOOL CALL ME TODAY.Invest in your dreams. 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Y A AY D O E T L M L A Cx d e n s a e g r a h c s k s i r s e v i t c e j b t o n e m t s e v u t c e p s o r r a p o 0) f 3 9 4 7 4 4 0 0 8 1 p ( r o t C n e u f e r a t c d i a e R n o i t a m r o f n r i e h t d o n s a i h g t a d e r u s n C i ID t F o e n r s a t c u d o r e p c n a r u s n k n a m B, k s i t r n e m t s e v n o i t t c e j b u e s r d a n a l a ip c in r p f o s s o l e l ib s s s e s n e p s u y l l e r Teresa Jennings Receives Greenville Elementary School Employee Of The Year AwardGreene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Jessie R. Box, April 4, 2014Greenville Elementary School Principal Valencia Barnes, Teresa Jennings and Superintendent Doug Brown (left to right) pose as Jennings received the Greenville Elementary School Employee of the Year Award. She also received the School Related Employee of the Year Award for 2013-2014. Greenville Elementary Receives Grant Award We are excited and grateful for the opportunity this award provides us to bring more art and music to our students…Greenville Elementary Principal Valencia Barnes NFCC Public Safety Academy Enrolling Now~New Correctional Ofcer Basic Recruit, Corrections/Law Enforcement Dual Certicate, And Cross-Over To Law Enforcement Classes Set To Begin May 27~ ACA Celebrates Be Drug Free Week

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014Madison County Carrier € 11ASCHOOL Aucilla Christian Academy Honor Roll K4 (Bass) All E Annabelle Acutt, Cadie Agner, Beau Beshears, Henry Cooksey, Case Curry, Bubba Davis, Matthew Hughes, Kade McLeod, Kendall Perdue, Bo Rutledge, Lilly Sears, Brigham Sparkman, Jacob Vickers, Addison Walker, Maggie Walker, J.R. Watson K-5 (Stephens) All E Caine Demott, Benjamin Faglie, Leighton Faglie, MadiLynn Hughes, Brandon Key, J.T. Kinard, Jaret Kinsey, Georgia Lindsey, Morgan McNeill, Skyler Pearson, Heaven-Leigh Purvis, Natalie Register, Emma Rogers, London Smith All E/S+ Kanny Andres, Tanner B aggett First Grade (Roberts) All A Hayden Ashworth, Nash Beshears, Natalie Clark, Bryson Clore, Dalton Demott, Joshua Forehand, Emma Green, Kyle Hamrick, Logan Riedle, Raegan Walker All A and B Ethan Bass, Suzanne Beshears, Lauren Davis, Kristina Everly, Jacob Flynt, Charles Hughes, Chance Pridgeon, Feren Rosas, Caleb Walker, Jason Wheeler Second Grade (Love) All A Tyson Clark, Harper Davis, Bradynn Johnson, Walker Sparkman All A and B Ivy Armstrong, Riley Beggs, Joshua Boland, Adam Day, Wyman Demott, Lauchlin Faglie, Zachary Sears, Tyler Stowers, Emma Vickers, Aisley Smith Third Grade (Aman) All A Brewster Bass, Sammi Drawdy, Daisy Kinard, Ali Townsend All A and B Ryan Adams, Joseph Boland, Destiny Clore, Aiden Day, Axel Day, Anna Drawdy, Jace Grant, Daniel Harrington, Samuel Kennedy, Haylie McLeod, Macy Reagan, Lillie Schwier, Caroline Taylor, Emma Tharpe, Kaitlin Tharpe, Paxton Williams Fourth Grade (Whiddon) All A Turner Beshears, Kasey Chmura, Tag Williams All A and B Caitlin Bates, Jacob Green, Jenna Lindsey, Addison Shiver, Megan Vann, Hunter Watson, Ben Whiddon Fifth Grade (Falk) All A Keira Evans, Riley Rowe, Olivia Walton All A and B Jeb Beshears, Brady Browning, Selina Drawdy, James Hightower, Liam Mediate, Alissa Roland, Jarrett Roland, Taylor Roland, MaryRose Schwier Fifth Grade (Hughey) All A Joey Davis All A and B Lindsey Davis, Kolton Gramling, Jared Grant, Krishan Patel, Tyler Slaughter, Travis Wheeler Sixth Grade All A Andy Jiang, Dennis Jiang, Abby Reams, Marley Restrepo All A and B Jamieson Dalzell, Nathan Dukes, Ansley English, Carl Hall, Brandon Hannon, Bailey McLeod, Austin Wheeler Seventh Grade All A and B Brandon Bates, Emily Brock, Emily Forehand, Ian Hutsell, Ryan Jackson, Kaitlin Lane, Megan Scholl, Dilyn Stowers, Taylor Walker Eighth Grade All A Timothy Finlayson, Camryn Grant, Elizabeth Hightower All A and B Logan Boyer, Summer Dee, Skylar Dickey, Jacob Dukes, Jessica Giddens, Evan Hocking, Katie James, Haley Jones, Ryals Lee, Abigail Morgan, Brandon Slaughter, Ria Wheeler Ninth Grade All A Nick Arceneaux, Traynor Barker, Joshua Greene, Sarah Hall, Joe Hannon, Kelly Horne, Jenny Jackson, Ramsey Sullivan, Natalie Vasquez, Kate Whiddon All A and B Dena Bishop, Daulton Browning, Cali Burkett, Cassie Davis, Faith Demott, Darren Ellis, Stephanie English, Chaz Hamilton, Brittany Hughes, Heather James, Gatlin Nennstiel, Alex Parker, Kirsten Reagan, Sarah Riley, Austin Wilford Tenth Grade All A Dorian Alberti, Corey Brandies, Taylor Copeland, Dalton Gramling, Abigail Hettinger, Sam Hogg, Savannah Jenkins, Zackery Peterson, T. J. Swords, Sarah Tharpe, Emma Witmer All A and B Christopher Fitch, Taylor McKnight, Taylor Nugent, Kyle Rogers, Courtney Watts Eleventh Grade All A Morgan Cline, Sarah James, Monique Restrepo All A and B Zack Arceneaux, Austin Bishop, Shawn Blue, Timothy Burrus, Ty Chancy, Ricky Finlayson, Julie High, Zach Holley, Eric Hutsell, Carson Nennstiel, Bryce Sanderson, Cole Schwab, Savannah Tyler, Tyler Zimmerly Twelfth Grade All A Victoria Brock, Cole Davis, Lauren Demott, Marisa Duber, Brandon Holm, Hunter Horne, Aimee Love, Braden Mattingly, Ashlyn Mills, Sara Peeler, Whitney Stevens All A and B Payal Chaudhari, Devan Courtney, Casey Demott, Jacob Dunbar, Brooke Joiner5th Six Weeks 2013-2014 Kindergarten All A Hafetha Ayyad, Jordan Barnes, Samaya Baynard, Ladarrious Crumity, Jamescia Hills, Zakari Hopkins, Wyatt Norris, Donnell Ware All A and B Cierra Brown, Zakoria Bryant, Tyson Davis, Haryanna Evans, Kanden Hill, Isabela Lewis, DeQuenyce Lofton-Walton, Javion Mims, Czedrick Rooks, Morgan Smith, Taryn Whitaker First Grade All A Hafitha Ayyad, Hisham Ayyad, Kayla Harville, Detrez Lamar, Shamaud Lott, Zakaria Scott, Elliot Stephens, Brianna Wilson All A and B Deanna Bell, Elizabeth Bentley, Kevin Gilley, Tatianna Jones, Elizabeth Krzoska, Marley Miller, Brandon Williams Second Grade All A Asia Fead, Tyler Ferguson, Alaysia Jones, Ja'niyah McKnight, J'nariez Miller, Annierya Randall, Varian Terry, Javontae Wagner, Eligah Ward, Ty'quan Williams All A and B Jaylon Barnes, Jaylin Bennett, Maria Corrie, La'Shondra Crumity, Rossen Hill, Zoey O'Neal Third Grade All A Dylan Agner, Sydney Brasewell, Ly'taviah Brown, Tradasia Franklin, Jo'kori Jackson, Sariyah Murray All A and B Ke'niya Arnold, Bentley Burkes, Jakieria Jackson, Zion Lamar, Roderick Murray, Roselyn Neal, Darian Norwood, Jasmine Odom, Selena Taylor, Shaykia Ulee, Avionna Ware, Aaliyah Washington, Precious Watson, Romeo Wilson, Zilyer Woodfaulk Fourth Grade All A Javonnah Wims All A and B Joseph Agner, Nykerria Bennett, Cassidy Ebanks, Kallista Ebanks, Omarrion Gallon, Alexis Harville, Dakayla Hopkins, Jessenia Mendez, Jonathan Mitchell, Joshua Sellers Fifth Grade All A and B Laddaisha Fead, Skylyn Haire, Terrion Hampton, Jeremiah Hodge, Mikala Kinsey, Simmora Lott, Ashante Nicholas, James O'Neal, Fredreonna Ulee, Delana Wagner

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12A € Madison County CarrierSCHOOL MHS Class Of 1959 Holds ReunionBy Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc.Madison High School Class of 1959 had their reunion, Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12. The reunion began Friday night at Dale Sowell’s house for pizza and fellowship. Saturday morning at 11 a.m. the class went on a tour of TJ Beggs Museum. Tommy Beggs led the tour. Lunch was held at Bubba and Maria Greene’s house. Saturday at 6:30 p.m. the group had a buffet dinner at Divine Events Restaurant. Prior to dinner, the Class of 1959 had a memorial service for the 27 class members that had previously died. Dale Sowell read the names of the deceased and as the name was read, the balloon that represented that person was released. Photo SubmittedPat Bush, in the middle, is holding up the program for the dinner the Class of 1959 enjoyed at Divine Events Restaurant. On the left is Anne Sapp and on the right is Annette Hutto Messer. Photo SubmittedThe Class of 1959 took a tour of TJ Beggs Museum and from left to right Bubba Greene, Roy Milliron and Freddy Bartlam discuss what they are seeing in the museum. Photo SubmittedShowing off their festive out“ts while visiting with everyone at Bubba and Maria Greenes house, pictured left to right are: Raye Wooley, Mary Ruth Kramer and Dale Sowell.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014Madison County Carrier € 13ASCHOOL MHS Class Of 1959 Holds Reunion Photo SubmittedMadison High School Class of 1959 pose for a group picture at Bubba and Maria Greene's house at the Saturday luncheon after a t our of TJ Beggs Museum. Photo SubmittedMadison High School Class of 1959 pose for a group picture at Divine Events Restaurant on Saturday evening. Photo SubmittedMadison High School Class of 1959 has a memorial balloon service for the 27 class members that had passed away. It Pays To AdvertiseAnd there's no better place than the newspaper. Call one of our representatives today. Sam Smith or Sherry Swift can help you on the way to a great advertising plan. 555-12341400 N. Main St. And there’s no better place than the newspaper. Call one of our representatives today. They can help you on the way to a great advertising plan. 973-4141(Fax) 973-4121P.O. Drawer 772 Madison, FL

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By Rose Klein Greene Publishing, Inc.Sam Stalnaker, the Madison County School District Coordinator for Career, Technical and Alternative Education, and Ben Killingsworth, principal at the Madison County High School (MCHS) are serious about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education. The US Department of Education created a Race To The Top contest in 2009, announced by President Obama, where all states could compete on a point system for federal funding to improve the US education system. Points were awarded for criteria set by the department that included categories such as improving effectiveness of teacher programs, adopting common statewide standards and demonstrating significant reform conditions. Florida was awarded $700 million in total grant money which resulted in a portion of that money making its way into Madison County schools. MCHS was able to latch on to $372,380 of those funds and as a result has enabled the high school to do positive things in the way of their Career and Technical programs, greatly improving the professional opportunity for graduates. Stalnaker says career and technical programs are much more integrated with college preparation classes as opposed to the college track versus the vocational track of yesterday’s schools. Students today can earn industry certications that will give them a head start in their professional careers by taking classes offered at not only the high school, but by having dual enrollment with other schools. Students interested in nursing could take courses at North Florida Community College or attend the Suwannee Hamilton Technical Center to receive a cosmetology certication. These are just two examples of how dual enrollment can propel a MCHS student above other graduates. Ben Killingsworth, the school’s principal said, “This is why our students will be able to succeed.” One of the programs offered at MCHS that will allow students to earn two CTE credits and one science credit, as well as giving them an opportunity to take the certication test to become a Biotechnician Assistant, is the Industrial Biotechnology program taught by Paige Thomas. The program exposes students to a variety of laboratory equipment and gives them opportunity to learn proper techniques with skill sets necessary for employment in the biotechnology industry, such as professions in the medical eld, agriculture, water management, or any other type of science. The program assists the college bound student by preparing them for college level biology, chemistry and microbiology. In the Industrial Biotechnology program, students will be in labs learning chemical processes of cells, cell structure and function, growth and cultures for biotechnology, genetics, analysis, cell propagation and much more. MCHS also has a greenhouse project, where under the direction of Thomas, students learn seed and plant propagation and will ultimately grow their own vegetables and owers. Other programs offered at MCHS, where students can earn certications, gain college credit for classes or prepare for employment are agriculture technology, allied health, digital design, web development, early childhood education, culinary arts and criminal justice. Stalnaker is proud of what MCHS is accomplishing and said, “Small counties can do the same things big counties can do, with (these) partnerships.” Look for more Madison County High School Career and Technical programs to be covered in upcoming editions of this newspaper. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 14A € Madison County CarrierSCHOOL MCHS Serious About STEM Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, April 9, 2014Working on a lab project together are students, from left to right, Steven Walden, Brett Shipley, Wade Braswell and Hunter Burt.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, April 9, 2014Paige Thomas, Industrial Biotechnology teacher at MCHS, shows the class bato buckets containing cucumbers, spaghetti squash and pumpkins. In front of Thomas is a VGK system that now contains lettuce.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, April 9, 2014Markavia Moore concentrates on her work in the lab.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, April 9, 2014Alex Henderson is checking out some of the plants growing in the schools greenhouse.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, April 9, 2014Biotechnology students work in the lab as teacher, Paige Thomas, checks results under the microscope. Standing from left to right is Tyler Burnett, Alex Henderson, Sarah Kauffman and Paige Thomas.

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By Fran HuntGreene Publishing, Inc.The Aucilla Christian Academy varsity Lady Warriors hit the diamond against Florida High on April 1 and the Lady Warriors inched their opponent, 2-1, to now stand 12-1 on the season. Aucilla had 26 plate appearances, 21 at bats, ve hits, ve singles, two RBIs, two runs, three walks and four strikeouts. Ramsey Sullivan had two plate appearances, two at bats, one hit, one single and one run. Kelly Horne had three plate appearances, two at bats, one hit, one single, one RBI and one walk. Payal Chaudhari had one plate appearance, one at bat and one strikeout. Abigail Morgan had three plate appearances, two at bats, one hit, one single, one RBI and one walk. Elizabeth Hightower had three plate appearances, three at bats, one hit and one single. Taylor Copeland had three plate appearances, three at bats and two strikeouts. Carly Joiner had three plate appearances, two at bats, one run and one walk. Gaige Winchester had two plate appearances, two at bats, one hit, one single and one strikeout. On the eld, the lady Warriors had 28 total chances, with seven assists, 21 putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Emma Witmer had one total chance, one putout and a elding percentage of 1.000. Natalie Sorensen had one total chance, one putout 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 ve total chances, ve putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Morgan had six total chances, six putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Hightower had three total chances, three assists and a elding percentage of 1.000. Copeland had four total chances, four putouts and a fielding percentage of 1.000. Joiner had three total chances, one assist, two putouts and a fielding percentage of 1.000. Winchester had two total chances, two assists and a fielding percentage of 1.000. On the mound, Hightower pitched the entire game, giving up nine hits, two walks, one run, which was earned and striking out three batters. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014Madison County Carrier € 15A SPORTS 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. Two Members Of MCHS Weightlifting Team Are Going To StateBy Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. Two Madison County High School team members are going to the Weightlifting State Championship on Friday, April 25, in Kissimmee. Zack Sprenkle nished rst in the Unlimited Weight Class at the Sectional meet on Wednesday, April 9, at Maclay School in Tallahassee. His highest total was 720 pounds with a bench of 420 and a clean and jerk of 300. Andrew Strom nished fourth in the 139-Pound Weight Class at the Sectional meet. His highest total was 425 pounds with a bench press of 210 pounds and a clean and jerk of 215 pounds, improving from his last highest total of 420. Sprenkle automatically knew he was going to the Weightlifting State Championships after the meet April 9. Strom had to wait until the next week when all of the other Sectional meets were nished to nd out if he had made it. When Strom found out that he had made the cut and was going to the State Championship, he was so excited, he jumped out of his seat. Sprenkle was able to start practicing after the Sectional meet. “It gave me an advantage over the guys that had to wait,” said Sprenkle. “I knew I was going so it helped me start lifting before them and just gave me a mind set to keep getting better.” Sprenkle and Strom will be practicing and stretching until it is time for the Weightlifting State Championship. “It feels good to nally get to the end of the season and nally get to go to the championship,” said Sprenkle. “Everything that we did through the season, I know it has nally paid off.” Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Jessie R. Box, April 16, 2014Zack Sprenkle is practicing his clean and jerks as he gets ready for the Weightlifting State Championship. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Jessie R. Box, April 16, 2014Andrew Strom looks determined in weightlifting practice as he prepares for the Weightlifting State Championship. MCHS Track And Field Team Went to Regional MeetBy Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. The Madison County High School Track and Field team went to the Regional Track and Field meet in Jacksonville, Thursday, April 17. The Boy’s 4x100 Relay team nished 10th. They were timed at 44.95 seconds. The team members are Jamond Bruton, Deonshay Wells, Sharod Jones, Jay West and Juan Martinez is the alternate. The Girl’s 4x100 Relay team nished 12th. They were timed at 52.74 seconds. The team members are Keiariel Livingston, Akira Dennis, Avonnia Weatherspoon and Tatayana Bareld. Sherod Jones placed 5thin the long jump with 6.69 meters. Jaquez Arnold nished 10thin the triple jump with 12.39 meters. The Madison County High School Track and Field team season concluded after the Regional Track and Field meet held last Thursday. Lady Warriors Trounce Bishop SnyderBy Fran HuntGreene Publishing, Inc.In the nal game of the regular season, the Aucilla Christian Academy varsity Lady Warriors squared off against Bishop Snyder on April 10 and the Lady Warriors trounced their opponent for a 9-1 victory, to end the regular season 14-3. As a team, at the plate, Aucilla had 33 plate appearances, 28 at bats, 11 hits, nine singles, one double, one homerun, nine RBIs, nine runs, ve walks and four strikeouts. Whitney Stevens had three plate appearances, two at bats, two hits, two singles, one RBI, one run and one walk. Emma Witmer had three plate appearances, three at bats, two hits, two singles, two RBIs and one run. Natalie Sorensen had four plate appearances, three at bats, one walk and one strikeout. Kelly Horne had four plate appearances, two at bats, two hits, one single, one double, two RBIs, two runs and two walks. Abigail Morgan had four plate appearances, three at bats, one RBI, one run, one walk and one strikeout. Elizabeth Hightower had four plate appearances, four at bats, two hits, one single, one homerun, three RBIs, one run and one strikeout. Taylor Copeland had three plate appearances, three at bats, one hit and one single. Carly Joiner had four plate appearances, four at bats, two hits, two singles and two runs. On the eld, the Lady Warriors had 26 total chances, ve assists, 18 putouts, three errors and a elding percentage of .885. Stevens had one total chance, one putout and a elding percentage of 1.000. Sorensen had one total chance, one putout and a elding percentage of 1.000. Horne had six total chances, six putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Morgan had six total chances, six putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Hightower had four total chances, three assists, one putout and a elding percentage of 1.000. Copeland had two total chances, two putouts and a elding percentage of 1.000. Joiner had six total chances, two assists, one putout, three errors and a elding percentage of .500. On the mound, Hightower pitched six innings, giving up one hit, two walks, one run, which was earned and striking out six batters.Lady Warriors Inch Florida High

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CYAN MAYELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Eve U U new new Odd Eve U U new new www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014Madison County Carrier € 17A Deadline for Legals! Every Monday and Wednesday 3 p.m. ----Legals---4/16, 4/23 4/16, 4/23 4/16, 4/23 Per FS713.585(6), Elsie Title Services of SW FL, LLC w/POA will sell listed units to highest bidder free of any liens; Net deposited with clerk of court per 713.585; owner/lienholders right to a hearing per FS713.585(6); to post bond per FS559.917; owner may redeem for cash sum of lien; held w/reserve; inspect 1 wk prior @ lienor facility; cash or cashier's check; 25% buyers prem. Sale @ BTS Towing & Diesel Repair, 528 E Base St Madison 32340-2704 MV-85483 850 9732748 06/02/2014 @ 9:00am @ Storage @ $17.49 per day inc tax BTSr M1 lien amt $2,088.98 2001 FORD TAURUS 4D BLU 1FAFP52221A238208.4/23 Would you like to give up the name tag for a business card? Ready to sell that old TV to make room for a new one? Well, this is your chance. Check out the Classifieds today! Call us to submit your classified ad at:(850) 973-4141 orMail us at:Greene Publishing, Inc.P.O. Drawer 772 €Madison, FL 32341

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, April 23, 2014 18A € Madison County Carrier April 23 Is National Lost Dog Awareness DayBy Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.Today the United States will celebrate the rst annual National Lost Dog Awareness Day (NLDAD). Susan Taney and Kathy Pobloskie, the directors of Lost Dogs Illinois and Lost Dogs Wisconsin, created the day of awareness in order to bring attention to all dogs that are lost each year. The two have just recently expanded their organization to include Lost Dogs Florida, an all-volunteer organization created for the exclusive purpose of giving Floridians a free service to help reunite families with their lost dogs. The organization works to recover lost dogs through the use of Facebook and Twitter, facilitating a statewide search party as soon as a lost dog alert is released. The efforts of Lost Dog America, the umbrella organization for all states who participate in Lost Dog, has so far helped reunite over 21,000 dogs with their families since 2010. Aside from reuniting pets with owners, Lost Dog also works to keep these lost pet dogs, considered strays, out of shelters and animal control facilities, preventing unnecessary euthanasia. Barbara Fink, the director of the Suwannee Valley Humane Society, conrms that dogs considered to be strays do indeed end up in their shelter, but happily, most are reunited with their owners. Fink says the happy reunions were usually because the dog had been microchipped. She says it is one of the best things you can do to help recover your dog if he becomes lost. Microchipping is done with a needle that is used in order to place a little chip under the dog's skin, usually between the shoulder blades. The chip has a unique number on it that can be picked up and read by a scanner. The Suwannee Valley Humane Society recognizes the importance of having this loss-prevention procedure done on pets and offers $10 microchipping for all dogs adopted from their shelter, but also makes microchipping available to the public for $15. Although microchipping is an effective tool to recover your lost dog, there are other things you can do. A collar with ID tag and current rabies should always be the rst line of loss recovery for your dog and is also the thing most looked for if someone nds your pet. Permanent tattoos are also an option and are visible, usually in the form of an ID number or letter on the inner thigh. Preventing your dog from being lost in the rst place should be considered as well. This means securing a backyard fence by xing any holes and making sure all gate latches are secure. Never allow your dog to be outside alone, especially if you live in a forested or rural area. If you're walking your dog, always use a leash and don't leave your dog unattended in a vehicle. After doing all you can to prevent your dog from escaping and taking all precautions in case they do, if your dog goes missing, this is when online databases of lost and found dogs, such as Lost Dogs Florida, can step in to assist you in recovering your lost pet. You should also call all local animal shelters and make regular visits until your dog is found, as lost dogs can appear different after being out on their own awhile. Make and distribute lost dog yers in highly visible areas, walk the neighborhood with your dog's favorite treats and squeaky toys, take another dog to attract your dog and place a "lost" ad in the paper as well as checking "found" ads. In the end, perhaps the most important thing in recovering your dog is to not give up. "When a dog goes missing, many families give up looking for their lost pet," says Taney. 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As I sit here at the church this morning I'm reminded that God will deliver us from anything and everything. The last three or four days, this song has been in my spirit for some reason. I feel impressed by God this morning to tell someone that God is still the deliverer and sees where you are. However, before God can do what only God can do, you have to let go, and let Him do it. I preached a message not too long ago on this thought that God gave me, "My Praise destroys my enemy.” I find in 2 Chronicles that there were three armies coming against Israel and the King Jehosophat called a fast for the protection and for the blessings of God to fall. When we surrender to God, God will listen! Notice what God says in 2 Chron. 20:15: “And he said, Hearken ye, all Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem, and thou king Jehoshaphat, Thus saith the LORD unto you, Be not afraid nor dismayed by reason of this great multitude; for the battle is not yours, but God’s.” You need to know, no matter what your circumstances are that you are facing right now, God is in control! He is in Control! Now, before God blessed the Children of Israel, do you know what happened? Remember the Lord said I would do it just show up go down to the wilderness of Jeruel, but again don't worry I'll fight the battle for you (verses 16 and 17). In verses 18-22, The Bible says that they anointed singers and they began to worship and sing praises to the Lord like, "Praise the Lord his mercy endureth forever!” As they began to sing in verses 23-24, the Bible says that the enemy became confused and killed each other! So, what are you saying, Pastor Jason? I'm saying Casting Crowns is right: "Praise Him in the Storm." I will “Daily lift my hands, you are who you are, no matter where I stand and every tear I cry you hold in your hand. You never left my side and though my heart is torn I will praise You in this storm.” Our praise destroys the enemy! Know that your praise is a weapon, it keeps your mind pure, it keeps your mind Holy, and it keeps your mind from becoming clogged with negative thoughts brought by the enemy. So, whatever you’re thinking about today, whatever situation you’re thinking about today, just begin to say "Praise the Lord His mercy endureth for ever." Begin to give praise to God and watch God destroy your enemy. Oh, by the way, do you know what verse 25 says? The enemy that was going to destroy Israel was utterly destroyed and men of Israel went down to pick up all the left over spoil that the army had. The three armies that came up against Israel had so much spoil to take with them that it took them "Three Days" just to get it all. Not only will God give you the victory, but He will give you what is yours – blessings, for making it through the test! God gave His people the riches because of the Praise and because He cares for His people. Just remember what 1 Peter 4:12-14 says: “Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you: But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ’s sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy. If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye; for the spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you: on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified.” Don't lose heart because God is still on the throne, and in the words of a song I heard a long time ago, "You can make it." 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Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, April 23, 2014 € 3B Path of Faith

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By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Bishop Mike Carson, Jr., delivered the message at the Holy Week service at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church on Tuesday, April 15. The service began with the welcome and announcements from the church's pastor, Rev. Marcus Hawkins, Sr. A call to worship was issued from Hebrews 12:2: “Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.” The Madison Boys Choir led the praise with a song before Rev. Retis Flowers, pastor of Midway Church of God and the treasurer for the Madison County Ministerial Association gave the invocation and the offertory prayer. More special music was performed by the Madison Boys Choir before Bishop Carson read from Luke 19:3740. An anointed minister, Bishop Carson spoke and rallied people behind his message, “All We Need Is A Word from Him.” Carson is the senior pastor of Dowling Park Church of God, coming back to Florida from pastoring at the Lafayette Church of God in Lafayette, Tenn., for several years. He has traveled throughout the world, preaching the Word of God. He has made appearances on TBN, Lamb's Broadcasting, TCT and other broadcasts. He and his wife, Angie, have been married for 28 years and have two children, Joshua, 19 and Jonah, 13. One of the themes that resounded throughout Bishop Carson's message was that the church needs more action in the altars and less sitting in the pews. Following his message, he offered the benediction and the blessing of the food and the Madison County Boys Choir sang a song of assurance. A meal was served in the church's fellowship hall at the end of the service. 4B € Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, April 23, 2014Path of Faith Carson Delivers Holy Week Service Message At Shiloh MB Church Mike Carson, Jr. Church Hosting Community Outreach Saturday In Greenville By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Greenville's Renewed Life Outreach Center will live up to its name this Saturday, April 26, as they reach out to the Greenville community and offer them a chance at a new life. The church has indeed put together a community outreach, as they will hold a service at Haffye Hays Park in Greenville, complete with a message by the church's pastor, Chris Peterson and worship, led by Desmond Roberson of Pineland Missionary Baptist Church in Madison. Following the service, the church will serve food to all in attendance. The service will be held beginning at 11 a.m. All are welcome to attend this praise gathering, located in beautiful Haffye Hays Park next to the pond.

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By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. The Middle Florida Baptist Association Women's Missionary Union (WMU) held their annual prayer retreat. The retreat is held annually at Camp Pickett Lake in Lafayette County. The camp was donated to the Middle Florida Baptist Association by the late Delmar and Minnie Sapp of Mayo. The Sapps had no children of their own but saw a need for a Youth Camp. Hundreds of children are ministered to at this camp every year. The prayer retreat began with Mary Anne Wicker, Betty Wood and WMU Association Director, Shirley Faglie, at the registration table. Mrs. Faglie offered the welocme, with Janet Bailey and her friend, Lynne Brown, presenting the devotion. Mary Anne Wicker entertained with a time of fun and games. This was followed by Lynne Sapp leading several great songs. Faglie introduced the speaker of the day, Cindy Braswell of Umatilla. The theme of Braswell's speech was “Battle for Her Soul” and she offered her personal testimony. Her ministry is known as the Sonflower International Ministry. Between songs, messages and the meal, several door prizes were given to those who had the right number when it was called. Faglie presented the prayer emphasis. The 35 ladies were then divided into groups and given a poster board to write out prayer requests. These poster boards were tacked on trees around the lake area. Following the meal, a prayer walk, which ended at the camp chapel, was held. Sandy Ryan then led a responsive reading, which was followed by more music led by Lynne Sapp. Braswell came again and gave the afternoon message, which was followed by a chance for the ladies to give their personal testimonies. Faglie dismissed the prayer retreat with closing remarks and a prayer. Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, April 23, 2014 € 5B Path of Faith WMU Prayer Retreat Held Photo SubmittedShirley Faglie, WMU Association Director; Cindy Braswell, guest speaker; and Carolyn Moore, of Lee First Baptist Church, are pictured left to right at the WMU prayer retreat. Photo SubmittedMary Anne Wicker, left, and a long-time friend, Mary McGonigal, were reunited at the WMU prayer retreat. McHargue Gives Holy Week Message At Grace Presbyterian By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Rev. Steve McHargue, area director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, as well as the interim pastor of Airline Baptist Church in Mayo, was the speaker for the Holy Week service held Monday, April 14, at Grace Presbyterian Church in Madison. The service began in the beautiful sanctuary, with Faye Todd playing the prelude to worship. Dr. Roger Gibson welcomed everyone on behalf of Grace Presbyterian Church before the call to worship and hymn of praise, “Man of Sorrows! What a Name.” Jessica Ratliff performed “The Weight of the Cross” wonderfully, accompanied by her grandmother, Faye Todd, on piano. Rev. Retis Flowers gave the invocation and said the offertory prayer. An offering was received for the benevolent work of the Madison County Ministerial Association. Pastor McHargue then read Mark 8:27-30 and gave his message for the morning, “When God Doesn't Do What You Want Him to Do.” McHargue and his wife, Jan, have two children, Chris and Bryan. Chris is a senior at Florida State University and Bryan and his wife, Jamie, are expecting their first child in early May. The message closed, with the hymn of assurance, “He is Lord,” followed by Pastor McHargue giving the benediction and blessing the food. A meal was served in the church's fellowship hall following the service. Steve McHargue Photo submittedJosie Driggers (shown left) met the Easter Bunny during the egg hunt enjoyed by the children at the First Baptist Church in Madison. She was caught on camera with the Easter Bunny. Josie Driggers Meets Easter Bunny At Church Egg Hunt

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Path of Faith 6B € Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Church Calendar April 24 The smooth, rich sounds of multi-Dove Award winning and Grammy nominated recording artist, The Nelons, will ring loudly in Tallahassee on Thursday, April 24 at the Killearn United Methodist Church, located at 2800 Shamrock South. This exciting event will begin at 7 p.m. April 26 Greenville's Renewed Life Outreach Center will host a community outreach at Haffye Hays Park in Greenville, beginning at 11 a.m. On Saturday, April 26., Rev. Chris Peterson, pastor of the church, will deliver the message and Desmond Roberson will lead the music. Food will be served to everyone following the service. All are welcome. Renewed Life Outreach Center is located at 1376 SW Grand Street in Greenville. April 27 Cherry Lake First Baptist Church will be holding their homecoming service beginning at 10:30 a.m. Special music will be provided by New Tradition from Nashville, Ga. The morning message will be delivered by Dr. Tom Studstill from Westside Baptist Church in Adel, Ga. Everyone is welcome. Dr. Murrell Bennett is the pastor. Cherry Lake Baptist is located at 1308 NW County Road 150 in Cherry Lake. April 27-May 1 The Madison County Ministerial Association is sponsoring a Bible reading marathon at the Four Freedoms Gazebo in Madison, beginning Sunday, April 27, and culminating Thursday, May 1, with the National Day of Prayer service. Readers will read the Word of God around the clock during this time. May 1 Madison County will hold a service at noon on Thursday, May 1, to recognize the National Day of Prayer. Everyone is asked to join in at the Four Freedoms Park Gazebo at noon that day for prayer, music and a message.

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Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, April 23, 2014€ 7B Path of Faith Beulah Baptist Youth Active in “Flea Across Florida” Highway 90 Yard Sale By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. The Beulah Baptist Church Youth were active in their annual fundraising yard sale. The sale began on Friday, April 11, and ran through Saturday, April 12. The funds that the youth raised is totally for the Christian camp that is held in July. According to youth director John Phillips, the youth did a great job with the sale and made a great deal of money toward their annual camp. The Beulah Baptist youth thank everyone for their support during those two days. It was a hard-working, fun filled two days with lots of fellowship. Photo SubmittedThe tent is ready for the Beulah Baptist Church youth to begin selling during the Flea Across FloridaŽ event. Photo SubmittedPastor T.J. Santerfeit visits with Annette Rye outside the sno-cone booth. Photo SubmittedPeople working at the yard sale included Rinna Anderson and Emma Anderson, shown left to right. Photo SubmittedSherry Wilson, Frances Hobby and Al Hobby, pictured left to right, were among those working at the yard sale. Verse Of The Week Hebrews 13:2 King James Version (KJV)2Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

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Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, April 23, 2014€ 9B Path of Faith Bible Reading Marathon Begins This Sunday And Ends With Day Of Prayer By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. A Bible reading marathon, sponsored by the Madison County Ministerial Association, which will begin Sunday, April 27, will culminate with the National Day of Prayer service on Thursday, May 1, at noon at the Four Freedoms Park Gazebo in Madison. The Bible reading in the park will be continuous from Sunday until Thursday at noon as volunteers will begin reading aloud from Genesis through Revelation. If you would like to sign up for a spot to read during the Bible reading marathon, please call (850) 973-3238. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Jacob Bembry, April 3, 2014Committee members for the National Day of Prayer include, front row, left to right: Jenny Andrews, Vicki Howerton, Brian Sanderson and Kay Harris. Back row, left to right: Elmire Cantey, Michael Halley and Mariam Stephens. A number of other members and volunteers are not pictured. Training Held AtMiddle Florida Baptist Association By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. On Saturday, April 12, a training session was held at the Middle Florida Baptist Association. The Rev. Dr. Mike Miller introduced the speaker, Terry W. Williams. Williams has been the Music and Worship Minister at the Florida Baptist Convention for the past 13 years. The title for this training was, “Making Transition in Worship Service.” Williams brought a stirring message on worship service, emphasizing, “Why? How? What?” He spoke from the passage Deuteronomy 6:1-9, telling those in attendance to read the Scripture and pick out the significant single words – big words/action words that go with the why. He also referenced Matthew 22. A total of 18 attended the training. After three hours, the group was still totally engaged, listening to his every word. Williams told those gathered to glorify the Lord. He further stated that worship is a Biblical priority.

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My son has a frightful disease: Arachibutyrophobia. Though he didn’t know the technical name of the ailment, he properly diagnosed his case. Arachibutyrophobia is the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth. Seriously, ground peanuts terrify the boy. I understand my son’s fear. I was a pitiful little thing growing up. The list of things I was afraid of would fill a three-ring binder: The dark; thunder; being abandoned at the baby sitters; roller coasters; animals. An unfamiliar dog once wandered into our yard, and I became so unnerved I tore through the bottom of the screen door to our home to get inside. Psychologists call it panophobia – the fear of everything. Most of my fears were ungrounded. There was really nothing to be scared of, except for my school bus driver, Mr. Otto Walraven. He instilled fear into the bravest soul as he shook a switch the size of a tree limb at us in that large rear view bus mirror. More than once I saw him remove high school juniors and seniors from the bus and throttle them along the side of the road. Old Otto would be in the penitentiary these days, God rest his soul. But if you listen to radio news, catch more than ten minutes of television a day, or subscribe to internet news, you know this world is a terrifyingly dangerous place. The short list of concerns include record gas prices, the ongoing war in the Middle East, nuclear proliferation, economic uncertainty, the threat of terrorist attack, radical religious movements of all stripes, pandemic and bad spinach. It’s enough to keep you in the bed in the morning. The Apostle Paul, living in fearful days himself, said, “For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline” (2 Timothy 1:7). Here, Paul summarizes the most often repeated command in the Scriptures, “Don’t be afraid.” Over three hundred times in the Hebrew and Christian Testaments the Bible speaks to us with the simple words, “Fear not.” See, the most repeated command is not “Love thy neighbor,” or “Repent of your sins,” or “Do not kill,” as important as these things are. The most repeated instruction is to give no place to your worries. What an appropriate reminder for us today. The spirit God gives us – that is, what furnishes us with breath and life – is not the racing heartbeat of panic. No, we are not enslaved to dread. The spirit given to us, and within us, is one of power, love and self-discipline. We have been given the power to face each uncertain day; the love to overcome the hatred and bitterness that surround us; and self-discipline when everything else seems so out of control; for our security is not dependent upon the strength of our military or foreign policy. Our future is not guaranteed by the performance of the leading economic indicators. Rising oil prices, inflation and the never-ending mortgage crisis may cramp our portfolios; and elevated terror threats may cause us to alter our travel plans, but these should not take away our peace of mind. For this peace is a peace that comes from above, and it surpasses all human understanding. Dr. E. Stanley Jones says it far better than I can: “Fear is not my native land. Faith is. I am so made that worry and anxiety are sand in the machinery of life…In anxiety and worry, my being is gasping for breath. These are not my native air. But in faith and confidence, I breathe freely. We are inwardly constructed in nerve and tissue, brain cell and soul, for faith and not for fear. God made us that way. To live by worry is to live against reality.” I’ll choose to live during these perilous days within the reality of God; a place without fear. And I’ll try my best to convince my son that he can safely eat peanut butter. I may have more success with the former than the latter. Path of Faith 10B € Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, April 23, 2014 A Place Without Fear

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Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, April 23, 2014€ 11B Path of Faith Ladies, dont forget the rummage sale. Its a chance to get rid of those things not worth keeping around the house. Bring your husbands. Dont let worry kill you off let the Church help Next Thursday there will be tryouts for the choir. They need all the help they can get. Weight Watchers will meet at 7 PM at the First Presbyterian Church. Please use large double door at the side entrance. Send us your church bulletin bloopers to: jacobbembry@hotmail.com Please include the name and location of church.

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Path of Faith 12B € Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, April 23, 2014