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A final look back at headlines from 2008 ,Below
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Serving all the Communities ofAlachua County


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This newspaper named 2007 Business of the Year Alachua Chamber of Commerce


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Today Staff Report
ALACHUA -An Alachua family was robbed
at gunpoint early Tuesday morning when three
men wearing ski masks kicked the front door of
the home down and stole an LCD flat screen TV
along with other items, according to an Alachua
Police Department (APD) rep6rt.
The robbery occurred in the 14800 block of
N.W. 134th Terrace at about 3 a.m., and one of
the robbers reportedly; had a rifle, according to


the report.
The two adult victims in the house were pulled-
out of bed and informed that they would have'to
cooperate, according to the APD.
The victims were told to "give it up," but the
victims said they did not know what the robbefs
were looking for in the house.
As the robbers were leaving, they removed
an LCD flat screen TV, several bottles of beer,.
ALACHUA:
Continued on page 42.


Hampton Inn pushing,


past final hurdles.


By CRAIG COX
Today Reporter
.ALACHUA-TheHampton
Inn planned for the city of
Alachua .is clearing its final
hurdles toward construction,
said Jay Poole, president
of E.P.H. Management and
Development.
Poole said his company is
finalizing water permits with
the city, and the hotel will be
ready for construction once the
permits are received. He would
not specify when he expects to
begin construction.
"At this point, everything
holding us u is. out of my


control," he said. "As soon -as
we get these permits, we are
pretty much ready to go." i
The architecture and design
plans are complete, and the
site plan is about 90 percent
complete, Poole said.
The four-story, 74-unithotel
is slated for 3.6 acres across
from Santa Fe High School onbi
U.S. Hwy 441.
The hotel will have several
key features, including high
speed internet, .an outdoor
pool, a meeting room for 50 to
15 people, a small shop with
amenities such as microwave


HAMPTON INN:
Costinuied on ceA2


Area businesses brace


for championship rush


By CRAIG COX
Today Reporter
ALACHUA With the
University of Florida (UF)
Gators taking on the University
of Oklahoma (OU) Sooners in
the National Championship
game on Thursday, local
businesses are buckling down
for a rush of fans looking to
watch the showdown.
Beef '0' Brady's is


expected to have a packed
house for the game, so owner
Dan McCann is placing extra
TVs throughout the restaurant,
providing some 15 screens for
customers to watch.
Extra employees will also
be staffed at the restaurant to
serve the influx of football-
fans. Employee Jamie Burgess-
said seats at the restaurant will
GATORS:
Continued on page A5'


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Alachua, High Springs both see armed robberies


Armed robber breaks into High Triokicksin door, robs Alachua


Springs home

By TRACEY MCMANUS
Today Reporter
HIGH SPRINGS Police are still searching
for two men accused of breaking into a home
in High Springs on Friday and stealing an
undetermined amount of money and valuables.
The homeowner called police after he, his
three-month-old daughter, a friend and her
four-year-old daughter were forced into the
living room where a 'suspect armed with a knife


Newberry

residents.

face waste

collection

increase
By TRACEY MCMANUS
Today Reporter
NEWBERRY The
Newberry City Commission.
will decide Monday whether
to grant Waste 'Pro's request.
for a 3.93 percent rate increase
for residential and'commercial
properties in the city.
The increase would mean
NEWBERRY:
Continued on pageA ,


Countywide

burn ban

extended

Special to Alachua County Today
ALACHUA COUNTY -
After further review of Alachua
County's current wildland
fire conditions and the area's
weather forecast, Chief Will
Gray May Jr., Director of the
Alachua County Department of
Public Safety, recommended an
BURN BAN:
Continued oni page A4


demanded cash and valuables from the adults.
They adults were then ordered to get on the floor
while the suspects fled on foot to a red SUV such
as GMC or Chevrolet Jimmy, according to High
Springs Chief of Police James Troiano's report.
The suspect armed with the knife was
described as a 5-foot-9 to 5-foot-11 white male
with average build and dressed in all black
and a black ski mask. The.second suspect was
HS ROBBERY:
Continued on page A4


Santa Fe High students


put theories to the test


BRW'N BOUKARIIAlachua County Today
Santa Fe High School student Josh Hull explains his science project to judges during a science
fair at the school on Wednesday afternoon. The fair marked the first to be held in some 10 years
at the school.


SBy CRAIG COX
Today Repoter .
ALACHUA Weaving through the throngs
of expectant eyes and cardboard displays, the 26
judges knew they had a tough decision to make.
Thesejudgesweregiventhetaskofdetermining
the most informative and inspirational projects
at Santa Fe High School's (SFHS) science fair,


which was held Wednesday and was the first fair
the school has had in 10 years: ..
Students were given 11 science categories,
from which to make their projects, including
behavioral, botany, chemistry, earth science,
engineering, environmentalscience, mathematics,
medicine and health, microbiology, physics and
SCIENCE FAIIR
Continued on page A4


A final look back at 2008


By BRYAN BOUKARI
Today Reporter
Editor's note.: As afollow
up to Part I, this edition rounds
out our traditional year in
review Part II of our annual
look back reviews the stories
reported in Alachua County.
Today newspaper from July
through December.
July
JoelDeCourseywasnamed
as Alachua's new top copy in
July. He was selected from
over 80 applicants bidding
for the police chief position.
DeCoursey, a former captain


Alachua County Today file photo


Benefit held for di:


By CRAIGCOX
Today Reporter
HIGH SPRINGS When
a fire ravaged through the
historic Keene family 'home
in downtown High Springs in
early December,-the family of
'eight was left with essentially
nothing.
A space heater in the front
room had overloaded, a power
oord, sparking the fire that
gutted the two-story Victorian
home.. The pictures, furniture,
money, clothes and food were
all gone ashes were all that
remained.
Thp family received
HS BENEFIT:
Continued on page A5


Photo by Chelsea Pickett/special to Alachua County Today
High Springs Lions Club members pitched in to help raise
money for the Keene family during a benefit on Dec. 27.


family Suspects wore ski masks


Among the many major headlines in Alacnua County toaay
REVIEW: was one announcing the sale of the family-owned Hitchcock's
Continued on page A6 grocery store chain in November.


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Jesse says,

"Judgments

prevent us from

seeing the good

that lies beyond

appearances."


Lois Carroll
Lois Carroll passed away
December 26, 2008. A native of
Cleveland, Ohio, she attended
Hiram College (Qhio) where
she met her husband, James.
Carroll.,
Lois moved to Florida in
1959, spending more than a
decade sailing in the Florida
Keys, before settling in .High
Springs 28 years ago.
Lois was a homemaker,
caregiver, avid birdwatcher,
gardener and reader. She was
a loving wife, mother, nana and
sister.
Lois was preceded by her
husband of 52 years, James
J. Carroll, her parents and her
eldest sister.
. Survivors include her son,
Michael Carroll of Burnsville,
North Carolina; daughter,
Eileen Carroll of High Springs;
grandson, Kyle Helms of
Iowa City, Iowa; sisters, Carol
(Robert Pardee) ofWaynesboro,
Virginia anid Pidge (Al) Tusin
of Troy, Michigan; as well as by
her many nieces, nephews and

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providing therapists to admin-
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For many people, this therapy
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Funding for this project
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Anyone who wants treatment
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family. She is also survived by
her beloved pets, Chloe, Lola,
Max and Teddy Bear.
The family will celebrate
Lois' life privately.
In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions may be made to
Gainesville Pet Rescue.


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(Darrell)
and Free
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his son
law, Lt.
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James Ernest "Ernie" Missour
eight gr
Barrett numerous
James Ernest "Ernie" The
Barrett died Saturday, January lieu of
3, 2009 at Haven Hospice E.T. should
York CareI, Center,
Gainesville,'Florida.
He was 77.
Ernie was born
in Canton,, North
Carolina, January
25, 1931 to James
Edward and Legie
Payne Barrett who
preceded him in Barrett
death. Hee is also
preceded in death by
two brothers: J.L. and Carroll at the
Barrett. Ernie lived many years Springs
in Poplar Bluff, MO., before at 11 a
moving back to High Springs Road, H
in 1990. will foll
Ernie served in the United Cemetel
States Air Force from 1949 until under th
his discharge in February 1954, and Cre
Airman 2nd Class. He was Springs.
Retired Chief, Environmental
Management Services for the Obitui
Veterans Administration. Ernie aries i
was a member of the Church of consid
God, High Springs, Florida publish
Survivors include his wife, by Ala
Charlotte Dorsey Barrett of Obitua
High Springs; his daughters for style


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Starke Woman's Club
201 N. Walnut St.
STARKE
'rues. Jan 20, 7:30pm
High Springs Civic Center
320 NW f US-441
HIGH SPRINGS
Wed., Jan. 21, 7:30pm
Swick House
15010 NW 142nd Terrace
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HAMPTON INN: _______
Continued from page Al

Hotel will employ 25


people
dinners and popcorn, a business
center with computers to print
and fax, and complementary hot
breakfasts.
The hotel will employ
between 20 and 25 people, he
said.
Poole said he. decided on the
location because he is from Lake
City, his wife is from Alachua,
and the city seemed to fit all of
the requirements for the hotel.
"It just seemed like a great
location," Poole said. "It's
close to 1-75, it's near all of the

ALACHUA:
*Continued from page Al


springs in the area, there are
Gator games so we will have
customers, and there are a lot
of great things going on with
Progress Corporate Park."
The site for the hotel is
already zoned for the business,
so no changes will have to be
made to the zoning map.
There are more than 1,300
Hampton Inns throughout the
nation. Hampton Inn is part of
the Hilton Family hotels.
# # #


s-in-law, Sharon Croy
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da (Eddie) Plemmons,
le, South Carolina;
ns and daughters-in-
Cmdr. James Michael
Barrett, D.O., Medical
J.S. Navy, Jeffrey Alan
Croy, Wappappello,
i; 14 grandchildren;
eat grandchildren and
is nieces and nephews.
family requests that in
flowers contributions
go to Haven Hospice,
4200 N.W. 90th
Blvd., Gainesville,
FL. 32606.
The family
received friends on
Wednesday evening
at the Milam Funeral
Home, 17593 N.W.
Hwy 441, High
Springs, Florida.
Funeral Services
will be conducted
Church' of God, High
on Thursday morning
.m., 201 Poe Springs
igh Springs, FL. Burial
ow at the Highs Springs
ry in the Dorsey Lot,
e care of Milam Funeral
matiort Services, High

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tall with a heavy build and a dark
complexion. He was wearing
dark clothing and a black ski
mask.
One of the victims stated
that this suspect appeared to be
in his early 20s. The other two
suspects were wearing dark
clothing and black ski masks as
well, and they were described
as being about 150 pounds and
between 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet
9 inches.


PUBLIC NOTICE

TOWN OF LACROSSE

THE TOWN OF LACROSSE, FLORIDA will hold an election
on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 for the following offices:


Council Seat No. 3-
Council Seat No. 4 -
Council Seat No. 5 -
Mayor


Two year term
Two year term
Two year term
Two year term


You must be a registered voter residing in the corporate limits
of the Town of LaCrosse, Florida. Qualifying date for the
above offices will be January 19th through January 22nd.
Qualifying papers may be picked up at City Hall during
regular office hours.
Office Hours: Tuesday & Thursday
9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
All qualifying papers must be received at City Hall on or
before 1:30 p.m. on January 22, 2009.
Shirley Pruitt,
Town Clerk
Town of LaCrosse
(Published: Alachua County Today January 08,; 009)



PUBLIC NOTICE

A Neighborhood meeting will be held to discuss a
site plan application for additions to Alachua Farm &
Lumber located at 14101 NW 145th Ave. This is not
a public hearing. The purpose of this ineeting is to
inform neighboring property owners of the nature of
the proposal and to, seek their comments.

The meeting will be held Monday, January 26,2009 at
5:15 pm at Alachua Farm & Lumber.

Contact Person: Brett Crews (386)754-4085


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wallets and a small amount of
cash.
The robbers fled in a vehicle
that was parked in the roadway
about 100 yards from the house.
The vehicle was described
as a dark, early-model Cadillac,
possibly a Fleetwood, with
vertical brake lights.
Two children were' in the
house at the time of the robbery,
but neither was hurt.
The robber with the firearm
was described as being between
6 feet 1 inch and 6 feet 2 inches








ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY COMMUNITY CORNER THURSDAY, JANUARY 08, 2009 A3





C omn nunity C orner



Meetings & Events in the Heartlands


PUBLIC
MEETINGS

mArcher Meets the 2nd and
4th Monday of each month at
7 p.m. at City Hall, 16870 SW
134 Ave.
*Alachua (City) Meets the
1st and 3rd Monday of each
month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
*Alachua County Meets the
2nd and 4th Tuesday of each
month at 9 a.m. at the County
Administration Building, 12
SE 1st -Street, Room 209,
Gainesville. Citizen comments
are taken at 9:30 a.m. and 5:30
p.m.
SGainesville Meets the
2nd and 4th Monday of
each month at 1 p.m. at City
Hall Auditorium, 200 East
University Avenue.
*Hawthorne Meets the 1st
Monday of each month at 6:30
p.m. at City Hall.
EHigh Springs Meets the 2nd
and 4thThursday of each month
at 6:30 p.m. in City Hall.
NLaCrosse Meets the 2nd
Monday of each month at 7:30
p.m. at Town Hall.
RMicanopy Meets the 2nd
Tuesday of each month at 7:30
p.m. at Town Hall.
ONewberry Meets the 2nd
and 4th Monday of each month
at 7 p.m. at CityHall .
RWaldo Meets the 2nd
Tuesday of each month at 7
p.m. at Yerkes Center.


* Alachua Community
Market is now open every
Friday (weather permitting)
from 2 p.m. to dusk. Vendors
welcome. Selling farm
produce, plants, crafts, green
products. For more information:
healthnews@windstream.net,
386-418-1234. Volunteers
needed to help develop this
community space. The market
is located at 14804 NW 140
Street, one block from Main
Street in downtown Alachua.
* Quality health care in
your own backyard! Archer
Family Health Care has
expanded to a new location and
provides affordable, quality
health care for children, adults
and families. We provide a
range of services from physical
exams to immunizations and
prescriptions. We help cover the
cost of care for families with
little or no income and no health
insurance. Selected insurance is
accepted, including Medicaid
and Medicare. A limited number
of same day appointments are
available. This is a service of
the UF College of Nursing.
Call 352-495-2550 for more
information.
m The Gainesville Gator
softball organization is holding
their spring/summer try outs
for 12u, 14u, and 16u teams on
Jan. 10, 2009 at The Girls Place
located at 2101 NW 39th Ave.
For more information, please
visit our web site" at www,.
Seteamz.eom/ggators/index.cfnr
or call Rick Pena at 352-317-
4426.
* A benefit program will be
held for Joy Hickmon Parker


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352.463.7171

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on Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. The
program will be at Mt Carmel
United Methodist Church.
For more information or to
participate, call Charlene at
386-454-1467 or John at 386-
454-8492.
* Alachua Children's
Theater is accepting
registration for the classic tale
The Wizard of Oz through
Jan. 15.. This is an excellent
adaptation of the story with all
the beloved characters including
Dorothy, Aunt Em, Uncle
Henry, the Munchkins, the
Cowardly Lion, the Scarecrow,
the Tin Man, the Wicked Witch.
There's plenty of room for the
other performers, too, as winged
monkeys, animals, guards and
servants. Production is open
to ages 6-16. Full costume
production will be held at the
Alachua Women's Club. For
more information, contact Carol
Jackson at JacksonCarolm@
yahoo.corn or 352-870-3535.
* Forest Grove Baptist
Church will host a blood drive
in memory of Mac McCall, the
late owner of McCall's TV in
High Springs. The blood drive
will be at Forest Grove Baptist
Church, located at 22575 NW
94th Avenue, Alachua. The
blood drive will be from 1
p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan.
11. Donors will receive a
recognition item and cholesterol
screening. Free hotdogs and
sodas will be provided. Call
the church at 386-462-3921 for
more information.
m The Gainesville Warrior
Girls Fast Pitch Softball
Organization will be holding


tryouts for the 10U and 12U
teams 2009 season. 10 U tryouts
will be held on Saturday, Jan.
10 from 2-4 p.m. at Memorial
Park, High Springs (US 441
fields). 12U tryouts will be held
on Saturday, Jan. 17 from 2-4
p.m. at Memorial Park in High
Springs.
For additional information,
call Coach Phil Riley at 352-
215-1884, email pjriley.1@
netzero.net or view website
http://gainesvillewarriors.
teamopolis.com.
Choir #2 at Mt. Nebo
United Methodist Church
will celebrate their 12th
anniversary on Friday, Jan.
9 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday,
Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. Please come
and worship with us. For
more information, contact Bro.
Donald Page, Sr. at 352-377-
0021. The church is located at
9975 NW 143 Street, Alachua.
Pastor Rev. Ricardo George.
m Tennis anyone? The City,
of High Springs Recreation
Division is now taking
registration for the Adult Tennis
League. It doesn't matter if you
are a beginner or an old pro, we
will match you up and put you
in a schedule. Stop by the High
Springs City Hall and sign up
today. The fee is only $20.
For further information
on tennis or any recreation,
contact Johanne at High
Springs City Hall, 386-454-
.1416, extension 5 or email
HighSpringsRecreation@
yahoo.com.
* The City of High
Springs Recreation Division
is currently taking "team


S=merts

Bank


www.amerisbank.com


registrations" for Adult Co-
Ed Softball teams. Get your
company involved and build
employee moral and fitness.
Games will start on Thursday,
Jan. 22. Scheduled games will
be on Monday and Thursday
nights. This season the fee is
only $200 per team. Each team
is to order their own numbered
uniform shirts and to pay the
fees of $22 per game. Contact
Johanne Bell for information
and to reserve your team for the
schedule. All forms and fees
must be turned in before the first
game.
There will be a coaches/
team manager meeting at the
High Springs Civic Center on
Wednesday, Jan. 21 starting
at 6:30 p.m. For further
information, contact Johanne
at HighSpringsRecreation@
yahoo.com or call High Springs
City Hall at 386-454-1416,
extension 5.
* The Alachua Woman's
Club is hosting a seminar
by Jay Murray, Financial
Advisor, entitled "Courage,
Perspective, Discipline and
Patience" on Tuesday, Jan.
13 at 7 p.m. Come and review
2008 and look forward to
2009. Everyone is welcome.
The Alachua Woman's Club is


located at 14565 Main Street
(the Clubhouse) in Alachua.
* The High Springs
Community Development
Association, Inc. will have
a Dr. Martin Luther King,
Jr. Celebration Jan. 8 -11.
Schedule of Activities or .'as
follows: Thursday. Jan. 8 'at
7:30 p.m. Mt. Carmel United
Methodist Church, Speaker -
Rev. Vernon Randall. Friday,
Jan. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Anderson
Memorial Church of God in
Christ. Saturday, Jan. 10 at
5 p.m. High Springs Civic
Center, Speaker- Mr. Charles
Chestnut,III -Donations -'$20.
Sunday Jan. 11 at 4 p.m: -
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist
Church, Speaker Rev. Adrian
Weeks, Pastor St Matthew
Baptist Church. For additional
information or to purchase
tickets, contact Tammy at 386-
454-2208, or John at 386-454-
8492 .
* Winter Art Fair @ Tioga -
60 artists and fine craftsperson
show works at Winter Art Fair
@ Tioga at West NewberryRoad
and SW 127 Street, Gainesville
on Friday, Feb. 27, 5-10 p.m.;
Saturday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m.-5pt.fm.
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Thursday, January 22nd, Alachua County
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Thursday, January 29th, Kanapaha Middle
School, 5005 SW 75th Street, Gainesville

All meetings will run from 5:30 pm to 8:00
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followed by overview of the EAR and major
community issues, and then small group discussion of
issues and options for addressing them.
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SThe New Year is here and the final strains ofAuld
Lang Syne are history. The perennial Christmas -
New Years holiday rush is over. The only remainders
of the past few weeks are bedraggled Christmas
trees, crumpled Hallmark cards and cardboard boxes
dressed in tattered wrapping paper and limp bows
lining the curbs.
It's January which means back to school, back
to work and back to counting the humdrum days until
the next holiday which, for some, will
fall on Monday, Jan. 19 as we celebrate
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Who among us doesn't like
holidays?
Most of us are a hard working lot
and deserve holidays, and lots of them.
Some' folks think there are too many
holidays, especially for government
workers. But comparatively speaking,
that may not be the case. For instance,
the Feds celebrate with 10 holidays
while the fine employees of the
Sunshine State celebrate with 10 as
well, including the floating "birthday,"
and the schools...well, I admit defeat Ellen Bo
on trying to keep up with what has
become a moving target.
The French and the Brits have 10 official public
holidays; the Germans have 11, as do our Canadian
neighbors. Denmark and Italy tie for 12, with Norway'
alid Sweden celebrating 13 and Japan making it 14
dys for two: entire weeks off.
:-:But the big.winner is Brazil with 17- that's right
17 holidays. Not surprising that a country with a nut
as its namesake should also be a bit wacky in its zeal
for celebrations.


I submit for consideration, there should be more
official holidays in this country. I'm not suggesting
that the 80-plus special red-letter observances
issued annually by Presidential proclamation (40
observances, 18 special weeks, 25 special months) be
accepted, although National Hurricane Preparedness
Week (third week in May) may be the exception in
Florida and the Gulf Coast States.
I do, however, believe the following four special
occasions should be recognized as
official holiday:
1 For all the diehard football fans
who will soon be crying in their beer
because football season is -'0--v- e- r, I
nominate Mournful Monday the day
following Super Sunday, the last big
pigskin hurrah until next August. One
post-traumatic day of chest pounding
or grievous groaning should be
enough. This goes for fantasy football
freaks, too.
2 For all the nation's workers,
especially those in Florida .who are,
during one of the dreariest months of
ukari the year, trying to feign interest in their
jobs all the while daydreaming about
waves lapping at their sand-covered
toes, and the big one that got away this one's for
you: Tax Freedom Day, the day in which an average
citizen is said to have worked enough to pay his or
her- taxes for the year. The date changes from year-
to-year, adding a little spice and spontaneity to the
mix,.
3 April 15 is infamous indeed as the annual
Federal tax filing deadline, and a holiday is most
certainly due the accountants who worked a jillion
hours, folks who paid their taxes, begrudgingly or


not, and folks who couldn't quite face the music in
time. Post-Tax Day, April 16, is long overdue so
the tax-paying, tax-owing, and tax-ciphering folks
can breathe a sigh or relief or catch their breath,
whichever the case may be.
4 Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.
should be a national holiday. Considered to be
the first shopping day of the Christmasseason,
as a national holiday it would fuel the economy
as well as give a jumpstart to shoppers who don't
start buying Christmas presents in July. And
because most people think that all government
workers have this day off, think again for Feds it
is a standard workday, as well as for many private
sector employees. With all those additional dollars
circulating in the economy, in Economics 101 lingo,
the multiplier effect will cumulatively reinforce
interaction between consumption and production
resulting in the amplified increase from two to five
times in production and income, creating wealth for,
well, all of us.
Admittedly, it may not be realistic to adopt the
whole kit and caboodle of new holidays immediately,
a case can be made for a phased introduction, say over
a five-year period. I can almost hear the Hallmark
wordsmiths doing cartwheels as they exercise their
poetic diction with witty and heartfelt wishes for
Happy Mournful Monday, Celebrate Tax Freedom
Day, Give Thanks for Post-Tax Day and Ring the
Bell for Black Friday.
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SCIENCE FAIR:
Continued from page A1

Students learn not all hypotheses are correct


zoology.
Earth, Space and Science teacher Bill
McDavid said the two most popular categories
were behavioral science and botany because
of the demographics in this area.
"A lot of our students come from
agricultural backgrounds, so that's what they
know," McDavid said. "The point ofthis fair is
to keep the students interested in science, and
we're glad that botany sparks their interest."
SFHS freshman Catherine Bowman said
she lives on a farm, so she decided to test what
livestock compost is best for growing plants.
Bowman spent more than two months
comparing. plant growth with compost from
animals such as cows, rabbits and goats, and
she was able to determine that goat manure
was the most effective compost.
"We always hear that cow manure is best
for composting, but it turns out goat manure is
more effective," she said. "We have.about 400
goats, rabbits, chickens and other animals on
our farm, so I had easy access to materials for
my project."
Other students took advantage of local
resources to complete their projects as well.
SFHS freshman Slayden McLeod
conducted experiments to determine if
chemicals in suntan lotion are harming
freshwater springs.
After canoeing with his father in one of the
local springs, McLeod noticed a film of oils


toward the banks of the river, and he thought
lotion might be the cause because of the
tourists on that river.
"When you look at the less populated
rivers, the rivers are so much clearer," he said.
"So it leads me to believe the lack of clarity
in popular springs can be attributed to human
interaction specifically suntan lotions that
wash off."
He tested two primary suntan lotion
ingredients, Titanium dioxide and Zinc'oxide,
and found that these ingredients specifically
do not harm springs, but other ingredients
in suntan lotion are responsible for harming
plant life in the springs.
In addition to projects. focusing on local
resources, some students analyzed what
handwriting says about a person's personality,
and others experimented with music-related
topics.
Stephen Tapia-Ruano, a 10th grade student,
determined that listening to instrumental music
helped his subjects memorize 14 percent more
information, while lyricized music decreased
the ability to memorize music by 14 percent.
Hannah Goodson, also a 10th grade
student, disproved her hypothesis that faster
music increases blood pressure and heart
rate, finding people, both young and old,
had unpredictable reactions to both types of
music.


HS ROBBERY: _________________
Continued from page Al1

Robbery is definitely isolated said Troiano


described as a 5-foot-10 to 6 foot white male dressed
in all brown and a black ski mask.
No one was physically injured during this
incident, and according to Troiano the robbery was
"definitely isolated."
Anyone with information about this robbery is


encouraged to call the High Springs Police Department
at 386-454-1415, or remain anonymous by calling
Crime Stpppers at 352-372-7867. Callers are eligible
for\a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading
to the arrest of the suspects.


BURNBAN: Fines to 60 days
Continued from page A updays
extension of the countywide burn All outdoor burning which has
ban to the Alachua County Board not been specifically permitted by
of County Commissioners. The the Florida Division of forestry is
burn ban will remain in effect until prohibited. Please note that the ban
formally terminated by a majority does not affect agricultural burning
of the Alachua County Board of permitted by the Florida Division
County Commissioners. of Forestry for land clearing or
The burn ban' was placed prescribed burning purposes.
into effect on Dec. 30 due to the The use of any fireworks,
combination of an extended period sparklers, flares, or other
without substantial precipitation, pyrotechnic devices except as
daily weather conditions provided by law for public displays
contributing to the potential for requiring a permit is prohibited.
extreme wildland fire behavior Although the use of LPG/
(very low relative humidity, LNG grills and charcoal grills
increased and gusting winds), and is permitted, the public is
an abundance of easily ignitable encouraged to keep a constant
fuel such as freeze and frost-killed watch for any stray sparks or
vegetation, embers while, cooking outdoors.
As a reminder, the burn ban Additionally, due to the potential
prohibits the following: for accidental ignitions, the use
of motorized equipment such as


in jail and $500
ATVs and dirt bikes in areas in
grass, brush and woodlands is
not recommended during times of
high wildfire risk. Please bear in
mind that lawnmowers, both push
and riding, also pose accidental
ignition risks.
Citizens are asked to exercise
extreme caution during the burn
ban. Any burning without a permit
will be considered a second-
degree misdemeanor, punishable
by up to a 60-day imprisonment
and up to a $500 fine. All county
and municipal law enforcement
agencies are authorized to enforce
the ordinance.
For more information, contact
tie Alachua County Department
ofPublic Safety at 352-384-3101.
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ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, JANUARY 08, 2009 A5


High Springs may raise



wastewater fees


By TRACEY MCMANUS
Today Reporter
HIGH SPRINGS High
Springs residents may soon
see an increase .in wastewater
service fees as a result of the
city's effort to cover the cost
of loans and federal funding
requirements for the sewer
installation project.
The city commission will
decide whether to pass the
ordinance to raise wastewater
service fees at, the public
meeting Thursday. If passed,
the fees would increase for
residential customers from
$32.19 to $33.80 per month for
the first 5,000 gallons of water
used and from $6.43 to $6.75
per 1,000 gallons of water used
thereafter. Fees would increase
for commercial customers from
$43.45 to $45.62 per month for
the base rate and from $6.43 to
$6.75 per 1,000 gallons of water
used thereafter.
The rate increase would
support funding received from
the United States Department of
Agriculture Rural Development
as the city enters the second and
third phases of the project, said


Christian Popoli, High Springs
city planner.
"Money was released to
us, and as a part of that, there's
a certain amount needed to
raise rates to keep in line with
inflation so the city is capable
to pay the loans back," Popoli
said. "It ensures the project will
be self-sustaining."
High Springs, originally
qualified for grants, to install
the first sewer system in the
city because of its location
along the Santa Fe River and
the high levels of, nitrogen
being released into the ground
water from septic tanks. After
the city installed the first sewer
system in 2004 in downtown
High Springs 'and areas along
State Road 441, the city is now
extending the installation to
residential areas in the second
and third phases of the five
phase plan.
While residents are often
reluctant to accept increases in
city fees, some. High Springs
residents with outdated septic
tanks 'are willing to dish out
extra dollars on the sewer
project.
Lucie Regensdorf, co-


owner of The Grady House Bed
and Breakfast, is spending $250
to $700 to pump her outdated
septic tanks every couple of
weeks. Her bed and breakfast,
built in 1917, has three high-
maintenance septic tanks and is
part of the area in High Springs.
waiting for a sewer system to be
installed.
"I want a sewer system; I
want city water that is clean,"
Regensdorf said. "I understand
the need for paying for services.
If I had sewer, I wouldn't have
to worry about the septic tanks
at all."
The city plans to continue the
installation of the sewer system
throughout High Springs, but
according to City Manager Jim
Drumm, the process is not only
one that is spiking wastewater
fees, it is also lengthy.
"The, time frame is so long
with USDA," Drumm said.
"It was a five year process
from primary applications
to beginning to construct
something for the sewer. The
city is in five phases to install
the sewer, but septic tanks are
failing."


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HS BENEFIT:
Continued from page Al M
welcomed relief on Dec. 29
after the High Springs Lion's
Club, along with the City of
High Springs, the High Springs
Fire Department (HSFD)
and the High Springs Police
Department (HSPD), held a
benefit at the Civic Center to
raise funds for the displaced
Keenes.
HSPD served as the
collection point for community
donations, including clothes,
household .goods and other
services.
More than 27 businesses
donated items for the benefit,
which was held Saturday, Dec.
27, and all of the proceeds
from the event were given to
the family two days later.
Items donated included
children's electric guitars,
diving certification and a mask
and snorkel set, haircuts, gift
certificates and subs, among
other items.
Local musicians Quarter-


odo ageA Consensus is night will be busy


on Friday and many businesses are showing the
game.
"We. are going to offer free hors d'oeuvres
for customers, but we aren't hoping for much,"
Fishman said: "I've been in this business for 25
years, so I know the game isn't going to be a big
deal for the bars."


NEWBERRY:
Continued from pag Increase reflects cost of fuel and landfill usage
aan additional 57 cents per Archer had a rate increase increases in the cost of doing
month for residential properties in 2008 and High Springs and 'business.
and 13 cents more per yard each Alachua enacted the increase "Those big trucks eat a lot of
month on commercial properties Jan. 1. fuel," Ashby said. "Fuel was so
for Waste Pro's weekly waste "People kind, of wonder why high last year, they lost money.
collection, said Frank Kramer, we do it," Kramer said. "But it Now they're trying to re-coup."
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increasing costs for landfill usage
have sparked these changes for
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According to City Manager
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NOTICE OF VACANCY
Date of Notice: December 24, 2008

The City ofAlachua is accepting applications for one appointment
tothe DRTB. The DRTB serves as our Community Redevelopment
Agency for the Downtown Redevelopment District, also known as
our Community Redevelopment Area. The District encompasses
an area whose boundaries are shown on the map insert below. The
Board meets at least quarterly at City Hall. Applicants must either
reside within the City of Alachua or engage in a business within
the City of Alachua. The City Commission by Resolution shall
make staggered term appointments.
Downtown Redevelopment District


Applications may be obtained in person at City Hall, 15100 NW
142nd Terrace, Monday. through Friday, between the hours of
8:00 AM until 4:30 PM. For electronic applications, visit the City
website at www.cityofalachua.com

Please forward completed applications on or before January 19,
2009 to City of Alachua, ATTN: Assistant City Manager, DRTB,
P. 0. Box 9, Alachua, FL 32616. Any questions, please call 386
418-6132.
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fill up quickly as the game nears, but customers can
reserve a seat for $20.
The Alachua Domino's is also expecting a
busy night Thursday, so owner Freddie Wehbe is
requiring all employees to work during the game.
Spindrifter's Lounge owner Alan Fishman is
preparing for a possible increase in customers for
the game, but he said a large increase is not likely
for the bar because people have to return to work


moon, Darrell Brewer, Mi-
chael Peyton and High Caliber
and Ben Grier entertained the
crowds at the benefit.
"The Chickenman"
provided free pony rides for
the children at the benefit as
well.
Guests of the benefit could
donate money for the family
while also receiving BBQ
dinners courtesy of the High
Springs Lions Club.
One man donated $300
for two dinners, but he did not
provide his name.
"It is so important that
we remember that these local
businesses, as well as the
citizens of this community,
came together in a time of
need," Lion's Club member
Tara Thompson said. "At a
time when lot of businesses
are struggling already, they
still gave for this cause."
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Merchant Donors:
Extreme Exposure Dive Shop
Music Junction
Bennett's True Value of HS
Kelly's Creations
Cuts and More
Badcock Home Furnishing of HS
The Saw Shoppe
Back in Balance of HS
Brian Barkman
The Video City of HS
Jason's Jewelry
The High Springs Gallery
Back to Nature
Ace Hardware of HS
The Coffee Clutch
My Little Caf6
J Coconuts
The General Ship It and More
Wilton's Hair
Sheffield's Hardware
Subway of HS
First Wok of HS
Pj's Dry Cleaning
Club House Athletics
Little Store
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A6 ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, JANUARY 08, 2009


REVIEW: 2
Continued from page A 1

at the Alachua County Sheriff's
Office, replaced Chief Robert
Jernigan who left the post in
May. DeCoursey also served
as interim police chief before
being named to the permanent
position. DeCoursey formally
assumed his new role on July
31.
Sonic Drive-Ins around
the area, including one in
Alachua,. closed unexpectedly
and abruptly in July. According
to a Sonic spokeswoman, the
local franchise owner closed
the restaurants to pursue other
interests.
For the second time in a
little over three years, a CSX
train derailed in Alachua. The
derailment accounted for eight
cars jumping the tracks. The
derailment occurred after a
locomotive hauling some 100
cars slammed into another set of
cars which were supposed to be
parked on a side track. Those cars
apparently rolled back onto the
main line and engineers driving
the massive train carrying coal
were unable to stop before the
impact occurred.


August
S Just miles from a derailment
weeks earlier in Alachua,
another train was derailed in


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Newberry on Aug. 5. The train
was hauling silica sand and coal
from Baldwin, FL to Alachua
County. Five cars jumped that'
tracks in that derailment, but
none 'of them overturned.
Fire service negotiations
between Alachua County and
the Municipality Fire Authority
(MFA) were at an impasse by
mid August. County officials
could not come to an agreement
with the MFA which represents
several fire stations from smaller
cities around the county. The
MFA sought to have a single
agreement with the county
'to eliminate disparities in the
way departments were being
compensated for responding
to fires in the unincorporated
areas of the county. MFA
member cities finally decided to
revert back to prior individual
agreements because of
looming budget deadlines. The
County promised to continue
negotiations to ensure '-an
agreement by summer 2009..
Over a year after being
closed and moved to a temporary
location, the Alachua branch of
the Alachua County Library
District reopened inAugust. The
library's doors opened to much
fanfare as Alachua Mayor Jean
Calderwood, Boy Scout Troop.
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OnAug. 15,two High Springs
stores failed alcohol compliance
tests when employees sold
alcohol' to undercover agents
who were under 21. In all, nine
convenience stores were checked
out, but Sun Coast convenience
store at 830 NW 1st Avenue and
Stop and Go convenience store
at 410 N. Main St. did not pass
the test.
Although Tropical Storm
Fay was a small weather event
when compared to hurricanes in
prior years, the storm did douse
the area with a heaping helping
of rain. As a lumbering Fay
passed through over a two-day
period, she forced the closing of
many agencies and schools and
left flooding rains in her wake.
A Wal-Mart super center
store slated for Alachua
received a key approval from
the Florida Department of
Transportation (FDOT) on
Aug. 28. The world's largest
retailer was finally granted
a U.S. Highway ,441 access
permit for the store to be located
behind McDonald's in Alachua.
The permit is good for a year
'although Wal-Mart officials
,:'have not formally applied for
,proper permits through the City
of Alachua yet.
Joshua Lewis Drawdy Byrd,
18, of Alachua died on Aug. 30
while fishing with his father
and brother near they Sunshine
Skyway pier in Manatee
County. The trio had reportedly
been wading in the water 4ten
Byrd's father turned around and&
noticed his son lying face down.
Despite attempts to resuscitate
the teen, he died. Byrd left a
void in the community where
*he was well-known and was
active in the Alachua Police
Department (APD) Police
Explorer's program.


SSeptember


over $150,000. The raise came
after Watson once again received
high marks from the commission.
The commission also took the
suggestion of Deputy City
Clerk Alan Henderson who said
the city ought to name a road in
Watson's honor.
Conestogas restaurant,
well-known for. its down-home
atmosphere and placement in
"downtown beautiful Alachua"
celebrated 20 years in business.
Owners Rick and Donna
Robertson started the downtown
landmark on Sept. 15, 1988.
Alachua's Miranda Uhl, 16,
received a gold medal and set a
new world record in a swimming
event at the 2008 Paralympics in
Beijing. Uhl set the record in the
200m Individual Medley. Uhl
prepared for herrecord-breaking
performance by practicing 10
times each.week and traveling
to Colorado Springs and Japan
before arriving in Beijing.


October
A regional archery training
facility was one step closer to
reality after Newberry broke
ground for the facility on Oct.
7. To be located in the Easton-
Newberry Sports Complex,
the training center will give
people in the area a better shot
at qualifying and training for
Olympic events. In addition
to an indoor archery range, the
facility will include a multi-
use basketball court, a 90
meter outdoor target range and
numerous outdoor amenities.
Political activist Charles
Grapski was arrested on Oct. 12
after trespassing in the home of
a Gainesville resident. Grapski
allegedly would not leave the
home after being asked by the
residents to do so. An irate
Grapski smashed a window
with his fist and then went to a
side door on the house and let
himself in, a police report stated.


One of the area's best-known
and most successful family
businesses, Hitchcock's, was
sold in October. Alan Hitchcock
sold 11 of his family's 12 stores
to Hometown Supermarkets,
a mid-west based grocery
chain. The Hitchcock's grocery
chain employs some 850 area
residents and, former owner
Alan Hitchcock said he didn't
expect that to change. The sale
was finalized on Nov. 3.
The City of Alachua
Transportation System (CATS)
finally died on Oct. 31, ending
a two-year run; Like most
cats, Alachua's CATS is also
expected to have more lives as
it is revived under a different
model. City ofAlachua officials
said the service was not seeing
a significant ridership and they
hope to bring it back in a form
that provides more frequent
service to residents.


November
On Nov. 4, High Springs
residents re-elected Larry Travis
to his commission seat and
elected Diane Shupe to replace
Kirk Eppenstein. 'Shupe, a
political newcomer is a follow-
up to Bill Coughlin who was
sent back to the commission in
2007 after he had taken a break
from city politics. Eppenstein, a
two-time commissioner in High
Springs; garnered some 1,208
votes, not enough to retain his
seat.
William W. Irby died on
Nov. 11 at the age of 84. Irby
was best known for the W.W.
Irby Elementary School named
in his honor. He was a teacher,
a coach and a principal for more
than 30 years. Irby was born in
Alachua on May 18, 1924 and
remained in the area for the
vast majority of his life. Irby
was active in the Alachua Lions
Club and had many awards and
honors bestowed upon him.


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Manager Clovis Watson, Jr. was revoked for a 2007 case
received a pay raise of 6.8 in which he allegedly became Over a year and a half 4ft
recentived a pay raboosting his salary tof 6 physically violent with Alachua former High Springs Fire Chie
percent, boosting his salary to police and jail authorities. Terry Jewell was placed on


leave of absence, for alleged
wrongdoings, the Office of the
State Attorney publicly revealed
that it would not be pursuing
criminal charges. Jewell had
been accused of misuse of
public funds, fraudulent record
keeping and other violations. A
High Springs Police Department
investigation into the allegations
was forwarded on to the Office
of the State Attorney, but
officials there said they didn't
believe they could prove in a
court of law that the former
chief did anything illegal. The
decisions not to pursue charges
had apparently been made on
Aug. 5, but it was not made
public until Alachua County
Today reporters pressured
officials with the Office of the
State Attorney. Despite asking
about the status of the case on
numerous occasions between
Aug. and Dec., the newspaper
was told a decision had not
been made and that the case was
proceeding.
On Dec. 16, High "Springs
commissioners finally passed
an ordinance that Would. allow
restaurants and package stores to
sell beer and wine on Sundays.
The move came after several
contentious debates and public
hearings, relieving High Springs
of the distinction of being the
only town in Alachua County to
ban Sunday alcohol sales.
Floyd's Diner closed its
doors on Dec. 21. The popular
eatery set in a 1950s style diner
opened in September 2001. But
owner Mike Kearney said he
closed the restaurant because
of a need for maintenance work
and his need for a break. But
Kearney is hardly likely to see
a real break since he still owns
and operates Deneno's,- an
Italian restaurant on Alachua's
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September 1976, and is a partnership
of the community, the media and
law enforcement designed to combat
crime and keep our streets safe.
Officially, January was adopted as
National Crime Stoppers month at the
1986 international conference.
There is always someone who
has information that can help solve
crime. These are the people who can


A message from the desk of


Sheriff Sadie Darnell


Crime Stoppers


call Crime Stoppers anonymously and
provide a tipthatwill help investigators
identify those responsible.
In any investigation, police. and
other law enforcement agencies
encounter individuals who will not
directly provide information. The
three key reasons are:
* Fear of reprisal
* An attitude of apathy
* Reluctance to get involved.
Crime Stoppers breaks through


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these barriers by giving people the'
opportunity to provide information
without speaking directly to police or
having to testify in court. Obviously
investigators need witnesses to help
prove their case in court, but most
importantly, they need information
that allows them to zero in on a
suspect or a criminal operation such
as a drug trafficking network.
Tips to Crime Stoppers do not
give police the evidence they require


to arrest an individual but it does put
them on the right track to solve a
crime.
Cash rewards from Crime
Stoppers also motivate some people
to call anonymously with information
that will be vital to investigators.
Callers can also remain anonymous
and be eligible for a reward of up to
$1,000 for information leading to an
arrest by calling Crime Stoppers at
372-STOP (7867).


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Black Male,
12/09/1986
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes
S5'8", 155 1bs

.Currently
:wanted for:
!Domestic
! Battery by
:Strangulation,
t Burglary


Jason T. Frances A.
Peoples Novak-
Black Male, Dominguez
08/22/1978 White Female,
Black Hair, 10/03/1973
Brown Eyes Brown Hair,
5'9", 220 Ibs Brown Eyes
5'4", 150 Ibs


Currently
wanted for:
Possession of
Weapon by
Convicted Felon


Currently
wanted for:
Fraud and
Felony Theft


Ronnie R.
McCray
Black Male,
05/26/1988
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes
5'6", 175 Ibs

Currently
wanted for:
Carrying a
Concealed
Firearm


Christopher
Shawn
Millsap
White Male,
06/05/1973
5'11", 200 lbs
Brown Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
VOP- Domestic
Battery by
Strangulation


Charney Reginald A.
Jim Debose
Thomas Black Male,
White Male, 02/22/1969
12/17/1956 Black Hair,
6'2", UNK Brown Eyes
Weight 6'1", 195 Ibs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes Currently


Currently
wanted for:
Fraud-Worthless
Checks (14
Counts)


wanted for:
Possession of
Cocaine.


Demetrius
Leonard
Player
Black Male,
04/21/1991
5'7", 165 Ibs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
VOP Robbery
with a Firearm


Aaron
Miles
- Black Male,
6'2",
12/23/1988
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Larceny


Jazzman S.
Williams
Black Male,
07/02/1988
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes
5'10", 215 Ibs

Currently
wanted for:
Grand Theft


Jeffrey
Dubea
White Male,
5'8",
6/15/1985
Brown Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Grand Theft


Cornelius
Thaddeus
White
Black Male,
08/25/1975
5'11", 192 lbs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Battery


Haszell L.
Hambrick
Black Male,
5'09",
4/15/58
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Stalking,
Trespassing


Andre Anton Archie
Lavon Ramone Irby Bennett
Crawford Black Male, White Male,
Black Male, 6'01", 5'8",
5'11", 9/19/89 12/30/1937
4/27/77 Black Hair, Black Hair,
Black Hair, Brown Eyes Brown Eyes
Brown Eyes


Currently
wanted for:
Civil Order of
Arrest


Currently
wanted for:.
Battery, Criminal
Mischief


Currently
wanted for:
Sex Offender


What should I do?


Review the pictures above. If you know the
location of any of these wanted individuals,
please contact the Combined Communications
Center at
352-955-1818 or remain anonymous by calling
Crime Stoppers at 352-372-STOP.


Callers are eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.
DO NOT APPROACH OR ATTEMPT TO
APPREHEND ANY OF THESE INDIVIDUALS.
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Bad company corrupts good character


"Do not be misled: 'Bad
company corrupts good
character.'" 1 Corinthians
15:33 NIV
This verse teaches us that
who we hang out with and
what we watch or listen to will
affect us. We are not
impervious to the
negative influences
that would beat
against us everyday,
especially if we
willingly, put
ourselves in that
environment. To be
clear, all that is on
TV and all music
is not bad. There
are good TV shows REV. LE
and positive music TR
available. 'The New Life
verse here warns us
against 'that which
would corrupt us if we are
engaged with 'it on a regular
basis. Let's look at these three
today, fellowship with bad
company, TV and music.
First, bad company means
to be in "fellowship" with bad
characters. To the Christian this
simply means to be in regular
fellowship with people who
have no regards for the things
of God, not just murderers
and thieves. Can light have
fellowship with darkness


(Eph. 5:8; 2 Cor. 6:14-17)? We
have a choice to make and the
simple question that one might
ask himself is "Will what I am
doing please or displease God?"
Another way of approaching it
is to ask -"What would Jesus
do?" One might
say that Jesus
fellowshipped
with people of
the world. Didn't
He eat with "tax
collectors and
sinners" (Mat.
9:10-11)?7.
There is
a difference
between engaging
ONARD R. the world where
AINA they are and
Community becoming a part
Gainesvle of it. The question
misses the bigger
picture. Where did Jesus spend
most of His time? The answer
is two places. He spent time
alone with the Father in prayer
and with His disciples. For us,
these two represent positive
time with the Father and fellow
believers. These things help us
to remain focused, grounded
and attached to the body.
When a person has been in
the presence of the Father and
in the fellowship of believers,
they are being prepared to


engage the .world. We return to
that weekday job able to. resist
the influences around us. We
go into the public marketplace
energized by God's strength
and Word. When we forsake
the Word and fellowship of
believers we begin to grow
weak and susceptible to things
of the World. We begin to grow
cold. Our goal is. to impact
the world for Jesus Christ, not
be led astray by the world.
We desire to reach the world,
therefore we must engage it,
but we must be on guard, lest
we be led astray (2 Cor. 11:3-
4). Could it be that one of the
ills that plague Christians today
is too much time engaged with
the world?
Secondly, what we allow'
ourselves to watch on TV has
a great effect on us. The effect
does not come only from the
shows, but also through the
various advertisements that
appear before us. We are visual
beings and images embed
themselves in our thoughts.
These thoughts can be used
by the enemy later to tempt
us. Many argue that there is
no harm, because most of the
shows are fiction. The concept
or thought still invades the
mind and seeds it with things
that ought not to be there. The


Bible tells us we are to renew
our minds setting them on
things above trusting Him to
guard our minds (Rom. 12:2;
Php. 4:7; Col. 3:2). In doing
so we are being prepared to
engage the world in our daily
lives (1 Pe. 1:13-15).
Thirdly, music has a similar
effect. What we choose to listen
to will affect ,our character,
either positively or negatively.
The argument that one is only
listening to the music and
not paying attention to the


words does not hold water.
The constant flow of negative
words will penetrate the mind
and begin to slowly corrupt it.
You cannot listen to songs that
promote sexual encounters,
murder or other sins and not be
affected. God calls us to set our
minds on good things.
Bad company corrupts and
good company builds up. It is
that simple. Read Psalms 1.
Ponder the following
words from Philippians 4:8-9:
"Finally, brothers, Whatever


is true, whatever is noble,
whatever is right, whatever
is pure, whatever is lovely,
whatever is admirable if
anything is excellent or
praiseworthy think about
such things. Whatever you have'
learned or received or heard
from me, or seen in me put
it into practice. And the God of
peace will be with you."
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The Heartland Community Places of Worship


Alachua church of Christ
14505 NW 145thAvenue
Sunday Bible Classes 9:30 a.m.
Assembly at 10:30 a.m.
Evening Service 6 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Class 7 p.m.
Ministers: Gene Burgett & LarryPahman
(386) 462-3326



C-Fellowship
Church
Contemporary Praise & Worship
Sunday at 9:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.
16916NWUS Hwy 441, High Springs
386-454-1700 www.FellowshipOnline.org
First Presbyterian
WL- .. Church'
'of Alachua
b Rev. Virginia McDaniel, Pastor
14623 NW 140 Street'
(386) 462-1549
Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship Service
10:30 a.m. Nursery provided.
www.firstpresalachua.org
Grace Community Church (PCA)
ANew awrch inWestrnAIachuaCounty
Pastor Ty Keys jl
New Location: 25705 SW 15 Avenue in
Newberry Elementary School Cafeteria
(352)472-9500
Worship: Sunday 9 am. Nursery provided.
For info go to www.gracecommunityPCA.org
Reaching Out with the Love of Christ by Lifting Up
the Name of Christ-Come hear the Doctrines of Grace

(j New Life
Community Chapel
Meeting at Westside
Park Recreation Center
1001 NW 34th Street
Gainesville, FL 32605
Sunday Worship 10:30 AM
Pastor Leonard R.Traina (352)214-4462
Web: www.newlifecommunitychapel.org


Asembly offGod
Located at 14200 NW 148th Place
Downtown Alachua
www.riveroflifeassembly.org


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SA parih of the Chritian Episcopal Church
Where worship is our central act
* Where the apostolic tradition is upheld
Where we kneel to pray
* Where worshipful music is the standard
* Where traditional liturgy is the norm
Where the Holy Scriptures
are proclaimed
Where a prayerful and quiet
atmosphere is provided
Where traditional values are taught
Where we seek to proclaim a risen
Savior in our daily life and work
Come Join Us
Bible Study 9:30 a.m. Sunday 10:30 a.m.
and other special services as announced.
8100 SW Archer Road (Shrine Club)
(352) 317-5757 www.AllsaintsXnEC.org


First United Methodist
Church ofAlachua
.14805 NW 140th Street 462-2443,
Rev. Rob Atchley, Pastor
JeffVan Valey, Youth & Children's Mister
Worshi,' 8:30 am. & 11a.in.
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Youth Events, 4:30 p.m.
www.gbgm-umc.org/alachuafumc


Services
Sunday: 11:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Children's Church 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday:
Adult & Children Bible Study 7 p.m.
Consumed Youth Service 7 p;m.
Nursery provided for all services.
Pastor Greg Evans 352-870-7288


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Bethesda Outreach CHRISTIAN VAMIIY WORSHIP
Ministries, of Alachua NTRANDBIBI COLEGE

Relost at hNY cost Elder Cynthia Washington, Pastor
lost at ANY cost 220 NE First Avenue, P.O. Box 2187
and Sustaining High Springs, FL 32655
the Saints Bible Study Wed. 7 p.m; Sundays Pastoral
I behind the cross. Teaching 9:30 a.m., Morning Worship 11a.m.
Church: (386) 454-2367 Cell: (386) 878-9568


services:
S Sundays 5 p.m.
at True Worship Outreach Ministries
13704 NW 150 Place
Alachua, Florida
Tuesdays 7:30 p.m.
at True Worship Outreach Ministries
Life Center Building (One street behind
Alachua Elementary)
(352) 339-4466
Elders Nyron and LaShandra Jenkins


christian Life fellowshipp
Assembly of God
Contemporary Worship/Ministry-AllAges
Sunday: SS 9:30 amJWorship 10:30 amn.
Wed. 7 p.m./Children/Youth/Adults
19817 W. Newberry Rd. (4 mi. E. of
Newberry, 4 mi. W. of Jonesvilfe).
(352) 472-5433
www.clfbest.ore


FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF AIACHUA
IMPAC ING One Block'east of Main Street in Alachua
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Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Bible Study 10:45 a.m. Worship
Wednesday: 6 7:30 p.m. Children's Ministries, Youth Activities
and Choir Rehearsal 6:15-7:15 p.m. Mid-Week Bible Study


First United Methodist Church Foundation Chapel Church
Hwy 441 S, High Springs of God by Faith
Sunday School: 10 a.m., Sunday: Sunday School 10 p.m.; Mid-Day
Contemprary Worship: 8145 a.m., Worship 11:30 a.m.; Children's Church 6 p.m.;
Youth Fellowship: 5p.m. Evening Worship 6 p.m.;Tesday: YSB 7p.m.
Wed. Youth Fellowship' 6:45 pm. Wednesday: Outreach Fellowship Dinner
Church offers transportation to & from services. 6 p.m.; General Prayer Service 7:30 p.m.
Youth/Childrens Director: Holly Erskine 13220 NW 150th Avenue, Alachua
Richard Staumfe, Pastor (386) 454-1255 Pastor WillieJ. McKnight, Sr. 462-2549


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HIGH SPRINGS, FL32643
S SUNDAY SCHOOL 10 AM
SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP HAM
SUNDAY EVENING WORSHIP 6 P.M
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Pastors James Lawhun 386454-9709
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OF CHRIST
520 NE Santa Fe Boulevard
Bible Classes forAllAges 9:30 am..
Worship 10:30 a.m.
Evening Worship 6 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Classes 7p.m.
highspringscofc@alltel.net
Pastor: Cori Lewis (386)454-2930


St. Luke A.M.E. Church
Wednesday- 7:00 P.M. Family Study
Sunday Services 9:45 a.m. Church School
11 a.m. Morning Worship
Rev. James R. Watkins, Pastor
Theme: "Knowing and Growing"
14950 Martin Luther King Blvd/Hwy 441
386.462.2732(church) 386.462.4396 (Fax)
stlukeamechurch@alltel.net


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Family Church,
'Reaching people whlf tly ar'"
2020 NE 15 Street
3Gainesville -
iCihole Dix (352) 336-8686


St. Bartlolomew 's
Episcopal Church
Anglica) Tradition
Sunday Services at 10 a.m.
105 NW 2nd St. (next door
to Ifigh Springs City Hall)
Father David Kidd
(386) 454-9812

St. Madeleine Catholic Church
Mass Schedule: Saturday Vigil 5 p.m.,
sunday 7:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.,
Tuesday 7 p.m., Weekdays Mon, Wed
andFri 8:30 a.m. No Mass Thursday.
Cbofession: Saturday 45 min. prior to
Mass or anytime on request
3210 N.E. Santa Fe Boulevard
(U.S. Hwy. 441), High Springs
(386) 454-2358


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Hare Krishna Temple
International Society for Krishna
Consciousness (ISKCON)
Founder Acarya His Divine Grace
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
3 miles north ofAlachua on State Road 235
Sunday Services 4:15-7 p.m.: Lecture,
meditation, chanting, and free vegetarian
feast. Open to the public. (386)462-2017


New Oak Grove Baptist Church
Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m.,
Evening Service 6 p.m.
Wednesday Fellowship Meal 6 p.m.
Bible Study 7 p.m.
RAs, GAs & Students 7 p.m.
Nursery Provided
Terry Elixson, Jr., Pastor
386-462-3390 18100 NW 262 Avenue


New St. Mary Missionary'
Baptist Church
13800 NE 158th Avenue, Alachua 32616
Rev. Daniel H. McNish, Pastor
Phone & FAX (386) 462-7129
Services: Sunday School 9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship 11 a.m.-1st, 2nd, 3rd Sunday
Quarterly 11 a.m. 4th Sun. Birthday Rally
Service; Tuesday Evening 7 p.m. Prayer
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL


The City of High Springs is
currently seeking proposals
from licensed contractors and/
or land developers regarding,
their-interest in participating
in implementing the Douglass
Neighborhood Redevelopment
Plan. Developers may be
expected ,o purchase land for
redevelopment/construction
purposes. Developers may
be selected to partner with the
City on the construction of low
income or affordable housing.
More than one developer may
be .selected. More information
may be obtained at the
Planning, Development and
Codes Department at 30 SW 1st
Avenue, High Springs, Florida.
Proposals must be submitted to
the Office of the City Manager
at City Hall, 110 NW 1st Avenue,
High Springs, Florida 32643 by
3:00 pm, January 23, 2009.

THE CITY OF HIGH SPRINGS
RESERVES THE RIGHT
TO REJECT ANY OR ALL
PROPOSALS.

(Published: Alachua County
Today January 1 and 8, 2009)
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF THE STATE
OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
ALACHUA COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO. 07-CA-5214

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BY, THROUGH UNDER, OR
AGAINST DEFENDANT(S);
UNKNOWN TENANT #1;
UNKNOWN TENANT #2;


Defendant(s)


NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that,
pursuant to a Final Summary
Judgment of Foreclosure entered
in the above-styled cause, in
the Circuit Court of ALACHUA
County, Florida, I will sell the.
property situate in ALACHUA
County, Florida, described as:

LOT 28, CAROL ESTATES
NORTH, ACCORDING
TO THE PLAT THEREOF,
AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK F, PAGE 76, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS


OF ALACHUA COUNTY,


OF ALACHUA COUNTY,
FLORIDA.

A/KIA

1506 NE 28TH AVE
GAINSVILLE, FL 32609

at public sale, to the highest
and best bidder for cash, in
the lobby of the ALACHUA
COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 201
E. UNIVERS-ITY, AVENUE,
GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32601,
County, Florida, at 11:00 AM, on
the 20th day of January, .2009.

Any person claiming an interest
in the surplus from the sale,
if any, other than the property
owner as of the date of the lis
pendens, must file a claim within
60 days after the sale.

J.K. "BUDDY" IRBY
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By /s/ Erika Powell
Deputy Clerk

THIS INSTRUMENT
PREPARED BY:
Law Offices of Daniel C.
Consuegra
9204 King Palm Drive
Tampa, Florida 33619-3128

If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodation
in order to participate in this
proceeding, you are entitled, at
no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Persons
with a disability who need
any accommodation in order
to participate should call Jan
Phillips, ADA Coordinator,
Alachua County Courthouse, 201
E. University Ave., Gainesville,
FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237,
within two (2) working days of
your receipt of this notice; if
you are hearing impaired call
(800) 955-8771; if you are voice
impaired, call (800) 955-8770.

(Published: Alachua County
Today January 01 and 08,
2009)

*Legal Ads
*Displays
*Classifieds
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF THE STATE
OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
ALACHUA COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO. 2008-CA-4441

TAYLOR, BEAN & WHITAKER
MORTGAGE CORP.,

Plaintiff;

vs.

CLARENCE NORMAN GRUBB
JR.; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF CLARENCE NORMAN
GRUBB JR.; BRENDA F.
GRUBB; THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF BRENDA .F.
GRUBB; IF LIVING, INCLUDING
ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF SAID DEFENDANT(S),
IF REMARRIED, AND IF
DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE
UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
CREDITORS, LIENORS,
AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL
OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING
BY, THROUGH, UNDER
OR AGAINST THE NAMED
DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN
T.ENANT #1; UNKNOWN
TENANT #2;

Defendant(s)
/

NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that,
pursuant to a Final Summary
Judgment of Foreclosure entered
in the abovestyled cause, in the
Circuit Court of Alachua County,
Florida, I will sell the property
situate in Alachua County,
Florida, described as:

A TRACT OF LAND
SITUATED IN SECTION
5, TOWNSHIP 10 SOUTH,
RANGE 17 EAST, ALACHUA
COUNTY, FLORIDA,

S AID TRACT OF
LAND BEING MORE
PARTI CULA RLY


DESCRIBED
FOLLOWS:


FOR A POINT OF
REFERENCE COMMENCE
AT THE SOUTHWEST
CORNEROFSAIDSECTION
5; THENCE RUN NORTH

87 DEGREES 40 MINUTES
40 SECONDS EAST, ALONG
THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID
SECTION 5, A DISTANCE
OF 1,326.12 FEET TO THE
SOUTHEAST CORNER
OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4
OF THE SOUTHWEST
1/4 OF SAID SECTION 5;
THENCE RUN NORTH 01
DEGREES 36 MINUTES 07
SECONDS WEST, ALONG
THE EAST LINE OF SAID
SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE
SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF
SAID SECTION 5, AND A
NORTHERLY PROJECTION
THEREOF, A DISTANCE
OF 1536.24 FEET; THENCE
RUN NORTH 87 DEGREES
44 MINUTES 20 SECONDS
EAST, A DISTANCE OF
283.75 FEET TO THE POINT
OF BEGINNING; THENCE
RUN NORTH 01 DEGREES
26 MINUTES 04 SECONDS
WEST, PARALLEL WITH
THE EAST LINE OF THE
SOUTHWEST 114 OF SAID
SECTION 5, A DISTANCE
OF 292.75 FEET; THENCE
CONTINUE NORTH 01
DEGREES 26 MINUTES
04 SECONDS WEST,
A DISTANCE OF 45.00
FEET; THENCE RUN
NORTH 87 DEGREES 44
MINUTES 20 SECONDS
EAST, A DISTANCE OF
157.37 FEET; THENCE RUN


SOUTH 01 DEGREES 26
MINUTES 04 SECONDS
EAST, PARALLEL WITH
SAID EAST LINE OF
THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 A
DISTANCE OF 337.75 FEET;
THENCE RUN

SOUTH 87 DEGREES 44
MINUTES 20 SECONDS
WEST, A DISTANCE OF
157.37 FEET TO THE POINT
OF BEGINNING.


TOGETHER WITH AND
EASEMENT FOR INGRESS
AND EGRESS DESCRIBED
AS FOLLOWS:


A 15 FOOT INGRESS AND
EGRESS EASEMENT
SITUATED IN SECTION
5, TOWNSHIP 10 SOUTH,
RANGE 17 EAST,

ALACHUA COUNTY.
FLORIDA, SAID EASEMENT
LYING 15 FEET RIGHT
OF THE FOLLOWING
DESCRIBED SOUTH AND
WEST

BOUNDARY LINE, FOR A
POINT OF REFERENCE
COMMENCE AT THE
SOUTHWEST CORNER
OF SAID SECTION 5;
THENCE

RUN NORTH 87 DEGREES
40 MINUTES 40 SECONDS
EAST, ALONG THE
SOUTH LINE OF SAID
SECTION 5, A DISTANCE
OF 1316.12 FEET TO THE
CLASSIFIEDS
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ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY CLASSIFIEDS THURSDAY, JANUARY 08, 2009 B5


CLASSIFIEDS:
Continued from page B3
SOUTHEAST CORNER
OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4
OF, THE SOUTHWEST
1/4 OF SAID SECTION 5;
THENCE RUN NORTH 01.
DEGREES 36 MINUTES 07
SECONDS WEST, ALONG
THE EAST LINE OF SAID
SOUTHWEST 114 OF THE
SOUTHWEST 1/4 AND A
NORTHERLY PROJECTION
THEREOF A DISTANCE OF
1536.24 FEET; THENCE
RUN NORTH 87 DEGREES
44 MINUTES 20 SECONDS
EAST, A. DISTANCE OF
298.75 FEET; THENCE RUN
NORTH 01 DEGREES 26
MINUTES 04 SECONDS
WEST, PARALLEL WITH
THE EAST LINE OF THE
SOUTHWEST 114 OF SAID
SECTION 5, A DISTANCE
OF 292.75 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING;
THENCE RUN SOUTH 87
DEGREES 44 MINUTES 20
SECONDS WEST, ALONG
AFOREMENTIONED
SOUTH BOUNDARY
LINE, A DISTANCE OF
80.00 FEET; THENCE RUN
NORTH 01 DEGREES 26
MINUTES 04 SECONDS
WEST, PARALLEL
WITH SAID EAST LINE
OF THE SOUTHWEST
114 AND. ALONG
AFOREMENTIONED
WEST BOUNDARY LINE, A


DISTANCE OF 927.02 FEET
TO THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-
WAY LINE OF S.R. 26 (100
FOOT RIGHT-OF-WAY)
AND POINT OF TERMINUS
OF SAID BOUNDARY LINE,
ALL LYING AND BEING
SITUATE IN ALACHUA
COUNTY, FLORIDA.

To include a:

1995 FLEETCRAFT CORP.
VIN GAFLS05A23694CW21
70174005

1995 FLEETCRAFT CORP.
VIN GAFLS05B23694CW21
70174006

VIN.and

AIKIA

27619 W NEWBERRY RD
NEWBERRY, FL 32669

at public sale, to the highest
and. best bidder for cash, in the
lobby of the Alachua County
Courthouse, 201 E. University,
Avenue, Gainesville, Florida
32601 at 11:00 AM, on 20th day
of January 2009.

Any person claiming an
interest in the surplus from
the sale, if any, other than the
property owner as of the date
of the lis pendens must file
a claim within 60 days after
the sale.


J.K. "BUDDY" IRBY
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By /s/ Erika Powell
Deputy Clerk

THIS INSTRUMENT
PREPARED BY:
Law Offices of Daniel C.
Consuegra
9204 King Palm Drive
Tampa, FL 33619-1328
Phone: 813-915-8660
Attorneys for Plaintiff

If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodation
in order to participate in this
proceeding, you are entitled, at
no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Persons
with a disability who need
any accommodation in order
to 'participate should call Jan
Phillips, ADA Coordinator,
Alachua County Courthouse, 201
E. University Ave., Gainesville,
FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237,
within two (2) working days of
your receipt of this notice; if
you are hearing impaired call
(800) 955-8771;, if you are voice
impaired, call (800) 955-8770.

(Published: Alachua County,
Today January 01 and 08,
2009)


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NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: A-1
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gives Notice of Foreclosure of
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vehicles on 01/19/2009, 10:00
a.m. at 14515 NW PEGGY RD,
ALACHUA, FL 32615-5449,
pursuant to subsection 713.78-
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reject any and/or all bids.

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(Published: Alachua County
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Partners in Education


SunState Federal Credit Union and Alachua County Today
are partnering to bring you "Here They Come." The purpose of
this campaign is to get young people reading. Alachua County
Today will publish a 12-chapter serialized short story, "Here They
Come" as part. of our Newspapers in Education program. The
newspapers will.be sent home with the students after the project
for the week is completed so that parents can share the stories with
their children.


Follow Captain Meriwether Lewis and Captain William
Clark on their historic 1804-1806 journey through the Louisiana
Territory through the eyes of children.
"Here They Come!" tells the personal stories of children the
explorers might have encountered in villages, high on council
bluffs, along the banks of the Missouri River and inside tepees
and lodges.


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(J/?c^z2Zet U^? -4, U "Here they come!" Andy whispered eagerly to his father. Staring
out the window, Andy watched two men walk briskly up the
street and step into his father's store.
Andy had been waiting many days for these men to come get their
supplies. Every boy in St. Louis wanted to meet Captain Meriwether
Lewis and Captain William Clark. Now the two famous men stood
right in front of Andy Bates. Captain Clark smiled and said good
morning. Andy was so excited he could not even answer. His
tongue would not move.
The men shook hands with Andy's father, then they began taking
boxes off the store shelves. The boxes were marked "cloth,"
"tobacco," "coffee" and "hardware." Using a pencil and paper,
Mr. Bates made an account of everything.
Andy knew where the boxes were going.
News had just reached St. Louis that the United States had bought
a large piece of land from France. President Jefferson had asked
Captains Lewis and Clark to explore this new land which was
called the Louisiana Territory. The two captains would make
their exploration by boat up the Missouri.River.
In their camp across the river in Illinois, Lewis and Clark had
strange looking boats and a party of soldiers. Andy wished he could
go with them. He had heard that great tall mountains lay beyond
the sunset, and on the other side of the mountains was a great
ocean. He would like to climb mountains and swim in an ocean.
After a while, Andy grew tired of watching the men, so he slipped
out the front door. On the porch he found a giant dog lying asleep.






-iis t6o 7-7 1 4 oaz and Do -/


A. Andy met Lewis and Clark in 1804 in St. Louis. What do you
think St. Louis looked like then? Using an almanac or the
internet, find out the population of St. Louis in 1804. Draw
a map of the Louisiana Purchase. For whom were St Louis
and Louisiana named?
B. Do some research and find out what breed of dog Seaman
was. Make an alphabetical list of at least 10 breeds of dog.
Draw a picture of Seaman.


It was the largest dog he-had ever seen. It had huge ears and was
as black as the inside of a coal shed.
Even though the dog was lying down, its shoulders came all the
way up to Andy's knees. As Andy admired the dog, he saw one
big dark eye open. Andy moved to the far side of the porch.
For a long time the boy sat and stared at the dog, while the dog
kept one eye on the boy. Then, just as the dog's eye closed again,
Captains Lewis and Clark came out onto the porch. The big dog
rose to its feet and stood beside Captain Lewis. The dog's ears
reached up to his master's waist. Captain Lewis stroked the animal's,
head. He said the dog's name was Seaman. He also said that
Seaman would go with the explorers on their journey to the.
Louisiana Territory.
Andy patted Seaman's head, and then watched as Captains Lewis
and Clark walked back down the street toward the Mississippi
River, a short distance away.
It was May, 1804. The great journey into the unknown was about
to begin. Andy wondered if he would ever see the two captains again.


.... .. /l


Author Kay lively and Illustrator Billie Gofourth-Stewart are both of Neosho,
Missouri. Produced in partnership with this newspaper and the Missouri Press
Foundation. Copyright 2003.


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