Madison County carrier

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Madison County carrier
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Carrier
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v. : ill. ; 58 cm.
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English
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Tommy Greene
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Madison Fla
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Newspapers -- Madison (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Madison County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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United States -- Florida -- Madison -- Madison
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30.466389 x -83.415278 ( Place of Publication )

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Began Aug. 5, 1964.
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Co-publisher: Mary Ellen Greene.
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Description based on: Vol. 32, no. 15 (Nov. 22, 1995).

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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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oclc - 33599166
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UF00067855:00437


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National Security The leading topic (for now) on the national airwaves is the Veterans Administration; namely, lengthy patient waiting and deaths while awaiting treatment. Secretary Eric Shenseki has resigned and a number of administrators in the Phoenix VA hospital, where the issue came to light, have been relieved … supposedly. But this is likely the tip-of-the-iceberg. Nearly fty hospitals and treatment centers are under some sort of similar investigation, including the one in nearby Gainesville. How did this all come about and how can it be xed? First, some history: the VA was begun in 1930 as a result of many injuries suffered by World War I vets. Interestingly, the earliest such facility was a hospital and retirement home established in Paris during the late 17thCentury. The VA really caught on at the end of World War II with the passage of the GI Bill and became a cabinet level position in 1989. Today, the VA employs some 280 thousand people at hundreds of hospitals, clinics, and administrative centers. In addition to healthcare, they administer other veteran benets such as guaranteed home loans and education programs. I’m told that 80 percent of the VA workforce is unionized, primarily under the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE). While AFGE cannot bargain for wages and benets, they are instrumental in setting up workplace rules, many of which may be found to impede the delivery of goods and services to veterans. The ring of Eric Shenseki is not going to change any of this labyrinth of bureaucratic infrastructure. The rst rule of a bureaucracy is to preserve, strengthen and grow itself. The veterans themselves take a back seat. I’m certain that as you look at the VA budget, employment, and contracts over the past few years, you will see steady growth. Throwing more money (which bureaucracies thrive upon) at the problem will do no good; it is tantamount to adding fuel to the re. Major reform is necessary which will be exceedingly difcult and resisted by the bureaucracy, union, and their political allies. Why is the VA necessary? The simple fact is that military service is hazardous to one’s health. Not only are there wounds to heal but also long term effects of training and service, many times in environments fraught with hazards. Also, politicians have repeatedly rewarded military service with benets which must be doled out in an orderly manner. The Obama Administration may be guilty of making the problem worse by crowding more patients into an already overburdened system. It has been tortuous watching VA ofcials answer questions before Congressional committees. They are caught in the unenviable position of trying to defend the indefensible. It is entirely possible that some will be caught in fraudulent schemes like ‘fudging’ numbers in order to qualify for incentive bonuses. That’s what happened about 15 years ago at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac but I don’t recall anyone going to jail over that deception. All too often, government agencies simply don’t hold anyone accountable. Miscreants are allowed to retire instead. An obvious question to ask related to what is happening within the VA: does this portend similar outcomes to Obamacare? Since the VA is a single-payer, government provided healthcare system and that is the long-range objective of the left, does this mean that what is happening with the VA is the future for all of our nation’s healthcare? If we cannot get something as simple as the VA right, how can we possibly provide quality healthcare on a much larger scale? There is no competition within the VA system, no incentive to improve. The lack of competition is one of the major problems associated with government monopolies like the VA. The problems with the VA didn’t originate with Obama taking ofce in 2009, but he campaigned vigorously on a platform of cleaning up the system. Not only did that not happen, it has gotten worse under his watch and now, grown to a fever pitch. Throwing money at a bad system doesn’t solve the problem. Neither does ring Eric Shenseki. Thus far, both Democrats and Republicans have been incensed by this scandal, but their solutions will likely differ. Growing the bureaucracy will, in the opinion of most experts, only make the matter worse. Instead, major reform is necessary, which of course, the bureaucracy will ght every step of the way. Oatmeal is one of those foods I tend to forget about, but one I truly love. It’s really surprising to me how I do forget, considering most days I do try to eat healthy but especially because I have had my gallbladder removed. After my surgery, I remained nauseous for days and wasn’t able to even think about eating. I nally consulted my doctor, who told me to eat oatmeal. The gallbladder is not necessary for you to have in order to live, but it does help your body digest fat and is involved with the bile process. After it’s removed, fatty foods are no longer your friend and you have to eat them in small amounts. Years later, if I eat too many fatty foods at one time, I will become nauseated and my doctor’s advice always comes back to me and I reach for oats. They work like a charm. Oats has all other kinds of good things going for it too; it helps lower cholesterol, it’s good for your heart and it can help stabilize blood sugar. In cooking, I love it because it’s versatile; I can make meatloaf with it, bake cookies, make granola, knead it into bread, add it to cake, grind it in my food processor to make oat our and even make dog biscuits and dog food with it. But, the way I use oats the most, is to cook them simply in a little water and salt, pour the oatmeal into a bowl, add a few other ingredients and enjoy. I very seldom add butter, but I do like to add a little sweetness to my oats. It’s usually in the way of raw (turbinado) sugar with nothing else, but there are times I dress it up too. Certain combinations I really enjoy are: yogurt and maple syrup; bananas and brown sugar; chopped apples, walnuts and sweetened dried cranberries and cinnamon, brown sugar and raisins. I attended a breakfast potluck a few years ago where someone had brought oatmeal in a crockpot and had added several different fruits. I loved the idea, but not the texture; the oatmeal was soupy and combined with the chunky fruit, it just didn’t go together well. They had also brought separate bowls of sweetener, nuts and cream that made taking the dish somewhere more bothersome. The problem was solved several months ago when my Mom brought me a recipe for Baked Oatmeal. The texture blended together well because it’s all baked together and all ingredients go right into the dish, making it very portable for a potluck or ofce breakfast. The outcome is somewhere between bread pudding and oatmeal and the recipe can easily be adapted to whatever fruit or nuts you have on hand. I’m printing the recipe as is, but depending on your fruit, you might want to add some extra sugar or syrup if you don’t want to pack extra sweetener with you. Fruity Baked Oatmeal 2 c. rolled (old-fashioned) oats c. nuts (divided) c. sugar or maple syrup 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. baking powder tsp. salt 2 c. milk 1 large egg c. butter, melted (divided) 2 tsp. vanilla 2 ripe bananas, sliced 1 c. fresh or frozen blueberries or mixed berries (divided) Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease an 8x8inch baking dish; set aside. In a medium bowl, mix together oats, c of the nuts, sugar (if using), cinnamon, baking powder and salt. In another medium bowl, whisk together maple syrup (if using), milk, egg, half the butter and vanilla. Arrange bananas in a single layer on bottom of prepared baking dish. Sprinkle about 2/3 of the berries over the top then cover fruit with oat mixture. Slowly drizzle milk over oats then shake slightly to make sure milk moves through oats. Sprinkle remaining berries and nuts over top. Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until top is golden brown. Drizzle remaining butter over top.www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, June 4, 2014 2A € Madison County CarrierVIEWPOINTS& OPINIONS Joe Boyles Guest ColumnistSearching For Ambrosia Rose KleinColumnistOatmeal Can Be PotluckVA TaxWatch Comments On Florida's New BudgetGovernor Rick Scott signed the state budget for Fiscal Year 201415 today, which includes many smart investments for Florida. The budget returns money to Florida's hard-working taxpayers while increasing spending for state priorities, such as education, economic development and innovative government spending. "The state budget provides historic levels of funding for children, families, and K-12 education, which helps to invest in Florida's future growth," said Dominic M. Calabro, President and Chief Executive Ofcer for Florida TaxWatch, the independent, nonpartisan, nonprot taxpayer research institute and government watchdog. "Overall, Florida taxpayers should be pleased with the investments our state will be making in the new year." "Florida's scal discipline in passing a balanced budget is on display today," said Florida TaxWatch Chairman John B. Zumwalt, III. "The Governor's and Legislature's commitment to maintaining Florida's scal strength has helped Florida pay down its debt and increase its bond rating, making Florida a great place to live, work, and build a business, while the federal government's nancial health has steadily deteriorated." Economic Development In economic development spending, the state provided more than $74 million to attract visitors to Florida, which has incredible positive economic growth according to a 2013 Investing In Tourism report from Florida TaxWatch. There are also important funds to grow Florida's 15 seaports in preparation for the 2015 expansion of the Panama Canal. Expanding capacity at Florida ports will help Florida increase its global competitiveness and solidify our place as a global trade hub. "The Governor and Legislature should be applauded for making critical investments to ensure Florida is an attractive place to grow businesses large and small alike," said Jerry D. Parrish, Ph.D, Florida TaxWatch Chief Economist and Director of the TaxWatch Center for Competitive Florida. "The $233 million for economic development in the budget will help Florida accelerate its path to continued economic diversication and growth." Health Care Investments Despite supporting $3 million in Alzheimer's research, Florida missed an opportunity to improve health outcomes when the Legislature passed on legislation to expand telemedicine statewide. Though three telemedicine pilot initiatives intended to serve rural Florida patients were included in the budget, they were removed following the Governor's action. Telemedicine, or telehealth, links patients and doctors digitally to provide affordable and local care, according to Critical Connections to Care, a 2014 report from TaxWatch. "As Florida's health systems have become more reliant on technology to provide quality care, it is time our state fully embraces all that this technology can offer, including huge savings potential," said Tamara Y. Demko, J.D., MPH, Director of the TaxWatch Center for Health & Aging. "TaxWatch will continue to actively work to advance telemedicine for better and healthier outcomes and cost savings for Florida families, businesses and taxpayers." Efciency Improvements The budget also contains key spending to improve efciency in Florida, including many recommendations from the Florida TaxWatch Center for Government Efciency. A $9 million appropriation to begin the process of replacing the Florida Accounting Information Resource (FLAIR) system will help lay the foundation to reduce the cost in Florida. "The Legislature prudently funded the rst step to replace FLAIR, an outdated nancial management system which costs taxpayers billions in inefciencies each year," said Robert Weissert, Chief Research Ofcer and General Counsel for Florida TaxWatch. "This is one of many cost-savings recommendations from the TaxWatch Center for Government Efciency included in this good budget that will help taxpayers reduce their tax burden and reduce government spending." Criminal Justice Spending The 2014 Budget funds smart justice initiatives aimed at substance abuse rehabilitation, vocational training and reentry assistance. Beeng up these programs will reduce recidivism and decrease future prison admissions and costs. TaxWatch consistently calls for Florida to fund more cost-effective ways to prudently reduce Florida's prison population. It's Research that Gets Results! Florida TaxWatch is a statewide, non-profit, non-partisan research institute that over its 33-year history has become widely recognized as the watchdog of citizens' hard-earned tax dollars. Its mission is to provide the citizens of Florida and public ofcials with high quality, independent research and education on government revenues, expenditures, taxation, public policies and programs and to increase the productivity and accountability of Florida state and local government. Its support comes from homeowners and retirees, small and large businesses, philanthropic foundations, and professional associations. On the web at www.Florida TaxWatch.org.

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C r = G > b I + 0 > C + D K C 2 / / + > > + 2 0 = ? C ) = + > C r C 0 C 2 # C D G 0 D > ? C r ( 0 C + K r C ) = C 0 2 0 C b K 0 > C r > > + > D 0 D C = + 0 + 4 7 = D C # 2 2 C I + . C 4 = 2 H + C D C C = > 2 0 C 4 = + C 0 C # G = 0 + > ) C K C ) = = 2 0 2 + 0 > 2 0 C + 0 C ) = ( C 2 # D ) C ( = + . C 0 C = 0 + > ) 2 / 4 + 0 > C > = H + 0 ( C # G 0 0 C > 7 C 2 / C 2 G D C # 2 = 0 C H 0 + 0 ( C 2 # C # G 0 C D > 2 / C ( 2 2 C # 2 2 C 0 ) H C C ( 2 2 C D + / I D ) + 0 ( C r + > 2 0 < > > D = > C > C D ) K C ) . 0 ( D ) C r b C 2 I 2 K > C + 0 C ( / C 2 # C & ( C # 2 2 D . . C I ) + C > G 4 4 2 = D + 0 ( C 2 C r + > 2 0 C K 2 G D ) 7 / 0 G # D G = + 0 ( 7 2 D G = C + > C C 4 = + / 0 D = K C 4 = 2 G = C K C I ) + ) C D C + > C 0 C 0 0 C + / / + D C H 2 D C + > C D 0 C 2 0 C D ) / D D = C G 0 = C + > G > > + 2 0 7 C > 2 0 C H 2 D C K > ? C G + 2 C H 2 D 0 2 7 0 ( ) L + C D C 2 / / + D D C ) b 2 G > C H 2 D C F E F C D 2 C 3 A C # 2 = C 4 > > ( C 2 # D ) + > C = > 2 G D + 2 0 C I + D ) C 3 C / / = > C > D + 0 + 0 ( 7 C ) C = > 2 G D + 2 0 C > D + > ) > C 3 F / / = C 4 0 C D 2 C J / + 0 C 2 D ) D ) C H 0 D > C D ) D C C D 2 C D ) C 4 D 7 C 3 3 F M 3 F C D D C 2 0 C D ) C 7 7 C 2 0 > G D C + 0 0 ( ) L + C f + K C > C I . C > C D ) C / C / + 0 + > D = D + 2 0 < > C = > 4 2 0 > C D 2 C D ) D D C 0 C D 2 C > G > 8 G 0 D C 2 0 ( = > > + 2 0 C + 0 8 G + = + > 7 2 G D ) = 0 C H 2 D C K > 7 > = ) C J C = + D C ) C b 2 G > 4 > > C D ) + > C ( + > D + 2 0 C F @ C D 2 C 3 E C I + D ) F A C > D + 0 + 0 ( 7 C ) C ( + > D + 2 0 C I 2 G 4 = / + D C 2 / 4 0 + > C D ) D C + 0 G = C = > = ) C 0 C H 2 4 / 0 D C J 4 0 > > C + 0 D ) C 0 + D C D D > C D 2 C G D C G 4 C D 2 C F M 4 = 0 D C 2 # C D ) C / 2 G 0 D C + 0 C I ) + ) D ) + = C 8 G + $ C = > = ) C J 4 0 > > C J C C G D C > C / 2 G 0 D C # 2 = D ) C G = = 0 D C D J C K = 7 C t D C I 2 G . > 2 C 4 = / 0 0 D K C J D 0 C 0 C J 4 0 C D J C = C # 2 = C G 0 + H = > + D K C 0 C 2 = 4 2 = D C = > = ) C J 4 0 > > C D ) D C J 4 + = + 0 C / = C F M 3 E 7 C + J D K D I 2 C / 2 = D > C 2 + 0 C . C G D C 2 0 C 4 G + 0 C D 2 > G 4 4 2 = D C D ) C + . 7 C 2 G D ) = 0 C H 2 D C K > 7 C C ) = D = C ) 2 2 C = 2 ( = / C J 4 0 > + 2 0 C ) C b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f r t n r b t f $ ( & ) $ ( ! + ( $ ) + 0 C K 2 G 0 2 I C I ) + ) + > C D ) C I 2 = < > + > D C 2 = ( 0 + > / C + 0 D = / > C 2 # C D ) C 0 G / = C 2 # ) G / 0 C + H > C + D C + / > 0 0 G . K 9 C t # C K 2 G C ( G > > / 0 C K 2 G C I 2 G C 2 > 7 C b G / 0 > C + 0 C # D 2 G 0 D C # 2 = C D ) C D ) > 2 # C C > D ( ( = + 0 ( C @ % M M M 2 # C D ) + = C # . 2 I C / 0 C 0 0 G . K C / + 0 ( C D ) / D ) C > 2 0 C + > D 7 C 2 G C ) H C D 2 C ( 2 C I K 2 I 0 C D ) C ) + = = ) K C 2 # 2 = ( 0 + > / > C D 2 C D ) C + 0 > D H C ) 2 I H = C D 2 C ( D D ) C 2 = = D C 0 > I = / 2 > 8 G + D 2 > C I ) + ) C 2 G 0 D C # 2 = C @ F % M M M C ) G / 0 C D ) > C 0 0 G . K 7 C C K C 2 / 4 = + > 2 0 > ) = > C 0 C I 2 H > C ) + . C 3 M C ) G / 0 > C 0 0 G K ? C + 2 0 > C 0 C 4 ) 0 D > 3 M M C ) ? C = 2 2 + > 3 M M M ? C D 4 I 2 = / > C F M M M ? 2 ( C 5 = + > 6 C F % M M M 0 C > 2 C 2 0 7 C C ) + > C 2 = + 0 ( C D 2 + . C D > < C 2 ( C 2 0 C ) + > # 2 G 0 D + 2 0 < > C I > + D ) D D 4 B B I I I 7 ( D > 0 2 D > 7 2 / B b D ) B r 2 > D f D ) 0 + / r 2 > 8 G + D 2 C > C 4 = 2 H + C K C r = C 2 > + D 0 2 + = D 2 = C 2 # C D ) C n # # = > 2 0 C 2 G 0 D K C r 2 > 8 G + D 2 2 0 D = 2 C G 0 = C D ) C n # # = > 2 0 C 2 G 0 D K C b D ) 4 = D / 0 D 7 C : t D < > C / 2 > 8 G + D 2 I C D C D ) C + . C D > # 2 G 0 D + 2 0 C 0 C t C # 2 G 0 > 2 / C + 0 D = > D + 0 ( > D G # # ; C 2 > + D 0 2 / + C D ) C n # # = > 2 0 n 2 G = 0 7 C : r + ( ) D C / C ( 2 2 C = D + C + 0 C D ) C 4 4 = 7 ; C = + D > C D > : ) D C / > C / 2 > 8 G + D 2 > C > 2 C 0 ( = 2 G > 9 C > 4 + D C D ) + = + 0 0 2 G 2 G > > 2 G 0 + 0 ( 0 / C C 4 0 + > ) C # 2 = : + D D C & K ; C D ) K C = = K H > D D + 0 ( C + > > > 7 ) C I 2 = > D C + > C / = + I ) + ) C + . > C / 2 = C D ) 0 A M M M M M C 4 2 4 C H = K K = ? C 0 2 D ) = C F M M C / + + 2 0 C > > C + 0 4 + D D 4 2 4 C # 2 = C K > C D C D + / 7 C t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t 0 C / 0 K C / = + L 2 0 > C D ) C + > > C = + H > C 4 2 4 C + 0 0 C 0 I K C # = 2 / C D ) C 2 > D I ) = C D ) C + / D C + > / 2 = C I 2 / + 0 ( C D 2 / 2 > 8 G + D 2 > 7 ; ) + ) C J 4 + 0 > I ) K C D > C = > D C I C > C r 2 > 8 G + D 2 C 2 0 C ) + > C # 2 G 0 D + 2 0 < > C D > C 2 D > 7 C 2 = C D > < C # G . C 2 ( H + > + D C) D D 4 B B I I I 7 ( D > 0 2 D > 7 2 / B b D ) B r 2 > D f D ) 0 + / r 2 > 8 G + D 2 -7 > C # 2 = C 2 > + D 0 2 < > H + C D 2 C 2 G 0 D K C = > + 0 D > C + D < > C D 2 C # 2 . 2 I C D ) > + / 4 C : = + 0 C 0 C 2 H = ; C = G 7 C r 0 + 0 ( C D ) D = > + 0 D > C = + 0 C 0 B 2 = 2 H = C . C 2 G D 2 2 = C 2 0 D + 0 = > C D ) D C 0 C ) 2 = + 0 I D = ? C / C > G = 2 2 = > C 0 C I + 0 2 I > C = 2 H = C I + D ) C > = 0 + 0 ( ? C 0 C I = C 2 0 ( 4 0 D > C 0 C 2 0 ( C > H > ) + = D > C 0 C 4 4 K C = 4 0 D C I ) 0 C 2 G D 2 2 = > 7 C

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, June 4, 2014 4A € Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Community CalendarJune 6 Boyz to KINGS is hosting a ag football competition featuring the MCHS cowboys vs. Concerned Community Men, Friday night, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the MCHS eld. Proceeds from this event will go towards Madison County youth, with the event designed to raise awareness and participation in supporting youth in the community. Local "celebrities" will play and cheer on the game. Entry fee is $4 and food will be available for purchase. June 6 The Brooks County Library will welcome Georgia author, Gary Hardy, Friday, June 6, at 10 a.m., for a morning of dragon tales and adventure. Hardy writes about dragons in his books that are a little bit different from others, but use their uniqueness to save the day in these magical books about accepting others and celebrating unique traits and talents. Brooks County Library is located at 404 Barwick Road in Quitman, Ga. For more information, please call (229) 2634412. June 7 Jesse Solomon NFL Flag Football League will be registering players on Saturday, June 7, at 9 a.m. at Lanier Field. There is a $50 registration fee. The players must be ages ve to 17. The league will start June 21 and last until July 26. June 9 The Women's Cancer Support Group of Lake City will meet at Baya Pharmacy East, 780 SE Baya Drive from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 9. Guests are welcome. For more information, contact Joan Restall at (386) 755-0522 or Katie Grifn at (386) 752-4198. June 14 Chapel Road will be performing at a Benet Gospel Sing for Denise Ellison on Saturday, June 14, at 6 p.m. The event will take place at Midway Baptist Church, located at 338 SE Midway Church Road in Lee. For anyone unable to attend, an account has been set up at Madison County Community Bank under the name of Denise Phillips Ellison Benet. All donations are appreciated. June 16 The Brooks County Public Library in Quitman, Ga. invites children and families to come see Andy Offutt Irwin on Monday, June 16, for two one-man show extravaganzas. Irwin is an awardwinning storyteller, humorist, singer, songwriter, musician, whistler and walking menagerie of sound effects and dialects. His rst show, a Summer Reading Show for children and families, will be at 10 a.m. His second show, "Sister True" is for grown-ups, but children are welcome, will be at 7 p.m. Brooks County Library, located at 404 Barwick Road in Quitman, Ga. For more information, please call (229) 2634412. July 26 The MCHS Cowboy's Football Golf Shootout will be held Saturday, July 26, at Madison Golf and Country Club, starting at 8 a.m. Entry fees are $200 per group or $50 per player and includes green and cart fees and lunch; fees are due by July 23. For more information or questions, contact Coach Ben White at (904) 290-0413, (850) 973-5779 or ben.white@madisonmail.us. Have something you would like to add to the Community Calendar? Simply call Greene Publishing, Inc. at (850) 973-4141 or email your information to Rose@greenepublishing.com. of thePicturesPast Wedding AnnouncementCherry/ThompsonWe are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of Bridget Lynne Cherry, to Mr. Brandt Rainey Edward Thompson. Bridget is the daughter of Ricky and Cathy Bass and the late Sid Cherry of Madison. Brandt is the son of Donald & Andrea Thompson Sr., of Wauchula, Fl. A 2007 graduate of Madison County High School, the bride-elect attended Saint Leo University, receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management. Bridget is currently employed by Bank of America as a Home Loans Specialist in Tampa. Brandt graduated from Hardee County High School in 2005 and attended Edison College. He is currently employed by Landmark Apartment Trust as a Revenue Analyst in Tampa. Bridget is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Foster, the late Ms. Sandra Holton, the late Mr. Prentiss Cherry, Mrs. Hiroko Cherry of Madison, the late Mr. Bill Bass and Mrs. Pat Bass of Madison. Brandt is the grandson of Martha Lemus of Lehigh Acres, Fl., and the late Edward Thompson and Lorane Thompson Rainey. The wedding will take place on June 28, at The Barnhouse in Lamont, Fl., at 6:30 in the evening. Friends and family are invited. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://oridamemory.com/items/show/132652Sara Andrews on a pony 1938, Greenville, Florida Recall UpdateOfce Depot Recalls Gibson Leather Task Chairs Due To Fall HazardThe mounting plate weld can break and separate the seat from the base of the chair, posing a fall hazard to consumers. The mounting plate weld can break and separate the seat from the base of the chair, posing a fall hazard to consumers. Remedy: Return for refund. Contact Ofce Depot toll-free at (866) 403-3763 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.ofcedepot.com. Select Recall Notices under "Customer Service" at the bottom of the page for more information.Lakeshore Learning Materials Recalls Bristle Builders for Toddlers Play Sets Due To Choking HazardThe recall includes the Bristle Builders¨ for Toddlers sets sold with 52 plastic pieces consisting of building pieces and three animal gures. The animal gures include a yellow duck with a purple round base, a brown horse with a blue round base and a pink pig with a round green base. The building pieces include circle, rectangle, square and triangle-shaped pieces in different colors with a green 8" by 4.5" rectangle base. Pieces are covered with plastic bristle pegs which allow all the pieces to connect. Production number EC559597 is printed on the smooth side of the green baseplate. Consumers should immediately take the three animal gures away from children and contact the company to receive a free replacement set of the three animal gures. Consumers can contact Lakeshore Learning Materials at (800) 428-4414 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.lakeshore learning.com Click on "Product Safety" for more information.Cordelia Lighting Recalls Two-Lamp Fluorescent Shop Lights Due To Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively At Home DepotLamp sockets in Commercial Electric brand shop lights can have loose connections. This can cause electrical arcing and re. This recall involves Commercial Electric brand basic hanging shop lights that use two, 48inch, two-pin, T8, uorescent lamps. The recalled shop light is a metal light xture with four plastic lamp sockets and a white nish. It is 48 inches long, 4.25 inches wide and 2.5 inches high and has two 10.5-inch long chains for hanging. The lamp sockets must be snapped into place during installation. Model number CESL401-06 and SKU number 201-462 are printed on a white label on the top of the xture. Consumers should immediately stop using, unplug the shop lights and return them to any Home Depot store for a full refund. Contact Ofce Depot toll-free at (866) 403-3763 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.ofcedepot.com Select Recall Notices under "Customer Service" at the bottom of the page for more information.Hamilton Beach Recalls Baby Food Makers Due To Small Parts HazardThe stainless steel pin in food bowl lids of bŽbŽ brand food makers can loosen and fall into processed food. This recall involves bŽbŽ brand baby food makers manufactured by Hamilton Beach. The baby food maker is a small food processor. It has a white and gray motor base with an orange control knob, a clear plastic, ve-cup food bowl and a graycolored food bowl lid with a built-in food chute. "Hamilton Beach" and "bŽbŽ" are on the front of the motor base. The food maker comes with the following accessories: a chopping and mixing blade, a slicing and shredding disc, a removable motor shaft adapter, a food pusher, a three-cup steaming basket, 10 storage containers and two storage container caddies. Consumers should immediately stop using the slicing/shredding disc and contact Hamilton Beach to receive a free replacement food bowl lid, motor shaft adapter and slicing/shredding disc. Consumers may continue to use the baby food maker for steaming, chopping and pureeing. Contact Hamilton Beach at (800) 672-5872 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, or at www.hamiltonbeach.com and click on Recall Info at the bottom of the page for more information.Sunbeam Recalls Holmes Ceramic Heaters Due To Fire HazardSunbeam has received more than 130 reports of model HCH1823M ceramic heaters. They either unexpectedly overheat or stop working. There has been one report of smoke inhalation and 10 reports of minor property damage. This recall involves Holmes oscillating ceramic heaters sold in black, purple, red, blue and white. The rectangular heaters included in the recall are about 12 inches tall, 8 inches wide and 5 inches deep and have model number HCH1823M printed on a label on the bottom of the product. The "Holmes" logo is on the bottom front of the unit and two knobs controlling the fan and the thermostat are on the top. The heater adjusts between a high and low heat setting and a fan only setting. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heater, unplug it and contact Sunbeam Products, Inc. for instructions on how to obtain a full refund. Consumers can contact Sunbeam Products at (800) 834-0056 anytime, or online at www.holmesproducts.com and click on "Ceramic Heater Recall" for more information.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, June 4, 2014Madison County Carrier € 5AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY No Photocopies Accepted € Tickets are good during July, one visit only € Deadline To Enter is June 26, 2014Name____________________________ ___________________________ Address__________________________ __________________________ Phone Number____________________ Fill out and return to Greene Publishing at P.O. Drawer 772 or 1695 South SR 53 Madison, FL 32341 Fireworks Fundraiser June 7thHaffye Hays Park 11:00am … 2:00pm Mullet & Catfish Dinners Choice Of 2 Sides, Hushpuppies And Iced Tea $7.50 Each The Spirit Of Greenville Babe Ruth Madison Yankees Go Undefeated 10-0Photo SubmittedMadisons 10U Champions for 2014, the Babe Ruth Madison Yankees, went undefeated 10-0 against the Studstill Marlins and Lake Pa rk Angels. The sponsors for this Little League team, Clemons, Rutherford and Associates, couldnt be more proud of the team. The players who make up th is winning team, in the front row, from left to right, are: Lance Thigpen, Drue Taylor, Ezequial Barcena, Artavious Thompkins, Jake Sullivan and Rhett Rutherford. In the back row, from left to right, are: Coach Will Rutherford, Mitch Rutherford, Caesar Barron, Will Carpenter, Nick Simmons, Bryan Hinson, Coleman Williams and C oach Drue Taylor.Madison Unsung Hero Wreath Laying For Mrs. Wilma Dickey Greene Publishing Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, May 20, 2014Sons of Wilma Dickey, Charlie on the left and Roy on far right, honored their mother with a wreath laying ceremony; accompanying them in the ceremony was Ann Waring, who presented a plaque to the Dickey family.By Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.The late Mrs. Wilma Dickey was honored this year at the May 20 Wreath Laying for Madison’s Unsung Heroes. The ceremony at Four Freedoms Park started with Delores Jones, who when speaking of Mrs. Dickey, made a statement that perhaps summed up the days honoree, “She was colorless, that’s what made her great.” The Wreath Laying for Unsung Heroes was began by the late Mr. Howard Waring who erected the Unsung Heroes monument in the park and organized the rst committee to show his (and other’s) Christian love toward all mankind, regardless of color. Dr. Thomas Haynes, a Madison native and Professor at Florida A & M University, was the day’s speaker. In Dr. Haynes’ speech, Flashback to Move Ahead, he recounted his childhood days living at Conway Quarters, describing homes and neighborhoods of the past and how his days spent there taught him the value of hard work, tenacity, compassion and love. Dr. Haynes shared that lessons learned from our past is what makes us (and made him) the “Master of our fates and Captain of our souls.” Mrs. Ann Waring, widow of the late Howard Waring, was present to present a plaque in Wilma Dickey’s honor to both her sons in attendance, Charlie and Roy Dickey. Both sons spoke to the crowd, sharing memories and events in their mother’s life. Mrs. Dickey was employed by the Madison County Health Department as a nurse and was known to many youth as the “shot nurse.” She was a prisoner of war and cared for the servicemen, one of whom she ended up marrying, Charlie Dickey Sr. She was active in the Madison community, attending Lee United Methodist Church, she served as President of the Madison County Extension Home Economic Advisory Council, and she assisted with County Health Fairs and helped with the Middle School Healthy Heart Program. Mrs. Dickey was remembered as a “true Christian who lived the life as Jesus would like us to live.” Vicar Joe Boyles concluded the ceremony after Charlie and Roy Dickey laid their mother’s wreath at the Unsung Heroes Monument. Greene Publishing Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, May 20, 2014Dr. Thomas Haynes, a Madison native and A & M University Professor, was the main speaker for the wreath laying at Four Freedom City Park.

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By Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.Memorial Day is a day set aside for observation and remembrance, not celebration. In the US, Memorial Day is for recognizing those who made the ultimate sacrifice; it’s for those who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. Madison County’s “Freedom Isn’t Free” ceremony on Monday, May 26, was for honoring those who had served as well as recognizing all veterans and families (including prisoners of war and missing in action service people). Several members of the Madison community was on hand to participate, including: Jimmie Aikens directing the Pledge of Allegiance, Pastor Robert Holmes giving the invocation, Ebony Walker honoring whose who had served, music by Mary Hargrett, recognition of veterans and families/POW’s/MIA’s by Oliver Bradley, words from Lisa Tuten and David Albercrombie and the main speaker, Jerome Wyche, followed by Joe Rowe giving the closing prayer. During Wyche’s speech, he had veterans who were attending the ceremony to stand up front and be recognized, giving orders to be at ease, salute and dismiss. His ending words struck emotions within the crowd as he said, “All gave some, but some gave all. To never let it go unsaid or undone, we thank you for your gracious service.” The ceremony was finished with the song “God Bless America,” prayer and the playing of taps. Immediately following was a lunch of hot dogs, chips and sodas, provided free of charge, from members of the Genesis Missionary Baptist Church. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, May 26, 2014Jerome Wyche, retired from the US Air Force, was the speaker for the day and gave a heartfelt and emotional speech. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, June 4, 2014 6A € Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Memorial Day At Four Freedoms Park Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, May 26, 2014The attending veterans salute the crowd. Standing from left to right are: Jimmie Aikens, John Randal, J.P. Maultsby, J. Jackson Timothy S. McCray, Ebony Walker, Rip Prine, James Clark, Chris McFarland, Wayne Vickers, Richard Bonne, Edna Ealy and Jack Hollingsworth. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, May 26, 2014Members of Genesis Missionary Baptist Church take a quick break for a picture. Sitting in the front row, from left to right, ar e: Jamarrion Coasey, Ruth Anderson and Ralphine Ghent. Standing in the back row, from left to right, are: James Anderson, Felipe Perez, Geneva Turner, Gladys Bonner, Larry Holmes and Melissa Perez. Memorial Day MinistryBy Rose Klein Greene Publishing, Inc.If you live around Madison, or have spent any time here, you have most likely seen Rick Lane and one of his horses. This past Memorial Day, Lane and his horse Ruby, were at one of their usual locations, beside the Busy Bee off Hwy. 53, patiently waiting to minister to those who might approach them. Lane and his Amazing Horse Ministries attend functions, but on a regular basis can be seen here in Madison or in Valdosta, where he and his horse hold a sign asking those who pass by if they’re ready to be saved and invites them to stop and talk. He says he doesn’t push people to pray; when they approach, sometimes it’s to see the horse, but usually questions will follow, and he’s ready to answer. Lane said even if people don’t stop, they read the sign, and it can get some of them to think about what he’s trying to accomplish, which he likens to planting a seed or maybe watering one that’s already there. He said he and Ruby, or another horse, are out holding a sign ve to six days a week and “It’s working out good…people are responding.”

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Story SubmittedEccentric characters, an air of suspense and a hot flash extractor take center stage at the Rural Area Theater on June 6 and 7 as the RATT pact presents its summer mystery “Murder on the Oriental Rug.” Join the fun in this audience participation murder mystery as this talented group performs a play within a play which includes a little singing, dancing, and, of course, a murder. The performance begins when four actors have walked off the set after discovering that the director plans to replace them with famous Broadway stars. Left to put on a performance for the Broadway backers, the director devises a scheme to have the remaining cast members double up on parts until the real actors arrive. Even the stage hand must overcome stage fright and no talent and take on multiple roles. As the play within a play progresses, the suspense mounts as the director’s scheme is discovered and someone is going to pay. Cast members in this performance are Cheryl Abercrombie, Tim Dunn, Dawn Renner, Jessica Webb and Justin Webb. Denise Bell is handling sound effects. You can join this fun show on June 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Rural Area Theater at 196 SW Range Avenue in Madison. Tickets are $12 and include a delicious dessert. Reservations are recommended. Call (850) 673-9585 or www.rattpact.com for more information or to reserve advance seats.Submitted by the Junior Auxiliary of Madison CountyCrowning Moments Last a Lifetime was the message to members of Junior Auxiliary of Madison County at the 73rd Annual Education Conference held May 2-3 at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Destin. Over six hundred ladies were in attendance at this year’s event. The National Association of Junior Auxiliaries (NAJA) is a national non-profit organization that encourages its members to render charitable services which are beneficial to the general public with particular emphasis on children. NAJA has more than 15,500 active, associate and life members in 98 chapters in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. The Madison County chapter was chartered by a group of caring, enthusiastic women in 2002 and continues to grow and thrive throughout Madison County. Volunteers work tirelessly throughout the year on a variety of projects that focus on local children and families in need of assistance. This year, the Junior Auxiliary of Madison County received the MAG Award for outstanding new project for their Fire Safety project with second graders in Madison County. Junior Auxiliary of Madison County also presented this project at the conference, for other chapters who may be interested in bringing the Fire Safety project to their towns. This year’s conference was packed with entertainment, education and networking with other chapters from across the MidSouth. Members enjoyed speakers such as Dr. Tim Elmore, bestselling author and President of Growing Leaders and an expert in the field of understanding and connecting with GenerationY; Marilyn Morris, founder of Aim for Success; and Steve Azar, singer, songwriter, producer and Artist in Residence at Delta State University. Junior Auxiliary chapters all over the MidSouth are working more than ever before to increase awareness of children in need and the benefits of caring today to create character tomorrow. For more information on the Junior Auxiliary of Madison County, you can find them on Facebook. For more information on NAJA, visit www.najanet.org .AROUNDMADISONCOUNTY www.greenepublishing.com Madison County Carrier € 7A Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Make 2014the year you change your life CLASSES IN MADISON STARTJUNE 3 0Bachelors Degree Programs € Business Administration with specialization in Management € Computer Information Systems € Criminal Justice € Elementary Education € Health Care Management € Human Services € Psychology Full-time students may be eligible for the Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG) Approved for VA Bene“ts/GI Bill Classes now forming in Madison(850) 973-3356 madison@saintleo.edu What you need for where youre going Now offering The Doctorate of Business Administration (Online and On Campus) ou need for wher What y e y ou need for wher e going r  ou ee egr re s D  achelor B dministration A usiness € B Classes ograms r r ee P dministration Classes dministration A usiness € B with specialization in anagement M nformation € Computer I ystems S ustice riminal J € C ducation lementary E € E anagement e M ealth Car € H dministrationClasses S une 30 J with specialization in nformation ducation anagement N The D ing Classes t tar S une 30 fer w of o N octorate of The D ervices uman S € H chology sy € P ull-time students may F be eligible for the esident ida R lor F G) rant (FRA G ervices ull-time students may be eligible for the ccess A esident The D usiness B nline and O (O octorate of The D dministration A usiness ampus) n C nline and O V ed for v o ppr ro A ill ene“ts/GI B B w for Classes no adison in Mwww A VA ming w for (850) 973-3356 madison@saintleo.edu.saintleo.edu/mp www (850) 973-3356 madison@saintleo.edu.saintleo.edu/mp The International Space Station is as roomy as a “ve-bedroom house and travels at 17,500 mph.MCSO Deputies Receive Commendation Letters By Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. Madison County Sheriff’s Ofce Deputy Edwin McMullen and Deputy Odell Livingston were presented with commendation letters from Sheriff Ben Stewart for their efforts in solving ve burglaries in Greenville. During recent weeks in the month of April and May, the Sheriff’s Ofce responded to several residential burglaries in Greeneville. Deputy McMullen took an assertive effort to follow up on these burglaries during his routine patrol assignment. While following up, he made contact with a juvenile and noticed he possessed property, matching property taken from one of the recent burglaries. Deputy McMullen contacted Deputy Livingston and requested assistance with the investigation. The deputies were able to locate potential suspects that resulted in the arrest of the perpetrators and solved ve separate burglaries. “The dedication and unsolicited actions of each of you certainly emulates the integrity and professionalism we have within the Madison County Sheriff’s Ofce,” said Sheriff Stewart in the commendation letter to the deputies. “This reects great credit upon yourself and the Madison County Sheriff’s Ofce.”Junior Auxiliary Receives Award At Education Conference Photo SubmittedThe women from the Junior Auxiliary of Madison County at the AEC Awards Banquet are pictured from left to right. Front row: Stephanie Lundy, Lori Newman and Stefanie Thomas. Second row: Maria Greene, Paula Kaufman, Kim Borgert, Soneyda Jarvis, Stacey Newsome and Rhonda Gore. Third row: Christy Grass, Melanie Crosby, Jo Ragans, Janie Bunting, Katie Knoght, Carolyn Thigpen and Jamie Andrews. Back row: Shanna Swope, Kathy Rogers, Brooke Bass and Kelly Renfroe. Murder On The Oriental Rug Plays Two Nights Only At The Rural Area Theater Photo SubmittedCast members are ready to provide fun and suspense in the RATT pacts latest production of Murder on the Oriental Rug.Ž Ready to perform this weekend are (seated): Cheryl Abercrombie and Dawn Renner; (standing): Tim Dunn, Justin Webb and Jessica Webb. Visit www.rattpact.com for reservations.Photo SubmittedOdell Livingston (left) and Edwin McMullen (right) received Commendation Letters for their actions.Did You Know...

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By Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.Margaret Davis is the manager of the Pinetta Elementary cafeteria and has been for the past eight years. She has worked for the Madison County School District for 14 years and although she has enjoyed all of her time with the district, says she is very happy to be at Pinetta because she thinks Principal Beth Moore is the best. “I love her and I’m so glad she hired me as the manager here.” Davis says the best part about cooking at the school is seeing the kids enjoy the food and hearing them tell her how good it is. She likes to cook, even when she’s not at school, but she also loves gardening and spending time with her husband, her mom and siblings. Her favorite pastime however, is spending time with her grandkids saying, “I will do what ever they want me to do.” New Mt. Zion is where Davis attends church and says she “loves going and praising the Lord because He makes it possible to do everything I do.” Her pastor James Shaw and his family, along with the rest of her church family, are special to Davis and she said she wanted them to know. Davis also wanted to mention her usual co-worker, Sandy Cole, whom she has worked with for the past two years, but is out right now due to surgery and wants Cole to know she’s being prayed for. Joyce Hazzard, who is helping Davis at Pinetta right now due to Cole being out, is normally oating from school to school as a substitute cook and custodian. She says she loves oating around to all the different schools because she enjoys being around all ages of children, meeting new people and getting to know them. She does like working at Pinetta and says she loves Ms. Beth and all the rest of the staff. “I have them all laughing here and I love to see them smile.” Hazzard really enjoys cooking, in and out of school, does house cleaning on the side, attends Pineland Baptist Church and says she loves her pastor Charlie Bareld and his wife. She has a large family that consists of six kids, 13 grandkids, two sisters, three brothers and her mom. Part of her family lives in New York, but family here, along with her boyfriend, keep her busy shing, riding bikes and watching movies. One of her children, a 13-year-old, was born prematurely with underdeveloped lungs, keeping them both in and out of the hospital, but Hazzard says “that’s okay” and that her church helps her a lot. These two ladies start their day at 7 a.m. and work until around 2 p.m. to make sure the kids at Pinetta Elementary are fed a healthy breakfast and lunch. Both of them love their job and work hard for the school. Davis summed it up like this, “Pinetta expects the best, and we give them the best.” By Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.Last month, a number of teachers from different schools in Madison County gathered together to share with an educational consortium the results from money they received by way of minigrants. These grants go towards technology, and other teaching tools, intended to enhance teacher’s lesson plans as well as student learning. Teachers are required to apply for the grants and if they receive one, calculate results from the tools they receive and then share these results with the foundation responsible for giving out the grants. Madison County’s Foundation for Excellence in Education (MCFEE) was founded in 1993 and was started by community members who wanted to make a difference in education here in Madison County. Tim Sanders, the president of the foundation, says the 501(c)(3) organization is “a way for the community and schools to come together in order to enhance our teacher’s lessons, ultimately giving students greater success.” The MCFEE grants given to teachers are usually around $500 and allows them to buy books, lesson plans or whatever tools they feel is needed in their classrooms. Many of the teachers at this year’s presentation took advantage of the extra income to update their teaching with technology and have integrated Kindle Fires, Google Tablets and iPads into their student’s class work. Teachers who used these devices said kids loved using the technology because it made learning seem more like play instead of work, but more importantly, learning levels among students who used them r emark ably increased. Teachers at the presentation who were able to utilize this year’s grants were: Amy Kendrick, Gail Washington, Christy Androski, Christi Minor, Lewis Christmas (Pinetta Elementary); Danyel Rucker, Amanda Coe, Katie Roberts, Kelli Minter, Cindy Vega, Autumn Burnett (Madison County Central School); Rose Marie McHugh, Chris Weider (Madison County High School); and Dale Rickards (District Ofce). After the teachers had made their presentations, Tim Sanders concluded the meeting by telling the teachers how much he looked forward to seeing what they had accomplished. “Every year I’m here, I get more excited to see what is going to happen next year.” www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, June 4, 2014 8A € Madison County Carrier SCHOOL Madison County Teachers Make Good With Grant Money Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, May 13, 2014Autumn Burnett, a 2ndgrade teacher at MCCS, shares the results of the mini-grant she received during her presentation. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, May 13, 2014Lewis Christmas, a teacher at Pinetta Elementary, opted for a living presentation when sharing the results of his grant money.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, May 13, 2014Howard Phillips, on left, representing MCCB, was on hand at the presentations to present Tim Sanders with a check that will go towards furthering education here in Madison County. Meet The Pinetta Elementary Cafeteria Staff Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein May 19, 2014Cafeteria Manager Margaret Davis (left) and Joyce Hazzard (right) prepare breakfast and lunch everyday for the kids at Pinetta Elementary School.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, June 4, 2014Madison County Carrier € 9A SCHOOL CALL ME TODAY.Invest in your dreams. Nate Cruce ChFC, Agent Registered Representative Bus: 850-973-6641 : 850-973-6641 Bus e iv t a sent e epr ed R er t gis e R ent g A C e ChF uc e Cr t a N t n e m t s e v n t i h g e ri h g t n ki a M u yo p l he y a m y a d to s e ic ho c o m o r t o s f m a e r r d u o h y c a e r r o b h g i e d n o e a go k i L e r e h s t rm i a te F a t Srm a te F a t t S u o b e a k m s A s d n u l F a tu u M. t w o r r o 2 8 1 4 1 0 1 1 v n  i s d n u e f h r t e d i s n o c g n i t s e v n e i r o f e B e m e g a n a P M m V r a e F t a t t S c a t n o C g t n i n i a t n o s c u t c e p s o r y p r a m m u r s o 8 3 5 /0 5 /0 2 1 0 2 P And i n s a e i t i r u c e S m B r a e F t a t y S d b e e t n a r a u t g o n s o p g g in d lu c in p. 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 T u t e n  s F a r m P r o d u c e € Squash € String Beans € Potatoes € Cucumbers €(850) 251-5463From Greenville Hwy. 221 S., Turn on Hwy. 360 4 to 5 miles on RightFrom Madison Hwy 14 Turn on 360 5-6 miles on Left.Mon Sat. 7:30 am 5:00 pm Closed On Sundays Madison Academy Recognizes Younger Students For A Year Of Hard WorkBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.As the school year wound down at Madison Academy, parents and teachers gathered in the gym Thursday morning, May 22, to recognize students in Pre-K through the third grade for their accomplishments during previous months. Third graders Riley Niquette, Riley Browning and Katie Krell opened the program with the pledge of allegiance, a prayer and a scripture reading, a chorus of students led in singing the National Anthem, and Principal Janna Barrs welcomed everyone. Chairman of the Board for Madison Academy, Brian Townsend, joined her onstage to present certicates to each child called up before the audience. In addition to certicates for completing their class requirements, many students were called back to the stage for "All A" awards and Outstanding Attendance Awards. The fourth through eighth graders were honored later that day at a 6 p.m., program at First Baptist Church.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Riley Niquette, Riley Browning and Katie Krell open the program with a prayer, scripture reading and the Pledge of Allegiance.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014The 4K class takes to the stage. At the podium is 4K teacher Karen Wieland, and next to her is Brian Townsend.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Jamie Andrews' 3K class display their certi“cates.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Next up, Kim Whighams' 5K class lines up across the stage with their certi“cates.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Caroline Blair's “rst grade class got a round of applause for their Reading Achievement Certi“cates, giving them a License to Read.Ž Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Jennifer Copeland's second grade class shows off their Dinosaur Project Certi“cates.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Janna Barrs introduced the third grade class on behalf of teacher Susan Pickles, who was unable to attend. Her class received recognition for their achievements in mathematics. 6/30/14 6/30/14 6/30/14

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SCHOOL www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, June 4, 2014 10A € Madison County Carrier BAILEY MONUMENT CO 740252 Madison Academy Eighth Graders GraduateBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.On a warm Thursday evening, May 22, Madison Academy students began lining up by grade on the front steps of the First Baptist Church as parents, relatives and friends took pictures. Inside, more parents, relatives and friends watched a slideshow highlighting special school events for the past year, until the processional music began and the fourth through eighth grade students of Madison Academy marched in. For the fourth through seventh graders, this Thursday evening ceremony was a time to receive the awards they had earned, as the awards table was rapidly relieved of its burden of trophies throughout the evening, and ofcially marked their promotion to the next grade a move that wasn't without a few emotions. As fourth grade teacher Jessica Webb noted of her class, "We've shared a lot of love and we've shared a lot of learning." For the eighth graders, it was a year of special signicance, marking the last time they would participate in any Madison Academy activities: their last eld trip, their last Spring Fling, their last school festivals and celebrations as Panthers. They were here to graduate from a school many of them had attended since Pre-K. They were also here to say goodbye. Next year, they would be attending high school somewhere else. Salutatorian Luke Androski, son of Alan and Christy Androski, recalled a time not so long ago when he and his classmates regarded the eighth graders as "the cool kids," who were maybe "a little scary." Now, they were themselves eighth graders who were about to leave Madison Academy behind. He spoke of each of his classmates individually, describing what made each of them unique in his eyes: who was the math genius, who was the dancer, and so forth, of this group that would soon be entering high school. Valedictorian Hannah Jane Zimmerly, daughter of Tom and Carole Zimmerly, spoke of "leaving old lives and old teachers behind for a whole new world," a step that was both exciting and a little sad; moving forward naturally means something will be left behind, and saying goodbye to a way of life one has known and loved for years is never easy. However, it was time to say those goodbyes and move forward on faith, a faith that both Androski and Zimmerly spoke of during their addresses. There will be new friends, new teachers, new memories and new things to learn. Congratulations to the graduating eighth grade Madison Academy Class of 2014.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014The graduating class of Madison Academy gather outside the First Baptist Church shortly before the evening ceremony begins. Le ft to right, in the order their faces appear are: Luke Androski (Salutatorian), Mary Hannah Smith, John Mason Gaston, Skyler Alexander Dunn, Danica Marie Cook, Kaylie Nicole Rogers, Edwin Bailey Browning, Katelyn Clark Scott, Michael Clement Downing, Stephen Caleb Hart, David Wade Hudson, Kendall Lea Hall, Joseph Charles Blanton II, Hannah Jane Zimmerly (Valedictorian), Kali Dyane Lancaster, Kylie Elizabeth Andrews and William Caden Newman.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Under the Direction of Jay Hicks, the sixth grade class gives a special musical performance, entitled, You've Got A Friend In Me.ŽGreene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Seventh graders Coty Smith, Dylan Lawson Aubrey Day and Jarod Johnson receive a special award from the Duke University Talent Identi“cation Program. Now in its 34thyear, the Duke program has seventh graders take the ACT and SAT tests alongside high school students preparing for college; those who score exceptionally high, like these four students, receive of“cial recognition for their achievement.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Luke Androski gives the Salutatory Address.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Valedictorian Hannah Jane Zimmerly acknowledges that while moving forward into a whole new worldŽ is exciting, goodbyes can still be dif“cult.

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$199 Move-In Special!! 1, 2 & 3 BR HC & non-HC accessible apts. Rental assistance may be available. HUD vouchers accepted. Call 850-948-3056. TDD/TTY 711. 192 NW Greenville Pointe Trail, Greenville, FL 32331. Equal Housing Opportunityrtn, c REAL ESTATE FOR SALE BY OWNER MOBILE HOME FOR SALE FOR SALE WANTED FOR RENT HELP WANTED HELP WANTED MOVING SALE www.greenepublishing.com SERVICES Classifieds . . . . . Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Madison County Carrier € 11A AUCTION FLORIDA PRESS SERVICES, INC. STATEWIDE CLASSIFIED PROGRAM STATEWIDE CLASSIFIED ADS FOR 6/2/2014 THROUGH 6/8/2014 I am a retired nurse; and want to do private duty work with the elderly. If you can use me, I am available for any shift. Excellent references. 464-7276 (Cell).3/26 rtn, n/cPageant Dresses For Sale: Size 10 Teen Dress A beautiful, elegant, ”owing emerald green dress. Has eye-catching beaded straps that criss cross in the back along with a beaded design in the front of the dress. Beautiful ”owing train. $200. Size 14 (child's size 14 but dress is for a teen division approximately 13-15) GORGEOUS lime green dress, strapless but with spaghetti straps that criss cross across the back, sequins spotted across the entire gown, built-in crinoline absolutely gorgeous. $250.Call Emerald Greene (850) 973-3497 Ofce Building For Rent Across the street from the Courthouse, on Shelby Street. (between Owens Propane and Burnette Plumbing) Newly Renovated 1120 square foot. Call Emerald Greene 850-973-4141.10/16 rtn, n/c Madison Heights Apartments 1,2,3 & 4 bedroom apts. Section 8 Housing designed for low income families 150 SW Bumgardner Dr. Madison, FL Phone 850-973-4290 TDD 711 Equal Housing Opportunity6/22, rtn, cBecome A Certied Nursing Assistant Quest Training offers a nurse top CNA prep class. No GED required if age 18. Professional training site, high pass rates. Now accepting students for July classes. 386-362-1065.6/4 6/25, pd1/4 inch coat galvanized steel cable for sale .15 cent a foot. We have as much as you need. (850) 464-3041.3/12 rtn, n/cNewspaper Bundles For Sale $1 each Greene Publishing, Inc. 1695 S. SR 53 in Madison (850) 973-4141.3/12 rtn, n/cCDL Class A Driver Needed 2 years veri“ed experience. Runs mostly SE extended area. Good 2 year MVR. Blue Cross and blue shield health insurance offered. (850) 929-2279.4/11 rtn, c Deadline For Classieds (850) 973-4141 3:00 p.m. Every MondayJust received a new supply of repo homes Great price! Call for details (386) 466-8315.1/29 rtn, c Advertising Sales Representative (salesman) needed. Our newspaper of“ce is seeking an outstanding individual to join our sales team. Do you possess a sunny, friendly attitude? Can you talk with customers easily and help them feel at home? Do you have a good personality and LOVE to talk on the telephone? If you are a team player, able to handle multiple tasks, have a friendly can-doattitude, a great work ethic, are organized, and self-motivated then this job might be just for you. Valid Drivers License a must! Apply in person only at Greene Publishing, Incs newspaper of“ce, located at 1695 South SR 53, in Madison.Too Much Junk? … Do you have a garage or barn or attic full of junk and want it clean? Granddads barn that needs to be cleaned or removed? Let us make you an offer on it all … And we clean it up at the same time. Call 850-973-7916 and leave a message.2/26 rtn, n/c We want your Ghosts!! We are collecting YOUR stories of Ghosts, Goblins, Spooks, Specters, Aliens, Haunted Houses, Paranormal Events, Angels, and any other Supernatural Tales from Madison County and surrounding counties. We want personal experiences, legends, and family traditions. Call 850-973-7916 and leave a message.2/26 rtn, n/c A few chickens and a rooster for my yard. (850) 661-6868.4/9 rtn, n/c LAND FOR SALE OWNER FINANCING 1/2 acre lots, $14,995 $1,995 down, $149 mo. City Water, Paved Roads Cleared, Underground Power DWMHs, Modular Homes Hwy 53 North 1/2 mile. Graceland Estates Call Chip Beggs 850-973-4116chipbeggs@embarqmail.com5/7 rtn, c 4 BR, 2 BA House With “replace, large yard and no pets. Near Blue Springs. $700 month, $700 security. 1 year lease. (850) 274-5805 or (907) 230-4705.5/7 rtn, c Voice and beginning piano lessons being offered by Shelly Smith. $15 per half hour lesson. Please call (850) 464-7560 to sign up.5/14 rtn, n/cFort Madison SelfStorage on 53 South has 5x10, 10x10 and 10x20 units available. Call (850) 973-4004.5/14 rtn, n/c12'x18' building with 6' porch located on State Road 53 South. Ideal for a small or start-up business. Come see for yourself how it could work for you. (850) 973-4141.5/14 rtn, n/cLP Driver Requirements: CDL License with Tanker and Hazmat Endorsement. Experience is a plus. Apply in person with resume at 208 West Screven St. Quitman, Ga. 31643.5/28, 6/4, c AUCTION SATURDAY JUNE 14 AT 6:30PM. MADISON AUCTION HOUSE. 1693 SW MOSELEY HALL RD (CR360) 850 973-1444. LAST AUCTION FOR THE SUMMER. SELLING ITEMS FOR HOME, YARD AND SHOP. SAVE OVER STORE PRICES. 10% BUYERS PREMIUM. MC, VISA, DISCOVER, DEBIT CARDS, CHECKS AND CASH ACCEPTED. AU3968 Brandon Mugge Auctioneer, AB2490 LAST AUCTION FOR THE SUMMER. SELLING ITEMS FOR HOME, YARD AND SHOP. SAVE OVER STORE PRICES. 10% BUYERS PREMIUM. MC, VISA, DISCOVER, DEBIT CARDS, CHECKS AND CASH ACCEPTED. AU3968 Brandon Mugge Auctioneer, AB2490.6/4, 6/11, pdSatellite Techs Needed Must have van/truck and basic tools. Will train. Send resume to oridatotalcom@verizon.net6/4, 6/11, pd 3/2 1 acre fenced with central heat and air. Call Tom at (850) 879-7095.6/4, pdMIG Welders Needed Must have High School diploma or equivalent, the ability to read and understand CAD sketches, also able to read a tape measure to the 1/16th, and you will be required to pass an onsite weld test. You must have a minimum of two years welding experience or a graduate of a certi“ed welding program, must pass Weld Certi“cation Test on-site, along with no previous employment history with Big Top Mfg. There is only three (3) position available, we will only accept the “rst ten (10) quali“ed applications. Start taking applications 6/4/14 at 8:00 am. Apply in person at Big Top Mfg. 3255 North Hwy 19. We will only accept six quali“ed applications. EEO/AA/m/f/vets/disabled.6/4, cAdvent Christian Village Current JOBS Line Advertisement call 658-5627 or visit www.acvillage.net 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week Be Your Best Among The Best! Administrative Assistant FT position for experienced administrative assistant / of“ce manager in long-term care setting to coordinate daily tasks, manage patient cash accounts, and other duties. Must be patient & courteous, detail oriented, pro“cient in MS Of“ce Suite & Internet, organized, professional, and have strong customer service & communication skills, including proper phone etiquette. HSD or equivalent required. AA degree or of“ce admin certi“cate preferred. Prior relevant experience required. Prior supervisory experience a plus. FT positions include competitive compensation, paid time off, & access to onsite daycare and “tness facilities. Apply in person at Personnel Of“ce Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., or fax resume/credentials to (386) 658-5160. EOE / Drug-Free Workplace / Criminal background checks required.6/4, 6/11, cTechnology (CEHRT) Instructor wanted at North Florida Community College, Madison FL. See www.nfcc.edu for details.6/4 6/18, c PART TIME SYSTEM OPERATOR Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc. has an opening for a part time system operator in our Madison Of“ce. The candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent working knowledge of computers, outstanding customer service skills, the ability to effectively multitask, and must be able to communicate well using a two way radio and telephone. The ideal candidate must have the ability to remain calm while making quick pro“cient decisions in a number of different circumstances including power restoration and emergency situations. The candidate will be assigned two twelve hour shifts during the weekend. Occasionally the candidate will be required to provide additional support during extended power outage events. Tri-County is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and Drug Free Workplace (DFWP). Please submit a resume and completed Tri-County Electric Application for Employment form, which is available at any TCEC of“ce or online at www.tcec.com before June 18, 2014 to: Stephanie Carroll Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc. 2862 West US 90 Madison, FL 32340.6/4, 6/11, c Auction Bankruptcy Auction Fri, June 13th @ 10am € Online & Onsite 10950 N Kendall Dr, 2nd Fl, Miami, Fl 33176 Of“ce Furniture & Equipment € Cubicles € Computers/Laptops € Phone System & more! www.moeckerauctions.com (800) 840-BIDS 13%-15%BP (3% cash discount), $100 ref. cash dep. Subj to con“rm. Case No.: 14-18517-LMI AB-1098 AU-3219, Eric Rubin. Adoption Are you pregnant? A childless loving married couple seeks to adopt. Will be hand on mom/dad. Financial security. Expenses paid. Dawn & Domenick 1(855)985-4592. Adam Sklar #0150789. Education TRAIN FROM HOME MEDICAL BILLING ACCOUNTING ASS'T CUSTOMER SERVICE NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED. HS/GED NEEDED TO APPLY Sullivan and Cogliano Training Centers. 1-800-451-0709. Help Wanted AVERITT EXPRESS New Pay Increase For Regional Drivers! 40 to 46 CPM + Fuel Bonus! Also, Post-Training Pay Increase for Students! (Depending on Domicile) Get Home EVERY Week + Excellent Bene“ts. CDL-A req. 888-362-8608 Apply @ AverittCareers.com Equal Opportunity Employer Females, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NOW HIRING! Florida Call for Shift Availability(12 hours shifts on Saturday & Sunday for RNS & LPNs) Referral/Sign-on bonusfor employees and new hires.Full Time RNs/LPNsEmployee Bonus = $1000 after 3 months $250, after 6 months $250, after one year $500 New Hire Bonus = $500 after 3 months $250, after 6 months $250Any questions contact Human ResourcesAD/GW June 6 and 7 from 9 a.m. until. Located on 7138 SE County Rd 255 in Lee. 4 miles South Exit 262 on I-10. Kubota tractor, boat, furniture, kitchen items, deer stand, game feeder, generator, 5th wheel hitch, washer, dryer, freezer and house hold items. The sale will occur whether it is rain or shine. (850) 971-5898.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, June 4, 2014Madison County Carrier € 12A All Legals are posted on line at www.greenepublishing.com ----Legals---SECTION 000020 INVITATION TO BID MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MADISON DRIVERS LICENSE REMODEL CLEMONS, RUTHERFORD & ASSOCIATES, INC. 2027 THOMASVILLE ROAD TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA 32308 PHONE (850) 385-6153 You are invited to bid on a General Contract, for the remodel of the Drivers License Department in Madison, Florida. The remodeling consists of approximately 1,400 square feet. All Bids must be on a lump sum basis; segregated Bids will not be accepted. All Bidders are to submit with Bid Package, a properly executed "Contractor's Quali“cation Statement" AIA Document A-305 which is to include a current “nancial statement, an experience, competence and performance report, and references from at least three prior projects similar in size and scope, along with the name of a contact person on each of those projects. A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held for General Contractors on June 19, 2014, at 2:00 PM at the project site, Room 107, 229 SW Pinckney Street, Madison, Florida. All questions at the Pre-Bid Conference by General Contractors and Subcontractors shall be presented on the Request for Clari“cationŽ form. See Section 000100 Instructions to Bidders. Madison County Board of County Commissioners will receive sealed bids until 2:00 PM on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at the Madison County Courthouse Annex, Room 107, 229 S.W. Pinckney Street, Madison, Florida. Bids received after that time will not be accepted. Bids will be opened publicly and read aloud at 2:01 PM of the same date. Copies of the Bidding Documents may be examined at the Architect's of“ce: Clemons, Rutherford & Associates 2027 Thomasville Road Tallahassee, Florida (850) 385-6153 and at F. W. Dodge, 823 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. General Contractors and Subcontractors may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents at the Architect's of“ce in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders upon depositing the sum of $100.00 for each set of Documents. Contractors will be limited to two (2) sets of Bidding Documents and Subcontractors will be limited to one (1) set. Bidders may receive bid documents in one of the following manners: (1) bring deposit check and pick up bid documents at the Architects of“ce; (2) mail in deposit check and separate shipping and handling check of $20. Other interested parties may purchase complete sets of Bidding Documents for the sum of $100.00 for each set, which is non-refundable. Bidders may obtain a refund of their deposit by returning the complete Bidding Documents in good condition no later than ten (10) calendar days after the opening of Bids. Bidders who do not submit a Bid will forfeit their deposits unless Bidding Documents are returned in good condition three (3) days prior to the Bid Opening. Bid Security in the amount of “ve percent (5%) of the Bid must accompany each Bid in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. A letter from a bonding company must accompany each bid, stating that the bidder is capable of obtaining all bonds required by the Construction Documents. The Madison County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to waive irregularities and to reject any and all Bids.6/4, 6/11, 6/18 LEGAL NOTICE The Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc. Board of Directors will hold a Finance Audit and Executive Committee Meeting on Wednesday, June 18, 2014; Finance Audit Committee Meeting will be held at 10:00 A.M.; and Executive Committee Meeting will follow at 10:30 A.M. at the Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc. Administration Of“ce located at 1171 Nobles Ferry Road NW in Live Oak, Florida.6/4 PUBLIC NOTICE Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc. will hold a pre-bid conference and walkthru for the SHIP work of four or “ve single-family dwellings in the Madison County SHIP Program. This meeting will be held June 6, 2014, beginning at 8:00 am at SREC, Inc. Outreach Of“ce, 146 SE Bunker Street, Madison, FL 32341. The conference and walk-thru is mandatory, no exceptions, for contractors who plan to bid. SREC, Inc. requires each contractor to be properly licensed, carry general liability insurance of at least $1,000,000.00 and Workers Comp Insurance (No Exemptions) before bid opening. Original bids for these units will be due by 12:00 noon June 13, 2014, at SREC, Inc., 1171 Nobles Ferry Road, Bldg. 2, Live Oak, FL 32064. Please mark envelope "Sealed Bid for Name of Homeowner". Bids are to be opened and awarded, June 6, 2014, at 12:30 p.m. SREC, Inc. has the right to reject any and all bids. The bids will be awarded on the most cost effective basis. MAY CONTAIN HOMES CONSTRUCTED PRIOR TO 1978 WHICH MAY CONTAIN LEAD-BASED PAINT.6/4 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FOR REHABILITATION AND DEMOLITION/REPLACEMENT Project No. 12DB-OH-03-50-02-H12 City of Madison (herein referred to as the CityŽ) Sealed bids marked "Sealed Bid" City of Madison Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Project for Fiscal Year 2011" to be “nanced by the State of Florida Department of Economic Opportunity under the provisions, and subject to the requirements, of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, will be received by the City on behalf of the following owners for Housing Rehabilitation or Demolition/Replacement of the following dwelling units: Rehabilitation Unit No. 11-05, Lillie Haynes, 181 SW Hudson Street, Madison; and Unit No. 11-03, Mary Blackmon, 285 SW Meeting Avenue, Madison. Demolition/Replacement Unit No. 11-02, Allen Adams, 643 SW Range Avenue, Madison. In order for your “rm to submit a bid on the project located at Unit No. 11-02 Adams, you, your employees and any subcontractors, including electrical, plumbing and mechanical subcontractors, and their employees performing work on components painted with lead-based paint must have completed a United States Department of Housing and Urban Development approved Lead-Safe Work PracticesŽ training course. The owners listed above invite bids for the rehabilitation and demolition/replacement of the above referenced properties. In order to be considered, the proposal must be made upon the Bid Proposal Form and in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. Copies of these forms can be obtained at the Community Development Of“ce, City Hall, 321 SW Rutledge Street, Madison, FL on June 11, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time. The improvements are to be made for and under contract to the owners of the subject properties as described above. Disbursements for funds for the improvements will be made by the City on behalf of the owners. Bids will be received at City Hall located at 321 SW Rutledge Street, Madison, FL 32340 not later than June 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time. Bids must be enclosed in a sealed envelope marked with the property owner's name and address. Bids will not be accepted if they are turned in later than the deadline speci“ed above. The sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud on June 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time in the City Commission Meeting Room, City Hall, located at 321 SW Rutledge Street, Madison, FL 32340. CONTRACTORS, please note that the City will need to know the following information. 1) Your state of licensure, 2) Your license number, 3) Your license class, 4) Certi“cate of Completion of Lead-Safe Work Practices Training, if applicable, and 5) Your insurance coverage. A "walk through" of the above properties is scheduled for June 11, 2014. Please meet at City Hall located 321 SW Rutledge Street, Madison at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time prior to going to the units. If you plan to submit a bid, a representative of your “rm must attend the "walk through" of the units to become familiar with the properties and the work to be completed. No contractor shall visit the subject property for any reason without “rst making arrangements with the City and owner. No Bidder may withdraw his/her bid within sixty (60) days after the actual date of the opening thereof. FAIR HOUSING/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/HANDICAP ACCESS JURISDICTION6/4 5/28, 6/4, 6/11, 6/18

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Many times, I have considered the plight of the nation in which I live. Each time I return from a trip abroad and hear these words from a customs agent, “Welcome Home,” a chill goes down my spine. My emotions swell when I see the flag and hear the words of “The Star-Spangled Banner” sung. The three times I have returned home from the Pacific, the Golden Gate Bridge always was a welcome sight. In New York Harbor, Lady Liberty is holding her torch as if to show the world a better way, with her silent lips crying out, “ Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” I consider our nation to be operated under one of the best systems that men have ever devised. I consider it to be one of the greatest nations that the earth has ever known, and yet I am very much afraid that sin has brought it to a place of reproach. I am very much afraid that the United States of America, founded on the Righteousness of the principle of ONE NATION UNDER GOD, no longer holds these truths to be self-evident. I am afraid today that America has forgotten her very foundation, for democracy and her early faith in God and His Word. The term politics has become synonymous with trickery, lying and deceitfulness, rather than statesmanship and leadership of a nation of Godly people. Our forefathers forged a nation built upon the time-honored concept that life was God-given. Our nation now is being led by men who pass laws, whereby over 25 million innocent unborn children, made in the image and likeness of God, have died as the result of a vacuum which is so powerful the baby is torn to bits and sucked into a jar, or by an injection of a strong salt solution, whereby the helpless baby swallows this poison and kicks and jerks violently as he is literally burned alive. When all of the facts are faced, it is apparent that there are forces at work which, if allowed to continue unchecked, will destroy our nation. Patrick Henry, the famous statesman who made his name live forever in the minds of Americans, when he spoke these words, “Give me liberty or give me death,” also said, “It is impossible that a nation of infidels should be a nation of free men. It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains.” Former Secretary of Treasury, Salmon Chase, who coined the motto “In God We Trust,” spoke these words, “No nation can be strong except in the strength of God or safe in his defense.” Raymond Ellis wrote: “No nation in history has survived if it has turned its back on the moral and spiritual values responsible for whatever greatness to which it may have attained.” David wrote these words in Psalm 33:12: “Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.” Solomon wrote in Proverbs 14:34: “Righteousness exalteth a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.” As the early church itself went thru an apostasy, and had to have a restoration, so our nation, must have a NEW BIRTH and it must begin with those of us who have our spiritual roots buried deep within the pages of the Bible itself. Someone cries, “But what can I do? I'm only one person in this great land.” The best thing we can do for our nation is to hold up the banner of Christ. More Christians are needed as salt and light! More Christians mean more love in the midst of hate; more giving in the midst of getting; more hope in the time of despair and frustration; more justice when there is injustice; more concern for human beings where there is indifference. This very hour Christ is the only HOPE OF AMERICA AND YET THE WORLD.....This Hope must come from God thru those who have hope. It's through faith in God that righteousness can be imputed unto us and it's for this reason through the Christian,this nation can return to its very foundation, and that is ONE NATION UNDER GOD... 2B € Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Path of Faith Cal U Toda! 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Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, June 4, 2014 € 3B Path of Faith Picture Of The Past: Congregation Gathers Outside Baptist Church At Cherry Lake Farms Photo Courtesy of the State Archives of Florida, Florida MemoryThe congregation gathers outside the Baptist church at what was then known, in the 1930s and 1940s, as Cherry Lake Farms, now C herry Lake. Cherry Lake Farms (also known as Cherry Rural Rehabilitation Project) was a New Deal rural relief program initiated by the FERA and th e Resettlement Administration (RA), and implemented by the WPA. The project involved moving 500 needy families from Tampa, Miami and Jacksonvi lle onto a 15,000-acre communal tract. The workers formed the cooperatively-owned Cherry Lake Farms (headquartered in the 1839 former plantation home, the Hinton House) and constructed a school, an auditorium, a co-op store, barracks, a lumber yard and a mill. Families lived in 170 cottages with pho nes, electricity and running water, all furnished by jointly-owned utilities.

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4B € Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Path of Faith Benefit Concert To Be Hosted For Denise Ellison By Jacob BembryGreene Publishing, Inc. Midway Baptist Church will host a gospel concert fundraiser, featuring Chapel Road, on Saturday, June 14, at the church, located at 338 SE Midway Church Road. The concert is being held to help raise money for Denise Ellison, who has been diagnosed with cancer. Denise needs treatments and the insurance companies have not helped with this much-needed treatment. If anyone is unable to give at the concert, a special account has been set up for Denise at Madison County Community Bank. Simply go in the bank, or stop by the drivethrough teller, and tell them you wish for the money to go into the Denise Phillips Ellison Benefit Fund. All proceeds will go towards Denise and her needed treatments. Chapel Road was formed by Brian Norris and Kristen Kronatser while they were singing together in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Later, they were joined by Brian's cousin, Jacqueline Ratliff, to form the trio which performs today. They have a polished Southern gospel sound that is a favorite of audiences wherever they sing. Midway Baptist Church is located off Highway 53 South, south of Interstate 10, exit 258, or off CR 255 South, south of Interstate 10, exit 262. Everyone is welcomed to attend and all donations are appreciated.

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Path of Faith 6B € Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, June 4, 2014 First UMC To Host Workshop Of Wonders VBS By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. The First United Methodist Church of Madison will host its annual Vacation Bible School beginning Monday, July 7, and going through Friday, July 11. The VBS is open to children, ages three up to fifth grade. Sessions begin every morning at 8:30 a.m. and end at 11:30 a.m. The theme for this year's VBS is “Workshop of Wonders: Imagine and Build with God.” VBS students will discover “how the ordinary becomes extraordinary with God” as they meet people from the Bible, including Esther, Ezra and a young boy, who produces something amazing with God's help. Children will be taught to expect big things from God as He works wonders in them. The first session will be “Imagine with God!” as students learn the story of Esther, from the Book of Esther. Day two will be “Build with God!” as they discover the rebuilding of the Lord's House in Ezra 3:813. Day three will help students “Grow with God!” as they learn the Parable of the Mustard Seed from Matthew 13. On day four, children will learn to “Work with God!” as they learn the story of the feeding of the 5,000 from John 6:1-13. On day five, the lesson will be “Walk with God!” as the students learn about the walk to Emmaus, following Christ's death and resurrection, told in Luke 24:13-32. For further information, contact the First UMC office at (850) 973 6295 or Ruth Ann Latner at (850) 464 0236 or by email at ruthannlatner@yahoo.com. Sanctuary Of Praise Brotherhood Hosting Strong Men In Tough Times Program The Sanctuary of Praise Brotherhood would like to invite all men to their third annual Strong Men in Tough Times program held on Saturday, June 28, at 4 p.m. at the Sanctuary of Praise in Greenville. The program will be under the direction of Bishop Ersell Reed, North Florida Diocese Bishop of the Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ (COOLJC). Apostle Groover Gentle from the Greater Refuge Temple in Jacksonville will be the guest speaker. The Sanctuary of Praise Brotherhood is encouraging all men to attend this event for an evening of fellowship and spiritual growth. Dinner will be served immediately after the service. For more information, please contact Deacon Morris Bell at (850) 869-0668. Photo submittedApostle Gentle Groover, left, will be the guest speaker for the program. He is shown with Bishop Ersell Reed.

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Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, June 4, 2014€ 7B Path of Faith Pine Grove Baptist, Burnett Brothers Visit Southern Living For Seniors By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Pine Grove Baptist Church and special guest singers, the Burnett Brothers, from Hamilton County, made a special visit to Southern Living for Seniors assisted living facility on Sunday afternoon, May 18. Church members did a devotional for the residents of Southern Living for Seniors and the Burnett boys performed their blend of bluegrass gospel music. The members of Pine Grove Baptist Church also prepared barbecue for the special Sunday. Photo submittedThe Burnett Brothers perform. Photo submittedResidents sit, listening to the program, as Pine Grove Baptist Church brought the Word and the Burnett Brothers brought the music. Photo submittedThe room is packed as everyone gets ready to listen to the music. Photo submittedWally Davis and crew help prepare the barbecue. Photo submittedPeople enjoy the barbecue.

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June 4, 11, 18, 25 Beulah Baptist Church will host a weekly Kid's Meeting, for five years and older, each Wednesday throughout June, beginning at 5 p.m. There will be food, Bible study, crafts and recreation. If you know of a child who needs a ride, please call (850) 971-5211 or (386) 294-1721. They will be picked up and carried home. The meetings follow the guidelines of Vacation Bible Schools. June 7 Everyone is invited to participate in the prayer walk beginning at 9 a.m. at Four Freedoms Park in Madison. June 9-13 Landmark Baptist Church will host its Vacation Bible School Monday, June 9, through Friday, June 13. The VBS will begin at 6 p.m. each evening with food being served and then the classes and fun will begin immediately afterwards. The theme is “Cross Canyon Trail: Riding Strong for Jesus.” Landmark Baptist is located at 3399 West US Highway 90, west of Madison. Rev. Robert Ledford is the pastor. June 14 Chapel Road will perform a benefit concert for Denise Ellison, who needs help with paying for cancer treatments. The concert is set for 6 p.m. at Midway Baptist Church, 338 SE Midway Church Road, south of Lee, off Highway 255, south of Interstate 10, 262 exit, or south of Madison, off County Road 53, south of Interstate 10, 258 exit. An account has also been set up at Madison County Community Bank under the name of: Denise Phillips Ellison benefit account. June 19 The New Home monthly men's and ladies' evangelism rally will be held at 6:30 p.m. The men's meeting will be held at the New Home Volunteer Fire Department and the ladies' meeting will be held at the church fellowship hall. There will be a steak dinner served. A $10 donation is suggested to help defray the cost of the meal. June 22-27 Lee First Baptist Church will host its Vacation Bible School on June 22-27, from 68:30 p.m. for ages 3adult. The theme for the VBS is “Agency D3.” Dinner will be served nightly. Call Channah Galbraith at (850) 973-0759 for further information about registering. June 28 Sanctuary of Praise Brotherhood would like to invite all men to their 3rd Annual Strong Men in Tough Times Program that will be held on Saturday, June 28, at 4 p.m. at Sanctuary of Praise in Greenville. The program will be under the direction of Bishop Ersell Reed (North Florida Diocese Bishop COOLJC). Apostle Groover Gentle from the Greater Refuge Temple in Jacksonville will be the guest speaker. All men are invited to attend this event for an evening of fellowship and spiritual growth. Dinner will be served immediately after the service. For more information, please contact Deacon Morris Bell at (850) 869-0668. June 24 The Pinetta area food ministry/mission will be distributing food beginning at 9 a.m. at the Pinetta food pantry. July 5 Everyone is invited to participate in the prayer walk beginning at 9 a.m. at Four Freedoms Park in Madison. July 7-11 First United Methodist Church will be having their Vacation Bible School Monday Friday, July 7 11, from 8:30 am 11:30 am. It is called "Workshop of Wonders: Imagine & Build With God." Ages 3 5thgrade are welcome. For more information contact the church office at 9736295 or Ruth Ann Latner at 464-0236 or ruthannlatner@yahoo.comJuly 7-11 North Florida Teen Youth Camp, a five-day, four-night event is set for July 7-11, with guest speaker Phil Stacey for each evening's service. Registration fee is $90 per person, with a $25 deposit. A t-shirt is guaranteed if the camper pre-registers by June 20. Located at Live Oak Church of God's 34-acre campus on US 129 South in Live Oak. Registration forms may be picked up at Madison Church of God or Midway Church of God. July 8 The Pinetta area food ministry/mission will be distributing food beginning at 9 a.m. at the Pinetta food pantry.July 14-18 North Florida Primary/Junior Camp, a five-day, four-night event is set for July 711, with guest speaker Kevin McGlamery for each evening's service. Registration fee is $90 per person, with a $25 deposit. A t-shirt is guaranteed if the camper pre-registers by June 20. Located at Live Oak Church of God's 34-acre campus on US 129 South in Live Oak. Registration forms may be picked up at Madison Church of God or Midway Church of God. July 22 The Pinetta area food ministry/mission will be distributing food beginning at 9 a.m. at the Pinetta food pantry.August 9 The 11thHour Gospel Group will be in concert at Sirmans Baptist Church on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. Sirmans Baptist Church is located at 168 SW Sirmans Church Way, off US 221, south of Greenville, south of Interstate 10, exit 241. Everyone is welcome to attend. Jimmy Fletcher is the church's pastor. Call (850) 9484948 for more information. Path of Faith 8B € Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Church Calendar

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Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, June 4, 2014€ 9B Path of Faith Madison First Baptist VBS Will Use Agency D3 Theme By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Students will train to become Agency D3 special agents during Vacation Bible School at the First Baptist Church of Madison VBS set for Sunday, July 13, through Friday, July 18. The theme for the VBS is “Agency D3: Discover. Decide. Defend.” Students, ages 3 to adult, will collect and log evidence about Jesus. Using their best high-tech operative skills, they will examine eyewitness reports, physical proof and Biblical accounts to uncover and defend the truth about who Jesus really is. During the VBS, they will “Discover the truth of the gospel; Decide to believe it; and Defend the decision.” The students will be members of D3, which is an investigative agency organized to discover if Jesus is really who He claims to be and to examine if the Bible is true. This VBS is unusual because it has an apologetics theme, because people not only need to know the Bible is true and that Jesus is God's one and only Son, but they need to know how to defend what they believe when someone asks them why they believe it. The fun will begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served each evening and last until 8:30 p.m. Kathy McCollum is the VBS Director for the First Baptist Church of Madison.

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There are some people who, quite frankly, are impossible to love. You can’t dig deep enough, can’t try hard enough, can’t believe enough, and can’t go far enough to make it happen. And I’m not talking about the likes of Adolf Hitler and Charles Manson, either. If only a few such sinister creatures existed, then the world could sing together one great chorus of “Kum Ba Ya,” and move on to the Promised Land. No, the unlo vable are everywhere, and they are fairly normal people, not sinister monsters who challenge our capacity to love. Bosses, coworkers, in-laws; your rival on the field, in the boardroom, or in the marketplace; your ex-spouse. The guy who cut you off in traffic. The obnoxious mother at your kid’s Little League game. There are some real jerks in the world, and they aren’t too interested in becoming kinder, gentler, more loving people. The irony in all of this lack of love is that your personal ability to love others has nothing to do with them. And it has nothing to do with you. See, you can’t make yourself love other people, and you can’t make them more loveable. Real love, if it is love, comes from God. So, if the unlo vable people we encounter are going to be objects of any level of affection – and I’m not talking about hot, fiery emotion but genuine, gracious concern – then love is something that God must do through us, to us, and for us – and for others. It’s not something we can produce on our own. Instead, we must get to know God better; be more receptive to the Divine; become more trusting of who God is and what God can do, and less confident in our own limited abilities. The more this relationship deepens, the more of God’s love we experience; and the more of God’s love we experience, then the more loving we become. So if we start with the source of love, rather than starting at a hoped for outcome and work backwards, we get what we really need, and we are empowered to become people who are patient, kind, and unselfish. We become the kind of people who, as the ancient Church Father Clement of Alexandria put it, “practice being God,” for “God is love” (as the Apostle John put it), and those who know God best love the deepest. But doesn’t that seem counterintuitive to much of what we witness in the world of faith? Those who know God best love the deepest? This would appear not to be the case. To hear the tale told, those who know God best are those who are the most doctrinally entrenched, the most committed to their particular dogma, denominationalism or neo-puritanism. Those who claim to know God the best are often the most inflexible, stubborn, and most difficult with which to work. Those who are the most “spiritual” can simultaneously be the most ungracious and unloving. Yet, this is a horrible oxymoron, inconsistent with a genuine relationship with God. I interact with people all the time who think the solution to Christianity’s contemporary troubles is “more.” We need “more doctrinal statements; more declarations of what we believe, more clarification of right and wrong, more lines to determine who is in and who is out.” I would agree that the answer is “more,” for sure. But it is more God, resulting in more love, and that will make the difference. The objections to such conclusions I hear all the time as well: “If we only focus on love, we’ll wander into all manner of error and heresy,” some will say. Maybe. But we cannot ignore the fact that the greatest act of sacrilege has nothing to do with doctrine. The greatest act of sacrilege is the failure to love one another. We might have all of our doctrinal “T’s” crossed and our authoritative “I’s” dotted, but if we aren’t allowing the love of God to flow through us to others, then we have a lot of practice still to do. Path of Faith 10B € Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Practicing Love Let Us Share Your Upcoming VBS Events By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Summer is almost here as children's eyes turn away from the clock in the classroom to the calendar. They anticipate the final bell to ring for the school year, signaling the beginning of summer and their vacation. One of the joys that children often experience during the summer is school itself – only this is VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL. If your church is one of those churches who help put smiles on children by offering VBS, please email the information to jacob@jacobbembry.com or call him at (850) 673-8269 (if no answer, please leave a message) and he will be glad to put the information in The Path of Faith for you. Also, once your church is having VBS, if you will, snap a few photos and send them to Jacob, along with some information on the VBS, he will be glad to share them in The Path of Faith.

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Madison County Carrier € Wednesday, June 4, 2014€ 11B Path of Faith Memory Of Bicentennial Summer: Wrapped In The Love Of God By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. The terry cloth towel serves to scrub off the water from a bath that washed away the dirt of a humid, sweltering, sweaty Monticello day. There’s nothing like the feel of being clean and the smell of Dial soap, mixed with Selsun Blue shampoo that thoroughly washed the locks of curls that so desperately need to be cut. Twelve years old, I get dressed in blue jeans, a t-shirt and my Converse All-Star sneakers, which are feeling tighter and tighter. As my shoes get smaller and smaller, I notice that I am getting taller and taller and the jeans threaten to show my ankles. Never mind that right now. It’s Friday night and my family, who never goes out anywhere, is going out for the evening. We are going to the CA rally in Madison. CA stands for Christ’s Ambassadors and is a group aimed towards young people in the Assemblies of God churches. We attend the First Assembly of God in Monticello and our goal is to win the CA banner for having the most attendance of any church in the district at the meeting in Madison. My mind wasn’t on the banner so much as it was on the refreshments which would be served after the CA rally and on the nervousness of being around people that I am not used to. Twelve years old, I am painfully shy, awkward and timid with a face full of pimples that show me no mercy or surcease, spreading out, making dots like points on a map or a connect-a-dot puzzle. The refreshments after the rally are aimed to please and they hit their target with me, as I enjoy the sandwiches and the homemade doughnuts. I briefly remember speaking to people, whom I had never met before, in passing. On the ride home, we listen to AM radio, most likely WCKY in Cincinnati, Ohio, which beams down a high-powered signal and plays country music, and occasional gospel from the Chuck Wagon Gang. As we go through Greenville, Daddy fiddles with the dial and picks up a shortwave radio signal that is identified by the lone, lonely sound of a man’s voice as “Greenville 2OR.” As we approach the road where you can turn off to the south and go to Aucilla or head back to Bassett’s Dairy on the north, Daddy’s voice begins singing the Grandpa Jones’ song, “Eight More Miles to Louisville” because a sign there proclaims Monticello is eight more miles away and instead of taking the road to the right, where the pavement ends in about a mile and becomes a hard dirt road, he goes on into Monticello. A turn at the Catholic church on Highway 90 brings us out to the Ashville Highway, where we head east for about three miles before we turn south on the road that knows no name at the time, but will be named Bassett Dairy Road, in the future. We arrive at the home, next to an old black graveyard in Monticello. Some may have thought of it as a shanty shack but I know it as my home. It's the beginning of Bicentennial summer. A month later, the United States will celebrate its two-hundredth birthday. I feel safe, being an American, surrounded by my family and wrapped in the unending love of God.

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National Security The leading topic (for now) on the national airwaves is the Veterans Administration; namely, lengthy patient waiting and deaths while awaiting treatment. Secretary Eric Shenseki has resigned and a number of administrators in the Phoenix VA hospital, where the issue came to light, have been relieved supposedly. But this is likely the tip-of-the-iceberg. Nearly fty hospitals and treatment centers are under some sort of similar investigation, including the one in nearby Gainesville. How did this all come about and how can it be xed? First, some history: the VA was begun in 1930 as a result of many injuries suffered by World War I vets. Interestingly, the earliest such facility was a hospital and retirement home established in Paris during the late 17thCentury. The VA really caught on at the end of World War II with the passage of the GI Bill and became a cabinet level position in 1989. Today, the VA employs some 280 thousand people at hundreds of hospitals, clinics, and administrative centers. In addition to healthcare, they administer other veteran benets such as guaranteed home loans and education programs. Im told that 80 percent of the VA workforce is unionized, primarily under the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE). While AFGE cannot bargain for wages and benets, they are instrumental in setting up workplace rules, many of which may be found to impede the delivery of goods and services to veterans. The ring of Eric Shenseki is not going to change any of this labyrinth of bureaucratic infrastructure. The rst rule of a bureaucracy is to preserve, strengthen and grow itself. The veterans themselves take a back seat. Im certain that as you look at the VA budget, employment, and contracts over the past few years, you will see steady growth. Throwing more money (which bureaucracies thrive upon) at the problem will do no good; it is tantamount to adding fuel to the re. Major reform is necessary which will be exceedingly difcult and resisted by the bureaucracy, union, and their political allies. Why is the VA necessary? The simple fact is that military service is hazardous to ones health. Not only are there wounds to heal but also long term effects of training and service, many times in environments fraught with hazards. Also, politicians have repeatedly rewarded military service with benets which must be doled out in an orderly manner. The Obama Administration may be guilty of making the problem worse by crowding more patients into an already overburdened system. It has been tortuous watching VA ofcials answer questions before Congressional committees. They are caught in the unenviable position of trying to defend the indefensible. It is entirely possible that some will be caught in fraudulent schemes like fudging numbers in order to qualify for incentive bonuses. Thats what happened about 15 years ago at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac but I dont recall anyone going to jail over that deception. All too often, government agencies simply dont hold anyone accountable. Miscreants are allowed to retire instead. An obvious question to ask related to what is happening within the VA: does this portend similar outcomes to Obamacare? Since the VA is a single-payer, government provided healthcare system and that is the long-range objective of the left, does this mean that what is happening with the VA is the future for all of our nations healthcare? If we cannot get something as simple as the VA right, how can we possibly provide quality healthcare on a much larger scale? There is no competition within the VA system, no incentive to improve. The lack of competition is one of the major problems associated with government monopolies like the VA. The problems with the VA didnt originate with Obama taking ofce in 2009, but he campaigned vigorously on a platform of cleaning up the system. Not only did that not happen, it has gotten worse under his watch and now, grown to a fever pitch. Throwing money at a bad system doesnt solve the problem. Neither does ring Eric Shenseki. Thus far, both Democrats and Republicans have been incensed by this scandal, but their solutions will likely differ. Growing the bureaucracy will, in the opinion of most experts, only make the matter worse. Instead, major reform is necessary, which of course, the bureaucracy will ght every step of the way. Oatmeal is one of those foods I tend to forget about, but one I truly love. Its really surprising to me how I do forget, considering most days I do try to eat healthy but especially because I have had my gallbladder removed. After my surgery, I remained nauseous for days and wasnt able to even think about eating. I nally consulted my doctor, who told me to eat oatmeal. The gallbladder is not necessary for you to have in order to live, but it does help your body digest fat and is involved with the bile process. After its removed, fatty foods are no longer your friend and you have to eat them in small amounts. Years later, if I eat too many fatty foods at one time, I will become nauseated and my doctors advice always comes back to me and I reach for oats. They work like a charm. Oats has all other kinds of good things going for it too; it helps lower cholesterol, its good for your heart and it can help stabilize blood sugar. In cooking, I love it because its versatile; I can make meatloaf with it, bake cookies, make granola, knead it into bread, add it to cake, grind it in my food processor to make oat our and even make dog biscuits and dog food with it. But, the way I use oats the most, is to cook them simply in a little water and salt, pour the oatmeal into a bowl, add a few other ingredients and enjoy. I very seldom add butter, but I do like to add a little sweetness to my oats. Its usually in the way of raw (turbinado) sugar with nothing else, but there are times I dress it up too. Certain combinations I really enjoy are: yogurt and maple syrup; bananas and brown sugar; chopped apples, walnuts and sweetened dried cranberries and cinnamon, brown sugar and raisins. I attended a breakfast potluck a few years ago where someone had brought oatmeal in a crockpot and had added several different fruits. I loved the idea, but not the texture; the oatmeal was soupy and combined with the chunky fruit, it just didnt go together well. They had also brought separate bowls of sweetener, nuts and cream that made taking the dish somewhere more bothersome. The problem was solved several months ago when my Mom brought me a recipe for Baked Oatmeal. The texture blended together well because its all baked together and all ingredients go right into the dish, making it very portable for a potluck or ofce breakfast. The outcome is somewhere between bread pudding and oatmeal and the recipe can easily be adapted to whatever fruit or nuts you have on hand. Im printing the recipe as is, but depending on your fruit, you might want to add some extra sugar or syrup if you dont want to pack extra sweetener with you. Fruity Baked Oatmeal 2 c. rolled (old-fashioned) oats c. nuts (divided) c. sugar or maple syrup 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. baking powder tsp. salt 2 c. milk 1 large egg c. butter, melted (divided) 2 tsp. vanilla 2 ripe bananas, sliced 1 c. fresh or frozen blueberries or mixed berries (divided) Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease an 8x8inch baking dish; set aside. In a medium bowl, mix together oats, c of the nuts, sugar (if using), cinnamon, baking powder and salt. In another medium bowl, whisk together maple syrup (if using), milk, egg, half the butter and vanilla. Arrange bananas in a single layer on bottom of prepared baking dish. Sprinkle about 2/3 of the berries over the top then cover fruit with oat mixture. Slowly drizzle milk over oats then shake slightly to make sure milk moves through oats. Sprinkle remaining berries and nuts over top. Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until top is golden brown. Drizzle remaining butter over top.www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, June 4, 2014 2A Madison County CarrierVIEWPOINTS& OPINIONS Joe Boyles Guest ColumnistSearching For Ambrosia Rose KleinColumnistOatmeal Can Be PotluckVA TaxWatch Comments On Florida's New BudgetGovernor Rick Scott signed the state budget for Fiscal Year 201415 today, which includes many smart investments for Florida. The budget returns money to Florida's hard-working taxpayers while increasing spending for state priorities, such as education, economic development and innovative government spending. "The state budget provides historic levels of funding for children, families, and K-12 education, which helps to invest in Florida's future growth," said Dominic M. Calabro, President and Chief Executive Ofcer for Florida TaxWatch, the independent, nonpartisan, nonprot taxpayer research institute and government watchdog. "Overall, Florida taxpayers should be pleased with the investments our state will be making in the new year." "Florida's scal discipline in passing a balanced budget is on display today," said Florida TaxWatch Chairman John B. Zumwalt, III. "The Governor's and Legislature's commitment to maintaining Florida's scal strength has helped Florida pay down its debt and increase its bond rating, making Florida a great place to live, work, and build a business, while the federal government's nancial health has steadily deteriorated." Economic Development In economic development spending, the state provided more than $74 million to attract visitors to Florida, which has incredible positive economic growth according to a 2013 Investing In Tourism report from Florida TaxWatch. There are also important funds to grow Florida's 15 seaports in preparation for the 2015 expansion of the Panama Canal. Expanding capacity at Florida ports will help Florida increase its global competitiveness and solidify our place as a global trade hub. "The Governor and Legislature should be applauded for making critical investments to ensure Florida is an attractive place to grow businesses large and small alike," said Jerry D. Parrish, Ph.D, Florida TaxWatch Chief Economist and Director of the TaxWatch Center for Competitive Florida. "The $233 million for economic development in the budget will help Florida accelerate its path to continued economic diversication and growth." Health Care Investments Despite supporting $3 million in Alzheimer's research, Florida missed an opportunity to improve health outcomes when the Legislature passed on legislation to expand telemedicine statewide. Though three telemedicine pilot initiatives intended to serve rural Florida patients were included in the budget, they were removed following the Governor's action. Telemedicine, or telehealth, links patients and doctors digitally to provide affordable and local care, according to Critical Connections to Care, a 2014 report from TaxWatch. "As Florida's health systems have become more reliant on technology to provide quality care, it is time our state fully embraces all that this technology can offer, including huge savings potential," said Tamara Y. Demko, J.D., MPH, Director of the TaxWatch Center for Health & Aging. "TaxWatch will continue to actively work to advance telemedicine for better and healthier outcomes and cost savings for Florida families, businesses and taxpayers." Efciency Improvements The budget also contains key spending to improve efciency in Florida, including many recommendations from the Florida TaxWatch Center for Government Efciency. A $9 million appropriation to begin the process of replacing the Florida Accounting Information Resource (FLAIR) system will help lay the foundation to reduce the cost in Florida. "The Legislature prudently funded the rst step to replace FLAIR, an outdated nancial management system which costs taxpayers billions in inefciencies each year," said Robert Weissert, Chief Research Ofcer and General Counsel for Florida TaxWatch. "This is one of many cost-savings recommendations from the TaxWatch Center for Government Efciency included in this good budget that will help taxpayers reduce their tax burden and reduce government spending." Criminal Justice Spending The 2014 Budget funds smart justice initiatives aimed at substance abuse rehabilitation, vocational training and reentry assistance. Beeng up these programs will reduce recidivism and decrease future prison admissions and costs. TaxWatch consistently calls for Florida to fund more cost-effective ways to prudently reduce Florida's prison population. It's Research that Gets Results! Florida TaxWatch is a statewide, non-profit, non-partisan research institute that over its 33-year history has become widely recognized as the watchdog of citizens' hard-earned tax dollars. Its mission is to provide the citizens of Florida and public ofcials with high quality, independent research and education on government revenues, expenditures, taxation, public policies and programs and to increase the productivity and accountability of Florida state and local government. Its support comes from homeowners and retirees, small and large businesses, philanthropic foundations, and professional associations. On the web at www.Florida TaxWatch.org.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, June 4, 2014 4A Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Community CalendarJune 6 Boyz to KINGS is hosting a ag football competition featuring the MCHS cowboys vs. Concerned Community Men, Friday night, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the MCHS eld. Proceeds from this event will go towards Madison County youth, with the event designed to raise awareness and participation in supporting youth in the community. Local celebrities will play and cheer on the game. Entry fee is $4 and food will be available for purchase. June 6 The Brooks County Library will welcome Georgia author, Gary Hardy, Friday, June 6, at 10 a.m., for a morning of dragon tales and adventure. Hardy writes about dragons in his books that are a little bit different from others, but use their uniqueness to save the day in these magical books about accepting others and celebrating unique traits and talents. Brooks County Library is located at 404 Barwick Road in Quitman, Ga. For more information, please call (229) 2634412. June 7 Jesse Solomon NFL Flag Football League will be registering players on Saturday, June 7, at 9 a.m. at Lanier Field. There is a $50 registration fee. The players must be ages ve to 17. The league will start June 21 and last until July 26. June 9 The Women's Cancer Support Group of Lake City will meet at Baya Pharmacy East, 780 SE Baya Drive from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 9. Guests are welcome. For more information, contact Joan Restall at (386) 755-0522 or Katie Grifn at (386) 752-4198. June 14 Chapel Road will be performing at a Benet Gospel Sing for Denise Ellison on Saturday, June 14, at 6 p.m. The event will take place at Midway Baptist Church, located at 338 SE Midway Church Road in Lee. For anyone unable to attend, an account has been set up at Madison County Community Bank under the name of Denise Phillips Ellison Benet. All donations are appreciated. June 16 The Brooks County Public Library in Quitman, Ga. invites children and families to come see Andy Offutt Irwin on Monday, June 16, for two one-man show extravaganzas. Irwin is an awardwinning storyteller, humorist, singer, songwriter, musician, whistler and walking menagerie of sound effects and dialects. His rst show, a Summer Reading Show for children and families, will be at 10 a.m. His second show, Sister True is for grown-ups, but children are welcome, will be at 7 p.m. Brooks County Library, located at 404 Barwick Road in Quitman, Ga. For more information, please call (229) 2634412. July 26 The MCHS Cowboys Football Golf Shootout will be held Saturday, July 26, at Madison Golf and Country Club, starting at 8 a.m. Entry fees are $200 per group or $50 per player and includes green and cart fees and lunch; fees are due by July 23. For more information or questions, contact Coach Ben White at (904) 290-0413, (850) 973-5779 or ben.white@madisonmail.us. Have something you would like to add to the Community Calendar? Simply call Greene Publishing, Inc. at (850) 973-4141 or email your information to Rose@greenepublishing.com. of thePicturesPast Wedding AnnouncementCherry/ThompsonWe are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of Bridget Lynne Cherry, to Mr. Brandt Rainey Edward Thompson. Bridget is the daughter of Ricky and Cathy Bass and the late Sid Cherry of Madison. Brandt is the son of Donald & Andrea Thompson Sr., of Wauchula, Fl. A 2007 graduate of Madison County High School, the bride-elect attended Saint Leo University, receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management. Bridget is currently employed by Bank of America as a Home Loans Specialist in Tampa. Brandt graduated from Hardee County High School in 2005 and attended Edison College. He is currently employed by Landmark Apartment Trust as a Revenue Analyst in Tampa. Bridget is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Foster, the late Ms. Sandra Holton, the late Mr. Prentiss Cherry, Mrs. Hiroko Cherry of Madison, the late Mr. Bill Bass and Mrs. Pat Bass of Madison. Brandt is the grandson of Martha Lemus of Lehigh Acres, Fl., and the late Edward Thompson and Lorane Thompson Rainey. The wedding will take place on June 28, at The Barnhouse in Lamont, Fl., at 6:30 in the evening. Friends and family are invited. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://oridamemory.com/items/show/132652Sara Andrews on a pony 1938, Greenville, Florida Recall UpdateOfce Depot Recalls Gibson Leather Task Chairs Due To Fall HazardThe mounting plate weld can break and separate the seat from the base of the chair, posing a fall hazard to consumers. The mounting plate weld can break and separate the seat from the base of the chair, posing a fall hazard to consumers. Remedy: Return for refund. Contact Ofce Depot toll-free at (866) 403-3763 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.ofcedepot.com. Select Recall Notices under Customer Service at the bottom of the page for more information.Lakeshore Learning Materials Recalls Bristle Builders for Toddlers Play Sets Due To Choking HazardThe recall includes the Bristle Builders for Toddlers sets sold with 52 plastic pieces consisting of building pieces and three animal gures. The animal gures include a yellow duck with a purple round base, a brown horse with a blue round base and a pink pig with a round green base. The building pieces include circle, rectangle, square and triangle-shaped pieces in different colors with a green 8 by 4.5 rectangle base. Pieces are covered with plastic bristle pegs which allow all the pieces to connect. Production number EC559597 is printed on the smooth side of the green baseplate. Consumers should immediately take the three animal gures away from children and contact the company to receive a free replacement set of the three animal gures. Consumers can contact Lakeshore Learning Materials at (800) 428-4414 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.lakeshore learning.com. Click on Product Safety for more information.Cordelia Lighting Recalls Two-Lamp Fluorescent Shop Lights Due To Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively At Home DepotLamp sockets in Commercial Electric brand shop lights can have loose connections. This can cause electrical arcing and re. This recall involves Commercial Electric brand basic hanging shop lights that use two, 48inch, two-pin, T8, uorescent lamps. The recalled shop light is a metal light xture with four plastic lamp sockets and a white nish. It is 48 inches long, 4.25 inches wide and 2.5 inches high and has two 10.5-inch long chains for hanging. The lamp sockets must be snapped into place during installation. Model number CESL401-06 and SKU number 201-462 are printed on a white label on the top of the xture. Consumers should immediately stop using, unplug the shop lights and return them to any Home Depot store for a full refund. Contact Ofce Depot toll-free at (866) 403-3763 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.ofcedepot.com. Select Recall Notices under Customer Service at the bottom of the page for more information.Hamilton Beach Recalls Baby Food Makers Due To Small Parts HazardThe stainless steel pin in food bowl lids of bb brand food makers can loosen and fall into processed food. This recall involves bb brand baby food makers manufactured by Hamilton Beach. The baby food maker is a small food processor. It has a white and gray motor base with an orange control knob, a clear plastic, ve-cup food bowl and a graycolored food bowl lid with a built-in food chute. Hamilton Beach and bb are on the front of the motor base. The food maker comes with the following accessories: a chopping and mixing blade, a slicing and shredding disc, a removable motor shaft adapter, a food pusher, a three-cup steaming basket, 10 storage containers and two storage container caddies. Consumers should immediately stop using the slicing/shredding disc and contact Hamilton Beach to receive a free replacement food bowl lid, motor shaft adapter and slicing/shredding disc. Consumers may continue to use the baby food maker for steaming, chopping and pureeing. Contact Hamilton Beach at (800) 672-5872 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, or at www.hamiltonbeach.com and click on Recall Info at the bottom of the page for more information.Sunbeam Recalls Holmes Ceramic Heaters Due To Fire HazardSunbeam has received more than 130 reports of model HCH1823M ceramic heaters. They either unexpectedly overheat or stop working. There has been one report of smoke inhalation and 10 reports of minor property damage. This recall involves Holmes oscillating ceramic heaters sold in black, purple, red, blue and white. The rectangular heaters included in the recall are about 12 inches tall, 8 inches wide and 5 inches deep and have model number HCH1823M printed on a label on the bottom of the product. The Holmes logo is on the bottom front of the unit and two knobs controlling the fan and the thermostat are on the top. The heater adjusts between a high and low heat setting and a fan only setting. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heater, unplug it and contact Sunbeam Products, Inc. for instructions on how to obtain a full refund. Consumers can contact Sunbeam Products at (800) 834-0056 anytime, or online at www.holmesproducts.com and click on Ceramic Heater Recall for more information.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Madison County Carrier 5AAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY btnbtfr b btn fbtnftbr b No Photocopies Accepted Tickets are good during July, one visit only Deadline To Enter is June 26, 2014Name____________________________ ___________________________ Address__________________________ __________________________ Phone Number____________________ Fill out and return to Greene Publishing at P.O. Drawer 772 or 1695 South SR 53 Madison, FL 32341 btn frttrb ttn brt rrtff f rr r Fireworks FundraiserJune 7thHaffye Hays Park 11:00am 2:00pm Mullet & Catfish Dinners Choice Of 2 Sides, Hushpuppies And Iced Tea $7.50 Each The Spirit Of Greenville Babe Ruth Madison Yankees Go Undefeated 10-0Photo SubmittedMadisons 10U Champions for 2014, the Babe Ruth Madison Yankees, went undefeated 10-0 against the Studstill Marlins and Lake Park Angels. The sponsors for this Little League team, Clemons, Rutherford and Associates, couldnt be more proud of the team. The players who make up this winning team, in the front row, from left to right, are: Lance Thigpen, Drue Taylor, Ezequial Barcena, Artavious Thompkins, Jake Sullivan and Rhett Rutherford. In the back row, from left to right, are: Coach Will Rutherford, Mitch Rutherford, Caesar Barron, Will Carpenter, Nick Simmons, Bryan Hinson, Coleman Williams and C oach Drue Taylor.Madison Unsung Hero Wreath Laying For Mrs. Wilma Dickey Greene Publishing Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, May 20, 2014Sons of Wilma Dickey, Charlie on the left and Roy on far right, honored their mother with a wreath laying ceremony; accompanying them in the ceremony was Ann Waring, who presented a plaque to the Dickey family.By Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.The late Mrs. Wilma Dickey was honored this year at the May 20 Wreath Laying for Madisons Unsung Heroes. The ceremony at Four Freedoms Park started with Delores Jones, who when speaking of Mrs. Dickey, made a statement that perhaps summed up the days honoree, She was colorless, thats what made her great. The Wreath Laying for Unsung Heroes was began by the late Mr. Howard Waring who erected the Unsung Heroes monument in the park and organized the rst committee to show his (and others) Christian love toward all mankind, regardless of color. Dr. Thomas Haynes, a Madison native and Professor at Florida A & M University, was the days speaker. In Dr. Haynes speech, Flashback to Move Ahead, he recounted his childhood days living at Conway Quarters, describing homes and neighborhoods of the past and how his days spent there taught him the value of hard work, tenacity, compassion and love. Dr. Haynes shared that lessons learned from our past is what makes us (and made him) the Master of our fates and Captain of our souls. Mrs. Ann Waring, widow of the late Howard Waring, was present to present a plaque in Wilma Dickeys honor to both her sons in attendance, Charlie and Roy Dickey. Both sons spoke to the crowd, sharing memories and events in their mothers life. Mrs. Dickey was employed by the Madison County Health Department as a nurse and was known to many youth as the shot nurse. She was a prisoner of war and cared for the servicemen, one of whom she ended up marrying, Charlie Dickey Sr. She was active in the Madison community, attending Lee United Methodist Church, she served as President of the Madison County Extension Home Economic Advisory Council, and she assisted with County Health Fairs and helped with the Middle School Healthy Heart Program. Mrs. Dickey was remembered as a true Christian who lived the life as Jesus would like us to live. Vicar Joe Boyles concluded the ceremony after Charlie and Roy Dickey laid their mothers wreath at the Unsung Heroes Monument. Greene Publishing Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, May 20, 2014Dr. Thomas Haynes, a Madison native and A & M University Professor, was the main speaker for the wreath laying at Four Freedom City Park.

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By Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.Memorial Day is a day set aside for observation and remembrance, not celebration. In the US, Memorial Day is for recognizing those who made the ultimate sacrifice; its for those who died while serving in the countrys armed forces. Madison Countys Freedom Isnt Free ceremony on Monday, May 26, was for honoring those who had served as well as recognizing all veterans and families (including prisoners of war and missing in action service people). Several members of the Madison community was on hand to participate, including: Jimmie Aikens directing the Pledge of Allegiance, Pastor Robert Holmes giving the invocation, Ebony Walker honoring whose who had served, music by Mary Hargrett, recognition of veterans and families/POWs/MIAs by Oliver Bradley, words from Lisa Tuten and David Albercrombie and the main speaker, Jerome Wyche, followed by Joe Rowe giving the closing prayer. During Wyches speech, he had veterans who were attending the ceremony to stand up front and be recognized, giving orders to be at ease, salute and dismiss. His ending words struck emotions within the crowd as he said, All gave some, but some gave all. To never let it go unsaid or undone, we thank you for your gracious service. The ceremony was finished with the song God Bless America, prayer and the playing of taps. Immediately following was a lunch of hot dogs, chips and sodas, provided free of charge, from members of the Genesis Missionary Baptist Church. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, May 26, 2014Jerome Wyche, retired from the US Air Force, was the speaker for the day and gave a heartfelt and emotional speech. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, June 4, 2014 6A Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Memorial Day At Four Freedoms Park Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, May 26, 2014The attending veterans salute the crowd. Standing from left to right are: Jimmie Aikens, John Randal, J.P. Maultsby, J. Jackson Timothy S. McCray, Ebony Walker, Rip Prine, James Clark, Chris McFarland, Wayne Vickers, Richard Bonne, Edna Ealy and Jack Hollingsworth. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, May 26, 2014Members of Genesis Missionary Baptist Church take a quick break for a picture. Sitting in the front row, from left to right, are: Jamarrion Coasey, Ruth Anderson and Ralphine Ghent. Standing in the back row, from left to right, are: James Anderson, Felipe Perez, Geneva Turner, Gladys Bonner, Larry Holmes and Melissa Perez. Memorial Day MinistryBy Rose Klein Greene Publishing, Inc.If you live around Madison, or have spent any time here, you have most likely seen Rick Lane and one of his horses. This past Memorial Day, Lane and his horse Ruby, were at one of their usual locations, beside the Busy Bee off Hwy. 53, patiently waiting to minister to those who might approach them. Lane and his Amazing Horse Ministries attend functions, but on a regular basis can be seen here in Madison or in Valdosta, where he and his horse hold a sign asking those who pass by if theyre ready to be saved and invites them to stop and talk. He says he doesnt push people to pray; when they approach, sometimes its to see the horse, but usually questions will follow, and hes ready to answer. Lane said even if people dont stop, they read the sign, and it can get some of them to think about what hes trying to accomplish, which he likens to planting a seed or maybe watering one thats already there. He said he and Ruby, or another horse, are out holding a sign ve to six days a week and Its working out goodpeople are responding.

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Story SubmittedEccentric characters, an air of suspense and a hot flash extractor take center stage at the Rural Area Theater on June 6 and 7 as the RATT pact presents its summer mystery Murder on the Oriental Rug. Join the fun in this audience participation murder mystery as this talented group performs a play within a play which includes a little singing, dancing, and, of course, a murder. The performance begins when four actors have walked off the set after discovering that the director plans to replace them with famous Broadway stars. Left to put on a performance for the Broadway backers, the director devises a scheme to have the remaining cast members double up on parts until the real actors arrive. Even the stage hand must overcome stage fright and no talent and take on multiple roles. As the play within a play progresses, the suspense mounts as the directors scheme is discovered and someone is going to pay. Cast members in this performance are Cheryl Abercrombie, Tim Dunn, Dawn Renner, Jessica Webb and Justin Webb. Denise Bell is handling sound effects. You can join this fun show on June 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Rural Area Theater at 196 SW Range Avenue in Madison. Tickets are $12 and include a delicious dessert. Reservations are recommended. Call (850) 673-9585 or www.rattpact.com for more information or to reserve advance seats.Submitted by the Junior Auxiliary of Madison CountyCrowning Moments Last a Lifetime was the message to members of Junior Auxiliary of Madison County at the 73rd Annual Education Conference held May 2-3 at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Destin. Over six hundred ladies were in attendance at this years event. The National Association of Junior Auxiliaries (NAJA) is a national non-profit organization that encourages its members to render charitable services which are beneficial to the general public with particular emphasis on children. NAJA has more than 15,500 active, associate and life members in 98 chapters in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. The Madison County chapter was chartered by a group of caring, enthusiastic women in 2002 and continues to grow and thrive throughout Madison County. Volunteers work tirelessly throughout the year on a variety of projects that focus on local children and families in need of assistance. This year, the Junior Auxiliary of Madison County received the MAG Award for outstanding new project for their Fire Safety project with second graders in Madison County. Junior Auxiliary of Madison County also presented this project at the conference, for other chapters who may be interested in bringing the Fire Safety project to their towns. This years conference was packed with entertainment, education and networking with other chapters from across the MidSouth. Members enjoyed speakers such as Dr. Tim Elmore, bestselling author and President of Growing Leaders and an expert in the field of understanding and connecting with GenerationY; Marilyn Morris, founder of Aim for Success; and Steve Azar, singer, songwriter, producer and Artist in Residence at Delta State University. Junior Auxiliary chapters all over the MidSouth are working more than ever before to increase awareness of children in need and the benefits of caring today to create character tomorrow. For more information on the Junior Auxiliary of Madison County, you can find them on Facebook. For more information on NAJA, visit www.najanet.org.AROUNDMADISONCOUNTY www.greenepublishing.com Madison County Carrier 7A Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Make 2014the year you change your life CLASSES IN MADISON STARTJUNE 3 0Bachelors Degree Programs Business Administration with specialization in Management Computer Information Systems Criminal Justice Elementary Education Health Care Management Human Services Psychology Full-time students may be eligible for the Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG) Approved for VA Benets/GI Bill Classes now forming in Madison(850) 973-3356 madison@saintleo.edu What you need for where youre going Now offering The Doctorate of Business Administration (Online and On Campus) ou need for wher What y e y ou need for wher e going r ou ee egr re s D achelor B dministration A usiness B Classes ograms r r ee P dministration Classes dministration A usiness B with specialization in anagement M nformation Computer I ystems S ustice riminal J C ducation lementary E E anagement e M ealth Car H dministrationClasses S une 30J with specialization in nformation ducation anagement N The D ing Classes ttarS une 30 fer w of o N octorate of The D ervices uman S H chology sy P ull-time students may F be eligible for the esident ida R lor F G) rant (FRA G ervices ull-time students may be eligible for the ccess A esident The D usiness B nline and O (O octorate of The D dministration A usiness ampus) n C nline and O V ed for v o ppr ro A ill enets/GI B B w for Classes no adison in Mwww A VA ming w for (850) 973-3356 madison@saintleo.edu.saintleo.edu/mp www (850) 973-3356 madison@saintleo.edu.saintleo.edu/mp The International Space Station is as roomy as a ve-bedroom house and travels at 17,500 mph.MCSO Deputies Receive Commendation Letters By Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. Madison County Sheriffs Ofce Deputy Edwin McMullen and Deputy Odell Livingston were presented with commendation letters from Sheriff Ben Stewart for their efforts in solving ve burglaries in Greenville. During recent weeks in the month of April and May, the Sheriffs Ofce responded to several residential burglaries in Greeneville. Deputy McMullen took an assertive effort to follow up on these burglaries during his routine patrol assignment. While following up, he made contact with a juvenile and noticed he possessed property, matching property taken from one of the recent burglaries. Deputy McMullen contacted Deputy Livingston and requested assistance with the investigation. The deputies were able to locate potential suspects that resulted in the arrest of the perpetrators and solved ve separate burglaries. The dedication and unsolicited actions of each of you certainly emulates the integrity and professionalism we have within the Madison County Sheriffs Ofce, said Sheriff Stewart in the commendation letter to the deputies. This reects great credit upon yourself and the Madison County Sheriffs Ofce.Junior Auxiliary Receives Award At Education Conference Photo SubmittedThe women from the Junior Auxiliary of Madison County at the AEC Awards Banquet are pictured from left to right. Front row: Stephanie Lundy, Lori Newman and Stefanie Thomas. Second row: Maria Greene, Paula Kaufman, Kim Borgert, Soneyda Jarvis, Stacey Newsome and Rhonda Gore. Third row: Christy Grass, Melanie Crosby, Jo Ragans, Janie Bunting, Katie Knoght, Carolyn Thigpen and Jamie Andrews. Back row: Shanna Swope, Kathy Rogers, Brooke Bass and Kelly Renfroe. Murder On The Oriental Rug Plays Two Nights Only At The Rural Area Theater Photo SubmittedCast members are ready to provide fun and suspense in the RATT pacts latest production of Murder on the Oriental Rug. Ready to perform this weekend are (seated): Cheryl Abercrombie and Dawn Renner; (standing): Tim Dunn, Justin Webb and Jessica Webb. Visit www.rattpact.com for reservations.Photo SubmittedOdell Livingston (left) and Edwin McMullen (right) received Commendation Letters for their actions.Did You Know...

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By Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.Margaret Davis is the manager of the Pinetta Elementary cafeteria and has been for the past eight years. She has worked for the Madison County School District for 14 years and although she has enjoyed all of her time with the district, says she is very happy to be at Pinetta because she thinks Principal Beth Moore is the best. I love her and Im so glad she hired me as the manager here. Davis says the best part about cooking at the school is seeing the kids enjoy the food and hearing them tell her how good it is. She likes to cook, even when shes not at school, but she also loves gardening and spending time with her husband, her mom and siblings. Her favorite pastime however, is spending time with her grandkids saying, I will do what ever they want me to do. New Mt. Zion is where Davis attends church and says she loves going and praising the Lord because He makes it possible to do everything I do. Her pastor James Shaw and his family, along with the rest of her church family, are special to Davis and she said she wanted them to know. Davis also wanted to mention her usual co-worker, Sandy Cole, whom she has worked with for the past two years, but is out right now due to surgery and wants Cole to know shes being prayed for. Joyce Hazzard, who is helping Davis at Pinetta right now due to Cole being out, is normally oating from school to school as a substitute cook and custodian. She says she loves oating around to all the different schools because she enjoys being around all ages of children, meeting new people and getting to know them. She does like working at Pinetta and says she loves Ms. Beth and all the rest of the staff. I have them all laughing here and I love to see them smile. Hazzard really enjoys cooking, in and out of school, does house cleaning on the side, attends Pineland Baptist Church and says she loves her pastor Charlie Bareld and his wife. She has a large family that consists of six kids, 13 grandkids, two sisters, three brothers and her mom. Part of her family lives in New York, but family here, along with her boyfriend, keep her busy shing, riding bikes and watching movies. One of her children, a 13-year-old, was born prematurely with underdeveloped lungs, keeping them both in and out of the hospital, but Hazzard says thats okay and that her church helps her a lot. These two ladies start their day at 7 a.m. and work until around 2 p.m. to make sure the kids at Pinetta Elementary are fed a healthy breakfast and lunch. Both of them love their job and work hard for the school. Davis summed it up like this, Pinetta expects the best, and we give them the best. By Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.Last month, a number of teachers from different schools in Madison County gathered together to share with an educational consortium the results from money they received by way of minigrants. These grants go towards technology, and other teaching tools, intended to enhance teachers lesson plans as well as student learning. Teachers are required to apply for the grants and if they receive one, calculate results from the tools they receive and then share these results with the foundation responsible for giving out the grants. Madison Countys Foundation for Excellence in Education (MCFEE) was founded in 1993 and was started by community members who wanted to make a difference in education here in Madison County. Tim Sanders, the president of the foundation, says the 501(c)(3) organization is a way for the community and schools to come together in order to enhance our teachers lessons, ultimately giving students greater success. The MCFEE grants given to teachers are usually around $500 and allows them to buy books, lesson plans or whatever tools they feel is needed in their classrooms. Many of the teachers at this years presentation took advantage of the extra income to update their teaching with technology and have integrated Kindle Fires, Google Tablets and iPads into their students class work. Teachers who used these devices said kids loved using the technology because it made learning seem more like play instead of work, but more importantly, learning levels among students who used them r emarkably increased. Teachers at the presentation who were able to utilize this years grants were: Amy Kendrick, Gail Washington, Christy Androski, Christi Minor, Lewis Christmas (Pinetta Elementary); Danyel Rucker, Amanda Coe, Katie Roberts, Kelli Minter, Cindy Vega, Autumn Burnett (Madison County Central School); Rose Marie McHugh, Chris Weider (Madison County High School); and Dale Rickards (District Ofce). After the teachers had made their presentations, Tim Sanders concluded the meeting by telling the teachers how much he looked forward to seeing what they had accomplished. Every year Im here, I get more excited to see what is going to happen next year. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, June 4, 2014 8A Madison County Carrier SCHOOL Madison County Teachers Make Good With Grant Money Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, May 13, 2014Autumn Burnett, a 2ndgrade teacher at MCCS, shares the results of the mini-grant she received during her presentation. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, May 13, 2014Lewis Christmas, a teacher at Pinetta Elementary, opted for a living presentation when sharing the results of his grant money.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, May 13, 2014Howard Phillips, on left, representing MCCB, was on hand at the presentations to present Tim Sanders with a check that will go towards furthering education here in Madison County. Meet The Pinetta Elementary Cafeteria Staff Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein May 19, 2014Cafeteria Manager Margaret Davis (left) and Joyce Hazzard (right) prepare breakfast and lunch everyday for the kids at Pinetta Elementary School.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Madison County Carrier 9A SCHOOL CALL ME TODAY.Invest in your dreams. Nate Cruce ChFC, Agent Registered Representative Bus: 850-973-6641 : 850-973-6641 Bus eivtasenteepred RertgiseR entg, ACe ChFuce CrtaN tnemtsevn t i hg e ri h g t n ki aM u yo pl he ya m yad to se icho c omo r t o s f maer r d uo h y caer ,robhgie d n o e a go kiL .ereh s trm i a te F atSrm a te F at t S uob e ak m sA sdnu l F a tu uM. t .worro 2.8141011 vn i sdnu e f h r t edisno c gnitsevn e i rofeB emegana P Mm V ra e F tat t S catnoC g t niniatno s c utcepsor y p rammu r s o .835 /0 5 /0 2102P An d i n s a eitiruceS m B ra e F tat y Sd b eetnarau t g on so p g g in d lu c in p. Y A AY DO E TL M LACx d e n s a egrah c sksi r sevitcejb t o nemtsev utcepsor r a p o 0) f 394-744-008-1 p ( ro t C ne ufera t cd i ae R noitamrofn r i eht d o n s a ih g t a derusn C i ID t F o e n r s a tcudor e p cnarusn kna m B,ksi t r nemtsevn o it t cejbu e s r d a n a .la ip c in r p f o sso l el ib ss .sesnep su .yll er Tutens Farm Produce Squash String Beans Potatoes Cucumbers (850) 251-5463From Greenville Hwy. 221 S., Turn on Hwy. 360 4 to 5 miles on RightFrom Madison Hwy 14 Turn on 360 5-6 miles on Left.Mon Sat. 7:30 am 5:00 pm Closed On Sundays Madison Academy Recognizes Younger Students For A Year Of Hard WorkBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.As the school year wound down at Madison Academy, parents and teachers gathered in the gym Thursday morning, May 22, to recognize students in Pre-K through the third grade for their accomplishments during previous months. Third graders Riley Niquette, Riley Browning and Katie Krell opened the program with the pledge of allegiance, a prayer and a scripture reading, a chorus of students led in singing the National Anthem, and Principal Janna Barrs welcomed everyone. Chairman of the Board for Madison Academy, Brian Townsend, joined her onstage to present certicates to each child called up before the audience. In addition to certicates for completing their class requirements, many students were called back to the stage for All A awards and Outstanding Attendance Awards. The fourth through eighth graders were honored later that day at a 6 p.m., program at First Baptist Church.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Riley Niquette, Riley Browning and Katie Krell open the program with a prayer, scripture reading and the Pledge of Allegiance.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014The 4K class takes to the stage. At the podium is 4K teacher Karen Wieland, and next to her is Brian Townsend.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Jamie Andrews' 3K class display their certicates.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Next up, Kim Whighams' 5K class lines up across the stage with their certicates.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Caroline Blair's rst grade class got a round of applause for their Reading Achievement Certicates, giving them a License to Read. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Jennifer Copeland's second grade class shows off their Dinosaur Project Certicates.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Janna Barrs introduced the third grade class on behalf of teacher Susan Pickles, who was unable to attend. Her class received recognition for their achievements in mathematics. 6/30/14 6/30/14 6/30/14

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SCHOOL www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, June 4, 2014 10A Madison County Carrier BAILEY MONUMENT CO 740252 Madison Academy Eighth Graders GraduateBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.On a warm Thursday evening, May 22, Madison Academy students began lining up by grade on the front steps of the First Baptist Church as parents, relatives and friends took pictures. Inside, more parents, relatives and friends watched a slideshow highlighting special school events for the past year, until the processional music began and the fourth through eighth grade students of Madison Academy marched in. For the fourth through seventh graders, this Thursday evening ceremony was a time to receive the awards they had earned, as the awards table was rapidly relieved of its burden of trophies throughout the evening, and ofcially marked their promotion to the next grade a move that wasn't without a few emotions. As fourth grade teacher Jessica Webb noted of her class, We've shared a lot of love and we've shared a lot of learning. For the eighth graders, it was a year of special signicance, marking the last time they would participate in any Madison Academy activities: their last eld trip, their last Spring Fling, their last school festivals and celebrations as Panthers. They were here to graduate from a school many of them had attended since Pre-K. They were also here to say goodbye. Next year, they would be attending high school somewhere else. Salutatorian Luke Androski, son of Alan and Christy Androski, recalled a time not so long ago when he and his classmates regarded the eighth graders as the cool kids, who were maybe a little scary. Now, they were themselves eighth graders who were about to leave Madison Academy behind. He spoke of each of his classmates individually, describing what made each of them unique in his eyes: who was the math genius, who was the dancer, and so forth, of this group that would soon be entering high school. Valedictorian Hannah Jane Zimmerly, daughter of Tom and Carole Zimmerly, spoke of leaving old lives and old teachers behind for a whole new world, a step that was both exciting and a little sad; moving forward naturally means something will be left behind, and saying goodbye to a way of life one has known and loved for years is never easy. However, it was time to say those goodbyes and move forward on faith, a faith that both Androski and Zimmerly spoke of during their addresses. There will be new friends, new teachers, new memories and new things to learn. Congratulations to the graduating eighth grade Madison Academy Class of 2014.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014The graduating class of Madison Academy gather outside the First Baptist Church shortly before the evening ceremony begins. Le ft to right, in the order their faces appear are: Luke Androski (Salutatorian), Mary Hannah Smith, John Mason Gaston, Skyler Alexander Dunn, Danica Marie Cook, Kaylie Nicole Rogers, Edwin Bailey Browning, Katelyn Clark Scott, Michael Clement Downing, Stephen Caleb Hart, David Wade Hudson, Kendall Lea Hall, Joseph Charles Blanton II, Hannah Jane Zimmerly (Valedictorian), Kali Dyane Lancaster, Kylie Elizabeth Andrews and William Caden Newman.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Under the Direction of Jay Hicks, the sixth grade class gives a special musical performance, entitled, You've Got A Friend In Me.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Seventh graders Coty Smith, Dylan Lawson Aubrey Day and Jarod Johnson receive a special award from the Duke University Talent Identication Program. Now in its 34thyear, the Duke program has seventh graders take the ACT and SAT tests alongside high school students preparing for college; those who score exceptionally high, like these four students, receive ofcial recognition for their achievement.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Luke Androski gives the Salutatory Address.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, May 22, 2014Valedictorian Hannah Jane Zimmerly acknowledges that while moving forward into a whole new world is exciting, goodbyes can still be difcult.

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$199 Move-In Special!! 1, 2 & 3 BR HC & non-HC accessible apts. Rental assistance may be available. HUD vouchers accepted. Call 850-948-3056. TDD/TTY 711. 192 NW Greenville Pointe Trail, Greenville, FL 32331. Equal Housing Opportunityrtn, c REAL ESTATE FOR SALE BY OWNER MOBILE HOME FOR SALE FOR SALE WANTED FOR RENT HELP WANTED HELP WANTED MOVING SALEwww.greenepublishing.com SERVICES Classifieds . . . . . Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Madison County Carrier 11A AUCTION FLORIDA PRESS SERVICES, INC. STATEWIDE CLASSIFIED PROGRAM STATEWIDE CLASSIFIED ADS FOR 6/2/2014 THROUGH 6/8/2014I am a retired nurse; and want to do private duty work with the elderly. If you can use me, I am available for any shift. Excellent references. 464-7276 (Cell).3/26 rtn, n/cPageant Dresses For Sale: Size 10 Teen Dress A beautiful, elegant, owing emerald green dress. Has eye-catching beaded straps that criss cross in the back along with a beaded design in the front of the dress. Beautiful owing train. $200. Size 14 (child's size 14 but dress is for a teen division approximately 13-15) GORGEOUS lime green dress, strapless but with spaghetti straps that criss cross across the back, sequins spotted across the entire gown, built-in crinoline absolutely gorgeous. $250.Call Emerald Greene (850) 973-3497 Ofce Building For Rent Across the street from the Courthouse, on Shelby Street. (between Owens Propane and Burnette Plumbing) Newly Renovated 1120 square foot. Call Emerald Greene 850-973-4141.10/16 rtn, n/c Madison Heights Apartments 1,2,3 & 4 bedroom apts. Section 8 Housing designed for low income families 150 SW Bumgardner Dr. Madison, FL Phone 850-973-4290 TDD 711 Equal Housing Opportunity6/22, rtn, cBecome A Certied Nursing Assistant Quest Training offers a nurse top CNA prep class. No GED required if age 18. Professional training site, high pass rates. Now accepting students for July classes. 386-362-1065.6/4 6/25, pd1/4 inch coat galvanized steel cable for sale .15 cent a foot. We have as much as you need. (850) 464-3041.3/12 rtn, n/cNewspaper Bundles For Sale $1 each Greene Publishing, Inc. 1695 S. SR 53 in Madison (850) 973-4141.3/12 rtn, n/cCDL Class A Driver Needed 2 years veried experience. Runs mostly SE extended area. Good 2 year MVR. Blue Cross and blue shield health insurance offered. (850) 929-2279.4/11 rtn, c Deadline For Classieds (850) 973-4141 3:00 p.m. Every MondayJust received a new supply of repo homes. Great price! Call for details (386) 466-8315.1/29 rtn, c Advertising Sales Representative (salesman) needed. Our newspaper ofce is seeking an outstanding individual to join our sales team. Do you possess a sunny, friendly attitude? Can you talk with customers easily and help them feel at home? Do you have a good personality and LOVE to talk on the telephone? If you are a team player, able to handle multiple tasks, have a friendly can-doattitude, a great work ethic, are organized, and self-motivated then this job might be just for you. Valid Drivers License a must! Apply in person only at Greene Publishing, Incs newspaper ofce, located at 1695 South SR 53, in Madison.Too Much Junk? Do you have a garage or barn or attic full of junk and want it clean? Granddads barn that needs to be cleaned or removed? Let us make you an offer on it all And we clean it up at the same time. Call 850-973-7916 and leave a message.2/26 rtn, n/c We want your Ghosts!! We are collecting YOUR stories of Ghosts, Goblins, Spooks, Specters, Aliens, Haunted Houses, Paranormal Events, Angels, and any other Supernatural Tales from Madison County and surrounding counties. We want personal experiences, legends, and family traditions. Call 850-973-7916 and leave a message.2/26 rtn, n/c A few chickens and a rooster for my yard. (850) 661-6868.4/9 rtn, n/c LAND FOR SALE OWNER FINANCING 1/2 acre lots, $14,995 $1,995 down, $149 mo. City Water, Paved Roads Cleared, Underground Power DWMHs, Modular Homes Hwy 53 North 1/2 mile. Graceland Estates Call Chip Beggs 850-973-4116chipbeggs@embarqmail.com5/7 rtn, c 4 BR, 2 BA House With replace, large yard and no pets. Near Blue Springs. $700 month, $700 security. 1 year lease. (850) 274-5805 or (907) 230-4705.5/7 rtn, c Voice and beginning piano lessons being offered by Shelly Smith. $15 per half hour lesson. Please call (850) 464-7560 to sign up.5/14 rtn, n/cFort Madison SelfStorage on 53 South has 5x10, 10x10 and 10x20 units available. Call (850) 973-4004.5/14 rtn, n/c12x18 building with 6 porch located on State Road 53 South. Ideal for a small or start-up business. Come see for yourself how it could work for you. (850) 973-4141.5/14 rtn, n/cLP Driver Requirements: CDL License with Tanker and Hazmat Endorsement. Experience is a plus. Apply in person with resume at 208 West Screven St. Quitman, Ga. 31643.5/28, 6/4, c AUCTION SATURDAY JUNE 14 AT 6:30PM. MADISON AUCTION HOUSE. 1693 SW MOSELEY HALL RD (CR360) 850 973-1444. LAST AUCTION FOR THE SUMMER. SELLING ITEMS FOR HOME, YARD AND SHOP. SAVE OVER STORE PRICES. 10% BUYERS PREMIUM. MC, VISA, DISCOVER, DEBIT CARDS, CHECKS AND CASH ACCEPTED. AU3968 Brandon Mugge Auctioneer, AB2490 LAST AUCTION FOR THE SUMMER. SELLING ITEMS FOR HOME, YARD AND SHOP. SAVE OVER STORE PRICES. 10% BUYERS PREMIUM. MC, VISA, DISCOVER, DEBIT CARDS, CHECKS AND CASH ACCEPTED. AU3968 Brandon Mugge Auctioneer, AB2490.6/4, 6/11, pdSatellite Techs Needed Must have van/truck and basic tools. Will train. Send resume to oridatotalcom@verizon.net6/4, 6/11, pd 3/2 1 acre fenced with central heat and air. Call Tom at (850) 879-7095.6/4, pdMIG Welders Needed Must have High School diploma or equivalent, the ability to read and understand CAD sketches, also able to read a tape measure to the 1/16th, and you will be required to pass an onsite weld test. You must have a minimum of two years welding experience or a graduate of a certied welding program, must pass Weld Certication Test on-site, along with no previous employment history with Big Top Mfg. There is only three (3) position available, we will only accept the rst ten (10) qualied applications. Start taking applications 6/4/14 at 8:00 am. Apply in person at Big Top Mfg. 3255 North Hwy 19. We will only accept six qualied applications. EEO/AA/m/f/vets/disabled.6/4, cAdvent Christian Village Current JOBS Line Advertisement call 658-5627 or visit www.acvillage.net 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week Be Your Best Among The Best! Administrative Assistant FT position for experienced administrative assistant / ofce manager in long-term care setting to coordinate daily tasks, manage patient cash accounts, and other duties. Must be patient & courteous, detail oriented, procient in MS Ofce Suite & Internet, organized, professional, and have strong customer service & communication skills, including proper phone etiquette. HSD or equivalent required. AA degree or ofce admin certicate preferred. Prior relevant experience required. Prior supervisory experience a plus. FT positions include competitive compensation, paid time off, & access to onsite daycare and tness facilities. Apply in person at Personnel Ofce Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., or fax resume/credentials to (386) 658-5160. EOE / Drug-Free Workplace / Criminal background checks required.6/4, 6/11, cTechnology (CEHRT) Instructor wanted at North Florida Community College, Madison FL. See www.nfcc.edu for details.6/4 6/18, c PART TIME SYSTEM OPERATOR Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc. has an opening for a part time system operator in our Madison Ofce. The candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent working knowledge of computers, outstanding customer service skills, the ability to effectively multitask, and must be able to communicate well using a two way radio and telephone. The ideal candidate must have the ability to remain calm while making quick procient decisions in a number of different circumstances including power restoration and emergency situations. The candidate will be assigned two twelve hour shifts during the weekend. Occasionally the candidate will be required to provide additional support during extended power outage events. Tri-County is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and Drug Free Workplace (DFWP). Please submit a resume and completed Tri-County Electric Application for Employment form, which is available at any TCEC ofce or online at www.tcec.com, before June 18, 2014 to: Stephanie Carroll Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc. 2862 West US 90 Madison, FL 32340.6/4, 6/11, c Auction Bankruptcy Auction Fri, June 13th @ 10am Online & Onsite 10950 N Kendall Dr, 2nd Fl, Miami, Fl 33176 Ofce Furniture & Equipment Cubicles Computers/Laptops Phone System & more! www.moeckerauctions.com (800) 840-BIDS 13%-15%BP (3% cash discount), $100 ref. cash dep. Subj to conrm. Case No.: 14-18517-LMI AB-1098 AU-3219, Eric Rubin. Adoption Are you pregnant? A childless loving married couple seeks to adopt. Will be hand on mom/dad. Financial security. Expenses paid. Dawn & Domenick 1(855)985-4592. Adam Sklar #0150789. Education TRAIN FROM HOME MEDICAL BILLING ACCOUNTING ASS'T CUSTOMER SERVICE NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED. HS/GED NEEDED TO APPLY Sullivan and Cogliano Training Centers. 1-800-451-0709. Help Wanted AVERITT EXPRESS New Pay Increase For Regional Drivers! 40 to 46 CPM + Fuel Bonus! Also, Post-Training Pay Increase for Students! (Depending on Domicile) Get Home EVERY Week + Excellent Benets. CDL-A req. 888-362-8608 Apply @ AverittCareers.com Equal Opportunity Employer Females, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NOW HIRING! FloridaCall for Shift Availability(12 hours shifts on Saturday & Sunday for RNS & LPNs) Referral/Sign-on bonusfor employees and new hires.Full Time RNs/LPNsEmployee Bonus = $1000 after 3 months $250, after 6 months $250, after one year $500 New Hire Bonus = $500 after 3 months $250, after 6 months $250Any questions contact Human ResourcesAD/GW June 6 and 7 from 9 a.m. until. Located on 7138 SE County Rd 255 in Lee. 4 miles South Exit 262 on I-10. Kubota tractor, boat, furniture, kitchen items, deer stand, game feeder, generator, 5th wheel hitch, washer, dryer, freezer and house hold items. The sale will occur whether it is rain or shine. (850) 971-5898.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Madison County Carrier 12A All Legals are posted on line at www.greenepublishing.com ----Legals---SECTION 000020 INVITATION TO BID MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MADISON DRIVERS LICENSE REMODEL CLEMONS, RUTHERFORD & ASSOCIATES, INC. 2027 THOMASVILLE ROAD TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA 32308 PHONE (850) 385-6153 You are invited to bid on a General Contract, for the remodel of the Drivers License Department in Madison, Florida. The remodeling consists of approximately 1,400 square feet. All Bids must be on a lump sum basis; segregated Bids will not be accepted. All Bidders are to submit with Bid Package, a properly executed "Contractor's Qualication Statement" AIA Document A-305 which is to include a current nancial statement, an experience, competence and performance report, and references from at least three prior projects similar in size and scope, along with the name of a contact person on each of those projects. A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held for General Contractors on June 19, 2014, at 2:00 PM at the project site, Room 107, 229 SW Pinckney Street, Madison, Florida. All questions at the Pre-Bid Conference by General Contractors and Subcontractors shall be presented on the Request for Clarication form. See Section 000100 Instructions to Bidders. Madison County Board of County Commissioners will receive sealed bids until 2:00 PM on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at the Madison County Courthouse Annex, Room 107, 229 S.W. Pinckney Street, Madison, Florida. Bids received after that time will not be accepted. Bids will be opened publicly and read aloud at 2:01 PM of the same date. Copies of the Bidding Documents may be examined at the Architect's ofce: Clemons, Rutherford & Associates 2027 Thomasville Road Tallahassee, Florida (850) 385-6153 and at F. W. Dodge, 823 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, Florida. General Contractors and Subcontractors may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents at the Architect's ofce in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders upon depositing the sum of $100.00 for each set of Documents. Contractors will be limited to two (2) sets of Bidding Documents and Subcontractors will be limited to one (1) set. Bidders may receive bid documents in one of the following manners: (1) bring deposit check and pick up bid documents at the Architects ofce; (2) mail in deposit check and separate shipping and handling check of $20. Other interested parties may purchase complete sets of Bidding Documents for the sum of $100.00 for each set, which is non-refundable. Bidders may obtain a refund of their deposit by returning the complete Bidding Documents in good condition no later than ten (10) calendar days after the opening of Bids. Bidders who do not submit a Bid will forfeit their deposits unless Bidding Documents are returned in good condition three (3) days prior to the Bid Opening. Bid Security in the amount of ve percent (5%) of the Bid must accompany each Bid in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. A letter from a bonding company must accompany each bid, stating that the bidder is capable of obtaining all bonds required by the Construction Documents. The Madison County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to waive irregularities and to reject any and all Bids.6/4, 6/11, 6/18 LEGAL NOTICE The Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc. Board of Directors will hold a Finance Audit and Executive Committee Meeting on Wednesday, June 18, 2014; Finance Audit Committee Meeting will be held at 10:00 A.M.; and Executive Committee Meeting will follow at 10:30 A.M. at the Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc. Administration Ofce located at 1171 Nobles Ferry Road NW in Live Oak, Florida.6/4 PUBLIC NOTICE Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc. will hold a pre-bid conference and walkthru for the SHIP work of four or ve single-family dwellings in the Madison County SHIP Program. This meeting will be held June 6, 2014, beginning at 8:00 am at SREC, Inc. Outreach Ofce, 146 SE Bunker Street, Madison, FL 32341. The conference and walk-thru is mandatory, no exceptions, for contractors who plan to bid. SREC, Inc. requires each contractor to be properly licensed, carry general liability insurance of at least $1,000,000.00 and Workers Comp Insurance (No Exemptions) before bid opening. Original bids for these units will be due by 12:00 noon June 13, 2014, at SREC, Inc., 1171 Nobles Ferry Road, Bldg. 2, Live Oak, FL 32064. Please mark envelope "Sealed Bid for Name of Homeowner". Bids are to be opened and awarded, June 6, 2014, at 12:30 p.m. SREC, Inc. has the right to reject any and all bids. The bids will be awarded on the most cost effective basis. MAY CONTAIN HOMES CONSTRUCTED PRIOR TO 1978 WHICH MAY CONTAIN LEAD-BASED PAINT.6/4 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FOR REHABILITATION AND DEMOLITION/REPLACEMENT Project No. 12DB-OH-03-50-02-H12 City of Madison (herein referred to as the City) Sealed bids marked "Sealed Bid" City of Madison Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Project for Fiscal Year 2011" to be nanced by the State of Florida Department of Economic Opportunity under the provisions, and subject to the requirements, of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, will be received by the City on behalf of the following owners for Housing Rehabilitation or Demolition/Replacement of the following dwelling units: Rehabilitation Unit No. 11-05, Lillie Haynes, 181 SW Hudson Street, Madison; and Unit No. 11-03, Mary Blackmon, 285 SW Meeting Avenue, Madison. Demolition/Replacement Unit No. 11-02, Allen Adams, 643 SW Range Avenue, Madison. In order for your rm to submit a bid on the project located at Unit No. 11-02 Adams, you, your employees and any subcontractors, including electrical, plumbing and mechanical subcontractors, and their employees performing work on components painted with lead-based paint must have completed a United States Department of Housing and Urban Development approved Lead-Safe Work Practices training course. The owners listed above invite bids for the rehabilitation and demolition/replacement of the above referenced properties. In order to be considered, the proposal must be made upon the Bid Proposal Form and in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. Copies of these forms can be obtained at the Community Development Ofce, City Hall, 321 SW Rutledge Street, Madison, FL on June 11, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time. The improvements are to be made for and under contract to the owners of the subject properties as described above. Disbursements for funds for the improvements will be made by the City on behalf of the owners. Bids will be received at City Hall located at 321 SW Rutledge Street, Madison, FL 32340 not later than June 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time. Bids must be enclosed in a sealed envelope marked with the property owner's name and address. Bids will not be accepted if they are turned in later than the deadline specied above. The sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud on June 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time in the City Commission Meeting Room, City Hall, located at 321 SW Rutledge Street, Madison, FL 32340. CONTRACTORS, please note that the City will need to know the following information. 1) Your state of licensure, 2) Your license number, 3) Your license class, 4) Certicate of Completion of Lead-Safe Work Practices Training, if applicable, and 5) Your insurance coverage. A "walk through" of the above properties is scheduled for June 11, 2014. Please meet at City Hall located 321 SW Rutledge Street, Madison at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time prior to going to the units. If you plan to submit a bid, a representative of your rm must attend the "walk through" of the units to become familiar with the properties and the work to be completed. No contractor shall visit the subject property for any reason without rst making arrangements with the City and owner. No Bidder may withdraw his/her bid within sixty (60) days after the actual date of the opening thereof. FAIR HOUSING/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/HANDICAP ACCESS JURISDICTION6/4 5/28, 6/4, 6/11, 6/18

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Many times, I have considered the plight of the nation in which I live. Each time I return from a trip abroad and hear these words from a customs agent, Welcome Home, a chill goes down my spine. My emotions swell when I see the flag and hear the words of The Star-Spangled Banner sung. The three times I have returned home from the Pacific, the Golden Gate Bridge always was a welcome sight. In New York Harbor, Lady Liberty is holding her torch as if to show the world a better way, with her silent lips crying out, Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. I consider our nation to be operated under one of the best systems that men have ever devised. I consider it to be one of the greatest nations that the earth has ever known, and yet I am very much afraid that sin has brought it to a place of reproach. I am very much afraid that the United States of America, founded on the Righteousness of the principle of ONE NATION UNDER GOD, no longer holds these truths to be self-evident. I am afraid today that America has forgotten her very foundation, for democracy and her early faith in God and His Word. The term politics has become synonymous with trickery, lying and deceitfulness, rather than statesmanship and leadership of a nation of Godly people. Our forefathers forged a nation built upon the time-honored concept that life was God-given. Our nation now is being led by men who pass laws, whereby over 25 million innocent unborn children, made in the image and likeness of God, have died as the result of a vacuum which is so powerful the baby is torn to bits and sucked into a jar, or by an injection of a strong salt solution, whereby the helpless baby swallows this poison and kicks and jerks violently as he is literally burned alive. When all of the facts are faced, it is apparent that there are forces at work which, if allowed to continue unchecked, will destroy our nation. Patrick Henry, the famous statesman who made his name live forever in the minds of Americans, when he spoke these words, Give me liberty or give me death, also said, It is impossible that a nation of infidels should be a nation of free men. It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains. Former Secretary of Treasury, Salmon Chase, who coined the motto In God We Trust, spoke these words, No nation can be strong except in the strength of God or safe in his defense. Raymond Ellis wrote: No nation in history has survived if it has turned its back on the moral and spiritual values responsible for whatever greatness to which it may have attained. David wrote these words in Psalm 33:12: Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord. Solomon wrote in Proverbs 14:34: Righteousness exalteth a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people. As the early church itself went thru an apostasy, and had to have a restoration, so our nation, must have a NEW BIRTH and it must begin with those of us who have our spiritual roots buried deep within the pages of the Bible itself. Someone cries, But what can I do? I'm only one person in this great land. The best thing we can do for our nation is to hold up the banner of Christ. More Christians are needed as salt and light! More Christians mean more love in the midst of hate; more giving in the midst of getting; more hope in the time of despair and frustration; more justice when there is injustice; more concern for human beings where there is indifference. This very hour Christ is the only HOPE OF AMERICA AND YET THE WORLD.....This Hope must come from God thru those who have hope. 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Madison County Carrier Wednesday, June 4, 2014 3B Path of Faith Picture Of The Past: Congregation Gathers Outside Baptist Church At Cherry Lake Farms Photo Courtesy of the State Archives of Florida, Florida MemoryThe congregation gathers outside the Baptist church at what was then known, in the 1930s and 1940s, as Cherry Lake Farms, now Cherry Lake. Cherry Lake Farms (also known as Cherry Rural Rehabilitation Project) was a New Deal rural relief program initiated by the FERA and th e Resettlement Administration (RA), and implemented by the WPA. The project involved moving 500 needy families from Tampa, Miami and Jacksonville onto a 15,000-acre communal tract. The workers formed the cooperatively-owned Cherry Lake Farms (headquartered in the 1839 former plantation home, the Hinton House) and constructed a school, an auditorium, a co-op store, barracks, a lumber yard and a mill. Families lived in 170 cottages with pho nes, electricity and running water, all furnished by jointly-owned utilities.

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4B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Path of Faith Benefit Concert To Be Hosted For Denise Ellison By Jacob BembryGreene Publishing, Inc. Midway Baptist Church will host a gospel concert fundraiser, featuring Chapel Road, on Saturday, June 14, at the church, located at 338 SE Midway Church Road. The concert is being held to help raise money for Denise Ellison, who has been diagnosed with cancer. Denise needs treatments and the insurance companies have not helped with this much-needed treatment. If anyone is unable to give at the concert, a special account has been set up for Denise at Madison County Community Bank. Simply go in the bank, or stop by the drivethrough teller, and tell them you wish for the money to go into the Denise Phillips Ellison Benefit Fund. All proceeds will go towards Denise and her needed treatments. Chapel Road was formed by Brian Norris and Kristen Kronatser while they were singing together in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Later, they were joined by Brian's cousin, Jacqueline Ratliff, to form the trio which performs today. They have a polished Southern gospel sound that is a favorite of audiences wherever they sing. Midway Baptist Church is located off Highway 53 South, south of Interstate 10, exit 258, or off CR 255 South, south of Interstate 10, exit 262. Everyone is welcomed to attend and all donations are appreciated.

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Path of Faith 6B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, June 4, 2014 First UMC To Host Workshop Of Wonders VBS By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. The First United Methodist Church of Madison will host its annual Vacation Bible School beginning Monday, July 7, and going through Friday, July 11. The VBS is open to children, ages three up to fifth grade. Sessions begin every morning at 8:30 a.m. and end at 11:30 a.m. The theme for this year's VBS is Workshop of Wonders: Imagine and Build with God. VBS students will discover how the ordinary becomes extraordinary with God as they meet people from the Bible, including Esther, Ezra and a young boy, who produces something amazing with God's help. Children will be taught to expect big things from God as He works wonders in them. The first session will be Imagine with God! as students learn the story of Esther, from the Book of Esther. Day two will be Build with God! as they discover the rebuilding of the Lord's House in Ezra 3:813. Day three will help students Grow with God! as they learn the Parable of the Mustard Seed from Matthew 13. On day four, children will learn to Work with God! as they learn the story of the feeding of the 5,000 from John 6:1-13. On day five, the lesson will be Walk with God! as the students learn about the walk to Emmaus, following Christ's death and resurrection, told in Luke 24:13-32. For further information, contact the First UMC office at (850) 973 6295 or Ruth Ann Latner at (850) 464 0236 or by email at ruthannlatner@yahoo.com. Sanctuary Of Praise Brotherhood Hosting Strong Men In Tough Times Program The Sanctuary of Praise Brotherhood would like to invite all men to their third annual Strong Men in Tough Times program held on Saturday, June 28, at 4 p.m. at the Sanctuary of Praise in Greenville. The program will be under the direction of Bishop Ersell Reed, North Florida Diocese Bishop of the Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ (COOLJC). Apostle Groover Gentle from the Greater Refuge Temple in Jacksonville will be the guest speaker. The Sanctuary of Praise Brotherhood is encouraging all men to attend this event for an evening of fellowship and spiritual growth. Dinner will be served immediately after the service. For more information, please contact Deacon Morris Bell at (850) 869-0668. Photo submittedApostle Gentle Groover, left, will be the guest speaker for the program. He is shown with Bishop Ersell Reed.

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Madison County Carrier Wednesday, June 4, 2014 7B Path of Faith Pine Grove Baptist, Burnett Brothers Visit Southern Living For Seniors By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Pine Grove Baptist Church and special guest singers, the Burnett Brothers, from Hamilton County, made a special visit to Southern Living for Seniors assisted living facility on Sunday afternoon, May 18. Church members did a devotional for the residents of Southern Living for Seniors and the Burnett boys performed their blend of bluegrass gospel music. The members of Pine Grove Baptist Church also prepared barbecue for the special Sunday. Photo submittedThe Burnett Brothers perform. Photo submittedResidents sit, listening to the program, as Pine Grove Baptist Church brought the Word and the Burnett Brothers brought the music. Photo submittedThe room is packed as everyone gets ready to listen to the music. Photo submittedWally Davis and crew help prepare the barbecue. Photo submittedPeople enjoy the barbecue.

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June 4, 11, 18, 25 Beulah Baptist Church will host a weekly Kid's Meeting, for five years and older, each Wednesday throughout June, beginning at 5 p.m. There will be food, Bible study, crafts and recreation. If you know of a child who needs a ride, please call (850) 971-5211 or (386) 294-1721. They will be picked up and carried home. The meetings follow the guidelines of Vacation Bible Schools. June 7 Everyone is invited to participate in the prayer walk beginning at 9 a.m. at Four Freedoms Park in Madison. June 9-13 Landmark Baptist Church will host its Vacation Bible School Monday, June 9, through Friday, June 13. The VBS will begin at 6 p.m. each evening with food being served and then the classes and fun will begin immediately afterwards. The theme is Cross Canyon Trail: Riding Strong for Jesus. Landmark Baptist is located at 3399 West US Highway 90, west of Madison. Rev. Robert Ledford is the pastor. June 14 Chapel Road will perform a benefit concert for Denise Ellison, who needs help with paying for cancer treatments. The concert is set for 6 p.m. at Midway Baptist Church, 338 SE Midway Church Road, south of Lee, off Highway 255, south of Interstate 10, 262 exit, or south of Madison, off County Road 53, south of Interstate 10, 258 exit. An account has also been set up at Madison County Community Bank under the name of: Denise Phillips Ellison benefit account. June 19 The New Home monthly men's and ladies' evangelism rally will be held at 6:30 p.m. The men's meeting will be held at the New Home Volunteer Fire Department and the ladies' meeting will be held at the church fellowship hall. There will be a steak dinner served. A $10 donation is suggested to help defray the cost of the meal. June 22-27 Lee First Baptist Church will host its Vacation Bible School on June 22-27, from 68:30 p.m. for ages 3adult. The theme for the VBS is Agency D3. Dinner will be served nightly. Call Channah Galbraith at (850) 973-0759 for further information about registering. June 28 Sanctuary of Praise Brotherhood would like to invite all men to their 3rd Annual Strong Men in Tough Times Program that will be held on Saturday, June 28, at 4 p.m. at Sanctuary of Praise in Greenville. The program will be under the direction of Bishop Ersell Reed (North Florida Diocese Bishop COOLJC). Apostle Groover Gentle from the Greater Refuge Temple in Jacksonville will be the guest speaker. All men are invited to attend this event for an evening of fellowship and spiritual growth. Dinner will be served immediately after the service. For more information, please contact Deacon Morris Bell at (850) 869-0668. June 24 The Pinetta area food ministry/mission will be distributing food beginning at 9 a.m. at the Pinetta food pantry. July 5 Everyone is invited to participate in the prayer walk beginning at 9 a.m. at Four Freedoms Park in Madison. July 7-11 First United Methodist Church will be having their Vacation Bible School Monday Friday, July 7 11, from 8:30 am 11:30 am. It is called "Workshop of Wonders: Imagine & Build With God." Ages 3 5thgrade are welcome. For more information contact the church office at 9736295 or Ruth Ann Latner at 464-0236 or ruthannlatner@yahoo.comJuly 7-11 North Florida Teen Youth Camp, a five-day, four-night event is set for July 7-11, with guest speaker Phil Stacey for each evening's service. Registration fee is $90 per person, with a $25 deposit. A t-shirt is guaranteed if the camper pre-registers by June 20. Located at Live Oak Church of God's 34-acre campus on US 129 South in Live Oak. Registration forms may be picked up at Madison Church of God or Midway Church of God. July 8 The Pinetta area food ministry/mission will be distributing food beginning at 9 a.m. at the Pinetta food pantry.July 14-18 North Florida Primary/Junior Camp, a five-day, four-night event is set for July 711, with guest speaker Kevin McGlamery for each evening's service. Registration fee is $90 per person, with a $25 deposit. A t-shirt is guaranteed if the camper pre-registers by June 20. Located at Live Oak Church of God's 34-acre campus on US 129 South in Live Oak. Registration forms may be picked up at Madison Church of God or Midway Church of God. July 22 The Pinetta area food ministry/mission will be distributing food beginning at 9 a.m. at the Pinetta food pantry.August 9 The 11thHour Gospel Group will be in concert at Sirmans Baptist Church on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. Sirmans Baptist Church is located at 168 SW Sirmans Church Way, off US 221, south of Greenville, south of Interstate 10, exit 241. Everyone is welcome to attend. Jimmy Fletcher is the church's pastor. Call (850) 9484948 for more information. Path of Faith 8B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Church Calendar

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Madison County Carrier Wednesday, June 4, 2014 9B Path of Faith Madison First Baptist VBS Will Use Agency D3 Theme By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Students will train to become Agency D3 special agents during Vacation Bible School at the First Baptist Church of Madison VBS set for Sunday, July 13, through Friday, July 18. The theme for the VBS is Agency D3: Discover. Decide. Defend. Students, ages 3 to adult, will collect and log evidence about Jesus. Using their best high-tech operative skills, they will examine eyewitness reports, physical proof and Biblical accounts to uncover and defend the truth about who Jesus really is. During the VBS, they will Discover the truth of the gospel; Decide to believe it; and Defend the decision. The students will be members of D3, which is an investigative agency organized to discover if Jesus is really who He claims to be and to examine if the Bible is true. This VBS is unusual because it has an apologetics theme, because people not only need to know the Bible is true and that Jesus is God's one and only Son, but they need to know how to defend what they believe when someone asks them why they believe it. The fun will begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served each evening and last until 8:30 p.m. Kathy McCollum is the VBS Director for the First Baptist Church of Madison.

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There are some people who, quite frankly, are impossible to love. You cant dig deep enough, cant try hard enough, cant believe enough, and cant go far enough to make it happen. And Im not talking about the likes of Adolf Hitler and Charles Manson, either. If only a few such sinister creatures existed, then the world could sing together one great chorus of Kum Ba Ya, and move on to the Promised Land. No, the unlo vable are everywhere, and they are fairly normal people, not sinister monsters who challenge our capacity to love. Bosses, coworkers, in-laws; your rival on the field, in the boardroom, or in the marketplace; your ex-spouse. The guy who cut you off in traffic. The obnoxious mother at your kids Little League game. There are some real jerks in the world, and they arent too interested in becoming kinder, gentler, more loving people. The irony in all of this lack of love is that your personal ability to love others has nothing to do with them. And it has nothing to do with you. See, you cant make yourself love other people, and you cant make them more loveable. Real love, if it is love, comes from God. So, if the unlo vable people we encounter are going to be objects of any level of affection and Im not talking about hot, fiery emotion but genuine, gracious concern then love is something that God must do through us, to us, and for us and for others. Its not something we can produce on our own. Instead, we must get to know God better; be more receptive to the Divine; become more trusting of who God is and what God can do, and less confident in our own limited abilities. The more this relationship deepens, the more of Gods love we experience; and the more of Gods love we experience, then the more loving we become. So if we start with the source of love, rather than starting at a hoped for outcome and work backwards, we get what we really need, and we are empowered to become people who are patient, kind, and unselfish. We become the kind of people who, as the ancient Church Father Clement of Alexandria put it, practice being God, for God is love (as the Apostle John put it), and those who know God best love the deepest. But doesnt that seem counterintuitive to much of what we witness in the world of faith? Those who know God best love the deepest? This would appear not to be the case. To hear the tale told, those who know God best are those who are the most doctrinally entrenched, the most committed to their particular dogma, denominationalism or neo-puritanism. Those who claim to know God the best are often the most inflexible, stubborn, and most difficult with which to work. Those who are the most spiritual can simultaneously be the most ungracious and unloving. Yet, this is a horrible oxymoron, inconsistent with a genuine relationship with God. I interact with people all the time who think the solution to Christianitys contemporary troubles is more. We need more doctrinal statements; more declarations of what we believe, more clarification of right and wrong, more lines to determine who is in and who is out. I would agree that the answer is more, for sure. But it is more God, resulting in more love, and that will make the difference. The objections to such conclusions I hear all the time as well: If we only focus on love, well wander into all manner of error and heresy, some will say. Maybe. But we cannot ignore the fact that the greatest act of sacrilege has nothing to do with doctrine. The greatest act of sacrilege is the failure to love one another. We might have all of our doctrinal Ts crossed and our authoritative Is dotted, but if we arent allowing the love of God to flow through us to others, then we have a lot of practice still to do. Path of Faith 10B Madison County Carrier Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Practicing Love Let Us Share Your Upcoming VBS Events By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. Summer is almost here as children's eyes turn away from the clock in the classroom to the calendar. They anticipate the final bell to ring for the school year, signaling the beginning of summer and their vacation. One of the joys that children often experience during the summer is school itself only this is VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL. If your church is one of those churches who help put smiles on children by offering VBS, please email the information to jacob@jacobbembry.com or call him at (850) 673-8269 (if no answer, please leave a message) and he will be glad to put the information in The Path of Faith for you. Also, once your church is having VBS, if you will, snap a few photos and send them to Jacob, along with some information on the VBS, he will be glad to share them in The Path of Faith.

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Madison County Carrier Wednesday, June 4, 2014 11B Path of Faith Memory Of Bicentennial Summer: Wrapped In The Love Of God By Jacob Bembry Greene Publishing, Inc. The terry cloth towel serves to scrub off the water from a bath that washed away the dirt of a humid, sweltering, sweaty Monticello day. Theres nothing like the feel of being clean and the smell of Dial soap, mixed with Selsun Blue shampoo that thoroughly washed the locks of curls that so desperately need to be cut. Twelve years old, I get dressed in blue jeans, a t-shirt and my Converse All-Star sneakers, which are feeling tighter and tighter. As my shoes get smaller and smaller, I notice that I am getting taller and taller and the jeans threaten to show my ankles. Never mind that right now. Its Friday night and my family, who never goes out anywhere, is going out for the evening. We are going to the CA rally in Madison. CA stands for Christs Ambassadors and is a group aimed towards young people in the Assemblies of God churches. We attend the First Assembly of God in Monticello and our goal is to win the CA banner for having the most attendance of any church in the district at the meeting in Madison. My mind wasnt on the banner so much as it was on the refreshments which would be served after the CA rally and on the nervousness of being around people that I am not used to. Twelve years old, I am painfully shy, awkward and timid with a face full of pimples that show me no mercy or surcease, spreading out, making dots like points on a map or a connect-a-dot puzzle. The refreshments after the rally are aimed to please and they hit their target with me, as I enjoy the sandwiches and the homemade doughnuts. I briefly remember speaking to people, whom I had never met before, in passing. On the ride home, we listen to AM radio, most likely WCKY in Cincinnati, Ohio, which beams down a high-powered signal and plays country music, and occasional gospel from the Chuck Wagon Gang. As we go through Greenville, Daddy fiddles with the dial and picks up a shortwave radio signal that is identified by the lone, lonely sound of a mans voice as Greenville 2OR. As we approach the road where you can turn off to the south and go to Aucilla or head back to Bassetts Dairy on the north, Daddys voice begins singing the Grandpa Jones song, Eight More Miles to Louisville because a sign there proclaims Monticello is eight more miles away and instead of taking the road to the right, where the pavement ends in about a mile and becomes a hard dirt road, he goes on into Monticello. A turn at the Catholic church on Highway 90 brings us out to the Ashville Highway, where we head east for about three miles before we turn south on the road that knows no name at the time, but will be named Bassett Dairy Road, in the future. We arrive at the home, next to an old black graveyard in Monticello. Some may have thought of it as a shanty shack but I know it as my home. It's the beginning of Bicentennial summer. A month later, the United States will celebrate its two-hundredth birthday. I feel safe, being an American, surrounded by my family and wrapped in the unending love of God.

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