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Carolyn Binder is someone Ive wanted to meet ever since I moved to Florida. I found her through her gardening blog, Cowlick Cottage, and immediately felt a kinship because our interests were so similar. She was practicing organic gardening, selling garlic from her small home plot and writing about these adventures through her blog; and joy of joys, we lived in the same town. That was in 2010. My intentions of meeting Carolyn got lost in the shufe of life, but just a few weeks ago, my desire to meet her came to fruition. Carolyn began blogging as a way to interest her three daughters in gardening, and while doing so, became friends with other online gardeners. She began writing for other garden blogs and according to her, This opened up a world I never expected. She was invited, along with a handful of select others, to attend noted gardener, award-winning designer, lifestyle expert and TV host P. Allen Smiths Moss Mountain Farm to discuss industry trends and the impact of social media on gardening and other related businesses. Carolyn also began writing for additional print publications and has recipes and photos included in a newly released book, Plants with Benets. During the years, while working on her blog, Carolyn has become an accomplished photographer and cook, saying her interest in cooking has grown along with her garden. Carolyn gains inspiration for cooking according to whats in season and the freshness of her ingredients available to her. Gardening has totally changed my cooking, says Carolyn. When asked for a recipe, one using sweet potatoes fresh from her garden came to her mind. She describes her cooking as simple and states that good ingredients keeps good food simple, such as her sweet potato gratin that uses only three ingredients. When asked what she sees for herself in the future, Carolyn says she is content for the time being. She works her full-time job in Tallahassee during the week, and spends her weekends immersing herself in her hobbies of gardening, cooking, writing, blogging, photography, family and friends. Did this self-described life-long gardener and foodie with a sense of humor and passion for sharing her life experiences entice her daughters to start their own gardens? Well, not really, says Carolyn. Daughter Heather works as a hair stylist in an upscale salon in Atlanta, Natalie has her Masters degree from FSU and works at the Monticello library where she is engrossed in her work but does blog like her mother (except on political and social issues), and Magdalen does garden, but is a little busy right now with a newborn and eightyear-old. Even if she hasnt inspired her three girls to garden, yet, the rest of us who love to garden, blog and cook can look and learn from her experiences. Im sharing her sweet potato recipe with you, that I have already tried, and think is wonderful, and I only added one little tweak. If you get the chance, browse her websitecowlickcottagefarm.comwhere you will nd lots of great pictures, recipes and garden information. Let her know what you think of her recipe, she would love to hear from you.Sweet Potato GratinAbout 2 lbs. sweet potatoes, sliced very thin 2 c. whipping cream 1 to 3 tbsp. diced Chiplotle peppers with sauce (found in the International aisle) tsp. salt Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine whipping cream with Chiplotle and taste for heat (I used three tablespoons, but it was pretty spicy). In an 8x8-inch greased baking dish, cover bottom with a layer of sweet potato slices, sprinkle with some of the salt then cover with some of the cream mixture. Repeat until all ingredients are gone. Bake about 1 to 1 hours or until desired texture. Eat with abandon.Irecently saw an information segment on a cable news channel about preparing to survive a disaster, manmade or natural. The expert assembled a backpack with such things as preserved food, drinking water, first aid items, signaling devices, etc. He specifically addressed people who live in urban areas and might be affected by an event like the 9/11 attacks. That got me to thinking back to my Air Force flying days where we packed survival gear and practiced emergency procedures. Military aviators always have to prepare for leaving their jet under emergency conditions and surviving, on land or water, in jungles, desert or arctic conditions. In small aircraft like fighters, the equipment must be small and survi vable under ejection conditions. An ejection seat is also the working seat for a fighter pilot. The pilot sits on top of a padded surface and a clam-shell container which contains an emergency kit with a variety of items including a one-man life raft. After ejection and separation from the seat, the pilot will be swinging underneath a parachute and is expected to reach down with his right hand and deploy the seat kit. That action opens the clamshell and deploys the life raft on a 25 foot lanyard. In training, we were always advised to deploy the seat kit regardless of conditions to minimize the potential for injury upon landing. Under combat conditions, we also wore a vest underneath our parachute harness. In that vest were many pockets containing a variety of survival items. My flight commander Charlie Cox who had previous war experience had a personal survival kit which he assembled and carried in his Gsuit pocket. We also carried a personal firearm (in my day, it was a .38 police special) as well as a hunting knife. The most important survival item is a radio so a downed pilot can call for rescue. Forty years ago, we used ARC-64 personal survival radios. We carried two of these bricks in our vest. There was also an emergency locator beacon in the seat kit which would activate a homing signal upon ejection. On more than one occasion, we actually spoke with pilots using their ARC-64 who had ejected over enemy territory while they were coming down under their parachute. Those conversations were generally terse because, in all likelihood, they would soon be captured. Every six months, we would go through life support training and practice our ejection procedures as well as an inventory of our survival gear. This training served to keep the subject fresh and current because under emergency conditions, there isnt time to think and recall. Mere tenths of a second can mean the difference between life and death when your sick jet is plummeting toward the ground at high speed. Additionally, we would go through survival training periodically. I went through courses for SERE (survival, escape, resistance and evasion); water survival; jungle survival; and the altitude chamber. Generally, we had to update this training with a refresher course every three years while we remained on active flight status. I also did something a little unusual by attending the Armys Basic Paratrooper Course at Fort Benning in the summer of 1968. With that training, I completed five parachute jumps. Every June, our weather forecasters and emergency management professionals talk to us about the beginning of the sixmonth Atlantic hurricane season and the importance of being prepared. One of their topics is the ability for each of us to operate without any basic services like electricity. In their own way, theyre talking about a survival inventory just like we had in the Air Force. We havent had a significant hurricane season since 2005, so it is easy to become complacent. Additionally, the population of Florida increases every year faster than the national average; millions of Floridians have never experienced a hurricane and are generally clueless about how to prepare and react. Two decades ago, I was in a situation where I had a weekly commute of a hundred miles across Californias rugged Mojave Desert. I packed survival equipment in my trunk in the case I was ever stuck along those remote roads by an accident or breakdown. I never had to use it in two years of commuting, but I was ready if need be, or as learned in Boy Scouts, be prepared. We didnt have cellular phones back then which is everyones first line of defense in an emergency, but dont forget, many remote places are not covered with cell phone towers and service will likely be disrupted in an emergency. Thats what the people in New York and Washington found out in the aftermath of 9/11. Whats your backup? www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, October 15, 2014 2 Madison County CarrierVIEWPOINTS& OPINIONS Searching For Ambrosia Rose KleinColumnistCarolyn Binder Grows Garden Into Delicious Success Letter To The Editor -Letters to the Editor are typed word for word, comma for comma, as sent to this newspaper. All submitted letters must be 600 words or less-National Security Joe Boyles Guest ColumnistSurvival Gear Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, October 3, 2014Carolyn Binder, avid blogger, photographer, gardener and cook recently met me at one of my favorite eateries in downtown Monticello.Lets talk about the Governors race. The media has been negative towards Rick Scott since he ran for Governor the rst time, they have ignored the awed Charlie Crist because hes a liberal as they are. Lets look at one example that happened during Crists administration. Charlie Crist gave an illegal contract to his close friend through the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) to control and advertise through the drivers license handbook. His friend made millions and approximately 50 small businesses went out of business. The issue was covered only by the Tampa Tribune which helped end this practice after 6 years. Local newspapers such as the Tallahassee Democrat refused to investigate even though it was in their own backyard. Why do you think they didnt? We dont need a liberal to destroy the economy of Florida. Kenneth BeckerLiberal Liability Florida TaxWatch Urges DOC For Elderly Parole Option To Reduce Prison PopulationFlorida's prison population is rapidly increasing despite declining crime rates, and the latest report from Florida TaxWatch recommends options to prevent increasing costs from overwhelming taxpayers. The report, Florida's Aging Prisoner Problem, warns that the steadily growing elderly prison population in state facilities will require more costly medical care, resulting in additional budget concerns for an already struggling Department of Corrections. "Community safety is the rst thing to consider when addressing criminal justice reform, but Florida has options to reduce costs and actually improve public safety." said Dominic M. Calabro, president and CEO of Florida TaxWatch, the independent, nonpartisan, nonprot taxpayer research institute and government watchdog. "Florida taxpayers and policymakers must understand the rapidly incurring costs that accompany aging prisoners so that smart policies can be pursued that prevent either ballooning costs or quick xes to jeopardize the safety and security of Florida citizens." The analysis estimates that by the end of 2015, Florida will have nearly 4,100 additional prisoners in the elderly population, bringing the total to nearly 25,000. The average health care costs for each of these prisoners are estimated by Florida TaxWatch to be $11,000 annually. The report suggests the Florida Department of Corrections consider clemency or early release for elderly non-violent offenders who are nearing release dates or are requiring end-oflife care. "Understanding the future obligations Florida taxpayers will have for the criminal justice system will ensure our policymakers are prepared to budget for corrections costs," added Calabro. To identify, assess and manage Florida's elderly prison population, Florida TaxWatch also recommends reporting requirements for elderly prisoners' health care costs and the projections of elderly prison growth. To read the full report, log on to http://www.oridataxwatch.org/resources/pdf/ElderlyPar oleFinal.pdf
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By Ginger Jarvis Greene Publishing, Inc. Emerald Elizabeth Greene and Kenneth Harris Parsons were joined in matrimony on September 13, 2014, at 2:30 p.m. The wedding was set at the brides home with family and friends in attendance. Rev. John Klimko officiated. For her wedding, the bride chose a kneelength strapless ivory dress of lace over satin. Rhinestones accented the sweetheart neckline. She carried a cascading bouquet of pink and white lilies and irises held with white satin ribbons. The bride was attended by her daughters, Cheltsie and Brooke Kinsley, who wore matching green knee-length dresses of chiffon over silk with long slit sleeves. They carried nosegays of variegated lilies and flowers looped with ribbons. Mr. Parsons was attired in a charcoal-gray suit with a yellow tie and a white rosebud boutonniere. His attendants were his sons, Kade and Connor Parsons, who wore khaki trousers with white oxford shirts, green bowties, and yellow boutonnieres. The bridal party walked down the aisle to a recorded version of Marry You sung by Bruno Mars. The ceremony took place against a background of mossdraped trees and shimmering pond water. White tulle swaths draped the trees surrounding the area. Following the ceremony, the couple hosted an outdoor reception at tables lined with burlap and tall antique bottles filled with babys breath. The group enjoyed an outdoors dinner of smoked chicken, corn-on-the-cob, baked beans, green beans, salad and tea. The wedding cake, a white, three-tiered confection, was accented with diamonds and festooned with rhinestone beading. It featured a traditional wedding topper. The grooms cake, created by the grooms sister, was based on a chocolate sheet cake. Its decoration reflected a highway design with a wedding couple riding a motorcycle. Mr. and Mrs. Parsons honeymooned in Fontana Dam, North Carolina, October 2 through October 5. In that locale, they enjoyed motorcycle trips on the Tail of the Dragon, the Cherohala Skyway, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Moonshiner 28. The bride is the daughter of Mary Ellen Greene of Madison and the late Tommy Greene. The groom is the son of Becky Horne of Madison and David Parsons of Pinetta. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, October 15, 2014 4 Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Wedding Announcement Parsons Greene United In Marriage Obituaries Happy 1stBir t hday! Oc t ober 13, 2013 Community CalendarOctober 20 The Madison County High School JV and Varsity Cheerleaders are planning their annual Cheer Camp for Girls in Pre-K through 8thgrade, Oct. 20-23, from 4:305:30 p.m. at the MCHS Football Field. Cost is $30. For more information or to register, contact any MCHS Cheerleader or their Sponsor, Ruth Ann Latner, at (850) 4640236 (cell/text) or email@example.com October 24 Run For Your Life, a social run club, will be holding a Kids Kilometer Fun Run, starting at 7 p.m. in Perry. Kids can wear a costume, search for prizes during the run and receive a medal after nishing the race. For more information, go to www.runforyourlife.org October 25 Run For Your Life will be holding a 5K run in Perry as part of the Florida Forest Festival. T-shirts are available for purchase and post-run refreshments will be provided. Proceeds from the 5K and above Fun Run will benet Gracie Tull, a seven-year-old cancer patient. To register for the races, or for more information, go to www.runforyourlife.org. November 7 Greenville will be holding the Fourth Annual Veterans Day Program for Madison County starting Friday. The Elementary School will host a Banquet/Ball, beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 each or a table for eight can be purchased for $75. For more information call (850) 948-8521 or (850) 459-0116 or 0117. November 8 Veterans Day Celebrations continue in Greenville at Haffye Hays Park with brunch at 9 a.m. and a parade at 10 a.m. A program to honor local veterans will follow immediately after the parade at the parks gazebo. For more information, or to assist with any on the Veterans Day activities, call the numbers listed above. November 16 A Centennial Celebration will be held at the Madison County Courthouse, Sunday, Nov. 16, at 2:30 p.m. Festivities will include guest speaker Judge Edwin Browning, birthday cake and punch. The event marks the 100thAnniversary of the Courthouse. All are invited. 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.William Henry ConeMr. William Henry Cone, 83, died Friday, October 10, at his home. Graveside funeral services were held at 11 a.m., on Monday, October 13 at New Hope Cemetery. He was born February 1, 1931 in Greenville, where he lived all his life. He was a logger and was of the Primitive Baptist faith. He is survived by his wife, Nell Cone, of Greenville; one son, William Cone, of St. Pete; four daughters: Elizabeth Wood (Channy), of Greenville; Debra Lakes (John), of St. Pete; Virginia Foskey (Larry), of St. Pete; and Patti Howard (Josh); nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Beggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, (850) 9732258. You may send your condolences to the family by visiting their website at www.beggsfuneral.com.W C Co p elan dWalter Clarence Copeland III, 78, passed away on October 13, after a long struggle with Parkinsons and Lewy Body disease. He was born and reared in Madison, Florida, the only child of Walter Clarence Copeland, Jr., and Willie Clare Sims Copeland. He graduated from Madison High School and Yale University with a degree in industrial engineering. At Yale, he was a member of The Morys Association, The St. Elmo Society, and played trumpet with the Yale Symphony Orchestra and Yale Marching Band. After graduation, he served five years in the United States Army and Army Reserve. He spent his professional career with his familys business, Copeland Gas Company, and was past president of the Madison Rotary Club. His favorite times were spent with his family, whether hunting and exploring the woods, listening to classical music, or backpacking through Europe with his best friend and wife, Frances. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Madison, where he served as a Deacon and as a Sunday School teacher. He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Frances Stewart Copeland; his three sons: Brett Stewart Copeland (Douglas Johnson) of Washington, DC; Walter Sims Copeland (Jennifer) of Madison, and Scot Benjamin Copeland (Katy) of Tallahassee; three grandchildren: Parker Copeland and Collin Copeland of Madison, and Jack Copeland of Tallahassee; an aunt, Agnes Sims Studstill of Madison; an uncle, Robert Bobby Copeland (Shirley) of Melbourne; and mother-in-law Eloise Glass Stewart of Pinetta. A visitation will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, October 16that Beggs Funeral Home, followed by a memorial service celebrating his life at 11 a.m. A brief graveside service will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery. The family asks that in lieu of flowers donations be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, Fl 32308, Madison First Baptist Church (1898 sanctuary), P. O. Box 307, Madison, Fl 32341, or Madison Academy, P. O. Box 690, Madison, Fl 32341.Robert Harrell San d ersonRobert Bud Harrell Sanderson, 81, died Sunday, October 12, at Madison County Memorial Hospital. Graveside funeral services will be at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, October 15, at Oak Ridge Cemetery. He was born on November 6, 1932 and moved to Madison in 1945 from North Carolina. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War, and was a U.S. Army Paratrooper. He was a Madison County Building Inspector, construction worker and a member of the Elks Club and Madison Lodge #11 F&AM. He was a member of First United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Patsy Hodnett Sanderson, of Madison; two sons: Sandy Sanderson, of Madison and Terry Sanderson, of Tallahassee; one daughter, Rhonda Anderson, of Palatka; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Beggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangement, (850) 9732258. You may send your condolences to the family by visiting their website at www.beggsfuneral.com. Oscar Alvin Henderson, Jr. Its Been The Best Year Of Our Lives Watching You Grow And Learn. No Matter How Crazy This World Gets, Just Know That Mommy And Daddy Love You Unconditionally! Mr. and Mrs. Ken Parsons
www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, October 15, 2014Madison County Carrier 5AROUNDMADISONCOUNTY Dear Patients and Friends, After almost 52 years in practice in Madison County, I am writing to inform you that I will be retiring from the active practice of medicine, beginning Nov. 1, 2014. I will be available to serve your medical needs until that date. It is very important that you make arrangements, as soon as possible, to select a new physician to be certain you receive uninterrupted medical care. Please contact your medical plan to obtain a list of physicians in the area who are eligible to become your new physician. You can also contact our office for a list of physicians, in Madison County, with their phone numbers. Once you have selected a new physician, you will need to complete an authorization to release your medical records to the new physician and have that physician fax this to our office, so that we can forward the appropriate copies, promptly. After I retire, records can still be obtained by contacting me at my mailing address, P.O. Box 179, Madison, Fl 32341. However, I will not have as much help then so it is important that you try to request the records transfer within the next few weeks. Thank you for having chosen me as your physician. It has been my pleasure and honor to serve you. I wish you continued health and wellness. Kindest regards, W.J. Bibb, M.D. BAILEY MONUMENT CO 740252 Wild Adventures Ticket Winners Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Jessie R. Box, October 9, 2014Nicole Lee and her daughter, Hannah Lee, were excited to pick up their tickets for the Terror in the Wild at Wild Adventures that they won. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Cheltsie Kinsley, October 9, 2014Russell Underwood won tickets for the Terror in the Wild at Wild Adventures. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Cheltsie Kinsley, October 10, 2014Heather Bennett won tickets for the Terror in the Wild at Wild Adventures. Got newsStraight from the horses mouth? We Do!The Madison County Carrier &Madison Enterprise Recorder Jessica Pyles Golf Tournament Set For Nov. 8By Jessie R. Box Greene Publishing, Inc. The first Jessica Pyles Golf Tournament at the Madison Country Club will be Saturday, Nov. 8 The tee times will be at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. The entry fee is $50 per person and $200 per foursome. There will be lunch and a silent auction midday. There will also be a Putting for the Pyles Putting Contest. All proceeds from this event will benefit the family of Jessica Pyles, RN.
SubmittedBig Bend Hospice is proud to announce its recent honor, receiving Partner Level 4 status in the We Honor Veterans program a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (link is external) (NHPCO) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (link is external) (VA). The regions hometown hospice reached this pinnacle level, by focusing on increased access and improved quality of care for veterans in the Big Bend region. Hospice staff may provide the last opportunity for veteran patients to feel appreciated, and know that their military service was not in vain, said Lucile Palmer, valor volunteer coordinator with Big Bend Hospice. Simple acts of gratitude at the end-of-life can make up for the feeling of a lack of appreciation or recognition during the veterans lifetime, especially for those that feel they were never properly welcomed home or thanked for their service. Through the We Honor Veterans program, the NHPCO and VA invite hospices, state hospice organizations, hospice-veteran partnerships and VA facilities to join in a program focused on respectful inquiry, compassionate listening and grateful acknowledgment. Recognizing the unique needs of Americas veterans and their families, allow the participating organizations to learn how to guide them through their life stories toward a more peaceful ending. Many steps were taken by BBH to achieve this honor. Meeting the necessary requirements for each level included: Level One: Providing a veteran-centric education for staff and volunteers, and identifying patients with military experience. Level Two: Building organizational capacity to provide quality care for veterans. Level Three: Developing and strengthening relationships with VA medical centers and other Veteran organizations. Level Four: Increasing access and improving quality of care for Veterans in your community. The Big Bend Hospice VALOR program, BBHs premier program for veteran-centric services played a major role in the recent recognition. The VALOR program was created so that volunteers and staff could honor veteran patients with a brief and noble ceremony. Piloted in Wakulla County in 2011, the VALOR program has since expanded to the eight counties served by Big Bend Hospice including Leon. During VALOR presentations, VALOR team members comprised of both military veterans and non-veteran volunteers, visit patients and present them with a framed certicate and ag lapel pin. While displaying an American ag, the VALOR team leads the patient and anyone present in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, then reads a letter of appreciation signed by Cathy Adkison, president and CEO of Big Bend Hospice. The ceremony concludes by offering the highest form of honor and respect to a veteran the salute. Many times, though weakly, the patient is able to return the salute. Other highlights attributing to Big Bend Hospices We Honor Veterans recognition include: veteran-to-veteran visits to hospice patients, annual participation in the Veterans Day Parade and North Florida Veterans Stand-Down Event and hosting annual Veterans Day Remembrance Services. Big Bend Hospice is also proud of the newly created Veterans Memorial garden at the new Jean McCully Family House. The memorial features an illuminated American ag that ies 24/7, supported by a display wall of seals from each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, all surrounded by a peacefully adorned ower garden. Additionally, TAPS is set to play at noon each day, and dog tags will be on display inside the Family House to honor all Big Bend Hospice patients identied as veterans. In January 2015, Big Bend Hospice, collaborating with the Tallahassee VA Outpatient Clinic, will serve as host to establishing a new veteran centric coalition in the Big Bend area. The mission will be to develop resources that help veterans and their families, such as better access, essential benets, increase the integration of veteran-specic education to the community, and continually evaluate and implement better ways that improve care and service to veterans and their families. Because veterans from all U.S. conicts sacriced to assure freedom for us all, and because it may be the last chance to give them a heros thank you and welcome homeBig Bend Hospice is proud to reach the highest level recognized by the We Honor Veterans program, said Lucile Palmer. Big Bend Hospice has been serving this community since 1983 with compassionate end of life care along with grief and loss counselors available to provide information and support to anyone in Leon, Jefferson, Taylor, Madison, Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin or Wakulla County. If you would like additional information about services, please call 850-8785310 or visit www.bigbendhospice.org. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, October 15, 2014 6 Madison County CarrierAROUNDMADISONCOUNTY C C IRCUS TARS S 130th Anniversary Edition SeeTigers Elephants Flying Trapeze Thunder Drome Clowns Aerial Ballet The Human Cannonball And More!TeeterboardFeats of EquilibriumClever CaninesTHE WORLDS LARGEST CIRCUS UNDER THE BIG TOPGOTOTHECIRCUS.COM SAVE $5ON ADULT ADMISSION PURCHASED IN ADVANCE FREEGOTOTHECIRCUS.COMTICKETS FOR KIDS AT PERFORMING UNDER THE BIG TOP ON THE PARKING LOT ATBUY ADVANCE TICKETS AT TICKETS.COM 1-888-332-5200FIVE POINTS SHOPPING CENTER4:30 PM 7:30 PMMON. OCT. TUES. 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By Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. The guest speaker at the 55 Plus Club meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 8 was Sheriff Ben Stewart. The topic Sheriff Stewart discussed was Amendment 2: Medical Marijuana. Amendment 2 will be on Florida voters ballots at the General Elections on Nov. 4. For this amendment to pass, it must receive 60 percent of the votes. To Sheriff Stewart the true medical marijuana law has already been passed and will come into effect on January 1, 2015 and that is the Charlotte Web Legislation. Charlottes Web Legislation is a law that was passed to allow low-THC cannabis to be used to treat patients suffering from cancer or a physical medical condition that chronically produces symptoms of seizures or severe and persistent muscle spasms. If the patient is under the age of 18, a second physician must concur with the first physicians belief that the patient would benefit from use of low-THC cannabis. THC or Tetrahydrocannabinol is the component in marijuana that gives users the high effect. Charlottes Web has a limitation of THC levels in the drugs used but Amendment 2 has no limitations. Along with it not being a true medical marijuana amendment, Sheriff Stewart sees other issues with Amendment 2. The way Amendment 2 is written is less restrictive than other states medical marijuana laws. There are no limits on the amount of marijuana a person with a certificate can possess. There are no requirements for caregivers other than being 21 years of age. I just pray that you will vote against it, said Sheriff Stewart. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, October 15, 2014Madison County Carrier 7 AROUNDMADISONCOUNTY North Florida Medical Centers, In c. MEDICAL CENTER M adison nvites you to attend a ribbon cutting celebration and open house of our new location! Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. Heavy hors doeuvres 235 SW Dade Street M adison, Florida (850) 973-1402I Sheriff Ben Stewart Visits 55 Plus ClubGreene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Jessie R. Box, October 8, 2014Sheriff Ben Stewart talked to the 55 Plus Club at their meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 8 about Amendment 2: Medical Marijuana.I just pray that you will vote against it.-Sheriff Ben Stewart
59THANNUALFLORIDAFORESTFESTIVAL Featuring: The Grapevine, Southern Rain & The American Lumberjacks FOREST CAPITAL STATE PARK PERRY, FLORIDA Highway 19 South 59thAnnual Florida Forest Festival FREE ADMISSION The Grapevine October 25, 2014 For More Information 850-584-TREE (8733) www.greenepublishing.com 8 Madison County CarrierWednesday, October 15, 201459thAnnual Florida Forest Festival In Perry Celebrating Forest Life As It Honors The States Forests And Their Ties To The Florida's Economy And Culture More than 20,000 people from around the region are expected to converge on Forest Capital State Park on U.S. 19 Saturday, Oct. 25, but the festivities ofcially kick off Wednesday, Oct. 22, when the carnival opens for business on Industrial Drive next to Perry-Foley Airport. Everyone is invited to return the next evening, Thursday, Oct. 22, for the fabulous reworks display at the airport beginning at 8 p.m. On Friday morning, Oct. 24, students from local schools will take part in the Heritage Day Field Trip to Forest Capital State Museum, where they will be able to see demonstrations from Floridas pioneer past along with programs by the Florida Forest Service and live lumberjack shows. Friday night festivities will move to historic Downtown Perry for the Strutt Your Mutt Dog Contest, held this year at Rosehead Parks Grand Pavilion at 5 p.m.; the annual Kids Parade, a procession of children dressed in their best theme-related costumes around the courthouse square, at 6 p.m.; and the Gaslight Classic Car Parade at 7 p.m. Concessions, kids games and more will also be featured. The classic cars will stream down to Perry Square (Save-a-Lot shopping center) for a street dance featuring live music from the band, Southern Rain. Back downtown, kids will be able to take part in a Kids Fun Run at 7 p.m., with scary stories following at Rosehead Park's Grand Pavilion at 8 p.m. Saturday morning of festival day (Oct. 25) will bring the annual King Tree Parade passing through Downtown Perry along Jefferson Street beginning at 10 a.m. Main Street Perry will host a farmers market at the Grand Pavilion from 8 a.m. to noon. Additionally, the festivals Great Race, the downtown 5K run, returns after its rebirth last year. Following the parade, everyone will travel to Forest Capital State Park for the rest of the festival. Some 65 arts and crafts vendors are expected at the festival, opening at 9 a.m., along with dozens of special concessions and food booths. Forestry-related events include professional lumberjack shows (at 12, 2:30 and 4 p.m.), a kids lumberjack camp (beginning at 2:30 p.m.), chainsaw competitions, loader competitions and cross-cut saw competitions. The Worlds Largest Free Fish Fry begins serving at noon as an estimated 6,000 people will receive a free lunch of fried catsh, baked beans and hushpuppies. The mainstage entertainment begins at 12:30 p.m. and will include performances from The Grapevine, Southern Rain and Band of Brothers. Since 1987, The Grapevine has electried audiences across the south east and in 2000, they received the prestigious Band of the Year Award by the Atlanta Society of Entertainers. Based in Macon, Ga., The Grapevine is the total party experience, featuring an unbeatable selection of music and inteaction with the crowd. For information about any of the festivals events, or to get directions, call the festival ofce at (850) 584-TREE (8733) or visit online atwww.oridaforestfestival.org.
The 59thAnnual Florida Forest Festival It All StartsOctober 25th!Featuring The Grape Vine, Southern Rain & The American LumberjacksCome Join Us For A Day Filled With Fun, Food And Plenty Of Activities That The Whole Family Can Enjoy! www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, October 15, 2014Madison County Carrier 959THANNUALFLORIDAFORESTFESTIVAL DURABILITY AND RELIABILITY. s o t c s e w o e l h h t t i s w r e g g o l s c e r u t ea y f t i l i b ea c i v r e d s n a e b a e c l b a t r o f m o c n i a r t e v i r d l S e e h s W e i r e S w D es N t a Cin U i l h C n o i t u l o n s o r t e t p s e d i v o r o p e t n i b m o s c s l o r t n c co i m o n o g r e d e n g i s e e d r s a r e d d i k l S om c r e w o p g in r @ a in s u e li r a h c2 6 1 4 09 5 0 5 8: a in s U e i l ar h C Have Questions Regarding The Events Listed In The Schedule? Feel Free To Call The Taylor County Chamber Of Commerce At (850) 584-TREE (8733)
www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, October 15, 2014 10 Madison County CarrierBOSS DAY History Of Boss DayFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaBoss's Day is a secular holiday celebrated on October 16 in the United States, Canada and Lithuania. It has traditionally been a day for employees to thank their bosses for being kind and fair throughout the year. This day was created for the purpose of strengthening the bond between employer and employee. Although the holiday is still controversial, it has become increasingly popular since its creation. History Patricia Bays Haroski registered "National Boss' Day" with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 1958. She was working as a secretary for State Farm Insurance Company in Deerfield, Illinois, at the time and chose October 16, which was her father's birthday. She was working for her father at the time. The purpose of designating a special day in the workplace is to show the appreciation for her bosses she thought they deserved. This was also a strategy to attempt to improve inner-work relationships between the high-ups and the employees. Haroski believed that young employees sometimes did not understand the hardwork and dedication that their supervisors put into their work and the challenges they faced to do so. Four years later, in 1962, Illinois Governor Otto Kerner backed Haroski's registration and officially proclaimed the day. Hallmark Cards did not offer a Boss' Day card for sale until 1979. It increased the size of its National Boss' Day line by 28 percent in 2007. National Boss' Day has become an international celebration in recent years and now is observed in countries such as Australia, India, Ireland and Egypt. Note that Egypt celebrates their equivalent holiday on December 10 every year. Boss' Day Celebrations Most offices and companies celebrate Boss' Day by giving small tokens of appreciation such as flowers, candy, gift cards, etc. While this is norm tradition of the holiday, others go above and beyond to honor their supervisors. In Brunswick, Ohio, Huntington Elementary School students celebrated Boss' Day in a special and new way in honor of Principal Keith Merrill's birthday. Falling directly on October 16, students and staff members alike brought in close to around 200 jars of canned goods, including peanut butter and jelly, which was then donated to Brunswick food pantries in Merrill's name. The participants also sported goofy bow ties and ties, Merrill's work wardrobe, in honor of the holiday. Madison Health and Rehabilitation Center Welcomes Administrator Tyler SununuBy Jessie R. BoxGreene Publishing, Inc. Madison Health and Rehabilitation Center will have a meet and greet brunch for their new administrator, Tyler Sununu on Friday, Oct 17 at 10 a.m. Everyone is invited. Sununus first day at Madison Health and Rehabilitation was Monday, Sept. 29. He received his Bachelors in Health Administration from University of Central Florida and his Masters in Public Health from Florida State University. He received his license in 2011. He was the administrator at Heritage Health Care Center prior to the position opening at Madison Health and Rehabilitation Center. He wanted to be a health administrator because he wanted to help people. Its not a boring job, said Sununu. There is always something I can be doing to improve someones day. Tyler Sununu Three Creative Ways To Thank Your BossCourtesy of Hufngton PostThank-you notes are a polite way to express your gratitude, but a boring thank-you note ruins all the fun! At the end of your internship, you want to give your boss something to remember you by that shows how grateful you are to have had this opportunity. And what better way to do that than with a gift that shows creativity at the same time? Give your boss a gift that will make you stand out. These gifts are totally awesome and entirely memorable -your boss will never forget you! 1. Thank-you ball A simple thank-you note looks pretty boring compared to a bouncy ball that says the same thing! Sending a ball is a funky way to show your gratitude, and your boss can play with it, too! Sendaball has options for every occasion, even one ball you can put your own words on. To send a ball, choose from the selection of balls they have and customize your message (up to 75 characters). The ball is 10 inches in diameter, so think of it as sending a volleyball to your boss. The balls cost $16 plus shipping. Send your boss a colorful bouncy ball, and she'll denitely remember how much she had with your fabulous thank-you! 2. Gift basket Everyone likes to receive a little basket of goodies at the end of the day. Fill a basket or bag full of your boss' favorite candy, a magazine to read and other fun items that he or she would like. Items such as candy, hot chocolate packets, tea and other non-perishable items make for great gift-basket llers. Attach a little thank-you note and a ribbon, and it's good to go! Cindy Harrington, an intern manager at Save the Children, says, "Last year my interns got together and they made a little gift basket for me. ... That little gift basket is such a nice way for them to thank me." 3. Personalized mug Having a cool mug on your desk makes you 10 times more awesome, and your boss thinks no different. Stand out from the crowd and make your boss a mug that holds coffee and reminds him or her of your internship. Websites like Vistaprint and CafePress make it easy to print your own photos and words onto a mug for your boss. "Every morning at my internship last summer, my boss would give us our daily assignments, then would tell us, 'Let's do this, team!' So I got him a mug with those exact words when the summer was over," says Julia Cabot, a junior at Oregon State University who interned with Nike last summer. "My boss just laughed when I handed it to him, getting the joke. A mug is a great gift for your boss." Put an ofce inside joke or a picture of all the interns on a mug for your boss to really show your appreciation!
www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, October 15, 2014Madison County Carrier 11BOSS DAY Express Thankfulness To Your Boss On Oct. 16 Using PoetryWhether you love or dislike your boss, or somewhere in between, Boss Day is this Thursday, Oct. 16, and most of us want (or feel obligated) to honor our boss in some way. Hallmark began selling Boss Day cards in 1979, making it an easy and inexpensive way to help celebrate your boss/leader/chief/employer/taskmaster/ruler. Once the card is purchased, its sometimes difficult to come up with things to actually write inside the card, and if there is an office full, harder even still. After a quick search on the Internet, here is a list of poems you and your co-workers can choose from to express your sentiments. All that is left for you to do will be to include your signature(s). Boss Day Thank You Poems Poem 1 This Day is Special and its just for you, To tell how much we appreciate you. We cannot tell you how happy we are, To have a Boss the way you are! Poem 2 We have someone who listens to us, We have someone to guide us too. Problems at work could have made us fuss, If you had not helped us see them through. Poem 3 You have accepted us the way we are, You have made us perform and make that mark. The joy of success has always prevailed, Because our failures were distinctively nailed! Poem 4 We are a team and we love to perform, We like to take a storm by its horns. Now we know how to rock, Cause were lucky to have you as our Boss! Poem 5 Thank you for tolerating My occasional mistake, And for the blind eye you turn When I dash in late. Thank you for your guidance When the chips are down, And for getting no angrier Than a somewhat stern frown. Thank you, in anticipation, For a raise in my pay, Which I richly deserve For sucking up to you in this way. Oh, and Boss, Have a terrific Boss Day! Poem 6 Being the one in charge Is definitely hard, And is sometimes thankless Hence this card. Those who work with you Wish to say, Thank you muchly On Boss Day! Poem 7 You always give your best, And inspire others to do likewise. That you are appreciated Should come as no surprise. Your kind of leadership skills Is a talent, thats true; One thats appreciated and one we value. Its good working for, and with, you. Happy Boss Day! Poem 8 You inspire us, encourage us, And protect us from harm. You know when to turn up the heat, And when to turn on the charm.You direct us and praise us, And keep us on track, Consider this message A hearty slap on the back! We really appreciate all you do This comes with big thanks To you, Boss, on your Boss Day! Poem 9 If Oscars were given to boss Id nominate you. If Olympic medals were won by boss Your Gold is overdue. If Nobel Prizes were awarded to boss You would definitely have quite a few. If honorary degrees were granted to boss Youd have them too. Happy Boss Day! Poem 10 Boss, I really appreciate you, And your helpful, giving ways. Your generous heart, And your unselfishness displays. I thank you for your kindness, I will not soon forget; Youre one of the nicest people, I have ever met. Happy Boss Day! Poem 11 I want to tell you Thank you, But it doesnt seem enough. Words dont seem sufficient Blah, blah and all that stuff. Please know I have deep feelings, About your generous acts, I really appreciate you Boss. If poetry isnt your thing, try one of the quotes or signature lines below: The best leader is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. Theodore Roosevelt. A good manager is a man who isnt worried about his own career but rather the careers of those who work for him. H. S. M. Burns The secret of successful managing is to keep the five guys who hate you away from the four guys who havent made up their minds. Casey Stengel Your vision, inspiration and leadership makes you an extraordinary boss. Its a privilege to work for you and with you! Every successful team has someone terrific like you leading from the front. Thank you for your inspiration and encouragement! Your dedication, passion and vision are really inspiring. Thank You for everything you do! Happy Boss Day!
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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, October 15, 2014Madison County Carrier 13SPORTS Legacy Five Greater Vision Gold City Mark Lowry The Kingsmen Triumphant Quartet Collinsworth Family Ernie Haas & Signature Sound Many, Many More Relaxing Motorcoach Travel w/ Snacks Hilton Garden Inn Porter Service for One Suitcase All Concerts All Meals Included All Gratuities Rick Carson: Cell (863) 206-2215 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mae Scott: Cell (229) 200-8066 Web: emeraldcoastgroup.com EVENTSPREMIUM MOTORCOACH TOURS PRICE PER PERSON ...................$1095 February 2-6, 2015BEST OF THE BEST ARTISTS $50 DISCOUNTf or payment in full at time of booking. 330 N. Broad St., Suite G Thomasville, GA 31792 Ofce: 229-236-0674 Toll Free: 844-333-6763 Warrior Stampede Cross Country Race A Success, May Bring More Runners To Jefferson CountyStory SubmittedAucilla Christian Academys Warrior Stampede cross country race was different from any other race being hosted in Aucillas region on Oct. 4. First of all, it was free to any team that wanted to participate. Second, the starting line was located in an orchard at Green Industries, where pecan leaves were gracefully drifting down upon the runners heads like manna from heaven. The layout was breathtaking, said Aucilla Christian Academy Cross Country Coach Dan Nennstiel, whose boys team won first place with a perfect score while the girls team placed second. God absolutely gave us a beautiful day to host this race. This was the first race the school has hosted in years that wasnt at the school, and they received great support from Jefferson County. I have to thank Parrish Barwick, John Lilly and the Jefferson County Commissioners for providing the manpower and property required for this race, said Nennstiel. A total of six teams were represented, including: Florida High, John Paul II Catholic High School, Godby High School, Suwannee High School, North Florida Christian School and ACA. An army of people were at the race working behind the scenes, and we couldnt be more grateful. Nennstiel said they didnt advertise the race as they normally would because this was a test race to see what the course could handle. He believes there is a possibility that a bigger race could be held in the future at the same Green Industries location because Jefferson County is centrally located to participating schools, especially if ACA continues to charge no entrance fee. When I started coaching over 10 years ago, we didnt have to pay more than $50 or so to enter a race, said Nennstiel. Now, schools are charging hundreds of dollars for teams to participate in races, and its just not right. Thats one reason we decided this race would be free. Jefferson County's picturesque setting and central location has a lot going for it as a destination for cross country running. The southern charm of the people and hospitality just may win the hearts of those who enjoy racing -and, like manna from heaven, be something thats not expected, but certainly needed and appreciated by all who love this sport. Photo Courtesy Of Jill WalkerGatlin Nennstiel (front far left) came in rst place, two minutes ahead of the second place runner at the Warrior Stampede held at Green Industries.Photo SubmittedThe ACA girls Cross Country team takes a second to pose for a group photo. Pictured in the front row, from left to right, are: Olivia Walton, Abby Reams, Chloe Reams, Anna Lee Trest and Lindsey Davis. Middle row, from left to right, are: Coach Dan Nennstiel, Emily Mueller, Cheyanne Gordon, Cali Burkett, Marley Restrepo, Hanna Searcy, Grace Beshears and Coach James Burkett. Back row, from left to right, are: Summer Dee, Camryn Grant and Sarah Tharpe.Photo SubmittedThe ACA boys Cross Country team has a big group this year. Pictured in the front row, from left to right, are: Darren Ellis, Tyler Slaughter, Joey Davis, Clay Trest, Jason Hamilton, Brandon Slaughter, Ian Hutsell, Hunter Hughes and Travis Wheeler. Back row, from left to right, are: Coach Dan Nennstiel, J.T. Harp, Taylor Nugent, Gatlin Nennstiel, Traynor Barker, Jake Freeland, Carson Nennstiel, Chas Hamilton, Nick Arceneaux, Dawson Bishop and Coach James Burkett. An army of peoplewere at the race working behind the scenes, and we couldnt be more grateful.-Dan Nennstiel, Cross Country Coach At Aucilla Christian Academy *All loans subject to credit approval. Additional terms available. Other terms and conditions may apply. 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Brooks County came to Boothill in week two and the Cowboys notched their second win of the season with a 29-22 nal score. For their third straight home game, Gainesville High made their way to Madison to take on the Cowboys, but the visiting team left with a 48-23 loss. On Friday, Sept. 19, the Cowboys suffered their rst loss of the season in Jacksonville against Trinity Christian Academy with a nal score 42-7. Their second loss of the season came on the road against Pace High School with a 58-37 score. Last Friday night, the Cowboys dominated once again and defeated the Taylor County High School Bulldogs 55-21. The Cowboys will take on the Ft. White Indians Friday night at home, at 7:30 p.m. We are excited about Fort White coming to town, he said. It's a big district game and Coach Jackson at Fort White always has his teams prepared and they're always physical and tough.
Mount Olive Baptist Church would like to let the people of our county know how much we love and appreciate our pastor, Bro. Greg Ragans. Bro. Greg, we can see and feel the love of God in your sermons each and every worship hour, the love you show for the members of our church and for people all over Madison. You are truly a man of God. We love you Bro. Greg and want to honor you during this Pastor Appreciation Month. The members of Mt. Olive Baptist Church www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, October 15, 2014 14 Madison County CarrierCHURCH Cal U Toda! Call us today to chat with one of our Metal Roof Specialists and nd out how a Premium Metal Roof will not only add incredible curb appeal to your project, but will also help you save BIG on your next energy bill! 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LA S 1 ( 855 ) I T T.GulfCoastSupply www Cal U Toda!-LASTS (485-2787).com .GulfCoastSupply Open 24/7 Honor Your Pastor This OctoberPastor Appreciation blurbs published every Wednesday in OctoberBy Bryant ThigpenGreene Publishing, Inc.October is widely known as breast cancer awareness month. However, the month took on another signicant meaning in 1994 when it was named Pastor Appreciation Month by Focus on the Family. It's a time when congregations across the nation give back to their spiritual leader who has given so much to them. Pastor Appreciation Day was Sunday, Oct. 12. This year marks the 20thAnnual Pastor Appreciation Month and Pastor Appreciation Sunday. Throughout the month of October, Greene Publishingwill publish submitted articles from individuals and congregations who wish to honor their pastor in the Madison County Carrierevery Wednesday throughout the month of October. To celebrate this special occasion, we are asking for community members to submit words of kindness or appreciation about your pastor, alomg with picture to this newspaper. The deadline for submissions is every Monday before 3 p.m. Each submission must be 100 words or less. Please send your responses to email@example.com or you may call the ofce at (850) 973-4141. The idea behind Pastor Appreciation Month was that recognizing and honoring pastors year-round is biblical and proper, but setting aside one month and one special Sunday a year brings the message to the forefront, reminding people not only of all the things their pastor does for them but also giving them the occasion to ponder what they might in turn be able to do for their pastor, minister, leader and church staff.Bible Deliverance ChurchThe congregation at Bible Deliverance Church in Madison would like to take this time to thank our pastor, Tommy Thigpen, during Pastor Appreciation Month. Although Tommy hasn't been behind the steering wheel very long, his effective leadership has already made an impact on the lives of this congregation. His teaching makes the Scriptures easy to understand. His musical talent touches the hearts of people, and his preaching of the Word guides us to a closer relationship with Christ. When the church doors are closed and the lights are turned off, his ministry is just beginning. Our pastor spends countless hours visiting with the sick, those in nursing homes and hospitals and lends a helping hand with whatever work that needs to be done. We're grateful God has chosen you to be our leader. We love you, The congregation of Bible Deliverance Church Tommy Thigpen Pastor of Bible Deliverance ChurchMt. Olive Baptist Church Greg Ragans Pastor of Mt. Olive Baptist ChurchLee Worship CenterBy Bryant ThigpenGreene Publishing, Inc. On Sunday, Oct. 5, Lee Worship Center set aside a special time to honor their pastor on Pastor Appreciation Day. The church presented him with gifts of appreciation and a dinner following morning worship. Sauls brought the morning message titled, "Save the Ashes," taken from Numbers 19:1-10. "Some of you have gone through times in your life when it seemed like everything in your life was on 'Fire,'" Sauls told his congregation. Sauls told the people when they're ready to be completely delivered, there were things they needed to burn: the memories; what they said; how things looked; the hurt feelings; the gossip that came against you; and what they are still trying to do (to you). "They're grinning in your face, and trying to kill you. But you don't have time to worry about it," Sauls said. "When it's all over," he said "the only thing I want you to save are those ashes." He continued, "After you have gone through hell and high water, and everything in your life has been tried and it looked like you were going to have a nervous breakdown, the only thing I want you to save is the ashes. What are the ashes? The ashes are what's left after the burning stops." Photo SubmittedLee Worship Center Pastor Richard Sauls (center) was honored on Sunday, Oct. 5, during their Pastor Appreciation Day service. Sauls is pictured with his two daughters, Hannah (left) and Victoria.ReapersOfTheHarvestChurchThe Reapers of the Harvest Church would like to express their appreciation to Pastor Samuel Bass and wife, Burdette. You are a pastor that leads his people in the way that is right and there for us when needed both day and night. Teaching, leading and guiding us with wisdom and love. Always willing to do God's work. You have given your all and dedicated your life. Beside every good pastor is a good pastor's wife. She is a special lady God has placed in his life. We at Reapers of the Harvest have been so blessed. When God chose our pastor and his wife, he chose the very best. He is a man of God. Dedicated and faithful to teach the Word with a desire in his heart to reach everyone in our community. Pastor Samuel and Sister Bea, we appreciate both of you and send praises to our Lord for sending you. You have led our congregation to be one family in Christ. According to Timothy 5:17, you are worthy of double honor, from all we've seen. Prayers and love, Your church family of Reapers of the Harvest Church Samuel Bass Pastor of Reapers of the Harvest Madison's Got Talent Coming Nov. 8By Bryant ThigpenGreene Publishing, Inc.Anyone with a talent to share is invited to come out to Rocky Springs United Methodist Church on Saturday, Nov. 8, for Madison's Got Talent, a talent competition that is open to Madison County residents. "We want everyone who has talent to come out," said Ginger Jarvis, event coordinator. "It's going to be a great time." The talent contest is open to clean entertainment, which includes dancing, singing, poetry reading, acting, instrumentals and much more. A panel of judges will then pick the top three performances. The first place winner will receive $500; second place will win $300; and third place will walk away with $200. The competition is open to all ages and the deadline to apply is Oct. 24. There is a $15 entrance fee. For more information, please call (850) 464-2022.
By Bryant ThigpenGreene Publishing, Inc.Clint and Crysti Handeld and Family will soon be leaving the United States of America and will become residents of Ethiopia. The family will be moving the rst part of January to their new home overseas for the opportunity of teaching English to immigrants. It's been a passion of mine that has really grown since I was in middle school, said Crysti. Through college, that same passion and excitement continued. Crysti is a lifelong resident of Madison County and has been a member of Fellowship Baptist Church since she was in the second grade. While attending youth group, her pastor encouraged them to share their faith locally, and then abroad. As she got older, the passion of sharing her faith never wavered. In 2007, Crysti met the love of her life, Clint, formerly of Moultrie, Ga., while attending Valdosta State University. We were both involved in the Baptist Collegiate Ministry there, she recalled. We started dating and we were married Oct. 17, 2009. The couple have three beautiful children: Cooper, three, and twins, Reid and Grady, 22 months. While a freshman in college, Clint came to know Christ following the death of a family member. He was invited to attend church, which changed his life forever. I had been attending for about two months and I felt God drawing me to Him, so I surrendered my life to Christ, Clint said. Crysti accepted Jesus Christ as her savior at a very early age. In 1996 while I was attending Vacation Bible School, someone explained why we needed Jesus Christ by using color cards, which represented different things, Crysti said. It was then I realized how much He loved me and I wanted to love Jesus back. Both Clint and Crysti have visited Africa before. So, when the couple decided to move across the border, Ethiopia felt right to the couple. We spent a long time looking and checking out all the different places, Crysti said. We both have visited Africa and we both loved it. I believe God has taught our hearts to love that place. The couple will reside in Addis Abeba, the capital of Ethiopia, and will join a family of friends they met about a year ago. The city itself is pretty large. There's about three million people in the city, which is about the size of Jacksonville, Clint said. In this city, there's only four trafc lights. They're still learning how to use them. You have to watch out for the random livestock walking in the streets, Crysti laughed. As volunteers, the Handelds will teach English to immigrants, which will equip them with tools that will help them be successful in the world. It will be tough leaving the people who we really care about and who really care about us, Clint said. Crysti added although they will be moving overseas, they will still come back and visit. Thankfully with modern technology such as Skype, we can still keep in touch, she said. Fundraising efforts are underway to help this local family with their moving expenses. Clint noted the cost of living is much higher in Ethiopia than here, so their monthly operating budget will be about $6,000 per month. So far, the family has raised about 23 percent of their needed monthly expenses. In addition to the monthly expenses, the family will also have to purchase a vehicle, which will cost approximately $20,000. Living expenses are much more higher over there, Clint laughed. The Handeld Family is very grateful for the support they have received, which has stemmed from their home church, Fellowship Baptist Church, and Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church. We're very grateful for the support from the people who believe in us and has helped us in this journey, Crysti said. It really means a lot to us. The family is also available to speak at local churches and share their testimony about this journey. We would love to speak at local churches and share what God is doing in our lives, Clint said. For those wishing to contact the Handeld family, they may do so by calling (229) 798-0796. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, October 15, 2014Madison County Carrier 15CHURCH Handfield Family: Living By Faith Photo SubmittedThe Handeld family will be leaving Madison County for Ethiopia in January. Pictured from left to right are: Clint, Reid, Cooper, Crysti and Grady Haneld.
www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, October 15, 2014 16 Madison County CarrierCHURCH C h u r c h D i r e c t o r yFirst United Methodist Church (850) 973-6295 Rev. Robert E. Laidlaw Pocko 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 Highlights From The Fifth Annual Brotherhood Golf Scramble By Bryant ThigpenGreene Publishing, Inc.Saturday proved to be the perfect day for an afternoon on the golf course as church members from Madison and surrounding counties gathered for the Fifth Annual Brotherhood Golf Tournament at the Madison Country Club. According to coevent coordinator Roy Faglie, the purpose of the golf tournament is to strengthen the fellowship among the churches who are members of the Middle Florida Baptist Association. We want to strengthen the fellowship and communication with our fellow Christian brothers among our association, Faglie said. Faglie also noted the annual golf tournament serves as a great tool for reaching people outside the four walls of a church. We see this as a way to reach out to those who don't attend church. They may love to play golf and will go to a golf tournament, but they don't go to church. This will be a great opportunity for them to be around Christian brothers and hear the message of Christ, Faglie said. There were 10 different churches that were represented in the tournament and several individuals took home prizes. The team who won the golf tournament was comprised of Ed Hebert, Wayne Asbell, Danny Deason and John Morris. The longest drive award went to Will Morris. Cricket Edwards and Chris Eades were recognized for achieving the closest to the pin. At the end of the tournament, players and spectators were treated to a delicious bar-b-cue meal. We would like to thank the Madison Country Club for allowing us to use their facilities for hosting this Brotherhood Golf Scramble, Faglie said. We appreciate the players and especially the nice weather we had that day. We had an enjoyable time.Photo By Roy FaglieFriends got together on Saturday and competed in the Fifth Annual Brotherhood Golf Tournament. Pictured from left to right are: R.D. Stanl, Bill Thrasher, Roy Ames and Louis Driggers.Photo By Roy FaglieThe team from the First Baptist Church of Madison was comprised of (from left to right): Lee Gordon, Mark Branham, Steve Ersch and Ricky Henderson.Photo By Roy FaglieEd Hebert (left), Wayne Asbell (center) and Danny Deason were named the winning team of the golf tournament. Not pictured is John Morris.Photo By Roy FaglieThree friends, Annette Deason (left), Gerri Bucher (center) and Karen Stewart enjoyed a round of golf on Saturday.Photo By Roy FaglieLee Gordon gives it his best shot.Photo By Roy FaglieDanny Deason prepares to swing the club.
We have often heard people use the phrase "I am blessed," which is true simply because we are blessed. We are blessed indeed, simply by having the privilege of living in such a great nation; one that affords us freedom of worship and witness without fear of persecution. And, too, we are blessed living in a land of opportunities and prosperity. But the term "bless/blessed" is rooted deeper than in geography and materialism. By no means is it wrong for the term "bless/blessed" to be used. It is a Christian word; it is a spiritual word; and it is a biblical word. However, the word "bless/blessed" has been hijacked by our culture. It is too often, however, used loosely while in many instances misunderstood. When we say we are "blessed," we need to understand the usage of the term in how we are implying it; so that there will be no misrepresentation of the term. The term "bless" is dened biblically in various ways, depending on how the term is used in its content. The various meanings of the term are: "To praise, to celebrate with praises"--of that which is addressed to God; "To consecrate a thing with solemn prayers"--that of which to ask God's blessing; and "Happy or blissful"--that which Jesus used on the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:1-11). But there is also another meaning of the term "bless/blessed," which means "a self-contained happiness" by which many associates the term; thereby using it more frequent in the geography and materialism concept than realized. For example, the Greeks thought that Cypress had everything one needed to be happy. Because of its geographical location, perfect climate, and fertile soil they believed that anyone who lived on Cypress had it made in the shade. Therefore, they associated the term in "a selfcontained happiness," calling the Island of Cypress "the happy isle." We, American Christians, too often associate the term "bless" in the same matter, even though not realizing it. Not only do we associate the term "bless/blessed" with our geographic location, but also materialism. Please do not get me wrong. We are truly blessed of God! I fully agree that we live in a land, not only of opportunities, but also a land of prosperity. And, YES! We should be grateful for such a blessing. But we must keep in mind that too often we associate being blessed based on the materialism we possess. The world views success (blessing) by what one owns; such as the size of house one lives in and/or type of vehicle one drives, etc. We must understand, however, we are blessed no matter what size of house, apartment, or condo we live in or what kind of car we drive. Whatever one may possess only by the grace of God we have what we have. What about third world countries, can not they be blessed? What about the person that cannot afford even a car of any sort, are they not blessed? I think, or hope, you get the picture I am presenting. Being "blessed" is not based on the geographic or materialistic aspects of life, but that of God alone. Only by the grace (blessing) of God we live where we dwell and have what we possess!!! We must not use the term "bless/blessed" as it has been used so loosely by the hijackers. We must understand what it really means to be blessed by the implications of the term that Jesus used in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:1-11). We are truly "blessed" when we are poor in spirit; mourners; hunger and thirst for righteousness; merciful; pure in heart; peacemakers; persecuted for righteousness' sake; and when people revile, persecute, and say all manner of evil against us falsely for His sake. YES! All Christians, no matter the geography or materialism, can be blessed and are blessed when we practice the Christian principles found in the Sermon on the Mount by our Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ! I pray that the article has been a "blessing" to you and will help you along your journey with Jesus! Pastor Benjie Dyal is the pastor of New Home Baptist Church in Madison, Fl. He can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or his church study at (850)973-4965. www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, October 15, 2014Madison County Carrier 17CHURCH The PulpitBy Benjie Dyal Pastor of New Home Baptist Church I Am BlessedFour Local Churches To Celebrate HomecomingBy Bryant ThigpenGreene Publishing, Inc.Homecoming is a special time each year set aside to reflect back on the past, talk about current happenings and look to the future of the church's ministry in the community. It's also an occasion to celebrate the anniversary of the church. From now until the end of the calendar year, four churches in the Madison County will be celebrating homecoming. On Sunday, Oct. 26, Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church will hold its homecoming service. The following Sunday, Nov. 2, St. John's Missionary Baptist Church in Greenville, Faith Baptist Church in Madison, and Lee First Baptist Church will hold its homecoming service. Church CalendarOctober 18 Hickory Grove Founder's Day is set for Saturday, Oct. 18, on the grounds of the Hickory Grove United Methodist Church. The event begins around 7 a.m. and runs until late afternoon. October 19-22 Lee Worship Center will be holding revival services beginning on Sunday, Oct. 19, and ending on Wednesday, Oct. 22. Sunday evening service will begin at 6 p.m. and services Monday-Wednesday will begin at 7 p.m. nightly. For more information, please call (919) 745-0225. The church is located at 471 SE Magnolia Dr., in Lee.October 25 The Madison Church of God will be hosting "October Fest" on Sat., Oct. 25, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. There will be a free mystery dinner, three-onthree basketball tournament, kickball, volleyball, bon re with smores, and a 15 minute devotion led by Youth Pastor Branton Treglown. Everyone is invited to attend. November 8 Good Shepherd Catholic Church's Friendship Circle is having their Annual Arts & Crafts Show on November 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. We are located at 4665 Thomasville Rd., Tallahassee, about two miles north of I-10. Over 60 vendors selling a wide variety of art and handmade items, as well as coffee, donuts, baked goods and lunch food available for purchase.November 9 Classic Praise will be in concert at the First Baptist Church on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 5 p.m. The church is located at 134 West Meeting Ave., in Madison.November 21 Sunday Drive, one of America's favorite comedy bands, and LifeSong will be in concert at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Madison on Friday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. Admission is free, however, a love offering will be received during the concert. For more information, please call (850) 464-0114.
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www.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, October 15, 2014Madison County Carrier 19 All Legals are posted on line at www.greenepublishing.com All local legals are also published at www.oridapublicnotices.com ----Legals ---10/8, 10/15 Certied Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator The Town of Greenville (Madison County) requests proposals from individuals or rms for water and wastewater treatment plant operator services. Current Fl DEP stafng requirements are as follows: (1) Water Treatment Plant 3 hours/day for 5 days/week and one weekend visit; (2) Wastewater Treatment Plant-One-half hour/day for 5 days/week and one weekend visit. Individuals may submit proposals on either a contract for services or as a full time Town employee. Proposals must include qualications (minimum requirement of valid Class C Florida Water and Wastewater Operators License); proposed fee schedule (or desired salary); and at least three work related references. Send proposal/resume to Town of Greenville, ATTN: Plant Operator Proposal, P.O. Box 235, 154 SW Old Mission Avenue, Greenville, Fl 32331, no later than 11 a.m., EST, Wednesday, October 22, 2014. For further information, contact Mr. J.C. Fead, Public Works Supervisor at 850/242-8284. The Town of Greenville reserves the right to reject any and all proposals in whole or in part, to waive any minor defects in the process, and to accept the proposal deemed solely by the Town to be in the Towns best interests. Fair Housing/Equal Employment Opportunity/Afrmative Action Jurisdiction10/8, 10/15 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: The District Board of Trustees of North Florida Community College will hold its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 5:30 p.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, Ofce of the President, 325 NW Turner Davis Dr., Madison, FL 32340. For disability-related accommodations, contact the NFCC Ofce of College Advancement, 850-973-1653. NFCC is an equal access/equal opportunity employer.10/15 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that JUDY H. ANDREWS the holder of the following certicate has led said certicate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certicate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it is assessed is as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 12-1312 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2012 NAME IN, WHICH ASSESSED: JAMES C. STRICKLAND PARCEL ID: 34-3N-10-6151-003-000 LEGAL DESCRIPTION: COMMENCING AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE EAST LINE OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW/4) OF SECTION 34, TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH, RANGE 10 EAST AND THE WATSON LINE IN MADISON COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND RUN THENCE NORTH 860539 WEST ALONG SAID WATSON LINE 286.58 TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING AND LEAVING SAID WATSON LINE, RUN THENCE S 003011 WEST 456.0 THENCE RUN NORTH 860539 WEST 191.40, THENCE RUN NORTH 003011 EAST 456.0 TO THE NORTH SAID OF A 30 GRADED ROAD AND THE WATSON LINE, THENCE RUN SOUTH 860539 EAST ALONG SAID WATSON LINE 191.40 TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 2.0 ACRES, MORE OR LESS All of said property being in the County of Madison, State of Florida. Unless such certicate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described in such certicate will be sold to the highest bidder at the west front door at the Madison County Courthouse on the 20th day of NOVEMBER 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 7th day of October, 2014 TIM SANDERS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT MADISON COUNTY MADISON, FLORIDA BY: /s/ Renata Keeling DEPUTY CLERK 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5 LEGAL NOTICE MADISON COUNTY TRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED COORDINATING BOARD BUSINESS MEETING The North Central Florida Regional Planning Council announces a business meeting to which all persons are invited. DATE AND TIME: November 3, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. PLACE: City Commission Meeting Room located at 321 SW Rutledge Street, Madison, Florida GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To conduct a regular business meeting of the Madison County Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board. A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: North Central Florida Regional Planning Council, 2009 NW 67th Place, Gainesville, Florida 32653-1603. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this public hearing and business meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 2 business days before the meeting by contacting 352.955.2200 If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1.800. 955.8771 (TDD) or 1.800. 955.8770 (Voice). If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at the meeting, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued.10/15 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING The City of Madison will hold two public meetings on Thursday, October 16, 2014, in the City Commission Chambers at City Hall, 321 SW Rutledge Street, Madison FL. The purpose of the meetings is to obtain public input on the Citys application for Florida Recreation Development Program (FRDAP) Grants. The rst meeting is scheduled at 4:15 p.m. concerning Lanier Field future Tennis Court. The second meeting is scheduled at 4:30 p.m. concerning Sumpter A. James, Jr. Park. All interested parties are encouraged to attend the meeting. For more information contact, Charles D. Hitchcock, Jr. at 850-973-5083.10/10, 10/15 9/17, 10/15 10/15, 10/22 NOTICE There will be a regular scheduled meeting of the Aucilla Area Solid Waste Administration on October 20, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Aucilla Area Solid Waste Facility located at 1313 S.W. Greenville Hills Road Greenville, Florida. If you have any question please contact 850-948-4875.10/15 SUWANNEE RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following application for permit was received on September 29, 2014: Nestle Waters North America, Inc., 690 NE Hawthorn Avenue, Lee, FL 32059, has submitted an application to modify Water Use Permit Number 2-079-2185448, for beverage processing use, requesting the removal of unnecessary or redundant environmental monitoring requirements. The project is located in Township 1 North, Range 10 East, Section 24, and Township 1 North, Range 11 East, Sections 19 and 20, in Madison County. Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written request for a staff report containing proposed agency action regarding the application by writing to the Suwannee River Water Management District, Attn: Resource Management, 9225 C.R. 49, Live Oak, Florida 32060. Such comments or requests must be received by 5:00 PM within 14 days from the date of publication. No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further proceedings. Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing, pursuant to Title 28, Florida Administrative Code, regarding the proposed agency action by submitting a written request after reviewing the staff report.10/15 Check Us Out Online! www.greenepublishing.com Stay Up-To-Date On The Latest Happenings In Madison County Or Get Access To The FULL Edition of Every Paper at http://online.greenepublishing.com
Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, October 9, 2014Stacey Hankins class from hosting school MCCS, learned how to stop, drop and roll before wrapping up the days event by posing for a picture with reghters Dan Studstill (left) and Ethan Shannon (right) along with re mascot Sparky (center). Stude nts in the front row, from left to right, are: Michael Miller, Marlene Hernandez, K'rion Wilson and Elizabeth Anderson. In the middle row, from left to right, are: Travis Lee, Keyon Mccray, Jamarion Johnson, Jamarcus Smith, Nyla Dickey, Za'Mir Thompkins, Jamesia Ray and Ithze l Cruz. Students standing in the back row, from left to right, are: Kelyssa Hall, Sa'Briyah Bareld, Jashonti Norwood, Jalizya Turner and Markis Farmer. JA FIRESAFETYDAYATMCCSwww.greenepublishing.com Wednesday, October 15, 2014 20 Madison County Carrier Follow us at: CallForAFREEConsultation.NoFeesorCostsUntilRecovery TollFree877-997-8181 www.CaminezLaw.com MonticelloOffice1307S.JeffersonSt.850-997-8181 TallahasseeOffice1882CapitalCircleNE,Suite103 JonD.Caminez,BoardCertifiedCivilTrialAttorney ShannonBrown,ParalegalScottL.Wolf,AttorneyBarneyStallworth,Investigator WWW.CAMINEZLAW.COM Thehiringofalawyerisanimportantdecisionthatshouldnotbebasedsolelyuponadvertisements. Beforeyoudecide,askustosendyouwritteninformationaboutourqualificationsandexperiences.AutoAccidents Truck&Tractor TrailerAccidents MotorcycleAccidents WrongfulDeath DefectiveProducts MedicalNegligence/ Malpractice Slip&Fall PremisesLiability NursingHome Negligence Accidents-Injury-DeathCases PracticingPersonalInjuryLawSince1972 Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, October 9, 2014Greenville Elementary School student Marley Miller enjoys getting a hug from Smokey the Bear.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, October 9, 2014Julia Waldrep, who headed up the day of re safety for the JA, talks to Amy Fletcher and Nancy Varns classes from Lee Elementary School. JA goodie bags included a coloring book, snacks, stickers and pencils.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, October 9, 2014Kristy Greens class from Madison Academy had a good time at the event, learning re safety from employees of the Forestry Service and Sparky the Fire Department mascot. Pictured kneeling in the front row, from left to right, is: Mrs. Kristy Green, Gracelynn Newsome, Clay Chaney, Kannon Plain, Vance Vullo, Lexi Christmas, Morgan Crosby (homeschooled) and Joey Pennington. Standing in the back row, from left to right, are: Forest Ranger Chris Norris, Emma Thompson, Kiley Malone, Will Latner, Thad Lawson, Micah Jenkins, Erin Burnett, Ben Gamalero, Bryson Olive, Trey Silvernell and Forest Ranger Tanner Greene.Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, October 9, 2014The Junior Auxiliary of Madison sponsored Fire Safety for second graders at MCCS, working with the Fire Department and Forestry Service of Madison in an effort to increase awareness of re safety. JA members who worked the event, left to right, are: Carolyn Thigpen, Melanie Crosby, Kelly Renfroe, Kisha Tolar, Christy Grass, Julia Waldrep and Stacey Newsome. JA members who worked the event but were not available for the picture are: Lori Newman, Mary K. Blume, Leslie Vullo and Soneyda Jarvis.By Rose KleinGreene Publishing, Inc.For the second year, the Junior Auxiliary (JA) has sponsored "Fire Safety Day for second graders at the Madison County Central School. The project partners with the Madison Fire Department and the Madison County Forestry Service in an effort to increase awareness of fire safety to young children. Schools participating in the event were Madison County Central School (who hosted the event), Greenville Elementary, Lee Elementary, Madison Academy and Pinetta Elementary. Approximately 230 second grade students enjoyed a tour of the ladder truck, learning about equipment worn by firefighters, practicing "stop, drop and roll, visiting with fire department mascot Sparky, seeing large fire-fighting machinery used by the forestry service, hugging Smokey the Bear, being shown library books that can be accessed through their school library and receiving a fire hat and goodie bag from JA, as well as a goodie bag from the Forestry Service. The JA of Madison County is a service organization dedicated to improving the lives of children in the community. This local chapter received national recognition last year at the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries conference in May for the implementation of this project. Greene Publishing, Inc. Photo By Rose Klein, October 9, 2014Bruce Jordan looks every bit the Fire Chief while standing in front of the departments ladder truck.