Madison County carrier

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

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

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University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
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All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
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oclc - 33599166
lccn - sn 96027683
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UF00067855:00443


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National Security Occasionally, I will begin writing an article for the following week and an intervening world event will cause me to switch gears. So it is with this week. The downing of another Malaysian Air jetliner, this time by a surface-to-air (SAM) missile over eastern Ukraine, has jumped to the forefront, so I’m delaying my planned article for another week. The history of military aviation is just a century old. As Isaac Newton predicted about nature, “for every action, there is an equal and opposing reaction,” so it is with aviation. Anti-aircraft defenses were invented to oppose attacking aircraft. Defensive pursuit aircraft and anti-aircraft artillery (AAA) were first on the scene to oppose attacking fighters and bombers. They held sway for a half century until the 1960s, when radar guided SAMs were introduced. U-2 spy pilot Gary Powers was shot down over the USSR by a SAM, but the missiles really became prominent a few years later during the Vietnam War. Today, attackers have to face an array of three levels of defense: fighters, SAMs, and AAA. Presum ably one day not far off, new defensive systems such as lasers will further complicate military aviation. The SAMs I faced over North Vietnam in 1972, not ably the SA-2 Guideline, are crude by today’s standards. The radar acquisition signal was a fairly wide broadband and relatively easy to pick up as was the terminal guidance signal. We carried a radar warning receiver (RWR) that could detect the signals and give us a rough idea where to look for the intercepting missile. We also carried electronic countermeasures equipment (ECM) that created confusion on the enemy radar screens as did chaff. The Vietnam War also gave us the Wild Weasel mission, specialty fighters that would seek out threat radars and shoot them with anti-radiation missiles (ARM) that would hone in on the emitting signals from the SAM site. To counteract that, the North Vietnamese employed optically guided SAMs that wouldn’t turn on their guidance radar until the last few seconds of flight. Remember, for every action, there is an equal and opposing reaction. Thank you, Isaac. When these measures failed, the success of evading a SAM was to see the missile and maneuver the jet (and pray that they didn’t shoot too many once). We would “take it down” meaning to unload the aircraft and gain energy (speed). The best place to position the incoming missile was at 10 or 2 o-clock relative to the nose. When the missile got to within a few seconds of intercept, we would break into the missile causing it to overshoot. Simply put, the last ditch maneuver was a game of high stakes chicken. Did I mention that the missile flew at three times the speed of sound? The missile wouldn’t actually have to hit to register a kill. The SA-2 warhead was huge (400 pounds) and had a proximity fuse. If it exploded within 200 feet of our aircraft, we were dead, or at least the aircraft was no longer flyable. One of the most exciting missile engagements I ever witnessed took place over the Gulf of Tonkin, just east of the North Vietnamese port of Dong Hoi. Our flight leader was being tracked by an incoming missile. To defeat the missile’s tracking solution, he was descending and turning toward the missile. He was down to 200 feet over the water when the missile impacted the water about a quarter mile behind him. The darn thing was as big as a telephone pole, flying at Mach 3. It made quite a splash. So much for my history lesson about SAMs of old; let me tell you what I think happened over the Eastern Ukraine with MH Flight 17. The aircraft was at cruise altitude flying about 550 knots on autopilot and the passengers might have been eating an inflight meal. The SAM that engaged the defenseless Boeing 777 was a SA-11 with a 24 mile range. Since the airliner was cruising at 33 thousand feet (5 miles), the airliner was probably right over the top of the SAM site when the missile exploded. I doubt if the pilots ever saw it coming since it likely approached from beneath. Even if they had seen it flying toward them, there wasn’t anything they could do to defeat the missile. They were sitting ducks. I doubt if the missile hit the aircraft directly from the photos I’ve seen. Pr obably the proximity fuse detonated the 150 pound warhead within a few hundred feet of passing the 777 and blew off a flight control surface such as a flap or even a wing. A new photograph indicates that shrapnel from the warhead penetrated the cockpit. The main crash site shows that most of the aircraft was intact when it struck the ground and ignited fuel burned the wreckage. There were 298 souls who lost their lives in this horrible tragedy including many children. The Russians are responsible. They supplied the SAM and trained the operators. Russia has been fomenting the unrest in the Eastern Ukraine and supplying the rebels with sophisticated heavy weapons like the SA-11. They’ve shot down civilian airliners like this before. Remember KAL 007 in 1983. That was a case of mistaken identity which is likely the cause of this disaster as well. Regardless of intentions, this destructive weapon was in the hands of reckless, irresponsible people.We’ve all heard the stories that our parents and grandparents would tell of how hard life was when they were young; having to walk to school, having to salt-pack food because there were no freezers, having to cover meat in lard in order to keep it from spoiling, having to milk the cow every morning for fresh milk to drink, and/or having to travel by mule for days to get to “market” to buy something they needed. Those stories never meant much to me when I was a kid. In fact, it did nothing but make my parents seem even older than what I thought they already were. But I watch today’s youth, and listen to the complaints of “how hard life is” and I just have to laugh. At my ripe old age of 45, just comparing my childhood to theirs seems insanely incomparable. I sat and came up with some points from the 1970’s and 1980’s vs. 2014. First and foremost The majority of today’s youth do not know what a hard day of work is. The majority of them come home from school and sit on the couch and watch TV or play their electronic games all night. The majority of them feel the world has come to an end if their parents make them get a job when they turn 16 or 18. In my household when we got home from school, regardless of our age, we worked. When work was nished, THEN you went home and you did your homework. IF there was time left over before bedtime, then you got to sit and watch TV. In my household we either worked at the ofce supply store, the newspaper, the farm, or were planting pine trees till dark. We didn’t have computers. We had to write everything longhand. We balanced our checkbooks via a paper statement, we paid our bills with a check and envelope, we did our business bookkeeping longhand on those 40column pads, we had to handwrite school term papers or type them on a typewriter (without a delete key – and we had to use correction tape and white-out). We didn’t have the Internet. If we wanted to know something, or write a school paper, we had to go to the library and search through encyclopedias. Of course, we couldn’t just use one source, so we had to get several different encyclopedias AND look up several books on the subject too by using the card catalog and searching through thousands of books to nd that one book. We didn’t have satellites and cable television. We had ONE channel – Channel 6. Some of the lucky people got channels 6 and 10; and if you were really lucky, you got Channel 27 on good days (but possibly by putting aluminum foil on the rabbit ears to get it – and then you still had to watch the station through the “snow”). If the President was on that night – he was on all three stations; and the Jerry Lewis Telethon – that made television unwatchable for 24 hours. We didn’t have 100 plus channels to switch between. Which leads in to “Where is the remote?” As children, we didn’t have a remote. If you were one of the lucky households to have two or three channels and you wanted to see something different, you GOT UP and went and changed channels yourself; and of course, we children were always “the remote” for our parents. Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon didn’t exist. We got cartoons on Saturday mornings ONLY. We waited all week just to watch Bugs Bunny, the Roadrunner, the Smurfs, Scooby Doo and Speed Buggy. We didn’t have email, texting, unlimited long distance or Facebook. If we wanted to talk to somebody, we had to write them a letter – with a pen and piece of paper. Then we had to put it in the envelope, go to the post ofce, buy a stamp and mail it. Then it would take a week to get to them, a few days for them to write back, and a week for them to mail it back to us. If we wanted to talk to someone on the telephone, long distance, our parents would time us so that the phone call wouldn’t cost them a fortune. And many houses had party-lines and had to share the phone lines. We didn’t have cell phones. If we left the house, we just didn’t get to talk to any of our friends, until we came back home (and that was after school, work, and homework was nished). We didn’t have PlayStation, Xbox or Wii. We had Atari with about two games; Asteroids and Space Invaders. No high resolution graphics, no killing other people, no digital surround sound. We shot at rocks or aliens, in black and white, and it was the same game over and over and over and over. We didn’t have PSP’s, IPhones, Gameboys, IPads or IPods to play with in the car, on road trips; and we sure didn’t have portable or built-in DVD players in the car to watch movies on. We actually had to read a book, talk with the family or play games like: searching for every alphabet letter on billboards and signs, trying to nd all 50 states on car tags, or playing the “I’m going on a trip” game. When things got really boring on a long road trip we could always revert to singing “100 bottles of beer on the wall.” We didn’t have IPods to download thousands of songs onto. We had 45 and 33 1/3 RPM records, which we had to be very careful with as to not scratch them or we could never hear that song all the way through again. We had 8-track tapes and then cassette tapes. If we wanted to hear a particular song then we had to hit the fast forward button, click play, click fast forward, click play, click fast forward, click play…oops too far… click rewind, click play, click rewind, click play. But, the worst of it all was when your tape got “eaten” by the player. The tape would wrap around the player and we would spend 30 minutes very carefully unwinding the mess from the player and then keeping the tape straight as we would roll it back into the cassette with a pencil. If we didn’t have an 8track or cassette with a song we wanted then we had to call it in to the radio station and sit by the radio all day with our tape recorder, ready to mash “record” when the song nally came on; and then the DJ would usually talk during the rst part of the song and ruin it. We didn’t have the luxury of complaining about our household chores with sayings such as “I don’t want to load/unload the dishwasher.” “I don’t want to unload the dryer”… we didn’t have dishwashers and dryers; we actually had to wash dishes by hand and hang clothes on a clothesline. And there was no such thing as calling HRS if our parents spanked us. If we did wrong, we got beat for it. If we did wrong at school, then the principal beat us and when we got home we would get beat again. Discipline was actually accepted back then and was considered a good thing. The saying, “it takes a village to raise a child” was alive and well because all of our friends’ parents had permission to beat us if we did wrong at their house, also. As I sit here, in my “mid-life” age, I might not have had to walk to school “uphill in the snow, both ways” but I think my life was pretty dang “hard” compared to what today’s youth is “suffering” through. And if you think your kids don’t think you’re too old as it is, turn on some black and white re-runs of Andy Grifth or Lucile Ball and see what kind of looks they give you then. But I might add, those sort of shows will ALWAYS be so much better than the garbage they put on television now-a-days. Until then….see you around the town.www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, July 23, 2014 2 € Madison County CarrierVIEWPOINTS& OPINIONS Emerald Greene Publisher Joe Boyles Guest Columnist Emerald's Gem Box Washington Teens Call Police After Strange Man Refuses To Leave Couch Or Stop Drinking Whiskey Woman Posted Sel“es In Stolen Dress A Washington man who was making himself right at home on a stranger's couch was arrested for investigation of criminal trespassing after he refused to leave the cushy piece of furniture or stop slugging whiskey. George Martin is accused of somehow getting into a Spokane Valley home and scaring two teens who walked in to nd him sitting watching television and drinking "from a large bottle of whiskey." Police investigating the theft of clothing and jewelry from a southern Illinois boutique say they arrested a woman after she posted Facebook photos of herself wearing one of the stolen items.Yesteryear vs. TodaySAM

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AROUNDMADISONCOUNTY www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, July 23, 2014 3 € Madison County Carrier Community CalendarJuly 26 Madison County Memorial Hospital will have its grand opening on Saturday, July 26 beginning at 10 a.m. and to continue until 1 p.m. Tours of the new hospital, hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be available. Everyone is invited to attend! July 26 LifeSong will be in concert at Pinetta First United Methodist Church on Saturday, July 26, at 6 p.m. Admission is free. A love offering will be received during the concert. For more information, please call (850) 973-0665. 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) 2900413, (850) 973-5779 or ben.white@madisonmail.us August 5 Divine Events, 5806 N.E. Colin Kelly Hwy., is hosting a free CLA Estate Planning Workshop, Tuesday, Aug. 5, beginning at 9:30 a.m., providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning. You will receive a workbook and gain useful information you can act upon immediately. CLA Estate Services is a rm devoted to assisting area residents in protecting their assets and ensuring their money lasts. Seating is limited; please call 1-866-2528721 to conrm your attendance. We hope the information presented will help you have a better understanding of your planning choices. For more information, contact Beth Morphis, Data Research Assistant 903-567-2400 ext. 110. August 9 It's time again for the annual “Back to School – Stay In School Explosion” at the NFCC Fitness Center, Saturday, Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.. Sponsored by the Madison Prevention Coalition and its community partners, the Madison County Department of Health and Tobacco Free Madison, “Back to School – Stay in School” is a fun community event that brings business leaders, public ofcials, churches and community volunteers together to make sure Madison County school children get the resources they need to succeed in school. Parents or guardians are encouraged to bring their children to receive free school supplies. Registration is required at the door, and supplies are limited, but they will given away while they last, along with free food and entertainment for a fun and festive atmosphere (to give you an idea of how many people attended last year's event, volunteers grilled and gave away nearly 2000 hot dogs). There will also be information booths with everything parents need to know about getting their children ready for the 2014-2015 school year. For business and community leaders who would like to help with monetary donation, school supplies or food, checks can be made out to “HPPI – Madison” and all donations can be dropped off at the Chamber of Commerce, 248 Range Avenue. All sponsors and donors will be recognized in a media release/newspaper story following the event. For more information, including nding out how you can volunteer and participate in the event, contact Jerome Wyche at (850) 464-0196 or Lamar Tookes at (850) 673-9116. August 17 Thursday, August 21, MAT & FRAME WORKSHOP, hosted by Branford Camera Club members, with special guest from HARMON'S PHOTO LABS in Gainesville. This workshop will be held at the Hatch Park Community Center and is designed to improve our presentation skills in preparation for our Fall Photo Show in October. Participation in both the workshop and the Fall Photo Show are open to the public, so let one of the members listed below know if you'd like a to participate in either event: Carolyn Hogue, Program Chair, (386) 935-2044; Rob Wolfe, Publicity Chair, (386) 362-6771; Esta Eberhardt, Creative Consultant, Captured Memories by Esta, (386) 623-011; Gary Kueppers, Technical Consultant, (386) 362-6957; Skip Weigel, Technical Consultant, (386) 935-1382. The Branford Camera Club meets on the 3rdThursday of each month, with an occasional exception, for the purpose of sharing, learning, and enjoying all things photographic. We are an eclectic group with experiences ranging from complete novice to consummate professional. The only requirement for membership is a keen interest in photography; there are no membership fees. Please join us. Visit our Facebook page at Branford Camera Club. of thePicturesPast Obituary Connie Louise SealsOn Thursday, July 17, God called home Connie Louise Seals, after a seven year battle with cancer. She was a loving daughter, sister, mother and grandmother. A light has gone out,without so much as a icker, and all we have left are the precious memories of how brightly it burned and the warmth it gave us. Connie leaves behind three children: Jennifer L. Sump (Robert Sump) of Milton Fl.; Joseph J. Seals (Kelley Seals) of Santa Rosa Beach, Fl.; and Frances Scott of Madison. Five grandchildren: Taylor Seals, Weslie Scott, Summer Seals, Robbie Sump and Andrew Sump. Three siblings: Barbara Lawson, Jimmy Nichols and Joe Nichols. Connie also leaves behind a loving niece, Danielle N. Ray (Chris Ray); a dearly loved companion, Dennis Ballek; and a best friend of over 30 years, Sharon Shadrick. She is preceded by her parents: James and Edna Seals; two sisters: Carmelita and Judith Seals; a brother, Danny Nichols and brother-inlaw, Raymond Lawson. Connie was born in San Diego, Calif., on March 28, 1957. She grew up in the Keys, Naples and Madison, Florida. She moved to Milton in 1990, where she has resided since. Connie worked in the medical eld for over 30 years. She was the rst female E.M.T. for the Madison County Sheriff’s Department, a Registered Nurse, the House Supervisor, the Medical Director for Santa Rosa Medical Center and later the Medical Director. Connie worked in many medical facilities, including nursing homes, Sacred Heart Hospital, Moonlighting Nurses on Call and Santa Rosa Medical Center. Nursing was her passion and it was her mission in life to take care of the sick. Connie loved life, she was always the life of the party. Connie loved to ride her Harley Davidson every chance she got. Connie was a member of the Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.). She was the president of the Northwest Florida Chapter of the Ladies of Harley as well as a member of the Ladies of the Confederacy. She loved the water, whether it was shing, swimming or just collecting sea shells. Connie was happy just being near the water. Connie even dabbled a little in the making of novelties with sea shells. She was our mother and the center of our world. We will miss her more than words could ever express. We know that she was in pain and has suffered for many years. We will cherish the time that we had with her. We will always have the memories of our mother. Connie always told us kids that when she passed, that we should not be sad, but happy for her. John 14:27-29 says: Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: Not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father; for my Father is greater than I. And now I have told you before it come to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye might believe. Services were held at Pine Grove Baptist Church in Madison. The viewing was from 12:45 p.m. until 1:45 p.m., and the service at 2 p.m., on Monday, July 21.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. M e e t Y o u r L o c a l F i r e f i g h t e rW a l l y D a v i s Title : Cherry Lake Volunteer Fire and Rescue Firefighter and President Hometown: Madison Why He Chose Firefighting: To help people in their time of need and to give back to this great country we all love.Ž How Long He Has Volunteered: 30 plus years. Favorite Book: Tenth Legion by Tom Kelley. Favorite Quote: Dont try to be a success in life. Be of value to others.Ž Favorite Music: Gospel and country music. Favorite TV Channel: RFD Farm Channel. I enjoy the ag-farm specials like National FFA. Favorite Sport: Turkey hunting and taking our youth on these hunts.Ž Hero: All the past, present and future military members. Without their service, we would not have our freedoms.Ž Hobbies: Gardening and youth outreach events. Day Job: Retired. Family: Wife and two children. Sum Yourself Up: Humble, caring of others and I like to help anyone in need.Ž State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://oridamemory.com/items/show/132626 1935 Myrtice Woodard and John Austin Woodard Blue Springs, Madison County, Florida.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday July 23, 2014Madison County Carrier € 5 Joe P. Burns Funeral Homes OUR NEW FACILITY IS OPENPre-Need Planning Also Available WE INVITE EVERYONE TO STOP BY AND VISIT OUR NEWLY RENOVATED FACILITY(The Former Historic V an H. Priest Office)323SE Lakeshore Dr. € Madison € 32340(850)973-1337www.joepburnsfuneralhomes.com Now Serving The Families Of Madison County Bu rns Fu neral Ho m e Co m ing To Madison Photo SubmittedSteve Green's family gathers for a portrait near their home on Old Blue Springs Road sometime in the 1930s. 1. Green's great-gr eat-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Toole; 2. Lawrence and Pattie Toole Green, his great-grandparents; 3. L.M. Green, his grandfather; 4. Lonnie and Cordie M iss CordieŽ Welch, his great-uncle and great-aunt.By Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.For quite some time, Madison residents near Lake Francis have been seeing the construction equipment near the old Van H. Priest warehouse building near the Madison Woman's Club, watching the gradual transformation from vacant commercial building to the newest location for the Taylor County-based Joe P. Burns Funeral Home. The transformation of the red-brick building, which dates back to the early 20thcentury, is a project that has been about 18 months in the making, when Burns Funeral Home rst approached the City of Madison for permission to open their newest location there. Once the project was approved, it took about 12 months of construction work to shape the building into a serene and gracious place for grieving families to make nal arrangements for their loved ones. For Steve Green, one of the owners and funeral directors, it is also about "coming home." His grandfather grew up in Lee, right off of Old Blue Springs Road. His father's grandmother was Pattie Toole, a schoolteacher who later married Lawrence Green, and whose sister, Steve Green's great-great Aunt Cordie Toole Welch, was also a long-time school teacher in the Lee area, known to everyone as "Miss Cordie" or "Aunt Cordie." In fact, Miss Cordie was proclaimed "Ms. Lee" by the Town of Lee in 2001, when she was 94 years old. Her two sons, Billy and Burton Welch, are also well known and well-remembered by Lee residents. Pattie Toole's father, Green's great-greatgrandfather, was William Jackson "W.J." Toole, known affectionately to most of his descendents as "Grandpa Jack." A member of Macedonia Baptist Church since 1869, he passed away in the fall of 1937 and was buried in the church cemetery. W.J. Toole was the son of John J. Toole, who served in the Civil War and is buried in Oakridge, Va. During the Great Depression, some branches of the family migrated toward the central part of the state, following any available jobs, while other relatives remained in Madison County. Green is related to the Welch and Toole families who still live there. On the Green side of the family, Green traces the family back to his great-great-great-great grandfather Jacob Green, an Irish immigrant who immigrated to South Carolina in 1776. His son Lewis moved to Hamilton County sometime around 1840, and eventually acquired over 100 acres of land between the Suwannee and Withlacoochee Rivers, as noted by a document signed by President James K. Polk. Jacob also moved down to Hamilton County in the 1840s, and both men are buried at the fork of the rivers in unmarked graves. The graves and the land are now part of the Suwannee River State Park. Green had wanted to come back to Madison for some time, when he spotted the old Van H. Priest building in November 2012. He immediately fell in love with both the building and the gorgeous location beside the lake. Wanting to keep a sense of the area's history, he and Tommy Murrow, co-owner in the business who is also a funeral director, tried to stay true to the circa 1920s time period. "Our hearts were set on restoring the building," said Green. Details like the pressed-copper ceiling in the lobby, the shape of the chandeliers, the restored antique furniture in the lobby and the visitation rooms, all harken back to that period, or earlier. He is very aware of the history surrounding the location, when a railroad line ran right through what is now the parking lot (they found old railroad spikes when they put the parking lot in), and there was possibly an ice plant on the other side. He is planning an Open House and Dedication on August 12, beginning with a ribbon cutting at noon. He wants the Open House to be several hours so people can come by at their leisure. "I want them to be able to come inside and look around and get to know us," he said. "For me, this has always been a special place. I wanted to come back here and establish my family history again." Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, July 10, 2014In the lobby of the Joe P. Burns Funeral Home are Karen Welch (seated) family service and preneed counselor, Steve Green, back left, (owner and funeral director) and Tommy Murrow, back right, (owner and funeral director).

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Story SubmittedThe Jefferson/Madison/Taylor Team of Big Bend Hospice is seeking volunteers to provide respite, companionship and care for our patients and families. Volunteers ll not only a Medicare requirement for the operation of Big Bend Hospice, they play a vital role in the quality of care received by those who have entrusted us to care for their loved one who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness. Our patient/family volunteers provide services that allow the caregiver the opportunity to go buy groceries, to take care of nal arrangements, or to simply sit on the front porch and catch their breath. Some caregivers choose to stay at home while a volunteer is in the home and some take this opportunity to take care of things outside the home. Volunteers will often sit with patients and just listen. We often have situations where the caregiver and the patient are the only ones living in the home and our volunteers provide much needed respite for the caregiver who is alone and providing care 24/7. Licensed since 1983, Big Bend Hospice provides expert health care, encouragement, hope, compassion and companionship to people with a life-limiting illness, so that they can complete personal goals and nd spiritual and emotional peace. If you would like to volunteer, request bereavement services or request more information about our services, please call 850-878-5310 or visitwww.bigbendhospice.org.AROUNDMADISONCOUNTY6 € Madison County Carrierwww.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, July 23, 2014 This machine represents the latest in digital mammogram technology, including an extraordinary feature. It is equipped with Computer Aided Detection, a technology that pinpoints risk areas invisible to the human eye. You might expect to find this state of the art digital technology in Tallahassee, Valdosta, or Gainesville. However, this advanced technology is now in Madison at the all new Madison County Memorial Hospital. PATIENTS ACCEPTED AT NEW HOSPITAL, FRIDAY, AUGUST 1, 2014 For you, above all else, prosperity and healthŽ 3 John 1:2 Like us on Facebook; www.facebook.com/madisoncountymemorialhospital Frontline technology, caregivers for the entire family. Madison County Memorial Hospital, redefining rural healthcare. GRAND OPENING CEREMONY, JULY 26, 10:00 AM, 224 Crane Avenue, Madison Special Guest Speaker, Congressman Ted Yoho Special Guest MC, Frank Ranicky, WCTV VoteHoward B. Pickels For County Commissioner District 4HONESTY INTEGRITY COMMITMENT -Fresh Ideas € New Talent € Professional Training € In Leadership Problem Resolution € Experience Strong Negotiator € Howard sees the needs of Madison County and is ready to work to correct those needs. He has fresh ideas with awesome talents in making much needed changes. He knows how to use the leadership skills to get things done and resolve the issues at hand. Give Howard a chance to work for you, share your issues/concerns with Howard. howard_pickels@hotmail.comLike His page on facebook: www.facebook.com/hpickelsPolitical Advertisement Paid For And Approved By Howard H. Pickels For County Commissioner District 4 Dr. Blaine Payne Addresses Kiwanis ClubBy Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.When asked if being a doctor named "Payne" ever garnered any comments, Dr. Theresa Blaine Payne replied that it could be a challenge sometimes, but that her father-in-law, who was a dentist, faced an even bigger challenge. Kiwanis Club member Edith Day stated that it was "the grandest thing" to have both the new hospital about to open and a new doctor who would be seeing patients there as well as being the practice medical director for the Family First Wellness Clinic that has just moved into a bigger facility in the old senior citizens center. "For too long we've gotten by with just minimal physical care," said Day. Dr. Payne also felt that it was an auspicious time to be arriving on the scene, with a new hospital opening and the Family First Wellness Clinic settling into its new space. She took a few moments to praise the "home-grown team" of Gina Sapp and Miki Richardson, and what they had accomplished for the citizens of Madison. When the hospital decided to close the Four Freedoms Clinic for budget reasons, Sapp and Richardson bought the practice and turned it into the Family First Wellness Clinic. They were so successful, they outgrew their original location, so they bought and revamped the old senior citizen's building. "They now employ eight people who have lived in Madison ten years or more," said Payne, and contributing to the health care and economic sides of the county. "In trying to keep health care revitalized, we need vibrant in-patient and out-patient care. I have to brag on our nurse practitioners, because they have done a lion's share." In addition to seeing patients in the hospital, she said she would be seeing patients in the clinic, in nursing homes, and also those patients who are homebound. In rural medicine, home visits are very necessary, especially in geriatrics. She needs to do at least one visit just to make sure the home is safe and to learn who the patient's back-up is. Are there neighbors who come by and check on him from time to time? Are there any family members in the home or nearby? Does everyone have her number handy so they can call if something is wrong? Dr. Payne grew up in Pensacola, and said that, after several years of being away, she and her husband were excited to be moving back to North Florida. "It's home," she said. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, July 17, 2014Dr. Theresa Blaine Payne, a recent guest speaker at the Madison Kiwanis Club, receives a certi“cate of appreciation from Kiwanis Club President Diane Head. Dr. Payne will be seeing patients at the hospital, at nursing homes and in their own homes. She is also the medical director for the Family First Wellness Clinic.Kim Washington Receives Ofcial Thanks From Lions Club Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, July 15, 2014Lithographer Kim Washington, a good friend of Lions Club member Tom Moffses, has been helping the club out for quite a while now by printing all their certi“cates free of charge, so the Club would have professional-looking certi“cates to give to people being honored or recognized in some way. Tuesday, Washington got an award of her own from the Lions Club, in appreciation for everything she has done. She was a special guest at the July 15 meeting, where Vice President Tom Moffses and President Tim Dunn presented her with a plaque and a couple of gift cards to thank her of“cially for all her hard work. I've enjoyed doing it,Ž she said. Pictured left right are: Moffses, Washington and Dunn. BIG BEND HOSPICE NEEDS VOLUNTEERS

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By Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.Born June 27, 1880, in Tuscumbia, Ala., Helen Keller could see and hear normally until she was stricken with a fever and illness at age 18 months, an illness so severe that left her blind and deaf. With the invaluable help of an exceptional teacher, Anne Sullivan, she broke through the world of darkness and isolation at age seven, learning to communicate with sign language and read braille. A few years later, she had even learned to speak. She was the first deaf-blind person ever to earn a bachelor of arts degree and went on to become a world famous writer, lecturer and political activist who counted among her friends such notables as Mark Twain, Charlie Chaplin and Alexander Graham Bell. As a tireless advocate for people with disabilities, she became one of the most noted humanitarians of the 20thcentury, credited with changing the way Americans viewed the disabled. In 1921, she began the American Foundation for the Blind, having discovered through research that many forms of blindness were preventable, and campaigned against dangerous and unhealthy labor conditions that sometimes led to blindness among workers. In 1925, she attended the Lions Club International Convention in Cedar Point, Ohio, and challenged Lions to become “knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness.” Below are some excerpts from her speech: “What I offer you is full of splendid opportunities for service...” “The American Foundation for the Blind is only four years old. It grew out of the imperative needs of the blind, and was called into existence by the sightless themselves. It is national and international in scope and in importance. It represents the best and most enlightened thought on our subject that has been reached so far. Its object is to make the lives of the blind more worthwhile everywhere by increasing their economic value and giving them the joy of normal activity....” “The opportunity I bring to you, Lions, is this: To foster and sponsor the work of the American Foundation for the Blind. Will you not help me hasten the day when there shall be no preventable blindness; no little deaf, blind child untaught; no blind man or woman unaided? I appeal to you Lions, you who have your sight, your hearing, you who are strong and brave and kind. Will you not constitute yourselves Knights of the Blind in this crusade against darkness?” The Lions Club accepted her challenge and their work ever since has included sight programs aimed at preventable blindness.AROUNDMADISONCOUNTY www.greenepublishing.com Madison County Carrier € 7 Wednesday, July 23, 2014 B u s i n e s s C a r d D i r e c t o r y BAILEY MONUMENT CO 740252 PICKLESANDSONSWELDINGANDFABRICATIONHELDGRANDOPENING Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Cheltsie Kinsley, July 19, 2014Ethan Pickles had a great turn out to celebrate the opening of his new business, Pickles and Sons Welding and Fabrication. Many people came to the shop between the hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., to enjoy hotdogs, boiled peanuts and sodas. Pictured front row, left to right are: Laredo Pickles, Karen Pickles, David Paulk, Lester Wetherington and Ethan Pickles. Shown in the back row, left to right are: Troy Pickles, Jeffery Hamrick, Brynne Wetherin gton, Shane Collins and Leo Pickles.By Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. Pickles and Sons Welding and Fabrication held its grand opening on Saturday, July 19 and served hotdogs, boiled peanuts and soda. The event had a good turn out despite the rain. Pickles and Sons business opened on Monday, July 14. It is owned and operated by Ethan Pickles, a Madison resident. Pickles and Sons is open Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m., and the rate for shop work is $40 an hour and the rate for mobile welding is $60 an hour with a minimum of two hours. Pickles and Sons Welding and Fabrication is located at 1415 South SR 53 and can be contacted at (850) 464-7043. You can call and set up an appointment or walk-ins are welcomed. Helen Keller And The Lions Club International

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By Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.Acheerful heart is good like medicine, but a broken spirit drieth up the bones. ” Proverbs 17:22 “Thank God for music,” said Master of Ceremonies Timothy McCray, referencing the quote from Proverbs as the Madison County Boys Choir “Diamonds and Denim” Banquet got underway. Music, he added, plays a big part in the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation. Music has called people to worship and sent them to war. Music cheers the sorrowful, shouts with the joyful and the cheerful of heart, and sings praises to the Lord. “Music is a wonderful metaphor for the church,” said McCray. “We may all sing different notes, but we sing the same song. Great music will ll this house tonight. Feel free to sing along and dance.” The “Diamonds and Denim” Banquet, with the Madison County Boys Choir and the Roberson family performing to recorded songs as various singing groups, brought back memories for many and entertained the house, garnering a standing ovation at one point. The performance concluded with the entire ensemble onstage for two nal numbers, That's What Friends Are Forand We Are The World.“God bless Madison County,” McCray concluded. “And God bless America.” www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, July 23, 2014 8 € Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Diamonds And DenimŽ Line-Up Plays To A Packed House Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, July 14, 2014The Temptations tempted the audience with several favorites, including The Way You Do The Things You Do Papa Was A Rolling Stone and My Girl Left to right are: Xaviar Dobson, Jaylon Reaves, Breon Seabrooks, JaBryan Butler and Desmond J. Roberson, Sr.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, July 14, 2014The Diamonds and Denim Banquet opens with the Andrews Sisters performing one of their biggest hits of WWII, The Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Of Company B Left to right are: Aliyah, Jamilah and Tammy Roberson.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, July 14, 2014Dancin'...dancin'...dancin'...machine!Ž The Jackson Five takes the stage with (left to right): Lajarius Bryant, Dontavious Stevenson, Desmond Roberson, Jr., Jorden Bowles and Jaylon Reeves.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, July 14, 2014Desmond Roberson, Jr., goes solo with Michael Jackson's Billy Jean.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, July 14, 2014Ike and Tina Turner (Desmond Roberson, Sr. and Tammy Roberson, shown left) round out the show with Proud Mary and What's Love Got To Do With It.

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By Lynette NorrisGreene Publishing, Inc.Growing up in Indiana, just east of Columbus, Ohio, Sidney Johnson had always dreamed of being a professional railroad man, studying engineering in college toward that goal, and working his way through school by getting his pilot's license, delivering new airplanes for Piper out of Florida and flying shipments of surfboards on the weekends. As he told his story to the Rotary Club, it seemed that everything about his life was something a little larger than life and definitely out of the ordinary. After college, he served in Vietnam, and then was recruited by the NSA to work with White House communications, but recruitment didn't mean an automatic “in.” The selection process he went through was long and involved, including a background check “that went all the way back to your fourth grade teacher,” he told the club. After such microscopic investigations and an intense screening process that included question after question after question about personal history and habits, very personal queries about every aspect of life imaginable, the initial group of about 140 recruits had dwindled down to three. However, he made it through, and was assigned to the White House to provide the radio, telephone and cryptography service for President Nixon wherever he went. He was the one who would set up the only two microphones allowed at the podium, that would provide feeds to the press. The reason for the restriction was the president's safety. Large, tube-shaped devices pointed directly at the face could easily conceal something dangerous, so anything allowed that close to Commander-in-Chief was going to be equipment the Secret Service owned, operated, inspected and set up themselves, especially during that time of the Vietnam controversy, riots, street marches and social unrest. Any trips the president undertook required days, or maybe weeks of meticulous planning and preparation, everything from mapping out motorcade routes, to knowing where to find the right type of fuel at each stop for Air Force One, to assessing speaking location for security purposes, to setting up the radio network for the Secret Service, to inspecting the hotels where the president and his entourage would be staying, to knowing where the hospitals were located and planning out routes to get there. “It was not something that could be done in one day,” he said One the highlights of his White House job was his trip around the world with Vice President Spiro Agnew in 42 days. In 1972, his military service was up, but despite being heavily recruited by the NSA to stay on, he left the White House world to pursue his dream of working with the railroads, something he would do for the next 35 years. However, it was anything but a settled life. He and his wife Jeri moved on average about once every 18 months, and their son grew up in cities all over the U.S. “The railroad company thought nothing of telling you on Friday afternoon about your new job in another town Monday morning,” he said. During his 35-year-career with the railroads, he saw a lot of changes, mostly in the form of mergers. In 1965, there were 47 railroad companies; today, there are only five large lines left. In fact, it was because of a merger that he was able to retire at age 54. However, in spite of all the moving around the country he had already done, he still wanted to travel. With their son now grown, he and his wife began traveling all around the world and visited every single continent, including the Mongolian Mountains and nine trips to Africa. But even after seeing the wonders of the world, he has a fondness for the railroad days, attending a railroad convention every year in Terre Haute, Indiana. “That's the neat thing about Rotary,” said Pete Bucher, Rotary Club President, after Johnson concluded his presentation. “Everybody has a unique story of who they are.” www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, July 23, 2014Madison County Carrier € 9AROUNDMADISONCOUNTY New Rotary Member Sidney Johnson Has Extraordinary Life Story Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Lynette Norris, July 9, 2014Sidney Johnson, who recently joined the Madison rotary Club, tells the members a little about his life as a White House communications engineer, railroad man and a world traveler.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10 € Madison County CarrierSCHOOL *All loans subject to credit approval. Additional terms available. Other terms and conditions may apply. Ask a banker for detai ls. ^Annual Percentage Rate (APR)Keep your business moving with our 4x4 Equipment Loan*: New or Used Equipment Financing Available $25,000 Minimum Loan Four-Year Term with Fixed Rates as low as 4% APR^ Quick Approval Process Call your Capital City Banker to apply today. 343 West Base St. | 973.4161 www.ccbg.com FINANCING FOR NEW & USED FARMING EQUIPMENT School Dress Codes In Madison CountyBy Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc.Students attending Kindergarten8thgrade in Madison County must wear shirts with or without collars, school t-shirts and button down shirts. All shirts must be solid in color. There are no logos allowed unless the logo is of Madison County School District sponsored activities, clubs or sports. All Kindergarten-8thgrade students may wear jeans, blue or black in color, khaki or dark pants, shorts or skorts. This applies to Lee Elementary School, Pinetta Elementary School, Greenville Elementary School and Madison County Central School. Madison County High School students must abide by the school’s dress code but does not have a school uniform. The dress code states that no logos are allowed unless the logo is of Madison County School District sponsored activities, clubs or sports. Clothing must not expose the torso or midriff on either the front, back or sides. Tops that are prohibited are: halter tops, tube tops, backless dresses or tops, spaghetti straps, tank tops, one strap or shoulder tops and strapless tops. All necklines must be modest. Dresses, shorts and skirts must be mid-toknee length. The Madison County Excel Alternative Education Center uniform is a solid colored navy, black or khaki pants with belt loops and a black or brown belt. The shirt must have a collar and sleeves in the color of white, gray, black, maroon or blue. The shirt must be tucked in at all times. Black or white sneakers or other black or brown enclosed at shoes must be worn with socks. For information about the dress code, the document is online at http://portal.madison.k12..us/ James Madison Preparatory High School’s dress code includes shirts that must have a collar or are ofcial JMPHS spirit wear. The shirt’s must have short or long sleeves and cover the chest, cleavage and midriff. Shirts must not contain inappropriate or vulgar graphics or words. Pants, shorts, skirts and dresses must be worn at waist level. Pants must include a properly sized belt. Shorts, skirts and dresses must be mid-toknee length or longer. Flip-ops and slippers are not allowed. Portable Classrooms A Necessity As MCHS Renovation Project BeginsSubmitted By Madison County Superintendent Doug BrownThe Madison County School District has been awarded funding to begin a $16.8 million renovation project at Madison County High School. The renovations will take place over a period of two years and require some dislocation of students from regular classrooms to portable buildings during portions of the project. A total of sixteen portable buildings will be placed on the east side of the school to accommodate students during Phase I of the project. Certain classes will meet in the portables commencing with the 2014-15 school year that begins on Monday, August 18. “Although placing students in portable buildings is not ideal, we ask parents and students to understand that doing so is necessary to complete the renovation. When students step into the newly renovated MCHS, we believe they will be happy to have spent time in portables,” said MCHS principal Ben Killingsworth. The renovation project will be addressed by school personnel at the MCHS Open House scheduled for Thursday, August 14 at 6 p.m. Parents and students are urged to attend. Superintendent Doug Brown said the District has saved significantly by utilizing previously used portable buildings instead of purchasing new units. The savings will allow greater amounts of funding to be directed to the renovation of the existing facility. District and school officials have also developed safety plans and will conduct safety drills to ensure that all students and staff are familiar with changes required by location in the portable buildings. “We realize this is a bit of an inconvenience and a significant change for students and faculty, but we will make sure that safety and security of students is maintained,” said Brown. Phase I of the renovation will focus on the north portion of the MCHS complex with other areas of the facility to be addressed in subsequent phases. When the renovation is complete, students will enjoy much improved classroom spaces, a remodeled cafeteria, and a host of infrastructure improvements. A new roof and enhanced entry points will be among the most noticeable changes to the exterior of the complex. Regular renovation updates will be posted to the District and MCHS web pages. NFCC Minority Leadership Program Accepting ApplicationsNorth Florida Community College’s Minority Leadership Program is currently accepting scholarship applications from Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee and Taylor County residents who qualify for the program and plan to attend NFCC this fall. The application deadline is Monday, Aug. 4. Fall classes begin Aug. 25. The program promotes academic achievement, civic engagement and personal enrichment among scholarship recipients. Those selected for the program receive partial tuition, two-year academic scholarships to NFCC and are required to meet program requirements including maintaining a 2.5 GPA, attending academic seminars, being actively involved in learning and service activities, and meeting with an academic advisor or campus mentor at least twice a semester. In addition to scholarships, participants receive valuable guidance to help them succeed and grow academically and individually. Students learn about leadership, building stronger communities and how to address important social, cultural, economic and health related issues while in the program. They are empowered to become leaders on campus and in their own communities and are encouraged to be role models for future participants of the program. The community also plays an important role in the program. Applicants are required to have letters of recommendation from an organization or individual when applying to the program and that organization or individual will be asked to mentor and support the applicant during his or her rst year at NFCC. Community members or businesses are invited to support the program nancially or by volunteering time so that more students can be offered scholarships and educational opportunities in the future. The NFCC Minority Leadership Program is a resource for area minority students to further their education and to grow academically and individually. NFCC strives to offer all students the opportunity to succeed in college and in life and has many resources, scholarship and nancial aid opportunities available. Applications for the NFCC Minority Leadership Program are available at www.nfcc.edu (keyword Minority Leadership) or by contacting Clyde Alexander at (850) 9731609 or email alexanderc@nfcc.edu. Deadline to apply is Aug. 4. For more information on other NFCC scholarship opportunities visit www.nfcc.edu (keyword scholarships) or contact the NFCC Foundation ofce at (850) 973-9423 or Foundation@nfcc.edu. Application Deadline For Fall Term 2014 Is Monday, August 4

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The Bible Deliverance Church in Madison will be holding a Kid's Crusade on Sunday, July 27, through Wednesday, July 30, with David and Rusty, a gospel ventriloquist team. Sunday morning service will begin at 10:45 a.m., Sunday evening at 5 p.m., and week night events will begin at 7 p.m. The gospel message will be presented nightly in a funny, exciting, yet challenging way. Attenders will also enjoy fun games and prizes. All ages are welcome. The theme for the four-day event is "Heaven's Dynasty," inspired by the hit TV Show Duck Dynasty. Children are encouraged to wear camo, although it's not required. The David & Rusty duet is made of Gospel Singing Ventriloquist David Mac Meeken, and his small witty wooden partner, Rusty. In 1965, David & Rusty presented their very rst concert. David & Rusty have brought a lot of laughter to audiences across America (along with David & Jill's Happy Southern Gospel style singing) through their personal appearances in Churches of all denominations as well as at retreats, gospel concerts, theme parks, dinner shows, cruise ships, campgrounds and on television and radio, as they share the good news that Christ is the answer. David & Rusty, along with christian humor, stories from the Bible, and traditional gospel singing, make for the most enjoyable evening for the whole family found anywhere in the South. David, as a ventriloquist and singer is unequaled in his eld. He is one of the nest professional ventriloquists today. David & Rusty have been honored to receive a number of prestigious awards. Gospel music fans voted them as "Christian Humorist of the Year" nine years straight at the annual Gospel Post Fan Awards. In 2005, they were inducted into their "Gospel Music Hall of Fame." David & Rusty also were featured as one of the discoveries in the magazine: "Florida's Top 100 Discoveries." "We are very excited that David and Rusty are coming back to Madison. David and his wooden buddy, Rusty, present the gospel message in such a way that children will never forget it. We hope that kids from all over will join us for a week of fun. It's sure to be a blast," said Bryant Thigpen, Bible Deliverance Church's youth pastor. Be sure to join Bible Deliverance Church beginning this Sunday for a fun-lled event. For more information please call (850) 464-0114. By Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc.The 11thHour gospel trio will be in concert at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Opera Hall on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. The Southern gospel group, 11thHour, hails from the states of Alabama, Arkansas and Louisiana. The group consist of Amber Eppinette, Grant Gibson and Jaquita Lindsey. The event is being hosted by Sirmans Missionary Baptist Church, of Greenville. Everyone is invited to attend this concert and there will be no admission charge. A love offering will be accepted. By Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc.The Evergreen Pickers will be in concert at the Lee First Baptist Church on Sunday, July 27 at 6 p.m. Evergreen Pickers is a band that formed in 2009 at Evergreen Baptist Church in Dixie, Ga. The members include Sandra McCammon, Herb Wetherington, Walt Watson, Janice Martin, Hershel Finch and Henry Rutland. Rutland was inducted into the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame in 2003. McCammon and Martin are sisters and were inducted in 2013. Finch was inducted in 2010. Lee First Baptist Church is located at 8157 East U.S. 90, Lee, Fl. 32059. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, July 23, 2014Madison County Carrier € 11CHURCH Cal U Toda! 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Laidlaw Pocko Vause, Youth Pastor Service of Word & Table...........................8:30 a.m. Sunday School............................................9:45 a.m. Worship Service........................................11:00 a.m. Wed. Jr. High Youth (grades 6 8)...........5 6 p.m. Wed. Sr. High Youth (grades 9 12)...6 7:30 p.m.Midway Church Of God 2485 SE Midway Church Rd € Lee (850) 971-5200 € Pastor Retis Flowers Sunday School..........................................10:00 a.m. Morning Worship.....................................11:00 a.m. Evening Worship........................................6:00 p.m. Wednesday Family Training Hour............7:00 p.m.Landmark Baptist Church 3399 W US Hwy 90 € Madison (850) 973-7190 € Pastor, Robert Ledford Sunday Sunday School............................................9:45 a.m. Morning Worship.....................................11:00 a.m. Evening BTC............................................6:30 p.m. Evening Worship........................................7:30 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting...........................................7:30 p.m.Macedonia Baptist Church 5539 E US 90 Lee, Florida 32059 Sunday School..........................................10:00 a.m. Worship Service........................................11:00 a.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting......................6:00 p.m. List Your Church Here Call (850) 973-4141 Path of Faith No Longer An Insert The Path of Faith will no longer be an insert in the Madison County Carrier The paper will have pages every Wednesday dedicated to church and religious news. If you have any story ideas that you would like to see in the newspaper, please contact the Madison County Carrier at (850) 973-4141 or the writers by email: Lynette Norris at norris_lynette@yahoo.com Jessie Box at jessie@greenepublishing.com and Rose Klein at rose@greenepublishing.com Evergreen Pickers In Concert On July 27 11THHOURTOAPPEARATYOGIBEARSOPERAHALLPhoto Submitted11thHour will be in concert at Yogi Bear, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. Pictured from left to right are: Jaquita Lindsey, Amber Eppinette and Grant Gibson. Bible Deliverance Church To Hold Kid's Crusade Photo SubmittedDavid and Rusty

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Mondays “Parenting with Values” each Monday from noon-1 p.m., Middle Florida Baptist Association, 349 SW Captain Brown Road in Madison. Wednesdays “Celebrate Recovery” ministry each Wednesday from noon1:30 p.m., Middle Florida Baptist Association, 349 SW Captain Brown Road, Madison. July 26 LifeSong will be in concert at Pinetta First United Methodist Church on Saturday, July 26, at 6 p.m. Admission is free. A love offering will be received during the concert. For more information, please call (850) 973-0665.July 27 The Evergreen Pickers will be in concert at the Lee First Baptist Church on Sunday, July 27 at 6 p.m. Lee First Baptist Church is located at 8157 East U.S. 90, Lee, Fl. 32059.July 27-30 The Bible Deliverance Church in Madison will be holding a Kid's Crusade on Sunday, July 27, through Wednesday, July 30, with David and Rusty, a gospel ventriloquist team. Sunday morning service will begin at 10:45 a.m., Sunday evening at 5 p.m., and week night events will begin at 7 p.m. The gospel message will be presented nightly in a funny, exciting, yet challenging way. Attenders will also enjoy fun games and prizes. All ages are welcome. For more information please call (850) 4640114. August 2 Midway Church of God will host its annual peanut boil on Saturday, Aug. 2, beginning at 6 p.m. Go and enjoy boiled peanuts, soft drinks, sweet tea and desserts all for free. LifeSong will be the featured music guests. There is no charge for the sing. A love offering will be received.August 9 The 11thHour gospel trio will be in concert at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Opera Hall on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. The event is being hosted by Sirmans Missionary Baptist Church, of Greenville. Everyone is invited to attend this concert and there will be no admission charge. A love offering will be accepted. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12 € Madison County CarrierCHURCH The PulpitCharacterOften, we think of Christ as a humble, meek and lowly man of sorrows, and while the prophet Isaiah speaks of him this way in Isaiah chapter 53, we must not overlook his capacity for indignation growing out of his deep love of right. Speaking of His Son, God says, “Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity…” (Hebrews 1:9) The incident of the cleansing of the temple reveals this stern side of the Lord’s nature. (John 2:14-16) Jesus here could not tolerate the hypocrisy of those who professed to love God but who made His sacred place of worship a place of prot. This was not a hate of those who had done this thing, it was founded upon and sprang from His love of righteousness. In other words, He still loved the sinner but hated the sin. Today many nd this impossible. If we only would follow the example Jesus left us and follow in His steps we would have the capacity to be righteously indignant at the sham and hypocrisy in our own lives as in the lives of others. We must have the courage to stand up and protest and to challenge evil wherever and whenever it appears. We must remember a man’s character is revealed as surely by those things which he hates, as it is by those things which he loves. We must remember they did not hang Jesus on that cross because He was humble, meek and lowly. They drove those nails in His hands and feet, they drove that spear into His side because He had indignation and courageous zeal against sin. Now that is something to think about. Ray JoinerMadison Church of Christ Church Calendar

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, July 23, 2014Madison County Carrier € 13CHURCH € Open 24/7 € Local Woman Travels To EthiopiaBy Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc.Jan Ledsome, of Madison, traveled with Jewish Voice Ministries International to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on April 24 until May 6. She is a member of the First Baptist Church of Madison. Jewish Voice Ministries International offers a platform to share their faith through eye and dental treatment to proclaim the Gospel of Yeshua (Jesus in Hebrew). Ledsome is a retired optometrist of 45 years and was asked by doctors in Valdosta to join them on this mission trip. The group was assigned to the Gefat Tribe, one of Israel’s lost tribes, and is one of three lost tribes residing in Addis Ababa. The other two tribes are Yiber Tribe and Beta Tribe. Ledsome and the others in the group would wake every morning at 5:15 a.m., eat breakfast and board a bus to the clinic. They would arrive at 7:30 a.m. and people were lined up waiting for the clinic to open. Three clinics were offered: dental, eyeglasses and surgery. The clinics treated a total of 6,572 people. When the patients were done with treatment, they were offered a chance to receive counseling about Yeshua, the one true Messiah. Of those treated, 1,573 received counseling and 902 accepted Yeshua as their one true Messiah. Ledsome’s most touching moment during her trip was when a 105-year-old man received eyeglasses and could see again to read the Bible. She tested him reading the Bible and he did not want to let it go. The joy could be seen on his face. He shook her hand out of appreciation. Most of the people treated were elderly people who had never been to a doctor before. Ledsome observed that the children were very respectful to their elders and would bring them to the clinic for treatment. Very few children were treated in the eyeglass clinic. Ledsome would work in the clinic from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. or later and had very little time to see and explore Ethiopia but she enjoyed bringing sight to those who had thought it was gone forever. “People don’t care what you know, until they know you care,” is a saying that Ledsome loves and equates to her trip to Ethiopia. Ledsome wants everyone to know that if they have been considering going on a mission trip but cannot travel, there are missions everywhere that require no travel. Simply helping others out is a mission of its own. Photo SubmittedMaria, one of the people who headed up the eye clinic, Jan Ledsome and Marta Yifru, Ledsomes interpreter, take a second from their busy day to pose for a picture to remember the trip by.Photo SubmittedThe 105-year-old man could “nally read the Bible after receiving eyeglasses.Photo SubmittedThe people lined up and waited for hours to receive treatment from the clinic. Photo SubmittedRabbi Matt Rosenberg of Seattle, Wash., hangs out with three boys who await treatment from the clinic.

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$199 Move-In Special!! 1, 2 & 3 BR HC & non-HC accessible apts. Rental assistance may be available. HUD vouchers accepted. Call 850-948-3056. TDD/TTY 711. 192 NW Greenville Pointe Trail, Greenville, FL 32331. Equal Housing Opportunityrtn, c MOBILE HOME FOR SALE FOR SALE FOR SALE MOVING SALE WANTED FOR RENT HELP WANTED Buy, Sell or Trade In The ClassiedsCall 973-4141 Call 973-4141One Man’s Junk Is Another Man’s Treasure www.greenepublishing.com SERVICES Classifieds . . . . . .14 € Madison County Carrier Wednesday, July 23, 2014 FLORIDA PRESS SERVICES, INC. STATEWIDE CLASSIFIED PROGRAM STATEWIDE CLASSIFIED ADS FOR 7/21/2014 THROUGH 7/27/2014 Pageant and Prom Dresses For Sale:Size 3 children's white long dress, worn as ”ower girl dress, sequin/beadwork all on bodice, sequin/beadwork/ appliques on bottom, built-in crinoline. $50. Size 4 children's off white dress, worn as ”ower girl dress, lace work around bodice, pretty lace work at bottom, cap sleeves $25. Size 7-8 children's off white dress, worn as a ”ower girl dress, overlay of lace over entire dress, probably knee to calf length $25. Size 8 children's white, long dress, lace around neck with decorative bodice $25. Size 8 Teen Dress A fuchsia strapless gorgeous dress. The dress has gathers up the bodice and a sequined design down the left side and laces up half the back. There is also a train on this dress and a split up one leg. $200.Size 16 pre-teen size white long pageant gown, cap sleeves, white sequin work across entire bodice and sleeves $100. Size 10 Teen Dress A beautiful, elegant, ”owing emerald green dress. Has eye-catching beaded straps that criss cross in the back along with a beaded design in the front of the dress. Beautiful ”owing train. $200. Size 14 (child's size 14 but dress is for a teen division approximately 13-15) GORGEOUS lime green dress, strapless but with spaghetti straps that criss cross across the back, sequins spotted across the entire gown, built-in crinoline absolutely gorgeous. $250.Call Emerald Greene (850) 973-3497 Leave a message.7/23 rtn, n/c Deadline for Classifieds Every Monday and Wednesday 3:00 p.m. 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. 386-362-1065.7/16 8/8, 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/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-do-attitude, 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. A few chickens and a rooster for my yard. (850) 661-6868.4/9 rtn, n/c Voice and beginning piano lessons being offered by Shelly Smith. $15 per half hour lesson. 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Position provides social services support to longterm care residents and their families, including directing therapeutic programs and services to residents in a memoryimpaired unit. Bachelors degree in human services or related “eld required. Experience with geriatric or long-term care population preferred. Must be creative, energetic, and organized. Generous bene“ts, access to onsite daycare & “tness facilities, & great working environment. EOE; Drug Free Workplace, Criminal background checks required. Apply in person at ACV Personnel Department Mon thru Fri, 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Carter Village Hall, 10680 Dowling Park Drive, Dowling Park, FL; fax resume to (386) 658-5160; or visit www.ACVillage.net .7/16, 7/23, c Moving Sale Friday, July 18 through Sunday, July 27. Located on 464 SW Summerset Way in Madison. Call before you come out, (850) 973-2758. 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Owned by clean bachelor who seldom washed. € Girl wanted to assist magician in cutting-off-head illusion. Blue Cross and salary. € Free puppies. Part German Shepherd, part dog. € 3-year-old teacher need for pre-school. Experience preferred. € Full-sized mattress. 20-year warranty. Like new. Slight urine smell. € Free puppies. Half cocker spaniel, half sneaky neighbor's dog. € Tickle Me Elmo. New in box. Hardly tickled, $700. € For sale by owner. Complete set of Encyclopedia Britannica. 45 volumes. Excellent condition. $1,000 or best offer. No longer needed. Got married last weekend. Wife knows everything.

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, July 23, 2014Madison County Carrier € 15 All Legals are posted on line at www.greenepublishing.com and at www.oridapublicnotices.com ----Legals---The City of Madison, Florida invites approved natural gas suppliers to participate in a Request for Proposal (RFP) to supply the Citys natural gas need. Energy Vision must receive all sealed bids by 5:00 PM EDT, August 5, 2014. If you are interested in participating, please contact Shaun Shef“eld at 352.332.8097 or madison@energyvision.net for more information including a complete RFP speci“cation and guidelines.7/23, 7/25 Make Your House A Home Notice of Sale Pursuant to Chapter 83, Part IV Under the Authority of the Self-Service Storage Facility Act, Section 83.805 the described below has been seized for nonpayment of rent and other accrued expenses. The property consists primarily of household & personal goods in units rented by: Cathy L. Williams and John Mays. The property will be sold at auction to the highest bidder as provided by the Self-Storage Facility Act, Section 83.806. the sale will be held Saturday August 2, 2014., at the Madison Mini Storage, 1098 E. U.S. Hwy 90, in Madison, Florida. For further information call 850973-2008. 7/16, 7/23 7/16, 7/23 PUBLIC NOTICE Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc. will hold a pre-bid conference and walkthru for the SHIP work of nine (9) single-family dwellings in the Madison County SHIP Program. This meeting will be held July 24, 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 July 31, 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, July 31, 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.7/23 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: The District Board of Trustees of North Florida Community College will hold a summer workshop, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 9 a.m. in the NFCC Board Room, NFCC, 325 NW Turner Davis Dr., Madison, FL. A copy of the agenda may be obtained by writing: NFCC, Of“ce of the President, 325 NW Turner Davis Dr., Madison, FL 32340. For disability-related accommodations, contact the NFCC Of“ce of College Advancement, 850-973-1653. NFCC is an equal access/equal opportunity employer.7/23

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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, July 23, 2014 16 € Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY S e r v i n g O u r N e i g h b o r s F o r O v e r 5 0 Y e a r s Competitive Rates Online Banking I N T E R E S T C H E C K I N GS A V I N G S M O N E Y M A R K E TB U S I N E S S C H E C K I N G C E R T I F I C A T E O F D E P O S I TI R A 424 West Base Street P.O. Box 267 Madison, Florida 32340 Phone: 850.973.2600 www.csbdirect.com LOBBY HOURS Mon. Thurs. 9 am 4 pm Friday 9 am 5 pm DRIVE THRU HOURS Mon. Fri. 8:30 am 5 pm Friday 8:30 am 5 pm 21-Year-Old Arrested For Disorderly IntoxicationSubmitted by the Madison County Sheriff’s OfficeMadison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that on Monday, July 14, deputies responded to SW Ona Lane and U.S. 221 South in reference to a complaint of an intoxicated male sitting in the roadway. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the intoxicated subject and identified him as Christopher Gianino, Jr., 21, of Greenville. Gianino, Jr. was extremely intoxicated and had empty cans of beer on the ground around him as well as his small dirt bike. Deputies convinced Gianino, Jr. to allow them to give him a ride home and loaded his dirt bike into the back of the patrol truck. Once arriving at the residence, Gianino, Jr. started acting disorderly and telling the deputies to handcuff him and take him to jail. Deputies tried to convince Gianino, Jr. to go inside and sleep it off, however, he refused to do so. Gianino, Jr. got into the back of the patrol truck and pushed his dirt bike to the ground while using abusive language toward the deputies. At that point the deputies placed Gianino, Jr. under arrest and escorted him to a patrol car. Gianino, Jr. refused to get in the patrol car and struggled against the deputies’ attempts. A deputy then used his department issued ECD Taser X2 to stun Gianino, Jr. in his thigh, causing him to comply. Gianino, Jr. was transported to the Madison County Jail without further incident. Gianino, Jr. was charged with disorderly intoxication and resisting an officer without violence.Christopher Gianino, Jr. Juvenile Arrested For Possession Of MarijuanaSubmitted by the Madison County Sheriff’s OfceMadison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that on Friday, July 11 at 6:08 p.m., deputies received information that a group of juveniles had just left the Madison Liquor Store with bottles of liquor and were currently at property located on State Road 53 North. Deputies contacted the property owner who gave permission for deputies to respond and investigate. Upon arrival deputies made contact with a group of juveniles and inquired about possessing alcohol. One of the juveniles admitted to having an “unknown” male adult purchase the alcohol for him and admitted to having the bottle of liquor in his truck as well as marijuana. The deputy seized the liquor and marijuana and took the juvenile claiming ownership into custody. Deputies counseled the remaining juveniles in the presence of their parents of the criminal consequences for underage possession. Eight grams of marijuana were seized as evidence and the liquor was poured out and disposed of. The juvenile was charged with possession of marijuana less than 20 grams. The identity of the adult who purchased the alcohol for the juvenile is still under investigation.